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Archives: May 15, 2009

Breaking: Trump Announces Future Miss USA Contestants To Be Sold to Highest Bidders

keep the pictures - just put Cheney in jail

A video from the grave throws Guatemala into crisis

Elizabeth Kucinich is a very lucky woman.

Every 'journalist' should be asked, "What would you like me to say?"

Cascade-plot suspect to go home Judge refuses to release second of 4 teens, says he is danger to com

Just saw Bush on a Rachel repeat - just had to turn Rachel off...

Something for nothing

Obama's argument regarding not releasing the photos is completely legitimate

You have got to see this crap...

Thank you NYT - keep the focus on the War Criminals in Chief

Climate change displacement has begun – but hardly anyone has noticed

WJ this morning - CIA misled Congress

The Suttle truth: We're a Democratic town

Sotomayor, Baseball’s Savior, May Be Possibility for High Court

"Yes we can, but that doesn't necessarily mean we're going to."

Why did Cheney want torture formally authorized?

Chargnng for radio now?????

The CIA would never lie!

Upticks everywhere but here

Dear Joe - let's talk about liars

Match the superhero to their political affiliations

Dear media: The economy is MORE IMPORTANT than the torture!

Swine flu genes traced to North Carolina factory farm

oh boy, david gregory is on bringing down the ratings of the mourning joe show

Bad even for Joe -- parade of torturers filling every segment today

Report from a welfare queen.

Senator Bob Graham says the CIA lied about briefings that never took place

A new form of trade war brews

Prisoner abuse by the military is not the same thing as torture by CIA Contractors

Just earlier tonight on

Charlie Rose on here. Elizabeth Edwards due on tonight. PBS,

Not one word about Cheney demanding torture on MSNBC

Not one word about Cheney demanding torture on MSNBC

Everytime I see this picture it seems to me that it happened yesterday

Joe Conason at We Tortured To Justify War (The Question Cheney Is Never Asked)

We are good people but not very deep (many of us protested torture and W MD)

E action 1/2 of workers have no Paid Sick Days? Tell Congress to pass the Healthy Families Act!

In 2007 Boehner said he didn't trust what the CIA was telling him either

Dear Mr. President

Limbaugh Likens Democrats' 'Quest For Power' To Drug Addiction

To Promote donations, you will love the acer aspire one!

If a person were to go on various TV shows and repeatedly confess to assault & battery

Monday 10am NPR: Diane Rehm will host a discussion of single-payer. nt

Chalmers Johnson on the Cost of Empire

You dirty kids! Mark Morford

GEM$NBC has mentioned Nancy Pelosi over a dozen times since

When thinking about the Holocaust what comes to your mind?

Reminder: "Enhanced Interrogation Techniques" was originally a term coined by the Gestapo

If This Torture Issue Withers Away, Is It Game Over For All of Us?

It's Not the Crime, It's the Coverup: What Pelosi Said and When She Said It

Finally, the media have identified the culprit that led the torture.

Media reporting of civilian deaths

10/5/01 BUSHCO Presidential Order Dictating-ABSOLUTE-Control Over Who/When CIA Could Brief Congress

the "pictures" will be leaked (warning? pic in post)- From Australian Press

RNC Mocks Obama For Credit Card Reform

Now That We Have Established That Chris Dodd, Barney Frank & Nancy Pelosi Were The Culprits All Alon

Now That We Have Established That Chris Dodd, Barney Frank & Nancy Pelosi Were The Culprits All Alon

You know what really frightens me about this whole Cheney/torture/Pelosi thing?


I ***just*** figured it out ...... Mika is Alan Colmes to Scarborough's Hannity

Fox Nation advertises on DU. I hate Fox and all it stands for. I love DU.

NOTHING is off the table

military tribunals and journalists

If the CIA knows 'the truth', who are they speaking it to?

Weren't all those briefings classified? Why is everyone out there now

Does the Sheriff and two deputies that were tried and convicted of torture

Pete Williams (MSNBC) to give status of Rove hearing shortly.

Pelosi and Waterboarding

If this was the post WWII era and Obama was actively trying to cover up the holocaust...

The CIA has a long and glorious history of lying to Congress

How much would you pay to read the NY Times online?

How low can they go? Matt Laurer interviewing

Private Contractors & TORTURE & Ties To BUSHCO

silly hitler! if only he had briefed a member of the opposition party, the holocaust woulda been ok

Mika defends Scarborough in letter to the NY Times !

GOP Insiders Say Cheney is Hurting Party

Arkansas GOP Senate Candidate Apologizes For Calling Schumer "That Jew"

TX Gov. Rick Perry Attends Bilderberg in Istanbul, 2007 VIDEO

Wilkerson On CIA: "There's A Bent To The Way They're Briefing"

No!! No Pictures!!

Anyone else notice that as the noose is tightening around

Want to make a Christian conservative's head explode?

Shuster interviewing Sen. Bob Graham on GEM$NBC now n/t

Which seven (or more) other locations are included in the photos? nt

When we used to read "the paper"

I'm sorry about yesterday, I don't know if you caught it, but my pills slipped up.

Shaw Communications Gives Canadians Chance To Turn Off Fox News Channel Over Military Slight

Accuracy in Media's Cliff Kinkaid is a Birther

Well, somebody gave me a star.

Cable company gives Canadian consumers the option to cancel Fox News.

Look what the Rethugs did to a disabled Vietnam combat veteran who stood up to Bush in 2002

The CIA can only hope their record keeping is as accurate and complete as Bob Graham's

Who Knows Where These Children Are?

Is there a way to search for all of the responses of a poster? Apologies if in wrong forum.

How about a DU fiction contest? I'll start with the outline of a plot to develop .......

Feingold, Rockefeller, and Harman all

How does one develop their political ideas? Here's a study done on college students and by that age,

Was/Is Pelosi being blackmailed?

1.20.13 End of an Error.

GOP congressman (whackadoodle King from Iowa) says Pelosi should lose speakership

if you aren't listening to Ed Schultz you are missing a righteous rant...

Water Infrastructure Financing Act Benefits Corporations the Expense of Taxpayers

Ex-Government Worker Sues for Immunity in CIA Rendition Case

Who were the Republicans briefed along with Pelosi and why aren't DU'ers screaming about them?

GOP backs CIA in dispute with Pelosi

WOW -- Laurer LYNCHED Pelosi on Today Show!!! Public Lynching!

(Michelle) Obama's irresponsible and elitist promotion of cancer, obesity, and starvation


Is anyone scrutinizing the CIA? Nah!

This statement is either true or it is not:

A Simple Question

The only good news for us is that the GOP is sinking faster than Obama's credibility.

Teen accused in school plot can go home

Where's Panetta?

I hope Obama goes to Notre Dame and tells those

Here's my take on the whole diet/exercise debate:

Will you watch "Farrah's Story"?

Advice to Junior: throw Cheney under the bus

Since the CIA is in leak mode...

What is wrong with going after Bushco...

Tell President Obama: Keep your promise to repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell."

Dick Cheney Is Hoist On His Own Secrecy Petard

Republican douchebag senator's wife indicted for stealing from a charity

Eli Lilly - Big Pharma - CEO Warns Against Public Healthcare Plan Idea......

I woke up to the 1960's

Thirteen, dammit! There's thirteen triangles.

Former Sacramento King Wayman Tisdale Dies

Andrew Lloyd Webber eyes future for Susan Boyle

Gloria Allred

Some reall cool pictures of the space shuttle and Hubble...

