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Archives: May 20, 2009

Was AIPAC Iran Specialist Weissman charged by Bush DOJ to shut him up ?

Where I stand (on my feet).

Where I stand (on my feet).

Make love, not war!

Savage attacks: "Rush Limbaugh is a fraud"

U.S. Considers Stripping SEC of Powers in Regulatory Overhaul

Former fundamentalist 'debunks' Bible

Arnold Schwarzenegger gets 2nd major election smackdown by voters

"Free" market ideologues don't really want that for health care.

How was Stewart's interview with Newt?

The Disease of Permanent War

Sometimes being the last state to get something new is a plus!

My thoughts on making American Auto Manufactures viable again

Louisiana GOP: "Avon Honey used mind control powers to make us accept stimulus that Jindal refused!"

U.S. Army paid bonuses to KBR despite questions

Amy Goodman: Yoo’s Views Make Philly News

Cafferty File Re Healthcare Overseas

WJ: Republican callers ripping the party

Investigation Into Huge Loss of Computerized Clinton Data

WOW! Michael Steele's turned a corner, gonna take 'em on, no more looking in the rear view mirror!

Democrats Defending Pelosi

Media Matters: Newt Gingrich Is A GOP Nobody From the '90s - Why Is He Quoted Like Gospel?

I read there are 65,000 gays & lesbians in the service now. What would happen if they ALL came out?

How should we celebrate the Reagan centenary?

GOP, no more looking in the rear-view mirror by looking back to Reagan

DNCC Caller Was Rude

re Climate Denier talking points....Need help to contact Hardball

The missing link google banner

Pic from yesterday-oh, to be a fly on the rosebush!

Dodd, Specter, Isaacson and Thune spearhead letter to Obama on Israel

New Credit Card Legislation

Above all else, profits must be maintained in our health care system

Stephen Colbert -The Word - I Know You Are But What Am I?

Wall Street Journal Journal Community: Stop Obama Pictures on the WSJ

Common Sense from Neil Cavuto on the "Democrat Socialist Party".

Norwegian team reveals 'missing link' -Creationists heads explode!

Canadians - check your Employment Insurance (EI) qualifications/eligibility stats!

Banks Use Life Insurance to Fund Bonuses

MSM-Notes on the margin (Sibel's blog)

Cheney vs. History

Argentine Jews baffled by anti-Semitic attacks

There has to be a better way to promote organ donation

Wherein trof becomes a deadbeat.

Progressive Ilan Goldenberg Heads To The Pentagon

Martin Luther King Jr. bio set for bigscreen

Does Michael Steele have the GOP by the balls?

fair media? how often do we see michael steele on teevee vs. tim kaine?

Billionaire Donors Hold Secret Meeting

Powell responds to Limbaugh and Cheney: They have their own ‘version’ of the GOP.

Are you qualified to sit on your local school board or local town council?

Hewlett Packard to cut around 7,500 jobs

Why Can We Only Rec. Posts Posted Within the Last 24 Hours?

Quote for Wednesday, May 20th, 2009.

Hey UNION people! Look here!

Vermont Acts to Make Drug Makers’ Gifts Public

Medicare fraud fugitive Garcia nabbed in Canary Islands

Here's a question for you, personally, about Don't Ask Don't Tell

Guantanamo: A Prison Built On Lies

A poll that I would like to see:

Are ya pissed off yet today?

"We'll take can take South Carolina!"

Oklahoma to display Ten Commandments at the state Capitol

Megan Meier Cyberbullying Prevention Act

History of corporate healthcare

How convenient?

What do you want to know about Jack Smith?

***** WebCast: "Rewarding Failure: Contractor Bonuses for Faulty Work in Iraq" *****

OK, it won't actually happen because the Dems are for the most part adults, and Repugs ...

2 direct links to e-mail Morning Jerk, my e-mail re: His swiftbotting PELOSI

New Baby Boomer Retirement Plan........

We need another Church Committee.

Why would anyone working in the Public Sector...

30 year anniversary of The White Night Riot this Thursday

The Republicans never learn, continue to go on the Daily Show

So Muller says if detainees are imprisoned in the US they could

I'm obviously not shy about posting threads critical of administration policy

Concealed weapons on the D.C. mall?

Cheney is a private citizen, the grid... an EX parrot.

When's the BIG vote today? (To re-brand the Dem Party)

Pressure Mounts On Pawlenty To Seat Franken

Civil Rights Leader James Farmer to LBJ: "how did you get to be the way you are?"

Republican Health Care Plan Unveiled

Obama Gitmo Plan: FBI Director Disses, Court Kisses, Senate Pisses

Oh.My.Dog. Republican Strategist on MSNBC talking about how Barney Frank is hard to understand

Sen Harkin Needs to put EFCA on the Senate Floor and Require Dems to Vote Their Conscience LINK

Three out of 30 Wash Post op-ed writers are female.

Conservatives Re-Writing History: WE NEED MORE WIKIPEDIA EDITORS

Simon Cowell's Ex Attacked After 'American Idol'

check out the "Venus Project" It's a future thinking idea about an economic system that is best for

Man Demands Dentures During Alleged Stick Up

Glenn Beck lied about Whoopi and Barbara---Whoopi just confronted him to his face. . .

Pelosi Biographer: Why I Believe Her On the CIA and Waterboarding

My pick for the Supreme Court: Justice Joyce L. Kennard.

Guess Bristol Palin is gracing the cover of people magazine.

Senator Kerry - talk to Single Payer advocates instead of calling Homeland Security

Large Majority Supports 1973 Roe Decision, Opposes Overturning It

FOX: Democrats pass resolution changing the GOP to the Stupid Krony Kapitalist Douchebaggery Party

Sec. Clinton testifying to SFRC about foreign affairs budget 1:45pm ET

Summary of Glenn Beck "THE VIEW' appearance here:

US nuke event in Minn.

Guantanamo Bay is an international disgrace.

Whatever happened to Aaron McGruder?

Sun-Tzu "The Art of War" page 36--I did not know it said this

Pros and Cons of the Credit Card Bill. CS Monitor coverage.

Californians tell Ahhnuld to go terminate himself; budget mess continues

Senate Republicans Agree to Pay Coleman Legal Bills

For the Progressives on the board

Caption: Harry 'More Popular in the Senate than in Nevada' Reid

The GOP's real intent with the "Democrat Socialist Party" title

On Waterboarding and Torture

Calif. Supreme Court confirms NO ruling on Prop. 8 tomorrow

BREAKING: Obama Surprise Meeting with Wall Street Boss !!!

So is “God” an American, or what?

So is “God” an American, or what?

The new GOP think tank:

Reid Spokesperson Signals Wiggle Room On Guantanamo

Two Blackwater-Affiliated Contractors Flee Afghanistan

Hartmann will be discussing "What's Wrong With Harry (Reid)"

NEWSFLASH! Dick Cheney is a fucking asshole.

