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Archives: March 7, 2013

Latest news on the Higgs boson

History Channel: "Pawn Stars". A&E: "Duck Dynasty".

CRE microbes... ST acute care (4%) and LT Care, Nursing Homes, Rehab. Ctrs... 18%... 50% fatal in

Sinclair Broadcast Group to buy KRCG Channel 13

concealed carry, Oklahoma style

ACLU Launches Nationwide Police Militarization Investigation

wow. what an Arkansas repub said today before the abortion restriction vote

Iran Entitled To Peaceful Nuclear Energy - Russia

How many jobs has this fat cat created?

Russia Needs Million Under Arms Says Kremlin Chief of Staff

Battleground: Rhino Wars Begins Tomorrow on Animal Planet

Nightly Business Report - Wednesday March 6, 2013

United Airlines delays flight for man to see dying mother

Eric Holder Admits Some Banks Are Just Too Big To Prosecute

Israeli Company Targeted by Boycotters Reports Huge Sales Increase

All eyes on north St. Louis County cancer study

99 dodge 1500 ram PU manual transmission QUESTION

Romney Blames Loss On Successfully Communicating His Message To Minorities

GM CEO wants feds to back natural gas fueling stations

Should I take up golf this year?

Republican Senator Filibusters Obama's CIA Nominee Over Drones

To Prevent Kids' Food Allergies, Start Peanuts, Eggs Sooner

The Mystery of the Hindenburg Disaster Finally Solved?

It's really going to upset the GOP when SocSec is set back to age 50.

Volunteers needed to help turn state legislatures blue!

Lindsey Graham: Hurricane Victims Need Assault Weapons To Shoot ‘Roaming Gangs’

Who'd have thunk it: Brussels Sprouts that satisfy like French Fries

The statement that Retired GOP Thug Kyl will not do any lobbying for the next 2 years...

(Detroit) Council votes to appeal Snyder's plan for emergency manager

The truth about Hugo Chavez.

A Great Pair of Legs

The Earth is 4.6 BILLION Years Old…

Umm, no I'm not a Rand Paul supporter (alt. title "Could this place get any more dumbed down?")

What am I missing? I watched a couple of episodes of The Office last evening. A few chuckles, but

New York City Considers Move Back to Lever Voting Machines For September Elections

What's the shortest period of time you've held a job? I quit my consulting gig this morning after

Cultural, Racial, Gender and Sexual Identity Inequality Made Simple

Johnny Cash performs at Folsom Prison, color picture

If your dog needs a wall…

Family says the 87 yr old woman denied CPR wanted a natural death

Charging Prius starts fire and kills cat?

The Explosion of hate and increasing number of militias

Video: 19 years after massacre at Tomb of the Patriarchs, Israel continues to entrench separation

Ten Numbers the Rich Would Like Fudged

Kenya elections: Row over spoiled votes

Rand Paul: "If the President is not going to kill them, why won't he say he's not going to kill"

Confronted With Facts, O'Reilly Screams "Bullshit" at guest.

***** DingDingDing - we have 30 entries for the March contest*****

Seriously Dick Cheney is fugging evil

This is the right way to filibuster

Fun with seniors - in case you missed it

Noam Chomsky: Can Civilization Survive Capitalism?

Is it spring yet????

Straight From the Tap…

Mike Papantonio now live on a townhall debate on gun control control.

This gives a new meaning to the term "concealed weapon" (Sorry mods--move it if needed)

Has anyone seen "Greedy Lying Bastards" yet? ..... I'd love to hear some DU reviews.

Michelle Obama: ‘I Don’t Want My Daughters To Be Weight-Obsessed’

GOP Donor Company Admits Likely Legal Violations In Another Black Eye For Conservative Media

I have to give Rand Paul a little prop..

Eric Holder Non-Answer to Rand Paul on Killing American Citizens

A Different View:

The REAL Star Trek

I don't care for Rand Paul.

Stompin' Tom Connors dies at age 77. Toronto Star tweet.

Hmmm, Tasty!

Drones are a distraction. Drones are peripheral to the question Paul is raising.

Odd that the House re-confirmed the sequester today (Bipartisan, no less)

New Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Church Night. Shall We Gather at the River?

Newt Gingrich: I'd Go On 'Celebrity Apprentice,' Donald Trump Is A 'Phenomenon'

Can a pony dance?

Dear DU: Fuck Rand Paul

US federal judge strikes down Idaho law banning most abortions performed after 20 weeks as unconstit

Errr... has Rand Paul just screwed the GOP's own pooch...

El comandante has left the building

Cheese snobs?

Every time I think I washed all the dishes, I always find more dirty ones.

Testing to see if I can Post a picture correctly.

Federal judge strikes down Idaho ban on late-term abortions

Signs that right-wingers have completely lost their marbles.

From al Durah to Badawi: Lethal journalism and Palestinian Propaganda's Manufacturing of Consent

My mother came through her surgery just fine.

Per Rachael Maddow, Scalia cited his own work in regards to

Unions are organizing for lobbying against austerity and sequestration - events in your area.

Talk about a rock and a hard place... My wife issue...

Bills Introduced To Raise Federal Minimum Wage To $10.10 An Hour

Out on bond, Dr. Brown takes the stand in divorce case

New York State Assembly votes to block fracking until 2015

Rancid Paul Revere

Have any Dems had the courage to join the filibuster?

