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Archives: September 21, 2011

Full Tilt Poker is an Online Ponzi Scheme, Feds Say

On innocence and the death penalty...

STOP using right wing labels (class warfare, etc)

What the Frack?!

update: Woman who stabbed intruder now being investigated

update: Woman who stabbed intruder now being investigated

"Is it socialism?" "Is this class warfare?"

What further option does Troy Davis have?

What a great show Rachel!

PHOTO of the DAY (JAPAN) Dial up warning

The conservative media bias.....

Texas teabaggers going after Perry on immigration

Oregon man mistakes police station for casino.

What Tx Gov Perry's major donors say about immigration

Nobody gets it....

Time: Troy Davis' Clemency Denial - The Failure Of A Legal 'Safety Valve'

I need a Star....

Say No to Class Warfare?

Spending And The Great Depression or ‘No, World War 2 Didn’t End The Depression’

The 1% of the time that Fox News does NOT suck includes this moment.

Judge Orders District Attorney George Gascón to Release Secret Crime Lab Memo

Two more arrests made in ILWU protests.

What is a liberal today? How are progressives different?

Nouriel Roubini: Greece Should Default and Abandon the Euro

Poll: Voters Willing to Replace Obama with Someone Blatantly Brain-damaged - Borowitz & options

Gawker: Amazon’s Best Excuses for Abusing Sick and Pregnant Workers

Kaptur, Kucinich back minimum tax for rich

Solyndra execs to take the Fifth

Fox Nation's ad hominem attack on Bill Clinton

If Jesus returned as Glenn Beck; (toon)

Polio strain spreads to China from Pakistan

Sources say WIS Attorney General Van Hollen's office declined to help with John Doe

Troy Davis willing to take polygraph test, lawyers say

Perry brag dumb.

Does this tail gate make my state of NC look small? Shame allows me to only post this late at night.

Halloween is still a while away but this is too good to pass up...

U.S. assembling secret drone bases in Africa, Arabian Peninsula, officials say

And speaking of grizzly bears....

Greta and Tucker have knockdown over Sarah Palin.

SF Supervisor Introduces Legislation Protecting Birds from Buildings

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

The Military and the Commons: Why would we want the military to command the commons?

So what's the story behind geckos being good luck when they hang out or show up at your house?

French want Palestinians to drop UN membership bid

French want Palestinians to drop UN membership bid

Two articles on Greece and Europe as a whole.

Economy enters dangerous new phase says IMF

Obama making final push to blunt Palestinian bid

Italy puts scientists on trial for earthquake

Michelle Bachman's campaign for the president

Dan Choi to re-enlist

Whatever happened to 'jobs, jobs, jobs'? GOP Rep: Yes, we are waging a war on birth control

Wow Elizabeth Warren is ahead in the polls already

Myth: Raising Taxes on Wealthy Kills Jobs

Nikki Haley Can't Back Up Drug Testing Claim

Above The Law - USA (21 Sep 11)

Yahoo Appears to Censor Email Messages about Wall Street Protests, Apologizes

Earth to satellite: When will you hit -- and where?

Dan Senor is being trotted out as the "go to guy" for the business

GOP Leaders Urge Federal Reserve NOT To Act To Spur Economy

Professional military couple comes out

I hate the new bigoted catch phrase from the right

Yes, falling space debris has hurt people.

Some GOP asshat on Anderson Cooper just said he didn't think bullying was

And From 1890...

The Parisian Roots of Marx’s Economic Theories

Tar Sands Oil Pipeline would Violate Bush-Era Pollution Law

New Facebook: 6 Things you Need to Know

Breaking news: Deal reported to release U.S. hikers held in Iran. Update: link included

I have a question about oil from Iraq.

Tropical Storm Ophelia forms

Police admit action against Guardian 'not appropriate'

Humpday with papa Hal Sparks is on Stephanie Miller show now...

Seriously? Chaz Bono on Dancing with the Stars: should kids be banned from watching?

Esc and Ctrl: Jon Ronson investigates astroturfing - video

US PUSHES UN seat for dissorganized militant Libyans, but BLOCKS organized peaceful Palestinians

Inside the CIA's secret Thai prison

"We just want everyone to know who the handicapped ones are."

Crews Continue Work To Fix Damage From UWS Water Main Break

Is Corporate Bribery Silencing The Voices of American Protesters?

Is Corporate Bribery Silencing The Voices of American Protesters?

Corporate Sponsorship Anecdote

Conservative Smackdown of the Day: Coverage of the Occupy Wall St. Protests

Conservative Smackdown of the Day: Coverage of the Occupy Wall St. Protests

Medicare: Improvements Needed to Address Improper Payments in Home Health

Medicare: Improvements Needed to Address Improper Payments in Home Health

Drilling off Keys to begin by December

South Austin DU meetup tonight at 7 PM

15 Biggest Hospital False Claims and Anti-Kickback Stories of 2011

Texas To Seek Universal Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Screening: Will It Be Used to Further Shame Women?

