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Archives: August 2, 2009

Astronaut: 1 Month, Same Underwear

Good C-Span discussion, re: Crowley's false statements in his police report

Liberal media will get the blame for Palin's divocre


Glenn Beck explains the left and right fringes and the gap in between, then puts himself in between.

AP: Russia signs deal to open 2nd base in Kyrgyzstan


What would happen if Obama suddenly came out in support of single payer

how sloppy can the AP get?

"A More Civilized Christian Right

Reuters: "Smoking-ban murder" (Turkey)

Heckler and candidate brought together for beer summit

Major changes in Probation system are approved in North Carolina

From the local Republican paper

Reuters: Amsterdam mayor marries U.S. gay couples on canal

Perdue signs coal ash bill

Must Read Kos Diary: How the Bank Lobby Beat Credit Card Reform

Five Foreign Troops(3 Americans) Killed In Afghanistan (Sunday)

More Than 700 Killed in Nigeria Clashes -Red Cross

'Coalition of the Willing' Comes to End in Iraq (US Alone)

Just caught a few minutes of Fox and Friends talking about Sarah

Matthews purports to correct Romano on end-of-life consultation, but gets it wrong

Default Jump Curbs Bankruptcy Lending as Recoveries Sink to a 19-Year Low

Illegal Guatamalan immigrant found dead down the street from my house.

Michelle Malkin on "This Week" simply shows how far the MSM has fallen.

Exploited Earth: The Prix Pictet photography prize 2009

In case you missed it, here's a Bank Bust Friday recap.....Five more banks go.....

Remains of pilot shot down in first Gulf War found in Iraq.

If NAFTA had not been passed, would our country be better off today?

Hale's in South Haven to close after 154 years / my hometown

HillaryCare CBO vs real cost increases and care deterioration, anyone know?

Up yours Panetta! he has article out saying we should forget CIA last 8 yrs.

Lurita Doan on Gates: Quiet obedience is what gave us civil rights

Olberman and O'reilly attend beer summit

Holy crap, my credit card company RAISED my limit..

"ABC's This Week" should be worth watching this time.

AGAIN PETA Takes it To Far...

How many civilian deaths are acceptable?

Nov. 30 deadline looms for "first-time (home) buyer's" credit

Great program that discusses the operating rules of our current Health Care system:

ALERT: Tornado Warning for Mercer County, NJ and Bucks County, PA

Have A Beer With Mark Fiore

Cons Hate Freedom

The Media ruined Sarah Palin's marrige

Be Your Own Boss!

I hate agreeing with both sides of an argument

Funny Amazon customer review.

GE's silencing of Olbermann and MSNBC's sleazy use of Richard Wolffe

Mexico shuts Cancun beach, alleges sand was stolen - not a joke

Mexico shuts Cancun beach, alleges sand was stolen - not a joke

August 4

Did I break DU?

The FReeperville reports on MM's appearance on Stephanopolous

A Kia with an American flag license plate cover

Anyone see stephanopoulos's graphs this morning on all the indicators that the econ is improving?

Pelosi says single payer will get vote. Is Obama for or against HR676 passing?

A better Clunker Plan

Panetta’s Pathetic Attempt to Get Lawmakers to Ignore CIA Crimes

What do GOP media propagandists know about patriotism?

Obama brings change to diplomacy and Presidential persuasion (toons)

Homeless in Poland, Men Dream of Odyssey

Da CHEENEE sisters are dripping rich, but feed at the trough of government perks

Why is McCain getting this block of time on CNN this morning?

Al Franken relishes policy role in new Senate job

I think some in DC are making a big mistake calling for a second stimulus before the 2012 elections

My recommendation: Hence forth Orly Taitz MUST be referred to as

Send a Letter for Single payer--yes a letter..........

Town hall disruptors are there to shut down democracy..not be a part of it

If somehow the world could turn onto a path of universal peace and harmony,

How come freepers/birthers

Guess how much this job pays?

Breakdown In Planck's Law

Does anyone think more programs like "Cash for Clunkers"...

Malkin was beaten down left and right like a rented mule

certifigate: o happy day

Palin Lawyer Threatens To Serve Papers At Kindergarten, Then Balks

Before you trust a republican with your health care




Sarah Palin Superstar

How a smart Representative handles the "memo-people"/disruptors.

Iran Says It Arrested 3 American Hikers


Bad news for the Republicans

Bad news for the Republicans

Greenspan:: "we've already seen the bottom"

DU this poll!!!!!!!!!!!

