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Archives: March 14, 2010

Which Democrats oppose the weaponization of space?

Gut Check for GOP on Immigration

Gut Check for GOP on Immigration

Arne Duncan and Bill "the Gambler" Bennett Lovefest on Wolf Blitzer

Arne Duncan and Bill "the Gambler" Bennett Lovefest on Wolf Blitzer

A poem to consumerism: "I Want It Now!"

Obama's NCLB 2.0: Worse Than the Bush Version

GOPiacs going ALL OUT ALL IN with efforts to convince the World, of their ineptness, their flawed

GOPiacs going ALL OUT ALL IN with efforts to convince the World, of their ineptness, their flawed

Huffington Post: Customer Disservice Spotlight On: Toyota

The Tumor At The Heart Of Our Afghan Campaign

FURTHER GLOBAL WARMING UPDATES!

More shoddy military stuff: Door latches a problem on M-ATVs, soldiers say

Detroit schools partner with Walmart to train students to work for walmart (2 charter & 2 public HS)

Democracy Demands a Vote

Love A Good Joke? RNCC Ads Running On DU

Up Or Down. Democratic Party's Party. 3.14 (Pi Day)

3.14 Happy Pi Day!

3.14 Happy Pi Day!

Wolves kill woman in first such attack troopers can recall

From Israel, a radical way to boost organ donation

Here's a pretty cool political quiz from the Coffee Party website:

Hey Skinner you forgot to spring forward

Amnesty report condemns US death rates of women in childbirth

Media Matters - "Rush Ridicules Pelosi's Accurate Comments On Benefits Of Health Care Reform"

Ft. Worth Star-Telegram: Someone make the State Board of Education stop!

Slush Fun: At least one Texan has benefited from Rick Perry's Enterprise Fund

My sudden acceleration story.

Wall St. gets bonuses while...

I am putting my name on the ballot and running for precint chair after this election

we need to stand up!

Washington Times runs pro-Big-Pharma op-ed by doctor convicted of Medicaid fraud

Pope Ratz says he's 'Shocked....Shocked I Tells Ya' about sex abuse allegations

Former Materiel Command chief faces Article 32

Former Materiel Command chief faces Article 32

Do you remember when the Republicans acted like they were throwing around manhole covers ...

Two Fox News Contributors Claim They're Still Democrats To Kill Health Care

Today's Epic Fail

For Metro's strapped budget, a wealth of ideas but not cash

Earthquake mitigation ideas:

I have a question for the writer of the article about the Long Island Storm

Conservative media in deep over false fishing ban

The Nation: Without Anti-gay Hysteria, Massa's a Dud for the GOP

101st Keyboard Warriors Facebook Page [link added]

The Charter School Process For Cynics

Rove on MTP with Brokaw hosting

Fed Up With State Crisis and Cuts, Activists ‘March for California’s Future’

Democrats Link Student Aid Bill To Health Care Bill For Reconciliation Vote

Self -Delete

My town is something of a laughingstock

Axelrod: Israel Settlement Approval an 'Affront'; 'Insult' - put U.S. troops lives at risk

Pentagon Propaganda Machine Rolls on in Afghanistan

President nominates liberal legal scholar who could influence federal appeals court for decades

Anti-Abortionist Lies About Abortion And Health Care Reform In Washington Post

Al Qaeda suspect's work at nuclear sites prompts call for probe

Venezuela's Chavez: Internet should be regulated

The New Rove-Cheney Assault on Reality

Laura Flanders: Aren't We Cheneyed Out Yet?

Robot helps stroke patients in Portland

Liberal Americans choke on their pretzels as Karl Rove rewrites history (The Guardian UK)

Dems: We will have the votes for heath reform

Health Insurance Premiums pay Karen Ignagni $1.58 million + yr

Health Insurance Premiums pay Karen Ignagni $1.58 million + yr

Tony Blair and Rick Warren on a 'Mission from Gawd'

"GOP: Racked by Scandal"

AP Exclusive: Pentagon Gun Was From Tenn. Police

When McCain "forgave" Rove for the "black baby" thing, shouldn't he have denied it THEN?

Our State Department criticized Russia for their human rights record. Oh, boy

U.S. To Lobby For Endangered Species Status For Polar Bear

what did you think of neo con Mark Tapscott on Wash. Journal this a.m.?

Sunday flashback: "As the Taliban Finish Off Foes, Iran Is Looming" (Oct. 1998)

Glenn Greenwald: The warped platitude of DC "centrism" (National Security Courts)

(More Than 50) New Fraud Cases Point to Lapses in Iraq Projects

Letter to editor I wrote re: health care

Letter to editor I wrote re: health care

Flood danger to Hoh Tribe sparks need to relocate

Flood danger to Hoh Tribe sparks need to relocate

Silvio Berlusconi in ‘protection deal with mafia’

Ben Sargent TOON- "Darling, this isn't working out quite like I hoped.."

A note on Oligarchy.

