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Archives: March 20, 2009

Where are you on the Religion/Belief scale?

Will Interest in genital waxing wane?

Hell no, he shouldn't go. At least not yet.

Republicans vote to increase top tax rate to 90%

Pawnshops Boom as Rich Feel Gloom: "So long, flat panel"

Isn't it ironic that Bill-0 has a list of "far left" smear merchants

Top 5 Habits to increase your life...Yahoo Health

Gay student banned from wearing rainbow

EIGHTY FIVE REPUBLICANS in the house voted to RAISE TAXES today!!!!!

If you would simply watch AIG's CEO's testimony, your questions would be answered.

I just un ignored my list

CEO's. Now I understand their pain.

Tenn. bill delayed that would gag gay students, teachers

Heeeere’s Barack…...Leno

Geithner's new lying strategy.

Uh Oh.. Heads Up .. Keith has a SPECIAL COMMENT TONIGHT!

Actual legislation (H. R. 1586) appears to exclude "commission" from the definition of bonus.

Don't close Gitmo! Use it to jail the CEOs and repub crooks.

Gawd ...... that's JARRING

Happy Birthday worst foreign policy decision ever

HOLY SHIT! I just realized that Rick Santelli reminds me of Quark from DS9:

Poll: I believe Oil is unlimited and/or I believe in abiotic oil

Apparently, Another Freeper Got A Visit From The Authorities

Save the earth - homeschool, grow your own pot...and other things to do

Sweet Lemonade from AIG Bonus Lemons

Hedge Funs Are "The Ultimate Beneficiaries" Of AIG Bailout (WSJ)

Was The Rachel Maddow Show just censored?

Palin rejects nearly half of state’s stimulus funds meant for education, health care, and labor

As a great cartoon character often says, "Good Grief"

Weekly Most Annoying Republican Poll

"Palin Rejects 30 Percent Of Stimulus Cash"

Keith is on a roll...surprised GEM$NBC hasn't pulled the plug on him yet.....

Was Eliot Spitzer Taken Out Because He Was Going to Bust AIG?

MI: unarmed young marijuana activist shot in chest by cop

Obama gets Rebubs to vote to tax the uber-rich at 90% inside his first 100 days- AMAZING! n/t

Internet Archive to unveil massive Wayback Machine data center

We all say things sometimes without thinking it thru completely.

Bruuuuuuuuuce...Daily Show...Now

Self deleted.

Self deleted.

Ky. officials accused of election-rigging scheme

I'd like to talk about the Whitewater Scandal from the 1990's

State of Birds just Released, and What You Can Do:

I'd like to talk about homosexuality, abortion and taxes

I'd like to talk about bluestateguy's very short attention span!

I'd like to talk about the O.J. Simpson trial

Did Congress & the Senate vote to give AIG the money?

I'd like to talk about the Forced Busey issue

I'd like to talk about the Forced Busing issue

I'd like to talk about how Steve Bartman cost the Cubs the pennant in 2003

Chicken parts -- Where'd they come from????!!!???? AGGGHH!

Greta's botox has spread to her brain

Come on, Andy Rooney - reading GD now is like a season of Rooney spots!

Where is the official DU thread: Obama on Leno?


Step away from the computer

I'd like to go to bed now.

I'd like to talk about concrete floors in our family room...

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

I'd like to talk about the flag burning issue

I would like to talk about funding for after school programs

Anti-gay screed by local Texas GOP official proves that Republicans love teh gheys

Fascinating few minutes

Oops. Obama gaffe on Leno?

Bush’s book deal fetches just $7 million.

Bomb squads... (AIG)

Fast Car

Leno may have handled the intro poorly - made decisions we dont' like- but our President

Tim Geithner was just caught groping a cutout of Rick Warren while Tweeting Bristol Palin at DLC HQ.

Tim Geithner was just caught groping a cutout of Rick Warren while Tweeting Bristol Palin at DLC HQ.

I'd like to talk about: Troubled Texas students forced to fight in cage

1,500 Friends and I are on local TV tonight

Look, I Know Leno Is A Comedian, Not A Journalist

Obama Insults Handicapped People On Tonight's Leno

If they are too big to fail...?

Dear President Obama......Don't trust your friends "too much".....

"Has the Iraq War been successful?" Please DU this POS poll.

When you live in absurd times, sometimes (in a free country) absurdity is all that cuts through the

U.N. panel says world should ditch dollar(Reuters)

You know, George W. Bush never once put his foot in his mouth.


Pontiac, Michigan “restructures” schools, fires entire education staff

Autoworkers end factory occupation in Windsor, Ontario

Is it Nice or just Creepy to try to thank a teacher you had thirty years ago?

President Obama's appearance w/ Jay Leno coming up now on west coast.

Wait, wait, wait... let me see if I got this straight...

Navel-gazing again?

I salute Obama and Leno.

Healthy San Francisco program costs substantially less than private health insurance

We still fighting?

No. 2: Tearing Down the Walls

They Were Against It Before They Were For It

What's Morning Ho saying?

And there was the Comment. It was said while everybody was laughing at a previous joke

Million Dollar Christmas Turkeys...

E&P: 'How Did Newspapers Get in This Pickle?'

Stephen Colbert Loses To Michael Steele In Rap Battle

Army Veteran Protester scales VA building to hang sign

Iraq Veterans Against The War: Our Troops And Iraqis Are Still Dying

So .... we all cheered when Begich won in a squeeker over Stevens .......

House Approves 90% Tax on Bonuses After Bailouts

Obama doesn't have time for this nonsense.

Quick turn on Keith Olbermann now to see his last show!

Is there a forum for household hints? I have a question about a fabric stain and DU is my best

David Sirota: A Government of Men, Not Laws

President Obama made a very thought-provoking and scary analogy yesterday...

Spring Equinox

FYI BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN is tonight's guest on The Daily Show w/Jon Stewart!!!

After The Crisis: A Parody of 15 Corporate Logos

Dallas school accused of staging fights

What happened to the Reagan documents that made Bush write Executive Order 13233 in the first place?

Its Snowing in NJ

Getting the US out of Pakistan's internal politics

Ooooh! Willy Geist takes a white Hummer stretch limo to work

Now for something a bit different,

Slaughter of the Seals in Russia is Stopped By Vladimir Putin

Release the hounds! Regulators Worldwide Scrutinize Bankers’ Pay

Eating for Peace

Don't open that dictionary ,it's filled with liberal propaganda!

Oil Back Above $50 Per Barrel; Expected To Rise

Analysis of yesterday's DU poll on trade and immigration

A.I.G. Sues U.S. for Return of $306 Million in Tax Payments (some related to offshore tax havens)

A real whodunnit: Former AIG head denies he started exec bonuses

FYI-Obama's Special Olympics Comment is no different than someone using the N word.

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

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

Chill out, folks. Obama has a lot of catching up to do.

Awww, this is so cute.

Curious about the bonuses. Does it seem to anyone else

Head Injuries and the Uninsured

AIG Is Being Abused: "It is as bad if not worse than McCarthyism"

Battlestar Galactica Final Episode Warning (no spoilers)

AlterNet: One Soldier's Tale of How War Drove Him Crazy

WaPo: CIA Official Accused Of Rape To Be Dismissed

I was looking to buy a new car until ...

gw bush book. His 12 most important decisions

There are certain times when it is just best to get off DU because

Obama apologizes for Special Olympics comment

The Merrill-Lynch-Mob

Please DU this WaPo comment page attacking Congress for getting the AIG bonus money back.

Is there a family connection from "Hank" Greenberg (AIG) and Greenburg-

Inflation Fears Grow After Fed Prints $1.2 Trillion

The real CPAC - Right wingers and right wing racists come together at conference

DVD-gate continues: Digital Protection Thwarts PM Brown

A.I.G. Sues U.S. for Return of $306 Million in Tax Payments

Who Prefers a Public Health Insurance Option?

How the story changes...

