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Archives: April 5, 2009

Ruh-Roh Shaggy.... Scientists find active 'super-thermite' in WTC dust.

"The government wanted to take away his guns and his freedom" - NRA/FR propaganda

No Need for Satire

Signs of life in California real estate

Ok folks, the body count keeps rising

Damn those North Koreans and their rockets of mass destruction!!!

Berlusconi must really miss Bush

Hey did you notice that last month had the least number of Iraq fatalities since the invasion?

Threat to [Boston] Globe triggers flood of feelings

Worlds first flying hotel, HOTELICOPTER!!!!!!!!!!

The Enablers of the epidemic - how the Catholic Church sabotages the global fight against AIDS

Workers occupy car parts factories in England and Northern Ireland

EIC on G20: More Bad Policy (about IMF and Free Trade, not Obama)

Korean missile ?

4th slow Saturday

35 soldiers found in Vietnam War mass grave

"Jeepers creepers, where did you get your peepers?"

Militia's...coming soon to town near you

The Raw Story: Scientists find active 'super-thermite' in WTC dust

This Land - The updated reggae version of Woody Guthrie's classic

Background: The nuclear nations

TV Stores, Brothels Vie for Rudd’s Cash Handouts to Australians

Should Glenn Beck be arrested for inciting a crime?

Ann Arbor Hash Bash crowd celebrates implementation of medical marijuana law

Alex Twitt makes me gag.

6 dead. Father shoots 5 kids and self in Washington state

The Nation: Old Europe, New Again

Consortium News: Conyers Again Seeks Bush Prosecutor

Business is booming for Dallas-Fort Worth bomb shelter company

Chinese Hunger for Sons Fuels Boys’ Abductions

anybody care to remember how long our government denied shipping arms on the Lusitania that got us

As Home Values Fall, Property Tax Revolt Brews

EIC on G20: More Bad Policy (about IMF and Free Trade, not Obama) FIXED LINK!

Guantanamo Nat Geo TV tonite

Capitalism is dead, and it died a long time ago

10 Geological Wonders you didn’t know

Obama's splendid week is subject to downward revision

Less people believe in some imaginary all knowing being who lives in the clouds

Stephanie Miller on CNN Reliable sources Sun 4/5/09 10:30 EST

"Norm is a very sensitive, thoughtful person...he believes he is doing exactly the right thing"

I love that outfit Michelle had on, the black and white one with the big bow!

Police: Mother Drugs Daughter in Attempt to Get Her Pregnant

The tea baggers came to town!

FBI database links long-haul truckers, serial killings

In (reluctant) support of the detestable.

David Gregory please fugg off with your

Scientists find active 'super-thermite' in WTC dust

Just curious about this - yes, a gun ownership poll.

Just curious about this - yes, a gun ownership poll.

Bone marrow offers hope for HIV patients

A bill to prevent the fairness doctrine.

Life is good for Guantanamo Bay prisoners!

Michael Moore and Ted Nugent agree on something, Detroit is a sad shell of a city.

Why did Obama "hire" Geitner?

Netanyahu to destroy Israels chance at peace.

I have been thinking we ought to cut back on the N. Korea proliferates weapons talk

Gay marriage may be an economic boon to Iowa

Comment on William Black/Bill Moyers interview and the handling of the S&L Crisis

Scientists find active 'super-thermite' in WTC dust

Rep. Steve King : Iowa In Danger Of Becoming a "Gay Marriage Mecca"

Rep. Steve King : Iowa In Danger Of Becoming a "Gay Marriage Mecca"

Freepers Unite!

Estimated US taxpayer cost for bailout jumps

Who would you blame for this?

Does the Biblical story of Cain and Abel prove

U.S. Lawmakers Meet Cuban Foreign Minister In Havana

Lincoln junkies, I found a great interview with Henry Louis Gates

My life is complete. I'm watching "COPS" in high definition.

Ron Christie has to be the most arrogant "personality" on GEM$NBC

Fannie, Freddie Budget $210 Million On Bonuses, Draw Lawmakers' Fire

Can I have some stimulus funds too?

N. Korea fires rocket over Japan, defying world

N. Korea fires rocket over Japan, defying world

In Brennan, Cheney has a Friend-By Scott Horton

Thousands flee bomb attacks by US drones

Cop Killer a 41 year old gun-nut who lived with his mom

Workers steered to high-risk investing

"the surge has worked"

St. Petersburg Times: Right to a decent job is a principal civil right

Has anyone had trouble getting onto Youtube?

Medical Marijuana Law Getting Further Than Usual in Illinois

Shrinking airlines park more planes in the desert

GovSales.com auctions of federal govmt property

Cardinal George: Embarrased Obama is ND Speaker, But Not Embarrassed to Harbor Pedophile Priest

If we can't trust the bankers who created this mess to fix it

Buffett, champion of bailout, is also leading beneficiar

Doonesbury on Afghanistan

Southern Christian Leadership Conference calls for ban on Taser use by police

A word from Iowa and Gay Marriage

Summers Received Hundreds Of Thousands In Speaking Fees From TARP Recipients

Today's Non Sequitur. Pretty much says it all about the economy:

Ray McGovern: Cowardice in the Time of Torture

The right sure likes to use North Korea and Iran...

Ag. Barons, armed and fighting Obama - who will win?

Newtie sez that if he was prez, the U.S. would have shot down the NK missile

I went grocery shopping yesterday and noticed something has changed

Freepers outraged that marriage has been tossed "Under the Bus" in Iowa

Doctor Who boss Russell T Davies reveals talk of Star Trek crossover

Are we still spending two billion dollars a week on "War" and if so why

4-year-old grandson of Zimbabwe prime minister drowns

WOW, did you see Obama's speech in Prague? Amazing...20,000 turned out to CHEER him.

