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Archives: April 20, 2009

AFSCME Demands Accountability at Citigroup

Ever notice how the people who OP shit like this never stick around?

Anyone Watching C-Span with Brian...Janet Tavokoli on Mortgage/Banking Breakdown, Now?

Nearly 300,000 killed in epidemic of gun violence since Columbine; groups call on leaders to act


Injured War Zone Contractors Fight to Get Care From AIG and Other Insurers

China's "New Left" views government power as a remedy for free-market capitalist inequalities

China's "New Left" views government power as a remedy for free-market capitalist inequalities

Yet Another Mass Shooting

Former Utah congressman killed in ATV accident

Why is American Idol limited to ages 16-29? Are there no undiscovered 30 yr. olds?

They didn't violate the public trust, they tortured it in secret.

Has America Succumbed To Ruthless, Crude Irreverence?

Has America Succumbed To Ruthless, Crude Irreverence?

For Anyone With Access To CBC Newsworld: They're Showing "An Inconvenient Truth" Right Now

Accessory after the fact

Any recent word on Randi Rhodes?

I hope the government is keeping track of stories like these...

The Devastating Effects of Addiction on a Society

Teachers in most states are Mandatory Reporters

AP IMPACT: Tons of released drugs taint US water

Do you think your local and state police departments could/should use "enhanced" interrogation?

Outrage: Torture vs Steroids/Baseball

GM could sell Opel stake for zero gain

$1 a Day Campaign Against Coleman

I need your help to keep GOP legislators from closing down a school! Please sign this

Fairy tale o' fairness and justice

"Waterboarding Is Something Of Which Every American Should Be Proud."...

U.S Marine caught at the airport with gun and Bomb making materials

In 2008 McCain voted with the Republicans 93% of the time and i9s labeled a maverick. Yet Ben Nelson

Economic Cliff Diving - By the Charts…

Politicians can learn from Susan Boyle - 'The Scotsman'

Breaking on CNN: plane hijacked in Jamaica, captain dead

Scott Horton: Revealing the Secrets in Room 101

Obama quietly warned us not to expect immediate torture prosecution

New book claims actor Paul Newman was an alcoholic and a womaniser

New book claims actor Paul Newman was an alcoholic and a womaniser

proof that the Susan Boyle phenomenon is helping the economy...

So the Obama fan boys and girls are now defending Bush?

Anyone seen Adso's Letter around?

Centre for Constitutional Rights: It is one of the deepest disappointments of this administration--

War profiteering is alive and well in Afghanistan.

Dumb question time. Tell me about Twitter

Cleopatra's Tomb Found?

You Just Can't Tell It Like It Is Around Here

N Korean rocket launch for a satellite?

N Korean rocket launch for a satellite?

Early recording of Britain's Got Talent's Susan Boyle unearthed

Teabaggers hate everybody

T for Texas, T for Tasers

Blind to be cured by Stem Cells

What is up with all the addiction specials?

Would you buy this product?

Happy Holidays Everybody

uh oh! She who can't be named on DU has competition!

Off Topic: I just randomly signed up to walk a marathon

A 4/20 point.. From 1920 to 1933 alcohol was "decriminalized"

Proud republicans

I had hope for change but

Why the US will boycott global racism conference

Focus on the Family is opening an office in D.C.

"Highly controversial handshake"?? - (Today)

What is DU really about?

How a Villager Became the Queen of All Media.

Gunman in attempted hijacking in Jamaica in custody. crew unhurt

One of the more puzzling photos from the recent teabagging acts

Canadian Charter plane hijacked at Sangster's Airport

The old timers are having a conniption on Morning Joe

Danziger toon on Rick Perry

Keith Ellison on Michele Bachmann's rantings: "Psycho Talk"

Does any other country - even 3rd world nations - sanction torture?

How is this NOT The 'Nam? And how can it possibly end any differently?

aaaand the circle is complete- SUSAN BOYLE APPEARS ON TOAST

I put a yellow ribbon on my car today

How to find out if the FBI is tracking you…

GOP power grab is an affront to voters in Florida. These monsters must be stopped cold.

When perpetrators of mass shootings fail to commit suicide

It's maddening, maddening.

It's maddening, maddening.

Waterboarding Used 266 Times on 2 Suspects

Fiore Cartoon

Palin appoints Alaska Democrats' pick for Senate seat

Foreclosures becoming unsaleable junkers

Is Palin the Rev. Jackson of the GOP?

Ann Arbor-Based Law Center Sues Homeland Security Over 'Right-wing Extremism' Issue

another expert has LTE in NYT. ret. FBI Coleen Rowley taught ethics to FBI

Mr. Fish is right.

Diocese sold closed church sans stained glass windows, claiming they are "sacred objects"

Who is the most hypocritical in their attacking of the DHS report on right wing extremists?

Oh crap!!.... oh never mind

Breaking: More Video of Obama & Chavez Surfaces

Breaking: More Video of Obama & Chavez Surfaces

Has anyone gone on a vacation that sucked...well, teabags?

President Obama NOT ONLY shook chavez' hand, he SMILED at him...msnbc

take a look at this pompous shit...

Anyone else "opt-out" on their CitiBank credit card interest rate hike....

Will Holder Prosecute Torture?

Britain 2009 - As a result of the "War on Terror"

just noticing: NO major personal data thefts since January

Another family succumbs to despair

Memo Says Prisoner Was Waterboarded 183 Times

Obama on Torture: “Change” Lite - Der Standard, Austria

President Obama meets with the CIA today...

I don't believe we can ever "win" in Afghanistan--has anyone?

Hey, Oprah's on Twitter? Here's how you use it, Oprah

Jeff Stein @ CQ: Wiretap Recorded Rep. Harman Promising to Intervene for AIPAC


Franken Announces Staff Hire For Eventual Senate Office

Until the average "Christian" Republican gets incensed over torture

The Boger Swing

"Bank of America posts profit, surprises investors" (and raised the interest rate on my Visa by 5%)

Christians Attempt To Force Obama's Step-Grandmother (Muslim) To Convert!

Criticism Grows Of Obama's Decision Not To Prosecute CIA Agents

"Former" CIA Officer/torturer John Kiriakou was a limited hangout.

Newt (the idiot) disses Obama meeting with "dictator" Chavez and more

New York Catholics favor gay marriage; Protestants oppose (most NYers favor)

Schuster was up on MSNBC...This is the first time I remember

I swear that this country has gone absolutely bat-shit crazy!!

42 years-Vietnam buddies make torn dollar whole (Seattle WA)

Kennedy, Baucus reaffirm: Health reform in '09

Just what is it with evangelical Christians and global warming?

Religious argument leads to shooting, man loses eye

Stephen Hawking 'very ill' in hospital

The Memos Prove We Didn't Torture

CNN Never ceases to amaze me

National Press Club and CNN covered UFO disclosure this AM.

Please contact the Worst Speaker Ever and ask her to resign. Link:

British academic whose book was used to justify US torture ‘saddened and appalled’ by Bush efforts

Federal lawsuit filed against Homeland Security Secretary Napolitano

Have any of you visited GD:P lately?

Ted Haggard will speak to Charlotte congregation

Indian leaders fear shoe-icide attacks.

My letter to Texas Democratic Party officials re: the Jane Harman Scandal

Torture Memos Reveal Brutality of US Imperialism

Happy 4/20!

Yuan trade more'far reaching' - something we should keep track of

Yuan trade more'far reaching' - something we should keep track of

Should the Federal Reserve be able to stonewall Congress re where $$ went-- ???

