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Archives: April 18, 2010

GOP Senate Candidates Fatten Bank Accounts

proud2BlibKansan appreciation thread...

A stimulus money story

LBJ's younger daughter hospitalized

300 k dollars for overdue books........

Show Tune -- Bet Against the American Dream

A photo of the Eyjafjallajokull volcano from Reuters - with lightning

Tea Baggers Take Notice: Ronald Reagan Tripled the public Debt

Rep. Luis Gutierrez: Obama Must Act To Ease Arizona's Deportation Panic

I think it's time to start a weekly thread with America's

Marcy Winograd Challenges Jane Harman On Stage @ CDP

Russian Prince's digs crumble away

New Tech Sees Dead People

What if Mt. St. Helens was active for 200 yrs

The inherent problem with electronic games...

Media Matters: Did Glenn Beck just post a new ratings low for 2010?

George Pataki has gone teabag (On WJ)

God made the volcano erupt because the Health Care Reform bill

Corp Front Group Funded By Coal Industry Scorns Widow Of Mine Disaster: ‘Everyone Wants Free Money'

Waxman Pitchman for Jane Harman

Warner: GOP, McConnell should bring 'specific suggestions' , the fund truly is a death panel

Sarah Palin feels forever

Sarah Palin feels forever

Why doesn't Hack Gregory ask Geithner if the President

A NYC plan to charge homeless people rent in the middle of a recession -- cruel, or just crazy?

Goldman Had 9 Months' Warning From SEC--Report

It's the 18th of April - will Teabaggers make a midnight ride tonight?

Marsha Blackburn

George Washington racks up late fees at NY library (220 years worth)

'Reich Mother’ bids for power

How Bubble Barons Protected Their Influence While the Economy Tanked

How are those 2 new Republican governors doing?

$5- Colin, Zig Ziglar, Terry Bradshaw, Rudy, and.... "LIVE via satellite".... SARAH!!

Arizona to allow concealed weapons without permit

FRANK RICH: Steele has job security only because he is the sole black man in a white party hierarchy

NY senator (Schumer): 5 airlines say no charge for carry-ons

Obama Gladly Embraces Bush’s Anti-Terrorism Powers

cap the criminal...

Gov. Bob McDonnell is gunning for Big Bird. (cut all public radio-TV) oh and YOU WON'T BELIEVE THIS

Invisible RFID Ink Safe For Cattle And People

The missed aspect of the separation of church and state

8 story high cocoon

Schieffer is thrilled, no, GIDDY over CBS's new hires: Sen Treasure Trail's dtr *&* Kathleen PARKER!

According to legend the only way to appease a volcano is......

General Electric got bailed out by American taxpayers (Hides Profits Overseas) -Pays ZERO Taxes!

Sen. Scott Brown, male Sarah Palin, empty suit spewing

Freepers Shift into high gear for their God.

Dog stayed with her master until the end

Solo rower across the Atlantic returns to Ohio-used 4 iPods, 300 chocolate bars, audiobooks

Complaint in US Middle District of Alabama: Weatherly, Williams, Burkhalter vs ASU

For the masochists, Turd Blossom is on "My Show" in Denver right now.

Radiation fears lead to curb on CT scans - UK

using Blackwater (Xe) is the SAME as unleashing rabid religious fundamentalist mass murderers

Jeb Bush acolytes in FL legislature push constitutional amendment to abolish church-state separation

Chinese state holds parents hostage in sterilisation drive

"The French Revolution? What a bunch of pansies. Wait until you see the AMERICAN underground."

Barack Obama’s Final Solution For Health Care (cartoon)

"...half a Barbie doll, a tube of denture cement, a jockstrap and fake breasts..."

Nate Silver: Tea Party Bears Beck's Imprint

Karl Rove Slams Fox "News" Hosts For Bringing Up Anti-Rove Protesters

Funny volcano tweet

An American shoe company produced “Allah” printed shoes

Tea drinkers against the "Tea Party"

Liberal Media Hoax

What's your favorite weird news this week?

My Position on the Foreclosure Crisis

Astroturf, and my reply

Pics of LA White Supremacy march and counterprotestors

pentagon sticks bloody nose into wind farm business

Greece as a Demonstration Project

Need some creative DUers to "mangle" some Pallin quotes


Attention all web nerds and designers... I have updated my Online Button Maker, check it out =)

Dark Lord Day is upon us again. Come join me for a day of Craft Brew Magic!

Why does Rasmussen tend to show more favorably for Republicans than other polls?

