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Archives: March 12, 2013

Owner says SUV in fatal Ohio crash was stolen

Bernie Sanders: Just say No to any entitlement benefits cuts

Washington expels two Venezuelan diplomats

Okla. Blind Dog Gets New Life with Canine Pal

The Fastest Growing Job In America Pays Less Than $10 Per Hour

Feline Tech

Obama Meets Arab American Leaders Ahead Of Middle East Trip

Let's go sledding!

Claims Of A Meteorite's Ancient Aquatic Fossils Spark Debate

A huge man started banging on my door....

Governor Crispy of NJ wants to privatize the Lottery marketing and management for $120 million


Nun among 3 charged with illegal voting in SW Ohio

Disclosure - White Noise ft. AlunaGeorge

As a historian w/ a Masters in poli sci, let me just say: I LOVE THIS!

Ted Nugent brags about killing over 400 pigs with a machine gun.

"every story about the Ryan budget should highlight the breathtaking dishonesty on display here"


Does it ever bother you that animals who are used in the media....

Why is divorce more likely when the wife earns more money than her husband?

California judge vacates Max Factor heir's 124-year prison term

Rhye - Open

Is There a Federal Budget? It's Even Worse Than You Thought.

White House demands China cease alleged hacking activity


I fear what I think I am seeing as long-term Republican strategy

NYU Using Tuition Dollars To Acquire Administrators’ Multimillion Dollar Homes

The Lobbyist Congressional Cheap Labor Drone Marches On

A pair of brown dwarfs has been spotted slightly more than six light years away.

Wait...what...No more meta?

FDIC Secretly Settling Bank Cases For Years With 'No Press Release' Clause: Report

Tesla Arranges to Repay U.S. Loans Five Years Early

3D printing gunmaker forms company to flout copyright law, à la the Pirate Bay

Introducing Pokey: Grumpy Cat's Only Slightly Less Grumpy Younger Brother

Unlikely victims of the Sequester: The Bush family

Meet the men who spy on women through their webcams

Duke Dumont feat. A*M*E - Need U (100%)

Obama Meets With Arab-Americans Ahead Of Mideast Trip

What have you done with grovelbot?

School SWAT Team: Texas School District Assembles Specially Trained Unit For Potential Threats

Illegal Gun Purchases Attempted At Majority Of U.S. Firearms Retailers, Survey Says

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Not Ready to Make Nice & a new kitty gif

Halliburton exec testifies at Gulf spill trial

Concrete poured for first new U.S. reactor in three decades

Stanford investors’ lawsuit heads to federal court

Stanford investors’ lawsuit heads to federal court

Fidel Castro laments loss of 'best friend,' Chavez

Please Help me figure this out

Thousands of dead pigs found floating in Chinese river

"Paul Ryan’s Budget is So Delusional that Even Fox News is Calling BS"

Imagine we are in a dream

An Evil Dead remake? When the heck did this happen?

We Have Lost Our Best Friend

j.viewz playing Teardrop with vegetables

some quotes of the day-shirley maclaine

Apparently, this is where we "Complain How Hard It Is To Be A Man"

Amazing race... Seriously??? Have you ever seen a person

Guess who ELSE will be at CPAC this week...

Attempt To Deliver Paul Krugman’s Points In A Way Joe Scarborough Can Understand

Drama teachers challenge regional winner over homosexual content

Kitten on a pedestal

Ok, weird HTML or something going on.

Sometimes. . .

A vow of poverty?

*Rachel on Jay Leno show tonight.

Young Israel Launches ‘Call For Clemency Campaign’ For Pollard In Advance Of Obama’s Israel Trip

Third nuclear reactor denied for Maryland’s Calvert Cliffs

Macroeconomic Effects of Alternative Budgetary Paths

New Senate plan: legalize serfdom

Eugene Robinson- Paul Ryan’s make-believe budget

If not Heaven and not Hell...

Rents become increasingly unaffordable for many

Meet The New Pope

Hey Man, What's Up?

Falklands referendum: Islanders vote to remain British

"Throwback Pepsi is the way to go." According to my wife's best friend.

When footnotes go bad

Falklands referendum: Islanders vote to remain British

Capriles, Maduro at each other's throats in Venezuela election

Boehner accidentally promoting poll that shows voters favor tax increases over certain spending cuts

What does it mean

Watching "The Blues Brothers" on DVD.

Chicago police sergeants reject Emanuel contract offer

State pays millions as prison populations sink

Perez likely to face "jaw-droppingly dumb questions" at confirmation hearing

I'm craving buttered toast with cinnamon and brown sugar. Was the only sweet thing

Senators Kirk, Gillibrand Call on Kirchner to Reconsider 'Truth Commission' Re-investigation

MOOCs open top universities to the world

The Burning of the Center Bridge.

