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Archives: April 23, 2012

Book: GOP freshman class turned into ‘a monster’ for Boehner, other House leaders

Nuclear: a toxic investment

US regulators look to ease swaps rules

Study Finds Surprising Arctic Methane Emission Source

NYT: (John) Edwards Trial Set to Begin, Reopening a Story of a Derailed Political Career

France to Sarko: "Va te faire foutre!"

A thought for Earth Day....the Earth is likely pretty fed up with us all.

The Pentagon’s Implausible Deniability

Young Israel's New Love Affair with Germany

French anti-immigrant far-right worries critics after soaring in presidential vote

Six to twelve inches of snow and high winds predicted for Primary Tuesday.

Post the number of star members ignoring you, and your percent of hidden posts!

French election could spell end of Merkozy alliance

Fox News is an America I want no part of

NAACP weighs in on what they say is a "Stand Your Ground" case against Jacksonville woman

Carl Sagan- Pale Blue Dot

Didn't It Rain

My husband lost his last remaining grandparent today. She passed around 2:30 pm

The progressive issue many progressives don't seem to like

In week two of my COPD rehab classes now..

"This is the Norwegian way..........We need to carry this out in a dignified manner."

The Lyrid Meteror Shower practically dropped one in our backyard!

Pentagon releases results of 13,000-mph test flight over Pacific

Embarrassed by Bad Laws

cooked a lot this weekend. We have a busy week this week so I cooked for a few days

Starting now (9 p.m. EDT): 4 episodes, WKRP in Cincinnati

Earth Day Facts

RE; Trayvon Martin/George Zimmermann...Have we made any progress since 1931?

TCM Schedule for Tuesday, April 24th: Barbra Streisand's 70th Birthday

Review: The Ford Focus Electric

Earth Day goal: Democratize energy

MN's DFL Sen Amy Klobuchar ignores MN citizens imploring for peace and No War with Iran


does this belong in GD or the Creative Writing group?

TCM Schedule for Wednesday, April 25th: Directed by John Cromwell

Thirteen (Evil) Pets Who Are Plotting To Take Over The World

Seize the Banks!


The Simpsons wish Fox TV a happy 25th anniversary

‘Pirate’ religion of Kopimism arrives in the U.S.

Anyone here seen the newer "Conan" movie?

High school teacher 'lined up terrified students and fired blanks at them' during class

Gaddafi, the UK, and the truth we must be told

AZ sheriff played probe for laughs!

The Science and History of Treating Depression

"You don't need the scythe anymore. The hoodie scares them to death."

Massive nor'easter storm bringing rain, snow

University of Florida Eliminates Computer Science Department, Increases Athletic Budgets

Great nutrition site. Exceptionally clear information about carbs, sugars, fiber, fat storage etc

I saw RACHEL MADDOW today!!!! She gave all of us an autographed book!

Any predictions on where unemployment will be in November?

Practically Green: Your Guide to Ecofriendly Decision-Making

More DU3 technical problems: can't post embedded links

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Monday, 23 April 2012

Public Utility, Private Profit: Privatization of Water Is as Benign as Lucifer

Apparently even doctors are tired of health insurance bull...

China warns US naval exercise may lead to conflict

Looks like our buddy Klobuchar is all for war with Iran

Rupert watch - signaling the end

The Egyptians have stopped delivering natural gas to Israel.

Victoria's Secret Service

Game of Thrones tonight *****SPOILERS*****

What Makes A Person Suspicious?

We let 4 ladies each have a large plot for gardens each year. Here is what theirs looked like

Random Nostalgia - who else remembers these?

Earthrise (included in Alan Grayson's latest email)

*Upstairs Downstairs back on PBS!

Twenty Citizens’ Worth Of Blood Flowed Through Him: A Medic Confronts The Open Wounds Of Afghanistan

I served on a jury where the alerter's comment reveals the alert is a joke.

help....there is really, really bad new age music being played by smiling young 'uns

Jon Huntsman disses GOP, says Reagan couldn't win in today's GOP environment!!

Choosing a DSLR

'The Only Winning Move Is Not to Play'—The Insanity of the Regulatory Race to the Bottom

Who the #@*& is this loon?

Coast to Coast AM: Now Rightwing Talk Radio?

WOW the Kings just eliminated the Canucks! n/t

A funny fact about the sun is that it is a very slow nuclear reactor.

Me and THIS army, that's who!!!

