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Archives: February 2, 2010

Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008 to go in effect in July

This baby boy was born yesterday.. he doesn't know much.. his brain is brand spankin' new..

Child's play

Dennis Kucinich is a pretty cool guy.

Really, fuck this already. Pentagon to invoke GAY MARRIAGE into DADT "study":

Judd Greg has a nice rug.

Anyone have an animated gif of Alito at the State of the Union?

I have to give props to Verizon for ripping off the usual diamond jewelry Valentines Day ads

100 Faces of War Experience - I just watched an interview with the artist on BBC Int.

F-35 chief fired, money withheld from Lockheed

A 6.5 magnitude undersea quake hits off Papua New Guinea

Israel reprimands top officers over UN compound strike

Christian Right mobilizes against bills for domestic violence and sex trafficking victims

U.A.E. camel beauties challenge economic recession

Obama and Scott Brown are distant cousins.

DHS Buys Mobile Mortuaries for Mississippi

Time - "Can the Republican Party's Opposition Strategy Pay Off?" - Contract With America II?

There is a link on top of freeperville for Humanitarian Relief (Haiti Earthquake)

Durbin, Schumer prep for fight with donations to Senate colleagues (Majority Leader)

US attorney has left Landrieu phone caper case

Today is Rush Hog Day


KARL ROVE: Harold Ford, Jr. Is ' Articulate, Attractive '

Real-life ‘Terminal’ man set to quit airport

Cafepress Alternatives

Did I miss the memo?

Rev. Joseph Lowery hospitalized in Atlanta


Are corporate welfare and Wall St. bailouts..."Socialism"?

Happy rodent day...

If we had a provision that lifted the social security cap in automatic increments

Goldman Sachs could slash CEO bonus amid pressure

How to get info on City level elections?

I have my share of problems and heartache in this world

Defense Department Prepares for Climate Change as Security Issue

Are we borrowing more today from foreign sources to finance our economy?

"There can only be one winner, folks, but isn't that the American way?"

Defense Department Prepares for Climate Change as Security Issue

Nutty Right-Wingers try to oust atheists from office in North Carolina

‘No Religious Test’ Tested

NASA Streams Video From Space Station

President Obama: ‘Pretty Rank Politics’ Delaying Gitmo Closure

N.J. judge says state's voting machings safe, reliable

Mo. bill ties drug testing to welfare

Britain Warned Businesses of Threat of Chinese Spying

Reid To McCain: Get Over Being A Loser (VIDEO)

TSA supervisors under investigation - board game targeted minorities

TSA supervisors under investigation - board game targeted minorities

Israel Finally Admits to Using White Phosphorus in Gaza-has reprimanded two senior officers

Do NOT Contribute $$$ To DNC!!!

HORRENDOUS-Repub Budget Proposal: Shift Risk From Federal Government To Seniors Themselves.

"Action plan for the implementation of a full repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell"

Breaking: Ajira Flight 316 from Los Angeles to Guam, loses communication, believed to have crashed

Breaking: Ajira Flight 316 from Los Angeles to Guam, loses communication, believed to have crashed

Another Mr. Fish Classic Toon

'Accidents Happen, Baby'

Watching Squint and the Meat Puppet this morning.

Do you bank with a "Too Big To Fail" or a smaller regional or local bank?

Torture is awesome & the rule of law only applies to Al Gore, Bill Clinton's penis

UAW wins ruling against Daimler Trucks (jobs & back pay)

Military Dog Surge in Afghanistan-dogs are having a tough time getting enough food

The Most Trusted Name in News

As a Ford retiree I hate to lose him but I think President Obama needs to hire Alan Mulally

New Zealand girl, 14, uses body-board to fend off shark

I'm still trying to decipher this post I saw from a Republican on Facebook:

By this time next year, who will be on top of the heap?

Ronald Reagan Flunks GOP Purity Test.

Obama scraps Constellation moon mission

Repetition, my friend, repetition...

James O’Keefe and Ben Wetmore Get Married

Headline: front page in our local rag: Obama's budget has $1 trillion in tax hikes

Krugman: Fiscalizing Failure

The Rude Pundit: Words to Use to Explain Why You Kicked Frank Luntz in the Balls

His or Hers Jealousy? New Explanation for Sex Differences in Jealousy

Pee-wee Gets An iPad!

A Golden Opportunity for the Democrats, if they'll take it.

Last time we heard ''Change takes time''? The Civil Rights Movement

Hunting Dog Shoots Master

HuffPo - "Melissa Bean: A Democrat Bankers Bank On, Wall Street's Favorite Democrat"

Officer Messages 'Embarrass' Sanford PD-"I'm looking for young females under the age of 13"

"The days of our invading a country for no reason whatsoever may be at an end."

Epitaph for the USA: "We had to destroy our country in order to defend it."

Epitaph for the USA: "We had to destroy our country in order to defend it."

"Allowing Gays and Lesbians to serve in the Military is the right thing to do..."

Obama's Junk Economics: Democrats Say "Bye" to Populist Option

Republicans Claim Credit for Clinton Surpluses

Gov McDonnell, lunatic, promotes charter schools by threatening to withhold state education funding

Device may allow people to walk on walls

Biden upcoming on Andrea Mitchell (didn't catch what the topic will be). Just

Biden upcoming on Andrea Mitchell (didn't catch what the topic will be). Just

*** Public Option Whip list ***

RE: Hensarling's fix for the budget deficit from "Hardball" .

Evan Bayh makes me puke in my mouth!

Chinese diplomat: Ties with US deteriorating since Obama

White House Calls Senate Republicans Out Into the Open

Passing Health Care Reform Will Not Hurt Or Help Democrats

on DADT..."alternative forms of lifestyle"

Heads up: Don't Ask, Don't Tell Hearing: C-SPAN3 12pm ET

Global warming update

Iraq Veteran-who happens to be straight-2 Term Dem From PA-Leads 'Don't Ask' Push

Iraq Veteran-who happens to be straight-2 Term Dem From PA-Leads 'Don't Ask' Push

Karl Rove Thinks Harold Ford Jr. Is 'Attractive'

Is repealing DADT the path to FEDERAL recognition of same sex marriage?

Lancet retracts 'utterly false' MMR paper

Goldman Sucks

Another reason the Senate sucks: Kit Bond

In which state(s) will Diebold first run for Congress?

i'm getting the drift...republicans can try terrists in nyc, but democrats can't

If Pay as you go was policy under Clinton when and how did that change?

Super Bowl advertising: Equal time petition (MoveOn)

Study: Food bank use up 46 percent

Dude.. Where's My Job?

Republicans deliberately run up deficit spending to sabotage Democratic governments

Why is Lindsay Graham SOOOO adamant that KSM not be tried inside the U.S.?

Okay. I'm ready to start shipping Republicans to internment camps now.

So true...

