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Blackwater confirmation

Libertarians and Inalienable Rights...toon

When the Leaders Lead, the People Have Sorrow (Help Send Marcy Winograd to Congress)

Fox Asks GOPer: 'Where do WE Stand' with Midterm Elections ?

Has anyone called for BP CEO to resign? The last BP CEO resigned in 2007 - due to his personal life

Student Sued for $750,000 for Facebook Acct criticizing Towing Company

Tinfoil Hat? Monkeyfister has screen shots and analysis of violent activity from the Oil Cam nt

Oh, deah! The Duchess of York's sting tapes

"Blue Gal" scores again...Rand Paul, the anti-Obama: "No We Can't"

TroubleTown......Arizona Sheriff Joe's Handout to his officers

Russia to send plane to help victims of Turkish bus crash

Weird things happen as a result of an innocent action!

Santorum has some advice for tea party

Pat Buchanan the Hitler loving asshole defends Joe McCarthy and Texas School Board

“attrition through enforcement"-catchphrase of the the right-wing Federation for American Immigratio

Report: Majority Of Government Doesn't Trust Citizens Either

Obama administration defends BP response to oil spill disaster

To save some birds ( an outside the box idea)

Local Tea Party regroups for strategy session

Toon: The Surrender

U.S.-Mexico trade and the Arizona law

Help me list the elements of bourgeois America.

The 28th Amendment?........Interview with U.S. Rep. Donna Edwards

PA congressman Patrick Murphy's effort to end DADT - link-

Oil Spewing in the Gulf- Now is the Time for the NATIONAL RENEWABLE ENERGY TRUST

Talk about failing to learn from history.

Oil Executives March On D.C.

CC: By August leak could EQUAL Exxon Valdeez amount ? ???

McChrystal calls Marjah a 'bleeding ulcer' in Afghan campaign

McChrystal calls Marjah a 'bleeding ulcer' in Afghan campaign

If I Hit Another Motorist in My Car, I am Legally Obligated to Fix Their Vehicle

I think the US isn't taking over the gusher response

America's New Favorite Progressive: Laura Bush?

Why aren't we seeing this on the MSM?

Man wrongfully imprisoned for decades happy to start relearning life

Why isn't this on the MSM?

Rachel is the best - Energy Sec'y Steven Chu Interview

A New Deal for Local Economies

Pigs Gone Nuts

Karl Rove: Throw Me In Jail!

Karl Rove: Throw Me In Jail!

BTW, where have the arrogant Lord Darth prick and his fat mouth daughter been lately?

Conservatives, Libertarians: Don’t you understand the SIMPLE concept of Cause and Effect?

A bumper sticker I saw yesterday.

Heckofajob, Barry!

Toles toon:

Toon: No One Expects The Texas School Board!

EPA girds for a fight with BP over dispersants in Gulf oil spill

I got a call from the DSCC yesterday.

Perry's jog sparks 'Coyote Special' pistols

note to the media: 5,000 barrels is a lie, not an estimate

I wouldn't send my son to die in Korea to keep their multinational corporations safe. Would you?

Some troubling, some encouraging stats from a poll of Texans re: Bd of Ed curriculum changes.....

Those "but the oil they found was not from THAT spill" lines are priceless.

Airstrike (Possible US Drone) Kills Yemen Mediator, Tribes Hit Pipeline

Arkansas demands sovereignty, but not spellcheck.....

Wall Street fired up the middle class milking machine again....

Wall Street fired up the middle class milking machine again....

Jean-Michel Cousteau re BP Disaster: "I hope that this is the kick in the butt"

No BP money yet for Florida ad campaign, while BP launches its own ad blitz

School's Laptop Spying Software Exploitable from Anywhere

September 2008 Crash Cost Each American Household $100K

4400

Joe Scar just compared the WH allegedly offering Sec'y of Navy to Sestak vs Blago...

BP Bob: "Actually, The Animals Sort Of Like It" (toon)

BP Inspectors --- Gifts, Drugs & A Free Pass To Destroy The Planet

Tweets from fake BP twitter account.

Private pay shrinks to historic lows

MSNBC is star-struck today...

MSNBC is star-struck today...

Gov. Bob McDonnell Brings The NRA Into Virginia Elementary School Classrooms

Why isn't this on the MSM?

Rand: "Maybe sometimes accidents happen"

If the oil rig belonged to another country, how long till we invaded?

Oil companies have a rich history of U.S. subsidies

Live BP oil hearing on now.

Wednesday's "Top Kill" preview .....

Diane Rehm Show - topic is oil spew

Diane Rehm Show - topic is oil spew

Bernie Sanders up now at Senate Energy hearings..

Bernie Sanders up now at Senate Energy hearings..

gusher possibly getting larger

Had a fight with my cousin

I dare say...

The "moonwalk" lives on through BP

Public Opinion Snapshot: Public Still Wants Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Dump Oil and Nuclear Waste at Sea, Proposed Oregon GOP Congressional Candidate

Can the Korean situation be defused?

Internal RNC document details internal financial problems

Saudi woman beats up virtue cop

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about the BP Top Kill Attempt

Joe Scar is saying that the Sestak situation is unprecedented. What about Chief Justice Earl Warren?

Liberals who call themselves Liberal for their own reasons.

Durbin is on MSNBC clarifying the "new permits" issued to drill. According to

VA Gov. Brings The NRA Into Virginia Elementary School Classrooms

Wednesday's "Top Kill" preview .....

White House: Undoubtedly Worst Oil Spill in U.S. History

White House: Undoubtedly Worst Oil Spill in U.S. History

White House: Undoubtedly Worst Oil Spill in U.S. History

White House: Undoubtedly Worst Oil Spill in U.S. History

National Elections for sale cheap

Transocean files petition to limit liability, based on 1851 maritime law

Computing smart-scope gunsight for US snipers

Day Traders: Members of congress set own rules on stock trades

BecKKK: Tawd Mr Quitter "wrestles bears with bare hands; Ms Quitter has NO bodyguards" & BecKKK has

GOP candidates’ wording on Web strikingly similar

Oil companies have a rich history of U.S. subsidies

any other mudflats readers here?

***** OIL SPILL Senate Hearing OFFICIAL thread *****

Oil Spill Hurting BP's Stock Price...

Texas Gov. Perry writing book blasting feds

-- Assault on suspected drug lord's compound in Jamaica kills 27, wounds 31, police say.

All out war - As Tivoli assault deepens, casualties rise

Daddy? --- Sarah "Doesn't Make the Decisions"

Over 300 Dead Birds Are Likely Gulf Spill Victims

On This Date: May 25th 1961......

New War Bill Enough to Make Americans' First $35,000 Tax Free

Assessments suggest BP's worst-case estimate of 60,000 barrels has been occurring all along

Here Is Everything You Need To Know About BP's Dramatic "Top Kill" Bid To Halt The Oil Leak

Sad state of affairs....

Boston Globe investigative report: An agency where patronage is job one

"We've Hurt BP With Our Mistrust. We're So Thoughtless..." --MUST READ from The Mudflats

Palin Speech In Vegas Panned By Realtors

Teabaggers' media director calls Scott Brown's career "slightly longer than the shelf life of milk"

Detroit mayor bans TV crews from police raids

Remember when they were poor?

North Carolina GOP publicizing Teabagger candidate Tim D'Annunzio's "questionable sanity"

MMS District Manager's explanation: "We’re all oil industry. Our inspectors do this all the time.”

Deportation Nightmare: US Citizen Born In Puerto Rico, Detained As Illegal Immigrant

Satirical BP Tweets

26 civilians dead, Jamaica Constabulary Force reports

Democracy on life-support

What Patients Can Learn From the Ways Physicians Take Care of Themselves

Comet Dives Into Sun: STEREO, SOHO Spacecraft Catch Crash

Marvin Kalb: taliban and Karzai reps have been secretly meeting

Marvin Kalb: taliban and Karzai reps have been secretly meeting

A modest proposal for the oil leak

Exxon Valdez oil spill. A 20 year history in the Courts. Litigation & Cleanup Costs

Exxon Valdez oil spill. A 20 year history in the Courts. Litigation & Cleanup Costs

Irony is this: The same shoe brand that sponsors Bristol Palin & Abstinence promotes this too.....

