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Archives: April 23, 2009

GSA officials say they are off to a fast start on energy-efficiency projects (Go Boxer!)

Ladies (and men who may also be interested)....Landay is on KO... just a heads up

Rotten Apple thy name is Rumsfeld

Family of boxer fights for pardon of 1913 racist conviction

Karpinski on KO...NOW

"Conservatives are not necessarily stupid...

faux news supports torture

Karpinski is pissed

Daily Kos: McGovern Drops out of The Progressive Anniversary Event

Prosecute Torture Facebook group

If Texas wants to secede, it'd better do this quickly, before the hurricane

"I have great confidence in Jane Harman. She is a patriotic American,"

Condi gave a thumbs up to torture

Keith Olbermann is back

Charles grodin on hannity now

Has anyone been reading the senate report on torture themselves?

Federal judge adopts Obama’s Gitmo standard

Coming soon to a C-SPAN channel near your : Church Committee II and Return of the Tower Commission

Dems Push for Torture Hearings, Ignoring Obama

Miss California waterboarded by Dick Cheney for lying about Jane Harman's wiretap.

Hey lurking freepers: I'll support Miss California when Free Republic supports the Dixie Chicks.

Keith is back

Prosecuting torture is more important than economic recovery.

15 of the methods used at Abu Ghraib were authorized by SecDef

Breaking: Obama gives Texas back to Mexico

Firetruck the former administration

Bill Nye (The Science Guy) Bood In Texas For Saying The Moon Reflects The Sun

Earth Day: Al Gore's Repower America Petition

Firedoglake is holding a fundraiser

Watch all PBS Frontline programs on-line

A deal for Mr. Cheney...the CIA can release your phony bullshit "proof" if and when...

Rice, Cheney Approved Waterboarding.....

The sad reality is, the BushCo war profiteers are still making billions...

The torture was to justify the Iraq War.

does the father of the groom pay for the wedding of an opposite marriage?

Condi Rice delivered OK to waterboard as Bush's adviser

The Nation: Obama and the Big Dogs:

Bush & Cheney authorized *torture* of human beings to try to justify the Iraq invasion.

Torture Trivia: Name That Scumbag and Tell the Back Story

This is the Earth - There are no second chances...

From a year ago - FBI: We Warned About Torture of Detainees

F**K Yoo

The Boys from Paraquay? How long until BushCo relo's to Paraguay

Washington Natinals

Oh My - we missed Levi on Larry King

Can we get in 183! waterboardings before that dang ticking time bomb goes off?

O.K., *I'll* say it -- no link -- CHEENEE is NOT American!1 That is all !1 n/t

Bayer Safety Lapses 'Could Have Eclipsed Bhopal' (WV)

GM To Shut Most U.S. Plants Up To 9 Weeks Beleaguered Automaker Will Close Factories This Summer

Kerry: Administration lacks 'real strategy' for handling Pakistan

Diaz-Balart blasts Obama for referring to Cuba as ‘Cuba’

Robert Scheer: Grand Theft Treasury: The Nation

Single Payer Video

Michael Wolff: Why Do Liberals Still Care About Matt Drudge?

Jon Stewart is a riot

Jon Stewart is a riot

What the world needs now is for Condo RICE to "turn" on Shrub-CHEENEE!1

Rachel Maddow is explaining the torture plan brilliantly. She is showing the

O'Reilly producer shows up at GE stockholders meeting to complain about MSNBC

The best way to make a torture investigation "non-partisan" is to

Notice to All Texas DUers

Oh my...


If Texas DID secede, would anybody really mind?

Anyone heard of something called "Public Law 111-05"?

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

Abu Ghraib head finds vindication in newly released memos


How long till Shepherd Smith guests on the Jon Stewart show?

Janis Karpinski is outraged

Court Rules: No Unionization for Fed-EX Drivers:

Court Rules: No Unionization for Fed-EX Drivers:

Torture works sometimes -- but it's always wrong

The question remains: WHY??

KO came up with a new word I'd never heard before tonight ... ClusterFox

You Know, I Don't Think Obama Should Be Criticized Here

South Park is doing "Pirates" tonight

Dialing 211

Does evidence of the crime compel prosecution?

Jean Schmidt, R-Ohio

FDA expands access to Plan B for 17-year-olds

Want to see the smuggest dumb-ass ever?

O.C. police investigate Melissa Huckaby in two arson fires

The torture is bad enough but what they tried to do with the torture is worse....

This was done in Central America

The Corporation series

Did Either Keith or Rachel Talk About The Fannie Mae CFO That......

Anyone else troubled that Nancy Pelosi suddenly remembers being told about the Harman wiretap after

Man cited after dog (rat terrier) beaten, dies

A senator cannot be prosecuted for anything said on the senate floor.

Why aren't Hannity and his lot standing behind a wartime president?

Americans may be angry with Banker Bail-Outs but the UK Gave them £1.4 trillion. The whole Economy.

Damn! N. Myrtle Beach is burning

What? Yale's "Porn in the Morn" course may not carry science credit in future?

Fox News's Cavuto *OWNED* can't understand “They use less, they pay less,” VIDEO

The BaptistBoard Again...Plan B is abortion pill...will the propaganda ever cease with these people

On CSpan 1 now They are repeating that hearing with Hillary Clinton

Heads up: Amy Klobuchar to discuss the MN Franken/Coleman mess on WJ

A song parody that won't leave my mind...a "tribute" to the freepers

AP Poll: Americans high on Obama, direction of US

The Rant: CNBC's Lawrence Kudlow -- A New Low in Right-Wing Trash Talk and Hypocrisy

Progressive Democrats of America: Working People United Will Never Be Defeated

Power-mad cop put on administrative leave. Arrested a news crew for no reason other than he can

BUSHCO's TORTURE Bought al-Qaeda "Time To Rebuild -INSIDE- Nuclear Armed Pakistan" By Robert Parry

The Army investigates itself again and comes up short


Mr Obama to prod Credit Card firms on fee practices.

Fact beats fiction: Thepiratebay trial a sham

Fact beats fiction: Thepiratebay trial a sham

Why Do Conservatives Like Stephen Colbert?

Where are all the "moderate" Senators on the torture issue?

The valuable torture derived information Cheney wants released ...

Palin faces ethics complaint for SarahPAC role

Bush administration False Terror Alerts (part one) & (part two)

Matt Lauer is surprised that Beyonce considers singing for the Obama's

Dixie Chicks

My My My ... US Court of Appeals Judge Bybee Seems To Have A Problem....

Remember the Brit intel guy who exposed the ongoing investigations to photographers?

surge update - At least 28 people have been killed and 50 wounded in a suicide blast in southeast Ba

What It Takes For Sean Penn To Be Joe Wilson

Spencer Tracy in Inherit The Wind has something to say about right wing America....

Senator Al Franken? What will he bring to the Party?

Torture protects Americans from Al Quaeda.

GOP Urges Democrats From Industrial States to Fight Pelosi Pollution Objectives

is torture now a partisan issue? republics are for it, democrats are against?

Could the Karpinski Rant be the Key To Getting Bush/Cheney/Rice/etc

USA Today/Gallup Poll: Most Want Inquiry Into Anti-Terror Tactics

so "dunk in the water" means what, we have a pool now at Guantanamo, and they go swimming?

How would India react to a nuclear-armed Taliban?

Dick Cheney parallels Col Jessup from, "A Few Good Men".

New DNC Ad: Meet the New GOP

Torture Defenders Have Already Dehumanized the Islamic Terrorist

No One to be Held Accountable for Torture

Reality check for Sean Hannity - Who murdered more people, Ortega or the Contras?

A Couple Of Questions About The Taliban & Pakistan.......

Honestly what is with these guys?

Here's to Cheney's Health!

Bailout for Breakfast: Lobbying The Hand That Feeds You

Love This Headline: Condoleezza Rice Gave Nod For 'Torture' Techniques

UPDATE new info with photo too: Man accused of severely beating a barking dog

Latest Bank Bailouts - a list by Propublica

Will Governor Sanford bite the bullet and allow Federal aid to help in his State's time of need?

It'll take a while, but the torture issue and her compliance with it, will take Pelosi down

Right Wing Terrorism Watch - 7 members of violent white supremacist group arrested

Prosecuting bush, Cheney, Rummy & Condi: Little People Who Had Big Titles

The Story of Stuff - Video

It appears the torture began before the memos

LOL! Are You a Weak Leader?

Free the torturers – and the rapists too!

Charles Grodin on Hannity

Charles Grodin on Hannity

5 MORE secret memos identified revealing new info about Bush admin interrogation policy LINK

You like the Shep Smith F word video? Shep Smith Goofs on Glenn Beck!

If I Was A Political Artist.......

Robert Koehler: "Obama wasn't elected to play politics."

Attorney General Eric Holder stands at a unique moment in American History...

