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Archives: December 12, 2013

NY Mayor-elect de Blasio to live in Gracie Mansion

Other Nations Are Heavily Opposing Obama's "Need" for TPP

Watching "We're the Millers."

Elam calls Megatron 'pretty old'

Stories of the Conservative Purge

Obamacare still a BFD~

Recommend a fruit cake

Contoversial National Anthem - Jose Feliciano 1968 BANNED FROM RADIO

Inside the secretive campaign by state legislators to pass conservative amendments in 34 states and

Lawmakers aim to close loophole that makes it easier for out-of-staters to get Maine concealed carry

San Jose medical marijuana crackdown begins after council vote on regulations

Ukraine violence: US considers sanctions

Thinking back...share a few of your favorite toys received at Christmas...these are mine

44 percent of towns and cities surveyed aren’t checking mental health of concealed carry apps

Ted Cruz manages to get even MORE repulsive

Elizabeth Warren, "Congratulations to my friend Katherine Clark"

RBS fined $100m for busting US sanctions in Iran and elsewhere

Mitch McConnell's Revenge: GOP Forces All-Night Session After 'Nuclear Option'

liberalism vs conservatism

Palace Laundy, and other pics by Jim Marshall

Monsanto named a 'best place to work' for LGBT equality

Sen. Rand Paul: Extending Unemployment Benefits Would Be Disservice to Jobless

Dolphin Tangled in Fishing Line Approaches Divers for Help

Lindsey Graham Tea Party Challenger: People Who Don't Work Shouldn't Be Allowed To Eat

Glenn Beck: The pope is Person of the Year because ‘progressives are fascists’

Could use some help with Windows 8.

"Bitch" does not belong to you.

For each view, Friskies will donate a can of wet food for cats in need.

Alabama Kicker Gets Handwritten Note from George W. Bush after Blowing Iron Bowl

Right-wing radio host Bryan Fischer says First Amendment only protects Christians

Mexico moves to open oil resources to foreigners

Jose Feliciano - Ain't No Sunshine

Bohemian Rhapsody: Star Wars Edition

Tortured and murdered: The tragic story of Pope Francis’ Marxist feminist friend

Rebecca Black opens herself up for another round of abuse

Man GD is getting ugly...


Obama and the harsh reality check - Mark Morford

barack obama: 44th president of the united states

An electromagnetic pulse (EMP) ??? Strange thing happened ... I stopped to fill the car with gas,

Bizarre letter from Shrub to the Alabama field goal kicker after Alabama lost the game...

NOT THE ONION: You'll be able to go sledding down a ramp in Fenway Park this winter

John Boehner, I have something for you.

Visual Artist Wayne White on Independent Lens on PBS tonight

US Spy Agency Boasts 'Nothing Is Beyond Our Reach' With New Logo

Sriracha shipping halted until mid-January by state regulators

Boo's reflections on winter

DUers who voted in the 1980 Democratic Primary.... who did you vote for?

Rep. John Shimkus: Talking to Sec. Sebelius is like Talking to North Korea = 5:59

Chris Hayes was terrific tonight just terrific..

Me either, Bernie, me either.

Time to raise the wage

Time to take a lesson from Texas

Wisconsin: Scott Walker is hurting our State

Fire ant art

Snowden Strikes Again - another breaking story

(Australian) Same-sex marriage laws overturned by High Court

Free tip..#1.A simple way to make sure you never get locked out of your car, when you

Airline Stages Magnificent ‘Christmas Miracle’ for Hundreds of Lucky Passengers

A few weeks ago I stopped by the infamous Atheist "Memorial" in Starke, FL (Pics)

Youtube HTML5 player seems to fix video buffering for me.

If I put a hidden post in my journal, it shows the original, not the hidden notice.

Reid Explains The GOP Talkathon

State's top ALEC officials say group is becoming more transparent

Raw Deal

In emotional Lansing abortion debate, tears, rage, personal stories of rape, miscarriage

Which ReTHUG was arrested for child porn today?

Way to go. You've scored a slot on America's Got Talent.

FB friend, prof at American University, says they're on lockdown. Man with a gun.

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseeker Check In! Church Night! Operator? Get me Jesus on the Line...

Off Minor

Did taxpayers pay for Ted Cruz to fly to Africa so he could walk out on Nelson Mandela's memorial?

Senate GOP will delay vote on Obama judicial nominee until wee hours

Turn on Rachel right fugging now - Open war in the GOP

Raul Castro Speech @ Nelson Mandela Memorial - English & Spanish

'Tis the season to be merry. That's my name. No shit?

What are the pros and cons of gift cards,

There once was a guy who sold newspapers.

You've seen Dolphins play in the surf, other animals at play. Ever seen a Crow use a sled?

time mag, is, and always has been, a r/w rag.

Boeing and Machinists enter second day of talks

Christ Almighty.. Judge lets 15 year old get off after killing 4 because he is rich...

