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Archives: March 15, 2009

Just so you have it straight

How about we discuss the quality of our schools before we discuss the quantity of the schooling?

This "Big Love" sketch on SNL is a riot

Well-known opponent of missile defense system has a better idea

Quick! Next Friday Marks........?

Clinton signed repeal of Glass Stegall because it was holding up Citigroup Merger Ambitions?

Will Ferrell as W...

Looks Like The CNBC Gag Order On Stewart vs Cramer Extended To SNL......

TOON: Sunday's Doonesbury - "Iraq War For $500"

The Reason Why I Keep Watching SNL

The Party of NO

Pakistan ex-PM ignores 'arrest'

My girls got accepted to magnet school

Washington Journal: The AIG bonuses

As Oil and Gas Prices Plunge, Drilling Frenzy Ends

One neighbor said that he told her that he was "itching to kill somebody"

One neighbor said that he told her that he was "itching to kill somebody"

Let's stock the shelves of The Goerge M Bush Liberrarry

Let's stock the shelves of The Goerge M Bush Liberrarry

Medical marijuana charges pit Californians against DEA

Hunger Strike against AIG

Another $hithole to pour money down

Bush policy institute ‘unlikely’ to ‘emphasize’ the Iraq war

Why can't the stimulus money for the states be an "all or nothing" deal?

The Govt needs to start selling pieces of AIG off.

Sundy morning quotes with your coffee - Corporatism and Democracy

ExxonMobil making a play for Iraq oil deal

Classic: Watch a Republican Lie

Deputy Attorney General of Pakistan Has Resigned in Protest Against Torturing Lawyers

Gunman who murdered 2 ranted about killing people in government and those who "renounced God"

Some most excellent news in AZ.

AIG, Problem Child

TIME: Can Marijuana Help Rescue California's Economy?

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DON'T take me to TVLand....because it SUX!!!

Surgeries stop at Sri Lanka's war zone hospital

Alabama prepaid college tuition plan not bound by an explicit guarantee

WJ showing Jon Stewart and Cramer

Publicity is the method of control for the political system, or rather, the money to get it.

The "Next Top Model" riot - a desperate grab at the brass ring -

Time for today's lesson: You can't judge a teacher based on what she writes on DU

Let Me Chew My Coca Leaves

Believe it or not, Fox News is criticizing Jon Stewart

Local shipment of golf gear headed to Iraq, Afghanistan - Surfboards next?

What a morning - Stephanie Miller, Fugger Carson on CNN

Meet the 14-year old wunderkind of conservative US politics (Jonathan Krohn)

Cheney the war criminal is on CNN

Death Squad Cheney: Obama's policies have made the country less safe

I am an expert on education because...

“U.S. reconsiders its '2-war' readiness strategy”, up S*** creek without money to buy a paddle.

New Mexico Abolishes the Death Penalty

If we legalize POT how would it work? Some Questions.

Listening to Mitch McConnell on This Week this morning....

C-SPIN: Do You Trust Business News???

The U.S. DOES Torture-Voices from the Black Sites-Int'l Red Cross's Confidential Report (NYT)

The U.S. DOES Torture-Voices from the Black Sites-Int'l Red Cross's Confidential Report (NYT)

What Sells in a Recession: Canned Goods and Condoms

Good Morning

The Culture Warriors Get Laid Off-By FRANK RICH

Cheney: ‘Stuff happens’

Economic Forecaster Predicts "Greatest Depression" ABC

"I think the best kind of journalism is business journalism." -- George Will on ABC's "This Week"

Oh My - It's Dana Perino on Washington Journal

Washington protester who outlasts presidents (28 years. Every day, twenty-four hours a day.)

Protest meets health insurance lobby

Sen. Bernie Sanders: Stop Wall Street Loan-Sharking

In praise of class warfare

In praise of class warfare

I wonder where all the nursing home inspectors are???

A New attitude should cure ailments at FDA

If we were going to give merit pay to parents

Downturn could kill 400,000 children, warns Margaret Chan

Downturn could kill 400,000 children, warns Margaret Chan

Please help contribute to the bush Presidential Library

Student Barred From Wearing Obama Mask In Show

I Think Michelle Obama Is Sexy As Hell

A question on taxpayer funded AIG bonuses

Dick Cheney: There is only word needed to describe him.....

Summers just gave us one hell of a snow job on Face The Nation

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Sammy Davis Jr.'s widow dies at age 65

Cost of the proposed Bush Library: $300 million. A counter-Bush library? Less than $10,000

OMG, the AIG bonuses are to the Derivatives shop that tanked the company?

OMG, the AIG bonuses are to the Derivatives shop that tanked the company?

Obama ends slaughter of sick cows for meat (another hooray)

CommonDreams: The U.S. Is Facing a Weimar Moment

TIME: Tough Times Force 'Economoms' Back to the Job Market

Rep. Frank wants to recover AIG bonuses

Cheney: US less safe under Obama

Roland Burris appears to be toast.

Why are Republicans scared of competition?

a US Renaissance for Green Farmers and Gardners is revving up

CULTURE NEWS: Pol wants sex classes axed

Obama Takes US Closer to Total Ban on Cluster Bombs

Protests Against Pakistani Government Turn Violent

General Petraeus planning 2010 visit to Iowa

At the end, Will Ferrel says that they initiated illegal wiretaps "months before 9/11."

