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Archives: March 8, 2013

Sailors From Civil War Era to Be Buried

Sarkozy 'Greater Paris' plan given go-ahead by French government

Thanks for this group and the other changes.

Gun control debate fueling ‘explosive’ rise in far-right extremist groups: report

WSJ: Boeing Had Considered Battery Fire Nearly Impossible, Report Says

How to grow a backbone... (Carl Levin's Retirement)

Elastigirl named top screen mum

Prepare to Cry.

Against the Neo-Atheists

A nice song for the META refugees

blah blah in 3, 2, 1 ^^^^ THIS ^^^^ . nt

RIP Meta-discussion (6th Dec 2011 - 7th Mar 2013)

Sen. Carl Levin not running for re-election in 2014

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Friday, 8 March 2013

Why is "Meta" off-line?

Fine Tuning The Message

Redefining Marriage

Antarctic Lake Vostok yields 'new bacterial life'

Oh Lord Help Us

Pulitzer-Winning Reporter Digs into Our Processed Food Addiction

Frozen Android phones give up data secrets

AG Abbott ad laments schools not teaching guns or Bible

Surveillance camera catches convenience store attack

N.H. Republican Lawmakers Allege Missing Constitutional Amendment Was Purposely Deleted in 1871

A Guide To The Conservative Movement In One Handy Chart

Well kids, now that Sen. Levin is not running, we have a tall 2014 order in front of us.

Obama to U.S. Jews: Still room for Iran diplomacy, no point in 'chest beating'

US court charges al-Qaida spokesman on 9/11 crimes

WikiLeaks accomplice is no hero

Fox should just give it up and close up shop…

Powerful women are not like the rest of us

Senator Carl Levin, THANK YOU for your service, THANK YOU Thank you, thank you

2014 MI US Senate and MI Governors Election.

Long Island town bans booing at board meetings

I'm sure that it lifts and separates too…

Take Five (Fresh Hell edition)

Children not allowerd to play pretend Army games with imaginary guns in the school playground (UK)

Akira Kurosawa's "After the Rain" Full Movie

The Sm@rt Bu$h is disavowing his immigration stand: "We wrote this book last year, not this year.”

Ignorant people are really starting to bum me out.

Senate panel backs crackdown on clandestine gun sales

YMCA bans blind runner from track after collisions

What is the policy on jury results now?

Brownback to national viewers: 'We're seeking tax refugees'

CNN Breaking: 60,000 federal workers responsible for securing borders to be furloughed

Ancient Mega-Flood on Mars Revealed in 3D

The Surprising Brain Differences Between Democrats - Mother Jones

Canada's glaciers could shrink by a fifth by 2100

I've just realized, with Meta gone, the Metaites will be flooding into GD

US Nissan workers at Geneva Motor Show

Class of 1978 and 1984 US Senators that are retiring.

Is discussion of community standards/jury results


How are alerts handled in ATA?

Oswald's Gun and the Decline of American Politics

NYC Subway Musicians - Ebony Hillbillies

Grand Rapids Call Center Workers Win Union Election (IWW)

Do you guys have any plans to bring the Buddy system back?

Bill Clinton: It's time to overturn DOMA

Bill Clinton: It’s time to overturn DOMA

Fine examples why we still need the Civil Rights act

Faculty at Plymouth State looking to form union


Thank you from someone with no self control.

Do I get a prize for most annoying condition ?

Is "Ask The Admins," like Meta was, invisible to non-members, or can non-members also see the forum?

Locked-out longshore union alleges unfair labor practice

Lobbyists Sell Filibusters and Profit From Senate Dysfunction

A NYC Neighborhood Newspaper re: St. Pat's For All Parade last Sunday

If you are keep track or pulling reports on average daily alerts

It's called "Stigmatization"…


Why the furor over drones? Even weaponized drones?

How Workers Laid Off from a Chicago Factory Took It Over Themselves (now they own it)

Konna Yume wo mita - Akira Kurosawa's Dreams

What's your favorite canned whole tomatoes?

Domestic abuse law expanded to protect gays, immigrants

well, I for one will miss the proctology forum

"The Twilight Samurai" Full Movie

Wendy's new North Pacific fish sandwich (Fukushima?)

Ginger-Orange Duck Cassoulet

No question, just a big thank-you.

Jury sides with woman firefighter in harassment lawsuit

So ... if the Grand Sequestration is not so big a deal, according to some Republicans ...

SXSW Interactive’s biggest star, Grumpy Cat, in Austin

Hanging' with The Bard. Ask us anything.

Paintball Poison: Airborne Marksmen To Take Aim At Invasive Plants

When a drug costs 30 times what it once did

Fo Teach Pidgin o Not Fo Teach Pidgin — Das Da Question

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Cheney, Forever . . & a new kitty? or Doggie gif

Boeing 787 battery fire was difficult to control

How come clients who want immediate turnarounds are the slowest to pay their invoices?

