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Archives: April 21, 2010

Karl Rove meets ‘the malcontents’: a RAW STORY exclusive


The Cap and Trade Version of "DEATH PANEL"

OK DUer State and Federal experts - can this Arizona racist madness

Just saw an ad on MSNBC saying..Join the Sons of Confederate

Just saw an ad on MSNBC saying..Join the Sons of Confederate

Man loses iPad and finger

[Canadian] Kandahar commander charged in gun incident

N.Y. case against Greenberg "devastating": judge

Senate Judiciary to hold nomination hearing for Judge Leonard Stark, District of Delaware

Instead of embarassing yourself by calling McVeigh a teabagger, try reading.

Kooks on television

Public Access Show? I've seen everything. . .hahaha

Is it appropriate to fart in a public bathroom?

BREAKING: Alberto Gonzales finds his car

BREAKING: Alberto Gonzales finds his car

5 years ago Bush said he was considering using troops on Americans and the teabaggers yawned

Pennsylvania Times Leader: U.S. Senate to vote (tomorrow) on Vanaskie confirmation to circuit court

Lehman Brothers' Dick Fuld admits bank made mistakes before collapse

There's this grey area that politicians love to play in when they issue "statements"

Indy University Law professor: The Liu Confirmation Hearing

Alienation is not the way to move forward.

Guardian UK: Workers unite in City of Angels

In pictures: Journey of ancient Arab trading ship

SF Senator Receives Threats Over Palin Probe

They're yelling "smoke"!

Loony Toons!

The business of America is kleptocracy

19th Century Foxx

Why doesn't the Full Faith and Credit Clause apply to gay marriage?

Democrats need a couple of big victories to excite their base...

Bachmann hits back at Clinton re 'gangster government' Democrats ‘celebrating Oklahoma City bombing’

Who the Tea Bekkkers REALLY Support...

Loebsack invites Beck to viewflood devastation


Iranian cleric: Promiscuous women cause earthquakes

Have you ever noticed that Senator no chin's upper lip never moves?

Alaska to join states' health bill lawsuit

Right-wing white supremacist terrorists' homes raided in SoCal

As the last few minutes of Hugh Holy Day 420 wind to a close...

Mandatory Tuesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

Hahaha! Rachel's going there about GA and the microchips!

Boy! Does this put Frd. bills in perspective! Total Fed tax revenue is

Teabaggers want less government


Well finally started a draft on labor

Chicken-gate story in NV-Sen has legs.

Fossil tracks of two-meter-long scorpion found in Scotland

Stupid Islamic Fundie on CNN

Congressional leaders shelve D.C. voting rights bill on gun control manipulation

Do you agree with the United States Supreme Court's ruling on /United States v. Stevens/?

US, Israel share 'unbreakable bond'

Budget swings leave Los Angeles dizzy

Oh Arizona, and this bill

Rachel just called out the NRA and gun activists for killing DC representation.

Daily Kos: "GOP Runs to Defend Goldman Sachs, Wall Street"

Daily Kos: "GOP Runs to Defend Goldman Sachs, Wall Street"

What Conservative Catholics believe

How to Enable Inequality - A Handbook for Democrats

Distrust, Discontent, Anger and Partisan Rancor - The People and Their Government...

Distrust, Discontent, Anger and Partisan Rancor - The People and Their Government...

For The Animal Lovers On DU!!!

Jon Stewart: "The news box is moving towards me"

How to Start a Movement

John McCain is a Whore

Americablog: "Most transparent White House ever" censors reporters at DADT event

A Short Citizen’s Guide to Reforming Wall Street

Plus ca change, . .

Democrats seek greater control over health insurance rates

Anti-Immigration Group Demands Sen. Graham Admit He Is Gay

Palin attorney implies that her hacked Yahoo account was used for state business

'Toxic stew' of chemicals causing male fish to carry eggs in testes

Right-wing group calls Lindsey Graham gay again

Group wants evangelist off May Pentagon event

Take a look at Wikipedia's featured article today...

Take Action - Keep Deadly Hooks Out of Proposed Leatherback Critical Habitat

U.S. attorney, IRS and FBI investigating Florida GOP credit card use

Threatdown: More-accurate artillery concerns general

NC town sues owners who won't demolish beach homes

So, Last week was the first time..official guildlines on sex abuse were issued by Vatican

DoDBuzz: It’s Official: EADS Bids For KC-X


School lunches impact recruitment

Senators (Kyl & McCain) Call for Guard on Border

Did Wall Street "Enron" the world?

Dylan Ratigan is right...there is no deterrance, no detection of looming financial disasters.

Money and the 2010 Midterms

There is nothing libertarian about hatred.

US Official: Iran Military Strike 'Off the Table'

Google releases data on gov't requests

Sen. Patty Murray bill seeks to help veterans find jobs

Will Arizona's new anti-Latino law hurt or help the Diamondbacks?

Another one bites the dust.

FBI Sentinel probably at least 10 percent over cost

The NCAA has taken a strong stand about SC

African-American Babies and Boys Least Likely to Be Adopted, Study Shows

Jesus' General: I shall not take up an anti-coal cucumber

Hewlett-Packard probe roils California U.S. Senate race

Britain: What will a 20 percent cut in public spending mean for workers?

W.Va media trying it's best to give rightwingers airtime before Obama/Biden visit

French government prepares new pension cuts

Amazon fights demand for customer records from NC by April 19th???

Kelsey Grammer's new media network needs a show called "ULTIMATE FEARMONGERING"

Fellow anglers laud 41st President Bush

Fellow anglers laud 41st President Bush

Boston Globe: "To young voters, socialism isn’t a bad word"

Libraries Mull Switch To Vending Machines: Self-Service Machines As Alternative To Hiring Employees

Is it just me, or...

Joementum's m.o. : First, grab a misleading headline.Then, take a crap in Paragraph #2 (border wall)

Today is To Write Love on Her Arms day

General Franco's beloved Samarach

Question for DUers

Women in the Civil Rights movement are too often overlooked: Dorothy Height

USA Today: Candidate can't win state Obama carried because he's... African-American

GEICO voice actor fired after insulting tea parties (aka telling the truth)

Katrina vanden Heuvel: The Senate's attempt at Goldman-like fraud

The Problem is the War, Not the Soldiers

RNC Spent $340K On Hawaii Meeting In January

The GOP might've found someone even crazier than Bill Sali to run in his old seat

Palin: "Obama's handeling of icelandic volcano helps the terrorist"

Great News from South America -Former Argentinian Military Dictator sentenced to

Can anyone help out here ....