60 Minutes exposes the lack of prosecutorial enthusiasm following the Lehman Bros. collapse - video

Why does Faux noise broadcast out of NYC and DC instead of "Real America"?

Krugman: The Amnesia Candidate

GOP strategist: Palin is ‘ridiculous’ for blaming Obama for Secret Service scandal

Qantas plane that lost engine returns to service!

Motivation for George Zimmerman?

Something revolutionary new in religion


Cause of Brain Freeze Revealed

Kick if you are participating in the May Day General Strike on May 1st

If It’s Sunday, It’s Meet The Republican White Men

I made a sex tape!

"I filmed my daughter every week from birth..until she turned 12..then made..time lapse edit."

"My dad's dad didn't have a car elevator, I hate your ASS FACE, I'm going home to bite my PILLOW!"

Do you believe the civil disobedience methods of Gandhi and MLK would have worked against Hitler?


The Dog Trots Freely In The Street....

The answer to the European debt situation probably lies an expansion of this into a currency

Anyone see Veep, w Julia Louis-Dreyfuss, tonight?

White House - West Wing Week: 4/20/12 or ''Roll Tide''

Dill Pickle & Peanut Butter Sandwiches

President Obama's Message to the People of Sudan and South Sudan

G.A.O. Calls Test Project by Medicare Costly Waste

"Be a patriot, Kid…"

George Zimmerman released from Fla. jail

Commercial satellite firms may gain from military piggyback plan

Sen. Claire McCaskill takes fight to super PACs as Missouri swings farther right

Gloat Free NBA Scores (Sunday, April 22)

The more I think about the Electoral map, the less I worry about Romney

NY Mag - Barney Frank: In Conversation

California company invents pot vending machine

So 2011 was the warmest La Nina year on record globaly


About college majors. A lot of people blame students for choosing impractical majors

MFM's home burglarized

Suu Kyi party refuses Myanmar seats over oath row

Weird Winter - Mad March - Part 2

Intel's Ivy Bridge chips launch using '3D transistors' (BBC)

Earth Day 2012: The Earth is Grumbling.

White killer whale adult spotted for first time in wild (BBC)

Marine Le Pen scores stunning result in French presidential election

Mad Men episode 6

World's most prolific hackers are in China

When Michael Oren irked Bob Simon

Stoehr: Liberals have forgotten how to make the religious case for liberal causes

OFF for a while

Please cheer me up.

Did DU's format change

Media Favored Romney Over Obama

Zimmerman did not outweigh Martin by 100lbs....

Washington Post editorial: Romney needs to release his tax returns

Is This the Year Democrats Embrace Marriage Equality?

This latest Scott Walker yard sign is going to be very popular


Rmoney says Pres Obama is dividing America

Le Pen shocks France as far right hits historic heights

Listen well Joe Scum - Chuck Colson

The Self-Delete feature in long threads when the topic doesn't turn your way.

Cynthia McKinney back and running for her old congressional seat - as a Green

Jon Huntsman Criticizes Republican Party, Compares Actions To Communist China

Green building to be a model

Will the Obama reelection campaign highlight the Republican Blockade?

Philadelphia rain can't dampen the enthusiasm at a Ron Paul rally

How America Went Rogue: What We All Need to Know About Our Government's Shadow Wars

Calls for More Women in Secret Service Amid Prostitution Scandal

Ron Wyden's nuclear field trip

NYC Sex Workers Call On Police To Stop Confiscating Condoms

Low post count zimmerman apologists.

Chris Hedges: The Globalization of Hollow Politics

Dutch Prime Minister Rutte to resign: reports

After a Generation of Extremism, Phyllis Schlafly Still a Leading General in the War on Women

Euro crisis: of morality and bankers

Post the number of members you are ignoring and the number on your jury blacklist.

A Tale of Two Hoodies

Homeland Security's 'Pre-Crime' Screening Will Never Work

Pay gap still huge for working women

Enough of the bs. Let's cut to the chase, shall we?

Michigan Entrepreneurial Companies Putting More Women In Senior Leadership

Ron Paul (R - Who?) on CNBC: "Put me against President Obama, and I'll do better"

38 Degrees planning pro-NHS event; asking for signatures and 1-pound donations

Ofcom investigating Sky over email hacking

Nestle to buy Pfizer's infant-nutrition business

Walmart's Massive Bribery Scandal: What Happens Now?