I Put Myself into a Tea Party Mindset and Came Up with This.

Criminal Enterprise: Goldman Sachs to pay $5 billion in bonuses

The Story of the Night Hannah Was Not "Officially" Raped

April 18, 2010: Today is the 4 year anniversary of Bush's "I'm the decider" quote

Top general says US withdrawal from Iraq on track

Ho-Chunk Tribe Selling Wisconsin Bison Herds-too expensive to raise and keep

Did the Jindal aides wearing imaginary Palin pins also have "B" scratched into their faces?

Is 'incorporation' a right or privilege?

Gang Violence Increases as Angry Haitians See Quake Aid Benefitting the Wealthy Elite

Where are we heading in regards to Iran?

Where are we heading in regards to Iran?

For anyone else is curious if this ash cloud will have an impact on the global climate

Cheapest Vacation Spots In Mexico?

Cheapest Vacation Spots In Mexico?

Despite oppressive new laws and thousands of deaths, Mexico is no closer to winning its war on drugs

Another $12 billion down the shithole....

Cornyn wants to hear my story? Really?

Russia flexes muscles in Western airspace

Protesting Girl’s Mom Charged with “Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor”

College students and others who need to annotate PDFs

Kathleen Parker: Due to rhetoric of right-wing pundits, "volatility could become explosive"

Kathleen Parker: Due to rhetoric of right-wing pundits, "volatility could become explosive"

Something besides ash to look for in the sky

Vatican's defense attorney specializes in sovereign immunity law, & immunity is the church's defense

How is the DC Voting Rights Act not completely unconstitutional?

I recieved a call from the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee

I recieved a call from the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee

Is Sarah Palin only relevant because of the whole MILF thing? Seriously, why is she relevant?

if something happened to the president

Germany and Britain may lauch probes into International Bankster Goldman Sachs

Gretchen Morgenson:This Bailout Is a Bargain? Think Again

Who is paying for the Tea Party rallies? You, me, and every other taxpayer in the US.

Why do these LOUD teenagers come to the library anyway?

Teabaggers all about violence

well, looks like my hun and I are incompatible. Next time I'll check for Progressive creds first.

New Balance sidesteps FTC ad rules

Help for the stupid: Which party in Great Britain is more progressive/liberal: Lib Dems or Labour?

Chinese fur farms skinning dogs, cats, raccoons, and other animals alive.

Chinese fur farms skinning dogs, cats, raccoons, and other animals alive.

What Conservatives Mean When They Say "Libertarian" - Daily Kos

Gov. Rendell: Media blow Tea Parties out of proportion

Joe Klein calls out Fox, Beck and Hannity for rousing the Tea Party

Joe Klein calls out Fox, Beck and Hannity for rousing the Tea Party

It's been a while but now that Tax Season is over, I can finally post on my Blog...

Jail Time for Insurance Evaders? Yes, Said Fox News (nice summary)

Glen Beck promo on Fox - Jon Stewart's "Go F*** yourselves."

$3 Healing Device Speeds Up Wound Treatment

$3 Healing Device Speeds Up Wound Treatment

The Empathic Civilization: The Race to Global Consciousness in a World in Crisis

Gang violence increases as angry Haitians see quake aid benefiting the wealthy elite

The tip of the iceberg

was Malthus right?

was Malthus right?

Bloomfield Nursing Home Loses Labor-Case Appeal

Bloomfield Nursing Home Loses Labor-Case Appeal

9th Circuit to become even more liberal


Even as the Tea Party weeds out overt super-racists, thousands of coded language racists remain.

WSJ: AFL-CIO Slams Bankers' Pay On New Web Site

Pope vows to protect kids, and punish abusers


Health Care Reform bill energizes anti-choice activists to prohibit abortions

A lot of silence about Charlie

About Those 47 Percent Who Pay “No Taxes

Why did Sen. McConnell take Sen. Cornyn with him to meet Wall St. execs??

Manpower survey says employees will look for new jobs when economy rebounds

Vostok, Antarctica

FoxPAC -- Fox News hosts and contributors raise big bucks for GOP

The Kennedy/Johnson push into space was in part the result of mental illness

Question on taxes

Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull volcano is nothing to 'Angry Sister' Katla

Name One Nuclear Plant That the NRC Approved In Advance To Have PERMANENT Onsite Storage?

Anti-gay marriage and anti-spelling......

Kids reap what they sow in gardens growing at Stanislaus County schools

Is this the end of migration?

Canadian Mounties Destroy Defective Tasers!

