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Archives: June 17, 2011

If the word of God includes the Song of Solomon, then why doesn't God resign?

So arrogant, they have even dispensed with the lube

Good overview of various perspectives concerning Alabama immigration law

The Police State (Horowitz, Henderson, Hayek...) Y'all better read this.

Consumer Spending Fades in China Economy

Mexican-American studies program nixed by Ariz. education chief

NYT: Reason Seen More as Weapon Than Path to Truth

A True Progressive Movement Should Be Larger Than Any One Politician

Hahn To File FEC Complaint over ad

Chinese President Arrives In Moscow To Boost Cooperation

Tea Bag Force! Limited-Edition Action Figures! Collect 'Em All! Unless You Hate America!

France bans fracking at home while Total S.A. fracks the crap out of tU.S. shale plays

Charlie Brown, you blockhead!

Bravo Senator McDonald, bravo!

Norquist To GOP 'Sluts-HaHa-popped your cherry-lost virginity-Now give me $2 trill in tax increases'

It seems to me that if Anthony had given the same speech

LOL! 2 GOP (Perry, Tony Sutton) use same "prophet in the home town" Bible dog whistle

Which GOP superstars are attending Glenn Beck’s Jerusalem rally?

Randi debates an idiot named Lucas

Global Economic Agenda Hits a Roadblock in Greece

Chinese-Made Counterfeit Weapons Parts 'Posing Risk To US National Security'

One of the last few allies of working class in Congress is gone.

David Vitter and the patronizing of prostitutes - Rachel is nailing

"Leave it, leave it, leave it." The words of a wise woman on

U.S. Backs UN Business Guidelines, Steps to Safeguard (Domestic) Workers

the press just sucks, yes you msnbc, lawrence and all the others

Netroots Russ Feingold live here!

Seven Step Plan for Media Domination and Opponent Destruction by Cenk Uygar 2005 posting

What will be the next excuse du jour for the Democratic "leadership"

Porn mogul offers job to disgraced US lawmaker

Public Service Announcement for prudish congressional members planning a vacation.

Weiner was the 110th most liberal Congress member, according to National Journal.

3 days and 1 night, and counting down.

So the Republicans are going to steal the Anti-War issue.

How's YOUR "Line In The Sand" Doing These Says ???

THE FORMULA: all they've got to do is embarrass the right people ...

So the next question.

"Top Ten Things Anthony Weiner has Said that are Worse than Sexting"

Something Can't Lose Steam If It Never Was

Feminists are wondering when Skinner will give us a free for all

If the Consumer Protection Bureau Has No Director By Its Start Date:

Nevada State Bar still reviewing grievances against Righthaven

Love toys....I mean sex toys....

Love toys....I mean sex toys....

Guess the lead report on ABC Nightline. C'mon folks, take a guess.

Clarence Thomas Can Breathe a Sigh of Relief with Weiner Downfall

Fraud Allegations Taint al-Zawahiri Victory

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Brad Friedman subs for Mike

Kansas Board of Regents approves tuition hikes for six state universities

Why don't state governments just push to repeal balanced-budget requirements?

Publicopoly-like monopoly with public sectors, brought 2 U by A.L.E.C.

If Weiner was a Republican...

Texas House OKs lower pay, furloughs for teachers

Rofl, now it's at the top of the page and the cow is on the bottom

Through The Looking Glass: 'DOJ: Calling Out Government Lies Would Endanger National Security'

What do folks here think would've happened if Weiner had just said, in the first place

Heads up - Keith Olbermann on Jimmy Fallon tonite.

anyone here old enough to remember past wave elections?

With the weakness of the Dems and the insanity of the Repubs, we need a NEW party

Why is it that the "good" Democrats say we cannot have purity

pro-life (mr fish)

After Campaigning Against The Stimulus, GOP Freshman Attends Opening Ceremony At Stimulus-Funded Job

My co-worker's father told him that he votes for politicians who keep

11 governors say nuke plants should be abolished, reduced (JAPAN)

This is not Class Warfare. This is class slaughter.

Garbage incinerators gaining attention (JAPAN)

Dylan Ratigan: America For Sale - Is Goldman Sachs Buying Your City?

Great, Rick Perry is a right wing religious nut.....

The Democrats caved... again!

330 govt workers died on duty / Compensation claims made easier for surviving family members (JAPAN)

Does anyone know anything about Michael Castner?

Does anyone know anything about Michael Castner?

Dan Choi Rips Up Obama Flyer: ‘I Won’t Support Obama If He Doesn’t Endorse Marriage Equality’

FactChecking Bachmann

FactChecking Bachmann

Heights of survival (JAPAN~feature story)

What we lost in Anthony Weiner...

Gang warfare kills 33 in Monterrey, Mexico

The Drug War---CUI BONO? (who benefits)?

What to Do When the President's Just Not That Into You

Rachel's Rant

And The Hits (To The Poor And The Rest Of Us) Just Keep On Coming !!! (Medicaid)


Resources regarding how many UPWARDLY mobile Americans...

Public sector pensions: Work longer and pay more, says Danny Alexander (UK)


Paul Ryan's Healthcare vouchers

Hope Continues To Fade... 'As Predicted, Medicaid On Chopping Block in Debt Limit Deal' - FDL

How Libby, Montana, Got Medicare for All

Joel Pett's cartoon, Lex. H/L, 6/17/'11, Spot ON !!!!

Suspect held amid Pentagon security scare

Cable Sucks (Power)

Divorce ads are OK - but "DAM Its a Vibrator" is reason to be up in arms

If the US Constitution sent nakey photos of itself to someone...

