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Archives: February 16, 2010

What's good on net/radio to hear ranting about Bayh?

Paul Ryan’s Shadow Budget – Worth Highlighting, But Ultimately, You Have To Govern - FDL

Tell the truth - are there really any surprises in the political news?

Martin Scorcese's movie CAPE FEAR, any lawyers seen that film or feel it is accurate?

Glenn Greenwald, Salon: "Explain why Guantanamo can't be closed if Lindsey Graham gets angry?"

Boy Am I Glad I Don't Have To Watch The Olympics And All Those Commercials......

You all see where Norm Coleman has got himself a new job?

So I said to the mohel, "Thanks a lot, and keep the tip."



my local nbc affliliate just gave the results of the olympics they will be showing tonight

my local nbc affliliate just gave the results of the olympics they will be showing tonight

It should be pointed out to former Vice President Cheney that everything he says about what the

Two of my least favorite states I'd care to live in are at it again

So "negative ads" are NEVER good, yet Rethugs can SMEAR all they want. NOW I got it!1

Follow up on the Central Falls teachers firing plan found in LBN -

Dick Cheney Admits to Torture Conspiracy

Toon: We Can Confirm...

Toon: We Can Confirm...

Translating Evan Bayh

Rahm’s Method of Politicizing DOJ - EmptyWheel

Olympus HELP us: Liz CHEENEE is "Something something AT WAR dot org CRAP" - see Greta Von SUSTERENER

Why Ken Starr to head Baylor?

Why Ken Starr to head Baylor?

Israel's home-grown danger

What? Troops criticizing Afghan war rules? Did they do that under Bush?

Evan Bayh, Thanks! now go lobby for your Drug handlers!

Great grief, an n/t valentine heart!

official Evan Bye (Buy, Bayh?) photo

official Evan Bye (Buy, Bayh?) photo

So BRENNAN is brilliant and Rethugs want him fired. O.K., I got it now. n/t

How fast is the world changing?

"Here are five important Democrats who are sitting this one out."

Limbaugh suggests World War II not as harmful to America as Obama

"Here are five important Democrats who are sitting this one out."

So who else is watching the 2010 NBC Commercials - with a few interruptions of Olympics?

NY Times - "Politicians as News Analysts Raise Questions on Their Goal" - Fox's Monopoly!

Don't you guys feel guilty??

Bee Exclusive: Region's shuttered stores tell a thousand stories

Thank you thank you thank you for the lovely heart! I heart you!

Florida woman gunned down by stalker; judge who did nothing has shady past

Huffington Post - "Rachel Maddow Stuns Rep. Aaron Schock" - Brilliant! GOP Hypocrisy Exposed!

Civilians Accidentally Killed in Kandahar (Not Part of Operation Moshtarak)

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

BBC World News quoting NYT says US has captured major Taliban commander in Pakistan.

Evan Bayh and the Broken Senate

"I Was a Big Supporter of Waterboarding" -- Dick Cheney, February 14, 2010

Video: Glenn Beck Questions 911-in-2009

Republicans and hypocracy

Venezuela spurns Colombian electricity offer

A Democracy in Deep Disrepair

Obama Nominates Orange County Judge For Federal Court

Obama Nominates Orange County Judge For Federal Court

Reforms should target two-party stranglehold, power of incumbency

If you hold back anything, I'll unrec ya.

Juanes (Colombian Rock Star) takes a swing at Chavez (Our Savior) on Twitter

Rescuers Seek Hiker Who Fell Into Mount St. Helens Crater

Rescuers Seek Hiker Who Fell Into Mount St. Helens Crater

The only way to avoid olympic game spoilers

The most absolutely unclickable DU GD page one I've ever seen.

I'm curious, I was watching the dish tonight and was sickened by

The real State of the Union

The real State of the Union

Did Evan Bayh have any interest on issues that he was passionate about ?

Today's Epic Fail

When it comes to medical mj, obama is a liar or incompetent

Hundreds of wind power jobs coming to Wisconsin as U.S. Faces growing competition from China

Quincy man recalls Amy Bishop with gun (Boston Globe | 15 Feb)

*another* cop ambushed in WA state

Naval Support Activity North Potomac CO fired

Why do you think Evan 'Bye' Bayh quit

Americans for Prosperity (kiss my butt)

"Up Or Down" - Bring On The Vote. 16 Feb 10

Meg whitman's sons' racism & entitlement were the stuff of legend:

Bayh Bayh Coming Up Next On Morning Joe...

Oooh! I got a heart! Thank you!!!

Justice Department Announces New Intellectual Property Task Force as Part of Broad IP Enforcement In

Joe's snark is officially in extremis...

Corps to use more lethal ammo in Afghanistan

Countdown Special Comment - Racial discrimination inherent in the Tea Party movement

Anti-war Song of the Week

Victim backed Bishop tenure

The Sorrow of Section 60 (Arlington National Cemetery).

Kevin Smith oversized? Ejected from Southwest flight

Kevin Smith oversized? Ejected from Southwest flight

Freepers call for obstructionism and armed revolution

Freepers call for obstructionism and armed revolution

Scott Ritter: The End Of Obama's Vision Of A Nuke Free World

Media Org Demands NYTimes Retraction for False O'Keefe/ACORN 'Pimp' Stories...

Anonymous film of Iranian Neda's death earns Polk Award

Remember a thread about Tea Baggers a few days ago? The thread

Constructive advice:PALIN & dtr should channel Joan & Melissa, jump from Faux"News" to FOX-Hollywood

Constructive advice:PALIN & dtr should channel Joan & Melissa, jump from Faux"News" to FOX-Hollywood

some info on Bayh's voting record.....

