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Archives: May 16, 2010

Detainee case questions grow

question for people from Texas specifically Dallas or Houston

Perry’s record as officer examined: Candidate had key role in strip search scandal

"CALLING ALL YOU ANGELS!" get ready for eternity.

Do tin-foil hats still work?

Dr. Jeff Masters sees a major hurricane risk this year

Former Mexico presidential candidate 'missing'

PA Tracking Poll: Sestak 44 (+1), Specter 44 (unchanged ) - May 16th

Looks like Puerto Rico just had a 5.7 earthquake

If confirmed Obama's nominee will take the sting out of the Supreme Court

If confirmed Obama's nominee will take the sting out of the Supreme Court

Quest for oil leaves trail of damage across the globe

Fun, fun, get to spend Memoral Day weekend at MD Anderson

Al Qaeda leader vows bloody days ahead

Winograd vs. Harman: A Choice, Not An Echo on OPENLEFT

Va. Guard chief paid by firm of subordinate

Frogs are having a feast in my carport.

Some questions regarding "the world is a battlefield" theory.

Chicago, D.C. to digitize Studs Terkel's interviews

Drill baby, drill.

Arizona Students Protest New Law Banning Ethnic Studies Classes

U.S. releases Afghan prisoners in bid to mend relations

5.8 earthquake in Puerto Rico early this

MAJOR GANG TAKEDOWN 78 Bloods, Latin Kings Indicted

What is really killing the Gulf from the gusher:

BP's PROFIT 1st quarter of 2010 = $6.1 BILLION!!! No worries about not being able to pay

W.N.B.A.’s Mistie Bass Learns Lessons in Bahrain (She coached a Bharanian women's basketball team)

Johnny Cash's America On A & E, AWESOME!

Michele Bachmann says financial reform is fascism

I'm beginning to think that BP will not survive this Gulf crisis.

The Idiot Express rolls on: Sarah Palin says 'We're All Arizonans Now'

So I guess BP wasn't "Too Big To Fail"

Ya think? .... CA Dems say slashing welfare and tossing kids into the streets could cost CA big time

Kandahar Effort Off to Slow Start

Life imitates art

If political philosophy x requires incorruptible politicians to work, it’s not serious.

Leahy, Sessions to set Kagan hearings this week

Wall Street 'speed traders' were a secret???? Bullshit!

Worst perversion of a Kennedy line EVER: Palin: We are all Arizonans now.

Nephew's hopeful as state prepares to observe Harvey Milk Day

Palin: We're All Arizonans Now'

Laura Bush Backs Gay Marriage, Abortion Rights - PD

Pundits Blow Smoke; Democrats Panic!

NY Times: Giant Plumes of Oil Found Forming Under Gulf of Mexico

Key brain parts normal in autistic people

Idiots will be Idiots: Maine GOP Forced to Apologize After Convention-Goers Vandalize Classroom

Poll Nuance and False Assumptions

Dark Lord Cheney 'War Monger & Criminal on multiple levels' endorses Whitman

Let's face it the oil spill "golf ball" thing is a one in-a-million shot

Is DU slow for anyone else this morning?

Afghanistan's hopeful music revival

Is a 6 week election cycle even feasible here?

What lies beneath

Sestak, Specter Make Closing Arguments On CNN

Sestak, Specter Make Closing Arguments On CNN

Air of the Dog "He's a real-life Underdog!"

I've been a member here since 2005

Funny- we can deliver fresh batteries to the Space Station, but not to oil rig blowout protectors.

Go HOME, Peggy!

Go HOME, Peggy!

Wikipedia has a huge article on the Gulf oil spill

A Heaven-Sent Rent Boy-By FRANK RICH

They were expendable...

Sunday Morning Short Essay:

The Hidden Power of China's Communist Party - China's Private Party

How the Republican Party Just Screwed Itself

Siphon, baby, siphon

Johnny Cash Was The Symbol Of Patriotism

This isn't the only serious man-caused threat to the Gulf

AUCTIONS versus ELECTIONS? How would you like to pick your leaders?

Do not try this at home..

US Drone Strikes Kill 15 in Khyber (First Drone Strike in Khyber)

DNR Using Surveillance Flights To Spot Marijuana Grows

Lesbians in China: less "threatening" than gay men?

Lesbians in China: less "threatening" than gay men?

Major organizations support BPA in food and drink

Obama defends Arizona immigration law

Obama defends Arizona immigration law

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

Quest for oil leaves trail of damage across the globe

White House Has Time-Line Of It's Response To Oil Spill (Lots of info)...