Obama's Message to Iran

Obama's Message to Iran

Today: SHOCK AND AWE DAY, 6th anniversary bombing of Baghdad. What are you doing?

What did Obama say about the Special Olympics?


Freshman Florida Congressman Alan Grayson (D-FL08) questions AIG CEO Edward Liddy for names

Rhode Island strip club to host job fair

Court blocks Bush administration rule that allowed concealed, loaded guns in national parks

The only people who expect Obama to be "perfect" are the same ones who "hope" he fails

Just got the "Mystery Shopper" email scam.

Just got the "Mystery Shopper" email scam.

Certified Special Ed. Teacher and Special Olympics Volunteer here:

Certified Special Ed. Teacher and Special Olympics Volunteer here:

Madoff To Stay In Jail

Now the Repugs are being all PC...

Gay Obama Nominee Succeeds as Values Turn on Rescuing Families in Distress

Obama offers Iran 'new beginning'

War Protest Music Redux.....

Two lamebrainers on MSNBC, (one Lindsay Graham ?) whining President Obama "out of

Where do conservatives get their definition of "perversion" anyway?

Crime is rampant I tells ya! Rampant!!

Sarah Palin says she will only accept 69% of her state's stimulus money.

Rage Against the (Corporate) Machine

Obama apologized for his Special Olympics joke.

Barney Frank on "Republican amnesia"...

Navy ship and submarine collide in Strait of Hormuz - ship leaking diesel fuel - sub reactor ok

The Most Pervasive Combat Injury Among U.S. Soldiers is Invisible --

Lessons for the west from Asian capitalism

if *it happens, how do you sell gold fast to get food?

if *it happens, how do you sell gold fast to get food?

Buzzflash needs some help

Palin rejects nearly 30 percent of stimulus funds

Happy Spring

CNN Poll Quick Vote

they don't need another law just to punish the AIG guys, you know why?

empty, foreclosed houses causing job opportunities


OMG! Freaky Fundie Lady at work just attributed Natasha Richardson's death to Canadian health care..

A.I.G. - It gets even more unbelievable...

Reclaiming Democracy and The quote at a time

Connecticut’s ‘Rodeo Drive’ Abandoned as Hedge Funds Collapse

Sen. Sanders / Olbermann on 'Real Time with Bill Maher' Tonight

Trial on sex charges starts for former Missouri lawmaker - “I woke up to my hand on his penis"

received hugs from Italians saying "I LOVE OBAMA"

It's Springtime and the nuts are falling!

RICO. The law is there to fix this mess.

Question about the Duke TIP program

A word about Special Olympics.

Meltdown in the Drug Industry - Speaking of Toxic Assets...

Should Bastille Day be our Pitchfork Day?

The Big Takeover

Coming to a Police state near you. Choas is cash.

North Korea detains journalists with Current TV

Tauscher Signals Leftward Shift on Arms Control, Differs Sharply From Bolton

Hospice brings partners for resident's last dance

Pimps, Metro’s coming for you!

Change Comes to Washington

We still need to take the fight to the media

How Has Obama Been Handling His Job As President So Far?

I don't like the term "special needs".

I Fought the Law

Joe The Plumber Tells Conservatives: "I'm Horny"

NFL player Stallworth was legally drunk during fatal accident, source says

Asia Times: Free markets are not rational

Water is the next liquid gold ....

Tapper the Twitterer Instigated Special Olympics Tempest in Teapot.

Squeaky wheels . . .

One of my Walmart Clients (Computer Repair) was SO happy about her "Bonus".I didn't have the heart..

More newspaper industry misery: Unpaid furloughs and pension freeze at Newark Star-Ledger

Casino on fire in Joliet, Illinois

Casino on fire in Joliet, Illinois

Much more offensive than what the president said about S.O. is his

Florida Freshman Progressive Democratic Congressman Alan Grayson explains why AIG went broke:

NYT ignores Special Olympics gaffe focuses on (trans) fat joke from earlier in the day.

Ohio Joins State Sovereignty Movement

Daughter shot after pouring out father’s gin

(Vermont) Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously recommends authorizing same-sex marriage

U.S. Postal Service to Close Some Offices, Offer 150,000 Early Retirement

24/7 cable news. fair & balanced: Lets take a look.

Obama's Special Olympics comment was thoughtless and out of character...

Obama's "penance" for the Special Olympics remark: White House bowl-a-thon for Special Olympics..

Making a solar panel out of - powdered doughnuts?

Where was this reporting during the bush administration???? Unreal. nt

Jaw dropping... CNBC, the stockers are wanting Obama to step up and save them

Dana Bash - The joker

Connecticut:.. Bus tour of AIG executives homes on Saturday.

Who is the nastier piece of shit ...... ?

It is my observation that # of jobs posted in FL @ Careerbuilder & Monster has declined dramatically

Desperate Japanese head to 'suicide forest'

Boston Globe has some breathtaking images of submarine volcano erupting near Tonga

Is Billy Bush subbing for Kathie Lee on the Today Show?

Naked teen with poodle charged with assault

I do not give a fuck about any "contracts" that award huge bonuses to companies taking stimulus $$$

Which/who gives you more pleasure?

VERMONT Senate panel approves gay marriage bill

Spitzer will be on CNN talking about AIG Sunday at 1pm and 5pm!

My formerly positive views towards Minnesota are vastly diminished

My formerly positive views towards Minnesota are vastly diminished

Most important news story of the week (ending March 20, 2009)

From Three Decades as a Colonel and Diplomat to Six Years as a Peace Activist

Take Chairman Miller's Quiz of the Week!

Al Franken’s 2015 Letter to his Grandchildren

I am autistic. I have participated in the Special Olympics. Obama's remark didn't offend me.

Dear Elites... Please tell us common people once and for all which of these phrases are offensive.

Republicans Are Confusing Me - I Thought They Were Dead Set Against Caps On Exec Compensation

Katha Pollitt: "Love Me, I'm a Conservative" -- On Douthat & Kristol

Obama Visit Draws Highest Tonight Show Ratings In 4 Years

Galactica Fans...Eddie Olmos speech at the UN

Stupid PUMAs, Stupid Republicans and the Presidential Gift of DVDs

Has anyone tried to stream Sam Seder lately?

Obama has a 67% favorable rating--but it's only 42% in the South (86%in Northeast)

Great News! First Lady to break ground on White House 'kitchen garden' !

The Bonfire of the Vanities?

Does anyone care? Did anyone notice?

If You're Not Busy I Could Use Help With Idiot Freepers At YouTube

Freeper gets visit from Secret Service

Excellent Article on the Death of U.S. Journalism

Are you sick and tired of hearing what we can't do...

Marriage redefined in Webster's - fundies erupt

The Secret War Against American Workers: The Unemployment Story No One Notices

‘Abuse’ Raises Question About Law for Disabled Workers

I just called Jon Kyl's office

How would Republicans respond to the amount and strength of attacks (That Obama receives) on Bush?

How would Republicans respond to the amount and strength of attacks (That Obama receives) on Bush?

Cosmetics maker takes stand against seal hunt

Bravo Governor Richardson! For repealing the death penalty in New Mexico

New 'outer edge' poverty due to forclosures in remote areas

Management Analysis

MSM - formerly tranquilized lapdogs transformed into a pack of howling jackals in 60 days

Scorn Trails A.I.G. Executives, Even in Their Driveways

AIG Shows Why We Need the Employee Free Choice Act

Norm Coleman's Lawyer Done?

Key Element in Obama Afghanistan strategy: Lure foot soldiers away from Taliban

Pink elephant is caught on camera

BuzzFlash is in Serious Need of Your Ongoing Financial Support. We Hate to Think of the Economy

Top stories of the week from Capitol Hill

How To Destroy the Government in Three Easy Steps

AIG Primer: Dean Baker

What Is The Rationale Of The Repug Governors That Are Refusing Stimulus Funds?.......

AIG Is Not To Blame

Goldman Sachs-Welfare Queen: According to Newsweek

Inhofe: The ‘Middle Eastern mentality’ is ‘worse’ than Nazism.

