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Archives: April 4, 2009

While you two argue and post back and forth

Second Red River crest could top historic mark, "Here we go again"

A call to GrayWarrior

Video: Pakistan SWAT Valley-17 year old girl Flogged for Being Seen with Man

ZOA: Celebrate 30 Years Of Zionism At Its Best

Going "Galt"

Judge says religious order must open files. (related to California sex abuse cases.)

Shuster repeating Colbert's classic Beck

Ex-Army Sec'y: Don't Ask, Don't Tell "like having a bowl of bigotry surrounded by a curtain of silk"

Oddball: KO I can't beleive I'm hearing this

Corporations complain that Americans aren't skilled, amongst other reasons...

Fundies: Sodom, Gomorrah and Des Moines.......

Gotta disagree with Rachel Maddow on this one...

Has anyone seen Joe the Plumber and Brad Blakeman at the same time?

Bill Maher's guests tonight:

"Queen is not amused by Berlusconi"

Budget Continues Massive Farm Subsidies for Rich & Unproductive-Workers Lose Again.

Thank you, DUer who gave me the pretty star!

So Obama's giant budget is passed overwhelmingly by Dems and not so much by repubs .........

Clarification of how banks use the TARP funds.

oh joe sammie..go blow it

Is Berlusconi trying to replace Chimpy as the global village idiot?

David Frum made a complete ass of himself tonight on "Real Time"

Oh, so Joe the plumber REALLY doesn't know what the hell he's talking about.

I thought "Joe the Plumber" was a Repug Phenom...that died..why posts here on DU about him?

Chas. Krauthammer is exercised, and you *don't* wanna see Krauthammer exercising but it goes...

Anybody remember this ??

MSNBC: "Stocks finish week strong despite poor jobs data"...Isn't that SPECIAL?

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF!!

On reading about another mass shooting, I'm thinking....

Pharmaceuticals and healthcare

Mullen: Veterans will suffer for years.

So...there was supposed to be a "womenless pageant" for charity tonight...

Was Joe the Plumber Really on Bill Maher Tonight?

Fundies: Churches being targeted by tax collectors

Captured in a bubble of celebrity?

It is the traditional model of gay marriage that harms children --

John Hope Franklin on Charlie Rose. He died 2 weeks ago, but what

Aid groups urge NATO to separate military and humanitarian activities to protect civilians in Afghan

538's Nate Silver, on whether the Iowa marriage equality ruling will stand:

I bet you don't like Drudge. And if that's true, why do you keep quoting Politico?

California Sales Tax is over 9 percent

I am watching V is for Vendetta for the first time...

PHOTOS, new and 'old'

Guilty Pleasures: I won't admit it, but I watch ........

The women of the right are never right

Escape and Support

Prominent Horseman Faces Questions About Neglect (graphic)

An old song for a new Depression

Gates Planning Major Changes In Programs, Defense Budget

What does "I love my country" mean to you?

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Seoul: No Missile Launch Saturday

Donald Duck and Goofy headed for the unemployment line

Response to "God and the Bible" are against homosexuality?

Response to "God and the Bible" are against homosexuality?

I'm so proud of my Mother

Thank you for flying Desperate Airlines,flight attendants will come around with collection cups.....

Y'know- I couldn't care less about anything Paul Kangas of Nightly Business Report says...

Russian Air Force On Higher Readiness For N Korean Rocket Launch

Administration Seeks an Out On Bailout Rules for Firms

We're competing for talent on an international market

Yoko Ono auctions art for autism

George Harrison to get star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Wal Mart Street

Should Obama Control the Internet?

Freepers and Soccer

Thank you to Ward Churchill's LAWYERS . . . and to the Denver JURY

Spouses cancel visit to hospital

Whatever happens on Tuesday, I couldn't be prouder of democrats

Light 'em if ya got 'em today in Ann Arbor

Martin Luther King. April 4 - Pride (In the Name of Love)

Papers alter Israel cabinet photo removing two female ministers

Administration Seeks an Out On Bailout Rules for Firms

Forty-one years ago, I had tickets to see Bill Cosby live, at Kansas University

Madonna denied,.. I think this really stinks. Would she have been

Diana Palin, Sarah Palin's Sister-In-Law, Accused Of Breaking Into Home

Does anyone disagree that Sarah Palin's national career is stone cold dead?

How the Conficker Problem Just Got Much Worse

Texas Rangers, Stars Owner Tom Hicks Defaults on $525 Million in Loans

Ex Blackwater workers may return to Iraq (working for another mercenary firm)

what do you think of the indefinite imprisonment of certain sex offenders?

Gay marriages expected to begin in Iowa April 24

Not at all bad - I enjoyed Bill Maher tonight - including New Rules

Real Time With Bill Maher (Streaming Video)

*Bad sign* them Pikas is headed for the hills!!!

The Strange Case Of Evan Bayh

If you make your prom dress out of duct tape, is that good or bad?

If you make your prom dress out of duct tape, is that good or bad?

Miss Universe's Excellent Adventure

self-delete already posted.

Giving Obstructionism A Bad Name

Just got a letter from HSBC - RE: The current economic conditions

Citigroup Plans to Lay Off A Third Of Cleaning Force While Taking Bailout Money

How many Republicans

One of these things is not like the other...