So true...

20 Things That Happen In 1 Minute

Capt. Phil Harris suffers stroke while offloading his ship, the Cornelia Marie.

Anybody else getting an ADOBE Flashplayer 10 error message at DKos?

John Murtha back in the hospital, in intensive care

Report linking autism to vaccines is retracted by medical journal

The Triangle of Life

HEADS UP: Obama doing town hall in Nashua, NH - on MSNBC shortly!

Backdoor taxes to hit middle class

CNN DADT report misses the point

Corporate Healthcare Reform: Bad Policy, Bad Politics

You can stop wondering if we're going to lose Congress and the Presidency

Fannie, Freddie Kept Off Budget, Dividends Counted (Update3)

What is Admiral Mullen's position on DADT?

Should Charlie Crist run as an independent in Florida's Senate race?

A friend got a job with the census.. just in the nick of time

How are those books sales going Palin???

White Roofs May Successfully Cool Cities, Computer Model Demonstrates

Boozman Way Ahead of Lincoln in Arkansas, 56% to 33%

Statement: Sanders on President’s Budget Proposal

Obama seeks $200 million to fund 9/11 trials

Obama seeks $200 million to fund 9/11 trials

And now for some of the weird news of the day

Gas Drilling In Appalachia Yields A Foul Byproduct

Can She Save America?

So a friend sent me this NY Times article on Christian Fight Teams

Obama wants to go back to the Clinton policy of direct student loans

i've been watching andrea mitchell and here's the spin....'the democrats are in disarray'

PALIN Calls For Rahm Emanuel To Be FIRED

Which is Greener: Paper or Digital? The Answer May Surprise You

Umm. SIT DOWN and SHUT UP Rick Sanchez...

News Flash: Democracy Critically Injured!

Robert Reich To Conservatives- Forget Big Government- We SHOULD Worry About SHRINKING DEMOCRACY

New-home sales: ‘The industry has been basically obliterated’

'Boston Legal' actor Mentell dead at 27

The 2010 Daily Kos Poll Explains Why It Is Impossible For Elected Republicans To Work With Democrats

Use of Twitter, Facebook rising among (dumb) gang members

Karl Rove: Harold Ford, Jr. Is 'Articulate, Attractive'

Senator Judd Gregg is off his meds!

Florida DUers -is there any truth to the rumor that Charlie Crist

Early draft of the Constitution found in Phila.

Feds Arrest GOP Clerk of Court - for Selling Dope

A wordless editorial on the US Supreme Court from the Tucson Citizen

"Here's a delusional man-child with a pancake on his head"

Let's settle the Palin call for Emanuel to step down or be fired.

How come republicans didn't reform health care years ago??

China Warns Obama Against Meeting With Dalai Lama

To Review: Palin can get an apology from Rahm, but "liberals" CAN'T

Arne Duncan apologizes for saying 'dumb thing'

why do the republicans oppose trying terrorists in open court

Joe Lieberman Supports Repeal of DADT!

Americans United Urges Obama To Keep Promise To Fix 'Faith-Based' Initiative

Chinese ambassador praises St. Louis cargo hub plan, warns against protectionism

Early draft of the Constitution found in Phila.

Chuck Schumer: Undoing the damage of the Citizens United decision

'Why I am not a Republican' - Bruce Bartlett (former Reagan advisor, Bush Treasury official)

A disturbing list of republicans!

Chris Matthews: "...Admiral Mike Mulligan..."

'Avatar' and 'The Hurt Locker' Lead Academy Awards Nominations With Nine Each

Lawyer: No laws against cat tail docking

Turn on GEM$NBC - Ed Shultz is hosting Ratigan's program

Despite crappy weather, turnout was pretty good at my voting/polling station today. (Illinois)

Obama will have televised Q&A session with Senate Democrats

The reason the Republicans are so adamant about not cooperating for the good of the country:

If you're a trained auto tech, do you go to work for a Toyota dealer?

"Don't burden our kids with debt!"

In the last few days I've heard several discussions in the media about the teabaggers.

reaching younger voters

Ohio Supreme Court sets 3 execution dates

Federal agent says he may have erred in Ohio sting

Ajami: The Obama Spell Is Broken

A Road Less Travelled

Ethics watchdog group urges President Obama and Congress members to skip National Prayer Breakfast

ACLU & Lambda Legal suing the State of Hawaii over civil unions: "Enough is enough".

NFL Welfare Queens: A new roof for Dolphins Stadium....courtesy of taxpayers?

Tea Party Profiteers: How Republican Operatives Are Exploiting Economic Anxiety For Power, Cash

Obama Interested In Televised Question Time Rematch With GOP

Film exposing dolphin slaughters,nominated for Best Documentary

Is Congress going to continue listening to the "boots on the ground" when it comes to DADT?

Program Cuts, Agency-by-Agency

Groundhog's Day Budgeting: Again, Obama Underfunds Job Growth

Ask Obama a question for Thursday, FEB 4th!

scientologists behaving weirdly (a redundantly phrased Subject title)

U.S. Attorney, Letten, Steps Down From O'Keefe Case

good intentions, bad language skills

You think this would ever happen under a repub president?

Ford Sees 25 Percent Boost In January's Sales; GM Up 14 Percent

Jon Stewart Bill O'Reilly Interview: "O'Reilly Factor" Welcomes "Daily Show" Host Tomorrow Night

US Financing Its Own Liability: Alvaro Uribe

IT majors to go on a hiring spree

Politico's Josh Gerstein, in a radio interview with WTOP: Sexual Disorientation - er - Orientation

My LTTE on High Speed Rail in FL will run as "My Word" Op-Ed in Orlando Sentinel tomorrow!

Ok, WHEN will we see legislative reforms

Racial issues intensify Illinois gubernatorial primary

'Jaws' producer David Brown dies

The future of Apple

I have to tell you my Mormon story.

Defining Creations Of Bush/Cheney/Rumsfeld-Are Now-The CENTERPIECES Of Democratic & Media Consensus

"If Palin's spending on clothes had been accurately reported during the campaign"

Haiti three weeks later (bigpicture)

Michelle Malkin calls guy who loved Bush's flightsuit, smell of Thompson a "White liberal TV host"

This is very encouraging.

Fur coats become animal nests in recycling bid

Clare Short: Blair misled us and took UK into an illegal war

Do These People That Oppose Ending DADT Know How Bad It Makes......

‘World won't go to heck' (if the “don't ask, don't tell” law ended)

NASA Fiscal Year 2011 Budget Overview

Next in military technology: Unmanned Black Hawk?

Poll confirms what you already knew: Repukes are batshit crazy bigots

Anti-government protesters to march against imaginary gun-grabbing liberals

my stupid state...Ron Ramsey unsure if Obama is a U.S. citizen

Darpa’s New Plans: Crowdsource Intel, Edit DNA

Darpa’s New Plans: Crowdsource Intel, Edit DNA

Agree or Disagree?