Armed Homeowner Drives Away Intruder, Police Say

Jobless rate at 11.2% for veterans of Iraq, Afghanistan

Ollie North sold missiles to Iran...

More education idiocy from Texas

Rights groups appeal to Americas for support in Bush torture probes

Sallie Mae puts college out of reach of more students

More on the significance of the El Salvador election from Mark Weisbrot.

The Federal Reserve vs the European Central Bank

Unemployment Understated, CEPR says

Hillary Clinton named "Global Trailblazer" by Vital Voices Global Partnership last night

White House plots

Give the stimulus money that states reject to the Special Olympics

U.S. Postal Service to cut 1,400 jobs and offering early ret to 150,000 - Reuters

Media Matters: Petition to CNBC to stop acting as Unofficial Mouthpiece for Wall Street!

Buick ties for 1st place in JD Power Quality survey, beating Lexus. Hey Shelby still think domestic

Olbermann says Obama made off color joke about his bowling, involves special olympics.

What is the outrage about people wanting elected political opponents to fail? I wanted Bush to fail

165 mil to AIG, Repuke/MSM outrage, 3.6 bIL To Merrel in Dec, not a word

How about "Tomb-stoning" any DUer who ever again mentions "Joe the Plumber?"

While we're all fighting here, I'm making calls for a special state senate election

This is Tax Weekend for me, and I have a complaint...

Fiorello LaGuardia, arguably New Yok's most beloved mayor .....

Posted without comment, headline at Townhall

Peeking in my old community to say hi. "Hi!" **waves**

As travel declines, aircraft 'boneyard' in Victorville fills up

CSPA Action Alert: Legislation to Eradicate Striped Bass Introduced

Time: Governor Ronald Reagan calls the strike and boycott "immoral" and "attempted blackmail."

Obama and 34th Cousin Jefferson

Comments on H.R. 1388?? (the GIVE Act)

CNBC rocks!! Advocates new $250,000 annual minimum wage for skilled workers!

Sometimes I'm just amazed by people's cluelessness

'Made in India': Lawmakers call foreign steel a slap in the face to U.S. workers

Where was the outrage?

Fox News’s Brit Hume Warns That Because Of Blogs, Future News Will Be ‘More Partisan’

Top Afghan clerics urge Saudi-led talks with Taliban

Can dittoheads be "cured?"

'Alarm' and 'soul searching' in Israel over reports of army behavior during Gaza war

Shameless stalker whores at TMZ pipe in on Obama's Special Olympics gaffe

Is Kieth Obermann the worst person in the world today....

xpost: Driving is down again

Iran blogger dies in Evin prison (BBC)

Reminder: KO will be on Real Time with Bill Maher Tonight

The Fox News Blackout Of President Obama

Hey.. Weren't Republicans Protecting Executive Bonuses Two Weeks Ago?

Just checked out this website

Author of Barbie Ban Bill Gets Applauded

Friday Night Bank Bust Special: The Credit Union Edition

Toddler in coma almost buried ALIVE; parents charged

What an annoying, foppish little man

Food Bank Friday March 20, 2009

Competing Utopias - Republican America vs Progressive America

Throw tomatoes at AIG from MoveOn

Pro-Poker Legislation Will Be Introduced in Coming Weeks

MORE BREAKING NEWS: Colorado National Bank and Teambank have been seized after failing stress tests!

William Komlo, Fugitive Ex-NFL QB, Killed In Car Crash In Greece: Report

say "Au Revoir" to 3 more banks......

Kick if you are going to a rally/protest/march this Fri/Sat/Sun to say "Bring the Troops HOme Now"

Homeless Campers to Be Moved out of Sacramento's Tent City

Hitting the breaks for a dead wringer.

My simple solution to the AIG bonus situation. Find out who the

Does Helping Beggars Really Help?

China backs Russia's call for a rethink of the US dollar's status as world's sole benchmark currency

About self-fulfilling prophecies...

He's Back...The Return of Elliot Spitzer...

Someone please tell me how cops can get away with this

Someone please tell me how cops can get away with this

Is anyone watching Pat Buchanan on Tweety

Is anyone watching Pat Buchanan on Tweety

Obama only wishes he could bowl like a Special Olympian. So do I, for that matter.

A question for those in their late 50s .... 60s .... 70s ..... older .....

"The best president America never had"

Report: MSNBC ‘in discussions’ with Ed Schultz for ‘full-time’ job.

Report: MSNBC ‘in discussions’ with Ed Schultz for ‘full-time’ job.

My aunt and her dog were attacked by a pit bull today.

Turns out the peons at the banks are at risk of losing their performance bonuses

ABC News: From CEO to Pizza Man

Actress Died From Clot That Compressed Brain

4 years for

When I was in the hospital a couple of months ago

Was the Prezz's "gaffe" cut from the Tonight Show? I have watched it twice and CNN showed him

Post on a RW board: "If the Dow goes much higher, we are DOOMED!"

"Those who think that nuclear power would be a cheap and clean way......

Why is this UnConstitutional??? cofounded by Jim Cramer lays off 18 employees

"Shock and Awe" -- The most sick and vicious act of utter cowardice in modern history.

I want this man to run for elected office. Please GOP, make it happen.

Will I be like the Great Depressioners who saved tin foil?

RNC rubbed off on Democratic Rep in St Paul, MN.. propose a disturbing snooping Bill

Why did the Treasury let Lehman Brothers go under??

What Leno said was MORE offensive

Obama on Leno last night explained the Aig fiasco in a very smooth talking way...

I would like to say this. Seriously.

Choice can sometimes be a really, really rotten idea

The Rude Pundit - Sarah Palin to Alaska's Poor and Special Needs Kids: "Suck It, You Dirty 'Tards"

Mentally Challenged instead of Retarded / Retard

This Ass On CNN With Wolf Is Saying President Obama Is Overexposed.....

My first anti-Michelle Obama post.

Geithner and Summers AIG Bonus Timeline

I Just Want To Say This: Obama Already Is And Is Going To Be The Greatest President In History

Suze Orman To Bush: "You Owe The American People Every Penny

Dem Congresswoman Blisters Obama Admin: “They’ve Got Explaining To Do”

your car radio could be helping conservative radio.

4th dog dies during Iditarod race

BusinessWeek: Wall Street's Economic Crimes Against Humanity

Paul Bremer's new career: "Vermont Artiste" . . .get them while they're hot!

Anyone here remember the 2005 A.I.G. Accounting Scandal??? Here's a reminder...

President Obama reaches out to the Iranian people in a new video with Farsi subtitles

Bush Administration & Special Olympics: "Why Would You Want To Help Those People?"

Communism failed. Capitalism failed. What do we try next?

Throw some tomato's at AIG

Ok my fellow Racists, we don't have a wide angle lens, how do we all get in the same picture?

What do you all think about this newly emerging phenomenon of physicians who only accept cash?

Was his comment offensive?

Rolling Stones' Matt Taibbi: I find it incredible to believe that Geithner didn't know

Homeless people use their money for alcohol and drugs. Face it.

Legal pot debuts in Midwest

Trickle up. I think this could be a democrat concept..

Do you use terms like "retard" (non) or "retarded" (adjective) derogatorily?

Detroit's jobless rate hits 26-year high at 22.2%

Why Business is Hysterical About Card Check...And Why America Needs It

Survey: Faith, Bible Not Essential to Good Parenting

BREAKING: Top two coporate credit unions have been seized by National Credit Union Administration.

Coleman Attorney: 'I'm Done'; Concedes Franken 'Probably Still Ahead' After Contest Verdict

Do any Obama cogniscenti know any specifics of what his health care plan will look like?

Headhunters are making their way through at least JPM, Bank of America and probably Citi and others

PBS: Dean on NOW says if we don't get healthcare this time, we don't get rehired.

A room full of mouth-breathing wingnuts gets Joe the Plumber "horny"


The latest New Yorker Magazine Cover

Krugman: The White House is "owned by the wheeler-dealers."

