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Archives: March 12, 2010

Announcing Construction of East Jerusalem Apartments: Stupid, Yes; Proof of Disinterest in Peace, No

The PBA tour isn't the #1 topic - but history was made. Kelly Kulick WON!

Email Durbin here; and ask him to support the Public Option

Email Durbin here; and ask him to support the Public Option

Moore appearing on Jimmy Fallon's show,12:30 am,3/12

I propose that the USIA program "Window on America" be made available to YouTube.

Clinton got hisself one of them thar blow job thingy magigies

WTF ???

CIA Drone Attacks Produce America's Own Unlawful Combatants

On the Fox News website, they have this area about searches on their site...

Interesting in court rant from accused cop killer monford

Just another day in Dixie...

39 dead so far in Suicide bombing in Pakistan

Crazy, crazy, crazy!!!

Today's American Extremists comic: "When bad things happen to good ideas"

Up Or Down. Not Going Away. 12 March 2010

2 Campbell soldiers killed in Afghanistan

CG: Deepwater costs rise to $27.4 billion

Report Details How Lehman Hid Its Woes as It Collapsed

Army plan takes fire from Congress, DoD, GAO

Transformational Ties

Russia Criticizes US Over Afghan Drugs

Judd Gregg Argues for Higher Unemployment

Debt and Revenue numbers - novelty web page link included

Law Officers Struggle to Adjust After War

U.S. Budget Deficit Grows $1 Million Every 11 Seconds

After ignored voters send us to electoral Siberia, will the GOP repeal the Mandate?

"Hey, sickos! Real men marry women!"

couple convicted twice for Tahoe beach beating

couple convicted twice for Tahoe beach beating

HCR? who the hell are they polling?

I'm cleaning out the garage. An old editorial from Oct..30,1987 re the deficit

Commentary: Doomsday in Iraq — is it really just around the corner?

I say pass the health care bill

Some tortured explanations...

High-end thrillseekers pay to be kidnapped

Duck! Plasma bullets are zinging past Earth.

cutting animals vocal chords for human "convenience" ...WTF?

The wedding of the year? Man marries

Pentagon says F-35 fighter jet's cost has doubled

Friday morning smile: Borowitz muses about Massa

Fawning Political Interviews Have Ruined American Politics

Dupe, pls. delete. nt

RE: the cancelled prom, wouldn't it be cool if....

Looking Longingly To Joe McCarthy

Looking Longingly To Joe McCarthy

Is There A Pi In Your Future?

representative from maine -beating up repuke from calif.

Senate Republicans going after charities now

Senate Republicans going after charities now

Republican National Committee “survey” taps fear of military draft to raise funds

Iam so proud of my freshman state rep.

Could some of the IRS's $1.3 billion in unclaimed tax refunds belong to you?

Obama is postponing trip to Indonesia to work on passing health care

Jenna Bush doing a segment on the Today Show on TV right now.

Ghastly Al Qaeda Plot Uncovered! -Update- ***SNARK ALERT***

Ghastly Al Qaeda Plot Uncovered! -Update- ***SNARK ALERT***

Colbert explains why opinion polling is bullshit and how the media uses it

Are you shitting me? Today Show what wine goes w/ Disco Music

Are you shitting me? Today Show what wine goes w/ Disco Music

Donald Trump says wind power "too noisy"

MY STATE REP.

Speaker of the House LIVE at 11:00 on CSPAN2.

Veeerrryyy interesting.. "The fate of a public option is in Nancy Polesi's hands" ..

Was Bush II thin-skinned, or just not smart?

RWers taking over my local news...

Karl Rove Will Be Discussing His Book At The Chicago Union League Club March 19th At 11:30am......

Republicans are down to their last argument against HCR...

clever toon

House Afghanistan Debate: What Rep. Kucinich Accomplished

Iraq's election race tight as results delayed again

U.S. to assume Toyota/GM joint venture pensions

Citizens take on DC Government over Tax Giveaways to Defense Contractor Northrop Grumman

WaPo wanted a conflict between the Congressional Black Caucus and the President- So they made one up

This winter, the warmest and driest on record for 63 years in Canada.

File In This Under "Well Gee, Who Could Have Guessed?" Or "NO SHIT SHERLOCK!"

Governor Patterson names Congressman Massa's replacement

self-delete

Tea parties stir evangelicals' fears

Fannie, Freddie to clear interest rate swaps

Desmond Tutu speaks out for LGBT and against hate

The genesis of Repo 105

Foreclosure Crime Wave PART 2: Foreclosure Does NOT mean Bank's Owed Money!

Foreclosure Crime Wave PART 2: Foreclosure Does NOT mean Bank's Owed Money!

The Olympics did appear to change China: Their human rights record is even worse

Cadmium probe causes jewelry recall

Obama says he wants a Health Care Bill on his desk by March 17th

Obama says he wants a Health Care Bill on his desk by March 17th

In New Hampshire, Hodes Squares Off With Chamber Over Health Care Reform

Krugman: Health Reform Myths

In for a penny, in for 52 bucks if you have it to spare for a good cause!

Hate Crimes Laws: A Conspiracy to "Eradicate" the Christian Right?

Scariest line item in the ADVANCE MONTHLY SALES FOR RETAIL TRADE AND FOOD SERVICES

Why not?

The GOP's New Poster Boy Has an Incredibly Creepy Vision

Hey, Rush? That country you're telling us that you want to "flee to" ALREADY has socialized medicine

The Rainmakers: Banking on private prisons in the fleecing of small-town America.

Dick Durbin: I'll Whip 'Aggressively' For A Public Plan If Pelosi Includes It

Zebra that sprinted through Atlanta euthanized

Braking Bad

Poll: Half of Israeli high schoolers oppose equal rights for Arabs

LOVE C-SPAN FOR EXPOSING THE RIGHT

Desmond Tutu: LGBT People Are a Part of the African Family

Powerful Catholic quietly shapes abortion, health care debate

Dan Quayle's son is running for office in Arizona.

What's so funny about peace, love and understanding???

Do not interpret Pelosi's statement as saying there will never be a public option.

Limbaugh is advising the Democrats not to pass the HCR bill...