Spotlight falls on political parties' misuse of credit cards

Joe Scar Tissue just said on air that we should spend a trillion on light rail

European Railroads Kept Continent Moving

BWHAHAHAHA: Ensign Campaign's Haul Last Quarter: $50 BUCKS!

Mexican Authorities Block Abortion For 10-Year-Old Rape Victim

Harry Reid Raised $37,000 In Campaign Contributions At A Mostly Goldman Sachs Fundraiser

suggestion for Arizona - recent domestic terrorism mostly done by white men

Did You Know There's An Oil Boom In North Dakota? Plenty of Jobs, Few Places To Live.

According to Twitter Mika has apologized to Joan Walsh. . . .

PUNITIVE damages.

Open Threats on Twitter Target Pelosi, Others

Contingent Workers: A New U.S. Employment Paradigm?

San Francisco MUNI budget cuts service 10%

Judge says ex-Detroit mayor violated probation

Judge says ex-Detroit mayor violated probation

HAZMAT at poultry plant in Pa.

HAZMAT at poultry plant in Pa.

Lehman: The Gift that keeps on giving

How to Combat Terrorism: "Realism, Rational Choice [Etc.]...Produce Some Surprising Observations"

Workers injured in oil rig blast...

Chanting "No more slaves! Pay a living wage!", (Florida)

Hitler Is Very Upset That Constantin Film Is Taking Down Hitler Parodies

Another teabagger with an alligator mouth and a hummingbird ass.

You don't know Orwellian until you know Frank Luntz

FBI, IRS Launch PROBE Of Florida GOP's Credit Card Expenses

Working for a roof.

Despicable Quote

HuffPo - John McCain: Illegal Immigrants 'Intentionally Causing Accidents On The Freeway'

How bad are things? Springfield man selling ad space on his urn

House to vote on benefits for veterans' caregivers

Chuck Todd is an empty suit who can read a teleprompter

The gathering of the monks

Lets make a list of some things GLBT citizens are expected to accept from their fellow Democrats.

NATO admits 4 killed in Afghanistan were civilians, not ‘known insurgents’

GetEQUAL ACTIVISTS Disrupt Committee Hearing To Demand MARK-UP of ENDA

What Should The President Say On Thursday?

What Should The President Say On Thursday?

Beck completely loses it; Claims he's doing "God's Work"

We Will NEVER Fix It!!! Never Never NEVER!!!!!

Maybe I'm Just Not that Sophisticated

Ohio Billboard Promotes Breastfeeding, Offends Some

Help me out DU

Balloon Boy Family To Pay $36K Restitution

When you celebrate 4/20, you celebrate Hitler's birthday

I've never really understood the reasoning of people who vote Republican.

Republicans Dominate Watchdog’s List of ‘ WORST GOVERNORS ’

Heard on the radio that there are unconfirmed reports that the 11 missing oil workers were found.

15,000 Attending Historic International Earth Day Climate Change Conference in Bolivia!

It's heartwarming to see how gay people are being treated here on DU.

Have the DADT protesters targeted McCain events and other opponents of repealing DADT

Mark Morford- How many companies want you dead?

Mark Morford- How many companies want you dead?

California: Legislation Would Create Green Light Cameras

Delete and lock the thread that's causing all the pain, DAMN ferchrissakes!

Why would a Medieval Warm Period be proof that humans are not affecting global climate?

DU this poll please!

Why doesn't AZ just round up all the brown people and put them into internment camps?

Disposable Soldiers

Anyone hear George will on the Colbert Show a couple of nights ago?

Nancy Skinner stepping into the firestorm between Jon Stewart and Bernie Goldberg tonight

Who are your Facebook Friends? Some of mine:

UNR grad Alicia Parlette, who chronicled cancer battle, prepares to say goodbye

Waiting for Guffman

Waiting for Guffman

Korea, US Agree to Delay Command Transfer

So Nightline has their typical subliminal, brain washing propaganda program on last night.

Do you remember how we were saying repubs won't cooperate with dems? They're finally listening

Mr. Fish: Music in a (i) Pod world

Police say hospital shooter believed doctor had put tracking chip in his body

Police say hospital shooter believed doctor had put tracking chip in his body

Top Officer Believes in Karzai; "There is no Plan B” in Afghanistan

The media follows a conservative narrative...

New Group: Jews Should Learn To Stop Worrying And Love Sarah Palin

Scapegoat Alert! Goldman Sachs Says SEC Case Hinges on Actions of One Employee

Church and State - The Founding Fathers View

Kudlow examines the Goldman case and says it looks pretty strong

Ensign's PAC Has Not Raised A Single Dollar This Year

Thousands of protesters at Illinois Capitol press for tax INCREASE

Cardinal Mahony Condemns Arizona's Immigration Law

Harry Reid's likely replacement: Pay your doctor with a chicken.

Jon Stewart calls Fox News the "lupus of news"

The 10 SCARIEST Charts of the Recession

Radical Rush blames Clinton for OK City bombing; the press yawns

for those who need a little laugh today...

John McCain is losing it, quickly......

Brown and Clegg ripped on their Immigration Amnesty plans..

Former head of KB Home is convicted of mail fraud

pot can help make kids smarter

Hartmann on fire today!

Both national party committees spend big chunks on fancy meals, hotels, travel

DU writers and people watchers: Rob over at OpEdNews has what is imho a brilliant idea.

Will others follow Arizona's lead on immigration?

Louisiana DUers, what's the story with that oil rig

The Dancing Boys of Afghanistan

With Financial Reform, Washington Again Flees

USDA downplays own scientist’s research on ill effects of Monsanto herbicide

Anyone going to DC for the Earth Day activities?

Religious Right group tells followers to boycott the 2010 elections

Caribou Ken Sues the Feds - Alaska joins anti-HCR lawsuit

Stranded in Transit, These Travelers Howl, Hiss and Whinny

Technical difficulties at the Supreme Court

Republican forum?

