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Archives: May 16, 2009

Peru to sack ’scandalous’ gays from police force

Ship of state

Photographer who took famous Saigon photo dies

Is there any control at all over the Google Ads in DU threads?

U.S. Government Funds $400,000 Study on Gay Sex in Argentina Bars

Rove grilled on US attorney firings

So why don't we start a nonprofit health care co-op?

I'm tortured with not knowing of my family's involvement with CIA torture when I was young...

Absolutely pathetic.....

'Italy's Fritzl' charged with incest and abuse

Supreme Court justice makes Chicago acting debut

While looking at these torture photos I can't help but wonder what kind of animal could do this and

WJ this morning - What Speaker Pelosi: Knew Does it matter

GOP Base Rejects Pro-Choice Republicans: "We Would Never Bend On That"

Kacavas selected as NH's US Attorney

In Sept 2002 when Nancy received the briefing, I'm trying to find out

"The Girls from Ames" - interesting insight on friendship for men vs women

What if the CIA plays hardball with Pelosi, and Pelosi fights back?

msnbc reports from notre dame

newt weighs in on nancy pelosi

Smart cities: Even though the economy is down, public transit use is up in Toronto

Is John Boehner a Borg?

WorldNutDaily: John Lennon made pact with devil, that explains Beatles' quick rise to fame

Do republican men have a problem with strong women?

The Rosetta stone to Bush era torture

Who is the king?? (got that right LOL)

Looking at the new Administration I am reminded of an old story

Rumsfeld's renegade unit blamed for Afghan deaths

Canadian feds to pay for military vets' medical marijuana

The Republicans strongest talking point and it involves Peloisi only not how they are saying now.

Write upside down.

In the river of dreams row, row, row your boat, don't try to get to the other side.

Higher Taxes = Happiness?

Stella Awards

A reminder of our values: "Gettysburg": The "Killer Angels" Monologue.

Ted Sampley; Vietnam veteran was activist for POWs, MIAs

Republicans are now requiring IQ tests for membership.

Maybe marriage should be between three people?

"Love Land" - China's new sex theme park causing a stir

We KNOW the CIA lied about the briefings. Period.

Man's Best Friend (rescuded 5 years ago) Is Missing While The Owner Is Defending Our Country

Watch AFSCME on “60 Minutes” for Sounding Alarm Early on AIG (join our campaign)

This photo provided by NASA taken from the ground using a telescope with a solar filter

Blue Dogs warn House Leaders: Don't Push Health Care too Far Left

On military tribunals; meet the good cop, same as the bad cop

Sunday Talking Heads-May 17

Have no Fear, Liberalism will dominate our Politics.

If Dennis Kucinich had been sworn in as President on Jan. 20th 2009

California mom tells cops she had sex with boys to keep them away from her daughter

Reading DU makes me appreciate how Democrats are so different from Republicans. It is refreshing to

Food Companies Are Placing the Onus for Safety on Consumers (NYT)

The "Dick" in retirement

What are CORE issues you feel would make our system of governing better?

Repulsive Plutocrat Party?

The NYT sums up Obama's civil liberties record in one paragraph

Did anyone catch the new FOX storyline being promoted... Cheney was right

If right wingers are going to act like fascists...

Restaurants in Kansas City fraudulent fish. Is this the norm nation wide?

Caught in a Lie: US is Using White Phosphorus in Afghanistan as a Weapon

"Step on no pets"

Welcome to the era of "Lingerie football"....

nytimes chimes in....In Detainee Furor, a Rare Stumble by Speaker Pelosi

Nancy Pelosi

Bush Administration blocks release of Abu Ghraib photos

Melting ice could cause gravity shift

Court orders Minn. parents to treat son's cancer

Are Republicans cowards? Are they afraid of an Investigation?

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

Simple question Is the government exposing a CIA agent

What would our modern conservative friends have said back in 1633?

Daily Kos video: FDR responds to Republican attacks on his dog

CIA Officers and other professionals were speaking out in 2003, so Congress and media has no excuse

The definitive article on Allen Stanford - must read from GQ - long but worth it

The definitive article on Allen Stanford - must read from GQ - long but worth it

Can humankind, as a whole, learn from history?

I may not agree 100% with our elected Democratic officials.. if fact I don't

Jes' for a second, let's talk real money. NINE TRILLION BUCKS WORTH.

The new DU fad - suspensions as a way to eliminate dissent when you have no grounds to ban.

Knights Templar were tortured.

I guess it's not "empathy" when you're empathetic to business over people

Obama reaches across the isle again.

Idle thought on pro-life

Happy Armed Forces Day

Calling BS on a media lie. They are saying never go after CIA, Pelosi was right,and that was proven

Breast Cancer Petition

Police: Teen Had Sex With Girl's Body

"Seeking the Magic Mushroom"

Love will bring us together.

Just how well are the American auto companies doing overseas?

Sarah Palin's office severs ties with its Crack Ho association.

The class of Katrina

A Different Kind of Boy Scout: Armed and Fighting Terrorism

Cheney's false choice

What the New Right is all about in one brief quote

Carlyle Groups Settles in "Pay to Play" Scandal Probe

Fun political quiz.

Undersea oil could help thaw U.S.-Cuba trade

The REAL Mr. Obama

So, what do you expect?

Late Night Post

Happy Birthday To H20Man's Fire Pit

Should the Bilderberg Meetings be made more available to the public?

How much has Nancy Pelosi been damaged by these attacks?