Sad to read the Chrysler closing list

In Limbo: Dawn Johnsen's Nomination Stalls Thanks to *Democrats*

Liddy Letter: AIG Plans To Award Bonuses Even If Taken Over By US

So .... Kitt Fucking Bond goes on Dead Intern Joe's show and makes a snarky fucking crack .......

I've lived a fair amount of my life under one party rule .......

Some Americans may be comfortable being sheep, I want the power of knowledge

What kind of person(people) starts a war with a country on false pretenses

US releases Boumediene from Gitmo

Obama honors World Champ Phillies!

Take That, Apple: Download Torrents With Your iPhone Without Any BitTorrent App

Does classifying evidence of a crime trump the Constitution and the rule of law?

Hoyer and Cantor forget to take ‘AIPAC’ off file name of letter to Obama on Middle East peace.

The weak-assed approach taken by the DEMOCRATIC Congress and DEMOCRATIC President in relation

Lets Guess who the Company was that "Contracted" the job of Interrogation/Torture

Skinner, does what happens on DU stay in DU????

War Room: Dark days for the right


I am unaware of any situation since Viet Nam when the CIA told the truth.

If the Torture was contracted out what company was the Contractor?

Growth of Hispanic, Asian Population Slows Unexpectedly, Census Reports

Rochester billionaire Tom Golisano changes address to Florida to avoid New York taxes

Can't pay for your child's cancer treatment? Your child can die! Can pay but don't want chemo?

Uninsured sick people...

FOX: Pelosi authored torture memos, faked Iraqi yellowcake docs, personally water-boarded OBL

Nike Cuts 500 jobs

Playing the shell game to put anti-gay donations into your pocket

The last word on these torture photos

How hate groups went mainstream

Question: Does Obama's refusal to release the torture pics leave Pelosi twisting in the wind?

So Pannetta just issued a mealy-mouthed statement that the CIA

If Rush Limbaugh is so great--

Tonight On Real Time With Bill Maher

Attn: California - Prop 1A Yes or No? n/t

Why Is Specter Speaking At Pipes-Sponsored Conference?

The GOP & TV pundits' use of banal euphemisms.

Bounce your boobies!!

Correlation Between the Pandemics & The Chinese year?

Look for new Republican proposals to amend the Constitution

Huntington WV loses Air America - replaced with ESPN

Hey, Limpdick!

The Spy Who Billed Me

Q: If conservatives insist that "government is the problem", why are they so afraid of...

"This is now all about her"


Red Herring Alert

Specter's Slow Move To The Left Begins?

Craigslist: It's hard to be a pimp in 570 cities

US soldier takes on Talibans – in pink underpants (pic)

Coleman files final brief with state Supreme Court

If Only THREE People were "Tortured", as Cheney Says, What's So Bad About the Pictures?

"It's the stupidest tea-party I ever was at in all my life!'"

Are these some of the 'new' torture photos that obama is blocking?

MUST SEE: Story of Roberto Rodriguez & Sgt. Allen Hill. Due to an org. called Puppies Behind Bars

Southern lawmakers push for new restrictions on voting.

Food Bank Friday! (May 15, 2009)

Most important news story of the week (ending May 15, 2009)

What looks better: Maria Bartiromo or a Toad?

Tortured Logic

Rep. John Larson (D-CT): Pelosi has “more integrity in her pinky” than Rove, Cheney

The Only Way The Torturers Will Be Held To Justice Is If The People

How does anyone in their right mind accuse Obama of being the most pro abortion person in history?

Young Mr. Brown must be a Democrat

As much as I want to believe Pelosi ...

"... we're talking about rape and murder here." - Lindsey Graham, 2004

Fmr. Marine General Bolden Likely To Lead NASA

Jury: Inmate Killed Cellmate For Being Chatty

The first rule of Fight Club is, you don't force people with disabilities into Fight Club

04 Excerpt: "Makes It Clear" Detainee "Strongly Pressured" To Provide Info Linking Saddam/al Queda

Any Chance This Pelosi Controversy Is A Ploy To Get Both Sides Of The Aisle To........

CNN: Powell aide says torture helped build Iraq war case

Why didn't the Bush administration and CIA get EXPLICIT approval from Congress?

Pelosi - you should have impeached them when you had the chance

Obama says U.S. can't keep borrowing from China

The Democratic Party talking point should be

Marsha Blackburn is an absolute maestro

Economic downturn doesn't slow down public transit ridership in Toronto

Don't like President Obama? Fine. Go vote for Republicans next time. Free Republic needs money too.

MarketWatch: Gloom over Sunshine State

Complete this pattern. Like an SAT question.

Anybody have recommendations for on-line florists?

Obama... attacked hard from the left AND the right... but guess what:

What is bothering me a great deal about the entire issue of torture is...

Question: who the fuck does the Dick (Shitstain)....

Bahama Fridays? (Taking business casual attire to a new level) - pic

It's not just liberals who play the empathy card

Report: Abusive tactics used to seek Iraq-al Qaida link

Dedicated the the Pro-life Heretics at Notre Dame

VISTA: Proposal for 'Carrie Prejean Day' fails

Swine flu set to spread: WHO

Imo, the Republicans are trying to get immunity from prosecution by holding up Nancy.

'9-11' changed everything

Larisa Alexandrovna @ Raw Story: QUESTIONS Prosecutor Dannehy Should Be Asking Mr. ROVE

George Tenet - Slam dunk

Look at the DINOS who voted for Bybee to be a Federal Judge:

Starbucks processes debit transactions immediately; it takes my CC Co. three days!

Downing Street Memos- intel being fixed around the policy. Dems should have held hearings then and

Look! Pelosi's shiny! Ignore Cheney!

Hold war criminals accountable or nothing changes

Please send good thoughts to my friend with a cancerous brain tumor).

Panetta Responds

Fascinating. NY Times Economics Reporter Gets Caught in Mortgage/Credit Card Trap

Credit Derivatives for Dummies

Do you see DU as a Democratic site or a Progressive site?

Panetta: It's Up To Congress To Figure Out Whether Our Records Are Accurate

Conservatives for Patients Rights? You Are Kidding, Right?

"Greatest" page has 28 posts with the word "torture" in the title

Mary Cheney works at firm trying to sink Employee Free Choice Act

Please consider the arrogance. Is there anyone doing what I'm doing?

Couple years ago no one in the media would even use the word torture

We all need to take a deep breath

Ok, put your feet up and ENJOY. Have a smile or two, then go back to fighting.

Gore says he's working to free journalists

Congressman Steve Israel has withdrawn from the NY Senate race at President Obama's request.

Sen. Wyden: Bush admin didn't comply with law on intel briefings

Man returns stolen gun to wrong owner

Why I won't stay in a Wyndham hotel.


I don't give a crap if Nancy knew.....

Senators alarmed by treatment of Nobel recipient Aung San Suu Kyi

Patrick J. Fitzgerald tried to get Obama, came up with “Zilch,” says former Chicago Tribune editor

Global Day of Action for Troy Davis!! Tuesday May 19!!

Caption - Former Bush White House official Karl Rove after being interviewed by federal prosecutors

Google Outage Caused 5% Internet Traffic Decline

Rumsfeld's renegade unit blamed for Afghan deaths

Rumsfeld's renegade unit blamed for Afghan deaths

With all this talk about proof of torture ...

my new rep voted no to more war funding

Am I missing something regarding the whole Pelosi flap?

