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Archives: January 28, 2014

Freeper post that sums up perfectly the tea party mindset.

Fox Host: Erickson A 'Jerk' For Calling Wendy Davis An 'Abortion Barbie'

Pesticide-Ridden Pollen Kills Honeybee Larvae Within Hives, New Regulations Urged

Zagat's Best Pizza in every state

Netanyahu: Let's Turn The Internet From A Curse To A Blessing

Serial Plagiarist Rand Paul ABDUCTED Female Student While In College, Tried To Force Her To Do Drugs

Corporate Tax Cuts Revealed as Root Cause of PA Budget Deficit [VIDEO]

Socialist alert!!!!

Anti-Kerry pool in French-Israeli news

Poll: Most Americans Oppose Obama, Support Israel

TransCanada Pipeline Explodes, Thousands in Sub-zero Temps without Heat

Tom Mulcair to force vote on Canada Post end to home delivery

The 20 Richest Americans: Takers, Not Makers

Judge Says Websites Must Face Defamation Lawsuit For Calling Climate Scientist A ‘Fraud’

Postal Workers to Launch National Campaign Against Outsourcing USPS Services to Staples

A death in detention in Tokyo and a bitter belated farewell

Postal Workers to Launch National Campaign Against Outsourcing USPS Services to Staples

Bwaaaaaaaaaaaah hahahahaha - hilarious

‘the young man in the photograph’

Overview of the Renewable Fuel Standard & Why It Is Good 4 the Climate- Center for American Progress

This Parrot Thinks Biting is Hilarious!

Farm Bill Deal Would Cut Food Stamps By $800 Million Per Year

Boyfriend surprise fiancee'. Well done sir, well done.

Obama advisor: Pipeline deals could see US spy on EU leaders

The Hockey Stick Lives: Canadian Arctic Warming Unprecedented In 120,000 Years

Photos of little ones in the neighborhood growing up

Pell, husband of Michelle Kwan, to run for RI gov

German cows cause methane blast in Rasdorf

Idaho lawmakers: $2M aimed to kill more than 500 wolves

Trial begins in Life Partners Holdings case

Trial begins in Life Partners Holdings case

I'd like to know why this thread was shut down.

Video: Israeli soldiers watch settlers attack 2 Hebron minors

Cops shut down rapper's extravagant $200k post-Grammys Hollywood Hills bash featuring a camel & LION

All this talk about pot is giving me the munchies.

Messed up again today...

Heads Up - Chris Hayes has an interview with Richard Sherman tonight

What movies have you seen that made you wish you had those 2 hours of your life back?

For it is the drum of drums/It is the song of songs...

Propane Prices and the "Energy Independence" Fraudsters

Netanyahu steps up demands, wants settlers to remain in Palestinian state

Cancer quack Robert O. Young is arrested and arraigned, but will he be convicted?

I don't care for codpiece Chris Matthews who is hyping Hillary

For Arne Duncan, the Buck Stops Over There. Outstanding Ed Week blog by Anthony Cody.

German cows cause methane blast in Rasdorf

UK Lib Dems declare war on the rich with raids on pensions and property in 2015 manifesto

White House Rejects End to NSA Bulk Collection because the Task Force Report was too "Liberal"

I killed my coffee pot.

I'm experimenting with Kale Chips and a dehydrator.

Republican Lt. Governor candidates face-off tonight in statewide debate

Corporate Tax Cuts Revealed as Root Cause of PA Budget Deficit [VIDEO]

Disney Channel debuts its first openly gay characters: ‘Taylor has two moms’

Aren't some woo just the hypothesis that has yet to be tested. Intuition? Doesn't science always

Afterwards, everybody gets a ride in Neil's time machine

Military brass, behaving badly: Files detail a spate of misconduct dogging armed forces

Ok. All my fellow southerns ready for the next blast of winter

DOJ Says Company That Vetted Snowden Faked 665,000 Background Checks

Is the NSA spying on both Democrats and Republicans??

Obama invites guests to State of the Union

Making the banking system marijuana friendly

Apollo 1 caught fire 47 years ago today

Strange how Internet Firms want to be more open now that Snowden narc'd them all out

Fallen NASA astronauts remembered on Space Coast's most somber 7 days

Don’t look now, but Obamacare might just hit a sign-up projection 3 million signed-up

Scarborough: Lewinsky Could Be Fair Game If Hillary Bashes GOP With 'War On Women'

VA GOPer Compares AG's Refusal To Defend Gay Marriage Ban To Dred Scott Decision

Can you add the AFL-CIO Now Blog

How Miami plans on pisssing away more Tax Payer money: Build a Soccer Stadium

Terrific Breakdown of the Woody Allen "Affair"

The minimum wage is set to rise in Britain. And Conservatives are all for it.

Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) appeals to the President to help Americans avoid freezing to death

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Koch Brings Good Things to Life! & a new kitteh gif!

Canadian data doesn’t support stereotype of the wealthy U.S. expat

A Sexual-Decision Flowchart That Makes Everything Simpler for Medieval Men

How do Trees Survive Winter?

Note to Republicans

"I say you go to jail."

Reconsider voter ID ruling, Corbett(teapublican) asks court!

I'm on the promotion list

Something good to know for kitteh lovers: Miralax is a safe laxative for cats in SMALL doses.

Check out this award winning short film. It's hilarious!

My new favourite smoothie: strawberries, spinach, parsley, apple, stevia, yogurt and

DiabeticMan's Wife: rant/vent/Frustration about Welfare

Dr. Housing Bubble 01/27/14

Pedro Menendez de Aviles visits St. Augustine nearly 450 years later.

