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Archives: February 12, 2009

How can we set the Repubes straight about Reagan and the "cut taxes" myth?

The FBI has opened investigations into more than 500 cases of alleged corporate fraud

DU eight words

Draft John Adams for U.S. Senate (AZ). McCain is up for reelection in 2010.

Conditions for "Truth and Reconciliation"...

"Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain"

When Michael Steel said Government jobs are "not real jobs" I was hoping someone

SCREWED: More companies resist paying jobless benefits

A short way around the "truth commission/accountability" debate

Detained kiwi denies he was joining Islamic militants

How in the WORLD did US Citizens get beaten down to the point

How in the WORLD did US Citizens get beaten down to the point

Sweet Cotton Candy May Help Labs Grow Tissue.

NSA Surveillance of American Citizens...Status?

Fuck Leahy's Plan for Immunity !

Thousands of Americans Abroad Got No Ballots

For Valentine's Day............

Viacom net income falls 69%

Pakistan Links to Kabul Raid Probed

Pakistan Links to Kabul Raid Probed

Sen. Ben Nelson, Centrist, Takes On Paul Krugman

When Nancy Slapped Harry?

Senate hearings yesterday. Bank CEOs

Isn't it GREAT that while we have to follow laws, the oil executives are immune from the same laws?

Scarborough blames (This is my generalization of what he said today."

So all those CEOs took a salary cut ?

Do I have this straight? Shiites did poorly in recent elections in Iraq and it was Shiites who were

Where are all the fundies thrilled with octo-mom's decision to give birth

Sen. Kerry to travel to Syria next week, meet with President Assad

Another racist comment from Prince Harry

Lincoln at Gettysburg.

Will Congress do more to punish & restrain Wall St. than ritual tongue lashing?

A Simple Question About The Bush Administration

Could Pakistan and/or Afghanistan Become Failed States? Then What?

Refuting a Rethug talking point: While watching CSPAN, several Rethug callers

iraq embassy shown on rachel last night ====== HUGE government wasteful spending

Colbert One-Ups Glenn Beck...Literally

I just saw a "1/22/13" bumper sticker

YIKES... i lost my star. got up this morning to so many ads all over the place

Poll: Most Americans want inquiry into whether war on terror tactics broke the law

In Record Numbers, Employers Move to Block Unemployment Payouts

Quote Of The Day

Torn in two (Poem)

For Insight on Stimulus Battle, Look to the '30s

Has the conference version of the stimulus bill been posted

Iraq from the inside of an armored BMW...Dahr Jamail

Wal-Mart Lay-Offs

Yvonne Bradley: Bring Binyam Home

Like Hitler

‘Pallin’ Around With Sarah and Bill.’ - A Suggested By Bill Ayers

Whistleblower protections axed from stimulus


New Deal Debate: for most of the New Deal era, the economy grew quickly - 13% from '33-'37

67 computers missing from nuclear weapons lab

Are peanuts still deadly poison?

CBS News Should Be Ashamed...Missing Florida Girl....

"Sports should go green, allow pot smoking"

"Sports should go green, allow pot smoking"

WSJ Editorial Page: Can a newspaper be more misleading than this?

Do we know when the House vote will be ?

UK government's former chief scientific adviser: Iraq was the first 'resource war' of the century

From fines to wines, businesses fighting proposed state taxes (sales tax on vet services)

Lucky Cal State University at Fullerton - they may get to share the burden of 14 kids with Grandma

Toxic Liabilities Are Not Assets

REPOST: How did $50B high-risk, job-killing nuclear loans get in the stimulus? Fraudulent budget

SAIC's Algae-Based Jet Fuel Gets DARPA Funding

Major Stimulus Package for Kentucky

Jack Nicholson fans - FOX Movie Channel has an old one on

Compromise Recovery Plan Makes Needed Improvements To Senate Version»

Can We Criticize Obama Yet?

Will There Be a PENALTY For Early Payment Of TARP Funds?

Any word if Feinstein tried to poison the stimulus conference yet?

So...does Wall Street like Geithner's plan now...or WHAT???

another Texas explosion

Caylee, Haylee...I think Nancy Grace has been stealing Children for Ratings.

FBI expects number of major financial bailout fraud cases to rise

Council will allow some fine refunds (wow, a city gives back money?)

The Company Store, Debt and Serfdom

Please join me in a big Happy Birthday to my favorite Republican!!!

national day of protest regarding the wall street/bailout/bonus's

"Calm Down?"

Mendacity Wrapped in Avarice and Coated with a Smooth, Peanuty Frosting.

Two-thirds of Americans believe “there should be investigations into allegations that the Bush team

Newt, Mitt and Jeb Among New 'Wash Times' Rotating Columnists (*Biggest Conservative Thinkers*) LOL

This is bullcrap...Congress caves to pay cuts..what about millions of US

Today, 200 years ago, both Charles Darwin and Abraham Lincoln were born.

up close and personal news of last nite's storms

I thought my mutual fund company did something quite odd the other day

Can California sue the doctor involved in the octuplet birth for malpractice?

Tortured to Death

FutureGen 'Clean Coal' Earmark Removed From Stimulus

Wisconsin county bans prayer at public meetings.....Fundies foaming at the mouth

How to buy American

City of Los Angeles, mayoral election ~~ who should my pal vote for?

Have to share this hilarious comment from a Think Progress reply

GOP To Air Ads Against Stimulus In 30 Dem/Pro-American Districts

Be vewy vewy quiet.

U.S./NATO bombings in Afghanistan increase 64% in January (to what effect?)

The leverage was on the order of the UK's 96%,

Who is the Australian nutjob talking to Thom Hartman

800 show up for one job in Tacoma, WA oh my god

Australian brush fires: Police release suspect photo (Terrah!)

A cunning plan: Red Stater's not so bright.

The danger of borrowing hundreds of billions of dollars from overseas...

Fed Reserve Fails to Reflate the US Banking System V2

Bipartisanship: It's about the Electorate, not about Congress (X-Posted from GDP)

Geithner Warns His Talking Could Cause Depression

Sacred Cows

The Gov Gives, and The Gov Gets

Question On The Stimulus Package

No Tough Love for Wall Street By Robert Scheer

"When are we going to FEEL the effects? Huh? WHEN??"

The banks are still encouraging people to borrow money they can't afford to pay back.

Comment to Congressional Dems and Bush investigations...if you people...

(Jane) Fonda's Anti-War Film Gets DVD Release (37 years later)

Continue creating obese diabetics for profit, or find the cause and cure? Epigenetics?

A question for paid writers (and others) on DU: What do you think of this?

Should churches pay taxes--especially "mega-churches"?

Happy 200th Birthday to Chuck and Abe!!!

Who is the Congressman on Ed Schultz doing his best to trash Obama, the Stimulus, and everything

Look at the people screaming at President Obama

Does anyone have a handle on why it takes $320,000/year.....

Are corrupt Congressional Democrats being coerced into not prosecuting Bush/Cheney criminals?

Californians: Could Arnold be elected if he ran for the Senate?

Did anybody catch the PBS documentary of Lincoln last night?

Last night at Ford's theater

Seasteading: A Practical Guide to Homesteading the High Seas

Australian PM declares a day of mourning.

Australian PM declares a day of mourning.

Conservatives contradict themselves when they criticize Henrietta Hughes

Did You Know They Have Debtors' Prison in Dubai?

Poor Bill R

Mark Fiore Flashtoon explains the Republican views on "Stimulus"

Ways to justify something that is morally wrong:

Ways to justify something that is morally wrong:

Oregon Guardsmen possibly exposed to toxic chemicals

Whatever Happened to Tamara Hall from MSNBC?

Has anyone seen the documentary "History of the National Security State?"

Soft Bigotry, Low Expectations

Retail sales rise unexpectedly in January

Retail sales rise unexpectedly in January

Happy Birthday Abraham Lincoln!

did anyone see that CATO guy on msnbc a while ago?

Online flowers indicate "wilting" economy...who knew??

First Draft of Neanderthal Genome Announced

Al Sharpton Criticizes Democrats For "Diluting" Stimulus Bill

A Salute to Pres Lincoln, Happy 200th to one of the (very few) decent Republican Presidents.

