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Archives: February 27, 2010

"The Value of Nothing"

A counter to Meg Whitman's campaign ads..

Can anybody explain "forcing a vote"? I'm watching Cafferty.

Living Wage' Could Be Factor in Govt Contracts

If the Repubs are blocking health care reform with all their antics because

The Republican "Just Say No" tactics wouldn't bother me a bit

Live eagle cam - we have hatchlings

If you don't see a stake in the heart of evil you don't know for sure its dead. A Poll

Berkeley Protest (some archives material as well)

No Keith tonight....

Some mutually incompatible things I want.

Redstate Update on the Health Summit

Grant to tackle sleeping sickness

Pentagon to Allow Military Broad Access to Social-Media Sites, Reversing 3-Year-Old Directive

Tonight on Bill Moyers' Journal: The Prop 8 Battle

Heads up: Bill Maher Show at 10 pm and 11 pm EST ----HBO: Lineup:

Lich McConnell exposes Rethug HC "reform" plan at summit.(PIC d/u)

Detroit Metro Times: Single-Payer-Minded

Lawrence O'Donnell is hosting for KO

Larry Summers, Obama's Chief Economic Advisor: Early Advocate of Reaganomics:

Larry Summers, Obama's Chief Economic Advisor: Early Advocate of Reaganomics:

Rachel Maddow for Mayor of San Francisco!

Reefer Madness in America

A simple temp check poll on Health Care. Just checkin'...

OK, why does Rachel Maddow sound like she's broadcasting from an empty tin can

Rachel is givin' 'em hell again....YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSS

PETA wants to stop little tigers from getting wood

I think only Obama has the standing to say "American People"

Plastic rubbish blights Atlantic Ocean

Just one example of the exorbitant costs of health care

Road signs you'd like to see..... I have one or two.

Interesting school free speech case

Caption Mr no sex for 15 years, his girlfriend

Grandma has a calf

British Army Head Aims for Afghanistan Pullout in 5 Years

Justice Stevens is about to pass John Marshall in length of service

Santa Ana Baby Boomer Examiner: Silencing the single payer public option

Those about to lose their unemployment

Name your List of Dems who will effectively push through

Tuned in about halfway through "The McLaughlin Group" this evening. They were discussing

Ohio's 'employment at will' laws allow tough stands against employees that smoke

The Missing Voices at the Healthcare Summit

James Inhofe Interview: Senate's Top Skeptic Explains His Climate Theory

OK, this may have passed some people by

Bernanke: the United States could soon face a debt crisis like the one in Greece

Bernanke: the United States could soon face a debt crisis like the one in Greece

Oops - wrong forum

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF!!

CNN - "Boehner imagines being Speaker" - So, Who Is Being Arrogant?

Are Democrats' electoral fortunes improving (or at least not sucking quite as much)?

Breast-Groping MBI Agent Facing Scrutiny

Bwhahaha! Tinfoil hat time on Rachel?

Two major news stories lost due to Health Care Reform:

Russians are embarrassed over Olympic losses

Get (at least) $1000 In Ameriquest Mortgage Settlement - Have until March 9, 2010!

Here is a very simple reality about health insurance that nobody is discussing.

US Federal Reserve chairman calls for austerity plan

Virginia lawmakers prepare billions in cuts

San Francisco school district prepares to lay off 900 workers

Protest idea: Signs in front of Bunning's office: "Keep your gov't hands off our stimulus money"

Skulls of new dinosaur species found in Utah

The Divisive RW Neocon No, No, No World According To Frank Luntz...

Let's talk Tea Bag

To Court Blacks, Foes of Abortion Make Racial Case

The "Happy Warrior" was right....

The "Happy Warrior" was right....

Tsunami Advisory for Hawaii (massive earthquake off of Chile)

Up Or Down. - So What Are You Going To Do? - 27 Feb 10

Tsunami advisories for Hawaii and West Coast US

Arne Duncan's Chicago School "reform:" Low income/minority kids doing WORSE.

digby: Can They Ever Stop Whining?

I didn't need to go to all that trouble to vote

Whole Pacific Rim on Tsunami Warning (per CNNI)

8.3-magnitude quake hits near Concepcion, Chile

Little Billy Kristol as you've never seen him before!!!

Another good reason to switch to local banks/credit unions

NC: Raleigh native Clay Aiken to give equality speech at Saturday's HRC Carolinas Gala

Please dont unrec this OP

Chinese high-rollers throw Las Vegas lifeline

Has Pat Robertson given us an explanation for the

John Cole: A Reminder To Those Who Forget What Many On The Right Really Are...

Conjecture: How would Biden vote on a bill the White House did not support?

Check out military spending on this world clock

Interesting observation on my Health Care poll - "right" vs "privilege".

The people of Chile who have just suffered devastating earthquakes have universal health care.

Mr. Fish TOON: "Democratizing the Savage Middle East"

Obama needs to flex his political muscle (WP)

What Evan Bayh will be doing with his retirment -- Bashing Obama?

Yeats for today

The next step in HC reform?

Budget cuts for school take welcome mat away

LOL! The Missile Defense Agency logo that has righies moaning and crying was designed under Bush

My Honda 2002 SE has been recalled

Gingrich says Obama trying to “mug” America, pursuing “Hugo Chavez majoritarian rule”

The Dems in the Senate

Assume The Position, Chumps: Another Billion Dollar Bailout For Bankers

Surfed past FUX - NOT DISCUSSING EARTHQUAKE/TSUNAM - they are truly in a different universe...

