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Archives: November 4, 2013

For all who have lost a beloved pet.....

Eagles' Nick Foles ties NFL record for TD passes in a game ...

President Carter's Parade magazine interview

You have to see people as they are, not what you wish them to be.

The full text of the judge's decision ordering new trial of Michael Skakel.

Walking Dead coming up in 100 minutes. *Spoiler*

Pro-Palestinian group pushing phony agenda on campus

We went to the Moon.

The Only Thing Keeping Rand Paul From Shooting Rachel Maddow to Death in a Duel

Gay Couple Becomes First Men to Marry Each Other at West Point

Anybody know what spider this is that bit me?

A clarification if you will

Anti Police State Rock Music - Civil Rights Rock

I saw the movie "Parkland" today.

Herbal Supplements Are Often Not What They Seem

Windmill self-destruct's in violent windstorm

It sure is interesting how sock puppets are utilized on this board.

Has anyone ever surfed over to

Anyone playing GTA Online?

How a Frustrated Blogger (“Atrios” Online) Made Expanding Social Security a Respectable Idea

Heard on my son's car radio

Hillary on Women in Politics

Bill de Blasio Maintains Huge Lead Over Joe Lhota Days Before NYC Mayoral Election: NBC4NY Poll

"Live so fully that..."

Let's talk about Tuesday's election for a second

Alligator found in O'Hare airport in terminal # 3

"Women are the largest untapped reservoir of talent in the world."

Trying to understand the ACA income reporting procedure

Rachel Maddow is on The Simpsons,

Flight turns unforgettable when passengers learn of fallen soldier

Gay Reporter Kicked Off Kremlin Network

Leslie Stahl talks to dim 12 year olds on 60 Minutes..

"Yes, our climate has changed and will continue to do so. God designed it that way."

When maintaining law and order means assaulting sheep

President Obama, Actress Kerry Washington Fires up Terry McAuliffe Rally..

Flex Spending: guess who gets whatever we don't use....

Fast Food, Poverty Wages -- The Public cost of low-wage jobs in the fast-food industry

Open source window managers on Mac OS 10.5.x?

Women will no longer be denied

Heh! The NFC (b)East is back with three victories today...

I'm not as eloquent or

When Jimmy Carter almost threw a punch

Peace, brothers and sisters! It's still a noble cause.

CBS: 60 Minutes reads three Free Republic-style letters/emails reacting to its Benghazi story

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Monday, 4 November 2013

Harry Belafonte Compares Koch Brothers to KKK. Lhota Goes Nutz!

Ann Coulter Interview on Real Time with Bill Maher

Texas tea party seeks Ted Cruz 2.0: David Barton

CBS 60 Minutes airs mail from Nut Bags supporting their story with the Benghazi liar. No retraction.

So . . . a week after 60 Minutes aired that completely bogus Benghazi Bullshit . . .

Aerial of fracking in Texas (pretty saturated)

Wisconsin: Scott Walker's laser focus on jobs

Syria blames polio outbreak on foreign jihadists

Exclusive: Benghazi Whistleblower Says He Was Smeared

Bringing Back the Fairness Doctrine

The hero in a kilt who tackled a Panzer division on his own!

Dog Adoption rocks

The 28th Amendment?

"The bottom four places in the table..."

MJ - Economists to Congress: It's Time for a "Robin Hood Tax" on the Rich

"The tea party’s assault on workers"

Republicans cut food stamps because some abused the system.

You ever notice that ....


My Name is Ron Johnson, I Run From Wisconsin

Renegade Economist Show - The Pilot

2006's "Casino Royale" on the DVD makes a terrific soundtrack for a punishing

Houston Coach Gary Kubiak just collapsed on the field at halftime

How Denmark Saved Its Jews From the Nazis

Advice on how to get rid of smoke smell in house please.

The Senate Conservative Fund-The Circular Firing Squad goes Nuclear

Who helped elect Reagan and the Bushies?

"All Around The World, Labor Is Losing Out To Capital"

President Obama's Weekly Address: Passing a Budget that Reflects our Priorities

Professor Richard Wolff's Economic Update: Banks and Austerity (audio link)

Sometimes (well most of the time) I must dance...

