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Archives: May 22, 2010

New York Times gets Rand Paul wrong.

Kudos to 60 Minutes.

You know why I am looking forward to the next two days?

Just remember, no matter what happens or where it happens...

Oregon fire lookout update.

Bob Herbert: More Than Just an Oil Spill

What is it with the crap on TV that passes entertainment?!

CBS Cancels "Cold Case"

Is Skinner slacking? I haven't seen any notice about me winning the iPad. What's up? nt

A little Levity for a nice Friday night....

A little music for the mood many of us are in

Human text Messages to BP, this admin..... (Pics)

Has Buffett Commented On The Oil Spill Yet?.......

Has Buffett Commented On The Oil Spill Yet?.......

AIG Executives Not Targeted for Criminal Charges

160 dead, seven survive plane crash in India

Return of FernGulfy

Since the Supremes insist that corporations are people, can we give BP the death penalty?

Milford family doesn't believe Blumenthal's 2007 statement on Vietnam service was misleading

Every time I read "Rand Paul" I think of...

(Vaguely) Interesting: Encore Network is showing the film "Dead Bang" again...

Women get $3M each for unveiling drug firm's shady sales practices

Tesla Motors Announces Factory in Northern California

Married GOP Lawmaker And His Lover Promoted Abstinence (For Other People)

Conway Slams Rand Paul's 'Empathy Gap,' 'Cold And Callous' World View

Hundreds Protests in Seattle - Calls for Immigration Reform Escalate

Freeper with Norman Vincent Peale quote in her sig line shows just how clueless a freeper can be

Simple. "Too Big To Jail"

Big surprise: Andrew Cuomo announces NY governor candidacy

have I got this right?

One thing Obama could have done was insure the released data was accurate.

Does this remind you of Tet of 1968?

WaPo article suggests that if Reid loses his seat, Schumer and Durbin are the

Indian 'water cooler gang' lull residents to sleep before robberies using a gas put in AC's.

Rachel Maddow made Rand Paul look pretty freaking stupid.

Civil War Soldier to be Awarded Medal of Honor

Larger breasts correlated to larger tips according to study.

12 Rigs, Oil And Gas, Launched In U.S. This Week Despite Gulf Oil Spill

Is Dora the Explorer an illegal immigrant?

10 things to know about torture:

"There's a Hole in the Bottom of the Sea..."

It's all bassackwards!

"The shit doesn't fall far from the bat."

Texas Bd of Education makes their Cro-Magnonism official

Goldman's Tilton On European Clinical Contagion

SOLUTION TO GULF OIL DISASTER: *HUGE* new tax breaks for oil companies!

Man says he grew pot to pay attorney

Dear Gawd! "The wetlands are relied on by all 110 neo-tropical migratory songbird species."

That less than credible CNN already has a poll about whether Rand Paul's statements are credible.

Family values Rethug with a wife and mistress is about to make a come back

I DECLARE WAR

Police killers identified as activists on mission to spread anti-government message

does the Army have any engineers on the gulf at all?

3 Things that need to be done ASAP as per the Gulf Ohio disaster (repost)

3 Things that need to be done ASAP as per the Gulf Ohio disaster (repost)

Governor Orval Faubus deployed the Arkansas National Guard to support the segregationists in 1957

Governor Orval Faubus deployed the Arkansas National Guard to support the segregationists in 1957

Local New Orleans radio host Garland Robinette goes off on everybody involved in the BP fiasco

Remember when you said you'd do something if you only had the power?

Bill Maher on Rand Paul:

(video) Real News Network interviews the Iraqi hero who "shoed" Bush

DSM-4 Capitalism: Top Billionaire Hedge Funder Sees Himself As a Hyena Devouring Wildebeests

Why is there any corporate liability cap...

Rand Paul - Embattled GOP Senate Nominee Cancels Meet the Press Appearance

Remarks of President Barack Obama (Weekly Address)

"When, in the course of human events..."

"When, in the course of human events..."

You try pouring a quart of motor oil...

More States May Create Public Banks

Godzilla had better planning than BP:

This is how bankers and others who try to foreclose should be treated:

NOW Toronto: Crude awakening

FAIL

Do YOU have what it takes to be an Arizona State Trooper?

Sen. Nelson Doesn’t Understand ATMs, Gets Money Directly from Banks Instead

Happy Birthday Harvey Milk. . .

Happy Birthday Harvey Milk. . .

Happy Birthday Harvey Milk. . .

It has taken a long time but the British have finally gotten their revenge for 1776.

Cops: Sexual predator tortured with blow torch

Here's the real question: Can Jack Conway beat Paul

Parents charged with 863 counts of child neglect. Child forced to live in car next to clean house.

Teachers sprinkle Atheist colleague with holy water. Under investigation.

Some Info on the Kentucky Senate Race....

DSCC spent more than half a million on Specter's primary campaign.

Newsweek: Texas Cooks the Textbooks

Obama is addressing cadets at West Point

Wonder why the rethugs NEVER claim THIS part of Lincoln's heritage...

Recap - How bad does the oilgush have to get..

Recap - How bad does the oilgush have to get..

4-year-old girl honored after making 911 call to save father

TRNN Exclusive: The man that "shoed" Bush

Thank you for my donor star!

How many of you in this health insurance boat?