'Personhood' bill defeated in North Dakota Senate

'Personhood' bill defeated in North Dakota Senate

Rep. Ryan annointed 'leader of the future of the conservative movement'

Obama no-nukes pledge not so farfetched

Best G-20 protestor ever! (check out the photog on the left)

North Dakota sucks. Sorry, DU North Dakotans.

Lame PBS $ drive bumps brilliant Moyers Journal & Letterman has Denis Leary, you Magnificent Bastard

Pitchforks and Pistols

Idaho GOP leaders want to mandate voter photo IDs

What's going on with the Gitmo lawyers?

President Obama is advancing many issues, but not far enough, in my view

The power-brokers have conned Pres. Obama into thinking that it was they who elected him.

More info on the suspected Binghamton shooter

Okay time to admit it folks-Palin was right

‘Holy Hell’ Over Torture Memos

Cracking the corporate media's Iron Curtain around death at Three Mile Island

I see a lot of comments that put down Dennis Kucinich

President Obama press conference live Now....msnbc

NY's Paterson not bereft at news of Rush's imminent departure

New diagram of repub budget plan revealed:

Obama Administration Seeking an Out on Bailout Rules for Firms

It's time for that weekly most annoying Republican Poll

Gunman Angry Over Poor English, Job Loss

Complain about "Lou Dobbs" here


Barack Obama / UFW T-shirt

talk me down?

Newsweek/Hitchens: The Texas-Size Debate Over Teaching Evolution

An interesting comment about cigarettes from school today

GWB Librarium, oh my....

Why does Senator Burr hate veterans?

Palin's Strange New Christianity - What The Media Missed

Major Nutcase Alert: Georgia Passes Nation's First Embryo Adoption Law

Stunning Government Billion-Dollar Giveaway to Paper Companies in the Works

Miles to go before we sleep...

Territorial claims, environment to dominate debate at upcoming polar summit

Thinking of Dr. Martin Luther King today.

To some ...Obama is still a Muslim.

GAWWWWD's Gonna Get You Iowa !!!! ...... Check out this American Family Assn. poll.....

I really hope President Obama is starting to think about gun control

Why politicizing everything is such.....

Quiz time..... ( with answer link, never fear)

Fed 'extremely uncomfortable' about bailouts

What is that ignoranus Burr from North Carolina trying to block Duckworth from obtaining as

Why are those that created this mess...

Vermont needs your help! Contact these representatives!

Sick Sick Sick Dirty Bigot Scum. 5000 Troops is not a "Nothing".

GOP Calls For "National Day Of Foot Stamping & Lip Pursing"

The Nation: $2.98 trillion for Wall St., Chump Change for the Auto Industry:

The Nation: $2.98 trillion for Wall St., Chump Change for the Auto Industry:

Fed up with Spineless Democrats? Let's talk real change:

Credo Action: Global Warming and the betrayal of Senate Democrats

In Louisiana, a Test Case in Using Huge Federal Aid

Big Business...

No ice??? No refills???

i love iowa.

A passionate photo, country first, family second?

Here we go again...

Here we go again...

Charters, Vouchers - Student exodus costing district

Charters, Vouchers - Student exodus costing district

Should GM save Buick?

Organizer: Policy left workers behind

Press Conference on Pittsburgh shooting on CNN now n/t

Right-wing revisionism: Nazis planned to exterminate Christianity after finishing off the Jews

Vegetarians More Likely to Develop Eating Disorders--yeah, right.

A splendid opportunity to get the Depression right

Armor, meet gunpowder. Battleship, meet air power. Aircraft Carrier, meet ballistic missile.


Active Thermitic Material Discovered in Dust from the 9/11 World Trade Center Catastrophe

Active Thermitic Material Discovered in Dust from the 9/11 World Trade Center Catastrophe

Prediction: The Obamas will top their sweep of Europe with

Prediction: The Obamas will top their sweep of Europe with

Prediction: The Obamas will top their sweep of Europe with

Applebees lost my debit card

Who Cares About Larry Summers' Income?

Question: Are there any human rights abuses serious enough to warrant US military action?

The George W. Bush Presidential Librarium

*** DUzy Awards for week ending April 3, 2009 ***

Some simple political science concerning public opinion, gun control and elections

Some simple political science concerning public opinion, gun control and elections

KBR unlikely to get road work after Iraq veterans' complaints

Afghan law turns clock back on women's rights and legalizes oppression, subjugation and marital rape

41 Years Ago Today, Dr. King Was Gunned Down. Can you take to heart his last words?

Please DU this poll: Give Obama a Grade

What will the status of marriage equality be in three years or so?


Moyers Show Last Night Was Amazing and Saddening About The Economy

I just gave away a 24' dia above ground pool. Now I'm putting a

Man gets $168,323 in stimulus money to silence train horns at crossing near his home


Don't get upset about the Obama Halo picture..nothing new (warning many pics)

I just watched "Joe" the "plumber" on Bill Maher's show.

Pitchforks and Pistols (NYTimes)

Destroying Public Companies for Profit - Abusive Naked Short Selling

How does the stock market make money ?