Bloomberg just reporting the end of the Volcker rule due to increasing opposition in Congress

Taliban’s top military commander captured

Chris Hedges: The Information Super-Sewer

Economy Prompts Fresh Look at ND's Socialist Bank

COULTERgeist just made a FOOL of herself on JoyBEHAR show

Action Alert: Army moves Marc Hall's court martial to Iraq: ** Calls needed

Our Duty to Warn: Lessons for Americans

Up, Up and away. (large pic)

Five Million Workers to Exhaust Unemployment Benefits by June

Five Million Workers to Exhaust Unemployment Benefits by June

Arrested robber, 73, says he was paying off mortgage

Teabaggers were looking for signatures and members in front of Target tonight...

Women at war: Sexual violence in the US military

After Decades Of Stigma, Food Stamps Find Acceptance

I Have An Idea As To How Obama Can Silence Cheney........

I am announcing my 2012 candidacy for the President of the United States.

KTHXBAYH? Evan's late announcement may prevent a Democratic primary.

Roeder thinks he has a right to "drive without a license"

Suspected US Drone Strike Kills 3 in Pakistan

Suspected US Drone Strike Kills 3 in Pakistan

MSNBC: Evan Bayh hates the left wing bloggers.

No whining, no excuses

Money for banks, money for nukes, where is the money for the people

Mika: "6% think the stimulus created jobs" What poll is this?

Sarah Palin is Alaska's answer to Suzanne Stone from "To Die For"

Sarah Palin is Alaska's answer to Suzanne Stone from "To Die For"

Doing the Dead Cat Bounce..... DOW 5000?

This Modern World: The Corporate-American-They've Got Rights Too-Dammit!

Alert: Freepers look to capitalize on Indiana primary deadlines and push weak Dem candidates.

Usually not a big fan of Parade magazine

Spanish Intelligence Reportedly Probing 'Attacks' on Economy

Can this poodle wearing a tinfoil hat get more fans than Glenn Beck?

Apparently, someone threw a punch at Mitt Romney on an airplane.

A post to poop on.

Would You Support the Use of 'Enhanced Inerrogations' on Mullah Baradar

Haiti President: 3 Years Needed to Move Rubble

The Rude Pundit - Evan Bayh Punks Out: The Bad, the Good, ...

The Rude Pundit - Evan Bayh Punks Out: The Bad, the Good, ...

Democrats propose to blunt Supreme Court campaign ruling

I pray Obama remembers he is a Democrats soon or else he will sink America

Drug Firms Apply Brand to Generics

BLOGGERS: Bayh Retirement Will ' SCREW PROGRESSIVES ' Yet Again

Fox Sunday primetime producer slams Palin..

Conservatives suggest cutting Utah’s budget deficit by eliminating mandatory 12th grade.

Fox: The Wellpoint Rate Increase Was Bad Because it Re-energized HCR

Did anyone watch "The Kennedys" last night on PBS?

Body scanners' legality questioned

Milbank writing Beck book: 'Tears of a Clown'

India: New freedom to find information

Want to know why Bush should be impeached for war crimes? Let's look at the Declaration:

Maybe this has something to with the Gov'ts anti-Iran feelings

Government Loan for Georgia Nuclear Reactors Is Terrible for Taxpayers

Professor Credited With Saving Lives in Amy Bishop's Alleged Rampage

Where is the Democratic message ??

Beatles for sale: EMI puts Abbey Road studios on the market

Cheney concerned Biden and Obama want "credit" for Iraq ?

Who makes up the Tea Party

Bob McDonnell Then: Stimulus Bad. Now: Thanks For The Cash!

Temp hiring no longer seen as sign of recovery

WP's Dana Milbank is writing a book about Glenn Beck, says he's 'pure genius'

I'm So Tired Of This Shit... Calling All Law Experts/Buffs...

On climate change and American scientific "literacy"

On climate change and American scientific "literacy"

for a minute there I thought someone took a swing at Romney.

Perry: Texas to challenge carbon dioxide finding

Speculation Time: How much did Bayh get paid to throw his seat to Republicans?

Ahmadinejad not taking Clinton comments "seriously"

Plane passenger takes swing at Mitt Romney.


CIA Historian Rips Marc Thiessen, Says He’s Got CIA/Torture History Wrong

It’s Not Political, but More Canadians Are Lefties

Tea Party Movement Lights Fuse for Rebellion on Right

California: Cuts in programs to help inmates questioned

Toyota's "Black Box" Could Hold Accident Clues

Toyota's "Black Box" Could Hold Accident Clues

Why don't we make Wall Street transaction tax equal their bailout extortion?

Students sharpen attack on UC costs with satire

Man Dies in City Because EMS Won't Walk in Snow 4 Blocks to his home

Sen. Kerry takes on the SCOTUS decision involving CORPORATIONS and our political process.

Mourning Joke's Mika Mouse on Martha Stewart show today.

New Law Would Ban Marriages Between People Who Don't Love Each Other

Put On Your DU Think Tank Cap - The Feb 25th HC Summit - How Will The Repugs......

Huntsville Official Tried to Calm Amy Bishop in Phone Call About Her Future

The New York Times has not covered the accusations against Pat Robertson

No, No, NO!!! Evan Bayh For President? Senator May Be Eyeing White House Run

The Republicans are going to issue a new "Contract for America" ..

China Has a Plan, America Doesn't

Yesterday, for the fifth day in a row Beck's UK broadcast runs without ads

Report linking global warming and frequency/severity of disasters questioned

I'm sick of the "Tea Party Movement" that the M$M keeps perpetuating

Venezuela's Renegade Aid (Haiti)

IN-SEN: State Democratic Party will pick nominee

This has to be the worst Republican website ever. (very large image)

What would be the "Big deal" if Saddam was still in place?

Colombia to formalize energy's offer to Venezuela

‘Impeach Obama’ billboard ‘not meant to allege any impeachable offense.’

Senate Quartet Urges Reid To Pass Public Plan Via Reconciliation

Umm.. let's start calling him Evan BYE!!

