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Archives: March 19, 2010

Mortgage feud boiled over

Growing number of obese recruits could make it tougher to field a fit military

Anyone watch Afghan Star on HBO?

Anyone watch Afghan Star on HBO?

What's the best position to be in association with a bus?

Today At Noon In Times Square: Stand In Solidarity For Choi & Pietrangelo

SCOTUS has a new web site

Lipinski (D-IL 3rd) Stands Firm Against Senate Bill Providing Federal Funds for Abortion....

ABC News admits paying $200,000 to accused murderer Casey Anthony

How will health care reform impact government workers?

HEADS UP!: Epic Glenn Beck Daily Show Reairing Now!

5 Obama District judicial nominees approved in committee

5 Obama District judicial nominees approved in committee

Retired U.S. General claims Bosnian massacre caused by gays in the Dutch military

What Will Happen to Health Care? from Health Justice

Detroit schools: "gutting special education," "for-profit charters," “a purely market-driven system"

Detroit 2005 article: School closures & background: Bing in from the beginning

Russia: Protests against falling living standards

High Risk Insurance Pools...

NJ's Bully Governor Will Not Be "Bullied:" Declares War on Teachers

Court Slaps Prosecutor Who Threatened Child-Porn Charges Over ‘Sexting’

I tripled my life insurance pay out this week.

The one programs I would BEG them to

I have contracted FLS.

DUIs increase among troops back from war stationed in Alaska

why the right is so mis-informed

Bliss soldier killed in Iraq vehicle crash

There has been a very slight -but enormous- change in C-span's Washington Journal

There has been a very slight -but enormous- change in C-span's Washington Journal

Little Green Footballs exposes the new KKK (previously known as the GOP).

VA system should start over, official says

(USMC Gen.) Sheehan: Gays weakened European militaries

Access to proper HC can be all that stands between a disabled person returning to work..

Up Or Down. Democratic Party's Party. 3.19.10

(Gen.) Mattis to testify at Hadithah hearing

Poor President Obama

hypothetical education question..

Another Switcher? Boccieri Holding Presser To Announce Position On Bill

Mods, prepare for a wild weekend

This Week's Adventures in Law Enforcement

Will the voting public be supportive of the current HC bill if it passes and is signed into law?

Hugging banned at a US school.

Nice LTTE in Columbus Dispatch: HCR opponents as "pawn people"

Portrait of a (military) Sexual Assault

Factbox: Details of final healthcare bill (Reuters) & Wall Street Journal Q & A

3 trips to the doctor, 3 prescriptions, 3 denials by the insurance company

Report details mistakes that cost airman legs

New unmanned spacecraft to launch in April

Eric Cantor’s Office Endorses Mythical ‘New England Journal of Medicine Report’

If this Health Care Bill is so bad why are RETHUGS like

Vietnamization in 2010

(Kindasleazy) Rice regrets how US prioritized rebuilding in Iraq

(Kindasleazy) Rice regrets how US prioritized rebuilding in Iraq

A U.S. Stumbling Block in Kandahar: Karzai's Brother

Open wide and never stop gasping, By Mark Morford

McClatchy Newspapers spotlight right-wing attacks on 11-year-old boy

To those who think it's just about a win for Obama, it's only a win if the PEOPLE win...

To those who think it's just about a win for Obama, it's only a win if the PEOPLE win...

I just have one thing to say about HCR - Medicare Part "D"

Editorial: National Catholic Reporter backs health bill

"Remember the...Oh wait, forget about it." Tom Toles and Texas History Books

Attack ad against health bill uses Democrat's young daughters.

Cracks appear in abortion front against healthcare reform

Hoyer: Democrats have strategy to fight legal challenges to health bill

Luck of the Irish?

Ashford sees abortion epidemic

Chuckles Todd is a poseur...among other things....

Obama...perfect enemy of the good

CSPAN3 at 11:00

It’s Really Quite Simple: Do We Value Each Life in America?

why does the myth continue about the health care reform bill

Doubtful about the "reform" in the health bill...

Cable networks eye Sarah Palin reality show,Palin wants $1 Million And $1.5 Million Per Episode

Freepers Game Plan

Did the military play a nasty trick on Dan Choi?

Pakistan Arrests Halt Secret UN Contacts With Taliban

Science briefing: Kindness and social forces

Howard, Bernie, Anthony, and Dennis all say this bill has flaws, but should PASS

Eliot Engel to vote yes for the health care bill.

Investors don't agree with RWers that HCR will kill the economy...

A "Can we all get along?" post

New York labor groups target Arcuri

In my opinion, there are votes in the House already for HCR...

Tobacco Rule Proposed in ’95 to Go Into Effect

Batshit Crazy UDATE: Michele Bachmann's MASTER PLAN to kill HCR - "don't pay taxes"

The teabaggers changed their name right in front of us

its just not the US, Russia, etc. - Mongolia's battle with the bottle

We should have grouped a gang of parkinsons type victims, to face HCR opposers.

We should have grouped a gang of parkinsons type victims, to face HCR opposers.

Don't do it MSNBC. I know you want to, you're showing Boehner in that inset....

Wilson Announces He Will Vote “YES” on Health Care

I wish the MSM would cover the Ensign scandal like they do Massa's

Boehner "Nugget"

KUCINICH WEEK Peace In Space by Dennis Kucinich & Dr. Carol Rosin CLASSIC KUCINICH

What do you consider fair executive compensation?

Barely Hanging On: Middle Class and Uninsured

MIssouri Senate approves bill for mandated autism insurance coverage

"If You Miss It You Will Die" - Stewart Turns Beck's Anti-Progressive Ranting - Upside-Down

First Bachmann encourages people to break the law

Ted Kennedy

Ted Kennedy

Placerville residents irate over skyrocketing utility bills

LGBTs Join Democratic Interest Groups Tossed Under Health Care Reform Bus

Cindy Sheehan on Democracy Now Today

doc/vid:"Coming Out Under Fire" on linkTV

2fer Bahbwah WAHwah bristles at ALBRIGHT over Fidel. Kirstie bristles at us anti-scientology bigots

asked and answered

Colorado's Religious Right Seeks Extra First Amendment Protections

Most Power Plants still spewing toxic mercury, report says

Blog Report from Camp Out Now : Stop killing civilians

EPA Launches National Study of Hydraulic Fracturing (hooray)

ABC News: As Vote Looms, Closely Watched Insurance Stocks Rally - See no Public Option

So if the health bill fails, just how does that help the country?

Dutch fury over claim gay soldiers to blame for Srebrenica

Nancy Pelosi.......

Ohio Democrat (Rep. John Boccieri) switches to 'yes' on health care

Special-Education Stimulus Funds Widely Used for Other Purposes

Politifact: Health care reform does not increase premiums and boot people out of their coverage

Politifact: Health care reform does not increase premiums and boot people out of their coverage

Has your bank/CU sent letters changing "availability of funds" policy?

Self Delete Duplicate

Self Delete Duplicate

Self Delete Duplicate

Improving Ford, GM need to get quality message across

The Third Front - Sexual Assault in the U. S. Military (16% increase)

Poll shows that Americans really don't know much about the HCR bill, & are split on supporting it

The Rude Pundit - The Vote on Health Care Reform: The End of the Tea Party?

Christiane Amanpour Will Anchor "This Week"

Wouldn't it make sense to at least include an embryonic PO in this bill

So John Roberts is going to have a veto of anything Congress passes?

Iraq Election Result Hit by Fresh Delays

Iraq Election Result Hit by Fresh Delays

Insurance Company Routinely Cancelled Coverage of HIV Patients…and Destroyed Records

Could school bus ads save school budgets?

Sarah Palin Wants to be Paid $1-1.5 Million For a New Reality Series

Can we have FDL added to the list of sites that violate Democratic Underground rules?

The Woodhouse Civil War Over Health: Brothers Trade Barbs in High-Stakes Showdown

Boccieri is Yes....

State of health care debate: Pundits attack 11-year-old

Westboro Baptist was a no-show in Louisiana....

