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Archives: March 7, 2009

Do those blasted "clean coal" ads make you puke, too!!!???

McLaughlin Group. Talking about nationalization of banks. nt

Time to make some lemonade out of these lemons!

Senate recount trial: Day 30 (Franken-Coleman)

French archbishop scoops 'Macho of the Year' award

Belated Reply to Accusation that Michael Jackson looks scary? Check this out:

Question about the fat bag 'o shit's claim.....

Is Cutting-Edge Marijuana Lab the Future of Legitimate Pot?

Bernie Madoff can't hold a candle to these thugs. We know where the money went...

I want to say how bad I feel about CA prop 8 (though I keep my fingers crossed)

The King Of Pop (dial up warning pic)

Former NASA chief of staff is indicted (another Bush appointee)

Latest Freeper-types from the Fidonet

Zimbabwe PM's Party Wants Probe Into Crash; Only Vehicle in Convoy Struck

3 years in prison for Canadian man who left daughters in field to die during blizzard

“We are, some say, the saucer that cools the coffee" ......

3/7/09 Hint for the day

RNC to make a show of support for embattled Chairman Steele

Japanese government giving Billions to Toyota to finance cars sold in North America

Have you noticed that the media keeps saying Obama promised to end all earmarks? He didn't

In case you missed The Daily Show - Santelli

Congressman Labels Obama 'Abortion President' Ahead of Stem Cell Reversal

Tom the Dancing Bug TOON: "Day of the Zombie Banks!"

The Manhattan Project of Marijuana

Many jobless have to pay fees to get unemployment money

Is it just me or does Michael Jackson's face really creep you out too? Yikes!

The Obamas are partying it up at the WH...

Twelve Things that Never Happened in U.S. History

Something that Republicans agree with Marx about

WJ this morning - lifting the ban on stem cell research

If Lee Harvey Oswald didn't kill JFK or wasn't a lone gunman, who did?

Republicans: "Stop Government Health Care, because it works!"

Aide to Rep. Don Young (Corrupt Bastards Club, Alaska) Indicted In Abramoff Scam

Ill. panel seeks advice preventing youth suicide

TOON: The Radical Fringe -- Sunlight (Dory Hippauf)

Digby: The Smoking Wreckage of Limbaugh Nation

with the omnibus number of Republicans with earmarks in the omnibus spending bill they may . . .

Check my math. Earmarks vs. Iraq

Goldman, AIG Skip Hong Kong’s Rugby Party Amid Tighter Scrutiny

Wiretaps Mess Will Foul Courts and Congress for a Long Time

Bank bailouts are inefficient. A more effective plan would be to

How to stop the drug wars - Prohibition has failed (The Economist)

Leave Rush Alone...

Afghan protesters blocked the path of U.S. military convoy - say overnight raid killed 4 civilians

What will replace the Republican Party?

Classic El Rushbo

Think job losses won't get worse? Think again

My God, but I'm getting tired of hearing about Limbaugh...

Judges on Siegelman panel were all GOP appointees

More good news on the business front

So I had an interview with a foreign owned company this week

For ex-offenders, older workers, uneducated, jobs even harder to find

Shoe Reportedly Thrown at Iranian President Ahmadinejad

Good News on the business front

What Wall Street is unwilling to do is to

What Wall Street is unwilling to do is to

U2's new song sucks.

U2's new song sucks.

DNC Seeking Slogan for Billboard in Rush Limbaugh's Backyard

MarketWatch: For Silicon Valley, this time around could be even worse than the last bust

POLITICO: Rep. Grayson won't hold his tongue 3/6/2009

Republicans act like 5-year olds.....funny video.

Howard Dean Under Consideration for Surgeon General

I'm not sure all DUers understand Rushicans

What would change the psychology of Americans?

Midtown office tower sold at deep discount

US to test local wells for traces of uranium - you will not guess where

Peter Schiff was right - 2006-2007

What happened with Air America Radio and Thom Hartmann?

Dick Armey: Rush Limbaugh Is Right About Obama

Nationalization of Lloyds of London

Is this bank seizure (or 2 or 3) per week pre-scheduled and phased to avoid a mass panic?

A great idea for those against the 9yo having twins aborted...

Russia's Ford plant begins production of Mondeo

Looks like you can't do anything in Milton, Florida. From Blast Off blog.

Want to see some change?

Senate clears way to reverse polar bear rule

New Poll Reveals 56 Percent Of Americans Favor Bank Nationalization

India Says Pakistan Risks Becoming 'Failed State'

Gratuitous provocation is the reason a lot of people hate liberals.

ACLU: CIA Confirms 12 Destroyed Videotapes Depicted "Enhanced Interrogation Methods"

"Zippy" on the "unfunniness" of Barack Obama...

If I Say "The Rush An Fox Have Made Them Rabid" They Say "So You Think Putin?"

No Oath Required for Rove, Miers Testimony, None Needed: House Judiciary Source

Got a new button that might come in handy

How big is Limbaugh's audience?

Been to LBN lately? Obama lawyers argue to drop Yoo torture suit

Can pomegranates replace poppies (heroin) in Afghanistan?

How to Save Money On a Funeral


No Regrets: Dole Staffer Defends Ad Attacking 'Godless Americans'

CNN Calls Out Republican Leadership For Their Hypocricy In Earmarks

You think the next time some bonehead wants to go to war Americans will ask how much it gonna cost?

Is Rush Limbaugh To big to fail???? nt

Secy of State International Women of Courage

Matt Taibbi: Limbaugh is an abrasive, divisive, fat, pill-popping, idiot.

Why did we ignore this recession for over a year?