Has anyone ever "sat in" for Jon Stewart on the Daily Show?

If a company goes bankrupt - do they have to fulfil contractual obligations to employees?

Fareed's GPS: Chas Freeman on the Israeli lobby controversy

Holy Shit: Madoff worth more than $820 million, document says

Tucker Carlson Attacks Jon Stewart

True or False?

True or False?

Former pro wrestler found dead in Tampa

Jon Stewart puts spotlight on CNBC and meltdown

Barry Goldwater's influence on American conservatism

Darth Cheney on State of the Union with RW Tool John King tonight

Tucker Carlson's Cry For Attention

Growing pollution leads to "global dimming"

Pakistan's Long March Is 'Prelude To Revolution': Sharif

Kansas Late term abortion doc trial set to begin.

San Francisco Chronicle: Foreclosures hit city, renters

Summers: AIG Bonus Bombshell 'Outrageous'

Summers: AIG Bonus Bombshell 'Outrageous'

Elder's Meditation of the Day - March 15

Ala Shooter used TWO Assault Weapons... fired over 200 rounds .... TEN Dead....

The Bush years of self deception (toon)

According to a recent discovery, apparently the poor didn't really like Robin Hood (yeah, right...)

Is there a worse interviewer than John King?

NASA Watch: Shuttle Set to Launch at 743PM tonight from KSC..

How many of the "birthers" would celebrate if it was discovered that Obama was born via c-section?

South Florida cities act to prevent blight in foreclosed homes

Why does Campbell Brown annoy the fuck out of me?

Why does Campbell Brown annoy the fuck out of me?

My mom just received this forwarded email from an asshat I've tangled with before....

Associated Press has launched Propaganda Blitz

'The Daily Show': Jon Stewart-Jim Cramer showdown nets big ratings

Cheney: Not happy we 'left Scooter sort of hanging' (CNN)

U.S. Ranks #8 In Global Innovation Index

AZ Republic: Arpaio story reports "Conyers, like Holder, is Black."

Crisis may raise financial literacy for many

" Semtex theory 'scientifically implausible' in Pan Am 103 explosion"

Are you willing to send an email in support of Siegelman's Civil Rights? ... and YOURS?

TC = 0

Key House Democrat: AIG "Trying to Play the American People for Fools"

See how Minneapolis Star Tribune tries to spin a Re-Do for Norm Coleman

Homes of the Billionaires.

Spend Your Money!! Stop Saving!! (Daniel Gross in Newsweek)

I'm kind of confused - S. Hersh revelations and Bob Woodward...

CNN toy store

CNN Poll: Do you agree with Dick Cheney that policies by the Obama administration 'raise the risk' o

ABC This Week is gonna ask: On the economy, did the journalists fail? (Cramer v Stewart)

So Shitstain Shoots-Guy-In-Face has risen up out of his....

Greenwald: "There's nothing unique about Jim Cramer"...

How are American Idol, Survivor and the Main Stream News Media different?

Even Atheists Follow the Christian God

If Cheney had secret assassination rings over seas...

‘Confidential’ Red Cross torture report details ‘suffocation’ and head-smashing of detainees.

Reject NAIS (animal ID basically designed to break small operations), comments due by March 16

Eric Cantor is a LIAR

Mexico, US carry out exchange of 36 inmates

An early St Paddy's day treat

Will Ferrell's George Bush Farewell: Condi Rice Gets Down and Dirty With W

Comedian Randy Credico considers challenging Schumer

Daily Kos: 10 Republicans vote against Pi (Day!)

AIG has released it's CDS counterparties. Will it spook the markets?

You know, we are being robbed, spied on, and poetically speaking raped

Teach the Controversy tees illustrate other important "scientific controversies"

Bernanke on 60 Minutes

Bernanke on 60 Minutes

Dana Perino: Bush deserves credit for recent market uptick.

Treatment for Peanut Allergies Shows Promise

The World's Smallest St. Patrick's Day Parade!

Murder suicide leaves 5 dead in Miami FL

Transsexual City Manager Finalist For New Job

Local news called Cincinnati Tea Party gathering "bi-partisan"

GOP still believes there is a train from Disney to Vegas in the Stimulus

Bow Tie Boy Carlson: "Stewart's doing Obama's bidding. It's that simple."

Glenn Beck is batshit insane.

Bush to break post-presidential silence in Calgary,Protesters promise to be out in full force.

Where are the treads about this Obama

Retailers are demanding price cuts from food makers

"How to Maintain Your Mental Health in Tough Economic Times."

Obama should have put Panetta at Treasury, not CIA

Advance warning to people with weak digestive tracts ...

NC, $2.2 billion shortfall, state tax refunds delayed

What's wrong with this picture?

in which we bury the dead

Space Shuttle getting ready to launch in an hour:

I'd like to say to my Kids, and their Kids, and even their Kids.

I'm getting damned annoyed with the limitations of non lead paint.....

Josef Fritzl to tell court he was ‘good father’ to dungeon family

Is Geithner the best Obama can get for Treasury?

Feds looking to freeze Ruth Madoff's assets-NY Post

CNN: UPDATE:Wal-Mart Confident Congress Won't Pass Pro-Union Bill

Remember the old movie Trading Places? What if Jim Cramer

Schools need to be free to get rid of chronically bad kids

Lawyers in $11 billion Wal-Mart case counting on embezzler's testimony

AIG Issues Fraud Warning

Bill Maher's show Friday 3/13

Bernanke talking. Right out of his ass.

