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Archives: May 25, 2009

PBS Showing the Memorial Day Services on the Mall...I hope Obama will show Up..We have TWO WARS!

PBS Showing the Memorial Day Services on the Mall...I hope Obama will show Up..We have TWO WARS!

Heads up!

Susan Boyle goes to the Finals! Something good in the world!

Guilty Feeling: Not enough is being done for Veterans, as we mark Memorial Day.

Hurry up, Chevy Volt!!

AP: Terrorism Arrests: Snitch, Sting, Then Controversy

I wish DU had a "save as draft" function in the posting program.


Tom Toles goes Gitmo.

Today's ZOMGWTF Moment: Why Gay Folks Shouldn't Be Able To Get Married...

Deadly religious melee at Sikh temple in Vienna - scene was "like a battlefield"

On 60 Minutes ... research company "answer to healthcare"?

Preventing The Next Terrorist Attack

Susan Boyle Semi-Finals - Britains Got Talent

Stimulus jobs update?

What is the purpose of the IQ Game that is advertised on DU.

Wonderful N. Korea just did another Nuclear Test.

Where are my frogs, or tadpoles? Do you have them? nt

Los Angeles Times editorial: Obama's promise to gays

to all of you shouting "xx% of the people want this to happen, and our dems better vote that way"...

Faces of the Fallen....Iraq and Afghanistan

Now I understand why Cheney chose not to enter the army

IRAQ: 22 Killed; roadside bombs, drive-by shootings, suicide bombers and execution-style killings

IRAQ: 22 Killed; roadside bombs, drive-by shootings, suicide bombers and execution-style killings

New RNC ad compares Pelosi to Pussy Galore - RNC really wants the women's vote!

I heard that two men are 'coming home', and it will be 'advertised' on

China 'Resolutely Opposes' DPRK's Nuclear Test

Anybody else here think Ben Nelson is setting up his own "exit strategy"?

The face of the first European

Remember when the US media got caught faking automobile crash tests?

“Somewhere, someone in Al-Qaeda must be laughing.”

What's your guess as to when Obama will select his SCOTUS nominee?

The Guiding Light Angel Board - Ouija board for God


Former state GOP official gets 7-year prison term

In Somalia, Sufis are fighting back against the Islamic Fundamentalists

The only person standing....

A friend of mine said something brilliant about love, I agree:

Abeer al Janabi as a child, new picture (RIP you sweet girl)

Group Says Coal Protesters Unable to Make Bail.

Interesting This American Life about RNC protests in St. Paul and FBI

I applaud Sec Clinton and Obama on the new benefits for the State Dept

Ever heard of the "performance tax"?

Triple distilled batshit insanity... courtesy of The Weekly Standard

animal shelters - need advice

"Dick Cheney is a War Criminal". That Gary Trudeau...

The two words that scare DUers more than any others?

The Sinner's Guide to the Evangelical Right

"Bailout" for Madoff investors??

How many gas engines do you own?

Do you believe nationalism to be a mental illness?

Spain's Judges Cross Borders in Rights Cases

When Praying at Graduation, Silence is Golden

In Flanders Fields

Why not charge any foreign terrorist under existing piracy statutes and

why isnt nancy stopping the flu?

Corporations Now Widely Using Wal-Mart Tactics, New Report on Unionbusting Finds

Asking help for graduate school application essay

Memorial Day Special…Winter Soldier on the Hill: War Vets Testify Before Congress

A song for Memorial Day

Frank Rich: La Cage aux Democrats

"Happy Memorial Day, Errol!" WTF?!

"Pregnancy and childbirth kill more than 536,000 women a year"

Memorial Day Sales (slam on Ace Hardware)

Memorial Day gets sadder every year that goes by without Peace.

Every Memorial Day

Dickipedia: John Boehner

They can huff and puff but they won't mount a successful filibuster

“When the final history is written on Iraq, it will look like just a comma”

Memorial Day Remembrances of Yesteryear

Schwarzenegger Apparently To Recommend Effectively Closing California State Office Of AIDS

Memorial Day Weekend at Fort Snelling

Single Payer

Memorial Day Remembrance

How long is it before Fox News claims that Bush was inaugurated on Sept 12, 2001

The cavalcade of GOP attack dogs

Why did Durbin not correct Gingrich on this statement?

H1N1 flu spreads to Taiwan, Kuwait, Iceland: WHO

Sen. Ben Nelson, ?-NE hopes he won't "feel the need" to filibuster Obama's SCOTUS pick. WTF?

