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Archives: December 19, 2013

Rep. Jack Kingston (R-GA) Wants Poor Students to Sweep Floors for Lunch

Putin Gambles On Ukraine Bailout

Coming through.

The Real News: McCarthyism Made Us Veer Away From a Systemic Doctrine for Change-Ralph Nader

Get off my plane!!!!

Surprise! Lots of People Are Saving Money Thanks to Obamacare.

China Confirms Near Miss With U.S. Ship In South China Sea

Russia Claims Right To Deploy Missiles Anywhere On Its Territory

Great song dedicated to soldiers with PTSD

Christmas Flowers...

Remember how folks blasted the Obama DOJ for failing to prosecute Wall Street?

No War Over Rocks

Israel’s ‘Jim Crow’ Treatment Of Palestinians Continues

How Elizabeth Warren Upset the DC Establishment's Plans to Weaken Social Security

Sir Ian McKellen surprises fans at Hobbit screening in NYC

(OH) First person in Northeast Ohio arrested under 'hidden compartment' law

To Vote or Not to Vote? Metro Vancouver Ponders Transit Referendum

Random observation since this is a slow time of year in this group.

Michelle Obama steps into health care spotlight

The bank and wall street are giving themselves 95 billion in bonuses!

Gallup should start releasing its polls about "big government" with scary music

1 in 200 Women Say They've Had a 'Virgin Pregnancy'

Starts out like flu; ends up in organ failure and death

PolicyMic: It's Not About Gay Rights — Here's the Real Reason Obama Isn't Going to Sochi

Hey Chris Christie, nowhere to run, nowhere to hide a**hole......

Lawsuit: Mississippi school forced ‘pathetic dyke’ to use the boys’ bathroom

Failing grade: Alleged Harvard bomb hoaxer needed more than Tor to cover his tracks, experts say

Dead Zeppelin

Canada Post CEO defends end of home delivery, says seniors will get more exercise

A Tale of Two Heroes

Bryan Fischer: Duck Dynasty star is an ‘American hero’ for anti-LGBT ‘anus’ remarks

A Hesitant Landslide: The Return of Chile’s Bachelet

Elizabeth Warren’s bold new crusade: Keep employers out of your credit history

Question for DUers who have worked as servers

Tea Party ‘inventor’ Larry Klayman mocks Rand Paul’s Tea Party bonafides

Kakadu mine: risk of uranium leakage could be greater than thought

a biography of the day-augusta holmes (composer)

As Republicans Flee Into Retirement Democrats Seize Their Chance to Retake the House

N.Y. cop’s anti-Obama Facebook rant: ‘Go die in a shallow grave you Muslim commie’

'Duck Dynasty's' Phil Robertson on Indefinite Hiatus Following Anti-Gay Remarks

Novak Djokovic hires Boris Becker

We wish you a Merry Christmas!

I know this will shock, just utterly SHOCK some -

Three former Irish bank executives appear in court on conspiracy charges

Target victim of major credit card breach

Pope Francis trashes the ‘prosperity gospel’: Pompous Christians are ugly pagans

US citizen gets 25 years in NY Taliban case


Obama review panel: strip NSA of power to collect phone data records

a biography of the day-henrietta muir edwards (women's rights activist [one of the "famous five"])

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Thursday, 19 December 2013

Housing as Health Care — New York's Boundary-Crossing Experiment (New Eng Jour Med)

California Nullifies NDAA Indefinite Detention - Assembly Bill No. 351, CHAPTER 450

If a rising tide lifts all boats...?

Arctic 30 protesters and Pussy Riot members set to walk free

Shocking Police Methods in Thailand!!! How Long Before We See This in the USA!

What's for Dinner ~ Thursday ~ December 19th

BBC: Greenwald on Why WH Panel NSA Report is Vindication of Snowden Reporting

Realistic GZ copycat on ebay. Getting 261 views per hour.

I need to build a foundation of intrinsic self worth but I'm not sure how to start.

To: The 99%, Happy Holidays. Love, Congress

College: "Men's Rights" Trolls Spammed Us With 400 Fake Rape Reports

Why that's outrageous! Those victims are playing the victim card!

Paul Krugman on the used-to-be middle class.

AFL-CIO invites MSNBC hosts to meet with unhappy NBC workers

get thee to the PlayStation store! Walking Dead Season 2 Episode 1 has been released!

Peter Jenkovich, President of Lo-GravTek Sportswear, field tests his latest product, Light Shorts

December 18, 2013~ Happy Birthday, freshwest! Join the celebration in the BOG~

What's the oddest gift you remember receiving?

What is your opinion of the bi-partisan "budget deal" ?

Luckovich Toon: The Working Class

Ben Bernanke Blames Low Government Spending For The Bad Recovery — This Shows He's Totally Right

Final 2013 payrolls according to Major League Baseball

Rangel Is Expected to Seek 23rd Term in Congress

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseeker Check In!! Church Night! Qwackers

I found where Megyn Kelly learnt about the race of Santa Claus and Jesus...

