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Archives: January 23, 2010

Banks May Get Help to Escape Risk Limits

Tom Hanks on Conan now. Then conan's first guest.

Obama should trade Berneke for House passage of Senate HCR.

What did you say? Spend UP!.. Spend louder! I can't hear you!

What did you say? Spend UP!.. Spend louder! I can't hear you!

Ok, Will Ferrell and the ending of the Conan Tonight Show with 'Freebird' was Awesome.

fyi, hulu now contains Charlie Rose.

Washington Examiner Stocks Up On Washington Times Columnists

In the YeeeaarrrRRRrrr 2010

If corporate personhood is the vehicle, FREE TRADE is the fuel driving America off a cliff.

A small opening for campaign finance law given the SCOTUS ruling: make it strict-scrutiny compliant.

9/11 waterfall design unveiled

9/11 waterfall design unveiled

"Did anything trigger your decision to leave?"

Dan Glickman to Step Down as Chairman, CEO of MPAA.

Canadians ARE at Jaqmel and Leogane

Indigo Before The Lock

OK: With the Homeland Security, the "anti terrorist" laws, the Corporate personhood

General Welfare

If corporations are now people, can they be given the death sentence if they kill someone?

HEY LADIES!!.... the first legal male prostitute in Nevada (PIC)

A touch of love in Haiti:

A touch of love in Haiti:

Is there a list of progressive or conservative companies

Why so secretive about copyright law treaty?

The Saudi-Beck Alliance (from Daily Kos)

Hawaii: Civil unions now closer to reality after 18-7 vote

Taxpayers will be able to write off charitable donations to Haiti relief efforts on 2009 taxes..

Thom Hartmann said it best: The Anti-Dred Scott Decision

Thom Hartmann said it best: The Anti-Dred Scott Decision

Today's Non-Sequitur

"Don't worry, there is nothing to fear..."

RW Oathkeepers: Rapist Dyer was never a member of our group, oh, but he was set up by the government

RW Oathkeepers: Rapist Dyer was never a member of our group, oh, but he was set up by the government

Time-lapse Footage of Flight 1549 Exhumed from the Hudson

24 States’ Laws Open to Attack After Campaign Finance Ruling

If you put money and power over people, then my tent is too small for you

Another gem from Grayson:

New poll finds voter anger drove results of Mass. election

New poll finds voter anger drove results of Mass. election

Mass. Health Model, Not Obama's, Pleases Voters

Sometimes I see something horrible on the internet and I just have to share it

DC school's Chancellor Rhee tells group that some laid off teachers had sex with students

Et Tu, Fox News Channel?

Jay Leno will headline the White House Correspondents Dinner

now that corporations are people, when they merge, must one be male and the other female?

Venezuela oil 'may double Saudi Arabia'

This week in review

Van Hollen: Senate Bill’s Brand May Be Irrevocably Tarnished, So We May Go Reconciliation Instead

DU'ers who listen to Beck and Fox: Have they mentioned the SC Decision on Corporate Election Finance

Self delete. I was wrong

Faux News and math. If this were true, it would be a hell of a ride.

In a freeper post about the Hope for Haiti benefit...

Obstacles to Recovery in Haiti May Prove Daunting Beyond Other Disasters

The Corporation......according to "The Corporation"

Companies Flashing Financial Danger Signs

Now that you have no limits my campaign needs more help, if you need "my" help that is..

self-delete. I'm wrong.

self-delete. I'm wrong.

Spending by groups on Brown and Coakley-guess who already has more money

Where ever

Dodd: "Throttle it back" Angry Clown: "Throttle Your Ass, you out of touch motherfucker"

Dodd: "Throttle it back" Angry Clown: "Throttle Your Ass, you out of touch motherfucker"

"With Liberty And Justice For Sale"

"He convinced him that the animal was a Jewish human turned into a monkey by the hand of God"

"He convinced him that the animal was a Jewish human turned into a monkey by the hand of God"

What's next, post-Air America?

A 360 degree view of Haiti, courtesy CNN

Best Quote Re Tweety of the week....

Danziger Toon "The Sprit of 2010"

Danziger Toon "The Sprit of 2010"

Free bumper stickers: "Corporations are NOT The People" or

Why democrats are letting us down

How to argue Freepers that Supreme Court Ruling WRONG

Post Legal Ways to Deal with the Supreme Court Decision Fiasco

Nuther hypothetical:SCOTUS Chief candidate under oath espouses value of precedent

Brown for President!!!!!!!

Dear Mr. Leno,

Separation of Corporation and State

How are corporate donations different from bribery?

the repug forces are gathering to take away American values

What did the Founding Fathers really think about corporations and their rights?

The dawning of the age of "Rollerball"

Let Hugo Chavez and King Abdullah Buy U.S. Elections?

India, China won't sign Copenhagen Accord

Can term limits be placed on the Supreme Court?

If Money is Free Speech, those with more have more rights

Biden: U.S. to appeal dismissal of Blackwater charges

U.K. Races to Bottom of Economies for Investors in Global Poll

Corporations have more rights in politics than people who "have paid their debt to society." ????