Canadian Mounties Destroy Defective Tasers!

A POLL : What Are Tea-Baggers ?

Did you know that Arianna Huffington wrote a book that was turned into a movie?

FBers! An absolutely excellent group to join!!!

The Birfers think they've hit the jackpot.

Is violence acceptable as long as "bad" people are being targeted

Is violence acceptable as long as "bad" people are being targeted

Is it time for a moratorium and national review of police intimidation vs 'liberal' protesters?

Who Will Vote to Tax Cannabis in 2010?

Elena Kagan Is a Progressive on Executive Power

Teabaggers: One Inconvenient Truth that makes you look stupid

On Ameican Exceptionalism

Jeffrey Lena: California lawyer is voice of Vatican, Pope Benedict in U.S. court

Conservatives Want to Go Back to the Golden Age of the 1880s

Republican Corker in a tough spot on financial reform

Legislation proposed to ban box-office futures

Just Curious - What Happened To Dick Cheney......

International Dark Lord Day is upon us again. Come join me for a day of Craft Brew Magic!

Holy Crap! I just found more proof that Obama is a Muslin!11!1!1!

LA Times - "Fox News yanks Sean Hannity from Cincinnati Tea Party rally he was set to star in"

Volcanic ash cloud approaching Canada

In the A.M. I have to ship this ebay item to someoneone with the last name of a known terrorist.

Toyota to recall 870,000 Sienna minivans for rusty spare-tire cables

Will Obama rise to the occasion??

PICTURES: Finnish F-18 engine check reveals effects of volcanic dust

Wall Street Execs Give McConnell and Cornyn Earful on Financial Reform

Help Bill Halter defeat Blanche Lincholn by donating $4

Goldman Sachs May Face U.K., German Inquiries After Fraud Suit

You guys are wrong about publicly funded art.

"Corporations don't pay taxes, people do", Marcia Blackburn (R) Tenn. How to decrease our taxes, yet

Taser International feeds meth to sheep, then hits 'em with the Taser

Taser International feeds meth to sheep, then hits 'em with the Taser

"Freedom" and the contradiction of "Corporations" and "Free Enterprise"

Can the repigs take control of Congress?

Should child sex crimes have a statute of limitations?

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

Iceland Volcano Erupts With Stunning Aurora Backdrop: (photo)

Would a heavy reimportation tax discourage offshoring?

Colonists-vs.-Indians Game Rankles Tribes

Top 10 Men Who Were Really Women

NY Times: Arizona Goes Over the Edge (Immigration Legislation)

Local Mass. campaign says website targeted in anti-Semitic, racist CyberAttack

Local Mass. campaign says website targeted in anti-Semitic, racist CyberAttack

Local Mass. campaign says website targeted in anti-Semitic, racist CyberAttack

Limbaugh Lies About Big Branch Mine: No, Rush, It Wasn’t Union

Poll: Americans' distrust of federal government is deepening

V. A. T.

The Chris Mathews Show: Fox News and the 'Close To Seditious' Behavior of Beck and Palin (VIDEO)I

Press the meat: Marcia Blackburn is as dumb as Sarah Palin

Paul Krugman: Looters in Loafers

Scott Brown: Republican Rock Star

Meet Tarryl Clark, folks. The anti-Bachmann!

Can Airplanes Progress To Fly Without Petroleum?

Startling National Enquirer headline: "Elizabeth Edwards given 6 months to live."

Boston Globe: France’s food fight

Anybody here actually watched that creationist puff piece "Expelled"? I need something.

If President Obama states on Thursday that he is in favor of ending the whaling moratorium

Shuttle landing to be viewable by many in U.S. on Monday morning

Am I the only one who does not see a disaster in 80% of Europe's airspace closed?

DFA Training with Howard Dean (pictures)

DFA Training with Howard Dean (pictures)

A small town Georgia kid named Derrick went to prom last night

Silk brain implant could aid spinal injuries, epilepsy

Fortune 500 Shed Record 821,000 Jobs in 2009



What is with the Republicans' obsession

CO2 Emissions: Planes v Volcano (Large graphic - dialup warning)

CO2 Emissions: Planes v Volcano (Large graphic - dialup warning)

Poll: Majority lacks trust in government

Breaking Toyota will pay a fine for their sticky pedals

Breaking Toyota will pay a fine for their sticky pedals

Breaking Toyota will pay a fine for their sticky pedals

Breaking Toyota will pay a fine for their sticky pedals

Three Credit Card Rewards Programs Worth Checking Out

Anyone on DU ever travel by Ocean Liner? I did as a child (Europe to US)

April 19th – Mobilizing Meeting with Jonathan Schell & Organizers (Nuclear Disarmament)

The recovery in your town: What are you actually seeing? (Not what the news and stats say)

The recovery in your town: What are you actually seeing? (Not what the news and stats say)

Rick Steves is stuck in Venice Italy

Best "Infiltrator" Signs Today

The most aggressive dog breed....

