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Archives: November 1, 2013

The latest George Zimmerman news

Do you think Michele Bachmann will get her own show on Fox when she

4 bags of candy

The Great Pumpkin!

Is it me, or is trick or treating back?

5th Cir. Allows New Texas Abortion Restrictions to take Effect

Fannie Mae Sues 9 Of The World's Biggest Banks Over Libor Scandal

11 yr old molested over 3 year period, youth volunteer facing the death penalty

Funny how everything’s gone left

5th Cir. Allows Abortion Restrictions to take Effect

Walt Disney's the Legend of Sleepy Hollow (VIDEO)

7-8 High school students just knockeded on the door holding out their bags

Wells Fargo settles mortgage claims with U.S. govt for under $1 bln -FT

Why Bankers Still Aren't Chastened

Mitt Romney's Halloween costume

When the Dems win the governorship in Virginia next Tuesdays

Pacific Ocean warming 15 times faster than before

The Rainmaker

Luckovich toon: Tonight's Debate

Frickin slackers!

Dogs communicate different feelings with right or leftward tail wagging

US boy jailed for killing neo-Nazi father

Ban Longlines to Save Bluefin Tuna and Sea Turtles (E-action)

Norm Ornstein: The Right to Vote

Then he does a bell drop...

Tunnel linking US and Mexico found

Harry Reid's Source On Mitt Romney's Taxes Was Jon Huntsman Sr., Book Claims

No doubt, it's deliberate...

Fed court negates Tx ruling closing of women clinics back on.

The Republicans have finally revealed their own health plan...

Old White Man Causing Trouble Again...

Tennessee man blasts 15-year-old with shotgun for toilet-papering neighbor’s home

Halloween Costume UNION MADE!!!!

Tom The Dancing Bug toon: Fixed the Obamacare Web Site

Rep. Blackburn: Obama could take away your right to buy cheap shoes

How do you improve a Thomas Kinkade painting? By adding a liberal dose of Star Wars.

(TX) Appeals court allows abortion restrictions to begin

Fili-Busted: How The Judicial Nominee Process Became A Nightmare

Village parade was bigger, better than ever.

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Samhain & a new Kitteh gif

JFK (and a few RFK) items up for auction

Amanda Knox's 4th trial: new tests do NOT find victim's DNA on knife.

Sweet IBEW jack-o'-lanterns UNION MADE

9-Year-Old's Opera Performance On Holland's Got Talent Is About To Make Her Very Famous

In Silicon Valley, all-night bus line becomes de facto homeless shelter

I am Meredith VIEIRA's alibi; and she, mine. (Tweets inside link)

How Candy Corn Is Made

The Hillary-lujah Chorus

Regionalism: South bashing, yada yada yada

Facebook news feed from history #1

Really scary!!!

I like Downton Abbey as entertainment, but it's a whitewash as history (a few spoilers).

Newsfeed from history #2

Newsfeed from history #3

WOOOOOOOOO an oldie but goodie -

Hershey's chocolate making process

OH Gov. Kasich to Construction Union Workers (Really): “I Love What You Represent”

More history newsfeeds

I may have spotted a rare, endangered bird today!

Sen. Patty Murray and Rep. Paul Ryan get congressional budget panel started

Even MORE newsfeeds . . . and time marches on!

The Real Story of Halloween

You have no clue who you have pissed off.

Red Sox 2013 Champs

"The death of the political middle, in 1 PowerPoint slide"

Wisconsin's Chris Taylor: In ALEC's underworld, democracy is a burden

Republicans and conservative Democrats just voted to sell you out to Wall Street.

Threat diverts United Express flight to Phoenix

Poor kids, it's raining like the devil here

You go Chuck Hagel!

Under the ACA, no one is charged more based on the genes they carry.

Hagel blasts states on same-sex benefits policy

Racism In White Americans Linked To Gun Ownership And Gun Control Opposition

What is the truth about Michele Obama Princeton classmate being an executive for contractor

Weekly Summary of Communications Job Postings for October 31, 2013 (union jobs)

Driver says Sonoma deputy pulled gun on him

Dr. Tongue's 3D House of Stewardesses

Remember Patrick the Pitbull?

Time to Re-Open Rules Reform (US Senate action)

Mayor Bob Ford ..You are no Marion Barry...

GOP Unveils Its Own Healthcare Website

Patricia Millett, Key Obama Nominee, Filibustered By Senate Republicans

ohio trying to outlaw third parties

Maiden Flight of an Actual AirBus A320 in America, Piloted by my 8 yro!

"Whaddah we want?" "Brains!"

Atheist Charity snubs religious volunteers

Rowan County Rally to End Gassing!