Government Moves More Toward Treating Addiction as Illness

C&L Video: Michael Steele Says CBO Lied After Citing It Favorably 8 Times In One Speech

Munich diocese faces 'tsunami' of abuse claims

Munich diocese faces 'tsunami' of abuse claims

A tale of two recoveries: The super-rich are spending again, but gloom persists for the rest

Hannity Freedom Concerts A 'Scam,' Blogger Says

Traffic fines soar with fee hikes- generate an estimated $280 million a year

What would the wing nuts be saying if there were 45,000 American deaths annually from terrorism?

The Rude One Bags the Teabaggers....

My Health Insurace Compan STILL Wont let me PAY Them.

If, when someone shits on you, you stand up and cheer and defend the shitter against anyone ........

The myth of (LEFT)|------- (CENTER) --------|(RIGHT) American politics.

to my elected representatives of the right

tech issue with DU: hit PREVIEW and get taken to the main discussion page

Doctors, AARP support new health overhaul bill

Anthony Weiner Smacks Down Peggy Noonan On Health Care (video)

Alan Grayson: What a Movement Looks Like

Alan Grayson: What a Movement Looks Like

Post Passage of the HCR, how easy would it be to "indefinitely postpone" the mandate?

How long will it take for teabaggers to change back into their minutemen costumes after HCR passes?

How long will it take for teabaggers to change back into their minutemen costumes after HCR passes?

Judge Orders Polygraphs From Teen Rape Victims

here is something to consider

here is something to consider

Walk me through this, 'mkay?

Time to look at who is really responsible for America's health problems!

If someone beats the crap out of you and you stand up and defend the beater against all ......

If someone beats the crap out of you and you stand up and defend the beater against all ......

The FBI on Facebook: Watching every move you make

I was chatting with a really uninformed Client about the health care

I was chatting with a really uninformed Client about the health care

Tanner-D on C-SPAN just spoke under personal privilege agst another Rep's slander

Well, I did it, I called Michele Bachmann's office

What's this? MSM Coverage?! Protesters prepare for Saturday's antiwar demonstration

Myths and Realities on HCR:

Myths and Realities on HCR:

Financial regulation thought

Financial regulation thought

Advocates outraged by judge's action-Defendant allowed to marry alleged victim of his abuse

Advocates outraged by judge's action-Defendant allowed to marry alleged victim of his abuse

"Uncle Sam wants YOU to speak English"!

Who Are The Other Dem Congressmen That Support Stupak?......

TV presenter gets death sentence for 'sorcery'

Has Joe Scum mentioned this about his friend Ensign?

American Healthcare - Not what you think....

Facebookers--an important group to join

Strongly worded statement from Middle East peace envoys

Congressman Grayson: Sunday Vote Will Be The "Triumph Of Hope Over Fear"

NY Times Reporter Confirms Obama Made Deal to Kill Public Option

FACT: You will still need to afford medical treatment after the HCR bill is passed

Ted Phillips: “Thousands of people are living without lights, water or gas”

Two more say YES!

PROMISES, PROMISES: Obama in Immigration Dance

The "Bad Places to Live" thread...

Ezra Klein: Notes on CBO skepticism

VA Hospital predates Nelson (D-Ne) vote

A song for my fellow progressives who still oppose the "healthcare reform" bill

Gallup 03/19/2010 47+ / 47-

Casey Anthony Received $200K from ABC News - But is out of Cash, Says Defense

Boeing Completes Design of Shipboard Superlaser

"No Small Victory" - Colbert Shuts Down Matalin Mid-Argument

Is there a means test in the healthcare bill?

Stupak willing to Agree to Hyde Amendent! (THIS WILL SEAL THE DEAL PEOPLE)

Who put the mandate in HCR...?

Who put the mandate in HCR...?

Democratic House and Senate members please stay safe these next two days

Iraq War started March 20, 2003... 7 years later

Switzerland and the Netherlands have universal coverage - via mandate & regulated insurance polices

Critical of boomers? We'll see you in DC on Saturday, ok?

Critical of boomers? We'll see you in DC on Saturday, ok?

Without NASA Russia will shoot down our satellites

Officials warn Justice Clarence Thomas's wife that her advocacy group is violating law

Right now, not every person or entity in politics I trust and admire is on board with this bill...

Right now, not every person or entity in politics I trust and admire is on board with this bill...

Right now, not every person or entity in politics I trust and admire is on board with this bill...

Self delete. dupe

Video: THE TEA PARTY & THE CIRCUS...

Question: Can we improve on the HCR once it's passed?

Question: Can we improve on the HCR once it's passed?

Question: Can we improve on the HCR once it's passed?

Human evolution exhibit at the Smithsonian - link to a fine article

Human evolution exhibit at the Smithsonian - link to a fine article

Human evolution exhibit at the Smithsonian - link to a fine article

DOC FIX???

The health care bill is going to pass. I am getting phone calls on my

Anyone else out there think the US has some of the stupidest "self defense" precedents on the books?

Ellen (DeGeneres) presents $30K to Miss. lesbian in prom flap

Ellen (DeGeneres) presents $30K to Miss. lesbian in prom flap

Ellen (DeGeneres) presents $30K to Miss. lesbian in prom flap

I am a life long, loyal Democrat but I sat out Bill Clinton's last election

I am a life long, loyal Democrat but I sat out Bill Clinton's last election

Can you feel it? Do you get that excited feeling, that tingling in your spine?

A Few Questions

A Few Questions

Were we, in March of 1910 or in March of 2010 .......

Arresting Taliban leaders is a bad thing?? EX UN offical says yes...

Could School Bus Ads Save School Budgets?

Freepers call for armed resistance (I sure hope the authorities are taking notes).

Parents Protest City's Ban on Bake Sales

Next time I'm at an Obama event and I see a Republican heckler shoving an elderly woman

The Money Fighting Health Care Reform by Michael Tomasky

Stupak Admits Senate Bill Subject To Hyde Amendment!!!

Hungry in a land of plenty

Women in critical condition after bees attack

What is this DOC FIX the pubs are bitching about? nt

EU food labels may get traffic-light treatment

NLOS-LS Missile ($466,000) Fail Could Impact Navy’s LCS ($580,000+)

NLOS-LS Missile ($466,000) Fail Could Impact Navy’s LCS ($580,000+)

Obama effigy hung at RI school with fired teachers

One Classroom, From Sea to Shining Sea

"Democrats are now selling giveaways to insurance and pharmaceutical exes as a middle-class agenda"

Oh goody! We are not flying MRAPs from Charleston, S.C. to Afghanistan at the moment.

Oh goody! We are not flying MRAPs from Charleston, S.C. to Afghanistan at the moment.

Oh goody! We are not flying MRAPs from Charleston, S.C. to Afghanistan at the moment.

I'm betting that the Health Care Bill will pass

I'm betting that the Health Care Bill will pass

Strange

Sam Stein: Reid Promises Separate Vote on Public Option This Year

Sam Stein: Reid Promises Separate Vote on Public Option This Year

Octomom faces foreclosure

Guess what Bush toad is advising Tiger Woods, MLB, Mark McGwire, Green Bay Packers ,etc.

Do it Dems, MAKE HISTORY on Sunday! Let's hand defeat to the anti-reform GOP.

Do it Dems, MAKE HISTORY on Sunday! Let's hand defeat to the anti-reform GOP.

Ins. Bill to cost Caterpillar Tractor $100M first year

Dems: Memo On Medicare Changes Isn't Ours -- It's A GOP 'Hoax'

ENOUGH! If you still stand against the HCR Bill today, then you stand against these Organizations

IPPON!

Some recent news on health insurance companies:

Latvia government has collapsed.

ahmad chalabi=crime pays

ahmad chalabi=crime pays

Sweeping new tobacco laws take effect in June

Math-Magical: The Mythic Savings In The Reconciliation Package

Cops raid wrong Brooklyn home...50 times

Have They Decided When Being Too Poor to Afford Mandatory Payments Will Become a Crime?

Robb's theory on DU and Iraq

What is America Forever??

Would Steve King tell us if it was blasphemy to

Peak Oil by 2014... says Kuwait

Peak Oil by 2014... says Kuwait

So, if HCR passes on Sunday, how long before Orly Taitz is filing nuisance suites to stop it?