Keith Richards gives up the grog

Obama Nashua HCR Standing O

Wow, I have been away, but how things have changed...

OMFG Peter Sprigg on Tweety

Anyone know where we can get IL election returns?

Palin hired former Gore speechwriter for big speech

This completely sickens me: 9 year old Chinese girl gives birth to baby boy

Vanity Fair's "New Hollywood" picks: All white

Enough! Time To Do A 180º On What It Means When The Groundhog Sees His Shadow

Jenny Sanford: Governor asked her advice on affair

Obama's post-beatdown-of-GOP-house poll bump continues upward

Military's top uniformed officer: Gays should serve - Awesome website of polling statistics from major news sources

"Biting recession leaves ever more Americans hungry" - that damn Obama!

"You don't have to be straight to be in the military; you just have to be able to shoot straight."

Bipartisanship only works if BOTH parties are willing to participate

I Voted.

Anyone up for helping organize a massive MARCH FOR PROGRESS in DC this spring?

Sarah Palin magazine >Just what we need! (NOT)

DU this poll on James O'Keefe

Bill O'Reilly has a falafel... and a loofah... and a "funny buddy with a blackboard." Do YOU???

So anti-incumbency means you elect the people who brought you catastrophe?

Rewriting Chemical Safety Laws May Save Toymakers ‘Millions’

Blackwater winning contracts using different names:

3 Calif. children mauled by pack of escaped dogs

President Obama, Pick Up the Phone and Call Arkansas Tonight.

GOP Debating Purity Tests for Repug Candidates

Obama brands Republicans as 'opportunists' in NH

The House Will Vote to Eliminate Health Insurance’s Anti-Trust Exemption

Giannoulias leads Hoffman 37-30

Nancy and Harry - you're finally on NOTICE. You are close to being fired in 2010.

Vengeance.. How many deaths will be enough?

Just for people following Sarah Palin scandals...

First Lady Michelle Obama meets with Cabinet and Congressional members about childhood obesity -pics

Guilty verdict in Oregon's faith-healing trial

Blair Called a Liar in Iraq Inquiry

Blair Called a Liar in Iraq Inquiry

Investment Advice Guru Who Gave Big To GOP Accused Of Ponzi Scheme

AP: "Stupid Asteroids" have been striking portions of North America for the past ten years.

94 Democrats have signed the Polis-Pingree letter urging the P.O. be passed through reconcilliation

A party that fails to perform will lose seats. This is a basic law of democracy.

My life-long friend has gone teabagger...

The Frank Luntz memo - The language of Financial Reform

It's not like an election hadn't been bought before the recent SC ruling...

Catholic HANNITY is gloating-FEVERISH over Andrew Young

Why is "Democrat" (instead of Democratic) an insult?

Why is "Democrat" (instead of Democratic) an insult?

Another Dem wins in MO...

Breaking: Democrat wins MO State House special election (= GOP in big trouble in 2010?)

Help! I need some advice from cat lovers - My 17 year old Gidget, ,

While attempting to return his truck to Toyota, man's gas pedal sticks, strikes Toyota dealership

Young Saudi Girl Suddenly Drops Petition to Divorce 80-Year-Old

Young Saudi Girl Suddenly Drops Petition to Divorce 80-Year-Old

RNC Co Chair: "Women sometimes need a little more handholding"

Did you just hear that nutball on Tweety's show say NO GAYS

Admiral Mullen was ELOQUENT and PASSIONATE in his defense of gay Americans

Afghanistan's mineral resources are worth $1 trillion

Make a Child Smile - Something easy you can do to help

From HIV to Ebola: A new broad spectrum antiviral?

From HIV to Ebola: A new broad spectrum antiviral?

Mrs. Neff, Mr. Fish

Do *you* think the Americans accused in Haiti of trafficking in children were ......

Jenny Sanford Exclusive: Husband Refused to Be Faithful in Wedding Vows

Obama rebounds by fighting back. Gallup--up 9

Birth month affects future health, fitness and sports ability.

Serious discussion topic: Is the American citizenry dumber than ever in our history?

Kuwait-based Agility Attempts to Vault Fraud Charges for over-billing the U.S. taxpayers

The Republicans' Reagan Amnesia

IL Gov race is tight, now under 2% difference with Quinn in the lead, for now

Code Pink displays signs as Geithner testifies before the Senate Finance Committee - pics

This is NOT how life should end

Al-Qaeda Likely to Try U.S. Attack In Six Months, Panel Told

Child abuse drops sharply in U.S.

John McCain on DADT, '10 vs '06

Krugman: Good and Boring (Canadian Banking System compared to the US' system)

Woodamnwhoo! I like this new mod stuff!

Rising FHA default rate foreshadows a crush of foreclosures

HOW To Write A Political Bestseller

Rush Limbaugh: 'Thank God' for Obama's troubles

Ted Deutch wins his special primary election with 85% of the vote in FL19

Newsweek's Jonathan Alter to GOP: 'Aren't you helping the terrorists?'

Stewart Hammers Fox News For Cutting Off Obama's GOP Q&A (VIDEO)

Mandatory Tuesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

Elderly WWII vet gets medal after 20th try

We are the Ordinary People of our Time

Teaching Tolerance: A Project of the Southern Poverty Law Center

Drug-Sniffing Dogs To Patrol School Hallways

The Oscar Nominations are out 8:30 in the morning.

"John Edwards Sex Tape"

Wow, "The Golden Girls" turned a generation Gay?

Is everyone aware that the agent in "Entourage" is based on Ari Emmanuel?

Pentagon's Black Budget tops $56 billion

Intelligence chiefs say another terror attempt in U.S. is 'certain'


Robert Reich: too many decisions being made in secret, harms democracy:

Pelosi: No Obstacle To Senate Acting First On Health Care Reform

Some days I just want to scream at the top of my lungs because the stupid hurts so much.

I don't need a lot of reasons to keep up the good fight. Just one.

" I'm especially interested in hearing Liz Cheney trash her own father's administration"

" I'm especially interested in hearing Liz Cheney trash her own father's administration"

Redux:My congressman's statements on the deficit

Blue Wing (by Tom Russell)

A potential disaster in the IL Primary?

In These Times: Same Work, More Play

Saxby Chambliss: Gay soldiers would present an "unacceptable risk" to the military's high standards

Saxby Chambliss: Gay soldiers would present an "unacceptable risk" to the military's high standards

Is it possible to be pragmatic and an ideologue at the same time?

Now for something light, fluffy, and very civil. :o)

Military Uses Their Own Video Arcade For Recruitment In Philadelphia.