WH - West Wing Week 11/01/13 or 'Never Lose That Sense of Wonder'

Fukushima Crisis - Dr. Mitsuhei Murata - public statement - must watch

NYU tudent rescued after stuck between two buildings for two days

Eastport hit and run kills young mother

70 (That is SEVENTY) rights groups warn UK government reaction to NSA leaks eroding freedom

Apple's Tim Cook urges workplace equality

"Drink Their Beer, Eat Their Pizza, And Then Sign Up For Care"

Doctor Housing Bubble 11/03/13

Under Health Care Act, Millions Eligible for Free Policies

Very scary short thoughts. many

Coal Baron, a Major Ken Cuccinelli Campaign Donor, Sues Blogger for Defamation, Invasion of Privacy

Under Health Care Act, Millions Eligible for Free Policies

For Consumers Whose Health Premiums Will Go Up Under New Law, Sticker Shock Leads To Anger

Joe Lhotta really turned out to be a jerk.

I got busted.

Hey...we were right Blue Streak ! Although WTF about the

This Is Why We Need Obamacare

Everything That's Happened Since Supreme Court Ruled on Voting Rights Act

It's WAY PAST time for Americans to Wake Up....

Have you ever been to a musical where you personally knew the characters of the story?

PPP: VA Republicans still think it was better to nominate Cuccinelli than Bolling

Rand Paul wants to challenge ‘hacks’ like Maddow to a gunfight over plagiarism charge

I can't stand T-Mac, but I got to give him credit.

Feds: Navy Secrets Bought With Hookers, Gaga Tix

Election numbers and links.

I'm so happy to finally find this group! (Felted sweater mitten directions and pattern link inside)

Yes, I’m gay, Michaud says. Now let’s get our state back on track

Rudy Giuliani Demands Apology From Bill de Blasio

CIA Made Doctors Torture Suspected Terrorists After 9/11, Taskforce Finds

Why Men Don't Write Advice Columns

East Libya movement launches government, challenges Tripoli

Exclusive: Benghazi Whistleblower Says He Was Smeared

OBAMA ON HUFFPOST: Pass Major Gay Rights Legislation Now

If Big Pharma likes your health plan, you can keep it (conservative op-ed)

Panel Led By NV GOP Chair Questions Women's Role In Workforce

Are veterans really the "most deserving of Americans?"

Chronicle exclusive: Campaign finances dog Stockman

CIA made doctors torture suspected terrorists after 9/11, taskforce finds

Dallas Fed’s Fisher Says U.S. Economy ‘Hog-Tied’ by Government

I would recommend the First Law series by Joe Abercrombie.

Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head...

Iran: Protesters swarm former US Embassy in Tehran

AP-CNBC poll: Twitter faces skeptical investors

Rest in peace, Sugar

My last cat Sugar passed away tonight.

Gosport deaths: Police continue to question man.

Mafia’s toxic secret revealed

The Global Corporatocracy is Almost Fully Operational

Ken Cuccinelli fights off stench of doom

It's the 40th anniversary of Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon

Column: Why Scandinavian women make the rest of the world jealous

Ellen Brown: The Bank Guarantee that Bankrupted Ireland

Targeting Wall Street, Robin Hood Tax Comes to Washington

Leaks and spills galore

Paul Ryan starts budget negotiations by going after Social Security and Medicare

Why we should stop saying "safety net"

Mister Rogers defending PBS to the US Senate

The Myth of 'I'm Bad at Math'

Texas tea party seeks Ted Cruz 2.0: David Barton

Poll: Over 4/10 Americans still think blackface is acceptable

Top UK climate scientist endorses Coal with Carbon Capture as only solution to AGW

Mike Michaud: Yes, I am gay. 'But why should it matter?' (BDN, PPH)

Find something to be happy about today (Monday Nov 04, 2013)

"Apocalyptic" Fukushima Fuel Rod Removal Begins Nov. 8; TEPCO Subcontracts Yakuza gangsters

District 20 Rep. Castro weds Anna Flores

5 Ways Super-Rich Are Betraying America

Magistrate orders Tony Alamo properties sold

Mike Michaud: Yes, I am gay. ‘But why should it matter?’

Climate Impacts Poised to Decimate Human and Earth Systems, says Leaked IPCC Draft

Be Very Afraid: The American Economy Is Cannibalizing Itself, and We the People Are Going to Pay

My beautiful cat's beautiful life is nearly over. (Repost)

My beautiful cat's beautiful life is nearly over. (Repost)

The Story That Nails the Arrogance & Stupidity of the Drug War

Cerne Abbas Giant sports moustache for Movember

Drone strike hits Pakistan peace bid

William Coyne, retired long time congressman from Pittsburgh, dies

Obama, the offshore balancer

Chris Christie Is About To Win A Landslide, And He Wants Republicans Everywhere To Understand Why

Why Doesn’t America Learn Its Lesson?

