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Archives: May 6, 2009

abstinence-only education that works

Turley and KO

The draft report recommending no prosecution for torture was completed in December

Olbermann just ripped Obama

As a Legacy Earthlink Subscriber this Spoof from the Onion had me ROFL!

Hard Line Democrats Look at This with an Open Mind: A. Philip Randolph Institute

General Sanchez is on Rachel

Majority of Senators and HouseRepresentatives stripped of their office in 2010 and 2012 election

Specter: Norm Coleman Should Be Seated

Republicans propose a cut in state employee pay while handing out huge bonuses to GOP staff

"...wriggling bug on its back performances...."

Pete Seeger's 90th birthday concert

Ken Salazar to appear on 'The Daily Show'

The mirage of recovery

NC: Republican bigot wanted to hold bullying bill ransom over marriage amendment, but it passes

O please O please O please

Update on H1N1 Situation - CDC expects more hospitalizations

What's really up w/the bank stress tests?....This alleged return to profitability seems faux

Remember those DoD-planted TV military analysts? New DoD IJ review:

Dear Mr. Obama, please smite the Oil Companies for gouging us.

GOP Civil War continues! Bunning vs McConnell round 3!

Fiat moves spark fears over future of Vauxhall

My Manhattan Project--How I helped build the bomb that blew up Wall Street

USS Freedom: Quicker, High-Tech and Pirate-Proofed

Utah takes nuclear waste from states with own dump

Mandatory Tuesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

Friggin' Colbert is insane !

*DU Quiz* -can you find the problem with this Fox News article?

Source: No criminal case likely over torture memos

Bernanke to Credit Card Holders: "Drop Dead"

Up to 100 civilians feared killed in US air raids in Afghanistan

[Video] Dom DeLuise on the Johnny Carson Show

Charlie Rose-The Future of Trade ...

Afghanistan's Only Pig Quarantined in Flu Fear

National Geographic Explorer on Marijuana - right now

So, in one way at least, Iraq WAS "Mission Accomplished." Surprised?

About that “loan”: Obama team writes off $7 billion taxpayers loaned Chrysler

Let's tell the US Government why we, the taxpayers, deserve a bailout. I am requesting 25K bailout

New flu kills second person in U.S., spreads globally

Celebrating Seeger . . .

Anchorage Mayoral Election

Hannity claiming Dems protecting pedophiles, but not veterans

Why Wasn't Yusuf Islam On Fallon Tonight?

None of the women victims of the 'baby tosser' followed through with charges

Bank of America Said to Need About $34 Billion in New Capital

WJ this morning: No Prosecution for Torture memos?

Torturing prisoners is just fine, as long as it's done by Americans

Coming up at 8:20 (EST) Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ) discussing health care reform.

House Democrats say Terry (R-Ne) 'easy to work with'

Same-sex marriage bills corner two governors

Susan Rice Vs. Condi Rice

Has anyone been disappointed with Hillary Clinton as Secretary Of State so far?

Heads up! Senator Bingaman on WJ talking about health care reform

Pakistanis Battle Militants, 64 Dead

Torture Memos: Inquiry Suggests No Prosecutions

Will the Insurance Company Lobby forever define "Health Care" in America?

Pakistan may overshadow Afghanistan in Washington talks

Are you NSFW By Mark Morford

US Navy Builds 384 foot, 52 mph Anti-Pirate Warship

Q & A With Arlen Specter

What bi-partisanship means to me in this day and age.

Whoa, Joey Scars just went off script

US 'hate list' DJ to sue Britain

Specter - RINO or DINO?

Following right wing "logic", should we remove religion from the hate crimes laws already in place?

Jury Finds Teens Not Guilty of Hate Crime in Beating Death of Latino; Some Rejoice

I must admit I don't know much about the 2001 bankruptcy bill.

SICKO is on tv NOW.

Today Show continues to push the Wasilla Chillbillies..... Bristol and Todd Palin being interviewed

Can we please start a Carrie Prejean forum?

I want to thank my Congressman, Elijah Cummings, for squeezing those fucking dirt bags at AIG

If only the Congress was as progressive as New England Legistatures

RE: The "Corporate Media"

Jury Finds Teens Not Guilty of Hate Crime in Beating Death of Latino; Some Rejoice

Missed the latest Rethuglican "moments"?

Assuming that the GOP will soon implode into a regional

The Divided Repukes

Can a math teacher be put on trial for saying that the student's idea that 2+2=5 is nonsense?

What Star Wars Teaches Conservatives

On buying American

Freeper headline: Enemy number one by Lisa Mei Norton a hammage to the Department of Homeland

"an educated, optimistic, well off population is harder to control"

Hannity has himself a "Liberty Tree" (with VIDEO 6:43)

We need a Cell Phone Revolution!

The kitty has landed!

One girl shouts, "LET THE BANDIT BE" (CNN: Madoff’s secretary believes he's "protecting people")

Pakistan pounds Taliban; fighters pour into Swat

BofA rises 11% in trading as investors speculate the lender can meet U.S. demands for capital

BofA claims it has "plenty of options" to raise needed "$34B in new capital"

Links and discussion about the various ways and means truth/reality/our minds get "influenced"

Introducing the latest Detroit fashion, courtesy of the Flint, Michigan Police Department!

Parisian Department Store Targeted Unless France Pulls Out of Afghanistan

I need to write a letter to a rethug... would you "write to your audience?"

Afghanistan Has A Pig!

More than one in five homeowners underwater: Zillow

Republicants: Don't do what we did

Arrogant Baucus

DC Single-Payer Action Day May 13

FLOTUS at U.S. Mission is Wicked Smart

Just so you KNOW...Courtesy of the Flint Police Dept HOW TO WEAR YOUR PANTS

Steele yields powers to foes in RNC. Accepts limits on spending.

The GOP must shift to the left to become a viable party.

Corporations thrive using the divide and rule doctrine...

Rich Americans Default on Luxury Homes Like Subprime Victims

How long did it take Bill Clinton to raise $100 million for his library?

OMG, real live Michelle Bachmann supporters reveal themselves, let's see what makes them tick

Wagons Circled, Rations Low, Cavalry on the Way (from SC)

Conservative columnist (Debbie Schlussel) calls Sarah Palin the "tabloid candidate"

'Up to 100 dead' in Afghan raid

Republican clown photos

For NH Residents - Gay Marriage

PLEASE, won't anyone in the MSM ask Repub. reps or senators why they accept GOVERNMENT health care?

please delete; I was misinformed about this game

I can't stand Bill Press's "fill-in" guy. Ugh! He's way too "rockabilly" for me.