What is the purpose of the 2014 delay of the PEC ban?

Nancy Skinner to go on O'Reilly tonight to talk about...

Fluoride...Medicare....

Pro-gay provisions stripped from health reform, pressure grows for votes on ENDA, DADT

GOP To Kill Health Bill For Nonexistent Abortion Coverage But Provide Abortion Coverage To GOP Staff

You know the only difference in health insurance co. board rooms BEFORE & AFTER the HCR vote?

Not the most important issue out there...

GOP To Kill Health Bill For Nonexistent Abortion Coverage,but Provide Abortion Coverage To GOP Staff

Principal bans (out of control) hugging at West Sylvan, SW Portland middle school

CNN: Cao May Vote Yes

Who does Faux "news" get to comment on health care reform?

AMA and AARP Announce Support for Revised HCR Bill

Attack tortoise chases dog around pool

Attack tortoise chases dog around pool

Parents getting kids involved in church should agree their child may be molested.

Politico taps Bachmann, King for worst op-ed ever

raASSmessen backs thumpson over Feingold, and pukes over Barrett

I don't remember the last year that I was not involved in a political campaign

"It’s a pity that Obama is only good at strong arming Democrats..."

'The Democrats have been nicer to our own friends than we have,' wail the Republicans.

Are all the O'Donnells on MSNBC related?

Are all the O'Donnells on MSNBC related?

Bush officials reluctant to talk to British panel investigating Iraq war

Bush officials reluctant to talk to British panel investigating Iraq war

Bush officials reluctant to talk to British panel investigating Iraq war

'Lawyer' for U.S. missionaries in Haiti arrested

Will The Insurance Companies Lose Their Anti-Trust Exemption With This Bill?

Blue Dog Jason Altmire(PA - SW) voting No on Health Care

I don't think they'll get the votes to pass this bill

Arizona Drops Children’s Health Program-47,000 low-income children without coverage.

Letter: Lehman Accounting Tricks Possibly Illegal

Demi Moore, Nia Vardalos use Twitter to save Florida man who threatened to commit suicide

Pass the Bill - Kill the Mandate!

Watch TV Ads: “Everywhere” (health care by individual districts)

Has your admiration for Dennis Kucinich increased or decreased over the course of this week?

Has your admiration for Dennis Kucinich increased or decreased over the course of this week?

Two more for the "yes" column, Gary Peters (D-Mich.) and Rep. Scott Murphy (D-NY)

Why Does Corporate Media Ignore That Palin Wants Extreme Christian Government?

10 Things Obama Won't Tell Us (Happy Sunshine Week!)

Discussion on Ensign on Hardball now

Hey there Dennis Kucinich

On this date 7 years ago Denver had a big blizzard. And we've got a big storm again today....

Toyota Demands ABC Retract Report

Hey there Dennis Kucinich

On this date 7 years ago Denver had a big blizzard. And we've got a big storm again today....

Surprise! Signing up for mortgage assistance program drops your credit score

Second larger wave of mortgage resets set to swamp the economy

Hey! Health Care Bill Opponents: How Would You Explain Your Position to This 11-Year-Old?

Grayson on Big Ed: No Deals are Being Made. Pelosi is Pressuring Members on the MERITS

Where does your congressional representative stand?

Altmire Decides to Vote 'No' on Health Care Bill

Happy Equinox/Solstice to you all (for tomorrow)

Happiness Is ... Making More Money Than the Next Guy

Happiness Is ... Making More Money Than the Next Guy

Happiness Is ... Making More Money Than the Next Guy

Don't fill out the Census!

THE BEST presentation on HCR that I've seen yet

FACEBOOK users pay attention to this one = password-stealing VIRUS ALERT

WARNING: Heavy Freeper content ahead...

michael moore on bart stupak

michael moore on bart stupak

SEVEN Dems confirmed YES on HCR Today (5 of them previous NOs)

Parents oppose Philly school webcam spying lawsuit

Watching C-SPAN

Messi happy to help those in need

Suspect in brutal attack on nurse in bathroom of midtown bar Social, Mbarek Lafream, breaks silence

Robert Greenwald: Iraq, Thousands Dead, $747.3 Billion Spent

'Lawyer' for US Missionaries in Haiti is Arrested

A fair number of the people who post on this board will be dead before their health care lot in life

Freepers trying to take this poll...

Obama asked if the American People or the private interests will win?

C-span, on March 19 2010: Republicans treat healthcare reform as a gameshow. Literally.

Obama appointee: More killings a sign of success in the drug war..

A CELEBRATION of ANNIVERSARY of the LIBERATION OF IRAQ! PRAISE THE UNIVERSE!

Dear freepers, if we want any shit out of you, we will simply squeeze your head.

Dear freepers, if we want any shit out of you, we will simply squeeze your head.

"The Invasion of Iraq"...Frontline Reports....Anniversary of Iraq Invasion...

"The Invasion of Iraq"...Frontline Reports....Anniversary of Iraq Invasion...

My goodness - here in Northern WV the anti-reform movement is out in force

Fact Sheet: The Truth About the Health Care Bill

Recalling Progressive Change Within the Past Forty Years

Steven Colbert on Glenn Beck's attack on 'Social Justice.'

Reid Promises Separate Public Option Vote in Next Few Months

If you don't agree with ME 100% of the time, you're

Malcom X assassin to walk free after 4 decades

When will it be Acknowledged that our Ideology is the Problem? Capitalism vs Corporatism

When will it be Acknowledged that our Ideology is the Problem? Capitalism vs Corporatism

"Looking Forward on the 5th Anniversary of Terri's (Schiavo's) Death"

For this infamous anniversary: 2003 San Francisco Anti-War Protest Pics..

For this infamous anniversary: 2003 San Francisco Anti-War Protest Pics..

Afghan Bombs Grow, Forcing Troops to Adapt

Bedrooms of America’s Young War Dead

Bedrooms of America’s Young War Dead

Bedrooms of America’s Young War Dead

Mayo Clinic: Health care bill a 'good step forward'

Reform Bill To Increase Medicaid Payments For Primary Care

Couldn't Neil Abercrombie (D-HI) have stayed in House long enough for this vote?

Couldn't Neil Abercrombie (D-HI) have stayed in House long enough for this vote?

Insurance companies and the parable of the Hamburger Stand.

Hannity’s Freedom Charity A 'Huge Scam’: Right Wing Blogger

Hannity’s Freedom Charity A 'Huge Scam’: Right Wing Blogger

Has anyone listened to the ads on right wing talk radio

Geeky as this sounds, I wanted to write Treasury Secretary Geithner a Letter of Support.

Geeky as this sounds, I wanted to write Treasury Secretary Geithner a Letter of Support.

Geeky as this sounds, I wanted to write Treasury Secretary Geithner a Letter of Support.

Weiner exposes republican "Doc Fix" hoax on house floor.

Weiner exposes republican "Doc Fix" hoax on house floor.

Blair's fight to keep his oil cash secret:

Help me design a drinking game for the House health care debate

white, black, asian, or other(list)

white, black, asian, or other(list)

Has the moran who tossed dollar bills at Dr. Robert Letcher been identified?

Remarkable Foresight from our President

DADT and Desegregation of the Armed Forces

DADT and Desegregation of the Armed Forces

Granny is right. They should be ashamed! n/t

So is the Public Option Through Reconciliation Letter to Reid no longer in play? nt

Yelp Lawsuits Allege Review Site Engaged In Extortion

Seeing the right wing hysterical meltdown is enough of a reason to pass this HCR bill

Warning *** Sexual Innuendo

I'm running for Democratic County Committee

Ominously For Ensign, Probe's Focus Appears To Shift To Possible Quid Pro Quo

President Obama, today, on pre-existing conditions

Bernanke footnote: Fed wants end to ‘minimum reserve requirements’

A Jonathan Humbert appreciation thread!