NEWSFLASH! Dick Cheney is a fucking asshole.

Great news! The Old White Fascist Party may avoid a showdown over its Democrat Socialist resolution

Wall Street And The Media Are Trying To Make Us Forgot Who Started The Financial Crash

I voted for all those California propositions that just lost

If Repukes were not so stupid, they would not have any problem understanding Barney Frank.

Limbaugh resigns as ‘titular head’ of the Republican Party, passes ‘the baton’ to Colin Powell.

Remember Bush and the squirrel?

Gates Says Iran Missile Test Appears Successful

LOL! Rep. John Murtha, D-Pa - pic

MASSIVE GOP FAIL. . .LOL: Republicans Say No to "Democrat-Socialist" Resolution and Clown Suits"

MASSIVE GOP FAIL. . .LOL: Republicans Say No to "Democrat-Socialist" Resolution and Clown Suits"

Colin Powell Tells Cheney And Limbaugh To Shove It

VIDEO: Whoopi calls Beck a "Lying sack of dog mess".

TIME: The Montana Town That Wanted to Be Gitmo

A Memorial Day Salute to Republican Mommies and Daddies

Perry won't apologize for his consultant’s remark that Hutchison is making GOP into a ‘whorehouse'

Perry won't apologize for his consultant’s remark that Hutchison is making GOP into a ‘whorehouse'

Glenn Greenwald: Terrorists in Prison: Is There Anything the Right Doesn't Fear?

Steven Green update:jury in deliberations for penalty for rape/murders while in Iraq

It sounds like this credit card legislation DOES control the APR

Siegelman Committed No Crime... There Was No Bribe

Obama, Cheney plan dueling speeches

If Gitmo Prisoners Were In U.S. They Would Be Visited By Their Compatriots........

STFU Dick Cheney

Whoopie Goldberg goes to far, she should apologize (re: Glenn Beck)

Right wingnut groups twist hate crimes language to defend bigoted views....

If You Want Us to Start Snitching, Lead the Way

parental rights re medical care (Daniel Hauser case)

Hello, I must be going...

100 MPG In An SUV?

Prof: Intellectuals failing poor blacks


Ed Schultz today- LOL! He is cracking me up

Not So Fast: Indiana State Pension Fund Seeks To Block Chrysler 363 Sale, White & Case Retained

Is there something in the air?

Is there something in the air?

surge update - 34 dead in bombing outside Baghdad restaurant

Court sides with Obama-Bush missing email docs stay closed!

Terrorism Breeds Terrorism

I didn't think the story about the little boy whose father bit out his eyes could get worse but:

Please comment; freepers blaming unions for offshoring woes

How In The Hell Is Newt Friggin Gingrich Shaping the Debate On Torture?

President Jed Bartlett on the bible

Sens Nelson & Chambliss on Matthews' show

Poll: Majority think GOP proposals are bad for the country

International Day of Slayer Petitions the White House

FReepers latest brainstorm (oxymoron, I know)

Is there a way for DU to help...

Why Ida is such an amazing ancestor

Exclusive: SF Mayor Gavin Newsom Asked Court to Delay Prop 8 Ruling

Joe Scarborough was especially obnoxious and childish this morning...

Sensitive data missing from National Archives

Balancing Wildfires and Chaparral

CA - State Petitions Supreme Court to Reinstate Video Game Ban

Cast Your Vote If You Are Proud To Be a Socialist

The Dallas Principles, a New Approach to LGBT Equality

Hey DU, and Colbertwatcher, here's the photos, troubled times

what's on a penny?

Reporter Convicted For Killing Fish With Shampoo

Reporter Convicted For Killing Fish With Shampoo

Watching PBS Newshour - Stu Rothenberg and Amy Walters - I am very pissed off....

Powell-Limbaugh feud grows - Limbaugh responds to Powell

resolution asking the Democrats to rename their party the "Democrat Socialist" party

Get a load of google- now that's got to rile the fundies

Former Head of Pension Agency Refuses to Testify - Reports $33.5 billion deficit !!!!!11!!

Obama breaking four aid pledges?

Where's the Goddamn Outrage-When It Comes to Labor Laws-We Have a Corporate Crime Wave-Dave Lindorff

So, Gavin Newsom asked the CA Supreme Court to delay its H8 ruling

GOP pays $750,000 in Coleman legal bills (CNN)

Did White House OK Earliest Detainee Abuse?

The Republicans Must Want to Keep Pelosi as Speaker

Elizabeth Holtzman: The Phony Debate About Torture

Sen. John Ensign (R-Nevada) says Gitmo detainees get better health care than we do with private care

I so love the Mayor of Lansing on Ed's show.

What is this?

Rove on wrong side of employee free choice (Do you agree with Karl?)

US banks expected to repay $25bn (BBC)

Schwarzenegger missed his golden opportunity to give Californians the truth

Impeach/Prosecute Congress/DOJ/CIA/Prez for Conspiracy and Obstruction of Justice....

Want some oysters? I'm gonna grow 'em.

Unmasking Blog Commenters Not a Huge Threat To Freedom

NH legislature kills same sex marriage

Obama's Notre Dame Speech Strikes 'Forceful Blow' Against Culture Wars, WP reports

Will M$Greedia dare to carry Cheney alongside

Recently saw "Blood Diamond."

Death by Spreadsheet: Testimonials of Loss From the People of The United States

I wish to live long enough to be arrested for ........

Dear President Obama,

The Real World . . .


Cheney to give Republican response to Obama national security speech tomorrow

Racist birther hate-gasm billboard campaign!

Oklahoma pastor releases video unwittingly proving need for hate crimes legislation

Please rise for the Socialist International

Guv responds to ballot losses, seeks D.C. aid

Girl, 12, takes dad's car on joy ride; charged with grand theft auto at her father's request

GOP drops effort to rename Democrats 'Socialist'

GOP unveils health care plan

Have you been to Google today?

anyone recall Albert Schweitzer?

List of Prisoners Currently at Colorado "SuperMax" Facility

U.S. Army paid bonuses to KBR despite questions (about "electrocution deaths of U.S. soldiers")

Son of the late Robert F. Kennedy said to be interested in Obama's old Senate seat

Did anyone just catch KO

Political Bites: It's Rush against the world

347 convicted terrorists are already being held in US prisons.

Libertarians believe that...

Stupid and Spineless Redux

Issa not one fugging word you say matters

What is missing ...

Rant: The Utter Hypocrisy of this morning's hearing with Geithner.

Those voting NO on stripping funding to close Gitmo

Carrie Prejean’s Mother Is Gay?

Vince Bugliosi wrote a book threatening to bring charges against W

Help me undestand this - if I am wrong (due to understanding) set me straight

Simon seems kind of bored.

Right wing civil war: Michael Savage lashes out at Bill O'Reilly and Rush Limbaugh

OK DUers I need your thoughts on how Obama will

Republickers: "These terrorists can melt bars and walk through walls! They can hypnotize

Has anyone ever used Lending Tree as means to find a mortgage?

