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Archives: March 1, 2013

We lost one of our heroes today,’ St. Lucie sheriff says of deputy fatally shot this morning -

Are we finally seeing the demise of the Tea Party?

Didn't expect my poll to result in a PPR, but it seems like it did

Tucson boom mystery solved

Word of Scalia's latest "wisdom" reaches New York Harbor

NBA: Don't attack workers (E action)

Bradley Manning: the face of heroism

Folding Money

I've gone K-kup Krazee!

The cost of a new brain

The Oscars were AMAZING!

Anyone else notice this about the CPAC speakers?

National Archives releases photos of the White House reconstruction during the Truman administration

Video from the MORE "Protect Free Speech from School 'Reform'" Forum, Part Two

Ex-Convict Ahead In GOP Primary For Jesse Jackson Jr.’s Seat

Opinion on the best netbook for blogging wanted.

"I've decided that I'd like to spend more time with my family. Just kidding - I was fired today"

Call for the Impeachment of Justice Antonin Scalia for violating the oath of the office.

Republican claims he never had a trans-vaginal ultrasound.

Report: Obama will cancel Israel visit if no coalition in place

Another big, bold stroke for gay rights (Greg Sargent on the Obama Prop 8 Brief)

Wow- Another photo of Chinese Air pollution- The republican model for our future

Another big, bold stroke for gay rights

The politics of corporate stupidity - ignores its paying organizers (again)

Inside the abandoned radioactive towns of Japan

The Army Doesn't Want You to See the Results of Its Shady PTSD Probe

DFA Fundraiser for Progressive Elissa Silverman 3/2

In POB's Own Words:"Democrats have to accept the need for entitlement reform"

30 years ago today - famous TV ending

Change child porn punishments (make em softer)? Federal commission thinks it’s a good idea

Pirates of Greed Get Away with Murder: Appeals Court Favors Japanese Whale Poachers

Obama Will Ask Supreme Court to Reject Prop 8

Robert Parry: The Neo-Confederate Supreme Court

Paterson man accused of impregnating daughter equated himself to a 'prophet,' ex-wife testifies

Here are 138 members of the He Man Woman Hater's club

Just Emailed 9th Dist Rep Adam Smith about the S word.

Union power

Dreadful Drought Ahead?

On Defending Government Spying, From Bush to Obama: "The Arguments Have Remained the Same"

ACLU Blasts Supreme Court Rejection of Challenge to Warrantless Spying Without Proof of Surveillance

Commissioner: Insurance bill could lead to higher rates

Hot water tank is leaking

EPA looking for feedback on food-safety proposals (not a boob thread)

Some improvement in the wheat belt

*Barney Frank will be on Ed Show,

Heads up - Ed Show going after Woodward with FACTS!

SCOTUSblog on the President's Prop 8 brief

The new bill to boost H-1B visas is based on a lie

Hardline Arizona Sheriff Suffers Broken Shoulder in Fall,

Lapid forbids Yesh Atid MKs to go on educational tour with lefty Zionist group

It's Fido Friday! The Pups are ready for some traveling!

Disaster Capitalism, Chicago-style

Keiser Report: Slime Mold For President!

Woodward has become a regular on Morning Joe Scum

Chris Christie wasn't invited to CPAC because he wanted Hurricane Sandy relief for his state

Ever since the Pope announced his resignation, it's been a Catholic-bashing free-for-all on DU.

Trial date set for accused shooter at U.S. Army base

Algerian suspect in "Jihad Jane" case faces U.S. extradition

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Friday, 1 March 2013

Skating on water, back in the day {1964}

‘Peer-to-peer’ lending cuts out the Wall Street middlemen

Maine Democrat submits bill to drug-test welfare recipients

Given his position, has there ever been a more dangerous jackass in American history

So who gets to play Bob Woodward in the next movie about him?

NASA Discovers New Radiation Belt Around Earth

Toon: Scalia and Fox News

Scumbag Arrested,.....In Scumbag Killing!

Richard Dawkins: "Well, um, the God of the Koran I don't know so much about".

The sequester: What could go wrong?

Copied from the DIII European forums (well written) and so so true

FWDing: DCCC Fund Raising Email

24 Types of Libertarian

Radio Daze

Don't mention the Iraq war, William Hague tells cabinet

A Picture That Should Make Scalia Hang His Head In Shame

FAA Air Traffic Controller sequester info ..

Has the Senate become a horrible place to work?


Another Red Letter day

For starters, Chuck Hagel promises to look out for military families!!!

For Robert, and the man who loved him ...

Papantonio: Supreme Court The Judicial Wing of Billionaires

Lawmakers upset at being turned away at Governor’s Mansion

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Beastiality, Teabagger style & a new Hedgehog gif

IDF busy classifying different types of bullets while children are being shot

Study of Ice Age Bolsters Carbon and Warming Link

Having some cold ones with Will Shakespeare. Ask us anything.

