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Archives: February 7, 2012

Anyone seen 'Lilyhammer' yet - looks good

Thanks to the person or persons who sent me hearts.

Rev Al just made an excellent point while discussing the arrest of the Indiana

Senate approves long-stalled aviation bill

U.S. Says Palestinian Deal ‘Internal’ Matter

‘We the People’ Loses Appeal With People Around the World - By ADAM LIPTAK

The GOP primary season’s real winner

Senior Gingrich Campaign Official Scrubbed Infidelity, Tiffany Credit Line From Wikipedia Page

I overlook everything.

House Bill Could Cut $1.7 Billion in NYC Transit Funds

John Fleming (R- obviously - La.) links to Onion story on Facebook -

House Bill Could Cut $1.7 Billion in NYC Transit Funds

"Obama Motors" remember that one?

I Overlook Hotel.

Eastwood: I'm not affiliated with Obama

Treasury 'unaware' of tax write-off

It's Official. Romney was stronger in Nevada in 2008 than he is in 2012

!!!Romney’s Firm BAIN CAPITAL - - - Instructs American Airlines to Sack 13,000 Workers!!!

Payroll tax cut splinters GOP

Newt Gingrich drops quest for Virginia ballot

I still can't understand why anyone with half a brain still believes the GOP is fiscally responsible

Super Bowl Rant and Newt Gingrich Refuses to Accept Reality

YouTube Reinstates Chrysler’s Popular Super Bowl Ad

Monbiot: Attack of the gibbering right-wing jizzbots

Russ Feingold should run for Governor of Wisconsin.

"Tell him that I, too, am not very concerned about the rich" - brilliant cartoon via Jackeen's site

Wherein trof learns he is more loved here than he thought.

Anonymous Spies on Secret FBI Conference Call, Posts Audio Clip

ever wonder what Chuck Lorre writes at the end of Big Bang Episodes?

David Bowie - Ziggy Stardust - Acoustic Version

ACTA poised to censor the Internet worldwide

Thank you to all who gave me one of your hearts. I love you guys and gals as well. Lou

Sorry, but Newt's 'Moon colony' proposal is the best idea that's come out of the clown car.

Ontario's power glut means possible nuclear plant shutdowns

Education Minister: Hebron school trips should have started a long time ago

Hugo Chavez says Venezuelan troops would fight with Argentina over Falklands

U.S. vows to cut $1.5B in aid to Egypt over trials

Unbelievable mountain bike downhill run... with a hilarious bonus

As of 2004 the global cancer research budget

Romanian government collapses amid public outrage over austerity

Any Update On the crack pot who said he was firing any employee for signing that Walker Recall?

Nuclear Secrecy With $8 Billion On the Line

Candidacy tests Mexico's culture of machismo

I over-plant everything....

A 'Hearts' and PayPal...

GREAT GOOGLEY-MOOGLEY -- How to Google like a motherfoogle:

Clint Eastwood Gives America a Pep Talk

My live review for 'Kind of Blue'

Tokyo Electric Power injected boric acid into unit 2 early this morning to prevent criticality.

If Mitt is going to whine about polls now Imagine what he'll cry about IF he become the GOP Nom

Teen describes killing as ‘pretty enjoyable’ experience

Tennessee wants to stigamatize people with mental health issues as being substance abusers.

It would be a wonderful thing to have absolutely no abortions in America.

Clint Eastwood Super Bowl ad made Obama's day, blogs say (DU cited here)

Birth control bill stirs controversy (Planned Parenthood etc. in Ne)

Japanese Struggle to Protect Their Food Supply

Britain had to plead with US to take part in Iran flotilla

There is a vacillator in our midst.

Tonight on Countdown

Slavery protections for animals? Judge to decide

Meet the new boss. Same as the old boss? "Brady gun-control organization gets new president."

Hey Jurors! My apologies. Just sent an alert in error...

Keith is back,

Update on the Super bowl ANTI-Union ad.

I had a binding caucus a few years ago.

BLOOMBERG: Tepco Injects Boric Acid Into Fukushima No. 2 Reactor to Prevent Criticality

What Occupy Taught the Unions

So, Karl "Turd Blossom" Rove is offended by the Chrysler ad featuring Clint Eastwood.

Exposed: The Arab agenda in Syria

Arizona: Panel Votes to Ban Collective Bargaining (NYT)

Former Wall Street Trader: ‘There’s No Other Industry Where You Could Get Paid So Much

Union leaders predict Indiana’s new anti-union law will ‘boomerang’

ya'all are too great

Iowa woman accused of blackmailing TLC show

Vice President Biden slams GOP hopefuls at fundraiser

More Rightwing BS?

Is America a Police State?

Occupy Oakland is target of protest

Labor History Feb 6 The first complete general strike in U.S. history, Triangle Shirtwaist strike wi

President Obama could alter stance of federal appeals courts

Stunning animated maps reveal bird migrations across the United States

Look's like Lil' Ricky ISN'T auditioning to be Mitten's VP...

U.S. Seeks ‘Plan B’ to End Syrian Violence After UN Fails to Act

The Nobel Prize-Winning Discovery that Got a Scientist Kicked Out of His Own Lab

This has been an incredibly LAME Republican field...

Is there a way to renew membership and buy hearts

Did I just invent a new cocktail?

Your Republican Senate Candidates Suck Hard: Pete Hoekstra, He So Funny - From The Rude Pundit

xpost: Stunning animated maps reveal bird migrations across the United States

“Everything goes up but our paychecks": Talking to Real People Who Live on the Minimum Wage


Washington Legislature: Gay marriage bill moves through House Judiciary Committee

I realized something amazing about the superbowl

Two College Students on the Subway #22

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

*Jennifer Granholm show The War Room now on Current TV;

Debunking the so-called “War on Religion” - From (Obama Campaign fighting smears)

The Patriots vs. the Giants

Clint Eastwood's fee for Chyrsler Super Bowl ad is being donated to charity

thanks to the kind person who gave me a heart!