Without the 60, we might as well ditch Joementum and make HIM come to kiss OUR ass!1

Kennedy takes on the coal baron in mountain duel

Hugo Chavez: US 'Tectonic Weapon' Caused Haiti Quake (with 00:41 VIDEO)

question regarding corporate money in politics

Corporate and Union Activity in Federal elections-just so you know

How can a Corporation be a person?

An immediate bill to repeal Free Trade- NAFTA, CAFTA, GATT.. could save the Dem party.

Princeton Surge Beats Harvard as Applications Soar (Update2)

Should all Dems refuse to appear on FOX News? nt

Obama Vows To Wipe Out Llamas

Tom Delay's Lawyer is having a field day

Right-wing Saudi dynasty endorses right-wing Fox News dynasty.

Has anyone read John Grisham's "The Appeal"?

Juan Cole: Is the Supreme Court Decision so Important in a Web 2.0 World?

Are Your Ears Broken?

Why all the moaning about the campaign finance ruling?

Because I feel like it...

I think I am getting old and sentimental....

Who do you think is going to be the most despised man or woman of the first decade of the 21st Cent?

Massachusetts vote seen as Armenian punishment for Obama

Got a fund-raising call from the DNC today.

State Unemployment Data Darkens Jobs Picture: Many states saw significant job losses.

Tech groups back internet freedom call for US companies

You'll enjoy this story from November about Justice Kennedy, the great friend of "free speech"!

In case you missed it. The dog rescue from the river. Humans at their best.

The activist SCOTUS: First corporate political donations. Next, abortion rights?

I voted early today! (IL)

"There is no America." "There is no Democracy"

Free the Corporations now!

The Suspicious Death of the Last Wild Jaguar in the U.S.

President Obama Making It Easier for Americans to Support Haiti

Create a Non-Military Draft: William L. Hauser and Jerome Slater

We have arrived. Next stop, hell.

From the standpoint of his own stated goals,

Corporations are immortal beings that exist among us that now have the same legal rights as humans.

My latest Brown Theory: Commuters listen to more RW talk radio.

"Ask The Dolans"

O'Brien exits 'Tonight Show' with jokes and grace

Two shot dead in Santa Cruz living room

Dem senators urge expansion of policy to bring Haitian orphans

Yes, we can!

Most U.S. Union Members Are Working for the Government, New Data Shows

Powerful Video Response to SCOTUS Inc

How about this for a Corporation?

These investigative news reports into the sex life of a former US Senator like Edwards?

No mandate without first revoking the health insurance industry's anti-trust exemption.

No mandate without public option

The Supreme Court's recent reckless decision is as much about economic disaster as Free Speech

Haiti, report from a doctor at the main hospital

A rant about the Haiti relief operations....

The SCOTUS decision doesn't change much in terms of advertising money...

Pope: Internet, an instrument for the proclamation of Christ

***BREAKING*** Biden: US to Appeal Dismissal of Blackwater Case

The Public Health Cigarette Smoking Act of 1970

SOTU Decorum.

The Congress has a couple of options to counter Court decision.

Liberalism doesn't pay

Public Agrees With Court: Campaign Money is "Free Speech" ~ Gallup

Obama Calls Team From 2008 for Races in Fall

Do beer/liquor companies do a lot of anti-drug funding?

Saw part of the Clinton-Bush Haiti Ad

"Banks May Get Help to Escape Risk Limits"

If Larry Flynt Publications wants to run political advocacy broadcast advertising

Does the Supreme Court have to follow the laws of the land?

What can be done about this USSC decision?

Elevate the rights of dolphins. Corporations? Not so much.

KOs - Obama vows "forceful, bipartisan response" to campaign finance decision

Heard Obama on TV - I'm glad that he won't stop fighting for us!

Homeless Veteran Who Saved 5 in Fire Laid to Rest

What really pisses me off is how the media ignores lies perpetrated by warming deniers

The difference between Democrats and Republicans is made clear in SC Lt. Gov. statement:

Trooper misses body during crash investigation; decedent's girlfriend discovers body in ditch

Anti-War-- Still My Priority

With Corporate "Persons" Drowning Democracy In The Bathtub, Let's Thank Our Brave Broadcasters

We are where we are because our fastidious Dems found impeachment just too damn messy

About the SC decision . . .

Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission

MT Group Demands Local Leaders Boot Feds, Form Militia, Protect Guns

The ruling does not give corporations a special class of rights

Conservative blowbag JD Hayworth gives up radio show; blames McCain

Two suspected drunk drivers collide

'Shelterbox' USA - A new way to approach disasters quickly

'Shelterbox' USA - A new way to approach disasters quickly

I think going forward we need a piece meal approach to reforming health care

BBC: "Export ban for useless bomb detector" - huckster arrested, charged with fraud

US Marines' Iraq command ends; Biden in Baghdad

Plouffe via WaPo: "Pass a meaningful health insurance reform package" and "No bed-wetting"

Truth over delusion: Hugo Chavez did not accuse the U.S. of causing the Haitian earthquake

A person can no longer count on death and taxes, if they are a CORP. that is.

