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Archives: February 20, 2010

WTF Government now wants to blow up chemical & biological weapons

CIA Forced To Complete All Scheduled Torture In One Hectic Weekend


Plane Attack Victim's son speaks out

The confusing legal justifications for torture

Bellydancers for single payer

Up Or Down. - Bring On The Vote. Govern - 20 Feb 10

"The Ghost Writer": a sharp and engrossing political tale

Conyers to hold hearings on torture-lovers John Yoo and Jay Bybee

Guardian UK: World's top firms cause $2.2 trillion of environmental damage, report estimates

Should congress stop this 'Sergeant at Arms' sh!t and replace them with Nannys?

Monsanto 'faked' data for approvals claims its ex-chief

CPAC Conference Dissolves Into Right-Wing Civil War Over Gay Rights

In the West, ‘Monument’ Is a Fighting Word (Administration considers designating new Monuments)

Goldman Sachs Alum Replaces Greek Finance Minister

Did you know that the U.S. has an Office of War Crimes Issues?

Dutch Government falls over Afghanistan

Dutch Government falls over Afghanistan

Lawmaker hopes to overturn old Calif. law to 'cure' homosexuality

CBS Saturday Morning 10 minutes on Tiger, 1 minute on Un-Terror

Sen Mark Madsen (R-UT) wants to add holiday honoring firearms manufacturer to Martin Luther King Day

why movie piracy is awesome

why movie piracy is awesome

If you didn't watch this weeks bill moyers journal

stealing is awesome?

Internal FDA reports say controversial diabetes drug causes heart attacks, recommend removal (NYT)

Could Twitter and Facebook cause Big Insurance to jack up your rates?

Rachel helps send Meet the Press to the top of the ratings..

Dick Armey To GOP: Be 'Courageous,' Consider Social Security And Medicare Cuts

Health-care shocker: Policy-holder's premium goes up 69%

Matt Taibbi: Wall Street's Bailout Hustle

My state's senior senator has served for 36 years. He's running again.

Bode Miller

Our long national nightmare is over

The pastor using pornography to fan the flames of gay hate in Uganda

Bizarro world: Bush Official Criticizes Obama for (wait for it)

White House library's 'socialist' books were Jackie Kennedy's

the Tea Partiers anticipate an "attack" by Clinton and Carville

Glenn Beck uses Tiger Woods apology speech to take political shots

Poll: Large Number Of Texans Doubt The Theory Of Evolution, Believe In Human-Dinosaur Coexistence

Gloria Allred gets OWNED!!!!! and Smacked down by the judge

Dutch government collapses over Afghan mission

Palin backs all-American rugged unapologetic conservative MTV reality show star for Congress

Russian nuke submarine event

TX wingnut candidate a felon, held gun to then-wife's head, pro-gun, anti-Choice, etc.

Have you seen the numbers of drug ads warning of side effect : "suicidal actions"?

What happens to folks who pirate movies

Candidate expects 'war' on liberals

A wingnut purist sez C-paKKKers are "too European"

A little Gay?

Huge budget deficits have ALWAYS been the way Repubs plan to dump entitlement programs.

LIAR, LIAR, Republican Tim Pawlenty's pants on fire: Repeats false tale about Obama, teleprompter

Ukraine's Tymoshenko drops election challenge

Controversial Diabetes Drug Harms Heart, U.S. Concludes (Avandia from Glaxo Smith Kline)

Sometimes their is some really scary stuff posted by other DU users .

Indian state removes school textbook with picture of Jesus holding beer and a cigarette

Indian state removes school textbook with picture of Jesus holding beer and a cigarette

Indian state removes school textbook with picture of Jesus holding beer and a cigarette

Bill Maher: New Rules Slapdown of Tea Baggers

Rogues Gone Wild - DEA keeps raiding legal medical marijauna dispenseries



The Austin terror attack shows crazy people can get really angry due to issues not related to race

School spy cam -latest from Philly news - School spied in student's

Did Tiger Woods owe the public an apology?

Did Tiger Woods owe the public an apology?

“US bank lending falls at fastest rate in history”

+++ 999 +++

Rick "Man on Dog" Santorum: Military Was 'Indoctrinated' Into Supporting DADT Repeal

Amnesty International Condemns Watering Down of the DOJ Report

White House library's 'socialist' books were Jackie Kennedy's

can you give me a good resource on life "before Social Security"



Loving this news item from India about our American ice dancers...