President Clinton crossing union boycott to give speech- urged to move speech

Oh no!!!! Not Trader Joe's, too!!!!!


Unions to Wall Street: back off ( lobbying against EFCA)

Rep. Michele Bachmann’s stimulus plan: $1 billion to each of the 435 congressional districts.»

Pawlenty is on GEM$NBC

Must suck to be Bonnie Newman right now

GEM$NBC is carrying President Obama

Sen. Patrick Leahy: A Truth Commission to Investigate Bush-Cheney Administration Abuses

Prince Harry has to go to 'Equality Training " for the second time

"How 'bout we vote for God's stimulus plan?? How about that?"

What if US, Canada, and Mexico were only countries in the world-how would international trade work?

How are gas prices where you live?

"Because the Senate is so Dysfunctional"

Kathleen Parker is firmly planted on my shit list

Clearly the Repugs are not up to the task. . (Gregg)

You know what sucks?

Man dies after Taser jolt from S.J. police

New Math??? WTF??

U.S. sees economic crisis as top security threat (NIE) - Reuters

Mortgage fraud suspect caught with $1.07M stuffed in boots crossing border

Charter to file Chapter 11

Rachel Maddow over to the White House for wednesday night drinks?

Mr. Beef faces foreclosure (sad story about medical debts bringing down a biz)

No matter where this poll is posted, DU or anywhere else, it will not give an accurate result.

Hang in there friends, Medicare didn't happen overnight -

Nationwide Mortgage Fraud Suspect Caught With $70K In Cowboy Boots, $1M In Swiss Bank Certificates

Here's who will benefit from stimulus accord

Karl Rove dirty politics & why Bush should be prosecuted

How about the Governor from Montana for Commerce

MSNBC Anchor, Peter Alexander, Apologizes After Saying "Colored People" (VIDEO)

Jesus Gets Practical: Hang your clothes on Jesus.

Screw the Rapture. I am ready for the REPture.

In Montréal, the price of the houses climb of 3% in 2008 ....

I dont think Gregg's Withdrawal was a GOP Trick, but It was extremely Low Class to not warn the WH

Deutsche Bank Analyst's memo: Overpay For Our Assets, Or You'll Regret It

Defense Department Establishes Civilian Expeditionary Workforce

Does Gregg keep his Senate seat now?

Octuplets fertility doctor at center of another multi-pregnancy

Octuplets fertility doctor at center of another multi-pregnancy

Fidel on Rahm Emmanuel's name

republics have no intention of being bipartisan

Who persuaded medical institutions that vitamin deficiencies are real?

A Supportive Post and a Rant

My theory: The Obama effect: All the liars and schemers are being exposed:

So this stimulus plan is costing us around $2,600 per person

If you were designing an economic stimulus program--what would it look like?

I want all politicians who are against Social Security and Medicare to do this.

According to a report on kmov channel 4 in St Louis

Bush to give first speech since quittin' presidentin'...closed to public, organizers mum on fees

Come'on Harry, just turn one... you got three.. just one...

Any Lawyers out there

Bigots say the stupidest of things

Internal email reveals DOD delayed releasing men from Guantánamo in order to avoid bad press

Can you explain this term? "Comparative Advantage"

When can we expect Obama say:

Has anyone received the forms

Office of Thrift Supervision chairman steps down

Do the powerful in the US not care if they kill the goose that laid the golden eggs?

Study shows Big 20% Drop in U.S. Households' Net Worth:

The Problem with Congressional and Senate Committees

Coleman Lawyer: The Constitution Now Requires Counting Invalid Votes

Menendez (D-NJ) says GOP should be afraid

The Case for a G.W. Bush Monument

Kalamazoo, MI man beaten unconscious by 40-50 teens

Breaking: Judd Gregg pulls his nomination for Commerce Secretary

The weaker sex

Where does Gov. Pawlenty fall on the Republican-Asshole-O-Meter?

Judd Gregg..Runaway Bride ( Gloria Borger -CNN)


Fremont (Ne) council again looks at illegal immigrants

doncha love the republic spin on gregg...'he's a man of principle'

La Vista police make arrest in (civic landmark) tree vandalism (I'm a proud tree hugger)

Baby Gestures Linked to Vocabulary Development

Oops!!Russian and US satellites collide

How the Repukes Sabotaged the Stimulus Package

Maybe it's time for a Department of Hole Digging

The Hunt for the Missing, ‘Missing Memos’

Minnesota Judges Expected to Rule Monday on Ballot Parameters

How the Bill's two versions address Clean Energy:

Thousands of US weapons astray in Afghanistan: auditors

Domenici Subpoenaed In US Attorneys Probe

Gregg / Abramoff connection . .

who's the wicked witch of the east on tweety's show?

And odd combination of programming and advertising

Hershey, Mars & Nestle: Stop Child Labor! (E action)

So why did Tom Allen fail so miserably at taking out Susan Collins?

So why did Tom Allen fail so miserably at taking out Susan Collins?


How many seats are in the US House of Representatives?

I've never bought gold or silver

Speaking of fundraisers.....

Jesse Jackson Jnr is delivering a great speech on Lincoln and slavery right now

Deputies: Ohio teacher cut class for prostitution

Last Saturday in the thread about the ice fishers caught on the floe in Lake Erie

Olbermann to smack down Big Pharma tonight, coming up..

There will be no tax rebate checks with Obama stimulus program

Fellow Gen X'ers: Who wants to jump off the planet with me?

A note I sent to Senator Leahy. I await the answer from his office:

Judd Gregg Withdraws...David Sirota's Comment on this from "The Left"

Iraqi Foreign Minister Says No Sudden US Pullout

Whoa! Just how crooked is/was the GOP in NY?!

Man appears free of HIV after stem cell transplant

Obama is singing the national anthem with his hand over his heart! Take that, Freepers!

Are Bill O'reilly's parents alive n/t

Obama praises Nelson's (D-Ne) role in stimulus bill

Defending the New Deal: some small evidence that the narrative is reaching TV

Census of Agriculture Shows Growing Diversity in U.S. Farming (# of farms grew by 4%)

Amy Goodman: 'Have we learned nothing from Iraq?'

SEC Charges KBR and Halliburton for FCPA Violations - ONLY THE BEGINNING

The GOP reminds me of some horses I would see at a stock sale.

A Readable Summary of the Stimulus / Jobs Bill that House/Senate Passed...(Open Left)

Anybody else here think Gregg did this to embarass Obama?

our newly elected President is giving another great speech

We Now have Another Open Cabinet Secretary, so.....Who Do ya Want?

Who's more likely to screw up your life?

Autism Not Related To Vaccines

OctoMom -- It Was a Very "Goodyear" *GRAPHIC PHOTO!*

Wanda Sykes to Entertain at Correspondents' Dinner

Pres Obama is speaking at the Lincoln celebration

President Obama in Springfield, IL

How, Exactly, Is Gregg "A Blow" to President Obama? RW thinks it Is!

South Side man flings dog into car door, causing its death

Maritime grey sealers lose market for pelts (Harp seal hunt starts in March? Maybe not)

Get Ready For Digital TV Mayhem...Starting Next Week

Trivia Question - What US senator won $853,349 in Powerball lotto?

Threat Assessment Mysteriously Non-Hysterical This Year

Gregg - was it the recusal?

Lawyer: Evidence against Bruce Ivins 'undercut'

Iraq Vets Storm the Hill, Congress Rapidly Responds

It's Wanda!-Sykes to entertain at Correspondents' Association Dinner

Why do you think Judd Gregg stepped down?

If I give now will the ads go bye bye?

With the republican party being the "party of the South," have I missed all the Lincoln day events

Cancer. Something's going on and I could use some advice.

India: Cow Urine Soft Drink, Gau Jal, To Be Launched As Coke Alternative

Quote of the day.

From Patrick Leahy...request to sign his online petition

The Wicked Witch of the West's Hourglass: The flaw in Capitalism. Part III

So did that 'did not vote' with Judd Gregg on the stimulus package

Are you optimistic that this "stimulus plan" will work?

I had not thought about this before

Does anyone believe there's secret gov't causing problems like the flip flopping of Gregg?