Faces in things

From the Desk of Speaker John Boehner~

A Russian dashcam video like no other

Scientists Extract RSA Key From GnuPG Using Sound of CPU

WaPo: Research shows how MacBook webcams can spy on their users without warning

IF you lived here.... (thanks moms)

Former NFL, Longhorn player Russell Erxleben pleads guilty to fraud charges

Pull Yourself Together...

This is Jeopardy for $2,000- Go ask Virginia

Do y'all think McAuliffe can accomplish anything/somethings

Something to share with anti-Muslim trolls when you're dealing with them

We need this whole Credit Reporting system changed or something.

First Lady Michelle Obama on Why the Affordable Care Act Is a Good Thing

This Study Confirms Everything You Suspected About Voter ID Laws

Raise the Social Security cap - over $173,000 per year

"Duck Dynasty" star Phil Robertson has been suspended "indefinitely" for anti gay remarks

"You've Been Trumped" playing on Pivot channel on tv in

Chauvinist picks: the most sexist moments of 2013 (great read)

No one is born with prejudices.

Houston doctor charged in $158 million Medicare fraud

"Obama Panel Recommends New Limits on N.S.A. Spying"

Dana Rohrabacher Is Dirty (R) California

Montgomery County Texas mystery illness likely H1N1 virus

Montgomery County Texas mystery illness likely H1N1 virus

Wyoming Senate race 2014: Liz Cheney husband Phil Perry on vote rolls in 2 states

"rapid wrinkle repair" - the words/phrase to do whatever with n/t

Boston surgeon, physician wife campaign against procedure

What would happen if we tuned in i-Heart radio online and heard 'ode to Billy-Joe? Can we post 'ode?

American Hustle Official TRAILER 1 (2013) - Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence Movie HD

The Duck Dynasty Chia Pets are now exclusively available at Chik-Fil-A.

Justice officials delayed decision on charging Va. governor

Allegiance of candidate for Wendy Davis' vacated seat questioned; withdrawal urged

Or, alternatively, we might imagine Bahbwah WAHWAH is somebody "influencial" n/t

So the "War on Christmas" has begun. . .

Former Top NSA Official: “We Are Now In A Police State”

Gerry Byrne apologizes for Pamela Anderson STD tweets

The Hack List - No. 8: Peggy Noonan

Critic on George Zimmerman's Painting: 'This is Not Art...It's a Poster'

Thom Hartmann/Richard Wolff: Chileans have Rejected Reaganomics - How About Us?

Why Are the Chinese Scared of American Corn?

Christie will be run out of office before the Princeton Class of 2013 graduates in the spring.

The Budget Deal: An Okay End to a Very Bad Year for Medical Research

Even after being shot in the head our liberal icons are still smarter than conservative icons....

Florida man caught on video trying to pay for beer with a live alligator

Going to cottage tomorrow. Weather looking good,

I predict Duck Dynasty rallies at Chick Fil A soon...

Tepco formally declares surviving Fukushima No. 1 reactors defunct

toon: American conservatives are flummoxed by the new pope...

NY US attorney: Indian diplomat treated very well

well I got screwed today, in a good way :D

Gaia 'billion star surveyor' set for launch

Canada Post's Deepak Chopra says seniors want exercise from picking up mail

Ryse: Son of Rome

What is it about conservatives that make them so Gawd Damn Mean?

Congress Collapses from Exhaustion After Doing Job

It is now clear to me that the GOP considers 99% of Americans takers and losers, not just 47%.

Video of man being saved from fire under his crane

What DVD burner is recommended?

Be cool, Honey Bunny...

Football thugs, hooligans and prima donnas

North Dakota Says Man In Same-Sex Marriage Can Also Marry A Woman

NYT editorial: 'Turn Off the Data Vacuum'

Record High in U.S. Say Big Government Greatest Threat

Obama Tells Haim Saban “Israel’s Security Is Sacrosanct”

Husband And Wife Doctors Claim Her Fibroid Removal Procedure Spread Cancer

!!!December Photo Contest Winner's Thread!!!

Well, today I was almost killed by a driver on the feeder on I 10.

John Kerry Is Israel's Best Friend

December Contest Winner's thread up in GD

Political writing contest awards $5,000 prize

Mass shootings will not substantially decrease with more armed guards or background checks

Trudeau backs Israel, slams Quebec charter

It's a 70's Party!

Why I’m Boycotting The American Studies Association

Debt Collectors Are More Likely To Go After Black People

Bloomberg Businessweek - "The GOP's Phony Debt-Ceiling Threats"

Obamacare crashes into Romneycare

Statement by the President on the Budget

Are dildos really illegal in Texas? (and other weird sex laws)

One in 200 Pregnant Women Claim to Be Virgins

Obama task force's NSA proposals go 'much further than anyone expected'

Vote Blue!

Eleanor had place kitty magnets in all of the couch cushions

Jon Stewart Goes Off on Perhaps the Best Political Scandal of All Time

Dow, S&P 500 hit new highs on Fed's 'Taper Lite'

The people are revolting

We shall overcome: Israel's adherence to human rights principles

WaPo - "Trust in Congress Gallups to single digits" - Where is the MSM re Boehner's Credibility?