John Weaver: GOP "Headed For A Blowout" In 2012 If Cheney, Limbaugh, Palin Lead

Republicans Hitting Pelosi For 'Attacking' CIA Have Long History Of Their Own Attacks

Democrat Socialist Party - Meeting held here

Dear President Obama, Prosecute Torturers 1st or No donations! I am done!!

Weird Science: Mixing Carbon NanoTubes With Plastic

Weird Science: Mixing Carbon NanoTubes With Plastic

Medical Professionals: What kind of cancer is this?

Military burns unsolicited Bibles sent to Afghanistan

Postville: One Year Later

So when are Republicans going to apologize to the CIA?

Health Care Activists Battle Powerful Insurance Companies

Obama Huddles With Human Rights Groups Before Security Speech

Bombshell Report Ties Gonzo to Torture, Months before "Authorization"

The Rude Pundit: Gitmo Detainees in America: What We Should Really Fear

Cash for Clunkers New Car Incentive?

a wonderful animal rescue person -- Sue Underwood --

Political discussion on the Democratic Party for the Progressives at the forum

Let's only let guns in parks that were bought through predator credit cards. : Investigative journalism online

Renewed US passport: turnaround time, 11 days.

Why is Rumsfeld the whipping boy du jour?

Today we moved another little step closer to marriage equality in America

Limbaugh blasts Powell attack (CNN)

ACLU Has PROOF - Gonzales Approved Torture Months Before Memos Written

Bank execs paid via insurance on workers

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!


And here is the religious nuts response to IDA, you've been warned

MP3 of Obama's call to space shuttle Atlantis...

Is Politics "just a game" to you?

"Rush Limbaugh is a FRAUD"says Michael Savage

Any Domain name experts out there? I want a domain name that is available tomorrow at 5 pm.

Best WTF ever KO

If you're being pummeled from the left and pummeled from the right, it is easy to make it stop

Spoiler Alert...American Idol....The Conservatives Viewers Spoke ...... Spoiler Alert

Man Gets Flat Tire; State Threatens Foreclosure (OH)


About those torture photos the government is hiding.....

Obama's Warfare State

It is possible that Abeer Qassim Hamza al-Janabi won ...?

Torture Won’t Be Solved On Cable News

In Defense of George W. Bush

We could put those tarrrists

PhonyTorture Debate-Elizabeth Holtzman: "Torture Can NEVER Be Used Because The Constitution BANS It"

found this website: Share The World's Resources: sustainable economics to end global poverty

Transgender Woman in Maine Wins Discrimination Lawsuit Against Denny's

A Sample of Health Insurance CEO Compensation

Add your own caption:

Hudson: Obama Is Simply Trying to Reinflate the Bubble Economy

I just went through $27k of hospital bills. Insurance is NOTHING but organized crime

U.S. GPS system could fail next year

George W. is coming to my town tomorrow and everyone is all goo-gooing about it.

Obama is asking for your personal stories in fight for Health Care Reform


Washington Post: Thousands beaten, raped in Irish reform schools

Specter defends Pelosi, questions CIA's honesty

Letter from a Dodge dealer

Former President Carter to Win Gandhi Award

A bright yellow shirt today will cause allegations of global warming.

A bright yellow shirt today will cause allegations of global warming.

Please! Drop the meme of the dueling speeches! THERE'S NO COMPARISON!

The Sleeper (cell) of the Senate--- Meet Senator Max Baucus

"Leave Rush alone!!!"

What We Talk About When We Talk About Torture - Toon

4 arrested in plot to bomb NYC targets, shoot down planes in Newburgh, NY

Official: Gitmo suspect to be sent to NY for trial

Rachel and Scary Music

We live in a centrally planned political economy.

so what is it now? the amount it cost a day in Iraq.

Jaws drop in gallery as NH rejects gay marriage: Dem gov wants "strongest protection for religion"

Jaws drop in gallery as NH rejects gay marriage: Dem gov wants "strongest protection for religion"

Is there a point at which cutting state and local budgets is counter-productive?

We must tell him he is wrong

I have a New Name for the GOP now that the Grand OLD Party has pick us a new name!

I have a New Name for the GOP now that the Grand OLD Party has pick us a new name!

I just completed my act of defiance of Obama's lawyers.

The RNC literally does not understand the US election cycle..

Sibel Edmonds describes how media self-censorship subverts democracy.

OpEdNews: Don Siegelman Has Fans Everywhere (A Phone Call To The White House)

Why did Bush-Cheney and the CIA Destroy the Minds of 9/11 Detainees? Others Disappeared or Dead.

Time to classify high fructose corn syrup as an "artificial sweetener?"

5 police officers fired for beating unconscious chase victim (the video...OMG)

Iraq an unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security and foreign policy of the U.S.?

GO GO Ron Reagan!!!

GO GO Ron Reagan!!!

Do you support "sin taxes"?

The GOP is voting on an important issue today

Let's hear it for the crew of STS 125! The Hubble Space Telescope lives!

On health care debate, it's not Dems vs Reps, but D.C. vs the American People

World's First Battery Fueled By Air

Acacia sapiens

Health Insurance in the United States Sucks

Some ideas regarding excessive cost of drugs

surviving and thriving after chemo and/or radiation for cancer? check in.

surviving and thriving after chemo and/or radiation for cancer? check in.

McClatchy: Are Wall Street speculators driving up gasoline prices?

Helping Mentally Ill People Find Jobs Could Save Federal Government $368 Million A Year

CREW article: Obama administration is closely aligning itself with the Bush administration’s views.

And that you heard was the National Security State putting its foot down

Franken: "I know that I won"

Why do I keep hearing from military family members that the Dems

Do smokers have a right to exist?

Best Musicians/Bands that promote liberal ideology...

To All of You American Idol Haters: You missed something tonight that I'll never forget.

Wesleyan U Shooter Had "Protocols of the Elders of Zion" anti-Semitic tract.

Baucus calls 2nd closed door session on health care. No public, no media, no record.

$200 for NINE pills?!?

Which Republican delusion do you wish most really was true?

Yesterday Elizabeth Edwards was on the View -- and it was her son's 9th birthday

Yesterday Elizabeth Edwards was on the View -- and it was her son's 9th birthday

Grab your Tinfoil Hats...

Household drill saves boy's life

I see that only ONE of Arnold's proposals passed in last night's Special

Ron Paul is a crazy man

Pentagon: Many Guantanamo Prisoners Return to Fight. This Is Why Young People Don't Read Newspapers

Hello, DemocraticUnderground! Want To Fight For The Public Option?

Hello, DemocraticUnderground! Want To Fight For The Public Option?

Drug Puppies

California voters exercise their power -- and that's the problem

For those critical of the child not receiving chemo/radiation.....