Will /The Ground Truth/ by John Farmer advance a MIHOP theory?

Michael Steele: Gay marriage will hurt the economy because gay couples will have more money

If John Boehner & Kit Bond know that the CIA was telling the truth to Congress..

Yes We Can!

UCLA Settles With Student Who Sued After Being Hit With a Stun Gun (Chronicle)

UCLA Settles With Student Who Sued After Being Hit With a Stun Gun (Chronicle)

UPDATE 2-Troubled trucker YRC to seek $1 bln pension bailout (Forbes/Reuters)

Why is it so wrong to wonder what the hell really happened on 9-11?

If you move ONE 9-11 thread to the dungeon, you should move them ALL.

I'm standing by my pony.

Do you want to know what I think?

Obama

didn't feel the tears for Farrah Fawcett

S.C. legislator pulls a reverse Arlen Specter, becomes Republican

43 kids tasered at prisons' Take Your Kids to Work Day

abortion poll, supreme court nominee, and spike in abortion protests

Should some journalists and officials take some blame?

Iraqis shrug off concerns over photos of U.S. abuse

FOUR MORE YEARS!!

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

Would someone please inform Newt....

Dunno where to ask, but I need help in locating a cheap plane ticket

Happy ‘Whitey Tape’ Day!

hey.. live Space video from Space Shuttle/Hubble repair mission, >Link>>

In the Belly of the Bayh: Selling EFCA to the Hoosiers.

Apparently, all 'freeper chicks' look like this:

I see the Terry Schiavo posse is demonstrating

The Wingularity is Nigh.

We are officially...the "Downturn Generation"

Official story of 9/11 "almost entirely untrue"-"There Was An Agreement NOT To Tell The Truth"

Rep BOCCIERI(OH) DEMANDS ANSWERS ON FEBRUARY PLANE CRASH NEAR BUFFALO

If it means boosting the economy, then I'm never getting married!

Shareholders Sue Halliburton, KBR, Alleging Litany of Misdeeds

'Super-terminal' raindrops break speed limit

The Camp Hill, Pa., Barnes & Noble is run by asshat wingnuts

Wolfram Alpha search is online

Hey gay people! I want you to know that even though you can't serve in teh military or have

Even if found guilty, Bybee could remain a Federal Judge.

Give a baby squirrel a hand

Massive WIn for the Congress Party in India - here comes another Gandhi

Book TV - Nazi Nexus: America’s Corporate Connections to Hitler’s Holocaust

American singer represents Germany at Eurovision with Dita VonTeese

What does your credit card company know about you? NY Times Magazine

Charge an iPod, kill a polar bear?

If we could get to the main criminals by sacrificing Pelosi; shouldn't we?

End the wars---stop the killing.

Henrico students urge overhaul of sex education (very impressive- *good read*)

Is it a coincidence that Obama named Huntsman today and

French doctors say ex-Gitmo inmate is OK

Conservatives Map Strategies on Court Fight - they will oppose ANYONE Obama appoints...

Conservatives Map Strategies on Court Fight - they will oppose ANYONE Obama appoints...

I don't think it's necessary to re-name the republican party...

"Baucus's Raucous Caucus"

Chicago becomes first city to ban BPA bottles, cups (baby bottles/sippy cups)

Fail!

White House announces names for US attorneys

Alexandra The Great

My nephew is graduating from Notre Dame tommorow and my family will be protesting

The CIA's History Of Deceit

The CIA's History Of Deceit

What happened to Bipartisanship and Liberal Openness?

Killed anyone lately? Casualties continue in our taxpayer funded wars

At what point would the Democrats have said "NO" ?

Third-Grader Organizes Gay Marriage Rally

Howard Stern making fun of Redmond O'Neal's name. Wrong!

I would love to see the latest prize-- the laptop go to a DUer

Whoever thinks Pelosi's career and reputation

I watched Farrah's Story

Very interesting article from Der Spiegel re: outsourcing torture.

Hot Chicks

Only **15 MINUTES LEFT** to enter to win an Acer Aspire Ultra-Portable Netbook Computer!

Cheney talks and the GOP squirms

Let's start by dispensing with the fucking Republicant word play...

Pentagon issues stop-work order for presidential helicopter

Pelosi and the Dems. need to frame it as "The Bush/Cheney Torture Policy."

Who is the best unintentional spokesperson for the Democratic Party?

Is Chalabi still the Iraq Oil Minister?

So... when does the guy I voted for get here?

Two Political Films of Great Relevance: "W." and "MILK"

Navajos largely unscathed by recession

Cheney's Big Speech, Next Thursday at the American Enterprise Institute.

Hannity still playing "dumb" about Nugent's use of the "B" word on his show

This is as ridiculous as it gets, but obviously it is time for investors to invest in ammo producers

The Repuke's shell game about Nancy Pelosi

GOP Tactics Invite Torture Probe

President Obama will give the Notre Dame students a class on constitutional law.

Should Germany keep concentration camp pictures secret?

The truth will out and the pictures as well.

The goings-on at Notre Dame University make it clear that, when I decided, years ago, ........

On the SC nominee, GOP is like a toddler yelling "NO!" before they even know the options

Right Wing Terrorism Watch - Obama's election has spurred white supremacists into action

"Nikki the Porsche Girl" Controversy

Survivors Shed Light on Dark Days of Khmer Rouge

A self-identifying "middle-class white woman" just called into WJ

Alright, dammit, doesn't get better than this: Tony Bennett and Andy Williams, 1965. Together.

