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Archives: October 30, 2013

Kickstarting Atheist Baby Shoes

Haley leads in SC by 9, Clinton trails Christie by 5

Important study from 2011 abt RoundUp's devastating health impact

Are you really serious - Bwaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah hahahahah

Remembering International Religious Freedom Day

My Exchange with a Teahadist (claims I'm in an alternate reality)

Any Suggestions for a dry cat food for male neutered cats or helpful forum?

Judge Recants His Own Recanting of Key Voter ID Ruling

One Stop Catholic Drive Thru

Commander-in-Chief and Hand-ker-Chief

Does anybody have any polling data

Ex-Okla. Lawmaker Guilty in Bribery Trial

28 fallacies about the Fukushima nuclear disaster

Insurance Cancellations Elbow Out Website Woes At Health Hearing

Reasons you should not fart in bed...

BART Permanently Lifts Rush Hour Bike Ban

Ex-Okla. lawmaker guilty in bribery trial

Tony Abbott visits Afghanistan to declare Australia's war over

chris hayes & 2 views of Ohio gov Kasich

Ex-Russian Mayor Accused of Plotting to Shoot Down Rival's Plane

What percent of GDP is spent on healthcare?

Man Charged With Lawn Mower DUI



Chilean gets life over murder of gay man Daniel Zamudio

Christian heads are exploding on FB because of this image

Hey guys, do me a favor an follow this page

Wisconsin: Mary Burke's OK with the iron mine, just don't rush it

Man buys $27 of bitcoin, forgets about them, finds they're now worth $886k.

Labor Secretary Thomas Perez Says More Employers Need To Follow Costco's Example

A question for people in the South.

With Trayvon's mother sitting just across from him, Cruz Argues Florida Law Helps African-Americans

I dont think hosts should have to put up with badgering. There is one

Alabama Agrees To Permanently Gut Immigration Law

Goodnight Moon (this one will keep you awake!)

"The political middle is dying. But it’s not redistricting’s fault"

Playwright Steven Berkoff to Haaretz: Anti-Zionism is anti-Semitic poison in guise

Indiana police dog bites boy during demonstration (during mock drug search)

NO ... nO! ... *NO* ... no ... No ... NoNoNo ... HELL No! ... NO WAY ... NuhUh ... No Way, Jose ...

Spain announces inquiry into alleged surveillance of citizens by NSA

John Denver: Last Night I Had the Strangest Dream

Hawaii Same-Sex Marriage Bill Passes Senate Panel

Mandatory Tuesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Cruzin’ for a Bruizin’ & a new Kittehs gif

This is a documentary.

FL's Ben Gamla charter school gets 10 million while former congressman, owner, lives in Israel.

Another question for people in the south

Israel's twisted logic in keeping EU legislators out of Gaza

‘The banality of the banality of evil’ - Banksy in NY

Fearful of anti-Semitism, 22% of European Jews hide identity

Hawaii governor expects gay marriage bill to pass 'within week'

Did anybody else see that "blackout" show on National Geographic?

A canceled health plan is a good thing

Best movie service?

Billionaires: Decline of the West, Rise of the Rest

JPMorgan's $13 billion deal hits stumbling blocks: sources

What do a puck, a goal, and the Catholic Church have in common?

Anti-Semitism in Australia

John McCain, a**hole

this is f*cking sick

Modified billboard

Bill Maher on Piers Morgan, CNN

Food giants pour millions into defeating Washington GMO label measure

James Spader's "Blacklist." Yay or Nay?

Has anyone returned to work after being disabled?

19 Young Activists Changing America

Today We Learned How to Make Crack Cocaine and Kevlar!

12 Year Old Publicly Schools Governor at Moral Monday Rally in North Carolina

The Walking Dead shocker

People will gladly pay more for cable TV than health insurance!

NSA chief says NATO allies shared phone records with the U.S. spy agency

Teamster Local 728: Recordings of worker interrogation and captive audience mtg.

In Boston Speech, Obama Seeks to Reset Ideas About His Health Law.

Montana Rodeo

Perpetual War How Does the Global War on Terror Ever End? By Jeremy Scahill Source:

Scientists identify a new dolphin species off Australia

Grace: Up-and-coming attorney donates his time to help Omaha's Latinos

Mark Obenshain is a complete loony!

Deal Reached in Inquiry Into Visa Fraud at Tech Giant

a movie that totally lost me

When all they have is technical criticism about a website...

New Chief Of the F.C.C. Is Confirmed.

*War of the Worlds on PBS tonight,

Is anyone here monitoring the DU Facebook group…?

We just had a robocall from Newt Gingrich

Just for the record, this is NOT the Confederate Flag:

Dream Chaser has rough landing in test flight, but firm hails ‘successful day’ for space plane

Nomination fights return to the Senate

Tacos. My song about that guy who is tanking the country from the bottom.

Roger Federer hijacks Twitter

Commander-in-Chief and Hand-ker-Chief

Rand Paul is a moron.

Frontline NOW -- "The Retirement Gamble"

Its the INSURANCE COMPANIES that are forcing changes

Bill Maher had an hour-long sit-down with Piers Morgan on CNN Tuesday night- couple clip links below

"Can corporations pray? The next expansion of corporate 'personhood'"

Israeli bulldozers demolish apartment building north of Jerusalem

I was bad today.

Update - NEW news: Texas AG Requests Emergency Stay After Abortion Ruling

Bill Maher said he thinks Ted Cruz could win the Republican

SHAME On US: Only 5 Elected Officials Attend Drone Strike Congressional Briefing

Istanbul's new rail tunnel links Europe and Asia

Nokia in Q3 net loss as sales continue plunge

Texas seeks emergency ruling so it can enact abortion law

For those keeping track of climate/weather, Anchorage just broke a record

Ted Cruz Explains to Trayvon Martin’s Mother How ‘Stand Your Ground’ Laws Help the Black Community

Whippin' Post

What a great movie: "My Best enemy".