New York State Assembly votes to block fracking until 2015

Hugo Chavez was a democrat, not a dictator

Jordan close to commissioning two nuclear reactors, declines to sign accord with U.S.

Jeb Bush Wants to Be President. Don't Laugh.


California seeks to lead on comprehensive immigration reform; Bill would provide workers with....

Fracking Ban Final in Fort Collins

New Sandy Hook Hoaxes Debunked

They're calling it the First Supper~

I need a fuggin hobby

Here's the Question: Is the targeted killing of Americans not engaged in criminal acts permissible?

Arrest in NYC crash that killed expectant parents

Is this the same Rand Paul who...

President Obama is showing his brilliance yet once again. !

Never forget

More gun laws? Fewer gun deaths.

Women, often working through unions, are transforming the world

So, in the past hour or so of this fillibuster

Holy shit! Ted Cruz said he's planning on introducing legislation...

Oh noes! Ted Cruz dragged Ayn Rand into the filibuster!

Elephants in the Dust - The African Elephant Crisis-Graphic Photos

Video: Sugar workers call on Target to back boycott

O'Rielly Defends Being a Dick Hole, Kirsten Powers: You're 100% Wrong.

Best Team EVER!

I love good design. Want a dirt-cheap laptop stand?

Twin Cities janitors, security officers ratify new contracts ( major victory for working families)

Cassandra Imploring Athena for Revenge Against Ajax

Opposition to same-sex marriage narrow and concentrated, study finds

Latin American leaders begin to arrive in Caracas

I'm three shots and a beer in. Anybody want to hang out?

Machinists oppose knives on aircraft

So CUTE! George Shultz Urges Congress, Including Republican Compatriots, To Act On Climate

Rand Paul is bad enough.

100 Airport food workers ratify first contract!!!

Smithsonian - 10th Annual Photo Contest

Minister: Canadian Tar Sands Are Green Because Of Canada's "Unmatched Environmental Record"

Pat Morita was 52 when he made "The Karate Kid". Ralph Macchio is now 52.

Since 2002, BLM_Alaska Has Spent $86 Million To Clean Up 18 Abandoned, Leaking "Legacy" Oil Wells

Tell Obama to Enact Immediate Moratorium on Fracking

March 6, 1978 - President Jimmy Carter invoked the Taft-Hartley law.....

Sexual violence scars Native American women

Costco CEO: Raise The Minimum Wage!

Koch, BP, Exxon Among Clients Of Firm Responsible For Analysis In State Dept. Keystone Report

Today in Labor History: March 6 Joe Hill, “the world’s largest unemployment line”, much more

Sad to note the passing of Stompin' Tom Connors.

Ethics Committee Investigation on Senators that received FREE expensive dinner from Pres Obama???

Does anyone surf to APOD?

Hope Solo's 911 call

Death Valley National Park Designated as Largest International Dark Sky Park

Fewer gun deaths in states with most gun laws, study finds

Presidential Constitutional Authority Is NOW A Hot Topic On Everyone's Lips?

Guilty verdict for Gulfport man who said he talked to devil about killing his mother

Bought an exfoliating body sponge. Twilight thinks it is a gift for her. What off label

Tell Congress to Expedite Renewable Energy

Women Don't Like Buying Cars Made In Detroit

Falklanders Vote 170 Years After Argentina Offer

Republicans emerge from dinner optimistic about deficit deal

Approaching 12 Hour Mark, Paul-Led Filibuster Continues

WTF are you thinking..Ron Wyden?

Stewart Applauds Rand Paul For Using Filibuster Over Drones Issue ‘Worth Kicking Up A Fuss For’

"F-35 fighter panned by U.S. test pilots"

Another responsible dog owner: Boy dies after pit bull attack in Wisconsin

US wasted billions in rebuilding Iraq

'It belongs to us' Argentina claims Falkland Islands referendum is pointless

I just stumbled upon another Right Wing mania: Progressive Insurance Company!

A little a Traveling music!

McConnell Joins Filibuster Of Brennan Nomination

Rock guitarist Alvin Lee dies at 68

Drones, Caitlin Halligan, and Real Politics (or, Ya Been Had...)

Ron Finley: A guerilla gardener in South Central LA

There weren't any Kamikazes at Pearl Harbor

John Kerry Concedes Iran Is Moving Closer to Possessing Nuclear Weapon

My son, a high school senior, is preparing for a debate and he must take the position that America

Rand Paul ends filibuster

I think some people are confusing John O. Brennan with L. Paul Bremer....

Hey Mitt!! How you doing?

Sen. Rand Paul Ends Filibuster On Brennan Nomination

A Day of Tears After Chavez Death in Venezuela

Conan's humor sucks

Awesome Perks Of Being An English Major #1 - (Things my daughter posts on FB)

Undergraduate Senate votes against divestment bill

Awesome Perks of Being an English Major #18

GM Seeds and the Militarization of Food (And Everything Else)

Google says FBI watching the web

Israeli Arab brothers convicted for helping Hamas plan terror attacks

Awesome perk of being an English (or liberal arts) major #3

"Why yes, those are beer cans in my pants."

WH: Statement by the Press Secretary on Next Week’s Caucus Meetings

OREO Separator Machine #2 — Toy Scientists Bill and Barry

Kenya flunks Elections 101. (Their version of Florida 2000.)

