29 Sep 2011

Pending

[Ed. Note – to meet MyFDL publishing guidelines, you will have to change the title of this article and provide a link; OR you may rephrase your language to opinions/assertions instead of stating as fact.] Recently all the US intelligence agencies came back with an analysis on Iran that cleared Iran

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29 Sep 2011

Will Duke Energy side with the bigots on the anti-LGBT Amendment? Still waiting for an answer

James Protzman of BlueNC, who has called for a boycott of the state, and more specifically for each business to come out of the closet and declare whether it supports Amendment One, has raised the stakes for the power giant in our state, Duke Energy, with his post “Does Duke

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29 Sep 2011

Florida poll reveals outrageous elder attitudes

The newest Public Policy Polling survey released today shows a continued trend of older Americans toward far-Right Republicans despite—or, as I argue, because of—Republicans’ opposition to extending Social Security and Medicare beyond the current generation of senior recipients. The poll of Florida voters shows incredible generational divisions. The split between

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29 Sep 2011

This year’s 21st Annual Ig Nobels Awards – Science at its best (or at least as fun)

Sponsored by the Annals of Improbable Research http://improbable.com the awards were as always handed out by real Nobel laureates and featured the usual doses of silliness, including a mini-opera about the chemistry in a coffee shop and the ritual launching of paper airplanes. Among the winners were Peter Snyder and

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29 Sep 2011

Late Night FDL: Pouting Baby Says “Watch Out For Killer Cantaloupes!”

My Mommy tries to get me to eat cantaloupe but I hate it. It’s the same color as yummy sweet potatoes, but it tastes nasty. Now it looks like I have a reason not to eat cantaloupe.

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29 Sep 2011

See Charles Koch Flip Flop on Social Security [VIDEO]

Charles and David Koch built an distortion machine to do their dirty work for them. Through think tanks, academic research, political donations and conservative media, the Koch brothers have steamrolled Americans into believing things that are false and into supporting policies that benefit the Koch brothers’ profits. Social Security has

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29 Sep 2011

How To Report the National Organization for Marriage As A Hate Group

This article has two purposes; 1) to teach you how to report the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) as a hate group and; 2) to give you a chance to sign a petition to Mark Zuckerberg to ban the anti-LGBT hate group NOM and all of its affiliates from Facebook.

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29 Sep 2011

The Rose Mary Gudiel Story: Standing Up to Another Foreclosure Nightmare

Rose Mary Gudiel, a homeowner in Bassett, CA, has just been served with an eviction notice. And as she says in this testimonial, she’s refusing to go. And her neighbors are rallying to her side.

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