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Archives: February 20, 2013

Hubris: Selling the Iraq War, Part 6

Think about this the next time you walk into WalMart

California energy customers could get $1.6 billion in refunds

Think the Union was to blame for the Hostess bankruptcy??

Ancient impact of a gargantuan asteroid in southern Australia changed the face of the world forever

In the US are the salaries of all public sector employees, including teachers, made public?

Earth From Space

"Where are all the customers? And where’s their money?” asks Wal-Mart exec.

Dale Murphy Once Got A Lame Autograph From Richard Nixon..

Prison and the Poverty Trap

At last, an apology to the Magalene Laundries survivors.

Chime in if you remember how the "press" in this country pushed for war

Picasso’s Masterpieces Made With House Paint

Pregnant 12 year old threatens suit to carry to term despite parents wishes

The New York Times is not having a good week on the environment.

Rachel Maddow Special - Hubris: Selling the Iraq War

America's 'Slave Narratives' should shock us

Whitaker Gets Apology From NY Deli

The Geography of Happiness According to 10 Million Tweets

Frontline on PBS tonight: Raising Adam Lanza

At the Center of a Boom, a Pennsylvania Forest in the Balance

Public Service Announcement — Mano a Mano

Fire burns at Kansas City shopping district

Missouri bill would imprison legislators proposing gun control

You were hated for it. Your life was threatened because of it........and you were right !!!!

Sexism from “the left”: why it has to stop

Report from our wingnut reps' town hall today:

Android help

Moments in songs that give you chills

Egypt brokering talks between Hamas and Israel on humanitarian issues

The Associated Press Top 25 Mens Poll 2/18/2013

Kittens on the beat!

We shouldn't be giving the Republicans any more ideas…


Obama Goes After Black Fathers Again


So how do you respond when an intruder locks himself in your bathroom?

Kerry postpones Israel visit in 1st Middle East trip

Bright New Supernova Shines in Southern Skies

Grooming time…

I No Longer Recognize My Party

Cardinal Mahony takes the Chutzpah (the bad kind) award

>>>>--------> Contest PHOTO Sizes <-------<<<<

Israeli PM names Livni as justice minister

How the Tax Burden has changed (since 1980) -

ESPN Outside The Lines declares Gio Gonzalez Not Guilty

Does anyone know when the prosecution will start cross examining Jodi Arias?

To everybody in the press complaining about Obama golfing with Tiger...

A galaxy being torn apart...

Anyone remember Dr. Bob Arnot reporting from Iraq?

Walker and friends are at it again...

Tomas Young, disabled veteran, tells audience he’ll commit suicide

Tea Party Hero + Star of Ridiculous Campaign Ad Arrested For Shoplifting Beer

Very Good Documentary

Salon: The “original sin” of the Southern political class is cheap, powerless labor


Kudos for Ed for a segment today on HUBRIS - no one else has even acknowledged it.

Today's Google Doodle!

Wisconsin Legislature Introduces Bill that Limits private Unions

Al Franken's Supply Side Jesus.

Mandatory Tuesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Resistance is Futile! & a new Kitty gif

Have any Bushco goons responded to Hubris

Just when you start to bloom, someone always remind you that your not there yet.

Our two Senators, Sen. Inouye and Senator Akaka, voted against the Iraq war resolution.

legal theft...

Can we go over peeling hard boiled eggs again?

Curtain Preparing To Fall On Remnants Of New England Fishing Industry W. May Cutbacks Looming

My sketch up to my wife on how to zombie-proof the house:

Report: Boston's O'Malley being considered for papacy

UK Activists Look To Use Wasted Food

Indiana-Michigan St. (Spoiler)

WV Gov Proposes Ending Credits For Electric Vehicles, Managing To Piss Off Both Greens & Coal Lobby

How much you think fixing the neck of my guitar will cost?

Pure Comedy Gold! Rupert Murdoch Tweets His Opposition To Keystone XL Pipeline!

Gas smelled at 1:00 pm before explosion. Contradicts Car hitting gas main.

"GOP “makeover” hits a snag: Unwillingness to change"

Science Magazine - War On Coal? Uh, No.

McCain Meets the Crazies in the AZ (look on his face is priceless)

Warren Hill granted stay of execution (Georgia)

Pencils Down, Hands Up – BioShock Infinite Has Gone Gold!

Pentagon to Add Thousands of New Cybersecurity Jobs

Thoughts on hubris

21 Shanghai Area Schools Relax Uniform Rules; Clothes Were Made With Carcinogenic Dyes

If I recommend a bad news thread

Columbia professor baffles students with stripping, 9/11 video footage during science class

Former IPCC Head Watson: Time To Start Preparing For Possibility Of 3-5C Global Temperature Rise

"Gingrich Spills the Beans: Republicans Will Oppose Any Obama Immigration Plan"

HBR Blog: We're Running Out of Resources, and It's Going to Be OK

Ed Markey gets to be US Senator after 8 years.


