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Archives: April 29, 2010

Teacher stabs 15 pupils as man is executed for school deaths

New oil leak in area of sunken drilling rig

Paul Rieckhoff, Alex Dabney on Tavis. This was definitely recorded today.

You make the call

How many times have you visited DU?

TX Education Commissioner Describes Curriculum Changes As "Payback"


Tax Payers of AZ......

I think Better of Gordon Brown after what was heard on the mic

The South Carolina Senate rejected a total ban on state-insured abortions Wednesday

Regarding the oil disaster in the Gulf Coast

The GOP will allow debate on finance regulation but...

Did you know Tom Colburn is a deficit hawk?

Run Charlie Run

Wiley's reply to an old prick

Wiley's reply to an old prick

Morning Joe producer has aneurysm

Arizona's new Crayola color: Suspiciously Brown


Unconventional Arizona


LA Times: Toyota: Road to Recall (18 stories)

Unelected billionaire oligarchs to DC: No money for schools unless you do as we say

Glenn Beck Audience Plunges 30%

Report: Still not enough troops for Afghanistan operations

Oil spill five times as large as earlier thought

Judge clears way for ex-radical Ayers' speech at University of Wyoming

Just because there's a crowd, does it mean it's a party?

You want to see a demonstration? They’ll show you a demonstration

The Fraud Of GOP Tax And School Choice Policy Shown In Arizona

As of today, the airlines can be fined $27,500 per passenger

Ahmadinejad likely to get U.S. visa for UN meeting next week

Yahoo Sends Nonsensical Email To Disposable Email Users

The Darth Cheney Return

FL women seeking abortions could face forced ultrasounds at own cost even when raped

TOON: How can they make money building something?

Judd Gregg Just Said On MSNBC That To Deal with Deficits He Supported The Deficit Commission

"Race to Serve the Oligarchs" not going entirely as planned

How Much Does Suck? Shows You

Why can't we do an "American" solution to the oil well?

New Jersey Students Role Models for Civil Disobedience

Glenn Beck shocked that people would compare Arizona's govt to Nazis, who would ever do that?

Leak, Shmeak: It's "only" 1/10th of a supertanker per day

How much did the tobacco companies know, and when did they know it?

Vermont senators seek tougher financial reform bill

Gulf oil leak from rig explosion puts more than 400 species in potential harm's way

McDonnell lifts ban on State Police troopers referring to Jesus in public prayers

How the SEC and Congress Can Bring Down Goldman Sachs and Expose the Financial Coup

Nato 'Kills Afghan MP Relative' in Raid

Back to the 1950s

RAdm Landry on oil spill "premature to say this is catastrophic"

5 reasons Dem's may do well in 2010, and 5 reasons they may not, IMO.

Drone Pilots Could Be Tried for ‘War Crimes,’ Law Prof Says

You think McVey was a threat to the President? He happens to

Teabaggers...the cynical hypocrisy is enlightening to say the least

Are shrimp prices on the way up? (re: oil spill)

TDS Co-Editor Ruy Teixeira: Tea Party Leanings Exposed in New Poll

Bumper sticker I saw today...

Man claims he ate, drank nothing for 70 years:"breatharian" who can live off "spiritual life-force"

Slap 'em in Stirrups-What's Good Enough for Oklahoma Women-Good Enough for Goldman-by Laura Flanders

Australia plans first plain cigarette packets

Australia plans first plain cigarette packets

Global Warming Isn’t All Bad…If You’re an Archaeologist

100000 Americans Petition Congress to Drill for Oil Now (May 30, 2008)

Did Goldman's Ex-Mortgage Guru DANIEL SPARKS Lie Under Oath?

AZ is reacting to the rapid ethnic growth in the US

Would someone please ask all those Gulf coast governors

The Tea Party Movement is not new

How Brown's "bigot" gaffe might hurt the Liberal Democrats, too.

Gonorrhea May Become Untreatable as Antibiotics Wane, WHO Says

Texas Rep. Debbie Riddle Introduces Similar Anti-Immigration Bill as Arizona's

Drill Baby, Drill!(video)

Drill Baby, Drill!(video)

fast growing bat deaths arrive in Tenn.

Preview: The next teabagger gathering in Arizona

Appeals court says money-laundering law applies in case involving Tom DeLay associates

US maps showing the trend is towards blue, not red in the Presidential elections

AZ-Senate: Could this be the Sleeper Race of 2010?

A question to ask a conservative in your life.

Examples that describe the Tea Party movement

Bartering for healthcare comments hurt Reid’s Republican challenger

Teabaggin' Tom Tancredo gives Obama marching orders: "Just show me your birth certificate!"

Photos from Earth Day rally on the National Mall

I'm boycotting the United States

How will Fox cover the May Day rallies?

Republicans fold like a cheap suit...

The theological implications of Sarah Palin's rise to cultural prominence

Not-so-fun facts about Virginia

Phil Donahue: “If We Didn’t Have Glenn Beck, We’d Have To Invent Him”

Congress Demands Pentagon Cut Waste

CNN, MSNBC Carry Obama's Remarks at Dorothy Height Service; Fox News Does Not

Remember the Alamo?

My local gas station hasn't change prices in 2 weeks

Gitmo Abuse ‘Contaminated’ Government’s Case, Attorneys Say

Time thinks highly of Scott Brown

Thursday TOON Roundup part 2 -More Police State

PTSD, infertility and other consequences of war

Thursday TOON Roundup part 6

After 10-year Battle, First U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Approved

CNN, MSNBC Carry Obama's Remarks at Dorothy Height Service; Fox News Does Not

Walking in her shoes

Sarah Palin's Former 1984 Beauty Pageant Rival Runs for Office in Atlanta

1/4 Million Gallons per day...

Torque into a Thursday. Please come CAPTION this Mad Hatter.

Shanghai Expo: The final countdown

I have a simple plan to cap the oil well in the Gulf of Mexico. It's BRILLIANT!

Potentially deadly fungus spreading in U.S. and Canada

'Morning Joe' Executive Producer Suffers Apparent Aneurysm

Beautiful Keith Olbermann Tweet!

Janet Napolitano coming up with Robert Gibbs

jon stewart never ceases to amaze me. wow... he completely destroyed ken blackwell

Now on GEM$NBC - BP Executive - We'll take help from

Ironically, the oil rig sank on...Earth Day.

King: Election winner will be out of power for a generation (UK election)

My Grandfathers Were Bootleggers From Canada. Did SARAH PALIN Make That Up?

