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Archives: December 22, 2015

Hillary Clinton does not lead the Democratic Primary!

Shopping for voters

Millennials have gotten royally screwed: That's why they're voting for Bernie Sanders

Adam Ruins Everything - Why Funerals Are a Total Ripoff

Odell Beckham Jr. suspended 1 game

Why Lindsey Graham’s departure matters

Winter Solstice at Carhenge (Alliance, Nebraska)

"Sen. Clinton... would be an excellent choice [for Secretary of State]." -Bernie Sanders, 2008

The data breach issue proves two things: 1. Almost EVERYBODY trusts Bernie

Here is a link the should bring some discussion

Bernie Sanders Mural Pops Up in Philly

Understand that the following transcript I put together from an MSNBC segment... (x-post)

Merry Christmas from the Trumpsteins

The forecast high for my town on Christmas Day is 86 degrees F

Joe McCarthy moment.

As Sanders Chides Clinton on Regime Change, Is Democratic Front-Runner Touting a GOP Foreign Policy?

O'Malley schedules campaign events in Md. next month.

The GOP’s Diploma Divide

BREAKING: Politifact names campaign misstatements of Donald Trump as Lie Of The Year:

Michigan Ignored 'Conclusive Evidence' Of Flint Lead Poisoning, Researcher Says...

Steve Harvey Accidentally Announces Wrong Winner At Miss Universe Pagaent

Slightly cynical Christmas joke.

Trump getting heckled tonight

I'm no fan of Fox News but I give them credit for not covering

Here is a poll I'd love to see.

2016 will be just like 2008, I predict.

The Donald and the Decider

Furor over Arabic numerals closes Virginia schools

Just thought I would ask my Sandernistas. What is the difference between a Social Democracy and a

American Muslims Adopt Two-Pronged Approach To Combating

It's always easy to remember my wedding anniversary.

Did you guys just hear Trump on CNN

SpaceX Orbcomm-2 launch and landing

Trump Television (TTV) showing yet another live speech. And tomorrow night they will . . . . .

The Writers Of ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Understand Regime Change Better Than George W. Bush

Hate speech

Sarah Palin Would Vote for an Atheist Over a Member of ISIS: What an Honor!

Rochester NY Will Now Allow Suburban Students

Religious Leaders Stand Up For Peace Amid Anti-Muslim Attacks

Congrats Chelsea Clinton, on your summer plans -- a new baby!

The Pope, atheists and Islam: The year in religion

Hillary Clinton's fuzzy math on her Wall Street donors.

Tell me to get back on the horse and continue my diet. My will power is weak tonight. Plus I have

SpaceX did it.

Bernie has disavowed Super Pacs -- but he can't stop them from working on his behalf.

Links to polls.

FDA overturns 30-year ban on blood donations by gay men

The Inside Story Of The Horrible Days After The Worst Day Of Obama's Presidency

Bernie Sanders Just Set A New Record For Presidential Campaign Contributions

One thing is for sure, Trump is afraid of Bernie, not so much of Hillary.

Bernie Sanders isn't letting go of data breach controversy


Jury finds violent arrest on NY parkway put dog in danger

An overflow crowd for Bernie Sanders in Sioux City, Iowa.

Briton killed in Peru ayahuasca ceremony texted girlfriend about 'bad experience' in Amazon

Briton killed in Peru ayahuasca ceremony texted girlfriend about 'bad experience' in Amazon

SpaceX Makes History: Successfully Launches, Lands Falcon 9 Rocket

Livestream from Iowa

French power station generates electricity from cheese (pas l'oignon)

Structural Repression: America’s “Soft”-Fascism

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseeker Thread. Winter & a new kitteh gif

The American Media: Pandering to Bias and Ignorance

Obama delivered his strongest rebuke yet of Donald Trump

In case you missed it! (Hillary Group)

Group says U.S. police killed at least 1,152 people this year

Boko Haram violence forces one million children out of school: U.N.

I tried to take one for the team. I tried to watch "Superstore"

Sderot (Israel) co-op marks beginning of bold initiative for periphery towns

Exclusive: In favoring Middle East ally, U.S. glossed over human rights record

a beautiful collection of pics for this winter solstice--wishing peace, joy and blessings to all.

Adding Up the Broken Souls

Romancing the Sunni: A US policy tragedy in three acts; Act I

Has the Time Come for Democratization of the Economy?

