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Archives: February 16, 2012

The Myth Of NRA Dominance Part I and II: The NRA’s Ineffective Spending and Overrated Endorsements

Some thoughts on the GOP's war on Women

I just knew Helen would have something valuable to add to the debate!

Could Lieberman Bill Block War-Averting Diplomacy With Iran?

Payroll Tax Deal Would Allow Drug Testing, Reduce Unemployment Benefits To 73 Weeks

DU this poll about the budget.

The way to nap on a chilly winter night....

Abort The Truth

Hebert: Harper’s alienation of Quebec just what the Liberals need

Freedom isn’t free; someone always has to pay. Of course that someone would be women.

Xi wraps up highly scripted visit to US capital

I'm looking for an assistant

Woman Who Uses Birth Control

Gingrich joins Palin as the ‘most disliked politician in America’

The GOP Plan to Give Your Boss "Moral" Control Over Your Health Insurance - Mother Jones

Should I leave out a degree on my resume?

About the Obama Relection

TOON: Religious exemptions for piety & profit (dailykos)

The only one clueless enough not to understand why everyone hates Willard is Willard.

Checkout my Obama grassroots fundraising page

POTUS has it in the bag. For now.

Americans: Cut DEFENSE --- Not Safety Net

Getting a Grip on Deficit Hysterics - Dean Baker

Will the GOP end up in a brokered convention with a none-of-the-above nominee emerging?

Preschooler’s Homemade Lunch Replaced with Cafeteria “Nuggets”

Maine GOP adds missing caucus votes, but won’t release updated vote count (claims death threats)

Republican mayor of San Diego pushes for marriage equality.

Star Of Hoekstra "Racist" Ad In Michigan Apologizes

Detroiters to lose early morning bus service

T-rex & TP -- There's trouble a-brewin'.

One reason cats rule? They take ownership.

It is good... no -- it is DAMN good to be the King!!!

"D-u-u-u-u-u-de!!!" ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... "D-u-u-u-u-u-de!!!".

MFM invented edible undies for men, but no man can make it to the bed before eating them.

Do NOT go there!!! That goes for cats and DUers!!!

Seriously I love Teachers' Jeopardy

STOCK MARKET WATCH - Thursday, 16 February 2012

France presses for Syria aid corridors at U.N.

Heads up! Santorum on Piers Morgan tonight. I hope he makes a gaff that

Payroll Tax Deal Taking Shape

Greece is being forced out of eurozone, Venizelos claims

Who is your favourite all time politician? I have to say Pierre Trudeau. After that

I really like this song!

Mitt Romney’s Michigan ad shows him driving a car that was made in Canada

Operator of bogus IT consulting firm sentenced to prison

Stephanie Miller interviews John Nichols regarding book “Uprising” and recent Walker events

I was just polled by Rasmussen

The Media Is Male and Getting Maler

Public backs Obama in birth control fight by HUGE margin.

Actress in Pete Hoekstra's Super Bowl ad says taking role was mistake

Could someone help me find the guidelines (or whatever) about setting up a group?

If Iowa bans abortion in every case

What creative type craft thing are you most proud of having made? I used

K, I didn't know RMoney HOSED THE DOG DOWN and kept the dog on top of the roof....

Mitt Romney, Donald Trump raise campaign cash at New York bankruptcy law firm

Sales of residential solar in Japan explode like reactor #4

INTERNAL DOCUMENTS:The Secret, Corporate-Funded Plan To Teach Children That Climate Change Is A Hoax

Amy Goodman: The Afghan War’s Nine Lives

Question: Why Is Iran Purusing Nuclear Technology?

Study ranks Chicago as nation's most corrupt region

Republican Senator Suggests House GOP Budget Would Have Dismantled Medicare - Political Correction

If this needs to be moved to the Videos section, Mods. please feel free, but it's a must watch.

What do strippers do with their assholes on the way to work?

I've got the feeling, somebody's watching me...... was Michael Jackson the

Jerry Sanders, GOP Mayor Of San Diego, Pushes For Marriage Equality: 'History Is Going To Judge Us'

#Occupy #Anonymous Warning to #BlackBloc

Free To a Good Home: One Space Telescope, Still In Orbit

Ron Jaworski leaving MNF

See for Yourself: The Pentagon’s $51 Billion ‘Black’ Budget

Greek Unrest the Result of Suppressed Democracy

They are listing all the hollywood types who have died from medical drug overdoses

What happened to the large font/normal font feature?

Young, Undercover Cops Flirted With Students to Trick Them Into Selling Pot

The individual mandate - is it or isn't it a tax?

The Odds Shift Towards Obama

Obama up big in Michigan

Lisa Chan, Actress In Pete Hoekstra China Ad, Apologizes: 'It Was Absolutely A Mistake'

Latest Polling Shows Hoekstra's Numbers Slipping

Study shows U.S. has engineering surplus; why the pressure to import more?

Louise Slaughter will be on TDS tonight.

Chavez Accuses Rival of Falsifying Political Stand

Expanding the Safety Net: What new Program would be most useful?

Have you ever seen something that makes you want to take your fucking computer and smash the hell

ACW Responds to American Crossroads GPS Ad "Every Level"

If this has been asked before, please forgive me: Has any Republican proposed legislation

Breaking on Ed Shultz- Santorum just said that

If flip flopping were an Olympic event...Romney would be the Mark Spitz of flip flops

Apple's Size Clouds Market

Rick Santorum is like a really annoying gym teacher

Sen. Rand Paul APPEARS to not understand

'Losing' the world: American decline in perspective, part 1

Is the Republican "moral conviction" clause Constitutional?

Private Prisons Bill Voted Down In Florida Senate, Thwarting Massive Expansion

B&H has Adobe Lightroom 3 on sale for 69.95..but act fast

San Diego Cops Find Nothing In 2-Hour Standoff With Empty Car

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseekers Check In!!

Would anyone here object to expanding this forum to include Social Media?

Rep. Maxine Waters Firing Up the Delegates to the 2012 CA Democratic Party Convention

Israeli doctor acquitted of libeling al-Dura’s father

Okla. Senate OKs gives 'personhood' to embryos

I'm wondering if religion and the twelve steps teach humility so people can get

Santorum and Erik Prince

Do you have a job or do you have a career?

