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Archives: July 19, 2009

Behind the mind games in the Gulf

Internal Rifts on Road to Torment

I just watched Glenn Beck bash Walmart, then compare it to Obama's treatment of Iran...

CNN is repeating a Larry King interview with Cronkite

New Rightwing Meme: Conservatives Who Could Not Win At The Ballot Box Will Resort To The Bullet Box

Sunday News Shows

livestream from Mandela Day concert

Jamba Juice rips off "Get Your War On" for ad campaign.

Randall Terry warns of ‘potential violence’ if health care reform passes

Frank Rich:They Got Some ’Splainin’ to Do

Frank Rich:They Got Some ’Splainin’ to Do

Here's a racist gem from the Hannity Insanity message board.

Kitty Pilgrim (CNN) takes on the Birthers (video)

LA Times: Americans won't accept a 'long slog' in Afghanistan war, Gates says

Ah the AP releases the proof of life video of US Soldier... CNN right now

Ft. Worth May Call For Expanded U.S Investigation Into Rainbow Lounge Raid

Are you watching Obama's African Journey? Imagine Sarah Palin talking about this.

So does a Republican worry that if he "loses" Oreilly or Limbaugh

A Simple Alternative to the Un-Rec Feature

Hmmm...Fox sees any potential questioning of Cheney over terror program as "Dems Looking for Fight"

Americans won't accept 'long slog' in Afghanistan war,

Joseph L. Ames, 83, Union Official and Organizer Was Also a Civil Rights Activist

Lawrence woman killed by random shot

Lawrence woman killed by random shot

Lawrence woman killed by random shot

Taliban video shows captive soldier

Taliban video shows captive soldier

I don't get it. Someone asks about influencial boomers

If you could get all of the top crazies of the right wing into one room, what would happen?

Oscar Mayer Wienermobile crashes into Wis. home

Oscar Mayer Wienermobile crashes into Wis. home

Before the internet, I never could have known what this song was.

East Texas Tea Bagger Wants One-Party Theocracy - Seriously

When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.

Theodore Roosevelt upon the nomination of Justice Holmes, extolling the virtue of judicial empathy

Someone at Google is a Real Wiseguy

I apologize to everyone of absolutely every generation ever.

I apologize to progressive Baby Boomers

First Lady Steps Into Policy Spotlight in Debate on Health Care

I was a jerk

Homeless stand in for lobbyists on Capitol Hill

H.R. 3200: For millions of the middle class: Mandatory Insurance & NO PUBLIC OPTION:

Matt Comer reports on anti-gay religious extremist in Charlotte

THE NATION: A Real Win for Single-Payer Advocates

Fate or Self-Determination?

What's your definition of a hippie?

Iran: The Green Brief #32 (July 18) Latest news from Iran

A different notion of Democracy

So I went in to Chase today and was asked "What are you doing here?"

On the fine art of robbing banks

Man in custody in six slayings in Tennessee, Alabama

Some Responses To Free Republic's Leader Calling For Overthrow Of The American Government

15 killed in helicopter crash in Afghanistan

R.I.P. Walter Cronkite 1916-2009

Chicago Sun-Times: Retail thefts here soar as economy slumps

What Walter Said . . .

Self-Delete (nt)

Someone gave me a star!

My wife and I just went to see Food, Inc. Wow...the problems just seem so big!

An Application for Health Care

(* Sigh *) Idiotic dittohead LTTE in Columbus Dispatch slams Franken

Let's talk about job creation!

I watched as my parents faced their dignified, peaceful death - together

Continuing Disappointment With MTP and David Gregory (and taxes)

Trend continues. The party of 'no' is all over the place this a.m.

CNN's Romans thanks GOP congressman "for letting us use your chart," adding "we love nice graphics"

Interactive driving game shows dangers of texting while driving.

That worthless POS, Mitch McConnell is on MTP saying

Pentagon Spends Economic Stimulus to Develop Alternative Fuels and Save Energy

A Million Freepers Marching On Washington Would Mean One Thing

Sanford needs to STFU!

Conspiracies don't have to be large to work

Barack Obama, are you my single-serving friend?

Homeless get paid to stand in line for DC lobbyists

One item on healthcare that needs reform.....

We know what our POW says is under duress. Why did Shrub-CHEENEE think THEIR torture was different?

If the po-lice are called to your wedding reception to break up a brawl, you just might be..

Stay classy Freeperville, stay classy...