Richard Poplawski: Portrait of American terrorist, white-supremacist radical emerges

Larry Summers:Obama Campaign Advisor/Wall ST Consigliere/Paid "News" Commentator

Maine lobstermen chafe at rope ban to help whales

Six states seek ban on gas euthanasia of shelter animals

GM has has been given 162 days to come up with a plan to restructure

GM proves it understands its mistakes, releases brilliant new model for 2010:

Bring an end to ‘triple evils’ by abandoning war

McCain lost -- but the media treat him like a winner

A Push is on for Same-Sex Marriage Rights in New England

Chris Brown's attorney & the prosecutor in Rihanna assault case close to "no jail time" plea deal

The Top Of The Pyramid

New York Times's "Executive Guillotine"

Richard Quest was just on CNN with A. Cooper...

Oh la la! Carla Sarkozys up to Michelle O for a kiss

Redding Woman Gets 6 Years in Fatal Texting Crash

If North Korea wants to put Satellite into Orbit, what should it do ?

RATM People Of The Sun-Just because it is how I feel today.....

Judiciary Chairman Conyers Publishes Report Documenting Bush Abuses

Is George Will the Doug Feith of political opinion?

McCartney and Starr reunite in NYC for meditation

The "War of the Bus Signs" is escalating in Madison, Wis.

In last month, mass shootings claim 53 lives

I'm tired of the fact that I don't secretly control the universe.

NRC to distribute 9 million potassium iodide tablets around U.S. nuclear plants

NRC to distribute 9 million potassium iodide tablets around U.S. nuclear plants

Are people from Asian cultures more likely to "snap"

WPost Sees Neocon Hope In Obama: Robert Parry

Newt Gingrich wants to attack North Korea with ray guns

Cowardice in Time of Torture-"Looks very much as if Cheney sized up Holder correctly"-Ray McGovern

Intersectionality and the False Dichotomy of Proposition 8

Lockheed, Boeing Weapons Are at Risk as Gates Shifts Priorities

HEADS UP: CSPAN 2 Book TV Right Now - Discussion of "Meltdown" by The Nation.....

What question would you ask President Barack Obama ?

On the Origins of Success

N. Korean launch of rocket has me hiding under the bed.....

We Don't Live In YOUR Country

Poll question:Do you believe having more decent jobs, wages and working conditions could decrease..

Six gay men shot to death in Iraq by tribe members

Starbucks still trying to stop employees from organizing - at any cost

Does anyone remember back when the IMF planned to audit the U.S.?

On American Exceptionalism

Tom Ricks: Gates in trouble with GOP?

Do you believe stricter gun control would have prevented the recent rash of shootings?

Cenk Uygur: Have We Reached the Tipping Point on Guns?

Getting a Closer Look at the Killer Drones

Louisianans Deal the Kidnapping Exorcist Jindal Something called a "Political Setback."

What If Obama Had Treated Detroit Like Wall Street?

"In the U.S., the hours worked per week have gone up, which is the only way to sustain consumerism..

Do you think ownership of AK-47s should be illegal?

Senate Foreign Relations Chair Kerry's Statement On North Korea

A Freeper Kills Several People And It's "A Tragedy." A Person Living Under Occupation Does the Same

Defense Secretary Gates=Obama's "Political Cover To Slash Weapons Programs & Defense Budget"

Pittsburgh shooter's best friend's myspace - before it is taken down, here it is

British Complicity in Rendition and Torture Pre-dates 9/11

Will dams on Amazon tributary wreak global havoc?

Management has no stake in the company

Congressman John Shimkus’s (R-Ill) : god decides when the Earth ends

Martin Luther King, Jr "I've Been to the Mountaintop"

But of course, Pittsburgh cop killer was Obama lovin' union guy!

How do you define Freedom? When something is "freely chosen" what are the characteristics of

Governor Ready To Veto Same-Sex Marriage Bill in Vermont; Override Uncertain

FOX News reviewer fired for writing a review about 'X-Men Origins" after downloading pirated copy

A Religious Right Crack Up?

We should not be to surprised that Iowa has gay marriage.

Why did Congress let the Assault gun bill lapse?

Urinating dog triggered argument resulting in 3 officers' deaths

NBC's Gregory repeatedly asked GM CEO about cutting union benefits and jobs, but not fuel-efficient

This Is The Best Video On The Internet

Drudge.....playing to the "Base"

Glenn Greenwald and Amy Goodman Win Independent Media Award

Fox "News" and its connection to the Pittsburgh cop massacre

New Deal manual labor jobs shaped Bay Area workers lives and views

Workers steered to high-risk investing

Repeat of Fareed Zakaria's program on CNN now - James Baker

Hmm does google have a bias?

21st vs. 15/16th century (today's doones..)

If health insurance companies ran the postal service...

Arrianna Huffington is completely out of her depth on ThisWeek

Do you believe that any attempt by Obama to control guns will cause us to lose our majority?

"Doubt is Their Product: How Industry's Assault on Science Threatens Your Health "

whitehouse.org closed it's doors!

Ice bridge ruptures in Antarctic

Six gay men shot to death in Iraq by tribe members

This country has some of the most advanced healthcare in the world, yet people are being left to die

NY Times: This Time, Slump Hits Well-Educated, Too

You just can't make this stuff up.

Parish coroner sustains gunshot wound (coroner in tasing case)

Parish coroner sustains gunshot wound (coroner in tasing case)

America's Broken Economy: How, Why, and the Only Solution

Congressman: God Decides When ‘The Earth Will End’

Want to buy political influence? Donate to Bobby Jindal's campaign fund......