Papantonio: Obama Surrounds Himself With Spineless “Yes Men”

Recent assessment of climate sensitivity: +7.8C per doubling of CO2

James O’Keefe Ordered to Pay $100,000 to Victim of His False ACORN ‘Exposé’ (VIDEO)

US household wealth regains pre-recession peak

Recent assessment of climate sensitivity: +7.8C per doubling of CO2

AP: Recent heat spike unlike anything in 11,000 years

HELP WANTED IN MI! Need Progressive Charismatic WOMEN to run for Governor and Senate!!

Just watched "Saving Rhino Phila" and now "Rhino Wars"

Rand Paul needs a history lesson.

USW Advocates Rep. Rahall’s American Jobs Infrastructure Bill

Oh, Damn. It just occurred to me that the Lounge is about to be over run by Meta

Sen. Sanders:Don't Cut Benefits for Seniors and Veterans

Interior nominee Jewell tells Senate she'll balance development, conservation

Arkansas congresswoman is off her rocker.

Tis is going to leave a mark, Amazon STOPS selling SimCity digital downloads

North Korea says it ends peace pacts with South


Ambassador Oren Tells AIPAC Likud Supports Two States

Extremist Republicans Present: The Sequester

Nixon-Obama toon

Nelson, GA May Soon Require Citizens To Own Guns In Homes.

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

birds of waller creek

Former Rick Perry Aide Got $162,500 Bonus

Offutt's (Air Base) 2,000 civilian employee furloughs will start in late April

Staring down the rabbit hole

Is there an elected politician that you agree with 100% of the time?

Honorable Military Whistleblower: Why Daniel Davis Is and Bradley Manning Is Not

Chavez Beyond the Black and White

Earlier Ignorant People Post - Response - Hate Media Has Had A Terrible Toll On The Nation

I think it's time for Eric Holder to be replaced


Questions arise about Colorado House testimony on gun bill

34,996 34,997 34,998 34,999 OMAHA STEVE post # 35,000 or bottles of beer on the wall?

Here are some shocking statistics about the prevalence of domestic violence:

Can I say, admitting my own faults fully....thank you? nt

Interior Dept. Nominee Is Questioned on Public Land Use

How the Freak is my electric bill $100.00 a month?

96% women feel unsafe after sunset in Delhi: Survey

After Bush Era Decline, US Now World’s Top Oil Producer

Macy's has a close out price on the Quisinart DLC-8S for $90

Building a powerful company that used the free market system to excell....

Nectar That Gives Bees a Buzz Lures Them Back for More

When I die, I want my body to be permanently displayed.

"Heist of the century: Wall Street's role in the financial crisis"

West Virginia Democrats resist attempts at gun control

too cute. an ode to meta, and the guys playing.

Longshoremen reach tentative deal at NY, NJ ports

Boston Globe: Prospects limited for new gun control laws

The GOP Likes "Hatchet" Cuts As Long As It Is Not Defense Or Homeland Security

Any idea when the alert metrics will kick in on our profiles (all noted as "coming soon")?

Protect Your Memory With Dr. Neal Barnard, The Man Who Says You Can Prevent Alzheimer's

23 Philly schools to close; some arrested at rally

IMHO the greatest monologue in movie history...(NSFW)

I am Blue Tonight

ohiosmith and his dog have a deep conversation about life. And stuff.


Not a single fuck was given that day. (If he/she is performing, why are the others taking the bow?)

The Amish chapter of MADD runs particularly aggressive campaigns.

When it comes to lasagna, most people think of him as MiddleFingerGarfieldMom.

For the serious doubters in The Lounge, photographic PROOF that MFM has a very active sex life.

"Fox News' Van Susteren Leads Charge To Hound Benghazi Survivors"

Oh this is going to be good.

Oh, whatever are we going to do without the daily Meta drama pitting DUers against each other?

Oh man. Project Runway was a duct tape competition.

Ten Random Pieces of Advice From MrScorpio

if abraham lincoln had a drone (i don't know with a time machine or whatever)

Get a Brain! Morans

My mother is home from the hospital.

It Looks Like The American People Are Their Own Worst Enemy.

North Korea Cancels Peace Agreement With South (cancelling 'hotline')

"Is Antonin Scalia the Vilest Person in Washington?"

Thank you, Bradley Manning! I am proud to be British because of you.

The end of era. Miyamoto discusses retirement.

Best move you could have made.

Joe Scarborough, then and now

7 stray and abused animals turn into beloved pets: Before and after pics

About the Terrorist who will be appearing in U.S. Federal court--Republicans who are complain about

U.N. Starts Talks to Free Peacekeepers Held by Syria Rebels

I left my car keys in Meta. How the hell am I supposed to get them back now?

I loved Meta but I understand your decision.


Progressive commercial seen on our TV

Views on eyeglass styles

The Gish Gallop finally comes to a halt

Despite Salient Filibuster Point, Rand Paul Still Completely Berserk

Why You Work So Hard For Less - American Workers Have Been Royally Screwed.

