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Archives: March 19, 2009

Anti-Union-Tribune sold

What's the difference?

Bonuses=Sideshow-'Legal Loan Sharks Confiscated Billions-Rewarded By Lobbyists'-By Robert Scheer

A little more on why, maybe, folks are so upset with this wall street stuff

Army probes domestic use of troops in Alabama...

Ebert selects "Chop Shop" for CWA film (Senator Hagel to be there too)

National Security Archive says declassified files show US knew of Guatemala's murdered, missing

AFL-CIO Chief: Rescind AIG Bonuses

We need higher wages, trade rules that favor nations that pay decent wages

David Schuster said "ass" ...

Anyone listening to Rep.Dana Rohrabacher (R) Calif. talk

Per the AIG facts: Joseph Cassano-style wheeler-dealers exploited and wrote more than $400 Million

Scooter you use with both feet and sway

Closed caption just said: "San Diegans weigh in on whether AIG should have been boiled out"

McClatchy: Obama's Afghanistan 'surge': diplomats, civilian specialists

Obama wants to expand Afghan force to 400,000, that's Afghanistan's own people in their own army.

Rachel Maddow I love you

How soon 'til AIG changes its name?

If wage was defined by hard work and a desire to learn,

Perverted Justice goes Fed

MIT Economist Simon Johnson's Web Site, Baseline Scenario, Blocked by Bank

Video of tonight's Obama town hall meeting?

USA Today, LA Times continue to omit Bush Treasury's role in AIG bonus controversy

7% pay cut...

Natasha Richardson...RIP

Face it. Nothing will change unless crimes are charged,...

Breaking-Bill Richardson signed a bill repealing the death penalty in New Mexico.

the business of America used to be business. We produced stuff and got paid for it.

How do you feel about stereotypes and 'hate' speech?

Why are humans not part of nature?

It is a terminal shame that our largest companies

I think I'm gonna have a New JersGasm Tomorrow Night: Springsteen on the Daily Show

John McCain throws his daughter under the bus

Juan Cole on The Colbert Report Now

Government printing mass amounts of money...

Who knows if Keith O is on with Leno or Letterman tonight? I think it's Dave

What pisses you off most about this current GOP-inspired financial crisis?

Heads up: Olbermann on Leno in a few minutes.

rachel is exposing the hypocrisy of my senator....bob corker (R-TN)

Maybe those futurists are about to be correct...Street legal flying car successfully tested

KO no longer on Leno (for eastern time zone)

Obama Cynicists? Do you think this is possible?

Who owns Colorado's rainwater?

Obama really got off in the weeds when he tried to explain the financial crisis ......

I gotta say I strongly disagree with Obama on this and I will be proven correct on this

The clock is ticking Democrats... It's just a mater of time...

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

New Mexico governor repeals death penalty in state

As long as I lived,I never thought....

The case for a domestic marijuana industry

The case for a domestic marijuana industry

Want to "win" in Afghanistan?

At G20, Kremlin to Pitch New Currency

Bayh's 15 "Moderates" Named.....

U.S. to deploy hundreds of civilian officials to Afghanistan

Should Employee Free Choice Act Go Even Further With Labor Law Reform?

Charles Grassley Confronts AIG Execs

Condi on Charlie Rose? I

"...Neighbors said the couple had lived in the tool shed ..."

Fundies up in arms about Panetta's 'anti-American' daughter

Marriage redefined in Webster's - fundies erupt

Business Booming at 'Breastaurants'

Totally cool pic of Pres. Obama

Why the AIG Bonus is a big deal...

The Grievance Committee - LOL


If I Threw a Party?

If I Threw a Party?

How Much Water Do You REALLY Use? (INFOGRAPHIC) view!

Lawrence Wilkerson: Some Truths About Guantanamo Bay -must read

Tim Geithner - Stay or Resign?

Too fat to work?

Larry Wilkerson: Cheney is "evil"

I am feeling like I might imagine the Romans did long about 409 AD

WJ this morning: Corporate Bonuses - What's Next

i finally got a rw BS email from my sister

Not only does the Walton family fund the charter school movement - they invested in school mgt.

COLBERT coming up on Today!. . . .

Fraud prosecution.

A call for unity in the face of War

I love this picture.

Pete Seeger's 90th Birthday Celebration . . . unbelievable lineup! . . .

Time for Obama to start getting tough

Dollars & Sense: Crisis = Opportunity for Single-Payer

I have Twated....

Who, in their right mind, would want to work for the government for $1

This isn’t rocket science.

The 2009 National Douchebag Tournament

Good News: Palin Still Killing Wolves

Here's Pete Seeger, age 2 yrs., sittin' on his daddy's knee in 1921

When did the spelling of "Oops" get changed to "Opps"? Did I miss something?

Vikram Pandit (bailed-out Citigroup CEO) Executive Suite's $10 Million Refurbishing

Jim Cramer has learned nothing--Criticizes Jon Stewart for "attacking media"

Principal in Providence bit, punched by mom, police say

Octomom brings two home, paparazzi mob her CHILDREN

Americans are outraged huh? We aren't NEAR outraged enough.


Richardson abolishes N.M. death penalty

Stunning! After all the bullshit, all the years, and all it took was $150 million in bonuses?

90% Tax on Executive Bonuses - For a British-based AIG Division?

SEN DODD: Obama Treasury Department pushed to cut language restricting bonuses

North Korea detains 2 American journalists

Let's Get This Straight

Colin Powell’s former chief of staff: Cheney is ‘evil,’ his fearmongering is ‘assisting’ al Qaeda.

Jon Stewart to Cheney: Drink a cup of 'Shut the f**k up'

BLOOMBERG: Bailed Out Citigroup to Commit $10 Million for New Executive Suite

An Obama / Rep. Kilroy's Socialist Project (Kilroy on Steph Miller now)

What interests me about people here who want to destroy the capitalist system

Patiently waiting for when a Republican gives Bush credit for the economic recovery....

6 years ago today

Coming up on Joe, When Ronnie saved the world..


Stewart to Cheney: Drink a cup of 'Shut the f**k up'

The Award Winning John King

I don't want my elected officials to share my outrage.

Coming to the bargain bin at a bookstore near you: The Decider's memoirs, called "Decision Points"..

IL: No jail time for sadist pastor who hit 12-year-old with crown molding as 'discipline'

13 Firms Receiving Federal Bailout Funds Owe $220M in Back Taxes

Rich Powerful Congress & Govt Leaders Shield Selves by Villifying Corporate Workers?

25 people ran AIGs credit derivative dept and Liddy refused to name them

China's factories get desperate as orders drop

U.S. House Set to Vote on 90% Tax Targeted at Executive Bonuses

Citi may spend $10 million for executive suite

Bernie Madoff's hellhole: Ponzi schemer is caged 23 hours a day, gets bad food and few visitors

Did you have good parents?

In Torture Cases, Obama Toes Bush Line

The Rude Pundit - AIG Bonuses: Did It Break the Law? Then Shut the Fuck Up

Fox News Smackdown: ACORN vs. Blonde Bimbo

Why the BIG TODO aabout Gitmo prisonerrs going to US prisons?

Horrible reasons to hate Obama: from my friends

Father, mystic held for allegedly raping daughters

Mexico Tariffs Hit A Diverse List Of U.S. Goods

remember being ripped off by Halliburton, year after year?

13 firms receiving federal bailout owe back taxes - more than $220 million in unpaid federal taxes!

OK, we heard about the deal for Rove and Miers to give depositions...

What exactly is a "Blue dog democrat"

Marie Douglas-David, Wife Divorcing Former CEO, Says $43 Million Not Enough...Needs $53K a week

Marie Douglas-David, Wife Divorcing Former CEO, Says $43 Million Not Enough...Needs $53K a week

Today's awwwwwww picture

Bizarro Economics and Superman

The European Union must vote for a full ban on seal products - The Guardian

No, you can't have your deposit back..(sheesh!)

Did they become senators & congressmen to serve us, or rob us?

Nation’s major newspapers ignore Iraq war’s sixth anniversary.

New York Times rescued from bankruptcy by ... Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim

Which Conferees Stripped Dodd's Anti-Bonus Language?

