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Archives: January 27, 2013

Watching TV on web is disrupting cable, broadcast worlds

Looks Like Harkin Just Gave Up - I Will Bet the Failibuster Was The Last Straw

Garden in a bottle, anyone?

The War of Terror

Heros, Subs, Hoagies, Grinders, Po Boys

Bloomberg pledges $350 million to Johns Hopkins University

Cool Japanese stop-motion music video

Foodie Fascism

NYT Sunday Magazine: The Price of a Stolen Childhood

the real reason that both filibuster reform and the electoral college schemes have gone nowhere

more angela davis quotes

Have you seen these? They were rather fun...

Tom Harkin: "I just sense that it’s time."

Obama: ‘Senator Harkin Will Be Missed’

Robert Reich: How Obama Is Unraveling Reagan Republicanism

Brazil landless leader Cicero Guedes shot dead in Rio

Venezuela's Chavez overcomes infection, still having treatment

DU is now the place to advocate for Republicans, according to our RW juries.

Some eastern Idaho schools to get gun safes

Get real. Let's face it. We are DOOMED. But are we really?

tonight, i gave my hubby permission to play gears of war with his friends.

Shugo Tokumaru - Katachi

Please check out the documentary, "Paul Williams Still Alive"

Sara Palin had "pricklish" relationshhip with Roger Alies..yes, that is what it says...

Toon: The Rich and Poor Victims of Climate Change

This Sen. Cruz from Texas seems like a real piece of work.....

What are you reading the week of January 27, 2013?

After 'Gun Appreciation Day,' Organizers Invoke 'Django Unchained' for Follow-Up Campaign

Biden Scores 800 Feet Of Copper Wire

Bill Moyers: Foul Play in the Senate

Skill, Luck, and the NHL's Shortened Season

Mind-Warping Animated GIF Art

Report: Long lines cost Fla. 200K votes

High stakes testing, great cartoon.

Lapid's platform: No compromise over Jerusalem, no settlement freeze

I'm washing dishes and cleaning the fridge -ask me anything!

Why and how do I get in this type of political arguments?

Hillary Clinton Isn’t a Bitch, She’s Secretary of State

Successful and Schizophrenic

Check out this little guy walking his dog ..

‘NOVA’: The ‘Next Generation’ of Drone Surveillance

IDF evicts Palestinians from their land, arrests 15, including mother with baby

Woman demands men perform oral sex while threatening them with a butcher knife

Remember 'America - Love it or Leave it?'

Was there any coverage of the thousands who marched for gun control in DC today

Nothing Like You Used To Be

Why Do Instagram and Facebook Want to See Your Photo ID?

Adopted 2 senior girls

Adopted 2 senior dogs/ any advice?

Obama's Executive Order on Cybersecurity Fighting Words to GOP

Judge who ruled Obama violated constitution has history of right wing judicial activism

"Live" I hope so!

Watching "The Men Who Built America" on DVD.

"Populism, Republican Style" by Paul Krugman at the NY Times

Joshua James - The New Love Song

Barack Obama and Joe Biden Sing ‘Sexyback’ [video]

CVS certainly has expanded their product selection.....

How George Will Lies (about global warming) With Statistics

Jobs, Mental illness all tied up in one album. QUADROPHENIA 1973 ALBUM - BBC Documentary

Want to be a ski-jumper? (video)

Rand Paul: If I had been President, I would have...

Do penalties for smokers and the obese make sense?

Putin and the monk

Sunday Talk Shows, 60 Minutes with Pres. Obama and Hillary Clinton

I'd like to thank Warren Stupidity for the Official Meta-discussion nickname:

Nara's Mt. Wakakusa was ablaze during its annual yamayaki festival

Diderot, an American Exemplar? Bien Sûr!

Horny? Post something horny!

The more I read and watch the antics of Tea Party right wing activists the more I begin to feel

Secretary of State in Ohio Jon Husted is conspiring with Chuck Todd in redistricting ?

Once GOP stronghold, West veers into Dems' column.

