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Archives: February 22, 2010

Harvard Prof Seems To Urge Genocide of Palestinians

Hate 2.0

••••• Gasoline - sulfuric acid bomb at Cairo synagogue •••••

An In-Depth Look At the Federal Budget

Rahm Emanuel Crosses Abbey Road Without Shoes

Video game commemorates Austin suicide pilot

'Cadillac tax' on health plans would hit union and nonunion jobs equally

Psychopathic mass-murdering cowards add 33 or maybe 21 or 23 more innocents

Molotov cocktail thrown at Cairo synagogue

EMI Says Abbey Road Studios Not For Sale

How many times will we watch the same movie over & over again hoping it'll end differently?

Reconciliation is fine and well but which one?

Reconciliation is fine and well but which one?

China's Pearl River manufacturing hub 'lacks workers' (BBC)

Controversial Obama statue back in public view

Petraeus sees progress in 2 campaigns

Oh God, FUCK YOU MARK THIESEN

Here's a web site that warms my heart.

Here's a web site that warms my heart.

surge update: Afghan officials: Airstrike kills 27 civilians

surge update: Afghan officials: Airstrike kills 27 civilians

Here is how I understand what is happening on Health Care

Up Or Down. - Bring On The Vote. Majority Rules - 22 Feb 10

HCR Reconcilitation Thread (updated daily) We're getting closer!!!

JP Morgan's thumbs...

CNN is talking about sort of just how

NONE of the Haitian "orphans" are orphans. Not ONE.

Toyota starts to fight back (this is going to be fun to watch)

CIA Accountability Hits New Lows

Tim Geithner's VOGUE Interview: Geithner Was Asked To Run Citi

"Anyone can be rational. That doesn't mean you're not racist, sexist, bigoted, or stupid."

"Anyone can be rational. That doesn't mean you're not racist, sexist, bigoted, or stupid."

Anybody remember a thread about why Tea Baggers never rallied, protested, whatever

Typical - Fox not covering POTUS speech at WH

Typical - Fox not covering POTUS speech at WH

Toyota Trumpeted $100M Saved on Recall

NYPD cops fatally shoot Bronx man who bashed mother with frying pan

Michael Hanley, GM Autoworker, Commutes 1,000 Miles To Keep Job

some lovely cpac pics...

Ben & Jerry's to make items fair trade

Another "snow day" in Michigan!! YAY!!!! n/t

Another "snow day" in Michigan!! YAY!!!! n/t

Republicans vote against stimulus and then ask Obama for help

Another "snow day" in Michigan!! YAY!!!!

Doesn't This Make You Proud?

Doesn't This Make You Proud?

A bigger mistake than not passing health care

Bulgarians said NO to modified crops

Wife claims abuse led her to kill Olympian husband

Biotech Battle Escalates; India Prepares to Sue GMO Giants

How the White House Health Plan Compares

I've come to see why the Right loves Reagan so much

Fox News scrambles to discredit CPAC after Ron Paul wins presidential poll

Saudi to grant women court access

Britain: Top economists demand austerity measures

Britain: Top economists demand austerity measures

Terrorism By Any Name

Poland admits role in CIA rendition

Capitalistic Insanity: China, replete with empty new skyscrapers, keeps building more....

Bybee’s Lawyer: Bybee Distracted from Torture Memo because Protecting Cheney’s Energy Task Force

San Francisco Chronicle: B-word being thrown around Capitol

New Olympic Event: "Which Country Has the Best Health Care for All Their Citizens?"

Are you a member of the NRA?

Are you a member of the NRA?

Last chance for a public option on the White House website.

Don Siegelman on (7:12 am ET) XM Radio (Ch. 169 "The Power") right now (also streaming)

Thomas Jefferson on banks...

Thomas Jefferson on banks...

Constitution and Executive and military power

Joe Stack's daughter says he was a hero for crashing

LOL! Fox graphic calls J.D. Hayworth a "Former Arizona Congresswoman"

Surprise! Bushies use latest capture of Taliban leader to criticize the Left and Obama admin

The Plumline: Polls: In Key States, Public Option Far More Popular Than Senate Plan

That racial profiling at airports idea isn't going to work is it?

Evan Bayh's letter on why he retired

A Solution for Funding Health Care for Everyone.

Huckabee nails CPAC after dismal straw poll finish

Hey folks. . .question time. How much of all these crappy decisions Obama has made

Chris Hayes' Speech At Sum of Change/Grow the Hope House Meeting

Grim Milestone: Today the War in Afghhanistan surpasses the American Revolutionary War in length

Must-Read: American Takfiris - The Justifiers Of Torture

Must-Read: American Takfiris - The Justifiers Of Torture

Chavez Ally Quits Venezuela Socialist Party, Asks for Dialogue

Summary of Obama's Health Plan

Venezuelan lawmaker denies legal reform aimed to control the Internet

Once HCR is on the books, can they start adding things?

Joe Lieberman to Take Lead on "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" in Senate

The warlord accused of letting Bin Laden escape Tora Bora has been blown up.

Allowing health insurers to sell across state lines is a BAD idea

Okay ..... who is this guy on MSNBC who buldozed his house to spite his bank?

Gov. Crist was asked about GOP legislators saying that the stimulus bill created "no jobs" and...

march towards Washington, D.C.

Dana Perino - still a liar, still an idiot

scientologists hire Pulitzer/Emmy winners to "investigate" their enemies

Help me out. I think I have the solution to everything.

LA Times: Study on religion finds young adults less affiliated but not less believing

So I guess we can now give up on the fallacy the Prez supports a Public Option?

Winograd on Daily Kos Breaking America's Addiction to War & Debt

The Rude Pundit: Glenn Beck's Idiot History for Idiot America

Could the US Senate be any more inefficient?

The TIGER Roars for Rail and Mass Transit

The TIGER Roars for Rail and Mass Transit

The TIGER Roars for Rail and Mass Transit

The TIGER Roars for Rail and Mass Transit

Anyone else wonder what happens after the Committee on Oversight & Govt. Reform has hearings?