Spoiler: Did Rachel Maddow just leak the Simpsons character who is supposed to die?

5 Republican jokes.

Hmmm... Didn't Obama-Duncan Say Charter Schools Were About "Innovation"?

Fake social media ID duped US Government security and IT

‘I’m showing my son mercy’ (In Texas, which as of tonight, is the most 'pro-life' state)

ATN: FL residents and those with friends/family there.

House Reduces Workdays On 2014 Calendar After Working So Hard In 2013

Stothert says hate crimes will 'not be tolerated'

Obama campaign considered dumping Biden for Hillary Clinton

"a passel of uninformed" idiots - did I get that right?

Universal Monsters: A Brief History of Horror

Andy Lopez Shooting - He could spot a weapon in low light but not a toy in daylight

CWA Statement on Senate Obstruction

Halloween French Quarter: Live Cam

Halloween witches: ladies not for burning

The Making of Gojira

"CIA operatives to testify at classified Benghazi hearing"

Castro Valley: Janitor saw elderly become weak

The making of Gojirra

Watergate Blews


A Game of Shark and Minnow

Reminders & Other Unimportant stuff

Oct. 31, 1941: Mount Rushmore carving finished

Happy Diwali, DU!

Malware that can survive hard disk wipes, BIOS flashes, even communicate over airgaps. Meet badBIOS.

I attached an LED strip

Circus Peanuts are the worst candy ever.

What's the best costume you saw today?

Anyone know anything about amputations?

Tues, Nov. 5th 1:30pm St Paul; Public Utlitlies Comm. hearing to increase tar sands oil through MN

How do we deal with police brutality and police culture?

Another right wing nut suggests a military coup against Obama administration

Anyone ever experience the "flaming sack of dog poo" trick on Halloween?

A Revolution Led by Russell Brand?

Elephant party!

Google, Oracle, Red Hat gurus dash to resuscitate Obama's

Weekend music to chill by....Halloween Special Danse Macabre Edition!

"The Chart That Could Save Obamacare"

Collateral Damage: A Grandma in Her 60's

The GOP Underfunded The IT Part Of The ACA

LaClair said he knew he was on to something big

Driver expects to fight Google Glass ticket

Countries Expand Recognition For Alternative 'Intersex' Gender

So I was asked to judge the neighborhood Halloween costume contest

On Hardball tonight, Newt said, about AFA

the ghoultacular pete souza

Poll: Americans don’t like Obama or the GOP

Tapes show Calif. inmates forced from cells by guards using pepper spray

foxnews headline: Internal notes indicate only 6 people signed up for ObamaCare on first day

My annual poll: what flavor is Candy Corn?

McCain and Graham threaten to block Yellen's Fed confirmation because....BENGHAZI!!!!!!

Covered California Daily News: Fulfilling the dream and answering prayers

Here's a rather typical example of how there is a bias that dismisses violence against men.

" is a disaster" "People are getting canceled" "Obama lied" ...etc

Black Trick-Or-Treaters Urged To Stay Out Of White Virginia Neighborhood By Racist Craigslist Post

This is how lucky I was at sunset tonight

A Blessed Feast of All Saints Day to all who observe.

A Blessed Feast of All Saints Day to all who observe.

A group of 4 raccoons tried to get my neighbor's cat.

MY version, H Ford told it better.

PZ Myers drops the mic on anti-Obamacare Fox Randites

'Go F*ck Yourselves!' Jon Stewart Demolishes the Media for Thinking His Comedy Damages Obama

Secret Service report could help Chris Brown's defense

Stewart Jabs Sebelius, Rips Into 'Grandstanding' Congress for Insane Obamacare Hearing

Germany to allow 'indeterminate' gender at birth

Now here's an intriguing listing on craigslist

Sea Shepherd's Paul Watson Comes Ashore

More than 700,000 have "signed up" for Obamacare, more than 330,000 have requested subsidies.

Toxic Smog from China Engulfs Korea

Trick or treat? Canada seizes three cocaine-filled pumpkins at airport

Atheist Volunteers Snubbed By Soup Kitchen Will Restore Your Faith In Everything That's Good

"Neighborhood Watch" (Pokemon edition)

Best Halloween Cartoons and Memes

How many times has Obama had his Watergate, Katrina and Iraq?

Interesting trivia regarding 4th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Andre M. Davis

From Bernie's hometown newspaper: Why Bernie Should Run

I hate to repeat a post, but the latest NSA revelations are more profound than I can describe

Ruling halts abortions at third of Texas' clinics- Court reinstates most of Texas' new abortion

Chili-cilantro-lime cerveza secondary fermentation complete!