Report: Deepwater Horizon rig was reportedly not equipped with a shutoff switch

APNewsBreak: Schwarzenegger backs health overhaul

"Arizona Anti-Immigrant Law: Why Boycotts Work" - by Michael Yaki...

Liberal, Conservatives, and Limousines

Chief reason immigration reform will probably never pass in Congress

The Mad Hatter gives a history lesson. Please come CAPTION!!!

I wonder if Dave Vitter's huggies have a blow out preventer on them.

More than a thousand words...

100k salary Water and Power employees drinking/strip clubs while on duty

Fox "News" responds to Mayor Newsom's AZ travel ban by calling San Francisco a "sprawling toilet"

Just came across "Frank Luntz Frames Immigration" - talking points for republicans.

North Sea oil platforms less risky than BP rig which exploded

British Petroleum ?

The oil rig company has a web site up covering the..."incident"

Now Kansas City police are going to have a drivers license checkpoint!

Fortune magazine cover rejected.

Shell says Gulf offshore oil disaster won't slow Arctic exploration

Boycott Petsmart

I'll never forget I was rich, I had shoes - by TexMex

Boy, 5, Dies During Dental Procedure

Time names Beck one of 100 most influential people, commissions Palin to write article praising him

These folks are walking across the country picking up garbage!

The REAL reason AZ passed that stupid law:

There are quite a few on the "left" at Fox News these days

These are "the papers" I will present if I'm ever asked:

Some repukes will ask for their contributions to crist back if he runs as an

Down with Big Brother Government!!! Get government out of our lives!!!

Louisiana governor declares state of emergency

Funniest Tea-Bagger Story Today (for me)

This year's energy toll and its impact on November

A Tale of Two Blogospheres: Discursive Practices on the Left and Right

Chris Christie blames schools for not stopping student walkout protests directed at him

"The Exxon Valdez is going to pale [into insignificance] in comparison to this as it goes on."

"We fought a war against national socialism and lost a lot of good people under Hitler’s tirade,"

Ban The Bailout!

What "W" really stood for...

WorldNutDaily does more spinning than a dervish on Uganda's "kill the gays" bill

Was Sarah Palin’s emergence due to Global Warming?

Link to Mobile Ala area call for volunteers for spill.

Should we still consider Charlie Crist a Republican governor on paper?

Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA) wants to deport children of illegal immigrants

Mexicans slam Arizona immigration law, but how do they treat their migrants?

Is there any hope that we will ever have a Guaranteed Minimum Income (GMI)?

****BREAKING**** 2 missing in Ky. mine with record of safety issues

Ted Nugent Writes Beautiful Ode To ‘Herculean’ Sarah Palin, For TIME

Ok Palin, grab a bucket and sponge and get your ass down here!!!

GI accused of killing wife, baby is unconscious

Final British Election debate starting in 5 minutes (live stream on BBC)

It would be great if all of the groups on facebook supporting the same cause could join together.

Shakira and Ronstadt in Arizona to protest new immigration law

Southern Poverty Law Ctr: Arizona Immigration Law Violates Constitution, Guarantees Racial Profiling

A law ensuring brown skinned human beings are treated as sub-human

Oil spill will dwarf Exxon Valdez spill, worst than Kuwait oil field fires

Contact Info on Governor Charlie Crist...(I) Florida

Arizona Iced Tea Forced to Show Its Papers

Idea: every time a corporation causes a disaster like the oil spill, or mine collapse

Withhold highway funding from AZ. If that doesn't force change then withhold ALL

Please DU this poll "Arizona Capitol Times" regarding new AZ law.

Arkansas Dem Primary Poll: Blanche Lincoln's lead down to single digits

Rep. Markey (D-Mass.) calls Big Oil CEOs to testify as probes into Gulf of Mexico spill intensify

So, what if I want to boycott Oklahoma?

New Glenn Beck created wingnut hysteria of the day...

Halter Gaining on Lincoln as Primary Nears

Oil Company Trickle-down Economics 101

Italy investigates report baby lived through abortion

Bushes and Clintons

Actress Betty Lynn, who played Thelma Lou on "Andy Griffith," robbed in Mt. Airy, the real Mayberry

OK the bleeding pig ad has finally pushed me over the edge!

One would almost think Boner doesn't welcome immigration reform...

Did armed Ohioan near Obama's plane really break law?

For all those boycotting Arizona

Report on Progress Toward Security and Stability in Afghanistan, April 2010::

NV-Senate: Harry Reid making comeback in new poll

is it true? 1/3 of federal prisoners are illegal immigrants? I'm looking for different sources

CNN always on top of things hanging around with a mess of

McConnell: At Least One Miner Killed in Kentucky Collapse

More Malarkey About Health Care

Anyone have any info on the API (American Petroleum Institute) comments on off-shore drilling?

Kentucky Mine Cited for 214 Safety Violations This Year

Man. The health care debate really sucked.

Another totalitarian law that Arizona can get behind.

let me tell you a story about my RW uncle.

The Catholic Church Will End Priestly Celibacy, or Priestly Celibacy Will End the Catholic Church

Sincere question - WHY is there debate in Congress and the Senate? Do any

State Abortion Law Immediately Challenged

DISGUSTING! Rush Limbaugh's lies on unions and mining safety.


Judiciary panel advances bill to compel Supreme Court to televise proceedings

Bumper sticker I just saw: Dont blame me I voted for Palin!

As Oil Spreads in Gulf, BP Insists on Self-Regulation

Steve Poizner (R-Calif.) buys his way onto the NYT bestseller list

Guardian UK: Is the end of the Happy Meal in sight?

If this has happened to a Dog or Cat , I wonder what DU's reaction would be.

Thinking about this oil spill, Douglas Adams was right...

Crist announcement coming up shortly....

Carolina Wildlife Care Needs Your Help to Save 3 Bobcat Kittens!

Protesting in Topeka. I will be there Tomorrow. HOpe to see democracy in action

I want a nanny state, especially for the children.

Tier 5 unemployment benefits: Sen. Baucus thinks 99 weeks is enough, but the numbers tell otherwise

Detective who shot Hells Angel sues, says Seattle police mishandled case

Simple answer for ARIZONA re papers to prove citizenship...make all concerned happy by rewarding

*Just* a programming note: Rielle HUNTER is on Oprah. I don't like her or him, either.

