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Archives: February 27, 2012

The Oscars have separate categories for male and female actors . . .

In case anybody hadn't seen's "All Dead Mormons Are Now Gay"

Breaking: WikiLeaks begins publishing 5 million emails from STRATFOR.

Gillard Scores Resounding Win(Australian Labor Party leadership contest)

1512 or 2012?

How 'bout them Badgers?

Syria Rebels Block Rescue of Western Journalists

Say goodnight, Ricky: Santorum: Church/state separation not absolute

Today in Labor History: Feb 24-26 Women and children textile strikers beaten by police, & 118 died

When Evidence Is Powerless

My nephew is moving from CA to MI for love -- without a sou.

Let's Play- Outrage Roulette! Round 2

Climate change will shake the Earth

"Republicans being against sex is not good. Sex is popular.” -- GOP strategist Alex Castellanos

Wikileaks Reveals Private CIA's Dirty Laundry (WIKILEAKS RELEASE: 5 Million Global Intel Emails)

Can we make futures speculation illegal? We see Wall Street again taking steps to crash our market

Has anyone on the planet been able to figure out how to use the new Census maps?

Unions say Obama corporate tax proposal is too weak

Haha Sasha Baron Cohen just dumped the ashes of Kim Jong Ill on Ryan Seacrest!

Economic Security Beyond Jobs: Let's pay dividends to everyone from our common wealth

2/26/12: Quote of the Day

AFL-CIO president lauds organizing by low-wage workers

Tax question about Education Deduction vs. Tax Credit

Source: Rick Santorum to receive Secret Service protection

Steelworkers reach tentative agreement to end Cooper Tire lockout

George Will: ‘Preposterous’ For GOP To Think They Can Use ‘High Gas Prices’ As Big Campaign Issue

Teamsters Drive Up Standards Bus Campaign Organizes Nearly 35,000 Workers

Jerry Brown to Washington Times reporter: 'Are you a Moonie, by any chance?'

Operating Engineers Sue In Federal Court To Block Indiana ‘Right To Work’ Law

l ;l; f;' '; lkc v'?

Aging GenXer Thread.......

A funny tweet regarding the insanity of the republicans - LOL

Thomas Jefferson's Reply to Rick Santorum

does anyone know

Conservative columnist: ‘Romney is a dork’

Is the seafood you eat the product of slave labor? (by Skinner)

The Governor To Debut In 'The Walking Dead' Season 3

You know what I don't get?

1% Inc. LLC, where is the Bail out for Main Street?

Wyoming House advances doomsday bill

Is the wearing of differently designed gowns genetically or culturally determined?

We should accept when those from a discriminated against minority say that something is offensive.

I humbly beg for assistance from my fellow DUers here with this...

Hello from Maine. We caucaused today!

NYT: Republicans can't admit that auto bailout saved a million jobs

I find the Oscars very elitist

Truman's message to congress re universal healthcare:

And now for something completely different.

Pioneering lab work aims to smash women's fertility barrier

RAZZIE Nominees for Worst Actress!

I wish I could say this suprising. Greece needs to choose their oil or the banks who own them

Here's a campaign Palin can win!

Could these guys be responsible for the rise in cost of gas?

Mr. Fish Presents Fox "News"

Are you directly involved in a campaign this year?

Tiny Fey looks smashing

New (cross post) and I want to keep this group alive.

ROMNEY: 'Not An Ardent Fan-But I have some friends who are NASCAR team OWNERS."

Spain’s public sector debt to be exposed

Three killed in Via Rail train derailment in Burlington, Ont.

Fishing on the Dan

Are We Ready? --- SINGLE PAYER Is Coming Whether We Like It Or Not!

I would ask my fellow Jews to support this post of mine in Meta

A Resource for F29 "Shut Down the Corporations" day - List of ALEC State "Chairmen"

New Ultradense Planet Found; Astronomers Baffled

In Oscar gift bags there were Rocky Mountain train tickets (workers are locked out!)

Oscar opening song: Is Billy Crystal entirely cloying or what?

Preview of a Forthcoming Supernova

'Nothing makes you forget our economic problems like millionaires giving each other golden statues.'

Flammable fracking-contaminated water hits FailBlog.

Remember-Michigan is an Open Primary. That means...

Republicans for Obama?


High performance TV antenna from one piece of wire..

that mcdonalds commercial with the girl with the fries

This is why I don't drink myself stupid.

Hamas risks Damascus base to support Syrian opposition

When does Act II of this GOP play begin? The one where they turn into

"A dark knight, an American psycho, a crack addict... you'll get to choose one on Super Tuesday."