There's something about Sarah...

Great Depressions - RATpubliCONs - 2 / Democrats - 0

Johnny Weir meets Stephen Colbert

Johnny Weir meets Stephen Colbert

"We're living in a waste economy."

Alternet: ...Campaign Forces History Channel to Rethink Miniseries About the Kennedys

Minutemen urge tougher immigration laws

Timothy McVeigh, the original Teabagger Terrorist

Kay Bailey Hutchison trails far behind 'Goodhair' Perry in polls

RE: STUDENT WEBCAM : Federal Prosecutors Issue Subpoena

RE: STUDENT WEBCAM : Federal Prosecutors Issue Subpoena

Fox "News"...Greta Van Xenu hails her new ant overlord, Mike "Party of NO" Pence (R-IN)

Dalai Lama: President Obama reminds him of a monk

Top GOPer (Issa) releases video of Obama praising ACORN

This is how movements start. The act of resisting becomes the resistance.

PO Letter Signatories: Menendez Makes It 20 !!!

USA Military is in Afghanistan in order to...

Source: Texas plane may have been loaded with extra fuel

HCR Reconciliation Count Thread (Updated). We still don't have the votes

Per ABC7 Los Angeles Twitter Feed Al Haig has passed away

Glenn Greenwald- Terrorism: The Most Meaningless and Manipulated Word

Amber Lamps identified

CA Supreme Court Chief Justice joins another Justice in criticizing state ballot initiative system

What are the arguments against income inequality, what can be done about it

Let them jump and watch them fly - women's ski jumping part II

Let them jump and watch them fly - women's ski jumping part II

If you attempt to tax the rich, they will leave, or punish us all terribly.

Sarah's "fiscal responsibility" left tiny Wasilla $20 million in debt

Austrian monastery offers weekend visits

Muslim group wants government to call plane attack terrorism

NRA teacher shoots student in foot.

NRA teacher shoots student in foot.

Damn. Even William F. Buckley must be rolling in his grave.

We live in a country who's "Justice" Dept. says torture is fine with them

Dutch government collapses over Afghan mission - AP

There shouldn't be a "Buy it now" button...

The four most visible and vocal Republicans in the country right now are:

i've been busy this week: what was the zany DU take on the austin software pilot?

Bank threatens foreclosure; Man bulldozes home

GOP belittled the power of the filibuster and now the American people

PleaseRobMe website reveals dangers of social networks


Big contradictions in new health poll, Majority opposed until they learn details

An Accidental Leader Stirs Hopes in Nigeria (NYT)

All parts of Real Time are up at You Tube

guess the tax rate for income >138.8 million

Bennie Abram DEAD: Ole Miss Football Player Dies After Workout Collapse

A Proposal for State and Local Government Budgets

Phone Bank for Progressive Democratic Candidate to Unseat Blue Dog

Students Build Black Widow Supercar that Gets 2752.3 MPG

Check out this guy-

Check out this guy-

Hamid Gul: Taliban is the future

U.S.: Controversial diabetes drug harms heart

Pawlenty: Like Elin Woods, we should "take a 9-iron and smash the window out of big government."

(Daily Beast) Public-Option Comeback a Fake Out?

Fiscal Folly

Frustrated Owner Bulldozes Home Ahead Of Foreclosure

Frustrated Owner Bulldozes Home Ahead Of Foreclosure

It really is that simple!! (or is it??)

Mike Konopacki Cartoon: Threat

Am I the only one that noticed the IRS building did not fall down?

Even "The Man with No Name" (Eastwood) Appreciates Nancy Pelosi, per Henry Paulson

San Francisco Public Library Hires Social Worker For Homeless

San Francisco Public Library Hires Social Worker For Homeless

Have any of you used debt negotiaton?

well, this is surprising: Ron Paul Wins Presidential Straw Poll at CPAC

Facebook Pulls Radio Host's (from a conservative talk program)Tribute To Pilot

Franken to headline Minneapolis health care rally (Sunday, Feb. 21)

Are you going to watch Glenn Beck at cpac?


Man, candy is big business.

Who's watching Glenn Beck at CPAC? On C-Span now.

Democrats need a victory to restore hope in the Party...

Howard Zinn, he was always available to lend his voice

This may be interesting: Dutch cabinet collapses in dispute over Afghanistan

GOP Governor Tim (McVeigh) Pawlenty & Suicide Bomber Joseph Stack Have A Lot In Common, Don't They?