For your reference: the House roll call vote on the November HRC bill

For your reference: the House roll call vote on the November HRC bill

dupe

Just a Theory, I know, and I won't be offended if you disagree, but this Talking Point by the Repuke

Just a Theory, I know, and I won't be offended if you disagree, but this Talking Point by the Repuke

My Congressman, Bart Stupak, Has Neither a Uterus Nor a Brain ..a letter from Michael Moore

Didn't Bachmann call for RWers to cut their wrists if the health insurance reform bill passed, and

Moratorium on College Tuition

Man With Parkinson's Who Was Berated By Tea Partiers: 'I Embody The Controversy'

If Boehner Says So

for DUers who dig Jimi Hendrix

My Congressman, Bart Stupak, Has Neither a Uterus Nor a Brain ...a letter from Michael Moore

Arizona Drops Children’s Health Program

San Onofre gets more time to ward off radiological sabotage

Speaking of NCAA, Guess who's getting out of prison in 6 short months!

I think part of the frustration many of us feel is due to knowing things could be...

"Employees will only do what you inspect, not what you expect"

Dogs likely originated in the Middle East, new genetic data indicate

Dogs likely originated in the Middle East, new genetic data indicate

Dogs likely originated in the Middle East, new genetic data indicate

Good grief! The vote this weekend is just the House. It STILL has to pass the Senate again!

Arcane, Dude, you are in the PAPER!

Smells like desperation...GOP Leadership Pushed Memo Dems Say Is “Hoax”

Matlin on Colbert

Boehner told Fox News ... is that redundant? Or something? n/t

A Happy Meal still looks ‘fresh’ on its first birthday

What was that political index showing America's "center" trending rightward?

Christian Right leader: Lesbians in the US are getting Christians in Nigeria killed

Tomorrow is our JDRF walk. The thousands of kids with diabetes would never be able to get

In memory of Ted Kennedy, this bill MUST pass....

In memory of Ted Kennedy, this bill MUST pass....

'Birther Queen' Orly Taitz to Run for CA Sec. of State!

Detroit—a model for nationwide assault on public education

Adding the cost of the "medicare fix" to the HCR - More right wing lies and bullshit

My guys

Cramer: Health Care Passage 'Will Topple the Stock Market' Because Of Amnesty For Immigrants

Did anyone call their congressperson today?

School Suspensions Lead to Legal Challenge

The funny thing is that this Republican HCR bill will pass & Dems STILL get beat in '10

error delete please

So like did you know Christiane Amanpour is leaving CNN for ABC's "This Week"

If you're the most despised entity, how do you get what you want?

Rachel will be dealing with Ensign and the Ensign related

When Is The Last Time You Marched In Civil Protest?

Pelosi also confirms today that "pre-existing condition" clause is for children only.

White House extends status of Librarians in US

Dennis Kucinich is on Real Time right now

McCain, Lieberman's "Enemy Belligerent" Act Could Set U.S. On Path To Military Dictatorship

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF!!

"Collared wolves killed during predator control"

We're fast becoming like China- WAGE SLAVES.

Retired Steubenville prof putting health bill online

Holy shit

Bill Gates and Warren Buffet - town hall on cnbc about america and capitalism and other topics

Robb's theory on DU and Afghanistan

How does an Hourly employee become salary employee on min wage?

Burglar helps Washington police find him by using store's computer to log onto MySpace

The End-Game: It's Time for Al Pacino to Give the Dems a Pep Talk

And the repukes say about health care "NO No No No No...Nein Nein Nein Nein Nein!"

GRAPHIC! Animal abuse... too much lovin' and pettin'!

Was Chris Cillizza always a RW Tool or is this a recent development?

The health care bill and child abuse.

So is it going to be fixed? Or is the fix in?

What's the obsession we Dems have with "debunking" teh krazee..

Pelosi makes deal with Stupak

Mainstream reporters never contradicted Bush’s false WMD history to his face

Bullshit Alert: Now Steve King (R-IA) says it's blasphemy to vote on Sunday.

Friday LOL's - pics

Georgia congressidiot pushing theocracy.

Georgia congressidiot pushing theocracy.

GOP senator: Healthcare bill may cost immigration overhaul

VERY COOL -- How I Ran My Ad on Fox News

Ok, why the sudden need for "insurance welfare", or HCR, whatever you call it?

Here's one to celebrate. Thanks, Democrats.

I used to be in the Middle Class, but My View of my Stature has Changed

Court: Fed must disclose bailout records

Watch Anthony Weiner Smack Down Peggy Noonan On Health Care

Watch Anthony Weiner Smack Down Peggy Noonan On Health Care

DU is the BEST place to go on the Internets for HCR discussion

Fast forward to financial reform- here's the preface to the speech:

If we had Single Payer National Healthcare tomorrow, WHAT WOULD YOU DO?

Deadly Traps Target Police Officers In Calif. City

Mandates delayed until 2014, why do you think this is?

Lt. Dan Choi free; brought to court in leg shackles

Is Kucinich's support of health insurance reform based on wishful thinking and twisted logic?

I hope EVERYBODY entering the Capitol is checked for weapons.

They're baaaa-aaack

Bernie Sanders: Fight Republicans' Hypocrisy

Zillow.com is a joke.

Does everyone really agree that costs will go down?

Is it me?

If the NCAA tournament was decided by a team's academic performance . . .

Man kills kid, eats brain for epilepsy cure

I don't think I've ever witnessed

Oh, Sweet Jesus! Get Ready for The Ronald Reagan Centennial Celebration

Why Should I Join A Union?

Rep. Jason Altmire (D - 4th District PA) will not support HCR

Something kinda nice about us. . .

Students discover clawed dinosaur in China

Jon Stewart As Glenn Beck AN ABSOLUTE MUST-SEE

Revised CBO numbers say it HCR will INCREASE the debt after all

Revised CBO numbers say it HCR will INCREASE the debt after all

The Dutch government responds to Sheehan's wild accusations about gay links to Srebrenica massacre

Guardian UK: British Airways 'declares war' on union after talks fail

"The poll numbers started to turn around when Democratic leaders took a stand."

Seven Years of Waste, Fraud and Abuse

Seven Years of Waste, Fraud and Abuse

Help! Obama is having everyone call MY CONGRESSMAN for his crap HCR bill!!!

"Demon Pass" is Peggy Nooners little offering this morning.

O.K. Be Pissed At Me, But Read This About My Congressman From CNN

The guarantee that greed is the basis of what we call "capitalism" spells our doom as a society

ENOUGH! Putting Some Frequent HCR Myths To A Much Needed Rest

ENOUGH! Putting Some Frequent HCR Myths To A Much Needed Rest

Let Me See if I've Got This Straight

Obama lookalike

Chris Dodd's wife and derivatives trading

Remember Fulton, New York where we had 55" of snow right after Christmas?

HCR Will Pass.

How Many of You are Committed to Working for Improvements to the HCR Bill if it Passes?

Granddaughter of a slave becomes a prominent Federal Judge

Historians speak out against proposed Texas textbook changes

What the Congressional Budget office has figured out of HCR

AZ Rep Senate race McCain 48 Hayworth 41 Rasmussen

Nobody, and I mean nobody knows

Public Option Lives

California Workers Crushed by Toyota by Bob Herbert

A GOP politician and a multinational CEO with a simple proposal you will actually want to support

Turn Rachel On!

Lehman was warned -- accounting tricks possibly illegal

Screw you, you little prick from the DNC phone banks

Another Crazy Email Forward RE: A License Required to Sell Your HOUSE!

Another Crazy Email Forward RE: A License Required to Sell Your HOUSE!

Need this debunked ASAP: author just died: "7 reasons why Barack Obama is not a Christian"

Pit Bull attacks 76 year old woman

Oh Noes Sarah Palin Got Assaulted By Sam Donaldson’s Wig Maker!

Freepers going ballistic over Sean Hannity's wounded soldier scam

Do you live in a state where the legislature has passed or proposed an opt-out to HCR?

Ellen DeGeneres presents $30,000 scholarship to Mississippi lesbian in prom flap

So congress is six votes shy

For those that didn't see it: Morning Joe Charter School Debate Today & Next Thursday Show Debate

Mom of octuplets may lose home to foreclosure

By trolling conservative fringe sites, am I part of the problem?