NYT OpEd: Let Arizona’s (SB 1070) Law Stand (at the Supreme Court)

Schedule for 2012 World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates

If the gun shots are shown to be fired upward then the trial will be over.

Why Do They Hate Us?

EU suspends Myanmar sanctions after reforms

Perfect Game watchers?

The cowardly censors at Tweed by Diane Ravitch

The Hill hires Rasmussen's pollster, pretends it's independent

Remember when all the grocery store meat departments sold half pig heads under cellophane?

'Stone Soup' comic strip enters the political fray!

How the Media Has Shaped the Social Security Debate -- The Press Plays a Dubious Role

Zimmerman to appear in new Direct TV commercial

The gender gap: Messages that can affect the way boys and girls grow up

New rule would limit raises for Wis. teachers

German Military Rethinks Exporting Democracy

Clinton Urged Change in Attacks on Romney

The People's Republic of Amsterdam

Sarkozy seeks key far-right votes (French presidential elections)

Why hasn't ZMan gone in for voice analysis?! Because his lawyers know it wasn't him

Here's a pretty good article about Romney's budget plans for the USA!

Carlson toon: Wango tango

Seize the Banks!

Allen West Ousted From NAACP Event

Luckovich toon: Nugent and the Secret Service

Right-Wing Campaign to Privatize Public Ed Takes Hold in Pennsylvania

All the state’s spies

Michigan: Underground pot farm could breathe new life into U.P. mining town

Always look on the bright side of life...

No freedom fries here...

GOP Message To Women - Shut Up And Listen

Less than 20 turn out for D.C. ‘worldwide’ LGBT march

"DAD! My computer is so OLD! Let's just go to the store and get a NEW one!"

MIT Completes the “Holy Grail of Hacks,” Turning the Green Building into a Game of Tetris

MIT Completes the “Holy Grail of Hacks,” Turning the Green Building into a Game of Tetris

Romney's Outreach to Latino Voters Falls Flat As a Tortilla

Police: two men charged after 'chaos' at Brockton's Vulcan Bar

Iranian oil terminal 'offline' after 'malware attack'

This is totally not photoshopped...

Atheist pianist to turn back on Turkey; disillusioned by rise of conservative Islam

Robin van Persie has been named the PFA Player of the Year...

Yet another "Why do right-wingers insist on polluting Facebook with their drivel?" post

Greensboro Jewish Community AGAINST AMENDMENT ONE

Wiretapped dancer says Berlusconi told her to lie

Go West, Young Religion: Mormonism on Exhibit

Media Favored Romney Over Obama During GOP Primaries: Study

Let's create a Rom-Com movie plotline for Sean Bean

NAACP Pulls Allen West As Event Speaker

Word order By Lewis H Lapham

"You maniacs,you blew it up!"

DU Album of the Day - The Traveling Wilburys - "Traveling Wilburys Vol. 1"

** DU NEW RULES ** gets out her staple gun and post sign by DU Billards Table....

2010 health care law will save Medicare beneficiaries $208 billion through 2020 - USA Today

Transit ridership rises, thanks to young commuters and high gas prices

LI mom fired after donating her kidney for her boss

I'm glad to see MFM took his quest to get more exercise very serious.....

Weekly Scott Brown-d Up, Week of 4/20/12

What Would Real Voting Reform Look Like?

Weekly Scott Brown-d Up, Week of 4/20/12

Should ignored members be blocked from reading/responding your own posts?

Romney makes the case for Landon/Knox '36

Our President - speaking about the Holocaust. stunning and powerful.

Single Payer Bowling is Back!

No room at Senator Brown’s office

Andrew Cuomo Administration Wavers on Whistleblower

I know it's 6 months until the election but ...

U.S. Government for Sale, thanks to SC partisan judges: Hard-to-track funds fill race

Mitt Romney: man of the people - by Tom Tomorrow

Kaboom!!! Jon Huntsman Slams the Whole “Communist” GOP

My boss's boyfriend's employer is cutting jobs because of "Obamacare".

Public Schools Forum Wed. April 25 in Lehigh Valley - on Funding, Mandates and Standardized Testing

George Zimmerman released on bond with GPS tracker early Monday

What a pleasant surprise!

Ridiculous Article from

The Google Diet - How Google optimizes employee health (dial-up warning: large image)

10 Scariest States to Be An Atheist

Secret anti-gay, religious right FB group plots online attacks against LGBT community

The Drumbeat from this weekend and today...