Miss California USA honcho: Prejean may have violated contract by posing "partially nude" at 17

Never bash Ahnuld again! He is the best guv ever! The governor

Chris Mathews vs Arlin Specter in Democratic Primary?

Bright Spot in Downturn: New Hiring Is Robust

Israel would inform, not ask U.S. before hitting Iran

Michael Savage to sue UK for banning him (3 CHEERS FOR THE UK)

Unfolding crisis among those with breathing problems...

The Republican Dictionary - Extreme Desperation Edition

A little strange but true event yesterday - latitudes of all 3 events. USA N34 degrees,

Buy American?? - James McMurtry on where our jobs, economy, lives have gone:

Buy American?? - James McMurtry on where our jobs, economy, lives have gone:

Salon: Ten Banks Expected To Fail Stress Tests

The case for prosecution

More Than One Fifth of All American Homeowners Now Underwater on a Mortgage

The Rude Pundit - In Brief: Michael Savage: New Winner of the Easiest Takedown in History

Ridge lists his home state as Maryland (not PA) on foreign agent registration form

Maine Gov signed Marriage Equality Bill !!!

Update: Bush officials trying to interfere with Justice Department ethics report

Bristol Palin did an about face on abstinence today on GMA.

For La Gloria, the stench of blame is from pig factories

Where Is Your Conscience?

Sex, Lies, and Federal Money

Hungary has a nuclear event

Joy Behar would love to see Palin 2012 nomination, "a slam dunk for whoever is running against her"

16 Year Old Homeschooler Hauled Away Under PATRIOT Act

Obama Outreach To Muslims Worries Israelis

There was nothing complicated about torture Susan Collins

How is it NOT a conflict of interest when Baucus accepts big $$$

Birthers: The gift that keeps on giving

House Panel Approves Bill to Fund ‘Green’ School Renovations



I need information on a GOP talking point on the financial crisis.

Congress needs to send Banks and Credit Card Issuers a nicely worded letter ....

Full Faith & Credit Clause + Loving v. Virginiia =???

The Prescott Group Bailout (Brilliant Colbert satire)

Ann Telnaes on Rushbo

Single Payer Hero Dr. on The Guy James Show today

Cantor Bows To Rush: "This Is Not A Listening Tour" (VIDEO)

"I don't want government in my business"

Who do you think the right wingers want Obama to nominate to the Supreme Court?

Maine joins MA, CT and VT in legalizing same sex marriage.

What is this, The Onion Writes the News Day?

Conservatives Lack Sense of Humor, Study Finds

Bernie Madoff's secretary talks about disgraced boss/ Bernie Madoff Liked Escorts, Massages, And

Groups push for first gay Supreme Court justice

MSNBC: "Bank of America Needs more Capitol"

Calif. panel OKs honors for gay leader Harvey Milk

The Onion: Shirtless Biden Washes Trans Am In White House Driveway

Most Americans oppose probe of Bush officials on torture: CNN poll

Vauxhalls Not Quite Rusty Enough, says Fiat.

"You are making a decision that is not well-founded..."

Specter cancels on Larry King

LOL I found a "Canadians for Bush" forum. Read some of their posts

Back of the line for Specter

Question about a "health issue" I know a person who had to undergo

Rev. Fred Phelps calls UK Home Sec. Smith "neo-Nazi dyke" and "filthy God-hater."

Torture: The Smoking Gun? (we simply can't let this slip under the rug)

Did the Democrats attempt to filibuster Alito's nomination?

US calls on Israel to sign onto Non Proliferation Treaty

White House Keeping NYC Flyover Pics Under Wraps

so now Empathy is a bad word? like liberal and socialism.

What a month it's been for gay rights -

Senator Sessions was denied a position of the bench for "racial insensitivities"

Naked sex on the sidewalk? Just another elected Republicon official showing his family values.

The global movement that Barack Obama is not leading

John Bolton thinks the next president will be a woman

So you're pissed at the way health care proposals, torture prosecutions,

How should we respond to healthcare "reform" which eliminates public option?

Gov. Baldacci Signs Same-Sex Marriage Bill

Mom says patriot act stripped Son of due process (16 y.o.)

LA Times editorial promotes teacher bashing.

When will Barney Frank get hitched?

Show me some love DU, Michelle Bachaman hurts my ears

How long will it be before Miss CA Carrie Prejean and Joe the Plumber go on tour?

The GOP will oppose whoever Obama picks for SCOTUS.

Help with Texas pot laws.

So 3 thoughts about the naked pictures of that idiot Miss California who says she was '17'

Cafferty: How can GOP attract more women?

Holy shit! Steven Green trial is now in deliberation! (Excellent article on rape/murder and trial)


Is there a Native American qualified for the Supreme Court?

New from wingnuteryville

Republicons newest strategy...

So, about "children having children", how young is too young?

Oh snap, what if

Zelikow’s Shredder

Special Prosecutor Moves in CIA Tapes Case = Federal Grand Jury activity

Saw an idiot wearing an "Obama: The Ultimate Trojan Horse" shirt at a gas station this PM.

Your favorite Repuke clowns

Saudi Arabia's "Miss Beautiful Morals" beauty pageant: "The winner won't necessarily be pretty"

Blood in the water: Miss CA Runner-Up emails pageant official, jockeys for position


Elderly man mistakes card for noisy neighbors

The Freepers are happy now that the peoples' elected representatives are legalizing gay marriage...

Has the democratically elected administration of any country ever prosectuted

Victim of Saddam Hussein's regime: 'Iraq was better off with tyrant Saddam in charge'

My next idea..The U.S. orders Fiat to produce Diesel Hybrids.

Weapon of Choice: Depleted Uranium

Florida man charged with murder after baby thrown from car

Queen Victoria on Enhanced Interrogation and Cheney's image

Net Access no Fundamental Right

Your opinion on the near future of the U.S. economy

Senate strips Arlen Specter of seniority.

Whitehouse to State: Gimme the 2005 Zelikow Anti-Torture Memo

AIG reveals $454 million in 2008 performance bonuses

Jewish Students' Treatment Sparks Lawsuit, Resignation

Can someone translate this CNN headline for me?

Is this abstinence program t-shirt stupid enough?

Warning: Tancredo on Hardball

Globe Workers Guarded On Union Deal

HEADS UP : Watch Oprah. She is doing a show on two boys who committed suicide after being bullied

God Bless America sticker on the back of an imported SUV

Clearly, restricting one's ability to breathe is torture. Just to keep the argument simple. n/t

A nuclear war between Pakistan and India would destroy world agriculture

"The Future of Journalism and Newspapers", Sen. Kerry's subcommittee today

One of the things I like about the Obamas....



