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Archives: July 1, 2012

The Mets draw better in Miami than the Rays! >>

Ahh, mangos. How did anyone figure out how to make a fruit that tastes like a dreamsicle?

The Watch/ how's this for timing? Now with better link

"Today, I am a registered Republican no longer."

My friend is poor and he is in jail. Please read and send your comments

Pride celebration brightens Aksarben Village (and new city anti-discrimination ordinance)

Saudi dissident set to come off U.N. al Qaeda blacklist

Dear friends please stop by for this in LBN!

Bankers Skate AGAIN...Laughing All The Way to Their Mansions

Confession: Last week I screen capped the "Health Care" part of of the Obama campaign website

New Amazon highway 'would put Peru's last lost tribes at risk'

I'm going to say it and hide it if it's out of line

Plot to smear Australian Speaker involves opposition and Murdoch paper

Mining claim markers killing millions of birds in U.S. West

Arthur Verocai - Presente Grego

Anyone seen "From Here To Eternity"? Is it any good?

Banda Black Rio - Maria Fumaça

Monsignor William Lynn seeks release from prison over cover-up conviction

If I were a rich man

Astrud Gilberto - Stay

The Tour 2012

If Texas Doesn't Expand Medicaid, Two Million Will Be Without Options

(Candidate for Governor) Ovide (R-NH) Will Not Be Working For The Middle Class (goes after AHA)

How we're paying for the new health care bill-Get Ready for the New Investment Tax

Hitler Finds Out Obamacare Upheld

Take the Canada Day Quiz:

Madonna - I Want You

There's an excellent post of Ray Bradury over in the writing group

Why Porn Can Be Good For You (And Society)..,.

The Avalanches - 'Frontier Psychiatrist'

I usually detest all commercials with a passion

Gov. Christie calls reporter 'idiot' for asking off-topic question at news conference

I think this is one of my students

The Whitefield Brothers - Joyful Exaltation (feat. Bajka)

Conservatives Meltdown After Supreme Court Upholds Obamacare [Funny]

Australia introduces controversial carbon tax

Sunday Talk Shows: Supreme Court's Ruling

Slave - Slide

"No, This Was Not The Better Outcome For Mitt" (ACA) by Alec MacGillis at the New Republic

Dream Team-Up on SyFy's "Bigfoot" tonight

The Ohio Players - Fire

Mormons Quit Church in Mass Resignation Ceremony

Here, Alan Grayson, here's my $5

Rumor has it that there are some mean people on DU (one is something like "CaliforniaPegLeg").

Kali is diligent in her efforts to produce leaner and leaner beef.

What? WHAT?!?!?!?!?

This should comfort some of you parents. Without a single exception, ALL teens drive like this.

Not just a handprint, Li'l MFM "signed" his full "name" in the wet cement of MFMDad's new patio.

He just can't help himself. MiddleFingerMom takes EVERYTHING that one extra step too far.

The Court Affirms Our Social Contract

What are you reading the week of July 1, 2012?

"No" means "No."

G20 Report: Massive Police Infighting Revealed

Young & Company - I Like [what you're doin' to me]

Go to Hell

Was Roberts vote conservatism/neoliberalism blinking?

Holy WTF, Hate Radio Savage Blasts "Lock Stepping" Repigs...

The DU grammarian

Robert Palmer - Pride

The most difficult solvable Sudoku puzzle

For the second time tonight I hear what sounds like a car backfiring. Could it happen twice in a

If you don't know who these people are....

Robert Palmer - Mercy Mercy Me / I Want You

hmmm have been looking

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed Lawyers Write To U.N. Asking For Torture Investigation

Holy Crap! We really need to help our President.

Tom Morello of 'Rage' Leads LA Wal-Mart Protest

Obama declares emergency in W.Va. due to outages

There is a reason the supreme court has 9 justices

Just bought a new compter...taking hardware from old to new question

I now have a favorite "trucker" song.