Susan Boyle secures a spot on 'Britain's Got Talent' finals*UPDATED

Terror plots, or, how to get the attention of the media morans

Report Projects Up To 66 Million Americans Could be Uninsured by 2019 without Health Reform.

Sure has been a recession of hate mail posted lately - what's up Skinner

ConAgra to Recycle Poop-Tainted Meat into Canned Chili and Pet Food

I watched "1984" again.Orwell was amazing.

My solution for the Gitmo detainees: Sheriff Joe


msnbc...gasoline up 37 cents in the last month

What is your personal relationship with the credit card industry?

Jesse Ventura on Fox and Friends Video

Why I'm passing on hosting an OFA meeting for Healthcare reform

Republican Talking Points Generator

Finally, Science Answers the Burning Question: Is It True Birds Can't Fart?

'Concentration camps run by holy men and women' (Child abuse in Ireland)

Tiny seahorse, ghost slug on list of top 10 new species

Explosion rocks Upper East Side in New York

A realistic discussion about the financial crisis and how to deal with it?

ABC News: Obama SC pick may have "empathy" and be counter balance to Scalia

Elite Colleges Are Promoting a Culture of Selfish, Cutthroat Behavior

Just so you know everyone...Jesus was not a Jew, he was a Christian

Eternal (a Memorial Day poem)

'Single Payer' is stupid.

Netanyahu defies Obama on Israeli settlement freeze

Progressives, What will it take to open your eyes?

A salute to a few veterans of the United States military services

An Extra Wreath for Obama on Memorial Day

Tommy Douglas: Hero of the common Canadian. This is the kind of leadership we need.

"45,000 people die every year because they don't have health insurance."

In Georgia, Segregation Endures On Prom Night



Can Max Baucus be removed as chair of the Senate Finance Committee?

Only In America

What did you take away from Benjamin Button?

Here's how one is "insulted" in 2009 hotlinking a sports avatar:

And a Newt shall lead them:

WOW this place has been empty all weekend

Obama lays wreath at monument honoring colored soldiers: On remebering the famous 54th:

Obama lays wreath at monument honoring colored soldiers: On remebering the famous 54th:

Egyptian government blocking four international delegations to Gaza

Keep 'em out forever!

A question about water boarding in popular culture:

A golden opportunity to revamp the Voting Rights Act

All Troops Home! Please sign the petition!

Where are the regulations on the banks ?

Petition to force guns into Republican Congressional offices, Fox news, AM Radio, etc

It's OK to be gay, dude..YouTube

CNN Poll: Powell vs. Cheney and Limbaugh

CNN Poll: Powell vs. Cheney and Limbaugh

More out of touch media -

I don't know much economics. But here is why I don't trust the right wingers on economics...

Democrats Are Hot

In California, 49% oppose gay marriage. 47% support it (new SurveyUSA poll)

Townhall "Really Talented Performer Wins American Idol; Liberals Blame Christians"

Just Got A Tea Party RoboCall - Did You?


Ivy League dreams come true with liquor magnate's gift

Cavs Sign Ownership Deal With China Group

The Day of the Dead

The Nation: Yet Another Bogus 'Terror' Plot

Replacing Gitmo with this?

McDonalds refuses to use humane cage-free eggs - Humane Society

Did I miss the GOP apologizing?

Memorial Day

One Ohio town's struggle to survive in hard times

How many gas engines do you own?

Defending our Constitution and democratic rights is our duty, not "ideological purity"....

Will Proposition 8 be declared unconstitutional?

Yahoo: Komodo dragon attacks terrorize Indonesia villages

I KNEW the GOP was and is evil. Now here's proof:

Obama's Supreme Pick Will Tell the Story

A Shout-Out to the Moderators

Gay Marriage Supporters To Hold Prayer Service

Frontline: The Jesus Factor: On Bush's fundamentalism

Has anyone purchased a can of soup lately?

New York set to ban cars from Times Square

Josh Marshall: Speaker Gingrich? What About FORMER Speaker Gingrich?

Racist East Texas home of David Koresh cheats kid out of Gold medal

Girl taught that minorities should die

A good friend and medical marijuana patient died last week

A friend said something wise today , in lieu of Memorial day

Huffington Post: A Tool For The GOP?

