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Archives: May 15, 2013

The BRCA genes

Yoohoo garlic fans. These are some mighty fine sounding though unusual garlic recipes.

ICC launches inquiry into Israeli raid on Gaza flotilla

Ford owners sue, saying EcoBoost engine defective

Rick Perry's Believe It or Not!: What Texas Could Learn From Bangladesh

Bigger Clown: Joe Arpaio or Ted Nugent?

OK I'm watching the world's top five trains again tonight

Chris Mathews and Chuck Todd just said on Hardball that Obama needs to appoint a Republican

"Like sunshine in the darkest abyss I've ever experienced."


what is the longest you have ever been involuntarily unemployed?

The Internet Must Be Fed Regularly.

America’s staggering defense budget, in charts

Reading between the lines of Obama's over-night "firestorm" of "scandals"

Sen. Elizabeth Warren Questions Regulators’ Willingness To Prosecute Wall Street Banks

Rep. Steve King (R-Idiot) Wants to know why Obama didn't congratulate Tebow on being Christian

So it was just the Cincinnati IRS office that went after the Tea Party?

Julian Bond, Former NAACP Chair: Tea Party Is 'Taliban Wing Of American Politics'

Army Sexual Assault Prevention Office Coordinator Accused of 'Abusive Sexual Contact'

Just In: Pres.Obama's Statement On #IRS Investigation.


Seattle schools back down from standardized test after protests

Two monks were watching a Star Trek episode

Bernie Goldberg To O’Reilly: Obama Could ‘Literally’ Cure Cancer And GOP Would Still Hate Him

Much of $1bn Afghanistan tax bill is bogus, says US

WOW!!! Sasha Obama Suspicious After Doing A Little Digging Around On Benghazi

City sues ‘Robin Hood’ group over parking meter payments

The Rude Pundit: "Preemptive Eulogy for the Obama Presidency"

Guantánamo strikers threatened with body cavity searches, lawyer says

Mandatory Tuesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! If The President Does It, It Isn’t Illegal? & a

Full White House Benghazi Email Undermines GOP’s Cover-Up Claims

Gar Alperovitz: Everyday Socialism, American-Style, Is Happening Now

Now a word from my favorite philosopher…

Welcome to Level 7…

This takes the phrase "bible thumper" to a whole new level.

So HarveyDarkey gave me these,,....know, some,......

IRS Sent Same Letter to Democrats That Fed Tea Party Row

Martin Bashir - White House, Holder fend off IRS, AP, Benghazi controversies

Act as mothers, not old maids, Pope tells nuns............

Yeah… He went there.

Martin Bashir - Rep. Cole: Benghazi is not Watergate or Iran-Contra

Gillard brought to tears while introducing disability legislation

Welcome to the Dark Side… It's fun over here!

Toronto fans today:

Secretive Vatican bank to publish annual report........

I've gotten this message a few times now. I thought you guys might want to know.

Neat table

Love the look on her face…

Robert Parry: The Right’s ‘Scandal’ Funhouse Mirror

The beginning of something wonderful...

Want your iced tea back? I dare you to come and get it…

"Who Doctored the White House Email?"

Aljazeera OpEd: Libya: Security versus democracy

Casino Royal's Opening Scene Done Lego Style

This AP leak story pits the argument concerning the public’s right to know against the govt's

What's his name again?

Wisconsin 'Money Badger' Michael Grebe Paying Fox Big Bucks for Fawning Coverage

Hang on, Woody!

Fischer (R-NE) uses Senate floor to criticize Obama administration

I love it when I'm done with my workout.

Mesmerizing Photographs Of Soldiers' Faces Before And After A War

"The GOP’s politics of dysfunction"

Rachael tells me we really do have two scandals

Who new this was a sport?! Buttball

They are 1 percenters who are 100 percent despicable.

Three questions I would like to ask the IRS

The only reasons to leak classified CIA intel about active terrorist operations

Jonathan Karl tries to explain away Benghazi email problems...

7 horses returned to Charlotte owner after theft, sale

Sorry, I don't have time

My mother's day gift...

‘If We Had Guns That Shot Chocolate…’ Biden Responds To 2nd-Grader With Handwritten Note - PHOTO

Sorry, I don't have time

Sorry, I don't have time

Got to go, my bus is here

Keiser Report: Decapitated Consumers

My bus is here

Have you ever felt called for the ministry?



Who is doing the best job of covering the "scandals" without engaging in hysteria and hyperbole?

Happy Birthday Che Guevara; Photographer, Revolutionary, Martyr

Politico is popping the bubbly tonight: "DC Turns On Obama"

How Unions Have Improved Our Lives

The Real Scandal is Secret Money Influencing US Elections

Crafty of Obama to pretend he didn't personally order the death of a US ambassador or d

New App Lets You Boycott Monsanto And More By Scanning Your Shopping Cart

Modern Problems…

I feel sorry for the President having to go through three of these big old "scandals"...

Medicare Spending Projections Are Plummeting


A flower

Krugman reviews 3 on NYRB

"Like herding cats" has always been our strength, NOT our weakness....

Transport Workers and Machinist Union to Jointly Represent Ground Workers at the "New" American ...