Class war has already started in DU

Remember when the media reported Bush closed Abu Ghraib prison a few years ago? It was a lie

My take on Judd Gregg and the crime syndicate with whom he's conspried

Mr. Peanut Commits Suicide

Her leg was saved, but recovery has been painful (drunk driver)

Just how dumb is Hoekstra? "Communications unfiltered is an opportunity we need to use."

What is the difference between 419 scams and trickle down economics?

No Knock On Edwards, But Jeeez - What The Fuck Was I Thinking In The Early Primaries???

bill maher is on larry king.....N O W

RUSH LIMBAUGH SINGS, "I'm A Nazi," -With His Voice and his words

Bills Introduced Yesterday Would Limit Use of 'State Secrets'

Firing Back on the Obama Recovery Package -- Again

CNBC's 'House of Cards' explains financial crisis

Social Security isn't broken; don't "fix" it!

Blue Dog, Allen Boyd from Tallahassee has a primary opponent

Country first? Kiss my fucking ass!

You people talking about taking away Octomom's kids are overreacting

Nominate Dennis Kucinich for commerce & let's get this show on the road.

Please critique my ltte re: Black History month-I had trouble with some wording

Obama is building a nice dossier on republican obstruction and dirty tricks.

NYC: Resolution Introduced to Divest the City from Usurious Banks

HOLY CRAP! Obama decks Gregg

The State of New Hampshire’s 2010 Political Chessboard

Interesting how the lines of history intersect. Lincoln--NAACP--Springfield.

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

Chicage Sun Times: Octuplets' mom 'creepy' -- irritates Angelina Jolie

I think I'll have a peanut butter sandwich with some kool-aid and end it all. n/t

Wasn't we supposed to "buy" bad mortgages with the first so called Tarp?

My mom

To fix the economy, tomorrow is Emergency Christmas. Only 14 shopping hours to go!

Anger at the financial sector's hubris is surfacing again after 70 years. The old order is dying....

Is it unfair hiring practice?

Can anyone recommend a good Lincoln biography/history book?

"You're a pussy and a scared little kid"

Has anyone else found and to be completely worthless?

Americablog: Ari Fleischer, who let a prostitute ask President Bush questions, now has a problem....

Was Looking...To See News Today...On...Octuplets And...Found This...

How Elliot Spitzer tried to save us from the repukes......

Ethical Question about Reproductive Choice

Funny blooper on Bill Press show just now

does Vanity Fair not want me because I'm not rich?

Holy Smoke ! Bat Woman is a Lesbian.

Guardian UK: Why Marriage Rates Have Plummeted

What Will YOU Do With Your Portion of the Stimulus Bill - $13 per Week ?

Drudge & GOP Spreading Bizarre Claim of Funding For "Pelosi's Mouse"

CALL Leahy's Office and Tell Him NO TO IMMUNITY!!!

Deputies say teacher who skipped class went to motel to work as prostitute

Sick SOB Rush Limbaugh comparing homeless lady in Florida with Queen for a Day Contestant........

Sick SOB Rush Limbaugh comparing homeless lady in Florida with Queen for a Day Contestant........

"Diaper Dave" Vitter Says Obama Adopts Judicial Standards of a "Dictatorship"

In dollars, coaches beat teachers in Texas; $$73,804 vs $42,400,

Did I hear right on today's Thom Hartmann show that he thinks Darwin's theory is "atheist mythology"

Who is this asshole? "Caterpillar CEO Refutes Obama"

HEADS UP - FPDS = Federal Procurement Data System.

A Chronology of Confusion

Extend Obama's term to eight years now.

NY AG Cuomo Letter to Barney Frank on Merrill Bonuses

I'm about ready to donate money to buy Ms. Suleman a fur coat and Cadillac

Chief. Of. Staff. Rahm. Emanuel.

The Rude Pundit - They're Losing Their Fucking Minds, Part 4: Jesus Doesn't Need a Stimulus

What will you do with your tax refund check?

Worthwhile Canadian Initiative: "Canada's banking system the healthiest in the world."

Ex-presidents of Latin America urge legal marijuana

From Jim Robinson's FreeRepublic: WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHH!

Heard a new one today. Can someone tell us about 1910?

Baby-Faced Boy Is Father At 13

On National Geographic/Morphed, an interesting fate for some polar bears ......

Do Republicans WANT the poor to be out on the streets or to choose between utilities and groceries?

Stephen Colbert DESTROYS Glenn Beck

Saudi Arabia warn of "nightmare scenario" in development of alternative fuels

Saudi Arabia warn of "nightmare scenario" in development of alternative fuels

GOP - when a bunch of Hate-filled Goobers got in with both Mafia and NAZI money from Wall Street

Here's a novel idea on where to place a 10 Commandments stone. How about in front of a CHURCH!

Rep Louise Slaughter: I must clear up untruths-Republicans "WANTED TO OBSTRUCT"

Who are these famous politicians in these yearbook photos?

The American People: "We want Bush Admin. abuses to investigated!"

LA police to investigate threads against octuplet mom

He predicted the economic crisis back in 2007..What does he think of the Stimulus Plan?

Matthew Rothschild: Nationalize the Banks

Genes remember sugar hit: Australian research

The "truth" is oh so very very often unrelated to facts.

Economic sufficient condition

Seriously though, why is there a prayer before every little thing the government does?

OK, we tried being bipartisan, now it's time to tell the Cons piss off...

Poll: Just 39% believe in evolution - What an ignorant country!

California's Pain Is Only Beginning

LEAHY Shoots Bushco In Face: "Bush & Cheney were in charge when the last attack happened"

Poll Question: Should Nadya Sulleman be allowed to have more children?

Complete Recipe for Accountability: Just Add Sweat

Here's my crazy stimulus idea: Why not give everyone food stamps?

thursday TOONS: part 3: Heros and Villains

Quote of the day.

Happy Birthday, Charles Darwin!

$963,083 v. 4 billion. Because there aren't enough threads castigating N. Suleman.

'Some Say' Gregg HAD to withdraw because he had a Wall St Madam problem.

My Mind is Slowly Returning--It's Been 6 Days Since I Went Cold Turkey...

Singer Toby Keith takes security into own hands at Ky. concert

Real Reason Why Judd Gregg Withdrew His Name - TPM Report

Thursday TOONS: part 1: Republican failed brand

Thursday TOONS: part 2: of Banks and Bailouts

NPR has asked Juan Williams that he no longer be identified as affiliated with NPR

Concerning Your "Truth" Commission, Sir...We're Not Stupid.

I went to a cocktail party last night.

I went to a cocktail party last night.

We need to encourage Obama to order the release of the 28 pages from the 9/11 report Bush wouldn't

Anatomy Of A Rethug Smear

Cenk Uygur or Sam Seder on MSNBC @ 10pm?

Should Nadya Suleman Pay Govt. Back?

Digby: Until we neuter the Blue Dogs, it will be nearly impossible to enact liberal legislation.

Our "problem" is that we actually have too FEW legislators

Happy 100th Birthday NAACP

170-foot cross met with mixed opinions

The Big Winners In Stimulus Compromise: The Upper-Middle Class

“For those who believe, no proof is necessary. For those who don't believe, no proof is possible.”

Amy Goodman interview... holy crap!

LIMBOsevic is performing /committing TREASON

there are more slaves today than at any point in human history.

Judd Gregg Withdraws as U.S. Commerce Nominee

Virgin Atlantic ad under fire for promoting 'sexism'

Skipping A Parent Teacher Conference May Cost You

I haven't been able to watch the news shows tonight. What is there take on Gregg?

Why she did it?...$13,608.00 a month and free medical for the kids

Adorable Bill Geist video from this past Sunday Morning Show

They are going after Phelps b/c he destroys all Reefer Madness propaganda

Media mentioned Blue Dogs 933 times, Progressive Caucus only 99 times...

Carelessly opened car doors could result in fines

Yes! We Cannabis! ( Thanks to Royal Sloan 09 )




Maybe you thought you were imagining it? You weren't.

"House of Cards" on CNBC - anyone watching?

Capital One - Raising APR, anyone else get a letter?

