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Archives: March 22, 2009


Financial Times: Bankers whine at prospect of paying their fair share

Chicago's Mayor Daley Can't Understand Why More Conditions Are Put On Cities & States For Stimulus..

Is the AIG bonus scandal a red herring?

A message for fundies of all stripes (religious and otherwise)

CIA reveals it has 3,000 pages of documents relating to destroyed interrogation tapes

Lawrence Wilkerson: Some Truths About Guantanamo Bay

Oliver Wendell Holmes - . . . LEAVE thy low-vaulted past!!!

Pope urges Angolans to convert; stampede kills 2

The Death of Newspapers

Britain: Record rise in unemployment to over 2 million

I knew we were in trouble when an 'elder' farmer drove his tractor

C-SPIN WJ: Should They Investigate Boooosh Regime Terrorism

Limbaugh (on McNabb) compared to Obama (on special Olympians)

Vermont libraries lend garden tools and snowshoes among other items

Opinionist: God Hates Fags - Coming to a School Near You. UK

How Not To Be a Douche - A Public Service Announcement

Sunday morning talk shows summary...

The Blue Dogs will ever be with us.

The injustice of our greed

My plan is to simply die in the yard, why do I need healthcare?

FYI the mortgage crisis thank Phil Graham, Jim Leach, & Bill Clinton

Somali man's return to Minn. has locals buzzing

The Secret War Against American Workers (no, not THAT one - a different one)

Cd We PLS Get This Straight Re- AIG:

I hope the CEOs outraged about bonuses being taxed keep it up ...

Cue the violins: Bank of America Stuck With Real-Estate Chief's Unsold House as Prices Fall

The Nation: The Necessary Eloquence of Protest

Correctly Political Action Alert: Can We Stop The Deepening Fraud of "Unobservable Inputs"?!?

State lawmaker mulling Dem challenge for Specter

Is Anybody Listening? A Testament by Village Academy H.S. students on economic crisis

Venezuelan Army Seizes All Nation's Airports and Seaports

SC Gov.Sanford's Family Collects School Supplies for Operation Iraqi Children

Who came up with the bailout ? Who was actually the first person

why oh why doesn't Obama hire Robert Reich?????

Pretty Woman - 1990

Senators propose registry for poisoned Iraq veterans

Has a ‘Katrina Moment’ Arrived?

DU vibes to Debbie Wasserman Schultz (beating breast cancer)!

K&R this thread if you like kitties

Are We Home Alone -- (NYTimes)

IMO the Economy will not turn around until Obama shows the world

Object Graveyards: The Afterlife of Everyday Things

Wasserman Schultz reveals she's a cancer survivor

Man aims for dog, shoots friend in head instead

What to tell someone afraid of government deciding our medical care.

Chinese-made drywall ruining homes, owners say

Dog up front, 4 kids in back of moving van.

Goldman Sachs Government

Olbermann on Glenn Beck: "Father Coughlin with a crewcut"

After saying no, Republicans taking credit for stimulus funds idea, bad idea?

For the FreepTards praising Arnold Schwarzenegger

Anyone else have snow on their first day of Spring?

Obama's special olympics comment vs. the word "Freeptards"

Federal Trade Commission's plan to change rules on ad endorsements, testimonials worries marketers

The Great Shame

Dittohead LTTE in today's paper...

Photoshop challenge........

universal. single payer. all of these fancy words. here is what i want in health care...


Shell will no longer invest in renewable technologies as wind solar and hydro power/not economic

Banks Leaving Money On The Table - Selling Homes For LESS Than They Could Get! (with video)

Eliot Spitzer on Fareed Zakaria

The other day I was beat up for suggesting that there is certain amount of hatred against cops at DU

Major media outlets yet to report IG testimony implicating Bush administration in AIG bonuses

Cry us a river, AIG

Citigroup CEO protests efforts to tax bonuses - On TV News says CEOs are outraged. Unbelievable

I just ordered some food from Angel food ministries.

All politicians and business leaders can suck it.

All politicians and business leaders can suck it.

Something Stickery, This Way Comes...

McClatchy Newspapers: Obama policies fresh air for medical marijuana advocates

Right America: Feeling Wronged

US forces kill 2 of Afghan mayor's bodyguards, 2 servants & his cook - claim they were 'militants'

"Populism is never pretty." --George Will, 3/22/09

Many bailed-out banks still contributing to campaign funds

Today is World Water Day

Newsweek: Obama backs Holder on release of Cheney-Bush torture memos

Guardian/Observer UK: G20 warned unrest will sweep globe

Why are pro-South threads locked?

Why are pro-South threads locked?

Susie ORMAN to Shrub: "You OWE the American people..."!1

Can someone explain what would happen if AIG goes to bankruptcy?

US adviser sees hope of recovery (BBC)

Like a blind squirrel that finds an acorn...

Maureen Dowd

I have to laugh at Charles Schwab commercials.

After Voting No, Republicans Tout Funds

When the going gets tough, the tough get growing (Delmarva Times)

Has it yet been explained why retention bonuses were pain to AIG employees who were not retained?

O’Reilly: If Cheney had ‘an assassination squad,’he would have killed Seymour Hersh ‘a long time ago

The "Teardrop" monument in Bayonne, NJ, a gift to this nation from

Ning Exposed - Tech Company Scams its Clients

WPost Elitists Feel for Wall St. Brethren

Nila Gardiner, Israeli pimp from Heritage Found. was on WJ.

Anyone watching the Manson thing on MSNBC right now?

