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Archives: November 30, 2013

Let's share happy quotes by Søren Kierkegaard!

There’s A Website Called Black Friday Death Count And It Is Exactly What You Think It Is

What's everyone drinking tonight??

Colorado's Department of Agriculture is leading the way...

Buy Nothing Day

A 90 year-old WW2 vet moved me to tears yesterday, and I'm so glad he did!

No Line in Front of Best Buy in Affluent DC Suburb

Because it's Black Friday, but mostly just because I feel like it . . .

Ndamukong Suh fined by NFL for throat slashing gesture

RFK, Jr. on JFK and the Vietnam War

Fireballs converge on Earth

Richard Wolff & Thom Hartmann: Maximum pay for the rich?

Canada-U.S. 'Beyond the Border' project beset by delays

Ison lives

Get the lead out.

Are the retailers to blame for the black Friday violence?

THE Ohio State can breathe a sigh of relief. Fresno State lost.

Chaos breaks out Walmart Black Friday.

For 20 Years the Nuclear Launch Code at US Minuteman Silos Was 00000000

According to Vaclav Smil, Bill Gates thinks innovation and manufacturing go hand in hand. Wired Mag

Where is whoisalhedges?? opinion: The health care reality conservatives ignore

Just for fun.

I turned on the Oregon/Oregon State game and it triggered an epileptic fit.

"Obamacare’s Secret Success" by Paul Krugman at the NYTimes

Helicopter crashes into Glasgow pub, multiple casualties: BBC

"Is Capitalism in Trouble?"

Sorry, Folks, Rich People Actually Don't 'Create The Jobs'

Here be monsters

This! GOTV 2014

The paws that refreshes

The Thanksgiving Channel: Very Funny

Dandelion Grows Inside Ear Canal Of Girl In China

'at what point are the retailers ... to blame for creating this totally artificial competition'

How McDonald's & Wal-Mart Became Welfare Queens

Rob Ford & brother are launching show "Ford Nation" on Youtube

Lily Myers - "Shrinking Women"

Ohio workers on welfare are focus of Democrat’s bill

The right song for the season: Jackie Deshannon - what the world needs now

Government Chemist Tampered With 40,000 Cases, Locking Countless Innocent Americans in Prison

Black Friday 2013: Walmart Kicked Me Out For THIS video

Royal Canadian Mounted Police Officer Says He Has The RIGHT To Use Medical Marijuana While On Duty

The wonderful "Lady Eve" is playing on TCM right now...

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF! Back in Black (Friday) & a new Kitteh &

Border refusal for depressed paraplegic shows Canada-U.S. security co-operation has gone too far: Wa

NBA fines Nets’ Jason Kidd for intentionally spilling soda on court

A caller who builds websites called in to Smerconish show listen what he is predicting on the ACA

Don't Bet Against Me

Lady Stardust...

How the Republican Tempest Over the Affordable Care Act Diverts Attention from Three Large Truths

Help needed in RI

American logic 101.

"Who will save the South? Not the Koch brothers"

Black Friday Death Count

Lawrence, Stephanie Miller, David Corn, Josh Barro on Socialism


I thought Skyfall was supposed to be a good Bond film?

This politically-clueless friend sent me this wingnut chain letter/"joke"

I spent the whole day helping a friend clean out her Aunt's house.

Cell phones are like old time walkie-talkies...

Cthulhu?!? NOOOOOOOO!

How do they make Hot Dogs where you live?

Airlines Urged by U.S. to Give Notice to China

Good stuff - Minor Swing (Django Reinhardt) - Gypsy jazz manouche guitar

Paying for high deductables, low benefits, and huge copays is not "insurance".

What do you do when a Moderator is using her/his position to enforce his/her beliefs?

Honduran leftist presidential candidate to unveil 'fraud'

13 Walmart protesters arrested in Balch Springs

North Korea says California man, 85, has 'admitted his crimes' (Breaking Reuters on Twiter)

Been to the library lately?

Linux mint 16 final release is here

Obama may be a rare ex-president who stays in Washington

Final release of mint 16 is ready for download

Abandoned, but beautiful

Pentagon can't account for 8.5trillion in the last decade and a half....

This is my dog's new favorite video

Fellow DUers, a little help please.


What I've been doing

Yes, Patriarchy Is Dead; the Feminists Prove It

Ill woman loses Fresno home in questionable mortgage deal

Ellen, I followed your link on Facebook.

Wonder why Housing Market is moving upward? Wall Street is buying up foreclosed properties...

Me on porn.