Photo of Gazan funeral procession is top winner of international contest

Wanda Sykes: "When they see me, they don't know which way to hate." ):

City Hall in Montreal raided by the anti-corruption squad this afternoon.

Is it wrong to cry over a kung-fu movie?

If it's Tuesday, it's Republican manufactured crisis day

I Have a Dream.....

The Details of VIX and VXX and Dinner at Morton's

Wow--I think my post count just got set back by 4000

Tea Party Patriots send out mass e-mail with photo of Karl Rove in Nazi Uniform

An MBA: The founder’s recipe for failure

Man Orders World's Most Expensive Starbucks Drink at $47.30

Sad news...

Daniel Tarullo, Fed Board Member, Gives Boost For Bill To Break Up Wall Street Banks

Blind dog rescued from trash pile.

So I'm watching HGTV and . . .

Gun Control - I'm watching

Gonna be a helluva fight for SC in April.

How Coca-Cola and others made Santa fat, red, and bearded

Chris Matthews: GOP Using ‘Cold War CIA Tactics’ to Bring Down U.S. Government

Dead patient in Portland police shooting was unarmed.

China now has more tablets and smartphones than the US

Anybody watching Body of Proof tonight?


TYT: Hilarious GOP 'Thugs and Criminals!' Candidate Arrested

Americans Haven't Spent This Much Of Their Paycheck On Gas In 30 Years

Doesn't it seem like you'd call a bunch of cats in one place a cattle?

Great New Photos Of President Obama By Pete Souza Released

It was like I was on the phone.

DU Dance Party... What you got?

CISPA - The Privacy Killer That Won't Die

If you like wine....great deals on wine...and can receive shipped wine - tomorrow is big!

50 Years Ago: The World in 1963 in 50 Photos of Our Lives (Dial-Up Warning)

Pagan Community Responds to Inflammatory Fox News Comments

Bottle Fraud in Mich. May Face Harsher Penalties.

Oklahomans, Danny Williams has passed away at age 85.

McCain Jeered At Town Hall After Opposing Mass Deportation

Anyone watch Frontline tonight?

Ford to make small engine at Ohio plant

Conservative offers $10K for plan to overtake GOP establishment

This Weekend In North Carolina: Moore's Creek National Battlefield 237th Anniversary Celebration

Self delete.

Place you want to go to before you die? For me it is the Seychelles. I'd love to dive

Md. man with Down syndrome who died in police custody loved law enforcement

Mantone - 2013 Man Color Forecast

crosspost of tnr article about DADT

Anyone else prefer rainy weather over sunny weather?

"There is an endless supply of paint," vandals paint President Obama,

Senate Minority Leader Fooled by Report in Military Version of The Onion

Warning! Nipple Exposure

People dont even realize...

*Women in Law & Supreme Court, Justice Ginsburg, C-SPAN NOW.

Jon Stewart: U.S. May Be ‘F**ked,’ But At Least We Don’t Have Meteors And Horse Meat In Our Burgers

Oklahoma sheriff: ‘Spontaneous human combustion’ killed 65-year-old man

Stir it up !

Peas in a pod

GOP Minnesota legislator preparing to co-sponsor gay marriage bill

Only in Japan: Porn made just for cats

Warning! Cat loose in GD

The hot tub is FULL

Russian Warships Head To Syria In Show Of Power

Latest Weather Alert: The Second Blizzard in Two Decades ...

Watch A Real Person Correct An Elected Official On How Democracy Should Actually Function


As the Pope leaves amidst scandal, I thought this appropriate. Thanks for listening.

The Decanto Poetry Magazine/Anthology has seen fit to publish a poem of mine!

This is pure class from Hugh Laurie.

Spyware warning

Judge weighs claim that Texas Medical Board abuses its power

It never ends!!! Florida Atlantic Football Stadium named after Private Prison Company

Bear was attacked by a dog at the dog park today.

Strange, but this makes me think of Glenn Beck's head

Fresh Step cat cinema

Montana Senate backs bill to repeal unconstitutional anti-gay law

They tried to paint it over, They lost.

I'm being tempted to have some fun on Facebook...

I need clarification regarding report, "Missouri Dems Introduce Legislation to Confiscate Firearms".

Re Hubris: A Timely Message From George Orwell

Down-in-Earth Family at White House

Limbaugh: Media are "dangerous to the republic".

What I learnt from my "Is this hearts thing basically a popularity contest?" thread

My aunt was born in 1919,

Some reporters did a great job on Iraq WMD. The media, however...

City Rebuffed in Bid for Outtakes From Central Park Jogger Film.