'When I realized this is it, this will probably be the last time I will speak on the floor . . .'

MSNBC got pranked in fake interview

SPECIAL REPORT: DOT to shut down on Tuesday March 2, 2010 because of Sen. Jim Bunning's non vote!

Rev. Rick Scarborough: "We're Trying to Mix Church and State God's Way"

MN Tea'Bagger Candidate: "Rosa Parks didn’t move to the front of the bus to support sodomy"

To Court Blacks, Foes of Abortion Make Racial Case

Uh oh.. Look out Polar Bears.. Company's coming

Does a Tsnumai warning mean that waves are going to hit?

USGS Link on Earthquake in Chile

3 meter Tsunami hits Robinson Crusoe island - Easter island next

Guardian UK: 'State of catastrophe' after huge earthquake hits Chile

"Backpack Journalism" - affecting news quality?

Live Earthquake Coverage From Chile

Shock, confusion after birth certificates voided

2fer Gawker's keen eye for humiliation: Sally QUINN. & the SANDFORDs' divorce to be televised.

Honolulu Web Cameras / Live Images / Hawaii under tsunami warning

John Cornyn (R-TX) lovingly high-fives "the courage of the junior senator from Kentucky"

Live Coverage from Hawaii MSNBC

Symphony of Science - The Poetry of Reality

Should Senator Bunning be on the floor of the Senate reading recipe books right now?

When Will the Market Accept the Reality of the Recovery?

Freeper thread "Pinochet Saved Thousands of Lives"

Expect more than a few building contractors

Sarah Palin and Glenn Beck hit road together

Republicans vs. Teeth

US offers help to Chile

The Last Bubble


Need help shopping... Blue companies?

Sen. Jeff Merkley: One Senator v.s. Working Americans

My first step to fight "catalog glut."

Well the Hawaii Tsunami alarms went off and they aren't very loud

2 nuke plant events - Netherland, Conn. and oil spill sabotage update, Italy

If I had the money this is what I'd buy

Anyone want to bet that FAUX news will label Bunning as the Democrat

The Earthquake in Chilie is the 7th largest recorded quake

Preparing for the Inevitable Bursting Bubble

Bunning is playing chicken.

Marjah was a 'success', now on to hyping Kandahar

Emanuel, Pelosi Meet In Capitol To Chart Health Care Course

It's common knowledge these days that you need to add 40 or 50 votes to any rec count...

Environmental disaster looms from River Po oil spill

Land of the Free report: US Military Spied on Planned Parenthood, Civilian Phone Calls

Tsunami advisory issued for British Columbia coast

Malaysia - Caning the messenger?

Stiglitz: Just Like 9/11 - Too-Big-To-Fail Was Just Another Fear-Mongering Ploy

Quake Survivors: 'It's Like End Of The World'

Home prices are down, unemployment is high but Rents still high

Was anyone else surprised by the new credit card rules?

Heads Up: In case you missed the Howard Zinn tribute, it's on CSPAN2 at 1 p.m. EST

Drive-by unrecs

POEM: Complicit in the cruelty of war, believing man a natural predator....

Buffett : CEOs at big corporations should pay penalties for misjudging risky deals

Senator Bunning, You Sorry Son Of A Bitch.

Today's EPIC Fail......

Ministers Question Status of Washington House (C Street)

If we end up with 6 inch tsunami waves is the media going to talk as long about it as they have

Liberalism, atheism, male sexual exclusivity linked to IQ

Roger Ebert will be on Oprah's show on Tuesday Talking with a new technology computer

Birthers Admit that Obama was born in Hawaii

The Tea Party's Military Wing

Cop Rapes Transsexual Man in San Antonio. (Transman)

I just don't get white fundamentalist Protestant culture

Families USA Report: More than 275,000 will die over next decade from lack of health insurance

Did you see Obama ignore that dumb ass Rangel question

350% Increase

Breaking: IUE-CWA Files Charges Against Whirlpool

Godforbid a natural calamity will strike Hawaii...

Former DOJ-ers-"Deliberate Effort To Destroy" Yoo's-Missing Torture Emails

In U.S., Barak Signals Israeli Autonomy Against Iran

Why is Obama so obsessed with what Republicans think? Perhaps because of racism?

DickWatch UPDATE: Heart attack-free for FIVE days! Take THAT, health care "critics!" USA! USA! USA!

Conservative Reihan Salam Lied Through His Teeth on Bill Maher's Show Last Night

Conservative Reihan Salam Lied Through His Teeth on Bill Maher's Show Last Night

BBC has video up of moment quake hit

Stay Safe Our Friends From Hawaii

Amy Goodman and Dr. Flowers discuss health reform

Amy Goodman and Dr. Flowers discuss health reform

Pieces of rare biblical manuscript reunited

Oh Yea,.... Well yuk y'all , Sez Pappy Bush ...

Let's Get Maried in Wrestling Ring

What is the estimated number of deaths, per day, that result from our lack of National Health Care?

Renewed tension looms in Turkey after military arrests

Renewed tension looms in Turkey after military arrests

An earthquake hits Chile and Hawaii is threatened with a tsunami.