'Cadillac tax' on health plans would hit union and nonunion jobs equally

Surprise! Obama's health plan drops public option

How important is music to our society?

PCCC Petition: A Good Bill Not Just A Bipartisan Bill

Rehearsals for a Civil War

TWO Epic Fails! Bob Marshall insults disabled children/parents and lists his CELL # on his website.

Question for recovering addicts who work with other addicts

An awful conservative Democrat - Please sign this petition

Another Carly Fiorina (R) campaign ad EPIC FAIL.

Thank you, to whoever just gave me a donor star!

Toyota's Recalls May Help Man Convicted Of Vehicular Homicide

Burris reading Washington's Farewell Address on the Senate Floor.

Live on C-SPIN.. Armed Services Committee...Afghan

What if they changed Social Security to where you received it every 33-34 days instead of 30

For those Rahm apologists: Terry Gross Interview w Sunlight Foundation Writer

The Writer missed the memo forbidding positive stories for Obama

Chile's museum of terror and survival - GlobalPost

Andrea Mitchell can kiss my Ass -- what a rw shill she is

Anonymous Racist Threats Against Students At My University

Simple yes/no gun ownership poll -

If there was any doubt how inadequate and irrelevant the TV news is,

The Torture Memo Author You've Never Heard Of

Hoo-boy: Two-Thirds of Americans Think Iran Already Has the Bomb

Can this be true? New H C Reform does not include Public Option? I can't believe it!

Anti-Worker Health Insurance Tax Remains In President Obama's "reform" Proposal

Most racist Freeper thread I've seen in years.

Josh Mandel Doesn't know his district or his voting record

China's Pearl River manufacturing hub 'lacks workers'

Happy 75th Birthday to the Village Vanguard

Happy 75th Birthday to the Village Vanguard

Obama health plan codifies "Cadillac" tax, but willing to delay taxing health plans until 2018

When buying health insurance is MANDATORY, could ANYONE object to government rate regulation?

'Chekov' from Star Trek needs our good vibes! His son ('Growing Pains" star) is missing

Hannah Giles to Max Blumenthal "James is man he can't have a menstrual cycle"

A possible smackdown in the Senate - Wapo

Oil Rises To $80 On French Strike

Facebook Fans new group

Obama's HCR proposal trims individual mandate penalty

Marijuana Use by Seniors Rises as Boomers Age

Tweety just had one of those great moments

Evan Bayh blames the people

Can you imagine the rehearsals that Republicans are going through right now to prep for Thursday?

U.S. Special Ops Ordered Deadly Afghan Strike (May Have Not Followed Rules of Engagement)

ABC News: Expert says electronic design flaw to blame in runaway Toyota models

ACORN 'dissolved as a national structure'

Why do Republicans spin even illness?

Pariahs

How Much Does It Cost To Buy A Journalist?

1000 soldiers in Afghanistan have died. and god knows how many civilians

Max Baucus has the same voice as John Boehner.

Florida water managers tell homeowners who lost homes to sinkholes...they are on their own.

Calif. Insurance Comm. Finds Blue Cross Violations

Meet The Real Victim Of Last Week's Terror Attack On IRS Building - Vietnam Vet, Vernon Hunter

"Indiana Dems Need Populist Mellencamp, Not Blue Dog Ellsworth"

In 20 years I could reduce Healthcare cost in half

Fuck you Kurt Volker

Did yall see NATURE on ETV about Burmese pythons loose in Florida?

The Reconciliation Letter -- Is there a site that shows who has

This week in history: 25 years ago: Mass rally of US farmers

Oh oh Scott Brown voted for the Jobs Bill

Most Newsweek staffers agree: The word "terrorist" should be reserved to foreigner attackers only

Health Valley organic granola bars. Got 'em?

Missouri SAVES Tax Loophole For Yachts, Considers Cutting School Budgets

Drop HCR NOW! Make the Capitalist bastards COMPETE for our money!

Drop HCR NOW! Make the Capitalist bastards COMPETE for our money!

VA State Delegate makes a mind boggling claim

The Amazing Arrogance of the American Military Promoting Good Governance in Afghanistan

An awful conservative Democrat (MoveOn)

Scientologists Hire Journalists to Investigate Journalists

How many yrs, yes yrs before the "bloom" box is proven too good to be true???

Are any of you shorting Toyota stock? It would seem to make some sense.

Why no flash on the iPad?

Patriotism dilemma: What should Americans wear at the Olympics?

DO NOT F*** with 75 years of success.

An American Attack On Iran Would Lead To US Collapse Says Top Russian General

(HI)State Abortion Law Repeal Now Appears to be Certainty(1970)

The New Poor

ABC Nightly News - Toyota

MNSBC TV: Time for Ed to tear apart TeaPAC!

Schadenfreude time: RW Hate Radio's Rodgers fired in SF

Sunday, CNN said there were 10K at CPAC over the weekend...

Vernon Hunter's son is tearing Stack and his daughter

Kos welcomes Charlie Crist into the Democratic Party

Kos welcomes Charlie Crist into the Democratic Party

Ed, Ed, ED!!!

Spycams - one issue I haven't seen raised.

The Spy at Harrinton High (webcam case)

Good news - Peru poison frog reveals secret of monogamy :)

msnbc ed show - 22 dem senators have signed on for public option

'The Tonight Show' guest list announced: 'Jersey Shore' cast and Palin

Rising Gasoline prices will choke off any improvement in the Economy.

Monday Toons, Part 3:

Goldman Sachs says it's not their fault if the Cradle of Western Civilization goes Bust

ACORN 'dissolved as a national structure'

Legislator: Disabled kids are God's punishment

Is this a new scam or one that finally landed on my doorstep:

U.S. Crimes Against Humanity: Don't Ask, Don't Tell

monday Toons, Part 2

Top Fed Official Warns Jobs Will Be Scarce As 'Paradigm Shift' Slows Hiring

33 more civilians killed by McChrystal and his NATO allies

***Official Don't Die Now, Dick. Take Your Time, Thread***

Group works to disbar torture lawyers Bybee, You and Gonzales

So Brown crossed party lines on his second major vote in the Senate, huh? Sided with the Democrats.