The Drumbeat from this weekend and today...

ALEC Hit With IRS Complaint Filed By Common Cause

When is the last time you watched a movie on laserdisc

Mexican Bribery Scandal Could Cost Wal-Mart $4.5 Billion; Shares Down 4%

US and UK to collaborate on 'floating' wind turbines

We're saved - we found more fish!

Norway killer picked victims who had "leftist" look

Utilities Plan $79 Billion of Power Plants in Germany, BDEW Says

Attack on black teen in Colorado was hate crime, police say

Transit ridership rises, thanks to young commuters and high gas prices

Should we start paying attention to a candidates name to assess their intentions?

IOWA: Sioux City Newspaper Devotes Front Page To Stopping Anti-Gay Bullying (see picture!)

Oklahoma Tea Party Supporting Oath Keeper Convicted Of Raping Daughter

TDPS: EPIC Conservative Hypocrisy, Dixie Chicks & Ted Nugent

GOP: Sorry President Obama, Ronald Reagan Inherited a Much Worse Mess Than You Did.

Economic Picture in Swing States Could Boost Obama

White Gloves Not Needed

Internet critters

MSNBC's discussing the Romney / Rubio "Dream Team." OOOH! He's so DWEEEEEEMY! Hi Marco!

TYT: Eric Cantor On Anti-Semitism In Congress

American Music Supply is great!

Boxing: How vs Why

'Whole Food, Not Whole Foods': Renegade Farmers Reclaim Land on Earth Day

Seeing Ender’s Game, The Next Big Sci-Fi Franchise Movie, Is Giving Money To Anti-Gays

Seeing Ender’s Game, The Next Big Sci-Fi Franchise Movie, Is Giving Money To Anti-Gays

You Don't Know Diddly-Squat.

The GOP has nothing left in its ARSEnal but dirty tricks. MFM has, um... exposed their biggest "gun"

I wish someone would send this comment to Dick Cheney

The Shame of Nations: A New Record is Set for Spending on War

Help needed for the contest - should the polling abilily materialize in the next month

I can't help noticing that you haven't checked out my balls lately.

MiddleFingerMom's Rules of Engagement© (#1 in a series): "Wave the red flag, expect the bull"

On Boys and Patriarchy

Meet Corky. Special needs kitteh.

Pacman Frog tries to catch some touch screen bugs.

the middle class isn't dead. it's just sliding toward the bottom.

The amount of time wasted discussing Ted Nugent could elect two representatives to Congress. Discuss

Pro-Romney super PAC says it listed wrong firm in mysterious $400,000 gift, will correct error

I saw a bumper sticker this morning ...

New RNC Video Calls Obama A ‘Sellout’ (updated)

If Disney made the movie "Jaws"...

Pic Of The Moment: Romney Searching For VP Less Interesting Than He Is


Video: Secret medical clinics aid Syrian opposition

Romney lies, gets nearly three times as much positive media coverage as President Obama

This is What the Media Does in Presidential Elections

Dana Rohrabacher, California Rep., Barred From Entering Afghanistan By Hamid Karzai

Adobe Officially Unveils CS6 And Its $49/Month All-Inclusive Creative Cloud Subscription Service

This link recently posted to Google Plus, what are some good rebuttals?

Help & Drama

Hate to say it, but I defend Chris Christie in the BruceGate scandal...

Flock Off: Ex-Mormon Atheists of Utah

President Obama's Remarks at the U.S. Holocaust Museum (Tweeted, W/Pics)

What did you do today?

President Obama & Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel at the Hall of Remembrance - pics

Trailer: "The Newsroom" by Aaron Sorkin on HBO.

Anybody else heard "Hundreds of thousands may lose Internet in July"?

Minn. Republican Party gets eviction notice

Supreme Court won't hear New York City rent case

Find Reagan on this chart

I think this is what is meant by "mad skills"...

RNC Spokeswoman: Republican Economic Platform Will Be The Bush Program, ‘Just Updated’

I just saw Mad Men. Anyone have some LSD they can share?

As Beef Cattle Become Behemoths, Who Are Animal Scientists Serving?

Close Racial Bias in Death Penalty Cases: A North Carolina Test

Are there areas in the middle of nowhere, especially in the Western states, where your cell phone

TYT: Ana & Cenk Slam S.E. Cupp For Saying Women Should Marry Rich

President Obama speaks at the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington - pics

Expanding The Pay Gap Sponsored By The GOP - Romney Will Be Bush II On Steroids.