Man wounded in latest Dallas police shooting had his hands in the air

When Compromise Looks More Like Sophie's Choice

SFO crash survivor was run over by two fire rigs

AP-GfK poll: strong opposition to in-flight calls

What's with Porno Titty Ads

False assumptions made in the Ryan/Murray budget deal. Long-term unemployed are screwed.

Pay gains for young women; inequality still seen

SO. I think I made some progress in therapy today.

i can/will swear/commit (for life) to a dog more than to a human. (except DU)

Texas To Implement Its Own Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act and

One of Omaha's biggest employers just became Scrooge

Unemployed Workers Need Benefits, but Republicans Still Say “No

America's Great Hypocrisy at it's finest!

just saw the suckiest movie dialog ever . anniston/vaughn.

Economist Richard Wolff Destroys Bill O'Reilly

Hillary comforts the crying bankers.

Just watched Harlan County USA. "

After previous appointee resigns, Heineman (R-NE) picks Garrett for Nebraska Legislature

Got a band i would like to share with people I think people of different genres will enjoy it

Covered California Unveils Robust Network Coverage for 2014

A few hump day fractals

Far more women than men say being a working parent makes it more difficult to advance career

Electrolytic rust removal

Evangelii Gaudium, Apostolic Exhortation of Pope Francis, 2013

Knicks Fan Rants about The Knicks. Hysterically funny.

One Percent Injustice

American Express website is a disaster. End of civilization near.

Study: Black Teenage Pregnancy Rates On Sharp Decline

Thoughts from DiabeticMan's Wife: Let's stop with the de-illusion already.

NSA chief on spying programs: 'There is no other way to connect the dots'

Brit Floyd (top cover band) on Vermont Public TV (

Power To the People!

TCM Schedule for Thursday, December 12 -- What's on Tonight: Directors on Film

TCM Schedule for Friday, December 13 -- Friday Night Spotlight: The Hollywood Costume


TCM Schedule for Saturday, December 14 -- The Essentials: Claudette Colbert

FBI raids Kenilworth charter school

NASA audit finds Google execs saved on jet fuel



I'm 52 and having my first colonoscopy Saturday. Tell me anything.

Venezuela: Chavez daughters won't leave president's palace

What Your Favorite Cheese Says About You (PHOTOS)

Oh crap - we're doomed now

Federal judge sets hearing for February in lawsuit challenging Texas’ bans on same-sex marriage

Federal judge sets hearing for February in lawsuit challenging Texas’ bans on same-sex marriage

dKos: Obama shakes hands with President Castro .... Right wing has memory lapse


Eric Erikson slams Paul Ryan....calls him a Republican.

another day at the office

Alexander's Chief Of Staff Fired After Child Porn the headline.


Arizona lawmaker's bill would target NSA

Is there nothing we can do about repeat disruptors - even if juries will not act?

Good night

Not Only Are They Selling Off Our Post Offices, They're Union Busting To Boot!


At least Obama didn't shake hands with

Who else is watching the Fred Astaire Marathon on TMC?

KODA (kid of deaf adult) in Kindergarten Holiday Concert

Who needs makeup when you can airbrush your photos?

"Mother of girl involved in 'kissing' discipline speaks out"

Megyn Kelley at Faux "news" shows her racism...

Hot Garbage Ass Michigan Republican Legislators.

Really, Conan?!1 (He made a Gay/sailor joke on whatsisname CUMBERBATCH).

It pays to be nice...

Johnny Cash: Why I Wear Black

US mulls sanctions against Ukraine over crackdown

Tonight's Playlist... A little electronic music never hurt anyone...

Why aren't Netanyahu and Peres going to Johannesburg for Mandela's memorial?

If you ever feel dumb...(Worthwhile site.)

"The Fastest Guys Out There" SR71 Pilot (Sled Driver) story

Ukraine Opposition Rejects Call For Talks

THOM HARTMANN: Corporate Dems in DC in Freakout Mode--Liz Warren Threatens Their Power

Why Floridians should never put up Christmas Lights.

Michigan Puts Restrictions On Abortion Insurance

Cable News Spent Way More Time on Obama’s Handshake, Selfie Than It Did on Nelson Mandela

Question about personal insults.

HLN hits lowest rating mark in 22 years: 5,000 in-demo viewers Sunday 8pm

The Republican Porn Story...

Senate Poised For Talkathon Over Obama Nominees; Dems, GOP Refuse To Relent After Rule Change

Memes, toons, and stuff.

The case of incest and depravity which came to rest in the hills of a quiet country town

What are your favorite SomaFM channels?

Pillard confirmed to DC Circuit

Why I speak out against the Rad Fem movement.

Obamacare sign-ups continue to increase

Speaker: Conservative groups ‘using’ Republicans, Americans

Got a question re: the prostitution issue

NPR: Despite Big Market In Florida, Obamacare Is A Hard Sell

The Salvation Army's History of Anti-LGBT Discrimination

1,200-year-old Phone in the Smithsonian Collections South American

Do Gay People Have Feelings?