A question about the Rethug attacks on Pelosi...

Fillies and Champions

Media Madness

Pelosi's best defense: Would people who Torture LIE about a briefing? n/t

Remember when Obama said "I get it". I don't think he gets it.

Craigslist CEO: Why pick on us for prostitution ads?

RNC chief: Gay marriage will burden small business

Poll: Majority of U.S. adults identify as 'pro-life'

I have a question that is keeping me up tonight

The "ideal" Democratic Party.

Question asked to Afghan school kids. Who do you prefer? The Americans or the Taliban?

We the People have been Tricked, Hoodwinked, Deceived and it's TIME to WAKE UP!

Not Even Chuck Norris Can Save the GOP

Tortured Logic, Tortured Results by William Loren Katz May 14, 2009

Is President Obama a "political coward"?

On Rachel's Twitter: "Pelosi told me the same thing in Feb."

Even With Obama in Charge, Anti-War Democrats Powerless

This Time, Church Won't Demonize Film

California's Plans for Biggest Desalination Plant Are a Go

In order for them to really get Pelosi, there'd need to be a full investigation of it ALL.

So Fred Phelps is bringing his hate parade to Key West.

Let me get this fucking straight....

Update Re: My Family and I will be Homeless in a few Weeks.

Jeremy Scahill: "Little Known Military Thug Squad Still Brutalizing Prisoners at Gitmo Under Obama"

Juan williams is a dick and a tool (if that who was on w/ Scott Simon this AM)

David Plouffe pimping for cash re "health care reform" - send more money?

A very appropriate RFK quote

Inccestuous relationships between Wall Street and Fed mean insiders control the market economy

An Open Letter To President Obama: Revive Lincoln's Monetary Policy

Organizing for America is asking for money for an ad campaign to support Obama's health care plan.

Organizing for America is asking for money for an ad campaign to support Obama's health care plan.

U.S. Justice Department: CIA destroys almost 100 interrogation videos (repost)

The speech you would like to hear Barack Obama give?

**I** decided to leave the Catholic Church years ago. **I** am glad I did.

24hourfitness.com

24hourfitness.com

Who is Stanley McChrystal? What is TF 6-26? Why did Obama pick him for Afghanistan? Horrifying!!!

Jon Soltz: RESOLVED: “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” Don’t Work

Afghanistan: Heroin-ravaged State (Peter Dale Scott)

What do all of you think of Keith Olbermann's "WTF? Moment?"

To whomever blessed me: thank you for my donor star.

There are 2 ways in which people are controlled: 1st of all, frighten people & 2ndly demoralize them

"Building on the system we already have".. a fatally flawed decision

HASTERT Was Speaker When Pelosi Was Supposedly "Briefed" On Cheney's Use Of Torture?

Revealed: U.S. Interrogators May Have Killed Dozens of Detainees

In further news: a beautiful mother is in labor:

No one will ever be held accountable for torture if the focus continues to be on Nancy

FUCK FOX! - a rant.

Analysis: Democrats' security feud may cost them

Not New (Warning: picture heavy and graphic)

Rogue's Gallery time! Post your noms for the *CRAPPIEST* books by wingnuts!

My sweet 14 year old Chocolate Lab died in my arms last night....

Break out the tiny violins! Pastor Says: 'I Saw Catholics Arrested for Being Catholic at a Catholic

Mayor Bloomberg's campaign has spent whopping $18.7 million to date on re-re-election

Let's be serious here.

Snap! Dallas Morning News readers jacked with "have you seen GWB around town"

John Dean: Was It The National Security Bureaucrats Who Forced Obama To Hold On Torture Photos?

I'm your right wing friend and mail you this WaHo propaganda piece.

LAST CHANCE TO WIN!!! We're giving away a SIGNED copy of "The Audacity Of Hope" by Barack Obama!

Cheney supports it ... o my. Cheney did it ... o my. Pelosi knew about it ... KILL HER!

North Dakota has a $1.2 billion budget surplus at a time when 46 of 50 states are insolvent

The NRA is heading to town this weekend...oh joy

Shush, keep it a secret on DU. But the Preakness was great, and a filly won: First time since 1924.

Who should be on the Commission to investigate the torture questions?

Former House Speaker Hastert Joins Turkish Lobby (Anyone Remember Sibel Edmonds ?)

Frank Rich: Obama Can’t Turn the Page on Bush

Stand with me if you stand with Nancy Pelosi

UFOs over Pakistan? (Videos)

Do you believe that a person can just be genetically predisposed to be evil?

So then, the most popular song in the history of Europe. Like, ever.

Should John Edwards be deployed to speak for single payer healthcare?

The Future of Capitalism

"RIDERS UP!" 134th running of the Preakness thread...

Parents battle over free Bibles for students in public schools

Pelosi-gate

Weekend TOONS, Part 4- Unhappy with the administration...

Weekend TOONS, Part 3...

Weekend TOONS, Part 2...

Weekend TOONS, Part 1...

Angry Phone Users 'Rickroll' Robo-Call Company

Jon Stewart Nails it : Obama going back on his own words

Steele Praises Discrimination. It Keeps Wages Low and Business Profits Up!

I suddenly realized that my old Film "Rove's War" is a goldmine Re: Cheney/Torture

Isn't forcible sodomy worse than waterboarding? Because we did that too. Let the GOP defend that.

Carville gets petty in his new book. Says party won in spite of Dean, calls him Rumsfeldian again.