My response to Rush

Music lovers: who's in your collection that's not in anyone else's?

All-electronic money would save us from supporting things we oppose.

Wayne State Law School Marijuana Policy Symposium

Study: Settler violence is structural, not a ‘price tag’ matter

Before current birth-control fight, Republicans backed mandates

Fla. executes man who raped, drowned woman in 1980

A question about the secret $7.77 trillion “loan” to the banks.

Daniel BALDWIN is criticizing Whitney and the industry

David Englin (D-VA) on Ultrasound Measure: "Unnecessary vaginal penetration without her consent."

Transvaginal Ultrasound should be required at airport security

What is men's Liberation to you?

Here is another example of the importance of Context

Greece 'being forced out of eurozone'

Bi-partisan deal would require federal workers to pay for half of unemployment benefits extension!

Frigging ticked at my landlord right now.

Marine One over the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Los Angeles - pics

5 years ago she had stage 4 osteosarcoma

Lions nuzzle up to one another at the National Zoo in Washington - pics

Oh, no.

Santorum says he paid tax rate of about 28%. Ouch! He knows Romney is gunning

Payroll tax cut & unemployment extension deal includes cuts in Medicare/Medicaid hospital payments!

Robert Parry: New Weasel Word on Iran Nukes

Medical Marijuana Activists to Protest Obama's DOJ Crackdown This Thursday in 9 Cities, 6 States

The Battle of Oakland

Sorry about Whitney Houston, but she really wasn't "that" good.

MI governor to endorse Romney.

LA Teachers Drink Kool Aid, Trade Souls For Layoff Moratorium

Extrinsic Motivation: Chitown Charter Implements Stiff Fines for Student Infractions

Tuesday's shooting is seventh for Scottsdale police officer

Tech Giants Take On Publishers for Control of Education

California audit finds broad irregularities in foreclosures

Santorum's tax returns show steady rise in wealth

Did you hear about Tony Bennett?

22 pounds of pure love!

Corporations can lease oil rights from the government but I can't lease Medicare.

Let's call the Virginia law what it is: State-mandated rape by proxy

Ethan Bronner out as NYT Jerusalem chief

Jill Sobule's 'Lucy at the Gym'

Safe House

linus the boxer

Leaked: Conservative Group Plans Anti-Climate Education Plan (Koch evil revealed)

Printable version of threads? Am I overlooking that feature?

I'm looking for some peer reviewed studies that discuss the pros and cons for providing

Cuban Judge Adalberto Jordan confirmed by the Senate, 11th Circuit now controlled by Dems

Washington Post Poll: Is There a War on Religion?

Wingnutopia: Please explain Virginia to me?

Let's call the Virginia law what it is: State-mandated rape by proxy

Ocean Ranger sinking still haunts 30 years later

Jon Stewart and David Letterman discuss Mittens...and underpants

Mitt Romney Posthumously Baptized by Mormon Church

Explosives found near Kansas Capitol; governor threatened

Romney tells west Mich. businessmen he'll fight unions

Doctors scour drug supplies after fake Avastin found

Remind me why/how we beat Santorum

Obama made some joke!!!!

Class sends handmade holiday cards to prisoner

Okay this is weird. I was walking down the street. A woman with a bag was

Beating History: Why Today's Rising Powers Can't Copy the West

Just Lin, Baby! 10 Lessons Jeremy Lin Can Teach Us Before We Go To Work Monday Morning

Things that make Rick Santorum wake up screaming and in a cold sweat (#2 in a series)

If you really want to prevent abortions...

Rice Cookers

The Feds are cracking down on robocallers, BUT...

The System Makes Me Sick

Laurier BBQ cuts ties with star chef Gordon Ramsay

Rick Santorum Wants Your Sex Life to Be 'Special'

Graphic Images Of Balls & Things...

BOATLIFT, An Untold Tale of 9/11 Resilience

Canada to end registry for rifles and shotguns

the U.S. defeated Japan and Germany and rebuilt their economy. They are now economic

Conservatism Thrives on Low Intelligence and Poor Information

Scientists: 'Big One' Building Beneath Fukushima

In the Pines

Members of the House Face Uphill Battles for Senate.

GOP Voters: 'Can We See What It Looks Like With Huntsman And Perry Again?'

Heads up: Nightline doing a piece on drones being used in the good ol' USA

Dogroof's Super PAC Opens Fire on Frothy With New Ad

Letterman asked the audience if they would vote for Santorum.

San Francisco audit finds foreclosures riddled with errors

"Chick Flicks" Post a pic of Flick Chicks.

Made in America - yeah!

"The Fox Effect" Book Released By MMFA Next Week...

Why is there a giant brillo pad on Bjork's head?

Colbert Report suspends production (2-15-2012)

CHRIS FARLEY, February 15, 1964 – December 18, 1997. Enjoy this thread in VAN down by the RIVER!

Cal Thomas offers apology to Rachel Maddow and she accepts. They will do lunch

Houston conservative radio host in Hit and Run after leaving gay bar!

Wall-E Pinball

Houston conservative radio host in Hit and Run after leaving gay bar!

The Wedding Dance movie: Watch this with a tissue. You'll need it!

Obama Administration's Proposed Nuclear Weapons Cuts Attacked By House GOP

Colbert Report Suspends Production For The Week, Reasons Unknown

U.S. drone strike kills 5 in Pakistan, officials say

Jon Stewart (And His Hilarious Lieberman Impression) Blast Congress For Insider Trading

A few articles on why Santorum is a nutcase

FOUR candidates in my ward, it is getting crowded in my race for Bellevue City Council!

12th day of bombing Homs. Live feed.

(New Detroit News/WDIV Local 4) Poll: Rick Santorum leads Mitt Romney in Mich. (34-30)

Because we have had quite enough:

TCU Football Drug Arrests: The Irony

Without Wiki or Google, how many songs can you name from Whitney Houston's last album?

Democrat scores upset victory in Maine special election.