DVR Alert: Doctor Who: The Doctors Revisited (Sunday)

"This Is What a Gun Control March on Washington Looks Like"

Seattle Gun Buyback Exceeds Expectations, Blows Through $118,000 in Under Three Hours

Just started my fourth sazerac! Fucked up ? You bet!

nice gd thread

Israel admits Ethiopian women were given birth control shots

I just sat on a jury for yet another pet thread.

*PSA* It Is My Duty To Inform You That Posting

Turkish Muslims claim Jabba the Hutt Lego set is Islamophobic.

Real Time Bill Maher & Howard Dean Clash With Gop Panelists #269

Tancredo Backs Out Of Bet To Smoke Pot

More X-Games injuries:

Todays wingnut graphic making its way around FB

U.S. Department of Education issues ‘landmark’ directive for disabled student athletes

I love my boy...

Interesting 1994 piece from the BBC on the Spanish Inquisition

Michael Bloomberg's gift to today of $350M to Johns Hopkins Univ brings his total to $!B+

Casey Anthony files for bankruptcy in Fla.

*Future of Conservatism discussion now on C-SPAN.

How Our Growth-Hungry Economy Has Devastated the Planet -- And How We Can Change Course

2014 US Senate Election

Free Republic: The place to be if you lack empathy!

Poaching season has begun!

Sibling Incest Class Offered at University of Missouri?

SNL, Ghost MLK to Obama: . . . I gotta go tell Cornel West to take it down about 30 notches!

Sweet Dreams

A Memory of Light

Bad report card..No food assistance...

One of my all-time faves... Mother Russia by Renaissance

SNL’s Obama Meets MLK, Who Only Really Cares About Michelle’s Bangs And Beyoncé - video link

Adam Levine is really good on SNL

Kathleen Wynne to become Ontario’s first female and openly gay premier

Senior cat food?

*Book TV now, Private Empire: ExxonMobil & American Power,

Kick-off of Nat'l School Choice Week openly says choice is mostly for kids of color.

Asking for vibes for Sam my dad's cat.

Dumb question about redistricting:

Celery, Center Plate

Gay marriage opponents take unusual tack with Supreme Court

Ontario gets first female and openly gay premier

'It's a New World': The Super Bowl Becomes a Platform for LGBT Equality

Making Them Pay (and Confess)

David Letterman's Top 10 Reasons why Golf is better than Sex...

"Obama: Gun-control advocates have to listen more" AP story

Does anyone here suffer from Dysthymia?

Maybe Obama Should Use His Own Backyard As a Gun Control Model. 5 Dead in Chicago Shootings

Instagram account crackdown spreads panic, fear of hacking Distressed Instagram users locked out

I got to perform Comfortably Numb tonight

'How To Talk To Scared, Condescending, Misinformed, Old White Dudes' With Your Host, Hillary Clinton

Any command & conquer generals Geeks here?


*Book TV now, Robert Caro, The Passage of Power: Lyndon Johnson

Suggest some amazing films to watch!

Life imitates art: Canada denies Randy Quaid's request to stay

New Study Sheds Light On the Origin of the European Jewish Population

Could Kerry, Hagel drive reboot in US-Cuba ties?

Could Kerry, Hagel drive reboot in US-Cuba ties?

San Jose City Council won't oppose Citizens United: 'That's pretty far out there,' mayor says

Venezuela prompted EU to change summit declaration

The NRA on Dianne Feinstein's Assault Weapons Ban

"Successful and Schizophrenic" Hate to challenge the conventional viewpoint, but ...

Pit bulls put down after mauling farm animals

Dems hope generational shift will turn Texas blue and shut GOP out of White House

Is Harry Reid a silly old man?

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

problem with Facebook’s Zuckerberg hosting a fundraiser for Chris Christie

Gun Control and Climate Change Arguments Taking Same Tack As 2009 Health Care Fight

Best Political Cartoons of the Week

Tom Harkin is retiring

Oliver Stone did it again!

Lying Sack of S*** of The Week: Ted “Poopie Panties” Nugent

Conservatives want to turn red states into North Korea

'How To Talk To Scared, Condescending, Misinformed, Old White Dudes' With Your Host, Hillary Clinton

This bears in mind

Hartz Recalls Contaminated Dog Treats

Hartz Recalls Contaminated Dog Treats

Insight - Poland's investigation into secret CIA prisons loses steam

Game to destroy CCTV cameras: vandalism or valid protest?