I've always loved Kelly Clarkson

Hong Kong marks 15 years since Chinese handover

"Welcome to the Roberts Court: How the Chief Justice Used Obamacare to Reveal His True Identity"

False Arrest Mental Health and the Criminal Justice System

Paul Krugman’s Economic Blinders

Please donate for President Obama now,

David Cameron's back-to-work firms want benefits cut more often

David Cameron pledges referendum if EU demands more powers

why don't the anti-aca folks just form and join the church of i-don't-believe-in-health-insurance?

"Mitt Romney's Three Big Lies" by Eric Zeusse at Business Insider

The Palatucci Papers: Greedy NJ Gov. Chris Christie's 'Halfway House' Problem

The Romney Etch-A-Sketch Song

Are you a Brony? Or a Pegasister?

Here's to you

Diazepam boom threatens more drug deaths, say experts

Ecuador still deciding on Assange asylum: Correa

Every progressive needs to know this! Don't fall into the rationality trap. Persuade through values!

Doctors stumped. Indain man gets splitting headaches from watching porn.

Multiple failures revealed in Romania’s ‘whitewash’ Rendition Inquiry

Look at what you've all done! You should be ASHAMED of yourselves.

Michael Moore: Supreme Court Healthcare Ruling a Victory on the Path to Single-Payer

INCREDIBLE striated rainbow from the fire lookout tower.

Carole Brown lives the simple life in a Flint Hills cabin

Striated Rainbow

Post a pic of what you imagine when you hear the phrase "bright-eyed and bushy-tailed."

Egypt to uphold treaties, help Syrian people: Mursi

I hope it doesn't become a target but I feel my HSA will be taken away

Have you heard: SCOTUS upheld ObamaCare

Mormon group quits LDS Church en masse

I retired as host

Some doctors are driving costs up as well

Suspect Returned Used Enemas To Florida CVS

Nuns celebrate Affordable Care Act victory, but healthcare battles on Capitol Hill will continue

Is it possible to de-clutter "My Posts" ?

Marie Laveau's...

What's the difference between a bloke and chap?

Kudos to the firefighters in Colorado Springs.

On CTs, vax fears and drawing lines. Would saying the govt lies to us be considered Creative Spec?

Stay classy, WND...

Rick Scott’s Initial Voter Purge List Shown To Be 98.4% Inaccurate

YItzhak Shamir dies

Illegal gun sale actually prosecuted

Whatcha servin on the 4th?

We're A 60 Seat Dem Senate & Dem Controlled House....

I just borrowed this from my niece

Sex grooming cases spark racial tensions

In the name of transparency, how about.....

Let the violence begin.

'the biggest tax hike in the history of the universe'

An all-time low for heating degree days (Twin Cities, MN)

Who the hell is "Milestone" and...

"The 1934 Dinner Party That May Have Helped Save Obamacare."

Come on, folks. DUers alerting on "fuck"?

Talk about fiddling while Rome burns!

So conservatives think they can "take back their country" by force?

For republicans who want to move to Canada because of the ACA

Once-Prominent Public Figures Who Have Totally DISAPPEARED

Looking for a graphic someone posted yesterday as a response in a thread about ACA.

Boy that felt good

Matt Taibbi:A Huge Break in the LIBOR Banking Investigation (interest rate bid-rigging by banksters)

Check out this Mitt Romney video on health care from 5 years ago!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I think I'm gonna turn in. Just a heads-up to all of you...

Gloat Free Baseball Scores (Saturday, June 30)

An unpleasant thought just occurred to me about Roberts.

Chess (July): Magnus wins Tal Memorial, tops ratings list

Found a nice website at my place tonight

Stupid science joke...

Japan, Nuclear PROTEST!, Nobody is COVERING IT!!

CNBC admits We're all Slaves to Central Bankers

"Here’s your check, go away.’

i can not thank you enough for all you gift us here, Blue_Tires!!!

thank you, PBOGers, for all you have been posting!!! i wish

"PBarack Obama: 99 PROBLEMS" From Iman Crosson/Our Alpha Cat!

Check out Mitt Romney on Fox News 5 years ago after signing the Mass healh care bill

Why is allowing corporations and people giving millions upon millions of dollars...