Murray Waas: Torture Memo Author Advocated Presidential Pardons, Jury Nullification

DOJ Doesn’t Let ‘War on Terror’ Whistleblowers Comment on Professionalism Reports

Israel would inform, not ask U.S. before hitting Iran

‘If we’re going to let the bloggers run the country, then the country’s best days are behind us.’

This is now what NoQuarter Finds Politically Acceptable

Bachmann Has A Challenger in 2010

Limbaugh's living large while radio boss Clear Channel implodes

Has anyone else read "The Transistion Handbook - from oil dependency to local resilience"?

Ford to build electric Focus in Wayne, retool plant, preserves about 3,200 jobs

Elizabeth Warren: Americans Aren't Here to Serve the Banks, They're Here to Serve Us

Windows warns users Republican policies may crash computers.

So which state will be #6 with giving the GLBT community their due rights to marry

Bail is $50,000 for man accused in dog's death

GOP Clowns

so... when is hannity getting waterboarded??

I'm a missing person, presumed dead. The cable networks love me because...

EXCLUSIVE AUDIO: Limbaugh Mocks Recession During Speech To Wealthy Right-Wing Donors

EXCLUSIVE AUDIO: Limbaugh Mocks Recession During Speech To Wealthy Right-Wing Donors

Sen. Max Baucus (D-Mont.) - Check out Campain Donor report - No surprises here!

Case against Blago: 400 hours of taped calls, 1 million documents

How NOT to smuggle songbirds (as if there is a good way)

So, really, what do you think the purpose of the Energy Task Force was?

Ed Gillespie: There wasn’t a single woman of comparable ‘temperament and intellect’ to Alito.

Hard Knock Radio live now on KPFA

Nelson (D-Ne) urges Afghanistan benchmarks

I don't undertand why some here always criticize Ed Schultz' MSNBC show

Marion Barry says DC will have civil war if it legalized same sex marriage.

The Far Right's First 100 Days: Getting More Extreme by the Day

Republicans are the ultimate Id (Freudian term)

Tom Tancredo Allowed to Equate Evolution with Intelligent Design on Hardball

when did Mika's photo get added to the MSNBC TV page?

Politicians who get Twitter…and some who don't

Obama unveils $63 billion global health initiative

Presented For Your Amusement, Ladies And Gentlemen: A New Far-Right Hobby-Horse....

Presented For Your Amusement, Ladies And Gentlemen: A New Far-Right Hobby-Horse....

Arlen Specter is spelled with an "e."

2012 Right Wing GOP Ticket Dream PalinPrejean

Torture? Rudman to the Rescue

New Poll: Specter (D) 41, Ridge (R) 48

there's a lot of talk about bullies on DU, but nothing about DU bullies

I think this is one of Helen's better posts

Student loans...Whose got 'em?

No matter what we think of Specter

TMZ catches Miss CA Carrie Prejean in a lie - claiming "There are no other photos of me."

People ask for answers but nobody really wants to hear them

Don't miss Tweety today

Don't miss Tweety today

GM Recalls 300 New Camaros Due To Cable Problem

Theory on how to get torture investigation underway

Renault buys Saturn ? GM in talks...

Bwaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah Specter says Reid broke his promise

What exactly is this "stress test" for banks?

GI's Told To Bring Afghans To Jesus

Texas House Bill 1863: So crazy that it might just become law?

Buying Brand Obama, By Chris Hedges

Lets give this story some feet if we all work together to get it on the airwaves!

Cheney On Why He Speaks Out: I’m Doing It For ‘The Little Guys’

Post the phone numbers of the unsolicited phone calls you get

Kiefer "24"Sutherland will surrender on minor assault charges; alleged victim calls attack 'vicious'

I am watching Frost/Nixon. And trying to eat dinner. Bad move.

I am watching Frost/Nixon. And trying to eat dinner. Bad move.

Justice Department is a Joke and loses all crediblity

Is there any type of power generation that....

The Stupid AND Shitty, It Hurts...

Michael Savage Weiner was so rude NPR host hung up on him.

Iraq's Wrecked Environment

LoZoccolo explains opposition to single-payer health care.

Mormon GOP Congressman from Utah threatens to prevent D.C.s new marriage provision from becoming law

DU and one of my articles cited in new book about Batman

Bernie Sanders needs our help re credit card companies

I'm lovin' this Specter debacle. He's hanging himself before our eyes.

MT. Redoubt huffing and puffing again

Wesleyan student fatally shot at bookstore cafe near campus

Ireland: Unemployment expected to reach 17 percent

The Far Right's First 100 Days: Getting More Extreme By The Day

Why Are Freepers So Damned Angry All The Time?

The Need to Hold the GOP Accountable = by Robert Parry

Caption this Pelosi-Reid pic

Specter eyes support for Employee Free Choice bill

Renault may take over Saturn

Can we agree upon some basics?

Salt Lake Tribune Wants Bybee Impeached: This Is His Home Territory

Eric Cantor is either anorectic,

On Paris TV "In America people who work for a living get treated like dirt"

Senator Baucus list of local office phone numbers

Bendable Concrete Heals Itself -- Just Add Water

My pancreas transplant.

Busted Down! Spector loses his seniority on all the committees he serves on.

ROFL!!! Cantor On Sunday: "...listening to the people"; Wed: "..this is not a listening tour."

Democratic Split Emerges As Health Care Debate Heats Up

What socio-economic background do you think President Obama comes from?

Ray Kurzweil: A singular view of the future

Thom Hartmann: Arlen Specter Checked A Card!

Fox Nation ad on DU (wtf?)

Who are the real isolationists?

Can someone explain single payer to me?

My TEABAGGER neighbor is plotting insurrection.

I think the Republican Party is in worse shape they we realize.

If Snarlin' is the dem nominee, I believe we'll lose the election

Wednesday TOON Roundup Part 2

If the following were happening under a bush administration, how would you feel?

Wednesday TOON Roundup Part 3:

Wednesday TOON roundup, part 1

Stating that creationism is nonsense is not an opinion. It is a scientific conclusion.

Al Jazeera Strikes Back at Pentagon, Releases Unedited Footage of U.S. Soldiers' 'Bible Study'

O'Reilly Called Springsteen Un-American & Un-Patriotic

We need to let them know torture is not negotiable

Your Family's Health Care Is Off The Table AND Under Arrest

Interview With Economist James K. Galbraith

Conflict of interest possible motivator of TNR "smear" against Sonia Sotomayor

Limbaugh To Powell: He Needs To ‘Become A Democrat’

Martha Stewart went to prison---is she worse than the former administration?