INCOMING....Just go give him a poke...he won't last long.

To-do lists grow for for aging Toledo sewers

Kindergartener brings crack pipe, meth for show-and-tell

Onerous entitlement hoops.

Is anybody watching Obama's UN speech?

U.S. scientists testing earthquake early warning

US justice department paid $16 for muffins

Glass-Steagall Was Veto-Proof

EDITORIAL: People replace machines at Big Y (local supermarket chain)!

I pay a Securities Transaction Excise Tax, why can't Wall St?

GOP Leaders To Bernanke: Dude, Quit Trying To Fix The Economy

Japan braces for landfall of massive Typhoon No. 15

Gay engineer’s death ruled a homicide

Plummeting Satellite May Hit Thursday's Scheduled GOP Debate

A Transformative Jobs Plan: What’s Good for IBM’s Top Executives is Not Good for the U.S.

Comment from MN legislator sums up Republican insanity

Buffett a Fundraising Surrogate for Obama

Whalen signs on with Blue Dogs

Fukushima Workers Risk Radiation to Feed Families

State Senator Wants "Merry Christmas" to Be Florida's Official Holiday Greeting

State Senator Wants "Merry Christmas" to Be Florida's Official Holiday Greeting

Daily Distraction - Billboards have moms upset...

The Ed Show In Ohio: Gov. Kasich Refuses Invitation To Defend SB5

AT&T Gave $963K to Lawmakers in T-Mobile Bid

Young Men's Initiative: The White Mayor's Burden

CNN's piece Trys to Spin Doubt on Troy Davis's Innocence. FU CNN !

Speaking of DWTS...David Arquette looked very thin like he has been ill

So despite years of stated policy concerning a two state solution with Israel and Palestine,

Where we went off the rails as a country or why a graph is worth a thousand words.

But we'll try, best as we can, to carry on!

Jamey Rodemeyer, 14, Dies in Suicide

The Onion: Republicans Call Tax Proposal 'Class Warfare'

DOJ chows down on $16 muffins, washes them down with $1.00 an ounce coffee.

Ever see how a home health care scam works?

Bahbwah WAHWAH just did a continuous hit job on McGINNIS

Why do the Poor Continue to Defend tax Breaks for the Rich

so i guess the dumbing down of america is in full swing.

Well that was a speech I couldn't imagine any GOP candidate being able to make

Independent UK: Is this one of America's worst miscarriages of justice?

Slow Poke TOON: Ron Paul's Muffin-Care "Only 400,000 Muffins To Go!"

Judge calls Specter (Arlen) Little Nixon...

Are the GOP going after anti-bullying because childhood bullies are their future gop base?

While I understand the mourning of the loss of common sense in this nation, this is NOT

"The 2011 (Alabama) Legislative Session yielded an avalanche of socially conservative legislation."

Medicare Cuts Will Cripple Home Health Agencies says Report

Medicare Cuts Will Cripple Home Health Agencies says Report

Place your bets - name the state where some private school will ban military recruiting

Memory holes

Marines Now Recruting At Gay Community Center

Armed Services chairman: Cuts could mean draft

help a twitter fool

OnStar Tracks Your Car Even When You Cancel Service

Report: Radiation level spiking around Tokyo as typhoon nears Fukushima plant (CHART)

James Byrd’s killer: 'I’d do it all over again' .

TPM Report: Wis. Attorney General Declined To Help With Walker Investigation

With more space needed, U.S. planning major expansion at detainee facility in Afghanistan

0, 8, and 10

House Democrats Challenge Citizens United v. Federal Election Commision

Show your support for a UN endorsement of Palestinian statehood here

Before the Davis Execution Takes Place - TheAtlantic

Moody's cuts ratings on 3 banks

Gay Oktoberfest Events Reflect Changing Bavaria

Obama just said: "We must stand up for the rights of gays and lesbians everywhere"

NYTs: A Grievous Wrong

Do you stand with labor, or with Ralph Nader, who busted a union at one of his organizations?

Quirky former FBI agent. Hoo boy!

This needs a thread of it's own...

"How Whole Foods 'Primes' You to Shop"

please call... I refuse to give up hope

Malcolm X Interview at UC Berkeley, October 1963

Malcolm X Interview at UC Berkeley, October 1963

awkward pregnancy photos.

The Rude Pundit: Hypocritical, Cruel, and Buffoonish Responses from the GOP on Obama's Tax Plan

Toon- State Bird of Georgia

Does Anyone Think That Behind The Scenes Obama Pushed Palestine To Ask For UN Statehood .....

Supporters Drop 240,000 Signatures At DA's Office (Troy Davis) - Anybody Know If The DA Is Right ???