Okay, I need some help here.

Lucia McBath testifies before the US Senate about her son Jordan Davis and Stand Your Ground

Obama Administration: Half Of Young Adults Can Get Marketplace Coverage For $50 Or Less A Month

Aetna CEO: Why insurance will be costing more

Please consider signing this petition.

Sybrina Fulton's Opening Statement at the US Senate about her son Trayvon Martin

Cashier forgot to charge me for $64 of merchandise. What to do? I need advise :(

More Than 1,000 Attend Andy Lopez Protest Rally in Santa Rosa

A letter to my daughter

Leahy: 'Insurmountable' Push For Filibuster Rules Change If GOP Blocks Obama Nominee

I really need to post in this forum more often...

iPad frozen during 7.0.3 update

MSNBC: Most of those who lose their insurance will come out AHEAD.

Uh...Company Behind Troubled Obamacare Website Donated Heavily To Republicans In 2012

*Darth cheney just said, on Charlie Rose,

Is Jon Stewart’s Epic Takedown of CNN a 'Good Thing or a Bad Thing'? - video link

NYPD Commissioner Kelly shouted down at Brown University

Pakistani victims tell US lawmakers tale of drone attack (Grayson chaired this hearing)

Arrests Call Into Question Nuclear Plant Employee Training

Afghans tried to court Pakistani militant seized by U.S.

from John Delaney:

Yes, I want to pay the costs of covering medical conditions that I'll likely never have...

Me want Cooke!

Let's make one thing clear, the ACA is about health insurance, not health care...

i want one of these for giftmas

188 Nations Condemn US Embargo Against Cuba

McCain: ENDA Could Lead To 'Busing,' 'Reverse Discrimination'

Just in case you missed hearing Cheney called a war criminal...

New York retailers, police trade blame on 'shop and frisk'-NYAG now investigating.

U.S. senators seek to cut Iran's oil sales in half - again

USDA plan to speed up poultry-processing lines could increase risk of bird abuse

10yr old boy kicked from bus for speaking Arabic...

Best candidate for Ward 9 Minneapolis, Ty Moore

Heads-up... On CNN the repeat of the Bill Maher interview by Piers Morgan is on now

Black Shoppers at Barneys and Macy’s Say They Were Profiled by Security

Doctor-assisted suicide ban to be appealed in B.C.


12 Year Old Schools Governor at Moral Monday Rally

Controversies show how Obama’s inattention to detail may hurt his presidential legacy (Wash. Post)

Monitoring of Parts in Old U.S. Nuclear Plants Called Unfocused

A Republican was trying to change a lightbulb...

change in Fresno & Central Valley; Central Valley Progressive PAC video

Developers Of SI Outlet Mall Agree To Use Organized Labor

Michigan community still Ground Zero in struggle against Tea Party.

UMBELIEVABLE and BIZARRE - Rachel Maddow Catches Rand Paul Plagiarizing From ‘Gattaca’ And Wikipedia

Cuccinelli Tripled (Quadrupled?) Down on 'God's Punishment' Rhetoric on Fox News Last Night

Drone Survivors Speak at Congressional Briefing Called by Rep. Grayson 10/29

Holy Smoke, Batman!! Look at this ... thing of beauty

More new-car buyers opt for 7-year loans

Boy Wanders Onto Stage To Hang Out With Pope Francis.

Cost of each US soldier in Afghanistan soars to 2.1 mln USD

Residents Fight Release of "Pillowcase Rapist" in Their Neighborhood

Video: Dead Men Walking: Vampires March Against JPMorgan Chase in MN

It's just after 10 PM here and I'm thinking seriously about going to bed!

Economic Conditions Outlined In Frontline Program Retirement Gamble Set Up By Reagan Presidency.

Michael Brown hospitalized after heart attack

Can no longer view DU on my cell phone.

*MASH the movie on TCM NOW!

I've applied to become a University of California Master Gardener

Report: Climate change may pose threat to economic growth

"Ted Cruz: The Mask of Sincerity"

"Tories" by Borde

The Odd, Painful, and Bizarre Final Days of Ken Cuccinelli

San Jose halts student car washes unless rules about discharge into storm drains are met

The Rand Paul Plagiarizing Guessing Game - Guess the Next One, or Which Movie!!!

US-Colombia Labor Action Plan represents ‘failure’ with ‘worsened’ conditions: Report

If the Republicans want to remain relevant, they must accept anything brought to the table.

If there's a heaven and a hell, what do you suppose will happen to...

New Tale Of Zatoichi (Shintaro Katsu)

Oh WOW, this is something really cool - regarding PATTY MURRAY and Wendy Davis

Oh WOW, this is something really cool - regarding PATTY MURRAY and Wendy Davis

Emotional Baby Is Moved To Tears By Mom's Singing

Target To Drop Criminal Background Questions In Job Applications

So we spend 20 billion dollars designing low radar profile war ships for what, again?

Just woke from a dream about the President and the Tea Party

Come on people!!! WAKE UP!!!

This requires an IMMEDIATE investigation and someone needs to be FIRED over it!!!!


Sex myths without substance: Mislabelling Japan

Star Song

A blue state’s road to red (West Virginia, article in WaPo)

Insomnia, MIRT and trance....

So, I just remembered my DU password

Well...maybe Rand Paul is good for one thing

Rand Paul, Wikipedia Plagiarist

Hamas' plan for next war: Frequent attacks on Tel Aviv area

TVA buys more wind power, plans for future with renewables

Ted Cruz Tells Trayvon Martin's Mom 'Stand Your Ground' Is Not About Race

Find something to be happy about today (Wednesday Oct 30, 2013)

Someone explain to me this "stimulus" that keeps Wall St. so damn happy...