Please vote in this Wall Street Journal poll about Texas Board of Education's Bible-based policies!

When Newt Compares Americans to Nazis.

Can Outside States (not Texas) boycott the new textbooks and purchase elsewhere?

Can Outside States (not Texas) boycott the new textbooks and purchase elsewhere?

Republicans want an up-or-down vote on spending U.S. funds to aid financially strapped European

Republicans want an up-or-down vote on spending U.S. funds to aid financially strapped European

Republicans want an up-or-down vote on spending U.S. funds to aid financially strapped European

LEVI’S® Ties The Marriage Equality Knot: Teams Up With White Knot for Equality

Bill Maher missed a great opportunity last night

Video: The White Supremacist Roots of Arizona’s Immigration Law

Conason: Roots of Rand Paul's resentment

AR - Sen: Snap Poll Gives Halter Lead

On Rand Paul, Stephanie Miller, and White is Right

9 killed in suspected U.S. drone strike in Pakistan. Two children, two women and five men

Druids have been hired to build Stonehenge's to drain 'negative energy' from accident areas.

Anti-abortion fetus dolls handed out to Norfolk students

Word is that Hack Gregory is doing his best to convince

Astronomer Copernicus Reburied as Hero

Have you noticed the cigarette companies can't use the terms 'light' of 'mild' any more? Here is why

RACISM & BIGOTRY ARE NOT RIGHTS IN AMERICA!!!

We're Better Than That, Too!!!! (parody of Dale Peterson ad)

Miss USA says 'American' is her preferred label

More people will be considered poor but no more will get assistance

More people will be considered poor but no more will get assistance

Skydiver preparing for 120,000-foot supersonic fall

Oil leak Live feed at FDL

Definition of DENIAL: Freepers on Rand Paul's "Cajones" for BAILING on MTP!

Crist Not Having A Good Week Either...

Judge Upholds Residency Denial Over Girl’s Cerebral Palsy

Proposed Special Needs Communities Stir Debate

Florida's Crist wants more federal help with spill

Bill Maher missed a second opportunity last night

Poll: Rand Paul Surges Ahead of Palin Among Voters Who Describe Themselves as Morons

Porsche driver abducts child after dandelion attack

Van Driven By Gunmen Registered to "House of God's Prayer" in Ohio

Jack Webb being an assh**e

BP's History of Oil Spills and Accidents: Same Strategy, Different Day

Obama admin wants to privatize public housing. They get the $, we pay the cost.

AFL-CIO considering split endorsement in Florida Senate race

Dear Gays, That was a good talk. Forever Yours, The Democrats

Jackson fans pay £700 for mass sleepover (no mention of whether or not there will be jesus juice)

Frustration Mounts As Oil Seeps Into Gulf Wetlands

I wonder what kind of impact the oil spill will have on Seafood restaurants such as Red Lobster

America's exalted capacity for murder-"It is ultimately fatal to create too many victims."

America's exalted capacity for murder-"It is ultimately fatal to create too many victims."

Poem - 187 Reasons Mexicanos Can't Cross the Border

Free Enterprise Gone Wild: How We're Getting Screwed in 4 Easy Steps

I was thrown out of a gas station in Alabama for being non-white

live underwater oilcano on AP video

Borowitz - Poll: Rand Paul Surges Ahead of Palin Among Voters Who Describe Themselves as Morons

Everyone chill the f@#k out!

"Paul and McConnell stay on message" (tweets from Unity Rally)

Usenet's home shuts down today

Bush on Bush: I think ex-president is dropping by the Sonic

Don't Forget Horizon's Human Toll: An Editorial - NOLA.com

Don't Forget Horizon's Human Toll: An Editorial - NOLA.com

Tesla Motors and Toyota Motor Corporation Intend to Work Jointly on EV Development, TMC to Invest in

I wonder if Bobby Jindal is still proud of his HR 4761

Now I know where the language pattern of Oil/Banking industry execs comes from:

Rodney Glassman Democratic Candidate for U.S. Senate in AZ.

Here's a fact that is news to me...

House Democrats may demand ethics probe of Souder over affair

If Reagan had been assassinated...

Beck mocks Anthony Weiner--by eating a hot dog on O'Reilly

Beck mocks Anthony Weiner--by eating a hot dog on O'Reilly

"Just do something!"

Did you know the spill in the Gulf is the same as the litter in the desert

Dinesh D'Souza had views on discrimination which are similar to Rand Paul's

Dinesh D'Souza had views on discrimination which are similar to Rand Paul's

Dinesh D'Souza had views on discrimination which are similar to Rand Paul's

Police raid Scientology in Italy...find files full of secrets on journalists, magistrates, etc...

Agency issued warning letter to BP Alaska in April

Satisfy your Saturday's deepest yearning. Please come CAPTION this wanking teabagger!!!!

The Talx Corporation... 'Who Would Want This Job ???' - Jim Hightower

Is it time to bring in Rachel or bring back Schuster yet? MTP ratings lowest ever

Is it time to bring in Rachel or bring back Schuster yet? MTP ratings lowest ever

Is it time to bring in Rachel or bring back Schuster yet? MTP ratings lowest ever

What we should do - My own to-do list for a revitalized "Rust Belt"

Gulf Oil Tracker and updates; Excellent resource.