Under New Utah Law, Miscarriage Could Get You Life in Prison

All we need to do is become members of Congress and we don't have to worry about healthcare /nt

Obama Nominates Catherine Eagles, Kimberly Mueller & John McConnell to the US District Court

Here's the bottom line with respect to DU and the Healthcare/Insurance bill(s)

I Cannot Afford To Spend The Amount of $$$ To Make....

The Last Obscenity: Will the Bank Lobby Succeed in Screwing Poor Kids?

Congress de-funded Acorn due to phony Rethug video & Fox News pressure

Mr Fish Toon "I'm really starting to wonder about..."

The Rude Pundit: Photos That Make the Rude Pundit Want to Teabag a Komodo Dragon

Woman beaten in NYC bar after rejecting advances

Los Angeles to the Banksters: Slow down the foreclosures or we're moving our money

did you know many other countries actually celebrate Intl. Women's Day?

33 Government Auto Regulators Now Work for Auto Industry

High School Fight Sends 28 To Hospital

Nancy Pelosi Will Not Include Public Option In Final Bill

Has Dennis Kucinich jumped the shark?

Has Dennis Kucinich jumped the shark?

Second Tropical Cyclone Ever Forms in South Atlantic

AmnestyInternational: In the U.S., Too Many Women Dying While Having Babies

Christian designed health care - no payment 4 sexually trans. diseases contracted outside marriage

One thing about campaign calls...

One thing about campaign calls...

Can someone explain to me how Nancy Pelosi can make the Senate include the Public Option?

I Just Was Listening To Ed Schultz On The Radio - WCPT In Chicago And......

Alternate HC Bills: "Rep Alan Grayson will personally punch in the face.." (The Onion/Humor)

THE PARADOXICAL POLITICS OF AVATAR

Lehman Bankrutpcy: "Repo 105, Bank's Accounting Gimick, Was Like A Drug," (they cooked the books)

an analogy of my objection to the mandate currently in the HCR

Please explain before my head explodes: Pelosi v. Durbin's office regarding the PO

Fear of loss is a greater motivator than opportunity to gain

Texas education board refuses to require religious-freedom lesson

Boymelgreen bank first to fail in NYC in 11 years

Not Passing The Public Option Is Not The End Of Democrats

Not Passing The Public Option Is Not The End Of Democrats

Defense Department Weighs In On Consumer Financial Protection.

UN Sanctions on Iraq Still in Force

Tenn. police file 10th DUI charge against driver

Judge Finds Eagle (Gay) Bar Defendants Not Guilty, Dismisses Charges Against Others

Employers plan to shift more health-care costs to workers, survey reports

577 Jobs Listed At Link in US...

BIG question about HCR bill...

Homeland Security used right wing bigot David Horowitz as an intelligence source

Every Soldier Has a Story You Don't Want to Hear

SORRY DUPE

I read a review this morning on The Green Zone in the newspaper.

Update: Police explode suspicious pipe in home of suspect in Alabama college killings; pipe not a th

Woman killed in kitchen by speeding truck

Seattle police stop man with device taped to body

Underplayed Story of the Day: Juanita Goggins

Underplayed Story of the Day: Juanita Goggins

Was There ever a Worse Triumvirate

Did anyone hear Larry O'Donnell on the Scarborough Show?

Durbin's spokesperson: We will whip FOR the PO if its in the reconciliation bill.

Liz Cheney Announces New "Unpatriotic Seven": Alexander Hamilton "Irate"

Kevin Garn (R-UT): I did not have sex with that 15 year old, and I paid her to say so

good photos of vampire bomber at link

Next Week's Tea Party Anti-Health-Care Circus To Collide With Actual Circus

Alleged American al queda worked in U.S. nuke facilities

So I was arguing with a DLC type about Kucinich...

300 pounder sat on her 2 year old because of frustration with crying

Turbo Tax dumps Glenn Beck via Twitter

The health care reform negators

Poll: Obama more popular than Congress

THE PARADOXICAL POLITICS OF AVATAR

Boehner: 'all my effort at this point' seeing health bill 'never, ever, ever becomes law'

Just an FYI about the Coffee Party

Be Honest

Spitzer on Ratigan

Grayson: HR 4789 and The Public Option: The Way Forward

DU this poll - please

Is ABC Night-Line corporate supremacist and/or laden with conflict of interest?

Nobel Prize-Winning Scientists and Economists Call On Senate to Address Climate Change Now

I love this list from FARK:

Howell Raines: Why don't honest journalists take on Roger Ailes and Fox News?

Howell Raines: Why don't honest journalists take on Roger Ailes and Fox News?

More Unfathomable Baloney from AIG: "AIG Was Unprepared for Crisis, Former Top Lawyer Says"

Atheist group offers to hold gay-friendly prom

NORML Foundation To Relaunch NYC Times Square Ad Campaign — ‘Money Can Grow On Trees,’

Attorney General Holder's big test coming up

US dismayed after Morocco expels Americans

Pelosi should have asked for the Senate's remaining 9 votes for the PO.

Pelosi should have asked for the Senate's remaining 9 votes for the PO.

Chicago Public Schools Boost Charters by Fixing Grades

Chicago Public Schools Boost Charters by Fixing Grades

China: US Human Rights Record in 2009

BANK....BUST....FRIDAY !!!! ....... Big Apple edition

BANK....BUST....FRIDAY !!!! ....... Big Apple edition

Down with the Kerensky Government . . .

US: Groups Urge End to Military Commissions Case Against Child Soldier

do the banks want the bad assets off their books at any cost?

Theodore H. Frank: I am not afraid of my Toyota Prius

Hmmm. Petraeus Makes Trip to New Hampshire

Smell of pot from chimney leads to record bust

Do you still support Barack Obama?

James Brown's body goes missing, according to his daughter

Eleven Rare Siberian Tigers Starve to Death in Chinese Zoo

Ok. Beck today has a studio audience of scary people

Dem 2010 Campaign Slogan Announced--

My email to Barack Obama's Organizing for America

Interactive graphic: The decline and fall of the California job market

Tell GoDaddy To Remove Web Site Advocating Murder of LGBT Kenyans

Could the anti-choice right wing be bad for your health? Women who use contraceptives live longer

I interrupt my disappointment to note that I desperately wish this team would succeed in office.

DU a poll>> should enviro laws be suspended to curb Unimployment?

Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she would forbid state judicial elections

Grayson adds another 14 co-sponsors to Medicare buy-in bill=64!

GOP member whines because he had to walk a block in the rain

Link TV staff forced to work with no pay.

SEIU Warns Dems: If You Don’t Back Reform, We Won’t Back You

Injustice by the Pound: Farm Activists Work to ‘Bust Up Big Ag’

It's scary when you think about it.

It's scary when you think about it.

Applesauce redux: Doocy endorses "treat them like dogs" health care reform fix

La Meow is on hardball and he is sooooo stupid

Do you live in a Broadband Deadzone. Your government wants to fix that.

Do you live in a Broadband Deadzone. Your government wants to fix that.

The Rise and Fall of Desirée Rogers

The Rise and Fall of Desirée Rogers

Stephanie Miller is on the Ed Show

How much are our ideas about other times influenced by TV/movies?

Toles: It's complicated...

They got us coming and going. New York Cabbies cheating their passengers out of big bucks

GOP leader's skinny-dip confession stuns Utah; paid woman $150,000 to keep quiet

Check out Gibbs new uniform

Pot user loses his religion defense (Is this a 1st Amendment issue?)

Stock Futures Surge on Retail Sales

Trying to Get Clarification on the Differences Between "Public Option" and "Single Payer"

Unhappy with Suzanne Kosmas' throwing PO and liberal Dems under the bus? There's a Democratic alt:

BANK BUST FRIDAY update !!!! Latecomers to happy hour !

Yuck Gag Barf

So, doesn't the willful partisan ignorance of the Texas Board of Education make it pretty clear

So, doesn't the willful partisan ignorance of the Texas Board of Education make it pretty clear

Oil companies to tap Missouri River water!

Bill Moyers: Ask the Chamber of Commerce: Why Is Too Much Not Enough?

Guardian UK: In Kansas City, school's out

IBM stops disclosing U.S. headcount data

Will Ernst & Young Survive The Lehman Fiasco?

Antiabortion religious leaders urge lawmakers to pass Senate health bill

Juanita Goggins Dead: Once-Revered South Carolina Lawmaker Freezes To Death Alone

From his very first national speech at the 2004 DNC. Obama signaled post-partisanship

ABC Nightline video: "Are America's Textbooks Too Liberal?" -- See the Texas Bd of Ed reply.

I used to think the Democratic Party was not as bad as the Republican Party

Lawrence O'Donnell is tearing Rove a new one

Lawrence O'Donnell is tearing Rove a new one

Mei Lan - newly appointed global ambasssador for Earth Hour - pic

The FCC wants you to test your broadband speeds. If you are

US Department of Education to upgrade its arsenal of learning... with shotguns

Hey, can we get the Betty White fb-Guy to take on

One of these two is wrong

Victory DUers - Betty White will host SNL

Clear Channel parent posts $4B net loss in 2009

"A Big, Bloated, Overgrown Government"

NYT The Caucus: Student Loan Bill Opposed by Group Packed With Ex-Clinton Aides

Paul Krugman - "Health Reform Myths" - Why Is He Not Being Featured More On Cable News?

Tell Progressives To Honor Their Pledge: Insist On A Public Option - Jane Hamsher/FDL

Toyota should be forced to open their black boxes to public scrutiny

I've been gone. What happened to <0 designation?

Doubling of maternal deaths in U.S. 'scandalous,' rights group says

The simple delight in getting a very basic part of human existence --

Family sues cops for approaching son without probable cause and Tasing him; son later died

The Beck Apostasy

Can't you just feel the Trickle Down yet? Cash strapped towns are making overdue books jailable

Reid's wife undergoes surgery after traffic crash

Welcome to America, Sucker: How Get-Rich-Quick Crime Came to Define an Era

You know that 'buying insurance across state lines' is just the race to the bottom ...

7 Accused In Medicaid, Food Stamp Fraud

Ted Olson joins RNC's legal team in campaign finance case

Rove ‘proud’ detainees were waterboarded

The corporate media lies and distorts and omits salient facts, yes?

Pope's diocese accused of accepting abuse priest

I know nothing about the source blog but a Muslim & Latino alliance is intriguing, common ground

Tea Party Avoids Divisive Social Issues

Dan Riehl: "Isn't It Time To Euthanize Reid's Wife?"

Colorable Claims: Why Is Banking Less Accountable Than Baseball? - OpenLeft

Durbin’s Office: If House Passes Public Option, We’ll Whip For It In Senate

Palin to campaign for Bachmann

Bacon makes me see things, too

SSD tools crack passwords 100 times faster

SEC Watch: Top NYTCo Execs’ Wages Soar

Earthquakes Move the World

You can still have a public option...

Militant anti-choicer arrested for making terrorist threats against Elton John

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF!! Best of Malloy tonight

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF!! Best of Malloy tonight

whats the current polling on how many/percentage want a public option? thanks

"Otherwise it is merely wires and lights in a box"

Would-be Cabinet secretary named to deficit panel

Colbert: What to Do When You Miss Karl Rove

Why a salad costs more than a Big Mac (a graphic)

IRAQ: Women Miss Saddam

Cyber charter schools: fail

Has anyone seen the US Chamber of Commerce anti-HCR bill on TV?

Ayn Rand was a Communist Sympathizer (essay)

Connie Saltonstall (Stupak's challenger) appears to be a pragmatic compromiser.

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu and John Hagee Share Stage as Biden Arrives in Israel

To all you lurking Freepers and Righties who think it's cute to sport an "Obamao" bumper sticker....

sorry mr beck

Talking about insensitive teachers today

NY Times: "Christians Urged to Boycott Glenn Beck"

HR 4789 & The Public Option: The Way Forward by Alan Grayson

Why The US Occupation Makes Iraqi Women Miss Saddam

DU this poll.. say NO to teacher "merit" pay..

Toyota driver hits Canton Walgreens (Ohio)

"Republicans Turned Off By The Size Of Obama's Package"

Bart Stupak: Democratic Leaders Are 'Ignoring Me'

It didn't cost him anything....she's on CHIP.

New Haven is losing its only inner city supermarket! Shaw's is pulling out of CT.

An Obama Speech We Would Love To Hear

Hillary Spanks BiBi

My Irony Meter Just Broke

Shouldn't our high schools all be teaching a basic finance class?