So the bastards at corporate have found a new way to cut health benefits

Evil is Alive and Well

Which group is the biggest target of the GOP?

Wake-up call for organized religion

Which Risk Is The Greater?

Stronger unions, better jobs: Why middle-class families need the Employee Free Choice Act

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Language... and capitalism... or other political systems

Frank Rich: The Culture Warriors Get Laid Off

Most Immigrants In Detention Did Not Have Criminal Record

Whatever happened to the RSS feeds from DU?

Hawaii Soldier Charged With Stealing $400K In Afghanistan

Alternate Route: Bypassing the G.O.P.

MSM says we must not forget the Palins. They all get interviews

Science on Hold (Living on Earth)

BREAKING: AIG Releases List of Counterparties, 65% To Foreign Banks

BREAKING: AIG Releases List of Counterparties, 65% To Foreign Banks

Teacher's Unions protect... good teachers cannot be fired for bad reasons.

Question, have any Republicans rejected the tone or substance of what Cheney says?

Olbermann Addresses Decision Not to Cover Cramer/Stewart Interview

Does AIG and the insurance companies have pre existing condition?

New Scientist pulls story on creationist code

The Abu Zubaydah Experiment - Emptywheel

Red Cross Described Torture at CIA Jails-Secret Report Implies That U.S. Violated International Law

Police don't want Olson in St. Paul

Obama needs to have Geithner and Summers drop-kicked from the White House

The shuttle just launched.

Boy .... those car CEOs are like Larry, Curley and Moe ......

You did it DU--Just ten votes behind!!

Confidential’ Red Cross torture report details ‘suffocation’ and head-smashing of detainees.

No Atheists in Foxholes

Pelosi, Feingold Demand AIG Renounce Bonuses

AIG's bonuses...from the horse's mouth.

Leaked-Int'l Red Cross Report-CIA Techniques "CONSTITUTED TORTURE-With Intimate Involvement Of WH"

A Teacher....

Anyone catch the Simpsons subtle slam on O'Reilly?

Depression could end tomorrow if all unemployted people were called "self" employed.

Conservative talk radio on the wane in California

Calif. Cuts Health Care For Illegal Immigrants

When a subculture becomes a different race. Hippies. Now Liberals.

Levi Johnston details breakup in TV interview(GMA Monday)

The Catholic Worker movement is worth a look.

At what point will the media be declared an enemy of the state?

Play Jim Cramer's Crashteroids Game - Rescue Cramer From His Most Fearsome Enemies!

I would be so happy to see a basketball star's salary go to a teacher.

Why Arizona's Sheriff Joe Arpaio must go - and soon = Petition

Why Arizona's Sheriff Joe Arpaio must go - and soon = Petition

I want to turn Conservates into an odd curiosity that tourist pay to see

They Serve At The Pleasure Of The President

Amazing display

TPM: AIG bonuses worse than thought - $450 million to 'products division'

US shortchanged -AIG releases list of recipients of bailout money.

Hippies' revenge as hardscrabble Hardwick goes organic (why my town is doing well)

"This might call for a full Colemanectomy"!!!

Joe Biden's mother admitted to hospital after a fall

Twittering. Here's what some think of it.

Actor/Activist Ron Silver Dies-Succumbs to Cancer at age 62

Looking for Clothing Union Made in the USA?

The Financial Terrorists of Wall Street - The Truth Behind a Curtain of Silence

Let me get this straight. Olbermann consistently BASHES the right/GOP/FOX yet folks cry foul . . .

Complete the Jon Stewart quote: Tucker Carlson will end up like...

Gov't reaction to Wall Street meltdown like ''punishment'' of Prescott Bush for hiding Nazi money

Seymour Hersh speaks of Cheney's hit squads on MPR at 6pm CST

AIG ships billions in bailout $$$$$ abroad

Toons- as random as my thought process

Swiss banks to cooperate with tax cheat investigation.

On a scale of 1 to 10, how would you rate President Obama's defense of the Constitution so far?

cheney Asserts Obama Has Raised Security Risks

cheney Asserts Obama Has Raised Security Risks

Even More than Race, the South Is About Exploiting Workers

60 Minutes 3/15: Alice Waters/Chez Panisse/Slow Food/The Edible Schoolyard/A Delicious Revolution

Credit card companies are cutting people's limits below their outstanding balances without notificat

When the President claims he's powerless to stop the bonuses, there's something to be learned from

When a company releases a new product in a medium

Why the fuck isn't Dick Cheney in prison?

For those who want to keep Peter B Collins radio show going....a message from Peter B:

A warning of creeping totalitarianism in U.S

If you knew your neighbour is an undocumented immigrant

Okay ....... let's talk about contractual obligations ........

Just another Fox "News" typo, no doubt...

I really hate the term "illegal immigrants"

Here's A Good One For The Not-Racist-Never-Racist Nativists Among Us!

