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Archives: June 17, 2009

A poem for Bi-Baby

I am having the burger tonight that my dog stole from me on Sunday night.

Did anyone watch "Nurse Jackie" with Edie Falco?

Iran's Human Rights Activists Being Arrested, Nobel Prize Winner Tells NPR

So, I gave some of my darker poetry to my new therapist.

Proof: Israeli Effort to Destabilize Iran Via Twitter #IranElection

The Wreck of the Patrick Fitzgerald

Don't Hannity & Beck do their little hatefest shows in NYC?

Letterman comes out joking about Sarah Palin and the 'Fire Dave' rally

"The town of Cave Creek, Ariz., turned to a deck of cards to settle a local election."

The world is a shambles and what is the news covering? a late night comic's poor jokes and

The hypocrite party is at it again: GOP U.S. Senator admits affair

And Finally... Video From The Guardian UK

Boxed set horror movies

Obama on Banking, Health Care and IranJohn Harwood Interviews the President

Eschew obfuscation

NY EXTRA edition contains DU feature!

Iran’s Latest Protests Seen as the Toughest to Stop



Large U.S. corporate bankruptcies accelerate

800,000 protested the 2004 RNC in NYC, 15 protested Letterman - who made it on to your TV?

Here is secrecy creep in action (Glenn Greenwald's prediction coming true)

Florida tent city offers hope to homeless

Mia Farrow's brother found dead in Vt. art gallery (police say his death is suspicious)

CBO projection:Democratic health bill would leave 37 million uninsured in 2019

CBO projection:Democratic health bill would leave 37 million uninsured in 2019

Well well CSpin now has the talking points re Iran

Bravo to the Indigenous people of Peru

delete dupe

PBS Frontline was so good last night that Bank of America "takes issue" with it

Health Care Reform and the Media

Your wonderful totally bogus freedom, Mark Morford

In huge change, Obama to strip Fed of credit card oversight

Who are the dems in the Senate who will vote against the war funding bill?

Iran's Mousavi tries to rally supporters

Bad day for Sanford: S.C. lawmakers overturn 10 vetoes, go home for year

E-Mail Surveillance Renews Concerns in Congress

Mass Arrests and Detentions Signal Increasing Repression - “A purge of reform-oriented individuals….

So have Joe Scum and his pals

Does Glenn Beck Even Know What Glenn Beck Says?

Amy Goodman: Congre$$, Heal Thyself

Has Letterman's Top 10 about the protestors been posted anywhere yet?

here's some info on iran elections

Extraordinary scenes: Robert Fisk in Iran

Recession hits the greens at the US Open

Osama's latest video? It doesn't seem right.

Off days cut short .. four lightening fires in my sector (pic heavy)

STANDWITHIRAN IS UP & RUNNING- needs messages to iran for support !

Airbus scores nearly $4 billion in new orders; Boeing shut out

Diddling the help ~~~~~ a repubican value?

Socialism 2009 Conference: Revolutionary politics, debate and entertainment.....

Ahmadinejad Rally Photoshopped to Appear Larger

These Freeper "prayers" just keep getting more psycho

Doonesbury nails it again, perfectly.

Beware of this new scam: smishing, or "SMS phishing"

Iran Widens Electronic Jamming of Bloggers.. Shuts Down Yahoo Messenger

Mexico finds a ton of cocaine hidden inside carcasses of frozen sharks

Conservative Christian debunks lies of homophobic Christian Right leader

Why can the Rethugs put together the fire Letterman demonstrations so fast ...

Wow... Just One More...

Can you imagine if Bush had taken us to war with Iran?

(Probably) the Dumbest Thing You'll Read All Day

I'm genuinely shocked that Ensign cheated on his wife

Dem, GOP centrists meet in secret

Homeless man found dead on park bench outside state capitol in Madison, WI

Ex-Senate Leaders Come Together For Health Care Compromise

Some good news from Iran!

I'm tired of credit card companies trying to pull a fast one

Coleman and Franken on same flight to DC - Guess who was in first class?


Is "better late..." really better?!1 New study, media pimped Shrub's Iraq Attack for career reasons

So Chase tried to screw me - it's total BS.

On Healthcare, Americans Trust Physicians Over Politicians

Why Weren't Iran's Election Results Rigged in a Less Brazen Way?

O’Reilly study generates national attention

Scott Horton: The Fruits of Torture

I knew an Obama who swatted a fly

How do I enter the t-shirt slogan contest?

Who is this flat-tax troglodyte on with Thom Hartmann? Thom is making a fool of him.....


Letterman Apologizes to Palin (the final word, IMHO)

Jerusalem childrens' peace banner shooting for the stars

Does Moses have too much influence on the Israeli military? Check this out.

Dave wins most viewers with Palin apology, but Conan hangs on to 18-49 lead

Can we pool our money here and buy us a Senator on the finance committee?

The Newest Space Station's 21 Photos of Earth

Let's celebrate the Dems who voted against more war and extra $$$ for the IMF

Should a Duly Elected President Whose Election is Not in Question Have Secrets?

The Albert Einstein Institution: Non-Violence According to the CIA

Gentlemen, engage your batteries: green flagged EV subsidies.

So, why is this ok? --> "You know who deserves a posthumous Medal of Honor? James Earl Ray"

Republicans are really losing it!

Mia Farrow found dead, correction, it's her brother

99 WPost Story - Ensign said he'd never be alone with a woman in a car

Elementary school kids create wall mural of Obama out of dominoes!

Hoekstra compares Iranian twitters to GOP:

More proof Burr is vulnerable

Sex sells for less in an economic downturn


NRCC financial scandal tie-in to Ensign sex scandal?

The Leaders of Iran’s ‘Election Coup’ (Outstanding history lesson)

Asia Times: The world is now changed

Secretary Sebelius - what a wrong number!

Iranian Special Forces Protect Mousavi Protesters

Check in if you're outraged by Michelle's organic garden

Wednesday TOON Roundup Part 3- random bits

Why a Tobacco Giant Backs a Tough New Antismoking Bill

Very important detail in the presidents proposal for financial regulation

Is the MSM left leaning or right leaning, in general

A Great Day in the History of the Grand Old Party

Hey Tony Villar... Why didn't you nix the "celebration parade" taking place in Los Angeles tomorrow?

Lindsey Graham just talked to the President about the photos

Iran's elections had 85% voter turnout. Our election in 2008 had 56%.

FLASHBACK: Ensign Called On Clinton To Resign After Admitting Affair — ‘He Has No Credibility Left’

Enough of Sarah Palin, the victim

My insurance at work denies all my claims

Ed Schultz is asking a good question today

White House Releases Disturbing Global Warming Report (slowed by years of foot-dragging by Bush)

Ahmadinejad sucks at Photoshop

EPA Declares Libby MT Health Emergency

VIDEO: Palin supporters trash Letterman's "Bastard" Child, "Slut" Wife

Fact and fiction of Republican health care talking points.

Double rescan your television.

$166,000 for every man, woman & child

Republicans must be traitors who don't support the troops.

The for-profit non-profits ('non-profit' hospitals = profit)

Same-sex couples win change in US passport rules

Scamps pet stores in Oregon and Washington close

Garage this economy, more and more people are shopping at them

info about iran posted here- please read!

Wednesday TOON Roundup Part 1- More Iran Election fallout

GOP strategist calls for Republican to be fired over racist email

Will Ensign Follow His Advice to Clinton And Resign His Office?

Holder: Administration to Issue New ‘State Secrets’ Policy Within Days

Pneumonia in the summer SUCKS. Insurance sucks...