Founding Fathers Loathe Stupidparty

Bern the Clown Car

Bern the Clown Car

Kansas is 5th state where lottery prizes may have been fixed

Pope Francis declares list of 'needed virtues' for Catholic church

When you can, and if you haven't, streaming on Netflix is "The Roosevelts"

Maintenance worker accused of setting bomb under bosses' bed

They're gonna need some new colors

For the Unthinking Fuckwit from Purgatory Iron Works and His Idiotic “Jet Fuel” Demonstration

Have we gone 24 hours without a Clinton/DNC fuck up? Email? Web leak? Debates? Nixon is

A question regarding hidden jury posts...

President Obama's Interview With NPR's Steve Inskeep - December 2015

SpaceX launched the Falcon tonight, and landed it safely again.

Martin Shkreli's lawyer wants two weeks in Cancun + feels need to prove "not a flight risk"

Four Questions Bernie Needs To Answer.

Man shot, paralyzed by Northern California officer dies

Earth Mother's Night (winter solstice)

O.K., you Lounge gourmet snobs, what's better merlot or sauvignon - tasting

Judge Says You Cannot Lock Up People On Probation for Being Poor..

"This is terrorism. No child in America deserves to feel that way."

E-Cigs' Inconvenient Truth: It's Much Safer to Vape (long read)

“Star Wars” got us ready for Reagan: “You suddenly have permission to think in very juvenile terms a

The Potential Cost Of Defunding Planned Parenthood;


Why Does the GOP Want to Bomb Agrabah?

Bette Midler, I Love YOU!

Awesome long exposure shot of tonight's SpaceX launch . Launch, reentry, and landing.

The Billionaire Class Is TERRIFIED.

Wisconsin state legislator encourages vigilante shootings... I kid you not

Poll finds Cubans in Miami aghast at welfare abuses

Pic On Twitter: Kid In Bernie T Shirt Yells At Donald Trump.

new electronic voting machine design?

Rob Reich On The Truth About Chumps Candidacy.

Krugman: Donald Trump’s winning because GOP trained its base not to care about facts, truth

Has anyone been to Iowa to volunteer?

Lawrence O'Donnell actually covering Bernie Sanders!?!?

One thing is for sure, Republicans are most certainly not afraid of Bernie Sanders.

I've put away most of a bottle of Pinot Noir this evening.

Any idea which "establishment" candidate gets Lindsey Graham's <* % of voters?

Thousands Join Paraguay General Strike

Grand jury decides against indictments in Sandra Bland case

What are the admins drinking this primary season?

Disney Installs Metal Detectors At All Entrances To Its Theme Parks. Bans Toy Guns/Costumes.

Imagine a World:

Is Bernie "Far out" or "farm out"

I participated in a Jury yesterday

Sanders Wins South Carolina AFL-CIO Endorsement

Hillary, Wasserman and DNC are smearing shit over anyone to the left of Reagan...

Over 1,100 in Sioux City, IA

Breaking News Grand jury in case of Sandra Bland, who died in police custody, decided not to return

TCM Schedule for Thursday, December 24, 2015 -- Robert Osborne's Christmas Eve Picks

KETV Omaha: Blacks only meeting' held at 32nd, Pinkney

TCM Schedule for Friday, December 25, 2015 -- What's On Tonight: Orphans

Orphaned Kitten Raised by a Dog Mama Now Thinks He’s a Puppy

TCM Schedule for Saturday, December 26, 2015 -- The Essentials - Fred & Ginger

People Are Waking Up to the Darkness in American Policing, and the Police Don’t Like It One Bit

Can Jews Back 'Black Lives Matter' and Be Pro-Israel?

When you are in the booth making your choice between Bernie, Martin and Hillary

Your Drunk Neighbor -- Donald Trump (way too funny)

Gallup poll: after Trump attacks Muslims, his support among Democrats INCREASES

Attorney general: Classroom gun ban would violate campus carry law


Donald Trump: Hillary Clinton 'got schlonged' in 2008

"Justice" in America

The Smartest Gal in the Big Tent

The only legitimate WAY TO WIN...

Obama is.......

Full Video: Bernie Sanders Speaks to Journal Editorial Board (1hr.)

SpaceX Landing - Nails It - Clip Just In

"Martin O'Malley, former governor or Maryland, appeared to be the only presidential candidate

Princeton Students Are Right: Woodrow Wilson Was Way Worse Than You Think

Bernie Sanders Swings With Swagger in Sioux City (Des Moines Register)

They really, sincerely, don't get it.