A Heap of BS from The Washington Post: "George W. Obama"

Why republicans want Obama and his economy to fail...

Russian FM: Make Middle East nuclear weapons-free zone

Flash: Front Page of Washington Newspaper Contains No News

Fundie dogfight: Religious Right turns on babykiller Sam Brownback

The only thing that will change the evil in the Catholic Church...

Time to Board China's Infrastructure Train

Well, THANK YOU Mr. President!

invasion of giant squid - for real - eating up Calif's sea food

Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me.

When will Sen. Tom Coburn (R - CRAZY!!111!) report to prison?

OT: Dogs in Bee Costumes

Is anyone else getting tired of Republicans and the rich labeling themselves as "The Achievers"...

Brits to "Recognize" Hezbollah

Will Arlen Specter switch parties?

Where's the food bank thread?

In Obama Tax Plan, A Shift of Wealth From the Top Down

Just how bad *is* the economy??

Fuck Richard Simmons. Fuck Weight Watchers. Fuck fat people.

Eye for an eye:

American politics

“UK ex-commander says Afghanistan mission ‘worthless’" so why is the US sending more troops?


I just watched "The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas"-spoiler alert.

A thousand drops- all prop 8 supporters should have to read

If a CIA paid shill was posting here and you found out, you couldn't say anything

New Hamp[shire PSNH customers! Check in if your bills have been crazy high.

MI5 telegrams 'fed interrogation'

any brits here?

any brits here?

Washington plans for big bank failure

I finally realized who Michael Steel reminds me of.

Lookie lookie Bush may be next for the Hague

Fox & Friends has a Religion correspondent?!?!

Why I carry a Gun

"Tigerhawk" Explains Why the Rich Are Better Than You and Me

Bread Lines Seen in California

I always thought that a janitor was one of those jobs that "Americans didn't want to do"

Elder's Meditation of the Day - March 7

I commited tax fraud while in college

NY County bans cancer causing plastic for babies

Barkley to tent city, shows off the new Nike jumpsuits

The Republicans these days are a rag-tag gaggle of no-counts & hot-heads.

Sisters helping others marks International Women's Day


John Yoo Blames Media For Distorting Context of His Legal Memos

Compare & contrast: Condiscending Rice vs. Hillary Clinton

President Puts Defense Contractors on Notice: Crackdown on Costs Is Coming

Hating the Poor for Not Being Poor Enough - and another way to help the homeless

Interesting look at the CA (R) approach to our budget and their backlash against Maldonado -

Another two Freeper-types from the Fidonet

CNN has interview with the jailed Charles Barkley. Topics include Limbaugh and Madoff. See it at 7pm

Which country would you LEAST want to live in?

Mortality rate for women during climate-related natural disasters 14 times higher than for men.

Feminist Career Center Jobs

One question: What does the Brazilian archbishop have to do with pedophilic priests?

So Michael Steele wants the GOP to go Hip Hop?

TV converter box coupons start flowing again (AP)

Appropriate Punishment for Bank CEOs et al?

The Democrats have deployed a "SECRET" plan, to destroy the Republican party.

"The Axis of Drivel" (Jindal, Steele & Rush)

Cornyn warns: No more fights if Democrats get 60 votes

That Darned Catholic Church!

Have Rush Limbaugh's ratings really "doubled," as the WashPost claims?

Why is the United States allied with countries like Iran and Sudan in opposing women's rights?

Tell me it is DU and not my computer that just came back from

SOCIALISM started under Bush with Bailouts to banks and creation of Monopolies

We already HAVE bread lines people

Why Donald Trump is Still Considered a Good Businessman

Explain to me...who STILL uses FIDOnet, and why??

Any DUers have white-wall tires on their ride?

Thank you, President Obama

Anyone know of a good summary of the various car-buying incentives in Recovery Act, etc.

AlterNet: At this point, the pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly is basically a public menace.

13 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Daylight Saving Time

If something is so big that it creates disaster if it fails, then why on Earth does it even exist?!

If something is so big that it creates disaster if it fails, then why on Earth does it even exist?!

Threat is over for now. Thank GOD> I HATE storms

Anybody else find it gratifying to pop the little bubbles in bubble-wrap with

So let me see if I understand this:

Conspicuous Consumption

Michael Steele Takes Down His Blog

The Republican Party and Rush Limbaugh

Daymn. See ya in the basement sirens just sounded for my city

Michael Lind: Obama needs to follow FDR, Eisenhower

YOO (Scared Shitless) WSJ Editorial: "Yes, We Did Plan for Mumbai-Style Attacks in the U.S."

Do You Give Money To Homeless People

I wanted bush to fail

Insurance is a joke. I had surgery this week...We pay for good insurance Delta Dental

Congress Establishes New Department Of Finding Change On The Ground (audio)

Sorry, Politico. Jindal's "problem" is bigger than comparisons to Kenneth the frigging Page.

Has anyone seen the HBO documentary "Right America: Feeling Wronged"?

How many people in your family have served/are serving in the military?

Why Conservatives Spend More on Pornography

"population overshoot" . . . exceeding the carrying capacity of the planet . . .

Limbaugh crosses the Delaware

Rental prices in northern NH are down and they are doing month to month

Stephanie Miller makes a joke and the mouth breathers go bat shit

What About a ‘Do-Over’ in Minnesota? 71% of Republicans want to redo election

2001 to 2009 = 1921 to 1929 on steroids when you start adding up dollars.

Apology To Limbaugh Not Enough

Up & walking & eating & in good spirits & pure, unrepentant evil straight down to her bone marrow

Retribution-Recompense .... Why we can't "get past" this financial debacle

Young american men today don't know/do nuthin' but play video games......