Tens of thousands protest, over 100 arrested in Black Friday challenge to Wal-Mart

'Hilltop youth' at Jerusalem yeshiva suspected in string of violent attacks (more rock throwing)

Journal retracts genetically modified corn study that found tumor risk in rats

Obama vs Reagan

North Korea says American it detained is a criminal

Is Obama's Photo Policy Propaganda? (The Rubin Report)

At least three feared dead after police helicopter crashes into Glasgow pub

Ukraine police disperse EU-deal protesters

Spirit of time 2

Spirit of time 3

Fight For Living Wages Ends In 26 Black Friday Arrests in St Paul, MN. ( great video, 1000 protest)

What An Amazing Dam. Wait… What’s That? Are Those…? No Way!

‘They’re blackmailing us’: Online retailer bills Utah couple $3,500 for negative review

Secretive Corporate Deal Could Establish Special Closed Door Courts for Big Business

First Sunset at cottage taken with my camera, help of friend to post!

even in Clovis (Fresno) CA, Brave protesters at Walmart on Black Friday

Honduras' presidential election demands an investigation

What is so attractive about console gaming?

Saab to restart 9-3 sedan production two years after bankruptcy

More U.S. companies opening high-tech factories in Mexico

What I've been doing - thanks NYC_SKP

Living 'down under' in Cappadocia, Turkey (youtube)

Roll Tide

Black Friday 2013 Mobs, Fights, and Stampedes Compilation

Welcome Pilgrims

Scandal Widens Over Contracts for Navy Work

Major Crimes Season Finale

Cayman Islands and Costa Rica agree to share bank account details with US

If I lived in Iran, one word would keep me up at night: Libya

First Israeli Film Festival on Palestinian 'Nakba'....

Sunset at zero degrees

"Oh, the engineers would see him sitting in the shade"

'Devil cat' hospitalises english villagers in attacking spree

Find something to be happy about today ( Sat, 30th 2013)

Petra - Oasis in the Desert - Water Engineering skills of the ancients

With Glut of Lonely Men, China Has an Approved Outlet for Unrequited Lust

Seattle man who wore clothes with holes, clipped coupons leaves $188M to institutions

Up all night to get turkey

B-52 crew help lost Cessna pilot get to safety.

China scrambles jets after U.S. and Japan enter air zone

I thought the cat eyeliner was already back (60 Iconic Women Who Prove Style Peaked In The ’60s)

Group wants to give Massachusetts voters a chance to legalize pot

"The Near Future of Iraq is Dark"

Black Friday protests across the U.S. demand improved conditions from Walmart

Badger cull called off in Gloucestershire.

I'm not going to be able to do Saturdays and Sundays anymore.

TCM Schedule for Saturday, November 30, 2013 -- The Essentials: Vera Miles

U.S. Said Making Daily Flights Into China’s Air Zone

Education Department To Renew Sallie Mae Contract, Despite Allegations Of Wrongdoing

Corporations Should Pay a Living Wage or Face the Death Penalty

Corporate Elites Are Witnessing a Growing Wave of Resistance to the ‘Walmartization’ of Our Economy

Wall Street Taught Me How to Cheat


Particle Collider and dangers of man-made Black Holes

American Indians & White Supremacist Thought

shrunken head? ripley's NY to shoppers: believe it.

Worst Black Friday gift idea ever!

Remind me again why Jeb Bush is considered the “smart” Bush?

Senators blast Wal-Mart “trampling” workers’ rights as dozens of activists are arrested on Black Fri

What The Pentagon Means When It Says The U.S. Military Is 'Ready'

Speeches from the launch of “Unintimidated: Wisconsin Sings Truth to Power”

First Data employees given choice to stay or go under plan

Billions from Beijing: Africans Divided over Chinese Presence (Part 1 of 3)

A Giant Awakens: Inside Africa's Economic Boom

Summit Flop: EU Needs New Russia Policy after Ukraine Debacle

From Apple to Amazon: The New Monuments to Digital Domination

Starfleet and the Holy Grail

At 800AM Eastern Standard time comes back online with new updates

Our Crap, Our Shame and Maybe, One Day, An American Spring

Emily Lakdawalla's Blog has compendium of Comet ISON info, links.

Is Capitalism in Trouble?

The Economic Case for Ignoring Black Friday

No Line in Front of Best Buy in Affluent DC Suburb

War Eagle !

I am Spartacus!

Block the US-Afghan Security Agreement!

Earthquakes shake Texas town on Thanksgiving, and fracking might be to blame

Double Standards for US War Crimes

Climate change: No longer electoral kryptonite!

Anyone participate in a walmart protest yesterday?