Coming out blog

Columbian cocaine semi-submersibles (PIC)

Columbian cocaine semi-submersibles (PIC)

America’s Financial Oligarchy Is Still in Control

Hannity: Obama ‘Harbors Deep Resentment’ Of America, Just Like Dixie Chicks

Obama: "Rules must be binding. Violations must be punished. Words must mean something"

Chicago's Cardinal George: Embarrassed that Obama is Notre Dame Speaker, But Not Embarrassed to

The Charge of the Bailout Brigade

What major city has the best public schools?

Here's hoping that this week is nothing like last week

On Black, Prompt corrective action, and Receivership: Obama Chose Plan B

In the This-Will-End-Badly Dept.: "Dealers: Assault rifle sales up; long waiting list for handguns"

Marxist Geographer David Harvey on the G20, the Financial Crisis and Neoliberalism

When did the lie that Obama was going to take guns away start and who started it?

Italia !!!!! ...... Workers demand their bailout from the crook Berlusconi

Dem mayor (TX, natch) now "every redneck's hero" (for "immigration control")

Tom Brady's bodyguards open fire on photographers

As long the people...

Brooksley Born warned that unchecked trading in the credit market could lead to disaster, but power

DPRK's rocket a big fizzle.

Jackeens has some neat pics over on GDP of Obama and his good buddy and close friend

UN hostage John Solecki released in Pakistan as militants attack mosque

These financial instruments are so complicated they therefore must be Legal.

DU, meet: The Carter Doctrine

Ex Beatles McCartney, Starr unite for charity

IOWA APPRECIATION THREAD

Republican spokespersons appear to be completely unhinged. Should the hinged be concerned?

Xerox in $100 million deal to outsource data center: report

Now Showing:

Mexican president: US authorities 'complicit' in drug trafficking

April 11 - A New Way Forward.....seize the power from the banksters

Prague Spring

The tabloid journalism industry should give John McCain a really nice birthday present

Behind the Veil of a Terror War-"Millions-perhaps even billions in corrupt appropriations"

National Geographic Explorer on Guantanamo - Right Now on DirecTV channel 276

I'm tired of fellow liberals scolding me for criticizing other countries.

FAUX news will tone down their 'THEY will take away YOUR guns rhetoric'.

Peeance, freeance: Iraq vet struggled with PTSD then killed wife, himself

"Obama wants to control the banks...."

Is the Obama Admin really prohibiting repayment of TARP funds?

Sean Hannity "The love affair of Europe with Obama is waning."

This Week in Scandals: Accounting, AIG and More

Florida's 'pill mill' clinics multiply, drug overdoses climb

How many of these violent killing sprees did we have during the Bush years?

Cost of financial bailout growing (up $167 billion)

If I may be so bold, a common sense (I hope) thread on some issues

Secretary Of State Clinton Criticizes Controversial Afghan Women Law

Secretary Of State Clinton Criticizes Controversial Afghan Women Law

Voting No Confidence for My Department Union Stewart

Condi Comforts Suicidal Bush (The Globe says it's true)

6.3 magnitude earthquake hits central Italy - reports of collapsed buildings

Pennsylvania Cop Killer Obsessed with Glenn Beck-hyped conspiracy theories

Who wants a DU poll?

Parents back bill to require recess in Texas elementary schools

Parents back bill to require recess in Texas elementary schools

Holder Wants to Stop Playing Mukasey’s Whack-a-Mole with Financial Fraud

Shut down Glenn Beck's program

538: "Why Marijuana Legalization is Gaining Momentum"

UConn women defeat Stanford 83-63 in semi-final

Taking the Klavan Challenge: Part IV

Do you believe having more accessible, affordable, non-stigmatic mental health care available could

"If I'm corrupt, it's because I take care of my district,"

What's wrong with tap water?

Pittsburgh shooter Poplawski was a neo-Nazi who posted on Stormfront

Oklahoma House Approves Legislation to Protect Pregnant Women

Who is for-against EFCA

Help DUers what percentage of GDP had financial services gotten to

Help DUers what percentage of GDP had financial services gotten to

6.3 earthquake has struck 50 miles from Rome

Coming up this week on Glenn Wreck...

Can I ask a question?

Freeper asks: "How is George Soros orchestrating all these shooting sprees."

Hooked on free Web services? Prepare to pay

Heartbreaking Story Now on 60 Minutes:

Nuclear weapons are the biggest waste of resources in history!

I overheard these political unpleasantries while shopping yesterday

First Photos of Fallen Soldier Ends Era

Term limits,...

The Cause of Mass Casualty Shootings?

Who wants to DU a poll?

"female patients will be uncomfortable having a lesbian nurse caring for them"

Recall of ....spices, ???!!?? possible salmonella.

Man Charged With Hate Crime in Killing Of Latiesha Green

What the percentage of the stimulus compared to the cost of the war?

Civil rights and the coming generation

Do generally incompotent people populate management at your job?

UBS imposes travel ban for some managers (worried about US and wealthy tax fraud?)

NYT: Obama's cheif economic advisor earned $5.2 million in last two years working 1 day/wk

Is DU ableist?

Chinese Hunger for Sons Fuels Boys’ Abductions

Famed Gitmo Lawyer Facing Time in Prison For Writing Letter to Obama Detailing Torture of Client

Immigration question

Miami Herald rips Florida GOP: "Same old abortion sideshow"

Text size on DU pages -

Attention lurking Freepers and/or Dittoheads: Re: Zach Wamp

Anyone else watching My Mother's Garden on GEM$NBC

Reaching my tipping point -- please talk me down

well, it broke off - another chunk of ice gone

Pitchforks and Pistols - NYT Op-Ed on right-wing CRAZIES and GUNS

Texas senator: Let's ban Windows Vista purchases

NYT: Attorney General Holder wants MORE Federal Marijuana Possession Prosecutions!!!

Pres Obama will disarm the U.S. nuke weapons.

Phoenix police raid anti-police blogger

Norway Aims to Ban Tobacco From Its Investment Portfolio and companies worst in climate change

Just this year.

