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Archives: May 15, 2010

AC360 last night reported that leak is actually 70,000 barrels a day not 5,000

Lewis Black for President!

Business Week - "U.S. Economy: Retail Sales, Output Exceed Forecasts"

Supposed to take a Memorial Day vacation on an island off of Punta Gorda, FL this year.

Conspiracy Theories--which ones do you believe?

Funny Tweet

In a rational world, everyone on Fox would be screaming on a street corner instead of TV

It's real simple folks: If BP tries to weasel out of making this right they need to be boycotted

Salvadoran diplomat who helped Jews during Holocaust to be named righteous gentile

Met my own "Bernie Madoff"

Intergalactic imperialism?

Intergalactic imperialism?

BOSTON: Catholic Archdiocese Comes To Defense Of Banned Student

Whoa, Mark LeVine On Hannity...Destroyed Horowitz

Our End

British neo-Nazi who planned attacks against Jews jailed

Colin Powell for Sec of Ed? He turned it down.

Stanley's making the news again: Abuses at US ‘Black Jail’ in Afghanistan confirmed

PA Tracking Poll: Specter 44 (-1), Sestak 43 (unchanged) - May 15, 2010

PA Tracking Poll: Specter 44 (-1), Sestak 43 (unchanged) - May 15, 2010

10 deaths in April thought to be suicide

DoD OKs cancellation of NLOS-LS

It is the headlines.. controlled by right wing.

Congressmen should not be paid wages but loans.

GIs Invited to Tell Unvarnished Stories

Ahhhnuld Plans to Terminate the Poor

HotAir.com front page: not a word on the oil spill

A volcano of oil erupting

The Nation: Britain Braces for the Shocks to Come

Navy close to multiyear deal on new fighters

Drones Soon to Help Monitor US Border

Iowa court orders relatives to exhume body of man who wanted his head cryogenically frozen

Leading Evangelicals Want “Remedial English Classes” for Those Who Call Immigration Reform “Amnesty”

Fuck Ya ll!

Campaign Finance Reform - A Different Solution

Tea Party Movment

After Coming Out as a Lesbian, a Student May Owe $80,000 to Army ROTC

After Coming Out as a Lesbian, a Student May Owe $80,000 to Army ROTC

I want a Goodwin Liu t-shirt.

More War Profiteers: Army recalls 44,000 helmets

AlterNet: Why Caffeine Is the Perfect Addiction for a Worker Bee Society

Kendrick Meek Met With Palm Beach Post Editorial Board Friday

Picture of a post indictment republican from PA. (State Senator Jane Orie).

Schwarzenegger to state workers: Work more for same pay

Emergency E Action: Fire Don Blankenship

Toon:Point/Counterpoint

Better Turkey, Greece ties 'could yield arms reductions'

Just Gave a Saturday Morning Donation to DU

How much lint do you have in your pocket? People are still incarcerated..

Great idea for airport security...

Oil Spill: BP Accused Of Using Gulf Of Mexico As "Toxic Testing-Ground" - UK Telegraph

Student’s Arrest Tests Immigration Policy

Study: White and black children biased toward lighter skin

Abundant snowfall a big lift for state's ski resorts The Sierra Nevada snowpack is 143% of normal,

Abundant snowfall a big lift for state's ski resorts The Sierra Nevada snowpack is 143% of normal,

Why The Depression Is Ongoing

Why The Depression Is Ongoing

My prediction: Congress' final report of this so-called Fed "audit" will be 3 sentences long.

The Labour Party leadership debate is about to begin

US Church set to ordain lesbian bishop

Set the hook in a Saturday! Reel it in. Come CAPTION this chrome-dome teabagger.

I think a bounty of $10/gal of sludge would greatly increase the cleanup effort.

New technology from our friends at Boeing: Star Wars meets reality? Laser weapons tested

New technology from our friends at Boeing: Star Wars meets reality? Laser weapons tested

10 most profitable college majors and highest paying college degrees

New Poll: Restless Voters Prefer Democrats Again, But Still Hate Incumbents - HuffPo

9 Signs That Prove God Has A Sense Of Humor (Or Doesn't Understand Irony) - HuffPo

How much money would it take to gamble the life of a loved one?

Listen Pat Buchanan you racist jackass

A 'Quantum Leap' in Governance of the Euro Zone Is Needed

Big Macs, Chicken McNuggets and Energy Policy

Central CA need to attend CA Utility Commisons mtg in Fresno against P.G. & E rate hike 5/28

Rising Chorus Demands Independent Investigation into the Spill:

Stopping the oil well spill

Publisher Vends Books Via Old Cigarette Machines

Lay's is changing the shape of salt crystals for a better chip

Palin calls upon NRA and its "allies" to stop Obama from doing something he's NOT EVEN FUCKING DOING

J.P. Morgan Chase Anounces Plans to Launder Taxpayer Money to charter schools

J.P. Morgan Chase Anounces Plans to Launder Taxpayer Money to charter schools

Poll for Arizona Immigration law

BP accused of using Gulf of Mexico as "toxic testing-ground"

Revolt in Arne Duncan's hometown: Mass rally May 25, no 25% cuts to public ed

Is Marcy Winograd Being Censored by Fox11 in LA????