The Bush-Cheney Energy Plan Was A Failure-Yet That's Exactly What House Republicans Are Proposing

Time for more nuclear? A Quarter of U.S. Nuclear Plants Leaking Tritium into Groundwater


LATimes: Hospital puts endangered green sea turtles with tumors on fast track

Study: Hunger in America jumps ‘unprecedented’ 46 percent

“Doing Civil Disobedience for Single Payer” Carol Paris MD

Democrats are Sexy

Women avoid jail in glued penis case

I am a proud combat veteran of the US Army, so it gives me no great pleasure to say this ...

Today's Epic Fail

Scary Statistic-40-60% of Architects are Unemployed.

Detained Americans appear in court, Haitian officials say

this wanker on hardball

Check out Sen Gillibrand's pathetic challenger, Bruce Blakeman

For GOP, embracing Florida's Tea Party movement is like "trying to hug a jellyfish"

OK, i'm ready for the magic trick.

True Majority asks us to Help save 2.5 billion

If you haven't voted in this DU poll on nuclear power or renewables please take a moment

Tax question - re tuition expenses.

Chris Floyd: Have Bush's "rank crimes" been converted to Obama's "practical politics"?

For those interested in how technology is changing humanity...

Apple co-founder says his Prius accelerates to 97 mph on cruise control, suspects software glitch

Rep. John Murtha hospitalized in intensive care

I told ya, I told ya, I told ya. More info on TSA issues.

Frank Luntz Pens Memo To Kill Financial Regulatory Reform

Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Claims Software to Blame for Toyota Prius Acceleration Problem

Everyone needs to ask Republicans *WHY* they think letting gays in the military will cause calamity

CNN Tops MSNBC In Weekday Prime Time For First Time In Six Months

CNN Tops MSNBC In Weekday Prime Time For First Time In Six Months

Illinois primary election results link. polls just closed.

Palin's Signature in the $100 donation to SarahPAC books are apparently FAKE!

Warning to job seekers: Stay away from Primerica!

Has anyone called Palin up on using her duaghter's disability?

Has anyone called Palin up on using her duaghter's disability?

US Terror Suspects in Pakistan Allege FBI Torture

The annual threat assessment came out today, and we're all gonna die...

The Lancet retracts autism/vaccine study

I was watching Barney Miller today. Normally I love that show, but this episode

I stand with PETA on this one:

President Obama Quietly Resuscitating 'Fourth Branch of Government'

Seems like yesterday: Alan Grayson just keeps on coming

If Obama succeeds in killing the NASA Constellation project, what then?

The Kos poll of Republicans: The wingnuts are even nuttier than you think.

5.1 Million Homes Projected To Be Worth Less Than 75% Of Mortgage By June

Mel Gibson's new movie pitch sidelined by anti-Semetic rant questions, resulting in A-bomb

WTF is happening to Americans?

Why Are Americans so Passive as they lose the American Dream?

Va. Senate bans health insurance mandate

Banker busted ogling at naked woman during live TV cross

Feds to Pay 110% of Medicare Rates for Haiti Evacuees

Transport secretary calls Toyota ‘safety deaf’

Major Flight Test *Fails to Intercept Target* as US Expands Missile System in Gulf

New Federal Hate Crimes Law Challenged on Constitutional Grounds

I did a little bit of sniffing around about Stan Dai

A challenge to any homophobe/Freeper lurkers.. Why didn't Jesus condemn gays?

SOTU Analysis, One Week Later: "The Audacity of Obama's Political Philosophy"

WTF???!!!! National Public Radio is giving that consummate

People that held up signs

MR. PRESIDENT: You keep claiming you want our good ideas: MEDICARE FOR ALL!!!

DNC *ADMITS* they gave $500,000 of YOUR donations to air anti-HCR ads

Monsanto Purchases World’s Largest Vegetable Seed Company

The Grate Society

Hasselbeck blurts out the truth: GOP opposed to open trial because of fears that "Bush"

12-Year-Old Girl Locked in Closet For a Year Because She Wanted to Eat, Say Texas Police

Any Fans of Chris Hedges' Empire of Illusion here? My question is...

What is wrong with the country/world?

Angry Voters, Right-Wing Populism, & Racial Violence

Jenny Sanford Exclusive: Husband Refused to Be Faithful in Wedding Vows

China: $7 billion for Las Vegas to Los Angeles maglev train

Rep. Hunter: Repealing 'Don't Ask' Will Hurt Military...

Rep. Hunter: Repealing 'Don't Ask' Will Hurt Military...

"Peace Prize President Submits Largest War Budget Ever"

Good God, Chris, shut up! You have your OWN show, stop monopolizing Rachael's!

When is a cat fight not a cat fight? (When a teacher gets assaulted)

Has Habeas Corpus been restored? My brother just asked me and I'm ashamed

Music's lost decade: Sales cut in half

If the violence in Mexico moved north to the US, would you support invading Mexico?

Senate GOP to Obama: Thank you, sir, may we have another?


Target going the way of Circuit City - Surprise company wide elimination of ast. department managers

Target going the way of Circuit City - Surprise company wide elimination of ast. department managers

Haitian 'orphans' taken by missionaries reunited with parents

Conservatives Fearmonger About Repealing DADT: It Will Lead To The Draft And ‘Mortally’

National Prayer Breakfast: The Family's Attitude To-wards Blacks. page 140

Homeless veterans programs get billions

Palin attacks Rahm Emanuel for using the word 'retarded'

Full-time living expenses , in a part-time world

Toyota couldn't have found a less expensive fix.

Was Obama's "I don't quit" line in the SOTU a direct jab at Sarah Palin?

more on the idaho-based baptist baby-snatchers in haiti

Post reports tax-averse Colorado Springs streets to go dark; comments thread lights up

CIA Interrogation Tapes DESTROYED!!!

Many Thanks For All The Kind And Encouraging Words, Ladies And Gentlemen!

Keith Olbermann's ratings plunged 44%

Boehner to school kids: “(Liberals) don’t have a lot of faith in the American people..."

Why would you take children out of the country without documentation?

A Note To MY Doctor Today.....About his prioritys and ethics

The Poverty Scorecard for 2009 is out. How did your state do?

The Poverty Scorecard for 2009 is out. How did your state do?

Best Commercial Ever?

A few words about civility and how we moderate the DU discussion forums.

Reps Edwards, Conyers Just Put in Constl Amendment to Overrule SCOTUS

Women sometimes need a little more handholding, or they need friends to help them make a decision

Sending Pure Love to The Magistrate

How Obama Could Pass A Single Payer Bill: John Marty, Democratic candidate for Governor of Minnesota

The Pitfalls of Liberalism by Stokely Carmichael (Kwame Ture)

Girl power can save the world

Why can't our candidates be more like Dennis Kucinich?

Is the U.S. military involved in mass murder in Colombia?

I have something to say about the bashing and piling on Toyota lately

"a great and terrible charade" leaders and entrepreneurs triumphant at school closings?