My beautiful cat's beautiful life is nearly over. (Repost)

Cameron "saved": UK fast growing western economy

Hogzilla of Georgia (Documentary)

Dolphins suspend guard Richie Incognito

Post-9/11 airport security measures didn't prevent LAX shooting

A starting point for more responsible and compassionate living

Yeah, I'm from Australia! You got a problem with that!?

Newspaper: Snowden documents reveal surprising depth of NSA activities

NASA's pumpkin carving contest

Churchill feared France would declare war on UK

Google challenges legality of NSA spying

US and Germany to sign no-spy deal

UK Government bans iPads from Cabinet meetings over surveillance fears

Wow. 1,500 masterpieces looted by the Nazis found in Munich flat

San Diego getting futuristic ($5~7 billion dollar) destroyer

San Diego getting futuristic ($5~7 billion dollar) destroyer (xpost from Veterans)

K-pop group Girls' Generation beats Miley, Lady Gaga at first YouTube awards

Fighting alone, Afghans said to hold Taliban back

Final PPP Poll: McAuliffe Up by 7; Northam by 13; Herring by 2

Religious Right & GOP Conspire To Drive Women Out Of The Workforce. Women Held Hostage.

NYT: Millions Eligible for Free Health Insurance Under ACA

Dianne Feinstein: 'Gun People' Hold A 'Hammerlock' On Gun Control Reform

Prosecutors: (Va) Bank president deserves 30 years

Time To Tax Churches. They Are Selling A Political Message Not A Religious One

Israel to drill for oil in the West Bank

McAuliffe Still Leads Heading Into Final Day

Christie Headed for Big Win

If you make $50,000 per year ....

If we're going to end welfare ....

The cost of war...illustrated.

Koch Group Has Ambitions in Small Races

Senate Vote on Workplace Bias Against Gays Poses a Test for the G.O.P.

Blood test could detect serious skin cancer spread

UN officials warn of CAR 'genocide' risk

Wisconsin: Public Forum on blasting, ultra-fine particles and human health in Eau Claire 11/15

Rep. Matt Cartwright, loyal Democrat, stands by health-care law, takes stage to defend it

List of banned domains on Reddit r/politics

Nellie McKay Sings about Feminism

We need to stop coddling the elderly

If arithmetic were debated like religion (toon)

Critics Blast Climate Scientists Going To Bat for Nuclear Power

Hamas appoints female writer as Western media spokesperson

Special Investigation: How Insurers Are Hiding Obamacare Benefits From Their Own Customers

Dem Congressman, Maine Guv Candidate: Yes, I'm Gay, 'But Why Should It Matter?'

'Big, striking horror:' US military doctors allowed torture of detainees, new study claims

Why moderates are so often bad news

Study Theology, Even If You Don't Believe in God

Ben Franklin Was Right About The NSA

Sen Paul: I Wish I Could Duel With 'Hacks And Haters' Accusing Me Of Plagiarism

Damage Control: US Lawmakers to Visit Europe amid NSA Tensions

Did you know this?


Generation atheist! Millennials to religion — get out of politics

Iraq Makes Request for Weapons

For DU members, the answer is almost certainly "yes".

Special Investigation: How Insurers Are Hiding Obamacare Benefits From Customers

If 'Stop and Frisk' Is Such an Effective Tactic, Why Not Use an Electronic Version on Potentially Co

The NSA Has Pissed Off the Entire World—Will the Supreme Court Intervene?

Tony Romo Tried To Kick The Ball Over The First-Down Line

The real truth about ACA

HPV Vaccine: One Dose May Be Enough

Putin, the fashionista

Bigots don't even discriminate equally

Michael Vannak Khem Misiewicz, Navy Commander, Accused Of Selling Secrets For Prostitutes, Lady Gaga

5 Dangerous Vaccination Myths

Dem Congressman, Maine Guv Candidate: Yes, I'm Gay, 'But Why Should It Matter?'

Um, Sarah?

Now Who Is the Real "Narcissist"? Edward Snowden or the NSA?

