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Archives: March 30, 2009

I thought Pajamas Media folded, and yet they're still online..

What kind of severance package will Rick Wagoner get? Think he'll donate to fight the lie of climate

To keep workers, local companies cut everyone’s salary

Breaking: Attackers target police training center in Pakistan and take hostages

"We are rejecting blind faith in the markets." - Brown, Lula, Bachelet, Zapatero.

Why do all op-eds on the education by mainstream pundits sound alike?

Democracy is a process by which people are free to choose...

Limbaugh uses Fargo floods to express anti-gay disgust (use of "dike" makes him uncomfortable)

Talk about damning with faint praise.....

If believers are firm in their belief, why do they get pissed if people voice their doubts?

Theocrats have submitted an recommendation related to the auto industry.

Seattle Atheists are starting a bus-ad campaign

Dean urges passage of same sex marriage bill (and so does Leahy)

Beef on bun

Posters would like to have a voice with like minded peers.

Khmer Rouge prison chief on trial - torture techniques included waterboarding

Detroit News: Credit card companies are lowering available credit, raising fees

Immigration cases piling up for years

Brit Hume admits to using talking points from Brent Bozell through the years.

Anyone know why the global markets seem to be in freefall in Monday trading?

How they *hell* did they get here? they ask .. they being "urban coyotes"

'G20 terror plot' uncovered by police

New York Times On The Precipice

Decline of Newspapers Hand-Wringing

6 killed in home shooting in Santa Clara, Calif.

Okay (forgive my ignorance) isn't this plan like the one used for the S&L's in the 80's

Welcome to the Bush-Cheney Alumni Association

Faith vs Reason

3fer: Greta, O'LOOFAH, and BECK!1 Oh, my!1 (BECK, "a rodeo clown")

I haven't seen much of Pat Buchanan on MSNBC lately...

US Duped by Afghan Drug Clan into Seizing Rival

It is César Chávez Day

Looks like this US government operated website needs some updating

Ohio to review if Wal-Mart reneged on tax deal

Wouldn't it have been cheaper for the taxpayers to buy out

Information Secured Through Torture Proved Unreliable, CIA Concluded

Information Secured Through Torture Proved Unreliable, CIA Concluded

This is some funny stuff. Story on the tea parties.

Hey Fargo people: How is it up there this morning?

Only two days to spread the word about this illustrator....

75 - 80% of the country want gays to serve openly and DADT to be repealed

'Bank Walkaways' On Foreclosures Leave Owners In Dark

For Treasury, too few cooks can spoil the stew...

Foreclosure Crisis Hits Warp Speed: 6 Million Families Face Losing Their Homes In Next 3 Years

To be a republican you need to believe:

I Married An Illegal Immigrant: Account Of How Screwed Up This Country's Rules For Foreigners Are


Spanking 'brings couples together'!!!

White House on Autos: live stream

Yes, Obama Can Honor Cesar Chavez's Legacy

Grading Test Scores As Analogy For Effects Of Capitalism & Socialism (2 Versions)

Okay genuises.. what would you do?

Scott Horton: The Woman Who Could Nail Bush

Cool Pictures of Space Station at Full Length

All workers should take control of their vested money in their pension plans.

Some Online Shows Could Go Subscription-Only

Buick - tied as this year's most reliable car in the world.

Federal Pension Insurer Under Bush Shifted Funds To Risky Stocks Just Before Market Crash

DNC: Republican Leadership Is “Watching Britney Fiddle While The Economy Burns”

Pakistan's fragile state

Water Quality of Potential Concern in US Private Wells

Does US Face G20 Mutiny? - Financing the Empire

I can't articulate why I think the demise of newspapers is such a bad thing

If Obama had not become President do you think he would have joined the Conservative Democrats?

Tax havens batten down as the hurricane looms

Pakistan Suspects Taliban in Attack on Lahore Police

Market share of U.S. second-home sales fell in 2008: NAR

Market share of U.S. second-home sales fell in 2008: NAR

The Arab family divided (family of countrys)

I have some homework for those of you in Minnesota (Senate race)

Drug-addled Gasbag Rush Limbaugh and the GOP Nervous Breakdown

Next Recession Victim: Your Pension and Retirement Plan

Paulson: The Bush Admin Prevented The Economy's "Collapse" (WTF?)

VA Gov., DNC Chair Kaine to Ban State Stem Cell Research?

Name the Economic Crisis

Why is Obama requiring the automakers to sacrifice and not Wall St?

Did Time's Mark Halperin just admit to being ex officio member of RNC?

its pathetic that the US can't deliver mail 6 days a wk. without going broke

Any interest in a pilot's forum?

GOP Sen Threatens "World War III" If Dems Try To Seat Al Franken

Inter-American Development Bank Falls Short of Its Name, Say Activists

Iran Nuke 'A Couple Of Years' Away: Petraeus

Anonymous Tips U.S. Newspapers Wouldn't Print Find Way Into News Cycle-How It Works

I need to tell the mods that I appreciate all the good that they do.

Dammit, why aren't we talking about llamas? Instead of auto-bailouts, AIG, Chimp?

When can we hold systematic torturers accountable, or is that too much now?

Overheard At A Car Dealers Service Department Today......

Ambassador Hussain Haqqani of Pakistan - great video!

Corporate America's Retirement Plan for Baby Boomers...

Snidely Whiplash banks can be hoisted by their own petard

Near Darwin Award or merely a drunk?

Quick "racist" question

This country is insane.

"Invisible History: Afghanistan's Untold Story"

Someone please help me understand Freeperese - what the fuck does this sign say??

Now that magic is valid in science I'm openly challenging gravitational theory in my science class:

Arab Leaders Circle the Wagons Around Sudan's Indicted President

US soldier gets 35 years in deaths of 4 Iraqis

George Clooney flavored tofu.

Hardliner Prince Nayef moves closer to Saudi Arabia's throne

got this wingnuttery email today. it's a beaut!

Thank god Rick Wagoner is gone. Obama did the right thing!!!

Bachmann And Hannity Support A Revolution, But Do They Support Democracy?

"big boys take small banks' tarp bucks"

"big boys take small banks' tarp bucks"

Can Obama make the deep reforms needed in Wall St. without driving down the market briefly?

G-20 London Protesters - art and slideshow

Doncha just miss the Two Shoes strut....(Caption please)

Servicemember gets 35 years in Iraqi detainee deaths

U.S. power use tumbling with recession

Breaking union contracts should be a luxury tax on the rich.

Wagoner out, bank CEOs safe - huh?!

WJ this morning is hot - government should force out the bankers

WJ this morning is hot - government should force out the bankers

WJ this morning is hot - government should force out the bankers

Red Cross: More ordinary Afghans and Pakistanis will bear brunt of Afghanistan escalation this year

What Darwin had in mind: Man uses lighter to check gas tank

Jeremy Scahill: The Logistical Nightmare In Iraq - 283 Bases, 170,00 Pieces Equipment, Mercenaries

GOP attack ad labels Scott Murphy (D-NY) "terrorist supporter" w/ images of OBL & 9/11 hijackers

Ghost towns

New Mike Malloy website up!