Best tumblr ever

I KNOW it was you...

For all who are mourning the loss of our dear pets

I'd like to thank

I love acupuncture!

Martian Hazard #271: Falling Frost Avalanches!

Thank you, O Mysterious Heart-Giver!

Do you remember the TV show COMBAT! from the 60's??? See this!!!

EXPOSED: "Blue collar mechanic" in anti-union Super Bowl ad a multimillionaire lobbying consultant

Romney: Dragged-out primary will impact general election fundraising

(Norway) Mass killer Breivik demands medal from Oslo court

Bill Moyers Essay: Newt's Obesession with Saul Alinsky

This Year's NFL Script...Little Manning wins one for Big Brother....Next Year..

Can cheap beer be outlawed?

This is cool. The Ad Team Behind That Chrysler Clint Eastwood Super Bowl Ad

(Warning)Read the (Right Wing) Label

What level of comtenpt should be leveled at the actor in the racist Hoekstra ad?

Why won’t the U.S. accept its atheists? By Julian Baggini

Europeans take to the streets over ACTA

Humanitarian situation in Baba Amr

When is a brick not a brick? When you need outrage I guess.

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Tuesday, 7 February 2012

I understand Pete Hoekstra's facination with Asian women.

Obama Nominee Could Become Air Force’s First Female General

Romney's possible VP picks

Heartfelt appreciation to you generous people who donated a heart to me!

Atlanta Street Gang Members Videotaped Brutal Hate Crime Attack On "Faggot"

Thank you to the people who gave me the hearts. I really appreciate them. n/t

THANK YOU! Whomever gave me a heart

RNC reminds reporters: No delegates to be awarded tomorrow

When two teams want weird opposite results:

[Daily Kos] Today the City of Oakland Officially Went Insane.

Finally - a Woody Allen movie that felt like one of his better oldies - Midnight in Paris **** 1/2

BBC - live reporting on Syria crisis: Army steps up Homs shelling

Lenny Bruce fans?

Amane Toomer said something interesting today

What place is on your agenda to visit next? I'm going to be sticking close to home

"Confidential" Plan for financially distressed PA. public schools - turn all into charters

(Video) Japan Earthquake Visualization Map 1/1/2011 - 1/1/2012

Appreciation thread

Huffington Post: (DU's) Mitt Romney 'Rmoney' Photoshop Kind Of Says It All

Thanx for the secret heart! I still love this place.

"Obama wants to transform America and make it something we cannot even recognize"

Thank you for my Valentine hearts, whoever you are!...

"Disaster Preppers"

FOX's Dana Perino Is Outraged That M.I.A., ‘Not Even An American,’ Performed At The Super Bowl

Heh. "Killing Lincoln" by O'Reilly prices slashed at B&N

Where can I find Flash Professional CS5 for free?

Robert Fisk: From Washington this looks like Syria's 'Benghazi moment'. But not from here

From Now Through November I'm Spelling It "Rmoney"...

Belief is not the problem

Update: Josh Powell's sons were struck with an axe before house fire

Whoah! "The Lazarus Project".

Putting The Growing Birth Control Firestorm In Perspective

A couple of reef shots...

This is nuts: Would you drink a bacon shake?

Rep. Nassau County NY County Exec and fellow republicans want to shut down half the police stations!

Here is a good way to learn about Mormons.......

Komen Foundation won't exist 5 years from now

Wow! I have hearts!

MFM and Amerigo Vespucci pulled up at a McDonald's drive-thru not far from me today!

Congressional earmarks sometimes used to fund projects near lawmakers' properties

Governor Malloy dismantles Morning Joe on the HHS decision criticism. *Transcript*

Mitt Romney Hasn’t Answered A Question From A Voter In Three Weeks

"Oh, you have my favorite.” Oakland cops discussing Occupier they arrested later!

I heart Velvet Underground

President and First Lady to Host Dinner Honoring Troops Who Served in Iraq

2/9 at 9am in Fresno. Help save sacred Jesse Morrow Mountain from Cemex destruction. We need help

Maybe we don't want the sheeple to wake up, after all

Any relief from rising gas prices?

Toons: All Lemons, Trump Slots, Our Collective Bargaining Right and More. - 2/6/12

Coal - The Big Picture - 48 pictures at

All the superbowl ads here for those who want to see them..

Scott Rasmussen: Obama very likely to be reelected if trends continue

Brandon Jacobs is excited

Obama Campaign To Step Up Super PAC Fundraising

Syria crisis: Homs army assault enters fourth day (BBC)

Cinnabons as dessert - yay or nay??

Oh the opportunities for mayhem are endless.

Swear much? I sure as shit do. And it seriously pisses off my wife.

I would like some help writing a respectful negative review

DU's R-Money hits 'The Hill', fools Erick Erickson of Red State.

More Q's for so-called "pro-lifers"

House GOP Memo: "Abortion Is the Leading Cause of Death in the Black Community"

I was just thinking about "Mondays 'IN' The Underground"...

Mr peacock

Heartbreakingly Beautiful Portraits of Shelter Dogs (get out your hankies)

Romanian government collapses amid public outrage over austerity

"Kay, I gotta go to church"

The Hill: Fake Romney picture circulates on Twitter

This is prediction (with absolutely no disrepsect aimed at Joe Biden)

President Obama's Step-Grandmother in Car Accident

LATimes: 'Redbox and Verizon to create streaming movie service'

THANKS for the HEARTS, guys!!!

R-Money sets twitter ablaze - “why oh why did Mitt Romney pose for this picture”?

I'm devastated and I hope I am wrong but a religious friend defriended me on facebook today.

Margaret and Helen: Pink Razors

Becoming Who You Want to Be (When You Grow Up)

Mark Shield's mind is stuck in 1960's Boston.

Gay marriage ruling Tuesday likely a step toward U.S. Supreme Court

THANK YOU to whoever gave me my hearts!!! You are the BEST!!