The media drum roll to the next invasion dementedly continues: target Iran

I had to make myself keep watching this video by a religious person

Cool: Bobby McFerrin hacks your brain with the pentatonic scale

Cool: Bobby McFerrin hacks your brain with the pentatonic scale

Three Dead, Eight Wounded in Shooting at Tel Aviv Gay Center

Florida highrise has 32 stories, but just 1 tenant

UK Ambassador: We’ll be in Afghanistan ‘For Decades’

U.K. Plans 2,000 More Afghan Troops

Paranoid, Armed, Glenn Beck fan apprehended scouting Nat. Guard base

The Birther Movement vs. The Electronic Voting Machines Scandals

Destruction of a clunker

Please share your sense of what the next two years holds for us economically.

Video: Glenn Beck promotes paranoia with recent Cash for Clunkers website myths

Hitler's Hidden Holocaust on National Geographic tonight

Former Ties: Organizations backing workers say Democrats take up corporations’ interests over theirs

Former Ties: Organizations backing workers say Democrats take up corporations’ interests over theirs

Venezuela begins shutdown of 34 radio stations

Letter I wrote Glenn Beck - Re: Cash for Clunkers

Sunday "Have Fun at a Wingnut's Expense" Link: E-mail a Malkin sycophant and win valuable prizes!

WooHoo! I got a raise. NC unemployment increasing this week.

Post-racial America? Dream on

Philadelphia workers file racial discrimination case

Giggles for the day (Tbogg)

So where did the right wing come up with the euthanasia thing?-opinion piece in my paper

State Parks Look for Ways of Surviving the Budget Ax (TIME)

Want to feed the hungry? for Free? Snopes says this is a legit way.

Oily Tater's real birth certificate

Anyone recommend site where I can spread some of my terrible

Jesus Plus Zero at C Street . . . please come CAPTION The Family!!!!

How Many Teabaggers Have Participated In The Cash For Clunkers Program?


Rush Limbaugh, Traitor to Consciousness. . . . Please come CAPTION!!!

Before you trust a republican with your health care

A poem from Vietnam....

"The Family" Ask Your State's Politicians to Get Out

Army Looking Into Monitoring of Protest Groups

Idiot "birthers" claim to have Obama's Kenyan "birth certificate".

When Is President Obama Taking His 1month vacation at his Hawaiian Ranch?

The curious and sad case of Capt. Speicher or "How to make a corpse shill for your war"

Orly, Orly Taitz, bleached locks shining in the sun. Orly, Orly Taitz, come to save us from THAT

Orly Taitz on live now--holy crap, I've never really heard her before.

Portland, Oregon woman is overall winner of Chicago half-marathon...

Osheaga - anybody have info

Stop Glenn Beck petition

I NEED HELP: Keys to new house won't work and landlord is out of town...

I NEED HELP: Keys to new house won't work and landlord is out of town...

***Breaking*** 3 hikers from Mexico detained in US when they cross border

Politics is not war.

To engage the birther fantasists is futile; to dismiss them, reckless

Should every congress person, senator, cabinet secretary, President and VP

FACT CHECK: Distortions rife in health care debate

Where does the sun go at night?

Priority List for Swine Flu Vaccine recipients revealed. Causing great Anxiety to some.

Why are there school?

Crhistians Largely Mum on Torture --

Hawaii Coach Greg McMackin Earns a 30-Day Suspension with Gay Slur

Alcoa Razes Rain Forest in Court Case Led by Brazil Prosecutors

AP: McCain undecided on vote for Sotomayor

Sarah Palin and her daughter were sitting on a bench . . .

CNN asks Facebook users to grade Obama's second 100 days

Suggestion: put post #s on the thread map / shell

Has Obama Restored the CIA Oversite Group that President Ford Instituted after Watergate? (Photo)

Proof that the unrec function doesn't prevent idiotic slop from getting onto the front page:

Tel Aviv carnage: gunman kills 3, injures 11 in premeditated attack at LGBT teen community meeting

Rim Jobinson of Freak Repukelick Now Questioning "Kenyan Birth Certificate"

British families to be monitored by CCTV in their homes...

More racism from the teabagging terrorists......

More racism from the teabagging terrorists......

Repubs never really believed America would elect Barack Obama.

Do any of you post here? If so, tell us....if not, maybe you want to

Manhunt In Tel Aviv; President and Prime Minister Condemn Massacre of LGBT Youth

Living in a cave for 10 yrs on ZERO money

Alexandra the Great! Filly Beats Boys in Haskell!

George Stephanopoulos on Positive Economic News, with graphics and quotes (Obama's stimulus working)

The Real Battle For The Federal Judiciary

Louisiana: police officer who shot and killed unarmed, 73-year-old cancer survivor resigns

Boycott the Corporate Hate Machine; say NO to Mr Beck

Lou Dobbs A "Publicity Nightmare" For CNN: AP

Episcopalians nominate gay clergy for bishop in LA

Where are their birth certifacates?