52 Catholic churches to close in Cleveland

NC: youth pastor charged with rape of 14-year-old is rearrested on 19 more charges

DNC Blasts Boehner For Claiming GOP No Longer Plans To Legislate

Dick Cheney dismisses the idea that Limbaugh is bad for the GOP

It WAS Bush's Fault

Children born to older fathers may have lower IQs

Tucker Carlson, Jon Stewart will end up like Lenny Bruce CNN

For those who might be interested: "Religulous" is streaming free at this site:

Robert Reich: The Real Scandal of AIG

HIV/AIDS Rate in D.C. Hits 3%

POLL ~~~ MARCH PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST, THREAD 1 ~~~

POLL ~~~ MARCH PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST, THREAD 2 ~~~

POLL ~~~ MARCH PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST, THREAD 3 ~~~

On a scale of 1 to 10, how would you rate Obama so far?

ANOTHER long time store is closing (SEARS in Bellevue, Ne) THANKS WAL-MART

$160M bonuses < 0.1% of $170B bailout -- wake up and smell the red herring!

Here's A VERY Nice Article On How Newspapers Got Pwned By The Intertubez....

For Those So-Called Journalists Who Were Just Wonderin' ...

Central Catholic Raiders: 2009 Massachusetts girls basketball state champions!

How come the blasters on Star Wars

So is SNL worth watching tonight?

Happy Ides of March

I find the damndest things between my legs.

I wanted to watch that Will Ferrell comedy show with him doing Bush - but I couldn't

OMFG, this guy was posted earlier this week

I saw Miss March tonight...

was anyone watching Comedy Central a few minutes ago?

I've woken up in Scranton on the Ides of March.

The new Facebook layout sucks

Today is my Grandfather's 88th B-Day

Does this qualify as a political video?

Happy Birthday to Sly Stone

Disney's "Imagination Movers" - like The New Monkees, but with worse music.

Should waitresses at the Olive Garden recieve merit pay for breastfeeding their octuplets?

Why do some CFLs take so long to warm up?

Tonight on DU.... Teachers who let their dogs run loose...

Do not enter this thread, All trespassers will be shot...

Why does the act of crossing back over from Canada...

I just can't do it

MccTaTas called me a doozer??

Mocha-Mint

Good Morning

Question Re: High School Sports

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Do they make sleeping pills for cats?

Does your ducky dance? (56k warning, animated pic)

It's NYC_SKP's Natal Day!!!!

i'm a bit delirious right now

What does this story say about me?

I'm leaving. Really!

I no longer desire to be awake

Rec this thread if you enjoy clicking on "OK" buttons

Oh great, it's the Wolfman's Brother.

Meh.

Rick Astley is never gonna.......

Things I would do if I were a Bond Villain...

Why do people allow their chickens to free range?

Space Shuttle Repaired and Ready again LOL (cats)

GAACK! I just saw Coach K of Duke on TV making the case.

Going to see Watchmen today....question

Dammit! Two of my favorite home magazines are gone.

I want to create a thread that dies immediately

Miniseries to sit through?

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 3/15/09 (language warning)

'Quantum of Solace' review - warning: No solace to be found here.

I don't care for Tracy Morgan.

Crêpe Suzettes I'm Hungry On Sunday Afternoons!

Best bowler ever - Jason Belmonte

My left arm hurts!

Floridians, night shuttle launch at 7:43.

Was shopping at the local Kroger grocery today.

Beer makes a much better Cough Suppressant than Nyquil

How .... how come "monkey" and "donkey" don't rhyme?

Man Dressed As Joker Gunned Down

The Ripple Effect

I'm Back From Target...

I bought a fancy turntable Scrabble game today and the box said

Cripes I'm Lazy On Sunday Afternoons!

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Sun 3/15/2009)

today I saw a car I thought was a Ranchero

Cleaned the garage, organized the tools,

Joy Division vs. Iggy Pop's "The Idiot"

Wanna see some nekkid pics of Bristol's Baby Daddy Levi???

Not embarrassed to talk babytalk to the cat; embarrassed that I sound like Miss Carol Channing

Iggy Pop's "Mass Production" - Jesus FUCK this is Brilliant!

Best ever episode of "Roseanne"!! Roseanne has to pay her taxes!!

The boys at Something Awful take on Thomas Kincade

What is up with this ADD tonight?

29th Anniversary Today

More things I have no words for....

Go Utes, beat Arizona!

Go Utes, beat Arizona!

Bruce is on Palladia right now!

The Simpsons - spoof on Da Vinci Code and National Treasure tonight

I'm leaving DU. But not until Friday.

Mother*!$#@ing Earworm! ARrrrg!

DU Docs (or anyone else): Question about Robin Williams' heart condition and "Why"?

OK, I have two croissants, some walnuts, and some honey

NASCAR fans: so what do you guys do while you're waiting for them to stop going around?

The Selection Sunday/College Basketball Thread

She's back! She's coming back! On Tuesday!!!

She's back! She's coming back! On Tuesday!!!

Is there a 6 month anniversary gift?

Today, I am officially the mother of a teenager.

Old Navy clothing sets off the alarms at Barnes and Noble

My thoughts on the NCAA tournament bracket

I find Caprica Six the most interesting (and favorite) BSG character

Blackberry driving me nuts...

Do you sit through any TV shows or movies you hate just because your SO likes them?

I just lost 20 IQ points....Watching Hole in the Wall

Do you spit or do you swallow

I wanna know, and I wanna know now!!!!!

Okay, alright, clue me in. Give me the secret decoder ring.

Container gardening.

"Ladies and gentlemen, Mr. Conway Twitty."