Ed Schultz vs Ron Paul

The Bad Guys of Subprime Lending Are Raking in Bailout Billions

The natural progression of Capitalism and Globalization is outsourcing and economic struggle

Obama Lawyers Urge Rejection of Plame Leak Suit Against Cheney, Rove

Those who pay off credit cards monthly may pay a cost for that.

Credit card reform may mean responsible users will pay more .... industry calls you a "deadbeat" !

What will happen first, Franken being seated or Coleman being indicted?

Should a learner permit for driving say that you have or haven't met with a tobacco counselor?

Bill Clinton: A Disgraceful George W Bush Enabler

Dammit, why do I always find these THINGS between my legs!!

I have another great money-making idea! I'm going to start an on-line college!

Beachbaby, where the hell is my Johnny Walker Black on the rocks...

Anybody know a college that offers lots of biology classes online?

Whoever did it, thank you.

Aspiring filmmakers or screenwriters

Should people who receive welfare be required to look for paid employment?

German poems in English (new feature by MissHoneychurch)

No Parking On The Dance Floor.....

I want to create a DUCK thread that FREE's THE DUCK!!


For a brief moment in time, all three of the "threads that never die" align in the DU Lounge

Academic and/or career advice needed

Guys. Check out Google's home page.

is it true, is it true, is it really, really true?

work out question

well, i'm working out the details

Funniest Read EVER!! Review for Wolves T-Shirt on Amazon (you'll think you're at Free Republic)

Funniest Read EVER!! Review for Wolves T-Shirt on Amazon (you'll think you're at Free Republic)

i might be jumping the gun here, but if there a "ceremony"

Good morning Lounge

Police: Pittsburgh student, 17, to be charged for using biology class snake as jump rope

You're dope!

directions to the batchelor party

I feel like an asshole full of smashed cans.

Damn, is sold out of "Mega Shark vs Giant Octopus"

I forgot to wearn my nicotine patch this morning...

The cat broke her water on my bed at 3:20 am

Califorinans - did you vote yesterday?

Aldi's Swiss Cake Rolls suck

I'm going to McAlisterville in an hour. What should I see?

Power outage in my neighborhood last night. Are we turning into a friggin' 3rd world country?

Power outage in my neighborhood last night. Are we turning into a friggin' 3rd world country?

Lost vs. 24 (spoilers)

Is it really me?

great website

Did a teacher go too far, or is the student out of line here?

I’ve noticed as I’m getting older, doing anything out of my usual routine

Anyone else have a friend who needs to stop people from having mindless fun?

Battle of the Flight Demonstration Teams

Zombie Ants on the march (real story)

I did my cardio


What is it with people wanting tin foil on their teeth.

So, the 97 y/o guy died of cancer with ultram to ease the pain.

Is it possible to bullshit a bullshitter?

Is it ok to smoke while giving your cat a tattoo?

Can It Get Any Better

I would like to suggest that Pi is really more a quadratic equation

Osteopathic physicians rule

i was rummaging through a box of my dad's old stuff

I know what I'm getting Symarip for Xmas this year WOOHOO!!!!

For those who love awesome movies...

Because of you people, this man has a career.

For the Progressives on the board

if my cheese was a walrus dick, would you eat it?

Have you ever purposely tried to make a Repug mad on a blog or message board?

Awww video (deer and cat)

Has DU become a repository for disgusting ads?

My ass was getting a little out of shape, so I devised a great exercise.

Is grafitti art?

If the moon was made of cheese, would you eat it?

I think I've finally found some common ground we can all share.

this 'summer' is the longest possible one you can have...

What are some good anti-war/protest music groups

One of my kittehs clawed through my window screen and

If Velveeta was a cheese would you eat it?

A dream that could be a hit movie. But how to get it sold to a studio?

The new Green Day album is very very good...


Star Trek : what deleted scenes will be added to the Director's cut DVD?

I am poster #2000 in Gray warriors thread

DU Song Of The Day Breaking Point FM

Should i put midlo on ignore again?

I saw 'Angels and Demons' last night. meh. Spoilers.

We have a birds nest on the back porch.

Fukity Fuk Fuk Fuk

Creation Science explained

If Tori Amos was made of cheese would you eat her

Is it okay to smoke while performing CPR on someone who's dying anyway?

Woohoo! Now using the elliptical trainer at ramp stage 2. 30 mins today so far.

Anybody ever taken a "Predictive Index" Survey?

Why do shows for kids make Sally Field jokes?

I know you're wondering "Can LynneSin get any Whackier" the answer is YES!!!

For Those around in the 60s, what was most Radical about Star Trek?

I saw a native peony the other day

Ok, this must be settled, which 2000 is the official one?

This Time I Am Bringing My CD's tonight for the drive to Yreka

Harlem has the Apollo Theater,does Spanish Harlem have the El Pollo theater?

I just want to thank Mother Nature for the cool front she sent down here before summer.

Why is there a John McCain ad at the bottom of many posts?

Will someone start one of these?

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Wed 5/20/2009)

May 20 1971

I'm Baaack!

I am going to put all you freepers on ignore!

Any fans of Emm Gryner? What a great voice!

Who Fukin Has Who On Ignore

The Gideons - have you ever seen one? One of these days I'm going to catch one...

I had an awful night last night.

So now what do we do?

So now what do we do?

This is why I am not sailing today... (big pic)

I saw a truck on a very busy road in 5:00 traffic with 3 small children in the back of the truck.

I was at the White House today. I didn't see the President but....

Unhealthy for sensitives-air pollution

Unhealthy for sensitives-air pollution

Unhealthy for sensitives-air pollution

So I friended someone from my high school on Facebook, and was accepted - but she's dead!

Bakersfield dad accused of biting out son's eye

Who Will Lose On American Idol Tonight?

Please post your Abhor List.

So I splurged tonight and had "The Sandwich"

What a day! It's almost 7 pm, and it's still 82 degrees!

Weird, but true, DU ignore stories.

I haven't watch American Idol all season so I need to know something

Want to know how I spent the morning? Sure you do.

Who says there isn't healthy food in the middle of the grocery store?

You can't see the Great Wall from outer space

kitten picture of the day for wednesday may 20

It's 7:24. Has anyone called out Haruka? Because it's time.

CreekDog is a very good person

Okay. I'll say it. I'll go there. Mike 03???

AlCzervik rocks out loud. Even though I can't spell AlCzervik

What was that goofy song on "Countdown" yesterday?

I have decided on my next caterer

I have been watching Clean House all day, there is a new show on right now.

Frog in your greens

Anyone ever replied to a Craigslist personal ad?

Boomers... remember this?

Post here if you want LostinVA to videotape the next time Haruka mows.

Guilty TV pleasures.

American Idol Results .. please remember us in the West Coast.

Octopus fossil disproves Darwin; proves Intelligent Design

It's a Haruka v. Midlo rumble


Graduation prank gone bad: 3 teens arrested in Vail bus vandalism

Was Rod Stewart stumbling his way to the stage?

If I drank I'd need a REALLY STRONG ONE...