The Separation, Iranian film, won oscar for Foreign Language movie.

The power of the Internet

The Virginia one gun a month law is a joke when private sales are legal....

Santorum is insane. And a real right wing nut job. I hope he is the nominee!

MF Global Pt. 2: Tokyo Based Hedge Fund AIJ May Have Lost/Stolen All Customer Pension Fund Money

Jury nullification is putting hosts in a bad position

Atheist Whose Article About Discrimination was Banned from School Newspaper Gets $1,000 Award

OMZ, what lipstick is Billy wearing, and can't Joan RIVERS refer him to a jowlectomy?!1 n/t

Does every spam post need to be alerted or will MIRT catch them?


Good book to read...

Human Rights Watch’s Lost Credibility


OMG! "The Undefeated" just won Best Documentary! Sarah Palin is a genius!

Is somebody's cellphone ringing and ringing at the Oscars??

9 Things You Should Never Buy at the Supermarket

In Red States all over this country, if anyone happens to be watching LieBrul Hoolywood oscar

Andrew Breitbart says Occupy has a 'culture of rape' and ACORN is paying 'unsafe people' to occupy

"Not as closely as some of the most ardent fans, but I have some friends who are NASCAR team owners"

Michigan tea partiers agree with Santorum and sound off against college

11% of Tennessee children live on less than $2.00 per day.

Conservative Scumbags International: Robocalling scandal in Canada

TCM Schedule for Tuesday, February 28th: 31 Days of Oscar: The Middle East

The Walking Dead - 18 Miles (spoilers)

WikiLeaks plans to release e-mails from security think tank

PETA 'killed more than 95 per cent of adoptable dogs and cats in its care last year'

I'm almost 47, with graying hair I just cut into a bob. I want to wear two barretts to

Greatest Juror comment ever goes to... Juror #2

TCM Schedule for Wednesday, February 29th: 31 Days of Oscar: China

Ghastly Outdated Party - by Maureen Dowd

Back when I was in college during the Middle Ages,

How many times have you served on a jury?

Conservatives = Conned, Confused, & Cultish... Evidence starting to gather into mounds

Here's a real gem...

When my parents emptied out their big house to move into an apartment, I got a few

Former GOP Governor Dismisses Romney’s Budget-Busting Tax Cuts: ‘Voters Aren’t Analysts’

Priest walk out of woman's funeral because of her gay daughter

mopinko has been unblocked.

Lets build up the DU marketplace

We are being overrun by spammers.

Tables Reserved for the Healthiest - NYT

Duncan's track record

DU jury members are getting really funny. Everyone be prepared to add your witty responces to jury

NY Times: 'A Million Jobs'

U.S. general confirms defense shield radar site in Turkey

This is your captain speaking...


Tweeting the Oscars

PPP 2/26 poll for MI Romney 39 Santorum 37

Dow Pays "Strategic Intelligence" Firm to Spy on Yes Men

Private and Home Schooling Isn't Necessarily Better than Public Schooling (rant)

Wellstone 96' ad featuring the monster known as Newt Gingrich.

Watch Cirque du Soleil’s Academy Award Performance

Le Creuset sale

Oil Lobby Says Obama’s Call To End Big Oil Handouts Is ‘Discriminatory’

Dear Rick

Tables Reserved for the Healthiest - NYT

And the Oscar for Best Motion Picture of the Year goes to...

Osborne: UK has run out of money

Chicago's Historic Pullman Distict May Become a National Park.

Jerry Brown to reporter: 'Are you a Moonie, by any chance?'

G20 leaders insist no more IMF cash unless eurozone boosts financial firewall

The Economist: 'Testing Teaching, Teaching Testing'...

Robocall scandal in Canada: Opposition parties calling on people to come forward with

McConnell: Romney et al. is like Clinton vs Obama. It's not going to do us any harm.

I am announcing my retirement as host. Nominations for a replacement, please.

So La France near swept the Oscars tonight.

CA Gov Jerry Brown SCHOOLS Right-Wing Reporter: "Are you a Moonie?"

Get Google's eyes off your junk

Oh, this looks like fun -- a caravan of banned books

Super Nova 1987 A time lapse.


Palestinian woman detained by Israel stages hunger strike

Obama's Anger Impersonator: Luther

"I SWEAR to all that is anything, Izzie...if you knock the damned water dish over...

Gay, transgender candidates wade into Central Florida politics

The Graduate on TCM at 2:15 a.m.!!!

Liberals applaud themselves for championing gay marriage. But there are ghosts at the weddings.

My modest attempt at predicting the next right-wing crazy outrage.