Obama looks to make big deficit deal with GOP

The Country That Stopped Reading

Syrian rebels seize U.N. peacekeepers near Golan Heights

Anti-Semitic poster kills debate on Zionism in Belgium

Hitachi warns over EDF nuclear talks

***Winter Photo Contest Finals***

Winter Finals are up!

State workers in line for pay raise

Why North Korea is turning up the heat again? - Key Rsolve Exercise

Round Rock officer shoots himself in foot

The report on Ed's show about the growth of militia/hate groups and the lack of adequate personnel

Senator ends long floor speech blocking CIA pick

After Japan Arrest, Will Genshiro Kawamoto Lose Kahala Houses?

Arlington council says no to joining DART

Senate Democrats Threaten To Reignite Filibuster Reform

GOP Governor Begs Her Party To Expand Medicaid: ‘The Human Cost Of This Tragedy Can’t Be Calculated’

Tattoo fail

Navy cancels 'South Texas Shootout' Air Show in response to budget cuts

Beltway Confidential - Behind the Scenes of the Sequestration

Regarding a foundation for talking about pro- and anti- drone positions:

In 1914, a boy chained his bike to a tree to fight in the war. And he....

Keystone analyst's claims of impartiality conflict with unredacted documents

From an Occult Perspective, Atheism is a More Simplistic Belief System Than Christianity

you think America is a socialist country?

A no-brainer to everyone — except the gun lobby

How sweet! What a charming notion.

Best Buy Backs Away from Telecommuting

Disappearing Ink: What will happen to all the books?

Spy watchdog SIRC seems strangely uninterested in Galati and Porter cases

Where conservatives should move to get away from Obamacare

Palast on Chavez - very interesting - PBS is "Chevron TV."

Costco, Vintage Vinyl break with other businesses in backing increase in minimum wage

Red-light cameras debated before Missouri appeals court

Please help a newbie about understanding obama care

"...some things should happen on soft pages, not cold metal." A letter from Harper Lee to Oprah:

Italy Court Sentences Berlusconi to 1 Year Jail in Wiretap Trial

Processed meat 'early death' link

Pentagon linked to Iraqi torture centers by Central American ‘dirty war’ veteran

Yvette Cooper: End student visitor visa loopholes

Ok, what I got out of the long thread with over 500

Stacked Deck

A Palestinian Insult to Rosa Parks

Why Do Gay Porn Stars Kill Themselves?

Furious over sanctions, NKorea vows to nuke US

NOAA: 2012 saw second largest rise in climate emissions on record

General: Heart attack killed a suffering Chavez

Is it appropriate to make people PROVE they've made "positive" posts about this country on DU?

Inspector general report: U.S. cannot account for $1.7 billion spent in Iraq

Kenny Ball, jazz trumpeter, dies at 82

Hitler's brother

Did I read this correctly? In jail 22 mos NEVER SAW A JUDGE?

Toon: GOP Philosophy in Action

Tom the Dancing Bug toon: Sequester the Space references!

??? Military Contracts Awarded On 3.6.2013

How Public Libraries Have Become Spare Homeless Shelters (Hard Times USA)

RoJo: Education Was Better in 1830s, But Dems have "Dumbed-Down Our Population" to Get Votes

Teachers Make Handy Scapegoats, But Spiraling Inequality Is Really What Ails Our Education System

Veteran Faces Jail Time for Treating PTSD With Medical Marijuana

ACLU Launches Nationwide Police Militarization Investigation

One of the Most Powerful Portrayals of What Has Happened to America That You WIll Ever See

Obama is about to fold like a cheap suit

Australia's native frogs beat invasive toads

The haunting beauty of the ladies of the Old West

A Blueprint for a Takeover: Wisconsin Republicans Lied While the Kochs Schemed

Follow the money.

New rule forces banks to recognise losses earlier

New Research Points to Brain Injuries in College Football

Real work

Fencing off wild lions from humans 'could save them'

Questions Exist for DA and Presiding John Doe Judge on Using Wrong Standard of Proof

This Is The US Missile No Ship Will See Coming Until It's Too Late

Former Lackland trainer sentenced to 3 months in jail

Advocacy group’s report pegs ‘living wage’ at $16.13 for single adults

Rand Paul Thanks Colleagues For Standing With Him During Filibuster

Polar bear trade ban vote defeated at meeting

NYT's Thomas B. Edsall: The War on Entitlements

Robert Reich on the stock market and the rest of us

Australia links 'angry summer' to climate change – at last

Rand Paul is Cordially Invited to Kiss My Ass

House passes bill requiring Post Office to continue Saturday service

Is anybody alerting on things over at DU2? I saw posts praising Rand Paul there!

Insurance only part of disaster resilience, says climate change panel

Army Central Command leader wanted larger force in Afghanistan after 2014

Wealth Inequality Is a Problem, but How Do You Even Begin to Solve It?

Marine Corps to Stop Tuition Assistance

Obama Administration Pushing 9-11 Authorization Far Beyond Reason Or Original Intent

Reef Rammers Hailed as Heroes

Should the President be able to use Drone attacks against American citizens on American soil?

Jeb Bush Wavers On His 'Path' to The White House

republicans are the defenders of personal freedom?


A statement from Worker's Power on the local 1181 Bus Driver's strike...

Organizing For Action Reverses Course, Opts Against Corporate Donations

An interesting fact: All annual federal spending is less than 6% of US wealth.