I want to create a thread that never lies.


I think I need a bigger subwoofer amp

( o ) ( o )

I see this whenever I close my eyes

so, it's Groundhog Day.

'Avatar,' 'The Hurt Locker' Lead Oscar Contenders

Okay, campers, rise and shine, and don't forget your booties 'cause it's cooooold out there today.


Bill Watterson, creator of beloved 'Calvin and Hobbes' looks back with no regrets

Leaked "Lost" Episode Spurs Surprising Fan Reaction.

Good morning Lounge

Following Michael Steele's lead, I, Yellowcanine rule out a 2012 run for President.

Moments ago, I had everything. Now, I have a cow in my nose

Post your Oscar rants here....

What part of the word triscadecaphobia don't you understand?

Breaking: West Philadelphia youth to move in with auntie and uncle living in Bel Air.

It's a shame Tiny Tim never got to perform with Lady GaGa

For those who use podcasts, what are your favorites?

Conan O'Brien to pay his former 50-person crew 6 weeks severance pay from his own pocket

Well ya pass around the pipe and y'all get high,

Breaking: Reported notorious New Jersey mobster seeing therapist.

Razzies announced

I can't find two of my posts from earlier today.

I'm alerting.

It's Groundhog Eve

Took my fam'ly away from my Carolina home

Breaking: Bad teacher contracts cancer, starts selling drugs to compete for Emmy

Nuoc mam. Yea or nay?

uh-oh CHUGGO'S got some competition

I have a funny feeling about Oscar...

Breaking: Architect with three sons to wed local woman with three girls of her own...

A tribunal of mercy by Terry Pratchett

Natasha Bedingfield These Words Dwele Remix

Breaking: Formal naval intelligence officer announces plans to serve as private detective in Hawaii

i know where i`m going this month......

Anti-Republican Jokes: Post 'em if you got 'em!

Oh that Jesus...

One person you would not mind never seeing on TV again...

Astronaut returns to Earth and finds a hot blond who'll grant his every wish

What's your opinion of online comments on newspaper website articles?

Breaking: Ajira Flight 316 from Los Angeles to Guam, loses communication, believed to have crashed

A diverse group of quasi-militaristic over-achievers travel from planet to planet causing mischief

Do you like Mogwai?

City dude with a swanky foreign wife both retire to a rural lifestyle

Breaking: San Francisco widower finds out his daughter is actually a set of twins.

Boston Legal Actor Dies in Wisconsin Car Crash

Incredible iPad presentation. (Pretty funny)

I thought DU was broke because I kept seeing all of these ads

I'm still trying to decipher this post I saw from a Republican on Facebook:

Patrick Stewart to reprise Simpsons role in new "Star Trek XI: The Paddling of the Swollen ***" film

Is there free tv..

Everything old is new again....

Punxsutawney Phil? Fuhgeddabouddit! Chuck G. Hogg from Staten Island says spring's comin' early.

In Skinners new era of civility

America's favorite rodent predicts long winter.


Big Spider Attacks Daddy

The post in which I make a timely suggestion on how to improve the next Star Trek movie.


Scalia is posting on Twitter!

Funniest Youtube ever - "Drinking out of cups"

In the new era of civility, I would like to thank LynneSin for Delaware erecting

Check out the Gorn Forum!

Stand at the top of a staircase with a prime number of steps. Then walk down two at a time.

I feel good... I feel bad... I feel happy... I feel sad... Am I in luv? I moost be in luv...

I don't care if it's been played a bazillion times, it's STILL a classic..."Fire and Rain"

Teenagers on Salinger

James Taylor & Carly Simon - "You Can Close Your Eyes," 1977

Warren Zevon's last Letterman Appearance Part 2

Warren Zevon's last Letterman appearance part 3

Avatar's up for Best Picture? What The Fuck has the Academy been smoking?

Pee-wee Gets An iPad!

I have a funny feeling about the Oscars....


Pokey the Possum

what would it be like if the government DIDN'T protect us from terror?

Help! I need some advice from cat lovers - My 17 year old Gidget, ,

Post good examples of cinematography.


Train versus plane

why does the TRAVEL channel show only food shows?

Warren Zevon's last Letterman Appearance part 1

Remember when...

Man hurt using explosives in backyard sledding stunt

Apple iPad commercial

So this alien vessel lands in the parking lot at the creationist museum...

First look at a Super Bowl ad...

Does anyone remember "Fat Man in Patagonia on a bike"? on PBS

I had to look up literaly to see if I was spelling it right.

If You Marry a NEBRASKA Girl!!

So... Let me get some opinions

LOL...Toyota CEO apologizes and then leaves in an Audi

Friendly Porcupine Begs From Skiers


College professors: would you be weirded out if you got an e-mail...

Help! I need some advice from cat lovers - My 17 year old Gidget, ,

Lee Mercer is back!

S N O W in Maryland tonight...

My friend SHOULD have been celebrating her 50th birthday today

PSA: "World's Greatest Dad" is NOT what I consider to be a "comedy". No spoilers.

Breaking: Alarming rise in deaths of young mothers; most kids today being raised by widower dads

What music is playing in your elevator ride to hell?

Homemade sledding rocket explodes

I get angry when I click on a link to read an article at a news site and it takes me to a damn video

Had my yearly checkup today at the doctor's office.

Post the silliest thing you got in your photobucket

Whatever happened to the Screaming Trees?



AP: "Stupid Asteroids" have been striking portions of North America for the past ten years.

Do you like sardines?

A general legal question for the lawyers and paralegals here.

Son's new band's first YouTube video....

Already got beat up in GD, only been back for a week or so

Are celebrity sex tapes shocking anymore?

Someone please post a clip from Avatar that actually looks real.

Peanut butter sandwich

Warren Zevon's last Letterman appearance part 4

Canadians are smarter than Americans. They've known for years what to do with fundies

Fuck Death

Why was District 9 nominated for Best Picture?

Idiomatic relics of an earlier age

okay. talking sex robot on the market. 7000 dollars.

I bought cupcakes and broke my diet. Please KICK MY ***! I need some tough love.

Capt. Phil Harris suffers stroke while offloading his ship, the Cornelia Marie.

Australia-bound: President Obama invited to address Parliament

I know what I'd do if I was President Obama...

U.S., Russia near new treaty to reduce nuclear arsenals

Most of DU AGREES with Sarah Palin

MSNBC President Obama Question Time Brings In Huge Ratings!

I think I twigged on how Obama's working things

The Republicans have a filter for their new members .. They must be Bullies, Abusers, NPDers, and

OK. So we close GITMO as a military installation, make a civil court there.

They Never Learn

"Fire Geithner Now!"

Obama's Budget Assumes Passage of Health Care Bill

A proposed Democratic campaign slogan: "The GOP. They want to f*** you over."