Demonstration of what happens when you try working with Republicans

Drudge Trumpeting that Alabama shooter Far Left Extremist Obsessed with Obama

What Will Bayh Do With $13 Million War Chest? No Decision Yet, Spox

'Maxim' Feature on Death of Bush/Rove/GOP IT Guru Mike Connell is Now Posted Online

Gov't: 34 deaths alleged in Toyotas since 2000

Initiatives trample rights, (Calif Sup Ct) Justice Moreno says

Ok, here's my new theory

Vancouver's 'safe house' for drug addicts draws controversy

Democrats knock McDonnell for taking stimulus cash

Mike Malloy was on Dave Shuster a while ago...

The Fusion: Tea party leaders will meet with Steele and Republican operatives

Transportation Department Demands Toyota Recall Documents

Florida investigating five mortgage modification firms

Florida investigating five mortgage modification firms

Is there a place where political campaign money gets broken down according to position?

Has Colbert Nation's team competed yet

Suburban homeless: Rising tide of women, families

Toon: Who's He trash talking about?

King Tut died of malaria and bone condition, says new research

Maybe it's time for a new Humphrey-Hawkins Act

A Question About Global Warming

The Rise of the Corporate-American - Tom Tomorrow

Child: U.S. Adoption Agency Bought Me (CBS)

Cheney has admitted his role in waterboarding before - from 2008

Pregnant? Don't Fall Down the Stairs

Bomb explodes outside JP Morgan Athens

Russ Feingold's Multi-Millionaire opponent Pays ZERO Taxes In Last 10 Years

"Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell" repeal will benefit children

So Michael Steele is meeting with the Tea Party folks in an hour

Walmart Made Millions Off Oregon's Renewable Energy Tax Credits

Bomb Goes Off At JP Morgan Offices In Athens

Dean Baker: "President Obama must decide whether he stands with Wall Street bankers or workers .."

Dubai Hamas killing suspects' passports 'fraudulent'

How come we didn't hear about Murtha's funeral

Texas early voting in the primaries start today.

We should be using more explosives-sniffing dogs rather than body scanners at airports

Shape of tree making neighbors uncomfortable

Sarah Silverman @ TED - Sticks it to Sarah Palin.

Schuster Going After BayhASTARD

Look, if Evan Bayh wants to leave the Senate, let him

Wanna save some money on insurance?

Grandparents who care for kids increase obesity risk

MarketWatch: You are witnessing a fundamental breakdown of the American dream

Tiller Assassin talked about anti-government and militia in 1996, now Leach is making $ off tape

awww the hearts are gone

Cook Islanders on Aitutaki devastated by Cyclone Pat

Russia 'on board', but not in line

Hillary Clinton: Won't Move to Canada If Sarah Palin is Elected President (But Will Visit Often)

Investors Recruit Terminally Ill to Outwit Insurers (WSJ)

Senate and Congress: Please allow us the dignity of deciding for ourselves if we want to eat GMO!

If Glenn Beck really irritates you.....

Probably the best of Pundit Kitchen as of late!

Probably the best of Pundit Kitchen as of late!

Abortion-benefits dispute heats up (NC)

We are wondering why career politicians are retiring? Really?

International Space Station animated timeline

Evan Bayh's stance on WMD's, Jan 2004 . . .

How hard is it to "administer" a message board?

Public Corruption Department -- FBI

Economy prompts fresh look at North Dakota's socialist bank

"The Lost Generation" Bad: Youth may never recover this economic crisis. Worse: free market solution

Tweety talking to Breaux as "a man in the middle" to discuss Bayh.

The Fight For Marriage Equality Continues This Wednesday At The State House (NH)

If "Idiot America" Wants Republicans Back, FUCK 'EM!!

Vancouver Sun: Dazzling images, with irony to match

Self-Removal of this Chat Discussion re: Sarah Palin. NT.

John Stewert is on the bloggers tonight some funny stuff coming from the blogs

Quotes-true then & now...

"I've really never been afraid for my life at the Red Lobster"

Asking for help to DU this

Now this is an interesting help wanted ad.

Now this is an interesting help wanted ad.

Global Warming Wiz The Donald: Cold + Snow on East Coast = "Take the Nobel Prize back from Al Gore"

MSNBC TV: USA vs Russia. Women's hockey. 1st period.

Central Falls (RI) to fire every high school teacher

Agriculture -- Eat your greens

Beyond Nuclear: Public Safety at Risk from Reactors:

Father of crash victim faces charges over incident on the scene with Pennsylvania State Police

How is Obama's spending any different than Bushes?

As if the contract Dick Armey took out ON America isn't enough

Sometimes we all need a simple reminder that sex is as natural to human life as breathing.

Photo essay: Marlo Thomas + Dick Cheney = Sarah Palin

Evan Bayh's Retirement Leaves Democrats Scarred And Demanding Aggression - Sam Stein/HuffPo

Frances Townsend(Bush toady) bought herself a brand new face didn't she?

Don'tcha just hate it when you fall into a volcano?

Religious conflict leads to teacher's suspension

The official "Bite Me" thread

French Leader's Haiti Visit Revives Bitter Legacy

Senator Bayh? A moment if you please.

Toon: We Can Confirm...

A Jewel, An Ally, Reliable, Funny, Self- deprecating, Courageous and Easy on the Eyes

Cuba's Aid to Haiti Ignored by the US Media?

Salon: Cheney "knows he will never be prosecuted no matter how blatantly he admits to these crimes"

Okay, I need some serious advice...


Why does this e-mail bother me?