Free God Now! Old Time Religion vs The Mainstream

# 2 Kentucky wins series with # 1 LSU

Toon Another Apology

PPP: Chris Christie would help Romney on ticket

Thom Hartmann: Zimmerman - The Wild West was a Myth!

Toon: Faux News

CISPA Offers Choice between Security and Liberty

Toon: Drones in Yemen

Obamacare will save Medicare $200 billion by 2016

The Man the Banks Fear Most, The American Prospect/ Huffington Post

The evolution, or should I say "devolution" of a forum...

Big Corn's Big PR Problem

President Obama's campaign whisperer: Bill Clinton

Wheat Belly

The new abolitionists

Safety decision-making in business

WARNING: The sound of DOOMSDAY is not KA-BLOOMY...

What's for Dinner ~ Monday April 23rd

Number of your posts hidden on DU3? I just has my first.

ALEC’s Vision of Pre-Empting EPA Coal Ash Regs Passes the House

I really miss TWIB.

Iceland ex-PM Haarde 'partly' guilty over 2008 crisis (BBC)

Shift on executive power lets Obama bypass rivals

Bill Gates Never Ran an Energy Company: Solar Isn't Just ‘Cute’, It’s At Grid Parity In 20 States

Minnesota GOP threatened with eviction at St. Paul headquarters

LynneSin organizes her raffle tickets for dinner with George Clooney, and,.....oh yea President

"even the lesser Caesars"

AFP - Climate Breakdown Swings Set To Quadruple Corn Prices In Years Of Peak Volatility

More than 1 Million Venezuelans Benefit from Land Reform Program

Berlusconi to Minor He Had Sex With: 'I'll cover you in gold ... just don't say anything'

Has Anyone Sold Anything on Ruby Lane?

Bush versus Obama: First term Job Creation

Obama hits 50% approval in today's Gallup Tracking Poll:

White-nose Syndrome is ‘Unprecedented wildlife disaster.’

Netherlands in turmoil after PM quits

100 Heads Of State, Low Expectations For Rio Earth Summit; President Obama Unlikely To Attend

Beijing's Particulate Pollution Plan Would Still Miss National Standards Even If It Hits 2020 Target

Rachel Maddow's talk in Kansas City Sunday

"Americans Elect" . .Is Peter Peterson... (ring any bells around here?)

If this weather was happening on the Nov. election day, I'd consider it divine intervention

Gov. Christie Officially Ignores Earth Day, Spokesman Labels Question On Stance "False & Offensive"

Europe must confront crisis of legitimacy (Financial Times criticism of austerity)

Boys accused of $10,000 damage in school vandalism in Winter Haven

Since Emergence Of Environment As Issue, Never More Political Polarization Than Today - NOTP

Big snowstorm shakes up 'crazy' winter

Judge unseals file in Trayvon Martin murder case

A Couple Of Trolls The Juries Got Right, Ladies And Gentlemen

Climate Discussions In School Textbooks? Why, Yes - 4 Paragraphs On Page 728

An Outraged Bryan Fischer Issues a List of Demands for Mitt Romney

Income inequality and Inflation expectations

Turkey Says Israel Not Welcome At NATO Summit

Big Pay for CEOs Helps All of Us

What in the world the "radical feminist agenda"?

The Six Dumbest Things GOP Politicians Have Said About Birth Control Recently

Israel Punishes Palestinian Hunger-Strikers

New Sanctions Announced for Aiding Syria and Iran

Stars in movie about fleeing Cuba reportedly flee Cuba

Iranian oil ministry hit by cyber-attack

My turn to rant -- NO, I DO NOT WORK HERE!

Employees, Too, Want a Say on the Boss’s Pay

Press Release:Bay Area Sutter Nurses Plan May 1 Walkout

"My balls" is the phrase for today. Modify a thread title to include "my balls".

Sarah Silverman Wants Marriage Equality And a Big Apology

Investigators End Search for Missing Boy (Etan Patz, missing since 1979)

OH My High Priestess! What came out of that red witch's vagina! SPOILER Game ofThrones

Source says Sanford police chief to resign

Thom Hartmann: Conversations w/Great Minds - Chris Mooney The Republican Brain P1

Sanford Police Chief Bill Lee to officially resign

UFO: I was on the roof of a friends apartment with 5 other people. We all witnessed this event.