Nature-Deficit Disorder

GOP Congressman Hands Out Copies Of Book (to every Congressmember) Calling For Obama’s Impeachment

Indonesia Demands Australia Explain After Embassy Spying Claims

Sanders in The L.A. Times: The right way to make a federal budget

In VA, 2 new polls with widely divergent results:

In Shadows, Hints of a Life and Even a Job for Snowden

Russian PM sees Syria peace talks by end of year

Paul Krugman- A War on the Poor

Australia ambassador summoned amid Asia US spying reports

Dell laptop buyers make a stink over cat smell

As Security Deteriorates at Home, Iraqi Leader Arrives in U.S. Seeking Aid

Senator Paul Predicts Yellen to Win Confirmation to Fed

UNEARTHED: Canuck Cruz's insane father tells Obama to "go back to Kenya"

Find something to be happy about today (Friday Nov 01, 2013)

Daughter Of John Birchers Explain Why Tea Party Idiocy Is No Laughing Matter

2 candidates, 2 gay siblings, 2 reactions

Ed Schultz blasts House GOP for kicking the poor ‘right in the teeth’ with food cuts

Franklin teen unfazed by note condemning lion hunt

Why Americans are more likely to piece together part-time jobs

City fights pension board ruling

Chuck Hagel scolds states for not recognizing military benefits for same-sex marriages

Largest camp for Syrian refugees becoming a city

The Obamacare sabotage campaign

The blame game: NSA chief points finger at US diplomats in spy scandal.

Omaha Steve's pension on the editorial page

FBI reportedly scales back Lopez killing inquiry

Jesus costume gets Highland Park senior thrown out of school

Dolphins win on Safety Sack

Friday TOON Roundup 1: Crashed Party

Friday TOON Roundup 2: Fake Outrage

Friday TOON Roundup 3: The Rest

John Kerry on NSA spying: ‘Some of these actions have reached too far’

Abortion access has gotten so dire in Oklahoma that women are going to Texas for care

Russia's PM says U.S. hurt by evidence of "cynical" spying

November 19, 1945 President Truman's Proposed Health Program

Oliver Stone is really afraid to even consider LIHOP

Top Ten Reasons the US should Stay out of Iraq and put Conditions on Arms Sales

Omaha's civilian pension (Omaha Steve) fund next to need solvency plan

Cop who shot 13 yr old Boy, Mentally Unstable trained himself to shoot for Less then Justified

Pakistan takes u-turn on drone strikes

Japan's cut-price cleanup of Fukushima disaster

Families brace as billions in food stamp cuts set in

Wondering about successful stabilization of hormone levels, specifically progest. in spayed bitches.

If You Are Over 50 Yrs. Old, 2 Things You Will Never See Again........

Almost Two-Thirds of 18-29 Year Olds Believe in "Demon Possession" What Is Happening to America?

5 Reasons Obama Never, Ever Should Have Trusted the Healthcare Industry

New Virginia Governor's Poll: McAuliffe 45%-Cuccinelli 38%

Beer gone BAD!

McDonald's Scam on America

Public Speaking - Fran Lebowitz documentary by Martin Scorsese

The 1 Percent Republic

Married in the Iowa, single in Nebraska

Outward Unity, Inner Division

Fighting Fires Is Big Business for Private Companies

TransCanada CEO: Anti-Pipeline Campaign Effective, But Keystone XL Will Be Built

Did you see this?

'Catastrophic': Congressional Apathy to Push Millions of Nation's Poor into Deeper Hunger

Sheriff Joe Arpaio and the Arizona Police State in Supreme Court

Hillary Clinton Rakes in Big Money from Two Goldman Sachs Speeches in One Week

A Rogue Superpower Is All Ears

Toronto Star on Eve of Cheney Canada Visit: Arrest Him for War Crimes *GRAPHIC PIX*

How Monsanto and Friends Put the Frankenstein in Frankenfoods

We had a Daryl from the Walking Dead as a trick-or-treater!

High Home Ownership Is Strongly Linked To High Unemployment [STUDY]

I have ?'s re CD's and DVD's that I want to ask

Should there be a sanity test for Congress critters?

A 'grand bargain' that would cut Social Security and Medicare would be a 'grand betrayal'

Today on Democracy see Banksy murals

this can not be correct. CBS reports that on 1 Oct. 6 people were able

Masters of disaster bring cholera to Haiti and polio to Syria

The End Of A Woman's Right To Choose. How did we lose? T.R.A.P.

Here's The Chart Of The US Infrastructure Spending Collapse That Everyone Is Talking About

Obama's Call For Foreign Business Couldn't Come At Worse Time

Help Counter SNAP Cuts by Making Extra Donations to Food Banks

Shameful! Yes, Some New Jersey Students Have To Go To Schools That Look Like This

NATO stages exercise as rearming Russia worries some allies

Obama Advisors considered replacing Biden

Love the new smilies, and thanks.