Republicans Block Votes On 97 Federal Nominees In A Single Day

Group wants evangelist's Pentagon event canceled

For Cash-Strapped States, Sin Is Sure Lucrative

GOP Strategy: Hit Obama, Win or Lose

Dylan Ratigan's Puppet Show About the Financial Crisis

Greed is like a Virus.

YouTube Removes Hitler Parodies.

Clarence Thomas's Wife, "Ginni" (Admirer of Right Wing Hate Media), is

Back in 2004, when I was still just getting use to being on disability, I came down with what turned

One-Paragraph History of Politico’s News-Invention Morning-Win Technique

Damn, I miss Molly Ivins! Has Limbaugh ever been more perfectly skewered than he was ...

Bernie Sanders is tearing the big banks new one

Downfall Producers Want Hitler Parody Off Web

Before the debate in England I posted that I expected

Raw Story: RNC blew $340,000 on posh three-day Hawaii bash — $56,000 a day

GOP objects...and objects...and objects...and objects....

RENT-A-FRONT: New Group Wages Stealth Battle Against Wall Street Reform

Community protests Kroger closing

Tea Party really very, very small. And that's the scary part. (Maddow blog)

Hitler youtube parody downfall censorship.

Indonesia rejects religions law review

Columbia, SC: Steve Benjamin elected the city’s first black mayor

Syria smoking ban enters into force

Republican Actress Heather Locklear Arrested for Hit-and-Run

Bwaaaaaaaaaaaaaah Tweety - Miami Heat - The teaparty favorite

DIRT! a must see!

Protesting McDonnell’s Confederacy proclamation, VA lawmakers wear black ribbons to remember slaves.

Facebook page prays for Obama's death.

Kenya -- A 'Real Tea Party' at the Capitol - story and pic

The Little Picture: It's All About the Benjamins.

No to secret international Internet treaty!

Tea is such a lovely beverage...

Adulterous, Cross-dressing fireman-killing Fascist Rudy 9iu11ani endorsing Malone for Congress

Whitman Dodges Debates -- Sign the petition!

Feds: Blackwater boss had ‘scofflaw attitude’

10-year-old's pregnancy fuels Mexican abortion debate

Exaggeration of Iranian Threat Could Have Dire Consequences

Why Is the US Cutting Off Climate Aid to the Poorest Country in South America?–Bolivian Climate Nego

It must be nice for Michael Steele to know he won't get fired no matter what he says...

A Finance Overhaul Fight Draws a Swarm of Lobbyists

Any other Catholics feeling seriously unwelcome here?

Charges Aside, What About Goldman’s Nondisclosure of a Potential Lawsuit?

Being a Republican is a get out of jail free card.

USDA downplays own scientist’s research on ill effects of Monsanto herbicide

Priests molested children and the Catholic Church protected them...


Example of how the teahadists insinuate themselves in media (Nathan Cooper, trojan horse cartoonist)

Kucinich Calls for Justice for Black Farmers

Just completed Habit for Humanity homes burglarized of all appliances

Glenn Beck is really trying hard to explain his racists beliefs, as not racist.

Sarah Palin's Speaking Demands (The Onion)

The previously unknown Coalition for Responsible Regulation Inc (CRR)

Palin: "Obama's handling of icelandic volcano helps the terrorist"..

America Must Boycott Arizona - HuffPo

Specter started running extremely negative TV ads against Joe Sestak in PA Dem. primary.

Oh My! former Stanford lobbyist and Executive hosts fundraiser

Sue Lowden running in NV against Harry Reid...and her chickens

White House: Obama Won't Make Cautious Court Pick Because GOP Will Oppose Whoever He Nominates

Ohio secy needs our help

Seriously, I want a job working for the RNC

Who Owns the River?: Colorado landowners object to rafters floating through their private property

U.S. is confident against nuclear attack

Honest Question....Can you be against illegal immigration and still be a liberal?

I'd love to hear tea party opinion on DC representation...

The military DADT survey will not go out to all military households

Wednesday TOON roundup, part 2

A bad day for Southern Republican Senators

Wednesday TOON roundup, part 3

Sarah for President? She's Just a Girl Who Can't Say No

The Back Bench: Right-Wing GOPers You Don't Know...But Should

Wednesday TOON roundup, part 5

Palin will "pursue" a presidential bid in 2012 if it's the best way to help everyday people

New documents link Kissinger, Bush senior to (Former Chilean Foreign Minister)Letelier assassination

We hate congressional Dems so badly that......

Father placed 1 year old in a bath tub full of scalding hot water

More Ensign - he has received only $50 towards his

O.M.G. Fox Reporter Asks Gibbs about Birthers and Muslims and Obama

ACORN CEO outside court: 'We're on life support'

The teabaggers are irrelevant

FDA plans to limit amount of salt allowed in processed foods for health reasons

Arnie Duncan's Plan: Dumbing Down Teaching?

So, Is that what they mean when they say the vitriol on the left and the right

On the National Geographic Channel right now, "The Volcano Effect"

Can there be any agreement around this statement?

Senate panel approves tougher derivatives rules

Generals add their fire to Clegg’s attack on Trident

Tea Partiers In Tax Day Protests Try To Explain Why They're Against Obama (VIDEO)

American Airlines' parent company loses a half billion in 1st quarter

What we need to start calling the "Tea Party"

See how evil Gov't is? Forcing Doctors to take a 10% pay cut! Oh's NOT the Gov't????

BILL MOYERS JOURNAL Preview: FCC commissioner Michael Copps on Net Neutrality | PBS

"Don't Ask" protesters arrested at White House, police block reporters

African-Americans ‘don’t have a reason’ to vote Republican.

Oklahoma State Senate seeks more control over women's bodies

William Ayers to talk at Fresno State

Nick Clegg: Only the Lib Dems listen to Britain

PA Governor Ed Rendell: Democratic Party Is Soulless, 'Cowering Behind The Shower Curtains'

Woman gets probation for starving son with cult

If I'm Amare Stoudemire I Get The F--- Out Of Arizona

Teabaggers, you can't have your "country back". It was defeated in 1865...

