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Archives: February 23, 2009

Anyone else watching Dateline and the Concorde crash

Anyone else watching Dateline and the Concorde crash

A good read from my paper today.....

"Remove Gov. Mark Sanford" Facebook group

Imagine if our newsmedia from 2002-07 had been similar to the sports media covering A-Rod

Imagine if our newsmedia from 2002-07 had been similar to the sports media covering A-Rod

Hey, ya lazy ass piker.....take your money out of the 'big banks' and put

Limbaugh: Trying To Understand A Dem Like Trying To Understand A Murderer Or Rapist

Two New York Dailies Drop Sunday, Monday editions

What will Obama do with KBR?

Blast from the past: Presidential debate over medicare:

GOP governors debate how to revive party

Guardian UK: Britain faces summer of rage - police

These Red-carpet interviews prior to the Oscars are

Bloomberg News Svc: Americans Would Be Lucky to Mimic 1990s Japan

Mass transit gets the shaft in California budget......

Thanks for the heart! I needed it!

BAIL OUT THE PEOPLE, NOT THE BANKS!!!! March On Wall Street, Friday April 3 and Saturday April 4

Do the infotainers on NPR ever call the President

We've really got to get this economy going b/c I've got a "lot of energy"

In honor of the grandstanding governors..

Should the Drinking Age be Lowered to 18?

Should the Drinking Age be Lowered to 18?

Bill Maher REALLY screwed up last Friday.

Bill Maher REALLY screwed up last Friday.

Dustin Lance Black wins best political speech

With jobs scarce, volunteering on the rise

Sunday Morning News Programs = Most Informative and Objective?

Let's get rid of the word "Stigma." I have been using it for yeras, but I think

Desert military bases hold wealth of archaeological finds

Desert military bases hold wealth of archaeological finds

George P. Bush, the rancid spawn of the piglet Jeb, criticizes Charlie Christ for stimulus support

Olduvai, Evolution, and Darwin

"Please don't take our money", the millionaires cried...

More on "Mummies found hidden in Saqqara"

Trawlers are 'destroying history on the seabed'

Pages 490-491 of A.R.R.A- State Legislatures can accept the funds with or without Governor approval

What Attracts you to another person as a potential date/mate?

What Attracts you to another person as a potential date/mate?

Obama administration starting bank stress tests this week...

Obama administration starting bank stress tests this week...

Student Finds Rare Lincoln Fingerprint

Ponzi Paranoia Is Rattling ‘Madoffed’ Companies

these two stories trouble me....

In today's age....there is no opportunity to 'save'

"When you first prune a tree, it is really ugly. But it comes back better than it ever was."

SEC Probed Stanford Companies; Red Flags Abounded

On the solemn occasion of my 600th post - A moment of silence, please...

"You Commie, Homo-lovin' sons-of-guns!"

"So many messengers. What's the message? . . . not exactly the question you put to a soldier."

I found this garbage on a Facebook site "Reagan Conservative"

Did the repukes kill the golden goose (us)?

You have won a very unusual prize, Would you accept? What would you do?

What would happen if the right (and left) took a week off from being outraged and

Yes!!!! Sean Penn wins the Oscar for MILK

Microsoft seeks refund from some laid off workers

Sean Penn joins exclusive club.

Sean Penn joins exclusive club.

War tramatized Liberians want to stay in America.. Please help them.

Reform healthcare -- and leave Social Security alone - By Joe Conason

"You commie, homo-loving sons of guns."

"You commie, homo-loving sons of guns."

I remember Rachel Corrie

Sofia Loren at 74

Well, I am off to see "Milk" and "The Wrestler"

Willing to buy: the link to Sean Penn's acceptance speech

Many Oscar winners display their Oscars in the bathroom

Paul Krugman:Banking on the Brink

Jeff Ballabon the new CBS Senior Vice President of Communication:Democrats are inherently bad people

U.S. Could Expand Its Stake In Citi To 40%

Damn it. Mickey Rourke got screwed

Freddie Mac investigates self over lobby campaign!

Excellent review of Oscars

Check-in Thread for DUers Who'd Like Check-in Posts to Include a Link to Action

Senator Hollingsworth vs.Shamu...calls on "God Squad" for help! (I kid you not)

Rate Hugh Jackman as Oscar host

LOLOLOL "$1000 chance to hear Bush speak"

Idaho bill would amend Human Rights Act to include sexual, gender orientation

Price Waterhouse is in the HOUSE!

A Contest! Name That Law!

Philly Inquirer, Daily News,, file for Chapter 11

94 Years after Ludlow Massacre, site now national historic landmark

For DUers in "We Don't Want The Money" states ..... what's the mood there?

For DUers in "We Don't Want The Money" states ..... what's the mood there?

Hi-tech research shows Neolithic axes have travelled from the Alps

Am I the only one that thinks most of the MSM is burying the Robert Allen Stanford story?

When did spoiled brat, smart ass Italia Federici plead guilty?

On Bill Maher's show they were talking about a movie made by

Newspeak Technology

"A Resounding NO to Gov. Mark Sanford" (new on Facebook )

"Understanding the Next Phase of the Global Systemic Crisis"

I'm glad the Democratic party has evolved beyond benchmarks

Who said this?

Mexican drug dealers support my local economy

Anyone watching this interview on Today about the documentary about Sarah?

The wisdom of Karl Popper......

Sean Penn: Best Actor Oscar gives great proposition 8/Obama acknowledgement SPEECH (Video)

Revealed: full horror of Gitmo inmate's beatings

Philly newspaper owner latest to file Chapter 11

Paypal security update question

It seems that right-wing has set their sights on the 17th Amendment

You all picking up the latest Repub comebacks?

C-Span caller gives definition to a Blue Dog Democrat

The Wisdom of Protectionism. The Madness of Free Trade (Part 1)

India’s Terror Stance Vexes Obama Amid Voter Ire at Pakistan

Last night God "Hated" Fred Phelps - but we all knew that anyways

Citigroup Nationalization Talk of Gov Stake Causes 40% Stock Rally

Stimulate me... Now what?

Food for thought: Quotes on runaway corporatism and privatization

The President Reads 10 Letters a Day from the Public

Can Congress stop the wars?

Can anyone get to Is it down?

Can anyone get to Is it down?

Bush declines hardware store job

U.K. - Police fear 'summer of rage' with middle-class protests

McCain shilling......

Calling Fans of the Gipper...

Sen. Bunning (R-KY): Justice Ginsberg Has Nine Months To Live

Siegelman believes Rove will never testify truthfully

AlterNet: Screw Big Chain Franchises: Support Your Local Bar!

a solution out of this mess

Jobs Still Elude Some Bush Ex-Officials

Soros Says Upheaval Marks End of Free-Market Era That Started Under Reagan

Conyers is not in Washington D.C. this morning.

Dollars & Sense: Time for Permanent Nationalization

Any word on whether Kkkarl is going to show up today?

Soldiers still waiting for tour bonuses

Obama nixed full surge in Afghanistan - Asia Times

Proposals to change Supreme Court organization....what do you think?

NCLB renamed? How 'bout Act to Help Children Read Gooder?

Jim Bunning Another Loud Mouth Republican Idiot

If anyone is responsible for increasing taxes- Republicans are.

DCCC targets 12 Republicans on stimulus

Freedom from religion and 2nd hand athesists.

If you missed Frontline last week, watch it online. Inside the Meltdown.