Pittsburgh loses its lone liberal Lynn Cullen again - WAMO sold religious group

Did anyone hear the first hour of Randi's show today? Something strange happened.

Did anyone hear the first hour of Randi's show today? Something strange happened.

Hey, Rick Perry


Ensign: GOP will try to block closing Gitmo

Joan Walsh, Salon: Rush offers advice for women, obsesses over "anal poisoning"

City orders new holiday lights at a cost of nearly $31,000

Ari: "With some minor changes, Obama really is following the same path Bush pursued"

Porter Goss, the epitome of a Bush lacky/party hack is to be believed???

Lesson: Wear underpants on yearbook photo day

Counterfeiter cranked out cash in van, feds say

Torture Issue. Do you believe "The few bad apples have been dealt with"?

Remember Tweety's comments re: Ricci v DeStefano (Affirmative Action Fire Dept)?

Totally tired of talk about torture---It misses the point.

Bibles in Afghanistan: A Tribute to the (US Military) Power of Belief

If this is good enough for the US Attorney's office, it should be good enough for DU

Who else was present during the 2002 briefing that Pelosi received?

Who else was present during the 2002 briefing that Pelosi received?

Check out this former CIA operative at Fox:

Congress did pass a law regarding torture in 2001 - the Patriot Act

Got sick from your food? It's your fault!

Specter primary challenger drops out (CNN)

Next fund raiser can we have prizes like Marijuana, Booze, and free meals at olive garden?

Too many things are coming up on the torture story to keep track of:

A few things to remember about how the GOP ran things during the Bush years ...

Boo effin' hoo: MC Karl Rove's dance partner hits a "new ratings low" with Meet The Press

Excerpts from Bob Graham's notebooks

MarketWatch: The happiest places on Earth are heavily taxed

Budget saving item: NASA

PBS Newshour - Brooks shit all over Pelosi. Shields raised good counterpoints -

Juan Cole at Bill Moyers Journal re: Pakistan, Today, Friday May 15

Juan Cole at Bill Moyers Journal re: Pakistan, Today, Friday May 15

62 percent of white evangelical Protestants believe the use of torture often or sometimes justified

Myriad Genetics seeks to patent genes that cause Breast Cancer!

Doesn't matter what Leon Panetta says, the U.S. committed war crimes and some people are lying

A rare glimpse inside Cheney's undisclosed location

If you want single-payer health-care, now would be the best time to let your Senators know

WTF @ Tweety's shirt

Coleman Brief Silent on Franken Foray to Require Senate Election Certification

Yikes! Rachel is nailing Cheney to the freaking wall!

The destruction of the Domestic auto industry by the Obama administration

How many different ways are there for people to get in touch with you?

Next time a rightwinger bit... about the ATF let them know they're busy protecting their sorry a...

A great Michael Wilbon column that DUers should read. It's as much about politics as sports

just went to WOW. those people are crazy.

[Streaming Video] Real Time with Bill Maher

Just wondering, how do DUers of Asian descent feel about posters using the term "riding rice" for

Just wondering, how do DUers of Asian descent feel about posters using the term "riding rice" for

Bob Graham: "three out of four of these alleged briefings never took place"

What's behind Obama's recent reversals: Torture Photos, DADT, Military tribunals.

Babies, boyfriends and bad tempers: A deadly mix

McClatchy: Cheney said Gitmo detainees revealed Iraq-al Qaida link

Stalking the Shadows: More torture photos would remind us that “The Others” IS us.

A friend of mine, who is a lesbian, has lost custody of her daughter and has to go by this "10-6"

Boston Globe editorial: Torture isn't patriotic

Allow me to go on a drunken rant

Michael Steele at the NRA: Dems To Take Our Guns, Move In Terrorists

Michael Steele is giving Michele Bachmann a run for the batcrap crazy money

Our country is still in trouble

How pissed shoud I be now that Ari Fleisher, that fucking prick, gets to point out ........

Poll: Three Out Of Four Workers Skip Lunch

White House pressed again on "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"

Michael Savage has the nerve to ask Hillary for help

Someone is mailing drugs to my house and I didn't order them

would you go to work in this? Tornado warning I am supposed to go to chaparone a dance in 1 hour

Obama to name Utah gov-(R) ambassador to China

Oh Shit!

I think it is criminal to call Campaign Funds anything but BRIBERY . . .

Why did they *stop* waterboarding?

Jerry Falwell is dead!

Jeremy Scahill: Little Know Military Thug Squad Still Brutalizing Prisoners At Gitmo

Cheney, shut up! Cheney, shut the hell up!

Obama's statement on Military Tribunals:

Are things in Afghanistan much worse than we've been told?


Torture is...

I say do not release the photos until a military tribunal has ruled on them.

Is anyone watching 'Real Time with Bill Maher'? It's Right-wing asshole night*.

Sadly, the right has won the torture debate.

Torture is the ultimate lesson in "Those who forget the past are doomed to repeat it."

How The Torture Timeline Destroys Cheney's Argument In Favor Of It

The Rude Pundit: Nancy Pelosi Restores the Natural Order of Things

Call the GOP bluff... I say we have to be willing to throw Pelosi under the bus

If Pelosi goes down, I blame Democrats, perhaps even more than repubicans.

All Female Candidates Must Abstain From Sex For 10 Days Prior To Election

People.....pull your heads out of the sand....(torture issue)....

As Democrats, we do not have to make apologies for torture to each other. This is dumb.

I'm standing with Pelosi

I like Nancy Pelosi!

Tucker Carlson & Dana Perino make a shocking and totally unexpected move to FOX NEWS.

Yes, blaming Pelosi is a diversionary tactic. And god damn her for making it possible.

I truly believe that President Obama wants to do the right thing...

Why the Caged Bird Sang

Why the Caged Bird Sang

I am gonna get in so much trouble for this ........

A little "humor" about the financial meltdown.

US Predicts 50 Percent Spike in Afghan IEDs

Biggest Republican Asshole of the Week

Anyone know about FMLA? Is this a violation?

San Diego Christian School Teacher Caught "Sexting"

Vice President Joe Biden tours South Los Angeles housing project - article with pics

Advice to Wingnuts: Don’t Believe Pelosi on CIA Lying? Buy a Calendar By: Jane Hamsher

Big Business lobbyists: Obama is mean to us

Full appeals court declines to hear Siegelman case. Now what?

On the Road to Oregon: Vernon, Texas tonight.

Josh Marshall: Reporters Gettin' Played

Ex-CIA Official: Agency Brass Lied to Congress About Interrogations

Ex-CIA Official: Agency Brass Lied to Congress About Interrogations

Picture of the day ...

Torture/Abuse Photos Ridiculed by Rush, Kept From View by Obama, Posted on The BRAD BLOG

Gore mocks Cheney for his crude attacks on Obama

AMAZING images of Atlantis and Hubble crossing the plane of the sun

Dead woman receives stimulus check

Isn't it interesting that for 8 years Cheney was hiding

The Latest Excuse for Torture-letter from a mom

Dick Cheney's Psychiatry? Why do you think he was so demented and cruel?

These records the CIA is relying on re Pelosi

Just the threat of torture was enough for Galileo to "admit" he was wrong and the Pope was right

U. of Md. Law School should be proud of Prof. Michael Greenberger

EXCUSE ME...But Where Is The Dem Support For Nancy?

"What do you mean "we", white man?"