"Mama Grizzly forgot her cub" Palin attacked over stimulus money refusal.

Washington Mutual sues FDIC for over $13 billion

Petition and Call in day, March 28th, Dismiss all the charges on RNC 8 and 800

Is the Papal condom issue about responsible population growth?

Judge tosses case against Phoenix gun-shop owner (accused of arming Mexican cartels)

NY Times: Washington’s Not-So-Secret Garden

Remarks by Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano to the National Fusion Center Conference

Remarks by Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano to the National Fusion Center Conference

Guest News for The Colbert Report (03/23/2009 - 4/2/2009)

On balance, the American people are ........

Could H.R. 875 the Food Safety Modernization Act be the End to Farmers’ Markets and Organic Farms?

just based on what's in the news, would Justice Dept. have probable cause on AIG?

Maybe volcano monitoring is important ater all

WTF is Time magazine's article on sex-ed trying to say!?

Horatio? Horatio Alger? Where are you now? You and Ragged Dick?

Wingnuts pushing up selected stock prices -

Fundies: Bargain Porn will wreck America

Hearing VIDEO: Accountability for Violations of Human Rights in the United States

Diebold ATMs Hacked: Insiders Suspected...

Let’s talk about jail time for culprits of AIG fiasco

In case you were wondering - current threat level is yellow, orange for flights

ND/MN spring flood blog. Best wishes to all in the flooding areas.

New imperialists: US & European allies preparing to plant high-profile figure in heart of Kabul govt


ABC News Radio Anchorman Found Dead; Police Suspect Homicide

Madoff did not have an exit strategy?

LA Times: U.S. missile strikes take heavy toll on Al Qaeda, officials say

Wayne Lively: There was a plot that almost tore up the Constitution and destroyed United States.

The Big Lie About the Employee Free Choice Act

CIA and the torture program

Google Pulls Some Street Images

Working for $1.75 hour

How enormous batteries could safeguard the power grid - CSM

Save a Cop's Life!

Crybaby CEOs and bankers threaten to leave over taxes? Fuck them, let them go.

So 4,000 idiots gathered in Orlando yesterday...

FAUXNews needs your special attention this week.

We are not 'taxing' bonuses, we are just raising their interest rate

AP quotes "labor lawyer" who is really an anti-labor lawyer

How about this for an economic plan?

Pres Obama on 60 minutes

PSA from FEMA: Top Ten Reasons to Buy Flood Insurance Now

The 6th Anniversary of the Iraq War, a growing humanitarian disaster

CNN TV is reporting a FEDEX MD11 crashed during landing at Tokyo/Narita

Outta' Work...Outta' Job....where can you move for "Recession Proof Cities?

An Homage to Southern leaders of our Nation.

Surviving A Lynch Mob - AIG Internal Staff Memo

The Next AIG Scandal? Michael Hersh of Newsweek

Workers of the World Unite! ........ Labor in quotes

Amadeo Peter Giannini founder of Bank of America,turned down $1.5 million at retirement.

New Mexico Stealth Creationism Bill Dies, No One Mourns

Government Should Put Onus on AIG Bonus Execs

Based on what you know, what is your opinion of Wall Street executives?

Why Jim Cramer deserved MORE than Jon Stewart gave him

Why do all the right wing radio hosts push gold?

Attacking the "AIG bonuses" is attacking Obama

DUers with econ smarts, tell me why this is wrong

TIME Magazine front cover story - AIG mention in the story of Phil Gramm

Request for new trial on bird-seed ban denied by judge (man can't feed birds in his yard)

This homeless gentleman on 60 Minutes is simply amazing!!

The Repug vermin know that if private insurers have to compete w/Federal health care, it's all over.

A Month of Pulitzer Prize Winning Cartoons - Day 21

Remember that "should bicyclists have to carry insurance" thread--I'm starting to favor it now.

On MSNBC, Tucker Carlson rewrote history to blame Frank for mortgage crisis

Hospitalis hospital-theme restaurant

AIG Employees are getting death threats

WAMU Sues FDIC for $6.5 Billion.........WTF?

WAMU Sues FDIC for $6.5 Billion.........WTF?

The Republicans are diminishing in numbers...big time.... WHY?

Judge throws out lawsuit over fish virus-lawsuit aimed at keeping it out of Lake Superior

New Deal Opposition Came from Republicans (The More Things Change.....)

GOP chief Steele: ‘We lost our minds’ -- The Great GOP Meltdown of '09 goes on

Earth Hour: Power down for 60 minutes on March 28

Iraq: Deaths Rise, Pretense We Care Fades

Interesting thought from Atrios...

Slapping my forehead: Melbourne wants ban on alcohol in glass

US Readies Major Anti-Drug Effort On Mexican Border

Parents and Students Face Off on School Peanut Ban (bus is evacuated after a nut is found on floor)

Manson at 74

Bilbray submits $26 million earmark for Predator drones

Pilots Killed in Crash of Cargo Plane in Japan

Richardson death: Health spokeswoman claims they "always" use private helicopters

Developer of World Trade Center site needs a bailout

Yankees Ask Congress To Tax A-Rod's Bonus (Satire)

Let's pretend war crimes and the economy can't both be handled at the same time

Obama: US Afghan plan must have 'exit strategy'

Mental Health "groups" angered by high taxes on cigarettes and the smoking ban,

The Big Takeover: How Wall Street Insiders are Using the Bailout to Stage a Revolution

Sigh. But of course they are. Church says it will picket Richardson's funeral

World's cheapest car goes on sale

#2 US Shopping Mall Owner Hit With Property Seizure After Failure To Make $95 Million Loan Payment

Help with Cobra and Ceridian "Update"

iPhone Card Counting Scandal Leads To Increase In Online Gambling

iPhone Card Counting Scandal Leads To Increase In Online Gambling

iPhone Card Counting Scandal Leads To Increase In Online Gambling

Why is it the cable news people show men from the chest up and women from the waist up?