Barney Frank talks retirement

How come all the repukes in the House, except for 6, voted against funding for Iraq and Afghanistan?

Morgan Stanley pays back $10B in bailout funds

John Ensign just resigned GOP leadership post after admitting affair.

John Ensign just resigned GOP leadership post after admitting affair.

Lawmakers Reveal Health-Care Investments- Key Players Have Stakes in Industry

On the subject of health care and rationing.

GOP family value #1: Sleeping with your staffer's wife helps strengthen your marriage

Christian Rightists want to do a good ol' fashioned book burnin', the author of that book speaks out

The Bully Pulpiteers: "Contrary to what the most recent U.S. president named George told you..."

How Obama Will Outspend Reagan on Defense: The Pentagon Spigot is Wide Open

Who's the fluffer, Glen Beck or his flunky Stu?

Obama health care plan to be drafted to prevent evolution into "draconian" single-payer.

Legal Schnauzer: Here's How An Appellate Court Cheated Don Siegelman

Perfect example of right-wing hypocrisy, brought to you by "The View"

Private Muscle And The Public Option In Health Care

Private Muscle And The Public Option In Health Care

Senator Ensign

1999 Wa Post article:: "Ensign, running for senate in NV. will not be alone in car with a woman"

LOL. According to the mortgage consultant I spoke to, I can afford a $2024/mo mortgage

Opinion: Iran's mullahs have overstepped the mark. . .

Conservatives in America outraged about the potential theft of an election

About Iran: as long as they're going to revolt....

Wapo: "Partnering Against Trafficking" By Hillary Rodham Clinton

Who else on here gets a kick out of Pres.Obama swatting that fly

Plantations, Indigenous Rights, & Genetically Engineered Trees

Video: Palin's anti-Letterman protestors call his 5 year old a bastard and call his wife a slut.

John Boehner the only thing Americans want

Obama violates animal rights!

Iran's Elections & Selective Coverage, Continuing the Smell Test (Sibel Edmonds)

A first dispatch from Alive in Tehran?

Did Sen Ensign confess because he was being blackmailed?

Ensign says his affair was the worst thing he has done in his life. Do you believe him?

Re: Norm Coleman's womanizing.

John Ensign, Defender of Marriage--Except His Own - This good old boy is in big trouble

Obey blasts GOP for slowing spending bills

Ensign Steps Down From GOP Leadership Post

German foreign ministry noted irregularities in Iran election

Hoekstra, Culberson (Rs-delusional) compare House GOP to Iranian dissidents

"Barack Obama has never been criticized his entire life."

Yahoo Real Estate: Where Struggling Americans Can Find a Fresh Start

Apparently, this Sen Ensign "sex scandal" is quite a step up from your normal Republican faire...

What drove an educated and intelligent Iranian population to accept a theocracy in the first place?

What is the nature of "political capital?"

Thune makes move on Ensign leadership spot

Serious question - did Ensign pay off the wife he had the affair with

Sailors steal McDonald's statue

So does Ensign have more respect for his party than the US

PBS Bans New Religious Programming

PBS Bans New Religious Programming

Kennedy Plan - What is Going On Here?

Is anyone watching the Senate health care hearing on CSPAN3?

The O'Reilly Procedure

Gonzales's Advice to Bush on How to Avoid War Crimes

Ann Curry Calls the Media Out....

The Rude Pundit: Why Doesn't Jesus Want Us to Have a Health Care Plan?

How would dubya have dealt with the terrorist interview interrupting fly?

Former mansion of H&R Block co-founder about to be sold on the courthouse steps

Dean coming up on MSNBC - Matthews nt

Not just hypocrisy anymore. Aide in Ensign affair may have received hush money.

Six Democrats join GOP in overturning Obama administration’s efforts to cut F-22 funding

Spreadin' It Around- Guantanamo "Detainees" Are Bad PR For The Empire

An anecdote... CCW

"O'Reilly is, EVERY day, increasing the army of the mentally ill"

Decoding the health care debate — a glossary

Is anybody listening to Bob Kincaid on Head on Radio?

The Republicans should change their symbol from an elephant to..

Is this for real????

Is this for real????

More than 100 kids sue over parents' deportations

Congress to look into testimony by Sammy Sosa

Glad They've Thought This Through

Michigan Unemployments hits 14.1%

John Stewart spoke the truth tonight...

Merely Band-Aids

God where to listen to Beck rant on government managed care

Healthcare: Hagan, Bingaman Holding Up Public Plan in HELP Committee

Sebelius Bombarded: email from Health

I've been really busy lately but I notice there is still a war going on, our health care system is

when the media uses the term "top official" and "senior official" what positions

Just been Robo-called from The Medical Health Care Association offering Insurance for

Congress asks health insurers if they'll stop dropping customers except in cases of fraud.........

Good news, everyone!

Good news, everyone!

New Focus on the Family Chief Wants 'More Families Like Obama's'

When Dan Senor (Neo-Con and wife of Campbell Brown) is for Moussavi...what does that mean?

Caption Arnie

So where's today's obligatory "Why do some people on DU hate Obama" thread?

Arizona Governor sues state legislature over release of budget bills

Minuteman Murders -9/11 Call - You Can Hear The Shots Fired

Ever notice how these foreign election violence stories just happen to saturate the news...?

I am beging to think that the Iranian Council of Guardians is up to something..

[Live Stream] MSNBC

Talk about bad timing: The KC Royals are having Right to Life night on Friday

Teen girl sues after waking up with 56 stars tattoed on her face (she'd asked for 3)

Guardian UK: Tony Blair knew of secret policy on terror interrogations article about conspiracy theories mentions WorldNutDaily AND Freepers!

Haha! They're not the party of no when it comes to taking their pants off...

Wednesday TOON Roundup Part 2-Nuts

Letterman/Palin protester: do you know what schmuck means in Jewish?

Gay Bias Killings Soar...


Six Months After Voting To Form A Union, Smithfield Workers Still Without A Contract (EFCA anyone?)

The FCC (the taxpayers) is sending a technician to my house

If Dan Senor is for Mousavvi to win then the NeoCons are Involved !

We are ALL Iranians

We are ALL Iranians

More than 100 kids sue over parents' deportations

Lou Dobbs, the answer is "you invited them on your show"

New York Lawmaker Claims He Gets Two Votes

Centrist Dems make voices heard on healthcare

Socialism 2009 Conference: Revolutionary politics, debate and entertainment

I wonder, how would the Supreme Court ruled in 2000 if we valued our vote as much as the Iranians?

I wonder, how would the Supreme Court ruled in 2000 if we valued our vote as much as the Iranians?

WTF??? Risen on KO re wiretapping Clinton

Thousands of Unlisted Pathogens Discovered at Fort Detrick

Blue-Collar Band Etx Pushes “Mad In America” Music Video About Plant Closings

House Passes Stop-Loss Bill

Is this for real?

This little cell phone article has far reaching implications

How to handle the Mormons at your door - should work on Jehovah's

Are there any pictures of the Fire David Letterman rally?

Ahhhhnuld is looking out for Californians.....if they own oil and tobacco companies.

Tell me if I have this wrong

I'm disappointed Iran is out of the World Cup

How many of his friend's wives does John Ensign have to bone before we promote him to Lieutenant?

So 15 people protested Letterman and that was a reason for 35 members of the media to show up?

Moral values news update - Assistant dean at Pat Robertson's Regent U sentenced to 16 years for rape

Oregon woman obsessed with rabbits arrested again

Bridge collapse cause of Monday's trail derailment

Link to Bernie Sanders Petition for Single Payer Healthcare

GOP committee paid son of Ensign's mistress during affair

Will you support Obama if he invades Iran?