Child caught after falling three stories

Mystery surrounds post-Katrina death, and some point to involvement of NOPD officers

Rick Sanchez has been doing some good stuff lately, but

Moderators I have a question

Help. It looks as though e-mail messages are downloading into my

Ex Boyfriend Tries To Peddle Ashley Biden Cocaine Video

Texas Sen. says Coleman has right to pursue legal fight for years

Questions about possible strike at my job

Via C&L: Tea Bagger Fail of the Day

Late night goes Latin with George Lopez

Late night goes Latin with George Lopez

Undercover Sinner

Private Medicare plans get new rules

"The Fox Nation" is nothing more than another website for Beck's "9/12 Project"

April 6th in Arlington Texas could be interesting.....

Has your PC joined a cult?

Top House Dems back Iran engagement

I have an observation to make--I have been here for quite a while

This really annoys me

According to MSNBC: Chrysler just struck a deal with Fiat.

Texas Sen. says Coleman has right to pursue legal fight for years

6 killed in California shooting. 'family on family' violence

Jennifer Granholm

Kroger Recalls Shelled Pistachios Due to Possible Health Risk

Senator Sorelosernyn (R-TX-LOSER) anyone?

Just for fun: "The AIG and the Ecstasy" (or something...). PHOTO

GOP Vows to Fight WWIII if Dems Try to Seat Franken

With guts like this, why the hell do we have Harry Reid as our "leader" in the Senate?

Effort to Bypass Electoral College Gains Ground

Tweety going for Cheeeeeeeeeeeeeney again

Ford Bonds Rally as Automaker Seen Least Likely to Go Bankrupt

In a nutshell, why newspapers completely suck

70% of Pentagon's arms buying deals are over budget

The market goes down 300 big whoop!

NYT Imagines Glenn Beck Without Insanity, Cunning, or Bloodlust. What a Wonderful World.

Monday Toons, Part 2 Economic evolution

Monday Toons, Part 2 Economic evolution

My bank's security department called me today.

GOP Still Arguing for a Return to Dinosaur Era

Monkey Trap

Which TV Personality is Nuttier?

ACLU: New Legislation Introduced To Curtail Patriot Act Abuse

O'Lielly's going to BOYCOTT Sean Penn!

Jane Hamsher of

FYI: Fresh Air 3/30 --Seymour Hersh--

anyone hear Sy Hersh on NPR's Fresh Air?

ABC: Cassano Hid Deals Off AIG Books

General: “You don’t defeat an insurgency, you marginalize it."

Dylan Ratigan of CNBC’s ‘Fast Money’ Leaves Network

Some Ohio Troopers Feel More Pressure To Write Tickets

A great picture of Sarah's selection for State attorney general to replace disgraced Talis Colberg

Bernie Breakout Shocker! Madoff Almost Made Off!(Wealthy Underground)

Dear Mr. Kelton (My reply to a letter I received from Vanguard today)

Fox News Blames Unions For Auto Companies’ Demise, Suggests Firing UAW Head

AIG, deadbeat debtor

Petraeus: U.S. Military Has Last Word on Pakistan Air Attacks

Is there a limit?

China denies spying allegations

Can a scrappage incentive keep out the scam artists?

Night sky phenomenon remains unexplained

For everyone bitching about Madonna's clothes and her adopting a baby...

Exclusive: Rachel Maddow's Anxiety Dream (Mother Jones)

i'm watching BBC for American news right now

Your opinion/input on HSA health insurance? (high deductible)

Republicans disenfranchise State of Minnesota from the Senate

Are any of you old enough to recall when Polio was public enemy #1 in the U.S.A.?

More senior citizens forced to declare bankruptcy

Report: Iraqi gays slated for execution this week

Holy Warriors in National Armies

"Produce the note": Words everyone threatened by foreclosure should know

Eric Boehlert: The NYT plays dumb about Glenn Beck

Walmart Lays Off 650 Optical Lab Workers

Official unemployment rate in FL tops 9.4%

Our view: Ice cream fundraisers ban crosses the line-contrary to state and local "wellness" policies

I've heard it said - just today - that the UAW was partly to blame for the auto industry .........

Every Dem organization has its hand out and it's getting annoying..

Why no smoking ban for G20 summit?

Why no smoking ban for G20 summit?

Minnesota Analyst: Cornyn's Threat Of "Years" Without Senator Could Backfire On State GOP

Wagoner got a $20 million payday along with his pink slip?

Tonight on the local news: Do your college in another country! Costs much less!!!!!

Health scare may (does) reverse school's bottle ban

Soldiers Blinded, Hospitalized by Laser 'Friendly Fire'

Conyers Moves on Iran Diplomacy

Debra Tate: Manson family "should stay right where they are - in prison - until they die"

Webb Crime Bill Gets Unlikely Support

NYT - Glen Beck - An Almost Warm Profile of A Very Angry Man

"the utter moral bankruptcy of the G-7 countries that will soon translate to financial bankruptcy"

Congratulations Lake Mary, FL. Now get as many more as you can.

Orrin shut your Hatch - Dorgan up now going after Gramm

Do you still bank with Citibank or Bank of America?

Rachel you're the best

W.Va. bullying bill to include online posts

Bob Corker (R-AHole): “Bust the UAW Already, Obama!!!”

Chase just sent me a credit card offer

DUers, need to refute freeptards who are complaining about the April 1 tax cut....

Hmm how much would an M-1 would go for in Baghdad, FUNNY RACHEL

Not 'lovin' it,' he shoots Mickey D's drive-through

Wall Street on the Tundra

Madonna Tours Impoverished Malawi School In $2800 Chanel Sweatsuit

This is supposed to be the US, not some dictatorship - Woman put in jail because she is poor

Not supporting GM and Chrysler breaks the back of the UAW

Morans sitll caint sepell

there's no way around the poor.

Palin's AG Pick Called Gays "Degenerates"

Methinks it's time for an early 90's movie revival to fit our crappy economy..

Being a Democrat, to me, doesn't mean blind loyalty

Maddow: "Why do we need to oursource justice " ( Spain courts)

Help. What is a standard size flag. What is durable? Good places to buy

These aren't the crooks you're looking for - he can go about his business - move along..

I thought the economy was doing great?

Cheney is going to get caught

Oh, the poor manson family "longs for freedom"

This Modern World Elegant non-simplicity or communofascism? You be the judge. By Tom Tomorrow

Fellow North Texans: Now that we know just what kind of human beings Dallas police officers are

Obama's War: Has the "peace movement" become part of the war machine?

The Bizarre Poetry of Glen Beck

Six members of family dead in murder-suicide

My Manhattan Project: How I helped build the bomb that blew up Wall Street.