Schwarzenegger to help Obama answer GOP critics

Light shed on AIG as a political cash cow

Moran Freepfucks in thread after thread use Natasha Richardson's death

For Ellen Tauscher's Seat (CA-10) think Tom Torlakson as the better replacement

Citigroup's NEW $10 Million Executive Suite (Why Not A Low-Rent Corporate Park In Jersey)?

Samantha Bee Explains Short Selling (VIDEO)

Former evangelical pastor Ted Haggard, wife to discuss gay sex, meth, marriage on 'Divorce Court'

Job suggestions for unemployed Sesame Streeters

Consortium News / David Swanson of After Downing Street: Torture Revealed Yet Again

Will Rogers was right

If you know how cell phones and computers work...

Russia May Lease Cuban Offshore Oil Blocks, Reuters Reports

Pity Party Time: Geithners Could End up LOSING Money Selling Their N Y Home!!

The Fed followed my advice! "Prints" $1.2 trillion of new money .

Troops Admit Abuses

Thousands March in France to Protest Sarkozy’s Economic Plan

Bill would ban nonmedical drug use in U.S. livestock

Today's Outrage: Citigroup Stiffs Stockholders - If you own Citigroup Stock you're a chump.

Just got a call from my congressman, Latta (R). He will be in my town and wants to know what

House Minority Leader fading

Democracy Now! -- excellent today: Tariq Ali on our ME wars, Pakistan

"Ask the President" launches now....

"Ask the President" launches now....

Near the pinnacle of those endowed with chutzpah is ......

America - fix it or we all fall...

GM working toward making future generations of Chevy Volt affordable

A War Resister Speaks from Prison: Let GI Resisters Stay in Canada, by Robin Long

Labor Issue Puts Pennsylvania's Specter in Political Bind

If the repubican party were to fade away, I think there are more than enough .....

Lying Or Incompetent - Either Way, Geithner Needs to Be Fired

Most obvious shovel ready project: Bury the fuckers!

The modern republican

Cramer responds to Stewart: ‘It was naive and misleading’ to attack me.

New Obama Book Deal -worth millions

Chief of KBR’s government division quits abruptly

So, this I found interesting....

Coming Soon To eBay: The Taxman

Norris. Beck. Palin. Traitors.

Rare Reptile Returns to New Zealand Mainland

Against their own best interest.......Don't blame me Bumperstickers

Its the three wise monkeys excuse.....

Obama no longer on CNN, sorry

65 House Democrats oppose "assault weapons ban" in letter to Holder.

San Quentin Seen as a Hot Property

"I'm sick & tired of hearing admin & Secretary of Treasury say-I just found out about it"(Rep D-PA)

Sarah Palin to deliver huge speech — except she doesn’t know about it

A crook is a crook no matter if they're a republican or a Democrat

Serenity--a Short Poverty Story.

Rep. Barney Frank: Is There an Antidote to the Republican Amnesia?

Obama on with Ed Schultz NOW

Obama on with Ed Schultz NOW

Hartmann's got Susan Lindauer on NOW!

Arkansas: Challenge to the Ban on Gay Adoption Clears First Hurdle

Sci Fi equals 24 hour Taps, seriously, I would like to know just

Fannie and Freddie are about to give out bonus bucks. Will we

Fannie and Freddie are about to give out bonus bucks. Will we

Fannie and Freddie are about to give out bonus bucks. Will we

President Obama will be on Ed Schultz Show today - Link.......

Natural Selection Only a "Figure of Speech," Says State Education Board Chair

Teen birth rates up....again

American Express May Be Downgraded by S&P on Prospect of Borrower Defaults

A 36-year-old Swedish countess divorcing a former CEO says she cannot live on $43 million

Norquist: GOP Can Vote For The AIG-Bonus Tax -- If We Cut More Taxes, Too

Who here is planning to watch President Obama on Leno tonight?

The Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch causes trouble

Ask the President -- Brought to you by The Nation Magazine

I've got a retention bonus for AIG FP employees...

Want to defeat the blue dogs and their republican allies?

Remember this one?

The Evan Bayh 'Gang of 14" obstructionists who will derail the Democratic agenda

Inspectors head to undersea volcano in Tonga

Colin Powell’s former chief of staff: 'Evil' and 'dangerous' Cheney makes U.S. less safe

the sanctimonious outrage of the republican congressfolks regarding aig

NJ considers ban on bare-it-all 'Brazilian' wax

Sanford's audacity of 'nope'

This Progressive’s Self Diagnosis: Bush Withdrawal?

When is the best time to post on DU? Some observations

My 18 yr old son asked, what do repubs stand for...

Ad featuring Angelina Jolie ordered off UK TV (AP)

Pelosi: "We want our money back and we want our money back now..."

Jim Calhoun will NOT coach UConn today

More interesting GM decision failures

Boehner: "There was no deregulation of anything"

Energy Secretary Chu Suggests Carbon Tariff

Who Are the Wealthiest Members of the Obama Administration?

Constitutionality of taxing bonuses?

I just saw an interesting Texas vanity license plate: SECEED

Recycled sewage struggles with yuk factor

But we're just as bad. Or Worse: A short rant.

Pac. NW/Seattle DU folks.....alert...alert..only you can avoid a tragedy...

First three NCAA games at halftime, I'm at 100% so far


Born in the USA?


Am I the only one who thinks Josef "House of Horrors" Frankl got off lightly?

I think I hate the corporate media even more now

Norman Lear Gets It

Political cycles, and why the Dems will be in power for a generation.

AIG has done what no politician could ever do.

Smart transit-based housing development plan in San Francisco

Only in DC do protesters get a police escort

What I REALLY can't stand about Rush Limbaugh

Seriously, do you think you'll read any book by Bush, Rove, or Cheney?

Bwaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah Boehner took 87 plus lashes

Florida city shuts down Bingo games in city trailer park. Requires million dollar liability coverage

I am going to admit something that will probably get me branded a monster.

Obama on CNN, Starting Q and A for town hall meeting now

'he flies off to los angeles to be on the jay leno show'..... senator jon kyl

God-less 'congregations' planned for humanists (WaPo)

Special Camera Reveals Republican Secret Identity

You know what else is cool....Chase +$50 bill...

House passes 90% tax on bonuses

I thing most of congress and the senate are out of thie minds

A song that I wrote a while back...

Leaked GOP Talking Points: Blame Dodd For AIG Mess

Oops Israel troops admit Gaza abuses

What are the prospects for the Senate passing this AIG bonus tax bill?

What are the prospects for the Senate passing this AIG bonus tax bill?

What are the prospects for the Senate passing this AIG bonus tax bill?

Whoa! Throw a couple of these at an intruder....

Susan Lindauer will be on Thom Hartman today

Remember when Antonin Scalia said that "punishment" could only apply

Bruce Springsteen to appear on "The Daily Show" tonight

The lesson of Judith Miller is that journalists can be full of crap too.

I don't know where it went- an article posted by kpete about madsen:

U.S. won't prosecute medical pot sales (LAT)

NASA: Environmental disaster avoided on ozone loss

Stewart to Cheney: Drink a cup of 'Shut the f**k up'

The AIG bonuses matter because they are part of the political and corporate disconnect

U.S. Teen Birth Rate Rises in 2007 for Second Straight Year

msnbc cut away for hardball....

Holy shit! What do you have to do to be found legally insane in Texas?

Cheney to Pen Bush's Memoir

Are Obama’s primetime TV appearances designed to damage Fox?

THE Solution for Iraq & Afghanistan...

Limbaugh on NJ bikini wax ban (warning: extreme bad taste)

Senate again passes bill to expand wilderness

Oh ohh...MSM is pissed.

If you stopped reading a newspaper out of boredom or because it's the money

Feingold introduces bill to ban federal death penalty

Taxing After the Fact - What if The Money Is Already Spent and Other Remarks

Taxing After the Fact - What if The Money Is Already Spent and Other Remarks

Maybe this is how to handle AIG

Global Super-Currency To Flood the World

Global Super-Currency To Flood the World

Baghdad's water still undrinkable 6 years after invasion

I am reading Barbara Bush a Memoir from 1994 She is a pathetic

Alternet: Does America Face The Risk Of A Fascist Backlash?