Freedom from Want, A Twist on a Rockwell Classic

Cassini Spies Mysterious Object Named ‘Peggy’ at Edge of Saturn’s Rings

Blast near U.S. embassy in Kabul was accident, Afghan official says

Riot Police Remove Their Helmets in Solidarity With Italian Protesters

Medical insurance in one simple cartoon...

“The financial system has gone completely off the rails” - Transforming Finance

Chinese media find silver linings in smog clouds

School drops sexual harassment claim against 6-year-old

U.S.-backed Syrian rebel commander flees country

Texas Plan to Execute Mexican May Harm U.S. Ties Abroad, Kerry Says

Michigan Women: Time To Wake Up, Turn Off The TV & Pay Attention - Rape Insurance Now Law

Hey Bama fans! You gonna let this Auburn fan get all the attention? Tide needs to roll....

Global Power Project: The Group of Thirty, Architects of Austerity

Breaking: Australia High Court Kills Same-Sex Marriage

Australia High Court Kills Same-Sex Marriage

Global Power Project: The Group of Thirty, Architects of Austerity

Kids Shown Interracial Cheerios Commercial — Have No Idea Why It’s Controversial

PASTAFARIANS UNITE!: Wouldn't it be nice to see a FSM display on the Oklahoma statehouse grounds?

Man Commits Suicide in Mall After Girlfriend Refuses to Stop Shopping

The little known benefits of masturbation

Tortured and murdered: The tragic story of Pope Francis’ Marxist feminist friend

Honduras: two more opposition activists murdered

FDA issues non-binding rules for removing antibiotics from farms

'Pitchfork' protests spread across Italy in advance of confidence vote

Mexican lawmakers stage lock-in to block oil reform bill

Public defenders keep quitting on North Dakota white supremacist Craig Cobb

Competitive hunting of wolves, coyotes in Idaho sparks outcry

Man must repay $183,000 to Kochs after joining ‘Anonymous’ protest for one minute

U.S. budget deal will mean higher airline prices

JPMorgan Chase will spend $2 billion a year to meet settlement terms

GOP holds ‘factual’ climate hearing and decides half of scientists are global warming deniers

Knitted ‘Alien’ Facehugger to keep your face warm on cold winter nights

DU this petition! "A stand for democracy in the digital age"

Which things are different yet the same?

Idaho Republicans consider ousting colleague who pleaded guilty to rape charges

Edward Snowden: NSA isn’t like East German Stasi, but still dangerous

How can ANY cut of help for the unemployed and others in need even be considered much less

Five Women Human Rights Activists who are Changing the Middle East

So a six year old boy kissing a girl is "sexual" now, is it?

Sec. Hagel threatens to cut $1.6 bn Pakistan aid b/c Drone Protests Blocking NATO Convoys

In case you did not suffer enough

Former whistleblowers: open letter to intelligence employees after Snowden

"Elizabeth Warren" wing of Democratic Party

Azerbaijan oil cash lost in the shadows

Totoro Flash Mob in Japan

Pope attacks mega-salaries, big bonuses, in peace message

Thursday Toon Roundup 1- GOP and Budget

Thursday Toon Roundup 2- Handshakes

Sandy Hook massacre: Gun lobby targets Australia

What Does 2013 Say?

Elvis left the building and apparently he moved to Canada:

Thursday Toon Roundup 3- the rest

Interestingly ...

At the Immigration and Asylum Chamber: the appeal over the deportation of the boat race protester

It's a couple degrees below zero here this morning, so this seems appropriate ....

Self Defense: Protectionism Rules in EU Arms Industry

Robert Earl Keen-Merry Christmas From The Family

6 Reasons There's No Such Thing As Compassionate Conservatism

5 Things Terribly Wrong With the Ryan-Murray Budget Deal

Podcast-Another 20 Navy Sailors: USS Ronald Reagan crew with thyroid cancers, leukemia, brain tumors

Boeing is a Greedy, Freeloading Corporation That Screws American Taxpayers and Workers

Fla Nuclear Plant shutdown price tag: $1.18 billion and take 60 years

I Passed for White and Straight, Even Though I'm Not -- How Looks Hide My Identity

'Follow Your Conscience': Whistleblowers Issue Open Call for Truth to Intel Employees

N.J. cop's gun range stapler accident and its $2 million fallout

Uruguay 1st Country to Legalize Marijuana Trade

Exposed: NSA Uses Google 'Cookies' to Snoop on Targets

Canada To Claim North Pole, And The Oil And Gas Beneath

Cake Shop Owner Prefers Jail to Making Lesbian Wedding Cake

Wait a minute ... did Obama force an aircraft carrier to cruise around for a few extra days,

No Justice, No Piece: Domino's Fires Workers Seeking Living Wage Because, What, Do They Expect A Liv

Do we really want our elected officials to get along?