Important legal ruling of the day

Your faith in Obama should outweight your wanting to hold criminals accountable

Which Commander in Chief did or do you support for the War in Afghanistan?

Rep. Paul Ryan Concedes GOP Alternative Budget Would Increase The Deficit ‘A Lot’

Rep. Paul Ryan Concedes GOP Alternative Budget Would Increase The Deficit ‘A Lot’

My neighbor has gone through a million dollars of insurance

Update - Lyric's thread yesterday (healthcare, welfare, and the ones left behind)

OK, Suppose GM got bailed out. Then what?

Whoever says we can't afford national healthcare is lying. Govt. just lacks the will.

Whoever says we can't afford national healthcare is lying. Govt. just lacks the will.

Really officer, I wasn't drunk.....All I had were two Granny Smiths.

"From Golden In Greenwich To Homeless In Greenwich" (Madoff Sons and Walter Noel's Fairfield Group)

The Great American Disconnect.......

Mudflats is back - A Bedtime Political Parable

A mysterious illness is causing calves to bleed to death on German farms

Oooooh, Turley's On Countdown!

Tobacco tax for "roll your own" smokers went from $1.09 cents a pound to $24.78.

Blackstone Rejects SEC Request for Fund Data as Fortress Agrees

Lawrence Wilkerson: Some Truths About Guantanamo Bay

fyi, Jon Stewart is back, and Jack Cafferty is his guest. nt

Still waiting for the phone call from Bank of America about the Homeowner

Aw nuts: Pistachios recalled

Aw nuts: Pistachios recalled

More than 100 major cargo ships are currently sitting idle in Singapore .......

What happened to SOX? (Sarbanes Oxley)

Kucinich to probe $3.6 billion in Merrill Lynch bonuses

Leno on how you know the economy is bad:

Bush official shifted insurer's billions into stocks just before crash

How exactly is Obama "abandoning" the auto workers?

How exactly is Obama "abandoning" the auto workers?

Obama’s Education Secretary “Arne Duncan in the NRA's Cross Hairs” (Education Week)

House Democrats Plan to Introduce Greenhouse-Gas Bill

Freepers selling out American companies.

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Yay Mike new website is up!

If the UAW is busted, will the workers try to retain what's left of their jobs? Or walk out?

Aaacckkk..North Texans keep an eye on our weather...radar has me wanting to hide

Police: Drunk Man Crashed Bar Stool - motorized bar stool (pic)

Asked To Go On Unpaid Vacation Today

Anyone else feel this way about the Wall Street Bailout?

How do I stop my brother from watching Lou Dobbs?.......


When someone explains the theory of relativity to you, and someone else

Fred Phelps Raises Money for pro-LGBT Causes

Do you know what FIAT stands for?

REMINDER: If you want Credit Card Reform this is the time to call . . .

Kids Do the Darndest Things: Joe Biden's Cocaine Dilemma

Seawater: Our Only Hope for a Drink

Only an idiot would wear a hat that has teabags dangling in front of his mouth

Geithner’s Plan Will Tax Main Street to Make Wall Street Richer

Should I still buy that new Camaro? It shows us "what Detroit can do"

Public Service Notice: Can you PLEASE quit ASSUMING Obama has evil corporatist motives...

The US is flat broke yet the Pentagon Budget goes up, up and up...

Medical Tourism - Going Abroad For Affordable Health Care

I'm on Twitter Now! Look at me, I'm Tweeting!

A Brave Man

Time to reform USAID and the US MCC

Angel's Andy Hallett dies

How much of a difference would It make for GM if we had single payer tomorrow?

Statement from Michael Moore on Departure of General Motors CEO Rick Wagoner:

You're a lowdown, yellow-bellied, lily-livered intellectual coward.

Poverty Goes Straight to the Brain

A happy moment for your Monday Morning....turn on the sound


I've already said this once....

Sick Around America: Half-Assed Health Insurance Doesn’t Work

Just saw a guy at the grocery store get chased, cuffed & stuffed for stealing....

GM and Obama. a bit of specualtion...

University hosts mass for Schiavo anniversary

Michigan .......

Doesn't this make Michelle Bachman guilty of treason/sedition?

Another Great MORAN Moment

"Legal U.S. Arms Exports May Be Source of Narco Syndicates' Rising Firepower"

Monday Toons, Part 1. Fail

Higher Education Gone Wrong

.....30 days to get those union concessions....

TPM: Big Trouble (Something very bad may have happened here)

Experts predict Calif. justices will uphold Prop 8

Panic in Detroit

Maxine's final exit: Facing a mother's suicide

From Dennis Kucinich: Merrill Lynch Bonuses 22 Times the Size of AIG

Seeing credit cards being rejected in the check out lines.

Geithner questioned about Goldman Sachs ties

Did MSNBC Choose A Host For The 10pm EST Slot?

It's Time To Bring Back the Draft

Who here is "livid with rage over the way management at a historically anti-union megacorp has...

Smokes To Jump, Crimes To Follow

Health insurers full a fast one in proposed reform

DU Call to Action! NPR Marketplace - AEI

DU Call to Action! NPR Marketplace - AEI


Sketchy people?

Juan Cole: The president sounds like he's channeling Cheney or McCain

Bailed out Banks use taxpayer $$$$$ to lobby against EFCA: UAW

For the t shirt, sort of: The Golden Age of DU.

Tobacco Taxes: Isn't this sort of the opposite of what we should be doing?

I've never posted a labor history here in GD or a day early

strange KS weather Tornados last monday Blizzard Friday with 30 inches of snow, today HAIL

Wall Street? Too big to fail; The Working Class of Detroit? Eat shit

It doesn't matter if you're White, Black , Brown or Yellow.

Muhammad Ali vs William Calley, Jr.

JPMorgan Chase: $88 trillion in derivatives...

Sen Byron Dorgan D-ND..Speaking on Senate Floor 4pmToday re: Bank Regulation & warning of 10 yrs ago

My $dollar does not equal your $dollar; and laws of property vs laws of life.

I collect articles related to diplomacy surrounding U.S. involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan

a simple blood test.... 12 years ago tomorrow, my dad died of leukemia

Can someone please explain to me why we're doing what we're doing to GM and Chrysler?

Thank you President Obama

Krugman: Does this hubris make my ass look huge????

Tim Kaine blasted by NARAL for okaying Crisis Pregnancy Center. Also oks Choose Life license tag.

PAYDAY: GM's Rick Wagoner Drives Away with $20M Retirement

Democratic Underground April T-Shirt Slogan Contest - Enter To Win Free Stuff!

The man who killed seven senior citizens (aged 78 - 98) and a nurse

if Chrysler & GM go down, what happens to NASCAR?

Things I thought I'd never see on DU, #42,421:

Bank walkaways - Banks declining to take possession at end of foreclosure process

Bank walkaways - Banks declining to take possession at end of foreclosure process

People, one of our own is in dire need:

MoveOn Is Not New to Supporting War

It's been done before, time for an update - HOW OLD ARE DUers?