Been thinking hard on this

OK seriously this is like the last scene in a Godfather movie.

Rahm Emanuel's assumption that progressives would support whatever the White House wanted vindicated

Somebody pinch me. I engaged in what ended up as truly civilized debate. In DU. In the GUNS forum!

Okay, Freepers, let's assume for just a moment that you DO secede...

California Bar Now Investigating Orly Taitz

We confronted John Yoo today at the University of Virginia.

We confronted John Yoo today at the University of Virginia.

Congress Distraught Over Fact That Not All Realize Their Contempt for Americans

Just Some Thoughts On Health Care Reform...

Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-MA) tells Ted Kennedy's widow "I'm a firm no"

My husband lost his job today

To politicians who put the whims of the financial elite ahead of the needs of working families:

I just adopted a rescue dog....

Do You Support UNIONIZED LABOR?

Health vote puts Matheson in tight spot

Ban on dropping people based on pre-existing conditions is effective 6 months after bill is enacted

Here's a little head clearing from Amy Goodman/Democracy Now! ---

Fact Sheet: Myths and the Truth About The Health Care Bill by Jane Hamsher

Fact Sheet: Myths and the Truth About The Health Care Bill by Jane Hamsher

Rep. Paul Broun Compares Health Care Reform To "The Great War Of Yankee Aggression"

"timeforpeace" (yeah, like they meant that) is no more. Thank you mods!

Pre-Existing Conditions

Time for Rebirth: The US Antiwar Movement is Grieving, Dreaming, Growing

Time for Rebirth: The US Antiwar Movement is Grieving, Dreaming, Growing

Ashcroft Can Be Held Accountable for Post-9/11 Wrongful Detention

What’s the Matter With Democrats?

Our whole economy is now based on who can trick other people out of their money

Toyota, sans technophobia and hype

Handy Health Care Reform Vote Tally on the New York Times website.

Have you sent in your Census yet?

There is no Left

POLL: Do you support the passing of current health reform legislation?

"Race may not even exist" - I've heard this a few times

Emotional Freedom Technique Helps Viet Nam Veteran Overcome PTSD

Check out Nashville Sarah

Do you support a mandate to purchase for profit health care insurance without

You thought berating the man with Parkinson's was bad . . .

Why you should Protest, March, or Vigil this weekend March 20th or 21st (place and time in MN)

9 years ago, spied on little ol' Peace Fresno had their 1st Rally in Valley..

The Republican meltdown if the healthcare legislation passes, will be epic.

The Republican meltdown if the healthcare legislation passes, will be epic.

Church of Scientology hires veteran journalists to investigate St. Pete Times.

NJ gov Christie cuts 820 million from public schools, attacks unions, praises charters.

General David Petraeus tipped as Republican 2012 presidential candidate

The Trillion Dollar Wealth Transfer (Health Reform Part 1 of 4)

Do you support UNIONIZED LABOR?

Do you support UNIONIZED LABOR?

This is who I am fighting for...

Taunted Parkinson's Victim has a doctorate in Nuclear Engineering from Cornell. Watch his response:

Taunted Parkinson's Victim has a doctorate in Nuclear Engineering from Cornell. Watch his response:

The President is no different than Bush/McCain & Fox and MSNBC are opposite ends of the spectrum

30 Million Reasons

GALLUP: Americans Expect Health Bill to Mainly Help Poor, Uninsured

President Obama to Make Final Pitch for Health Care at George Mason

You know when a conservative says Deem and Pass....

Question: The president will have to sign the bill after the House vote?

It's now an all out bliz for the next 2 days......

Is John Boccieri on his way to flip to YES?

...for an anti-tax group, "they don't know much about taxes."

The new plan really did fix the problems people here had on the excise tax

Joe Madison: There are currently 40 members UNDECIDED

Michael Steele: The CBO is lying!!!

TPMDC Reporters will be reporting LIVE from President Obama's healthcare rally in VA at 11:30ET

Who's bill did the CBO score?

Some here think its appropriate to display Obama in effigy

HCR Votes to spare?

Unofficial "I support HIR Regardless of How Bad it is" Thread

Health Justice is against this reform...

Washington Monthly's Steve Benen: Even More Cover for Pro-Life Dems

Why reform is desperately needed and the benefits to a majority of Americans

Another "Blue Dog" Flips! Boccieri (OH) now YES on health care reform.

Look at that crowd!!!

Anthony Weiner schooling Peggy Noonan on Morning Joe. And, Mika said she agreed with him!

We are about to take a victory lap!

Murphy yes; and Kaptur leaning yes

Sirota: What's the Matter with Demorcrats?

Does anybody think that Pelosi would have had such a huge smile and scheduled a vote

White House Health Care Talking Points

Titus stays a yes

32,000,000

Rep Boccieri Flips to Yes!

Must Read from the San Francisco Chronicle: This is Nancy Pelosi's Moment

"BREAKING: Dems offer largest deficit-reduction bill since '93 " (Where's the media?)

Dem whip deadline 2 p.m. today

Tweety failed to clearly debate the president of Americans for Prosperity

Howard Dean: "A lot of important things in this bill that will make it worth passing."

So now that the CBO has determined the "HCR" bill lowers the deficit, we can expect Teabaggers to

Video of Obama's VA rally...

Just got home from the Rally at GMU. If that does not fire you up

Kaiser poll shows uptick in support for health reform, 46 to 42 in favor.

I really like Adam Smith. Would love to see him in the Senate someday

My prediction: Stupak caves.

Hm...we sure it's not 2008?

Courtney Is A Yes - 2:08 pm

*** HEDZ UP **** President is speaking at George Mason U!

Does it seem like we were 5votes away 10 yes votes ago. How long are we going to be 5 votes away?

Prospects improving for Democrats - 3 more have committed to voting YES.

Breaking NOW: Stupak on MSNBC in a few minutes

DeFazio a NO vote

All right, just pass the Damn Bill -- But this Vichy Democrat Shit has to stop

It's shaping up to be a great weekend here in Washington.

Our President has clarified his policy...

Rep. Diaz-Balart (Florida-R) a major jerk on MSNBC

Boom! SEIU To Yank Support For Arcuri, Will Search For Challenger

Wonderful pics of POTUS at George Mason today.

Narcisse won’t file for Democratic primary

Balfour out of Ga. House race

Arizona exec. eyes McCain challenge

Two Conservative Dems Swing "Yes"[Huffinfron Poar}

Gallup: Democrats think the HCR bill helps almost everyone...

Will HCR go to 60% after passage?

1955: "Fluorinated Drinking Water is COMMUNISM!"

GOP circulates phony memo (via Politico / Drudge) in order to try to bring down health care bill.

What do you feel about how the admin has treated the young activists whose work elected it?

Okay the REpublicans on MSNBC are killing me.

CBO Was Definitive Word on GOP’s Health Care Reforms

"Progressive" holdouts, how do you respond to the following?:

Kilroy says yes!

Michael Smerconish doing Hardball WTF!!!!

Randy Rhodes: The latest GOP talking point is REPARATIONS!!!!!!

More petty bullshit in the house

Afghan TV Gets Illegal Taste of Female Flesh

An open letter to Tavis Smiley

Dems head to White House Sat.

My Rep is on board, how about yours?

Killing this thread

When will it be Acknowledged that our Ideology is the Problem? Capitalism vs Corporatism

Scott Murphy: No to yes!!

Do not meet with him

Keep Track of Expected Votes on the Health Care Bill with NYT's Interactive Whip Count

if your in FL-24 please call Rep. Suzanne M. Kosmas D-FL-24

Reid to introduce PUBLIC OPTION soon

handsoffmyhealthcare

The boy that cried wolf and the republican party.

Ellsworth yes; and Kosmas flips!

HA!

As Gabby Green would say....

Nate Silver Says....

Political narratives.

Another "Blue Dog" - - Allen Boyd (FL) - - flips from No to Yes on Health Care Bill

Paul Krugman: Why We Reform

BREAKING: Dems appear to reach magic 216 vote number (FauxNews)

AP: End In Sight, Health Care Battle Tilts Obama's Way

How much money is being passed in brown envelopes to the Democrats who are voting "No" to

Democrats Accuse GOP of Distributing ‘Hoax’ Memo - "Opponents...stoop to acts of desperation..."