Revealed: NSA pushed 9/11 as key 'sound bite' to justify surveillance

I used to think Dianne Feinstein was progressive.

TCM Schedule for Saturday, November 2, 2013 -- The Essentials: Small Town Poverty

CFTC Faces Cash Crunch / CFTC Delays Cases, Shelves Probes, in Funding Squeeze

Mike Luckovich Toon: Crossfire

TCM Schedule for Sunday, November 3, 2013 -- Tonight on TCM: Same Story

Syrian troops capture key town in north

McAuliffe portrays Cuccinelli as anti-gay ahead of Election Day

Stocks muted despite pickup in China manufacturing

UK Phone-Hacking Trial Hears Editor Wrote 'Do His Phone'

No BLS Employment Report Today

Fuel-Cell Revolution: Can Toyota Save the Electric Car?

Morning-after cleanup (all those body parts!) . . . Please come CAPTION Laura Ingraham!!!

Resistance is Futile.

Survivor Blood v. Water Episode 7 thread - No spoilers on future episodes please

The Most Amazing World Landmarks That No One Knows About {images warning}

Raw Nerve: Germany Seethes at US Economic Criticism

Cosmos Seeded with Heavy Elements During Violent Youth

I supported the ACA, but my policy that I like is being cancelled because of it.

Ten-year-old Chinese pupil jumps to his death from 30th floor window ‘on teacher’s orders’

Cut Off: Starving Syrians Hope to Live Through Winter

Problem: Porn, Solution: Bible?

NSA Blowback: Counterespionage Pushed to Step Up

(Indianapolis) Gay councilman's wedding ceremony brings local leaders together

Bill would boost renewables to 25 percent by 2025, has no chance in hell of passing

Krugman gets it : it's "A War on the Poor"

Benevolent Protector: Vattenfall Overpowers Coal Critics

Taking Stock: Why Bankers Still Aren't Chastened

Marcellus Shale fracking wells use 5 million gallons of water apiece {image warning}

Shutdown Was a Bigger Deal Than Botched Website

Hagel blasts states on same-sex benefits policy

Citizens of the world, unite! You have nothing to lose but your data

Wal-Mart to Widows Will Feel U.S. Food Stamp Cuts

Tymoshenko Release: Ukraine's Geopolitical Future Hangs on Deal

The colors here are particularly spectacular this morning.

Kunduz Trial: New Scrutiny for Deadly Afghanistan Attack

Republicans are their own worst enemy on Obamacare. Here’s proof.

Grayson's "Die quickly" repub health care solution

NSA Whistleblower: Snowden Open to Testifying in Germany

The U.S. Needs a Constitutional Right to Vote

republican compassion: Millions on food stamps facing benefits cuts

Those Who Want To Take Away Our Safety Nets Don't Want You To See This

The so called story that is spreading like wildfire.. only 6 signed up for Obamacare in the 1st 24

Unreported Milestone: "1 million veterans injured from the fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan."

Der Spiegel english Snowden and Germany latest info

Iranian Hard-Liners Plan 'Grand Day Of Death To America'

Great editorial in LA Times about filibuster

Slate - "The Chart That Could Save Obamacare" - Or, Death Panels II

#Rand Paul has to cancel speech

Prez and the Trick-O'-Treaters

Gov Martin O'Malley speaking to NH Democratic Party this month

What Our Country Has Done for Us: The high hopes of JFK’s day have mostly been dashed

article: PA. GOP Leaders Ignore Poll Showing Plurality of Repubs Don't Want Corbett on the ballot

Enough is Enough

New Yorker - "Obamacare’s Three Per Cent" Or, Catastrophic Health Plans...

Papantonio: The Tea Party Doesn’t Understand Capitalism

Pittsburgh Gazette - "Debunking those Obamacare horror stories"

Activists Hope Coloring Books Highlight Russia's War on LGBT Citizens

David Gregory on MSNBC: Government has never accomplished something as big as ACA

At hearing on security clearances, senators learn that police records can go unchecked

Talk about armed revolt on Facebook, get an FBI visit within 24 hours?

Today started poorly at work with a heated discussion about striking children...

JPMorgan discloses wider probes of hiring, currency trading

A Hateful Cult

McDonald's New Zealand union activist sacked for telling Parliament about missing meal breaks!