Newsweek: "The end of Christian America"

democrats are sexy. look here

Retail chain's fall leaves void in Western towns

Pittsburgh Cop Killer Stockpiled Guns through Internet...

Why should our Citizens pay 26%-40% Interest on Consumer Debt So Banks Can Pay Gambling Losses?

"For of those to whom much is given, much is required." JFK.

Sarah Palin's feud with Bristol Palin's ex-boyfriend Levi Johnston hits new level

There seems to be an awful lot of shootings recently

Union 'goons' are propaganda

'Parents to blame' for problems in UK schools

We DUers Who Criticize our President Want him to Succeed Just as Much as Anyone

The accepted economic paradigm is wrong: Americans need less debt, not more credit.

Canada and Norway

With deep regret, I cancel my subscription

Bruce Gagon: Reflections on the Obama trip to Europe

"The Irrationality Of Rationality"

My art show opened on Friday night.

Godly tips on how to Punish your Christian Child: Landover Baptist Church

Gays are not asking for politically difficult things

Gays are not asking for politically difficult things

Fluoride in drinking water back in the news

"The New Agenda" is PUMA Lite. All the same people but only half the display of hate.

It's "Okay" Not to Be Religious--Regarding Newsweek Article

"Easy credit was substitute for higher wages...."

What's it like to be higher ed adjunct faculty? Tell your story

Jonathan Tasini: Unemployment Is 15 Percent

Jonathan Tasini: Unemployment Is 15 Percent

"I look like a woman but think like a man."

Yipppeeeeee!

Half an hour in not even a giggle....

Just got off the phone with a friend in IA. They have a blizzard warning.

Poor Zeldy...

I Have Spring Break This Week. What Should I Do?

WANT

A short story which I suspect most DUers would consider a classic...

Ladies and Gentlemen....I give you....the Kinks

I am a public school teacher.

*****ATTENTION! Tucson DU'ers!**********

Next Stop, Greenwich Village...

Let's get one thing straight:

OK...

I need a sponge bath

I should be as dead as a doorknob tonight...

Real men don't use Extenz--they use Reduce-X: for the guy that has too much

Oh Gawd. Another murder/suicide.

Would someone blow some sunshine up my ass?

Now, why would my asking for some sunshine up my ass make anyone feel I'd like to get butt fucked?

Report: Farrah Fawcett hospitalized

I Went Nuts Cooking Today (Pics):

What do you think about the "what goes around comes around" theory?

Does Joe Cocker remember the 60's? (Video) Too Funny!!

Seeing this news story on the Broadway revival of "HAIR" has led me to one conclusion

SNL has a Rush wannabe on next.

I'm alone tonight--which I rarely am--my husband is in hospital with

BREAKING NEWS: Chuggo test fires a long range Narwhal capable of reaching Mark Gormley

i have it on good authority

whatchoo gone doo come pickin' time?

Need help-advice on DVD player. -No disc error.

I have a new favorite band

Let's get one thing straight:

I love that outfit Michelle had on, the black and white one with the big bow!

What the historians neglected to tell you.

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Sun 4/5/2009)

Are you an indoors or outdoors kind of person?

HELP!!!! Bitter bitter bitter pill. Make it stop. I want my mommy.

Post here and I will kill you with my feet.

Your opinion, please

there have been some rumours and i want to set the record straight

I was gone for the weekend.

What the hell, it was in the mid 70's, I got sunburned even yesterday

What the hell, it was in the mid 70's, I got sunburned even yesterday

I'm so fucking altruistic and shit

plate of shrimp

Meredith Baxter.

Tip #1: How to survive common interview questions.

OK, who wants to confess to watching WrestleMania today?

Jesus Christ my %#*&!! 401K won't stop plummeting

You know, if they ever made me a mod, which they never would...

I love computers and youtube because they make it easy for seriously disturbed people to engage in..

Your kid's school offers three more foreign language options. Pick one. (Poll)

Why does grocery stores hide stuff?

Weekends Are So Boring And Lonely These Days

1"+ of fucking snow overnight. IN FUCKING APRIL.

Post your favorite baseball player who was the older brother of a progressive Southern Senator!

The 15 Strangest College Courses In America

out of the mouths of babes

unter lieben glauben globen

"Pacifist-aggressivist"-- I KNOW there's a joke in there somewhere

Welcome to the Sunday Afternoon Bitch Thread.

Your Sunday Morning Earworm: Bringing Home A Baby Bumblebee.

Question about this rocket North Korea Launched....

Mom update:

Do you jump wildly to conclusions?

OMG! Wolverine toy - EPIC FAIL!!!!

aaaaagggghhhh!

Russian Roulette anyone?

I dig Ohio spiderwort

PSA: Looking for a different "concept" in TV? (oh.. and are ya bored?)

Liberals _______________ better than conservatives.

Colarado man coughs up inch-long nail after 30 years (PIC)

Do you ever miss college

An odd, perhaps creepy, yet strangely intriguing concept.

Are there any Tradeo fans here?

Pawns on a Chessboard --

I just found a teeny baby frog on my bedroom floor.

Udder Covers™ for nursing mothers

Here is my freeper friends latest facebook status update

Are you getting the most out of your child clowns?

CanNOT believe TRUMP scores OR Clint BLACK is SHORT or the RIVERS

I just found a HUGH NARWHAL on my bedroom floor.

Walt Disney has a message.

The Ladies No. 1 Detective Agency...

DU persona survey

Cross-post: Ladies and gentlemen, the NEW Dresden Files book is due for release TUESDAY.

Cross-post: Ladies and gentlemen, the NEW Dresden Files book is due for release TUESDAY.

A scene from my misspent youth

June bugs are almost as nasty as roaches!

Free One Night Stand

Is catshrink still around?

Matt Smith (the Next Doctor Who) is sexy.