Will Repub Governors refuse en masse to implement the ACA?

Theresa May 'planning changes to immigrant test'

Mind-boggling time-lapse of the Waldo Canyon fire in Colorado

Storms: Mid-Atlantic power outages could last days

Ask Your Local Paper to Cover the Bradley Manning Trial-July 16

TRENDING: Ballot issues arise after Rangel's apparent primary win

David Jones: Joe Paterno fans must accept that he was flawed

Palfrey ends Cuba-Florida swim amid strong current

What Katie Holmes is Saving Suri From: Scientology's Interrogation of Children

Advice On How To Use Caffeine—From A Neuroscientist

Reunited at last

What the zombie apocalypse really looks like...

Mexico could return old ruling party to power

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Disney Spells Edition

Tea Party t-shirt for July 4th:

007 Marathon on Encore Today

Mobile lands contract for $600 million, 1,000-worker plant to build Airbus

Maher: Mandate is like calling a speeding ticket a driving ticket

Good image: Mitt touring a factory

Diane Ravitch on public education, charters and vouchers

Rufus the hawk stolen from Wimbledon

Tennis Grunting: Women's Tennis Association Aims To Eliminate 'Excessive Grunting'

The GOTeaHadists don’t like the ACA Tax for not having Insurance

Has anybody here used "Lumosity"? The

What if nobody changes their mind between now and November?

Toon: The Election-year Migrant Worker

The Revisionaries Trailer

Drone aircraft kills eight suspected militants in Pakistan

How do I get a job on an ObamaCare death panel?

Gas Drilling Moratorium for Bucks, Montgomery Counties

REMINDER: The new "ISP Spy" policies go into effect TODAY, NOT July 12th.

Secular Woman Inc, the first national organization for atheist, humanist, and non-religious women

It’s Official: No Circumcision in Germany – Jewish Hospital Bans the Brit

TCM Schedule for Tuesday, July 3: Star of the Month: Leslie Howard

Poll: ACA support up to 48 percent, from 43 percent before court decision.

Syrian opposition rejects U.N. transition plan

The Heat-Wave Heaves! Please come CAPTION Sarah (subtle as a fist sandwich) Palin!!!!!

Amy Goodman: The American citizens rebelling against Citizens United

anyone know about this MSF study? Is this legit?

Rmoney fundraiser in...LONDON???

The Friday night storm was a heller, here in Kanawha county.

Palin: 'ObamaCare' a harbinger of things to come, if Obama is re-elected, you will no longer...

Idiocracy, the documentary.

TCM Schedule for Wednesday, July 4: Musical Bios

Dr. Isay, *TITANIC* LGBT rights figure, died yesterday.

Lost in Translation

1st Japan reactor goes online since nuclear crisis

Congress: taxpayers to pay insurance companies' costs of BP disaster in Gulf

Do they cover issues like this on Sitcoms of today.

Congress: taxpayers to pay insurance companies' costs of BP disaster in Gulf

Kuwait emir accepts government resignation

The Nation: In the Healthcare Decision, a Hidden Threat?

Vince Cable has called for a criminal investigation into the conduct of the Barclays

Holder refuses to prosecute self.

Affordable Care Act - Preventive Services for Women, Including Pregnant Women

MSNBC should change the name of this show to: Commercials w/Chris Hayes

Oh, gaaack. Teh Stupid. New ad in Iowa by some group demanding that everyone call the President

Con Edison negotiations fail, workers locked out

Faces at Lexington's Pride Fest

How to tell if a download is legit or not? Adobe Acrobat keeps saying it

A Fish Tale

When did so many (not all) "christians" become hateful psychopaths?

Because of global warming, my next car may be a 6 cylinder.

I think I just found the right wing brain trust.

If the Confederate Army had invaded the Union more than in July 1863,

Florida Public land under attack from land grabbers. A little help, please.