An Important Medical Hearing that Ran under the Radar: Antibiotic Resistance

heads up on antibacterial "triclosan"

Multi-Million $$ NASA Telescopes destroyed on balloon takeoff

Does Glenn Beck realize millions of brown-skinned, Spanish-speaking people have been "immigrating"

latest crap in my local paper-feel free to DU-"Slander from the Left"

Journalists Must Donate To Anti-Choice Organization In Order To Cover Palin’s Speech

Please Express your Support for Senator Claire McCaskill

When I heard this, it made me cry.

Well we might consider boycotting the "Apprentice" Donald Trump supports Arizona Law

Gallup: Republicans losing edge on independents for midterm elections.

Excellent updated map of oil spread

I'm beginning to think Brewer had a deal arranged w/ other states.

The Offshore Leases Obama Proposed Were NOT ABOUT DRILLING.

BP Will Pay Spill Costs as U.S. Agencies Mobilize (Update3)

Dylan Ratigan is covering the Wall Street Demonstration on MSNBC now. NT

CPSC announces 2 big crib recalls - Graco and Simplicity

Lady Gaga, sarah 'gaga' palin Top Time Mag's 100 Most Influential People

Mendendez just put out a nice snarky statement regarding Crist:

Wonder if the oil spill will affect Landrieu?

Tucson top cop: Law is "racist", "disgusting", "unneccessary"- won't comply with it.

"Sorry Doesn't Help"

Government offers $550 million to Michigan for int'l bridge project....The Canadian govt., that is..

Lest we forget... .

Congratulations Ed!

OIL SPILL Shoreline impact map.

Ugh! Bumpersticker I saw today

Let Ohio killer live, says surviving victim

We are all responsible for the oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico

Hispanic, Latino, and Chicano - these terms are distinct and not interchangeable


A Teabagger just tried to kill my family

GM properly used escrow to repay U.S. loans, Treasury says

2 lawsuits first to challenge Arizona immigration law

Is there an Alzheimers support group for caregivers on DU anywhere?

International House of Heart Attacks

U of A law prof: "Lawful contact" could "mean any normal interaction a cop has with ordinary people

Arizona and Oklahoma-two examples of "states rights" at work

Pew research poll... most can't name one Republican leader... LOL

Anthem Blue Cross withdraws request for rate hikes,state insurance regulators rejected the proposals

Take Action: Support Miners and Communities

we are experiencing the bu$h*/cheney legacy---WAPO--11/08--'A Last Push To Deregulate'

Limpballs says Obama sending SWAT teams to Gulf.

From Santa Barbara in '69 to Gulf of Mexico in '10

Lurking freepers, show me 1 truly "sovereign" state..

Florida Dems: How are you feeling about the Senate race now?

Please help DU this Juan Crow poll

LMAO Stephanie Miller (on The Ed Show)

Just found out a kid I knew passed away while serving aboard a submarine on Monday.

Florida House shut down by Democrats opposed to abortion bill

Behind Crist's Downfall in Florida: The Hand of Jeb Bush

Thursday TOON Roundup part 5- Oil disaster

Thursday TOON Roundup part 5- Oil disaster

Anyone watch the rapublican USA propagandafest on the History Channel?

Whatever happened to those oil-eating bacteria?

Talked to my lawyer about the AZ law- very interesting on *how* it will be implemented

Leaked ICE memo details media strategy to counter citizen activist groups

I have never voted for someone who doe NOT have a D in front of their name - But, Crist looks pretty

Obama dampens hope for immigration reform this year; no "appetite" in Washington, midterms coming up

Obama takes immigration reform off agenda

Double L Pervert Phill ethics hearing postponed until fall

Double L Pervert Phill ethics hearing postponed until fall

419 scam victims, teabaggers, and "true believers"

Will it be 'Chinese Iron' or 'Mexican Iron' ? (pic)

Spill Baby Spill -KO

So what happens if I run across a birther cop in Arizona?

Tea Party leader: Obama hides birth cert. to make us ‘nuts’

The Florida GOP is now going to out Charlie Crist, right?

Frank Luntz has the balls to tell US the Dodd bill is bad for US Democrats

Ten States Now Contemplating Arizona-Like Anti-Immigration Legislation

Re: the calls for boycotts, etc against Arizona--As a thirty year resident

Crayola unhappy about parody video thanking tea partiers

A group in Arizona has found a way to Delay the Papers Please law until possibly 2012

birth certificates.

Source: Obama interviews Sidney Thomas for high court

Big Oil fought safety regulations, Huff Po has good piece on this.

Arizona citizenship law...a bigtime winner for the GOP?

Arizona citizenship law...a bigtime winner for the GOP?

Just got anonymous hate mail in response to my LTTE!

Jim Robinson is a filthy pig

Jim Bunning (Arguably the dumbest guy in the Senate) calls Harry Reid an idiot

Jim Bunning (Arguably the dumbest guy in the Senate) calls Harry Reid an idiot

Arizona Latino Republicans on the new law. It's Obama's fault.

Hare Calls on Massey Energy CEO to Put Bonuses Toward Memorial Fund for Victims’ Families

Do any of these teabaggers quoting George Orwell at every turn

"that woman is an idiot" bawaaaaaa

Thursday TOON Roundup part 3 - Financial scams

Give the Republicans enough rope and they'll shoot themselves in the face.

The Krentz Bonfire (an Arizona border story)

George W. Bush and Dick Cheney: Pyschopaths

Dan Stein (On RM now) is a lying snake

Dolphin boy! Meet the incredible 4-year-old who has learnt to navigate using 'sonar' clicks

I sometime wonder about the qualifications of some people doing dangerous work

4 Obama judicial district nominees delayed in committee by Republicans

Mother Jones: Internal Docs Prove Goldman's Ex-Mortgage Guru Lied Under Oath

Who's Your Daddy?

is there any comprehensive energy study for the country -

is there any comprehensive energy study for the country -

Just recieved a fake "Census" phone call from a So. Carolina number -

SEC Sends Goldman Case To PROSECUTORS

"The Exxon Valdez is going to pale in comparison to this as it goes on."


Yank me, crank me: Ted Nugent's worship piece on Palin for "The 2010 TIME 100"

Watching Waco:Rules of Engagement

Senate Committee Advances Federal Court Camera Access

who was Keith tweaking in this bit last night?

The coming melt-down in higher education (as seen by a marketer)

Census mail results could be trouble for 5 states

"We are all Arizona" Thank you Dallas!!

"We are all Arizona" Thank you Dallas!!

F.A.I.R. = Fair skin only?

Your Phone Is Locked. Just Drive.

"Take Care of Iran Now" In my local paper

Candidate Plays Role In Arizona Immigration Law - video

Don't Caption This...