Election Fraud Documentary

Report on Bush Policy May Come In 'Weeks'

Report on Bush Policy May Come In 'Weeks'

Who does Sen. Ensign look like?

Two sources: Supreme Court ruling on U.S. Senate race to arrive tomorrow!

Is CIA Suppressing “Holy Grail” Torture Report That Would Undercut Cheney?

Criminalizing Dissent:Obama Pot Calls Iranian Kettle Black (Dave Lindorff)

Want to help save lives? If you have a twitter account, change the location and timezone to Tehran

IF (When) Californians get food stamps and other services cut what will happen....?

Iran and Iraq - from Dictatorship to Theocracy

Iranian National Football (soccer) Team wearing green arm bands in game against S. Korea. Live now.

Bolivian leader called 'enemy of Peru'

Are Males Generally Afraid to Reveal that they (we) have Female Mentors/Role Models?

Are Males Generally Afraid to Reveal that they (we) have Female Mentors/Role Models?

yanking the caption competition

*SAFETY* to the GREEN wristbands!1 n/t

Ann Telnaes throws Obama's words right back at him

Ann Telnaes throws Obama's words right back at him

AlterNet: Fox Newser Arrested for Dragging Cyclist 200 Yards

Fox Newser Arrested for Dragging Cyclist 200 Yards

TPM's Joshua Micah Marshall is on Colbert tonight

The latest "outrage" from the wingnutosphere

The latest "outrage" from the wingnutosphere

Thousands defy ban on marches in Iran; death toll now 32

Obama, like Bush, Blocks Access to White House Visitor Logs (names of coal executives requested)

per abc news- daschle says public option will probably have to be scrapped!!!

Top Ten Things Overheard At The "Fire David Letterman" Rally

Stinky Jr begins bloom at Huntington Library (Corpse Flower)

Stinky Jr begins bloom at Huntington Library (Corpse Flower)

Ensign woman's husband was paid $162,660/yr as an administrative assistant?

Does GOP care when Americans DENIED INSURANCE charged 250-600% more than insurance companies pay?

Males: Shout out to some Woman/Women who changed your life for the better.

Tenn. State Sen. Diane Black (the one with the racist emailing staffer) brings gasoline to the fire:

Rhode Island to Provide Medical Marijuana Compassion Centers

Neocons for Ahmadinejad

'Man claims to be missing child who disappeared in New York 50 years ago'

UPDATE:Obama won't issue executive order, won't include health benefits

Holder should RESIGN! We need to force this...

Lawyers appeal to Russian president Medvedev over treatment of colleagues

Lawyers appeal to Russian president Medvedev over treatment of colleagues

TWITTER and other social networks... for all of those doubting their value


Am I the only one having trouble with the Ensign story?

What to do when the bank comes after your house and car?

"The ladies Dormady have heard from the right. From our side not so much."

Did anyone hear that there were calls out for people to change their Twitter locations

The Recession Tracks the Great Depression

Obama should extend Medicare to 57 and over . . . NOW --

Please Call or Email to Keep California State Parks Open:

c'mon 'FUNNY MAN FRanke n.....(or Coleman),,,,,,,,

excellent op-ed written by a friend on the Palin-Letterman issue

TPM's Josh Marshall on The Colbert Report tonight.

NC DU'ers. Kay Hagan is holding up the public plan in committee.

Guardian: South Africa - 25% of men admit to commiting rape..

My kids were "already home".....maybe so is Al Franken.

OKAY - so I won't be the first to report on what colbert did - I had to change my underpants

Iran election turnouts exceeded 100% in 30 towns, website reports

Any racism experts around?

Iran Protests: Twitter, the Medium of the Movement - Time

For the cartophiles and pilots here at DU ..

Mekong River dolphins at risk of extinction, WWF says

Kids lose their summer break due to impenetrable bureaucratic mess

Top Ten Letterman Joke Apologies

Is there anything in the Quran about the Burqa?

Remember when we were out of power?

Fundies are OBSESSED with the Matthew Shepard Hate Crimes bill

AG Holder: 50 or more Gitmo trials possible

Bachmann Boasts About Breaking The Law (ThinkProgress)

So the UK Will Get An Iraq War Inquiry. Of Sorts.

Chavez backs Ahmadinejad in dispute - "a terrible and unfounded smear campaign"

Slideshow From Iran (Long, But Worth It)

The Rapture Index is - 1 but still way up

The for-profit non-profits ('non-profit' hospitals = profit)

Hey Obama - listen up! Torture photos = WAR CRIMES

Hey Obama - listen up! Torture photos = WAR CRIMES

Five minutes of your life that you will never get back

How Obama's regulation plan aims to fix what went wrong

Let's go kick Hank Hill's ASS: "Big propane companies reduce fuel without telling customers"

Are We Seeing The Last Days of Ayatollah Rule in Iran?

AP Analysis: Ensign affair a shock GOP didn't need

Shame: The 'Anti-War' Democrats Who Sold Out

Brownback: The next Kansas governor?

Gas prices rise for 50th straight day

The Internet Rip-Off of 2009.

Defying Iran censors, a blogger reports from Tehran

Robert Reich | Only public option will save health costs - Marketplace

Loan Redos Get Tangled in Thicket of Red Tape

The media chased John Edwards mistress from one side of the country to the other

The media chased John Edwards mistress from one side of the country to the other

NSA analyst ‘improperly accessed’ Bill Clinton’s e-mail through domestic surveillance program.

Blame Mexico

Faux hole painted in the road to slow cyclists - pic

Oklahoma child rapist gets plea deal to serve one year

"Conservatives" are Single-Largest Ideological Group according to Gallup

Reinventing Thrift Stores (Prada, Vitton at Denver Goodwill store)

Senate OKs bill to keep detainee photos private


11:00 pm - and Beck is bringing TEH CRAZY again - he's gutting a fish on his desk

Former official: Obama’s CIA director ‘captured’ by ‘ideological drivers’ for torture

iPhone 3.0 software update available NOW!

Obama just extended very limited benefits to LGBT couples..great news for the 20th century!

Police Call Case 'Kind of Messed Up'

I just sent a letter to Obama about DOMA, with a picture of our family.

Ask Google to Support the Twitter (Iran) Revolution!

Major banks made whole in GM bankruptcy

Northern Ireland: Romanians flee after racist attacks

Are home invasions a new phenomenon, or is it just that the term "home invasion" is new? nt

The sad truth about the Public Option

Gallup health care poll: Americans put faith in insurance companies over GOP

FBI finds more about how Hillsborough County, FL, taxpayer elections office money was spent.

Man who leaked the real Iran election results killed in a suspicious car accident

Robert Fisk: Secret letter 'proves Mousavi won poll'

Strong words on climate change

Looks like extortion and blackmail to me. GM plants to the highest bidder

Autopsies suggest Air France jet broke up in sky

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

Say what? Iran accuses US of meddling!

oh the GALL...anti-choice nutbags will hold a prayer vigil at Dr. Tillers clinic

I'm a page 20 kind of guy

Engine 32 was the first on the scene of a wildfire I reported this morning

No New God TV Programs on PBS....Thank you God...

Any other West Wing fans like Arnold Vinick?

If we had a revolution, what color would it be?

"Sure We Could ALL Stay At Home & Quietly Accept The Results Of A Blatantly Stolen Election"

Store Clerk Murdered; Customers Keep Shopping

Bachmann. Crazy. GO! (won't fill out census)

Bachmann. Crazy. GO! (won't fill out census)

Just some Rumi, in memoriam of the Iranians who died

Schwarzenegger: Proposition 8 may violate U.S. Constitution

Is Obama chasing after the DLC's fictitious center?