Bill Maher Minimum Wage "New Rules"

National groups send a prayer to the Supreme Court

Shameful! Yes, Some New Jersey Students Have To Go To Schools That Look Like This

Citigroup faces multiple probes over currency trades

House Passes Deregulation Bill Written by Citigroup

WISN 12 News obtains DNR's records related to fawn takedown

Rachel Maddow - TX clinics to close on appeals court ruling

Oklahoma gay couple marry under Native American law

60 Minutes Benghazi Report Takes A Huge Credibility Hit

Everything You Want to Know About Obamacare = 2 videos

TV Ratings: CNN Sinks to Year Low After Sebelius Hearing

Weekly update on Obamacare sign ups Week 4 = 900,000 plus & 330,000 requests for subsidies.

Running for Congress Isn’t a Family Business

The Rude Pundit - Family Research Council: Obamacare Website Problems Are God's Answer to Prayers

Frank Zappa's call to TAX THE CHURCHES

Dear DU men, this poll is for you

The Eye Opening Study Every American Needs To See

Police: 'Superman' punched after angering driver

Capt. Kirk Takes Command Of Hot New Ship – Really! USS Zumwalt Sails

Noam Chomsky slams Canada's shale gas energy plans

Wisconsin: Scott Walker: “God was sending me a clear message ..."

Brazilian Social Worker working to take back slums from drug lords, finds husband's head


IRS " We are getting 80,000 ACA application hits a day"

CNO to Hill: Reprogram By January Or Programs ‘Paralyzed’ (or Still Bitching About 5% Budget Cut)

Rep. Sinicki resigns from WI Common Core committee citing John Birch Society influence

School shut due to overwhelming smell of Axe body spray

Sebelius is such a class act.

US surveillance has gone too far, John Kerry admits

Rachel Maddow - McConnell on front lines of GOP civil war

Nov. 1, 2013 4:35 AM ... Blip

FCC Ignoring Media Giants Buying Up Local News Stations - Josh Stearns Discusses

medically discharged with disability ratings of 20 percent or less?

Now That's A Sale

According to Jansing and Co today the House released their 2014 calendar

Google's New Android Operating System, Phones Most Intrusive Ever


Really, a $32,000.00 premium under ACA?

Man, 80, fights bear, falls off cliff – and survives

Ever-shifting rationales for an unchanging policy

47M Americans hit by food stamp cuts starting today

Residents Weigh Post-Sandy Buyouts

Chocolate covered potato chips

Text of Snowden letter released by German lawmaker

NSA Head, British Prime Minister Threaten Press Over Snowden Reporting

Obama considered replacing Biden with Hillary Clinton, says new book

Pic Of The Moment: Friday Roundup: Six Stories From Wingnut Land You Might Have Missed This Week

Favorite song about a video game?

Home ownership is causing unemployment??? What a crock....

Rafael Cruz's call to send Obama back to Kenya "taken out of context"

Man arrested for overdue library book

The Seditious Koch Bender: Why 54,000 People Are Calling for Arrests Over GOP Shutdown

True Facts About The CuttleFish

U.S. appeals court backs employer in 'contraception mandate' case

Full Text of Edward Snowden's Oct. 31, 2013 letter, given to German Hans-Christian Stroebele to undergo titanic surgery

Drone strike kills four in Pakistan's North Waziristan

Executive Order -- Preparing the United States for the Impacts of Climate Change (November 01, 2013)

A question about that WalMart health insurance for under $40 per month...

Book says Governor Christie's past is full of landmines

The married Kama Sutra (depressingly SFW)

WTF? Texas homeowner kills 2 who asked about roosters

Hells Angels lawsuit accuses Dillard's of trademark infringement

Va. Supreme Court overturns verdict in wrongful death suit against Virginia Tech

Please Back Bernie: No Grand Betrayal!

Obama's Insider Threat Program Turns "Colleagues Against Each Other"

GOP "Extemist" Movement prompts NC candidate to switch to Dem

Dias de los Muertos: Starving will Add to the Memory

Dias de los Muertos: Starving will Add to the Memory

Obama's dog photobombs Jay Carney

Something crazy is going down at LAX. People running everywhere.

"Apocalyptic" Fukushima Fuel Rod Removal Begins Nov. 8; TEPCO Subcontracts Yakuza gangsters

Secret Trade Agenda Threatens Shift Toward Sustainable Food System

Israel bombs Gaza tunnel; 4 Hamas militants killed

Romney made a FAT joke about Governor Christie according to new book

So glad you weren't afraid to try it.... !

TSA employee killed at LAX

Obamacare in NJ: many existing plans cancelled, replaced by higher rates & deductables

I suppose this pic has been taken out of context as well

US surveillance went too far, admits John Kerry

Lazarus, a comic book you might like to read.

50 Ducks walk into a CVS

U.S. drone kills Pakistani Taliban leader: sources

GM to Ford Lead U.S. Sales Gains on Post-Shutdown Rebound

On February 27, 2013, I made this prediction about the Red Sox...