TODAY on a very SPECIAL Meet The Press, a take-no-prisoners no-holds-barred interview with KARL ROVE

Targeted University of California protests

Arizona town bans church from in-home meetings and Bible studies

Researchers send data wirelessly using LEDs ( data at speeds of up to 230 megabits per second)

Researchers send data wirelessly using LEDs ( data at speeds of up to 230 megabits per second)

US consular employee killed in Mexico shooting

I think we need a Weather Party to go along with the Tea/Coffee. A political icebreaker party to get

White House backs down on health bill deals

Video: The End Result on Health Insurance Reform (Wasserman-Shultz-Ignani)

Here's hoping that Russell Feingold prevails in his re-election bid.

Here's hoping that Russell Feingold prevails in his re-election bid.

Here's hoping that Russell Feingold prevails in his re-election bid.

Coca-Cola Co. Denies Involvement in Murder and Rape, Blames "U.S. Judicial System"

Potential Texas school books: Was Jefferson Davis that bad a guy?

Whiplash

Tell the DEA to Lift the Veterans Affairs' Ban on Medical Marijuana

"We Suck" is not a particularly good rallying cry, fellow DUers

Obama Calls for Sweeping Change in Education Law

Rove Falsely Claims Bush Administration Never Said Iraqi Oil Revenue Would Help Pay For War

Deadly avalanche hits Canada snowmobile mountain rally

At Afghan Outpost, Marines Gone Rogue or Leading the Fight Against Counterinsurgency?

NATO ‘Covered Up’ Botched Night Raid in Afghanistan that Killed Five (Including Two Pregnant Women)

Did you catch this last Friday's 20/20 re: Juvenile Schizophrenia

Children who eat school-purchased lunches more likely to be overweight, obese

Franklinton pediatrician struggles to help some of the city's poorest patients and still pay his bil

Investor's Business Daily Cartoon Compares Dems to Suicide Bombers: "Obama Akbar!"

Vermont tops in landing federal money

I have been thinking how the Repubs have used Divide and Conquer to damage America

Social Security to start cashing Uncle Sam's IOUs

JOIN THE HUMMING BIRD WATCH. Live web cam of eggs about to hatch today or manaña in So Cal

China to bid on US rail projects.

Kucinich's Impeach Bush Now site is still extant

Website spotlights misdeeds of the rich and powerful

DFA: The fate of the public option - THIS IS WORTH SIGNING!!!

Here is an idea for students.

Would you support healthcare reform if......

Russia's ambassador to NATO: Russia criticizes US, NATO over Afghan drugs

AP Exclusive: Pentagon gun was from Tenn. police

Mass arrests at protests seem to be problematic for the Judges

Podesta Responds To Roberts’ ‘Troubling’ Comment With Call For Supreme Court To Be Televised

A Progressive for Cal Cunningham

China wants US reassurance over dollar

U.S. Supreme Court: Will liberal Kagan find a home in high court?

Interesting Kabuki Theater this week

Toyota, Kucinich, Toyota, Kucinich.. In about a week that's all that will be on the GD front page..

BREAKING NEWS: Pope writes secret letter absolving Toyota of responsibility for healthcare reform...

Inmate still waiting on evidence of innocence

Inmate still waiting on evidence of innocence

Frank Rich discusses the insanity of Liz Cheney and Karl Rove

Which blog do you prefer: Daily Kos or Firedoglake?

After success of 'Demon Sheep' ad, Fiorina's new ad slams Barbara Boxer

Ray LaHood: Why Republicans should support health care reform (!!!)

CA people, help me out here re prop 13

CA people, help me out here re prop 13

Insurer Aetna's 4Q lobbying spending up 55 pct

What abortion coverage will look like under the new health insurance reform -

Reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act

Tea or Coffee?

So, Less than Zero is gone

Homes for Our Troops Building 32 Houses for Disabled Veterans

Mr. Tan-From-A-Can issues HCR fatwa: We will make bill "difficult, if not impossible, to pass"

Artist who created "I'm With CoCo" graphic has used it to generate over $25K for Haiti relief

The median wealth of a single black woman - absolute madness

Bill Maher on the Central Falls Massacre

U. of Pennsylvania Hospital refused dying patient for lack of health insurance

Salvation Army is a residential real estate powerhouse

German Intelligence Agency Fights to Keep Nazi Files Secret after 50 Years

Lawmaker (R-Utah) Quits After Hot Tub Confession

Aetna's PAC covers it's bases - donating to both parties on both state & fed levels

Have you filed your taxes yet?

OK DUers I need spring break help ASAP.

Actually Viking is a gerund not a verb...

Church Failed to Inform Irish Police About Abuse. Made victims swear to silence

Hang this on your coat hangers, pro-"lifers": Universal health care tends to cut the abortion rate

Spring forward, and stop whining

Women describe their 70 years of liberation

Japanese Girl May Be The First Female Pitcher To Make The Pros

While We Were Sleeping...GM Food and the Brink of No Return

Who’s Afraid Of Fox News? A Confederacy Of Cowards!

Vatican denies celibacy led to sex abuse scandal

FYI - HBO's "The Pacific" starts tonight!

With Citizens United now the law of the land, how do you think the 2010 Fall Season will play out?

Lindsey Graham (R-SC): Americans tired of Obama crap & spin. YEAH! Bush never spun crap. Or Cheney.

Time's Swampland: Axelrod to GOP: "Make my day!"