The Democrats' scam becomes more transparent-By Glenn Greenwald

March 13th is Alan Grayson's Birthday! Please go to graysonforcongress.com to wish him one & donate

The Eichman Files - Classified Documents Could Be Released After 50 Years

Hey Coach! How ya doin'?

Bill Maher just gave all teachers a great pat on the back and A-1 support

DUers a conference report vote, does Gramm-Leach-Bliley's CR vote...

Killer App -- Drones Are Lynchpin of Obama's War on Terror

The Nose Cutters (Bigoted Responses To Gay Rights) - FDL

I wanted to share this pretty pic

I wanted to share this pretty pic

My daughter got a job!!!

It's On!!! - House Budget Committee Schedules Markup For 3:00 p.m. Eastern, Monday - OpenLeft

People who spend time with right-wingers - have you noticed they are angrier than ever lately?

The amount of bullcrap in regards to HCR on DU is disappointing

Who here does LinkedIn?

Wake Up and Stand Up --Coffee Party Kickoff Sat. March 13 - Let's hear your slogans!

this is weird..hundreds of starlings

“Famine Marriages” Just One Byproduct of Climate Change

“Famine Marriages” Just One Byproduct of Climate Change

Pelosi: Say Goodbye To The Public Option (Declares PO Dead)

Ah, the recovery. Four dollars for a hot house tomato at grocery store

Texas education board strikes "democratic" in references to the form of U.S. government

What would you say if we extended Social Security benefits to people 55 or older

Why the banks can't modify the mortgages

Before Roe, children born to their unmarried white mothers were routinely removed from their homes

Thomas Jefferson "Persona Non Grata" In TX Schools For Coining Term "Separation Of Church & State"

Maddow/Pelosi:"I say it's off doesn't mean, if the evidence is there, something wouldn't go forward"

Why Hayden's Wrong, Why Pelosi's Lying

Student Loan Overhaul Taking Filibuster-Proof Route To Overcome Corporate Opposition

Army Suicides Grow, but This Soldier Was Saved

Army Suicides Grow, but This Soldier Was Saved

Grayson’s “Public Option Act” or “Medicare You Can Buy Into Act”

File this tidbit of info in your 'weekly Friday layoffs' drawer...

Censorship on the Internet: I never thought I would ask this question, but should there be limits?

Censorship on the Internet: I never thought I would ask this question, but should there be limits?

Sex scandal has reached the Pope - he penned letter directing priests to keep abuse cases silent

Texas Approves Curriculum Revised by Conservatives

Folks supporting our Afghanistan assaults don't really care about these people

Folks supporting our Afghanistan assaults don't really care about these people

One choice for seeds: Monsanto

Off the table. Off the table. Madame Speaker, what fresh hell is this & whose table are you setting?

Special federal court says thimerosal did not cause autism

cutting animals vocal chords for human "convenience" ...WTF?

New round of foreclosures threatens housing market

Christians Urged to Boycott Glenn Beck

Is the cause of runaway Prius stories ... other runaway Prius stories?

Is the cause of runaway Prius stories ... other runaway Prius stories?

I Love This CNN Headline: "Evangelical Leader Takes On beck"

Caption this actual photo from Glenn Beck's show and win $25 donated to your charity

Pelosi Says No Public Option in Final Bill

Pelosi Says No Public Option in Final Bill

Feds: Blackwater Saves Taxpayers Money

So, Rove is "proud" of waterboarding. I can't think of any other instance of such a blatant and

CNN - "Activists picket health insurance executives" Led By Howard Dean!

Do the Republicans suffer from a lack of responsibility? I was just watching Bill Maher and they

"I worked for my diploma, as everyone else did. To be just a statistic is hurtful."

Hotel Owner Offers to Pay for Prom for Miss. Students in N.O.!

N.C. teacher writes 'loser' on 11 y/o girl's assignments

A picture that pretty much says it all

Col. Larry Wilkerson Calls Rove Coward on Countdown: "I've got something else to say about Mr. Rove"

The difference b/w Un/Rec total = Less than Zero and Un/Rec total = Zero

I recently watched Hotel Rwanda again. And I got the uneasiest feeling.

Church Uses Marquee To Speak Out Against Beck: ‘Sorry Mr Beck, Jesus Preached Social Justice’

if there is no public option I will only vote for independents or not at all in the 2010

if there is no public option I will only vote for independents or not at all in the 2010

NV Mayor questions legal possibility of firing all workers - hiring back at lower wage.

Sent to me by my dad: "Slowly, Americans are regaining their lost wealth"

The day is coming when workers across the globe will

Beck: Springsteen’s ‘Born in the USA’ is ‘anti-American,’ ‘propaganda’

huge food recall coming....,

'The Times Botched the Story', Author Says About ACORN 'Pimp' Hoax on 'Democracy Now!'

Alan Grayson Tossed Out A Hardball

PG&E customer refuses to take smart meter, locks up old meter

Why does Tim Geithner still have a job?

How will the SCOTUS rule on mandated insurance coverage?

How will the SCOTUS rule on mandated insurance coverage?

Liberté ! égalité ! fraternité ! ......... Socialists rising in France

You want to talk about rich? Boehner pushes for ethics investigation on Massa

We have 51 for Public Option in the Senate.

KRUGMAN on HCR: "This is a reasonable, responsible plan. Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise. "

We apologise for these images but they speak of the plight of Zimbabwe's starving

Vanessa Williams On The Blind Side: White Family Saves The Day

Teacher Writes "Loser" on Student's Paper

Charter teacher repeatedly calls student "gay," twists arm: condoned by (connected) administrators

Great! It's Conservative Asshole night on Real Time with Bill Maher!

Great! It's Conservative Asshole night on Real Time with Bill Maher!

Great! It's Conservative Asshole night on Real Time with Bill Maher!

So Huffingtonpost censored Jesse Ventura?

Every Soldier Has a Story You Don't Want to Hear

Citizens take on DC Government over Tax Giveaways to Defense Contractor Northrop Grumman

Citizens take on DC Government over Tax Giveaways to Defense Contractor Northrop Grumman

List of evidence that dinosaurs lived with man and were on Noah's ark.

Anyone have a link to a working stream of MSNBC...

