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Archives: November 28, 2011

Citizens declare war on abuses in Egypt vote

Ex-trooper questions Pa. police in another death

San Jose Admits Communication Error With Public

Iran says 150,000 missiles pointed at Israel

Ok this is odd...two different posters claiming we want pd brutality

Tebow brought the Broncos from behind to win. Again.

OccupyPhilly GA livestream link

Scary video about fake Viagra

What Happened to the Tea Party?

Third person accuses Syracuse’s Bernie Fine of molestation

Neto's Tucson: Artist's imagination stirred by mission's saints, angels

"We've got better things to do than set up catering trucks to get busted,"

IMF Readying Loan of as Much as $794 Billion for Italy -- Futures way up

(UK) MPs may be breaking law in offering work to unpaid interns

Time to enjoy the penguins..lovely video

Livestream of LA Occupy facing off with police

Occupy Philly still holding strong...

Granite Pizzas, an Election Year, and a D.U. Dilemma

Was the ISI involved in the Pakistani border post bombings?

A drilling platform rises on the Blackfeet Reservation with Chief Mountain and Glacier Park

What moved them to join Occupy Phoenix - and get arrested

Underwater - toon

Naomi Wolf’s ‘Shocking Truth’ About the ‘Occupy Crackdowns’ Offers Anything but the Truth

Secret Fed Loans Gave Banks Undisclosed $13B

Self delete

Robert Reich just tweeted his guess for the upcoming election...

Occupy L.A. rejects last-ditch plea to leave City Hall

Understanding The History And Purpose Of FOX News

286 candidates filed 'Statements of Candidacy' for 2012

Damn... Those PERF/DHS Guys Are Fucking Brilliant... Didn't See The 3 Dimensional Naomi Coming, Man

Occupy Philly live stream

Link to the 60 Minutes Overtime piece on families living in cars

live from Los Angeles general Assembly link:

Security guard in hot water over treatment of 4-year-old shoplifter

If you haven't seen "Inside Job", see it.

A suggested Facebook status for anyone who, like me has right-wing FB friends

US military commanders in E Afghanistan are (unfortunately) driving US/Pakistan policy

Dear Occupy Pittsburgh

Anybody actually watching Angelina Jolie on 60 Minutes?

Jordan Starts to Shake - Nicolas Pelham

Libyan interim youth and sports minister resigns

School district bans Christmas/Hanukah

She's not apologizing! (Emma Sullivan)

She's not apologizing! (Emma Sullivan)

Bangladeshis head back to Libya

Sen. Bob Corker jeered at GM plant ceremony in Spring Hill, Tenn.

Copenhagen to consider bill to legalize marijuana

Scott Walker's Palace Guard squashed citizen rights

Egyptians head to the polls for first vote since historic revolt

IPad-Crazed Toddlers to Spur Holiday Sales Rush

Secret Fed Loans Gave Banks Undisclosed $13B

It's now 12:05 in LA, and raid NOT in progress. Calm talk with police officer, then cop walked away.

Cain letter to Iowans: Blacks sold bill of goods that conservatives are racist

New Hampshire Union Leader endorsement cited by the Left Coast Sports Babe + more

Congress to Vote on EXPLICITLY Creating a Police State

Live video of OWS eviction from KTLA if your interested.


PBS Introduces New Television Channel in Britain

Self-deleted by member

How do you relax?

Story update: SWAT team's shooting of Marine causes outrage

Last night at our reunion party we had a great sing along

A blast from the past--why nonviolence is the best tactic

Who Really Owns the Fairy Farm?

Occupy Wall Street launches student debt refusal campaign

Archaeologist traces Pocahontas wedding site

Suicide car bomb kills 11 at Iraqi prison

Eurozone crisis live: OECD predicts recessions in UK and the eurozone {live}

In Less Than 1/2 An Hour, The City Of Los Angeles Will Be On The Wrong Side Of History...

Peace One Day

Attend the rally Nov. 29 to support locked-out sugar workers!

Freight Farms Grows Organic, Local Produce in Recycled Shipping Containers

DNC: Mitt vs. Mitt -- The story of two men trapped in one body

Dallas County braces for loss of millions that helped homeless and mentally ill

Violent Psychiatric Ward Patients Fit 'Profile'

Peppered students encircled, challenged police to go thru them

Bizarre Claim Against Eating Disorder Clinic (inducing false memories of being raped/satanic cult)

Romney in 2006 Backed Immigration Stance He Now Deems ‘Amnesty’

Looting: The Economic Underworld of Bankruptcy for Profit

Left-Right Coalition on Supreme Court Defends Right to Challenge Witnesses

I'm watching OakFoSho and the cops are

Should Postal Service Offer eMailboxes and Data Storage? Other Countries Do

Should Postal Service Offer eMailboxes and Data Storage? Other Countries Do

#Occupy Los Angeles Pics, 11 27 2011, dialup warning (Pre-Raid)

So how close are we? ...