In Kenya, the beaches are covered in muslin!!!!

In Kenya, the beaches are covered in muslin!!!!

Health Bill May Advance Without Bipartisan Deal

Court orders shorter sentence for {Qwest} ex-CEO (AP)

Anyone ever been to the "Festival Au Desert" two hours away from Timbuktu? Sounds awesome!

Let's see if we can REALLY embarrass the Deathers

A question to the birthers (This has probably been mentioned before)

Townhall disruption prevention plan

Iran: Green Brief #46 (August 1 - Mordad 11) Latest news from Iran

Washington Post: Democrats Continue Anti-Bush Campaign

Warship christened at Maine shipyard for NY Marine

Rupert Murdoch's New York Post ...... Peeping Toms

...Remember Scott Richter?

Barack Obama is actually the anti-Christ. Jesus said so!

Pretty awesome grading system on, please go vote there

Conservative Scribe John LeBoutillier: "GOP Doesn't Exist" (AUDIO)

We Need Affordable Health Care, Not Just Affordable Insurance

Lou Dobbs' Advertisers (w/helpful contact info)

Catholic bank owned pill shares

Yes! Suck it conservatives! Re: Cash for Clunkers

DU Can Be A Funny Place Sometimes... Is This Considered A Hijacking, LOL !!!

I haven't seen any threads for poor Sarah

I haven't seen any threads for poor Sarah

URGENT ALERT: Minnesota peace activists jailed in Israel

URGENT ALERT: Minnesota peace activists jailed in Israel

Bank teller chases robber gets fired because of it

Wouldn't the Feds want that fake Kenyan birth certificate traced back to its origin?

Hey Orly Taitz, I can forge my own Kenyan birth certificate!

So... Oily Taters called in to Brian Copeland's morning show on KGO a.m....

GOP: The Party of Ignorance and Fear

GOP: The Party of Ignorance and Fear

Chris Hedges: No Bailout Can Stop the Sinking

Who planted the "Kenyan birth certificate"?

Who planted the "Kenyan birth certificate"?

worldnetdaily jumps the shark

"Systems Architect" wanted for $10/hr

Media Matters and the fake birth certificate

An Angel In Queens, New York: School Bus Driver Responsible For 70,000 Hot Meals And Counting...

The first affordable electric car on the market?

Neda's mother talks to BBC: 'Knowing that the world cried for her… that has comforted me'

Sallie Mae Has Spent Millions Fighting President's Student-Loan Plan (Chronicle of Higher Education)

Health Care: Unasked Questions

Fla. highrise has 32 stories, but just 1 tenant

Fla. highrise has 32 stories, but just 1 tenant

Putin dives to bottom of world's deepest lake (Putin vs, Teddy Roosevelt. Who wins?)

Sarah Palin could divorce Todd, dangle Trig off the Brooklyn Bridge,

The Bill Maher videos posted in DU forums now deleted by You Tube.

The Birther Movement vs. The Electronic Voting Machines Scandals

Pochontis - Neil Young

Just an FYI:, the Truthiness Encyclopedia has bears in its tubes!

My brother is voting against the union....

The GOP has instructed their sleeper cells to be disruptive at townhall meetings hosted by Dems.

Anyone see the terror on the Rethugs faces today because the economy is rebounding?

The timeline of Stanley Ann Dunham, Mother of Barack Obama

Masuki Bance posted a video of Republican disrupters killing another Townhall

Here is a link to the full Oily Tights interview this morning

Felon Disenfranchisement Issue Heading to the Supreme Court?

Detroit Free Press: How the arts can change lives

Just released Palin's Divorce certificate

Let's give Ben Nelson something to cry about.

Please tell me someone, somewhere is keeping that freeper thread archived live.

Must Read: How the Bank Lobby Beat Credit Card Reform

Politics and religion aside - today I saw President Jimmy Carter at the Sunday School he teaches

So will Palin do a press conference announcing she's quitting Todd?

Birthers Don't Want the Truth

The Secret, Shameless Sleaze Of MSNBC's Richard Wolffe

Woodrow Wilson: Good President???

Rep. McIntyre acknowledges ties to secretive Christian group

Tiger RULES....-20 Gets him the Buick Open...AWESOME #69

Tiger RULES....-20 Gets him the Buick Open...AWESOME #69

King salmon vanishing in Alaska, smokehouses empty

Update on my post about the local GM plant.