Palin, Jenny Sanford help underdog in SC gov race

Noam Chomsky: "The Philosophy of Futility"

Some of my thoughts about the oil rig disater

God is Covered in Oil

Tube Inserted Into Pipe And Capturing Some Of The Leaking Oil - NOLA.com

prediction...if one republican wins a primary on tuesday the media will announce the dems demise

Noam Chomsky denied entry into Israel

A huff and boom ended Deepwater Horizon's lucky streak

Chuck Todd: Real Americans Love Racial Profiling

Major Loophole In Senate Financial Reform Bill, Derivatives Reform May Be Illusory

Corporate Welfare: $ 650 million to Goldman Sachs....to build its NYC Headquarters

Drilling Critics Warn of Spill in Arctic Ocean

BP disaster

Help me out here please. I recall seeing on the net that the oil

The Grand Puppetmaster?

Video - Dang! Sarah woomps da perzidoont! Vote fer Sarah!!! Dang! The cheater with the heater's hot!

Words count - in more ways than one.

Reclaiming democracy in a Corporatist society

States' budget woes hitting programs for kids hard

US bankruptcies resume upward path in 1st quarter

Killing Nemo.....

Killing Nemo.....

Pat Leahy Throws Cold Water On Obama's Hope For Miranda Fix (VIDEO)

Pat Leahy Throws Cold Water On Obama's Hope For Miranda Fix (VIDEO)

Sacramento Bee: California makes it easier to cut taxes than to raise them

How to retire all coal plants and 28% of nuclear plants by 2050

Question for DUers

Is it time to revive a great American tradition?

A huff and boom ended Deepwater Horizon's lucky streak

Worst case scenario: How long will the Gulf gusher take to deplete if unstopped?

Internet-inspired drinks parties spread panic among authorities

Internet-inspired drinks parties spread panic among authorities

U.S. economy still needs further boost: Romer

BEST ltte EVER from an Arizonan Against the 'Papers Please" bill

BP Fails in Latest Bid to Cap Gulf Oil Leak Amid Liability Concerns (Tube Insertion Fails)

Obama's first term vs a second term

Sports columnists are worthless....

Tanker vessels filled with Head and Shoulders shampoo sent to the Gulf...

Who we can really thank for the gulf coast ecological disaster (Pix)

Too many CAMERAS, not enough jobs

Would this really work as a solution for the Oil spill?...

Please tell Obama to fire BP from control of Gulf disaster...

Don't oil gushers eventually stop all by themselves?

I like Joe Sestak. I have been pushing Sestak over Specter for a while. But let's be fair ........

Palin: Ich Bin Ein Arizona-ers. She wants to "help the rest of the nation understand."

BP rig inspections were fewer than advertised

TIME - "The New Sheriffs of Wall Street" - Blair, Shapiro and Warren - GOP Male Backlash?

Tube Catches ‘Some’ Oil From Leak

A Modest Proposal = Let the South Go!

A Modest Proposal = Let the South Go!

A Modest Proposal = Let the South Go!

We lost an entire Pennsylvania community to a coal mine fire 48 years ago. And its still burning

Casino valets give Ferrari F430 to wrong owner, let him drive away

Bumper sticker idiocy

If BP is found criminally negligent or even that it didn't

If BP is found criminally negligent or even that it didn't

When the halls of power are as empty as ghost towns...DRILL BABY DRILL

Boy nearly smothers at school carnival

over 80,000 co-signers and Governor Dean would like you to join him by adding your name

Kick Ass the Movie

BP to try a rain dance and a prayer circle next to stop the oil gusher

A Rant on Science

watch michele obama speak at gwu commencement - use IE so you don't have to download plug in

Is anyone here shorting the living piss out of BP stock?

This is a Big F'n Deal! - New Poll Shows Democrats ahead in Congressional Elections Preference!!!!!

Simple Question: Who's in charge of handling the oil gusher?

Simple Question: Who's in charge of handling the oil gusher?

Which of these two is batshit crazier?

The Democratic Party Comes Clean With its Misogyny in its Latest Betrayal of Women and the Progressi

Link to Maine's crazy Republican party platform

Construction workers launch campaign to pass highway repair bill

Construction workers launch campaign to pass highway repair bill

Construction workers launch campaign to pass highway repair bill

Stock market swings as traders question recovery

The thread lock feature is:

The Return of Madcap Capitalism... by Robert Parry

Oh boy. 25 days and Ken says he isn't sleeping. Well he looks like

Don't Tell Glenn Beck: LAURA BUSH IS A MAOIST SCHOLAR!

spit out and cut off..