Panama court orders arrest of ex-president over spying

Panama court orders arrest of ex-president over spying

Top 10 worst Texans

And If You Ever Wondered If Voting Systems Can Be Rigged... You'd Better Have A Seat

The Reformed Lumenprole Check In and Appreciation Thread

Star Wars Beats 'Jurassic' World Record With $529M Global Bow

Question for those here since before Iraq war II

The Reformed Lumenprole Check In and Appreciation Thread

Local Jews in shock after Ukrainian city of Konotop elects neo-Nazi mayor

A $5.3 million shrine to a $52 nylon flag? Seriously?

This Is What It Looks like When Thousands of Migratory Birds Descend on Peru

This Is What It Looks like When Thousands of Migratory Birds Descend on Peru

PETA calls out SeaWorld after another orca dies in captivity

Why would I want to be the leader of a party of such assholes?

Oberlin College's Food and Cultural Appropriation

Haiti: Fury at vote ‘fraud’ leads to rioting by poll losers

Cuban Economy Grows 4 Per Cent In 2015 Despite US Blockade, Financial Restraits

A Place so Remote?

Hillary Clinton camp to Donald Trump: 'Hell no' on apology

In 2006, Bernie Sanders Voted In Support Of An Immigration Conspiracy Theory

Help pro-Bernie Ohio Statehouse Candidate David Sparks crowd-fund $1000

I saw Star Wars today. All I have to say is…

Bernie doing surprise visit to Reno Sunday for town hall

Donald Trump echoes DU members' comments re. why Hillary was late at the debate.

Democratic Debate Blog: Hillary Clinton supporters ‘shoving,’ DNC truce with Bernie, Grace O’Malley.

Martin O’Malley makes appeal to young voters at Concord High School.

Trump Supporter Arrested for Allegedly Planning to Bomb Muslims

Ted Cruz’s Holiday Campaign Ad Is Ho Ho Horrible

Cops taze, pepper spray, manhandle stroke victim

Nastiest typo I've seen in a while


PSA: DU needs volunteers for forum hosts!

Toshiba to book record loss, cut 5 percent of workforce this year

Researchers Solve Juniper Backdoor Mystery; Signs Point to NSA

Japan FSA to fine Ernst affiliate $16.5 million over Toshiba audit: source

Polls may actually underestimate Donald Trump’s support: study

All I wanted to do was to watch a bit of news while I dozed off ...

Grand Jury Declines to Indict Anyone in Death of Sandra Bland

Flint Toxic Water Situation Is Not New, It's Criminal, It's Past Time for Accountability

Daily Holidays - December 22

DU: I present my favorite carol: Stuck in the Smokehole of our Tipi

By Funding Foreign Militaries, the U.S. Is Spreading Terrorism

Southwest Airlines Agrees to Pay $2.8 Million to Settle Action Alleging Federal Aviation Administrat

A Different Kind of Courage

Observer: Turkey's Interventionist Foreign Policy Counterproductive

Support for legal abortion at highest level in 2 years

If someone is banned here,

Where is that video?

Debbie Wasserman Schultz launched a 'Political Suicide Bombing' of Sanders campaign

Dungeness crab season opening remains delayed

Why Debbie-Wasserman-Schultz never should have been appointed DNC Chairperson in the first place

Kenyan Muslims shield Christians in Mandera bus attack

The next three holidays from the Oatmeal:

now that's a ton of lights

Top 10 Worst Texans of 2015

I’m Ashamed Republicans Represent My Country

Kreml dencounces german Ukraine-documentary as made-up propaganda

Establishment candidate she may be, but that doesn't mean that Hillary doesn't face appalling sexism

Exec director of Deep East TX Council of Governments and family named in 51-page federal indictment

Abbas’ Fatah Organization Hails Assassinated Hezbollah Terror Master Samir Kuntar on Day of Funeral

I-69 conversion project progressing bit by bit

Retired Head of Milton Hershey School criticizes millions paid to boardmembers of the charity

Citgo ordered to pay $460K in overtime back wages

Citgo ordered to pay $460K in overtime back wages

Opinion Please? Which Republican Senate Seats Most Vulnerable in attempt to Take Back the Senate ?

Joe Madison:Trump was insinuating Mrs.Clinton was in the bathroom having a lesbian affair with one

New Server!