Repub. Sean Duffy (R-Real World) has a vagina apparently.


Lilies are so pretty. But dam do they smell when it is time to throw them out.

‘Great Train Robber’ Bruce Reynolds dies

A Fierce Green Fire- trailer

(1) Yes, Scalia's an asshat; and (2) No, we shouldn't call for his impeachment . . .

4,755 gallons of Chivas Regal accidently flushed down a drain in Scotland

Drug testing of lawmakers added to Kansas bill

King blasts Rubio for fundraising in New York

*Rachel on Daily Show tonight!

Six Ways To Tell If You're Staying in a Murder Hotel

My co-worker didn't know that the UK health system was 'free'

We found our son in the subway

Rachel Maddow will be on "The Daily Show" tonight!

Interesting: Sequestration Shovels Money to the Russians

a Foreclosed Atlanta homeowner with cancer needs our help with calls to US BANK A.S.A.P.

Joseph Ratzinger's Future Residence Revealed.

Did I beat him to it?

Back in the 70's, when I was still tethered to my mother, she made it clear that I was to attend

So, after 3 years, *I* just got a job. But there's a catch. . .

Citizens of France are instructed to receive emergency medical services in the USA

LGBT People Will Receive First-Ever Domestic Violence Protections Under VAWA

Catholic Seven could begin play as early as next season

Anyone know about the Nationwide Linc variable annuity?

I would do anything for love

Toon: Retirement time

About Automated Message

Texas School Employee Shot in Gun Safety Class

"Seriously, What type of Wizard of OZ type game is Benedict playing"?

GOP Blows It Again, on Rosa Parks Statue

Take Five (Cry If I Want To edition)

Drug testing for Govt support. I say OK as long as it includes testing for

Upon Reviewing The Situation I Am Beginning To Feel The US Is Becoming One Big Insane Asylum

Victory, Dancing in the Streets!

Statement from the President (on filibuster of Democratic sequester replacement)

True dat (take a look at this empowered woman)

Why doesn't Kay Hagan just re-register as a Republican?

I got a stray cat problem.

If You Took Truman's Speech Made In 1948 About The GOP And Played It Today ALL AND I MEAN -

Seven Myths About the Iraq War: How BBC Newsnight failed journalism......

KC group eyes possible bid for 2016 GOP National Convention

One of Hollywood’s first sex symbols, the great Japanese actor Sessue Hayakawa

Backers Of Convicted Israeli Spy To Protest Ahead Of Obama’s Visit, Jerusalem Council To Award Medal

Maria Toor Pakay...

Robert Reich: The progressive forces in this country are stronger than the regressive ones, but

Johns Hopkins: Gynecologist hid camera inside pen

Venezuela VP: Chavez 'battling' for life

*****The die is cast***** Theme announcement for March

Up Is Down. Down Is Up. Left Is Right. Right Is Left. Forward Is Backward. Backward Is Forward -

Bird flu studies to resume shortly

Guested on HuffPost Live Discussing Sequester, Telepathic Mice, & Hugo Chavez

A Heretic and a Liberal Jesus Freak cook a meal. No one catches fire. (pics)

In France, a Truly Low-Cost High-Speed Rail Option

Lucky us! We saw Suzanne Vega tonight at a small venue in Carrboro NC

At a track meet with my new-to-me lens

It Will Be La La Land In Denver Next Week - Rumor Has It That The Gun Nuts Will Be Driving Around

Morrissey: "If men were homosexual, there would be no wars"

CNN: Vatican staff report official cufflinks, "good silverware" missing after pope departure.

A Graphic Guide to the Sequester

My god. The Producers is hilarious.

Former British citizens killed by (US) drone strikes after passports revoked

We Spend So Much On Defense We Could Put A Combat Squad In Every School In The US.

Engineering Bacterial Live Wires

Omaha-based HDR wins bid to design replacement New York bridge

latest from tn: Governor likely to OK Tennessee's "guns-in-trunks" bill

We Saw You, Boob

Dennis Rodman goes to...North Korea?

Rachel, on Daily Show,

DA: Cancer foundation records not public

NFL Players Chris Kluwe And Brendon Ayanbadejo File SCOTUS Brief On Prop 8

VAWA Needs A Name Change

Texas A&M System implementing outsourcing at other campuses

Appeals Court Upholds Voucher Plan That Would Fund Religious Schools In Colorado

ISO 8601

Jon Stewart Decries ‘Ginned-Up’ Woodward Spat, Media’s Freakout Over Boehner Saying ‘Ass’

Sony is doing the same dumb thing again...