Here in Raleigh, we just had an ad on the teevee for North Dakota regarding fracking!

"97 Percent Of Republicans Use Government Social Programs: Survey"

Deans send letter to Obama protesting conduct of a sham vaccination campaign in OBL hunt

Drip-feeding Chinese culture in Sudan

Republicans exploring plans to insure more low-income Texans

So, was it the Illuminati or the Bilderbergers that killed Meta?

RECD = Really Existing Capitalist Democracy by Noam Chomsky

The father of all men is 340,000 years old

"Why There's a Bull Market for Stocks and a Bear Market for Workers"

(France) Boy, 8, left for dead after 'exorcism' by family

The father of all men is 340,000 years old

Fouled food found at Ikeas in France, Russia (sausages, chocolate cakes)

after all his hip-hop bs at the filibuster, rubio voted to confirm john brennan for cia director.

Why does Hollywood bother?

I'm getting the strangest feeling of Deja Vu.

Lion was in holding cage before attack

(France) Jihad Boy Wears 9/11 Bomb T-Shirt To School

Mexico: Supreme Court rules that anti-gay slurs are hate speech

Why do some on the Left keep saying that Pres. Obama is "center-right"?

Giant Naked Lady Northumberlandia To Wear World's Biggest Red Nose

Ash fungus genetic code unravelled

Glue On And Gallop Off: The Slip-On Horse Shoe

My father left us a stone jar collection that we have decided to sell.

Papantonio: Rand Paul Crazies Fracturing GOP

Awesome. That gigantic sucking sound I hear is a lot of bile leaving the pages...

Special Report: Behind a cancer-treatment firm's rosy survival claims

Bumble Bee recalls some 5-ounce canned tuna

Al Sharpton's Epic Takedown Of Dick Cheney And Puppet Bush

Move over Benghazi - we now have "calligraphy-gate"

how do I take a screenshot of a whole page?

Michigan Senate: Levin to Retire, But Open Seat Remains Safe for Now

TCM Schedule for Friday, March 1, 2013 -- What's On Tonight -- TCM Spotlight: Roberto Rossellini

Wal-Mart's Nude Child Photo Policy Hits 9th

County May Be Liable After Gun Range Mishap

The King of the Nerds turned out to be a good show

Agency to Share Info on Genetically Altered Pests

The Kitty "Thrilla from Manila"

China overtakes US as world’s largest importer of oil

North St. Louis County neighborhood residents await EPA findings on toxic leak

There needs to be Moderators

Luxury senior center wants non-profit status, would cost Kirkwood $1 million

Right wing loopy logic: The minimum wage causes MORE dependency!

NORAD evacuated for 4.5 hours after packages arouse suspicions

UN, Cutting Off North Korea's Finances

House GOP debates changing Medicare sooner than they'd planned

Italy's MPS bank's David Rossi found dead in Siena

physicists measure speed of Einstein’s ‘spooky action at a distance’: At least 10k x speed of light

West Wing Week!

Julian Bond on Colbert

Hugo Chávez kept his promise to the people of Venezuela

Texas Lawmaker Files Bill to Regulate Self-Driving Cars

Robert Reich: The Myth of Americans Living Beyond Their Means

House Finch photo taken by a friend

Post some music to listen to.

VIDEO: Gibbon and tiger cubs

Potential Democratic candidates for Levin-MI seat.

For all of you that loved Jackeens


Did you know that...

Texas Family Planning Blunder: Residents On The Hook For $5 Billion In Educational Expenses

Ron Wyden says CIA confirmation battle was about more than drones

State budget writers beefing up funding for student financial aid

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

How to "scrub" an older PC with a Windows XP operating system?

Berlusconi Sentenced to Jail Time

What Kind Of News Station Assassinates The Character Of A 4-Year-Old?

U.S. Ambassador Asks U.N. Colleagues to Stop Showing Up Drunk to Meetings

Rand Paul's PR Sham

Who knew? Iditarod Trail teeming with celebrity look-alikes

Republican Budget Bill Defunds Nonexistent ACORN… Again

Stewart Hilariously Suggests Bill O’Reilly For Next Pope, But Doubts He’ll Accept The ‘Demotion’

Colbert."Yes, I used to beat my girlfriend

Teen Lorelei Decker, Cancer Patient, Gets Insurance To Approve Transplant Through Twitter

Hugo Chavez's body to go on permanent display

March 8: National Peanut Cluster Day

March 8, 1782 Gnadenhutten massacre takes place at Gnadenhutten, Ohio

March 8, 1924 Castle Gate Mine disaster

Bright comet 'lighting sky' as it flies by EarthBy Rebecca Morelle

March 8, 1817 – The New York Stock Exchange is founded.