Ex-Bush Admin Official: Many Gitmo prisoners are innocent

Is there any other news besides AIG to cover for krees sake?

Top brass disturbed by GOP stalling of Iraq ambassador

Let's tax talk radio!

Remember those 92 tapes?

Lou Dobbs interviews Dennis Kucinich

How much more are you willing to give to AIG ?

Where is the 'Obama is going take away our guns' meme coming from?

Quote of the Day - From NY Times Columnist Gail Collins

"Massive effort" needed to protect Fargo as Red River could crest at 40 feet

We cannot allow the republicans to define populism -- Support the newly formed Populist Caucus

Obama on guns - repost from last year (his interview with field and stream)

I want Geithner to stay at Treasury.

RNs & Healthcare Workers Unite: SEIU/NNOC/CNA Announce Accord - Endorse Single-Payer

More than 400 Girls and Women Murdered in ten years in La Ciudad Juarez

Thousands of Iraqis held by U.S. to go free

Who remembers Dick Tracy's "wrist - radio"?

Dodd back pedals, admits to role in AIG loophole

Brian ROSS blames 2nd Amend.for U.S.gun exports to Mexico, violence over there

Brian ROSS blames 2nd Amend.for U.S.gun exports to Mexico, violence over there

Welfare Queen?

Liddy Testified that most of Congress knew before Geithner about the Bonuses, didn't he?

Well, Obama just got a bunch of Republicans to vote for a tax increase... Hmmmmmm.


AIG will now offer their building for sale according to the Boston

bu$h* LIED us into war, TORTURED people, SPIED on americans and the media yawned

Fort Hood Soldier Arrested After Killeen Woman Shoots Would-Be Burglar

Welfare for Billionaires Watch: Florida Marlins want a $600 M stadium paid for by the taxpayers..

Sen. Kyl Upset About...Obama's Leno Appearance

The argument on Tweety: Is a 90% tax a "PUNISHMENT"

I Apologize to my fellow DUers.

I accidentally sprayed deodorant in my mouth and the cat's eyes changed colors.

David Gregory Hosting NBC Nightly News...

Ok, so here is what I understand of the AIG issue to this point....

Want to know how solvent your bank (any bank) is?

USFS New Mexico Office - Medical Marijuana Patients will be arrested in National Forests

Fed to pump 1.2 trillion dollars of 'extra' money into the economy - ITS MAGIC

CNN WHERE WERE YOU FROM 2001-2008????????

1980: Men elected Ronald Reagan.

So, let me get this straight. We capitulated language in a bill so the republicans would vote for it

susan molinari...what a hateful, nasty person

Ex-Bush official to AP: Many at Gitmo are innocent

No Return to Normal-Why Economic Crisis & Its Solution Are Bigger Than You Think-By James Galbraith

Governors Who Are Rejecting the Increase in Unemployment Compensation Benefits

Guess we know now why the Fed Reserve head went on 60 Min

R.I.P. for the Economy

Rush Limbaugh: "You ARE PEASANTS!" Can you believe?

Six Dems voted Nay on taxing the bonuses and for the life of

Five Wall Street Whoppers And Why You Need To Know Them

College Costs: High and Rising

Jesus - almost 90 days now and can't get freaking TVs instock

From Alternet: Does American Face the Risk of a Fascist Backlash?

There was no "secret provision" to allow AIG bonuses

US to attend Afghan meeting in Russia - Iran expected to attend

Verizon Wireless Customers - Just Say No!

The real problem with education... in the US

Oh Norman... Norman, Norman, Norman... What The Hell Happened To You ???

Life in prison for Fritzl

Bush Pioneer JC Huizenga: 2nd-largest charter school management co. in the US

Not one dime for AIG bonuses

What about "transparency"?

Human cannibals that we ignore at our own risk

Wanna scare yourself? Break into your own house.

Mexican tariffs will cost Oregon 'millions'

RIGHT-WING MYTH: The Daily Show Doesn't Criticize Obama

In an alleged free-market economy, how can one company's failure take the whole world down with it?

Hey, look who's still pissed off at John Stewart!

Mr President, here is a question I would like to ask?

Should the teacher have been arrested for this?

Can Kinky Friedman beat Rick Perry for Texas governor?

7.9 magnitude EQ near Tonga Tsunami warning issued.

Can't you just walk into your bank?

CNBC host: Wall Street companies can’t ‘be run well’ by those making under $250,000.

CNBC host: Wall Street companies can’t ‘be run well’ by those making under $250,000.

AIG Provides Names of Bonus Recipients to Cuomo

"Blaming Dodd for AIG-Gate Misses the Mark"

Ron Paul has a point, though I wish he didn't

Cartoon from Sunday's Star Tribune regarding Normie Coleman's behavior

Autopsy: Richardson died of impact to the head

(found on fark) They're hunting witches in Gambia

(found on fark) They're hunting witches in Gambia

I wasn't around for FDRs fireside chats but

Legislators say say ban on small ATVs, motorcycles hurting Oklahoma

Teacher who shot student with Nerf dart quits job

Geitner needs to go - Treasury Department should welcome a lawsuit -one word: DISCOVERY

Does A College Degree Make You Clueless

15 "Moderate Democrats" (Joe Lieberman) Decide to Piss Me The FUCK OFF.

Did I really hear Dan Lungren use the words

What would happen if we let them fail?

Why the Pope opposes condoms

Why don't they just pay these bonuses in "toxic assets"? It keeps

Robert Parry: Framing Obama -- by the Washington Post

Euthanasia for Cancer Victims should not be the only option!!! National Health Care Now!!!

Do You Have a Passport?

You didn't have to Toke, Shoot or be Flower Child to be a "Dirty Fuckin' Hippie!

Obama will be on Jay Leno tomorrow night.

WTF happened??

Seriously, why do threads about Infrastructure sink like stones?

Robert F. Kennedy: Free Paul Minor - Victim of Karl Rove Witch Hunt

General Strike in France very popular

Natasha Richardson has died.. per CNN n/t

XM Radio Listeners-- Changes: Alex Bennett?

a tree is about to fall on our house.!! it has leaned over precipitously in the last 12 hours after

God Vs. The Bible? Cenk interviews John Armstrong, author of this controversial book.

DU Psychics: What's going to be the next OUTRAGE? What should be?

When I buy my next car, it'll be a Smart-fortwo

The Greatest Cliché: The Unexamined Propaganda of "Political Correctness"

Six Fucking Years!

"Twatted" edited out of Colbert's Today show appearance

BTP: Obama-Dodd pull a Bush-Specter Fast-One on the American People

Charter school students more likely to graduate, attend college

Geithner is falling on his sword.

I *love* hearing RWer's eat their own guts, out on the delta today..

Despair as California's Central Valley dries up

None of us have an ounce of xenophobia but what good are foreigners?

Do you ever moderate your opinions when posting here?

$15 For A Glass Of Sludge-Water W/Lemon - The American Way

Should somebody get the death penalty for starting forest fires?

Woman Hoping To Bust Ex-Boyfriend For Child Porn Ends Up Arrested On Multiple Bestiality Charges

re: CODE PINK, it's amazing that some DUers want to act like those of us who are turned off. . .

March On the Pentagon against the War on March 21 !

Barbara Lee, Lynn Woolsey, Maxine Waters: Asking the Hard Questions About the Iraq War

Norton's quite a pain to remove

You think I care much about all this crap over AIG bonuses? Read on.

Charter schools and the attack on public education

Oh, Noeeeees... The Freepers want to divorce us!

Who's advice would you take to improve food safety? The CEO of Kellog's?

Help me design a semester course in Creationism

Geithner Fesses Up: He Pushed for Dropping a Senate Restriction on Bonuses. Geithner's Becoming a

People defending Geithner are defending Wall Street, are delusional, or both

Citibank - CitiMortgage is terrible - Bailout ridden failure


From Cube Steak To Mac and Cheese

Two women, two pictures, too funny.

Are R's & D's Equally To Blame For The Current Financial Crisis? (AKA, The 50/50 Argument)

AIG Republican Death Match: Bonus Loophole v. Retroactive Taxation

Who wants to see a tin of refried beans I kept in the refrigerator

CNN Breaking: Richard Valugaloz Sr. admits guilt in Conobu fraud case.