A couple more pictures from the Fur Rendezvous

Pay Gap for Teachers in Schools Serving More Latino and African-American Students

Supreme Court Prepares to Hear Major Case on Corporate Responsibility Abroad

Bloody Thursday

If you could describe the history of America in one word...

I recently noted my intention to post excerpts

Revolutionary Music.


I predict that BEFORE the General Election, President Obama will OK the Keystone XL pipeline...

How do you begin to accept how you look when it isn't how you really feel about how you look.....

IRAN wins Best Foreign Film Oscar

Researching General Ethan Allen

Some California schools get twice the funding -- and more -- of others

Scientists want to put their stamp on Pluto

Russia Averts Plot to Assassinate Putin: State TV

Engineers make poor Buddhists

2012 Oscars: Sacha Baron Cohen sprinkles ashes of Kim Jong Il on the Red Carpet

China calls US critique on Syria "super arrogant"

How do I disable..

Mormon voters wary of too much public support for Romney

Chris Christie--why the attention to this guy all of a sudden?

Violent Uproar in Afghanistan Casts Shadow on U.S. Pullout

Christians in Syrian Arab Republic - targeted by both sides

NHS will have to ration further treatments, GPs warn

Guns vs. Butter?

What do the heads of the Big Pharma conspiracies do when they get sick?


Hey! I wonder if all that citizen's united super pac money going to ads will hurt regular

China calls US critique on Syria "super arrogant"

War of 1812 bicentennial is a big deal – in Canada

The American bus revival

Dwyane Wade Fouls Kobe Bryant and he gets a Broken Nose - 2012 NBA All Stars Game

Business energy saving tips

Taliban claims responsibility for bomb attack, poisoning in Afghanistan

My Drone War

Ryan Seacrest fails to see the funny side as Sacha Baron Cohen's fake dictator pours ashes of King J

How much chance do YOU think there is of a U.S. or Israeli missile strike on Iran?

Supersize it- Amazing fact about America's Obesity Crisis

Scrutiny for Norwegian fjord rock disposal (BBC)

Donald Trump {opposes wind farm} accused of bullying Scottish government (BBC)

TV commercials are not louder than the program

Watch Jimmy Kimmel’s Epic Oscar Night All-Star Movie Parody - A MUST BE SEE

Politico/GWU poll: Obama leads Romney 53-43 and Rick Santorum 53-42.

The Historic Birthplace of NASCAR

So I'm chatting with Bob (name changed), our office conservitive (neo-nazi, no for real)

Did I just hear this neo-con Senor say that Obama

With Gas Tax on Empty U.S. Must Find New Way to Fund Roads: View

How to be an oil futures speculator

Bierdusche für Merkel!

Yesterday, my brother woke up deaf.

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Monday, 27 February 2012

Toon- Different Visions

Toon: Will You Give Up Now?

Self Balancing Electric Unicycle

New evidence casts doubt in Lockerbie case

Melissa Harris-Perry & Anita Hill discuss "re-imagining equality"

WikiLeaks: Israel destroyed nuclear facilities in Iran

'Bomb Iran' billboard's real message just the opposite

Financial Crisis, Inequality, Social Media Brought Revolutions in 2011--and Changed Us Forever

Jury sides with U of I in age bias suit

Big Food Must Go: Why We Need to Radically Change the Way We Eat

Wyoming House advances doomsday bill

An Estate Sale Made Me Angry

Romney talks about Nascar racing and fans...LOL

The difference between liberals and conservatives.

don't watch this if you're tripping on acid right now..

Charter schools could gain power to take over public schools

France asks EU to suspend GM crop authorization

Recent threats cause Missouri lawmakers to question Capitol security

Is pro-teacher school reform possible in this country?

Bank transfer day had an impact

WikiLeaks Is Back! With Millions of Global Intelligence E-mails

Amid a Federal Education Inquiry, an Unsettling Sight

SW Florida's Raw Sewage Spills Totaled 17 Million Gallons In 2011, But Fines Rare-To-Nonexistent

Israel, Kurdish fighters destroyed Iran nuclear facility, email released by WikiLeaks claims

TX Drought Eases, But Too Late For Some; Water Managers Face Key Decision On (TX) Colorado River

Conservative Slime Update: Dirty Tricks North of the Border

The Patient of the Future

Developing: Chardon High School in Geauga County is on lockdown right now after a shooting.

Was Sarah Palin pro-choice before she was pro-life?