Transparency and the Open Government Directive

What if you had a surgeon who needed as many tries to stop bleeding

Sen. Evan Bayh (D-Ind.) makes AIDS joke; Stonewall Democrats walk out

Oil slick may be heading to Florida

Should we be issuing 10yr. Multiple Entry Visas to people from the UAE? Anywhere?

Should we be issuing 10yr. Multiple Entry Visas to people from the UAE? Anywhere?

Sudden increase in spam and petitions - any correlation between the two?

Noam Chomsky Denied Entry into Israel! Inspectors said Chomsky wrote things the gov't didn't like

According to the conservative leader of one of the most conservative cities in America, those thrown

How the University of California helped to create the Global Fiscal meltown

OK, I get it. You hate Obama.

A word of warning about the Tea Party plans

Gibbons portrayed as absentee governor while state in crisis

GM wants more subprime buyers; will lender agree?

Alright DU, I'm giving up drinking...

How is it that Obama is not responsible for the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster?

Oil slick may be heading to Florida

Idaho GOPers protest International Baccalaureate program

Get real: We went to WAR(s) at the behest of Big Oil

Successful health-care reform in one county in China

BP: Mile-long tube sucking oil away from Gulf well-so far, so good?

Talking a lot. Saying nothing.

Just for clarification: Arizona Beverage Co. is located in Brooklin

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Mitch McConnell Defends BP and Blames Obama for the Gulf Oil Spill

Mitch McConnell Defends BP and Blames Obama for the Gulf Oil Spill

NYT: It is unclear how Kagan would have voted in "Citizens United" as SC Judge

Sacramento Bee: California makes it easier to cut taxes than to raise them

They've tried the Dome, Top Hat sits at bottom of Gulf, Pipe w/Stopper, and if all fails a JUNK SHOT

Delete Your Facebook Account: 'Quit Facebook Day' Wants Users To Leave. Mass exodus planned.

Wired.com: Open Facebook Alternatives Gain Momentum, $115K

Coal Industry advertises during 60 minutes while Oil gets the smackdown...

Gulf of Cheney (Cartoon)

BP Turns to Euro to Save Gulf

Some things never change.

Oil containment booms went up on part of my bay Saturday.

5 VA Hospitals Banned from Performing Most Surgeries

I miss the 10 Top Idioits so I have an idea

Who's Most Likely to Shoot a Sarah Palin Cult "Mama Grizzly" Follower? Why, It's Sarah Palin.

Rhode Island Fired Teachers to be Rehired

They need to STOP trying to harness the gusher

Please Help the AP better describe BP's Operation of Atlantis Oil Rig

My idea for a bumper sticker:

christopher Hitchens talking to Salman Rushdie on CSPAN2 Now!

We all know that a gallon is the size of two half gallons of milk.

We all know that a gallon is the size of two half gallons of milk.

I find this truly frightening.

Turkey announces deal on Iran nuclear dispute: report

Specter's New Line Of Attack: The NRA Hates Joe Sestak

Warming in Lake Tanganyika highest in 1,500 years

Medical students fail to change needles at free testing event

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency assisting with oil spill

BP's Profit Q-1, 2010...One Billion Dollars

Rhode Island school reaches deal to rehire fired teachers, union says

BP has 'systematic' safety problems: U.S. official- FT

President Obama's terms for financial overhaul remain mostly intact

Abortion foes capitalize on health care law

Well... We're Beyond Petroleum Now... Now We're Into Crimes Against Nature/Humanity/The Planet...

Gingrich falsely claims "anti-military" Kagan "singled out the military" at Harvard

David Cameron declares war on public sector pay

BRAVO appreciation thread to all DUers who have been posting the Gulf threads

Census taker came to our door tonight -hilarious punch line to this story

Arizona immigration law blamed for death of Hispanic man

Oil spill option

Scientists forecast decades of ash clouds. Many more of Iceland’s volcanoes seem to be stirring

Bangkok hotel attacked

Tibetans Developed Genes to Help Them Adapt to Life at High Elevations

AFT and NEA leaders discuss education and poverty w/Dennis Wholey on PBS late night tonight

AFT and NEA leaders discuss education and poverty w/Dennis Wholey on PBS late night tonight

Let's MOVEon up to K-Street and give them a piece of our minds

Oil Plumes Under Gulf Of Mexico After Spill Are A Toxic Double-Hazard - AP/NOLA.com

Chase’s Dimon to Students: You Can ‘Hold Me Accountable’

If moving one's bowels required an IQ higher than room temperature,

US not keen on social security pact with India

it's a four inch pipe

Pollster - "2010 National Congressional Ballot" - TOP SECRET!!! You Must Ignore! Subversive!