UCONN WOMEN win semi-final 83-63 over Stanford

Urgent!!!!!!!!!!

Do you ever think you've been given more than you can handle?

Anyone ever tried grilled peas with Palm oil and salt? Not wasabe peas..regular peas!

can you watch internet videos (e.g., the daily show) on any gaming consoles (ps3, wii, etc.)?

what happens to a kid who forges teachers' signatures?

I just found LeftyFingerPop on my bedroom floor.

Everybody wants to rodeo and ride horsies,

Just watched the movie "Mean Girls" for the first time.

Working tonight in the ATL

Man vs Food

** Official Opening Night Atlanta-Philadelphia Thread **

I have had 14 beers tonight....and still no cigarettes

What's the difference between longshoremen and stevedores?

I share a birthday with 3 of my Facebook friends!

My wife is sending me out to buy laxatives.

Bobcat & Domestic Kitten - I might be getting one

Hey bi-baby -- I found a new craft for you!

WTF Spring weather.

I can still smell the formaldehyde from my 9th grade biology lab.

Opening day today! How many games do you think you'll get to this season?

The Voca People

Locking.

Kid Rock, for crying out loud!

Yuck. I got wrapped up in "Celebrity Apprentice" tonight.

I want to cry...the Moody Blues have sold out.

Angry Chuggo fan takes on Matt Swain!

Pictures For A Sunday Afternoon *dial-up warning*

I just found a huge, stinking, rotting dead yak on my bedroom floor.

Progressive talk radio in south Florida has been taken over by "sports talk."

Monica Bellucci is the most beautiful woman in the world and only a FOOL would attempt to refute me.

So, I'm dating a guy

Which of these music styles do you like the most?

Well, I finally did it

I'm going to learn to spin yarn

kitten picture of the day for sunday april 5

"Crazy" vs character flaws

Post Here And I Will Tell You Something Good About You That Is A Lie...

Post Here And I Will Tell You Something Good About You That Is A Lie...

some pictures from my trip to NYC this weekend (dial-up warning)

Fix your PC with a crystal pendulum.

I just made 200 chicken enchiladas .... I am tired

Best Black and White Movie ever...any ideas?

Hey graywarrior...

Vibes for NewJeffCT, his wife, and the people of Italy

Is anyone here a librarian?

TOONS: New Names For The GOP/Republican Party ----->

Crocheting vs. Knitting

Police: Dad killed kids because wife was leaving (yesterday/Graham, WA)

The United Plates of America: What to Buy, Eat, and Drink in Each State

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning)

My computer is crap - it crashes 1-3 times a day

Sunday talk show lineup for April 5 (Lara Logan alert!)

President Obama’s Statement on North Korea Rocket Launching

Turkey primed to greet Obama with pride, hope

Fuck you, DU!

Any timing element present in N. Korean Launch and Pres. Obama's speech tomorrow?

Gun control - Should no longer be considered a "side burner issue"

U.S. aims to help firms sidestep bailout rules (with commentary:)

President Obama outlines sweeping goal of "a world without nuclear weapons" (w/video)

HCA exec fired during felonies/fraud scandal is in anti-Obama health plan commercials

Nuclear proliferation and our role

The best solution to stopping nuclear proliferation, a general opposition to hypocrisy

Heads-up! Prague speech on ending nukes on C-SPAN right now!

The purpose of diplomacy is not to be popular

The First Shrink

Dear Billy-boy O'Reilly;

Sorry, wrong forum.

Face the Nation Geithner/ Bob S interview

It isn't more or less government, it is the right amount of government at the right time - smart gov

In the thick of the skinny latte riot

Let's discuss this bit about trying to work with Republicans.

NYT Op-Ed: Larger Than Life in London (O's="classlessly classy", classless=favoring social equality)

President Obama in Prague, Czech Republic: "We have to insist - yes we can"

Signs that our country is under great stress?

Preparing the Presidential Roast

When is Obama returning?

Anybody See Axelrod Smack Darth Cheney on CNN?

I just had an argument with my hubby.....

Does anyone know who other than Jackie O among First Lady's

Has CNN replayed Barack Obama's speech in Prague in full yet?

Have you seen Obama's speech in full on your television or on the Internet?

Jackie Speier bill establishes Women's Commission

I see Obama is now being blamed for North Korea and the missile

"Americans not shown Obama's Prague speech, just the pundits commentating on it"

Does anyone know if Obama is still going to give a speech in a Muslim country?

NYT: Tom Friedman's "Obama's Big, Bold Bet" (economy)

Our President is on C-SPAN now!.....n/t

Some examples of right-wing propaganda saying Obama "will take away your guns"

Obama Calls for World Without Nuclear Weapons

Chuck Todd the Expert on MSNBC now

Obama's Prague Speech -- CSPAN today 5 p.m. EST n/t

Gingrinch goes on Faux and plays the role of tough guy. "I would've disabled missile."

Faux's Julie Bandarez asks if Obama is putting our troops in harm's way

Kos on Pitt cop killer-"With no Veep to shoot people, folks are taking things in to their own hands"

Does anyone understand this sign?

Wow. Obama in Prague

Crowds in Prague greet first lady Michelle Obama

No NUKES Obama??? Wassa matter with him...? Doncha know this might bring Peace??

The Jobs Solution to the Economic Crisis by Senator Donald Riegle (D-Michigan) & Leo Hindery Jr.

PHOTOS Robert Gibbs-o-bots - this is for you.

CNN decided not to show YOU the U.S. President's Historic Speech on a Nuclear Free World!

So why did CNN and MSNBC Highlight the Protests at the G20 Summit?

