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Archives: April 17, 2010

This Week's Adventures in Law Enforcement: Child Endangerment Edition

Insurance Question

Google down? If so, is it the end of the world?

How long can this go on

Calling DUers "luddites, morons, anti-science..."

KOs got great program starting with Clinton on loony Bachmann

Goldman charged with fraud. Blackwater guys indicted. ::yawn::

U.S. Census Purchases Its Promotional Materials from Overseas Manufacturers:

Microsoft Supplier in China Forces Teens to Work in Sweatshop Conditions:

BANK....BUST....FRIDAY !!!!..... Cross-Country Edition....(UPDATED)

I'm heading to the Minnesota 4th Congressional District Convention

WikiLeaks Video - The Greater Horror

Looks like that RW story about 'liberals beating up' a couple of Jindal supporters just fell apart

The case for socialism

Cable News Silent When Democrats Win Off-year Elections

Cable News Silent When Democrats Win Off-year Elections

Evil clown being hired by parents to threaten, stalk, & pie kids as bday treat

Remember the "don't bomb the moon" panc? How long before "Don't NUKE Mars".

Health Insurers' Fast Food Holdings Raise Flag

Toon: "Unhand me..."

Golfing with thieves

I'm feeling good for November

I'm feeling good for November

Willie Nelson On larry king! Looks Good!

Goldman Sachs - Guilty Verdict?

Robert Reich: HCR A Very Conservative Piece of Legislation, Bldg on Republican (Nixon) Foundation:

Owner gets cat back after pet makes 1,300-mile journey

Newsweek on Goldman: Goldman vs. Its Clients

Goldman Sachs Said to Have Been Warned of SEC Suit

Playground Jail Removed After Bed-Stuy Parents Fume

does anyone notice something wrong about the Blackwater indictment

The Law;

Dogfighting sentence: 6 months

Editing FAIL

Caster Semenya Cleared To Return To Competition

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF!!

Nancy Mary Sage, baby critically injured in 1906 San Francisco earthquake, dies at 105

Las Vegas Review-Journal editor wants to outlaw women voting.

Minnesota Timberwolves owner pays $10,000 for Bachmann-Palin photo op

SEC sues Goldman Sachs for fraud. Morgenson, Coffee, Ingrassia, Farzad discuss - Charlie Rose 2night

I kinda disagree with the Big Dawg

NPR: Groups say "Health Law Rolls Back Abortion Rights"


Judge strikes down adoption ban

Hung, On The Cross

Mary Mary quite contrary, is actally about our leaders who tortured in the past.

Rachel I love you but Zero a sight

Voucher cap is reached

U.S. States Face ‘Staggered’ Recovery, Pew Center’s Urahn Says

Danny Glover Arrested In A Protest

Pelosi to music industry: 'You have an army of advocates' in Congress

If Your Business Picked Up Or You Are Doing Well In This Economy, What is Your Job? TY

Degradation of the Far Right's logic and common sense over the years


WaPo: Gene Weingarten's memo to the Texas Board of Education

Referee throws out case against Sylvia Young

Massey drove up production prior to West Virginia mine disaster

Andrew Bacevich is a "favorite true conservative." Why?

Man flips off cops, gets $4000

Kim Komenich, San Jose State Professor, Halts Bank Robbery with a Hug

Kim Komenich, San Jose State Professor, Halts Bank Robbery with a Hug

Why Did Fox Blink in Hannity Tea Party Shakedown?

Sen. Scott Brown To Meet With Undocumented Students

Toon on Goldman Sacks

Freepers, of course, are defending Blackwater's Gary Jackson

Now Toyota vans reported to have problems.

Since we call the right crazies wingnuts, can we call the teabaggers nutsacks?

Gay visitation order shows how Obama brings big change with small actions

Laura Bush Book Cover: Scariest Author Photo Ever? (HuffPO)

Photos: Blogger channels Palin & Bachmann through Lucy & Ethel..."Mooseameatateabaggin"

Bill Moyers Journal on the Reforms to the Big Banks

The Roots of Stalin in the Tea Party Movement

Goldman Sachs’s ‘Fabulous Fab’ Loses Bet He’s Sole ‘Survivor’ -background on Fabrice Pierre Tourre

Icelandic Eruptions May Disrupt European Air Traffic for Months

Gotta love Bill Maher putting this whole russian kid sent back home thing into perspective

From Eugene Cullen Kennedy: Practiced Catholics

From Eugene Cullen Kennedy: Practiced Catholics

Stories by stranded travelers - a peek into our interconnectedness

Bill Clinton should be the icon for the teabaggers.