May Photo Contest - Prelim 3

May Photo Contest - Prelim 2

May Photo Contest - Prelim 1

On the Road to Oregon: Colorado Springs tonight.

Let me introduce you to Esther, a week after she left us.

Moyers' FDR Tweet: "Only thing we have to fear is stuff that hasn't happened yet."

Pelosi calls for review of National Security Act -- the one that CREATED the CIA!

Is it just as wrong for a woman to have sex with a underage boy as it is with a man and a girl?

What if TV and radio broadcasters could broadcast paid ads direct from registered political parties

Lies about Canada's health care

DU is at a turning point. We will either be able to discuss POLICY or we will become Teenbeat Obama

Who is it?

Nature's Way -- Randy California and Spirit

I'm so happy! - Son of Mz Pip passed the CA Bar

Castro Valley schools sued over gay pastor talk

Welcome, Ladies and Gentlemen, to the Apocalypse

The Message Board Ep 2: What Makes A Legend Least?

I finally passed the CA Bar Exam!

Late night DU. Fun and odd.

I've been looking for a song for the longest, and it ends up right underneath my nose

$606

Ian Dury and the Blockheads: comment

GrovelBot ! You Mechanical Dunderhead !

Would you rather ride a Harley-Davidson touring bike for two thousand miles, or a CAFE bike for 200

I'm considering going to Katz's, because Katz's never closes!

When good things happen to good people...

Bacon, redeemed

What is happening in this picture?

Can I tell the hair growing on my back to move up to the top of my scalp?

Preakness... who will win?

How to care for a Platy Fry?

Views from travels across the intertubes:

Hurt

Well that was embarassing

A Whiter Shade Of Pale

David Letterman lives in Choteau, MT

Smile A Little Smile For Me

Reflections Of My Life

Soul Sacrifice

I can be a bum-bum of the grandest kind.

Okay I finally found Pepsi Throwback

Bob Dylan: My Wifes Hometown

Bob Dylan: My Wifes Hometown

Ever seen Chairman Mao done as graffiti?

I met a women tonight that was a heroin user, what did you do

I met a women tonight that was a heroin user, what did you do

Need a favor from the Lounge

Can I tell the hair growing on my ass to move up to the top of my scalp?

May Photo Contest Prelims have been posted in GD!

Woah - Fox actually renews Joss Whedon's Dollhouse for a second season!

Don Pardo is leaving SNL. I think that part of my heart is leaving with him

This is just f'ing nuts!

May 16 1984

Seen on the tire cover of a small Jeep - "JEEP GIRL - TOPLESS AND DIRTY"

how does a 110 yo coin get in circulation ? Whats the oldest one you got 4 change?

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Sat 5/16/2009)

I had a dream about roast beef sandwiches and fries... What does that mean?

Advice needed, please! Anyone use online resume postings re: CareerBuilder, etc.?

Mold on a Teddy Bear

I Survived The Drive Down To Yreka, and going again tonight

The New "Guitar Hero Metallica"? Fucking rocks.

Willam & Mary students break "World 'Thriller' dance record" VIDEO

Its Frickin 80 degrees here, about time

Light My Fire

Light My Fire

Folding@Home question

Hi from Lake Tahoe!

It just got real dark outside. I think a spaceship is going to land!

anyone on last.fm?

Elbow music

My friend directed a music video

Totally rad dances of the 80's with Dancin' Kim - she just got back from the mall

REPENT! For the End is Nigh!

Trailer for "Mega Shark vs Giant Octopus" sweeps the internets

Fluorescent Cats

Do you want to know what I think?

Tornadoes in Upstate NY

The Website Is Down wins a Webby in the Viral Video category!

My first CSA box!

Ouch, Charles Barkley's new golf swing

Okay...ohhhhhkay...am I the only one who hadn't heard of Diane Krall before last weekend?

My show starts at the top of the hour

Streaming - Prarie Home Companion

DU Song Of The Day

Boom in tiny bedbugs is causing big trouble

kitten picture of the day for saturday may 16

Reefer Madness is on TCM, just started.

nasty weather in 'bama today.. i'm sitting here listening to the rain & van morrison

We've won the Eurovision Song Contest!

I'm standing with all the people who are sitting, cuz one of them is gonna have to get up sometime

I spent my evening re-ripping the clothes off...

Did you like the book or the movie better (Angels and Demons)

OK. I scraped up enough to buy a raffle ticket.

How do you enjoy being physically separated from others, yet alone with their thoughts?

Intrvention- Allison. Is it even possible to be physically addicted to inhalants?

The mods in an unspecified part of DU really have their hands full at the moment

*snigh*

Yay! Fitz is home!

I love you

I swear to all that's Holy. If Susan Boyle wins the laptop, I'm outta here.

Locking.

Hey WHITEY! Yeah, I'm talking to YOU Whitey!

How to care for Philip J Fry

Do you ever make vows to yourself to change your behavior?

Deputies: Banana used as gun in holdup, then eaten

Grover Norquist vs Grover Monster

Can you name a movie (Spooky one) where this is the plot?

Anyone else get the feeling all this stuff Grovelbot suddenly has "fell off the back of a truck"?

I killed a skunk last night

Turn your nose up at me

What price Delaware State's soul? 0-1 before the season starts

Brand new Kitten(s!) at our house...***dial up warning***

play him off KEYBOARD cat PASSOUT

If being different makes us interesting why do so many here look down their noses at people ...

6 posts to 2000...

NEXT PRIZE: Signed Ted Nugent album!!!