What health insurance plans...

Whoopdee freakin' do! So, Newt got an endorsement from a podunk newspaper!

Dealers See Fed Buying $545B Mortgage Bonds

Dealers See Fed Buying $545B Mortgage Bonds

Dealers See Fed Buying $545B Mortgage Bonds

Pakistan nukes not safe, says former minister Qureshi

Germany, France Seek Quick Fix to Shore Up Euro Zone

Germany's original plan was to try to secure agreement among all 27 EU countries for a limited chang

Feds launch 30-day review of Shell’s Arctic drilling plan

Occupy L.A. defies vacate order peacefully

Jim Morin Toon Nails Newt

Military Detention Versus We the People

One voice stood out among many during recent Occupy Wall Street protests

Check MSNBC and your Los Angeles internet TV feeds, Villainaigosa about to speak

Romney gains support of top Wall Street donor

Curious if there is a national #ows website to link

Our Problems Stem From Our Acceptance Of This Filthy Rotten...

What if 99 percent had their own Super Committee?

Ralph Nader sponsored debate on CSPAN right now.

Bounty offered for proof of petition destruction in Wisconsin

CBC: Girls closing gender gap in math

WIsconsin Sierra Club Endorses Scott Walker Recall

Mortar hits Iraq parliament car park, kills one - sources

The Practical Nomad - Amazing Race 19, Ep. 8: Swimming in Lake Malawi

Immigration: Romney took identical position to Gingrich’s in a 2006 interview with Bloomberg,

Nato braces for reprisals after deadly air strike on Pakistan border post

Is there a "do-not-email" site where you can sign up? Is there any way

Breaking (LIVE VIDEO): Occupy LA eviction


Toon: Dual Triggers

Toon: Lifestyles of the Stealthily Wealthy

Barney Frank not running in 2012

Proving the 99% right

Well, it looks like LA is next. The cops are moving in. But wait a minute . . . .

House Democrats outraise GOP It’s 1st time minority party gains fundraising edge since ’94 cycle

A second chance for faulty food? FDA calls it 'reconditioning'

A second chance for faulty food? FDA calls it 'reconditioning'

San Francisco Federal Reserve Employee Admits Fed is a Private Corporation

Secret Fed Loans Gave Banks Undisclosed $13B

November 28: A Tale of Two Universities

Cain’s ’9-9-9 The Movie’ admits plan favors corporations

Live Stream Oakland:

This Little Girl Is Our Favorite Reason This Week To End The Wars

Lindsey Graham calls for using military against American citizens

China supports Pakistan in row over Nato border attack

The Future of the Obama Coalition

Republican dirty tricks in Wisconsin's Walker recall - #'s reported over weekend false

Allow poor to define their futures

"At this time, I do not think an apology would be a sincere thing for me to do."

"At this time, I do not think an apology would be a sincere thing for me to do."

Ken Russell dies aged 84

A reminder - why we need to stay vigilant on Pro-choice legislation

I've never seen such an amazing display of real patriotism before

20 people named in killing of A F Younes

20 people named in killing of A F Younes

Blazing Saddles in Pakistan

Pakistan fuel suppliers protest against Nato attack

Pepper spray for your convenience

Pepper spray for your convenience

Live video of Barney Frank retirement announcement...

Just A Thought For Us All...

Fox "News"

OWS Toons

Ya Know... The Naomi Wolf/PERF/DHS/#OWS Conundrum Is An Interesting Problem Here...

As some of you know I got off the bottle a few years ago

Anybody have any Drano?

Why Occupy...

To Conservatives, Climate Change is Trojan Horse to Abolish Capitalism

Looking at getting a Kindle Fire or Nook - additional info please

Cummings Wants Hearing On Fed Loans

WI state senator wants notarization requirement for recall petitions

US and Pakistan enter the danger zone

Ron Paul 2012!

Twelve dead in Indonesia bridge collapse

Great article on Kansas Twitter hooha, Brownback & Sullivan: Brownback Panics Over Teen's Tweet

Support Emma Sullivan, post your comments to Gov Sam Brownback here

No penalty for teen who tweeted about KS governor

Should a Kansas high School student be forced to apologize for tweeting criticism of Gov. Brownback?

