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Archives: June 13, 2009

More Celebrities Sign Up To Protect The Seals with Nigel Barker

Chilling emails reveal hate of racist who shot museum guard

Has Oprah had anything to say about the Palin dustup?


Guantánamo sends 3 more detainees to Saudi Arabia

Huff Post: As Senators Huddle Over Bill, Grass-Roots Drive, Pro-Labor Ads Pressure Wavering Dems

Memphis..100000 + Without Power...Mulitiple Tornados Spotted...Flooding

By definition, Isn't the very meaning of DU that Flamewars should be tolerated, even encouraged?

If there is one consolation from this week: They Can't Win.

So, knowing how Letterman went after McCain repeatedly.... what do we expect?

Romeo Foxtrot,shall we dance?

Fark Snooze LEAD STORY: "Should CBS Fire Dave? N.Y. Legislator (Brian Kolb) Makes The Case"

See, nothing ever really changes at DU

The Big Hate

The Most Violence-Provoking Product Ever: Rightwing Website Sells "Shoot A Liberal" Stickers

Letterman should employ his standard operating procedure.

Day 144 in the Age of Obama…and I refuse to stay cranky!

*snicker* Chinese sub collides with USS John McCain

Woah. Look at what DaVinci was said to be working on before it got walled up!

So, does Rush have cooties? Don't his expensive clothes fit?

OK Sarah Palin is officially bat shit crazy

How many sides does a *Plantagon* have?

[Streaming Video] Real Time With Bill Maher

Notice how we're not talking about von Brunn or Roeder any more?

Fox news Headline: "Should CBS Fire David?"

My apologies. If I'm wrong about something, I want to know.

Today is World Day Against Child Labor! (See what USA companies use child labor etc)

Crooks & Liars: "Republican Short Term Memory Loss - Remember The Jokes About Chelsea?"

The rightwing of this country cheers on war....

Palin Needs To Remember Something...

Is it time to take tuna off the menu? (BBC)

The DOMA argument

Can somebody tell me what a "house party-cum-barn raising" is?



Wall Street’s Toxic Message (Will the developing world embrace "free" markets still?)

Chris Matthews on Bill Maher's show tonight

Sen Shelby says Obama is trying to destroy the best health care system in the world

FL Governor Crist will leave behind big unfinished agenda as he skips off to run for U. S. Senate

Obama Officials to Skip Event for Mayors, Citing Picket Line

Douchbag Stossel doing a story about Super Douchebag Glenn Beck on 20/20

White Supremacists and Anti-Semites Plan to Recruit at July 4 Tea Parties

Holy shit. I get Al-Jazeera on channel 10.

Holy shit. I get Al-Jazeera on channel 10.

Associated Press Worships at the Altar of Big Pharm

Uh-oh Someone spilled water on the President's desk - pic

Okay...I'll say it flat out: The Republicans are...

One America Video Question

Was the torture report issued today? (The one Rachael Maddow spoke of)

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF!!

Breitbart got pissy with Gawker

Amanpour, Iranian election on Charlie Rose tonight

In all seriousness, why do Freeper-types insist Nazi Germany was "leftist?"

These "lone wolves" are NOT stupid

It's official Democratic Underground has jumped the shark

Truly Freudian: Boehner says Republicans "Took It in the Shorts" with Bush-Cheney

What ever happened to Tim Russert's son?

Have you ever bought anything from Craig's list?

You know what would be great?

MSM Give White Supremacist Airtime, and Chance to "Turn Lemons into Lemonade"

How come the media doesn't give us the condition of that Nazi shooter?

Question on the DOJ/DOMA bruhaha...

What, Exactly, Is A "Moderate Democrat"?

ONION: Underfunded Scientists Force Lipstick-Covered Rat With Cancer To Run Through Maze

grifter palin hits the big time!

Any Kindle owners here? There's a book you should read...

Banking explained.

Cenk Uygur: 4 Reasons Why The Public Health Care Option Is Irrefutable

Does anybody have MSNBC in HD?

San Francisco's Dive Bombing Blackbird

SFGate: Obama angers gays with marriage law defense

SFGate: Obama angers gays with marriage law defense

Housing for the poor?

Boyle Wows 'em on Opening Night of BGT tour.

US Government should get out of the marriage regulation business completly.

Salon Editor OWNS Bill O'Murderly

DOJ Abortion Violence Suits Cratered Under Bush

Sen Shelby says Obama wants to destroy the best health care system in the world

There is a great picture of Palin on the front page of Yahoo

Oh My Joe Scum is on with Alex de Twit

DU Challenge: Do a google image search for "Palin threads"

I am usually pretty outspoken against calling O'Reilly a terrorist...

Good Old GOP White Boys trying to oust Texas A&M's first female and Hispanic president

When someone, who has obviously misdialed, leaves a message on your answering machine.... you......

Norm Coleman needs to take a trip to Tehran

GOP blew up budget themselves

Did the Rat Island restoration effort kill 41 bald eagles?

VFW weapons inventory request the Obama Admin supposedly sent out?

Is anyone else watching Bill Ayers on "In Depth" on CSPAN2 right now?

Robert Reich on Bill Moyers last night - the influence of lobbyists on policy,

In Mosul, Iraqi army not ready to take over from U.S. forces

What Is Patrick Fitzgerald Trying to Hide from the Public?