Another Observation comparing Government Service to Private Industry

It Runs In The Family ----Unfortunately

Workplace 101: What rights do union workers have?

Does DU have a role to play in political discussions and what would it be?

The Guardian: Roasted vampire squid turns out to be dish of the day on Wall Street

Obama Wants To Kill Your Grandma

Los Angeles Times: Higher costs could be unintended consequence of deep cuts

Quick note to Jim at freeperville:

I apologize to Baby Boomers

I apologize to Baby Boomers

Change your mind, change your life....Do you believe this?

Drivers and Legislators Dismiss Cellphone Risks (NYT)

Mandela Day – Star Studded Gala Concert Celebrates Mandela's 91st Birthday

Dan Quayle offers advice to President Obama. No, really.

"Declaration of Sentiments" seneca falls, july 19-20, 1848

Drivers and Legislators Dismiss Cellphone Risks

Guardian UK: British Airways and Virgin to stop suspected swine flu victims from flying

Pat Buchanan/Sarah Palin - "Culture Warriors"??????

Cloned sniffer dogs begin duties

Two days in a row: 2 women killed by stray gunfire in KC

This is the most revolting piece of anti-healthcare propaganda I have seen

update on Fl. murdered couple with many disabled children

The Failed Expectations of U.S Trade Policy

Boomers ....... who can you think of to embody the most negative personage of your generation?

I guy I know who ain't got shit but received a tax refund in the mail - an IOU

California - Grey Davis was sacrificed on the Enron altar. Don't let it happen to Obama

Sesame Street site helps military kids cope with deployment, death

I'm deleting this.

CIA claims of cancelled campaign are hogwash

I have a simple solution for the healthcare issue...

CNN is doing an interview with Jesse Jackson and his historic run for Pres.

Were in the wrong business ... list of speaking fees by political commentators

How Herald-Tribune identified $10 billion in suspicious flips (in Florida)

Pallin' around with the liberal media

Workers Are On Their Own To Defend American Jobs

Whose fault if we do not get health care plan passed??

Sanford Says His Affair Will Make Him a Better Governor

The bigger problem with torture and finding out what happened...

Trial baloon: Tax Insurance Co's profits and Bankers bonuses to help pay for health care.

Oh, that we had a law like this for ATM fees

Court tapes show blunt Sotomayor (Liberals hope for an anti-Scalia for "sheer joy of verbal combat"

I wish that every time some Republican or Blue Dog Democrat

Arctic gooey gobs are a kind of algae

fair & balanced on msnbc website

Historical footnote - Nixon's Undelivered Moon Disaster Speech

Largent talks about a townhouse and its code of silence for residents. (C Street)

Was Card Check Just A "Red Herring?"

States Hit Hardest by Recession Get Least Stimulus Money: POX News

Another Way to Express Yourself

Discussion Topic UEX-592-1176--775-020-993-V

Discussion Topic ZQX-792-530-881

Obama: No Friend to the Forests.

Does anyone here actually believe we'll get meaningful healthcare reform out of this Congress?

When Celebs Come Unglued

Moon landing deniers and creationists are birds of a feather.

Can we have an H. R. Puffnstuff avatar?

The Freeper-types come out of the woodwork in my area this weekend...

1969 and 2009 -

Lunch with an old right-wing friend.

Discussion Topic 7248-61-020-993-R27

Is it a Depression yet? (& nice misery index chart I ran into)

Florida fundraising shows Democratic threat to GOP rule

Wingers Call For Relentless National Strikes Against "The Dictator"

Gov Sanford: "God will change me, make me more humble". Do you agree?

Gov Sanford: "God will change me, make me more humble". Do you agree?

NY Times: Battling the Decay of Foreclosures

Dems are perceived as giving stuff to "the other guy," usually someone "undeserving."

Kiss Sunday on both cheeks, then sneak out the back, and come CAPTION!!!!

Which is your favorite scandal of recent?

i watched "Bullshit" tonight. do you guys get that the world ends in 2012?

You want reform? I'll give you reform!

Lost British backpacker says he was 'total idiot'

I hate "unrec" because I hate "rec".

I hate "unrec" because I hate "rec".

Homeless stand in for lobbyist on capital hill. Line holders paid $11 to $35 per hour

Beating the drums of war (Iran and their nuclear threat)

Notice the crater from Iranian jet crash was about 50 feet deep?

Hilarious audio of Glenn Beck freaking out and screaming at a liberal caller

If One Million Freepers Marched On Washington

Mitch McConnell plays the "Some Of My Best Friends Are" card: "I myself am married to an immigrant"

Is Sonia Sotomayor white or black?