The Democrats' scam becomes more transparent

Haunting footage of man who was 'tormented to death'

CIA spiked baguettes with LSD, new evidence suggests

CIA spiked baguettes with LSD, new evidence suggests

Who allowed private groups enough power to take over Detroit public schools?

Nato Accused of ‘covered up’ botched night raid in Afghanistan that killed five

My husband got rejected today

Why the Senate HCR Bill is Not All That and a Box of Chocolates

Rapid Rise in Seed Prices Draws U.S. Scrutiny

11 years old begs congress to pass HCR

Obama outlines plan to spur U.S. exports and jobs

"An option still on the table?" (Did the GOP 'misinterpret' what the parliamentarian said?)

Obama delaying Asia trip by at least 3 days to get health care reform done.

The schizophrenia of some Democratic Senators astounds.

Politico comment section offers window into the dark soul of today's right wing

TPM Live Wire: Clyburn: I Expect Health Care Vote 'In The Next 10 Days'

The health care issue isn't a done deal YET

Long term Demographics favor Democrats

NYT: Obama Announces Endorsements for Health Care Bill

Amazing how snaggle-toothed people with bad skin can enter Congress

Who best matches your thinking?

Don't worry about the Public Option, employers have a plan that will put everyone on medicare long

Ezra Klein: The public option: Very alive or totally dead?

According to this article it looks like Ms. Rogers was forced out

CO SEN POLL: Bennet and Norton tied at 43%. Romanoff leads Norton 44-39.

"Everyone Who Calls Say They DON'T Support HCR"!

Pelosi: Say Goodbye To The Public Option (because the Senate doesn't have the votes ) - updated

Why can't the argument be made HCR will reduce the number of abortions?

What is probably going on behind the scenes right now in the negotiations

*******Obama delays trip to Indonesia and Australia to be there for health care*******

Hispanic Caucus threatening to kill health care because illegal immigrants will be exempt

New DNC Ad Rips GOP As Party Of Vitter And Ensign (VIDEO)

Durbin’s Office: If House Passes Public Option, We’ll Whip For It In Senate

Matthew Yglesias: A Historic Achievement

Fear Factor

O'Donnell's R argument: 'We have as open a heart as you, Mr. President, we just can't afford it.'

O'Donnell's R argument: 'We have as open a heart as you, Mr. President, we just can't afford it.'

Political Animal by Steve Benen: THE FEAR FACTOR

States tap stimulus as more U.S. families seek aid

The misinformation about the Senate Parliamentarian's comments

Cornyn's Epic Fail: GOP Establishment Picks Floundering In Senate Races Coast To Coast

Can Republicans repeal a bill without Obama's signature?

Tell your health care crisis that is personally happening RIGHT NOW

The enemy of progress must not be progress.

A disgrace for the Democrats

Utah GOP chair warns outside groups

Countering an anti-Obama FB group...

"Tom Hanks stops by White House briefing room."

"a nude hot tubbing incident with a teenage girl 25 years ago"

AP Interview: Kerry: Energy bill more about jobs

Ok, even I, 'Right-of-Left-Center' have to say...

Grayson ads attack frontrunner Paul

Michigan Building and Construction Trades Council Endorses Andy Dillon for Governor

PA SEN POLL: Specter Leads Toomey in Pennsylvania, 47/41. Leads Sestak 51/32.

"Senate parliamentarian telling hill staff that GOP aides misinterpreted his opinion"

While the public option was dying, we were having our 2 minutes of hate

Abramoff, DeLay appear in new DNC ad

Ezra Klein: The danger of the status quo

Radical Freak

"SEIU Warns Dems: If You Don’t Back Reform, We Won’t Back You"

Need for results drives Obama's domestic juggle

Patrick aide could run for House

Recovery Act success a foundation for jobs, for America

Without the Public Option, this would be acceptable in the HRC bill to me...

The House has to pass the Senate bill, right? And the Senate bill doesn't have the Public Option...

Pelosi on the Public Option: “We had it; we wanted it... It’s not in reconciliation.”

Krugman - Good news: Janet Yellen will be the Fed’s new #2.

Mexican ambassador excited for Michelle Obama trip

Is it safe to say that we won't know the full impact of the HC bill until 2020 or so?

My Reconciliation Confusion......

Flirting with Birtherism

Reed and Kerry seek to fix unemployment penalty for unemployed people who take temporary jobs

This poll needs some correcting

Stupak is "chagrined...discouraged...downbeat," whines to NRO about others on his team caving

Retail sales rise unexpectedly in February

Senate Abortion Restrictions Are Sufficient, Catholic Group Says (NYT)

Big Union Warns Dems: If You Don’t Back Reform, We Won’t Back You

When health care reform is passed. . .

"Five days (to watch) in May"

Obama's smart pick for the Fed

They Asked For It

If Democrats ignore health-care polls, midterms will be costly

Adam Green on ED Show states (and names each Senator) that there are 51 votes for a PO in the Senate

Rapid Rise in Seed Prices Draws U.S. Scrutiny

This poll needs some serious DUing. "Do you miss President Bush?"

This poll needs some serious DUing. "Do you miss President Bush?"

City Removes Spanish-Language Census Sign After ‘Angry’ Citizens And Lawmakers Raise A Fuss

By present-day political commentary standards, LBJ's passing the Civil Rights Act would be a failure

Obama Nasa plans 'catastrophic' say Moon astronauts

After health care reform, what do you want to see next?

Krugman: This is a reasonable, responsible plan. Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise.

Obama Acts Like Reagan 1981, the Union-Buster

Once again, the mythological creature called "the centrist" rears its ugly head...

Excellent side-by-side comparison of the health bills

Axe Cleans Your Dirty Balls

Alley and I are ruined, we fucked up..

Blue Oyster Cult: Morning Final

Screw you New Jersey , I am going back home

You don't see THIS headline every day: "Roast beef sandwich used in assault, Carlisle police say"

Jesus on a frying pan..... yes bacon was used

Bride-to-be gets shoes, gown, limo, wedding bands as result of CoCo following her Tweets

Jazz hands

Would you pay to access online news?

Listening to Lady Gaga makes me want to listen to THIS

Are you shitting me? Today Show what wine goes w/ Disco Music

What kind of corn soldiers are you?