A Borowitz blip on the Evan Bayh story

So who's the unnamed Evan Bayh 'friend'

Republicans furious about timing of Bayh’s retirement announcement

Tweety you're wrong

Teabaggers to march in Georgia today - complete with hoods and robes

Clinton, Grounded in Saudi Arabia, Hitches Ride With Petraeus


$100 D-I-Y shelter could help homeless Haitians (PICS)

I'm less likely to consider buying a Volkswagen now because

Thank you Katrina - you know how to destroy

Joe the plumber, poetic justice

Nation article on Drafting John Mellencamp links to FB group, Pls consider joining:

Shortage of Rare Earth Elements Could Thwart Innovation

David Brooks Goes for Nobel in Victim Blaming

Hypocrisy Alert: 71 House Republicans Take Credit for the Economic Bills They Opposed

"our young people have more intelligence than the corporate system can ever use & and higher dreams

How Paul the Pirate describes his current operations in the Southern Ocean

Obama on nuclear energy then and now

Bank Of North Dakota: America's Only 'Socialist' Bank Is Thriving During Downturn (VIDEO)

The Bennet Letter on the public option

What killed King Tut? Malaria, genetic disease implicated

Just heard a replay of Bayh saying that the liberal minority of the Democratic Party was seeking

Mortgage delinquencies rose for 12th straight quarter - more paying off credit cards

If you want to know what the future holds, this might help.

Baylor University is officially a joke

Dick Cheney Wants to Be Prosecuted & Prosecutors Should Give Him What He Wants - By Scott Horton

DU psychologists or psychiatrists or people who know more than me, is there a name for this?

Revival and Revolt: Inside the Tea Party Nation Convention

There's stupid and then there's J.D. Hayworth caliber stupid.

Hormone oxytocin nasal spray found to help people with autism

Katrina vanden Heuvel just endorsed John Mellencamp for Senate on Morning Joe

Wow the Big shot Taliban we just captured is talking....


Is Dick Cheney Demented? What he is saying makes no sense.

Tea Party Movement Lights Fuse for Rebellion on Right

Whack-a Mole

Major Economic News Summary 2/16/2010

Digby says of Tea-Party Movement, 'This is very serious stuff.'

polite request re: the Olympics- PLEASE DON'T POST SPOILERS IN SUBJECT LINES

If pot is legal you don't need alcohol,...

Might you vote for a candidate for President of the USA if he/she has never been married?

Ken Starr 'sorry' about Lewinsky scandal

New CNN poll on Presidential approval

Obama announced 8 billion in nuclear plant loan guarantees promising "this is only the beginning"

Would-Be Dem Replacement For Bayh: The “Machine” Is Out To Get Me

GOOD GRIEF!how do I reply to this?(editorial in a local paper)

Chemicals That Make You Fat

Medicare-for-all *IS* a jobs bill!

Two co-worker friends of mine were murdered.

The continuing disappearance of MSNBC live video streams

The Republican Reality Gap

Who Give a Rat's Ass about Bayh Leaving?

Atheist Billboards Vandalized In Sacramento Area

Bristol Palin to Family Guy: "heartless jerks." Sarah Palin: When is enough enough?

Mini-ME not running for Congress

Deficit Scaremongering Undermining Economic Recovery

Homeless in high school: Help is hard to find for a rising tide of displaced students 18 and over

Isn't praying for death flirting with black magic and the occult?

The Public Option LIVES!!!!

The Public Option LIVES!!!!

Sugared beverages -- #1 source of calories in the American diet. Tax soda?

One Small Step. Should Scare the Hell Out of You


Just told to jump my ass and unsubscribed!

The Olympics

Eliminate reclining airplane seats.

Fox is turning against the Tea Party-ers.

Anyone else listening to Dr. Mike and the coyote subject?


Rahm, WH looking at Executive orders to get the job done

West Hollywood weighs sales ban on cats, dogs

Latest global-warming denier talking points - hoo boy.

Economic Elite Have Engineered an Extraordinary Coup, Threatening the Existence of the Middle Class

Religion invoked in custody battle between divorced parents in Chicago

"Undercover Boss" is complete and utter bullshit - pure corporate propaganda

More Social Security Scare Stories

Insurance- Health vs Auto

If you're thinking about a dog, please consider adopting a rescue pooch.

On Facebook, out of class

delete ?

Papua New Guinea orders alcohol ban

A Bad Year for Teachers, a Bad Year for Public Education

Is The American Taliban Smoking Marijuana?

"Sex is allowed to happen legally between a man and a woman who are married..."

Obama Redirects Space Program to Commercial Contractors, Says No More Manned Trip to Moon

Two guys I know/knew commit slow suicide, and leave me wondering why?

Nuclear Power, What say you?

Roger Ebert does not fear death

$500,000 to kill each enemy soldier- fifty-three dollars for each person classified as poor

Woman sues for 30K after nursing stranger's baby

PBS - Why the French Love Nuclear Energy

Put a fork in me. I'm done.

Economic Elite Have Engineered an Extraordinary Coup Threatening Existence of Middle Class: DeGraw

Crouching Boehner, Hidden Dragon? Asks W.H. To Publish H.C. Bill Online, Pounces When It's Posted

New credit card rules go into effect on 22 FEB 2010. Here is what you NEED to know.

New credit card rules go into effect on 22 FEB 2010. Here is what you NEED to know.

Deadly Afghanistan Rocket Attack Actually Hit Its Target?

There is no justice in America.

Second Notice: DU has officially fallen off the rails.

Second Notice: DU has officially fallen off the rails.

Last night shuttle launch ever: (cool pic)

18.6 Million Empty Homes In America, 3.5 million homeless

A Jamaican perspective on the US in Haiti - Shameless and Graceless

I just uploaded two new podcasts!

Declaration of War (The Short Form)

Even with best intentions, sometimes I don't get to my bookmarked

HI - I'm Zbigniew...

Aldo Nova

What is your favorite Yoda?

Taylor Swift & Def Leppard

Hi I am Neu!

San Francisco Chineses New Year Parade! Always Unique!

Good News: I'm volunteering for a state senate candidate in a special election tomorrow

My favorite new facebook page. I became a fan, you should too!

HI - I'm Zbigniew

The 2 minutes and 20 seconds on Hulu I'm going to share with you may be the greatest ever.

The National Safety Council Presents - Six Murderous Beliefs

Bossa Nova

Go, you Chicken Fat, Go!

Today I noticed my 'internal computer' already deleting memories of those passed away

A joke on a subject the Mods declared "Too Hot for Teh Lounge!"