Gloat Free NBA Scores (Wednesday, February 15)

LA Times Editorial: Henrique Capriles represents a new style of opponent to President Hugo Chavez.

Time for a general strike against the right wing and their

Women Need To Assert Themselves On Reproductive Rights

It's been 37 days...

4 Democrats face off in Illinois 10th District

Citizens United Part II: Montana Supreme Court Collides With U.S. Supreme Court

How Much Do We Spend on the Nonworking Poor?

OK gives embryos personhood and full citizen rights...BUT, what if it is a foreign woman?

OK, maybe her son will redeem her - Bobby Deen on Not My Mamma's Meals

I propose mandatory invasive prostate exams for all adult males

Conservatives in bible belt states

Police buy cemetery plots to block Josh Powell from being buried next to his boys

Toons: Dead on Arrival, The Destroyer of Worlds, Sunrise in New Jersey and More. - 2/15/12

Get Ready For A Huge Obama Backed Manufacturing Surge

What do these three have in common?

I meant to post this yesterday on Valentine's Day but didn't get a chance to.

Republican Amendment Proposes Religious Liberty Based Death Panel

(Immigration rights) Protesters targeted with bomb

Feds add charge to Kwame Kilpatrick corruption case

Anyone know of any grant sites?

Influencing presidential elections was main paramilitary objective: Mancuso

Influencing presidential elections was main paramilitary objective: Mancuso

I have a question for the smartest people on the internet.

I have a question for the smartest people on the internet.

Death of Hawaii Prisoner Raises Concerns About Arizona Facility

Egyptians Urged To Boycott Army Products

Report: Most Honduras fire inmates awaited trial

Report: Most Honduras fire inmates awaited trial

Rick Santorum Asking For Secret Service Protection After OWS Protesters "Yelled at him"

You know what, that really just didn't work very well. I was trying to figure out what that thing

New York Times blames Iran for bombings

My question for any one who knows constitutional law....are these new invasive anti-choice...

Most AA oppose gay marriage in Maryland. Most whites support it

Sun team probing "sustained criminality" - source

China's vice president shows personal side in Iowa

Student loan early repayment penalty proposal 'abandoned'

Iranian nuclear move meant to fend off action: Israel

End Whitehall tax breaks, says civil service union

West Bank crash: 'Eight' Palestinian children killed

Break out the acid wash jeans....Dave Mustaine of Megadeth endorses Santorum

Family Guy - Visiting Ground Zero (a 60 second video)

Instead of being disgusted by poverty, we are disgusted by poor people themselves

"Poor America" : BBC show Panorama's brand new documentary - Broadcast Date: 13th February

Must read- Instead of being disgusted by poverty, we are disgusted by poor people themselves

Aggressive Acts by Iran Signal Pressure on Its Leadership

The Far-Right Threat to Germany's Democracy

The rise of interracial marriage (15% of new marriages vs 7% in 1980)

Santorum says contraception is harmful to society and women

Morning Joke's lead story today: Santorum's anti-contraception comments.

Keith Olbermann:Debunking Breitbart's "Occupy Rape List"

Wisconsin: Conservation Lobby Day Today!! - Stop The Open-Pit Mining Bill

Book Excerpt: Butch Fatale, Dyke Dick in 'Double D Double Cross'

Wisconsin: A worried poll worker speaks: Wisconsin elections in trouble

Obama, Democrats hail deal to slash unemployment benefits

Hi everyone. Is it okay if I move in here?

Wisconsin: "We don't need no stinking hearings." Scott Fitzgerald fast-tracks the mining bill.

#OccupyLA Artist Hit by Car in Beverly Hills

Pregnancy bias is alive and well in America

Pat Buchanan's Nightmare

Wisconsin: The real reason Scott Walker didn't go to MasterLock with the Prez

Mom Faces Jail for Making Son Walk to School

Scott Walker's employee performance review is today. Don't miss it!

Romney signs anti-porn pledge, ignores demand to return contribution from "hardcore" pornographer

U.S. to cut funds for water testing at beaches

Is NYPD Running Wild? Patterns of Brutality Raise Questions About Mayor's Control of Police

Most Honduras fire inmates awaited trial (358 died in fire)

Man Suffers Heart Attack at "Heart Attack Grill"

GrandFather Harrassed for walking with his black Grandchild

BBC: China sends senior envoy while UN General Assembly votes on Arab League plan

Still No End to 'Too Big to Fail'

Joe Kennedy III: I'm Running

Robert Scheer: Apple’s China Comes Home to Haunt Us

So have to the shows on MTV gotten "dumber" than than they where 5 years ago?

Syria crisis: China sends senior envoy

A worried poll worker speaks: Wisconsin elections in trouble

MLK quote on labor

A Penny for Your Thoughts

Ya think?!

Finland Joins Call for Financial Market Tax

The Republican party is America's Bandar-log.

How Iran Nuclear Standoff Looks From Saudi Arabia: Mustafa Alani

Is This Alabama?

The Iron Law Of Oligarchy


How Do You Feel.

Russia mayor bans election activists' toys protest (Toys cannot demonstrate.)

Congress strikes a deal on payroll cut

The GOP Farm Team Brings the Wingnut Once More

AI: Death toll rises as bombardment of civilian areas escalates in Homs

Working pregnant women face rampant discrimination

the two new refineries to be built aren't enough

A couple of questions

the two new refineries are not enough

GM records its highest profit ever: $7.6 billion

What's for Dinner ~ Thursday Feb 16th

Greenpeace and PETA are an 'extremist' threat to Canadians, say RCMP and security service

‘Porno Pete’ LaBarbera oversteps his bounds with attack on NAACP

U.S. weekly jobless claims drop 13,000 to 348,000, beat expectations, lowest since March 2008.

Mississppi Lawmaker (R) Pushes Alabama-Style Attack On Schools And Showers For Immigrants

Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Report (02/16/2012)

How the 1% Destroys Jobs and the Real Heroes are Everyday People

I Think Calling It a "Strategy" Is Giving Republicans Too Much Credit

Lawmakers Cut Deal to Help Unemployed, While Keeping Stereotypes of Jobless Alive


Nearly all marine fish came from freshwater ancestors

Ezra Klein on Balls

Foreclosures on the Rise Again

Afghanistan and US in 'Taliban talks' {video at link}

"Why I Support President Obama"

Judge tells Pembroke pol (Daniel Webster (R)) to pay up after breakup

Apple unveils Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion coming this summer with 100+ new features

Creepy, crazy Art is back!