Israel Inaugurates First Memorial to Gay Holocaust Victims in Tel Aviv

Texas Windstorm Insurance Association official was racist, lawyer says

UK Unveils Tough Bill to Stop Modern Slavery

No Christmas Bonus this year...

Blood Pressure Targets Can Be Eased In Older Patients, Experts Advise

European boycott of death penalty drugs lowers rate of US executions

Number of executions and new death sentences declines

EC threatens Italy with legal action over treatment of migrants

His Duck is Cooked...

Lies and War. What drives war? Are there just wars? = David Swanson

In case Darrell Issa decides to investigate the "Obama Xmas Card List"....

Tea Party Patriot arrested for swapping child porn using ‘h*rnypastor’ email account

Well, I think that this has gone on long enough...

Ecuador orders policeman who tried to kill president detained

Swarovsky crystal figurines

'Men's Rights' Trolls Spam Occidental College Online Rape Report Form

Too bad about Obama not being the change we hoped for


"God hates _____." or "God, I hate _____." Fill in the blank and lose your job/TV show/______

The bigger problem in America surrounding the Duck Dynasty hysteria

Fox News was right there are cases of serious voter fraud that need investigation.

How Rev. Billy Graham Taught the Republican Party to Sacrifice the Poor on the Altar of Big-Business

Seneca Falls, NY, claims link to 'Wonderful Life'

Find something to be happy about today (Thursday December 19th, 2013)

The Rock-Paper-Scissors-ish league that is the NFL:

AP Interview: Obama's brother writes about abuse

It's official - the O'Reilly Factor and FOX News are now "Church Chat"

Ohio man who amassed guns at mall faces sentencing

Ex-firefighter accused of sparking deadly blaze

S.F. school bears brunt of 'merry Christmas' Atheist suspension hoax

Rachel Maddow: Storm shelter issue riles Oklahoma politics


Phil Robertson ALSO said blacks were "happy" in Louisiana before they got civil rights

Duckwads for Xmas?

China Building Fourth Antarctic Base

Costs of dentures...what is the good, the bad, the ugly?

VA Simplifies Brain Injury Claims Process

100's of Studies Prove this One Plant Compound Kills Cancer, Protects Against Radiation

Severe wealth inequality only thing preventing affluenza epidemic

When You Don't Exist

Age of Crushing Anxiety: How the Bottom Fell Out in America

Joe Scum is defending Bob McDonnell

How a Criminal Record Keeps Americans Jobless For Life

How Elizabeth Warren Is Trying to Keep Employers from Digging into Your Credit Score

UK rendition report being unveiled

If I Admit That 'Hating Men' Is a Thing, Will You Stop Turning It Into a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy?

Mapping the Uninsured in America

Snow Diving Fox - a hard way to find a snack.

Make Time for Awe

Food Stamp Fraud, Rare but Troubling

The South Is America's High-School Dropout Factory

India Flap derives from America’s Gulag Practices and Far-Right Supreme Court

How to restore Basic HTML View on Gmail

How Christmas Changes for Americans As They Grow Up

PHOTOS: Arbre de Noël de l’Élysée

How to get an Iran Nuclear deal: Top 7 Confidence-Building Steps

"It's never been easier to take photos...

Scientists cut million-year natural process to convert algae into crude oil to about an hour

Is Edward Snowden a modern Martin Luther?

The Beatles...1964.. Segregation..the South.... Gator Bowl

The Government Is Quietly Giving Way More Housing Aid To Rich People Than Poor People

When NATO leaves Afghanistan

I just read Chris Cillizza's negative review of House of Cards

New ADIZ: Jeju port rises to territorial challenge

Native American Association Joins Academic Boycott of Israel

"If November had an Obamacare surge, consider this the December deluge."

Al Goldstein, Pioneering Pornographer, Dies at 77

Inside The Increasingly Dangerous World Faced By Temporary Workers

NYC COP Facebook rant......SMH

Senator Sanders' statement on the budget

Rebel smell: In the Deep South, dirty energy and disenfranchisement go hand in hand

When did white trash become normal?

Statement by the President on the Budget

Taking Responsibility: France Seeks Help for Africa Intervention

Huge Majority Of Americans Believe 'Big Government' Is The Greatest Threat To The US

Not Fit for the Next Crisis: Europe's Brittle Banking Union

Masked Army: Shadowy Jihadist Group Expands Rapidly in Syria

10 Years Into Wisconsin's CWD Epidemic, Democrats Demanding Actual Response From DNR, Walker

A 'War On Christmas' Story

Study - At 4C Rise, World's Forests Won't Absorb Any More Additional Atmospheric Carbon

Nature Of Shale Becoming Evident In Oil & Gas "Boom" - The Return Of The Red Queen

Taliban Revenge: The Plight of Germany's Afghan Staff

After Sandy, NJ Rebuilding Plan Doesn't Even Mention Sea Level, Warming, More Violent Storms

what can be done to increase participation at mid term elections ( and elections in general) ?