Hospital mergers threaten women's healthcare

It has been a Dog Day....

To the kind soul who gave me heart..

how do I post photos from my computer

Trailer for "One Man's Terrorist" - My Anti-War Short Film

has everyone seen the new google doodle? celebrating dickens' 200th birthday

Rove Rides Cotton Pony over Eastwood's Halftime Ad

I'm humbled and grateful to the kind souls who sent hearts!

Official: Faculty to be removed at LA school

Santorum Nostalgic for Abortions "in the Shadows"

Yikes ..Romney doesn't want to just beat Noot...He wants

Keep on Truckin'

Did anyone see the closing "musical" act on tonight's Letterman?

To the kind folks that gave me hearts: THANK YOU for donating to Planned Parenthood :)

CATHOLIC DU-ers: The RW of the Catholic Church is attacking Obama. If you support him SIGN THIS.

To the People of Syria by Masha Gessen in Moscow; " I am writing to say I am sorry"

Gloat Free NBA Scores (Monday, February 6)

Catholic League Poised To Go To War With Obama Over Mandatory Birth Control Payments

Bush Tells Dealers He Avoided ‘Gamble’ in Bailing Out Automakers

Syrian Ministry Of Defense Website Hacked By 'Anonymous'

Romney: Susan G. Komen Was Right to Cut Planned Parenthood

Obama to Return Major Donations Tied to Fugitive

Virginia Senate votes 21-19 to repeal one-handgun-a-month law.

Thank you for the hearts!

California not among states that OK bank settlement (Foreclosure Scam)

*Senator Chuck Hagel on Tavis Smiley now.

Banks paying the seller a Bonus on short sales (Mortgage)

What's for Dinner ~ Tuesday Feb 7th ?

Introducing the $5.35 Billion (or more) Put Up or Shut Up Act of 2011

MN ALEC members and area's they are suppose to Represent. And ALEC bills in Legislature.

Hard knox first /Here's your list of tax paid services to avoid, Libertarians

Disney, Univision in talks to create 24 news channel for Latinos.

I'm on the Democracy for America website

To the kind soul who gave me a heart

Very moving video: Anderson Cooper KTH: Deadly Lies in Syria

So apparently facebook is being used for community sales forums

state by state speak your mind about...the district of columbia

I meant to post before now but I wanted to thank all you golden spirits here in ASAH

state by state about DC

Occupy where you are

Thank you for the stars.

Texas Sonogram Law Will Not Be Blocked By Federal Judge

About my abortion- for those who think they can judge such matters.

WaPo: Obama gives blessing to a super PAC

President and First Lady to Host Dinner Honoring Troops Who Served in Iraq

Bachmann: ‘I was the perfect candidate’

Inspector General to investigate Don Berna's parapolitics testimony

Democrats’ chances of retaking the House improve

Lookit me! I've got a heart on!

Survey: 610,000 switched banks to protest debit card fees

Digital Chinese Whispers: Death Threats and Rumors Inside China’s Online Marketplace of Ideas

Venezuela: Colombian far-right paramilitary warlord arrested

Obama, in a switch, endorses pro-Democratic super PAC

The right's stupidity spreads, enabled by a too-polite left

Judge lifts ban on Texas’ abortion sonogram law

Colombia to introduce electronic voting in 2014

Uribe involved in DAS, paramilitary conspiracy: El Tuso

Maldives president resigns after police mutiny

What was the lonliest single post on DU

Expensive Missouri primary won't mean much

PHOTO: Romney supporters and a telling mispelling

Bluejay 'buzzing' a Crow

Tennessee Republicans have huge cash advantage over Democrats

Purge-and-liquidate types popping up all over

Knicks’ Lin Fires Up Garden With 28 Points in First Start

Dear DU3 B.O.G. members. I am so happy to see this refuge

Feds: Man Gave Tainted Yogurt To Several Women

Venezuela: Colombian far-right paramilitary warlord arrested

BP preparing "vigorously" for oil spill lawsuits

Police attack journalists in Mexico

President Obama IS playing chess

Russian FM in Syria amid escalating violence

Prince Charles to lead Charles Dickens celebrations

When did the middle finger become offensive?

Robert Fisk: From Washington this looks like Syria's 'Benghazi moment'. But not from here

Congressional earmarks sometimes used to fund projects near lawmakers' properties

Solar Shingles Help Solar Blend Into the Background

Diane Abbott to replace John Terry as England captain

Return of Cheney's 1% doctrine

Gunmen kill seven at Libyan refugee camp

Know of any Medicaid fraud? Bill would allow Mainers to sue bilkers

Innocent man who died in prison gets marker

I Have A News And More News That Will Make The Republicants Very Upset

They called her Wild Cat from Sumatra

Irish Urge Children to Leave Amid Job Losses

Is there a war on women's health care?


... Magnificent multi-coloured ice sculptures mark end of Lunar New Year celebrations in Beijing

All staff replaced at LA school where two teachers 'sexually abused pupils and spoonfed them semen'

I got those refrigerator woes

Pass the Romney Rule! The philosophical, economic, and political case for raising capital gains tax

Are you an Old Keynesian or a New Keynesian?

Liberia ex-warlord George Boley to be deported from US

We Will Not Play by Two Sets of Rules -- Obama Campaign Refuses To Unilaterally Disarm

Research find chimpanzees help each other in times of need

Dr. Seuss... UNMASKED!!!1!

How to Overhaul the Way Buildings Use Energy

$16 house? Dallas area man evicted after squatting

TPM: Are Republicans About To Commit Medicare Suicide?

Should You Be Subsidizing Executive Compensation In The Name Of Job Creation?

Drought Ravages Farms Across Wide Swath Of Mexico

Thank you for my Valentine's heart!