I'm looking at the weather forecast for SE Louisiana

Confirmed: Obama authorizes assassination of U.S. citizen

Lying children will grow up to be successful citizens

The media needs to SHUT UP about Times Square!

The media needs to SHUT UP about Times Square!

I'm thinking of buying a new Subaru...

U.S. air base surrounded by human chain of protesters

Jan Brewer's website to "Secure the Borders"

MN's Gov Pawlenty's vetos down to the wire bill and says: "Let them eat FISH"

So Is BP Lying Again....... Tube is siphoning oil from leak

Sorry for the dumb question (oil spill)

Sorry for the dumb question (oil spill)

Can America be educated ?

California bill would block Texas textbook changes

California bill would block Texas textbook changes

The Credit Crisis Reloaded

Monstrous underwater oil plumes, one 10 miles long and a mile wide, found in the Gulf

Sadly, I see Specter narrowly winning here on Tuesday

The deficit hysteria drumbeat will build to a deafening crescendo.

Mother Jones: More on the Long-Term Unemployed

Shepard Smith , why are you still at Fox?

$40 billion for a new warship?

Toxic dispersants used in clean-up efforts are also known as "deodorized kerosene"

Insane in the Desert: Building new houses in a city where nearly 10,000 brand new houses sit empty

Gulf Oil Spill: Ties to Cheney and Acoustic Switch Not Installed

Terry Pratchett: I'll die before the endgame!

"Making Friends With Evil": A Fable for Our Times

60 Minutes doing Gulf oil spew story w/rig worker

Have any of you considered "protest" voting on the Republican primary ballot instead?

What Happened On Deepwater Horizon (Graphic .pdf) - NOLA.com

Tea-Basher: Man Arrested for Beating Two Women Critical of Anti-Obama Car Sign

Transgender conservative Republican takes on Wasserman Schultz

Have any of the candidates Palin endorsed won their elections?

It's Corporate America........Stupid

Arizona Part II

Deepwater Horizon tragedy: Oil platforms overseen by agency involved in meth-snorting-off-toaster-

Your daily barf. Doctor Glenn Beck.

Calif. agents use award ruse to reel in fugitives ($200 and amnesty)

Vatican To Court: Priests Are Not Our Employees - AP/MSNBC

Paul Krugman:Going to Extreme

The American Debate: Democratic champion or rogue knight? (single magic bullet Spector)

Happy Birthday H20Man

Oil Leak Could Be Flowing at a Rate of 3.4 Million Gallons a Day

Jim Henson passed 20 years ago on this date.

BWAHAHA: Rand Paul Supporters HOPE To DEPOSE Mitch McConnell: ' HE'S An EMBARRASSMENT,

Jim Henson passed 20 years ago on this date.

After seeing the cyclist shoot by a cop after being pulled over I decided to post what one should do

Transocean transcripts - what did they know & when did they know it

Transocean dodges paying U.S. corporate taxes by locating its headquarters in Switzerland.

"Congratulations, liberals... You've raise a generation of whiny, snot-nosed brats who can't cope."

On last night's 8:30PM episode of Cops you wouldn't believe what Joe Arpaio instills in his deputies

Eco-bricks made from pee take number one (for real)

"Regard the Scuttlebutt as True" ---> re: Social Security Administration head, Michael J. Astrue

WRITE & CALL CONGRESS TO REPEAL THE USA PATRIOT ACT NOW

The trashing of ACORN. How the far right smashed help for the poor.

Why Factories Are Leaving China ($300/mo wages in China too high, Vietnam only $100/mo)

The pieces are coming together....CSM article explains the complex underwater currents in the gulf..

Gulf oil spill interactive trajectory map

Good article on Republican fiscal irreality

RI school district agrees to rehire fired teachers

Rachel Maddow Delivers 2010 Commencement Address (VIDEO)

For those who are about to vote: Project Vote Smart

When fact isn't fact

Global Warming: A localized pause and then the end of our civilization

An Oil Spill Grows in Brooklyn

Eyjafjallajökull is still pissed

Freepers throw Elizabeth Hasselback and Laura Bush under the bus

Gruesome death photos are at the forefront of an Internet privacy battle

BP siphons oil from Gulf well; 'kill mud' next

When Raygun, Bush I and Bush II were in office, conservatives said that "deficits don't matter"

Justice Kennedy on the use of foreign law and the sound of crickets coming from Sen Sessions' office

This will drive the t-baggers nuts: First Arab-American Miss USA

Hyperbole-Free Zone: What do you think are the near-, mid-, and long-term prognosises for the Gulf?