Showdown Looming On 'State Secrets'

Clinton to Extend Benefits to Gay Partners

If Obama Cedes Ground on Torture to Cheney, We'll All Pay a Heavy Price

From now on, after hearing someone else suggest it, I will no longer call it "waterboarding."

Desperate Russians won't turn up their nose at expired food

The Soldier's Kitten

Ecuadorians Sue Chevron For Dumping Oil (VIDEO)

Understand the law when it comes to detainees...Bush so screwed up the evidence against these men

Republican or Repubstricken?

Do you blame North Korea or any country for coveting a viable nuclear deterrent?

When was the last time you saw a doctor?

My dad died while in the service of his country

Bill Maher comes out for creation of a new political party...seriously!

The tortue discussion may be over...........(for them)

For-profit Insurance in Universal Health Care is Absolutely Unacceptable.

We need our own Tommy Douglas........

Hoist a glass for Red ...

'03 BUSH TOLD CHIRAC: God Wants to ME To "Erase" Mid-East Enemies "Before New Age Begins"

Have you ever not checked out or ordered a book because you were afraid it would be flagged?

I can't do it ...

What would you define as "bold" leadership?

Theft for Fun and Profit

How proud we are, how sad. Thousands of flags, We thank you .

I'm sorry but "Protecting Our Freedoms" is pure Bullshit

Doctor Pushes Back Against Insurer Scrutiny

H1N1 Flu and Vitamin D - x

Les Fleurs de la Memoire, a Memorial Day story.

Vermont Acts to Make Drug Makers’ Gifts Public - names names & lists $$$

Evaluating the Accuracy of Information

"Why can’t this president give the previous president credit for keeping us safe for seven years?"

Nevada governor vetoes domestic partner bill: claims equal rights are subject to majority rule.

"Idiocracy" is on Comedy Central at 6PM

State of Paralysis (Krugman on California)

How many people did we torture to death in the war on terror so far?

Dying bulldog saves owner from Grand Rapids fire

Rare explosion at Yellowstone!

DainBramaged's Mother has passed away.

For Every Death, A Hole in the World

Just watched Nat Geo about Airforce One and learned three new things

What your health care premiums are used for other than your health care.

Middle School Girls Make Instructional Video About How To Kill Classmate

Did anyone watch PW Singer just now on C-Span Booknotes? On DRONES FOR KILLING!

Nevada governor "not interested" in shaking hands with Obama, turns down meeting

Tomorrow night I put my career on the line

If We Don't Get It Now, We Ain't Getting It For A Long Time

IF the private profit in healthcare were reinvested in services provided by single payer....

The Garden King

Smoke em if ya got em.

Orcinus: there may be a violent right-wing backlash if Prop 8 is overturned

FREE THE DUCK advocates.

Bush's Shocking Biblical Prophecy Emerges: God Wants to "Erase" Mid-East Enemies

Is Citizenship A Birthright? Georgia Lawmaker Wants To End It

What 20 Million and Rush?

Should we memorialize the victims of the US invasions of Indochina and Iraq?

Kid keeping a lending library of banned books in her locker

Feingold calls Obama Out on Indefinite Detention, Sets Hearings

YUM! Brands (and you wonder about the fattening of America).

Is there anything you'd die for? Today?

Top 12 Political Comedy Movies

Jonathan Tasini: Red Herrings And Single Payer Health Care

Do you have a "graduate cylinder" or "graduated cylinder?"

Tonight, we will be doing jumping jacks

I know how much you guys hate it when people punctuate their statements with a period between words.

To equalize my attack on Natalie Portman, I will defend an actress a lot of people dis-respected...

If I am mistaken for Natalie Portman, I will own up to and apologize here and eat crow.


Color me jaded, but I sincerely don't believe this man has a big political future.

Today I saw our cat sniffing and chewing on the catnip in the garden.

Why are some cable stations bleeped and others not.

if you seek amy.

Wilma Flintstone or Betty Rubble. Ok, last one for the night, and harder because there

Tell It Like it T-I-Is

Is it okay to wash HEPA filters?

OMG.. Bad Economy....Even the Racist Penguin's are Ditching their Tatoo Jobs....!

I know this just reveals how strange I am, but, I want to download the Nokia tune.

An ALASKAN Christmas

Attention Hawkwind fans:

I'm still amazed how the Internet has made the world a much smaller place during my lifetime

(Colbert Report) The Word: Gamers

I need a pre-bedtime nap.

Which shirt should I get?

Midge from "Archie" or Midge from "Vertigo"?