UT-Arlington gets $7.5 million for scientific research, technology

Some Republicans Finally Agree That Punching Women In Face Not Such A Good Idea, Pass Bill

Getting Back to the Phantom Skill

Michelle Malkin Cures Hannity's Erectile Dysfunction By Mocking First Lady.

US seeks $2.5 million in laundering case against former Carnegie Mellon University trustee

School District Arms Some Employees, One of Whom Gets Shot During Training Session

Naked image pops up during church Powerpoint presentation

Miss Israel is Ethiopian immigrant

Sequestration Watch -- Swirling the Drain Edition.

Rachel Maddow To Jon Stewart: Justice Scalia Is A ‘Troll Who Loves To Make People Mad’

TCM Schedule for Friday, March 1, 2013 -- 31 Days Of Oscar -- United Artists

California Republican Party Convention: GOP attempts to recover from disaster

***WINTER CONTEST*** Comments & Questions Thread.

Transition planning and thoughts

Brittany Placemarks for Google Earth

What's behind drug-testing of welfare recipients? Propaganda

a horrible story out of Westminster

Republican War on Women, Middle class, Minorities, Environment, Science, NPR, High-Speed Rail, Union

GOP Pushing Generational Warfare - Dividing Young And Old Over Social Security -

TCM Schedule for Saturday, March 2 - 31 Days Of Oscar: United Artists

TCM Schedule for Sunday, March 3 - 31 Days of Oscar: United Artists

CCTV 'to broadcast live execution of Mekong River massacre drug smugglers'

David Corn and Michael Tomasky accuse Politico of flogging "threat" story

Third Way warning about liberals again. Says Obama voters were moderates and centrists.

Financial Crime, by ClassWarFilms

Some Donts please add more and some Do's

Leo Carrillo Beach this afternoon (Pics)

50 unseen Rudyard Kipling poems discovered

My cat's a bad-ass

I've noticed that some messages now are being "auto-removed"....

Thread to suggest retirement hobbies for "The Artist Formerly Known as Pope Benedict"

Ohio admitted as 17th State March 1, 1803

Nebraska admitted as 37th State March 1, 1867

U-Md. students try to win $250,000 prize for hovering in a man-powered helicopter

March 1, 1990 – Steve Jackson Games is raided by the United States Secret Service,

Do Not Track privacy bill reintroduced in Senate

You Don’t Want Super-High-Speed Internet, Says Time Warner Cable

March 1, 1893 – Nikola Tesla gives the first public demonstration of radio in St. Louis, Missouri.

Peter King Declares Civil War Against Southern Republicans

Why Americans Are Cutting Coupons Out of Their Lives

This has to be the neatest thing I've seen in a while

U.S. History According to Charles Koch: The conservative billionaire could be teaching your kids

Stop the elephant slaughter

What a difference a day can make.

Why aren’t people saving for retirement? Because they can’t.

Why Workers Should Be Wary About Corporate Wellness

March 1st is Employee Appreciation Day

ALEC and Norquist affiliated WA legislators

In Blind Poll, Republicans Choose Progressive Budget Solutions Over Their Own Party's

Contrary To GOP Rhetoric, Low-Tax States Have Worse Economic Growth

Supermajority for tax increases declared unconstitutional

Call for the Impeachment of Justice Antonin Scalia for violating the oath of the office.

Mount Etna eruptions from 'new crater'

In France, a Truly Low-Cost High-Speed Rail Option

'Pervasive' Fraud by Our 'Most Reputable' Banks

Florida man swallowed by massive sinkhole in his bedroom

Mayor canidate in Mississippi found DEAD homicide being suspected

Gov. Walker: Call Obama’s ‘bluff’ on sequester

Washington’s Hunger Games: Sequester’s Cuts to Food Assistance Programs

Idaho Lawmaker: Force All Adults Into Militias to Protect Gun Rights

Tory foreign secretary Hague's letter to the Cabinet -Don't mention the Iraq war

#GOP Irresponsible spending cuts caused #Benghazi

What's for Dinner ~ Friday March 1st

Syria Denounces at UN Israeli Intention to Exploit Oil in Golan

Sinkhole opens under man's bedroom while he is in bed.

English National Ballet does the Harlem Shake – video

Dysfunctional Holy See (cartoon)

UN Requests Two Billion USD to Fight Cholera in Haiti

The Drone War Doctrine We Still Know Nothing About

‘Peer-to-peer’ lending cuts out the Wall Street middlemen

Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom closer to extradition following ruling

Senate witness on weapons ban funded by gun lobby

So you like photos of grandchildren?