Census:

Let's say "hurrah" to the moderators, for keeping Democratic Underground Democratic with a big "D".

A Buddhist temple was vandalized in Minnesota, apparently by "Christians."

Florida Meet BP

Want to keep the wife happy? Be miserable or risk divorce

Astronomer Copernicus Reburied as Hero

Beijing Zoo lets visitors admire, then eat wildlife

HI-01 Predictions? Polls close at 6pm local time, midnight eastern

AFSCME Will Spend $1.4 Million To Help Defeat Sen. Lincoln In Arkansas Runoff

Wingnut logic on the oil spill: "It's not our fault!"

What Do You Expect from Food Industry? - Progressive/Populist

The private vs public debate is worthwhile.

Current CNN Poll: Do you agree with Rand Paul that President Obama is being too tough on BP?

Is anybody surpised that BP has moved back the "Top Kill" date?

Is anybody surpised that BP has moved back the "Top Kill" date?

Judge calls out Wall Street at sentencing for hedge fund director.

The disaster wasn't the destruction of the oil rig, it was trying to clean up on the cheap

So...if corporations are people, and they have the same rights as people...

WSJ: No, You Can't Keep Your Health Plan

Grrr....

The Repubs are confused about Kagan

The Repubs are confused about Kagan

Luckovich on Rand...

Another reason (besides politics) to stay out of Oklahoma.

New Yorker Repeats False Claim that James O'Keefe Stalked ACORN in a Pimp Suit

New Link for BP Spill Live Cam - Moved from Gov. Site:

Overly sensitive, politically correct DUers need to get a grip. Seriously.

NK denies attack on SK ship

NK denies attack on SK ship

Bill Nye The Science Guy Evaluates Different Methods of Cleaning-up The BP Oil Eruption

Bill Nye The Science Guy Evaluates Different Methods of Cleaning-up The BP Oil Eruption

Why doesn't BP just say the hell with it and disband the company and walk away from the oil disaster

Demonstrators across the street from a Republican party unity rally in Frankfort, Ky - pics

BP to EPA: Drop Dead

Teach Your Children Well, Their Father's Hell....

Okay, let me get this straight. Taxpayers will be on the hook for the massive cleanup

Environmental Impact of Amoco Cadiz wreck -- 1.6 Million barrels spilled, about 10% recovered

BP Gulf of Mexico Regional Oil Spill Response Plan, June 30, 2009

BP oil spill: A deadly, brown beach leaves a bitter trail

Deepwater Horizon survivor kept in isolation for 40 hours after rescue, pressured to sign statement

"My Mom Does`t Have any Papers.(America)"

America is unwise to dismiss the Tehran deal

Free oil free-for-all! Open to all!

Clinton's short stay a unity play / Whirlwind visit meant to show world U.S. cooperation with Tokyo,

Try to find anything about Murkowski blocking the efforts to lift the

If BP declared bankruptcy and walked away from the oil leak and left if for the rest of us to solve

Have I heard this right? $600 TRILLION derivatives market?

What is the #1 accomplishment of Rand Paul?

NOW on C-Span, Mr. Justice Kennedy

Jews for Jesus founder dies at age 78

"Happy Days are here again, the skies are...oh."

The tea party throws its hat into the ring

Here's my idea:

Would most liberals agree these three financial reforms are needed?

oil catastrophe - Bob Herbert

Update: Oil Reports On Fla. Shoreline

Beating Up Kids

80% of NYC private-sector workforce hit by wage cuts

2009 - BP America, BPXA may be fined $500m for repeated violations

CBS KIcked off Beach "It's BP rules."

Cost of heart-attack care deters some

Rand Paul Exposes the Real Tea Party

Tony Hayward was compensated apx. 3.1 million British pounds in 2009.

Tony Hayward was compensated apx. 3.1 million British pounds in 2009.

Some good news from Arizona: 2 large SOLAR projects being planned

Some good news from Arizona: 2 large SOLAR projects being planned

USAA members: Beware phishing scam!

I Googled "BP Station Locations in Seattle" and a listing of Chevron stations came up.

Does BP lease where they drill in the Gulf --

Privatizing public housing in Chicago.

It's clearly not to early to start thinking about hurricanes ...Alex???

It's clearly not to early to start thinking about hurricanes ...Alex???

Change we can believe in

Few BP stations suffer spill backlash

Does anybody know if blowing this deepwater geyser up will

Is Obama going along with BP?

The Tea Parties explained in one statement:

The Tea Parties explained in one statement:

Is Sarah Palin Porn? (Harper's)

Here the oil disaster seems to be #1 on everyone's mind. On the MSM it's page 2 news.

How to instantly kill Rand Paul's campaign

Scientists create machine that turns corporations into actual people

Unlike 9-11, there's no crude awakening in the Gulf

Mother Jones' Mac McClelland: Fresh photos of LA beaches

Senator wants corporate welfare for BP

Contest for all you word nerds (sorry I'm not Skinner - don't have any prizes)

I Only Have ONE Problem With Rand Paul's Win

"Rush: Make The Sierra Club Pay For The BP Oil Spill Clean Up"

The Net Worth Of The American Presidents: Washington To Obama

New facebook group: STOP HAVING BABIES WHEN YOU CAN'T PAY FOR THE ONES YOU ALREADY HAVE!

just what we don't need - tornado alert for Texas

just what we don't need - tornado alert for Texas

Who won the second prize?