Apollo 11 - man arrives on the Moon 40 years ago...

Why is the question of Sonia Sotomayor being white or black inflammatory on DU?

NYT: Why We Must Ration Health Care

Is Something Wrong With This Forum?

A Present From Teddy

Palin: Idiot? Genius? Or Something Else?

Images of Moon Landing sites via the LRO

For disabled, two-year wait for Medicare 'devastating'

It's time to face it, folks...

Delay = Death

The Chris Matthews Show: On Health Care Reform, Won't Someone Think About Us Rich People???

Bizarre response

Houston, we have a problem....

Governors Join G.O.P. in Concerns on Health Bill....looks like pharma is winning

Ross: Counting on Blue Dogs to block healthcare will leave right 'sorely disappointed'

Cheney, Others, To TESTIFY? Holy Shit!

Amazon Kindle users surprised by 'Big Brother' move

Right To Rent Plan Offers Simple Solution to Foreclosure Crisis

Senate needs a part-time hair stylist

Sen. Kennedy: The Cause of My Life

Why isn't David Gregory talking about the CBO report revising its earlier estimate?

Retail Stores May Not be Able to Get Product...Retailers are fearful of a CIT bankruptcy

The issue just won't die, huh? Here's another suggestion.

Police close down Facebook barbecue for 15 people

Frank McCourt, Author of ‘Angela’s Ashes,’ Dies at 78

Banned Websites

Battle to save Toyota’s unionized California plant

Bush's key men face grilling on torture and death squads

Remember Bush Body Count? a DUer started that excellent site several years ago....a tribute to her:

The next time one of your republican buddies talks about unemployment..

The next time one of your republican buddies talks about unemployment..

Cronkite's legacy vs Michael Jackson's in the media: I was right

"That's the way it was" the life of Walter Cronkite on CBS

compromise idea about the "rec" "unrec" kerfluffle

Fights over the F-22 engulf Senate, House

New, Highly Toxic Pesticide Is Greenhouse Gas 4,780 Times More Potent Than CO2

Gates: Military Has One Year To Turn It Around In Afghanistan

Our intent is not to encourage the terrorists ...

To the Dem senators who voted against the Sanders state single payer amendment

"Buchanan is right. This white man is full of resentment."

Palin: "We don't give a damn how they do it outside. We do it a different way up here"

"Once I am 'Sarah Palin, Alaskan,' I can really call it like I see it," she said.

Helicopter that US said crashed Tuesday in Afghanistan was actually shot down

Torture And Detention Equal Justice For None (McClatchy Op/Ed)

The #1 reason we should NEVER TORTURE!!!

Padilla vs. Yoo: An Update

U.S. Condemns Video of Captured G.I.

Next Gopher Gov. To Be Involved In A Sex Scandal...?

The United State is Still ILLEGALLY Occupying Iraq and Has Only RE-BRANDED The Occupation

I ate out of a trash can yesterday...

Exxon faces $1 billion fine for sabotaging Texas oil wells

Exxon faces $1 billion fine for sabotaging Texas oil wells

Wow. The Insurance Industry does it again.

So Stewart Cink wins the British Open. Right wing nutjob who named his son, "Reagan."

"Do they believe everyone is entitled to the same health care as Congress? If not why not?"

"Do they believe everyone is entitled to the same health care as Congress? If not why not?"

Mormon 'kiss-in' in Utah leads to shouting match

Is Healthcare the worst possible product to distribute by price and profit?

Amazon Erases Orwell Books From Kindle

Palin sued over Juneteenth

Journalism profs take out full page ad to protest AP Chavez coverage.

Flashback: Warnings from (Uncle) Walter Cronkite

Leahy To GOP: "Stop The Racial Politics" On Sotomayor

NBC White House 'Reporter' Chuck Todd: Torture Investigation Little More Than Cable 'News Catnip'

Employee Free Choice Act: Unions mean better wages, benefits

13 Astronauts, One functional bathroom

Did you notice the American POW the Afghans are holding actually had clothes on?

Pres. Obama – “Please don’t Squander the chance of REAL Change”

Who here thinks the "Whining" meme re unrec is an organised talking point?

Who here thinks the "Whining" meme re unrec is an organised talking point?

I am SOOOO glad, now, I voted for Obama

KNR if you feel it's time to abolish the CIA.

