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Archives: May 1, 2009

Specter, SCOTUS and WTF

U.S. Bank Stress Test Results Delayed as Conclusions Debated




I'm concerned that VP Biden didn't tell people to go out shopping!


Japan donates $4 million to Khmer Rouge tribunal

Cheney's painful war for torture-Nothing short of a fullscale investigation can cauterize this wound

Readying between the lines on news stories

Who would you MOST like to see prosecuted? (Pick one)

lead story on CNN: U.S. professor disappears during Japan volcano hike

Was travel to Mexico down already due to violence?

Per Condi, she has no more responsibility than the UPS guy -"I conveyed the authorization"

The general aims of the GOP, and their impact on a democratic republic....

Some folks do have a sense of humor

To the Sen Spector haters

OFFICIAL: SWINE INFLUENZA Info and Updates thread (post them here please) 5/1 - MAYDAY indeed!

You could have had the swine flu and didn't even know that's what it was?

Plea deal sought in puppy torture

New Prison May Have To Be Built, Gates Says (Washington Digest / WaPo)

Dr. Doom Nouriel Roubini thinks we are in a U, not the L-shaped near depression

Jewelry vault manager smuggles out $12M in her purse over 6 year period

The troops hate Obama

Happy LAW DAY!!

Incoming new justice! Souter retiring!!

Ex-Congressman (Chris Shays-CT) Says Campaign Manager Embezzled Funds

Ted Rall: Letting Bush & Co. off confirms 2 systems of justice

I know its May, but you wanna see something scarey??

I thought Jebus loved Liberty University

CNN Mama in the morning now .... Steph on the T.V. Machine

Court nominee will be a no brainier

This is the 6th year anniversary of our victory in Iraq! MISSION ACCOMPLISHED!

Justice Bill Clinton? Justice Howard Dean?

Fucktard Republican senators chime in on "Up-or-Down Votes" for presidential nominees

Who the hell is Les Gelb and was he just on my TV?

A Silver Lining Appears--I don't know about you, but I was lying awake nights worrying

Cass Sunstein from U of Chicago for SCOTUS

4th Annual OFFICIAL MAY DAY Thread (“This is the time to fertilize your dreams with action!")

Queen fan pays thousands for lesson from May

Judge orders driver to lay flowers yearly at scene of fatal wreck

Souter Has Impeccable Timing

H1N1 Virus Vector detected!

Specter's Defection Hurts Republicans Again

Hispanic Caucus Furious, Demands Apology Over Boehner Web Vid

Conservative talker suspended after blaming swine flu on the ‘millions of leeches’ from Mexico.

A great place to buy custom clothing made in the USA

Banning same-sex marriage will help the cause of equality...

CYBERWAR -- Iranians and Others Outwit Net Censors

Bitter outcome of UAW sabotage of 2008 strike: Detroit American Axle plant to close

Hedge Funds Irate Over Presidental Truth-telling

What comes next: Filling a Supreme Court vacancy

Greenspan wants more H-1Bs or else US workers become "privileged elite"

Can swine flu be spread via the Internet?


Jennifer Granholm for Supreme Court?

Company Warned Officials of flu 18 Days Before Alert Was Issued

Catholic schools teach 12 year olds about abortion.

Gates: Military Strike On Iran Will Not Work

Wisconsin To Begin Retroactive Voter Checks

They succeeded in reducing the reported level of inflation, which reduced cost-of-living adjustments

2012 Republican National Convention

Winnie the Pooh: On The Swine Flu...

What is it with the right wing and the "It will protect bestiality" argument?

CNN is pathetic. "Sarah Palin is twittering, we'll tell you who shes following after the break"

Torture and the Media

Start the Groundswell Now; DUer D.G. for the U.S. Supreme Court

John LANDIS gave LIMBOsevic the loud razz and walked out, hear-HEAR!1

Souter known as low-key, fierce defender of individual rights

Gingrich insult rankles RNC members

Prosecutors to Drop Charges Against Two Former AIPAC Lobbyists

My Best Friend From High School is Trying to Become a Daddy!

Crazy GA Politicos - Real nut job

Happy May Day!

Our neighboring small town has a "probable" case of swine flu

Swine Flu Rhetoric Part of Broader Anti-Immigration Strategy

Workers of the World Unite

Morning Joe Summary for MAY DAY!

Righties take a nose dive into crazy country: "Let's attack a teenager for saying Jesus loves you!!"

I think I love the Netherlands.... The guy almost hit the "Royal Bus". .

'Do you feel safer now?' - call Boehner or Hoekstra and tell them.

The Right goes insane, By Mark Morford

Arizona BBQ joint sees 40% drop in pulled pork sales due to swine flu fears

Specter Defection Creating Logjam In Democratic Caucus

Something to make the Right Screech and wail... Janet Reno for Supreme Court

On GOP Rebranding and Hate Talk Radio

The CIA's $1,000 a Day Specialists on Waterboarding, Interrogations

Dutch queen escapes as driver crashes into crowd, killing four

Dutch queen escapes as driver crashes into crowd, killing four

Republicans must be really stupid?

U.S. soldiers sue over garbage 'burn pits'

40 years after of it's enduring mysteries is explained...

Air Pollution Endangers Lives of Six in 10 Americans

Air Pollution Endangers Lives of Six in 10 Americans

Amid swine flu outbreak, racism goes viral

CDC testing 8 possible swine flu cases in Florida including 1 in Orange County (Orlando)

Democrats had a chance and failed to help Americans: banksters won!

Democrats had a chance and failed to help Americans: banksters won!

cute last month?

The Derrick Next Door: Suburb Explores a Crude Solution to Its Budget Woes

Obama wants weapons-buying bill by Memorial Day

HuffPo Twitter: Biden is in charge of finding SCOTUS nominees

Glenn Greenwald: Ronald Reagan: vengeful, score-settling, Hard Left ideologue

Tens Of Thousands Expected For May Day Immigration Rally In LA

NEWS ALERT!!!! CDC Issues Warning

Some more toons

Who's the First Lady When the President's a Polygamist?

Experts Warn Internet Is Running Out of Bandwidth

The Rude Pundit: Friday Fun Quotes (Texas "Education" Edition)

OMG! Miss California got breast implants? Paid for by pageant?

FDA warning on Hydroxycut

Nominate Elizabeth de la Vega to SCOTUS!

Spanish court opens investigation of Guantánamo torture allegations

LDS lawyers, psychologists had a hand in torture policies

LDS lawyers, psychologists had a hand in torture policies

GOP's '100 Days' YouTube Video. Gotta see this!

Warden Message - Update on Flu Outbreak (US Embassy), enhanced health checks leaving mexico

Court: Alleged Nazi Guard Can Be Deported

If the US doesn't prosecute torturers

May Day present for the bankster whore Democrats. Thanks for nothing!

Susan Boyle to get breast implants!!

Susan Boyle to get breast implants!!

Proposed new plate for FLA: The Hell on Earth Plate

800 on the SAT's

A fart in a windstorm is pretty harmless. A fart in a closet is far worse.

Supreme Court idiocy..

Who on here is proud to be a liberal and a Democrat?

"Faith based intelligence gathering" is the cornerstone of neoconservatism

Let's get Superior Court Judge Edward Bullard to hear the torture trials

"Church Going Americans More Likely To Support Torture"

Do we really have to lower ourselves to the Manila government?

a ruling he would investigate both those who carried out torture and those who ordered or cooperated

Brian Brown being eaten alive on MSNBC

Tonight On Real Time With Bill Maher

Jay Severin, big-mouthed bigot, suspended from Boston WXTK 96.9

Specter Opposed Confirmation of Elena Kagan, Potential Obama Supreme Court Nominee

8000 pound gorilla everyone is forgetting about..