The honeymoon is officially over.

nadinbrzezinski you have right all along, for years in fact. NT.

Note to the teabaggers (I mean, the Ballsack-in-mouth movement)

Did Warner Bros. pirate antipiracy technology?

Bill Maher: New Rules May 21, 2010

Got one of those right wing eamils. dont know (or dont are)

A question for libertarians: do they expect the government to enforce property rights?

Cleaning Oil-Soaked Wetlands May Be Impossible

Nouriel Roubini: Buy Spam not Gold

"Fox News Latino Website Launching In Fall "

Desmond Tutu: It's time to rid the world of nuclear weapons

The biggest ecological disaster in America's history and what do we do about it?

Obama is not perfect, but just think what America would look like under Palin/McCain

BP was using the dispersants as a public relations tool, so cameras can't see the extent of the oil

NY Times: Jobs and the Class of 2010

Fewer jobless; anxiety steady (NC)

Discussion, constitutionality, Arizona law, C-Span, NOW.

Niger's hungry 'crossing into Nigeria'

Al Franken Introduces Student Non-Discrimination Act that would protect LGBT students from bullying

"Barack Hussein Obama" in Texas school textbooks?

Mom, son cut each other; teen reportedly incensed that mother didn't bring snack

There's a national oil spill response plan that should be the law.

Parents group threatens CBS show

Gulf oil spill: Kevin Costner to the rescue? Maybe. (Not a joke.)

Gulf oil spill: Kevin Costner to the rescue? Maybe. (Not a joke.)

Iranian lesbian actress may face death if deported

REPOST: I got one of those right-wing emails - and the response from the left

JP officials commandeer BP's hired boats in Grand Isle

NY Times has changed the scale on their oil map.

How long theoretically could oil spew from the BP leak?

Anyone else entertained by seeing right-wing advertisers paying for DU?

12 Rigs, Oil And Gas, Launched In U.S. This Week Despite Gulf Oil Spill - AP/HuffPo

Community Colleges are such a great resource

Oh those horrible thugs at the IRS!!!!

Jesus prayer opens Texas textbook meeting

300,000 jobs in public sector face the axe (in the UK)

BW - "Republicans Put Taxpayers ‘On Hook’ for Oil Damage, Obama Says"

Obama announces a "Commission to investigate the accident" not good.

Obama is in complete control of Deepwater Horizon

We need to squeeze the oil industry 'til it's so small it can drown in a bathtub

HuffPo: Spanish Bullfighter Julio Aparicio Gored In Throat During Bullfight (GRAPHIC WARNING)

Randi Rhodes caller: "BP is making sure that area is so destroyed the ONLY thing

Cool website I found showing how global warming will affect climate zones.

Independent UK: Broke Britain 'can no longer afford role in Afghanistan'

Rawstory - "Right wingers fuel outlandish Obama, SWAT takeover theories"

Richard Clarke on C-Span Book TV now, Cyber War.

Month after oil spill, why is BP still in charge?

Gingrich: Comparing Obama Administration to Nazi Germany and Soviet Union 'Reasoned and Compelling'

NPR SUCKS..BIG TIME!!! I am disappointed..and enraged RE:Gulf Oil Spill & BP.

Quelle Surprise !!: BP is full of sh*t......

Never, Turdblossom??? - LOL!!!!!

I had a dream last night about the oil gusher.

Hey Glenn, Just When Did the Recession Start?

repubs don't rush to Rand Paul's aid as he sticks foot in mouth

Saudi scholar's fatwa wades into controversy

BP’s name being dragged ‘literally through the muck.’

Why I cannot sympathize with the teapartiers' pain

Rand Paul Cancels On "Meet The Press," Kentucky GOP urges him to "avoid national spotlight"

Priest accused of having 'erotic dungeon' surrenders

When you are going to lie, lie big, lie early, lie often.

State begins building berms to stop oil

Martin Gardner (Scientific American): 1914-2010

Lack of support from Yoopers forced Connie Saltonstall out

An important documentary I watched for the third time today: THE COVE, winner of Academy Award for

I think the media's suddenly reporting that some are criticizing the government is ......

Cancer patients try out psychedelic

American Cultural And Political Parity Has No Clothes

Kiss Your Middle Cl...ass Good-Bye!

Obama’s BP Disaster Commission: Looking Forward with NO Subpoenas

You know, the Japanese or the Dutch, or hell, maybe even the Russians would have had this oil leak

Obama's 10 failures: An oil spill or man made volcanic vent of crude oil?

Are the Guillotines Being Sharpened? Health and social problems are worse in more unequal countries.

Toon: Beats me....

How Rand Paul Is The NEW Sarah Palin

How Rand Paul Is The NEW Sarah Palin

From whence comes this notion of expertise (re: oil fix) being exclusive to the private sector?

Carville Takes On Obama On Oil Spill: He's 'Risking Everything' With 'Go Along With BP Strategy"

To the people who think Obama should magically stop the oil leak

How to Help with the BP Gusher: Send in a Water Sample

BREAKING: a bailout for BP's oil spil

Choose from over 20 free, fun, classic games that donate to help the hungry

I"m reminded of the movie "a time to kill" in regards to the BP oil disaster.