Jobless claims improve again, near five-year low

HAHAHAHA Windows RT, spurned and dying

Funny, I haven't heard a word from Joe Scar about this...

Evangelicals Use Bible to Sway Republicans on Immigration

Gutting the Postal Service.

DRM disaster plagues SimCity launch

Now Lunch With Ryan And Budget Committee At The White House

Chávez leaves legacy of economic disarray

Abandoned Apartment Complex

NYT's Joe Nocera Ably Shows Why Environmental Reporters Who Understand Topic = Good Thing

Ailing snowy owl found in Omaha, now recuperated, heads north to freedom (with photos)

This is how they get away with it! Protect our water!

Wealth inequality will keep growing unless workers demand better

Mocking Men With Femininity

Voter fraud finally comes to light in Minnesota!

NFL: Concussions down on kickoffs...

Rand Paul Praises Horrendous Supreme Court Decision, Would Let Employers Ruthlessly Exploit Workers

Apparent Amnesia Victim Mary Landrieu Calls For Renewed Federal Oil & Gas Contracts For BP

Do you play computer / console games?

UK Spreme Court may force government to follow EU pollution law

Rand Paul is Cordially Invited to Kiss My Ass

Federal judge strikes down Idaho ban on late-term abortions

Too Big to Fail...Too Big to Prosecute--Big Banks Once Again...

In Race for Kerry's Seat, Markey Leads Lynch (and all GOP candidates) by Wide Margin in New Poll

Thursday TOON Roundup 1 - Repubs

Does anyone believe that if Gore had been inaugurated as POTUS in 2000,

Senators seek tougher gun background checks for mentally ill

Northern Flicker Woodpecker photo taken by a friend

The Sequester is Good for You, and Other GOP Lies by Will Pitt

Breaking News: New Group to Oppose Corporate (Education) Reforms

Energy Department plans to ship Hanford nuke waste to New Mexico

The Supreme Court Is On The Verge Of Making An Unprecedented Power Grab

The Good, Racist People - By TA-NEHISI COATES

Thursday Toon Roundup 2- Markets

Thursday Toon Roundup 3- Senate and JEB

Thursday TOON Roundup 4- the rest

Breaking: David Petraeus linked to Brutal Torture in Iraq (TPM/Guardian)

U.S. probes racial disparities in Seattle school discipline

If I Had a Rocket Launcher...

Opponents Spell Out Case Against Mine Bill

Has NPR Joined Peter Peterson's Crusade Against Social Security and Medicare? by Dean Baker

Today's YouTube pick for the Lounge.

What is the one thing that you wished you would've done in your life?

Look over there! What Rand Paul’s filibuster accomplished

National Anthem - Radiohead

Australia, citing nuclear test, bars North Korea from reopening embassy

Care2: Demand Investigation into Concentration Camp for Dogs in Sarajevo

How Mathminded kids kill time.

(Satire) Confused FBI Agents Continue Search For Harlem Sheikh

Posted a Post Office thread in GD.

INFOGRAPHIC: How Universal Preschool Is an Economic Boon to Working Mothers

U.S. Economy Added 198,000 Private-Sector Jobs in February, According to ADP Employment Report

This is What Austerity Looks Like… And It’s Just the beginning.

On “spending,” Republicans are immune to facts

One-cop Georgia town considers making gun ownership mandatory

Take Ten Pills - Capitol Steps

Baby Russert and Totally False Equivalence

Rand Paul: Any attack on Israel will be treated as an attack on the United States

If the Dalai Lama Were Pope

General Motors to hire 1,000 in Arizona as it moves IT jobs in-house

Have you ever had a power outage?

How Deregulation Resurrected American Economic Insecurity — Paul Craig Roberts

Gun “Background Check” on Pentagon

Man Allegedly Stuffs PBR Cans In His Pants, Claims They Are His Penis

Individual Honor versus Unpleasant History: The Battle Still Rages Over What Vietnam Means

today is my one month anniversary!

How to make a paper crossbow.

For graywarrior.

New Sanctions Imposed on North Korea as it Warns of Pre-emptive Nuclear Attack

Colbert Busch Highlights Business Experience In First Campaign Ad

If a republican had won the last election for president, Rand Paul would have been for drones.

Grayson: Obama must not give in to GOP’s ‘unquenchable thirst to hurt the needy’

Have A Cookie, Huckleberry - Esquire - Charlie Pierce

New York National Rifle Association official barred from carrying a gun

California wants Wal-Mart employees to help consumers enroll in healthcare expansion

Today in Peace and Justice history on March 7, 1965

Michelle Rhee and Rupert Murdoch lose in LA...

Today in Peace and Justice history on March 7, 1965

Meet ALEC's Equally Despicable Anti-Choice Cousin -- AUL

Yahoo's Mayer gets $1.1 million bonus

So Syrian rebels have captured UN peace keepers

Looking for a term for a certain filmmaking "device"

Big East, Catholic 7 reach agreement

Charity Takes Gun Lobby Closer to Its Quarry

Will no meteor rid us of these meddlesome Villagers? endorses Democratic U.S. Rep. Ed Markey in U.S. Senate race

The boys are BACK

CEO as Fairy Godfather.. (Undercover Boss)

Republicans say the darndest things

"In his pants" is the phrase for today. Modify a thread title to include "in his pants".