Dominos: Democratic Health Care Skeptics Fall Into Line For Reform

Omg - deja vu....Remember when O trickled out all those SuperDelegate Endorsements?

NYT Yes 202 Nos 203 (216 needed to pass)

A Brief Guide to This Weekend's Health Care Vote

Photos: One More for the Road (The Obama Presidency, Days 423 & 424)

Harry Teague is a No vote

Harry Teague is a No vote

Prediction: Stupak and his 'list' will fall in line and vote for the bill

FOX is airing an anti-Obama documentary on Sunday?

Scott Murphy (NY) flips from NO to YES.

Confronting the horrors of Iraq’s graves on the Anniversary...

Inflation

Despite all those lying about elements of this bill, talking as if it doesn't help anyone,

.

"Pro-choice female Dems are shuttling in and out of Pelosi's office and they won't say why."

Rep. Broun Deserves an Official Rebuke

Etheridge is a YES!! (D-NC 2nd District)

Obama and Clinton's 'good rapport'

A Man Walked into a Bar

OMFG is stupak a putz

I still don't get it. Tell me again why filibuster is so bad?

How much pressure has the GOP placed on Gao this time. Recall that he was the only repub to vote

Harry Mitchell is a YES!

"Wall Street, Obama Parting Ways"

I support this bill. nt

Michael Moore" "If Stupak were truly pro-life then he'd vote for this bill."

rethugs will pay a price for voting no

Will the teabaggers come out in opposition to the financial regulations bill??

President Obama: "The need is great. The opportunity is here. And the time for reform is now."

A Stupak Deal?

Did progressives win anything in the health reform negotiation process?

POLL: Israelis 'Overwhelmingly' Favor Obama, Mixed On Netanyahu

Eugene Robinson: ‘Kumbaya’ No More

AN Odd thought... I wonder if Mike Castle could be flipped.on HCR

AMA Supports The Bill

Reid Promises Separate Public Option Vote In Next Few Months

AARP Supports Health Insurance Reform Legislation Before Congress

"Starting this year Americans with pre-existing conditions will be able to purchase health ins."

"Stupak and other pro-life Dems hold a press conference Saturday morning"

Do HCR opponents think we supporters are only motivated by politics?

Joe Klein: Right-Wing Nervous Breakdown

Shuler NC 11 is a NO

Does anyone know how many more votes to get to 216?

I shouldn't HAVE to say this, but I will: I hope the bill passes

Why Not Call it Progress?

Rope-a-Dope

Dear Mr. President

"... don't ever, ever call Obama a wimp."

Just did an interval run.

The High Road

Re-Hooked! Flashforward...

Holy shit! Colbert just destroyed Mary Matalin!

******************** FELDSPAR APPRECIATION THREAD ********************

The toenail on my big toe just grew an inch over a week.

Would you cheat on someone with Sandra Bullock?

Would you cheat on your significant other with a third person because of Sandra Bullock?

Guys: Would YOU Never Mind The Bollocks?

CNN BREAKING: Minority Leader John Boehner steps down, to be replaced by stripe-assed baboon

Would Robert Pattinson cheat on Sandra Bullock because of YOU?

Did everyone have a fun St Patty's Day?

Biomechanical Hannity takes time out from screwing veterans up the ass to bring you this message:

******************** ESSENTIAL TRACE ELEMENT MOLYBDENUM APPRECIATION THREAD ********************

Going to see Cheap Trick tonight!

Best hotel ever?

So, I lost two sweet sixteen teams last night....

Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation now showing on Netflix, I haven't seen this move in a long time.

Jesus Christ...are we all cool with the sexual innuendos?

WVU v. Morgan State on NOW!

Jesus Christ...do you think you can all cool it with the sexual innuendos?

Question from my boss - (I know the lounge would know the answer)

Robert Pattinson has not aged well, this is a shame

I TOLD YOU TO STOP MAKING YOUR SHOES ALL SPARKY.

I'm seeing the jazz pianist Hiromi tonight

Hmmm, Yummy

I'm stunted....my ability to trust is stunted, for many reasons.

sick of soup, sick of being indoors, sick of being sick

You know that "Stubborn Donkey" method of arguing?

Boxes of ipads fly off the shelves

headcold pool... how many boxes of kleenex?

I really really tried this year, but I am on the bottom of the NCAA brackets again

Should I be a DU mod?

OMG! I'M KENYAN!

Sometimes, a caption would only spoil the sublime beauty of the moment

*sigh* What has happened to common friendliness and goodwill?

Who sings that song that goes "baby I love you" and then goes "oh baby na na na na na na naaaa"?

Dave Chappelle- Sesame Street

Bullock's husband's mistress tells people the "W" stands for "white" and the "P" stands for "power"

I know someone mentioned this before

BeagleQuest 2010: Our Beagle arrives in April!!!

I thought I was terminally ill Tuesday morning and I was planning on suing Arby's

Devo flow chart

Where the hell is the Ringworld movie?

"baked" is really very apt description

Greatest fears that never came true.

TZ is heading up to Jersey in a couple of hours. What music do you think she'll be listening to?

Great news for Rolling Stones fans! (We're talking the REAL Deal here)

Anyone watch Daily Show last night? I am still in awe on how good the first segment was

AAARRRGGGHHHH!!!!! *(#!%$@^%^&!!!!!

Momma Mia! I'm embarrassed

Great video- Dog and Fawn playing soccer

Great video- Dog and Fawn playing soccer

Weirdus Maximus

Samsung Rouge

Unbroken chain...of sorrow and pearls.

Question about prescription plans

Jephté Guillaume - The Prayer

A project for you Loungers. A challenge, if you will....(involving NARWHALS!)

Let the Right One In. At best, a solid B+

Let the Right One In. At best, a solid B+

Why do you keep your windows open so everyone can see into your house?

I need to wake up in 3 hours so I can be at work in 5 hours. GOODNIGHT, DU!

Friday night C&W for liberals: a song written by Billy Joe Shavers

GREAT same-sex remake of a Taylor Swift video

RANT: I'm sorry, but I will NOT let some anonymous people on a message board affect my self worth.

I have PROOF POSITIVE that HopeHoops is indeed Chuggo!!!

Palin Asking for Over $1M Per Episode for Reality Show, Report Says

Good & Plenty candies. Are they actually GOOD, and are there actually PLENTY?

Why dogs are better than children: Reason #24

If you needed reminding...

Court Rules Against Anna Nicole Smith’s Estate

NCAA Tournament Thread -- Day Two

Do you still kiss

Those beer commercials that make men look like bufoons....

Palin vs Ellie Mae Clampett

I have PROOF POSITIVE that HopeHoops is indeed Rick Astley!!!

I was unappreciated at The Home Depot today.

Weirdest show ever on PBS! The Natural Hist of the Chicken!

How the fuck did I ever get laid without Axe....

Have a pint!!!

Temps today were in the mid-70's and tomorrow is the first day of spring.

Are you the youngest child in your family? Then sound off!

When I go out for/make BBQ, I look forward most to....

Legal question - need advice if anyone knows

One of the world's greatest rock bands, is *NOT* in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame!

Instrumentals: Because lyrics are so overrated.

Baseball is the sport America wants to be. Football is the sport America is.

I'm going to tell you a secret. Don't let it get around too much.

So who "invented" the treated drum track? Bowie or Funkadelic?

I'm guessing the food here probably sucks.

My song in memory of my brother, Jeffrey. July 6, 1954 - March 19, 1991

They Are Starting To Regret This

Obama effigy hung at RI school with fired teachers

Does a guy who bashes "the left" on Fox News DESERVE our party's nomination in 2012?

Who will NOT be helped by this reform bill?

Retired US general links Srebrenica fall to gays in Dutch army

Hannity Freedom Concerts A 'Scam,' Blogger Says

End of ACORN?

Ashford sees abortion epidemic

Attack ad against health bill uses Democrat's young daughters.