UN body calls for protection of gay rights

A most important political message for today

A most important political message for today

Activists urge gov't to allow animal rescue groups into Fukushima no-entry zone (JAPAN)

Try to be classy.

Man taken into custody near Pentagon

Man taken into custody near Pentagon

Is the Democratic Party loyal to YOU?

New malware steals your Bitcoin

This story really defines what the Republican Party is all about

Fuct Snooze© mouthpiece Martha MacCallum: Weiner "never gave anyone else five uninterrupted minutes"

Two (former) eaglets are sitting on branches right now

Why is it that no one seems to want to take on the behavior of Howard Stern's sidekick at the

Forecast predicts biggest Gulf dead zone ever

Have you been giving your small children milk to drink since the Fukushima meltdown?

Thanks to Facebook I spend less time here on politics and more time there talking about this:

So are these senatorial f*cks in New York gonna allow a floor vote on gay marriage or not?

So are these senatorial f*cks in New York gonna allow a floor vote on gay marriage or not?

Weiner Gate

Montel Williams OPENS Up POT SHOP In Sacramento

That's a lot of Liberal goin' on!

Weiner Fatigue: 63% Of Americans Are Sick Of The Anthony Weiner Story

Oh Noes! Obama loves pussy (cats)

Solution to our country's problems:

Surrendering the "middle ground"...

what crisis?

Please consider rec-ing the following post:

TNR: Mitt Romney: The Campaign Within the Conservative Movement to Take Him Down

Christie's proposal would give private companies unprecedented control of failing N.J. public school

Who's with me? The next time a republicon is involved in a scandal, big or small, legal or not

Friday Toons, part 4- War

Need some good news? A Lord in the UK just called for Rupert Murdoch to do jail time for phone hack

Friday Toons, part 2 -Election

Will Anthony Weiner bounce back?

Alabama senator unsure why he called blacks 'aborigines'

Is it legal for a state-supported college to collect money for charities in their

I Am Ready to Risk a Break with the Democratic Party

Knit for Japan and Make a Difference

It's clear that there are some hard feelings surrounding discussion of Weiner here on DU.

America KILLS (big pics)

Sick and #$%@&#% Tired of the anti-Obama Whining

Prescription pills blamed for 'Pharmageddon' in Kentucky (BBC)

The repuke tri-fector complete.

Dumb And Uninformed Elected Officials: "Now They're Going After The Babies"

One key thing to remember about the spineless, cave-in Dems.

K&R if you're sick to death of the Heathers

Feingold Criticizes Democrats for Forming Super PACs

Why does Obama prefer duplicity to a STRAIGHT-FORWARD DEFENCE of action in Libya?

Hey Nancy. Bushco ordered the CIA to spy on political enemy.

May I make a modest suggestion?

Bashir can't catch a break. - "Fresh protests erupt in Syria "

Alabama targets immigrant students

March on Bentonville

Can a State Supreme Court weaken the Miranda rule?


A frosty morn in Or-e-gon

What if a fake Democrat WINS the primary (WI recalls). Whow!!

In Midst of European Food Scare, US House Republicans Cut Food Safety Funding

Eisenhower's worst fears came true. We invent enemies to buy the bombs

Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN) calls for an end to the war on drugs

LulzSec jokes, taunts about its hacks

Bloombergvilles of the Future

Ryan's Shrewd Budget Payday

Ryan's Shrewd Budget Payday

Was the Soviet Union good for the U.S.?

Edited: Weiner voted for the Iraq War Resolution in 2002

In a parallel universe...

Next job creator in Wisconsin? Bail bondsmen

I would love to ask Mitt a question...

From a Florida Republican - "Things are worse than you may think"

It’s a Good Time to Be a Corporation

How many of the people you hear who are tired of the Dems were part of Bush's +90% approval rating?

How many of the people you hear who are tired of the Dems were part of Bush's +90% approval rating?

Any reporters asking for David Vitter's reaction to the Weiner resignation?

"Only the Dull and Stupid Fight Head-on: Some Strategic Thoughts"

Democrats as people, the only viable alternative to disaster capitalism.

Democrats as people, the only viable alternative to disaster capitalism.

Johann Hari: Cheap meat, MRSA and deadly greed

US helps Vietnam to eradicate deadly Agent Orange

Insurance Companies Increase Cost of Medical Treatment: Privatization is About Making Corporations B

Imagine that: Main Street is "Out of Sync" with Wall Street

Can't get your news from the American Media? Try Al Jeezera: Fukushima worse than you think.

Chart of the Day: The Death of Small Businesses


Banksters cry discrimination

Claims of Injustice Spur Wave of Unrest in China

City may pay millions in private tuition over lack of public school spots for special needs children

Obama as the Bernie Madoff of the Democratic Party

So today we lost four children in Afghanistan.

As Number of Medicaid Patients Goes Up, Their Benefits Are About to Drop

It's more important to campaign against

The Rude Pundit: This Is the Way the Weiner Ends: Not With a Bang But a Whimper

Working America's Dismal State

Have you changed your milk drinking habits since the Fukushima turducken?

I'm starting to pack up my possessions--the fire is getting close.

IF candidates are identifying themselves as "Tea Party candidates,"

Photo of the Day (JAPAN)

Michigan likely to lose a Democrat in Congress under proposed new congressional map

Washington’s Deeper Immorality

"The City" Of London - Citadel of the Bankster Mafia

James Fallows: Obama Is Wrong About Congress and Libya

Evacuees lose welfare benefits...(JAPAN)

cop tweeted inappropriate stuff.

Headlines your great-grandparents would never understand

March on Washington

Shocking Paul Ryan Budget News

Promoting Militarism While Hiding Bloodshed - Sirota

Ugh. I just heard John Lennon's "Power to the People" on a WWE commercial.