Jeb Bush Won't Be In The White House

In trying times, defense companies turn to women

Falklanders overwhelmingly vote (99.7%) to remain UK Territory

Number 1 Zags roll over St.Mary's

What's for Dinner ~ Tuesday March 12th

Mike Bloomberg's Supersized Ego Does In Planned Soda Ban

You know that hunk of leftover Velveeta in your fridge? Got Tomatoes? Tomatoes and Cheese.

Computer program for writers

One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest Nation - The Inmates Are Running The Asylum

California earthquake packed unusually wide punch, experts say

NYPD Surveillance Had ‘Devastating’ Impact on Muslim Communities: Report

Paul Ryan budget assumes the repeal of Obamacare.

Question... Do You Think Doctors Are Milking The Patients and Insurance Companys...

Another Reason To Despise Wall-F**t

Fukushima And The Navy: Sailors Sue Japan Nuclear Plant Owner, Saying Disaster Made Them Sick

Boston Herald--typical BS headline re: Menino not picking favorite in Special Senate Race

Five Americans die in Afghanistan helicopter crash

End This Depression Now!

Jeb revealed something really interesting about the family.

How do you feel about Obama pardoning the sequester and sending it to Portugal?

Spillover Fears Grow As al-Qaida Claims Responsibility For Killing 51 Syrian Soldiers In Iraq

Don’t tell me to love my body

Support For Syrian Opposition Best Way to End Violence - US

IT Talent Shortage or Purple Squirrel Hunt?

Iditarod update

This White House tour brought to you by: Donald Trump

Austin Energy’s Value of Solar Tariff: Could It Work Anywhere Else?

Private data revealed by Facebook 'likes': study

Got a week off , spring break. Starting it off with a bottle of whisky...

Look into my eyes

U.S. Demands China Block Cyberattacks and Agree to Rules


Play with me

For the Rush fans here! (No, not Limbaugh.)

Obama admin. throws Haiti to the wolves!

"After this, he'll be a perfectly normal human being"

looking at the questions submitted in the ATA forum are making me ROFL

Republicans want Las Vegas high-speed rail spiked

WSJ: Private Medicaid Plans Get Push

Republicans have already defined the Obama Years.

Letter writer compares the minimum wage with the Special Olympics

Children of the Tsunami

'Preachers' Daughters' Exposes Faith-Based Family Struggles Behind the Pulpit

With anti-dam mantra on lips, Tawang monks hit the streets

The Opportunist -- timely wisdom from Catch-22

'Drunken row' between two friends sparked Pakistan's anti-Christian riot

Kansas City Atheist Coalition denied request to participate in St. Patrick's Day parade

Phosphorus bombs used at mine demo

Senators for exemplary punishment to those misusing blasphemy law

Petition Interdiction: Tenn. Legislator Seeks To Make It A Crime To Protest Church-State Violations

Church says no to $9600 NASCAR themed headstone, sparks lawsuit

Children of the Tsunami

Moshiach Oi! Merges Orthodox Judaism and Punk Rock

A student who leaves Philly schools for charters takes $10,170, leaving $5,879 with the district.

Spotted Towhee photo taken by a friend

Bacteria believed to be new life in Antarctic Lake was just lab waste

China puts Bolivia on wind map

When will Elad program functionality enabling us DUers to change other DUers' user names?

Kansas republicans want to cut college aid to fund rich tax breaks.

Austria's Jews wary of quiet rise in anti-Semitism

On the common chicken sammich

On Facebook, you are what you 'like,' study finds

Has anyone seen "Django Unchained"? Is it as good as Tarantino's other films?

I have a hard time understanding Republican's greatest fear

China May End Long-Hated Labor Re-education Camps

I Guess Congress Is Off This WEEK..... AGAIN

Texas Parks and Wildlife wins top Texas Social Media Award

We don't have a deficit problem, we have a security state & revenue problem. nt

Vick's book tour canceled over threats

New York Times v. Hugo Chavez

What is there to gain for North Korea?

In major policy shift, scores of FDIC settlements go unannounced

Troll hunting - A Boxer hunts down twitter troll

Afghanistan: Five Coalition Soldiers Killed in Helicopter Crash

(N. Ireland) Police launch probe after 100 women admit taking or buying abortion pills

This story just made my heart melt!

Mathematicians Extend Einstein’s Theory of Special Relativity beyond Light Speed

Steven Spielberg plans film based on Indo-Pak border (& Dreamworks one on MLK)

IBM CEO Virginia Rometty's pay package doubles in first year (to $15.4 Million)

Texas Drag queen Erica Andrews passes away

Texas Drag queen Erica Andrews passes away

Report: Half trillion need to update schools

The Conclave of Cardinals is gathering in the Vatican today to select the next

Peruvian Pyramid Older Than Egypt, Civilization Rivals Sumerians In Age, 1200 Years Without War

Financial info on celebs, officials leaked online

Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History confirms paleontological site in Oaxaca


Texas Told Not to Issue Water Permits That Hurt Cranes

With new group, Obama team seeks answer to Karl Rove

4:50am. 'Live' now from Rome.