I had some dude shovel some bullshit to me at work about Obama honoring Jane Fonda....

In retrospect, "You Lie" seems pretty tame compared to the morons du jour.

Guatemala: Constitutional Court expected to rule on nullifying Rios Montt verdict tomorrow

Deadly Benghazi blast caused by fisherman's explosives

"Don't Let Republicans Fool You — They Actually Love Budget Deficits"

How do you make someone

Justice Department, IRS scandals challenge Obama’s civil liberties credibility

Stothert leads; Suttle concedes race

Mental health disorders going untreated on campuses

ABC Admits That They Never Read Benghazi Emails That They Smeared Obama With

False Balance Lives: Bloomberg News Gives Equal Weight To Climate Disinformer And Scientists

If the House GOP REALLY wants to try and impeach the President,

Kern County sheriff asks FBI to investigate man's beating death

GOP Calls for Holder’s Resignation Over investigation They Demanded

Casino owner Sheldon Adelson hit with $70-million verdict

Help Needed from Experts with Momma Cats and Kittens

What do you think happens when you die?

Help Needed from Experts with Momma Cats and Kittens (Cross Post from DL Lounge)

No meat to any of these "scandals" just yet.

They ignored repeated warnings about the threat.

Venezuela's last major opposition TV station is sold

Costa Rica president's private jet use prompts investigation

When the IRS targeted LIBERALS!!!!

When the IRS targeted LIBERALS!!

Stewart Tears Apart Obama: You Can’t Keep Saying You Found Out About News At The Same Time As Us!

Is this how we define secure?

I have a new TV/Dish connection question, if you don't mind.

The IRS scandal confirms Tea Party view that big govt bureaucrats are protecting their turf

Nigeria calls 'state of emergency' in three states

"Duffy made secret deal with Harper's chief of staff during audit"

Did everyone else already know that Rand Paul commutes by flying saucer between the Senate and . . .

Statoil to develop six billion barrel field in the Gulf of Mexico


Top ten celebrity expats living in Switzerland

Is Obama Worse For Press Freedom Than Nixon?

Amendment 1

O'Reilly Cautions DOJ Seizure Of AP Docs 'Not A Scandal'

Jason Chaffetz: Impeachment not off table

Election night in British Columbia; CTV projects win for Liberals

Heavily Doctored Email Was Source Of Benghazi Cover-Up ‘Evidence’

Man dribbling soccer ball to Brazil killed by car

"Ode to Joy"

New Muni Ads Claim Israeli ‘Apartheid’ Against Palestinians

Scientists alarmed as CO2 passes threshold

Rachel damning the government

The Few, the Proud, the Tortoises: Marines Protect Endangered Species

Great Movie Quote--"Kingdom Of Heaven"

Guy Who Can Peel Skin Off Coconuts With His Teeth Seeks Guiness Book Of Records Recognition

The newest RNC ad trying to take down Hillary Clinton with Benghazi BS

New App Lets You Boycott Koch Brothers, Monsanto And More By Scanning Your Shopping Cart

Look at this "right wing newsspeak" at

Three X-class Solar Flares in 24 Hours 5/13-14

George Carlin - Press Corps Event 1999

"NEWSHOUR":Was Seizure of AP's Phone Records Justified or Harmful to Press Freedom?

ABC: Obama AWOL From Texas Air National Guard

Arguably one of the best seven minutes in any movie made in the last 25 years...

*The Constitution, on PBS

How the Case for Austerity Has Crumbled (Krugman, NYRB)

I have seen a bunch of post...

Public not interested in re-ignited Benghazi story. Trust Hillary over GOP on Benghazi

Company Helping Movie Studios Sue for Illegal Downloading Has Been Using Images Without Permission


Drip coming from downstairs apartment air conditioner.


This Seattle Butcher's Marijuana-Fed Livestock Gives New Meaning To The Term "Pot Bellied Pig"

some Military Guy is running a Prostitution Ring ?

JROTC instructor suspended with pay

North Korea shutdown Kaesong complex because of Chocopies?

ASU Frat Boys Leave Drunk, Unconscious Member At Entrance Of Hospital With Explanatory Post It Note

Nakba Day 2013: The Importance Of Commemorating "The Catastrophe"

when discussing private gun ownership rates

Maureen Dowd: Administration failed in Benghazi

Petrol price 'rigged for a decade' EU raids Shell/BP

Former Attorney General Ramsey Clark Decries Government's "Big Brother" Seizure of AP Phone Records

(Sigh!) I miss the old DU.

Ambassador Stevens twice said no to military offers of more security, U.S. officials say

Up Is Down: Foes Of Gun Background Checks Claim To Support Them

Psychiatrists under fire in mental health battle

Web campaign to build a Tesla museum succeeds in purchasing his lab

Unfortunately I use my Powers for evil...

Barbara Boxer: ‘The Benghazi Scandal’ ‘Starts With Republicans’ Who Cut Funding For Embassy Security

anyone watch long island medium on sunday?

Wal-Mart won’t sign Bangladesh building safety agreement

Oh my god, it's full of memes!