My advice to the 99%

Bill Clinton says Gingrich surge a result of thoughtful positions

Nashville prisoner sues Metro for millions after having miscarriage

Lana Peters, Stalin’s Daughter, Dies at 85

Average New House Price Drops To Lowest Since 2003

A true loss IMO: Barney Frank not seeking re-election in 2012

Picture - LAPD walking toward today's University of California Regent's meeting

A possible lesson for national Democrats?

CNN: Gingrich's Child-Janitors Idea Would Cost Schools Billions

Judge in NY strikes down $285 million Citigroup settlement with SEC over mortgage investment

Texas pharmacists warn Medicaid cuts imperil their businesses

Wisconsin: Facebook user advocates burning recall petitions

A New Republican Presidential Debate Forum is Planned

Libyan and Maltese prime ministers met the two pilots that defected after refusing to bomb Libyan

Banking System Rotten to the Core - an orchard of one percenters.

Mastermind of $850,000 Smear Campaign Against Occupy Wall Street Co-Hosting Mitt Romney Fundraiser

Ms. Emma a picture, a story, and the Gov's new name.

Ashes, Hopes and Heroes...

Support Udall amendment to strip provisions which allow U.S. citizens 2 b captured in U.S.

Oops,posted in the wrong place

#OccupySupply Store -- Cool way to support OWS -- love it.

Holy shit, OccupyLA has spotted

#OLA riot cops on scene

Mitt vs. Mitt, story of 2 men trapped in one body, video by DNC!!!

President Obama speaks to issue of locking up Americans without charges ("homeland battlefield")

Send this video to your wingnut friends

"Should We All Go Gluten-Free?" - 18 Million Americans have gluten sensitivity

Amazon Accused of Systematic Job Subsidy Abuse

6th Earthquake in 4 days reported in Oklahoma

UO (Univ of Oregon) Student Paper Gets Heat for Pursuing Tip, Not Calling Police

The Hard Times Generation

My Open Letter to a Heritage Foundation Hack RE: Drug Testing of People on Welfare

Alex Wagner (MSNBC) asks "Is it SO hard for left-leaning Democrats in Congress now that...

Republican Dream Map Dashed (TX)

Republican Dream Map Dashed (TX)

Tonight, we have DUers at a major eviction operation...

Has anyone ever dealt with Barbizon, the modeling "school"?

Major efforts afoot to help students navigate voter ID law (Wisconsin)

What happened last night to #Philadelphia and (CA) #Long Beach occupations?

Rough Times Take Bloom Off a New Year's Rite, the Rose Parade

Cops: Mother tries to run over man, injures baby

A Real Failure to Communicate

This fruitless US confrontation with Iran will backfire

What Crisis? U.S. Drones, Jets Still Fly Over Pakistan

Maxine Waters in line to take over from Frank on Financial Services

Rich People Behaving Badly: Waiting For Our Marie Antoinette Moment

Check out the "cool" new rules at Tx state capital- made in response to OccupyAustin

Judge Blocks Citigroup Settlement With S.E.C.

An "Andy Griffith Show" reference? Really, Gov. Pawlenty?

Occupy L.A. protesters to seek court order to block eviction

"linking arms is no longer defined as non-violent protest", listening to UC regents meeting

freepers flip over palin poop

"corporations have evolved into supercitizens"

Santas see parents shaking head "no" to expensive gifts, scale back kids expectations

Naomi Wolf Apologists Still Lack Facts

Barney Frank Will Be Missed

Shingles recycled into asphalt

Is there ANY chance that the GOP will come up with a serious candidate for 2012?

And some wonder why Americans are so dumbed down.

You cannot easily spot sexual predators!

So this weekend I determined that the guy running "" is an asshole RWer

6 Holiday Traditions Fading Into Obscurity

So why is it that when the IAEA said Saddam didn't have nukes

U.S. Authorities Seize Domain Names

Sherri Shepherd Gives Terrible Cooking Tip: ‘I Put Cold Butter Underneath My Boobs And It Melts It’

Thanks, mods, for giving us time to play catch the goper!

Why hasn't my Twitter worked in about a week?

Walmart in Downtown Athens, GA? Advice needed

First Class passenger charged and escorted off Plane for viewing Child porn on laptop

Barney Frank kicking some ass on his way out.

Barney Frank kicking some ass on his way out.