Army Experience Center in Philadelphia - Seven Arrested

Suprise Suprise... Chrysler Loans wont be paid back

The lying about Healthcare has begun!

So let's bulldoze homes instead of trying to rent them out!

Bayer Shouldn't Be Making & Storing the Same Toxic Chemical in WV That Killed Thousands in Bhopal.

Akron police taser woman near rectum ("electronic rape")

Have you experienced discrimination in being hired or promoted?

One of the cool things about living and working in Los Angeles,

I am confused about this Miss California incident...

Obama to be prayer day no-show

$25,000 reward for missing white woman; $3500 for murdered black children

Who among you would work for the Government in exchange for lower pay but assured stability?

Levi Johnston: Bristol Palin's Abstinence Campaign "Unrealistic"

neo cons/repugs are always bad mouthing Canada's health system

Here's the problem.. This report doesn't even MENTION Iraqis, & this is normal

Those of the "torture creative class" and how they got rewarded.

Red Cross: Many Afghans Dead After US Bombings

Word association: When I say "Generation X" what is the first word that comes to mind?

John Brown: was he a hero or a terrorist?

The single-payer advocates who protested the Senate Finance Cmte are PATRIOTS. Rec if you agree

College Student Shoots, Kills Home Invader

Do you have any intention of buying Elizabeth Edwards' new book?

Scalia Pwned by Fordham U students and he's PISSED!

Sen. Whitehouse gets coveted health panel slot

Michael Savage: "I will call for a boycott of all travel to Britain by my 8 to 10 million listeners"

“When the President Does it that Means that it Is Not Illegal”

SoS Clinton apologizes for Afghan civilian deaths

Wal-Mart settles ‘Black Friday’ death inquiry

David Vitter is hiding from Bill Nelson and Mel Martinez over his hold on FEMA nominee.

David Vitter is hiding from Bill Nelson and Mel Martinez over his hold on FEMA nominee.

Apple takes top places in all laptop categories at Consumer Reports. Also top in tech support.

Anybody miss Swamp Rat as much as I do?

Elizabeth Edwards is going to be on the View on May 19th.

Single Payer is dead, Employee Free Choice Act is dead, Foreclosure help is dead. Full Speed Ahead

NC alcohol chief quits after sending offensive e-mail

Orange County judge rules teacher disparaged Christians...


SO I am going to BB's GTG in July and will be bringing

Attn: KitchenWitch: Twitchy McXanax is baseball's best closer.

They just ripped out some guy's gall bladder on Dancing with the Stars!

What are you getting the woman/women in your life for Mother's Day?

I have to go back tomorrow

Adam Lambert should be afraid...

It's my fourth-year DUniversary!


Dissertation #3 is all systems go! Congratulate me!

Well Shit....McDonalds ended their 1 dollar egg mcmuffin

It should be criminal for commercials to be so much louder than the tv show.

Has anyone here read "The Last Olympian" here?

Now THAT is some PRIMO catnip!


Happy Birthday SOteric!

Happy Birthday SOteric!

The only thing on TV tonight is a rerun of the Natinals!


Homeless man rescues a teen from drowning.

This morning I woke up with my hair in pigtails....

What the hell has happened to the Yankees? Bullpen vacuum?


Terribly exciting in here.

Best movie drug dealer

Help me on an application I'm filling out!

If I don't feel I have the skills to be a good moderator is it better that I just

What's your cure for the Swine Flu?

Are garment bags still considered carry-on luggage?

I think I'm getting sick

I'm going away but I'm going to be back when it's time to walk away and start over again

ARRGH!! Just had my morning ruined by utah saints pushing

James Brown Will Never Die....

Work's resident neocon is deep in my dog house now

MS taking a page out of Apple's book

Joni Mitchell-My Old Man (BBC)

I am beginning to think simply writing a post titled "PANCAKES!" on GDP would get enough recs...

Are dead goats still considered carrion luggage?

White Rappers

any WoW fans?

I have a music myspace!

A Suppository and A Question

Anyone Twitter?

Has anyone else seen the latest terrifying ad from Burger King?

Shit, I might have missed a job opportunity!

Delete. Dupe.

Delete. Dupe.

That dude who did the Aerosmith cover on American Idol last night was brilliant

Would calling the judge a douchebag to his face get me DQ'd?

Why is there an ad for FoxNation on the DU homepage?

Dethwish.I haz.

Good morning Lounge

Ricky Gervais is so

My newest project

And meanwhile I'm listening to Todd and Bristol Palin on the Today Show

Ever notice when somebody says, "I hate to say this, but yadda yadda yadda,"

last night I dreamt

College kidz r smart

A new shift manager was being shown around the Latex factory

If Pontiac is going the way of the Dodo bird....

Duck Hunter

Dean says if we don't deliver real health care reform, we will lose seats in the midterms.


Cheney: "I went through the Iran/Contra hearings...this time around, I'll do my damnedest to defend"

FEINGOLD: Torture-"You can’t just sweep it under the rug"

Kirstie Alley: "Those panties could weigh 30 lbs"

My dog has been herding me all night

A crazed man tried to break into my next-door neighbor's house early Sunday morning.

If there is some type of intelligent phenomenon controlling this universe, PLEASE...

Name a song that wishes well being to all.

Why in the Hell can't I get Led Zep's "whole lotta Love" out of mind this morning?

What is your favorite Shirley Bassey song.

okay...survey time, lounge style!

trampled brains

I'm really sorry for spamming the lounge last night...

What did it mean when people in some places in long ago times

I went to see Legally Blonde the MUSICAL tonight


I'm STARVING -- what should I get for lunch?

We have a live one.

My ex is leaving the country and i will miss her

Hungarian goulash: Love it or leave it?

Shirtless Biden Washes Trans Am In White House Driveway

Any Knox College students or Alum here? IT'S FLUNK DAY !!!

Please help, brain exploding need the name of a song with I'm Dead as the chorus...

I still can't believe they are killing Pontiac.

California songs

American Idol Scream Heard Round The World

It is 2 o'clock in the afternoon and there is a skunk feeding in my neighbor's yard.

I love it when Skinner brings the snark to GD

Any hardcore turntable/vinyl people here

When I heard this, I about pissed my pants...

If you thought there was only 1 tasering on Bring Your Kid to Work'd be wrong.

Didn't get the job and I have a doctor appointment today--and it's raining.

Kiefer Sutherland head-butts Designer at Gala

Update: Mrs. V. got her hard cast yesterday, but the pins did NOT come out.

I hereby assume full control of ALL Lounge operations.

Paging Mr. Tolkien: NYT science article says hobbits had flat feet

Was Michael J. Fox not brilliant on Rescue Me last night?