Crooks & Liars: Don't Call It Welfare 'Reform' When People Are Selling Food Stamps To Survive

When are her "fans" going to realize that they're all being played for suckers?

What do you think will happen in 2012?

Is pro-choice really negotiable for the democratic party? Are women's rights expendable?

alexander haig obit (from the guardian, with some interesting views)

Middle class and poor freeper lurkers, the Repubs want YOU to pay for their super wealthy tax cuts.

Tea Party 2.0 - No Representation Without Taxation

Tea Party 2.0 - No Representation Without Taxation

ICasualities.Org is Down??? What Happened? Does Anyone Know?

Six Nato troops killed in Marjah

Purchasing power in Venezuela at the lowest level since 2002, Public employees are the most affected

Haig's 'I'm in control' moment - Video

Tea Parties = Blind Rage

Solar maximum for 2011, possible solar minimum for 2012

Chilling audio account of plane crash in Palo Alto.

So if ReTHUGS are so in vogue

Seven of Bush’s Eight NLRB Members Were Recess Appointments

Toyota Damaged by Recall Woes, Poll Says

Penn State THON Weekend - the largest student-run philanthropy in the world!

John Cornyn + BS + Facebook = Schooled

Why I Oppose Health Care Reform

Publication Examines Well-Being Of Texas Children

Give me your tired, your poor, Your fleeing war criminals yearning to breathe free...wha????

Tiger Woods, Buddhism, and Brit Hume's Christian arrogance

Tiger Woods, Buddhism, and Brit Hume's Christian arrogance

Fears of Iraq poll boycott after Sunni party pulls out

If you want to see an awesome eight part show by someone we REALLY LOVE here on DU go to this link

I have something nice to say about Al Haig.

Karzai: NATO Still Causes Too Many Civilian Deaths

What is "terrorism"?

Obama Pick for Budget Commission Is a Very Ominous Sign; A Social Security-Medicare Slasher

Everone's all a Twitter: Ron Paul Wins the CPAC Straw Poll?

Louisville man charged with threatening to kill president in poem

Glenn Beck: The craziest one at the CPAC party

Well... At Least He Was Honest... Sort Of...

Poll-Majority of Americans are opposed health-care reform plan—until they learn the details.

Newt Gingrich-all you need to know

Governors Brace for More Economic Turmoil

Governors Brace for More Economic Turmoil

I great quote from Herman Melville that I'd like to share...

What do you suppose is the most classified document in Government

Lemme guess, now that Alexander Haig died, DC will close for two weeks

Remedial Biblical Studies Needed for RC Bishop Vasa of Baker Oregon - FDL

Remedial Biblical Studies Needed for RC Bishop Vasa of Baker Oregon - FDL

Glenn Beck just started crying, live. CPAC

Glenn Beck just started crying, live. CPAC

Sunday Talk Shows

Guru charged in sweat lodge deaths says he's broke

Doubling of Childhood Leukemia Rates Confirmed in Southern Iraq

Britain releases new UFO files (CNN)

John Rich singer and song writer - what party is he affliated with? n/t

If any doubters remain about what they would like for us, follow the CPAC saga.

What in the hottest pits of hell is CNN doing???

Report: Bush Lawyer Said President Could Order Civilians to Be 'Massacred'

Report: Bush Lawyer Said President Could Order Civilians to Be 'Massacred'

NATO Allies to Obama: Remove US European Nuclear Stockpile

Celebrating Black HIstory II

Tarryl Clark can beat Michelle Bachmann!

Does anyone else here have reservations about using reconciliation for HCE?

If I had the President's ear I would recommend this

Is anybody watching this wingnut "simulation" on CNN???

Playing musical instruments may improve reading

From the Clinically Insane Dept.: War addict John Bolton needs his fix

If you DON'T think piracy is awesome...

If you DON'T think piracy is awesome...

If you DON'T think piracy is awesome...

Miss Me Yet?

Who is the most annoying Dick?

How Close Are We To Former Middle Classers Saying 'We're Mad As **** And Not Taking It Anymore'?

Their true name: The White Nationalist Party.

US states slash Medicaid

Who do you root for in the Olympics?

Rosie O'Donnell calls Rush Limbaugh a junkie

OPR: Torture Lawyers Get a Pass; I Get Referred for Criminal Prosecution and Bar Discipline

Are you a constructive member of society?