Forest Service may let more fires burn

Environmentalists: Navy training plan doesn't protect endangered species like blue whales

Hugo Chavez, Dream Maker

From a more innocent time: State Department To Hold Enemy Tryouts Next Week

Hugo Chavez, Dream Maker

Antarctic ice volume measured

wonder why we have a "baby boomers" group and a "senior" group

El Comandante Has Left The Building

French judge orders 'Aladdin's caves' of shopaholic Saudi princess Maha Al-Sudairi to be seized

The world is hottest it has been since the end of the ice age - and the temperature's still rising

Twitter fight for insurance coverage

Akira Kurosawa's "Rashomon" 1950

"Dark Water": The original Japanese Version (2002) Horror

Why is this always ignored?

Justin Verlander, Detroit Tigers Pitcher, Would Welcome Gay Teammate

"The party of Lincoln..." defined by Garrison Keillor...

Has anyone here had a fecal transplant for constipation? I'm considering trying it.

‘Palestinian Only’ Buses in Israel: The Big Lies are Back

2 eagles found dead from gunshot wounds in Nebraska

Happy International Women's Day: Our political rights around the world mapped

Iconic - Beautiful Post Offices going on the auction block

"Keep Calm" --- a poem for International Women's Day

Didn't know if anyone in Genealogy group caught this thread from science on DNA

Ah do Declai-ah. Lindsay Graham has the vapahs again

Pentagon investigating link between US military and torture centres in Iraq

Should Reid require that ALL filibusters be talking filbusters?

My beef with drones is not the boogey-man "on US soil", it's Obama's Bush-Lite Doctrine

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

imo: eos!

China warns against Korea escalation

Granny Kay, the heart and soul of the Crawford Peace House, has passed.

- America Will Never Recover from Bush's Great Foreign Policy Disaster

MA Prosecutor Lets Rumsfeld Walk, Charges Protester Instead

Retailers report a ‘difficult’ February

Why People React Differently to Panhandlers (Hard Times USA)

No More Excuses: Soaring Market Latest Evidence of Need to Tax Wall Street

Why We Invariably Turn to the “Experts” Who Were Never Right When It Comes to Iraq

Antarctic Lake Vostok yields 'new bacterial life'

State single payer moving right along

Steady US job gains likely continued in February

Peter Van Buren, One Day Even the Drones Will Have to Land

What happened to the Meta Forum?!

Public Announcement: Public Meeting to Discuss Hydraulic Fracturing.

Peter van Buren: Worst foreign policy blunder ever


I saw in one ATA thread

Conservative Supreme Court Justices’ View on Our Right to Vote is Shocking!

Justice for Mary - innocent German Sheperd poisoned to death (E action)

Big ol' Nor'easter has stalled out over Boston

Paul Krugman: Bad Ideas That Will Never Die

February payroll employment rises (+236,000); unemployment rate edges down (7.7%)

The electors are all in Rome...

S Africa fears 2013 rhino slaughter will break records

Vatican reporter John Thavis: Sex, Lies and the Vatican

Gabby Giffords is this years "Profiles in Courage" award winner

Sex Ed Without Condoms? Welcome to Mississippi

Why Decriminalizing Smoking Heroin Would't Be as Crazy as It Might Sound

“There Is No Planet B”

Just served on my first Meta > Lounge pissing match jury...

Offshore Cash Hoard Expands by $183 Billion at Companies

Latest jobs report is out. Damn the uncertainty fairy and full steam ahead.

Rand Paul's Filibuster Got Him Almost 3,500 Twitter Followers an Hour...

"It's always the wacko birds on right and left that get the media megaphone."

Julian Assange in Sweden

Chris Hedges @ the Truthdig retreat, pts. I & II

Investors Embrace Climate Change, Chase Hotter Profits

NAACP vows to fight N.C. voter ID efforts

Chris Hedges @ the Truthdig retreat, pts. III & IV

A Texas Bill Would Bar Warrantless Collection of Cell Phone Location Data

Chris Hedges @ the Truthdig retreat, pts. V & VI

Stephen Slevin: $15.5 million awarded in solitary confinement case

Republicans: giving us less and still demanding full price

Reconciliation in Iraq is impossible without US truth about its dirty war

Rachel Maddow: Cigarettes kill, guns kill--but gun makers protected from responsibility

Nuke Sludge Leaking at Hanford

Good current event topic for a 5th grader?

Fox News in the waiting room

'i think our party needs something new, fresh and different.....'

2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014

Large rise in CO2 emissions sounds climate change alarm

New Offensive in Republican War on Democracy

Kraft Macaroni and Cheese ingredients called into question by concerned Moms

Friday TOON Roundup 2 -Economy and Sequester

Georgia town mulls MANDATORY gun ownership

Apps: The New Job Killers

Friday TOON Roundup 1- Repubs and drones

The Commons: Think of the F-35 as a Senate with wings

Friday TOON Roundup 3 -Rights

"Mission Unaccomplished, Madness of King George, Potemkin Chicken Factories"

Friday TOON Roundup 4- The Rest

Capitalism sure seems to be doing OK under our socialist regime...