Suspend military aid to Israel --

TurdBlossom watch: Rove is due before the Judicial Committee in two minutes

Obama pledges $15B for Medicaid, answers critics

ChicagoTrib: Chicago lender owned properties (REOs) jumped 575% in three years

Be a hero on your own time (says McDonald's)

GOP Vulture Forecasts Justice Ginsberg's Death Anticipating an Opening for Conservatives

Gorby smarter than Obama: Soviet leader accepted defeat and brought his troops home from Afghanistan

Hypocrisy Alert! Remember How Republicans Supported John McCain's Foreclosure Plan?

I'm gonna bet tomorrow is "F U SEAN PENN Day" on Fox Noise

Republicans weigh strategies to employ over the next two years ....

Condoleezza Rice agrees to a three-book deal

KTLK website - Randi WILL be back.

"All my life I’ve had a choice of hate or love. I’ve always chosen love and I’m here."

Bare Naked ......

Nude Carnivale Queen Paints Obama On Her Leg

look out! BREAKING: Beer No Longer Recession-Proof

I just tried watching CNBC.

Rift Over Stimulus Embroils G.O.P.

The Department of Defense Contractors

The Department of Defense Contractors

**Obama LIVE now on MSNBC giving solid speech at economic gathering in the WH!!**

U.S. Stocks Fall, Sending Market Below Lowest Close Since 1997

If it were free, what medical proceedure would you want today?

Phil Gramm was right

Why in the heck was this guy allowed to keep his Driver's License?

Hidden headline in Binyam Mohamed case: 1 in 4 CIA ops in UK!

The RW Media Propaganda Campaign Continues - CBS Chooses GOP Operative As SR VP

Diesel Falling Below Gas as Valero, Total Expand Supply, Boosting VW Jetta

GOP's problem revealed

SNL's Last Survivor (Huffington Post) about Tom Davis, Al Franken and SNL

What CAN'T the Dems Try to Change?

UN: New York Expected To Lose Up To 100K Finance Jobs

People have to stop buying into the language "entitlement"

American Express Pays Cardholders $300 to Close Out Accounts

Old racists die, but hate-filled actions linger

Let me re-frame the Drug Debate in different terms

In Search Of An Honest Debate

Interesting read: CA Republicans are at each other's throats!

Competition and competitiveness in America

I see John Ziegler is being given a platform on GE-NBC for the Palin doc.. Why?

Between crooked and heartless employers...

What is the impact of banks that own our homes, cars, and credit becoming "nationalized"?

TIME: Pay Wall Street Less? Hell, Yes

Did the citizens of Republican-led states agree to secede from the Union?


Free-market terrorist Thomas Woods blames REGULATION for the market meltdown....

I think I’d rather be water boarded than deal with a car salesperson

A piece on marriage equality in the New York Times

Fundies freaked out by 'far-left ideologies' of Obama Justice Dept. picks......

The lenten catholic fish fry is coming up at my parish soon,

Elder's Meditation of the Day - February 23

Man who lost face in '05 mauling knows hell of new chimpanzee victim

Humana Health Care's fortunes sinking.......

Here's something for the eco-friendly folks out there....


What is the repuke talking point about the Philippines? Heard a RW caller on Stephanie Miller

Looking for suggestions in my argument with a con

That was the best Academy Awards show I've seen in 30 years. Anyone agree?

Does your business depend on their software?

This shows how the Mormons are champion liars when

Today, no one in America hates Prop 8 more than

Unbelievable: Latest Conservative Meme

You heard it here first

Vulture Bunning of KY seems to be implying that GOP will fillibuster Obama SC nominees

Arkansas Presbyterians OK rule on ordination of gays (vote 116-64)

USMC flag display question

Check-in thread for DUers who hate check-in threads

"Reduce the capital gains tax" is the newest screed by the Repugnation

I hear 75% of ex-Bushies can't find jobs. I know where they can apply. I'm compassionate!

60 Minutes Of Truthiness

Stars & Stripes LTTE: PTSD letter should be shared

Fuck Republican Governors:

Kelsey Seybold Clinic, Houston's largest internal medicine group, opts out of traditional Medicare..

Anyone else having trouble with Day Life?

Check-In thread for DUers that have HAD IT with check-in threads!

Gingrey the Doctor won't vote for something unless the conditions are PERFECT

Dollars & Sense: The Great Real Estate Bubble of the 1920s

American Express Pays some Cardholders $300 to Close Accounts..

Should the Media apologize to the country for putting us though four straight months of Gary Condit?

Republicans on prowl for political hopefuls use Craigslist

Bush is hitting the speakers' circuit - offers his thoughts on the power of freedom

I have a question

A question about the stock market

I just received a jury qualification questionnaire for the US Disctrict Court...

Did you think that Sean Penn would be where he is today when he played Spicoli in "Fast Times..."?

Social killing grounds: (eastern ) Europe - Shock Doctrine under our very eyes

President Peter Chernin to leave Murdoch's News Corp.

Anyone else watching coverage of this Fiscal Responsibility Summit?

As the World Turns....

It's time to NOT buy all the Pepsi, Mountain Dew, Aquafina etc that you can........

Alabama Paper Stands By Story: Reported Shelby Comments "Accurately and Completely"

I love it when Repubs insist they lost because they weren't 'conservative enough'....

Al Gore at the National Clean Energy Project forum - pics

Dittohead LOL...Oh, gotta getta a load of this:

Finally! A song that makes you look forward to "Have You Forgotten"!

Mayor out-Foxed his interviewer on Fox News.

Dupe please delete

Do "Conservatives" Have A Credibility Problem With the Country?

Fascinating. But, not if your driving under the influence.

Thanks to Rahm Emmanuel, I am no longer represented by JD Hayworth

And it takes another leg down, just like in the GD.

I know this is not recommended, but I closed the damn Chase account anyway.

I like the way Obama has this bipartisan group on the economy sharing their thoughts on the meeting

India moves to patent yoga poses in bid to protect traditional knowledge

Caption this pic

Flashback - Joseph Stiglitz in 12/07 Predicting Economic Consequences Of Bush

AIG Seeks More US Funds As Record Loss Looms

-News Corp President Chernin leaving-LA Times

A Series of Suicides Unnerves West Point

'Stop-loss' Soldiers Still Waiting for Pay

When will the markets come back?

Need to share a burst out loud laugh. I was looking for a picture of the book Dow 36,000

The Solution to the Budget Deficit: The Peter G. Peterson Intergenerational Fairness Tax Credit

LIFE DIGITS. The spying-on-the-we-the citizens database - what is it's status?

Next years Oscar winner

Mark Sanford, stimulus hater, is inspired by guy who predicted Dow would break 40,000 in 2008

Karl Rove did not show up for his deposition this morning.

Good fugging grief Tweety

The Social Security Fix - so simple and yet so difficult

a comet's heart may have just nailed Earth

Update on lost high school transcripts...

3 U.S. soldiers, interpreter killed in Iraq. They're still dying there!

Sanford Offers Unemployed South Carolina Resident ‘Prayers’ Instead Of Stimulus Funds

Citigroup's Clever Plan to Screw Taxpayers Again

CNN Anchor: Rihanna must deal with “stigma” of being abuse victim

Were there any Republican Presidents

Flashback - September 2007 - George Bush Downplays Growing Mortgage Crisis

The Solution to the Budget Deficit: The Peter G. Peterson Intergenerational Fairness Tax Credit

George H.W. Bush's federal judge appointee skirts sex charges, pleads guilty to obstructing justice

Just think in less than two years there is a real good possibility that we'll have super majorities

Return to me all the money my retirement account has lost in the last 18 months.