Bill Clinton should be the icon for the teabaggers.

*tick* 48 .. *tick* 49 ... (Cloture votes forced this Senate term)

Intentionally design a car with faulty brakes...

Dead Children Never Leave Us (Thoughts on Creation, capitalism and loss)

Selling Olvera Street out to the highest bidder?

When will Iceland's volcanic ash reach the USA?

Report: Insurers Shifting Costs to Avoid Healthcare Laws

Scott Brown to commit SINGLE GREATEST SIN in eyes of freeps (will meet with immigrants’ advocate)

Sacramento judge sentences medical pot traveler to jail

Can Money Worries Damage Your Heart? (video)

Bishop Norman McFarland of Orange County dies

Prediction: Iceland Volcano will "prove" Climate Change a hoax.

Prediction: Iceland Volcano will "prove" Climate Change a hoax.

Man arrested in Marysville for trying to make citizen's arrest

Think of all the fuel that is being saved in Europe - will oil prices drop?

The Roots of Stalin in the Tea Party Movement

SEE! first that Obama changes visitation rules and now *this*

Alan Greenspan and the Financial meltdown

City of Newburgh (NY!) removes rebel flag from work site

City of Newburgh (NY!) removes rebel flag from work site

SERIOUS versus DELIRIOUS (President Clinton has the right wing pegged exactly)

SERIOUS versus DELIRIOUS (President Clinton has the right wing pegged exactly)

How come GEM$NBC is covering the

More Shades of the Taliban: School Bells Banned in Somalia for Being Too Christian

Ice cap thaw may awaken Icelandic volcanoes

Gentle Been pays it forward - injured dog plays dad for kittens

Israel Unveils World’s Largest Drone…the Size of a 737

Ever hear of the 'Sovereign People’s Court of Las Vegas' before?

Wow! Fox "Business News" delivers the real story

VIDEO: "Michigan Palin Supporter" - "she has far more experience than the dufus in the White House"

What the hell has happened with this crazy Republican Party??

USDA Inspector General: meat supply routinely tainted with harmful residues

Are Congressional Districts with Prisons Overrepresented?

Infighting has broken out among the teabaggers.

Tennessee cleanup sends coal ash, anxiety, to Alabama site

Tennessee cleanup sends coal ash, anxiety, to Alabama site

dumb question-will the Icelandic ash cloud migrate to the United States?

does the volcano clouds stop trains and trucks too? not that I've heard

Ever wonder why Chicago became and stayed such a firmly Democratic city for all these years?

More genius Teabaggers......

Good News! Dick Morris predicts massive landslide for Repukes in Nov

AR Judge overturns law banning unmarried couples living together from adopting/fostering children.

Okay: No more George Belling!

North Korea Suspected In Blast That Sank South Korean Warship

Tucker Carlson: Liberals have a problem with Michele Bachmann because she's "effective"

Eric Cantor wants YOU to TAKE ACTION in November, "for our kids and grandkids." Vote Republican.

WRKO suspends right-wing talker Howie Carr for barbs against station

Freeper altruism.

Woman must remove mural of sunflower


Idea, Palin's career referred to as a late term abortion.

States that cry "SOVEREIGNTY" shouldn't have hands reaching out for Fed Gov't funds.

Does the RW have anything even remotely comparable to this?

When volcanic ash gets you down........

Who comes to mind first when you hear the word "BIMBA"?

doesn't the ash cloud present a national security nightmare?

equal time for traditional public school scandals.

Rimjob's begging for money again

Quelle surprise !!!!.....Pope's approval ratings take a beating

Infiltrators Exposed at Tax Day Tea Party - MN State Capitol

sometimes you gotta LOVE teabagging hate (photos)

Jaime Escalante's (Stand and Deliver) casket was put in his old classroom this morning

Best pic of local teabagger rally (Springfield, Ma)

President Obama, Canadian PM cancel trip to Poland..