Schwarzenegger's popularity (among all groups) plunges in new poll, lowest ever,

Gov. Christie to delay implementing N.J.'s medical marijuana law

Media and politicians completely disconnected from American zeitgeist

I'm an Oliver Twist Democrat...

I'm an Oliver Twist Democrat...

How to deal with bullies

Japanese Scientist Makes Poop Burger

Price of oil is dropping like a rock.


How do you make words that come out of Michele Bachman's mouth tolerable? Easy. Add pugs.

What's up with all those abortion billboards targeting blacks and Latinos?

The dentist from hell

Clarence Thomas Can Breathe a Sigh of Relief with Weiner Downfall


In a heartbeat.

There's only 2 areas that I think President Obama needs to improve on

The choices could not be more clearly defined ...

So did Murdoch's WSJ lie to us? AARP says no change to SS policy...

Anthony Weiner's Next Gig - A Talk Radio Show

Enough Budget Slashing, Let's Flip

Politics - Is it a Theoretical Discipline?

Hail in NYC right now

I'm far more embarrassed at the widespread poverty in the USA than I ever was by Anthony Weiner

You have to stand for something.

Boy who lost friend and baseball teammate in tsunami returns to diamond (JAPAN)

Karma? (sarcasm alert) Breaking: Democrats Unexpectedly Regain Control of House as

FL Gov Rick Scott in firestorm for his veto of $2 million from Citrus Disease Research

Chris Christie tells caller "It's None of Your Business"

General Weiner Discussion.

On Father's Day -- Learning to Let Go of the Atticus Finch Gold Standard

Riot kissers tentatively identified

My letter to BofA - Why I cannot pay 3500.00 to close my house being sold as short sale

My letter to BofA - Why I cannot pay 3500.00 to close my house being sold as short sale

Pennsylvania Family "Therapy" monkey seized in Game Commission Raid by 2 dozen officers

When Gropenator ran for governor, H.W. Bush said he was "Loyal."

All these cuts in the safety forces, the downsizing that is going on...

SLIDESHOW: States' Assault On Abortion Rights

European Opposition to Nuclear Power Gaining Strength

Why women make better cops, docs, and world leaders

Jake Tapper asks White House about David Vitter

Rahm's first 30 days as mayor

Pentagon Wants to 'Extend' Afghanistan Surge

Domestic violence or revenge for AIDS - you decide

An Ugly Truth About The U.S. Economy

Repuke Agenda

Button Photo Tweeted By Shannon Moore & Lizz Winstead: "Those Who Can, Teach..."

Just watched Dr. Dean at Netroots Nation and of course was inspired.

HBO has been showing "Journey into Dyslexia" for the interested.

How to fix crumbling U.S. roads, rails and airways: Falling tax revenue is hurting U.S.

There is one one objective that makes sense of Rick Perry's actions:

No Debbie Downer posts today… It's Friday

Sarah Palin's favorite movie

AARP Denies Social Security Position has Changed, yet is Willing to Consider Cuts

Ryan's Shrewd Budget Payday

If there is one thing sure to draw me criticism in GD, it is this....

Your Facebook Status: Foreclosed.....

Scott Walker converts another citizen

Once again the "Very Serious David Brooks" tries to blame the financial crisis on ACORN

Olbermann talks ‘rumors’ of Boehner sex scandal

Fukushima's emergency power failure traced to U.S. design

Report: Paul Ryan May Personally Benefit From Preserving Billions In Taxpayer Oil

Chinese officials stole $120 billion, fled mainly to US (BBC)

Medicare is always projected to be insolvent

Paul Ryan, the Republican wiener

NJ Gov. Christie Calls Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes A Confidential Advisor

Bravo Rachel Maddow.

Freedom from oppression by corporate monopolies is a fundamental human right

Dear Dems,


Mama, don't let your babies grow up to be school teachers!

America Needs Taxes

Perhaps elected officials need a different oath

UN Backs Gay Rights (first time ever)


Bill Ayers: Can Canada really be scared of free-thinking?

US "incarcerates more people just for drug crimes than Western Europe..incarcerates for all crimes..

Self-deleted by member

toon -- Boots Hovering Above the Ground

How are the North Koreans coping?

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle declares the war on drugs a failure

Superintendent steps down to save school corporation

Wisconsin: Democrats will not run "placeholder" candidates in recall election

Kindle e-book store slammed by spam "authors"

To the DUers of Weiner's district

Friday Toons, part 5- Economy and the rest

June 14: Bob Herbert on Weiner

Keith Olbermann's SPECIAL COMMENT - June 15th - VIDEO

The NC GOP has lost all credibility when it comes to government spending

Nation Down To Last Hundred Grown-Ups

By Not Challenging the Tea Party, the White House Makes It Stronger

China Wants to Build City South of Boise, Idaho

Republicans in New York Now Stalling Marriage Equality Vote

Wisconsin: Walker appoints judge to Government Accountability Board

FCAT tampering in Florida, including Seminole County?

Death count in Sept. 11 attacks increases by 1

Do you want President Obama to get a second term?

Wisconsin: Blogger suspended 10 days for political work

U.S. General Jealous That Syrian Army Allowed To Attack Citizens

US corporations are figuring out that they don't need an American middle class

Wall Street's Tax on Us The Oil Speculators

Feinstein: Senate Panel Looking Into Allegation That Bush White House Wanted To 'Get' Professor

Kids Lemonade Stand At U.S. Open Fined $500 And Shut Down By Montgomery County

Free Entrance Day in the National Parks - June 21st

Various factions on the left are not satisfied with President Obama...

Palm Beach County jobless rate dipped in April..