"Monster Quest" -- Lamest show ever?

KISS on American Idol!

Is Shell psychic?

I mistook my wife's KY for facial moisturizer this morning.

Courtesy of Midlo

I got to walk through my house today (pics)

I'm calling out my wife Haruka -- I CANNOT BELIEVE WHAT THE HELL SHE DID TONIGHT!!!

if you don't want the american idol results spoiled for you, log off

swordfish steak, asparagus and a yummy salad. Nice dinner tonight

"Best Backscratcher Ever"

Help me out. How do I post a YouTube video?

NO!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!i SPOILER

4$ for a pack of ZIGZAGS If you buy them what do you pay?

From Freeperland re: American Idol (SPOILER)

I am tuning into AI towards the end. No need to watch 2 hours of

Anything Fun to Do/Good to Eat in Philly?

Liriano is not having a good night...

Fat Bottom Girls make the rockin world go round...

In your own personal experience with those you encounter daily ........

Also on the Creation Science website: interactive baby Jesus

Need some doctor's office advice (not medical advice) please?

OMFG BeachBaby is masticating aspersions!!1 And get this:

For those who say Adam is too theatrical, HELLO Freddie Mercury!!

Just another callout of Haruka thread!

I was surprised at how much I actually liked Next Day Air...

One year ago today, my step-father, Ed, passed on.

Will you be seeing Terminator Salvation in the theater?

Will you be seeing Terminator Salvation in the theater?

"And my love is a river runnin' soul deep..."

Maybe some of you who know about dogs can explain why the beag does this.

Today, there are simply not enough salt & vinegar potato chips in the world

Mercy me! Did you see that game?

TI'm watching the Cavaliers vs Magic game, who else is watching

Adam Or Chris?

Nightly Pirates vs. Reagan-Natinals Thread. Game #3

I paid $700 for a pair of headphones, and I do not regret it one bit...

I bet more people actually voted for the Loser tonight, {screwed by muti-votingTeens)more spoiler)

This is dedicated to all musicians out there that have had to open

Jane Monheit: Taking A Chance On Love

Washington Nationals fans attacked by sausage missiles.

Simon seems kind of bored.

Speaking of Freddie Mercury...since he was made of mercury, could he eat any fish without fear?

I know you're wondering "Can Chick Tracks get any Whackier" the answer is YES!!!!

I was thinking of giving up wearing clothing..

Midlo asked me to drive down next week - to play Bunco and get drunk with her.

I have decided on my next career.

Wolfram alpha is lame

I'm calling Haruka out!!

I asked Iggy Pop if he knew anybody the Rolling Stones would listen to

Will you be seeing Terminator Salivation in the theater? n/t

I just came from kindergarten commencement. (A mostly 'feel good' tale)

I had to silence the wind chimes.


Any Tori Amos fans on here?

What does "girls mature faster than boys" mean?

Has anyone tried the El Muerte Espana con Pollo? It's delicious!

Obama admin. opposes Joe and Valerie Wilson's appeal against Cheney, Rove, Libby and Armitage

This has to end...

Smokers/retail workers: What are tobacco prices where you live?

Where do you shop for used cars online?

If there was "Purina Human Chow" would you eat it?

Awkward Family Photos - this is the one, the one you NEVER want anyone else to ever see!! *warning*

I'm watching the first episodes of LOST again, and something occurred to me about Locke

I double-dirty-dare ya: List and explain all DU Lounge in-jokes and catchphrases

Bikini girl came back to idol with her new big boobs and got PWNED!!!!

Boxing or Mixed Martial Arts?

What comicbook should be next made into a movie?

Michiganers - if GM dies - will Michigan go back to being an agricultural state?

Ok, I need all your help. What am I missing?

Just put Purrcilla down. 17 years old, and my second kitty in a week.

What's Maine like?

Best Nintendo (NES) Game of all time?

This is a video of my sister and I

Check in here if you have NEVER seen one episode of American Idol.

What user names do you mispronounce in your head?

I am just sayin that Freddie Mercury is one of the best singers EVAH!

I just bought some vegan shampoo.

American Idol Reaction Thread... (SPOILERS INSIDE)

OK! Peggy's gone! Let's talk about her!

OMFG. I hate cats.

Tatoos....Need some help...Went to get my hair cut and...

How many other Mac users are there here are DU?

Social Dominators, RW Authoritarians, and the 5 Pillars of the Right Wing Movement in the U.S.


I was thinking of giving up swearing

I saw the San Francisco skyline today for the first time! Awesome!

self delete

Repug health care "reform" proposals: tax benefits and fear mongering

Chu on this!

"You have to release them (Gitmo detainees) before you can put them in prison" :Senator Reid

The case for Nancy Pelosi

Judge rejects Obama view on detaining Al Qaeda supporters

New name for SCOTUS emerges, Christine Arguello

Newt Gingrich looked like a FOOL on GMA this morning...

To meet June deadline, US and Iraqis redraw city borders

Larry Wilkerson kicking ass on CNN citing how the CIA leadership has made a practice of lying--

Sec. Clinton testifying to SFRC on foreign affairs budget 1:45pm ET

How can anyone watch Hannity and the rest of them?

Iran successfully test long range missile that could hit Israel

Why should I believe the CIA didn't mislead Congress?

Healthcare american style

UT-Sen: Shurtleff to Challenge Bennett

Obama Admin Considering Financial Services Watchdog Agency

Rothenberg: Florida Governor Race Leaning Dem

Bunning challenged a reporter, who'd questioned his fitness to serve, to an arm-wrestling match.

Durbin, Harkin, Leahy, Levin, Reed, & Whitehouse. Only Senators to vote for funding to close Gitmo

Compromise offer to the GOP, you can call us socialists if...

The (non) funding of Gitmo shutdown saga………..

Is FBI director Robert Mueller an Obama appointee?

Politico: Obama, Cheney planning dueling speeches

POLL: Obama moving US in right direction (63%/35%). Dems too (57%). Repugs not so much (39%/53%).

Fill in the blank: If healthcare reform does not meet my minimum expectation, I will _______________

President Obama, Cheney plan dueling speeches on terror policy

I think I've figured out what's "wrong" with empathetic judges for Republicans

Harkin: Compromise On EFCA Or Else

Wow, Glenn Beck is being HAMMERED on The View....

Those whacky, ridiculous, recycling republicans

MSNBC's "Live Coverage" of Obama signing bills protecting homeowners from fraud & foreclosure

On this Gitmo thing

SCOTUSblog: Nominee Analysis - Judge Diane Wood

Top Contenders for Souter's Seat Diverge on Key Issues

The Conciliator: Meet the second coming of Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Diane Wood)

Deep thoughts on the way home

WP: Obama Starts to Meet with Court Contenders

Lookie there! The Republicans got themselves a health care plan

All a moderate is, is a supporter of the Corptocracy

Let me get this straight - The Senators want the President to come up with a plan for Gitmo?