Sean Hannity wont say PRESIDENT Obama

O'Barry of "The Cove" : " this tsunami of bad publicity is coming their way"

Larisa Alexandrovna: Missing Pilot Speicher, Chalabi, Cheney's Ghost Team and Sy Hersh's Team?

Glen Greenwald (Salon) on the corporate censorship of Olbermann and O'Reilly

TIME: The Henry Louis Gates Affair: When Race Matters

Single Payer - Yes We Can! Call Obama and get him to bring it home to America!

A message to all my newfound freeper friends who mentioned me by username

The fact is we will continue to decline until Obama says....

This birth certificate BS has gone too far and the secret service needs to get involved

Jobless NYC woman sues college for $70K in tuition

"Bolivia declares indigenous right" - bbc

A Bigger Problem Than the Taliban? Afghanistan's US-Backed Child-Raping Police

We the people should ban together and form a large corporation.

Admin/Mods- Is it against the rules to call the cops pigs?

Palin Lawyer Threatens to Serve Libel Papers at KINDERGARTEN !!!

The Conservative movement has created a Frankenstein.

What I Learned About Canada's Health Care Just From Talking To A Neighbor

Do you hear the weeping and gnashing of teeth? RimJob now says the Orly certificate is fake--

Obama's Empire: An Unprecedented Network of Military Bases That is Still Expanding

Obama's Empire: An Unprecedented Network of Military Bases That is Still Expanding

Obama's Empire: An Unprecedented Network of Military Bases That is Still Expanding

NOT ACCEPTABLE!!!! Panetta: ‘Reality’ of 9/11 excuses Bush scandals

Teen passenger in speeding car sues driver who was hit

The timeline of Barack Obama Sr...

Does the GOP have ANYBODY who can beat Obama in 2012?

Fundie Logic: If today's animals evolved from dinosaurs, how do you explain the Loch Ness Monster?

Caption this * pic

Vortex Cannon Outdoes Big Bad Wolf, Blows Down House of Bricks

The Health Insurance Industry: A Pre-Existing Condition

Giant BWAAA! HAHAHAHA! FR FINALLY realizes the Kenyan BC is phony.

An independent judiciary if we can keep it: Souter issues warning

The Problems I've noticed In the So-Called "Kenyan Birth Certificate"

Fweepers in Ecstasy! Oily Taters has discovered Obama's Kenyan birth certificate!!!

What is going well?

Sarah Palin divorce reports are untrue, says the ex-governor of Alaska's people

Small Beer, Big Hangover-By FRANK RICH: 'The Only Crime Obama Committed Was Honesty'

Tommy Douglas-the Greatest Canadian-introduced universal healthcare

I want to do some freeway blogging... need some catchy healthcare related one liners, pls help me!

Calling all DUers with Photoshop! Your country needs you!

Military family's tattered flag angers neighbors

The only way to clean out Congress is TERM LIMITS!

The BCCI-CIA Connection: Just How Far Did It Go?

I find the birthers fascinating

"Something invaded our solar system and we didn't see it coming"

My Dad Passed Friday & My Two Sister's And I Were There

Why does Cash for Clunkers get more media coverage than the Bicycle Commuter Act?

No good evidence organic food healthier.


A Request (per DU & the media)

Hugo Chavez begins shut down of 34 radio stations in Venezuela

Hugo Chavez begins shut down of 34 radio stations in Venezuela

Hugo Chavez begins shut down of 34 radio stations in Venezuela

Dear Free Republic: What is a Natural Born Citizen?

NYT: Venezuela Still Aids Colombia Rebels, New Material Shows

Folks, Our SOS, HRC is a member of an "elite cell" of The Family. THIS NEEDS ADDRESSING!

The Rise of Corporate Tyranny in the United States

Citizens seem to be getting single payer "socialism"/Medicare for All --

Can someone tell me WHY we have H-1B workers?

Blue Dog overheard: "what do we have to do to get the Democrats off our back?"

Just because this has been a worm in my ear all day for some reason:

Snot - Snot

OMG, TGI Fridays has some sick, perverted commercials on the radio.

Sweet Dreams DU...A lullaby for you...

I love the cable... Not such a wasteland as it seems...

Astronaut doesn't change his undies for a month

Character Zero

My lines are blurred. n/t

I don't really know why, but I HATE the word "swagger".

Well my Momma she didn't allow me just to stay out all night long, oh lord.


Anyone ever read this book?....

Taking from the greedy giving to the needy.

I have to go to fucking bed!!!!

my mom's driving me nuts

Does anyone sleep on a water bed?


goin on a trip..

Johnny Mathis

Give me love

My Lines are Blurred and I'm Swaggering n/t

Congratulations Kadie! 10,000 posts!