Presidential Front-Runners Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton Face Off

New Quinnipiac Poll: Clinton 61 (+1) - Sanders 30 - O'Malley 2 - undec 4 (-3)

If Trump goes 3rd party, Hillary wins in landslide

Feds subpoena records for governor’s travel, pay as DA

Council proposes £25.92 'lifting charge' to help elderly up when they fall

Two questions - Sorry it was more than six months ago that I posted my announcement

Now this is cool! Has anyone seen this?

A cat cafe finally lands in Albuquerque’s lap

In 1977 a movie came out that I have loved ever since. A guy named Mark Hamill was incredible in it.

Central Texas Research Chimps Face Uncertain Future

Gov. Pete Ricketts (R-NE) changing staff lineup; privately paid adviser will go on public payroll

Pep Guardiola to leave Bayern

X-Post from GD: Disney Installs Metal Detectors At All Entrances To Its Theme Parks

100 flee when deputies break up Putnam County dogfight where 19 dogs were seized

100 flee when deputies break up Putnam County dogfight where 19 dogs were seized

100 flee when deputies break up Putnam County dogfight where 19 dogs were seized

Trump promises not to kill journalists.

It's Tuesday Morning And Quinnipiac has a new nat'l post debate poll HRC 61% (+1) SBS 30 (+0) MOM 2%

Wisconsin Mayor Says Muslim Obama Has 'Destroyed Fabric Of Democracy'

Bernie’s so called “black-voter” problem

Finally found an adequate replacement for

Meet Mabel, an endangered baby pygmy hippo now at the Omaha Zoo

"It is time for progressives, in this country to stand up and demand a genuinely democratic process"

Northwest Missouri State beats Shepherd 34-7, wins Division II national championship

Donald Trump: Hillary "Got Schlonged" In 2008.

Bobby Jindal's controversial portrait being returned to Kenner owner

Latest storm-surge maps show shocking scenarios for south Louisiana

Clinton to call for Alzheimer's cure, increase spending to $2 billion annually

That's some fugged up weather in the South

The story of the Trump candidacy has very little to do with Donald Trump.

Ozell Sutton, Arkansas native civil rights leader, dies at 90

"Kick Me"

Donald Trump Launches Vulgar Attack Against Hillary Clinton

Clinton Made a Huge Mistake: Media Now Playing Trump 24/7 credibly calling Hillary a Liar

Ohio Bill Would Require Burial Or Cremation Of Fetal Remains

Can you imagine?

WHOA! Virginia will no longer recognize concealed carry permits from 25 states that have reciprocity

"Merry Christmas, Damm*t!" . . . Please come CAPTION Donald Trump!!!

Bernie vs the DNC?

Spying laws hidden in budget bill

Poll:If the election were held today, who would you vote for?

"Jingle Bells, Obama Smells, A Muslim All The Way..."

GOP lawmaker on concealed carry: 'Law-abiding citizens can help clean our society of these scumbags'

Horrible scene from War on Christmas Internment camp

Poll: Donald Trump trails Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders in matchup

The real story behind the killing of Samir Kantar

Clinton's Campaign Admits Hillary Was Wrong About Trump ISIS Videos

"'A woman president?' Are you freaking kidding me?" . . . Please come CAPTION Donald Trump!!!!

O Little State of Delaware

Bernie Sanders swings with swagger in Sioux City

Chipotle’s stock drops after another E. coli outbreak

A yinzer's Night Before 'Chrismis' (Cute and kind of funny)

IPOs Collapse, “Worst Year Since 2009,” Worst Dec. since 2008

Hillary Clinton Visits Iowa Students Tuesday

Video - 1984 Democratic Debate - "Don't Throw away your conscience"

Iraqi troops storm centre of Ramadi in bid to oust Islamic State militants

Warming Lakes Speed Up Methane Emissions

Scott Walker Corruption Case Threatens to Implicate Wisconsin Supreme Court Justices

So JP Morgan had to cough up a piddly little 150 million

Manitowoc Cranes to close Port Washington Wisconsin plant;

Bernie Sanders' Take: We Need Allies To Fight ISIS

82-year-old woman tells police she heard "ISIS is good" during neighbor's sex.

The Smartest Gal in the Big Tent By Manny

Kenyan Muslims shield Christians in Mandera bus attack

2015 Deadspin "Bear of the Year"

Any other speakers of Yiddish out there?