Detroit police say 7-year-old shot in home search

Arizona bans Arabic numerals

Palin urges other states to follow Arizona’s example on immigration: ‘We’re all Arizonans now.’

We now have an Arab American as Miss USA the tea baggers won't be happy. . .

German man fined for poor Wi-Fi security - Not using a network password costs $164.

Is this not the best three minute rant in recorded US History?

Quest For Oil Leaves Trail Of Damage Across The Globe - McClatchy

BP Still Permitted to Say "NO" to Scientists

Has anyone on the "other" side of the aisle realized that our country

Obama needs to send in the Navy

On Book tv-The Reluctant Spy-John Kirakou explains how vital records directly tied to 9/11 IGNORED

Donate to DU, and you'll be entered to win an HP MINI NETBOOK PC!!! ***ONE HOUR LEFT***

Immigration violation tips flood ICE line

Karl Rove Thumbs His Nose At RNC, Builds Shadow Republican Party To Evade Finance Limits

Pres Obama, were you opposed to marijuana when a joint was hanging from your own mouth?

Duracell Batteries ..... ?

I can't believe that anyone can drill for oil without proper safeguards and contingency plans

Bud Chiles to primary Alex Sink in Florida. Son of former governor Lawton Chiles.

Men Who Marry Younger Women Live Longer; Women Do Best with Spouse of Same Age

60 Minutes: The Blowout Was Caused By Gross Negligence On The Part Of BP

60 Minutes: The Blowout Was Caused By Gross Negligence On The Part Of BP

Is there a difference between "Liberalism" and "Progressivism"?

I'm tired of people rewriting history about the Edwardses.

The tube is working. The tube isn't working . The tube is working as planned.

Metal icon Ronnie James Dio dead at 67

If you advocate jailtime, beheadings, whatever for BP executives, what about drunk drivers?

Check out this PETA protest

Can an IN-DEBT conservative really be a true conservative?

The herd of elephants in the Gulf---

Not a chance in hell I'm getting back into the stock market

What's your community doing for National Bike to Work Week?

What's your community doing for National Bike to Work Week?

*** SPRING PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST - FINAL***

From the Nation that Brought You “Ketchup is a Vegetable”….No Care is Health Care.

Short of getting tomb stoned....

The unbearable plight of beeness: When a bug we rely on for so much is in trouble, so are we

Get Stupid Bicycle Riders Off the Road Now! Ticket them, jail them, do whatever it takes

If you think the BP incident was bad, wait until we have

Homeopathy is witchcraft, say doctors

Viola Lee Blues--Zen Tricksters --5.2.10- Brooklyn Bowl

'Lost' Live: The Final Celebration Recap

My God, tonight I succeeded in doing something I wasn't sure I could...

Miller

Beautiful, beautiful flowers

Watched Planet of the Dead last night...

People ask me, "MiddleFingerMom, how do you...

Cool facepalm I just found.

Do you buy a Titsling?

Sunday afternoon laugh.."A Tale of Two Kitties" with Babbat and Catstello

Double Delete.. please post

Porn stars doing Shakespeare

Who here believes in the gnome borrowers?

Not bad, but not as good as the real thing

Good Lord, American Masters on The Doors

RIP Ronnie James Dio

Swing low, sweet Cadilac

Deer and dog playing, while 2 cats watch

The Delaware marathon today was awesome. I think the route is better

I did NOT have allergies when I left Texas.

AND....SNL is Back to Sucking

Boston vs Orlando NBA east semis

Mr. Nicholson's Neighborhood.

Trapped in the Tower of the Brain Thieves!

Kesha - Your Love Is My Drug

Do I really need chocolate that bad?

Does milk go bad?

What is your worst bait as a DUer?

'Lost': A Character Gallery

And now the latest abominations unto Nuggan. Long live the Dutchess!

Anyone use a Scarecrow Sprinkler in their garden?

Dear Lyric: an Advice Column

I'm having Don Draper withdrawal symptoms

One of the best looks at LeBron and his place in Cleveland I have read...

Dear T.S. Eliot: April is not the cruelest month.