Breaking News: Shooting at LAX by someone who gets through security with

Now that Halloween is over, let me be the first to say...

WTI Crude Falls Below $95 First Time Since June on Supply

LAX shooting: TSA employee shot at Terminal 3

Rob Ford's lawyer: Mayor might not have been smoking 'crack’ in video

Have any of you seen Ricky Gervais' "Derek"?

US Manufacturing Expands At Best Pace In 2½ Years

Why are Republicans so upset about this guy?

All the media blabber has me convinced that Ted Cruz is the leader of the GOP. How did

Poll: More Americans Want To Keep Or Expand Obamacare Than Repeal It

Here’s how GOP Obamacare hypocrisy backfires

"...malevolent and dangerous..."

What's for Dinner, Friday, Nov. 1

HELP!!! I'm going to be buying a new flat-screen TV (my first TV in DECADES!!!)

As Cuts to Food Stamps Take Effect, More Trims to Benefits Are Expected


In TV interview, E.W. Jackson denies making controversial comments on gays, military

Conservative groups driving GOP agenda

Coulter: Hillary Clinton behind Rafael Cruz’ call for Obama to go ‘back to Kenya’

Man arrested after allegedly bringing chain saw to bar fight

"WTF?" story of the day, preacher claims Halloween began on Noah's Ark.

Is there a DU Steam group?

Don’t Believe The Hype About “Rate Shock”

Food stamp cuts take effect for about 1.8 million Ohioans-Must Read Comments

Elephant society 'still disrupted decades after cull'

Talk Nation Radio: Margaret Flowers: Web Failures Just a Sympton of ObamaCare's Illness

Poll: Growing Number of Republicans Dislike GOP

Feds approve $1.6 billion loan to build new Tappan Zee Bridge

This is stuck in my mind.

Hey All!

"The Filibuster Fight is Back" or Lucy pulls the ball out once again. Poor Charlie Brown (Reid).

GCHQ and European spy agencies worked together on mass surveillance

John Birch ties to Common Core getting much needed exposure

GOP Congressional Candidate Switches Parties, Saying Hate Has No Home in Representation

Man pepper-sprays woman, steals her monkey

Feinstein Releases Fake NSA Reform Bill, Actually Tries To Legalize Illegal NSA Bulk Data Collection

BLOG TALK RADIO: Panel Discussion: "Superiority of Dirty Hippie Policies"

Would you let your adult child or parents live with you?

Buzz kill.

November 1st: National Day of...LOL

Mexico says it will waive most of $487 million debt owed by Cuba

Sandusky asks Pa. high court to take his case

Republicans: The Yappy Purse-Dog Party

President Obama Urges Hawaii to Pass Marriage Equality

What to expect from hospice?

I Did Not Cut My Baby's Umbilical Cord for Six Days So We Could Have a Natural "Lotus Birth" Just

Is Wisconsin really a 'tax hell' anymore?

Stephen Colbert is great at pointing out illogical conservative arguments....

Pakistan Taliban say chief Mehsud killed in drone strike

Drone Victims Tell Empty US House Their Story; Is America Listening?

President Obama Blasts Republicans for Wasteful Gov't Shutdown

Universal healthcare for all!!!

Mine company 'can work with' law to close less Wisconsin forest land

Patent war goes nuclear: Microsoft, Apple-owned “Rockstar” sues Google

I wish people wouldn't be so rude to those who lose out under the ACA.

US and British military personnel stranded in Siberia after surveillance plane grounded.

Ski Slopes Split on Marijuana Use

Oracle shareholders vote against Ellison's compensation package (again)

We are an upper middle class family and the ACA has saved me money and time

Small Businesses Plan to Add Health Coverage For First Time in a Decade

Feeling masochistic today, I guess. Watching Bill Moyers' "Buying the War" from 2007.

Abandoned Foal Gets the Most Unusual Adoptive Mother

Houston Homeless Man Lay Dead For A Day As Passersby Took Pictures Of Him, Did Nothing To Help

Should there be more marijuana genome projects?

Bill Moyers: Yves Smith and Dean Baker on Secrets in Trade (TPP)

OK, I think hell just froze over

Heads up! Bill Moyers this week will have Yves Smith and Dean Baker on the TPP

The Fed's Last Troublemaker

Kerry: Some of NSA's Actions 'reached Too Far'

How long before the NRA insists

Jerk or genius? Debate over Banksy's month of art

Is A TSA Employee Considered A Good Guy With A Gun?

NSA spying may have gone too far: Kerry

HOA to pay $65k after banning ambulance

Is "liberal washing" at the heart of discord in the Dem party?