So, what's up with Health Care Reform?

NYT: "Obama got the budget right, congress must follow"

City still waiting for reimbursement from Obama's 2008 visit

Gates & Mullen Firmly Support ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Repeal

Ed Schultz Hosting Dylan Ratigan's Show

Dupe, pls. delete. nt

Peter Orszag: We're making tough choices

PPP polling: Dems better off pasting health care before Nov. election than not

Reuters pulls its own Obama hit job article on middle class tax increases

GALLUP shows Obama bounce. Approval at 51/42 versus 47/46 one week ago.

Levin: Repeal Don't Ask, Don't Tell. McCain: 'now is not the time'

Neocon(Daniel Pipes): Obama Can Save Presidency By Bombing Iran

Sarah Palin Is The New Voice Of Progressives...LOL

Obama's budget would boost funds for health research

Mullen tweets support for ''Don't ask, don't tell'' repeal

Melissa Bean: A Democrat Bankers Bank On

Tony Perkins (bigot-"Focus on the Family") just said...

CNN, would 'someone who's consistent on debt worries' vote for both of Bush's unfunded tax cuts?

Why doesn't the President just start calling the rethugs theparty of no in his speeches

Iran Slams US Defense Missile Deployment in Gulf

Statement from Human Rights Campaign on “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” U.S. Senate Hearing

Economist Michael Hudson: Obama's Junk Economics

Obama Budget Includes 7-Month Extension of Unemployment Benefits

Newt Comes Through for Bennett

Howard Dean coming to Oregon to raise money for Bradbury

Governor's Race Gains One Republican Candidate, Loses A Democrat

Senate Republicans say NO to the Jobs Bill! NO to using $30B from TARP for small business loans.

Hayworth Sets a Date

Ensign PAC gives $10k to Heck

Modest Momentum to Moran in KS GOP Primary for Brownback Senate Seat:

Jonathan Chait: The Dem Base and Health Reform

Tea Party Profiteers: How Republican Operatives Are Exploiting Economic Anxiety For Power, Cash

Durbin, Schumer prep for fight (for leader if Reid loses) with donations to Senate colleagues

Obama Interested In Televised Question Time Rematch With GOP

Anyone see this Lynne Sweet who's in Chicago talking up the DOOM and GLOOM of Dem's

McCain shifting stance on 'don't ask, don't tell' policy? (WaPo)

Faux news concerned about how many times Obama says "I" in NH, I am serious

If this years budget deficit was 3.6 trillion but led to 8% growth...

Crazy eyes at it again with her bullshit

HuffPo: "Obama Will Do Another Q&A--This One With Democrats" (Set for tomorrow)

Here's How History Gets Rewritten

Don't Ask, Don't Tell: By the numbers


Cranky McCain Chastises Mullen And Gates For Expressing Opinion On DADT Before Consulting Him

Since when has government "created" jobs?? this question was...

Orszag attacks Ryan’s spending plan

"Pelosi: Senate Must Pass Fix Before House Passes Senate Bill"

Harry Reid to John McCain: 2008 'is over'

Rangel: Lawmakers writing compromise health bill - AP

The 2010 Comprehensive (& Startling) Daily Kos/Research 2000 Poll of Self-Identified Republicans

Why don't the republicans trust the American judicial System?

Obama to meet Dalai Lama despite Chinese protest

Is anyone interested in the Illinois primaries tonight?

Photos: The Obama Presidency, February 2, 2010

Kerry Announces Plans to Introduce Constitutional Amendment on Campaign Finance System

Evan Bayh: Best Friend Of The Rich

Because SCOTUS has ruled that corporations are persons ...

Talkingpointsmemo: Pelosi: No Hope for Public Option at This Time

Atlantic's Marc Ambinder: Why is McCain Red Hot on Don't Ask, Don't Tell?

Gallup Approval 2/2: Obama 51(+1), 42(-2)

Jon Stewart was VERY impressed with Obama's Q&A session with Repubs. He had a segment

Why do I get the feeling Peter Orszag is a lot more competent than Geithner?

Ax: "We're going to look for every opportunity we can to have constructive dialogue." (with the GOP)

Fox cuts away from Obama town hall to air health reform critic

The bowing, the pulling out the chair, the letting the other person go first..

In 1995, what turned around Clinton's prospects for '96 was the GOP-led gov't shutdown

Was the "Landrieu phone caper case" really a bug retrieval mission than planting one???

Palin Calls For Rahm Emanuel To Be Fired...because there are reports he's a potty mouth.

Poll: Majority of Republicans believe Obama is a 'socialist'

I knew this was going to happen: LVRJ says, "Obama dings Las Vegas — again"

Sullivan: Republicans war is not on Al Qaeda. It's on Obama

Sarah Palin Calls on Obama to Fire Rahm Emanuel for Offensive Comment

The Potential of the Great President is being Squandered. What can we do?

President Obama will do another Q&A - This time with Democrats

Pelosi On Health Reform: ‘We Will Not Be Deterred From Getting Something Done, One Way Or Another’

"Unit cohesion"

Yesterday this Morning Joe person called Obama arrogant and narcissistic

Former Sen. Coats to Challenge Sen. Bayh

Oil industry shrieks over White House budget plan

The Dem Base And Health Reform

Pelosi: ‘We Are Very Close’ to Passing Health Care Reform

Chris Matthews---My Man Tweety!

Obama to unveil small biz lending plan drawn from bailout funds

Chris Matthews Does it Again

John Murtha said to be in "grave" condition.....

Who stepped up to the plate today and cosponsored S.752, Fair Elections Now Act? Senator John Kerry.

You disgust me John McCain - for one reason.

Neocon: Obama can save presidency by bombing Iran

What's the opposite of "populist"?

REMATCH! Obama Interested in Televised Q&A with Senate Repubs

Sarah Palin needs to shut the fuck up.

Not enough is being made of Fox News' cutting away from the event on Friday

Goddamn it. I was wrong. I apologize to my GLBT friends here at DU

Kerry And Feingold Slam Supreme Court In Hearing On Campaign Finance Ruling

On Thursday, Obama will be answering questions from people like us online:

Freepers are pissed that a pro-choice Republican (Kirk) won the Ill. Senate Primary

The Plumline: Obama to America: Go Out and Make Congress Pass Health Reform

Who was president and vice-president of the U.S. when you were born?

The teabaggers aren't expressing populist anger, they're lunatics

Just Breathe - Pearl Jam

Why aren't the republiCONS worried about..

Kos Poll: GOPers Say Palin More Qualified Than Obama


Abstinence-only programs might work, study says

Afghan Leader Seeks Saudi Help on Peace Talks.