Moody's slapped with Subpoena !

McAfee antivirus update falsely reboots computers around world

Justice Breyer: My Wife is Infallible

C-span --- tune in . . . it's getting interesting again --

Ross Perot re-surfaces

REPORT: Fox Newsers rally for GOP in more than 300 instances and in nearly every state

Wednesday TOON roundup, part 1

•••• The Tea Party KNOWS - there are MONSTERS ON MAPLE STREET - Video ••••

A corporation is a person? Then it is also a psychopath.

Beck and his "recovering alcoholic" thing is driving me nuts.

Did anybody see that clip of Ronald Reagan & James Dean from GE Theatre on NBC News?

What do you think about, what occupies your mind when not working?

Question about the impact of the health care bill came up at a company meeting

Obama suggests value-added tax (VAT) may be an option

"When you throw a rock

Read beyond the headline before freaking out: Obama: No litmus tests on abortion for court pick

School rejects prom escort for teen as 'too old', brother back from Iraq

Glen Beck ... suggests that he is a prophet?

How BIG is "Too Big to Fail"?

Marco Rubio, Florida GOP Under Federal Investigation, Report Says

Fox. The Lupus of News....

Anybody Else Tired Of Being Dragged Down By The Lowest Common Denominator ???

Obama seeks court nominee who backs women's rights

Want to see Republicans really scream? Dump Roberts as Chief Justice

video shows taliban taking over us base abandoned a few days ago

CSU Palin Controversy Incites Hate Messages

It took a state biologist, firefighters and police about 45 minutes to free the bear's head - pic

Crawford, TX resident re: Bush living there: "The only thing we got out of it was that bank"

White supremacists arrested in raids after booby trap attacks on California police

Thrift stores struggle to stay open - Donations of items is down

Senator Crist - good or bad

"Moralist" Joe LIEberman may endorse Linda McMahon for senate!

An economics lesson: Why tax cuts will never work to fix the economy

New poll finds strong support for Arizona immigration bill

Catholic Church pedophilia scandal grows in Latin America

MSNBC Pulls the Plug on Donny Deutsch’s Weeklong Anchoring Stint (For Deriding Olbermann & Schultz)

Gotta Love The Brits

"If a man is willing to serve his country in the most extraordinarily

Milk can removed from bear's head, bear back in woods

Colombian cardinal praised pedophile cover-up

Dylan Ratigan on MSNBC called for big banks to be

Dylan Ratigan on MSNBC called for big banks to be

Should we give Libertarians there own little test ground out in the middle of nowhere?

Thom Hartmann asks: Can NAFTA be repealed?

Districts Warn of Deeper Teacher Cuts

The Sanders Standard for Serious Bank Reform

Tell me you watched Jon Stewart tonite!!!! woooohoooooooooo!

Gun dealer with ties to Hutaree faces federal indictment

Gun dealer with ties to Hutaree faces federal indictment

How Dan Rather Got Hoodwinked (and was forced out of the MSM)...

How Dan Rather Got Hoodwinked (and was forced out of the MSM)...

Teabaggers, you can't have your "country back". It was defeated in 1945...

Wasn't it refreshing when Dodd said that McConnell had "lied"?

Did you watch the McVeigh Tapes on Monday? What were your impressions?

Inventing Disorders - The Psychiatric Drugging of Children

Palin's speech to Women of Joy reveals connection to radical Christian nationalist 'Prayer Warriors'

I miss David Shuster

I miss David Shuster

It's Liz Windsor's 84th birthday. Last Head of State to be a WWII vet and no one hated GWBush

CNN: Palin will run in 2012 "if it's the best way to help everyday people," and if God wants it.

Wikileaks Facebook Page Deleted Together With 30,000 Fans

OMG Nick Clegg actually has a chance (UK PM Election)

The Increasingly Whackadoodle GOP

The Rude Pundit: Can We Start Worrying About Right-Wing Extremism Yet?

Bisexual men sue gay group, claim bias

Nick Clegg: 'Cleggmania' Sweeps Britain, Liberal Democrats Surge In Polls

Va. DMV recalls plate with Hitler connotations

what do you think of the idea of scottish independence

Palin's brain is slower than dog shit on a New Hampshire January morning.

'I think we have not begun to understand the cognitive impact and the social impact' of smartphones

I just got a letter and survey from Michael Steele!

Canadian University Restricting Graphic Posters that Compare Abortion to Genocide

After nearly two years of unemployment and no clients, I have a dream.

The image Microsoft doesn't want you to see: Too tired to stay awake

Tea Partiers: See where they live...

HOMESCHOLERS FOR PERRY- Huff Post's Funniest Protest Signs of 2010

Church pedophilia scandal grows in Latin America

Wednesday TOON roundup, part 4

5 Students Expelled For Using ‘Axe’ (body spray) To Start Fires

Walmart Offering $45 Unlimited Cellphone Plan Nationwide

A job that no American will do, not even for $50 an hour

Holy Prescott Bush!-Tea Party Financiers Owe Their Fortune to Josef Stalin

White House closes Lafayette Park due to DADT protesters, kicks out media

Girls accused of killing gay man in attack like Clockwork Orange

ESPN Sources: Roethlisberger Suspended for up to 6 Games in Connection With Sexual Assault Complaint

We're Living in a KLEPTOCRACY: Fears of Socialism and Fascism Are a Distraction

We're Living in a KLEPTOCRACY: Fears of Socialism and Fascism Are a Distraction

From Joe.My.God. ~ And WE'RE The Perverts?

Monsanto Declares P.R. War Against Food Inc. Film

Special for DUers following Gitmo/torture stories (Andy Worthington)

A Delaware agreement with Teach for America pays $300,000 for 6 teachers...

Neighbor is clear-cutting around 300 acres

Geico Voice Actor Fired After Insulting Tea Partiers

Here is the clip that will win Jon Stewart another Emmy and maybe the Samuel Clemens Award

Congressman Sestak, Would You Object to Winning Your Election?

Watch "Food Inc" on PBS tonight at 9 PM

BREAKING: Tea Party "Crashers" OUTED! YOUNG REPUBLICANS... Posing as Dems!!