The system works. Our HAMP modification finally approved and in effect

Of Invictus, Avatar, and lessons to be learned (sleep aids for the politically troubled mind)

Canadians good sports about women's hockey, less so for mens hockey....

You have got to check this out!... rightwingnut madness...

Is Cali in danger of a tsunami? Just heard an advisory went out

Just put a bet on less than 3 foot surge for Hawaii

MSNBC reporting on earthquake and tsumanis now! n/t

Humans are quirky creatures, aren't they?

If a significant tsunami hits Hawaii, who will be the first....

CNN has switched to local coverage

So Hawaii has been destroyed> We have to pick up and move on.

At least 16 dead, many injured after massive 8.8-magnitude earthquake in Chile (Update)

Live Streaming Tsunami Coverage (Hawaii)

Is Pat Robertson the world's biggest mother fucker?

Destined for the lounge.... what takes 122 trucks to move it and

Since we're going to give away more billions to AIG, may as well do the same for Fannie Mae

Really ? Some of them agreed ?

Prediction: Science Deniers Will Say "Science=Guessing" If Tsunami Damage Is Minimal in Hawaii

AP - Pres Obama is ready to compromise with Republicans if they're serious

Tsunami hits French Polynesia after Chile earthquake

So how long before Limbaugh, Robertson, etc etc open mouth and insert foot?

I expect flames, etc., but COULD these recent quakes be caused

LMGTS: A massive earthquake in Chile...yet no climate change?

Live streaming from Hawaii TV

I feel sorry for Shuster

Photos from Chile

Locals reporting to news media

Giant wave destroys Obama's Birth Certificate, Freepers claim conspiracy!

I've felt battered lately and full of anger over events.

Rent a Celebrity for your next party!

Update: Wave hits Chatham Is. at 1.5m (4 ft. 11in.). . .

Health insurance hikes stun small businesses

DISH, DirecTV licenses set to expire due to hold-ups in the upper chamber

Statement number ten from NOAA for West Coast

Reid: Nearly 1.5 Million Will Be Unable To Watch Local TV Because Of Senate Inaction

Tsunami Cancels Nude Photo Shoot

Attorney posts his law degree for sale on Craigslist for value of remaining student balance

Clueless in Kentucky

Congress spends too much time on stupid issues like smoking bans and covenent marriages. Not enough

Breaking news on MSNBC: tsunami reaches Hawaii

Breaking news on MSNBC: tsunami reaches Hawaii

Pacific Tsunami Museum, Hilo Bay web cam

Beach towns possibly wiped out in Chile

CNN: Buoy readings indicate 27 foot drop in ocean levels.n/t

Perriello for Congress MoveOn mailer 406-19 Anti trust vote

So when are they going to open Al Capone's Vault?

So when are they going to open Al Capone's Vault?

Hawaii Death Watch 2010 is interesting.

Pacific Tsunami Center: Tsunami has reached Hawaii Big Island.

Remember when Al Capone's secret room /safe was empty?

The Ignorant Righteous v. The Lower Merion School District: The Rush to Judgment

Government of Chile says over 500,000 homes

What happens to unemployment insurance after sunday

US Navy says they're only expecting a 2 foot surge

Well, it appears that liberals truly are smarter

MSNBC announced they are making a documentary about the Hawaiian Tsunami

Chile and Haiti: Preparedness lessons for you and me

Tragedy in Hawaii

What Medicare Means to My Family

The sirens are blaring

Spain Eases Restrictions on abortions

How diplomat's paperwork saved lives in Holocaust

Is there something fishy going on with the N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission?

A friend from work is visiting Chile.

"if rethugs believed that they were on the verge of retaking the chamber, they wouldn't be retiring"

Thoughts for Chile, and the Pacific Chains.

Brad Ellsworth's record

They ignored me. Can you believe it?

Hawaii now clear

Mich. firm turns tables on outsourcing

First wave hits Chatham Islands at 20cm; more likely to come

Heed Tsunami Warnings, Obama Says

Heed Tsunami Warnings, Obama Says

LA Times: UCSD student who hung noose has been suspended from school

LA Times: UCSD student who hung noose has been suspended from school

Forcible mandate to buy corporate private insurance.

Is David Gregory Deliberately Trying To Scuttle His Show?

Friday LOL's - lots of pics

Friday LOL's - lots of pics

Gingrich's dirty little fingers in the healthcare pie

Snowmaggedon, Son of Snowmaggedon, the Snowicane -- WHY do we let this HAPPEN???

For those on *Tsunami Watch* who are disappointed..

The morons in the control room at MSNBC should be fired (HI

Newborn Found Naked on Top of Car in Edison, NJ

Joe Conason: Shut down Jim Bunning's "charitable" fraud

Holy Shit... Entire Pacific Rim On Alert For Tsunami

Foreclosure solution...maybe: rescind all the ARMS from 2003 on

More Evidence of Marijuana-Psychosis Link

Amazing earthquake picture

Call + Email both of your Senators, Reid (leader), and Durbin (whip)... this ain't over

Robinson Crusoe Island, Galapagos Islands and Easter Islands: Tsunami

How Is The Job Situation Where You Live?

MUST SEE: Ted Olson And David Boies On Prop 8 - Bill Moyer's Journal

Which part of "killer" in the name killer whale don't people grasp?

Powerful quake strikes Argentina

What should we do with the party of NO?

has m$nbc thought about sending a camera crew to chile? there was a disaster there.