You Are Not Alone. (Song for Japan)

Who owns the fish?

I have a sinking feeling, Cardinal Timothy Dolan will be the next Pope.

We Must Make the Whole Planet a 'Nuclear Free Zone'

2 Iowa counties destroy gun permit applications

Falklands vote shows 99.8 pct want to stay British

Kan cites ‘God’s help’ in containing nuclear crisis

No concealed weapons on campus

Bad Cop: 7 Cities Where Shocking Police Abuses Cost Taxpayers Millions

Activists fault WHO report on Fukushima radiation

Welcome to Ayn Rand Planet: Why the Rich Prosper from the Stock Market While We Get Screwed

Elizabeth Warren Confronts the Atrocity of Drug Money Laundering by Big Banks

My Experiences as Prime Minister during the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster

Japan extracts gas from methane hydrate in world first

How Americans were swindled by the hidden cost of the Iraq war

Rescued bear cub headed for ‘foster den’

Lifelong exercise can improve brain function in later life, study finds

Coal-Fired Power in India May Cause More Than 100,000 Premature Deaths Annually

For DUer "Zombiehorde" FULL MOVIE: The Horde (2009 French..It's a awesome Zombiehorde)

Did the NYPD Entrap Ahmed Ferhani?

Word ‘Innovate’ Said 650,000 Times At SXSW So Far

Paycheck Deception Bill SB29 passes in MO senate.

Fun in the news: Bye Bye to Chavez, Justin Bieber's career and why they should not pick a Pope now

Jonylah Watkins Dies: 6-Month-Old Dead After Being Shot 5 Times In Chicago

Serving Convenience Foods for Dinner Doesn't Save Time


Made Poor by the Crisis: Millions of Europeans Require Red Cross Food Aid

Who Owns the Fish?

I bet this guys friends at the gun club thought this shirt was a hoot....

TPM: Senate Dems Kick Off Efforts To Break GOP Filibuster Of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Guns Kill More People Than Car Accidents In 14 US States

If Corporations Don’t Pay Taxes, Why Should You?

And a river (of oil) runs through it: How the Keystone XL pipeline will bleed Africa's future dry

I think I would have liked to hang out with this guy

Describe your perfect date…

Tom Tomorrow: The Sequestrationator

Anti-gay Cardinal sleeping above the biggest gay sauna in Europe which is in Rome

Watch 88 year old Nana get in the car with her granddaughter:

Post-Sandy Repairs To NYC Subway Will Cause Years Of Disruption

Avaaz: Stop the NHS sell-off

Commuters give up the 'ball and chain'


Vatican’s papal conclave kicks off with heated debate about hottest new choirboy.

Want to learn how to live life with less? Listen up poor people and others struggling to get by.

What don't you need a license for?

Anti-gay Cardinal sleeping above the biggest gay sauna in Europe

On being bi

NYPD surveillance had ‘devastating’ impact on Muslim communities: report

Price for Denial, Inaction on Climate Is Higher Than Toll of Reducing Consumption

School textbook: Hippies were rude, didn’t bathe, worshipped Satan

It sure doesn't seem that we won the election, or at least the Senate and the Excutive branch.

Grandparents murdered after hosting party for grandson following his release from prison

Elizabeth Warren Comes Out Swinging Against Banks

What are we arguing about here?

Those people, they think they're entitled

Letters to Lexington Herald-Leader regarding Judd

Can we have a Asia thread in the International thread

VA’s ability to quickly provide benefits plummets under Obama

The easiest diet in the world?

Shhh! FDIC made settlement deals with banks rather than sue– and promised not to tell.

Universities Pile on Faculty Perks as Student Costs Grow

Kudzu… It's HERE!

"Can we start over?"

N.Y. Times and Thomas Friedman call for killing Keystone

Spider-Cat, Spider-Cat, does whatever a Spider-Cat does…

Lying about speeding much worse than starting illegal wars, confirms Justice System

John Brennan’s Heavy Baggage

How Your Moral Decisions are Shaped by a Bad Mood

I have been all around Rome looking for the Sixteen Chapel. I hope I'm not late for the Concave!

10 Companies Profiting Most From War: 24/7 Wall St.

Fox News guest Zerlina Maxwell: ‘I refuse to be silenced’ by conservatives threatening rape

Argentina urged to respect Falklands mandate

Most People Shouldn't Eat Gluten-Free

Black people, who make up 22% of the poor, receive 14% of government benefits.

Corporate-Approved State Bills Kick Low-Wage Workers While They’re Down

Military Contracts Awarded On 3.11.2013

Government Debt and Deficits Are Not the Problem. Private Debt Is.

Latest State Supreme Court Case: Pat Roggensack v. Truth?

Public Announcement: Progress Rate Hike Hearing in Raleigh.