Will the corporate media be as upset with Steve Kroft tomorrow as they were with

Fourth Oakland officer involved in Saturday's shootings dies

Man stung thousands of times by "killer" bees in worst Las Vegas attack in 20 years

Anyone else watching "Family Guy"?

Introducing DKos Sunday Weekly Torture "Round-up"

Want to learn more about the Westboro Baptist Church? BBC Documentary right here!

Let's Count 'Em.... How Many WallStreeters Who Destroyed The Economy Have Gone To Jail?

Prayers and vibes please for fallen Oakland Police officers

BE AFRAID! The terrorists are going after utilities next!

So whom did Dick Cheney murder? Maybe we should give this a little thought.

Want to unfreeze lending? Give the Bailout Billions to Healthy Small Local Community Banks...

I don't know if anyone posted this here before...

Anyone have a link to the article about the bus tour

Making excuses for a cop killer...

They have stolen so much that they can actually control things with their money.

forgive me if I've "got the stupid" on this....

Need help looking for photo from a posters Sig Line...

From local Fox affiliate: "$10M Church Opens in Fort Bend"...

Want to scare a republican? Beatles.

I'm NEVER going to the fucking emergency room again!!!

Eric Cantor (R-Mr. Morality) taking bailout money in contributions ???

WTF is it with corporations trying to break up government agencies!?

What's your favorite way to wind up a Freeper?

Jamie Lee Curtis: The Recession (R) Diet

Plane crash; Butte, Montana. Plane may have had kids heading for ski trip

Will Evan Bayh be Remembered as a Traitor to Democratic Ideals?

Bank of America & Citigroup recycled TARP funds into campaign contributions

Larry Silverstein asks for a bailout

Elliot Spitzer - Head of the Securities Exchange Commission..

Is "Are you punch drunk?" an appropriate question for a reporter to ask a sitting President?

You know these people who say: Let the marketplace decide! Don't interfere with capitalism...


A factoid of interest

Death squad leader 'was top CIA agent'

Who will teach the baby boomlet? Warning: long post...

The part of Internet Message Boards you don't see.

Scary pic of George W. Most unflattering picture evah.

Ok the law insofar as medical care


Anyone want to report someone to the secret service?

Anyone want to report someone to the secret service?

Anyone want to report someone to the secret service?

8 years of continuous crime and yet not one person has been charged

Famed moonshiner kills self to avoid jail

I took this picture yesterday and it just haunts me

Would you prefer capitalism or socialism?

"Folks, this IS even worse than I thought" looks like the honeymoon is over

Family, friends farewell Natasha Richardson

The US Government: Of, By, and For.... Goldman Sachs?

This will show your age. What is the lowest legal wage you ever worked for?

Overheard some right wingers talking about stocking up on ammo before July 4th..

Smoking ban angers mental-health groups

Joel Pett sticks it to the Pope. The Pope is an asshole.

This is a bankruptcy bet on General Electric by the third week of June.

Obama Is Dealing With 8 Years of Pent-Up Public Outrage, Not 2 Months of His Presidency

How About a GD: World News Forum?

We torture, we're still in Iraq, we give criminal banks 100s of billions...

W. House officials: Taxing AIG bonuses may be 'dangerous way to go'

Way to get back AIG bonuses? RICO prosecution (or threat thereof)

Obama might not sign the 90% tax on Bonus into law

What is the worst job you have ever done.

The Cold Blooded Murder of Oscar Grant: What Happened 01-01-2009

Hullaballoo blog: " Immature Children Control Our Discourse"..a rant about media.

Some call them parasite businesses. Some call them necessary

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

Recommend and check in if you still think Bush should be prosecuted.

Recommend and check in if you still think Bush should be prosecuted.

BOa's Ken Lewis and $hiti's Vikram Pandit don't like being the taxpayers' bee-yotches

Yet another city says no to upholstered indoor furniture on porches

Yet another city says no to upholstered indoor furniture on porches

Boy, 15, Dies After Police Tasering

A totally unscientific survey about falls: Have you ever had a bad surface fall?

I finally saw "Taking Chance" please tell me this is the standard for every fallen soldier l

The Real AIG Scandal - Spitzer: The transfer of $12.9 billion from AIG to Goldman looks fishier and

Introducing Marty.

What, exactly, is the point of the e-cigar?

I'm on my third bottle of whiskey...

Of course by now, I needn't tell you that this next number...

After submitting a resume, how long do you wait to call to follow up on it?

Sorry, someone normal told me to delete this.

The burns...

So what do you think about this song?


Comedy Central. Lisa Lampanelli - what night is her show? I'd like to watch it.


Poem: Lament On Moving to a New Size of Levi's.

PHOTO: Typical "9 inch" DU males.

I need this shirt.

PaddyBlueEyes gives oshyposhy hives!

There's some dbagging going on in gd.

Always on My Mind - Elvis, Willie, or the Pet Shop Boys?

Needle & the Damage Done

Oh man. There is some real douchebaggery in GD...

it is mCCtata...sorry mcsnippity

Clorox offers $5K bounty for San Francisco's porta-potty pyro

I am trapped at Mctata's house with slow internets!!!!