From Twitter: Whales have disappeared from Kawaihae Harbor.

Yu-Na was Willie Mays, Joe Montana, Gordie Howe, Magic Johnson. She was - is - simply the best.

Yu-Na was Willie Mays, Joe Montana, Gordie Howe, Magic Johnson. She was - is - simply the best.

CEO-new laws: pay punitive fines if CEO drive corp. into the ground

Should Caribbean nations be included in a North American Union?

John Day, Oregon protests Aryan Nations

HA HA - Jim Bunning's Kentucky lost again

Does Sarah Palin Suffer From The Dunning–Kruger Effect

Who are your Top 10 favorite people in Congress this month?

Remember! Donations for Haiti relief made before 03/01/10 are deductible for 2009:

Deaths Rising for Lack of Insurance, Study Finds

So we liberals trust mothers to make decisions about the lives of their unborn children...

German Left party ejected from parliament over protest against Afghanistan war

Solar Storms Could Be Earth's Next Katrina

Prince's Palace Found in Volcanic Crater

Chile has a long, long history of earthquakes.

A word on this R.I. school that fired all of the teachers

1,000th Post: It's The Money, Stupid

The GOP Pitch For Black Votes

A Kennedy considers running for House seat

Are we moving towards a radicalization in politics? And why I hope so...

Documents Reveal Anthem Blue Cross Manipulated Data to Justify Massive Rate Hike

Arizona Congressman (R - What else?) says black people had it better when they were slaves

President Obama considers halting all Home Foreclosures

The arrogance of being president while being black

78% of 75 Republican-party leaders consider Barack Obama a socialist

False Confessions

"Turning Around" Public Schools:

CNN and MSNBC are covering the quake in Chile and the tsunami warning in HI. nt

Another Math Frame: What Do You Get When You Add The Numbers "1945" And "65" ???

A Fast-Growing, New Labor Union For People WITHOUT Jobs!

C-Span Caller drives the nail home with a single blow

C-Span Caller drives the nail home with a single blow

Navy scrambling from Hawaii

Thank You President Obama for Appointing a Scientist With an Understanding of the Tsunami Threat

The Freeper thread that crystalizes the right's attitude re: health care

Tea Party at Baptist Church ... Shouldn't taxes be revoked ?

remember my local teabagger-the one I accused of inciting domestic terrorism?

BREAKING: Robertson Claims “God Even Angrier with Chile than Haiti”

The miscalculation of Science

Harry Potter (Daniel Radcliffe) speaks for gay suicide prevention

Unemployment group wants Bunning ousted from Baseball Hall of Fame

White House signals an end to their bipartisanship on health reform

Sen. David Vitter, R-La., vowed to fight the plan "with every ounce of energy I have."

drug tests for those on assistance? Bill says also test legislators too!!!

Democrats vote to renew Patriot Act

a religious moment in the grocery store

Health Care Reform: Short term "gains" vs. long term cataclysmic failures

Marie Osmond's teen-aged son committed suicide

Harlem charter school head emails show very special access to NY school chancellor

Why Did Democrats Adjourn??

Death-row inmate Linda Carty launches last-chance appeal to US Supreme Court

start loading up your freezer with bread...badass fungus on the way.

Spain braces for massive storm

College Justice Falls Short For Rape Victim

4.4 earthquake near Oklahoma City

Devastating Response to NYT's Hypocrisy in Refusing to Correct Inaccurate ACORN 'Pimp' Hoax Coverage

Amnesty International plea: Stop Lindsey Graham from de-funding 9-11 trials!

NBC is Showing a 9/11 Documentary during the Olympics

Goodbye Wifes and Daughters: Another Cautionary Coal Story

Beer-drinking, smoking chimp sent to rehab

Breaking News GOP Breakfast in Hawaii Canceled: Rove and Gov Linda Lingle, $2500 a plate

The Crazy Bus Diaries: A Collection of Michele Bachmann's Greatest Hits

Yoo: It's Not the Crime, It's the Coverup--I Know a Thing or Two About Missing E-mails

Yoo: It's Not the Crime, It's the Coverup--I Know a Thing or Two About Missing E-mails

Questions about No Greater Joy ministry grow - child 'training' manual linked to murder of 7 yr old

Why not cut WIC cards?

I am very upset with members of DU with good cause (mild rant)

BWAHAHAAAAAA! The ULTIMATE freeper fuckin' CRYBABY LOSER post of ALL TIME. You will LOVE it.

If you're reporting below the poverty line in income, do you get grants for college education?

A Very Good Primer on Plate Tectonics -- Please Read

Just have to wonder sometimes if any of us is doing anything worthwhile by posting here.

Just have to wonder sometimes if any of us is doing anything worthwhile by posting here.

****DUzy Awards for the week ending 2-26-10****

Need some Ayn Rand help...

Here's how people in AZ will be affected by this unemployment thing

Here's how people in AZ will be affected by this unemployment thing

Missouri GOP attempts to balance budget on the backs of children and abused women

Wouldn't a doctor who orders unnecessary tests be guilty of malpractice?

Medical marijuana news. Cannabidiol stops the spread of breast cancer.

I am about to join the Army!!!

Do the American people deserve healthcare?

Orca Song 2008 {youtube 5:10}

Weird dream. Try to guess how it turns out!