Download In Progress

Tuesday Toon Roundup 1- Repubs

Tuesday Toon Roundup 2- Papal Conclave

Walker Signs Bill To Steamroll North Central Wisconsin For Massive Iron Mine

Did I just hear that the Cardinals will be staying in a nearby hotel????

Tuesday Toon Roundup 3- The Rest

Just imagine how he explained this to the plumber…

Toon: How to sharpen up those debate skills

We've got an Einstein level genius somewhere around here…


US Pacific Commander: Climate Change Biggest Threat In Asia-Pacific Region

Finally: hear Bradley Manning in his own voice (recording of his statement released)

One of First Iraq Veterans to Publicly Oppose War Will Die for Our Sins

Somewhat famous Catholic quit the church

Unprecedented Show of Support and Honor at the Historic Funeral of Hugo Chávez

Since Mark Zuckerberberg is an atheist, is it a sin to use Facebook?

Norway's State Investment Fund Dumps 23 Palm Oil Companies Over Deforestation - Mongabay

I think chicken neck should pony up with some naked pics.

Kentucky Seeks to Legalize Discrimination Against Gays Based on Religious Beliefs

The shadow of surface tension

First lesson

Japan extracts gas from methane hydrate in world first

Ecuador seeks to end investment protection treaty with U.S.

Wow. I can't wait to hear what Elizabeth Warren has to say about this:

Fun fig facts

You can say that one more time to my friend here, OK?

Feds Bust up $100M NC Crop Insurance Fraud Ring

If Corporations Don’t Pay Taxes, Why Should You?

Azeri Oil Production Down 5.3% YOY In 2012 Over 2011; Jan-Feb 13 Shipments Down 6.2% YOY

When do the most alerts happen?

Next time someone says "America is broke", show them this article:

Washington media elite cheer Obama's 'clinging to religion' sneer

10 companies profiting the most from war

balanced budget balanced budget balanced budget balanced budget balanced budget

Maine Town Rejects Mandatory Gun Ownership

When life hands you a plunger, wear a plunging neckline

The Cassandra Complex

Democrats Need Better Economic Messaging

We are all born atheists...

What Makes Dogs Dogs


Everything In Its Right Place - Radiohead

How cute. Look what bankster/oil trader did with your bailout money

When born I was offered either a good memory or,.........

Wisconsin: Voucher School Math Class

Sunshine Week, Day Two: Off the Books

Anyone heading to the Voter ID hearings?

Pelosi Pushes Prez to Respect Colorado Pot Law

Desperate times: Marines told to 'save every round'

A Universal Right to Vote

TMZ reporting that Michelle Obama's personal financial information has been hacked!

Our country is sick! Massive ammo shortages in gun shops!

Providence - Leaked Bradley Manning testimony

Argentina's Ambassador to London dismisses referendum

The undemocratic nature of US Congress is at the heart of a lot of the problems we face.

Nuclear Power/Nuclear Weapons -- and a Precarious Future

Rush Limbaugh Stands With Rand Paul: 'The Neocons Are Paranoid'

The rough road ahead for Afghanistan

Jones Day lawyer is governor's choice for Detroit manager: report

Toxic management erodes safety at ‘world’s safest’ nuclear plant

What is the difference between Republicans and right-wing Tea Partiers?

Oh, great. Now the dolphin terrorists have a leader!

U.S. soldier charged in 2009 Iraq shootings to appear in court

Anyone else in PA having trouble with wifi?

UPDATE 1-U.S. Air Force defends Afghan plane contract award

Nyquil - Holy crap, what's in that stuff?

CIA ramps up role in Iraq

Why is Fr. Duffy full of shit?

comet panSTARRS

Hundreds of dead pigs fished from Shanghai river

I just found my original birth certificate,.........

My choice for Pope:

Warming Atlantic Ocean may be causing changes in lobster growth cycle

Job Openings Rose in January as U.S. Labor Market Improved

Think Progress: 6 Things Americans Did Not Vote for in 2012

Reports: Iran mulls suing Hollywood over 'Argo'

Pic Of The Moment: No Wonder Paul Ryan Works Out So Much

Is anyone else struggling with not making pope jokes today?

Boston Booms as Workers Say No to Suburbs: Real Estate

Why are we suddenly such a hot bed of idiocy?

Does your cat help you with the laundry?

Bee Venom kills HIV virus

Hannah Giles Paid $50,000 to Fired San Diego ACORN Worker in Settlement Last July

A Sexual Predator

Official: Hagel Orders Review Of New Cyber Medal

About that white or black smoke....