North Korea's nuclear development to change the nation into a paradise?

The first DU video ever: has the full "Hubris" documentary online, in case YouTube pulls it

MSNBC and Hubris: Let us be honest about where we really are:

There is a simple solution to the backlog of veteran cases

Paterno truthers harrass journalist Sara Ganim who broke the story

Just as police need crime, dentists need cavities and firemen need fires...

A Train

What's for Dinner ~ Wednesday Feb 20th

Honduras: brother of slain Aguán attorney killed

First pictures of the diamond thieves...

Former Agriculture Minister Eugene Whelan dies at 88

Honduras: Obama Administration Rejects Congressional Request for Investigation of the DEA's Role in

Einstein’s Advice to a Little Girl Who Wants to Be a Scientist

Activists say 4 boats collide near Antarctica in dustup over whaling

I'm so old _____ _ _

This is unrelated to the beef/chicken thread

I propose that Feb 20th should be a national day of soul searching.

B.Bumble and the Stingers

Activists say 4 boats collide near Antarctica in dustup over whaling

Donald Trump threatens $25 million lawsuit over Macy's protest

Do you the thing makes me most furious about the Iraq War? It's a selfish thing...

Supreme Court declines, but execution gets last-minute stay

OC Rampage Shooting Leaves 3 Dead, 3 Injured

message from God

Pistorious bail hearing going on now, and he looks worse and worse:

Administration developing penalties for cybertheft

Iraq gives go-ahead for Iranian pipeline to Syria

5 Things You Need to Know - Oorutaichi

February 20: National Cherry Pie Day

Why Capitalist Predators Think 2013 Will Be the Best Year Ever

When Prostitution Wasn't a Crime: The Fascinating History of Sex Work in America

2014 GA US Senate Race- Republican candidates.

5 Signs Extreme Wealth Deadens the "Empathy" and "Honesty" Parts of the Brain

The Most Ambitious Casino In Atlantic City Is Prepping For Bankruptcy

The Geography of Happiness According to 10 Million Tweets

'Land Grabbing': Foreign Investors Buy Up Third World Farmland

Wingnuts v. Moonbats

Penn Health System to stop hiring smokers

Retired Republican state legislator from PA talks about single payer

Competitive US Senate Races in 2014.

Farm virus 'can infect wild animals'

Balkanization of Afghanistan beckons

2013 NJ and VA Governors Races.

Requiem for Stellan

Positions of the At-Large councilmember candidates

Winston isn't normal.......but funny as shit anyway

Blacked-out History Month

Headline on MSN: North Korean propaganda video shows Obama in flames

In North Carolina’s Government’s Rush to Allow Fracking and Drilling, What is Missing?

Whoa! Wait! What!? Pistorious was passed the gun and it accidentally went off!???

Florida Atlantic Football Stadium Will Be Named For Private Prison Company

DC think tank tells Americans that their broadband is really great

Case of former aide to extremist Texas legislator goes to jury

The pope stole my Maker’s Mark, Mark Morford

Jerry Nachman (Conservative) was the Editor-in-Chief of MSNBC in 2003...

Coupon Karma - The Urban Dictionary

Iran nuke unlikely to start Mideast arms race - U.S. report

WaPo says Gasoline Price Increase Mysterious, Ignores US blockade of Iran Oil!

How do I clean this sifter?

Pistorious might get bail.

KC/St Joe- are you ready?

The Latin American Exception

The average mental age of adults.

Unpaid fines, leaks and spills at volumes beyond worst case scenarios for Enbridge Inc.

Poll: Markey Holds Comfortable Lead Over Lynch In Mass. Dem Primary

Sand Springs, Oklahoma Couple Says They Were Fired To Offset Cost Of Affordable Care Act

Poll: With A Lofty Approval Rating, Christie Trounces Likely Challenger In Guv Race

Oklahoma Attorney General Backs Hobby Lobby On Healthcare Fight

(Max) Cleland Could Win in Georgia

OfficeMax, Office Depot Announce Merger

KRUGMAN: Let’s disconnect that respirator & let Bowles & Simpson spend more time with their families

Chris Matthews: GOP using 'Cold War CIA tactics' to bring down U.S. government

The GOP’s Sequestration Trap

Judge blocks NYC from Ken Burns film footage

Chicken Cacciatore

Roggensack's receives Walmart and Devos campaign contributions not properly disclosed.

McCain Jeered At Town Hall After Opposing Mass Deportation

This Mother Goose & Grimm comic strip came to mind (re: Hubris)

EU executive gets national budget vetting powers

Why the Right is Wrong (And Will Always be Wrong)

Voting Rights Act In The Supreme Court’s Crosshairs

NRA Enemies, Rolling Stone Friends

NPR: "Money Replaces Willpower In Programs Promoting Weight Loss" (aka Obese People Pay More $$$)

Sequestration Watch -- The Wolves at the Door Edition.