Facebook Group Asks God to Kill Obama

Meg Whitman seriously needs to STFU

Group wants evangelist's Franklin Graham's Pentagon event canceled

Glenn Greenwald: Unlearned lessons from the Steven Hatfill case

World Bank on Education, teachers, and unions .. .

My, my my ......

Democrats expand control of the 3rd US Circuit as the Senate confirms Judge Vanaskie

Scott Roeder, convicted killer of George Tiller, is not enjoying prison

Japan's stereotype of American Police

basic question about British politics and their three biggest parties

Vt. Guard says no F-35s would hurt economy

Should the Fairness Doctrine be brought back?

Why the hate for immigrants?

Memo: To Barack Obama

GM pays off its bailout loans

Bigger-breasted chickens, insecticide-resistant soybean seeds, tomatoes that won't go bad.. FOOD INC

Soldier: "I got yelled at by my platoon leader that I needed to stop trying to save these mf’n kids"

Why I Will Vote Republican

Yes, absolutely, let's punish success.

If I called anyone 'Mentally Retarded' in an offensive manner, DUers would slam me big time!

Allowing republicans to post their opinion on DU.

Rupert Murdoch's Sky News (UK) - A Fox in Sheep's Clothing

sarah palin's image appeals to me and i wish she was left wing

APRIL Photo Contest - Prelim Thread 1

APRIL Photo Contest - Prelim Thread 2

Black & Latino Imprisonment Rates the Result of Racist, Punitive Impulse

APRIL Photo Contest - Thread 3

We are Losing America Right Before our Blind Eyes (UPDATED 4/21/10 - Bandwidth Warning)

Chuck Norris says "Don't mess with Texas"...threatens liberals with branding irons.

"Proving Election Fraud" by Rich Charnin (TruthIsAll)

a reminder....this day changed my life.

What I want to say....

me, a phoenix rising


Poll for GMail users

Green Footprint idea for Earth Day = Feel the Earth with Your Feet

Wow. Who knew the Russians invented breakdancing?

iPhone owners--Lonely Planet's giving away free Guide Book apps!

Sassy Gay Friend

The Deck at Night IV,

DC-area people: If you could live anywhere within a one-hour drive

Can I just say...

I just ate a dozen tacos ...

Skinner's Dog

Just Went On The Treadmill For An Hour. Can I get An Attagirl Or Something?

Didja ever notice that people who snark you in threads...

Anyone notice that Lefty kind of went missing?

Here's a picture of Mr. French hiding in some pigs that have huge balls.

Had a serious discussion with my doctor about my weight today.

Nolabear's response in another thread is making me think...

MODS: Please delete every OP on the first 3 pages except for those started by me.

Fun with two cats, a bird song website and a laptop computer

New study doubts Donner Party story

Wednesday Morning, 145 am......

Is it alright to give umbrage every now and then?


After all these years, it is FINALLY time to reveal my identity.

For those celebrating 420 tonight

Tincture bed.

Drugs, life threatening disease and medical stuff...

RenFest (Renaissance Festival) is back

MiddleFingerMom believes in reincarnation.

How's YOUR love life?

Fond memories of a doctor's appontment?

If there was a draft for the lounge...

Anybody been watching Animal Planet tonight.

TV ad I would like to see for impotence treatment.

Thoughts and prayers for my thoughts and prayers, please

Some "eye candy" for you...

Raquel Welch looks DAMN good for 69.

Whats too do about grammer?

How bad are things? Springfield man selling ad space on his urn

I am watching this BBC show on netflix called The IT Crowd.

Since you asked: Yes it is still snowing in So. Cal. HARD.


BREAKING - Sarah Palin to don eyepatch, parrot, replace "you betcha" catch phrase with "HARRRRR"

two random nature pictures from the ranch

To the DUer who keeps posting the obscene pictures of cactus, we get it. Really, we do.

Its 421....

How oftens do youse crash?

Letting Mommie go.

Awkward Family Photos

For Kali, a little late my pics from Arizona...Part One

music to walk by

music to walk by

music to walk by

Hummingbird very busy today!

I need some good music to walk by when I'm in the libree!

Stern Fans - do you think he's going to call it quits or sign on for a few more years?

Look - the Sarah Palin Kitty

music to walk by

If Rod Blagojevich had been a Republican:

Charlie Sheen -- I'm Totally Buzzed (cut that is)


Arizona Pics Part II

So who's going to win tonight? Mecha Streisand, The Celebrities, or The Gingers?!

Being a cracked dude is tough on the ol' love life

Arizona Pics Part 3

So I finally saw (and enjoyed) "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button." But one thing has been bugging

Happy Grounation Day

What to do about Kelsey Grammer?

So, Glee fans - why didn't Cop Rock work?


How to spot a member...

Help DU Strange thing just happened when I used google

LOL! I Finally started watching "Heroes"

Uh-oh. Goldman Sachs is the new Chuggo! From Jon Stewart...

What would you do

Fatal Attractions Chimps on Animal Planet. Anyone watch?

Sometimes, I like to pay for my groceries with exact change just so I can hear the cashier say,

So I recorded a short moment of Zen from my backyard. At about 0:24 a dove

How often do you use hash?

Fuck the Queen - it's Iggy Pop's 63rd birthday!

WhyJigsaw Puzzels are the answer,,,.

Actors either killed off or from cancelled series that you're glad to see get work

When a problem comes along, you must...

What the hell is this?

What the hell is this?

It is really hard to find a good friend, you know?

Preview Shatner’s Duet of “Total Eclipse” With Taiwanese Internet Star

To be perfectly fair...

music to wok by

If you needed to be somewhere else in a hurry, would you rather be:

Shut up.

Hymns stuck in your head decades after you last entered a church

What would you like for your birthday?

LOST--- don't open this thread unless you want your *mind blown*

McAfee Antivirus wiped out thousands of Windows XP machines

Next James Bond 007 film on indefinite hold (MGM is in heavy debt)

Anyone else into "Corner Gas"?

Replace two sump pumps and fix the improvised repairs of the previous owner? $670.

Who, where and how old were you when you lost your virginity?

Brand new Weber grill, and this:

Beagles are waaaaaaaaaaaaaay different than Samoyeds!