Under the Bridge

WTF happened to the Return of the Dead series?


You know, I never post much...

Ladies: If THE Abe Lincoln came back in a time machine and propositioned you...

Night. I'm tired.

flvegan is listening to 80's metal. What's everyone else listening to?

Some tool face just called here looking for my girlfriend

That Smell

I'm drinking some Bailey's Irish Creme that expired 9/1976.

Oh for fuck's sake. n/t

Shiver me timbers!

oshyposhy is off her meds and spamming the lounge!

I am so lame. Saturday night, house to myself...

never invite oshyposhy over for a sleep over!

Servalan Sings Pink Floyd

"Shush girl shut your lips,Do the Hellen Keller and talk with your hips."

Goodbye Battlestar

TNF Denali Jacket at SAC $69.28

What song is stuck in your head right now

We saw Fleetwood Mac last night -- fantastic!

Object Graveyards: The Afterlife of Everyday Things

Gray's Anatomy (Spoilers)

Is your pet savage or civilized?

Do you consider yourself to be a rich person?

Ever notice your dog (puppy) only gets a big swollen nose from a bee sting once?

Why have you despots been keeping this MUST-HAVE item secret from me and LaraMN????

Anyone else watching college basketball....

Two of my photo galleries made the editor's picks on Mother Earth News with bonus pics

Create a snarky thread that only a very small group of people respond to.

It is, NOT!


Good night.

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Sun 3/22/2009)

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 3/22/09

Nerdy guilty pleasures

So I'm sitting here reading the NYT web page, watching the basketball game online...

Ok, who among you get sweepstakes mailers? I have a question

Who ran over me while I slept last night?

So I started wearing a watch again today

The only good part about "Knowing" is that my car is in it.

Blackberry Storm users: Love it? Hate it?

I never realized that the Men's Wearhouse guy - George Zimmer - was a big Democrat

Dog up front, 4 kids in back of moving van.

I just watched "Boyz in the Hood". Ice Cube is a helluvan actor!

Anyone have a suitable epitaph in mind for themselves?

If you thought you might die tomorrow, what would you say to people you know?

I am sitting in a coffee shop

Lost Abbey Red Poppy + Stone Double Bastard = Happy Daddy

Do you know someone who never seems to catch a break?

"Hate leads to suffering"

The grapes, the grapes are blowing

Eating an Oreo (CAUTION: Controversial)

On a Bus to St. Cloud

Today during church I found a ladybug on my shirt, so during the hymn I

On the question of cats masturbating.

Where Did Everybody Go?

"The Reader". Troubling, beautiful, well acted movie. I thought

There is no better sporting tournament than the NCAA basketball tournament.

Craigs want ads: Skilled Trade Field (all Training pervided) (Military)

Went to Point Pleasant today

George Lucas is a genius!

I hope you are all sitting down


Why should I trust you?

kitten picture of the day for sunday march 22

So,WHY is the Amazing Race not on now? 60 Minutes??????

"I'm Declaring 3/22 "International Talk Like William Shatner Day"!

It's the annual Sunday Herbsaint vs. Pernod vs. Mastika competition

Arctic Monkeys

Dirty Dozen!!!!!

Hey whats goin on?

Early Sunday Morning Picture Thread (trapped at mctata's)

Back from the ER after a trip in a squad

Silbermond - "Irgendwas bleibt"


Yo Beach Baby...are you watching the World Baseball Classic?

Banned Commercials

I'm thinking seriously of shaving my head.

For my 19,000th Here's to Cris Williamson

Worst DVD treatment of a TV show evar?

So, WHY is 60 minutes not on now? Basketball??????

I'm not pregnant

Do you consider yourself to be a rice person?

Any Flight of the Conchords fans?

I need a strong drink and a stronger cigar really bad.

I'm curious - does everyone who visits GD:P get singed?

I just took the "Which West Wing Character are You" quiz on Facebook. I was...

It's an Ozzy sunday: Blizzard + Diary + Other Shit


HMMM, should I hide the Ed Gein thread or should I click on it

Just saw Watchmen and have one question

Is Hawaiian pizza BAD for you?! ... Ate the honey ham and pineapple but

Lois Griffin just got a job with Fox News

Somedays, writing poetry is like pulling teeth.

What music are you listening to this weekend?

i'm getting buried!

yeah, so i decided to color my hair

Computer/Laptop question tech question re transferring data

I am sitting in a coffee cup

I just heard "revolution 9" in reverse, what have you done today?

Cormac McCarthy hates quotation marks

Pinch me!

Movie Cliche Time

Jack LaLane is telling me to start drinking vegetable juice, so I said

Tell me some awesome music I just *have* to listen to?

What is your Favorite Martin Scorsese Movie?

My Grandma is 77 today. Birthday pics dial up warning.

Post a picture of you interacting with an animal (Bonus points for wildlife).

Is some kind of a great Canadian migration going on?

anyone fly through St. Louis recently??

Were the vampires in Twilight,really vegetarians?

Marathon #3 ... the long road back was a long road

My son doesn't want to take a nap, so he's standing at the door of his room yelling "Anybody home?"

Oh man, I just lost 2 hours and 7 bucks of my life. the movie is: The Knowing. ask me anything.

Help me explain to my son why music should move you, and be passionate

Post your remembrances of pets who are gone.

Belated St. Paddy's dinner coming up

PItt, PItt, Pitt! (spoiler) Go Pitt!

Name the Dylan song from one phrase.

Name the Dylan song from one phrase.