Does a Judicial Nominee Need at Least One Repuke to Get Out of Committee?

Did you know about this Torture waterboarding demonstration at the Spanish Consulate?

Should Obama have stayed out of the Swine Flu Pandemic Situation?

Happy May day ...

Happy May day ...

tell your senator to vote for credit reform

Winnie the Pooh and Swine Flu

The unofficial HAPPY MAY DAY! thread!

Umm look familiar to anyone?

Obama says Swine Flu May run course like "ordinary flus" BREAKING NEWS!

So tomorrow at my College there will be roughly 10-20,000 Drunk Students jam-packed on two blocks.

Senator Michael Bennet is coming to town! What should I ask him?

Taxpayers to get rude surprise

Tea Party set for this Friday (Michigan): 'Joe the Plumber' amongst expected crowd

ABC News: Declassified Memos Contradict 2007 ABC News Interview with John Kiriakou

Something Jews and Muslims in America can Agree on: They Like Obama

Hatch has already commenced caterwauling about "activist judges"

Elizabeth Edwards scheduled to appear on Oprah May 7th--day before memoir published

Rick Warren To Address Anti-Gay, "Jewish" Breakaway Anglicans. Again.

Maine Senate approves marriage equality bill.

Obama's in the Briefing Room talking to the press about Souter

When will Obama release the additional torture pictures?

stupid question....

Dear Pres. Obama, when picking your Justice, remember the R's will vote NO

Swine Flu Apparel

OMG! Souter announces resignation to distract people from the H1N1 flu!

Amid swine flu outbreak, racism goes viral

or, you can have the engine I have here, the diesel

Obama should appoint himself to the Supreme Court...

"Fix It Again, Tony"

Breaking: United Flight from Germany diverts to Boston due to a passenger sneezing

Kenyan Women Urge Sex Strike

Jesus testifies at Congressional Hearing - OKs torture

Anybody Know Who The Next To Retire *Conservative* SCOTUS Justices Are?

Theres a new flu out.

Obama should pick Cheney for the Supreme Court

President Obama should interview Kyle B. Haskins for the Supreme Ct.

Man who lost his job killed five in an attempted attack on the Dutch Royal Family

Eight days of silence since Hannity volunteered to be waterboarded: Is he chickening out?

Justice William Jefferson Clinton Anyone?

Windows 7: Everything that Vista Wasn't...

We're All Very Bad People...

Waiting for the Gaffe.

NASA to begin layoffs as shuttle retirement nears

"The current Supreme Court is a liberal, judicial activist court!!!!1"

Reactionary, Hateful, Christian Radio Attacking Obama with Lies.

If the person doesn't have the title Federal Appeals Court Judge I doubt they are on the list

New York Teenager Had 'Her Mind Set' on Myrtle Beach Spring Break

Pres Obama, IF Repubs Don't Scream Bloody Murder at Your SCOTUS Nominee, Something is WRONG...

When an authoritarian structure breaks down it isn't pretty.

Greenwald: Ronald Reagan: vengeful, score-settling, Hard Left ideologue

My City Keeps me updated :) - now I can go cut the grass

Shorter Souter Screeching LOL

Judge reaffirms: electrocution case against KBR will proceed

Lesbian chosen as UK poet laureate

Wasn't jay Sevarin, the suspended Boston RW talker, once an msnbc regular guest?

So Some Dem Senators Who Voted Against The Bankruptcy Bill Don't Like The Breaking Of Contracts

Will someone please caption this photo? Virginia Foxx in all her FAILED glory

Two Confirmed Swine Flu Cases in Florida

Froomkin destroys Krauthammer

Senate warns of threats to free press around the world

K&R if you think it's time to let Israel/Palestine issues be discussed in General Discussion

Bybee refuses to respond to Leahy’s testimony invitation.

Friday TOON Roundup part 2

New Homeland Security memo lists black power, shaved-head Doc Marten wearers ‘extremist threats’

Charles Krauthammer is a disgusting human being

CEO of Wal-Mart found on Arkansas Anti-Gay petition

Contractors paid $1,000 a day to supervise, design torture program

McConnell Makes Another Move Against Bunning-- Mayhem In Kentucky Republican Party Politics

Human Rights - Respect others - respect individuality.

Tom Geoghegan for SCOTUS!

At least 21% of the electorate is made up of complete fucking idiots: Meet one

Take the Money and Run

SURPRISE: Obama just took over Robert Gibbs' White House Briefing.

WaPost Doesn’t Call Waterboarding ‘Torture’ Because ‘The Bush Administration Would Dispute That’

So who should replace Justice David Souter on the Supremos? LINK TO POLL...

OK Jim-Rob REALLY MEANS IT THIS TIME! FR bags on Mittens.

Sestak is on Tweety now

David Vitter blocks nomination of Fugate to FEMA.

In California, Cases Suggest Border Origin

I want my next SC justice to legislate from the bench!

Reid backs down, now says Specter’s seniority will depend on Dem 'pals'

Fascinating: Today's House Energy Hearing On Cyber Security

Severin taken off the air in Boston

Enuf Flu Crap!-Important Question-Bill Maher 2nite?

Caption this photo:

National Acadamies of Science books set "Pandemic Influenza Special Collection"

Farmers fear pigs may get "swine" flu from people

Farmers fear pigs may get "swine" flu from people

What's a DINO ?

My Perfect Choice To Replace Souter

Judge Chamberlain Holler for SCOTUS

GA student sent home for wearing surgical mask to school (to avoid swine flu)

Elite Athletes or Extreme Exercisers and Disease

It is time for a new definition of "foxx"

Mexico May 1, 2009 In pictures: May Day protests

Here's a Shock: Cop Sues Taser Over Stun-Gun Safety

Here's a Shock: Cop Sues Taser Over Stun-Gun Safety

Quote Of The Day (Anonymous):

When will Focus on the Family and Family Research Council hold the next Justice Sunday event ?

Boo. Hoo. Exxon Mobile profit down 66% in first quarter.

Video shows bus driver texting right before crash.

CNN: Churchgoers more likely to back torture, survey finds

Riot police working overtime as unions & anarchists link arms for May Day 1/2 mil in Germany

(Not the least bit suspicious) U.S. to Drop Spy Case Against Pro-Israel Lobbyists

(Not the least bit suspicious) U.S. to Drop Spy Case Against Pro-Israel Lobbyists

All commercial turtle harvesting may be banned in Florida

I have much more respect for ......

happy Labor Day, brothers and sisters!

National Review: Souter's Replacement Will Be Conservatives' Worst Nightmare

Duke’s (Energy) odd ‘zero tolerance’ for illegal activity

Abu Ghraib Guards Say Memos Show They Were Scapegoats

Bernie Sanders just smacked down a 9/11 conspiracy guy live on Thom Hartmann.

DNA study settles another pre-history human ancestry mystery

Washington Times (Moonie cult paper) makes bizarre "semen" joke about John Kerry

Russian squads 'pulverize' chechens

Do not pick this woman for the

Michael Vick in Talks to Become PETA Spokesman

Michael Moore On Bernie Madoff In The 2009 TIME 100

Guests on 'Real Time' tonight...

Guests on 'Real Time' tonight...