And you think gas is expensive where you live!!?

Went and got myself arrested today...

Minoan civilization was made in Europe

Poll: Majority in Michigan now support gay marriage

Best Friends Ever!

Liberals won British Columbia election :(

May 15: National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day,

Bill Oddie protests against HSBC illegal logging in spoof documentary - video

Rotavirus: India unveils cheap Rotavac diarrhoea vaccine

UMBRELLA TOTE BAG Make your own reusable shopping bag out of a broken umbrella.

Diplomatic cables reveal aggressive GM lobbying by US officials

Company, attorney general agree on plans to fix smelly landfill

U.S. Army investigates sexual assault prevention officer for sex abuse

Argentina builds DTT stations for Venezuela

Happy Birthday Mr. Romney

Again: Army Sexual Assault Prevention Officer Accused Of Sexual Assault

Court: 'No merit' to environmental challenge of nuclear plant

Perry nuclear power plant's goldfish owners still unidentified

DNA evidence may clear Honduran man sentenced to death in Florida

Have archaeologists discovered the mysterious lost city of Ciudad Blanca?

El Salvadorian Woman Is Dying Because She’s Been Denied The Abortion That Would Save Her Life

Seeing Joe Biden speak at Penn on Monday was

"Obtaining a broad range of telephone records in order to ferret out a government leaker is an

Which "scandal" will the GOP push through midterm elections?

Drone launch breaks barrier

The perfect pool guest ...

US military base close to Iran?

Connecticut's Millstone nuclear power plant seeks permission to use warmer Long Island Sound water

U.S. Army General Faces Life In Prison For Sexual Assault Charges

Don't Look Now, but Our Medicare Spending Projections Are Plummeting

The Unhappy Marriage of Economics and Health Care

Fast Food Strikes Hitting Fifth City: Milwaukee

Microsoft drops the Blue codename, confirms Windows 8.1 will be a free upgrade

Some very good news for the Administration. It's just awful news for repubs

The 182 Percent Loan? How Installment Lenders Trap Borrowers

Nations nowhere near the north eye Arctic resources, become observers to regional council

Guns to your gay mother, Mark Morford

What Will It Take for Us to Recognize That the Way We Live Could Be Destroying Life as We Know It?

Wednesday Toons

Did I miss something last night?

'Follow the Money': How Rainforest Action Network Is Beating the Corporate Giants

One Company Has Enormous Power in the Breast Cancer 'Market' -- {angelina jolie}

Indian Point To Become First Nuclear Plant To Operate With Expired License

Angola: Diplomat Happy With Recognition of Cuban Experts? Role

Cuba government holds anti-homophobia parade

Exonerated Prisoners Are Winning the Fight Against the Death Penalty

Navy drone, in a first, is catapulted from carrier deck into flight

Cuba, Netherlands Agree To Boost Cooperation

Backlash against Abercrombie; "Fitch the Homeless"

I-35W bridge in Minneapolis last night:

Woke up to a screaming Tweedy Matthews...quickly changed to the classical music channel.

The press pretends irrelevance when discussing the IRS "scandal".

Today in Peace and Justice history on May 15, 1935

Today in Peace and Justice history on May 15, 1935

Egypt Ideology Devolves Into Anarchy Amid Vendettas

Avoid the Koch? Monsant NO! - There's an app for that

Forget everything you think you know about Benghazi ... here is THE definitive timeline

hey guys

One thing Benghazi that should be brought up to every repug and Congress!

'Best estimate' for impact of melting ice on sea level rise

Everyday Socialism, American-Style, Is Happening Now

Chris Hedges on DemocracyNow this morning covering the AP Scandal....

Candidate Who Claims She Was Endorsed by Jesus Christ, Loses

PhotoShop challenge -- PhotoShop A&F clothing onto the most uncool people on the planet

How Contractors Raked in $385 Billion to Build and Support Bases Abroad Since 2001

Gar Alperovitz: Everyday Socialism, American-Style, Is Happening Now

NHS can't cope with rise in demand for breast cancer tests, warn experts.

Their Instruments May Be Garbage, but the Music Will Bring Tears to Your Eyes

2 Fort Bragg generals to testify at Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair case hearing

Where Has All the Money Gone? How Contractors Raked in $385 Billion to Build and Support Bases .....

IRS Sent Same Letter to Democrats That Fed Tea Party Row

Why Europe Can’t Just “Fix” Youth Unemployment

How many years do we have left ?

An old but relevant editorial from the NY Times

News on deficit reduction is good news, but beware the lure of bubble economics.

Betrayed? Citizen soldiers lose jobs; U.S. government biggest offender

"life, living life to the fullest"

Four men in Minnesota sentenced to prison for aiding Somali rebel group

Despite What's Right In Front Of The Eyes Of Residents, AK Politicians Talk "Controversy" Of Climate

Syria mutilation footage sparks doubts over wisdom of backing rebels

How The Sequester And Austerity Are Hurting The Poor - Bryce Covert Discusses

Germany Pulls Plug on Drone Procurement

About Tweety....