14 polo horses die at Florida tournament

Meghan McCain: Karl Rove's a 'twitter creep'

Dennis Neale - CNBC Think Tanker...

DU and APAIC sitting in a tree... K-I-S-S-I-N-G......well at least it feels like it.

Why is Newt Gingrich's face on my TV so often?

Tuesday the Congressional Progressive Caucus holds its third "forum on Afghanistan

Memo: Two al Qaeda leaders waterboarded 266 times

U.S. Groups Criticize Western Nations for Boycotting U.N. Racism Conference

Bob Barr: Former GOP Attack Dog Has Written Off the Current Republican Party

Immunity for Torture Lawyers? How About a Pardon for Truth Lawyers?

Since "Americans First" when it comes to jobs is percieved as a good thing

Liberals have Failed America.

Right-wingers were given Cash Incentives for Publicizing Tea Parties

If we prosecute torture...

Is your next door neighbor a Nazi?

Is your next door neighbor a Nazi?

Ga. parents fighting against military type high school

On global warming and personal observations

History Question: What Law did FDR use to Inter Japanese-Americans during WWII?

What is Politics? (Beware:Humor)

"More than 300 mourn native son killed in Iraq"

Bush Twittering

Obama to Visit CIA After Interrogation Exposé

Why Bankers Would Rather Work for $0.00 Than $500K

Drew Thornley said nobody died at 3 mile Island - not true

CIA Ordered Unnecessary Torture; They Knew There Was No Info Left to Get

Obama Likes To Shake Hands With Evil Dictators

The Faces of Four Americans Killed in Iraq and Afghanistan

If it was Rahm who leaked Wiretap on Harmon why.......

Andrey Melnichenko's $300 Million boat

Speaking of "shaking hands with brutal dictators"...

Speaking of "shaking hands with brutal dictators"...

Who is former CIA director Hayden really protecting?-By Larisa Alexandrovna

Obama v. Bush = Sober-Rattling v. Sabeer-Rattling

How to be a Hit at the Prom This Year! Dress Made of Condoms

Prosecute Torturers' - Contact #'s

The Rude Pundit: In Brief: Ummm, How Is This a Bad Thing?

The consequences of not pursuing justice

Anyone have a kindle out there?

George Will Views 95% of Americans as "Unsuccessful"

George Will Views 95% of Americans as "Unsuccessful"

Thoughts on when the GOP "Jumped the Shark"

The New York Post is the RW rag, right?

To Protest July 4th - The Teabaggers Can Assemble In Ohio and Let Us Know How Mad They Are

NYT:CIA officials were dispatched from headquarters “to watch the last (Zubaydah)waterboard session”

Newsweek:Sources say Holder seriously considering an outside counsel to investigate Bush officials

U.S. Asked to Stop 'False Information' on Medical Pot

Twitter or more useless blather

Why Obama Needs to Reveal Even More on Torture

U.S. Dept. of Labor announces $271,000 grant to assist GE Workers Laid Off in Light Bulb Factory

U.S. and International Standards Against Torture

Bob Dylan Public Service Announcement!

Obama names Washington businessman as chief performance officer

"Sen.-elect" Franken starts his staff

Fla. to test air in homes with Chinese drywall (35,000 houses)

The evil we are dealing w/ in looking back @ bush/Cheney ... a short rant

Changes coming to ICE

If you are interested in seeing Reds turn redder please vote

The only person I know who'd really want to get Twitters from me would be

Fourteen Thoroughbred Horses Dropped Dead Before Polo Match

More on that "Suspected Israeli Agent"

Longtime Anti-Nuclear Activist John Dear Arrested 75+ Times ...

Time for Reflection

When Jimi played the National Anthem...

Willy Pete Watch: White Phosphorus being used in Afghanistan.

So they're trying to make $250K/yr seem like 'not that much'.

File under ridiculous. Florida lawmakers target chocolate milk.

Who high up in administration authorized leak of supersecret NSA wiretap against sitting member of

Have the Stress Test results been leaked? If so, they're very, very bad.

Question about public schools - two of my grand nieces go to public school

The great conservative economist F. A. Hayek LOL

DoJ Nixed Investigation of Congresswoman to Get Support for NSA Wiretapping

Pepsi Throwback: Why do I get the feeling some Pepsico suit wants this product to fail?

Fuck Miss California with a barbed wire dildo.

Dupe, pls. delete. nt

'I hate Illinois Nazis'

The Wiretapping. Who else knew that they were using it to spy on the opposition?

I wonder how many books are now being written

hold my beer and watch this: Man Pretending to Fall Off Bridge Actually Falls

I ended a family relationship tonight...

Retired Officer Drowns Saving Boy

I just got an unsolicited propaganda call from the NRA

Rightbloggers: Don't You Dare Laugh At Our Teabagging!

Scientist Stephen Hawking 'very ill'

A Message From Bo

It Hit 102º in SoCal Today

ATL/Obama poll

Let's Get This To The Top Of The Greatest Threads

Photo-Radar Van Driver Shot to Death-Rage against cameras taken to another

Anything new on Randi Rhodes return . . . or has right-wing succeeded ...??

Sherry Mitchell on CNN what a bimbo

Flashback: Pelosi & AIPAC to Kucinich: drop impeachment bid & you can keep your seat in Congress

Gore to testify on climate change

Remember this sign:

AIG Agrees to Cash Curbs

I hope this is a lesson to one and all.

Guess Who's Building Nuclear Power Plants!

For Mattresses Only

THEN: Impeachment / NOW: Prosecution

"But the DOJ said it was legal..."

Cheney on Hannity Tonight

California Pension Fund Managers get big bonuses

Pulitzer Prize 2009 Winners List

Emptywheel: Jane Harman: Stupid and Reckless, Not the Victim of Illegal Wiretaps

The media is starting to push more coverage of the Presidents Torture decision

Harman responds to CQ: Report ‘recycles three year-old descredited reporting.’

Harman responds to CQ: Report ‘recycles three year-old descredited reporting.’

I say we waterboard

Montana Supreme Court weighs gay parental rights

Where to Find % of US Budget Spent on the Arts?

Why cant we do this?

Blogger accused of threatening federal agent

Republicans are not against smoking

Meghan McCain: ‘Creepy’ Rove may use a ‘ghost Twitterer’

14 horses die just before polo match in Florida


NY Times - U.S. May Take Back Equity Instead Of Loan Repayment - Stocks Go Down

Jonathan Falwell and Other Right Wingers Put the 'Reaction' in 'Reactionary' Via Response to DHS

Jonathan Falwell and Other Right Wingers Put the 'Reaction' in 'Reactionary' Via Response to DHS

Wash Post's Eugene Robinson won a Pulitzer!

Waco-OKC-Columbine. A very sad anniversary of events

TX Rep: Asian Americans should adopt "names that are easier for Americans to deal with."

Now Even Alex Jones is Going After Fox - After they try and steal his Supporters.

POTUS speaking at CIA NOW.

Army Standards Inversely Proportional to American Economy (Apparently)

New York Times Wins Five Polks er I mean Pulitzer's

The people who'd authorize and commit torture are monsters. So too those who'd ignore it.

A queston, Can we ask everyone, Big Business runs the country, Or the Government?

Center for Constitutional Rights; Actions, Impeach Torture Architect Bybee

"99% of everything is bullshit."