Icahn Ratchets Up Dell Fight

Mixed Signals: Jobless Claims Dip; Layoff Plans Rise

Israeli president: The EU model of bringing peace to a continent could apply to the Middle East

Fireball Risk Forces Total to Revamp Site Near Nuclear Plant

Rand Paul supports "swift drone action" based on a "reasonable suspicion" of an "imminent danger"

Do you think the NSA has backdoors to Google and Facebook?

JCPenney Is Quietly Firing More Store Employees After A 'Secret Broadcast'

Seen in the window of a Dallas business:

Poor Scholars Hit by Money Squeeze From Wealthy Colleges

General foresees end to grim rise in Army suicides

I am looking for a genuine usa produced honey. Any recommendations. nm

Venezuelans’ Quality of Life Improved in UN Index Under Chavez

It’s ALEC Not President Obama That is Trampling Constitutional Rights

8 injuries reported in Granite City steel plant explosion

Democrats Protest Committee Vote With Rare Walkout, Decry Lack Of Bipartisanship

Test baking today: Oatmeal cookies with assorted dried fruit - need ideas

F-35 fighter jet plagued by poor visibility, Pentagon report warns

So, what's the alternative (re: Drones)?

Rand Paul: I Decided Against Using Catheter During Filibuster

Pic Of The Moment: Eric Holder Admits It: Elizabeth Warren Was Right About Big Banks

US official: Bin Laden spokesman caught in Jordan

Prices soar, enthusiasm dives for F-35 Lightning; pilots worry about visibility problem

Did you ever have to serve time in detention hall?

"Investors Seek Ways to Profit From Global Warming"

Thom Hartmann: Vaya con Dios, Hugo Chàvez, mi Amigo

Breaking Bad - 1995 Style

Will humanity survive capitalism?

Well, I guess it's time to break out the old pitcher…

I can drive! Now Mrs. V. doesn't have that stress anymore!

Guantánamo-bound barge loses cargo into ocean

Mood t-shirt for today:

Nuclear Fights Loss of Credibility in Europe, Westinghouse Says: "the Olkiluoto effect"

The Rude Pundit: Random Observations on Rand Paul's Filibuster

McGramps tearing Rand Paul a new one live in the Senate

When You Pay Minimum Wage, You Get Minimum Work

Dual-Use Solar Dehydrator|Mini-Greenhouse

Fukushima workers 'told to ignore radiation alerts'

You could lose your voice in county government through this bill

McCain and Graham currently beating down Raul Paul RE:filibuster on CSPAN2

The Sequester is Good for You, and Other GOP Lies

You were wrong. Now shut the f*ck up.

US to equip Afghan army with drone capabilies: Gen. Mattis

These Photos From The 1,000-Mile Dog Sled Race Through Alaska Will Melt Your Heart

Kansas casts eye on teachers' unions

Tony Perkins endorses the kidnapping of children from their gay parents

"A cheap, quick path to poisoning the innocent , helpless creatures of Mesoamerica. Firestone Corp

Schoolteacher, Civil Rights Activist, and General Rabble Rouser: Elizabeth Jennings Graham

Thom Hartmann: Right Wing Crazies aren't Crazy Anymore...

Rand Paul Praises Horrendous Supreme Court Decision, Would Let Employers Ruthlessly Exploit Workers


Clinton in Poll Tops Christie Who Beats Biden, Cuomo Lags

The God Argument: the Case Against Religion and For Humanism by AC Grayling – review

Military pledges support for Maduro's candidacy

ABC News: Box of "Liberal Causes" stolen from DNC warehouse. Libertarians suspected.

The 'crying wolf' meme takes root

Nice online assist for teachers

Israel's segregated bus lines have touched a nerve

'God.js' lets you program and enforce your own browser-based religion

Top Tester Says F-35A 'Immature' For Training; JPO Says 'Ready For Training'

cat sees the rotating snake illusion

Jon Stewart Praises GOP Senator For Talking Filibuster For Right Reason (VIDEO)

Planned Parenthood Slams Edgy City Ad Campaign On Teen Pregnancy

Republican senator too lazy to use Google finally gets his answer

Beyond Sequestration, Christianity Quietly Converges

Haven't the Bushes stolen enough from us already?

Democrats in the Senate CAN pass a budget plan eliminating the sequestration..

How Guys Will Use Google Glass

Minimum Wage Laws Now!

FIFA Writes to Nigerian Football Association Over Reported Ban on Lesbians

Bin Laden's Son-in-Law in Custody in New York

The enemy of your enemy is not always your friend.

US warns North Korea over 'suicidal' nuclear threat as UN expands sanctions

Unreported Side Effects of Drugs Are Found Using Internet Search Data, Study Finds


Man with stolen sword, blind cat, arrested on suspicion of burglary


At least Rand Paul got up on his feet and spoke.

John McCain would have utterly destroyed the US economy causing tremendous pain


Daylight Saving Time


Hamas blocks humanitarian aid from reaching Gaza

Harry Reid Winks At Revisiting Filibuster Reform

38 DYI food gifts that can be used all year long

Do people think President couldn't use the military if one of these "patriot" groups attacked?

I may have a regret or two ...

20-easy-tricks-for-improving-vintage-clothes that are too small or too large

The President is not the king of Law Enforcement

The Perfect Logic of Boehner’s Crazy Sequester Strategy

Video Discovered Of The Roots Of Gun Nuttery!

I hate it when I work until 4 AM and end up sleeping til noon

Tomorrow my contract ends.