20 Ecstatic Shelter Dogs On Their Way Home For The First Time

Highlight of my day...

Religion's role in congressional polarization remains elusive

Obama's Oil Expansion Plans: A Clear and Present Danger to Public Safety

The ultimate Christmas present for car lovers

How much difference is there between Democratic Party Leaders and Republican

Obama Urged to Fire DNI Clapper

One Progressive Group’s Shameless Plan To Take Over The World

GOP Rep Who Wants Flags Only Lowered For Americans Lobbied For Pope To Win Medal Of Freedom

NSA awards itself A+ for accountability – as it happened

Raw Deal by Robert Reich

Interpreter at Mandela event: I was hallucinating

What Does the Cat Say?

Problem Solution: Windows XP, svchost.exe using 99% CPU, very slow system

Krispy Kreme alert for 12/12:

Tennis elbow.

What's for Dinner ~ Thursday ~ December 12th

AP Exclusive: Feds shut 52 unsafe bus companies

Sense of proportion, where is it?

Exam grades 'more nature than nurture'

Salon: How I Lost my Working Class Life

Breast cancer: Drug 'halves' risk of tumours

The Soweto Choir's musical tribute to Madiba.

"Colorblind" racism

Obama’s shutdown critics look like morons after budget deal

Foc-TR4 Fungus, Devastating To Cavendish Bananas, Confirmed In Jordan, Mozambique

Vouchers’ secret bigotry: How your tax dollars fund anti-LGBT hate

Things that make you hmmmmm....

No end to Republican dickishness (a rant)

Three-strikes law causing pricey glut of lifers without parole

Machinists make contract offer to Boeing as negotiations recess Wednesday

Bayer Research Blames Varroa Mites, Which Arrived In US 20 Years Before Colony Collapse

Idaho Republicans consider ousting colleague who pleaded guilty to rape charges

Guardian - Study Projects 250K Premature Air Pollution Deaths In China During 2011

"Nelson Mandela’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights"

Techies, Uncle Sam wants you

Just listened to Sen. Ron Johnson from Wisconsin

New Obama adviser will not work on Keystone XL

Michigan "Rape Insurance" Law

China Expands ILS Rules For Smog, Urges Pilots To Practice; Few Airports ILS Equipped

The War on White Christmas

This holiday season shop at your local stores while you still have a chance!

Congress Cooperates, Obama Pushes Hard, and Closing Gitmo Has a Chance

Michigan "Rape Insurance"

The John Galts of San Francisco

Republican-Tea Party Tiff Means 41% Don’t Like Candidates

Budget agreement preserves oil, gas tax breaks

If you need a replacement disk for Windows or MS products and have a valid product key.

So Many Artificial Sweeteners In Grand River (Ontario) They're Used To Track Treated Waste Flows

Foreclosures drop to lowest level in 7 years

Probation, rehab for four DWI deaths seems woefully inadequate

Costa Rica Declares National Crop Emergency For Bananas; Warming Climate Boosts Insect Pests

India government mulls legalising gay sex

Funding bill won't affect new construction at Fort Bragg

IA Insurance Comm. - Extreme Weather, Soil Erosion Hurting Farm Insurance Sector

Wall Street's 'Masters Of The Universe' Have Had It With Everyone In Washington

Krugman: Unprecedented Austerity (unprecedented since post-WWII demolisation)

Air Force Academy leader seeks to end spy program

Who Goes To Work To Have Fun? (NY Times guest editorial)

N.C. Army division activates 2 new battalions

Leaving the Tribe

Told You So: Obamacare’s Back

Budget Deal: Does the Pentagon Really Need An Extra $20 Billion?

Kyiv protesters brave the cold as political tug-of-war continues

What Does the Fox Say?

Why atheists should listen to Pope Francis

Papantonio: Wall Street’s Prison Pipeline

Air Force Chief Says Cutting A-10 Fleet Would Save $3.7 Billion

Is Microsoft a sinking ship because of Windows 8 failure ?

PNAS - For Every Degree F In Global Temperature Increase, 4.2 Feet In Long-Term Sea Level Rise

3 Charts That Prove Anti-Poverty Programs Actually Work

UPDATE - Racketeering Romney Litigation - (? VEGAS odds on MittTwit answering Complaint?). - Stunning website w/pics&stories

91% of conservative Catholics favorable toward Francis vs. 84% favorable toward Benedict.

Islamists kill 15 Alawite and Druze civilians in Syria: activists

wisconsin has a higher percentage of eligible people enrolled in ACA than illinois?

Winstanley: a film that digs deep into 17th-century religious activism

Outmuscled Syrian opposition seeks protection from al Qaeda


Ohio teacher sentenced for having sex with student

Top pollster advises Dems to go on offense on Obamacare

Pussy Riot case: Russia to reassess guilty verdicts

Doc fix? Hell, Yes! Extension of unemployment benefits? No way!