How does Leon Panneta know what happened in 2002???

Dick Cheney, Torture, Iraq, and Valerie Plame

Damming 2005 article with Bush/Rumsfield quotes when US pilots were captured

Lapdog Mika Defends Loudmouth Scarborough In Letter To NYT


Help Mudfllats (Alaska blogger) Get to Netroots Nation This Summer!

It's easy! If the CIA says 1 thing & Sen Graham says another, then the CIA is lying- (James Fallows)

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF!!

Certain practices were illegal, were then "legalized" and are now "banned"

I think it's just sad to see so many DUers being

Can you help? Local No Kill Animal Shelter in danger of closing.

This how we win and move Pelosi off the news cycle

KO TIme - Shut Up Cheney!!!

The secret "gay agenda" revealed at last!

Is it just me?

They never used torture in the ticking time bomb scenario, they used it to get false confessions.

Obama revives terror tribunals, dismaying liberals

Do the math ...... 2,000 dealers. And average of 50 employees each

So does this mean we DID torture?

Is Leon Panetta in charge at the CIA or NOT?

speaking of the h.w. bush was the director of the CIA ... 1976-1977...

Cheney tortured to advance domestic political priorities.

Allow me to set up a hypothetical situation...

The Slow Agonizing Damnation of Empire USA

Can A New Search Engine Outdo Google? (Wolfram Alpha)

Graphic Abuse Photos Emerge

Waits to see Hub doctors grow longer: Busiest practices have no openings for a year

Happy Bike to Work Day Everybody!

VF Exclusive: Wolfowitz squashed original "Sunni Awakening" in '04 - thousands could have been saved

Question about Farrah.

Guardian UK : Obama should know better re: military tribunals

"Legacy of Ashes: A History of the CIA" : The CIA has a long history of lying.......

I have to admit...I'm concerned.

*** DUzy Awards for week ending May 15, 2009 ***

Anybody Like Green Day?

Anybody Like Green Day?

Those torture photos must resemble the propaganda shots al-Qaeda puts out

What if the CIA is telling the truth?

memory test

It grieves me much to bring this news, but it affects us all

WE HAVE A WINNER! The winner of Thursday's $250 Progressive Non-Profit Contest is...

US soldier fights Taliban wearing pink shorts

Huge NYTimes AD! Conservatives Running Scared on Torture?

Nancy & the Rattle Snake

David Brock 2004: "Democrats will be brutally slammed and systematically slandered"

David Brock 2004: "Democrats will be brutally slammed and systematically slandered"

World's oldest sculpture was porno?

tweety has a lot of nerve asking marsha blackburn about nancy pelosi

Need Education: How do dealerships cost the auto makers money?

Release the Torture Photos!

Pelosi Now Feels The Backlash For Taking Impeachment Off The Table

Hey folks, I'm unemployed and donated to Free Speech TV... They NEED money now!

Obama Nominates Superfund Polluter Lawyer To Run DOJ Environment Division

a movie about my art installation

"Mark Levin" Guest Host Calls Maddow A "Little Boy", Perez Hilton A "Vile Sodomite" (AUDIO)

Elizabeth Cheney is a domestic enemy of The United States of America, just like her dad

I'm really so very, very sorry to say this

The Rachel Maddow Show application for the iPhone and iPod touch now available

it looks like the Repuke on the Ed Show doesnt even believe what shes saying

I dislike calling the turn coat traitor bastards "Blue Dogs". I propose we rename them the "Red Dogs

I want to see Dick Cheney in prison for his crimes.

hey, read this and THEN tell me you don't care about Troy Davis

Based on the definition of accomplice in my edition of Black's Law Dictionary

More Americans “Pro-Life” Than “Pro-Choice” for First Time

Eminem's got a fucking screw loose. There, I said it.

So how does the magnetic stripe on phone cards work. I was trying to sell


Is it physically possible to cuter than Zooey Deschanel in this trailer?

Thank you so much !

Goodbye Minnesota

Wise and Funny Quotes !

Is anyone else hypnotized by that Celebrex commercial?

vicious lies!

Ghandi Quotes, They actually kind of gave me a little head explosion! I love when that happens!

Spanish study shows traces of cocaine, other drugs in the air in Madrid, Barcelona

I'm a thief

Losing Phils to meet President Obama, then face the Gnats this weekend-

damn the man n/t

I present to you, DU, the most disgusting foods known to man.

Trekkies Bash New Star Trek movie...

Have you ever participated in a pledge drive and then

Could someone with any understanding of airconditioning and conservation answer a question?

i just found a pair of pleather pants that i got several years ago

Grits for breakfast fucking rocks. That is all.

I'm not going anywhere. Can I get anybody nothing?

Do you think my neighbor REALLY needs to be mowing his "lawn" right now...

How the fuck can your nose be runny and stuffy at the same time?

What are your recommendations for a reasonably priced digital camcorder?

When I get stressed at work, I clean my keyboard

Waffle House customer shot after complaining

Who here has tried durian (the fruit)? I just got back from Taipei

What Did Midlo Do To Facebook?????

Match the superhero to their political affiliations

Will somebody please explain how airfare rates can so drastically change overnight?

I'm having a cheese sandwich. That is all.

Driving Portland-Yreka Tonight

I feel like shit.

Poll question: Why does Midlo think that charlie and algernon thinks she insults us?

The Grovelbot 40 post

So how hard is it to go to the store and buy a fukin microwave?

I'm cross posting this to the lounge 'cause I know how many animal lovers we have here.

Tommy McCook & The Skatalites / Silver Dollar

Who do you like more Evanescence or The All-American Rejects?

Do they make cast iron frisbees?

I hosted a meeting of homebrewers last night, and we're NEVER gonna make you freaks anything!

**Happy Birthday** to the bestest guy ever!

I like being called "Freep!"

Please send good vibes for Fitz...

I don't think it's weird that I "do voices" for her stuffed animals in order to amuse my wife.

I have a new tooth!

Why does Midlo feel the need to insult all of us all the time?

Tax Question - What if an employer doesn't pay the taxes?

Mr. Midlo has totally redeemed himself.

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Fri 5/15/2009)


BREAKING: Beastie Boys may have invented the Vulcan nerve pinch

Back in February, I started watching X-Files for the first time.

I like being called "Freak!"


Thank you DU. You just saved me from getting a traffic ticket.

i think my kitten has a.d.d....

Am I the only one in here that does NOT have cable or satellite tv?

My new favorite actor - and I've never heard of him before or to my knowledge ever seen his work:

* * * Question about "Lost" * * * (warning: possible spoiler)

Lets all party! Glow with your inner beauty!

my heart is beaming

Pump it up, Kitty!

Adam Lambert is NOT gay

I'm going to BestBuy to get a new microwave. Can I get any of you freaks anything?

Have you read The Turner Diaries? Should I?

I would like a drink. Anyone will to buy me one?

Dinner Review.

Interesting. Ever hear of Puppies Behind Bars?

If you really like a tv show, do you go out of your way to see the actors in other things

Anyone see Angels and Dodgers yet?

"Robbing Peter to pay Paul is a bad way to do business" - my late grandmother - read the rest.

I got Yankee Candle Coupons in the mail today. Buy 2, get one 1.


WTF is up with my neighbor and his "lawn" today...

Ok. So who's holding?

Which State Stinks More Delaware Or New Jersey>?

DUzy Awards for the week are up in GD

Has anyone here, or anyone you've known, raised pigeons?