Suit over 2 junker cars has cost city $71,320

Obama's tough talk: Replacing Potemkin reform with “new, improved Potemkin reform”

Zuckerman chimes in; How did this happen?

Public Agrees With Court: Campaign Money Is "Free Speech"

Nat'l Physicians Group: Obama Should Push For Medicare for All:

My prediction: Obama and Congress's "forceful, bipartisan response" will screw unions

My prediction: Obama and Congress's "forceful, bipartisan response" will screw unions

Jesus rifle update

Crowley Maritime begins operations in Port-Au-Prince,

SC Lt. Gov. compares people getting gov’t help to ‘stray animals

What happens when you attach a Jesus Sight to a Non-Jesus Rifle?

Obsidian Hearts

Right-Wing Flame War!

How they swoop down and take over a bank, & more!

Canadians take to the streets to protest Emperor Stephen Harper

Paid speech is not the same as free speech

We need an American version of THIS:

Venezuela holds the largest oil reserves outside the Middle East

So, what's the penalty for not following the President's executive order?

"I'm asking you to raise my taxes,"

Obsidian Hearts

Facebook Snatches User’s Vanity URL And Sells It To Harman International

I propose an APRP.

I propose an APRP.

Accused Tiller killer took target practice, prosecution says

Presidential Promise Kept: US Marines ending role in Iraq today

We need to assign a body part to conservatives

Whistleblower: Foreign Office officials thought war 'illegal' (Iraq)

So, are we looking forward to the next abortion rights case to be decided by SCOTUS?

Is it possible many Corporations would shy away from donating money to trash a candidate

Corporations are better people than you.

Mapping inequality

Tim Tebow, expert on women's reproductive issues

Corporate Personhood for Dummies

Does the Tea Party side with the Republicans on the Supreme Court Ruling for Corporations?

Storms are over foir now in Califas

Would you abort these unborn babies?

Those with health insurance through your job - what percentage of your paycheck is deducted?

The Link Between House Fires and "Hard Times"

How is this for logic?

Would someone with wikipedia editing capactiy ...

A framing suggestion

For Gawd so loved the world that he gave us a starlite scope and a .223 caliber rifle.

What a difference a week makes.

ICRC in action... in Port Au Prince

For Sale- The US Government

Dean Pierson, Dairy Farmer, Kills 51 Cows Then Commits Suicide

Andy Dick arrested for alleged sex abuse

All we have to do to get the Republicans / Tea Party riled up about SC ruling is

This was supposed to be our time...

Man out of the rubble after officially the search was called off

Greenwald challenges claim that yesterday's Supreme Court decision gives GOP huge $$$ advantage

Iraq littered with high levels of nuclear and dioxin contamination, study finds

some pending bills WA legislature

City without a bookstore

An interesting chart to show to Bush/Repub apologist

My sister posts on a forum that has Republicans and Libertarians on it.

This may be a really stupid question,

So I was watching Places in the Heart and the good old KKK shows up...

Are you going to watch the 'State Of The Union' address?

High School Civics Class and Constitutional Amendment

Sunday TV News Shows

Raw Story: Watchdog groups warn: ‘Corporate globalization’ of US elections is upon us

"My opponent is a wage busting, job outsourcing, Pro-Nafta Free Trader, loyal to corporations".

Intell Czar Dennis Blair Testifies Christmas Bomber Should Have Been Questioned by Non-Existent unit

Canadians to protest Stephen Bonaparte Harper's Imperial Ambitions Today

CNN just said Obama's ratings "plummeted" this week, that is not true 1:20pm PST

Electromagnetic Pulse Gun Stops Cars Cold

goldman Sachs Had Bomb-Sniffing Dogs, Police Barricades Before Its Earnings Announcement

Gates watched "Seven Days in May" flying back from Pakistan

Obama calls team from 2008 for fall races

A short history of working in America since Reagan

Iraq war was illegal, top lawyer will tell Chilcot inquiry

Time to talk about Russ baker's "Family of Secrets" again

I want to hear from the Corporations! But ...

So if they're people can they get arrested?

Physician's Group: Obama Should Seize Moment to Push for Medicare for All

Nigeria, 300+ dead, wtf is going on there?

Jay Leno - WHCD May 1, 2010

Alistair Darling warns Barack Obama over banking reforms

Alistair Darling warns Barack Obama over banking reforms

When the Media Is the Disaster

Freeper "ButThreeLeftsDo" worries that Pelosi is "targeting" Bachmann. NO, dumbfuck...we ALL are.

So, say Scalia retires...

Glenn Beck: Scott Brown is "creepy"

Andy Dick Arrested for Two Felony Counts Of Sexual Abuse

Prince George's County event sparks rumors of Wayne Curry running for (MD) governor

I am glad we lost a Senate seat

CNBC: Bernanke has votes for confirmation

Guns and Gauze - or blaming the military.