Sequestration Means Less $$$ To Harden Northeast Transit Against Future Storms

Test Pilots: Stealth Jet’s Blind Spot Will Get It ‘Gunned Every Time’

The silence of your friends hurts more than the words of your enemies.

Join the oldest and boldest civil rights organization in the nation.

How to Join the NAACP

Operation Condor Trial Tackles Coordinated Campaign to Kill Leftists - Obama Not Cooperating

Today in 1948: The Supreme Court invalidates religious instruction in public schools

Beware of a New Banking Bubble

BART Fares and Parking Fees Set to Rise

CO2 Is A Greenhouse Gas, Not A Sin You Commit In Your Heart

Short, powerful video tackles the subject of unsafe drinking water.

Sleepless America: The Deadly Cost of Fatigue in Transportation

George Zimmerman Skips 'Stand Your Ground' Hearing That Could End Case

Snowing like MAD here in So. Cal.

The Good, Racist People - TA-NEHISI COATES

If A Driverless Car Crashes, Who's Liable?

KRUGMAN: The Market Speaks

Rand Paul Mulling 2016 Bid

Kentucky 'Religious Freedom' Bill Clears Senate, Opponents Warn It May Gut Civil Rights Protections

Leaked Pentagon Report: The F-35 Won't Stand A Chance In Aerial Combat

*Gabrielle Giffords To Receive JFK Profile in Courage Award*

larry flynt to porn actresses: DON’T DO IT... It just takes your soul.

Juan Williams Accused Of Plagiarism (But It's Not His Fault)

Military Contracts Awarded On 3.7.2013

Happy International Women's Day--see the google doodle for this day

RE: Closing Meta -

I just reached a milestone in Jury Service

Good Jobs Report This Month - What Will Be The Effects Of This Sequester.....

‘Dumb’ Identity Thief Hands Waitress Her Own Stolen ID Card

10 MoJo Profiles of Fierce Women on International Women's Day

Giffords gets Profile in Courage award

Improving fuel distribution effectiveness in Afghanistan

Coroner's office says lion escaped cage to attack woman

Today in Peace and Justice history on March 8, 1908

Today in Peace and Justice history on March 8, 1908

Gee, I can't see anything bad ever coming from this. At all.

America's unsustainable inequality

In my mailbox today...

Oklahoma Republicans keep spending money, even as state agencies are forced to cut budgets

No more Fight Club?

Pizza with prosciutto and caramelized onions

Contagion: Officials Warn of Deadly New Virus

Global Temperatures Highest in 4,000 Years

Some House republicans now lying about how they voted for VAWA

Pic of the Moment: Bill Clinton: DOMA should be overturned.

The Invisible Fist: The GOP respects the hand of the market, but disrespects those who work for it

Chavez wasted money on health care when he could have built skyscrapers

Navy creates iPad app for managing stress and fending off PTSD

An Atheist church?!?! Surely you jest!

J.C. Penney Cutting 2,200 Jobs as Sales Plunge

Firearm Legislation and Firearm-Related Fatalities in the United States


Getting rid of Meta in favor of ask the administrators is a bad idea

Dow Jones Record-Setting Rally May Be ‘Near the Top’

Sheryl Sandberg, Meet Richard Nixon: Why We Don’t Have Universal Childcare

What Does the Consumer Data Industry Know About You?

I have successfully boycotted Celebrity Apprentice

What is the longest time you have worked at the same company?

Cenk Uygur: The 3 Real Problems With Drone Strikes


Haaretz “Fixes” Misleading Story About Ethiopian Women

Kerry's Statement: International Women's Day

Survivor Caramoan - Episode 4 Discussion Thread - NO SPOILERS PLEASE

The Pro-Palestinian Left's Hamas Blindspot

OK DU females is this story B/S about women can't exercise or stay active while pregnant

Well This Sucks...

Some FACTS about Venezuela (GRAPHS)

Anti-bullying (gay) school principal fired in Oregon.

Two Cheers for Bill Clinton

The Perfect War: How VietNam became the living laboratory for Corporate Wars of Conquest

Father Guido Sarducci: "Find the Popes in the Pizza" contest

Recent Heat Spike Like Nothing in 11,000 Years

Rabid right-wing dogfight: Pam Geller accuses CPAC of suborning Sharia Law

Carne Ross's blog, Dr. David Kelly, Iraq WMD, on the 10th anniversary

Politician reverse photo identification

Russia FM Says Syria President ‘Not Bluffing’ About Staying Put; Rebels Hold Onto UN Troops

Can someone please answer a question about the stock market in simple terms?

Boy! Was I ever wrong!

Rubio moves to the right of House GOP (on Affordable Care Act)

Brilliant 15 yr old tells awesome tale!

River Phoenix's Last Film To Premiere In Miami

John Fugelsang: ‘I stand with Rand’ — but not all of his plan

Friday Falco!