Wait Wut - continuation

Ryan's budget wages class warfare on behalf of the wealthy

Senate Panel Set to Back Expanded Gun Background Checks

Why Saving the Planet Means Saving the Economy, Too

French panel rejects 'sex assistants' for disabled

In a world first, Japan extracts 'fire ice' gas from seabed

Palin to write ... wait for it ... "thought provoking" book

Telemarketing and the Do Not Call List

NYT serves up bland overview of climate change - once a month - as pablum for environmental critics

NYC policeman convicted in cannibal-plot case

Senate panel passes two gun-control measures

Protesters On 16-Year-Old Boy’s Death: ‘NYPD, KKK, How Many Kids Did You Kill Today?’

Something I find troubling in the rape prevention discussion at DU

GCV And Beyond: How The Army Is Gettin' Heavy After Afghanistan

Argo: Iran May Sue Over 'Unrealistic' Film

Southeast Utah home to ancient site

Things I’ve Learned From Writing Under A Gender-Neutral Name

Aarrgh! Ds Need To Explain How Half Of Those Medicare Cuts Are To The Medicare Advantage Boondoogle

Who read Go Ask Alice growing up?

Thom Hartmann: Why Chavez Chose Social Safety Net Over Skyscrapers

The three stages in a man's sex life:

21 Days (88 days since Newtown. 235 days since Aurora. 1,924 days since Westroads Mall in Omaha)

Joe Walsh to Address Sauk Valley Tea Party

Republicans Unveil 10-Year Plan To Shrink Deficit

If Corporations Don’t Pay Taxes, Why Should You?

No idea if this hasever been posted before ... highly inspirational

Sequestration prompts IRS to cut reward for whistleblowers who turn in tax cheats

Do you know anyone who maintains that Sandy Hook was a conspiracy?

'She Didn't Affirmatively Say No': Silence Means Consent According To Defense In High School Rape...

Chrysler fires protest organizer at Warren plant

Huge Obesity Rate among Cardinals in Papal Conclave

(The Onion) Company Lacks Manpower To Complete Newest Round Of Layoffs

Magic the Gathering: Gate Crash

Costco's Profit Soars To $537 Million Just Days After CEO Endorses Minimum Wage Increase

Rude Pundit - Your State Sucks: Fat Fucks in Mississippi Will Stay Fat Fucks, Says Your Legislature

would be cannibal cop found guilty

What are the iconic events that characterize human life?

Pat Robertson's Million Dollar Prayer Totally Worked!

Rick Wiles: Obama Emulating the Antichrist, May Declare Himself God

Man indicted in El Paso for allegedly threatening to shoot President Obama

Why I have little sympathy for small businesses that complain about taxes.

Thom Hartmann: Privatize Schools Teach Hippies are Dirty & Celebrate the KKK

Pentagon needs $12.6 billion per year through 2037 for F-35: report

Day 2 of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident Symposium is online now!

Senate Panel Approves Two Gun Measures

today in women's herstory

Speaking of acid!

I think I have the proper response to Ryan's "budget"


Research on the Politics of Meditation Points to Deeper Truths

So the new thing is Vampire Facials?

whitewash continues: Family, friends share 'poetic letters' from George H.W. Bush

Excellent thread in AtA!

Wendell Potter: Don't Fall for TV Ads on Medicare From an Insurance Industry Front Group

Attwood Illinois little league to raffle AK-15 Rifle

Cross post from GD... excellent article about writing under a gender neutral name.


Hey Bo...wanna go for a walk?

I'm 61. How old are you??

FrontPageMag reporter tries to ACORN Muslims, gets nothing, but says it's all part of the conspiracy

White smoke!!!!

Civil Unions in Colorado -- DONE!!!

WTF.Outspoken homophobic cardinal lives above a gay bathhouse, Romes largest .

Report: Half trillion dollars needed to update U.S. schools

Illinois: 4 teens die after car plunges into creek: 'I don't know what to say'

Air Force joins Army, Marines in cutting tuition assistance

L. Anderson's concerto for a typewriter

GOP Lawmaker Walks Back Defense Of Akin's Rape Remark

Civil unions bill headed to Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper

Don't Panic.

Think Progress: The 5 Worst Things About The House GOP’s New Budget

South of the Border (full)

IRS revokes ‘Pray away gay’ group’s tax-exempt status

Cheap, outdated laptops.

Fidel Castro Ruz: We have lost our best friend

Paul Ryan: 'We're not going to give up on destroying the health care system'

Hey, Rangers, don’t mess with a Texas legend

450-Pound Man Didn't Go To Doctor For A Lecture

New Cuba Cruise Line launches in Europe

How is it that Generals are above a courts decision?

NBC presents the Papal conclave smoke cam

Lee Camp Discusses Misogyny In Comedy

Vibrating sex toys loosen up vocal chords

Ryan Budget Plan Aims to Roll Back Obama Agenda

POS Pamela Geller strikes again: ‘Killing Jews Is Worship’ Ad Campaign Rolled Out On SF buses'

Should Eric Holder Be Impeached For His Refusal To Prosecute Wall Street?

Like our elections, the media have turned Pope Selection into a televised sport

Vermont farmer takes inspiration from Cuba

Paul Ryan: 'We're not going to give up on destroying the American health care system'

George Will tries to rewrite Watergate.