Biden Advises Shooting Shotgun Through Door - Virginia Beach man charged for doing exactly that

Colombia: Communities of Huila Continue to Defend Earth from Mega-development Projects

Boots on Campus: Yale Flap Highlights Militarization of Academia

Obviously, any across-the-board sequester cuts are going to hit the poor first

Michelle Obama Not Surprised By Reaction To Oscars Appearance

One thing I haven't heard yet in the media: Sperling was right.

LaRue fiscal court looks at 'nullification' laws

Heavy fighting over police academy in north Syria

What are the chances of stopping the sequester, if any?

Odds against him, Obama still betting on big deal

Wisconsin: Supreme Court candidate Ed Fallone says he'd overturn donations rule

Funny how those who lose all credibility in the political world always end up on Hannity.

Boehner Halts Talks on Cuts, and House G.O.P. Cheers

Look Who Rose From Irrelevance?

Gun bill emerges in Minnesota House: better checks, no bans

been trying to find an answer

I just wanted to see Joe Scar eat crow and crawl off the set in shame...

Tomgram: Kramer and Hellman, The Washington Creation That Ate Your Lunch

The wingnut sites are all ablaze with Maxine Waters this morning,

Hedge fund manager concerned that Seniors are stealing from kids.

2012 Maine elver season netted nearly $38 million, second only to lobster

The media ignores press conference for financial transactions tax

Can cows fly?

Consumer spending up, income posts largest drop in 20 years

eBay ugh. How did they turn everyone paranoid?

John Kerry speaks French, conservatives flip out, Romney flees to France to avoid draft, no biggie

"It's unknown how this raccoon managed to write this note."

Axe Chops Wood (ward)

African American Incarceration Rates Falling, Report Finds

Wealth Inequality in America

Sequester threatens nation’s weather forecasting

Woodward Officially Flips Out: Agrees With Hannity: Journalists Should Ask Obama About Bill Ayers

Robert Reich: The Sequester and the Tea Party Plot

Loss of wild pollinators serious threat to crop yields, study finds

Sports...the final frontier for gay rights?

Are Big Banks a Bunch of Organized Criminal Conspiracies?

"Walkbuddy" A walking stick with built-in sat-nav has been developed by Fujitsu to help elderly


Innovative California Progressives Help Return State to Sanity With Effective Organizing

How the Economic Quacks Promoting Austerity Will Increase the Deficit

Tom Joad: "'ve proven yourself to be an enemy of the state."

Friday TOON Roundup 1 -Voting Rights

Friday TOON Roundup 2 -Sequestration Hits

Washington's Sequester: Into the Vast Inane

Friday TOON Roundup 3 -Pooped Pope

Friday TOON Roundup 4- Issues

The greatest rock & roll song of all time!

Dennis Rodman you are just a fucking tool and a joke.

Friday TOON Roundup 5- The Rest

Watching the Reeps try to destroy our government proves President Washington's point

BigDog four-legged robot now sports throwing arm

Shouldn't the sequester have frozen congressional paychecks?

'Wrong' immune response aids TB

Things in slow motion.

Manning plea statement: Americans had a right to know 'true cost of war'

Flashback - Review of Bob Woodard's Book on Obama (2012) - Notes Lack of New Info and Bias

(OMG) Bill Gates is ageing faster than a US President.

How the sequester came into being?

Jury Finds Occupy Wall Street Protester Innocent After Video Contradicts Police Testimony

Meltdown: Despite the Fear, the Health Risks from the Fukushima Accident are Minimal

Chris Hedges @ Edmonton Public Library "Freedom to Read" week

Bob Woodward To Hannity: I Never Called WH Email A 'Threat,'

So for my heartburn, I rcvd $44.00 yesterday from fucking Chase Bank for their breach of good faith.

transfer to irving. i do not like big city. small community outside of dallas?

Peter King Lashes Out At Marco Rubio, Says He's Playing New Yorkers For 'Suckers'

Papantonio: No Question That Racism Trumps Judgment For Supreme Court Hacks

Bradley Manning Called the 'NYT' and 'Washington Post'--What If They'd Responded? -

New Jersey Sports Gambling Law Blocked in Win for Leagues

We need more tax increases or there will be more painful cuts.

McDonald's getting rid of items from menu


Dismantling America’s Post Offices

{Virginia} Governor restores rights to felons including Libby, Hedgepeth, Young

Groovin' with Thom Yorke

In a(nother) social media debate

Where's my beer?

As Usual The MSM Is Giving GOP Cover -

meditation leeds to liberal thinking

National Weather Service faces sequestration, furloughs and reduced reporting capabilities

The Real Truth About Jobs Is That The Present Capitalistic Model Means That There Will Never Be

Matt Taibbi: Jamie Dimon Dong-Slaps Inquisitive Analyst in Hilarious Exchange

Woodard Dilemma Solved ...