Replace a word or phrase in a famous poem with "rabid weasel"

My poem about Death..."Death's Victory"

For all of you haters who thought my AZCATS didn't deserve to be in the Tourney:

Whats the most angry break up song you have ever heard!

K&R this thread if you like kitties

Kristol Complains That Obama’s Iran Message Is ‘Weak’ And ‘Embarrassing’

I know snails are like pests and such, but why do so many people on youtube enjoy doing it?

Would you consider me a drama queen if I told you...

I have to help my freeper uncle install some CD's this week. If he calls Obama "Sambo" again,

He wanted to put rubber bands on his balls...

lizziegrace appreciaton thread and hugs.....

Something died in my dryer vent

Do you consider yourself an introvert or an extrovert?

I love my daughter. I never dreamed she would be so beautiful. Have a look and rec for the beautif

How much of Tom Waits' persona do you think is real?

Tripping The Rift - Anybody elese seen this show?

Re: Natasha R. Seemingly Innocuous Appearing Circumstances Can And Do Have Tragic Consequences!

I'm five foot six and a half inches tall woman, am I tall or average?

I'm five foot six and a half inches tall woman, am I tall or average?

Dear fellow library patrons...

To celebrate spring, here are some images of two parents-to-be.

A Cat (A poem)

World's Most Terrifying Penises (video)

Bennet Sedacca Dies in Fall....Money manager who blew Credit Alarm and predicted a Depression..

What was on the cover of TIME magazine the day YOU were born?

Why does my cat meow every time she jumps?

Your Sunday LOLcats. (dial-up warning) Aww Inspiring Edition!!

YoungerGreenKid got hurt in gymnastics class and refuses to go back.

28 posts to 30,000. Ask me anything and I try to give you a nice pic, too!

What is the saddest break up song you have ever heard?

Are you a "White American?"

Anyone ever sent mail to Canada? Does it require extra postage?

Is The Godfather III as bad as everyone says?

What books are the Loungers reading right now?

So are we dividing into camps again?

Kerry Requests Asylum From Obama in Case of Gay Man

Who else does not watch cable "Opinion" shows?

Sunday talk show lineup for March 22

We need to change this forum's name

Getcha Obama Action Figures.. step right up...

Has a 'Katrina Moment' Arrived?

On This Week, Senator Conrad calls out Repugs for proposing Hoover economics.

Expectations: One thing made clear by all the criticism of Obama

Krugman - I Love His Books, But His Blogs And Columns Are Misleading In Their Incompleteness

So the two camps here are people who defend Obama at all costs and people who defend Krugman

Brad DeLong on Obama's plan, Krugman on DeLong

Good Lord... could you psychos just go back to Clinton bashing or something?

Anyone Who May Be Supportive Of a GD: World News Group

The Hypocrisy Of Rush

I'm glad that DU is so supportive of Obama

Never apologize when you say something stupid in politics

Obama picked up another point in the Gallup tracker today (65%)

Just got word from the Kahuna: Rove, Bush, Cheney, Carl Sheeler, Rice...banned from Paradise

Documentary about Jailed Vampire Presidential Hopeful?

MSNBC Frontpage - Classic Junk Journalism From The AP - Is it Opinion or News?

From the frying pan into the fire

Flashback - LA Times Article Revealed Arrogance and Manipulation of Big Media

Obama team sees U.S. rebound this year, hurdles loom

I think we're seeing the folly in having WS insiders formulate economic policy.

What's the Agenda for next week - Oh yeah, getting the budget through congress!

Obama repeatedly went out of his way during his campaign to concede that he'll make mistakes.

*sigh* Here Is Krugman To Rehabilitate ...Krugman

BRAZILE: First 50 days - what a ride

Palin's office seeks to calm furor over stimulus funds rejection

Multiple Views on Geitner's Toxic Asset Plan.

Crocodile Dundee: "You call that a housing bubble..."

What's with all the flame-filled Krugman threads all of a sudden?

Robert Reich: Congress's Potemkin Populism

If we had a REAL media: How Kellogg,Brown and Root and Dick Cheney were brought down

1.2 trillion out of thin air and Inflation (redux)

Dateline: Inside the Financial Meltdown. ON NOW!!

David Lindorff wins the prize for hyperbole

The Big Takeover: How Wall Street insiders are using the bailout to stage a revolution

Post a picture of your spring flowers!

DU's problem right now: We have never had a Dem President with this board

Special Olympics bowler challenges Obama

Is Arnold Too Reasonable To Be A Republicant?

Biden Lampoons Obama At Gridiron Dinner: 'He Thinks Easter Is About Him'

Daily Kos founder: "Geithner is starting to look like Obama's Rumsfeld."


Has anyone else noticed that the MSM

6 years of Krugman

HEADS UP EASTER COASTERS! The President is now on 60 minutes!! n/t

Has Frank Rich's Katrina moment arrived?

Two simple things Obama could do for gays that would make this gay happy

The President on 60 Minutes tonight , and.....

Naomi Wolf: Michelle Obama is poised, clever, savvy, shrewd ...

Obama's response (60 Minutes) on AIG bonuses and tax bill was great

How many volunteered for the OFA Pledge Drive this weekend?

AP: GOP predicts doomsday if Obama budget passed

Time for Obama to Stand Up to the Teamsters

Anyone watching our President on 60 Minutes?

Obama Proposing New Resolution Authority to take over Troubled Institutions

I hope nobody takes offense at a McCain joke

Why is Obama's former opponent (on ex comp bill) now Geithner's Chief of Staff?

need to put a smile on your face? watch this...