What does the buddy list do, exactly?

Bossy Monkey's new avatar? The bossy monkey herself

Celebrity Smackdown: The Exorcist!

please take my bacon poll

Name change still available?

Happy Birthday, Dana Owens

Damned Twitter marketing "gurus" do they find me so quickly?

Speaking of new boobs...

Name change still available?

My girlfriend is Romanian and I know nothing about visas...

Amber Alert

Are you an us?

Anyone still watch Lost?

What is the strangest thing that you re-use?

a cool website with seamless HD virtual tours of the OKC National Memorial

Spoiled Brat

Uh, what is up with the horrible design of the CBS Sports NCAA brackets?

Are you Belarusian?

Lay back, relax, apathy's back in style...

According to CNN Natasha Richardson has died.

Did anyone get into a brouhaha,shennanigans or hijinx yesterday?

Spoiled Brat

Need someone to write to?

Are you a MUTT whose forefathers were kicked out of every decent country in the world

So, how do you like the new Twitt...I mean, Facebook layout?


They should have never gotten rid of the "30 minutes or it is free". Is the pizza sometimes late?

Let my inspiration flow in token rhyme, suggesting rhythm,

Dark Shadows

Pharmacology Final completed. Cautiously optimistic. Tired as God on the sixth day.


My favorite song on St Pat's


"Helsinki"- Night On Earth (1991)

"Ember" by Mia

Just got back from seeing "Wake Up World" at the Steve Allen Theater in Hollywood

This one song dominated my evening.

This guy at the bus stop told me that LeftyFingerPop needs to go to bed

Shit. Barack Obama is President of the United States.


This guy at the bus stop told me that they are closing the internet at 2 pm eastern today.

Pete Seeger's 90th Birthday Celebration . . . unbelievable lineup! . . .

The search for the dumbest criminal ever has ended...

UFOs photographed over London

Jesus Christ Superstore

This guy at the bus stop told me that they just discovered that all calculators manufactured...

Dear God, that Robert Downey Jr. "Iron Man" flick was a relentless piece of CRAP.

Who is Mysterion? (South Park last night)

I know spring has arrived...

I am so proud of myself.

I tried to find a new pair of Levi's today. I went to 5 different stores

Is it possible to get a decent laptop -- used is fine -- for $500?

NCAA Madness!

NCAA Madness!

Working at Cedar Point for the summer!!


So this is it. The BIG college basketball tournament has started. The one we all care about.

Don't forget to finish your NCAA brackets - Complete against Barack Obama too!!!


Blow a little sunshine up my ass. I dare you!

Why can't we all just get along?

HOLY SH!T! Pete Seeger's 90th birthday concert!

Video game nerds, pick your Video Vixen

This guy at the bus stop told me that Lovey Howell of Gilligan's Island...

I had a dream that Hugo Chavez was overthrown in a Coup, and that my friend cut his dreads.

Ugh, Youshinuya, you're dead to me

Good morning Lounge

Fuck me sideways, I just discovered the new Make Me a Supermodel season 2

Where can I buy a box of disposable iron skillets?

Joaquin Phoenix: Is he joking or is he for real?

Tobacco can make you impotent

How much is this baby faced mug of mine hurting me in the dating scene?

Am I the only one here who refuses to do the whole respond to Tommy_Carcetti thing?

A quadruple Saturn transit!

Did you know that "Sandra Lee" from The Food Network

After watching Reese Witherspoon on Leno

Dear Mom, Step-mom, and Dad,

Am I the only one here who refuses to do the whole respond to Mildo refusing to respond to me thing?

Top Eleven Reasons we love March Madness

Am I the only one here who refuses to do the whole "+1" thing?

Any Carter Oosterhouse fans here?

What is on YOUR desktop today - here's mine - -

Goodfellas' Billy Batts Scene: "Nah. Nah. Nah. You insulted him a lil bit."

New Lounge Song.... "Look at me I'm Sandra Lee"

If you really want to know about Sandra Lee, visit...

Extreme Sheep Art!

I see that the latest Midlo drama has been boiled down to elegant mathematical expressions

When are we going to see some new art work from the "but-tutcher"

Who here likes (or even knows) Mission of Burma?

all of which begs the question - would Sandra Lee bread her fried chicken with corn flakes?

I finally found that French condom !

Cast your vote for Bag of the Year 2009! Brought to you by Fresca. mmm refreshing

Is this cute? Asher says yes, I say FUCK NO!!!

Double Babelfish a recent DU Post.

OMG I just sent a blank check in the mail

This is very difficult for me.

DU training video

DU training video

why couldn't u just have kids? why?

Delaware Average Weights Down 22%, Cannibalism Rates Rising - AFP

Do you warn other drivers by flashing your lights if you see a cop?

What is your current personal hit (with a bullet)?

Tax Season Office Etiquette rant

Are you ready to possibly get a new Zodiac sign ?

I need a good reason to get dressed

I am moving to Oklahoma(one day)

Looks like I'll have myself a summer job.

Television Without Pity Forums for Sandra Lee

Daughter says independence likely led to moonshiner's suicide

Bare or curly?

I'm going to Kansas City tomorrow.

Do you warn other drivers by beating the shit out of them with a shovel if you see a cop?


1993 was the last time BYU won a first round tournament game.

Pre 5:00am television

How would you classify my religious beliefs?

Bear or Curly?

Check in here if you know Jason Somebody

My roommate took a 2nd job...... As a bouncer/doorman....

Celebrity deaths that have touched you

I would like a shoat!

I would like a tote

What would "Going Galt" really be like?

I would like a stoat.

I got my taxes in the mail today!

Does anyone really like Adam Sandler?

woohoo, I just got a gig, covert (private, domestic) surveillance. Ask me almost anything

Put your Ipod(or other device) on Shuffle - what are the first 10 songs that are picked

I do not like green eggs and ham..not in a boat...not in a moat

Let's come up with titles for Dick Cheney's book

Has a famous celebrity that you THOUGHT that had died turned out to be still alive?

Will COBRA be extended?


About someone ending the horror: NJ considers ban on bare-it-all 'Brazilian' wax

The Noodleboy needs help! I need ideas for short funny monologues.

Battlestar Galactica at the United Nations....

So am I the only one

I'd like to go to Choate

Anybody else with Yahoo mail unable to sign in today (from Firefox)?

March is a good month


Shemp or Curly?

Is this cute? ashling says yes, I say FUCK NO!!!

Does matcom ever post here anymore?

I would like a grit

New photo reveals an elderly Charles Manson

I've become a geek. I have laptop envy.

gifts for the boob lover

I would like a moat.

I would like a boat.

I would like a mote.

I would like a goat

I would like My Pet Goat

****Official Gloat About Being in First Place in LyneeSin's Bracket Thread*****

what are your guilty pleasure TV shows

I think that Midlo just ran a clandestine flyover, across my farm.

What are your suggestions for the DU Lounge Zodiac signs?

They cancelled "Life on Mars"!

Beagle update--she has an intestinal infection, and must stay one more night,

There's a new DUer that only posts anti-Soccer threads.

Got a brand new brew from a friend at Oskar Blues

Is there someone far away that you "chat" with by email during the work day?

As usual CBS coverage of NCAA tourney sucks

I just missed my sons school play. :(

I Can't find my bracket on Facebook

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 3/19/09

How long a trip is it from the GW Bridge to Philly?

What should the plastic surgeon name his retirement mansion?


Michael Jackson feels like a kid again.

Emergency Med. - The FINAL Final. Coming up in 90 minutes or so. Last plea for Lounge vibes.

Hey, my neighbor got a part on LOST

I accidently cut a tomato.


I got served!!!!!

Anyone hear from PARCHE???

Here's quotes - Guess the movies they came from

Processed vs. Fresh Food. A Story.

Another food thread: What do you consider processed food?

Can pizza sauce be used in place of tomato sauce?

What's the deal with the acne all the sudden, I'm about to be 34, not 17...

If you had a ranch, what would you name it?

I'm thinking about inviting Barack and Michelle to my summer DU Meetup.