There is a laughing hyena in my backyard

For some reason the labels given to the American population is

Do you have any friends or family who avidly attend Sci Fi conventions?

Looks like Fat Actress is getting a second season!

the kitteh is going apeshit to Keller Williams

Anyone else with catnip resistant kittehs?

Is Google evil?

My new lawn mower OR how I got taken advantage of

Phils lead NL East by 1/2 game over Marleens. nt

It's been raining here for 8 days. I can't stand this.

Father uses dog collar to shock kids

Approved by FBI

Why do Star Trek geeks not like Star Wars geeks?


Last night's Big Bang Theory...

Just started Facebooking, and found a lot of old friends from my childhood and teens.

Birds: They're Fucking Everywhere

Please someone take the damn IQ test!!1!!

Greater Cincinnati EVENT (for you fellow buckeyes)

i think my lawn grew two inches overnight

Can anyone identify this flag?

Farmers Markets ,

Wow. Another live one. They're coming out in force today.

my window didn't look too happy today

Can someone please explain the Kindle to me?

Elderly man mistakes card for noisy neighbors

Where can you do a free background check online?

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Wed 5/6/2009)

Eat your colors and other words of wisdom

Do you know this fruit? What's it called in the US and other places?

Critters2's pet medical emergency du jour:

CNN BREAKING...A.M.A.: "Fuktuplets" not a legitimate medical term for multiple newborns

Fuck you, Brett Favre.

I am free from the hell that is jury duty.

The Wednesday HopeHoops rant - FOX ASSHOLES need to shit or get off the pot!

Man waves penis at neighbour, pees on car

Someone posted bottomless photographs of me on the web to belittle my Christianity

Houston was once a shithole...

Keyboard cat makes CNN! (And sad news...)

Memorial Day certainly came early this year! (Inexplicable gas price rise)

Speaking of the world ending 12/21/12, we should look for products with that expiration date

So many of you were right and helped me so much. Another (redundant) thank you.

If you use a cell phone in a parking lot, don't blame the other person if you get hit.

How far back do you remember re: telephone lines/numbers?

With 67 reviews cataloged, Star Trek (2009) has fallen

My widow didn't look too happy today.


Which one is cooler? Narwhals or Meat Pinatas?

Where is Parche?

Condi Rice is a dumbass. Says LedZep's Black Dog was "kind of a 1968 anthem"

"I came here to chew bubblegum and kick ass.."

Women without children: are you wished "happy mothers' day?"

has anyone tried acai berry products?

DUers in long term relationships but not married.....

for those who responded to my thread about lap band surgery

kitten picture of the day for wednesday may 6

Kenyan Arsenal fan hangs himself

I need some cute pictures, STAT. Any baby pics, puppy tummies, kittens, etc.?


I was gone for four days

I'm thinking about writing a vampire novel.

Freeper Smack-Down going on at Facebook. Need your help.

My state officially is awesome

PSA:Oprah is buying everyone lunch

Is there any way to hide a 14' diaphragm?

Is there a way to hide a 14' trampoline?

Adventures with my camera: Good news and bad news...

You will all bow down to me for I am 20 today!

It's my puppy's first birthday! (photos for those who need a "cute" fix)

What's your favorite flag?

L'Affair (Jon +1) and Kate + 8 gets weirder!

Special request for Star Trek fans.

What happened to Radio/Music?

It's that time again: Democratic Underground is looking for new predators

I just sent BoyMidlo out to buy tampons.

Get hyped - 40 Inspirational Speeches in 2 Minutes

Get hyped - 40 Inspirational Speeches in 2 Minutes

The kitty has landed!


My bold prediction: Kris goes home tonight!

I think the worst thing about a zombie apocalypse would be the smell.

Define god/God

10 Popular Porn Scenarios That Seem Highly Implausible

"Seduction" Tonight's poem at the open mic:

Have I mentioned that I really am in love with tubed audio gear?

umm yeah.... what the shit??

CHENEY-"Behind Cover-up": Rice lawyer says he believes VP tried to have anti-torture memo destroyed


27 Observations About The Goddamn KFC Line I’m In

CONFESS!!!! What dirty little secret do you have hidden away from your teenage years

my favorite Rolling Stones song: "Play With Fire"

NYT: Charges unlikely for lawyers who drafted torture memos

Channel surfing to FUX News leading with o'rilly trashing Springsteen

Adam Lambert Rocks

Torture: The Smoking Gun? (Andrew Sullivan)

First Lady Michelle Obama : 'Anything is possible' , announces Social Innovation Fund

Obama, Peres exchange gifts

Judge Michael W. McConnell (GWB appointee) steps down, creates first 10 circuit vacancy

Obama's promise of change.

Small, Seasoned Group Helps Obama Manage Supreme Court Selection

If the DOJ disbars Judge Bybee, would he lose his judgeship?

I think Kathleen Sullivan may be Obama's choice for the Supreme Court, here is why...

Pres. Obama's Schedule: May 6, 2009

Enough already with the "caution"

Senate Democrats Deny Specter Committee Seniority

Saw a "Waiting for 2012" Bumper sticker today!

R. Reich - Obama and Pragmatism: Thinking Through Values

Is seeing another "Joe the Plumber" video More Important...than THIS?

Lest we forget--BIG thanks to Justice David Souter

Mormons posthumously baptize Obama's mother

Sessions on Obama: 'He's So Nice'

What noisy cats were we.

Damn. Jeff Sessions is one step removed from the Grand Wizard.

Not a single thread... US casualties up in April to highest level in 7 months.

***HEADS UP: Daily Press Briefing with Gibbs and Secretary Clinton - LIVE NOW***

Michelle Obama's 'Sesame Street' Appearance: "I'm On A High" (PHOTOS)

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Awww...Sessions would consider gay SCOTUS nominee - not "automatic disqualification"

Torture? Rudman to the Rescue-By Ray McGovern: 'Clear Plan-Go Thru Motions-Let EVERYONE Off'

A just me moment..but do the financial talking heads seem disappointed

General Jones Says To The Universe: I Exist! - NSA Jones will host briefing at 5:00 today.

Card-check may be stripped from "Card Check" Employee Free Choice Act bill !!!

When they go after Obama's actual Supreme Court Nominee, Remember Who Jeff Sessions Is.

VA-Gov: PPP Shows McAuliffe Surging

Cornyn thinks Crist will run for Florida Senate seat.

PHOTOS: The First Lady at the Time 100 Gala

CRUSHING CHILDREN"S TESTICLES, a look inside Bush's war on terror

How Would you Describe Your Opinion of Arlen Specter?