Unemployment benefits extension---tax increase!

The USA ran a $79 billion trade deficit in cars last year, INTERNATIONAL TRADE IS A HOAX

K-9 veteran dogs finally have their day (4,000 dogs went to Vietnam, 200 returned)

Nato ‘covered up’ botched night raid in Afghanistan that killed five (incl 2 pregnant women)

Toyota faces the possibility of criminal charges for handling of safety issues.

The Best Reason To Support HCR

Our neighbor's Toyota Tundra floors itself regularly.

RNC 800: Elliot Accepts Plea Deal w/ Assault Charges Dropped; Other Updates from the RNC Arrests

The Yankees Suck.........Welcome to Boston Ronan Tynan

Chavez wants to limit speech on the Internet

Yu-Na, worth another look: Barry Sanders, Willie Mays, Magic Johnson, Gordie Howe, Bonnie Blair.

Is Your Pantry Making You Sick?

Prepared Remarks of Ronald A. Williams, Aetna Chairman and CEO

About that "FEMA Camp" movie on PBS

TX Right-Wingers 'Fix' Textbooks: Jefferson, Kennedy Gone, More Reagan

WaPo Condemns Obama and Democrats For Killing Private School Voucher Program

Teach Your Children Well

Pi Day at Google

Glenn Beck Is An...

Retirees NOT Receiving Checks

Make Wall Street Pay

Tell Wall Street,... "I am not your ATM" Send in Your Photo

Privacy is Not Dead, Just Evolving - PCWorld

My 59th pipe dream of this year... Obama is still gonna drop his Clark Kent glasses and shame me...

Ohio woman says Lexus sped up, caused crash

"Paths of Glory"........Act II:

Wooly Bully

The owners continue to pit the working class against each other: SF transit

Off to the jungle

SO. Health * Reform has boiled down to getting something passed so Obama can run on it

Paths of Glory, Act II: The Health Care Bill (And The Mood In D.C.)... Jane Hamsher/FDL

Michael Lewis on 60 Minutes

Cardinal Brady will not resign over abuse 'cover-up'

France's Sarkozy loses out to Socialists in regional elections

It's BIG AL'S BIRTHDAY!!! WooHoo!!

President Responds To Detroit Mom's Letter About Health Care

Top Blue Cross salaries soar: report-by at least 48 percent, CEO by 62%

The Final Sell Out - Obama backs down on removal of Corn Husker Kickbacks

Contempt for public school teachers is growing under this administration.

"Fail list" controversey at Marshfield Middle School

When First Unto This Country (W/Dylan Video) - FDL

Freeway blogging ideas?

Democratic Statement of Principles

Will you progressives please stop

Big Brother Foo Yung with Eggroll!!

Eco-cars go by, gas stations go under [In Japan]

ANyone here know why the lower deck of the George Washington Bridge is closed today?

Why so many threads attacking Kucinich and few or none attacking Stupak....

Social Security to start cashing Uncle Sam's IOUs - AP

Hope everyone had a great PI day

Detroit Free Press: "UAW aims to rebound and rebuild."

Xpost fm EE: The monetary cost of nuclear power (not the nuclear industry hype)

Just watched the movie Precious. It happens more than we think. No wonder students are failing clas

Just watched the movie Precious. It happens more than we think. No wonder students are failing clas

Couldn't have these here, doesn't promote "family values"

The violence in Mexico is breaking my heart!

Y2Cell Phone

Even robbery isn't lucrative in a deep recession.....

Even robbery isn't lucrative in a deep recession.....

What are your opinions on who's running the show in the US?

Have you ever posted the exact same thing at the exact same time?

Have a Sip of Coffee (Party)...you might like it!

There are no little seats at the table.

Les socialistes se lèvent !!!!! Vive la France !!!!

Too much wealth can make us worse off: study

Aaargh! Can't embed youtube in my Wordpress blog anymore!

The “public option” and the wheelbarrow parable: Part 3

I am going to support single-payer health care by becoming a teabagger and voting GOP.

Got about 4-5 boxes full of books

Got about 4-5 boxes full of books

NH Remembers Granny D, Who Walked Across US At 89

Election Monitors’ Report Increases Doubts Over Fairness of Iraq Election

The New Rove-Cheney Assault on Reality-By FRANK RICH

A lender can garnish your bank account? I didn't know that

Keith Olberman's Dad died

Kansas may be coming out of the dark ages. Discusses DADT

Students Versus Senators

I'm beginning to think this Coffee Party thing may have legs.

Good Evening, Mr. Phelps

Take That, Bart Stupak: Catholic Orgs Rally Behind Reform Bill

Politico's Editorial Meeting

Politico's Editorial Meeting

Software Engineering for Automotive Systems: A Roadmap

Software Engineering for Automotive Systems: A Roadmap

Reconciliation bill has an ERISA waiver for state single payer!

I have the perfect all-purpose response to anything a Republican cares to say.

Why Republicans should support health care reform-By Ray LaHood (Chicago Tribune)

the rights blatant lies

The Devil is living in the Vatican, says the Pope’s chief exorcist

George Dubya Bush: Enviromentalistingest president ever!

If Rove Is So "PROUD" Of Waterboarding---WHY Does He INSIST It Is NOT TORTURE?