CTA moves to fire bus driver who urged colleagues to refuse overtime (solidarity for those laid off)

The Story the New York Times Won't Touch (because they are up their elbows in it)

LOL--- Ron Paul Wins Presidential Straw Poll at CPAC

DU this rally

Ky. man charged with threatening Obama in Web poem

Lost Causes Are the Only Causes Worth Fighting For - Cindy Sheehan to camp out in D.C. for peace

Secretary Alexander Haig's Billiard Room at the Royal Tanjung Penang Yacht Club

President Obama gives Dalai Lama letter from FDR

As Obama Abandons Labor, Labor Abandons Excise Tax Deal

56 percent of Minnesotans are 'embarrassed' by Michele Bachmann: poll

I'm Coming To Believe That DeMint Understated It... Healthcare May Be The DEMOCRAT'S Waterloo...

Republicans look to gain traction with Hispanic voters

Stupid can't be fixed...

Old campaign commercials from Paul Wellstone, I hope this cheers up DU a bit.

Did HBO stop providing Bill Maher "New Rules" transcripts?

So a guy comes to my door yesterday and knocks

Tea Party Plans to Protest Against Republicans...

Top 1%: Lower Tax Rate Than Their Secretaries

Caption these pics of Glenn Beck at CPAC

US super-rich get five times more income than in 1995

The new "Me Too-ism"-and a prediction that liberals will take back the Democratic Party

US Federal Reserve raises discount rate

Lucky - Fire Crews were Training Across Street from Austin Plane Terrorism

Top 50 New Names for Iraq War

Dutch troops to pull out of Afghanistan by the end of year after coalition falls

AP Fact checks Romney and others at CPAC- found some untruths (I'm shocked, shocked!)

Reid: Democrats will use 50-vote tactic to finish healthcare within 60 days

US super-rich get five times more income than in 1995

What's Behind America's Falling Crime Rate

What's Behind America's Falling Crime Rate

Dollar rises on surprise Federal Reserve move

Alexander Haig Dead at 85

The actual event is the minor part of the story

Glenn Beck ... the anti-Cronkite ------->

Detroit begins crafting plan to downsize - But picking winning, losing neighborhoods controversial

More Palin Hypocrisy: Tripp Has Government Provided Health Insurance

I ran the's pretty scary.

So. **NOT ONE** of the 33 Haitian orphans spirited away by Baptist group was an orphan.

The latest on the school spycam case (Mike & Ike candy)

What is Marxist in America?

I figure that we have teabaggers in this country for two basic reasons

The fact that Glenn Beck is the Keynote Speaker at CPAC is very telling

What is this Cyber-attack "Simulation" on CNN? All republicans and former

Anyone remember Alexander Haig saying "he was in charge" of the government

"Government Is The Enemy" and Teabagging

ACLU Asks Obama To EXPAND Scope Of Criminal Investigation Of "BUSH ADMIN's TORTURE PROGRAM"

ACLU Asks Obama To EXPAND Scope Of Criminal Investigation Of "BUSH ADMIN's TORTURE PROGRAM"

What kind of plane is this?

Democrats: “Who Will Rid Us of This Meddlesome Public Option?” - Jane Hamsher/FDL

The measure of any society is how it treats the most vulnerable amongt them....

Karzai holds up picture of 8-year-old girl who he said was only one left after NATO rocket strike...

The Bush Republicans used reconciliation to drown us in debt

This is to whom Tiger Woods should have apologized

Glenn Beck's Dark Past

Glenn Beck's Dark Past

Please Mother Earth, let Ron Paul win the GOP presidential nomination.

Politically connected NY charter schools to receive 72 million in city money.

Here's what happens when we let the GOP shrink government

Republicans in panic mode over vote at CPAC Convention?

I hope world history books have changed since I was in high school..

Total Fucking BULLSHIT! - Gov. David Paterson Announces Plan To Close 55 NY State Parks

Because Bill Maher said it...

Probes overlook McChrystal's role in costly Afghan battles

Did Johnny Weir lose a bronze for being gay?

Yoo, Bybee, and Disinformation

Sarah Palin's Irish cousin disowns her

Sarah Palin's Irish cousin disowns her

Do you consider yourself overweight?

Since "public option" supporters will not answer these simple questions, why should we support it?