Goldman tells shareholders reforms will help its bottom line

Jim Cramer Insulted By Sylvian Raynes On CNBC, Erin Burnett Kicks Raynes Off Show (VIDEO)

Our "Good (Then Bad) Negro" Complex

Lawmakers announce initiative to increase diversity on Capitol Hill

A truly incredible and touching interview with Michael J. Fox

United Health CEO reaps nearly $100 million from stock options

Lawmakers (Rep. John Conyers) ask FBI director to end abuses over records

Who knew Sen. Leahy is Italian???

Infiltrator - pic

Ohio NPR (Kent State): New problems at Ohio nuclear plant are unexpected

Another TOON, and a TUMBLR....

100-Year-Old Pedophile Sent Back To Prison

Pentagon dismisses Lieberman's Fort Hood subpoena threat

does anybody think that some of the people with misspelled signs at the tea party

John Paulson is living under a dark cloud.

Michael Lewis on Barack Obama...

Jerry Brown to Calif. GOP rivals: Debate me now

Favor ability

Please forgive my cynicism in regards to financial reform.

Please forgive my cynicism in regards to financial reform.

I've got a question for Minnesota DUers.....................

What is a volcano?

One million Britons stranded by ash and food shortages expected:

April 17, 2005: "Katrina Kids" Sing to Laura Bush: "Congress, Bush & FEMA Have Come to Rebuild Us"


Wanna help right a tremendous wrong?

The effect of politely countering a conservative talking point

Apparently Philadelphia is the negative center of the Universe

Boxer: Dems need to match Tea Party energy as midterm elections near

Obama since healthcare passed (March 21)

You Know What's Nice These Days? Dick Cheney Is Incommunicado

States moving quickly to ban abortion coverage because the health care bill lets them.

"I want to take care of myself"

McChrystal: Too Many Contractors in Afghanistan; Alternative Could Be Troop Increase

Modesto Bee weighs in on Palin contract

Oklahoma Unemployment Rate Declines

George Washington racks up late fees at NY library

Rush and the Volcano

How Fox News could actually do some good.

Did Dan Rather forge that letter the pope wrote against defrocking a pedophile priest?

why does Faux play their talking heads all weekend but real news channels show "locked up"

Prime example of $hilling for CEO Welfare Queen$$$$ > $am Brownback

Lately the Obama administration has been moving left

Limbaugh: If there is a future incident such as Oklahoma City, the blame is squarely Clintons/Obama

Limbaugh: If there is a future incident such as Oklahoma City, the blame is squarely Clintons/Obama

An unexpected brush with the TeaBagger mindset

Palin More of a Socialist Than Obama

Why We Are Wasting Our TIme Prosecuting These Case

Teabaggers - being used - by whom? I think we know.

Unemployment rises in 24 states

On "This is the worst economy EVER" and We are doomed.

This is a long time overdue.

Will the Volcano prevent world leaders from heading to Poland

GOP has been pretty quiet about torturing domestic terrorist suspects haven't they?

Getting that "Hopey/Changey" feeling...

Colo. Woman Wins Right To Garden Topless


Obama accuses Republicans of Deception

My Promise To The Tea Party

Best retort to "it's not in the constitution!"

Best retort to "it's not in the constitution!"

Unbelievable! Buy yourself a hypoallergenic pet!

President George Washington racks up $300,000 late fee for two Manhattan library books

If you're bored,one of my local papers wants examples of media bias

Baggers object to being called 'baggers' at the bagger ball yesterday

Volcano continues erupting: Italy closes airspace. Air industry losing $200 million a day.

Cops getting caught on camera increases scrutiny

Repeat after me: It's all astroturf... It's all astroturf... It's all astroturf...

UN Official May Have Been (Deliberately) Shot by Afghan Police

S.C. jobless rate drops again

Tea Party 'revolt' looks like a pity party to me

A Corporate Media Owned by Wealthy Interests is Going to Disseminate Propaganda Aimed at Perpetuatin

A little Bumpersticker for ya...

Let's Keep Denying Our Racism, Shall We?

Sarah Palin has been corrupted by wealth and fame...

saw an interesting thing today ... a mix of messages ...