Choices choices: Classical music or hot solo/whatever n/t

How does a thread disappear from the Greatest page when it is at the top?

Judge Approves $7.5 Million to Keep Interfaith Medical Center Open Until Mid-February

In 2011, I made this comment here

Am watching Rachel on the left coast

Corporate Tax Cuts Revealed as Root Cause of PA Budget Deficit [VIDEO]

I feel pretty good

Why clowns should not drink and drive.

Bill Moyers on Dark Money, the Attack on Voting Rights & How Racism Stills Drives Our Politics

Lounge show tune mavens: What's your favorite "My true love is out there, somewhere" song?

I saw a Great Horned Owl last night

Profanity-laced recording of NC senator's meeting cited in death of puppy mill bill

Kay Hagan Trails 7 Points!

Kay Hagan Trails 7 Points!

Weeks Best Jokes – January 27th, 2014

AP-GfK Poll: Negative view of health rollout eases

A photo more awesome than Nixon/Elvis. More awesome than Gary Coleman/Hasselhoff.

Fastest Electric Race Car - Nissan ZEOD Electric Racing Car

GOP proposes new improved Obamacare by bringing back preexisting conditions

Migraine Headaches and the Remarkable Power of Placebos

Koch Brothers/John Birch Society/AFP put Obama's head on Stalin's body.

I'm scared tonight.

This whole Trent Reznor "F the Grammys" thing...

"Four out of five Americans don’t trust GOP"

Will Boehner’s immigration ‘principles’ help struggling GOP?

I'm A Believer!! Obamacare success story.

Quentin Tarantino sues website over leaked script

Photo of a clever inventor. It's about hoodies.

"CHEO finds combining cancer treatments makes big difference"

Military commander used official email system to decribe masturbation after meeting congresswoman

G.B.F.: New Film Explores Gay Friendships With Humor

Bernie Sanders schools a mental midget. (Video at link)

Wendy Davis states support for expansion of gun rights.

Seattle veterinarian runs Super Bowl promo...

"Why Is the American Dream Dead in the South?"

Flatulent cows start fire at German dairy farm - police

Conan O'Brien comments about Justin Bieber...

GAO Examines Impact of Continuous Coverage Prior to Enrolling in Medicare

New Study Finds Shopping Cart Injuries Hospitalize 66 Kids Each Day In The US.

The best bumper sticker...

GOP leaders: Court erred in order to end life support for brain-dead, pregnant woman

Progressive radio news

Voters Shocked Christie Botched Such An Easy Political Cover-Up

phrase of the day is "flatulent cows" Substitute in any thread title......

Some archived posts disappearing?

obese animals. :D

It was a balmy 44F degrees today and now it is 21F and going to 13F.

Inside Llewyn Davis trailer. Featuring the kitteh.

Air in Utah...

If teachers just worked an 8 hour day, your student would get:

Mainers shouldn’t have to wear a coat at home: Extend unemployment benefits now


Christian Leaders Express Concern over Unemployment Insurance Expiration

Congress back, Reid agenda includes farm bill, jobless aid

Sad heartbreaking news back home

My annual posting of my favorite SOTU pic

Video of Fresno Partnership City Council Candidate Forum District 1 & 7 held 1/25/2014`

In a musical mood time for something different than normal

Progressives put together a City Council Forum in conservative Fresno, CA

Tom Perkins apologizes for Holocaust comments, but it's hardly his first controversy

Disgraced ex-journalist Stephen Glass loses bid to be California lawyer

Review Finds Meditation Somewhat Effective Against Anxiety And Depression

Indiana House Derails 2014 Marriage Amendment By Voting To Change Its Language

sorry, accidentally posted in the wrong forum - maybe this will make ammends:

How did the Daily Show do this?

GOP strategy - piss off as many women as possible

Brazil: Cops Attack Protestors and Tourists During World Cup Demo

Articles on local events from early 1900's

Senate Republicans pitch ObamaCare alternative on eve of presidential address

GOP’s hot new craze: Why everyone wants to give a State of the Union response this year

Even Forbes Magazine contributor asking for Kevin O'Leary to be yanked off of ABC and the CBC

Meet the International Olympic Committee, Ideal Candidates for a Perp Walk

UN chief praises Cuba's efforts in promoting women rights, social development

GOP Candidates Suddenly Find Love For Obamacare's Medicaid Expansion

Dog sitting...

Thai police rescue hundreds of Rohingya in raid on suspected traffickers' camp

Obama to honor Gov. Beshear in State of the Union; Ky. Governor heads to DC

Fox v. Fox: Greta Van Susteren Slams "Disrespectful" "Jerk" Erick Erickson's Wendy Davis Attacks

Our Dangerous Budget and What to Do About It - Jeffrey D. Sachs

Angel the Albino Dolphin in Taiji Whale Museum

Rachel traces vast network of Koch-funded groups and initiatives to show their political influence

Sentenced to 48 hours, released after five months.

Stewart Finds Minority NY'ers Who’ll Stop Being Minorities So Hannity Will Stay

The Techno-Oppression of Ukraine Is Exactly Why Snowden Blew the Whistle

Any livestreaming links for the SOTU?

Clouds Over Honduras

School Ditches Rules And Loses Bullies

10 things Pres. Obama can do right now

My husband is undergoing radiation treatment..

King (R-Iowa) Amendment To Invalidate States' Animal Protections Dropped From Farm Bill

Honda becomes first Japan automaker to be net exporter from U.S.

Marine Corps to retry sergeant in Iraq war case

How cold is it?