What are Mir Hossein Mousavi's policies?

Forced birthers plan vigil at Tiller's clinic on Saturday

Juneteenth: In Remembrance of Carl Baker, Steve Booker, and Anthony Freeman

Obama pressured from both sides RE: Iran

I stand with the Iranians...

Got $100? Welcome to your new Detroit home

Sanders Op-Ed: The private health industry's time is up

A picture from Iran

An evening with Theodore Bikel (and Arlo Guthrie, Peter Yarrow, Tom Paxton, etc.)

TOON (healthcare): The Axis Of Med-Evil ------>

Watched the Maddow/Dean convo about the DOMA brief and have this to say:

Iran Faces Greater Risks Than It Knows

Dean or Daschle?

Beijing orders 'Buy China' for stimulus projects

PERFECT summary of the difference between Iran and America (cartoon)

I like that Tammy Baldwin

Oopsie! Aide confirms Ensign affair; news of possible second affair

Ahmadinejad won. Get over it.

If Palinites can target Letterman, why can't progressives target Limbaugh

The Politics of Hate and Murder: Killer Co-Hosted Event with 3 GOP Pres. Candidates

Ed Shultz on Ensign

Senate showdown: Kerry takes aim at Apple’s exclusive deal with AT&T

The Anti-Stab Knife that Can't Kill

Woman's Face Ripped off by Bear - Blue Cross Waffles on Coverage

Hope you're not booked in to the Sheraton in Arlington (Sept 11-13)

Schwarzenegger: Higher Taxes Will Be Vetoed

Iran's Senior Ayatollah Slams Election, Confirming Split

Which technological advancement has had the most impact ...

The Ensign story reminded me..........wasn't there a rumor during the election about Sarah and

Jim Carrey, the Actor, gets God.. No, Actually he IS God, for a good Cause

Feminists need to get their own media star

Why does anyone still wear a cowboy hat?

Why does anyone still wear a cowboy hat?

Why does anyone still wear a cowboy hat?

This whole Letterman thing is about him taking ratings away from Conan's first week on Tonight Show

This Special Interest Group Seems To Be Getting Ignored These Days

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Outside Tehran, Ahmedinejad is enormously popular

Another brother from the Band of Brothers has died.


Holder Refuses to Call Warrantless Spying Illegal

Twitter Users Heckle Hoekstra En Masse

NBC in Central Florida filming why Publix Supermarkets is doing so well in the recession.

Bill Clinton honors the DLC's Al From. Says policies form central part of Democratic party fabric.

2 Key Points For Debating Health Care & Crushing BS Talking Points

Is It Just Me, Or Is Anyone Else Having a Problem Watching Steve Colbert?

Donkey FAIL

Boxed set horror movies

Police and thieves

You on them drugs!

Want to help save lives? If you have a twitter account, change the location and timezone to Tehran

*******HAPPY BIRTHDAY to RubyDuby in GA!!*******

So, with much fanfare, a live mouse was lovingly delivered to our bedroom last night

Good morning Lounge

As a Conan watcher, the whole Lettermen v. Palin thing has gone straight over my head.

Robb called me a dingbat

Who here has actually been able to swat a fly openhanded?

top 10 favorite childhood scents/odors

Sarah Palin and family would make a great reality show

I'm developing a new iPhone application

I got a tetanus shot yesterday. ask me anything. nt

Unwanted remembrances of things past.

Any DUers actually DO blow jobs?

Oh NOES!!!1 Blackberry is still kicking the shit out of the Iphone

Larry Not-So-Fine: Sean Penn drops out of "Three Stooges" film to be with his family

Early morning jazz thread for Midlo!

I never took the smile away from anybody's face.

Am I Psychic?

Hold me...

Not bad, Puglover

Cool article/review and small movie clip of The Aggrolites

I AM psychic!

Good news: splint is off and I don't need another cast

Maybe this explains what makes those folks in GD tick?

"Portrait of a Stranger" June Photo Contest is up in GD

"Portrait of a Stranger" June Photo Contest is up in GD

Boxed wine - meh! This is the latest:

What is up with Google today?

Complete non-sequitur thread.

Lindsey Lohan accused of stealing the Iranian presidential election

Does this sound like one of the worst bands ever?

You complete me.

rastafarian dogs at cafe this morning

The final word on "I'm a Celebrity--Get Me Out of Here"...

Does Ted Levine (Captain Stottlemeyer on Monk) remind anybody besides me

Evidently I am NOT psychic

Match Game Story: "Rabrrrrrr is off to the forest, so game is delayed ___ today"

Where the hell is Bill?

What's The Name Of That Song?

Logic problem

When did the History Channel become the Nostradamus and Apocalypse Channel?

I finally upgraded my phone service to this...

What the hell is Bing?

I laughed, I cried, I nearly choked to death on my lunch today...

glass houses, again?

Do you like suckling pig?

any Qwest users here? Does Qwest provide online photo storage space?

DU needs a new feature.

Bountaneous Nipples is the phrase for today. Modify a thread title to include Bountaneous Nipples

Jun 17 1968

Man Fights Ticket Over Flashing Headlights to Warn other Drivers..

Hardware Wars - 1977 spoof I first saw at the BaltiCon Sci/Fi convention.

African-American women seeking -- A man like Barack Obama

I wrote a poem. Tell me what you think.

Used to rent increases of $15 or $25, this year it's a shocker at $100...

For the Kiddies:

I'm not sure what to say about this...

*Bounteous Nipple*

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Wed 6/17/2009)

Another poem.

There once was a girl from Nantucket.

Now something positive: name a perfect album

There once was a man from Nantucket...

Hate to tell my dogs, but they are not going for a walk today.

A poem for LostinVA

Things you find yourself saying that would have sounded really, really weird

Is This For Real????

A poem for Midlo

Jesus vs. Hitler

Fuck the poems, I want a pony!

A better poem for the snif.

He came into my office again.

My turn

Non poems. Questions.

Another poem, for all of DU

WTF is the matter with Bender? Can anyone help my robot friend?


Ode to Walt Starr..


Is the pollen driving you crazy?



Have to leave for several hours...Wonder what I will come back to...

Ode:Radio_Lady Deux

Ice Floe

Have you ever found yourself liking something you never ever thought you'd like?

"Egg McMuffin With Clam"...Parolee spit in deputy's sandwich at Michigan McDonald's (Smoking Gun)



KY Jelly or Vaseline?

An ode to cuptonboy4...


Ode: Radio_Lady

I was going to write a poem about Dave

Should I alert on Midlo for spamming the lounge??

I am amazed at the craftsmanship that goes into pool construction.

Beans, beans, they're good for your heart!

Here's a great Father's Day poem...

How long should a lasagna cook for?

Has anyone used Bing yet? What do you think of it?

Any DUers actually DO their jobs?

Can anyone explain this mathematic equation to me??

Yo! I will be gone for a while.

A poem about someone we all know and love.

I took some pictures this weekend...

Greetings, Professor Falken

Don't mess with grandma.....

please explain a math problem to me..

Some Movie you saw in your Youth that, upon seeing much later, was actually Better than you recalled

Some Movie you saw in your Youth that, upon seeing much later, was actually Better than you recalled

Just gave my cat a bath. She really enjoyed it but now I can't get the fur off of my tongue.

Just gave my cat a bath. She really enjoyed it but now I can't get the fur off of my tongue.