Doth Smithfield Protest Too Much? Swine Flu Brings Focus to Factory Farm Practices

Saw a Freeper-type bumper sticker on my lunch hour today.

My Supreme C Pick -Charles D. Swift

Thom Hartman's Mom Passed Away Yesterday

First Lady Michelle Obama steps out in Lanvin sneakers and they're only $540

A Chrysler Bankruptcy Won't Be Quick (Analysis by Harvard Bankruptcy Atty)

A Chrysler Bankruptcy Won't Be Quick (Analysis by Harvard Bankruptcy Atty)

I think Granholm will be the SCOTUS nominee...

Mom says Patriot Act stripped son of due process

my preference for a new Supreme Court Justice

Friday Evening Failed Bank List

Petraeus wants "wartime" control over funds appropriated for Pakistan

Rec if you support Elizabeth Edwards 110% like I do!

The Great Bank Robbery of 2009

In case anyone doesn't already know, Randi Rhodes has signed with Premiere

Look who were the only news sources to covered the anti-torture rally in Washington

The Goposaur

Capitol Power Plant to stop use of coal

I Think Jay Severin's Off The Air For Good In Boston!

I offer myself as a Supreme Court Nominee

A funny piece I read about the Reagan/Miller exchange on CNN this am

Glenn Beck - Laughing all the way to the bank

Glenn Beck - Laughing all the way to the bank

Hydroxicut recalled. If you are taking it, stop taking it right away!!

Whenever I see a total asshole in elected office, I have to blame the total assholes who ...........

Hong Kong 'flu' hotel sealed off with 300 people - WTF!!

Africans give $400m to Zimbabwe (BBC)

barney frank and fareed zakaria on real time with bill maher tonight

Radio Giant Faces Crisis in Cash Flow

[Streaming Video] Real Time With Bill Maher

When PR Meets Crazytown: Michael Vick - PETA's New Spokesperson (No.. Hell hasn't frozen over.)

Anti-abortion activist arrested at Notre Dame

Evan Bayh's central role on behalf of the bankers in blocking legislation

8-year-old Saudi girl divorces 50-year-old husband

I hope Obama picks a gay judge/lawyer for the SCOTUS position....

I hope Obama picks a gay judge/lawyer for the SCOTUS position....

TX Senate Passes Forced Ultrasound Bill

I would like to personally thank President Obama!

Glenn Beck Scares Me (New Song and video)

Democracy Now: Historian Alfred McCoy

Helen Thomas - Obama's pretty good start

A Must watch- Movie/Documentary about GM foods and Monsanto

You all know, of course, that this was Spector's **second** party switch, right?

Can We Get Any Congress Person To Enforce The Law?

Can We Get Any Congress Person To Enforce The Law?

Planes and spread of germs

They died by the Thousands

San Diego Unified closes 2 school for 14 days for H1N1

Is there a video of Foxx's "apology"

Reading about the racist backlash the H1N1 flu scare is causing depresses me.

We had a Tornado Warning here today (Columbus, Ohio) - Was in the path of it's track

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF!!

Don't these clowns have anything better to do?

A Prompt and Impartial Investigation (torture)

Fantastic photo - this looks like art to me

Blanche Lincoln and Mark Pryor,, SOLD the working people of

? 62% of Americans do not want the Torture Crimes to be investigated.

Ben Nelson (D/R) NE plans to vote against public health care.

A serious question asked overly simply

The GOP Stand Up Comedy Tour

Excercise, social life and meditation (3 big pictures)

Bank Lending Keeps Dropping (WSJ)

Friday TOON Roundup part 1

Survey: White evangelicals more likely to support torture

A question about Obama's selection process....

'Symptom: swine flu. Diagnosis: industrial agriculture?' From the blogger who first made the conne

Has CNN 'dumbed down' the news?

Let's Help Obama End Credit Card Ripoffs TODAY

Now that eyes are turning to Factory Pork Farms, watch the Swine Flu story die....

Leaky pipes at Indian Point 2. Clean, green and safe nuclear power, ladies and gentlemen.

Why do smart people listen to dumb commentators?

Why do smart people listen to dumb commentators?

Flu has sole U.S. surgical mask producer scrambling (CNN)

I want the new supreme court justice to be a gay black woman

I want the new supreme court justice to be a gay black woman

What about Dennis Kucinich for the SCOTUS position?

Friday TOON Roundup 3

Arianna: Why Are Bankers Still Being Treated As Beltway Royalty?

In today's WTF news: Orlando Talk Radio Personality shoots

We're Likely To Hear A Lot Of This...

Will Karl Rove EVER appear before the Congressional Committee he was subpoenaed by?

Do you work for a living?

Jonathan Turley would be an excellent choice to fill Souter's seat on SCOTUS...

What the president really said... I hate people who selectively hear what they want

CEO Pope (Smithfeild corp) discusses Pig operation in Mexico on TV

"Fiat has a reputation for making unreliable rust buckets"

"Fiat has a reputation for making unreliable rust buckets"

How many DUers have been banned, then re-instated?

Swine Flu? A Panic Stoked in Order to Posture and Spend

Florida Republican Legislature leaves a record of failure

Florida Republican Legislature leaves a record of failure

What do Obama’s First 100 Days Mean to Common Afghans?

What do Obama’s First 100 Days Mean to Common Afghans?

Any recent figures on how much in interest payments/year the U.S. makes to foreign creditors?

Lee Wexler Conyers Bill to Investigate Bush Admin. has been filed.

Question for some scientists about Baxter Pharmaceutical. 18 countries get contaminated flu shots

Mormons played key role in Bush torture policy

Friendly fire: the untold story of the U.S. bombing that killed four Canadian soldiers in Afghanista...

"We've begun to end the war in Iraq."

Is being called an asshole funny?

Suicide Spreads as One Solution to the Debt Crisis

Simple Question That I Am Having a Hard time Getting An Answer To:

Quick--What would be a good flick on Afghanistan--one to educate the public?

Must read this unbelievable! - Time Magazine 100 Most Influential Leaders Paul Kagame By Rick Warren

Hate Crimes Legislation/Joe Donnelly reply to my email.

The Republicans seem to have officially adopted a Small Tent theory

Attn Costco members - Aug 11, 2009 deadline to opt out of Class Action

The Chrysler deal sucks, for the workers & the retirees. It's not "ownership".

Vintage Sexism: I'm Glad I'm a Boy! I'm Glad I'm a Girl!

Most important news story of the week (ending May 1, 2009)

Angela Merkel appears in a lingerie ad

Texas moran tries to inject Christian Bible into social studies!

Keith Olberman's Ratings vs Bill O'Reillys

All-time favorite Supreme Court Justice that would never be nominated in this day and age?

The Purell is flying off the shelves


Should the Supremes be appointed for life? How about 10 years?

College Humor: Flame war.

Help me out

"Sexting": Are Nude/Semi-Nude Photos Sent From One Teen To Another Kiddie Porn?

"Passage" through humans can lead to higher virulence in new flu strains.

VA: 5th HIV case linked to unsterile equipment

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. - Join Me In Stopping Mountaintop Removal

David Shuster gets into shouting match with homophobic asshole from 'hetero marriage only' group

When the Allied Forces Liberated the Concentration Camps, German Citizens Were Forced

Smoe facts about John Ellis Bush (Jeb) and his National Council for a New America

Alabama Man Sleeps With Gun, Shoots Himself

Virginia Foxx is an old ugly hag who will rot in hell: Look at her voting record..

UAW Says Won't Control Chrysler

This Story About Keith Olberman Was Just Emailed to me. Thoughts?