Mass shootings in the US since December- 4

Your kids can have fun and learn useful life skills this summer at camp..

Prague with tone poem The Moldau, a/k/a Vltava.

If You Helped Cause This Mess and You Don’t Have The Character To Apologize –

Conservatives Holding Up Increasing Number Of Key Obama Nominees

UK teenager 'saved by Facebook'

Want to see how Jamaica produces the Usain Bolts of the planet

Looks like Redoubt is erupting again

In his last year in office, Bush still didn’t know what the G20 was.

VIDEO- Levi, safe sex? "most of the time yeah"

NYT's, Helene Cooper is awful (h/t to Eric Boehlert , who wrote this): Please read it.

William K. Black spanks Geithner for covering up financial scandal

You Pay, Computer Prays For You

Recession persists, but jobless benefits ending

Juan Cole on C-Span BookNotes...Now... "New America Foundation" Steve Clemmons!

Freedom of speech, which the Westboro Baptist Church abuses

Thoughts on Violence - B

LAT: 'If There Was Criminal Wrongdoing (By Bushco)-THERE SHOULD BE PROSECUTIONS'

White House Warns: "Severe Job Cuts"

Thoughts on Violence - A

Living in a 5 o'Clock world

Living in a 5 o'Clock world

Palin's Sister-In-Law Diana Is "Alleged Outlaw" (broke into house, homeowner waiting with gun)

Why is the GOP pushing nuclear power?

What is the difference in DU now vs when we started?

And Poof, the Banksters' losses disappear

All DUers should be watching William Black on Bill Moyers now

Will A New Terrorist Attack Come To America?

Do you believe Sean Hannity has never watched porn?

Do you believe Sean Hannity has never watched porn?

Which issue is most important to you at this time?

Cleveland stays away from KFC offer to fix potholes (would fix free if could stamp pavement w/logo)

Cleveland stays away from KFC offer to fix potholes (would fix free if could stamp pavement w/logo)

Lou Dobbs: Obama "still didn't receive a majority of the votes in this country, just those cast."

Columbine wannabees

Gotta laugh or I'll cry ...

LTTE: Arrest was not justified

Fear Of Obama Taking Guns Leads To 3 Dead Police Officers

Death Penalty. Steven Green

Which one of these is more likely to do harm to your family?

U.S. Civil Rights Commission Commemorates 41st Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Death

G20: But where was Mr Angela Merkel?

Pittsburg cop killer was a McCain supporter

Equality Day *** Iowa *** Photos

Political Pullback for the Christian Right?

Blame Obama?

Blame Obama?

Blame Obama?

Grab a glass of what you're drinking and raise 'em. A toast. To the great state of Iowa!!!

Obama's Strasbourg's speech was brilliant....

Glenn Greenwald and Amy Goodman kick propagandist butt on Moyers:

The most under reported story of the week was.....

Feith Dares Obama to Enforce the Law

Feith Dares Obama to Enforce the Law

“My administration is the only thing between you and the pitchforks.”

The MOYERS - BLACK threads (indexed here) at least identified the pain in my gut

The MOYERS - BLACK threads (indexed here) at least identified the pain in my gut

Hundreds living in Rome's sewer


Why are sex crimes so special?

3 guesses: What criminal administration allowed Perchlorate in Baby Formula?

Unemployment and depression

Been here over 4 years, 20k posts. My thoughts on DU

Obama to call for a nuclear-free world

Happy times with my President in charge!

Webcam from space on the Ice Shelf about to break away

Havin' sex with the little guy: "I'm pretty sure she probably knew. Moms are pretty smart."

***** HAPPY BIRTHDAY BOBBIEO ***** 86 years young today!

Cheer, Cheer for old Notre Dame!

It pisses me off when Bill Maher has a right wing shill on....

It pisses me off when Bill Maher has a right wing shill on....

Puppies rescued from puppy mill. Cute pictures:

Financial Industry Paid Millions to Obama Aide (Larry Summers, others)

Estimate of TARP's Cost to Taxpayers Increases

Tonight's Friday News Dump IS the news: NY Times Co. threatens to close Boston Globe

Ten cars that sank Detroit

Bow my eye... Obama and the people around him are all leaning in

My spiritual awakening: I will no longer give a rat's fucking ass about what ANY conservative

Bailed Out Bank, JP Morgan, Dooming Chrysler

More questions about the Obama/Geithner bank bailout scam

Help Me or I Will Die

Iraqi bloggers have great insight and amazing patience with our fumbling country

The Ones Who Got It Right

The Ones Who Got It Right

News of the Future: "Westboro Baptist to protest at Binghamton funerals"

Larry Summers: Wrong Man for the Job

Got a few hours to spare? - THE most informative thread I've ever found on DU

About William Black's claim

The police/SWAT response at Binghamton was slow like Columbine

I am a Democrat tried and true, but I also have my concealed carry

MUST WATCH: William Black on Bill Moyers: Geithner & Obama continuing a Cover Up of Fraud

To Obama, I Am a Boot!

Angry psycho John McCain to Latinos: I have no use for 'You People'

Is this what we set out to achieve in Iraq? 4 Men killed for the crime of being Gay.