Prometheus vs Jesus--Russell's Teapot

Restrict groups and the Latest Page

Fukushima Daiichi thermocouple update

The Case for Publicly Owned Internet Service

GM Records Its Highest Profit Ever: $7.6 Billion

$696,000 Sellout: Industry Group Showered Congress With Donations, Won Their Votes On Trade Deal

Fitzgerald torpedoes GOP, open government, environment for WMC and Gogebic Mine…just another day in

BIG LOL: Politico SO Eager To Smear Obama-They Leaped & Ended Up In A Pile Of Foolishness!!!

Pro-internet snooping Public Safety Minister Vic Toews finds his affair outed on Twitter

Recovery Winter: Good Unemployment Claims And New Housing Starts Numbers

Chris Christy is such a POS

the hell with the westminster dog show

CHART: Independent Voters On The Run From Romney

SDG&E Adds 300 New Megawatts of Renewable Energy to Rapidly Growing "Green" Portfolio

Honduras Prison Fire: Most Inmates In Deadly Blaze Were Not Convicted, Report Says

Solar Growth Spurt: Good News -- At Least for Now (New Jersey)

Now Obamacare is to blame for outsourcing jobs

Herman Cain to join Gingrich in Georgia. CAIN!

GOP Catch 22 For Women


A Kennedy running for Barney Frank's congressional seat.

DU Album of the Day: Emerson Lake & Palmer - "Brain Salad Surgery"

If pay pal gives Ron Paul's PAC close to a million dollars.

Rmoney: Birth control pusher

A job, it makes all the difference

Is there a way to block a forum from the latest threads so I don't have to read the

Any old girlfriends here today? Heh heh heh! Have to be careful! Ann's not here today! Heh heh heh!

Errors found in 84% of SF mortgages in foreclosure


REJOICE! The Canadian long gun registry is DEAD!

Looks like the foreclosure fraud WAS as bad as we thought:

Starving horses at lottery winner's ranch

Buy latte, pack gun: Starbucks hit with boycott -- and 'buycott' (open carry fail)


Newt Gingrich: Gay Marriage is 'Pagan Behavior'


cnn: Santorum's stone-age view of women

Cape Wind Project: Northeast Utilities And NStar Buy Stake In Offshore Wind Farm

Thursday TOON Roundup 1- The continuing GOP circus

Smokehouse Blaze 'Best-Smelling Fire We've Seen In A Long Time': Pennsylvania Firefighters

An Astronomer’s Solution to Global Warming

Thursday TOON Roundup 2- Culture war

Explosives found in pickup near Kansas Statehouse

Hi - 1930 U.S. Census records are free to search this weekend

Wind energy: Iowa model for success

Bill to privatize prisons dies in Senate

US wants SWIFT war on Iran

Oops! Mitt Romney's new Michigan ad uses picture of him in New York to prove he grew up in Detroit

Mass. wind turbine health study debated at hearing

Commemorative Bob McDonnell vaginal ultrasound probes! (images)

Police buy cemetery plots to block Josh Powell from being buried next to his boys

"UFO Explodes Over South Carolina"

Are the ready made "skins" coming back, or are we just going to have the white background.

Michigan Gov set to endorse Romney..

Editorial: GOP caves on payroll tax cut

Euro-refugees get cold reception in Norway

Christina Symanski, Paralyzed Artist, Starved Herself To Death

Armored SUV could not protect U.S. agents in Mexico

arf, arf, arf, roo, roo, roo

Chris Matthews: Rush Limbaugh's Comments 'Is An Astounding Assault on Women's Rights'

Ecstatic Taiwanese claim Knicks' Lin as their own

“Five euros left and starting to panic”

Diaper Boy & friends throw tantrum over Keystone, take Strategic Petroleum Reserve hostage

Stem cells found to help heart heal after attack

Report: Attempt on Barak's life foiled in Singapore

Feds: Upper Big Branch sentencing can send message

Member Of High School Choir Quits Over Islamic Song Selection

Westboro Baptist to picket Whitney Houston's funeral

TDPS: Susan G Komen Doing Business With Cancer-Causing Products/businesses

Declaration of independents

Howard Freakin Stern: I will defend Ellen to the end...

Maher: Santorum believes ‘life begins at erection’

Moody's et. al Credit Ratings of Banks, Nations, Etc...Why does it matter?

Tim Tebow working on throwing motion at UCLA

Report: Pro Santorum Super PAC Helps Close Gap With Romney

Could MSNBC Kiss The Butt Of This Hateful So-Called Religious Leader More?

Democratic Women Boycott House Contraception Hearing-Rethugs Prevent Women From Testifying

Democratic Women Boycott House Contraception Hearing After Republicans Prevent Women From Testifying

If Mitt Romney's Dog Could Write A Song, It Might Go Like This

A mile in their shoes: understanding empathy

Tokyo's rabbit cafes hopping with customers

Cartoon: can you spot the Job Creator?

Hey, Lady Antebellum ... THIS is what country music is supposed to sound like!

So long, Big East

Robert Scheer: Apple’s China Comes Home to Haunt Us

Stun gun vs Occupy DC: Cops tase protester in pyjamas

11 AM eastern Live from the White House...Michelle greeting tourists

Lance Armstrong campaigns for California cigarette tax measure

Mayweather outs himself as a racist

CHART: Independent Voters On The Run From Romney

Dumfries and Galloway pub used in The Wicker Man on sale

Thom Hartmann: The Banksters plan to re-make Europe


Thom Hartmann: Is Minnesota the new front in the fight for gay marriage?