House Speaker Orders Legislator Blocked from Speaking -He Wore African Garb for Black History Day

Climate Change Is Drowning Out "Jobs vs. Environment" Debate

Virginia Senate scraps plan to issue new Virginia currency

The all-purpose solution: Guns (cartoon)

How To Become A Pope

Making Mitch McConnell pay

Horsemeat Mystery; Murky Supply Chains & Demand For Low, Low Prices - HOW Could This Happen?

Are there subjects you would rather not serve on a jury about?

Reports: Shale Gas Bubble Looms, Aided by Wall Street

TransCanada: Keystone XL Would Have No Measurable Effect On Global Climate

The coming Rand Paul-Ted Cruz brawl

Congress: End Endless War and Stop Becoming “the Evil That We Deplore”

Gingrich: GOP failing to grasp new demographics

"The Perks of Being a Wallflower". Outstanding!

Republican: Fetus is the largest organ in the body

Seriously Psychedelic Photograph Of Methane Bubbles Migrating Upward In Arctic Ice - NPR

Republican Says Make Nip Slips Illegal

Nutters were after Lumpy at the town hall in AZ.

Drug OD fatalities up for 11th consecutive year; not one was due to marijuana

Undeniable fact: If the 9 mm had not been there, she would not be dead.

Far too many of Ptah's childhood memories involve the words, "MY turn, MFM!!! ... MY turn MFM!!!

Cats. Never feel alone again. Never.

Legolize it!!!!!

Meanwhile... in the jungle, the mighty jungle...

Being responsible for an animal companion was a very steep learning curve for Li'l MFM.

MiddleFingerMom has something a LOT more impressive than 6-pack abs for all the LAY-DEEZZZ!!!

Thom Hartmann: The F-35 Folly: How Our Own Fighter Jets Are Killing Us

Congressman Considers Gabby Giffords A ‘Prop’ For Gun Regulations

Banksters Rip Apart Spanish Health Care

Mafia’s New Defense: Don’t Indict Us, We’d Be Out of Business

Disgraced Los Angeles Cardinal Mahony asked to stay away from Vatican conclave

Guantanamo detainees aren't getting GI Bill benefits (KY Senator loses grip on reality)

Maddow: Citizens and press corps not in step

BBC: Breaking: Prosecutors say they found "two bottles of testosterone and needles"

A 'well regulated militia' has little in common with the arsenals of today

Jesse Jackson Jr., Sandi Jackson expected to plead guilty

Obama Expected To Launch Massive Study Of The Human Brain

Top Democrat: Hillary Clinton Would “Clear The Field” In 2016

National Review Blogger Michael Walsh Calls for Repeal of Women’s Suffrage

s.e. cupp and her husband are totally delusional.

Gun Zealots Make Case for Gun Control

"$16.50/hour would be min wage if it had kept pace with the rest of the economy"

Lawmaker: Army program needs more oversight

Domenici acknowledges having son outside marriage


Walker drops bomb #2, this time on Wisconsin's private sector unions

After lengthy debate, Alabama House passes "abortion-safety bill"

Million-Dollar Ad Campaign Aims For Bipartisan Marriage Equality Message

A Public Health Approach To Regulating Firearms As Consumer Products

States hardest hit by Army cuts

Obama and I have the same hands.

Big waves, poor visibility hamper crane ship's work to salvage USS Guardian

Americans will blame GOP for sequester

Let's say you wake up at night & fear that there are burglars in your house.

Beautiful animated gifs of animals and nature

I've Been Noticing - Nothing Is Getting Better......

The radfem conquest of Sweden

Simpson and Bowes say there are $13 trillion dollars in tax loopholes.

China angrily denies being behind widespread US hacking

The Curse of A-Rod

The GOP Reaps What It Sows, Part The Double Infinity

Kansas City fire chief: Restaurant employee remains missing after gas blast

Revelations About Adam Lanza's Mental Health Still Don't Explain the Violence

Maddowblog - "Reality 1, Boehner 0"

China will introduce carbon tax

Supreme Court to render 5-4 decision that the wealthy just don't have enough free speech

Want a lift? Newtown Students sing "Over the Rainbow" Music Video

The President needs to step back and let Repubs create immigration bill...

David Pakman: Drones Escalate: Aircraft Carriers Launches Will Widen & Complicate Killings

Reality 1, Boehner 0

Hagel confirmation nearly scuttled by 'joke'

I deeply resent companies being allowed to market to kids ...