Putin defends anti-gay laws as bastion of global conservatism (against 'so-called tolerance')

It’s Corrupt. It’s Extremist. It’s anti-American. It’s the Teapublican Party.

Icelanders Overthrow Government and Rewrite Constitution After Banking Fraud-No Word From US Media

Report: Official who OK'd Obama birth papers dies in crash

Are Catholic Families Really Any Different? Should We Be?

Governments fail to agree EU limit on food-based biofuels

Jesus and Santa are WHITE! And don't you forget it.

The real reason Republicans hate

Luckovich: Ho ho ho!

Here Lies America: Shot to Death

Five Women Human Rights Activists who are Changing the Middle East

Venezuela says murder rate plunges under Maduro

Peter Pomerantsev in LRB: Sistema in Russia - networks, corruptions and evasions

Sam Seder: Daily Caller Breast Ogling Writer Speaks!

RoadKill Live! Day 1

Edward Snowden: MEPs vote to invite ex-NSA contractor to testify

Spain to block Catalonia referendum

Brent Bozell Thinks Ryan's Budget Deal Will Lead To A Conservative Revolt In The GOP

Scientists demonstrate quantum phenomenon for the first time using a plastic film (BEC)

"You knew this was coming: Hacker figures out how to skyjack drones"

Senate Confirms Nina Pillard To D.C. Circuit Court In Late-Night Session

Unease among Brazil's farmers as Congress votes on GM terminator seeds

UPDATED: Megyn Kelly: 'Santa Is What He Is,' Which Is White

Pupils' Christmas 'ruined' by vicar's Santa Claus origins story

5 minutes until Bob Barker, one richie rich who intends to spend his dough on animals until it's

New NASA photo .. China's air pollution 1200KM long

10 Amazing Women Who Led Rebellions

French officials can monitor internet users in real time under new law

Pentagon Cuts Eased by $22.3 Billion in U.S. Budget Accord

Nancy Pelosi Whips Dems On Budget Deal: 'Embrace The Suck'

Astrology may lead to self-indulgent behavior, researchers say

Connecticut Governor signs GMO labeling law

Legal weed sales start Jan. 1 in Colorado, but finding an open store could be tricky


2014 Golden Globe nominees.

Want to fix US inequality? Start with worming tablets.

Jon Stewart Praises Budget Deal: Hallelujah! A Break From All the 'Congressional F*ckery!'

Crackle's Original Series 'Chosen'. Has anyone watched this series?

Michigan Rape Insurance Bill Passes into Law

Jobs that pay less than $15 an hour are replacing higher wage work

Does sexual harassment have to include sex?

Genetics accounts for more than half of variation in exam results

Third Way: ‘Majority of Our Financial Support’ From Wall Street, Business Executives

Bill Moyers: Who are 'we the people'?

cadets started cheering and whooping for their classmate and her fiancée,

Calculated that end of year there will be 23% more violent deaths than in 2012 (spanish)

Minn. Nat. Guard Member Charged with Stealing IDs for Militia

The boy whose brain could unlock autism

Every year, right around Christmastime, D or R in the White House, there are layoffs and businesses

House Republicans get behind budget agreement

Regarding my journal

HBO's Getting On (SPOILERS)

The Puritan War on Christmas Was the Best War on Christmas

I really wish admin would take a look at the mens group

Israeli government halts controversial plan to resettle 30,000 Bedouin

Find something to be happy about today (Thursday December 12th, 2013)

The General Who Opened Gitmo Says It Should Be Shut Down

Where are the white women at

Does fish oil production begin with farm raised fish or do they catch fish for it out of the sea?

Bob Barker Bats For Florida (Republican) Candidate: 'The Choice Is Right'

The Truth About The "Selfie"

i met a couple raygun democrats. obamacare will bring them back in droves.

Boehner is finished with his RW loonies

GOP Rep Upset That Budget Deal Was 'Designed To Pass With Bipartisan Support

Breast Cancer Drug 'Halves' Risk In Many

11-Year-Old Boy Stops Traffic To Rescue Dog Hit By Car

Tea Party Furious Over War Industry Patronage In Ryan-Murray Budget

Conservatives Complain That Obama Paid Tribute To Mandela, But Snubbed Thatcher

Pic Of The Moment: Boehner Blasting Liberals? Nope!

North Carolina Groups Sue State Over ‘Unconstitutional' Private School Vouchers

Tea Party loses again: NYU grad students defy obstruction in precedent-setting 98% union vote

Four Iceland bank executives jailed

Memo to Megyn Kelly: Santa Claus is Jewish...

At least he was decent enough to resign

This is what I told a fellow liberal re: why I refuse to engage in debate with conservatives

Best Buy and other Retailers in a Mess.

Should I watch the House or the Senate for the rest of the afternoon?