The OccupyUSA Blog for Tuesday (Feb. 7), With Frequent Updates

Tunisian human rights minister: No free speech for gays

For the first time ever, I don't feel like voting

DNC: Contraception Facts

Why the Right Wing Is Petrified of Letting Voters, Instead of the Electoral College, Pick Presidents

George W Bush endorsement?

Amanda Knox appeals against slander conviction in Italy

Robert Parry: Rigging American ‘Democracy’

Ducking Climate Warming Evidence

Obama Urges Super PAC Donations from Democrats

Right-wing extremist who has admitted killing 77 people in Norway wants a medal

Cheap food for diners, but at what cost?

House GOP Memo: "Abortion Is the Leading Cause of Death in the Black Community"

Joseph Stigltz on the Greek debt crisis

Atheism and tolerance

CNN's Roland Martin Under Fire From GLAAD For David Beckham Super Bowl Tweets

Religious Leaders Backing Gay Marriage in NJ, MD, WA

Instead of outrage against birth control pills, employers should be demanding fertility treatments

Moyers interview with a psychologist on how conservatives and liberals see the world.

78 year old Weird Creature guy says singer Adele is "a little too fat".

Need an idea on making fake smoke look like it is moving

Josh Powell's Final Message: 'I Am Not Able to Live Without My Sons'

I just posted over in GD about the Josh Powell case. THere was a thread about that on LBN

Lawmakers were made to pledge secrecy over redistricting

Google celebrates Dickens' bicentennial

Greece’s 15,000 Public Sector Layoffs Would Be 450,000 in the U.S.

Why France Might Copy America's New Deal, in a Very French Way

Falk to launch gubernatorial campaign in Milwaukee

Thanks so much, Anonymous DU person, for my heart.

I sure wish I knew who gave me the hearts!!

Karl Rove’s hissy fit: “Offended” by Chrysler ad (updated)

Axelrod: Obama's Not A 'Hypocrite' For Accepting Super PAC Money (updated)

I gotcher manifesto rahtCHEER!!!

i have to do a thank you thread, also. did it in a combined thread, but.... THANKS....

Lewis Lapham: Hostages to Fortune

Prop 8 Ruling Tuesday, Feb. 7.

I have a question about this birth control stuff

Report backs $1 billion plan to raise (Shasta) dam; agriculture, wildlife benefit

Testy pipeline (Keystone XL) debate expected (amendment oil traveling through it stays in USA)

Orly Taitz Orders Prosecution of Everyone Who Disagrees With Her

Obama favors constitutional amendment on Citizens United:

Florida: High-Speed Rail Would Have Been Profitable, State Report Says

Yay! I have a stalker!

Good Morning!

McCartney Gets Back, Way Back

Question for photographers, is this a standard price for a photo shoot package, or WAAAY overpriced?

To the folks who gave me the hearts; a confession :

"Christianity - The Container for Western Values" video

Trendnet security cam flaw exposes video feeds on net

Pawlenty on MSNBC "voters clumping together for a candidate".

Any thoughts on the HHS rule?

My email to Morning Joe just minutes ago.

"Wolves to be Poisoned Over Tar Sands"

Asian-American Elected GOPer Turns On Hoekstra After Ad

WISCONSIN: GOP MEMO: Lawmakers pledged secrecy over redistricting-Public comments were ignored

Kerry speech on South Sudan given in December

Lawmakers were made to pledge secrecy over redistricting

Gulf crisis ripples across the globe

A tribute post to a good engineer:

Thans for the heart,

(US Constitution) Loses Appeal With People Around the World

Former East German Leader's Wife Is Homesick

Chinese boost illegal ivory trade

Walkergate: What's In Your Dumpster?

Romney Safety Net

Men and Women of DU and all of America and most of the World

Romney’s Unforced Error

Komen website hacked with satirical statement

Duke/UNC Series Separated By One Point and One Game over last 75 meetings

Could the Wind Turbines of Chile Harm Blue Whales?

I tried to get access to my Yahoo mail this morning, but

DU Album of the Day: Queen - "Night at the Opera"

Indoor Tanning Industry Backs Boehner

Texas Dems lock horns with Cuellar

Will Global Warming Ruin Football in the South?

Wisconsin man's 'nearly skeletonized body' found in home 4 years after his suicide

Homeless Man Killed in Subway Fire Was Author, Artist

Right Wing Attacks on Clint Eastwood Reach New Absurdity

Swedish PM wants people to work until age 75

Maryland high school distributes ‘ex-gay’ flier {fox news video at link}

Tom Coughlin shows no signs of quit after second Super Bowl championship

Legal ruling could see introduction of airline 'fat tax'

Yahoo Mail was messed up for a while this morning.

Contraception: The Truth Behind the Rest of the Story

BC Pill is used for OTHER reasons too

Top Ten Largest Recipients of US Aid

Wow! people gave me hearts!

Busting Through the Media Firestorm: 6 Essential Facts About the Komen Controversy

Super Bowl XLVI sets viewership records

Optimism has a well known liberal bias - By Steve Benen

Heres the real reasons for marriage equality.

Wow! Hearts!


Romney: Komen shouldn't fund Planned Parenthood

Two College Students on the Subway #13

Yes, this is bigoted, but this is an issue we can no longer ignore in polite company:

Ex-President George W. Bush tells auto dealers he'd bail out automakers again

Mormon Church owns one of most active gun sale sites on web, according to Mayor Bloomberg report

Do sexual assault victims have an obligation to resist/protest?

Wall Street Consultants Complain: STOCK Act Transparency Proposal Will “Hurt Middle Class Americans”

I would like some help writing a respectful negative review

President Obama was going to piss off somebody...he chose the Catholic Church. Good on 'im.

Ex-Sen. Bob Kerrey says he won’t seek Democratic nomination for Nebraska seat he formerly held

The costs of Goodhair's ego campaign. Note: The embarrassment of Texans not included.


The Nation: How the GOP Is Resegregating the South - by Ari Berman

Can someone decipher this document and tell me if the Gov of Florida can

What will it mean for 'front-runner' Mittens if Santorum wins MO & MN tonight?