CNN Poll: "If the economy does not improve over the next 12 months

My Gripe About Obama - I Really Don't Want To Focus On Fixing Bush's Fuck-Ups

The very fact that people on here read a Nobel winning economist

Great Daily Kos response to Frank Rich's use of "Katrina Momement"

Saw Obama's Appearance On Leno - He Did Very Well - I'm Very Surprised

Bush-Cheney torture memos to be released by Holder

Schwarzenegger More Likely To End Up In The Cabinet Than The Senate

Cassano: $34 million bonus

President Obama on 60 Minutes (TRANSCRIPT and VIDEO)

If liberals would only shut up and stand 100% behind Obama ...

Friendly fire: NYT hits Obama

Kroft to Obama: Are you punch-drunk?

Question: Is it fair to say Krugman believes mortgage securities have no value at all?

Thank You Paul Krugman: 15 Years Of Being Absolutely Right

WH caught off gurard again. Geech!!

My good solid Dem voting plumber is SURE that Obama is going to take his guns away.

paul krugman is a genius...and deserves his nobel prize...

Eliot Spitzer is Zakariah's guest now on the GPS program on CNN

Am I the only person here who doesn't particularly care about Paul Krugman?

All but four states have recovery sites up.

Obama Told Us To Speak Out, But Is He Listening? By William Greider

Unions for Single Payer HR676-2 more Labor Councils endorse

The Case AGAINST Nationalization: Unintended Political Consequences

Bailout Money Given to Politicians as Campaign Contributions

If Geithner says $1trln is needed to buy toxic assets, what the hell was the 1st $700 billion for?

Matthews Renews Contract at MSNBC -another four years (at least) of Tweety

Great 60-Minutes interview -- "US Afghan plan must have 'exit strategy': Obama"

Sometimes I wonder if DUers know you DON'T HAVE TO CHOOSE between Obama or Krugman

I have noticed that people are growing more and more angry at the elite

Why are Freepers posting anti-Krugman posts? Oh that's right, they HATE his liberal economic views

Rush LIMPBALLs? Is he an OVERPAID ASS???? $40 Mil a year for 10 years is a bit high

Gallup Daily: Obama Job Approval Up to 65%

i'm getting married!

You guys realize that you're being played by Krugman, right?

Why should I trust anything the media clowns say?

Coming to a media outlet near you; "AIG, the Political Strategy of 2010!" Starts Monday!

CNN - Campbell Brown Lies About Stimulus Bill Suggesting It Creates Right To Bonuses

Barbituate Left

Media can't make up their mind. Is Obama a punchy arrogant uppity or a doom and gloom debbiedowner?

President Obama Made Me Proud in Tonight's Interview for This Statement

Brad DeLong: I Think Paul Krugman Is Wrong

Why is DU being constantly spammed with Paul Krugman's Freeper bull crap?

Larry Silverstein asks for a bailout

3 officers dead, suspect killed in Oakland, Calif.

Protesters Mark Milestone, Marchers Commemorate 6th Anniversary of War in Iraq

Envoy damns US Afghan drug effort

Colombian paramilitary tells how he financed his own Murder Inc.: bananas

France wants more from SocGen, may help on jobs

G20 must address collapsing world trade, says UK

China Says J&J Baby Products Are Safe

No attack charges for Mugabe wife

Treasury Presses Ahead With Plan For Toxic Assets

Biden Pokes Fun at His Boss During Gridiron.

China still welcomes foreign investment: minister

Seven charged in Panama-Colombia Ponzi drug case

US 'needs new Pakistan strategy':Pakistan's foreign minister

China prepares to send pandas to new Sichuan home

Obama adviser Romer certain of economic rebound in 1 yr

Bikers brawl through Australian airport; 1 dead

Teens Could Spend 25 Years in Prison for Allegedly Torturing Cat, Setting It on Fire

Fourth Oakland officer involved in Saturday's shootings dies

Steel workers in China protest

Guatemala to open mass grave in search for war dead

Pakistan’s Chief Justice Returns to Work

China arrests Tibetan monks after attack on police

Fourth Oakland officer involved in Saturday's shootings dies

Military hangs `Help Wanted' sign in Afghanistan

GOP predicts doomsday if Obama budget passed

Cricket League Moves Games Outside India

Sen. Gregg says Obama budget will bankrupt US

U.S. missile strikes take heavy toll on Al Qaeda, officials say -- 3-22-09

'US raid kills civilians'

US will appoint Afghan 'prime minister' to bypass Hamid Karzai

Protesters tell Palin take stimulus funds

Obama: U.S. must have "exit strategy" in Afghanistan

India's Tata Motors to launch ultra-cheap Nano car

White House ready to let Guantánamo inmates settle on US mainland

VP adviser: AIG bonus tax may go too far

Report: Detained US reporters likely in Pyongyang

Economy causing horse crisis: People 'giving up their animals'

GOP Predicts Doomsday if Obama Budget Passed

China's Panchen Lama cites Buddha to praise Beijing

Tibetans attack police station, 93 monks arrested

Cargo plane crashes at Tokyo airport(FedEx)

Obama Backs Geithner Despite Vast Criticisms

ABC News Radio Anchorman Found Dead

17 Are Dead in Plane Crash in Montana

Venezuela's Chavez calls Obama "ignoramus"

Soldiers: Army forcing troops to deploy despite health woes

Bonnie Greer talksabout her play Marilyn and Ella / Civil Rights Movement


All Online Data Lost After Internet Crash

Flying car takes off in upstate New York

NEW Protest Dance in London for Tamil Eelam

Disney Geneticists Debut New Child Stars

Somebody's son...