"The earth's a big blue marble when you see it from out there"

Neanderthal Dream #9

Medi-Cal will not let me go out of county to see a psychiatrist.

Starbucks to sell instant coffee — $1 a cup



The Peanut guy should have to watch this over and over and over and over and ...

anybody here ever play "Fate-The Game"? I'm just curious...

Kitty cleans up and wins the prize LOL

42,000 Thank You notes from Planned Parenthood

Anyone else ever seen the movie "Mean Creek"?

I think people are interpreting the meaning of evolution wrong!

I borrowed the Unsolved Mysteries Ghosts box set from a friend tonight.

So the guy that took that picture of Michael Phelps


Lex Luthor sets a new high standard for evil.

I am so frikin pissed I don't know what to do. A child is in the hospital and I am some of why

Neil Young w/ Phish at Farm Aid '98! Guitar wank-off heaven!

Weekly World News: "Fathers Against Mothers Against Drunk Driving"

It's a Miracle!!!

Mother Nature doesn't mess around

two hour school delay for kiddo again, this time for high wind gusts

Men are aroused by

Dear DU Internet Explorer 7 experts... Need help.

my get up and go has got up and left

Because he's yum:

I Can't Smile Without You

I love the scent of lasagna.


I love the scent of bologna.

woohoo! i win. i got tickets for the sox opener. obama throwing out 1st pitch


Printing Takes A Long Time

A Valentines PSA: You can get a hickie on your lips.

Happy 200th Birthday, Charles Darwin!

If you had an army of flying monkeys, like in The Wizard of Oz, would you use them for GOOD or EVIL?

My dermatologist just told me I have 'princess hands'

This Is Why You're Fat

All Things Must Pass

Just because you can...

Calming the Voices That Scream ‘Shop!’

DU Valentine hearts: Skinner says ---->

**************** DUKE LOSES TO UNC AT HOME!! ****************

So if Billy Preston was the so-called "Fifth Beatle", he did a lot of

Bandstand Boogie

Uhhhh, Candygram...

When friends have you over for dinner and ask HOW IS IT, you respond...

For Valentine's Day............

Thanks to Marzipanni, Flight 1549 interview clip

I feel so much better

Congratulate me. I have the cold that will not end.

There are two known ways that stars are created:

Happy 100th Birthday NAACP

Please, lounge, in celebrating Darwin day, do not win a Darwin Award.

Many people have been asking if we are going to have our Valentine hearts fundraiser this year.

Can anyone tell me what these quotes are from?

'Joba-The-Not' sentenced for impersonating Yankee

I have one month to heal

U2: Letterman's House Band for a full week

Jack Nicholson fans - FOX Movie Channel has an old one on

Paris Hilton seeks duet with Sir Paul McCartney.

Free Stress Test at Wal-Mart?

My telephone is out.

Special Plane For Underpants

Happy 200th birthday Abe Lincoln

Vote For Me!

Rat loves cat!

What are your favre odors? Least favre?

If I got a wii could I protect my TV screen with chicken wire or a sheet of plexiglass?

Down home with Darwin, at 200

Why do I have...


Hey guys. Anybody up? I put the divorce papers in the mail and am wavering

Thanks Anonymous Donor!

has anyone ever used all 65,536

OMG!!! I missed 5000!

I LOVE a good flight!

College is expensive.

Heart Shaped Pizza

Ut oh - I've fed the fiend and she wants brains!

My Nephew In The Army Flies Back To His Base Tomorrow

I am very disappointed in sniffa.

I think we should have a lounge Cafe Press shop

Whats For Lunch

We're having our special Valentine's Dinner early.

OK DU tofu lovers, here is a golden opportunity thanks to Trader Joe's

Internet drama makes me LOL so hard.

MrsCoffee is threatening to make vegan "food" for dinner tonight.

i'm not old enough to say i'm too old for shit, but i am too old for this shit

Me and Candace Cameron and Nancy Sinatra are going to have a bday party for Hugh Downs on 2/14

I say we start a petition to have American Idol taken off the air

Does it cost a lot to legally change your name? Is there a discount for doing it repeatedly?

My vodka FROZE! WTF!

"Size matters but transparency is much more important..."

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 2/12/09

Bar Keepers Friend or Bon Ami?

no one was home when I came home to make dinner

The other day I saw a woman carrying her "work shoes" with her on her way to work

ok I got the sneezes from TZ.. DO NOT CLICK ON HER THREAD

So I got a haircut today ...

Good morning Lounge

I LOVE a good fight!


Chris Squire of Yes hospitalized. Shows postponed.


51st Daytona 500 Pace car.

I just officially had the shit scared out of me

Thursday cutie!

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Thu 2/12/2009)

Midlo's dermatologist just told me she has 'shrek hands'

I am considering leveling a toon on Diablo2 again

23 years ago, when I weighed about 165 with a 32 in waist, I delivered singing telegrams...

anyone here speak/read french?


Back at home with a sick baby.

a thing that makes me go hmmm

It may surprise, delight, or annoy you that The Pet Shop Boys never went away.

Why doesn't Skinner have a star??

My dermatologist just told me I have 'shrek hands'

Whew - I need some lounge love - GD has me spitting bullets

Whew - I need some lounge love - GD has me spitting bullets

Are you high brow, middle brow or low brow?

What do you think when you read the name 'LeftyFingerPop'?

Joke in which the work brazillion does not appear

I am so stupid, i am moving next door upstairs in this duplex

Well, I got the catalog to pick out my gift for being at my job 10 years

Should there be a DU poll thread, including chromatic options, about donating DU hearts?

DO WANT: House of the Dead: Overkill for the Wii.

Bongs over here! Come and chill out.

All I can think of is - PEANUT BUTTER!

In March of 2008, I hired a lawyer to clear up a problem.

Pet request (bummer alert)

Everytime I see Deutsche Bank in the news, all I can think of is

Oh my. Go to google's home page

Best ever storefront (picture)

I get a lot of crap for it but I LIKE Coldplay


Funny how everyone keeps talking about bad album covers...

Hey! It's Joan Jett & The Blackhearts...

You are DTM if you don't dig this 80s song

All That Jazz

Would someone please toss a bag of weed into GD:P?

It's insanely windy here in western PA

Paul Pierce and Rajon Rondo traded to Utah Jazz for AK47 and Ronnie Price!

Did I just hear right?

Pssst---Hey, Ignored People.


Petition to Remove AMERICAN IDOL from television

Police: Man lets boy drive for a 'bonding moment'

What exactly did Mal do to the Operative after the throat-punch?

A father at 13

Ladies & Gentlemen of the Lounge.......except RevolutionaryActs....

Holy shit, Tarantino's WWII movie looks great (Now with teaser trailer!)

Rumor: Randi Rhodes to be WJNO-only?

Glhaargh! Economy's in the tank & my school still can't find a flippin history teacher!

so Lincoln and Darwin were born on the exact same day?

HOW MANY DUARS HAEV U MET.!11111!1!11111!!!1 WTF LOL

Which really came first; jazz or bluegrass

It's love, pure and simple. (pic)

I think my dog is "jesting". At least that is what I call it.

What do you think when you hear the phrase 'avant garde'?

Irish Music Fans.....

Ladies of the Lounge.......except McTaTas....

So life, and the end of it, happens again.

Woman who sang about fire charged with 7 arsons


"Careless Whisper" recorded by SEETHER?

My favorite doggie pic. Now, how profound is this?

Cooper the cat shows his stuff in photo exhibit.

Fellow Gen X'ers: Who wants to jump off the planet with me?

Should I be alarmed that I can't identify all the state avatars?

I think skinner should have a black heart vs a red heart competition

Yahoo Answers gives me little hope for humanity.

Facebook has two Democratic Underground groups. What's the deal?....

Best beard, Darwin or Lincoln?

Breaking News: Series of Concentric Circles Emanating from Glowing Red Dot

The most amazing magic trick I've ever seen (short vid)

Were Lincoln alive today, what would he be doing?

If Mr. Writer gets me a Vermont Teddy Bear for Valentine's Day, I'm going to kick his ass.


Give a DU'er a Darwin Award....

Weird facebook thing.

Why doesn't Skinner make it so that you can tell when the Cheese Whiz in the compressed air cans is

So the ass that took that picture of Phelps.