Fort Stewart, Georgia, soldier suicide and chaplain care shoved down their throats

Cocaine in Spain is hidden by a sprain?

Why are Neo-Conservatives still making foreign policy??

Three great articles in The Progressive

Pentagon Contract for Beetle Borne Surveillance

Rapper gives out posters with smoking/drinking/gun to middle schoolers

Why Rush is Wrong by David Frum (a conservative lament)

It's really fun/refreshing to discuss things among (mostly) friends......

"The American people will never knowingly adopt socialism. But, under the name of 'liberalism,'.....

Tim Pawlenty is a PIG

Hannity's "First 100 Days Puzzle" has the Clintons underneath

Question: did Prez O ever say he would *immediately*...

Do you want to know what is really happening with the economy?

UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown slams Prop. 8

Adam Smith: Bankruptcy brings about "liberation of the public revenue."

Anecdotal work story--Democrats and Republicans

About the time change.....

Erin Burnett Makes CNBC Even More Loathsome

Can somebody help me find a toon?

Ohio School Gets 700 Applicants for **SINGLE** Janitorial Job

Anti-Contraception Senator Proposes 900% Price-Hike On Contraception For College Women

TWISTER>>>>>>it is only March 7th and already the weather is screwy

Why does CNN think Roland Martin's opinion is worth listening to?

Meet the F*@kers. AIG's Joseph Cassano

OMG! The Rock Obama! SNL right now...

Young American Men who do nothing but play video games gets locked.


Just saw the movie NETWORK tonight for the first time

So when do you think the welfare queen will be making a comeback?

In Florida, Medicare plus means big HMO profits

They're Not Even Trying...

An absolutely disgusting comment from a Supreme Ct. Chief Justice

Why should we have to "earn" health care?

A great mistake that Republicans make and about which Democrats are no better

We're not fighting in Afghanistan or Pakistan - We're fighting in Pushtunistan,

Legislator wants welfare recipients drug tested

NY Times: Bank of Ann Arbor caters to Muslim customers

Eventually Obama is going to have to ignore Republicans and do what is needed...

Prop. 8 Ruling May Lead To Civil Unions For All

How will mandated private health insurance be better than what we have now?

'average guy' robs bank.....(easy way out of bankruptcy)

You're a member of DU and your plane is going down in flames

Separated at Birth

Scary kids' dentists on 20/20 last night.


Freepers can't even tell what a Muslim is

What Battered Newsrooms Can Learn From Stewart's CNBC Takedown

Preferred Stocks

Chavez to Obama: Go wash your ass**** (CHAVEZ MANDA A LAVARSE ESE PALTO A OBAMA)

Laid-back Lahore faces a frightening future

Old America through the eyes of old newspapers

How Many "Democrats" Will Desert Working Families On Employee Free Choice?

Okay. Now I'm freaking out a little bit.

Do you like Daylight Saving Time?

What would You consider 'Affordable' Medical Insurance?

What would You consider 'Affordable' Medical Insurance?

So you want just pure capitalists (no more of this social program stuff)

Will New Power Lines Run Through Your Back Yard?

Here's A Protest Sign For Ya !!!

Enough! DEMAND to know where every last penny has gone

Holy cow. Credit Default Counterparties have 1st claim on assets?

Mom who reported for duty with kids in tow given honorable discharge

Unemployment Recepients to be tested for drugs.....

Families demand answers about '89 Venezuela massacre victims

Should the Obama administration negotiate with “reconcilable” Taliban?

Fuck You “Joe the Whatever,” You Deserve No Healthcare and $4 an Hour Job:

Rush Lickballs Audience Size

New forum suggestion: support group for family members of right-wingers

Note to Sen. Reid

Majority of Americans support Single Payer----Why hire an "adviser" who wants to PRIVATIZE MEDICARE?

Frank Rich: Some Things Don’t Change in Grover’s Corners

On the topic of drug tests for public assistance recipients, please consider before you judge.

Dawkins Sez: "Teach *Intelligent Falling* Along With The Theory of Gravity"

Republicans are disgusting hateful hypocritical assholes.

CNBC Speechless After Being Shredded By The Daily Show

Howard Dean's speech in Harrogate today seemed well-received

The bursting of the ethanol bubble.

World's largest watch store prepares for Daylight Savings Time

CNN is showing Tent City

Auburn family’s path to foreclosure began with mortgage after 2 bankruptcies

Hunting Instructor Orders Liberals to Leave Class

The jobs problem will only be solved when trade and tax laws are rewritten so that it is no longer..

Secret Service Visit Freeperville

for discussion: is anything too important to be left to the vagaries of the market?

for discussion: is anything too important to be left to the vagaries of the market?

Obama: Another $750 Billion Needed for Banks

The Case for Giving Eli Lilly the Corporate Death Penalty

Gloria Estefan says CIA tried to recruit her as a spy

Defending the profits of the health care industry

Bravo President Lula - the medical profession was more right than the Church

Why don't some people get it?

Why does history repeat itself?

Home Safe and Sound/Baby Update

Stuuuuupid Halls cough drop commercial: Take a cough drop and keep on handling our food.

Eastwood's CHANGELING and its depiction of treatment of women

Would You Want Health Care Run Like The Post Office?

Would You Want Health Care Run Like The Post Office?

Role Reversal: As recession lengthens, more men are laid off and become Mr. Moms

The U.S. Financial System Is Effectively Insolvent - The BAILOUTS Won't Stop The Ship From Sinking

IS ANYONE SUPRISED? (middle-class drifts toward poverty instead of affluence)

Perhaps All The Health Insurance Companies Should Be Asked To Defend Why They.......