Harman responds: if anything should arouse concern, it is that the Bush may have spied on Congress

Wiretapping Rep Harman: Transcript of chat with Jeff Stein of CQ

Patrick Farrell of the Miami Herald won a Pulitzer today for his photos of the devastation in Haiti

Monday TOON roundup- Part 3, Rights, wrongs and singers


"Team Sarah" plans "Not on Our Watch! Phone Bank Blast" to derail the candidacy of Kathleen Sebelius

Lawrence O'Donnell is tearing Buchanan a new one

"Would you rather have a president who got the warnings about 9-11 in a memo and ignored them?"

Moderator, please delete. This isn't LBN, after all. n/t

This is a dedication to all those White People who feel put upon by big mean non-white people.

Conversatives outraged over Obama shaking hands with Chavez?

Barack just said "God Bless America"

New York Times Exec Editor Denies Harman Helped Persuade Him To Hold Wiretapping Story

...the same stance taken by George Bush with one important difference, Obama makes the kids like it.

Another Key Dem Senator Won’t Say Whether He’ll Cast Key Vote For EFCA

Are there any Nostradamus prophecies about.....

Why should we think they are not still spying on Americans??

Why should we think they are not still spying on Americans??


This MSNBC poll needs DU's attention

Economy in shambles, Media is focused on GOP recovery??? WTF?

New WSJ Spin - Transparency And Disclosing Results of Stress Test Is Bad - Who knew?

Yay, DiFi....

Should I Be Offended To Hear Urban Radio Show Hosts Calling White People Honkies?

New York Special Election May Get a Winner

New York Special Election May Get a Winner

Did the President do the right thing in promising there would be no torture prosecutions whatsoever?

Feinstein urges Obama not to make public pronouncements about who should or shouldn't be prosecuted

"Sen.-elect" Franken starts his staff

"On The Media" had a great piece this weekend about FAUX NOISE and

Has anyone gone back and looked at KSM's "confession" in light of the memos?

Nancy pfupfuengruber on CNN

Poison Suspected in Deaths of Polo Horses -21 Venezuelan Polo Horses Poisened in FL

Sen. Saxby Chambliss: Obama released Bush torture memos in the effort to embarrass Bush

Is Senator Feinstein trying to pull a fast one?

A small action to advance the cause of torture prosecutions

Technology: Adapt or die.

What if we just spam CNN and all the other channel's twitters with WE THE PEOPLE?

Ex-CIA officer: ‘Obama should not stop there’

Great Summit pix

Some amazing bamboo structures (Dial-ups: PIC HEAVY)

Some amazing bamboo structures (Dial-ups: PIC HEAVY)

With Harman's seat in jeopardy, can we petition Marcy Winograd to replace her?

Is thread killing a bad thing?

Al-Qaeda 'number-two' says he really, really, really doesn't want the U.S. and Iran to get friendly

Miss California Carrie Prejean Causes Uproar With Gay Marriage Answer At Pageant

Anybody else here agree with Governor Perry?

OK I missed something - who is Alex Jones?

Progressive Candidates Win YD of Arkansas Presidency, Sec/Treas, and Committeeman

The sources that are claiming the phone call Harman made are the people who taped her...

Pet Airways

California AB 585 to ban T-Shirts that Honor/"Exploit" Bush Gulf War deaths and allow lawsuits

Do you hate taxes? Hate government? Hate Regulations? Love guns?

Is Obama smart enough to be sending us a message?

It must suck to be Pat Buchanan in 2009

Katrina negligence case against Army Corps of Engineers goes to trial

I'm beginning to fall in love with Megan McCain..

I wonder what the Teabag masterminds have in store for July 4.

Family Guy - Bag O' Weed - For those who missed it

Corporate Earnings through Recessions

Harman, Gonzo, and the NSA: Lots of Questions

Everyone, please help me - sign this petition to help keep a Florida school open!

And Now You Know Why Having A FISA Court Is So Important Regarding Wiretaps....

Will the GOP successfully seperate its members from its actions?

Filthy Norm has filed his appeal to the MN SC

The "every-penny" method of taxation.

What does anyone here know about the Bildenbergers? The Trilateral Commision?

On a "Light Note"...would DU'ers back up their LIHOP/MIHOP files on

Wiretap reveals reach of US pro-Israel lobby

Psssssssssssssst There's a Democratic

Dept. of Labor Gives 271,000 Grant to Retrain Workers/ GE for plant shut Down of Light Bulb Workers!

Houston Chronicle - Most Residents Favor Citizenship for Illegal Immigrants

The Pulitzer Prize Winning .........

Bankruptcy Cramdown compromise coming soon

What's All This About Republicans Protesting The Fourth Of July?

Let's all lay low and be careful the rest of this week

Boehner: It’s ‘Almost Comical’ To Say Carbon Dioxide And Climate Change Are Dangerous Since Cows

Florida Democrats Ready to Run Another Republican For Congress

Meeting with my Congressman: Holding the Bush Administration Responsible for their Crimes

Come on...Make some Noise!

The hijacker

Do you believe ANY news source?

Bush, Cheney, Bybee, Bradbury, Gonzales, Mukasey, Goss, & Yoo should be prosecuted.

Should governments ban the R-word?

Cheney 'disturbed' Obama didn't release memos he made sure were hidden, wants more memos released

Am I the only one who can't watch "The Ed Show" because Ed seems like a

Compelling Evidence That the Previous Administration Committed War Crimes.

I don't like "beauty contests", BUT

Really dumb policies vs. criminal activities - Senator Obama

If by prosecuting the crimes of the * administration, it was discovered that WE caused 9/11

Two of my favorite people - Obama and Lara

Eugene Robinson (WaPo & MSNBC) awarded Pulitzer Prize in Journalism, Commentary

Clay Bennett TOON on Glenn Beck: Oh, Snap!

Clay Bennett TOON on Glenn Beck: Oh, Snap!

Update on today's meeting with my father's oncologist.

Is There Any Wonder Some People Snap Like In Binghamton and Columbine?

Markets Fall Based On Blog Entry From White Supremecist Claiming Access To Stress Test

Cuban healthcare system is world class? Not so much.

Major scandal erupts involving Rep. Jane Harman, Alberto Gonzales and AIPAC

Anyone see the face on Schmerconish when Conason brought up other things Bush did to detainees?

Miss California's comments on gay marriage produce controversy at Miss USA

Beauty is in the eye of the Beholder and gosh I love myself

She stands out in a croud, doncha think?

The Economy is so bad

Cheney: Lead voice for the most indefensible argument for torture: It worked.

Cheney: Lead voice for the most indefensible argument for torture: It worked.

The embarrassment of American broadband

For all of you celebrating 4/20

NOTE: Hope=Truth (Jim Kunstler)

Clinton, Bush booked for joint Toronto appearance

Dear Mr. Cheney "Do you think we ought to be torturing people?"

Your phone is tapped !!!

Rep. Harman in Quid-Pro-Quo w/Bush DOJ-A democrat insuring a Bush victory - I mean - WOW

Impeach Bybee. New Petition

4.20.09: DU De-Taunt, Detente Day for Dilettantes and Democrats; Toward a Less Demeaning Dialectic

A Call For Questions For Timothy Geithner

Nora Ephron reads "me" on DU.

Bomb Material Found in Marine's Luggage

File this under just weird: Indian business students snap up copies of Mein Kampf

Throw Jane Harman overboard


Adding 2 + 2: Harman Wiretapping/Blackmailing + Cheney "Stay Behinds" = ?

Telegraph UK picks up the story! Jane Harman 'recorded on wiretap promising to intervene...

Do you think if stories of the torture of children or that many people held weren't

Monday TOON roundup- Part 1, excusing the inexcusable

Rep Harman to Israeli Agent: "This conversation doesn't exist."