Has anyone been following the Grayson Michael Chance

Just a disorganized thought on the oil spill

Deepwater Horizon rig had history of spills, fires before big Gulf of Mexico oil spill

Deepwater Horizon rig had history of spills, fires before big Gulf of Mexico oil spill

1,000,000 Strong to Boycott BP -- new facebook group from Public citizen

MS: $75 GAS cards to celebrate the devestating oil spill.

What's going on in Bangkok? A political insider's viewpoint:

Right-Wingers' Feet of Clay

Crude Catastrophe: BP Oil Spill Disaster Photos

Tell me the truth...how bad is this for Obama?

Home of Swedish Muhammad cartoonist attacked

Blackwater Shows Up At NRA Convention With Guns Blazing, Sets Up Display Of Assault Rifles

A city School Committee member says she's 'appalled' at how GOP guests treated a classroom.

British MP stabbed

A state of persistent and permanent war? securing the world via neverending conflict

The BP oil leak should illuminate a much deeper problem of this environmental catastrophe...

Need vs. Want

Pa. swim club accused of race bias sold at auction

The Full Extent of Nixon's Crimes

"Sarah Palin look alike strip show" benefits the Tea Party Movement

Interesting article about budget deficits

Pawlenty Hypocritically Supports Chamber Using Taxpayer Bailout Funds To Lobby Against Wall St

Who else feels like they're watching Junkyard Wars reruns?

What can we do about the oil spill?

Can someone tell me why they can't use dynamite or some kind of bomb to stop the oil spill?

Can someone tell me why they can't use dynamite or some kind of bomb to stop the oil spill?

Can someone tell me why they can't use dynamite or some kind of bomb to stop the oil spill?

Can someone tell me why they can't use dynamite or some kind of bomb to stop the oil spill?

Can someone tell me why they can't use dynamite or some kind of bomb to stop the oil spill?

Voices From The Frontlines Of The BP Oil Spill - HuffPo

This Is Several Years Old, But... The United States and The War on Trade Unions in Colombia

This Is Several Years Old, But... The United States and The War on Trade Unions in Colombia

This Is Several Years Old, But... The United States and The War on Trade Unions in Colombia

Homeless people save a life after former Food Network chef asks them to murder someone, they refuse

SeizeBP.org dedicated to seizing BP assets, has petition, other organizing tools

Fleas, Rodents, Mold All Call Health Department Home

Santa Barbara Oil Spill Video: Did America Forget So Soon?

Thank you my hero! Someone

Demonstration held outside of a building that is being constructed by BP on UC Berkeley campus -pics

Democrats Retake Lead in Congressional Ballot

Posted by request: Toyota: Another Circuit City? (by James Parks, Apr 16, 2007)

Posted by request: Toyota: Another Circuit City? (by James Parks, Apr 16, 2007)

Greek economic crisis accelerates clashes between immigrants and locals.

Small business lobby to go to court on health law

delete

VA assigns ratings to surgical facilities

Newer Senators Fed Up With Old Rules That Block Progress - LATimes

NRA members disagree with Republicans in Congress...

NRA members disagree with Republicans in Congress...

U.S. Army to turn gulf oil slick into asphalt

Better learn to live in a vault with layers of security....

Probe of Police Abuse Widens in Seattle Stomping Case

I wonder if simple labeling wouldn't solve all of our election issues

Dilution is the solution to pollution?

Dilution is the solution to pollution?

I had to smack down a Tea Partier...well, rhetorically...

Federal prosecutors conducting criminal investigation of Massey Energy's Upper Big Branch Mine

SHOCK: Naked Boy, 9, Stuffed In Oven As Punishment (and hands burned on stove)

Then Comes the Marriage Question

Study: Wine in plastic loses flavor

State senator seeks amendment to ban same sex marriages (NC)

Tell me the truth...how bad is this for Obama?

Pope laments bad reputation had by "the church"

Pope laments bad reputation had by "the church"

I'm getting a sneaking suspicion that quite a few people who claim to believe in god really don't.

Approximately how many posts per day are made on DU?

Socialism and communism is about big government?

Which organization is a greater threat to mankind's survival?

I hate to do this, but you need to watch this: Glenn Beck commencement address, Liberty University

Repairing The Job Machine-More jobs might be created this year than during Bush's presidency.