Four more podcasts

Lookout---husband is playing the deej tonite.

I was checking to see if a local pizza place has a website. Apparently I live in Norway.

Only **15 MINUTES LEFT** to enter to win an Acer Aspire Ultra-Portable Netbook Computer!

Can somebody help me?

If you thought that today's race was incredible, watch NBC tomorrow at 3:00.

I wonder what Midlo will buy for me while yardsaling today

I have seen the new Star Trek movie and I have this to report:

Jim Jefferies on HBO....

Meow

Driving at night is pretty nice most of the time

God damned Ants

Some people are just, well, different...

Time for the Clock Stretch

It's been a hot day, and I'm relaxing with a Mike's Hard Lemonade. Will anyone join me?

If You were going to Bunco night with Midlo, what dish would you bring?

Gross Alert: 1 in 5 Americans Pees in the Pool

The bartender punched me in the face.

Fresh baked brownies, warm from the oven

Ahh the DU Lounge....

I'm listening to Part 9 of Glass' "Music in 12 Parts". To what are you listening?

"Forever Bags" suck - and not in a good way

How Do you stay awake if you dont drink coffee and cant have caffeine?

First Susan Boyle, now Rachel Alexandra. Maybe us underdogs have a chance in 2009.

I spent my evening re-ripping my CD collection...

Why should I care that some rich guys horse can run faster than some other rich guys horse?

What Should Midlo Name Her New Baby

Here are all the things my "slowpoke" computer is doing right now...

Queen. Greatest Rock Band EVER!!!!!

When will you realize...Vienna waits for you (--Billy Joel, and now me)

Attended a Catholic Mass this morning

Anyone need a star?

Hmmm...

Guitar Hero 5 details unveiled - Dylan, Stones, White Stripes, Cash, Santana, etc.

I'm coming out to my mom tonight. I need good vibes, and perhaps a place to catch a shower...

Damn. I'm sitting here at the bar, throwing ice cubes at the bartender.

Coldplay fans - FREE download of new live cd

TED NUGENT IS THE GREATEST ROCKER THAT EVER EXISTED.

What in the fucking name of fuck?????

"It's a sham. The banks are insolvent."

They say we had an earthquake at DFW

Terminator 3 is on AMC

Brokeback Mountain

Look at what I'm going to put up at work!!!

My elderly step-father is wasting away

Job interviewers - don't insult my credentials, experience or intelligence.

Obama’s Moment of Weakness - Stern.de Germany

Woot! I got "The Simpsons" seasons 2, 3, 4, and 6 for $14.00 each! Ask me anything!

She won, the filly won.

Shaws has stoned wheat thins on sale for $1.79 off

Wolfram|Alpha ..............anyone???

I just found out Midlo's having QUINTUPLETS!?

THE DEAD webcast RIGH F*cking NOW!

Not wearing underwear to high school is a real bad move

Do You Ever Resist The Urge

LOL...Awkward Family Photos

How insulted should I be about the grocery checker telling me I look exactly like Javier Bardem?

I'm putting in my bid to be Midlo's baby's Godmother

Grey's Anatomy Finale! (Spoilers)

Mother of U.S. Marine Who Was Waterboarded Rips Cheney, Others

*******MILESTONES*******

It really frosts me when my PM's go unanswered!

God damn, this place is dangerous

Who wants us to tie up Thomcat? Video?

I just got another rescue dog!

What to do with captured terrorists?

NY-Sen-B: Israel Backs Off Senate Bid at Obama's Request

We had to destroy the village in order to save it --Afghan Villagers Describe Chaos of U.S. Strikes

Obama keeps tribunals, draws ire

Question: Do you really believe that torture was administered only under the Bush administration?!

Hispanic Bar Association strongly endorses Moreno for Assistant Attorney General for the Environment

Obama hails efforts on clean energy, health care (AP)

Should the UK introduce recall elections?

Should the UK introduce recall elections?

With all due respect. Somebody has to say it- Harry Reid, it's time to step aside

The Machinery Behind Health-Care Reform ( read--LOBBYISTS!!)

The Uneducated Notre Dame Graduates and those "Pro-Life" in some but not all instances supporters

Did the wingnutty teabaggers drive Huntsman to Obama? "Send them home...send them home!"

UT-Gov: Huntsman to be named Ambassador to China

Obama adopts Bush rules on FOIA

How Obama Divides—and Conquers

Graham backing up Pelosi's story = CIA IS LYING ....................PERIOD!!!

The Wall Street Journal editorial page congratulates Obama on his latest anti-terror decisions

Rumor Record: Whatever happened to the "Whitey Tapes"?

If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog.

I think that one reason why Obama does not want to pursue the torture

AP: Official says Israeli PM Netanyahu Likely to Back Two-State Plan

Obama and the RICO statute....

Purifying the party at what cost?

Sanders amendent to Credit Card Bill of Rights to require national usury rate failed 33-60!

Let's get one thing clear: Jon Huntsman was not going to win the GOP nomination.

If you were President, What would you do with the Gitmo Detainees?

See what politics looks like without organized popular front organizations?

GOP Might Back Off Supreme Court Fight - "This is a freebie"

Steele: Same-sex couples don't deserve equal rights because it will burden businesses.

192 out of 265 Catholic Bishops have NOT protested Obama's Notre Dame speech.

In Kagan '81, a Supreme contender

Who does the WH need more? The CIA or Pelosi....

McCaskill being mentioned as potential court nominee

Wasn't Michelle Obama supposed to give a commencement address today?