Ramblin' Man: John Kerry is a Figure of His Times (and That's Not a Good Thing)

4D Printing May Bolster Arsenal of US Army

Are Heartless People Simply Born That Way?

Atheists in Alabama

Warren broadens reach by joining petition website

E.W. Jackson Has Been an Unmitigated Disaster for the Virginia GOP

That Other Big Afghan Crisis, the Growing Army of Addicts

Palm-Size Drones Buzz Over Battlefield

In Texas, it is fine to use a concealed handgun carry permit to vote, but not a Student ID

Wisconsin voter ID law challenge set to go to trial

It does NOT say, “All men are created equal, except for f*****s, dy**s and qu***s”.

Earthworms Trap Carbon, But Do They Influence Climate Change?

How the Super-Rich Are Abandoning America

Nazi looted art 'found in Munich' - German media

Stand-up comedy at the Tea Party!!! . . . Please come CAPTION Ann Coulter!!!

Damage Control: Lawmakers to Visit Europe amid NSA Tensions

Alabama’s Republican Runoff Election May Predict the Party’s Future

Animals in Marine Sanctuaries Not Immune to Human Impact

A must-watch: "Unmanned: America's Drone Wars"

Giant yellow duck explodes in Taiwan

Mike Michaud announces he’s gay, alleges campaign to out him

'Bin Laden has won, they confiscated my honey'

Thousands of Russian nationalists rally in anti-immigrant protests

For those stretching their food dollars. You can get free cereal at Hy-Vee

Watch This US Soldier Smack Down An Anti-Muslim Bigot (VIDEO)

Looks to me like the GOP get to keep blocking voters for 2014

Illinois: African-American Religious Leaders Ramp Up Campaign Against Marriage Equality

Lou Reed on OWS

Musharraf granted bail in Red Mosque murder case, should end house arrest

If the ACA is a giveaway to insurance companies, why are they contributing to the negative press?

Check out this site. Tribal people from around the world

10 Amazing Photos of Animals In the Womb

Obama Urges Congress To Make ENDA 'The Law Of The Land'

Miley Cyrus vs Joan of Arc.

Funny thing happened as I was falling asleep.

Or ....

Media Hype Edward Snowden's Request for 'Clemency'—But Did He Even Ask for It?

Pro Marriage rights Religous leaders in Illinois is ramping up their efforts

North Korean Naval Ship Mysteriously Sank

Feds: Navy secrets sold for hookers and Lady Gaga tix

Don't look now but the Miami Dolphins may implode over threats and racial taunts

The Lesson of Obamacare: Sabotage Works

Watched "Lincoln" again over the weekend ...

"Why Obama And Democrats Don’t Do Much of What Liberals Want "

Mohamed Morsi trial adjourned as chaos breaks out in Egyptian court

President Carter: "That's the closest I've come to getting into a fist fight with a head of state."

Kerry lauds Saudi role in Mideast stability

Special Investigation: How Insurers Are Hiding Obamacare Benefits From Customers

New Gaza textbooks focus on resistance

Oversight board hears from NSA, intel lawyers

West Point Hosts First Ever Male Same Sex Wedding in Military Academys History

Fired For Being LGBT

Lawmaker Explains Tactic Behind Giving Sebelius 'Websites for Dummies' Book

Backing up "corporate subsidy" number in my post titled "If you make $50,000 a year"

Fantasy football commissioner punishment question

Michelle Rhee revolution faces massive threat — and new accusations

"White Hands": Japanese medical sex therapists for the disabled

TOM TOMORROW: Doctor Hand! ("How Can They Stay in Business if They Have To Insure Sick People?")

The charter-school lie: Market-based education gambles with our children

In 2014, NO Seat Should Run Unopposed!

Murdoch executive tried to hide hacking evidence - prosecutor

Why is credit card giant Visa helping to bankroll the gun lobby

Good News, Rand! You Can Duel Rachel Maddow And Keep Your Senate Seat After All

Monday Toon Roundup 1- Food Stamps

Monday Toon Roundup 2- ACA

Abortion Case Dropped as High Court Leaves Law Voided

Monday Toon Roundup 3- GOP and Spying

Monday Toon Roundup 4- The Rest

South Carolina Police Chief Threatens To Target Anyone Who Advocates Legalizing Marijuana

Iran Revolutionary Guards commander killed in Syria

Republican Senator Dean Heller Becomes Critical 60th Vote For LGBT Job Protections

By failing to identify private insurers as wicked the WH does a disservice

Animal activists rescue cats and dogs destined for Chinese restaurants

What she said, and no less!