Something there is that doesn't love a wall,

Al Sharpton leads a group of demonstrators calling for a halt to the execution of Troy Davis - pics

I-Team: Obama "gun boom" may be over

Bill Would Require Nearly All St. Louis Dogs and Cats to Be Sterilized

Which would you rather do: execute an innocent man, or let a guilty man walk free?

Guardian UK: Troy Davis: 10 reasons why he should not be executed

Question about The Young Turks show.

Worldwide Reputation List

Tom the Dancing Bug - "Charlie on the Job Hunt"

Obama vs. Perry: The First Debate...

Mexican Electrical Workers finally win recognition and settlement

Georgia Justice (cartoon)

Obama: 'No short cut' to Middle East peace.

caption time!

Oil mats after BP spill pose long-term ecosystem threat: study

CNN Quick Vote: Should the United States abolish the death penalty?

A Chicago writer on MSNBC said that Obama should step down

Update on the financial crisis ... I'm still mad. Another Rick Perry Whopper

How can anyone reputable write a story about a police beating, without mentioning where it happened?

New Law Bans Warrantless Cell Phone Searches

you can't make this stuff up / Tea baggers form own “super committee”, will meet at Denny’s

Elizabeth Warren on Morning Joe (Video)

Help prevent a travesty of justice.

Need some help about Crohn's disease

Fox News: Mechanic suggests broken seat why pilot not visible in Reno air crash

I refuse to believe corporations are people until...

What a shame. Tony Bennett had to explain/justify his statements.

150-Year-Old Law Against Wearing Masks Used to Arrest Wall Street Demonstrators

Bachmann Tours Iowa Meat Plant Without Hair Net, whines about over-regulation

Troy Davis: GA Supreme Ct denies stay

Bass Pro Sued By Feds For Discriminating Against Non-White Job Seekers

Terra 'Fro

Issa lobbied for same kinds of federal loans his committee is now investigating (The Hill)

PETITION: Grocery store CEOs: Refuse Monsanto's GMO sweet corn!

Big news for music lovers - REM finally calling it day.....


Source: Troy Davis Was At The Scene Of The Shooting But Did Not Kill Anyone - RobRedding

U.S. hikers reunited with family - pics

"Toxic BPA turning up in children's soup cans: group"

Amazon brings Kindle e-books to 11,000 libraries

Feral Cat Colonies Present Perfect Storm of Rabies Risk

Self delete.

Nashville paramedic suspended after anti-gay posts

The Forever War: U.S. building secret drone bases in Africa, Arabian Peninsula, officials say

Mitt and Rick’s Secret Donor Deal (cross posted from LBN)

Boeing Loses Part of Atlas 747-8 Order on Performance, Delay

State Voter ID Laws Draw National Scrutiny (ABC news)

Death to Schweddy Balls!!!

Romney broke law to help Perry.

Georgia Supreme Court rejects Davis; U.S. Supreme Court final chance

I'm down here at the City/County Building for Troy Davis

Powell's is the only general online bookstore that I know of that employs union labor.

Marines Already Recruiting for Gays, Lesbians

DEA faces federal lawsuit for blocking marijuana research

NYT Op/Ed on Troy Davis Execution: 'A Grievous Wrong,' 'Appalling'

NYT Op/Ed on Troy Davis Execution: 'A Grievous Wrong,' 'Appalling'

Corrections Officials Sign-On for Troy Davis

Corrections Officials Sign-On for Troy Davis

I could never be the attorney for a death penalty case...

The night the lights went out in Georgia.

Absolute disgrace. Georgia supreme court refuses to halt lethal injection

Yesterday it was Pat Boone, and today it's Sheriff Joe

Confirmed: The Fabulously Reverend Ted Haggard To Swap Wives With Gary Busey

Do the right thing. You have the power. Prevent this injustice. nt

Job Creationism and Faith-Based Economics.

Fed to shift $400B in holdings to boost economy ("Operation Twist II")

CNN- crowd erupts in cheers

Really, will the Christian God ever bless a country that passes judgment and kills

If Bill Clinton can ask the Singapore government not to cane an American for vandalism

NAACP Ben Jealous says temp stay for Davis

Someone in another part of this board would like to know more about Troy Davis

What country would you say has the best record on human rights?

Going to a lesbian wedding this weekend in Boston

Troy Davis: 'I'm sitting on death row for a crime I did not commit'

Temporary delay from Supreme Court.


Cheney: "My days are numbered."

Protestors gather outside The White House demanding a last-minute intervention for Troy Davis - pics

New possible explanation for WTC explosions

Confirmed: Ted Haggard To Swap Wives With Gary Busey

Compare and contrast:

I think I'm going to be sick. I felt this way when we invaded Iraq.

Another shutdown looming

Mods... You ROCK !!!

Mods... You ROCK !!!