Honolulu introduces new leaning bus benches to discourage homeless

Aid With Strings Attached The G8 and the Arab World

EU's contested plan for five-month paid maternity in limbo

Bambi vs. Godzilla

How many people here are considering running for congress next year....

Well, Duh headline: Teens Commonly Consume Unhealthy Soda, Sugary Drinks

You heard it here first...or maybe not.

Weiner-Hungry Cable News Won't Point Their Cameras At Nancy Pelosi If She TalkisAbout Jobs

Eat shit!

The "exciting" Tea Party alternative to "Summer Camp".

Sorry This May Be Dumb...But...

Brown's veto could spark 'war' over Calif. budget

Drunken Joyride On Steamroller Ends Badly

We'll see, the next time a reThug shows up with a dead hooker or a takes a bribe...

How's 'bout a show of hands? AARP: they do or don't first and foremost have senior's best interests

At what point does a death threat become hate speech?

J Curve

I shake my head at the car from the grocery store...

'Saudi women, start your engines:'

'Saudi women, start your engines:'

Quite possibly the most insane ramblings I have seen yet

Since 1980, the number of Americans in jail on drug convictions has risen fourteen HUNDRED percent.

This is what Worker Dignity looks like ... from the woman who forged FDR's New Deal

When Only "Crazies" See the Bank Giveaway for What It Was

Jimmy Carter: Call off the global drug war

How Bad Are Credit Default Swaps?

Uk is pondering pillaging pensions

Toles Friday rant: Stick a fork in the road, it’s done edition

I would like to see a Robert Gibbs show on Current.

There's no place like home. There's no place like home. - Giffords coming for first visit to Tucson

A company my company is doing business with held up a promise and moved 1500 jobs to the US.

How Today's Conservatism Lost Touch with Reality - Excellent write by Fareed Zakaria, Time Mag

Why Is There a DILDO on This

Why do people get all worked up over what random people say on message boards?

CNN is orgasmic over this conservative gathering but ignoring Netroots

As Richest Pay Lowest Taxes in a Generation, Bachmann Would End Income Tax for 23,000 Millionaires

Call Off the Global Drug War By JIMMY CARTER

Keith On Fallon:‘There Are All Sorts of Rumors About John Boehner Too’

The Unexpected Danger of Alien Space Squids

Cenk is killing it

Please help us out in FL. by liking this FB page to recall Scott before he crushes us.

"Well, f—- it, I don’t care what you think. I’m trying to do the right thing.”

I am a proud Wisconsin Democrat.

GOP angry Obama signed extension of Patriot Act with Autopen, demanding he sign again

The Religious Right DEFENDS The Rapist’s Right To RAPE

The Religious Right DEFENDS The Rapist’s Right To RAPE

The Religious Right DEFENDS The Rapist’s Right To RAPE

Nativist Group Recycles Discredited Economic Arguments About Immigration


Birth Control for Men: Why the Wait?

They are the New Assassins

They are the New Assassins

Keith Olbermann hints at Anthony Weiner talk show on Al Gore's network

Should Christians be arrested when they violate the rule "Don't speak until you are spoken to"?

Should Christians be arrested when they violate the rule "Don't speak until you are spoken to"?

New York Assemblyman Dov Hikind, a Democrat who should be drummed out of the party

New York Assemblyman Dov Hikind, a Democrat who should be drummed out of the party

Kevin Jennings To Critics: "You Completely Failed"

Is it time that equal rights for all be a top priority for us?

If you're anti-socialism, does that mean you're inherently anti-social as well?

While we were all Weinering, in a private suite across from the WH, Biden's budgeteers are meeting

Christian Medical Fellowship CEO: Use 'homoskeptic', not 'homophobic'

I'm onto Rick Scott.

I'm a human first, an American second, a liberal third, and a Democrat fourth.

Breeding with Neanderthals helped humans go global

Breeding with Neanderthals helped humans go global can get arrested for sending nasty emails?????

Arabian 'unicorn' thrives again in wild

K&R if you're sticking with the Democratic Party!

If you were the Director of a movie in which the main character is elected President

I am a supporter of LGBTQI rights and I'm a supporter of President Obama

3 earless bunny born (china)

Huma Told Weiner To Pack It In, Couple Finally Seen Together In Supermarket

Would you support an increase in the gasoline and diesel tax to eliminate potholes?

Andrew Breitbart chased out of Netroots Nation

Andrew Breitbart chased out of Netroots Nation

40 Years of Drug War Hasn't Worked: Eric Sterling, Criminal Justice Policy Foundation

Perhaps it's time for 'Day Without A Gay' on DU

Friday Toons, part 1-Distractions

Which of these members of the rancid Republican Governor Class of 2010 is the most wretched?

Did Mitt Romney Commit Voter Fraud?

This is why republicons are terrorists!

Friday Toons, part 3-republicons

Obama calms crying baby, the look on Michelle's face is priceless!

Obama calms crying baby, the look on Michelle's face is priceless!

Weiner should have resigned. So should have Clinton.

Big Bear High School Yearbooks Contain "Child Porn"

"President Bachman will allow you to paint your baby's crib with lead paint"

A Thank You To Rep. Anthony Weiner.

Folks' boundaries are fucked up if they don't realise it's sometimes immoral to 'tell the truth'

OBAMA - all things considered....

Rep. Pelosi, Can I Tweet You Some Lewd Photos????

I don't care how much it fucking costs...some things are worth the money!

I don't care how much it fucking costs...some things are worth the money!

How they'll finally force me to become a vegetarian.

How they'll finally force me to become a vegetarian.

Cold Comfort at Senate Nuclear Safety Hearing

Righthaven Goes Down Hard..

Righthaven Goes Down Hard..