Will our Democratic majority in Congress fight against Obama's

DCCC targets 12 Republicans on stimulus

Has Jim Bunning been sipping the Moonshine again?

President Obama to be live shortly on m$nbc

Randi Rhodes and NOVA, Problems? Anyone Have Information?

Recouping the Stimulus

If the government goes to 40% ownership of banks through common shares

Ziegler on Today show this AM:"Palin is NOT a moron!"

New CBS Senior Vice President of Communications Claimed Democrats are Bad People

On a day when the Dow plunged 250 points on economic worries, WHY did the financials go up?

New Congressional GOPs "Playbook" from 20 years ago...

Fighting For YOUR Home?

Pope Snubs Colbert

Who wants seconds.. or thirds.. for that matter..

1924 snowmobile prototype like you've not seen before

1924 snowmobile prototype like you've not seen before

Citigroup's road to nationalization

Phil Gramm Strikes Back!

"As long as the US is committed to a way of life measured entirely by gain, debt is the only weapon"

Obama to name former Abramoff investigator to oversee stimulus spending

Jackson Browne v. John McCain - Heading to Trial?

Internet threat: Hackers swarm bank accounts

Why corporatism must die update: They're discussing universal health care on Bloomberg TV now......

Millions to Be Spent To Help People FInd Jobs

Senate Chairman says he'd investigate Democrats who backed Bush policies

Ratings for Reality Are Down -- Love and Sex Storm Back on TV

Here is an email the right wing is circulating on the stimulus bill

Iraq Minister On War Widows: 'There Are Too Many' To Help

Every Friday, the FDIC closes 3 or 4 more banks....Now the Fed is upping its stake in the megabanks.

Look at the DOW, look at all economic indicators. How can we afford more war?

Knock, Knock, is anyone listening? - Danny Schechter wants to know

I know the President needs a helicopter, but Jesus, TWENTY-EIGHT of them?

Check in thread for DUers wanting to end the illegal occupation of Iraq and Afghanistan.

The story behind Dustin Lance Black's speech

Hey, YOU! Ya gotta check out the "List of the Day" blog....

When Asked Whether He Would ‘Consider’ Gay Civil Unions, Steele Replies, ‘What Are You, Crazy?’

Why Not Let Ronald Reagan Be the Real Ronald Reagan?

I'm Scheduling Job Applicants for Interviews with our Company, and I Feel Like Santa Claus

Micron may slash 2,000 jobs......

Kudos, President Obama. That was leadership.

Kudos, President Obama. That was leadership.

Exxon Screws People Affected by its Spill

As the GOP Burns, Some Party Leaders Still Cling to Conspiracy Theory

EU agrees hedge fund controls

AP: Wall Street "experts" say "The government is doing a lousy job of alleviating fears"

Partisanship run amok: The Oscars put political agenda ahead of artistic merit...again

What happened to "Sirius Left"?

David Shuster is giving Darrell Issa a SMACK DOWN on 1600!!!

DUers is this true?

Parade poll "Does America Still Need Labor Unions? "

Parade poll "Does America Still Need Labor Unions? "

The GOP's efforts at diversity - AKA Bobby Jindal and Michael Steele. Will it work?

I honestly don't think anyone knows what to do to stop this economic free-fall.

Obama said today he would put the full cost of Iraq and Afghanistan on the budget

Should the drinking age be lowered to 18?

The more I hear and read the less I understand.

Economist Nouriel Roubini made this simple and crucial point in an interview with Reuters.

With Coleman down in MN Senate count, paper suggests "do-over" election

Breaking: AIG will report the biggest loss in US corporate history

(Rapper) Ludacris makes peace with McCain

If you liked Slumdog, there is a movie from 20 years ago called Salaam Bombay

Howie Kurtz: "Santelli may or may not have a populist point, but isn't he supposed to be a reporter?

"Dear President Obama": The President Reads 10 Letters a Day from the Public...

FBI, police bust child prostitution ring

Village Voice blog: Oscar Night Rightbloggers Mad at Milk, Indians

Lou (the racist) Dobbs is defending the post and the cartoonist right now

Freepers weigh in on the Big Gay Oscars

"If they're too big to fail, they're too big to exist."

Does anyone have any details about Texas nat guard being called out.

Attempted humor sent from a RW acquaintance

How Much Of The Federal Debt Is Financed With Drug Money

How Much Of The Federal Debt Is Financed With Drug Money

What's this? 11 year old kills his dad's pregnant girlfriend with a shotgun?

Yay for me! I'm gonna make my first million this year!

Yay for me! I'm gonna make my first million this year!

Yay for me! I'm gonna make my first million this year!

Why isn't Bernie Madoff in jail?

FR Drama-Queen Plans For Obama Taking Away The Insulin

No surprize here... Junk food kills!

About the coming depression

Hey Dudettes & Dude: Let's Talk Drugs

In tough economy, working 7 days becomes norm for some - how many days per week do you work?

Santelli Claims The White House Is Threatening Him: ‘My Kids Are Nervous To Go To School’

Cheney Dunk Tank Raises $800 Billion For Nation

Iran is developing and exporting alternative energy expertise

Paul Krugman: Entitlements on the back of an envelope


Damn! Did Sean Penn serve up a heaping bowl of Scorn Flakes, or what?

Larisa Alexandrovna Interviews Don Siegelman: Rove Will Never Testify Truthfully

Are Pizza places dinosaurs?

Binyam Mohamed statement in full

I was just informed that I've been awarded an $830,000.00 bid.

If THESE three can get along as friends, what's OUR excuse? Watch this:

What should Michael Moore's in-the-works film about the banking/Wall St./bailout mess be called?

Helping Afghan Women and Girls

If banks are nationalized, what is the argument for EVER giving them back to rich assholes?

The Bankruptcy Bill, Examined : Flashback In Case You Missed It

Sean Penn Schools Prop. 8 Supporters in Oscar Speech

Ford Fusion Hybrid Tops Camry, Prius in Comparisons

Obama is doing some terrific Bush bashing right now

MSNBC's Brewer keeps asking if $250 thou a year for a family is 'wealthy'

Breaking research finds US weapons in Gaza

CA To Introduce Bill to tax and regulate marijuana? NORML

Marijuana Vs Republicans

Bill Maher called people's gods silly last night. I just watched his movie

Could Chelsea Clinton run and win in 2010 Senate race?

Could Chelsea Clinton run and win in 2010 Senate race?

If you needed any more proof that Rushican scumbags


"There's been a major shift towards acceptance of the Taliban,"

Hey Skinner :Can we get rid of

The Audacity of Dreams

Recommend this thread if you support Sean Penn in the inevitable shitstorm to follow after tonight

Stalking the Shadows: Lab Rat

Robert Parry: Obama in "Seven Days in May" Scenario?

Sean Penn to Prop 8 Supporters: You get to sit and reflect on the shame you'll live with

The failure of the War on Drugs...

Who has seen the documentary "Pete Seeger: The Power of Song?"

My wife and I are boycotting McDonald's. We will not be taking our nieces there anymore.

Obama's 'Seven Days in May' Moment

Cemeteries Are Dying Due To Cremations

The People vs. Bank of America: B of A Giveth and It Taketh Away

7,160.18 DOW. eom

Say it ain’t so, Mr. O

GED, AS, BS, or whatever...