Okay the burrito withdrawal thread got me thinking- What food do you miss where you live?

L O S T (T-minus 4 weeks)

What's your favorite "big city"?

ugh - FB "friends" who really aren't?

Women's clothing sizes - what the fuck?! What's a size 6 versus 12 versus 18?

Epic gun owner fail

How often do you use cash?

You know who's awesome? Forkboy is awesome.

Ad jingles still stuck in your head decades after they went off the air

~LeftyFingerPop appreciation thread ~

Anyone play Mafia Wars on facebook?

"Awkward Family Photos" book to be released May 4th--- LOL pics here

European Cockpit Association: Mixing Commercial and Safety Decisions Risks Lives

Hip Hop Legend Guru, of Gang Starr, Dies at 43

Senate Takes Steps on Backlog of Nominations

A Finance Overhaul Fight Draws a Swarm of Lobbyists

Prospects brighten for financial overhaul as GOP senators cool attacks

Activists Dismayed at U.S. Reaction to Sudan Polls

Generals add their fire to Clegg’s attack on Trident - Money spent on Trident can’t go on troops

14 reputed Gambino family members charged in NYC

AP-GfK Poll: Americans say US cars top Asian autos

Districts Warn of Deeper Teacher Cuts

Reports: Feds launch probe into Florida GOP

European skies open but airline schedules scrambled

Vice mayor of Kandahar, Afghanistan, fatally shot while praying in mosque

BNP's Griffin urges restrictions on Chinese imports

Supreme Court pick to be made by May 26

L.A. mayor proposes deepest city cuts in decades

Donors want money back from Dem-turned-Republican

GEICO voice actor fired after insulting tea parties

Nissan to launch Leaf reservations

'Toxic stew' of chemicals causing male fish to carry eggs in testes-Intersex fish found across US

GM CEO schedules visit to Kansas Fairfax plant (new jobs in Detroit & K.C.-K.)

Downfall Producers Want Hitler Parody Off Web

Ensign Campaign's Haul Last Quarter: 50 Bucks

IMF proposes two big new bank taxes to fund bail-outs

Afghan war is unwinnable and we should not be there, say [UK] voters

FBI, IRS raid NY state senator's Bronx clinic

Eric Massa Allegations Spur New House Ethics Committee Investigation

Lehman Exec Who Flagged Repo 105 Was Suddenly Fired

Pirate Suspects to be Brought to Norfolk

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Wednesday April 21

The O T H E R M E N of L O S T... vote for one

Awarding of Brazilian dam contract prompts warning of bloodshed

Girls accused of killing gay man in attack like Clockwork Orange

(CA) Police Raid Homes Of White Supremacists

Obama seeks court nominee who backs women's rights

Feds: Blackwater boss had ‘scofflaw attitude’

Panel subpoenas Moody's for documents

Obama suggests value-added tax may be an option (no not really-AP shills)

Judges rule that Schwarzenegger strongarmed gaming tribe

GOP's Grassley joins Dems in passing limits on derivatives

Dodd reform bill would reduce U.S. deficit -CBO

2 NKorean Spies Arrested for Assassination Plot

U.S. attorney, IRS and FBI investigating Florida GOP credit card use

FEDS launch inquiry into Florida GOP credit card expenses

Iran denounces U.S. "nuclear threats," to hold drill (war games in Strait of Hormuz)

Obama's green agenda under attack from (super secretive) group linked to chemical industry-CRR

Survey shows 'epic' discontent among American voters

(Pakistan) defence ministry asked to respond in drone case (request for formal ban)

'Toxic stew' of chemicals causing male fish to carry eggs in testes

Bobby Jindal among 'America's Worst Governors' according to liberal watchdog group

Poll: USA fed up with political incivility

New Bishop Once Blamed Devil for Abuse Lawsuits

Louisiana Oil Rig Explosion: Deep Water Horizon Workers Still Missing

GEICO voice actor fired after insulting tea parties

Senate panel approves tougher derivatives rules

Senate panel approves tougher derivatives rules

Crist to run for Florida Senate as an independent

Federal Judge Grants Habeas Writ Due to Torture Issues

McAfee program goes berserk, reboots PCs

[Britain's Conservative Leader] David Cameron hit by egg thrown by protester

Sarkozy orders bill on banning full Islamic veils

Sarkozy orders bill on banning full Islamic veils

White House slams latest 'birther' move

2 Men Plead Not Guilty In Hate Crime

WH to Review U.N. Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

Wall Street's Talking Points, Now Available in Memo Form (from WH blog)

Obamas are coming to Asheville this weekend!

"How Is The Hopey Changey Thing Working For You" Bumper Stickers......

The World According To ...

Saudi Arabia Announces Nuclear Plant, And It Could Have Huge Consequences For U.S.-Iran Relations

NY court gives government victory against ACORN

Sowers on offense in defensive year

What does Marco Rubio think of the Arizona Profiling harrassment Bill ?

Rubio Under Federal Investigation for Credit Card Use

Must Read from Harold Meyerson: Hope Rises for Real Financial Reform

The Lingering Effects of Bush's Impotent Überstate

"Leaders of Iran shared the Republican hope that health care would fail"

"DADT Protesters Arrested at White House" (again)

"DADT Protesters Arrested at White House" (again)

Political cartoonist Tom Auth: Wall Street vs. Main Street

Obama to return to Calif. for Boxer

Blue Cross Voluntarily Extends Coverage to Young Adults Who were About to Lose It

Kenya Throws Down On Tea Partiers: We Got Your 'Real Tea Party' Right Here!

Republicans see 2010 election as opportunity to create gridlock

New Polls Show Toss-ups for Governor in Texas, California, and Florida

LIVE! Senate Agriculture Committee markup on bill to regulate over-the-counter derivatives

Treasury did not vote all our Citigroup shares in support of greater transparency of derivatives

Please HELP Arizona -

"The whole IX yards: W.H. reverses sports policy"

Dems To Attack Sue Lowden With “Chickens For Checkups” Web Site

US Unveils New $100 Bill

So, I'm scooting through the internet tubes...

USA Today's Page: Candidate can't win state Obama carried because he's... African-American

Awesome News: Senate to take up Immigration Reform this year!