Marine could be booted from Corps for warning troops about rapist Afghanistan cop

What's for Dinner? ~ Wednesday Oct 30th

purring cats

Libertarians in 2013: The Even Whiter, Wealthier, WASPier Bastion of Republican Party

Despicable - Gun raffle pulled from forum with Zimmerman lawyer Mark O'Mara

Groundbreaking Study: 19 Percent of Americans Don't Consider Themselves Heterosexual

U.S. promises to end funding for overseas coal projects

Owl Stuck in Halloween Spider Web Set Free - Feel Good Halloween Story!

Homer’s Last Theorem

Veterans Duckworth and Soltz: Food stamp cuts for veterans ‘unacceptable’ and ‘revolting’

Veterans Duckworth and Soltz: Food stamp cuts for veterans ‘unacceptable’ and ‘revolting’

How Ted Cruz Could Hurt the Right and Help Chris Christie in 2016

Why competition in health care sucks

Why Increasing the Minimum Wage Just Makes Sense

How Alan Greenspan Destroyed America

Suicide bomber kills self in Tunisian resort, second arrested

Van Jones of Green For All USA on building a green economy

Ho Hum

More Than 1,000 Attend Andy Lopez Protest Rally in Santa Rosa

Tom DeLay: I’m back and I’m on a mission from God

Help with detachable hard drive repair.

City quietly installs license plate readers at major intersection

I want my pony!!!!!!!/No DU Records?/This pony was for DU

Owl Stuck in Halloween Spiderweb Set Free

Walmart Touts Career Ops

Rebuttal to Emily Yoffee: Cockblocking Rapists Is A Moral Obligation; or, How To Stop Rape Right Now

During "Website Hearings" Congressman Pascrell has had enough...

NSA Officials Admit: 'We're Screwed Now' After Feinstein's Statement

Spying Known at Top Levels, Officials Say

Little girl in wheelchair gets first Halloween costume

Wednesday Toon Roundup 1- Repubs

Wednesday Toon Roundup 2-ACA doomsayers

Wednesday Toon Roundup 3- The Uncontrolled spying monster

25 Killer Websites that Make You Cleverer

Wednesday Toon Roundup 4- The rest

Woman Handing Out Letters, Not Halloween Candy (if she deems the child "moderately obese.")

Targeting Wall Street, Robin Hood Tax Comes to Washington

Here’s what and the F-35 have in common

Everything worthy of your time - Mark Morford

Rick Santorum: Satan Controls the Film Industry

Father upset after child finds Muslim book at school fair

Pakistani family testifies to empty room on Hill about US Drone that killed Granny

Pakistani family testifies to empty room on Hill about US Drone that killed Granny

Wendy Davis forced to sign afidavit to cast early vote.

Elites Stick together against Us: Feinstein Slams NSA Merkel Tap

Hypocrisy Alert: Unlike Sandy Survivors, Tornado Survivors Showed 'Self-Responsibility'

Do you know Boo? :D

Yeah!!!! I am now part of the 1%'ers!!!!!!!!

Afghanistan 'zero option' takes shape

250+ Killer Digital Libraries and Archives

Bulgarian mother of ‘Maria’ has FIVE of her other NINE children taken into care.

Poll: Virginia governor race a nailbiter

(Paul Bremer) The Ambassador’s Record Stripped Bare

Have you ever harvested wild food to cook?

The pivot from the shutdown to Healthcare is typical mainstream media.

Support For Death Penalty Falls To 40-Year Low: Poll

Picked up,a goodie today at a local Thrift Shop.

Senator targets 2 Michigan parks

Warren, Sanders Ready to Face Down Obama over Social Security, Medicare Cuts

Nebraska is a loser in the wind-energy boom

Happy Birthday to MEEEEEE!

I listened to an interview with Alan Grayson the other day on Mark Thompson's show...

Voters in heartland swing states care about the climate too

Alex Sink is running for C.W. Bill Young's congressional seat, will move to Pinellas

These 2 Words Will Make You More Selfish

Wisconsin: Scott squats for Big Insurance


Ronald says to stop complaining and enjoy the benefits we make sure you're qualified to receive

Joe Scar blamed his disgusting behavior yesterday on lack of sleep due to the World Series!

'We Hurt A Lot Of People,' Westboro Pastor's Granddaughter Says

Terry McAuliffe, on his "F" rating from the NRA

No One's Really Monitoring the Pipeline in Your Back Yard

Republican Who Voted Against Sandy Relief Spends Eve of Storm’s Anniversary Fundraising in New York

On the militarization of policy

I'd love to believe that the global crisis we're facing is all capitalism's fault.

Here’s how they fool the Tea Party: GOP votes to disapprove of selves

It’s Hard To Run A Democracy With An Ignorant Public

Sen. Warren sounds the alarm on irresponsible housing reform

The Holy Thugs of Venezuela

Then Some More Fun Gender Research! On Textual Analysis of Gender in Emails. Or on Water Rats.

Democracy Corps: Seniors Could Swing 2014 Midterms

Insurers Oppose Obamacare Extension as Danger to Profits

Expect to see mroe and more of this -Spain colluded in NSA spying on its citizens, Spanish newspaper

Fossil fuels divestment campaign is gathering momentum

Insurers Oppose Obamacare Extension as Danger to Profits

What Is Sexy, Exactly? Absolutely Anything.

1 of 7 early voters in Dallas County being forced to sign affidavit to verify ID

Venezuela police murder 4 fisherman

Oops -Adobe hack: At least 38 million accounts breached

There’s something absolutely insane happening in the House of Representatives right now.