Texas State Board of Education members are nit wits

For those that insist on linking to FreeRepublic

From Dennis Kucinich

FYI -- most while American men are NOT wealthy, privileged, and well connected.

Which of the Governors have a "prominent wife"? (Spitzer's call girl says

If you're posting here on DU, and not watching the Cronkite special on CBS, you're making a mistake.

About long term residential medical care for the aged, aka nursing home, who should pay?

Blue Cross/Blue Shield to Launch Ad Campaign Against Obama Plan

Governor says God will "Make Him Better"

Governor says God will "Make Him Better"

Total shock at such blatant bigotry

omg I just got e-cigs in the mail !! WOW. I am officially tobacco free as of 12:05 cst today.

A question for heterosexual DU women

We Choose The Moon

Author of 'The Peculiar Institution' dies

Ted Turner calls Headline News "unwatchable"

Ever get the feeling

Ever get the feeling

Internal Rifts on Road to Torment - Interviews Offer More Nuanced Look At Roles of CIA Contractors

China's Manufacturing Jobs Surged As American Jobs Disappeared

More S.F. retirees join $100,000 city pension club, some getting more than their working salary

One Former Official Ready to Bust Others for Torture - by emptywheel

Wars Made in the USA Rage On- Where's the Anti-War Movement?

My take on all of these intelligence investigations and cover stories leads US back to 9/11.

My take on all of these intelligence investigations and cover stories leads US back to 9/11.

Cronkite, Russert & The Gloved One.

Seeing this poor soldier being held in Afghanistan just breaks my heart.

Give me a good reason for not firing gay people in the military

The Family was instrumental in the breaking of the spine of organized labor" "run by .... devils"

Barack Obama on Baby Boomers

Boomers ....... who can you think of to embody the most positive personage of your generation?

The Republican Attack on Empathy

The Republican Attack on Empathy

Look for local produce. It matters

Empire Built on Sand: inferior concrete used in 1/3rd of SF public projects!!

Atheists sue to keep 'In God We Trust' off Capitol Visitor Center

How do I post pictures

The war on cigarettes/tobacco

The war on cigarettes/tobacco

Fox News Story: Must fight the "Super Pot"!!!

Fox News Story: Must fight the "Super Pot"!!!

People can rationalize all they want. DU'ers can convince themselves that BUSH got us into this

Girl arrested for swearing at 911 after they hung up on her when her dad was dying

Bank 'walkaways' from foreclosed homes are a growing, troubling trend

CNN's Dobbs repeatedly says Obama needs to "produce a birth certificate"

fact checking the propaganda. her name is

Crap!1 Adam SANDLER just said to GHOULiani, "You're da man!1" (Spoiler)

"Don't say revenge. Don't say revenge..."

Reefer Madness

Got Nasty Habits?

I shut up Glenn Beck this morning!

I'm watching Battlefield Earth right now for the first time.

Anyone use Joomla?

Wow, did anyone just see that error made by Astros Pitcher Mike Hampton?

Please send some good vibes to my cousin.

Has anyone here seen Razor Face?

Anyone ever eat a Baltimore Style Hot Dog?

Haven't been to the mall of america in 8 years...

Ford Focus appreciation thread!!

I know I'm late, but the corpse eating robot soldier story is too funny

Note to graywarrior. FREE THE DONUTS...

Before the internet, I never could have known what this song was.

Now I'm watching the Reefer Madness Musical

Ice Cream for Crow

I just purchased the essential Michael Jackson from itunes

****HAPPY 23rd Anniversary to dannofoot!!*******

"Woman, You Must Be Crazy"

Some obstacles are just too big...

The Stories Behind The Names

Does anyone like squidbillies?

Off to see Harry Potter

A World Amongst The Pines: An Essay on The Expansion of Consciousness.

A World Amongst The Pines: An Essay on The Expansion of Consciousness.

I _____ your mom...

Mama Mia, the movie

How people really live: any super market checkout line has

Ron White is Funny, but the rest of the "Blue Collar Comedy Tour" is God Awful

I feel like showing off - pure vanity post - warning, large photos

Maker of Salted Nut Rolls revels in 100th birthday

Michael Flatley may take judge's seat on 'Dancing with the Stars'

Michael Flatley may take judge's seat on 'Dancing with the Stars'


If I Won The Lottery, The First Think I'd Do (Once I Got The Money) Is:

The story of Kerr Avon and Roj Blake

SARTRE's nothingness warn't nuthin': He preferred to cuddle.

Suckling Pig-Boy!

Used car question

Do you.....?