My Daughters Got to Meet Darren Shan Today

Good morning Lounge

Magnum, P.I.: a cluster of addicts.

It's a real shame that my husband feels the need to call me ahead

self delete

For those who like "Inside The Actors Studio," a bit of info...

Doo Wah Ditty

Anyone use MSN as their home page?

How did I miss this Glenn Beck video thing?

Ok, I admit it

one step forward two steps back

Static + Balloon + Cat = LOL

CKLW Windsor-Detroit - Aircheck - Late 60's-Mid 70's

The wedding of the year? Man marries

C'mon, everybody. Let's play a game

I have a cold from hell. Someone sing "Soft Kitty" to me...

My car was just struck by a funky, cold medina.

Heatwave

Honestly, this cat is eating me out of house and home. Suggestions?

You spelled "Republican" wrong. Get a Brain! Moran

Tequila poll

I blew the cashier's mind

Just got bit by my first mosquito of 2010! Wooooohooooo!!!

Anyone have an extra ticket

Secret agent man

Score one for the dogs. I'd like to see a cat who'll do this.

How can you listen to "Some Girls" and not laugh?

So long ...and the seafood was great ...redux (hey it is Friday at least!)

Why Does It Always Rain On Me?

Look of Love

Walk On By

Side

Tuesday Afternoon

It's Not Nice To Fool Mother Nature.

Sunshine of Your Love

Friday night - Rolling Stones live; Ventilator Blues, 1973.

"The Bourne Identity" is on Dish USA 105.

It's been a year.

Love Child

Love Is All Around

Midnight confessions

Sweet Emotion

Sweet Sensation

Tin Man

Saturday in the Park

Shit, I dropped some acid

David Byrne and Fatboy Slim's "Here Lies Love" due out 4/6/2010

Spinning wheel

Is the bar open yet? It's gotta be noon somewhere!

hillstomp

Sunny

My last day..

I happen to know that this is the Lupin Express.

Enchiladas and chips.

For MrScorpio:

Knives of Summertime

Better. Better get a bucket.

Get Ready

A band I rediscovered recently: The Ocean Blue

Mad Men Fans.and Alec Baldwin.

Why am I so snacky?

I knew I knew I knew I knew I knew,

Standing in the Shadows of Love

I finally broke down and bought it

I finally broke down and bought it

I find it funny that there are Republicon ads on DU.

my friend's daughter was diagnosed w/ cancer yesterday

Just bought a new trackball...

One Tin Soldier

O.K., music suggestions!1 Classical (BIZET) or BROADWAY or BEEGEES?!1 n/t

Sweet Child O' Mine

Bridge dweller, isle 2

Kicking, squealing gucci little piggy

This is what happens when Welsh people get hold of hip-hop.

Hope this isn't corny

Hey Jude

.

Voodoo Chile (Slight Return)

making me cry vs. making me laugh: which is harder to do?

What is your Friday earworm?

Greatest Sandwich in the World: My Own RB w/Fire

still time to vote in the scifi/fantasy cage matches!

****OFFICIAL TATERGUY APPRECIATION THREAD******

Magic Carpet Ride

Okay, so don't kill me for this poll, but I'm listening to Kenny G

Most recent albums you 'discovered' or rediscovered

Is this normal: When you are losing your parents, and they are dying...

Make it with you

Incense And Peppermints

Dawn "Mary Ann" Wells: Melanie Griffith & Kelsey Grammer should play Howells in "Gilligan" remake

Midwives help people out

This is why I'm hot. This is why I'm hot.

The Lounge Plane crashes in the mountains somewhere. How do we decide who gets eaten first?

I am currently inside a police cordon. Send pizza and cola.

Bang Bang

Brandi, you're a fine girl

We're getting a BEAGLE!!!!

Whomever told me to gargle with cayenne pepper for my sore throat is an assface.

Name something overly marinated.

Do you feel like we do

Happy birthday to James Taylor.

COFFEE ..please help me decide

a very unscientific lesson I have learned about cactus (TZ maybe you should read this)

DO you believe only kids get Head Lice infestations?

just wtf is a hollaback girl?

Do you think that you're aging gracefully?

Being pregnant is fun? REALLY?

I am watching birds on the birdfeeder...

NYC to pay up to $657M to settle WTC health cases (Filed By Ground Zero Response Workers)

10,000 claims over 9/11 illness, injuries settled

Administration Said to Settle on No. 2 at Fed

Rapid Rise in Seed Prices Draws U.S. Scrutiny

The Eichman Files - Classified Documents Could Be Released After 50 Years

Spurning Obama, McCain and Cantwell propose resurrecting Glass-Steagall to break up Wall Street

Scientologists try to block 'intolerant' German feature film

Police Say Bomb Hits Pakistani City of Lahore

NY Times: "Christians Urged to Boycott Glenn Beck"

(Utah) House Majority Leader Kevin Garn (Republican) admits to incident w/girl in past

Justice Department picks ex-Brooklyn prosecutor to lead public integrity unit

Obama delays Asia trip to focus on on health care

Threat grows of broader regulatory deadlock (hedge fund-private equity firm regulation - EU/US)

Affiliate of Blackwater awarded $39M contract

New twist unfolds in Ecuador v. Chevron

Report Details How Lehman Hid Its Woes ($50 Billion Off Its Books In Months Before Collapse)

Karl Rove Says He's "Proud" of Waterboarding, Interrogation Tactics

Durbin’s Office: If House Passes Public Option, We’ll Whip For It In Senate

Pelosi: Say Goodbye To The Public Option (Declares PO Dead)

Stock Futures Surge on Retail Sales

Feds: Blackwater Saves Taxpayers Money

AmnestyInternational: In the U.S., Too Many Women Dying While Having Babies

Utah House GOP leader says he paid off woman

US terror suspect in Yemen worked at 5 nuke sites

US dismayed after Morocco expels Americans

Judge: BNP still likely racist

US: Groups Urge End to Military Commissions Case Against Child Soldier

Abramoff, DeLay appear in new DNC ad

US House panel to consider healthcare (reconciliation) bill Monday

Lehman Brothers bosses could face court over accounting 'gimmicks'