New Honduran leader sworn in, urges more US help

New Honduran leader sworn in, urges more US help

School ditches rules and loses bullies

Mitt on Netflicks, a deeply disturbing documentary

Trial over California teacher protection laws opens

House Republicans consider their own immigration plan

Al Jazeera America to get prime new channel space

From whom did you first hear the term

Poland Poll Reveals Stubborn Anti-Semitism Amid Jewish Revival Hopes

Joe McCarthy, Glenn Greenwald, and me (Christian Science Monitor)

Filipino cops accused of using 'wheel of torture'

Pete Seger - RIP

Two Texas energy giants take multibillion-dollar dispute to jury

Two Texas energy giants take multibillion-dollar dispute to jury

BREAKING: American Toubadour, Folk Singer and Activist Pete Seeger Has Died at Age 94

Does the USA import more Honda autos or export more Hondas?

Pete Seeger Interview on Democracy Now

Michele Bachmann vs. Bernie Sanders CNN Debate Goes Completely Off the Rails


Pete Seeger & Springsteen: Obama Inaugural Concert 2009

Pete Seeger has died

Marlene Dietrich's perhaps definitive rendering of Pete Seeger's "Where Have All the Flowers Gone?"

My favorite Pete Seeger memory...

Gay Son Of Indiana GOP Lawmaker 'Terribly Disappointed' Father Voted For Marriage Equality Ban

Turn Turn Turn

Pete Seeger - Banks of Marble

Congress secretly approves U.S. weapons flow to 'moderate' Syrian rebels

Pete Seeger - "Forever Young"

Lieutenant governor candidates say Muńoz court ruling was wrong

Pete Seeger - the infamous Smothers Bros. show appearance

Mexico Knights Templar leader 'Loya Plancarte captured'

The poor deserve equal protection by the law

Pete Seeger - "God's Counting On Me' (his parting message)

Ukraine Prime Minister Resigns As Parliament Holds Crisis Debate

The Weavers "Goodnight Irene"

The poor deserve equal protection by the law

You're never too old to change the world

Rachel last night - lying to the State Legislature -GOP pick for NJ probe committee surprises

'Do what you love'? Yeah, right

Remember the spring

Pete Seeger & Dar Williams - "Turn! Turn! Turn!" (Conan O'Brien 1998)

I had this poem read at mother's funeral in 1973 -

-33 degrees F in Leader and Fosston MN...brr...stay warm DU'ers !

World court awards Peru swathe of Chile's fish-rich sea

Brazil scientists warn on dwindling jaguar population

Annnnd The Mexican Ski Team now has an entry in the worst Winter Olympics uniforms category:

Latin America transformed by ethical politics vision

Fox News analyst tells Tea Party group he can lead a military coup against Obama

States consider reviving old-fashioned executions

Check this out

My brother just texted me that the walls of his house are making popping noises.

Yeah, why is that?

What happened to Buzzflash?

Just remember when you hear comments about Pete Seeger from the Right wing

Pete Seeger, Judy Collins, Arlo Guthrie, Fred Hellerman w/ intro by Studs Turkel (1976)

Siamese Fighting Fish don't have time for any BS, Siamese Fighting Fish only has time to be fabulous

New 5-year farm bill would cut subsidies while slashing food stamps benefits

How We Got Economic Inequality and Why the President Needs to Talk About It

New 5-year farm bill would cut subsidies while slashing food stamps benefits (xpost frm Poverty)

If any DC DUers ers want to come to my SOTU watch party tonight,

Pete Seeger leads singing 'We Shall Overcome' at Occupy Wall Street march- Columbus Circle in NYC

Texas Lt Governor candidates say dead pregnant woman should have been kept on life support

Police investigating possible Midtown bias attack on gay journalist

Harvey Weinstein demands movie "Snowpiercer" cut, because US-audience too dumb

Former Arizona Rep. Gabby Giffords: 'Too dangerous to wait' on gun control

Hey! Whoever drew this map. NC wants part of its state back.

A poster girl for torture in Hong Kong

The Republican Plot to Kill Democracy: Why It Wants To Neutralize the Vote

The Dangers of Obama Aiming Too Low on Inequality Issues in the State of the Union

The Bear's Lair: Dinosaur tail risks

Pete Seeger deserves a Noble Prize

wreak havoc, rob a bank, get a bonus: class warfare unmasked

Pete Seeger..Bring Em Home...........(Viet Nam )

At Home with Glenn Greenwald

The Obama administration's "Pacific Pivot" is wreaking environmental havoc on the pristine ecosystem

Ukraine PM resigns for 'peaceful resolution to crisis'

Day of Rage: French cops clash with protesters at rally against Hollande

The Ukrainian parliament has voted overwhelmingly to annul controversial anti-protest legislation

The New Cold War

Which side are you on?

What a Country!: A Love Letter to America

open letter to the 85 richest people on the planet

The NSA Lied to the German Government

Obama to raise minimum wage for federal contractors

The South's rapid responds to Leon, the winter storm:

Updating Overtime Rules Is One Important Step in Giving Americans a Raise

Ndr Snowden interview

Saudi Gazette: Drone deaths on the rise

wonder why there`s not enough propane in wisconsin ? it`s the free market!

It's appalling the Democratic Party condones Arne Duncan and his policies

Pete Seeger Guantanamera

Why patriarchy fears the scissors: for women, short hair is a political statement

Analysis Strategic Africa: Why the U.S. and Europe are sending in the troops

The Rude Pundit: Okay, Tom Perkins, We Were Planning a Kristallnacht on the Rich

Migrant Worker Abuse in Sochi

Pete Seeger

Candidates of both parties run vs. NSA

Everybody gets something out of this deal

Harvesting the World's Mechanical Energy

DUers down south - staying warm?