Walked out of my door this morning to a police cruiser in my driveway...

Only one thing left to do

Favorite DU Forum

I want to know

You cannot remove the six "Big Forums" in the top left-hand corner of the forum list.

Are you NUTS?

You are granted only one wish, what is it?

I just had the weirdest work call ever

Frankly, if you are driving your children around in a car that

Today I had my 3d MRI in as many weeks (ask me anything)

Happy 40th Birthday Allman Brothers Band!

Whew, what a morning. I'm a little shook up.

I would like a float.

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Thu 3/19/2009)

Name a movie based on a comic book

I definately have an "issue" about books.

What is there to do in San Francisco ?

Today's College Basketball Thread

Have you found Jesus?

Sometimes it's better to be cruel than kind.

TWENTY DUers can brag about how their picks are better than Barack Obama's

Is it wrong when your boss asks you, 'Guess what I have?'

Are cats smarter than dogs?

How much do pets really understand?

Dreyfuss calls attention to neglected battlefields

I found out my step mother is near her death bed. In a birthday card!

I had a dream I was at burger king last night ordering food.

Curb Your Enthusiasm: Yea or Nay?

Rented a farm house in Conway NH

D&D players, have you picked up PHB 2 yet?

Do you believe in astrology?

Blue State Residents - Does Your State Have RED State Laws?

Has a famous celebrity ever died and you had NO IDEA who they were???

There is currently *no* programming on any TV station that I like or look forward to

Post it Artwork from Some Flounder

I just un ignored my list

Customize My Forums

I think I just saw a Pampers commercial rip off Bob Dylan's "Rainy Day Women #12 & #35"!


Cloudy with a chance of meatballs

Does anyone else here have a novel burning inside?

Literally translate a foreign language title or expression into English

I am sick of funerals. Sick to fucking death.


Are you MEXICAN?

Must read by Al Giordano: The Banality of Outrage

REMINDER: Conservative economic ideals got America where she's at NOW

They Were Against It Before They Were For It

C'mon GDPer's! Don't get caught watching the paint dry!

shuster in for olbermann. nt

Have a little patience people...

I will defend this man against any enemy..... no matter what....

The President's Teleprompter and the Irish Prime Minister

So, Greenwald said Dodd "gave in" and today we learn that Dodd "gave in".

Breaking: on Obama's claim that drop-out rate has tripled

Obama Administration to Stop Raids on Medical Marijuana Dispensers

Barney Frank surprised to hear that Rush thinks McCarthy was a bad guy...

President Obama to address nation/hold press conference on Tuesdy March 24, 2009 at 8 pm ET

can't treasury just deduct the aig bonuses from the next aig bailout payment and move on?

All of you complaining incessantly about everything

And Jon Stewart Just Asked Our Former VP

Obama town hall Costa Mesa - video for those who missed it

TX-Gov: Hutchison Leads Perry, But Not By Much

Indiana's Hamilton is Obama's first judicial appointment (already criticized as "ultra-liberal")

NYT editorial: Now the Democrats can get election reform - don't let this moment slip away!

THANK YOU Mods and Admins

PA-Sen: Gov. Rendell pledges support for Dem candidate

Do me a favor: lie to me and tell me that good raw shrimp is supposed to smell like bleach

Bust of MLK Joins President Obama in Oval Office

"President Barack Obama should serve the taxpayers, not Goldman Sachs, and liquidate AIG"

GALLUP: Majority Receptive to Law Making Union Organizing Easier

I use to like Roland Martin but he's acting like the rest of those pundits at CNN.

Rasputin1952 Rocks! Thank You! n/t

Obama Getting Tougher With Congress

Greenwald's Response To Dodd's Remarks Today....

GALLUP: Weekly Economic Wrap: Consumer Mood Improves

C-Span 3 - Chuck up Todd of MSNBC giving a talk - Admits he doesn't understand what AIG does.....

We're a torturing country that allows war criminals to go free so Dodd matters?

I'm 57 today. WTF?? I was 27 just last week! Where did the time go?

I'm "sick and tired" of hearing Geithner say he just learned about the bonuses, Democrat says

How do people feel about Sen. Grassley's suggestion that AIG execs should resign or kill themselves?

Geithner resignation bandwagon starts rolling in House GOP

My 12 Biggest Decisions by George W Bush (he is gonna write a book)

Obama Seeks Legal Authority To Rein In Future Bonuses

Thanks, Chuck Hagel; I wish you'd been one of the remaining ones.

Tim Geithner has a LOT on his plate, and very little help at this point

Barney Frank: If I were a Superhero!

Outraged Americans Want AIG Bonus Money Recovered

Obama bumps 'American Idol'

Obama Versus The Pope On Abstinence Only - Pope Says Condom Use Increases AIDs Problem

Obama bumping American Idol.

Initial unemployment claim filings dip 12,000 - continuing claims of 5.47 million highest on record.

Democrats throw public punches at their president

Save your breath... neither Summers nor Geithner are going anywhere

Digby: The media "seem to think they've caught Chris Dodd lying about something"

President Obama confirms: not born in the US. Not born in Kenya either...

I want Laura Bush to write a tell-all biography entitled "I'm With Stupid"


Obama picks UNC to win NCAA Tourney

Requesting some help - Myths of the Obama Administration

Who heard the woman question Obama about credit card interest rates tonight?

If Rush Limbaugh jumps off his soap box, it will cripple him literally.

Franken Wants Coleman To Pay

FYI: Obama will be on Ed Schultz this afternoon. n/t

Cramer, Stewart Feud Continues: Cramer Calls It "Naive And Misleading...To Attack The Media" (VIDEO)

TPM: Tone Deaf?

Concerning yesterdays Town Hall Meeting....

I can't stand John Boehner. Claiming the Taxing AIG Bonuses

Talkingpointsmemo: Sheila Bair: 'Too Big to Fail' Strategy Must End

Dodd: Administration pushed for language protecting bonuses

What the hell is the DC Examiner?

Democrats throw public punches at their president

Today's Agenda for the "Mad as Hell" Outrage Brigade!

International Labor Conference In Iraq Announces New United Labor Confederation!

Eric Cantor blubbers with no answers..

Compromise on Immigration Reform

Should the Freepers be on a terrorist watch list?

It's A Bad Idea for Obama To Appear On A Comedy Show During These Times

White House Cheat Sheet: Obama and Leno

Rolling Stone: "100 Agents of Change"

"Jobless Claims Fall To 646K"

Where, in all this outrage, is talk of campaign finance reform?

Obama doesn't really answer woman's interest rate Q. Believes banks 'too big to fail.' Explains why

Obama Administration to Stop Raids on Medical Marijuana Dispensers

Why the AIG bonuses are not good for the GOP

Dodd is the hero

US births break record; 40 pct out-of-wedlock (Damn, Bush's abstinence not working??????)

Ignoring The Lessons Of Enron and Worldcom - Outrage As A Distraction From Real Reform

President Obama on LIVE with Ed Schultz Now! nt

Could Obama have gotten confirmation for a Treasury team

Working People Not Heard At Obama Administration's Vermont Health Care Summit

PHOTOS The President's Day (March 18)

Diluting the dollar leads to lower interest rates. We live in interesting times!

I've Changed my Mind! I'm for Going after Them will all of the Gusto we Can Muster!

Sorry dupe. delete

Would You Feel Better If The MSM/Powers-that-be Were Praising Obama Like They Did Bush?

Former Democratic Senator Mike Gravel: "Let the Republicans Filibuster"

Talkingpointsmemo's Josh Marshall: Bigger Than the Both of Us

So when exactly is the President on the Ed Schultz show?

House Passes Heavy Tax on Bonuses for Rescued Firms - 90% on bonuses

President Obama visits electric vehicle site, will hold townhall meeting afterwards in LA

Wall Street’s $18.4 Billion Bonus

Barack fills out NCAA Brackets - so what? Eight years ago Bush was probably on vacation

Sean Hannity - Blames Economic Crisis On Excessive Regulation

AIG bonus recipients gave campaign cash to Dodd

What does Coach K really think of the President?

DH Obama 7/7, 4HR, 9RBI...