This could go down as one of the days we remember

George W. Bush when he was Governor only spent 15 minutes reviewing death penalty cases before him

OOPS...Wrong Forum...

The Dancing With the Stars buried lede

DemocracyNow doing Live Streaming of Troy Davis Execution

Tweet of the night.

More hot sauce ....... OR ELSE !!!!

No Stay Confirmed

The Supreme Court has HELD and not STAYED the execution.

Bad River Band Chippewa's ramped up its push Wednesday to stop a proposed iron mine in WIS

Mark Cuban. "The Most Patriotic Thing You Can Do. Pay Your Taxes."

A question about Chaz Bono

The Fed is looking to drive us further into stagflation

Parents with students at college - it's worth it to nag your kids now to get a flu shot.

Mother of MacPhail (victim) told the US Supreme Court will decide on Troy Davis by 830PM

$16 muffins, $8 coffee served in Justice audit

Tonight on Countdown

Welcome to Boston, Mr. Rumsfeld. You Are Under Arrest

Article: "Better 10 Guilty Men Go Free than to Convict a Single Innocent Man" - FindLaw

How can you be Amish and Gay?

NATO Ground Troops Assisted Tripoli Invasion;" Mass Graves"..

GOP needs a history lesson about class warfare

35 bodies dumped on road as Mexican drug war continues

35 bodies dumped on road as Mexican drug war continues

Great photo!

Teen contributor to 'It Gets Better Project' takes his own life

Levi Johnston: Bristol Palin's Ex Tells All In New Book, Slams Palin Family

Google to Santorum: We Won't Change the Double Meaning

ABC NEWS: Troy Davis Execution Delayed

Really - I just don't even have a subject line with this latest Santorum comment! I'm baffled!

Ex-A.I.G. Chief Hosts Perry Fund-Raiser

only 5 to 10% of patients pay off their medical debt, collections gets another 12%

IRS: 1,470 millionaires paid no income tax in '09

Occupation Wall Street: Day 4: At least five arrested, one may be in critical condition

Dems Play Hardball! Reject Short-term Spending Measure.

Are any national media covering the travesty in Georgia tonight?

GETTING RICH Off The POOR: How The Koch Brothers WEALTH GREW 43% Since 2010

On the Reno plane...

On the Reno plane...

Man wins dumpling eating contest, then dies

Well... I Hope These Assholes Are Happy... The Blood Is About To Be On Their Hands

Regardless of what happens with Troy Davis, we need to focus on abolishing the death penalty.

Any Dostoyevsky readers out there? He was sentenced to death & lead to the gallows

Look for me to be involved with the Ed Show next week!


Fukushima nuclear plant on typhoon alert

Hilarious ad by Manhattan Mini-Storage re: Michelle Bachmann

If you are against state sanctioned murder, do me a favor

The Safety Net vs the Tea Party's Amazing Reality Rejecting Scissors

"Rome Wasn't Burned In A Day": Replacing Liberal Timidity With Leftist Passion

Why does Fox News hate Windows 8?

Is James Byrds family as vocal about the death of his killer...

Obama gets a kosher seal of approval

I just quit Facebook because they abuse users

When they killed my friend at 26 for more "health insurance" profits....

This is exactly why I'm against the death penalty.

Mike Luckovich toon on Troy Davis Case

UC hikers released on $1 million bail

A statement from Troy:

I'm a redhead and my sperm is just as good as yours

U.S. to build new massive prison in Bagram

What Transsexuality Is: Definition, Cause, and History

BREAKING: House fails to pass continuing resolution

K and R if you think Nader needs to STFU

Tell Pres. Obama and Attorney General Holder: Save Troy Davis

Wall Street Occupation Continues



Am I the only one who suspects Troy Davis's case is part of a POLICE COVERUP?

Why the mortgage deduction is a bad subsidizes leveraged gambling on housing.

Day 5 of Wall Street Protest... Latest Update!

Obama Defict Reduction plan Proposes Allowing Banksters Debt Collectors to Call Peoples' Cell Phones

Todd Palin to file for Divorce..

Todd Palin to file for Divorce..

Can someone explain the appeal of "V" masks?

Reality check - any primary challenge would be completely ignored by Obama

If we really wanted things to be fair why not take away itemized deductions period.

The wealthiest 400 are worth $1.5 trillion, roughly the GDP of Canada

Job Creators... or Job Cremators?

Job Creators... or Job Cremators?

Christian fourth grade textbook, tries to explain electricity but just gives up

A Republican's Achilles' Heel

Look---You're either 100 percent for the Death Penalty or 100 percent against it.

One In Four Millionaires Pays Lower Taxes Than The Median Middle-Class Household

Wow... Read This Piece By Bob Barr On The Troy Davis Execution !!!

Whether they realize it or not, the majority of Teapublicans actually agree with us.