Christian Groups: Biblical Armageddon must be taught alongside Global Warming

Virginia governor gives NRA monopoly on teaching gun safety to kids..

Katrina vanden Huevel (the Nation) on Afghanistan: The War is Failing

Facts SB1070 Supporters seem to be unaware of but should be

Finish this sentence, a teabagger in need of a CAPTION to avoid a fragment!!!!

Finish this sentence, a teabagger in need of a CAPTION to avoid a fragment!!!!

R-E-S-P-E-C-T: Stars shine at Yale's 309th commencement.

Dale (King of the Hill) Gribble describes the Tea Party to a "T".....

Small plane crashes into suburban Toronto office building

Oil rig inspectors took company gifts, watchdog finds

Well, darn. The Rs are going to come up with a new Contract on America and

BP won't show the "Top Kill" live

AHAHAHA. Andrew Schlafly is giving the oral arguments to remove Sen. Menendez.

Blackwater confirmation

Video: Ask John Kasich (R-OHIO) To Explain How He Got Rich On Wall Street

Mothers of 3 Jailed US Hikers in Iran on Visiting Their Children and Continuing the Fight for Their

Elderly couple trapped weeks in mound of debris

Luckovich TOON: winners and losers

Big corporations work to kill unemployment benefits extension because it closes their tax

Durbin is on MSNBC clarifying the "new permits" issued to drill. According to

Oil rig inspectors took company gifts / let company fill out inspection forms

Aerial View Video 5/18/10 Gulf of Mexico

Gulf Oil Spill Gallons Leaked

King Zwelenkosi; led Mandela’s clan in South Africa

Scary video of the gusher, recorded footage from BP.

Oh, my. Joe McGinniss has moved next door to the Palins as he writes his book

Wind energy leaders say Congress holds keys to future

Vaughn Ward: Worst Candidate Ever?

U.S. Is Said to Expand Secret Military Acts in Mideast Region (Hello, Iran?)

Article: Why McDonald's French Fries Taste So Good

Oil Spotters Sought For Brevard Beaches - Agencies Seek Volunteers. Use Drones ;)

N. Korea / S.Korea - Why are the US and S. Korea poking a country whose leader is a lunatic?

oops-dupe

The suffering of ourselves...

BP Spends $$$ IN PR - Runs Full-Page Ads In Major Newspapers Defending Its Oil Spill Response

Hubble catches planet being devoured by its star

Labor ad blasts Blanche Lincoln all over the place

CNN just announced that BP will NOT show "Top Kill" live

resurrecting my 1 000th post-the scandals of the Bush Administration

Mineral Mgmt. Service Let Oil Companies Fill In Their Own Inspection Reports

CNN: RNC document reveals bleak financial standing

North Korea sinking possibly a "tit for tat" response to November attack

on the dylan ratigan show

Nice report on Ratigan tearing Beck and Goldline

Obama to lunch with Republican senators, dine with Democratic donors

Alternet: Support Congressman Grayson

Finally sick and tired of giving BP a hand job? Here's a SITE for your suggestion!

DailyUK: Revealed: the U.S. secret order allowing special forces' covert missions

BP CEO walks on oil covered beach, barks orders to media ("GET 'EM OUT OF THERE!")

Obama to inspect Gulf Coast oil spill Friday

Long-Term Unemployment: No Help For The 99ers

Tell Your Member of Congress: Support The War Is Making You Poor Act

MSNBC guest calls out Texas US history standards as "education by Conservapedia"

Bachmann: not commenting on Rand Paul

BP cleans up on political connections

Senator Reads Apology to American Indians

BP calls in Costner's $26m vacuum cleaners to mop up huge oil spill

Roger Ebert's blog on Financial Reform

Roger Ebert's blog on Financial Reform

Georgia teacher suspended after pupils don Klan robes

Let me get this right. Did I read we have drilled and capped over 5000 of these wells in the Gulf?

Let me get this right. Did I read we have drilled and capped over 5000 of these wells in the Gulf?

So President Obama sends 1200 more to the border...

Climate change making Everest more dangerous: Sherpa

PopeWatch: Kagan Sides With Vatican on Abuse Lawsuit

Re: The Meth and Porn uses reporting and how typical corporate media propaganda works.

Unauthorized biographer moves next door to Palin

Just got back from Hawaii, pics and a few questions. (pic heavy)

MUST SEE: ABC News Goes Underwater For Special Report On Gulf Oil Spill (VIDEO)

Here we go - BP says possible delays in Top Kill

Tweety on The Gulf of British Petroleum

There's Elkhart Lake, Laguna Seca, Watkins Glen, Long Beach, Road Atlanta, Sebring, but NOOOO...

IG Report: Meth, Porn Use By Drilling Agency Staff

Could Brazil's Petrobras Help?

a TON of info on other BP cases-including Prudhoe Bay,Alaska

chance of plugging the pipe hole being successful

LOL- The first post I saw on the GOP's new site is a zinger!

LOL- The first post I saw on the GOP's new site is a zinger!

These damn RepubliCONs really are some..

U.S. Trains, Backs Afghan Death Squads

'Top Kill' - What A Name For A Disaster Movie.......

Two "amusing" political dental practice stories:

Don't panic

WOW I agree w Boehner-It Is 'Clear' Gulf Oil Spill Was 'Failure Of Government'

30k to have Bristol Palin advocate for Abstinence like having BP being an advocate for Environment

Tepid support for DADT repeal from Obama, Pentagon, as Congress forces their hand

Texas GOP continues "Give a Mexican a Bike" program.

What do you think your punishment would be if you caused 15 billion in damages?

I must really make a habit of reading the full source before I read the DU comments

School Boards & Redistricting: The 2 Least Sexy Political Topics

POLL: Who's interests are being looked after in the Gulf, BP's or we THE people?

Untangling Immigration's Double Helix (History of immigration & nativism intertwining)

the unofficial "Fuck You, Texas Talibornagains" thread

Punch Glenn Beck

Palin's Vegas Act bombs

Clearing the air (More on the SC Governors Political Drama

Florida Lawmakers in D.C. Want Amendment Banning Drilling

Transocean wants 6 month delay in evidence collection

GOP Rep. Slams Fox News: ‘I Don’t Know What They’re Doing At Fox News, But They Should Stop Smoking

Is It Time That Cheney Is Forced To Reveal All From His Secret Energy Task Force Of 2001?.....

Pentagon Seeks Private Contractor to Move Weapons Through Pakistan/Afghanistan

We had a visit with the Heisman Trophy winner, today

Massachusetts senator Scott Brown on DADT.

We thought of it first ....but Andy Borowitz put it in words to make me smile, let' s add Cheney,too

CIVICS: The Posse Comitatus Act

We Won't Pay For GOP Campaigns!

Surprise! How a right-wing witch hunt blew up in the face of Gateway Pundit

They say Atlantis has 120 million miles logged on it.

Bruce Shore, Unemployed Philadelphia Man, Indicted For 'Harassing Email' To Jim Bunning

Don't ask..

Why aren't all the Oil Companies being Ordered to the Gulf - per tweety just now

Markey: "The (top kill) solution will not be televised". RE:Cam blackout.

Barbour says oil spill shouldn’t stop drilling

Senate passes telework bill

Paul tells hometown crowd he’s not the man the media portrayed

BP had a key role in the Exxon Valdez disaster

Jim Bunning is a wast of oxygen

Things my kids do that would get me arrested

The Oil Belongs to Us, Not British Petroleum: Let the Revolution Begin Here

From “Drill Baby, Drill” to Cries For Help From Big Government - FDL

Bush on Wind, Oil and a Happy Retirement

Suck out the oil. Send in empty super tankers and keep pumping.