WI recall elections: avoid the lines, you can vote up to 2 weeks early

It IS a painful time. We can't ignore what's happening, it will be hard to stem the tide against us

U.N. PASSES Historic GAY RIGHTS Protection Resolution

Oh My Joe Scum just realizes that infrastructure is important

Senior WH aide: 1996 Obama gay marriage questionnaire is a fake, even though Obama signed it

The Democrats need to be as radical to the left as the Repubs are radical to the right.

A Republican can defeat Obama in 2012 by appearing sane and using Mitt Romney's deadly message

I wonder how many WI Repubs are switching to DEM so they can vote for the fake Dems in the primary

Keith's new Countdown--alternative Streaming Link HERE

Must see teevee of the day: An Hour with John Sayles

Clarence Thomas Can Breathe a Sigh of Relief with Weiner Downfall

Russ Feingold to Netroots Nation: Call Out Corporate Democrats

Obama's DoJ supporting Planned Parenthood in Indiana defunding case

Why did you become a Democrat ?

DU's Top 5 Hoary, Untrue and Illogical Statements

"I've got my smile back!" says 50 year old who hadn't been to the dentist since 5th grade

First Grayson, now Weiner

Why does a 16 oz. bottle of water cost more than 8 lbs of ice?

Simple question: If Obama refused to sit back and watch a massacre occur in Libya...

A while ago I labeled Democrats who vote third-party "Palin Democrats", and I realize I was wrong.

Betcha the NY commuter straight out of the 'do you know who I am?' school is sorry now

100% of middle-class familes can come up with $2000 in a pinch.

Uh Oh... 'Progressives 'Break Up' With Obama'

GOP House To Cut Aid For Pregnant Women, Children While Spending $17 Billion More On Defense

Rick Scott Kills Off Big Bird

Rick Scott Kills Off Big Bird

College Hires Goats To Clear Kudzu--hope it works!

Sex Scandals, Politics and Hypocrisy

PSA - In light of whooping cough making a strong comeback, please get your Tdap Booster shot

Oldie but Goodie: Tim Minchin's wonderful anti-woo beat poem "Storm" from 2009 (NSFW word choice)

Oldie but Goodie: Tim Minchin's wonderful anti-woo beat poem "Storm" from 2009 (NSFW word choice)

DNC Chair: Sorry Russ, Dems Are All-In On Anonymous Campaign Funds

Photo and story of Ft Calhoun nuclear plant under water yesterday

The Friday Afternoon Challenge returns to welcome the summer solstice!

The guy on Cenk right now is a prime example of why democrats are failing IMO. n/t

Wanted: The REAL Story Behind the Weiner Resignation

AARP Pivots on Benefit Cut

LESBIAN Couple at Twins Game Told KISS VIOLATES Ten Commandments

Disappointed with Obama? Do NOT vote Green!

Disappointed with Obama? Do NOT vote Green!

“We’re starting in the middle,”Senator Al Franken said. “It’s a mistake.”

First the Clenis now the Weenis, where's the outrage about Vitter the Shitter?

Idiocracy 2011: House GOP to Elderly: “**** You, I’m Eating”

Former President Jimmy Carter: Call Off the Global Drug War

If there are war crimes committed during the bush administration

For the Record. I have not left the Democratic Party

Tourists flock to see fireflies

Collapse - It's coming.

I was just talking to somebody who said Mexicans come here and don't have to pay taxes for 5 years.

Put 20 quarters in Parking Meter (Chicago) and Dubai gets

aarp says it wil back social security cuts to ensure solvency

Images That Are Even More Obscene Than a weiner (graphic warning)

In case it was unclear, no one represents you. You're on your own.

The Obama administration intensified a crackdown on employers of illegal immigrants,

Military spends more to air condition tents than NASA’s entire budget

Military spends more to air condition tents than NASA’s entire budget

From "About Democratic Underground."

eSci: Unsafe Radiation Found Near Tokyo, Vast Area of Japan Contaminated

"President Bachmann will allow you to buy any light bulb you want”

Rachel Maddow: Anthony Weiner Resignation WILL DAMAGE Democrats 'For A Generation'

Porn mogul offers job to disgraced US lawmaker

Different methods, yes; but identical results. And you STILL believe there's any real difference?

Baggy pants passenger was ejected for pulling them all the way down.

Ugh oh, I just talked dirty on the computer to someone, I guess I can no longer be trusted at my job

How TFA gets a public school foothold while layoffs of teachers go on. Durham and Seattle.

Gatecrasher Andrew Breitbart chased out of Netroots Nation

Know your BFEE: David Vitter was pampered by the DC Madam

Do you think Casey Anthony is guilty, or not?

Bilderberg 2011: The tipping point

"Traffic Light" got Cancelled!

Strong Medicine

Secret lovers... BUSTED!!

Milk Was A Bad Choice...

Decorah Eaglets Fly.

Two Canadian beers........

While Vancouver fans were rioting, in Boston....

Prison escapee caught after knocking on wrong door


Back of my neck getting dirty and gritty

I want to change my username to Sensual Non-toxic Toy

Cat Ringtones

I see DU is advertising sex toys now...

Metallica and Lou Reed reveal secret collaboration on full-length album

I was going to post something on GD, something I was thinking about yesterday, and I started to,

Are you ready? Are you ready? Are you ready to take a SLOOOOOOOOOOWWWW RIIIIIIIIDE?

B.O.C..."Don't Fear The Reaper" LIVE, with some nice "Guitar God" camera angles on Buck Dharma

"I went back to Ohio.. but my city was gone.. there was no train station.. there was no downtown..."

Anybody else hate using insect repellent sprays?