GE: 7,000 tax returns, $0 U.S. tax bill

Watchdog group sues Cal State Stanislaus over Palin contract

Cardinal: late pope backed priest-shielding

Dumb and Dumbass trade jabs in Kansas senate race

Douglas Spink, Ex-Cocaine Smuggler, Charged With Running Bestiality Farm for Tourists

Caption This

Drug smuggler arrested in bestiality case in Wash.

Should there be a tax on fast food?

Has this been on the Tee Vee?

A Comparison: The Tea Party, and the Second Klan

Question re: Anti-Obama protest sign

Limbaugh: Volcanic eruption in Iceland is Gods reaction to Health Care Passage.

Obama's Mars program shouldn't really be about Mars, but rather the Mars mission should...

Our PECORA MOMENT Has Finally Arrived With Goldman Sachs

Nazi,Teaklanner alert...

Clinton: Rush Limbaugh Comment “Doesn’t Make Any Sense”

What exactly does crazy man McCain mean when he says its time to 'pull the trigger' with Iran?

I'm having lunch with Howard Dean tomorrow

EPIC v. Homeland Security: Government has Over 2,000 Photos from Airport Body Scanners

If they want to block the finance reform bill, HANG IT ON THEM!

The Roots of Stalin in the Tea Party Movement (WHOA!!!!)

The best fake teabagger signs from Boston Common

Pittsburgh-area bishop punishing nuns who supported health care reform

Can you disappear in surveillance Britain?

Joe Conason: Paul Broun: The new stupidest member of Congress

Frontline Fronts for Corporations, Not the Public

Sacramento Bee: Judge backs Redding atheist who balked at religious anti-drug program

The Case Against Jamie Dimon: Oligopoly, Pain, and Systemic Risk in Five Slides

If you reside near a major airport hub PLEASE consider extending some kindness

Wanted for murder...

10 Surprising Factors Killing Your Sperm

Cop gives guy ticket, guy flips off cop, cop writes guy disorderly ticket, man sues and wins $4000

Donations sought for animal control officer who shot 100 animals

Goldman Sachs Could Face A New Kind Of Risk: ANGRY INVESTORS

Europe Tax Model Delivers Much More - SacBee

My plants believe in global warming. My 7' barberry is completely covered with leaves,

This may sound crazy, but a question, can we start

Am I wrong to think and feel that it is un American

Champaign mayor doubts Obama is an American

Uh... Keith? This ReadABookOnTeevee Thing Doesn't Work For Me.

"NO AMENSTY!" "IMPEAH OBAMA!" (A children's treasury of misspelled teabagger signs)...PHOTOS

Comcast partners with teabaggers to bring new right-wing broadcast network online

WHY Responsible Republicans Are Nearly EXTINCT

Behind the Air Force's Secret Robotic Space Plane

'Mullah Omar Ready for Peace Talks With West'; No Longer Aims to Rule Afghanistan

West Virginia Open to Homicide Prosecution for Massey Coal Mine Deaths

Corporate Front Group Funded By Coal Industry Scorns Widow Of Mine Disaster:

Teens Charged in Phoebe Prince Bullying Case Get Death Threats

"Say No to Organic Factory Farms!"

MEG Whitman's Offshore TAX HAVENS

NPR: Health Law Rolls Back Abortion Rights, Groups Say

Mexican Catholic bishop: SEX EDUCATION is to blame for child rape.

Group that wants to constitutionally outlaw homosexuality received $3M from Feds.

Top 10 Books Prudes Don’t Want Us To Read

Top 10 Books Prudes Don’t Want Us To Read

Things are being said at this minute on TV that have never been said before

Have you Blocked FOX NEWS on your television?

Michael Collins: WikiLeaks Video - The Greater Horror

"...a new all time low for Discovery. My guess is the show is going to tank big time."

digby: Today's Miraculous Factoid

What Customs Dogs do when flights are canceled - pic

Iraq Veteran, 27, Kills Self on Front Steps of VA Hospital

Imagine for a minute the US did not possess any nuclear weapons

My friend's kid is being gay-bashed.

Frank Luntz

Holy Hypocrites, Batman !!! - Classic Teabag Idiot Here !!!

A New Ten Commandments

This is Ridiculous! Brown agrees to meet rep of undocumented students

Welcome to Cuba... One in Four to lose their jobs.... So says Castro....

A Teabagger's Poem (Satire)

A polite and humble Goodwin Liu educates Senate Republicans and charms Senate Democrats

High unemployment not the "new normal": Romer

Have you put away your snow thrower?