Green Beans or String Beans?

visually appealing ( or not disgusting) solution for recycling area

Petra Haden & the Sell Outs - Don't Stop Believin'

Question for Cat Owners...

Please sir, if you wouldn't mind sharing just one small portion of that fish.

Admiral Ackbar in the running for Ole Miss' new mascot

Did anybody else here spend their summers on Hampton Beach, NH

Barenaked Ladies album "Stunt" is on, after a day of compulsively listening to REM

Anyone here have stepkids about the same age as themself? Tell me about it...

Thanks sis and boobs....not smoking for a year and a half lowered my cholesterol

Sometimes he'll turn up a CD she left by accident in his car, and he will miss her...

I could use some advice here from DU'ers.

Is there anything more disgusting than the "Image awards"

You won't look at marshmallow peeps the same way ever again.

Stephen Malkmus - Jo Jo's Jacket

Worse than FAIL.

Pavement - Silence Kid/Kit

Oscars to hire DJ this year!

holy hell

holy hell

Opposing Views: Tilikum the killer whale speaks about Seaworld attack

Do you ever feel odd when drinking a beer while Celebrity Rehab is on?

movies: Digital vs XD


A panda walks into a bar, sits down and orders a sandwich...

Bruce Wayne

Who sings 'Femme Fatale' better?

Snowing hard again - supposed to be "flurries" at worst today, looks like 1/2" already.

Please dont unrec this OP

Has anyone here seen the show "Meteorite Men"?

For anyone who has struggled with weight...

OMG...I thought it was Sunday! I came looking for my LOLCats and...

I Dig A Pony- Beatles live

If you have an indoor/outdoor cat....and you think my dog is NOT going to eat it....

Somehow this seems appropriate

i remembered to get eggs, coffee, a little thing of milk, some cheese

creepy commercial from the 80s

Just got a new laptop...

The Pixies - Alec Eiffel

Dog eats biscuits with hands! invitation code

Doin' my Beer Nuts Bar Mix happy dance!

Top Gear - the home game

The First Rule of Tautology Club is the First Rule of Tautology Club

Another poorly-named product...

Are there any Jeff Smith fans here ("Bone", "RASL") ?

Power out for 36 hours, did I miss anything?

I Am Happy Today! And Boy, Does It Feel Good!


Fuh Q

Watch Out Hawaii, Sue Nami is knocking at your door

Dont Open Till Doomsday

Funk & awesome afros: The Ohio Players!

ok, stacking up pillows and adjusting the blinds so there's a patch of sunshine for my doggie to

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 2/27/10

What job would you like to try for a week or so?

it doesn't seem so long ago, I was young, skinny, good-looking,

Australian with TB raps it up in Quarantine. Super awesome videos!! LOL-tastic

What's the point?

RE: Discussion of Ridley Scott adjusting the editing and versions of his films

Destined for the lounge.... what takes 122 trucks to move it and

off to see the King of California - Dave Alvin.

It's fresh mozzerella, tomato, garlic, and basil pizza for us, what is dinner for you?

I have a stye. :(

Do you Fold your Pizza in half?

Konings Hoeven Quad + Brother Thelonius + Midas Touch

My Radio show is in a moment! Check it out

"Oh don't mind me. I'm just in one of those 20 year cycles where I'm trying to destroy myself"

Scotty "Conspiracy Theory" Lago proves conclusively that he is up-to-his-eyeballs full of shit.

Does a good indoor kitty dirt bath exist?

Gold medal curling match starting now on CNBC

Open letter to NBC

PHOTOS: Today's shoot @ new client, a very cool Taqueria. MEXICAN, anyone???

Am I the only one who originally thought that Lawrence Welk was born in Europe?

Panda Express??!?!?!?! WTF is that all about?

does any one know why

Snowblowing. Sounds like some kind of recreational exercise, doesn't it?

Whats the point of White Pizza?

Your mom

My one problem with Blade Runner

Road signs you'd like to see..... I have one or two.

Excellent Myers-Briggs test cut down to 32 questions

Dogfish Head Midas Touch Original Ale - YUM!

Let's start a pool to see when "Kirstie Alley's Big Life" gets banned from Teh Longue.

Tsunami watch

Idea for next winter Olympics

A poll for anyone who's comfortable using the "word" IRREGARDLESS

Are there any free sites like photo bucket to keep pictures?

When the Olympics broadcast signed off this aft. was that Nickelback playing in the background?

Don't Come Around Here No More

This picture is the cutest picture you will see today.

Soda Thief (Pic, Adorable!)

Really Severe Thunderstorms in UAE (my home) right now

Turner Classic Movie Channel Addicts.

A recent picture...Sunlight through a wave...

Conan O'Brien Tweets..

ah... back on DU

***Happy Birthday, Heidi!***

Time for MrScorpio's STAR TREK GAME! Let's play

Behold, the mighty U.S.S. Shut-Up Wesley!

Canada vs US in Hockey Gold

Was anyone here a deadhead?

Is there a DU Oscar Poll this year?

You know the point in a fast where you start dreaming of food?

Why hasn't there been a flick about Kerouac and the Beats?

A collection of an actor's or actresse's greatest work

So, what's everybody doing tonight?

Grandma has a calf

Do you "save" ladybugs?

'most unfortunate names' list

Name three things that go well together.

Does insomnia drive anybody else crazy sometimes?

Is There Some Major Musician or Band or other Artist You "Suddenly Appreciated" Rather Late in Life?