Young Earth Creationist Duane Gish has died.

Just in case you have not seen this peer-reviewed study...

Can you still get fired for being gay?

UN Hopes for Cease-Fire to Free 21 Peacekeepers

Rollins College boots student religious group off campus

You said -

'Forgotten' inmate gets $15.5 million settlement from N.M. county

C-Span Claims Devastating Hit By Rand Paul's 'Drone'

Pentagon chief Hagel makes 1st trip to Afghanistan

Statement by the President on International Women’s Day

found a funny ass lounge thread in the archives...

Manchester CT snow

Berkeley councilman proposes email tax to fund Postal Service

The gun-grabbers now coming after our kids!

Ok, ladies. New makeup trend....

Live coverage of the funeral of Hugo Chavez

Ex-police officer admits selling John Terry information to Sun

Please welcome this 1st Meta refugee and try to make them feel at home...

Is this a seriously bold statement?

Elizabeth Colbert-Busch is running for Congress in SC's 1st District (Stephen's sister)

Office for Budget Responsibility points out Cameron is a liar

Kid Asks His Dad A Science Question

Thom Hartmann: BREAKING: Climate Catastrophe - Closer Than We Think

Vatican Says Conclave to Elect New Pope Will Begin Tuesday

Sen. Warren: "What does it take?" to punish big banks for money laundering

Elves blew his mind

Mexed Missages

It’s About the Work, Not the Office

Marc Jacobs' 'faux fur' garments actually use the coats of Chinese canines

Why Do Some Progressives Dismiss Rand Paul For His Wrongs, But Not President Obama For His?

Richard Wolff: Austerity: Another "Policy Mistake" Again

Meet the Press Reenactment with John Fugelsang.

When Israel's military aggression against Palestinians becomes civilian aggression

Postal Service Looks to Sell Historic Buildings

Marijuana’s Medicinal Value Vindicated Once Again, This Time For The Elderly

I grabbed Orrex's car keys before Meta went down

Editing Wikipedia?

How To Prove Obama LOWERED The Deficit In Four Easy And Indisputable Steps

Just announced: The popesters will convene for voting next Tuesday.

What Carl Levin's Retirement Means for Michigan and for Democrats

BBC and UK Guardian have live coverage of Chavez funeral service

Just got a poll from Boy Scouts of America

The Myth of Bob Woodward: Why Is This Man an American Icon?

Religion has a woman problem

McCain Calls Paul, Cruz, Amash ‘Wacko Birds’

Why Oz the Great and Powerful Is A Major Step Back For Witches and Women

Thom Hartmann: GOP Wants Anarchy between CEOs & Workers!

Parents, Religion Guard Against College Drinking

TV reality shows find a new theme: Religion vs. temptation

Drones use in the USA

After Sanctions Vote, 2 Koreas Ratchet Up Attack Threats

Obama’s Choice for Labor Secretary Said to Be Justice’s Perez

Lets get something straight

Turtle 'victory' at wildlife meeting

Nigeria's Cost & Energy-Efficient Floating Schools

Patton Oswalt: What gun owners think they look like...

Quinnipiac poll: Clinton would beat Christie in 2016. Biden or Cuomo would lose to Christie.

Obama in Israel: Can he overcome low expectations?

Taking Another Look at FEMA Aid To Houses Of Worship

Obama in Israel: The start of a new era?

Obama To U.S. Jews: Still Room For Iran Diplomacy, No Point In 'Chest Beating'

New York lawmaker: 2013 ‘a superb year’ to pass single-payer health care

Sequestration Hits Army Tuition Assistance

Super sweet friendship between a boy and his bulldog

Should charter schools run an entire public school district?

Nevada Nominee Drops From US Judge Consideration (District Judge Elissa Cadish)

Officials: Most NYC High School Grads Need Remedial Help Before Entering CUNY Community Colleges

The New Mystiques (Coontz)

Real customer service in a supermarket. Not the Walmart style.

Neglected prisoner gets $15.5 million after serving 22 months in solitary

Levin Gladly Takes the Blame for Blocking Filibuster Reform

Einstein’s ‘spooky action at a distance’: At least 10,000 times faster than light

Population Connection going to Capitol Hill Days for population stabilization.

After marathon is cancelled, will Gaza's women speak out?

NYC Activist Mocks Randi's "Rosa Parks" Moment; Delivers a Punch in the Political Nose

Yet Another Fucking Music Festival!

Nebraska voter ID debate rages in committee hearing (outnumbered supporters by a nearly 5-to-1)

Posted with no comment.

Serbian Home Balances on a Rock For 45 Years

Violence Against Women Is a Choice Men Make: 4 Ways to Make the Right One

Funniest Memes Mocking the War on Women (in honor of International Women's Day)

Sen. Warren: Banks That Launder Drug Cash Should Be Busted

Spring Lake dog attacked with samurai sword

Good Public Radio Story on Whether PA. Municipalities Will be Allowed to Regulate Fracking Locations

Smeagol Sings Mad World

Is there any pharmaceutical company

I started a levain culture today

So just now at school I got yelled at

In Texas, Water Use for Fracking Stirs Concerns

Snow Day, Who wants to come out and play?