Fla. Gov. Charlie Crist goes from shoo-in to political freefall (cuz he hugged Obama)

The boot camp guards and nurse who killed Martin Lee Anderson will have to live with their actions.

Why do people get a tax credits for having kids?

Highlands Ranch defendant in marijuana-growing case changes mind, will fight federal charges

The bones were boiled in tap water.

April. Yes, that's it. April. And October.

Cheap Trick - "Day Tripper," Chicagofest '81

Discovery Channel Insider: Sarah Palin's Show Is "a New All Time Low for Discovery"

I thought Tina FEY looked really uncomfortable with LETTERMAN last night. First of all, she had on

When you were a child...

Read the fine print....

A bedtime story...

Well just watched the new Doctor Who thanks to Blue-Jay, pretty good.

MST3K/Rifftrax's Bill Corbett has a great tea party alternative: the MR. T PARTY!

Another new work of computer graphic art

MiddlefingerMom tried to join the NRA, but...


Jesus vs. The Dragon

Paul McCartney - "Day Tripper" @ Citi Field

MiddleFingerMom doesn't like to brag, but he is known far and wide as quite the lover.

MiddleFingerMom is quite The Thinker.

Man attacked by golden retriever puppies

My Morning Jacket w/ Eddie Vedder: The Who's "A Quick One While He's Away"

One Of Us

Does anybody need anything?


it was a dark and stormy night....

Eat beer. n/t

Go Nads!!

I just realized...

I had a dream....

So, h*w man* of yo* ***k*ng ******f*****s thi*** tha* th* wo** "**c*" i* *****ng ove*****?

The power of the fine print

The Trustworthiness of Beards (dial-up warning)

What's your comfort food?

Look what I had the pleasure of being behind yesterday...

Where do YOU (or, you know...this "friend" of yours) fit in?

Stormy Clouds

Can someone tell me why "stirring" vs. " "shaking" makes a big difference for cocktails?

Has anybody seen or talked to Faygo Kid since his last OP?

How can Larry King be 76 and still look...

Be honest: do you like Frank Zappa's music?

The most disgusting, sick, perverted, I'm-gonna-be-banned-for-this, graphic awful image. Evah:

The Greatest American Hero

CNN - Gun control advocates in arms over new Fox "reality" show, "Sarah Palin: Lock And Load"

So that volcano up there in Iceland....

songs about colors (and other things)

We're going to the Swap Meet today

Missing New Mexico cat found in Chicago (1,300 miles)

Funny things to write on somebody's cast? Looking for suggestions.

This commercial is brilliant

Things I Learned From Watching The Shining...

Saturday at the Ford lot {picture heavy}

How can Michelle Bachman be 54 and still look like a tarsier on acid?

Does this seem suggestive to anyone else?

hey lounge

TMZ Video, Joan Rivers - "Mel Gibson should fucking die"

My threads have been sinking like a stone. Time for me to take a break from DU I think.


How can SoxFan be 43 and still look like Philip Seymour Hoffman on a bad day?


Gentle Been pays it forward - injured dog plays dad for kittens

HuffPo Comedy "How To Survive The Apocalypse: Some Things You Need To Know Before The World Ends"

Favorite Danny Glover movie.

I just donated $50 to Sen Barbara Boxer! Ask me anything!

Woman must remove mural of sunflower

Once again, it's time to come up with slogans and soundbites

It's grooving time!

Could "Blazing Saddles" be made today?

I have a brilliant plan! It can't fail! First, we try to take over Russia by land

The Blues! Chicago or Delta? (Styles listed alphabetically as to not skew results. Heh.)

Alleged waste in bay actually was cattails

bands we blow off who rock

How can Abe Vigoda be 89 and still look amazing???!!

Ever take a big ole healthy swig out of a bottle of

Should I buy it?

a callout to Johnny Cash

Please waft some good vibes toward my hubby.

"Is it Proper to Ask a Friend over to Spend the Afternoon?" "Do Girls Enjoy Coke Dates?"

There's nothing in the world cuter than Shepherd/Collie mix puppies

How can Superman be 78 and still look through walls?

Owner gets cat back after pet makes 1,300-mile journey

I've never eaten a pancake,waffle,grapple, grits or french toast for breakfast..