Obama signs autograph for P.M. of India

PHOTOS Michelle's Day (Prague, April 5)

RASMUSSEN SILLINESS: 57% Want Military Response to North Korea Missile Launch

Geithner denies White House sidestepping CEO pay limits (updated)

Obama delivers his most significant speech to date. In Prague:

Treasury chief puts bailed-out bank CEOs on notice

PHOTOS The President's Day (Prague, April 5)

James Baker on CNN ... still an ass.

James Baker on CNN ... still an ass.

MUST read about the Obamas in London.

E-mail from a recent convert, or, what the average American may be thinking

PHOTOS Has the time come for a David Axelrod hero-worshiping thread? No? Oh, okay.

Where the fuck is my Barack Obama prize

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

This could be the longest Mrs. Obama has been away from her two girls

"Eight reasons to dump Larry Summers"

A must read story: How Biden does things

PHOTOS If it's Sunday morning it must be Prague

Haha! CNN actually responded to my Email! 1st time ever!

I just sent this letter to the mayor of Stamford CT

Clarence Page: Obama Wows a Worried World

How Would You Rank The Presidents From 1977 to Present From Liberal To Right Wing Nut

What is the first thing President Obama should do now that his first European tour is ending?

PHOTO POLL: Michelle, clothes and stuff. Trivial? God yeah.

LAT - Slams CNN's Ed Henry As Example of WH Reporters Trying To Be The News (Better Late Than Never)

Race, the South and 2010

What do you think of President's proposed International Fuel Bank?

The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner

N. Korea launches rocket; Obama calls for UN meeting

Recession outlasts even extended jobless benefits

British Complicity in Rendition and Torture Pre-dates 9/11

Chinese Hunger for Sons Fuels Boys’ Abductions

Child abuse on the rise as economy sours

Freed American UN aid worker leaves Pakistan

AT&T and union talks continue past deadline

Report: Tibet reopened to foreign tourists

Fight over urinating dog got police to Pa. ambush

Suicide bomber kills 22 in Pakistan Shiite mosque

U.S. lawmakers say normalize Cuba relations, then talk

Facebook partner saves teen from drug suicide

China urges world not to overreact to N.Korea launch

Canadian warship thwarts suspected pirates

Energy legislation to test fractured Democrats

Tsvangirai grandson dies in pool

I.B.M. Withdraws $7 Billion Offer for Sun Microsystems

Obama calls for nuclear-free world

Details of Pittsburgh police shootings emerge in filings

Geithner Says US Jobless Rate Likely to Climb

Geithner says some bank CEOs may have to go

Peta under fire over claim that it kills most animals left at its US headquarters

Chavez wants new, 'rational' relations with U.S.

Obama Calls for Limits on Tourism to Antarctica

Judge Indicted, 100 Drug Cases Under Review

Karzai bows to international calls to scrap Afghan 'rape' law

Iraq 'vows to protect' Palestinians

Senate Republicans back Coleman all the way (to SCOTUS)

List of people killed in Binghamton shooting

Obama Seeks to Boost Ties With Muslim Ally Turkey.

Media Allowed to Witness Return of War Casualty

US watchdog calls for bank executives to be sacked

North Korea space launch 'fails'

US Senate Moves To Fully Fund Israel Aid

Axelrod hits back at Cheney: He has not been acting like a ‘statesman.’

Judge Enters Sua Sponte Orders in Ted Stevens Case

Suspect in officers' shooting(Pittsburgh) was into conspiracy theories

Obama backs Turkey EU accession

Thousands flee bomb attacks by US drones

Huge earthquake hits central Italy northeast of Rome

Firms Move to Fight Overseas-Profit Tax (Tax Break For Outsourcing Jobs)

Ex-Congressman Sweeney Is Arrested on D.W.I. Charge

Geithner denies White House sidestepping CEO pay limits

04/05 Snip please, brentspeak

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Shooter McGavin

Stella007

retribution

Jack_DeLeon

OT - FYI about latest 9/11 "news" - Bentham Open article.

OT - mid day exercise bit -

Obamarama

Ember

liberalconservative

Going to the Carrizo Plain tomorrow. It's on the eastern edge of SLO County. Free spring show,

AzDar

Teacher in SC

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RevolutionaryActs

Chief

WCGreen

brettdale

North Korea Launches Rocket - BBC

SNL: Seth Rogan & The Queen

Why Iowa won't go backwards on marriage rights

Bill Moyers Journal: Glenn Greenwald and Amy Goodman Win Independent Media Award

Japan's UN Ambassador: Statement Re: North Korea Missile Test

Obama's Prague Speech English part 2

Obama's Prague Speech English part 1

CNN: Gays In Iraq Targeted for Murder - 6 Men Killed In 10 days

Michele Bachmann Warns of "Re-Education Camps"

Obama promotes nuclear-free world during speech in Prague

TYT: Glenn Beck Mocks Obama's Aunt (Cenk's Reaction After)

Royal Bank of Scotland burning

The republican party

Newt on FOX: 'Pulse' Is His New Scare Tactic - 'There's Going To Be A Disaster'

One of the NRA Ads that stated the madness....

Twisted Sermons: A gentle nudge to the Religious Right in hopes that they get out of politics.

TYT: How Fox Defends The Rich Above All Else (Cenk RIPS Cavuto)

TYT: Is Diplomacy Working With The Taliban?

Hannity: Obama ‘Harbors Deep Resentment’ Of America, Just Like Dixie Chicks

Axelrod hits back at Dick Cheney

TYT: Cenk Reacts To Rachel Maddow's Colin Powell Interview

Hilariously Rough Week for GOP - Countdown's Comedy Clips

More Dumbshittery from Glenn Beck

Workers steered to high-risk investing-Federal rule imposed just before market crash

Rocket Fuel In Baby Formula

Regressive Hypocrisy (Yawn…) Again

Looking For Reconciliation (how it works and why it's a good idea)

David Sirota: This Is the Truth on Drugs ... Any Questions?

Is the GOP Cynical or Naive?