Missouri lawmakers crack down on porn industry

Yes or no

White House Pressured BP To Release Video

For those who feel the grass is always greener...

Growing Diversity on the Supreme Court.... (TOON)

Making a mortgage holder accountable

Dilution is the solution to pollution?

Screamin' MEME-y: Palin's latest fatwa introduces annoying new catch phrase about "Mama Grizzlies©"

Tennessee proposes banning felons from owning "vicious" dogs for 10 years

Barack Obama has finally seen the light but is it too late?

Our dog had a grooming today - Hair donated to the gulf

Arizona's Next Target: 'Student' Amnesty'

Defiant Fresno pot-shop (medical-marijuana clinic) owner out of jail

Preakness horse "First Dude"

Homeless Man Living Off Frequent Flier Points Gets Job

Is it ever okay to refer to a woman as the C-word?

Sarah's fans are reloading. For real.

Rendell aims to be skunk at tea party

Dems make Ellsworth official pick to face Coats

Even a giant industrial grade douche bag can't plug that leak.

Do the math for the gusher.

Crazy social conservatives at it in Missouri

White House: Speed up release of Kagan papers

When you hear a Pro- NRA gun nut accuse Obama or Dems of taking their guns ..

Sarah is mad. Mexican jockey beats up on "First Dude"

NRA AND PALIN: LET THOSE ON NO-FLY LIST BUY GUNS

Kagan on CSpan NOW.

CIA drone kills TIMES SQUARE BOMBER'S teachers

Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon: J.D. Hayworth Is ‘Full Of Racism’

NOAA to release storm season outlook

FOUND: What goes on in a Glenn Beck viewer's head

lonestarnot lost her star.

Glenn Beck To Liberty University Graduates: Shoot To Kill

Michael Jackson doctor helps passenger in distress

Is Ben Bernanke Having Fun Yet?

Analysis: Americans should examine the Liberal Democrats

I bought an ergonomic bed.

Chevron's "Crude" Attempt to Suppress Free Speech

Chevron's "Crude" Attempt to Suppress Free Speech

OSU hospitals to operate clinics in 2 Giant Eagles

Conservatism is a social pathology

Bomb Designer, Mars Expert Sent by Obama to Fix Oil Spill

How much oil? (intereractive flash slide shown on msnbc.com)

Catholic school rejects child of lesbians, Progressive catholic groups fight back

Making a mountain to stop the oil

First Attempt To Stop Oil Spill With Insertion Tube Has Failed, According To Ken Salazar - NOLA.com

Bangkok Unraveling

Hey you fat lump of crap

NRA in Charlotte: Sarah Palin, Glenn Beck and Lots of Guns

Let's thank the Right for recklessly using and wasting the "Socialist" moniker

Still feeling terrorized by big oil. And you?

Solicitor-general nominee: impressive First Amendment resume

Woman's hospital memories contradict "birthers"

NAACP Backs Supreme Court Nominee Kagan

Good thing our troops' lives were not wasted bringing democracy to Iraq

Good thing our troops' lives were not wasted bringing democracy to Iraq

NYT: On Speech, Kagan Leaned Toward Conservatives

Republicans are becoming unglued?

Rare sea turtle washes up dead on NC beach

Awesome Daily Kos Diary: "I helped bring mfg jobs back from china "

Chris Matthews Wants Dick Cheney “Under The Lights And Under Oath” Over Oil Spill

Coach Sorry For Making Players Drink Out Of Shoe

Do you agree with the Democratic Parties' stance on reproductive choice

Alright, My Malfeasance & Rentboy motivationals are winners and the Arizona is a loser

Dachshund U.N. - lots of doggie pics

Dachshund U.N. - lots of doggie pics

Have chalkboard, will travel - pic

Arizona (Edited)

*** SPRING PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST - INSTANT RUN-OFF ***

Veteran Denied Job After Company Makes Background Check Mistake

Jury Reaches Decision in Brain-Scan Test Case

Phoenix Mayor says J.D. Hayworth is "full of racism"

Where would we be today?

Paris, je t'aime......

Introduction to a book I'm working on

Iranian cleric wants creation of 'Greater Iran'

It is Pretty Simple... No One Is Telling the Truth - Oil Cos, Regulators, Politicians, Bankers, MSM

Our youngest daughter just became a statistic of the times

What I Learned in Afghanistan .....About the United States By Dana Visalli

There's a reason we need to keep reminding people about George W. Bush

JFK battled Wall Street and Big Business

A post in GD got me thinking about a research website some DUer's may not be familiar with

Has the oil spill made the Cheneys disappear?

Tonight's Weather Channel special on volcanoes made Bobby Jindal look like a damn fool.