Dear Orrin Hatch, you stupid motherfucker, no one - NO ONE - is "pro-abortion"

So there I was watching TV.....

Banker: 'What'd I Do Wrong, Officer?' Cop: 'You've Got Algae in the Pool, Sir'

Chelsea Clinton's Vineyard Wedding

*** DUzy Awards for week ending May 1, 2009 ***

My guesses on who Obama will nominate to the SC

OMG...have you ever heard of Mark Levin? (radio talk show host)

I wonder if part of the reason why car sales are at 30 year lows is because they last longer.

Miley Cyrus said what?

I will NEVER forget,... Backs Down on Repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell

ACLU Director Favors Prosecution, Not Impeachment, Not Committee Hearings

Harrison Ford is the Charlton Heston for AOPA. AOPA now headed by winger. Fear Obama mailing

THROW THE BUMS OUT - ALL OF THEM - Senate Millionaires Kill Mortgage Assistance for Citizens

Jury duty - "I would rather count the wrinkles on my dog's balls"

Food Bank Friday! May 1, 2009!

A few questions for Christian fundamentalist wingnuts

Mexico Senate OKs bill to legalize drug possesion

Torturing for America

one for the grammar nazis

Spread the word: Ben Nelson in the pocket of the insurance companeis

Joe Sestak will run against Spector

OFFICIAL H1N1 flu updates for May Day thread

EARTHQUAKE! SoCal ... stand by for details ... (LINK ADDED)

Bill Moyers tonight -US Torture and Consequences? Bruce Fein and Mark Danner

Bain Capital


Arlington VA in a perfect example of nanny-statism

Women have come how far now?

Obama Smile v. Bush Smirk & Cheney Snarl

The marriage name game

A budget cure: Marijuana taxes?

94 Men-Never Identified-Guilty Without A Trial-Tortured & Disappeared-Obama MUST Prosecute.

What's the most expensive pair of shoes you've ever had?

China Has 'Canceled US Credit Card': Lawmaker



CDC Update: ‘Elephant Flu’ Remains Potential Threat

Poetic Justice Al Gore. Ironic Justice Al Gore.

Captain once held by pirates urges military protection, armed crews

I've made the big time on FreeRepublic

What's priming the resurgence of the Ayn Rand crap now?

Troxler: Jesus is to be mass-produced, imprinted on metal, given a reflective coat, sold for money.

How about a NON-LAWYER, NON-JUDGE for the Supreme Court?

Tooooooo Cute!

Good Samaritan or crazy-ass idiot?

Are you like me re: deleted posts in your threads?

****** DU May 2009 T-Shirt Slogan Contest: And The Winners Are... ******

A song for spring and birdlovers j/k

Bat Shit Crazy Should Have Been My Screen Name Here

I didn't feel like smiling tonight...

Happy may 1st

What ya drinkin' tonight?

Happy Beltane

Happy Beltane


Unraveling the Criminal Torture Conspiracy

Brilliant movies that leave you cold?

Woman claims her father was the Zodiac Killer.

In 2005 I discovered that I had been afflicted with a horrible parasite

~~**Easy blood draw vibes please**~~

i'm bored and can't sleep

How good a typer are you?

Too funny- John Cleese appearing in a cameo in Doctor Who

Nation Dumbfounded As To Why Little-Leaguer's Favorite Player Is Chipper Jones

Touch Typing Test

I am up, who else is?

Cat in a box

Is it ok to call Dudes female?

In the spirit of PNAC!!! post a song about ending the world!


Single vs. Engaged vs. MARRIED!!

NASA Simulator Prepares Astronauts For Rigors of an Interview With Larry King

i lost track...who currently has the most posts on DU?

God is an Astronaut - Fall From the Stars

Ja tvoi sluga,

Anybody have flu related school closures near them?

how bout i bring my fuckin tools and start work tomorrow

Is a 29-inch suitcase too big?

Please call HBO and tell the to stop running "Grey Gardens" all the time...

Yes with Special Guest Asia Concert - isn't that pretty much seeing Yes twice in one night

I heard there's been some drama in teh loungez lately...



Johnny Cash on Seasame Street: Don't Take Your Ones to Town, Bird

Worst-Slide Story


I don't get it -- you'd think the sky was falling in GD due to pig flu

I'm at work and was unable to stop hysterically laughing when I saw this

Fair Play for Cuba

What did you think of the movie "Seven Pounds"?

Hey, I've finally reached 500 !!!

This economy sucks.......

" MIGHT be a Republican." Fun blog entry...

Happy May Day everyone!

how do you win the internet?, based in Panama

ROFL- "Celebration"

i hate birds


I opened for these guys last night

Most of the people in my family are not related to me

I just blew by my 280th post.

Can I have some hugs?

Caption this pic.

Just throwing this out there

Oh Great! It's supposed to rain all weekend

Here's an odd name for a watch selling website:

Arsenal: Love 'em or leave 'em?

Whooo boy! I pissed off my freeper Mother..

The Romans had to close the Coliseum

"I Have a Bad Case of Diarrhea" (NOT really about a bodily function)

Out of the maws of death!

Steamed red hot on a steamed bun, with mustard, relish, and sauerkraut

I blew right past my 17,000th post

Hey everybody:

the only thing i care about with the Extreme Court justice

Just overheard from the Business Department...

Question about Megabus.

Saw a Freeper-type bumper sticker on my lunch hour.


can i bring any of you to ed lipschitz?

If you were on the Judicary Committee - what questions would you ask Obama's appointee to the SCOTUS

Really interesting link - do you have unclaimed money sitting out there?

Acute Bronchitis is what I have.

Help me pick the music I will use to wake the neighbors this morning...

on my way to see X-MEN Origins

Fun with old posts.....

I think I got punked!

WARNING! This video is really really bad. Viewer discretion is advised (NHL, Don Cherry)

Stress management that actually works!

they finally found the resting place of Everett Ruess.

I've always said we would have a black President when pigs fly.

What do these three celebrity judges have in common?

Do you support Nuclear Spicy hot wings?

Please post cute pictures or pictures of morans.

Note to self: coworkers don't like it when you refer to them as "snivelling nematodes".

I don't like it when people talk to me in the bedroom

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Wed 5/1/2009)

Happy Friday!

Hooray, hooray, it's the 1st of May...


The tornado sirens just started going off in Columbus.

Anyone ever buy a TV from a Pawn Shop?

My Review of "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" (No Spoilers)

Why didn't anybody tell me William Shatner had an interview show?

I don't like it when my other voices talk to me.

Who are the best con artists in film and/or literature?

Well thats just fucking great.

Which fact are you more surprised of?

4 UMC employees fired over 'inappropriate' photo of patient

I'm a pig yesterday and today and always and went out in public today

My 24" iMac now has a 15.4" brother. He's named Freddie...

DON'T call me "Miss" Bertha! God!

I don't like when people talk to me in the bathroom

Watched the South Park "Biggest Douche In The Universe" episode last night. Who would you vote for?

Swine Flu vs. Chuck Norris

I took a typing test today. 644 words per minute.

How are you productivity improving computer?

DUzy Awards for the week are up on GD:

An idea whose time has come: MEAT PINATAS!

I don't care what anyone says. I love Charlie Harper and his ridiculously funny show.

Why aren't there more threads about Enya?

MrScorpio's Friday Night Video Extravaganza

Cat sneak attack in 3... 2... 1...

Swine flu vs Winnie the Pooh

Post a friday night,the week-end is here tune.