Chunks of Daiya Cheese ! Jalapeno Havarti, Cheddar, Pepper Jack!!!

So, a 10 year old Barack Obama was equally as mature and responsible as an adult Mitt Romney?

Obama during visit to Holocaust museum: ‘I will always be there for Israel’

Thom Hartmann: Conversations w/Great Minds - Chris Mooney The Republican Brain P2

Mitt Romney waxes poetic about 'magnificent' French vacations with wife

Salon story on NDEs

Bail wars in Florida: 1 million for hit-and-run vs 150 thousand for murder

Columnist says Corbett has alienated his ever-dwindling no. of supporters with his Senate pick

Tell me this is a joke: Lindsay Lohan to play Elizabeth Taylor in new movie!?

Proctor & Gamble Becomes 13th Company To Drop ALEC

State GOP served with eviction papers for its St. Paul office space

Corbett still refuses to act on transportation funding, even with business groups demanding he act

FBI: Hundreds of Thousands May Lose Internet in July

Not Just a Jump, but Levitation

Judge unseals file in Trayvon Martin murder case

Shit I need to get out of my head.

Infosys under Dept of Homeland Security scanner in US (possible labor law/visa violations)

Who hurt this poor kitteh's feelings? - pic

The Feds are investigating Summer Moody's shooting for possible gun violations.

Can someone check this to make certain that malware isn't involved?

BP execs escape punishment while disaster continues to impact sea life

Scott Brown falls off the wagon

BBC: France election: Sarkozy seeks key far-right votes, "I have heard you."

Why We Need Women Like Hillary Clinton In Washington

Restarting nuclear talks with Iran: Old problems, some new hopes

NAACP ousts Allen West after ‘Communist’ quip

Sudan bombing a "declaration of war": South

The Game

A Crime Has Clearly Taken Place Here: Thoughts On the Police and The Occupy Movement

Minnesota GOP threatened with eviction at headquarters--hasn't paid rent since August

Around this time I usually post a rant about how much I hate Republicans

Adobe Creative Cloud CS6: $49.99 a month

Re-word "be true to yourself" in six words.

Sky News chief apologises to Leveson for previous denial of hacking

Rogue Ottawa page silently protests Wildrose policy as Danielle Smith votes

US may use 'military means' to defend Afghanistan until 2024

Arctic Ocean Releasing "Significant" Amounts of Methane

Drums of Intervention: Syrians refuse to dance to foreign tune

With High Premarital Sex And Abortions Rates, Evangelicals Say It's Time To Talk About Sex

Lesbian Army Captain Berated at Military Ball

Lil' Zim-Zim scurries into a waiting vehicle with his bag of beef sticks, taco chips, word jumbles.

Revive sensible gun laws in US

TSA pushing to have body scanners nationwide?

Falsely accused teacher calls for accountability

Does anyone know if the Edwards trial is televised? nt

How did "Neighborhood WATCH", turn into "Arm yourself and track strangers down?"

Fukushima air to stay radioactive in 2022

What polls/news sites do campaign staffs read?

There are a lot of suspicious people in my neighborhood

GOP Obscures Its Role In Blocking Immigration Reform

EXPOSED: Secret Christian Facebook Group Plots Web Attacks On Gay Sites

America's Mayor©...Romney is like a skilled prostate cancer surgeon who is not nice

Meet Romney's New Running Mate

DU Update: Polls are almost ready for launch -- please help us test

First Sighting in 123 Years Wolf Shot Dead in Western Germany

The Cuba Factor: Propagandizing Democracy and Human Rights

Shell Nigeria oil spill '60 times bigger than it claimed'

The Cuba Factor: Propagandizing Democracy and Human Rights

A chance meeting with Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren

Actor Noah Wyle & 100+ members of ADAPT arrested on Capitol Hill protesting cuts to Medicaid - pics

Feature Request: Button to see members' recent posts in their profile

Today's gift - couple of Rose Breasted Grosbeaks showed up!

Obama unveils tech sanctions against Iran and Syria

Traveller Says TSA Told Him, "GO TO HELLLLLLL"

The New Ads Against N.C.'s Amendment One

In continued fear-mongering, the new claim is the Social Security to run dry by 2033

New South Asia network to tackle 'massive' climate adaptation challenge

Hugh Hefner Chimes In On GOP Race, Decries ‘War Against Sex’

The alert/jury system is not here for you...