Super 8 was Super least in my opinion (no Spoilers here)

It's FRIDAY, Morans!

Is There Any Possible Truth To The Rumor That.........

PHOTO: Crouching kitty, flying squirrel

Canadian Riot Solidarity Thread. TOPIC: Back Bacon. What the hell's up with THAT? Is it real bacon?

Who was the DU'er on Jeopardy a year or so ago???

Cheesy 80s power pop: Phoebe Cates, "How Do I Let You Know" (from the "Private School" soundtrack)


You know those times at work when you are just flat wrong, and have to admit it?

Texans, come, crash at my pad. Smoke a doob, burn a bible, and watch Bill Hicks.


"Having sex" is the phrase for today. Modify a thread title to include "having sex".

Lawsuit claims driver was drunk, having sex, traveling at 85 mph

Rainbow Gathering any one?

Pucks only. Post a pic (duc?) of a Puck.

Baby it's cold outside........

"Vanessa Hudgens Ironing Clothes in Her Underwear." What can I add to that? Nothing.

Thanks to Facebook I spend less time here on politics and more time there talking about this:

One of my dreams came true.

The morning nose

Hey, who's that sitting atop the NL Central? Could it be?

Another of my high school classmates just died. Nearly ten percent of the class of 66 is gone.

Iran to put a live monkey into space.

Thinking on the epic mess up, done many years ago, by going only 1 mile not 2.

Amusing video from two guys stuck at the airport

What starts with F, ends in UCK, and usually means excitement?

Buzz Aldrin files for divorce

Watch the film. You quote the MST3K version, You LOSE. How long will you last?

Why do some Texans get offended when you imply a feature of their state may suck?

A kinder, gentler Middle Earth

Not gonna start another thread till I hit 1,000+

Wow! I heard a joke on Family Guy that wasn't simply a half-assed pop culture reference.

When my computer had a flag come up that said "printer cartridge out of ink" I tossed

"Camille smells like beef jerky", says Kelsey Grammar

On ESPN, US Open: Chris Berman is clearly drunk

One 'True Blood' Character Will Change Sexual Orientation

Important announcement: I have just changed my sexual orientation

Sunday is Juneteenth.

Christian Bale looking a litte trashy

Two Canadian bears..........

ROACH COACH stories. You know, get the right coach and the food ain't half bad. Share your tales.

I'm going to order that gardening spade being advertised on DU for my wife!

Who else is DRINKING?! Pour yourself a tall one.

Anybody here need a job?

I'm feeling nostalgic. Favorite slow dance song from your youth?

Japan scientist synthesizes meat from human feces

Strauss-Kahn told police in New York he had immunity

Libyan Rebels Trumpet Coordination in Attacks

Evacuation Urged for Radioactive Hot Spots (Outside No-Entry Zones)

For Weiner’s Successor, Perhaps, Lame-Duck Status

For Weiner’s Successor, Perhaps, Lame-Duck Status

Blagojevich retrial jurors seek clarification on charges

A Tough Day for Farmers as Lawmakers Look for Cuts

Judge hints jurors may see raw video of Michael Jackson's last days

Breeding with Neanderthals helped humans go global

Data points to some improvement in economy

Porn mogul offers job to disgraced US lawmaker

Hardline IMF forced Germany to guarantee Greek bailout

Ryan's Shrewd Budget Payday

1 taken into custody after suspicious vehicle found near the Pentagon

S Korea rejects North's demands for return of defectors

In first at UN, human rights body passes resolution against gay discrimination

Letter Alleges Beating of Chinese Activist and Wife

U.S. Catholic bishops revise guidelines against sex abuse

Assad's tycoon cousin to quit business

LePage using recalls regularly to alter bills after they pass

Nixon vetoes Missouri photo ID legislation

Payrolls Drop in 27 U.S. States as Weakness in Employment Market Broadens

Obama expresses concern over Sudan violence

Court orders trial for abortion-notification law

Silicon Valley jobless rate falls in May as tech employers hire

Oakland woman pleads guilty in eco-terror attacks

US House votes to bar N.Korea food aid

Immigration Official Revises Enforcement Program Rules (Secure Communities)

Car trips between Canada and U.S. on the rise

Afghan Cuts Begin, U.S. Troops Diverted to Iraq

Student who ran file sharing site TVShack could face extradition to US

Democrats seek major H-1B, green card reform

U.S. Consumer Confidence Drops as Rising Prices Squeeze Household Budgets

House Republicans vote to cut funds to implement food safety law

Remove cap on H1B visa and Green Card: New York Mayor (Bloomberg)

AARP Has Not Changed Its Position on Social Security

Worries Grow About Breadth of Debt Crisis

Research in Motion shares sink 21%

Greenpeace head Kumi Naidoo risks arrest in Arctic oil rig protest

Judge orders ISP to release names of Wikipedia posters who slammed Facconable

Key Seniors Association (AARP) Pivots on Benefit Cut(dropping opposition to cutting Social Security)

Chris Christie Pretty Much Admits He Takes Advice from Roger Ailes

Group gathers 714,000 names to repeal Ohio union law

Detroit schools employees getting layoff notices (ALL of them)

Bin Laden charges formally dropped

(Wisconsin) Democrats won't run 'placeholder' recall candidates

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Friday, June 17, 2011

Court rejects recall effort

Md. robo-calls: Ehrlich aide, consultant accused of trying to suppress black vote (fmr R governor)

Vancouver kiss couple 'were knocked down by riot police'

I miss going to the lake with MFM.