AZ law and the Republican Ciivil War

An observation on Sarah Palin's speaking style

** Heads Up: Charlie Finally Makes up His Mind, Live! **

Pres Obama, Democrats can no longer deny the need to enact the Employee Free Choice Act.

Here's the text of the Dem Immigration Plan

Glenn Beck and Conan makes time magazine's 100 most Influential people

That creep Jindal is asking the federal government to help; why doesn't he ask his buddies at BP?

'I'm in love with my grandson and we're having a baby' says 72yr old Granny

Freddie Phelps and inbreeders at it again

Is "Free Republic" a scam?

Journalists Must Donate To Anti-Choice Organization In Order To Cover Palin’s Speech

DISGUSTING! Rush Limbaugh's lies on unions and mining safety

Arizona boycott list posted on FB:

Chris Matthews never changes. Asks Buchanan to comment on GOP's chances...

Virginia driver denies license plate had coded racist message

If Sydney Thomas is the SCOTUS pick and gets confirmed, he would be 17.5 months older...

F.A.I.R. = Fair skin only?

Just watched Rep. Meek on CNN with wolfie,

Apple passes Motorola, now the largest US phone maker

Sarah Palin owes America an explanation of drill baby drill. Time for a press conference, Sarah.

Feds announce criminal probe into Goldman and market goes UP.

Oil From Gulf Spill Reaches Coast

(US/NATO) Afghanistan Forces Face Four More Years of Combat, Warns Nato Official

(US/NATO) Afghanistan Forces Face Four More Years of Combat, Warns Nato Official

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Brad Friedman subs for Mike

Unions Members March, Demand Bankers ‘Fix The Mess’ (Update1)

Unions Members March, Demand Bankers ‘Fix The Mess’ (Update1)

Arizona: More evidence that CONSERVATIVES are leading us to COMMUNISM?

omg... Bill introduced in SC "virtually the same as Arizona's"

Are any of you old enough to remember how fast the Hula-hoop disappeared?

What is (should be) today's TOP news story?

An Arizonan Thanks Those of you who Oppose The New Immigration Bill.

The Democratic Party Immigration legislation proposal

YES, I want Sarah Palin to go away. But not half as much as I want Rielle Hunter to go away.

Surge Update: Pentagon Report on Afghan War Finds Few Gains in 6 Months

HEADLINE: Gulf Coast oil spill could eclipse Exxon Valdez ("Grave concern")

I'm back...with a vengeance!!

BP in 2009: Voluntary self-regulated safety programs "have been and continue to be very successful"

Thursday TOON Roundup part 1 -Police State

"The thing that made me not feel so bad was, she was old,"

Please be sure to remind your Republican yahoo friends that Jesus was an illegal alien..

Sorry Sarah, they may have sent you to Neiman's but you are the white trash wing of the republican

Tom Tomorrow cartoon - Glenn Beck has progressives' number

I wonder if anyone will drive less over the oil spill.

NY police tell parents that son is dead _ he's not

Dorothy Height's funeral service live coverage

Is the Filibuster actually PROTECTING majority rule?

I can't believe I agree with Rick Perry about something...

This might help to clear up the "lawful contact" issue a little- it doesn't mean "law-ish contact"

'99ers' dread future without jobless benefits (those who have exhausted 99 wks of unemployment)

Bracero (Phil Ochs)

'Has Boehner been right about anything?' Freeper thread! Funny.

Chelsea wants daddy to lose a little weight before he walks her down the isle

National Library of Medicine page on oil spills

Mary Landrieu provides timely words of comfort for Gulf Coast residents (idiot alert)

Rachel got a live one!!

For some perspective on how fucking crazy Republicans have come

For some perspective on how fucking crazy Republicans have come

Gibbs says Obama still plans to expand offshore drilling?

"They could have gotten 90 percent of the oil before it spread."

Louisiana 'Fishing Capital' Braces for Giant Slick

Remember, the US military is the biggest purchaser of oil in the world!

Remember, the US military is the biggest purchaser of oil in the world!

Denver schools ban travel to Arizona to protest immigration law

US to Send More Military Personnel to Pakistan

Do we know if the explosion on the drilling platform occured because we

Obama was against Atlantic coast oil drilling than rethunk it and is now rethinking it again!

Obama was against Atlantic coast oil drilling than rethunk it and is now rethinking it again!

Obama was against Atlantic coast oil drilling than rethunk it and is now rethinking it again!

Defending the freedom to babysit when you're accused of abusing children

DeLay Money Laundering Case May Finally Be Headed To Trial

Goldman-Sachs richie ricks have stopped smiling...

Where is the coverage ...

Topless march outrages some

White Supremacist Graffiti, Vandalism Damage Offices of Grassroots Community Organization in Seattle

"Drilling Process Attracts Scrutiny in Rig Explosion" Halliburton at center

Palin forced to cut event ticket prices in Dallas

Good graphic of the oil wells, rescue plan well

CA Lawmaker To TX: Your Textbooks Are Not Welcome Here

Oh Oklahoma...

A 344 sq. ft. apartment that can be changed into 24 different rooms. Unbelievable!

Religious Leaders Mobilize Against Arizona Immigration Law

Does Wall Street produce ANYTHING? Why not have a 'War on Wall Street'?

Does Wall Street produce ANYTHING? Why not have a 'War on Wall Street'?

It. Is. Big.

This massive spill that is growing screams the need for battery powered engines

Some words on Three Mile Island, nuclear powr and climate change at Climate Progress

I had to run or I had to shut up.

Holy Crap. I wondered what the freepers were saying about the oil spill...

Gawker: Meet Stephanie Grace, the Harvard Law Student Who Started a Racist Email War

Breaking - Obama is having a rethink

Palestinian girls invent 'seeing' walking stick for blind

Palestinian girls invent 'seeing' walking stick for blind

Deregulation is America's greatest policy failure

Is worldwide sustainable happiness possible?

Another FB conversation....

Rep. Tammy Baldwin criticizes White House for wanting delay on DADT repeal

The oil spill is an embarrassment to the administration who just opened up offshore

So, sister Sarah, how's that drilley spilley thingey workin' for ya?

Conservatives MOCK Pelosi For Airbrushed Magazine Shot, Stay SILENT On Laura Bush's Retouched Book

Fuel smell wafts over New Orleans

" I knew people died because of what I did, but I needed the money"

By The Time I Get To Arizona

Today I am most glad that Obama is president and not McCain or idiot Bush.

Oh, Baggers of Tea, What If You Gave Reality A Shot?