CBC: CSIS may use intelligence derived from torture, Toews says

Thank you for the heart! :) It really made me smile! :)

Want to solve the immigration problem? Quit eating.

Many Catholic Universities, Hospitals Already Cover Contraception In Their Health Insurance Plans

Breaking on MSNBC - Karen Handel RESIGNS!

Komen official quits Planned Parenthood dispute

Oklahoma Constitutional Amendment Aims to Give “Taxpayers” Power to Dictate Use of Union Money

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times

American kids denied food stamps in Alabama under immigration law

Study (again) affirms link between stupidity and conservatism

Lieutenant Colonel Reports Pentagon Lying about Afghanistan

Karen Handel Resigns From Komen

Nevada 2008 vs 2012 - turnout by race

U.S. authorities looking into Murdoch foreign payments

Scott Walker and the Secret "John Doe" Investigation Explained

How do you designate hearts for others and in one fell swoop instead of one by one?

HATEFUL - 'Ex-Gay' Flyer Sent Home To Maryland Students

That's why I vote Obama

Phone Blitz! Unemployment Lifeline On the Line in Congress

Mitt Romney: Susan G. Komen Was Right to Cut Planned Parenthood

Pyramid-Like Company Ponies Up $1 Million for Mitt Romney

Weird article on Slate

Company Faces Forgery Charges in Mo. Foreclosures

Gulf Arab states expel Syrian ambassadors

Today, I am 64!

Did the bailout of GM have more to do with their banking side than their manufacturing? Was it both?

US paints false picture of Afghan war: officer

i found some truth OUT there today...

If you've never seen a NYC ticker tape parade, today is your chance.

The Catholic Church made a choice to...

Bashar Assad emails leaked (after being hacked by Anonymous), tips for ABC interview revealed

(Syrian) Regime forces tie-up school students and lie them on the floor.

Reactor No. 2 heats up, gets more water Kyodo

Syria Tracker

Keiser Report: It's All Legal, Folks! (E246)

2010 Palin endorses Handel

Today is my I thought all

Timely Luckovich TOON on Handel and Komen

Perry says he's not done; slams Obama

Komen Director Brinker LIED To Andrea Mitchell About Handel's Involvement

Graywarrior, this is for you


(Republican) Kid Rock’s Made In Detroit tees not actually made in Detroit.

Perry says he's not done; slams Obama

Was Karen Handel hired to be a scapegoat for the Komen Foundation?

The Marketing of Yoani Sánchez: Translation as invention

Anonymous calls out Black Bloc.

VIDEO: This new commercial from MiddleFingerMom's Super PAC left me scratchin' my head. WTF?

Is Mexico ready for a female president?

Stabilisation after Fukushima cooling change

Russian FM Sergei Lavrov has called for a solution based on the plan put forward by the Arab League.

Papantonio: Newt’s New Southern Strategy

Grand Canyon banning sales of bottled water

Steve Keen at GoogleTalks 2012 (video)

Komen VP resigns

Although it was thought to be a sure ratings boon, ultimately the Olympic officials rejected.....

The keys to Romney's Demise are in this article about Gingrich ... LINK

meet the obscure federal regulator who is not helping home owners

Why Mitt Romney Won't Get the Job by John Wellington Ennis

Tuareg tribesman who fought for Moammar Gadhafi in Libya, stoking violence in Mali

Thom Hartmann: The Senate Dems caved on GOP union busting - what's next?

Many Catholic Universities, Hospitals Already Cover Contraception In Their Health Insurance Plans

Thom Hartmann Demonstrates & Exposes a Robo-Signer

Got a heart, felt the touch.

Catholics want birth control coverage: New survey

'World's last' WWI veteran Florence Green dies aged 110

Audio statement details torture of 10-year-old Victor Barahona

George Carlin uses the term 1% long before OWS

Job openings rise to 3.4 million in December

My 333 Tax Plan

Hearts, YES! But they aren't candy hearts in pretty colors and witty expressions.

Amazon sells book on ‘gays going to hell’

The sad state of MSM

Banks Paying Cash to Homeowners to Avoid Foreclosures

Hearts for the MIA


The Asian Lady In Pete Hoekstra’s Ad Was Named ‘Yellow Girl’

Clint/Obama 2012 Super Bowl commercial mashup

Canada: Trans woman detained under US flight rules

Mental illness in women.

Did I start the "Rmoney" Internet Meme?

Patch of seagrass is world's oldest living organism

Mitt Romney Prefers to Give Mitt Romney All the Credit

What does it say about Republicans

None of us can be neutral in the culture war over Planned Parenthood.

Class Envy Ruminations by Mitt Romney - and coming up.... (Bagley cartoon)

On Colorado stump, Santorum and Gingrich dismiss climate change, vow to dismantle the EPA

"I've robbed the rainbow to make you gay"

Poll: Majority of Catholics support contraception coverage

Water contact may suggest Russians hit Antarctic lake

Poll: Most Canadians Oppose Fracking

BREAKING: Police Stop Dogs Against Romney Protester for Having Dog Crate on Car Roof

Don't compare Occupy to the almighty, compare it to the alternative.

Entire genome of extinct human reconstructed

Parliamentary panel warns of right wing terrorism

India stresses diplomacy on Iran

Russ Feingold: Obama Super PAC Reversal Will Lead To 'A Legalized Abramoff System'

Meet Walker’s New Political Hit Women

Could US attack Iran?

Wind Power Market Rose to 41 Gigawatts in 2011, Led by China

San Francisco Medical Cannabis Dispensaries Annual Sales Estimate: $41 Million

Wonder Dog - A Golden Retriever Reaches A Raging Boy

Banks Paying Cash to Homeowners to Avoid Foreclosures

I watched Fatal Attraction last night.

Greek Government Finalizing Agreement on Bailout

thank you for my hearts!