Cervical cancer vaccine a success, says Lancet report

Convicted sex predator freed without restrictions

NRC: No flood danger at reactor

Facebook, Paypal accounts released by hackers

Looking to start investing but don't know where to begin

Public sector retirement age 'will rise to 66' (In the United Kingdom, up from 60)

Argentinian president ridicules Cameron over Falklands

WND Editor Joseph Farah To Sue Esquire Over Birther Parody

Gah! Shouldn't this Repug/Conservative thing be behind closed doors?

Extra Medicaid payments to states end this month

Holder Defends Terror Trials in Civilian Courts

Biden on deficit-reduction talks: ‘We’re not going to cut any deal that can’t be sold’

Barack Obama and the Seven Dwarfs...

It's a good thing Congress rarely declares war.

DOL releases $838.7 million in UI modernization incentive funds to California

Larry Flint offers Wiener a job

House GOP targets food safety, WIC, nutrition aid

Bill Daley to business executives: I feel your pain

Was I dreaming or did I hear that correctly?

There is a very long, informative and important thread in GD.

Affordable Care Act funds to help create healthier U.S. communities

Obama says Weiner and wife will 'bounce back'

Romney has been unemployed? His boys have served the country...

Fire up a Failing Friday. Please come CAPTION Bill O'Mighty!!!

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act was successful.

Rubber Bullets Fly at Anti-Obama Protest In Rio

Here we go again another Democrat being thrown under the bus in NJ for calling Christy HITLER!!!

(Funny short GQ article) Can Anyone Beat Barack Obama?

WH: Partnership for Sustainable Communities Marks Two Trailblazing Years

Breaking News: Illinois U.S. Senator Dick Durbin breaks with Obama in Libyan war powers debate

Is the EPA a Job Killing Machine? (Hint: No.)

Could Obama ‘Evolve’ All the Way to Gay Marriage Equality Next Week in New York?

Those pictures of Boehner on the golf course...

Once again our Governor(Christy) gets RUDE with a woman for asking a question he didn't like

Guess who crashed the Netsroot Conference

Howard Dean: I’d Get A Congressional Authorization On Libya War

Obama's Third War

Letter from the President on the War Powers Resolution

The next President will be

The 9th district in NY is trending rethug

Why Are The Republican 7 Running Against OBAMA...

Public Citizen’s Global Trade Watch: Stop Obama's horror show plan to implement NAFTA w/ Korea

UN backs gay rights for first time ever

Why Democrats turned on Anthony Weiner, but not Bill Clinton

What's your prediction for the Republican ticket?

For all those democrats that though Wiener resigning would make the story go away think again

I am not 100% behind every action Obama has or has not taken,

Obama's approval rating in Texas… (I'm not making this up)…. 51%!!!!

While everyone has been giggling about weiners... 4 dead US soldiers this week

Why is Tweety talking about 2012 Presidential elections everyday

Robert Reich: What's Germany's Secret?

'NATO strike hurts 16 Libya opposition'

TYT: Tea Party Vs Chamber Of Commerce

John Paul Stevens interview on PBS NewsHour

Stepping Stones - The Inn Between, Longmont Colorado

CBC RetroBites: Gloria Steinem: Feminist (1971)

AARP says the Wall Street Journal story is a lie

Lindy: "No Knock Raid" - a song about the drug war's deadliest tactic.

1,432 days LATER---O'Reilly Says Vitter Should Be Out

No recovery for Toledo workers

America is England's fault

GAO: Little evidence to support charges that killed ACORN

Bill O'Reilly Says VITTER SHOULD GO.

Racist, Teabaggin' sack of excrement explains why Texas can't crack down on illegal immigrants

Papantonio: The Sissy Conservatives Are Afraid of Everything

Papantonio: The Democratic Spin Machine Is Never There

TYT: Perfect Example of How Our Gov't is Run by Lobbyists

Stop Speculation

TYT: Target Anti-Union Ad Stars Union Members

TYT: 7 Steps: Media Domination & Destruction

Schoolhouse Rock for Sex Scandals

Dan Rather interviews Diane Ravitch

TYT: Rick Perry "The Prophet" Is Smelling Himself-LOL

Obama Submits Legal Basis for Libyan War to Congress

Mark Boulos - All That Is Solid Melts Into Air

Toronto Riot Police Shoot Unarmed Protester - Point Blank Range

New Billion-Dollar Confinement Structure Being Built At Chernobyl

Late Night With Jimmy Fallon - Keith Olbermann Guests

Obama 'ignore' button: Congress has a say?

Bachmann: Repeal The 'Job-Killing' EPA

Ry Cooder: No Banker Left Behind

Bellingham, Washington - A Local Living Economy

Strange flashes followed by increased smoke/steam near Reactors No. 3 and 4

OBAMA Makes Baby Stop Crying!

Dan Choi RIPS UP Obama Flyer: 'I WON'T VOTE For Obama If He Doesn't Endorse Marriage EQUALITY'

Rev. Paul Sherry on the shrinking middle class

Feingold at Netroots

"Yes, that was a Freudian slip," Dean said. Needless to say, the crowd loved it.