Jagged Alliance Online - Open Beta - PC

FOX "news" Eric Bolling says Maxine Waters should "step away from the crack pipe"

Peak oil notes - Feb 16

Peak oil notes - Feb 16

There's been a lot of talk about bullying.

state by state speak your mind about...indiana

Chávez camp launches smear campaign against presidential rival Capriles

Obama’s White Whale-How the campaign’s top-secret project Narwhal could change this race...

Vietnam man next to crying child opens plane door

Did Santorum call for the end of state and fed funding for education?

Chrysler that Mittens is driving in an ad was made in Canada

Arizona bill to fund armed militia advances

"Full of bees" is the phrase for today. Modify a thread title to include "full of bees"

Jimmy Carter casts Occupy movement as successful

Eye scanners at England airports turned off

WOW! On DU7, you get a $25 iTunes gift card every time you participate in jury duty!

Rep. Allen West: Democrats Practice The ‘Most Insidious Form Of Slavery In The World Today’

Venezuela ships fuel to war-torn Syria: traders

(Russian PM) accepted that the Arab springs in Syria and elsewhere were spontaneous ...

5th grade teacher made class write to a prisoner charged with child porn

Hey peacenix! What color would you make a Peace candle in a glass jar.

GM union workers get $7,000 share profit

What Transit Advocates Could Learn from SOPA

Oh for Christ Sake!!!

What Transit Advocates Could Learn from SOPA

Sen. Jon Erpenbach's response to Michael Best & Friedrich LLP

I WONDER which Soundgarden song President Obama will perform with Chris Cornell tonight.

Compare Republican nuclear propaganda to independent journalism

Sarah is salivating for a brokered GOP convention

Ronnie Corbett CBE

Dear Ricky: What Is More Elitist Than Religious Belief?

Louise Penny is my new favorite author (link)

Athens: most traffic lights destroyed, no money to replace them

Michael Berry: Conservative "Blow The Mosque Up" Radio Host In Gay-Bar Hit-And-Run, Report Says

Women in a War Zone: Republicans Betray Survivors of Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

Michael Berry: Conservative "Blow The Mosque Up" Radio Host In Gay-Bar Hit-And-Run, Report Says

I'm taking a Continuing Education course on STD/HIV today and tomorrow.

Santorum OK With 'V-Neck Condoms'

Japanese snow monkey relaxes in the warm waters of the hot springs - pics

“Trickle-Down Economics” Found to be Urine-Based

Prostate cancer screening may do more harm than good

i agree with chris christy

Why Washington Shouldn't Arm Syria's Rebels

Boys Will Hire Boys: The Media Is Male and Getting Maler

The GOP “Reality Show”

Thom Hartmann: The secret plot to teach kids ''climate change is a hoax''

$50 MILLION Embezzled by the Good Christians at Trinity Broadcast Network

Hilarious! Colbert on the church and contraception!

Anti-abortion "personhood" bill clears Oklahoma senate

off-beat compliments

Oh this is GREAT!! Conservative Talk Radio Host Rammed a Vehicle at a Gay Club

Alice Walton to Receive Honorary Degree from the University of Arkansas

Bulldog Becomes Mom for Wild Piglets

Fighting Poverty, Armed With Violins

The Dodd-Frank Act’s Potential Effects on the Credit Rating Industry

How interesting is this..and why didnt the Democrats use this 3 years ago when

Payroll Tax Cut Compromise: Washington Is Talking Again

Greatest CEO in the WORLD! (And guess what, he's Japanese!)

Tom the Dancing Bug: Seeds of Discontent!

The Greek People Have Been Sacrificed to the Capitalist Gods of Speculation

Iran Unlikely to Strike First, U.S. Official Says

Maya Angelou: 'Barack Obama has done a remarkable job'


New study links childhood leukaemia to nuclear power plant radiation

Fighting Poverty, Protecting Women from HIV

Carolyn Maloney, Eleanor Holmes Norton walk out of contraception hearing

NYT's Gail Collins: Congress has no date for the prom

What War on Religion? - Mother Jones


Hey Ladies---check out who testified at the birth control hearing on the Hill today.

Dr. Strange's Tales of Jury Duty

How Target Figured Out A Teen Girl Was Pregnant Before Her Father Did

Everything You Never Wanted to Know about Liberation Theology

The Rude Pundit: Of Birth Control and Pork

Sufi poems

NYT: Collection and Credit Firms Facing Broad New Oversight

'Local al-Qaeda chief' dead in Yemen clashes - family dispute

'Piggyback bandit' banned in five states

The Boy Mayor’s Last Stand (Kucinich)

Spanish banking stocks plunge as short sellers move in again and fears of possible Greek default re-

The FDA is on the brink of approving genetically engineered salmon for human consumption

Open Advice

"The Hunger Games" - anyone?

Chris Brown's new pick-up line: "Can I get your number? I promise I won't beat you!" (GRAPHIC PHOTO)

God loves drunks, too.

U.S. Consumer Confidence Rises to Highest Level in Year

Fox host compares Maxine Waters to Whitney Houston. Tells her to "step away from the crack pipe."

MLK or GWB? Commander Cokespoon tells Tulare charity event audience he is "Free At Last"

France Seeks to Cut Pesticide Use in Half

doctors don't do these transvaginal ultrasounds. just sayin' Israelis prepare for war with Iran

Freedom of and From Religion - Bill Moyers

The GOP’s New Destination: Reality?

Oil at 5-week high above $102 a barrel

Pelosi To GOP: ‘Duh!,’ Women Should Be Included In A Hearing About Contraception

Colbert Report suspended due to family problems.

Reuters - 5.6 Million Urban Shade Trees Killed By Texas Drought In 2011

Anecdotal, take it for what it is worth (Re: improving economy)

Freedom of and From Religion - Bill Moyers

"Socially Responsible" Firms Like MS, GM, Diageo, Pfizer Among Heartland Institute Donors

Papantonio: Turning America Into “Pottersville”

republicans and the myth of upward mobility

Heartland Institute Now Threatening To Sue Journalists, Bloggers Reporting On Denialgate

Netanyahu: Iran Sanctions Not Working

Notes on the Syrian Uprising (Part 1) Gorbachev and Assad

What stories in the news do you make a conscious effort to ignore?