Last week we were in MA - colors were beautiful! This morning, off my back deck, in Raleigh...

WOW: A Real-Time Map of Births and Deaths - The Atlantic

Disarming the College Degree Race

Bt Brinjal: Monsanto will face bio-piracy case

‘Major’ Fireball Spotted In Pacific Northwest, More Than 200 Sightings Reported

Just wanted to let people know...

Thom Hartmann: Stop the Cruelest Cuts!

On Nov 1, 1909, EM Forster's amazingly prescient scifi story "The Machine Stops" was published

House Passes Deregulation Bill Written by Citigroup

What are you listening to and why?

Conversation with checker at Kroger yesterday

Columbia, SC Police Chief: DrugWar WrongThink Creates Reasonable Suspicion To "Find You"

Thought DU would like to see a friend's experience w/ ACA website

My final thought on the mascot of Washington's NFL team:

Cmon Democrats, use the "Nuclear Option"

The people with cheap plans that have to buy more

Problem: Porn, Solution: Bible?

Ooops, 60 Minute's Benghazi Source Is A Liar.

Ted Cruz's Dad: I'd Like to See Obama Go 'Back to Kenya'

Why You Shouldn’t Read ‘Double Down,’ The New Campaign Book Everyone Is Talking About

AP Exclusive: Top cop is US go-to man in Honduras for war on drugs, denies death squad charge

AP Exclusive: Top cop is US go-to man in Honduras for war on drugs, denies death squad charge

TSA is useless, except for keeping people scared.

Nothing to see here. LAX shooter just an anti-government psycho.

Carney: President Was Not Aware

"Does this mean you lost?" Steve Rattner gleefully shredded Joe Scar today! Hee hee!

Daylight Saving Time Is Terrible: Here's a Simple Plan to Fix It (DST ends Sun, Nov 3)

If only the media was as outraged over American healthcare prior to the ACA, as they are now.

Super-soldiers are About to Arrive Soon

Why I love Michio Kaku

Great Advice!

Mayor of Kauai rejects new pesticide control bill (RE: GMO, Big Agra)

The national anthem.

Should I Buy A Hen Or A Tom Turkey?

Police Chief in LAX shooting needs to be educated by gun experts.

How prosecutors seize the assets of the innocent

Holy sh!t! "One Nation Under the Gun".

NC Republican switches party affiliation: ‘I guess being American just isn’t good enough'

This Blows: Obamacare Birth Control Mandate Struck Down By Appeals Court Over Religious Freedom

NSA spied on the future Pope Francis before and during the Vatican conclave'

What's the price of your gasoline? It hit $2.86 here today.

Science Friday today: Chris Hadfield’s Lessons From Life in Orbit

Apparently Fox"News" no longer covers mass shootings. But hey everybody! Did you know that ...

FCC Proposes Eliminating Sports Blackout Rule.

Death by Chocolate

senate comity, the filibuster, and star trek: a taste of armageddon

Real Time with Bill Maher tonight

For those times when a tinfoil hat just isn't enough

re: CONTRACEPTION. A law of general applicability is not a free exercise infringement

Someone is dead, others wounded at LAX. Freepers whine about "gun grabbers"; some blame Obama

Yellowstone County treasurer's email sparks controversy

White House rejects criticism of Obama over NSA surveillance as rift deepens

What's that, Dez?

Cute, from OFA:

Another Friday Afternoon Challenge to pique your interest! Today: “Subway Series!”

I wonder how much the sentences for spousal homicide vary

Condolences to Thom and Louise Hartmann, on the passing of their kitty Higgins.

Zelaya's wife to seek IMF deal if elected in Honduras - running mate

Michele Bachmann has a rare moment of clarity

Beautiful picture from NEED to see this

Anyone have any experience with the new Smart911 service.

Seriously? THIS Is Who Ken Cuccinelli Is Campaigning With to Conclude His Campaign?!?

Obama taps Oracle, Red Hat to help with

Freepwads think Obama is behind the LAX shootings

Native American commentary regarding Marriage Equality & some "Christian" leaders

A Shout Out To Thom Hartman And Sen.Bernie Sanders About Social Security.....

German official releases Snowden letter asking for help

Laugh out loud multi choice citizenship test...question 51

The George Clooney Batman costume movie explained

Consumer Reports destroys 'rate shock' horror story

Ed is smacking the crap out of Hannity and Fox

Orcas circle ferry carrying Native artifacts in Puget Sound

I just realized this morning, when Twilight meows, I go

Today's (Nov 1) "The Other Coast" is excellent

GOP Rep. Michele Bachmann: ‘God, I’m a Loser’

Ooops, 60 Minute's Benghazi Source Is A Liar.