Bush Administration Crimes and the International Criminal Court

Well, sirprise, sirprise, sirprise Stanford's fraud was referred to the SEC/FBI by Texas 10 yrs ago!

Help me out here. Someone apparently got a hold of my

It Is Time To Arrest Karl Rove For Contempt of Congress.

Ah, yes, Gary Condit...


When I was going to high school, to many girls we same-aged guys simply didn't exist.

i thought these shows were the shit when i was between 4-7 years old

Not nominated for BEST DRESS

Not nominated for BEST DRESS

What the hell does my sig line mean?

It's official - Ryan Seacrest is a dweeb and I feel like I'm offending people by saying that...

shit sucks

I adore surly.

An American Carol wasn't even nominated for a Worst Film Razzie Award??

i drank all my boss's beer on friday

is it a womans perogitive to change her mind???

Don't you just love it when an ex accidentally texts you instead of their current

zz top appreciation thread

90-something's homes are not the greatest place for 3 3-6 year olds to play

I'm here posting on DU.. and sick..

Who has a drinking problem ?

I live 3 blocks from the Kodak Theatre. It sounds like Apocolypse Now outside.

this is the clothing optional thread

shemika copeland

A little background on Monsanto for your edification.

soo I have been officially dissed

Testing testing,1,2,3. I'm getting an error message every time I post.

I'm posting from the administrator's office at the nursing home...

***The official THREAD***

name your favorite sophist

Product placement, Mr President?

Ok time to break out the tissues - Best Supporing Actor

State Street - Madison, Wisconsin

I just saw the "Sandberg Game" on the MLB channel (June 23, 1984)


Ok, I need a Direct X 9.0c compatible video card, only I have no idea...

baby, i got a time machine in my pants

heh..Up From The Depths..a Godzilla rap. Far better than the Oscars.

OMG OMG O... M... G!!! Miley Cyrus is like AT THE OSCARS!!!

I have successfully cut my own cheese. Can global domination be far behind?

Whoever thought of having Hugh Jackman to host the Oscars should get one for that idea

Someone take the stick out of Angolina Jolies ass

i'm gonna quit smoking tomorrow

Shout out of Thanks to the person who gave me a valentine!

Sony Releases piece of shit.

Anybody else have the virus du jour?

Great user review of "Star Trek: Nemesis"

I admit- I've not watched much news or TV lately.. wtf is a slumdog millionaire?!

Well...I WAS going to post my erotic poem...

Q Lazarus - Goodbye Horses

Anyone else notice that Peter Gabriel boycotted the Oscars?

There should be no shame in addiction

Who is not watching the oscars?

so, all you old fucks

Who is not tutching the but?

What actor/actress do you like who isn't "all Hollywood".

Post your award HEADLINES here

oscar night art...

What does "Jai-Ho" mean??

does anyone else think Angelina Jolie looks different tonight?

I was pulling for Mickey Rourke, but I'm happy Penn won it if nothing else than

*** Official 2009 Academy Awards Thread ***

Best reading music ever! Soul sacrifice

I dunno...I do think the "Slumdog" worship messed up the Awards pretty bad.

Lately I'm craving pizza. Is there such thing as a healthy frozen pizza, or a healthy pizza

Has Anyone Seen "Little Children?"

Screw the bourgeois Oscars. When are we going to get the new...

So.. I saw my bro for 1st time since I booted him from the house

OMG Kindle2 is out in two days

I think Cheney took notes when he watched this episode:

Crap self-congratulatory crap is crap

Shortlist of six of the nation's [UK] strangest book titles revealed

*** Official 2009 Academy Awards Thread 3 ***

My 3 cats are all asleep in the same comfy chair, Which means

Can I just mention, again, that I have a girl crush on Kate Winslet?

Am I drunk?

*** Official 2009 Academy Awards Thread 2 ***

I guess I'm a fanboy

I guess I'm a fanboy

Dolly was 6 years old when she was born.

I think LostinVA just had a baby orgasm

Official Fuck Slumdog Millionaire Thread.


Sean Penn wins Best Actor!!!!!!!!

hhhaaAAW Riiiiighteous dude!

Are any of you watching Mel Gibson as Col. Sanders on Jimmy Kimmel?

Oscars wasn't the only big award show this past weekend. Hell Paris Hilton won THREE awards....

Good morning Lounge

Slumdog Millionaire Sucked

So how many "Heath Ledger won an Oscar!" threads were there last night?

I like good conversation

Oscars interest

Well it's getting to be late winter and the natives are restless.


Oh and one more thing....

Melissa Leo ("Frozen River") check out her imdb page-amazing

good news for my family!

"Huge Ackman"

The TV sceen went blank and then a woman said "I think you have it all the way in." ...

Thoughts on the Oscars

"...This is my message to youuuuu..."

Now playing: The Monkees' "Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn and Jones" (mono mix)

[1 Reply]

Add creativity, computers and MIT...

The strange allure of Flo, the Progressive Insurance checkout girl

Thanks to Hugh Jackman Musicals are now officially dead.

BAD NEWS this morning- no pineapples for my daughter for breakfast

So, anyone else not watch tonight's Hollywood wankfest?

Last night I took NyQuil & had a dream where I met Obama!

It's Monday and I'm not depressed

I have to start saying 'have a nice day'

Dear Barbara Walters - last night was your Oscar special. Why the F*#@ were the Jonas Brothers on it

Before I order this computer memory, could someone tell me

I just had 2 cats offer me TZ for real cheap

Ennio Marchetto, the "Human Cartoon"

What was the best film of 2008?

Seu Jorge is the man

Lance Armstrong Will Not Tolerate Syringe Toting Idiots On The Side Of The Road

Spread the Love does not look like a male organ.

Is Sophia Loren drunk?

Sailing to Byzantium by William Butler Yeats

Here's a birthday calculator

McDonalds must be hell to work at

Who said this?

What is so bloody difficult

Hope Streep comes up the middle and crushes the dreams of upstarts like Jolie and Winslet.

Big Dawg sez...

I'm guessing the fundies will be protesting ABC now

The official OSCARS fashion thread: (photo heavy)

Ron White is the coolest redneck ever.

You know, it's really tough sometimes...

Would other people consider you pretentious?

wrong place

Many of you will be crushed, but I can't post from work as long as the big pink ween is up there.

You know what I did?

Hello.... is there anybody in there?

Anybody want to write a story?

Anybody want two cats, cheap?

Are you one really sick evil twisted nasty sort of person?

Scrabble Word of the Day: Dildo

Found: one pair black panties.

My annual appraisal, at work, will be tomorrow

Why are my ginger snaps never snappy?



Is "Potomac" really hard to pronounce?

An interesting perspective on video game violence.

Speaking of the Potomac, why do people say "Potomac River"? Potomac means river.

Hugh Jackman as Oscar host?


Rahm Emanuel Uses Profanity for Good and Not Evil While at the Movies

Which movie/Actor/Actress was snubbed the biggest

one of my all time favorite guitarists

Sirius XM Radio and GM Worth the Risk ? Stocks

I think my electricity is going to get turned off. I'm scared.

So, Mrs R and I were eating noodles off each other's faces at midnight last night...

CaliforniaPeggy's poetry has me all worked up.

Ever seen Peter Greene in Clean, Shaven?

Dog Cam: Live Dog Feed for Monday, February 23. Get Yer Dawg On!

Do you have a star ship?

Eric Cantor: Yes he's a douche bag, but what KIND of douche bag is he?