Why Dick Cheney keeps torturing us

Memo to John McCain: The last thing you would want to call this is a "witch hunt"

How timely! Bill Kristol to Receive $250,000 "Bradley Prize"

What's wrong with the "it will compromise ability to get quality advice" meme.

This msnbc poll is being freeped

Torturegate - The Movie

Alabama House considers resolution praising Miss California for position on gay marriage

Dig? - Fuck That, I'm The President

The Rand Institute - The torture debate

The GOT--The Grand Ole' Torturers

The GOT--The Grand Ole' Torturers

Cheney, Rumsfeld, Rice, Ashcroft, Gonzales... Wait A Minute - What About Bush?

If you had to choose...?

Club Gitmo

Miley Cyrus supports gay marriage (What will the fundies say?)

"Witch Hunt". You'll be hearing that phrase a lot.

Military May Asked Reservists To Fill Civilian Posts In Afghanistan

On Torture (from a soldier/witness)

Mad Money Cramer: investors should buy stock in companies that pollute

Enhanced Prevarication Techniques

Conservatives Target Key Obama Legal Pick Dawn Johnsen As A 'Radical'

Why I trust Obama.. I just trust his "gut" ability to sift

The real appeasement by Obama I can't support.

what ever happened to Tom Delay's felony charges?

The Mayor of N. Myrtle Beach has asked Gov. Sanford for help

The Mayor of N. Myrtle Beach has asked Gov. Sanford for help

Heads exploding at FR. Love it!!!

How many days before Dick Cheney runs out of town?

msnbc - rachel is laying it all out

Heated debates at Conservapedia offer window onto civil war ripping apart conservative movement

Prosecute torture website -- need designer help!

Why did they agree to the "plan"?

2 + 2 = 6

How Bush's Torture Helped al-Qaeda

Senate report: Rice, Cheney OK'd CIA use of waterboarding

SFRC hearing on Afghanistan War Experiences on C-Span 3 now:

Even though they attempted to legalize I Can't Believe It's Not Torture

My Theory As To Why Health Care Reform Inextricably Tied To Possible Torture Prosecutions ...

Sikhism and Islamic fundementalism: Question?

What? Only 44 percent of Dems in survey think Fox is biased?

If the Repubs want to make torture a political issue, then let them !!

Thom Hartman said it best today - We can't forget the mistakes made after Watergate and Iran/Contra

Ignatius: We Must Cover Up CIA Misdeeds to Ensure the Viability of Future Misdeeds

DISH Earth, Channel 212: Isn't she beautiful?

DISH Earth, Channel 212: Isn't she beautiful?

If Obama is not going to prosecute covert operatives, he should pardon soldiers...

Part 2 of Saul Landau's Interview of Cuban Fiver Gerardo Hernandez

The right-wing already has a spin name for the torture memos.

Hamptons Home Prices Plunge 23% as Wall Street Firings Hit Vacation Haven

National Religious Campaign Against Torture

Sanford has requested help from FEMA because of the fire.

"Fox News": Since 2002 Congress had more than 30 meetings and briefings regarding torture

NATO Supreme Command to Move to France?

Mike Allen of Politico wins Media Putz of the Week award - ha ha

What will be the next unbeleiveable step in the torture story? I don't know but,

Obama's plan looks offshore for energy

Can you feel it? It's coming around...

Europe’s new buildings get welcome push to produce as much energy as they use

some good news for teenage girls

Report: Angry Intel Officers Tipped Pelosi To Harman Wiretap

Cheney is correct, torture was a "success" - results used in Powell's 2003 UN speech

After this scene, how long before Shep Smith is no longer at Fox News?

Texas lawmakers consider telling U.S. to ‘cease and desist’

Well Done Shepherd Smith

Cuomo: Paulson Kept SEC Out Of The Loop On B Of A

Trustees Begin to Parcel Leona Helmsley’s Estate

Does a child need both a mother and a father in his/her life?

Are we not allowed to post about Texas wanting to secede?

Detroit to Rachel - Ouch That One Hurt!

Where has Donald Rumsfeld been hiding?

da Boehner doesn't call interrogation, he calls it torture

Condi Rice is not a scapegoat. that's a ridiculous suggestion.

So let me get this straight. We removed Saddam Hussein because

We silly Liberals, always griping about Bush.

A major instance when the our typical knee jerk reaction for revenge malfunctioned, unfortunately

Just got an email about a poll on MSNBC...grading President Obama. Cast your vote since the repukes

Orlando Sentinel speaks out against GOP voter suppression bill - DU the forum on editorial PLZ

Prop 8: Any News On When A Decision Might Be Rendered?

The Right Keeps Stating that Torture Works

Megan McCain co-hosting The View right now...

Circle of Bush Lawyers Sought a "New Paradigm"

NEWSMAKER OF THE WEEK: Brig. Gen. Janis Karpinski

www giantgayrepellantumbrella com

I would give up every other TV station Comcast offers if I could

MN Senate Seat: Vin Weber On Andrea Mitchell Just Said The Following.......

Attorneys Ask Federal Court to Declare Iraq War Unconstitutional

Obama Plays Hamlet; Shredders Hum, by Ray McGovern

Who really owns Congress, Part 2

Judge adopts Obama standard for Gitmo detention

Cheney Succeeding In Shifting Torture Debate?

Velvel: "The Four Torture Memos, Eichmann, And The Obama Administration."

Peter Karmanos, Compuware founder & boss to Kwame Kilpatrick, tells why Detroit schools are failing

If the Torture worked...

If you live in Indiana we need your help

Feburary 15, 2003 The first time I EVER read the name Jay S. Bybee

Apple under fire over iPhone 'Baby Shaker'

NYT: Interrogations’ Effectiveness May Prove Elusive

If we prosecute Bush and Cheney, then the Repubs will do the same...

Webb: Pot legalization 'on the table' in prison reform effort

If you live in Indiana we need you help

Court rules PM must press U.S. to repatriate Khadr

Maybe if we redefine abortion as torture, the right will approve of it?

I always wonder what happened to this soldier who was stationed at Guantanamo

"In Contravention of Conventional Wisdom: CIA 'no touch' torture makes sense out of mind control

What charges could be brought against those who authorized torture?

Who in the hell is the dumb blonde credit card whore anchor on MSNBC?

Zubaydah Interrogator, from the horse's mouth: Torture Was Unnecessary and Ineffective

AP Reports Condi Rice Approved Torture

Jeff Macke - Wall Street Trader

Will "private contractors" mercenaries be held accountable for torture? CACI

British court is demanding that the UK government obtain US torture docs within a week

Toilet paper.

***Condoleezza Rice delivered the OK to waterboard***

credit card issuers say it is a 'risk' business so their customers should assume that risk

credit card issuers say it is a 'risk' business so their customers should assume that risk

Ba Ba Ba Ba Ba

Bored? Call AG Eric Holder & ask for torture investigations: (202) 514-2001

Can one of us "formally request" that the archives release Cheney's energy task force information?

Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? And why/why not?

Anyone watching the "Wolf" on the Senate Committee on Justice....

Tax the heirs of the rich (at least of few of them)

And now into their fourth week, the never ending FleeceaFreep....

Forget reforming the credit card rules. How about raising wages

Cheney Calls for Probe of McCain, POWs

Who does MSNBC get to comment on Dick Cheney's part in torture?

Hehe: "pardons for CIA" + "no pardons for military" = ....

Elizabeth Cheney, I wish you a life as happy and as healthy as your father's

Robert Bear: CIA interrogators had no training

Repug Sen. Johnny Isakson said US has best health care system in the world

Marriage bill hearing draws more than 3,000 (Maine)

Quinnipiac: N.J. voters back marriage equality

Ask right wingers what they think about a country that makes a difficult...

Kit Biond, you sad sack, lying, obfuscating motherfucker

Live - Holder before Congress - MSNBC ........ listening now ......

Robert Parry: How Bush's Torture Helped al-Qaeda

Octo-Mom in labor.

Jerrold Nadler: We Must Investigate Torture … and Fix State Secrets

We may know what. But does anyone *really* know why?

Record number of Californians miss mortgage payments

Are you getting the feeling that we are only seeing the memos the Bush admin. wanted us to see?

Are you getting the feeling that we are only seeing the memos the Bush admin. wanted us to see?

Were Abu Ghraib abuses learned from Israel?

Economy & anti-payday loan actions result in Check'n'Go leaving Virginia

wingnut blogger (Debby Schlussel) gets death threat from wingunt ex-freeper

Via C&L: Shep Smith: "We do not f***ing torture!" (Video)

Senate Republicans block vote on Sebelius nomination.

I need help understanding this sentence in the Bybee memo

Cheney is so frickin scared he has his own daughter on my TV

There is something very strange in the water in the Cheney home

I wonder how many people in our govt. that pig 'anthrax cheney' threatened with death?

A Way To Get Dawn Johnsen Confirmed

Pakistan poses a “mortal threat” to the U.S. and the world

Good for the EPA! Crack Down on Mercury Pollution

What & When Will Be The Tipping Point When The MSM Tips Over The Teetertotter......