Suggestions: Anyplace to discuss imminent, pertinent spiritual matters?

Ode to the Tea-bag (A poem)

Coffee enemas. Why?

6/17/2009. The Nats will beat the Yankees tonight

Most Humiliating Place You've Ever had your Credit Card Declined

So, WTF is up with everybody waxing poetic tonight?

Damn I Hate Spending 6 Bucks On Mealy Apples

I am looking forward to a bounteous harvest this summer. How about you?

CNN BREAKING: President Obama signs new legislation outlawing the words "hiney" and "bum"

Shanghai; an old Mexican game from my youth...

Happy Juneteenth! -- Celebration of Emancipation

Pharmacology Final: brutal! This is the first Final Exam of Spring Quarter that I'm definitively

How about a Haiku thread

So, the contractor is coming tomorrow, and I measured the inside of my house...

Cause I have friends and that's a fact

You Meet Someone. They Tell You Their Name. How Quick Before You Forget It?

Mother fuck.

Holy Crap.... did you know

It was so hot today......

An appreciation thread.....

A poem for Haruka.

I love this song.

Wherever you are, Ulrich Schneiss


i have nipples

Wife has been out of the state for 4 days, our longest seperation since married...

Oh shit! Philboy is now in Minnesota!


The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 6/17/09

The reason why Yahoo! Answers exists

Hello from Iowa!!

My boss thinks I fucked up today.

anybody want to get into a pissing contest?

Somebody buy me a drink

Need help with a tsking kitten

Taylor Swift raps withT-Pain


Interesting twist to last night's Pirates v. Twins games...

*******HAPPY BIRTHDAY to GOPisEvil!!*******

I miss Pierre.Suave

kitteah picture of the day for wednesday june 17

High School Reunion - Attend or Pass?

Guy in the next lane rear-ended the guy in front, sending him into my lane, missing me by a foot

It's time for some LOVE for Dick Cheney!

Kermit was a real bastard when he was just starting out.

Vibes for my puppy girl Jessie please...

Is there a bigger twit than Curtis Sliwa?

wonderful fruit dip....probably an old recipie, but I just discovered it YUM

[Cute Video] The Baby and The Boxer

Sick and trying to sing to Jason Mraz' "Lucky".

Eerie, Indiana

I'm unemployed.....and I'm to me

Terrible storm coming.

Happy birthday, Igor Stravinsky!

Do you prefer baths or showers?

Would you rather be missing a pinky finger or have an extra one?

Who is Seether, and who told them that a remake of "Careless Whisper"

Remakes of songs that are better than the originals.

Well, isn't this special: 47 yo school resource officer in love w/15yo

Hello from Nebraska!

I made my lasagna

God I needed to

IMPROV EVERYWHERE: Anybody have the original mp3 files from the "mp3 Experiments" archived?

The Natinals are leading the Skankees in the 8th Inning!

Keith Olbermann, re: a news channel. "Cluster Fox"

for those of us who are always right, feel free to post some unsolicited advice here

To all freeper lurkers and trolls:

help me resize this new image in my sig line

Make some slightly depressing predictions of things that could happen in the next 10 years.

my new tat

Brass Balls

What's The Name Of That Guy?

Can someone start a DU dedicatory poem group. This shit is boring.

Waiters can be such douchebags when your credit card is declined.

How do you socialize scared cats around guests?

Our dove family is gone! We had mourning doves nesting up in the corner

USA vs. Brazil soccer match tomorrow. Guess the score.

Songs remade that make you cringe

You Meet Someone. They Tell You Their Name. How Long Before You Want to Kick Their Ass?

Is there any one else that would like to strangle Mary Murphy?

Koalas in a Heat Wave (LOTS of really cute pictures)

Jessie Says,"Thanks!"...well she would if she wasn't passed out...

Tales of WTFery, Volume 21: ByTor and the CreekDog

Am I the only one here that finds baseball on the radio to be just beautiful

I can haz LOLCats thred?

I Miss MST 3000

Have you ever seen this on DU?


To My Wife, Haruka, On the Eve of Thursday

BaHHHHHH!!!11!! "Coming to Mind"

I am defriending all of you from FB.

Midlo, where the fuck is my fucking poem?

One for tha sniff

Top Chef Masters in on now!

A poem for Midlo (not in the least bit inspired by The Beastie Boys)


I do believe we have a live one in GD. I so hope the mods let us keep it for awhile.

Teen girl sues after waking up with 56 stars tattoed on her face (she'd asked for 3)


She is moving out Monday....Gave notice at her job last week BUT enrolled in college today

A poem for TeenMidlo

A poem for TeenMidlo


I wrote another poem. Tell me what you think.

A "dear" DUer called me and reminded me that it would be good manners if I

Was it worth it? Hell yes. (A photo from Lelapin's graduation)

Video Games- your first? your all time favorite?

True Blood (no spoilers in OP)

What does everyone here do for a job?

"The Wounded Healer"-A beautiful video

I had a thought.


Gingrinch sees possible "zone of copperation (sic) on healthare reform...

New York Stock Exchange Has Secret Sarah Palin Shrine

Juan Cole notes ayatollah in charge of partial recount is notorious hardliner, Ahmadinejad supporter

Obama swats fly mid-interview

When do you think the first GOP officeholder/party leader gets caught calling the Obamas the N-word?

Grapes of wrath - Industry is critical of Michelle Obama's organic garden

Should I report this to the Secret Service?

Out lesbian could be named U.S. Marshal

Let's hypothesize. What's the most clever, chessy reason for Obama expanding gay partner rights?

EBRI Poll: 83% of people polled support a public plan!!!! EBRI is big corporate funded and as

Obama is setting it up for full recognition of the Gay community?

I expected to be disappointed in Obama

After CBO Analysis, White House Distances Self From Kennedy Bill

POTUS Speaking now

Hoekstra: Iranian Opposition Is Like House GOP

CIA Axes $1000-A-Day Waterboarding Experts

Want to help save lives? If you have a twitter account, change the location and timezone to Tehran

Obama appoints openly gay John Marble to OPM press shop

Scandal Engulfs John Ensign: he resigns GOP leadership post

Extension of benefits to federal workers does not include healthcare or insurance plans b.c of DOMA

Kennedy Bill Markup on CSPAN 3 Now

I heard that 70% of the Iranian people are under 30 years of age

Ensign "mans up" and resigns leadership postion

Eric Cantor: Obama's "Silence on the issue of human rights violations is very troubling to me"

Eric Cantor: People like their choice of health plan

I wonder what we have yet to learn about the Bush years that still needs

Day 148 in the Age of Obama… -

150 Children Sue Obama Administration Over Parents' Deportation

This idea that Palin is a pit bull with lipstick is just ridiculous.

"It is summer 2009 (almost), and Al Franken is still not a sitting U.S. Senator"

A Republican at work says, "Let Obama Go, the Repubs should keep their mouths shut

New bumper sticker idea

So I guess being moderate means you don't really give a shit about people less fortunate than you...

If there is a Paul Wellstone out there, please come forward!!!!!

On being Pro-Obama vs. being Pro-whatever one thinks is right

If the memo isn't coupled with a call for a law to be passed giving health and retirement benefits

OMG, Tony Perkins has become a redhead. Those republicans love hair dye.

An executive order to suppress torture pic evidence. Is Hoyer blowing smoke?

Is Obama giving federal agencies a right they already have?

Question re Same Sex Partner Benefits

Lindsey Graham: "Rahm does not want Detainee Photos Released"

Open Secrets tracks the money in the health care debate

In huge change, Obama strips Fed of credit card oversight

Sen. Richard Lugar's response to my Health Care email..