I really want to know

Grandpa pissed his pants again

Best sci-fi character, EVER!!

iPhone Confidential

PSA: Never put the Soft Scrub with Bleach next to the shampoo bottle


NOTHING says "Sunday Morning Entertainment" like "The 4 Greatest Videos Of People Puking On Live TV"

Dead relatives take a ride west....

Would you let me walk your schnauser?

'Potter' conjures up $159.7 million in 5 days (WOWIES)


Announcement. As I mentioned in the last MILESTONES, I will be away

Can I water your plants?

I hate commercials that appeal to a sort of faux-rebellious spirit in their target audience

** Official Thread for The Open Championship **

"I can no longer sit back and allow Communist infilitration... to sap our precious bodily fluids"

And now, two astronauts screwing around on the Moon

I'm learning Flash, ask me anything!

I am about to be clobbered by blueberries.

I'm watching QVC and there is a Haier 32-inch TV

What do you guys think about this car?

I am about to make blueberry cobbler.

Will Good Eventually Prevail Over Evil?

He ain't No Carl Sagan

So I was at the grocery store

So I was at the grocery store today

Is it a sign of burnout when I'm HOPING my models will cancel on me?

Some of the other sunflowers. {Pic}

Fox News Chicago story about "Super Pot"

Spin On a Red Brick Floor

EA Active - great game!

Love at the Five and Dime

Outbound Plane

It's 118 degrees at my house right now...

Because You are all just dying to know......

ewf & chicago

Speed of the sound of loneliness

Walter Cronkite's IT Career Advice

PSA for you women-folk. RE: food on dates

My Whimsical Poem: Disappearing

Boots of Spanish Leather

Obama Axes Pentagon Plan To Build Billion Dollar Tank In Shape Of Dragon.

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 7/19/09

Okay I'm Watching Moma Mia and I am getting all veklemped...

Anyone Here Remember Mr. Wilson from the Dennis The Menance Cartoons?

Whut R U Playin? Mooosick-wise?

You know, there's a lot of great Stephen King movies

Some French Guy on youtube rips off a McDonalds

Craftsman Power Tools Appreciation Thread

I am watching SNL, The Complete First Season.

Why do people give me shit just because...

How in the world do people post here while drunk? I can't type straight

For us women over 35

Where were you during the Moon Walk, besides glued to a T-V?

(Joke) "What do you get when you cross and elephant and a rhinoceros?"

"That's one small step for a man, one giant punch for mankind"

Happy Halloween from the Frisky Frists!


So I'm going to Seattle next week! YAY!

Favorite song?

Sorry about being so depressed lately.

Man gets 15 years for infecting son with HIV

May you stay forever young !

Shall we audit the Federal Reserve?

The lying down game

What can I do in Cape Cod?

I've found God!

Took some pictures this weekend...

Most recently bought entertainment item?

and Star Wars dies not with a bang, but a whimper

What is a food you can live without?

Downloading recorded video stream: anybody know how to do it?

What's your favorite movie that's in the "Natzie Killin' Bitnez"?

I made blueberry cobbler (pics)

When I was a kid my older brother told me that I was left on the doorstep by gypsies.

What is your favorite scene from the Harry Potter movie, the Half Blood Prince?

So today I started the apartment hunt.

Some of my "not so famous" pop albums I like

I saw Yo La Tengo last night. Were they horrible!

Are you in love?

observation: FaceBook polls are dominated by Republicans. Badly.

Chopin - Valentina Igoshina - Polonaise in A Flat 'Heroique'

So, I'm in the grocery store...

Matthew BRODERICK, cooler, more nihilistic than James DEAN?!

Mmmmmmmm..... Weber Grill

Challenge: Find a nice home, on a half acre or more, under $75K

OK, I live under a rock. AMC's Mad Men is awesome TV

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Always A Bridesmaid Edition

Go away! 'baitin'!

GD has lost it's goddamned mind

I'm trying white barbecue sauce on some pork tenderloins tonight.

Documentary on the finding of the PT109 from National Geographic

My bank somehow "lost" the $600 deposit I made Friday

When did you first know you're a Democrat or progressive?