BREAKING: Shooting at Chardon High School, gunman on the loose (Chardon, OH)

Decorah Eagle Cam Thread ..... Great time waster but I always feel better after eagle ogling

BOOM boom boom boom BOOM boom boom boom BOOM boom boom boom BOOM boom boom boom

As a Network Security Specialist --- I just love WikiLeaks

News Corp. to Pay $952,000 to Hacked Pop Star

Julian Assange/WikiLeaks presser at Frontline Club on STRAFOR data release [link]

Jerry Brown urges 'reckless' GOP hopefuls to fight on

Is this a hoax or a trick? I think it is.

Mr. Fish- The GOP Primary Season

Mr. Fish Toon- Diplomatic Immunity

Capitalism Makes us Crazy: Dr Gabor Maté on Illness & Addiction

2012 Or Never-An optimistic articlle if your a Lib.

Can there be any less doubt about Rmoney?

Number of Ohio CCW doubles in last three years.

DU Album of the Day - Flight of the Conchords - "The Distance Future"

‘Do not confuse my father’s positions with your own’

Poll: Given Choice Between Romney and Santorum, Most Voters Choose Suicide (Borowitz Report)

Democracy Corps: New Phase and Shifting Balance(The Collapse of the Republican Brand)

Call to Adopt an American Declaration and Education Bill of Rights

Looking for a freeware utility to track wifi uptime

Romney, Santorum, and God

*** Opens up the DU Bar and puts a sign out front....***

Walking Dead - Great episode "18 Miles" (Please no spoiler info)

Since private corporations are corrupt as hell,

Occupy Tacoma evicted

"If People Think There’s Something Wrong With Success, ‘Vote for the Other Guy"

which is greater?

No big pickup in job growth in 2012, forecasters say

Corbett: if you can't afford increased college tuition, become a gas driller

Brooks and Coulson 'warned about widespread phone hacking in 2006' (explosive emails)

Josh Marshall tweets a funny...

Warren Buffett: ‘It Is A Myth’ That U.S. Corporate Taxes Are High

The next Worst Headline Ever

Community Financing Breathes Life into a New U.S. Manufacturing Firm

Abstinence-Only Sex Education Bill In Utah Prohibits Teaching Contraception

There are no 'safe school zones.'

Do Hummingbirds snore?

Georgia Democratic party exec resigns; chairman denies financial crisis

It's simple - Santorum doesn't want to be president. He wants to rake in the big bucks

Three more Iranians arrested over Bangkok bombings

The Lost Party (a great and long read on the dying gop)

Does Ronald Reagan make Santorum want to ‘throw up’ too?

Anyone ever attempted trying to tie a knot with braided fishing line?

Brewer: ‘I would not disrespect the president’

Okay, I have to ask a very serious question...

Measuring the Breadth of Friendship

Japan cities press utility to switch from nuclear

It just got busy here...

God's message about Perry, Cain, Bachmann and Obama

Tomatoes and Peppers in Baltimore - Lets Do This

The radical anti-insurance plan the right has concocted

What's for Dinner ~ Monday Feb 27th

Stratfor & Goldman Sachs started hedge fund called Stratcap to trade on illegal inside gov't info

Warren Buffett stands up for the Banksters

Amerigo Vespucci is dedicated to his profession, but it's made him a li'l awkward around the ladies.



Cats have devils/angels watching o'er them too, but this rare photo proves why cats aren't to blame.

Liquor's no longer an option for MFM... but he STILL just fucking LOVES drinking games.

MiddleFingerMom discovers baby wipes (angelic chorus sounds).

Re: Words matter. GOP convention might be "open" not "brokered"

Romney thinks he's more "successful" than the PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES?!

Video: Merit Pay, Teacher Pay and Value Added Measures

Why Do Innocent People Confess?

Will Price Inflation Of Meat, Corn, Food, And Farmland Continue?

Drumbeat from this weekend and today...

Drumbeat from this weekend and today...

NOW President, Mandatory Ultrasound Laws Violate Women's Rights and Bodies

Despite Fierce Opposition, IA, CT, NJ, NY are All Attempting to Raise the Minimum Wage

Move Our Money: New State Bank Bills Address Credit and Housing Crises

What was your favorite Oscar moment last night

"The Orgasm Lobby: A new controversy erupts - by Tom Tomorrow

Shouldn't Rick Santorum, instead of bashing JFK for NOT injecting religion into politics,

STUDY: Ron Paul Never Attacked Romney Once During 20 Debates, But Attacked Romney’s Rivals 39 Times

ROMNEY = Condescending Jackass --- Here's The Proof

Walker To Not File Challenges Against Recall Signatures

Is anyone else pissed the Girl Scout cookies were delivered?

Bradley Manning among those nominated for Nobel Peace Prize 

Clinton: Too many concerns over arming Syrians

AT&T to Appeal Ruling in Throttling Case

CNN: Are the Oscars stuck in the past?