Suck out the oil. Send in empty super tankers and keep pumping.

Michael Benoit, father of Chris Benoit, writes anti-Linda McMahon piece for the Hartford Courat

McCain laments effort to 'jam' through repeal of 'Don't ask, don't tell' policy

Is Anyone Surprised That No Other Countries Have Weighed In On This Gulf Gusher?......

What is the corporatocracy good at?

DU this FB

E-mail from Democracy for America (DFA)

Oil inspectors let companies fill in their own audits and got high on meth, report to reveal

Oil inspectors let companies fill in their own audits and got high on meth, report to reveal

Oil inspectors let companies fill in their own audits and got high on meth, report to reveal

Oil inspectors let companies fill in their own audits and got high on meth, report to reveal

XPost: Victor Valley College to unveil high-efficiency solar project

'If you vote for that stimulus package, I'm gonna kill you. Simple as that.'

An Interesting Political Cartoon About The Oil Gusher - What Would Jimmy Buffett Say?.........

LA Dodgers sue comedian Jon Lovitz for not paying for season tickets

BP says will provide video feed during "top kill"

Jesus...something's going on with that oil pipe--watch it live

Report: Stabenow one of several members of Congress to receive death threats

Time For The Obama Administration To Show Who Is Boss In Gulf Of Mexico Oil Spill Response - NOLA

Okay, I admit it, I went freeping

Freeze on Offshore Drilling Was Verbal Order

AP: As Marshall clerk, Kagan was wary of conservatives

Now THIS is how we end a war.

Next step for nativists: Ignore 14th Amdmt, deny children of illegal immigrants birthright citizensh

Next step for nativists: Ignore 14th Amdmt, deny children of illegal immigrants birthright citizensh

Whatfuckingever

Roman Catholic Church/Vatican is a Country

Justice truly is blind....

A Sad Story I was Told this Weekend, re: "illegal" immigrants

Please be patient with me for a minute...

National Guard troops to the Arizona/Mexico border.

Where is Condi Rice and Chevron tankers?? And Shell, Mobil Exxon, etc

US, UK, & now Australia's "free market" education agenda, w/ high-stakes testing

Cube Rat Slaves: You spent too much time celebrating Pac-Man's birthday with Google last week

Rehnquist in 1952: "Plessy v. Ferguson was right and should be reaffirmed"

Rehnquist in 1952: "Plessy v. Ferguson was right and should be reaffirmed"

Palin to Gov. candidate Haley "Hang in there..." regarding "lies" about affair

General Petraeus' Secret Ops

"Corporate negligence in the extreme."

"foreign tax credits that ...to offset taxes paid on foreign income earned in their host countries"

CNN: BP tweets it will continue live video from seabed during "top kill" procedure

What does immigration "amnesty" mean to you.

Something's going on with the pipe again

New rule: All Americans who believe in unfettered capitalism must ...

who will bear the brunt of the public's political reaction to the Gulf Gusher?

The widget and gadget to calculate the oil spill so far

"Oil spills into pipeline containment area"

Oilmegeddon will not be fixed any time soon.

Harold Ford blogs (whines) for S&P, UBS, Cable Co.s, Telecoms, and gets blasted

Just saw this on Latest News: (a weird bug?)

Nissan sells out of orders for all-electric Leaf

Civil fine in Gulf spill could be $4,300 barrel

Civil fine in Gulf spill could be $4,300 barrel

OMG. Look at this ad targeting Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D) in AZ

OMG. Look at this ad targeting Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D) in AZ

OMG. Look at this ad targeting Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D) in AZ

OMG. Look at this ad targeting Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D) in AZ

OMG. Look at this ad targeting Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D) in AZ

OMG. Look at this ad targeting Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D) in AZ

Despite Pundit Claims, Offshore Drilling Support is Down Significantly - FDL

Miami construction sign hacked to read 'No Latinos,' 'No Tacos'

BREAKING NEWS!! BP has stopped the leaking!

The 7 dumbest things in BP’s spill response plan

Not only 1200 troops, but Obama is requesting $500M from Congress for "border protection"

Gallup: Support for "moral acceptability of Gay/Lesbian relations" pass historic tipping point

BP Rigged A "Third Test" In Order To Declare A Satisfactory Result

Obama acts decisively to stop the BP leakage!

Simmons ends campaign, but stays on ballot (CT-Senate)

McCain Web Video: Hayworth 'Among The Dumbest Members Of Congress'

Fight with student may wreck tow firm

Poll: Most Americans Still Unfamiliar with Elena Kagan

Florida Republican party credit cards gone, $7.3 million legacy remains

Divers-City !!!!

Your vote doesn't count, so....

"Top Kill" Attempt is Acknowledging Defeat of Offshore Drilling

The Rude Pundit: Nobody Puts BP in the Corner

Obama Authorizes Deployment of More National Guard Troops Along Border

"Rove Seizing Control of GOP" (Rolling Stone, May, 2010)

Illegal Immigration Solutions that would work better

Titilate a Tuesday for this indoor teabagger wacking her kettle! Please CAPTION!!!

Titilate a Tuesday for this indoor teabagger wacking her kettle! Please CAPTION!!!

Jeb Bush SOLVES our economic woes, provides the KEY: "a dramatic increase in immigration is needed"

If you believe that the president could be doing more to solve the oil spill.....

This is what happens when you try to appease Republicans

This is what happens when you try to appease Republicans

'The suspects are mostly men who own guns, and several had been treated for mental illness.'

Obama either does not get this at all or he is completely owned -

Is there a place with updates about the live feed of the oil spill?

Obama requests lunch with Republicans. They start trashing him the moment he leaves.

Ah frustration

Bwaaaaaaaah hahahahha Idaho ReTHUG endorsed by Lady Blah Blah plagiarized Obama

Tweeters - Hilarious Spoof BP account to follow

Do you consider yourself Underemployed.

89 deaths tied to Toyota acceleration, U.S. says

Oilgate

I think that the synergistic impact on the people of LA is not being fully recognized by some.

Really? I mean, MF'ing Really?

J.D. Hayworth, you are an ignorant idiot. Here's the proof:

Is there an "oil cam" link that works?

Question> Is there a way to pressure BP's Commercial Consumers?

Ann Curry dispenses graduation advice to the wrong student body

Just thought I'd lighten the place up a bit.

Venezuela Orders Pepsi To Take Down Iconic Globe Atop Skyscraper

Why do mothers judge one another and their parenting?

Whoa. Don't know if this has been posted. PBS Oil Leak Ticker

Visible Vote? Teabagger site or not?

"You're not going to be kicking my seat all the way to Las Vegas"

Are you a left wing fringe dweller?

Anderson Cooper is reporting on the Gulf catastrophe this hour

Dump Oil & Nuke Waste At Sea, Proposed OR Republican Congressional Candidate

Dump Oil & Nuke Waste At Sea, Proposed OR Republican Congressional Candidate

Is it me, or does it look like the sea floor is slowly collapsing at the oil volcano?

Lake Erie Becomes Site for GE's First Ever Freshwater Wind Farm in the U.S.

If my car had an oil leak and was sitting in my driveway, I would get a citation from the city

NYC Pigeons Trapped, Kidnapped and Shot for Sport, Group Says

Are Tattoos Free Speech?

Anybody else just totally disgusted?

Drove right on past a BP gas station today; figured it was the least I could do

Fancy degree brings $275,000 in debt

Mike Malloy says the top kill is off for tomorrow..

"Drilling Disasters Can't Happen Here"

You can tell where this is going, but you can hardly believe it when it gets there

You can tell where this is going, but you can hardly believe it when it gets there

§4301(b) Place a lien on BP's assets, liquidate them now. Payout to the people of the Gulf Coast.