9-Month-Old Had Blood-Alcohol Level Four Times Legal Limit, Police Say

Israeli warships rehearse for Iran attack in Red Sea

Venezuela's Drug-Trafficking Role Is Growing Fast, U.S. Report Says

Military condemns Taliban video of missing soldier

CBO Scores Confirm Deficit Neutrality of Health Insurance Reform Bill On The New CBO Score on Health

Internal Rifts on Road to Torment - Interviews Offer More Nuanced Look At Roles of CIA Contractors

Civilian helicopter crash in Afghanistan kills 16

Biden to greet eager allies in Ukraine and Georgia

How Herald-Tribune identified $10 billion in suspicious flips (in Florida)

Soldier held in Afghanistan is 23-year-old Idahoan

Bank 'walkaways' from foreclosed homes are a growing, troubling trend

Lost British backpacker says he was 'total idiot'

Mendota (Calif.) loses only bank branch

Cheating SC gov says God will make him better

Former Venezuela minister charged (El Caracazo massacre 1989)

47 injured in Muni train crash (San Francisco)

Soldier held in Afghanistan is 23-year-old Idahoan

Writers Blame Calderon for Mexico’s Uncontrolled Violence

Swiss minister to meet Clinton ahead of UBS deadline

California sprouts marijuana 'green rush'

White House sees Q2 GDP showing signs of progress

Honduran crisis talks break down

GOP leader: Health care overhaul too drastic

Honduras crisis talks deadlocked over Zelaya return

Pregnancy, STDs on the Rise Again Among U.S. Teens

'Angela's Ashes' author McCourt dies in NYC at 78

Cheating SC gov says God will make him better

Swine flu is spreading even in summer

NATO: Helicopter crash at Afghan base kills 16

Russia still blue over moon landing 40 years later

Goldman Executive Named as Obama Adviser

"Unless"-The Wisdom of the Lorax (Dr. Suess)

Maybe One Day

Lobbyists Hiring the Homeless

Mousavi supporters chant; "Death to Russia, Death to China."

Amy Goodman On Russia Today

Forrest Gump Spoof

Smoking Ban For U.S. Soldiers by RSU

Human Chain of Solidarity - Pro-Democracy Rally in DC

Resolve The Credit Crisis NOW

7/19 FTN Charlie Rangel, Orrin Hatch, 'Journalist' Harry Smith

Can Someone Explain this Insane Church Video!

Rush, the Big Fat Gas Bag-TFT's musical response to "Barack, the Magic Negro."

YWAM Purity prayer in front of porn shop in Hawaii

Bill and Hillary as Harry and Louise (how did we miss this one?)

Police State: a music video about life in Democracy

Walter Cronkite interview with Dennis Kucinich - Department of Peace

Bono Recalls Dodging Hug From Bush & Obama's Reaction

Crazy Birther Lady & Retirees Harass Rep. Mike Castle (R - DE)

Open Your Eyes - Immortal Technique - The 3rd World

TYT: Fox News -- Are Obama & the Pope Trying to Destroy Capitalism?

Honduras' right-wing coup d'état is faltering, but its supporters have powerful friends in DC

The National Law Journal: Arbitration option needed for fair negotiation (EFCA)

Crazy Palin leaves stain on Alaska's oil industry ("Crazy Governor Lady.")

Senator Ted Kennedy: ‘The Cause of My Life’

Honduras: The Nonviolent Battle for the Zelaya Home in Catacamas By Al Giordano


Bring Back Bob the Banker

Obama political team turns its sights on House Dems (CNN)

Freedom of Expression & Socialism

In These Times: The gay-rights movement did not begin with the Stonewall riots in 1969

Money in the street

Winning the Good War-Why Afghanistan is not Obama’s Vietnam.

The Economic Downturn and the GOP's Obstructionism: Twin Wrecking Balls Destroying California

In Tribute to Walter Cronkite, FOX News Changes Its Slogan

Democracy hangs by a thread in Honduras

Obama's Trickle Down Stimulus is Failing

Bar the gays, ban the cigs?

Venezuela's Drug-Trafficking Role Is Growing Fast, U.S. Report Says

Maureen Dowd: Pharisees on the Potomac

Rich: Sotomayor hearings the death rattle of Old White Men rule

Obama's Iraq: The Picture of Dorian Gray

Bush's key men face grilling on torture and death squads


Inside "The Family": Jeff Sharlet Speaks About His Unique Look at American Evangelicals

Houston Area suicides show heavy toll of recession

Correction (Washington Post)

USA: Lack of “Change” Leads to Discontent

Jesus Plus Nothing, Minus Somalia

Texas unemployment system breaks down

Gang of Sickos: Six US Senators Sell Out Constituents for $11 Million from Health Industry

It's Time to Have an Honest Debate on Affirmative Action

Israel to US: Go f*** yourself. We do as we please.