Chrysler Bankruptcy Lawyer Is Detroit Emergency Manager Pick: Source

Just a request to retain the Meta posts for reasons of academic interest.

Now this is a great kind of ally, and a refreshing new voice...

Britain's atheist church to go global

Do you live for your job/career, or do you have a job/career in order to live?

Steps for Surgical Patients to Fight Infection

Moscow Takes Issue with US Stance on Syria

Over 20 Tons of Heroin Seized in Afghanistan

Unfortunately, I don't know what he watched (pic)

Video: Suttle vows to support local gun control (feel free to comment on the FB replies)

Russian Navy Starts Forming Mediterranean Task Force

This is a Parenting WIN!

White Promises ‘Unrelenting’ Enforcement at SEC

Iran's Navy Commander Visits Iraq's Naval Facilities

Watergate was to steal wiretap file of Nixon committing Treason

With The Help Of Knesset Members, Women Of The Wall Get To Pray

World Bank: Israel Limits Harm Palestinian Economy

Help - this local poll on gun laws has been majorly freeped

US Oil Headed for Steep Drop to $75: Pro


Why Chavez Chose Social Safety Net Over Skyscrapers

Why does my alert button sometimes send a message to admin instead of a regular alert?

Hacking ATA?

An Energy Coup for Japan: ‘Flammable Ice’

The ugly face of Swedish anti-Semitism

Slick trick: $5 tool runs Modern apps on the Windows 8 desktop

Has anyone viewed comet Pan-STARRS yet? Should be visible low, at dusk...

Latest on Comet Pan-STARRS - cross posted from the Lounge (!!)

Speaking of zombies! The first movie you saw one in?

How crazy can you get? Exeter Academy breeding ground for terrorism

Lois and Clark

"And maybe you deserve it."

Argentine student comes to US and gets work-study program, leaves feeling exploited

Baby dies after being shot five times as dad changes diaper

San Francisco Leaders Denounce Bus Ads About Islam

I'm about to be on the Ed Schultz radio show (Ring of Fire)

My father, the hate preacher: Nate Phelps on escaping Westboro Baptist Church

I don't post here often enough, but I want to say this:

i'm asking again for a mental health information group

Radioactive Man

Watch (as much as u can) young Rethugs attempt flash mob, embarrassing selves & Poppy BUSH

George Galloway on his friend Hugo Chavez

Man's obituary notes love of bacon, hate for Martha Stewart among many other odd items

In the age of Twitter, we are following black smoke?

i resubmitted the proposal for a mental health information group

ABC reporting black smoke

Fox News Guest Receives Racist Rape And Death Threats After Arguing Guns Aren’t The Solution To Rape

Puff of Green Smoke Has Vatican Observers Mystified.

Black Smoke Emerges From Sistine Chapel Chimney: No Pope On First Try

Costco Demolishing Rivals With 8 Percent Revenue Surge

If the Catholic church did not want Papal selection to be a spectator sport

Pelosi Says Feds Must Respect Colorado Pot Law: ‘The State Has Spoken’

Would banning just high capacity gun magazines be enough?

I'm thinking of naming my 64 year old brother, Barack.

Death-penalty foes turn up heat on Gov. Hickenlooper

Today in Peace and Justice history on March 12, 1930

Today in Peace and Justice history on March 12, 1930

Biden: ‘Arm Teachers With Information, Not Guns’

Stratcom commander raises alarm about civilian cuts shows us the 4 screwiest things Hugo Chavez did...

Gamers, help me win a prize! Android, iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch!

With Woeful Approval Rating, Pa. Gov. Corbett’s Re-Election Hopes Look Dim

Palestinian TV Children’s Program: Land “Occupied” in 1948 “Will Return to Us One Day” (VIDEO)

Senate Democrats Reveal Details Of Their Own Budget

BREAKING: Civil Unions To Become Law In Colorado After Final House Vote

Generational Warfare: Pitting Young vs. Old

"Cannibal Cop" Found Guilty, Faces Life in Prison

Past and Pending, The Shins

Question submitted by Charlie and Algernon

Official CPAC dress attire

Police: Man runs truck into Perkins, injures man he was arguing with by phone

while watching this weeks episode of The Walking Dead ... all I could think while Rick and the Guv'

Paul Ryan Will Balance the Budget With Class War on Behalf of the Rich

Steubenville Rape Defense: It’s Not Rape Because Drunken, Barely Conscious Girl Didn’t Say ‘No’

Conservative Intellectual and Responsible Budgeting are clearly Oxymoronic when

Don't know why, can't explain...but this got me laughing, and I just can't stop.

$420,000 allocated for armed guards in Newtown

Police must report psych patients to gun bureau

Repukes taking food out of people's mouths. Literally.