Civil fine could be $4,300 for every barrel leaked into the Gulf

If BP got treated like the peons do for dumping oil.

DOE to Invest $6 Million in Midsize Wind Turbine Technology Development

Anyone watching the spillcam? The robots are grabbing things and spinning things.

Anyone watching the spillcam? The robots are grabbing things and spinning things.

(Afghanistan) Red Cross gives first aid lessons to Taliban

Goldman Sachs: Lincoln's Derivatives Proposal Likely Won't Pass

Prosecute Massey Billboards in West Virginia

Hummer ceases production

BP had a key role in the Exxon Valdez disaster

What do we make of the Joe Sestak 'job offer'.

10 Critical Facts about BP and the Gulf of Mexico Crisis

Can we here at DU get the President to address the american people on the gulf spill?

Just learned my former sister in law has died. She had cirrhosis. We had thought she was doing well

Latest right wing junk science (?): "Birth control pollutes the environment with estrogen!"

Stephen Harper's Bush Ambition

How about a class action suit against BP for emotional distress?

Guide Dog group opens its gates to puppy huggers

i am usually against drug testing employees on privacy grounds but

Reuters: Civil fine in Gulf spill could be $4,300 barrel

Monkeyfister - A blog that is monitoring & documenting the oilcam

Dear President Obama: If you are going to validate a politically opportunistic Republican governor,

Mandatory Tuesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

U.S. to Toughen Drill Rules - Obama to Unveil Steps Thursday

does anybody know what time the Top Kill is supposed to start?

“Sometimes, the best thing to do in an oil spill is nothing,

Come CAPTION this Teabagger wannna-be to torque a Tuesday:

BP: "Staged 1 Of The Most Radically Destructive Acts Of Political Theatre In Recorded Human History"

BP-owned Alaska oil pipeline shut after spill!

The Ongoing Administration-Wide Response to the Deepwater BP Oil Spill

"I'm from the government and I'm here to help" - Scariest words for Repukes!!

Supreme Court Upholds Freedom Of Speech In Obscenity-Filled Ruling

Sen. Webb says will vote NO on DADT repeal because he believes Obama & Gates are advocating NO votes

Chu's undersecretary of energy was BP chief scientist who gave $500 million grant to Chu's lab (NYT)

Say NO to Richard Pombo on June 8. From HSUS

FLASHBACK: When the NY Times ignored gaping holes in candidate Bush's war record

after watching a lot of movies

Is anyone watching the oil cam?

Is anyone watching the oil cam?

Since the Top Kill has been cancelled, do they have a "next" plan ready to go? nt

George Bush: Book Begins With Decision To Quit Drinking

Chief of BP America Inc. said he did not know if he met with Cheney for secret meetings with big oil

CREDO Action Petition to EPA: strip BP of all federal contracts

Univ. Of Arizona Professor Booed At Graduation For Criticizing Immigration Bill

Just received e-mail from BP Spill Select Committee: UPDATE Live Top Kill Video

For my 10,000th post, a few words about that Palin person.

Dear BP: We do not live in the Gulf of Mexico. Sincerely, walruses

Farmers help a horse to jump into an amphibious vehicle in a flooded village in Poland - pics

Oil Pollution Act - BP Liable for Costs of Clean Up - It does NOT put them in CHARGE of Clean up

Central Falls RI school board lets fired teachers keep jobs; Obama had praised decision to fire them

(cry)

Some cool robot action going on now

Injured goanna seeks out vet at celebratory event

Tuesday TOON Roundup 5

BP ordered by U.S. To Cut Use of Dispersants, AGAIN!

The BP oil spill is NOT "another Katrina"! (Graphic Image)

Stay Away From ‘Christians-Only’ Prison Scheme, Americans United Tells Officials In Three States

Now BP asks that safety relief wells in the Arctic Circle be scrapped as 'too expensive

GOP to mount a vigorous defense of ‘Don’t ask, Don't Tell’

My daughter asked me this question about the oil spill...

Coast Pipelines Face Damage as Gulf Oil Eats Marshes?

Obama administration is not proposing to change $75 million limit on BP spill

Georgia School Teacher dresses kids up the Klan, parades them through school

***OBAMA SENDING TROOPS TO THE BORDER***

So, the 'success' and 'progress' in Marjah has turned into a 'bleeding ulcer'

Remember when the Rethugs were calling for offshore drilling in the Great Lakes? Our drinking water

Ariz. immigration law makes Census count tougher

Tuesday TOON Roundup 4

Tuesday TOON Roundup 3- bitter Tea

FUCK YOU, BP!!!

Tuesday TOON Roundup 2- More Oil toons

Transocean seeks delay of oil spill depositions until November

Stay Away From ‘Christians-Only’ Prison Scheme, Americans United Tells Officials In Three States

U.S. couple face death penalty for killing Russian adopted child

Leahy notes Sessions' unequal treatment of our female SCOTUS nominee

Hopeless absolutely fucking hopeless

Poll from our local newspaper......Who do you look to as the leader of U.S. conservatives?

Owner of chimp in mauling attack dies

Is California too big to fail?

Where are all the other oil companies during this catastrophic event?

Boehner: Winning back House a 'steep climb'

Holy Water Allegedly Used On Atheist Teacher by two Christian teachers

Shhhh don't tell anybody.............

It goes beyond just public transit.

Goldman Sachs: Lincoln's Derivatives Proposal Likely WON'T PASS!

Hide the punch bowl.

tweet of the day: A Greenpeace tweet: 'If Exxon Valdez was a heart attack, Deepwater is a cancer”

For Those Interested in FACTS, The Admin Response has Recovered 10 million gallons of oily water

For Those Interested in FACTS, The Admin Response has Recovered 10 million gallons of oily water

"Yes, Mr. President........Don't Let Another Day Go By"

California to consider marked IDs for sex offenders

I don't belief SC's 'badboy' blogger's weird admission of an affair with Palin-approved candidate

The USA already has a single payer health care system, seems to me,

John Herbst (5thGenDemocrat) has passed away

First lady Michelle Obama kicks off a series of South Lawn summer fitness activities for kids - pics

another OMG.......everything is DOWN!!!

Why Are They on TV

This aint Freeperville. DU doesn't need 2+ months to reach a fund raising goal.

Outnumbering the Tea Party Rally 87-to-1 .. Where's the media?

List All BP Products So We Can See What To Boycott.

I haven't seen anything mentioned about this anywhere...

Screw the Environment - BP and the Audacity of Greed

Tom Tomorrow: What could possibly go wrong? It's called the Doomsday Bomb and it's perfectly safe.

BP estimates top kill's chance of success at only 60%.

The beach BP won't allow reporters to visit

I didn't understand HOW BAD it's become.

Couple buried alive in trash cut off contact with family, friends

I watched Glenn Beck tonight. I want my brain cells back!

Obama to Send Up to 1,200 Troops to Mexico Border

BP Oil Leak - vs - Global Climate Change (An Analogy)

After watching the oilcam for an hour

Nashville flood...

The Three Great Tax Cuts - Boom, Bubble and Crash

Fla. GOP candidate Rubio favors raising retirement age

If you believe that the president could be doing more to solve the oil spill.....

Thom Hartmann today discussed COAGULATING the oil....product already invented . . .amazing!!

A coworker has a sticker on his car: "Vote Republican: Not Everyone Can Be On Welfare."

Who here would give up their cars, change their way of life, go back to horse and buggy for

Rethug candidate defends record on Great Lakes oil drilling - He was for it before he was against it

High school girl complains about final exam - she's a teabagger who didn't want to watch SiCKO

IF GM or Ford did what Toyota has regarding quality and recalls, DU would be on fire

DU this poll on Beck v. Rep. Weiner on Goldline Scam

The all too believable "unbelievable!"

Corporate fascism is now the dominant force in The United States of America agree/disagree

If ‘Top Kill’ Fails, Obama Must Take Reins

BP'S Shocking Memo

Happy Birthday, "Star Wars". Opened May 25, 1977 across the country.