How much did the Bush administration 'doctor' CIA reports/briefings?

The GOP CANCER is in semi remission....not as viral and not as deadly

The GOP CANCER is in semi remission....not as viral and not as deadly

It just amazes me the GOP is trying SWIFTBOATING yet once more

Ignatius on the Barack-Bibi meeting - Obama isn't following the old rules & is outmaneuvered Bibi

BBC News report on Biden's trip to the Balkans

Obama Seeks To Retake Terrorism Front - Thursday speech largely intended to mollify political left

Awww...Dixie Kitchen, Hyde Park Restaurant Touted On TV By Obama ("Check, Please"), Closing

Tracking important legislation

VA-Gov: SUSA Has McAuliffe Holding Lead, but Deeds Moves Up 4

Obama Said to Have Met With High Court Candidate Wood

Gitmo, or the US..todays decision limits all other options

Specter defends Pelosi, questions CIA's honesty

"The president has a powerful bullhorn in his hands, but it only works when he speaks into it."

Netanyahu clashed with Obama in meeting; Israeli aide calls focus on 2 states "childish, stupid"

What I want to hear democrats start saying


Have We Been Defeated by the Crippled Corpse of the GOP and the Media?

Have We Been Defeated by the Crippled Corpse of the GOP and the Media?

AP: Obama pulls back Bush-era policy curbing lawsuits

Hmmm, suspicious timing: 4 arrested for attempted terror attack in New York

St. Paul School Renamed After Barack and Michelle Obama

California, Michigan, Minnesota

Obama signs Helping Families Save Their Homes Act and the Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act

Where can I see the posting rules.

Do you want Terror indictees housed in US whil awaiting trial

PHOTO Caption it? (Rahm and Abe)

RE: the Isikoff segment on Rachel's show...

Obama Lawyers Urge Rejection of Leak Suit Against Cheney, Rove

"If girls realized the consequences of sex, nobody would be having sex. Trust me. Nobody."

Limbaugh Resigns As "The Titular Head Of The Republican Party"

"Obama Huddles With Human Rights Groups Before Security Speech"

Single Payer Health Care

Not only does the CIA lie, but it lies big time

I am exhausted.. as much by the left as I am by the right..

"Comedian" Jay Mohr: Michelle Obama is a "big dude"

Haley Barbour: Obama a snake charmer

PHOTOS The VP in Belgrade (May 20)

Obama Admin Gives Lesbian Service Member Her Day in Court

OBAMA ACTION ALERT! "I Need Your Voice on Health Care...Help Me!"

NJ-Gov: Christie Posts Big Primary Leads

Obama's Surprise Court Choice? - U.S. District Judge Christine Arguello

Obama ain't no Lefty. Most of us on the left knew that but prefered him over McCain.

Barack Obama: From anti-war law professor to war monger in 100 days(Alexander Cockburn)

Souter: Republic is Lost Unless Civic Education Improves

More errors in CIA interrogation briefing list

Gillibrand Loses Another Challenger

Looks like I am going to be on Fox News again on Monday (Memorial Day)

Un American Cowardice

Oh my Keith! I love ya but PLEASE dont really put teeny Rush on the bottom of the screen!

Early returns show little support for budget propositions (CA)

Indonesia Air Force Says 78 Killed in Plane Crash

Boy Blinded, Eyes Bitten By Father

Political Earthquake Hits Los Angeles - Trutanich Defeats Weiss

U.S. Rejects Afghan Civilian Death Estimate

Norwegian team reveals 'missing link'

Manmohan Singh appointed PM, Swearing in on May 22

Myanmar junta wants to 'speed up' Suu Kyi trial

Yahoo, Google, Microsoft still hiring in India

U.S. Army paid bonuses to KBR despite questions

Kennedy's office denies health report

Sarah Palin’s $150,000 wardrobe malfunction ruled OK

Navy helicopter with five aboard crashes off San Diego coast

Shell's executive pay plan voted down in shareholder rebellion

Iran says (it's) launched missile with 2,000 km range

Parents struggle to understand Taser verdict

PBGC's Deficit Triples to $33.5 Billion

Donald Rumsfeld 'kept ADF (Australian Defence Force) in dark'

California voters exercise their power -- and that's the problem

Sensitive data missing from National Archives Breach included personal data of Clinton-era

(Federal) Court says U.S. can hold Gitmo prisoners indefinitely

Documents About Lost E-Mail Can Stay Secret

Senate to block fund for Guantanamo closure

UN Gaza inquiry 'to proceed despite Israel'

Entire school board recalled - Groveland, Calif.

Dems say Obama backtracking on land preservation

Geithner Says Toxic-Asset Plan to Start in Six Weeks

Metro Schools sued over block on gay Web sites

Justice Department to Widen Health-Care Fraud Investigation

34 dead in Baghdad bombing


Barack Obama, Dick Cheney plan dueling speeches

GOP congressman (Darrell Issa) asks for probe of Pelosi-CIA charge

Obama signs mortgage, fraud bills

FBI chief: Don't send Gitmo detainees to US

House Democrats hold the line on climate bill

Arms Sent by U.S. May Be Falling Into Taliban Hands

US Diplomat Seeks to Ease Tensions With Bolivia

Tamil children 'being abducted'

Exclusive: SF Mayor Gavin Newsom Asked Court to Delay Prop 8 Ruling

Chrysler Bankruptcy: Consumer Groups Object

N.H. lawmakers reject gay-marriage bill

GOP pays $750,000 in Coleman legal bills

Political Bites: It's Rush against the world

Obama admin. opposes Joe and Valerie Wilson's request for Supreme Court appeal in suit against Chene

GOP offers preemptive health plan

Kaine To Pawlenty: Tell Coleman To Quit -- And Don't Keep Delaying A Dem Senator

SF Mayor did NOT ask CA Supreme Court to delay Prop 8 decision

Question ready for foes of gay marriage (Maine)

Venezuela’s Hope of More Sway Dims as Riches Dip

Abuse ‘endemic' in Irish Roman Catholic schools: Report

Natalie Cole has kidney transplant surgery

Breaking: SF Mayor Newsom asks CA Supreme Court to delay Prop 8 ruling

Lockheed lays off 130; more cuts likely

Mickelson’s wife diagnosed with breast cancer

Electrician: (KBR) Contractor did faulty wiring in Iraq

Gitmo Detainee To Be Tried In U.S. Court

Senate blocks transfer of Gitmo detainees

GOP to drop resolution renaming Dems 'Socialist'

Commons touch: how MPs' fiddles made news (British intrigue)

Four men arrested in suspected NY (synagogue, plane) bombing plot

House passes sweeping credit card reform bill

House passes sweeping credit card reform bill

Lords votes to suspend peers over 'cash-for-amendments' scandal

FBI gathers records related to Easley (Bushbot US Attorney witch hunt?)