Can someone from CA explain how Diane Feinstein, Ellen Tauscher, Jane Harman stay in office?

Hugo Chavez is ...

Maybe one more reason the Obama administration kept Howard Dean out?

Pirates... Obama fail...

Pirates... Obama fail...

Harmon case proves our worst fears: they were using wiretapping to blackmail Congress.

Are the Harman leaks fueled by her dissent on waterboarding?

Keep politics out of the law when judging torture

This seems a little scandalous to me...

I just burned my back - blistered it

What a frickin' mess: Protests, mass walkout at U.N conference on racism

Obama to CIA: No Accountability for Torture

Poll Needs some DU Love - Grade President Obama

Newt Gingrich. An extraordinarily loathesome bastard.

Meghan McCain

420: Thoughts on Pot vs. Alcohol from a Former Police Chief

Funny that a Navy SEALs sniper shot those three pirates.

Gonzales ‘blocked prosecution of Democrat who helped keep lid on wiretapping story’

Background on the Harmon "misstep"

Stay slim to save the planet

Would you donate your brain for medical research after death?

Would you donate your brain for medical research after death?

Chrysler Turned Down Government Loan Over Limits on Executive Pay

Monday TOON roundup- Part 2, They are nuts

Did Jane Harman Help Persuade NY Times To Hold Wiretapping Story Until After 2004 Election?


"Cenk Of The Young Turks Pushs MSM Conspiracy That Tea Parties Were “Funded” By (R) Party, Fox..."

If no Bush official will be prosecuted for torture, why the hell were the documents released?

I'll say one thing for Ahmedinajad

Can someone tell me why I keep hearing Hugo Chavez described as the enemy by our media?

Can someone tell me why I keep hearing Hugo Chavez described as the enemy by our media?

The are trying to bury this story about Harman, Gonzales, wiretaps, blackmail and treason

Okay, what topics *can* be discussed on DU without wadding pants/panties?

The right to remain silent

Is Obama Breaking The Law?

Miss New Mexico's mother chimes in: "In the Bible it says marriage is between Adam & Eve, not Steve"

" The Germans tried at Nurnberg were acting legally, under German law"

Ok so what happens when 2012 comes and goes and the millenarian

Meghan McCain: Rove’s ‘creeping me out on Twitter’

FCAT Scratch Fever. Florida to make FCAT harder while cutting 2nd chance to take it.

Fuck NBC's Today Show

Just out of curiousity,.... just how did the right expect POTUS to react to chavez?

Random Thoughts for this Day…

Vatican to Build Europe’s Largest Solar Power Plant

"Heads" Up -- NPR's "All Things Considered" doing a "What if pot were legal?" segment today

Court Time for Gonzo: Why the Harman Story is Really a Gonzales Story

How Obama Excused Torture-By Bruce Fein: "Obama Has Set A Precedent Of Whitewashing WH Lawlessness"

Why is $250,000 a year not a lot of money?

Harman Is A Poster Child For What Has Been Wrong With Congress For The Last 8 Years


13 Year Old's School Strip Search To Be Heard By Supreme Court

I think we're through it. Anybody else agree?

Lest we forget: Over 50 Republican embarrassments that are seldom mentioned by media.

Get Rid of EVERY Single Lobbyist- Lobbying Is Nothing More Than STATE Sanctioned BRIBERY

EU parliament wants to put the internet on a cable-type tier system

Regarding Facebook, Twitter, and other passing fads

Torture -- treaties and laws it is in violation of?

We just got turned down for Washington Basic Health

Eric Holder: We members of Democratic Underground insist on PROSECUTION of BUSH/CHENEY CRIMINALS

British singing sensation Susan Boyle offered $1 million to star in porn flick

British singing sensation Susan Boyle offered $1 million to star in porn flick

I remember those days on DU

Of all the things I would be mortified over if I had to do as part of my job....

Seven Months

Wandering Star

Erykah Badu Vs Portishead

Time Will Tell

Dueling earworms: Martika "Toy Soldiers" vs. Prodigy "Firestarter".

Taking Hold

The Good Shit

TZ, please don't take offense when I say the Nationals suck.

Interesting personality test I ran into based on the classical 4 temperments.

The Time Is Now

Red Dust

Hands down best protest sign ever crafted

Susan Boyle uses plastic bags when she shops at Walmart.

Speaking of pizza...........

"Zombie Strippers" on SpikeTV right now!

Susan Boyle delivered my pizza in under 30 minutes

A Susan Boyle poll

Go to hell, Susan Boyle.

Crystal Gayle: longest hair in the world?

Anyone know how I can get in touch with Susan Boyle?

Hurricanes & NJ Devils in OT. . .


So this is what it's like to get old.

Tomorrow is another day (well, that's what Scarlett said anyway)

A rose

I can haz hot dog? C'mon Loungers, turn this into a LOLdog!

GD has 69 threads with Boyle in the subject line

Crazy cellphone question

I pick my friends like I pick my fruit

I don't care if this makes me a douche ...

Do you experience more, "uh...what?" moments than you used to?

Cool visual representations/animations of Bach compositions

Saying good bye can be so hard, you know?

I have a kitteh cat asleep in the crook of my arm.

Fuck, first a friend gets raped, now my stepdad is in the ICU with Pancreatitis and might die...

Hey everybody,meet hannahbana!

Has anyone discussed Susan's Boil yet?

The day after the Marathon (00:48)


Getting my haircut yesterday, someone called and asked for "80's style blow dry"

WTF is going on with my dog??!!

I won, I won , I won something today at the Houston International Festival

In the 90's today in the Bay Area

Poe's Law - come on kids, it's fun!

Why In The Hell Do I Watch "Rock Of Love With Bret Michaels"?

I feel bad for the Columbine survivors.

Roll call. Who's up!

All Bob Ever Wanted

NYC was awesome! AirTran not so much.

Anyone else anxiously awaiting underpants' annual Boston Marathon post?

I'm back.....

SUPER SUNDAY for Philly: Phils win, Flyers win, '76ers win!

Poll question: Do you support legal prostitutes?

PUI is fun

Mac or Steak?

Does anyone actually do shots for casual drinking?

Next year will people start saying the 10's.

My Chase credit card has a $0 balance and I got sent checks with 0% APR...

My trip to the botanical garden (w/pics naturally)

Your mission, should you choose to accept it

I must find a fantasy world to escape into these days. I don't mean

Will kudzu grow in zone 4? If not sure of your zone, check here:

Today, I will be reminded of how boring I am.

Dr. Oliver Sachs, Val Kilmer, Mira Sorvino, Kelly McGillis, Steven Weber, Bruce Davison

kitten picture of the day for Monday April 20

What does pot use have to do with Hitler's birthday?

Mao sperm ad angers Chinese

What do you think of the term "FOXholes" as a contraction of "FOX Assholes"?

Another pic of our Wisteria(this one is in the daytime)

What's the deal with the Lounge today? It seems dead.

LATEST BREAKING NEWS (Lounge edition): Musicians entertain tax protesters

Tapioca pudding.... love it or hate it

I just read something that, imo, is DUzy worthy. How do I vote?

I have money in the bank WooHoo!


Good morning Lounge


Do YOU understand OJ Simpson?

I have been looking for a book like this for 6 years

Happy 420 day.

I don't know how I missed this. NSFTPS - Not Suitable for the Perfectly Sane.

Rev_Acts just facebook friend requested me. Should I accept?

Can YOU see my avatar?

for horse and adventure lovers

what is politics?

No offense, but you're probably a shitty person if you like Symarip.

Hey Midlo, in the mood for a beatdown??