Des Moines Register - Clinton wants to triple Alzheimer's research spending

Can we get an internet poster up of Donald trump sitting on a potty...

Shameless MSNBC to Air Donald Trump ‘Documentary’ Hosted by Chris Matthews

Trump-Tube Babies

Virginia to end concealed carry reciprocity with other states

Urban Dictionary has several definitions for "schlonged"

Reagan's Daughter, Patti Davis: My Dad Would Be 'So Appalled' By GOP Presidential Candidates

Hillary Clinton Ties Economic Strength to National Security in New Ad-to air in IOWA

New Quinnipiac Poll: Sanders most favorably viewed (+9%: 40% - 31%); Clinton (-8%: 43% - 51%); Cruz

How much of Bernie’s New Hampshire support comes from non-Democrats (Republicans and independents)?

Martin O'Malley on State of the Union

Bernie Sanders Group - The swam alerts have begun.

Interesting data point for my 2016 health insurance

Can Someone Give Me The Right Address to Donate To Bernie By Mail?

Wisconsin State Representative calls upon Wisconsin citizens to execute one another via firearms.

Fox News' 10 Most Cringe-Worthy Sexist Moments Of 2015 (gif'd)

CorpWatch: What is Neoliberalism?

Rise of Donald Trump Divides Black Celebrities He calls His Friends

Trump is putting on some weight

Seymour Hersh's Latest Bombshell: U.S. Military Undermined Obama on Syria with Tacit Help to Assad

Here's What the Pentagon's Top Cost Estimator Has to Say About the Death Star

Man who loaned gun to Boston Marathon bombers to be sentenced

Hillary Clinton supporters on this site are freaking ridiculous

SPOILER ALERT! anyway- The Onion Reviews 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

Canada Defense Minister Backs Off Campaign Rejection of F-35 Jet

I hate online shopping. Hate it, hate it, hate it. Despise it.

10 Ways Bernie Sanders Dominated in December

When a campaign period is reduced to talking

No Industry Rips Off Consumers More Than Big Pharma: The Latest Scam

Miss Puerto Rico In Trouble for Going On anti-Muslim Rant Online

Students Say Loyola University Chicago Admins Punishing Participants in On-Campus Worker Protest

Ain't that sumtin - Last place I'd expect it to happen

Homeless Angelenos call the riverbank home. What will happen when El Niño hits?

Randolph the Dead Nose Reindeer

Pittsburgh, PA decriminalizes weed

What makes an infant "tender and mild?"

Hillary Clinton: Likable

“… clean our society of scum bags ...”

TYT: Trump Supporter Arrested After Plotting To Murder Muslims

TYT: Miss Puerto Rico Banned For Anti-Muslim Rant

More Things You Have To Believe To Be A Republican Today, War On Christmas 2015 Edition

TYT: The Real Drug Problem In America

In Endorsement, IBEW 1837 States, “Bernie Sanders Has The Best Labor Record Of Any Presidential Cand


Memo from Jen Palmieri-Clinton's Comm. Director--> Re: Trumps degrading words that affects all women

IBEW Local 1837 (NH) just endorsed Bernie

Very disappointing: Bernie Sanders repeats falsehoods about data breach.

The Fed Raises Rates—by Paying the Banks

Sarah Palin: Only vote for an atheist if the other choice is a Muslim

Why do people keep bringing up Trump here

Right-wingers still attacking Chelsea Clinton (Updated)

The Green Party's Jill Stein: Let's Be Honest About the Obama Legacy (Int. w/ Cenk Uygur - edited)

Comprehensive Guide to Circumventing Media Propaganda

Greece set to recognize a Palestinian state

Somehow, a Kickstarter Project to Protect You from Spooky “Signals” is Nearing Its Funding Goal

O'Malley announces four-day Iowa swing.

Trump's using the vulgarity "shlonged' about hillary in 2008 will make his GOP poll #s jump up.

I am so glad that no DU member would ever defend Donald Trump

About 1975 or 1976, I saw an episode of "One Day At A Time..."

Chicago: CTA Launches Loop Link Rapid Bus Service

Woman met her husband through a cat

Glenn Greenwald: Fascism’s Fellow Traveller

Calumet City man shoots at would-be robber

Do we all agree Donald Trump's ugly, sexist, and misogynistic comments are worthy of rebuke?

TYT: A Message From Lindsey Graham. I QUIT!

MEANWHILE, in Wisconsin...