Krugman: The White House is "owned by the wheeler-dealers."

Rotten at the Core

When we start rationing gas, what should the limits be?

SIX hours elapsed before Natasha R. received specialized trauma care.

So we can tax British Citizens (The AIG division was British) with an American Tax?

Bailing out Wall Street and the Big Banks is a Republican policy.

Celebrating Lawrence Ferlinghetti

I just had to help hubby take his best friend to the hospital for psych/alcohol/suicide

If Friedman’s Economic Model Is a Complete FAILURE! Why Is Obama Ignoring That Fact?

Florida House committee oks bill to further deregulate telecoms, allow steeper rates.

U.S. Agencies Advised to Release FOIA Information to Public, Replacing Restrictive Bush Policy

Can't believe there are so few posts on this... China and Russia meeting to dump the dollar

World's deadliest spider found in Tulsa store

Drove through the Ninth Ward in New Orleans the other day - took some pictures

I just had a really bad "I miss Randi Rhodes" pang. WTF is she? Goddammit.

OK, explain this to me like I'm a complete idiot because I don't get it, Part 33 1/3.

I prefer Queen Latifah to Rihanna as a Cover Girl role model

Question: what's the current accepted term for the "mental retarded."

Well, here it is. Palin lashes out at Obama over 'Special Olympics joke'

Remember...2,192 Days Later

Sen Webb's office will not say he is NOT a Blue Dog.

WIRED: The Secret Formula That Destroyed Wall Street

Indian steel for pipeline angers laid-off U.S. steelworkers

If they take back the A.I.G. bonuses, no one's bonus is safe

Paul Krugman: Thoughts on AIG

The belief that the wealthy are worthy is waning

Oh fair Wal-Mart, transparent motive much? Wal-Mart hands out ass-load of compensation to employees:

Why men are happier

Why men are happier

Failing Florida schools face sanctions. Using "disaster capitalism" to privatize public schools.

Two teens cited in video torture, killing of cat

NOW we are getting to the heart of the matter: Goldman Sachs lobbyist is Geithner's Chief of Staff

Move Over Jacko, Idea of Communism is HOTTEST TICKET in Town This Weekend

I am putting together a walk a thon!

Do you dream...???

if you want to improve education, improve the society.

Have you found BuelahWitch?

why isn't the NCAA tournament spread out over 5 or so channels?

Why is my money infested with little round stamps?

This is bloody brilliant: WW II in pictures

Have you ever put an operating system on a USB flash drive and booted from it?

A message from my Mom. :)

Have you ever taken a money bath?

Do you like this poll?

From Eno to Eagles - can it be done?

Boo Noobs!

a few pictures, in the hopes someone has an explanation

The lights on Broadway were dimmed for a minute at 8:00 for Natasha Richardson

The fundamentals of the economy are fundamental.

Would anyone here be in favor of a topic forum for writers?

Top 5 habits to increase Life Span ..Yahoo Health


Tom Hanks

Did Hamilton get what he deserved?

Muck Fichigan

Some really cool & clever advertising graphics on city buses.

a song for LeftyFingerPop

Into the Woods was like the bestest movie ever...

You know Pete Seeger is going to be 90 this year?

Got a *** out of ***** review for the latest "Queen Victoria" book!

How do you unfriend someone on Facebook?

RevActs! I want a divorce.

Seeking advice from New Yorkers

I'd like to talk about concrete floors in our family room...

From the concert in my sig line pic...Neil Young, MSG 12/16/08: Cinnamon Girl (YouTube)

Tabloids and gossip rags make me sick

Okay, which of you spiked the punchbowl in GD: P?

Prez on NBC..Lenno

Is it wrong to look forward to being put under, for a medical procedure?

Why is it that some people make you feel comfortable with them right away?

Do animals have souls?

Trashy TV: Okay, who watched "Millionaire Matchmaker"?

Spiders On Drugs

I'm gettting wi-fi, and I don't know from where.

Birthday present advice needed...

What music video weirds you out?

Asheville Firefighter working

Sex and the City animated?

I can't stop listening to this song over and over again...

wipe my MOUTH

so what do you think PaddyBlueEyes REALLY means when he

kitten picture of the day for friday march 20

xposting for flvegan: killer spiders found at Whole Foods

Silver linings--my fridge is broken. Very broken.

"Shit your pants" funny reverse prank call

Battlestar Galactica marathon all day and 2 hour series finale tonight!

It is the start of Spring.

Some light humor - "Muppets Reenact the Continental Congress"

Should I take this personal?

What happened to Democratic Underground?

Lookie! My art stuff


Sunset - Please read disclaimer first

FOXES (the movie) on YouTube

Post deleted -- accidentally posted twice.

Seriously scarey thought!! WHAT IF....


NJ wasn't to ban the Brazilian wax


Haven't googled "Google", but I'm guessing it's Eric Carle's birthday?? Awesome...

If you are from Texas, I need help IMMEDIATELY please please please...

Good morning Lounge

Battlestar Galactica Final Episode Warning (no spoilers)

BREAKING NEWS: Brazilian wandering spiders found in Oklahoma!

My latest MUST WIN on eBay

Well now, you'll never guess who I ran into on my morning walk.

Who the fuck lives in Cleveland

The word of the day is "crunchy froglets". Replace a word in a thread title with "crunchy froglets"

I think I spooked my new neighbor(s)

Pink baby elephant!

Punk Rock/Oi/Ska fans, check it out:

According to K - her Harriet Tubman presentation went well.

4 hours post ungood shrimp, I'm fine. Have I mentioned that y'all are pretty nice people?


An observation about the concentration of Republican idiots.

Can files from a DVD be copied on to a 4 GB SD Chip?

heads up to potential foxy ladies in the northeast

I just painted my nails for the first time in years.

Whon, Texas

My hometown was listed 9th most dangerous city in the world,at this website.

My ex is on day three without smoking

Favorite Noir Film?

A bunch of my favorite links "appear to be broken" according to google.

The bestrepresentation of College and fun and drinkng and fucking around

Room with a View

gw bush book. His 12 most important decisions

So, I don't venture out of the Lounge, so I'm going to post Obama's message to Iran on the occasion


I'd forgotten that I had managed to archive this.

So a coyote tried to tear our dog a new one

Man loses tooth as bowlers brawl over etiquette

I want to get a Master's in Creationism

10 Famous "Late Bloomers"

big bay leaf

Give me a lake that I can dive into

When did appliances get so shitty?

Everything suddenly went dark in here. The lighbulb burnt out.

My psychiatrist said I'm still crazy

Chicken parts -- Where'd they come from????!!!???? AGGGHH!

A project I was supposed to work on just got cancelled.

NCAA Tourney check in thread!

NCAA Tourney check in thread!

I Fought the Law

New portrait

I stopped in at 7-11 for my morning coffee, and the guy in front of me

Need some vibes folks

Today I passed an SUV (naturally) with a "Palin-Jindal 2012" sticker.

D'oh! I shoulda had a V8 or gave up GD & GD:P for lent.

big gay boobs

I like laughing at people.

How awsome would this be? my idea to make it ALL about the World Baseball Classic

I want a set of Tweels.

nooo my cheesecake has 3 small cracks.

I locked my keys in my car.

Forget Teslas, THIS is the progressive's dream car

Well Lounge, I'm off to Amsterdam.

Can someone explain precisely why it's dangerous to heat a room with stovetop gas burners?

I just recieved the movie "W" from Netflix in the mail. Now,

Damn, I might have stayed in Missouri 12 years ago...

Ever notice that when you hide an obnoxious thread

**Spoiler** OMG this has been a funny bit....who else watches Ellen?

Tonight, I'm writing a poem about death...

Dear Elites!

You're probably all wondering, so I will keep you in suspense no longer.

man boobs ***WARNING***

VIBES NEEDED: I am on my way to the ER with chest pains and light-headedness. I am




Warning to Battlestar Galactica fans regarding tonight's finale

I liked watchmen...