TheRealNews: The American Way of War

Anti War Protest Hollywood 03/21/08 shot by KAT

Protest against Palin's refusal for arts and education funding - Alaska Capitol

Demonstrators Call for End to Iraq War


Anti-war protest in San Francisco March 21 2009

Video: Pontiac residents speak on schools crisis

Sean Hannity and the art of the "fair and balanced" debate panel

Anti-war protests hit Washington

Here Without You

Gives You Hell - The All American Rejects

Presidential Tribute - The Heart of America, G. S. Werner Productions

Rachel Maddow Show: Deregulation for Dummies

Man Arrested for Feeding the Homeless!

Barney Frank: Retention Bonuses Are Extortion

TYT: Lou Dobbs Makes Ridiculous Comments On Ethnic Holidays

FOX News Caught In Yet Another Lie

Portia De Rossi's PSA

TYT: Cenk Vs. Conservative Author Who Thinks Obama Is JC (& He's 'Too Weak')

TYT: Check Out Glenn Beck's Idiotic 9 Principles

Sexism, Strength and Dominance: Masculinity in Disney Films

TYT: Is This Family Too Fat To Work?

We Must Begin Bombing Mexico!

President Obama fires back at Darth Cheney on 60 Minutes

Eliot Spitzer with Fareed Zakaria on CNN

Hedge Funds and the Global Economic Meltdow

Protesting at CNN building in Hollywood

Wingnut hysteria..All Banks to be Closed around August, September?

"Horny" Joe The Plumber's Next Career Move

Duck And Cover - Original 1950 Airing

Krugman Song

Racism in Disney


Washington’s Not-So-Secret Garden

Colombian paramilitary tells how he financed his own Murder Inc.: bananas

AIG executives' homes on display during Working Families Party bus tour

The Secret War Against American Workers

The Unprofessional Interviews -- Michael Greenwell Interviews Mickey Z.

WHAT'S TAKING SO LONG? (Jim Morin cartoon)

The Folly of the 'Hundred Days'

Wall St. Excesses Take Ultimate Toll: Manhattan Sold Back to the Indians

An interview with Andy Worthington, author of 'The Guantánamo File' (Elizabeth Ferrari)

An interview with Andy Worthington, author of 'The Guantánamo File' (Elizabeth Ferrari)

Makin’ The Nut - Encore Edition

Intifada: A Third Chapter? (Ramzy Baroud)

President Obama’s Time Better Spent Wheedling Rather Than Weeding

An American Outrage: Bernie, AIG, and Us

Pelosi And Reid Must GO!* Enough of Teatime with Vegas Real Estate!

Cheney, Rove and Fleischer and the importance of net neutrality

old mark


Palin hurts poor and disadvantaged kids



OT: The recent negative threads, just some thoughts...

Glenn Greenwald: The virtues of public anger and the need for more

Soprano gang member Silvio Dante sends his resume in to AIG

Sarah Palin, Mired in Debt, Whines, Begs for Donations

The Beatles - Revolution

Monsanto's dream bill, HR 875 (Organic Farms in Danger)

Future Scenarios, By David Holmgren -- A Review By Carolyn Baker

Why redhead finches have more sons

A little nostalgia

Freightliner Custom Chassis Launches Hydraulic Hybrid

Grassland birds disappearing from Flint Hills

Project sites

Deadly nerve toxin entering deep ocean food web

Science Team Traversing Seldom-Visited Queen Maud Land In Search Of Ice Data

David Cameron Slaps Back At "Climate Change Taliban" Snark From Tory MP

Third Shetland Islands Salmon Farm Reports Infectious Anemia Outbreak - Guardian

20% Of Planet's Human Population Dependent On Degrading/Degraded Land

Scripps Lab - Seawater With Acidity At 2100 Levels Offers No Chance For Pterapods, Other Zooplankton

With Ford's ready-made EV, why do we need the Volt?

Publicly, Privately, In Copenhagen & Beyond - Scientists Say Chance For 2C Increase Already Gone

World's cheapest car goes on sale (BBC)

Chris Mooney Dismantles George Will With Slashing Politeness - Enjoy!

RNC Chair: "Greenland, which is now covered in ice, was once called Greenland for a reason, right?"

The dirty green line

Colombian paramilitary tells how he financed his own Murder Inc.: bananas

US rejects changes to "Durban II" anti-racism doc, EU welcomes changes

Can someone help with two words I can't find please?

Venezuelan Army Seizes All Nation's Airports and Seaports

BoRev: "What Kind of Liar is Jorge Castaneda, Exactly?"

MACHETERA: "Holding Uribe Accountable"

Obama Officials Ask Court to Overturn Florida Cuba Travel Law

Prez of UN Gen. Assembly, D'Escoto Makes Some Long-Needed Points about US foreign policy

Venezuela's Chavez calls Obama 'ignorant'

More Miami Herald/Glenn Garvin Sunday op/ed insanity: List of 'Worst Dictators' omits Fidel and Raul

Venezuela Mayor Negotiates Replacement of Coca-Cola Plant with Commune

Seven charged in Panama-Colombia Ponzi drug case

Legal Scholars: Employee Free Choice Consistent with International Standards

GOP Says EFCA’s Secret Ballot Is Sacrosanct — But RNC Itself Forbids It!