Please take my DU technology/civil disobedience poll ...

Please take my DU technology/civil disobedience poll ...

MoDo's latest criticism - Obama likes hamburgers and fries.

If the CIA is actually behind the protests in Iran, I say hats off to Panetta and Obama

Is it just my imagination, but does Keith sound a little smirky - a little happy - that Obama's

Wrong Track/Right track...

"Judge White then proceeds to knock down every argument Yoo raises..."

BIGBIZ to Americans: "All your congress belong to us". They are pwned. We are screwn.

Multiple Courts Reject Obama's Arguments For Keeping Visitor Logs Secret

Question: When will Franken's term officially start?

New WSJ/NBC Poll: Public Opposition to Obama on Gitmo, GM Decisions

Poll: No Dent In Obama's Popularity (Not NBC/WSJ)

The Guardian (UK) analyses the fly-swat. Seriously.

Watching AssHannity and an actor on the Great American Panel states

***HEADS UP*** Josh Marshall will be on with Colbert tonight.

Obama will restate his opposition to DOMA and support the Lieberman Baldwin Bill

Nouriel Roubini says that allowing banks to repay TARP funds creates competitive disadvantages.

'The idiot button: "President" McCain on Iran' (Guardian UK)

Is there some MSM bias cuz all i see is Repubz talking smack about Healthcare

Rep. Rohrabacher: Obama Is A ‘Cream Puff’ For Not Interfering In Iran

CBS features President Obama on Father's Day

OH MY GAWD are you watching the Daily Show????

What Gays Want From President Obama (Ambinder)

What Gays Want From President Obama (Ambinder)

In ’03, Hints of Skepticism by Sotomayor on Expanded Wiretapping

PETA issues statement on "Obama Swats Fly-gate"..."He isn't the Buddha"

HRC and PFLAG on Obama's memo on benefits for same-sex partners of federal workers

And excellent description of hatred on the right

Iran blames US for intolerable meddling

Gay critics say "too little too late" from Obama

Obama unveils biggest regulatory overhaul since 1930s

If Frank Ricci Loses, Blame Scalia

Gay figures pull out of Biden fundraiser

In amazing show of athleticism, Obama kills housefly in mid-air

The Note: Daschle Folds on Federal Public Health Care Plan

Wait a minute..... Obama's "sweeping regulation" of the financial sector is

PETA wishes Obama hadn't swatted that fly

Judd Gregg: Obama Wants a Bureaucrat between you and your health care

Specter Praises Sotomayor, Asks About Deference To Congress

Why doesn't Jon Stewart trash Obama unfairly like Keith Olbermann?

Neocons are upset at the Iran crisis because...

The GOP are being real assholes in the Senate

Have you ever painted a wood sided house.. The Obama method

I am so disappointed... I was hoping it could be complete health care benefits

"It is summer 2009, and John McCain is President”

To give credit where credit is due

Attorney General Holder reminds Sessions who’s boss.

Barney Frank blasts Obama’s ‘big mistake’ on DOMA, asks prez to explain himself

The memo-- just released a statement

Harry Reid grows half a set; says he'll ditch bipartisanship for healthcare reform

When did you begin to believe?

"I wouldn't know a twitter from a tweeter but apparently it is very important"

Dear Senator Mikulski - give them hell!!

Noone is expecting Obama to fix everything in less then a year!

My letter to Rachel Maddow.

I Want it NOW

I am A Proud Supporter of The President

Obama Kills Fly

John Aravosis- White House admits Obama "benefits" speech simply political ploy

Has this been posted? Re health care hearings

K&R if you are PRO-OBAMA!

Can a person have more than one master?

Obama's Remarks on his Executive Order and DOMA today


It's gonna cost a TRILLION DOLLARS!!!!!!!!........

John Edwards's Commitment Problems

K&R if you favor Pro-Transparency, Pro-Accountability, Pro-Rule of Law, Pro-Constitution government.

President Obama: THANK-YOU

Now KO is trying to put Obama on blast

A rambling response to: ‘Why all the anger against gay people for standing up for themselves?’

The Daschle Healthcare Plan: No Public Option, Taxes On Health Benefits, Private Insurance Mandate

Obama and transparency: judge for yourself

Obama wins first round of Poker with U.S. banks: They're giving the $ back.

Every day that goes by, I am that much happier with my vote.

Sen. Kerry defends Pres. Obama on Iran response in NYT OP-ED.

I'm starting to wish McCain had won.

Why all the anger against gay people for standing up for themselves?

The Greedy Old Party unveils their health plan for the country.

John Edwards Speaks


Obama to Limit Fed Lending Power, Grant Systemic Role

Doughnut glaze leaking from tanker truck

Top Iran cleric: election rigged

U.S. to Extend Its Job Benefits to Gay Partners

Unrest in Iran spreads to provinces as students clash with security forces

Colombian pastors under threat from re-armed paramilitary groups

NKorea warns US of 'thousand-fold' military action

(Senator) Feinstein cancels political fundraiser

Dealers facing tight supply of SUVs, trucks

Mousavi calls day of mourning for Iran dead

Brazil: Air France Crash Bodies Show Fractures

No immunity for Baja in slavery case

Holder Wants as "Complete a Report" on Bush Lawyers as Soon as Possible

Updates on the Situation in Iran: One Girl killed last night - 32 killed so far

Senator Slams General's Torture Testimony-Calls Commander's Answers "Incomplete, at Best"

Vegas Paper Gets Subpoena To ID Online Commenters

Ruling on NightJack author Richard Horton kills blogger anonymity

Obama Lays Out ‘Sweeping Overhaul’ of U.S. Financial Oversight

Gay fed. employees want more from Obama

Obama takes aim at Fox News

Iran's Revolutionary Guards issue warning to media, bloggers, websites

US asks Spain’s help to close Guantanamo

Obama Kills Fly

(ChemNutra) Tainted pet food case brings two guilty pleas

Iranian footballers show support for Mousavi

Sarkozy says Iran election a 'fraud'

Obama signs memorandum for gay benefits

Larger Fed Role Stirs Controversy

U.S. Consumer Prices Rise Less Than Forecast; Annual Drop Most in 60 Years

Judge: (John) Hinckley Can Drive, Take Long Trips

KRouge jail chief says only saw one execution

Report on Bush Policy May Come In 'Weeks'-Probe Is Focused On Interrogation Program's Approval

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Wednesday June 17

Eddie Bauer files for bankruptcy protection

CIA Fights Full Release Of Detainee Report -White House Urged to Maintain Secrecy

Obama Sees 10% Unemployment Rate, Chides Wall Street Critics

Suspected cat killer makes bail

Depression Gene? Maybe Not

NRSC paid son of woman in Ensign affair

Sen. Ensign resigns GOP leadership post

U.S. has decided fate of half Guantanamo detainees

Ohio teen sentenced in parking lot noose attack

Obama Seeks Rules to Thwart 'Wild Risk-Taking'

Dem, GOP centrists meet in secret (working on healthcare reform)

Chrysler To Restart 7 Plants

Senator (Sessions): Attorney General Holder soft on terror

Ventures guitarist Bob Bogle dies at 75

Former Catholic priest in photo scandal marries (Father Alberto Cutie)

Iranian who leaked election results may have been assassinated

Industry is critical of Michelle Obama's organic garden

Michigan's unemployment rate hit 14.1% in May

VA Director Connie S. Wilkinson Sentenced to Federal Prison for Theft

Tony Blair knew of secret policy on terror interrogations

San Diego County's first swine flu death reported

Clinton urges stronger India ties in speech laced with IT speak

US Senator: Obama will block abuse photo release

Virginia prison facilities going tobacco-free

‘US officials linked to AQ Khan’s N-network’

Asbestos cleanup 'emergency' declared in Montana town

Two sources: Supreme Court ruling on U.S. Senate race to arrive tomorrow

1968 Chicago riot cops to hold reunion

We need to respect coal company execs' privacy when they attend Malia & Sasha's sleepover parties

MI Supreme Court gives judges authority in how witnesses' dress, including veils worn by Muslim wome

CA GOP Voter Registration Firm Head Pleads Guilty to Voter Registration Fraud

Top senator (Feinstein) says NSA not flagrantly violating laws against collecting American e-mails

Activists Urge Obama to Use Trade Pact as Leverage

Iran's soccer team wears symbolic green bands

Immigration Debate Tied to Rise in Hate Crimes

Iran: A Nation of Bloggers - Can technology force change?