Pelosi also blames Senate for provision allowing for AIG bonuses

Fed knew about the AIG bonuses but did not tell Treasury nor White House.

How can the GOP be against the AIG Bonuses and the Tax hike to get them back?

Bills of attainder and ex post facto. Does it apply to the taxing of bonuses? n/t

***HEADS UP*** President Obama Town Hall in LA, Live Now

Bayh's new group makes it even more important to CALL YOUR REPS to push the President's plan...

** delete ** dupe

After Successfully Protecting Wall St. Bonuses, Financial Lobbyists Turn Focus To Defeating Obama’s

There was no "secret provision" to allow AIG bonuses.

Obama says he takes responsibility for the AIG bonus mess.

Flashback - February 2009 - Republicans Oppose Any Caps On Exec Comp - Hypocrisy Exposed!

Simple poll... I continue to support President Obama in the direction he has chosen,

Fox News - Pretzel Logic - Don't Tax AIG Bonuses Because It Will Be Challenged In Court. Instead...

President Obama ate lunch today.

Obama will Pull His Call for 3rd Party Insurance for Sev Connected Vets.

For those who think press wasn't hard on Bush in beginning

Eric Cantor sounds like this to me: "Oh Buffy, Muffy! Tennis anyone?"

Larry Wilkerson frightened by Domestic Nutballs ginned up by Cheney, Limbaugh, etc.

Obama says "Blame Me" so OK Barack, I blame you

OMFG...What is up with all these "crippled" threads?

Does that man know how to work a crowd or what ?

What I REALLY love in this president...

I know why the press and Washington insiders hate Obama's Presidential townhalls

It's time for a full-scale investigation into the financial crisis

The Bonus Tax Law vote split the House Republicans nearly in half.

Funny that trigonometry is more widely taught than economics

Geithner: Treasury pushed for bonus loophole

larry summers vs timothy geithner.

Duke Coach to Obama: Worry About the Economy, Not NCAA Picks

Season of the Witch - Super Session

Season of the Witch - Super Session

I hate Obama and want to have his children.

Hey KNEE JERKERS in the MSM and on the DU here is Coach K's FULL QUOTE

Ex-Bush admin official: Many at Gitmo are innocent

Two new groups ready to take on the Conservadems in the House and Senate

The GOP has run out of lies, so they're forced to tell the truth: Geithner must go

House Bill to punish bonuses is nothing more than fake outrage!


Geithner needs to be given a chance

PHOTOS The First Lady's Day (March 19)

PHOTOS The First Lady's Day (March 19)

Tangled web: "Goldman to respond to ('misperceptions') coverage of AIG bailout"

WSJ: Guantanamo Detainees May Be Released in U.S.

I Bitch a Lot, But Ya Know What...

NY Times Editorial - "It’s the Regulations, Not the Regulator" - MUST READ

In Geithner We Trust

Cherry-Picker in Chief: Obama NCAA Bracket Suggests Bias Toward Schools from Swing States

Who would you prefer to prosecute?

Tim Geithner. Scapegoat.

Screw this "new" tax idea with AIG

Connecticut steps on AIG's contract argument

PHOTOS The President and the Sperminator, or whatever that bloke's called

PHOTOS The President's Day (So far) - California, March 19

Just A Comment - Washinton D.C. Has Been So Entrenched For So Many Decades.......

Why doesn't Faux air Obama's town halls? He's THEIR president, too!

"Today, President Obama showed that he understands and respects our nation's veterans."

If AIG would only change their name to KBR, nobody would complain.

230 viruses on the laptop.

I love all of you

Is Barack Obama a Corporatist?

Mudflats: Signs pointing towards Palin gearing up for 2012

Presidential Motorcade Arrives for "Tonight Show" Appearance (VIDEO)

If Geitner resigns, it will cripple Obama politically.

The Tyranny of the Senate Republican Minority: Confront Republican "phantom filibusters"

A third grader just told President Obama that he wants to be a 'cop' when he grows up.

Kerry gets a job with the administration!!!

Cam Kerry heading to Commerce Dept.

awww - Arnold loves the President

President Obama is doing a SIX DAY BLITZ to push his budget...

I sincerely believe Barack Obama would be on MY SIDE on this issue

why no populist outrage when Bush Dec '08 paid $55 mill retention bonuses to AIG's London office

Are republiCONS blocking President Obama's nominees?

Geitner needs to go! The Treasury Dept. should welcome lawsuits! One word: DISCOVERY!

CNN sticks a knife in- Obama's 'blame me' means 'move on'

Andrea Mitchell-Greenspan asking probing questions on Bonuses on MSNBC!

Michelle Obama Dispatches Stars to D.C. Schools

Any law passed based on yesterday's headlines is a bad law

Wouldn't a tax on the AIG bonus boobs be Ex Post Facto? Consitutionally shaky?

Obama bumping American Idol will cripple him politically.

People - Please do not give the Obama administration a break

Is Barack Obama an atheist?

America The Illiterate Is Why We Find Ourselves on the Path To Catastrophe Chris Hedges Truthdig

Any swingers on DU?

new boobs

Rachel Ray just said she likes a good rub.

Palin the latest to reject half of Stimulus money. Politics over People

Greta Van Susteren Defend Husband's Role As a ‘Protector Of The Palin Brand’

House to vote Thursday on bill to tax bonuses

AIG HQ to sell at fraction of price

Anger in Pakistan at US plan to expand drone attacks

U.S. Systemic Risk Watchdog Not Panacea: Regulators

Army-backed leader cements grip in Madagascar

North Korea Detains Current TV Journalists: Reports

North Korea 'holds US reporters'

Charter school students more likely to graduate, attend college

Richardson Abolishes N.M. Death Penalty

China urges resumption of NKorea nuclear talks

China 'to step up naval patrols'

A War Resister Speaks from Prison: Let GI Resisters Stay in Canada, by Robin Long

Army to end forced extended tours

Media warned on Mumbai evidence

Israel's Katsav charged with rape

Thai prime minister faces no-confidence debate

New Mexico Abolishes Death Penalty

Roadside bomb kills 4 in southern Thailand

Cuba neighbours to restore ties

Mexican tariffs will cost Oregon 'millions'

China's factories get desperate as orders drop

Father, mystic held for allegedly raping daughters

Top Sunni Arab official assassinated in Baghdad

Administration Plans to Loan $5B to Auto Parts Manufacturers

Taxes Not Seen as Making the Rich Flee New York

FDIC's Bair: 'too big to fail' strategy must end

Chief of KBR’s government division quits abruptly

US Rep Pelosi:Fed Chairman Partly To Blame On AIG Bonus Fiasco

13 Firms Receiving Billions Of Dollars In Bailout Money Owe Back Taxes

Obama drops disputed vet medical plan

China Denies Protectionism In Coca-Cola Ruling

Police give coach ride to game after jail release

Natasha Richardson dies at age 45

Cambodian court sentences Michigan man to 13 years on charges of sexually abusing girl

Feds to pursue charges against GOP operative (NH phonejamming)

ANC to shift to the Left after South Africa's presidential election

Timken Cutting 14 Percent Of Workers At Plant

13 firms receiving federal bailout owe back taxes

Geithner: Treasury pushed for bonus loophole

House passes bill taxing AIG and other bonuses

Earthquake: Magnitude 7.9 - Tonga - Tsunami warning issued

China tests J&J baby shampoo for unsafe chemicals (Johnson & Johnson)

Why Obama Didn't Know About AIG's Bonuses

Ex-Bush admin official: Many at Gitmo are innocent

Former Bush admin. official says many innocent men at Gitmo, terrorists number only 2 dozen

Former State Department Official Says United States Knew Many Gitmo Prisoners were Innocent

Whistleblower calls for Iraq war intelligence to be made public

Palin offers olive branch on (natural) gas taxes (to attract oil companies to pipeline)

Geithner says he should have known about bonus problems sooner

Attorney general signals shift in marijuana policy

Baghdad's water still undrinkable 6 years after invasion

Why the U.S. Is Losing Foreign Graduates

NY mayor: Wall Street bonuses shouldn't be public

Singapore court fines WSJ editor for contempt

Fed knew of AIG bonuses, failed to tell Obama

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Thursday March 19

Breaking news: Couple cleared of traffic stop charges

(Senators) Corker, Gregg criticize aid for auto suppliers

Group says files show US knew of Guatemala abuses

Jacquielynn Floyd: South Oak Cliff 'cage fight' case not about geography, race (national story)