Fuckin Gonuts. n/t

OMG this is the cutest kitten video ever!!!

New baby puppy!! (Pics inside but they aren't very good.)

How can Barbara Bush be 84 and still look amazing???!!!

Sigur Ros fans--have you heard Jonsi's solo cds?

Everybody watch out for the Security Tools virus, it hit the computers at work.

Favorite bread?

Whatever happened to 70's and 80's T & A movies?

Rare historic photos of cats serving in the Navy

Guitar Gawds: finger picking or plastic pick?

Top 5 greatest British Bands since 1977

Gimme your best "simple" cocktail recipe

WTF happened to Rolling Stone Magazine?

has anybody cut the cable and gone back to broadcast tv?

There's a chick in my PhD program who's a big bully.

How can Sade be 51 and still look amazing???!!

God, this place is slow. The same threads have been hanging here

I thought "Planet 51" was a great little movie. And I don't care if you laugh

Guitarists what is your guitar?

Your favorite politican of all-time

Judge Bashes Bank in Foreclosure Case

NHTSA chief says Toyota was 'not truthful' (to announce another recall of Lexus GX 460 on Monday)

Toyota plans to pay U.S. fine

Taliban targets U.S. contractors working on projects in Afghanistan

Iceland volcano chaos: British Health chiefs say stay inside if breathing is a problem

Volcanic ash: Europe flights grounded for third day

Two more recalls for troubled Toyota (275,000 vehicles)

Calif. nonprofit sues to obtain Palin contract

Canada Firm Acquires Three Failed U.S. Banks; Others Shut (50 so far this year that have failed)

Judge Overturns Arkansas Adoption Ban

Third-party groups join chorus clamoring for 2011 federal budget

Suicide bombers kill 41 at refugee camp in northwest Pakistan

Obama Cancels Poland Trip For President's Funeral Due To Ash Cloud

Iceland ash cloud chokes Asian airports

Man shot at San Diego County border crossing

Why's Sen. McConnell trashing Wall Street regulation bill?

Investor Who Made Billions Not Targeted in Goldman Suit

Obama pushes bank reform, lashes out at Republicans ("Never again will taxpayers be on the hook")

Toyota Agrees Lexus S.U.V. Has Problem With Handling (putting the vehicle at risk for a rollover)

Goldman CDO case could be tip of iceberg

Goldman CDO case could be tip of iceberg

(Rasmussen) Polls Show Toyota Owners Exhibit More Loyalty Than GM Owners

Foes may target Kagan's stance on military recruitment at Harvard

Massa Harrassment Case: Aide To Ex-Congressman Files Suit

Goldman Sachs: Has the SEC finally grown a pair under Mary Schapiro?

Is anyone watching Jeff Sessions (R) so called

Michael Thurmond to make Senate run against Johnny Isakson

Troll Alert

Photos: "Tell the Children the Truth" (The Obama Presidency, Day 452)

Thought experiment: If the two parties switched economic positions...

President Obama amused by Teabaggers: "You would think they would be saying thank you"

Oh for fucks sake: Palin on Discovery?!


Obama Further Expands Military Expenditures on War

Volcano grounds Air Force One; Obama cancels trip to Poland

Bill Maher On Tea Party: “Why Let The Truth Spoil A Perfectly Good Klan Rally” (VIDEO)

I would love it if someone in the News media had the creativity to ask

President Obama's Weekly Address: Rules needed to avoid new financial crisis

Elena Kagan does NOT meet Hollywood beauty standards!

Please, please, let them filibuster!!!

Goldman Lawsuit: Bringing Down The "Shrewd Businessmen"? Or Helping Them Out?

Zing! Obama: McConnell made 'cynical and deceptive assertion' on financial reform bill

Obama's gambit to marry US policies on environment and energy

Governor Jindal, may I have your attention for a minute please.

Does Obama's upcoming visit to Asheville prove that he's a communist or a corporatist?

I am convinced Crist is running as an "I" and I am also convinced it could have major effects..

Gov Brown is begging Meg buy it now for an early debate, too bad he does not understand her

Charles Blow goes to a Tea Party rally - A must read

Are the GOP men so shallow that they need Hot Women to support them?

I just wanted to get a friggen haircut!