Romney "issues a statement" RE: this morning's high school shooting in Ohio

~*Prayers, Light and Healing* Thread ~ MARCH 2012 ~

Activists challenge Japan’s “nuclear village”

Idaho OKs Seizure of Protesters' Property

Life in a Box (the use of solitary confinement in American prisons)

He really IS one of US! "Romney appeals to racing fans: My friends own NASCAR teams"

The Untold War Story -- Then and Now

Who among us has not befriended NASCAR team owners?

Afro-Asia, Global South Reject Boycott of Iran

New fighter jet training stalls, grounding pilots (More problems with the F-35 POS)

Is this commercial sexist?

As an Atheist, I strongly support Santorum's right to bring religion to the Public Square...

Welcome Home Marine!!!

O’Malley to Sign Maryland Marriage Bill Thursday

Poll: Iowans Oppose Anti-Marriage Constitutional Amendment

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe to U.K.’s PM on Gay Rights: ‘To Hell with You’

Iran casts Oscar win as victory over Israel in rare nod toward cinema

Things that separate us from other animals

I watched "Water for Elephants" yesterday

The greening of faith

Newt's daughter's are on "The View" now trying to

GOP Rolls Out New Slogan & Campaign Song For 2012 Election

"Walkergate" the WI recall campaign's first television ad.

Where the hell is geardaddy...working or something?

LePage skipping meeting with Obama

Alt Text: Disturbing Science Books for Kids

Atheist videos are being removed from YouTube

How long before a clown car occupant says that Obama will 'git yer guns' because of the shooting?

POLITICO- GWU battleground poll: Obama strong vs. beleaguered GOP foes

Reds win Milk cup

PHOTO: Sure, MiddleFingerMom warns his neighbors. But the sign's not about a lion.

Thoughts prayers and vibes to Chardon Ohio

Lifetime Cost To Run F-35 Fighter: About $1 Trillion

PHOTO: OK, you WIN, I won't. But I keep going back to that "they seem to like it" thing.

Why Exploring Space Still Matters - Neil deGrasse Tyson (audio)

What is peak oil?

Drag your cursor over the dots and discover a...

Politico-GWU poll: Obama winning GOP primary

I Was a Warehouse Wage Slave

Mother Jones: Syria Hit List Targets Thousands

Blurred Line Between Espionage and Truth

Alex Wagner's interviewing Santorum's "Obama's radical Islamic policies" drone

How old should a child be to watch the Star Wars prequels?

The GOP’s Panic Over Rick Santorum

Official: 1 dead, 4 hurt in Ohio school shooting

The West and Iran—Global Dominance and Possible Consequences of Current Fictions

Guess which city was rated 'best' for cheating on your spouse?

Of all Nixon's crimes (aside from Vietnam)

Word Clouds---GOP Defined

Post a weird band name.

Bob Kerrey Changes His Mind, Will Run For NE Senate

The right is losing the argument over Wall Street

Things we've learned from the movies

More info about Chardon shooter . . . .


Anonymous-Wikileaks Stratfor Leak: Stratfor’s ‘Glossary’ May Be Huge Blow

BBC: Cruise ship Costa Allegra adrift off Seychelles

The schools crusade that links Michael Gove to Rupert Murdoch

"Theocalypse Now"

Herman Cain ‘loved’ Pete Hoekstra’s ‘China’ ad: "I don’t think it was racist at all." CAIN!

I just found out that my wife and I had a three-way with God. Twice!

Police: One Dead In Ohio High School Shooting

Obama Faces Tense Meeting With Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu On Iran Policy

Rep. West: ‘Second Holocaust’ Looms For Israel If America Doesn't Provide Military...

It's Israeli Apartheid Week -- Just Tell the Truth

Good Vibe thread for California Peggy

Authorities: one of five students shot in Ohio has died

The Poor, in Fact, Are Less Likely to Sue Their Doctor

"It helps to have a guy as president who has had a job and I have."

The Rising East: Treasure Trove Displayed as Diplomatic Message

Inquiry Leader Says Murdoch Papers Paid Off British Officials

Whitewashing Gay History

Venezuela defense min. vows soldiers will never again be deployed against civilians

Venezuela defense min. vows soldiers will never again be deployed against civilians

Citing ‘Impossible Timeline,’ Walker Campaign Won’t File Challenge Against Recall Signatures

The “I’ve never voted for an earmark in my life.”, scam Ron Paul fools his supporters with

state by state speak your mind about...minnesota

state by state about minnesota

I’m darn tired about hearing about Mr. Rick’s sex life or pious lack there of.