If corporations are now persons, & the person knew it was selling fraudently

Thousands of dolphins block Somali pirates

Have You Seen This (Ash Cloud Progression) ???

The Debate About Spaceflight (Manned or Robotic) Vs. Poverty, Has ALWAYS Been A False Choice

An Open Letter to Anti-Abortion Organization who Portray Themselves Our Victims

"Liberials Are Stealing My Liberty"

Another homeless person beaten to death.

Kulula Airlines.. BEST ever plane paint job

NYT Editorial: The Republicans "Are Doing Nothing More Than Shilling For The Banks"

You Want Conspiracy ??? - Driven to Destruction – The Streetcar Conspiracy - FDL

You Want Conspiracy ??? - Driven to Destruction – The Streetcar Conspiracy - FDL

You Want Conspiracy ??? - Driven to Destruction – The Streetcar Conspiracy - FDL

You Want Conspiracy ??? - Driven to Destruction – The Streetcar Conspiracy - FDL

You Want Conspiracy ??? - Driven to Destruction – The Streetcar Conspiracy - FDL

Now we know the truth. The financial meltdown wasn't a mistake – it was a con

I'd like to think that among the most amazing political moments

GOOD LORD! Look at the list of possible Pub candidates fir 2012!

Book mixing math and crochet wins UK 'odd' prize

Camouflaging a Christian Nationalist Worldview Behind a "Pro-Israel" Facade

First Florida, now Colorado. Obama's RTTT is pissing teachers off across the nation.

Limbaugh: Volcanic ash cloud is God’s punishment for health care

Vatican-skewering Flash game: "Grand Theft Paedo: Vatican City"

Vatican-skewering Flash game: "Grand Theft Paedo: Vatican City"

"Rove lashes out -- at Fox & Friends hosts"

Some history of US leftist political violence. Evidently, some people believe theUS left

DU'ers that haven't watched Food Inc, be a good DU'er and please watch it.

New 'Jews for Sarah Palin' movement

Tea Baggers are 18% of the population.

Nooses and N-Words in East Texas

Ann Colter is dating JJ. From Good times? Mr. Dynomite. Is this true?

Questions for people who were old enough to remember the civil rights movement

Questions for people who were old enough to remember the civil rights movement


Just back from Kennedy with two stranded Brits.

Catholic Church ostracizing nuns who supported Health Care Reform

Ending Wars: The Flexible Waiverable Timetable Approach

america has always given female teachers a hard time

Blankenship's treatment of maid "reminiscent of slavery ... an affront to common decency".

You guys are wrong about manned space missions.

Liberal Socialist Guerilla Pinko Treehuggers of DU, What'cha reading these days?

Los Angeles white supremacist rally turns violent, 2 Nazis severely beaten

Here's a few everyday restaurant menu items way worse than KFC's Double Down

toYOYOta is now including 24 months of 'free' maintenance on all new toYOYOtas sold

"What The Founding Fathers Really Thought About Corporations"...

How insane are these folks: Miley Cyrus is the left's "perky little trojan horse"

All the rage - Where all this right-wing paranoia is heading - By Tom Tomorrow

WaPo: Airlines, European officials urge end to flight restrictions

Whistleblower: U.S. Politicians Kept Off-Shore Accounts With UBS

UK Election: For the 1st time in 104 years the Liberal Democrats are leading Labour & Conservatives

UK Election: For the 1st time in 104 years the Liberal Democrats are leading Labour & Conservatives

The Case Against Elena Kagan by Glenn Greenwald

WikiLeaks Video - Vets Letter of Reconciliation & Responsibility

6 Myths About Poverty in America, Debunked

It's the Corporate Feudalism, Stupid

TEA BAGGER OLYMPICS? What kind of events should be at a TB Olympics?

Facebook Page Prays for Death of President Obama;

proud2BlibKansan appreciation thread...


Has anyone here tried



Anyone watching COACHELLA on the webcast?


Sleeping Beauties...

420 theme tonight

The SNL Effect

Attention DU Techno Monkeys!!!