Flowchart to Determine if Obama is a US Citizen

Probing the link between slaughterhouses and violent crime

Lisa Murkowski Received $400,000 from Oil and Gas in 8 Years

Rentboy

Will you be sad or happy if/when Specter and Lincoln lose?

Will you be sad or happy if/when Specter and Lincoln lose?

Boeing source: We may not bid for KC-X

In a serious nuclear incident/accident I expect the government to be all over it in a nano second.

TV People Confuse World Cup Host Country With Similarly Named Landmass

Pittsburgh Sinclair Fox Station Pulls Dems Ad says Untruthful - Murtha's seat

Joke slam

Eyjafjallajokull: I'm back, mofos !!!!

President Obama’s Campaign Arm Tries to Get Grass-Roots Democrats to Defeat Progressive Candidate

Undocumented student's arrest called part of 'civil rights disaster'

Caption Chuck Norris

BPs latest oil fix fails

Gulf Oil Leaks Could Gush for Years: National Geographic Article

Sexxxy Sarah Palin Look a Like Contest? A Tea Party Fundraiser? YOU BETCHA!

Time for Florida to talk about marijuana laws (Sat nooze dump)

Time for Florida to talk about marijuana laws (Sat nooze dump)

Time for Florida to talk about marijuana laws (Sat nooze dump)

Oiled Pelicans First Rinsed With More Oil Before Getting A Bath - NOLA.com

Liquor receipts show celebration of Lincoln win

Bad News For Republicans Expecting To Retake Congress

Your recommendations for organizations supporting Gulf fishermen, wetlands?

I think we should unite with the Tea Baggers on one important issue.

Some possible solutions to the gushing oil plume.

Wow. Google's "Wonder Wheel." Anyone played with this yet?

Who is the most worthless bag of fuck at this point in time?

Juicy Profits Not Enough, Snapple Puts the Squeeze on Union Workers

School officials can be sued for strip search, court rules

Sunday Talk Shows

Malfeasance

Quest for oil leaves trail of damage across the globe

Quest for oil leaves trail of damage across the globe

T-cell Party Patriots

WAR---new rules.

Frank Rich: A Heaven-Sent Rent Boy

Frank Rich: A Heaven-Sent Rent Boy

Nun automatically excommunicated for participating in decision allowing abortion that saved mother

Does greed-based, trickle-down/supply-side economics sound like a policy of..

This post is primarily directed toward the individuals not yet directly impacted by the oil gusher.

Saturday spit the hook. Crap! Come CAPTION Teabagger Boy, The Swell with a Fellow!

"Heckuva job, Kennie"

"Heckuva job, Kennie"

All the sat maps/tragectory images of the oil spill seem to be 5+ days old....why are they not...

McChrystal: Beheadings of Our Allies Simply to Be Expected

Oil from spill may be entering Gulf Loop

BP response plan: "fraud, fantasy, or forgery." US government deserves hefty share of the blame.

Is the entire market capitalization of BP sufficient to remedy the damage? What then?

Obama plan would delay probable cause hearings to allow uninterrupted interrogations

Gulf Disaster: Things are getting so bad, the "angry Obama" has to make an appearance.

Mick Jagger talks downloading and piracy (I knew he was pretty cool)

Who cuuld possibly mount a potentially successful liberal primary challenge to Obama?

I'm descended from illegal immigrants

Congress: Cap ATM fees at 50 cents

Congress: Cap ATM fees at 50 cents

In City of Homes That Sit Empty, more homes are being built

hahaha.

The last air travelers.

Women need different techniques to ask for a raise than men

Women need different techniques to ask for a raise than men

Brockton (MA) school district, a "beacon of urban hope", lays off 430 teachers

Brockton (MA) school district, a "beacon of urban hope", lays off 430 teachers

HANESBRANDS INC. DONATES 50,000 PAIRS OF PANTYHOSE TO GROUPS MAKING OIL-ABSORBING BOOMS TO FIGHT GUL

DU Contest: Can you guess when we'll reach 50 million posts?

Great article about the natural death of Japanese whaling.

Salazar: Latest effort to stop oil leak hits snag

The Net Neutrality fight has returned.

What happens when an undocumented person is picked up?

Dish Network: don't use them...

The hummer chicks are almost a week old.

The hummer chicks are almost a week old.

ChickMagic's obituary in the DALLAS MORNING NEWS

Blind woman abandoned on airplane

Why do lawmakers always head for the poor and ..

8 arrested at protest over Obama cutting funding for HIV/AIDS programs

8 arrested at protest over Obama cutting funding for HIV/AIDS programs

Has anybody else seen the movie Boogie Man about Lee Atwater?

Happy Birthday Stevie Wonder ~ My Sweet Memory

Why do married people pay substantially less taxes than Single people or unmarried couples ?

Does anyone ever consider that things may not be what they appear to be?