Marines Brush Off DoD IG Criticisms Of V-22 Readiness Reporting

How did boxing get its name ?

Now this is a REAL nightmare! GLOBAL WINE SHORTAGE!!!!

Must Read: The most unequal place in America

social security benefits to up by 1.5%

Does the house you grew up in feature prominently in your dreams?

Exclusive - Syria peace talks face delay as big powers split

Do you need an image for a horse's ass?

Time For Congress To Rebalance On Asia-Pacific: Reps. Forbes & Hanabusa

Egyptian students protest after Brotherhood leader arrested

Every street in my town has pot holes that would cripple a monster truck

“Don’t worry mate -- there’s bigger crooks in the market than us guys!”

UK lawmaker decries new standards for English jam.

Kremlin slips spying gadgets into G20 summit gift bags, newspapers say

Spying Fallout: Conservative Calls for End of Data Pact

Spain colluded in NSA spying on its citizens, Spanish newspaper reports

NSA Scandal: Parliamentary Spying Inquiry Poses Challenges

The dark future for American workers is still flipping burgers, not freelancing

marsha blackburn. what a vile human being.

Bernie Sanders: "People like the Koch brothers, believe in a very different America"

Six people shot to death in apparent murder-suicide in South Carolina

A GOP Convention in Vegas? What Could Go Wrong?

Himalayan Hotbed: Tensions Spike in Divided Kashmir

Rachel Maddow - More Wikipedia copying in Rand Paul speeches

For the animals

Tiananmen crash: China police 'detain suspects'

Sebelius Explains 'If You Like Your Plan, You Can Keep It'

Woman in Fargo, ND to give letters, not candy, to obese kids on Halloween.

republicans just threw away 24 BILLION and they are 'concerned' about cost of website.

Rachel Maddow - Attention shifts to AG race in Virginia

BP's "Widespread Human Health Crisis"

Rachel Maddow - Sandy aid naysayers now want NY money

St. Paul DFL Ward 6, Precinct 13 Website Update

Could anything be more useless than a House hearing?

Rep Eshoo nailed it!

After $3.4 million spent from PA. lottery proceeds, Corbett is STILL trying to give it to the Brits

I reject your vision of America, Mr. Cruz, et al.

Reimagine the Good Life

Boris Johnson defends Guardian over NSA revelations

Mick Rock on Lou Reed. Damn. (get. tissues.)

Fracking Exec Chosen to Administer PA. State Agency that Leases Public Land for Fracking

Americans are hungry, starving and homeless, so one cuts food stamps and social spending?

Behind Lackey, Red Sox have chance to win it all at Fenway

Minnesota Election - November 5, 2013

Boy In Yellow Steals Pope Francis' Heart As Well As Ours At Vatican Celebration For Families

On Voting, Russell Brand Is Full of Doo Doo

The days of the Right crying, "It's Obama's fault!" are now over.

DIVIDE & CONQUER: Immigration reform could further split GOP

Bill Maher to Piers Morgan: Women will ensure Obamacare won’t fail

Putin Checks Readiness of Russia’s Nuclear Deterrent

Making Sport of Veterans for Profit and Ratings

NASA; Mars' moons compared earth's moon

Quinnipiac poll shows Va. governor's race tightening

NFL games in London - what, if any is the point?

The Grand Bargain is in play! Call Congress Right Fucking Now!

Congress complaining that ObamaCare doesn't do enough is like Jeffrey Dahmer calling you a killer.

#HR992 is up for a vote today - The Other 98%'s Alexis Goldstein discuss why it needs to be stopped

anti-obamacare moron slowed down my commute this morning


Bryan Fischer: U.S. Military Being Trained To Use 'Lethal Force' On Christians, Tea Party

Anyone ever had experience with viral meningitis?

Time to Investigate Those Insurance Company Letters

Phyllis Schlafly Has Had It With People Thinking Statue Of Liberty Welcomes Immigrants

Papantonio: Sorry GOP, Obamacare Is Working

Sebelius Explains 'If You Like Your Plan, You Can Keep It'

Could Democrats introduce single-payer 5-10 years from now?

Citizen Voices Matter - Sustainable Economic Alternatives to Open-Pit Mining

"Congressman, can you define for me an "Integrated End To End Security Test"?

NYT: From China to Los Angeles, Taking the Electric Bus

Gold Rush's Poisonous Legacy: Mercury Will Linger for 10,000 Years

6 people dead in SC in apparent domestic dispute

Lee: GOP Infighting Will Lead to a Stronger Party

The New War on Abortion Drugs

Here's the result of a WTO ruling that America lost and Antiqua won.

GOP to Moms of Slain Black Sons: Stand Your Ground Laws Help Black People

3800 More Toilet Paper Packs Found Hoarded (Venezuela)

Pope Francis meets perhaps biggest, certainly cutest fan

Obama to Campaign for McAuliffe in Arlington

Insurers, far from 'dropping' or 'canceling' coverage-They are working hard to keep coverage holders

Every Election is Important!

NSA chief says NATO allies shared phone records with the U.S. spy agency

Breathtaking Roman sculpture of eagle devouring a serpent is plucked from the London earth.

Washington's open secret: Profitable PACs

Breathtaking Roman sculpture of eagle devouring a serpent is plucked from the London earth.

Dick Cheney, one-man zombie apocalypse

Instead of Paul Ryan’s ‘Robin Hood in Reverse,’ Why Not a Robin Hood Tax?

outrage over kenya rape grows (and the war on women continues apace)

outrage grows over kenya rape (and the war on women continues apace)

Christy: No regrets on letting the feds create Obama care exchange

Republican committee responsible for sabotaging Obamacare grills Sebelius

Reckoning Comes to Western Coal Country

One of the First Cat Videos

Greenwald and Friends Add Two Journalists to News Venture/Dan Froomkin&Liliana Segura

A jury decision within 15 seconds of sending an alert? Seriously??