Does a child do best with positive role models of both genders in their life?And taking it further..

The GOP's Torture Pivot

Would you trade prosecuting the Bush* Cabal for Health Care?

Here's how to call the Republicans' bluff on torture.

Army: 3 vials of virus samples missing from Maryland facility

Breaking: GM temporary shutting down of 13 plants is official, to cut production by 190,000 units

Without Media Support, Will Torture Prosecution Ever Get Off the Ground?

Obama's approval rating high, but will it last?

Why is a NG Combat Support Batallion necessary during a marathon?

Why is a NG Combat Support Batallion necessary during a marathon?

DU has almost 140,000 users. I have been told that we should memorize other users usernames

"My Tortured Decision" - FBI AGENT Speaks Out: 'NO Actionable Intell Gained From Torture'

As long as we have Idol and Dancing with Stars posts

Liz Chenney... defending her dad

it amazes me that there are people on my teevee actually supporting torturing fellow humans

The Milgram Experiment

Mary Matalin signs on as CNN contributor

Oi. Whaaaa! Republicans angry that Steele won’t call Obama a ‘socialist.’

FBI Weren’t the Only Ones Objecting to Torture — So Did the Army, Marines & Air Force

Mike Pence Declares War

There is a huge difference between "Right and Left" and "Right and Wrong"

Sheperd Smith needs to get his butt off of FOX before it kills him.(drops the f-bomb)

Giant Mystery Blob Discovered Near Dawn of Time

Believe Me, It’s Torture

CafePress : Screw you, shopkeepers!

This is why we have to prosecute

If Only He Saw The Point

Eric Holder what about the soldiers acting in good faith convicted of torture?

Slump Creates Lack of Mobility for Americans

Yes, we need to prosecute torture

liz cheney quote on really can't take her seriously

Yes - There Were "Bad Apples" .......

Don't Playbooks Change When The Coach's Change?.......

Strongly recommend hearing testimony of Cpl Rick Reyes today (Afghan & Iraq vet)

Pizarro: Al Gore coming to San Jose to receive humanitarian prize at Tech Awards

Luxury or necessity? Pew Research Poll

Two MN Justices Recuse Themselves From Coleman Appeal

Hannity: "Would you listen to a brutal thug murdering dictator?" Grodin: "I'm listening to you."

General Assembly approves gay marriage bill (Connecticut); Governor to sign

If the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Is a Test, the United States Has Failed

15-Year-Old Denied Permit For Crash He Had When He Was 6.

15-Year-Old Denied Permit For Crash He Had When He Was 6.

What the hell is wrong with this congresscritter on Hardball?

Tweety: Who ordered the torture?

Do you suspect some Democrats knew of/approved of/were informed of torture?...

Do you suspect some Democrats knew of/approved of/were informed of torture?...

If Waterboarding is 'Effective' and 'Not Torture', Would it be Acceptable for Iran

I still don't get it.

She's baaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaack!!! May 11th!! (Randi)

I have a new favorite picture of Obama

fyi: Tonight on HBO: Trouble the Water

Anyone Play the "Plan It Green" Game

14 Years Ago Today

chris matthews is wrong, the question is not 'does torture work?'

(Annotated) RW nutjob chain email du jour


I want to know how much BAD intel we got from torture!

Pakistan---What is Going to Happen?

How the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times Buried the Madoff Scandal for at Least Four Years

Nora O'Donnell and Elizabeth Cheney are literally having a row over "torture" or "not torture"

Guess what I saw on my drive home today...

Just got back from Chase "we are going to have to hold your $3000 check"

General Janet Karpinski (abu ghirab) on KO...

Daily Kos/Research 2000 poll: 51% of Texas Republicans Approve of Gov Perry's Secession Talk

Breastfeeding Helps Mother's Heart

Levin is laying this out on Ed

ok, anyone else get this irony: Repubs don't want a "witch hunt" on waterboarding...

Pew: Public Remains Divided Over Use of Torture

Liz Cheney saying waterboarding is not torture

Ivy Leaguer `infiltrates' Falwell's university (AP)

Homeland Security cancels some newspaper, magazine subscriptions

Rep Bachmann: As Obama Denies Jesus, We Must Humble Ourselves Before God

Nick Anderson's torture toons

An article from 2007 to bookmark where McCain explains waterboarding.

Cheney has some physical problem. (seriously)

Gates: US 'torture memos' could not be kept secret - "Just deal with it."

Please support Shawn Johnson

Please support Shawn Johnson

MO lawmakers want to use stimulus funds for tax rebates

'Cramdown' bill could hit Senate next week

Since So Many Americans Celebrate the Bloodlust of Capital Punishment

If Rice Approved Torture - What Was Zelikow Trying To Do The Other Night......

Oh NO!!! Pelosi takes on ...... Jon Stewart !!!!!!

When was the last time you heard of an individual protecting themselves by torturing someone?

Mitt Romney: Investigating Torture is “Lowest Form of Partisanship”

Suicide bombs kill scores in Iraq

Elks Club or the Mafia: you decide...

Elks Club or the Mafia: you decide...

Statement on Torture, 2004

LOL this congresman on Hardball is worried about investigations affecting morale


Martin Savages take on torture this morning - it's a big diversion and the economy is more important

On UFO and human motivations part II (yes it is getting large)

Looks like Ed has changed his mind about torture prosecution

Is the media missing the real issue with the torture memos?

Flight information for freepers who hate President Obama

RawStory reports Harmon is walking-back the wiretap denials

What on earth is "thorium" ???

Posted some job ads over in the career forum

Torture saved us from another attack(s)

Which War Criminal will be the First to Squeal?

I guess the new Republican talking point is "Banana Republic".

Should Ed Shultz tell Producers "Ditch this Orange and Red Flashing Set?

Congress notices Florida's "shell game" using Medicaid stimulus money.

"Some docs do know harm" Please give this columnist some accolades.

Does MSNBC REALLY Want to be the Face of Torture Advocacy in the Mornings?

TimeWarner working to shut down local cheaper ISP - corporate bully as enemy ->

Michael Smirconish

What the Republicants still haven't learned....

Mac Thornberry (R-TX) on Tweety ..

A bit of fun with my Rethuglican friend today!

Sex Drives Everything.

Only Experts Can Conduct Torture Properly.

Cracking Down on Credit Cards

Jay Leno Hospitalized, Tonight's Show Canceled

Jay Leno Hospitalized, Tonight's Show Canceled

For those who want to arm merchant ships,

Meet the torture experts!

Uh-Oh: Is Obama Having Second Thoughts On That Commission Idea?

White House may relieve DHS of cybersecurity role

Steele under pressure to support RNC resolution calling Democrats "Democratic Socialist Party"

To the long time DUers who knew...

Did you see Lawrence O'Donnell deconstruct Cheney's spawn?

Rep. Grijalva (D-Az) Introduces Legislation to Protect and Conserve Public Lands Along Border

Ken Lewis, Pay Back is a Bitch (updated)

Pregnant woman running from bear hit by car

Bob Graham: "I was not briefed on these interrogation techniques." Calls for grand jury probe

A FEDERAL USURY LAW with stimulate spending and grow the economy.

A proposal for a new "law"

Would you watch a show hosted by Steve McMahon and Todd Harris?

Would you watch a show hosted by Steve McMahon and Todd Harris?

Too Big to Fail is also Big Enough to hold America hostage to their whims

They Keep Pimping The Liberty Tower Attack, BUT!!!!

Could Food Shortages Bring Down Civilization?

Has any of the members of the 9/11 Commission come forward to speak about torture?

In our new world, can people say out loud that Bush et al ignored multiple warnings, vacationed,

In our new world, can people say out loud that Bush et al ignored multiple warnings, vacationed,

If what they did wasn't torture and was "legal" why did they hide what they were doing?

Banks Team Up With Republicans To SCREW You!

Is there really a "Powerful Amtrak Lobby" behind the rail spending?

Teachers should all have military training and carry guns.

This is the perfect opportunity for INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISTS ...

After Losing Freedom, Some Immigrants Face Loss of Custody of Their Children

LOL They're Doing The Hundred Days Before It's One Hundred Days.

Rumsfeld Should be Indicted

Question for those posting about KO & Rachel & Billo & Beck et al

The Rude Pundit: Torture and the Permanent Republican Majority

This may sound a little tin foilish but I've been thinking

Media Protects it's Own, Once Again! Mary Matilin to join her Hubby as CNN Political Consultant

Article: "The Theocratic Chain of Misery"

Cheney: Waterboarding US Troops Is OK Because It Isn't Torture

SEVEN mysterious cases of swine flu have been found

Chinsaku Yuki

Who is this sanctimonious Texas Congressman (Thornberry) gasbag on Matthews' show?

Who is this sanctimonious Texas Congressman (Thornberry) gasbag on Matthews' show?