Iran not seeking war, but ready to defend: Leader’s office

A Brick-and-Mortar Amazon Store?; Jonathan Franzen Loves Edith Wharton

Peak oil review - Feb 6

RW-nut take on Komen -- Big Abortion puts breast cancer charity in its place.

Peak oil review - Feb 6

Did Major GOP Group Skip Out On $200K Hotel Bill?

U.S. Seeks ‘Plan B’ to End Syria Violence

The Susan G Komen Foundation's Wardrobe Malfunction

Asian-American Elected GOPer Turns On Hoekstra After Ad

John Nichols: The Post Office Is Not Broke

Romney looks to squelch Santorum in 2 states (actual AP headline!)

Farmers Plan Biggest U.S. Crop Boost Since 1984, Led by Corn

Detroit Automakers Are Rebounding. Karl Rove Is Offended.

Only to Karl Rove can a commercial expressing optimism for America generally, and the auto industry

Cops Bust Naked Burglar Covered In Chocolate, Peanut Butter

Bernanke cautions about budget shocks next year

Hostess (Wonder Bread, Twinkies, Ding Dongs) union ((15,000) sets key strike vote today

GAB Agrees To Reject Outside Petition Reviews

Santorum's resurgence is a good thing. He once claimed he found WMD in Iraq

‘We the People’ Loses Appeal With People Around the World

Cripes! Has anybody seen the website

I'm curious - has the rate of alerts changed since the jury system

CAW threatens to occupy Electro-Motive

City of Laredo Mayor Raul Salinas Publicly Condemns “Why Sara Hates Laredo” Viral Video

Ex-official's brother concealed union murders

Marchionne: Chrysler's hourly employees to get $1500 bonuses early

Ex-official's brother concealed union murders

Romney’s minimum wage proposal sparks conservative backlash

Poll: Most Canadians Oppose Fracking

A nice pucker up flying video......

Is this Star Trek (TOS) picture for real?

Anfield Cat appreciation thread

Wisconsin: Meet Governor Walker's new political hit women

One slight issue regarding the Clint Ad and Chrysler

Machinists end 2-month-old strike at Manitowoc Co. (allows them to drop out of the union & scab)

A gold selling company (National Gold Group) has radio ads attacking President Obama...

Does the Komen scandal and the resignation of Handel today

Can Rick Santorum roar back in the Midwest?

Gov. Brewer is wrong!

Gay marriage poll on Yahoo skewing right

Catz on the Hood

Need help with a computer not recognizing a monitor

There used to be a pink house in my neighborhood

Michael Steele to Dan Choi: "I'm not going to get into how you define your 'love'..."


I got a splinter on my smart phone thumb.

Did You See This? Werner Herzog Disses Chickens' Intelligence

Prop. 8: Gay-marriage ban unconstitutional, court rules

Global Warming? What Global Warming?

Breaking MSNBC : prop 8 struck down!

Bain execs spent nearly $5 million on Romney's White House runs

Karen Handel Quits! Unofficial Grave Dancing Thread!

I think this group should have a host.

Jass Stewart to hold meet-and-greet to discuss running for State Rep

Romney misses the mark with his stance on Planned Parenthood remarks...

Many Phila. Crime Surveillance Cameras are Broken, too high up, or so blurry that they are useless

President Obama launches marshmallows with 14-year-old Joey Hudy - pics

The "smoking Gun" in the Scott Walker scandal.

Greek Rage

Prop 8 Decision Now Posted (Link)

CSIS may use intelligence derived from torture, Toews says

Obama switches play on war with Iran

Company accused of racially hostile workplace offers apology

Suspect recall petitions being investigated in Racine


Top US counterterrorism official: drone critics are Al Qaeda enablers

Another opportunity to adjust your jury blacklist accordingly...

Are French Women the New Tiger Mothers?

email alert : Contact your state rep - Oppose HR 1162

$399,950 check for legal fees makes Rahm a big gun rights contributor

Five reasons why an attack on Iran will not work - Leon Panetta

If a woman is already pregant, she cannot again while pregnant

I've heard conflicting things about an appeal of today's Prop 8 ruling.

Prop 8 unconstitutional!

a request for members of this group, and reminder to visitors

U.S. Said to Target Rescuers at Drone Strike Sites

Billionaires Pledge 100 Million to Beat Obama

(Robotic) Romney team, in unison, says "walls..closing in" on Gingrich

Roger Boisjoly dies at 73; engineer tried to halt Challenger launch

Court: Calif. Ban On Gay Marriage Is Unconstitutional

White House May Look to Compromise on Contraception Decision

Air sampling reveals high emissions from gas field (NG "might not be much better than coal")

O'Keefe is STILL at it!

Global anti-war rallies oppose sanctions and war on Iran

Thanks, Bethesda!

Why Obama’s Super PAC Decision Is The Best Way To Fight Citizens United

Sex-ed less effective in red states, study says

TNR: Man On A Mission (Romney's draft exemption for his missionary work)

Even for a mojito enthusiast like me, this is a bit much......

NYT: U.S. Planning to Slash Iraq Embassy Staff by Up to Half

As the drumbeat for war increases, Republicans need to talk taxes

Chlorine free pool systems.

Pollution takes heavy toll on China

White House May Look to Compromise on Contraception Decision.

'Time of my life': Last known WWI veteran dies at 110

Pollster: Catholic Voters More Likely To Punish Romney for Position on Birth Control Coverage

South Carolina Voter ID Law: State Attorney General Sues Justice Department For Blocking Measure

Freeper Heads Exploding over Prop 8 ban reversal at 9th Circuit

Uganda revives anti-gay bill but drops death penalty

Rolling Stone: Ronald Reagan: Welfare Queen of Montana (or: Tax Tips for Mitt Romney)

Tuesday squee!

Maldives president quits after protests

Sen. Sanders - Preserving the Postal Service

so now I own an acre of land.....on Mars

Remember when the New York Times was a "liberal" paper?