Crewleader is BACK!

California Passes Huge Grid Energy Storage Mandate

Bryan Fischer: U.S. Military Being Trained To Use 'Lethal Force' On Christians, Tea Party

Professor Richard Wolff: US Political Dysfunction and Capitalism’s Withdrawal

Will Plug Power Be the First Profitable Fuel Cell Company?

This Congresswoman is RUDE AS FUCK

Did anyone take advantage of this offer from Uber yesterday?

An eyewitness account of the Benghazi siege that killed U.S. Ambassador Stevens & 3 Other Americans

Chris Hedges on the 12 year Afghanistan war anniversary

Obamacare loophole rocks Hill

Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-NJ) has had enough, re: ACA website hearings

Professor Richard Wolff: Corporate rule hurts the US more than shutdown

Wisconsin State Legislators Introduce 'Revenge Porn' Bill

Pope Francis, World Bank president Jim Yong Kim mull joint action on poverty

Pope Francis, World Bank president Jim Yong Kim mull joint action on poverty

Sanders for President? Anyone else here besides me work for McGovern?

Jan Schakowsky to 'pubs at the hearing live on msnbc now "Get over it!"

The Summersville Dam

NASA Just Released These Gorgeous X-Ray Photos of Space

NFL To Add Second Team In Jacksonville

Texas Educators School Greg Abbott On Public Education

***** C-SPAN3: LIVE House Hearing: Sec. Sebelius on ACA Web Problems *****

Private Job Growth Down This Month In Wake Of U.S. Shutdown, ADP Says

But Sebelius, who was repeatedly interrupted by Blackburn ..... aka how not to govern

Rare ‘Hybrid’ Solar Eclipse on November 3, 2013: How to See It (East Coast DU'ers take note)

Social Security Benefits To Go Up By 1.5 Percent In 2014; Increase Among Lowest In Years

The Dominionist movement has got to be stopped.

Senate Rejects Republican Plan Tied to Borrowing Limits

Prick Colorado Repug.

Ben Carson jumps the shark, three whales and a walrus

Harry Reid, Nancy Pelosi split on staffers’ health coverage

Fox Shocked By Obamacare Facts Fox Reported In 2010

No more Jelly Bellies for me........

Arctic Reindeer Change the Color of their Eyes for the Long, Dark Winter

Pic Of The Moment: Now Even GOP Senators Disapprove Of Themselves

McConnell Slams 'Outrageous' Plan To De-Weaponize Debt Ceiling

Deja vu on Obamacare by Matt Miller (Washington Post)

Save energy..

Need ammo for FB. this guy is saying that Pelosi would not allow any input on the ACA ... that the

Magma reservoir under Yellowstone is at least two and a half times larger than previously thought

TEXAS - The war on women expands to voting = Please sign Credo Petition

Vladimir Putin Tops Obama as ‘World’s Most Powerful Person’

Google Glass User Gets A Ticket For ‘Driving With Monitor Visible To Driver’

Spectacular flyover of Mars

Sibelius answers question about premium increases under ACA.

Are there any Democrats at this roasting of Madam Sebelius

This so called Congress Critter Billy Long wow

Calvin and Hobbes dance

Antigay Va. Pol Says 'God Is Not Pleased' with DADT Repeal.

Putin Accused Of Spying On World Leaders At G20 Summit With "Poisoned" Computer Memory Sticks

Cockblocking Rapists Is A Moral Obligation; or, How To Stop Rape Right Now

Woman Handing Out Letters, Not Halloween Candy

Sebelius Says ‘Hold Me Accountable’ for Obamacare Flaws

Sebelius: We Don't Need To Extend Obamacare Open Enrollment

NSA infiltrates links to Yahoo, Google data centers worldwide, Snowden documents say

No Apologies Offered for Spying as Obama Weighs Limits

EXCLUSIVE: NSA infiltrates links to Yahoo, Google data centers worldwide, Snowden documents say

Feds Accused of Harassing “Boston Bomber” Friends, and Friends of Friends

House GOP Campaign Ad Studio is now closed.

What President Obama should have said about your current health plan...

NYPD detective charged with perjury for falsely testifying about drug arrest

The People’s View: Why Losing Your Junk Insurance is a Good Thing

Affordable Care Act for Young Adults - 50 bucks for 50%

"To the best of your knowledge, has a man ever delivered a baby?" Rep. ?? (R)

Manchin Backs Bill Banning Anti-Gay Job Bias

Car fire ignites blaze that kills four family members in Westchester County

Elizabeth Cohen (CNN) just said something that has to be a lie.

This church needs a haircut

Guess who's excited about Doctor Who's 50th Anniversary?!

Russia breaks "Zero Waste" Olympic promise

Spanish spy chief to address Parliament on spying

Dell users: Laptops 'smell of cat urine'

Cards claim obstruction again!

Investigation: Who Killed Michael Hastings?

Man threatens to blow up social service office

Pakistan says drones killed 67 civilians since 2008

Texas abortion ruling draws protest at Houston Planned Parenthood

FIRST LOOK: Worf Returns To Trek! We Talk To Michael Dorn!

A Virginia Polling Day as Bizarre and Wacky as This Bizarre and Wacky Campaign!

Something Is Killing Life All Over The Pacific Ocean

Judicial Confirmation Clash Looms Over Obama’s Nominees

Food Stamps Loom Over Negotiations to Pass Farm Bill

National Womens Law Center: Five Things Women Should Know About President Obama's Promise

The internet is a lot like ancient Egypt...