Simply depressing or downright scary? You decide.

Reuters: Iran's election result staggers analysts

It's been a great year to be a Pittsburgher

Why did the Palins assume Letterman was joking about Willow?

Morning Joe on the Today show with Matt - Can you kiss his ass a little more, Matt?

Glenn Greenwald: The soldier blood on Joe Lieberman and Lindsey Graham's hands

Need Networking Term Paper Topic

House Report on DOMA

NBC protecting Palin in the Letterman joke

Los Angeles County Coroner currently has how many unclaimed bodies? googling

Comment from my wifes friend who has cancer

Joan Walsh proves once again that liberals should never ever go on loofah guy's show

The differnce, Bill Maher, between Obama's "celebrity" and Bush's smugness

Yes, we were told for several months now that digital TV is coming

San Francisco Chronicle: Loss of Medi-Cal dental care hard to swallow

The wealthy are being unfairly demonized....

Pittsburg Penguins win Stanley Cup over a very

"We see what you are getting ready to do with Iraq. And you are not going to do it to us."

Memorial service for AF 447 flight victims


4 Years in Afghanistan, Turks Suffer Only 1 Attack

A Rigged Election---Iran's Ex-Foreign Minister Yazdi: It's A Coup

Take the poll: "Bigger embarrassment to conservatives: Sarah Palin or Carrie Prejean? "

RSOE's lead off

IRAN: 'Never Before Seen Such An Orchestrated Mass Rigging Of The Vote'

I'm feel ill...someone just killed one of my stray cats...

Is the President in Chicago today? I think Marine 1 just flew by.

The Nation: Out of Reach (College Costs)

The Iranian election; no mystery.

Joan Walsh: Why I Went On 'The O'Reilly Factor'

The best nine-page opinion ever written! (NRA vs Chicago)

Cenk Uygur: Four Reasons Why the Public Health Care Option is Irrefutable

Kucinich: We cannot afford these wars spiritually, We cannot afford these wars financially

Very powerful video

Obama needs to give a major speech on gay rights

Obama needs to give a major speech on gay rights

"I Want My Country Back"

Politico: Obama plan to pay for health reform

Retirment funding

Retirment funding

Retirment funding

The Dollar’s Reign Has Come to an End - L'Express, France

Quantum of Solace and Environmentalists

Ah-Mad-In-The-Head hammed up his election theft too much.

Does anyone live in or know the Raleigh, NC area

Biggest corporate attack on Obama yet: $@#!#&@%! Chamber of Commerce!!

The Big Hate by Paul Krugman

NASA's mission: Can we live on the moon?

Health Care-Cheat sheet- the 6 plans on the table

The main difference between Rachael Maddow and Bill O'Really in one word

What are your ideas on how we can throw off the yoke of corporate-government...???

Please Give Generously

Is the Obama administration pursuing the "law of the land" regarding war crimes?

Media Matters link to Bill O'Reilly calling a Tiller a "baby killer" & a murderer

Obama Removes AmeriCorps IG

Some times you have to kick at the darkness til it bleeds dalight

Apparently being Miss California means being against gay marriage

Ohio ranks 2nd in lost GM dealerships

Taiwan has a nuclear event

I can dream on, right?

anti-life is selfishness, pure and simple.

Right Wing Terrorism Watch - Anti-Immigrant leader arrested, connected to murders of Hispanic people

There Comes A Time

Someone posted earliet about people faking military service, especially heroic service,

Osama bin Laden, you can kiss my Royal Irish Ass

Message from

Pelosi On Healthcare - No Public Option - No Votes

AIG needs to rot......

Hatred roils right-wing extremists: today's LA Times

The Funhouse is in the Poorhouse

The cable news channels are a joke!

Greg Palast: Oil and Indians Don't Mix

Really, really stupid headline: "Could Palin flap be Letterman's Hugh Grant?"

Are There Five Judges On SCOTUS Who Will Uphold The Fourteenth Amendment ?

Do you think Obama is doing a better job than the last President?

Whoooop! (Spoiler alert!) Guess who won the Track & Field National Championships?

Article about COLBERT in the New York Times! (Operation Iraqi Stephen: Going Commando)

Lieberman Argues for Settlement Expansion

What Money Can Buy

U.S. Rep. Lynn Woolsey: We Need a Real and Robust Public Option

Liability plaintiffs lose out as auto companies go bankrupt

Are republicans due for an intervention? - 'Undermining America Abroad: 'R' Rep. Tells China...

" Iran's 2009 Election Results Suggest Massive Fraud...Just Like Ohio's in 2004 "

Faulty [Iranian] Election Results...

International Phone Hacking Ring Busted; Stole $55 Million Worth of Calls

Boy discovers microbe that eats plastic (actually 2 boys)

Who has spent more money, Bush or Obama?

Associated Press Worships at the Altar of Big Pharm

OMB's Orszag on Health Care:"change financial incentives towards better care rather than more care"

OMB's Orszag on Health Care:"change financial incentives towards better care rather than more care"

Does the Right Want a Civil War?

Amazing timeline of post-election Iran

DKOS: Ayatollas Call for New Elections, Telephone Cut Off Teheran, Mousavi Arrested

All communications to and from Iran are cut

Cultural Comment on the whole "Wise Latina" thing

Why Did The Mullahs Panic?