Edward Snowden blasts U.S., UK as 'worst offenders' of criminal surveillance

Use a fake name and fake address if you are going to contact our governor by mail or email or even


Breaking: Abortion-Rights Groups Ask Supreme Court to Halt Texas Law

Late Season Kayaking

Papantonio: Loosening the Rules for Defense Contractors

Can New Jerseyans explain why big name Democrats aren't stumping for Barbara Buono?

Justices won't hear Oklahoma appeal on medical abortion

Abortion Rights Groups File Emergency Request With SCOTUS To Strike Down TX Law

Honda recalls (344K) minivans over brake issues

1984 Arrives: UK cops officially detained David Miranda for thoughtcrime

Did anyone see Ender's Game this weekend?

New Jersey and All Other States are Experiencing a Public Education Corporate Take Over Under the

Micro-apartment developments on rise in S.F.

Chile ordered to pay £20,000 to compensate Pinochet torture victim

In Heated Arizona Solar Battle, Top Regulators Tied To ALEC

Dueling as a defense of or proof of Honor

Early onset of puberty in girls linked to obesity

John Boehner Opposes ENDA, Dealing Blow To Bill's Chances

Daylight Savings ended

White lies and damn lies:

Maine candidate for governor (Dem) announces he's gay

Sea surrender plan to ease flood fears on south coast.

Have democrats largely given up on protecting a woman's right to choose?

Healthcare reform’s most unlikely winner: India

It's my bday...

MSNBC: The Place for Curling

So, do Rand Paul's "duel" comments constitute stochastic terrorism?

Abbott lead in Texas is only +6

Sen. Heller’s support for ENDA kills GOP hopes for filibustering LGBT rights bill

What's going in in Puerto Rico that requires all these bodybags

I have one question...

New England Patroit's Game Schedule Fans and Tom Brady.

Rand Paul says he wants to kill journalists.

SAC to plead guilty in insider trading case: prosecutors

Shall cancer survivors remove the donor designation

I saw a pictue of Chris Christie

U.S. Department of Energy to help in Fukushima clean-up

MLB makes first move in effort to force A's out of Oakland (play 2 years in San Francisco)

Anyone have any ideas?

Sanjay Gupta, MD on naloxone, OD rescue tx (CNN)

I knew it. Commenters on right-wing sites express sympathy for LAX shooter Ciancia, diss TSA

Charlie Crist is running for governor as Democrat, saying it's 'time to take Florida in a better dir

Favorite leftovers

Jake Peavy Bought Duck Boat After Red Sox Victory Parade Through Boston (PHOTOS)

The Supreme Court won’t rule on RU-486 abortions

Google Employees Confess The Worst Things About Working At Google

US Govt: Hedge Fund Giant SAC Capital to Pay $1.8B

Another thread about Duck Boats

George Mobus on the impending bottleneck

"Bait and Switch" in the Race for [NJ] Governor?

In re Crist: candidates that are recent Repubs-turned-Dems are suspicious.

Egypt ex-president Morsi tells trial: 'I am president'

How the Super-Rich Are Abandoning America

Tea Party Test in Virginia Harbinger for 2014 Senate Race

San Fransisco Green Festival, Nov. 9-10

July 10, 1974: NSC Orders Freedom of Infomation Act Sealed for 50 Years?

How the Super-Rich Are Abandoning America (Details Inside)

Red Sox beards come off for Gillette promotion (100K to "One Fund")

Makers Versus Takers, We Must Get The Narrative Right Or Else

Do any of you fine folks burn packaged logs in your fireplace?

Mom dressed son as Klansman for Halloween because it’s a family tradition

Volunteer, Work-from-home-computer, Planet Hunters find new planet.

What happened to the government shutdown??

What's your health insurance status? Will the ACA help you?

Why does the United States have people going hungry when

Texas healthcare providers take abortion fight to the Supreme Court

Behind That Photo of Chris Christie Wagging His Finger at a Teacher

Morsi defiant as trial adjourned in Egypt

The Next Attack Against Obamacare: If You Like Your Doctors, You Won’t Be Able To Keep Them

Voting Rights At Risk in Georgia

Wonder what the state of automobile insurance would be if it wasn’t mandatory?