The Bush Family...

Got to love the American idea of equality.

Video Expert recreates Toyota sudden acceleration

One Card Short of a Full Deck

GREEN ZONE Matt Damon....8.8 on my scale....nice way of saying the war was for high profits and

"Peculiar" Southern Soap Opera Brewing With Ray McBerry’s Republican Campaign For Georgia Governor

"Peculiar" Southern Soap Opera Brewing With Ray McBerry’s Republican Campaign For Georgia Governor

Curbing earmarks: Even with new restrictions, for-profits play a role

US Resident Treated Successfully in India after US doctors Denied Treatment

It's A Fact

Axelrod: Health Care Lobbyists Descending Like 'Locusts' On Congress

I'm still baffled by the logic of the 9th Circuit.

Recovery tests Fed's low-rate resolve

The Twilight of the Elites

Wal Mart Question

Conservatives: Legislation To Block Federal Healthcare Reform Mandates Spreads To 38 States

Media Matters - "Quick Fact: Perino falsely claims health care benefits would take years to start"

Is the Democratic Party committing suicide by refusing to accept its mandate for leftward change?

Is the Democratic Party committing suicide by refusing to accept its mandate for leftward change?

Is the Democratic Party committing suicide by refusing to accept its mandate for leftward change?

Dodd Proposes Dramatic Shake-Up Of NY Fed

Dodd Proposes Dramatic Shake-Up Of NY Fed

A new FB group that can actually do good and at the same time make fun of Beck.

The Obama Admirer System (today's "American Extremists" comic)

Public Option in the reconciliation bill? What?

Public Option in the reconciliation bill? What?

US 'witch hunt' backfires

Alaska's Stevens Now Opposes Gas Pipeline He Promoted

Everybody in the neighborhood called him Buddy, this mornings roadkill

LA Times - "U.S. Chamber of Commerce grows into a political force"

The US Senate

New Therapies for MRSA Infections sorely needed. Methicillin Resistant Staphlococcus Aureus

Wow! Derek Paravicini on 60 Minutes

Desmond Tutu: "Hate Has No Place In The House Of God"

NJ gov's budget suspends tax rebates, cuts aid to schools, skips huge pension contribution

NJ gov's budget suspends tax rebates, cuts aid to schools, skips huge pension contribution

101st Keyboard Warriors page.. FB.

Racial Slur Development Not Keeping Pace With Mixed-Race Births, Nation's Bigots Report

What Hillary Clinton and Sarah Palin have in common

Gibbs: By next Sunday, healthcare reform will be 'law of the land'

Virginia Thomas, wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, launches 'tea party' group

China warns Google to comply with censorship laws

Johnny Weir, Stars On Ice, Republicans, Strawberry Jam and Homophobia.

I took the plunge, I made a blog, and here's my first post- About HCR & my surgery tomorrow.

Peter Graves, Spymaster and Host, Is Dead at 83

AFT Disappointed with Administration's ESEA Blueprint

I'm pro-teacher, pro-union--but I side with the students first

WP: "Why don't honest journalists take on Roger Ailes and Fox News?"

my nephew has just left for Iraq

TIME - "Why Does Glenn Beck Hate Jesus?"

Eric Alterman on the destruction of TV news departments

This thread names the Democratic Senators who refuse to support the public option.

This thread names the Democratic Senators who refuse to support the public option.

Peter Graves Dead: Actor Found In Pacific Palisades Home

Grayson re: Palin: "As the Knave's horse says in Alice in Wonderland, 'dogs will believe anything"

Anyone heard of this?

No Agenda? A Humanist View of Justice Scalia

Taxes most people would like:

Antiwar Activists Plan Nationwide Protests to Mark Seventh Anniversary of Iraq Invasion

Antiwar Activists Plan Nationwide Protests to Mark Seventh Anniversary of Iraq Invasion

NSA Gets Award For "E-mail Preservation-LIFETIME FAILURE" Even The “PRINT & FILE” System Failed

NSA Gets Award For "E-mail Preservation-LIFETIME FAILURE" Even The “PRINT & FILE” System Failed

More owners of Toyota vehicles say recall repairs aren't working

Khamenei tells Iranians to shun pagan fire festival

Whole Food's CEO: John Mackey on "Creating a High Trust Organization" (OMG)

The silence re Juanita Goggins' death is deafening

We should start calling the tea party what it really is: a cult.

We should start calling the tea party what it really is: a cult.

The Corporation

Breaking: Justice Stevens will retire under Obama, to decide in "about a month"

China issues shocking U.S. Human Rights Record report

MSNBC reports on Euclid, Ohio UFO sightings now 9 days in a row

"Green Zone" was a major box office disaster

Take a tranquiulizer or a glass of wine, and then watch Michael Lewis on 60 Minutes.

Confident Axelrod challenges GOP: 'Make my day'

How many votes do you think Pelosi and Clyburn have?

How many votes do you think Pelosi and Clyburn have?

Wow. Just did taxes. Getting a very much larger refund than I expected...

Our Dirty Little Secret: Who's Really Poor in America?

Green Zone asks where were the WMD's?