Wish me luck

How do you like your pizza? Deep dish or not?

Does one tip a masseuse?

My vet's office, with whom I am currently on the phone

My daughter got her bra signed by the Indigo Girls at their concert last night.

My daughter got her bra signed by the Indigo Girls at their concert last night.

My daughter got her bra signed by the Indigo Girls at their concert last night.

Can't Make A Deal With The Preacher

The more I think about it, the more I am convinced

Mensa contest=word humor

Interview for a temp job at 3:00

DU cat owners, help needed

Was Marilyn on the Munsters Lily's niece or Herman's?

Breaking: Angry white mob chasing black men through Boston

I'm laughing so hard here that tears are running down my face.

Anyone here know bikes? (bicycles, not motor)

How long do condom mint packages last?

Oh great. I need a fridge repair expert. :-(

Chicagolanders - Deep Dish

Some great flame bait for the freepers...

Ten Years After Columbine, It's Easier to Bear Arms

Is this true? If you put a potato into a jar of water...

I bought an iTouch today.

How long do condiment packages last?

Wheres the 420 east coast party?

Favorite Bob Seger Album?

Anyone own bibbed over-alls?

I could never date a PC person...

delete - by poster

Remember the chick from Weird Science?

Do any of the 'As Seen On TV' products work?

Proud of my team, sorry Lioness, it didn't seem to fit in with those pics

Knock knock

For anyone that wants to know: The new Mastodon album is pretty awesome.

Who in the hell is the quarterback for the Yankees this year?

Why can't the FDA ban this...

in case anyone was wondering

No offense but you're probably a shitty person if you like deep dish pizza

In case anyone was wandering

Question for hot tub owners--especially those is warm climates

In case anyone was blundering

Oh boy. Another "popping champagne cork as euphemism for male ejaculation rock video"

Does your avatar affect how people interpret what you say?

I still remember the time I totally tore into Dubya at a Press Conference or dinner or something

Advise requested

Butt Cracks...vs Breasts???

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Mon 4/20/2009)

I'm not Drowning!

What is your city's nickname?

Peter Boyle

What will you be doing today at 4:20?

uh oh! She who can't be named on DU has competition!

Sugar Kane

Sugar Kane

question for those who vacation in condo's/timeshares or hotel rooms with fridges

Need help finding Chapelle skit. Smoking weed in the drive thru & I think a

I'm applying to a job that requires a masters degree

Tool - Prison Sex

Susan Boyle offered $1 million to star in adult film (really)

O Brother Where Art Thou is perhaps the greatest movie ever made

My turkey chili and quinoa may yet lead to the formation of a new world religion

Self Deleted

Susan Boyle update!

Tusk, Fleetwwod Mac, USC Trojans

I can not believe there are no Susan Boyle updates in the Lounge today...

DU Ladies - any of you have a tattoo in your cleavage?

What they did to "mother fucking snakes on a plane" for TV (youtube)

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 4/20/09

Kindle 2 - worth the $? Talk to me!

My Big Mac did not have sesame seeds on the bun.

Electrical Question: Dimmer buzzing

I just stumbled across an incredible vegan blog (pics included)

The hip-hop drooping pants thing...

The hip-hop drooping pants thing...

Anyone know anything about the new mini laptops

Is TZ a fan of the Nationals or the Natinals.

I got called an "a$$hat" in GD

Nationals, 3B Zimmerman agree to new contract

Happy 420 Everyone!

So, DU? What's for dinnah?

You know what is the opposite of awesome? I'll tell you what the opposite of awesome is.

How many of you find yourselves dropping in more

I just bought this wonderful terrier mix puppy. Ladies and Gentlemen, please say hi to "Marcus"

Anybody know when the next iPhone is coming out?

.BREAKING-white mob chasing black men through Boston area streets

Scientist Stephen Hawking 'very ill'

look at what I bought today

Teabag This Focker!!!!!!

We All Love Ella, Queen Latifah ROCKS!

I figured out why the Nationals left the O off their uniforms

My Pickles took a bad spill this morning. She's going on 15 but she's still thinks she's

Yet another new freeperism: Remember Descent!

I have the best animal pics. Any good photoshoppers here with a good LOL animal imagination?

Ever had a cancerous skin lesion removed?

I played for Bernadette Peters' show this weekend...

for the first time in my adult life i am not financially independent

We have a slight issue with the neighbors. What would you do?

47 posts from 16,328 Posts! Ask me anything

What were you doing at 4:20?

Getting ready for my high school reunion....

Paul Simon during my afternoon spent recovering from last night...

Any posts about twitter now falls into the same category as: guns, 9/11 and mac vs pc.

Vulcan Insults

Recreation of the final dogfight in Top Gun done with cars, an amusing 5 minutes

What Exactly Is 2% Milk?

A legal question concerning a Chapter 13 bankruptcy discharge.

It's time for the weekly MLB check-in thread!

Just a Thank you for a warm welcome...

A contest I know I can win: I root for the worst franchise in sports, currently...

Do you have anything autographed?

Have you visited Gwyneth Paltrow's website?


Has anyone tried any of the Acai Berry weight loss prods?

Do you support legalizing prostitution?

I am amazed at how easy it has been to reduce my meat intake

You know what I'd like? A portable well.

Goodbye to my little bunny boy, Harry. You were a joy to have in our lives.

Goodbye to my little bunny boy, Harry. You were a joy to have in our lives.

A day of culture

Post the city/town in which you were born.

It is so damn EMBARRASSING to be caught torturing.

Obama defends greeting Hugo Chavez (LAT)

Flashback: Worried CIA Officers Buy Legal Insurance

PSA: We can get an Independent Counsel or a Special Counsel, but not a Special Prosecutor

So the answer is; YES, some people ARE above the law.

This is old, but in light of the torture it's worth revisiting.

Why doesn't Janet Napolitano just mention the birthers in the military who say they do not consider

President Obama: which broken laws will we reflect on and which will require retribution?

Rick, Bubba and Joe dont blame the President......

Question: Could Obama have used executive privilege to get around the ACLU deadline?

Ensign Raising Profile for Presidential Bid?

Politico: Obama to deliver a "pubic" message to the CIA. Jeez. The Freepers will LOVE this.

PHOTOS My, how Ethan's grown (thanks Clio!)

New r/w term: "provocation with a purpose"="economic fascism"

Obama to Order Cabinet to Quickly Cut $100 Million From Department Budgets

Why the handshake is considered "news"

Race and the Obama Administration by Danny Glover

Nearly half of N.C. senator's campaign funding from PACs

Meet Obama's Mailman: He Picks 10 Letters From Citizens A Day

Is today's clarified prosecution stance a political error?

Memo to Harmon, Bush officials, etc. (updated)

Open letter to U.S. President Barack Obama from Kanaka Maoli

This may be a rerun for some... A day in the life of Joe Republican

Obama Budget

dupe, sorry

The right wing opposes Obama's diplomatic tactics because reducing our enemies takes away ammunition

The 200 plus waterboardings of two captives.. Where is that story coming from.. source

Thrice-married Ghouliani declares war on gay marriage.

What’s Wrong with Washington? Great column on what idiots the punditry are by Wolcott

Is this woman the suspect or a victim? (A reality-based exercise)

What I don't understand about the whole torture debate.

Statement by UN Secretary-General on Iran's President Ahmadinejad Speech

TPM: Did Obama's Auto Czar Steve Rattner help scam NY pensioners?

Ahmadinejad's speech 'vile, hateful': US diplomat

The Rights "rage" re the smile and handshake with Chavez has little

Reno-era Torture memos uncovered

Who has killed more people? George Bush or Hugo Chavez?