Crime Infested: Quarter of NPD Officials Have Been Prosecuted

In The Wealthiest Area Of The Country, 7 Homeless People Have Frozen To Death This Winter

Something making you feel bad isn't the same as Misogyny

Big white dawg plays with little gray cat:

Continental Resources Signed Up To Ship Via Keystone XL, Now Says Pipeline Not Needed

Uninsured Skeptical of Health Care Law in Poll

Mitt the new Documentary on Netflix

Your Assumptions About Welfare Recipients Are Wrong

Egyptians fear return to authoritarianism

Udon Noodle Soup

Greenwald Reveals 'Crux' of NSA Spying: The 'Elimination of Individual Privacy Worldwide'

ACLU: Should Diplomats Always Get Immunity?

What if the tables were turned. (A&E and Duck Dynasty)

Seahawks' Brandon Browner banned indefinitely

Five Stars For Irony: Walmart Sells Occupy Poster, Say What?

“Small Government” Teabagger. Also a Kiddie Porn Freak. Not all that shocking.

An alternative look at Obama’s 5th year

Toon: NSA

Thursday Toon Roundup 1- White Christmas

Mississauga French Catholic school blocks Harvey Milk quote from posters

Thursday TOON Roundup 2- CONgress and GOP

What does an AG who fights to maintain a conviction based solely on perjured testimony deserve?

Thursday TOON Roundup 3- Inconvenient Spies

It was almost like a scene out of 'Trainspotting'

Thursday TOON Roundup 4- The Rest

Soon to be obsolete...?

Fox News Reporter Defends Duck Dynasty Star's Anti-Gay Comments

The Country That's Dismantling Its System of Privilege for the 1% — Can the U.S. Be Next?

Under Amazon’s CIA Cloud: The Washington Post

Judge Leon's Dirty Climb to the Bench

Stonehenge is a musical instrument -- The original "Rock" music

Sarah Palin weighs in on Duck Dynasty.

Chinese sewage is feeding superbugs that no antibiotic can kill

OK, kitteh lovers. Feast on this!

Brad Pitt Courted to Join Tom Cruise in ‘Go Like Hell’ (Exclusive)

Ben Gazi Mastermind Revealed!!!

The Case for Market Socialism

Data brokers selling lists of rape victims, AIDS patients

Seeing Other Women As Allies, Rather Than Enemies: A How-To

Elizabeth Warren: "This isn't about me. This is about the issues..."

Erik Prince on the Daily Show?!

What will the “Billie Jean Delegation” mean for LGBT Rights in Sochi?

oh dear...what should we tell Megyn Kelly?

Inside the Saudi 9/11 Coverup

Who is this?

Get Enrolled Video

Syrians disappeared in "campaign of terror" Enforced disappearances committed by government forces


Luckovich: The working class

Safety and Security Concerns about Small Modular Reactors: NuScale's Design

The Coming ‘Instant Planetary Emergency’

I always believed Snowden is a hero, but

Ring of Fire: Global Elites Terrified By Income Inequality

Well 3rd Day in the Hospital

Another ACA ad

CEO to Obama During Contentious Meeting with Top Tech Executives: "Pardon Edward Snowden."

Christmas comes early : Justin Bieber is 'retiring from music'

European boycott of death penalty drugs lowers rate of US executions

Walmart Selling Occupy Posters!

Alexander Litvinenko coroner will not consider Russian involvement in death

Target confirms massive credit-card data breach (Began Black Friday thru Dec. 15)

Does the health insurance on the exchange include prescription coverage

Stress gene linked to heart attacks

Nancy Pelosi Turns the Tables on Darrell Issa and He Could Be In Big Trouble

President Obama: 'I've Got 3 Opinionated, Strong, Tall Women'

Nomi Prins: Volcker Rule Made Meaningless by Abundant Exemptions

A campaign e-mail from a liberal candidate.

Oh, this is too funny and ironic

We're Fostering a Former Laboratory Beagle - Experimentation Hurts!

Another Good Tea Bagger Christian Arrested for Possession of Child Porn

Duck Dynasty's Phil Robertson Thinks Black People Were Happy Before the Civil Rights Movement

Fidels Fantasy

Ex-Police officer finds way to slow down time

State to raise ceiling on TEPCO loans to 9 trillion yen

What do you despise the most?

Well, now I finally know what "Duck Dynasty" is. nt.

For First Time, Anti-Terrorism Law Used to Have Americans Protesting Keystone XL Pipeline Arrested

A tweet from God on Duck Dynasty guy

Devyani Khobragade's arrest: India hits back at US attorney Preet Bharara

The Boehner Puzzle: His latest “speaking out” about teabaggers and his claims that they wrongly

Attorney General asks Caracas judge to ban El Universal from publishing photos and news about crime

The GOP’s (Internal) Fight Has Just Begun

Bobby Jindal Calls 'Duck Dynasty' Star's Suspension 'A Messed Up Situation

Branstad: Biden 'Dead Meat' For Iowa Voters

Hillary Clinton:I will make a decision next year if I run for President

Schweitzer Raises Specter Of Clinton's Iraq War Vote In Iowa

Nomi Prins: Volcker Rule Made Meaningless by Abundant Exemptions

Report: Liz Cheney's Husband On Voter Rolls In 2 States

The right invented the blacklist so they can't complain when it is used against them.