Greece may sue US Banksters

Capture Of Mullah Omar Confirmed

It is long past time for the Congressfolks to declassify Cheney's secret energy task force

How to legally immigrate to the US

The Afghan Tree Army (don't miss this!)

Scientists Find Giant Plumes of Oil Forming Under the Gulf

I saw Mr. President admonishing the 3 fingerpointing assholes for not

Specter: 'Victory is in the air' in Pa. primary

Modern day Republicans learnt one thing from the NaZis. Tactics.

Mr. Obama

Which ReTHUG owns ArmorSource -Army recalls 44,000 combat helmets

The personality traits of school reformers...from a NYC parents' blog.

Should drilling be prohibited at certain depths?

I am sympathetic to faith in God

Latest Arizona Law

An honest question. Who does Obama think will vote for him in 2012?

Mormon Beck - Liberty University: Not a happy match

Race to the top begins to get criticism...just as NY teachers get sold out by union.

In some states marriage between different races was illegal , so "illegal" does not equal "immoral"

When did Apple become uncool?

***Warning Dial-Up Users*** Pics

How Bad Could the BP Spill Get? - Mother Jones

Sarah Palin is a dangerous, dim-witted, ditzy dumb-ass.

Andrew Young's "The Politician" paints Edwards as even worse than I had expected.

You know what's funny? If I poured used oil in my yard I could be arrested! But BP goes free!

Do anti-illegals want the police and military to drag families out of their homes to deport?

Obama ignores me.

As a society, we need to have a dialogue about profit and make some decisions

I am a Tree Hugger

Mother and daughter holding matching pink handguns at NRA meeting - pic

After crying at the drop of a hat over the Gulf disaster...Maher and his new rules had a few smiles

After crying at the drop of a hat over the Gulf disaster...Maher and his new rules had a few smiles

Remember when everyone said that the Stupak compromise didn't change anything?

Remember when everyone said that the Stupak compromise didn't change anything?

Listen up. Everybody here needs to READ THIS. Then be nice to your introvert.

I ran across this tonite...

Let's see...

A Long Walk

Happy 62nd Birthday Brian Eno!

The last Ziegfeld Follies chorus girl died this week

You say you want to hear Tool's lead singer tackle "21st Century Schizoid Man? YOU GOT IT!

The Cab Ride

Some blues - Albert Cummings....

OMFG! Rollerskating Babies!

Stella was a diver and she was always down

You can all kiss my ass!!! We're only #2 - WOOHOO!!!

What's your best hard drug and music combo?

Hey Stella!

A star is born

You say you want a bluegrass version of Sabbath's "Iron Man?" YOU GOT IT!

Pay ATTENTION, people!

Wow. Good work Flyers. Way to beat the odds.

50's mental hygiene movies

You say you want to hear Whitesnake totally fuck up "Day Tripper?" YOU GOT IT!

KEEF in the new issue of Rolling Stone: "If I had my way, he'd (Mick Taylor) still be in the band."

You say you want a barbershop quartet version of The Beach Boys' "Surfer Girl?" YOU GOT IT.

When you get old do you just not care?

Breaking the law!

ohhhhhhhhhh POWER TOOLS

Tomorrow is my Birthday , I turn 32

HAPPY BIRTHDAY WAVY GRAVY! (The bestest person ever!)

Whack-a-Kitty (Home version -- and not the one you think)

Testing

Has Anyone Else Seen the Offensive "Cartoons"

Yes, I respect George Lucas

KICK ASS

Flowchart to Determine if Barack Obama is a US Citizen

Yes or no

My show starts now! Check it out

Buddy Guy & BB King, "I Can't Quit You Baby"...FUCK Jimmy the Junkie and Robert the Precious Diva.

Preakness starting in a few minutes

Yes or no?

So I got a call today from an old friend. Hadn't heard from him in several months.

What's with the DU Adbot?

The Sarah Palin Look-Alike Site That Will Get Your Ass Fired If You Look At It At Work

"The Real Robin Hood" coming on now on History

Please try to keep your cement-like head from flopping around too much.

Wine Rec: Apothic Red Winemaker's Blend, '07 or '08

BREAKING NOW: CNN

Bakery help needed please. I'm looking for just the right ingredients to make this delicious dish...

good advice from a smart man ( my (non evil) bro

Carson Show- Grocho Marx, Jack Benny, George Burns,Bob Hope

Tyger

Shit. I just heard they closed the local International House of Pancakes.

There are many false doctrines. And they can be shown not true.

Quick question for you.

Holy Crap! You're never going to believe what I just heard on the police scanner where I live....

If you do not know the difference between weeds and flowers, please do Not

Yay! Nurses Week is finally over!

tunnel under the railroad

Changes

Today is Armed Forces Day

All this talk of pieholes is making me hungry for pastry.

Post your stupid pet stories.