So Brown crossed party lines on his second major vote in the Senate, huh? Sided with the Democrats.

Bad Health Care Bill + Compromise = CRAP

Bad Health Care Bill + Compromise = CRAP

Theft (of fallen soldier's belongings) sparks fury in military town

Would it be bad here if I wished Pol Pot or Hitler ill?

Color me grumpy.

I don't wish that Cheney dies, I do pray he

Here's my simple proposal for lowering the unemployment rate:

About fucking time.

Am I the only one who thinks the Senate is biased towards states where few liberals live?

Am I the only one who thinks the Senate is biased towards states where few liberals live?

Pataki Misleads On Life Expectancy Gap

ABC News: Expert says electronic design flaw to blame in runaway Toyota models

HCR Reconciliation Thread (update) (I am pissed off!!!)

I read here that the NYT is not suitable for wrapping fish anymore

Destroying C.I.A. Tapes Wasn’t Opposed, Memos Say

The municipality of Juneau Alaska just passed a resolution saying

Thank you President Obama - just did my taxes

Gay Soldiers Don’t Cause Disruption, Study Says (direct opposition to the views of Pentagon)

Do you think a fifteen year old can form coherent political views ?

Tallest dog

Cheney hospitalized with chest pains - CNN- ADDED LINK

When a man's an empty kettle...

U.S. launches criminal probe into Toyota safety

Need advice, please!

Is this copyright infringement...

Oldie but goodie. Those who haven't seen it before need to read it. Those who have read it

So is KOs program recorded tonight

Olympics athletes - how many are seriously injure on the way

An awful conservative Democrat - Please sign this petition

NYT: Recession Grows Ranks of the 'New Poor' --

US politician apologises for remarks on anal sex

Tim Geithner's VOGUE Interview, WSJ Profile: Geithner

Ha! Maddow tells viewers to disregard Politico

What happens when the outrageous right-wing blowhards go a little too far -By Tom Tomorrow

Betty White Edges Closer to 'Saturday Night Live'

Legislator: Disabled kids are God's punishment

Legislator: Disabled kids are God's punishment

Joe Stack's daughter: Dad was a "hero...now maybe people will listen"

My own 16 political types-based on Myers-Brigg and the Political Compass

Litmus Test: The People, or Insurance Companies?

How many times has Dick Cheney been rushed to the hospital?

Obama's healthcare plan maintains lots of the same horrific crap as the Senate plan

Nuance

Ice Shelves Disappearing on Antarctic Peninsula

Democratic jobs bill passes cloture, will go to a majority vote: 68 - 30

Hannah Giles Confirms (Again, This Time on Video) the O'Keefe-Breitbart ACORN 'Pimp' Lie

Hannah Giles Confirms (Again, This Time on Video) the O'Keefe-Breitbart ACORN 'Pimp' Lie

Yesssssss!!!!! ^5

Betelgeuse is shrinking for some unknown reason.

Bloom energy to provide clean power source for all homes/offices in 10 years? To be unveiled soon

A man plucks a damp pooch from a house wrecked by a mudslide - pic

Quid Pro Quo-Bybee/Yoo/Bradbury Sought & Got Higher Office By Supporting Torture

No MSNBC at W Hotels

RANT about BOURGEOIS POLITICS.

"could you live on $39,000 a year?"

HCR Reconciliation Thread (updated) WE HAVE 49 VOTES!!!!

A winger sez. . .

The Local Swiss Cheese Bridge

Lieberman, will sponsor of legislation to repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"

So CHEENEE's last words (if they were) would be HATEFUL TREASONOUS crap about POTUS?!1 n/t

Lessons from Van Halen: What's Your Brown M&M?

The Surreal World of Chatroulette

Health Care and those against it.

3 NYC police officers acquitted in sodomy case

PNHP requests invitation to Feb. 25 White House health summit

Happy Birthday George Washington

And now for the bad news...

Yoo: Congress Cannot Stop the President From Using Nukes

Dick Cheney uses his government health plan one more time

6 Obama judicial nominees up for a vote this Thursday in committee

DickWatch...a candlelight vigil for a speedy recovery and a trial date before the next chest pains

Sarah Palin To Be One Of Leno's First 'Tonight Show' Guests

Supreme Court returns to session, hears cases on guns, detainees, animal cruelty, etc.

Dedicated: to ALL the wingnuts who will say Libs are VICIOUS about CHEENEE!1 --SO?!1 n/t

Obama’s New Health Insurance Rate Authority: New Policy or Just More Cynical Politics?

Cheney is a cyborg

Meanwhile In Afghanistan- IN OUR NAME U.S. Stormtroopers Slaughter Innocents

Ranking Candidates Is More Accurate Than Voting

!!! Cheney hospitalized!!! !!!Cheney hospitalized!!!

FDIC Calls Upon Consumers to Save and Build Wealth

Glenn Greenwald: The GOP's "small government" tea party fraud

Economist: Dems’ 15-Day Unemployment Extension ‘Makes No Sense’

911 has just become worthless

Glenn Greenwald at NYT on Health Care Reform: 'Do Something,' 'Transparent Year-Long Sham'

The Dalai Lama is on Larry King live, right now (8 pm Central)

The Chemist's War: The little-told story of how the U.S. government poisoned alcohol during

The corporate war on the middle class is a national security issue.

If Dems screw up health care reform, they can't win in Nov., if they get it right, they can't lose

Just when you think the religiously insane Repugs can't sink any lower......

(DOD) US trying to avoid Afghan deaths but war is 'ugly'

John Yoo

"Fiscal Conservative" "Deficit Hawk"

Creatures having fun, oblivious of what humans are doing to this planet

If there is an afterlife...

Premature Dick Cheney Grave-Dancing Thread

Premature Dick Cheney Grave-Dancing Thread

I hoped like many that Cheney would live to see the walls of prison.

Post your evidence that the Bush years were a Corporate Free-For-All. Mine: Toyota.