Pa. pastor defrocked after performing gay wedding

Christmas in 19th Century America

Columbian snow bank

Turns out santa is actually a hot white babe...

MLB Average Salary up 5.4 Percent to $3.39 Million (Yankees highest @ $8.17 million)

The Perfect Solution to Obnoxiously Loud Public Cellphone Conversations

Iraq's Oil Workers Walk Off Drilling Rigs and Take to the Streets

Jennifer Lawrence keeps hitting them out of the ball park. Hilarious Conan interview

Home sales post first annual drop in 29 months

Report says state takeover of Reading School District is likely - excessive administrative turnover

Hahaha. Duck Dynasty followers are asking people to boycott A&E

Unjust Aftermath: Post-Noriega Panama

The Gun Lobby's Stealth Assault on Small-Town America


Four things to do after your credit card has been hacked: CNN Money, google business news

HELP.....MY Opera email is going bye bye..

The Past and Future of America's Social Contract

I'll take the ferry...

Honey BooBoo et al—the sanitization of Social Pathology

D.C.: Metro considers building ‘inner loop’ of new stations to ease congestion in system’s core

The right-wingers' Christmas list!

The "I" word comes up in Maryland, brought to you by the K's.

There is no right answer.

"Liberalism is trust of the people tempered by prudence. Conservativsm is distrust

Houston's new Metro North line ridealong (video)

Minister defrocked by United Methodist Church over same-sex marriage

Living Sick and Dying Young in Rich America

Patients pour on to successful state insurance exchanges

I need a name for a logical fallacy

Larry Klayman says he wants to sue CNN...

Meet the newest Mega Million winner one of two

Mr. T as White House Santa

Edward Snowden and the Dreyfus Affair

WalMart loses: Fed judge awards millions to warehouse workers against WalMart

Voter fraud finally found!!!! Report: Liz Cheney's Husband On Voter Rolls In 2 States

A friend, a former Libertarian, realizes he's become a liberal

Most chicken sold in stores is contaminated, Consumer Reports says

Why is anyone shocked that the bible is homophobic?

Goodbye. Goodbye. GOODBYE. Get the fuck out already.

Thom Hartmann: Conversations w/Great Minds - Tim Carpenter - What’s next for PDA?

Thom Hartmann: Conversations w/Great Minds - Tim Carpenter - The state of the progressive left today

We probably should have seen this coming...

Public Education and the Arts: Lessons From the New Deal

Joaquin Phoenix = Lex Luthor?

Poll: 41% Of Americans Do Not Want To Hear The Word 'Obamacare' In 2014

Russian demand fuels a comeback of the N. American fur market

Sharing my latest video: I Wanna Go Home

Crowd-funded Lego car powered by air

Oops! Lawmakers destroyed redistricting records (Florida)

Just signed up for Obamacare...

Conservatives Should Be Thanking A&E For Suspending “Duck Dynasty”

Cruel and inhuman punishment! . . . Please come CAPTION Forbes's John Tamny!!!!!

Putin: NSA surveillance needed to fight terrorism

Nelson offers to go to Iran to help find Levinson

I'm terribly sad to announce... UPDATE!!!!

Sam Seder: Alex Jones Paid By The Koch Brothers?!

Commenter Arliss Bunny Asks for My $.02

Something Cool is Happening at T-Mobile (And It's NOT a New Data Plan)

Duck Dynasty's Phil Robertson Thinks Black People Were Happy Before the Civil Rights Movement

How deep and wide is the American memory hole?

The Rude Pundit: Regarding Phil Robertson, Homophobia, and Christianity

Designed for Death - Helen Caldicott interviews Hugh Gusterson

Pic Of The Moment: Rep. Stutzman Neatly Sums Up The GOP's Obamacare Problem

Where my ladies at? Sexism in the sciences and internet bullying

The right wing idiot parade continues to weigh in on Duck Dynasty

"It is like every vile southern stereotype rolled up into one."

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr and Anne Frank

I do not want to buy Christmas presents

Homey the Clown - Xmas

The same right wing ideologues who are condemning the Duck Dynasty (Robertson) suspension

I'm so sick of these assholes cashing in on being hateful homophobes

Anyone here in a choir, chorus? Any pet peeves?

We probably should have seen this coming.

Unbelieveable art made from packing tape:

We are better than North Korea.

Another piece of human garbage Jumps into the Fray (Its Official Too)

Son of Walid Shoebat (I am TOTALLY an ex-Islamic terrorist guy) calls to be militant against gays

My wife and I were triply-screwed by health care insurance . . .

The Evil Cereal Industry

The dumbest thing I've read today

Did conservatives embrace Archie Bunker, too?

49ers fans raise money for S.F.-bragging billboard in Seattle

Iran Sanctions Bill From Sens. Bob Menendez And Mark Kirk Could Endanger U.S. Negotiations

Pat Buchannan embraces Putin for hatred of gays.

Jesus, you scared the shit out of me.

GOP Will Never Accept Minimum Wage Increase, When They Want To Repeal It.