Yippee Aye Ay Minnesota Burgers

Yippee Aye Ay Minnesota Burgers

My knees hurt, and I can't take anything for them because I don't know what I can take.

I'm kind of pissed that the new Punch-Out game for the Wii doesn't have Mike Tyson.

Just How Big Is the Enterprise's (Star Trek) Viewscreen?

It's struggled to get over 50 in the Bay Area this weekend

You stay classy, Badger fan...

mmmmm bacon! case of 12 CANS

Obama Girl Busted!

Landon Pigg, I think I'm falling for you

So we're going to starve tonight

Damn! I did a lot of gardening today. and everything on me itches.

This commercial has got to go

Do ( can) French people appreciate chips and salsa?11 AND

New England Loungers: Who loves Building 19? Admit it!

Dedicated to the Lounge:

SON OF A BITCH! Literally!

Susan Boyle goes to the Finals! Something good in the world!

What heinous fuckery...


Now it's the "You've been scammed by the Nigeria scam" scam

Does this sound plausible? re: kissing

self delete dupe

self delete dupe

Extreme sheepherding

Is 7-Up going belly up?

Phils beat Yanks, Mets lose, Natinals beat Orioles!!!!

JJ's Chocolate Pie is so good!

Is this a oneupmanship thing? A few days ago, I went to lunch

test post. n/t

Not like I am a crazed animal rights activist but this is bullshit!

Outta Space

Good morning Lounge

"Journey To The Center Of The Mind" WTF!??!!??

Chalka Khan

It's dangerous to fool around

leeroysphitz , you sick sick bastard! I love you more than you know!

Land of the Lost marathon on the Sci-Fi Channel! How can you beat it?!?

OMG...the funniest thing happened last night.

OMG...the funniest thing happened last night.

I am staying out of GD!

Radio Voice Of Lois Lane Dies (1940's)

My new favorite commercial

'Ghostbusters 3' Progressing Nicely The gang is back together again.

Susan Boyle secures a spot on 'Britain's Got Talent' finals*UPDATED

I hope my clog-dancing upstairs neighbors like Hawkwind

What's on the grill?

I'm sure all of you have MUCH more interesting lives than I do.


I really don't have anything to say but I am posting anyway.

I want to create a thread that will FREE THE DUCK!

Cat Yodeling

I went against my rule and bought home a pet store puppy yesterday. Big mistake.

Now that Star Trek has been re-booted - isn't it time for someone

I have a money-making idea to kickstart the breast-implant industry!

For all those who fell in battle, serving our country.


Hey Bird lovers/watchers

My work just called and wants me to work tonight.

Attack of the baby

BEWARE: Woolen robed monks are hiking trails on the Kancamagus


For Memorial Day: Motorhead - 1916

This has not been a good day in the lounge for me

How much Kahlua Mudslide can a terrier drink before getting a buzz

Susan Boyle is BACK!!

Susan Boyle is BACK!!

Jay Bennet, ex-member of Wilco, has died.

One good thing about reading the large-print edition of Harry Potter: there's a page 666

You and your clique are what's wrong with DU

Roll Call -- who has off work today?

"WARNING: Republicans Will Be Stupid." Really?

Where are my frogs, or tadpoles? Do you have them? nt

Susan Boyle Semi-Finals - Britains Got Talent

My neighbor just gave me a huge boquet of poenies

kitten picture of the day for monday may 25

Need a serious answer: Our neighbor's kids got a duck - a little fuzzy one, who

The beagle's in the hospital with hemorragic gastroenteritis again.

I hate everything you like. So, when you post about something that you

Is there a margarine that has no trans fat in it?

Fuck! I think my apartment has silverfish!

You can only choose ONE, so which would it be: Money, Fame, Long Life or Love?

What's up with MSNBC?

Shell Beau's baby Bella reminds me of our youngest Border Collie

OK who has the naked twister game???

Please, no more

Will you guys please tell ronny to stay...

Name of the day: Betty

Keeping It Kicked

I'm just wondering - why is it OK for Wal Mart to sell Cosmo, but not sell Green Day albums?

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Mon 5/25/2009)

a giant THANK YOU!

a giant THANK YOU!

I miss CaliforniaPeggy.

So I signed up for Netflix. What should I rent?

What's for dinner, DU?

I need a good recipe for ribs cooked in the oven

1980s or 1990s?

What do you keep stocked in your pantry at all times?