I'm going to McDonalds. The teevee tells me its what Olympic Champions eat.

Where is your process?

Can you say, "Yeeeeeee..... Hawwwww!!!!....." in a whisper or a subdued speaking voice?

I'm going to retire in two years. Am considering the next phase...

Radiohead - How To Disappear Completely (live in studio)

I'm not here

Radiohead - Reckoner

I love Tang, I love Blue Tang. (No, this is not about the movie Avatar)

Space rock contains organic molecular feast

Why was Tanya Donnelly so damn awesome?

What do you think this video means?

I don't think the Winter Olympians are the same caliber of athletes as Summer Olympians.

turns out I have a real gem of a historic newspaper

My head really hurts.... I should

Computer question

Why do all the pairs look like Lurch paired with Tinkerbell?

Fans of American Idol

Fans of American Idol

Standing in the Shadow of Motown on Sundance now.

Dr. Who, The Cyberman vs. Daleks.

Secret origin of a videogame character!

Jesus. I saw a Toyota commercial tonight, and their slogan was "Moving Forward".

If you hold back anything, I'll unrec ya.

Um... uh...

Giovanni Domenico Cassini

Facebook users: can this poodle wearing a tinfoil hat get more fans than Glenn Beck?

I love Tang, I love Pootie Tang. (No, this is not about the movie Avatar)

The Young Ones

An under-regarded song by Def Leppard. Rock Brigade

"Morning Joe" logo is based on a stain

Do Brits still say "telly" meaning television? My guess is they don't. nt

My faith in today's youth restored....

The Libertines - Up The Bracket (live)

You know what I was told about global warming?

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 2/16/10

I think this leaden winter will bring me down forever.

Anyone else having trouble with MSN or hotmail today?

The DU Olympics are about to start - what competition will you be competing for the Gold

These lovers are animals! (picture heavy)

"Booty Pop"? Should I post this in LBN?

Worst premature celebration in sports history?

Unfortunate Olympics-themed commercials: what's your "favorite"?

Happy Mardi Gras....and an important question

Why can't I find my stapler?

I'm not a frat boy nor an alcoholic chick from the south

Need the famous Lounge vibes, etc - maybe a talk-down too...

A cat ran over my face this morning...

***Attention Catholic Loungers***

I've never really found Wanda Sykes all that funny

If science had been more like this...

If we HAVE to have figure skating, make the judging more equitable...

Here are the REAL Olympicks

Lounge type thread spotted in GD

Any 'Lost' fans on DU?

No, no, no, no, no. NOT John Mellancamp for Senate, people.


Just when it seems definite that all tv commercials suck, one comes along that makes me smile

Think about it - Conrad Dobler has had 34 knee surgeries and

Can I have Uranus for $200, Alex?

To refinance or not to refinance?

Is Trump going fauxhawk?

Is Trump going fauxhawk?

My computer is running ridiculously slow, and the IT guy has been AWOL all day.

Favorite Magnum, P.I. character?

CNBC: Women's Curling, USA vs. Japan

Granny mistakes I can't stand.

I just found the ultimate Olympic sport

OK, it's juvenile, but I laughed....

Do all vets do this?

The Southern Ploughman's Lunch

My shoes squeak

I don't get the point of sentencing criminals to prison terms in cryogenic freezing.

Okay, everyone.... STOP!

Grammy mistakes I can't stand

It's MARDI GRAS! If you ain't listening to WWOZ you suck!

Elton John - Holiday Inn....

Is there anyone here in the lounge that gets panic attacks?

The Olympics have officially begun...

I'm always amazed at the beauty of a snowstorm...

Okay, I need some serious advice...

I finished Battlestar Galactica today.

I am taking the high road with my boyfriend's ex-wife...

We are having a beautiful snowstorm here.

Scam? Remember MBNA when BofA took over?

Think about it - Lloyd Dobler is 40 years old this year

Christina Hendricks....yowza

Least Favorite Winter Olympic Sport

Today's Epic Fail

Can I have my Valentine's Day hearts back?

Well, I said I wanted to do something I'll regret for Valentine's Day...

OK, who can change their parts in their hair whenever they want?

Hi - I'm Agnew here.

about "Gladiator," the movie with Russel Crowe

My husband says I buy too much bread!

Band of Brothers follow-up mini-series (The pacific) to premier next month...

Poll question: What is your favorite chowda?

Barbie Potty Training Pups

Hunh, a 24 hour 'bug' that actually lasted 24 hours.

Massive Attack ft. Horace Andy-Girl I Love You (She Is Danger Remix) Okay, but only if:

So...what are you giving up for Lent?

this thread needs you guys

What are the coolest songs in the world?

Sen. Kerry in India, Says India-Pakistan Talks Must Go On

Would Dick Cheney and Rush Limbaugh smile if America was attacked by terrorists next week?

Tim Kaine is a disaster for the DNC time to replace him with Dean

Health Care Summit: Conciliatory rhetoric as ruthless strategy (updated w/ cartoon)

The Nation's John Nichols: Bye Bayh

Who will Bayh end up lobbying for and how long before he does?

It’s Extremely Important We Don’t Torture Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar

Secret Joint Raid Captures Taliban’s Top Commander

U.S. Encounters Limits of Iran Engagement Policy

(Anthem) "shows how health-care reform would work, and help."

I finally got around to watching that Obama documentary on HBO.

Photos: Inside the Obama White House, February 15th 2010

NATO/Afghan Offensive in Helmand Province shows new strategy and tactics.

Tea Party Movement Lights Fuse for Rebellion on Right (NYT)

The President so far

The Obama WH Approach to Terror suspects, "correct" and "paying dividends."

RACHEL MADDOW ROCKS! Mirandizing vs. Obama vs. Cheney,

Sierra Club targeting Blanche Lincoln over Clean Air Act (audio)

Breaking: Top Taliban Commander Captured

Kerry: Taliban arrest due to US-Pakistan effort

Republicans exploring their legal options to deny Dems a Senate candidate in Indiana.