Condi Rice is getting tossed overboard?

Condi Rice is getting tossed overboard?

I've been watching video clips of Bush

Someone help me here... is a "Tea Party" gay slang?

Sebelius vetoes abortion bill - THANK YOU GOVERNOR SEBELIUS!!

While the topic is so hot "Close Torture Loopholes in the Army Field Manual"

$$$ SUPPORT THE ACLU = Torture Memos released = court order obtained by the ACLU.

In Place Of The N-Word

Is Sarah Palin a serious threat anymore? Has she ever been one?

Are there lots of push polls around here?

surge update - At Least 75 Are Killed in Two Attacks in Iraq

RedState has a podcast on iTunes - and you can leave a comment!

I am making buffalo chips for my students to eat . bringing them Friday for my kids to eat

Whoa! Look at how much money we've wasted on this alternative energy crap.

Torture helped foil a planned 2002 attack on Los Angeles? The guy they tortured was captured in 2003

FBI Director Mueller-Re: BUSHCO's 'Torture Works' Claim: "I don’t believe that has been the case"

The Stanford Prison Experiment-A Simulation Study of the Psychology of Imprisonment

4 day school week? I am all for it!

Truck in Utah leaked radioactive sludge from duct-taped hose

Mother uses Bible verse on modesty to fight Texas school dress code requiring tucked-in shirts

Somali pirate families ask for U.S. pardon

Holy Cow, I guess I'm back in the Obama-as-Chessplayer camp.

Emergency Senate bill saves lesbian couple from deporation

When I hear about all of this "bipartisanship" bullshit, I think to myself.....

When I hear about all of this "bipartisanship" bullshit, I think to myself.....

The Torture Moment by Arianna Huffington

Why did we torture in the first place? Here's why:

You know ..... we knew ..... WE FUCKING KNEW ....... contermporaneously, we knew

If the purpose of the torture was to get "confessions" of links between Saddam and 9/11..

The Torture Apologists Have Doomed Their Argument

Torture Is Not A "Policy" -- Torture Is A War Crime

The Freeper-type is at it again

Earth Day: Pics don't lie. Glacial melt then vs now.

Impeachment was Off The Table, the Hydra Head left intact, NOW all this scrambling around for crumbs

ProPublica: Dozens of Prisoners Held by CIA Still Missing, Fates Unknown

George Carlin, GOOD American


GM is shutting down all it's US production plants for the summer

Fr. Brig. Gen. Janis Karpinski, A Grateful World Honors Your Service, Your Witness and Your Outrage!

A list of names within the Bush Admin. who sat on the Principals Committee.

It's time to abolish the Senate filibuster.

BREAKING NYT: Treasury Preparing Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Filing for Chrysler

***** Support a Truth & Reconciliation Commission = 100,000 + signatures ****

Is there one issue the GOPers can agree with us on?

Greed will destroy the human species. If climate change doesn't do it first.

Premiere Radio Networks Syndicates The Randi Rhodes Show

McCain Obtusely Accuses Obama of Running A Banana Republic

The Rift

but, and, if, ......question

Recent Sibel Edmonds interview.

Hey, DU'ers -- if you want to show the President of Notre Dame some support for inviting Pres. Obama

Rescue Wagons (and planes) are moving doomed dogs from high kill shelters to less crowded

The David Addington indictment thread

The Fatal Thread: Torture, War and the Imperial Project

Media watchers needed for the next week.

Japan Pays Foreign Workers to Go Home

Cartoon: Coleman as Monty Python’s Black Knight

Remember the investment advice people used to get, and probably still do, about how to retire rich?

The Torture Apologists are doomed..Amendment 8 U.S. Constitution

The Torture Apologists are doomed..Amendment 8 U.S. Constitution

Condescenda Rice War Criminal and Torturer

Stanford prison experiment

China Leads The Way In Renewable Wind Energy

Florida has not applied for their share of the education stimulus.

Remembering US Soldier Who Killed Herself--After Refusing to Take Part in Torture

Why do some women care so much about the military draft?

Why do some women care so much about the military draft?

Holder Just Made Me a Promise

Question on Abortion.

Joke I heard on Earth Day

So when will the Military Commissions Act bite us?

So was seating at the dealership today waiting for my car to get serviced

(A Top Rated Diary @ DailyKos) Cenk: What if KSM Had Died?


I may be thrown out in the lobby for this, but politics is a religion...

I may be thrown out in the lobby for this, but politics is a religion...

Kerry panel listens to Iraq, Afghanistan vets - Peace Action Responds

Cute, cute, cute New Yorker cover this week! (pic)

Send your love out to Stephanie Miller.

Recession-Driven Suicide or Murder/Suicide in my town/city

Sean Hannity Agrees To WaterBoarding. Can We Do it 183 Times?

Damn credit card company

Enough with the Texas succession crap. Kay Bailey Hutchinson is gaining on Perry, so he felt

Airport to Nowhere? or is it just plain mischief?

A quick note to all who claim that water boarding is not torture...

Six Dimensions of Scandal

For the next week, we should look for ops to counter "torture is a policy"

Did you know that the Abu Ghraib Abuse First Exposed was the Rape of Female Prisoners?

OK, Explain This To Me Like I'm a Complete Idiot because I Don't Get It, Part FORE!!!

Heil, Heil, the gang's all here

I think that ACTS 4:34-35 basically supports capitalism.. compassionate capitalism

Is it just me or are new cars WAYYYYYYYY overpriced?

Unarmed and Naked Concert-Goer (Coachella) Tasered by Three Police Officers

In 1966 the CIA launched the Phoenix Project

God Hates Torture But Pat Robertson Ain't Talking

Charles Grodin To Sean Hannity: You've Got A Fascist Mentality

Tedisco Throws Out Liberal Radio Host Sam Seder's Ballot (NY-20 Special Election)

School District IT Database Manager Makes $70k, 30 Year Math Teacher Makes $66k

An old friend of my husband's died in childbirth yesterday.

Did your local paper use the word "torture" in the headline of its coverage ...

I Just Can't Get Enough

Just Like Heaven

Monorail Cat has run off track

Woodward Squeaks and Out Come The Freaks

Earth To Doris

The Earth Dies Screaming

How many others get spam mail from MyLife ( I think it's a scam.

Fibinacci Numbers

Give It Up

This Is Life

Mad World

Rock Lobster


The Test

Stitches... I'm in 'em.


Natural Blues

Don't Go

Does this look infected to you? n/t

Yep..Typical Americans

Do You See What I See?

Anne Sophie Mutter plays Mendolssohn, music for my Wednesday evening.

Susan Boyle got her eyebrows waxed!

Under My Thumb

What Is Love?

Dammit.. may as well have just lit 10 $100 bills on fire..

Golden Years

So, I just replied to a personal ad on craigslist...

Unfinished Sympathy

I saw lightning strike a utility pole tonight.

I Will Survive

The Nats-bashing has spread to GD

I got somebody new

Last Jaguar in US Euthanized for Lack of Health Insurance

Blues Alley

les courants d'air

Geeks: Check in here if you knew at a glance that the pic in NewJeffCT's thread was a Marilith

And now for something completely different.

Easy Tiger

Let's have a Thumb War!

I really want to thank everyone for helping me tonight, couldn't have done it without y'all.


How about some "free association" to... "Disclosure"

Requiem pour un con

The great Leonard Cohen


This Must Be The Place

ATTN beer lovers of the lounge:

does the father of the groom pay for the wedding of an opposite marriage?

So for a Drama major.... are there certain classes that are required..

Let's have a war

Let's have a flame war!

Skywalking on Earth Day

I want to watch Northern Exposure from start to finish


Wednesday Night Blues Break: Bad Love - Luther Allison

You don't have a hair on your ass if you don't read this book

I Ran So Far Away

you people are in trouble!


Rock The Casbah

Suspicious Minds

Oh crap!

Hm. Those red-hot Marlins were swept -- by whom I wonder? I'm curious....could it be......

When Paul Newman died it was all over for me.

Outside of listening to the cardinals singing, is there anything good about being up this early?

Bittersweet Symphony

What color should the next t-shirt I buy be?

So...about that Red Sox v Twins doubleheader today.

Don't ask me why, but I watched Pitchmen tonight

Another great tea bagger moment

Orange tie/maroon shirt -- good match? (pic - fixed broken link)

Hey, Beach Boy Fans, did you know that Bruce Johnston was a

Ghost Town

Coming up on GMA - Levi may challenge Bristol for custody.

Crap! Crap! Crap! Have I made it pretty clear I am gay? And don't wish to be cured?

Dick Cheney has a six of clubs . . . again.

My son (or, sometimes I miss this place)

Help! Motivate me to move from my chair.

Today Paula Deen cooked quail and grits with Jimmy Carter!

A moment of silence for former UGA football star

A beautiful 80s classic to start your day....

Okay this is cute: rugrats in lab coats and glasses

Magazine subscriptions

Now I'm in the mood for THE SPECIALS!!