Some LIFE CHANGING weridness from THE DEAD last night....

Hey, TZ: Here's the airport I told you about last night that's worse than DCA!

Downloading audio from Libraries Question?

kitten picture of the day for thursday may 14

kitten picture of the day for thursday may 14

Faerie House Tour of Homes

Hair feeling too, uh, clean? Try Blago's "It's Bleep'n Golden!" shampoo!

No, you should all be nice to me.

Since it says "New Prizes Daily" and the laptop is a "two-day super prize"

Cosmo says I'm fat.

The search for the microwave was a total bust and I'm royally pissed.

On the fifteenth of May, in the jungle of Nool,...*Happy HORTON Day!!*

Did you know a drink is 7 times stronger when you are tired?

a L O S T cake is being made on the food Network

Worst local TV ads?

Is anybody here a big fan of "Cuentame" ?

OK - who knew raccoons could crack walnuts?

BTW , if anyone cares , today is my Birthday.

Are you mad at me because I have a big ass mullet?

My best friend is dying.

Whatever happened to Rev_Acts?

Time at last for my traditional yearly posting of this poem.

Considering monitoring the Spouse's internet activity,,,

Man trying to light bong sparks garage fire

Jeff Ament of Pearl Jam is mugged in Atlanta

dude who was tortured by cia got his thread raptured

I got yelled at today by the boss...

I got yelled at today by the boss...

Actors you initiallly liked,but now,not so much?

Computational, Science, and Stat geeks - It's UP!

So, who is causing what trouble, and where?

2:00 pm, May 19, 2009

Important Lounge Update: That Motherf*cker Andy Capp still owes me one Hot Fry

Saw something really disturbing today.

Should I go out tonight? I want to try something new:

I like this bridge.{Dial up pic warning}

Dick Cheney says that Rush Limbaugh is more of a Republican

Fans of the old Art Bell shows.

If the Lounge had Smell-o-vision, you would be

You all should be nice to me.

Random picture thread of the night

Trying to get motivated to keep a workout schedule.

What is your status message on FACEBOOK? if you have facebook that is

Ok children, here is what the media has not shown you for years, and you must ask WHY

Femdom picture thread of the night

Comfortably Numb is one of the greatest rock songs

Really, what is the purpose of mosquitoes?

SallyMander still here? I just fulfilled an old promise.

The new Rabrrrrrr? Fucking rocks. That is all.

Two Elephants at Tennessee Sanctuary pass away

my new kitchen toy

Five more Friday/weekend questions

I'm going to Fred Meyer to get soda. Can I get any of you freaks anything?

Players of 'The Sims' - what's the naughtiest thing you had them do?

My friend is making me go yard saling with her in the morning.

Bristol Palin Graduates from High School

kitten picture of the day for friday may 15

How many different ways are there for people to get in touch with you?

Student who shot classmate to graduate, no jail time

Anyone see Angels and Demons yet?

My astrologer told me that I'm going to win the DU computer

Favorite Pixar movie?

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 5/15/09

Further update on my dad

Can you visualize your pet's (pets') face(s)?

What other DUers have dual citizenship?

Will you watch "Farrah's Story"?

The As Yet Untitled Poverty Photo Project May 15, 2009 **UPDATE**

What do you hate most about work or your job?

OK, recovering dude, when you start telling me what not to say to people, you are out of my loop.

Actors you initially wrote off as horrible who turned out to be talented

Please Read My (Long) Heartwarming Kitty Story

In lieu of no new torture photos being available, perhaps these will do in a pinch (no pun intended)

What does it say about the on-going relationship between the media and the political class

Two words: George Tenet.

Military tribunals at Gitmo? I thought we WON the election.

I've got goosebumps! Obama mentioned *me*!

Lawrence O'Donnell: Goldwater said that CIA lied to him in '84

Supremes: Okay Sotamoyer helped stop the '95 baseball strike. She's now my favorite.

Lieberman again praises Obama - this time for reinstituting military tribunals

Gallup: More Americans “Pro-Life” Than “Pro-Choice” for First Time

Torture photos, required reading:

Tim Kaine and Michael Steele get ready to THO' DOWN on Meet the Press Sunday.

Gallup: 75% of Americans believe abortion should not be illegal.

DU'ers are underestimating President Obama's brilliance!

Congressional Progressive Caucus calls for Afgan Exit strategy....


Gitmo - 3 very different perspectives - Cheney's from just a few days ago

List of prominent figures who advocate old standards, not new ones, for trials against terrorists

Obama has the burden of government, that's why he's not releasing the photos, etc.

Obama to renew military tribunals

Best joke from the Daily Show last night:

Website tracks Obama campaign promises. What say you to their score?

"Obama's bid to suppress prisoner abuse pictures fails as images are leaked"

So what do we want from Barack Obama?

Why doesn't Pelosi put an end to this and move to appoint a SPECIAL PROSECUTOR??

Oldest Army soldier killed in Iraq (60 year old reservist)

Cheney's Argument Crumbles Further: Ex-Bush Official Says Torture Ended In '04

Senate Finance Committee Staffers Coming to MSLA, Hamilton, Many Towns in MT

If the Media was really "concerned" about Torture, it would have aired the Ali Soufan Testimony!

Gingrinch on Pelosi: "...most despicable, dishonest and vicious political effort I've seen"

Question for the Photo Seekers: Why release the photos?

Please Please I'm Begging. Can Someone Explain Why What Pelosi Knew and When Is An Issue?

Reference Pelosi- What's worse that Pelosi didn't stop the GOP's crimes

Greedy bastards(Health industry) are already going back on their word to Obama.

Montana Launches Statewide Grassroots Push for Single Payer Health Care.

Little Known Military Thug Squad Still Brutalizing Prisoners at Gitmo !

Pelosi is NOT gonna resign.

Want to meet with Sen. Baucus re: Single Payer?? –AND send a free fax to….

Michelle Obama no 'beauty' but 'bright': Iman

Is It Possible To Be An Anti-War Activist, And Still Support President Obama's Decisions?

We're four months into the Obama first term and he:

Gibbs mocks RNC

Obama restarting bush-era terror tribunals

Revealed: Rahm Emanuel's Secret Service Code Name

The Cheney family media blitz: Anyone still believe Dick doesn't care about popular opinion?

Pelosi is gonna resign?

AP: White House: No interviews of court candidates yet

Pelosi and Torture - Bombshell Evidence that the CIA Invented Evidence of Informing Democrats

To anyone who supports tribunals: would you be tried under military tribunal?

Corporate Media kissing the Left's ass today! How Neato!

Obama is a corporatist, not a capitalist nor a socialist

Tucker Carlson, Dana Perino joining Fox News as Contributors

King: Pelosi is an ‘enemy of national security’

I Nominate Chris Van Hollen As The New Speaker Of House

Steelers to visit White House Thursday!

Nancy Pelosi or Republicans... Who you gonna believe?

When has the CIA lied to Congress? Just ask these GOP Congressmen and others

Bush, Cheney et al may have sowed the seeds of their own downfall within the Patriot Act

When did Dick Cheney jump the shark?

Your favorite Politician arrested AGAIN today

In Praise Of Leah Ward Sears

Did anyone notice that Karl Rove started this last thing with Pelosi?

The next step re:the photos - because of all the media blitz about them

What should Obama do to make for a completely transparent government?

Great New Photos on the Whitehouse Flickr stream


"New Foundation" -- Obama Catchphrase?