How a malnourished girl got help from the system, then vanished

Catholic Sensibility

Turkey scrambles jets on Syria border

Another nice day for the Tiny Dogs! (video)

Palin calls John Roberts a traitor

NYT: Mittens may have raised $100 million in June (will unleash negative ads on Obama)

* * * * * Happy Birthday, one_voice! * * * * *

Afghanistan Election Could Mean 'All Bets Are Off'

Sunday Treat: 1972 NYT book review by Nora Ephron

Fundraiser for CUAPB TODAY

Ryan on This Week is just twisting his undies in knots over healthcare and has introduced

What if everyone who smokes switched over to smokeless tobacco?

I have the most au courant dreams!1 This A.M. it was Alec BALDWIN's wedding!1 A report:

Clinton: World may not succeed in Syria

McConnell Can’t Answer How GOP Will Insure Americans After Repealing ObamaCare

‘Lost Boys’ Peril Returns in Sudan

Tax CUT counter-argument to Rs' lies on ACA "tax increase on the middle class"

The 'Busy' Trap.

A powerful message: A Civilized Society

I just donated to Obama's re-election campaign!

US Carbon Emissions Down 7.7% Since 2006 - Too Bad About the Rest Of The Planet

US senator calls to prosecute Assange

If the government wants to save Billions on health care costs they should

Found this link... may come in handy..

Why Obama: To fight for progressive values

Call2Fall - what the real Christians are up to today.

Roger Ebert's Column on Heath Care Reform

Murdoch Re: Mitt's Chances: "Doubtful"

Hope it's OK to cross-post this...

How are we doing after the storm, Virginians?

McConnell Can’t Answer How GOP Will Insure Americans After Repealing ObamaCare: ‘That Is Not The

Mitt Romney On The Killer Colorado Wildfires

Banking scandal: how document trail reveals global scam

Murdoch Chides Romney on Campaign and Obama Challenge

Schumer: Roberts Broke His Promise On Commerce Clause

The Deadly Addiction to Cheap Meat: How the overuse of antibiotics on livestock is making us sick

McConnell can't say how GOP will insure 30m after repealing ObamaCare

Mitch McConnell: GOP Only Needs 51 Votes to Overturn Mandate

NJ Slaps Gun Owners in Face in Right to Carry Case – Again

Business Insider: Corporate Profits Just Hit An All-Time High, Wages Just Hit An All-Time Low

Researchers use spoofing to 'hack' into a flying drone

HAPPY CANADA DAY !!!!!!!! ............

Gun Owners Victorious in New York (Microstamping mandate blocked)

Filtered soft lens on Norah O'Donnel on FTN

Series of earthquakes shakes California-Mexico border region

Olberman on George Stephanopolis (sp) now,

Boehner vows to take Holder to court

Thousands protest as new Hong Kong leader sworn in

minor league baseball

Kenya church attacks 'kill 15' in Garissa

Europeans, Canadians baffled by U.S. furor on healthcare

So they are pitching my book proposal upstairs next week...

ALERT!, the folks that are supposed to be smiting in McKinney all need to go to Allen

Memo To Supreme Court Conservatives: You SURE Government Never Regulates Inactivity?

A quote by Harry Truman

$806 Billion: The Real Cost of the GOP Failed Medicare Privatization Experiment

Rahm is Doing Some Good Things in Chicago Regarding Gang Violence

Teabaggers won't like Canada, so here's another place they may fit right in at:

Expert: SCOTUS ruling on health reform will have no impact

Robert's "long game" is to dismantle affirmative action

Agency: Iran to hold military maneuvers with surface-to-surface missiles targeting “bases”

So now that I am in Tucson, Arizona, does anyone have some advice for a newbie?

Could Roberts be another Souter after several revealations after sitting on his ass being CJ

Paul Ryan is an asshole. I'm waiting for him to go away on Geo Stephanopoulos

They got ya by the balls....

Can the President still say that the mandate is not a "tax"??

Thomas Jefferson always nailed it, from more than 200 year before

So now that I am in Tucson, Arizona, does anyone have some advice for a newbie?