Today while getting off the train to head to school

Court upholds Biglerville business owner's federal firearms license revocation

The Steubenville gang rape case should demand a discussion

Concealed Carry Law Shields Law Breakers

"The first pope from the new world."

First Lady Michelle and Bo taking a walk.. :)

Paul Ryan: To Hell With Election. It Is My Way With Obama Doing My Dirty Work (VIDEO)

Colo. judge enters not guilty plea for Holmes

Better Business Bureau expels Los Angeles chapter, largest in nation

Mortuary buries wrong body

Names mean something

so they couldn't agree on a new Pope...

O’Keefe partner pays $50K to fired ACORN worker

Iran will promise UN not to seek nuclear bomb, semi-official agency reports

Family Research Council: We need to corral people who have sex outside of marriage

Papantonio: Overcoming GOP Union Busting

Will there be a posting of new hate mail anytime soon? nt

I'm now hooked on vinyl records.

Russell Pearce down, Joe Arpaio next?

Did the 112th House actually do anything BUT try to repeal Obamacare? Here's a nice statistic.

Eagles to cut Nnamdi Asomugha

So the sports fans out there understand what's going on at the Vatican:

Did any one catch the Atlanta's Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory on ABC's coverage today?

AP Exclusive: Applying for Obama plan not easy

Sinkholes! Sinkholes! Sinkholes!

Don't Frack My Mother

O'Malley, the `cappuccino priest,' a hit in Rome

Welcome to Siberia on the Rhein (WHAT spring?)

Dems to propose plan to replace sequester that contains $100 billion in stimulus spending

Coburn Blocks Stopgap Spending Bill

Are the Koch Brothers Trying to Buy the Los Angeles Times?

Rand Paul Looks Like Dennis Quaid As Jerry Lee Lewis......

Why am I not able to view SCE's March 3 LOLs ? All I see is this...

Cop found guilty of wanting and plotting to eat "girl meat"

Tar Sands Resistance Escalates in Massachusetts

The Wi-Fi at my house is all screwed up, but I just wanted to remind you... KALI LIES!!!!!

Challenging the Washington Consensus Hugo Chavez and Me - Tariq Ali

from - "Oppose the Rush to Frack in North Carolina!!"...

NLRB To Seek Supreme Court Review in Noel Canning v. NLRB

Over 25% of H&R Block tax returns may be delayed

Ayn Rand reincarnated as cat (no, rilly)

very trivial thing, the flames on GD threads don't work on my Firefox 19.0.2


What Betting Markets Are Saying About the Next Pope

Mars Rover Curiosity Confirms Habitable Environment in Distant Past

The last thing Syrians need is more arms going to either side

Gov. Corbett trails five Democrats in new PPP poll

BTW, if you ever need a laugh and they work for you... my journal has 198 pgs of my past pics/toons

Did A Top Colorado Newspaper Executive Threaten A State Legislator Over Stronger Gun Laws?

I've found a new eagle the Decorah Eagles moved off their nest to another site....

Regrettable: The troubling things I learned while rereporting Bob Woodward's Book on John Belushi

Best Obituary Ever!!

FDA head says menu labeling 'thorny' issue

Latin America: how the US has allied with the forces of reaction

George P. Bush Runs For Texas Office

If you need a smile today, try this:


Even less mobile phone competition on the way.....

Etsy’s Revolutionary Yet Simple Policy Results in More Female Engineers

How Bush killed the GOP..

Spy Cam

a leaner, greener broccoli cheddar soup

Wierd world notes: A negative correlation between sequester cuts and voter turnout

Susan Collins said she'd vote for judicial nominee Caitlin Halligan - if it wasn't the DC Circuit

Dollars for Docs Mints a Millionaire (big bucks to shill for Big Pharma)

chris mattnews....'bu$h took us to war under false pretenses'.

Let’s Hear It for the Obama Recovery!

Smuggling in South Florida ranges from the dangerous to the bizarre

Ryan Budget Highlights House Republicans' Extreme Demands

California lieutenant governor: ‘Do the damn right thing’ and legalize marijuana

Shocking New Evidence Reveals Depths of 'Treason' and 'Treachery' of Watergate and Iran-Contra

Papal Conclave March Madness bracket:

Cardinals take their oath and the Sistine Chapel doors are sealed

Settlers Fear Obama Visit Spells Construction Freeze

Donnie Iris "Ah Leah"

Iran Can’t Build Nuke Without Tripping Alarm Bells, US Says

Ryan's Freudian Slip: "We are not going to give up on destroying health care system"

Pope Selection , Where are All the Women At ?