What are you really afraid of?

Poll: More Americans Want To Keep Or Expand Obamacare Than Repeal It (updated)

I love you guys

Bill de Blasio vows to make Mayor Bloomberg's big soda ban a reality

Foster mom retires after taking in 150 kids

Obama just keeps stepping forward

An impoortant question about misogny

How do you feel about GOP politicians switching parties to Democrat?

Charlie Crist files to run for Florida governor as Democrat

I was thinking of maybe a "New Rule" ( like Bill Maher)

Ex-GOP Fla. Gov. Crist to run for job as Democrat

Today is yet another milestone in Heartless Motherfuckerism.

Computer Program Reconstructed Dinosaur Locomotion

trolls from the cave.

Judge clears way for domestic horse slaughter

Unwanted, Not Unlucky: Boston’s Black Cat Rescue

Bernalillo County man dies from the plague

Slate Magazine and The Center For Cartoon Studies Present the 12 Panel Pitch

TPM: Everything That's Happened Since Supreme Court Ruled on Voting Rights Act

Conservative western Mexican state of Jalisco approves gay civil unions

Conservative western Mexican state of Jalisco approves gay civil unions

How do they rewrite history so easily???

Last Night on a Spooky Planet

I keep hearing, "they're not a problem, killer clowns do more damage!"

Any one else have those pur water filters that's supposed to clip onto the faucet adapter

Yankees resign Derek Jeter: 1 year, $12 million

fundie pastor's halloween non kjv bible burning and bbq turns into........

Are there any ACA experts out there who care to shoot this down?

Just wondering if it would be possible...

Sweet dreams

Airports, Schools, Colleges, Cinemas, Malls

Do-Gooder Replaces Woman's Stolen Bike — But There's a Catch

Checkout the site to see if it is working in your county.

norman rockwell suffered depression while painting an idealized world.

Has anyone started their holiday shopping?

Auburn (NY) native Amy Dacey named CEO of the Democratic National Committee

Took well over an hour.

Huge Bosnia mass grave excavated at Tomasica.

DUers are you watching Rev Al - did you see what those cops did to that kid

Construction fence collapse in Midtown injures 3

(X-post from GD) Auburn (NY) native Amy Dacey named CEO of the Democratic National Committee

Any Redbox Instant subscribers?

I was thinking …

GCHQ and European spy agencies worked together on mass surveillance

They had a helicopter hovering over the New Jersey childhood home of the

The everyday nightmare of low-wage workers - NC Nov 5th voting guide from AFL-CIO

Does Ted Cruz have a "Reverend Wright" problem with his father?

The economic system that can end poverty! WE ALL OWN THE EARTH!

"Poll: Growing Number of Republicans Dislike GOP"

McAuliffe trounces Cuccinelli in late donations in Virginia governor’s race

Just to be clear I have no problem with hunting for food

New York's de Blasio would drop stop-and-frisk appeal: source

What does it really MEAN when people label themselves as political "moderates"?

I hope as many East Coast Du'ers as can go to Virginia this weekend.

How Long Does It Take To Open An Airport After A Shooting?

I'm pretty sure it gives some homophobes road rage when they drive by it...

Three great sections on education on Melissa Harris-Perry

How often do you eat at McDonalds?

‘I’m going to put back on my Darth Vader mask’: Dick Cheney jokes during Toronto speech

The republican mind.

Why the Rich are getting richer and the poor getting poorer!

"Then who exactly does this help?" (abt. the ACA)

UK: Snowden reporter's partner involved in 'espionage' and 'terrorism'

4 Busted in LIRR Skimming Scam

More Sandy Victim Scammers Busted, Authorities Say

New right wing talking points?

Obama tells Iraqi leader that U.S. wants 'inclusive' Iraq

Weekend Economists Celebrate El Dia de los Muertos November 1-3, 2013


Florida attorney may be disbarred due to foreclosure "tsunami"

Arizona sheriff to fight ruling appointing race-profiling monitor

Saying you like your fraud insurance plan at $69 per month

New "DU Group Launched" ...could use some support..good stuff, for VISIT!

New York's de Blasio would drop stop-and-frisk appeal: source

More blood on the hands of Beck, Hannity, Limbaugh and the NRA

"Have you ever been at a potluck dinner & somebody brought a vegetarian chili

Kermit's thoughts on New York:

Drone kills Taliban chief Hakimullah Mehsud; Pakistan accuses U.S. of derailing peace talks

8-year-old threatened with expulsion for drawings

The Cellblocks’

This is what we will lose if the bees disappear

Mangano, Suozzi Take Last Shots in Final Days of Nassau Exec Race

The Cellblocks'

How often do you think you are better than others?