Today in labor history Mar 22 Mark Twain on Knights of Labor’s treatment regardless of race or gend

Major retailers push alternatives to card check

AP: More women needing cash go from jobless to topless

US: Working families struggle to make ends meet

Coalition: No Compromise on Key Points of Employee Free Choice Act

Labour must seize this opportunity to broaden its appeal

The Abuse of the Peruvian Women in the Asparagus Industry

Legal Scholars: Employee Free Choice Consistent with International Standards

Kansas State Workers Celebrate Founding Convention

18 metros post jobless rates above 10%

U.S. Labor Department Releases More Details About COBRA Subsidies

Organized labor gives Obama high grades so far

Drug Tests for Unemployment Checks? Just Cheap Political Theater

NC House wants more child labor fines, reporting

MLB union files grievance over player donations

BRAND New union convenes

In hard times, we need unions

Organizing Wal-Mart: The Chinese Trade Union at a Crossroads [Updated]

Union sues to get ad on Fresno bus

On the picket line

Card-check compromise draws criticism

3,000 Corrections Officers Join the Teamsters (major organizing victory)

Loss for Private College Union (exempt from unionization because of its religious ties)

1st Circuit Issues First Ruling to Uphold Authority of Vacancy-Riddled NLRB

Smithsonian, worker dispute perils of asbestos

Bayer appeals citations in fatal explosion in W.Va.

DA deciding whether to file criminal charges in 2007 East Palo Alto electrocution death of employee

Texas Utility Contractor Fined $50K for Alleged Safety Violations

HRA: Antiquated OSHA Lead Standards Fail to Protect Americans

OSHA Will Finally Take Action On Popcorn Workers Lung

New study shows lack of understanding of meatpacking industry and immigration

Women Made It Happen

Spitzer Madam: I Dated A-Rod, Provided Him With Hookers

Here's the you tube of the incident In yesterdays NCAA Wrestling Finals.

Ireland win Grand slam

The Jack Rabbit Chess Report (March 22): Warning -- high estrogen content this week

MODS---Please delete this Homophobic Post..

Rock, Paper Scissors Intercollegiate Tournament

NCAA Wrestling: Darrion Caldwell vs Brent Metcalf

DU Pool Standings after round 2

Chavez cuts budget over oil price

Napa doesn't back same-sex marriage, pair axes trip

Iran’s History Comes Out

Food advocates expect great things from Obama's FDA

Drug industry advocates join chorus to split FDA

Americans are Going Abroad to Find Affordable Health Care

Close To Half Of All Medical School Leaders Question Status Of Clinical Research In The U.S.

'Vitamin' for baby brain disorder (BBC)

Is medical training now up to speed on the value of nutrition to good health?

New Parkinson's Treatment Shows Promise in Animals

Police disperse PA's 'Palestinian Culture Festival' events in Jerusalem

Azmi Bishara: New US thinking

Zionism, Israel and Human Rights

Gaza war crime claims gather pace as more troops speak out

Can Israel dismiss its own troops' stories from Gaza?

A Judicial Document

IDF soldiers ordered to shoot at Gaza rescuers, note says

U.S. furious over Israel's demolition of East Jerusalem homes

IDF has long ceased being 'most moral army in the world' (Gideon Levy)

Where AIG Bailout Money Went

Is Obama Running Interference to Protect Bankers' Pay?

Correctly Political Action Alert: Can We Stop The Deepening Fraud of "Unobservable Inputs"?!?

Are we not now in a giant race to sustain the unsustainable?

gun show

I was forced to use my handgun to defend myself yesterday......

Gunman Kills 3 cops, wounds 4th with assault rifle.

AIG, the economy, the real story: from Rolling Stone next week

Whoops - wrong forum - my apologies. nt

April Contest Theme Suggestions

Self delete, posted in the wrong place.

Surpise, surprise, surprise.. another panorama..

Tinker Tubes is a personal lighting system constructed from PVC

I just want a dollar for a cold drink, I'm hot out here.

Goose Does the Yoga Sun Posture!

April Contest Theme Poll

More Signs of Spring

My daughter was microchipped

The Stars This Week: "Start Something New!" - March 23 - March 29, 2009

Richard Hoagland "The Hyperdimensional Election of Barack Obama and 2012 "

I got the job!!!

"Secrets of the Ring Muscles" and keep your old paperbacks

Why Are People Born Under Some Astrological Signs

Geese Do Yoga!

Has anyone read The Disappearance of the Universe by Gary R. Renard

Weekly Healing Project #26 | March 22-28 | Healthy Immune System

UFO: Secret records show there were almost 1,200 mysterious sightings between 1987 and 1993

UK Government Scientist: Global crisis 'to strike by 2030' -- a 'Perfect Storm'

Religulous: Borat-style satire on faith causes outrage

My Pastor gave an awesome sermon last week

This is surely not the Atheist's fault because they are not in control.

I like the Jesus of Leonard Cohen's "Suzanne."

The Existence of Jesus

I had this drink last night: Colm's Baby...

Advice from sourdough bakers needed.

Funny email. LOL

What's for dinner? ~ Sunday the 22nd

Forgotten spices

DU pisses me off sometimes.

Come on down Larry

UFO: Secret records show there were almost 1,200 mysterious sightings between 1987 and 1993

The dungeon

The Colour of Magic on ION

PM appeals to Ont. hunters, anglers to help scrap gun registry

"Uh-oh....what?" post your best Hurley lines

iTunes 8 is giving me fits. I used to be able to open downloaded

Kodak AIO printers

Is this Uniblue Registry Cleaner worth the $29? They do a scan

Sunday is really a silly day at DU.