Supreme Court Justice's Wife Launches Tea Party Group

CBS - "U.S. Chamber to run anti-health-reform ads"

CNN (5/08) - "McCain predicts Iraq war over by 2013" - CNN Calls McCain's Goal "Ambitious"

The other side of the story on Chicago's Urban Prep (where all seniors got into college)

There seems to be very weak support for labor unions on Democrati Underground

Sean Penn spends serious time helping post-quake Haiti

Animal groups: Could ruling lead to hunters shooting cats?

the rich get richer, the public gets poorer

Health Care for America NOW - "Support increases when they find out what's in the bill"

Ocean liner goes from luxury to scrap heap?

Oh My -Looks like the runaway Prius story was a hoax

The truth has a liberal bias.....Take a look at the Top 50 grossing documentaries....

I'm no longer scared

"Administration does plan to be more forceful..in pushing for changes including mass firings"

*The Pacific*

Something about Domesitic Violence in America that really pisses me off....

Bill leaves Americans vulnerable to insurance companies: Dennis Kucinich

Is Hosni Mubarak dead?

I'm Down With Dennis

DENNIS KUCINICH SUPPORT THREAD

Psychopaths wired to seek reward at any cost: study

One-Fourth of a Major Metropolitan Area to be Bulldozed!

Social Security to start cashing Uncle Sam's IOUs (And Gore was ridiculed for his "lockbox")

And now for a brief respite -- I guarantee you won't regret it.

Under the new NCLB lowest 5% of schools will be punished more harshly...

Look out - Daylight Savings is up on us again.

Screw this...leaving now to feed some FERAL, not WILD cats...

Feral Cats? You think you've got problems..

Your 'defense' tax dollars at work, week ending 3.12.2010

Mark my words, there won't be a morning after

Over Fifty Beheaded Vikings Found in England

How poor do the rich have to make the rest of us?

JOIN THE HUMMING BIRD WATCH. Live web cam of eggs about to hatch today or manaña in So Cal

Do 'they' really hate Dennis Kucinich, or is it really progressives that 'they' hate?

What three bills passed by Dennis Kucinich are the most progressive toward helping the People?

Republican is the New White or......

Iraq Election: Nouri Maliki Leads in Seven Provinces

Why Republicans should support health care reform

John Q on USA TV (HCR related)

What hasn't Obama privatized and/or bailed-out with tax dollars?

Tom Friedman: Driving Drunk in Jerusalem

How many people knew

Lindsey Graham is an angry white man with a lot of hate.

Paul Krugman and Dean Baker call China's bluff on currency manipulation

L'affaire Kucinich points up a major problem in political interaction

Proposed: A new name for the "General Discussion: Presidency" forum.

Central Falls Teachers Fired! - Teacher Joann Boss Speaks Out

Afghanistan's new great game: The undeclared wars within the war

The Supreme Court deserves presidential feedback

Americans Killed In Drive-By Shooting At Consulate In Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Obama 'Outraged'

year by year policy changes in the President's health bill : link please

FL-Gov: Sink Trails McCollum by 13 Points

Keith Olberman's dad died

Number of Veterans homeless on a typical night dropped 18 percent

The Republicans' mistreatment of Sen. Robert Byrd in their fight against health care reform

"Parliamentarian in Role as Health Bill Referee"

He's just a bill, only a bill.... (further explanation of how this week may play out)

Time's Swampland: Axelrod to GOP: "Make my day!"

HCR Bill Implementation Timeline - YR 2010 -

Reconciliation HCR act says public option on page 4??? WTF

HCR Bill Implementation Timeline - YR 2011 -

Nate Dogg: "Some Cautious Optimism on Health Care Whip Count"

HCR Bill Implementation Timeline - YR 2011 - (CORRECTED)

"Reconciliation Act of 2010" (health care reconiliation package) just posted online

Here's Something We Can All Agree On Where President Obama Made a Sterling Decision.

The GOP is much better than the Dems will ever be at "Politics"

Democrats To Upend Seniority System In Senate: Brown

We are not a parliamentary system

Ditka glad he turned down 2004 bid against Obama

Photos: Inside the Obama White House, 3.14.10 (PIE DAY!!!!)

Mandate supporters are correct that it spreads the risk

Reconciliation Bill for FY 2010, p. 24 (Ensuring Lower Premiums)

The Dumbest Complaint in Washington. (It’s Unprecedented!)

"Two Pictures Tell the Story on Health Care Debate"

Here we go again: With Nods to Both Sides, Dodd Will Introduce Financial Reform Bill

Fareed Zakaria: A Victory for Obama

What President Obama is, and what he isn't..

Q: Did the House just release its reconciliation package? A: Nope.

Reconciliation Bill for FY 2010, Section II, Subtitle B

Maybe I'm Wrong (I Often Am)

Section 2718 - Called the "Golden Bullet" of HCR - Do you know what it means? If not, read here!

Obama's Education Reform Push is Bad Education Policy

Krugman: Everything we talk about in politics is ignorant fucking nonsense

Bush "stuck to his principles" when implementing the "surge" in Iraq even though it was unpopular

Obama Gets High Scores on Leadership Report Card

From the horse's mouth: Kucinich's position

Poll: Obama and Democrats' Health Care Plan

Grayson absolutely skewers Palin!