Ongoing Throttle Problems Indicate Toyota Has Not Identified What’s Wrong with their Cars

To Animal Lovers everywhere, please see this

If they can't ever plug the well, how long will oil gush into the Gulf?

on KO: Lawrence O'Donnell now calling it a homicide.

Images of the gulf taken from a commercial airliner.

For Children in Sports, a Breaking Point

For Children in Sports, a Breaking Point

How to avoid jail - few simple methods to help you out

Plan for mitigating Gulf tragedy -- your help is needed

The Advocate: Where did we get where we are on DADT? (White House had "no interest" in 2010 repeal)

Why does BP get to violate our sovereignty - dispersants

Grade Barack Obama on his handling to-date of the Gulf Gusher.

The socio-economic and political system of the United States is rotten to the core.

Obama should announce take over on Thurday if/when Top Kill fails

What Have They Done To The Earth?

Marco Rubio Shoots Himself in the foot with a BAZOOKA. Calls for raising the retirement age

If you've witnessed all the evidence you need, please check-in. It's time for Public Mass Transit.

If you've witnessed all the evidence you need, please check-in. It's time for Public Mass Transit.

If you've witnessed all the evidence you need, please check-in. It's time for Public Mass Transit.

BP CEO caught on tape ordering media to get away from oil-coated beach

Saving Social Security: The Right Message on the Catfood Commission

Water & Oil

I HATE THIS GODDAMN OIL SPILL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

"Bobby" Jindal, you were an enabler of the oil companies. You were a proponent of small government.

Thank you DUers for helping me reach this point

I declare that the PTB have officially lost control of the dialog on the Gulf Oil Kill.

NYT: U.S. said to order secret military action

Tuesday TOON Roundup 1- Laugh or cry, it's all the same

Wal-Mart thanks employee who foiled shoplifter, then fires her

Obama admin. backs Vatican’s claim of immunity to sexual abuse lawsuits (ENABLER!)

A Palin Nemesis moves in next door to her...

Vice President Joe Biden and Jill Biden host a barbeque for wounded service members - pics

This is just plain sick

Do you feel despair at times?

Surrogacy -- Not just for the infertile anymore!

My mother passed this afternoon - A Democrat that will be missed

Update from Jamaica

Near disaster at the lookout tower

What crazy things do you hear from your conservative friends?

Mother Jones: Obama's Sluggish Oil Spill Response

Nuking the Oil Well

It's scary how many people, across the board politically, make excuses for corporations

I'm Just Sitting Here Watching the Wheels Go Round and Round...

I just received this from Gov. Brewer's office

To the Person I Gave the Finger To Today ---

MAY I HAVE YOUR ATTENTION PLEASE... The third and final winner from last week's fund drive is...

Soil Bacteria Might Increase Learning

Welcome To Peak Oil - The Deeper You Drill, The More You Might Spill

With all the major events lately the fact that AIG is not going to be held accountable for criminal

DC school head, Michelle Rhee, gets political in CA, toots own horn.

Rand Paul's Libertarian La-La Land

Charter school finances under more scrutiny as they expand with Arne's blessings.

Wow, this is just great. Freepers love us now.

Essay: Let us reject the anti-Greek mythology...

Essay: Let us reject the anti-Greek mythology...

Happy 69th birthday Bob Dylan!!!

So the thread about Bruce Dammeler got me thinking...

This phone call today concerns hippie Johnny

Tennis fans, French Open streaming live free, no commercials.. Roddick vs.

I love Failbook!

Micronesian Scientists Using Large Hardon Collider Discover Nanonesia

Pac-Man play to stay at Google

I ASKED you folks...

When referring to RUSH the band and Rush the assclown

Flyers/Blackhawks in Stanley Cup Finals starting Sunday!!!!

"Female Viagra" - should we air drop several million of them into Iran...

Does anyone actually enjoy the Shemp films?

...Thus a new generation of Ledheads is born.

The Love That Dare Not Speak Its Name

Does anyone actually enjoy the Shrek films?

Do you hope to make peace with The Moody Blues before you die?

How the hell am I supposed to get any work done with THESE making noise outside?

Flo from those Progressive Auto Insurance ads

Is it unethical for travel agents to give their customers little gifts?

Best birthday

Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you: THE NERDIEST QUESTION EVER ASKED!

Getting a TIVO Premiere

Bluegrass Bohemian Rhapsody

Weather Permitting...

Have you ever blown a Dolphin.

Sometimes, late at night, I wake up screaming from a nightmare.

Do you hope to make death with peace before you die?

Okay, I fucking admit it. I like Windows 7.

Cold weather Super Bowl - New York lands 2014 SB

Why don't supervisors understand the difference between respect and fear?

I found a picture of Dr. Strange!

Britney Spears wants to be cryogenically frozen after her death

Does anyone actually enjoy the Sex films?

MiddleFingerMom has ALWAYS had an overabundance of animal magnetism.

Do you hope to get a peace of death before you die?

Do you plan to play chess with Death before you die?

Rip Torn back in court for Conn. bank break-in

I have seen the Beagle - and the Beagle is GOOD!

Do you hope to make pies with Death before you go?

Refined Heirarchy - that is a human thing

7 months until Christmas

Can we stop with the death threads already? It's too depressing.

Do you hope to make peace with your dearth before you die?

May 25th: Towel Day

does anyone haberdasher?

Movie Titanic (Spoiler) DONT OPEN IF YOU HAVENT SEEN

'Lost' exclusive: ABC sets the record straight about the series finale's plane crash images

ALERT THE MODS!!! SOMEONE'S MAKING DEATH THREADS!!!!

BREAKING NEWS!! BP has stopped the leaking!

What do YOU want to have done with Britney Spears after her death?

If Bill Gates had a penny for every time I had to reboot my computer...

I laughed my ass off so hard right now

Someone stole my orange juice ....why ?

Do you hope to make split peas with Johnny Depp?

I choose to steal what you choose to show

Why do people visit cemeteries?

24 Finale (Spoiler) and question

The Mayans were right! We're all gonna die!

I never saw ANY of Lost. Am I poorer for it?

Pic thread!!!

Am I a bad person?

"I'm not judging. I'm just diagnosing."

Make a homemade ice cream sundae!

Tell me something I don't know......

Study: Pac-Man on Google wasted 4.8 million hours

Dad update:

"I have the P****, So I Make the Rules" T-Shirt Offends Judge in Lake County, CA

Do you hope to make peace with dearth before you die?

US plans naval exercises with South Korea:Pentagon

"The Good Wife" season finale (potential spoilers) right NOW

RIP King George the 2nd Inn....1765-2010

Moody Blues fans?

Got a Steller's Jay trying to build a nest on my gutter downspout.

Britain Bans Doctor for Autism Work

Will you buy Mark Twain's new book?

Immigration agency targets upscale San Diego restaurant

Blackwater confirmation

Nuking the Oil Well

Do you hope to make peace with death before you die?

I'll be the first to admit it... I LOVE to cuddle!!!

Said goodbye to another group of kiddos today...

'Beer belly' linked to Alzheimer's disease

Panama says sorry for military rule, decades on

Panama says sorry for military rule, decades on

Investigator Warned MMS in 2009 About Deepwater Gas Blowouts in Gulf of Mexico

Deal could end 'don't ask, don't tell'

After Cezanne.

Former slaves unite & launch clothing line

Someday I want a job where I do not have to work with anyone else.

I've been posting notices for my Lung Transplant Blog over on GD

gusher possibly getting larger

Does anyone else remember the "tube testers" that they used to

I've put my life on hold to play with dolls..

Things you thought as a kid

BP could freeze shareholder payout for three years, say City experts

Rachel is the best - Energy Sec'y Steven Chu Interview

Bomb blast kills two in Quetta

Oil inspectors let companies fill in their own audits and got high on meth, report to reveal

Film director Jafar Panahi 'to be released on bail' in Iran

Oil leaks from tanker collision off Singapore

Fiction that creeped you out as a child not because of the plot events themselves...