Eggs over easy,

costume in poor taste, I suppose...but LOL!

costume in poor taste, I suppose...but LOL!

Near riot breaks out at America's Top Model screening in NYC

And thats why they call it the blues !

Ok , if "Watchmen" is the best graphic novel

Is there such thing as OCD surfacing after you are thirty years of age?

** Sunday Pic Thread **

Bluetooth on a budget

DU Yahoo NCAA Pool

SPRING BREAK YES>>>usually we go on a cruise during this time but not this year

I saw a car today that looked like an El Camino, but it was a Ford

I want to create a thread that dies in 3 hours and 59 min exactly

I am worried graywarrior's never ending thread will create a black hole

Why do people allow their balls to free hang?

Could someone remind me to eat dinner tonight

I really can’t cope with Sunday afternoons

Ron Silver dead at 62

I am letting my sketti sauce simmer all day!

have we had a photo thread this weekend? i'm starting one anyway....

that which doesn't kill me

Have you ever tried to "eat" electricity ?

Dayton is in the NCAA and I'm PUI! Ask me anything!

My 14-year old daughter is off

kitten picture of the day for sunday march 15

What emotions does this picture evoke from you?

Tonight's shame: I'm enjoying the Larry the Cable Guy Roast.

For those filthy rich and not afraid to show it...

Well, I'm home from DC.

The "Next Top Model" riot - a desperate grab at the brass ring -

"Vanilla Sky" was hugely underrated when it first came

The Police are knocking on my door , what should I do ?

Acid Trip III

DU Scientists and Engineers: How does the methodology of the Mythbusters measure up?

DU Scientists and Engineers: How does the methodology of the Mythbusters measure up?

So how much, exactly, are cigarettes going up in price?

My husband is now claiming he is a cylon

Man mistakes woman for a monkey, shoots her

I think Family Guy has run out of ideas.

This is a beautiful dress, and I want it.

"non-alcoholic strip club" ... does not compute ..does not compute

I start truck driving school in a week!

Have I met your avatar??

DON'T take me to TVLand....because it SUX!!!

What do you think of what I did at a strip club last night?

So I have an unopened block of Monterey Jack cheese that expired on March 12th. Can I

What kind of dipshit writes in a library book?

Maureen McCormick aka Marcia Brady Is Killing Me On The Larry Cable guy Roast

Cute Panda pic or Cutest Panda pic? hmmmm

Okay, so about this so-called "Guitar Hero" thing...

15 ways to keep life interesting

Looking for internship in DC Area

Charter schools are a tip of the hat to deregulation supporters.

Post things your pet has chewed on:

OHAI Sunday LOLcats (SalmonChantedEvening's computerz still in shops all bein has sickies) DialUp

Where's the progressive movement? Why aren't we out there on the ground channelling the very real

Lisa Lampanelli on Leno -R RATED-really funny!

Yard Butts, yes or no?

Editorial Cartoonist seeks your support! Lets kick this!

The decade in music: post a list of artists from the 2000s that you love

Flying my Nerd Flag - Got New Eyeglasses...

Obama policy of being inclusive in an interfaith way seems to help blunt any voices of opposition.

Barack Obama - Stamping Out the Evils of the World. And I mean like LITERALLY

"Obama is looking more and more bush lite every day".

Conservative "Human Events" emails give me hope

The banks are not pillars of responsiblity

Obama to Announce New Help for Small Businesses

Obama to unveil proposals to help small businesses (AP)

This Week's Roundtable has "Obama Unfocused?" on for ten minutes

you dont fund something you want to get rid of.

At A.I.G., Good Luck Following the Money

Obama vows support for free markets

Obama aides change their rhetoric on economy

SERIOUSLY, When the HELL is Al Franken Gonna Be Seated?

The world that never was.

Now THIS is what a dead-ringer to our President looks Like!

Post-Rush: Obama's message war (starting Sun., will use all power to show Pubs are purely political)

Darth Cheney: Obama decisions are putting country at risk

Talkingpointsmemo's Josh Marshall: Just Gets Worse (AIG)

Anyone find the Meme: Pres. Obam is doing too much, a farce.

Background on President Obama's personnel choices and tactical decisions for financial

NYT Editorial Must Read: Following the A.I.G. Money (Warning! It will make you very angry.)

Wow. Biden helps Blanche Lincoln raise $800,000 for re-election

KY-Sen: Chandler "Seriously Considering" Running; Bunning Plays Up Regional Divide

The Poster Child For 'Crazy As A Shithouse Rat':

Ambulance Called To Church For Civil Rights Pioneer Lowery

Housing Project mentioned prominently in Obama's book (Dreams From ...)to get Stimulus $$$ for Rehab

Anything on the morning shows worth watching?

MSNBC performance poll was freeped now doing OK:)

Sanford’s White house chances

Dick "War Criminal" Cheney belongs in jail. MSM should call out his tired, debunked fear mongering.

Family matters in the West Wing

Vice President Biden's mother hospitalized.

WTF??? Can a Magazine Publisher get put in jail for inciting treason?

OH NO - Local Atlanta News is Reporting That Reverend Joseph Lowery was Rushed to the Hospital

So Cantor defended voting for bloated Bush budgets with the need to fund the war...

Summers calls AIG bonuses 'outrageous'

"Bobby" Jindal: The Story They Don't Want You to Read

Town Hall Meeting for Pres. Obama this week in Santa Ana, CA!