Anybody else have weird dreams this morning?

Dear Mr. turkey hunter: You're doing it wrong.

Shields: 'I Wish I'd Lost My Virginity Sooner'

I need to get to a thousand posts by the end of the day. Somebody help me out.

We've really gotten into the tv show called "Breaking Bad"

Can skeletons be cute?

When did changing a diaper turn into a 30 minute chase around the house?


Tennis fans Free streaming French open and matches you may have missed

Memorial Day TV marathons

Please comment on the breed of my pet dog and avatar, Ginny.

Mary Ann Summers or Ginger Grant?

DainBramaged's Mother has passed away.

Lawns are like breasts - God only made so many perfect ones out there...

What is your best potato salad recipe?

"WARNING: Steam Will Be Hot." Really?

Nudity Complaint Near Maine Topless Doughnut Shop

Have you ever seen a thread you suspect is an inside joke and slam against another DUer...

For over 60 DUers ,or those feeling it is passing you by

Don't believe in miracles? Then what do you call this?

Wall pics!

Betty Cooper or Veronica Lodge?

Interactive Map Honors Fallen Soldiers Of Iraq And Afghanistan

Check out Robin Carnahan's new web site, shes running 4 MO Senate against Roy 'Phillip Morris' Blunt

Obama's Supreme Court nominee expected this week

NYT - Nuance Is Fine Until It’s a Flip-Flop - Please read first and then comment. Thank you

WP: Court Views Work Of Potential Picks: Most Contentious Cases Are Those From Sotomayor and Wardlaw

Their Argument For Torture: It has saved millions of lives.

NYT: New Justice Could Hold the Key to Presidential Power (with quotes from Kagan and Wood)

Help Obama Close Guantanamo Bay

An example of an empathy free Supreme Court:

Obama: N. Korea 'recklessly challenging' the world

Obama marks Memorial Day by meeting with Gold Star Families and visiting Arlington National Cemetery

Is there anything stopping a private non-profit health care plan?

Robert Reich: The Only Sure Way to Fund Universal Health Care

MY question: how is it Cheney was cowering in a bunker, while Bush was reading My Pet Goat?

Top military man says shut down Gitmo and republicans still squawking like turkeys.

Salazar: A Supreme suggestion

2 Pittsburgh Diner Ladies Making Pancakes at WH for Obamas & 80 Vets

How the Democrats might win Utah.

Watching "Inside the White House" 2003 on NatGeo

Financial Times: Why Obama owes Bush an Apology

Google Map showing hometowns of U.S. military personnel ...

How to speak English like Obama:

Does anyone know when Congress starts their July 4th vacation?

President Barack Obama avoided a racial controversy on his first Memorial Day

Memorial Day Soundtrack

AR-Sen: Griffin (R) Won't Run Against Lincoln (Apparently)

Krugman: World economy stabilizing

OMG, President Obama's speech at Arlington Cemetery is wonderful!

Is it possible or even realistic to get through life without EVER having to use a credit card

If Franken ever gets seated, will Nelson pull a reverse Specter? IMO this is

Obama Is Said to Consider Preventive Detention Plan

The warp "logic" of Newt

The warp "logic" of Newt

Cheney is attacking Obama because he's already hated as much as he can be ...

So Obama offers to meet the NV Governor. And now he declines??

President Obama's Speech at Arlington, MSNBC article and video of speech

Dear President Obama: Please Don't Honor the Arlington Confederate Monument

Obama may intentionally draw fire for his SC nominee to deflect opposition from HC & Environ legis.

It is only a matter of Time before Obama Nationalizes the Big Banks

Matthew Alexander, Senior Army Interrogator, Dissects Cheney's lies about torture.

I fear the far left is going to undermine President Obama like the far right did to Bush Sr

STFU Ben! Key Democrat warns against 'activist' Obama court nominee

Don't whine. Organize!

President; Obama's elegant solution to the "confederate wreath problem"

Bush did it is only going to last so long folks

President Obama places wreaths at Confederate, African-American memorials

Women Pilots of WWII finally get their recognition

Obama is creating the new Third Way.....very "exciting"

God damn Obama can give a speech.

"In our constitutional system, prolonged detention should not be the decision of any one man."

let me make a safe prediction: a good portion of DU will be outraged by Obama's SC nomination

Predict President Obama's SCOTUS Nominee

Jake Tapper is a douchebag and MickeyMouse/ABC Spews shit

President Obama not as distrustful of the "far left" as some of us are

Backlash grows against Obama's preventive detention proposal

I had my candidate interview with the WFP nomination committee this week

Obama White House makes its premiere in Doonesbury.