Not This Shit AGAIN

US, Israeli Threats Of Force Against Iran Are Illegal And Harm Chances For A Deal

They are NOT the TEA Party ... when you see a "Don't Tread on Me" flag/bumper sticker, remember ...

Ney on John Boner; He was a chain- smoking, relentless wine drinker who was more interested .....

Sequester vote breakdown

Must remember this:

Jim Himes, Former Goldman Sachs Executive, Introduces Bill To Deregulate Derivatives

Critical Part of Keystone Report Done by Firms with Deep Oil Industry Ties

Croatia set to join the European Union on July 1.

Both Republican and Democratic Senate cloakrooms have catheters

Attorney General: Aaron Swartz Case Was a ‘Good Use of Prosecutorial Discretion’

Sharing a post in the DU Marketplace...

It's No Secret - Joann Garrett

What's for Dinner ~ Thursday March 7th

On Rand Paul on FB

Teachers do more.

12 Step Alternatives

Mothers Ask Kraft to Take Out Dangerous Chemical Ingredient in the U.S (Macaroni & Cheese)

Then: 'Why doesn't Obama hang out w/ republicans?' Now: Obama hangout a 'setup'

Jobless Claims Fall as Labor Recovery Grinds On

Tuna Recall Blamed on Seal

Breaking: Attorney General - Obama Can't Order Drone Attack On Americans On US Soil

Bipartisan Bill on ‘Straw’ Gun Purchases Clears Senate Panel

2016 Clinton-Warren - Is it too soon?

Attorney General Responds to Paul On Drone Strikes

Time After Time - Step By Step

The one crime for which punishment without trial is appropriate

Federal judge strikes down Idaho ban on late-term abortions

McCain: All Rand Paul's stunt did was fire up impressionable libertarian kids in college dorms

Officer suspended after gun discharged in school

Africanized honeybees swarm 2 park employees in Tampa, FL.....

DU ate my brackets!

Question: What would the torture debate have looked like if Bush had been a Dem?

Heads UP Pres about to sign Violence against Women Act - VP to speak n/t

New I-9 form to be released tomorrow

Bill seeks to close 'terror gap' in gun sales

(R-NE) Johanns, other Rebublican senators meet with Obama

The DCCC says it's OK to cut Medicare, just not too fast, OK?

Kansas casts eye on teachers' unions

Three articles on shutting down coal plants

Rand Paul considered catheter for filibuster: ‘I’ve put them in before’

Curiosity sleeps as solar blast races toward Mars

Venezuela Bans Alcohol for Period of Chavez Mourning

Krugman: The EU is "one of the best things to have happened to humanity over the past century".

The tweet that beat an insurance giant: Twitter backlash helps family WIN its battle against

Efforts to avoid gov't shutdown move to Senate

New Sony Nose Buds Allow Users To Blast Different Smells Into Nostrils

Caffeine shot in nectar: for bee memory, not buzz

Rand Paul, Ted Cruz and some media have conflated this use of force issue way beyond the basics.

Senator's filibuster on CIA nominee divides GOP

Whedon directs Much Ado About Nothing. Trailer. God yes.

This has to be one of the best singles ads ever printed.

Rand Paul opens new line of inquiry: demands WH response on scope of authority to close government

An oldie but goodie I made back in '04 .... Remember when Dubya wanted to go to Mars

The internet will be Very Different soon.

"Iraq was a Republican war, championed by Republicans, advocated by Republicans, defended by ...

Current TV's Gore Sued Over Al Jazeera Sale

Richard Trumka, AFL-CIO Chief, Reflects On Unions' Thinning Ranks, Calls For New Strategies

Pentagon investigating link between US military and torture centres in Iraq

The sequester

Testing 1, 2, 3 ...

President Obama signs the Violence Against Women Act (Picture)

If Rand Paul were President he'd be happy to use drone strikes against American citizens on US soil.

Planned Parenthood Day - Austin (pic)

Mediocre Art - (there is an art to living)

Miami Marlins, desperate to fill stadium for opening day, offering ‘buy one, get one free’ tickets

Secret - Do not look here (not really)

I know I'm a pain about this, but here is a video tribute to my nephew, Joel

Meet 34 Corporations That Help Inflate The NRA’s Membership

Former wife: NRA official banned from carrying gun after ‘years of domestic violence’

Has anyone seen the documentary How To Survive A Plague?

Facebook adds more personal touches to News Feed

REPUBLICANS!! Lost-election blues? Want to get away?

McCrory signs bill blocking Medicaid expansion

On principle I will never give kudos to a Libertarian.

Heads Up: President Obama signs the Violence Against Women Act

An unfortunate, but accurate quote from Hugo Chavez...

Pilots N Paws - Fly me away: Pilots, volunteers unite to rescue animals

Falcons owner, Atlanta mayor reach deal on downtown stadium

Sen. Hansen Goes Mining For Answers

Senate moves toward CIA nominee vote

Great idea Skinner, Elad and Earl to bring this back !

Amazing.... Upcoming movie, 'Liberace' actors...

First question has to be: Is Meta-Discussion coming back?

Did I just get locked out of Meta?

About that whole language thing that we kick around

If this means an end to the highly divisive META, in two words, THANK YOU!

The Meta forum just went bye-bye.

James O'Keefe owes $100,000 BONUS: Wonkette DU Shoutout!

Pilots N Paws - Fly me away: Pilots, volunteers unite to rescue animals

Let me show you my new favorite thing in the whole world

Some good articles on Chavez...