How to make a creationist weep. By Mark Morford

Insulting islam is now acceptable for cons

Uh pro-life peeps...

Nader bashing again, really? C'mon man.

Burbank City Council Says They Can't Stop Walmart, Tears Ensue

Why did you come to DU??

Cord Cutters Aren't Deadbeats

In this thread, post something positive and supportive about OccupyWallStreet.

Marijuana Arrests Driving America’s So-Called ‘Drug War,’ Latest FBI Data Shows

In Case You Missed This... 'Trial by Fire' (The Cameron Todd Willingham Case/Execution)

Rick Perry set to murder one of James Byrd's killers

Drop Everything...Ted Haggard to appear in 'Celebrity Wife Swap' with actor Gary Busey & his partner

Well, Elizabeth Warren just knocked 'em dead on Morning Joe!

DADT gone, but unequal treatment of gays still here

I don't Thank president Obama for signing DADT repeal.

"The rich pay the lion's share of American's taxes"

Jesus.... I Believe That The Execution Of Troy Davis Is A Political Act, And NOT An Act Of Justice

Any former Reagan voters here who have since the 1980's turned into progressives?

TROY GETS A Reprieve. (Not a stay)

I'm told even mentioning Obama being primary challenged is a bad thing

Feds ask court to dismiss ‘don’t ask’ lawsuit

The 'Other' Execution Tonight—Man Who Dragged James Byrd, Jr. To His Death

Daily Caller: Sheriff Joe Arpaio appoints ‘cold case posse’ to probe Obama’s birth certificate

Seniors Group Launches Multi-Million "No Cuts" Campaign for Social Security, Medicare & Medicaid

Just Had to Look. (Don't click if you don't want to know what the morons are saying)

So property valuation came today for 2011. Property value

Reaganomics is Redistribution of Wealth to the Wealthy

Rich in Spirit

Rich in Spirit

NYT Health: Remark on HPV Vaccine Could Ripple for Years

Libyan Revolution Week 31 part 4

Are "progressives" a drag on the Democratic Party?

Exclusive: Julian Assange autobiography set to be published tomorrow

Why not BOYCOTT Georgia? (Troy Davis)

Why not BOYCOTT Georgia? (Troy Davis)

Why not BOYCOTT Georgia? (Troy Davis)

Thank you, LBJ, for the rights of women, people of color & anti-segregation!

History Nerds: Who's the last Republican you could've voted for?

Ron Paul Says Aide Who Died With $400k Medical Bill Didn’t Need Government Help

Why I oppose the death penalty

HP considers hiring Meg Whitman CEO

Beware the Wrong Lessons from Poverty and Income Data

Beware the Wrong Lessons from Poverty and Income Data

MKULTRA projects on behavioral modification, drugging unwitting citizens

Rand study finds less crime near pot dispensaries

Blaming Nader for Obama's woes is like saying the Model T sucked because it was only offered in 8

Garry Trudeau on the 400

Slowpoke TOON- Mutually Assured Destitution

Marijuana blocks PTSD symptoms in rats: study

Toons: The Class War

Toons: The Class War

Marijuana Helps Prevent PTSD, Dispensaries Make Neighborhoods Safer - What's the Pot Problem Again?

anyone watch "the town that jobs forgot"? on CNBC last night?

A question about pot and it's illegality...

I'm sorry but anyone wearing some goofy movie mask gets an automatic goofball label

Eighty Percent of Americans Say U.S. Is Still in Recession

So many mixed emotions. I'm grateful to Obama for my new health insurance, my public option,

Ron Paul says he'd consider putting Dennis Kucinich in his Cabinet

Ralph Nader hasn't done shit since writing "Unsafe at any Speed"! Except for ....

Legalize drugs. Yeah, you heard me, ALL OF THEM

I'll admit it: I worry about Ralph Nader.

Why the **** is Lawrence O'Donnell Interviewing Ralph Nader???

My sons' next accomplishment- for your entertainment

Hey, Paula Deen has a line of furniture call Paula Deen Home.

Your wife, she is impregnable?

What makes for a quick & delicious snack at your house? I like fresh pita bread

What to do in Vegas if

I'm going to the book store tomorrow. Anyone have any suggestions for good new books on politics

I'm going to the book store tomorrow. Anyone have any suggestions for good new books on politics

how do I give a star to another DUer? n/t


Had a great day in the clinic today.

Question on "Runners High"

woops...... please delete

WOO HOO! Looks like I might be going for the Mexican Restaurant Hat Trick.

Remote accidentally landed on "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills."

Anyone else get slammed with like 20 new episodes on Hulu today?

Halloween is still a while away but this is too good to pass up...

WTF Is Google Plus?

I won't believe corporations are people until Texas executes one of them. n/t

Question about Breaking Bad, most recent episode (possible spoilers)

Question about Breaking Bad, most recent episode (possible spoilers)

Unconditional love

Going somewhere?