Cheney congratulates Obama for capture of Taliban leader

Romney threatened on flight out of Vancouver

First grandmother ‘quite the lady about town’

TPM: Indiana's Tamyra d'lppolito just told TPM she has enough signatures to get on the ballot

FDR: Our last president to wear a pinky ring. What a dude:

Dem congressman's in-your-face statement on Taliban capture

Dem congressman's in-your-face statement on Taliban capture

CBS: 89% of public thinks stimulus has not created jobs

"Health care savings accounts." Now THERE'S a repub idea I'd like to see them tout at the summit!

Sierra Club attacks Lincoln in Arkansas

Bowman bows out in Michigan

White House, DCCC court Garcia

Dardenne to pursue upcoming vacancy

Wisconsin Billboard Calls for Obama's Ouster

First Read: Why are Democrats panicking?

Inouye planning another campaign

"Trump has joined the parade of conservatives citing recent snowstorms to warming."

The Media's Billion Dollar Ad for Evan Bayh

I will not be seeking election

Milestone - US forces at lowest point since invasion in 2003

Why hasn't Obama mentioned how he's the guy trying to bring responsibility back to government

'Centrism' is just another word for 'Corporatist,' Mike McCurry, and what's 'wrecking our country.'


Not his father's son: Good riddance to Evan Bayh, who set out to be every Republican's favorite Dem

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell Then: Stimulus Bad. Now: Thanks For The Cash!

Olbermann on racism is AWESOME! So smart, so many examples,

Behold, the mighty USS Keith Olbermann!

Bayh is the perfect example why we need a farm team. We need candidates ready in every seat.

DNC Chairman Kaine aims at GOP 'hypocrisy' on stimulus

Senators Call on Reid to Use Reconciliation For Public Option

Why the Majority Matters

Question: What are the Procedural differences between a Congressional Majority vs. Minority?

John Boehner introduces new product to help his fundraising efforts

Obama Approval Steps Up

WH: "Relief from Crushing Student Loan Payments"

Documenting Republican hypocrisy on the stimulus

What would stop a future President from re-authorizing waterboarding?

Love him or Hate him.. Bayh said today on Morning Joe he did NOT

WND Editor: I'm No Birther -- I Just Think Obama Needs To Release Birth Certificate

The blame for bad results in Nov. will lay on Dems and Obama

There is no "Tea Party Movement" the whole thing is a corporate-created sham

Oh yeah... Happy Mardi Gras!!!!

Yo DICK! Meet Barack Obama - A *real* Commander In Chief, actually getting the job done

Evan Bayh concedes that First Amendment allows Lefty bloggers to criticize him

OK: Most people don't know about the tax cut, most people don't think

I heard a perfect analogy for the Obama Admin on the radio this morning:

I heard a perfect analogy for the Obama Admin on the radio this morning:

Evan Bayh Won't Rule Out Becoming A Lobbyist After His Term Ends

Reconciliation Still on the Table for HCR

Chuck Todd finally says something smart. "We haven't even talked about how bad the DNC is"

Breaking: Top Taliban leader Mullah Berader captured recently also DIED in 2007

Why Bayh's Exit Matters To the Chattering Classes

Marc Theissen on CSpan...this asshole is a sadist...

Anti-Obama Facebook page boasts 483,518 fans, and at least 20 offensive pictures

UPDATE: Upstart Democrat - d'Ippolito - fails to get on ballot in Indiana

Thompson backs Gillibrand

I'm going to miss Evan Bayh

'He stood up to them and beat them. And he beat them like a yard dog.'

Hoops For Haiti: Browns Propose Game With Obama! Biden: "It would be a hell of a game!"

For those who've been around longer than I, has political discourse in America always been this way?

A hugely successful operation for the Commander-in-Chief

Biden Heading To Israel

Republicans should be reminded of this comment by the President in the SOTU

Melanie's March for health care, PA TO DC Feb 17 - 24

Melanie's March for health care, PA TO DC Feb 17 - 24

Why aren't you a member of Congress?

Emanuel Can't

Secret Joint Raid Captures Taliban’s Top Commander

Doctor's killer talks about militia in 1996 (newly resurfaced) video

Coalition continues to advance in Afghanistan as civilian death toll reaches 20

Hypocrisy Alert: 71 House Republicans Take Credit for the Economic Bills They Opposed

Hypocrisy Alert: 71 House Republicans Take Credit for the Economic Bills They Opposed

Kevin Smith oversized? Ejected from Southwest flight

Dominican Probed In Missionary Case Admits Prior Charges

Taliban's top military commander captured

Hundreds of wind power jobs coming to Wisconsin as U.S. Faces growing competition from China

Ingeteam will build plant in Milwaukee

U.S. denies Iran given new fuel swap proposal

Taliban's top military commander captured

Body scanners' legality questioned

In Utah, a plan to cut 12th grade

Snipers Harass US, Afghan Troops Moving In Marjah

India detains four over restaurant bombing: police

Would-Be Dem Replacement For Bayh: The “Machine” Is Out To Get Me

India: New freedom to find information

Global Warming in Last 15 Years Insignificant, U.K.'s Top Climate Scientist Admits

Is Iran Running a Bluff? Did Robert Gibbs let the cat out of the bag?