VA Legislator: Disabled children are God's way of saying you shouldn't have had that abortion

Approaching the BI -PARTISAN Health Care Summit. Visual of my expectations. (cartoon)

Yoo lashes out at Obama nominee

Poland admits role in CIA rendition programme

oh my Dick Cheney is Hospitalized

Mandate Penalty Increases From 2% to 2.5% In President’s Health Care Bill

Obama Health Care Bill: President To Propose Insurance Rate Limits

Obama Health Care Bill: President To Propose Insurance Rate Limits

Gay "Cure" Mandate Targeted in Calif.

I will DANCE, I will SING... AND I will *not* REGRET!1 Je ne regret pas!1

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

Monday Toons, Part 4

Steve King To Conservatives: 'Implode' IRS Offices

The mystifying job market

Dr Margaret Flowers confronts Obama in Denver

Talk about an unabashed regressive tax, here's how car sales tax works in SC:

Chris Hedges: Boycott FedEx

Xtra reports from Uganda: 'I would kill a gay son,' says MP

I think Obama just checkmated the GOP on health care!

In Key States, Public Option Far More Popular Than Senate Plan

Whirlpool Exec Responds: The System Made Us Do It (1,000 jobs to Mexico)

Attorney says Toyota owners took concerns to dealership before fatal Southlake crash

Laptop camera snapped away in one classroom (2008 webcast by network tech)

Unions and liberal groups blast Reid’s $15 billion jobs legislation as 'puny'

Toyota: Democrats 'not industry friendly'

Toyota: Democrats 'not industry friendly'

Obama Health Care Plan Drops Public Option

Will There Be a Recovery From Capitalism?

Does a new Democratic election strategy have Republican Senators running scared? Today's failed filibisuter

Joe Stack's Daughter Calls Dad a Hero, Plane Attack 'Inappropriate'

Anti-choice Zealots, Democrats for Life Long Term Strategy to Turn the Party Anti-Choice is WORKING

INSIDER SELLING SOARS TO 2010 HIGH

www.SaveThePublicOption.com

When Dick Cheney Dies, What Should He be Reincarnated As?

A picture is worth a thousand words!

C'mon Dick, Quit Teasing Us.

Letters Reveal Top GOP Lawmakers Demanded Stimulus Money

Golly! Our FRiends seem to have become disenchanted with Scott Brown (Tea Party-MA)

White House Health Proposal May Blow Up PhRMA Deal

Monday Toons, Part 1

86% in poll say government is broken

LA Times: Guns are now permitted -- but not necessarily welcomed -- in national parks

LA Times: Guns are now permitted -- but not necessarily welcomed -- in national parks

File this under "Senator Scott Brown," "Massachusetts Republican," and "Holy fucking shit!!!"

Hey FL DUers -- whats the story with the Senate race?

Stabenow becomes 22nd Dem to sign public option letter

McCain: I was misled on financial bailout

Luis Posada Update: 3 Month Delay

So Scott Brown decides he wants to remain a Senator

No, the American Olympic medalists aren't all a bunch of rich kids

Your Cell Phone Is A Tracking Device

a little part time work in Seattle

Jay Leno's guest 2nd night back - Sarah Palin

NATO airstrike kills at least 27 **MORE** civilians in Afghanistan - Goddamn it.

Fresh Air's Interview w Sunlight Foundation Writer on the Deal between PhRMA and the WH

Not a Leno fan But Mar. 2nd Palin will be on will Adam Lambert!

The true definition of Conservatism....

Do you agree w/this quote from George Carlin re Bipartisanship?

I momentarily renounce atheism to pray for Dick Cheney's swift and complete recovery

You dont understand - We Americans Had Drawn A Line In The Sand With Scott Brown - Its All Gone Now

Justice Department to take Toyota before Grand Jury

How much of your gross income do you save?

White supremacist group eyes John Day, Oregon for new HQ

***BREAKING: CHENEY ADMITTED TO HOSPITAL WITH CHEST PAIN**

Attorney [Orly Taitz] Appeals to UN for Protection from Persecution in United States

3 Condors Die Of Lead Poisoning In AZ

Public Option Whip List - just went up by two from 20 to 22 while I was on the phone

The 82nd Airborne lifts spirits in Port-au-Prince - pic

The New Poor

Groom killed sat his own wedding by celebratory gunshot.

Hypocrisy Alert: 91 House Republicans Take Credit for the Economic Bills They Opposed

INSURANCE DENIED: Iowa woman struggles to pay her medical bills after she was denied health care

Is the series "Undercover Boss" an attempt to make GOP values appealing?

Put Single Payer Back on the Table

Do Not Resuscitate the ‘Public Option’ it is not Medicare for All!!!

Breitbart Forced to 'Apologize' for 'Apparently' Lying About ACORN 'Pimp' Story; Melts down at CPAC

"meta-DU" issue: If Democrats do not stand for Democratic party principles

Is the "Magic" Alternative Energy Bloom Box for Real?

Court documents reveal Palin’s grandson uses socialized medicine

"A Prayer for America" - Feb 17, *2002* ON TARGET TODAY!!!

Did you know that it's illegal for migrant workers

Why did Joseph Stack's daughter move to Norway?

Scott Brown Breaks With GOP To Support Jobs Bill

Birth defects do not just disappear!

Outrage over UCSD party mocking black culture

Outrage over UCSD party mocking black culture

Outrage over UCSD party mocking black culture

Attempt to ban the book "Nickeled and Dimed" about woman surviving as waitress

Wanna know why it seems all the good-paying unionized manufacturing jobs went to China?

Homelessness Marathon: an unofficial Olympic event - 14 hours of live radio - February 23

Paying a fee for CAR ACCIDENTS gaining traction.

13th Annual Homelessness Marathon, Detroit

Phyliss Schlafly: Coakley lost because, like most feminists, she is "physically unappealing"

Whole Foods selling 'organic' foods made in China.

This is why allowing guns in National Parks is a terrible idea.