Reuters - Taxpayers Foot The Bill For Diplomatic Lobbying For Monsanto Transgenic Seeds

CBS 2013/2014 Schedule

2012 Deadliest Year Ever In US For West Nile Virus - 286 Fatalities, 5,674 Cases

Hagel Orders Retraining of Recruiters, Sexual Assault Responders

Are local news stories allowed in GD?

The Conservative blogosphere was handed a gift with the IRS story. Guess what Hannity ran with...

Why wasn't everyone who is outraged now outraged at the launch of the leak investigation?

Jonathan Chait: The Strange Creation of the Obama Scandals

DOJ Secretly Obtains Two Months Of AP Journalist Phone Records

Secular Coalition for R.I. Successfully Urges Gov. to Sign National Day of Reason Proclamation

Is DU a little bugged out for anyone else?

Delaware House passes lost, stolen firearms reporting bill

They’ve been itching to rip into the guy. Now they see their chance. They’re sure they’ve got him

Darrell Issa

Stuck in Jury Hell

The IRS should do more, not less, scrutinizing of political groups

New buddy comedy/horror film to possibly start filming in Tallahassee?

Letter To Sen Ayotte: "Please, you are supposed to work for us-not the gun industry fronted by NRA"

Neil deGrasse Tyson's remake of Carl Sagan's 'Cosmos' headed to Fox in 2014

Alberto Gonzales Recalls Time He Declined To Subpoena Reporter

Senate Republicans Not Outraged Over DOJ Raid On AP Records

UK signals support for EU import of Canadian tar sands oil

Penrose Rising

Diplomatic cables reveal aggressive GM lobbying by US officials

USA Today doubles down on the stupid

Industrial Production in U.S. Falls by Most in Eight Months

Has there been criminal investigations of the IRS in the past?

Behind all of the 'scandal' smoke, republicans are promoting a stale and destructive agenda

Moral of this story: Don't leave evidence on facebook.

Ahem....One can only imagine if the Bush administration had pulled this...

THIS Is Why The #IRS Should Scrutinize 501 c 4's, ESPECIALLY Those From The Tea Party

why isn't the media pushing this?

Aquarium Age / Ralfee Finn 5/15-5/21 (re: 5/20 square)

Driving Is Dropping In The U.S.

My question is: "Who's going to jail over this scandal"?

wake up you democrats!

Police: Irving teen drugged classmate, forced her into prostitution

Cleveland kidnap accused Castro to plead innocent - lawyers

Summing Up the GOP

House to Vote Yet Again on Repealing Health Care Law

Rubio Digs Press For Being More Interested In AP Probe Than Benghazi

Man accidentally shoots self while bowling, police say

Where were you when CO2 passed 400 parts per million?

Raise Up MKE

Amazon UK pays $3.7 million tax on $6.5 billion sales

The Riddle: new anti-homophobia message from UN human rights office

Howard Zinn on Democracy and Civil Disobedience

Wrong on Obamacare, WSJ editorial board searches for new spin

Sgt. John Russell: Wrenching testimony in penalty phase

As Millennials Shun Cars, Boston Rethinks Its Transportation System

Residents protest after Muldrow School Board approves removal of 10 Commandments in classrooms

Charlotte: City officials tout South End as model for rail-oriented development

Critics assail Israeli silence on Arab peace plan

Maybe, just maybe, all the scandal triumphalism is a bit premature.

Papantonio: The Most Extreme Congress In History

All Alone in the Night - Time-lapse footage of the Earth as seen from the ISS

American eagle collision at Duluth airport (sans jet engines)

Deja Vu?Abuse Allegations for a Second 'Sexual Assault Prevention Officer' in the Military

Brad Pitt: “I’m Quite Emotional” About Angelina Jolie’s Double Mastectomy

With Rising Seas, America's Birthplace Could Disappear

Google Glass over before it really began

Major story the media is ignoring today.

For your morning enjoyment!

Two scandals deflated, one persists

Inspector General Report On IRS Targeting Tea Party A Political Sham

FOX Is Just SO Easily Exposed For What It Is

Happy Birthday to the creator of one of the greatest instrumental albums of all time!

Can't help but laugh at republican cries for investigations and impeachments over AP and IRS

Pic Of The Moment: No Wonder Republicans Are Cranking Up The Scandal Machine

Just another heartless rethug, part of the Guns Over People party

Lab coat on. It's game-time!

House panel set to OK cut in food stamp program

Just in case you can't see it at your end

UPDATED: Heads of Benghazi review board say they’ll testify

Stealth Medicine

Boehner Doubts DOJ Had ‘Justification’ To Seize AP Phone Records

Deficit shrinking faster than thought

Make Abercrombie & Fitch the #1 maker of apparel for the homeless.

Not exactly the best way to react to losing an election

The scandal the media should care about and ask the government to do something about...

Give Abercrombie & Fitch clothing to the homeless? What do you think?

Daily Kos commentary on bias of one of the AP Reporters at center of the "scandal"

I grade the push back efforts of the Obama’s Administration on Republican Insanity...