Bill Clinton:

*Alan Grayson on Rev. Al's show @ 6:30 + Keith show @ 8:00 tonight.

Researchers at U of Toronto treated Alzheimer's patients with brain stimulation and reversed

Slideshow, LA Weekly: LAPD Faces Off Against Occupy L.A.

found this old pic of Newt from his college days

from the Fox 5 website: Georgia Woman Claims 13-Year Affair with Herman Cain

Sandusky has hired a private investigator to study sex-abuse claims, his attorney says

They have gone round the bend, now: Fox noise had a guy on

Cain Affair Thread.

My Husband Would Never Do That© UPDATE: Reverend Al's talking about Cain's 13 YEAR affair! (alleged)

You want our "let them eat cake" moment? You've got it.

Right Wing Terrorists nabbed at Waffle House

Protesters Confronted By Heavy NYPD Presence Near Baruch College (pic)tuition hike approved

There is no budget for the holidays

Cain =

A 13-year affair still counts as a more committed relationship than anything in Newt's history

Far-right presidential candidate unveils vision of strong, closed France

Tomgram: Peter Van Buren, Thought Crime in Washington

Items in '12 Days of Christmas' now top $100K

Anti-Liberal Netanyahu Slams Arab Spring as Anti-Liberal

And babies are part of the 99% too

Kansas governor apologizes for 'overreaction' to teen's disparaging tweet


More police departments look to tune public out

Wall Street pay, bonuses to plummet this year

Fitch affirms AAA US debt rating...

Just spoke with a Barney Frank staffer. I told the young man that although I'm not a constituent ...

Man sues Playboy after he paid to get into iconic mansion - while women walked in for free

Newt and Mitt said to be running neck and neck and neck and neck...

If a full-scale Left revolution started in this country today, would you join it, or resist it?

OccupyRochester shows up to school board meeting...

"I am the 53%"

Idea of civilians using drone aircraft may soon fly with FAA

a MUST read "Marriage Amendment - a Judge's Tale."

Stalin's daughter dies in Wisconsin

Fake Website Tries to Stop Recall Walker Petitions

CNN's ideologically rigid, scandal tainted, ethics-investigation-haunted GOP debate panel

More kids skip school shots in 8 states

Woman arrested over racist rant on tram

Caffeine Linked to Psychosis in Case Series

S. 1867 (NDAA) on CSPAN live:

Wisconsin GOP Faithful Stoop To New Lows In Tampering With Recalls

As a male I ask for general female opinion. Is Newt Gingrich as repulsive

Occupy Elections, With a Simple Message

Turn on Al Sharpton right fugging now - you too 'Cain' enjoy this

With Frank's retirement and Baldwin running for Senate

With Frank's retirement and Baldwin running for Senate

Airlines cut small jets as fuel prices soar-leaving some little cities with fewer flights (or none)

Newt Gingrich on drug laws, entitlements and campaigning: The Yahoo News interview

Footage of racist rant has gone viral, woman under arrest

Here is the dirty secret the 1% is hiding from the rest of us ....

Occupy LA Still Standing: 'LAPD Wants Something From Us, But It's Unclear What Their Demands Are'

Syria’s Brotherhood Favors Turkish Model, Not Iran’s

(Facepalm) Occupy LA protesters subject to arrest 'at any time' – mayor's office

'3 strikes': Proposed law tries to restore intent

Should homeowners have to repair sidewalks or the city?

Are High-IQ People More Likely to Use Drugs?

Congressional Budget Office: Top 1% Income Rose 275% From 1979-2007

Cain discusses quitting campaign

Sen. John McCain says daughter Meghan has gone to the "dark side."

60 minutes piece from today's broadcast- Hard Times Generation: Families living in cars

Ginger met Herm at a National Restaurant Assoc. conference, and he invited her

Let's not forget: The Less Discussed Part of Walker’s Wisconsin Plan: No-Bid Energy Assets Firesales

For a boy on the streets of Cairo, revolution is his only hope

For a boy on the streets of Cairo, revolution is his only hope

Blockbuster story from Bloomberg - NEW DOCS: Secret Fed Loans Gave Banks Undisclosed $13B

So... Here's The Department Of Homeland Security's Organizational Chart, And...

Three Pinocchios For Norquist

A Must-See Tonight: "The War on Weed" Airs on Current TV's Vanguard Series

For Your Consideration... '2012=1968?' - John Heilemann/NewYorkMag (Long... But Interesting)

Assuming that protesters did have to leave...