Funniest video EVER!!!

Dachshund U.N. - lots of doggie pics

Some local cartoon classics (from Rocky Mountain News years)

Another day, more time to hate the Boston Red Sox

Transformer Kitty - PICS!!!!

I just watched Roman Holiday again, since so many years have passed.

24 hours ago, I was at a table in Berkeley with several of the finest human beings I have ever known

I am at the hospital with my father and his bloot clot, the hospital has wi fi.

Tonight I watched THE INFORMERS for the third time, and I really believe this is a

Solar split pea soup

I've been sneezing all day and my eyes won't stop watering.

Was killed at work today.

Random Lyric Thread

Who decided that Robb is a dingbat?

The Bad Place

Watching Star Trek II with my son for the first time

Meet Leonardo (CAPTION THIS!!!)

Golden Retriever meets a pack of kittens.

Jesus. I'm sitting here listening to Coldplay.

Anyone remember the '50s and '60s where lawyers, engineers and bus

Best thing to plant in a window box that gets a lot of sun?

How come aliens don't have hair?

Stevie Wonder vs. Paul McCartney

Do you ever call back the wrong numbers who leave messages on your answering machine?

Videotaped a wedding today, and saw one of those unplanned, touching, real life moments

NBC to air documentary on Toyota recall

Yet another beautiful weekend

Then Comes the Marriage Question

Google admits wi-fi data collection blunder

Palin says Obama would ban guns if he could

Fighting spreads in Thai capital, 17 dead

70% Of Toyota-Dealership Operators See Need For Restructuring

3.9 Earthquake Greater Los Angeles Area

Gaza man killed by Israeli gunfire: emergency services

I saw the Infamous Stringdusters last night - a bluegrass jam band

HANESBRANDS INC. DONATES 50,000 PAIRS OF PANTYHOSE TO GROUPS MAKING OIL-ABSORBING BOOMS TO FIGHT GUL

GfK Poll flashes mixed signals for parties-Americans want Democrats to control Congress

Frogs are having a feast in my carport.

8-year-olds and their questions

Nick Clegg: we caused offence by joining Tories, but it's worth it

U.S. Army to turn gulf oil slick into asphalt

As God as my witness...

Russian Dancer Ordered Freed in Guantanamo Habeas Case (35 Out of 48 Freed Have Won Cases Now)

PSA:. If you watch "The Pacific" on HBO

10 killed in Iraq stadium bombing

BP mum on latest oil containment effort

Latest oil containment effort falters

Jessica Watson, the girl who sailed round the world, comes home to cheers

Would you be worried? My brother's roommate finished class and was

I stopped dieting a month ago. I've been on Atlantic Sea Kelp pills and have maintained my

Mexican presidential candidate missing

Workers deny Dole defrauding conspiracy

When a post is just a link to youtube like this:

Balochistan schools receive Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan's threatening letters

Gulf oil spill: Obama administration warns BP it's on the hook for all damages, not the taxpayers

Euro crisis: only root-and-branch financial reform can tame the wolf pack

Capture Of Mullah Omar Confirmed

Fur balls blot tar balls

United States Joins Alliance Of Civilizations

Cubans march against homophobia

US oil spill spreads to new coasts

Redshirts warn of civil war as Thai troops told to shoot on sight

BP attempts 'riser insertion,' but fails to contain oil spill in Gulf of Mexico

Retired Millstone worker alleges safety compromises at Millstone, NRC

Oil washes onto Mississippi, Louisiana coastal islands (tarballs & soft patties)

BP oil chief: Don’t ban deep-water drilling

Central Bank chief: euro crisis is worst since the second world war

Brazilian President Lula arrives in Tehran

Released FBI Documents Detail Walter Cronkite’s Aid of Vietnam War Protesters

Uncertainty Buffets Japan’s Whaling Fleet

Obama plan would delay probable cause hearings to allow uninterrupted interrogations

Tuesday's primaries could provide early answers for election year

U.S. Is Still Using Private Spy Ring, Despite Doubts

Retail sales beat expectations; building sector a boom to economy

Senators OK debit regulation in bank reform

President Obama pushes passage of Wall Street reform bill

It's wood cuttin' time -new toy :)

Michigan salons sending hair clippings to help with Gulf oil spill cleanup

Crew argued over drilling plan before rig explosion

Oil's sway in Gulf states may be tempering politicians' response to spill

BP expects Gulf oil siphon to work after setback

Mental care stays are up in military

Gulf spill: BP gets go ahead for full-scale underwater use of dispersants

Officials: US missiles kill 5 in NW Pakistan

Guilty verdict for Ohio cop who shot unarmed motorcyclist in back

Australian teen completes round-the-world sail

Fighter Jets Escort Plane to Vancouver

NAACP Backs Supreme Court Nominee Kagan

Didn't I see you down in San Anton on a hot and dusty night?