The one thing GOP candidates can't say will knock Trump out in first debate with a Democrat:

TYT - 12.18.15: Bernie vs. The DNC

Mexican Cartel's Email Threat to Head of ISIS

Please Do Tell, Benham Brothers, Why We Liberals Hate Christmas Or "The Muslim 9/11 Protests?"

DEC 22: Months in the making-the day is finally here! @HillaryClinton is in Keota!IOWA

Sam Seder- Jeb Bush: AMAZING Debate Supercut

My two cents on the Hillary-Trump kerfuffle for what it's worth

Pope Francis Reverses Position On Capitalism After Seeing Wide Variety Of American Oreos

Sam Seder- Jeb Bush: Losing Is the New Winning!

Bipolar man on verge of deportation to a country he left as a baby — 57 years ago

$50K a night in San Jose? Welcome to the Super Bowl circus

$50K a night in San Jose? Welcome to the Super Bowl circus (xpost from Sports)

I love how the TV weather people are ooo-ing and ahhh-ing over the record high temps this week...

Toon: Tipping the Scales

Nursing Home Workers Share Explicit Photos of Residents on Snapchat

Ted Cruz doesn't have a "schlong" problem

Sam Seder- Clinton Vs. Sanders: Foreign Policy

Our Obsession w/Strong-Man Leadership is Un-American & Un-Natural

Which Side Are You On? Third Way (Hillary) vs. FDR (Bernie)

Tuesday Toon Roundup 1- Trump Christmas

In wake of controversy, Bernie surges 20% higher than his previous mark in predictive markets

The Drunk Bros of Santacon Explain How to Get Girls

Pic Of The Moment: Congratulations Donald Trump! Politifact's 2015 Liar Of The Year

Tuesday Toon Roundup 2: The Rest

Couple finds sanctuary in Canada to escape killings of writers in Bangladesh

Stephen Colbert: Nope, Nothing Threatening About Ads That Can See You

Forget about Steve Harvey screwing things up so badly at the Miss Universe pageant...

Nine Numbers That Cry Out: 'Bring On Bernie!'

Fuck Donald Trump, fuck his brownshirts, and fuck his apologists everywhere.

A hat to "protect" us, from what?

Life-saving technology has been turned on for Amtrak trains in the northeast.

Even if tRump loses, he has erased all the social gains that have been made for the better...

Religious leaders are especially alarmed by anti-Muslim rhetoric

The Death of Jacqueline Smith

national geographic picture contest

And then there is Chris, Matthews, again

Rolling Stone: "2015: The Year Obama Stopped Giving Any Fucks"

Cross post: Comprehensive Guide to Circumventing Media Propaganda

Well, GDP finally pushed me here

A Christmas Story from "Smoke"

Syria: As the bombs fall, the people of Damascus rally round Bashar al-Assad

I will never see a movie not 'spoiled' i wish i would and it'd take so little

The from DNC’s “data-gate” disaster was completely avoidable—and extremely troubling

Which Side Are You On?

O'Malley seeks to stand out during Keene stop.

So does this mean he's going to off himself?

Clinton donors say Sanders is raising more than the front-runner - Politico

Muslims shield Christians when Al-Shabaab attacks bus in Kenya

O'Malley seeks to stand out during Keene stop.

Palestinian family found unconscious inside home after tear gas attack

Trump's Attack on Hilary - Something all Women voters should see

Bernie supporters thank you to dws thread

Bernie Sanders: Sandra Bland ‘would be alive today if she were a white woman’

Here’s the Type of Unethical Liberal That Needs To Be Called Out by the Left

When the Republican and Democrat establishments are both working against a candidate....

Why do these political pundits always refer to candidates with an "a" before their name?

Elon Musk's vision vs Donald Trumps idiocy

Every once in a while, I feel like I need to post this:

NY Times: Sued Over Old Debt, and Blocked From Suing Back

Dear Media Assholes, You can't stop the revolution!!!

Obama, GOP Leaders May be Plotting TPP Sneak

Ohio lawmakers attack women’s rights with hideous bill demanding they bury fetuses

Not able to look-up DU members by clicking on their handle

Posters are following me and my friend around DU and trying to bait me/us into hides.

Prediction:The date of the Jan. 17th debate will be changed

Record levels of Fukushima radiation detected off West Coast — Massive plume stretches for more...