Someone please tell me the Joaquin Phoenix interview on Letterman tonight is a bit.

Is seven years a long enough prison sentence for totally destroying the lives of many, many children

You are DTM if you don't dig this 70s song

Mardi Gras floats causing traffic jams in New Orleans

LOST - what is it with the black smoke monster? By my count,


Directv or Dish?

OMG was that a LOST spoiler in NJmaverick's thread title?

Attention: Hello Kitty fans...

Joaquin Phoenix: I wonder what's going on.

Cenk: Who Keeps Screwing Us Over? (#1 Featured Diary @ DailyKos)

What are your fave odors? Least fave?

Petition to Remove TATIANA from American Idol.

COBRA in the stimulus bill?

Mitch McConnell Is Wrong – The New Deal DID Work, and it Still Does

Looks like Mr. Midlo and I are headed to splitsville.

India to launch cow urine as soft drink

The last photograph: Alexander Gardner.

Please join me in TOASTING Abraham Lincoln's 200th Birthday!!!

not cool dude!

Why do I have to renew my driver's license?

What Was The Best Series Finale Ever

Are You Still Eating PeanutButter?

Last night, I dreamt I couldn't sleep.

Tony Rice is the greatest acoustic guitarist in the world. Bar none.

Lounge Ladies: What cologne do you most like on men?

I GOT LAID!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Ever drink a fith (750ml) of hard liquor is a relatively short amount of time?

Guys, what was the worst valentine's gift you ever gave?

Aviation Buffs - 50th Anniversary of the last B-36

If you've ever owned an iPhone: Would you recommend...

Mike Malloy: The Republican Party needs to be eliminated.

Psst. Lounge. Don't look now, but apparently the Jonas Brothers post here.

Auto loan ad: "No credit, no income, no license...we'll finance you!"

Amazon Kindle 2 eReader - to be released on Feb 24th

kitten picture of the day for friday february 13

LOST- I am tired of watching people die

Perfume is the weirdest movie I have ever watched

What kind of mother would abandon this cute baby?

Americans For Prosperity - Who Are These 400,000 Morons and Why is MSNBC Covering Them LIVE ?

Florida GOP Vice chair trying to get county committeewoman reinstated. Remember her racist email?

i finished my album

Jesus Gets Practical: Hang your clothes on Jesus.

Urgent: Stop The Nuclear/Coal Power Plant Fraud In The Stimulus Bill

Is a second stimulus package in the works?

Did Republicans get together and come up with "token" lingo?

So I am watching "Looking for Lincoln" on PBS last night when guess who shows up...

Republicans Still Talking Shit about the Stimulus Bill.

NEVER FORGET: "What do you talk about about when you have nothing to say?"

Pakistan President Zardari Receives Obama Phone Call

Repubs maxing out Coleman's recount contributions - "benefiting" from Franken not being seated

Obama's science pick John Holdren's hearings on NOW at this site:

Bipartisanship: It's about the Electorate, not about Congress

Vanity Fair article: Nixon trashed Reagan

Vanity Fair article: Nixon trashed Reagan

Vanity Fair article: Nixon trashed Reagan

A suggestion for the next Obama House Party Topic!

Per Harry Reid: some Dems have never been in conference before cause Repub's shut them out

States Push to Take Back National Guard

Latest MSM BS Story: Obama vs. Las Vegas

The GOP's Jihad on Obama

Obama on the C-Span Television thing now about Lincoln

Eliminate the Penny? Funny stuff from Prez Obama

You thought Obama had finished his tour? Not Yet. Going to Denver and Phoenix

Drudge Headline Requests? Here are a couple of mine...

Twitter, Twitter - Republicans appeal to young voters...

CNN: In Ford’s Theater, Obama invokes forbidden word

All analysts I have been listening to since Oct have predicted the DOW

Why Are The Republicants Disrespecting Henrietta Hughes And Julio Osequeda?

FOX News not happy with Obama’s press conference - LOL So funny, too bad Fox

Salon's Washington correspondent Mike Madden on "taking credit" in the Obama Administration

Repug Tool Gregg's Statement on Withdrawal of Nomination for Commerce Secretary

The Coming Bank Bailout - Will democrats/progressive raise their voice?

Just How Fucking Goddamned Long Are We Going To Have To Wait For A Senator In Minnesota?

PHOTOS The Obamas at Ford's Theatre (Feb 11)

Menendez targets nine GOP seats

WH press office surprised by Gregg's drop out; got no heads up!

"..nothing about the vetting process played any role in this decision..."

"..nothing about the vetting process played any role in this decision..."

Polls: Support For Stimulus Package Rises

GOP leaders know more about Gregg's withdrawal than does the WH.

House Dems to give up pay raise

Repugs drumming up phony controversy over census.


The representation of women in the finance world globally and the Stimulus

Solicitor general nominee says 'enemy combatants' can be held without trial

Talkingpoints Josh Marshall questions Gregg's reasons for withdrawal

Here's who will benefit from stimulus

Is Gregg toast for 2010?

GOP pressure on Gregg because of Census ?? - see link

Anyone think Gregg's was forced to withdraw the nomination? Any skeletons in his closet?

Gregg Doing it for his Repub buddies?!

Nationalize the Banks:

Federal whistleblower protection provisions apparently out of the stimulus bill - this is not good!

Listening to Andrea Mitchell is PAINFUL!

Gregg says he's not running for re-election, so we still get an open seat

Judd Gregg pulls name from nomination.

The GOP LOST their Asses in 08 due to: Arrogance and Deceit. Caught pissing on the Masses they paid

Reid, Emanuel pushed for Gregg

Judd Gregg is the latest victim of stupid maneuvering by the GOP

Irony: Republicans show their complete inability to adapt... on Darwin's birthday

Brad Dufuss Blakeman: "Gregg Threw Himself Under the Bus to let Obama Escape Unscathed."

Birther Berg SPANKED Hard By Judge

If it were really as bad out there as you think it is.

Rahm Emmanuel Was Chief of Staff

The GOP fits the description of BULLIES in our Society...they will lie cheat steal in your Face

Gregg withdrawal shows Obama's inexperience, Senator Bob Bennett (asshat - UT) says

Gallopping Gregg couldn't handle the job.. so he lit out for the territories.

Lovin' Pelosi...

This forum should be called GD:H

Rahm Speaks

Obama releases statement on Gregg.

Hey Mods! Can I create a sockpuppet named "Bipartisanship"...

It's time to step up to the plate for our President. I'm damn mad and want to send the

Did Gregg (w/ the GOP) intentionally accept and withdraw to undermine Obama and make him look bad?

White House Statement on Gregg

Which Lincoln quote best helps us with our current state of affairs?

All those blaming Rahm Emanuel are basically blaming Obama.

New right wing meme: The stimulus provides 300,000 illegal aliens with jobs?

Are you in favor of the Fairness Doctrine?

Obama Speaks

Claire McCaskill takes shot at Gregg via Twitter. I really love her!

Bongs over here! Come and chill out.

Gregg can suck my balls.

Sen. Gregg begged for a job, and then ran away! What a douche!

Republican reaction to Geggs announcement

Gregg "Lobbied" for the Position initially, meaning he's Confused, Undecisive or was BlackMailed!

Republicans FAIL again. Excellent.

Dem Hill Staffer Dishes on Gregg's Withdrawal



Don't worry ya'll, Keith O. will set the Gregg situation straight

Unredacted documents reveal prisoners tortured to death

President loves Arizona! (even if DU doesn't)

I probably won't get a reponse to this question, but I'm feeling

I probably won't get a reponse to this question, but I'm feeling

VA GOP attempted coup failed due to twittering

Funky Lying Media uses pile-on "Nominee Issue" to hide Gregg Runaway Bride move!

Psst He is good ..... very good

Gregg needs a new excuse.

A Poll to DU

**Gregg speaking now** n/t.

C'n I come in?

All we got on the stimulus bill is a lot of nothing and a belief magic bullet Specter won't fold.

Rachels opening is awesome tonight

We worked hard during the primary and now it's time to bury the GOP

Your immediate reaction to Gregg's withdrawal.