I am bored, Have we decided who will be the next Susan Boyle?

I can't think of a good excuse to post this photo

As my sanity hangs by a thread...

My neighbor warms his cat up for 45 minutes!

Knock knock. "Candygram"

Neener neener neener - My Wii Fit age is 22!

There are ten kind people in this world!

"Laser treatment! Extra crispy. See, no skin graft here, just pure laser pain."

So, The Nurse said to The Dying Patient...

Rooting for the Montreal Canadiens is like rooting for the Yankees

it wasn't a bad dream... Regis Philbin (in full make-up) as "Shrek" on Letterman last night

Today, I am feeling very pretty...

Hot women with brains & personality.

Oops, beaten to it.


Trivia question: Who is Theodora Nathalia Nathan?

what should I have for lunch?

Posting from my iBong just to say...

She who can not be named was mentioned on South Park

Uncle Bill?

The Red Sox have the day off today.

My neighbor warms his car up for 45 minutes!

Totally misleading headline on Yahoo, check it out while it’s still there:

Michael Jackson's chauffeur hits ambulance @ Cedars-Sinai: "Jacko" + "Whiplash" = "Lawsuit?"

My neighbor warms his cap up for 45 minutes!

Attn lounge...Creekdog is changing his name

To the person that just PMed me and told me I do not have an iPhone...

Who here wants to meet flvegan?

This duo is playing for free tomorrow. Would you go?

My neighbor warms up his - wait, what rhymes with "cap"?

I'm going to Cleveland! For work!

Somebody is boarding: the Deck fairy is back..

There are two types of people in this world! Which are you?

I can't decide which I like better.

Going to Boston today!!! As a tourist!!!

Psychological experiment: How does this photo make you feel?

I just got a new jar of Blackberry jam! Ask me anything!

Toilet paper.

think of how much water we can save

Posting from my iPhone just to say...


If you didn't notice this (and because we've had iPhone posts...)

So yesterday I had oral...

Both the Red Sox and the Bruins are off tonight...

I just got a new Blackberry! Ask me anything!

Anyone install Google Chrome?

Do you recommend Lounge threads knowing full well they're not allowed on the Greatest Page?

Yeah, well that's just, like your opinion man.

I think DoucheDog is making fun of me.

Oh, I was a BAAAAAAAD boy over in GD just now...

So apparently today was bring your child to work and show them pron day

My LOL cat... ain't she cute - this is Soleil

We all know that your dog will miss you if you pass away... But what about your cat?

I am going to work! For Cleveland!

Leaving behind a dirty toilet: are some people just sick like that?

Anyone check in on Midlo this morning? 'm sure she's doing something to destroy the integrity of DU

Teachers should all have literary training and carry books.

I have to run to the grocery. Can I pick anything up for you?

Did you guys know that taterguy used to drink wine coolers?

Teachers should all be hot..

By now you've probably seen those Extenze TV commercials...

Did anyone see the Disney Earth movie yesterday?

Did anyone see the Disney Earth movie yesterday?

Geocities to close

as if anybody needed additional reasons to hate cubs fans

Job interview---15 minutes

Thanks to Mr. Coffee I am now getting a craving for something I haven't had in years...

" cute!" pic of the day

Anyone else get a goodie bag from their dentist

Ok, seriously. WTF is with all of the court shows on tv?

What are the ingredients of meh?

"I cheated on my wife while sleepwalking. What do I do now?"

I think I am quite funny.

anybody want a knuckle sandwich?

OK I've done it. After years of searching I've finally found it.

I'm sick, and it's freezing in here.

Somebody is bored: the Rec fairy is back..

Letting Go Sometimes Is Painful

the hostory of susan boyle

As if anyone needed additional reasons to hate cats

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 4/23/09

Did you guys know that Midlo . . .

Asparagus, Asaparagus. Ah Sweet Asparagus. - We have a poetry book by that title.

i'm done. you guys can have your precious lounge back for today

I already know what I want for Christmas

What are the ingredients of meth?

I'm almost positive I could make room in the monthly budget for a fluffer.

Why do I keep trying...

I can piss off MadinMaryland in 4 characters.....

Finally! A day off! I've been busier than a one legged man in an ass kicking contest!"

I'm thinking about spamming the lounge

I'm thinking about lounging in SPAM

A little affirmation please

i got the itis and stigmatizm in my eye. anyone have a folk remedy that don't involve magic?

Nothing real significant other than to me but

Ha, I got you all beat, my mere existence pisses off half the lounge, and irritates the rest...

And then I dreamt I actually got somewhere in the wheel.....

Attention flvegan! Attention flvegan!

Credo mobile...Does anyone have experience with them? Id like to try it


I think I want to become a caketarian

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Thu 4/23/2009)


So yesterday I had oral surgery...

So yesterday I had oral ....

the truckstop bathroom wall poetry thread

Not all attention is good attention

Question for LynneSin. When was the last time the Eagles won a Super Bowl??

“I have a temporary tattoo of a baseball that will be going away" (BeachBaby will NOT be pleased)

I can piss off LynneSin in three characters.

What is up with this crazy ass weather...

SPAM Wellington

Man attacks cops with medieval battle ax (Florida)

Everybody! Look at me! Here's my new baby!!!

I can piss off the entire lounge in one character

Singing piano-playing dog (video link)

there is no underwear in space!

Whoever thought of mixing Cherry & Chili and then putting it in a dark chocolate candy bar...

LynneSin appreciation thread

I am farsighteded. Anyone know what can I expect to pay for exam and glasses?

How do you feel when you start a thread and it gets no replies, plummeting straght for the archives?

You fucking village idiots need to get over the Dallas Cowboy hatred thingie!


Pictures of the squirrel who's living with us right now!

A toast to the memory of JG Ballard

Can we think of something like the "pencil test" for men to fail?

Auto-Tune the News!

Ask a historical question that's probably never been asked before.

I have a female health question about my mom.

Are there any other Pastafarians in the lounge tonight?

Life Expectancy and Age Calculator - See how long you'll live!!

Whats for dinner DU?

my NEW favorite three stooges quote:

Apple's iCrap still can't touch Blackberry sales

Imagine Chris Matthews' head floating outside your window at night.

Bill Nye Booed for saying Moon reflects light from the Sun

Is 7 too young for a tattoo?

I have decided to forgive someone....

One hour and ten minutes to the glory that is Supernatural and the adorableness

Good morning, Loungers! Today is my 10th Anniversary being married to Mrs. Aristus.

Do you ever have a sudden, fleeting experience of joy and/or peace?

Funniest story I've ever seen! Long read, but worth it.


Second Life part II my house,store,dancing at the AnthroXtacy,and blue unicorn.

Oh Look, Matthew McConaughey Has Another Romantic Comedy Coming Out

it's 91 degrees in alabama today

The Marine Corp tried to recruit me at the Wawa!

Pricey seats at new Yankee Stadium bomb

Hot guys with brains & personality.

Ribs. Pulled pork. Collard greens. Food coma.

Ribs. Pulled pork. Collard greens. Food coma.

Psychological experiment: How does this photo make you feel? (The sequel)

This is why Baltimore is better than DC:

My new 'oil-less' turkey 'fryer'. It WORKS!

It seems we are missing Parche. Where is he?

Believe it or not, Pabst Blue Ribbon is not a bad beer at all

Believe it or not, Pabst Blue Ribbon is not a bad beer at all

Drake's cakes

TREK YOURSELF: Create and post your own here!

I just got back from the fresh hell that is Chuck E Cheese

C'mon over and welcome a new DUer,

Why do some men care so much about abortion?

My ongoing D&D campaign is over 18 months old now

How do you feel when you hear a song in a language you don't understand?

I got electrocuted today:

Earth Day: Obama Announces Plan for Renewable Energy on U.S. Outer Continental Shelf

Who's watching Gen. Karpinski on Olbermann?

White House may relieve DHS of cybersecurity role

Only through prosecution of torture policy-makers can President Obama avoid the

If AG Holder pursues any real prosecution of torture architects, I will push for his

Krugman: Bush tortured to get fabricated link btwn al queda & Saddam, as pretext to invade Iraq:

Norm Coleman - Takes the Obvious Route. Yet More Delay.

Congressional Quarterly: 7th Circuit Nominee To Go Before Senate Judiciary Again

You know Cheney got sick pleasure from the tourture!!!

Concerning Emperor Palpatine

From this point forward, we members of DU should...

Remember last week with the anti-Obama GOP campaign? The GOP smear machine on red alert?

Stranded by bad economy, fewest Americans moved since 1962

Ha! "News Corp-sponsored Clusterfox." Made me laugh, KO.

Woman who pleaded to Obama faces homelessness again

Joe Klein: "(H)is is as serious and challenging a presidency as we have had in quite some time."

Washingtonian cover.

Let's see how that "Bi-partisan" thing is going shall we?