Is anybody else bothered at how little the cable news is covering the Iran situation?

More Reports Of Moussavi's Arrest

Some oil- and gas-drilling leases may be reinstated

Some oil- and gas-drilling leases may be reinstated

Well, I Don't See How There Can Be Any Diplomatic Efforts With Iran Now

Well, I Don't See How There Can Be Any Diplomatic Efforts With Iran Now

Dead passenger goes unnoticed on London bus for six hours

Outspoken activist accused in deadly robbery

How do you think the US RWnut/secessionist/militia/ violent revolution-ists view the Iran uprising?

How do you think the US RWnut/secessionist/militia/ violent revolution-ists view the Iran uprising?

Is anybody listening to the CNN discussion on health care right now?

Teaser for Michael Moore's New Film "Save Our CEOs"

St. Petersburg Times: Tampa Bay rental vacancies hit 10-year high

Florida State University plans $56 million in staff and program cuts

Florida State University plans $56 million in staff and program cuts

Judge rules terrorist can sue Bush admin over torture memos

New Conservative Line: Iran’s President Doesn’t Matter!

OK, let's see: Are you pro-choice?

Borowitz: Ahmadinejad Wins Stanley Cup

Naomi Klein: "We Can't Let Obama Blow It"

For those interested in Iran developments

Pat Buchanan prefers the 'old bigotry' to affirmative action

Judge: Terrorist can sue over torture memos

Why the hell should I feel sorry, says girl soldier who abused Iraqi prisoners at Abu Ghraib prison

Things getting uglier-SKorea sends more troops to NKorea border

313 billion in cuts to Medicare and Medicaid spending.

Does anyone else think the tea-party crowd is being rude...

The California Shock Doctrine

Tuition at Florida's public universities could increase by 15%

Leah McElrath Renna: 'Obama and the Gays: Where's the Leadership?'

AlterNet: (Updated) Iran Vote: Fraud or Journos' Wishful Thinking?

Under Fire, President Obama's Pick for Army General Counsel Bows Out

Maher: The audacity of hope is over. Right now I'm hoping for a little more audacity.

The part about the Letterman/Palin joke that nobody gets

Actual CNN Headline - Is Palin's Gas Deal Even Needed?

Manicurist sells house, car, uses 1/3 of her salary and all of her tips to build school in Ethiopia

NH Man blames infant son for hit-and-run accident

Schwarzenegger's budget cuts would be an unmitigated disaster for California's public universities

Bill Moyers & Michael Winship: Why Have We Stopped Talking about Guns?

Some Ayatollahs Call for a New Election

US rejects Ahmadinejad's claim of victory

Lieberman won't back public option on healthcare

Obama was against DOMA before he was for it.

"My way or the highway!" (America weighs in on the Iranian election)

Iran election: Do you believe Ahmadinejad won fair and square?

Confessions Of A Boner

It's beginning to look like CorpoMedia is TRYING to kill the GOP.

Herr Pat Buchanan: Affirmative Action is worse than 'the old bigotry'

Dumb question perhaps...related to Flight 447

Photos from the streets of Tehran after the Election

Those who have purchased and installed Digital TV converter boxes...

HuffPost LiveBlogging on Iran Election Fallout

“Local military, civilian police training builds skills” SWAT with military backup coming to your

Montgomery GI Bill for Life Act (removing the 10 year limit on the GI Bill).

So... did Ahmedinijad hire Karl Rove before this election?

Air France Pilots Faced A Cascade Of Failures In Final Minutes

Dash-Cam: Cop vs. EMTs

Looks like the 134 BILLION in US bonds are forgeries...

The Bush Twins

Is Eschaton down?

U.S. Rejects Iran Election Results, To Investigate

organic tobacco

Say whaaaat?

Fed judge orders it, but will Yoo ever actually testify?

"Obama turning backs on gays, beginning to smell like Clinton" (March on Washington is On)

Meghan McCain seems to have a very short memory

A.I.G. Balks at Claims From Jet Ditching in Hudson

Prove it!

MSNBC: Tehran cut cell phone service and internet access.

Obama's Socialism-look at it ............LOOK AT IT!!!!

If you were to write a book (or create a documentary) about acts of terrorism ...

Amanda Knox tells of Meredith Kercher’s ‘yucky’ death (Italy)

Does Sarah Palin speak for all young American girls?

Women: does the Earth's shadow on the moon influence your menses?

How long until Prejean is in Playboy?

More evidence that I'm living rightly (despite all other evidence to the contrary)

Police Arrest Rape Traffickers, Then Book Trafficked Women on Drug Charges

Colbert goes commando and the media flinches

What would repeal of DOMA accomplish?

Remember: Palin made rape victims in Alaska pay for their own rape kits

Anyone watching PBS? The program is about anti-choice terrorists

Liz Cheney the New Neocon Spokesperson?

Iran's state-run news agency reporting Ahmadinejad winner of election

BREAKING: Ahmadinejad fails to produce birth certificate. Citizens hit streets in protest.

Juan Cole: "Top Pieces of Evidence that the Iranian Presidential Election Was Stolen"....

IRAN 2009 = OHIO 2004: Popular challenger said 'defeated' by incumbent after secret vote counting...

To those disappointed in President Obama:

Sarah Palin Baby Name Generator

Prison Term for a Seller of Medical Marijuana

I know this is off tangent but...