This is a story that will have you weeping

This is a story that will have you weeping

Meet Ginger White, Herman Cain's latest SCANDAL!!!

Large explosion at nuclear facility in Isfahan, Iran

Large explosion at nuclear facility in Isfahan, Iran

I am waiting for the latest Gallup presidential approval numbers but they haven't shown up yet.

We're one more economic collapse from torches and pitch forks...

Unleashing The Future: Advancing Prosperity Through Debt Forgiveness

Don’t pre-heat your oven. Turns out, it’s not necessary and it’s just wasting energy.

I am going through the U.N. Rights council report about Syria published today , and can't get over

I am going through the U.N. Rights council report about Syria published today , and can't get over

Seeing more homeless folks - breaks my heart and makes me MAD

I defended Black Friday

Did Piers Morgan incriminate himself during his interview of Seth MacFarlane?

The Rude Pundit: Newt Gingrich Is Nothing You Want Him To Be

Who Sunk the US Economy in Debt? No, it's not Government.

French favour voting rights for foreigners: 61% back Socialist Party position

Brownback issues apology for overreacting to tweet.

Brownback issues apology for overreacting to tweet.

British Transport: "We will not tolerate racism in any form on the rail network...

Wounded protester Scott Olsen speaks

I hate to admit, but I think the new Morning Joe intro video is pretty damned funny.

I've heard some lady on CNN twice now say that some people somewhere are throwing

New Scam Warning: UPS package not delivered. Don't open e-mail.

I think people are confusing Naomi Wolf with Naomi Klein. I'm pretty sure of this.

I think people are confusing Naomi Wolf with Naomi Klein. I'm pretty sure of this.

Town [Saranac Lake, NY] keeps Wal*Mart out, opens own store

The Dark Legacy Of Reaganomics

U.S. last in unionization among developed countries

An absolute outrage.

Maxine Waters lobbying for top Financial Services slot

Charlotte Church: I Sang At Murdoch Wedding For 'Good Press'

Snowless Scandinavians wonder 'where's winter?'

Eat more kale! (and less Chick-Fil-A)

Private prison companies strive to keep millions behind bars to keep their profits up.

That Bank Bailout Was Way Bigger Than Anyone Thought

Hospital's heart diagnoses surge after pay changed

been sorta out of the loop lately, has Obama made any comments on

THIS Is Why We Occupy!: The 2012 Federal Discretionary Budget

Congressman Barney Frank appreciation thread

The Global Wealth Pyramid

Looks like Herman Cain has another woman about to tell of a 13 yr affair

Had about all I can handle.

America’s Cup legislation passes Congress

We became theMOST PROSPEROUS NATION EVERwith a top IncomeTxRate of89-91% for20YRS,(8YRS,ofEisenhower

I just got a robo call from Wank of America...

I just got a robo call from Wank of America...

The 3 Biggest Debt Drivers in the US -- FB Photo

We Can’t Walk Away From Medical Debt…So How Come Those Responsible Can?

Tattooed Tokidoki Barbie Doll Raises Parents' Ire

'Freepers' Attempt to Derail OccupyLA - But Movement May be to Blame...

Do You Really Want to Live in Poverty Just to Keep the (Blanks) From Getting Ahead?

As I Grow Old I've Learned:

Ginger White has cell phone records with calls or texts to Herman Cain's private cell

#Occupy Los Angeles: Eviction Night, Livestream links

Neoconservatives Planned Regime Change Throughout the Middle East and North Africa 20 Years Ago

Percentage of economy--retail vs. manufacturing.

Oh, it is time to debunk *THIS* little FB Gem....

UC Davis Chancellor Katehi’s past: police repression in Greece, FBI spying in the US

There's no way in hell the Obama campaign is 'abandoning working-class whites'

Illiterate Scott Walker’s Illiterate Tweet Removed By Staffers

Tom Tomorrow: Rugged individualists

Dad: Twins came from stolen sperm

“Alternative” cancer clinic threatens to sue high school blogger

After all my whining, it's only fair to post some good news.

Sexy pot ads provoke debate over medical marijuana goals

D.U. Most Memorable Moments, Posters of Renown???

There is no 'going Socialist', the US is already partially Socialist. The question is how much.

"Of all the families without homes in America, one-third are in Florida."

Try running a science class on $2.87/ student/ YEAR

Try running a science class on $2.87/ student/ YEAR

The Onion: Nation's 10-Year-Old Boys: 'If You See Someone Raping Us, Please Call The Police'