Hillary Clinton not pleased with NATO's rules of engagement against Somali Pirates

BREAKING: Khalid Sheikh Mohammed Confesses To Sex Acts With Satan

Statement by UN Commissioner for Human Rights On Iran's President Ahmadinejad Speech

PHOTO The President back home.....caption it?

What would have happened if Chavez and Obama had fistbumped each other?

Thank You President Obama. You have provided evidence to prosecute Blair.

Meghan McCain: Karl Rove's a 'twitter creep' (CNN)

Dodd Taps Wall Street Money For Re-election

I love that Obama got a tea party bounce

Source: NSA Wiretap Recorded Rep. Harman (D-CA) who was promising to intervene for AIPAC

McCain trying to have it both ways: Waterboarding is torture, but it should've been covered up

Obama up at CIA. Big ovation therel

President Obama, we do not want to simply turn the page and forget.

Poll about idealism and moral perfection versus pragmatism: Taking on the CIA in the first 100 days

Crist's Schedule Shows Many Blank Days

Republican Pit Bull Attacks Don’t Hurt Obama

A Simple Counter-Argument to the Chavez-Obama-Handshake Outrage

When the time comes, I hope Obama doesn't make the George HW Bush mistake with the SCOTUS

we should never EVER shake hands with the enemy........

Axelrod On Torture Prosecutions

Does anyone else think credit card default rates are going to surge

Obama defends secret memo release to CIA employees

Behind the tea bag...(political cartoon)

"The path of least resistance is the path of a loser" HG Wells

Darth Cheney calls for declassification of CIA memos that supposedly show success of torture tactics

Fun day for the President - meeting with the White Sox and Tiger Woods.

Here she is.... Miss USA!!!!

So this is what my Obama Chia head looked like this morning...

PHOTO Caption it? (April 20)

Chrysler Financial: Thanks But No Thanks on Loan

Obama Begins Mocking GOP’s National Security Attacks

Rick Sanchez

Obama is doing something correct if both left and right groups are pissed on the torture issue

Obama Puts Out Rainbow-Colored Welcome Mat

The UN World Conference Against Racism: Stay informed of their proceedings at:

Somtimes I feel so LUCKY to live where I do!

Stephen Harper defends Obama's handling of Chavez

Random picture thread: please post your own

"Mr. President, can I have a hug?"

PHOTO Oh no, the President has cheated on Bo.

What will come first, Coleman's appeal to SCOTUS or his indictment for corruption?

PHOTO An oldie but a goldie: caption it?

Dick move: Cheney hits Obama on handshake

Chip Reid from CBS really is an asshole

Lawrence O'Donnell and Pat Buchanan going at it on Hardball. I love ...

Axelrod: Obama Has Made Anti-Americanism Uncool

heh heh... Ed said "farting."

PHOTOS Pulitzer Prize-winning photos by Damon Winter (Obama campaign)

PHOTOS Who was giving who golf tips today?

Another "bow" gate

PHOTO The President Meets The White Sox (April 20)

PHOTO Whooooo hooooo, the President has taken up cricket!

Top Republican Says NY-20 is Lost

The Emanuel-Netanyahu Smackdown

Oh My God! He Said He's Going To Read The Book!!!!

Langley welcomes POTUS like a rock star.

Miller releases controversial beer ad!

Right Wing Media and Freeeper-esque web pages are getting

I have had it with Norm Coleman: CONCEDE ALREADY, DAMMIT!

PHOTOS Today's photo thread links (April 20)

Happy Birthday Justice Stevens!

Let the parade of torture supporters begin: Lindsey Graham

Today's Gallup Tracking Poll: Obama's approval up to 63% and disapproval down to 28%.

"On Dealing with Pirates' a poem by Calvin Trillin writing in The Nation

DU this poll, it has been freeped!!

PHOTOS The President & the CIA (April 20)

It seems an opinion-consensus is forming rather quickly around an Independent Counsel

Imagine for a second if you will.

My letter to the President re prosecution of the previous administration.

Does the President HAVE to be the one to instigate torture investigations and

A problem with "extreme" partisans right or left is..

OH, NO!! Remember Billy Carter? This wont end well - "Bo Obama's Half-Sister Ruby Discovered In MN"


The book Hugo gave to President Obama is now #2 on the best-seller list.

It's official: No U.S. prosecution of Bush officials

Harman: I Never Contacted DOJ On AIPAC Case

McCain: Japanese Hanged For Waterboarding

TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress To Hold Impeachment Hearings Against Judge Jay Bybee

Water-boarded 183 TIMES??? And you don't think he started making shit up?

Flashback: Dems Give Mukasey a Waterboarding Primer

If he's not going to prosecute, why release the memos???

Well It Looks Like The Obama Administration Now Owns The Torture Issue......

~ It's no wonder the right-wing is outraged over a handshake ~

Obama is just one bad-ass mothafucka.

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed: Mastermind Behind 9/11 Attack Waterboard 183 Times? Not Enough In My Opinion

Talkin' DOWN to the Lower Classmen

NEWSWEEK: Sources say Holder "seriously considering" outside counsel to investigate torture

FDR made the modern Democratic Party.

Ahmadinejad completely blew up the U.N. Conference on Racism. Why Did He Do It?

"defense of superior orders" is not a defense for war crimes

Wow...I had no idea there were so many lawyers on DU

Why is FDR considered such a Great President by Liberals?

Obama bashers, please ignore: Conyers begins torture investigation that is better than Leahy's!

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights "shocked" at US boycott of anti-racism conference

Civilians held in Sri Lanka camps face disease threat

Mexico says 8 killed in attack on prison convoy

Obama to Order Cabinet to Quickly Cut $100 Million From Department Budgets

Thomas: Valley crime, immigration sweeps lowers auto thefts

Early recording of Britain's Got Talent's Susan Boyle unearthed

IAEA chief calls on Iran to reciprocate US moves

Iran president urges full defense for US reporter

Gunman holds up Jamaica aircraft

Chavez's gesture turns book into bestseller

GM exec says 1,600 will lose jobs in next few days

Europe threatens UN conference boycott over Ahmadinejad speech

S Korea blogger found not guilty (for predicting economic collapse)

Oracle to Buy Sun Microsystems for $7.4 Billion

Suicide bomber killed in Afghan governor's compound

Hundreds march for immigration reform

Pakistan air raids kill 20 militants: military

ICC removes Pakistan as World Cup host

Government makes 'unprecedented' apology for covering up Binyam torture

Reports: Croats in Bolivia face accusations of extremism

Blast in Philippine south wounds 4, damages bridge

NZ wants exit plan for commandos in Afghanistan

China launches new English-language newspaper

Thousands attend opening for Holocaust museum

Ahmadinejad jeered at anti-racism conference

Consumers start feeling higher costs of clean fuel

Made homeless by Taliban, Afghans shelter in caves

Leading U.S. Economic Indicators Index Declines 0.3%, More Than Estimated

AP IMPACT: Tons of released drugs taint US water

Despite heavy recruitment, CIA still short on bilingual staff

Chinese official in quake zone kills self

Chinese official in quake zone kills self

Nevada Senator (Ensign) calls president "irresponsible" (for shaking hands with Chavez)

Halliburton CEO: In Discussions About Iraq Opportunities

Justice at Justice? (Obama may reinstate at least one of the U.S. Attorneys fired by Bush)

Suicide Attack on Iraq Meeting of G.I.s

Father of 'Slumdog Millionaire' star Rubina Ali tries to sell his daughter

NYT: 2 Suspects Waterboarded 266 Times

US Senate panel to look at future of newspapers

Unspecified number of hostages held in air-jacking

14 horses die just before polo match

Tons of released drugs taint US water

Report shows immigrants tend to be in stable families

Are the Harman leaks fueled by her dissent on waterboarding?