What kind of society do we want to be? The battle for our future - conservatives vs progressives

My favorite video

Scientist Shown On Heartland Payroll Denies (hah!) That He's A "Mouthpiece" For The Group

Olbermann Mugs Breit-barf!

Al Gore takes aim at "unsustainable" capitalism

store discount cards

100 years ago, under a Republican president...

GOP version of prima noctes

Virginia passes law: state banks can hold foreclosures indefinitely at face value.

Latest CA Advisory; Women Of Childbearing Age, Kids Should Avoid All White Sturgeon, Striped Bass

Foster Friese To Andrea Mitchell on MSNBC: "In My Day, Girls Used Aspirin For Birth Control"

Manhattan District Attorney Subpoenas Occupy Protester's Twitter Account

New Video: Kaya Jones - Boyfriend

"Women should put an aspirin between their knees for birth control"

Former Oakland Press editor: MI's primary election laws pose a 'serious ethical issue' for journalis

Losing Their Touch

(Wis)Fitzgerald pulls plug on mining bill --- Sen. Bob Jauch rips Fitzgerald a new one (with audio)

Republicans Use Rare Tactic To Block 2 Obama Rules

WATCH: Ricky Martin, Nicki Minaj Team To Raise HIV/AIDS Awareness

Hansen/NASA Study - Despite Prolonged Solar Minimum, Positive Energy Imbalance Continues

Boehner Says US Needs To Do More To Stop Iran

Israel hurrying up fence construction along Egypt

Contraception debate: The right is for the tyranny of the majority except when it isn't

Love, Cheat & Steal ****

Foster Friess says that back in his day, 'gals kept aspirin between their knees, for contraception.'

Lloyd Blankfein's the Wrong Spokesman for Gay Rights

why are there no groups for american territories?

Still need home for kitties!!! (re: DUer's friend who is terminally)

The top 1% are taking too much money out of the economy

Pat Robertson Tells Viewer it's His Own Fault, Not Robertson's, that Healing Didn't Work

Palestinian Villages May Soon Go Dark Once Again

US committed to nuclear, Chu tells Vogtle workers

Planned Parenthood Issues Statement On Lack Of Women At Contraception Hearing

Andrea Mitchell just showed a clip of Military Brass testifying (it looked like)

Lawyer With Strong Ties to GOP Turns Up Dead at Construction Site -(Alabama/Canary)

The REAL Mitt On The Road The REAL Mitt On The Road

Fight breaks out during boxing match

Santorum to announce new Cabinet department

Obama needs more votes in this poll

an email from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Cordray):

Andrea Mitchell a loss for words...

The Testimony Chairman Issa Doesn't Want You to Hear

Video: Santorum Backer Friess Suggests "Aspirin Between Their Knees" As Contraception

Perhaps male republicans should tie their dicks in a knot....

Have you ever wondered what DU would look like with Woman as the Dominant Gender

Democrat wins Senate seat in upset

It's a Small World - LGBTs are learning that with Kiva, a tiny loan can change a life.

Municipal Caucuses Sunday, February 26

And the Class I Felony Award goes to…The envelope please…

Another one bites the dust. Walker aid Tim Russell to be arraigned on theft charges this morning.

Obama, Democrats Deal Setback to Airline & Railroad Workers. 36 Democrats vote for anti-labor bill

"Punching the Clown" Very funny movie

Iran Seems An Unlikely Culprit For The Attacks On Israeli Diplomats

What's more disgusting? Santorum funder Foster Friess...

Anyone see the movie "Punching the Clown"?

Europe Hammered by Winter, Is North America Next?

Massive levels of radioactive cesium detected at quarry near Fukushima plant

The Rise of Atheist charities

What can we do as a group about the Legistative Mandated Rape of Abortion Seekers

Pic Of The Moment: What A Gop Hearing On Contraception Looks Like

REPUBLICANS! Keep your minds above your belt buckles.

Debt question: if a debt is not on your credit report, is it valid?

Over 1 Million Bq/kg of Radioactive Cesium from the Mysterious Black Dust in Minami Soma City

menstrual extraction

Cape Wind to hike MA utility rates by up to $382M over 15 years

menstrual extraction

Foster Friess was president of his college's fraternity

I met Bo today (and the Flotus!!)

Democratic Women Boycott House Contraception Hearing After Republicans Prevent Women From Testifying

High arsenic levels found in some organic foods, baby formula

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European NGOs ask EU to condemn Colombian disappearances

Do the Republicans plan on talking about contraception for the next 9 months?

I have a hide thread-related problem.

European NGOs ask EU to condemn Colombian disappearances

Al Green to perform for POTUS at fundraiser..

there is no war on religion, the true war is against women.

Sun conjuncts Neptune 2-19 (first time in PISCES/approx 150 years)

NEWSFLASH: “Fetal Personhood” Law Passes Oklahoma Senate

The Atheist Cosmological Argument

Consumer agency wants oversight of debt collectors, credit bureaus

Private Prison Company to Demand 90% Occupancy

Dallas TSA Accused of Body-Scanning Women with Attractive Figures

as a new tactic, self-abortion taught

President Obama is showing considerable genius

as a new tactic, self-abortion taught

Before current fight, Republicans backed mandates on contraceptives

Today's Mittspeak: “Working as a lobbyist ... is great".

GOP senators unveil new Medicare overhaul plan

I think the Democrats should have a committee meeting on Men's Reproductive Health

Bill Maher: Rick Santorum ‘Thinks Life Begins At Erection’

Class of New Customers Is Furious at Citibank Gimmick

'They are pushing Syria into a religious war that they will certainly get'

Blunt, under fire for 'rights of conscience' amendment, claims 'misinformation'

The blue Fugates of Appalachia

Facebook Asking Some Users To Upload Government Issued IDs

Any news about Stephen Colbert?

Anyone going to Mardi Gras this year?

Bill O’Reilly And Matt Lauer Battle Over Whitney Houston’s Drug Addiction

Mitt’s ticking Maine time bomb?

For those of you who, like me, grew up with the Kids from Degrassi St and

L.A. County supervisors respond to Frisbee fine furor

Trial & Retribution - UK - 4 eps (4 seasons). Eps 1&2 5 stars!