Hummer-cam

New Satellite Images of Oil Spill Show Its Spread

Anti-union Hogs

Will Marcy Winograd Pull A Sestak And BEAT Jane Harman In The California Primary On June 8th?

We are at the point that Wall St CEOs are Laughing in the Faces of Those they exploit and destroy...

First round of ill-informed objections to the first synthetic bacterium

First round of ill-informed objections to the first synthetic bacterium

Since drilling a relief well seems to be the only solution, here's a plan:

The Colorado Democratic Assembly results are in. Romanoff wins, Bennet loses

Chicken costumes banned at Nev. polling places (Not from The Onion)

Chicken costumes banned at Nev. polling places (Not from The Onion)

"Nuke the Gulf Oil Gusher, Russians Suggest" - More Proof Of Obama's Inaction? Just Nuke It!

Must Read: 'Oil Rules' - Joe Conason

Must Read: 'Oil Rules' - Joe Conason

Which state is the most progressive?

Obama burnishes the Bush II legacy: the US has established a "democratic" & "sovereign" Iraq.

Why are so many people in this country so forgiving of corporations

A few years ago, a couple of colleagues of mine were denied service at a diner..

A few years ago, a couple of colleagues of mine were denied service at a diner..

How do you clean up an oil spill?

Robt Bobb can get pay from foundations that support private and charter schools, judge rules

Could Obama use the National Emergencies Act to take over from BP?

BP CEO Hayward: 'We Had Too Many People Working To Save The World'

do you think baccalaureate mass is acceptable for public schools?

Everything you wanted to know about the Obama administration's response to the oil spill

planned pregnancies - self

Cleaning oil-soaked wetlands may be impossible

Discrimination in a restaurant

I've figured it out: We are witnessing the hangover from the Bush Administration

Conservative Wingnut Says We're Being Spied on with RFID Chips everywhere...in BELTS!

Conservative Wingnut Says We're Being Spied on with RFID Chips everywhere...in BELTS!

A map used by Hollywood studios to find locations in CA that resembled foreign places:

When was the last time you saw a fresh "Support the Troops" yellow ribbon car magnet?

Rand Paul Was The Featured Speaker At Theocratic Constitution Party 2009 Rally

Obama's top aide Emanuel in Israel

J.R.R. Tolkien, Ayn Rand, The Lord of the Rings, Atlas Shrugged, and Kung Fu Monkey

Should the BP Disaster Be Nationalized

A Christian Nation? Have any of you done any research into the

I fucking HATE Rush Limbaugh.

More Questions For Rand Paul

Gorgeous or ghastly? Dixon city councilman battles city over his own front yard

LEAKED: New BP Public Relations Campaign!

Hundreds Of 'Pot Plants' Seized By Texas Cops Aren't Marijuana

Big Oil & Conflicts of Interest: Obama Owns This Mess

Palin in Boise: media attacks on conservatives "a violation of our freedom of the press."

The biggest ecological disaster in America's history and what do we do about it?

Pardon Me, But... I Will NOT "Get Used" To This Fucking Oil Spill !!!

During a National Emergency, Federal Law Gives the Prez Power to Seize Property:

WTF??? Obama OFA fundraising email... is this for real?

Wal-Mart's Totalitarian Ambitions

The Buck Stops on Obama’s Desk

Colorado DUers - I'm watching Andrew Romanoff on CSpan-

"The great majority of Americans no longer matter." (NYT Op-Ed).

I'm apparently in the minority around here re: Obama & BP.

He survived the sinking of the Indianapolis (317 Survived) in 1945, I shook his hand

After 1 month & 600,000 Gallons of Corexit, EPA tells BP: "Stop" But BP Disses EPA & Continues

I think we will look back on the BP disaster as a tipping point.

(Tim) Wise on Racism

Hey Chicagoans! Know that footbridge over Columbus Dr.? Guess what? It's the "BP Pedestrian Bridge"!

I can't believe 14% support Rand Paul's stand on BP, CNN quick poll

How Are Things in Arizona since Signing 1070?

President's address: "what led to this disaster was a breakdown of responsibility on the part of BP"

BREAKING: a bailout for BP's oil spill

I doubt this situation in the Gulf of Mexico can be fixed.

Okay I finally had the courage to stand up at least through e-mail

A message from Chief Arvol Looking Horse

Nationalize ALL BP stations, property and refineries until they clean up the mess

I don't get it. Why is the government just standing around waiting for BP to solve the problem?

Laying Bare the Myth of "The Left" - David Sirota

I'm getting tired of all this "Coast Guard under 'BP control'" crap based on the CBS video

I put a note on someone's car today

BP to United States: Screw your directives, we are sticking with Corexit dispersant

Deciphering the full text of SB 1070

The Last Straw

Everybody better get used to the idea that Deepwater Horizon will leak until September

Prom queen in a dress? Not this guy this night

Sen. Sanders: "I think we're an Oligarchy and I think it's getting worse."

Haitian farmers to Monsanto: Go F**k yourself

We need a Leader, We need Outrage !!!

planned pregnancies - spawn

I am a causality of the War on Drugs...