'If Obama wins Nobel prize, why shouldn't Manning?'

The Rude Pundit - Quickies: Gay Marriage, Susan Komen Debacle, and Dirty Harry

The right is not attacking Clint Eastwood.

Kremlin's Tough Top Diplomat, Russian Foreign Minister Is Nobody's Fool

Obama freezes all Iranian assets in the US

Why does it take decades to build a subway system in the U.S.?

Why does it take decades to build a subway system in the U.S.?

TYT: Former CIA Director Against Drone Strikes

GA Right to Life - Handel's views on abortion are too liberal.

Football offseason police blotter begins in earnest

Suspicions about Mitt are confirmed.

I just had a thought...

Pakistan: U.S. Accused of Using Drones to Target Rescue Workers and Funerals

If You Could Play Any Sport Professionally, What Sport Would It Be?

"Here Weego!"

Finally, some good news! Handel quits and Prop Hate is overturned

Egyptians Cancel Meetings With U.S. Lawmakers After Aid Warnings

When is someone going to investigate the real forgery - Orly Taitz's Law Degree

Yahoo Commenters: reinventing ways to say the "N" word:

OK - If I change my username, will people still ignore me??

Group Proposal: Occupy Underground Group

ESA spacecraft finds signs of ancient ocean on Mars

Romney & Voter Suppression - truly disgusting tactical move

Spanking kids can cause long-term harm

If Jurors 2 and 3 had a child, what would it look like?

The Only Gay Marriage Graph That Really Matters

Be careful out there, DUers...your every move is tracked...

48 years ago today...

Here's what happens NEXT on Proposition 8.

The Independent UK: Government 'may sanction nerve-agent use on rioters', scientists fear

Staples Co-Founder Complains That Allowing Women To Breastfeed At Work Will Cost Jobs

Romney doesn't expect to do well tonight, so memo out downplaying role of MO, MN & CO

Amtrak gets OK for 110-mph Chicago-Michigan service

Republican Cong. Sue Myrick Said She Will Retire

Amtrak gets OK for 110-mph Chicago-Michigan service

California Is Back!!!

17 dead, 13 rescued after migrant boat capsizes

So does Prop 8 ruling prevent WA from holding

Religion and Science: An Evolving Relationship

Celebrating science

Giants Fans Occupy Zuccotti Park, Demands Unclear

Carsey Institute: Americans' Knowledge of Polar Regions Up, But Not Their Concern

January Deficit Fell Sharply to $27 Billion: CBO

A little DU love for Allen West's Facebook?

Both Sides Promise More Push on Gay Marriage

More good news from Virginia...

What's The Story On Winter And Summer Blends Of Gas?.......

Guantanamo’s 10th anniversary tribute from Ted Rall

Howdy guys just checking in.

Times editor apologises in Britain for email hacking

Broad support for contraception coverage

The Breakdown of the Evils of Gay Marriage

bug? can you give hearts to the dePPRted?

A sincere apology from a former republican (now repug)

Russia denies threatening to wipe Qatar off the map in UN talks

Locked out of my own thread

Ok I have to post this today.

Faith Leaders Stand Against Voter ID Amendment

Mormon Church 'owns unregulated gun sale website'

President Obama Launches Marshmallows

Dickens and religion: A tale of two views

Island Festivals

We don't need no stinking police

Indoor Tanning Industry contributes $5000 to Boehner

Is there a way to post a POLL?

The First Lady: Let's Move!

(Slightly off-topic) New Insights Into How to Correct False Knowledge

The funny thing is that Hoekstra isn't even a native born American...

900 pounds of Butterfingers dumped in Boston to mock Wes Welker

Happy Birthday to Charles Dickens, born 200 years ago today

Where's Bloomberg on this?

Dow approaches 13,000 and maybe a record to come

Obama's sell out to the military industrial complex caught on camera

New tool for analyzing solar-cell materials

Palin: Obama 'Would Really Fear' Facing Serial Adulterer Who Dumped His Wife In The Cancer Ward

How to post a POLL?

PA. College Funding to be Slashed by $257 Million to Pay for $248 Million Cut in Business Taxes

Drinking large amounts of soft drinks associated with asthma and COPD

Martin Bashir is about as good as it gets isn't he?

WP: "Obama advisers seek compromise on contraception rule"

Haaretz exclusive: Organizer of Gaza flotilla sought assistance from Assad's office

Interesting read in the Daily Beast...

$1,500 profit-sharing checks coming to Chrysler workers Friday

thanks for the hearts. didn't have one, now I have two ;-) nt

President Obama: 'This is what inspires me and gets me up every day'

Stabenow fundraising on racist Hoekstra ad

Freeper "Ohioan" weighs in on gays ("one or another of muscular acts intended to simulate feelings")

The risk inside your credit card

AFT Endorses Barack Obama for President

18 Year Old Birthday Blues - for Josh on his 18th birthday (Cool video)

I used to like the Top Tens page on DU2. Are they still around on DU3 anywhere?

CCTV police officer 'chased himself' after being mistaken for burglar

Designer Gear for Obama Raising a Ruckus

EarlG's Rmoney is an official LOL - now at

DU Poll on Attitudes toward Rape

Department of Energy Releases New Online Renewable Energies Map

U.S. Maintains Embargo of Cuba After 50 Years, Despite International Condemnation

RIP John Christopher [author of 'tripods' books]

Romney Slams California Gay Marriage Ruling

A question about "Abridgement of Religious Liberties"

Uganda’s Anti-Gay Bill, Condemned by US and Others, Reintroduced in Parliament

Boehner claims victory in FAA bill labor fight

China Set to Vigorously Develop Green Economy

Syria: Homs attack is a game-changer

Romney Slams California Gay Marriage Ruling

Former Walker aide pleads guilty, to cooperate with DA

Former co-worker I had lunch with today is non-political and doesn't even vote

CIA drone strikes target mourners at funerals and rescue workers

Pic Of The Moment: Resurgent Santorum Sees Master Plan Coming To Fruition

On gay marriage Romney veers hard to the right-Blasts Court's Ruling Of Prop 8 As "Unconstitutional"

Here's what I don't get: this whole controversy over contraception

Nanoshell whispering galleries improve thin solar panels

Judging the post vs. judging the behavior in a thread

Just got back from a couple days in Santa Barbara.