If the planet is warming, where's all that extra heat going?

The real victims

Obama's State Of The Union Theme: Time To Move Past Reagan's Vision

Sustainable alternatives to drilling for oil in the arctic

22 Deaths Now Blamed On Dangerously Potent, Fentanyl-Laced Heroin

CNN's Chris Cuomo Just Told Valerie Jarrett That The President Is Provoking The Repugs To Be ....

Charts: Unemployment Benefits' Big Bang for the Buck

Pete Seeger and the American Soul

56 congressional Dems (would) endorse a presidential candidate who hasn't announced yet

"Government should get out of health care"

Why Is This Year's Flu So Dangerous for Young Adults?

Brighthouse customers in Central Florida, please drop in.

Pete Seeger: the man who brought politics to music

Pete Seeger's own epitaph: To My Old Brown Earth

Godsmacked: I’m an atheist at a hardcore Christian academy

Pssssssssst the Virginia legislature is back in the Democratic column

VA GOPer Compares AG's Refusal To Defend Gay Marriage Ban To Dred Scott Decision

Thesis: Atonal music is crap. Discuss

I will definitely be leaving Democratic Underground but wanted to say goodbye first.

For Persian Jews, America Means 'Religious Pluralism At Its Best'

Krugman: there has been a sharp increase in the number of people calling themselves lower class.

amg and the state employees union

Crush and Burn: A History of the Global Crackdown on Ivory

Wealth Gap: A Guide to what it is, why it matters.

McAuliffe rejects call to appoint special prosecutor to defend Va.’s gay marriage ban

Safe Passage Pete Seeger -

Basque Pork Cutlets

Indiana House Derails 2014 Marriage Amendment By Voting To Change Its Language

Pete has died......

CNN - John King, have Nixon picture on story about tonight's SOTU

Tom Perkins AKA the leader of the White Truffle regrets saying Kristallnacht, but you're still Nazis

I'm officially over Winter

Tuesday Toon Roundup 1- GOP Outreach, meet slap

Tuesday Toon Roundup 2- State of the disunion

Three GOP senators finally have a replacement for ACA!

Tuesday Toon Roundup 3- The rich and their persecution

56 Dems endorse Hillary for 2016

Tuesday Toon Roundup 4- The Rest

Is the United States turning into Russia?

Obama to act on minimum wage

Bernie Sanders Loses His Cool In Heated Argument With Michele Bachmann (And He’s Right!)

For Pete:

Pope Francis' Gentle Revolution: Inside Rolling Stone's New Issue

$28.3 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme May Put Disbarred Attorney Behind Bars

Pic of Pete Seeger on way to be sentenced for refusing to name names to HUAC. Brave act.

Who the fuck can live off 10.10 an hour in this day and time?

This Machine Surrounds Hate

Obamacare Will Help Reduce Income Inequality

Senators Sanders and Warren voted to cut Food Stamps. Why?

The passing of an icon. Pete Seeger dead at 94.

Map: Publicly Funded Schools That Are Allowed to Teach Creationism.

Sigh....28 years ago today.....

Another look at the data on gun violence

Pete Seeger & Bruce Springsteen HD This Land is Your Land Lincoln Memorial.

The entirety of your earnings...your labor...

NSA Agent’s Identity Exposed in Poorly-Redacted Snowden Document

Once again it's time for the Annual 'Win a Million Dollars right here right now.....'

Come on we only need 37k more signatures for this petition - definitely worth supporting!!!

GOP Activist Calls Wendy Davis ‘Hooker’ And ‘Whore’ On Twitter

Cap'n Tugg Dies

Horror as banker, 39, plunges to his death from headquarters of JP Morgan in Canary Wharf

I think I'm a liberal because the music is better.

NY Times: From Your Friends at the N.R.A.

Folk singer, activist Pete Seeger dies in New York

Papantonio: Dumbing Down America For Political Gain

Jon Stewart to Sean Hannity: ‘It’s not East Germany, you can get out’ of NY ‘any time’

Neglected Grade II Mayfair mansion is offered to brave buyers

Pete Seeger: "Well May The World Go" His wishes for us in Song

West Village water main break causing traffic problems

Exclusive: Democratic senators to file amicus brief in Hobby Lobby birth control case

TPM: New GOP Plan Makes Everything They Hate About Obamacare Even Worse

Christie's National Poll Numbers Plummet

Romney Clarifies Earlier Comment To Say Putin Is A Terrible Thug Who's Worse Than Obama

Erick Erickson Responds To Greta Van Susteren With Graphic Anti-Abortion Screed

Prepare to be attacked, I guess.

Rachel Maddow - Familiar alliances emerge in NJ scandal

Has anyone ever had a face-lift? Specifically a "mini-facelift"?

DDT: Pesticide linked to Alzheimer's

Retiring Senator Says Nobody Is Going To Watch State Of The Union, Anyway

If you Love Pete Seeger... A Must See "Pete Seeger: The Power of Song"


McCain Now 'Fired Up' to Run for Re-election for 5th term in 2016 (per MSNBC)

Dear Pres Obama: Give um hell tonight, it's why we gave you a second term. Voters spoke.