If corporations were actual people.

Krugman: "Jobs Not Created"

Let's have a sing-along!

Al-Qaeda has trained female suicide bombers to attack West, US officials warn

The Pen: A Supreme Act of Judicial Treason . . ., & What We Can & Must Do

The simplest way to neutralize the SCOTUS ruling:

Designer handbag makes political waves

Dolphins: The Second-Smartest Animals?

NyTimes' Bob Herbert: They Still Don’t Get It

Bob Herbert: "The door is being slammed on the American dream & THEY STILL DON"T GET IT"

MUST SEE: Eric Alterman and Melissa Harris-Lacewell on Obama's First Year - Bill Moyers NOW

Official death toll in Haiti now 110,000

It's earned benefits, not "entitlements". It's investment in America, not "deficit spending".

It's earned benefits, not "entitlements". It's investment in America, not "deficit spending".

Student: ‘Beating So Bad Thought I Was Going To Die’

In the SCOTUS, "5-4" is becoming the new law of the land

Internet Virus Alert - "Spyfader" has been retooled

How We Can Revoke Corporate Personhood (a DU must Read)

Women face weight discrimination at the doctor's office, too

Does anyone here know what kind of political activity CITGO officials engage in????

My comments sent in response to an "Organizing for America" request for support:

The coming century will be The Rise of Corporations and the Downfall of Nations

Santa Clarita councilman calls himself 'proud racist'

I'm not so sure......

Hope for Haiti soundtrack now available on iTunes

It really is hell to think that something is wrong w/ you, but you can't go to a doctor to check

AIG Bailout Secrets Exposed!

“60 Votes” — It Was Always Bullshit

Falafel Boy sees Air America demise as "proof" of right-leaning US, overlooks Moonie Times dirt nap

While budget cuts shred public education, Obama pushes for more charter schools.

SC Lt. Governor has compared giving people government assistance to "feeding stray animals"

Robert Reich: given SCOTUS ruling, "we need the "Shareholder Protection Act""

Venezuela steps up aid effort to Haiti, questions US military deployment

Freepers show their support for the Haiti telethon

Why isn't the 'liberal' media calling what is going on in Oregon a "revolution"?

Are there any issues where you have no position?

A Very Simple Idea To Fight the Supreme Court Decision

Corporations are often FOREIGN. Owned by FOREIGNERS and/or run by FOREIGNERS!!!!

Possibly the most evil press release ever written

My neighbor just rammed home to me what is wrong with America.

Cap'ns of Industry -- My sister drew this cartoon, too!

Is it time to start taxing churches and other religious organizations?

Is it time to start taxing churches and other religious organizations?

******The Official Corporations Are Now Peeeeeeeple Thread******

This side has not yet learned something that the repukes have perfected.

Toronto Star: Across Canada, protests urge reopening Parliament

Canadian church loses tax-exempt status over "political" views of gays, divorce, abortion

Canadian church loses tax-exempt status over "political" views of gays, divorce, abortion

J.D. Hayworth (slime-AZ) will challenge McCain in the repuke primary

Share your experience...

70-year gag on (Dr. David) Kelly death evidence

If I was a billionaire, couldn't I just go to the county

China Tells U.S. To Drop Dead Over Internet Criticism

China Tells U.S. To Drop Dead Over Internet Criticism

It's time to CRUSH these giant corporations before it's too late - and here's how to do it

Checkpoint-arrest case ruled homicide (this is ugly)

Checkpoint-arrest case ruled homicide (this is ugly)

Airport TSA worker pranks traveler. Loses job

My job requires I spend too much time with RW'ers (default). What or how do you define these people,

Tweety Gets Skewered in Essay

Stephen Colbert's The Word: LOSE

Am I mistaken, or is this generation of american conservatives


Security “Red Zones” in Haiti Preventing Large Aid Groups from Effectively Distributing Aid

This message is intended for lurking freeper types.

Wyoming (as in Matt Shepard) Schools prohibit anti-hate banners over gay sponsorship

Did You Listen to Air America

"Pass it now, we'll fix it later" - Pres. Clinton on NAFTA 1993.

A Death in the Congressman's Office (Joe Scarborough)

Corporate personhood should not be a novel concept in a liberal forum

Weiner On Health Care's Demise: We Lacked Leadership From Obama

With Air America gone do you still get progressive radio?

A story on NBC News tonight about a U.S. couple adopting some Haitian children really bothered me.

Giant Times Square billboard broadcasts Obama advisor's affair

Giant Times Square billboard broadcasts Obama advisor's affair

Jean Simmons Has Died....

I think this is inexpressibly sad:

How Stupid Do You Have to Be to Think that Bribery and Speech Are the Same Thing?

If you were to leave the U.S., which country would you go to and why

What I read in the Washington Monthly 6 yrs ago was that the DEMS behind the Health Care bill said..