The View - Talks about Letterman and Palin

The Revolution Will Be Digitized: Nico Pitney's Live Iran Blogging @ Rachel Maddow

We're Destroying Our Nation's Moral & Fiscal Integrity With This War Supplemental! Dennis Kucinich

Hardball: Daily Beast's Reza Aslan Takes Mathews to School Over Iran

Faces of Health Care Reform: Russell Axelson

Health Care Petition

Obama Kills Ghandi during interview

Mike Malloy Health care part one

Health Insurance Companies


Iranian police shooting at protesters from above (graphic)

Jennifer Wittney Horton: Make Them Keep That Promise

Breat Cancer Patient tells emotional story

Fire David Letterman Rally: Harriet Christian

They charged me $2,400 for four stitches

Palin Mob

Conservative whines about youtube attacks

An Open Letter From Iranians TO The World

Footage of 'Iran university attack' and the aftermath (graphic)

Thom Hartmann challenges Dr John West - “Are faith and evolution compatible?

The True Cost of Chevron

Obama: 'I've got one television station that is entirely devoted to attacking my administration'

Right Wing Dingbats Protest Against Letterman

THOM HARTMANN - part 1 of 2 - Is this the end financially of the American empire?

TYT: The Truth About Healthcare Public Option

Is John Boehner's New Make Up Job from Funeral Home? - Laughably 'Fresh'

THOM HARTMANN & Dr. Michael Hudson-part 2 of 2 - Is this the end financially of the American empire?

On HC:Dems lack bill, hold up GOP

TYT: Who Are the 'Good Guys' & 'Bad Guys' In Iran Protests?

President Obama, The Fly & The Weatherman (BBC News)

KO & McClatchy reporter find, yet again, that torture did not work

Mosaic News - 6/15/09: Demonstrations Continue in Iran

Senator Sanders question Bernanke on Fed Transparency

My son is in this progressive, super cool music video

Revolutionary iPhone

Losing Privacy in an Online World

Senator Ensign Calls Out Democrat Hypocrisy

KO & Margaret Carlson have a good laugh over how dumb Sarah Palin is

Obama Signs Memo Allowing Same-Sex Partners of Federal Employees Benefits

Jane Hamsher of Firedoglake on CSPAN Washington Journal June16, 2009

The CIA's Iranian Plan?

Senator Feingold questions Holder on warrantless wiretapping

Jay Leno Would Never Had Said That - (but he did and so did Conan!)

TYT: McCain & Lieberman Team Up To Spread Healthcare Public Option Lies

Obama in his own words

It's not just happening in Tehran: Huge protest in Shiraz

Please Share This: What's going on in Iran? June 2009 Green Revolution

TYT: Should (R) Ensign Resign Over His Affair & Hypocritical Comments?


David Letterman: Top Ten Things Overheard at 'Fire David Letterman' Rally

KO & Chris Hayes try to figure out why Obama admin is so non-transparent, wimpy

Huge number of Iranians turn out in silent march today, to protest election results.

O'Reilly & Blenn Beck crack themselves up over the hilarity of torture, Uighers

Democrats want statutory PAYGO

Democrats want statutory PAYGO


First Lady Michelle Obama in the Garden on Health and Nutrition

Holder Reminds Sessions: I Am The Attorney General Of The United States

British troops study cultural rules in fake Afghan village in the English countryside

Senator Feingold Can't Get Straight Answer From Attorney Gen Holder On Warrantless Wiretap Program

Dennis Kucinich: How Do We Support The Troops?

Kathy Griffin discusses Palin v. Letterman with Larry King

Conservative Media Paranoia Over Health Care Reform

Marcy Winograd Single Payer Health Care TV Spot

Avenging Amanda Terkel

Palin Supporters call David Letterman's Son a Ba$tard and Wife a $lut.

Ed Schultz takes on GOP sycophant Ron Christie regarding Dick Cheney

Uighurs: U.S. Let Chinese Abuse Us At Gitmo

Matthew Yglesias: Progressives need to stop worrying and learn to love taxes

UK: Generals go to war over Iraq inquiry

U.S. State Department asks Twitter to stay online for Iran

Attack of the Zombie Republicans

Asia Times: Public interest RIP

Sen. Ensign’s Sex Affair: Gay Marriage or Elmer Gantry to Blame?

Sen. Bernie Sanders: The private health industry's time is up

When Health Insurance Isn't Health Insurance

Russia, China to Promote Ruble, Yuan Use in Trade

Dollar drops on reserve currency doubts

"I Hate Arabs More Than Anybody": Desperate Army Recruits Neo-Nazis

Banks cut FDIC guarantee ties (FT)

Supreme Leader and Iran Election by Meir Javedanfar

John Ensign, Defender of Marriage--Except His Own

Khamenei rides a storm in a tea cup by M K Bhadrakumar

The Same-Sex Future (David Cole, NYRB)

Iran, the Neocons, and the Bomb

Public Plan Won't Happen in '09, But It's Inevitable

Iran's Military Coup by Reza Aslan

The Bully Pulpiteers: "Contrary to what the most recent U.S. president named George told you..."

The O'Reilly Procedure [ Roger Ebert's Journal ]

Implications of the Emergence of a Novel H1 Influenza Virus (New Eng Jour Med)

Truman To Blacks: Just Wait Your Turn, The Army Will be Integrated Someday

GOP Demotes Ensign, to Chief PETTING Officer

A Speech, and a Protest, at Nixon Library

Nathan Bedford Forrest Has Beautiful Eyes

Retailers Head for Exits in Detroit

#1 Diary @ DailyKos Today: (4 Reasons) Osama Bin Laden Is a Dead Man by Cenk Uygur

President Obama betrays the gay community

What Shall It Profit A Nation, To Gain The Whole World, And Lose Its Soul?