MTA expanding subway trash can removal plan

Help me with an argument... deciphering BOLS stats

The BS Curve

Pete singing "Oh had I a Golden Thread"

Virginia Democrats regain control of state Senate

Newt Gingrich: Hillary Clinton can’t be president because she doesn’t drive

One way an underdog could win 2016 primaries: dump corporate education reform and embrace educators

GOP Vs American Chamber of Commerce

Find something to be happy about today (Tuesday January 28, 2014)

Rachel Maddow - GOP pick for NJ probe committee surprises

Rachel Maddow - Elaborate network obscures Koch influence

Every time I look out my door to check the weather or whatever, I feel like singing this(CCR):

Whay does that fucking Jansing on MSNBC find this cold weather in the east so humorous?

Krugman: “But they have cell phones!”

My personal Fox News nightmare: Inside a month of self-induced torture

Masturbation = Dead Soldiers

2 workers injured in fall at Old Market job site

The right’s single-mom mistake: Why their latest attacks are clueless and doomed

Is Real Clear Politics website yet another right wing propaganda site designed to mislead?

Far-Right Fears: Alarm spreads across Ukraine after Kiev carnage

Topless against Putin: Femen activists protest in Brussels (NSFW)

My personal Fox News nightmare: Inside a month of self-induced torture

Worker hurt (2 killed) in International Nutrition collapse plans to sue plant owner

Loudoun County group files court petition to remove Supervisor Delgaudio from office

Unemployment rates fall in 39 US states last month

Is Michele Bachmann getting ready to run again?

How shocked will the uninformed be tonight after the President states the truth about the

Zero Theorem Official Trailer (2014) Christoph Waltz, Terry Gilliam

Are these speed test #s really bad, what to do: PING 27, Download 2.98, Upload .31

What are some good varieties of heirloom tomatoes to begin indoors?

Five-string banjo players, check in!

Scores brave bitter cold to get seat for Y-12 protesters' sentencing

McCain Responds To Ariz. GOP Censure: 'If Anything, It Fires Me Up'

Stop Listening to Rich People

Bendy Chinese paper art stuns New Yorkers

Peace activists deserve leniency; actions exposed dangerous security flaws

The Republican Recession and the Democratic Recovery (updated again)

What's for Dinner ~ Tuesday ~ January 27th

Man fights off shark, stitches up own leg, goes to the pub

"Songs Are Sneaky Things"- Pete Seeger, Who Did Indeed Outlast The Bastards.

Wow...Stockman's trashing Cornyn and calls Obama's new plans "sickening"

Which member of the brain trust is giving the rebuttal this year?

Romney Still Isn't Over That Benghazi Debate

A European perspective on the weather.

Oh my goodness, NO...

Picture should honor Pete Seeger. nt

Report: Knights of Columbus Spends Millions to Fight LGBT Rights

TX weather. Fri. it snowed, Sun. it hit 80°, today there's ice and sleet.

Senator Sanders: A Victory for Workers

Top Romney Donor on 2016 bid: "You think I am kidding but you heard it here first."

Pic Of The Moment: GOP To Give Three Duelling State Of The Union Responses Tonight: Preview

What to Expect From the State of the Union

Virginia Del. Eileen Filler-Corn Notes That Young People Overwhelmingly Favor Marriage Equality

McDonald's "30 Minute Time Limit While Consuming Food"

Voter Fraud in Texas

This reminds me of republicans who are full of gas.

Verizon killed Net Neutrality. But the FCC can save it. = Petition new FCC Chair Tom Wheeler

Forum on entitlements

Longtime Dallas lawyer, civil rights activist Adelfa Callejo dies at 90

Screw this Florida weather

So tonight Cathy McMorris Rodgers gets to become Jindal & Rubio

Pete Seeger on "The Power of Music"

Hey ignorant motherfucking Palen II. If you are going to lie about Wendy Davis from Arizona, you

State overtime pay at record high

Matt Drudge Evidently Has Visions Of Michelle Obama Chasing Him With A Needle And Syringe

Assembly reintroduces Women's Equality Act

Child abuse inquiry: Church-run 'hell hole' homes were 'like Nazi concentration camps'

Not wanting to release rapists to put pot smokers in prison makes you like the 9/11 hijackers

Report: FDA Turning a Blind Eye to Growing Superbug Threat

President Obama's statement on the passing of Pete Seeger

Just Telling It Like It Is ...

Coalition disappointed with education budget increase

Pete Seeger: A life lived in the power of song

Pete Seeger and the Weavers

I, for one, welcome our new insect overlord...

Statement by the President on the Passing of Pete Seeger

The Continuing Saga of Born-Again Bill

Russia Wants Free-Trade Zone Linking EU, Moscow-Led Customs Union.

Once-in-a-generation winter storm descends on Deep South

Scientists transform old plastic shopping bags into vehicle fuel

Further to Packman post: One Republican Lawmaker, Many Votes! Illegal Voting by Texas Lawmakers?

McAuliffe won't help GOP defend gay marriage ban

Has your income decreased? Are you as tired as I am?

Speed trap Ahead

The Rude Pundit: If You're Not Blaming the GOP for the Crappy State of the Union, You're Lying

More slimeing of Wendy Davis: Malkin award nominee

Is this guy a master hustler or a master cheapskate?

Linking Alzheimer's to environmental contributors

4 Republicans Will Now Be Responding To Obama's State Of The Union Address

A personal story about Pete Seeger.

My Advice to the Dictator for His State of the Coup Address on Income Inequality

What Voters Really Care About

Bill would keep 'cop killers' behind bars for life

RepubliCONs talk about Obamacare as if...