DAMN!!! Big Ed is on a tirade about something what's up

Houston wide receiver treats kids

Bet I'm stupider than you are

Bullied Girl, Whose Brother Wrote Viral Letter to Santa, Surprised by Favorite Band (video)

Anyone got a link to E. Warren interview this a.m. on Bloomberg? n/t

Police say teen shot self in head — while hands cuffed behind back

Take that Bill O' !

Elizabeth Warren’s moral insight: How candid leaders can alter the course of history

Oldie but Goodie

Aetna Health Insurance will double Revenues to $100 billion by 2020 thanks to Obamacare

Vicar ruins Christmas for kids

Florida mom took babies along for armed robbery, deputies say

Marco Rubio Signs Up For Obamacare

Bill O’Reilly Calls Mandela a communist & gets slapped by Al Sharpton

Santa is a really rich white guy who doesn't like poor children.

John Boehner flips out on conservative activists

Thom Hartmann: GOP Governors - Give Taxpayers Back Their Money!

Any members of the SBO&E group in Georgia?

5 Reasons Cats Are Strange

Collapse of the universe is closer than ever before

Uh-oh! Health director who approved Obama birth certificate dies in plane crash

Collapse of the universe is closer than ever before

Columnist Blasts Obama For Acting Like 'Hormone-Ravaged Frat Boy' At Mandela Service

Little girl knows sign language (video)

It's not often that I'm torn between posting a story in the Lounge . . . or LBN

Aetna sued over disclosure of political contributions

Hubble Discovers Water Plumes Erupting from Europa

TYT: No One Paid Attention to Ted Cruz' Publicity Tantrum

Yes, Virginia, there will be an Iran sanctions bill

Environmental Art

Catholic vs. Protestant – why is there so much animosity?

S.Korea's KAI sells fighter jets worth $1.1 billion to Iraq

7 Years in Tibet - School for Llamas

Megan Kelly: Jesus was a white man

Toon: the Pope

Bangladesh executes Islamist leader, deadly clashes on streets

Update On My Housing Crisis

So last night I made my first (and hopefully last) "shots fired" call to 911.

How to kill fire ants

Watch this little girl who has deaf parents sing Christmas songs with her kindergarten class:


The 2013 Hater's Guide To The Williams-Sonoma Catalog

"For All the Boobs and Butt Guys." Made me smile, smile, smile.

How cold is cold?

Houston school board to vote on Native American mascots, 'Redskins'

Interesting Paper on Climate Change

Toon: Obama's a Commie!

Toon: Funeral selfie....

Kendrick Johnson family holds rally after filing complaint about missing organs

Has anyone who loathes or fears Facebook tried an alternative?

Another note on the flak over the Obama "selfie" ... 2004 ...

Birthers go tizzier: Hawaii official who verified OBAMA's birth certificate dies in plane crash

I don't get into these much, but it was NOT sexual harassment!

How So-Called “Men’s Rights Activists” Make Actual Work On Behalf Of Men Harder

TIME Magazine "Grifter of the Year"

Corporate Pension Picture Looking Brighter

Police 'told to leave Queen's nuts'

Bryan Fischer: Pot Should Be Illegal Because Its Use Violates Biblical Teaching

‘Imagine America Without Los Angeles’: Expert Warns Southern California Isn’t Ready For Major Quake

In the nursery

Even when test scores go up, some cognitive abilities don’t

North Carolina's choice

The Ruth Institute Posts Anti-Gay Meme With Hilarious Typo

Turns out American University (DC) gunman off-duty cop

What else?

GOP Santa Luckovich Toon.

US retail sales rise 0.7 pct., most in 5 months

World War II Veteran Tells the Story of His Lobotomy

Colbert: Blitzkrieg on Grinchitude

Lobotomy For World War II Veterans: Psychiatric Care by U.S. Government

At Least 194 Children Have Been Shot to Death Since Newtown

Homosexual WWII veterans lobotomized.

Hi friends, I have been trying to reach the company on the following link:

Smoke,smoke, smoke that cigarette

The Rude Pundit: Denial of Medicaid Expansion Is a Job Killer

Wonder how many Repugs get their panties in a bunch over

In the run up to the 2014 election, should Obama release more proof that he was born in Hawaii?

"If Megyn Kelly wants to believe that Santa and Jesus were white ..."

TIME Magazine "Media Hack of the Year" Chuck Todd

Take a ride on the central corridor

UFO Cover-up Fmr. Sen. Mike Gravel speaks out

Thom Hartmann: Why did ALEC Support Apartheid?


Why do New Yorkers get to have all the fun?

Right Wing Conspiracy theories on this breaking news...

I Wonder....

Who Got The Job And Why?

Regarding the 6-year-old boy and the kissing

Erik Rush on Mandela: "Someone who, you know, did't do much."

As Quakes Shake Oklahoma, Scientists Eye Oil and Gas Industry

Montana Teen Sentenced to 75 Years For Raping 11 Year Old

Papantonio: Law Schools As Profit Centers

Exclusive - TIME Magazine "Raving Freakazoid Nut Sandwich of the Year" Glenn Beck

It's that time!