Great. 3 am & I'm wide awake

I just can't read anymore Twilight.

proud2BlibKansan appreciation thread...

"The Bigger the Lie" -- The Republican Strategy & Joseph Goebbels

What movies about Mars will you watch today

OK. Once again, I'm confused. Help me sort this one out:

Ladies and Gentlemen, I think this photo says it all for tonight...

I have one conservative friend..

So there was a 20 inning game AND a no-hitter in the same day...

How come...

I guess Hurley, Jack, Sawyer et al were unsuccessful

Anyone see this film "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" Is it worth seeing??

Whatever happened to 70's and 80's cock movies?

Just did my taxes, and boy am I bitter.

Dances. Post them here. How many are they, anyway?

You stay classy, Spencer Pratt ("Who elected you to gage cool - - B**CH!")

What Kind Of Unpowered Superhero Are You?

Stranded couple marry despite volcano!

Preserving photographs sans negatives

Cheapest Vacation Spots In Mexico?

If Father Time and Mother Earth had a baby, what would they name it?

How can Lucy be 3,200,066 and still look so amazing?

WOW! I just learned something today

How could I be 110 and still be such a fine-lookin hunka lady-killer?

Chick and Gal

Oh boy.

This question has been asked a million times

Only Geezers watch 60 Minutes.

Here's a strange question about cable companies...

I'm quitting while I'm behind.

How can a show that's screwy to begin with, be satirized?


Well, went out and did my civic duty this afternoon. My community service

WTF? Has nobody "Jumped the Shark" or been "Thrown Under the Bus" all frackin' Month?

How can the Mona Lisa be 500 and still look amazing?!!!

R.E.M.'s "Murmur" is an amazing album

Send your good vibes for my niece, who may not live to see the sunrise

How do I remove a stuck PCMCIA card in a laptop?

Woohoo - Ryan Phillippe knows where he is from...

I have to go help dig up a dead tree, in the rain

I appreciate that the Clash are such cat people, but WHY do they want us to rock the catbox?


Smoothie Suggestions

How come my yellow lab can sense from across the house when I'm thinking of a walk but...

How can Keith Richards be 66 and still look amazing?

Bumper sticker I saw today: "My SUV..."

Would you want one of these?

Junkyard Dog

Interesting horse

well, looks like my hun and I are incompatible. Next time I'll check for Progressive creds first.

William Katt

Dog stayed with her master until the end

Just a fun list . . .



Forget Weird Al. Forget Tom Lehrer.

Katt Williams

Repeat picture. 1930s craftmanship.

Pony People!

LOST Series Finale Pool - Give your predictions on how it all ends

I'm selling a futon on CraigsList. Ask me anything!

Kat Von D

Redneck Hoopty Revisited: The Hillbilly Express is now restored (8 pics)

btw... if you are wondering why the GD people are ending up in the lounge

Ted Nugent scratched by kitty next predicts "fever," plus a long run of crappy albums

Why do these LOUD teenagers come to the library anyway?

Fuck you, quinoa!

Don't grab the Buddha by the head.

How can I get my cat to laugh?

A timely PSA: Buzz Aldrin on how to refute moon conspiracy theorists

Why, yes... yes it is.

Jesus Raptor (Don't know what else to say but I love this

How to cuddle with an elephant seal

Who is Salt? Angelina Jolie 7/23

Which of these is your favorite fish?

I'll tell you another thing that pisses me off about vegans and vegetarians:

"My toilet flushed 4x for no reason...could 4/4/10 be the date of our Rapture?"

If you had a friend visiting from another country and wanted to serve her something Californian

I flipped over to the CMA awards- I think I now have a relationship with Carrie Underwood

Loud Neighbors next door...what to do?

Which is your cell phone provider and are you happy with it?

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Yearbook Photo Edition

So after a long search I finally GOT A JOB!!!

I'm glad I'm not flying anywhere!

How can the Universe be 13,730,000,000 and still look amazing?!!!

Could I request some of those famous Lounge vibes I've heard so much about?


Whose voice is that on the public address system on M*A*S*H?

people who died the year you were born

Name a movie that was almost as good or as good as the book...

Can someone explain the appeal of NASCAR to me?

Gates Says U.S. Lacks Policy to Curb Iran’s Nuclear Drive

Pope: Church will protect young from abuse

President LBJ's youngest daughter hospitalized.