Anyone put together a restaurant fund raiser for an NPO?

I'll be honest with you -- It's not quite as cool to be on the Obama bandwagon . . .

The FBI Might Cut Off the Internet For Millions of People on March 8th

GOP Blasts Obama Aide Over "Homophobic" Tweet

Mardi Gras beads cause environmental hangover

Two Hotel Protests Held In Waikiki

see, back in the day the Birth Control Pill was a novel item, and expensive

Canadian Cyber snoop faces backlash.

Survivor One World - Episode One (spoilers about this episode only)

Democratic Women Boycott House Contraception Hearing After Republicans Prevent Women From Testifying

Women (still) are not livestock

Corporate Welfare Queens in the UK

Maxine Waters is Fired UP!

It's getting harder and harder for Repubs to argue that they don't hate women.

Theater review: 'Buddha -- A Fantastic Journey' at Bootleg Theater

Yeah, we have a host!!!

Romney's Michigan strategy is not totally dumb.

Send Your Medical Bills to Rick Santorum

Themed Music Thread: Enviro-Songs

The Constitution bars ANY law respecting the establishment of a religion....

Leak Offers Glimpse of Campaign Against Climate Science - NYT

Field narrows in hunt for devil tumour genes

Dems decry all-male House panel on WH contraception rule

Here's something I expect President Obama to say

Reductions in nitrogen oxides over Europe driven by environmental policy and economic recession

Happy Valentine’s Day, Ladies of Virginia! Your GOP Hates You and Your Uteri

Rant time....does anyone give a shit any more?

Our real secret weapon in November

The Mutt Romney Blues

Santorum Backer: Gals, Put an Aspirin Between Your Legs for Contraception

Josh Hamilton shares his demons with......Trainwreck Beck?

Happy belated birthday, Arizona!

Romney ‘Delighted’ GM is Profitable, Credits Managed Bankruptcy

This forum needs a host

Mitt's in trouble in Ohio too, new poll gives Ricky an 18-point lead

Wow...says it all.

Santorum In Idaho: Sell Off Public Lands To The Private Sector

French court acquits Israeli in al-Dura libel case

The Best Quote From Barack Obama We've Seen This Week

Dear GOP and Religious Right:

Police 'Tank' Purchase Riles New Hampshire Town

Inaccurate, Costly, and Inefficient

"If gas is at $2.50 a gallon, Obama wins", pundit on MSNBC today

Maine GOP recounting caucus votes

Politifact responds to Rachel Maddow

Jeremy Scahill: U.S. Has Ignited Islamist Uprising in Impoverished, Divided Yemen

Aspirin Between the Knees as Contraception - Andrea Mitchell Speechless

The .0000063% Election

a conservative coworker just told me a joke!!

I think we're losing our ability to be outraged

Boy, if I have learned anything from this contraception dust up it is never piss off the women

Just what is "The Patriarchy"?

The Drone Wars

Pennsylvania protests U.S. threats against Iran

Aretha, Stevie Wonder to sing at Houston's funeral

I wish our President would say he opposes 30,000+ drones in American skies,

TYT: Cenk's Breitbart Current TV Interview On Occupy (Review)

If you thought the banksters couldn't get any more evil, think again.

When it comes to government, more is not better. Less is not better. Only better is better.

I'm just so afraid for my X-State of birth.....

A VERY interesting comment by an Ohio Republican about Religion and Politics...

Resisting the Next Big War: Peace With Iran Rally at Veterans Park

Obama's War On Pot

Boeing spews 125 tons of emissions in either a "test" - or a publicity stunt

"...put a Bayer aspirin between their knees..."

Anyone remember Terry Schiavo?

I'm trying to post a commentary by Keith Olbermann on the video forum but

One Percent. Actually, Half of That

Requiring Insurance Companies to give free contraception IS nonsensical

Rahm Emanuel: ‘I’ll Push For’ Marriage Equality

Former national security adviser calls for Pollard clemency

Need your answer to my little poll on something...

700 Club personality accused of stealing husband’s porn

He's cheap too.....Santorum's charitable donations lag rivals

Sir Paul McCartney Gives Up Smoking Pot At Age 69

Intel: Iran not likely to attack if not provoked

Occupy Wall Street's New Strategy: A Super-PAC?

Anti-war lawmakers urge Obama not to attack Iran

Arsenic hidden in baby formula, cereal bars, and energy shots?

Could Fukushima Daiichi Be Ground Zero for the Next Big One?

Porn lovers: who's in your collection that's not in anyone else's?

VIDEO: Rep. McKeon Refuses To Explain Why Defense Contractors Are Bankrolling His Wife’s Local Campa

Bailout.....for the Senate barber shop?


Marubeni to build floating wind farm off Fukushima

LapTop Dad and today show poll (please vote)

Angry lawmakers challenge lineup at hearing: 'Where are the women?'

So the ReTHUGS held a hearing on women's

Steer attacks teacher at U.S. meat processing class.......No Bull.

CNN and Their Bogus Poll Regarding Contraceptive Coverage

UN General Assembly condemns Syria

Chris Brown Using 'I Promise Not to Beat You' as a Pickup Line

One year on, Fukushima is still spinning

I am woman, hear me roar in numbers too big to ignore.

The .0000063% Election: How the Politics of the Super Rich Became American Politics

Greek Cuts Drama: Healthcare Doomed, Army Booms

Bad News for the GOP today!

Someone paid for this bit of art

2012’s Nuclear fault lines: Iran and Japan

Santorum- The Blackwater Canidate

sounds coming from the center of the earth?

"I am Woman, hear me ROAR"

Just in: Missing baby cobra found alive; reptile in police custody

"I am Woman, hear me ROAR"

NSFW, maybe: SI Swimsuit Issue cover...

I'm all for cleaning up wasteful spending regarding our social programs.

More than 68% of New European Electricity Capacity Came From Wind and Solar in 2011

Democracy Corps.: Republican brand collapsing.