Obama Raids the Hill — Again

"obama`s "enemy combatant" policy following a familiar pattern.."

Why hasn't Obama and Geithner simply nationalized AIG, kicked out its top dog crooks

"Obama plans to boost small biz"

Bernanke: "Recession Likely to Come to an End this Year."

Cash bonuses were part of the UAW's 2007 contract with Ford, but these were given back

"Obama Doing What Obama Does" But dammit, is he doing it right?

CNN Money: AIG Finally Names Names

Please do not start threads and get into hissy fits based on rumors and anonymously sourced stories

Ridiculous and illogical aspects about the belief that Obama was born in Kenya.

Foreign banks got $50.2 billion of AIG bailout funds

Unity '09: Dem groups quietly align

NYT: An Insurance Giant Brought Down (Updated with timeline)

Obama's No Socialist. I Should Know.

Long time no see! Nancy Pflugelhorn is on CNN.

We joined a small, local organic food co-op this past week

Obama never promised to eliminate earmarks!

Rick Perry (Texas Gov) is just playing politics as usual by turning down stimulus help...

Death by a Thousand Cuts- A Strategy to combat Change

Orly Taitz (R-Birther) Takes Insanity to a whole new level

Obama Team To Ramp Up Attacks on Repugs - Aggressively Defend Policies, Plouffe Designed Strategy

If Al Gore had accused Bush of "making the country less safe"...imagine the fireworks.

If AIG was nationalized, the .gov could erase those $100M of bonuses with the stroke of a pen.

I listened to the Morning Talking Heads.. and the result is...

The President's Push-Button in a Box Thingy

Why Repubs are so afraid of EARMARKS -- and we shouldn't be.

What has President Obama done Right as of today as President?

Cantor lies about W's deficits, while Gregory sits with his thumb

Robert Reich Must Read: The Real Scandal of AIG

Inflammatory, provocative statement.

Ok, I'm done. CNN lost me with this crap Cheney interview

"Bush kept us safe after 9-11" I'm sick and tired of hearing this non-point

Do you think any of these would make or not make for good alternatives to the FairTax?

I personally think people should say whatever the hell they feel like.

Without a Pastor of His Own, Obama Turns to Five

Jackie Mason: Obama's a "Schwartza"

My poor kitty has a tooth ache. He's going to the doctor tomorrow, but

3 Foreign Aid Workers Freed in Darfur.

Using tax dollars to turn lives around is money well-spent

Moderates in Congress win clout

Insurance giant AIG to pay $165 million in bonuses

The Heights Traveled to Subdue Tibet

Maldives president vows carbon neutral nation

After more than 40 years, family unearths clues to missing Texas soldier's fate in Cambodia

Mass Demonstration Defies Pakistani Government

Sri Lanka Fighting Displaces 36,000 Civilians, Red Cross Says

Judge appointments are Obama's chance to shape California courts

Bomb kills 4 US soldiers in Afghanistan's east

Pakistan arrests opposition leader Nawaz Sharif

Prosecutors target assets of Madoff's wife

Kuwait explores nuclear cooperation with France

Mexico says 'emo' youths face discrimination

OPEC Ministers to Stick to Current Output Levels

El Salvador’s Former Rebels May Gain Presidency in Vote Today

Madoff worth more than $820 million, document says

Northeast US to suffer most from future sea rise

Georgia Peace Corps worker killed in Africa

Coating makes scratches on cars disappear

Nikkei set to rise after U.S. bank fears ease

Sri Lanka rejects UN charge of possible war crimes

Wall Street: The rally test

AIG to cut future bonus payments

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Obama to unveil proposals to help small businesses

Bolivia leader redistributes land

Man kills 4 at gathering in Miami, then kills self

Fed chief Bernanke: recession could end in '09

Cheney: We did 'nearly everything' we planned to in Iraq

Biden’s mother at HUP after a fall

Biden’s mother at HUP after a fall

Jittery Pak instigated Bangla mutiny?

Afghan NATO supply terminal attacked in Pakistan

AVO/USGS Volcanic Activity Notice, Volcano: Redoubt

U.S. missile attack kills 5 in Pakistan

Breaking: Leftist Funes leads preliminary count in El Salvador

Fed chief Ben Bernanke: recession could end this year if gov't stabilizes banking system

Two tons of shark fins on Taiwanese boat

India may vote for untouchable leader Mayawati Kumari

Official: Pakistan to restore chief justice

48 arrested at police-brutality protest in Montreal

Taiwan renews push for modern U.S. F-16 fighters

Administration Is Open to Taxing Health Benefits

Ron Silver dead at 62, cancer

Cheney unhappy Bush did not pardon former aide Libby

Rep. Frank wants to see if AIG bonuses recoverable

AFL-CIO pledges votes for Specter (R-Pa)

NASA fuels Discovery for mission to space station

Australia to cut immigration as recession looms

Red Cross Described 'Torture' at CIA Jails

26,000 CA teachers to get pink slips

New Scientist pulls story on Creationist Code words

Conservative talk radio on the wane in California

Yo Jindal: Redoubt Volcano alert status just raised to orange after explosion..