The Mayor of Champaign, IL is an asshole.

Pres a little too uppity...


Direct quote from a teabagger, to me, today:

Stand with President Obama. Tell the Senate to hold Wall Street accountable and empower consumers.

Fox News host complaining this morning about the low taxes paid by the middle class!!!

Obama will still issue National Day of Prayer proclamation (Obama's departure from the Bush policys)

The Beast File: Catholic Church Scandals

Gerald Celente Russia Today Interview 04/16/10

O'Reilly Continues His "Jail-Time" Lie: Ed Schultz, Eric Burns & Robert Greenwald Weigh In

They Live: The Moment of Revelation

What Have You Done Lately?

The New World Order - sans USA & EU

Rachel Maddow- Right-wing terror celebrated despite history

Keith Olbermann & Richard Wolffe On Teahadist Irrationality, Ignorance & Obama Derangement Syndrome

President Clinton Reflects On Past & Present Right Wing Extremism & Domestic Terrorism

President Obama Lays Out What Wall Street Reform Will Mean

Be nice to America. Or we'll bring democracy to your country!

Catalina Magazine publisher calls Palin female Larry the Cable Guy minus the class and intelligence

The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight

Remembering Oklahoma City

The Secret Service Need To Check Out Who Owns This YouTube Channel NOW!

Bristol Palin, Teenage Preggers

Real Time With Bill Maher - 4/16/2010 - Part 3

Goldman Sachs Knowingly Sold Toxic Bonds To Investors

PDA Illinois Chair Bill Bianchi and Donna Smith

Weekly Address: Holding Wall Street Accountable

Marcy Winograd Stands With Students

Real Time With Bill Maher - 4/16/2010 - Part 1 - Lawrence Bender, Jesse Ventura

American Taliban wants judge who ruled the National Day Of Prayer unconstitutional impeached

Rachel Maddow on teabaggers: We'll form our own Peoples' Tax Collecting Beauracracy or something!

A Dash to the North Pole 1909 (!!!)

Young Turks Interview: Army Denying Medical Benefits To Wounded Soldiers w/ J. Kors of The Nation

Comcast partners with teabaggers to bring new right-wing broadcast network online

Real Time With Bill Maher - 4/16/2010 - Part 2 - Lawrence Bender

Young Turks: Giant Jesus Penis Enrages Churchgoers

The Female Afghan General

Tax Day

Karzai Threatens To Block NATO Offensive

Countdown: Faux Falling Out Of Love With The Tea Party?

Protest War Criminal General Petraeous

Infiltrators Exposed at Tax Day Tea Party - MN State Capitol!

TYT: Obama Slams Tea Party Rallies (& Fox News Reacts)

Two Politicians (Charlie Crist draws Rubio blood)

Frank Zappa on Democracy

Actor Danny Glover Arrested at Labor Union Protest Rally - Part 1

Strength, Strategy and Single Payer

Maher: NEW RULES 4/16/10

Veteran Of 'Collateral Murder' Company Speaks Out

Ron Paul supporter getting a taste of Tea Party freedom!

Young couple attacked after republican fund raiser

Incredible Footage Of The Volcanic Cloud That's Causing Flight Chaos Around The World

Rev? Lou Engle calls for Martyrdom

China Boosts Gas Sales to Iran, Irks U.S.

Friday Talking Points (119) -- Democrats, Sell Yourselves!

NY Times/CBS Poll Misses Biggest Fact About Tea Partiers

Activist Al Sharpton takes on new role as administration ally.

Turkey’s EU bid meets another roadblock (BIG mistake!)

Suffering and the Children

Cap the size of big banks

AlterNet: 8 Reasons Marriage Doesn't Matter

Still no news from Italian medics in Afghanistan

Anybody's Son Will Do

Haiti Earthquake Relief, Phase Two — Long-Term Needs and Local Resources (New Eng Jour Med)

Capabilities of "Blackwater " Beyond the capabilities of the armies of the region

“Something Called ‘Volcano Monitoring’ ”

Microsoft workers: Too tired to stay awake, the Chinese workers earning just 34p an hour

The White House seeks out Kagan defenders

Citizens United: A Case Which Will Live in Infamy

Eric Alterman: CNN Sells Itself Again (and Again)

The Alcohol Party

An empire decomposed: American foreign relations in the early 21st century

Bill Moyers: The Tea Party Crowd Needs to Wake Up to Who the Real Villains Are

Swedish law gives shelter to controversial Wikileaks site

Lack of ships may hinder UK wind power targets: EON

Flight ban could leave UK short of fruit and vege's

Tea Baggers Turn On Eachother (Explosive Video)

Question on the ash clouds over Europe

Global 2009 PV installations up +7.3 GW, 2009 global wind +37.5 GW, 2009 net nuclear -1.4 GW

So Slash played God Bless America at Dodger Stadium tonight.