Fresh Lahore suicide blasts kill 53

Eurozone industrial production grows strongly

Americans' net worth rises for third straight quarter

Clinton slams Israel on housing announcement

ACLU Sues School to Reinstate Prom

BNP's new rules rejected by court

Regulators shut banks in NY, Florida, Louisiana

Britons arrested abroad will lose the right to a translator

Hotel owner offers prom for Mississippi students

Independent counsel named in investigations of New York governor

Senate bill would reduce sentencing disparities in crack, powder cocaine cases

Toyota slapped with Orange County lawsuit

Japan arrests activist who boarded whaling ship

China's oil demand increase 'astonishing', says IEA

Obama's ambitious export plan may rekindle free-trade battle

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Friday March 12

CCA condones beatings, lawsuit says Idaho prison accused of denying medical treatment

Racial disparities in sentencing rise after guidelines loosened

US force-feeds British inmate on hunger strike

Lesbian Teen Speaks Out on Cancelled Prom

Central American shrimp, lobster fast disappearing

GOP leader's skinny-dip confession stuns Utah

Federal Panel Finds Bias in Ouster of Principal

U.S. commander might need troops beyond August

Activists picket health insurance executives

Study finds median wealth for single black women at $5

India embraces Russia arms

Navy awards $200 million for 40 MW of solar power on US bases

Texas Approves Curriculum Revised by Conservatives

Pope in talks with top German bishop over sex abuse

Democrats Planning for Health Bill Vote Next Week

Major employers to shift more health-care costs to workers, survey shows

Big ax looming at the FDNY: Threat of 1,000 layoffs, closing of 62 fire companies

Vaccine court finds no link to autism

Pope under fire for transfer, letter on sex abuse

WalMart fires medical marijuana patient

US terror suspect in Yemen worked at 5 nuke sites

Rep. Steve King: Know Your Enemies

Killer Whales, Slithering Snakes, & Tom DeLay

Max Keiser on Greek Economic Crisis by Helen Skopis of Athens International Radio 104.4 FM

Vice President Biden On Why He Condemned Israel's Construction Announcement

Young boy thinks health care sucks

RSU: Al Gore, Give Back Nobel Prize!

Michael Moore on NBC: 'Stagehands, Cameramen Worked There for Yrs GE Still Doesn't Pay Health Care'

Effective Interrogation Techiques (New America Foundation panel)

Social Insecurity

Operation Exodus

TNGA Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey lying about TN mountain top removal (1)

AUFC TV Ad: Tell Congress: If You Vote for Health Insurance Reform, We've Got Your Back

Health Care Storm: The Committee to Rethink Reform

maxkeiser 'on the edge' interviews Icelandic MP re: banking hooligans

GOP: Racked by Scandal (DNC Ad)

Janet Porter Prays For Control of the Media

Here is the FUTURE of the Democratic Party

The Great Geithner Coverup

Young Turks: High School Prom Cancelled Over Lesbian Student

Michael Moore on HCR: "We're Supposed to Accept 'It's Better Than Nothing' - It's a Travesty"

TYT: Why Does Obama Continue To Reach Out To These Republicans?

God Hates Fred Phelps and Westboro Baptist Church

Fault Lines Special: Fascinating Interview With Professor Cornel West

Democracy Now!: ACORN Vindicated in Federal Court

MUST SEE - Here's what campaign ads should look like

Jason Beats The Westboro Baptist Church At Their Own Game...

Obama's Cousin Milton R. Wolf M.D. Against Obamacare On Fox &

TNGA Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey lying about TN mountain top removal (2)

Report Details How Lehman Hid Its Woes as It Collapsed

Joe Conason: GOP finance chief's background in dubious "charity"

Florentine Choices

The Business Roundtable: The Most Powerful Corporate Business Club Americans Have Never Heard of

Judge Rules DOJ Unlawfully Recorded Renzi's Calls

Inside the TV Wars: Mergers, Monoliths and Shady Backroom Deals

Ending the Hidden Agenda Behind Tax Cuts

Threat grows of broader regulatory deadlock (hedge fund-private equity firm regulation - EU/US)

Drudge Report accused of serving malware

The Business Roundtable: The Most Powerful Corporate Business Club Americans Have Never Heard of

Noam Chomsky: Iran Pursuing Nuclear Weapons Out of Fear

Scientologists try to block 'intolerant' German feature film

NY set to replace IT consultants with state workers

Ask the Chamber of Commerce: Why Is Too Much Not Enough?

David Brooks: Getting Obama Right

Fearful and Scheming Republicans Are Playing into al-Qaida's Strategy

Rep Grayson introduces Medicare Buy-in bill. 50 cosponsors sign in one day

If Democrats ignore health-care polls, midterms will be costly

To Rally the Masses on Health Care Reform, Obama Channels John Belushi

Rep. Alan Grayson: HR 4789 and The Public Option: The Way Forward

Sen. Ensign’s galling claims of innocence

You Say You Want a Revolution?

Friday Talking Points (115) -- Git 'Er Done!

Where Did David Brooks Get the Bizarre Idea That the Tea Party Crowd Resembles '60s Movements?

Conservative Catholic League President Bill Donohue Defends Beck: Many Of His Critics Are ‘Phonies’

"Soul of a Citizen" excerpt: The Real Rosa Parks Story

Universal health care tends to cut the abortion rate

Weekend Economists Beware the Ides of March 12-14, 2010

Betty White to Host SNL!!!

Russian ecologists 'trashing' 2014 Sochi Olympics

Latest WMO GHG Bulletin Now Available

Drumbeat: March 12, 2010

Canada's Winter 2009-10 4C Over Historic Averages, Driest Ever; Parts Of Nunavut 6C Above Normal

Central American Shrimp & Lobster Populations Collapsing, Thanks To Overfishing, Pollution

Australian Government Refuses To Support Bluefin Tuna Ban

China's oil demand increase 'astonishing', says IEA (BBC)

Maldives Establishes 90,000 KM2 Marine Sanctuary For Sharks - Mongabay

EPA May Use Ocean Acidification As Approach To Control CO2 Under Clean Water, Air Acts

Nuclear Fusion Trade Secret Trial Set for March 15, 2010 ...

Mercury News interview: Energy Secretary Steven Chu

PPM Installs Solar at Port of West Sacramento - Installation Size: 637 kW

AWEA Statement on Nebraska Wind Power Integration Study

Your overseas trip is being offset by having someone plant trees? Spare me.