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 5/1/09

Best Power Ballad Ever

Does your state have tornado sirens?

Psst. Lounge? Wanna know a secret?

The Five Worst Tweets Ever

Sometimes, you just can't beat a really simple lunch.

"You're turning into your father"


The St. Louis Cardinals

You like sake?

So no actual flu test for me....

I'm The Operator With My Pocket Calculator

Why am I so afraid to see my father tomorrow? It's the last time I'll see him for

What's for dinner tonight, DU?

Driving my Cosmic Car

Driving my Cosmic Car


Dog catches bus ... and escapes coyotes

Under what circumstance(s) is it ok for a guy to wear a professional sports jersey

*** Screw thread ****. {pic}

If Fox Mulder ever showed up at my home, I'd automatically move, change job,

We are Mafia

Seattle DU'ers: You are SOOOOO lucky to have Elysian Brewery there!!!

Cute thing a child in your life has said. My brother got diagnosed with

HAHAHA! Proof that conservatives really DON'T get Stephen Colbert..

When Bruce Banner changes into The Hulk...

Art Van Furniture Shoppers

Free The Marijuana

666 Mark Of The Beast Apocalyptic End Of Days UPDATE: Creed reunites for album & tour

Bruce Campbell enthusiasts: have you seen "My Name Is Bruce" yet? If so, did you enjoy it?

Ravi Shankar pt. 1

Da Brooons win!

Don't you wish your girlfriend was hot like...

Irie Warrior

The chicken cutlet bosom?

Have you ever been at a concert that was released as a live album? (In whole or in part)

Sorrows Go

Sure is boring in here without any tension.

Weekend Plans?

I can't keep Bella well for anything!! Damn daycare! Now she has

Some people do NOT need pets! EVER! My stupid ass brother

Steppin' On The Green Grass

So what kind of May Day presents did your get?

Who Kill Him?

Any video editing gurus here?

Spring cleaning!1 Bookcase!1

I just wrote Skinner a 10 page letter of apology.

Epic battle in GD:P Didja see it?

What ever happened to Matcom ???

The Day I Built My House

Babylon Falling

I ate bacon yesterday and went out in public today.

I have back pain all of a sudden. Anyone have any home remedies?



40 years after of it's enduring mysteries is explained...

Piano, typing, juggling...

Shit. Birthdays sneak up on you.

I'm getting worried about my dog. He's all I have right now, but his symptoms are so vague.

Did you all get your tickets for the MegaMillions?

Carlos MENCIA is being a TOTAL a-hole about Gays-in-the-military.

Whats everyone drinking tonight?

Do you know about the Coriolanus effect? It means that, in the Southern hemisphere,

Caroline Kennedy for the Supreme Court

Twitchy's pitching!!!

YouTube: Denise Richards sings "Take Me Out To The Ballgame"

Stupid TV Stations Slogans

Barack Obama Duck $9.99

I sent the hubby out to get Children's Claritin. What will he bring home instead?

for my twelve-thousandth post: Cephalopod gang bang

What would Jesus do? He would FREE THE DUCK!!

Don't know if this will get any responses...but post your favorite Grateful Dead songs/jams.

Oh man, Steve Urkel is performing at Berlee Performance Center in Boston on May 29

Any Veronica Mars fans here?

Okay, who said that Rastas and Polish folk singers can't jam together?

Where's Lil Missy ?

Mets at Phils tonight 7:05!!!

Listen to this idea I have for a screen play.

Friday night jams... starting off slow, steamy, and southern

what do you do when you find out a DUer has a crush on you?

Which TV show is better?

Sorry, for my absence, I have been too busy reading subtitles to porn.


Friday Night Picture Thread - Transportation Edition

OmahaBlueDog ---------> DTM

Is there a site where I can watch CASABLANCA free online?

Oh man, Steve Earle is performing at Berlee Performance Center in Boston on May 29

It's Raining, It's Pouring Picture Thread.....

Which is the highest honor?:

The swine flu ate my daughter's dance recital dress rehearsal.

FITB: I support same sex marriage, but I'm absolutely opposed to marriage between ________ & _______

A 19 year old woman I love is fighting for her life right now

I'm thinking of moving to the United States.

Are you in support of Nuclear power?

For My 70,000 Post: Aeroplane In A Bottle....

I got one of those 40% off Border's coupons

Alex Rodriguez would be more popular if he changed his nickname to A-BatterBatterBatter

My doggie Muffin has a big honkin' tumor on her belly. Vibes please!

Have had a great afternoon... PUI ask me anything...

I'm officially changing my mind about Ben Affleck

Favorite XTC number?

New bad-ass art ! (horror themed)

Well that just takes the cake

Blue Jays must be bully birds because any other bird will get the hell out when one lands in my yard

I love Janis Ian

Lou Reed - Heroin - Rock N Roll Animal

Milan Police Seize UBS, JPMorgan, Deutsche Bank Funds

Milan Police Seize UBS, JPMorgan, Deutsche Bank Funds

"Hey, I'm not PREGNANT!" my 15 year old daughter shouted in the Korean restaurant.

OMG. I actually got 1st Place

I put my dog to sleep today

What crazy things do your parents do (have done). I am reminded of this

What is the point of Twitter?

Keith Morrison's voice is sexy.

I'm baaaaaack ... did anybody miss me?

Post an innocent word that sounds dirty

So, why in the hell aren't you listening to JAZZFEST right now?

Here are videos of seriously underrated bands (Post 'em if you got 'em)

Five Friday/weekend questions

When I was a child...

can i bring any of you to christ?

Obama Versus Aliens

Ice Warrior

12000 posts in a little more than two years

Do you have a title?

Do you have a title?

Are all digital converter boxes the same?

Oh, fuck modern medicine. It just keeps getting worse.

* A little Earthquake*

Post a joke that is just a punchline, and nothing else

Jenny Lewis : Love her or leave her?

Kava-Kava root baby

The Obama SCOTUS pick is really going to be his first big litmus test

According to the NYTimes, Kagan, Sotomayor and Wood are early front runners

NC-Sen: Civitas Poll Shows Decline for Both Parties, but Is Wording to Blame?

Guessing Game: Who Will Replace Souter?

Nominate Yoo. I'd enjoy the confirmation hearings.

An economist needs to replace Souter. Someone who understands the Fed Reserve System.

PHOTO Eh....protest in Taipei....what exactly is the President doing?

"Daily Show" On Coverage Of Obama: Fox News Stocking Up On Holy Water And Garlic (VIDEO)

Mark my words, Michele Bachmann will go down as greatest political operative ever.

Why the Dems are where we are, why the GOP is where they are

Arianna Huffington: Why Are Bankers Still Being Treated As Beltway Royalty?

Souter Replacements: Obama's Five Likely Picks (SLIDESHOW) (HuffPost)

Obama, Notre Dame: majority of Catholics approve

People always said our country would elect a Black president when pigs fly...

We know that several SC appts. by Repub. presidents became liberal but did any Dem appointees become

Any DU Lawyers/Judges Here That Could Replace Souter?

Biden's "wheelhouse" and Repugs already sending around oppo on possible Souter replacements.

The Stealth Green Revolution

The Stealth Green Revolution

On First Day as Democrat, Specter (Again) Bucks Democrats

In light of the upcoming SCOTUS nomination, let's not forget this Onion classic.