Cracks appear in abortion front against healthcare reform

Merrill Lynch Warned Regulators About Lehman

Science briefing: Kindness and social forces

Ohio Democrat switches to 'yes' on health care

SEIU To Yank Support For Arcuri (Voting No On HCR) Will Search For Challenger

Progressive Groups, Labor On Hand To Support Obama

US Rep. Lynch faces three challengers

Ex-senator in Colombia gets nine years for ties to paramilitary -US- named terrorist organization)

Baird (Canada) plans to make Toyota papers public (looking into Toyota being charged criminally)

Defense official says Afghan program was authorized (Michael Furlong )

India seeks US investment to form manufacturing hub

Anti-abortion Democrats working on a vote deal with Senate on bill

Court: Fed must disclose bailout records

Detroit Medical Center expected to announce sale to Vanguard Health (a for-profit corp)

Russians Give Message to U.S. Generals in Afghanistan: Bribe the Taliban

Ellen (DeGeneres) presents $30K to Miss. lesbian in prom flap

AARP Statement on Historic Health Insurance Reform Package

EU food labels may get traffic-light treatment

Palin Asking for Over $1M Per Episode for Reality Show, Report Says

A deal is a deal: U.S. will buy prison even if it won’t hold terror suspects

A deal is a deal: U.S. will buy prison even if it won’t hold terror suspects

Colombia campaigner's death sparks investigation call (3rd largest US aid recipient, Colombia)

Dismantling of Saudi-CIA Web site illustrates need for clearer cyberwar policies

President Obama rallies support for final health care votes

Regulators Shut Banks in Delaware, Ohio and Georgia

Rep. Jason Altmire (D - 4th District PA) will not support HCR

Mom of octuplets may lose home to foreclosure

Choi and Pietrangelo Plead Not Guilty

Public Option Lives

Clinton Calls Israel’s Moves to Ease Tension ‘Useful’

Court Rules Against Anna Nicole Smith’s Estate

Report: Obama, Netanyahu to meet in U.S. on Tuesday

US citizen David Headley admits role in Mumbai attacks

Kosmas is a yes

World's slums grow despite rapid economy growth: U.N.

Arizona Drops Children’s Health Program

Colombia rejects U.S. extradition request

Heavy rains swamp Haiti’s homeless camps

Appeals Court Rules Fed Must Release Loan Reports

Toyota used its 'game plan' to escape a major early recall (07)

Number of People Living on New York Streets Soars

Nuns Back Bill Amid Broad Rift Over Whether It Limits Abortion Enough

End in sight, health care battle tilts Obama's way

(Condi) Rice regrets how US prioritized rebuilding in Iraq

Pelosi: Dems have 'scrubbed' health bill for Senate passage

States take aim to block healthcare plan

Comcast spent $3.5 million lobbying in 4th quarter

U.S. FDIC shuts down 7 banks, 2010 total now 37

Republicans Plot Ways to Nullify Bill

Judge slams WTC proposed settlement, orders new deal

Federal Reserve Must Disclose Bank Bailout Records

California Bar Now Investigating Orly Taitz

Virginia warns wife of Justice Clarence Thomas her group is violating law

Ashcroft Can Be Held Accountable for Post-9/11 Wrongful Detention

White House extends status of Liberians in US

Goldman executives get big 2009 fund payouts

Relax visa norms for Indian professionals: India to US

Sanders drops ("postpones") push for public option

Memogate: 'Document Fix' Memo FAKE? Health Care Memo Spread By Media and GOP Called 'Hoax'

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Friday March 19

Gunmen block roads in Mexico's drug-plagued north

Glenn Beck, (US Rep) Steve King: Health Care Bill Vote (on Sunday) an Affront to God

Bolivian who captured 'Che' wanted for questioning

AMA (& AARP) Supports House Passage of Health System Reform

Malcolm X assassin granted parole in New York

Castro supporters heckle 'Ladies in White' protesters

Senators draft plan to rework U.S. immigration policy

Hardball: Americans for Prosperity Pres. Tim Phillips called out on ethics, rhetoric and motive

Young Turks: Fruit/Veggies To Replace Movie Theater Popcorn?

Democratic Incrementalism Explained

'Collapse' Clip - Food

Democracy Now! Dennis Kucinich and Ralph Nader: A Discussion on Health Care, Politics and Reform

A Mother's Open Appeal to Congressman Lipinski

Glenn Beck Is a Complete Ass

Papantonio: The

GOP: The New Legion of Doom

Sugar: The Bitter Truth

Bret Baier Interviewing Obama Vs. Bret Baier Interviewing Bush

Jefferson out, Calivin in, Liberalism out, Neoconism in

Tanner: Untrue Total Fabrication This Institution Is Bigger & Better Than Either Political Party

Raging Grannies' Song Slams Citizens United Ruling - "Granny D" Lives On...

MSNBC's Rachel Maddow - Reverend Dr. Welton Gaddy: suspicious of Bart Stupak's audacity

Awesome - Health Reform by the Numbers

TYT: Why The Proposed Financial Reform Sucks

Liberalviewer: Fox News Speaks for Majority on Health Care Reform?

TYT: The Game Of Death - Controversial TV Show (Video)

OUT OF CONTROL: Health Insurance Rates Up 39, 60, Even 70%

The Real News Network: The unions and Obama

Targeted By Tea Party Brown Shirts: Parkinson's Hero Speaks

Weiner: Not to cloud this debate with facts Medicare For All

Democracy Now! Rep. Alan Grayson’s “Medicare You Can Buy Into Act” Attracts 50 Co-Sponsors

Court Rules Fed Must Disclose Bank Bailout Records

Michael Moore's 'Capitalism: A Love Story' DVD Extra Preview - Union Cab of Madison

ANTHONY WEINER vs Rep. Garrett (R) vs Feisty 'Hot' Local NY Reporter - 'Stop believing the lies..'

ANTHONY WEINER: 'You will NOT have Social Security under the Republican Plan...'

GOP Congressmen Admit Most Republicans Think Iraq War Was a Mistake

Obama: Help Me Finish The Fight YES WE CAN!

Big Government Healthcare PSA

Wow! Charlottesville Mayor Dave Norris at John Yoo protest

Rep. Broun (Redneck-GA) Calls The Civil War "The Great War Of Yankee Aggression"

Majority Rules (new from Mark Fiore)

ANTHONY WEINER & HOWARD DEAN vs Peggy Noonan (Morning Joe) - 'Will you stop with your tangent...'

Twisted teabaggers

The Bullshit News of CNN - the Onion nails it!

Germany's free car scheme

John Yoo: President Can Nuke US Cities

ANTHONY WEINER Rips Apart Garrett for Reading Fake Memo & Refusing to tell the Source

Take That, GOP!

Jon Stewart Tears Glenn Beck's World Apart!

Lt Dan Choi speaks out after his arrest - BRILLIANT!

Republican Gets Why Health Care Reform Needed !

THE TEA PARTY & THE CIRCUS - Final Healthcare Reform Protest

Teabaggers harass man with Parkinson's

Twisting History in Texas

Hard Days

Rampant patriotism breaches on America's Right

Time for Rebirth: The US Antiwar Movement is Grieving, Dreaming, Growing

How Many Mexican Drug War Deaths Can We Attribute to U.S. Pot Laws?

Catholic Hospitals Support Health Care Bill

McCain and Lieberman's "Enemy Belligerent" Act Could Set U.S. on Path to Military Dictatorship

Repubs histrionics about an imaginary subterfuge: "deem and pass"

David Sirota: What's the Matter with Demorcrats?

Newsweek: A Third Muslim-World War?

US Bases in Colombia Rattle the Region

Health Care reform Needs Media Reform

What "Pro-Life" Really Means

'Soul Of A Citizen' Excerpt: Taking Money Out Of Politics: A Grassroots Effort For Clean Elections

Hightower: Two Right-Wing Billionaire Brothers Are Remaking America for Their Own Benefit

Health Care Overhaul Fight Exposes Catholic Rift

Jon Stewart-Glenn Beck Parody

Man With Parkinson's Who Was Berated By Tea Partiers: 'I Embody The Controversy' (VIDEO)

Census Forms To Be Modeled After 'NCAA-Style Brackets'

Hacker Disables More Than 100 Cars Remotely

Jesus Inc - "The Word of Gawd"

Republicans Deny American Children Health Care Coverage

Friday Talking Points (116) -- Is It Sausage Yet?