Public concern for environment lowest in 20 years

Happy Women's Herstory Month; 2013 theme- women inspiring innovation through imagination

Druckenmiller Sees Storm Worse Than '08 as Seniors Bankrupt Kids

happy women's herstory month-2013 theme: women inspiring innovation through imagination

To all you Taffies out there: Happy St. David's Day!

Manufacturing in U.S. Grew in February by Most Since June 2011


Tobacco Firms Save $1 Billion With Kitty Litter in Cigars

history of national women's history month

Austerity is just another money grab by the elite

Just a shame what Woodward's done to his reputation

Boehner tells Democrats to pass sequester bill

Narcissist's First Reader

DC to honour centennial of 1913 woman suffrage march

DC to honour centennial of 1913 woman suffrage march

Kerry To Chide Turkish PM Over Zionism Comments

Meet Stan Castagno: American Scumbag

Rachel Maddow called A. Scalia a troll last night and I concur.

As I am now officially middle age by a few years...

centennial of ERA --1913 Alice Paul proposes equal rights amendment--still waiting

Don't miss my Iraq war radio special that picks up where Maddow's Hubris left off.

centennial of ERA--Alice Paul proposes ERA in 1913-- STILL WAITING

Syria Rebels Seek Premier-in-Waiting as U.S. Steps Up Help

Jobless rates down in 46 states in 2012; employment-population ratios up in 26 states

Ex-ally implicates CEO in W.Va. mine case

Can Texas afford Rick Perry?

More than ten years later, still the best cat meme of all time.

What I am hearing is that today is the first day of this country's slide into the Bowels of Hell

Consumer Confidence Jumped In February On Job Market Improvement

Horse meat plant in US near approval

I've been so stressed, I've entered Nirvana

UA Student Wanted in Accidental Shooting Turns Himself In

Web code weakness allows data dump on PCs

Someone Needs To Coach Rachel Out Of Her Long-Windedness

Apple exclusively streaming new David Bowie album Free on iTunes through March 12

Pic Of The Moment: As Sequester Kicks In, Republicans Still Deciding What To Think

Steve Benen: Obama Prop 8 brief "opens the door to sweeping national change."

Does anyone know if Congress is doing anything about voting rights? With many people waiting in

Mitt "Mr. 47 Percent" Romney whines that President Obama is being mean to Republicans

Did American Voters Elect the Wrong Person as President?

Chrysler And Whole Auto Industry Adding Jobs To Meet Surging Sales

Pres. Obama speaking on sequester now.

Rory McIlroy withdraws from Honda Classic

Israel ‘To Delay Settlement Starts For Obama Trip’

GOP Economy One Of "Natural Selection" On Jurassic Park Scale

My tax proposal..

Asia Times: A trillion-dollar concept left undefined (Dept of Homeland Security)

NFL To Investigate Improper Questions About Sexual Orientation

Google CFO Says Company Keeping $48 Billion Cash Stash For Possible Acquisitions, Investments

Stand up, Miss Scout. The President is Speaking!

"22"- Parody of Taylor Swift song nails the Senators who voted against VAWA

Coach K Upset Blue Devils caught in fan surge

today in women's herstory

Temporary Hell Commute begins in Chicago

Because Star Wars

The President is doing a great job of laying the blame properly on the Republicans in Congress

a biography of the day-lillian m.n. stevens (temperance reformer)

How Reagan Promoted Genocide

We can kiss John Kerry's seat good bye

Episcopal Bishops sign amici curiae briefs in support of civil marriage equality.

Only one way for Boehner to save Republicans from themselves.... And it's going to be ugly

a biography of the day--marietta holley (american humourist)

The more things change

Do Republicans comprehend what sequestration is?

Syrian Rebel Chief Says His Fighters Are In Desperate Need Of Weapons, Not Food, Bandages

Well, the austerity scam worked. Now on to education.

Mich. Gov. Snyder Declares Financial Emergency In Detroit; Emergency Manager Candidate In Mind

How about Pope Pat?

Bob Woodward demands law-ignoring, mind-controlling presidential leadership

Sierra Snowpack Below Normal; Driest Year on Record

Washington Post headline: "Obama, congressional leaders fail to reach deal on sequester"

UK judge who issued extreme ruling for Samsung against Apple hired by... Samsung!

This is a pretty kick-ass press conference. He's GOOD.

Battling Feminist Burnout

Think critically: Upon whom do you think the shit will stick?

Axelrod Presses Woodward On Whether He Felt Threatened

70 major corporations tell the Supreme Court: Strike down DOMA now!

Obama: I Can’t Use ‘Jedi Mindmeld’ On Congress To Fix Sequestration

The Sequester Is the Republicans’ Fault

San Diego or Los Angeles ?