Can Anyone Give Me Information About How To "Twitter" Or "Tweat?" My Daughter Got

See what happens when there is no Midlo containment

Is it too early to go out to a bar and get my ass kicked just for fun?

The Vote is tied!

It hurts me too

For Lent, I gave up rogering the neighbour's wife.

For Lent, I gave up rogering the neighbour's wife.

What the hell is going on?

EWWWW!!! my cat just came all the way across the room to sneeze all over my face

California to ban college cafeteria meal plans that include GMO foods.

Your favorite Little Britain character/s.


Awwwwww, A-freaking-dorable!

Watchmen - I wanted to love it

Smurfing is really just a euphemism for fucking, isn't it?

God dammit!

Some folks trust in reason, others trust in might....

The King Of Pop (dial up warning pic)

Beethoven Symphony 7 Movement 2; Back's "Little" Fugue

In the lounge war...I honestly have to say

Wouldn't you like to be a Pepper too?

Euphemisms for sex

Let's see. Getting hung up on or getting punched in the nuts?

Fun, the most dangerous of seductions

I want to live near a Fresh and Easy goddamnit

It's all roses until you need some help yourself.

Infrastructure at play

It finally happened!

Does anyone want TZ's used socks?

"Trepidating" definition:

I like gas and charcoal: charcoal tastes a bit better, but gas is much more convenient

Well, how's the weather where you are?

sisters visit last night ( pics)

Gator accused of starting fire at abandoned school

Cute Alert

Humor: 911 call

This song resonates tonight.

For Lent, I gave up giving up stuff.

About that thread that never dies...

My 5000th post.

I didn't get slippers for Christmas

I won't say I live on a major migratory fly way but.......

In honor of Jimmy Beaumont and the Skyliners 50 year anniversary

I hate to toot my own horn

*********GAS, GRASS, OR ASS, NO ONE RIDES FREE**********

check your PM

Jesus, don't people pay attention to weather forecasts?

Deleted do to inaccuracies

you know, this is really uncalled for

Piss fuck I got to shoot ass Kansas fuck shit

i still poop a lot

jack blanchard and misty morgan appreciation thred

*********** FLINTSTONES ************

I don't get it. Johnny B. Goode played just like a-ringin' a bell but Chuck keeps yelling "GO?"

help me write a country music song

Any fans of the show Supernatural out there?

The Iggy Button Is Your Friend


jetzt wir machen die roboter

Why can't bridges rent trusses?

anyone else like "caviar" and "champagne?"

"Let Whatever you do today be enough"

Thunders, boomers, and lightening here!

At this moment (3:24, EST), "Thank You For Smoking" is on

AARGH. My cat is too needy!

Coolio busted at LAX

If we're in any way alike - this will scare the crap out of you - in a good way

Midlo, God! Where is the "velvet glove" in this affair??? You are beginning to look like George Bush

Anyone speak Tagolog/ Filipino?

kinda outdoors camera techie question (need a camera viewer)

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Sat 3/7/2009)

The real reason Thomcat has not been online (pictures / sarcasm ahead)

Misc. Sat. morning pics

The two most important reasons to see The Watchmen

8 arrested at Girls Gone Wild party

Why did God create the world?

My apologies in advance: No LOLcats tomorrow. :/

30% off of laptops at Circuit City - one day only; the place shuts down at today's end

It's offically Lelapin and ZombieNixon's birthday!!!

Guitar playing DU'ers: What exactly is that gizmo Peter Frampton uses?

Feel it!

I read a funny quote about the new Jimmy Fallon show.

Hi. My name is Norman Bates. I'm just a normal guy.

we have a lounge war and I just saw one of the four horsemen

I guess I'm an idiot. Someone please explain this to me.

It's MrScorpio's SHOWTIME!

Hatchet Head aka Socks & Kamere: Two cats that HATE eachother

Here I am out to lunch with my dad...

I don't want to set the world on fire.

Just for the record let's get the story straight

"Every two hours a person in America dies in a fire."

Midlo busted at LAX

Tallahassee Florida Extreme Makeover father dies before stepping into house

Who ordered the snow?

I really hate ticketmaster.

In the middle of the night I thought I heard this song, but it's driving me nuts.

Time again for the age-old question: If you could live anywhere in the US, where would you live ..

Do you say Hospital or THE Hospital.

Pond pump recommendations

Blinded by Rainbows - I cannot get this song out of my head

Attention Lounge. The Gray Box smiley now belongs exclusively to me.

Do you have any recent favorite movie soundtracks?

Okay, if any one of you IRL happen to be the guy outside the Chinese Restaraunt....

Well it is that time again- take a Xanax and a Vicodin then go on to bed

The new Comcast ad is an acid trip

I had such a nice dream. I was in a bigger house,

Well, most of us are going to do that stupid Daylight Saving Time trick again tonight.

I wonder what would happen if I entered my own hickey competition?

Alright, lets get this party started!

there's a critter in the attic

I spent the day scooping dog poop and pulling weeds.

I spent the day smoking cat poop and scooping weed.

Should sake be consumed chilled or warm?

Terrel Owens has a new team.

L.E.S. Artistes by Santigold

L.E.S. Artistes by Santigold

I spent the day scooping cat poop and smoking weed.

Two smoking Sammy Davis Jr. clips

oh, i forgot

I feel terribly guilty about the fact that my favorite commercial

Why the hate for Iggy's "TV Eye"?

Okay, this commercial has got to go

I'm cheating on my taxes

I am sitting outside on this wonderfully pleasant day!

Helping my mom with the news of being let go after 41 years of work...