Thank you, Helen Thomas

Governor invokes 'safety valve' provision for health exchange

Does "abortion should be safe, legal and rare" pretty much describe your approach to the issue?

Congressman Confronts Whisper Campaign By Coming Out

In leaked recordings, bosses lecture workers not to unionize.

Any Top Chef viewers out there?

Gillibrand Slaps Hold on Navy Nominee Over Sex Assault Comments

Central Connecticut State University on lockdown

Boehner Opposes ENDA, Quashing Hopes In The House

Five Myths About The Affordable Care Act

Central CT State U:Find shelter, lock doors, stay inside (from a campus-wide emergency alert)

Dayton Daily News memo: There will be nothing negative about CBS in our newspaper

"Obamascare" woman says she'd "jump at" the chance for coverage

This racist fuck's NFL career is OVER- and he won't be getting any ESPN gigs either

10 Corporations Control Nearly Everything You Buy, 6 Media Corporations Control Nearly Everything...

Mediation set in Kansas abortion threat case

Voice messages from Miami Dolphin Richie Incognito to teammate Jonathan Martin:

‘Missing’ student trapped for 36 hours

Mediation set in Kansas abortion threat case

What Recruiters Look At During The 6 Seconds They Spend On Your Resume


as mark halperin tries to sell his book, don't forget this guy called President Obama a 'dick'

Hey Boomers, Anyone see the movie Last Vegas, here's a clip.

Right-Wing Groups Gear Up To Oppose Disability Rights Treaty, Again

Shell considering not building western PA. "cracker" plant ($1.7 billion PA incentives were offered)

Big government up the uterus

Does "abortion on demand and without apology" describe your approach to the issue?

Where can the admins get a few cases of this?

CCSU campus on lockdown; possible active shooter situation **UPDATE** NO SHOOTER

The Progressive Quandary

OK Nikon fans, introducing the Nikon Df.

Why Asians Are Deserting The GOP

An Open Letter to Washington, D.C. From a Physician on the Front Lines

Pic Of The Moment: Rand Paul, Plagiarist

Muslims protecting Christians and Christians protecting Muslims during Egyptian revolution

I agree with this quote...

Three Guys Built a Better (And probably do not back Republicans)

Barely finished the 9th grade....

8th grade civics class - How does a bill become law?

Gay Couple Uses Loophole for Gay Marriage in Oklahoma

The Simpsons take a couple swipes at Fox News again.

Allowing anti-choice arguments here, polite or no, is wrong-headed.

The Rude Pundit: Speechwriter for George W. Bush Is Worried That Barack Obama Is Telling Lies

Barilla Pasta Launches Massive Damage Control Effort To Be More LGBT-Inclusive

Does "abortion should be safe, legal and accessible, between a provider and pregnant" describe your

“A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is still putting on its shoes”.

Chinese officials 'set 1,000 cats loose in forest'

Fewer men are paying for sex, survey suggests

City workers uncover ancient tomb in Medellin

Dems may make history in VA tomorrow!

Senate to vote on LGBT discrimination bill - boehner said it will go nowhere in the house.

Senator Paul Claims to Have Written Scientific Papers....

Support for Death Penalty Lowest in 40 Years

Firearm Ban After Assault Left Intact by U.S. High Court

Uribe bodyguards use force against protester at speaking event in London (Uribe,US ally)

Uribe bodyguards use force against protester at speaking event in London

Ken Cuccinelli fights stench of doom

Iran Burning Gas Worth Billions Set to Lead Exporters Group

'Three killed' in Norway bus hijack

US said to have spied on FARC in NSO spying scheme: NY Times

How are you dealing......

Income gap between rich and poor widest in a century

Johnson & Johnson agrees to pay $2.2 billion in drug-marketing settlement

Did anyone see this? *FBI to investigate Andy Lopez shooting*

We're only 158 votes away

Mitt just isn't a nice person

1946-1964 To All The Cool Baby Boomers!

Today and tomorrow -- the last few hours to GOTV!

Amazing woman

GOP moderates vow to speak louder

Supreme Court to Hear Arguments on Constitutionality of NY Town's Public Prayers

My guess why Democratic "Big Guns" are not supporting Buono vs Christy

Dear Virginia DU'rs GOTV!!! Friend in Virginia? GET THEM TO VOTE! It's more than the Governor:

Guatemalan lawyer travels to US to press Rios Montt genocide conviction

Yes, I want abortion to be "rare" (and why it doesn't matter what I want).