If You Find 1700 Pounds Of ''Lost'' Marijuana, The DEA Would Like To Speak With You

Requiring Female Students To Wear Skirts In UK Schools May Soon Be Illegal?

Requiring Female Students To Wear Skirts In UK Schools May Soon Be Illegal?

Judge Rakoff Nails JP Morgan

Suspicious Funding from a Saudi Prince: FOX Shareholder Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal’s Alleged Ties to

Is curling just shuffleboard on ice?

Profile: Harry Mason Reid, Senate Majority Leader

I will post this every time Mr. Cheney gets sick, and I hang my head in almost shame

The Secret Farm Where Tiger Wine Is Made

Charter school exec led hearing to let his school invade a Bronx trade school.

The new Possum

Obama Health Care Plan Drops Public Option

Exactly 43 years ago, David Ferrie died

One Lawsuit to Stop Them All

Arne says teacher layoffs loom this year.

Why Trickle Down Economics failed

The Revolution Is Being Televised

Undercover Boss - that show really bugs me

Miscellany & Serendipity

Gil Scott-Heron - Home Is Where The Hatred Is

I've bookmarked so many DU threads this morning, it will probably

Check out this new comedy starring David Cross. NSFW language.

aaaaaarrrrrrrgh!!!!!

Everybody Knows....

Another "snow day" in Michigan!! YAY!!!!

Boner from 'Growing Pains' is missing

To make up for yesterdays "for the ladies"...

I'm sorry, I can no longer vote for Obama in 2012

Do you think this is a good idea for some extra cash on the side?

Sure, we may have beaten Canada in Hockey but let's face it....

A salute and an "I miss you" to a long-time DU-er who hasn't been around for ages: Kellenved.

How about today's earworm that makes you sick!

If you're talking to a potential date online and they mention they have 13 piercings...

What's the best way to wash your New Balance/Nike/Avia, etc., running/walking shoes?

Whatever happened to Rickrolls?

We might get a little snow tomorrow, maybe not as far as Houston.

PICS: Oh well, a touch of grey kind of suits "Joey" from "Friends" anyway, that is all I had to say

How big are your thumbs?

Just got back from Cuba. Interesting vacation!

Just getting back from a much needed vacation....

I just want to show Curling rocks!

Who here has heard of Chatroulette?

Wilmington, DE to host first ever Snuggie Bar Crawl

Bank of America sucks. But you knew that, didn't you?

Faces of America on PBS...

The evils of corporations, part one million

Epic Beard Man and Amber Lamps have to be the best internet memes ever

Recruiter Says That I Am Too Serious. I Need To Lighten Up For the Job Interview Tomorrow

Laurent Garnier - Acid Eiffel

Any home brewers out there want a used Bourbon Barrel?

Pups and Order

Yes I freely admit to it ..

Stephen King's "Under the Dome:" Am I the only one who saw Dick Cheney and George Bush in that?

want a Monday laugh? (pics from Sat's Jimmy Buffett show)

baka baka baka baka baka baka bakabakabaka bakabakabaka baka!

If Sony Bono asked you to share your Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, would you?

well, it's a tough business

At what age and grade level is the book "1984" generally read ?

If LynneSin asked you to share your Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, would you?

Ya know, Anchor Steam is a damn fine beer!

Goodbye to all my friends at home

I'd been confusing Haig and Watts all morning long.

The Shiba Inu puppies are awake!

Cologne

Hey everyone!! Did I miss something...

Pink Flamingos

NICE generalization, strawman . . .

Here you go: This cloud caught my eye...

Movies: so-called "Minor" works that you think deserve better than that.

Accupuncture - Bosch or Black & Decker?

Nature's Way

After seeing those pics of John Paul Jones, I'm totally jonesin' for some Led Zeppelin

Can anyone help, I would like to watch the olympics when I am in Florida do you know if

I'm earning a PhD in an area of social sciences.

OMFG they're gonna do a CHiPs remake movie with jack black and johnny depp!!!

Deedle leedle leet deet deeee.... a'dittle little leet dee dahhhh.

Do you think that all the brain power in all the world can explain

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 2/22/09

'Archer' - a total hoot.

Are you still friends with any of your axes?

my life

I am watching Dr. Who 3rd season Blink, don't blink the angels will get you.

PICS: who or what does my strawberry with a mouth look like?

SMACKDOWN! 1980 Dead Rockstar Faceoff

I just found my old mp3 player and found a song I love: Comfortably Numb....

Worst play you've ever went to?

How important is music to our society?

OMFG! The ads!

Okay, why is Jennifer Love Hewlett Stackard considered sexy.

boy spawn is sick and tired of his sisters using all the hot water

DU PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUCEMENT: Polls on Best Bass Players MUST include this man....

Heligoland

Watched "Inglorious Basterds" last night. It was OK.

Forty-seven is going to be a good year.

Interesting discovery about ancient Egypt.

Pictures of Sonia sunning herself, after a long winter...

New penny

What is your favorite movie color?

What is your favorite one-word curse name to call someone (warning: Cal Peg's fav word inside)

what would you use to inhibit translucence?

Wow, Lady GaGa is so hot without makeup

Betelgeuse is shrinking for some unknown reason.

my life didn't turn around until i had to start wearing suits

I think we should all applaud graywarrior's selfless desire to give a thread eternal life.

Your opinion on trepanning, (aka - drilling a hole in your head)

So it appears to be "Insensitive Motherfucker Day" in GD.

Disco Music

Why do they call it the "Stanley Cup"?

Advice wanted: Should I punish my doggie or not?

Now I know where in Idaho I will live

When does the NBC nightly Ice Dancing marathon end and the Winter Olympics began?

If the U.S. built the "Death Star"

I hate Forest Gump.

Any recommendations for classical music

OK you get to be dropped in for 24 hours into any music 'scene' - which is it?

This is a picture of me and my Grandparents puppy, Skosh.

What odd food traditions do you have in your family?

I turn 40 in June

how important are you to society?

The wishful thinking poll

Firedoglake: Rahm is out because his spirtual balance is out of step with Michelle Obama's!

60-51-50?