Episcopal Church ordaining first openly lesbian bishop

Post your stupid human stories

Oil spill imperils an unseen world at the bottom of the gulf

Awww my sweet shy feral kitty Saffron is now a little Momma!

Thai violence spirals as both sides seek reinforcements

No return envelope in bills, ARRGGHH!!!

Been awhile since I've been here... who the hell are all you people?

Husband of the year nominee: Call Me Wesley. He just waxed my legs.

Who here believes in ghosts?

Obama’s Campaign Arm Tries to Get Grassroots Democrats to Defeat Fellow Progressive

Ecosystem in Peril After Gulf Oil Spill

Tea Party-Backed Repeal Of The 17th Amendment Gets Republicans Into Trouble

Please call your Senators and Congressman to support HR 3149

Salazar, Napolitano tell BP to pay up

WP: White House video blog offers an inside view

What Obama forgot to tell the nation when he announced his offshore drilling plan:

What Happened to Obama’s Armageddon?

WTF: "BP CEO says Apollo 13 moon mission ‘did not stop the space program’"

WH, Harkin and Miller pushing $23 billion federal aid to prevent teacher layoffs

Afghans angry at 'civilian deaths'

Matthew Yglesias: It's Bush's Oil Spill

Obama Plan Would Delay Probable Cause Hearings to Allow Uninterrupted Interrogations

Sarah Palin would ban books if she could...

Ecoside and the Gulf Oil Spill...

Ecoside and the Gulf Oil Spill...

Our Story So Far...

"This is the latest installment in the "This Isn't The Bush Administration" chronicles."

POLL: Democrats Retake Lead in Congressional Ballot, 45/40.

What's your worst trait as a DUer?

Biden hosts recovering son's fundraiser

"MORE JOBS MIGHT BE CREATED THIS YEAR THAN DURING GEORGE W. BUSH'S PRESIDENCY"

Until we develop effective alternative energy sources we still have to drill for oil, have coal and

Could the Republicans be crazy enough to nominate Sara Palin?

why can Obama express approval of the firing of ALL the teachers at a high school

Prediction. Harry Reid will win EASY re-election in Nevada. Dems will survive in November.

We've worried about Obama's birth certificate and social security number. What's next?

The more I see of Palin.........

Conservatives claim Kagan is an inexperienced, socialist, Marxist...

We need to be thinking about this: What if it's 2012 and we AREN'T out of Iraq?

One of Obama's picks to help solve Gulf spill is a self-declared militant homophobe!

‘Everyone here is ready to vote for Obama, including the Republicans.’ ”

Supreme Court is the ONE reason we have to stick with Obama.

The Cloud Minders

Arizona Anti-Immigration Law Backfires

Darth Vader takes on the American Power Act

BP Sure Is Full Of Itself: Ad Touting Their 'Expertise'

Democracy Now! Headlines Friday, May 14, 2010

40 Years Ago: Police Kill Two Students at Jackson State in Mississippi

Honouring Our Presidents

Everybody's Free to Wear Sunscreen!

New World Order in disorder

NRA rank and file don't think people on the terrorist watch list should buy guns.

Kevin Costner Oil Gulf MESS-Clean up Machine

Have You Had Enough Of Harman

Virtual Choir~

Arizona Immigration Law-The Majority of Americans Agree with the New Law.

Young Turks: Controversy Over Girls Doing Beyonce Dance (Video)

Real Time with Bill Maher Pts 1-5 & New Rules

Cops Bodyslam 87-Year-Old Alzheimer's Lady Smash Her Head Into Ground

Cops Say Legalize Drugs

Richard Dawkins responds to perceptive Australian questioner

Ford Hemp Car

BOOK REVIEW: The Invention of the Jewish People. By Shlomo Sand (Jim Miles)

What If BP Were A Human Being?

Terminally Dumb People

Ecosystem in Peril After Gulf Oil Spill

Chevron's 'Crude' Attempt to Suppress Free Speech

Arms and the Airport

GOP Game Plan: Turn Elena Kagan Into Godfather's Tom Hagen

Health Insurance Companies Try to Shape Rules

Jeff Sessions’s Constitution

I hope this guy gets in on the oil spill clean up/remediation work. Sec. Chu knows him as does BP -

LAT: Step Up to the Plate--MLB should move all-star game from Arizona

The Dirty Place

Oil spill could go on for years, experts say

Peterson's Deficit "Budgetball": The Fountainhead Meets Death Race!

Peterson's Deficit "Budgetball": The Fountainhead Meets Death Race!

Palin's "Mama Grizzlies" Are Devouring the GOP Not Obama

Closet Politics:

Does the Right to a Lawyer Disappear with Miranda?