Emerging powers call for reform of financial system

White supremacists' rally sparks violent clashes in Los Angeles

School districts face more homeless students

UK may use navy to bring home stranded citizens

Iceland volcano: Kenya's farmers losing $1.3m a day in flights chaos

Massey CEO's Pay Soared As Mine Concerns Grew

World warming to US under Obama, BBC poll suggests

Democrats Seize on Financial Oversight

France extends airport closures to southern half of country

Shuttle's Descent May Be Visible Across U.S

Toyota to agree to $16.4 million government fine

Palin taken aback by Obama 'superpower' remark

Early Apple Blossom Triggers Fears of Killer Frost

Pope: Church will protect young from abuse

FedEx, Teamsters Battle Over Bill

Gordon Brown and Angela Merkel attack Goldman Sachs (r'uh-r'oh)

Top Goldman Leaders Said to Have Overseen Mortgage Unit

GOP leader: Take bank reform back to drawing board

European airlines fly test planes despite volcano ash danger; pressure rises to end flight ban

Air France: We carried out succesful test flight

'Save the Ta-Tas' cancer-awareness T-shirts land Mona Shores High students in hot water

World opinion of US rises under Obama, BBC poll finds

Brown says he would filibuster financial reform

Secret Prison for Sunnis Revealed in Baghdad

AP Exclusive: Taliban say buildup under way

Iran calls US nukes tool of terror, intimidation

Party guest says Roethlisberger was drunk, groped her


65 years later, New Yorkers recall FDR's funeral train

The Plum Line: Sarah Palin Mangles Obama’s Quotes To Paint Him As America-Hater

We need to have Democrats talk like the kid in Frazz

Men beating women in the name of religion

I'm watching Pataki on C-SPAN...

Bill Clinton: I was wrong to listen to Rubin and Summers' advice against regulating derivatives

the GAO reported that its first graduates were not trained on taking off and landing the Predator

Oh Sh*t! It's true! The volcano is Obama's fault!

stuff about our favorite corporate citizen, Murray Hill, over on Huffington Post...

"Obama to sell financial overhaul to country."

\"if something happened to the president\" “Sing hallelujah!”

Obama to sell financial overhaul to country

Graph On Job Creation By President and Party

Every Democrat or Progressive I know is in a slow burn about teabaggers, the Palin crowd and the

Gibbs: White House proposed end to anonymous administration sourcing


"We ALL want a bill. But we want a BIPARTISAN bill-not a partisan bill like the healthcare bill

Photos: Inside the Obama White House, April 18th, 2010

"Perhaps he should have chosen words with fewer syllables."

Clinton: Democrats to hold Senate, House 2010 .. From your lips to GOD'S ear Bill

Barbour, advisers privately mull 2012 run

Pelosi: Two 'pillars' down, one more to go in passing Obama's 'blueprint'

"Evidence Mounts of Strong Recovery"

Republican vs Democratic contributions over the past 100 years

"The Republicans' 2012 problem"

Weird question about Obama's passport in Parade Magazine today

Another hate filled group on Facebook praying for Obama's death

Tea Party fringe groups are a national security threat; FOX and the Becks are acting seditiously

Limbaugh: Volcanic eruption in Iceland is God’s reaction to health care’s passage

BBC POLL: World warming to US under Obama - first time America's influence more pos than neg

Goldman Sachs set to pay £3.5bn in bonuses

Geithner says economy growing faster than expected

Is $10 an hour a fair wage for mowing the lawn?

Sonoma County CA separates elderly gay couple and sells their home

Tom Goss and Matt Alber sing anti-DADT anthem, "This Is Who We Are," on the National Mall.

Rachel Maddow Maddow previews The McVeigh Tapes

Rachel Maddow After McVeigh, 15 years of hurt, healing

Lawrence O'Donnell on Countdown: Mad Tea Party

Will Phillips' Acceptance Speech at the 21st Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York

Liz Warren: Call Your Senators! NOW!

SNL No More

Kyrgyzstan's second "tulip revolution" Pt2

Rachel Maddow covers the nomination hearing of Goodwin Liu

CNBC: Jim Cramer Called Out - 'Most Previous Guests Public Relations for Goldman'

4th Anniversary

AFSCME "PAC'd" (Lincoln vs Halter)

Honduran campesinos under the gun.

Credit where credit is due: TeaBaggers tell Neo-Nazi to leave

Brilliant protest against Mitch McConnell

Wikileaks' Editor Julian Assange Reviews "Collateral Murder" - A Valuable Addition To The Original

Teabaggers' Grand Poobah claims it's IMPOSSIBLE for Teabaggers to be malicious or racists. USA! USA!