Media Obsession About 2014, 2016 Is All About Their Disliking President Obama

What is your opinion of the movie Napoleon Dynamite?

‘Hitler should have killed all Jews,’ teens in Holland say

Unemployment rate lowest in four year 7.7% - what was Boehner's response???

I'm not sure if you remember this...

Quick Question

A Forest Year.

Labor secretary pick rumored to be Thomas Perez, Assistant Attorney General for civil rights

Retired lab chimps see the sky for the first time

america gets good news job numbers and johnny boehner pisses all over it....

Fukushima, Japan's Nuclear Disaster--Two Years Later

Hmmm...hoping this comes out right...

I asked Skinner this.

Has anyone watched Cinemax's series Hunted with Melissa George?

Michelle Obama’s style ‘dreadful,’ says designer Vivienne Westwood

PART III: Calling for Reinforcements from Behind Enemy Lines in the Fight Against Keystone XL

Why Meta posters might be happy to see the forum closed.

Does anyone else go meatless on Fridays? I just made Pasta Aglio e Olio

A silent thread for Meta refugees...

Former Argentine president Menem convicted of arms smuggling

Johnson & Johnson Must Pay in First Hip-Implant Case

The Rude Pundit - Your State Sucks: Arkansas Sucks Because Your Legislature Hates Women

foxnews: fair & balanced: White House suspends public tours, but first family trips in full swing

South Dakota Law Will Allow Guns in Classrooms

Hey, when did this happen?

Bill likely would end gun shows at Cow Palace (San Francisco)

I have the flu.

It Turns Out Rand Paul’s Filibuster Was a Pre-Planned Scam for Cash

Activism Suggestions Now for 2014

Papantonio: Gun Industry Will Fall Same Way As Tobacco Industry

I don't understand.

'Ya Think?

Anita Sarkeesian debuts first episode of "Tropes vs. Women"

Barn Owl webcam -- five eggs

Can we get a "bowing" smilie/emoticon?

Molecular Link Between the Active Component of Marijuana and Alzheimer's Disease Pathology

Hey graywarrior, ever hear of this guy? New England Bluesman Albert Cummings.

New Temperature record confirms - Last century's warming fastest in 11000 years

Good move.

Track and Field Athletes Test Positive, Eight Years Later

Strongsville teachers strike spurs talk of SB5 and subsequent repeal, but issue unlikely to resurfac

Shocking Video of Meta's lifespan

Latino is not a race, despite the Census debate

If we promise to be good can we haz meta?

Higher-ed leaders meet to discuss future of online education

Uhuru Kenyatta poised for victory in Kenyan election

Hugo Chávez’s Rotten Legacy

The Scariest Climate Change Graph Just Got Scarier

Tricky Questions (mental illness, addiction, guns)

From George Takei's fb page:

Dr. Michael Brown (former hand surgeon), sentenced to 180 days (updated)

It appears the lobbyists are gearing up to thwart raising the minimum wage

More News Outlets Say They Passed Up The Daily Caller's "Flimsy" Prostitution Story (even NY Post!)

How does one flunk 5th grade?

Senator Sheldon Whitehouse Sets the Record Straight on Climate Change

Hugo Chávez enshrined as 'comandante eternal'

SimCity Marketing Pulled by EA

Sarah Shahi on Person of Interest

Goody gumdrops

Hitler Reacts to New SimCity Launch

Thank you for closing meta. (Apologies for the repetition!)

Celebrating 65 Years Of The McCollum Ruling

Not able to get videos in Multimedia forum

Jameson Shovelpocalypse II: It Was Supposed To Be Three Inches

IDF Most Female-Friendly Army on Earth

Another cruise from hell:....Cruise returns to Port Everglades after over 100 norovirus cases

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand: Protecting Our Precious Right To Vote

Kansas lawmakers WILL NOT BE DENIED their lap dances........

Exclusive: Elisabeth Hasselbeck Leaving The View After Nine Years, Viewers Found Her "Too Extreme an

Former congressman convicted for notorious paramilitary massacre .

Senate Democrats Threaten To Reignite Filibuster Reform

Why can't people ignore posts or forums that upset them?

I have to admit, I kind of miss it!

So where was Barbara Boxer on the Drone Issue?

‘You’re My Best Friend,’ Says Obama To Drone That Appears Outside Bedroom Window Every Night

5 Kids Bravely Fighting Christian Domination of Their Schools

Colombian army ignores court, continues to recruit soldiers in forbidden raids .

Colombian army ignores court, continues to recruit soldiers in forbidden raids .

I heard Europes Economy Is Now Back To Growing and Healing... I Need Some Help

Do you like Disney princesses? Then you're a pev.