A short story of the Life of a woman who refused to give in...

Something to really wreck your day:

Judge rules Oklahoma abortion law unconstitutional

Scotty Lago Racy Pictures Send Him Home From The Olympics

Imagine Charters facing discrimination lawsuit from former employee.

How we get our heads round languages

I cannot in good faith trust the president or the senate leaders to act on the public option.

Millions of Unemployed Face Years Without Jobs

Associate Deputy A. G. David Margolis on why torture author Woo won't face misconduct charges

Federal Bureau of Invention? Dr. Meryl Nass Responds to FBI Closing Anthrax Case

Merion School District "spy-cam" case: admin update

Police in my yard right now, neighbor getting busted. ((pics)) ((update))

I love all the men and the women of the world







Rant:I'm a College of Notre Dame of Maryland CONDOM girl!

Ard Schenk

What's going on?

Pretty Angry

We are running out of time on our dream boat.

I was going to do something but i forgot what it was

What do you think of my new tattoo?

Sometimes you just can't catch a break

Found a GREATonline music station from the U. of Pa. that plays awesome music

have you ever driven downtown in the rain, 9:30 on a Tuesday night?

Traffic - The Low Spark of High Heeled Boys

Indian State Removes Book With Jesus Holding Beer

the things you learn on FB.

They really did a shitty job casting the first "The Wolf Man".


Sam Cooke - I'll Come Running Back To You

Will Ferrell's with CoCo: If Leno invites him on, "I may have a cold ... I may have a sore throat."


When I listened to Tiger's press conference yesterday

King For A Day

King For A Day

on invisibility and time travel.

Whoop de doo!!! I just got lost in the mail!!

Watching The Detectives

The Torture Never Stops

Wall Street, Money never sleeps..... must have been watching Fox.

Is this too much to ask or is it expected professional courtesy?

Prodigal Son




I'm putting together a YouTube A-Team/Special Mission Force...

Its Saturday! Whats on your agenda?

Anyone seen mvd around lately?

Johnny Cash - I Hung My Head

Jebus Saves, Heals, Delivers.

Tell me

Blonde Who Uses Our Stuff Wins Downhill

This Is Not a Love Song

Very unpleasant lady at my recent visit to the doctor's office.

Now, after people, every grocery store in the world is a chamber of horrors!

I just realized that if you scroll all the way down in "My DU" you can see your inbox!

Ku Klux Klan

Say Nothing

Oh, dear! Thread about body odor, nose picking, poopie diapers, farts on a plane in GD!

Don't You Worry 'bout A Thing

Too High

wow. i might be "inheriting" 2 wood kilns. am i ready?

At Last

Will Ferrel "If Jay Leno calls,I might have a cold."

Crayola Emos

Eastern style or Western style?

Golden Lady

I swear I thought squirrels hibernated

Showtime, Everybody! Enjoy!

Hot Shit! I got a wireless network working here...

I swear I thought squirrels hyper-ventilated.

What a great hockey name - Xueting. Pronounced "shooting".

What did you think of Tiger yesterda?

I am watching Trumbo on netflix.


On this day in 1962...


So here it is: Hit the gym early, home now. I have Ice Cream. I have a crapload on the DVR

My attempt at religious art

Coolest MLK picture ever.

Just read about this new "blippy" site

Coolest MRK picture ever.

I am a good mother, I am a good mother, I am a good mother

Saturday Night Music. Live and Breathe the genius of Edward Khil

I'm writing a book.

I think I'm cursed...

A stranger appears.

Sandra Bullock shaves little dog in traffic.

Banco De Gaia - Obsidian

I am watching this creepy movie on netflix call Walled In.

i kept seeing this pic on the trib website and i thought andy dick got arrested again

True or False: Jack Bauer is an ass-kicking machine, designed solely for the purpose of ass-kickery


hawk and pigeon

i would rather hear someone describe their bowel movements to me than listen to them talk about a

Endless pissing and moaning about the so-called Good Old Days on DU

Have a drink with me to David?

I'm about to make Italian Wedding Soup

Musical Tastes: Do you and your SO agree?

Humble Pie - Hot 'N' Nasty

First time I get drunk in 5 months

Can I wear jeans to my wedding?

so i've started dating again (instead of paying hookers)

The KKK took my baby away

What is this I hear about a tiger in the woods?

You can't do this.

"No talk, no chew." It's going to be a long weekend!