Italy considers withdrawing female troops from Afghanistan to protest Shi'ite marital law

Don't get mad, HIT IGNORE! (As seen on DU)

On the 8th of July

Three police killed in standoff in Pittsburgh

New Cars that sit on a car lot for too long can develop a variety of problems, expert says

Binghamton shooter felt "disrespected & degraded" because of poor English skills

I got a job! And health insurance!

"Please be smarter than the Freepers. "

Summers, Phil Gramm and the law NOT to regulate derivatives

Chinese develope "kill weapon" to sink US carriers

Isn't it interesting that some Obama supporters won't listen to Obama himself?

Steven Green's trial (rapist, murderer, RIP Abeer). Starts Mon, April 6

Rep. Jan Schakowsky: Health care plan will cut costs for small businesses

Anyone have a horror story about a Japanese or European car?

Anyone watching Real Time With Bill Maher??

Prompt Corrective Action Law: Title 12 of the US Code

Are you surprised? "Creators Of Psychiatric Treatment Guidelines Deeply Tied To Pharma"

Children from Afghanistan found in Rome manhole

Freeper's Michelle Obama comment on Times Of London: "She is angry and doesn't much the US."

Farrah Fawcett Hospitalized; Family Gathers

Your Feelings about Use of the "Ignore" Option here at DU

Sarah Palin Lashes Out at Levi Johnston for Sex Talk on Tyra

The reason I cannot stand President Obama is because....

Chelsea Clinton is NOT engaged (rumor debunked)

Excellent Item by the American Chronicle on Faux News

Study: Housing Homeless Drunks And Letting Them Drink Saves Millions

Police, protesters clash in France at NATO summit

Court blocks release of sex offenders due out of jail

Second call for knitters,crocheters & Code Pink supporters!

I miss George Bush.

Why is there such hatred of vegetarians on DU?

Michigan - My Ancestral Homeland - what MUST I do???

I hate it when people shoot up in places!

The mini-laptop doesn't have Mah Jong!

I just tried drying a wet spot on my shirt using a hair dryer and it cut a hole right through.

Oh shit! Someone's about to get bombed

I wish that some, but not all, could be California Girls...

DUzy Awards for the week are up in GD

Lounge men - how often do YOU wear dresses (outside of work or formal occasions)?

So,are we really through the looking glass at DU?

So,are we really through the looking glass at DU?

You deep fry the turkey and wash the dog , right ?

I find this picture very disturbing

Band of Horses - the funeral

I'm going to see U2 in C'ville

"Eagle Wrestling"

jeff30997 is the sexiest.

I'm craving a Twinkie.

Baked mahi-mahi seemed to attract the cat's attention

NBC renews "Friday Night Lights"

What about clipping dogs for the summer?

Advice on washing dogs needed

Aviation history buffs -- some pix to freak you out.

A poem just for you.

How much did they pay Vince, the guy who

Am I drinking alone tonight?

Found my 2 year-old sitting behind the basketball hoop in the corner. 'What are you doing?' I asked.

Parents: What do you think are the most important qualities in a teacher?

NCAA Update: Oregon State wins the tournament!

Love my way

I have a large package

good bye horses

Husband set wife on fire as part of bizarre sex act

Why does my husband want to see Fast & Furious 4?

four vodka sprites in hour = bad idea

Did you hear about the psychic midget who robbed a bank?

New posts on my blog.

"If I was you, I'd RUN"

How do you hook an XBOX 360 up to an internet connection

My eyes are tearing up to see that some folks here know about the band Jesus and Mary Chain.

Can we add this smilie? I call it the colbert.

I have to share this!

A call to GrayWarrior

Dell Latitude question, is anyone awake?

My snowstorm fizzled out

Chuggo got a mention in a video about 'Unintentionally Hilarious Amateur Videos!'

Where is the page where DUers post their pictures?nt

Anybody here watched "Bender's Game"?

I am watching "Nixon" tonight. The version with Anthony Hopkins. What a sorry man.

How many Romanians does it take to carry a 1,579 meter wedding dress train?

Ok, I just joined Twitter; now what?

Oh deer!!!!

Caption this photo

Beware of Identity theft! Calling Raven!

Question about county tax in state income tax returns

I found another house I want

I may have a date today.

Any seniors or senioritas here?

Nevada Sex Acts Tax Faces Stiff Resistance

Hey, guess what Elmo is obsessed with??

Micky Mouse divorced Minnie Mouse

Would you consider this alcoholism?

Do fish get sea sick?

The Official "Happy Birthday, Zanne!" Thread

Some tunes are on another level.......

Weird taco chip dip from my youth. Does anyone recognize this, or know how to make

You know if outhouses are outlawed, only outlaws will shit.

The fucking weather.

Even though I am not DU's loudest feminist voice

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

My poetry reading for the Hungry Poets Contest is tonight.

Its TOO nice outside to be sitting here at the Libree

Everyone in the lounge on a Friday night instead of going out is an effing LOSER

Has anyone heard anything about Bi_Baby and her Mom?

My 14 year-old daughter is at

Just cut the lawn, it looks like crap!