'Zero Dark Thirty' & Pakistan: Film Upsets Locals Who Dispute Its Plot

UPDATED 3X - NY Daily News Reporter: It Seems I Created ‘Friends Of Hamas’ Hagel Rumor

U.S. Single-Family Home Starts Rise to Four-Year High

Cruz defends style a Democrat likened to McCarthyism

Radical feminism: what it is and why we're afraid of it

David Pakman: Facebook Earns $1 Billion Profit, Pays No Taxes

John Boehner: Sequester Is Product Of Obama's 'Failed Leadership'

Walk on the Wild Side Wednesday!

Panetta notifies Congress of worker furlough if cuts occur

It is way past due that news industry should have standards. Daily News' Dan Friedman, should be

Gawker Writer Creates Faux ‘Friends Of Hamas’ Site In Dig At Breitbart Reporter

Shiite leaders in Pakistan call end to bombing protest after operation against militants

Uggh. He's like a recurring virus.

McCain vainly tries to deflect and counter his republican constituency's assholery

Argentine Government Accuses Union Boss of Obstructing Food Deliveries

laptop screen keeps going dim.

Blumenthal, Udall - Most liberal according to National Journal

W. Va. Bill Would Require 3 Drug Tests For Teenage Drivers

The PowerPoint That Proves It’s Not Obama’s Sequester After All

Finding a Car an Odyssey in Venezuela as Government Policies Create Scarcity

Pic Of The Moment: Fractious John McCain Townhall Shows Why The GOP Is Doomed

FOX News: Woman in Ohio who reportedly voted 6 times is 1 of 19 fraudsters. No info on the other 18?

Sirota: Warren not interested in ‘Hillary Clinton model’ of sitting down and shutting up \

Fort Collins council backs ban on fracking

The Lion Whisperer

Conan O'Brien to M.C. White House Correspondents Dinner

Klan files paperwork for rally in Memphis, TN to protest renaming of Confederate-themed city parks

US Cuts Jeopardize Iron Dome, Arrow

What is a good free WebCam software?? and a WebCam?

Apple, Walmart, and the Payroll Tax

Former Republican: How the GOP Turned Into a Racket Ripping Off Vulnerable Americans

Police Informed a Mother About Her Son’s Death Over Facebook

John McCain Attacked By His Hate Filled Misinformed Constituents At Town Hall Meeting (VIDEO)

The leaders of both parties are in agreement

Getting hooked

Democracy? For whom?

Newt Gingrich Blasts Karl Rove's New Super-PAC: It's 'Dangerous' And A 'Terrible Idea'

Throwaways: Recruited by Police & Thrown Into Danger, Young Informants Are Drug War’s Latest Victims

Mentally disabled man granted last minute stay of execution

Elisa Lam Death: Body of missing Canadian tourist found in LA hotel water tank, police say

Are the big banks going to take us down.....again?

White men are running scared

snow day in Oklahoma

Saturday Night Live Propaganda

Wednesday Toon Roundup 1- Congress vs. the Prez

Supreme Court to consider limits on individual political contributions

Wednesday Toon Roundup 2- Wars and Spies

Wednesday Toon Roundup 3-Repubs and Guns

Arms Supplies to Syrian Rebels Expanding - Moscow

This is the party that preaches 'morality' and 'family values?

Wednesday Toon Roundup 4- The Rest

Thom Hartmann: A Job should be a right not a privilege!

McConnell’s office duped by The Onion-style piece on Gitmo

Prison Sentences for Black Men Are 20% Longer Than Those for White Men for Same Crimes

Another person of interest found in the Belgium diamond heist

Is it just me, or is the network news becoming irrelevant anymore

It Takes a B.A. to Find a Job as a File Clerk

Bait hook, cast out line, set hook, reel-in stupid party

I never knew “Alone Again Naturally” by Gilbert O’Sullivan was a song about suicide.

More on Tesla v. New York Times: CNBC & CNN reran Broder's test drive.

The Russians are overpowered...

Obama Administration Aims To Fix Loophole Letting Home Health Workers Make Less Than Minimum Wage

Stand your ground...or get outta my, get your dog outta my way!!

A nuclear proponent makes the case for nuclear power.

Massive 300 million-year-old asteroid impact zone discovered in Australian outback

One person found dead in JJ's blast in K.C

Rude Pundit-Your State Sucks: North Carolina Sucks Because Its Legislators Don't Understand History

Great video by guy who was bullied as a kid

Kerry: Our Generation Could Be Remembered For Failure To Act On Climate Change

Under Duress: Agency, Power and Consent, Part One: “No”

'Friends Of Hamas' Origin Story Exposes Fact That Some People Are Dumb Enough To Fall For Anything

In Cyprus Trial, Man Says He Scouted Israeli Targets in Europe for Hezbollah

Jesse Jackson pleads guilty to conspiracy

Bulgarian government quits amid growing austerity protests

Democratic Underground Date.

Perhaps Michael Bloomberg needs some new glasses.....