Yippe-ki-yay, Squirrel.

Science Fun: A Green comet will be closest to the earth in the morning

Damn you, "n."

Good vibes for my BFF mctatas today and inthe days to come

Fuckity fuck fuckitall

See Dwights 75 foot basketball shot.


Damn. The hearts disappeared.


OK why the hell didn't you tell me about Sriacha chili sauce?

Who was the big FASHION winner of the Oscars?

Does anyone here play NOBY NOBY BOY?

Illegal Business Controls America...Illegal Business Controls America...

Kill your television: Man shoots TV in DTV-fueled anger

A girl starved to death after her teeth were removed

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Mon 2/23/2009)

Music Videos before music videos sucked.

I need a hug.

My newest poem, ready for prime time...Flame

I think our cat is really a dog

Two Greek prisoners escape by helicopter AGAIN- 2nd time in 3 years

People who mock their spouses need their asses kicked

Would you report Crystal Blue Persuasions???


Most annoying character on Star Trek, TNG?

Slumdog: Better than "Crash," but no where near the quality of "No Country for Old Men."

Did you buy a high school class ring?

Would you report an illegal conversion?

Best film sword fight

Free Redbox movie tonight

I'd like to thank the Academy...

Favorite Oscar

Thanks to the DUers who mentioned "The Paper Bag Princess" last week

Divorced DUers: What did you do with your wedding band?

good news for my family!

I like Sean Penn, but I think he really blew it in his acceptance speech.

sorry but I don't get the oscars and all the acter/actress worship

Waiting for the Goose Egg to Hatch.

They don't make hip-hop like this any more....

Barbecue: Noun or Verb?

Gordon Lightfoot - Sundown

Jennifer Grey does NOT look like Jennifer Grey!!

Well, after 22 years, my military retirement is official

81st Academy Awards Post-Mortem: Suckdog Millionbore

So, I adopted a cat from a local shelter.

At what age should someone be able to take a flight without a parent?

So it looks like Fox is trying to kill The Sarah Connor Chronicles

Do you tweet?

New Beatles tune discovered!

Deadbeat Dad Nailed In A Unique Way

What Attracts you to another person as a potential date/mate?

What does "pev" mean?

OMG! Michael Jackson is auctioning off his stuff!

They Need a Swat Across Their Obnoxious Asses

congresswoman barbara lee on c-span now 8-9pm est (repeat) nt

Repubs have nothing, resorting to bizarre spin in trying to counter Obama

Official: Investigator to lead stimulus oversight

Bobby Jindal is Evan Bayh with a tan.

prime minister gordon brown putting up with the british version of repub idiocy.

US Government in talks to own 40% of Citigroup Bank

House Party with your Congressman/woman. Who attended one this weekend?

Anyone had problems with cat having frequent Urinary tract infections?

Governors' Dinner at the WH is on C-Span, now!

February 1942: FDR announces plan to halve deficit in 4 years

Update on my cousin...

Seriously: Must every institutional construct, from individual businesses to automobiles...

I have resisted the urge to post this... but screw it

Auto-flush sit down toilets make no sense

Obama recovery plan stimulates whining

Sen. Lugar says US must rethink Cuba embargo

Fiscal Responsibility Summit: Anyone have a full list of attendees?

The fact is this: No Economist or anyone on this board can predict how The Stimulus plays out.

Video: The President Smoozes the Govs.

I just wanted to check in and ask if you all could think good thoughts

The term "illegal enemy combatant" is a status offense. I see some confusion

GOP...the Party of SELFISHNESS and Myopia....MEism really...absense of Empathy

Why Isn't Tomorrow's Speech Called the State of the Union?

There is an Energy Roundtable on CSPAN2. Impressive group

Governors Hope to Guide Spending of Stimulus Funds

Good bye Churchill hello Abe

Gibbs V. Santelli: He Should Read President's Plan (VIDEO)

Former Secret Service agent Earl Devaney to be Stimulus Oversight Czar

AP asks Did TV news miss point in covering stimulus plan? Only 6% of guests actually economists

Sanford compares Obama admin to Stalin, Weimar

**WARNING: POLITICO SOURCE***: GOP Dusts Off Newt's Playbook

Poll: Obama Loses Support With GOPers -- Gains With Everyone Else

PHOTO Caption It? The President and Georgia Gov Sonny Perdue

Is There Organized Crime on Wall Street?

Why the GOP is SO DESPERATE to see Bush Tax Cuts Remain

MSNBC's Contessa Brewer is very disrespectful

Hypocrisy Alert! Remember How Republicans Supported John McCain's Foreclosure Plan?

Has anyone noticed that the states refusing the stimulus $ have large black populations?

I am getting a little concerned with the Giethner

I'm going to say something possibly unpopular

Karl Rove on the lam??? He was AWOL for House Judiciary Committee subpoena today.

BBO: Bachmann Bigmouth Overdrive... "We're running out of rich people in this country"....

[mandated] Health Care Industry in Talks to Shape Policy


Bunning: Justice Ginsberg likely will be dead in 9 months. (Does he WANT to lose re-election?)

Alone again.... naturally

Health-Care Focus Next for Obama in Speech, Budget Proposal

Orson Scott Card has lost his mind

I Find It Ironic That the State of The Union Is Discussed the Day Before Lent

PHOTOS: Governors at the White House Dinner

We need to demand that those states where the governors don't want Stim money GET NOTHING

Why Repugs don't want Bush tax cuts to expire: They will have to Kill their rich Grannies in 2010

what do your pets do that piss you off?

Afghan public opinion turning against presence of US forces

PHOTOS The Governors' Dinner at the White House

Watching the Fiscal Health Press Confrence

Pickens lauding the Energy Summit to Cavuto

Obama Takes Veiled Shot At GOP Governors

Watching the Republicans at this summit with Obama is fascinating.

Why are conservatives so offended by the direct election of senators?

NY Post: Gillibrand Shellshocked over Growing Opposition to Her

Schwarzenegger vs. Jindal - Political Games vs. Constituents

I just saw Something on Cable Television that was Informative,

For all of Norah O'Donnell's faults, she is eviscerating the fat hog puke on her show right now.

What is preventing Senator Franken from joining his colleagues in the Senate?

Our president today said something great

Where's the average working Americans' "tea party"?

Poll: Obama's First-Month Approval Ratings Match Reagan's

If my words did glow

Shuster slapping down Issa-so nice to see happening to one

Official: Obama likely to name Locke to Commerce

Fair Tax Act of 2009 (44 co-sponsors) ????

New WaPo/ABC News poll 68% job approval for Obama

Zombie Banks? Please Let That Term Stick.

It is obvious that Cable News cannot deviate from their Morning Memo from the GOP!

A welcome change: 1). President Obama READS. 2). President Obama reads letters from THE PUBLIC.

Governors, Family and Friends, Please Welcome The President of the United States and the First Lady!

Rep. Issa asking for more hiring of Fed workers instead of outsourcing

CAP’s Daniella Leger appointed as Obama’s Director of Message Events.

PHOTOS Synchronized Swans?

Is Obama doing to Wall Street what he did to Republicans?

Jim Bunning APOLOGIZED for his comments about Ruth Bader Ginsburg

gin and juice

I wish someone had warned me about the Conservative Cave.

MY country is FULL of MORONS. We don't deserver Obama

Lou Dobbs is in DENIAL when it comes to threats facing President Obama

Some idiot who made "Media Malpractice" was just on the Today show

PHOTOS Fiscal Responsibility Summit / National Governors Association (UPDATED)

We're not calling for a coup, honest!