Obama to Speak on Guantánamo Military Commissions Thursday Morning

Cabinet ministers press Gordon Brown for radical shakeup of politics

Specter Defends Pelosi, Says CIA Has “Very Bad Record” On “Honesty”

5 Ala. officers fired for beating caught on tape

U.S. protectionism expanding: Clement

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Wednesday May 20

Venezuela seizes 35 oil contractors under new law

Montana mayor says his town will take 100 Gitmo prisoners

HP profits lower, to cut nearly 6,400 workers

Judge rejects Obama view on detaining Al Qaeda supporters

Powell to Rush, Cheney: Room For Me Among 'Emerging' Republican Party

Tennessee bill to allow speeders to be fingerprinted

1 in 7 Transferred From Guantánamo Returns to Terrorism, Pentagon

Analog TV Signals to Be Interrupted in 'Soft Test'.

Fed's economic forecast worsens

Military attorney: Waterboarding is ‘tip of the iceberg’

Dad of boy resisting chemo: He's left the country

SCOTUS urged not to hear Plame appeal

Michael Vick Leaves U.S. Federal Prison for Home Confinement

NPR: Alberto Gonzales OK'd torture months before August 1 2002 memo.

Obama Is Said to Consider Preventive Detention Plan

Thousands beaten, raped in Irish reform schools

Maine House votes down denial of corporate rights

'Crackling with energy', Suu Kyi finally emerges into the light

ACLU says school censored student's (Harvey) Milk report

Four men arrested in suspect NY bombing plot

Heading to a National Park; Now you can pack heat...Surreal & scary

Former Gov. Blanco says public deserves full story of Rumsfeld role in Katrina response

Woman dies at Perryville prison after being left outside

Barack Obama, Incredible Ending at DNC

Anderson Cooper responds to "teabagging" comment

$110 Million Dollars Going to Pakistan - Pentagon Channel

DNC Web Ad: GOP [Hearts] Dick Cheney

Steele May Quit RNC - 'If you want a figurehead chairman, it won't be Michael Steele'

Outsourcing Medical Treatment- How Many Are Willing To Go Abroad- Cafferty

California Budget Measures Fail - Thousands of State Layoffs Possible

Ten Examples of Journalistic Integrity

Help Kim Cattrall Go Beyond Tribute

Right America feeling wronged

Waterboarding Footage - - Warning: Graphic

No Small Task for Eric Holder

TYT: Jesse Ventura Bitch Slaps Shannity - Cenk responds

Durbin to Republicans: ‘You ought to have a little more respect’ for American corrections officers.

Day in 100 Seconds - Newt is the third act

Boehner acknowledges that the CIA may have lied to Congress in the past.

Democrats Fight Voter ID Bill in Texas - Dems Beat Repubs to Press Conf.

Ellen DeGeneres commencement speech at Tulane

Maddow: Wolfowitz prolonged Iraq War by killing deal with Sunnis years before it was reached

Feinstein: CA prisons are 'eminently capable' of holding terror detainees.

Nurses and Allies Lead DC Fight for Single Payer Healthcare

Who lied CIA or Pelosi? Issa (R) wants investigation on his terms using FBI

What do Starbucks and Wal-Mart have in common?

James Carville - 'Pelosi is a remarkable woman - just a bad press conference'

TYT: Cenk explains why Obama's nomination of a Repub for ambassador to China is brilliant

Let's List CIA Lies - Wilkerson: Pillars of Colin Powell's Presentation were Lies

Glenn Beck is Confronted by Whoopi & Barbara on The View 5/20/2009

TYT: Jesse Ventura has his way w/ Hasselbeck on The View, Cenk comments

Obama Appoints Jesus Christ For Supreme Court Justice

KO's 5/19 WTF: Ensign says detainees at Gitmo get better healthcare than American citizens

PigBoy resigns as head of GOP, gives the job to Powell

Jesse Ventura delivers the serious beat down on "Faux and Fiends"

Torture-defender Inhofe's logic folds like a cheap card table when questioned

The Missing Link has been Found

Rachel Maddow: Obama Clashes w/ Activists at WH Meeting - 'No Prosecutions of Anyone in Bush Admin'

TYT: Lawrence Wilkerson denounces Bush administration

Rolling Stone: The GOP Jihad

U.S. Postal Inspectors search FTC Capital Markets Possibly involving hundreds of millions of dollar

Countdown: Keith's WTF? - Keith to Rush Limbaugh: FU!

Al Gore is NOT the Anti-Christ

UN expresses concern about Tasers in NZ

Rush Limbaugh challenges MSNBC, Ed Schultz challenges Rush Limbaugh

New Yorker Correspondent Jane Mayer and British Attorney Philippe Sands on Bush Administration Tortu

Bunning calls McConnell 'control freak'

If gay marriage isn't such a big deal anymore, then maybe the religious right isn't, either.

CIA Backtracks On Reasons For Withholding Docs in Interrogation Tapes Case (Leopold | Public Record

Bill Changing Credit Card Rules Is Sent to Obama With Gun Measure Included

Gingrich's Deranged Ethics Advice (Marcus | WaPo)

Update: John Bolton Still Crazy

Playing the Pelosi card (Lyons | Salon)

Bob Herbert: War's Psychic Toll

WARNING TVMA|Alex "Chicken Little" Jones: Obama's a Baby Killer

The Health Care Lobby: Watch What They Do

Interview with Saul Alinsky (Playboy 1972). Read it. Really!

Accidental Empire: The Rise of the Liberal Blogosphere

Ed Shultz vs. Ron Paul 5-20-09

Valerie Plame: Obama is on Bush’s side

Obama nominates Superfund polluter lawyer to run DOJ environment division Obama's Warfare Budget

Analysis: GOP relishes Guantanamo victory

AlterNet: Wall St. and the Media Are Trying to Make Us Forget Who Started the Financial Crash

Wall St. and the Media Are Trying to Make Us Forget Who Started the Financial Crash

The True 'Logic' Behind Tying the Credit Card and Concealed Weapons Bills

Uncle Sam's Human Lab Rats

Democratic Socialists Support Single Payer Health Care

Colombia: Indigenous governor killed in south

Brazil leader leaves China with deals under belt

Bolivian prosecutors to visit Hungary to investigate Santa Cruz killings

MAY 19: Comemorating the birthdays of Ho Chi Minh, Malcom X, and Augusto Sandino

Alternative to Health Insurance: Cuban Doctors in Venezuela

VENEZUELA/ARGENTINA: Increase cooperation in gas, agriculture and finance

Colombia Commits "Crimes Against Humanity" As Free Trade Pacts Are Debated

Here are just a few of the snips you can find on Simon Romero in case you'd like references.