Group dynamics... (a rant)

Wildwood Weed

This is dedicated to my generation

Comma question: which of these is correct?

What does your "Spidey-sense" tell you about clicking on this thread?

Mugin's *POP POP*- no need for bubble wrap anymore


BOOMERS! Incense and Peppermints!

BOOMERS! Thunder and lightening!

The Lizard and the Koala

Just went to see "Adventureland". Good flick.

Happy Birthday LIam!

blech. awake is the last thing i want to be right now

Fallin' down like rain on the the ground, everytime you say goodbye...

Management video!

Its going To Be 70-75 Here this Weekend... Finally

What would President Obama bring you if he came to visit?

That damn McDonald's commercial with the singing wall fish is about to drive me crazy!

April 4 - Pride (In the Name of Love)

my house smells

Support Notre Dame! Even USC and Michigan fans can sign this!

This is SOOOO cool!

NCAA final 4 predictions - women's division

Any Dave Philip/ Automatic fans?

just got bit in the face by a dog...ask me anything

OK, some foods have sex appeal. Others do not.

New Forum?

My niece got engaged at Charlie Trotter's; an anonymous person paid for their dinners!

I'm making a grocery list.

Oh, my fucking god, this is going to take forever.

Has anyone seen the Chic Shaper?

Applebees lost my debit card


Alien scientists intercept this signal from Earth 1,000 years from now.

I Just Saw Aliens Take My Neighbor Away...

Choose my colorful film to view tonight.

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Sat 4/4/2009)

University of Maryland scraps porn after threat to strip funds

What happens to our garbage when the dump trucks take it to wherever they take it?

Lou Dobbs !


I am so proud of Iowa. Gay marriage is legal now.

I just gave away a 24' dia above ground pool. Now I'm putting a

Anybody here read "Ender's Game"?

My goal for next week is to learn To Twist.

Would you consider this alcoholism?

I should go buy a semi-automatic gun. I'd hate to be left defenseless.

Cat licking my nose-- does she love me or is she tasting to see if I'm done?

OMG. Another standoff, with Police 3 officers, possibly 5, dead so far.


Name something weird you've used duct tape to repair...

Either I am insensitive or my girlfriend is crazy. Help me distinguish!

My goal for next week is to learn The Twist.

Madonna denied,.. I think this really stinks. Would she have been

Anyone else remeber the DU era of "The Nuclear Ignore"?

just discovered Diana Krall

I feel like starting a lie

I did my taxes tonight. I'm gonna get sick.

whatever happened to

This Week I Have been 'Chastised' by 2 close friends

kitten picture of the day for saturday april 4

Who are you rooting for in the NCAA basketball tournament?

My drawing of Martin Luther King Jr.

Every time a werewolf bites someone, the bitee becomes a werewolf.

CGI has killed film.

The score: BeachBaby 4, PiGuy 3

Anyone here ever own a Ford Escort?

Monsanto is behind debilitating corn crop loss in South Africa

President Obama's Weekend Schedule

Just learned my congressman, Bill Foster (D) ( Illinois 14),

PHOTOS Will there be G20 sleepovers at the White House? So many new friends.

The White House responds to Iowa same-sex marriage ruling.

Proposed Executive Order . . .

All Obama Week

Quick-Richard Quest on CNN gushing over the Obamas

Have I told you lately just how much I fucking despise these people (Republicans)?

World Community Organizer

Governor, Now that you have been indicted, what are you going to do?

McCain's hispanic meltdown **VIDEO**


PHOTO C'mon, c'mon: caption it.

Notice more "deleted" messages today? There's a surge of em whenever President O.

"Shelley O"

Zakaria: President Obama is failing in his role as leader of the free world

Video of chitchat before G20 meeting - Obama, Clinton, others.

I didn't know DUers could post Freeper Racist shit complete w/t Link at GDP!

Franken battle for MN senate seat may last years-per (R) senator

Guests for the Sunday TV news shows (Susan Rice, Axelrod, etc...)

The Iowa gay marriage decision & 2012

Gates planning major changes in Defense Programs budget

"Obama to free Cuba family travel, remittances"


Ronald Reagan was not popular in Europe.

President Obama, like all good team leaders, is using this tour to gather "game film" that he will

Europe Gives Obama a Standing Ovation

Wacky PowerSlimeBlog whines about how BowGate is not getting any traction.

AP: Analysis: Congress maps rough path to Obama goals

Why do folks keep trying to liken our current Afghanistan operation to what the Russians did?

Anti-Obama talk worries some on right - even wingnut Horowitz calls it “over-the-top hysteria."

9 Democratic Senators vote for estate tax relief and against an usury law.

Approaching Normal: How Iowa's Ruling On Gay Marriage Goes Further Than Any Other (TNR)

EFCA: Can someone tell me what is being done to let the

PHOTO Messiah? Don't be SO STUPID.

Puppets of GWB and Condoleezza Rice get thrown into the Vltava river in Prague

NY Times Co. busting unions?