Plouffe: PARENTS won't have to worry CHILDREN will be denied because of PREEXISTING CONDITIONS

Sign the petition to Congress against Corporate Voting

Obama's Argument Leads to Impeachment of Supreme Court Justices

I just saw a damn ad for young women joining the military

Add Keith Olbermann, Jon Stewart, and some ribbing of each other...

This may be a dupe but...the baseball player that's quitting to become a priest...

Orquesta de La Luz - Descarga de La Luz

Orquesta de La Luz - I Am A Piano

Orquesta De La Luz - Soy Esa Mujer

Dub Syndicate - Stoned Immaculate

Dub Syndicate - Secret Laboratory

My balls itch!!

Dr Pablo & The Dub Syndicate - Dr. Who?


Veronica - No One But You

Be Still My Beating Heart

Indigo Before The Lock

Just finished reading (30 minutes ago):

Hay godammit!

first kiss ~~ by Aa.

The Earth Dies Screaming


Food For Thought



How often do you take a bath?

Lambs Bread

Don't Let It Pass You By

One In Ten

Don't Slow Down

Silent Witness (One of my faves)

Burden Of Shame

Signing Off

Summer Cabin Kitchen.

I have way too much fun setting up the dogs.

Animal cruelty?

Ayla Brown voted for John Kerry

Ok. That was a weird dream.

I think I'm going to get some tattoos

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 1/23/10

"In fact, he shot himself." "Badly, sir?" "No, extremely well".

Madam Medusa

USS Parche - periscope wake sighted on GD

A Riff on shoes

Damn it! The EMH Mark II is malfunctioning again!

Privatization of the Police Force--Fry and Laurie

Dirty Love

Happy Halloween, Everybody

Happy Halloween, Everybody

What should I do for my 25,000th post?

Hmm, I passed 6000 without even knowing it .

Laundry Detergent

Will Someone Please help me with my avatar?

Neil YOUNG and Will FERRELL YouTubes on the Conan farewell show - SMASHING!1

Ya know, Wolfmother really does 80's Style Metal well...

My personals ad on craigslist

Heard on NPR: Cat massage video form the 1990s

Great idea for a new bumpersticker: "Teabaggers Take It On The Chin."

4 flavors of Beck--Nobody's Fault But My Own

Chocolate museum in China

Here is why I don't get the "rec/unrec" feature

Showtime, for MrScorpio!

Ah , I found "Fearless" on Youtube .... Jeff Bridges is wonderful

If You Like Bluegrass Music, Ladies and Gentlemen, The Ebony Hillbillies

Do you think that if Haiti was populated by White, Fundamentalist Christian rich CEO's the GOP care?

Favorite cinematic adaptation of Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men?

So I take it when an electric widget starts smoking, it's time to pack it in

Obsidian Hearts

They are rebooting Spiderman in 2012

My boyfriend wants to quit his job.

"Paul McCartney" does alternate version of Blackbird - Funny

"Spanish lady comes to me, she lays on me this rose...It rainbow spirals round and round...

Conan's greatest!

Okay, say what you will about Justin Timberlake, his version of "Hallelujah" on that

Jimmy Carter and I have a long-time porcine link (pardon pun).

"Ride the snake... to the lake... the ancient lake... the snake he's long... seven miles..."

If movie posters told the truth...

I like tetris, but ... whoa.

For whom else is it 4:20 right now?

The classics

Why the hate of wheat in beer?

"Tater Salad" is coming to Sheboygan!

Go JETS!!!

Zero 7 - Somersault

The Jesus And Mary Chain - Sometimes Always

Johnny Cash - Hurt (Drum'n Bass Remix)

Screenshot of my latest minimal Firefox configuration

Screenshot of my latest minimal Firefox configuration

Walking on space

Prefuse 73 : The End of Biters

Mos Def - Auditorium [live in Osaka, Japan]

Blackstar - Definition

Versis-Spittin' In The Wind remix (prod. by fLako)

The Pharcyde - Runnin' (Phillipians RMX)

The Clash ~ One More Time

Cowboy Bebop - Space Lion (4 Hero remix)

Rich Medina - Happiness

4 hero - hold it down(kaidi tatham remix)

Clara Hill - Restless Times

Roni Size/Reprazent - Heroes

Georg Levin - I Got Somebody New

Moloko - Blink

Cybotron - Clear

Tonight on showing Netflix will be Torchwood season 1.

Conan highlight video

* A Happy Moment*

**** Happy Birthday Omaha Steve!! ****

I have a technical question

Is it possible that a human body can jam an FM radio station's signal?

David Hasselhoff reality show?

CMW or Heidi or any other fans of typewriters. Help please.

Mountain snow this morning.

Canned Beer Turns 75

I would not want this picture on the internet if it was me...

Mazzy Star - Fade Into You

Concrete Blonde - Mexican Moon

A wiley and excellent boy cat's work is never done,

The Kentucky Wildcats won again today...

I got my labs back today

Cats! The internet is made of cats!

Muppet popularity contest

an Los Angeles DUers- the Democratic Convention is coming 4/15!

Serious question here for people of a certain age.