Pelosi updates CIA lie claim

We've got our Marching orders from AP: Obama revives terror tribunals, dismaying liberals

Obama on Senate Floor

Military tribunals

Detail of health care plans emerge

NC-Sen: Cooper Won't Challenge Burr

Steelworkers District 2 Endorses HR 676: Unions for Single Payer Health Care

Biden headed back to Balkans next week

Coming soon to a Political Theater near you...

Obama And Wood: Same Hotel, Same Day?

Reporters Gettin' Played...She (Pelosi) wants it all investigated.

Okay! here goes........LIGHTBULB MOMENT

Far left desperately wants the photos released because of concern for the lack of mainstream outrage

Richard Wolffe (on KO): "THE TRAP WAS SET YEARS AGO"

Obama to deliver speech next week on detainees at Guantanamo Bay

I don't know about you, but I'm standing with Leon

Leon Panetta needs to shut the f**k up.

"Majority of GOP insiders say Cheney hurting party"

This week was one of those weeks I stayed away from DU

I see Pelosi as the siren on the torture rocks that the Republican ships will crash against and sink

I dont know about you, But I'm standing with Nancy

I agree with Obama about the photos

NYT: Obama's Personal Finances Are Sound

Bill Would Guarantee Up to 7 Paid Sick Days - Business groups are vowing to block the legislation

So there is this girl at a bar

Say this to a Republican:

Is this honestly the scenario you want?

The media should be talking about Ali Soufan-NOT Nancy Pelosi

Obama on torture photos: cover-up and complicity

PHOTOS Light relief?

Washington, Lincoln and FDR all employed the use of military tribunals.

The clean up guy

I'm very disturbed by the campaign to vilify us on the "far left" for criticizing Obama

John Cusack's Letter To The President

Obama Nominates Top Polluter Lawyer To Enforce Environmental Law

What happened to the Daily Photo threads? I miss them

Whether you are a blind "Obama basher" or a "kool aid drinking Obama worshiper." . .

Twinkle Brothers & Trebunie Tutki

soccer - how to take fucking someone to school in '09

Am I delusional??

You want a Youtube video wave? Pick a genre

Is the 1994 movie Junior (starring Arnold Schwarzenegger) an anti-gay movie?

Thirteen, dammit! There's thirteen triangles.

If you're going to bid on a presidential autograph, make sure he was alive when the doc was made

If you're going to bid on a presidential autograph, make sure he was alive when the doc was made

33. The magic number is 33. We need to keep threads under 32

This is the quiz I'm giving on Mexican history today

ACLU director announces ad campaign condemning Bush-Obama Doctrine

Is this somehow Pelosi's karma for taking impeachment "off the table"?

Why does Midlo feel the need to ruin a poster's ability to summon Grovelbot all by him/herself?

Freemasonic GrovelBot VS Montauk Monster, who would win?

I want to create a thread where I summon Grovelbot all by myself.

Good morning Lounge

I Am SO Disappointed that Obama is NOT Being the Uber-Progressive I had Imagined He Would BE!!!

Finally home! woohoo!

I have a Bluetooth!

Agent Franzia, please pick up the white courtesy phone

I just got back from Hannaford's. I didn't get you freaks anything.

Capricorn One

So If Midlo Gets That Super duper Wow Microwave, Mr Midlo better bow to her

Its official - daydreaming is good for you

Fun facts about the human body

Why does charlie and algernon think I insult you guys all the time?

For The Record: The CIA's existence is based on lying...

Governor Huntsman (R-UT) to resign and accept Obama appointment - ambassador to China

Your choice of the AP's 6 listed top candidates for SCOTUS

Obama doesn’t need Congress to halt gay discharges info on talks with New Zealand, Georgia

Are we seriously going to let the media help the republicans skate while taking down one of our own

Catholic Democrats defend Obama and Notre Dame

Sadly, Rachel just used a RW tactic on Gibbs' answer at his press conference

Nuclear rhetoric from Pyongyang alarms Seoul

A video from the grave throws Guatemala into crisis

Authorities probe insider trading at SEC

Venezuela Targets Cable Station

CIA Contractors Played Big Role In Interrogations

Here's how Israel would destroy Iran's nuclear program

New York City Official Is Obama Pick for C.D.C.

Health pioneer may get Obama post

Pakistan Eases Curfew in Swat

Pakistan's Taliban Fight Threatens Key Economic Zone

Microsoft, China's Hangzhou set 'model city' pact (Microsoft Invests in China)

Panasonic slumps to $4 billion yearly loss

GOP backs CIA in dispute with Pelosi

West rebukes Myanmar on "trumped-up" Suu Kyi case

Asia-Pacific nations agree to protect reef network

Obama, Richardson meet briefly before NM town hall

U.S. Industrial Production Falls Less Than Forecast

Confidence of U.S. Consumers Rises to Highest Since Credit Crisis Started

Shi'ite Maliki calls for majority rule in Iraq

Oil firms battle banks for shot at Semgroup's cash

Hartmarx Focus Of National Effort (Wells Fargo push to liquidate tailor's business)

FBI subpoenas Easley travel records

U.N. Envoy Arrives in Sri Lanka ("unimaginable humanitarian catstrophe")

Swine Flu Not an Accident From a Lab, W.H.O. Says

American who swam to Suu Kyi's home faces 3 charges

Cost of jailing illegal immigrants soars; feds plan to cancel funding

Guatemala police arrest Twitter user for 'inciting financial panic'

Tying Dems to corruption is key for N.M. GOP in 2010

Gilani for incorporating political dimensions following military operation

California Supreme Court Overturns Gay Marriage Ban

Powell aide says torture helped build Iraq war case

Lab didn't tell police 22 vials stolen (Re: former researcher accused of smuggling Ebola into US)

Some L.A. teachers may defy restraining order

Can A New Search Engine Outdo Google? (Wolfram Alpha)

Architects plan tunnel to free landlocked Bolivia

Deal on 90m UK swine flu vaccines

Contractors (another Erik Prince company) investigated in shooting of Afghan civilians

Graphic Abuse Photos Emerge

US releases Boumediene from Gitmo

Town celebrating first lady's visit

Algerian Guantanamo detainee arrives in France

KSM Questioned About al Qaeda-Iraq Ties During Waterboarding

Los Angeles Facing Fiscal Emergency Declaration

Corporate Front Man: Richard Berman manages the news on key labor-backed bill

Gingrich: Pelosi 'Lied,' 'Despicable,' 'Dishonest,' 'Vicious,' 'Trivial'

Poll: More Americans calling themselves pro-life

GM set to cut 1,200 dealers

New 'prisoner abuse' photographs emerge despite US bid to block publication

Obama to replace U.S. Attorneys

Canadian Auto Workers union is not close to deal with GM Canada ahead of midnight deadline

Notre Dame president catches heat for Obama invite

Health Care Leaders Say Obama Overstated Their Promise to Control Costs

Obama renews U.S. sanctions against Myanmar

2 in US guilty of bribes for Haiti phone contracts

Rick Perry: States will 'assert their independence'

Bizarre bird gets private beach in Indonesia

Ron Paul's Son Announces Candidacy for Senate

40,000 protest in Brussels against ‘casino captitalism’ (Jobs not bankster bailouts)

(Special) Prosecutor Ends Session with Rove

Ponzi Scammer Dies in Drive Off Cliff

Photographer who took famous Saigon photo dies

NRA convention bringing top GOP brass to Phoenix

Graham: CIA was 'loose with the facts' about interrogation briefings

US alarmed at Eritrea 'arms link'