The Big Secret The GOP Wants To Keep Hidden About A Certain Bailout

How the Ecological Risks of Extended Bioenergy Production can be Reduced

Men Arrested for Setting Deadly 'Booby Traps' On Popular Hiking Trail

Tide turns in favour of wave power instead of wind farms

Common Cause Files IRS Complaint Against ALEC, Seeks Audit

President Obama Announces Jan Karski as a Recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom

New Neighbors Hold Black Man,Family At Gunpoint

Why vote in 2012?

James Lovelock: I was 'alarmist' about climate change

My wife is in SoCal until Friday evening. What should we do?

The Six Dumbest Things GOP Politicians Have Said About Birth Control Recently

Suspected cyber attack hits Iran oil industry

Question from a computer novice: I want to transfer Quicken

Top 5 Campaign Contributions

Swift Boat Veterans

RNC Press Secretary Says GOP’s 2012 Agenda Is Same As Bush’s, ‘Just Updated’ - audio

The Romney pivot is underway

I stalked/found a white dude

"Plant a Tree" - John Fitzgerald Kennedy

President Obama presents the Air Force Academy's football team with Commander-in-Chief Trophy - pics

Valedictorian Facing Deportation Cool to Rubio’s DREAM Act Redo

Mesa Musings: I too was once an atheist (or an agnostic)

Zero 1 - "American Psycho" OFFICIAL VIDEO

Why are only Hindu religious practices questioned, asks Uma Bharati

Romney backs Obama's student loan plan, putting him at odds with House GOP

Mexican immigration to U.S. at a standstill: report

There was really a dearth of coverage for WWI when I was in school...

I've given up all hope of ever seeing polls on DU3

ROYALISTvarney&hisBOSSrupert wereN'T even citizens of OUR U.S. when we became the MOST PROSPEROUS

AMR fires opening shot in court battle with workers

Catholic Cardinal Says Adam and Eve Didn’t Exist

Julia Sugarbaker (from Designing Woman) quotes

Drone attacks

A Lesson for the DNC and Democratic Party Leadership:

'Gaia' scientist James Lovelock: I was 'alarmist' about climate change

always nice when one of these shows up in your yard...

QUESTION: Do your Facebook "friends" know if you "defriend" them?

U.S. skies to be full of drones

Now this is an encouraging tweet re: the awful Amendment 1 in NC.....

North Korea issues unusually specific threat

Obama continues efforts against 'madman' Kony

There are Marxists in India

Susan Sarandon: The government tapped my phone

Interesting map: Unemployment rates by county, March 2011-Feb 2012..

Japan panel to set solar power fee at 51 cents/kwh -Nikkei

First photo post flu

Remember Asher Heimermann?

Accessible pool update: Repukes introduce the Pool SAFE Act (!) to block access

Jebus they're still at it

Will The Real Mitt Romney Please Stand Up?

No White House staff involved in Colombia sex scandal, official says

Sources: Saints' GM could eavesdrop

Anyone had PRP for chronic lateral epicondylitis?

Ben & Jerry's Beats Back The 'Dough' In Politics In 90 Seconds

Post here - Favorite Supergroups

Tips for using DU3's current Google Search tool

George H.W. Bush Hasn't Seen Anyone From His Secret Service Detail In Years

Table - German power


Post here - Favorite Super Gropes.

Render ballot justice to these five justices

Tweety calls Rob Portman as Willard's Veep. Stand back while I open a fresh can of who gives a fuck.

Sanford board rejects police chief's resignation

Romney Spokesman Under Fire For Tweets Also Edits His Own Wikipedia Page

John Nichols: The Power of the General Strike

Mark Sullivan should resign

My sib and I saw "The Company Men" on DVD this past weekend. Was it just us, or was the

Europe’s Austerity Backlash Gathers Steam in Merkel Test

The Israeli government's badge of shame


After Its Subsidiary Bribed Mexican Officials, Wal-Mart Lobbies To Weaken Anti-Bribery Laws

Union-only mortgage assistance helps injured IBT member

Mitt Romney & Rudy Giuliani: A match made in heaven... (DNC Video)

Number of US illegal immigrants from Mexico drops

Can anyone name a more worthless Attorney General than Eric Holder?

(NE-R) Gov.: Some polling spots to be restored


Newt Gingrich: Tax Payers Pay $40,000 per day for Secret Service (

Roots of Occupy: Wall Street has always been War Street | Mickey Z.