Where are my keys?

Applebee’s waitress asks patron for ID, gets own stolen driver’s license in return

Thank you!

Ask The Administrators is back!

Right Wing Paranoia

Is it cool to change our questions to you after you've answered?

Kenya Presidential Vote Tabulation Fails, 'Computer Bug' Blamed, Count Restarts by Hand

Ask The Administrators is back!

Yanno . . . its funny . . . . .

B’Tselem appeals decision not to indict in wounding of Eran Cohen at demonstration in Bil'in,

Pew: Tea Partyers are more likely than all other Americans to support reductions in foreign aid and

Are you all tired of getting "thank you" posts yet?

Do you expect to make other changes soon?

Is it possible, and what must be done to start a new group? n/t

Time Warner spinning off Time Inc. magazines

There Are 17,000 Of These Now. What If There Was Zero?

Brennan Confirmed to Lead the C.I.A.

Tariq Ali: Hugo Chávez and me

Will admins open a 'metadone' clinic thread for posters

Every $1 We Invest In This Could Save $6 On Housing, Healthcare, And Public Services

Greek far-right (Golden Dawn) candidate’s threat to foreigners caught on tape

Kudos to the Admins.

Would it be possible to establish more specific guidelines for juries?

Where are the Snowdens of yesteryear?

"what do you mean? where is it?" "I'm telling you, kid, it's been completely blown away"

Can we add "no whining about DU" to...

Could somebody recommend a drum machine for EDM?

Jon Stewart Shows Irrational Stupidity of GOP Objection To Head Start Without Impunity (VIDEO)

Dear Ask

I hate medical researchers sometimes -

Where the hell am I supposed to get my outrage now?

Will the Rec function be available for ATA threads?

You probably don't need another thank you post... but thank you!

Thank You Admins!

Cartman all grown up, and boy is he pissed

the 30 corporations which paid NO INCOME Taxes 2008-2010 - Citizens for Tax Justice

Excellent move! Really appreciate it!

Since Meta is gone,


Texas A&M issues alert for campus-wide bomb threat for Friday

wow! thank you so much for this n/t

Why did you get rid of meta?

Any chance the content of a couple of bookmarked threads

"US to honour Indian rape victim as woman of courage" -- right-wing spin


"The Roberts court stands on the brink of making an error of historic proportions."

Ignore function

Thanks, Admins!

who is doing a happy dance? I AM.

Can you handle another thank you? Because really,

Sen. Bernie Sanders Statement on Why He Voted Against Brennan for CIA Director

TO: Administrators

Dewhurst sues former campaign manager over missing money

Ex-Springfield Police Commissioner Edward Flynn has heated exchange on gun control

Sen. Graham Slams Fellow GOP Senators On Drone Hypocrisy, Votes FOR Brennan BECAUSE Of Filibuster

I think it can't be said enough... the wonderful (seriously) "Ask the Administrators" Group is back!

Dallas DA refuses to testify, held in contempt

Rep. Terry (R-NE) renews push for Keystone pipeline

White House Explores How to Make 'War on Terror' Policies 'Permanent'

Texas’ tighter laws severely limit number of abortions performed

what is the back story on the creation of Meta, anyway?

OUCH: McCain, Graham Slams Teabagger Paul.

Palestinian, 23, dies of wounds sustained in clashes with IDF soldiers

Just what I need after a shitty day at work...

Tariq Ali: Hugo Chávez and me

Jimi Hendrix - People, Hell and Angels ... Thirteen minutes and 44 seconds of new Hendrix

Pope betting - Odds to become the next pope – Ghana’s Peter Turkson listed as favorite

Along the line of suckage removal . . . . how about gun threads in GD?

Once in a lifetime beauty

Dems reaping what they sowed with (patheticly) weak filibuster reform

It doesn't take much to impress the right wing Tea Party.

Far out.

All Hell Is Breaking Loose on the Right After McCain Slams Rand Paul’s Filibuster

One more thank you.

Interesting idea to remove Meta and replace it with this group. Well done and thank you!

Payback for 2/3 majority ruling? Senators want to trim state Supreme Court

States Cut Prison Budgets While NOT Cutting Prison Populations

Most beautiful place in the world, to you ?

The Good, Racist People...

What other new forums do you think DU needs?

State Dept Makes Ridiculous Claim: Keystone XL Pipeline Environmentally Sound

Another question about posts about DU in other forums

Sniff, Sniff: New Form of Animal Communication Discovered

On “spending,” Republicans are immune to facts - Jamelle Bouie, WaPo

Are the current hosts of the former Whine Cellar in some sort of limbo from which they can never

Voting plan for 2014!!

Thanks to Rand Paul I've lost all the investor funding for my Hellfire Missile Cafe chain.

Is This Peptide a Key to Happiness? Findings Suggests Possible New Treatment for Depression, Other D

About the ignore function:

Wisconsin: While you are here ...

Whoa! I thought I stepped into the third dimension!

Obama's Dining Room Diplomacy~Why his charm offensive could yield a grand bargain

I want an Editorial from Admin.

President Barack Obama signs the Violence Against Women Act - pics

Eric Holder's Ridiculous Drone Answers

Our deeply unbalanced fiscal debate - Greg Sargent, WaPo

A hearty welcome to all the Meta folks! Come in, sit down, enjoy the fun!