Happy Belated Birthday to Jean Stapleton

If Hillary were President.....

Nope not going back to 1994 or dystopian 1984.

I see Republicans energized and pulling out all the PR stops.

A funny thing happened when I donated to Organization for America just now......

Has anyone found one editorial praising the Supreme Court's Campaign

The Senate, not to mention the filibuster makes half our nation's voters less equal than the others

Stern Advice

Bed sharing 'drains men's brains!'

Ed Schultz's Sources: Dems Will Away From Pres. Obama In 2010

On HCR, better to do nothing than pass the Senate Bill:

Obama Assails Supreme Court Ruling On Political Advertising

Greatest guitar solo by a musician who WAS NOT the band's frontman/woman

Mr. President, Fight!

American Express Co. and Capital One... fell the most in more than eight month (CARD Act )

*A pic thread*

Hole in the Bucket! (SPEARHEAD!)

Biden Says U.S. to Appeal Blackwater Case Dismissal

J.D. Hayworth says he'll run against John McCain

Obama Brings Back Plouffe for Fall Elections

Obamanomics: Year One and Beyond

Primal Scream - Kowalski

The "nuclear option" is ethically questionable and we should stay far away from it.

Plouffe is right: Republicans will campaign as if HCR passed, even if it doesn't

What if there was a government website listing all doctors with pricing info and official complaints

Dems Can Pass A Progressive HealthCare Reform Bill With The Nuclear Option

Mr. President did you forget.......its your turn to ..........

Obama to Appeal Dismissal of Blackwater Case

Obama's Showdown With Wall Street

In SOTU Should Obama Come Out Against Corporatism

Ok DU'ers who made this quote:The Republicans love the FETUS but hate the BABIES

First Mistake: Tax Cut Compromises with Republicans in the Stimulus Package

On Labor and Capital (Abraham Lincoln):

Calling "The Rock Obama"!

Movies That You Would Give A Different Name....

I hear Dem's running for re-election in the midterm are thinking of running away from Obama

Obama is a huge disapointment

Mort Zuckerman is a sleaze

Does it look like HCR is stopped? The media keeps talking about things

Durbin will vote for Bernanke

Poll of Mass voters and non-voters

OMG! I just boinked Claudia Black in a video game (Dragon Age Origins warning)

What if there was a government website listing all patients

Post here if your hygiene habits leave something to be desired if ya know what I'm sayin'.

Did Bill Maher really say Obama is "worse than Cheney"?

Huey Long was the reason FDR enacted several policies

Please Obama Channel some FDR on Wednesday

Obama is calling back his campaign team to take over the 2010 midterms.

Nate Silver: Senate Bill with "reconciliation sidecar" is the winning strategy.

Obama's State of the Union agenda: Yes, I get it

It's the framing, stupid.

Obama Calls Team From 2008 for Races in Fall (NYT)

After SCOTUS Decision, What AMERICA Needs NOW IS....

When someone gets as spastic as Mort Zuckerman was today on MSNBC

Rate the Obama Administration's first year...

Who will heckle the President during the State of the Union address next week?

Obama asked his former campaign manager, David Plouffe, to oversee House, Senate and Governor

Obama and the Long View

Private Insurance is NOT a mechanism to promote social justice.

David Plouffe: November will be nothing like the nightmare that talking heads have forecast

CNN: The First Year Progress Report

Here's an idea.

Obama scrambles to revive economic optimism

Frank Rich: Obama needs to stop "deluding himself" and "fight."

Thank God, Nancy & Harry appear to be coming to their senses: "Reid, Pelosi work to save reform"

US Marines end role in Iraq :):):)

Would you like him to send you a fucking PUPPY? Newsweek bemoans Obama's "cold cool"

Prediction: It will be Barack Obama vs. Mitch Daniels in 2012

Have you read this letter?

Have you seen the movie 'Avatar' yet, and is it good as they say?

PPP poll: Obama leads Romney, Palin

Bob Herbert: The Democrats (and Republicans, of course) still don't get it

I've lost 15 pounds on my low carb diet. In three weeks. That is pretty healthy. Ask me anything.

It's just that my bullshit meter doesn't go off as often with Obama.

I'm no Nance Greggs... but here's a scheming daemons "righteous rant"

They should announce they will throw out any congressmen

White House Is Confident Bernanke Will Be Confirmed

For President Obama this will be a week.....

Krugman: The Bernanke Conundrum

Progressive Caucus Whip Diane Watson Will “Hold Her Nose” and Vote for Senate Bill

SC Lt. Gov. compares government assistance to "feeding stray animals."

Evan Bayh: Using reconciliation = "ramming it through"

Obama Blasts Supreme Court Campaign Finance Ruling

Krugman: Very good news on health reform

47 Health Policy Experts (Including Me) Say, “Sign the Senate Bill”

How to Squander the Presidency in One Year

Hayworth Will Challenge McCain

OK - so Polanski deserves jail time. How long?

Today's Gallup poll is brutal!