Audit finds US census preparations wasted millions

Neda death video earns filmers George Polk Award; first time granted to anonymous source

Frail boy-king Tut died from malaria, broken leg

Toyota to Idle Two U.S. Plants

Watchdog: Iran arrested 90 journalists in 2009

Soldier In Court For Alleged Water Torture Of Daughter

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Tuesday February 16

Dramatic photo of baby hanging out window of burning Bronx apartment

Lamont to announce candidacy for Conn. governor

Secret Joint Raid Captures Taliban’s Top Commander

Australian economist warns of bubble in nation's housing

U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg taken to area hospital after fall

88 migrants caught at sea returned to Haiti

Supreme Court: Fla. killer's execution may proceed

Tea Party movement lights fuse for right

Yulia Timoshenko contests election results in court

Iran wants to supply region with nuclear energy

Iranian president warns against tougher sanctions

Pictures of '11 Europeans' sought for Hamas killing

Americans tried in Pakistan seek release on bail

Missile that killed Afghan civilians not faulty: NATO

Judge: Student's Facebook rants about teacher are protected speech

Banks step up reform opposition

New Film Shows JFK's '63 Arrival in Dallas

Soldiers deliberately exposed to nuclear tests, says report

Foreign demand for US debt drops by record amount

US General Cites Direct Intel Linking Iraq's al-Lami, Chalabi To Iran

Romney threatened with violence on flight

Energy Sec Unaware That Nuclear Loans Have 50 Percent Risk of Default

Bomb Explodes at Athens Offices of JPMorgan Chase

Greek customs officials begin 3-day strike

Professor Credited With Saving Lives in Amy Bishop's Alleged Rampage

US troops at lowest level since Iraq invasion

TSA apologizes for forcing 4-year-old to remove leg braces at airport screening

Economy prompts fresh look at ND's socialist bank

4 Dem Senators Pressure Reid to Use Reconciliation for Public Option

West wants end to torture, honour killings in Iraq

Sarah Palin Calls Family Guy Joke a "Kick in the Gut"

State of the Union 2010 with Simultaneous Progressive Commentary

Sarah Palin Goes Liberal, Joins Progressive Movement!

Hyundai announces new buy back program if you lose your job

John Mellencamp - Rain on the Scarecrow

Gillian Caldwell talks clean coal with President Obama

Feign feign, pills for fake outrage

Common Challenges Of Adopting Online Tools

Papantonio: Obama, Stop Playing Nice

Sarah Palin Tea Party Convention Speech with Commentary from Progressives

TYT: Failed K Street Kickback - Republicans Furious!

Record Warm weather disrupts Vancouver Games

Keith Olbermann Special Comment: Beware Fear's Racist Temptation - 02/15/10

Countdown Special Comment - Racial discrimination inherent in the Tea Party movement

Slavery in America? Max Keiser exposes 'The Truth About Markets'

MSNBC's Rachel Maddow - GOP's hypocrisy: "They're Not Embarrassed", but they should be

John Mellencamp To Washington Video

Did Massachusetts Voters (Liberals Included) Let Brown Win to Kill the Bill?

Rachel Maddow - Republicans Should Be Embarrassed By Their Hypocrisy

Max Keiser - One Billion Dollar Toilet Paper Lesson for Barack Obama

Are Senators Retiring To Cash Out In Private Sector?

EyesOnFox: Fox News manufacturers history

New Law Would Ban Marriages Between People Who Don't Love Each Other

Awesome: Glenn Greenwald Vs. Prof. Lessig On Corporate Speech & Elections! (Cenk Moderates)

Bayh's Legacy Will Be Mixed

How free trade has devastated Africa's farmers and poor

In California, Exhibit A in Debate on Insurance

"Fearmongering politicians are scoring cheap political points at the expense of the American people.

Michael Pollan: Forget Nutrition Charts, Eat What Grandma Said Is Good for You

Mudslide Sweeps Through Italian Town.

Podesta: "The Health of America's Political System 'SUCKS'"

As Defense Budget Soars Security Firms Reap Huge Profits, Go Offshore to Avoid Taxes

Dresden turns back neo-Nazis

Answer to the People, Not Greedy Elites

How a New Jobless Era Will Transform America

Circus of Heaven

Mythological politics

U.S. investment is paying off

"I don't want to make things up ever" but " to protect a cop, I'm gonna"

Slaughterhouse Sweatshop: Filmmaker exposes US dirty secrets

Tea party fervor flares up; but what'll keep it from flaming out?

A Democracy in Deep Disrepair

Euroland, the Horror Movie (James Howard Kunstler)

Rule by Oligarchs

Our Politics May Be All in Our Head

RealClimate to media: Your responsibility "to actually investigate whether charges have merit"

In hard times, Americans blame the poor

WellPoint directors make big gains on stocks

Tag - teaming the Democrats, the GOP and M$M have their fun.

A city within the city

Former Liberian dictator, on trial for war crimes, implicates U.S. con man Pat Robertson.

4 Dem Senators Pressure Reid to Use Reconciliation for Public Option

Sarah Palin, finally a fallen star

Is Iran Running a Bluff? Did Robert Gibbs let the cat out of the bag?

The Rape of American Prisoners

Small Ideas Won't Fix It - NYT editorial on HCR

Corporate Death Squads Come Back to Haunt U.S. Companies

Dick Cheney should be tried as a war criminal for waterboarding stance

Health insurance companies shouldn't exist

Can Progressive MAJORITY in Congress Play HARDBALL?

Christian orginization says "people of all faiths or no faith are welcome". I beg to differ.

Suburban Homelessness: Rising Tide of Women, Families

Colombia Mimes CIA:Students as Spies

The Media's Billion Dollar Ad for Evan Bayh

The Country's Only Socialist Bank Thrives During Downturn

Judging By Her Own Theology Sarah Palin Is Disobeying the Bible

GDF SUEZ builds France's largest photovoltaic solar power facility (33 MWp)

Cane toad 'sausages' help wildlife

EPA Gets an Earful Over Asian Carp Plans

Bush Blitz: Australia starts 10 million dollar biodiversity survey initiative to find new species

Mitsubishi Electric Develops New Photovoltaic Inverter Technology to Maximize Solar Power Output

Drumbeat: February 16, 2010

Peak oil review - Feb 15

Plans Announced for World's Largest Wind Turbine

A Politician's View of (Energy and Other) Policy Making

Initial NIF experiments meet requirements for fusion ignition-New physics effect...achieves...