CUBAN-VENEZUELAN Solidarity to Save Thousands of Lives in HAITI

US Diplomat Seeks to Ease Tensions With Bolivia

Marxism and military don't mix in Paraguay

CLINTON Admin. National Security-Related Hard Drive Missing from National Archives

Anti-Chavez students protest in Venezuela

Juan Forero's: "Ecuadoran Town a Hub for Drug-Running Rebels, Colombia Says Plus BoRev weighs in

HILLARY CLINTON Says Cuba Not Ready for OAS

Baucus Introduces Bill Easing Trade and Travel Restrictions with Cuba

Steven Chu, not your everyday bicyclist

DrumBeat: May 20, 2009

Queen's (University Belfast) scientists discover eco-friendly wood dissolution

Stanford scientists find heat-tolerant coral reefs that may resist climate change

Michigan Scientist, Ethicist Urge Scientists to Speak Out on Environmental Policy

EPA Plans Uranium Cleanup In Navajoland Near Abandoned Mine and Homes

Farmers end up as eco-refugees in (Chinese) relocation plan aimed at giving them a better life

China and US held secret talks on climate change deal—Negotiations began in final months of Bush ad…

Scotland moves…closer to target of generating 50% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2020

Oh, XemaSab? "I wanna get vertical! Vertical!" . . . .

NOAA Expedition Hears Endangered North Atlantic Right Whales off Greenland (!)

New Energy Department outlines key priorities (South Africa)

Peace laureates publish declaration against nuclear arms

Strategic partnership: Daimler acquires (nearly 10%) stake in Tesla

Contaminants in Marine Mammals' Brains

Scientists Link Influenza A (H1N1) Susceptibility to Common Levels of Arsenic Exposure

Conspiracy theorists can just ice those fears

LA Mayor offers LA Times as prize if Nuggets win series

Dwight Howard- I don't get it

Holy Shith!! After 100 years, the American press discover a cycling event called The Giro!

WHY would any team want Vick?

The Mets commit only 1 error tonight

Papi will get his home run tonight...

Today in labor history May 20 First federal legislation protecting workers’ rights to form unions

Democratic Socialists Support Single Payer Health Care

(Omaha Steve's) City union urged to accept wage freeze for 3 years

Mississippi First Student Workers Join Teamsters Union

I have a 3 out of 4 day weekend

Auto barons slash more jobs

Fired workers keep up organizing drive

I just went through $27k of hospital bills. Insurance is NOTHING but organized crime

Warning over new threat from MRSA superbug

I am having problems with swelling hands and my arms going numb

Long Term Care insurance

Ask Senator Kerry to put US first, and not call police on Single Payer advocates

On health care debate, it's not Dems vs Reps, but D.C. vs the American People

New Contraceptive Device … Is Designed to Prevent Sexual Transmission of HIV

Rep. John Conyers to speak in Rochester, NY, May 30th

Growing up with smokers may cause lasting lung damage (CNN)

Fighting the Conservatives to get health reform

Beer tax on tap for health care?

Obama Announces New Tighter Fuel-Efficiency Standards - to cost $1,300 per car??

Prop 8 Ruling Will Come Out Soon! It's Prediction Time!

Prop 8 Decision won't come tomorrow

I am in a shitty mood you guys, so can i tell you a funny story from the protests in NYC

The Obama administration arguing in favor of DADT is a positive step forward?

Equality for All Now: The Dallas Principles...join us.

I was reading this thread in Breaking News this morning;

Newsom did NOT ask court to delay prop 8 ruling

NY Senators Gillibrand and Schumer send letter to lawmakers urging passage of marriage equality bill

Prop 8 ruling to be Thursday.

New Hampshire House kills Gay Marriage bill. Link inside.

American Idol Results .. please remember us in the West Coast.

Hate monger Miss California momma is gay!

SF Mayor Gavin Newsom Asked Court to Delay Prop 8 Ruling

I think that this American Idol outcome will be like the outcome from the season...

American Idol: "The guy next door versus guyliner!"

a-dam. A-dam.. A-Dam! A-DAM!!! All the LadyBugs want ADAM!!!!

Will Obama flip flop on gay marriage?

NH marriage fairness bill is still alive

for all who think Adam Lambert didn't matter! This post from AI says it all!

Abbas swears in new cabinet without Fatah support

Hamas tells Press TV of Fatah 'coup'

Spy chief dismisses West Bank wall

De facto government police bar Fatah-affiliated women from leaving Strip

Fayyad: new gov't to quit as soon as reconciliation deal reached

U.N. war crimes inquiry hopes to visit Gaza early June

Is U.S. media tired of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?

Israel planning settlement after evicting Jerusalem families

Palestinians say were promised Jerusalem

Report: Spain trying to rein in judges on Israel war crimes trial

Israel PM willing to start Mideast peace talks

UN: Highly unlikely Hezbollah is rearming in south Lebanon

Defense weighing response to U.S. insistence on Gaza openings

Most of Jerusalem's non-Jewish children live below poverty line

Quarrel on the Titanic

Iran tests missile with range that can hit Israel

Barak: Israel will remove illegal outposts by force, if needed

Obama set to pass his first pro-gun law!!!

Advocates of Gun Rights Are Poised for a Victory

Concealed weapons on the D.C. mall?

Front Sight assets seized (Training Center)

Tuscon man kills self demonstrating firearm safety.

Ole Man Lobby Jus’ Keeps on Rollin’

I just got a robo call - "they" want to stir something up!

How is this possible - isn't Harvard a Gun Free Zone?

Do you enjoy shoot-em-up movies?

Brazil and China eye plan to axe dollar

Deficit of Pension Guarantor Hits Record $33.5 billion

The Toll Booth Economy

Clinton List

Credit card reform may mean responsible users will pay more .... industry calls you a "deadbeat" !

Dr. Housing Bubble 05/20/09

sRGB/Adobe RGB????

A few more Longstreet Farm shots

Why Queen Victoria's birthday sucked, with some cruddy souvenirs.

Cameron AZ- Traditional Historic Indian trading post - ceiling and wall

forgive me

***Spring Photo Contest - Winners!***

I was at the White House today. I didn't see the President but....

Texas Senate approves guns on campus:

Obama's Venus and the nation's economy

Does anyone here have any thoughts on the Nemenhah Tribe, or group?

How to feel positive with a lay-off

It looks like I finally have a job!

Norwegian team reveals 'missing link'


How to fit 300 DVDs on one disc (BBC)

The Epochal Transits of 2009 - 2014

Born-again baseballer Smoltz (who mocked gay marriage) gets married for 2nd time.

"A Complaint-Free World:" Has anyone read this book?

Is the article a satire/parody?

Irish church knew abuse 'endemic' (there will be no criminal prosecutions though)

Wis. mother thought illness was sin

Why does Religion have such ownership of the world’s population?

I finally drank birch water.

New Report Says 2-Year Degrees Are Keys to Obama's Goal (

Zero Tolerance policies strike again!

Is there an essay-writing skill?

flt 93 long audio interview w/"researcher"

Simon Cowell's Ex Attacked After 'American Idol'

New Movie "The Hangover" Contains Taser Torture Porn Scene

Canadians - check your Employment Insurance (EI) qualifications/eligibility stats!