Ranking the First Ladies

Three simple questions for supporters of preventive detention

May 30th: National Day of Action

Bill Moyer’s: Single Payer Health Care. Why isn’t it on the table?

Preventive detention is consistent with our values.

200,000 Tamil civilians imprisoned in Sri Lankan Manik Farm camp

With Summit, Iran Demonstrates Its Regional Clout

Petroperu May Expand Shutdowns as Land-Rights Protests Spread

Report: NKorea test-fires 2 more missiles

Obama says N.Korea nuclear test a "grave concern"

Somali gunmen 'renounce piracy'

Threats to Judges, Prosecutors Explode

U.S. Woman Freed After Abduction in Philippines

Opposition (Democrat) Wins Presidency in Mongolia

India says Pakistan given enough Mumbai evidence

Iraqi trade chief resigns amid corruption scandal

Bondsmen Upset by Policies that Free More People

Bondsmen Upset by Policies that Free More People

Myanmar opens trial again, Suu Kyi may take stand

China's herders plea for help as wolf packs return

Climate change making Everest ascent harder: sherpa

Church of Scientology on trial in France

Pakistani Taliban: We'll avoid combat in Swat city

Wal-Mart defers India cash-and-carry launch

Iran blocks Facebook ahead of presidential election

MoD admits faults over Australian airman's death

Hillary Rodham Clinton surprises Yale graduates

N. Korea fires missiles to threaten U.S. spy planes: official

Obama observes Memorial Day at Arlington cemetery

France, Germany urge more flexible climate pact

Feds target Detroit area as Medicare fraud rises

Northern Ireland Soccer Mob Beats Catholic Man to Death

Cavs Sign Ownership Deal With China Group

Sikh Preacher’s Vienna Death Sparks Riots in India

US lawyers ask Afghan court to help Gitmo inmate

UN Security Council to meet at 4 p.m. in emergency on North Korea’s nuclear test

China stuck in "dollar trap"

Daniel Hauser, mother return to Minn.

Norway: Haakon Lie, Labour party legend, dies at 103

Iran's Ahmadinejad wants to debate Obama at UN

HMCS Winnipeg thwarts pirate attack

Rival marches in Bolivian capital

Rival marches in Bolivian capital

North Korea Conducts Nuclear Test, South Korea Says.

R.I.P. Jay Bennett

Myanmar blames dissidents for bomb found in capital

Police foil bomb attack at Philippine port

Terror plotter David Williams did it for me, says sick brother Lord McWilliams

Job Losses Push Safer Mortgages to Foreclosure

Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani is a loon and he is out to get me, says Hamptons hothead John McCluskey

Explosion outside Upper East Side Starbucks (Explosive Device)

Climate change: World's destiny at stake

Iran Dispatches Fleet of Warships to Gulf of Aden

World's oldest blogger María Amelia López Soliño (97) dies

Pro-Gay Marriage Event on Eve of Prop 8 Ruling

Justice Dept. Investigates Pa. Contractor Tied to Murtha

Israeli document: Venezuela sends uranium to Iran

N.Ireland soccer mob beats Catholic man to death

How we won the war

How I won the war

Lest We Forget....

Worst person: Glenn Beck Wants The View To Apologize? For What?

Here's to the Crazy Ones

N Korea Tests Underground Nuclear Weapon & Fires Missile - UN to Convene Monday

And the soldiers who are dead and gone...

Blame the Evidence, not the Crime? (Re: Abuse Photos & Torture)

TYT: Cheney Throws Troops Under the Bus regarding torture

Rachel Maddow presents the GOP dream team: Cheney/Gingrich 2012

US Journalist Freed in Iran Arrives in America

President Obama Lays A Wreath At The Tomb Of The Unknowns

Memorial Day - Obama on North Korea's Nuclear Test & Missile Launch- Fox

Jesse Ventura on Democracy

The Band Played Waltzing Matilda-Eric Bogle

ANIMATION-Happy Household Hints:Surviving The Recession

Obama: World Must Stand Up to North Korea

Charles Bolden (Obama Appointee NASA Administrator) 1995 Intv.