No Lehman Moments as Biggest Banks Deemed Too Big to Fail

Two Rather Important Details About the IRS “Scandal”

how to get even with abercrombie and fitch

Armed Forces Sexual Assault Crisis Reaches New Heights

Mash the Media

Why aren't the families of the four dead Americans speaking out on there say on Benghazi

It's clearly suspicious Republican's don't want to pursue the AP story

Service Dog Arrives At College Graduation In Cap And Gown

Service Dog Arrives At College Graduation In Cap And Gown (X-Post)

Matt Lauer Interviews Donald Rumsfeld who Releases "Rumsfeld's Rules"...

I'm down with "The Lesser of Two Evils" - Until the lesser evil is too evil....

Joe Sestak announces 2016 Senate run

CBO: We Don’t Have Time To Score Another Obamacare Repeal Bill

If you haven't seen this, it's oe of the best.....

Why the Justice Dept under Holder has been a failure

Mount Everest is melting

Armed Gun-Rights Leader Compares Himself to Gandhi

Rand Paul Plays The Maverick at CPAC and the Evangelical in Cedar Rapids

Floyd Mayweather highest-paid Athlete

Eric Holder NEEDS to be fired, enough is enough

This story has LEGS as soon as the media gets off the so-called scandle B/S

So let me understand this, the head of the IRS during this "scandal" was a bush appointee, and

DC Dept of Health Mimics 'Reefer Madness' Film with Over-the-Top Zombie Ad

today in women's herstory-15 may

The media allowed itself to be led around by the nose by the Bush administration and Rove machine

Israeli Official Signals Possibility of More Syria Strikes

Nope. Not "outraged" over anyone investigating the AP because of "security leaks."

Flu in Pregnancy May Quadruple Child's Risk for Bipolar Disorder

Looking for past Honduran, Mexican civilizations

TCM Schedule for Thursday, May 16, 2013 -- What's On Tonight -- The Lives of Saints

Obama & Salazars BLM- what happened to 1,700 wild horses?

82% of the IRS-targeted Tea Party applications found to be primarily politically driven?

a biography of the day-emily clara jordan folger (educator, philanthropist)

The Real IRS Scandal - Let's Play Devil's Advocate

Melky Cabrera contradicts Bochy, explains why he didn’t address teammates

Homebuilder Confidence in U.S. Climbs as Outlook Improves

Venezuela Becomes Net Gasoline Importer in 2012

GOP Hispanic Outreach Chief Resigns, registers as Dem.

Wholesale Prices in U.S. Decrease by Most in Three Years

Blame Citizens United for the IRS scandal

Orion's hidden fiery ribbon

An Open Letter to Gary Pruitt, President and CEO of the Associated Press

'Robin Hoods' who feed parking meters are hit with lawsuit in New Hampshire

Israel Row: The Bid To Defund Toronto LGBT Pride Is Straightforward Censorship

Is it time for GPS tracking chips in guns?

Volcker Says U.S. Jobless Rate to Remain Above 6% for Two Years

Chinese Maserati Owner - To Protest Maintenance Troubles, Takes Sledge To Car

John Nicholes is doing a good job sitting in for Big Ed

Now seems like an especially appropriate time to re-read this from 1998

WHOA! WH Asks Sen. Schumer to Re-Introduce 'Media Shield Law' Bill

Hundreds Of Inmates Released Early In Colorado Prison Sentencing Mess

North Dakota abortion clinic launches legal bid to combat new state laws

IDF: 'Forbidden Zone' In Gaza Three Times Larger Than Previously Stated

Reid: ‘Republicans Have Truly Lost Their Minds’ On Health Care

Whoopi just added another reminder of Wingut hypocrisy in their Benghazi hysteria

Embryonic stem cells: Advance in medical human cloning

"Social Welfarists"/Tea Partiers -? Is NOT Why Were They Targeted BUT Why Weren't They Disqualified?

The tombstone of democracy will read “The Bullies Won”

Michael Ruhlman and the saltophobics.

But seriously Colin Cowherd used this to argue AGAINST unions.

Convicted Murderer Sues MA Prison For Lack Of Dragon's Blood

Swedish Man Dies After Having Sex With Hornet’s Nest

Do you agree with the rule of 11 ?

Albany's mayor says he is serving his last term

Rich-poor divide accelerating, says OECD

Byzantine Chainmaille Bracelet with Heart Charm Clasp

Women in public, no matter how they're dressed, are not "inviting" ANYTHING.

This Kid Was Bullied A LOT. He Could Have Told His Teacher Or His Principal. He Had Bigger Plans.

UPDATED: Report: White House Asks Schumer To Revive ‘Media Shield’ Bill

What's for Dinner ~ Wednesday May 15th

'Recessions can hurt, but austerity kills'

Andy Murray walks off court

This short video will make you laugh:

Payroll Service companies

Tree Hugging Now Scientifically Validated

Chiefs of three Virginia tribes say they have no problem with ‘Redskins’

David Paterson Hints at Congressional Campaign

Reearch Group Says PA. Legislature is Pretending to Close Delaware Loophole, But They Really Aren't

Abercrombie and Fitch is punk'd by my newest hero, who gives their clothes to the homeless!

I have a silver maple tree growing too close to my shed...

Why isn't New Orleans Mother's Day parade shooting a 'national tragedy'?