Palestinians, Israeli Soldiers Clash In West Bank

Obama: I Can’t Use ‘Jedi Mindmeld’ On Congress To Fix Sequestration

Romney Slams Obama Over Sequestration

Jan Brewer Unleashed: White House Freeing Dangerous Immigrants As ‘Payback’

Hoping for a 'fresh start,' mother abandons child in woods

Thank you for the visual Mr. President -- Effin Priceless

Sean Hannity is pissed at Keith Ellison...

Hannity Attacks Ellison’s ‘Radical Connections’

Sequestered and Popeless on the same day.

Breaking News - Romney Will Run Again In 2016

CA Sikh repuke runs for party office, gets called "terrorist sympathizer" and "Taj Mahal princess"

Less housework may be leading to weight issues in women

Boehner counters with threat of "Vulcan mind tricks"

Luckovich on Bob Woodward

Gay Rights Emerge as Campaign Issue in Germany

Obama On Gay Marriage Brief: It Was Important To Articulate ‘What This Administration Stands For’

Tom Toles on Scalia and the Voting Rights Act

Okinawa rape case: Japan court jails US sailors

This is what the GOP wanted. Huge spending cuts.

Here's a Crazy Idea...Use the "Breastaurant" concept to buy back Assault Rifles and High Cap Mags

Texas Declares War on Robots

Jodi Arias jury - what question would you ask

Bread Machine Mishap

Have you been sinning more since the Pope retired?

What The "F" Does Obama Mean That Both Sides Have To Compromise?

America's most unlikable 1 percent couple to explain again how hard it is to be them

What a surprise - a request for cookbook recommendations

Silent "if you can't say anything nice" thread for Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Uh-oh... Pandora's going to start charging.

Obama Needs To Give A Nixonian "Trekkers Speech" and apologize!

My Show just started, BRAND NEW and still FREE!

The 35 Greatest Animal Photobombers Of All Time

U.K. distillery accidentally flushes whiskey into sewer

Dean Baker: Obama, Macho Man, wants to Out-Macho the GOP, and cut retiree benefits on seniors

National Review: Victims Of Violent Military Rapes Struggle In Life Because Of ‘Their Own Bad Decisi

35 Lifechanging Ways To Use Everyday Objects

Another GD thread worth reading.

Actress Bonnie Franklin dead at 69 from cancer

Convicted felon Scooter Libby’s voting rights restored

World War II love letter

Sequestration benefit: Free burgers at Z-Burger D.C. location Friday

Venezuela decries "absurd" rumors over Chavez death

Mali locals say al Qaeda commander dead, France cautious

ANTI-STIMULUS (Formerly: Sequestration) Watch -- 4th Dimensional Craps Edition.

Jerusalem road cuts through Palestinian village

South Africa arrests officers linked to man's dragging death

Suspect in Las Vegas Strip shooting arrested in Los Angeles

My Thoughts On Sequestration Publish In Local Paper Today

Israel Fights To Save US Missile Funding From The Sequester Cuts

Why was General Schwarzkopf buried only yesterday?

Pentagon says to resume F-35 flights

What can be made from 3-D printers? (a gallery)

Spending cuts due to ground Navy's Blue Angels flying team

Obama: Marriage Equality Should Be The Law Of The Land

Federal Furlough Notices Go Out As Sequestration Takes Effect

212 Democratic Members of Congress FILE Amicus Brief Opposing DOMA

Poll shows 61 percent of Californians back gay marriage

Man pressure-washes store after store fails to give him receipt

About mean people

Chess (March): Candidates' Tournament begins in London on March 15

BP: Scope of oil disaster internal probe 'had limitations'

President talks about weighing in on Prop 8 challenge

Thom Hartmann: It's 1948 Again....Wake Up!

1290 WMCS changing format. Yet more progressive voices are nixed from AM radio.

How Amtrak Could Become Profitable

Obama's Friday Morning Press Conference on Sequestor

13 Progressive Faith Leaders to Watch in 2013

A Rose by any other name

I disagree with hiding Meegbear's Breitbart grave dancing post.

Toon: Mindless cuts

Doctors Order

Ice Cream

SpaceX Reports Malfunction With Space Station Craft

Bonnie Franklin, One Day at a Time Actress, dead at 69

Tweet from Noam Scheiber about Bob Woodward

Mars Rover Curiosity Has First Big Malfunction

Religion to blame for NFL homophobia?

How many times have you moved in your lifetime?

It's The End Of The World As We Know It

Toon: Rosa Parks meets Justice Scalia

Nones, Somes and the Combinativeness of American Religious Practices

Kerry to admonish Turkish PM Erdogan for "offensive" remark calling Zionism a crime against humanity

US senators to Israel: We have your back

What Are Some of Your Favorite (Or Not So Favorite) Foodie Movies?