Consumer Price Drop Is Biggest Since '55

Congressional leaders inadvertently expose Israeli lobbyists behind letter to Obama

Trade Wars Brewing In Economic Malaise: Outrage in Canada as US Severs Ties

Human Rights Activists Assail President Obama's Decision on Military Commissions

Costco employee files $50 million lawsuit

43 stun-gunned at prisons' Take Your Kids to Work Day

PBS Weighs Separation Of Church & Stations

(GOP Rep.) King: Pelosi is an ‘enemy of national security’

Judge Blocks 'Robo-Calls' Selling Car Warranties

Pelosi Says She Knew of Waterboarding by 2003

More Americans “Pro-Life” Than “Pro-Choice” for First Time

White House may seek funding for abstinence-only education

Wisconsin Supreme Court to review gay marriage ban

Former astronaut (Charles F. Bolden) likely to be new NASA chief

Gitmo general told Iraq WMD search team to torture

Former Oklahoma great Tisdale dies at 44

Panetta to CIA employees: We told Pelosi the truth

Al Gore joins Cheney-Obama feud

Obama Backs Gillibrand in New York, Discourages Primary Challenge


Full appeals court declines to hear Siegelman case

Wheel falls off Colgan plane at Buffalo airport

Venezuela seizes US pasta company

Judge rules family can't refuse chemo for boy

Picnic Goers Advised To “Bring Your Own Gun” (aka BYOG)

50 year old "Left Wing" New York radio station battles to survive

The Shock Doctrine - Republican Think Tanks


Que Sarah, Que Sarah! The Sarah Palin Book Tour

KO: Senate holds hearing on torture

Did Cheney's Criticism Play A Role In Blocking Torture Photos ? "Absolutely Not"

Cheney Used Torture To Get The Answers He Wanted

CNN: Philip Zelikow Senate Torture Testimony

Maddow: Cheney Tried to use Water-Boarding to Prove False Iraq/9-11 Link

Rep. Boehner: Then & Now

Thom Hartmann - “Torture…prosecute or pardon?” Thom speaks with Bruce Fein

CNN: Pelosi - CIA deceived me

US Troops Forced to Steal Clean Water

Thom Hartmann - "Should the torture photos be released or not?"

The Obama Card-RNC tries to bring the funny (00:34)

Apache Junction man invents solar powered motorcycle

Sheldon Whitehouse: Iraq Justification Raises the Prospect of Criminal Prosecution for Torture

Pelosi "mislead" on waterboarding

Harold Ford about torture on Hardball. Now he is backtracking.

Front Lines of Homeland Security

Week in Review: May 15, 2008

Nakba remembered amid Gaza suffering - 15 May 09

Bob Graham: "There's an Atempt Under Way to Shift Discussion From What's Really Important"

Rush Limbaugh Gloats About Pelosi Waterboarding

TYT: Right-Wing Mocks Obama For Caving In On Pictures & Cenk On BBC?

The West's Torture farm - Uzbekistan

Republican on Republican Crime

Consumer Prices Flat, Industrial Production Dips

Limbaugh Invokes anal poisoning again

Rush Limbaugh Thinks Nancy Pelosi Should Resign Because She is a Woman

Fight club for the mentally challenged

The Gregory Brothers Unveil The Latest Auto Tune The News Song On Maddow

Graham: They Claimed to Have Briefed Before Torture, Did Not

Fox anchor takes on Pelosi situation, fair and balanced style

2006: Bush admits that Iraq Had Nothing To Do With 9/11

Kennedy girls give Dick Cheney cookies and cupcakes

Reporter Challenges White House On "Don't Ask Don't Tell" At Press Briefing

Proof that Michael Savage's mental illness is not an act

Civilian Contractors Have the Water in Iraq, Aren't Sharing

Lieberman: CIA “Told Me the Truth as They See It”

New G.O.P. Attack on President Obama

Roberta McCain (McCain's Mom) slams Rush Limbaugh!

TYT: Miss California To Join Fox News?

The Garofa-Gate Ambush: Raw and Uncut Footage

On The Ed Show - The Torture Issue IS NOT about Nancy Pelosi

Doroteo Jimenez speaks at LA vigil for his niece, heat death victim Maria Isabel Vasquez Jimenez

Inside the mind of a wingnut .... Call to Arms

TYT: Was Nancy Pelosi Misled On Torture? Or Is She Complicit?

Thom Hartmann - "Has Dick Cheney won?"

White House Green Jobs Adviser Van Jones responds to conservative attacks on green job initiatives

Sen. Wyden: Don't Let Anyone Fool You That Bush Admin Kept Congress in the Loop on Torture

Who's Responsible for Torture?

.. Attorney John Sifton: Torture Investigation Should Focus on Estimated 100 Prisoner Deaths

Dick Cheney may have used torture to try to forge a false link between Iraq and Al Queda

The Fabrications of Jay S. Bybee

Obama: twice rolled by his generals

Pelosi’s Claims Getting Much More Media Scrutiny Than CIA’s Assertions

"Banksters and military-security industry gangsters are ruling America" by Paul Craig Roberts

The Politics of Excusing Torture in the Name of National Security

Who Rules America? By Paul Craig Roberts

A Skeptical view of torture

"Aipac's hidden persuaders" by Richard Silverstein (5-15-09 Guardian)

Ending the War on Drugs: The Moment is Now by Arianna Huffington

Card Check and Gut Check

Media Shocked - Shocked! - That Pelosi Criticizes The CIA

Focus on the Family Reacts to Barney Frank Internet Gambling Bills

Leveling the playing field

Old Dog, Same Tricks? The CIA Then and Now

Opposition to NH Gay Marriage Confuses Children

Carrie Prejean Should Sue Ann Coulter

Desiderata for the 21st Century

Binyam Mohamed: government delays again (Index on Censorship)

Bush Team Still Haunts Environmentals

Inside Guantánamo Bay: Desperate prisoners ask ‘where is freedom?’

CREW: Abramoff Scandal Lives On (5-16-09)

US Put on Trial for Terrorism and Convicted.

Hollywood beckons for Somali pirate negotiator

½ Naked Blond, Donald Trump Media Circus, Gay and the Gullible Public

Fire the Boss: Naomi Klein & Avi Lewis on “The Worker Control Solution from Buenos Aires to Chicago”

“Obama or Reid Did It” Yucca Mountain Waste, CNN Media Morons joining Fox Nuts

Notre Dame Cancels Obama, Replaces Him with Fetus

Friday Talking Points (77) -- There's Always Next Week...

Democrats: Al Franken isn't enough (Waaah, we don't have the votes)

Kristol: ‘Dick Cheney, Most Valuable Republican.’

Washington Post: What Ms. Pelosi Knew

Dick Cheney Just Wants To Be Loved

China Cars Ready to Take Over Lost Markets left by GM and Chrysler Dealers

Mrs. Obama Visits Students as Motivator in Chief.

The right's tortured shell game (Karl Frisch | MediaMatters)

Joe Conason: We Tortured to Justify War

Torture isn't patriotic (Boston Globe editorial)

The Rosetta stone to Bush era torture

U.S. Republicans turning to scare tactics (Teepen)

On military tribunals, Obama should know better

Cheney said Gitmo detainees revealed link between Iraq, al-Qaida

That Didn’t Take Long: Insurance Industry Breaks Promise To President Obama

Eugenics in Israel: Did Jews try to improve the human race too?