Seoul resumes psychological warfare with Pyongyang

Hubble catches planet being devoured by its star

I like broads

Arrest warrant for former Thai PM

Oil companies have a rich history of U.S. subsidies

A M E R I C A N I D O L

Robots Deployed To Track Oil Spill

Regulators Accepted Gifts From Oil Industry, Report Says

Kilpatrick Sentenced To 5 Years In Prison

Is Lady Gaga a Madonna/Cher /Annie Lennox derivative?

Fiscal crises threaten Europe's generous benefits

Justice Official Says Transocean Was Wrong On Liability

Polish airforce chief in Kaczynski cockpit-official (when plane carrying president crashed)

Jamaica police: 30 dead in battle with drug gang

Ripley’s Key West sues BP over spill

City council corks BP executive at meeting

US President Barack Obama to oversee oil-spill effort in Louisiana on Friday, officials say

OMFG answers to test questions

Unauthorized biographer moves next door to Palin

7 Seized in Anti-Drilling Protest (Greenpeace)

Venezuela Orders Pepsi To Take Down Iconic Globe Atop Skyscraper

BP Played Central Role in Exxon Valdez Disaster

Hero skipper ignored pirate warnings, crew says

Tila Tequila: "All you loser haters can sit and hide behind your computer on your fat lazy asses"

BP'S Shocking Memo

(Afghanistan) Red Cross gives first aid lessons to Taliban

US oil oversight officials took gifts from industry

UN to apologize for troops on Haitian university campus

Obama to Send 1,200 Guard Troops to Mexico Border

Gulf spill: BP reveals oil spill probe details

Jamaica Battle for Drug Kingpin Kills More Than 60

France and Netherlands plan Internet anti-censorship drive

Obama, Corker clash in private meeting

Germany seeks to extend ban on naked short-selling

Students in India build solar-powered helmet

Paul tells hometown crowd he’s not the man the media portrayed

USDA Criticized For Lax Oversight Of Puppy Mills

Researchers alarmed at bacteria in Canadian bottled water

FBI details surge in death threats against lawmakers

Attempt to recall senator (Robert Menendez) moves to N.J. high court

50,000 predicted for immigration march Saturday (in Phoenix)

African statesman condemns homosexuality as an 'abomination'

Vatican supports adult stem cell therapy project with NYC-based company

Bishop: 100 cases in 10 yrs for Italy priest abuse

Gingrich endorses Meg Whitman for governor

Government ups number of alleged Toyota deaths to 89

(Scott) Brown to vote 'no' on repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell pending Pentagon study

15 shot dead during Baghdad gold heist

G8, G20 security bill at least $833M

BP-owned Alaska oil pipeline shut after spill

Taliban Slay Six Village Elders Over Aid Money

Polar Bears Face "Tipping Point" Due to Climate Change

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Tuesday May 25

Stimulus raised GDP by up to 4.2 pct in Q1 2010 -CBO

Italy joins euro austerity drive

President Obama to return to Louisiana on Friday to view Gulf oil spill work

Maine advocate admits harboring illegal immigrants

Zoos and Aquariums on Oil Spill Alert

Massey Miner: ‘I Felt Like I Was Working for the Gestapo’

Menendez Introducing Unlimited Cap On BP Damages

Gulf oil plume darker; not good news: expert

BP Cites Crucial 'Mistake'

Judge sentences Kilpatrick 18 months to 5 years in prison

IG report: Meth, porn use by drilling agency staff

2 groups to sue BP under Endangered Species Act

EU sets toughest targets to beat climate change

Gullfaks-situation was not reported

Jailed U.S. citizen Berenson may be freed in Peru

West plays down Iran gesture, sticks to sanctions drive

Poll Finds Americans Pessimistic, Dissatisfied with Washington

US senators approve two billion dollars in aid for Haiti

L.A. Labor Organizers Plan Trip To Arizona To Flaunt Its Immigration Law

N Korea 'severs all ties' with Seoul

(California) Assembly Dems: Let's borrow cash to save welfare

BP: Equipment in place for Gulf 'top kill' try

Bush: Book begins with decision to quit drinking

BP chairman takes on US critics

Spill imperils a distinctive culture: 'There's a sense of doom'

(Waxman) BP probe finds warning signs before explosion

Pawlenty vetoes bill with walleye rule change for Fish Lake

BP faces extra $60bn in legal costs as US loses patience with Gulf clean-up

Congress discusses higher oil tax for Gulf spill cleanup costs

Tylenol recall: Serious side effects investigated

Big Apple’s big game: N.Y. lands ’14 Super Bowl

GOP-linked punk rock ministry says executing gays is ‘moral’

Security increase after Phoenix mayor gets threats

Citizenship-By-Birth Faces Challenges

Salazar: IG drilling findings 'deeply disturbing'

Adm. Thad Allen cedes command of Coast Guard

BP-owned Alaska oil pipeline shut after spill

Global Banks May Need $1.5 Trillion in Capital, Study Says

Allred leading Otter in fundraising so far in 2010(ID)

"the Gulf is dying."

When they say "WWII Response", does that mean interning BP employees at Tule Lake or going Nuclear?

When they say "WWII Response", does that mean interning BP employees at Tule Lake or going Nuclear?

There are 2 alternatives, the party who will only use oil for energy, or the party that at least

There are 2 alternatives, the party who will only use oil for energy, or the party that at least

White House party will fete Jewish culture

Palin: Drill Baby Drill, but blame Obama for the Spill!

Wisconsin: Leinenkugel Endorses Johnson For Feingold's Seat

POLITICO: FBI details surge in death threats against lawmakers

Slowly the GOP realizes it is THEY who are MINOR LEAGUE and that the real Hardball PARTY

Simmons to Drop Out of Senate Race

Consumer confidence up for 3rd straight month

Faux News alter footage of Obama speaking at West Point - removes the applause

Walker returns $43,800 in illegal donations

Has anyone seen the LaRouchie's and their "Impeach Obama" kiosks?

Eugene Robinson: Give Some Answers, Dr. Paul

GOP Conducts Party Message Makeover .... on the Taxpayer's Dime.

House Republicans plan online community (americaspeakingout.com), to find a voice and set the tone

CA-Sen, CA-Gov: Fiorina, Whitman Soar in New SUSA Poll

War on whistle-blowers intensifies

No Country for Straw Men

CNN/ORC Poll: 8/10 Believe Open Homosexuals Should Be Allowed to Serve In Military

Bolshevik, Menshivik, Socialists, Anarchists, social dems

Maybe I've missed a conversation somewhere along the way..

MSNBC: Has the Salahi's on claiming that they had been invited.

Patrick reaches back to decry Obama foes

Never thought I'd see the day a couple on DU would advocate for impeachment...

Finally a conservative Republican who speaks like Obama

32 African Americans running for Congress

Dry Tortugas fishing crew reports haul of tar-coated shrimp, tar balls in net

How Taxpayers Are Bailing Out The GOP Because Michael Steele Is Incompetent

Here!

An old neighbor is coming home for the weekend & Hyde Park is excited

Now the dems are worried about losing subpoena power? Did they ever use it against Bush?

In light of the old MMS scandals what happened a year and a half ago

Food for thought.. Europe is in the tank financially.. if the President had not taken

Yeah...... Relentless Hard Work sometimes Pays Off!

Now people are starting to say Obama is dumb when it comes to finances

Lawmaker: Obama to send 1,200 troops to border

The Biotechnology Industry Organization Applauds Obama Administration

Pat Roberts Wants Obama To Be Less 'Serious', Tells Obama To 'Take A Valium'

Tea party tempest in Idaho primary

I am now very concerned as to how President Obama and the Administration are handling the BP spill.