Russia bans baby seal hunting

France hit by new wave of nationwide protests (somewhere between one to three mil strikers)

Obama puts immigration reform on docket

Unproven oil alternatives could spell disaster say Saudis

In AIG flap, it's not just about bonuses anymore

House Passes Bill to Punish A.I.G. Bonus Recipients

Chavez Runs Short of Cash for Takeovers as Oil Slumps

Pakistan Accused of Link to Kabul Attacks

Judge allows Abu Ghraib detainees to sue Va contractor for torture, rejects immunity claim

NY AG gets list of AIG workers who got bonuses

Global crisis 'to strike by 2030'

NY Cuomo: Tainted deals included Carlyle Group

13 firms receiving federal bailouts have unpaid taxes, congressman says

China backs talks on dollar as reserve -Russian source

Bomb attack kills Afghan MP

ATF takes aim at deep 'Iron river of guns'

Bush Decides to Write a Book on Decisions

TARP inspector general says Bush administration specifically considered and approved AIG bonuses.

Palin rejecting federal stimulus money

Professors: Stewart, Colbert's tactics unconventional, effective

Mark Danner: Bush Lied About Torture of Prisoners

Citigroup Said to Commit $10 Million for New Executive Suite

Buick ties with Jaguar for first in J.D. Power dependability study

US Army Confirms Israeli Nukes

Dollar slides after US Fed plan

Bill Would Allow Texas School to Grant Master's Degree in Science for Creationism

So what's being done on DU about Bayh and his gang of 15?

Photo of Charles Manson is released by prison officials

Uh Oh, Exploit code targeting major Intel chip flaw to be posted 3/19/09

KeyBank Lays Off 120 Workers

Calif. lawmaker sees potential $1.5 billion in marijuana taxes

US prison population dwarfs China and Russia?

A Soldier Speaks: Lessons from Vietnam

Day in 100 Seconds - Covering Their Bare Assets

More Evidence Of Bush/Cheney War Crimes!

Dodd: 'Staff-Level People' Talked About Defanging Bonus Provision

Marriage Redefined by Real World Not Republicans

Cutting Thru The Bull on Financial Meltdown


Will Ferrell crashes CNBC show

C-SPAN: Mark Danner on Torture

Shimmysham The AIG Dummy

President Obama on immigration reform

Snide little man Karl Rove calls Gibbs a "junior high smart mouth"

O'Reilly Talks Dirty

Democracy Now: Bush Lied About Torture

Rachel Maddow: Bush Administrators Go to Jail

Barack Obama Said It: We Need Single Payer

Jim Cramer thinks Jon Stewart is wrong to blame financial media

Democray Now. FMLN wins El Salvador election!!

Obama in Costa Mesa California today

TYT: Will Geithner & Summers Continue To Protect Bankers Over Taxpayers?

Robert Scheer on AIG Bonuses, the “Backdoor Bailout” and Why Obama Should Fire Geithner, Summers

Obama on Leno: What Are Risks, Rewards?

Republican Hoover White House: No Bonus For Army Veterans

Republican Coach Takes Jab at the President’s Bracket

Robert Scheer on AIG Bonuses, the “Backdoor Bailout” and Why Obama Should Fire Geithner,Summers Pt2

Rachel Maddow: It doesn't trickle down

"The Pope is clearly condemning many many people, innocent people, in Africa to death... "

GOP Flip Flops on Executive Pay Restrictions

Morning Joe: Lawrence O' Donnell reduces Eric Cantor to babbling nonsense

Predictions: Obama on Leno

Schwarzenegger Introduces President Obama, and Defends the Economic Recovery Bill

TYT: Limbaugh Defends Bonuses for AIG---What Does Cenk Think?

Keith Olbermann on The Tonight Show - 03/18/09

Acorn spokesman calls out FauxNews for their lies and smears, unhinged "anchor" goes apoplectic

Whitehouse to GOP: Where Were You?

Colbert introduces the new word 'Twatted' on the Today Show *LOL* (00:29)

in TOMBSTONE, Kurt Russell shows how to deal with Wall Street

Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) can't say what he'll do to recoup AIG bonuses

Wal-Mart Hourly Workers to Get $2 Billion in Bonuses

(D) Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan Comes On TYT To Talk AIG, Bonuses & Geithner

Rachel Maddow: Lawrence Wilkerson on the Dangers of Dick Cheney

Rice says she never linked Iraq to 9/11 - ha ha ha ha ha ha !!!!

TheRealNews: Historic Power Shift in El Salvador

AIG's Edward Liddy Reveals Envy of G. Gordon Liddy

Fannie plans bonuses of $1M for 4 execs!

The Case for Hoopsteria

States cope with rising homelessness

Medical Marijuana: Compassion, Common Sense, and Law Enforcement Finally Meet

Earth Hour - 3/28/09, 8PM to 9PM

David Horsey cartoon: Pirate Ethics

Just kiss the Republican party goodbye

Ron Paul, and Paulistas, Make the (Sexy and Dangerous) News

Gene Lyons on another education President

AlterNet: Does America Face the Risk of a Fascist Backlash?

What Ted Haggard Learned from a Male Prostitute

Bush the Deciderer to Write Book About Whiney Excuses

How the Fed Failed to Tell Obama About The Bonuses (WaPo)

It bears repeating

Florida GOP loses ground among new voters

Commentary: GOP's "small government" talk is hollow

AIG Loses Some Cover in Court Decision

In Iraq, a boy named 'War' turns 6

Bartcop Gets It

Making the News: A guide to getting the media’s attention (UTNE, reprint from RedPepper)

'Obama's anti-outsourcing may hurt global trade'

AIG, Ed Liddy, and Me in NYC, Part II

A Party of Amnesiacs

If Bernard Madoff were a Doctor

Madoff's accountant faces fraud charges

Joe Klein: Don't Panic About the Economy

Forget AIG Bonuses - The Next Bailout is Here

David Sirota: Lying Or Incompetent - Either Way, Geithner Needs to Be Fired

U.N. panel says world should ditch dollar

ELIOT SPITZER: Scandal not bonuses but banks paid back in full who already got bailout bucks

Marie Cocco: If You’re a ‘Little Guy,’ a Contract Means Nothing

Rachel Maddow: Evan Bayh and his "ConservaDem" coalition

ROOT OF RAGE: Is our democracy Wall Street's bitch?

No Return to Normal: Why the economic crisis, and its solution, are bigger than you think

Indian CEOs raise H-IB visa issue with Obama Administration

Pete Seeger's 90th Birthday Celebration . . . unbelievable lineup! . . .

The Age of Stupid: New Film Gives Us a Painfully Realistic Look at Life in 2055

Chinese Study Projects Methane Emissions From Rice Agriculture Have Been Overestimated - Nature

Naked Spaniards in seal-cull protest

Dupe - Mods, please delete

With 80% Loss In Caribbean Coral Cover Since Mid-1970s, Reef Fish #s Falling Significantly - AFP

Hudson Bay Polar Bear Average Weights Down 22%, Cannibalism Rates Rising - AFP

UK Chief Scientist - Expect Perfect Storm Of Environmental, Energy, Migration Problems By 2030

Good News - De-Icing Antarctica Could Take 1,000 Yrs; Bad News - It May Already Be Too Late To Stop

Large Humpback Sighted Off Hong Kong - First Instance On Record In Territory's Waters - Reuters

Potsdam Institute - Odds Of Major Disruption In Planetary Climate Better Than 50% - Science Daily

Arctic Sea Ice Survey Team Finally Gets Much-Needed Supply Airdrop - AFP

An innovative wave-energy generator (cheap, easy, and reliable)

Climate Action Partnership Top Contribution Recipients - Inhofe, Barton, "Texas Freedom Fund"


Felipe Sixto Gets 30 Months in Jail


Group says files show US knew of Guatemala abuses

CUBA FM: Power Shake-up Won't Alter Foreign Policy

CUBA - MINREX on Restoring Relations with Costa Rica (en and sp)

MARK WEISBROT: El Salvador's Left Wins Historic Election


HAVANA JOURNAL: End of embargo and Obama at Summit of Americas

Scratching Each Others Backs and US Human Rights Politics (Cuba "dissidents" and US gov't.)