Papantonio: The Unholy Alliance of Chuck Grassley, ALEC, and The Family

After years of health problems, Facts finally declared dead

Study dispels single ‘God spot’ in brain

Major Shock! MSM being harder on President Obama than any of the GOP Klown Kar Klan...

When you hear a Republican say Obama has not 'passed' a budget - here are some facts

Afghan lies mirror deception of Vietnam War

Guardian UK: Europe's elites feel the backlash

As If Nothing Matters | James Howard Kunstler

The religion of the self?

It is amazing how many times a heart can break in a lifetime.

Romney: Claims he can fix the economy...

How to prevent more abortions

Even our "children's games" are a little bit "different" here.

Even our "children's games" are a little bit "different" here.

Man Attacked by Mountain Lion, Saved by Bear

Monday Toon Roundup 1: Cats and Dogs

Monday Toon Roundup 2: Jobs and Searches

Rachel Maddow's talk in Kansas City Sunday

Monday Toon Roundup 3: Nuge and Scandals

Monday Toon Roundup 4: The Rest

NOW w/Alex Wagner - What does the GOP stand for?

Bob Weir Acoustic 4-29-12 Colonial Theater Pittsfield MA

Exclusive: MFM weds again.

John Boehner says ‘one-in-three’ chance GOP loses House

No! I do not like my personal space invaded.

Katrina vanden Huevel: A vote for universal registration

George Zimmerman’s lawyer: Sorry for my client saying sorry for Trayvon Martin’s death

DU3 poll votes are public?!

'Vegan Is Love': Children's Book By Ruby Roth Causes Controversy

Bill Lee, Sanford police chief when Trayvon was shot, tries to resign. City rejects his resignation!

Nation: Ann Romney, Working Woman?

The incredibly sad state of America

What did Tweety say to upset Michael Steele? Something about Grand Wizard..

Yet Another Big Lie: Mortgage Fraud Investigation Not Staffed

Nine more miners die in China, Romney's model for America

Your State

The Bush program gets a pass

from nbc nightly news w/brian williams...'SOME are asking if the SS scandal goes all the way to WH'

Husband charged when wife's remains found 20 years after disappearance

Photos That Make the Rude Pundit Want to Snort Meth Off a Dead Raccoon's Ass:

The Simpsons snark on Fox News...seen at the end of Sunday's episode.

MiddleFingerMom would like to know just when the HELL life got so fucking complicated.

I got a new kitteh!

Norwegian student risks 35 years in jail in the US - made a wrong turn

Social Security heading for insolvency even faster

Romney Gushes Over Life in ‘Magnificent’ Paris

SS Trustees Report

Ted Nugent crapping his pants to avoid the draft shows why we need polls back on DU

Romney backs student loan proposal Obama supports

Egypt offers to sell gas to Israel at new price

Edwards Trial on Campaign Finance Begins

Local news says there is a rumor that Chavez died in Cuba

Jimmy Carter warns against war with Iran

Remember in November, who placed their faith in the American Worker

Watchdog: Mexican government should probe Wal-Mart

NH Poll: Obama By 9, Romney Seen Unfavorably

Bill Gates disses efficiency, “cute” solar, deployment — still doesn’t know how he got rich

For annabanana. :)

rich, wierd romney

Gallup daily tracking ... from BREAKING NEWS to crickets

International Photography Hall of Fame moves to St. Louis

Arctic Ocean may open to regular shipping by 2017

John Nichols: The Power of the General Strike

Media Bias Exposed: Romney Gets 3 Times More Positive Coverage than Obama

Comcast slashes executive compensation

Remeber when life revolved around the TV?

nothing to see here

paid but no star

VP Joe Biden visits Everglades National Park, Fl., touting restoration projects - pics

Sugar Daddies The old, white, rich men who are buying this election. By Frank Rich

This is where applegrove-in-Wonderland goes when she wants to read in private.

Straight to Colbert's Threatdown: Armored catfish! You'll never guess where...

the "F" fell off the front bumper

You're the man...

Group fails to report plans for plutonium

Social Model Is Europe’s Solution, Not Its Problem

I was just on a jury that was one for the books

Obama cedes oil-rich Alaskan Islands??

Sanford commissioners reject chief of police resignation over Trayvon Martin case

Why Do They Hate Us? - The real war on women is in the Middle East