If McCain had won, would DUers who don't like President Obama be wishing he had won instead?

First Lady Steps Into Policy Spotlight in Debate on Health Care (NYT)

Krugman: White House Excluding "Progressive-Economist Wing"

****BUSH 3 ALERT**** (Quarter million more children covered under CHIP reauthorization)

$1,191,200 for 2 lbs. of sliced frozen ham??????

Goldman Executive Named as Obama Adviser

Jim Robinson's Freeper Revolution is a PR ploy for dollars!

Will the birther fringe get to the point that it makes a second campaign run doubtful?

Obama ‘Going to Bat’ for Unions in Trade Accords

Health Care Reform could not be passed without the DLC.

How easy should it be to get Health Care Reform passed?

"Rhambo" to speak before JPMorgan Chase board meeting on Monday.

Bring us home so that we can b back where we belong and not over here, wasting r time and our lives

Leahy To GOP: "Stop The Racial Politics" On Sotomayor

Greenwald takes Tim Russert apart piece by piece in his post on Cronkite. Good stuff.

Larry "The Pigman" Summers: Despite Rising Unemployment, Stimulus Has Not Failed

Congratulations Barack Obama! In two Days you will have been in office 6 months!

Freep convention looking like it may be an epic fail...

To Obama's delight, Bono admits he sidestepped a hug from George Bush

"The cool president has turned hot" (Politico)

Frank Rick: They Got Some ’Splainin’ to Do

I personally encourage the President to keep the Congress in session until they pass a health bill.

For anyone who missed Howard Dean's interview on "Democracy Now"

Washington Post RE-PRINTS misleading photo of Obama at G8 Summit

Orszag: Some who are advocating delay on health care are just trying to kill it. (VIDEO)

Berating Blue Dogs isn't the answer on healthcare. PRESSURING them IS the answer. More:

The Shuffle President

THE CBO - CBO Analysis On Healthcare From The CBO - Without RW Spin!

Graham might vote vote Sotomayor ??? After his ugly, racist slimy behavior in

Vote for Next DFA Public Option Campaign Target

Rainn Wilson: "Heard it on Hannity: Obama is not a citizen!"

I thought Rangel did an excellent job of swatting down Hatch today on Face the Nation

Thank God Bush Didn't Win a Third Term

Nurses praise House vote to permit state single-payer laws

Obama to Mexico, August 9-10

Do we have enough reconciliation votes for health care reform with a public option?

The White House Chief of Staff. I have a question:

House Dems PR: Reform Policies of America’s Affordable Health Choices Act Are Deficit Neutral

Mr. President, how about Iran?

Independent UK: Meet the city dwellers going back to the land

Fresno County, left in the dust: Drought, water politics and tough economic times

Global suicide in a nutshell

Largest U.S. onion processor unveils biogas plant

Florida Goes to War Against the Pythons (TIME)

Derrick Jensen: Forget Shorter Showers -- why personal change does not equal political change

How about them PIRATES!!1!! This is a NON-Gloat-FREE thread!

Has anyone heard from crankboy4 tonight? Is he trying to get another

No Dodger game on Extra Innings??

Time for Giants to dump Zito (He has a NTC?!?!?!?!?!)

Another Met goes down.....

More evidence as to why David Wright is so fuckin good...

Sanchez and Wilson reject contract extensions

What's the toughest division in the NFL?

Giants' senior general partner Sue Burns dies

Giants back on track...knock off Pirates 4-3

Giants lose again. Will the wild card change hands tonight?

The JR Chess Report (July 19): Nakamura is the Pride of the Yankees

Former Venezuela minister charged (El Caracazo massacre)

Honduran Culture Minister: "The US and the Coup: A Real Change of Course or Just a Farce?"

Dupe of info already on list

Costa Rica talks continue tomorrow

Ghost of “Communism” Walks Havana

AIDE: Zelaya Won't Accept Coup Leaders in Unity Gov't./NYT: Plan Wourld Return Honduran Leader

BOREV: Full Page Ad in Columbia Journalism Review Condemns AP for Lies about Chavez

NICARAGUA NETWORK: "Zelaya Was Overthrown Because His Policies Favored the Poor!

BOREV: Apparently, Carmona is Spanish for "Coupmonger in Expensive Suit"

INFO FROM COSTA RICA coming across leader at bottom of Telesur TV . . .

1:30 pm Costa Rica Time: Talks about to break down (Spanish)

Honduras oligarchy pulls a computer fraud scam.