Pete Seeger...Where Have All the Flowers Gone/Progressive Anniversary of Iraq Invasion...

Jim Hightower: Two Right-Wing Billionaire Brothers Are Remaking America for Their Own Benefit

Robert Jensen: What White People Fear

How Barack Beat Bibi

Weekend Economists Spring into the IMF March 19-21, 2010

Sheriff Joe Arpaio challenges march in Washington with largest crackdown on undocumented in Arizona

Louis Farrakhan Puts His Anti-Semitism On Full Display; Deepens Conspiracy Theories About Jews

Carroll Quigley: Our Tragedy and Their Hope

Portland based EcoTrust unveils carbon credits from Olympic forest

Drumbeat: March 19, 2010

ODAC Newsletter - Mar 19

Petroleum Demand Lessons from the Late 1970s

Estimating Ethanol Yields from CRP Croplands

Most Federal Actions to Protect Endangered Fishes in California Bay-Delta "Scientifically Justified"

Perils of plastics: risks to human health and the environment

BBC: Hydrogen ferry trial considered for Bristol Harbour

Delaware business: Hydrogen station expected in Claymont

GM's hydrogen fuel-cell fleet holds up in crashes

Giving Plastic Solar Cells an Energy Boost

EPA, DOE Announce New Steps to Strengthen ENERGY STAR

State research looks at cup plant as potential new biomass or carbon storage crop

Russia firm on Bushehr plant (Iran)

EPA Initiates Hydraulic Fracturing Study: Agency seeks input from Science Advisory Board

Increasing Yield from Gasification - A new process can make more fuel from biomass.

Entergy gets security upgrade extension (for nuclear plant)

Nuclear Power Plants Vulnerable to Attack, Former CIA Officer Says

Amargosa Valley Residents Fight a German Plan to Cover 4,350 acres of desert with parabolic mirrors.

Ice almost out at Lake Auburn (global warming, Maine)

What the nuclear revival is really all about - market share...

Making the UK's energy systems fit for 2050-Generating the Future A report on UK energy systems...

Pesticide chlorpyrifos is linked to childhood developmental delays

Davis-Besse scrutinized: Team seeks lessons in power plant's relapse

CPS OKs new South Texas reactor agreement with NRG

Texas finds way to hide from Kentucky

Loving my Pitt Panthers - they woke up after a slow start and are on the hunt!

Too funny! Many political messages are on the Yahoo Tourney board.

Cornell wins

WVU v. Morgan State on first, 12: 15 edt.

Almost had a heart attack...and broke my hand punching a window

Vin Scully sent to hospital after minor tumble

Nice choke, Supremo! How about them Wake Forest Boys!

Where are MadinMaryland's picks???

NCAA Wrestling Tournament Interviews

I hurt my Aunt's feelings trying to make a NCAA Bracket joke

Response to "The Cove"

Ex-senator in Colombia gets nine years for ties to paramilitary

Google to add Maya, Nahuatl languages to search engine

Heavy rains swamp Haiti’s homeless camps

Judge orders release of 16 more 'false positives' suspects

Bogota murder rate on the rise

Ecuador fails to reach financing agreement with China

Brit MEP on Castro dicktatership

Freedom Schooner Amistad Visits Cuba Next Week

In Haiti, Mental Health System Is in Collapse

Supreme Court will not try ex-general in paramilitary case

Worldwide Condemnation of anti-Cuba Media Campaign

Colombian ambassador walks out on OAS meeting

Bolivian who captured 'Che' wanted for questioning

Colombia campaigner's death sparks investigation call

Public Transport Strike Scheduled for Monday in Caracas

US Bases in Colombia Rattle the Region

Quartet urges Israeli settlement freeze

Obama...perfect enemy of the good

Persecuting Mazin Qumsiyeh

Gaza rocket strikes south Israel for fifth time in 24 hours

Report: Obama, Netanyahu to meet in U.S. on Tuesday

Who Will Make Peace When Palestinians Are Divided?

Let Mohammed Omer be heard

IDF vs. democracy and freedom of speech

Rattling the Cage: Obama, it's about time

Think-Tanker Suggests Linkage Between Health Care And Israel Policy

U.S. imposes sanctions on Gaza institutions over Hamas links

Lieberman on Quartet call: You can't make artificial peace

Today in Labor History Mar 19 claimed its goal was "to preserve and perpetuate individual freedom,"

More than 12,000 Minnesota nurses begin contract negotiations

AFSCME’s GOP First Aid Kit (Glenn Beck tongue depressor, McCain eye drops, more)

AFSCME Leads AFL-CIO in Growth for 2009

Report: Israeli settlers uproot 25 olive trees near Nablus

My, but we have been busy, haven't we?

Hey, do you want to see frantic use of shovels?

General Sheehan LIES

I think it's amazing to see someone sacrifice his career for the greater good.

(USMC Gen.) Sheehan: Gays weakened European militaries (xpost from GD)

MEET OTIS McDONALD (Plaintiff in McDonald vs. Chicago)

"Fairbanks gun-rights advocate arrested on weapons charge"

Indiana Governor signs "take your gun to work" bill ...

Killer teen jailed 12 years for murder of chef Daniel Owen (Australia - No guns = No safety)

Eight home invasions in less than a year.

"Anchorage man kills neighbor's Chihuahua with shotgun"

guns in national parks....

BOOK REVIEW, Chapters 1 & 2 of David Hemenway "Private Guns - Public Health"

Dinner

Streamers

Scanning medium (or larger) format negatives

Royal Gorge, Colorado

Velociraptor's cousin discovered

Scientists find turbulence in Saturn's rings

Scientifically speaking: Is thought aware of itself ?

Grigoriy Perelman wins Millennium Prize for Resolution of the Poincare Conjecture

Evidence for life on Mars may be staring us in the face (Follow The Sulfur)

I think McDonald will mean the end of "may issue" laws and I am glad of it.

First steps...

Look what I stumbled upon: Vision 2100

Okay, what the *#$&^@ with this weekend?

Please, emergency light and prayers needed.

Need prayers for my son, please help

A Psychic Prediction Comes Through

Crossroads: How often do you wonder about things that never were?

hmm ... newer RW talking point about HCR could conceivably disqualify the RWers from HC ...

Insurance salesman.

XPost - Perils of plastics: risks to human health and the environment

Religion On Dinosaurs..

Xpost - Pesticide chlorpyrifos is linked to childhood developmental delays

Parents getting kids involved in church should agree their child may be molested.

Johann Hari: The Pope, the Prophet, and the religious support for evil.

EPA to Increase Restrictions on Flea and Tick Products Cautions consumers to use products with ...

On respect

Acupuncture Transmitted Infections Are Underdiagnosed, Experts Call For Infection Control Guidelines

What it's Like to be an Atheist (if anyone really cares)

Congressman Grayson Demands Release of AIG Emails

"Free Trade can only be imposed by a strong, authoritarian state"

China: the coming costs of a superbubble

Greenspan Returns

"if banks really accounted for all the losses in the home loan market, they'd all be insolvent. "

Concocting a Cure for Kids With Issues

Science can find little evidence for alternative therapies

Anybody doing a Spring Equinox Fast?

Any ESL/ESOL teachers out there?

Susan Jacoby: One Classroom, From Sea to Shining Sea

School Suspensions Lead to Legal Challenge

In Hard Times, Lured Into Trade School and Debt

NYT: School Suspensions Lead to Legal Challenge (North Carolina Supreme Court case)

You reach that moral line, that moral tipping point

Diane Ravitch: How testing and choice are undermining education (video link)

florida expanding jebbie's vouchers/tax credit system

Some Beautiful Words for Demoralized Teachers

Thomas Paine who?

Lunchroom monitor screams "shut-up" at a 1st grader! Should I do anything?

obama's NCLB 2.0: testing in every grade. whoopee!

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