The Obama Doctrine On Full Display At Two-Day Af-Pak Summit

WP source guesses as to Obama's top three choices, who would you choose?

Psych! Specter Backs Away from Coleman

Be aware. The stock market will most likely take a dive by mid-May.

A Reaganesque Problem for Republicans

Obama makes Olbermann's "World's Worst"

Chrysler auto workers jobs being shipped to Mexico under Bankruptcy plan!

Robert Reich: Obama, the enemy of economic inequality

Live blog on a great hearing about journalism - print and online

Limpballs Blasts Colin Powell, Suggests He Should Leave GOP - Obama endorsement racially motivated.

Obama pleased after leaders agree to fight Taliban

"In the Marketplace of Ideas" Universal Health Care/Insurance 60 Parties vs the Republicans

Two obvious solutions to awaken the slow economy: Gay Marriage AND Legalizing Hemp

Sebelius: Health Care Reform not a "prelude to a single-payer system"

NC: Alcoholic Beverage Commission head resigns after circulating racist email

Swine Flu information PLEASE FORWARD!

Obama will visit concentration camp great uncle liberated. Also planned visit to Dresden.

Spector to Reid about Coleman gaffe: "I forgot which team I was on."

Specter: Democratic leader promised me seniority - "pushback" from other Democratic Sens.

VP Biden met with a VIP today in DC ---->

Burr gets a challenger

Washington Post article from 10/27/05 - talking about SCOTUS nominees

Obama was so adorable when he ordered his burger yesterday. Just sayin' it.

NEOCON FEITH-Admits Giving Torturer's Script To Establish Link Between al Queda & Iraq!

Memo to Bishops: No One Is Listening

David Axelrod is Brilliant

Biden, Emanuel, Craig and Butts Running SCOTUS Selection

CNN and Gallup polls on investigating torture

Bob Casey certainly avoided any commitments when questioned by

House bypasses governor’s veto to claim Oklahoma’s sovereignty

Tancredo is such an idiot. Imagine if he had become president.

Maine governor signs same-sex marriage bill

What's with all the trolls tonight?

Michael Steele Publicly Emasculated - yields to critics - spending controls and restaints imposed

Supreme Court vetting moving quickly - Obama already closely involved. (CNN)

Michelle and Oprah have dinner in NYC last night *PIC*

Remember Harriet for SCOTUS?

Economic casualties pile into tent cities

It's all Obama's fault!!

Why the New Torture Defense Fails

I for one will never forgive Roberts for screwing up the Swearing In

Chairman Kerry Opening Statement At Hearing On Engaging Iran

Obama budget would cut or end 120 government programs, saving as much as $17B

Specter is about to be a man without a party,

Specter was stripped of his seniority .....

Anyone see Matthews corner GOP asshat Mike Pence yesterday on evolution?

Lawrence O'Donnell triumphs again. God, I love that man. He's on Hardball

Palin out of the picture? Debate.

Dodd's bill to prevent mortgage foreclosure passes (updated)

Shakowsky Letter to Holder Asking Him To Appoint A Special Prosecutor

Shakowsky Letter to Holder Asking Him To Appoint A Special Prosecutor

Ginsburg: Court needs another woman

VP Biden: "The President and I look forward to working with Mr. Franken"

"GOD" found spelled in fried salami

"GOD" found spelled in fried salami

Kerry Statement on the Future of Journalism

Schwarzenegger Says "Time for a Debate" on Decriminalization

While some DUers like to paint Obama as some sort of fundie, he blows of Prayer Day

Is Turley driving anyone else crazy except me?

Investigating Torture: The OPR Report (the Bush DOJ recommended no prosecution for Bush officials)

Obama responds to lesbian soldier's letter

GOP pollster/wordsmith Luntz to GOP: How To Oppose Obama's Health Care Plan

Ed Gillespie: There wasn’t a single woman of comparable ‘temperament and intellect’ to Alito. (VIDEO

Georgian Government Halts Mutiny Attempt

Source: Charges Unlikely for Lawyers Over Interrogation Memos (Fox News)

USS Freedom: Quicker, High-Tech and Pirate-Proofed

Merck Makes Phony Peer-Review Journal

Thousands flee Pakistan valley as truce crumbles

Judge OKs 1st step in Chrysler-Fiat deal

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar Sets Gray Wolves Up for Slaughter

Oakland Commissioner (R-Novi) arraigned for indecent exposure

Helen Thomas: Obama should back "single payer" health care

Boston Globe, guild reach deal

Justice Department files suit in support of California reservist not properly reemployed by state

Before U.S. Talks, Pakistan Claims Combat Gains

Iraq police: Fruit market bomb kills 15, hurts 40

Sri Lanka invites U.N.'s Ban, rebels allege starvation

China quake parents 'harassed'

GM details plans to wipe out current shareholders

China rejects US criticism over military strength

Mexican citizens quarantined in China arrive home

Mumbai suspect denies all charges

Bristol Palin says Abstinence Best Path for Teens

Payrolls Reduced 491,000 by U.S. Companies, Fewer Than Estimated, ADP Says

Some U.S.-backed Iraqi fighters desert posts

Microsoft lays off 3,000 employees

Bank of America to need $34 bln in capital-source

Conservative Southerner leads GOP Court nomination fight

Inspector at Pentagon Says Report (exonerating pundit program) Was Flawed

Navy cancels ship deployment due to swine flu

MI5 agents 'tried to recruit Guantánamo detainees'

Wal-Mart to Pay Victims of Stampede

Clinton: US Regrets Loss Of Life In Afghanistan

Korean Man Dies Homeless With $100,000 in the Bank

AIPAC Conference Pushes Hard Line on Iran

Report: FBI Lax In Updating Terror List

Conn. man charged with bigotry in gun incident

Steele yields powers to foes in RNC

Obama Administration Seeks $63B For World Health

Informants allege proposed Blackwater weapons dump

First lady: 'Sesame Street' tops everything so far

Mom says patriot act stripped Son of due process (16 y.o.)

Opposition linked to alleged Morales death plot

Fall Vaccination Campaign May Include 3 Flu Shots

Santa Barbara fire stalls but winds forecast

Steven Green Trial Goes To Jury Deliberation (Iraq rape/murder)

Spanish judge sends Guantanamo inquiry

Dave Bing headed to stunning victory


'Tips as wages' loophole to close - UK

NY Times raising prices again to offset ad slump

Venezuela detains American wanted in U.S.