Pic Of The Moment: Romney Responds To Santorum NASCAR Sponsorship

Krugman: Conservatives become less willing to look at the facts ... as they become better-educated

Santorum Hearing Voices

TOON: THIS MODERN WORLD--a NEW controversy erupts!

Once and for all. Here and now. Your best hangover cure?

SCOTUS Refuses NOM Appeal

Mitt Romney Not A NASCAR Fan, But Has ‘Some Great Friends’ Who Own Teams

Honduran Resistance Front Forms Political Party

The WikiLeaks GiFiles: Israel Blames Obama for Iranian Threat, Stratfor Says

Fixed, thanks Elad.

Is anyone here active in criminal justice issues involving ALEC

Israel, Kurdish fighters destroyed Iran nuclear facility, email released by WikiLeaks claims

Layoffs are being made at IBM, workers and union report

I thought our stars were grandfathered for a year. Short year.

Mutated Trout (4 eyes, *not* 3) Raise New Concerns Near Mine Sites

Much-Discussed J.C. Penney Ads Debut During Oscars

Note to Santorum: The American people are not going to elect someone who vomits in the oval office.

DetNews video of UAW demonstration at Ford Field on Friday while Rmoney speaks inside

A Look At The World's Most Powerful Mercenary Armies

Lockerbie relatives urge inquiry into 'suppressed evidence'

"Republican in Training" photo sent to me from a very small NC town

Uhhh before everyone gets excited about the return of Bob Kerrey---

China softens line on single child policy

The Associated Press Top 25 Poll 2/27 Mizzou plummets, Baylor gains

(Bob) Bob Kerrey reconsidering Senate bid (Ne)

A documentary about Palin won the Oscar??????

Thom Hartmann: The Global Power Shift to the BRIC Nations

Data released in research tied to syphilis controversy

Data released in research tied to syphilis controversy

"I don't like Mondays"

GOP candidate Rick Santorum says religion needs greater role in public policy

Was the idea of helping get rid of despotic rulers in the middle east actually counterproductive

The Republican's Biblical Boondoggle - Frank Schaeffer

Allen West: It's absurd to tax the rich

Why Violence in Tibet Is Getting Worse

Banker’s Insulting Waitress Tip Incites Class Warfare Between the 1% and the 99%

Latest MI polls 3 show Romney ahead and 2 show Santorum ahead

Why Violence in Tibet Is Getting Worse

Take the Locavore challenge ?

Don't you hate it when people make suggestions to you, but ignore yours to them?

Michael Moore on the Rachel Maddow Show Tonight

Morris Berman, "Why America Failed: The Roots of Imperial Decline"

How Factory Farms Are Killing Seals

Stop Spike TV from looting our collective past!

Facebook to fix system which tried to suggest ads for ‘faggots’

Reporters Without Borders: Tibet cut off from the rest of the world

Left turn ahead for mayor's office (NYC)

Do you get in trouble for "over-buying"? And, are you guilty or innocent?

New evidence suggests Stone Age hunters from Europe discovered America

Have you seen the polar bear cam for Siku?

Would you take my "Locavore Challenge"?

New evidence suggests Stone Age hunters from Europe discovered America

Baltasar Garzón cleared over his Franco-era crimes inquiry

Romney's New Tax Plan: "If you are in trouble, promise to cut taxes. ..."

If we want to have super high quality teachers it will cost a lot of money but it will be worth it

now for the really important news: the third egg has arrived for the decorah eagles

Oakland Going Inside Out

Another kid with a handgun shoots 4 at Ohio school

Occupying possibilities in Oakland

Nuclear Crisis Set Off Fears Over Tokyo, Report Says

Obama chides governors for education cuts

Santorum makes stuff up (again): Dutch Puzzled by Santorum’s False Claim of Forced Euthanasia

Feds to curb improper payments to Medicare plans

This Banker Left A 1% Tip And A Nasty Message For One Unfortunate Waitress

This story from a church I attended as an HS student has DU implications,

The One Graphic That Says It All About Mitt Romney And Barack Obama Is Going Viral

My daughter had emergency surgery Saturday night.

McCain Aide Flashback: For Pure, Blind Stupidity, Nobody Beats Santorum

Received an error message when I refreshed the page...

New countries go nuclear despite Fukushima: UN official

Four Explanations for Romney's Endless Gaffes About Money

Just a question, i hope this is Legal

My daughter had emergency surgery Saturday night.

Ok, I admit it. I'm just a little less "fed up" today after his.

Daytona 500 start reset for 7 p.m. ET (Monday Night)

Foxconn hid child labourers

Dear Santa, I've been good this year, and all I want is for Ann Romney to GO AWAY. FAR, FAR AWAY.