Songs with god-awful lyrics.

What is the most annoying song of 2010?

Finally saw "I Am Legend"

Hardball: Representative Elijah Cummins (D) MD

Hardball: Tweety "He's back... He's got a book coming out in November.

With reconciliation do you think we could get public option withour the corporate democrats?

Does anyone know if there is a video central "clearing house" for right wing videos?

Hardball: Tweety determined that the Democrats had 4 more minutes than the Republicans.

Now from Obama I need to hear: I did my best, and it's time for reconciliation.

Health Care Summit: The Word Cloud Versions

Tell me the DNC will flood Kentucky w/ Bunning on the Senate Floor today

Republicans want to start over.

"And then George Washington held out his hand like this...."

Please unfreep this CBS poll on Obama!!!

Rachel stole "Conservative Idiots"

Former lawmaker Keet eyes GOP run for governor

Photos: Reach Back and Pull (The Obama Presidency, 2/25-26/10)

Rand Paul Begins Reserving Primary Ad Time

Pawlenty endorses McCain

John Stephen to run for governor

So how many balls the head did Jim Bunning take while playing in the MLB?

"Here's a deal - you drop the filibuster, D's will drop reconciliation. Deal? "

Greg Sargent's The Plum Line: Saturday Roundup

Majority rules: Let's vote...and let's move on

Hill Steps Aside for Ellsworth for IN Senate

Campbell Opens Gap with Rivals in Poll

Crazy tea party member calls Obama half white RACIST

President Obama is either incredibly WEAK . . .

It's Time to Act-Letter to the President, Senators, Reps...

From a Baseball Star to a SENILE old fart

"Durbin Launches Online Petition To Reform The Filibuster"

Repukes - Misrep Health Prems - 'Washington Week'

DiFi and Blum: a Marriage Marinated in Money

Deleted by OP...Wrong Forum..

An Exclusive Transcript of the Obama-Cheney Phone Call

Grimaud considers primary bid against Wilson

Weygand, Pell grandson opt out of House race

What happened to Al Queda in Afghanistan? Why are we fighting the Taliban?

Despite the media spin, "the train is leaving the station" without Republicans.

Is the Missile Defense Agency's logo Obama-meets-Islam?

Indiana: Hill Won't Run for Senate

sane former gop senator dave durenberger shoots down GOP summit performance on NPR

Dick Cheney would have died long ago if he didn't have government-run health care

Will this HCR reduce health care costs for most Americans?

Tony Perkins of Family Research Council Bumped From Prayer Lunch - May I say....

Van Jones' Accepts NAACP Image Award; Speech w/t Message to Pres. Obama, Americans and Glenn Beck!

If the Democratic party doesn't turn this Bunning douche bag into the poster boy for the repukes

What would you like see added to the Obama HCR bill?

Linder To Retire (R)

Whirlpool: Keep It Made in America

Republicans are frustrated their BS isn't working, where are the media pundits?

Now Politico is in the business of finding a GOP successor for obama. They're turning into FOX

Obama: Compromise on health if GOP is serious - "It is time..."

The difference between me and the those on the other side is pretty simple.

DGA helps out White

After Watching For A Year, I Finally Figured Out WHO Obama Is...

Stupid ass on Bill Mahar claims the rethugs have played the health care issue better than O

This is hilarious...Hardball's compliation of Republican's talking points during summit.

Unemployment Hits 10.8%, Presidential Approval Drops to 35% (Reagan)

The arrogance of being president while being black

Obama rushing to Hawaii to monitor Tsunami (Picture)

Lawrence O'Donnell is the most negative anchor on MSNBC re: HCR I've seen yet.

Leahy At OPR Hearing: 'Where Are Mr. Yoo's E-Mails?'

Colombian judges deny Alvaro Uribe third term poll

Violent French husbands 'may be tagged'

Deaths Rising for Lack of Insurance, Study Finds

Gatorade drops Tiger Woods

Colombian judges deny Alvaro Uribe third term poll

Liberalism, atheism, male sexual exclusivity linked to IQ

Nevada bank closes, total hits 21 for 2010 (WA bank-#22)

Rainier Pacific Bank closed by regulators

Deer Creek Victim Says He Dreamed About School Shooting

Obama announces 'way forward' in health care next week

US House approves sharing spy files on Argentina

U.S. Sen Dodd's bank super-cop may be doomed-source

USGS: 8.5 M Earthquake near Concepcion, Chile

8.3-magnitude quake hits Chile – USGS

Magnitude 6.9 earthquake rocks Okinawa islands in southern Japan

US to extend controversial Bush-era law

China insider sees revolution brewing

US to spend $50 million on media in Pakistan

Obama: Healthcare reform can't wait a generation

Spain braces for massive storm

Hawaii prepares evacuations ahead of tsunami

Nevada bank closes, total hits 21 for 2010 (WA bank-#22)

Colombia election open as court blocks Uribe run

Preparing for the Inevitable Bursting Bubble

US military monitoring situation after Chile quake

House Democrats: Obama's support could lead to final passage of health-care bill

Enhanced screening of Pakistani passengers at JFK

Death-row inmate Linda Carty launches last-chance appeal to US Supreme Court

Obama calls Cheney to wish him speedy recovery

Report says oil supplies in Fla. waters negligible

John Linder retiring (Repub/Georgia)

Hawaii under tsunami warning

Ethics panel clears 7 on earmarks

Ex-U.S. ally Chalabi, now closer to Iran, on the rise in Iraq

White House social secretary Rogers resigning

Lawmaker: Toyota withheld crash lawsuit evidence

Lingle (HI Gov) issues emergency proclamation

Tsunami hits Chile as Pacific rim braces for impact

First Tsunami Wave Reaches Hawaii.