When It Comes to Corporate Tax Havens, Who Needs the Caymans---To Delaware, With Love

Dish satellite has ditched IFC (& AMC & WE). Consumer is a cog in the corporate wars, get over it!1

S. David Freeman: Time has come for California to embrace a nuclear-free future

McConnell: Ask Romney If Massachusetts Mandate Was A Tax

President Correa on Assange in a recent interview.

Iowans Love VP Biden - pics

Highly recommended article by Dr. Atul Gawande on the political fight over PACA.

Despite Moratorium & Investigation, Peat Fires Rage In "Protected" Sumatran Concession

Rude is rude CNN and you would not have said' known for his candor' if Obama

Two Rangers, Four Others, 13 Endangered Okapi Massacred By Militia At DRC Research Station

Japan protest still going strong; May have forced workers to arrive via ocean after road blocked

Sen. McConnell On Whether The Massachusetts Mandate Is A Tax: Ask Romney

Favorite fictional secretive government agent?

Abortion: The Ultimate Insult to Male Authority

Atlanta 106 (New Record); Knoxville 105 (New Record); YTD 40,113 High Records Set To 5,835 Low

September NO NUKES convergence on Washington D.C.

I think I just lost 1/2 hour.

The Dissenter reports on Greenwald's Surveillance State speech at the Socialism 2012 conference

Assad's forces on offensive; Moscow defends him again

Company dismantling Zion nuclear plant under financial stress

Ruling ups support for Obama healthcare, still unpopular

IMPORTANT! Check your voter registration!!

Japan opens solar energy parks

Be afraid...

Romney Advisers Reveal Strategy: Ignore Journalists, Pander To Right-Wing Conspriacy Websites

Ya know, this probably wouldn't have been the worst thing we'd ever seen...

A very young Judeo-Christian tradition

Blodgett makes the case for bottom up

Soyuz spacecraft lands safely in Kazakhstan – video

Lounge Gents: How do you feel about women's facial hair?

South Carolina - no Medicaid expansion or health exchanges..

The Killing

What the hell is patient centers. Ryan eluded to it on Stephie`s show.

Rise in sea level can't be stopped: scientists

Videos: Romney, Job-Killer

Call to Governor Quinn: Issue an Executive Order to Establish the Illinois Health Benefits Exchange!

Scientists: 2009 swine flu was 15 times deadlier than originally reported

Alawite activists flee to Turkey

Nuclear power plant collusion (on station blackout regulations in Japan)

Cities Balk as Federal Law on Marijuana Is Enforced

It's Sunday. I'm goin' back to bed.

Assasinaton of one of Hamas Leaders 27-6-2012

How Delaware Thrives as a Corporate Tax Haven

Hawaii’s top 10 largest landowners

Al Jazeera interview with Richard Dawkins

In honor of an old girlfriend from Kiev who I called my KGB connection

Campaign 2012: Obama fundraising plea says he will be outspent (LA Times)

Japan opens solar energy parks (xpost from LBN - new laws go into effect)

A blog about Syrian news - created by a Syrian woman

How does one go about finding a criminal attorney in a different state?

What's for Dinner ~ Sunday July 1st

MultiAmerican: Posts of the week: Dissecting the SB 1070 decision, more

The Real Truth About GOP Insurance Coverage Or Care For The Uninsured

Well now, that was a bit of a wicked storm. eesh

Western wildfires are getting worse. Why?

On dare from government, researchers successfully hack flying drone

You know, a successful franchise can be taken too far...

Challenging the Surveillance State

Joan Rivers comments on the Gay Pride Oreo controversy: (LOL)

I sat on Dahli today

George W. Bush: Still the worst

Bain attack ads working....

But the ACA ain't really a tax, is it?

Just great. Our local newspaper is *ONLY* available online to subscribers.

Transition Plan for Syria Falters .

Sen. Schumer says Romney "in a pickle" over health care

Some States Reluctant to Expand Medicaid

Romney Advisers Reveal Strategy: Ignore Journalists, Pander To Right-Wing Conspriacy Websites

Toon: Where can we go?

Toon: Melting

Get Yer Top 50 First Term Accomplishment's Here

TCM Schedule for Sunday, April 8, 2012 -- The Essentials, Jr.: Time To Go Home

Three strikes law being looked at as too punitive.....