Geez Souter, could you wait until MN was decided before making that announcement

Great quote by Carl Quintanilla on CNBC's Squawk Box this morning

This President is No Cable Guy

PHOTO Hyde Park Herald, June 1999

Gingrich insult rankles RNC members - “Newt needs to take a breath"

Conservatives freaking out over implications of Souter stepping down.

Souter's replacement will be a woman. period.

Souter's retirement timed to Specter's conversion? Or vice versa?

So Cheney is giving Bush his daily briefing.

Presidential announcement regarding the H1N1 flu

or, you can have the engine I have here, the diesel

I want to know how the next SC appointee would view this statement

They said we would have a black president when pigs fly.

Bill Kristol thinks elections should be referendums on Supreme Justices!!

Toobin: Obama Likely to Pick a Woman for Souter Seat

The right-wing smear machine is gearing up for the SCOTUS battle

Help Wanted: Supreme Court Justice

the country's highest-ranking elected official from the Green Party is switching to a dem.

How did Specter vote on Clinton's Judicial Nominations?

Obama Hopes to Replace Justice Souter by October

Some believe that the President, having won, should have complete authority to appoint his nominee

My choice for the Supreme Court: Eliot Spitzer

Meet the next Supreme Court justice

Alert: this will be a fodder for the Limp, Hannity, Orally and the rest

NH-01: Guinta Files to Run Against Shea-Porter

UN comdemns Israeli demolition of Palestinian homes. Will Pres. Obama take a stand?

If Dems completely take over, then maybe...


Rep Party Civil WAR Part 231 CNN: Gingrich to RNC: egomaniacs RNC to Gingrich: WAAAAAAAH

Your suggestions for forcing the Democrats to replace Harry Reid as Senate Majority leader:

PHOTO Well, this sure is a cheerful looking bunch.

Coordinated? "Chavez says Obama must prove change after handshake"

PHOTO Uggh, Dad, the President is kinda ugly.

Krauthammer's ludicrous defense of torture

Krauthammer's ludicrous defense of torture

Anita Hill For Associate Justice!!!!!

Obama rolls out WhiteHouse 2.0 - Facebook, Myspace, Twitter

"Is it safe to fly during the swine flu outbreak?" Maybe Biden reads the NY Times?

Is it possible Anthony Kennedy steps down in Obama's two terms?

I am watching Glenn Beck right now and these poor people are completely brainwashed

I feel bad, but I disagree with President Obama about Arlen Specter

Looking for some thoughts...

Obama called the Hedge Funds' bluff... and now they're upset

Joe Biden's latest comment regarding the swine flu

Obama: Swine flu may run course like other flus

Michael Steele agrees that Obama is the "magic negro"

What Senator on the Judiciary is going to be the one minority Senator to cut off debate now?

Virginia Linder for SCOTUS

Would you want an aircraft carrier named the USS Obama,someday?

Each SCOTUS Justice comment on the retirement of Justice Souter

Did anyone else just see Pres. Obama interupt Gibbs' Press Briefing

Take MSNBC Poll: "Should Supreme Court Justices Be Appointed To Life Terms?"

I'll take Arlen Specter over Ben Nelson anyday and twice on Sunday.

Republicans Threaten To Filibuster Obama Judicial Nominations They Don't Like

Republicans Threaten To Filibuster Obama Judicial Nominations They Don't Like

Number of Senate seats held by Dems each Congress: 1981 - 2009

As I Watched President Obama Announce the Retirement of Justice Souter

Dem SCOTUS picks-- 10 Women (handy reference)

Curious What DU Thinks: Should Supreme Court Judges Have Life Terms?

Judge Judy for Supreme Court

Say hello to the next likely Senate Judiciary ranking member for the minority:

We must stop those Republican filibusters that only exist in someone's imagination!

UT-Sen: Democrats Have a Candidate

Bayh Safe for Re-Election

Guests for the Sunday TV news shows

What's The World Coming To, When It Can't Be Assumed That Obama's SCOTUS Pick Will Be A White Man?

Why Obama cruises where Bill Clinton stumbled.

POTUS on Oval Office phone call with Souter, as he officially anounces retirement (PICS)

OMFG Fox News Website. The Obama Change Index

Diaper Dave Vitter is blocking the FEMA nominee

Did Pentagon lose billions, pennies at a time?

Farms Race: The Obama's White House Garden Has Given Fire to an International Movement

"Speaking softly and carrying a tree trunk" those who misunderstood Obamas' resolve

You know what? A thousand thanks to Judge Souter for sticking out the Bush administration...

New Photos Obama first 100 days...very cool!!!

Wait, when did Ashleigh Banfield come back?

On Rachel: Bush V Gore decision devastated Souter

PLEASE stop calling it a "Filibuster-Proof Senate" - It's not even with 60 Dems/dem-align in senate

PHOTO Caption it? (May 1)

Just received a disgusting Robo "Survey" call from Mike Huckabee on Abortion, FOCA and Pres. Obama!

"At this point, I'm almost ready to start rooting for the Republicans." by Eugene Robinson

Castro blasts Obama, says US wants Cuba as slave

We need to remember that the Republican leadership DOESN'T really want to overturn Roe v. Wade

Fox News Headline: "Critics Say Obama's Torture Ban Undermines Vow to Protect America"

So howcum nobody's suggested Michelle for...

New book says FDR tried to save Jewish refugees

Obama says abortion rights law not a top priority

PHOTO No shit, here comes the President

Scott Horton on Condi Rice: "perhaps she’d better hire a good lawyer"

Let's get Ralph Nader as Souter's replacement

Inside Obama's Court Deliberations: Sotomayor Most Mentioned (Stein at HuffPost)

Chelsea Clinton to Marry in August.

Simple suggestion for better relations with Latin America

Kenyan women call for sex boycott

Official: Shelling in Sri Lanka war zone kills 10

Of the presidents who served after you turned 18, how would you rank them?

As deadline looms, will NY Times shut The Boston Globe?

Souter known as low-key, fierce defender of individual rights

Alleged al-Qaida sleeper agent pleads guilty to conspiracy charges

Swine Flu Rhetoric Part of Broader Anti-Immigration Strategy

Dutch queen escapes as driver crashes into crowd, killing four

U.S. to Drop Spy Case Against Pro-Israel Lobbyists

Britain confirms flu in man who had not been in Mexico

Newly Released Memo: Government 'Minders' at 9/11 Commission Interviews 'Intimidated' Witnesses

Pageant Paid For Miss Calif. Implants

Asia Reports First Case of Swine Flu in Hong Kong

New Homeland Security memo lists black power, shaved-head Doc Marten wearers ‘extremist threats’

Justice Department Drops Charges in AIPAC Case

New York Teenager Had 'Her Mind Set' on Myrtle Beach Spring Break

US: Afghan clash kills 5 international troops

President Obama's Schedule Today

Methodist Church's highest court clears deal for George W. Bush policy center at SMU

US military says 3 American troops killed in Iraq

Myanmar should release aid workers: rights groups

Japan gives 4mln dollars to Cambodia KRouge court

Sri Lanka government admits bombing civilian safe haven

Mexico shuts down to control flu

Abu Ghraib Guards Say Memos Show They Were Scapegoats

(KBR) Electrocution case to go forward, judge reaffirms

Experts Chart Spike in Cyber Sieges

Same creditors who forced Chrysler bankruptcy can disrupt Obama's plan in court

Vegas entertainer Danny Gans dies at 52

Danny Gans Dies

Shanna Moakler Slams Miss California with NO H8 Campaign

Taliban kill two Afghans for 'spying'