Sammy Davis Jr on the drums... I had no idea

I don't have a problem with people because they are gay,

Nothing but a Capitulation to the Tea Party

$10 million estate comes with its own baseball field

PA. Providing $9 Million Grant to Plant that will release 245 tons of emissions/yr.(mostly Hexane)

Anyone want to explain how the President won this time?

Horsemeat scandal: Four new products test positive (taco bell)

Trumka: AFL-CIO to undergo wide-scale revamp

They should not be called entitlements.. they are earned benefits!!

Action Taken Against Food Stamp Fraud (final changes to regulations)

The Fracking Bill Fast Track.

Survivor Caramoan - Episode 3 Discussion Thread - NO SPOILERS PLEASE

Scalia Remarks - Obama Silence is Deafening

Thom Hartmann: Hanford Nuclear Waste is Leaking...on the way to the Columbia River

Trust_ - ***** - was much, much better than I anticipated.

I Wonder How All The GOP Federal Employees Feel Now.

Papantonio: GOP War On Voting Makes It To Supreme Court

One year ago Today Andrew Breitbart went to meet his maker...

Latest candidate for Pope makes her play...

Why do some Catholics see the pope's resignation as sad?

CLAY CHRISTENSEN: GE And Perdue Farms Will Disrupt Harvard Business School

How to lose 2,471 sponsors in 385 days?

The circle of nonsense - the polls, the media, the politicians - came to me listening to Diane Rehm

Seven Years Ago

Primary Day!

Song written for the people of Woods Harbour & crew lost at sea

Boner/GOP - No New Revenue - We Will Only Agree To Cuts. What More Cuts?

'Swedes have forgotten leftist US sympathizers'

An Actual Sequestration Furlough Notice

Oh noes! Did Henri, le Chat Noir, sell out?

GOP To America - Put Us In Power Or America Is Dead. And If You Don't We Will Steal The Vote And

The Black Queen

RELEASED: State Dept. Keystone XL assessment

Obama Blames Sequester on Republicans: ‘They Have Allowed These Cuts to Happen’

Cyanide poisoning killed $1 million lottery winner, authorities confirm

Afghanistan's first female mayor proves critics wrong

Sex and Boobs and Radiation: edited headline

Obama shoots down AP reporter (figuratively, of course)

The Republicans biggest delusion on the Sequester.

White House Tweet~~JediMindMeld

An appalling industrial spill in UK...

" I went down to the park/Where all the children play/ I pulled out my machine gun/....

FOX News: We Hire Hot Women For Ratings

Police uncover Moscow payment terminal scam

I have not had anyone answer anything I have posted for a long time. Am I doing something wrong?

"Crisis" burnout (The boy who cried "Wolf!")

Florida man swallowed by sinkhole under bedroom

IPCC urges Obama to raise awareness of science behind climate change

MIT grad students start molten-salt reactor company; score 4 industry vets as advisors

Michigan's governor declares Detroit in state of financial emergency

Leonard Nimoy on Twitter: Only A Vulcan Mind Meld Will Help With This Congress

Naw Kham Executed In China: State TV Shows Drug Smuggler Before Lethal Injection

Venezuela in the Chavez era: a reporter's view

Asbestos in vinyl- insurance question

An AMTRAK vignette. Local train fan greets trains.

Are Democrats afraid to say, "We need to raise taxes"...

How not to wear a Disney sweater

I wrote a blog post for the Detroit News about the Detroit emergency manager situation

Hey, I made the "A" list!

Dating site offers town $11M to change its name

The Equal Rights Amendment was proposed in 1923 by Alice Paul.

Good. Sequestration could end military flyovers at NASCAR and

The first thing that the sequester should have slashed..

Club Worker Says Music Hurt Her Hearing

McKeon, Armed Services Panel Republicans Decry Cuts

"The Sierra Club is outraged by the State Department’s deeply flawed analysis today on Keystone XL"

State Department has approved the #Keystone XL pipeline plan as being environmentally sound

First breast mlik 'depot' opens in South Florida

L.A. sees parks as a weapon against sex offenders

"Hey!! It's just ketchup!!!"

Trumad does the Harlem Shake

Report: For Short Trips, Passengers Flock to Rail

Sometimes a Snake is Just a Snake

Definitive Proof That Dogs Are Bullies And Cats Are Perfect

GOP We Don't Need Retirement For Seniors, Health Care, Services To Poor - Church Will Cover

Apple Award Cut With New Trial for Some Samsung Products

Budgetary Power to the People

Will The GOP Replace Defense Cuts And Transfer Them To Domestic And Dare Dems To Vote

Teachers Packing Heat

Keystone XL Report by U.S. Avoids Conclusion, Angering Opponents

Massachusetts 1, John Roberts 0

Do you think the President is effective in explaining what the Repubs are doing to our economy?