Toe Fossil Provides Complete Neanderthal Genome

Canadian University Student Attempts Online Suicide, Is Egged On By 4chan Users

Queen Elizabeth II gives royal stamp of approval to same-sex marriage

I just got a notice informing me that if I have 5 posts hidden I can't post.

Democrats hammered for not taking moral high ground in budget deal (VIDEO)

Born without a hand, preschooler gets a Robohand for Christmas from high school robotics team

CREW Forces FBI to Release Documents on Domestic Drone Use

Larry Klayman blames absolutely everyone but himself for his disastrous recent CNN appearance

I almost fell ...

Senator Sanders: Pre-K in Vermont

The Day After iPhone Was Introduced By Steve Jobs, Google Scrapped Android To Copy Apple.

Sarah Palin - Free speech means you can say any stupid, racist, hateful, homophobic thing you want

Chicago closed 50 public schools. Cost to empty them out now up to 30.9 million.

Glen Greenwald Addresses the European Union: NSA SPYING:Worldwide Elimination of Individual Privacy"

The Saudi proliferation question

40 million at risk after Target card heist

Fargo Man Arrested For Clearing Snow With Flamethrower

NM Supreme Court affirms same-sex marriage rights

Figure skater Brian Boitano comes out

So this happened.

Forbes: Is The $400 Million Duck Dynasty Merchandising Empire At Stake?

Tea Party Group Attacks The Wrong Rep. King

What's all ths Dork Dynasty flap about anyway?

My sexual orientation is being used as a political fucking football. 43 years of this crap.

As seen on tumblr. A funny for my HoF friends. :)

To Conservatives about the First Amendment and "Reality" TV bigots

Radicals in City Hall: An American Tradition

South Sudan rebels capture key town of Bor

LOL: Klayman, the lawyer behind the NSA lawsuit, wants to sue CNN after his appearance on Tuesday

Phil Robertson’s First Amendment rights have not, repeat NOT been violated.

Pussy Riot members freed from prison

Line of the week?

'Putin's presents' split opinion in Ukraine

Same-sex marriage ruled legal by NM's high court

Man in custody after brief standoff outside U.S. courthouse

The only Duck Dysnasty I was familar with

New Mexico Supreme Court: same-sex marriage legal

Oh It says gay marriage is a sin in the Bible?

No, seriously. They made a reality show about people who make *duck calls*?

Obama to Commute Sentences for 8 in Crack Cocaine Cases

Senate leader vows Jan. vote on jobless benefits

Dumb Criminals: Man Robs Bank, Is Later Robbed Of Stolen Loot

Are Electric Vehicles Already Halfway to Market Dominance?

Skater Brian Boitano comes out as third gay member of U.S. Sochi delegation

U.S. pastor who performed son's gay marriage defrocked

Dumb Criminals: UK Man Charged With Masturbating While Driving

Daughter of 'Gilligan's Island's' Ginger: Make Professor gay in reboot

Judge orders sanity evaluation for accused 9/11 conspirator

A Very Short History of Reality TV

Michigan man charged in porch shooting will face trial

Cool Old Map: How Did Your State Get Liquor During Prohibition?

U.S. court revives 9/11 victims' case against Saudi Arabia

But where does he stand on pit bulls, Olive Garden or Chuggo?

"Skipping Towards Gomorrah"

Putin 'to pardon' jailed former oil tycoon Khodorkovsky

Putin to pardon jailed tycoon Khodorkovsky

Jon Stewart on EPA con man John Beale: ‘The Secret Life of Walter Sh*tty’

What will be DC football team new name??

If Big Media is, de facto, arbiter of free speech, then bring back the Fairness Doctrine.

Suicide bombers kill 36 Shi'ite pilgrims in Iraq: police

Christian camp counselor allegedly said she molested girls to show them ‘God’s love’

Gaia 'billion-star surveyor' lifts off

Today's bit of internet awesomeness: Festive Funk Machine!

U.S. Mayors' gun control group merges with Moms Demand Action

Oldest Son Just Called, My Second Grandchild Just Arrived.

You Don't Have a First Amendment Right to a Television Show, etc., etc. . . .

Duck Dynasty Father's Bigoted Remarks

Conservative values!

26 Senators Defy Obama, Back Iran Sanctions Bill

MI6 'turned blind eye' to torture of rendered detainees, finds Gibson report

$50,000 Per Year Salary Pays $4000 for Corporate Subsidies

Radicals in City Hall: An American Tradition

Gotcha! FBI launches new biometric systems to nail criminals

Poll finds strong support for raising the minimum wage

Bryan Fischer: Impeach Obama Just for 'Educational' Purposes

WTF is Menendez (not to mention Schumer) doing?!

John Cornyn running for re-election, endorsed by the NRA

Re: Duck Dynasty - Can slavery be tasty???

I don't want Snowden pardoned

Target says PIN numbers not accessed, but cards were

Real Life Walter White Sentenced For Meth Possession

No, Bobby Jindal, you do NOT "remember when TV networks believed in the First Amendment."

Hold Me....They are tearing out my Kitchen

Over-the-top comments about the ACA being worse than nazi swords.

" one redneck and everyone loses their minds!"