First Lady Michelle Obama steps out in Lanvin sneakers and they're only $540

May Day protests held across Europe

Churchgoers more likely to back torture, survey finds

Colombia soldiers charged in civilians' killings

New York pension investigation spreads to Texas

Twinsburg Chrysler Plant To Close By End Of 2010 (OH)

USPS Probes Possible Mass Security Breach

3 U.S. soldiers die in Afghanistan attack

Silverton Bank taken over by regulators (30th closure for the year)

Heavy Battles Raging With Taliban in Pakistan

Dutch parade attacker driver dies

Chinese billions in Sri Lanka fund battle against Tamil Tigers

Anti-abortion activist arrested at Notre Dame

Jay Bybee silent on interrogation memos

Clinton wants renewal of ties to Latin America

Frederick Gulden dies at 86; American architect was left behind when Saigon fell

Ohio: John Kasich filing for guv today

Palin, Grizzly Companion Appear on Reality Show

300 Bush-Era Labor Policy Rulings In Doubt

Obama and Souter: A Supreme Court Opening

Gingrich insult rankles RNC members

(House Intelligence Committee chairman) Reyes backs Pelosi on intel briefings

New book says FDR tried to save Jewish refugees

Al-Qaida Used Hotmail, Public Phones In Planning

FDA announces recall of diet pill Hydroxycut

Progress Energy nuclear plant delayed by at least 20 months

Stanford Student Confronts Rice On Interrogations

Paterson's Black & White Photog Flip Costs NY State $300K

New UN Report Shows the US Combo of Torture and Impunity Thrives in Iraqi Prisons

Salazar does tribal outreach, announces funding

Swine flu may be less potent than first feared

Two Indianapolis schools close due to flu concern

INSIDE WASHINGTON: Taxpayers to get rude surprise

Ford Motor Co. outsold Toyota Motor Corp. in April

Abu Ghraib Guards Say Memos Show They Were Scapegoats

Drug smugglers allegedly move into New Mexico town (U.S.)


Landmark court ruling means Britons could be forced to return homes in Northern Cyprus

Alleged Nazi Demjanjuk Is Cleared For Deportation

Appeals Court Wants Federal Government to Explain Involvement in Paul Minor Case

Evergreen Solar announces some China plans (New Green Jobs already outsourced)

Psychologists Told CIA Waterboarding Was Safe

Granholm to order deep cuts in Medicaid

Obama Vows ‘Independent’ Replacement for Souter

U.S. May Revive Guantánamo Military Courts

Officer Who Shoved Wal-Mart Greeter in Bankruptcy Court

Abercrombie & Fitch To Cut 170 Jobs

Union Takes Rare Front Seat in Chrysler Deal

Students, musicians fight and fear Taliban

Judy Shepard rejects Rep. Foxx's apology

Citigroup said to need up to $10 billion: report

Radio personality Shannon Burke accused of shooting wife, dog

Charges against Israeli lobbyists in espionage case to be dropped

Equal Pay Day

Got Boehner? The GOP Rebrands Itself -- Break Room Live.

President Obama & Gates Kick Off Wounded Warrior Ride 'Conceived in a Bar'

5 Months For Obama To Choose Supreme Court Replacement

Military Sees Facebook/Networking Sites As Key To Recruiting

Rachel Maddow Explains the Employee Free Choice Act

Credit Card Companies or You? Republicans Play, You Lose.

Barack's whatever I like version!

The Death of American Newspapers Pt. 1

GOP's Reagan Says State Godless? - 'I'll stay with God, you stay with New Hampshire...'

DSCC: Bachmann Plays, You Lose

Michael Scheuer Mentioned in Bin Laden Tape FOX News

TYT: Justice Souter To Retire -- Cenk Thankful Obama Won

Rachel Maddow, Isikoff: Terrorist guilty plea a win for Obama (bonus shout out to TYT)

Newt: 'Steele Hasn't Learned Art of Massaging the Egos of RNC Members'

May Day-May Day... Nerd Superbowl! Political Day in 100 Seconds

Why the Republicans will never win back the Whitehouse.

Fox News Fans 2: The Religious, Retarded, & Racist

Rep. Steve King-(R) calls minority Congressional Caucuses 'Separatist Groups'

Biden "Calms" The Nation On Swine Flu

TYT: Worried About Swine Flu? Blame Mexican Immigrants!

Right Wingers Blame Mexicans for Flu - 'They're Mules; Emergency Rooms = Condos for Mexicans'

Georgia Governor Candidate Talks About Mule Sex, Murdering His Son

Steele's Tenure: It's All Strategic

Sen. Specter 2001 Rule to Prevent Party Switching

Majora Carter - Earth Day 2009 - JTMP

What does Obama want in a Supreme Court nominee?

Bus driver texting while driving caught on camera........

Thom Hartmann: To stop more epidemics, should we be challenging the religious who oppose birth contr

Howard Zinn's Philosophy

Molly Ivins on how being less free doesn't make us safer.

Hardball: Did Obama & Dems play King-Maker on Specter, forcing candidate on PA

Thom Hartmann: Should we regulate the hedge fund and financial services industries like the European

Polygamy Miss California? 'Something special about unions of Husband and Wives'

Women, know your place!

Bo Dietl on FauxNews: What If Al Qaeda Kidnapped Sasha & Malia? Do We Torture Now Mr president?

Max Blumenthal: Inside Anti-Obama Extremist Gun Culture

Countdown: Studies show Right Wingers think Colbert is one of them - on their side!

Democracy Now Headlines - Fri. MAY 1

Black Violin - Unique music group form Earth Day 2009 DC - JTMP

David Schuster wipes his A** with Nat'l Org for Marriage's Brian Brown -Excellent!!

Driver Crashes Disabled Access Bus While Texting -Video Anderson Cooper

Anti-torture rally hits Washington - RussiaToday

Oprah Tackles Same Sex Marriage- Hugh Jackman, Nate Berkus & New Couple

Former CIA Bin Laden Chief: Prosecute Clinton for Rendition

Obama Crashes Press Briefing -'Tired of Gibbs Screwing This Thing Up'

Michele Bachmann Is Proud Of Her Ignorance

Bill Moyers Journal: Bruce Fein on Torture Investigations

Max Keiser, France24; Chrysler Chap.11' American workers pathetic, dont mind being treated like mud'

delete - wrong forum

Afghan officials unaware torture illegal

Swine Flu Is Infecting the Immigration Debate

The Unseen Hand Of Power Brokers - Still A Danger To Black Farmers And Others, Too!

Why We Should Oppose Potential Nomination of Sotomayor to SCOTUS

Ted Rall: Letting Bush & Co. off confirms 2 systems of justice

Dupe, pls. delete. nt

The Problem With a Special Prosecutor

Farms Race: The Obama's White House Garden Has Given Fire to an International Movement

Max Blumenthal:Armed Revolt in the Obama Era? Right-Wing Gun Nuts Share Their Paranoid Worldview

(Ky Sec. of State - R) Grayson studies Senate bid as reports say Bunning may retire

AIPAC defendant ,writing book on classified leaks, attacks Harman leakers

Blaming the Flu on Mexicans Is Immoral. And Foolish.

"We're workers," says Jon Stewart; or, May Day 2009

Baxter: Product contained live bird flu virus

Probation for man who cooperated in Pentagon scheme probe

From Haymarket to Ludlow from Harlen to Matewan from Mother Jones to You

Texas bus driver crashes bus while text messaging video

Perry, Texas, Issued "Disaster Declaration" for State 16 Flu cases, False/Positive Flu Test

Who Betrayed 'Objective' Journalism?