I wonder whose advice Prez Obama is relying on more? Jarret/Axelrod or Reid/Rahm?

I think the Republicans see themselves in a "window of opportunity" re: Obama.

The more impressive Obama is - and that speech was just incredible -

"Only a Union"

"We will be remembered for what we make of this moment"

Damn how many speeches did Obama make today?

So which of Obama's Lincoln speeches did you think was better?

Seriously, why DON'T we just abolish the Department of Commerce?

Caterpillar CEO Contradicts President, Hangs him out to dry

Caterpillar CEO Contradicts President, Hangs him out to dry

Fourth attempt at Commerce?

Obama: Heads we win, Tails you lose

Snowe on MSNBC, defending the stimulus.

It's amazing how quickly the bank bailout bill passed and how long it's taking on stimulus

How ballistic will DU go if Obama selects another puke for Commerce?

For the Love Of God, Mr. President. Tap Gary Locke for Commerce and get this done already.

It's Time For Partisanship! President Obama should follow Abe Lincoln's Example not Harry Reid's

Senate confirms Panetta as CIA director

Taking down a RW talking point - they are blaming the housing crisis on Clinton. WRONG!


Just pick Bill Bradley as Commerce Sec and get it over with

Census issues are about preventing the impoverished and people of color from voting. It's all about

Will Obama's bipartisanship strategy work in the long run?

Will Obama's bipartisanship strategy work in the long run?

Obama's Plans For White House Art

Glen Beck Is Rush Limbaugh Without The Flair

Jeebus, did we win on November 4th?

Overview of the House-Senate stimulus PDF.

Krugman for Commerce

Krugman for Commerce

Krugman for Commerce

Robert Reich for Commerce Secretary

Happy 200th birthday to two people who piss off conservatives/racists: Lincoln and Darwin!

Robert Reich for Commerce Secretary

Robert Reich for Commerce Secretary

Anyone find video of President Obama's speech in Springfield?

Anyone find video of President Obama's speech in Springfield?

Please, what is the justification for these ethic rules "waivers"? What was the point of

2 Years ago, I proposed that the Democratic party adopt Abraham Lincoln because the GOP had

Please, what is the justification for these ethic rules "waivers"? What was the point of

Please, what is the justification for these ethic rules "waivers"? What was the point of

Please, what is the justification for these ethic rules "waivers"? What was the point of

Please, what is the justification for these ethic rules "waivers"? What was the point of

Obama rocked Darwin...

Obama rocked Darwin...

Wait a minute, didn't Gregg already resign? Too late?

Wait a minute, didn't Gregg already resign? Too late?

Kennedy will not vote on stimulus; stimulus passage not guaranteed.

BREAKING!!! Rahm gave Obama his first cigarette!!!

BREAKING!!! Rahm gave Obama his first cigarette!!!

Kerry named to head New Communication AND Tech Subcommittee

**Heads up. Obama speaking live on MSNBC now!!**

Sen. Menendez (D-NJ) said Gregg was under a lot of pressure from the right.

Please Tell the NY Observer What YOU Think of Joe and Mika.

Judd Gregg is a .....Flip-Flopper!

Judd Gregg is a .....Flip-Flopper!

Judd Gregg is a .....Flip-Flopper!

PHOTOS Gregg is comforted by friends after a difficult day

OK Mr. President. You've proven you've reached out to the other side. Gregg's Rejection Is It.

PHOTOS The President's Day (Feb 12)

Right on cue, the White House press awakens from its Bush slumber

Right on cue, the White House press awakens from its Bush slumber

I think Obama is in trouble. The Stimulus has yet to create a SINGLE new job!

I think Obama is in trouble. The Stimulus has yet to create a SINGLE new job!

Four Tennessee State Representatives Go Insane, Sign Up With Birthers

"Senator Gregg looks like a FOOL !!" (Howard Fineman just now on MSNBC)

Sorry, New Hampshire people, but you're fucked now.

Sorry, New Hampshire people, but you're fucked now.

Sorry, New Hampshire people, but you're fucked now.

Blue Dogs Say Helping Wall Street Is a "Genuine National Emergency," But Helping Main Street Isn't

Rahm’s fingerprints all over package, tactics

Jack Reed: ‘I don’t think we should be afraid’ of investigating Bush crimes.

How serious a crisis was the Bush presidency compared to others in American history?

How serious a crisis was the Bush presidency compared to others in American history?

Is Rahm Emanuel doing a good job?

Enough with the bipartisanship!

Couldn't think of a single comeback for my right-wing-nut father-in-law

Is Rahm inept or just bad at his job?

Is Rahm inept or just bad at his job?

PHOTO Caption it! (Obama, Biden and Gregg)

Really, 46 percent of Americans believe Reagan & Kennedy were greater than FDR, Lincoln and GW?

Really, 46 percent of Americans believe Reagan & Kennedy were greater than FDR, Lincoln and GW?

Really, 46 percent of Americans believe Reagan & Kennedy were greater than FDR, Lincoln and GW?

"Maybe waiting for someone to call him up asking him to be Commerce Secretary"

Right Back at Ya, Judd (WH statement)

The GOP Has Declared War On Obama

The GOP Has Declared War On Obama

Axelrod To Bush Advisers: Butt Out - Especially Rove

California GOP Gov. Candidate Meg Whitman Says ‘Faith’ Drives Her Opposition to Gay Marriage

Hillary Clinton's climate-saving voyage

Hillary Clinton's climate-saving voyage

IF the Stimulus works. The Death Knell of the Republican Party.

IF the Stimulus works. The Death Knell of the Republican Party.

Thank You Anderson Cooper! Watch AC 360 tonight; must watch.

2009 Project Censored #5 - Seizing War Protesters Assets

Breaking News: Gregg withdraws nomination for Commerce Secretary

PHOTOS: Vice President Biden at the Special Olympics

Andrew Sullivan Nails it: Gregg Was Pwned

20 Dead as Taliban Attackers Storm Kabul Offices.

Iraq to question ex-Gitmo detainees up to 2 weeks

Detained kiwi denies he was joining Islamic militants

Sweet Cotton Candy May Help Labs Grow Tissue.

Racial concerns halt jury selection in third Liberty City Six terrorism trial

Venezuela Arrests Soldiers Over Alleged Army Plot, Chavez Says

Titian, the Tory and Wikipedia: a modern morality tale

Jolie's refugee comment stirs debate in Thailand

Harper rejects pleas to raise Khadr's plight with Obama

Special Envoy Heads to Afghanistan

China investigates more milk products for melamine

Biden in The House.

China claims victory at UN human rights panel

China and Taiwan to Confer on Imperial Art Treasures Split by History

China official: Tibetan areas closed to foreigners

More Sri Lanka wounded evacuated

Vietnam, Vatican to discuss diplomatic ties

Senate OKs Ex-Lobbyist as Defense Nominee

Powerful earthquake hits Indonesia, 42 injured (Update)

Pioneer announces 10,000 job cuts

Roadside bomb in southern Thailand kills 3

Ongoing Jobless Claims Hit Record, But Initial Claims Dip

China Detains Building Chief in TV Complex Blaze

China Detains Building Chief in TV Complex Blaze

US frees scores from Iraq’s Abu Ghraib prison

Lawmakers' Goal to Cap Executive Pay Meets Resistance

Pakistan admits India attack link

Ore. Guard tells of possible chemical exposure (of 433 soldiers while serving in Iraq)

US soldier dies of non-combat injuries in Iraq

New Evidence of DOD Cooperation with CIA Ghost Detention Program

(Congressman) Nadler Slams Obama Over State Secrets Privilege

Police to investigate threats to octuplet mom

Poll: Most want inquiry into anti-terror tactics(of Bush Admin)

The advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 623,000,

Retail Sales in U.S. Unexpectedly Climb 1%, First Increase in Seven Months

U.S. (intelligence agencies) sees economic crisis as top security threat

Bank got help, still sending workers to resort

Thousands of US weapons astray in Afghanistan: auditors

Pope Condemns Holocaust Denial

Autism Coverage Bill Fails

U.S., Russian satellites collide, posing threat in space

Iraq MPs Seek Reparation For 1981 Israeli Attack On Nuclear Reactor

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Thursday February 12

Canada may reduce immigration

Scientists Ask: What Would Darwin Do?