Nantucket Wind Turbine Flings a 40 ft Blade After 10 Months. Organic Farm Owner Sues for $1.5M

MIT analysis suggests generating electricity from large-scale wind farms could influence climate...

11 Siberian Tigers Die In Chinese Zoo - It Was Cheaper To Feed Them Chicken Bones, You See . . . .

You Can't Make This Up: Sheffield Wind Turbine Blade Failure Apparently NOT Caused By UFO.

Starving CA Sea Lion Pups Washing Ashore; Mortality Up From Avg. 30% To Nearly 80% In 2009 Near SB

Mother Earth News: 2010 Best Green Cars

US terror suspect in Yemen worked at 5 nuke sites

After 13 years, 28 ton Vermont Wind Turbine Crashes. Not To Worry. Future Turbines Will Be Bigger.

School wind turbine collapses and crushes contractor's van.

Deaths from nuclear and wind

So everyone, which NFL team is Tim Tebow going to be with next year

News Flash Evan Turner is good

Heh. The banner ad at the top of the Sports forum is Jenny Craig for Men

Larry Johnson signs with Redskins

I hate that CBS has the Rights to March Madness

Boxing: March 12 & 13

Bolivia: Women A Driving Force in the Revolutionary Process

New twist unfolds in Ecuador v. Chevron

Drought turns Angel Falls into a "thread of water"

Colombian politician: Candidates seek support in Venezuela

NGO reports 16,047 murders in Venezuela

UN institute reprimands Latin American countries for decriminalizing drugs

(es) Falcón dice que recibe un trato injusto del PSUV

Colombian Rebels Give Hostage Handover Coordinates

UN criticizes Colombia's human rights record

Everyone used to pronounce it "Chilly," now it's "Chee-leh."

Lobo appoints SOA-trained military coup protagonist as head of telecom

U.S.-Cuba Travel Summit Features Senator Dorgan, Cuban Ministry Officials, Travel and Investment Spe

Ecuador: New Funding Allows IOM to Continue Emergency Assistance to Colombians in Search of Interna

Venezuela’s Dollar Bonds Rise to Seven-Week High on Oil Rally

Tyrant Castro at work - Sex-change operations performed **again** in Cuba

Caracas: Video of the expropriation of La Francia building

2 soldiers indicted for Gaza actions

Shoppers storm Israel's 1st H&M store

West Bank rises up in a new 'white' intifada

PLO paper reveals leadership bereft of strategy, legitimacy

Did Netanyahu Know?

Israel seals off West Bank

Quartet condemns Israel: Unilateral action cannot prejudge talks' outcome

Jewish extremists to model Bar Refaeli: Don't marry DiCaprio

Clinton Slams Israel's Settlement Plans: 'Deeply Negative Signal'

Poll: Half of Israeli high schoolers oppose equal rights for Arabs

Jewish Lobby Sits Out Vote On Armenian Genocide

Israeli supermarket parodies Dubai assassination in TV advert

Israel aims its nuclear warheads at Europe

What Biden Told Netanyahu Behind Closed Doors: "This Is Starting To Get Dangerous For Us"

Anti-Semitism rising worldwide, US report finds

Clinton Sends Tough Message to Israel

Today in Labor History Mar 12 Ending the longest labor dispute in the USWA’s history

Bill Will Make New York A Leader In Fighting Wage Theft

Author Finds Some Managers Are Modern Day “Economic Disobedience” Robin Hoods

Israel's unfair 'law of return'

Transformational Ties

Get Ready To Support ($) Constance McMillen

Atheist group offers to hold gay-friendly prom

English Test

Judge: Seattle parks gun ban is constitutional

Things you won't see on the national news about guns.

When you're wounded on the Alaskan plains

Club Settles In Child's Uzi Death At Gun Fair. Still pending is a $4 million federal lawsuit.

M24 Sniper Rifle Fixes in the Works

Carrying where alcohol is served

Gun bans and workplace violence - (Ohio State target rich environment)

I had to run an errand in a gritty part of town yesterday

Let's try a different critique, if everyone would be so kind.

Purple Snow In Russia

Chile Earthquake was a chain reaction

Max Planck Institute, Magazine 4, 2009 download, center of

Climate change 'makes birds shrink' in North America

Second Tropical Cyclone Ever Forms in South Atlantic

We are star stuff

Weymouth ridgeway skeletons 'Scandinavian Vikings'

We don't understand how Octopi think...

Feynman 'Fun to Imagine' 1: Jiggling Atoms

No Decay here, new in comparison.

Hubble 3D doesn't need blue aliens

if I were a volcano, I'd be sputtering and spewing right now

Anne Ortelee weekly weather....better late than never

Starcodes - Heather Roan Robbins

FYI: The "other" ASAH site

Ralfee Finn's weekly frequency...a little more on schedule, lol

A medium?

I'm an impatient grumpypuss lately on GD DU. Return to the ASAH happy circle!

What appears to be a plasma based treatment for flesh eating

Article written by Caddell & Schoen in Wash Post bears scrutiny. Seems "old boy network"

Check THIS out: In one day, Grayson piles up another 40 (Total = 50) co-sponsors for Medicare buy-in

‘Invisible Power’ of London Money Exposed as Mayor Fights Back

A New Chapter for Bankruptcy

Republicans are locked in a passionate embrace with a corpse and won't let go

Geithner's New York Fed Implicated in Lehman Accounting Fraud

Christian 'Camel Method' toward Muslim conversions (this is not a sex thread)

Church Sex Abuse Scandal 'Has Now Reached' The Pope: AP

Russia intends to create $3-billion free economic zone in India

Overdraft Protection.

The "Repo 105" Scam: How Lehman Fooled Everyone

What are your honest thoughts on homeopathy? POLL

Goldstein's Comrade.

Schools Matter: KC and the KIPPnotizer Bandwagon

National March on DC for public education April 9

Look Who Uses the "R" Word! Bagged Teachers Talk (Video link)

Pink slips at Central Falls part of disturbing trend

New Names For arne duncan

This picture was on the front page of the KC Star yesterday and I was so touched by it

Why Obama, Duncan should read Linda Darling-Hammond's new education book

Washoe (NV) officials to pick high-risk schools Friday to seek federal grant

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