Venezuela's Chavez overcomes infection, still having treatment

Brazil Nightclub Fire Likely Killed More than 200: Police

Apple -- if it's not broke, please don't fix it.

Around world, gun rules, and results, vary wildly

A question on gender and the military.

North Carolina Proposal Would Ban Welfare Recipients From Buying Lottery Tickets

Galbraith: Is This the End for the Deficit Drones?

How the NRA Went From Best Friend of the Nation's Police to Harsh Enemy of Law Enforcement

Corporate Land Grabs Reveal a Hidden Agenda: Controlling the Water

AP Interview: Algeria admits mistakes in standoff

Inside the speakeasies of the 1920s: The hidden drinking spots that transformed New York City

Is miscarriage murder? States that put fetal rights ahead of a mother's say so

Nicholas Stern: 'I got it wrong on climate change – it's far, far worse'

Ten times

Let's hear it for BEER

World's greatest cooking utensil

Old age kinda creeps up on you

Sunday's Doonesbury- Where to Cut?

this is what deportation looks like

New Englanders Converge: 'No Tar Sands Pipeline'

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Loose Canines Edition

How much military is enough?

What are the proper channels to report a troll?

Paul Ryan on tax reform

The private drone industry is like Apple in 1984

Is Your Company Ready for the Circular Economy?

Scores killed in nightclub fire in Santa Maria, Brazil (180+)

Some notes on Chuckie Todd's choice for lunch partners

(Tragic) Sunday Dental Thread...

Defense Department urged to stop ignoring ‘full' cost of personnel

Donald Hornig, Last to See First A-Bomb, Dies at 92

Selling a New Generation on Guns

Officials from across Central Florida delete texts, review finds

French and Malian forces approach Timbuktu

Secret Donors Finance Fight Against Hagel

Beware of Republicans getting on the "ethnicity" bandwagon

Bumper sticker, Car sticker

How This Got to Be a Biden Moment

Sunday Morning Coming Down

The NCAA Infractions Committee is one steaming corrupt pile of shit.

Israel vows Syria strike at any sign of chemical arms transfer

Could we defeat Reflublican redistricting

Non Sequitur

Hillary Dropped Her Papers~

Charlotte gun trafficking case shows both sides of control debate

Benghazi...This is How You Show Respect

For The Sixth Time In One Week, Man Shot At Gun Show

there are no dogs in heaven

French, Malians secure Timbuktu in rebel-held north

the gun lobby has effectively shut down government-financed research on gun violence for 17 years.

Dropkick Murphys - Rose Tattoo

Last night I had a dream that I ran into Ptah and Kali in Tucson.

Health answers sought about burned-off war garbage

Flunk the Electoral College

Pension Panic Fueled by Anti-Worker Politics? by Michelle Chen

Group Hug


While Our Politicians Quibble, The Gun Manufacturers Are Literally Aiming For Our Children

Conspiracies, Coupons and Creationism? Absurdity Today Episode 33

Is there an easy way to share a photo

(USS) Gerald R. Ford Reaches Key Milestone

I think Scott Brown done did some drankin' last night...

Ganesh? I thought it was McConnell

foul play in the senate

Yesterday and Today

Corporate Patriotism Toon

We do NOT count votes by land mass! One vote, one person should all have the same weight...

"Post-Funny" - A Fine bromance

Jack WEBB's "comments on ultra rightwing militias" -Wingnuts try using him as a YouTube tool (badly)

Iraqi lawmakers pass law to block Maliki from third term

Test Your Public Ed Savvy

A quote from 1936 by H.P. Lovecraft.

Autistic HS boy wins Homecoming King:“it is the awsomest time I’ve ever had in my whole entire life”

OK, now this is interesting to me this morning....