Fox News' War on Women In One Manly Man Photo

Boston Mayor Mayor Marty Walsh:

New App Launched In Time For Super Bowl Lets You Call Out Brands For Sexist Ads

A brazen GOP water grab (or, these pigs don't miss a trick):

State-Sponsored Wolf Killing Ends in Idaho

Guy Challenges Police Dog to Rematch After Arrest

*** / SOTU == Get Ready == 9 PM ET ***

Pete Seeger was a great American because he dared to be thought otherwise - By Charles P. Pierce

Progressive coalition calls Cuomo's tax cuts a 'misguided effort'

Vet whose Medal of Honor ceremony was used in 'Forrest Gump' tells of PTSD struggles

OH GOD!!!! Cruz demands a state of the state on Benghazi

In using executive authority, Obama is on solid political ground

It's Time For The President To Take Back His Presidency --- By Charles P. Pierce

Why Are the 1% Such Crybabies?

Wendy Davis:You DAMN!!! right it's a true story

Map: Publicly Funded Schools That Are Allowed to Teach Creationism.


Godfrey Bloom, classy as ever

What makes us human? Unique brain area linked to higher cognitive powers

A positive story on the working man in NJ

Why the NRA wins. (1)

Glenn Beck joins the White Truffle! Defends Tom Perkins after criticisms of Kristallnacht letter

FDA Concealed the 'High Risk' Livestock Antibiotics Pose to People

UK lawmakers tell queen to cut costs, boost income

The Safer, Job Creating Pipeline.

You do know President Obama is the AntChrist, right? 2014 Member Priorities Survey

Quote from Martin Luther King III

Democrat wins Virginia Senate recount, giving Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s agenda a crucial boost

Polar Vortex Is Back: Coldest of the Cold En Route to U.S. (Wind maps and world circulation)

Pete Seeger vs. the House Un-American Activities Commitee: The Transcript (so so so great)

Man fights off shark, stitches up own leg, goes to the pub

How many faces...

Jonathan Banks Joins ‘Breaking Bad’ Prequel ‘Better Call Saul’

It's time for the 2014 SOTU Drinking Game!

300,000-Year-Old Caveman 'Campfire' Found in Israel

Killer Whale in Florida, Lolita to Gain Protected Status Following PETA, ALDF Petition

Where are the Pro Bowl threads?

BOOM! Northwestern Football Players Are Trying To Unionize

Louisiana Quietly Attempts To Regulate Abortion Clinics Out Of Existence

Pete Seeger dies: Watch him team with Johnny Cash and June Carter

With incredibly narrow recount victory, Democrats retake the Virginia Senate

Abbas proposes three-year Israeli pullout from West Bank

Once again, the world is fascinated by a slow moving White Ford Bronco...

Pete Carroll: NFL should explore medical marijuana if it helps players

Draconian King Amendment FAILS!!

Ford's Q4 $1.3 billion caps one of 'best years ever'

Floyd 'Money' Mayweather Bets $14.82 Million On Denver Broncos To Win Super Bowl

Has anybody seen Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant's "An Idiot Abroad"?

the Axis of Evil

UN authorises EU troops to use force in Central African Republic

This One's For Pete

Police Banned From Enforcing Traffic Laws Over Abuse

Indian supreme court refuses to review ban on gay sex

Once again, a beautiful statement from JK on Holocaust.

Sticky, icky virus: How to clean a 1,000-foot cruise ship

Being poor is knowing exactly how much everything costs.

Ladies and Gentlemen, please join in singing Our National Anthem

Pete Seeger, Carnegie Hall, June 8, 1963

The Most and Least --------- (Bible-Minded) Cities in America:

DiNapoli: State has ‘special obligation’ to Albany

Freeper birther delusion reaches an insane new height... Obama had plastic surgery to look black

Maddow Responds To The Kochs: 'It's Our Country Too'

Every vote DOES count: 11 votes flip the Virginia Senate from Red to Blue.

Israel jails anti-Zionist for offering to spy for Iran

Chicago 14-year-old shoots himself with gun dad gave him for Christmas

Sen. Marco Rubio Ends China Trip, Urges China "not to dominate its neighbours".......

Whatever happened to the proposed ADHD group?

Claire McCaskill To Rand Paul: Don't You Dare Play The Lewinsky Card

5 Things Democrats MUST Do To Win In 2014

4 Shot at NC Church; Boy, 12, Critically Wounded

I downloaded Microsoft 8.1 and it is working quite welll but the program made the print smaller. Can

Republicans Promise to Respond to State of Union with Grumpiest Faces Ever/promise by Borowitz htt

Deport Bieber petition nears success

Be a Part of The State of the Union

The Tight Link Between the Minimum Wage and Wage Inequality

Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr team for Beatles tribute

GOP Charm School

Destiny Hoffman served 154 days for a 48-hour sentence

THE PHILOMENA PROJECT> Help women find information concerning their lost children

So women over 50 can't get pregnant?

::Here's an idea that will solve America's economic crisis and launch us into the 21st century

MSNBC Interrupts Congresswoman on NSA for Report on Justin Bieber

Why is the Super Bowl in the New York area?

Industrial hemp in Oregon: Farm Bill includes provision allowing states and universities to grow hem

Nigerian Woman Disowns Her Gay Pussy

Loooooong list of things I want in my house when I grow up


After heavy rain, Alaska officials say they've never seen an avalanche this large touch a road

'Duck Dynasty' star coming to State of the Union

Shooting at school in Hawaii

Fusion’s Live SOTU Coverage Will Include Talking Puppets

Google Autocomplete - Why is [country] so

Robert Scheer: Who Needs the Gestapo When You Have ‘Angry Birds’?

Dr. Hunter Thompson on a previous Presidential speech

What combination of 2 words make you happy - really, don't get my thread locked!

Net Neutrality Becomes a Campaign Issue

Wouldn't want anyone to get the wrong idea. (WARNING: HOF THREAD)

The pandemonium has begun ...