Young Turks: Economist Simon Johnson Interviewed In-Studio by TYT

Mike Malloy: Facts & Statistics Which Prove The Teahadists' Motivation Must Be Racism

McCain on Iran: Never pull a gun on somebody unless you're willing to pull the trigger

Mexican Assassins: Police caught in the act?

McConnell Can't Answer Why Head Senate Republican Fundraiser was at Wall St. Meeting

McCain is now not running away from 'Maverick' but *is* adopting Hannity's catchphrase (2:30)

TYT on MSNBC: Cenk Vs. Conservative, Says R's Are Useless & Debates Spanking Students w/ Ratigan

Why the Drug War makes absolutely No Sense

Mike Malloy - Ten Inconvenient Truths Teabaggers Don't Want To Hear

Limbaugh: Thank You Mr. President

Games of Medieval Islam

Glenn Beck Blames Obama's Smoking For European Ash Cloud

Feds: Militia leader told members be ready to kill

Taxes, Triggers, and Tea

18 April 2010: Sarah Palin and Her Supporters

What Conservatives Mean When They Say "Libertarian"

Of Mice And Men

Whose Side Are They On?

A Parable of the Taxpayer and the Commons

This volcano is about more than flights........

Moyers Journal: Will Financial Reform be Real - Simon Johnson & James Kwak

Simon Johnson: Wall Street's Stranglehold on Our Democracy Must Be Broken

Special provides chilling look at homegrown terrorist Tim McVeigh

Sons of Confederate Veterans Says They Were Fighting for the Same Things.......

Michele Bachmann Puts the Gangsta' Rap on Obama

Health insurers won the pot. Reformers need a new game plan.

Tea Parties Have Right Spirit, Wrong Target

Stopping Iran

Who Killed the Responsible Republican? Bill Kristol, of course.

Once again, the GOP opts for deceit as a short-term political tactic...

"Crocodile Tears on Wall Street,".......[.Bill Moyers]

Joe, why did you crap out on us? (Joe Bageant)

Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull volcano is nothing to 'Angry Sister' Katla

Did the SEC Bait Goldman Sachs into Compounding Its Legal Problems With 'Kiss of Death' Message?

My Take on the Tea Party Movement

GOP's battle cry of “no more bailouts” is disingenuous.- NYT editorial

Republicans say Hell with the Tea Party and Side with Wall Street Banksters

Radioactive Waste Near Skyline Mine 10 Times Over safety Level

US Geothermal Industry Grew 26% in 2009 (during the Great Recession)

Independent UK: Gore takes cash for water campaign from chemical firm

How Our Cell Phones Kill Gorillas

US Solar Sees 38% Growth in PV Capacity in 2009 (during the Great Recession)

Just a reminder: Leaking soot from biomass kills about 1.6 million people a year.

Interesting. Bill Gates funding traveling wave reactor.

Washington State's Department of Ecology Weighs in on Wood Smoke's Health Effects.

Residents of Vinalhaven, Maine, wonder why they didn't ask more questions about their wind turbines,

That Didn't Last Long: Germany Pays For Admission to Gen IV Nuclear Program.

Let's Go Birding: Pics of Europe's Largest Eagle, The White Tail Eagle on Norwegian Island.

Vermont Yankee says Cesium-137 is not a new leak (feel better now?)

Nuclear power: no solution to climate change

Maine EPA Wants to Remind You That Wood Smoke Is Carcinogenic.

New ICE engine design promises up to double the fuel efficiency 75 to 100 mpg. -(this not a joke)

Tritium leaks are contaminating groundwater at (at least) 6 nuclear plants

Just a reminder: The "famous" pebble bed modular reactor was ABANDONED this year

Ethiopia uses ethanol stoves to reduce deforestation, reduce air pollution AND IMPROVE HEALTH!

VS back on DirecTV??

Gloat-Free Baseball Scores (Saturday, April 17)

Anybody watching the Lakers game? Kevin Durant just told Kobe: "No mas"

The Pirates complete a sweep of the hated Reds with a 5 run burst

Big Dog knows It's All About The U

Garnett suspended for Game 2 against Miami Heat

Albert Pujols is good

The Tampa Bay Rays humiliate the inept Red Sox and sweep the series

The Orioles Won!!!