LSU professor: Oil spill is environmental CATASTROPHE

Leaked ICE memo details media strategy to counter citizen activist groups

Are low/falling wages now threatening the American family and the ability to have/raise children?

What bothers me as much as anything about the damned oil spill is this

Curious: How do satellite TV carriers determine ratings?

Home-schooled Ninja attacks public school students! One injured.

Obama: “Oil Rigs Today Generally Don’t Cause Spills”

CTV Ottawa - Pit bull ban not reducing dog bites in Ont.: THS

CTV Ottawa - Pit bull ban not reducing dog bites in Ont.: THS

Please DU another poll on the AZ law

Steve Jobs: Adobe Flash is "no longer necessary, and 200,000 apps on Apple's App Store proves it"

A toast to Rachel Maddow!

AZ immigration law: S**t is hittng the fan. Here's a sampling.

Al Gore, Tipper Gore snap up Montecito-area villa

Al Gore, Tipper Gore snap up Montecito-area villa

Why Obama's plan for drilling in the Atlantic would be disastrous

Jindal claims Feds are ignoring his requests for help/information about spill.

Sorry, but people who use 'spill baby, spill' sound like they're cheering it on.

Hey, what about "ZipCar"??

It would appear the finger is being pointed to Halliburton being responsible for the oil rig blast

A Stanford engineering degree -- and no job

No remote shutoff on oil well.

I've decided to BOYCOTT Oklahoma

In your opinion, what is the youngest age people should be tried as an adult in the US?

Seven Deadly Sins in Afghanistan

if they don't know how to fix a leak 5000 ft down, they shouldn't be allowed to drill 5000 ft down.

SPYCAM UPDATE: Harriton H.S. e-mail sent today...

May Day on the Mall: Lifting The Curse That Obama's Election Has Brought Upon America

CNN Reporter Quits After Network Denies Him Time Off To Deal With PTSD From Iraq War

Why are you a Democrat?

Insanely stupid sign outside a hospital today

Empire Strikes Back named greatest movie sequel

"Drill. Baby. Drill!" Bill Maher Today: "Every Asshole Who Ever Chanted..."

My wife and I flew this week for the first time since 9-11 and the trumped up "security measures"

Robert Henry, 10th Circuit's chief appeals judge steps down

Oil-rich Venezuela gripped by economic crisis

My brother came out to me last week and I was heartbroken...

The end of Microsoft?

FL Senate takes hard right turn, passes 2 restrictive abortion amendments.

The home wrecker is on Oprah today

The home wrecker is on Oprah today

Broward Co, FL: Art, music, and PE teachers told to take half pay, librarians get 20 hr week.

Where I live the 'cat lady' moved so they asked for volunteers to feed and watch the feral cats

Thursday TOON Roundup part 4 - More scam

A Most Important Issue Being Downplayed In Re: BP Oil Spill ...

Audiotape of Kent State Shooting to Get New Analysis

Washington state chooses to tax the poor more

Just a reminder: Charlie Crist is NOT a Democrat

Hand grenade... remove pin... Marx and Smith were on the same

Look at this nasty crap snuck into the financial reform bill. Who is responsible for this insanity?

OUR President Breaks Down In Tears At Funeral Of Dorothy Height

OUR President Breaks Down In Tears At Funeral Of Dorothy Height

Dem Immigration Bill Unveiled - National ID Card

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listen to peg by steely dan right now

i have been listening to this krautrock thingy on repeat

Say, candy and ronnie, have you seen them yet

Legalized murder



Parking FAIL.

Parking FAIL.


Clap your hands everybody; everybody clap your hands!


Butt Ugly

I want to say something about asparagus and urine

How many times have you visited DU?

do you ever use a clip-on book light? looking for recommendations

Da Da Da.....

Does anyone own a propane fueled weed whacker?

Spring colds are the WORST - ugh. Sniffle

My money-saving idea: Change the name of Delaware to "Unaware"

Who cares? nt

USMNT unveils the new home kit for the World Cup

Burger and Fries.

Ever been on a business trip where they made you share a room?

Nice bike.

I could get an iPod Touch 3G now, or hold out for the 4G, which should come out in Sept

Burger and fries.

Your goal - Take one sport and give us one way you would improve that sport....

I want to take my dog for a walk to the grocery store

Does anyone own a profane powered weed whacker?

DU Oldsters! Are You As Cool As This Guy?

Redneck water skiing

Care to explain this, Peggy?

Do you think MadinMaryland has a crush on me?

LynneSin thinks that she is not a crackpot.

Happiness is being content with yourself, who you are and what you do

I have reservations about boxing this is a GREAT QUOTE! Mosely/Mayweather

Things musicians say when they run out of lyrics.

Goat with monkey walks tightrope

Can a GD/GDP thread be considered epic if it doesn't result in at least one tombstone?

Low-calorie breakfast CHALLENGE

SIX posts to go until I hit 16,000...and every one of the 15,994 so far has been a mutha-effin' GEM.

People are swell!

"I would go out on the hillside, you know, and make EVERY WOMAN DRUNK I see..." (B.B. at the Regal)

SNL Paraody of hilarious Insane Clown Posse Video is also hilarious.

The Bangles - Alex Chilton's "September Gurls" live

just rode the rounds on my 4_wheeler

Dammit. My cat gave me flea bites. UPDATED

Matthew Sweet and Susanna Hoffs - The Beatles' "Rain," live & unplugged

The "Dude" Poll

Demon test

Jesse James & Sandra Bullock adopted a black baby..maybe Jesse isn't

Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll is all my brain and body need

Who else has a major crush on Terence Hill?

Gift Ideas for Every Mom

WHAT do you think musical legend Christopher Cross is doing RIGHT NOW? RIGHT NOW, as you read this?

Who ever said women can't park?

A word of caution to new and prospective parents

Do you have dentures? What is the process?

An open letter to Sandra Bullock

EPIC FAIL "Don't Worry Baby" with the 2008 "Beach Boys"...Mike Love, Bruce Johnston, John Stamos

People suck.


Olbermann is still bitter about the 2001 World Series

Cats AND Dogs

Miley Cyrus tells the BBC she'd appear nude in a movie "if it’s something that’s classy." USA! USA!

Worst thing to step on with bare feet:

For those who badmouth Delaware - you should come visit our lovely state

I came of age in the Nixon era and just got carded in the convenience store.

What is she reaching for, and why does it make him uncomfortable?

John Lennon, playing that Farfisa @ Shea Stadium with his fucking ELBOW? THAT was rock & roll.

If you're east of the Mississippi, have you seen any ruby throated hummingbirds yet?