Anyone ever feel like the walking dead? Just checking

We are back with a whole lotta books to read!

Jewel (singer) has two broken legs-fractured tibias just below her knees

So, I just got back from seeing Watchmen. (some minor spoilers)

It's war.

Test post from my new blackberry

2009 has not been kind to the Midlos in terms of technology.

The bar is open, but I may be slow to respond...

What's worse--a night when all of your friends want you to go out but you feel like staying in?

Feeling like crap update: I still feel like crap.

My LOL cat lost his message

I do believe that I am going through one of the most difficult times of my life...

Do you ever try to relay something that happens here to folks IRL

Guys, send me some vibes.

Johnny Tarr!~

Saturday Night Romantic Thread...uh, from...m'bloggy

George Harrison's genius? He wrote "Wah Wah," which makes no effing SENSE, but ROCKS like a MOTHER.

If there are Phish fans out there

Does anyone here make their own laundry detergent?

Ever feel like drinking, to the point of silly drunkeness, but your body says

uh oh.

unsung heroes

My pension fund statement came today. I'm gonna be working until

Would you rather let Matt Damon or Javier Bardem give you a hickey?

Don't forget to set your clocks back 3 hours tonight.

My God! It's rainin' like a mother outside!

Are we supposed to turn the donkey wheel tonight?

Astronomy Picture of the Day - Comet Lulin and Distant Galaxies

People who have used this service do not deserve a government bailout... that is all

Does anyone make in indestructible laundry basket?

*rant* do NOT take your children to see Watchmen.. morans

Bobcaygeon - The Tragically Hip

What in the hell does IIRC mean?

Surprise Asteroid Buzzed Earth Monday

Today, I feel old...

Does anyone make in indestructible picnic basket?

Underwater porn?

Sick game of the day.

I'm one of the causes of the economic crisis

PiGuy propositioned me today - he asked me to make him a man.

Cuddle Parties!

I just got a text from a 4 digit number about finding them on facebook because they are timid.

This edited version of Idiocracy on Comedy Central is just not the same.

The media is a seduction of human desire...Papa Roach

If you are looking for good advice...


I want some of this poop yogurt now.

ok rascal flatts is evil and all but

Boy, do I feel smug...

Any DU Plumbers

Webcamming is really just a euphemism for fucking, isn't it?

Any DUers have white-wall tires on their ride?

A reminder: Daylight Savings starts Tomorrow

I Need an Answer to a "Hit List" Question

Dream or nightmare? (A new fractal)

What do you do with your spare change?

Clean up in aisle 5.

Help me DU mustang lovers...

How do I go about finding the owner

Sleepwalking fail

It took three tries for me to log in, just now

Anyone else need a haircut?

Can I have some Napster advise?

The Rock Obama

Hi. My name is Norma Stitz. Nice to meet you.

A rough night...

A pet-peeve: purposely confusing sociopaths with psychopaths

I was depressed as hell that I reached 30

I'm addicted to Mexican Coke.

Back from the lab: My dastardly experiment in time-movement is on 12 hours away from fruition

Does anybody have a place I can crash?

Should I go to petco and purchase the 3' ladder for Scooter?

RADFORD!!!! in the big dance

Commodore Amiga fans - guess what's coming to a Wii near you?

3rd Rock from the Sun.

New pet peeve. Take this down.

Facebook for 40-somethings--fun or kinda creepy?

OMG - my husband's grandmother's iron skillet just literally

Tales from the cockpit (thanks, Droopy)


Name your kid with a name from Idiocracy

Name your kid with a name from Idiocracy

Help me loose my virginity today! Ask me anything!!!11!!!

What the Lounge needs right now is YAWAT!

Pornographic Quilts!


*****Happy 40th Birthday BeachBaby!*****

there are no words to accurately relate how awesome my music sounds

there are no words to accurately relate how awesome my music sounds

Favorite from the "Proverbs of Hell"

Anybody else find it gratifying to pop the little bubbles in bubble-wrap with

If you were wronged by a business, online or anywhere, what would you do..

Haircut advice

Celeb crushes as of late.

This day will live in infamy ...


Mike Viola fans: what's a good starter album?

Gimme words that sound like insults but aren't, you dipthongs

Do you have the BOOGIE in your butt?

I like everyone.

Why Parche hasn't checked in after his "hot date"

Are there any well-known Muhammads in history who were born before "the" Muhammad (pbuh)?

It's a meat product toy

Driving from Portland to San francisco-any suggestions?

Stitches in your mouth...they are supposed to dissolve. They are just irritating me

Recomend a web site with interesting and diverse content that is updated t least a couple times a

CIA -- Capitalism's Invisible Army

What's your first name IRL?

What words or phrases do you find extremely annoying?

What words or phrases do you find extremely annoying?

How can we kill corporations. ESPECIALLY corporate media

Friday, January 23, 2009

Friday, January 23, 2009

TPM: Was stimulus assumption of unemployment at 8.1% too low?

AZ-Senate: The Man Who Could Take Down John McCain

Prepare yourselves... Doggy cams coming to the White House

Cory Booker 2016?

Anyone up for a dumb Saturday morning question?

Today's GOP in action!

If limpballs were dead

Obama Ponders Outreach to Elements of the Taliban

WP: Job Losses Could Drown Stimulus

Pathetic! A 'We Want Obama to Fail' facebook group

Who the **** is Warner Todd Huston??

Why are some Democratic Senators so Pro Big Business they will destroy the environment?