A's beat hated Orioles in bottom of ninth

Manny toys with hated Giants... Blasts a pinch-hit 2-run homer in the 8th ,,,,

The JR Chess Report (April 18): Anand stranded in route to Sofia match

Bill Clinton: Haiti's future will be violent if international community doesn't stay involved

Sean Penn visited Cuban camp in Haiti

Mercenaries circling Haiti

Haiti: In Leogane, Venezuelan doctors go to the people

(Miami Hurled) The Mariel exodus: from trickle to tsunami

Peru town copes with being devoured by mine

"Honduran campesinos under the gun", posted by Andronex

The War Against Cuba: New Budgets, Same Premise - José Pertierra

Colombian court strikes down health reform

The Black Roots of Salsa. A documentary film.

Haiti after the quake - Imperialism with a human face

Mexico: Rights Activists Face Threats, Arbitrary Detention - and Worse

Cuba Clamps Down on 'Ladies In White' Protest

Despite billions in U.S. aid, Colombia struggles to reduce poverty

Peru town copes with being devoured by mine

Why is Bush's Sec. of War, Gates, mucking around in US/Colombia trade bidness?

Elian Gonzalez raid: 10 years later (w/slide show)

Are union mines safer? W.Va. tragedy at nonunion site rekindles debate

U.S., Canada Workers Rally for Locked-Out California Borax Miners

Three years after mine tragedy, lawsuit filed (Tri-Star Mining Inc. in Barton)

Another Serious Refinery Fire Prompts USW to Renew Call for Better Process Safety

USW say Sears Canada has locked out 500 warehouse staff over dispute

Cintas settles wrongful death case 4 days before it was to go to trial

Massachusetts School Bus Workers Join Teamsters Union

Union honors Millard P.E. teacher (will compete for a national teaching award )

West Virginia: First Suit in Mine Deaths

Today in Labor History Apr 18 West Virginia coal miners strike, defend selves against National Guard

Manufacturers find reasons to bring production back to U.S. (from China)

Judge overturns Arkansas adoption ban

T.E.A.B.A.G.G.E.R = Totally Enraged About Blacks And Gays Getting Equal Rights

Sonoma County CA separates elderly gay couple and sells their home

Mike Huckabee is an ignorant C@#!

Suppressing book bolsters settlers

Swastikas, Palestinian flag sprayed on Jaffa buildings

An immaculate conception?

Economic settlers eager to head home

Obama has potential of being known as president who betrayed Jews

Jordan queen pledges to improve east Jerusalem schools

IDF using bereavement as fig leaf for settlers

Israel's manufactured outrage over a presidential palace

Israel warns Syria over Hezbollah attacks

UK Bans Western Wall from Israel Tourism Ads

The NRA sits on sidelines of gun fight with feds

TX 2nd Amendment "march"

Support Is Growing For Openly Carrying Permitted Weapons (Connecticut) (Poll at link)

Even more Chicago shootings ...

The steady gains of Gun Rights, is accelerating into a rout ...

Gun Ban Activists Picket Denver Starbucks

Arizona to allow concealed weapons without permit


lichen on cedar

House being demolished

Too much time on my hands (or hand) today

Cactus Thorns

Went on a photo spree today

New Tech Sees Dead People

Quantum Leaps In Consciousness

Your Laptop Could Detect The Next Earthquake

Ladies and gents, I need your help.

lildreamer - are you ok?

Shape within Aurora Mystery

Earthquake Frequency: Is it on the Rise?

I'll be holding the next free chatroom @ on Monday 4.19.2010@ 6pm EST

funny conversation at the garage yesterday morning


Wish me luck, found a job that I REALLY REALLY WANT

Woman shot in face while driving

California Atheist Wins Freedom From Prison & Christian Oppression

Rate your favorite TV evangelist!

Pope Cries & Says He's Sorry & Yada, Yada, Yada.....

Pope falls asleep during mass....Classic!

Hey Jewish DU'ers - can you sue this guy?

CT bishops fighting bill that would repeal statute of limitations on child sex crimes

Men beating women in the name of religion

Silk implant could aid spinal injuries, epilepsy

“Big bill for pills not warranted” LTTE Montgomery Advertiser, AL

NHS bars woman after she saw private doctor (UK)

What is going to happen - and can we change it?

Food for Thought: A Graphical Peek at Income Inequality in the United States

High-Frequency Trading as High-Tech Robbery

Cosmic Symphony: A Deeper Look at Quantum Consciousness

Education Law Should Give Teachers Tools, Time and Trust

Judge halts Bobb's plans for DPS

Dean's words from 2003 on education are quite different than now.

California's university system: What went wrong? (in-depth San Jose Mercury News report)