Jon Turley explains just how wrong & misguided Obama's 'indefinite detention' plan is to KO

Obama's New Phone

BOLTON: Expel N. Korea from UN

Algae Power Meets High-end Fashion

Bill Maher on Obama-'Chocolate Jesus'; 'Limousine Liberal' Charity Events; Left's Speech Repression

Taxi to the Dark Side and the 2002 death of taxi-driver Dilawar in Bagram.

BEATLES - In my life (Acoustic Guitar) - For the families who've lost someone to war. We remember.

NYT: The Sorry State of the States

Informant offered liver transplant for Bronx terror suspect's brother, sez mom

"The CIA's Silent War in Pakistan " -- (Time Magazine)

At Arlington, Telling the End of the War Stories

Invisible wounds that kill

GOP "base": Audrey II?

Ex-Taliban claims abuse at Gitmo, Bagram: 'They were beating me'

China's herders plea for help as wolf packs return

Globovision: The Loose Cannon of Venezuelan Media

US Lawyers Ask Afghan Court to Help Gitmo Inmate

Israeli cabinet wants to ban Naqba commemoration

In Israel, Adam Lambert would have won

In Pictures: Memorial Day Ceremonies around the country

GOP Insists They Also Seek 'Empathy' in a Supreme Court Justice

A Wedding Traditionalist's Lament (apologies to Kander and Ebb)

If Obama cedes ground on torture to Cheney, we'll all pay a heavy price

Viva Espana! ...... Going after war criminals all over the world....even from its "allies"

Poverty in Germany

Gay marriage ban hangs in the balance

The Top 10 Conservative Idiots, No. 365

Robert Parry: Colin Powell Skates Free on Torture

Finding an Audience

Empathy and the Law

Hard to Move On When You're the One Tortured

BOLIVIA to Try Former Military Officers Linked to Terrorism

Mexico’s “war on drugs” employs army torture and police-state tactics

Rival marches in Bolivian capital

US Willingness to Talk to Cuba re: Previously Agreed-To Immigration Consultations

Correa, Chavez, and Morales to Radicalize Revolution

VENEZUELA Captures Top Colombian Drug Trafficker and More! Who says VEN ain't cooperating?

Fidel Castro: Nothing Can be Improvised in Haiti

Chavez TV show marks anniversary

This article on Argentinian terrorists' involvement in Bolivia is crying out for a reliable Spanish

BILL CLINTON: Haiti's Great White Hope? by John Maxwell

Pyramid victims kidnap nine people

Excerpt from Yoani Sanchez now no problem with internet access in hotels now

Ukraine to Help Fund Cuban Program for Chernobyl Children

US-CUBA Thaw May Mean COMPENSATION for lost assets

Driving on biomass

NYTimes: Looking at Europe’s Green Ways

Amazon hit by climate chaos of floods, drought

Nature Reports Climate Change: The bright prospect of biochar

US won't speed up emissions cuts: top climate negotiator (Domestic politics will not allow it)

Court orders endangered species protection for flat-tailed horned lizard - for the third time

Ban (Ki-moon) says U.S. climate bill plan "not enough"

Climate change summit hijacked by biggest polluters, critics claim

America's new green guru (Steven Chu) sparks anger over climate change U-turns

Why doesn't GM start selling their European cars here in the US like the Cruz

Solar power could surge by 2050 in deserts: study

Populations Of Skylarks, Other British Birds Of Song & Story, Falling Rapidly - Guardian

Odds Improve For Animal Diseases Like Bluetongue, Rift Valley Fever, Thanks To Climate Breakdown

Greenpeace: Beam me up Sunny!—"The technology to avoid catastrophic climate change already exists."

IEA may revise (downward) energy investment slide fcst-report (renewables down 38% from 2008)

Voyage to the centre of the 'Plastic Vortex'

All Of Idaho's Congressional Delegation Will Oppose GHG Legislation

EDF (UK's biggest nuclear generator) calls for (government financial) support for nuclear industry

India Moves To Make Solar Water Heaters Mandatory For Commercial Buildings…Large Residential…By 2012

Climate change making Everest ascent harder: sherpa

Professor Steven Chu is clearly switched on with energy-saving ideas

This planet came with a set of operating instructions, but we seem to have misplaced them.

Where have all our (Britain's) birds gone?

China Announces World's Largest Investment in Green Energy - Triples Wind Target

Here we go: Israel: Venezuela, Bolivia Supplying Iran With Uranium for Nuclear Program

MLB attendance down ..Nationals leading the way

Today in labor history May 25 Unemployed WWI veterans demand a bonus they had been promised

Recession brings new challenges for injured workers, attorney says

UE statment on health care (of interest to a single-payer advocates)

Colombian Banana Workers Win Strike!!!