Colombia govt has committed crimes against humanity: Congressman .

Vineyard Light

Kill Anything That Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam by Nick Turse.

A female force in the Bolivarian revolution

Me and the President go waaaaaaay back

Bumble Bee tuna recall alert

Ruling Adds Another Chapter to Unsolved Italian Jet Crash

MSNBC - odd question about outages

Cayman Islands has SHUT DOWN HSBC (revoked their license)!

Is there any point in making comments in a jury decision?

Reince Priebus knows who is to blame for their losses.

UNO charter schools to allow teachers to join a union

Weekend Economists Salute El Commandante, Esteban de Jesús, El Mico Mandante March 8-10, 2013

Am I hearing correctly--sounds like talking heads on Bashir

Man pretends stolen beer is his member, ends up charged with assault

Ted Cruz, Rand Paul want drone language in CR

In 2003 I was all

Hello there, DUers! Another head-banging Friday Afternoon Challenge awaits with “Hommage”!

It was a ceremony of celebration and commemoration.

Economic Fallout From Sequester Cuts May Widen Amid Bottlenecks - (chaotic lines at MIA)

Mitt Romney's brother considering Michigan Senate bid.

US is one of three countries (Liberia and Papua New Guinea) with no right to paid maternity leave.

Any chance of bringing the unrec back?

Anyone here an expert on Swiss women, or Swiss dating?

The most evilest thing imaginable (pic)

Which Version of This Classic Song Do You Prefer?

What's for Dinner ~ Friday March 8th

Kan. House panel rejects bill on adult businesses

Naked Florida man professes his love for cocaine

Don't forget: the media will soon forget about Rand Paul.

If Mitt had won he'd be taking credit for the jobs report even though

NM's Gov Martinez was DA when prisoner 'lost' in solitary

Mixed buts...

here's a fine example of that liberal media we constantly hear about......

Somebody smashed the glass in the front door to my apartment building today. Hold me.

Google's front page celebrates International Women's Day. Did you notice?

For those sad that Chavez has died...


Crocodile tears in Florida- the fight for Medicaid expansion.

Forget Spending Cuts, the U.S. Economy Really Needs a $2 Trillion Stimulus

70-strong Israeli coalition nearing completion

Women are...

Father knows best?

In between rain storms

Obama prosecutes terrorist suspect, GOP complains

For those who aren't benefitting from the gains in the economy, Bernie

Well now that META is toast, we gotta give the denizens something to do.

Christian Conservative Pearl-Clutchers Get JCPenney To Pull SNL Ads In Light Of ‘Djesus Uncrossed’

Obama Made A Major Error In Allowing The Conversation To Turn To Deficit Reduction

The Myth of Bob Woodward

Samira Ibrahim acknowledges ‘anti-Zionist’ tweet

Pamela Gellar: CPAC has been infiltrated by the Muslim Brotherhood and they are enforcing Sharia Law

Top economists calls “near treason” Republican’s economic D.C.policies!

It Sure Looks Like The GOP Is Still Winning The War On Women

The submissive, indifferent Democrats

So NOW Republicans Care About Children!?!?

When Public Is Better-The problem is not too much government, but too passive a government.

Increasing longevity...and paying for it. A quandary.

Will Bernie Sanders filibuster Barack Obama?

Tweety lets the cat out of the bag!

Dianne Feinstein Says It: Veterans Shouldn’t Automatically Be Allowed To Have Guns; Could Have PTSD

Top Republicans Demand Obama Provide Coverage To People With Pre-Existing Conditions

Beautiful sunset-

Ball of Kitten

Build a Wall!

Increasing your lifespan and going broke. A quandary:

Brother can you spare some Meow Mix?

This pretty much says it all

Democrats are wimps?

9,9,9th floor!: Goofy looks, wacko politics, full on batshit crazy

Good point

Cop Assigned To School After Newtown Suspended For Firing Gun

Hellfire and Dalmatians!

Gene Simmons gets a piece of the construction toy market

On Eve Of Marriage Equality Cases, Justice Kennedy Suddenly Claims To Care About Judicial Restraint

Home Is Where the Fight Is

Binary poll: Chavez or Obama?

Yet Another Effing Music Festival

Venezuela slams Harper for ‘blunt, insensitive, impertinent’ remarks on Hugo Chavez’s death

Fox News’s Steven Crowder fistfight case (RTW protests in Lansing, MI): No charges

Big East completes football-basketball breakup

GRAPHIC NSFW Warning.... But hilarious.

McCain - Hagel

Greg Abbott - A possible Governor of Texas who would make even Rick Perry look moderate and sane

Dancing Nana! Life is good!

Netanyahu's Racism Against African Migrants By Proxy

Hugo Chavez: President, TV star, thorn in US side

Greedy, Lying Bastards - The Movie

TCM Schedule for Saturday, March 9, 2013 -- The Essentials: Long Weekends