What should I read on the plane?

Do you prefer living close or far from other people?

Entertaining performance from Olympic skater Plushenko

Amber Lamps identified

I drove my boyfriends snowmobile into a building, ask me anything

Greatest videogame weapons!

Is there a name for that zig-zag walk people do when a cat doesn't get where we're going?

I hope world history books have changed since I was in high school..

The high cost of having too many cats. (This will be brief.)

The high cost of having too many cats. (This will be brief.)

Medieval Borg

Weightlifting ant is photo winner

DC restaurant recommends?

Accidentally bought head cheese.

How many of you deal with unpleasant people as part of your job?

have you ever been in jail?

What's for dinner tonight, DU Loungers??

I've been a Leon Redbone fan for decades.

hey, i'm coming to philly soon.

Saw "Shutter Island" last night. Ask me anything except how it ends.

This may have been asked before, but how did you get your screen name?

I can't walk for the cure because I don't have health insurance

Name four movies, each evoking a different season (or just one movie/one season)

what is the WORST live musical performance you've seen...?

Help! I need a word. What is the opposite of the Big Bang?

Semi-annual Greatest Guitar God Poll

Yoo hoo! "Moderator"....!

Great NYT Editorial

Pitch perfect framing - Obama: Health Meeting a Test of Problem-Solving (AP)

Judd Gregg may SAVE healthcare reform!

***HEADS UP*** First Lady Michelle Obama Addresses the National Governors Association Meeting, DC.

"The strange politics of the public option revival."

So you all think the Founders wanted 41% of the Senate to have dictator powers?

Corporate media TURNED ON OBAMA as soon as he took office.

The AP shills for the GOP, again

Election of Obama has made the right more DANGEROUS.

Founding Fathers biggest mistake. Creating the United States Senate.

WOODS WOODS WOODS...but the fact that CPAC is hosted by the John Birchers barely makes a blip

Official White House Photos - Including Bob Dylan Meets President Obama

Photos: The Obama Presidency February 18th and 19th, 2010

Krugman - Health Care: Game On

I am betting the Public Option talk is a ruse.

Al Haig passes away at 85

Gingrich: GOP should be bipartisan "until we finish defeating the left."

Rep. Lynn Woolsey: support for public option growing

Based on the CPAC Presidential straw poll, Obama should handily win in 2012

Cook triggers blowback by Dems

President Obama Says it is Time to Move Forward on Health Care Reform

Pence pledges 'fair shot' for Democrats in minority if GOP wins back House

Per Faux News Ron Paul wins CPAC 2012 straw poll

Ryan is previewing the final phase of Norquist's plan.

About polls taken here at DU...

Reid: Dems will use 50-vote tactic to finish healthcare within 60 days

"The Coming Conservative Health Care Freakout"

How the Headlines Get the Polls Wrong About Obama and the Economy

Sestak: White House offered me a job to not run

A question about the Tea Party people: Where were they?

Pence pledges 'fair shot' for Democrats in minority if GOP wins back House

Why not a law preventing the Social Security lockbox from ever again being looted?

Wow, great photos: health care march across Brooklyn Bridge

I'm tired of superannuated senators

Newt Gingrich has lost his damn mind

Why is there so much spin on reconciliation? (updated)

despite all the naysayers on the left and right, I'm making a bold prediction for 11/06/12

Was Alex Haig right? (About Succession)

One voice

Official: FBI probing Pa. school webcam spy case

Greece Hires Former Goldman Banker as Debt Chief

Minutemen urge tougher immigration laws

New evidence reportedly points to Mossad's role in Dubai murder

Toyota Damaged by Recall Woes, Poll Says

Detroit begins crafting plan to downsize - But picking winning, losing neighborhoods controversial

Yulia Tymoshenko drops Ukraine election challenge

Senate report links diabetes drug to heart attacks

New York’s Paterson to Run for 2nd Term as Governor

E-mails show NHTSA investigating Toyota issues in '04

Man arrested for not disclosing HIV diagnosis

No miracle as brain-damaged patient proved unable to communicate

Marines Do Heavy Lifting as Afghan Army Lags in Battle

F.C.C. Opens an Inquiry for a Game Show on Fox

Floods kill at least 32 on Madeira

Ex-congressman Traficant of Ohio to be independent

Former Secretary of State Alexander Haig has died, a Johns Hopkins Hospital spokesman says.