Christie Kreme: " It's None Of Your Business"

CNN's Kyra Phillips Confronts David Tyree Over Comments On Same-Sex Marriage

Mark Penn on How Barack Obama Could Lose the 2012

Ex-Spy Alleges Bush White House Sought to Discredit Critic

No regulators, no regulation (Brad Miller)

White House: Boehner inconsistent on war powers

China's Pre-Imperial Overstretch

LEAP/E2020: The insolvency of the global financial system (and financial road to serfdom)

David Sirota: Promoting Militarism While Hiding Bloodshed

E.J. Dionne, Jr.: Michele Bachmann Makes Dubya Look Good

The GOP honeymoon is over

Pakistan's military on the warpath

The Anglo-Saxon Invasion

US housing crisis is now worse than Great Depression

Haters hate;

California’s Citizen Map Could Lead U.S. Out of Political Gridlock: View

Time: Four Decades Later, It's Time to Scrap the Dead-End Drug War

On WiscNet, Republicans Cry "Please Don't Call Us Anymore"

Joe Conason: Washington’s Deeper Immorality

What Parents Can Learn From Prison Guards

The Bush Tax Cuts: A Decade of Economic Disaster

Call Off the Global Drug War - Jimmy Carter

Private sector, not public, has failed us

Harkat commander lives openly near Islamabad {this is worth a look}

Opednews: Something About Something: An Interview with Poet Shelly Taylor

A Schizophrenic, a Slain Worker, Troubling Questions

NY Times: AARP admits shift in position on Social Security cuts

US Neocons' New Overtures to Terrorist Opposition Group in Iran, Part 1

Did the Bush Administration Use the CIA to Attack a Domestic Critic? by Scott Horton

Ruben Navarrette: Immigrant hunting? What's happening to my country?

Salon: The right really, really wants Obama to be Jimmy Carter

The Best Unknown Park in America

Weekend Economists "In Like Flynn" June 17-19, 2011

Thank's Obama! You Did Your Best.

Andrew Breitbart confronted w/ Tough Questions (racism, prostitutes, cocaine, oh my!) at Netroots 11

NRA and Big Ag Rally To Protect Tax Subsidies

Long-term properties of annual maximum daily river discharge worldwide

A Sneaky Attack on Clean Water Rules (NYT editorial)

Oil production figures depend on who's reporting them

Toon: One thing is really real....

a practical guide to winning public support for energy projects

Japan says it won't extend carbon reduction pledge

"Atomic Anne" Lauvergeon Replaced As Head Of Nuclear Giant Areva

Peak oil notes - June 16

Drumbeat: June 17, 2011

Russia takes nuclear power seaward with 8 floating power plants

Iran To Step Up Uranium Enrichment

Rare Earth Prices Double on China Controls

Mexico says $250 million in oil stolen in 4 months

Climatologists figuring out which data makes their models better

Arctic melts faster than IPCC's forecasts

Crystalline silicon (PV) cost per-watt to hit US$1 in first quarter of 2012, predicts IHS iSuppli

China evacuates 500,000 as flooding breaks worst drought in 50 years

Ocean's harmful low-oxygen zones growing, are sensitive to small changes in climate

A consensus is emerging - Japan: 74% of voters back dumping nuclear power

Japanese ordered to take siestas to save power

Indonesia Forest Moratorium Breached on First Day

Still no day in court for worker safety violations at Crandall Canyon coal mine

How the West was lost: The American West in flames

Climate denier says solving global warming could cause Black Plague

there are more people in prison for anti-nuclear actions than there have been for more than a decade

Nauru: Canary in a phosphate mine

NOAA Makes It Official: 2011 Among Most Extreme Weather Years in History

IPCC releases 1000 page "Special Report on Renewable Energy Sources and Climate Change Mitigation"

US helps Vietnam to eradicate deadly Agent Orange (BBC)

Utility Starts Filtering Water at Stricken Japanese Nuclear Plant

One million Bangladesh homes on solar power

U.S. Senate Votes to Cut Billion Dollar Ethanol Subsidies

Obama Hydrogen Fuel Failure Conceded by Chu Paring Budget: Cars

I'm Beginning to Have Serious Reservations About Nuclear Power

The D-Day invasion as a metaphor for today's anti-nuclear fight.

Q&A: Renault-Nissan CEO Pledges $5.6 Billion for EVs

E V Owners to Get Cash Back for Selling Power to the Electric Grid in Denmark (~$10,000

National Anthem muted again on Goshen College campus

Clegg sends his sons to same Catholic school as Tony Blair

Science, Sacred, Spiritual: What Is In A Word?

Epistemology and the End of the World

Cosmetic Surgery Faith Healers

The Failure of Liberal Catholicism

Catholic Church Amps Up Its Fight Against Aid in Dying

"If the Bible wasn't meant to be burned, why would they make it out of rolling papers?"

Christian Flag Causing Controversy Again


The Religious Right Defends The Rapist’s Right To Rape

Are there any members of the Clergy here on DU?

It's been deleted. nt

U.N. could vote on OK historic gay-rights resolution Friday

House GOP urges delay in ‘Don’t Ask’ repeal certification

Silly gay people — don't you know you aren't supposed to like sports, anyway?

Helping change begin at home

Study links willingness to cheat, viewpoint on God

Senate: More religious snags in gay marriage bill

Unitarian Church forms Outreach Denton

I need some time away.

Prop H8 Supporters Knew Of Judge Walker's Sexual Orientation

Senate panel approves defense bill lacking anti-gay provisions

Days Of Our Lives Starts Gay Story Line!

ELECTION: Hightower says voters want change

For co-parenting couple Tyler Scoresby and Jonathan Ingram, every day feels like Father’s Day

Sign outside state Sen. Diane Savino's door irks Staten Island gay marriage opponents

WATCH: The hatred of Gov. Rick Perry’s BFF, the American Family Association’s Bryan Fischer

N.Y. Republican on gay marriage: ‘F**k it. I’m trying to do the right thing’

U.N. council passes gay rights resolution

Tracy Morgan Meets with LGBT Homeless Youth

Netroots Nation asks White House Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer about fake questionnaire

Rep. Hunter Writes Obama: Don't Certify Repeal of Military Gay Ban Yet

"Why are you so hostile to Christianity"

You know who I miss? Chovexani.

Clenard Childress Says Gay Activists Are Like Those Who Killed Jesus

Now this is a scary Christian.....

religion and the environmental crisis