Thousands flee bomb attacks by US drones

The left needs direction

56 words in my Sunday morning paper

Bring an end to ‘triple evils’ by abandoning war

Will dams on Amazon tributary wreak global havoc?

Former Wall Street computer whizz Michael Osinski made the 'bomb' that broke the banks

Recession must make us question 'Relentless pursuit of growth'

Stop psychosis over socialism (Demas / Detroit News)

Recession must make us question 'Relentless pursuit of growth'

Money for nothing

Medical costs for retirees climb, new study says

Green dreams, unplugged

IBM Trifecta: Files For Offshoring Patent, Offshores Jobs, Applies for Stimulus Funds

The Ones Who Got It Right

Faith and unreason: The headteacher hounded from her job.

Cheney Charges Obama Had Meeting About WMD in Prague

Is it me or has the GOP gone insane?

Analysis: Obama Visit to Turkey No Afterthought.

A "Permanent Restructuring" of the US economy

Gun Nut Poplawski Feared Zionists

Firms Move to Fight Overseas Profit Tax (tax break for outsourcing jobs)

Have We Reached the Tipping Point on Guns? (Cenk @ Huffington Post)

US wants limits on Antarctic tourism

How to get (tax) credits for conserving (Mass.)

Will Obama's Revolution Deliver Energy Independence? (Wa Po)

Solar panel plant may shine on Rockland (Maine)

Here is a picture of a my latest creation

Honda reveals (Euro) green car plans

Jump-start for the (electric) green car future (UK)

Energy legislation to test fractured Democrats

How Solar Energy Is A Fast Track To A Home Based Business

A completely new concept for electric cars!

New climate legislation overlooks a major GHG source: industrial ag

Toward a less efficient and more robust food system

High Country News

"Zero Chance" Of US Signing Climate Legislation Before Copenhagen, Say Obama Administration Sources

Mexico City Govt. Pledges To Protect 60+ Corn Landraces Native To The Altiplano Region

White Nose Disease Spreading To Maryland's Borders - WV, PA, VA Endemic States Already - Sun

Connecticut-Sized Wilkins Ice Shelf Within Days Of Final Breakup - Largest Antarctic Collapse Yet

Newt Gingrich Sez It's All Just Bad Policies And Evil Gov Keeping Us From Drilling, Baby, Drilling!

With Murray-Darling Basin In 12th Year Of Drought, Australians Wonder What Future May Hold

"Significant" Number Of Endangered Russian River Coho Fry Killed By Emergency Water Diversions

Length Of 82 Out Of 88 Swiss Glaciers Measured 2007-2008 Shrank - 290 Meters In Worst Case

Inexpensive electric cars planned to compete with GM & Tesla

Radical Italian Plan Confronts Obesity, Global Warming By (Gasp!) Having Kids Walk To School

BMW builds the world's most powerful SUV (555 horsepower)

Vanity Fair Bags "Green Issue" - Claims No Further Need For Dedicated May Edition

Pulling The Plug On Oil (Steven Chu, Newsweek)

Collapse Psychosis - Carolyn Baker

Obama's Nuclear Speech: Required Reading (From the Harvard Belfer Center)

Oregon Legislature Debating Five Different Bills Limiting Corn Ethanol & Mandates - NYT

Wilkins broke off

IMPORTANT: Sign-on Letter for Summit of the Americas

Cuba-Message from the Jose Marti Young Pioneers on 48th Anniv: "Time to Stand Tall"

VENEZUELA VP: "Better Off Without DEA"

John Maxwell (Jamaica Observer): Haiti - "The Audacity of Hopelessness"

INCA KOLA NEWS: Evo's Bolivia Combatting Narcos Better Than DEA Ever Did

Cuban 5 Visa Request, Letter to Obama, Petition Delivered to US Interests Section in Havana

Fund for Reconciliation and Development: Press Accounts on Cuba Travel Incomplete and Contradictory

FIDEL: WHY IS CUBA BEING EXCLUDED?

Just wishin' the Spartans had another Big Least team to spank.

Opening day ticket in Baltimore

Yankees Start Season as Favorite After $424 Million Player Spending Spree

The JR Chess Report (April 4): 4-way tie concludes Reykjavik Open; Russ Team Championships Begin

Women's NCAA Final Four

Photos of the Iditarod sled dog race.

Hope Springs Eternal

Today in labor history Apr 05 US longest labor dispute continues in 1954 lasted 30 years (Kohler)

WIN Interview: Warehouse Workers United’s Daniel Medress On The Effort To Organize 100,000 in Ca

Moyers Highlights Jobs with Justice Organizer, Employee Free Choice

Union employees open to concessions, but demand management cuts as well. (Boston Globe workers)

ALL PA Residents Urge Sen. Specter to support Free Choice Act

Charter Schools Move Towards Creating First Union (Chicago)

American Air Union Steps Up Pay Battle Against CEO

Blumner: Do these dark times mean a renaissance for labor?

NYT: Economy Slumps, but It’s a Bull Market for Protesters

U.S. May Lose More Jobs After Unemployment Hits 8.5%

Guest essay: EFCA will restore a forsaken middle class in U.S.

U.S. shifts focus to stop employers intentionally seeking illegal labor

Obscure labor-law complaint exposes unrest at Chipola College

Rhode Island First Student Workers Choose Teamsters Union

Book organizers want to join Teamsters

Better Wages, Benefits Will Come With Free Choice Act

Celebrating Cesar Chavez

UFW-supported bill would give new option for farmworkers to unionize

Duke Energy, IBEW reach tentative deal

Audit Faults Payment of $681,379 to OSHA Consultant (violated Federal law & regulations)

Recession outlasts even extended jobless benefits

UFCW Local 555 Files Unfair Labor Practice Charge Against Kroger Company

What's 'broadband'? Billions in stimulus funds are at stake

NYT: In America, Labor Has an Unusually Long Fuse

Six gay men shot to death in Iraq by tribe members

Vermont needs your help! Contact these representatives! [ Cross-post from GD]

Will Iowans Uphold Gay Marriage?