Poem: Bliss is ignorance

I trapped my neighbor's cat once

Some horrid excuse for a person killed three trumpter swans

Movie buffs. Netflix is amazing!

My 4000th post!

No kissing, no hugging, no sharing beer bottles warning issued for rock festival.

Adobe Illustrator appreciation thread!!!!!

Lucinda Williams-Sweet Old World & Drunken Angel

I posted something in GD yesterday

*******HAPPY BELATED 55th BIRTHDAY to Cassandra!!*******

I don't care. I like Doritos. I like Doritos so much that I will eat a stale one off of the floor.

*******Happy BIRTHDAY to azmouse!!*******

*******HAPPY 46th BIRTHDAY to Zavulon!!*******

somebody shoot me!

Lounge, do you like Ceviche?

*******HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY to tekisui!!*******

Best decision I made in the last few weeks

Best decision I made in the last few weeks

Top Ten web browsers all time (not IE). Yours?

I love you period. Do you love me question mark?

Quote of the day!

Who do you think of when you throw out a mustard jar that still has mustard in it?

I'm becoming more conservative as I age

From the Police Blotter- football fan found

DU Song Of The Day

This post is about posting on DU.

When you're at home alone, do you wear

Saw Green Day last night.

Something weird I noticed after I had an atlas and too much time on my hands.

The Most Awesome Looking Chick Is Sitting Next To Me At The Libree

FYI, Wendy's and Subway are hiring!

What do you remember about your first day of school?

Blaze Foley-Oval Room: An Ode to Ronnie Raygun

If I Had $1 Billion....

So, went to Six Flags New England Friday and were price gouged to death

*sigh* for the days when buffets were only $2.50...

When chicken is outlawed, only outlaws will have chicken

Just saw this on tv, Snuggies for Dogs.

Two garden pictures for Sunday


Locked in the trunk of a car- Tragically hip

I just stuffed most of an 18 1/2 lb turkey in a crock pot!

WE Tv has Bridezillas on. WOW!!

2666 - baffled

Is it me or does anyone else find the phrase "Good luck" to be a backhanded remark

Miller's Crossing question, what was the song the Goon was singing in Italian in the woods?


I'm 15 for a moment, caught in between 10 and 20

Where does the sun go at night?

I'm interviewing a cleaning service tomorrow

The Big Hush

Most Annoying Portmanteau? Staycation, Freemium, chillaxing...

Bing Fail!

Post a video that brings a tear to your eye.

PSA- for EBay users

I found out about you

Somebody stole 2 cymbals and a coolie hat...

The Last of The Mohicans

I'm an absolute beginner

So, its been a week since I asked about him.............

How to be annoying online

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 8/2/09

I just ate the last Butterfinger candy bar in the house.


LOL, the word "drug" is censored in songs on a local "90s and today" radio station.

Lucy sez "Sleep Tight".

Not getting married this week after all (but it's OK)

WI State Patrol: FIBs more likely to get tickets

Why would wingnut homophobes ban Oliver STONE's "Alexander" to cable?!1

Ever noticed how one spammer leaves and another just takes their place?

Be glad you didn't have THIS fill-up...

Starry starry night

The 5 Most Badass Presidents of All-Time (If you haven't read this, you're missing out!)

Kitty photo thread

Why? (now in never-popular poll form)

It's not just dangerous coyotes; a hawk swooped down and grabbed a cat

Someone posted this pic in GD

Where is Chicago?

Where Is Chuggo?

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) I'm Too Lazy To Name This Edition


Top 10 female non-opera singers of all time - what are yours?

When MTV2 first started boradcasting it was a bad ass channel.

*******HAPPY BIRTHDAY to kentuck!!*******


Cats demonstrate wrong/right ways to use treadmills

Now, list your top 5 male singers from the 90s and 00s

Old Fogey thread. The kids of today will never experience a band as great as . . .

I don't need dirt, I need som frigging RAIN

How on earth did Terry Gilliam get from "Time Bandits" to "Brazil"?

Name a song that when played, MUST be cranked up as loud as possible

Stephen King Fans:

Vortex Cannon Outdoes Big Bad Wolf, Blows Down House of Bricks

Congratulations Ptah! 16,000 posts!

Question for grammar people

Stuff that hasn't changed in 50 years? I have two ideas..

Products you insist on buying the name brand for

Products you insist on buying the name brand for

Talk Talk - Its My Life

Two months left in the MLB season, how's your team doing?

*** RETIRING: "The Most Tired Phrase on DU." (TM) ***

Trueblood on HBO. It is getting fa ree key!

Top 10 Prima ballerina assoluta of all time - what are yours?

I just plucked a gray eyebrow hair.