Quite possibly the worst song from the 1970s

Bird invasion brings real-life horror to Kentucky city

The republican party has become a terrorist organization hell bent on destroying our country.

Scooter Store Raided; Workers told to leave, call FBI

Idiot watch: Roger Hedgecock blames high school food fight on Obama

Has Capitalism killed our relationships?

Today in Peace and Justice history on February 20, 2011

Today in Peace and Justice history on February 20, 2011

Kerry slams Capitol Hill's foreign aid critics in first major address as secretary of State

Leveling Up Religion

Scooter Store Busted by FBI - Medicare Fraud

Lone Star Blues

At Least We're Not Measles: Rationalizing Drone Attacks Hits New Low

How does Rochester, New York end up on the USOC 2024 Host Cities List?

US Senator Calls Jerusalem Israel's Capital.

Toon: What to do if you want to carry an assault weapon...

Obama rolls out new infrastructure, jobs plan

The Illuminati: Our Secret Masters (laugh out loud funny!)

Can someone please tell me how I can add a sig line to appear on all my posts?

Toon: Boy or girl?

Russian Meteor

I can't stop laughing: Message to rimjob on Facebook's FR page:

Has anyone here ever opted out of Medicare Part B?

Megachurches thriving in tough economic times

Frustrated Inner-City Students Running Out Of Ideas To Motivate Teachers

American Buddhism: Beyond the Search for Inner Peace

Tom THE DANCING BUG: God-man returns

Molecules assemble in water, hint at origins of life

Our galaxy's youngest black hole? Could be...

UK Guardian: US v France: where is it best to be an employee - or an employer?

Batteries not included

More projection from the Speaker

Thom Hartmann: How Our Own Fighter Jets Are Killing Us

Anyone remember Mrs. Miller from the 60s?

One day, after American companies realize that the Chinese are stealing their core technologies will

I don't feel very good lately.

Peer-to-peer car rentals set to debut at SFO

They may call this a "space lobster" but I'm calling it the FSM

Smallest Alien Planet Kepler-37b Explained (Infographic)

So what are you doing to anger the bigots?

.The Extraordinary Science of Addictive Junk Food

There's nothing quite this stunning in all of the WH official portrait history

With Livni As His Fig Leaf, Bibi Can Now Form An Extremist Government

Dark energy: A new standard model for physics?

Under Duress: Agency, Power and Consent, Part Two: “Yes”

Walter Rhett: Freedom’s Noble Name

Black vs. White Rant

Little Did We Know About Beetle Diversity: Astonishing 138 New Species in a Single Genus

A new poll......favorite guitar players......I'll start.

Definitions of destruction

'Downton Abbey' creator talks Season 4

The Extraordinary Science of Addictive Junk Food

Meanwhile, in Sweden...

FBI executes search warrant at the Scooter Store

Ted Cruz: I’m being silenced!

Orson Scott Card controversy could draw in ‘Ender’s Game’ film

Who thinks that Clarice is the most awesome person in the world ? ?

Soon, half of Michigan blacks will have no elected local government


Ohio woman claims she was fired for Obama vote

Compelling WH Frame on Sequester

What's the best yarn for a baby afghan - something that is washable, durable but

Superman was raised in Kansas.

F.C.C. Moves to Ease Wireless Congestion (NY Times)

Dennis Prager calls for a day for Latinos to thank America

After spending a week away from DU,

US Exec to France: "Keep Your So-Called Workers"

More "opposite of what they do"

3 million hits in a week-Dr. Carson Prayer Breakfast speech

Apple Tattooing

"Major" S.F. gas leak empties city block

Turns out Boehner was pushing Sequester in 2011 per TPM and Daily Beast

"Major" S.F. gas leak empties city block

Boner gets tangled in his own web again.

San Rafael opts to hire team for $272,000 to work on homeless problem

Bill granting FEMA funds to Sandy-damaged shuls sparks uncharacteristic Jewish response

Special Comment - Keith Olbermann: Mr. Bush Shut the Hell Up! - May 14, 2008

Italy election: Berlusconi tax letter causes outrage

I just deleted the pain-in-the-ass photobucket app in favor of super easy Imgur!

Resveratrol (red wine and grapes) Shows Promise to Protect Hearing, Cognition

Vaccines are helping drive down disease rates:

Photographing Tragedy: What Victims Actually Want | Ramzy Baroud

How the Other NRA is Making Us Sick

Plea deal for Utah homeowner who shot at burglar

Mark Zuckerberg co-sponsors $33M prize to extend human life

Milwaukee is a finalist in Mayor's Challenge for $5 million grand prize

Caption this John McCain townhall meeting pic

Palestinian Filmmaker Detained at Los Angeles Airport

Corbett returns $50M to UK firm in lottery deal

Office Depot in $1.2 billion deal to buy rival OfficeMax

US CEO to France: You can keep your 'so-called workers'

looking for the scariest books

Ex-senator Domenici reveals son after 30 years

Blazing Arc Rains Fire On Sun - Magnetic Solar Flare Loop | Video

Looming Fiscal Cliff For Seattle Transit

Restricting Drones Before Use of the Technology for Total Surveillance Becomes Normal

Republican gun owner shares how he really feels about Republicans.