Mandate antibiotic ban

What a Choir of Silent Monks Does Will Make You Laugh

Judge sets 2015 trial date for lawsuits against N.C. voting law

Officer Barbrady From South Park Reviews Atlas Shrugged

Ray Price Goes Home for Hospice Care

Dumb Criminals: Miami Man's Instagram Account Gets Him Charged With 142 Felonies

this would seem to be a good place to look

Dumb Criminals: Sword Wielding San Antonio Restaurant Robber Demands Free Tacos Or Death

Dumb Criminals: Kentucky Man Sets Gun On Toilet Paper Dispenser

Scientists discover double meaning in genetic code

Third Way VP indicates they fear Elizabeth Warren's influence on the party.

A few disjointed thoughts on "Cooked" by Michael Pollan

Just how bad is it to be a racist?

One of the most tragic aspects of Martin Bashir's "resignation" is that

Secret Message of 'Fake African Signer' Finally Decoded

1844 Know Nothing poster (title: American Patriot) could be from 2013 Tea Party

Question about "high resolution"

Police not feeling the love for 'snuggle' business

Caption this: Megyn Kelly

California prostitutes win victim compensation

Chinese protesters drink pesticide

From archives: Young girls in Medellin auctioned off for their virginity

12 Actual Pre-Existing Conditions From Before The Affordable Care Act


In the human equation, there are fiddles, violins and Strad violins. If I had my druthers, I'druther

Update: He Died Too Young. So All His Friends Got Together

Medical Test Surprises: What Should You Be Told?

Incoming US ambassador says dismissal of Bogota mayor is ‘bad signal’ for peace talks

Amtrak Cancels Train Routes {Across North Dakota and Montana}

Amazing singer Susan Boyle has Asperger's. The pieces of the puzzle

Scientist create 'robotic sperm' to help with fertilisation and drug delivery

Gubmint by GOP

EU to launch probe into British nuclear state aid next week

TYT: Elian Gonzalez Grown Up, Leaves Cuba, Speaks About 'Uncle Fidel'

Okay... AFA's Bryan Fischer goes on rant declaring he is God's gift to detecting the truth

The most touching Mandela tribute came from the least expected place-in the form of a flash mob.

Polish team in Top 10 Archaeological Discoveries 2013


Noam Chomsky: U.S. used to have people killed for practicing what Pope Francis preaches

Boy the butthurt around here about what Megyn Kelly said, who cares?

Ok. I watched the latest batman and

I see this every time I turn on my computer. Same message with compiling stats.

Santa is a Republican

Report: VA lobotomized 2,000 disturbed veterans

Inside the Honduran Elections

Montana newlywed Jordan Linn Graham to plead guilty in husband's murder

Tom Coburn Concedes: Obamacare Exchanges 'Will Work And Work Well'

The Causes of Male Hysteria (1874)

GoP Senators introduce license to discriminate against married same-sex couples.

Gustavo Petro

Congressman Issa Weasels on IRS Transcripts After His Case Falls Apart

Translation hint: “Reno” means “Reindeer”

Peak meat: is animal consumption falling out of style in the US?

Yet Another Reason Internet Voting is a Terrible Idea...

Two Americas

Charles P. Pierce on Megyn Kelly: "Yeah, she's the smart one."

Remains of 163 Guatemala massacre dead given to families

N. Korea Executes Leader's Uncle as Traitor


HHS to consider moving Dec. 23 enrollment deadline, asks insurers for concessions

Pope Francis Calls For "The Sharing Of Wealth" - attacks mega-salaries, wealth gap

Heroic Uruguay deserves a Nobel peace prize for legalising cannabis

Michigan lawmaker reveals she is a rape survivor in powerful testimony against new “rape insurance”

pssst, Megyn - Santa is NOT real....

I stopped by our pioneer cemetery today and snapped a few

Hawaii official who OK'd Obama birth papers dies in crash

Coloring book featuring Ted Cruz selling fast

House passes farm law extension

Nikon Image Space

Mocha and Pico love getting the lights ready for the tree....

Jang Song Thaek, Kim Jong Un's Ousted Uncle, Reportedly Executed

Audio: Virginia GOP State Senate Candidate Says Desegregation Busing Ruined Schools

Capitalism: Wrecking Societies for the Benefit of Big Capital and the Super-Rich

Please, what is the argument AGAINST "raise the cap" on Social Security?


Report: Christie asked Cuomo to rein in investigator of George Washington Bridge closure

Key Democrat Caves to White House on Iran Sanctions

Dedicated To Megyn Kelly: "Santa Claus Is A Black Man"

Ex-W.Va. church youth volunteer facing sex charges

Now that's just funny...

Stop using words that don't make sense...