Whose "Day of Reckoning"?

Why Latin America's left keeps winning

Iraq's quiet healthcare crisis (BBC)

Islamic law ushers in reign of terror in Pakistan's Swat valley

Veteran Intelligence Officers on Torture

Swine Flu Rhetoric Part of Broader Anti-Immigration Strategy

Symptoms of Ignorance and Bigotry

Coalition Or Club? The GOP is at risk of becoming a regional, monochromatic party.

The End of the Middle Class as We Know It

Our Obligation to Investigate by Sen. Robert Byrd

Red State's Erik Erickson writes that Judge Souter is a "goat f*&king child molester"

Why Credit Card Issuers Engage In Rate-Jacking

Pete Seeger at 90

David Sirota: The Democrats have no more excuses

Embracing Bush Cost The GOP Dearly

THROW THE BUMS OUT - ALL OF THEM Senate Millionaires Kill Mortgage Assistance for Citizens

Greenspan: H-1B cap would make U.S. workers 'privileged elite'

Friday Talking Points (75) -- Monster Raving Loony Party

US Keeps Cuba on Terrorism Blacklist

FIDEL: "The Day for the Poor of the World"

Cuba Reacts to US Blacklisting, Calls Washington "International Criminal"

VIDEO: 4/29 National Security Hearing re: Cuba

MAY DAY IN CUBA: article, pics, and video

Why Latin America's left keeps winning

Bolivia nationalizes subsidiary of British Petroleum

Chávez's government not to tolerate armed incursions in Venezuela

Colombia soldiers charged in civilians' killings

Colombian Militia Boss: We Burned Hundreds of Bodies

MACHETERA: "Chasing the Tail of US Cuba Policy

CHAVEZ Says Obama Must Prove Change After Handshake

Cuba May Day All About Energy & Efficiency

Just found an article saying one of the Bolivian assassin/autonomy group lives in MIAMI.

American Energy Alliance is full of shit

Obama's Great Lakes plan likely to be spelled out next week

"Capitalism In Wonderland" - Long But Fascinating Essay On Climate, Physical Science & Economics

Fertilisers 'reducing diversity' (BBC)

Could Energy Innovation Create A 'Green Bubble'?

From fame to shame: The coming crisis of unecological economics

What kind of worm would be climbing up my Goldenrods?

Federal Reserve Transparency Act - HR1207 - Ron Paul

Capitol Power Plant to stop use of coal

The playoffs. A game of extra effort, inches, and a major contribution

Jack Adams finalists (Coach of the Year): Julien (Bos), McLellan (SJ), Murray (St.L)

How about those Bruins!!!!

Well, I'm watching Bruins vs Canes

Ice hockey primer for madinmaryland.

That little twerp Eli manning was on Fox this morning...

How come my Rockies aren't on TV tomorrow?

Lawmaker compares BCS to communism

Dolphin Stadium close to naming rights deal with Land Shark beer

Video: Chrysler workers speak on concessions vote

Today in labor history May Day is International Workers Day, May Day started in the USA & much more

German trade union implements wage cuts at Opel

Employee Free Choice Act... Please Help!

I think its going to be a shocker to a lot of my friends, when i tell them they turned gay

I present to you: the new headgear of the Nuclear Gays

Wal-Mart CEO Mike Duke signed Arkansas petition to ban adoption by same-sex couples

Please show the Judy Shepard Appreciation Thread some loving!

Rapture Ready goes crazy about "Homosexual Animals"

I Know A Million Of These Type Of Video Links Have Been Posted Already.....

Judy Shepard rejects Rep. Foxx's apology - cross posted from LBN because it is important

KY High School not allowing gay students to leave class to use the restroom

My friend got married last weekend

Miss California State Director Discusses Carrie Prejean

Openly gay comedian/actor Stephen Fry writes a letter to a troubled 16 year old... himself 35 years

Out lesbian a contender for Supreme Court nomination

White House Changes LGBT Civil Rights Commitments On Web Site (removes most of what we want)

White House Issues New Language on “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” Policy

What are your expectations/hopes for this administration?

Miley Cyrus Condemned For Supporting Gay Marriage

The Concept of "Outing"

Lithium in water 'curbs suicide'

President Obama's Grandmother and the Ethics of Health Care Reform

National Zoo Panda Undergoes Colonoscopy

I read on the Internet about using honey & cinnamon to help acne.

Who has swine flu?

my 22 year old has gall stones. wtf?

May 30: National Day of Action for Single-payer HC - Events Being Planned Nationwide - Link:

First Flu Death Provides Clues to Mexico Toll (delay in getting med help)

10-year-old suffered 70% burns after a 16-minute session at an unmanned tanning studio

Juan Cole: Obama's First Hundred Days in the Greater Middle East

When Israel Confronted and Rejected Torture

A "Secret" Database of Israeli Settlements

UN demands Israel to freeze pending demolishing orders of East Jerusalem homes

UN comdemns Israeli demolition of Palestinian homes. Will Pres. Obama take a stand?

Feds dropping charges against pro-Israel lobbyists

Israel's budding autocracy - The arrest of members of a pacifist NGO

New Poll from WaPo. Nation getting "conservative" on guns

interesting thingi saw today

If just one child / cop / person could be saved..

SCOTUS says govt. is not obligated to protect an individual & that corporations are like individuals

Sheriff: Law protects SUV owner who shot, killed woman

Assault Weapons Ban removed from

Obama Admin quietly removes "Assault Weapon Ban" from website

Do unto others....

Raw sewage, unexploded ordnance plagues Gaza

Update on Making Home Affordable

In a Recession, the Dollar Store Seizes the Moment

Friday Night Bank Failures

Dr Housing Bubble 05/01/09

Bankruptcy Cramdown Defeated: Banksters Again Prevail Over Real Economy

Economy on the Ropes

A Primer on a Chrysler Bankruptcy

Busy Bees

The cats and me...

SUBMISSION THREAD for the Seasonal Photo Contest. Theme: SCENES OF SPRING

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This week's Starcodes

Namaste Mitakuye Oyasin, MM & BB

An exercise in understanding ourselves spiritually

Africa's genetic secrets unlocked (BBC)

Invisibility cloak edges closer

Metamaterial Revolution: The New Science of Making Anything Disappear

Obama Courts Smitten Audience at the National Academy

Native Americans Descended From A Single Ancestral Group, DNA Study Confirms (Science Daily)

May 09 - Visionary & Intuition Thread

Churchgoers more likely to back torture, survey finds

teaching compassion....look! no "ism...."

A Cooks Garden

Schaschlik Mit Pommes Frites...Try it you'll like it!

White pizza with onions and peppers

Italian sandwiches

What's your favorite way to cook lobster?

Is logic ignorant?

13 y.o.'s suicide. Did anyone hear Kuby's AAR interview today...

Newly Released Memo: Government 'Minders' at 9/11 Commission Interviews 'Intimidated' Witnesses

Why Did Bush Talk About "Operatives" Putting Explosives High in a Building?

AIPAC spy case dismissed; treason officially legal in US when it involves Israel

They're at it again in GD

House Bill 710 . this Saturday (5/2/09) Get the freepers off the school board!

Lewsiville ISD to close down for a week

Texas, Run by Secessionist Guv, Has Received More Federal Disaster Relief Than Any State

Las Vegas performer Danny Gans Dead

Danny Gans Dies

"Glee"--This looks HYSTERICAL

Pageant Paid For Miss Calif. Implants