Labor union group seek to strip chairman role from J.P. Morgan’s Dimon

Official portrait of First Lady Michelle Obama 2013

Report: Miami Coaches misled probe

Bill Moyers Preview: Taming Capitalism Run Wild

Eric Rush: President Obama plans to brand Christians as suffering from a mental disorder

Can someone explain to me again why we aren't taxing these jerks at 90% again?

Christian Right leader, Rick Scarborough, longs for the days gays were sent to prison

Always remember to keep your cool when you are arguing with another member here.

Woman, 104, forced to lie about age on Facebook

Unions hope US-EU trade talks can be lever to change US labor laws

"Spontaneous human combustion" is the phrase for today! Modify a thread title to include

MFM update 1:25 PM AZ time 2/20/2013 Wednesday

Who broke DU?

omg Friends of Hamas is real!

Window cleaners at a children's hospital (Awesome)

DJesus Uncrossed: Tarantino, Driscoll and the Violent Remaking of Jesus in America

Ex-Sen. Domenici admits to fathering son outside of marriage 30 years ago

North Korean Video Shows Obama in Flames

Off-duty Cops Kill Man with Down's Syndrome


This reporter definitely has blood on her hands!!!!!

Stephen Colbert - How hurricanes form

Life Through Google Glasses

Suicide of victims’ rights leader arouses suspicion

Facing Impeachment trial Gov Fitial of the U.S. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands resigns

One of the best time sink sites I have yet found

I am probably about to get my first

Looking for a new Android phone.

An excellent message....

FBI probes 'insider trading' over Heinz deal

In Mexico, a ‘crisis of enforced disappearances,’ rights group says

Obama wants judges to decide whether immigrants convicted of minor crimes should be deported

So Andrew Breitbart is nothing more than a rotting, bloated corpse, and yet....

DOD Secretary Panetta to employees: Furloughs are coming

An Example of Urban Farming Done Right

A BS Plan: Chained CPI, Raising eligibility age, and means testing, oh my.

Senator Daniel Kahikina Akaka's Aloha Order of Merit award ceremony at the state capitol

Inquiring minds want to know what the retiring Pope will eat for breakfast...

John Denver – This Old Guitar

Senator Pete Domenici was a deadbeat dad, adulterer, and hypocrite.

TIP: Get Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013 for $9.95

Fox News Warns Of Al Jazeera Infiltrating America, Activating Sleeper Cells

Lets bring back the House UnAmerican Activities Committee

"Guilty, your honor. I misled the American people." Jesse Jackson Jr. in court today.

Can we have a running list of congressmen who voted for the impeachment/removal of Bill Clinton...

Latin America timber bust hailed as breakthrough on forest crime

Latin America timber bust hailed as breakthrough on forest crime

New York Times Co. Said to Put Boston Globe Up for Sale

Common ground.

Neighbor forced to cut down 2 huge trees to give John Olerud a better view of Seattle.

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Unions Launch Massive Immigration Reform Campaign

"Hillary's Walfarts Bee-itch......"

I am seeing a new post to a thread covering large photos.

Nothing Can Stop The Implosion Of Office Supply Chain Stores

In light of the fact that the nation is broke, and the Post Office is going to start selling clothes

State Senator Stacey Campfield

American Executive Lashes Out at French Unions, Causing Uproar

Thought I'd start up again - Stacey Campfield (R-Bigot/Homophobe)

Breaking: Florida, Rick Scott to endorse Medicaid expansion

Celebrating interracial marriages, multiculturalism and the mixed-race generation in Toronto

Durham Man's Green Machine

I work for a wealthy guy and he got this from the Heritage Foundation today

Kincaid: Al Gore Introducing the US to Demonic, Islamist Forces

Mother Blames Cops for Murder & Dismemberment of Her Daughter

Ruthie's Bread and Butter Pudding

'Central Park Five' Footage Does Not Have To Be Turned Over To New York City, Judge Rules

European Horsemeat Scandal Spreads To Asia

WATCH: The Palestinian village of Susya – a glance from within

Songs both Beautiful and Sad

This is post #40,610 for me

Dog slips leash in St. Petersburg; angry motorist shoots owner

Racist GOP Tea Party Leader In Montana

Battered Skulls Reveal Violence among Stone Age Women

French designer unveils new 'scooter-bike'