Why am I not surprised? Minuteman Leader Arrested for Double Murder- including a NINE YEAR OLD

SC: GOP activist says escaped gorilla was "ancestor" of Michelle Obama

When something breaks down, do you think about fixing it or just buying a new one?

Great comment on the Palin-Letterman feud.

Britain: Tories and Labour plan spending cuts of at least 10 percent

"This is my neighborhood. You don't belong here." - Man faces felony hate crime charge

Going after those "dangerous" criminals: Raids on marijuana growers in Florida

Can you imagine if an ACORN leader murdered a nine year old white kid?

GOP Activist Calls Gorilla One of Michelle's 'Ancestors'

Stimulus new car tax break questions

Seperated at Birth

Gas prices rise for 45 straight days

Medical identity theft - WTF?

Forget About Peak Oil- We Hit 'Peak Fish' in 1988

Why didnt we freak out like the Iranians when the election of 2000 was stolen from us?

Republicans have not hit the bottom yet...

John McCain is a pervert for choosing Palin based on lust

Michael Moore Hijacks Movie Theaters With New Movie Trailer

GOP-Leaning Majority Seen Fading in U.S.

The Revolution Will Be..... TWITTERED????

Coal Ash Spills Too Dangerous To Reveal To Public, Says DHS (VIDEO)

All this foofraw about the DOMA brief doesn't answer 1 burning question

Libertarians the bane of my political existence.. arrggghhhhh

Our local police "accidentally" killed someone...

Looks like AARP drank the Kool-aid on the need for "private" insurance.

Depression: better now or back in the 1930s? Which would have the higher survival rate?

Just ban all tobacco products for three months..

Watching Rachel last night made me remember just how much I hate the Swift Boat Drunks

Riots erupt in Tehran over 'stolen' election

VIDEO: Bill Maher was hot last nite. See "New Rules"

Arkansas Tea Party Rally to feature speaker who says thousands will be dead in streets in revolt

A list of people twittering from INSIDE IRAN

Lilly Sold Zyprexa Drug for Dementia Knowing It Didn't Help

An incident on the highway today...

Woolsey: Progressive caucus won't vote for bill without public plan

KFC's new grilled chicken contains rendered beef fat & beef powder, El Pollo Loco goes on attack

Ready for a good laugh?

*** DUzy Awards for week ending June 12, 2009 ***

Minutemen Leader/Child Murderer, Shawna Forde -- Quite an Internet Trail!

Why are anti-Choice people allowed to post here on DU?

Circle of Life? For years the Scotts Company has made its money

I just realized something, the republican party is doomed

To all of you who blamed George W. Bush for torture, you owe him an apology.

How lost are the Republicans? They're looking to Newt for answers.

Fox News must be hating this sh*t....

It's official Democratic Underground has jumped the shark

What if Ahmedinejad really won fair and square?

Great example of the disingenuousness of Sarah Palin

When a liberal is interviewed on a cable "news" show ...

US opposes Iraqi popular vote on troop withdrawal

Obama's DOJ DOMA defense: Worse than you think. ("Jaw-dropping assault on gays & lesbians")

Its o.k. to criticize the president, really, it is.

We Are the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

Why are anti-abortion people allowed to post at DU?

Ok explaine: what is the difference between the "m-word" and civil union?

Open letter to NOW and the FUND FOR THE FEMINIST MAJORITY: Read the whole thing before you attack me

Jay Leno joke about Bristol Palin

Queerty: Obama's Minions Admirably Defend the Sanctity of DOMA

New York billionaire engineers legislative “coup”

Inaccurate subject line wtih typo

Drug suspect turns tables on NY police with video - now cops under arrest

Lets have a solidarity thread for those fighting and possibly dying for freedom in Iran.

Freepers planning a Fire Letterman Rally outside Ed Sullivan Theatre

USA Today report: Workers face worst conditions since the Great Depression

You would do better joining some sort of advocacy group than bashing Obama.

Blue Oregon blog interview with Dean on health care option supporters working together.

My President Called Me a Faggot Today.

Fresca Mozzarella Balls

Sue Yoo

Something weird with these AP headlines????

Sexual Healing


Kiss - Detroit Rock City

And you want to be my latex salesman.

Schools out.... FOR ..... Stay off the roads tonight

Jam,jelly,marmalade,compotes and syrips.

S-word, F-word, H-word, oh my...






Cock Sucker

If the Red Wings lose, I'm not voting for Obama in 2012!



United States road construction map

Words are weapons,sharper than knives.


I completely love General Tso's tofu!

C++ word

The 7 words you cannot say on tv - George Carlin

I wonder if Archimedes contemplated gourd vines.

Lord Stanley's Cup is in the house!!!!

dupe delete

Oo.. my Constitutional!


I just bought a Tibetan singing bowl

Weirdest thing just happened re: credit card.

I found out about you

I am loving that the real feel temp was 100 today, and it is barely June!

What a game congradulations

Maybe so, but I am still going to try...

Arlington -- straight up thug town

Open bowl of poison


All last somer in case you dont recall

Unofficial Stanley Cup Final Game 7 thread!

Suck it Philly

Nurse With Wound - Rock'n'Roll Station

I'm tired and upset.

Mario Lemiex kissing the cup.