Time articles sure seem to be trying to paint Obama in a negative light:

The Myth Of The Filibuster: Dems Can't Make Republicans Talk All Night

Craig Robinson and OSU win the CBI


NATO sending more support to Afghanistan

Obama Is Helping Cover Up Financial Crimes The Way Clinton Helped Cover Up BCCI

Transcript: Obama's Strasbourg Remarks

When I joined DU in 2001--this type of crap would have been locked.

Background for Obama's Prague Visit

Journalists Give The First Lady Full Marks at G-20

Is it a big deal that one out of five Congressional Republicans didn't vote for their own budget?

Any of you old DU fools ever owned a Chevy Vega?

FYI, Steven Green's trial starts Monday (rapist, murderer, Iraq vet)

Central Kentucky Building & Construction Trades Council Endorsed HR 676

Presidential elections.

I'm crapping my pants I'm so freaking mad!

There is a difference between having a disagreement in policy and stupid shit

President Barack Hussein Obama, keep on doing what you're doing.

Should Obama Control the Internet?

Obama Fried Chicken?

The fundamental question that should be addressed about national Health Care Reform is this:

Feith Dares Obama to Enforce the Law

First lady’s triumph is a win for us all

Holder pushes more federal marijuana prosecutions

Ex-Harvard employee says she warned Summers of risky moves and was fired for it

Barack Obama puts romantic meal with Michelle before Czech politicians

EFCA on the Ropes (Adam Turl critiques Labor's EFCA strategy)

Best Obama quote so far

Denis McDonough gives hints about Obama's speech tomorrow (from politico)

Is Obama's speech in Turkey the big speech in an Islamic capital he was talking about

The Obamas in Europe

Obama Plays Role Of Super Diplomat Again - Just Don't See Bush Pulling This Off

"Socialist" "Liberal" "Leftist"???

This morning, Brian DeBose, CONSERVATIVE writer for the Washington Times, criticized Obama

Go Ahead, Call Me Crazy - But...

IPODS, Movie Collections, JCrew, Obama's what were you thinking?

What Would Be the Effect If Obama Re-instated the Glass-Steagall Act?

Sarah Palin's sister-in-law busted for burglary

Obama sells out again!!!-- by acting to end global poverty and starvation.

UH-OH Faux Noise now claiming Obama "apologized" for America

DU, can you help me with something re: Ted Stevens

Unemployment Spike a Wake-Up Call for Obama

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PHOTOS A year ago this month....what a trip

George and Condi take in the sights in Prague...

PHOTO The U.S.A and France, just watch those fellas dance. (April 4)

some pics of our First Couple, in Germany:

Obama Diplomacy On New NATO Chief Helps Avert Crisis

Obama's Neoliberals: Selling His Afghan War One Report at a Time

Would You Rather Have Obama Bow out of Respect for the Saudi King... OR THIS...

Want to know Obama's position on the EFCA,

Show your support for Notre Dame for inviting Obama

Conservatives Holding Up Increasing Number of Key Obama Nominees

PHOTOS Michelle in Strasbourg (April 4)

a BOW is a show of respect

Obama: "In no other country on earth, is my story even possible".

Does anyone else have a fear that Geithner might be Obama's downfall?

Want to know Obama's position on EFCA?

Is It True That More Republicans Voted Against The Republican Budget Alternative...

Is a Gibson guitar an appropriate gift?

I think Palin is being pushed aside to make way for Newt as the

Kramer - "The depression is over."

As Obama arrives, Czechs fear appeasement and socialism.

Meanwhile..... back at the "ranch"....

it's been 70 days and i really miss gwb

Don't miss Moyers interview with Bill Black tonight! Stunning, forthright, a wake-up call!

PHOTOS The Obamas' Travels in Europe (Time Magazine)

It's been 2 1/2 months and Obama hasn't even begun to address MY most IMPORTANT issue ...

Obama haters: He is as good as it's going to get.

Larry Summers, Tim Geithner and Wall Street's Ownership of Government --Glenn Greenwald

CA-Sen: Carly Fiorina Thinking of Challenging Boxer

Tea Party Participants in Your City

"Tell Norm Coleman to give up his challenges"

It's been 70 days and Obama has already addressed three of my most important issues!

Killer of 3Pitt cops today:upset because he"feared the Obama administration was poised to ban guns"

Shows what's important here: Obama won the support he wanted from NATO

Hedge Fund Paid Summers $5.2 Million in Past Year

Update of EFCA from AFL-CIO

To me, the NRA argument works with criminals but falls apart when it comes to psychopaths.


*****ProSense Appreciation Thread*****

"We are all Americans, Sir" Spoken by General Do-Ne-Ho-Gew-Weh

President Obama To Call For Elimination Of All Nuclear Weapons

Being Called "Hard Left" After So Many Years On DU Of Being Called "DLC'er" Is Pretty Funny

Being Called "Hard Left" After So Many Years On DU Of Being Called "DLC'er" Is Pretty Funny

Oscar de la Renta has tough words for Michelle Obama

I wish Michelle Obama would take on school bullying.

RIP Tom Braden - Founder of Crossfire.

It did look like a bow that Obama performed in front of the Saudi King.