What's MY worst trait as a DUer?

Saw the "think with your dipstick" ad for the fisrt time today...

Colbert was right!!!

Mary Glasspool is awesome! some prayers/good wishes please.

Recall "Invasion of the Body Snatcher's" with D. Sutherland? How he checks

WICKED storm rolled through OKC just a bit ago.

"Abandon"

Have you ever been in a situation where you "knew" you are about to die?

Codswollop! n/t

Stupid judge. How can he call it public nudity if I was wearing my lucky black socks the whole time?

Quest for oil leaves trail of damage across the globe

Obama Pushes for Reform to Stop Predatory Lending, Protect Consumers

L O S T: Connect 4 million

Mick Jagger...

Does shampoo go bad??

U.S. still using private spies, despite doubts

Someone dropped a new in the box pregnancy test on the sidewalk near my house yesterday.

Obama defends Arizona immigration law

"The Pacific" concludes tonight

RIP RONNIE JAMES DIO

Which is correct?

French academic heads home after Iran trial ordeal

'Spy' academic Clotilde Reiss leaves Iran for France

What do you do when you're at a public place...

Iron Man 2 kicked ass (spoilers possibly)

BP's Own Probe Finds Safety Issues on Atlantis Rig

Greek leader considers action against US banks

A huff and boom ended Deepwater Horizon's lucky streak

Economic inequality threatens stability of Colombia

Trading firms put their money on poker experts

Rolling Stone's Chris Harris proves why some rock journalists should seek another form of employment

Maldives offers relocation to two Guantanamo men

Report Holds Sri Lanka to Account for Deaths

Recount in Iraq Preserves Victory for Maliki Rival

Greek Leader Considers Action Against US Banks

RIP Ronnie James Dio

Episcopal Church Consecrates First Openly Lesbian Bishop

Cuban vocal band nominated for U.S. a cappella music award

Massive underwater oil plumes found in US Gulf Coast

Thousands pour into St. Peter’s Square in show of solidarity with pope over abuse scandal

Noam Chomsky denied entry into Israel and West Bank

Why can't a company email me the amount of my bill?

Drilling critics warn of spill in Arctic Ocean

Confirmed: Obama authorizes assassination of U.S. citizen

So I found the remote, and my glasses...

Car-Safety Bill May Be Tamed

Scientists forecast decades of ash clouds

Nurses gather Wednesday for historic contract vote (largest nursing strike in U.S. history)

Afghan prosecutor issues arrest warrant for US army officer over police killing

Afghan prosecutor issues arrest warrant for US army officer over police killing

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Roverdance Edition

Facial traits of CEOs correlate with higher pay, study says

Amazon defender Silva enters Brazilian election race

AP IMPACT: Fed'l inspections on rig not as claimed

Holy $@!# The Flyers are killing the Canadiens

Al-Qaida in Yemen defends radical U.S-born cleric

Conservative thinkers tout three innovative and controversial proposals

Congress may override efforts by Secretary Gates to cut defense spending

Colbert, Ga., won't invite Stephen Colbert

Zion National Park deaths.

WHO study has no clear answer on phones and cancer

I had an awesome post

Taliban Say They Killed 4 Afghan Interpreters

Lawyers lining up for class-action suits over oil spill

Files reveal Britain's secret biological weapons trials in second world war

Where do I get those "Powered by Ubuntu" stickers again?

BP rig inspections were fewer than advertised-didn't live up to policy of monthly visits

Congress may override efforts by Secretary Gates to cut defense spending

Noam Chomsky denied entry to Israel

Would you rather be a vampire, a werewolf, or the talking car from Knight Rider?

Texas schools board rewrites US history with lessons promoting God and guns

US says BP move to curb oil leak 'no solution'

Roonie James Dio dies, age 67

Alright, I have to get this off my chest (long rant about the lounge)

US may have to divert the Mississippi to fight oil slick’s spread

Best Palin nickname?

BREAKING CNN

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich called on President Obama to withdraw the nomination of Kagan

Why are British women's breasts getting bigger?

Which rock/folk songs make good lullabies?

Turkey, Brazil seal deal on Iran nuclear fuel swap

Africa's lake Tanganyika warming fast, life dying

The haters are runnin' me down.

Models indicate Gulf oil spill may be in major current

Wall Street lobbyists braced for defeat

High lead levels hurt learning for DPS kids

my Rogue is dying ...

BP succeeds on second attempt at inserting a new pipe at oil leak.