Join DU's folding@home team. It's easy, and it is a good thing to do.

Mormons going after Freerepublic. Jim posts and it's Hugh and Series. People casting asparagus.

Quick racist question

I'm going to be anesthetized!

Golden Shower of Hits

It's So Damn Late--Should I Just Stay Up & Not Bother Going To Bed?

Gamers, or should I say...Guitar Hero

So...DU Lounge Veterans....

Post a song that has meaning for you that someone else wouldn't understand

What kind of chickenshit bullshit is this?!

Is there a good site for beginners at fantasy baseball?

Any suggestions for a cough remedy?

Breaking: Obama declares April 1 a National Day Off.

Monday morning joke-The Power of The Badge

There's a Bum Fights reference in this weeks Top 10 Conservative Idiots!!!11

If a Top Ten Conservative Idiots List fell in the forest and all I got was "Connection Interrupted

So, it turns out... I have become my mother

NCAA Championship Poll

one of my faves

So, it turns out... I have become a mutha'

Our online friend Brandon dead-lifting 770lbs raw.

Our online friend Brandon dead-lifting 770lbs raw.

Does Josh Brolin EVER not play a schmuck?

"You're gonna love my nuts!"

My BIL...Freeper Idiot

I would like the day to be 4 hours longer

I've got half an hour to sleep. What should I dream about?

thunder and lightning, and my poor labx

I just tripped over my own feet walking down the street.

I'm sensing a small DU gathering on May 16th in Wilmington, DE....

If you're looking for an excellent movie:"Ballet Shoes"

Oh, Microsoft, is there anything you CAN do?

So, one of my friends is doing the whole tea party thing.

Qwaaaaaaak! In your FACE Rover & Fluffy!!!!

Easy to make antenna for DTV. All you need is wire, coaxial cable,

My bf's little sisters have waged a war with me and I am in my corner laughing LOL!

Anyone just feel an earthquake in the Bay Area a few minutes ago?

Which doormat is better for getting bits of grass off your shoe soles?

This birther on Stephanie Miller sounds drunk at 9AM

The San Diego Chicken is the greatest mascot of all time.

Run! Run away as fast as you can!


I'm going to open up an online store that sells just these hats....

Overheard in GD

It's 11:13, and I'm famished

my son sat on my eye glasses

my son sat on my eye glasses

Man on motorized barstool charged with DUI

A few questions to anyone who eats "boudin"

Vibes for my semi-significant other.....

Greetings from my college alma mater!

Right - which one of you did this?

Quaaaaaaakkkkkeee! Duck and Cover Rover & Fluffy!!!!

The halls smell like Bactine and there's too much cheese in the quiche.

skip the gore; I'll just settle for the tits and ass

Sherlock Holmes suffered from Attention Surplus Disorder.

Seriously. Starbucks' Pike's Place Roast sucks. Ick.

It's monday and i get to do my favorite thing to do every week

OK, a meteorite over DC, volcano erupting in Alaska and an

Are children being taught cursing in school these days?

the john, the head, the throne...

Anyone gone to an Opera at the Met ??

So I got stuck in my car today

Is today's narwhal meme yesterday's yak, chicken, llama or moose?

Ever have a recurring nightmare?

Let's play the Wikipedia game again

Is Sausalito a paradise, or not?

Country Roads - John Denver

Oh, y'all are gonna love this.

New Mike Malloy site up...

So.....what's everybody doing tonight?

Anyone watch Oprah on the Net ??

Playing with Fire I: Are the terms "Bitch" and "Pussy" sexist?

Um. Err. Narwal?

Today I bought cigarettes(my first time)

How fast can osteoporosis cripple a person?

I Left My Heart in San Francisco


Man, I Have A Craving for a Slice of Cherry Pie, But I'm on a Diet

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Mon 3/30/2009)

On my first glass of wine... anyone else drinking??

Mom just had to go back to the hospital in an ambulance.

I am trying to start the DU of California Birding

My first ever DU meet-up Pic!

I need help with a word.

Full Screen Or Widescreen?

Got a good slogan? You could win a free T-shirt!

Ellen is so funny

I Just Turned Down A Situation...

I'm ready for the withering attacks, but "Chuck" is one of the most

That "McG" dink who directed the "Charlie's Angels" films is now on the "Terminator" franchise

Been listening to a lot of Robin Trower today...

Zero 7

Why does my Logitech keyboard spacebar keep sticking? Aaaarrrrrgghhh!

Tips for smoking cessation

F-16 dead stick landing cockpit video.

I overheard some beard-beerbelly-baseball-cap type at the Mall talking "revolution".

Anybody have any really dedicated liberal activists in their family that they're proud of?

If this fucking leak doesn't fucking stop in ten fucking minutes, I am going to kick this:

Madonna Tours Impoverished Malawi School In $2800 Chanel Sweatsuit

Is anyone excited about the release of "Slumdog" tomorrow?

Angel Star Andy Hallett Dies of Heart Failure

Humans can be such assholes

Good morning Lounge

A few questions to anyone who eats "Poutine"

Tonight, on Top Gear

You would not believe the brain power it took for me to find this song

i'm not worried, really . . .

What's tonight's cravings?

Magnifying Face Shield

How do you cook groundhog?

Can I just say that HEIDI -->> rocks!!

Um. Err.

Ok, I'm going to have to sell my house for one that is all on one floor

Let's play a new Lounge Game: Truth or False (it's easy to play too)

Kansas: Squirrels going bald

Jell-O: Favorite Flavor?

Meerkat Manor

Anybody fill out a bracket sheet for the women? If so, how's it doing?

Are children being taught cursive writing in school these days?

For the second time, I dreamed I moved to a much Bluer but much colder area.

Anyone want to start a Fantasy MLB League?

One week until baseball season begins!

Do you own/use a cell phone?

What do you call the mouse shadow on the second moon?

Name something relatively common that you've never done


Texas Bluebonnets (6 pics)

Went to a chocolate expo yesterday

Let's Play Dead Or Alive. I'll Go First:

taxpayer-funded bad quality porn?

Best anti-virus shareware?

OK, I need your favorite 10 songs from the 60's and your fave 10 from the 70's.

The beagle just ate a whole box of Poptarts.

What is the best way to send cash money to someone who has no id?

Greatest Pics Of My Boys!

I hate pdf files.

Whats For Dinner Me Having KFC

As Of Today ... I No Longer Have A Brother

Any suggestions on what to do in Berkeley/San Francisco?

What is the significance of the gopher?

Will someone please explain to the computer illiterate, how to download and use a torrent?

Have you been teabagging?

What is the lounge listening too nowadays...

What size shoe do you wear.

Micro$oft ending 'mainstream' Windows XP support?

March 31st sucks balls. Our family hates that date and I need hugs

Dammit, why aren't we talking about llamas? Instead of auto-bailouts, AIG, Chimp?

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 3/30/09 (extremely graphic language; NSFW/minors/survivors)

Working for Hillary Clinton...?