HCR Bill Implementation Timeline - YR 2010 - (CORRECTED)

Bernie Sanders' state single payer provision is far superior to Dennis Kucinich's

I doubt big insurance will reduce premiums whatsoever based on the huge influx of mandated capital

The Ineffectiveness of Dennis Kucinich

Congressman Grayson's summary of the President's health reform proposal.

Depleted message

Public Service Announcement. +1 hour tonight.

Remember the Cheeseburger Potstickers recipe from a while back?

Saturday Night Live has actually been pretty funny tonight.

Saturday Night Live has actually been pretty funny tonight.

Porpoise Song

WOOF!

This is the sound a doggy makes...

There's A Wocket In My Pocket

I'm watching Revolutionary Road...

Missing time! Call Mulder and Scully!

Not Quite Seven...

When you create a budget and wind up short, what do you do?

Crap

St. Patrick Yoga

Someone in New Jersey is $211 million richer today...

Darling Nikki

Icicle

Orgasm Addict

St. Swithin's Day

Dancing with Myself

My Ding-a-Ling

The Key to Her Ferrari

Praying Hands

Turning Japanese

I Touch Myself

Pump it up

Spank Thru

Oops (Oh My)

Pictures of Lily

C'mon now and meet everybody

People, let me tell you about my best friend

Hey What time is it?

He's My Best Friend

Anyone have any experience with Peptic Ulcers?

She Bop

Is is possible to interact with any business without them asking me to fill out a survey?

Today is Selection Sunday

Best Google logo ever!

"Up to bat this inning for the Phillies: Chase Utley, ALBERT PUJOLS, Jayson Werth"

Happy Pi Day

Gerard Butler

Live Forever

It's been nice knowing all of you.

Blister in the Sun

Neat little site. "Ask me anything!"

Whooping Cranes - and the dance they inspired

How You Like Me Now

Winter is Coming: HBO greenlights George R.R. Martin's "A Game of Thrones"

Shouldn't Google wait until 3/14/15 before declaring Pi Day?

The rabies that I got today has advanced.

need a giggle?

Bless you and your family Mr Olbermann

Ever have one of those days?

Thunder Island

Do NOT place a very hot ceramic Dutch oven on a glass cutting board

Baker Street

Lowdown

I thought we talked about your posting habits and that you weren't going to do that any more.

I seem to have lost an hour somewhere.

Lido Shuffle

Shutter Island... no spoilers

The Pretenders - Up The Neck (Live Paris 1980)

Serious Pi Day Question

Canada has health care. But U.S. has happy hours.

If Scatman Crothers REALLY had The Shining, why didn't he know Nicholson was gonna kill him?

It's a bird, it's a plane, it's Supergroup!

Yesterday7 homes were destroyed in my town in a horrible fire

Time to go to Soulschool...

Super Furry Animals - Receptacle For The Respectable (Glastonbury 2007)

In other words ...

In honor of WC Green's AM radio thread...

It's official, I'm so geeky I'm scaring myself.

Mr. Dinger And I went For A Hike Today. (PIC HEAVY)

What If Your Brain Did

Enough songs about you-know-what

USS Enterprise (NCC-1701-D) in 1:73,012,500 scale

List the Native American language you'd choose to learn...

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Shi'tzu Ninja Edition

I would like to highly recommend "The Art of the Steal" - a fascinating movie.

Why do I giggle every time they say "penal colony"

Piece of shit asshole mother fucking rodent sniffing poop licker.

Who Wants To Live Forever

Do you write out a meal plan for the week ? Let me hear from you . . .

Joey, Do you like movies about gladiators?

So I'm watching this Twilight movie....

Anyone see "It Might Get Loud"?

Drawing illusion.

keeping a laptop safe in a hotel room

Typo FAIL!

Any fans of the singer Melody Gardot? Check her out...

Actor Peter Graves Dies

The Pretenders - Back On The Chain Gang

Would you eat a can of cat food for $1000?

Am I the only person that doesn't get emotional from romantic side stories of a movie?

Anyone Else Feel Like They Didn't Get Enough Sleep?

How many dates before sex is "expected?"

So I Bought My 16 year Old Son

Someone gifted me with Photoshop 7.0. How scared should I be?

If any of you are interested in poetry or Native poetry...

Do any stores near you carry chewy runts?

Beaver Cleaver and Miss Landers. Sweet, innocent relationship or accident waiting to happen?

Second Breakfasts!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Would you eat a cat for $1000?

Tom Wolfe

"Top Gun" was on last night. What's that famous song from it?