Wow! What have they been feeding this kitteh?

MiddleFingerMom is taking his physical therapy VERY seriously.

PHOTO: "MMMMMM...THAT one's MINE. And THAT one, and THAT one, and..."

PHOTO: "One tiny atom in my claw could be... Could be one little... tiny universe!"

PHOTO: "So close...and yet, so FAR..."

Kali's been feeling low. Her doc 's diagnosis was a Vitamin D deficiency, so she recommended...

So what's the story behind geckos being good luck when they hang out or show up at your house?

Do I... make my ass look big?

Charlie Sheen Roast: Lots of it was funny, but I wasn't too keen on the violence on women jokes

Road sign warns of "Zombies Ahead"

A child said, What is the grass? by Walt Whitman

There are days when MiddleFingerMom loves the whole world.. LITERALLY (dialup & eyebleach warning)

Rock n' real music:


Are there any parents out there who dislike Louie or Family Guy?

Promo posters for upcoming Lou Reed / Metallica album banned in London

My passive aggressive relatives can beat your passive aggressive relatives any day of the week!

Catching some zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

Describe something about you with a list

I See A Little Silhouetto Of A BAND: Queen assembles its own "tribute band" for 2012 tour

Yet Another Modest Proposal

Anybody in the Lounge have trouble connecting with folks in GD?

If its Lego You know its real

Pre-Season Training camp now opening for the 'War on Christmas' - are you ready?

what to do when you’re riding america’s longest escalator

Is there NOTHING the most interesting man in the world can't do?

A great movie is on FMC at 3:00 pm PT:

A great movie is on FMC at 3:00 pm PT:

So, when you get a new smart phone, the first thing you do, obviously, is delete the MySpace app

Be honest with me. Does Rutherford Hayes look homeless in this picture?

Can I make bittersweet chocolate into milk chocolate

Obama's Elf

PHOTO: I think I will name this squirrel "Sandra Lee."

Anyone here regret the "Smartphone"?

awkward pregnancy photos.

Great idea! I think I'll go hiking...

Hard to get to places you want to visit at least once before you die.

Bohemian Rhapsoda:

Do you like my chairs?

A little help please, ya opposable-thumbed smart-ass...

PHOTO: If you crossed Wilfred Brimley with a kitten, you'd get one pissed off kitty

I have a new puppy!

Most Interesting Man In the World

Test your DU intelligence quiz: Question #5

PHOTO: "She's safe now. Her name is Holly."

5 Wednesday questions

Under the sea, under the sea WTH??? Freaking liars...

What are you reading tonight Lounge? I'm reading "When God Was a Rabbit" by

I dare not post this in GD, but can anyone give me the lowdown on Troy Davis?

Is the DU running really slow for anyone else?

Damn!Got Away with No Cavaties

Calling all geezer and geezerette DU'ers! Do your part.

What food do you miss that is hard to get? I always ask for fettucini alfredo

"An orgasm" is the phrase for today. Modify a thread title to include "an orgasm".

R.E.M. Has Broken Up

All My Children predictions

Why can't we all get along?

I want to try and get to the bottom of something that's been bothering me

What do deer eat?

What are your favorite saxaphone tunes??? got a clip?

Just like you did not know what an orgasm was before you had one...

Things we say today that we owe to Shakespeare. Can you add to the list.

News Corp. Said to Get Letter From U.S. in Bribery Probe

Man with backpack climbs over White House fence, nabbed by Secret Service

Watergate office building to be sold

Sharia Law ::: Saudia Arabia Executes Sudanese National for SORCERY

Lawyer for 2 Americans jailed as spies in Iran says they will be released within hours

G.O.P. Urges No Further Fed Stimulus

Arab League parliament urges Syria (and Yemen) suspension

U.S. assembling secret drone bases in Africa, Arabian Peninsula, officials say

Sikkim earthquake: Scores of bodies found in rubble

Mich. Dem. switches to GOP House race

Murdoch Inquiry into Hacking Expands to All Wapping Titles

Russia Faces Recession for Two Years With $50 Oil, IMF Says

Greece bailout: Cabinet meets to discuss faster cuts

Greece bailout: Cabinet meets to discuss faster cuts

MPs summon Met police to explain bid to force Guardian to reveal sources (Re: Phone Hacking Scandal)

US confirms $5bn Taiwan F-16 fighter jet upgrade

Police: Explosion Investigated as Detonation of a Car Bomb Seriously Injures 3 in Michigan

Polio strain spreads to China from Pakistan

Mitt and Rick’s Secret Donor Deal

Worldwide Reputation List

Unauthorised Julian Assange autobiography due out

35 bodies found in Mexican roadway during rush hour

WikiLeaked U.S. Cables Paint Portrait of Brutal, Ineffectual and Polluting UN Force