Regulation Vacation Celebration!

Time To Raise Hell!!!!

4-Year-Old Misquoted To Sound Violent

Is a drone attack on Americans really that far-fetched??

Short and sweet so he can understand it

US postpones award for Egyptian woman over tweets

10 things you now get to keep w/ Obamacare

BREAKING NEWS: DU'S Meta-Forum eliminated.

U.S. to investigate UNC's handling of sex assault reports


Catheter and Ron Paul?

Chavez body to go on permanent display

What he said - What they heard

Update on petition for psychology, civil rights and justice group

Elton John-Holy Moses let us live in peace....

The Best Way to Wear a Fox

Sarah Weddington responding to Tweety

I'm just pretending to start this thread.

Yet another member of the GOP's I got mine f you club

Sen. Carl Levin, 78, Powerful Voice For Michigan, Won't Run For Re-Election

Rand Paul Explodes in the Senate!

Perks Of Being An English Major #31

Texas Public Schools cannot pay their August bills. Moving the 2013-14 funding over from September

Real Men are Kind to Animals (I love this pic!)

Brennan confirmation roll call

Soliciting questions to Ask the DU Administrators

Holy Shit! Did you see this?

Leahy Votes No On Brennan Over Access To Drone Policy

"The Battle of Evermore" by... The Wilson Sisters?!?

A plea to new DU'ers

Inmate awarded $15.5 million for spending 22 months in solitary confinement

Study of 11,300 years of weather suggests record warming ahead

The replacement of Meta with ATA is timely and appreciated. wondering if you could...

More than 25% of Americans raiding 401(k)s to pay bills

With Meta gone, a few quick questions:

Pinch Me: Ravitch, et al. Announce New National *REAL* Reform Org:

Tea Party Congressman Introduces A Hilarious Amendment To Stop Obama From Golfing

Kansas state GOP representative proposes legislation banning abortion clinic staff...

Sen. Carl Levin (D-MI) Will Not Run Again

Russian cartoon with subtitles - cute

Soviet College Admission — My Dad's Story (1970)

So McConnell never told other Senators what cuts Obama had put on the table?

Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.) will not seek reelection in 2014

Pick-a-Pope from the Sweet Sistine, the Ecumenical Eight, the Flagellent Four, the Diocese Duo...

Breaking via Reuters: U.S. charges Osama bin Laden's son-in-law in New York City with conspiracy

Very Red Flag Over Cancer Center's Survival Claims Treatment Centers of America)

Thank you.

Egypt cancels parliamentary vote dates after court ruling

technical question about passwords and special characters

today in women's herstory

Why did rand Paul blah for 13th hours

Medical tourism offers travel firms untapped growth

Illinois deal on fracking could be national model

Women's work - Why is science still institutionally sexist?

President Barack Obama signs the Violence Against Women Act - pics (cross-post)

Pity The Poor Immigrant: How Jeb Bush Prevented Deportation Of An Illegal Alien (And Terrorist)

a biography of the day-henrietta johnston (earliest known female artist in colonies)

James O'Keefe To Pay $100K Settlement To Former ACORN Employee

Ukip leader Nigel Farage accused of making threats in bid to win funding

EU to vote on porn ban, calls for Internet enforcement

Don't believe the McCain/Graham/Paul hype. It's all about fundraising.

This guy boasted that he could play any stringed instrument calling himself King Of Strings

How much is a brazillion??

Emptiness: The Most Misunderstood Word in Buddhism

The wild card in Venezuela: armed Chavistas

Pandora CEO Kennedy to step down

Sesame Street’s The Count Celebrates One Billion YouTube Views The Only Way He Knows How

Three CIA contractors to pay $3 million to settle corruption allegations

Italy kingmaker's anti-Jewish views under scrutiny

Pentagon IDs ‘non-lethal’ weapon used to quell disturbance by prisoners at Guantanamo

FBI Complains that Sequestration Cuts will Hinder its Snail’s-Paced Wall Street Investigations

Confidential HIV Test Results Stored in Secret Michigan Database for a Decade

Landscapes of the Metropolis of Death: Reflections on Memory and Imagination by Otto Dov Kulka

2014 US Senate Election-MI(OPEN-Levin-D)

Ecover to turn sea plastic into bottles in pioneering recycling scheme

Countdown to Robb's inevitable banning in 3... 2... 1...

OK so I am a volunteer for Organize for Action and will have an event Civic Action: Save the Social Safety Net --- Our help is needed:

Daylight Savings Time is THIS SUNDAY

Sequestration And The Impact On Hungry Americans

Hat tip to Robb!!

Ga. backs relaxing gun laws for mentally ill

Okay, has Pyongyang launched a missile at Anchorage yet?

How Obama Beat the Israel Lobby

Arkansas GOP eyes Planned Parenthood funds next

Iraq's depleted uranium clean-up to cost $30m as contamination spreads

Haiti Prisoners Testify in 'Baby Doc' Case

With sincerest of apologies to The Bard...

Do Background Checks on these guys!

Sanders, Reid, DeFazio Introduce Legislation to Strengthen Social Security

Yet one more heart-felt thank you!

Randi Weingarten Reportedly Arrested For Protesting Philadelphia School Closure Hearing

Remove Clacking Volume Up Down Noise...

Video: 19 Years After Massacre At Tomb Of The Patriarchs, Israel Continues To...

Bill suggests anger management classes for those purchasing ammo


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