TELESUR Update with the 6 points of the Pinochettis (SP)

ANYONE Watching Telesur and not getting sound? thanks folks, back on for me too! n/t

Goriletti forn. minister, Airas Plan "totally unacceptable.

The Telesur signal goes dead just as Rixi Moncado , representative of Zelaya, begins to

Telesur covering great celebration in Nicaragua for 30th anniv. of Sandinista Rev.

Announcement on Radio Progreso - Golpistas reject point #1


Former Blinn player shot during alleged burglary attempt

Lawrence woman killed by random shot

Where Should The Line Be Drawn?

Police: Spring Branch teen kills home intruder

Allentown police: Man used legal gun to fight off robbery attempt

Anderson man killed after alleged theft attempt

Ten year old girl locked in gun safe...

Two days in a row: 2 women killed by stray gunfire in KC

Yoel Marcus / Obama has spoken about us, but not to us

Bill outlawing anti-Israel protest nears approval

MSNBC: GOP watch: Selling an endorsement?

NYT: Dance Union’s Lawyer Accused of Embezzling

PLO official stands by Abbas claim (more on Arafat assassination claim)

DeMaurice Smith, NFL Players Take Case to Congress -- Again

Guardian: Gambling with peace: how US bingo dollars are funding Israeli settlements

Vatican teaching Hezbollah how to kill Jews, says pamphlet for IDF troops

4,000 Union members OK Pa. Acme Markets labor pact

WSJ: Union Certification Battle Drags On At Saskatchewan Wal-Mart

Attack on Iran: Rift in the Military and the Role of Commandos

Israel Rejects U.S. Call on Development in East Jerusalem

Israelis don't pay price for injustice of occupation

Teamsters leader lends help to effort at airline

Union: 750 AK Steel jobs safe for now

JBS-Swift Utah workers accept first union contract

Starbucks staff tries to unionize in Quebec City

Chavez - source of UFW's success and decline

MountainView using threats to deter nurses, union alleges (NLRB charges filed)

IBEW Local 459 Ratifies Three-Year Contract With Penelec (strike ends for 517 members)

ACORN labor affiliate declines to file annual report in New Orleans

Israel rejects US call to halt Jerusalem project

In wake of fire, UFCW urges help for families

Labor Enforcement Will Get Tougher on Trade Agreements

Unions drop "card check"

Today in Labor History July 19 Declaration of Women's Rights and call for women's suffrage - 1848

Daily Kos: Union Busting - Big Business Smears The Little Guy

DASH Diet Combats Mental Decline -- Low-Fat, High-Fiber Diet Curbs Memory Loss

House to Vote on Single Payer HR-676

This health care bill is failing because of what the CBO is saying

Blue Dogs Are Attempting to Form an Alliance w/ the GOP to Thwart Real Healthcare Reform

first image posted from my new camera. It's a Nigella. It's a very useful plant.

Some of my recent pics

debunking the propaganda

***SUBMISSION THREAD*** July Photo Contest: "A Shot Taken in Your Yard (Or What Counts as Your Yard)

A Glimpse of a Future with a Public Option

~~~~July Photo Contest Comment Thread~~~~

Goldman Sachs Attacks California

In Washington, One Bank Chief Still Holds Sway

Representative Waters Sponsors HR 3145: Abolish All Credit Default Swaps

Things Are Looking Up For The Rosebud Indian Reservation!

New US home starts surge in June (BBC)

How's THIS Idea for Achieving Communism in this Country?

Ritholtz: Why Housing isn't yet bottoming

Alabama Retirement Systems CEO on the economy

Moths Jam Bat Sonar

Vague Scientist

Vinland Map of America no forgery, expert says

July eclipse is best chance to look for gravity anomaly

Love Unites Kiss-In

My 14 year old neice (nephew now) annouced she is now a he

Can we come up with arguments for LGBT civil rights that do not rely on images from the

New Matthew message dated July 18, 2009

Deja vu... sort off

The God Drug

Pope 'Can't Pray' With Wrist In Cast

Chicago Schools Report Contradicts Duncan And Obama

I made blueberry cobbler

Who here uses the new coconut derived shortening?

This week's baking.

This deserves its own post

To all "truthers"...

I've noticed that NYC CAN is circulating a petition seeking to establish an...

Dr Jones and high explosives

An amazing picture of "molten steel" in Horsetail Falls

Notice the crater from Iranian jet crash was about 50 feet deep?

When Celebs Come Unglued

Harry Potter 6 the Movie