It's hot outside

Please help me get my website going

Report: Sources say Roberts switched vote in healthcare case

In her written opinion, Justice Ginsburg

Toonmeister Darrin Bell (Candorville) understands modern bankster policies

Romney boosts liberal Mormons

Mitt Romney: A person should “get as much education as they can afford”

National Religious Group Votes to Make Reproductive Justice A Priority for Action

For once, focus your bloodlust on Republicans --instead of the DLC/Firebaggers/ANYONE WITHOUT AN (R)

Best recent John Grisham

5 Day Timelapse - Waldo Canyon Fire - June 23rd-28th

Your E-Book Is Reading You

MDI's compressed air engine technology tested on Tata Motors vehicles

"Early Hypable reader review: ‘Brave’ – a feminist triumph"

ObamNEYcare: how Romney’s and Obama’s health plans match up (basically, the same F*&KING bill)

please give me some ammo

2012 MLB All-Star Game Starting Rosters

Haven't heard from Matt Kibbe on ACA???? I have, read here.....

In other nations "freeloaders" are called citizens

Someone with more savvy than I ...

GOP: Voters will have final say on health care law!

Your All-Star Rosters

Bob Marley - Stir it up

Faux news coverage of "crysis(sic)" in Canada

The New American Declaration of Independence

My dog was diagnosed with Cushing's disease a few years ago ...

New right wing talking point: "Romney Care is a failure"

Health Insurance CEO Exploding Pay As They Promote The Repeal Of Obamacare–Simply Evil

Use this when they speak for the Founding Fathers.

Support for Obama healthcare law rises after ruling

Health-care leaders: Ruling no cure for spiraling costs

"Allow insurance to be sold across state lines." Oops, we did that too.

To my fellow Cars fans (the band) ...

Passed, Signed, Upheld


U.S. tells Rwanda to halt support for Congo rebels

Sarah Palin calls President Obama a 'tool'

Big News for Renewable Energy: FERC Rules for Wind, Solar, Storage

Mitch McConnell says 30 million uninsured is not the issue...

F**k!! put that F****r BACK! I wasn't done with him yet! . . . . Please. :-))))

What John Roberts did: "So Shines A Good Deed In A Weary World"

Doubts Cast on Turkey's Story of Jet

Perhaps Michael Weiner-Savage is correct when he says John Roberts having Epilepsy is the reason

Anybody here remember the Twilight Zone episode, 'The Midnight Sun'?

How many "dead tree edition" newspapers do you read a week?

1st: Protect Obama's Health Care Reform. 2nd: Move Toward a Public Option

the retreat

Would you say I have a plethora of piñatas?

Support for Obama healthcare law rises after ruling

Funniest "Freecycle" offering I've seen in a while...

I'm just starting "Canada", by Richard Ford.

Gloat Free Fútbol Score (Sunday, July 1)

Why do people drive SUVs?

Wooo! Severe Thunderstorm warning here with possible 70mph winds. (I'm baaa-aaaaack! 8pm)

You know how we're exhorted here to vote for Obama, even if we have reservations?

Can I use old paint and primer that have been stored in a very hot attic for years?

So Joe Williams was FIRED by Politico for saying something about Romney

4- nil

Meet The Beaten ----->

Mitt Romney"The Individual Mandate is "Ultimate Conservatism"

Canadians starting to demand the privatized USA Health Care system.......

Islamists vow to smash every mausoleum in Timbuktu (BBC) {World Heritage Site}

A health care 'Judas' recounts his conversion (former Cigna exec)

A REC should also Kick the post! No downside that I see. n-t

Bravo Spain!!

A health care 'Judas' recounts his conversion (former Cigna exec, via CNN)

Up w/ Chris Hayes - Dark money financing political campaign ads

Oh no, the fireworks have started - let the shaking and hiding begin. Heidi hates the 4th of July

Gov. Perdue has vetoed fracking...

How do you feel after reading threads like this here on DU?