U.S. Sees Economic Crisis as Top Security Threat.

'Nuclear Pork' Cut Out of Final Recovery and Reinvestment Package

Facebook hits back at Italian ban

Ex-presidents of Latin America urge legal marijuana

Dodd Says Credit Card Companies Are Gouging Customers (Update2)

States Secrets Fix Introduced In House

Taxpayers may have to cover Octuplet Mom's Costs

Gregg withdraws as commerce secretary nominee

Terror suspect claims torture by way of sex: Fahmin Ansari says an FBI woman tortured him with sex

Obama calls Alaska gas pipeline promising

Minor league team tokes the line with Michael Phelps Night

GOP official wants to reclaim her post

Police making arrests in Phelps pot scandal

Obama Mortgage Plan News Spurs Late Market Rally.

U.S. Lost Track Of Guns In Afghanistan

Judge OK's use of Guantánamo forced-feeding chair

Netanyahu Ahead In Battle For Israel's Helm

Stuck Navy ship failed to report sewage release near Hawaii shore

Out of Work and Challenged on Benefits, Too-In Record Numbers, Employers Move to Block Unemployment

Senate Confirms Panetta As CIA Director

FT: Almost 700 Merrill executives paid $1m-plus bonuses

White House may move to buy bad mortgages

Unredacted documents reveal prisoners tortured to death

Jury deliberating in Fla. tobacco trial

Mumbai attack: US, western pressure worked

Dead rodents, excrement in peanut butter plant lead to recall (Texas plant)

Brazil demands probe of alleged racist attack in Switzerland

Police: Suspect arrested (in connection to) deadly Australian fire

Toyota Takes Further Measures To Reduce North American Production

Food stamps, tax breaks for poor in stimulus bill

Vaccines didn't cause autism, court rules

George W. Bush to give talk in Calgary

Senator predicts swift action on credit cards

When I Grow Up

Gary Jules-Mad world [homeless people]

Wall Street CEOs still flying private jets

NOVA | Judgement Day Intelligent design on trial 1 - 12 (2 hours long in total)

Gregg was for the stimulus package before he was against it.

US and Russia satellites collide

The Daily Left - Obama's Stimulus Bill

Democracy Now: The truth about Valentines Day-1/4

Rush Limbaugh VS. A Homeless Woman

Obama DOJ Affirms Bush's State Secrets Position in Extraordinary Rendition Lawsuit!

Who Needs Big Government?

Wilmington, Ohio Faces Economic Collapse

Sen. Jack Reed: We Must Investigate Torture Allegations

TYT: Bank Execs Get Grilled By Congress (Ear-Muff The Kids)

Countdown: Health Report-Anatomy of a Smear

Octuplet Mom

Young Turks: Down Goes Judd Gregg!!! Good Riddance!

Barack Obama = Lincoln's 200th Birthday

Obama Pays Tribute to Lincoln (includes Obama brushing off Judd Gregg)

Give it up: Bill Ayers is ancient history

Rep. Alan Grayson, D-FL, on the Worst Deal Since Manhattan Was Sold for $24 in Trinkets

O'Lielly discussing "the pot lobby" Vs Kellog's

At 100, NAACP reviews its mission, priorities

Tortured to Death (Silverstein / Harpers)

China wants sculptures from Saint Laurent auction (Yves Saint Laurent)

President Barack Obama meets with area widow, others (Danville VA)

AlterNet: How Economists (and Pundits and Politicians) Helped Steer America Off a Cliff

AlterNet: Talk to Me Like I'm 4: Why Our Health Care System Failed Us and How We Can Fix It

Commentary: NAACP celebrates 100 years

Gen. Shinseki: Here's the way VA really works from a veteran’s point of view.

FDA Approves Depressant Drug For The Annoyingly Cheerful

Biden in The House.

China and Taiwan to Confer on Imperial Art Treasures Split by History

The Florida Response To Obama’s Visit: Help on the Way

Congress Chastises Sperm Banks for 'Lending' to 'Octuplet Mother'

An Open Letter to President Obama About the Republicans

20 Dead as Taliban Attackers Storm Kabul Offices

Socialists talk about Lincoln and Darwin

American Nuremberg...

Homeschooling: America's Hidden Breeding Ground for Conservative Ideology

Having Lost on Stimulus, GOP Now Targets The New Deal's Infrastructure

Lawmakers' Goal to Cap Executive Pay Meets Resistance

Rick Santorum Goes All “Crusades” Again

Religious Police break hearts in Saudi Arabia

Most favor investigations into controversial terror techniques, possible abuse of Justice Dept.

The Watchdog Press That Became the Bush Government’s Lapdog

Sheriff Joe Arpaio setting up separate Tent City for illegals

Recovery Plan fr Hell-What Wall Street Wants

Blinded by greed, oblivious to need: How socially irresponsible Republicans are killing America

Can I get a witless?

Big Winners in Stimulas Compromise: Upper-Middle Class

Will Obama Exploit the Unemployed as Recruits for a Ramped Up War in Afghanistan?

Obama’s Revenge: Vows Not to Count Judd Gregg in 2010 Census

Gaza: Death's Laboratory

GOP Celebrates Lincoln By Celebrating John Wilkes Booth

America and Israel: Will The Relationship Change? Yes It Can

Blameworthy (financial crisis): 25 people

The H-1B visa has got to go (Good Read)

UPDATE 1-Capgemini exec: to double staff in India by 2010

A Readable Summary of the Stimulus / Jobs Bill (Chris Bowers)

Wall Street Men May Flee World According to TARP

Thousands of US Weapons Astray in Afghanistan: Auditors

Ruin Your Health With the Obama Stimulus Plan: Betsy McCaughey

Obama Officials Despair As Poll Outcome Puts Focus On US-Israeli Links

How the Party of Lincoln Forgot About Lincoln

Karl Rove dirty politics & the case of Alabama Governor Don Siegelman who was falsely prosecuted

Inside Story - Who won the Israeli election?

Asia: The coming fury

Large Banks on the Edge of Insolvency

Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition

Level of food inspection should make everyone gag

Think you know every last biography of Abraham Lincoln? Think again. by Christopher Buckley

Senator Leahy has set up a petition at

Iraq's dogs poisoned, then gunned down

Sen. Bernie Sanders: As Wall Street collapses, so does Milton Friedman’s legacy.

BBC Horizon: Global Dimming - "a film that demands action"

Company to mine salt, store wind

Dengue Epidemic Worsens in Australia as Third Strain Detected

GM’s Hummer Said to Draw Interest From China, Private Equity

Alt Energy Not the Answer, Says Saudi Oil Minister

How did the stupid cellulosic ethanol scam fail to end up scalable?

Engineer receives probation for role in Davis-Besse cover-up

Don't buy our 'dirty' crude, Canadian green lobbyists urge Obama

AP: Tesla expects to get $350M in government funds

Climate change harsh reality for (Oshawa, Ontario) region ("most issues…will be food issues")

Marysville, Victoria Still Sealed After Fires - Authorites Fear 100+ Additional Deaths In Town

IHT: Big science role is seen in global warming cure (Steven Chu interview)

ESA Daily Updates & Imagery From Wilkins Shelf, Remaining Link To Terra Firma

NY Times: Ethanol, Just Recently a Savior, Is Struggling

Smart growth—a solution to climate change?

Mr. Tainted Peanut Pleads The Fifth - Dana Millbank Op-Ed - WP

NY Times: Oil Industry Ready to Work (with President Obama) on Global Warming

Corn Demand Drop May Be Keeping Ahead Of Global Drought Issues, Lower Projections For 2009 - B'Berg

Whitman Says Cheney Undermined Her Efforts - All Together Now - "AWWWWWWWWWWWWW!!!!"