Ray Nagin pleads not guilty to 21 bribery-related charges, avoids comment

Got some good and some perhaps not yet good news on my sister

Michael Moore: How My Friend...Emad Burnat was Held and Threatened with Deportation at LAX

'I dream that my son has been butchered'

Sea Shepherd says Japanese whalers rammed two of its ships

Top 10 H-1B Visa Companies All Specialize in Shipping American Jobs Overseas

Michael Bloomberg's Super PAC continues to spend big as they oppose NRA-friendly candidates

Lance Armstrong won't cooperate with USADA probe

After Monthlong Strike, School Bus Drivers Return to Work

Mitt Romney to resurface at CPAC

New ad for marriage equality shows the fight is over and the bigots lost

Haven't heard from this guy for a while: (Geert) Wilders warns Australia of 'dangerous' Islam

New York TV anchor resigns after wife-choking accusation

Soledad headed out at CNN

Georgia Lawmakers Seek to End Senate Elections

The Sequester: Absolutely everything you could possibly need to know, in one FAQ

Maddow's "Hubris" wins time slot in 25-54 demo

Daily News' Dan Friedman Claims He Inadvertently Started Chuck Hagel 'Friends Of Hamas' Rumor

Here’s one way Obamacare changed today

Defense-Cut Hypocrisy Makes GOP Converge With Democrats

Gov. Scott agrees to expand Fla. Medicaid program

RIP Kevin Ayers - Soft Machine

Nation's West, Midwest In Path Of Massive Winter Storm

Lawmaker: Exempt service dog owners from pet-licensing fee

Protesters prevent Israeli deputy ambassador to UK addressing selected Essex University audience

Escaped Edmonton cow leads police on merry chase

(Timothy Dolan) New York Cardinal to Be Deposed in Milwaukee Archdiocese Abuse Lawsuits

Are your trees… Experienced?

Lawmaker poised to be first-ever GOP co-sponsor of marriage equality bill

Wherein trof inspires an editorial cartoon:

Encouraging signs of the approaching Michigan Spring?

If Republican House Had a Real Job

Dennis Tito To Announce Private Human Mars Mission

Ask me nothing...

Obama Golfed With Oil Men As Climate Protesters Descended On White House

Puerto Rico (Supreme Court) denies gays right to adopt children

What's your favorite font/typeface?

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Thursday, 21 February 2013

Will the gop pay a price for not trying to stop the sequester

MADD has just come out with completely non alcoholic drinks. I'm trying the white wine tonight.

Stranded at school

Wind giggle

I just got the first two years of The Sopranos. Who here liked it?

Teacher faces dismissal for urging Obama vote

Hypocrisy: Married Former GOP Sen Pete Domenici Fathered Son Daughter of Senate Colleague

AG Abbott calls for strengthening Texans’ right-to-work

Dashboard Cameras On Private Cars Popular In Russia, Catching On Here

Obama played golf with oil giants during climate rally

U.S.-European Union trade pact could add billions to Texas economy, study says

Domenici acknowledges having son outside marriage

"It's Rand Paul, need I say more?" -Al Sharpton. The republics have become a laughing stock! nt

This Album Is Simply Genius...

Texas A&M evacuates area around Kyle Field after bomb threat

Former first lady Laura Bush asks to be removed from newly launched pro-gay marriage ad campaign

DID YOU KNOW? When Obama signed the "FAA Modernization & Reform Act...

Class-action lawsuit filed in cruise ship fiasco

No missing person's report filed in Nuevo Laredo police chief's disappearance

Obscenity is only in your mind......

Drinkingwithbob is a Moron

Scott of Florida becomes 7th GOP governor to OK Obamacare Medicaid expansion

Something for any antique lovers.

"How Paul Krugman Broke A Wikipedia Page On Economics" By Andrew Leonard at Salon

Powell's Chief of Staff: Iraq Intel Was 'Outright Lies', But Powell Didn't 'Knowingly Lie' at U.N.

Republicans offer deal on American Indian courts

Dead Kennedys

Willem Lange today on VPR

Michelle's new portrait

Tintypes of my Great Aunt Sarah as a child.

Chuck Hagel’s Archives Latest Confirmation Wrinkle

Donald Trump threatens $25 million lawsuit over Macy's protest

Armitage & Nye told Japan to keep nuclear power generation in October 2012

Americans, you're ignorant...

Blanche Lincoln, Former Arkansas Senator, Hired By Walmart

Karl Rove VS The Tea Party! Please fight to the death!

New president at Southwestern University

"Fine Austrian Whines" by Paul Krugman at the NY Times

Minimum wage should be $21.16 today...

posted this on my facebook

Mass. Department of Education Issues Directive On Trans Students

Marco Rubio, Benjamin Netanyahu Break Water

MO Democrat files bill making it a felony to file a bill restricting union rights.