Larry Summers' words from 1999 on the repeal of Glass-Steagal. Interesting.

Is it unusual to be 50 years old and not need any kind of glasses?

DAMMIT MIDLO!! You need to proofread your signs FReeper.

Hi all. I am going back to college in Sept and need some advice.

Most asinine bumpersticker evah! I'm series!

Living With LostinVA

Calling all knitters and Code Pink supporters!

Update on Lyric's mom...

Geico lizard meets his match with lol cat

It has come to my attention that Jimmy Fallon sucks.

I just found out that my Gr' grandson died yestersday


never mind.

Can we have a picture thread? There are two I have been wanting to share

NY Times: U.S. Moves to Overhaul Ailing Carmakers

I agree there is double standard re: Detroit v. Wall Street and I don't like it, but. . .

Not Limbaugh’s Crowd

My apologies to DU I voted for Evan Bayh in 2004

What is wrong with the White House telling GM to get a sound business plan?

Obama Says U.S. Will Consult With Pakistan on Terrorism Strikes

Parties Eye N.Y. House Race as a Vote on Obama

Milton Friedman won the Nobel Prize for economics

Seymour Hersh: Obama Helped End Israel's Gaza Offensive

Common sense.. is a great modifier.. Why the Hannitys' and Limbaughs' failed

Adios GM: A Lesson on the Powerlessness of the Middle Class

I'll say it I want Evan Bayh to fail

Prospect of Barack Obama show causes UK to clear its decks

White House: "quick and surgical" bankruptcy may be GM and Chrysler's best chance for survival.

GM F'ed up their business, sought a FEDERAL BAILOUT, Obama demanding resignations IS NOT SOCIALISM!

General Motors: 60 Days to Show Results

What is going on in Minnesota?

EPA career staff were ready and waiting for Obama

For the White House, not so easy being greener

Spanish human rights attorney: ‘I would recommend that Mr. Feith…get a very good lawyer.’

What I expected when I voted for Obama --

It's great that the Obama admin has scared the crap out of Wall St.

Palin's AG Pick Called Gays "Degenerates"

Obama's Remarks On Auto Industry Restructuring - Full Transcript

Robert Kuttner - Obama's Banking Rescue: O for Opaque

Poll: More Now Think Obama Is “Partisan Dem” — And His Approval Rating Is Up!

Conrad: Confronting Obama over budget was 'not a very happy event'

Why so many defenders of GM? They are part of the Military Industrial Complex

Decency and Common Sense dictate some no-brainer stances

If John McCain was in office, you know what I'd have to say right now?

Quelle surprise. Mark Halperin is an ex-officio member of the RNC.

Time Short For Dodd To Regain Voters’ Trust

What is criteria for GM/Chrysler restructuring?

Wha? The Banks don't have to honor the auctions (Geithner plan and price discovery)


Once Again- The Alternative Financial Plan That Would Solve The Problem & Not Perpetuate It

Debt, Deficits, and Deception (Republican lies, of course).

Will Obama be the Democratic Party's Hoover?

What's wrong with this and how does it differ from the Administration's plan

Might as well call it a day......

Detroit vs. Wall Street


Mitt Romney vs. Ron Paul

Oh freepers! Try it with THIS liberal, and you'll lose em, MFers!

Is there a Bay of Pigs lurking in the near future? By that I mean a situation,

MSNBC: Chrysler reaches deal with Fiat

Something to keep in mind:

My real concern is for the Gay, UAW, Pot Head, AIG Execs whose jobs have been outsourced.

Yikes, I agree with Bill O'Reilly -- Twitter is stupid.

NC-Sen: Richard Burr's tall task

Prepare for TET 2009...

GM Bond Holders v. GM Unions - Who will blink?

Did this get any mention on Demagogue Underground?

GALLUP: American divided on Geithner - Democrats approve; Republicans disapprove

Chrysler-Fiat Deal Hinges on Bailout Demands

Perhaps it all comes down to what it always comes down to, money

10% here are 'Obama is never wrong', 10% here are 'Obama is always wrong'

Just for the record, Mexicans are not all savages

Aren't we all just killing time, waiting to see what the outcome of these economic policies will be?

Glad to see manufacturing is still expendable

Glad to see manufacturing is still expendable

NYT - Paul Krugman Criticizes European Nations For NOT Following Obama's Lead - MUST IGNORE!

President Barack Obama: A profile in courage.

Remarks of President Barack Obama Announcement on the Auto Industry

We are becoming Them

GM Bankruptcy - Who comes out worse? Bondholders or Unions?

Obama's Unfortunate Mistake

Private Lenders to Fight Obama over Control of Student Loans

MSNBC's David Shuster has Simon Johnson on now 6:18 EDT "The Quiet Coup"

US troops to Mexico border 'premature': senator (Kerry)

Daily Howler declares war on Olbermann and Maddow

Obama's Ambitious Trip

Security Sleuths Work Overtime to Confound Conficker Worm.

Obama-apologist insult bots make up what percentage of DUers?

FLASHBACK: President Bill Clinton ends first G7 trip with troop visit in South Korea. (July 1993)

Is is me or is McCain acting like a sore loser?

In all the outrage over Obama's economic plan, has anyone contemplated


Why have the mods let this place turn into this?

Hey, Cluebama: This is NOT a center-right nation

America the Tarnished By PAUL KRUGMAN: Economic crisis has cost America much of its credibility

The Cheap Plastic Crap From China Bubble Has Burst

Geithner or Krugman? A third option: Help out the under-water home owners and borrowers

Obama sends envoy to Darfur

odd as it is to find myself advocating the middle ground,

Rachel's Gonna Talk About Franken's Senate Seat

Just got home from my dermatologist...

Where's Eliot Spitzer Now That We Need Him? Spitzer should replace SEC chief Mary Schapiro

GM & Chrysler (fact sheet and more from WH)

Random Speculation: What Would Happen If G-20 Countries Told Obama...

Robert Gibbs has not improved his "Uhh's". Distracting and Unimpressive

Paul Krugman: America the Tarnished

Obama, Medvedev to sign declaration on treaty

Petition to Indict Barack Obama

House Democrats (even some "Blue Dogs") Receptive to Obama’s Budget Pitch

Palin is the New Limbaugh

I have found the correct and righteous balance between criticism and apology

Officials React To Obama's Auto Plans (updated)

The Clueptain and Tennille

Time for a hard hitting Skink break.

Cornyn threatens WWIII if Dems try to seat Al

Is Cheney setting up a defense for himself by attacking Obama so overtly?

Kudos for journalistic ethics

Black caucus calls for more diversity in bailouts

Time for a cute puppy break.......

Are we there Yet?

Republicans Release Their Alternative Budget

Nice Anti-American Remark There, CNBC!

Ford issues statement on its plan

Glenn Beck encourages audience to decide whether to drive a stake

Hey DUers!! THIS is the Enemy:

Talking about fighting about fighting about talking about agreeing without fighting about talking

Kiss UAW votes bye-bye.