My letter to Senator Shelby, who I've never seen in a Klan robe.

PHOTOS Carnival Time - German Style

The Stunted Economic Stimulus by Robert Samuelson

POLL: Michelle Most Popular FLOTUS in 30 Years

k.d. lang

I just went to David Shuster's "Twitter" site...

Shit. Big Media is going to run Jindal campaign for the next 4 years

Obama Derangement Syndrome (ODS)

Name an old sitcom that still makes you laugh. 1980s or before.

Does Bobby Jindal

PHOTO Caption It - The Three Stooges?

How About If The Subject Now Turns To A Dead Intern In scarborough's Office

"Coleman is in a bubble running out of oxygen" - but some believe he might appeal to Federal courts

New CBS VP: "Obama is Incredibly Dangerous"

Names of cities or towns that just sound cool phonetically

"Razor-thin stimulus vote highlights stakes of Senate recount for Coleman, Franken in Minn"

Obama administration backs Bush, tries to kill 'lost' White House emails lawsuit

Will housing shed another 30%?

So how much do teachers make?

How did your parents choose your first name?

Sean Penn mentions how this country "has elected an elegant man" with his Oscar win!

*OLC Torture Memos Update*: A Positive Sign from Obama DOJ

Have you written President Obama a letter? There's a good chance he's read it personally.

Wonk Room’s James Kvaal appointed to National Economic Council.

Jackson Browne 1 John McCain 0

Carly Fiorina May challenge Senator Barbara Boxer in 2010

Another rumor debunked: Peterson Was NOT Considered For Role At Fiscal Summit

NPR: 100 Best Characters in Fiction Since 1900

Obama really is like JFK

GOP Mutiny?

Orly Taitz Cons Army Officer Into Joining Suit (More Birther Crap)

Official: Obama likely to name Gary Locke to Commerce Secretary!

Why I am 42 and still rent instead of owning my own home:

The Myth Of The Filibuster

Fire Dog Lake and Down With Tyanny discuss Lizza's column on Rahm today.

There's nothing weak about compromise.

Iran N-experts in Israel crosshairs?

US actors reject studios' offer

Europe says all markets must be regulated

One killed in Egypt mosque blast

Jobs Still Elude Some Bush Ex-Officials

Bangkok..Combined forces position to protect Government House from protest

Bush declines hardware store job

S Lanka rebels 'ready for truce'

Guantanamo man flying back to UK

Obama Planning to Slash Deficit, Despite Stimulus Spending

S Lanka rebels 'ready for truce'

Relative upset over auction of Gandhi's items (Update)

India’s Terror Stance Vexes Obama Amid Voter Ire at Pakistan

Kidnappers say U.S. hostage in Pakistan still alive

Rescue efforts end at mine where blast killed 74

U.S. government seeking up to 40 pct stake in Citigroup: report

Myanmar Releases 19 in Amnesty

Siegelman believes Rove will never testify truthfully

Secret U.S. Unit Trains Commandos in Pakistan

India erupts in celebrations for 'Slumdog' Oscar wins

Indonesia prosecutors seek jail for Garuda pilot

Tsunami museum opens in Indonesia

US Airways won't charge for sodas after all

Iraq arrests police in law-and-order crackdown

Revealed: full horror of Gitmo inmate's beatings

United Arab Emirates pledges $10 billion to bail out Dubai

UAW, Ford reach agreement on VEBA

Citigroup's Clever Plan to Screw Taxpayers Again

Mich. court recognizes IL lesbian adoption

Lugar, GOP Senate Report Urge Fresh Look at Relations With Cuba

Deal with militants emboldens opposition (Pakistan)

Microsoft wants refund from some laid off workers

Poor need manufacturing, says UN

Sebelius says has not discussed health post with Obama

WH fast tracks some stimulus cash (to help states defer cuts in essential services)

Palin shuns spotlight to pick up the pieces

$8bn 'missing' from Allen Stanford's offshore bank

Arrest Ruling on [Sudanese President] Bashir Next Week

South Korea Says North Deploys New Missile

Soldiers still waiting for tour bonuses

US mil: 3 US soldiers, interpreter killed in Iraq

Taxpayers may get £500bn liability - UK

Bunning: Ginsburg will be dead in nine months

AmEx Offers Some Holders $300 To Pay And Leave

Pakistan army halts operations in Swat

U.S. plans "substantial" pledge at Gaza meeting

CIA foisted Bolivia firm: Morales

(D.C. Circuit) Court Grants Obama (Another) Extension in (ex-Bush aides) Subpoena Case

Freed Guantanamo detainee accuses U.S. of torture

Longtime President Leaves News Corp. (Murdoch's Company)

Swiss party wants to punish U.S. for UBS probe

Rename Law? No Wisecrack Is Left Behind

Penn Grabs Best Actor Oscar for 'Milk:' "Those Who Voted Against Gay Marriage... Sit and Reflect"

Senator (Bunning) apologizes for Ginsburg remark

Sumatran tigers kill six people in Indonesia

Ginsburg expected back at high court Monday

U.S. charges former Salvadorean defense chief

US embargo on Cuba 'has failed': top GOP senator (Lugar)

Heath Ledger earns Oscar as Joker in 'Dark Knight'

Supreme Court declines anti-gay student case

"Dear President Obama": The President Reads 10 Letters a Day from the Public, With Policy Ramificati

Karl Rove skips another congressional hearing on U.S. Attorney firings

China tainted pork makes 70 sick

Stocks plunge, end day at decade-plus lows

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Monday February 23

Giant Foods Issues Potato Product Recall - Bacterial Contamination Fears Spur Recall Order

President Obama Appoints Vice President Joe Biden to Oversee Stimulus Plan Payouts

Britain faces summer of rage - police

Saint Laurent art goes to auction (Update)

A.I.G. to Seek More Government Aid

CBS News Pick Claimed Democrats are Bad People

Restaurants struggle as consumers eat at home

'Milk' Screenwriter at Oscars: "Very Soon, I Promise, You Will Have Equal Rights, Federally"

ICC to rule March 4 on arrest warrant for Sudan president

Unemployment Could Hit 9% This Year: NABE

Former Washington Gov. Gary Locke may be next commerce secretary

Meth makers leave behind a toxic trail at motels

Homophobic remarks cost Buttars chairmanship

(Obama's) Auto team drives imports: Fed task force has few new U.S. cars

Amnesty calls on US to suspend arms sales to Israel


CBS: Stanford's Carribbean Scam

Gecko Video Contest Entry

CBS: Obama Renewing Science in Public Interest

Gov. Granholm Shoots Down Right-Wing Talking Points on Fox News Sunday

BBC: Tourists hit by Cairo bomb blast

James McMurtry

First Openly Gay Racehorse To Compete Sunday

Bristol Palin And Abstinence

BBC: Binyam Mohamed due to be freed from Guantanamo today

Meet the Press (02/22/09): Bobby Jindal Doesn't Want Unemployment Assistance from Stimulus Bill

Prison break repeat shocks Greece (Convicts Escape Greek Prison by Helicopter - for the 2nd time!)

Hallelujah - George Bush is Gone

Is New Zealand Going the way of Iceland?