Sarah Palin's political bandwagon is wobbling under the weight of contradictions

Why The Way We're Working Isn't Working -- A Survival Manual for the Modern Age

Will the Wall Street Banksters Ever Be Held Accountable?

Maine GOP Convention-Goers Vandalize 8th-Grade Classroom

Margaret and Helen. Oh, yeah!

Obama and the trheat to Miranda rights..........

Good editorial in AZ's major newspaper calling out all of AZ's

The Nation: What Ever Happened to Welfare Mothers?

One of Obama's picks to help solve Gulf spill is a self-declared militant homophobe!

Nurses Union, A Great Example

GE Grabs Gearless Wind Turbines

Oil spill science: Mapping the plume

Seneca to Obama: ‘You betrayed our trust’ (xpost)

"The Gulf appears to be bleeding"

Vancouver Sun: Caribou threatened by wind farms, expert says.

Life with the Dekalb Turbines.

Has anyone, including the fabulists at BP given out

Wind Turbines Shed Their Gears

BP / Gulf oil spill -- Radar Image, 14 May 2010

"WHAT IF THERE IS NO CLIMATE/ENERGY BILL?" Report outlines path forward...

Gloat-Free Baseball Scores (Friday, May 14)

Did anyone else think Zambrano took his loss Friday just a _leeeetle_ too calmly?

Looking at the names of horses for the Preakness today......

ok, what's the REAL most coveted award in all of sports?

As the Preakness gets ready to roll, a note of respect for Sham and Alydar

Guess why BA couldn't hold strike talks? The union boss was in Cuba hailing the revolution Read m

Portions of Carabobo State, Venezuela, without power

Workers deny Dole defrauding conspiracy

Nicaragua police seizes over one ton of cocaine

Moscoso to lead observation group in Dominican Republic

Colombian coal firms to pay for high contamination

Colombia: paramilitary chief says he supported Uribe's election

Chilean President Pinera sells TV station

Suspected Bolivia Drug Smuggler Shoot - Out Kills 6

Lula says he does not understand the 'basis' for Hillary's skepticism

Brazilian President Lula arrives in Tehran

Pioneering and Persecuted Baltasar Offered Position by the International Criminal Court

Colombia: wave of deadly attacks on education workers

The hostage, the guerrilla and the baby born in the jungle

Photos of current trip to Bolivia by President Fernando Lugo:

Regional Commission Against Impunity in Central America

Cubans march against homophobia

Chavez orders money changer raids for currency crash

Pins in the Goldstone voodoo doll

Boy killed in West Bank - Palestinians blame settlers

Today in Labor History May 15 The first labor bank opens in Washington, D.C., & more

W Post: Union leader Stern leaves with questions over spending

Alleged theft of dues from defunct union under investigation

Is this what peace looks like?

US funds Israel’s 'apartheid' roads plan

Report: Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades claim responsibility for West Bank shooting attack

Gaza man killed by Israeli gunfire: emergency services

Settlers launch interactive Web site

U.S. asks Israel to curb rhetoric, demolitions of Palestinian homes

Interior Minister: Israel will never freeze construction in Jerusalem

Palestinians mark Naqba

Palin says Obama would ban guns if he could

Libya Voted to U.N. Human Rights Council

Palin Warns NRA Obama Wants to Ban Guns

More Weld (County) residents are carrying guns (Colorado)

Buying NRA raffle tickets pays off...

Arms and the Airport

*** SPRING SEASONAL CONTEST RUN-OFF IS UP IN GD ***

Because I can't resist these beautiful horses!!

Say 'yea,' 'nay' or 'but, hey...' to these proposed revisions to contest rules

Wesley T. Huntress: Author of NASA's New Strategy (IEEE Spectrum interview by Oberg)

Okay, this is weird

Putting out the garbage!!

Whomever wanted a new radio network; this one looks pretty good:

Spiritual and Holistic Surgery helpers ??

2012 Burning Questions--post 'em here (inspired by SC's ascension thread)

Karen Bishop's last WINGS

End of Karen Bishop's "Wings" posts

what do people here think of all this 2012 talk?

Archdiocese Replaces Convicted Sex Abuser(s) With An Unconvicted Sex Abuser

Atheists Can't Think For Themselves! (Edward Current video 4:33)

What relevance do the gods of theologians and philosophers have?

I'm getting a sneaking suspicion that quite a few people who claim to believe in god really don't.

The World would be a very sad place if Poseidon quit interacting with the World an its people.

PCV1, PCV2 DNA detected in RotaTeq

Yearly vaccinations aren’t just for kids any more. ~ Seattle/LocalHealthGuide

$175.99 for an inhaler which will last about 1 month.

Capitalism Without Capital

Why There is Fear and Resentment of the Power of Gold to Discover Value in the Real Economy

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