Abu Sayyaf militants raid Philippine village

Jobless benefits start ending on Sunday

8.3-magnitude quake hits Chile – USGS

South Yemen call for independence

Tsunami expert: `We dodged a bullet'

UK troops to remain in Afghanistan 'for five years'

Killer whales back on show after US trainer's death

Sentencing delayed for abortion provider's killer

AP source: RFK's grandson weighing US House run

Fannie to U.S.: We need another $15.3 billion

Big tsunami wave hits town

The moment when the quake hit Chile

Obama: Compromise on health if GOP is serious

Haiti to urge homeless to return to ruined houses

Secret Service Computers Only Work at 60 Percent Capacity; Agency Uses 1980s Mainframe

US, Afghan forces clear last parts of Taliban area

San Diego students storm offices after noose found

California is a greater risk than Greece, warns JP Morgan chief

Supreme Court scrutinizes state, local gun control

[The Real News] 'Death and life of American journalism' - Pt. 1

UCSD STUDENTS: Occupying Chancellor's complex

Protest at UCSD: Chancellor Fox

Glenn Beck Is Above Sticking Progressive Label On Joe Stack - But Not Hitler

Rachel Maddow & Ezra Klein on continuing to wait for GOP on HCR

The Ongoing War on American Soil

Senator McCaskill: Lets Talk About Some Other Things That Have Not Been Paid For! pt.1

Liberalviewer: Nobody on Fox News Defends Right to Jury Trial?

Senator From Kentucky Explains Why He Won't Allow An Extention Of Unemployment For 30 Days

Senator Bunning To People Losing Unemployment Benefits

YouTube's Craziest Baby Preachers: Viral Video Film School

Glenn Beck -- Stages of Human Development

"Thanks, John!"

Al Franken 1997 interview with Tom Synder.

Shep Smith Calls Out John Thune, R-SD, for Repeating Republican Talking Points

Young Turks: Guilty Plea - Unarmed Men Shot By Cops During Katrina On Bridge

Most chilling anti-war song ever: Bob Dylan - 'John Brown'

Reid: Objections to Extending Unemployment Benefits is Immoral

Congressman Alan Grayson: $12 Trillion Gone and No One Punished

Young Turks: Are All the Toyotas Busted? & Implicit Bribes

Congressman Alan Grayson: Is NASA Becoming a Faith-Based Initiative?

Hawaii five-o theme song

Rush Limbaugh Spanks Himself

President Obama's Weekly Address

Lights Go Out On Chavez

Sen Whitehouse: Republicans Are Completely Silent When Millionairs & Billionairs Get Tax Cuts! pt.1

Joel Silberman: Americans Misinformed, Media Creates Misinformation, No One Does Anything About It

Maher: NEW RULES February 26th - Hurry and watch it while it lasts!

Sarah Palin's iPhone

Marco Rubio and the FLGOP Credit Card Scandal

Fox News mainstreams right-wing extremists

US economy: Growth likely slowing after big year-end spurt

Health Care Summit Republicans not only obstructionist, but also out of touch with average American

There is no excuse for the United States of America because if there was

Detroit Metro Times: Single-Payer-Minded

Harvard Professor's Shocking Proposal: Starve the Palestinians in Gaza into Having Fewer Babies

US to spend $50 million on media in Pakistan

Arrested for Doodling on a Desk? "Zero Tolerance" at Schools Is Going Way Too Far

Dick Cheney Advocates Waterboarding of Killer Whale

City of Angels on brink of abyss

Louisville Courier-Journal: More gun lunacy

The Power of Local

Merkley, Stabenow Explain Why Bunning Succeeded In Blocking UI/COBRA Benefits

32% of those individuals obliterated in northwestern Pakistan by U.S. drones over the past 6 years h

Master plan to restore ancient sites in Iraq

We Can’t Wish Away Climate Change: Al Gore in the New York Times

Buffett’s Bargain Shopping Spree

Joseph Stiglitz: The Great American Bank Robbery

Joseph Stiglitz: The Great American Bank Robbery

Michael Winship | Two Legal Foes Unite to Fight for Same-Sex Marriage

Friday Talking Points (113) -- Republican Reconciliation Hypocrisy

Personnel Profile: Nate Phelps - estranged son of Fred Phelps speaks out his abusive childhood

The Weekend Economists "Cash not Trash" Compendium February 26-28, 2010

Clueless in Kentucky

It's George Wallace's GOP Now

China insider sees revolution brewing

The Picture

Sarkozy to oust Areva CEO Lauvergeon?