Movie characters who you most associated with * and Cheney.


Just so you know, I can name that tune in SEVEN NOTES!!!

I'm such a LOST geek...

Take a break !

Take a brake!

Need those mellow lounge vibes

Today we find out which of us admins will be let go.


ER UPDATE: Phew! Not a heart attack! My ekg, x-ray, blood tests were all




Should I write myself a check for $19.95

Its Beer thirty. How's your bracket doing?

if lisa and i could have a biological baby...she would be very cute...

Just for the record - you're all f~#*@!g NUTZ

I have to watch "W" now. Or my mother is going to go into fits.


Argh - my LOCAL news led with the Special Olympics comment

Khon Kaen, Thailand + "Amorica" = Heaven indeed!


Bounce em if you got em

Men with big hands and big feet


Extreme Sheep LED Art



Check in with how long you have been smoke free.


Who the fuck lives in Mentone, Texas?

A live one in GD:P!


Why is it that people who habitually talk bad behind people's backs

+1 ain't what it used to be

I just got a new wallpaper today.

this thread needs your attention and you will not regret it

Why do Republicans and Conservatives Like Blondes?


Family trip to Washington DC in May. DC residents... tell me what out of the way places

If Republicans make Joe the idiot Plumber horny - what makes you?

Anyone up for creating DUville in meatspace?

I quit smoking over 18 years ago and had the worst craving yesterday

Go Hilltoppers!!

I am thinking of buying a front load washer.

The 5 stages of "old man".

What do you do when..

Would you change who you are based on how others see you?

My cheesecake pics

Struggling with a pet issue

I'm going to Columbia, MO - what should I do?

Fixed Gear Bikes are for emo poseurs and are inherently dangerous.

A live one in GD

I'm on pins and needles, waiting for them to post the grades from Final Exams. Ask me anything.

big bay horse

Well that was the shortest performance review I've ever had...

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Fri 3/20/2009)

If there is not a scientific explanation for it

Human Tetris

I can't believe how HUGE I was pregnant.

"Cougar Cottage"

My son is great at sharing things

Best Post-Classic Bowie Album

Friday's College Basketball/NCAA Tournament Thread

Why are accounting departments rabbit warrens?


So who here has a busted NCAA bracket already?

Ncaa March Madness Poll

Higgins High School teacher arrested after allegedly masturbating in classroom

What's your favorite smell?

Fuck it. You're on ignore. All of you.

I have no comment about teh Special Olympics comment.

I think the death of Natasha Richardson is absolutely tragic.

FREE concert in Columbia, MD this Saturday

I have a special request ---- PLEASE

Vince has a new product to sell you. The Cock Shot

Movie Quotes

23 years clean and sober today.

Why would a person wear a Bluetooth earpiece during a Tai Chi class?

Question for Everyone who hates Grammar-Nazis

Can someone please supply me with some fresh EYE CANDY!?

What celebrity product endorsements have irritated or upset you?

Vegetable Garden at the White House!!

Do we have a RIGHT to Food, Shelter, Healthcare, and Security?

Final Four/Fantasy Fooball/Baseball - What's the allure?

We've Been Brainwashed Into Thinking The AIG Bonus Tax Is Revolutionary

From Jay Leno's opening monologue tonight:

The Nation: Investigate A.I.G.:


God, I love Lawrence O'Donnell. He screwed over Cantor and is

MI-Gov: Cherry's Numbers are the Pits

Answer truthfully or it's lights out for the puppy

Answer truthfully or it's lights out for the puppy

So they're mad at Obama for filling our basketball brackets

As long as we're talking about the Special Olympics... From the Onion:

Official Special Olympics Comment Post Count Thread

*** delete***

Let's have some perspective here.


keith olbermann special comment on citigroup ceo.

So, if I understand this correctly....

My bowling is SOOOO bad, the Special Olympics committee would

The President Also Said This on the Tonight Show

Ish Kabbittle.. My first negative Obama post

I'm thinking we need to call them "The Republican Potty"

President Obama flew over our house!!

I don't want Kay Hagan to be a blue dog.

WH Deputy Press Secretary Bill Burton clarifies "Special Olympics" comment.

Reminder: Obama named Kareem Dale as a special assistant for disabilities policy.

President Obama on The Tonight Show (TRANSCRIPT)

Self delete, wrong forum

We might as well push the button on the Nuclear option and end the filabuster

y'all take your 'Special Olympics comment' with your various level of outrage...

I am concerned

It's official (as if this is new ........... )

PHOTOS The President on Leno. Not literally.

Anyone else see what Keith just said about Obama on Leno tonight?

Arguing on the Internet is like ....

Obama on Leno: Washington's like American Idol, except everyone is Simon.


My 85 y/o Mother Stayed Up Past Her Regular Bedtime Tonight To Watch Pres. Obama on Leno.......

Obama tells Leno he was stunned by AIG bonuses

Michelle Obama talking to students at Anacostia High School (challenged DC public school) today

Obama insults the mentally disabled

Burr weak in new poll

I'll Bet That President Obama Shows Up At The Next Special Olympics

My brother is autistic with severe behavioral problems and lives in a group home

What a great interview! My President Rocks! Perfect!

President Obama announces First Dog news on Leno

Obama's stupid 'special olympics' joke is proof the man is human.

Delete...Dupe post

I suspect this newest outrage will be just as damaging as the "Girly Dog" outrage of November 2008.

"Patience,please!We can feed Obama to the Limbaugh lions if he fails Or maybe not,should he succeed"

*****I'm a LEMMING. Going to delete mine too!!!*********

Obama just released a video speaking directly to the people and leaders of Iran

No more Chris Dodd and no more Tim Geithner!

Have we discussed President Obama's lovely message 'Blame Dodd' Attacks Ignore Facts

U.K. leader can't view Obama's gift

Ha ha! So, that was a big to-do about nothing. (Special Olympics remark)

Connecticut Working Families plans Saturday bus tour of AIG executive homes

President Obama's Disablitity Agenda

Don't know how old these are, but Barack and Roll on Youtube

Who Here Thinks Sarah Palin & Her Baby Will Have Cameras All Over Them Tomorrow?

For all DUers who need to get a grip:

Is there a point at which the Government simply cannot afford to

If only America had been this offended by a Special Needs joke in 2000...

Meghan McCain Knocks Obama For Going On Leno (And Gets Her Facts Wrong)

The defenses of the Special Olympics remark here are like the Special Olympics

Western NC GOP Calls Youth Voters "bunch of easily led, useful idiots"

Its creul and unusal punishment to penalize employees for the trangresions of the employer!

DOJ Policy on Marijuana Riles Grassley

Former AIG head denies he started exec bonuses

I'm sorry to say but Obama just isn't doing that well.........

Republicans Vow to Slow Bonus Bill

The Least Deserving Best Picture Winner?

Remember Finger-gate? PortaPottie-gate? Convention Column-gate?

A Tale of Two Headlines

So Obama was referring to Leno's reaction and not his low bowling score? You mean we overreacted?!?

Geithner admits he Screwed Up again

Illinois Special Olympics lobbyist on WGN radio told positive story re: Senator Obama

NYT gives thumbs-up review of 44's Leno appearance, doesn't make big deal out of small gaffe

Surprised the repubs are not screaming about Obama having time to bowl

Obama's next gift to Gordon Brown: TV and DVD player

Raise your hand if you've NEVER EVER made an off-color joke.

I'm not sensing that this Obama Special Olympics joke is getting much traction in the MSM

A.I.G. Sues U.S. for Return of $306 Million in Tax Payments

I really don't understand the massive outrage over the stimulus bonus amendment


Suze Orman To Bush: "You Owe The American People Every Penny Of

Weren't Most Republicans Opposing Exec Salary Caps Just Last Month? Why The GOP Outrage?

Brad Blakeman (nasty Repub.) on why Obama shouldn't "go on comedy shows" or "make brackets"

We are too Big to Fail....