Details of President's health plan leaked last night

Have media or republicans done anything surprising?

In a time of budget cuts, yacht sales sail through untaxed in Missouri

Top GOP "McConnell: 'Not clear' if GOP can stop reconciliation on health care."

**** Heads Up: POTUS to Speak to Govs (Including Discussion of HC Proposal) Live! ****

"Many employers would almost certainly drop coverage result of Coburn-Ryan HCR alternative."

Dana Milbank: Obama should listen to Rahm. Liberals don't know what they're doing

Democratic senatorial candidates vie to be seen as outsiders

Obama's health care bill: nothing new in my opinion

Ambinder's Overview of the President's HCR Proposal...

Same Climate Change Denial groups also promoted the lie that smoking didn't cause cancer

Wonkroom's Comparison Table Between the House, Senate and WH's HCR Plans....

The deficit, debt and burgeoning money supply will create runaway inflation...

Bayh Says New Sen. Brown May Be Part Of 'Cure'

In case you still think Republicans are decent people.

Polls: In Key States, Public Option Far More Popular Than Senate Plan

The thing I want to know about HCR (or HIR, more accurately)...

GOP Stimulus Hypocrisy Gets Even More Embarrassing

GAME ON.... (and we can still get a public option)

(Summary Text) "The President's Proposal"

I don't know why some people are saying Rahm Emanuel fed Dana Milbank info for his last column

"Obama’s provision ... protects consumers from unreasonable rate increases..."

"Labor scores victory on excise tax in Obama's health plan"

Photos: "Thou Shalt Have No Other Obamas Before Me" (The Obama Presidency 2/21/10)

Rahm's Parting Shot Foretold by My Dry Cleaner

Clyburn believes House will pass health bill by even wider margin

Kinder tells college GOP he's running

North Carolina Primaries

Pelosi Statement on President Obama’s Health Insurance Reform Proposal

Rep. John Dingell to seek 28th term in Congress

Griffith setting stage for Congressional bid

Oh the horrors! (Fox Noise is at it again)

Hill 'open to the idea' of Senate bid

GOP Still Won't Take 'Yes' For An Answer

White House: Our Health Care Fixes Can Pass Without GOP Support

Canada, LOL

if bin laden is captured during this afghan offensive, what do

Jobs bill passes cloture vote

Dean Group Helping Bennet

We will find out if the President really wants the Public Option.

The jobs bill is $15 Billion? Really?

My understanding is that Obama cut a deal with the pharmeceutical companies

A thank you letter to Obama on Social Security comment:

I support the president's HCR proposal

Dr. Dean is Playing Chess, and the White House is Playing Solitaire.

White House: If GOP Filibusters, We’ll Pass Health Reform Via Reconciliation

It's a good thing that the First Lady is dealing with childhood obesity...

New York Terror Suspect Admits Guilt and Cooperates

Why does the mother-poll-loving media keep allowing the GOP to say Americans don't want HCR?

"President Obama took the Senate health care bill and stripped special deals "

Poll: Gillibrand Leads Ford 42-16

Drudge reports "Climate scientists withdraw claims of rising sea levels..." Why withdraw the claims?

Gerlach primary opponent drops out

Neumann rolls out first ad in Wisconsin governor's race

Public option whip count update

Rahm Emanuel takes heat over Dana Milbank column

Daughter says pilot in Texas IRS crash was a hero... this is nuts

Dick Cheney's in the hospital again?

SEIU Statement on President Obama's Healthcare Reform Proposal

Another example of what happens when you DONT force water up their noses ....

Is Ben Nelson even a Democrat anymore?

We tend to be very optimistic. That's why we believe the P.O. has a chance

"Republican Ideas"

Ah, the pukes ANSWER to "what would Jesus do?" as heard on Cspan this a.m.

Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on White House Health Care Proposal

Isn't rate regulation better than a PO (which is a market based solution anyways)?

Scott Brown: "I came to Washington to be an independent voice, to put politics aside..."

Reid Announces Senate Dem Attendees For White House Health Care Summit

The President's bill proves that there is always room for complaining

The Guardian ran a misleading headline on climate scientists' claim

Time for Obama to Study Machiavelli and Learn to Fight (let the unrecs begin)

Repubs, Obama Warned You, He Gave You Sincere Opportunities To Cooperate, Now He Will Fuck You Up

Gibbs Explains Why Obama Didn't Include Public Option

The Dick flops - but is recovering

CBO Says It Can't Score Obama's Health Care Plan Without More Detail

White House plan may blow up PhRMA deal

why NO Public Option offered in the President's Plan???

Rockefeller Not Inclined To Support Reconciliation For The Public Plan

Deb Wallace Withdraws From Congressional Race (WA-03)

Lieberman wants to lead charge to repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"

Do you support or oppose the President's health care reform proposal?

Scott Brown voted for cloture on the job bill. Hilarious wingnuts freakout:

Thank you Mr. President!!! My Credit Card bill just arrived:

It’s Official: Obama Is Against The Public Option

If Dick Cheney passes away, would would you do?

I have been right, so far, about the Public Option.

If a PICTURE is worth a thousand words.....

Maybe too many people who want the Public Option are not making themselves clear to our

"Yes," Brown said quietly, and then, having become Reid's first vote, he rushed out of the room...

Yeah, I'll say it, I'm proud of Obama's proposal, and I LIKE IT.

Mad about Maddow: The MSNBC host seeks influence, but she wants it on her own terms

Don't panic about Obama not having a public option in his plan.