Northwestern Players File With NLRB

Pete Seeger and Waist Deep in the Big Muddy

Let's all boycott the GOP responses to the SOTU. If everyone tunes out when they come on,

A sad first: Working people now need food stamps more than kids and elderly

The Supreme Court Abortion Clinic Buffer Zone Case - Katie Klabusich Discusses

Pete Seeger and The Freedom Summer

Wendy Davis Politely And Respectfully Puts Pink Sneaker Up Bristol Palin’s Ass

What Romney reminds me of

The hypersexualization of American tween culture: Has it gone too far?

There's some who feel the Endangered Species Act should not be extended and some who do

Mitt on Netflix, a deeply disturbing documentary.

Why Is The MSM Affording So Much Attention On The Responses To The SOTU Address?......

"Ladies and Gentlemen!....the Divider!"

Wendy Davis’s daughters defend her in letters

'God Bless America' In Presidential Speeches Has A Little-Known, Uncomfortable Beginning

Cultivating the nones

At least 10 inmates killed in Colombia prison fire

Soldier murders 3 colleagues inside north Colombia army base

I Tend To Agree

Mitch McConnell's pro healthcare campaign ad

“No policy in place to check the waiting room to see if people waiting to be seen are still alive"

"On this day in 1986, the Space Shuttle Challenger broke apart 73 seconds into its flight,

Obama to raise minimum wage for government contract workers

New York boy who died rescuing relatives gets firefighter funeral

US and British spies 'get personal data from Angry Birds'

We need a ginormous food fight here, so let's have a frank little chat about demons

From an intelligence gathering standpoint, the Olympics seem like a disaster.

dancing bird loves RAY CHARLES.

Honestly: It's snowing in my part of the South

This belongs on all our Macs and PCs…

Who will Chuck Todd hate after Obama leaves office?

Try this Peyton Manning Quiz:

Adios Hermano--"To hear your banjo play"

Adios Hermano--"To hear your banjo play"

Wendy Davis' Daughters Strike Back at Smear Machine

ADL chief: Pollard case ‘on the verge of anti-Semitism’

Hannity Proposes 'Adopt-A-Woman' Program For Birth Control Coverage

30th killing of left-wing political party member since 2013

Wendy Davis Response Email On Her Character Being Attacked

Dean Baker: Will Obama get to the core of the inequality problem?

Has Petro’s cavalry arrived? Human Rights Commission to look at Bogota’s Mayor

Do you plan to watch the Super Bowl?

Can't say we weren't warned.

Meet Diondray and Quincy Gossfield - one of the couples married at the Grammy's

Is it time for the Republicans to take over our government ??

McCaskill To Rand: Don’t You Dare Play The Lewinsky Card

Remembering Pete Seeger

Macro with $200 worth of camera gear

Anybody LGBT here and their friends watching HBO's "Looking"?

Netanyahu: Under interim deal, Iran 6 weeks away from bomb

Why dislike the super rich? Envious? Jealous? That's what they think.

Questions on Port Authority Chairman David Samson's PATH station vote!

As God is my witness, my goal is to turn this forum into the Peyton Manning Emporium!

F1 teams beset by problems in early stages of testing as Red Bull and Mercedes unveil their 2014 car

Remember Bob Barr, and the "Clinton Body Count?"

Question about Net Neutrality.

I live in the Deep South - The weather here is sucking

Any Direct TV customers out there

Release: DPG Calls on GA GOP to Present Health Care Plan

South Carolina Tea Party debate...

What are your thoughts on prayer?

Peyton Manning Won't You Be My Man?

Abrupt vote on firing Audubon, Iowa, clerk violates state open meetings law, expert says

6-Day Visit To Rural African Village Completely Changes Woman’s Facebook Profile Picture

Anti-Keystone ad reveals Canada’s vulnerability to U.S. politics

Ok, no more Obama bashing. It's Over, you PUMAs

New Tappan Zee Bridge should be renamed for Pete Seeger

Rocker Ted Nugent's League City appearance draws criticism; subsidized by hotel occupancy tax funds

2-time child molester sent back to prison for another sex assault

A couple more by Pete the troublemaking Emoprog

Summary of Situation in Ukraine:

Boehner Warns Obama Headed for 'Brick Wall'

Ron Paul Promises To Deliver The 'REAL' State Of The Union

Dallas Police Officer Arrested, Accused of Sex Assault While On-Duty

Omaha: The Song

Q: Can you trust a spreadsheet prepared by someone else to total the columns correctly?

So who plays Pete Seeger in the inevitable biopic?

Pete Seeger is Gone, but His Circles of Song Ring On.

Disney Channel featured its first same-sex couple in a show this week

The iceman cometh.

For hearing-impaired - device to raise TV volume

California's 'Wall Of Debt' Is Only A Slice Of Its Liability Problem

Anybody else not watching the SOTU tonight?


'Duck Dynasty' star coming to State of the Union

went outside to brush snow off some bushes

The Deep South Faces A Deep Freeze

NARAL Pro-choice Maryland has started a campaign to expose crisis pregnancy centers.

Why do some citizens have such hatred for whistle-blowers?

A 5th (and awesome) SOTU Response!

UN Chief Meets With Fidel Castro in Havana

UN Chief Meets With Fidel Castro in Havana

Florida special election:Sink 49 Jolly 45

Except it's up to FOUR responses now...

Monty Python rendition of the GOP's SOTU rebuttal tonight

I've decided to become a Republican.