The media has changed the way we view politics and the act of governing

DUPE

As I sat here watching Bill Maher, I kept thinking about honor...

Heads Up: THe FLOTUS is about to deliver a commencement speech

Many times, It is NOT what a person says..but HOW they say it...DU flareups

Conservatives Map Strategies on Court Fight

Former House Speaker Hastert Joins Turkish Lobby (Anyone Remember Sibel Edmonds ?)

UNIONS are key to pushing for single payer Health reform.....

The Promise of Universal Health Care: An Open Letter to President Obama

Obama's Military Commission Disaster

McChrystal & Pelosi (and Obama, Tillman, Torture, & Pakistan)

Health Care's Enigma-In-Chief

Question: since it has already been admitted we tortured what is the purpose of releasing photos?

Obama is defending torture (and torturers) and bush-cheney and breaking the law.

President to Russia, Italy and Ghana in July.

Tell the Catholic wack jobs where to put it!

The whitey tape was a lie

PSA: military commissions are entirely constitutional under the Geneva Conventions

Most on DU are not party apologist drones or unrealistic party hecklers

Howard Zinn: Changing Obama's Military Mindset

Conservatives Hope Attacks On Pelosi Will Quiet Calls For A Truth Commission

Imagine for a moment if it was President McCain nominating the replacement for Justice Souter

Get your Obama hatred right here.

Only **15 MINUTES LEFT** to enter to win an Acer Aspire Ultra-Portable Netbook Computer!

Happy "Whitey Tape" Anniversary Eve!!!

Conservatives Express Hope That Their Attacks On Pelosi Will Quiet Calls For Truth Commission

Presidential Email Humor - Because I Think We Could All Use a Moment of Levity

New Afghanistan Commander, General McChrystal was Cheney's Chief Assassin.

Let's Investigate the OPR For a Criminal Violation (torture defenders have gone crazy)

Leader of the Party of Torture (Cheney) to give big speech (updated)

Obama Chooses Ghana for First Africa Trip

The Phony Notre Dame Controversy as Seen by an Alumnus

OK, exactly what *should* Obama do about torture?

'Obama makes his bid for Middle East peace' (UK Observer, May 17)

Is the death penalty against Catholic teaching?

Two in three Repub insiders believe Cheney should STFU (updated)

Would the Democratic Party do well to marginalize progressives?

Do these people look like your typical college seniors?

Two questions on Federal Courts vs. Obama's New Modified Military Tribunals

Even with Obama in charge, anti-war Democrats powerless

WP: Possible Court Pick Is Used to Dueling on Bench

NYT reprint of '08 E. Edwards' article on the press in the primaries. It's good.

What time will President Obama speak at Notre Dame?

Notre Dame Valedictorian: Obama Practices Catholic Values

President Obama is NOT A COWARD as suggested by the GOP and their trolls

I'm so glad I'm no longer Catholic!

Steeler to skip WH visit

Is That fucker cheney Going To Run In 2012?

Miracles Whipped

Pres Obama - Hurry And Fix This Please!!!

NYT editorial: Photographs and Kangaroo Courts

Newsweek: What He's Learned - A Conversation with Barack Obama

To those that support the sugar coating of Bush's policies by the Obama Administration

Olberman can kiss my ass!

I'm pleased with the Huntsman nomination.....just a little afraid he might be tough in 8 years....

Huntsman couldn't resist the call of China

Obama to name Utah gov. (R) as ambassador to China

Some astonishing statistics on the "youth vote" and how the GOP is so over.

Hmm, a bit uncomfortable with the Catholic-bashing re Notre Dame....

Obama Is NOT Defending Torture or Bush/Cheney and he's Certainly Not Breaking The Law

Changing Obama's Mindset by Howard Zinn

If you justify every decision Obama makes, how are you different than the freepers the last 8 years?

PHOTOS Soccer Dad. (May 16)

Freepers: "This problem may just solve itself"

Obama risks wrath of his liberal base

"Keep your friends close and your enemies in China."

Democratic Underground is fast becoming a place where you cannot defend Democrats

PHOTOS The First Lady at the University of California Merced

So, what's gone on in the lounge during the past four months?

Montana Democrats put Baucus on Notice over Exclusion of Single Payer Advocates

I suggest that you go back to unconditionally supporting our president

Bristol Palin Graduates from High School

UN urges Chile to reopen commission on torture, to abolish Amnesty Law

US soldier fights Taliban wearing pink shorts

US soldier fights Taliban wearing pink shorts

CAW says GM Canada concession expectations too high

Analysis: Democrats' security feud may cost them

Specter Suggests Changes to Union Bill

Official: Israeli PM likely to back two-state plan (during his upcoming visit to Washington)

Abducted California Boy May Have Been Found in Mexico

First lady addresses first graduating class of UC-Merced

Intricate space surgery revives Hubble camera

Georgia GOP hears Steele frame gay marriage as financial burden to small businesses

Joyce Vance nominated by President Obama for U.S. attorney post in North Alabama

Labour MPs who cheat on expenses will be deselected

Moscow police violently break up gay pride rally

U.S. Contractors Fired at Kabul Car (Xe/Blackwater)

Rumsfeld's renegade unit blamed for Afghan deaths

US to Israel: Tone down rhetoric on Iran

Cuban gays dance conga against homophobia

Sri Lanka declares victory as troops close in on Tamil Tigers

Gingrich: Pelosi could be ousted as House speaker if she lied

Obama names Republican governor as envoy to China

Egypt wants Obama to speak from mosque

Congress [Party] Hails India Poll Victory

Swine Flu May Have Infected More Than 100,000 Americans

Bombing, US strike kill dozens in Pakistan

Astronauts Pull Off Tricky Hubble Repair

President Obama Announces Tribunal Changes That Bring Them In Line With The Rule Of Law

India Hindu nationalist BJP concedes election defeat

Military fights stigma of mental health care

Conservatives Map Strategies on Court Fight

NRA meeting becomes GOP rally

This may surprise a few here, but I am okay with protests at Notre Dame

Caught in a Lie: US is Using White Phosphorus in Afghanistan as a Weapon

Start where you are: Obama is the reality.