House-sitting Cat pictures! Cats! Photos! 3 Cats! Pictures!

My tv station is a "nightlight" !! woot!

Anyone notice that EKG rhythm graphic on the sign-in page? That patient is in BAD shape!

Anyone notice that EKG rhythm graphic on the sign-in page? That patient is in BAD shape!

Wow, do I miss "Liberals Unleashed..."

Create your facebook unique link with this link, in case you're wondering

I don't like killing anything...but I'll kill a mosquito just to watch it die. Comments? nt

where's midlo

Size isn't everything

I'm sick of you (A love song) {long}

Is anyone here a scientist or in the pharma industry?

You ever see the movie The Long Kiss Goodnight?

I've always wanted Sandra Bullock


The dogs keep stealing Bella's teething biscuits!

Band of horses

Is Lowes or Sears more blue? Other recommendations? We're buy a dryer.

Chill out this weekend with me

The Look of Love

When someone, who has obviously misdialed, leaves a message on your answering machine.... you......

More fun with Poser (pic)

Could I get some help from some of you photoshop junkies

The 2008-2009 Sports season has turned into the greatest season for Pennsylvania

I'm a little late to the game, but can I please recommend the 1997 film "Casshern"?

Christopher Lee AKA Count Dooku of Star Wars to be knighted.


I just watched Eraserhead. Don't ask me anything.


Imagine the frenzy if Texas teams had won the Super Bowl, NBA championship,

My brother met a nice girl on the flight home.

I know everything.

If Grits AIn't Groceries then Mona Lisa was a man........

I just made some pesto with basil from the garden. Does it freeze well?

My life without TV

"This Is HUGH"...A&E Premieres "Biography" Segment Featuring TV Dad Beaumont

Today's my 22nd anniversary - and STILL happily married!

Cheney can teach an old dog new tricks....

this is pretty disturbing (graphic warning)

It's thundering and raining outside and Return of the Living Dead is on AMC.

i test drove a Nissan Cube today.

Some Dusty for your Saturday

So it turns out I have seen almost 2/3 of all Woody Allen movies...

What kind of sick bastard?

I just watched Speed Racer on HD and I really enjoyed the movie...

I brought my new horse home on Thursday (pics)

Best Reply Ever in GD to a thread...

I test drove a Borg Cube today.

I just want to thank all of you, my dear friends...

Anybody else watching World Cup qualifying games?

What is wrong with my dog, Rocky ?

I am happy!

The tv makes me do things (Planet Green more to a point)

I just watched Tavernergirl's 1st Ballet Recital

Helpful hint for pharmacists

I wish the Animals NEVER covered "House of the rising sun"

Semi-annual DU Semi-official BJORK ADORATION thread !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I helped a man with his ticket, the other day, go to Iran for the election

The Last Song - Miguel Hernandez

My favorite new LOLCat (got any?) what does Obama owe YOU an apology for?

Just posted about the SCGOP guy comparing Michelle Obama to a gorilla to Facebook. RW nuttery...

When you start dreaming about DU...

I must be either incredibly bored or incredibly crazy.


Going to the Rockies game tonight!

DUzy Awards for the week are up in GD

How 'bout them HOGS!!!

This is just insane (Update on snowmobile deer slaughterer.)

Real-life "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" story...

Time Will Heal All.. This is Serious.. Big DU Hugs Needed

My turn for a sad story that should be self evident

Your Favorite Gilda Radner Character

Blackberry Crisp...mmmmm

At the risk of ruining my reputation as a smart ass, I want to tell you all something.

I have had a great day...marrying a couple in Iowa!

I am discouraged!


All along the watctower

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 6/13/09

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 6/13/09

Behold the terrifying power of the seemingly humble ant.

Upper Case vs. Lower Case Letters

Back in 1977, who mistook this garbage as a movie?

Maybe I'm just too much of a hermit (or budding curmudgeon) for Facebook.

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Sat 6/13/2009)

What is your favorite cheese?

Is this unreasonable or am I the unreasonable one?

The talk of a young person cut down in the prime has reminded me of something

I'm feel ill...someone just killed one of my stray cats...

Are some people immune to the effects of nicotene ?

Who else digs Jorma and Jack? n/t

What's your favorite cracker?

Per Request...More vacation pics!

kitteah picture of the day for saturday june 13

How come cats & dogs are supposed to feud, but horses & cows always get along swimmingly?

THIS is how fast a wolf spider is.


What price friendship?

Are you were you expected to be in life? wanted to be?

Update on the baby deer (Photos)

OK, Lounge, I am going to do this.

Advice Sought / Question about DIABETES / KITTY DIABETES /OTC INSULIN:

Take my DU Palin poll ...

Things you can do to help Obama today

"Is The DOJ Lying About the DOMA Brief?"

U.S.: Netanyahu policy speech not adequate

I am wondering if Obama should do business with A-Mad if in fact he has stolen the election

It is a shame Iran will have a winner before Minnesota has a senator!

After 7 years at Gitmo, resettled Uyghurs grateful for freedom

FAUX NEWS: Hannity had Rove on whining about universal healthcare.

"A Nation Of Law" - Andrew Sullivan on the DOMA brief

Barack and Michelle's "first date" movie turns 20.

this is depressing. Iran definitely is looking at stolen elections

Sotomayor impresses in interviews, senators say (AP)

This week I was punished on this board for calling Obama a failure. I feel vindicated.