Name a musician who was never full appreciated in his / her lifetime, and now it's too damned late

Worst modern marketing disasters? I nominate for consideration:

Fuck, Let me say fuck, fuck, fuck,,,,,,,

Sad post about how no one seems to notice me today. *sigh*

3 Shot Dead at Gay Center in Tel Aviv

Fires rage across Canary island

Former Iranian president calls trial a sham

Nigerian Official Says 700 Dead in Recent Violence

Plane carrying 16 missing in eastern Indonesia

Al Franken relishes policy role in new Senate job

UK's MI5 in al-Qaeda 'breach' query

Chinese Town Quarantined as Man Dies From Plague

Pay to Play is Washington's Sport of Kings

81-year-old woman to be tried for urinating in bushes of Bienville Square

Prolonged Aid to Unemployed Is Running Out

69 US banks go belly up in 2009, 24 fail in July

'Safe' ozone levels unhealthy for some, small study finds

NATO says 3 US troops killed in Afghan battle

Suspect Arrested in Connection to Daniel Pearl Murder

Sarah Palin divorce reports are untrue, says the ex-governor of Alaska's people

Nigeria photo shows leader alive

Judge jails 15 Colombian soldiers

Distortions rife in health care debate

'Clunker' Sales Honored Through Tuesday, LaHood Says

Israel Evicts Palestinians From Homes

Venezuela begins shutdown of 34 radio stations (Update 2)

Mousavi says protesters confessed after 'torture'

Christians killed in Pakistan riots

Cabrera Hits for Cycle to Help Yanks

Cabrera Hits for Cycle to Help Yanks

Cabrera Hits for Cycle to Help Yanks

Cabrera Hits for Cycle to Help Yanks

Cabrera Hits for Cycle to Help Yanks

2 more Canadian soldiers killed in roadside bomb blast in Afghanistan

L.A. Episcopal leaders nominate 2 openly gay, lesbian priests as bishops

Westpac slashes bank fees (Australian banks actually compete)

Army opens inquiry on Fort Lewis worker accused of spying on antiwar groups

US Marshals Seize Sanitizer for Bacteria Problems

US Marshals Seize Sanitizer for Bacteria Problems

AP sources: Military-civilian terror prison eyed (in the U.S.)

US commander weighs more troops in Afghan war

More steps may be needed on economy: Geithner

More steps may be needed on economy: Geithner

US to seek more British troops for Afghanistan

Nicolas Sarkozy and Carla Bruni enjoy holiday at first lady's mansion

Pentagon eyes accelerated "bunker buster" bomb

PBS Chief Welcomes Public TV Funding Under Obama

New G.I. Bill helps vets pay for college

Scientists find new strain of HIV

Bolivian Indians in historic step

Senate Democrats spar over public plan

Ford Sees First Monthly Sales Gain in Nearly 2 Years

Venezuelans Helping Colombian Rebel Group

GOP defends tactics in opposing Obama agenda

McCain will lead GOP opposition to ‘cash-for-clunkers’

Geithner Won’t Rule Out New Taxes for Middle Class

Nissan rolls out electric car at new headquarters

Catholic bank owned pill shares

Obama Trims Sails On Health Reform

Allegations that Britain Colluded in Torture of Terror Suspects Reach European Court

Karlheinz Schreiber deported from Canada

Paul McCartney dedicates Beatles' classic 'Michelle' to first lady Michelle Obama

1 Dead, 40 Hurt in Canada Stage Collapse(Big Valley Jamboree in Camrose)

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Monday August 3, 2009

Castro says Cuban system to stay

DeMint: Americans will 'take to the street' on healthcare

Remains of Pilot Missing 18 Years in Iraq Found

Ben Nelson, liberals escalate feud

Lou Dobbs A "Publicity Nightmare" For CNN: AP

UFOs are real, and here's the proof!

Man dies from plague in China, 11 others infected

Organic & Fair Trade

Gunman kills 2 at Tel Aviv club for gay youths

Obama Explains Health Care re: Plan for Undocumented Workers

Strong anti-Russia sentiments are growing within the Iranian opposition

Beck Mocks Paraplegic Illegal Immigrant: "I'd Just Like to be the Racist Meany Here for a Second"

This is who George Stephanopoulos hosted today....

Bill Maher, Old Baracky Beer & a few minutes of opening dialog

Dirty Secret Caught on Video

Real Time with Bill Maher : Republican anti Obama books 31/07/2009

Greenspan: "We've Already Seen The Bottom" In Recession

YWAM watch. They've been making movies.

The Week In Cartoons 8/01/09

Geithner Foresees Very Hard Choices In Controlling Deficit...We're Gonna Do What's Necessary

John McCain Defends Sarah Palin's Quitting As Alaska Governor

YWAM members pretending they're high....