Remembering (former) Lt. Gov. Ernie Kline: He leaves a legacy that should be followed

3,800 UNION CARPENTERS OUT OF WORK IN HAWAII – almost half of local 745’s members are on the bench

Opel (GM) Bidders Push To Win Labor Support As Decision Nears

CAW Union Votes Today on GM Accord That Pays New Workers Less

Canada: Still not enough federal meat inspectors on job: union

Women share stories, skills at first-ever union Leadership Retreat (& photos)

MORE ON THE LABOR ABUSES (illegals) AT DRYWALL IMPRESSIONS – contractor/[alleged] “cocaine dealer”

The new American Girl doll: She's Jewish, she's poor, and her name is Rebecca (Labor advocate too)

Karen Ignagni could break President Barack Obama's health care agenda

Ala. settles suits with 6 drug firms for $89M

Novel Herbal Therapy For Men At High Risk Of Prostate Cancer Well-Tolerated In Phase I Trial

What your health care premiums are used for other than your health care.

If Obama were to establish an affordable public health insurance system

Report Projects Up To 66 Million Americans Could be Uninsured by 2019 without Health Reform

Why Unfettered Capitalism Is Bad for Your Diet

Supreme Court Hands Medical Marijuana Major Victory

How much should courts be allowed to dictate medical care?

Vitamin D 'key to healthy brain'

Nutrition: Vaginal Infection Tied to Low Vitamin D

Why is just starting out with a public option so bad?

Catnip Repels Mosquitoes More Effectively Than DEET

Married Same-Sex Couples Say They Feel More Committed, Accepted By Peers

Good bye DU ...

In Israel, Adam Lambert would have won

Gay marriage ban hangs in the balance


Israel Moves Closer to Banning Naqba Memorials

Egyptian government blocking four international delegations to Gaza

Netanyahu defies Obama on Israeli settlement freeze

Labor ministers to fight bill banning Nakba events (Not Ehud Barak)

Dutch-Jewish poet masks Israeli roots to win Arab prize

(Avigdor) Lieberman's party to seek cabinet okay for loyalty oath

Realization has set in for Carolyn McCarthy ...

More Women Buying & Carrying Weapons...

Petition to force guns into Republican Congressional offices, Fox news, AM Radio, etc

Two killed in Arizona graduation shooting

Armed Israeli police close theatre on first night of Palestinian festival

Assassin boss also Israeli hero

I'm all for bearing arms so long as we go back to the arms we had 200 years ago

"The Most Effective Weapon in the World"

WATCH: Palestinian official says two-state solution will destroy Israel

The Poison in the System

China still buying record amounts of U.S. bonds: report

Job Losses Push Safer Mortgages to Foreclosure

water curtain

So, I've been hiking in the Lower Vosges Mountains, France

Photo Group History 101, or, The Evolution of the Contest Rules

no dream at all...woke up at 3am

Weird dream - seeking an interpretation

I guess it's just a weird time for strange dreams--I had one too

Damn! What is in the water lately!

wow. outbreak of wierd dreams this morning

Moving Past and Through the Armageddon Scenarios towards Rebirthing the Earth

NO. MORE. WAR - plz support my GD thread

Gene research finds opposites do attract

Surprise - We were wrong about Ecstasy (MDMA) (

Frightening and weird dream

FYI for anyone who's still interested

Saying goodbye to Sister Teresita

Conservative anti gay marriage Pastor charged with stealing $291,000

Two aura questions. (the spiritual kind)

Church of Scientology on trial in France

Thoughts on what might be the claim to know 'the knowledge of good and evil'.

Scientology on trial in France

Just so you know everyone...Jesus was not a Jew, he was a Christian

No-fry eggplant parmesan


Best potato salad?

How the 9/11 myth was sold (video)

GUBA video

"Eyes Wide Shut: Gross Negligence with NIST Denial of Molten Metal on 9/11"

Unabomber's brother David says Ted took part in CIA mind-control experiments at Harvard

Report blames 2 insurers for rise in health rates

Child Murder in Texas is Just Fine

In Israel, Adam Lambert would have won

I finally managed to find a copy of The Duellists

Something fun.

Mickey Mouse is dead. :-(

anyone know of a vacation rental for Monteal?