Whiny Republicans Threatening To Boycott Sotomayor Hearing?

Letterman must LOVE Sarah Palin.

New Rule...... P.J. O'Rourke should not be considered a humorist.

Thousands take to streets to protest Iranian election results

Breaking: BBC Video - Violent Clashes in Tehran

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Has Done It. He has Won The Election

Official: Obama Administration Skeptical of Iran's Election Results

Report: Defeated Ahmadinejad rival arrested in Iran - Rafsanjani resigns in protest

We need more time on Sotomayor is bullshit

New Revolution in Iran? Ayatollah Khamenei Losing Grip; Mousavi: "This is a dangerous Charade"

Jim Sciutto, ABC foreign correspondant, reporting violent protests in Iran

Ahmadinejad claiming victory now... streaming on Al Jazeera.

Is government authority real, or is government authority an illusion we use for convenience?

Does the POTUS have any control over the Justice Department?

Anyone check out the Gallup poll today?

DailyKos Diarist: "Committee of Ayotollahs have requested that the election be invalidated "

Some good videos out of Iran

NC GOP debates e-mail

White House weighs reports of irregularities in Iranian election

More Video in Tehran. Look at all these people protesting!

$888 for a boot for a broken ankle

your favorite response to Obama critics

Was Letterman's "joke" on a par with Imus's?

This is what I don't get about Hugo Chavez.

The Michelle Obama doll.

FED UP? Do something!

Wait...if Obama is not defending DOMA, then he has not defended abuse of State Secrets either

"Marriage is one of the "basic civil rights of man," fundamental to our very existence and survival"

the last time a right-wing politician went after a "hollywood" character

Did anyone else happen to catch NOW on PBS tonite? They showed O'Reilly clips of him calling Tiller

DOE Revives FutureGen, Reversing Bush-Era Decision

Clarence Thomas is more progressive in this gay-rights opinion than the Obama administration

Rumor is Rafsanjani has been detained and it's a total coup by Ahmadinejad and Khamenei.

South Carolina Republican shows party's true colors....

Palin just isn't very smart.

Palin just isn't very smart.

Stay classy, SC GOP

Pretty interesting article on

President HW Bush: "Judge Sotomayor has a distinguished record . . . and is not a racist".

If Palin runs for President, and GOD forbid, wins,... I am moving to Canada..that voice

Iran: Don’t Lead, Don’t Follow, And Instead Get Out Of The Way

Palin whines that "he who must be obeyed" said family is off limits and media did as he told them

Queerty And America Blog Go After Obama Admin for Comparing Gay Marriage to Incest and Pedophilia.

Question: What is the most important issue facing the country?

Sarah Palin and the Media.

Read this and tell me how we have any hope of true health care reform.

Just fired off an email to my Senator

It isn't about Obama or the Republicans - we the people, lay down and die

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is sort of a cross between Richard Nixon and Ronald McDonald

Robert Reich wants Obama to go after healthcare industry lobbies like LBJ did

PHOTOS Humanity (Iran, June 13)

ROBERT REICH: The Healthcare War is Now Official

Stealing the Iranian Election, by Juan Cole


PHOTOS Tehran, June 13. (Very pic heavy)

Bill O'Reilly goes Ballistic when Joan Walsh Screams at Him: "You have blood in your hands"

Does Sarah Palin really think she's a player for the Repub presidential nomination circa 2012?

Released Uyghurs express thanks to President Obama and all who did not forget them

Wow, Mousavi letter the citizens of Iran, Looks like this could really get ugly

Why are the republicans pushing the Letterman thing so hard...rush

SC Repug activist says escaped gorilla is one of First Lady's "Ancestors" then apologizes (sort of)

Pelosi: Public healthcare plan should "not have an unfair advantage" over private insurance !!!!

Media never reported that Willow was at the game.

bill maher can kiss my Big Ole

Iran: "It's just street theatre"....."small pockets of protest" (Sky News, UK)

Bizarre logic on DU (and on Letterman?)

Is President Obama is doing equally or better or worse than you expected?

Is President Obama is doing equally or better or worse than you expected?

So we aren't looking for something to replace medicare/medicaid, but rather we want...

For the record: Obama DID NOT compare Gay marriage to Incest

Instead of making Bill Clinton an envoy to Haiti, he should have been appointed to

Laurence Tribe on the DOMA brief

NO, Obama is NOT defending DOMA!

Whoever Wins Election, U.S. Wants Talks With Iran

Kennedy paid $2M for autobiography

Statement by Erik von Brunn - Son of Accused Holocaust Museum Shooter Issues Statement

Al Qaeda fighters move into Horn of Africa, officials say

U.S. Sends 3 Guantanamo Detainees to Saudi Arabia,

US 'kept Guantanamo deal from UK'

Obama won't rule out freeing Gitmo detainees in US

Post your Insurance company horror stories here

Suicide bomber kills 17 in Afghanistan

Gas prices rise for 45 straight days

Reindeer & Caribou Populations Plunge

Brown: Don't suspend Proposition 8

Australians demand climate action

Ahmadinejad scores big win in Iran vote

Anti-abortion group barred from schools

Defiant North Korea 'to weaponize plutonium'

Fish Toss a GO. PETA scorned

Thousands take to streets to protest Iran poll

Gaddafi invites back Italians expelled from Libya

"Supreme leader" urges Iranians to support president as clashes erupt

Obama Takes on the Federal Reserve

Obama Takes on the Federal Reserve

Detainees Freed in Bermuda Say China Worse Than Gitmo

Ahmadinejad Heading For Victory In Iran Vote

UK Foreign Secretary Miliband 'considered resigning'

Five guilty over curse-lifting death

Weapons makers look overseas as Pentagon cuts back

GOP-Leaning Majority Seen Fading in U.S.