Army troops in Iraq prepare to head to Afghanistan

Supreme Court Won't Disturb Death Sentence In Case Of Jurors Who Consulted Bible

U.S. supreme court poised to review civil rights laws

(Federal) Judge to Rule if President Can Illegally Spy on Americans

Bank of America profit more than doubles

13 Army Suicides in March

U.S. May Convert Banks’ Bailouts to Equity Share

GM ‘Likely’ to Build in China as U.S. Factories Close

Memo Says Prisoner Was Waterboarded 183 Times

Clinton, Bush booked for joint Toronto appearance

Zawahri tells Muslims not to be fooled by Obama

Japan ex-minister urges nuclear weapon debate (wants Japan to get nukes)

Obama defends greeting Hugo Chavez

Senior Judiciary Committee Dem (Rep. Nadler): Impeach Torture Memo Author


Gangland-style slays alarm Iraq

‘Dirty money’: MN Teen Challenge returned Bachmann’s contribution

Study: China's Great Wall is longer than thought

Iran president triggers EU walkout

Jane Harman denies CQ report she was heard on NSA wiretap lobbying for AIPAC officials

Stressed Americans postpone healthcare

Detroit councilman walks away from mortgage Candidate for mayor saw value of home tumble as payment

As Costs Fall, Companies Push to Raise Internet Price

As Costs Fall, Companies Push to Raise Internet Price

US Marine arrested at Logan

AIG closes deal for $30 billion in new federal funds

Impeach Bybee: The Growing Movement to Unseat Bush Torture Lawyer Turned Federal Judge

Stephen Hawking 'very ill' in hospital

13-year-old's school strip-search case heads to Supreme Court

10-year 'milestone' for Columbine shooting survivors

Cheney Calls for Release of Memos Showing Results of Interrogation Efforts

Canada PM defends Obama on Chavez

Coleman taking Senate case to higher court

Sources: Wiretap Recorded Rep. Harman Promising to Intervene for AIPAC

Chile indicts retired general, 2 officers in Pinochet-era killings by 'Caravan of Death'

Pakistani Cleric Demands End to Conventional Courts by April 23

In A Shift, Obama Doesn't Plan To Reopen NAFTA Talks

Lechuza Caracas owned by Venezuelan multimillionaire (21 polo horses poisoned)

Obama thanks CIA for work against America's foes

Israel protests at racism talks

Only Bank Left Standing In Iceland - Founded By Two Women!

TYT: RA Denounces Torture, Cenk Weighs In

Gov. Paterson on CNN - Gay Marriage 'Laws Should Protect People Equally'

Secret prison in Illinois and Indiana for jailed Muslims

Full Pres. Obama Press Conference - Answers Questions In Trinidad

Vegas Airport Screeners Let Firearm, Fuses & Detonator Board Plane

Richard Armitage talks to Al Jazeera's Avi Lewis about the Bush administration's use of torture

TYT: Obama Talks Tough On Israel. Good Idea?

'... Old School Republicans Are Scared SH*TLESS' Meghan McCain- Yes, She Said It

It's Official - No Prosecutions for Bush

aaron russo interview about the rockefellers

What We're Up Against - National Organization For Marriage

NPR Justice correspondent Ari Shapiro on release of torture memos

Wrecking Ball

The Truth About Homophobes and Gay Marriage

NSA Wiretap Recorded Rep. Harman Promising to Intervene for AIPAC

TYT: Anti-Muslim NY Congressman & Hypocrisy On Extremist Report

Regarding Torture. . .

Lou Dobbs Rips Keith Olbermann, Garofalo, and MSNBC!

Green Day - Know Your Enemy - New song

Banks Raking In Billions In Penalty Fees Ahead of New Regulations

Family Guy - Bag O' Weed - For those who missed it

President Obama's Speech To Men & Women of the Central Intelligence Agency CIA

Neil Bush defends his brother's suspension of Habeas Corpus. Ignite! learning video.

More Countries Join US, Israel Boycott of UN Racism Conference. Democracy Now 4/20/09

McCartney singing "Sing The Changes" with OBAMA in the background!!

Obama's Missed Chance with the GOP

Dude on Price IS Right bids 420 over and over

Miss USA California Gives Anti-Gay Marriage Response to Perez Hilton

Climate Denial Crock of the Week - The

Bag o' Weed -- from Family Guy

Coming soon GPS chips in all guns. Montel Williams

Richard Dawkins is happy the religionists have left town

Empire Foreclosed?

HEY! I've got something to sell *you*! Act now supplies are running out

Obama to Take Aim At Credit Card Abuses.

Zombie Actors in Anti-Gay Marriage Ad Turn on Their Masters

Mental damage from CIA tactics is disputed

Mexico Gets $46 Billion Railroad Stocks up China/Mexico/Wall Mart Connection

A Blast, an Ambush and a Sprint Out of a Taliban Kill Zone

19th century China Fotos on sale in England

Legal Scholars: Excessive Waterboarding Violates 'International Pruneface Convention'

...The Real Story Behind "Tent City" -- and How the Media Get It Wrong

Note: Hope = Truth (James Kunstler)

Suddenly Susan: Singer's Town Is Agog.

Bill Clinton On Netanyahu: "You Don't Know The Half Of It, My Friend"

Vietnam, Afghanistan: Seven Lessons and Many Questions for the President

Is There Any Wonder Some People Snap Like in Binghamton and at Columbine?

D.C. Reporters Just Make Sh*t Up, Part 1,489,890,992,384

We Are All Susan Boyle

Researchers uncover details of the Nazis' killing of Soviet Jews

George McGovern urges pullout from Iraq this year

"3 (Little Known)Trustees of A.I.G. Are Quiet, Perhaps to a Fault." No Office, Staff or Mission

GOP's Civil Liberties Hypocrisy

The Bigots’ Last Hurrah by Frank Rich. I'm trying again

Guilty of being poor

Alberto Gonzales and Jane Harman Prove Blackmail Works

'Americans first' gaining traction

Legal Doors Closed To The Poor

Progressivism Goes Mainstream

Crankonomics: We Have A Right To Rant Susan Lee

Thoughts on Pot vs. Alcohol from a Former Police Chief

Pallin' Around with Monsanto

The Bush Administration's Stunning Geneva Hypocrisy

Obama's trip to 5th Summit of the Americas in pictures

What the World Expects from America

Intel. Report: Iran Will Use Latin America to Attack US, Israel

Murray Waas: A U.S. Attorney's Story

Another Earth Day

New York Magazine The Wail of the 1%

Robert Baer: Why Obama Needs to Reveal Even More on Torture

Clive Stafford Smith: What about the torture victims, Obama?

Pundits Whitewash Torture

Robert Reich: Let's fast-track universal healthcare

Why the Philadelphia Inquirer is in Bankruptcy

Former astronaut: Man not alone in universe

Why the Harman leaks smell to high heaven

Ron Howard: It's A Thriller, Not A Crusade

Ten Years After Columbine, It's Easier to Bear Arms

10 terms not to use with Muslims

Torture Memos: Waterboarding

White House Transcript of Obama Press Conf. in T and T

Biomass systems cut heating costs at school

My meeting with the man accused of plotting the assassination of Evo Morales

Reports: Croats in Bolivia face accusations of extremism

Cubans divided on more issues than travel

UN atomic chief warns of nuclear power dangers

Global warming due to increasing absorbed solar radiation ("decreasing cloud amounts")

FIDEL: "The Secret Summit"

BOREV: Let's Let Evo Run the World!