Lawrence Summers

We need to Support our President to Refute Corporate Government to Restore Democracy for All

Why Does The Media Seem Quiet (relatively Speaking) On The Minnesota Recount?

Experts: Bias didn't skew NH polls against Clinton

Remember These Guys? (Thanks gblady!)

Obama administration guaranteeing warrantees for Domestic vehicles

Bailing out banks but not automakers, sending troops into Afghanistan with no idea what to do,

A political site that tracks Obama's promises:

If America's CEO can't turn the economy around in 60 days........

Cars vs. Cash

Some here falsely believe Obama Bailed Out AIG

ABC News: GM’s Rick Wagoner will receive a $20 million retirement plan.

The difference between MTP with Tim Russert and with David Gregory

OK, did anyone else notice the two contradictory LBN posts (that got precisely the same reaction?)

People upset at Obama about GM should watch "Roger And Me"

DU Politics Poetry Jam - "Lay down "

Why car companies are different from banks -- a small insight

Any Suggestions For A More Pro-Democratic Forum?

Obama to House Democrats: If we don't do it now. "they will not get done"

Please take a moment & view a DUer's talent

KO talking about Obama elitists with some guy who says that

Question: Why ask the Auto CEO for his resignation, and not the Banking CEOs?

Jonathan Chait (TNR): Why the Democrats Can't Govern

After Wagoner, Bank of America's CEO may be the next to go

Krugman slips up and let's his true colors shine through

"W.H. discusses possible bankruptcy" - WH is focused on the Bondholders taking a haircut.

Over The Past 30 Years, How Would You Rank The Presidents From Most Progressive to Least?

Over The Past 30 Years, How Would You Rank The Presidents From Most Progressive to Least?

Krugman: Climate of Change (flashback)

Krugman was once an Obama supporter (June 2008-November 2008)

Obama/Geithner "plan" for the auto industry versus the Obama/Geithner "plan" for Wall Street...

Why do Americans see socialism in such negative light?

Treasury proposals: Legislation for Resolution and Framework For Regulatory Reform

Marijuana Town Hall Denial

I HAVE to get this Off my Chest. I'M IN LOVE!

When something is this beautiful, this perfect - it has to be shared with the world (or lounge)

The problem here with discussions at DU

(is now a bad time for a photo thread?)

Obama's teleprompter

Paul Krugman Has Never Liked Obama

Obama signs Public Lands Management Act protecting 2,000,000 acres of wilderness

Democratic Underground

Folks, have we been invaded?

"The White House has consulted with [Krugman] on many matters"

General Motors lost $82 BILLION dollars under Wagoner.

"Actress" Angie Harmon: "If I have anything to say against Obama it's not because I'm a racist..."

There is very little here but anger.

OK, this is my take, and you probably don't give damn, but I'll say it anyway

Seriously, what are you doing here if you think Obama

A Plea for Help, Really Bad Times Have Hit Me and my Family

Are there any arguments for Geithner's plan not based on "OMG Obama is teh AWESOME!"?

The Quiet Coup by Simon Johnson: "The finance industry has captured our government"

New York Times On The Precipice

Obama Climate Envoy Tempers Hope, But UN Cheers Bush's Exit

Colombian father accused of decades-long incest, rape

Khmer Rouge prison boss on trial for war crimes

Briton jailed for China protest

No U.S. Plans to Stop Korea on ICBM Test

China Will Reopen Tibet to Tourists

Seven killed in Thai south violence: police

U.S. deploys anti-missile ships before N.Korea launch

Myanmar reassures Bangladesh over border row

Child caught after falling three stories

Pension Insurer Shifted To Stocks (Federal Agency Under Bush Bought Risk Just Before Market Crashed)

22 die in stampede at Ivory Coast soccer match

Brother Killed 2 Sisters, Stabbed Third

In Iraq, 2 Key U.S. Allies Face Off (Government Riles Sunni Awakening With Leader's Arrest)

Iraq Sunni (Awakening Leader) guard wanted for grave crimes - US

CAMBODIA: Khmer Rouge Trials May Expose US, China

Filipino militants set time for hostage beheading

Bernanke Seeks to Avert Pressures on Fed After Crisis (Update1)

Nigeria: Halliburton - FG Asks U.S. to Name Indicted Citizens

Rep. Kucinich Seeks Information On Merrill Lynch Bonuses

U.S. Soldier gets 35 years for murdering 4 Iraqis execution-style

Magnitude 4.3 Earthquake Shakes South Bay

Warships set sail ahead of N. Korean launch

Google Plans to Offer Free Downloads in China

Royal welcome for Mexican leader

U.S. Moves to Overhaul Ailing Carmakers.

Eight die in Afghanistan attack

US soldier guilty in killing of 4 Iraqis in 2007

Muslim island must give up polygamy as price of being part of France

Obama signs public lands reform bill

Tibetan monk killed in clash in western China

Analysis: Obama tougher on autos than banks

U.S. Pension Insurer Shifted to Stocks Ahead of Sept. Plunge

Pakistani police say retaking academy from gunmen

NKorea says 2 US journalists will stand trial

5 killed, 2 injured in Santa Clara shooting

Lawyer: Ex-US officials must face torture charges

The Executive Who Brought Down AIG Joseph Cassano Made More Than $300 Million at the Insurance Firm

Pentagon war spending hits $685.7 billion - GAO

Callers describe atmospheric disturbance (bright light loud sound Va.-Md.-NC)

Obama's Remarks On Auto Industry Restructuring - Full Transcript

Biden listens to top Central American leaders

Winds of Change Evident in U.S. Environmental Policy


Judge denies British MP Galloway's request to enter Canada

Healthcare reform vital, U.S. health agency says

Five held over suspected plot to disrupt G20 summit with explosives stunt

U.S. Decides to Release Detainee at Guantánamo

Chrysler, Fiat reach partnership deal

Often Split, Arab Leaders Unite for Sudan’s Chief

G.I.s Blinded, Hospitalized by Laser 'Friendly Fire'

Snow Could Complicate Flood Recovery

Obamas to use own cash to redecorate White House

Romney Working on 2012 Election Bid

Anti-war activist Steve Hamilton dies

New GM CEO: Bankruptcy May Be Best Option for Automaker

Real plumbers oppose appearance by Joe the Plumber

NJ labor inspector admits taking $1.8M in bribes (looking the other way when firms skirted the law)

Spices linked to latest salmonella outbreak

Chinese seniors say they're under siege

Federal Judge Blocks Charges In Pa. 'Sexting' Case

Gingrich becomes a Catholic, then has dinner at Café Milano

Former Cheney Aide Suggests That Hersh’s Account Of ‘Executive Assassination Ring’ Is Certainly True

Name something relatively uncommon that you've done

Spanish human rights attorney: ‘I would recommend that Mr. Feith…get a very good lawyer.’