Higher levels of Fukushima cesium detected offshore

Friend who gave Boston Marathon bombers gun sentenced to time served

Gov. Martin O'Malley with Keene Sentinel editorial board

Today's Google Doodle: Winter Solstice

Obama’s Two Mistakes That Lost The Country

Trump Television (TTV) to air a one hour public blowjob of The Donald

Homeless people are not cockroaches or vermin – they are human and have rights

My sister had a friends laptop factory reset and there were pictures on it that

Which one is it???

In wake of the wake of controversy, Bernie plummets 17% from his high 30 minutes ago

There are right-wing conservatives who call themselves Democrats - they are here because

8.3 million people signed up for the ACA. Sign-UPS topped last year. Estimates that

Support for Nuclear == Denial

Joy To The World (Goat Edition)

Tuesday, December 22 Quinnipac

What should America do with its $2-per-gallon gas windfall?

As Sandy Hook Anniversary Passes, Mass Shootings Still Plague Country

Trump’s uncomfortable American legacy

China moves toward universal self-censorship

Why Bernie's transaction tax to fund free education for our kids is a GOOD idea.

Salute to Amy Goodman.......

Welcome the Penguin: December, 1915.

Clinton donors say Sanders is raising more than the front-runner

New Budget Deal Bans IRS From Regulating "Social Welfare" Groups That Spend Big on Politics

Maybe confiscation of all guns is the answer

Why Hillary will get my vote....

From Daily Kos: BREAKING SCANDAL: Democratic Presidential candidate has Democratic Party connections

The pot business may be legal, but newspapers can’t run ads for it, the U.S. Postal Service says

DWS Is Rat F-ing Our Party And Bernie At The Same Time - Scheduling Debates For Low Viewership

Preparations under way for Catholic university in Vietnam

Send Me Some Snow

Interfaith Round-Table: A Conversation On Theology

GOP Las Vegas debate, SNL Style

Peace on Earth/Little Drummer Boy with Will Ferrell & John C. Reilly Funny Or Die Funny Or Die

The work/drum conundrum

Thanks Again, Debbie!

France foils attack plot, plans constitutional reforms

Saw my first Trump sticker today. Guy pulls in with big flags on both sides of his van up

NRC drafts guidance for 80-year (reactor) lives

New ‘Israeli Lives Matter’ Campaign to Memorialize Individuals Killed in Palestinian Terror Attacks

Thom vs. Morano - Has the Climate Denial Machine Officially Won?

Naftali Bennett Condemns Jewish Extremists, Backs Shin Bet

Settling the Argument Once & For All: Why Die Hard Absolutely is a Christmas Movie

Your Worried About A War On CHRISTMAS???

BBC: "Police released images of some of the substances found in Mark Colborne's home address"

We Bailed Them Out. Now It's Their Turn.

The Koch-Like Family You’ve Never Heard Of Influencing State Legislatures

December 22, 1998 rubber tapper, trade union leader, and environmental activist – is assassinated

Legendary Paris 'Madame' who supplied prostitutes to JFK, Gaddafi and Brando dies at 92

Sanders' press sec'y Symone Sanders on Dem Now yesterday

This holiday season, workers in poultry plants need a union

Bernie On The Kinder Morgan Northeast Energy Direct Pipeline:

Poll: Americans trust Trump to fight the War on Christmas

Franklin Graham Quits The GOP

University of California sells private prison holdings following student campaign

University of California sells private prison holdings following student campaign (xpost from GD)

Hillary Clinton Campaign Calls Donald Trump’s Comments ‘Degrading’ to Women

America, Look at What Donald Trump Is Doing to Us

So much for the ‘second-term curse’

Harrison Ford Vice Chair Conservation International : I will match your donation

happy solstice all, this is some writing I like:

Thanks Obama

Bryan Fischer is still at it...

Bernie Sanders Breaks Fundraising Record

This Jets season could end in heartbreak

24000 Colombia state agents implicated in war-related crimes

24000 Colombia state agents implicated in war-related crimes

First on CNN: Secret Service agent's gun, badge stolen near White House

Colombia legalises medical marijuana

Colombia legalises medical marijuana

Bernie Sanders launches Nevada TV ad campaign

The Lost Female Figures of Christmas - Part I

Help me out: what are the best and what are the worst times to go to Motor Vehicles?

Sex tape row: German court orders man to destroy naked images

Bernie Sanders - 25 Hottest Sex Symbols of 2015 | Rolling Stone

Stakeholders deserve to be fully informed.