Bank of England dragged into rate-rigging row'

Bachmann claws her way back from obscurity to seize the crown of "craziest fuck on the planet"

Hi! May I get some assistance from some of our British DU'ers?

Links to interesting/fun Irish-relevant sites

Breaking Bad Season 5 - Speculation and Spoilers

Starting today, MMJ providers are not able to use their VISA/MC credit card system.

Rep. Michael Rogers (R-MI) sponsors SOPA-like "CISPA" Bill, which has already passed the House

Geo. "Debate Books" WILL said nobody is getting that ROBERTS is simply a Libertarian

Bald eagle snatches fisherman's catch at Lake Padden Read more here:

I am trying to find what the copays (coinsurance) for people who pay the Obamacare uninsured "TAX"

Just turned on an Ipad for first time configuration bought in another country...

"I believe that President Obama saved my life" - ACA

Turkey’s EU ties on hold

PPACA allows insurers to charge older customers three times the rate they charge younger people

Tori Amos Fans

The Huge Corporate Tax Loophole Still Exists in PA - the Delaware Loophole

Barclays bank chairman Marcus Agius to resign

Mexican election could return old rulers to power

The Society of Man and Woman


How hot is it? Why it's so hot

Group turns tables on Chicago gun turn-in, uses money for gun camp

Mystical triangulation

Greenland Ice Sheet Melt Nearing Critical ‘Tipping Point’

Have You Seen this (Foodstamps and Animals)

Most useless gadgets you can buy...

(UK business secy) Vince Cable calls for criminal investigation into Barclays bankers

Drudge canned outrage smear of the day: "OMG! Obama is raising funds off the heat wave!"

Rio+20: ‘We Cannot Conflate The Negotiations With What Is Actually Happening On The Ground’

republicans at work: Welfare drug testing among new Tennessee laws effective July 1st

Paul Ryan: Repeal health law because rights come from God

Section 1332 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act – the “Waiver for State Innovation”

Burying 26,000 Americans With Plans To Bury More

UK migrants to face 'patriotic' citizenship test

Olbermann NAILS IT on ABC w/George Stephanopoulos this morning:

PM accused of weak stance on Europe referendum

US journalist banned from Britain for investigating Jersey child abuse

ACA Mandate Myths & How the Affordable Care Law Affects You

The Great Ivy League Nude Posture Photo Scandal

Thank God it's Sunday.

The Great Ivy League Nude Posture Photo Scandal

Solar Thermal Scales New Heights in China

The "Real Death Panel"

(NYT stirring up FUD?) Stung by Recession, Many Young Voters Looking Past Obama

Has anyone pointed out to the "wingnuts" that the only thing ruled un-Constitutional

(UK) Reading the Riots study reveals police fears over further unrest

Give Health Care to Firefighters Who Battle Wildfires

Toons, Videos, & Articles: Romney/Job Destroyer --->

If Rupert Murdoch calls you "creepy, maybe even evil," you might have an image problem.

(Louisiana) PSC rules against nuclear plant charges for Entergy customers

Great Obama bumper sticker for sale!

We are all at the mercy of too many people in this country who don't know a damn thing

Art show riot reflects religious divide in new Tunisia

America has a new word to learn: Dilbit.

Post other river shots that you thought about entering but didn't

Banksters Win Again

John Roberts Health Care Decision: Supreme Court Chief Justice Switched Sides, Sources Say

Mitch McConnell thinks 30,000,000 people without health insurance aren't very important

Smoke KOOLS! "As KOOL and as Clean as a Breath of Fresh Air"

Stewart's been killin' it lately

Jury fail: Jury votes 3-3 on especially crude joke about Native Americans

Inside the Tokyo Protest: “People are piping mad. they finally got angry” Police barricades collapse

Occupy National Gathering in Philadelphia Underway; Expect Waves of Protest

I am now a Grandmother.

Keiser Report: Barclays' Bad Bet (E308)

Philadelphia Mayor Apparently Wants Occupy National Gathering Participants to Go Thirsty in Heat

FB friend posts this Reagan quote

At least it lasted this long....