'Cadillac tax' on health plans would hit union and nonunion jobs equally

Obama wants federal power to block excessive health insurance rate hikes

New Obama health proposal would limit rate hikes

Service chiefs to testify before Congress on gay ban

Suicide blast kills Afghan tribal chief in Nangarhar

Poland admits role in CIA rendition programme

McCain: I was misled on financial bailout

Marijuana Use by Seniors Rises as Boomers Age

Toyota receives grand jury subpoena (and SEC) for documents

Obama Health Care Plan Drops Public Option

Republicans Voting Against Stimulus Then Asked Obama for Money

China's Pearl River manufacturing hub 'lacks workers'

Legislator: Disabled kids are God's punishment

Report Seeks Sole Agency to Rebuild War Zones

Obama Health Care Plan Drops Public Option

Obama's biggest problem will be Mandates. There is no selling this to the country

About 50 Turkish commanders held over coup plot

Ice Shelves Disappearing on Antarctic Peninsula

Eyeing Israel, EU condemns identity theft in Dubai assassination

"Star Trek" veteran's actor son missing in Canada

Iraqi families slaughtered in pre-election sectarian atatck

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Monday February 22

Trial for Luis Posada continues to drag

France says Total strike will not cause petrol shortage

The New Poor

Hannah Giles Confirms (Again, This Time on Video) the O'Keefe-Breitbart ACORN 'Pimp' Lie

Goldman Sachs Says Greek Swaps Not ‘Inappropriate’

ACORN 'dissolved as a national structure'

Israel Unveils New Drone Fleet That Can Reach Iran

(ABC news) Exclusive: Ex-Gitmo Detainee Now Working for U.S.

Najibullah Zazi pleads guilty in New York terrorism plot

Continental Airlines to Cut 600 More Reservation Jobs

FDIC Calls Upon Consumers to Save and Build Wealth

NYC terrorism suspect set to plead guilty

House Panel Slams Toyota

(DOD) US trying to avoid Afghan deaths but war is 'ugly'

Greece Trades Should Have Been Less Opaque: Goldman

Poll: Passing public option would lift Harry Reid’s re-election chances

ENVIRONMENT: Tsunami of E-Waste Could Swamp Developing Countries

Doomsday Predictions Tax Illinois

Court documents reveal Palin’s grandson uses socialized medicine

California solar project gets $1.4 bln US guarantee

Poll: Passing public option would lift Harry Reid’s re-election chances

Google selling power like a utility

'19 Afghan Civilians Killed By Nato Jets'

White House offers to post Republican healthcare proposal on its own website

NYC terrorism suspect cites subway attack plan

Car bomb explodes outside N.Ireland court: police

Chico pot grower must return to prison after years of freedom

Texas Suicide Pilot's Daughter Calls Dad a Hero, IRS Plane Attack 'Inappropriate'

1 in 4 states cut back on mammograms

Iran to build new uranium enrichment plants in mountains

Continental Eliminating 600 Call Center Jobs

Lieberman to take lead on Don't Ask, Don't Tell repeal

Docs: Toyota Surges Related to Electronics (as early as 2005)

Hundreds rally with Franken to pass health care reform

(Mullah) Omar, Osama in 'safe havens' in Pakistan: Burney

Scott Brown to back Democrats' jobs bill (The final vote tally was 62-30)

Chest pains send ex-VP Cheney to hospital

Rights Groups Present New Docs-Show Congress Knew More About CIA Rendition-Secret Detention&Torture

Bayh says new Sen. Brown may be 'cure'

Expert: Electronic Design Flaw Linked to Runaway Toyotas

Congress asked to go easy on 'friend' Toyota

New Evidence of Runaway Toyotas May Help Imprisoned Camry Owner

Destroying C.I.A. Tapes Wasn’t Opposed, Memos Say

Anthem Blue Cross: State Regulator Finds More Than 700 violations

Toyota labeled Obama administration 'not industry friendly'

For-Profit Medicare Advantage Plans See Big Premium Hike

CPAC Speaker Condemns CPAC For Allowing Gay Conservative Group

Obama Prepares New Health Plan

Wile E. Coyote finally gets the Road Runner

KO: Jon Turley reacts to the OLC report exonerating Bybee and Yoo.

Powell Rebuffs Cheney on National Security

Afghans hate US backed war lords

Rachel Maddow Exposes Rep. Aaron Schock's Recovery Act Hypocrisy

Hitler and the Tory Election Poster Campaign

Brothers S1E3 part 3 of 3

Pesticides in the Air, Kids at Risk

Christopher Hitchens on the Ten Commandments, Haiti, Mother Theresa

"I will not walk away from health reform"

On These Shoulders We Stand

Citizens United v. FEC Ruling Puts Words in Politicians' Mouths, Lets Money Frame the Debate

Struggling Female War Vets

Obama, stop killing us! (Afghans protest)

Evan Bayh Gets Grilled On 'The View,' Is Told He 'Sounds Like Sarah Palin'

Richard Reid & Underwear Bomber Hypocrisy, Cheney on Iraq - Midweek Politics with David Pakman

TYT: Cenk laughs at Beck's self-comparison to Thomas Paine. A must see.

Dallas Tea Party Invites White People at MSNBC

Fuck It

Schwarzenegger slams GOP on stimulus hypocricy

Max Blumenthal Vs. Breitbart, Hannah Giles & Conservative Crazy Mob @ CPAC 2010

Bill Maher on AC360 points out the truth about Evan Bayh - corporatist scum.

TYT Network Launch: What The Flick?! & Sam Seder Episode Coming Soon!

School Laptop Spying Case Goes to Court

Michael Smerconish: For Me, the Party Is Over

George Washington, and his slave Hercules

The flailing falsehoods of America's war criminals

Facts are stubborn things, but they are still facts

The Bankruptcy Boys

Who Broke America’s Jobs Machine?

Republicans gained by obstructing, Democrats lost by reaching out/ Chris Bowers

Our Plutocracy: A Sobering New Portrait

PRES. OBAMA, NOOOOOO! DAMMIT, YOU KEEP THE GOVERNMENT OUTA MY HEALTH CARE!!!

Poverty in childhood can shape neurobiology: study

Independent UK: What would happen if the country really went bust?

Many H-1B workers get temporary jobs, study finds

Dick Cheney Inspires a New 'Colon Bowel Doctrine'

Why the Little Guy Matters

More Palin Hypocrisy: Tripp Has Government Provided Health Insurance - Huffington Post

The Brain Mistrust

Toyota Prius and Camry, drive-by-wire, and our failure to learn from experience

Mega Deals: $1 billion outsourcing contracts may come to India

Boeing prepares to cut nearly 800 IT workers

Congress Parties With the Big Money

Animal rights activists strip to protest in Madrid

Do European bats hold key to saving US cousins?