It's “Take Our Children to the Park and Leave Them There Day”

Conway rips rand a new one. Looks like he will be a decent senator watch the video:

Texas school textbook revisions downplay slavery and civil rights, promote "Biblical values"

The story of Valerie Plame and Joe Wilson sounds like a film, and now it is

I think much of the frustration expressed toward President Obama on this site...

I think much of the frustration expressed toward President Obama on this site...

All of this talk about Rand Paul being a racist...

Look people you need some perspective

Is Kathleen Jenkins the new Vera Lynn?

I love the show Breaking Bad!

Could you imagine if there was a "Dancing With the Stars" for the lounge?

WARNING! LeftyFingerPop has gone rogue. I repeat, LeftyFingerPop has gone rogue!!

How do I cancel my account on this intolerant, Nazi website?

Val Kilmer: "It's like James Joyce's Ulysses - somewhere around page 400 you just can't put it down"

U2 fans - Bono had back surgery

My dog just ate my allergy meds!

I like the Movie Mean Girls...

I can't google a thing without getting into a game of pacman!

For all the grammar nazis here

Flash Mob gives Danish bus drive a surprise on his birthday.

Mrs. SoxFan is ready for her close-up, Mr. Demille

I saw Jake Shimabukuro last night. Wow!

Speaking of fake band names, Nylon Pancake would be a good one

George W. Bush (George Walker Bush'e')

WARNING! LeftyFingerPop has gone rouge. I repeat, LeftyFingerPop has gone rouge!!

This is truth.

May Photo contest needs submissions:

The official "Thanks for the star thread"....

In two weeks, I will be announcing my second-ever roller derby bout...

I have something very personal... very intimate... to share with you all. Please don't judge me.

Saturday music - Cold Blood/Lydia Pense-"I'm a Good Woman".

R2-D2 has hit rock bottom

Anybody good with iMovie?

Foxes Playing on Trampolines

Rep. Mark Souder's Sex Tape

T H A N K G O D L O S T I S A L M O S T O V E R

Songs plus memories!

Gordon Lightfoot - Minstrel of the Dawn

Bullshitting. Yes or no? (***WARNING: no leftyfingerpops were injured***)

Two good things out of this recession

oops

Are you here on DU posting naked... AGAIN?!?!?!?

N. Korean Flag Flap

Come hither and yawn.

Okay- now THIS is impressive technology.

If you're still on MySpace, you can become friends with Ayn Rand: Sociopath

Lou Reed's Berlin is just amazing

Women who look better with short hair: Sharon Stone, Audrey Hepburn

Free Dog! 25% off!

GD is fun. n/t

Anyone know where you can get good ceviche in Wilmington, DE?

Well, Spike TV is now going for the more culturally literate.

Anyone watch Grey's Anatomy? I just watched..

If a Star Wars fan has sex with a Star Trek fan in the forest

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.gif of the day;

Need a good recipe for your LOST finale viewing party?

AntiSpyware Soft is a nasty skank of a virus...

Bumper sticker seen on the road to El Paso today..

C U R R E N T D U F A D I S A S B A N A L A S K U D Z U n/t

This isn't a gun question. Its a binoculars question. Thought there would be some outdoorsmen here

My little tie-dye kitties

2012 is soo stupid, its fun!

Who here practices martial arts?

Our son is at his first prom tonight.

Wow, my roomate just pulled the drunkest moment ever

28 years ago today. Right about now. I was eating Ellios frozen pizza.

I LOVE people who slow to a crawl at a yellow light, then GUN it, leaving me at the red

Gardnerville woman accused of stealing wine while topless

My uvula hurts.

M O S T A N N O Y I N G L O S T C H A R A C T E R

There's something I know you suspect about me, and it's true.

Not a Sight For the Faint Of Heart, Ladies And Gentlemen....

My 23 year old son and my ex-husband just went at it- physically

Lou Reed's Berlin vs David Bowie's "Heroes"

DU Guitrarists: what did you do when you had your first 12-string Guitar?

While reporting few dead wildlife, officials cite fears of BP spill's hidden impact

1 Month After Oil Spill, Tar Balls Arrive on Florida's Mainland

TV show(s) with good music..

Capping a Catastrophe: Local inventor submits idea for stopping gulf oil spill

Capping a Catastrophe: Local inventor submits idea for stopping gulf oil spill

I'm looking to hand out a star...

Obama seeks fuel efficiency standards for large trucks

Beijing Zoo lets visitors admire, then eat wildlife

James Cole nominated for No. 2 job at Justice Department

Big business bets on GOP with campaign cash

California employers keep adding jobs

Month after oil spill, why is BP still in charge?

Oil giant BP reaches agreement to sell wind power to Colorado utility

New Oil Forecast Map: Spill 250 Miles from Key West by May 24

(Defense Secretary) Liam Fox calls for faster UK troop withdrawal from Afghanistan

President Obama: Commission's goal is to get to 'root causes' of Gulf spill

BP Tries to Shift Blame to Transocean

13-Year-Old Is Youngest to Top Everest

It's official: Cuomo is running for governor

Unions competing to organize Toyota

Unions competing to organize Toyota

I DECLARE WAR

3:51 PM on a Saturday and someone in my neighborhood is mowing their damn grass

Kentucky GOP urges Rand Paul to avoid national spotlight

It's Politics: Illegal immigration becomes the wedge issue in GOP fight for governor (Cal)

Possible change in loop current could keep oil spill off Treasure Coast (oh really??)