Sources: NRA won't oppose background check deal – if Democrats cede tough records fight

Complex Problem of Dual Citizenship Especially Vexing When Israel Is Involved

Kochtopus plans to start sucking up major U.S. media outlets

Boy who threatened suicide on Instagram gets letters of hope from strangers

Anatomy of a Coup

Anatomy of a Coup

These yellow shoes are way cuter than the red pope shoes

Elizabeth Warren Slams Republicans For Filibustering Consumer Protection Agency Chief

Point made

Waxman, Whitehouse, Blumenauer, and Schatz Release Carbon Price Discussion Draft

DOJ Watchdog: Ideological Polarization Plagued Voting Rights Section In Last Two Administrations

My friends 2y/o boy was killed today

FAA approves Boeing plan to fix 787 Dreamliners

Just got a recorded call from Find Toto at 1-213-732-2035

The Reasons Ashley Judd Can Not Win in Kentucky...

Ellen DeGeneres comment...

Only liberals still bothering with Paul Ryan’s silly budgets

Hagel orders review of drone pilot medal

Your Teachers and Your Mailmen........are your new enemies?

Dumb Criminals: Guy tries to retrun printer he used to counterfeit money - with the evidence in box!

Left vs right

seems to be a glitch in jury results...


Three Bear Cubs Found in Cardboard Box on Side of the Road

what is art, really?

Hamas introduces voluntary weapons training in Gaza high schools

A Liberal in Kentucky

Chicago baby shot while dad changes diaper

Who was the real Abraham Lincoln?

Union Pacific ordered to reinstate injured worker

"Money (That's What I Want)" Albany Food Workers Wage Workers Sing & Dance for a Wage Hike

Chavez on the advantages of Socialism vs Capitalism & why Democracy is incompatible with Capitalism

Ohiosmith's dogs -- I'm sensing a pattern here.

You KNOW you want one!!! You do!!! Admit it!!! You do!!! You do!!! You do!!! You do!!!

Sheer genius!!! Not just bacon strips... but TEAR-OFF strips of bacon!!!

Not much news in a place like Wales, is there?

Something to really help you to DEMONSTRATE the relativity of time:

It's not MFM's thing. Well, it IS his thing, but it's not. It's as plain as the nose on your face.

Many of you have PM'd me to ask, "MFM, do you ever touch yourself?" I'm sharing the answer with all.

What Are Your Facebook Likes Revealing About You? (Hint: It’s a lot)

Too Many Colonoscopies in the Elderly

2014 US Senate Election

I Recently Posted 50% Of Population Without Access To Health Care -

So what name do you want the pope to take?

What Are Your Facebook Likes Revealing About You? (Hint: It’s a lot)

Japan PM says Japanese nuclear plants need to step up security to counter any terrorism threat

If you are not Catholic why do you care anything about the Pope?

No Bible For Brennan: CIA Director Takes Oath Of Office On Constitution

Statisticulation - the truth about Sen. Sessions GAO report on Obamacare ADDING to the deficit

"Concerned" Minnesotan: Butt "enzymes" cause AIDS

The phrase of the day is "butt enzymes". Replace any word in a thread with "butt enzymes".

From Daily Kos: CPAC dress code.

Family Research Council: We Should ‘Punish’ Premarital Sex, We Never Gave Young People The Right...


With Smallpox All but Gone, a Drug Costs the U.S. Millions

Obama to Appeal Ruling Curbing Recess Appointments

Maryland woman ticketed for driving too slowly going 63 MPH in 65MPH zone

The Opposite of Ayn Ryan's Message

Obama appealing to Supreme Court over recess appointments

Ain't this the truth: Some people are so poor...

'I was just freefalling': Golfer plunges into Illinois sinkhole

Military Stops Production Of New ‘Cyber’ Medal For Drone Ops

2014 MI US Senate Election

Feds Investigate Leak Of First Lady’s Credit Info

"... 70% have literally no influence ... the Masters, get what they want."

Hummingbird cam! Phoebe (mother hummingbird) adopted an orphaned chick...

choose your Jedi Pope...

My dog thinks he can fly.

Papantonio: The Latest Chapter Of The Bush Disaster Family

Paul Ryan "Destroying Health Care System For The American People"

Voting Photo ID Bill get's Huge TurnOut in North Carolina Capitol Today!

Wisconsin: Do you know someone on BadgerCare?

Black smoke at night...boring Pope or No Pope game

Tarrant County Democratic Party: Roy LaVerne Brooks, Former Vice Chairwoman of TDP, dies

London Crawling; Slow Tango in Paris

Dogbane vine - how to get rid of it?

Say Goodbye to the 4% Rule

Paul Ryan: 'We are not going to give up on destroying the healthcare system'

If you can't trust the Better Business Bureau for honest dealings, who can you trust?

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Wednesday, 13 March 2013

Why are Repubs so obsessed with cutting Medicare and "entitlements"?

Rodman plans vacation with North Korean leader Kim-NOT the Onion!

Buying Meat Out of a Truck in a Church Parking Lot

If I wasn't trying to fundraise right now for my charity, I would have

Saw on CNN the GOP think they can negotiate with Obama to negate parts or all of Obamacare.

Oh boy. A love letter to the Bush klan just now on NBC