7-Year-Old Girl Killed in Detroit Police Raid

Hospital nun rebuked for allowing abortion (for life-threatening condition)

NYTimes: "Scientists Find Giant Plumes of Oil Forming Under the Gulf"

BP's Katrina...

Dems Plan Sellout on Derivatives

Phuyck News Sunday: Brit Hume is a blowhard

First Lady Tells George Washington U. Grads: Give

"We're Arizona Now" but, Sarah Palin really said....

They have called Obama everything..

Galbraith: The danger posed by the deficit ‘is zero’

has Obama ordered a 'safety review of all oil rigs immediately'?

has Obama ordered a 'safety review of all oil rigs immediately'?

Recent FOX News poll showed 53% approval rating for Obama.

Venezuela's Chavez orders takeover of iron-makers

Tax extenders bill may include drug discounts

On 01/20/09, Obama followed Bush as President. And that's been the problem!

Act First, Think Second

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

Health Care Repeal And The GOP Suicide Squad

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AG's Statement On 'Faith-Based' Job Bias Is Encouraging, Says Americans United for Separation...

NAACP Unanimously Endorses Obama’s Choice of Kagan for Supreme Court

NAACP Unanimously Endorses Obama’s Choice of Kagan for Supreme Court

A 'High Point' In Government Disaster Response

PA-12: Burns Leads Critz by 1 Point in Final PPP Poll

Should Obama's grassroots group be working for Arlen Specter over more progressive Sestak?

During the Bush administration, more than 41,700 drilling permits were approved

Krugman: Will 2010 be 1948?

i've seen a lot of people here criticize Obama for not being liberal enough

Obama has done more for gay rights so far than any other president.

It's early, but this is fun:

I am no longer the nameless night janitor.. (RANT IN PROGRESS)

I Want Sestak To Win, But Believe He Shouldn't

Indiana Stonewall Democrats abstain from endorsing Brad Ellsworth as Bayh's replacement

Has POLITICO become a right wing site?

Should DU be a discussion forum?

Robert Reich: BP is BSing us

Why do some believe that Kagan is gay? Because she isn't married?

I've read here that Obama is a corporatist. Maybe, but

The Inevitable Blowback From Drone Strikes

As long as being gay is considered less than being straight, gays will be treated worse than

Class Warfare: Hundreds Protest Outside Bankers' Houses In DC

Oops, sorry.

Australian Wikileak founder's passport confiscated

Why I support the President

RI school district agrees to rehire fired teachers

Ladies, what would be your PERFECT date movie?

BP Oil Slick/The Raft

Demonstration of Greek communists

U.S. nurses rising up

(sigh) Would Love To Hear This Being Spoken Today... Flashback Video

SNL Takes on BP Stupidity - Show Opening

Okay what is the worst case scenario for coal mining? ------Centralia PA (5:45)

For Ronnie James Dio - Long Live Rock n Roll

David Letterman - Dumb Guy Oil Spill Top Ten

Your Weekly Address: Why You Should Have A Stake in Wallstreet Reform

Arizona Immigration Law-Businesses hate any law restricting illegal workers.

National Day of Reason? "Ridiculous" says Fox News

Hitchens Vs Hannity On The Religious Right

Andy Rooney: Normal, Average Man?

Dying languages living in New York

U.S. Drug Czar Required to Lie About Marijuana Legalization

Young Turks: Teacher Caught on Tape Beating Student

Bill Maher New Rules 05 14 2010.

The ultimate debate - Atheist vs Theist

bpcommentary1.wmv

The Arizona Desert Shootout - The Truth Revealed

NRA Convention! NO GUNS ALLOWED

A new Spanish civil war

‘Overtaxation’: Our Phoniest Problem?

Prosecuting Whistleblowers - U.S. Creates a Worst Case Scenario for Truthtellers

Independent UK: Out of the depths comes war's lethal legacy

GOP Kills Science Jobs Bill By Forcing Dems To Vote For Porn

Nick Nostitz in the killing zone--Bangkok

Health Insurance Companies Try to Shape Rules

A Heaven-Sent Rent Boy, Frank Rich, NYT

Scientists find giant oil plumes under Gulf

Deepwater Horizon Marine Board of Investigation (US Coast Guard)

A Plutocratic Universe

Sarah Palin: 'Amend Arizona's SB1070, With SPF 70'

A Lament for the Class of 2010

The Deficit Problem Is Not “We, the People,” It is “You, the Incompetent Elite”

The IMF knows how to Help America

Paul Krugman:An Upward Trend

Q&A: Cerebral candidate is surprise front-runner in Colombia

NRA Convention! NO GUNS ALLOWED!