Time for a REPORT CARD. What GRADE do you give Obama?

Primate Fossil Could Be Key Link in Evolution

Chellie Pingree on Marriage Equality

Weekly Address From President Obama: Health Care and Energy Solutions

Olbermann & Turley discuss how many different ways the Bush administration broke the law

Auto-Tune the News #3: cuba. afghan friendship. 2-party woes.

Friday 15, PAHO Press Conference Influenza AH1N1

dupe delete please

CNN: Al Gore discusses the climate crisis and DICK Cheney with John Roberts

Parallax View - referenced by K. Olbermann - 5/15/09

President Obama's Weekly Address: Two Pillars of a New Foundation

Obama and Osama - McChrystal clear

New Rules - 5/15/09

TYT: Limbaugh - Dems Addiction To Power Is Like My Drug Addiction

Maddow: Rove Testimony = David Iglesias Interview

Michelle Obama Urges Graduates to Give Back

Rep. Sestak: truth commission essential

Russia Today Reports: Cheney Controlled 'Executive Assassination Ring'

Real Time with Bill Maher -- Miss California Opening & Show Links

President John F Kennedy Funeral

Tracey Ullman as Campbell Brown Compilation

Ibn al-Shaykh al-Libi's Death: Really Suicide Or Was He Terminated ?

Maddow - Torture used to fabricate false case to invade Iraq

Corridor of Shame: Neglect of South Carolina's Rural Schools

Schuster asks 'why did the Bush /Cheney administration not do it (waterboard) in their second term?'

Bachmann & Jan Markell on the "The Criminalization of Christianity"

Malcolm X & Keith LeBlanc - No Sell Out

Major Supreme Court Cases Still to Be Decided

Cheney's torture trap for Democrats

Elephants on Parade

Rove Involved In Cheney Death Squad

Chastise Cheney

Douglas Rushkoff got mugged - then he wrote a book!

Obama names Republican governor as envoy to China

The political and economic crisis in the UK, and the Church

“Cherchez la Femme”

Cheney Admits One Instance Where Torture WASN'T Necessary

President Obama speaks at ASU: Much ado about nothing

The Dick Cheney Magical Mystery Media Tour

NYT: "Obama After Bush: Leading by Second Thought"

"It's a sham. The banks are insolvent. The US government is trying to sedate the public....."

Thriving Norway Provides an Economics Lesson

Are Conservatives Getting Stupider?

Obama's Military Commission Disaster

McChrystal was Cheney's chief assassin

The Media Doesn't Get That Hyping Potent Pot Makes More People Want to Smoke It

Republicans Turn on Jon Huntsman

Pentagon preparing for War with The Enemy: Russia

Dear Corporate Media, Now That You're Connecting Torture to War, Can We Talk?

A Special Prosecutor Is Who Needs To See The New Torture Pics, And We Need To Keep Demanding One

Orbitz launches petition drive to end Cuba travel ban

NYT Editorial: Photographs and Kangaroo Courts

Washington Post: Is Obama Betraying the Left?

The right's tortured shell game

Obama risks wrath of his liberal base

Rich: Obama Can’t Turn the Page on Bush

Poll: 59 percent of Venezuelans back Chávez

UN urges Chile to reopen commission on torture, to abolish Amnesty Law

Send Birthday Greetings to Cuban Fivers, Gerardo Hernandez and Ramon Labanino

Video: CUBA Celebrates 50 Years of Agrarian Reform

GI/Jean-Guy Allard: "Armando Valladares' CIA Org. Linked to Plot Against Morales"

Interview with Bolivia's Foreign Minister: "Communitarian Socialism will Refound Bolivia"

Cuban gays dance conga against homophobia

Human Rights Watch caught politicizing AGAIN

VENEZUELA Uses Recovered Land to Plant Rice with Vietnamese Assistance

Jeremy Scahill: "Little Known Military Thug Squad Still Brutalizing Prisoners at Gitmo Under Obama"

Orbitz launches petition drive to end Cuba travel ban

5/20 in DC: COLOMBIA Senator Piedad Cordoba to Give Update on Human Rights in Colombia

GI: "Puerto Rico - the dream of a country"

Samsung Blue Earth

Environmentalists Attack House Global Warming Deal (TIME)

Flat-screen light bulbs switch on (BBC) {OLED's match FL's}

New US energy research centres will create 1,100 new posts for postdocs, graduate ... (Nature)

What's with the quakes near Kodiak Island?

Australia halts cull of kangaroos (BBC)

Smells like Somali oil around here

Fucking Chalk!