Obama seeks court nominee who backs women's rights

C-Span2 NOW: Senator Sherrod Brown in colloquy with Senator Ted Kaufman on financial reform

Fairbanks man files to challenge Murkowski

Romney to convention for Bennett

North Carolina: Cunningham Posts Disappointing $345,000 Quarter

Democrats Outpace G.O.P. in Recent Fund-Raising... (Also, Ensign's sole contributor for the quarter)

President Obama: SEC gave 'no heads-up' on Goldman

Spokesman: Park Police 'screwed up'

Cornyn wants Rossi to make up his mind soon about challenging Sen. Murray

"Turns out that the deductible on my insurance is one goat and one bull"

A truly insanely funny photo of the Vice President

"White House: Obama Won't Make Cautious Court Pick"

Ready For More Reconciliation?

It's going to be an exciting six months for the Democratic agenda

There are people who will oppose anything the President presents..

GM pays off its bailout loans

SPR exclusive bulletin: Crist to run for Florida Senate as an independent

Global Temperatures Push March 2010 to Hottest March on Record

Limbaugh: "McVeigh was not inspired by anybody's words, he was inspired by Mr. Clinton's deeds."

AP-GfK Poll: Americans shifting to US cars

We have it all wrong about AZ birther law

Odd Silence From A Loud Bunch

The World According To ...

Arizona needs Goddard after Brewer the way the US needed Obama after Bush

NYC Mayor Defends Wall Street Before Obama Visit

The right allows financial crises, the left handles financial crises

"Republican Senate candidate Sue Lowden keeps pressing her cluck, I mean, luck."

Dick Morris admits he fabricated story on Clinton, Reno and Waco

NY Times: Up to 300,000 public school jobs could be cut

Gallup: Signs of Economic Improvement - Economy added 1.5 million jobs during last month


Hawaii to birthers>>>> NO!

Did Reid call their bluff?

What you're not seeing on the news from Az. Pics...and it's going to keep getting larger.

Republicans Block Votes On 97 Federal Nominees In A Single Day

It takes a Village to protect our President!!!

Larry Summers about the amazing turnaround of the auto industry

Arizona passes Birther Law, takes early lead in "Dumbest State of the Year" competition

Brown leads Whitman in latest Rasmussen poll (44%-38%)

I can agree with this..

Max Keiser Faces Off on Goldman Sachs' Fraud II

Guns, God, and Goldman

Oklahoma City Bombing Rare Footage.

Winning with Progressive Candidates-Marcy Winograd/PDA

TYT Debate w/ Conservative (Says $250k Is Not A Lot Of Money!)

Liberal Democrats: Say goodbye to broken promises

Mike Malloy Republican Callers - Harry

Bachmann: Obama administration advocating net neutrality, which is censorship of the Internet

AC 360: South Park Creators Receive Death Threats After Muhammad Character Appears On Show

TAX DAY TEA PARTY 2010 (New Left Media asks questions)

Thom Hartmann - On Hitler's Birthday - Are the Teabaggers just like the Nazi Beer Hall Party?

Funny or Die's Presidential Reunion (hahahahaha!!!)

Senator Graham asked to Admit His Homosexuality

TYT: GOP Leader Lies About Bank Reform Bill on CNN

Krugman on financial reform (Rachel Maddow Show)

Olbermann New Segment: 'Tea Time' - 'The Something for Nothing & Nothing for Everyone Else Parties'

Climate Crime Unit: NYC (The Search For David Koch)

Youth Activists Confront Coal CEOs With The Dirty Truth @ The House Select Committee

Marcy Winograd Addresses the CA Dem Party - This is a struggle for the heart & soul of the Dem Party

No Show Joe (Arlen Specter attack ad)

Rachel Maddow on gun rights groups ruining Washington DC's chance to get a vote in Congress

3 Reasons to Legalize Pot Now!

Marcy Winograd-Labor not Lockouts

TYT: Racism in the NFL Draft?


Joy Behar to Teabag Where Was Tea Party During Bush Administration?

Students Arrested for Protesting Arizona Bill 1070

Hitler Finds Out Constantin Films Blocks Downfall Meme

Casino Jack and the United States of Money Trailer

The Segment That Made MSNBC Pull the Plug On Donny Deutsch’s Weeklong Anchoring Stint

Bill Black's eye-popping opening statement at House FinServ hearing on Lehman Bros. failure

How To Rally Dummies At Tax Time

Joan Walsh (on Morning Joe) asks a question for which there is no answer (1:15)


McConnell: UNFIT to LEAD

TYT Challenges Tea Party Leader - Protest Wall Street! (How Does He React?)

Forget 'Abacus 2007-AC1', Goldman Sachs Peddled Actual Abacuses

Gloob died today

Truthdig: Borrowing While Poor

Robert Scheer: Goldman Plays, We Pay

Who Let the Blue Dogs Out? - Norman Solomon (Common Dreams)

Is there any legislation pending

Did BA Brinkmanship Force No-fly U-turn?

Tea Party Movement Mirrors a Deeply Divided America-Der Spiegel

An American Phenomenon: The Widespread Psychiatric Drugging of Infants and Toddlers

GOP introduces ‘Minority Rules’ bill

Geico Voice Actor D.C. Douglas Calls Out Freedomworks, Tea Partiers (BRILLIANT!)

Kandahar Cluster**** Watch - “We are not happy.”

To Winston Smith:

Obama administration looks beyond sanctions against Iran. Kidnappings and assassinations?

More Hype About Iran?

Senate Democrats to Unveil Bill to Limit Bank Size

American Kleptocracy: How Fears of Socialism and Fascism Hide Naked Theft

Reducing Food Waste in the Event of An Erupting Volcano and Other Farming Hazards

Texas Town Adjusts to Life Without Bush

Study Settles It: Shocking Black & Latino Imprisonment Rates the Result of Racist, Punitive Impulse

Polanski Begs Obama for Mercy

Where is all this hatred leading?