Just watched Inglorious bastards

Time: Van Hollen's slide for Dems detailing what insurance benefits will be available immediately

My geeky 14 year old daughter is afraid no boy will ever like her

The New Poor In Hard Times, Lured Into Trade School and Debt

Four Released in Ireland Terror Case

U.S. To Lobby For Endangered Species Status For Polar Bear

Alaska's Stevens Now Opposes Gas Pipeline He Promoted

US 'witch hunt' backfires

Stevens calls for trans-Alaska gas pipeline, exports to Pacific Rim

Thousands of protesters gather in Bangkok, seek polls

Fake Russian invasion broadcast sparks Georgian panic

China warns Google to comply with censorship laws

Venezuela's Chavez: Internet should be regulated

(More Than 50) New Fraud Cases Point to Lapses in Iraq Projects

AP Exclusive: Pentagon gun was from Tenn. police

New Fraud Cases Point to Lapses in Iraq Projects

Hillary Rodham Clinton's Harsh Words Stun Israel

Anti-Semitism rising worldwide, US report finds

US mall bidders eye (Middle Eastern and Asian) SWF support

Obama picks 1st young, liberal court nominee

Contractors Tied to Effort to Track and Kill Militants

Report Faults U.S.’s Efforts at Transparency

Afghan gov. wants more troops after 12 explosions

White House stands ground on high court criticism

With Nods to Both Sides, Dodd Will Introduce (Financial Reform) Bill

Boehner determined to kill Dem health care bill

Britons sentenced to a month in prison for kissing in Dubai restaurant

U.S. to roll out major broadband policy (25 Times The Current Speed)

Actor Peter Graves Found Dead in Home in Pacific Palisades

Americans Killed In Drive-By Shooting At Consulate In Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Obama 'Outraged'

Justice's Wife(Thomas) Launches 'Tea Party' Group

Gibbs: By next Sunday, healthcare reform will be 'law of the land'

Massive search to resume after B.C. avalanche

Social Security to start cashing Uncle Sam's IOUs

Millions Spent to Sway Democrats on Health Care

MEXICO UNDER SIEGE In Mexico, 13 killed in Acapulco area, 11 others elsewhere in Guerrero

MLK Observance: Union Values At Work

Big Money Ruins Everything

"The Torturer": A Terrifying Political Thriller starring Nichelle Nichols (Lt. Uhura, 'Star Trek'!)

Chumbawamba - Come on Baby (Let's Do the Revolution)

Poverty Knock - Chumbawamba

MSNBC's Ed Schultz: Jane Norton "Psycho Talk" - 03/11/10

Bill Hicks story

revising the ten commandments

Who You Calling a Union Boss? (His Group Opposes Majority Rule)

So They Say

Jesse Ventura Censored by The Huffington Post - Russia Today

Axelrod on Health Care

TYT: Beck Warns of Economic 'Holocaust' (Cenk Explains The Real Danger Behind Beck's BS)

Michelle Bachmann's Supporters Expose Their Idiocy On The Steps Of Minnesota's Capitol

Rove claims Bush administration never said Iraqi oil would help pay for war

Boy Who Lost Mother Pleads With Congress To Pass Health Care Reform

Lawmakers say no more homeless families in hotels

US revolution is near — economist

Death by Prius

Stevens calls for trans-Alaska gas pipeline, exports to Pacific Rim

Liberal Americans choke on their pretzels as Karl Rove rewrites history

The ‘Party of No’ May Now Rate a New Label

James K Galbraith: In Defense od Deficits.

Central Falls Teachers Fired! - Teacher Joann Boss Speaks Out

The Shift

Obama's health care legacy hangs on 216 House votes

We've met the enemy in Afghanistan, and he's changed

A Place to Make Sparks

The warped platitude of DC "centrism"

Pundit Numerology

Serious lab accident at UCLA in 2007 was not reported

Texas School Board Approves 'All Children Left Behind, The Enlightenment'

Chalmers Johnson on Media Matters with Bob McChesney

Those who say history will absolve the Iraq warmongers are deluded

Archbishops at the center of Irish cover-up

Praying for Sex

Stats Say Kucinich may be Least Valuable Democrat (fivethirtyeight.com)

Is the Pope Toast?

Central Figure in CDC Vaccine Cover-Up Absconds With $2M

Vatican denies celibacy rule led to sex scandal

Economic fascism: corporate-directed health care instead of physician-directed PO at cost

The Obesity-Hunger Paradox

Growing Anger Towards Pensioners

Why Does Glenn Beck Hate Jesus?

When Patients Own the System: A Progressively Financed, Single Standard of Care for All

An Essay on the Privatization of Public Education

Saving Ulysses Grant

Should an Environmental Impact Statement be required for nuclear weapons?

Investigating the Effect of Large Wind Farms on Energy in the Atmosphere

California Allots Funds to Prepare for Massive Increase Soon in Solar PV

CITES Pleading For Funding To Fulfill Mission - Budget Less Than $5 Million - AFP

As Sarkozy Argues For More Efforts Against Deforestation, Tacit French Approval For Illegal Rosewood

CSIRO/Bureau Of Meteorology - Australian Mean Temps Up 0.7C Since 1960

Fish populations once thought to be inexhaustible now face the prospect of extinction if policy ...

Antarctic Ice Changes Already Problem For Penguins; Emperors Most Threatened, Adelies Next

Arctic Ocean Aragonite Saturation, 1997 And 2008 - Science/Desdemona

Plus ca change. In 1977 Governor Jerry Brown proposed and passed a solar energy tax break bill.