25-12

Today in labor history May 16 The U.S. Supreme Court issued the Mackay decision (Reagan & PATCO)

Workers Struggles: Asia, Australia and the Pacific

BCTGM-Alliance for Retired Americans Friday 5-15-09

Daily Kos: Take action to Stop Farmworker Deaths on the Anniversary of Maria Isabel's heat death

Grocery workers union adds south state unit

Skyline of Richmond, Virginia Rally with the Steelworkers at the Sands casino in Bethlehem, Pa Monda

AFSCME US LEGISLATIVE REPORT May 15, 2009

Eighty Thousand Pennsylvania Workers Facing Possible Empty Pay Envelopes

Massachusetts: Union Reverses Course on Cellphones

With union deal off, Newsom says 1,000 jobs cut

AP: 7 pro-union protesters arrested in SoCal (among a group of 100 demonstrators at Wal-Mart)

Eminem Flying Some Jobless Detroit Autoworkers To Hollywood

Labor FY 2010 Budget Will Protect Workers. What a Concept

On health care, unions leave no stone unturned

Court gives US Labor Department win in Triangle Labs 401(k) case

DPS Union Vote Draws Complaint

OSHA fines Hess Corp. $141,500 for 32 violations

Worker deaths result in OSHA citations

Congress Turns Up Heat for OSHA (companies need to refocus on their health-and-safety)

Man hurt in fall at Nebraska Air Guard HQ dies (another in critical condition)

LA Officer legally justified in kicking suspect, union attorney says

The Back Story: Employee Free Choice Act (Rove fundraiser)

Owners, NFL players to open labor talks within month

GM, Canadian Union Resume Talks Over Cost-Saving Labor Contract

Gang Strike Force officers blow their own cover online

Australia declared measles free

Just received a bill that has me seething...

Moscow police break up gay pride rally

Did you guys see Jon Stewart last nite take on Obama about DADT?

Do LGBT organizations fail at promoting their missions?

RNC Chief: Gay Marriage Will Burden Small Business

Ready to be pissed off? Weakland says he didn't know priests abuse was crime.

'I'm a boy-girl,' says 8-year-old

Fed Phelps is coming to Key West.

Book chat!

I think I figured it out ,

Nevada Domestic Partnership Bill Advances

Just watched MILK: Yet another debt my generation owes the GLBT community of that era

So....you hate American Idol...or not....

Hooray for puppies!

I have a question that is haunting me tonight

Netanyahu ready to back two-state solution

Attention English speakers: Israel wants you to teach their over-crowded classes

Burglar shot by homeowner

Deputies: Armed homeowner stops burglary

Burglary suspect shot by resident in Mar Vista

Ottawa extends long-gun amnesty for another year

Schriever man fatally shoots armed burglar

Witness halts fleeing driver after two Mishawaka girls struck (very sad)

Officers were just 20 feet away at the time of the shooting, and responded within minutes.

A tale of two car jackings, two very different outcomes...

Man Kills Boss Over Air Conditioning

man killed by target shooter's bullet

Concealed handgun instructor turns gun on police.

Graph: rifle cartridge muzzle energy and momentum factor

Denver man pleads guilty to New Year's shootings

Hamas says Israel recognition not for discussion

Do we have trolls lurking here?

Police: St. Pete homeowner with shotgun confronts burglar (actually pretty funny)

Ruger's introducing an AR-15

Not so fun facts about our money:

$#@!%&^!!@#! Bank of America !!!!!!!!!!

Hot in Recession: Chocolate, Running Shoes, Spam

Outrageous and heartbreaking effect of mortgage crisis!

Insurers Back Away From TARP

ALLL AMERICAN PARTY

1% own 33.4%

May Photo Contest Prelims have been posted in GD!

Help!--Does anyone know a good photo posting site?

I'm going to Alaska!!!

A few (for now) Venice Beach people pictures.

Some days you just feel like the photos take themselves.

I'm baaaack. Do you know, non-stop, it takes 28 hrs. to drive from

For Mira....more painted buntings

this big-mouth wakes me up

"My plastic fantastic lover..."

Monument Valley - A glorious day - red rock and clouds

Florida no-kill shelter in danger of closing

d-d-d- dupe

"Hey . . Jupiter"

Volunteer needed for June prayer, light and healing request thread

What is up with this ear-worm?

Starcodes by Heather Roan Robbins

Learning to live in my body

All experts . com is a free website that you can ask questions on

Self delete

How Neanderthals met a grisly fate: devoured by humans

Ready to be pissed off? Weakland says he didn't know priests abuse was crime.

Aside from Christianity, are there any other religions that use a torture device

Consciousness: The Bridge Between Science and Spirit

Mexican Chocolate Tofu Pudding

Quick and dirty broccoli. You got a bit of broccoli and need to use it,

California sweet cherries...

Making Cheese At Home

Hope I'm not out of line here, but, has anyone heard from Tab

Mothers' talk is key to kids' social skills, study says (CNN)

Interview with Arthur del Bianco....

Official story of 9/11 "almost entirely untrue"-"There Was An Agreement NOT To Tell The Truth"

Four Basic, Major Assumptions that Supporters of the Official 9/11 Story Have to Make

I need help finding a Perry video

I put away an innocent man (Dallas Co. Assistant D.A.)

Help needed: Please call your Senators on SB 3680 it already passed the House HB 3680

Anthony Hopkins Is To Play Hannibal Lecter Again, No Jodie Foster

I watched Farrah's Story

Letter a scathing indictment of RCMP

CRTC delays new rules for buying U.S. TV shows

Woman cuffed for not holding escalator handrail

How Harper's European spring turned sour

The Conspiracy Theorist Label

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