Ford Shifting SUV Plant to Electric Vehicles

Stocks rise on optimism about the jobs market

Pakistan pounds Taliban; fighters pour into Swat

Former Robeson County sheriff's sentence reduced

The Mormons Baptized Obama’s Dead Mother

Pakistan Taliban: Swat deal is dead

Brain surgeons Thomas Milhorat, Paolo Bolognese suspended for abandoning anesthetized patient in OR

China ready for post-Kyoto deal on climate change

Key villain in Chicago swine flu outbreak: Winter?

Maine Senate passes same-sex marriage bill

Dole Food sued over Colombian paramilitary claim

Informants Say Blackwater Guards Tried to Unload Arms (Smuggle Weapons Used in Massacre out of Iraq)

Maryland limits health insurance rescissions

EXCLUSIVE: Secret U.S.-Israel nuclear accord in jeopardy

Iraq to finalize Shell gas deal next June

Afghans: US bombing run kills dozens of civilians

Snowmobile groups sue over Canada lynx habitat

Russia says expulsion of diplomats not directed against Canada: Cannon

(Senate) Hearing set on interrogations

More than one in five homeowners underwater: Zillow

(CNBC) Sources: Wells Fargo Needs $15 billion in capital, Citi May Need $10 billion, stress tests

400,000 Still on Terror Watchlist, Including Author of Book on Rove

EU and US reach deal in beef row

Senate Democrats Deny Specter Committee Seniority

Judge removes (2nd) juror in Liberty City Six terror trial

Chrysler holdouts must say who they are, judge says

Franken meets with vice president in Washington

Sebelius makes case for new U.S. health plan

Rep. Frank Introduces Bill To Allow Online Gambling

Orange County contractor kills girlfriend, young son, self

Obama defends, curtails National Day of Prayer

WellCare charged with fraud (Florida's largest Medicaid HMO contractor)

Confusion at the Canyon: Administration Engaging in the Same Potentially Illegal Action as Bush


New Hampshire House passes same-sex marriage, 178-167; bill now moves to governor's desk

Rep. Jane Harman may not be taking on wider wiretap issues

Specter: Democratic leader promised me seniority

Michael Savage to sue British government

Domino's billionaire says economy won't stop his vision of Catholic school, town

Calif. pageant may dump Prejean (Miss California - multiple contract breaches)

Center for Public Integrity names 25 lenders blamed for financial crisis

US interrogators killed dozens, human rights researcher and rights group say

Orthodox Jewish Community Struggles With Abuse Allegations

Justice Department drops case against Fort Lewis war objector

Torture Memo Author Advocated Presidential Pardons, Jury Nullification

Top-To-Bottom Investigation Of Torture Program Necessary, Says ACLU

Sean Hannity Responds to Obama Victory

Canadian Senator Mac Harb delivers anti-sealing letters to Parliament

How Joe The Plumber Will Keep The Queers Away From His Kids

Outrage Trailer

Inside Story: Are some US soldiers acting as missionaries in Afghanistan?


VA-Gov: Creigh Deeds Airs First Ads

There's a Bore in the Woods

Barack Obama and DC Vouchers

Valuable debt & Healthcare reform

DNC Web Ad: GOP Survivor

Rep. Mike Pence Repeats $3000 Lie about about cap-and-trade clean energy legislation

TYT: Controversial 911 Call - Should The Operator Be Fired? (Ear-Muff The Kids)

Thom Hartmann: The Global Deal

TYT: Joe The Plumber Will Not Allow 'Queers' Around His Kids

Clown Car? Note how many people get out and run after the crash...


The 2008 Knob Creek Machine Gun shootout festival

Maddow: Republicans on side of tax haven scam

Voices of a Liberal Faith - Unitarian Universalists

Dave Letterman: How'd cheney do?

Its called HR676 and we want it NOW.

Human Rights Activist Ezra Nawi going to jail

Springsteen at Seeger's 90 birthday party..."you outlasted the bastards" Beautiful..

Rachel Maddow and Ron Paul discuss the GOP 5/5/09

Melissa Harris-Lacewell explains to KO just how Miss CA is being hoist on her own petard

Buchanan: White men face the same discrimination that 'black folks' faced 'for years'

Pat Buchanan: 'What is happening to white men is exactly what was done to black folks...'

"Like getting interview lessons from Sara Palin"

Fixed Noise features Bush Torture Apologists

Special Prosecutor For Bush Torture

Victory Fund: Consider openly LGBT Supreme Court Justice

US Treasury Department Issues a Recall of All Dollars!

TYT: Why Are Some Democrats Pushing To Protect Bankers?

Michael Savage Banned From Britain!

The Republicans are against it! Whatever it is

Fourth grade student grills Condi Rice on torture

Americans "Deal with Outsourcing"'s tough..

Eugene Robinson: A World Without the Globe?

India's Business Schools Out of Date

Six Indians selected for prestigious Gates scholarships

Tommy Chong for Supreme Court Judge, He has the Experience!!!!!

Krugman Won't Comment On Off-The-Record Dinner With Obama

Condi Called Out on Torture, Even at S & M Convention

NY Times: The Cost of Staying Home Sick

Helicopters, Bubblewrappers and. . . Poliwogging?

Two Bushes, Two Iraq Wars

Olbermann and Turley re-visit torture & the DOJ, 5/5/09. Turley: 'This is ridiculous!!'

The Dilemma of Dissent (Newsweek Essay)

Merck Makes Phony Peer-Review Journal

From Margaret and Helen - Shit Happens

Garrison Keillor: Moms love the bad eggs more

Tom Ridge Has A Santorum Problem

Cry me a river.

Is it twittering or tweeting? Plus, Twitter is not for sale

Today’s Hero is Governor John E. Baldacci

UAB gets $5 million anonymous donation from 'feminist fairy godmother'

Thom Hartmann: How can republicans continue to defend corporate tax cheating?

Corruption Is Dangerous to Your Health

MoveOn ad: Out of business (< - - healthcare insurers)

Nitwits for Jesus

Joe Conason: Republicans Wonder How to Sell a Toxic Brand

2/3rds of the virgin Amazon rainforest designated for Oil exploration.

Chris Floyd: Rolling Out the Product: A New Full-Court Press for Pakistan War

Why Are We Surprised When White Preppy Guys Turn Out to Be Serial Killers?

Rove pretends Bushco had vetting research magic, conveniently forgets Harriet Miers fiasco

Extended footage of US soldiers' bible group in Afghanistan - US army rejects 'conversion' claims

Is Anyone Minding the Store at the Federal Reserve?

IBM should reveal truth about engineering layoffs

Demand Single Payer Health Care NOW!

Venezuela detains American wanted in U.S.