TAKE THE QUIZ: What kind of Conservative are you?

How many here could never kill another person?

All right. Cut the bullshit and tell the mods what you really think

My viral load is borderline un-detectable

Star Trek IV as metaphor.

Help make Henry a Star!!! .... last chance

I'm going to a wedding AND a divorce party this Saturday.

Lots of new faces here in the DU Lounge. Come stop by and say "Hello"

Not yet Friday, but I am COMPELLED to post this music: Pushin' Too Hard, by the Seeds---

Gir fans ~check in!

Joel STEIN's Time's Least Influential People list

Joy Division - I remember this from HS, and it STILL grabs me

Ferris Bueller’ Ferrari Sold

Combattimento di Gladiatori

If your home has a 'theme', what is it?

Name a classic movie that you're supposed to have seen, but haven't.

ECB's Weber urges swift Greek aid to prevent contagion

OAS countries angered by Arizona immigration law

Afghan MP says US troops raid home, kill relative

Feinstein pushes to cancel Anthem rate hike

Colo. Legislature passes uranium cleanup bill

'When we understand that slide, we'll have won the war:' US generals given baffling PowerPoint prese

CNN Reporter Quits After Network Denies Him Time Off To Deal With PTSD From Iraq War

Iraq slams Kuwait for attempting to confiscate Iraqi Airways plane landing in London

BP welcomes military help for larger Gulf oil leak

Dorothy Height honored in D.C.

BP Will Pay Oil-Spill Costs, White House Says

US doesn't rule out pause in offshore drilling

Hamas says Egypt gassed four Gaza tunnel workers

Euro Plan ‘B’ Currency Would Save Greece, Hedge Manager Says

Cameron, Halliburton tumble on ties to Horizon rig

Leaking Oil Well Lacked Safeguard Device (mandatory in countries other than the US)

House panel releases auto safety proposals (response to Toyota's massive recalls)

Man stabs 28 children at kindergarten in China

Argentine journalists accused in 'people's trial'

Australia proposes tough cigarette packaging rules

There are too many states nowadays. Please eliminate three. P.S. I am not a crackpot

Continental, United expected to merge

Lawmakers call for restrictions on political ads

Lawsuits challenge new Arizona immigration law

Obama interviews Thomas for high court

KBR reports 40% decline in 1Q net income


Canada offers Michigan $550M for bridge project

Taliban guns down outspoken Afghan tribal chief

SEC sends Goldman case to prosecutors

Harley-Davidson tells workers it needs to cut millions in costs

Anthem Blue Cross withdraws planned CA rate hike

After drubbing, Goldman mulling deal with SEC

India, Pakistan Have "Very Good Talks, " Signal Thaw

AP source: Obama interviews Thomas for high court

As Greek Drama Plays Out, Where Is Europe?

New York marchers protest Wall Street, big banks

Oil slick coming ashore on Louisiana coast

Arizona immigration law: Tougher (even worse) restrictions sought

Jobless claims fall to lowest level in 4 weeks

Arizona immigration law hit with its first 2 lawsuits

White House says BP will pay cost of oil cleanup

Man stabs 28 children at kindergarten in China

What songs remind you of Spring?

Women to begin serving on Navy subs in 2011, officials say

BP Oil Well Leaking 5 Times Faster Than Estimated

WHO warns of danger of untreatable gonorrhoea

Two Dead in Kentucky Mine Collapse (nearly 1,000 violations in last 15 months)

State of emergency declared as oil spill nears Louisiana

Cornyn to Crist: Give back GOP campaign cash

Gulf spill: Worse than Exxon Valdez?

Sen. Nelson (FL) calls for halt to offshore drilling

Will Immigration Law Cost Arizona All-Star Game?

U.S. starts criminal probe into Goldman trading

Charlie Crist to run for Senate as an independent

Perry: Arizona immigration law not right for Texas

Hawaii Legislature OKs historic civil unions bill

(NYPD) Ex-Officer Guilty in Shove of Bicyclist

Texan faces charges for posting Obama death threat

Florida Dems shut down state House

One missing worker found at Kentucky coal mine, according to mine spokesman

Hospital to open drop-off for abandoned babies

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Thursday April 29

Oklahoma Houses passes bill outlawing militia and gang recruiting

Report: Palin e-mail snooping jury deadlocked (on only one charge)

Boy to be sentenced in Border Patrol agent's death

Louisiana shrimpers sue BP over oil spill (Transocean and Halliburton also defendants)

Remember when the Lounge was a Cool place?

BNP would offer non-white Britons £50,000 to leave UK, says Nick Griffin

Obama Supreme Court Warning: 'Conservative' Judicial Activism Is 'What You're Now Seeing'

Leaking Oil Well Lacked Safeguard Device

Name Something Enormously Popular Whose Appeal Escapes You

Exxon Mobil 1Q profit jumps 38 percent

Mike Huckabee backs Chuck DeVore in California's U.S. Senate race


Nathan Deal says he’d implement Arizona-style immigration laws

Even more Hopey Changey stuff: "Health insurers agree to end controversial drop-off practice."

"Democrats Pushing Forward with Immigration Reform"

Justice Department considers suing Arizona to block immigration law

Washington Independent: A Guide to the Tangled Financial Reform Bill

Care You Can Count on When You Need it Most – Reform Ramps Up

"BP exec: Gulf oil leak may be larger than thought, now 5,000 barrels a day!"

Right Now: Bills to Repeal Healthcare Reform are Failing to Gain GOP Traction

Right Now: Bills to Repeal Healthcare Reform are Failing to Gain GOP Traction

How the GOP gets away with it

Wall Street Reform: Elizabeth Warren Challenges Republicans To Stand Up For Families

U.S. seeks to prop up Kandahar governor, sideline troublesome power brokers

OHIO POLL: Strickland over Kasich (44/38). Fisher over Portman (40/37), Brunner over Portman (40/36)

** Heads Up: WH Officials to Address BP Oil Spill at Noon Briefing **

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Must Read from Joe Conason: Are Dems, GOP Serious on Financial Reform?

Morning Joe is a much better show shen Joe and Mika aren't on

Joe & Jill Biden to be in Denver tomorrow

Photos: With Sprinkles (The Obama Presidency, Day 463)

The Relevance Of Race

Administration Needs To get in Front of the OIL CATASTROPHE TODAY BIG TIME!!

Republican incoming FL Senate Pres. Haridopolos on MSNBC trashing Crist calling him 'John Kerry.'

Genachowski, FCC Chair, reiterates 'unwavering commitment' to open Internet

The Arizona immigration law is a classic example of appearances without substance...