Obama Administration Sides With Wal-Mart Workers

How is the GOP going to spin this economic crisis?

Found! The SHITTIEST Job In The World!

Iran's Reaction to President Obama's Video Message

Heavy Sigh

If Bush had made the same comment, there would be ZERO threads defending him.

Iran gives cautious welcome to Barack Obama video message

Where was President Obama's message to Iran played?

Watching for Pitchforks: corrosive anti-establishment rage brewing across America

Why we are printing $1.2 Trillion (super simple explanation)

David and Susan Axelrod's war on epilepsy

There is money in the Stimulus Bill to increase funding for sped kids

Off With the Bankers

SEVENTEEN (this makes 18) f*cking poutrage threads already?

Will Congress Pass Ponzi Healthcare?

Republicans can't criticize the President's gaffe without looking like hypocrites...

Bernanke defends big bank bailouts..chickens come home to roost on the republican strategies

At This Point, AIG Should be dissolved and it's function operated by the Federal Government

Bush would've been skewered had he made the S.O. quip but actions, records and reputations matter

MSNBC First Read: Despite Gaffe, a Steller Performance by Obama on Jay Leno

MSNBC First Read: Despite Gaffe, a Steller Performance by Obama on Jay Leno

Imagine how OUTRAGED the rightwingery would be had Pres. Obama said THIS...

DU warfare and all that - where do you stand?

Watch AIG's payouts, not the bonuses, Spitzer says

Foreign Relations Chair Kerry applauds Obama Iran video

Jake "The Tool" Trapper blocks fellow "journalists" from commenting on his Twitter feed.

I just figured it out. Obama is receiving less pay than G W

Mitt Romney: Obama 'is learning on the fly'

Health Care: the people's financial crisis!

AIG bonuses are a distraction.

PPP Poll: Obama crushes Palin in 2012

Well, if the MSM can't drag down Obama, they can distract from what he's doing

Gardener in chief! White House garden details.

Beware of Stock's Witching Hour...

Rapid Declines in Manufacturing Output Spur Global Anxiety:

Did some one mention Palin :Palin hammered for rejecting stimulus money

Is there any knowledgable Obama supporter willing to describe his health care plan?

RW Media Having It Both Ways - Article "Bonus Tax - Way To Destroy Economy"

Theres a freeper in the hometown paper

"The ex post facto clause applies exclusively to criminal punishment and poses no difficulty here"

After Years Of Lies, WSJ Concedes That [EFCA] ‘Doesn’t Remove The Secret-Ballot Option’

Baseball team offers bobblehead doll for MN next Senator

Democrats Likely to Bypass Senate GOP on Health Care

The IndyMac Example: Nationalized, Cleaned Up, Sold

I must admit to I enjoy Freeper Madness from time to time

I must admit to I enjoy Freeper Madness from time to time

President Obama to speak at three Graduations

President Obama's commencements: Tradition

Obama’s Political Operation Gearing Up Big Time Across Country Tomorrow

Happy Nowruz!

Throw (virtual) tomatoes at AIG!

Attitude and Actions needed to help pass the 2010 Budget will be like fighting the GE once more!

Personally, I don't see how that's an insult to Special Olympics. It's more like "I'm like these


To those that think the Special Olympics issue is not resolved, what else should be done?

South Carolina Governor Rejects Stimulus Money

Chuck Todd said the WH is happy with Obama's performance on Leno.

Obama will be on 60 Minutes and then primetime Tuesday night.

Holdren, Lubchenco confirmed for Obama posts

Behind the story: Barack Obama’s message will seep through

Maxine Waters covering her butt by going on the offense against Obama

Defending America's Parasite Class

Nielsen: Obama visit a big boost for Leno ratings

Call it what it is - the Special Olympics comment was not a smart thing to do but.....

folks, most of AIG is holds $19 trillion of life insurance policies in the US

Remember when Obama's bid for the Presidency almost ended because he couldn't bowl?

BREAKING: Obama Leaves Toilet Seat Up, Enrages Women's Groups

The AIG bonuses really are a mess...

Once again the President has outclassed many of his most vocal supporters.

POLL RESULTS: If the 2010 elections were held today, which party would you vote for? Tied.

**To GD:P in an hour of need**

ROFL! Republicans Tried To Set A Trap, But BOOM Goes The Dynamite!

Perfect Opportunity- Special Olympics Champ to Barack: Bring it On!

While Obama was making a bad joke, Sarah Palin was rejecting stimulus money for Special Education

Obama Scores for Leno - 4th highest show in Leno's 16 years

Obama: We Should Make It Easier for Workers to Organize

Are those incentives from southern states worth it? Toyota, Nissan and Honda don't think so.

A bunch of white men take millions in bonus money yet its the black man in the WH fault

Nora O'Donnell is getting on my fucking nerves!

Goldman Sachs "made a profit as AIG used some of its federal bailout money to cover its debt"

Olberman special comment on Citi's Pandit and other greedy financial execs: "Class economic rape"

why do people persist in bringing RW talking points here

Black Georgia Lawmakers Storm Out In Obama Resolution Fight

Krugman: Preliminary thoughts on the tax bill:

not sure I should do this, but it seems like a little perspective is warranted:

Sarah Palin For Prezident

Bloggers claim that Obama used the term "Water Head" to make fun of the mentally disabled

PHOTOS The First Lady Gardener

Compare media's "concern" about "Special Olympics" comment to their snarky dismissal of insensitive

Important Presidential History was made yesterday, but it may not be what you think!

Guys...let's take Obama off his pedestal...take him down a notch...

Shock at Rick's Cafe: Obama is being attacked for everything?

I get so depressed by these phony outrage eruptions

The Special Olympics "outrage" is why this country is failing

Fox News' Neil Cavuto praises Obama-Leno interview

Special Olympics asks Obama to consider hiring athlete

Special Olympics...outrage.

So-called liberal blogs trying to throw Obama under the bus

CNN Ratings Collapse

Obama called Special Olympics before Leno aired

Mika needs an Intervention asap

My "Into the Woods" salute

Russian/Obama ice-cream, any one?

Why are so many DUers working to undermine Obama and help the GOP?

Krugman blames the Obama people for tax bill, says "there wasn’t much alternative at this point"

Awww FUCK IT!!! I Tried!!! I REALLY REALLY TRIED To Give Obama The Benefit But Now I'm DONE!!!

Obama’s Moment is Passing Quickly: "He should seize the moment, shitcan his inept economic team"

Ed Schultz, MSNBC In Talks About Joining Network

"It's over - we're officially, royally fucked." MUST READ on the economic crisis: it's a REVOLUTION

RIP Spacebat

Palin yells at Obama for his poor comment about Special Olympics and yet she cuts funding for them.

Great Moments In Songwriting

Land boost for Brazilian Indians

Mexico nabs suspected cartel leader without a shot

Next Scandal: Unpaid Corporate Taxes

White House to break ground on 'kitchen garden'

California Wins Settlement From Omaha Voting (ES&S) Machine Company

On Leno, Obama cracks joke about Special Olympics

Madoff Employee Breaks Silence

Obama cracks Special Olympics joke on Leno show

Yuma County (Arizona) unemployment rate hits 22.5 percent for February

North Korea says to reopen hotline to South

Obama speaks to Iranian people in video message

'Duke it out': US school accused of encouraging bare-knuckle fights in cage

30 armed militants killed in Afghanistan

UPDATE 2 - Venezuela Chavez to nationalize Santander bank unit

In Silt, Bangladesh Sees Potential Shield Against Sea Level Rise

The belief that the wealthy are worthy is waning

Artist defies Web censors in a rebuke of China

Iraq, Afghanistan Vets Lead Jobless Numbers

Bernard Madoff to Stay in Jail After His Appeal Is Denied [11:22 a.m. ET]

Criticized for alleged detainee torture, Britain orders review

Senators propose registry for poisoned Iraq veterans

British credit card details on sale in India

Goldman CFO feels no guilt over AIG payments

Pirates seize Greek ship in waters near Somalia

Nuclear Submarine Damaged in Collision Near Iran

Pakistan rocket attack 'kills 10'

Report: Chinese soldier shot in southwestern China

Iraqi family sues ex-Blackwater guard over death

A.I.G. Sues U.S. for Return of $306 Million in Tax Payments

Intelligence made it clear Saddam was not a threat, diplomat tells MPs

Attorney General Issues New Freedom Of Information Act Guidelines (Overturns "Ashcroft Doctrine")

Ohio's February jobless rate highest since 1984

Obamas to Plant Garden on White House Lawn

JP Morgan told to explain India outsourcing plan

Threatening text prompts 3-school lockdown in Del.