The White Curse - Eduardo Galeano / The Progressive / 2004

Ecuador’s president orders U.S. official expelled

Cyclones spurt water into the stratosphere, feeding global warming (by increasing cloud cover)

Snatched From the Air—Carbon dioxide as a carbon source—a carbene catalyst opens new perspectives

Critical turning point can trigger abrupt climate change

alot more links on the Iberoamericano poll, Chavez dead last

Study Finds Increase In Yangtze River Eutrophy, Projects 7% Water Loss By 2030 - China Daily

In Honor of 4/20

UK Gov Gave Confidential Police Documents To Private Company Before Power Plant Demonstration

CSIRO Scientist Raises ? - As Oz Plant Species Shift, What Weeds Will Colonize In Their Place?

With tax credit, consumers give turbines, solar panels a second look

PDBE Shows Up In Matanzas River Oysters (FL) Despite Fading Status Of Fire Retardant In US Mfg.

Big earthquake coming sooner than we thought, Oregon geologist says

Mariah Power Opening Turbine Factory In Manistee, MI - Will Employ Former Auto Workers - ENN

BOREV: "Alvaro Uribe Creates History's Greatest Political Document" (you won't believe this one)

Barack Obama's America poised to take lead over carbon

Anybody catch this morning's Dianne Rehm?

"We Have Caught Most Of The Big Fish, And Now We Are Going After Their Food"

Pen Hadow Team Surprised By Lack Of Thick, Multi-Year Ice In Trek Across Arctic Basin - Reuters

Warming Climate May Have Potential To Leach Phosphorous From Soils At Accelerated Rate, Study Shows

China considers setting targets for carbon emissions

HSUS Predicts 10 Million Animals a Year Saved by Downturn in Fur Sales and Public Support

Small windmills put to the test (which they fail)

CUBA Will Expose US Internet Discrimination and Prohibition Policy

Mountaintop Mining Activist Wins Global Award

Venezuelan banker/oil guy owned the dead polo horses in Miami.

Chile indicts retired general, 2 officers in Pinochet-era killings by 'Caravan of Death'

This week's Frontline: "Poisoned Waters"

Scientists weigh geoengineering in global warming battle

Cold Fusion Is Hot Again, 60 Minutes

I was impressed with Yao Ming's play on Sat. night. I haven't seen him in a while.

For the adult sports fan

This year's NFL draft

A laugh at my team (who aren't that great right now)

I LOVE Patriot Day!

Joe Biden's SS Code name is "Celtic" WTF. As a REAL SPORTS FAN, how

Is it too much to ask that the NBA announcers don't OPENLY root for Cleveland?

Today in labor history Apr 20 using machine guns and fire, kill about 20 people—including 11 childre

What killed the auto industry?

Thoughts about the Day of Silence

Any guy can be a model, but only one can become Mr. USA.

NY poll: Gay marriage supported. (Catholics support. Protestants oppose.)

Eliminationism in America

Miss California speaks out against marriage equality, loses Miss USA

Drug screening tools for Doctors.

finally some good news: Experts tout chocolate milk for exercise recovery

Weighing up the costs of being obese

Rahm Emanuel on "Health Care"

C-Span StudentCam Prize Winner Video is Worth the Watch! Students Message to New President!

Bill Clinton On Netanyahu Plus Clayton Swisher's Shocking Report Of Killing of Unarmed Demonstrator

The Mummified President: Or the Follower of the Follower (Re: Egypt/Hizbu'llah feud)


Israel, Iran and Fear (Article by Roger Cohen)

Wiretap Recorded Rep. Harman Promising to Intervene for AIPAC

NU's Katz reminds Emanuel he's Jewish

Congresswoman Waddles Into Israeli Spy Storm

VIDEO: After shooting one demonstrator, Israeli soldiers call out, 'Do you want more gas?'

Walk-out at Iran leader's speech

From CNN: mass walkout from UN conference when Ahmadinejad refers to the "racist" Israeli govt....

Nearly 300,000 killed in epidemic of gun violence since Columbine; groups call on leaders to act

For those who are pro-gun control: Here's what your allies, the DLC/New Democrats have done for you

Looking for AR15 ammo in NE Ohio? PM me. nt

Would allowing White House visitors to bring firearms into the WH increase the POTUS' safety?

Wayne LaPierre horse whips Ed Rendal on live TV.....

This is not to be missed !!!

Re-inflation Rally Part I: Falsehoods, fantasies, fabrications, and fake-outs

9th circuit incorporates 2A

How Citi made $2.5 billion betting on its own bankruptcy

Black is Back: Don't Trust Earnings New Accounting Rules, Stress Test is a SHAM!

Goldman Sachs Executives Infiltrate the World of Finance and Business

Calculated Risk: Undisputed Champion of the Econo/Financial/Business Blogosphere

Bank Lending Keeps Dropping

Can Our New Bullet Trains Look Like This, Please?

BBC News -Democrats just as passionate

CNBC is interviewing Ken Lewis CEO of BAC at 3. Do u think the banks will rally?

SEIU saz to banks.. "Give us our money back"

Housing Bust Comes Roaring Back, Worse Than Ever

How to win at losing.."Bankrupt luxury community sold to same developer"

Earnings for the "Fortune 500" companies plunge 85 percent

Dr. Housing Bubble 04/19/09

A picture is worth 1,000 words....wanna see who owns us?

Feeling a little bit sorry for the privileged Wall Streeters? I have the antidote.

Karl Denninger on BlogTalkRadio: Tea Parties and Partisan Politics

Okay, how many folks here have been exposed to live gunfire? A gunfight?

If you like yellow....

Hope the TORNADO pic shows up:

More shots from last Friday (dialup warning)

Hey - thought you fellow photogs might like this.

Just made a trip to the plant store to spruce up the back yard for Summer. PIC HEAVY

9th Circuit Incorporates 2nd Amendment

Psst..interesting thread in GD..

We Moon Starcodes for April 17-24

I'm baaaack! Anybody miss me?

Do any of you make a PT or FT living

The Stars This Week: "Love Sparks or Singes" - April 20 - April 26, 2009

Who Will Face Down the Gun Lobby?

Spitzer Spies Spent Solar Systems Around Dead Suns

More on Cold Fusion

New flat flexible speakers might even help you catch planes & trains

Quantum Theory May Explain Wishful Thinking

Kepler Space telescope working already

****Submission Guidelines and Instructions for Calendar 2010***

Can anyone recommend a good grilling cookbook?

What's for dinner? Sunday April 19th edition

ATK baked onion rings - not so great

Half whole wheat is not bad

Now Even Alex Jones is Going After Fox - After they try and steal his Supporters.

Since the redundant intelligence & warnings about 9/11 were disregarded I believe in LIHOP more

What does anyone here know about the Bildenbergers? The Trilateral Commision?

OK I missed something - who is Alex Jones?

Perry threatening to keep lawmakers in sessions throughout the summer

police chief fired for using taser on wife

My letter to Texas Democratic Party officials re: the Jane Harman scandal

Keeping an Eye on the Texas ARRA Dollars

Kingwood sinkhole forces drivers to abandon cars

Just how many ways can you violate private citizens' Constitutional rights

Tracking the Texas Economy

Julia Roberts to Film Next Role in Bali

Volunteer web designer for torture prosecution project --

Did you ever wonder why Firefox