**** The President Honors the Late Dr. Dorothy Height, Service Begins at 10am EDT ****

MSNBC's Dylan Ratigan is covering the Wall Street protests today! He's on right now!

Name something popular, trendy and commercial that you totally dig.

ACLU to Obama: ‘Entire World is Not a War Zone’

When is the official painting of Obama going to be released?

Dino Rossi's Firm Owes $20,000 in Taxes

Russo drops bid against Himes

New foe to challenge Georgia's Marshall

The insanity of celebrity politics - Time magazine lists Scott Brown as one of top 100 world leaders

Political Junkies: Watch UK Prime Minister Debate Live on the BBC! Begins shortly!

In GOP race for Congress, 1 drops out, another joins (Kansas)

OH-Sen, OH-Gov: All Democrats Lead

Reid, Schumer, Menendez to unveil their immigration reform plan today

Sen. Bill Nelson Wants Stop to New Offshore Drilling As Oil Spill Worsens

ACLU Plans To Challenge AZ Immigration Law In Court

I guarantee the GOP is not looking forward to running against Obama in 2012!!!

Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse speaking just now in support of Bernie Sanders credit card usury amendment

Heard about this progressive running for the senate

U.S. starts criminal probe into Goldman trading: report (updated)

Hypocrisy Alert: Bobby Jindal demands Federal Government Help for Oil Spill!

Dem Draft Proposal for Immigration Reform

Ambinder:"Crist tried to reach White House chief of staff...WH refuses to take the call."

Will The Oil Spill Change Obama's Mind on Offshore Drilling?

Feeling their Wheaties? Dems pledge to move toward 2010 vote on immigration reform

Another GOP candidate withdraws from 1st District congressional primary(Idaho)

Obama team delves into options on Arizona

Those Arizona politicians who voted for the Immigration Law should show their death certificates

"America is a lot like Disney World in that once you get a ticket, you're in."

Foreclosures Drop 2nd Straight Month ... Yeah Baby this is good

RNC: ""Why No Blacks On SCOTUS Shortlist?"

Gene Lyons: How the GOP Gets Away With It

Face it: The GOP is anti immigrant

Karl Rove: Bennett needed in U.S. Senate

Really tired of Ed giving Tom Tancredo time to spew his stupidity.

President Obama emotional at Height funeral

Saltonstall: Stupak successor must be pro-choice

So Who’s Going To Play Candidate Obama? Woolfe's Book UK Miniseries

Why do Republicans still think they have LEGITIMACY to Run for Public OFFICE???

Frank Luntz’s New Talking Point: “Checkbook Tax”

Calif POT POLL turns out to be a REGISTRATION project by the GOP. $8 per head.. HOW MUCH MONEY WAS

Merkel-Germany will help Greece when conditions met

Is there any coverage of the wall street...

BP Spill May Alter Obama’s Plans to Expand Offshore Drilling

POLL: More Americans Favor Than Oppose Arizona Immigration Law (51/39)

Palin's too dumb and her staff's too incompetent...

Arizona Shelves Bill Requiring Presidential Candidates To Produce Birth Certificates

If there cannot be a civil discussion of immigration laws here

Facebook page of a high school principal

Did anyone just See Rachel go at it with this guy from FAIR?

Why does Obama seek consensus with every financial scammer but not teachers?

Colombia detains congressman who was president's peace commissioner for alleged drug ties

Taylor BRANCH, The Clinton tapes, historian and journalist

Creationism propaganda for children caught on camera

Barry Ritholtz Discusses the SEC Fraud Case Against Goldman Sachs

Rep. Steve King, R-IA: The U.S. Has Already Ceded Rep. Raul Grijalva's District To Mexico

Olberman Challenged To Waterboard Match Large

Duncan Hunter (R-CA) supports the deportation of immigrants' US-born children

Harry Reid: "Katherine Duncan"

Born to Lose

Papantonio: Prosecute Goldman Sachs Now

USA: Government is not this Party's cup of tea

Huntsville Teabagger: Except for Fox News, most of it's pretty nauseating

Drill Baby, Drill!

2010-04-29 Safe Banking Act 2010.mp4

The World's Only Minority Teabagger Has a Meltdown Over Healthcare

Tim Minchin - Pope Song

Troops in Afghanistan do Lady Gaga's 'Telephone'


Showdown in the Heartland - protest against big banks in Kansas City

Still Bleeding Love for Obama (reboot)

Mike Malloy - Kick Their Asses!!!

Dianne Feinstein connects the historic dots on derivatives

TYT: Police To Arrest Tan Women?!

Sarah Palin on Reading (Who needs Books?)

Tea Party on Spotting Illegals

Thom Hartmann - When did it become OK to protest Obama by shooting a gun?


MUST WATCH! The second world economic crisis

BP commercial for off-shore drilling

Paul Simon - American Tune

Bernie Sanders kicking some republican ass

Arizona Governor Meets With Secret Advisor's A Faux Noise Exclusive

Thom Hartmann - Rush is asking for President Obama's papers..and no outrage?

Midweek Politics: Racist Senate Candidate Glenn Miller Insults Jewish Interviewer

TYT: Cenk Challenges Fmr Bush Speechwriter David Frum On Dead Iraqi Civilians (How Does He React?)

Jesse Ventura Interview, Addresses Tea Party, Sarah Palin, Thrid Parties, Conspiracies, More

Obama derides *conservative* activist judges

U.S. Aid Funding Colombian Oppression?

Widespread abuse of migrants in Mexico is 'human rights crisis'

National Public Radio's Pro-Israeli Bias

E.J. Dionne:Want to save capitalism? Regulate it

Sanctions Debate Heats Up

Papering the War Against Iran

Desert Derangement Syndrome|Timothy Egan|NYT

Historic medical conference finds Bolivar may have been poisoned

Goldman Sachs: The Illusion Is Over -- Nothing More Than a Hedge Fund Managed by Traders?

The Costs of Complexity

I'm Marching Today to Make Wall Street Pay

WP: U.S. seeks to prop up Kandahar governor, sideline troublesome power brokers

"To some people, we're all the same."

PEW: Pessimistic Public Doubts Effectiveness of Stimulus, TARP

The Republican N-AZ-I gambit

Has the Republican Party gone completely off into Cloud-Cuckoo-Land

White House reporters afraid to criticize the White House

Excellent editorial: Oklahoma, what have you done?