GOP Has Already Begun To Rig The Next Election

Democratic Senator (Feinstein): ‘We Do Have Support’ For An Assault Weapons Ban"

Looks like cats have deported dogs from Lounge to GD

Kansas tax cuts vex Missouri

What's for Dinner ~ Sunday Jan 27th

Pres. Obama: Fake balance is "one of the biggest problems we've got in how folks report . . ."

Article U.S. Navy Seeks Alternate Deckhouse For DDG-1002

The story of a gun: Serial number MPX753

Pure Unmitigated Bullshit to the nth Degree

In OUR Faces

Let's all give a collective "awwwww"

Big LOL - "If I Were President You'd Be Fired"

Secret Service dog falls to its death from roof of New Orleans parking deck

McCain: Losing Hispanic Vote May Change GOP On Immigration

CNO Starts Budget Chicken Game

U.S. Income Inequality Worse Than Many Latin American Countries

Ohio State's Jason Box On Soot, Greenland Melt & Anthropogenic Forcing

At Davos, World Bank President Urges Support For Coal Energy Projects For Poor Nations

Huge Arctic Cod Populations Discovered Beneath Ice Cap Remnants - Gee, What Happens Next?

US Marines to get new PERMS

Ontario Gets Its First Woman Premier And Canada's First Out LGBT Premier

Nature - 1/4 To 1/3 Of Maconodo Disaster Oil May Be Mixed With Sediment On GOM Seafloor

Please keep backwoodsbob in your thoughts and in your hearts,

American gun culture

Saudi Aramco To Deploy Record 170 Rigs This Year - Up More Than 400% From 2011

Cat Lovers of the Lounge! Prepare for War!

Ruff gang getting ready to rumble:

2/1/13, Macon, MO Corn Ethanol Plant Will Suspend Operations - Drought Means Not Enough Corn

GOP Logic On Medicare And Medicaid --- We Need To Cut Life Expectancy And ----

Light Snow Most Expected For Plains Grains As February Starts; Not Nearly Enough To Help

Social Studies Facts American Students Should Know: The American Government and Geography Edition

Friend seeking employment in Portland area

Ryan: ‘I Think The Sequester’s Going To Happen’

Kathleen Parker thinks women are at a disadvantage in ground combat

Berlusconi Defends Mussolini For Backing Hitler

Reggie Watts covers Van Halen

Shugo Tokumaru - Katachi

There is a cat meowing for help in my family room

Ryan: ‘We Don’t Want A Dependency Culture’

Of COURSE atheism is a religion, they believe in "nothing"!

Jordan's King left red faced after Hamas slip-up at Davos

Ryan: ‘Premature’ To Think About 2016

As the California economy improves, Fox seems to be doubling down on their attacks

Sunday Shooting Review

Diet & Nutrition: Japan's School Lunch Made from Scratch

If Senator Feinstein wants meaningful assault weapon legislation...

Child poverty rates increase unabated

Brazil nightclub fire death toll rises to 245

Pro Bowl = Non-Alcoholic Beer

Something I've been working on..........

Why did Reid fold on filibuster reform?

Iceland enjoying progress and recovery via allowing banks to fail and not creating austerity.

Bruce Cockburn - Call It Democracy

The U.S. Prepares For Military Action In Bolivia

Chuckie Todd responds to Shuster, says lunch was not private, calls tweeters "ignorant trolls"

The U.S. Prepares For Military Action In Bolivia

Things that make you go: "Hmm". I've noticed that my threads where I'm "drinking" with William

Vishwaroopam problem for atheist Kamal Haasan

I had a glass of red wine with lunch.

"He wants to give you gonorrhea"

A Flood of Suits Fights Coverage of Birth Control

" Sen. Ron Johnson idiot" search

NYT: What We Don’t Know Is Killing Us

Britons urged to leave Somaliland

Kathleen Parker on the Chris Matthews show put out the possibility of Hillary being a SCJ

This might be the best 35 seconds of your day - ok, 36 seconds

Deep breath everyone annndddddddddd relax.

Chuck Hagel and President Eisenhower...

Paul Ryan & The Big Lie That Is Killing The Middle Class

Berlusconi praises Fascist dictator Mussolini on Holocaust Remembrance Day

Theodicy, Barmaid. Theodicy!