Yoo Said Bush Could Order Civilians to Be 'Massacred'

Reid: Dems will use 50-vote tactic to finish healthcare in 60 days

Indian state confiscates 'blasphemous' Jesus textbooks

Ron Paul takes CPAC presidential straw poll - Palin pulls in only seven percent.

Ron Paul takes CPAC presidential straw poll - Palin pulls in only seven percent.

Obama: Social Security fix would be simple

US urges Cuba to release 'spy suspect' Alan Gross

Road to Recovery

Weekly Address: Outrageous Hikes in Healthcare Premiums & Record Profits

CPAC crowd boos Gay Basher Ryan Sorba for Bashing GOP GoProud Group

Gov. Pawlenty Blows a Tiger Woods Joke.

Young Turks: Spying On Highschool Students w/ Laptops

Obama's Lies vs. Bush's Lies - Plus a Word on Joe Stack

Right Wing Nuts Rewriting Textbooks for Schools

'New Rules' - with Bill Maher ... Watch It While It Lasts

Rappers Stand Up CPAC

TYT: Bill O'Reilly Slams CPAC - But Why?

O'Donnell Explains Reconciliation Guantlet

Eliot Spitzer: "Fundamental reform doesn't come from bipartisanship"

British oil ambitions fuel fresh row over Falklands

Bill Maher | The State of the Union (Larry King Live)

Real Time with Bill Maher S08E01 (February 19, 2010) - Part 4/6

Breitbart challenged about O'Keefe's racism at CPAC

Worse than the US budget: the shadow financial industrial governmental complex

Truth and Fiction on the Stimulus Bill (NYT Editorial)

Garrison Keillor: It's just a matter of (free) time

Getting Back Lost Jobs Could Take 5-Plus Years

AlterNet: Outraged Citizens Campaign Forces History Channel to Rethink Miniseries About the Kennedys

Work 'em over Rover gets heckled in River City

'Torture memos' authors: Rebuked but won't be disbarred

Reason Mag: The Forfeiture Racket - Police and prosecutors won't give up their license to steal

Poor Sanitation in Haiti’s Tent Camps Adds to Risk of Disease

When the Republicans say, "NO", the Democrats should yell back, "NO WAY".

Analysis: Fudging Facts Can Sour Public Mindset

The 'Fortunate 400' and Why They Need a Tax Haircut

W Post: Five myths about the labor union movement

NY Times: Millions of Unemployed Face Years Without Jobs

American Blitzkrieg: Loving the German War Machine to Death

Al Haig Asserts He's 'In Control' of The Afterworld

Wall Street Targets the Elderly - Looting Social Security

Disciplining to Death ~ No Greater Joy Ministries and Child Abuse

The Real Roots of the CIA's Rendition and Black Sites Program

Salazar will try to speed (offshore) wind projects - He says federal officials must work with states

Drought concerns plague Syrian farmers

Energy Secretary Chu says U.S. lags on developing clean-energy technology

3,500 km wildlife corridor to span Australia from Port Augusta to Arnhem Land

Whistleblower Claims Nuke Plant Leaks Date Back Two Years

Staff at California nuclear plant fear retaliation

Obama rebukes climate skeptics

Arizona State University's Decision Theater offers balance to an off-kilter world

Canada - World's Number 1 Radioactive Pollluter!!!

Kyoto Risks Dying, No New Climate Deal In Sight

So I am a thug? WaPo getting ugly on teachers

Scientists Grapple With 'Completely Out of Hand' Attacks on Climate Science

Tribe members: Hot air driving wind farm alarm ("Cape Wind" will not interfere with ceremony)

Cap-and-trade remains a viable solution

America’s Wind Energy Potential Triples in New Estimate

Forests are growing faster, climate change appears to driving accelerated growth

Road Rage Karma: Driver Tries to Kill Cyclist, Who Turns Out to be a Cop. Oops.

Worry about 2 Ontario reactors cost overruns (already expected to cost $26B Canadian)

Fusion's False Dawn - A working fusion reactor might not be possible (Scientific American)

Are New Types of Reactors Needed for the U.S. Nuclear Renaissance?

About Seth Wescott

OK. Screw this Olympic shit. THERE IS NASCAR ON!!1!!

More short track!

Federer, Nadal to play charity match for Haiti

Oh No!!

Johnny Damon to the Tigers

RIP Ariel Ramírez, Argentine composer, pianist and music director.