A serious concern I have about the GOP convention.

Sen. Fitzgerald plans enough challenges to derail his recall

Just want to see

Pic of the day

Americans overestimate political polarization, according to new CU-Boulder research

A question EVERY reporter should be asking candidates re: prop 8.

"Proposition 8 served no purpose" the court said

Karen Handel, Susan G. Komen VP, Breaks Her Silence on FOX NEWS - VIDEO

Does Prop 8 decision delay equality for states with anti-equality amendments?

Don't know your neighbors?

Chess (February): Hou scores big achievement in Gibraltar; Aronian wins in Wijk; Aeroflot begins

Please call it "pregnancy prevention" NOT birth control....

State of the State and wackadoodle insults

Wireless power could revolutionize highway transportation, Stanford researchers say

Whoever sent me a heart...

Don't like the looks of this poll.....

Mitt's massive religious hypocrisy over pregnancy prevention rules...Prop 8

Randy Travis Found Drunk in Church Parking Lot

Let's just say for discussion's sake the USSC allows gay marriage and strikes down Prop 8

Survey: Most Americans Want a Walkable Neighborhood, Not a Big House

Hoyer: GOP blocking payroll tax bill to sink the economy

Obama's Broken Promises

WaPo: Russia says Assad wants dialogue; Syria continues shelling as nations recall envoys

Idea for New Obama SuperPac Commercial (in light of this change is strategy).

House Panel Advances Bill Stripping Obama’s Power on Keystone XL(*Update)

From Neven: Barentsz and Kara

PHOTO: "I learned everything I needed to know about parenting from graywarrior..."

Terry's (Keystone XL) pipeline bill advances

If Solar is Contagious, Can Utilities Help Spread the Bug?

Before The Media and the Pundits Go Ape Shit With This Contraceptive Story...

Still pretty quiet

All thanks and praise to the inventor of the Mute Newt button ...

What Would It Take to Trust Komen Again? (Clara Jeffrey, Mother Jones)

Love RuPaul's response to the Prop 8 ruling on Twitter

I admire/feel sorry for the people over at

Wisconsin GOP Lawmakers were made to pledge secrecy over redistricting

Giant whale shark washes ashore

Obama’s Refi Plan Is Another Bank Bailout, Stockman Says: 140% loan to value insanity(video + story)

Kerry to play a charity hockey game - this time with a face mask!

National Lawyers Guild Calls for Dismissal of Charges Against Bradley Manning

Syria Crisis: McCain Cautions Military Options Might Not Help (HuffPo)

Did 1.2 Million People Fall Out of the Labor Force in a Month? Umm, NO!

For applegrove: THE CAT CAME BACK

Dem takes steps to win back N.Y. district from GOP

I've been here almost 10 years and I just realized

Ravitch blasts corporate "school reform"

Police Stop "Dogs Against Romney" Protester for Having Dog Crate on Car Roof

How phucked up is N. Randy Smith?

How many millions of his own $ has RMoney wasted on failed elections/props?

Californians should be really really pissed about today's latest Perry decision

Anyone have the Jury Results for this OP from the Right Wing?

A personal peeve: Jurors looking at *too much* context?

Colorado Court Says No Medical Pot for People on Probation

Thanks to all the whomevers

Why Did Karl Rove and His GOP Thugs Target Don Siegelman in Alabama?

A Trans-Vaginal Ultrasound is NOT a 'jelly on the belly' sonogram.

The Family. Elite Fundamentalism and religion for the 1%.

Bill O’Reilly: Forget LGBT People, The Real Victims Are Pro-Lifers

Congress OK’s expanded drone flights over the U.S.; bill headed to President Obama’s desk Read more

Well, here's a NASCAR story to talk about.. not what you expect

Handel told fox news that she blamed the public backlash against Komen on "vicious attacks" from PP.

Calif. same-sex marriage ban ruled unconstitutional

Cops Caught Anti-Pot Crusader With Her Own Stash -- Then Let Her Off The Hook

So any good quality good old fashioned mad from the Freepers over the Prop 8 decision?

Twitter sued by Brazil over drink-driving trap alerts

All holy hell has broken loose in Syria.

Argentina to raise Falklands UK 'militarisation' at UN

Don't you feel it guys??

Brilliant Democratic State Senator Tacks ‘Every Sperm is Sacred’ Clause to Oklahoma’s Personhood Bil

Allstate using driving records to set homeowners' rates in Oklahoma

TCM Schedule for Thursday, February 9 -- 31 Days of Oscar -- Texas

What would be the result if the Supreme Court affirms Prop 8?

How lovely to receive a heart from a secret admirer !

1 Min. Reminder of what George Carlin Knew About The 'Pro-Life' Movement

The Clint Eastwood commercial should be shown in Movie Theaters prior to Movie being played

Ron Paul Calls For The Elimination Of Public Lands

Rmoney went to a Planned Parenthood Fundraiser and Ann

First Lady Michelle Obama participates in a tug of war with Jimmy Fallon - pic

Has anyone asked Justice Alito

Disliking Us Is No Longer a Legal Rationale

The Family. Elite Fundamentalism and religion for the 1%.

UU group on Facebook

3 shot at Richardson, TX train station. Gunman dead.

Rachel Maddow Wins John Steinbeck Award

What to get for the Valentine that has everything:

I just voted for Obama for the 3rd time

Karen Handle resignation timing explained - Hours Before Protest Planned in Front of Komen DallasHQ

About helping people who are being brutalized.