BP is sticking with its dispersant choice

Afghan Insurgents Attack Key NATO Base in Kandahar

MIT-led team designs “green” airplane

Arkansas Police Identify Men Who Killed 2 Officers

US appoints first cyber warfare general

Gangs Set Barricades in Jamaica to Protest Extradition

Amid immigration debate, illegal re-entry cases increasing in Waco

Supporters want ex-dictator in next Haiti election

Obama says diplomacy, military go hand in hand

Arizona immigration law rally loses group due to neo-Nazi links

Bullfighting. Yes or no? (***WARNING: graphic photos of accident today***)

Rand Paul: Rachel Maddow interview was very fair

Chicken costumes banned at Nevada polling places after Lowden's chicken quip

Sharpton: Aiyana’s death is ‘breaking point’

Democrats discuss whether to do away with 'superdelegates'

Engineers will not use hair to soak Gulf oil spill

AIG execs won't face criminal charges

U.S. troops, Afghan police storm Taliban stronghold

I found bear shit in my yard.

Current vernacular: Blazed, Stoned, High...

History regarding off shore oil rig blow outs

No, Obama DID NOT scrap Iraq plans

Obama: "We have to educate our children for an economy where knowledge is capital."

The "Kevin Costner Solution" to Oil Spill

Big Oil and Gas contributions, long term trend... OpenSecrets.org this tells you why Repubs have

Sestak appearing on NBC's Meet the Press and CBS's Face The Nation (this Sunday, 5/23)

The Buck Stops on Obama’s Desk

If MTP was smart, it would invite Dem Candidate for the KY Senate Seat, Jack Conway

Kandahar "offensive" begins, but it's not what you may think.

George W. Bush (George Walker Bush'e')

Cuomo Opens Campaign for New York Governor

Cunningham touts endorsements

Burr, building war chest, off to Duck

Is the War on Drugs the Worse Social/National Policy in American History Behind Slavery?

Big Oil & Conflicts of Interest: Obama Owns This Mess

Obama: U.S. can't act alone in world

McMahon wins U.S Senate nomination; Simmons to primary

My solution to the gulf oil spill...

After a month of spill & 6 MILLION gallons of oil in the Gulf, has Obama trusted in BP too much?

The BP Oil Spill disaster is NOT a 30 minute sitcom, and Government ain't our Fairy Godmother!

The relentless right-wing war on Kagan

Paul — says 50% of his patients are on Medicare!

Apparently Blumenthal is owed an apology

A Progressive Agenda to Remake Washington (NYT)

Obama Drug Czar and Bill Bennett defend Marijuana Prohibition on CNN

WP reader on Justice Dept not charging AIG execs: "We no longer have a gov't that represents us"

WH: Deepwater BP Oil Spill

If Bush would have responded to this leak EXACTLY like Obama has, we would be outraged!

Louisiana Fishermen Contemplating Suicide, Need Mental Health Services

FL-SEN POLL: Crist 30%, Rubio 27%, Meek 15%

China mulling immigration law to control foreign arrivals

Young Turks: Governor Blocks Guns In Bars, Nightclubs, Museums, Zoos & More

Oil Spill Clean Up Needs To Be A Military Operation

Arizona: Safe Haven For Hate Groups To Show Their Colors!

Adolf Hitler angry at total failure to contain oil spill in his backyard.

Hardball: Rev Wallis On Stewardship_Gulf Oil Spill

Immigration Check Point

Real Time with Bill Maher - Various Clips (not full show, appetizers only)

The Age Of Oil Is Over

Sheriff Joe Has a Fit: ICE Mulling Release of Detainees!

AR copkiller:"You have to kill them all. So what we're after here is not fighting, it's conquering."

The Most Interesting Man In The World On Immigration!

"a Christian land governed by Christian principles"

Young Turks: Rand Paul Can't Stop Putting His Foot In His Mouth And The Problem With Libertarians

'Start the Clock' - Main Course is Served - Full Real Time w/ Bill Maher (while it lasts)

Young Turks: Evangelist Busted For Dead Wife In Freezer

Pelosi: “DADT Will Be a Memory By Christmas”

Obama Drug Czar and Bill Bennett Defend Marijuana Prohibition on CNN

Lewis Black: Glenn Beck has "Nazi Tourettes"

The man that "shoed" Bush---from Beirut: I expected to be killed the day I threw my shoes at Bush

Rand Paul: Where is my honeymoon? Blames liberal media aided by the "Democrat Party"

Haiti: The Poverty Pimps' Masturbating on Black Pain

The secret life of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange

Do Arizona-Type Boycotts To Publishers of Texas Textbooks

Border Officials Seek to Expand Texas Drone's Range

New U.K. Government Opens Formal Torture Inquiry

Must It Come To This, Obama? (ExxonMobi in Ghana)

The Buck Stops on Obama’s Desk

The Candidate and the War, NYT Public Editor

Take Justice Off the Ballot Sandra Day O'Connor

Michael Pollan chronicles rise of the food movement(s)

Kevin Costner may hold key to oil spill cleanup

West Memphis incident apparently involved white supremacists

Big Oil & Conflicts of Interest: Obama Owns This Mess

Tightening the Screws

The ‘Randslide’ and Its Discontents

Let Them Eat Twinkies

The True Cost of Oil

Putting the Pentagon on a Diet: Will Bad Times and a Bad Economy Finally Discipline the Pentagon?