Reader alert, this is from Fox "News": 'Pompeii of the Americas' reveals Mayans operated differently

Reader alert, this is from Fox "News": 'Pompeii of the Americas' reveals Mayans operated differently

Question for the hosts of this forum

RoJo's Christmas wish list ...

Now I wonder again why a Bernie Sanders group message keeps getting hidden

Honduras to convert US-built airbase into airport for capital

Honduras to convert US-built airbase into airport for capital

What's for Dinner, Tues., Dec. 22, 2015

Athena, The Little Fighter kitty rescue by Veronica Furukawa Hagerstown, MD

Will O'Malley quit before Iowa or is he staying to hurt Bernie because he wants to be Hillary's VP?

This cartoon has 33 recs and is on the Greatest page:

Bernie and O'Malley should tell the DNC to f--k off when it comes to debates.

Today, @HillaryClinton unveiled her plan to combat #Alzheimer's. Read it here:

Talk radio supports Ted Cruz openly! This is a sea change.

From the horse's mouth: the NGP Van statement on the data breach.

"31 Rock" Season 1 Trailer, Featuring Sarah Palin

~60 hours late, Hillary changes her message about Trump.

Kentucky alters marriage licenses citing County Clerk Kim Davis and religious beliefs

Donald Trump revives white supremacists movement


Stag Arms goes down

Calls for David Cameron to step in after US bars British Muslim family from trip

Woman Arrested After Fighting with Husband who Wouldn't Stop Farting.

Marco Rubio Gets Cheese-Grated on MSNBC - 'Student Govt' Candidate 'B.S.'

Texas company admits to toxic spill in Gulf of Mexico off Grand Isle coast

William Kristol: Republicans Have to Start New Party if Donald Trump Wins

Why is the Garlock Fault displaced only 18 miles by the San Andreas Fault? It's a Zipper!

And thus, to my fellow Texans, I would say this:

Clinton campaign: Trump's 'degrading language' hurts women

Omaha Santa says Pie Face is the most requested Christmas gift this year

Mike Malloy - Bernie Sanders Visits DC Mosque In Defense Of Muslims

STOCK MARKET WATCH -- Wednesday, 23 December 2015

New kind of hydrothermal vent system found in Caribbean

Israeli Embassy Trolls White House, Exclusively Gifts Settlement Goods

Rattled and shaken after seeing open carry in a grocery store

(Updated 12/22) Latest Democratic nomination poll results - courtesy of Sunday

Bernie Sanders to be endorsed by electrical workers' union

Marcel Hirscher almost gets hit by Camera Drone

I will support and vote for OUR Democratic nominee. Because This:

***Posted In The African American Group***

There's now a museum in China devoted entirely to Stephon Marbury

Lawrence O'Donnell exposed HRC's Achilles heel, and made Bernie's case for him...

Mike Malloy - Donald Trump Will Destroy The Republican Party

Hillary Clinton-"It's important to stand up to bullies wherever they are."

How Hillary responded to one brave question about bullying from the town hall in Keota: Iowa

Has anyone ever been to a Hillary event?

Bernie Sanders Makes Rolling Stone's Top 25 Hottest Sex Symbols for 2015


Benghazi Hearing: GOP’s Embarrassing Shame, Clinton’s Triumphant Vindication

Tweety plugging El Trumpo coverage on MSNBC...

Quite a number of OPs get locked because they are in the wrong forum.

Where should teabaggers see themselves in the Christmas story?

A neat chart to help understand exposure.

Did I hear Scarborough actually go after Rubio?

Bernie Sanders Makes Rolling Stone's Top 25 Hottest Sex Symbols for 2015

The African Tree That Could Help Replace Palm Oil (link added)

Michael Bay has made a movie about Benghazi

Does the media have a double standard on Hillary Clinton’s and Donald Trump’s embellishments?

Will anyone watch Chris Mathews' special on Trump, tonight!

Ultimate cat fix!

Nebraska native among 6 U.S. service members killed in suicide attack

I'm going to support a Democrat in the General Election

Saturday's debate drew 7.85 million viewers, per Nielsen

Looks like education in Arizona is screwed.

NFL balks at funding major brain study

After the band announced a Chicago "reunion," Peter Cetera has "emphatically declined"

Mike Malloy - "Heroes" My Ass...

Clinton loses ground In first post debate poll

Bad news: Scientists say we could be underestimating Arctic methane emissions