DOD Announces Casualties 19 to 23-Jan-10

The GOP sells Big Ideas. We sell Small Technocratic Tweaks

Obama To Admit Congress Has 'Run Into A Bit Of A Buzz Saw' On Health Care

Paul Harvey in cahoots with J. Edgar Hoover?

US firm to remove Biblical references on gunsights

Weiner On Health Care's Demise: We Lacked Leadership From Obama

World Digest: Britain raises its terror threat level to 'severe'

Van Hollen: Senate Bill’s Brand May Be Irrevocably Tarnished, So We May Go Reconciliation Instead

Facebook Snatches User’s Vanity URL And Sells It To Harman International

Gates Sees Fallout From Troubled Ties With Pakistan

Tech groups back internet freedom call for US companies

Climate panel admits glacier gaffe

Blankenship, Kennedy debate coal, climate change

Australia Asked to Take Guantanamo Prisoners, Herald Reports

Government releases reams of free data

Santa Clarita councilman calls himself 'proud racist'

British firms banned from exporting faulty bomb detectors to Iraq and Afghanistan

The Government expects 150,000 dead by the end of the week

Wall Street's $26m lobbyists gear up to fight Obama banks reform

Haiti rescuers race to rescue 'trapped survivor' (update he's rescued!)

A 24-year-old man has been rescued alive from the rubble of a ruined hotel in Haiti's capital Port-a

D.C., Md. unemployment rates hit new highs, Va. also up

In Haiti, 21-year-old man and elderly woman (84) pulled from rubble 10 days after earthquake

Hawaii Senate passes civil-unions bill, 18-7

Biden vows the US will appeal in Iraq Blackwater case

Homeless veteran who saved 5 in fire laid to rest

Obama lashes out at campaign finance ruling

United flight diverted to DIA

International rights body criticizes US Supreme Court ruling on election spending

Haiti telethon raises $57 million, so far

Brazil extradites Uruguay officer in 'Condor' case

(Haiti's)Government declares search and rescue phase over

Justice Stevens Bemoans Changed Court ("Corporate power at the cost of the individual")

Vessels collide in Port Arthur, evacuations ordered

Venezuela oil 'may double Saudi Arabia'

Bauer: Needy 'owe something back' for aid

24 States’ Laws Open to Attack After Campaign Finance Ruling

70-year gag on Kelly death evidence

Obama Calls Team From 2008 for Races in Fall

Rahm up to his shit again anyone read this

Iraq war was illegal, top lawyer will tell Chilcot inquiry

Survivors Flee Haiti Capital; Buried Still Saved.

My Trip to GTMO (Josh Rogin)

Biden Visits Iraq Amid Election Row.

Court's campaign finance decision a case of shoddy scholarship (Marcus | WaPo)

On High Court's Big Issues, 5-4 Split Is the Rule.

When the Media Is the Disaster

Palast: Supreme Ct Just Handed Anyone, inc. bin Laden or the Chinese Govt., Control of Our Democracy

Intimations Of Sanity (Krugman blog)

New York Times Takes Aim at Use Cash Movement

Campaign Finance Ruling May Get Legislative Response (CQ)

Manchurian Candidates: Supreme Court allows China and others unlimited spending in US elections

Time to Reign in Out-of-Control Corporate Influences on Our Democracy

Gates Sees Fallout From Troubled Ties With Pakistan

Uganda's "Kill the Gays" Movement Organizing in Newark, NJ

GOP-linked company tracks online users’ ‘loan-worthiness’

AlterNet: Do Employers Really Need to Give Drug Tests for Pot?

SCOTUS eviscerates campaign finance regulations: What to do about it

A Preview of 2016 Election: Supreme Court Decides Anheuser-Busch v. Gore-Tex

Stocks Crash Following Scott Brown Win

Ron Reagan: Farewell, Air America, when we need it most

Independent UK: Foreign Office officials thought Iraq war 'illegal'

Rubbing Salt in Guantanamo's Wounds: Task Force Announces Indefinite Detentions

Wars Without Heroes

C.I.A. Deaths Prompt Surge in U.S. Drone Strikes

Paul Krugman For The Fed

How to Squander the Presidency in One Year

The Government We Deserve

GOP division could keep Va. seat in Democrats' hands

A Supreme Act Of Judical Treason Against The People Of The United States And What We Can And Must Do

Teddy Roosevelt Was Right: Ban ALL Corporate Contributions

Self-Help Audio Books Sent to Haiti Instead of Medical Supplies

The resurrection of Howard Dean

Well-Financed Speech Crushes Free Version (McEnroe | Hartford Courant)

A partisan Supreme Court (Rutten | LAT)

Supreme Court's blow to citizen democracy (The Day editorial)

Ruling will have chilling effect (Imperial Valley Staff)

Corporations don't need a louder voice (Seattle Times editorial)

Poll: Oregon voters likely to raise taxes on corporations, wealthy

Did the Supreme Court Just Save Newspapers? (politics daily via Fox News)

Something is Wrong With Our World

Joe Conason: The right is wrong about Haiti

Hope for Haiti - Sting -

Does Corporate Money Lead to Political Corruption?