Dan Coats on Senate Floor - Tea Party Only Wanted

G.O.P. Split Over Whether to Waste Time Investigating Benghazi or Repealing Obamacare.......

Hezbollah to open ‘new front’ in Golan Heights

The Teabaggers Try to Take Complete Control of Lehigh County... but the Moderates Strike Back

Is anyone else SICK of hearing about Benghazi?

The Last Word - Inspector General Report on IRS

Mom Dresses Daughter Up As Historical Badass Ladies, Is Awesome

Obama cannot be blamed for the IRS scandal. Here's why.

Kate has passed

U.N. General Assembly adopts resolution condemning Syrian president Assad's forces

Getting into the military is getting tougher

Any So Cal DUers Want To Protest Donald Rumsfeld's Appearance At The Nixon Library This Monday?

"I" before "E" except after "C

Packers want Favre back in the family

Q&A: Details of the IRS Controversy

91-Year-Old Man Raises Money to Prevent Eviction by Daughter

Do people ever admit they married someone else for a reason other than loving them?

You want a scandal? Here are some: Income Inequality...

Stuy-Town Tenants Blast Short Notice Rent Hikes

(Dupe) Eric Holder should go - sooner rather than later.

The Republican Election Plan?

This isn't just about the media. It's about a growing corporate-authoritarian state.

Post a bad joke: The Goo Goo Dolls are joining Lady Ga Ga on the road....

No Criminal Charges To Be Filed Against Brooklyn Assemblyman Lopez

Three Questions about Government Spying on the Press

Brand new state auditor Mary Mosiman slapped with ethics charges

Elizabeth Warren, a Great Investment

Best Thing You'll See Today: Town Sponsors Amputee Vereran's Wedding

Something light and fun...

Thom Hartmann: The Real GOP Scandal is Not Being Talked About

Thom Hartmann: The Real GOP Scandal is Not Being Talked About

The Real GOP Scandal is Not Being Talked About

Should ATA posts be juried?

America’s New Oligarchs— and Silicon Valley’s Shady 1 Percenters

Who Remembers "Watergate Babies"? There ARE elections before the General Elections....

Check out the smug look on this cat's face

Senators begin contentious H-1B battle

I AGREE that the IRS should stop investigating Tea Party groups!

You'll catch your death of cold - a speculation about the SARS outbreaks -

Virginia GOP Attorney General Candidates Believes Guns and Booze Definitely DO Mix!

Howard Dean on Talk of the Nation 2:15 Wednesday -

Do people get banned if they have a large number of people ignoring them? Is there a threshold?

Who is your congress member?

Video: Top Virginia GOP Donor Pat Robertson - Husband Cheated, but "He's a Man!"

Wow! Death metal blasting away in a cube environment!

CNN And Fox News’ Evening Shows Get Whiter And More Male, While Sharpton and Hayes Pick Up Slack...

IRS Sent Same Letter to Democrats That Fed Tea Party Row

Papantonio: Eric Holder Must Go NOW

Buena Vista School District in Saginaw County will FINALLY reopen!

Thom Hartmann: The Real GOP Scandal is Not Being Talked About

Hit Well and Deep!! ThIs Ball Isssssss....!!

Join in Organizing for Action policy briefing tonight 8:00 PM EST

Source: Two 'rogue' workers principally behind IRS targeting of conservatives

Indian Point reactor to operate after license expires NRC: Expired license won't halt Indian Point

Walter Rhett: Hooking Up the Wrong Way

Oh, this is good: House Republican 2012 hearing demanding DOJ subpoena reporters (video)

There is no such thing as "the center"

Not a joke. Billion-year-old water found in Ontario, potentially contains life

Since the IRS will not ever be able to establish an efficient means to audit tax exempt political

Japan nuclear watchdog to stop troubled plutonium-burning test reactor over safety violations

"Who gets fired?"

we could do with a bit of the old-fashioned violence tonight

Kepler's Supernova Remnant in X-Rays (new wallpaper)

A Proposal To Help Abercrombie & Fitch.

Eric Holder Blasts Rep. Darrell Issa For ‘Unacceptable,’ ‘Shameful’ Conduct During House Grilling

Class Calls IRS Rude, Crude and Abusive-10 million people's medical records without a warrant

33 High School girls Suspended For Twerking

The Time is Now...

Democratic Rep. Savages Eric Holder: Department Of Justice Has ‘Impaired The First Amendment’


Hearing Explodes As Issa, Holder, Jackson-Lee Battle Over Justice Dept. Burying A Case (9 mins)

Lotsa folks disagree with AG Holder on many issues...

I'm going to be on Cavuto's show between 8pm and 9pm EST on the Fox Business Network

Why have all the President's supporters jump ship from trumped up charges from the right?

Panel concludes Tsuruga nuclear reactor sits above active fault

The President Couldn't Be Playing Three Dimensional Chess Here With This IRS Mess - Could He?....

The AP's being investigated by a grand jury for who they coordinated with in Congress over the leak.