AIG names recipients of its bailout money

With No Long-Term Solution, Nuclear Pallbearers Bury Waste in America's Backyard

Michael Moore: Iraq War Vets Go From Tanks to Tanking Economy

Good News Flower Hour

Bush's Inner Circle Remembers September 11th

Dangerous decisions in Afghanistan

Cheney's Excuse For Failures: 'Stuff Happens'

McConnell: No Alternatives To Budget

Cheney fearmongers: Obama is ‘making some choices’ that ‘raise the risk…of another attack.’

Glenn Beck Recycles "X-Files" Plot to Spread Fear of Obama

Cheney on Scooter Libby and Rush Limbaugh

CNN: Credit Crisis for Dummies and why the banker bailouts can never work

Some things you can only do with a pet. (00:31)

Big Labor Vs. Big Business - Leo Gerard on Ed Schultz's 1600

Scott Horton interviews Noam Chomsky

Barney Frank and Chris Wallace Tangle

Robert Parry on Antiwar Radio 1 of 6

Countdown: Scott Horton on the John Yoo Memos

Andy Card: What Did You Whisper In Bush's Ear On September 11th?

Cheney claims waterboarding "programs" prevented attacks?

TYT: Warrick Dunn In Studio Discusses Mom's Murder, Community Work & NFL

The Week In Cartoons 03/14/09

Erin Burnett thinks people aren't looking for jobs until their unemployment expires

Rachel Maddow connects Union Busting to EFCA Opposition

SNL vs. WIll Ferrell

The Case to Strengthen U.S. Manufacturing

Employee Free Choice Act (Sen. Bernie Sanders)

Melange LaVonne - Domestic Violence

TYT: Is Body Odor A Potential Lie Detector? & Most Embarrassing Lie

Union Carpenters Go Shopping at Price Chopper

Cheney On Economic Crisis: Don't Blame the Bush Administration. Blame Barney Frank & Chris Dodd.

ABC Panel Discusses AIG Bonuses - ponders the helplessness of the government

Tucker Carlson is attacking Jon Stewart

GOP Won't Offer Alternative on Budget

Robert Parry on Neo-Con Media Manipulation

Will Ferrell as George W. Bush talking about Skull and Bones.

KO: The Bush Crafted Dictatorship

More Will Ferrell as Bush in 'You're Welcome America.'

Rachel Maddow's post-mortem on Stewart/Cramer confrontation

Cuba's surrogates

Porn in the USA: Conservatives are biggest consumers

Using tax dollars to turn lives around is money well-spent

Tim Geithner, CNBC and the second coming of known unknowns

Trillions of Dollars for This?

The State (Columbia, SC): Paying down debt won’t stimulate economy; jobs will

Conservative talk radio on the wane in California

The Heights Traveled to Subdue Tibet

Washington Post to Combine Business and Comics Sections

Time to quit Afghanistan (Eric Margolis)

Tales From Torture’s Dark World

Indian IT Group Frets over H-1B Reforms

Stop Listening to Wall Street

AIG to Geithner: “Go Screw Yourself. We’re Paying the Bonuses.”

Quote du Jour

Obama Reverses Opposition to Mexican Trucks - Goodbye Jobs………………

The Biggest Loser by Gregory Allen Howard

America cheers as satirist delivers knockout blow to TV finance gurus

AIG Execs to Use Bonuses for World’s Largest NCAA Pool

Claims of British collusion in torture spread to Egypt

True democracy in the workplace

Frank Rich:The Culture Warriors Get Laid Off

Now is the time for a less selfish capitalism By Richard Layard

How to Discourage the Speaking of Truth to Power

Hillbilly Economics

"What has happened between 2001 ane 2009

Danny Schechter: Is the Hunter Being Captured by the Game?

Why We Need a Federal Military Family Leave Act: Oh, What a Difference the Draft Makes

Robert Parry: WPost Is a Neocon Propaganda Sheet

Will President Obama's Economic Team Lead Him Off a Cliff?

How to blow your credit limit - without spending. This will scare the shit outta you

(93,000+ Views @ Huffinton Post) Cenk: The Real Problem With CNBC

everyman

annabanana

Warming to make N.Y. vulnerable to storms-study

Science on Hold (Living on Earth) {xpost}

NOAA: Ninth warmest February since 1880

Dollars from dirt: Economy spurs home garden boom

As Oil and Gas Prices Plunge, Drilling Frenzy Ends

CUBA is most sustainable nation on the planet - Cuba, an energy model

VW's USA head Stefan Jacoby: EVs are 35 YEARS away

Another El Salvador election blog to check in on

US finds large coke stash on yacht in Puerto Rico

Navy deployed to Venezuela airports, seaports

Live online radio in ENGLISH from El Salvador

Eva Golinger: PSYOPS Against Venezuela

check out two latests post on cispes blog

Mexico says 'emo' youths face discrimination

Anyone watching rabs online tv? I just walked into my room,

From magbana's election blog: Credentials to stop spread of 200 observers from Guatemala

Preliminary Results from Channel 21

Today in labor history Mar 15 Supreme Court approves 8-Hour Act under threat of a national strike

Workers Make Massive Concessions to Save San Francisco Chronicle

Philly Transit Workers Continue Under Expired Contract

Sunoco to Slash 750 Jobs

Pick the scabs

Utility Workers Union files complaint against water company

Bartenders May Be Gambling On Union At Foxwoods Casino

NYT: Becoming Leader of N.F.L. Players Union Won’t Be Last Test

Business Leaders Worry About the "The Starbucks Problem"

LA Times: Arlen Specter faces GOP ultimatum over union-rights bill

Popcorn flavoring victims dies as jury awards $7.5 million

Almost everyone agrees that asbestos has killed hundreds in Libby, but Grace lawyers still argue

Obama names Michigan mediator to U.S. board

Labor Spot Attacks G.O.P.’s Attacks

Teacher layoffs in Butte, Glenn top 400

Employee Free Choice Act (Sen. Bernie Sanders)

Labor Act Hits Wal-Mart Prematurely

New U.S. Secretary of Labor attends Mass in L.A.