Ugandan MPs pass law to ban miniskirts

Two guilty of Lee Rigby murder

WWBBD - What would Betty Bowers do in a discussion about Free Speech with Sarah Palin

What I am bringing for Christmas Dinner at my daughter's house...

I wrote the Anarchist Cookbook in 1969. Now I see its premise as flawed.

But wasn't Martin Bashir exercising his free speech.

“Men’s rights” groups go mainstream Once seen as a lunatic fringe, reactionary anti-women groups...

Brian Boitano Announces He's Gay After Being Appointed to Sochi Delegation

Funny how the same people who scream about Phil Robertson's "freedom of speech"

Corbett's Attorneys Demand Sex History Info from Plaintiffs for Gay Marriage Lawsuit

For second time, ACLU files suit against Lake schools over gay-straight club

In 1875, Mark Twain's daughter found a letter from Santa Claus on her bed on Christmas Morning:

Another health insurance post

Florida to get highest relief from $2B mortgage case

Harkin Calls Out Congressional Scrooges and Their ‘Benign Neglect’

Act 13 Challenge Upheld by PA Supreme Court

Sarah Palin's "War On Christmas" message...

In The Spirit Of Christmas, Keep Your Mouth Shut

Harry Reid's Sneaky Plan To Destroy Mitch McConnell's Reelection:

Cthulken - yum yum

Cthulken: yum yum

Anti-austerity and anti-TTIP protest blockade Brussels EU summit (nowhere in english-speaking media)

The Other Woman Trailer. Looks promising.

Israeli-American gets 25 years in Taliban weapons sting

All State National Guards Now Issuing Same-Sex IDs

The Meaning of a Decent Society

Kodi the cat got a toy kitten for his birthday:

Kimmel's Best Video Award.

New Study Destroys Key GOP Talking Point...Increasing Minimum Wage Would Actually Create New Jobs

The future isn’t unisex: Reform’s big gender blind spot

Anti-Obama Facebook Rant Could Cost NY Cop His Badge

Neocon Stupidity in the Senate.

It is time for progressives to take the offensive!

Reason for and a critical question about 2012's 6.9% decline in nuclear production

President Obama: 'I've Got 3 Opinionated, Strong, Tall Women'

8 of approximately 200,000. Well, it is better than zero.

CROSS-POSTED TO LBN: Henry Rollins doesn't give a shit about Miley Cyrus! (Rolling Stone)

You Don't Have a First Amendment Right to a Television Show

I Don This Paper Bag in Shame Of Our National Indifference

15 Things You Shouldn't Say to an atheist

Settlement talks start in Orange 'textgate' lawsuit

TYT: 'Affluenza' Teen Drunk Driver Sued By Victims

Fracking company sues the state of New York to end drilling moratorium

beautiful language

Defining religious belief

'Anti-Christian Bigotry': Conservative Group Demands Reinstatement Of 'Duck Dynasty' Star

Binary math was used by Polynesians 300 years earlier than Europeans

'With the Jewish mind and the Chinese engine, the sky's the limit'

Cruz Defends 'Duck Dynasty' Star From 'Thought Police'

5 Reasons Being an Orthodox Rabbi Compelled Me to Support Gay Marriage

Duck Dynasty before Duck Dynasty.

Inspiring video of guitar maker in a refugee camp in Malawi

Palin Defends Duck Dynasty Star's 'Free Speech'

Republican Politicians Rally Behind 'Duck Dynasty' Star After He Makes Anti-Gay Remarks

Sens. Bob Menendez And Mark Kirk Could Endanger U.S. Negotiations; Push for WAR!

Gay vice principal loses job at Catholic school after marrying

Apollo Theatre ceiling collapses in London

Conservatives Rush To Defend Gay-Bashing 'Duck Dynasty' Star

Want to buy a machine gun with no background check?

Ballot measure to expand the California legislature from 120 to 12,000 members

101 Reasons to Go Vegan

Gun accidents in Florida are double the national average

A Service Dog Meets Pluto aboard the Disney Fantasy

Dog Rescued from Junkyard Helps Other Rescue Dog Recover

How good was Stevie Ray Vaughn? Even his guitar roadie was freakishly good.

"We Are Not Daily Beggars, Who Beg From Door To Door...We Are Your Neighbor's Children..."

Prevent sockpuppets and stalkers from replying to DUers that have them on ignore.

Couple rescues kitten tossed from SUV on I-5

John Roberts Packed ‘Independent’ FISA Court With Republicans, Former Federal Employees

Breaking-roof caves in at the Apollo Theatre in London

Tea Party ‘revolutionary’ Larry Klayman blames Obama for disastrous CNN interview

Question about pop-up ads on DU....

Matt Taibbi, Rolling Stone: "Sarah Palin's Impressively Incoherent 'Duck Dynasty' Comments"

Tea Party House Reps are ready to fall on their sword..

'Anti-Christian Bigotry': Conservative Group Demands Reinstatement Of 'Duck Dynasty' Star

Sarah Palin Claims Free Speech Rights Are Under Attack

Fox News guest: Anti-LGBT rant makes Duck Dynasty star like Martin Luther King Jr.