World's largest solar-powered boat unveiled

Field Report: Plow Shares

James Inhofe, Senate’s top skeptic, explains his climate-hoax theory

Real Goods Solar Celebrates Completion of 417kW Solar Electric Installation (at affordable housing)

GE Confirms Offshore (wind) Turbine Details (big ~ 4 MW each)

MetLife and John Hancock Finance 19-Megawatt Solar Power Plant (CO - 100 mew jobs)

7 Reasons Why You Should Grow Your Own Food

Duke Energy invests in (underground compressed air) storage project for renewable energy

Rockland, Mass. Grade School Follows in Steps of High School, Installs Solar (Stimulus $$$)

(Texas) Utility Will Help Homeowners Go Solar ($35 a month for rooftop PV system)

Leaking Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant shutdown ordered

Al Gore NYT op-ed; and Bush says Jimmy Carter's criticism's made his life "miserable"

Nuclear Reactors, Dams at Risk Due to Global Warming

The U.S. Solar Market: Assessing the Potential

Maine's maple syrup season begins a month early due to global warming

How the nuclear power industry misrepresents its performance record.

Solar power project (392 MW) in Mojave Desert gets $1.4 billion boost from stimulus funds

2 Va. firms seek to establish offshore wind farms (1500 MW)

Solar Storms Could Be Earth's Next Katrina

Kanga and camel is the way to go

Maine's latest global warming disasters, fatalities etc.

As costs of new nuclear plants soar, PV module prices drop to historic lows and keep on falling

Gatorade drops Tiger Woods

Norweigian wins 6th biathalon gold

Gatorade dropped Tiger Woods.

Congratulations to Canada for winning the gold medal in men's hockey!

Barry Bonds' wife files for divorce

Big day in college basketball...SPOLIERS!!!!

Mods: would it be possible to move all joeybee and madinmaryland threads to the Lounge?

Holmgren eyes one-man show at QB (QB Competition won't work)

Alright. Pro football thread. Who is your dream team?

Why is the U.K. so crappy at winter sports?


Panda now has better vision!!

Peru: still no justice in Bagua massacre

US House approves sharing spy files on Argentina

South Atlantic: Britain May Provoke New Conflict With Argentina

USGS reports 8.3-magnitude earthquake hits Chile

Beyond Supply and Demand: Obama’s Drug Wars in Latin America

CHILE QUAKE: Big tsunami wave hits town

Colombian judges deny Alvaro Uribe third term poll

Colombian judges deny Alvaro Uribe third term poll

Venezuela, a Bastion of Democracy?

Ex-Priest Turned Journalist Speaks on Venezuela

Mabhuh killers 'in Israel': Dubai police chief

Harvard Professor's Shocking Proposal: Starve the Palestinians in Gaza into Having Fewer Babies

Building the first 'Palestinian settlement'

Staunch House Labor Supporter Hasn’t Made Up Mind on Health Reform

Official: Cruze is ‘Ohio car’ (Updated Made in USA 40 mpg Road & Track video)

Today in Labor History Feb 27 The Supreme Court rules that sit-down strikes are illegal

To Regain Public’s Support, Labor and Dems Must Push Harder for Jobs

Biden proposes new rules to protect retirement funds

Millions Of U.S. Workers Are Cheated By Mis-Classification As Contractors

Solidarity Center’s Union-to-Union Relief Effort Helps Haitian Workers ($ for $ match)

Equal Rights

I am singing tonight at the Raleigh HRC dinner

Ewan McGregor Doesn’t Think Homophobia Is Funny

Lady Gaga Grabs Her Faux Package

Bill Moyers' Brilliant Video Interview with David Boies and Ted Olson on the Prop 8 Trial

14 year-old Deer Creek Victim Says He Dreamed About School Shooting

Mom, boyfriend charged for 3-year-old's shooting

Convergent evolution: The homoplasy of teabaggers and gun controllers

Nicolo Machiavelli - Food for thought

Special-ed teacher shot dead in Washington

2 charged in shooting that wounded mother holding child

One of the rifles is an AR15 with a scope

Murder weapon was a black powder pistol...

Astrology causes Climate Change

'Echoes' in bat and dolphin DNA

Skulls of new dinosaur species found in Utah

Elusive Dark Matter May Be Hidden on Earth

the orangutan and the hound

There is potential for a large tsunami as far away as the Aleutians and the Kamchatka Peninsula

NASA Plans to Visit the Sun

What Is Time?

Do assault weapons look less menacing when they are pink?

Louisville Courier-Journal: More gun lunacy

I want to apologize for losing my temper with you all yesterday.

stop sign shadow

Sangre de Christos (early 1980's handheld, film panorama attempt)

iPhone photography: Documenting my meanderings in Miami

Critiques and comments needed.

Solara 4-Part Video Series

For those who need a smile today...


Surprise Marketplace opera performance in Valencia

About the earthquake in Chile.

Join the Move Your Money Flyer campaign

The Clapper

Strengthening Local Economies Through Alternative Currencies; conference call 3/1

When Greece Met Goldman

cpap users- any advice about "rug burns" from the mask?

Right wing slams White House for meeting with atheist ‘hate groups’

Church attendance soars with the 15 minute Mass

I just don't get white fundamentalist Protestant culture

Kentucky Senate Votes To Allow Public School Bible Classes

Charter school overcharges students for federally funded reduced-price lunches

District May End Economic Diversity Program

Anyone know how schools in Miami rate?

Detroit Public Schools principal, bookkeeper suspended over alleged misuse of funds

Virginia acts to limit use of exam for special-ed students after criticism

Should a tenured teacher be fired because he used candy as an incentive?

Obama's Idea of Education Reform? Fire All the Teachers

I Won! Oh My God, I Won!

"Prayer of St. Francis" by Sarah MacLachlan