Gloat-Free Baseball Scores (Friday, April 16)

Orioles are 1-41 this Season with Runners in Scoring Position

Rowand suffers fractured cheek, concussion after getting HBP

What everybody's been waitin' for. The Top Ten...

Satan (Orioles Owner Peter Angelos) Turns Down Cal Ripken's Offer to Help Team

No one talking about Man-Blew's stoppage time goal and Chelsea's f'ng loss?

Chess Boxing: World's Dumbest Competition?

Amazon Dam Delay Nixed by Judge in Brasilia

Fleeing Drug Violence, Mexicans Pour Into U.S.

Haiti parliament approves new commission to oversee reconstruction

What American politicians got “contributions” from the U.S.-Cuba Democracy PAC for the first quarter

Gorilla Coffee Workers Aren’t Coming Back

Today in Labor History Apr 17 SCOTUS holds that a maximum hours law for workers is unconstitutional

Fabcon strikers vow to resist major rollback in wages

AP: Serious problems found at Massey mines since blast

NYT: Message From Union Says Upper Deck Owes MLB Players

Hey Omaha Steve

The Desert Lockout: Miners Continue Street Actions, as Negotiations Restart

City: Who's paying Temple replacement (strike breaker) workers' taxes?

Danny Glover Arrested at Nonviolent Sodexo Union Protest

Bobby Jindal supporters beaten-up in New Orleans appear to be victims of Gay-Bashing

Those who have been there praise Obama's mandate on gay visitation rights

Hamas, Fatah join ranks to call for Israel to free prisoners

Analysis: Israel fears US wants to impose peace

Mohammad Barakeh: never again fascism and Nazism

Israel: An outpost of empire

Wiesel: For me, as a Jew, Jerusalem is above politics

Daoud Kattab: Begin was right, deportation is a Nazi policy

Amendment II Democrats "simplifies" its Facebook presence

Why not try a 'pro-gun' self-defense TV show?

Comparing guns to pit bulls ...

Congress May Vote On D.C. Gun Ban Repeal Next Week

Police instructor shoots self during gun demo

Arizona gets it!

Oy! Time to mow again. At least the summer light

Meteorites in Them Thar Fields

Not good enough for the Storm contest

Help! The first one is too big; the second one is too small...

Bleeding Hearts

A surprising bloom - Christmas in April

Atamasco Lilly

Quick Poll: Storms

Furbaby Sitter. LOL

"Major," Green Meteor Lights Midwest Night Sky

Where did the heat go?

Beaming Power to UAVs, Space Elevators, and Someday, Earth: The LaserMotive Plan

Research offers promise for diabetics

This week's Starcodes

Calling OGR! I'm with you on the communication issue now!

Elephant Seal

Any Atheists here have any recommendations for a more active Atheist forum?

One Million kids under 5 years old die of Malaria every year! 3000 a day!

'Believer Privilege', as real as white or hetero privilege?

James Randi Celebrates Homeopathy Week 2010

Health/Life insurance industry invests $$ in Fast Foods

8 Invented Diseases Big Pharma Is Banking on

Unbelievable! Buy yourself a hypoallergenic pet!

8 banks went down last night.

Invasion of the booty snatchers: how greed is spreading out from the City

Why Young People Should Buy Stocks on Margin

Teachers federation boycotts program

Check out this thread: Compilation of charter school scandals over the past year.

Co-worker's son got rejected by an Ivy League school. He blames it on affirmative action.

Morning Joe: What is the Rubber Room

Kimani Brown waited in the rubber room for 1 1/2 years; he hopes for faster justice for others

Brooklyn principal Yolanda Ramirez under investigation for intimidating teachers over school surveys

Howard Dean thinks we need to give Obama more time