Jonathan Alder funny

FBI tests white powder found in letter sent to (Sen.) Levin's Detroit office

Corporate Front Group Buys Attack On Humane Society During Oscar Broadcast

Gastric ulcer bacteria hide from the immune system

Is there one credit report/credit check that is more reliable than the other...

Infiltration to Disrupt, Divide and Misdirect Is Widespread in Occupy (Part I)

Slow Death By Depression

Daytona 500 moved to Monday night. When does the party start?

Women’s PAC formed following abortion legislation

Is Marcy Kaptur a Threat to Women’s Reproductive Rights?

Separating Church and State: Vomit-Inducing or Necessary for Freedom of Religion?

"The alerter can fuck off."

Why the Environmental Movement Is Not Winning

x-post from FG: Women’s PAC formed following abortion legislation

Colombia asks Interpol for arrest warrant for fugitive Uribe aide .

So. Did Little Ricky get picked on for being an insufferable prig

Michigan DUers: Are dems planning to vote tomorrow?

Detroit automakers race to keep up with sales

"The first thing we're going to do is to make sure the server is taken care of."

Call for some DU investigation -- Can someone find a Santorum quote from the past?

getting seasick. Rasmussen shows Obama slipping (Monday tracking)

Alabama GOP wants Virginia's vaginal ultrasound bill

10 Things Christians and Atheists Can (And Must) Agree On

Adventures in Feministory: Ada Lovelace, First Computer Programmer

Lies to Congress, Domestic Spying, Torture: Why the Bush White House Must Be Prosecuted

Pennywise and Pound Foolish, as the English say

Rush Limbaugh: America’s Least Favorite News Personality

Mitt Romney says Michigan presidential primary will help nation 'restore greatness'

Photo of gay Marine kissing boyfriend receives flood of support

Charlotte Church 'sickened' by NoW phone hacking (BBC) {disgusting sleaze at NoW}

Santorum comes from behind in Alabama three-way

The Jerusalem Syndrome: Why Some Religious Tourists Believe They Are the Messiah

Charts: Clashes, strikes and protests across Syria

Hey Teacher Bashers, you know what you aren't talking about?

What was your least favorite Oscar moment last night?

Germany Backs Aid Plan for Greece

EEO in Black History

TransCanada touts oil pipeline from Oklahoma to Texas

High court again stays out of big fish dispute

TransCanada touts oil pipeline from Oklahoma to Texas

News Corp: threat of US legal action raised in light of 'illegal payment' claim

Wealthier People More Likely To Lie or Cheat, Researchers Find

TransCanada touts oil pipeline from Oklahoma to Texas

Can the GOP beat Obama with their Gas Prices propaganda?

Syria claims 90% of voters backed reforms in referendum EU announces fre

TransCanada Renewing Request to Build Keystone Pipeline

Heh. "Churchianity"

Obsessively licking cat -

Need quick help. TodayI saw a wonderful, old leather chair and hassock. I would have bought them

Mulcaire hacked phones 2,226 times for News of the World, court documents allege (BBC)

Other than DU, where do you get your Feminist news and information?

Drug tests beginning for pro surfers

Romney-Backing Super PAC's Use Of 2007 Romney Ad Sparks FEC Complaint

Melting Arctic link to cold, snowy UK winters (BBC)

Infiltration to Disrupt, Divide and Misdirect Is Widespread in Occupy

Ann Coulter: "Words mean nothing to liberals. They say whatever will help advance their cause

Federal Wildlife Agents Shoot 14 Wolves from Helicopters

10 year old girl who died after fighting a classmate over a boy ruled a HOMICIDE!!

Papantonio: Santorum The Embodiment of Anti-Intellectualism

If your kid brings a gun to school,

The Entire Mitt Romney Legacy In One Graphic

last ditch effort at stain removal. Please help!

Rick Santorum's 'Snob' Lob Against Obama Brings GOP Governors To President's Defense

Cats fighting over scratching pad

I need a beer. nt

House committee hears testimony on health care

Watchdog: Romney super-PAC contribution might have been illegal

FL: Anti-abortion bill with ‘fetal pain’ language nears final House vote

The Harvard Law Record: Indefinite Detention Under the NDAA: the Great Attack on Civil Liberties

Watching Mitt Romney run for president is like . . .

Suggested viewing order for the Star Wars films

bill maher is going to be

Dog on roof of car - Romney style

OOOOPS. Apparently freeps can "call each other out"..."Go back to DU you a-hole troll."