The Cure for Layoffs: Fire the Boss! by Naomi Klein & Avi Lewis

"Water Boarding" Was Called "Water Torture" Until 2004

Little Known Military Thug Squad Still Brutalizing Prisoners at Gitmo Under Obama

Obama's Drug Czar Calls for End to 'War on Drugs'

MOVING FORWARD The Central Park jogger runs strong two decades later.

David Sirota: Health care's enigma in chief

We Wouldn't Want to Inflame Anti-American Sentiment

Succeed ? BushCo Texas received $203,166,455,808 Federal Contracts Republicans cut Deals to Steal

Thomas Kostigen: The happiest taxes on earth (higher taxed countries have higher rates of happiness)

Weekend Economists' Return to Camelot May 15-17, 200

Play him off, Keyboard Cat

The happiest taxes on earth: More people are satisfied in heavily tariffed nations

DOJ opposes national security whistleblower protections

Brazil to continue purchasing Bolivian gas until at least 2019

VENEZUELA-CUBA Inaugurate New Oil Tanker: "The Sandino"

Anti-Cuba Terrorist in Miami: "Don't Expect Peaceful Transition in Cuba"

Colombia Calling: The Other Wiretap Scandal (Indypendent)

Call the NEA! "Venezuela Increases Public Teacher Salaries by 30%"

Ecuador to increase troops on northern border with Colombia

Circulating Letter to OAS' Insulza for Praising Insanely Flawed Senate Elections in Haiti

Chile confirms sentence against ex-Nazi soldier

BOREV: Colombia - "Meet Zulema Jattin! Senator, Terrorist, Drama Queen

Uribe edges towards autocracy (The Economist)

CASTRO AND CHENEY: Ghosts of Administrations Past

BOLIVIA Links Prefect to Terrorists

Krugman: Empire of Carbon

DrumBeat: May 15, 2009

ODAC Newsletter - 15 May 2009

An observation on global warming coverage outside the US

Triple Whammy For Andes Region - Warming Climate = Less Water, More Disease, More Migration

Lawsuit Filed Against Environmental Protection Agency for Failure to Combat Ocean Acidification

PCB dredging in the Hudson begins

Researchers closer to the ultimate green 'fridge magnet'—magnetically-cooled fridge

JGR - Oceans Study - Mechanical Behavior Of Arctic Sea Ice Also Contributes To Rapid Loss

Ecuador Eliminating Fossil Fuel Use in the Galapagos

After Unprecedented 12 Dust Storms , Parts Of Colorado Basin Snowpack Will Melt Weeks Early

Joe Biden announces $100M for lead-paint removal

Four New Nuclear Power Plants Being Given Close Scrutiny for Government Guaranteed Loans

Barack Obama's climate change bill is weakened, but still intact

Seedbomb Instills Fear And Plants Trees!

Bicycles touted as ‘first modern post-fossil vehicle’

Obama Nominates Superfund Polluter Lawyer

Compost tea makes my garden grow like fucking crazy.

The internal combustion engine. Love/hate.

Commentary: Let's get real about alternative energy (CNN/David McKay)

Phil Jackson might need to go after this year

sorry, dupe

NHL: The regular season and home-ice are irrelevant.

So the Schmucks think that the Wings' last goal shouldn't have counted?

Former Oklahoma great Tisdale dies at 44

Amputees in Liberia find hope in football

Interesting. Report: Manny test indicated 'steroids'

Could the final 4 hockey teams be any worse!!!????

Combating Wage Theft

SEIU launches 'Keep America Working' hotline, Web site to support workers and small business owners

Today in labor history May 15 A major focus of the union was the inferior status of women workers

Card Check and Gut Check

Workers In California Block Wal-Mart Warehouse In Civil Disobedience Union Organizing Action

"Restricting H-1B Visas Is Bad"?

Chrysler moves to eliminate 789 dealers, 39 in Michigan

A union-buster's fear campaign

Longshoremen to march in memory of slain workers

Democracy Now segments

Argentine Journalist Sergio Ciancaglini on “Sin Patron: Stories from Argentina’s Worker-Run Factorie

Getting Detroit Back to Work

What's going on with David Ortiz?

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Put Up Your Dukes: Fighting Disease With Soap and Water

Human Noses Too Told for Bird Flu -- One Nose Cosey, Please

Health Care Leaders Say Obama Overstated Their Promise to Control Costs

Health Care Needs Common Sense Rationing

Judge rules family can't refuse chemo for boy

Michael Pollan: "Don't Buy Any Food You've Ever Seen Advertised"

Pair guilty of Sol Campbell abuse

I want to know who was the jerk that post 8 was overturned?

You should read this! Moscow braces for European musical song contest

Near-fatal beating of Buffalo man in West Village investigated as possible hate crime, say police

I'm listening to the archive of Randi's show from this afternoon...

SC House nixes mention of gays in date-abuse bill

Gibbs Pressed Again on DADT

I am marshalling two protests this weekend. You guys are invited to both!

For anyone keeping up with what is going on in Maine

Gay websites being taken offline by attacks today... (Denial of Service Attacks from overseas)

NYTimes Op-Ed: Do Like Jimmy Carter

Why are British MPs courting cowardly Hamas?

Eugenics in Israel: Did Jews try to improve the human race too?

Dennis Kucinich would be the ideal candidate if...

Bill SB 843 Gun control bill

Here's how Israel would destroy Iran's nuclear program

New York Times is wringing its "hands" again...

Scumbag Bankster Owes Ex-Wife Interest on Divorce Payment

Bloodsucking Insurers get TARP Funds

Former U.S. pension agency director probed

Dr. Housing Bubble 05/14/09

UBS Said to Raise Bankers’ Base Pay by 50% After Bonus Cuts

Anyone else notice the new look to the Citicard bill this month?

Denninger :Has President Obama issued an actual directive to Geithner?

Mark Patterson: "It's A Sham. The Banks Are Insolvent"

Why is the administration overlooking credit unions?

TARP Chairman Calls Bailouts a Sham

LAST-MINUTE "help me pick my entry" poll...


Olympic Village, Squaw Valley, CA

The Colorado Chautauqua! Which one?

what do you guys think of this

You all probably know about gigapan, but this was new to me

Surf's Up...

More surfing...

Some photos for Celebration. Sometimes those blurry birds make the shot.

Faerie House Tour of Homes

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 5/15/09

Channeling the dead and repairing my Louis Vuitton

You guys......

Recovering Hoarder Wants to Declutter & Get Organized So Please Send Good Vibes

another small synchronicity

No consensus on the origin of the giraffe's neck

A Brain Scientist With A 'Stroke Of Insight'

Hubble slideshow -- galaxies

Scientists warn of new 'super rats'

Is a non-destructive de-orbit possible for the Hubble?

Stay tuned. Incoming!!!

[Image] I've Got Nothing Against God

Before you do anything, thank God.

Thanks mitchum. You owe me a new friggin keyboard.

An Evolution for Evangelicals WP

Former fundamentalist 'debunks' Bible

Men never commit evil so fully and joyfully as when they do it for religious convictions

my newest kitchen toy....

Teachers, Arne's listening. What do you think about standards?

Here's the thing...

The patsy theory

Texas DUers - to arms! Perry has made another gaffe

can we now start recall on this idiot Perry???nt

Andrew Lloyd Webber eyes future for Susan Boyle