Third-Place Finisher Now Marshall Campaign Chair

Dayton's pick: Sen. Prettner Solon

Virginia: Rigell's Poll Gives Him Huge Lead

An article I wrote four years ago regarding the dangers of Off Shore Drilling

Dirt campaign, 12 o' clock!

Senate Republican to back repeal of gay ban

Kerry re-introduces his line item veto bill

President Obama to send 1,200 troops to Arizona-Mexico border

Can Reps Diaz-Balart, Brown sue to block Fair Districts amendments

Is Blame Shifting From BP to the Government? Real time camera's to be shut off

Third Time: GOP Blocks Bill to Raise Oil Spill Liability Cap

Squatters

The Oil Spill: What kind of political advice/arguments do you think Obama's advisors are having?

A question about the media critics of the President's response:

Bowing to WH pressure, BP agrees to keep camera rolling during "top kill"

Those that are in the know... There were postings on DU a little more than a month

Obama will be in Louisiana/New Orleans on Friday

Those that are in the know... There were postings on DU a little more than a month

I have got a question about the DADT repeal

Senator criticizes Obama's 'audacity' in using GOP as 'props'

Obama to aide: "Plug the damn hole!"

For Hannity it's whitewater all over again. He has Victoria Toensing on with some other whacko

Lawmaker: Obama to Send 1,200 Troops to Border

I've been posting notices for my Lung Transplant Blog over on GD...

Yes, Mr. President, It Was Your Katrina - Three Weeks Ago. Now it May Be Your Chernobyl

Case won't quit Hawaii race

Case won't quit Hawaii race

"Subpoenas Coming."

Some things about the Gulf Gusher I think we all agree on

TPM: Even CREW Says Sestak's Claim Of Job Offer Is No Scandal

Sen. Scott Brown says too early to repeal ‘’don’t ask’ policy

Flashback: George H.W. Bush presidency politically linked to Exxon Valdez oil spill

"Sestak couldn't have been nominated for secretary of the Navy" (The Timeline Doesn't Work)

"The Biggest Environmental Disaster Happened Under Obama's Watch"

Frustration Mounts As Congress Can't Even Get BP's Liability Cap Raised

MMS Manages To Look Even More Ridiculous

Ex Pennsylvania Sen Rick, The frothy mix, Santorum is planning

Sen. Webb says he'll vote NO on DADT repeal

"DADT repeal on schedule -- Obama's schedule"

Joe Scarborough, in an attempt to continue the meme that Obama broke the law re: Sestak,

Joe Biden's "Illegal" Vice Presidency

Deportation Nightmare: US Citizen Born In Puerto Rico, Detained As Illegal Immigrant

GALLUP: Americans' Acceptance of Gay Relations Crosses 50% Threshold

I hope this Top Kill thing works to stop the BP leak

Krugman: On Blaming Bush

Krugman: On Blaming Bush

CIA unit's wacky idea: Depict Saddam as gay (2003)

Top Senate Democrat wants answers from Sestak on job offer

Petraeus Announces for President After All

Barack Obama is a progressive President

Energy czar: Oil spill worst in U.S. history

Right-wing media attack Obama over Memorial Day plans

"The Senate version of financial regulation hits Wall Street harder than expected"

Evan Bayh Makes Insensitive AIDS Joke

Fishermen Report Illness From BP Chemicals

Change, Nothing’s gonna change til money doesn’t reign, Bottom line.

Rachel and Steven Chu discuss moratorium confusion

Climate Change - Meet the Scientists

Thom Hartmann - Privatized Government Just isn't Working for Obama

W. Virginia Mine Where 29 Perished was 'Ticking Time Bomb' - CBS Reports

Video of ROV in oil spill plume

Jean-Michel Cousteau on BP Oil Disaster: We are All Responsible; Stop Talking, Take Action

Hayworth History Lesson

Fiorina Was For Bailouts Before She Was Against Them

Max Blumenthal covers radical pro-Zionists in NYC

BP Spokesperson for Deepwater Horizon Oil Rig Catastrophe

Is BP's Dividend Safe?

Guanabee: Puerto Rican Man Almost Deported To Mexico

Papantonio: BP Spill - Teabaggers Want Big Government Now

Wow! Fletcher Crossman - State of Shock

Oil spill off Singapore

Patrick Stump (Fall Out Boy) Live Earth ay 2010 DC - Justice Through Music

Where is THIS man? Obama on off-shore drilling in 2008

Wild arm flinging Hayworth: 'In My History' U.S. Didn't Formally Declare War On Nazi Germany (1:19)

Underwater nightmare: ‘What BP does not want you to see.’

Sam Seder- That's Bullshit: We're not Greece

Chomsky vs Buckley

Kucinich: Oily Apocalypse or Green Wave?

Thom Hartmann - Code Pink Gets Naked for Big Oil

Property Rights and Racism

drill baby drill

Voices from the 36th: San Pedro Marcy Winograd.

Big Oil exec threatens to take offshore drilling elsewhere

Papantonio: BP and the 3 Little Pig Document

KO - Scott Brown Is Toast With The Teabaggers

Thom Hartmann - Why are socialist organizations criticizing socialism?!

Judd Gregg, R-NH: Capacity of economic growth is dampened by providing unemployment benefits

Katie Couric Laughs at BP CEO Tony Hayward on LIVE TV regarding oil spill!

Uh-oh, Rep. Steve LaTourette (R-OH) 'Fox News....pinheads and weenies'

Video: Only gays were savage enough for Hitler

TYT: Financial Reform Bill is a Joke -- Economic Collapse Coming

Vaughn Ward Plagiarizes Obama's 2004 DNC Speech

Axelrod: Obama Geithner Have

Whoa - May 25th gulf oil explosion event (with time stamps)

LEAKED RECORDING AT US/CANADA CROSSING

BP CEO "GET EM OUT!" walks on oil covered beach, barks orders to media

BP - Bringing People together (Second City Network)

Rand Paul - Buffoon, Racist or Moron? What's DU's Conclusion?

Help... Need comparison of US drilling safety regs vs international

The Naked Truth About the BP Disaster -- Where There Is Oil, There Is Tragedy

Gulf Oil Spill Leads to 'Mutiny on the Bounty'

'Whale-huggers' restart a crusade they thought they'd won

Why would we want to "disperse" the oil anyway?

'An Edible History of Humanity': How What We Eat Has Changed the World

Rand Paul's Libertarian La-La Land by Eugene Robinson

From Times Square to Jacksonville: When Terrorism Is a Double-Standard

Ignorance is Bliss in Texas

74 House DEMOCRATS send letter to FCC telling them to NOT protect network neutrality

Pressure to save time, money may have contributed to oil disaster

Dodd Prepares to Depart in Triumph

Don't Mess With Texas

Two Theories of Change

BOOK REVIEW: 'Overcoming The Bush Legacy in Iraq and Afghanistan,' By Deepak Tripathi (Ramzy Baroud)

A VERY interesting life, David Ginsburg, Longtime Washington Insider, Dies at 98

Out of Darkness (James Howard Kunstler)

Obama caving on net neutrality?

Oily Obama: Lousy Response to BP Oil Invasion (Joel S. Hirschhorn)

Katrina vanden Heuvel: A flawed strategy and a failed war in Afghanistan

The Minerals Management Service: Skeet Shooting, Pencils And Porn

Larry Summers makes the case for the jobs bill

Help !! Need comparison of US / International Drilling Regs

Collapse, Transition, The Great Turning: Why Words Matter (Carolyn Baker)

BP Abandons Gulf Clean-Up, In Favor of 'Self-Service'

Cuba Travel Ban: Is the End in Sight?

At Harvard, Kagan Aimed Sights Higher.

The Most Ridiculous - And Misspelled - Political Protest Signs

Why Is BP Controlling Louisiana’s Cops? (Washington Independent 5/25)

No Country for Straw Men

Warning: Crash dead ahead. Sell. Get liquid. Now.