Vintage Chicago Crime Photos:

Health care, unions: life and death...

Obamas May Stay In D.C. After Leaving White House

Kanye West: Obama Has Trouble Because He Isn't As Well Connected As Jews

Military Commissions Stuck on Torture

Labor As Seen from Down Under: Fair Wages and Decent Benefits Profit Everyone

Courageous Boeing Workers Say No to Corporate Extortion

Khader Adnan detained during Palestinian Authority political arrest raid

'High' hypocrisy on Capitol Hill: Congressional leaders ignore calls for Radel's resignation

The Future of Art...

Protective measures are a 'death sentence' for rare dolphin say campaigners

Techies vs. NSA: Encryption arms race escalates will meet deadline for fixes, White House officials say

Good morning !

Black Friday shopping in US marred by violence

I Feel Bitchy, O So Bitchy: Part Two of The Posts about Women's Intrasex Aggression:

Noam Chomsky: Modern universities designed to ‘deprive you of your freedom’

The new hipsters among Israel's Palestinian citizens: Dancing through the culture clash

WWI 'sacred soil' ceremony takes place in London.

Vermont Leaders announce initiatives to 'Change The Story' on Economic Lives of young Women

North Korea Accuses Captive U.S. Veteran of War Crimes

US offers to destroy Syrian chemical weapons

Palestinians rally in Gaza against Israel's Prawer Plan

U.S. Said Making Daily Flights Into China’s Air Zone

Cheap DVD players.....Reduced-price TVs......Glocks ........ Black Friday in Amurka

Obama updating security strategy

Toon: The Radical Pope

THE NEW AMERICA: 3 Million Overlords, 300 Million Serfs

Speed Traders Meet Nightmare on Elm Street With Nanex

The weird world of Rightwing 'art'

Why We Should Hear More About Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair And Less About Paula Broadwell

Seven Democratic lawmakers on Friday issued a statement of support for those picketing Wal-Mart

Interesting point that Jon Steward made concerning Hobby Lobby, China, and abortion

Should an atheist say grace?


Gamers Collect 37,500 Pounds Of Food For Homeless Shelter, Local News Ignores Them (VIDEO)

FDIC seeks $11.9M from former director of failed (VA) bank

A friendly reminder...

How Many Unnamed Officials Does It Take to Deny Civilian Deaths?

Struggles of Younger US Workers Ripple Through Economy

Wife just told a Republican to get a fast internet connection so he could educate his dumb ass...

State does religion no favors

Weekend Economists Thanksgiving Leftovers 2013

Revealed: How British Empire’s dirty secrets went up in smoke in the colonies

Van struck by car traveling more than 125 mph; 2 dead

Ten best stories of the year

How To Use The Pope’s Agenda To Make The World More Equal

As New York’s Billionaires Got Richer, Its Hunger Problem Got Worse

Conservative activist: Pope Francis exposed the ‘Marxist problem’ inside the Catholic Church

Howse This For A Jobs Program?

Howse This For A Jobs Program? (xpost from Economy)

What are you reading the week of December 1, 2013?

I hate the new yahoo mail. I am looking to change. Other than gmail, what are a couple

Forget “Double Down.” Here’s the real story of the 2012 election

N.C. OKs higher rates to keep Blue Cross policies

The 1% are the very best destroyers of wealth the world has ever seen

Black Friday incidents compilation website

McConnell: Senate Conservatives Fund Gives Conservatism 'A Bad Name'


I am in need of some advice. ..

Can we listen to Christmas music now? Huh? Can we?

Disillusionment Grows Among Syrian Opposition as Fighting Drags On

Has the total net effect of i-tech (internet, etc.) been unifying or dis-unifying?


Take this quiz on American Politics and History!

Egypt panel begins vote on draft constitution

Iron Bowl

"J.D. Salinger was an underestimated asshole" (Do a mash-up of any 3 current Lounge thread titles)

Old Aircraft Carrier Sold For A Penny

How to talk to Presbyterians.

GOP on Iran: "Hey Kerry..."

Montana appeals former teacher's one-month sentence for rape of teen

The chalice that helped make possible the Iran nuclear deal

It is looking grim for Comet ISON - naked eye views not likely - two good info sources

What older people do when they think no one is watching.

Oliver Stone – “I feel like a dissident against the American Empire”

TCM Schedule for Monday December 2 - TCM Spotlight: The Story of Film

One person shot dead in Thai political protests

PTSD. An article rejected by "American Psychologist"

24 Continuous Hours of Happiness!! YEEEHAAAA!!

Police helicopter crashes into packed Glasgow pub, killing at least 8

Shop second hand and you will get higher quality items that cost less and

What happened to "Terms of Service" alerts?