Obama denies bailout funds for automakers

Judge Must Release Woman Sentenced to Jail for Being Poor, ACLU Says in Court Papers

Indira Gandhi's Grandson Jailed Before Elections - Claims Video Altered

Obama's Afghanistan Plans

The Passion of Sister Dottie S Dixon ad 1 - LOVE IT!

CRICKETS 2: The Republican Budget

Margaret Thatcher's funeral

Seymore Hersh trying not to feel 'Pollyanna' hopeful about Obama & the Middle East

GOP Drafts Fake Budget With No Numbers

Young Turks: Honor Suicides In Muslim Countries??

"BLUEPRINT" - Tell Congress to Pass the Obama Budget

Colibri Workers - Showdown at Colibri

But how can the administration not see how it looks to the rest of the country?

FauxNews Attacks UAW, suggests firing Union Head

Fox News: A Monolith of Shameful Reporting

Obama & Dems talk budget passage

White House Spokesperson Questioned About Obama's Position on Marijuana

Young Turks: NY Democrat Hit With Slimy Death Penalty Ad

K. Vanden Heuvel tries to teach Morning Schmoe about Russian disaster capitalism

Disturbing Direct TV Commercial (EUTHANIZING AMERICA)

Geithner - Not in favor of banning naked credit default swaps

TYT- The Secret Code Words of Sean Hannity and Karl Rove

Full Comments of Gov. Granholm regarding Wagoner on the Today Show

TYT: Obama Treating Union Contracts Differently Than Wall St. Contracts?

Hersh on assassination ring

DNC Web Ad: Who's Driving The Bus?

Rep. John Shimkus @ subcommittee on environment: God decides when the "earth will end"



OT - Constructive criticism - Where do we draw the line?

OT - Thanks cbayer for the suggestion and wakemeup for the second. Got a new avatar -


Moderator Availability Thread for Monday March 30th 2009





wimern folk




i eat men like air




freddie mertz


Snip, Alphacentauri 3/30



Red Hot Dr Joe

Bossy Monkey





16th International Graphic Humor Biennial ‘Cuba 2009’ In Defense of Humanity

The secret war against American workers

So, You're Saying God's Really a Turtle?

Exclusive: AIG Was Responsible For The Banks' January & February Profitability

Right Wing Tea Parties - Brooks Brothers Riot, Redux

Why the Democrats Can't Govern-Look who's killing Obama's agenda now.

Vast Spy System Loots Computers in 103 Countries

NYT inflates the bogus legend of Glenn Beck, ignores 9/11 hypocrisy

Will the third party candidate please stand up...

Stocks Will Drop; Banks Will Go Belly Up - Roubini

Geithner Says Some Banks to Need ‘Large Amounts’ of Assistance

THE INFLUENCE GAME: NRA clout shapes policy agenda

General Motors' CEO Resigns, To Join AIG!

Libya's Kadhafi hurls insults at Saudi king

Project For The Rehabilitation Of Neoconservatism (FPI aka PNAC 2.0)

Rising Powers Challenge U.S. on Role in I.M.F.

Under a Flourescent Moon (James Kunstler)

How Will GOP Whine About Obamas Eschewing Redecorating Funds?

New Frank Factor Show #12

From War Crimes to Fiscal Folly: Cheney's Lurid Legacy


Dallas ISD, area firms sought worker visas amid job losses

Analysis: Obama tougher on autos than banks

Oil: Exxon Chairman's $400 Million Parachute, Lee Raymond

Sy Hersh: Cheney Told Israelis Obama Eats 'Pastrami on White with Mayo'

Predatory Lenders' Partner in Crime

Teachers for CEO merit pay

Bush official Charles E.F. Millard shifted insurer's billions into stocks just before crash

Paulson laments not getting more ‘kudos’ for saving the economy.

Think gov't can't fix the auto industry? Then how did it manage to fix the railroad industry—twice?

Trust Your Guts by William Greider

Geithner Plan II

Asia Times: G-20 maps road for chaos

Dirty Secrets of College Waitlists

Anti-Choice Activists Become Cheerleaders for Death of Children

Who would you rather trust - the BBC or a blogger?

Should Pope Pius XII be made a saint? Leave that to the Vatican to decide

The Top 10 Conservative Idiots, No. 361

Winds of Change Evident in U.S. Environmental Policy

Ascent Solar Opens (30 MW/year) Thin Film Manufacturing Plant (200 jobs, Denver)

Ersol Solar Energy to Raise Production Capacity to 630 Megawatts pper year (1100 jobs, Germany)

Transitioning to Renewable Energy

North Andover business makes the switch from fossil to solar fuel (Mass.)

(US) Renewable Energy Generation Climbs in 2008, Fossil Fuels Dip

Surge of college students pursuing 'clean energy' careers

Massachusetts To Tap Stimulus Funds To Hike Solar Power....By 30 Megawatts

Obama envoy: Time to act on climate change—We want to make up for lost time

U.S. to Host Forum on Climate Change

Revkin/NYT - Some Debate Among Climate Scientists On Tipping Points, Worst-Case Outlooks

Climate lobbying in D.C. attracts Texans—Employment surges…

Chem/Eng News - US Army Dumped Lewisite, Mustard, Munitions, VX Into Oceans 73 Times: Search Begins

The Future of Climate Change: How to Teach Children to Conserve

Time of conception linked to birth defects in United States (Spring & Summer pesticide use?)

xpost: U.S. power use tumbling with recession

GDP X-Post: Obama Signs Public Lands Management Act protecting 2,000,000 million acres of wilderness

Warming Sign Abundant In FL & Elsewhere - MA, Canadian Fishermen Pulling In Mahi-Mahi

Nitrate (agricultural runoff) Stimulates Greenhouse Gas Production (Nitrous Oxide) in Small Streams

Layoffs in Nuclear Industry on the Horizon

Is it true?

Microbes turn electricity directly to methane (well… CO2, H2O and electricity… 80% efficient)

UK Emigration To NZ Up Sharply - 18,000 In 2008; Many See Islands As Eco-Refuge

Surveillance vehicles take flight using alternative energy (using fuel cells for weight advantage)

New Hope for Controversial 'Cold Fusion' Power Source

Mad as a meat ant: new weapon against cane toads

Going back to school to finish BS in Environmental Studies. Need advice, please .

Phosphates from fertilizers, washed into the soil, washed into the lake...

"Chu Entertains FutureGen Alliance"

What do you think American society will look like in a hundred years?

No uranium sales unless India signs NPT: Australia

Lianas Exploding Across Neotropics; Scientist Seeks Reasons For Major Plant Community Shifts

Suntech's…Technology Achieves Efficiencies of 19% on Mono-crystalline PV Cells…in Production

I just bought some new CF bulbs for the first time since 2000, and feel like Rip Van Winkle

Cuba Advances in Surgical Treatment for Epilepsy

Cuba holds massive exhibit of U.S. contemporary art

Can the West cultivate ideas from Cuba's 'Special Period'?