Ex-soldier in 1989 China crackdown reportedly held

Ex-Soviet group pledges NATO help on Afghanistan

UPDATE: Citi Names Crittenden Citi Holdings Chairman

Two more RNC protesters acquitted

Obama ‘stunned’ by millions in AIG bonuses In first late-night presidential spot

Former President Bush visits Treasure Island

Gov. Bobby Jindal may accept refused stimulus money for expanded unemployment benefits

Citigroup plans reverse stock split

Madoff set to remain behind bars

Jobless rate at 11.2% for veterans of Iraq, Afghanistan

U.S. suspends aid to Madagascar

IBM's workforce in U.S. declines in '08 but grows overseas

A.I.G. Sues U.S. for Return of $306 Million in Tax Payments

Dodd's political stock tumbles in Connecticut


Overseas credit card scam exposed

US flag-burning marks war anniversary

China Dismisses Retaliation Fears Over Coke Decision

MA congressman meets Chavez in Venezuela

Most Guantanamo Detainees Are Innocent: Ex-Bush Official

FBI planting spies in U.S. mosques, Muslim groups say

Austria frees 'murder pits guard'

Courts Need More Staff To Manage Spike In Bankruptcy Filings

Oil giants have “cornered the market” on Western Slope water rights, study says

California economy worsens, unemployment at 10.5 pct

Obama Apologizes for Calling His Bad Bowling 'Like the Special Olympics'

What's the most offensive thing a president has ever said?

Budget deficit to hit $1.8 trillion this year

Another marriage petition cleared for California

China not boosting South China Sea naval presence

Nestlé's Inspectors Saw Rat Droppings, Rejected Peanuts

Coleman lawyer predicts Franken win at trial, promises appeal

US Navy Submarine And Ship Crash Near Dubai

Circuit City cuts board members and more executives

Many Iraqis held by US to go free

Goldman (Sachs) rejected offers to settle AIG trades at discount

Law for 90% tax rate could be hard to overturn

KY Election Officials Arrested, Charged With 'Changing Votes at E-Voting Machines'

Judge Blocks Rule Permitting Concealed Guns In U.S. Parks

George Galloway banned from Canada

The AIG execs are the real elitists

R.I.P. Space Bat: A tribute

Countdown: Lawrence O'Donnell on Pelosi's Tax Trap for Repubs

AIG bonuses 'BULLSHIT'

Governor Schwarzenegger Joins President Obama At L.A. Town Hall Meeting

Jay Leno asks President Obama about the White House bowling alley

Obama on The Tonight Show (AIG, The Economy) PT. 2+ 3 (link to FULL)

Senate Republican Hypocrisy

Christian Conservative Liars: Malkins fake anger over threats to AIG

CNBC host: Wall Street companies can’t ‘be run well’ by those making under $250,000 (1:51)

Phil Donahue on Hannity (3/18/09)

Obama on The Tonight Show (AIG, The Economy) PT. 1

New AIG Commercial

Republican invents *new* unnatural ways to suck (00:27)

Maddow Takes A Look Down the Memory Hole

UK Channel 4 Covers IDF Soldiers' Claims of Civilian Killings

David Shuster's Hypocrisy Watch: GOP Upset About Bonuses

French workers (they are in the streets again!)

WSJ commentator says big business is 'bringing out brass knuckles' to fight EFCA

Washington Republicans Should Shut Up And Start Cooperating

Young Turks: Geithner Admits Treasury Pushed for Bonus Loophole

TYT: Republican Busted w/ Two Hookers, Gets Beat By Wife w/ Toy Guitar

Young Republican questions his party

The President's Message to the Iranian People

The Award Winning Joe The Plumber

From Barack Obama to Iran With Love - with Farsi subtitles

The Obama 'Gaffe' On Leno

Rachel Maddow: Bush wants to write the 'authoritarian' version of his administration

Israeli soldiers claim attacks on Gaza civilians were permitted

Rachel Maddow discusses Afghanistan w/ Dexter Filkins - Jeebus, can we just get out of there now?

Evan Bayh's "Name That Obstructionist!"

Rep. Brad Sherman laughs right in the face of ridiculous CNBC fatcat

Milton Friedman on Donahue (2:24)

wtf. Glenn Beck and Penn Gillette laugh about domestic terrorism.

Young Turks: Fox's Megyn Kelly Fights w/ ACORN Guest

Dallas School Accused of Staging Cage Fights

TYT: Laura Ingraham LIES About Calling Meghan McCain Fat (Analysis After)

WH Veggie Garden Groundbreaking

Raw Video: Undersea Volcano Erupts (Tonga) 3/19/2009

Keith Olberman Special Comment- ENOUGH! 3/19/2009

TYT: EC Gets Busted On Bonus Vote

The Economy In Two Different Eras of Democrats

New whistleblower claims over £1bn Barclays tax deals

"Loan Shark Protection Act‘s."

Latest CIA Scandal Puts Focus on How Agency Polices Self

Bush Book to be Changed, From '12 Decisions' to 'Ten Plagues'

Mexico's Respectable Trade Retaliation

"When it got really bad, I dumped 5 tons of sand into my basement to remind me of Afghanistan."

Congress Passes New Law: AIG Execs 'Have to Be Our Butlers'

Robert Parry: Framing Obama -- by the WPost

AIG, Citing Security Concerns, to Merge With Blackwater

NY Times: AIG Tells Employees to “Avoid the (One Man) Demonstration” at HQ Building

Canadians Find Other Ways To Be Heard

The Rich, the GOP, AIG and the Tea Bag Revolution

Debate Over ‘Israel Lobby’ Clout Returns

Alabama to get $3 billion in Economy Stimulus Recovery Funds

All the Rage-Republican heads explode over AIG bonuses.

Bailouts help expose culture of greed

Corporate America's perfect storm of waste and greed

President Obama urges states to use the stimulus money wisely VIDEO of speech

Who Prefers a Public Health Insurance Option?

Lennon / McCartney Address the AIG Concern Trolls

Elliot Spitzers page at, worth a read

Tell Us a Story, Mr. President

Rubber Chicken Littles

Why the GOP Nurtures Lies and Myths about Ronald Reagan

Commentary: Boards are real culprits in AIG mess (CNN/Nell Minow)

Rachel Maddow - Rise of the conservadems

“Newspeak” by Bush

Madoff Employee Breaks Silence

One Soldier's Tale of how war drove him crazy

Obama’s Moment is Passing Quickly

Glenn Greenwald: Obama's new message to Iran

The Hilarious Hypocrisy of the GOP's So-Called 'Tea Bag Revolution'

Spitzer on AIG: I told you so

Sarah Palin turns down $170 million for Alaska education

On Liberal Bias — Not Just Stephen Colbert Being Funny Anymore

The Fed hits the emergency button

Researcher hacks just-launched IE8

The Glenn Beck Show Generator

Weekend Economists Escapist Weekend March 20-22, 2009


Bail Out the People NOT Banks - March on Wall Street, April 3 & 4


The Big Takeover by MATT TAIBBI

Peak oil notes - Mar 19

ODAC Newsletter - 20 Mar

Please write Congress re: Industrial Hemp Farming Act 2009

Bag A Polar Bear For $35,000: The New Threat To The Species

Report: Nearly all native birds in Hawaii in peril

"Imminent Serious Flood Threat" For N. Dakota's Red River Valley, NWS Warns - AFP