Mexico's Supreme Court Upholds Gay Marriage Law

The Honduran Dam Controversy and Micheletti's Legacy

Please Delete. Posted in wrong forum!

I’m a stolen child of Argentina’s dirty war

Bolivia seizes 333 tonnes of marijuana

J Street: Criticism of Israel does not make us the enemy

French FM: Dubai killing proves need for a Palestinian state

Hezbollah says Israel is 'shy'

Hamas sources allege Fatah link to Dubai killing

Two Posts on IP Conflict Deleted within 24 Hours

'West will lose by helping Israel'

Iran vows to stand by Hezbollah against Israel

Egypt police seize explosives destined for Gaza

Egypt Tightens Gaza Barrier to Close Tunnels

A Palestinian arrest so ridiculous even the Israeli judges smiled

Mamilla Cemetery Chutzpah and the Museum of Tolerance

New evidence reportedly points to Mossad's role in Dubai murder

Rep. Baird returns from Gaza, chides White House, Israel

J Street: Criticism of Israel does not make us the enemy

Today in Labor History Feb 20 UMW settles 10-month Pittston strike in Va, WV, Ky & 1,000sWomen March

Bob Vojtko Labor Cartoon for the week of February 15, 2010 Equal Opportunity

Labor Quote for the week of February 15, 2010

AFSCME Union leader says state needs jobs bill

UNITE-HERE Disney Workers End One Hunger Strike And Start Another

Despite recession, UNITE HERE members win strong new contracts!

Arkansas Times Editorializes Against Blanche Lincoln’s “War on Workers”

GOP Stonewalls Extension of COBRA, Unemployment Benefits

Bloodshed Feared as Mexican Mine Company Asks Army to Dislodge Strikers

Open Season on Working Poor, as Tax Day Nears

Huron and Eastern Railway Employees Vote for BMWED

NFL's Hiring Of Troy Vincent Could Hurt Union During CBA Talks?

Safeway janitors agree to tentative labor deal

Construction News: OSHA cites C.A. Franc $539,000 for fall hazard after workers death

Union paper mill workers in Franklin outraged over online job ad for replacement workers

Judge orders Ficano to stop weekly layoffs (reimburse 700 workers for the days they were laid off)

NYT: Millions of Unemployed Face Years Without Jobs (the New Poor)

Transmen get increased income, and transwomen decreased income

Jesus was gay, claims Sir Elton

NRA teacher shoots student in foot.

HPD: Garden Oaks homeowner fatally shoots intruder

Uh oh."WA Supreme Court: ‘2nd Amendment applies to the states via 14th Amendment due process clause"

Suspect killed in home invasion gunbattle

I like this poster

Carnivorous plants hold anti-fungal clues

Sex hormone progesterone to get head injury trial

Foreign troops to confiscate Firearms

Scientists Unlock Mystery in Important Photosynthesis Step

DIY Crayon Rockets:)

Life's Smallest Motor, Cargo Carrier of the Cells, Moves Like a Seesaw

Can't get a gun here? No problem: Florida will issue permit, and local police must honor it. Phila.

shut out

Weightlifting ant is photo winner


Saturday morning walk (pic heavy)

Women's Memorial March (Vancouver DtES)

Concealed Handgun Permit Holders Have Killed at Least 139 Since May 2007

The Yoga Cult

Wells Fargo CA is paying for new retail customers

Car Insurance: Think I recently read about lower rates for people who

Governors Brace for More Economic Turmoil: ''The worst probably is yet to come"

Help please; want to withdraw union annuity, union pension early

Why You Will Never Pay Off Your Credit Card

Super Poligrip with Zinc to be Discontinued due to Risk of Zinc Poisoning

Fury Just Beneath the Surface


Saudi Religious Policeman Lashed For Mistakenly Having Two Extra Wives

Indian state confiscates 'blasphemous' Jesus textbooks

Liberalism without Illusions Renewing an American Christian Tradition

What do you think will happen in 2012?

Was Jesus God Incarnate? Or Was He A Son of Man?

Mandates cheat students, educators

In Texas, with its power over textbooks, nearly a third believe people & dinos lived together


OK. Say teachers *compromise* on seniority .

A Central Falls teacher speaks out for his side

A Dinner Date With India and Spain

There's a new video at Breadtopia - Sourdough Rye

a new way to cook?

I ordered a butter bell the other day.