Latest on Comet ISON - don't hold your breath...may be great...and maybe not!

Guatemalan lawyer travels to US to press Rios Montt genocide conviction

Computer-generated preteen girl with webcam helps identify 1,000 pedophiles

How To Keep A Woman Happy!

Richard Wolff: The great austerity shell game


6 other Obamacare promises - and these are very much coming true

CIA realizes it's been using black highlighters

Tomorrow is election day. Don't make this puppy sad.

"How safe is (insert website)", interesting results from

We were told about doctors and torture in Iraq back in 2003, 2004, 2006, 2009. Not new.

6 other Obamacare promises - and these are very much coming true

Freedom to be screwed

Virginia mother allows son to wear Klansman costume "family tradition"

From unfit for work to selling quarter of a million books - How did that happen?

The $2 billion aircraft carrier the navy paid to disappear

Single Payer advocates: ready to put your money where your mouth is?

The Proletariat

The Cruz apple doesn't fall far from the tree...

Democrat Mark R. Herring is in a near dead heat, poll finds

Why are we discussing in so many threads the extent of a women's right to choose

Recommend documentary The Corporation:

SALLIE KRAWCHECK: Networking Isn't About Making Friends

Good article about problems facing PA. transit services because of lack of state funding

Dallas-Based Drag Queen Is On the Run After Illegal Silicone Injection Puts Woman in a Coma

Has any other non-Virginia resident gotten a call from the Cuccinelli campaign?

Washington state allows guns in libraries

Cuccinelli: McAuliffe brought ‘chutzpah from New York’

Makes enough money to be the world's 90th largest economy...

Now that's living art: British sculptor's underwater creations are transformed by coral and sea-life

Minneapolis City Questions on the Ballot for tomorrow.

Vote Tomorrow! Anywhere there is an election, let us know and

Does anyone have any indication as to how the

What's for Dinner? ~ Monday Nov 4th

High court rejects appeal in 'Miss. Burning' case

Veg smoothies

Alfred Eisenstaedt was a German-Jewish photographer who worked for Life Magazine.

Could Mike Rawlings Win a Senate Seat Just by not Being Totally Nuts or Shiftless?

Proposal 1 Authorizing Casino Gaming

judge puts detroit on the spot over pension remark

Just curious did anyone forget to turn their clocks back

Do you need Skype credits to receive calls on Skype?

I love hearing healthy people complain about having to get health insurance

"I remember my mother."

Proposal 2 Additional Civil Service Credit for Veterans with Disabilities Certified Post-Appointment

I want abortion to be safe and legal AND rare AND convenient and unshameful and covered by insurance

Proposal 3 | Exclusion of Indebtedness Contracted for Sewage Facilities

Should be quite a week for the Bengals

Proposal 4 | Settling Disputed Title in the Forest Preserve

What's up with this love of dueling?

Why the ACA's lifting of caps is a big deal

One in Five Stars Has Earth-sized Planet in Habitable Zone

You Won't Believe How This Kitten Was Rescued (VIDEO)

My mom would have turned 80 years old today

Proposal 5 In Relation to a Land Exchange in the State Forest Preserve with NYCO Minerals, Inc.

Man gets stolen motorcycle back 46 years later

New data: Conservatives & moguls spending huge sums to turn schools into Wall Street profit centers

Official: 3 In Custody After CCSU Lockdown; Police Seen Taking Away Man In H

Proposal 6 | Increasing Age until which Certain State Judges Can Serve--last one.

Ann Richards

Poverty inextricably linked to discrimination and racism


Who says animals can't think and solve problems. Also, a lesson in persistance...

Fighting the GOP is one thing, fighting your own party (Dems) is damn sad.

Daycare Owner Kills 3-Year-Old Girl Because She Wouldn't Take Off Her Coat

Why would a whistleblower release a manifesto?

I met Bill de Blasio this morning.

Senator Bernie Sanders comment..

"Reality Asserts Itself" Chris Hedges Interview

The Wile E. Coyote School Of Art

Kentucky DUers please tell me more about your Governor


Steve Beshear for 2016

Paging TZ! Reigning champion UConn starts out at No. 1, chasing record ninth title

hunger in America

Hillary’s big S.F. events closed to press

Miami radio host Dan Sileo fired

Polls differ on Christie's victory margin

A song for Rand Paul

Dear CNN & Wolf Blitzer. Please don't presume to describe or cite schizophrenia.