Drilling might be culprit behind Texas earthquakes

Rafsanjani resigns

Iran's Mousavi calls on supporters to avoid violence

Computer 'raid' in Vernon leaves factory workers devastated

Obama Administration Officials Say Efforts to Engage Iran Will Move Forward

AP Interview: Detainee move to Palau is tentative

GOP slams Democrats' climate bill as an energy tax

Secret papers 'show how Shell targeted Nigeria oil protests'

Iran erupts after vote

(Chinese) Sub collides with sonar array towed by U.S. Navy ship

Congress: Lower profile of Israel-US rift

Pakistan pounds militants after moderate cleric's murder

Obama Launches Ocean Protection Plan

New Miss California USA also against gay marriage

Geithner Seeks Global Action on New Regulations

A.P. in Deal to Deliver Nonprofits’ Journalism

Pittsburgh Penguins win Stanley Cup Finals

Bush Lawyer - John Yoo - Ordered to Testify

UPDATE: G8: Geithner: Growth Should Remain Focus Of Policy

Obama Seeks Spending Cuts for Some Federal Health Programs

N. Korea mulls military action over sanctions

U.N. warns of catastrophe as hungry people top one billion

A.I.G. Balks at Claims From Jet Ditching in Hudson

Progressive Puppy blog heartbreakingly covers Obama's defense for DOMA.

Six Flags Files for Bankruptcy as Visitors to Parks Dwindle

Rattled by Indian kids, Obama calls for revamping U.S. education

US rejects victory claim by Iran's Ahmadinejad

Police accuse head of anti-drug program of selling drugs at Starbucks

US cities may have to be bulldozed in order to survive

Air France Flight 447: First bodies had minimal clothing, no burns

Head of a minuteman group arrested for double homicide

Iran's Ahmadinejad attacks foreign media coverage

AFL-CIO's Stewart Acuff at Little Rock rally for Employee Free Choice Act

Press on the go - following President Obama abroad

Countdown: Worst Persons 6/12 - Michelle Malkin's Tasteless 9/11 Joke

One America

Countdown: Who Won In Iran Today?

'Masters of War': Pearl Jam on Letterman

Obama's Quiet Fight Against Poverty

Moosavi protest - Raw footage from Iran after results announced

Seder on CNN: Letterman v Palin

RealTime with Bill Maher - Full Show w/Larry King, Chris Matthews

Liebreman & Graham Say War Crimes Aren't Bad, But Pictures Are

'Save our CEOs' Teaser for Michael Moore's New Film Hits Theaters!

Climate Denial Crock of the Week - The Big Swindle Movie

Iran this morning...

Cookin' with Liz

Teaser For Untitled Michael Moore Bailout Doc

Iran campaign ad

Iranian Election Protest

More 6/13 Iranian Protest...

Keith Olbermann/Countdown: Letterman vs. Palin RANT 06/12/09

Headlines - G8 Meeting in Italy

Weekly Address: Health Care Reform, the Key to Our Fiscal Future

Imagine - A Perfect Circle

A Motorcyle that Runs on Air - developed by students in India

Bill O'Reilly Yells at's Joan Walsh

More Iranian Protests...

FRONTLINE | Sneak Peek 1: Breaking the Bank | PBS

[OverTime - 6/12/09] Real Time With Bill Maher

Iranian protest against Ahmadictator , please send this to everyone everywhere , spread this message

O'Reilly Rages Against Joan Walsh Over Dr. Tiller Murder...PLUS Joan's follow-up post from

BBC: John Simpson reporting from the middle of Tehran riot

Young Turks: Pastor Prays for Obama's Death

Iranians protest against election results 13 June 2009

New Rules - Posting Separately Since Maher's Commentary Cuts Deep This Week

TYT: Interview W/ Author Of 'How To Break A Terrorist'

Stupid Anti-Obama Message Removed from Franchise Business

Kucinich Demonstrates How to Deal with Wall Street Scum

On the Edge with Max Keiser - 12 June 2009 (pt 1 of 2) Press TV, Iran

Senator Shelby is against health care for all Americans

Shocker in Iran: Election Won by Pat Buchanan

Yossi Sarid (Ha'aretz) on rightwing politics and racism comingling:"Going to hell."

Garcia's misstep (La Opinión)

Outrage—and Business as Usual

Hate in a Cocoon of Silence

The Typecast Party-Aiming for a new identity, the GOP misfires.

Britain to review legal basis of relations with Bermuda over Guantánamo row

AMA reporting needs a second opinion

The GOP: Frozen in time and tactics

New York has a desperation I have not seen before

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! The Demise of the daily paper!

Why I Now Support Gay Marriage

DOJ may rein in use of 'honest services' statute'-A key weapon in the Fitzgerald arsenal

It's early June! Will Rove testify?