5 ways to turn your layoff into an opportunity

They lowered the boom on us.

Former pro wrestler found dead in Tampa

Congratulations Mississippi State!

Is it possible we are about to see the awarding of the most undeserved #1 to the most overrated team

Galloway signing confirmed (Patriots).

DU NCAA Pool

Dunkirk---my early KY Derby pick--- A beautiful Horse with a lot of class.

Iowa: "gender-neutral marriage bill" dropped from agenda.

OUR Herstory: The Van Dykes of The 70's

D.C. rally held in protest of don’t ask, don’t tell (xpost from Veterans)

Likud leaders: Livni's insistence on rotation is blocking unity government

American in stable condition after seriously hurt in West Bank protest

2 Israelis killed in shooting attack

A message to President Obama

Landmark event: 'LA Times' publishes a Jew embracing anti-Zionism

Israel

Far right joins Israel coalition

Bernie Madoff, what's the "rest of the story" ?

#$@!%*&%!!!! Countrywide.

Money and the Turning of the Age

Abbas aide: Israel never offered a serious two-state proposal

Does it annoy you when people use the term "credit card company"?

Another article on the issues facing credit unions that I came across, fyi

What % of US GDP comes from our financial industry?

What Critter could vote for more AIG bailout money?

It seems to simple...let's regulate how banks spend our bailouts.

GM mosquito bred to destroy malaria

Alice Waters on 60 Minutes 3/15

More facts about Tristan Anderson and Ni'lin

Is our dollar the next bubble waiting to break?

Gunfire exchanged at car dealership in Sulphur

(German Chancellor) Merkel urges stricter gun checks after shooting

The new moral panic: "Smuggled American guns and Mexican gangs"

Ammo gone from WalMart shelves

What happens when a legal owner of an assault rifle or handgun wants to sell his weapon?

Issue of Gun Rights Still Holds Sway

Out of curiosity...

Local views clash on carrying guns in public (CA)

Few more gates

~~~ MARCH Photo Contest Prelims posted in GD ~~~

need opinions

This isn't my photo, but I love it...

Sometimes getting the right angle is all it takes :)

I am upset.

Experiemental HDR Panorama

Museum Station & bike racks

F-35 Air Combat Skills Analyzed

Ceremony allows early look at museum

Cargo UAVs considered for supply delivery

NASA hopes repairs will permit shuttle launch

Report: Russia could put bombers close to U.S.

Iraqi native returns home as U.S. soldier

Iraqi security leader calls for intel boost

UN chief: 2009 is critical for Afghanistan

U.S.-Afghan raid targeting bomb-maker kills 5

Petraeus: No Iraq-style surge in Afghanistan

Gates to skip NATO summit, citing budget work

Agency charged with long-term health of ships

Navy extends comment period on Ore. training

Japan joins U.S.-led anti-piracy mission

Family readiness officers go high-tech

Rise in Marine suicides prompts new training

Ex-Marine offered deal in staged disappearance

Panel says cadet should be restricted to base

Warren’s 90th passes nuclear inspection

DODDS' School Advisory Committees form a bridge between families, educators

D.C. rally held in protest of don’t ask, don’t tell

Hohenfels soldiers training troops at Fort Bragg

USAFE drops Extreme Summer program due to low interest

Camp Lester to temporarily shift eye care for some

Soldier's murder trial starts March 30 at Vilseck

JAG warns against March Madness office pools

Okinawa cabbie awarded $290K in damages

C-130s slowly returning to service

Can You Explain These Photographs? (new web site)

New Job-- which one?

The Stars This Week - "Make Adjustments" - March 16 - March 22, 2009

The Theory of Mind

"The Uncertaintly, the Darkness, and Waking Up at 3 AM" - Karen Bishop - March 15, 2009

Science on Hold (Living on Earth) {xpost}

Coating makes scratches on cars disappear

'Peking Man' older than thought (BBC) {new isotope dating method!}

Is the Catholic Church a continuation of the Roman Empire?

Raised Catholic but never got the "sacrifice" of Jesus's death

Even Atheists Follow the Christian God

Preheated Oven Popovers sounds like y'all will enjoy!

An amateur needs help

A Chef's Bounty - Superb Cookbook

Blueberry Scones

There was a really good interview

Cookie of the week.

Crepe Expectations

Crepe report

100% whole wheat bread

What's for dinner? ~ Sunday the 15th Edition

Should a noodle be allowed to escape its fate?

my 1st chicken & dumplings with my very own bird

I love you all

Alice Waters on 60 Minutes 3/15

Arrests After Melee at TV Casting Call

Altovise Davis Dies

Fire fox vs. Chrome (pic heavy)

Canadian Indigenous people protest outside Sen. Kerry's DC office

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