Sources: AG Van Hollen's office declined to help with Scott Walker John Doe Investigation

Troy Davis asks Supreme Court to stop execution

Germany bans neo-Nazi group aiding far-right prisoners

Supreme Court now reconsidering #TroyDavis case. Execution delayed

Troy Davis execution delayed while supreme court considers stay

Alexander to GOP leaders: Thanks, but no thanks

23,000 California RNs to Strike Thursday—09/22/11

Young Adults Make Gains in Health Insurance Coverage

Hillary Clinton Promotes Women's Rights Treaty That U.S. Has Not Yet Signed

BREAKING-(10am EDT): Hikers Free

8 Children Abducted by Mother, Police Say

Michael Reagan: I'm 'not crazy enough' to run for U.S. Senate

Obama Pushes for Whistle-Blower Bill

Kelly Thomas: DA charges two officers with murder, manslaughter

BREAKING: Court allows ACLU challenge to FISA Amendments Act warrantless wiretapping law to proceed

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Fed Moves on Long-Term Interest Rates to Spur Growth

Temporary Delay of Execution for Troy Davis (Supreme Court Deliberating)

Troy Davis: no polygraph test before execution tonight

Three House Dems take on Georgia death case

ATF 'Fast and Furious' secret audio: Murder of Border Patrol agent 'collateral damage'

Two U.S. hikers convicted as spies leave Iran on bail

Senate Panel Approves $53B Foreign Aid Bill

A $16 muffin? Justice Dept. audit finds ‘wasteful’ and extravagant spending

Obama making final push to blunt Palestinian bid

Obama deserves 'badge of honor' on Israel, says Netanyahu

West Hollywood to Ban Sale of Fur Garments

Obama, at U.N., Explains Rationale for Opposing Palestinian Statehood Bid

Obama Won't Weigh In On Georgia Execution

White Supremacist Executed For Texas Dragging

Armed Services Chairman Suggests Deep Defense Cuts Could Mean Reinstatement Of Military Draft

Amputations and genital injuries increase sharply in Afghan war, as do multiple amputations

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I never thought this day would come

Chairman Emanuel Cleaver’s Statement On President Obama’s Deficit Reduction Package

"I don't think Americans are going to approve of the president taking his ball and going home."

What's your opinion on Suskind's new book?

Egghead and Blockheads

Fighting for real ‘shared sacrifice’

Graham Attempting to Force Feed Senate Anti-NLRB Bill

Krugman: Billionaires and Secretaries

O'Reilly threatens to quit if Obama raises his taxes

Obama at the U.N.

DeFazio praised President Obama’s proposal to bring fairness to the tax system

Republican leaders to Ben Bernanke: No more stimulus

Gov. Perry Cut Funds For Women's Health In Texas

Have You Called Any GOP Members re: Jobs Bill & Taxes

Robert Reich: The Republicans’ Latest Ploy to Keep the Economy Lousy through Election Day

Why vote for a lesser evil?

Carville on Possible Primary Challenge: Nader Has Done Enough Damage

Darrell Issa sent letter to Energy Secretary requesting loan for California electric car maker

Holder: Obama Administration Still Working To Close Gitmo Before 2012

Mitt Romney: 'Raising taxes on corporations is raising taxes on people.'

NYT BREAKING NEWS: Fed Moves on Long-Term Rates to Spur Growth

Perry lead is SLIMMING in SC and in the republican primary

After Taking Millions In Wall Street $, Romney Appoints Wall Street Front Group Chm. Policy Adviser

"Survey finds significant drop in uninsured young adults" (Obamacare)

Washington Wire: Who's the Real 'Zero?' Romney Asks

The Unemployment Rate In Texas Is 8.5%

Perry Used Taxpayer Money to Subsidize Family Vacations, Presidential Campaign Events

Political Wire: David Frum: All About Defeating Obama

Statement from President Obama on the Release of Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal

Bachmann Pitches Message at Wrong Factory

Just now on Al Sharpton! Defense will ask SCOTUS to stop execution. n/t

I am sick of Ralph Nader threads! Please just let him go away on DU.

Florida 'Pro-Family' Leader Tweets his endorsement of Rick Perry


Gore wielcomes Cenk to Current TV

Preview of next year. Perry releases new "President ZERO" ad

Why some polls make no sense: Giuliani 2012!!!

Obama's catching up to Bush

This is an opinion, re: Nader and his attempt to screw up the 2012 election with a primary challenge

Is Rick Perry Palling Around With Extremists?

Kudos to Obama -- A huge step in the right (correct) direction

Russ Feingold: 'I Strongly Disagree With Ralph Nader' On A Primary Challenge To Obama

If we don't raise taxes on the rich now, we may see real class warfare later!

Mainstream pundits vs. mainstream voters

Friends and foes.