Living on Earth: Getting to the Bottom of Methane

Vandana Shiva: Water Wisdom

Sunday Times: Grandaddy of green, James Lovelock, warms to eco-sceptics

Asian fruit fly invasion could ruin Oregon crops

Solar Blooms in New Jersey: World Class Flowers Unveils 178kW Solar Energy System

Farming is mainly to blame for the loss of our native plants and wildlife

Many western nations have distorted IPCC reports: Jairam

CNN debate on renewables (Jacobson) versus nuclear (Brand) February 22, 2010

A magnitude 3.0 earthquake rattled The Geysers area Sunday morning.

The Destruction Of The American Apple - From 20 Million Trees In 1900 To > 5 Million Today

Port of Sacramento Now Operating on Solar Power

Ocean Acidification - And Why The Denialists Just Don't Want To Talk About It

"Strange Primitivism" Behind Local Food Movement, Says Freakanomics Poster

Latest Wind Turbine Blade Throw: Cape Cod Wind Turbine Blows Apart In Yesterday's Storm.

Wacky winter a signal of years to come (Canada)

London Times: Ed Miliband's adverts banned for overstating climate change

HOAX NEWS: Russia attacks Georgia, Saakashvili killed

The monetary cost of nuclear power (not the nuclear industry hype)

vintage MLK family interview on ABC blaming FBI,CIA etc

Kentucky 31-2, Misissippi State, can you hear me now?

**^&&%% ESPN!!!! The fourth to LAST pick...

Beckham out of World Cup..

49ers trade Shaun Hill to Lions..

LaDainian Tomlinson signs with the Jets

The Longhorns stomp the Hawkeyes 18-0.

Kansas, Kentucky, Duke, Syracuse Get #1 Seeds in that Order.

Can you smell the fear? Ohio U Bobcats on the prowl

Brady Quinn To Donkos

Guri Dam Water Level

Dilma Rousseff, Lula's enforcer, is favourite to be next Brazilian president

55 murders this weekend in Caracas during second week of police security initiative (Spanish)

Ecuador's Chevron claim has more delays

Venezuelan Web site rejects Chavez's allegations

Venezuela's Chavez: Internet should be regulated

Colombian elections without turbulence Spanish

Rise Of The Latin Africans: Newsweek

Colombian election results Uribe's party and conservative party winning

What Chavez said (YouTube video)

Cuba has some of the lowest crime rates in the world.

Politics over peace in the Middle East

Biden’s humiliation shows futility of US peace talks

Oslo Jewish community leader slams Israel

Israel to probe 'Biden fiasco'

Israelis nab senior Hamas leader

Netanyahu Offers an Apology, but No Shift in Settlement Policy

Axelrod: Israel Settlement Approval an 'Affront'; 'Insult' - put U.S. troops lives at risk

'People are laughing at you': U.K. expert on Israel's PR effort

Israeli Feminist Groups Protest Against Segregated Buses

The Petraeus briefing: Biden’s embarrassment is not the whole story

ADL: US Criticism of Israel Troubling

Today in Labor History Mar 14 The “Bread and Roses” strike & The Movie "Salt of the Earth" opens

" Stop Robbing MUNI" SF TWU250-A Drivers & Riders Rally & March Against Attack On Transit Workers&Pu

NYT: Ground Zero Workers Reach Deal Over Claims

Goldman Sachs sued by big pension (IBEW) fund over pay for its executives

Heard on GayUSA: Catholics for Marriage Equality mobilizing, fyi.

I was sitting in Starbucks

Cleveland Browns acquire QB Jake Delhomme

‘Hamas used kids as human shields, hospital as launch pads'

Procedures shoot down Oklahoma's open-carry gun proposal

Pentagon Gun Was From Tenn. Police (as was Las Vegas Courthouse gun)

AP Exclusive: Pentagon gun was from Tenn. police

loves lost

Would you consider these decay?

More beautiful decay...{{pic heavy}}

Eau Claire Dells, 3-14-10, Aniwa, Wisconsin (PIC HEAVY)

Should we be trying to save the dodo?

Clock ticking for an Istanbul earthquake

Human Cells Exhibit Foraging Behavior Like Amoebae and Bacteria

Hunting for "The Hobbit"

7 Cat Species Found in 1 Forest—A Record

Scientists against proposed ivory auction

Quest Aims to Create Bigger Atoms and New Kinds of Matter

Navajo healing ceremony - long

I just entered the DU photo contest, wish me luck!

So, someone "friended" me on Facebook

Courtesy of Hermetic--a great podcast about Brigid

oh my gosh...........

Please disregard.

Selfish plea for energy

Man Who Carried Gun In Park Has Permit Revoked (Even though he was lawfully compliant)

I think my husband and I just got sideswiped by an influenza.

How can this be true? Viruses reinfecting?

Pope being set up over Munich sex abuse case, says Vatican

The Rapture

Were these some kind of code?

Tarp pay backs

Money Rates Rising Hint Treasury Losses Amid Fed Exit

Social Security to start cashing Uncle Sam's IOUs

This from the former assistant education secretary under H.W.

Obama Doubles Down On NCLB

Petition to remove Arne Duncan

Need A Little Relief? This Will Help. It Helped Me Anyway.

Obama and NCLB: The good--and very bad--news

NYT: National School Standards, at Last

Order up!

Diane Ravitch: The Big Idea -- it's bad education policy

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