Top Bush lawyer tried to ‘ship out’ gay employees to Detroit: report

Military officers arrested for trading stolen arms

Bret Bielema: "the Lord decided" Arkansas should have a tough season

Your thoughts, please. A neighbor told me that it is bad form to:

Report: Trey Radel Leaves Rehab Facility

Opinion: Colombia in the throes of a revolution


Colombia’s new challenge: synthetic drugs.

Watched Pot (follow-up to last month's Colorado raids)

‘Duck Dynasty’: November wines, December whines (RW hypocrisy)

Did Chik fil-a lose business with their 'hate the gay' stance?

Mistrial declared in deadly '89 NH fire case

Senate GOP to skip town, leave Dems working weekend shift

Mandela Is Gone, but Apartheid Is Alive and Well in Australia

Pajama boy of yore: Quick! Get me a 186% increase to the US debt!

Duck Dynasty ripped off Billy Crystal

Washington Has Discredited America By Paul Craig Roberts

Ex-Prosecutor Learns How Hard It Is For White Americans To Get Arrested

OH judge says efficiency not good case for cameras

Another Washington Post Op Ed attacking Social Security

Ewan MacColl-Moving On Song.

2 kids kidnapped, one's throat cut in south Miss.

...and that speak volumes about who is RUNNING this country

WTF? Report Suggests NSA Engaged In Financial Manipulation, Changing Money In Bank Accounts:

Sunset at the cottage today. Over the river. Pick your favorite!

Ex-W.Va. sheriff gets probation for wiretapping

German town revokes Hitler's honorary citizenship

ACLU alleges racism at California school district

On you think NAFTA has been good or bad for workers, consumers, and the poor?

Before the beards: 'Duck Dynasty' stars are unrecognizable

New Mexico AG sues to stop horse slaughter

Question submitted by Ken Burch

And Duckwad Dipshit is racist to boot!

Oil trains raise concerns in small towns, cities

Jindal’s ‘messed up situation’

US ship's crew refused bail by Indian court

The duckdynasty threads in gd multiple faster than duckweed

Central Texas deputy fatally shot serving warrant

"Part of a balcony in a theater in central London appears to have collapsed during a performance"

Fuck the Duck DyNASTY

We are made of star-stuff.

Fidel Castro discloses brother's words to Obama

Fidel Castro discloses brother's words to Obama

A pastor said that the Girl Scouts promote lesbianism and abortion...

Wheel of Progress Rolls Over You

New delay hits 9/11 case at Guantanamo

RE: Mcauliff

Wow, just wow. Bravo. Canadian lottery winner donates $40 million jackpot to charity

Attempt to burn down atheists' Saturnalia billboard in South Jersey

I wrote this and posted it in GD and no one appreciated it...

Desperately Seeking Substance (Not Slogans) in Review Group Report on NSA Surveillance

A lesson fron Doha on "free" trade

I shall watch Duck Dynasty tonight and...

Will evangelicals picket gay weddings in New Mexico when the marriages start?

An alternative look at Obama’s 5th year

45 Fossil Fuel Disasters The Industry Doesn’t Want You To Know About

I had nothing to do with the duck thingie....qwak

In 2010, Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson Called Gays 'Insolent, Arrogant, God-Haters' - VIDEO link

"Pennsylvania Supreme Court Says It’s Unconstitutional For Gas Companies To Frack Wherever They Want

Disturbing Santa Claus Video: Happy say we all!

Congratulations! You managed to scare the shit out of half the population of DU.

"The Second-Largest Carbon Market In The World Just Opened In China"

Woo hoo! Pussy Riot is free!

Fed Assets Reach Record $4 Trillion on Unprecedented Bond-Buying

Been thinking about our NSA guy

Tens of Thousands of D.C. Gun Owners Forced to Re-Register Firearms

Read The Witty Suggestion An Advice Columnist Gives To A Homophobic Parent

Previously Owned Home Sales in U.S. Drop for Third Month

'Firearms Prohibited' Signs to be Installed in All District 41 Buildings

Data brokers sell rape victim names for 7.9 cents each, congressional hearing reveals

jon Stewart on the 26 states that turned down the federal money for health care...

Meanwhile, someone tried to rob the neighborhood Starbucks I was at today...

McDonald's Has To Get Rid Of 10 Million Pounds Of Mighty Wings

Who Owns Congress?

This is alarming: Perry appoints Nandita Berry as new Secretary of State

Iran Nuclear Sanctions Bill Draws White House Veto Threat

Calling all cat owners

The baby is due in February

Saudi Arabia Ordered to Face Claims Over Sept. 11 Attacks

The Real Reason The GOP is Against Food Stamps, Unemployment Benefits, and a $10.25 minimum wage:

Duck Dynasty's Phil Robertson Publicly Bashed Gays for Years -- A&E Knew All About It

Obama administration says U.S. debt ceiling could be hit in February

The ocean as you have never seen it

Eastside Catholic students stage sit-in, walk-out over gay principal's departure

A Failed Revolution: Why Israel's Next Social Protest Will Be A Violent One

Obamacare is DA BOMB! I Am On Cloud Nine!

For Arab citizens, Israeli Government Suffers From Split Personality