Citing ‘Impossible Timeline,’ Walker Campaign Won’t File Challenge Against Recall Signatures

Federal Judge Seizes Congressional Redistricting (NYS)

Kodak moves to end health coverage for retirees 65 and older

Controversy over Scientology influence clouds future of Pinellas charter school

Upper class people are more likely to behave selfishly, studies suggest

Kodak moves to end health coverage for retirees 65 and older

I need a bear. nt

Hitler Finds Out Romney Strapped His Dog to the Car Roof

I need a boar. nt

How Coyotes Dwindled to Their Modern Size

PHOTO: The ONLY thing missing in this pic is the DENTAL FLOSS BUSH.

Why does the Abrahamic God of Jews, Christians and Muslims display emotional

Commission on the Status of Women 2012

Falling oil lifts Wall St to highest since 2008

PHOTO: HEY! How come the chocolate wonderfall tastes like CHICKEN???

Warren Buffett mocks Chris Christie

Marijuana legalization qualifies for Colorado ballot

I'm disheartened.

Rich people more likely to cheat, behave badly, research finds

"[T]he richest people took more candy than anyone else"

Stop giving Oprah Oscars,

"Romney: Let Detroit go bankrupt." - banner flown over the Daytona track today

Black History Month - My Last Go

What is the big deal with nipples?

MSNBC's Chuck Todd... Obama's multiple paths to 270.

Priest Denies Lesbian Communion...At Her Mother's Funeral

Bill Maher is on Tweety

How to calculate the cost per gallon for gas

has america ever had a candidate run on the theocracy ticket before?

In Grand Marais (MN), pattern emerges of older men pursuing teen girls

White House gives blessing to partial Keystone XL construction

White House wants nothing to do with NYPD’s spying on American Muslims

What are the various flavors of "let's all get along" theology?

Even as a baby, MFM was always scheming against authority figures

They're at it again!

After Voting For Tuition Hike, Arizona State Representative Tells Poor Students: ‘Welcome To Life’

Gingrich to Afghanistan: ‘Figure Out How to Live Your Own Miserable Life’

TYT: Why Gas Prices Are So High

Tek's done.

"I think I can show that I can fight real hard and come from behind..."

the Face of the Newt's supporters

End of Republican Party? Party Of Nixon/Reagan/Bushes Staring Down Its Own Demographic Extinction

I am a federal bureaucrat. A professional government employee. And guess what? I’m damn proud of it.

Flight of the Conchords' Bret McKenzie takes home Oscar gold

Bwaaaaaaaaaah Al Sharpton has just played the dearly beloved Reagan's

Reich: As Santorum and Romney Battle for the Loony Right, the Rest of Us Should Not Gloat

Tree: "Humans Are F__king Morons

What do US sanctions on Iran mean for the world?

The Rude Pundit: Greed, Rage, and Woman-Battering at Mardi Gras

Norway demands Russian satellite station removed

Michigan predictions?

Tell it sis, FTW

Norway Hopes to Develop Thorium Nuclear Power

Supreme Court won't hear appeal by (Maine) gay marriage foes

I think I may have found a disruptor

In the new tradition of "transparency" and responsibility at DU3,

Detroit automakers race to keep up with sales

Spain judge Baltasar Garzon cleared on Franco probe (BBC)

Walkergate: WisDems Unveil First TV Ad of Recall Scott Walker Campaign

Cruise ship Costa Allegra adrift off Seychelles

PPP Polls:Romney leads among Republicans in Michigan.It's Democrats putting Santorum over the top

Just finished writing my novel

Do I chastise, or give him a treat?

Teacher assistant with cancer fired for missing work

Walker: The Recall Costs Money — Think Of The Children And Seniors

Sources: Rams decide to deal 2nd pick


Ezra Klein: Study: Rich more likely to take candy from babies

CNN has Santorum leading by 1% in Michigan.

If Third Way is praising this, it cant be good

FFOGLBT (and anyone else): Interesting program on gender (NatGeo Explorer) may be rerun ...

rehab tomorrow

Wisconsin Recall of Governor is an Abomination of the Political Process

Let's make this the "Year of the Woman"

Beards Papa

Santorum campaign is running a robo call today asking Democrats for their vote.

Ayatollah Santorum

Where Are All These Atheist Politicans?

Awful, terrible, horrible news to have break just a day ahead of the Michigan primary. DOOooooOOOOOM

AP source: Santorum gets Secret Service protection

Romney recalls event he couldn't have seen

Why Obama is not a shoo in. Citizens United. protest...the finacial system

I need a blow.

Wisconsin Dems 1st ad: 'Walkergate'

Michael Moore on Rachel Maddow tonight, but . . .

Bowling for Columbine