Timber toxins could be poisoning town

EPA unveils Great Lakes restoration plan

Peak Oil Review - Feb 22

Drumbeat: February 21, 2010

Madeira Flood Update - 42 Dead; Single Day's Rainfall Exceeded Monthly Average Total

column on new film re natural gas mining and fracking

"Who Killed the Electric Car?" sequel update

Survey: Utilities believe nuclear, wind have most potential to serve environmental needs

Latest Weapon In Australia's Fight Against Invasive Cane Toads - Canned Cat Food - Reuters

AAAS Annual Meeting - "No Change Whatsoever" In Warming Concensus - 2000 - 2010 Still Warmest Ever

National Science Foundation researcher discusses Plug in Hybrid Electric Vehicles

White-Nose Disease Confirmed In TN Bats As Epidemic Spread Continues - SciAm

U.S. turns to Sweden as model in nuclear waste storage

Solar Power Plants - Deserts or Rooftops?

CU-Boulder Prof Speaks on Mass Media Role in Climate Change Skepticism

Successful wind tunnel test of controllable rubber trailing edge flap for wind turbine blades

World class protection boosts Australia's Great Barrier Reef

Troubling signs in the northern freeze (methane release)

Governments 'misjudging' scale of CO2 emissions

Small family farms in tropics can feed the hungry and preserve biodiversity

Atmosopheric Methane Levels Rising "Significantly" Since 2007 - More Info @ 2/22-23 R.S. Conference

Caterpillar Joins FutureGen "Clean Coal" Partners -

USGS: Ice Shelves Disappearing on Antarctic Peninsula

From "Wow! Who Knew?" Department - Japan Opposes Bluefin Tuna Ban - AFP

NE Will Spread 86 Tons Of Coal Ash On Platte River Ice To Speed Breakup, Avoid Floods

Details On TVA Ash Spill - 2.6 Million Pounds Of Toxics - 140K Lbs Arsenic, 640K Lbs Vanadium, More

Energy Storage Dilemma? Not really, we just don't need it YET.

The Onion Guide to the Olympic Athletes

Women should stay away from Jimmy Johnson

At last, the definitive version of O Canada

Former No. 1 Ivanovic hires Graf’s former coach

Manu Ginobli is the biggest flopper ever

Joannie Rochette's mother dies suddenly (Canadian women skater)

Sorry Joey but I'm finding that Curling is much more interesting than the Figure Skating

Ice Dancing free style on now.

Woo-hoo! US women reach gold medal hockey game!!!!

I SOOO want a Utah-Orlando NBA finals

Manny* says it's his final year with Dodgers*

You know, every winter Olympics I become very anti-Russian...

AP IMPACT: Haiti flight logs detail early chaos

Venezuelan lawmaker denies legal reform aimed to control the Internet

Chavez Ally Quits Venezuela Socialist Party, Asks for Dialogue

Homeless Haitians: aid halted to force them out

Wow. The propaganda is hot and heavy today re Venezuela.

AIR STAFF COPIED BRIT PASSPORTS FOR MOSSAD HIT

Iran Invites Israeli Bombers to Visit its Nuclear Facilities

Gaza training camp blast kills Hamas militant

Eyeing Israel, EU condemns identity theft in Dubai assassination

Israel suspends mail service after letter-bomb found

UN: Israel 'Heritage Sites' Are On Palestinian Land

Wake Up, Jewish Left!

Jerusalem families come out against museum built on ancestors' graves

Clashes after Hebron mosque declared Israeli heritage site

Israel makes life very hard for Palestinians, says ICRC

Today in Labor History Feb 33 end political corruption, spread the wealth, and combat the oppression

My response to LTTE Re:Congress threatens union member rights (Local Rag)

Withers: A peek into a young hockey player’s closet

Isle of Man to consider civil partnerships for gay couples

State to appeal gay adoption ruling (LA)

Petraeus: Troops may not care if gay ban repealed

Colorado State University thinking of banning handguns on campus...

Utah Legislature: 'Flashing' of guns has broad support ...

Simple yes/no gun ownership poll -

Will Scalia Prevent Incorporation of the Second Amendment?

Are you a member of the NRA?

Yesterday I had an interesting converation with a rabid anti-gunner

What do you think will happen in 2012?

Winners and runners-up of Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council image competition

Sonic Boom Meets Sun Dog (video of Atlast V rocket going supersonic)

What Puts the Curl in a Curling Stone?

Primordial giant: The star that time forgot

The alien invasion has begun

Another side of Anchorage

As the snow melts and 20 seconds.

Infranview--cropping?

HDR Experiment: Golden Gate Bridge

Snow tracks

The return of the sunsets

Reincarnation's Waiting Room

Please send some light to this awesome blog.

If anyone feels like indulging me...

WHere can I get info about Buddhist iconography?

WHere can I get info about Buddhist iconography?

Dalai Lama to sit down with Larry King; comments on Tiger Woods (Updated)

Is today Cleita's birthday?

Hourglass Figures Affect Men's Brains Like a Drug

5 former Treasury Secretaries: Pass the Volker Rule

SEC to consider new short sale curbs next week

Rehearsals for a Civil War (Kunstler)

Sex hormone progesterone to get head injury trial (BBC)

Have you heard of Doctors with "Insurance Only" patients??

Peanut allergies tackled in largest ever trial (BBC)

Anti-retrovirals could halt Aids spread in five years (BBC) {South Africa}

Cut your Carb Footprint

Sleep Apnea Appliance for Teeth?

Does alcohol kill beneficial gut bacteria?

Millions of Unemployed Face Years Without Jobs

UK officer says views of Israeli forces 'anti-Semitic'

Religious Assault on Democracy (Religious Bill of Rights)

Charter Schools Could See Bump from KCMO Closings

The Teaching Profession As Phoenix

Obama to Propose New Reading and Math Standards

food processors

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