With 'Buy Chinese' edict, another nation tiptoes toward protectionism

Is Iran's Regime Cracking? by Salameh Nematt

On Behalf of Moxie, Blackie and Myself

Guns and hate are on rise in America

Torture, Psychology, and Daniel Inouye: The True Story Behind Psychology's Role in Torture

German investors to launch $550 billion solar project

Definancialisation, deglobalisation, relocalisation

Energy Journal Roundup: June 2009

DrumBeat: June 17, 2009

Macarthur Coal sees signs of rising demand

StatoilHydro to Import LNG Into U.S. From Qatar, Reuters Says

Remembering Father Jean-Juste, this Sunday, June 21 in DC

TOM HAYDEN: "El Salvador Rising"

Activists Urge Obama to Use Trade Pact as Leverage

Colombian pastors under threat from re-armed paramilitary groups

UN: Comm. on Decolonization Calls on US to Expedite Self-Determination Process for Puerto Rico

Chile's Rights Museum to honor dirty war victims

Lear's Macaw Demoted On Red List To Merely "Endangered" - From 100 to 1,000 Individuals Since 1989

"Treasure Trove" Of New Amphibian, Insect, Reptile Species Found On Ecuador-Peru Border

Snips From Regional Survey Of Climate Outcomes In US - Changes To Date, Future Shifts

NS - Africa's Farmers Face Temps Beyond Present Ranges In 42% Of Years By 2025, 97% By 2075

Clean-energy windmills a 'dirty business' for farmers in Mexico

Sinopec drills 7th Saudi gas well after others disappoint

Cantarell Update - Akal Field Oil Layer Thinning 13 Ft/Month - 2009 Prod. Collapse Annualizes To 35%

BBC: Fusion falters under soaring costs

Multinationals eye up lithium reserves beneath Bolivia's salt flats

Ricardo Alarcon on Democracy Now This Morning . . .

Court: No extradition for alleged rebel jailer

VENCEREMOS BRIGADE: Over 140 Americans Returning from Cuba Aug. 3 In Defiance of US Law

Europe looks to draw power from the Sahara

Who is the Council on Hemispheric Affairs and why did it write this fairy tale?

Has anyone seen this story? My pal Rolando tells me counterfeit dollars

EPA REport - Combined Heat & Power (CHP) Ethanol plants achieve a NEGATIVE CARBON FOOTPRINT

New Lobbying Alliance to Promote Renewable Electricity Standard

Plantations, Indigenous Rights, & Genetically Engineered Trees (referral post) . . .

NOAA Visit: Fishermen and Sea Lion Advocates find More Common Ground than Expected - Bonneville Dam

Uh oh. We're in for it now. Mom's really mad.

I, For One, Welcome Our New Jellyfish Overlords

A Follow Up on that CO2 and Temperature Study

The South Will Rise Again - By Another 2.5 Degrees With Action - Up To 9F Under BAU Scenario

Straw Man

Independent UK: Wimbledon on high alert over suspected match-fixing rings

Natinals-3, Skankees-2. nuff said.

Los Gigantes swept!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Will steroids report lead to perjury investigation of Sammy Sosa?

A Summary of the University of Florida Educational System...

I think they need a bigger park.

Today in labor history June 17 Focus public attention on children mutilated in the state's mills

Child Labor Update and Philippines Victory

Saving for retirement in tough economic times

I got the nicest compliment from a transfered employee today

Chamber of Commerce Sides with Foreign Embassies Against Buy American ( or bye bye jobs)

Union Busting Ended My Love Affair with a Beer

Associated Press Worships at the Altar of Big Pharm

Urging Public Option, 700 Legislators Send Delegation to White House and Capitol Hill

Like a hole in the head: The return of trepanation

Did Health Insurance Execs Have Their Seven Dwarfs' Moment?

Senators Mark Up Health Reform Bill Today - Kennedy bill

F.D.A. Warns Against Use of Popular Cold Remedy.

The Daschle Healthcare Plan: No Public Option, Taxes On Health Benefits, Private Insurance Mandate

S Hemisphere Mutation Detected (virulence yet known) "S America bears winter brunt of H1N1 pandemic"

Sign The Senator Bernie Sanders Petition for Single Payer Health Insurance

Even NPR portrays a public insurance plan as...

Will Mr Obama cave on health care like Mr Clinton in 1994?

Scald burn questions

FDA says Zicam nasal spray can cause loss of smell.

Anybody shot the SR-556 yet?

1 dead, 2 injured in motel shooting

Gun Rulings Open Way to Supreme Court Review

This one is a funny one not a fighting one.

Police: Glendale man accidentally shoots self in buttocks

Any guesses on how long it will take before they ask for their knives?

postal employee shoots robber - video link

Oakland Man Fatally Shoots Intruder

An anecdote... CCW

Has the AR-15 crossed over into the mainstream?

Netanyahu Feels the Heat

Lieberman tells Clinton settlements won't be frozen

Lieberman tells Clinton settlements won't be frozen

Lieberman to Clinton: Israel won't freeze settlements

Woman Shoots 2 In Home Invasion

Barney Frank to Introduce Inclusive ENDA next week:

City-sponsored meetings for gays trigger showdown over privacy vs. public records

What's this I hear about Dustin Hoffman sex photos?

Do you know who is amazing? Al Green

Liars and hypocrites, all

President Obama betrays the gay community-By John Aravosis

Interactive Same-sex Marriage Map - L.A. Times

Gays Bad, Neo-Nazis Good

9 cases (filed jointly) currently before the US District Court / MA, re: rights to marriage benefits

Anchorage Nondiscrimination Ordinance

Since I'm in a poem-posting mood tonight...

NOM threatens primary challenges in New York to GOPers those who vote for gay marriage

Four toons in one OP.

Barney Frank Rips Obama: "Big Mistake" On Marriage Act

Today is a good day. In Memory of my Uncle.

Obama admin's (lame) fed partner benefits plan designed to stop DNC fundraiser disaster.

If by 2012, Obama has repealed DADT and DOMA, is the bridge still burnt?

DOMA Lawsuit Wins First Victory

Thank you LostinVA and Haruka for the business! This is really cool.

A PSA on anger from your local Friends of Dorothy.

IRS to Audit Employers Sponsoring H-1B Visa Holders

Stottlemyer: Dustin Lance Black’s Short Road to Redemption - Sex pix/tape

Gay Bias Killings Soar...

Carlyle, Blackstone bid for First Republic: report

The New Zealand Carry Trade Expects Hyperinflation

AIRSHOW-Pentagon sees 6,000 possible F-35 sales in future

Florida tent city offers hope to homeless

Commentary on Obama's proposed financial regulations

Smoking gun that Greenspan planned Housing bubble...

Suitcase With $134 Billion Puts Dollar on Edge: William Pesek

Question: Inflation or Deflation? Answer: see below

Inviting all DU photographers to participate to new group on Flickr...Broken American

Nouriel Roubini says that allowing banks to repay TARP funds creates competitive disadvantages.

Along the Spokane, with the Powershot A520

Is someone you have never met before

Two other portraits

What do you think? ---Opinions requested, please.

Roubini sees weeds amid green shoots

***Preliminaries are up for the June Contest***PORTRAIT of a STRANGER

Another boring lightning shot.

How did Life Grow in Size from Bacteria to the Blue Whale? Experts See Two Great Leaps

Same-sex relationships may play an important role in evolution

New dinosaur gives bird wing clue

Amazing discovery - a fossilised tree trunk in a burial chamber on Angelesy

9 Extraordinary Clouds

Why do fire ants often build their mounds close to the sidewalk?

Stephen Hawking: Manned vs Robotic Space Missions?

Herpetologist Robert Drewes will forever be remembered for his two-inch Phallus.

Monkey 'IQ test' hints at intelligent human ancestor

practical help -- we're all Iranians Now

Ready for a rest

Final Energy Update/Invitation to Galactic Celebration! by Lauren Gorgo

WooHoo-- Free EMF shield--(right up my alley)

Tomorrow consider. . .

Rare beauty.

GAO Ties U.S. Guns to Mexico Violence

Gelato, Reshaped

Please dear C & B friends --Can one of you help me?

"Mrs. Edwards is the best"

A Touch of Asia, Tangy and Hot

The Shady Agendas Behind 5 Popular Conspiracy Theories

State Reps. heading to Washington to push Obama health plan

Enchanted Rock