Obama’s Interview Aboard Air Force One (NYT) (Transcript and Audio)

Let's take a short break from scary economic editorials, zombie banks and Limbaugh to visualize this

PHOTO QUIZ Name the couple (take your time, it's a tricky one)

Treasury island: Geithner's lost crew

Inconvenient Truth II... Return of depression economics: The Slide-Show

Obama isn't relying on blogs to set policy

Sec Clinton: Obama to visit Turkey in the next month

Same day registration gave Obama NC

Do those blasted "clean coal" ads make you puke, too!!!???

Obama ends Bush ban on embryo stem cell research


Obama team take gloves off for fight with radio host Rush Limbaugh

First Lady's Former Prom Date Declares He was Screw-Up

Bob Herbert: Miracles Take Time

NYT: Obama’s Interview Aboard Air Force One

Has anyone else noticed a new meme forming in the last few days about Geithner being "home alone"...

What do you think the best thing that President Obama has done so far is?

POLITICO: Rep. Grayson won't hold his tongue 3/6/2009

Obama mulls reaching out to moderate Taliban: report

So after 30 years of saying that Government is the problem

WaPo editorial declares that Obama is Bush

Two words: what I think REALLY gets under Limbaughs skin about Obama.

D.L. Hughley just said Michael Steele's name should be Michael ALUMINUM!

Darn! I was hoping that was Evan Bayh that Rock Obama threw out the window on SNL.

OK What movie, movies, TV series or DVD box set did Obama get Brown?

NBC Evening News: Avg. work week is 33 hrs. for the American worker.

No change from the GOP

Did the President snub Gordon Brown and does it matter?

U.S. not winning in Afghanistan, Obama says

SNL mocking Tim Geithner

Obama: "If I had been advising my attorney general, we would have used different language”

What gift should the President have given PM Brown?

CNN: Repuke States Seeking Sovereignty??

"Stimulus too small" was treated the same as "Invading Iraq is crazy"

Read the report: ""Sold Out: How Wall Street and Washington Betrayed America"

A Barney Frank question

Specter has ‘strong incentive’ to leave the Republican Party.

A Global deficit summit could be a good idea

Bill Clinton's approval ratings in 1993 and 1994 were pretty bad.

Bernie Madoff is the poster boy for the trouble we're in. President Obama! Jail him.

The Freepers think the citizenship "controversy" is a nationwide phenomenon...

Republicans celebrating on election night

Obama says Blogs aren't a reliabel source of information

Faux News Recon: Bernie Goldberg to Hannity, "Obama's Rush Strategy Will Work!"

David Frum: GOP is on the path to extinction.

Is it conceivable that SS. Clinton might run against President Obama in 2012?

Not much movement in Virginia

Why did Obama give British PM, Gordon Brown, such a crappy gift?

Dan Lacey, what the he.............

PHOTOS Hillary in Turkey

Nationalize? Hey, Not So Fast (interesting considerations)

It's PRESIDENT OBAMA.... not Obama

Freeper Overlord tells his minions to cool it.

Rev. Wright Cautions: Obama 'Ain't Jesus'

Media Blackout on Single-Payer Healthcare: FAIR (Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting)

Obama Channels Cheney

Actors whom you'll always think of in one particular role, and the role.

(UK) Treasury takes 65% Lloyds stake

US military speeding help to Mexico: admiral

Justices Erase Ruling That Allowed Detention

U.S.: Call to "Resist and Deter" Nuclear Iran Gains Key Support

Stanford receiver cuts 1,000 U.S. jobs

Gloria Estefan says CIA tried to recruit her as a spy

Palestinian PM Salam Fayyad submits resignation

Car bomb hits Iraq cattle market

Colombian troops killed in blast

Chavez to Obama: Go wash your ass**** (CHAVEZ MANDA A LAVARSE ESE PALTO A OBAMA)

Malaysian fisherman uses WWII bomb as anchor: report

Iran says ready to cooperate with U.S. on Afghanistan

Grave mistranslation as Clinton tries to make friends with Russia

In many states, cost is slowly killing death penalty

Report: Shoe hurled at Ahmadinejad in Iranian city

Fears mount of new humanitarian crisis in Darfur

'Shoe hurled at Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in Iranian city'

Car bomb targets Pakistan police

Discord likely over ratifying women's rights pact

Company shares $9 million with employees

A Hometown Bank Heeds a Call to Serve Its Islamic Clients

Obama says will do all necessary to boost economy

Guards 'taking their last revenge' at Guantanamo: ex-prisoner

Blair urged to 'reconsider' job

Two British Military Personnel Shot Dead in Northern Ireland

President Puts Defense Contractors on Notice: Crackdown on Costs Is Coming


MI5 ‘colluded in scalpel torture’

Russian FM: Make Middle East nuclear weapons-free zone

Karzai Agrees to Delay Afghanistan's Presidential Election

School gets 700 applicants for (one) janitorial job

Clinton in Turkey speaks of 'friend for all times' (Roundup)

Diabetes drugs given 'too soon'

Cybersecurity chief Beckstrom resigns

Vatican backs abortion row bishop

Top U.S., European Banks Got $50 Billion in AIG Aid

Obama lawyers argue to drop Yoo torture suit

Obama will use spring summit to bring Cuba in from the cold

Obama will use spring summit to bring Cuba in from the cold

Official: Tsvangirai believes fatal crash was deliberate (Zimbabwe)

The Republican Privilege Of Healthcare

Sir David Frost & Senator John Kerry Discuss US Foreign Policy (03/06/09)

Al Jazeera English's Listening Post: Media Vacuum in Taliban Run Swat Valley

Coen Brothers Shoot - "Clean Coal Clean"

Al Jazeera English's Listening Post: DUer Britethorn shares opinion re Coverage of Fallen Soldiers

Subterranean Healthcare Blues

TYT: RNC Continues To Brag About Protecting The Rich W/ LK Of CNBC

Burning Conscience: Israeli Soldiers Speak Out

Species Exinction: "Entire Ecosystems May Face Irreversable Chain Reaction Collapse"

3/6/09: Your Weekly Address

"The Rock" vs Rush

Republicans are riding Michael Steele like a mule

Real News report on "The cost of empire"

Fox Admits To Planting Political Brainwashing In Popular TV Shows

How F#@ked Are We?