Brazil Admits It Spied On U.S. Diplomats

A wise man, Lincoln

The "abortion should be rare" argument is thinly veiled paternalism.

PAC spending in New Jersey skyrockets in 2013

Alabama's Tea Party Hero Wants to Come to Congress, Praise Jesus, Oppose Boehner

Will GOP Rebel Justin Amash Bring Down the NSA—and His Own Party?

The Night Johnny Carson Found Out His Wife Was Banging Frank Gifford

What Earth Will Look Like If All The Ice Melts

North Korea Using Russian Tech To Create ‘Electromagnetic Pulse Weapons’


E-petition: Don't privatize the probation service

The Real Story Behind the Phony Canceled Health Insurance Scandal

Today is Election day in NY and all NYERS have things to vote on. Polls are open from 6 Am-9PM.

I don't want to brag but look at what I just got

World Series highlights recreated with Lego-like figures

The lioness who hugs hoodies

FYI aluminum foil as a "band-aid" for the pcv tube on '98 escort.

RADIO debate = WBUR Boston: The Food Stamp Cut And American Priorities

Billionaire Bill Gross: Wealthy didn't 'build that,' they 'rode it,'

So,...Mike Michaud is Gay.

The Republican War on the ACA Is An Attack On Women

Ender's Game's #1 Opening Probably Not Enough To Earn A Sequel

McAuliffe party tomorrow:

The first ENDA vote just started : Cloture motion on the motion to proceed.

Here's what will come to mind every time I hear Republics scream over Democrats in a "debate"

the bottom line is... i like my voice on du. i do.

This transatlantic trade deal is a full-frontal assault on democracy

i want women to have access to birth control -- i want them to have access to


Poverty in America Is Mainstream

governor wendy davis

Pope Francis’ Conn. appointment draws criticism

Black Lung Deniers by Richard Trumka President, AFL-CIO

Hanford nuke plant’s earthquake risk underestimated, group says

CBS News’ Misleading Obamacare Report: Woman’s Plan Paid $50/ Service, Doesn’t Cover Hospitalization

I am arguing why women should have complete ownership of their own bodies

Germany Hits 59% Renewable Peak, Grid Does Not Explode

Empirical data of priorities.

My heiney-sense is tingling.

Could You Live Off $25k a Year Like Most Walmart Workers? No, You Couldn't.

Two billion planets in our galaxy may be suitable for life

Locker Room Reporter Still Hasn’t Gotten Used To Seeing Jerry Jones Naked

ABCs lead tonight - Big League Bullying

Cuccinelli calls tomorrow 's vote a referendum

Special Investigation: How Insurers Are Hiding Obamacare Benefits From Customers

Marijuana tax windfall from Proposition AA unclear for Colorado cities

Luxor photos...

Rand Paul caught scrubbing transcripts from website after plagiarism charges

New Report Confirms Citizen Action Research on Wisconsin-Minnesota Health Insurance Rate Disparity

Everything That’s Happened Since Supreme Court Ruled on Voting Rights Act

Richard Dawkins Bin Laden Twitter rant sparks hilarious hashtag

Barron says he’s Assembly-bound, and ready to ‘bag’ Cuomo, Silver

Barely finished 9th grade-Really???

fucking fuck the fucking fuckers

What the 1 percent thinks about you---You can just eat cake when you get old.

Do Indians become more religious when abroad?

Johns Hopkins Black Lung Expert, funded by coal co.'s : NO Blacklung in ANY of his 1500 patients!!!

The Superrich Don't Need Our Middle Class Infrastructure

Richard F. Griffin, Jr. Sworn In as NLRB General Counsel

IMHO all msm is owned but,

Woman's Boston Marathon Bombing Costume: What It Says About Everyone

The New March on Washington:

Earth-Like Habitable Planets Surprisingly Common, Kepler Space Telescope Data Suggest

Ah, see, this is the problem with your computer.....

I am so sad

AG: NY will reap $138M in Johnson & Johnson settlement

NLRB Moves Forward On Unfair Labor Practice Charge Against T-Mobile US

Cannabis political news for 11/4/2013

Free throw fail

So...Mike Michaud is Gay.

Philomena: a rare portrayal of the Catholic Church's failings

Never ever thought about abortion issues, so of course I joined DU to "ask" "questions".