NYMag: TARP Watchdog Neil Barofsky Puts the Treasury Secretary on Notice

HP to Acquire Palm

Financial Services sector Adult Supervision and Re-regulation Act - NYT

Frank Luntz Hasn't Read 13 Bankers (And That's A Good Thing)

Trade agreement trumps financial reregulation (undermine state insurance reg)

Forget the Housing Bubble, Goldman Sachs Shorted 'The Bubble Boy'

Guess whose jobs don’t get cut when university endowments shrink?

St. Petersburg Times: Florida Senate launches assault on women's rights

Volunteers Can't Solve Our Problems: For Every House Habitat Builds, 100s More Are Homeless

Good way to bring an end to the Arizona immigration law

Good way to bring an end to the Arizona immigration law

A US-Sponsored Terror Network; Death Squads in Afghanistan

"Why I Hate 3D and You Should Too" Roger Ebert

DeLay Money Laundering Case May Finally Be Headed To Trial

The Military Occupation of Our Minds

First Solar (FSLR) up 15% today after raising earnings guidance for next year.

Interesting article on the progress of wind turbines over last three decades (and future)

Drill Baby, Drill!(video)

The Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Some Background and What It Means

Wind-Power Projects May Stall on U.K. Grid Regulation

Renewable Energy Atlas Shows Vermont's Energy Options

PJM Interconnect Region: Wind ^ 1,300% Solar ^3000% Since 2005

Drumbeat: April 28, 2010

5,000 barrels per day leaking from oil rig site (from LBN, 5x early estimates):

"...its nuclear unit ...reported a 48% plunge in earnings..."

Siemens and Areva sign a contract for the control systems on two Slovak reactors to be completed.

Danish Energy Agency Reports Its Laws On Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling In Denmark.

Note to CARB: Gulf Coast oil spill could eclipse Exxon Valdez - oil does have environmental affects

Global Sea Ice "In Constant Retreat" - 7,420 KM3 Loss In Past 10 Years - GRL

China to build 2 new reactors for Pakistan & Italy to select site for new reactors in 2011

Labor likes prospect of new jobs from nuclear

Carbon Capture and Storage: Economic Costs Revisited

Gloat-Free Baseball Scores (Wednesday, April 28)

This is a Big F@&$ING Deal--Derby Day (Dial-up warning pic-heavy)

Since MLB selection of the starting line-ups is by the fans, how many

only 18 weeks until college football kicks off

MLB All-Star rosters expand; DH becomes permanent in All-Star Game.

With 35 bowl games, teams with losing record could earn invitations

Report says Cleveland Indians most hated team

Brooks Laich changes a tire after Game 7.

YEAAAAAAA Spurs knock off dirty dirk and the mavs

Your 136th Run for the Roses, odds/ PP

The Fat Spanish Waiter must go

DH forever at the ALL-Star Game!!!

Colombia's People-Powered Campaign

Widespread abuse of migrants in Mexico is 'human rights crisis'

Historic medical conference finds Bolivar may have been poisoned

U.S. House Poised to Take Historic Vote on H.R. 2499 - Puerto Rico Democracy Act

Oscar pushes Argentina's Secret' into the public eye

Argentine journalists accused in 'people's trial'

Venezuela Depleted Savings Amid Oil Revenue Dive, Report Says

Lula tops Time's influential list

SEC investigates oil companies over bribes in Venezuela

U.S. Aid Funding Colombian Oppression?

New wave of repression targets opponents of Honduran coup

Watch and weep for Jamaica

Colombia detains congressman who was president's peace commissioner for alleged drug ties

National Lawyers Guild Urges U.S. Media to Cease Misrepresentation of Cuba’s Human Rights Record

May Day 2010: A special appeal from LabourStart

Rallies Across the United States Target Banks

Today in Labor History Apr 29 Miners dynamited and destroyed the $250,000 mill of the Bunker Hill Co

Out Gay Mayor of Palm Springs challenges Mary Bono Mack

Goodbye Golden Years: Americans Planning Late Retirement, Poll Finds

Victory for Union nurses

Protecting America’s Workers Act Will Protect Whistleblowers, Ensure Victims Rights, Witnesses Tell

Job opening: AFSCME field director

Retirees protest 'Suttlecare'

Does nepotism and patronage matter?

One Miner Dead, Another Missing in Yet Another Non-Union Mine Disaster

I’m gay, says new Archie comic character

Hate group Westboro Baptist Church to picket lesbian teen Constance McMillen's graduation

Israel's fear and loathing of Obama

"Petraeus is right"

Israel Prize winners to Barak: Let Gazans study in W. Bank

Report: Obama to call summit if Mideast peace talks fail

Netanyahu's nemesis / A far-right scarecrow named Feiglin

Hamas says Egypt gassed four Gaza tunnel workers

Daley: Send gun industry lawsuit to World Court

Police: Intended Victim Shoots Mugger In New Haven CT

FBI agent short on details on militia inquiry (Update to an earlier thread)

Northport man charged with murder after robbery accomplice killed (Alabama)

“Daley: Turn in your gun, get $75” as alternative to calling in the militia.

LA: Bill for arming worshipers OK'd by State House Committee

United Nations has filed its first firearms trace request.

Gun laws aren't the answer, they're the problem (Chicago)

More Flowers of Spring

My thumbnails in Pictures in Windows don't pick up my edits!

Aiman is one year old today!

Raptors on cacti

Colors of April (no, this is not a poll)


Helium-3 Shortage Could Mean Nuke Detection ‘Disaster’

Space yacht will be first craft to travel on 'solar waves' as it sets sail for Venus

There is no theory of everything

The Catholic Church Will End Priestly Celibacy, or Priestly Celibacy Will End the Catholic Church

Senior health plans found lacking

Positive Health Care Experience.

Excellent candidate for the label "axiom"? If 0/0 isn't equal to 25, then 0 is equal to 0.

Too deliciously ironic for words: Gary Null hoisted by his own petard

NY Fed Cited in Cover-Up By SIGTARP's Barofsky - Possible Criminal Charges

S&P downgrades Spain: Contagion fears grow

Spain Confident on July Redemption, Won’t Need Aid

Goldman Sachs, John Paulson, and the Hedge Funds that Pumped and Dumped Our Economy

Italian Debt Sale May ‘Feel the Heat’ on Greece Woes

What Really Triggered the Financial Crisis? by Mike Whitney

AP source: Criminal probe of Goldman under way

Germany is kicking away props of global recovery

The Interrogation of Lloyd Blankfein by Mike Whitney

Guest Post: No Wonder the Eurozone is Imploding

Bank Runs in Greece – Harbinger of Another Axis of Euromarket Risk?