A Colorado School Official Wants Trans Kids Castrated

Fallout, Fallout 2 and Fallout Tactics - Free on GoG

Colorado School Official Wants Trans Kids Castrated

How Wall Street Has Turned Housing Into a Dangerous Get-Rich-Quick Scheme—Again

Didn't know this was here :)

The whitest Jesus you know

WaPo: How gun control is losing, badly (in charts)

Krugman: TPP

Greg Abbott's Advisors Point Texas' Uninsured to Federal Programs

GOP diversity

Aide Arrested On Child Porn Charges Was One Of 'GOP's Top Strategists

Austrian mayor quits after saying Jews should be hanged

Even Greg Abbott's Advisors Lack Answers For Texas' Uninsured Points them To Federal Programs

Venice court upholds expulsion of KKK leader David Duke

My 30,000th post on DU was a fitting one.

Pope Francis slams super salaries for the rich while the poor survive on “crumbs”

If I visit Huff Pro -

U.S. general who opened Guantanamo prison says shut it down

U.S., Britain cut aid to rebels in Syria

For Whom the Bells Toll - Not for Adam Lanza—or his mother.

Senator Whitmer Shares Personal Story in Opposition to GOP's Pre-purchase Rape Insurance Bill

Missing American in Iran Was Working for CIA

Montana bride pleads guilty in husband's cliff death

More than one million people set to lose unemployment benefits.

Why Gun Control Is Basically Dead

Feel of Poppies

Just How Much Are Solar and Wind Really Contributing?

What’s Blocking Bertha, Seattle’s 5-Story Tunneling Machine?

(Iceland) Ex-Kaupthing bankers convicted of abuses related to Qatari investment

Unemployment Benefits to Lapse as Congress Fails to Agree

DRUDGE - Finally gets something right!

TSA Agent Confiscates Sock Monkey's Toy Gun

The Peaceful Protest US Govt Doesn't Want World to Know About

Imagine if he was a Muslim... Militia leader caught stealing classified info

U.N. confirms chemical arms were used repeatedly in Syria

Shanghai Solves Smog Problem: No Alerts For Less Than 115 Pm 2.5 From Now On

Tempers Flare as New Rules Strain Senate

Jailed Porsche owner said police couldn’t do anything because she is rich.

Edith Windsor And Thea Spyer's Love Story Is One For The Ages

World Led by U.S. Poised for Fastest Growth Since 2010

Missing American in Iran was on unapproved mission

Judge orders removal of Mt. Soledad cross in La Jolla (San Diego)

Obamacare to Look Past Unpaid Premiums to Avoid Lapses

Republican feud boils over in U.S. budget deal fight

Ford to Hire 5,000 in 2014 After U.S. Market Share Increases

People except Tea Bag nuts love him

Fox News host Megyn Kelly says Jesus and Santa are white

Thumbs up

Jobless Claims in U.S. Surge in Week After Thanksgiving

Woman's Christmas Light Middle Finger Display Is Back Up Again!

Pelosi to Democrats: 'Embrace the suck'

1.3 million people will lose their unemployment benefits at Christmas time

Pat Robertson Fears Lesbian Friend Might Turn Your Kids Gay

Caption Megyn & Sarah ...

I just read this and thought it was great...What color is Santa Claus?

New Michigan Abortion Law Requires Women To Buy Something That Doesn't Even Exist Yet

Mele Kalikimaka ~ White House Style~

Daniel Dale has served Rob Ford with papers for libel

Why don't all those homeless people just get a job? What? Oh.

There's not a STEM talent shortage. Employers just stink at hiring.

Judge: no quick trial on NC voter laws

The Budget Bill passed the House

Mich-ogyny: Women Now Need 'Rape Insurance' Thanks To Vagina-Phobic Republicans

European Parliament Approves Snowden Video Testimony, Thwarting Objections

NBC: John Boehner sick of the tea party

Rev. Al's new game: "Obamacare Jeopardy!"

Obama should have metaphorically put his foot on ReTHUG

Sen. Warren defending Volker Rule, Social Security, and Medicare on Bloomberg News

Rich Teen Kills 4 People While Driving Drunk & Only Gets Probation!

Donald Trump Accuses Obama Of Killing Hawaiian Records Offical In Plane Crash

European Parliament Says Ukraine Can Hold Early Elections.

Mozilla ramps up efforts to build an ‘open mobile operating system’ for smartphones

ASK A SLAVE S2EP5: House & Field

Experts Question School’s Decision To Suspend 6-Year-Old Boy For ‘Sexual Harassment’ Kiss On Hand

Former Chief of staff for Sen. Lamar Alexander accused of child porn possession, distribution

Jameis Winston wins Walter Camp player of the year award

Of the EIGHT nominees on the Senate's schedule being debated for confirmation SEVEN are female

Luckovich: Neanderthal

Are we going to have to get separate DUs for men and women? Only half kidding!

Anyone ever deal with Regulatory Services Division?

HEY...GET OVER IT! "Edward Snowden and Others Honored as Top Global Thinkers!"

Where are the Protections for Child Farm Laborers in America? (Gingrich: kids clean the toilets)