Bipartisan Farm Bill deal to cut over $8 billion in food stamps

North Dakota Cow Thief Is First American Arrested, Jailed With Drone’s Help

Dumb Criminals: Roswell Woman Calls 911 To Get Out Of Traffic Stop

"Suckers" Anti-Keystone ad to air on MSNBC during SOTU

Dumb Criminals: Montana Man Wearing "Weed" Hat Had $15K Worth Of Pot In Car

Rand Paul To File NSA Suit Within Days

House expected to pass bill banning taxpayer funds for abortion

Ben Stein on Fox - "debt is no big deal and we spend too much on the military."

Iraq And Iran Plot Oil Revolution In Challenge To Saudi Arabia

Economists warn: stats distorting a "sober reality" as GOP takes credit for state's jobless decline

They're Going Down >>

Snow delays sentencing for nun, Y-12 protesters

Court Rejects Secrecy For Food Stamp Numbers

4 speakers for the Republican response - is that uniting or dividing??

Is it blogger/Obama loyalist Bob Cesca who saw Snowden's boxes in garage?

Course Syllabus: Environmental History of the Americas

GOP’s “Patient Centered Healthcare System” Bullshit!!

Giant 'space river' of hydrogen solves the mystery of why spiral galaxies keep spewing out stars

It takes the average McDonald’s employee 7 months to earn what a CEO makes in an hour.

Ed Schultz: Fighting the Trans-Pacific Partnership

State of the Union: No More Mr. Nice President

Assad provided his people with "bananas".

Reid Says Vulnerable Democrats Should Not Run Away From Obama

Being poor exerts the same effect on problem solving as losing a full night's sleep

Snow in North Carolina - Check In

Texas Rep. Gohmert (R): Raise Taxes On Poor People Because They Can Pay With Welfare

Little Boxes

First woman priest honored-Anglican

First woman priest honored-Anglican

Richard Sherman gets the official "wacky media day question" and uses it to defy stereotypes

Police Shoot Unarmed Man With His Back Turned And Arms Raised (GRAPHIC VIDEO in link)


Willie Robertson (Duck Dynasty) will be in the House for State of the Union address.

DRC mining billionaire turns 29,900% profit on oil deal

Fort Lee Development Linked To State Pension Funds

Allman Brothers Band Calling it Quits


Oh dear! Christie Used $6 M in Sandy Funds for Senior Home in Town Whose Dem Mayor Endorsed Him

First Female CEO Of The Largest American Automaker GM To Join First Lady At Obama Speech

Creepy Fox News paid contributer Eric Erickson viciously smears Wendy Davis..will Fox fire him?

Number Implicated In Air Force Nuke Missile Cheating Probe Has Doubled

Unfortunately MSM Will Pick Apart And Parse Every Word The President Utters In Tonight's SOTU.....

Christie used Sandy funds for senior complex in town where mayor endorsed him

The NRA’s War on America

New multimedia project to examine the rights of nature

Delta makes totally tubular 1980s-themed safety video

Wonkette tells you how to drink during the SOTU........

Photos of Obama Being Awesome (in honor of the State of the Union)

Frm. President Jimmy Carter Writing Book On Women's Rights

Is it me or there a corollary between Chuck Todd's receding credibility and hairline?

remember when 2016 was a loooong way away?

Remember when Mark Zuckerberg ...

How to cook food in half the time...

Should voting to cut food stamps disqualify someone from running for President

Has Anyone of you met John Kerry in real life?

Should President Obama veto the Farm bill?

This Machine Through The Years

My Pete Seeger story...

Something for Dems to Think About

Muslim group demands apology from Harper, chief spokesman

U.S. Customs grounds fleet of drones after crash at sea

Turnagain Arm sunrise

Governor Chistie hinting at reneging on State Pension payments

I-10 is closed due to ice in my area from St. Tammany Parrish in LA to past Gulfport MS

Has anyone in this group witnessed this or have been subjected to this?

No, Abe Foxman, America Is Not Out To Get The Jews

Fort Lee Development Linked To State Pension Funds

Time to DU up this survey


TOM THE DANCING BUG: Lucky Ducky, in "Fear Itself"

Israel jails anti-Zionist for offering to spy for Iran

Outrageous sexist attacks spur MONEY BOMB for WENDY DAVIS

NBC/WSJ Poll, 55% of Americans support legal Marijuana.....

Is there anything like another Pete Seeger out there anyplace?

Breaking: Obama to Say 'America Does Not Stand Still,' Vows to Act w/out Congress to Boost Economy

Man gets 30 years for role in shooting death of teen wearing red

NJ. Sen. Steve Sweeney: I'll shut down government if Chris Christie reneges on pension payment

Meanwhile, in Alaska....

Photo: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, Pete Seeger, Charis Horton, Rosa Parks, & Ralph Abernathy...

Another example of what is actually wrong with our healthcare system....

The Problem With "The Insane Party": Once you’ve gone over that edge, there’s not much leverage left

Excerpts from SOTU speech released by White House

'It's Pete' by Peggy Seeger

If the credit charge was $9.84, take a closer look

EXCERPTS: House (R) Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers Delivers the R Address to the nation

Calls to Police About the Paranormal

"I propose a drinking game..."

Navy cyber warfare chief is Obama's pick to lead NSA

Remains of 55 bodies found near former Florida reform school

Statement by President Obama on the Passing of Pete Seeger

Appeals Court Will Expedite Oklahoma Gay Marriage Case

I didn't realize America was so corrupt..

Thought - the congressional food service should offer a "food stamp diet" selection

Lounge karate.

READ: Excerpts From GOP's State Of The Union Response

Crazy Michele Bachmann confounds Bernie Sanders in income inequality clash on CNN (VIDEO)