The genius of some schlub named Rick Santelli Sept. 2008 (3:42)

Rachel Maddow examines Richard Perle saying 'these aren't the droids you're looking for'

Over 120,000 march on Dublin in protest of Irish economy

Jeffrey Sachs and Joseph Stiglitz discuss the need to help states with the stimulus

Gov. Granholm: 'I'll Take Stimulus Money GOP Govs. Turn Down' (Fox News Sunday)

Dustin Lance Black champions gay rights in Oscar acceptance speech for Milk screenplay

Rachel Maddow discusses statute of limitations for torture prosecutions w/ Daphne Eviator

White House Press Secretary Defiles The Office of The President

Chandra Levy Mystery May Soon Be Solved

Two old stupid white men decide that what Bristol Palin actually said was 'abstinence IS realistic'

Eric Holder questioned on warrantless wiretaps

This Week roundtable: George Will vs Paul Krugman and Nouriel Roubini

KKK member apologizes to Congressman Lewis

FoxNews lies about Eric Holder confirmation vote

TYT: Why is Bernie Madoff still allowed to conduct criminal activity? Why is he not in jail?

Reverend Fred "God Hates Fags" Phelps Responds To Sean Penn's Oscar Win

Tortured GITMO Detainee Released To Great Britain

Dennis Miller interviews George Carlin (1997)

Lewis Black goes OFF on feckless, weak, congressional Democrats

Schwarzenegger - The Stimulus Package is "Terrific"

Who Lost Afghanistan?


Climate Denial Crock of the Week - That 1500 Year Thing

DCCC Video:-'Bachmann: "We're Running Out of Rich People"'

Meet the Press Take Two (22/02/09): Gov. Crist backs stimulus, Obama is a "genuine guy"

U.S. / Afghanistan Involvement - Democracy Now

"Milk" Screenwriter Dustin Black at Academy Awards: You are beautiful, wonderful creatures of value.

Soldiers Shoot Farmer With Human Rights Activists Present

First gay protest in Beirut

SOS / minutemen in Burbank - the hate fest continues.

Sean Penn Wins Best Actor for 'Milk' + Acceptance Speech

Rachel Maddow corrects Rick 'man on dog' Santorum's statement that Quran is written in 'Islamic'

Lewis Black defends the concept of 'government'

TYT: Steal $8 Billion And You Won't Get Arrested?

Is this the real reason for the switch from analog to digital?

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Stock Down only $77,000.00 Each

Did TV News Miss Point in Covering Stimulus Plan?

Obama's Refusal To Reverse Bush Policy In Afghanistan Angers Human Rights Groups

AIPAC Case: New Ruling May Lead to Acquittal

Christian Zionist's Crusade Bears Fruit

America's Municipal Meltdown: It's Tough Times for Troubled Towns

Ooooh, I'm skeered!

Adding insult to injury

Dreams of Crazy Horse

Samuelson Thinks Stimulus Should be Higher

U.S. Unit Secretly in Pakistan Lends Ally Support

Jim Bunning, (R-KY) Has Bad Taste

The War on Drugs Is a Failure

IBM plans IT center in Dubuque -- and job applications pour in

Joe Conason: Reform healthcare -- and leave Social Security alone

The Obama Administration Sacrifices Israel

Has Outsourcing Hampered America´s Economy and Contributed to our Recession/Depression?

10 Dirty Tricks Wall Street Con Artists Will Pull to Keep the Rip-offs Going

Nice. Real nice. Meet your soulless Republicans

Republicans About to Lie in Tax Cut Bed of Their Own Devising

Pirates seize vessel off Somalia

Guantanamo memoirs prove bestsellers

Obama understandably doesn't want to go there - but we should (Dowagiac MI Daily News)

MJ Rosenberg: Lobby Out To Defeat Obama Appointment: Too Evenhanded

Republicans being relegated to "regional" status

Cambodia's Khmer Rouge on trial (The Economist)

Peter Chernin "FIRED" President Chief FOX NEWS Corporation

Bruce Fein at FFF Conference 2008, 4 of 7

Greed is a Sin

Telling it like it is: A dozen books every American must read

Carbon markets are collapsing

To Investigate or Not: Four Ways to Look Back at Bush

Bobby Jindal, Republican Strategists and The Last Battle

Joe Klein: Bobby Jindal's Blustery Day

Air America Poll: 90% Want Bush Crimes Investigation

Far-Right Republicans Really Don’t Get Reciprocal Reasoning, Do They?

Eric Boehlert: Unhinged in 30 days: The right-wing media's Obama era implosion

Republicans are wrong - the New Deal was a success

A New Dark Age (James Kunstler)

Palin: Media was on a search and destroy mission


Crunchy Frog


Evergreen Solar Finds Profit in the Sun

Residents evacuate amid bushfire risk (Victoria)

Scientists capture dramatic footage of Arctic glaciers melting in hours (misleading headline)

UK is branded a 'climate criminal' over coal plans

(Troy, NY) Solar Store owners seeing strong consumer interest

'Green' energy needs a big leap

Newsweek: Will Climate Go Over The Edge?—Even a miracle of diplomacy wouldn't put global warming…

Climate Fears Are Driving 'Ecomigration' Across Globe

10 Ways to Trade Up—How Obama can fix the climate, raise billions for clean tech, and …

US Climate Czar: CO2 Regulation Ruling To Come Soon—"it represents a danger to the public"

Dramatic Increase In Fires, Rate Of Forest Loss In Sumatra, Borneo - Mongabay

With Subsidies Gone, Commodities Slumping, Population Flows Away From Russia's Arctic Cities & Towns

NRG Energy, Inc. to Develop Up To 500 Megawatts of Solar Thermal Power Plants Using eSolar Technol…

Harvesting light using nanostructured surfaces (inspired by the eyes of moths)

Reuters: Gore, (Bill) Clinton headline energy conference

$54m UAE solar power technology factory plan

Climate change lays waste to Spain's glaciers—Spain loses 90% of its glaciers…threatening drought…

Offshore energy projects pile up (at least three proposed off Cape Cod)

Jaguar captured, collared and released in Arizona

Atmospheric scientists trace the human role in Indonesian forest fires

24% Of Papua's Rainforests Destroyed Or Degraded In Past 30 Years - Mongabay

NASA: 2008 Was Earth's Coolest Year Since 2000

Researchers Call for Nitrogen and Phosphorus Reductions to Combat Nutrient Pollution in Aquatic Eco…

Florida Groups Support New US $114M Renewables Fund

Outback Australian town to run on solar power 24 hours a day (graphite heat storage)

Nuclear power? Yes please...

Dutch electricity system can cope with large-scale wind power (energy storage not needed)

More Reasons To Hate Humidity—it expands global warming, says a Texas A&M University professor.

If you are ever in Baraboo, Wisconsin, visit the International Crane Foundation

Lawrenceville Plasma Physics Initiates Two-Year Experiment to Test Hydrogen-Boron Fusion

CIA foisted Bolivia firm: Morales

El Salvadoran Def Min arrested on old passport charge. El Salv in prison charged with Chandra Levy

Brazilian, Bolivian police to join hands in fighting against organized crime

Can N.C. become pro-union?