Bill Maher's ask for a Mia Culpa from T. Boone

He's a Nazi! Rush In His Own Voice

Bill Maher responds to Bobby Jindal: Government is good

Keith Olbermann interviews Wizard's fan who talked trash with Obama at the game

Afghanistan, Opium, and the CIA


'Merchant of death' in court

Greens need to grow up

Iraq War Victim Loses His Final Battle

Russian Minister Puts a Move on Hillary

Was Hamas the Work of the Israeli Mossad? (Ramzy Baroud)

Text is a Verb (Mickey Z.)

Questions Raised Anew About Religion in Military

Guardian UK: Care to borrow a depression?

The FundamentaList (No. 70)

What Happens When Your Paycheck Comes from China


Robert Parry: Neocons Wage War on a 'Realist'

Guinea-Bissau assassinations: Is Colombia's drug trade behind them?

Juan Cole: In Defense of Chas Freeman; Why we Need Clear-Eyed NIEs

John Yoo’s growing disgrace

Al Simmons is going to jail for 2 months on Monday

How to Shake Down the Banks

Clinton Advances Middle East Peace

Obama will use spring summit to bring Cuba in from the cold

NY Times: A.I.G., Where Taxpayers’ Dollars Go to Die

When Think Tanks Ran the Country, Neocons on Steroids

Wahhabi radicals are determined to destroy a gentler, kinder Islam

Why Rush is Wrong

What Else Is Out There? (hiding some things that are so bad they fear the repurcussions?}

TIME: Brazil The One Country That Might Avoid Recession

The chaotic social/political world is the tip of an iceberg of immeasurable Homo sapien stupidity.

Murdoch: Europe Is ‘Poisoned’ By Anti-Semitism

The Crusade to Defeat Obama Intelligence Pick Hurts All Jews

Worries grow about Obama's outsourcing policies

Fathers and Sons: A Spirited Defense of Chas Freeman by his Politically Divergent Son

Women don't like Rush Limbaugh, his leadership is hurting the GOP

Ruth Madoff, Sociopath

Senator Tries to Eliminate Automatic Pay Increases

ITS BACK: Drivers may be taxed by the mile (congress considering milage tax instead of gas tax)


Question about solar tax credits

Reprocessing request is the first test of nukes-for-mangoes under Obama

North Queensland on high alert as Hamish approaches Cat 5

Independent UK: Billions fewer plastic bags handed out

King Coal's reign challenged in courts, D.C.

Interior Secretary Salazar Affirms Recovery of Gray Wolves in Western Great Lakes... North Rockies

Guatemalans Resist Mega-Mines, Hydropower Dams

2nd Guatemalan officer detained in disappearance (AP)

Drug smuggler with busted leg is busted for cocaine cast

Gray: The strange political career of Bogota's 'Citizen Man'

US influence in El Slavador's civil war

Venezuela begins construction of new iron plant

Venezuela plans mega steel plant

Venezuela launches joint venture to develop offshore gas fields

LULA: Communist Manifesto Has the Key

Chavez to Obama: go wash your ass****

Families demand answers about '89 Venezuela massacre victims

The gift that keeps on giving: Colombia's magic laptops and the war against social movements

Bolivians Build Floating Wicker Baskets

Britain: 25 years since the year-long miners’ strike

The AFL-CIO and “nationalization”

Neb. man crushed by granite at Okla. business

Today in labor history Mar 7 3,000 Marched on the main Ford plant demanding jobs for laidoff workers

Ethanol Plant Dust Explosions and Fires

Surging U.S. Unemployment Rate Puts Pressure on Obama (Update2)

At Labor Gathering, Luxury, Jockeying and Applause for Secretary (result is 4 mill hrs union work)

Colleen Howe passes away at 76

TO just signed one year deal with...

Here's something to cheer least if you have the decency to cheer for the "right" team.

A visual depiction of the sports forum

HBO Boxing After Dark (March 7)

T.O. is a Buffalo Bill - 1 year deal - 6.5 mill

The Jack Rabbit Chess Report (March 7): Gris and Chuckie Share First in Linares

I Want Revenge wins Gotham in a gallop.

huge baseball upset

Exporting Hate, It’s Not Just Marriage, It’s Us!

Does anybody recognize this logo?

Pam’s House Blend: PM Brown speaks out against Prop 8

Connecticut Bill Would Update Law For Same-Sex Marriages

Gordon Brown Attacks Prop 8: "Unacceptable"

Re: Prop 8. How can this be?

Hats Off to Lambda Legal

Protect your family from the real enemy: bigotry

A Real-Life Fairytale

I sang with my local gay men's chorus tonight

Help Pin Ken’s Star to The Wall (Of Shame)

Obama sent anti Prop 8 letter, but No on Prop 8 campaign failed to use it - Andrew Sullivan

S.F. summit looks at lesbian health issues

Stanford receiver cuts 1,000 U.S. jobs

The woman who just pulled out of Treasury nomination.. Annette Nazareth

Ex-Countrywide honchos set up firm to buy bad loans By Jerry Mazza

The International Swaps & Derivatives Assocation: A $1.9M Lobbying Team

Dr. Housing Bubble 03/06/09

Read the report: ""Sold Out: How Wall Street and Washington Betrayed America"

" When will this wretched economy bottom out?"