Sotomayor Leads Liberal Justices In Defending The Voting Rights Act

A nice sunset from a couple weeks ago

It’s baaack, DUers! Time once again for your Friday Afternoon Challenge: Window Treatments!

Dance, Monkey, Dance

Despite reports, the Keystone pipeline has not been approved.

America Can (And Will!) Run a Trade Deficit Forever

Chief Dodd: video confirms officer 'excessive' in inmate beating, forced firings

Release the Hordes!

Remember the phrase "it's the economy stupid" well

Democrats Prepare To Pounce On House GOP Budget

When the trees are laughing at you, you really know that you're an idiot

I hear Shame Insanity is going to be investigating Keith Ellison so listen for his lies.

God: 'At Times It Felt Like The Pope Had One Foot Out The Door'

All that I see, I hereby claim as my own personal domain!

An oldie, relevant today.

obama was right to combine star trek + star wars. because EVEN together,

The Problem isn’t White Privilege; the Problem is Poverty and Stratification

Mediaite: "our president...embodies the best elements of Mr. Spock &" Samuel Jackson‘s Jedi Master

Shark kills number 100 million annually, research says

The Republican sequestration bill got 38 votes in the Senate and failed.

Guess Which President Abolished The Office Of Noise Abatement & Control!

Studen loan deliquencies surge to 35% for recent grads

please DU this poll, re: Keystone XL

At least the petty ones, sure. But the really serious stuff, you can't beat Capitalism…

Hey, Tony!

Tokyo Jungle review. (PS3)

Please sign the White House petition to vigorously support the Equal Rights Amendment

John Dean: "As the GOP destroys the US economy let's hope it is destroying itself."

How Chuck Grassley Plans To Give The NRA Veto Power Over Judges

Lawmaker Makes Lewd Comment To 17 Year-Old Girl: ‘I Got A Snake Sitting Under My Desk Here’

Cambodian Workers Camp Out, Hunger Strike Against Walmart and H&M

What was old is new again…

"... it was the Legislature’s intent to allow adverse (environmental) impacts."

I don't think most women would find this funny

Life In A Day ~ on the 24th of July, 2010.

FRC's Tony Perkins: Democrats Aligned with 'Jewish Lobby,' 'Enjoy the Money' Coming from Jews

Keystone XL won't impact oilsands growth, U.S. State Dept. says

‘Spock’: ‘Only A Vulcan Mind Meld Will Help With This Congress’

I have 2 questions about this year's CPAC

Where Is Dr. Who? We Need Help Defeating GOP Teabagging Daleks

Obama issues pardons to 17 for minor offenses

I don't go into Meta. Also, my own experience on DU is usually quite positive…

Turn on Al Sharpton right fugging now - he opened withStarways

To all the Welsh DUers, Dydd Gwyl Dewi Sant Hapus! (Happy St. David's Day!)

Important story for the 1000s of cat owners/lovers on DU

ReutersTV: Who's Afraid of Elizabeth Warren?

As far as Citizens United goes, I must say that a Republican's observation states it best:

NRA Plans To Reach Out To Minorities In New Campaign

HIV Infection Is Most Concentrated In The South, Where Students Don’t Learn About It In School

Just a Question....Are you Personally Interested in Bradley Manning's Court Case?

Walker for President in 2016?

Physics -- in your kitchen!

Ashley Judd: 'Is there an elephant in the room?'

Conservative Pundits Wrote Malaysian Propaganda

Where Were White Feminists Speaking Out For Quvenzhané Wallis?

Weekend Economists Salute The Texan Who Conquered Russia March 1-3, 2013

Record heat without an El Niño: an unusual occurrence

What are your thoughts on water-desalination technology?

Club For Growth’s ‘’ Escalates GOP Civil War

Conspiracy Theorists Respond to Evidence They're Conspiracy Theorists With More Conspiracy Theories

It's that time of year again, gang.

For those of you that watched Julie Pace of AP question the president this morning.

"Rachel Maddow To Jon Stewart: Justice Scalia Is A ‘Troll Who Loves To Make People Mad’"

There are no tea party members in the House of Representative or Senate

NRA President: Yes, Go Ahead And Compare U.S. Pols To Hitler

What method should we use to determing which organizations

Sequester question: what happens to our economy when

Thoughts? Elem. School Taking Away Regular Lunches From Students Who Owe Money, Replacing With Tuna

"Woodward vs. White House: Washington at its weirdest"

Something about the sinkhole in Florida made me LOL

The ED Show - Scalia voting rights comments put under the microscope

Manning Plea Sets Up Court Martial Strategy

Aging Holocaust scholar says he doesn't have enough time to prove his theories

Dancer or Paris (Texas)?

How much do you trust our government with "secrecy"?