Senate Takes Up 'Emergency' War Bill Despite Obama Pledge to End Practice

The video BP doesn't want you to see: Cousteau

Natural Solution Will Break Down Gulf Oil Spill with Oxygen Producing Microbes.

We Need to Dump the Word "Illegal"

Two Stories, One Truth by William Pitt

Anti-Choice Woman-Hating Goes Mainstream

Brown pelicans who lingered in Oregon through the winter released into the wild

Back from the edge: Checkerspot butterflies thrive in new prairie home

Oil spill update - May 24

Drumbeat: May 25, 2010

Science interview: How do marshes and beaches recover from oil spills?

Jack Dingledine: How we helped the Great Lakes Piping Plover to recover

Fighting 'Nature Deficit Disorder': Preschools in Forests Take Root in the US

Inspector General Faults Minerals Management Service

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about the BP Top Kill Attempt

Ford invests $135 million for electric vehicle development at two Michigan sites

Progress!! New Leases Mean That 75% Of Peruvian Amazon Region Now Open For Oil & Gas Drilling

Energy Secretary Steven Chu Discusses Gulf Oil Spill And Energy Policy With Maddow (VIDEO)

Climate Fears Turn to Doubts Among Britons

Victor Valley College to unveil high-efficiency solar project

Video: Philippe Cousteau Jr. dives beneath Gulf’s oily water: ‘This is a nightmare … a nightmare’

Grand Isle - Beach Covered With Oil As Birds Feed In It

Asshat Republican that is Chris Matthews' latest "go to" critic of Obama

Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill: BP's Internal Investigation Shows Warning Signs Abounded Before Explosion

Oz Government Science Advisor Slams "Almost Infantile Debate" About Climate In Mass Media

Tiniest wallaby, Pinocchio frog discovered in Papua's Eden

WTF? BP will turn off live camera during next attempt to plug the pipe

20th-Century warming in Lake Tanganyika is unprecedented

Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future Open Meeting May 25-26

Canada Seeks National Park Status For "Graveyard Of The Atlantic" Sable Island

Entergy says nuclear remains too costly: "the numbers just don't work."

Great Lakes To Get Great Big Wind Turbines

Market Forces!!! Online Betting Site Lets You Bet Whether Gulf Turtle, Fish Species Will Go Extinct

Hermits and Cranks: Lessons from Martin Gardner on Recognizing Pseudoscientists

Making History: White House Says Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill is America's Largest, Ever

Nature Conservancy, Members Discovering Downside To Years Of BP Funding & Publicity - WP

Nuking The Oil Spill !!! ... Holy mother of God....

Nuclear loan guarantees likely to depress recipient's stock value

Gloat-Free Baseball Scores (Monday, May 24)

Reports: Yzerman to be Tampa GM

Do these two situation seem eerily similar??

May 25th, 1935...

Kraft investing in the future

I keep Hearing that New York got the Super Bowl....Is it in Buffalo in 2014?

USMNT first dress rehersal for SA tonight against Czech Republic

Super Bowl enters Ice Age in New York

Anyone else worried about an Orlando comeback?

New York in February....

Only in Philly - Fan Pleads Guilty To Vomiting On Man, Daughter at Baseball Game

Pablo in 4th place in early All star voting..

NFL: two overtime rules for 2010

75 Home Runs Allowed????

Michigan self-imposes sanctions

Panama says sorry for military rule, decades on

Former slaves unite & launch clothing line

Investigation stalls in Colombian journalist’s murder

Venezuela builds railroads; rain and thermo-power help relieve electricity shortage

Workers in Venezuela on alert after Chavez warning

Venezuela's Chavez expects arrest warrant from U.S

PART 1: A Cuban refugee's odyssey to America

Venezuela gets a second phone factory

Brazil launches international TV station for Africa

Just found an interesting, new (to me) news/comment source on Latin America

Venezuelan moms to Hugo Chávez: take care of our jailed sons

Bolivia’s Morales Signs Law That May Oust Elected Opponents

Ahmadinejad Urges Promotion of Iran-Bolivia Ties

UN to apologize for troops on Haitian university campus

FARC forces Peruvian farmers to grow coca

Farmers forced to flee fighting in Buenaventura (FARC terrorists)

Moderator, please delete. I'd like to post this item in another thread. n/t

Paraguayan soldiers to continue hunt for elusive rebels

Monsanto's Poison Pills for Haiti

Conspiracy of Silence? Colombia, the United States and the Massacre at El Salado

Jailed U.S. citizen Berenson may be freed in Peru

UPDATE: Venezuela GDP Fell 5.8% In 1st Quarter - Central Bank

Cuban artist Silvio Rodriguez to play Orlando

Venezuela Orders Pepsi To Take Down Iconic Globe Atop Skyscraper

Cuba Travel Ban: Is the End in Sight?

Haiti's State Phone Company Finally Privatized

AUSTRALIA: Footballer Gets Home Egged For Saying Gays Should Stay In The Closet

Call Rep. Welch about "Don't Ask Don't Tell," scheduled for repeal vote THIS WEEK

Video: Only gays were savage enough for Hitler

Cameras nixed at closing of gay marriage trial

Armed Services chairman opposes DADT repeal plan

Gay former Marine walks over 200 miles to ask Sen. Webb (D-VA) to support DADT repeal

Advocate: View From Washington: The DADT Deal

Alaska soldier ordered to remove anti-gay Facebook video

everything with this administration has to be a goddamn compromise....

Report: Nuclear forum to ignore Iran, urge Israel to sign NPT

Today in Labor History May 25 The notorious 11-month Remington Rand strike begins & more

Striking Shaw’s warehouse workers began a 60 mile march

Economic Report: Non-Union Workers More Likely To Have Pensions Frozen (corrected)

Mott’s Juice Plant Strike: Profitable Company Wants Wage Cut, End Of Pensions For New Hires

Weekly Workers’ Round-up: Steelworkers Protest Calderon, Mineworkers Protest Massey

Hezbollah says it will hit Israel ships in new war

Virginia governor gives NRA monopoly on teaching gun safety to kids..

Three shot to death in South Shore ambush.

Gov. Bob McDonnell Brings The NRA Into Virginia Elementary School Classrooms

Texas Democrats: Gun Owners Caucus meeting on Friday, June 25 in Corpus Christi

Shoot 'em in the arm

I am now convinced Richard Daley is honestly, mentally ill.

If 10-20 million gun owners decided to each build a machine gun

Texas Gov. Perry Honored With Coyote Special by Ruger

Any word on when McDonald decision will be issued?

I have an old Canon EOS A2E 35mm camera with a 50mm lens that I no longer use....

A downy woodpecker living up to his name

Watchful mom

The world, as seen through the eyes of my child.

Sage Bionetworks in Seattle is hiring

Synthetic life patents 'damaging'

Heart and Soul (space pic)

WISE Makes Progress on its Space Rock Catalog

Titan and Rings

Heart and Soul nebula from NASA's WISE..

Comet's Collision with the Sun Captured in 3-D

Soil Bacteria Might Increase Learning (X-post from GD)

Students in India build solar-powered helmet

The Math Behind the Physics Behind the Universe

Looking Back Across Mars ....photo

Will the Sun Enter a Million-Degree Cloud of Interstellar Gas?

Tracking the Ancestry of Corn Back 9,000 Years

My 999 th post

Rescued baby hummingbird

Wilkinson: Overcoming Heaviness, Depression, and Fear As We Navigate Life Changes

Question for Rick

Everybody watch the "fedupness", breakthroughs, revolutions, etc

Tea Party Supports Teachers Accused of Sprinkling Atheist

Many Faiths, One Truth (good read)

Researchers alarmed at bacteria in Canadian bottled water

Taking Pains to Take Care, Both Now and Then

Eurozone crisis is self-inflicted

Texas Judge caps Transocean's liability at $27million

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