Opposition linked to alleged Morales death plot

Guatemalan Human Rights activists face death threats again

Sister of Cuban activist 'Antúnez' to deliver letter to Congress

Mexico Orders 6 EC725 Helicopters

Six eye latest Uruguay offshore round

Dole Food sued over Colombian paramilitary claim

Venezuela Initiates Production of Generic Medicines and Cell Phones


GRANMA: US Soldiers, from Manta to Colombia

Want to hear a bit of Radio Marti as heard in Cuba?

Qatar signs deal for new luxury hotel in Cuba

Obama calls for increased federal biofuels support

Drumbeat: May 6, 2009

Université de Montréal technology to revolutionize battery-powered vehicles

'Anaconda' harnesses wave power

Uranium enrichment competition

New standards could cut tax breaks for corn-based ethanol

Deal Struck on 'Cash for Clunkers'—Consumers Trading In Cars Would Get Up to $4,500

Mozambique: Arrests in plot to sabotage Cahora Bassa hydroelectric dam

North America's first carbon tax faces judgement

BASF opens state-of-the art production facility for fuel cell components in Somerset, New Jersey

NASA Leads Team in Establishing a Renewable Hydrogen Fueling Station

Interview Dr. Richard Nebel of IEC/Bussard Fusion Project by Sander Olson

Global dimming and brightening more complex than previously thought

Bulb Replacement Brings Significant Energy Savings for Cuba

Hundreds of new frog species found in Madagascar (CNN)

Ocean Carbon: A Dent in the Iron Hypothesis—Plankton blooms do not send atmospheric carbon to the …

Agenda 21 sinks Norwegian Whaling Boat

New wind energy projects get federal money

Obama urges Dems to compromise on warming

The Battle Over Bolivia’s Lithium and the Future of Energy

That's the Vancouver team I expected to see

The BIGGEST Dodger fan (be ready to throw up)

Which is more of an indication that your team is not very good

NFL's Legacy Games to honor 50th anniversary

Eight charged with point shaving at Toledo

can't the Yankee$ fill out those seats yet?!

Dayyum! Although I am a Ducks fan, I have to say that the Red Wings

The 4-letter network stated that the Coyotes may move to Ontario...does anyone know which city?

RIGHTS WITHOUT REMEDIES: The Failure of the National Labor Relations Act

U.S. Labor Department assesses maximum child labor penalty following teen's death at demolition site

Daily Kos: Rant: Let's Blog About Labor!

Is a worker’s life worth about $11,300? (5,657 workers were killed on the job in 2007)

Sonia Sotomayor Supreme Court Shoo-In?

unemployment and the bailout

Labour start mailer for the week: Why unions matter

Today in labor history May 6 FDR signed Executive Order 7034 & appropriated $4.8 billion for the WPA

‘Card-check’ may be dropped from union measure, Harkin says

TARP inspector asked to probe Credit default swaps link to automakers

Centerpoint Medical Center nurses remove union

Chrysler auto workers jobs being shipped to Mexico under Bankruptcy plan!

I cannot get a good sugar scald on my creme brulee.

What is/was for dinner, my friends?

For those of you who are still around...There is a 12.30 PM Press Release

Maine Governor signs same-sex marriage bill

AIDSmeds and POZ: Obama's Silence on AIDS

I thought of a possible bumper sticker today pro gay marriage

Cons lie about Hate Crimes Bill. Don't know what sexual orientation is

Oprah Winfrey - children who have been bullied to death

NH House concurs with Senate! (178-167) Same-sex marriage bill goes to Governor Lynch

How do I vote for Adam?

M*A*S*H star comes out

Massachusetts, Connecticut, Iowa, Vermont, Maine, and soon to be New

Two charged in beatings of gay men in Oakland Park

La Moves To Bar Same-Sex Couples From Having Names On Birth Certificates

Anyone else on DU suffer from Hypoglycemia? I cannot

The 10 Genes of a Human Flu Virus, Furiously Evolving

WARNING! This is horrible but is an example of the Anti Adam anti gay rhetoric

Key villain in Chicago swine flu outbreak: Winter?

Why do people that act conservative in every way

Is Proposition 8 Toast?

AIPAC speakers portray Ahmadinejad as a 'gift'

Leaders of Iran and Syria Vow to Back ‘Palestinian Resistance’

Israel would inform, not ask U.S. before hitting Iran

Pro-Israel lobbyist hits back at prosecutors

Report from the AIPAC Policy Conference in Washington D.C.

VA refuses headstone for honored soldier

New blogsite for Texas Democratic gun caucus

New poll shows wish for more gun control at all time low

If the Second Amendment is intended as a check on government power,

Please Welcome New Prosperity Magazine

Now It's Official: Securities Industry Regulator Takes Care of Self, Not Investors

Of the world's biggest 100 economies, 51 are corporations, not countries.

Diebold agrees to pay $25 million penalty to settle civil charges tied to SEC probe

SEC Sues Money Market Fund Over Losses Connected to Lehman Collapse

Before I rest up for tomorrow.....Does this remind you of the Hudson River School

I'm starting a worker-owned collective

Today was the day for b/w's from a strenuous 5 hour hike

Nanzenji Temple in Kyoto and Relative Solitude

Spring Photos - Part 1.

very nosy pelican

I have a question- I think it is "field of depth" related

Warming cold feet with Japanese train tickets

Buddhist Temple in Kyoto

Thought I'd share this line from WaPo Aquarius for today (Wed!!)

So I've got this blog...

The Holier-Than-Thou Effect

Obsession propels scholar on long, lonesome voyage

H1N1 flu seems to be abating. Some have suggested that it might

Einstein and God

US Military Destroys Bibles. Anti-Christ Obama Is Pleased.

Dr, Naysay holds forth on Capistrano swallower of creationism

US teenager successfully sued teacher who criticised creationism

What do you think of this definition of "God"?

in light of recent events, wanted to point out again that the existence of God and evolution

The Mormons Baptized Obama’s Dead Mother

"A Muslim woman walks into a Unitarian church"

So, are we going to try baking for the May project? If so, do we


Grilled Beets with Goat's Cheese and Walnuts

so, little over four months in to Obama's admin....

Pregnancy resource center job announcement - they get state money, right?

Two obnoxious bills trying to make it through Texas Lege.

Lynne Cheney Possible Appointment To TX “Expert” Social Studies Panel

House Undergoing Straus Test

I want to thank you guys who went after the bashers after the high winds incident

Jon & Kate plus hate? Us Weekly confirms Jon's affair


Pork safe to eat despite WHO warning: Ritz

Airbus funds likely source of Schreiber's 'Britan' account: witness

Buy-American rules shutting out Canadians

Canada issues warning to U.S. Steel

Canadian, Mexican flu strains match

Jack Layton in a Star Trek uniform.