Nestle Inspected Peanut Corp. Itself And Said No - But 3rd-Party Inspectors Gave Firm Thumbs-Up

Canadian Seals Have Reason to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day - Sea Shepherd News

Northeastern states make carbon polluters pay

Victoria Approved For Desalination Plant, But Planned Pipeline May Deliver Far Less H2O Than Thought

Phytoplankton Levels Down 12% In 30 Years Along Northern Antarctic Peninsula - Growing Further South

Audit reveals true cost of manufacturing the Tesla is over $140k

UB Engineers Prove That Carbon Nanotubes Are Superior to Metals for Electronics

It's snowing in New Jersey

Tuatara Hatchling Discovered Near Wellington - First Recorded "Mainland" Birth In 200+ Years - AP

Exposure to insecticide may play role in obesity epidemic among some women

Driving’s down again

Oops! Multi-State Release Of Non-Native Tamarisk-Gobbling Beetle Having Unforseen Consequences

Interior Dept. Study Shows 1/3 Of All US Bird Species Endangered, Threatened Or In Serious Decline

Brown Chemists Create More Efficient Palladium Fuel Cell Catalysts

Bernie Sanders: How to Solve Global Warming for Twice the Jobs and Half the Cost

Turning toxic coal ash into bridges, buildings (CNN)

Buckthorn biomass to be converted into electricity

Volkswagen's estimate on time till electrics have a significant impact consistent with my own. -

Chavez Announces ALBA Meeting PRIOR TO Americas Summit

MA congressman meets Chavez in Venezuela

Colombian activists smeared by abuse of legal system

Colombian gets 34 years in jail for killing scribe

New OFAC Guidelines

Randall Robinson Kicks Butt concerning Haiti on Democracy Now

Colombian Supreme Court orders Minister of Defense to reveal details of Raúl Reyes’ computer

OAS evaluates with Ecuador situation in border with Colombia

Man Killed In Accident At Co-Op (Victim Was 20-Year Employee, Had 3 Children)

Industry Groups Say Union Card-Check Bill Violates Principles of International Law

Contracts Can’t Be Broken—Unless They Involve Union Workers

Report says raids led to higher pay at packing plants

Unions Want Bill To Stop Mis-Classification Of Workers As Contractors

President Obama’s Auto Task Force Gives $5 Billion To Guarantee Parts Payments

Today in labor history Mar 20 "Uncle Tom’s Cabin," was published it publicized the evils of slavery

Pontiac, Michigan “restructures” schools, fires entire education staff

France: Millions strike and march against austerity

Labor cartoon for the week: Exports

Tattoo to mark strike

State Ownership Vs. Workers’ Ownership: A Marxist Viewpoint

A lesson for today on mainstream media during the miners strike

Why Business is Hysterical About Card Check...And Why America Needs It

DU NCAA Pool Standings

Here we go Binghamton, here we go!

OK! Who ever said Bowling was not a full-contact sport...

Seattle proves its UnAmerican, 32,000 watch the boring lame sport of soccer

Topless recruiting key for Vols..

Morgan State player takes down Blake Griffin ... literally

Uh oh. Oklahoma State just beat ut.

Champions League Quarterfinal draws

Uh-oh! cboy4 caught hard at work...

Was it wrong for Obama to make the Special Olympics bowling reference?

Wow. Pitt won despite being fouled on every rebound.

Boxing: March 20-21

Religious group targets delegates 'standing in the way' of WV gay-marriage ban

ACLU Sues High School For Cultivating Homophobia

Vermont Senate Subcommittee Uninamously Approves Gay Marriage Bill

Kansas Senate Committee in favor of banning discrimination on basis of sexual orientation

Founder Of Gay Straight Alliance At Bellevue East Receives Scholarship

Another marriage petition cleared for California

Judge Judy Blasts Prop 8

Cantharidin application(s)

My cat got a rabies vaccine this morning and now I think she has autism.

The Middle East media frontline

A Silenced Drug Study Creates An Uproar

Trouble brewing in Jerusalem

Seven medical labs accused of Medi-Cal fraud

Levy on Shalit, Shalit is not important enough

Israeli crisis deepens

Final Gaza toll shows 960 civilians killed - group

Peres appeals to Iranian people

Aftermath of Israel’s 22 day offensive on the Gaza Strip

Israeli Army T-Shirts Mock Gaza Killings

'Alarm' and 'soul searching' in Israel over reports of army behavior during Gaza war

Israeli soldiers admit to deliberate killing of Gaza civilians

Soldier Says Rabbis Pushed "Religious War" In Gaza

Israel must root out the canker of military brutality

UN Envoy: Gaza Op Seems To Be War Crime Of Greatest Magnitude

'No virgins, no terror attacks'

IDF soldiers refute claims of immoral conduct in Gaza

Vaccine could protect against virus linked to birth defects

OK after hearing and reading ALOT of what has gone down this week here is my opinion,,,

Wall Street Greedheads are unanimously agreed.

Obama’s Moment is Passing Quickly: "He should seize the moment, shitcan his inept economic team"

Execs From Nortel Want A Share Of Millions In Bonus Money……

No Deposit Bonuses at Rival Casinos

AIG Sues Countrywide for Misrepresenting Mortgages

Why Business is Hysterical About Card Check

Why didn't Madoff wait for a trial?

Why The AIG Bonuses Matter

Buick and Jaguar tie for 1st place in JD Power Quality survey. Hey Shelby still think the domestic

AIG the culprit? NO.. Here's the real beneficiary of the bailout money.

Nuclear Regulatory Commission Less Regulator And More Facilitator (Progress Energy)

rumors: possible case involving constitutionality of AWB

Court blocks rule allowing guns in national parks

Fenty ready to throw D.C. gun control under the bus.....

"Case Against Gun-Store Owner Dismissed"

another fire picture I can now use

A technical question

Aftermath of Fire(Following WannaJump!)

M42 Fun

delta pics

The Last Snow Storm- dial-up warning!

German Army PTSD cases on rise

$500 stop-loss pay will begin April 1

Ex-Powell Aide: Many at Gitmo Innocent

Surface Ships on Cutting Block: Polmar

Gates says stop loss to end for all but extreme cases

***Update*** Thank you for prayers, etc

Venus Retrograde (thru June) & Saturn Transit (3.17.9)

Geminis and Spousal Deaths

Someone a while back was asking about other Metaphysical-Spiritual Discussion Forums

Having trouble deciding upon new career path.

Nearly One-Third of U.S. Bird Species Seen at Risk

Hush-hush Archaeology

Rights group names 1,417 Gaza war dead

Happy Ostara !

# # Christopher Hitchens Debates Rabbi Shmuley Boteach [94 min]

President Obama to deliver Notre Dame’s Commencement address

A question for Peace Church people

Vatican insiders declare the Pope a 'disaster'

"Reading the Bible saves lives" ...Hanging on the wall in a physician's exam room...

Pastor didn’t believe her when she said she was molested, so he beat her with a stick.

Thinking about something interesting to do...

That's very sweet of you, but... it was delayed AGAIN

My cheesecake pic.

Crepes tonight!

What's for dinner? ~ Friday the 20th Edition

The Further Adventures of Fiona

My first ABIN5 bread

Ground is broken for White House 'kitchen garden'

Tonight on Black Op Radio.. 9 PM Eastern Time

Corpus Christi City Council and Mayoral election...

Iraq veteran becomes activist against the war

3rd Court sticks to bizarre logic

Four Canadian soldiers killed near Kandahar

British MP banned from Canada

Hey, they changed the GIMP's UI

Well, that was predictable. AIG donations ....

Kerry and Snowe introduce legislation for inventory of broadband spectrum

Interesting NYT article about how key Congressional members are beginning work on Cap & Trade

Coverage of Kerry's speech in NC on climate change