London, with a twist

Organizers say film festival will bring under-represented art

New Jersey Assembly Passes Marriage Equality, Christie To Veto

Poll Finds Republicans in Deep Trouble

Italy Plans to Tax Church on Commercial Property

Doubt creation

Oscar Nominees

Bishop Compares Covering Birth Control At Catholic Institution To Serving Pork At A Jewish Deli

From Rachel Maddow's Twitter feed: NJ Marriage equality bill passes both houses

World's hottest chile pepper: The Trinidad Moruga Scorpion!

Precious Memories of Ann Coulter

Bwahaha!! Response from rightwing FB friend re: TX hate talk host Michael Berry hit & run at gay bar

Romney, Paul and Santorum will skip March 1 debate

Garzón's extraordinary contribution to law


it's love, not a joint mortgage application

NOW President: Friess, Santorum 'Should Clearly Apologize To The Women Of This Country'

Mormons Posthumously Baptized Simon Wiesenthal’s Parents…And President Obama’s Mother

Baby sign language joke

Goats 'can develop their own accents'

Foster Freiss, Santorum backer, jokes about using aspirin as birth control

Rep. Luis V. Gutierrez (D-IL-04) discusses second chances, Gingrich, contraception

Yankees having problems getting rid of A.J. Burnett

GOP: Virginia is for "Unwanted Vaginal Penetration" (Sam Seder)

Vietnam veteran suffers horrific burns as electronic cigarette EXPLODES inside his mouth...

Arizona winter. I had to put on a long-sleeve shirt the other day.

My Lab is in for surgery now and I'm a mess

End of Primary Debates May Be in Sight

Proposed Refinery Relocation Brings Jobs To Rusk County

Does solar energy work on cloudy days?

Keith Olbermann on Countdown Says Breitbart is Exploiting Rape to Smear Occupy.

The demonization of Iran. (Greenwald hits the nail, again.)

RFK, Jr., to meet with H2O Man et al

Hall of Fame Catcher Gary Carter Dies at 57

Napolitano to visit Rio Grande Valley next week

Breaking: CNN Cancels (March 1st) Debate After Mitt Romney And Ron Paul Pull Out

Fineman calls Rmoney's statement a "Conehead moment"

Obama/Biden Bumperstickers (free!)

gop War On Women

Romney speaking style - Conehead according to Howard Fineman

Tilting the Budget Process to the G.O.P. -NYT

Republicans With Power: Virginia Personhood Laws a Preview of GOP Presidency?

A question re all this talk about contraception

South Texas candidate accused of money laundering

Welcome to the future of higher education. "a competitive consumer-driven-market..."

What Fundamentalists Think of Women

My son became a civilian last nite.

Breaking News Alert: Corrected: New Jersey Assembly Passes Gay Marriage Bill; Veto Promised

My friend is going to see Chris Cornell tonight - at an Obama fundraiser!

Europe Hammered by Winter, Is North America Next?

Armed men guarded Media Matters boss as he took $400,000 gun control donation

TxDOT eyes Bryan-College Station for passenger rail route

RNC announces Jesus-approved contraception

Rick Perry wants to create a super PAC, tap big-dollar donors and influence The Election

Deal Reached to Require Drug Testing for Jobless Benefits

(Underwear Bomber Trial) Victim Impact Statement By Kurt Haskell

Romney mocks 'empty pomp' of Chinese VP's official visit

Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton chastising Rep. Darrell Issa (2:46)

Timmeh fucks with the Republicans

Exclusive - Europe's big buyers cut ties with Iran oil

Britain set for Falklands Islands oil windfall

Plane carrying drugs intercepts Obama 'No-Fly' zone

Libya: Neither Paradise nor Beyond Thunderdome

so the damned congress is holding hearings on whether the contraceptive decision "violates the

After 37 years, Washington D.C. gets mental health system

Default experts: the Greek sovereign debt gods

US officials tie terror group to Syrian bombings

Colbert's mother seriously ill, report sources close to the show

Texas judge faces inquiry on wrongful conviction

Omg I just heard Gary Carter has died

STOCK MARKET WATCH - Friday, 17 February 2012

Michelle Obama surprises White House tourists

What is the value of Kruugerands, and where can I get the best price for them?

Gov. Scott Walker To Use Foreclosure Settlement Money To Balance His Budget, Not Help Homeowners

Seattle announces plans for new sports arena...

'Cash Mobs' Bring Flash of Profits to Small Biz

Christie offers tough talk on Israel at AIPAC gala

When will religions treat women as equals?

Downton Abbey season 2 premiere rerunning tonight

The votes on the UN Syrian resolution.

If the discussion group is ready for Rick's Exquisite Zodiac..

Apparently, president Obama realizes that he needs some GOP votes in order to even get some

Okay, here's a question about this nonsense going on with birth control

Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) & Jackie Speier (D-CA) regarding Oversight Contraception Hearing

Maine GOP to recount caucus votes

For any of the states that want to make abuse a "family matter" that doesn't involve the authorities

Attractive Undercover Cop Poses As Student And Entraps Teens To "Sell" Her Marijuana

Obama signs bill to proliferate drones in US skies, make unionization harder for airport workers

"THE GALS PUT IT BETWEEN THEIR KNEES!" Lil' Ricky Man-on-Dog Sweater Vest, white courtesy phone.

Issa contraception hearing: Elijah Cummings (D-MD), Carolyn Maloney (D-NY)

Arctic Sea Ice Update W. Graphics Re. Novaya Zemlya, Svalbard & Winter of 2011-12

Did The RNC Consider Mailing Out Illegal ‘Census’ Forms?

This "Johann will rub your feet" Gelavia commercial is so slimy I almost want to give up coffee

3-Year Survey Of Inuit Hunters; Orcas Moving Steadily North, Increased Narwhal, Beluga Predation

Heads up they are gearing up for "ObamaCare" repeal petition again.

Lake Michigan surfer dude Rex Flodstrom gets community service, stays defiant

Kerry Statement on New Global Climate Initiative

Remeber the 7 year old with the crush on Blaine

City Plans Restoration Of Omaha Riverfront Icon (Labor Monument damaged by flood water)

Newt or Schrute: the Quiz

Dealing With Post Posting Depression