We Slept When Clinton/Summers Raped the Middle Class; We're Sleeping Again


Racism accusations fly over man in Sudan denied emergency passport

Federal agent pleads guilty to taking kickbacks in South American smuggling probe

Hedge fund paid Obama adviser Summers $5.2 million

Uruguay off tax haven 'black list': OECD

Banks with taxpayer money could buy toxic assets

Times Co. threatens to shut Globe; seeks $20m in cuts from unions

FedEx Lays Off 1,000 Employees Amid Cost-Cutting Effort

US to be 'pragmatic on climate'

U.S. drone fires missile in Pakistan, kills 13: officials

Ex-Blackwater Workers May Return to Iraq Jobs

Fed 'extremely uncomfortable' about bailouts

Inquiry into torture allegations announced

Financial Industry Paid Millions to Obama Aide (Larry Summers)

Gates Planning Major Changes in Programs, Defense Budget

Gates plans major changes in defense budget

At Summit, NATO Is Divided Over Chief.

Pentagon fires Khadr's lawyer

As North Korea counts down, Japan talks tough

Pak Taliban claim responsibility for New York shootout

Geithner's dirty little secret

Afghan leader orders review of Shi'ite law

FBI deny Taliban are responsible for New York gun rampage which left 14 dead

President Obama: Threats To Security, Economy Are Worldwide (radio address)

Recession persists, but jobless benefits ending

'Personhood' bill defeated in North Dakota Senate

Six killed, many injured in suicide attack at FC checkpost in Islamabad

U.S. slams court decision to halt Demjanjuk's deportation

Legislators refuse Palin's demand for public vote

Security Tight in Prague as Czechs Ready for Obama.

NATO back Obama Afghan plan, but troops short-term

Administration Seeks an Out On Bailout Rules for Firms - Officials Worry Constraints Set by Congress

Administration Seeks an Out On Bailout Rules for Firms

Italians Rally in Rome to Protest Economic Policies

Foiled suicide attack on Pakistani troops kills 17 civilians

N Korea skips first launch chance (bad weather)

An Antarctic ice shelf has disappeared: scientists

Anti-Nato protesters torch Strasbourg buildings

Iraqi police: 2 gay men killed in Baghdad slum

Gay marriages expected to begin in Iowa April 24

Summers Received Hundreds Of Thousands In Speaking Fees From TARP Recipients

Ukrainians lament 'lost hopes' after Orange Revolution

3 officers shot in Pittsburgh

California Dems target 8 GOP districts

Commander defends Miss USA Gitmo visit

Peter Madoff can spend $10K a month on expenses

US dollar eases Zimbabwe inflation

Karzai Says Anger At Afghan Shi'ite Law "Inappropriate"

New York Times threatens to shut Boston Globe

Siegelman attorney asks Holder to intervene


Moderator Availability Thread for Saturday April 4th, 2009








OT GDP mods please welcome pinto!

the sex magnet


OT: I went through all the new members that have signed up since 4/1/09 looking for spammers.

proud patriot



theo bromine


the goodbye girl



Minnesota Raindog


H2O Man








Healthcare Equality Project Launch

Queen Elizabeth Loses Temper Towards Berlusconi

American Spectacles

Fabric of America - National TV Ad for the Employee Free Choice Act

Martin Luther King: A Time to Break Silence part - 1

The Ghost of Tom Joad-Springsteen and Morello

Whirlpool - Endangered Species

Your Weekly Address From Air Force One - President Obama

Meet Avigdor Lieberman, Israel's (new) Foreign Minister

Friday Feminist Fuck You: Focus on the Family

President Obama Criticizes Afghan Rape Law, Thinks This Law Is Abhorrent

My Political Crack - Real Time w/Bill Maher (Joe The Plumber, Yes He's On)

Real Time Maher PT7 New Rules April 03 2009

TYT: Joe the Plumber Represents All That is Wrong with Celebrity Culture

Obama Lands in Prague - Arrival Images

Michelle Obama Takes Europe By Storm (German TV News Report)

TYT: What Do Cenk & Ben (Host Of 'At The Movies') Think Of Iowa Marriage Equality?

Symphony Arabica Project

Glenn Greenwald on Washington Journal April 3, 2009 Part 1


Keira Knightley brutally beaten by boyfriend!

What do you dislike most about DU?

Max Keiser suggests US and UK consider Islamic Sharia law as means to fix global financial crisis

Echoes of Kennedy as Obama embraces Europe

Obama Kills in Strasbourg, But Some Frenchmen Still Prefer Bush

G-20’s Bizarre Contradiction: We All Pledge to Re-Regulate …and Further De-Regulate

The US should quit Nato

Bush Librarium

Friday Talking Points (72) -- The Unfairness Doctrine

Bill O'Reilly claims credit for Rush Limbaugh's radio success

Palin Celebrityhood? Montel, Springer, Tyra Don’t Help Ambitions

Steven Pearlstein: A Rare Triumph of Substance at the Summit

That Big Moment for Czechs? Not So Big

Regressive Hypocrisy (Yawn…) Again

Pakistan violence on rise despite peace deal

Europe to contribute 5,000 extra troops to Afghanistan

Barack Obama's new offensive against nuclear weapons

The US-Iran 'meeting' that never was

TIME: Barack Obama's New World Order

Gun Nut + Unemployed + Glenn Beck/NRA = Dead Policemen

Unbelievable Bill Moyers April 3 PBS Interview on the Financial Crisis

(TVA) agrees to get 2000 megawatts of renewable energy (by 2011)