Marijuana's risk to drivers debated

Meet the Woman Who Waged an Artistic War Against Her Street Harassers

Syrian chemical arms 'to be destroyed on US Navy ship'


I just figured out why I couldn't find SCE's Sunday thread.

NYT: Rooting for Failure

Is Merrill Newman a hero all over again?

From Sam Carana: Three kinds of warming

A short history of lone nuts shooting US presidents.

In case you are shopping online...

Toon: Is this Obama's Katrina or is it ours?

Top Ten News Stories 11.30.2013

"Where's HE get off being Pope?" . . . Please come CAPTION Rush Limbaugh!!!!

Colbert King: Obamacare — A Question Of Morality

Russell Brand takes on Rupert Murdoch

Toon: Congressional first reponders...

Barrack Obama Tweet

Judge: Sheriffs Can’t Sue Colorado Over Gun Laws

Toon: Leave room for the Pope!

Big Nebraska Cornhusker donors calling for Pelini's firing.

The Greatest Danger to Israel is the Stupidity of Its Leaders

LIVE RADIO NOW: Will Women Revolt In 2014? Call or Listen Now

Toon: Any campaign contributions, I mean "coupons", today?

Georgia, Jurors, and the Old Ball and Chain

Thanks for the Comet ISON avatar!

Debris contaminated with radioactivity being burned all over Japan

Saturday, November 30th. The Weekend Edition of William Shakespeare's Thought For The Day.

Dumping Day in Nova Scotia this weekend

A holiday lesson: One young N.J. athlete's devotion to his sick mother

Fox & Friends "Holiday" party?

Illinois Public Pension Legislation - News Articles' Comments Need Some "DU Love"

‘US freed top Iranian scientist as part of secret talks ahead of Geneva deal’

Billionaire to raise pressure on Keystone

A Day For Small Businesses To Stand Out In The Crowd

"Wendell Berry on His Hopes for Humanity"/Video

The Green Friday Manifesto

Just the President chilling with protestors.

Have you heard of this place in the Arab world where everyone loves Americans?

One is a mean spirited bastard who likes to ruin the hopes and dreams of people. The other is...

Yelling "fire" in a theatre... giving away money at a mall...

'Bout lost my 'scout cookies' over this article....

The answer I was given to this question blew my mind

What's the French word for "moron?"

Science Textbooks Across the Country Will Teach Real Science Because of A Decision In Texas

Gas prices are down...

Excuse a naive question from a Mac user

Did you use any vintage items for Thanksgiving?

Tea Party Leader on ENDA: 'We Must Fight With All We Have'

Why Are Private-School Teachers Paid Less Than Public-School Teachers?

Longest covered bridge in Asia is destroyed after massive fire

Cardinal Dolan Blames Bad Marketing for Church Seeming Antigay (UNFUCKING BELEVIEABLE!)

Sriracha hot sauce factory in Irwindale raises banner: ‘No Tear Gas Made Here’

Cardinal Dolan Blames Bad Marketing for Church Seeming Antigay

Cardinal Dolan Blames Bad Marketing for Church Seeming Antigay

Cornerstone theology professor and pastor accused as 'peeping tom' at woman's house

TED Talks: Learning from dirty jobs

Illinois Public Pension Legislation - News Articles' Comments Need Some "DU Love"

Great Read!" Why do poor people waste money on Luxury Goods”..

The Environmental Disaster You’ve Never Heard Of

Will Bitcoin Replace the Dollar?

Can anyone tell me if it is illegal to buy prescription drugs from Canada?

Small Business Saturday

Dutch intelligence agency AIVD hacks internet forums

What’s Good for Bill Gates Turns Out To Be Bad For Public Schools

Tell USDA To Protect Baby Tigers, Lions & Other Wild Animals

On “Giving Tuesday” Giving’s Never Been Easier – Or Cheaper for Global Corporations

The photo that changed the face of AIDS

Pope Attacks Same-Sex Marriage In Historic Policy Statement

Brown Friday

The real reason Ted Cruz wants to defund ACA

Nicaraguan committee passes change to remove presidential term limits

Annoying Airplane Passenger Thinks She's The Only One Who Celebrates Thanksgiving (PHOTOS, TWEETS)

Teaching While Black and Blue

Honduran candidate calls for protest, vote recount

Puppeh needs a hug because he haz an ouchie:

Noam Chomsky, a Conspiracy Theorist of the Highest Magnitude

Warning:Police ahead

Forget the Food Industry: Rediscover the Pleasure of Buying, Cooking, and Eating Real Food

Mafia Don Eaten Alive By Pigs In Revenge Murder

doing our part for shop local saturday

There's a Mouse Crisis in Scientific Research

Pleasant surprise

Black Friday Orphans: The Musical

GOP - The Improvements to the ACA Website are Distraction from the Problems of the ACA

A 31-Year-Old Is Tearing Apart the Heritage Foundation

Those who hate Black Friday should "enjoy" this.