LOS ANGELES March 29: Film - DECLASSIFIED: Godfathers of Havana (2006)

Another twisted Myriam Marquez op/ed: Rationale for Cuba embargo strong as ever

RELATIONS with CUBA: "And then there were none"

Top US diplomat visits El Salvador

Ctr. for Const. Rights Argues before IACHR that US should be prosecuted-3/20-Live Streaming

Yesterday's State Dept. Briefing - Cuba's "dissidents" (plus a good laugh)

Policy update in Calif. to prevent heat deaths (last summer over a dozen died working the fields)

Bernard W. Rubenstein, labor lawyer (Vet of WWII and voice for the workers past away)

Iowa bills would protect families, strengthen child labor laws (in response to packing house bust)

Pressmen's union approves contract concessions with Star Tribune

Department of Labor may roll back union disclosure rules

NLRB rules against National Union of Healthcare Workers

Massachusetts manufacturer facing $110K OSHA fine

OSHA orders Connecticut-based air carrier to pay more than $400,000 to employee it terminated

Strike looms as actors negotiate commercials pact

AIG execs vs. UAW workers

Want a job? Try health care

GALLUP: Majority Receptive to Law Making Union Organizing Easier

Firm clears Fire Chief McDonnell of financial wrongdoing while union president

Today in labor history Mar 19 New York City moves to condemn and seize Fifth Avenue Coach

Limpballs: "One day Tony Soprano will walk in with a lead pipe and he will start beating people...

Working People Not Heard At Obama Administration's Vermont Health Care Summit

A lesson in AIG bonus math

Economic Report: Utah Is Most Economically Competitive State In U.S

International Labor Conference In Iraq Announces New United Labor Confederation!

New York Times columnist who demanded concessions from auto workers, “makes case” for AIG bonuses


Stallworth legally drunk when he killed pedesterian

Why the heck hasn't this photo been posted here yet?

Venezuela eliminates USA in world baseball classic

How can such a lively, jovial group of fans like such a boring sport?

Coach K disses Obama's basketball picks

Gay marriage gets recognition — in the dictionary

3rd Action Fair for NJ Marriage Equality: Sunday, March 22nd, 2-5pm

Vatican defends pope's stand on condoms as criticism mounts. (Cross posted from R&T)

Sen. Kerry working to reunite married gay couple separated by immigration problems

Gay student banned from wearing rainbow

I finally uttered the words "I am gay" to my class

Opinion: Lobbies will clash over 'stimulus' plan for Palestinians

The writing on the wall (Amira Hass)

I am going to a training to be a better community organizer all weekend at the Audre Lorde Project

Former President Katsav indicted

Israel swoops on Hamas as prisoner-swap talks fail

France calls on Israel again to free certain categories of Palestinian prisoners

In Israel, recession pressures boil over into looting

Is Lieberman a fascist?

IDF in Gaza: Killing civilians, vandalism, and lax rules of engagement

New Durban 2 statement still singles out Israel

Troops Admit Abuses

Israel vows to improve minority, prisoner rights

Israel arrests Hamas political leaders

Israeli army uses PIs to spy on suspect dodgers

Hamas threatens Shalit amid talk delays

Health-Care 'Reform' - or Insurance Industry Preservation?

Once Reviled, Black Hebrews Now Fêted

A question: Mast cell stabilizers (ie Nasalcrom) and infection

Key Argument for Incentives Questioned

FedEx 3Q earnings tumble on weak global economy

GALLUP: Weekly Economic Wrap: Consumer Mood Improves

Did the Fed just shrink the dollar?

THe "Bad Bank" idea will not die.

Did you see what happened to the dollar today?

Fed Spending Hundreds of Billions on Bailing Out OTHER Governments

China's Stimulus Fattens Its Agriculture Firms

Russia/China Call for Talks on US Dollar

The Federal Reserve banks---private or not.?

The Coming Dollar Collapse

Man shoots himself, kills 1 and wounds 2 in his home.

UK Bans Angelina Jolie Commercial-Ignore, already posted

Ad featuring Angelina Jolie ordered off UK TV (AP)

I'm Surprised that the Sporting Clause

Feinstein Urges Tougher Gun Laws to Prevent Mexico Violence...

MARCH photo Contest Finals

bird is the word

in keeping with our bird theme today...

Help Maestro find the Cardinal in the blossoms - and who knew they have a beautiful song as well?

Blooming Bradford Pear in the morning backlight.. an attempt at HDR

does anyone NOT have any bird pics

If I knew "bird" was on today's menu...

Tea Time

Spring Has Sprung

not birds

Some birds of 2008 for the day's theme

Golden Sunrise on the Pond.. An Autostitch Production..

New hobby to go with the old hobby . . .

Another Autostitch Production.. Pastoral Scene..

Bluebirds are nesting in my yard. I checked the box

Feel good pictures

Japanese Tea Garden and a bird.

asheville.... downtown night no hdr

Who wants a link to my birding forum?

Get out your drool guards

‘Stop loss’ to end

Ala. sheriff says he asked Rucker MPs for help

Officials: Afghanistan set for civilian surge

Leaders testify in D.C. on high suicide rates

House committee OK’s Roth option for TSP

Obama backs down on vets insurance billing

Mullen, Cartwright nominated for 2nd terms

DoD to bring families to Dover if they choose

Sailor, soldier accused of assaulting girl, 17

Turning military training into college credit

Judge elevates lesser charges against Kreutzer

Republicans propose big jump in VA spending

Inouye questions treatment, rehab of war vets

N.C. Guard unit trains for deployment

Army: AWOL reservist to be disciplined

Ballistic missile intercepted in Hawaii test

UN: 2 piracy networks operating in Somalia

Last NC CH-46 squadron soon to have Ospreys

Court upholds dismissal of Hadithah charges

Six years into Iraq

Troops may withdraw from Iraq, but issues will remain

Exit strategy is still forming

Gates: Dover media coverage to start in April

Number of USFK school-age children on the rise

Army pledges more work to lower suicide numbers

Gates says stop loss to end for all but extreme cases

Pentagon to Phase out 'Stop-loss'

Nigeria Next Stop for APS Nashville

Tankers on Top of AF Shopping Lis

Kandahar Unit Prepares for More Troops

DoDBuzz: Irregular War Shift Accelerating in QDR

(Military Times) Op-Ed: Thank a Soldier

Woman who said Marine raped her changes story

Alaska Base Expands for Brain Injured

DoD contracts for 3/18/2009

US Army Confirms Israeli Nukes

Obama will pull his call for 3rd party VA coverage today.

Does this mean my Dad might get covered?

There's a few changes coming to this forum.

UFO post in GD:

The Game of Loss and Lack

Happy Spring Equinox!

Test to test the differences politically/morally etc

Meta Art - Patterns Reveal/Conceal

Is anyone else having a very bizarre Venus Retrograde?

The Creationist version of "Two Cows"

Vatican defends pope's stand on condoms as criticism mounts

A Philadelphia-area rabbi is in line to become the new executive vice president of

Anyone reading Bart Ehrman?

Atheist Author to Battle Christians at Book Expo

Gambia President holding witch hunt, killing people.

Plan Would Limit Prison Chapel Books

Have you seen this search site? Addict-o-matic

This is how the pros make crepes

Could the theist versus atheist alternative be a false dilemma?

Delicacy of the Wild West Lives on for Those So Bold.

Just a little prayer/good thought thread for Tab and family.

Authentic Chinese?

What's for dinner? ~ Thursday the 19th Edition

Soooooooooooooo.....anyone have any favorite sourdough recipes?

I want this! NOW.


More Evidence That Intelligence Is Largely Inherited: Researchers Find That Genes Determine

I am curious (question for atheists)

System Restore, what does it do?

Virtual Box question

An Ubuntu question: where the hell is the photo folder?

Any great computer hardware types around?

Why I have found John Kerry's rhetoric on the Israel/Palestine conflict disappointing.