The Letterman Joke deception, Smears and Cynicism of Sarah Palin

The US Chamber of Commerce and Bank of America

Washington Independent: What Happened to Single Payer?

NY Times totally BLOWS IT AGAIN!

Founder of anti-drug program is held in drug sting

Naomi Klein: Financial Crisis Presents a Huge Opportunity for Change -- We Can't Let Obama Blow It

America’s socialism for the rich | Joseph Stiglitz

The "O" in Socialism

Regulators Feud as Banking System Overhauled.

Right Wing Extremism

TIME: For Republicans, The Ice Age Cometh

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce: Threat To Capitalism

What Is Patrick Fitzgerald Trying to Hide from the Public?

Friday Talking Points (81) -- Where Are The Democrats On Healthcare Reform?!?

Where Have All the Democrats Gone?

Let’s Get Physical: What's So Great About Working in a Cubicle?

Miami Herald: Fidel Castro's son tricked in Internet love sting

Top Colombian rebel suspect captured

A 'must see' movie for fans of this forum.

Bolivia’s Morales visits ‘very lucid’ Fidel Castro

Possible explanation for the arrest of the two American "Spies"

The Last Song - Miguel Hernandez

Decreasing midwest winds may undercut wind-energy farms

Politicizing the toxic chemical database

NOW Toronto: Want to feed the economy – why not pay us to eat local?

Coal Ash Spills Too Dangerous To Reveal To Public (says DHS)

Third generation Prius an instant hit in Japan

Woohoo!!! the Red Wings are beaten!!!

Congratulation to the Detroit Red Wings and the Pittsburgh Penguins on a well played Series!



Who do I root for in this game 7?

Question here about the TV coverage of NHL games...

Congrats Pittsburgh fans!

Let's go METS!

Game 7 Stanley Cup Photo Thread -- You're welcome

Loss, Crosby's snub leave Wings with bitter taste

Vick going to the Patriots??

Lincecum throws complete game shutout Giants romp 3-0

24 hours a Le Mans live streaming at Speed Channel

Today in labor history June 13 Hundreds of the protesters were executed & Medgar Evers assassinated

Today in labor history June 12 260 die in Butte mine disaster; 14,000 strike against unsafe conditio

California intends to blame its budget woes on unions

Sebelius touts Obama's Public Option Plan

Pelosi: Public healthcare plan should "not have an unfair advantage" over private insurance !!!!

Nightly Business Report Interview with OMB Director on resident's Health Care Plan

Voting NAY on the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act

Disease of Rich Extends Its Pain to Middle Class

H.I.V. Found in 22 Actors in Sex Films Since 2004

Medicare for All

US Swine Flu Cases Grow to Nearly 18, 000

Key health care senators have industry ties

Obama to pay for his health care overhaul with payment cuts to hospitals

Single-payer Health Insurance Demystified

Question: Painful intercourse.

Bill Moyers disses JPFO

Oh SHit!

Rifle used in museum shooting too old to trace, official says

I went to my first gun show today!

Let’s Assume that Heller was Wrongly Decided

This is a question for the gun owners or pro-RKBA types...

Jerry Brown: unafraid to oppose discriminatory laws, unlike our President

Hand picked Assist. Atty. Gen. Filed The Motion to Dismiss Today.

Obama and I need to play Chess sometime

Mormon Bush holdover filed anti-gay DOMA brief today

When I heard the news

Green, how I want you green - The works of Federico Garcia Lorca

It's time for a thousand Gay freeway bloggers

Our new tag: perpetually angry people

A pertinent question given recent events

Obama and the Gays: Where's the Leadership?

PFLAG Denounces DOJ's Arguments Supporting DOMA

Since we aren't being "reasonable", let's look at the brief:

It's not British fascists we should fear

Fuck him.

Dow Turns Positive for 2009 Amid Late Push

Water Falling Over Things 2009: Part VI (Rainier falls in spring)

Help me pick a stranger...

Garden pics

Comments from Italy G8 finance ministers' meeting

Bennet (R) voted against Economic Stimulus while requesting $183 Million in projects


I feel lame doing this, but please help me choose a Stranger.

If you read his Blog...what do you think about "Zero Hedge"

The 1951 Banking Battle For Power



What is your profession?

The man who had X-ray vision

The Evolution of House Cats (June SciAm)

Learning to share

Some Ayatollahs call for new election

I PM-ed Skinner about a chatroom

The kid isn't taking it too well: a true short story

Light, good thoughts, prayer (whatever) for the people of Iran

did mercury turn retrograde again?

PC, any insights re: the DOJ/ DOMA business?

Sex Work: In Bed with the Religious Right

Five guilty over curse-lifting death

Saturday What's fer dinner?

This sucks

Question re: Eggplant Parmesan.

A butcher who can count ... PRICELESS.

Cenk talks with "The Body"...

9/11 Truth Activist Sues Glenn Beck and Fox News for Defamation

Obama Takes on the Federal Reserve

"What Exactly Happened On 911"?

Hey, Austin-ites. Here's a jeweler to avoid. Russel Korman.

Dallas Cowboys stadium could lose liquor license over exec's arrest

A Canadian flag on your backpack won't buy much goodwill in Colombia.

Canadian companies get sued for construction work in settlements.

Barry Zwicker interviews Annie Machon...