Obama Among the Dictators

This is our nation. This is not some small nation that is based on

IL-10: Bond Gearing Up to Run

I'm all for the torture investigations and prosecutions.... but I fear that....

Dupe re Lieberman-Graham-MCain Letter

Time's Joe Klein: Sizing Up Obama's First 100 Days

Lieberman joins McCain & Graham: Don’t Prosecute Over Interrogations

Maybe Obama Wants Pressure to Prosecute Torturers

The republican party has lost its "moral" arguments to gin the values voters.

What is this meme on MSM about prosecuting ONLY lawyers?!

Torture: "There's a word for this: it's evil"

Rice delivered OK to waterboard as Bush's adviser - Perjury perhaps?

Looks like they might make Rice the scapegoat

Coincidence: Obama To Speak At A Holocaust Remembrance Event........

PEW POLL: Obama at 100 Days: Strong Job Approval, Even Higher Personal Ratings (73%)

U.S. Soldiers Prosecuted for torture in Afghanistan:

Dick Cheney - Security Hazard

Many Republicans Would Vote for Obama Over Palin

What Good Are Republican Voting Democrats?

He is NOT *THAT* popular!!!!!

O-phoria: AP Poll shows nation at most optimistic since 01/2004

From 3/07 thru 2/08, about 70 million credit card accounts — nearly 1 in 4 had interest rates raised

Torture means you can never have a legitimate trial of anyone subjected to it.

Obama gets high marks in polls

Heads Up: Watch Obama Live speak at Holocaust remembrance event

Are Members of Congress Being Blackmailed? Representative Harman and the NSA Wiretaps

Politico: Obama back at W.H. Credit Card Execs go thru SW gate-dodging more than a dozen reporters

Cantor says he's ready to work with the President..that Rs need to do so.

It's a trap ! Congress should stay out of the torture debate. Here's why:

Sorry to be a dunce but does someone have a PDF link to the timeline KO was referring to...

Looks like Holder may have to go after Paulson and Bernake

Schumer calls on Fed to implement new credit card rules immediately-rather than wait 'til July, 2010

MSNBC's Contessa Brewer upset with credit card companies practices, but can't seem to ask...

Meghan McCain smacks down Cheney and Karl Rove: "Go Away"

I have this Funny Feeling

Chuck Todd's book "How Barack Obama Won": my review

Why is Obama such a polarizing figure?

Should Obama pardon Lyndie England?

Prosecuting admin. officials for torture is something a BANANA REPUBLIC would do...

100 Days Are Nearly Up. Vote for The Worst Media Moment of Obama's Presidency. MediaMatters

Heads-Up! Pres. Obama on TV now on MSNBC speaking about credit markets

AG Holder testifying before House Appropriation’s Justice Subcmte.

Water-Boarding is Not "Simulated" Drowning, Water-Boarding is Drowning.

I must be really stupid. I always thought that in so called banana republics

DUPE - please delete

Anyone who says waterboarding is not torture needs to read this VF article by Christopher Hitchens

Obama Caves to Right-wing in Boycotting UN Anti-Racism Conference

O'Reilly hack infiltrates GE shareholders meeting

Given the resistance and sabotage that Pres. Obama has gotten from the media, the pukes, and the

The "Banana Republic" meme was mentioned on TWO different local radio programs today

FEMA nominee pledges higher standard for disaster response

I do not want to see the tracking polls everyday.

Carolyn Maloney, Possible Senate Candidate, Gets a Statewide Finance Director

President Obama's schedule - Thursday, April 23, 2009

The questions I am dying to be asked of Bush, Cheney, Rice, Rumsfeld, et al

Thank you, Lawrence O'Donell!! Thank you! Well done!

Caption for this photo of President Obama...

Credit-Card Companies Bracing for W.H. Meeting on High Fees (use my links to contact your reps now!)

OBAMA VIDEO "We have the opportunity to make a habit of empathy...

OBAMA VIDEO "We have the opportunity to make a habit of empathy...

Ha! Here's a fun thought about our financial demise

Anyone have a pic from inauguration night...

Mitt Romney: Investigating Torture is “Lowest Form of Partisanship”

Today's Gallup Tracking Poll: Obama up to 65%!

Democratic candidate for Congress inspired by opposition to Obama

Republicans making the Democrats get 60 votes for Sebelius

CEO of GE Defends Notre Dame Invitation to President Obama

MSNBC: Reid throws a rock in front of the prosecution bus.

Senate Leaders Opposes Interrogation Inquiry Panel (Reid joins Obama in opposition)

Barack Obama's Incovenient Encounter with America's Destiny

It's OK that I stole your bicycle

To the Republicans whose only idea is 'tax cuts' and 'more tax cuts.' Read this and get a clue!

Wow did AP step in ta pile of poo with this story about the National College Football champs

Is there anyone in politics more irrelevant than John Boehner?

DE-Sen, DE-AL: Castle Leaning Toward Senate Run or Retirement

RFK Jr. supports Gillibrand

President Obama tells bank execs he wants credit card consumer protections enacted in 'short order.'

Former Bush Official Zelikow Decries Bush Interrogation Techniques (ABCNEWS)

Obama, Clinton leave their egos at White House door

Is President Obama Tough Enough?

I think everyone owes President Obama a BIG

Beating Your Kids Works Too.

Please help my DU poll (link inside) ...

Salon Interviews Simon Johnson who says: "Break Up the Banks"

Is Karl Rove Scared About Possible Torture Prosecutions?


right wing talking points lies about torture stopping attacks debunked

Wouldn't Obama's healthcare plan allow us to keep our own doctors?

Dodd: Fed has emergency power to ban retroactive fee increases, implement changes set for 7/2010 now

This is outrageous: Obama warned at Holocaust memorial

Boehner drops the t-bomb (tries to blame it on liberals)

PHOTOS Golf legend meets Tiger

PHOTOS Larry Summers giddy with excitement after meeting with officials from credit card industry

Liz Cheney takes after her dad and mom. She's being interviewed on MSNBC...

Interesting numbers from the Associated Press-GfK poll.

"Democrats Should be Careful How They Tread from Here on Out" - re: Pelosi's knowledge of Torture

Time's Callie Shell: Obama's 100 Days: Behind-the-Scenes Photos

Levi vs. Palins: I wanna see my baby! May go to court to battle it out

First lady says she sneaks out for burgers


The President and First Lady in a word (Pew Research)

X-Post from GD: Premiere Radio Networks Syndicates The Randi Rhodes Show

Testicular Politics: Obama and the Big Dogs

PHOTOS The President at the National Commemoration of the Days of Remembrance

PHOTOS Nudeness. Well, sort of.

Presidents Obama & Clinton Wants Ordinairy Americans To Help America

As U.S. Attorney, Chris Christie Approved Warrantless Tracking Of Suspects Using Cell Phone GPS

36 years 1 month ago the blood was in the water like it was today.

The Return of Hillary

Democrats must not allow the Republicans to justify torture since it produced intelligence.


Breaking: First Dog Is "Crazy," Says First Lady

Insects aren't torture....

Kerry on Ed Schultz: we can pursue the truth and do the business of the country

HRC: "President Obama won the election."

Batshit-crazy Bachmann: As Obama denies Jesus We must humble ourselves before God

What's up with Attorney General Holder?

Mueller on whether intel from torture disrupted attacks: “I don’t believe that has been the case”

Media In Full Assault in Trying to Justify Torture.

Would a Christian nation ever use torture?

NJ-Gov: Two More Terrible Polls for Corzine

Obama should pardon and commute sentences

PHOTOS The First Lady - Take Your Child to Work Day

Obama smiles with dictator who actively worked against American values

Does anyone think Obama released the torture memos fully knowing what the fallout would be???

PHOTOS At home with the Obamas (Callie Shell)


PHOTOS Football legend meets the Gators

Pelosi: Bush Admin Never Briefed Congress on Waterboarding

OK....Those who wanted Investigations on Torture, YOU have a JOB TO DO....You Better Believe THAT!

U.S. Soldier Killed Herself -- After Refusing to Take Part in Torture

You can't make this up. Now Cheney is bashing Obama on the economy

craigslist killer was a Republican, and a bigot

PHOTOS Count the nostril hairs.

Obama plans prime-time news conference Wednesday

VP-Shock: Biden Less Popular than Cheney

Question: Why are we torturing our own service people?

Levi Johnston: I have a lawyer

That's it? Obama wants clear CC bills and no "sudden" rate increases?