Corbett's 'no-cost' website contract will cost taxpayers millions

Lakewood man arrested for explosives in tunnels under house

Miners deep underground in northern Ontario find the oldest water ever known

At the Eric Holder Congressional Hearings Rep. Louie Gohmert says Holder is casting asparagus.

Study: Why Pot Smokers Are Skinnier the REAL reason for all the faux "scandals"

Judge tosses indictment against cop in Ramarley Graham death

Any DU travel guides out there?

Obama administration’s inquiry into AP was justified - OPINION

Thom Hartmann: We've been warned about smooth invasion before

Phony IRS “Scandal” — We’ve Been O’Keefe’d Again

Stalag America: Boehner Wants Someone Jailed Despite No Evidence Of An Actual Crime - From Forbes

Joke: What a wise teacher does in the first week of school..

Work Harder Your CEO Needs A New Yacht - How Little Has Changed

Keep Eric Holder.

It's On! Vermont Vs. Monsanto


RW Boston Herald DEMANDED broad powers for investigation into leaks last summer.

I need a disk utility that works. Disk Warrior has been recommended. Other suggestions?

Boston fire chief under fire for marathon response

Holder blasts Issa's conduct as 'shameful'

GOP’er Louie Gohmert Trashes Eric Holder For Ignoring Islamic Radicals While Targeting Christians

New App Lets You Boycott Koch Brothers, Monsanto And More By Scanning Your Shopping Cart

Holder Scolds Issa for 'Inappropriate' and 'Shameful' Conduct at House Hearing

GOP Whips Up Scandals to Avoid Facing Obama’s ‘Most Rapid Deficit Reduction since WWII’

Screw Mitch McConnell and

Judge tells Raleigh.......Not so fast!

Darrell Issa: "I'm not making any charges." Please come CAPTION the felonious twerp!!!

Does anyone else wish that graywarrior would quit posting polls about her recurrent nightmare?

DU's Spelchek has been acting up. Does anyone out there STILL think spelling is unimportant?

And all this time you thought that you suffered from "sleep dripnea".

That is the biggest, hardest cock that I have ever seen.

Sadly, MiddleFingerMomMom never got her wish.

Is MiddleFingerMom the ONLY person here who forgot to put on his pants before going out?

Why the Repubs want all those emails?

Smoking Marijuana Causes ‘Complete Remission’ of Crohn’s Disease

Pentagon Unilaterally Grants Itself Authority Over ‘Civil Disturbances'

State Decides Hermaphrodite Baby's Gender with Irreversible Sex-Assignment Surgery

Have you heard of Participatory Budgeting?

Laos Land Grabs: Deutsche Bank Backs Ruthless 'Rubber Lords'

Safety tips and robbery prevention

Like It or Not, Solar Energy Is Here to Stay

First proof of patient-to-nurse infection of coronavirus: WHO

I guess we're going to see these faux scandals more now

The Republicans need a scandal

Insert Big Lebowski Reference Here: Florida Bowler Shoots Himself While Bowling

Can I change the color of posts read?

RW Answer to Climate Change? Austerity + Totalitarian Security State. Think Lifeboat.

Venezuela's Maduro buries hatchet with billionaire businessman

The battle between Investor Owned Utilities and Solar Energy explained


BREAKING: White House Releases 100 Pages of Emails and Notes on Benghazi Attacks

Sole survivor of Northwest 255 crash breaks silence

Planet-Hunting Kepler Spacecraft Suffers Major Failure, NASA Says

North Carolina Birth Control Bill Protested By Women In 'Mad Men' Garb

Moral Mondays - protests against Tea Party rule in Raleigh

Czech President Denies Being Drunk During Speech, But Footage Suggests Otherwise

India Finalizing Green Energy Corridors to add 30GW of wind and solar by 2020

All hail Baby! Heroic pit bull saves family, 5 dogs from fire

Scandinavian ducks no longer heading south for the winter

Funds needed for new scratching post...

Fast food workers win first battle; area manager removed from store

U.N. nuclear talks with Iran fail to end deadlock

President Obama to speak on IRS controversy at 6 pm

Ravens' Rolando McClain retires ... at age 23

Toronto Star: Ontario bees need swift action to save them from killer insecticides

RNC Hispanic Outreach Director Resigns Over "Intolerance" Becomes Democrat

Missouri legislation could weaken public labor unions

U.S. Energy Policy Should Take a Lesson From Germany’s Energiewende

Louie Gohmert Goes Off On Eric Holder At House Hearing

NASA May Launch Donated Spy Satellite Telescope to Mars

What's the real difference between "an act of terror" and "a terrorist attack?"

The White House released 100 pages of e-mails that detailed the back and forth (Benghazi):


Is there a logical fallacy in "conservative" groups complaining that the IRS

CNN - Scandal! Outrage! Scandal, scandal! Outrage! Thanks for your version of "news", CNN.

Tweety just compared Obama to Nixon

Feinstein Won’t Condemn Seizure of AP Phone Records

When the Village turns on a President

Democratic Congressmen Mel Watt's grandson steals spotlight at Holder hearing - video link

Let David Corn speak..