I think Obama should invite the entire GOP over to the WH for a screening of "12 Years a Slave"

Professor Richard Wolff: Corporate rule hurts the US more than shutdown

FOLKS: There will be No. Grand. Bargain. Period, end of file.

Staten Island school bus crash leaves 8 hurt

Portland, Maine Marijuana ads stir the pot over drug safety, free speech

CryptoLocker Is The Nastiest Malware Ever & Here’s What You Can Do

On Keystone XL, will Obama stand up to big oil?

Woman plans to give "moderately obese" kids letters instead of candy for Halloween

MASTER BAIT AND SWITCH~Obama’s ‘You Can Keep Your Plan’ Failed To Anticipate How Much Americans ...

"The Pierre Omidyar Way Of Giving"--Sunlight Foundation & New Investigative Journalism Project

The Fight of Obamacare's 'Navigators' Against Republican Hurdles

Revealed: NSA pushed 9/11 as key 'sound bite' to justify surveillance (holy crap!)

Second-gen Google Glass looks even dorkier than the original

The Prayers Of Cindy Jacobs' Six Year-Old Son Prevented A Presidential Assassination

What is this wierd rock I just dug up?

The toxic reason a mafia boss became a police informant

Senate Dems now unanimous on ENDA


Report: Hillary on 2016, “I’m Minded To Do It”

Imagine A Man Proposing To Another Man In A Waffle House

Fears for Syrians 'still trapped' in Damascus suburb

Cook, caregivers struggled to aid center's residents

Senator receives threats after speaking out against governor

Come for the "Death Panels," stay for the "Policy Cancellations"

Marijuana VS. Crystal Meth - The debate

A face to Detroit's bankruptcy: Paralyzed firefighter to lose health benefits

Ted Cruz: The Mask of Sincerity

Top Conservative: ‘We Have To Declare Peace On The Safety Net’

Murdoch editors Brooks and Coulson oversaw phone hacking: court

There will be a 7th game.

Family Research Council comes out against letting all kids go to preschool, it's atheist-socialist

7 ways to narrow the rich-poor gap

How do Republicans...

Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) blasts Republicans at anti-Obamacare hearing: 'Get over it!'

Feds post food allergy guidelines for schools

Ralph Hall (R-TX) to Kathleen Sebelius: "I Thought I Saw You On A Tricycle"

Funny: Arguing With The Tea Party --->

Colombian Navy begins hovercraft operations

Look at what they're doing to the dogs. Re: Creative Grooming.

GOP Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CO) Tears Into Sebelius: 'Why Aren’t You Losing Your Health Insurance?'

So, are we pretty much stuck with the sequester until we take the House back?

Higher unemployment in Republican Congressional Districts...

Mexican manufacturers’ benefits will be eliminated under tax reform code

BREAKING: Elizabeth Warren supports Hillary for President

"Max out of pocket"? Everybody is missing the most basic point.

Hot Mic Catches Someone Shout 'Oh, Here We Go!' as GOPer John Shimkus (R-IL) Asks Abortion Question

Garlicky chicken

LUX results: Dark matter hunt nears final phase

Which Party best represents the interests of their voters?

The Contentious Town Hall In Tipton District Reveals Our Political Civil War

Monster dinosaur skeleton brought to life in computer simulation

If it's ok to be gay in "The South"..

Retirees Replaced by Lower Paid Weigh on Growth: Economy

Man sues DHS, NSA for the right to parody them on mugs,

I am nearing the end of my rope with the tea baggers...

GOP Rep Mike Rogers (R-MI) Grills Sebelius on Security Risks: 'You’ve Exposed Millions of Americans'

Fart with confidence

The GOP Wants To Shut Down More Than Govt. They Are Determined To Shut Down Elections.

Concerns Raised About Security of Health Website

The reason Republicans refuse to help fix any problems with the ACA?

Growing European Backlash Over Spying Threatens Billions Of Dollars In US Trade

John Nichols: Zerban rips Ryan: We need leaders who avoid catastrophe, not invite it

NBC/WSJ poll: Public divided over whether website woes are short-term or long-term problem

Venezuela conspiracy blog

Police are shooting James Bond-like GPS bullets at cars

Black woman recalls day she protected alleged Ku Klux Klan member from angry mob

Fuck, YouTube is down

Fed Keeps $85 Billion QE Pace Awaiting Signs Growth Picks Up

Another ugly old racist trying to get attention

First favorite day: When Hillary announces... 2nd favorite day, when she wins the nomination.

Wisconsin: John Nichols Says Mary Burke has a lot in common with Right Wisconsin: "In many ways ...

Congress Can’t Get Enough Sebelius Wizard of Oz Jokes (during Sebelius hearing) - video link

Hi-tech aqueduct explorers map ancient Rome’s ‘final frontier’

NSA’s Keith Alexander questions Washington Post report (re: Google & Yahoo)

I like the way this little guy thinks!

Rep. Cory Gardner harshly questions Sebelius over ‘Brosurance’, waivers

New York City Council to vote on increasing age for tobacco buys-18-21

From bullied to bravery: One girl's story

7 sane Republicans in the House (at best)

Gabby Giffords and Mark Kelly are the Couple of the Year

Police respond to vicious dog in Baltimore County

Who remembers Captain Sensible?

Obamacare glitches have small insurance co-ops scrambling

Joe Manchin backs Employment Non-Discrimination Act

NBC's Obamacare "Scoop" Is Actually Three Years Old

Smoking really does make you look older, a twin study confirms

The Rude Pundit: Why Not Take a Victory Lap on Obamacare, Republicans?


Kanye West Says He, Kim Kardashian More Influential Than Obamas

I think my neighbors might be Republicans

South American leaders should help Hondurans fighting for democracy

Company Behind Troubled Obamacare Website Donated Heavily To Republicans In 2012

Y'know those ads telling Young People not to get Obamacare?