New Zealand girl, 14, uses body-board to fend off shark

Mining company CEO buys Sun Ranch near Yellowstone


Study: Hunger in America jumps ‘unprecedented’ 46 percent

Study: Hunger in America jumps ‘unprecedented’ 46 percent

Iraq inquiry: Tony Blair ‘lied’ and misled Parliament, claims Clare Short (former secretary)

Dictatorship exists in Iran despite revolution: Mousavi

China Warns Obama Against Meeting Dalai Lama

'Avatar' and 'The Hurt Locker' Lead Academy Awards Nominations With Nine Each

China opposes Obama meeting with Dalai Lama

Obama, Family Plan Trip to Boyhood Indonesian School in March

Sarah Palin Calls on Obama to Fire Rahm Emanuel for Offensive Comment

Rep. John Murtha hospitalized in intensive care

7 plead not guilty in NY insider trading probe

U.S. court tosses sentence for millennium bomb plotter

Medical journal retracts study linking autism to vaccine

Iowa Computer Breach Points to China

Obama seeks DOE funding hikes for 2011 clean energy

(Defense Secretary) Gates: Fewer gay troops will be dismissed

EnerDel to invest $237M in Indiana lithium-ion battery plant

Copenhagen - the Munich of our times?

Arrest of ex-Neo-Nazi sought in Auschwitz theft

Obama seeks money for nuclear weapons work

Obama team draws sharp Hill questions on budget

Iran president Ahmadinejad accepts nuclear deal terms

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Tuesday February 2

Arabs play hard to get on Australia's UN bid

Brennan: All Transferred Detainees Who Returned to Terrorism Were Released by Bush

Pope Benedict attacks [UK] government over Equality Bill

Curveball Alters Talks on Wall St. Reform

CNN Tops MSNBC In Weekday Prime Time For First Time In Six Months

Banker busted ogling at naked woman during live TV cross

Waxman: Toyota Told Us Gas Pedals Were Not the Problem

Christmas Day bomb suspect Abdulmutallab providing intelligence, sources say

Obama rips GOP as 'opportunists,' touts loan plan

Several airlifted to Miami hospital after stage near Sun Life Stadium, site of Super Bowl XLIV, coll

U.S. probes electronics in Toyota recall

AIG Plans to Pay About $100 Million in Bonuses Wednesday

Court Orders CIA to Provide Documents Regarding Pelosi/Congressional "Torture Briefings"

Venezuela deports suspected cocaine traffickers, paramilitary member to US, France, Colombia

Fury as giant Belo Monte Amazon rainforest dam is approved by Brazil

Murtha Reportedly in GRAVE Condition

Abdulmutallab starts talking again

Dems plan jobs bill, challenging GOP's acts

Ahmadinejad proposes prisoner swap for US hikers

BofA approved more than $4 billion for 2009 pay

Senator (Durbin) probes tech firms operating in China

Iraq inquiry: Claire Short says UK cabinet misled on war legality

Palin hired former Gore speechwriter for big speech

Fate of Obama’s aunt to be fought behind closed doors

Pope faces protests on British visit over attack on equality laws

Kraft Foods completes Cadbury takeover

UN concerned about security in Haiti

Reuters Pulls 'Backdoor Taxes' Story

(Senate Majority Leader) Reid plays national security card on GOP

Rep. Murtha in intensive care

Calderon Says Mexico Violence Stoked by U.S. Weapons

The House Will Vote to Eliminate Health Insurance’s Anti-Trust Exemption Next Week

Reid hails end of Yucca Mountain project

NHTSA Considers Imposing Civil Penalty Over Toyota Recalls

Clear way for Manuel Noriega's extradition to France, U.S. asks

Steny Hoyer: White House rethinking Guantanamo transfers

Breaking: Coats to challenge Bayh

Unemployment rises in most metro areas

Pelosi: No Hope For Public Option At This Time

Dodd Calls Obama Plan Too Grand

US Jan. auto sales rise; safety fears trip Toyota

Lawmakers take issue with Obama's Las Vegas remark

N.L. Premier Williams set to have heart surgery in U.S.

Lancet accepts MMR study 'false'

We Were There - The Greensboro Sit Ins

Rush Limbaugh -Dancing Fool (00:40) left side of the screen

Rachel Maddow- Prayer breakfast and Obama

MSNBC's Rachel Maddow - guest Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA04) discusses Wall Street reform

William McNary: Progressives Must Win Because It Is Best For the People of America

Republicans Flip-Flopping All Over Themselves To Avoid Agreeing With Obama

William McNary: Ordinary People Are The Ones Who Make Change Not Politicians

Anne Feeney singing Have You Been to Jail for Justice

DADT Hearing (2/2/10) Secretary Robert Gates Opening Statement

TYT: Obama Ok With Insane Banker Bonuses?

"Keiser Report" No. 13 - Guest: Barry Ritholtz

Why are banks reluctant to modify loans to President Obama

Blind Melon - No Rain

Mullen: ‘It is my personal belief’ that repealing DADT is ‘the right thing to do.’ »

Progressives and the Democratic Party

Hijinks or Undercover Ops?

Time's Joe Klein: 'Glenn Beck is pedaling a lot of hateful crap.'

William McNary: How We Win Healthcare NOW

GOP Rep: Let's Privatize Social Security And Cut Benefits

Target Corp Closes Its Port Richey Store

Bipartisanship will only help the GOP

Elton John - Your song

RR video 3

Roof Top Revolutionary Part Two

'Giving Up is Not An Option'

TV business report accidentally catches nude photos on banker's computer

TYT: Leaked Memo - How To Protect Banks & Screw Taxpayers!

Faux News Censors President Obama's Q&A With GOP Reps - Includes Jon Stewart's "CUT THE FEEEED!!!"

James O'Keefe Explains What He Was Doing In Senator Landrieu's Office pt.1

Stimulus Money Put To VERY Good Use!


Keiser Report on US banks financing terrorism

The US Game in Latin America

J.D. Salinger (1919-2010): An appreciation

Obama budget halts IT growth, cuts data centers

Tim Pawlenty: Not Ready for Prime Time

Flock Is Now a Fight Team in Some Ministries

Study: Hunger in America jumps ‘unprecedented’ 46 percent

The Paranoid Style in American Politics (Richard Hofstadter, 1964)

Howard Zinn: "We Should Not Give Up the Game Before All the Cards Have Been Played"

Haiti's inconvenient truths

Robert Reich: Our Incredible Shrinking Democracy

THE INFLUENCE GAME: Health lobbying gears down

Reid says Repubs endangering our security by holding up appointments to top security positions.

Woman Who Was Denied Insurance Due To Pre-Existing Condition Looking To Get Married For Health Care

Campaign finance: Corporations, the high court and the Fourth Estate

Copenhagen - the Munich of our times?

In Session: Liberals find backing in poll numbers

Word choice

Pentagon’s Black Budget Tops $56 Billion

Oil and Gas Interests Set Spending Record for Lobbying in 2009: $154 million

NYT examines how Advanced Placement classes may take place of real learning.