Race under fire: Is being white something you can learn?

Palin urges other states to follow Arizona’s example on immigration: ‘We’re all Arizonans now.’

Venezuela's Chavez orders expropriation of iron, aluminum makers, transport companies

Synergy!! Graphic Tracks BP Spill, GOM Dead Zones - NYT

The missing plume found?

Once-Minor Pest Now Flattening Chinese Bt Cotton Fields Once Insecticide Spraying Stops - Reuters

Drilling critics warn of spill in Arctic Ocean

Seawater Infiltration, Cyclone Impacts Drive 90% Rice Crop Losses In Bangaldesh Delta

Next new home question: Heating

Pep Boys hit with $5M Clean Air Act fine for selling non-compliant Chinese ATVs

The solar-powered EV...does it make sense?

Norman Hand, 37; was defensive end for 10 NFL seasons

Gloat-Free Baseball Scores (Saturday, May 15)

Infamy revisited one too many times

hey Cleveland Cavs...are you watching how Orlando is finishing the game today?

Rocks take three in a row from the Nasties!

Hawks rely on shutdown unit to stifle Sharks (and other NHL news)

Sports columnists are worthless....

The Tour of California Has Started

The C's. 92-88. nt

The Reds hammer the Cardinals to move into first place

Blackhawks up 1-0

Economic inequality threatens stability of Colombia

Cuban vocal band nominated for U.S. a cappella music award

Q&A: Cerebral candidate is surprise front-runner in Colombia

Another environmental movement leader murdered

Fitch Ratings ready to Downgrade Venezuela's Credit Quality

Who is Killing Honduran Journalists?

Lula just spoiled Hillery's Sunday big time

Episcopal church ordains its 2nd openly gay bishop; a woman this time!

Getting my marriage license tomorrow!

Union leader: Workers must gain if autos recover

Unionbuster busted by nurse

Job Opening for IATSE Local 600 Organizer/Business Representative

Today in Labor History May 16 SCOTUS issued the Mackay decision permanently replace striking workers

Rail Crew Drivers: Working Sick and Sick of Waiting

Noam Chomsky denied entry into Israel

Borax miners, Rio Tinto reach tentative agreement, may end a five-month labor dispute

Union workers win record $30M back pay

Sports in Brief: NFL assistants consider union

US Labor Dept joins fight over Tribune bankruptcy

Taking Action Against Child Labor

FedEx, UPS Battle Over Labor Organizing Rules

Noam Chomsky denied entry into Israel and West Bank

Noam Chomsky Denied Entry into Israel! Inspectors said Chomsky wrote things the gov't didn't like

The Chomsky incident is not about Israel. It's about all of us.

HR Morning: Obama’s latest push for unionization: The threat’s real

97% of Worst Industry Violations Found at BP Refineries

The Failure of the American Jewish Establishment

Noam Chomsky denied entry into Israel

Israeli-Palestinian conflict rages on Wikipedia

Hamas destroys dozens of homes in southern Gaza

How far does a bullet travel?

Man charged in felony murder of grandma hit by another man's stray bullet (Update)

Help ...... I've fallen and cant get up

Great idea

Local news article on NRA convention (Charlotte, NC)...

I don't hang out here much 'cause I tend to get myself in trouble with

Spring Contest Final Round is up in GD

possibly the oldest photo I ever took

Do I dare...

Lady Slipper - Massachusetts Orchid

Host Entering: One proposed amendment to Jeff'Rs original poll on the subject of contest rules

Butterflies in Maryland,

Black hole 'hurled out of galaxy'

Anybody here fluent in Ocean Currents?

Crescent Venus and Moon (APOD)

Sloths' bizarre 'toilet habit' recorded in Amazon, Peru

As long as there are sloths, all is not lost

I grow so weary

A letter from Chief Arvol Looking Horse

TX RW Xian Religious Nuts Win Curriculum Change (Make-Believe Replaces Facts In School Books)

If the Catholic Church Was Wrong When It Murdered Giordano Bruno, What Else Might it Be Wrong About?

Some Lower Blood Pressure With Chiropractic Visit

US Futures Already Heading Lower, As Trichet's Hawkish Comments Reverberate

The US Intelligentsia and Middle Class Are In the Firm Grip of Fear, Fraud and Denial

Reindexing The Unemployment Rate By America's Population Growth Yields Some Ugly Results

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