Italy Wants to Double Solar Capacity (to 900 MW) in 2009

Consortium Drops Its Plan to Build New Power Lines (to NYC)

Ice shelf about to break away from Antarctic coast

General Motors to Seek $2.6B to Build Plug-In Hybrids

Areva chairman quits and adds to troubles at nuclear group

Germany: The World's First Major Renewable Energy Economy

Oregon may get electric car plant

(Obama Dept. of Interior) All US electricity demands could be met by (offshore) wind power

Battery that 'charges in seconds'

A wing nut sent me this "global warming is not real crap"

Ice bridge holding Antarctic ice shelf cracks up - Reuters

Bolivian exhibit sheds light on ancient hallucinogenic rituals

Beyond Elections: Redefining Democracy in the Americas

FIDEL: "Obama's Song"

Bolivia Opposition boycots elections

Chavez says he wants to 'reset' relations with U.S.

NHL saves of the week. Best batch of the year so far.

I changed my mind - the Spartans are going to win.

What is it about the WR position, that attracts the troublemakers and misfits?

Weekly checks grow $9 million in Nebraska (new worker tax credit from economic stimulus bill)

Palm Sunday goes green with fair-trade fronds harvested in eco-friendly way

St. Catharines Workers United Local 2347 Wins with Overwhelming Community Support

Taking the boss hostage – and other workers’ stories

Carpenters Local 22 Speak Out On Their Union

Forbes Magazine Cheers Obama Silence on EFCA (Corporations to Obama: THANK YOU!!)

Today in labor history Apr 4 Dr. King is assassinated while supporting a sanitation workers’ strike

Workers occupy car parts factories in England and Northern Ireland

Workers Struggles: Asia, Australia and the Pacific

EFCA on the ropes

Ed Shultz Supports Employee Free Choice Act on Hardball

DSA fighting for the EFCA

Tell Rite Aid: Stop the union-busting and sign a 1st union contract!

Action on EFCA from AFLCIO

Gering Ne. business fined for safety violations (1 death brings fine of $25,000 )

White House Warns: "Severe Job Cuts"

Gay marriages to begin in Iowa on April 24th

14 Drug Makers Told to Stop Using Some Internet Ads

My friend's wife's ENDO, advised her to make a tea from,

4th measles case linked to Pittsburgh hospital


ZOA: Celebrate 30 Years Of Zionism At Its Best

First women to graduate from Palestinian military academy

Palestinian opens fire on military base in southern Israel

New town may be death blow to hopes for Israel peace

Israel on Trial

White Man versus Dark Boy in Israel

Israel's other Arabs

Bill Moyers- Truths About Banking Fraud Reach Highest Levels of Govt - W. Black

Israeli Nonprofits, Shaken by Madoff Collapse, Rethink Strategies

Israelis kill armed Palestinian woman

Women Erased in Israel, Flogged in Pakistan and Restricted in Afghanistan

Health Insurance - Leaving Job - Missouri

Even After Exile, Palestinian Musician Vows to Play On

Administration Seeking to Circumvent Restrictions Imposed on Bailout Recipients

Why Geithner’s plan is the taxpayers’ curse

Geithner relied too much on assurances from banking executives that their firms were safe and sound.

Credit Woes Hit Home

Hey fire_medic_dave, I brought you some coffee.

Number of firearm accidents compared to others.

Breaking - As many as 4 cops wounded in Pittsburgh shooting.

Jaw Dropping Bill Moyers April 3 PBS Interview

On reading about another mass shooting, I'm thinking....

We need to bail out HUMANITY, not the banks - We are our brothers' keepers

Pittsburgh has the RW talk show hosts on now to defend guns.

How about melting all of the guns into cute little peace signs?

Unemployment Numbers Prove Stress Test Is Useless

The police shooter had a bullet proof vest on - IT WAS A SET UP

3 police officers shot in Pittsburgh

What other rights would you have us make up?

Guns protect average people.

Summers Earned Millions in D.E. Shaw Salary, Bank Speech Fees

Fantastic clouds

Poll for the worker bees

On the tenth anniversary of my father in-laws death, my wife and I

Better than Prozac!

Pear Flowers


Cherry Blossoms, open for business

catching some sun

One of the oddest things I saw in Nome...

Antis treat gun owners the way Freepers treat Democrats

A really good LOL for your weekend

"Poised on the Edge of the New...Setting Food on a New Shore" - Karen Bishop - April 3, 2009

Drug-Free Therapy Could Erase Memories

Gene-engineered viruses build a better battery

Anyone use one of the modified cheese kits for hard cheeses?

Help. How can you make a meatloaf that doesn't taste like

What's for dinner ~ Saturday ~ April the 4th Edition

Active Thermitic Material Discovered in Trade Center Dust

Active Thermitic Material Discovered in Dust from the 9/11 World Trade Center

Flight 93 - Why such a bad conspiracy?

The quiet unravelling of Canadian democracy

Ubuntu question