The moderate, centrist elite does not speak for moderate voters

Labor putting its muscle behind Obama’s jobs bill

TPM Video: Elizabeth Warren on 'Class Warfare'

Talkingpointsmemo's Josh Marshall: Gimme a Break

An opinion in favor of Democratic Primary Challenges

Can Obama grant Troy Davis executive clemency and prevent his execution?

A Million Teenagers have gotten health care under Obama's plan !!

This requires a Post for sure, and I am not sure where it will go, but lets try it anyway.

Views of Perry Turn More Negative Since First Debate, By NATE SILVER

Maybe there should be a federal law

What Has Obama Done for LGBT Americans?

Examining the latest "teh LIST" of Obama's record with the gay community.

David Silverman's Atheist 9/11 Remembrance Service

The Buffet Rule

Days of Rage Occupy Wall St.

Mike Malloy - I Can Smell Teabaggers

CAPTION Obama at the UN

Obama: "A warrior for the middle class? I wear that badge of honor."

Is it me, or does anyone else see an odd correlation between Obama "criticism" and Nader support??

'Ignoreland' — R.E.M.'s take on Reagan and conservatism

Growing Up Paul

Rachel Maddow On The Repeal Of DADT 9/20/11

Jim Chanos: China Debt is Worse than Europe Debt

Dial M for Meltdown

TDPS: American Conservatism Is Indistinguishable from a Religion

Thom Hartmann with Rev. Jesse Jackson - Is this the end of the line for Troy Davis?

Papantonio: How Much Did Sexual Harassment Cost Bill O’Reilly

President Obama Addresses U.N. General Assembly


Thom Hartmann: Conversations with Great Minds with David Stockman. Part 1

Thom Hartmann: Conversations with Great Minds with David Stockman. Part 2

MSNBC - Rep. Sally Kern (R-OK): Homosexuals Are Worse Than Terrorists

Do the rich pay their "fair share"

DU, let's out CAPTION Huffington Post!!!! Here's a photo of cold-hearted Michelle Bachmann.

Obama and Israel side against Palestine

Perry Is Done

What does it feel like to fly over planet Earth?

Josh Ritter - "Girl In The War"

Thom Hartmann: Exposing the GOP's Secret Game Plan to Win in 2012

Move on: Most powerful response to Let Him Die party.

Thom Hartmann: America..Life Imitates The Bourne Identity

Anonymous - Capitalism is not free market. Free market is not capitalism.

Cornel West: Escalating Civil Disobedience Is Necessary

Papantonio: The Truly Evil Nature of Fox News

John Amato On The GOP History Of Voter Suppression

Wes Clark junior answers 'Doughy White Guy" Breitbart

Dramatic Video: EU cops violent with immigrants

Question for Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs: GOP FoxNews Google Debate

TYT: Obama Advisers Exposed In New Book

AC360 - 14-Yr-Old Jamey Rodemeyer Bullied To Death

Proof that Yahoo is censoring email about the Wall Street occupation!!

In a financial war. And losing.

Keiser Report, US Dollar fraud and rape of savers

It's Simple: Keep Your Hands Off Social Security and Medicare!

President Obama's Millionaires' Tax

If Obama was a strong President, would anyone be worried about Nader running?

The President scores a major victory, thanks to progressives.

Elizabeth Warren Trounces “Class Warfare” Meme (BOOM!)

Why Is TYT Going To Current TV?

I Think Health Care Reform Is Working...

Atlas omits huge lump of arseholes talking about climate change

Murdoch will have to step down, rival mogul says

A Banker’s Secret Wealth

Corporations own your wallet now.

The Metro-covery and the Limits of Growth Without Growth

Brennan Does Yemen by Scott Horton

Troy Davis and the History of Injustice in America

U.S. ill-equipped to deal with Japan-like nuclear meltdown

religion and politics

Lamar Alexander steps down from No. 3 position in GOP leadership -

What Awful Reality TV and Suburban Living Have to Do With the Tea Party's Lack of Empathy

Political Shift in California Trips Brown

Federal Reserve ignores Republican demands, moves to spur growth

Bush, Cheney, and GOP Responsible for Attempt to Discredit Obama with Solyndra

Will Ties to Pentagon Contractors Push 'Supercommittee' Democrats to Cut Entitlements?

With credit still tight around the country, support for new public state banks is growing

IMF warns on global financial system

Don't Underestimate Liberals in the Battle for True Freedom

"Rome Wasn't Burned In A Day": Replacing Liberal Timidity With Leftist Passion

U.S. taxes are low compared to OECD countries - Tax Policy Center

Labor Day reflections – are unions passé?

Obama's Arc of Instability, Destabilizing the World One Region at a Time

Amy Goodman: 99 Percenters Occupy Wall Street

U.S. Business Has High Tax Rates but Pays Less - NYT

Revenue Provisions in President Obama's Jobs bill - Citizens for Tax Justice