Sing a Song for Women

Are the Youtube Patriots a Threat to National Security?

All Rise - Somebodies, Nobodies, and the Politics of Dignity

The Chaser goes to Texas and asks: Do you believe the Bible is true?

This Is What's Happening (Aug 1st) At The Health Care Townhalls- Rep Doggett

Ethanol – a new front in the antibiotic battle

Taxpayer funded abstinence rally. Cheerleaders chanted "That is my no no square."

Former U.S. Ambassador Roger Noriega hired to push Honduran putsch agenda

Anger Has Its Place

US Manufacturing. Guns R Us?

Prolonged Aid to Unemployed Is Running Out

How fact-free claims about Obama's citizenship gained mainstream currency

The Right-Wing Op-Ed Insurgency

'Twas 147 Shopping Days Before Christmas ...

UK in Afghanistan for decades, says our man in Washington

The GOP's Double-Barreled Attack: Combines the 'Birther' and 'Health Scare' Tactics

Tulsa World: Facts, schmacts ..'Birthers' won't give up their silly quest against Obama

Why Liberals Need to Give Michelle Malkin Unemployment Benefits

3 Americans arrested and detained in Iran

Life vs. Death

House bill quashes military privatization

Hopefully some sanity around our mission in Afghanistan

Data shows overseas shift for U.S. IT jobs

BlueOregon: I am a daughter of torture

In Pictures: First lady Michelle Obama speaks at Norfolk Naval Station

Living alone in 32-storey tower 'like a scary movie'

Honduras coup is more bloody than bloodless

How the Bank Lobby Beat Credit Card Reform

" Warfare Over Health Care"......we're being taken for a ride

Guest Post: Recent Lehman MD Reviews "A Colossal Failure of Common Sense"

Police Abuse: Texas police and DA accused of highway robberies!

Fake Al Qaeda Actors EXPOSED! Adam Gadahn & Yousef al-Khattab

Panetta: Time To Move On

In Pictures: Iran protesters in Tehran July 30 - Aug 1, 2009

We are being played; let's make a resolution: IGNORE SARAH PALIN

Shannyn Moore says Palin's divorce off limits

"I'll Die Before the Endgame," says Terry Pratchett (re: assisted suicides in the UK)

Free School for Soldiers

Your choice city for the 2012 Democratic Convention?

Some say that so called "conservative" Republicans are good people

When Your Health Comes Between The Insurance Industry And Its Profits : (

I think some people just have a hard time accepting, that President Obama

If you could require all presidents to read one book, which would you choose?

"Memo: ‘Yell,’ ‘Stand Up And Shout Out,’ ‘Rattle Him’ "

John McCain may not vote for Sotomayor: "on the fence"

2 Obama officials: No guarantee taxes won't go up--for the middle class

Konrad Ng will become the scholar-in-residence

NYT: White House Signals Health Bill May Advance Without Bipartisan Deal

NYT: Obama, Dems are laying the groundwork for an August offensive against the insurance industry

The Crafting of President Obama's Cairo Speech (Warning: have tissues nearby)

I almost fell out of my chair yesterday

David Gregory logic on the current state of the economy.

Likelihood of a primary challenge to President Obama in 2012

Lou Dobbs a ‘publicity nightmare’ for CNN.

When will the MSM release the 2008 Exit Poll Report? (TIA) - x

Healthcare cartoon

FReepers now talking openly about overthrowing Obama - or worse.

To Caption or Not to Caption

WaPo: Obama Scaling Back Healthcare Reform promises?

Multipayer Universal Healthcare: Why It Works

Ford to post first US sales rise in 2 years ( Thanks to cash for clunkers)

Nelson undecided on Sotomayor

Rep. Kind (D-Wis) "The public option is just a sliver compared to Medicare and private health plans"

VOTE in CNN's poll: Obama's second 100 Days

Pentagon Eyes Accelerated "Bunker Buster" Bomb

What does this whole "Obama needs to *slow down*" meme mean exactly?


President Obama storms back!

Malkin is embarassing herself on This Week. I wasn't going to watch

The Opposition will be be showing up at COngressional Town Halls, If we don't....We suck

Jonathan Alter: "I like the status quo on health care in the United States." (sarcasm)

I hope the beer summit doesn't lead to any problem drinking in the whitehouse. I believe if you

Second 100 days

Please show my DU "Kenyan birth certificate" poll some love ...

Curbing Runaway Health Inflation - Times Editorial - Warning: substance!

CNN and Facebook are polling users over Obama's performance


Officials see US economic growth in 2nd half

White straight folks in todays news.