9th Circuit Incorporates 2nd Amendment

School: Ohio teacher took students to strip club

Teacher sends boy, 5, home with bag of poo

Obama announces plan to lease federal waters for clean energy

God Makes Surprise Visit To Local Church

Bill Nye Booed for saying Moon reflects light from the Sun

WSJ: BofA CEO says was told to be quiet on Merrill

Reducing MIC 'feasible, but costly,' Bayer documents say

Rice delivered OK to waterboard as Bush's adviser

Cybergangs use cheap labor to break codes on social sites

Bailout for Breakfast: Lobbying The Hand That Feeds You

UK High Court demands U.S. torture document

US lacks civilians for Afghan 'civilian surge'

Malaysian blogger boycotts trial

Iraq Al-Qaeda boss Abu Omar al-Baghdadi 'is captured'

Iraqi insurgent leader captured-state television

Indonesia orders ICRC out of Papua over jail visits

Gephardt, not Pelosi, promised Harman chairmanship

Nearly 70 Killed in Suicide Bombings in Iraq

Medicare says it won’t help seniors overcharged by prescription program

Suicide bombers strike, killing 60, in Iraq

Chinese Hackers Target NYPD Too, Says Police Commissioner

Congress Debates Fresh Investigation Of Interrogations

China puts naval power on display; pledges peace

March existing home sales fall by 3 percent

Senate report: Rice, Cheney OK'd CIA use of waterboarding

Senate report: Rice, Cheney OK'd CIA use of waterboarding

Iraqi officials say suicide bombs kill 78

US Said to Prepare Filing for Chrysler Bankruptcy

Many Contra Costa crooks won't be prosecuted

David Miliband claims of US threat over torture case 'slippery',

(Sec. Defense) Gates supported release of torture memos.

Boehner: Memos Outline "Torture Techniques"

Lawmakers say Congress WILL investigate torture, bipartisan support in place

Lawsuit would let Sioux take money for Black Hills

Pakistan Sends Special Police to Taliban-Held Area

China says Obama should not meet the Dalai Lama

U.S. defence chief urges action on Pakistan militants

Pirate Bay judge under fire for conflict of interest

Nests found of endangered sea turtles

Army: 3 vials of virus samples missing from Maryland facility

Man: Sorry for threats to immigrant group

McCain: Torture Probe Will Be A "Witch Hunt"

Sioux Split on Suit Seeking Money for Black Hills.

NYPD's(Police Commissioner) Kelly Says Torture Bad for U.S.A.

U.S. jobless claims jump more than expected

Filipino court overturns US Marine rape conviction

Investors claim they lost millions to NY man (family dead)

Bristol Palin's ex: Court fight possible over son

Pharmacy Made Mistake In Horse Drug That Killed 21

Obama pledges protections for credit-card users

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Thursday April 23

Stock futures rise as Apple tops expectations

Costco to change how it sells gas

GOP backs abortion bill

Obama Nears 100: Average Approval & Ultra-Polarizing

Rape, beatings and bribery: Iraqi police out of control

Report: Hispanics victimized in U.S. South

Malaysia tackles child conversion

Microbe-powered 'fart' machine stores energy

(AG) Holder: Won't selectively release torture memos

Appeals Court Rules In Favor Of (Cindy) Sheehan Protesters

Man claims torture before U.S. memo OK'd it

Gov. Rell (Connecticut) Signs Gay Marriage Bill

AP IMPACT: Secret tally has 87,215 Iraqis dead

Report: Jay Leno hospitalized

Honor For Donna Brazile Prompts Archbishop's Boycott

Company defends sludge blamed for cancer in Mo.

New Hampshire Senate Committee Recommends Killing Gay Marriage Bill

New Plan: Cable Boxes Track Viewers, Gather Data

Lewis Testified That U.S. Urged Silence on Merrill Deal: Report

Energy Regulatory Chief Says New Coal, Nuclear Plants May Be Unnecessary

Cheney, Rice signed off on harsh techniques

AP Poll: Americans High on Obama, Direction of US.

Two U.S. senators say H-1B visas allow 'legal discrimination'

(GOP Congressman) King: Torture trial should spark "scorched earth"

Rival party leader shot dead as South Africa votes

New photo: Nazis dig up mass grave of U.S. soldiers

BREAKING- Boehner Gives Low Grade To Obama's 100 Days

Supreme Court to Hear White Firefighters' Case on Affirmative Action

The Flaming Lips speak out against War and play taps- Earth Day 2009

MoveOnOrg - Eric Holder: Investigate Torture

Countdown: Bush Torture Began 12/01 Part One 4-22-09

Keith Olbermann to Ben Nelson: "Let me know when you start believing in something!"

Countdown: Abu Ghraib Soldiers Ordered To Torture By Rumsfeld 4-22-09

Billy Connolly on Catholicism and Sarah Palin

Former Abu Ghraib commander tells Al Jazeera English about her reaction to torture report

Shephard Smith drops F-bomb during Freedom Watch

Olberman worst person billo is makes it again

MSNBC: Ron Suskind - Torture Was Used To Link Saddam Hussein To September 11th

San Francisco's Mayor, Gavin Newsom, on Tidal Power and Clean Ocean Energy

The Shining City on a Hill Doesn't Torture - Day in 100 Seconds

Bush's Bad Apples- Blaming Our Troops For Torture

Countdown: How America Became A Torture Nation

Thom Hartmann talks to Elizabeth de la Vegas - She says WAIT! on Bush War Crimes

Usher's backup vocals to serve

Documents Show Rice's Role In Torture More Than Previously Admitted

Gov Perry Is Helping Tx Democrats Rise to the Occasion -Sharp After Hutchinson's Seat

Lisa Ling Investigates Foreclosed Homes Oprah com

Hillary - "I don't consider him(Cheney) a particular reliable source"

John McCain's Anti-Torture Outrage Ends When Lawyers Give A Legal OK

Palin In-Laws On Larry King - Levi says 'Abstinence Unrealistic- Doesn't Work'

Torturing saves lives. Haven't we seen this movie before?

Dr Claims Cloned Human Coming - Animal/Human Hybrids Experiment Underway

Obama Says Torture Prosecutions Not Off the Table

100 Days of Progress. 100 Days of the Party of No.

Perez Hilton Vs. Miss California

Shep Smith live on Fox News: WE DO NOT F*CKING TORTURE!!!

Ellis Henican nails DilldO'Reilly: Why Are You Afraid Of The FACTS!

Wal-Mart CEO Mike Duke is the Voice of the Common Man...

Houston, We Have a Solution

Shimkus: Capping Carbon Pollution Is A Greater Assault On Democracy Than 9/11

President Obama: Biggest Gain in 'Right Track' Poll Of Any Recent President

O'Reilly: "Torture, My Ass"

Energy Secretary puzzled by simple question

Thom Hartmann.. Why Bush and Cheney Tortured.. The REAL reason!

Darth Vader's iPhone

Boehner CIA MEMOS: All the activities that our Country was ENGAGED in was BIPARTISAN!

Major Garrett Ducks Bee Attack During Live Shot! (WH Bee Attacks Faux)

DNC ad: 100 days of "NO"

Cheney's Daughter Tries to Salvage Her Daddy's Reputation - 'Effectiveness Counts'

GOPers on Torture Prosecutions: Is This a Banana Republic?

Alter: Bybee's approval of waterboarding could result in his impeachment

Calls grow to remove Jay Bybee from the bench

Sean Hannity's guest calls for him to be waterboarded

TYT: Miss CA Defends Her Position On Gay Rights. Well, She Tries To.

The Cigarette is Dead

TYT: Karl Rove's spasms

Obama targets Holocaust deniers

Boehner: Bush 'Tortured'

Thom Hartmann & Gov. Don Siegelman about Eric Holder reviewing his case & Karl Rove

Meghan McCain on Rove: "You had your 8 years, go away"


TYT:Taliban Video Of A Girl Getting Beaten

Rep Bachmann: As Obama Denies Jesus, We Must Humble Ourselves Before God

Debbie Wasserman Schultz: We need torture hearings.

Senator Webb: U.S. prisons are a national disgrace - Drug legalization should be "on the table".

The Worst Media Moments of Obama's First 100 Days

Ed Schultz: 9/11 Happened on Cheney's Watch

Liz Cheney: Waterboarding isn't torture because of SERE training

BREAKING: Randi Rhodes to Return to Talk Radio

Barney Frank on the Credit Card Holders' "Bill of Rights"

TYT: LO Absolutely Hammers GOP Strategist, Cenks Loves It

Former Abu Ghraib General Karpinski on Countdown

The difference between pirates

Ruth Marcus: Palin's Personal Choice

In Pictures: President Obama's trip to Iowa

My Tortured Decision

Minor Earthquakes felt in Alabama on Tuesday and Wednesday

Holy Valerie Plame! Dick Cheney 'Outs' Himself

Robert Parry: How Bush's Torture Helped al-Qaeda

The Tortured Logic of the Torture Superfans

Religious Revolt: New Christian Sect Battles Demons, Raises the Dead, Campaigns for Sarah Palin

Kathleen Kennedy Townsend: My Father's Stand on Cuba Travel

Gene Lyons: Rationale for torture appalling

The CraigsList Killer More than “Boy Next Door”

Gene Lyons on The shaming of America

"Be Nice" at Home, Torture Everywhere Else

Robert F. Kennedy Urged Lifting Travel Ban To Cuba In '63 (National Security Archive EBB 158)

Rediscovering Human Rights in an Age of Torture(rs)

Losing Its Cool at the Mall

Amy Goodman’s New Column, “Torturers Should Be Punished”

Torture works sometimes -- but it's always wrong

U.S. Soldier Who Killed Herself--After Refusing to Take Part in Torture

AlterNet: Today, Life in the South for Poor Latinos Is Pure Hell!