How Paulson Used AIG To Throw Goldman A Big Old Bone

The Real Winners From The AIG Bailout

Obama: Another $750 Billion Needed for Banks

Random Musings On The End Of The American Experiment

"Too Big Has Failed" - KC Fed Chief

Next shoe to drop for U.S. job seekers: lower wages

Gaza homes destruction 'wanton'

Clinton encourages Israel-Syria peace talks

‘Color Purple’ author Walker in Gaza to prod Israel

Dreaming of Finland

Hopes for Shalit deal during Olmert tenure fade as Hamas nixes offer

Palestinian Prime Minister Fayyad resigns

U.S. Army document describes Israel as 'a nuclear power'

Source: Lieberman will have to quit cabinet within weeks

Protest mars Israel-Sweden tennis event

Lancet Devotes Issue To Palestinian Health

Gaza homes destruction 'wanton'

The Crusade to Defeat Obama Intelligence Pick Hurts All Jews

We learned from the Palestinians

Desert’s Sand and Rocks Become Precious Resources in West Bank Dispute

Netanyahu yields to Lieberman's demands for government posts

White House Forum on Health Reform

Is "nodding off" a sign of Alzheimer's' Disease?

Kid thinking of becoming a Doctor

To Hell With Medical Insurance: Universal Health Care IS Best for US Health and Finance

Doctor Arrested on Grenade Charges (AR)

An instructor for a hunter safety course orders Obama voters to get out of his class (OK)

Bond Hill Apartment Resident Shoots, Kills Robber

Why I carry a Gun

Violinist With His Dog in an Alley.

Castel Amarosa DIAL UP WARNING

Mac haz the cube (backgammon anyone?)

Kitty pic for jhain

some turtles, some more flying birds, and some signs of spring

DoD contracts for 3/6/2009

Soldier accused of murder faces court-martial

House panel to examine Pentagon procurement

Battle buddy concept combats sex assaults

Iraq pullout raises concerns for elite forces

Court ends terror suspect’s challenge

Army completing security assistance guidelines

Iran weighs offer to attend Afghan conference

Night-goggle smuggler gets 5-year sentence

Commander: Porous Afghan border is troublesome

Navy says $25-$40 million for cruiser repairs

School didn’t deliver, wounded Marines say

Navy corpsman faces weapons charge in N.C.

N.C. sen. discusses landing field proposals

CH-53s from 13th MEU fly support in Iraq

Corps seeking a few good seniors?

Air Force develops safer flash bang grenade

Officer’s court-martial delayed

Miss. Guard gets first female brig. gen.

Electrical short caused Predator crash in Iraq

Mental health issues most common condition

US seeks dialogue with NKorea amid missile threat

Flu fighters: Army stays vigilant against potential influenza outbreaks

Bagram attacks highlight security concerns

U.S. soldier held after knife attack near Osan

Army’s focus is on stress

Japan, U.S. would work together in flu pandemic

Competition Highlights Military's Best Cooks

French Return to NATO Heals Atlantic Rift

Ex-GI to Face Trial in Bragg Shootings

Pakistan Denies India Role in Attack

Cracks Prompt AF-wide C-130 Inspection

Diggin' in: AFL Soldiers Complete FTX

Watch, Wait, Kill: the Sniper at Work

U.S. to hire more Iraqis for coalition base jobs

World Efforts Cut Legs off of Pirates

3rd LCS to be named Fort Worth

Inspections of A-10 Thunderbolts continue

C-130Js added to wing inspection list

Thread in GD-Religion about Changing our Consciousness!

A shift in.....something? Seems there have been some breakthroughs...

B'Day Wishes LiberalEsto

I just got a job!!!

Health issues I'd like to share

Well, it's the weekend.

Chilean extremophile bacteria thrive in Mars-like conditions

Priest describes efforts to uncover mass graves

Would it be an extraordinary event for errors to be found in all proofs that there are no miracles?

One question: What does the Brazilian archbishop have to do with pedophilic priests?

How many things can you do in 5 minutes?

That Darned Catholic Church!

You can't prove a negative. Agree?

Herschel & Planck space telescopes set to launch Apr 16

Hmmm. The source of my bread problems?

Help! The latest Cooks Illustrated test recipe

Holy Food PrOn, Batman!!

I had a delightful day today

I finally gave in...Just picked up the AB in 5 book...

Best use of Meyer Lemons?

I hope I'm not being a pest.

I saw something kinda cool at the bookstore today:

Does anyone have a copy of The Il Fornaio Baking Book?

What's for Dinner? ~ Saturday March 7th

Do you know of books or movies about magic food? Or magic cookbooks?

If you spray some truffle oil on raw, halved lobsters before you grill them ......

Psychedelic Dill Beet Bread:

The Greening of Mashed Potatoes

what's the most unusual, obscure cookbook you own?

Poll: The Inaugural C&B Project

Farm fresh milk + 30 minutes = mozzarella

New bread recipe trial ~ PAGNOTTA ~ a biga based round Italian loaf

Alabama Prepaid Affordable College Tuition - State fears investors will pull money out of PACT

Court Mediator: All But Three Of 9/11 Injury Suits Settle

AG Abbott bungling raises suspicion in voter ID debate

Watch the Watchmen's opening credit sequence.

My NewEgg Ordeal

Can Anyone Give Me Information About How To "Twitter" Or "Tweat?" My Daughter Got

Grumpy voters send poll numbers down for MA pols

Kerry interview

T. Boone Pickens on Bill Maher