Adopt a Nest of Sea Turtle Hatchlings (for Mother's Day)

Amy Goodman: Cochabamba, the Water Wars and Climate Change

Drumbeat: April 21, 2010

NSF: On 'Earth Week,' World Is No Longer Our Oyster

NSF: Volunteers Scrutinize "Ten Most Wanted" Plants for Clues to Climate Change (early blooming)

USF Biologists Link El Niño, Temperature Variability to Amphibian Declines

Children’s Cognitive Ability Can Be Affected by Mother’s Exposure to Urban Air Pollutants

Alberta Has Already Used Up Province's Firefighting Money - 2010 May Be Driest On Record

White Nose Disease Confirmed Pike CO, MO - Dozens Of Caves Statewide Will Be Closed

Insuring India's Nuclear Power

Joule Biotech - the perfect renewable fuel?

Further evidence nuclear power is DEAD - Finnish government . . .

Animal feed and automobiles make the San Joaquin Valley a smog hotspot

MIT Improves Efficiency With 3D Solar Panel Structures

NIH-led Interagency Group Identifies Research Needs to Study Climate Change and Human Health Impacts

BoA Merrill Lynch reduces estimates for wind capacity growth

Near-Term Systemic Implications of Peak Global Oil Production--Principle Mechanisms Driving Collapse

So, um, how are those hundred thousand dollar golf course hydrogen lawn mowers working out?

A smart way to charge up (electric cars)

Rattlesnakes sound warning on biodiversity and habitat fragmentation

The Sierra Club is twenty times bigger than the Tea Party (Happy Earth Day)

US Senate Ocean Acidification Hearings Tomorrow (4/22) 10:00 Eastern

Feds move to lease wind power rights off Delaware coast

Networked Networks Are Prone to Epic Failure

Advance made in “thin film” solar cell technology (could significantly reduce the cost)

Intelligent networking of wind farms

Gloat-Free Baseball Scores (Tuesday, April 20)

Former Kansas State quarterback Dylan Meier dies in hiking accident

Wow, the Yankees won again

Roethlisberger suspended six games...must undergo "behavioral analysis"

Woo-hoo! What a Thanksgiving Day Game

Team repeatedly scores own goals to protest refs (149-0)

Tebow staying home for NFL draft

Boat stolen from boat lift (Ft. Myers, Fl. - Used by human smugglers @$15,000/Cuban)

Cochabamba, the Water Wars and Climate Change

Uruguay, Argentina agree to cooperate on river

Anniversary for Brasilia leaves architect 'sad'

Tornado, storms whip Nicaragua, Ecuador

Brazil awards rights to develop Belo Monte dam

Military helicopters collide in Colombia (Tuesday)

Photographer killed in Colombia

Honduran Truth Commission Under Fire from All Sides

Why Is the US Cutting Off Climate Aid to the Poorest Country in South America?–Bolivian Climate Nego

Gunman kills Honduran journalist as he leaves tv studio

Paramilitaries kill in Colombia and drag bodies to Venezuela - Semana/Spanish

Republican party strategy backfiring on business? (Senate Republicans for months had blocked a vote)

Unions fight back on insurance

Today in Labor History Apr 21, 12,500 Goodyear Tire workers strike 9 plants

Coalition Of Immokalee Workers Raises Standards For Tomato Pickers

United Steelworkers Urges More Safety Monitoring In Oil Refinery Construction

Young IBEW Members Speak Out at AFL-CIO Forums

If you support Don't-Ask-Don't-Tell you are Aiding and Abetting

Denver Post: 'White House is facing a budding revolt' over its DADT strategy

ACLU Complaint Takes On “Decoy” Prom For Mississippi Lesbian Student New Information Revealed In Co

Do the Obamas have any gay friends?

With all respect to the Democratic Party

Middle East Politics Beyond Cohen’s Grasp

Exclusive: New Gaza Salafist faction numbers 11,000

Arab Israelis mark 62nd year since 'Nakba' saw 750,000 Palestinians dispossessed

U.S. officials slam pro-Israeli ads in American media

Would the U.S. Shoot Down an Israeli Jet? Top Officer Won’t Say

Epic gun owner fail

Democratic candidate Mark MacNealy (OH-3) weighs in with Amendment II Democrats

Brady finds Texas "Puzzling"

Police: 3-year-old dies of self-inflicted gunshot at Sheriff Deputy's Home

Woman, 89, grabs handgun and fires at intruder

CCW holder stops bus hijacking

Republican Bloomberg's gun show bill.

Rachel just called out the NRA and gun activists for killing DC representation.

Driver says he was shot at during early morning commute

On a train bridge

power to the people

*** Unofficial but nevertheless asterisked Photo Contest Rules thread ***

Tulips "south of the border" (IF YOU HAVE DIAL-UP, DON'T EVEN BOTHER)


April Photo Prelims Are Up!!

Brain training doesn't boost brain power, work suggests

Mysterious Desert Lines Were Animal Traps

National Geographic images of volcano

Male Monkeys Hold Babies to Make Friends

Neanderthals may have interbred with humans twice DNA evidence

Maldacena macarena ;)

'Greatest Nature Photographs of All Time' Featured in Earth Day Auction

If neanderthals were still around...

Like Freedom? Thank A Scientist - How Science Made America Possible

CMN Conscious Media Network -plz read

Vibes about this bed & breakfast?

Best Birthday Wishes {{{ Kind of Blue }}} Now Let's Have A Par'tay Par'tay YEA

Chatroom for tonight is Cancelled till Friday....

One's ascendant. I read somewhere

What Conservative Catholics believe

I'm going to my first Catholic funeral tomorrow, and I have some questions

Bailouts of the Soul

"Exciting the Laughter of God's Creatures"--Remembering Mark Twain's Spirituality


Chelmsford Priest Nabbed In Prostitution Sting

National Geographic images of volcano

What Conservative Catholics believe

Death Panel?

Sugar: The Bitter Truth

Well-done meat doubles bladder cancer risk

Corporations concerned about currency fluctuations, rising volatility due to Chinese Revaluation

Bank of America yanks Countrywide Financial customers' credit lines

Questions for Banks That Put Together Deals

Eat My Shorts: excellent story on hedge fund that exacerbated the meltdown

Marcy Kaptur, other Dems, ask DOJ to consider criminal charges against Goldman.

Districts Warn of Deeper Teacher Cuts

Arne says: We absolutely see this (teacher cuts) as an emergency