When the law won’t call it rape

Is Jim DeMint a scratched record or just dumb?

Where do you atheists get your morals?

If a year’s work can be undone in a day, is the NLRB simply too weak?

Don't let me down, Obama! (Sally Kohn,

Lessee: African American Michael Steele, who chaired the Republican party when it took control

Jindal signed a law that would create more stupid republicans.

To Republicans who took on Hillary

Church signs say the funniest things... (Pic heavy! Dial up warning)

Madeleine Albright: On being a woman and a diplomat

Barack Obama is Not Pleased (TNR interview with the President)

Check out this GD thread about Bill Maher's comments

President Obama Laments Rush Limbaugh And Fox News’ Influence On Public Debate

Should we settle for less?

Ontario Gets Its First Woman Premier And Canada's First Out LGBT Premier

Big cities' heat can change temperatures a continent away -U.S. study

This is what we're up against in government when it comes to teaching evolution

Colombia: Troubles Mount For Uribe At Home – Analysis

Supreme Court-Appointed Lawyer Argues DOMA Case Cannot Be Heard

Progressive Spirit: Occupy Finds Its Soul

Gay and Baptist: How an Oxymoron May Save the Church

The Life of a Bullet

Strike at the root of gun violence by shutting down the 'iron pipeline'

Is morality a conservative issue? Not in Canada

Five Signs 'Liberals' in Congress are faking it

Movie on PBS puts Texas in odd light -- "The Revisionaries"

Today in Peace and Justice history on January 27, 1951

Today in Peace and Justice history on January 27, 1951

REGION : Sabotaging CELAC - The US and Sweden

GOP digital divide may take years to bridge

U.S. Income Inequality Worse Than Many Latin American Countries

U.S. Income Inequality Worse Than Many Latin American Countries

I'm thinking about getting an AT&T rechargeable phone card for long distance calls on the landline.

MUST READ!!!!! UI Methodology Still The Same As When Calculated During New Deal-----

Retired top generals back Hagel

France: A quarter of a million rally for same-sex marriage in Paris and Lyon

War Crimes: How Nazis Escaped Justice in South America

War Crimes: How Nazis Escaped Justice in South America

are new rules needed at du?

KETV: Neb. lawmaker seeks to repeal prenatal care law

Rule Change! Third-to-first fake pickoff is now officially a balk

Rondo's gone - torn ACL.

UK Rights Report: Israel A 'Country Of Concern'

Alber Saber: Brotherhood will drive the people to secularism

Israel May Rely On US 'Scalpels' To Contain Iran – Defense Minister

Texas-size troubles for the state's No. 12 bank (Edinburg)


‘We Beat The Liberals’: McConnell Campaign Brags About Defeating Filibuster Reform

President Obama unsure if he'd let son play football

Eye Candy for O'Malley Fans

US Expands military aid to France in Mali.

Roger Hedgecock responds to Newtown, CT tragedy: Blames liberals, "political correctness"

Lol, GOP looked deep inside after losing & concluded...nothing's wrong!

Fox News Ships Palin to the "Glue Factory" (News Satire)

DeMint rants about ‘unborn children’ when asked about Republican ‘racist comments’

Braley on possible U.S. Senate bid: I’ve been overwhelmed with encouragement

Immigration-Policy Blueprint Due This Week, Senator Says

Cities Affect Temperatures for 1,000s of Miles

In Hate Crime, Arab Schoolgirls Assaulted On Jerusalem Bus

Can Republicans get their act together before Obama ‘pulverizes’ the right?

George Will: Women in combat ‘dumbing down the standards’ because of ‘anatomical facts’

2014 AK US Senate Race,

To those who say liberals are intolerant...

'Sunday Times' Posts Israel Cartoon On Holocaust Day

Here comes the rain again. I wanna know: have you ever seen the rain? Who'll stop the rain?

Egypt unrest: Morsi declares emergency in three cities

Professor: Take our country back, from the Constitution

Newt Advises GOP To Listen To Marco Rubio

Battling a couple of idiots over at Slickdeals spreading misinformation...