Interview with blacklisted comedian, Mort Sahl, 1968 quotes and warnings after JFK's death.

There's something we are missing in the debate over fast food wages.

Sarah Palin’s Miserable Ranting Christmas Book Flops on Black Friday

A neighbor of mine went to Walmart on Black Friday for the $100 TV

Report: US Bullying at TPP Negotiations for Big Pharma Profits

FTC to investigate claims that Big Oil has been blocking access of independent retailers to E15

'Out' gay or bisexual celebrities

Ahhh! Nothing is better than a victory over Michigan!!

Education in New York City: Parents' Message to de Blasio

Prisons,profits, and privatization

Canine squabbling

18 Artists To Check Out Based On The Music You Already Love


Comet Ison dies again.

A Red Sovine Christmas - Billy's Christmas Wish

Televangelist Paul Crouch, founder of TBN, dies at 79

HuffPost: The Scene Inside The Macy's Flagship On Thanksgiving Was Completely Insane

CEOs want you -- to fix the debt

GA Man ‘Stands His Ground’ Kills 72-Year-Old Disoriented Alzheimer’s Patient For No Reason

Small Business Saturday: Much better than Black Friday or Cyber Monday

Lucid Stead: A Transparent Cabin Built of Wood and Mirrors

Major project to upgrade storm protections for Howard Beach, Queens

New Tax Return Shows Karl Rove’s Group Spent Even More On Politics Than It Said

McAuliffe Campaign Manager Warns About Virginia AG Race: "How to steal an election in 3 easy steps"

The blood libel film

These guys are hoping like hell she does....

McConnell: Senate Conservatives Fund Gives Conservatism 'A Bad Name'

Here is an ideal...

Wack job "preacher" claims woman killed had Obama's baby

"Christmas is just another day, as far as I'm concerned." Agree or Disagree

Dr. Mark Thoma: Texas' Other Death Penalty

The President and his Daughters Out Supporting Small Biz Saturday.. Pic Heavy~

Only in Alaska - surfing the bore tide on Thanksgiving day

Traffic agent struck and killed by truck in Manhattan

Yes, We Have a Right to Offend Muslims. And Everyone Else.

Surfing Alaska on Thanksgiving Day

Teen Uses Bar Mitzvah Speech to Call for Marriage Equality

As seen in the Petsmart parking lot...

The Media Is Forced to Admit That The Obamacare Website is Fixed

Irish woman becomes first female bishop in UK and Ireland

Dark chocolate & pomegranate bark, video

Tips on Saving Money Without Having to Taser People at Walmart

Will people pay for made in U.S.A.

Thanksgivukkah.... with help from Mel Brooks

Otherwise Wonderful People Doing Stupid Things

What the hell is wrong with people?

how distant must a cousin be before one can date them

The Icelandic rebels are at it again: taxing banks to write down home mortgages

Want to donate extra food from your restaurant? There's an app for that!

California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Releases Hate Crime Data

Black Friday Traffic Seen Thinning as Stores Open Early

Villanova stuns No. 2 Kansas; holiday tournament roundup

Culture Jamming Walmart

My 14-dimensional reason (opinion) why the ACA website was rolled out when it was....

THE HIDDEN SIDE OF AFGHAN NEGOTIATIONS--For those of us Who were Hopeful!

Is Obamacare a failure?

Mitch McConnell Urges GOP to 'Stand Up to' 'Utter Nonsense' From Tea Party Purists

Our President Rocks Small Business Saturday at a local bookstore

Unfortunately, another Chromebook ? not answered elsewhere.

Privatization and the Affordable Care Act

...Three reasons not to count President Obama out

Dialectical Communitarian Anarchism as Negation of Domination: Review of "The Impossible Community"

Best I-Pad salesman ever

The world is short one Grifter today. Paul Crouch of The Trinity Broadcasting Network has died.

is this for real?... really.... is this for real?

Social Media explained using donuts...

White House reporter trying to down play the fixes of

Thatcher dodged taxes with OFFSHORE holdings

Thanksgiving takes more Black Friday sales

People, about the media and the ACA rollout.

Today is Shop Local Saturday.

Japan Takes Airspace Issue to U.N. Agency