Obama pitches aid for struggling small businesses

An Attack On Iran Would Be A Blessing For The Regime

In These Times: The Strange Fruit of Desperation

President Obama and the CIA: What Must Be Done

Who DADT Dere Gonna Beat THIS 'Ain't'

Immigration Reform is Necessary for America's Economic Recovery

Eric Prince and David Prentice: The Blackwater/Anti-Stemcell Connection

Small-business proposal gets cold shoulder from GOP, credit unions

Gates Shakes Up Leadership for F-35.

Run, Larry, Run

Scarecrow Socialism and Nanny Capitalism

Honor Killing by Any Other Name

A load of papal bull: Pope's assault on Equalities Bill

The Phony War

How Bipartisanship Hurts the Country (But Helps Corporate America) Cenk @ Huffington Post

Rahm Emmanuel gets tough with the wrong people. He doesn't get that appeasement doesn't work with

Americans Trafficking In Haitian Children

Why Are Americans Passive as Millions Lose Their Homes, Jobs, Families and the American Dream?

US firm kicked out of Peru mining group for pollution

Shell Pushes Brazilian Ethanol After Scaling Back Wind, Solar

Drumbeat: February 2, 2010

Goteborg University - Mediterrenean Surface Temperature Spike; Likely Problems For Nile Delta

Another Die-Off Likely For Last Wild Whooping Cranes With Collapse Of Blue Crabs Along Texas Coast

India steps up scramble with China for African energy (oil)

California Receives $2 Billion Grant for High-Speed Rail

January 2010 Warmest On Record For Seattle

Canada's Boreal Forest at Risk from Oil Sands Projects:

Oil and Gas Interests Set Spending Record for Lobbying in 2009: $154 million

Goldman Sachs' Oil Rigs

Steorn free energy Orbo - snake oil or real deal?

More Than 25% of US Nuclear Reactors Leaking Carcinogen Into Groundwater

Nuclear Industy spent $84 million lobbying Congress in 1st 3 quarters of 2009

DOE doubles loan guarantees for new nuclear plant construction

Right-Wing, Intelligence Ties to Landrieu Office Bugging

Gilbert Arenas Op-ed Apology in the WaPo

NFL Welfare Queens: A new roof for Dolphins Stadium....courtesy of taxpayers?


NFL concedes on "Who Dat" trademark claim

Wow...I had no idea that the struggling city of Arlington gave the Cowboys 325 million

Colts by two TD's

Hamas: Dubai assassins were likely Arabs, not Israelis

UN find challenges Israeli version of attack on civilian building in Gaza war

Dutch pro-Palestinian socialite: Jewish lobby plays on Holocaust

Jordan arrests militants in connection with Jan. 14 attack on Israeli diplomats

Gaza militants say beach attack avenges killing

Israel Finally Admits to Using White Phosphorus in Gaza-has reprimanded two senior officers

Exclusive: Israeli commander: 'We rewrote the rules of war for Gaza'

Gaza rocket strikes open field in western Negev

Jordan criticized for stripping Palestinian rights

Holes shot in armys denail of gaza attack

Jewish groups praise Limbaugh

Plan Colombia unmentioned in US 2011 budget proposal

Colombia: indigenous communities targeted in war —again

Calderon Says Mexico Violence Stoked by U.S. Weapons

US Financing Its Own Liability: Alvaro Uribe

Venezuela deports suspected cocaine traffickers, paramilitary member to US, France, Colombia

Salvadoran Anti-Mining Activists Risk Their Lives by Taking On ‘Free Trade’

Colombia's Uribe Signs Security Pact with Honduras' Lobo

Re-posting of "Is the U.S. military involved in mass murder in Colombia?"--in GD

Hey folks. Skinner has posted that we need to be more civil. That means

Today in Labor History Feb 2, 300 newsboys organized to protest a cut in pay & more stories

Economic Report: California, New York Lead States In U.S. Union Membership

It Took A Year, But Workers Forced A NY Billionaire To Pay Them Owed Wages

Crosspost RE: Indiana State Teachers Association day at the Statehouse

Is ther hope yet for the UK

Toronto Crime Wave Thwarted by “Project Safe City”

Can anything be done about NYC's draconian gun laws?

Easy availability of shopping carts, shoes, and Internet connections causes havoc in OZ

More "feel good" from the North

Two dead, one wounded in Westford, MA, domestic shooting incident

Gun Control advocates favorite "Wild Wild West" mantra, laid to rest at Boot Hill

NJ Man Indicted For Shooting His Pet Parrot

Shopping in Texas?

Arizona Bill Seeks to Make Permits and Background Checks Optional

Quiet Neighborhood Scene Of Grusome Shooting: Three Found Shot In Westford Home

Important thread in the Editorials section

U of Oregon Gay & Lesbian Student Alliance Office Vandalized, Neo-Nazi-Style

Good News for the Day, if a Little Late

GOP Attitudes about gays exposed in Research 2000/Daily Kos poll

I crossposted this in GD..

Lawmakers ask Boy Scouts to end anti-gay practices

Freedom Forgotten by Bishop Harry R. Jackson, Jr. (opposes equal marriage, Washington D.C.)

Apparently the buzz to repeal DADT is gaining steam. I think it's at the point of inevitability.

Admiral Mullen goes out swinging against DADT.

"Ladies first."

Best Fluid Motion Pictures Named

Troops in Afghanistan Will See Through Walls in 2010

Hubble view of the aftermath of an asteroid collision

The birth of a new star seen for the first time

50 years ago

do you think they mean this?


This was completely accidental

Color or Black and White?

I don't know why I am drawn to scenes


Shot some video using AVCHD Lite

Alternet article about a Bruce Lipton book "Spontaneous Evolution". (very up our alley!)

Need some thoughts today

What books are we reading?

Evening Birthday Party for Angel Wings: Let's throw a PARTY

Bank Debt Swaps Exceed Corporate Insurance by Most Since Lehman

The creditor and The Plastic Duck Junkie.

U.S. Economy "De-evolving": An Industrialist's Plan to Revive American Manufacturing

Study: 1 in 8 get help at food banks

Magnesium Supplement Helps Boost Brainpower

The Miracle of Vitamin D: Sound Science, or Hype?

Report linking autism to vaccines is retracted by medical journal

This month warmest on satellite record (so far):

Consumption Of Whole Grain Falls Short Of Guidelines

Playing to Learn

My day at the Indiana State House

Beijing warns U.S. Obama against meeting with Dalai Lama

If you could know the date of your death, would you want to?

Man Accused of Killing, Dismembering Girlfriend Because She Was a "Warlock"

Notes On Cooking Potatoes

Who can help me with beans...

My evil sister and BIL sent me a birthday present:

Can I make cheese without rennet?

A gadget that I'm tempted to try, please talk me down