The Story Behind Banksy

Playtime’s over, kindergartners

An Unconstitutional Twofer

Tests on Ariel Sharon’s brain show some improvement

Poll: Did Harry Reid Kill Real Filbuster Reform To Prevent Real Change

My digital camera shot craps last night.

Regarding Firefox addons, like Ghostery etc

Ask a Cop: Should I start carrying my AR-15 into the grocery store? By Officer XXXXXXX

Conspiracies, Coupons, and Creationism? Absurdity Today Episode #33

Today I learned that Gandhi's great grandson is a Kansas state legislator.

Sally Starr, famed TV host, dies at 90

I've been watching exotic shotgun videos on Youtube

New product in the Lounge Store!

I have never voted for Republican

Toon: McCain questions Secretary Clinton...

100 To Do’s in Japan

The dumbest Ryan quote yet: "We would have fixed our fiscal mess under Bill Clinton"

What is your favorite homemade salad dressing? Recipes welcome, of course. :)

2014 US Senate Election-Republicans guide to regaining control of the US Senate.

Roxanne Lara calling for Cathrynn Brown's resignation over abortion bill

A 10-YEAR TRIAL: Siegelman’s pardon chances slight as Obama begins new term

Don't miss my radio show "Making Sense with Steve Leser" tonight at 7pm EST

I'm mentioning the gay-marriage-->states rights in the Hall of Shame section of my show tonight

In the first 15 seconds of his attack, he killed 12 and wounded 10.(seaside resort of Port Arthur)

there was an asshole on teevee today

In Kennedy memorabilia headed for auction, a tale of friendship

Karl Rove off key for James Taylor

Papa John’s Blames The Media For Obamacare Blunder – Requests They Take Stories Down

Well, I signed up for Path of Exile today, Sunday

Please be safe...


8th Grader Impregnated During Trip To 'March For Life' Event

Visited a nature preserve today, took some photographs (something for the bird lovers)

Program reminder: Tonight, 60 Minutes

Star Trek & The City

Roe v Wade We Trust Women Commemoration rally

So, badly did I embarrass myself last night? I have no memory of events after 9:00 pm or so!

Venezuela prison riot kills 61, government mum

Gun appreciation day tribute....Hysterical and scary.....

It's that kind of day for me

Vaccine would give intense hangover after one sip of alcohol

Rachel Maddow: Harry Reid, 60 is the new 60

Milwaukee Sheriff Calls for Citizens to Arms Themselves, 911 Sometimes Not a Good Option.

Unicorns are real!!

Wendell Potter: Consumer Protections in Industry Crosshairs

I have been doing some research. Were more people killed by hammers and baseball bats than rifles?

Harry Reid liar extrodinary...Rachel Proves It , with many examples with dates..

Best moment of the Golden Globes

Visit the Tiny Town Where Big Coal Will Meet Its Fate

Lakers' big win over Oklahoma City is anything but peaceful

Dylan says hi.

Live Free or Die Hard - kid looks like Aaron Schwartz

Barack Obama gave one of the most forceful declaration of liberal principles...

Accident just outside Flagstaff, AZ, on U.S. Highway 100

Harry Reid must go the next Senate session (be replaced for those politically stumped)

Dalit writer to Javed Akhtar: World can't be atheist like you

Damnit! Super-Pundit George Will is on to Us!

Fuck Harry Reid.

She who dares to tackle Jewish religious law

Chile’s Pinera: We’re all praying for Chavez to win what may be his toughest battle in life

Arizona Republicans Propose Bill That Would Not Allow Atheists To Graduate High School

Rhode Island's fake Democrats

Venezuela Prison Riot Leaves 58 Dead, 46 Still Hospitalized

If it is not stopped, the Republican war on democracy will tear this nation apart

Barack Obama is Not Pleased: The president on his enemies, the media, and the future of football

Corpus Christi: 1 killed, 7 suspected undocumented immigrants injured in rollover

NRA ally Debbie Halvorson could win Jesse Jackson Jr.’s Chicago seat

Does anybody have any updates on the Java problem?

Brain Scan of Sharon Shows Response to Stimuli