Review of Fiasco by Thomas E. Ricks

TYT: Turk of the Week... SCOTT BROWN?!?

Cenk Interviews (D) Rep. Yarmuth - Where Will Dems Go Post MA Election?

PTV "On The Edge with Max Keiser" Finance! Markets! Scandal! The Warren Buffet, Beirut Connection

TYT: CNN Quotes Cenk To Challenge DNC Chairman Tim Kaine

the real John Roberts revealed...

Keith Olbermann Responds To Jon Stewart's Slamming

Weekly Address: As Long As I'm Your President, The Most Powerful Voice In Washington Belongs To You

The Family: Christian Mafia Rules US?

C old February Forecast

Wangari Maathai and the reforestation of Kenya, one woman's

One quarter of US grain crops fed to cars - not people, new figures show

Disorder in the houses of OPEC

Tesla gets $465 million loan from DOE

Sydney taps turn on to seawater this week

California to Subsidize Solar Water Heaters

World's Largest Wood-Pellet Factory To Be Built in GA

Secondary Market for Advanced Auto Batteries Critical to Lower EV Costs

Muscling Latin America

Comment about nuclear on RealClimate:

Entergy Lawyers Up, "Disappears" Chief Engineer from website

Coefficient of Correlation of Rates of Deforestation to the Price of Soybeans? ... 0.13

Distillers grains, a byproduct of ethanol production , exports to China ‘exploded’ last year

Jennifer Lopez Calls Sarah Palin a Crazy B*tch on George Lopez Show!!!!

It's down to 11

Sad. UConn is putting a serious thump-down on one of the light-weights from the Big-12.

Pearl outFoxed: Dawgs whip Vols 78-63!!

Rachel Alexandra beats Zenyatta for 2009 Horse of the Year

HBO's Boxing After Dark (BAD) 1-23-10

Israel pays UN for Gaza war damage

Israel’s plan to stem African immigration: Wall on Egypt’s border

Israel's double standards over Haiti

Colombian justice vs. human rights

Venezuela Central Bank Sends $3 Billion to State Fund

Venezuela’s Biggest Power Plant Sputters Amid Crisis

Mexico: Corporate Hit Men Find New Ways to Turn a Profit

Israel Poised to Challenge U.N. Report on Gaza

Review of "Venezuela Speaks! Voices of the Grass Roots"

More African immigrants finding a home in Latin America

Venezuela vs the US on aid to Haiti

Brazil extradites Uruguay officer in 'Condor' case

Attn Peace Patriot -- USGS --Venezuela Holds One of the Largest Oil Accumulations

Muscling Latin America

In case you missed it, Evo was sworn in for another five years on Friday

Herzog: Israel looking to adopt orphans from Haiti quake

Meet The Most Elite Earthquake Rescue Team In The World: Los Topos De Mexico

The origin of the slur/lie that Chavez announced that he is a Marxist.

Venezuela STARTS an English language newspaper, while newspapers here "downsize,"

Union Membership Dropped in 2009; Private Unions at All-Time Low

Union: Chrysler Delays Plan To Close Twinsburg Plant

Today in Labor History Jan 23 Ratification of the 24th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution

UPDATE: Explusion overturned of student that had hunting rifle in car off-campus

Totally apolitical - but I just got home from "Sum of Us"

Hawaiian Senate Passes Civil Unions

What's being done today to combat homophobia in the military?

All My Children's Mitchell Dead at 89

Justin Timberlake's gettin' a lot of buzz from the Haiti telethon, so maybe no one noticed

Words that are like fingernails on a chalkboard to me: "The homosexual lifestyle"

More pictures from the Opéra Comique Part 1

Raven, living dangerously

Since we're not doing signs...

Lady in broken mirror

R.I.P. Tim Hart

More Opéra Comique Part 2

Does this qualify as an outdoor still life?

sparrow exposed as world's most promiscuous bird

Public Invited To Pick Pixels on Mars

Humans Could Run 40 mph, in Theory

Rare warbler found in Afghanistan

Protozoans Against Intelligent Design

Travel to Mars in Three Hours

Humans Caused Demise of Australia's Megafauna, Evidence Shows

How they swoop down and take over a bank, & more! X-post.

Guest Post: Front Running the Fed

Populist Surge on Hill Eases the Support for Bernanke

Does the flu vaccine matter?

Bobb unveils DPS academic overhaul

Protest at Bloomberg Home

A's prospect leaving baseball for the priesthood

Christians burn 100’s of Muslims alive, hack others to death with machetes

I give Ultra-Orthodox Jews a free pass compared to other fundies...

Fresh Powder Meets Fine Dining at Cortina d’Ampezzo.

So, today is supposed to be National Pie Day

I just made a yummy for lunch.

Movie Rec: Bottle Shock

Bread bakers resource center - Can't find the flour you want locally?

Breadmaking advice needed - next step

America's Test Kitchen makes the perfect creamy French Omelet