Vaccines aren't just for children.

Sleep May Help Clear Brain For New Learning

Something is Rotten at PBS

It would appear my mom is in the early stages of dementia.

Israeli court rejects Palestinian petition to save Jerusalem land from settlers

Boy in critical condition after shot in head by Israeli troops

U.S. envoy: Arab peace initiative will be part of Obama policy

Who’s The Boss? - By Uri Avnery

Netanyahu to destroy Israels chance at peace.

Abbas lays down terms for peace talks with Netanyahu

U.S. envoy: Arab peace initiative will be part of Obama policy

Israeli military patrols storm Tulkarem 'to buy a hookah'

Israeli settlers take over house in Jerusalem's Old City

'US OK With UK's Overture To Hizbullah'

Arab professor 'kicked out of eatery over bartender's racist T-shirt'

Gazan doctor nominated for Nobel

Doctors to reopen Yasser Arafat death investigation

Obama’s Ersatz Capitalism

U.S. aims to help firms sidestep bailout rules

New Tactics in an Old War: Vanishing the Social Security Surplus

Estimated US taxpayer cost for bailout jumps

It Really Is All Greenspan's Fault

Fannie, Freddie Quietly Lift Moratorium on Foreclosures

Failure Rate Rises on Mortgages Revised in Late 2008, U.S. Says

Recession outlasts even extended jobless benefits

The Jobs Solution to the Economic Crisis by Senator Donald Riegle (D-Michigan) & Leo Hindery Jr.

Disney eliminates about 1,900 jobs at its domestic theme parks

Why Creditors MUST Suffer Also

How are we going to regulate Hedge Funds with this going on?

Geithner Grows A Spine!

Come on MSM tell us something we don't already know

Texas Billionaire Andy Beal: Half The Country's Banks Could Go Bust

US watchdog calls for bank executives to be sacked

oops

Competent Alternative Staff For Treasury

“Our System Became A Ponzi Scheme”

Did the Oil Price Boom of 2008 Cause the Recession?

Father kills 5 children and commits suicide

Is there a way to keep guns out of the hands of gangs without

Poplawski was a hero.

The right to bear arms

Our Debt Problem, Explained

Pittsburgh Cop shooter had a PFA (restraining) order - but it expired.

Do you believe stricter gun control would have prevented the recent rash of shootings?

Do you believe stricter gun control would have prevented the recent rash of shootings?

If you haven't already read DC vs Heller, you really need to

Obama and Gun Bans...

Gun control - Should no longer be considered a "side burner issue"

Pittsburgh Cop shooter stood over fallen cop - pumped more lead into him.

Peak Oil, Catastrophic Global Warming, and other apocalyptic scenarios

Why did Congress let the Assault gun bill lapse?

In the This-Will-End-Badly Dept.: "Dealers: Assault rifle sales up; long waiting list for handguns"

FAUX news will tone down their 'THEY will take away YOUR guns rhetoric'.

Cenk Uygur: Have We Reached the Tipping Point on Guns?

When did the lie that Obama was going to take guns away start and who started it?

"I will not ban your booze."

Do you think ownership of AK-47s should be illegal?

Do you believe that any attempt by Obama to control guns will cause us to lose our majority?

Is this an example of the publics desire for more gun control

"Easy access to guns"- The new gun grabbers talking point?

Montana Poised to Buck Federal Gun Control

Memorial for slain family grows

They also support making the expired federal Assault Weapons Ban permanent.

Art Wolfe's second season of "Travels to The Edge" on PBS begins tonight,

My Nome photo gallery is up.

What color is your mountain?

MichaelHarris just won a photo award.

For anyone wanting to see some pics tonight, here are some pics.

The Stars This Week: "Take Your Time" - April 6 - April 12, 2009

Alzheimers

Jupiter/Neptune/Chiron Conjunction In Aquarius Coming Soon

My encounter with birds, I love Birds

They are shooting at us again! (from far, far away...)

New cosmic map reveals colossal structures

How Low Can It Go? Sun Plunges into the Quietest Solar Minimum in a Century

Does the Biblical story of Cain and Abel prove

Less people believe in some imaginary all knowing being who lives in the clouds

Betty Bowers Explains Prayer to Everyone Else:

The Religious Right: Is Their Power Waning?

'Personhood' bill defeated in North Dakota Senate

If you can't scare kids into being good for parental presents said to be from Santa,

Knights Templar hid the Shroud of Turin, says Vatican

Pillsbury Bakeoff

Chocolate Strawberry Jam

As a joke, for Christmas, I bought my wife a veg-o-matic

What's for dinner ~ Sunday ~ April the 5th Edition

Ruh-Roh Shaggy.... Scientists find active 'super-thermite' in WTC dust.

Scientists find active 'super-thermite' in WTC dust

Scientists find active 'super-thermite' in WTC dust

Active Thermite Found In WTC, etc.

The Raw Story: Scientists find active 'super-thermite' in WTC dust

Flight 93-- to burn or not to burn?

Gary Gaines (the Friday Night Lights coach) is coming back to Odessa-Permian

Groan - "Guess Who" is Speaking @ a Texas University?

Doctor Who boss Russell T Davies reveals talk of Star Trek crossover

Condi Comforts Suicidal Bush (The Globe says it's true)

Kings

Passchendaele wins big at politically charged Genie Awards

Conservative caucus roils over Brian Mulroney

HTML/Framer virus?

I need some help with an ogm file

Has anyone heard of Spyware Protect 2009?

IE addon for Firefox!?

How much Flight 93 debris was found under the ground (in the crater) versus above ground???

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