NYT: "Janet Jagan, Chicago Native Who Led Guyana, Dies at 88"

FIDEL: China, the future great economic power

Sen Menendez Resists Move to Ease Restrictions on Cuba

UN human rights report blasts Bolivian opposition

"Venezuela to Nationalize Drug Trafficking-Linked Airline, Aeropostal

EvaGolinger: "Conspiracy and Propaganda Ctrs: Illegal US Consulates in Venezuela"

TODAY, 5 PM (EDT): WBAI "Cuba in Focus" Prog. Features Ricardo Alarcon, Rev. Lucius Walker

Okay, Peeps, listen up, BoRev Wants You to Sign a Petition . . .

Video: President Lula de Silva interviewed by Fareed Zacharia:

Anyone want to start a Fantasy MLB League?

Whoo-hoo! ***Spoiler***

Auburn wins NCAA Swimming & Diving Championship for coach with inoperable brain cancer.

Spectrum Memories: The Hammer Returns

MLS Goal of the Week: Week 2

Preseason visit to Dallas palace for 49ers


Stanford women advance to the Final Four

Puke finds a way to make me puke even after being ignominiously defeated in the tournament.

Plaxico plea will involve prison time

Today in labor history Mar 30, 35,000 unemployed New Yorkers marched police beat 100, 13 arrests

Job Opening: MAPE seeks Membership Recruitment Specialist (Mn)

Brother Koson past away this morning

Report: Crane Collapse Linked To Cheap Chinese Repair Job (Two NYC construction workers died)

US labor secretary "hopeful" on unemployment

Online job ads plummet in WNY (over 30% in one year)

Observance of Labor History Week, State Holiday Honoring César Chávez Encouraged

Colibri Workers - Showdown at Colibri

Company fined $70K for scaffold collapse

OSHA Cites Mississippi Contractor Following Worker Fatality

Obama Auto Plan: Not A Word About Protecting Autoworker Jobs, Pensions Or Health Care

UAW Lost 7.3% of Members as Auto Cuts Outpaced Gains

Statement by U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis on American automotive industry

Bank Employee Reports Suspected Fraud, Suffers Retaliation; OSHA Steps In (over SEC violation)

B & H Foto Agrees to Pay $4.3 Million to Hispanic Workers

Jury awards $6M to worker in Secaucus construction mishap (jury was outraged at the conditions)

JOB OPENING regional new media specialist must live in Pennsylvania or DC

Obama: Labor's Pains (administration's plan for Detroit does few favors for the UAW)

Thinking Outside The Box to Get The Employee Free Choice Act EFCA Passed

Dean urges passage of same sex marriage bill (and so does Leahy)

The Death of Petty Officer Schindler and DADT

Sharon Smith - Unite and Fight? Marxism and Identity Politics

looking for a link, Suze Orman's list of financial benefits that come with marriage

Report: Gays sentenced to death in Iraq, executions to begin next week

Palin's AG Pick Called Gays "Degenerates"

Barney Frank clarifies why Scalia is a homophobe on his website

West Virginia rejects anti-gay amendment

Another Freeper-Type Outrage: Quizno's....

Cuba Advances in Surgical Treatment for Epilepsy

Super-chemo targets cancer spreading to the liver

I wonder why my elderly (84) sister in law's stomach get so hugely distended?

Keeping Our Heads - Hardly anyone outside of an emergency room knows how to respond to brain trauma.

Stem Cell “Natural” Breast Enlargement in the UK

Syria Calling (Seymour M. Hersh)

State: No reason to disqualify (Avigdor) Lieberman from office

‘Gaza Cannot Remain An Open-Air Prison Forever’

Are Religious Soldiers To Blame for Alleged Abuse?

Martin Fletcher: Palestinian discord over Holocaust concert

Arab leaders back 'wanted' Bashir

Concern on Left: Govt of settlers under way

Chavez: No plan to restore ties with Israel

IDF Ends Gaza Probe, Says Misconduct Claims Are 'Rumors'

New Mental Health Peer Support website

Do you think a lot of straight people are embarrassed at how we are treated in this country?

Economic Boycott of Israel Works: 21% of Israeli Exporters Affected

Alternative Economists Who President Obama should seek advice from

Obama Denies Funding to Automakers; What Happens to $1T in CDS?

(Reuters) GM, Chrysler rocked by Obama autos team hard line

Rising Powers Challenge U.S. on Role in I.M.F.

America the Tarnished - Krugman

Banks Starting to Walk Away on Foreclosures

Wanted: Bulldog


The Quiet Coup by Simon Johnson: "The finance industry has captured our government"

My Panacea

AIG and GM: A Double Standard

Dylan Ratigan gone from CNBC

We all know what this means

Creators of Military Gay Ban Tell Author It Was "Based on Nothing"

A new plan needed as the cycle grows vicious

“Kansans to vote on gun ownership amendment”

Oh my, Sen. Kerry-Please get with it.

Question about NFA title 3 weapons.

HR 45 Gun Control Bill

Big surprise, AK-47 NOT used in Oakland shooting

Majority of Americans don't fault US gun laws for Mexican violence

Adding Up the Bailout Total

The Elephant In The Bailout Room

We need to set up an email list, to help get our message out!!

6 more shot to death in California

2nd U.S. GI Convicted For Iraqi Executions Soldier Pleads Guilty To Murder In Deaths Of Bound ......


At the aquarium


Good morning

I finally got the camera out

Salmon colored roses In the spot you already know, on my kitchen table, in the afternoon sun

fun facts to how and tell. . .

did anybody on the East Coast see this last night?

The Stars This Week: "Use Your Brakes!" - March 30 - April 5, 2009

A request for help from DUer TexasLady (hard story of *really* bad luck).

Karen Bishop Wings, March 25

Can you all spare some love and support for Jitterbug Perfume?

A little help on listing my house for sale?

Does anyone else feel....extraordinarily on edge....

Quantum weirdness: What we call 'reality' is just a state of mind

'Reason is the greatest enemy that faith has.'

Following atheist trend, Britons seek 'de-baptism'

Did anyone watch History Channel's "Battles BC" about King David this weekend?

If believers are firm in their belief, why do they get pissed if people voice their doubts?

Religion in the Science Class

If atheists are firm in their non-belief, why do they feel the need to....

Damn you all C & B...Bread People

What's for dinner? ~ Monday the 30th

Crepes go South of the Border

S.F. teachers urged to emulate Jimi Hendrix

Are Your Children Playing With Lucifer's Testicles?

Stop Puppy Mills—Urge Committee to Pass HB 3180!

Press Release: Bills to abolish homebuilder's commission to be heard

Colleges line up against allowing guns on campuses

Eldorado--one year later

The Number One Ladies' Detective Agency

You Can't Touch Me I'm Part .....

CP: Judge to rule whether British MP can enter Canada

Any web developers/programmers (php, SQL) here?

did anyone see the 60 minutes

A good April fools prank

IE8 - so now it can handle tables in CSS