As U.S. Attorney, Chris Christie Approved Warrantless Tracking Of Suspects

Taliban Advances in Pakistan

The Judgment on Vaccines Is In???

Norm Coleman (Urban Dictionary)

Helen Thomas: Bush shares blame for torture tactics

Glenn Greenwald: Three key rules of media behavior shape their discussions of "the 'torture' debate

In Pictures: Presidential Pets over the years

Naomi Wolf: Don't Prosecute -- and Scapegoat -- Torture Operatives; Go for the Top

Coulter’s Eulogy for Her Mom, Complete with Liberal Bashing

Meghan McCain tells Karl Rove and Dick Cheney to 'go away'

Beck's "Erotic Joy" from cutting trees and hunting deer on Earth Day.

It's Only a Flesh Wound!

FBI Interrogator Ali Soufan has an important op-ed in the NYT

They never tortured Saddam. Consider what that tells us.

Hannity re Waterboarding: "I'll do it for charity"

FIDEL: "The Summit and the Lie" (Ortega Provides Some Background)

Round Table Guest Daniel Ortega: "In Cuba Democracy Does Not Divide the People"

NELSON VALDES: A Modest ["Transition"] Proposal: From a Really Acceptable Cuban to Obama

MACHETERA: Heelary Cleenton Joo Espeek Espaneesh?

Part 2 of Saul Landau's Interview of Cuban Fiver Gerardo Hernandez

Seeming mixed signals from Cuba's Castro brothers

Displaced in Colombia

CUBA (video): Interview of Two Foot Soldiers in the Cuban Revolution (english subtitles)

San José de Apartado: Colombian Peace Community Stands Up for Humanity

CBO report, ethanol contributed 15% to food price increase (2007-2008) , energy? 22% or 36%

Lockheed "going green" with biomass facility

Canadian Seal Hunt is About Playing Political Gamesmanship - Fund for Animals

Local (DE) impact of Obama's energy policy announcement yesterday

UK bets on carbon capture - go-ahead given for 4 coal plants with CCS

Drumbeat: April 23, 2009

As Canadian Fisheries officials meet with European Union members on hunt, some sealers stay put.

Discovery of an Unexpected Boost for Solar Water-Splitting Cells

Central New York Rep. John McHugh takes aim at acid rain

'Super reefs' fend off climate change, study says

Record-low inflows to Murray-Darling Basin

Energy Regulatory Chief Says New Coal, Nuclear Plants May Be Unnecessary

Beyond Fossil Fuels: Leon Steinberg (CEO of National Wind) on Wind Power

Energy Regulatory Chief Says New Coal, Nuclear Plants May Be Unnecessary

Wind Power Growing in New York—Wind power capacity increased 300% in past year

Ozone Hole Causes Antarctic Sea Ice to Expand, Slows Warming

Peak oil notes - Apr 23

Scientists Discover Intersex Fish are More Widespread (USFWS 4/22)

Giant crocs cause plane problems

Senate Finance Examines "Technology-Neutral" Energy Policy (reduction of greenhouse gasses)

Fire Is Important Part of Global Climate Change, Report Scientists

Bottled Water Sales Plunge Hits Nestle As Consumers Cut Costs, Take Note Of Environmental Price

Double-action power stations: energy and hydrogen

Chinese Urban Pollution "Extremely Severe", Environmental Minister States - AFP

Industrial Nations' GHG Output Up By Not Quite 1% During 2007 - Reuters

Reef boom beats doom—"spectacular recovery of certain coral reefs in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

Nuclear plant sold for scrap

Pick your paradigm

Could your trashcan solve the energy crisis?

The Parable Of The Tribes

Freaking HILARIOUS Video Of Young Conservatives' Earth Day - Maybe 12 People, Bad Audio, Rain . . .

H.R. 2015: carry out a study on the use of thorium-fueled nuclear reactors

Team captain blames injections for polo pony deaths

"I really did play baseball with Superman."

Hosts didn't have ghost of chance

Mason, Ryan, Versteeg vie for Calder honors (best rookie)

Chiefs trade Tony Gonzalez to Falcons for 2010 pick

Rumor has it Michael Phelps is dating Miss California...

Norris Finalists (best defenseman): Chara, Lidstrom, Green.

Obama Lauds Florida State Gators

looking for baseball TV schedule

I have a splitting headache tonight, but unlike some people,

Thrill of the fight fuels Yanks-Sox rivalry


Early Derby Picks

Omaha council wants to cut pay of some city part-timers

California Unions Again Back a Mandatory Paid Sick Days Bill

Two hospitalized after fall from scaffolding

Today in labor history Apr 23 nationally recognized as the country’s first woman coal miner

Vermont Labor Welcomes Sanders Single-Payer Healthcare Bill

Faked Evidence of “Gay Conversion”?

Former Miss USA Supports Marriage Equality!

Pastors force gay student to step down as group leader - outcry erupts (Cornell Univ)

Twitter, gay rights and controlling the message

NGLTF Condemns Gay 'Glued Anus' Deaths in Iraq; Donates to Exile Group

The company I work for has an LGBT area on a message board

What a shock. Miss Cal's granny is an old bigot too!

Please support Adam Lambert On Idol. The Xtian Groups have launched a full fledged assault

Closeted Gay Republicans Hung Out to Dry in Outrage

Miss California Could Sue for Discrimination, Legal Analyst Says

Overcharged for Medicare's prescription drug program? You're out of luck.

Seven cases of a weird new swine flu have been confirmed in people in Texas and California

The intellectual bankruptcy of the anti-vaccine movement

Word games

The suffering of Israel's Mizrahis

Amos Harel / IDF's idea of 'proportionate' is a matter of interpretation

Clinton: U.S. won't deal with Hamas until it accepts our terms

Were Abu Ghraib abuses learned from Israel?

Netanyahu's Mideast policy damaging EU ties

Can someone share the difference between Haaretz and Jerusalem Post?

The two nation-state solution

Joseph's tomb compound vandalized

Clinton: Israel risks losing support on Iran

White Phosphorus In Gaza: From Flat Denial To Final Admission

Nobel Laureate Accuses Israel of 'Ethnic Cleansing'

California senate bill No. 697: Owner authorized handguns

Next battle for the 2nd Amendment Obama wants senate to ratify CIFTA

AP Sources:GM to shut many US plants up to 9 weeks

The games that credict cards play

'The Goldman Conspiracy': 10 reasons why Wall Street has absolute power over America's democracy

Look at these graphs. This is a depression, not a recession.

Nancy Skinner's latest blog post - Detroit to Rachel - Ouch That One Hurt!

In Defense Of Elizabeth Warren

Human nature, capitalism and the global crisis

The Mighty Debt Purge of 2009

Lounge? or here? or both?

shots from level 6

Stopping to smell the roses

A Departure from taking walks - I took a picture of a bird

a couple wildflowers

"Moving Into Position" - Karen Bishop - April 22, 2009

Kind of Blue: It's NEVER to late for a B'Day Celebration

In response to those who wrote about last week...

we moved into a new place and the karma


Connecting the Dots

Avoiding violent movies, TV shows, etc.....

Do the Palestinians Really Want a State?

World first for strange molecule

Brain-Twitter Project Offers Hope to Paralyzed Patients

NASA in dire need of an administrator.

Black hole spews water vapour

A web of intrigue in the Arctic

Giant mystery blob found near dawn of time

Fluorescent puppy is world's first transgenic dog

Some internet resources on the Amarna tablets

"Third Wave" of Christianity is growing faster than the earth's population and faster than Islam

What does "spiritual" mean to you?

Politics IS religion

minority religions in the State of the Jews-Israel

the only cooking I've been doing lately, fresh bread twice a week

Can anything be more disgusting?

Recipe help needed for a pork loin and a crock pot, both of which I bought today...

I'm back! Did ya miss me?

I posted the other day to GD.... Deer and beer should never mix

Timewave 2013 (video)

Bush Admin Used Torture to Find Links Between Iraq and al Qaeda


Crawford protesters win appeal

Skilled Labor in Texas

McLeroy nomination in jeopardy (State Board of Ed wing nut)

The Texas Economy Over the Next Two Years

Please support Shawn Johnson

Inglourious Basterds - Quentin Tarantino

Quebec coroner urges stricter rules for private clinics after man dies in wait room

CBC: PM must press U.S. for Khadr's return, court rules

Dan Kaminsky's Check My DNS javascript

Petulant TWC says it will delay DOCSIS 3.0 rollout