Libertarianism: Not Ready For Primetime. Never Will Be. (tristero at digbysblog)

Poll deflates "Obama's Katrina" meme

Big Oil & Gas contributions to Repubs & Dems 1990-2010 73% Repubs : 27% Dems

New and Devastating Evidence on the Criminal Character of the Colombian Regime has been Exposed

Obama embraces George H. W. Bush's New World Order

Oil Spill Tracker . Excellent resource!

A Plea to any videographers willing to apply their creative talents to a short video about the Gulf

Vermont regulators approve 55MW wind power deals

Utility-Owned Solar PV and the Renewable Energy Expansion Act of 2010

Half Albania's Forest Cover Gone Since 1990 - Balkans Forests Fall To Illegal Logging, Development

BP To EPA: Fuck Off

Baguio City - Philippines Summer Capital - Now Too Hot To Serve As Tourist Hotspot

Heartland Inst. Crowd Stunned To Silence - Keynoter Supports Role For Govt., Won't Call For Blood

Brazil Arrests At Least 70 In Illegal Amazon Logging Scheme, Including Forestry Officials - BBC

Reference Data Source For Photodissociation of Some Small Gas Molecules of Environmental Importance.

Texas' wind industry has seen huge growth

Cool website I found showing how global warming will affect climate zones.

The SMSC Biodiesel Project: From French Fries To Shuttles

Video: Bill Nye the Science Guy reviews proposed oil spill solutions

"So, apart from Chernobyl, what fatalities ..."C

Eco-Friendly and made in the USA

Gloat-Free Baseball Scores (Friday, May 21)

The Celtics are clinging

Dwight- Dominance like I have never seen

3-0 Celtics. nt

Brett Favre confirms ankle surgery....

Pizza Hut giving Irish a free pizza for every goal scored against France in World Cup.

Soccer: Bayern Munich-Inter Milan 0-2 :) European Champions 2010

Uh, Oh Fricso!

X-post from GD: Haitian farmers to Monsanto: Go F**k yourself

Coca-Cola's murderous record of anti-union activity in Colombia exposed

Video report:Colombia's ex-defence minister under fire (false positives)

New and Devastating Evidence on the Criminal Character of the Colombian Regime has been Exposed

Accompaniment needed in Honduras

Fyi, a DUer who has a radio show will be discussing the Dream Act later on today

Supporters want ex-dictator in next Haiti election

Brazil environment officials arrested for logging

Venezuela: foreign observers from EU and OAS not allowed to come in for the next elections

Civil Defense Drill Meteoro 2010 Begins in Cuba

How to Support the DREAM Act in 20 minutes

Bolivia to swap organic food for Finnish technology: Morales

Got to say, I'm surprised Pres. Obama didn't mention DADT at West Point

Is high christian divorce rate due to legal gay marriage? is it why atheist divorce rate is lower?

Baptist preacher urges "Hunt-a-homo" week, burning "fags" not flags...

Openly transgender conservative pol Donna Milo - wait till you hear her views on equality

Women Workers At Novartis Win Largest Workplace Sex Discrimination Case In History ($250 million )

Union Get Out The Vote Effort Paid Off In Democrat Win In Pennsylvania (Mark Critz)

Today in Labor History May 22 Debs imprisoned for role in Pullman strike, “Battle of Deputies Run”

Letter carriers' food drive tops 1 billion pounds in 18 years of helping to 'Stamp Out Hunger'

This isn't a gun question. Its a binoculars question. Thought there would be some outdoorsmen here

Texas Politicians 10 times more likely to be armed

CHL express lane in Austin

Showing you one that lost out in the last minute

A bit timely for the contest - and just for laughs on a Saturday night

Here is my grandson in the middle of his work...as promised

Water Falling Over Things 2010: Part I (Gorge-ing on the Columbia)

I'm having such fun tonight - and I will quit hogging this forum any minute now

A waterfall from me - I'm going through my photos from Costa Rica

Joint Statement by 12 Space and Science Organizations to Support NASA 2011 Budget Proposal

Observation of instantaneous velocity in Brownian particles

It's ALIVE!

hey, who's still folding?

"Heretical" Copernicus Reburied as a Hero

What about a National Cash Contest for technology advances?

Anybody here have any experience with getting acupuncture treatment to stop

LOL... I think My Sister Conjured me

do NOT, I repeat, DO NOT say I TOLD YOU SO

I have way too many planets in water and this whole BP spill is making me sick.

Uranian Renaissance, from Starlight News

Maybe the Atheist-Gay "Come Out of the Closet" Analogy Isn't the Best One to Use...

Meltdown in the EU , By Mike Whitney

Eurozone Crisis at Point of Maximum Danger, Great Depression II?

No Criminal Charges Against AIG Execs

Big Bad Banksters Meeting in Sweden

32 States Now Officially Bankrupt: $37.8 Billion Borrowed From Treasury To Fund Unemployment

Are the Guillotines Being Sharpened?

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