Father Stripping Gun Shoots 1-Year-Old In Chest

Verdict just now reached in the 'agravation phase' of Arias trial. UPDATE extreme cruelty proven

What’s a Library?: Written by a [rich] man who's never been to a library and Googles everything

America’s Education Spring: A Growing Revolt Against ‘Reform’ Mandates

Banned from K-Mart

President Obama to speak live at 3PM PST/6PM EST on "situation regarding IRS"

Conventional Wisdom About Clean Energy Is Still Way Out of Date - “It’s not 1990 anymore.”

Hmmm... maybe Abercrombie and Fitch isn't so bad after all

Aggravation Phase verdict reached in Jodi Arias case - death penalty on the table

Ignoring Bee Crisis, EPA Greenlights New 'Highly Toxic' Pesticide

"10 European Colonies that failed before Jamestown"

Holder makes Gohmert look like a complete fool causing Gohmert to get angry (video)

Idea: Ballot Initiatives to ban Police from seizing witness cameras

RNC Hispanic Outreach Director Resigns Over "Intolerance", Becomes Democrat

Syria: Civilians Come Under Fire From Rebels

Does MiddleFingerMom exist?

Interesting. . .Canadians use average of $220k in health care over lifetime

Just 18% of UK television presenters over 50 are women, study finds

LOL!! Nipped that shit in the bud

BREAKING: Acting IRS Commissioner Steps Down, Obama Announces

Has anyone else noticed that

Joe Klein: Cheney Confesses

Sarpy Outlook TV Premiere Episode

Can somebody explain the AP phone records story to me

BREAKING: The IRS (acting) commissioner has resigned at the request of Treasury Secretary Jack Lew.

Dan Rather expects calls for a special prosecutor in "scandals"

POLL: Would the President have come down as hard on the IRS

New GOP Meme: we are the adults. Just saw Daryl Issa on CNN. He was saying he would work

Homophobic Texas candidate calls reporter ‘c*nt, b*tch, coward’ in voicemail tirade

Hospitals Cutting Care in Medicaid Opt-Out States

President Says - They'll Work To Clear Up The Ambiguity In IRS Related To This Issue.....

The ball is now in the Republican court.

I love Joy Reid

For those of you with star memberships how much did you pay?

Mo Brooks (R...acist) AL is worried about the "black folks" getting jobs.

Maine - Bill to legalize marijuana fails, but support emerges for statewide vote

How The Full Benghazi Emails Undermine The GOP’s Cover-Up Claims

IRS Acting Commissioner Resigns After Targeting Scandal

Wanna see something cool - R.I.T. Stairs

Anybody remember Nixon's "Enemies List"?

Sources: Weiner To Launch Mayoral Campaign Next Week

Senate Confirms Marilyn Tavenner As Medicare Chief

How Not To Know God

wealth inequality, not guns.

4 pics 1 word. DU STYLE!

Tkaczyk bill would ban the import and treatment of fracking fluid

I'm TIRED of DU posters casting aspersions on my aspargus!!!!!!!!!

In honor of Louie "Asparagus" Gohmert

Shitty day? Hey, at least you didn't get fired by the president of the United States on....

Does the President appoint the next Commissioner of IRS ?

"Oh Brother Where Art Thou?" Dish 133

"Why Washington Saved the Economy, Then Permanently Destroyed the Labor Market"

"You want to film something bitch? Film this!" .. said the cop


The Apostasy Project: Introduction

Tierney Files "Safe-Gun" Legislation

South carolina again passes a Nulification act

Kansas prison officials charge abortion doctor's killer

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Thursday, 16 May 2013

Priebus: Fired IRS Chief Was Obama’s ‘Scapegoat’

Beware of this a phone minute ago.........First American Bank..beware..

What's the point of Obama sacking Steven T. Miller for stuff that Douglas H. Shulman did? re: IRS

Is the IRS "scandal" really an Obama scandal?

My son went to pick up his rented tux for his prom today.

Going to Hawaii (Kauai) in a few weeks. Any recommendations?

Beware of a new scam going around.. .. call from First American Bank.

"The Real I.R.S. Scandal"

Naked Bea Arthur Portrait Might Fetch $2 Mil Or More At Auction

Feds Proposed DUI Standards Effectively Limit Women To One Drink (or less)

How New York Times, NPR And Wall Street Journal Print Fossil Fuel Talking Points Without Full Disclo

Prayers and Good thoughts for my mother please.

Church Plans Art Pavilion at Biennale

Can somebody explain this to me ...

Will Republicans go after the former U.S. Commissioner of the IRS or just President Obama?

Walmart And Gap Refuse To Sign Broad Safety Agreement In Bangladesh

Maybe it's time we got rid of the gag rule on tax-exempts?

a biography of the day-dr. dorothy hansine andersen (pathologist, 1st to recognize cystic fibrosis)

Woodrow W. Keeble, an amazing soldier...

I can't even keep track of all the manufactured crises these days:

I still fail to see what the IRS did wrong

Pictures from the Harley Davidson National Rally in CHINA (DIALUP WARNING)

Trade Sell-Out: Out of the Mouths of Citizens….

Nearly 5 Million Counterfeit Condoms Seized By Chinese Authorities

Hip little Tucson heats up