Western Mass. utility first to tap solar power law

Vermont utility eyes major solar project

Vestas, World's Biggest Wind Turbine Builder, Reports 51% Rise In Full-Year Operating Profits

Interesting map of Australia's heat wave

‘Who’s That "Nuking"At My Door?’ Asks The Navajo Nation

‘Who’s That ‘Nuking’ At My Door?’ Asks The Navajo Nation

Canada to stick close to U.S. on environment policy: Prentice

Australia wildfires release tens of millions of tons of carbon

"Chevon's Oil - Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea" - The Mudflats

Italian nuclear renaissance gathers pace

Barnett Shale Nat Gas Drilling Pollution Nearly Equals Pollution From All Dallas/Ft. Worth Vehicles

Prince William Sound AT1 Orca Population "Doomed" - Never Recovered From Exxon Valdex Spill

Atmospheric CO2 Content Hits New Peak - 392 PPM In December 2008 - Up 2-3 PPM From 2007 - Reuters

Energy: Are you experienced?

Integral Fast Reactors


K Gardner



fudge stripe cookays

Today in labor history Feb 12 John L. Lewis, president of the UMW & founder of CIO was born

Make Your Valentine’s Day Labor-Friendly!

Obama puts onus on U.S. automakers for plan

MLB Union hopes to keep users' identities secret

The February 2009 issue of the BCTGM REPORT can be found online, ready-to-print in newsletter format

Ex-presidents of Latin America urge legal marijuana

Walesa cancels visit to Venezuela

worst fear comes to pass; 10 more Awa indians massacred

Chilean president ignores Cuban political prisoners

Colombia: Additional information concerning the release of four members of the police and armed forc

Chavez backers rally to end Venezuela term limits

yet more stupidity from Chavez: "Radical group 'La Piedrita' is infiltrated by the CIA"

(Miami) Rally set in response to synagogue attack in Venezuela

Finding a Way to Stem Foreclosures Proves Tricky

Lawmakers Question Bankers on Bailout

electronic bank run

"European banks' toxic debts risk overwhelming EU governments"

No Transparency In "Stress Test"

It has been a year (since Lawrence King's death)

Thanks to everyone who responded to my post from last night.

Jesus F Christ - Executive Pay Caps Cut Out Of Stimulus

Congressman on God condemning homosexuality: 'I have trouble with that'

Thank you Rep Nadler! Bill would allow gays to sponsor foreign partners

My son's father just emotionally crushed him.

Iranian gay couple granted asylum in Canada

If we're judging the greatest QB by Championship wins---shouldn't that be Bart Starr?

Speaking of Dallas Cowboy Quarterbacks

Bud Selig says that A-rod "shamed the game." BULLSHIT!!

Hammerin' Hank No. 1 again? Selig mulling it

Bonds, Aaron Who's the best-neither It was May's by far

Avraham Burg: The Holocaust is Over We Must Rise From its Ashes.

A conversation about the Israeli Election w/Avraham Burg, Martin Peretz, Sam Lewis &Leon Wieseltier

The Pollard Affair: Was it dual loyalty?

'Jews Say No' is holding all-night protest outside World Zionist Organization 3rd Ave NYC right now

U.S. urged to be flexible on Hamas

U.S. Democracy Double-Standard: We Embrace Lieberman, Reject Hamas

Amnesty International: Hamas harmed Palestinians

Christians in Jerusalem want Jews to stop spitting on them

Gaza: Death's Laboratory

Hampshire College becomes first U.S. college to divest from Israeli Occupation!

Birth of Octuplets Puts Focus on Fertility Clinics

Why Sleep Is Needed To Form Memories

What is your opinion of pharmaceutical companies and research and development?

Autism Not Related To Vaccines

I don't care what Madison Avenue says or what Hollywood says, I think that by the time you're 40,

NeuroLogica: Autism Court Ruling - Vaccines Didn’t Cause Autism

West Point addressing recent suicides

Army interrogator: Gitmo detainee cooperative

PETA targets Fort Wainwright

Army to work with 10 New York area schools

Ore. Guard tells of possible chemical exposure

GAO calls for DoD to examine contractor use

CSIS: Slow-moving Defense missed stimulus cash

Schwartz not afraid of Army airlifters, UAVs

Sailor starts site for moving theft victims

Petraeus to meet with NATO, EU officials

Looking to change your MOS

Change in Tricare hospital payments delayed

Surge needed on vets claims, lawmakers say

Death of Lejeune corpsman under investigation

N.C. Marines begin training on new vehicles

Filipino court orders Marine into custody

Yuma Marine faces manslaughter charge

Good Conduct Medal makes a comeback

Mullen to make visit to Minot

U.S. struggling to track Afghan weapons

Schwartz, Donley to talk nukes with lawmakers

Taliban attack in Kabul kills at least 20

Stream of airmen deploy from Yokota Air Base

Rep 'Twitters' Iraq, Afghan Locations

2 Sailors Held for Murder in Mexico

DoD leaders seek clues to Army suicide spike

Robotic Experiments Part of Cobra Gold

Deployments Scrubbed from AF Promotions

Active Duty Marines Get New PT Suits

(Military Times) Op-Ed: The Reserve/Guard Difference

Bill would give stipend to distance learners

Pilot can’t wait to get his hands on Air Force’s new F-35A fighter, teach others how to fly it

School suspends Marine drill team commander

Dependents suspected in vandalism of home

Military Obesity Doubles Since 2003

4 states, among last holdouts, eye open-carry gun laws

U.S. cruiser captures 7 suspected pirates


Birds on a Wire.

SUBMISSION THREAD for the February Photo Contest. Theme: RED

He said, "Call me Happy, everyone else does."

Elk, Rocky Mountain NP


Testing ! I went downtown, found this great wall, and now no matter what I do

COMMENT THREAD for the February photo contest. Theme: RED

Another weird dream

Astro question

Wow, what is going ON energetically this week, especially today?

Sleep affected by changes?

Is this an orb?

Talking with long-lost friends in my dreams

Weekly Healing Project #21 | Feb 15-21 | Abundance - Manifesting & Savoring

February 2009 Prayer, Light and Healing Requests - Part 2

Darwin at 200: The Ongoing Force of His Unconventional Idea

Engineers Revolutionize Nano-device Fabrication Using Amorphous Metals

JAGUAR PICTURE: First Seen in Central Mexico Since 1900

Migrating songbirds fly 500 kilometres a day, study finds

Secret of Eternal Life, Better Sex Found in Mammoth Graveyard

PHOTOS: 7 Major "Missing Links" Since Darwin (National Geographic)

Vaccines Not to Blame for Autism, Court Rules

Preaching About Superbowl Commercials (church in Dallas Texas area...

Mark Driscoll's vulgarity draws media attention

The American Muslim. (Great Blog)

Wow. Just .... wow. Wonder if this is "official"...

Assuming for a moment that the Fundie's are right, and the Rapture does happen, what would you do?

This Is Why You're Fat

Empress, you home?

Old Time Burnt Sugar Cake

What's for dinner? ~ Thursday

Eternity - 2 people and a ham

New Ben and Jerry's Flavors

Share your favorite recipes ~ COOKIES

Share your favorite recipe ~ SOUPS

I'd like to propose a thread where the motives of other posters...

Mods, so I don't accidentally do something that's been deemed off limits

Chinese Central Television Building (Manderin Oriental) -- Reinforced Concrete Structure and More!

Pete Sessions (R-Taliban) on Colbert Report

Email I just received: Cornyn skips Stimulus VOTE to hob-knob with GOP Wall Street Donors

What do any of you know about RCDC - Pecos?

'Pole tax' back in Texas appeals court (creative headline)

Kinky would be an embarrassment to the party.

Hey everybody! It's time for BLACK OP RADIO!

GW Bush to give first post presidential speech in Calgary

RAID 5 array of Velociraptor drives - fast or expensive?

Power supply replacement

ZOMFG! I have WPA/WPA2 PSK on Linux!

Debunking the "Linux is virus free" Myth

Flashing my bios problem

If anyone here uses Dreamhost for email and runs Peer Guardian...

We have AT&T Uverse for both my computer and our TV. We're switching to

Roundtable discussion in SFRC on Future of Sudan (2/12/09)

Commerce Committee organization for 111th Congress

To honor Darwin's birthday: some words from Lynn Margulis, evolutionary biologist

Union backlash over £7.5bn 'super express' train contract

Titian, the Tory and Wikipedia: a modern morality tale

Far-right Dutch MP refused entry to UK