British Airways to fly jets on green fuel made from London's rubbish by 2014

Silicon-coated Nanonets Could Build a Better Lithium-ion Battery

'Climategate' scientist (Phil Jones) speaks out (exclusive interview with Nature)

US Solar Industry Addressing Environmental Impacts

Now IPCC hurricane data is questioned

Climate scientists are losing ground against deniers' disinformation

NREL gives green light to feed-in tariffs

Saudi Arabia preparing for oil demand to peak (diversifying its economic base)

BP drops out of US emissions lobby body

Lutz: hybrids unlikely to grab more than 10% of US market

Possibly New Species Of "Flying Dragon" (Well, Lizard Actually) Turns Up In Buton, Indonesia

Lake George almost lives up to its name

Climate Instability and Abrupt Climate Change:

Bob Herbert:What’s Wrong With Us?

Missouri Lawmakers’ Resolutions Against Federal Climate Action Would Harm Their Constituents

Texas challenging EPA's greenhouse gas finding

Americans favor conservation, but few practice it

Maine's snowpack is nearly gone, Feb temps were way above average and I saw a robin yesterday

Beyond the corn field: Balancing fuel, food and biodiversity (trade-offs of biofuel production)

Diversity of Corals, Algae in Warm Indian Ocean Suggests Resilience to Future Global Warming

Sundaland Clouded Leopard - New Species - Filmed For First Time In Borneo - AFP

Climate Change or Global Warming?

Global Warming in Last 15 Years Insignificant, U.K.'s Top Climate Scientist Admits

Would it help the Union of Concerned Scientists to change the name 'Global Warming'

How long before a trend is 'statistically significant'? How questions to Jones were cherry-picking

Obama Administration Announces Loan Guarantees to Construct New Nuclear Power Reactors in Georgia

Biggest Threat to Tigers is China's Appetite for Parts:

Ellison wins America's cup

Snowboard cross is pretty cool.

Prediction: UConn defeats North Carolina for the championship

The Olympic Night of Figure Skating Fail

Women's Curling on CNBC: USA vs Japan

U.S. cyclist Floyd Landis accused of computer hacking

In the NFL, kickers score what percentage of total team/league points?

Heads Up: USA Men's Hockey at 3PM ET on USA

Westminster Dog Show 2010: Why it's better than Winter Olympics

Ejecutivo rechaza ofrecimiento de Colombia de reanudar suministro de energía eléctrica

Rights activist says 2 former Guatemalan soldiers arrested in 1982 civil war massacre

Colombia Mimes CIA:Students as Spies

Cuba's aid (to Haiti) ignored by the media?

Honduras: new government, same terror

Venezuela finds dozens of suspected drug planes

Corporate Death Squads Come Back to Haunt U.S. Companies

Defense Ministry: Building in 29 settlements despite freeze

Most Hamas police applicants only want jobs

Israeli politicians may provoke arrest to force law change in Britain

‘An attack on Israel would be considered an attack on Canada’

Mossad's foreign operations have often embarrassed Israel

French Leader's Haiti Visit Revives Bitter Legacy

Ahmadinejad claims Israel will attack within months

An Anti-Israel Extremist Seeks Revenge Through Goldstone Report

Dubai police to issue arrest warrants for 'hit squad' accused of killing Hamas chief

Curling thread

In Florida Stolen Laptops Put Personal Info Of 40,000 Workers At Risk

Big Auto Companies, With The Exception Of Ford, Turning To Non-Union Haulers

Economic Report: 1.2 Million U.S. Workers Nearing End Of Jobless Benefits

Teamsters Add Nearly 8,000 Members At Continental Airlines

Today in Labor History Feb 16 First union to win a five-day, 40-hour week, mine disaster kills 74

Support is building for Transportation Security officers

DOD rejects DODEA's new policy on same-sex partner transfers

Had dinner in the Castro on Sunday.

1959 conviction still haunts gay man seeking work

Do WISQARS estimates indicate declining unintentional nonfatal gunshot injury rates?

Is the IOC aware of the emboldening power of firearms ?

The Rings

Gun sales hotter than a two dollar pistol...

"I've really never been afraid for my life at the Red Lobster"

Snow Day essay… Handguns… Murder Rates… United States vs. UK, Canada and Japan.

Mud Volcano Was Man-Made, New Evidence Confirms

That's not a moon...

On Crete, New Evidence of Very Ancient Mariners

Do-It-Yourself Genetic Engineering

Scientists Briefly Break a Law of Nature

This King-Size Frog Hopped With Dinosaurs

Leftover Valentine’s Chocolate? Use It to Measure the Speed of Light

Frail boy-king Tut died from malaria, broken leg

I think I've asked this before, but

Vancouver 2010 - Day 1 - HappyCynic version Part IV: All That Jazz

Do not climb on fence........

I made a slide show

The front of the front

Something odd happened in our house this morning

I Ching

Radiation and your auric field

The Cardinal Grand Cross... a couple articles & a question.

Obama and the 'savvy' bankers

This place is ripe with possibilities...

Bank of America forecloses on house that couple had paid cash for

Need rebuttal to neocon tax cut argument

Rise in Home-Based Businesses Tests Neighborliness

In California, Exhibit A in Debate on Insurance

Third-hand tobacco smoke causes cancer, study shows

Autism's earliest symptoms not evident in children under 6 months

Some Updates/Articles On The Autism Not Linked To Vaccines And Biomed Scam Fronts

Drugging Children?

Does the law give big companies special opportunities that small firms don't have?

Nut-job preacher

Christian Upwards basketball director says "You are in the wrong place."

How Christian Were the Founders?

Did you see...

Vallas, Bankers, Haiti...oh, and Education, Too

Revivication (Bullying of Teachers by Administrators)

In Utah, a plan to cut 12th grade

Lamb stew with fennel, lentils and peas

The desert that made Julia cry

Jamie Oliver's TED award speech

Pssssst ...... wanna nice dipping sauce for that crusty Ain5 y'all been bakin'?

What do you do with home made shrimp stock? ........ Why, shimp risotto, of course.