BCTGM-Alliance of Retired Americans Friday Alert, 2/20/09

Members Speak Out at Oscar-eve Protest of MPTF Seniors' Home Closure

AP: (Murdered Union) Activist's funeral turns into demonstration (for higher wages and respect)

Plymouth foundry workers trying to survive four months of being locked out

U.S. and Canadian labvor leaders hope for renegotation of NAFTA

Nestlé Hong Kong: Strike action wins dramatic step-down from management

Laid off workers at Mini plant pelt management with fruit

94 Years After Ludlow Massacre, Site Now National Historic

Free choice and small business Author: Sen. John F. Kerry


Feds seek firefighters union's records

Today in labor history Feb 23 Woody Guthrie wrote “This Land Is Your Land”

EFCA A Red State Editorial....(Florida)

The Detroit 3 are closing in

Online layoff tracker captures economy's carnage

LA Times: Unemployment insurance: A guide

Job ad magazines say PC desktop support is a great way to get into a company. T/F?

Does America Still Need Labor Unions? (online survey)

Hey Matt, great job!!!

A broken champagne bottle couldn't stop skier Lindsey Vonn from setting a record.

Bonds' personal trainer Anderson ordered to court

How did this guy get a stain on his chin?

Transgender Vets a Hidden Population (xpost from Veterans)

PepsiCo Gets in Bed With Rockstar, Michael Savage

Mich. court recognizes IL lesbian adoption (X-Post from LBN)

Homophobic remarks cost Buttars chairmanship (X-Post from LBN)

Supreme Court declines anti-gay student case (X-Post from LBN)

LOL: Sean Penn thanks "commie homo-lovers" for voting him Oscar

‘Milk’ screenwriter Dustin Lance Black wins Oscar.

Walgreens bonuses

E.U. leaders turn to IMF amid financial crisis

Baltic Currency-Peg Defense Cuts Reserves Amid Regional Slump

Irish protesters warn of another Iceland

'Good Banks' Are the Cost Effective Way Out of the Financial Crisis - Willem Buiter

U.S. seeking up to 40 percent stake in Citigroup: report

Citi Endgame Nigh?

Jesus christ, what is going to become of Bank of America. Citibank is pleading for

OMG Look at the Bloomberg breaking news.....

Citigroup Begs To Be 40% Nationalized

Official: Investigator to lead stimulus oversight

The big picture: Looks like the Chinese have "called our loans" and lent money back to "Fed-Hedge"

Now It's Official: Stress Test Results Pre-Determined

Bernanke Offers Jobless Recovery as Humphrey-Hawkins Hopes Fade

The next chapter in Citigroup’s saga is unfolding

Bear Market: More Downside Ahead

Rush to cheap corporate debt is risky gamble

Financial job losses accelerating: U.N. agency

An "American" identity crisis

Common Sense on Hedge Funds

Citigroup: The Difference Between Dramatic Action and Drama

US's Pelosi wants "cramdown" bill in House Thursday

Dr. Housing Bubble 02/23/09

Predatory Lenders' Partner in Crime - How the Bush Admin Stopped the States From Helping Borrowers

Olbermann Inserts Shoe

Bernanke: How to avoid a Great Depression - Better bankruptcies and More Efficient Foreclosures

S.E.C. Chief Pursues Tougher Enforcement

Denniger talk radio show on NOW...

Sean Penn wins, yes!!!

India to hire Americans

Can anyone explain what happens if AIG is allowed to go under

Dow 7300

Eastern Europe About To Go Bust, Taking Western Europe With It

10 dirty tricks,,, How Wall Street lobbyists, PR hot shots will limit reform, brainwash America

CNBC The Tantrum Continues.......

Help me out here. Someone apparently got a hold of my

Where did all the money go?

Dow Jones dropped 44% during the last 15 months of the Bush Presidency

Hamas sentences accused Israel collaborator death by firing squad

I remember Rachel Corrie

Suspend military aid to Israel, Amnesty urges Obama after detailing US weapons used in Gaza

Israel-Hamas arms embargo urged

Abbas: Hamas should be part of PA, honor peace process

Clinton to visit Israel, West Bank

The suffering of Palestinians in Iraq

Netanyahu fails to convince Labour Party to join government - Summary

Israel replaces envoy to Egypt talks, Hamas irate

U.S. plans $900 million pledge for Gaza

Pro-Palestinian protesters throw shoes at Israeli army spokesman

Medical School's Problems Were Worse Than Described

In Turnabout, Children Take Caregiver Role

Vitamin B12 identified As An Effective Canker Sore Therapy

Scientists find antibodies that target wide-range of flu viruses...

The Great Cholesterol Controversy

America's great "no wait" health care system.

Army: Ill., Ariz. soldiers dead in IED attack

Va.-based National Guard unit returns to U.S.

Conn. bill creates criminal docket for vets

Report questions AER’s cash management

U.S., Iraqis launch anti-al-Qaida offensive

Grandmother shocked by conviction of soldier

10 years on, AWOL mom discharged from Army

14 militants killed in southern Afghanistan

Arctic forces fleet to look north

Stronger hulls could help fill icebreaker gap

Chutes designed for hard-to-reach resupply

Schwartz’s top priorities

Nellis: Airman treated for PTSD before death

Coming home: 'The smartest guy in Company B'

Humphreys readies for upgrade to key utilities

Program helps prepare for possible casualties

Free water in Naples about to dry up

Construction begins at Pearl Harbor shipyard

UAVs give bird’s-eye view of battle

Transgender Vets a Hidden Population

Marine’s widow, baby to start new life in Tennessee

The Mardi Gras Paraders Were Out Yesterday:

What Were The Results Of The Winter Photo Contest?

A couple from yesterday

Some shots from today

On Tap:

Meet your new mommy and daddy, dear

* * * February finals posted in GD * * *

Gulls Gone Wild

Would anyone have any use for old Nikon FM2 lenses?

I feel like dancing

Thousands more now eligible for NATO Medal

Thank you for the Hearts

The Stars This Week: "Think Before You Speak!" - February 23 - March 1, 2009

More on the Light

Just wanted to come in and say HELLO :)

Shared Dreams

May I get some healing for a painful tooth?

Best Way to Invest a Three-year Old's Money?

Life Forms May Have Evolved In Ancient Hot Springs On Mars

Flu virus discovery may bring all-purpose vaccine

Good night to see Comet Lulin

Arkansas to come out of the dark ages?

Cleveland Catholic Diocese closing 50 churches

Monkey's Talk About Religion

Does religion cause irrationality, or is religion a symptom of our inherent irrationality?

Bourdain in Beiruit ... I'd never seen this episode before. Wow .... just wow.

Is there an original Ain5 post that has the recipe from the book?

I FINALLY returned my unused nonstick madeleine pan to Williams-Sonoma.

How to peel a kiwi

Potatoes Anna?

No frickin' power again

'First Lady

So, I, um, made the mac-and-cheese meatloaf from

SO, it's been a busy weekend. Bread, cheese, jam--all done! PIC HEAVY

Asparagus refrigerator pickles

Pane All'Olio ~ or ~ Italian Olive Oil Bread ~ the lazy way (no knead-ish)

Whats for Dinner? ~ Monday the 23rd

Rename Law? No Wisecrack Is Left Behind

Guns and Butter - "9/11 Let's Get Empirical"

Jackson Lee vows to fight for state stimulus share

Bloggers call for the House to censure Leo Berman

Unemployment Benefits.

OH DEAR GOD WHY?!?! "Limp Bizkit back for world tour"

Hill Times: NDP MP Comartin looks at ways to help author Zytaruk sue Conservatives

Harper government withholds listeriosis notes

Before I order this computer memory, could someone tell me

Why can't I record on a blank CD-R?

Sen. Kerry files papers to run for the Senate in 2014

"Diary of a Political Tourist"?

Hearings for the Week of Feb 23-27, 2009

Obama denies terror suspects right to trial