Okay, let's try this again...picture thead!

Sally Kohn Calls Sebelius Questioning 'Harassment' ...

From Le Monde:

Texas Educators School Greg Abbott On Public Education

Out of Foster Care, Into College

Phone-hacking trial: three ex-News of the World staff plead guilty

If Hillary were to win the nomination and then the presidency

U.S. joins lawsuit against firm that vetted Snowden

NY Superfund site cleanup project to be finalized by EPA

Pakistan says drones killed 67 civilians since 2008

Kathleen Sebelius Told Congress She Can't Enroll In Obamacare — And She's Wrong

My coworker has been talking about Back to the Future for 70 hours

Post three words that will make anybody cringe.

'Boobies' May Be Going to the Supreme Court in Strange Free Speech Case

New Poll: Vast Majority of Voters Fear Campaign Cash Skews Judges' Decisions

Hillary Hillary Hillary Hillary Hillary Hillary Hillary Hillary Hillary Hillary Hillary Hillary

I know Sibelius couldn't say this, but...

Experiment Perrilous on TCM right now

Another feature of ACA that is not talked about much.

*POTUS about to speak, in Boston.

Interesting story from a young player: Why I quit Major League Baseball

Keystone pipeline activists interupt President in Boston....

UNESCO chief denounces murder of Honduran cameraman

Our president is BRILLIANT.

"That is the Wrong Rally" President Obama's Response to Hecklers

Former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates Named President-Elect Of Boy Scouts Of America

NSA spied on Vatican before conclave - report

35K thumbs up, 4K thumbs down

TX State Senator Leticia Van de Putte Also Forced to Sign Affidavit To Vote Under Photo Voter ID Law

Toon like this?

TX State Senator Leticia Van de Putte Also Forced to Sign Affidavit To Vote Under Photo Voter ID Law

Defund the NSA

I see we've added a few new smilies. EDIT: Faepalm is missing though...

The Daily Show takes on Mississippi, Alabama and the gay.

Silver Jews

Tesla owners can drive from Mexico to Canada (for free)

So, the ACA website was down huh?

Mexico: A complete review of unfair trials needed after indigenous teacher pardoned

Best Thing I've Seen In Ages! "12 Year Old Suffragette - "I am not a prop"

ObamaCare for Dummies: The Affordable Care Act Explained

"I understand a Presidential visit isn't the biggest thing happening in Boston today" -POTUS...

The 'Bill of Rights' Hand Game

Urgent need to find a home for a cat

ADP National Employment Report Shows 130,000 Jobs Added in October

Environmental Protesters Heckle Obama During Healthcare Rally Speech - video link

Senate Women Urge Clinton to Run in Secret Letter

Please vote for me and bring my factory to Arkansas!

So we've reached the point where phony photoshopped video is "news"-business-as-usual?


Please vote for me and bring our factory home to Arkansas!

Sen. Landrieu says she'll offer bill to allow Americans to keep existing insurance

Giant Underground Stone Boxes Near The Pyramids In Egypt.

Joan Walsh: The pernicious myth of Obama’s “incompetence”

US Budget Deficit Down to $680B, Lowest in 5 Years.

PlayhouseSquare to light up downtown with 20-foot-tall outdoor chandelier and other new installments

Texas Under Democratic Rule:

VFP banned from marching in Phoenix Veterans' Day Parade - action >>

Gold Class lane to be introduced on road between Dubai and Abu Dhabi

I heard on NPR this morning that those health policies being cancelled only make up 5%

Ryan Clark: Bryant criticism 'unfair'

Please vote for me and help me bring our factory home to Arkansas!

What do you call the little thingies to the left of the filename?

Texas Under Democratic Rule

Atheist Penn Jillette and a Catholic Priest Give ‘Civility Lesson’ on MSNBC

When Democrats are in office, great things happen:

A Vertical Forest Is Growing in the Middle of One of Europe’s Dirtiest Cities.

GOP participation in governing....cartoon

Republicans Celebrate as 49 Million Americans Will Soon Have Less Food to Eat

Pacer Paul George bought every ticket for Fresno State’s home opener to give away for free


damn that rahm emanuel

Religious Songs Banned At Bordentown, New Jersey School District Just In Time For Holiday Season

I Triple Dog Dare You.

Something really cool - regarding PATTY MURRAY and WENDY DAVIS

Gardner Rages At Sebelius Over “Brosurance”

Does the Catholic Church believe in ghosts?

These photos of a boy and Pope Francis might restore your faith in the Catholic Church

Republicans Don't Really Care If More Women Get Elected

Report Miscarriage In 24 Hrs Or Go To Jail For 12 Months. - VA. AG Candidate.

Medicare and GRS

Republicans Have Officially Fallen Out of Love with Fox News

Jay Leno books Sen. Ted Cruz for Nov. 8

Guess Who Really Wants to Take Away Your Insurance : GOP Proposal Could Kick 20 Million Off Medicaid

Thom Hartmann: Time to Jail the Banksters...

Thom Hartmann: How Climate Change Affects the Oceans

My Friend's 10 year old son's Horrible experience At Children's Hospital

Now Let us Praise New Jersey Rep. Frank Pallone 4 calling-out GOP demagoguery in ACA website hearing

It true, Texas is discriminating against women

Since computers can't do it - maybe US gov should run the ACA as the US Census ran


Sadly, the Cardinals will win tonight...nothing we can do about it...

Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) Will File A Lawsuit Forcing His Staff To Pay More For Health Insurance

Texas Court: OK to 'talk dirty' to minors

NATO, Russia hail joint test to detect bombers in crowds

Thank you Madame Secretary Sebelius

Five Things We Learned From Hurricane Sandy -Jeff Masters

DailyShow Disproves NateSilver on issue of which 2 states will be last to legaliz same-sex marriage

If you get a cancellation letter, don't be duped by your insurer

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

U.S. Chamber Takes on Alabama Tea Party in House Contest

Mexico | Land of Opportunity

Defense Fights Sequestration Eisenhower Couldn’t Predict

How a fishing trip prevented the NL from adopting the DH...

Treasury: Federal deficit smallest since 2008

Lawmakers demand stop to parents giving away adopted kids on Internet

Rubio request to pass individual mandate (delay) re: exchanges

Petition for any progressive in the UK:

We Don’t Have Real Sign-Up Numbers And That’s Not A Big Deal

Australian woman loses sex injury court case

In Boston speech, Obama defends national health care law

Make-A-Wish Foundation Will Transform S.F. Into Gotham City For Adorable Batman-Themed Wish

Settler Violence: Think Of It Like Burning Down A Jewish Business

Right. Fair enough, "trick," it is, then!

'Bad Apple' Narrative Still Rotten 57 Years After Kafr Qasim Massacre

This cute Bee cartoon is prescient and true and a little macabre. I like it.

"The Wicked Glitch of the West"

The Alamo & the San Antonio Missions UNESCO nomination

Oliver Stone interview w/ Cenk Uygur

NY City Council Votes to Raise Cigarette Purchase Age to 21

It's Devil's Night, welcome to the 7th Annual Late H. Lee Atwater Award for Right Wing Evil

The four sisters who took on Botswana's chiefs - and won

Joe Biden Visits Domestic Violence Hotline He Helped Create

For Obama, Risks And Rewards In Knowing Too Much

Happy Birthday to mee too!

there's a black/brown, furry something curled up in the top of a small tree

Georgia team makes transcontinental drive in 28 hours, 50 min. Avg speed: 98 mph

NYT Editorial: Allies in Revolt

Obama Won’t Let Me Keep My Crappy Health Care

US Budget Deficit Down to $680B, Lowest in 5 Years

What would the Repukes and the MSM say if the roles were reversed

Fla. city bans guns for neighborhood watch volunteers

New York City bans sale of cigarettes to under 21s

Proverb: "The Douchebaggishness of Your Enemies Does You Honor."

Kelly Carlin, "I told you so."

Conservative LA times debunks the myth that Obama was lying

Stephen Colbert Defends Rand Paul Against Rachel Maddow Plagiarism Accusations (Video)

Why Can US and Israel Block Freeing Cuban Embargo???? After All These Years?

Krystal Ball: Greg Abbott Antics Make Wendy Davis TX Governor? (VIDEO)

I've stopped bashing Catholics.

In Boston Speech, Obama Says He's 'Not Happy' With Health Care Woes

Ed Schultz To Traditional Media: Get Off Your Asses And Do Your Job (VIDEO)

"White Alienation, Black Satisfaction and the Obama Era"

"That old hag hates my ass."

Chris Hadfield ejected from movie theatre for loudly heckling Gravity

"Maine Legislative Council: Welfare Reform Out, Medicaid Expansion In" (MPBN)

US Homeowners Want Solar, Find Two New Reports

Two more (de)Occupy protesters sentenced to prison

War of the Worlds broadcast - model for GOP Tea Bag Suckers -

Maher Goes Off on Obamacare Failures with Piers Morgan: Shouldn’t Have ‘Lied to People’

I think the Republicans have tampered with the website

3 New Species Discovered in Australia's 'Lost World'

After getting the Benghazi and IRS stories completely wrong, pundits write off the president again

Can I say this? That Marsha Blackburn - R - Tenn is an asshole

Breaking: Group's Lawsuit Seeks To Void Health Care Law

U.S. spy agency denies that it eavesdropped on Vatican

"U.S. Death Penalty Support Lowest in More Than 40 Years"

Peach Petals

I am not a prop!

All this ReTHUG madness will end when there is an outbreak of some

Nuke builder demands more money from Finland

Lorenzo's Oil creator Augusto Odone dies

1,800-year-old Roman eagle sculpture found by archaeologists in London

Third House Republican signs on to sweeping immigration bill

Former Alabama Governor Don Siegelman, An Innocent Democrat, Is Still in Prison

Jewish Delivery Man Adam Wiercinski Wins $900K In Anti-Semitism Suit After Being Called 'Dirty Jew'

Woman finds success as male model

Rand Paul does the usual regarding his recitations from Wikipedia...

Obama in Boston: Does Massachusetts prove Obamacare will work?

Report: Cruz Won't Help Primary GOP Senators

Wendy Davis’ fix to voting law lets her cast ballot

U.S. tells U.N. it won't spy on world body

Hey man, I went and checked out that website you've been talking about...

Paul Krugman- Borscht Belt Republicans

A Global Wine Shortage May Soon Be Upon Us

"If you would stop talking, I might say something."

Libertarians: The Great White Hope

Paul Krugman- Rentiers, Entitlement, and Monetary Policy

All the news about Ted Cruz going to all the right places

Rand Paul rips Maddow over Wikipedia questions: ‘She’s been spreading hate on me for three years now

Republicans aren't too keen on more of the wimmens making it to Congress

Glenn Greenwald rips apart the ‘most radical and criminal conduct’ of Dick Cheney

Body Temperature

Hey Tweety I'm not buying your effin' stupid book

What programs for the people do Republicans support?

12 year old takes on North Carolina Governor on voting restrictions

Clowning Around with Charity: How McDonald’s Exploits Philanthropy and Targets Children

How to save a bunch of money on Christmas presents...

Retired SCOTUS Justice Sandra Day O'Connor Officiates Gay Wedding at Supreme Court

Hey! We got a new smilie!