A robust Public Option would take off like the Cash for Clunkers program and.....

TYT Interviews: Cenk Debates Conservative On Healthcare!

The "Big Coal" Mountaintop Removal Lobby Vs Local Residents' Wishes for a Wind Farm (Must See)

China energy efficiency 'improves in first half'

Warming Relations—U.S. and China are making noteworthy progress on climate change.

Newsweek: He Protests Too Much—India is already going green.

India wants climate change pact at Copenhagen (but no "binding carbon emission cuts")

Mitsubishi to build range-extended hybrid (similar technology to Chevrolet Volt)

How Many D’s in Obama’s Energy Pledge?

Cash for clunkers stats...

Movie on Dolphin Slaughter in Japan - "The Cove" opening at local theatres

Nissan Leaf - the first affordable electric car on the market?

Southern N.M. plant to convert dairy-farm waste into biogas

DOE Makes $30B Available to Jumpstart Renewable Energy,' Smart Grid' Projects

(Automobile) Manufacturers' electric dreams likely to stumble on forecaster's reality

Yucca Mountain killed by Senate

Scientists claim planet is heading for 'irreversible' climate change by 2040

With Brady, Patriots’ Kraft sees no room for Vick

Red Sox fire two security staffers after steroid investigation

Cabrera Hits for Cycle to Help Yanks

Top 10 women sportscasters

Gloat-free Baseball Scores (Suturday, August 1)

Around the Horn college football predictions: the SEC.

Cowboys fans: Training Camp report from BTB

Singletary's tough 49er camp

Postcard from camp: Seattle Seahawks

Report: Arroyo says he may have tested positive in 2003

Gloat-free Baseball Scores (Sunday, August 2)

Don't look now, but the Rockies play the Giants 7 times this month

WTF?? The Red Sox lead the O's by a touchdown half way through

The JR Chess Report (August 2): Vachier wins Biel; Anand falls in Mainz; Shaba ties for 1st in PanAm

I've been watching a meeting of NED on BookTV about Africa

Bolivia's President Morales Promises Houses For Newlyweds

Obama says things about Honduras

Welcome home, Capt. Speicher.

Obama’s diplomatic offensive in the Middle East

Arabs claim land reform is racist

Breaking Israel's spell

Israel Evicts Palestinians From Homes

Israel asks Spain to stop funding group that reported IDF 'crimes' in Gaza


Gunfree Englewood (Chicago) : 2 shot, one dead at Englewood block party

Israel Evicts Palestinian Families

Today in Labor History Aug 2, 60 striking miners were wounded by police in Scranton, Pennsylvania

Workers United Wins Landmark National Labor Relations Board Decision

Bloomberg News: Rules to protect workers in China widely skirted

Testimony: FBI agents targeted during Hoffa trial

Union Sportsmen: Dedicated Funding Needed to Safeguard Fish and Wildlife

Study: More unions mean more money

A Toothier WARN Act for Workers?

Jewish Daily Forward: Orthodox, and Sticking With the Union

dragonfly on a stick

Experts find new targets to stop breast cancer

Bernadine Healy on CNN as Health Expert

Update on Health Care Legislation, Blue Dog Punks, Weiner everyone is in love with him

Re Osteoporosis "prunes aka dried plums have the capacity to reverse bone loss"

Anecdote: Overheard two Republicans at lunch

Rep. Kind (D-Wis) "The public option is just a sliver compared to Medicare and private health plans"

Heads up. Info about colonoscopy exam.

Single Payer is the Strongest "Public Option"

Petition Against Obama's Healthcare Plan

IMF Report Should Scare Us

Failed bank comparison 2006/2009 ( green shoots, eh?)

The Federal Reserve

Dr. Housing Bubble 08/02/09

3 more Bank of America board members resign (AP)

Fed Won’t Raise Rate Till 2011, Pimco’s McCulley Says

Mammals family tree predates the dinosaurs

King Salmon Vanishing in Alaska, Smokehouses Empty

Dutch soldiers allowed to join gay parade in uniform

Gunman attacks Israeli gay centre (BBC)

Eggs Screen Sperm for DNA Quality: Scientists

L.A. Episcopal leaders nominate 2 openly gay, lesbian priests as bishops

Fiji Bans Massive Methodist Hymn-Sing


The best rhubarb crisp recipe ever...

ants in the kitchen?

ants in the kitchen?

Out of the Kitchen, Onto the Couch -- Must Read

Texas Sen. Hutchison explains no vote on Sotomayor

Forget 9/11. History never Lies

ding, dong, Karlheinz Schreiber is gone

Anyone looking forward to TRON sequel coming out next year?