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Archives: June 13, 2010

Should the pelicans in the Gulf of Mexico "recognize" BP?

Strong earthquake shakes northern Japan

Strong earthquake shakes northern Japan

President Two Bulls’ Statement on Incident in Wounded Knee on May 1st, 2010

When can a OP-ED mentioning Glee, Rush Limbaugh & Elton John be meaningful?

Could BP Oil Disaster Threaten Gulf Nuclear Power Plants?

Could BP Oil Disaster Threaten Gulf Nuclear Power Plants?

Corporate power grabs on the California ballot: What do we learn?

Pakistani intelligence agents 'funding and training Afghan Taliban'

As Afghan Fighting Expands, U.S. Medics Plunge In

Tea Party mindset overtakes Flushing Township board

Papers show Kagan is not "a dangerous leftist" and that "she is nothing of the kind"

This week's charter school fraud: california operators use public $ to pay their personal bills

Why do they call the gulf problem an "oil spill" the Valdez was an oil spill

Balls and Strikes and the Roberts Court (We're called out . "Juuuuuuuuuuust a bit outside ")

U.S. Military Intelligence Puts Focus on Afghan Graft

Lawmakers want fewer contractors doing training

Japan Itokawa asteroid mission set for re-entry

Vietnam, US still in conflict over Agent Orange burden

Have some fear

Whoever Game Me The Donor Star, Thank You

Whoever Game Me The Donor Star, Thank You

To my friends in GD:

On the subject of "being rescued" (and the cost involved)

Republicans didn't like the clause in the stimulus bill requiring American products be used

Why doesn't Anderson Cooper ever ask for a Halliburton spokesman to come on his show?

Goal to Eliminate Child Labor Running out of Steam

(At least $1.4 billion dollars) Amphib San Diego to be christened Saturday

Duh..... I just noticed I have a donor star.

Bobby Jindal blasts Obama over continued drilling moratorium but offers no real solutions

Army Closes Flashy (video game) Recruitment Center

Thank you SO VERY much, mods.

What will the president say

The Oil Drum: The Science of the Marshes, Belief Systems Changing?, and more...

The Oil Drum: The Science of the Marshes, Belief Systems Changing?, and more...

Need a Job? Pat Roberts Intelligence Scholars Program - (PRISP)

Immigration law's broad wording has legal residents worried

More Than Half the Members of the GOP’s ‘Young Guns’ Program Are Eligible for AARP Membership

JLTV prototypes roll out on Army testing sites

What really gets you the most about "Boo Hoo Bobby" Jindal?

The New York Times gets it right on Arkansas - FDL

Portland Police Provocation at Anarchist Coffee Shop

If a foreign owned company is located in the USA and has nothing but American workers

Father and son team of good ole boys celebrate Blackhawks win in the slammer

who would a Sub Sea-Offshore Oil Rig engineer contact ? Anyone "know people"?

PROJECT DELIVERANCE

Memo To Deficit Hawks: Here's $1 Trillion To Cut -- From The Pentagon - Dan Froomkin/HuffPo

Facebook enlightenment requested. "Why hasn't Obama done anything to get this cleaned up"

Did you see Louis Black tonight on Comedy Central? He's

NY Times - "Obama Plans to Force BP’s Hand on Oil Spill Fund"

Obama to address nation Tuesday night on oil spill

USA "Got Punk'd"-Good Cop/Bad Cop Are On The Same Fucking Team

400 barrel Oil Spill in Salt Lake City

Freeper GOLD (thread on iceland legalizing gay marriage)

Kandahar Strategy Draws Criticism (From UN)

Coast Guard Gives BP 48 Hrs On Containiment - Or Else What?......

"Education by Chance" Review of "The Lottery." NYT review points out one-sided view.

Aust. Geographic Pics of the Year

Code Pink pics re: Oil spill protest ( very clever ones)

Simmons (BP bankrupt in a month, another leak 5 miles away) Goes LONG (!) BP

Question: What Kinds Of Threads/Posts ARE Helpful To Our Community ???

I am an Obama cheerleader and damn proud of it.

Newsweek - Carly Fiorina - "HP Scandal: The Boss Who Spied on Her Board"

Newsweek - Carly Fiorina - "HP Scandal: The Boss Who Spied on Her Board"

So, will "make it right" be the new "don't mess with TX" as advertising slogan?!1

Jail Just One

Sorry to offend Louisiana, but

Australian Oil Well Blowout Foreshadowed Gulf Disaster - NOLA.com

A Search for Survivors in Arkansas (a slideshow of the area and the damage)

Dear Tea Party

Dear Tea Party

Roger Ebert on Saul Alinsky, teabaggers

Has anyone ever uttered a more obscene phrase than "Too big to fail"?

Has anyone ever uttered a more obscene phrase than "Too big to fail"?

Finally they are going to ban those Stupid Horns at World Cup

Tony Montana and Tony Hayward

Crist, Barbour collide on deepwater drilling freeze

Sunday rolls over, sits, pants, and begs (us to CAPTION Head Wreck at the history board!!!),

How a BOP could be designed to work all by itself.

Stephen Kinzer and Bob McChesney discuss "RESET: Iran, Turkey and America's Future" - live @ 2pm EDT

NOLA: "Jindal says Obama still doesn't get moratorium's economic impact"

Dilbert and Dogbert:

US Senate set to vote on 3 Obama judicial nominees Tuesday

Anyone else sick of right wing self-fulfilling prophecies?

Belief Systems at a Turning Point

nytimes: The President's Moment

nytimes: The President's Moment

Barbour and Jindal are creating a strawman about the

President Obama to demand BP escrow account

Sec. Robert Reich on "This Week": Put BP Under Receivership! (ie kick ass by seizing assets!)

Twisted humor- but I'm still laughing

Twisted humor- but I'm still laughing

Cricket gives OZ fan advantage here

Hello, I'm Mr. "X", computer hacker. I paid Mr. Greene to enter the election process

Axelrod Questions Legitimacy of SC Candidate

Peru's minorities battle racism

SC Senate Nominee Alvin Greene Received More Votes Than Were Actually Cast

Family Counts Cards Sent To Boy, 7, Thanks Community

Make these standard issue on all vehicles, force the automakers to

Mother Jones - "Nevada Tea Partier's Memory Hole" Re Harry Reid's GOP Opponent Sharron Angle

One of the most truly frightening photographs I have seen in my life

Ixtoc: The Gulf's other massive oil spill no longer apparent

What is it with teabaggers constantly bringing up Rule #5 of Alinsky's Rules for Radicals?

Merely Human? That’s So Yesterday

Man gets 90 lashes, 4 years in prison - for kissing woman in mall

"the worst things you can think of"

Are any politicians with power pushing publicly financed elections?

Is The Gulf Oil Disaster Compromising Our Reproductive Health?

Should women sign up for the military draft at 18?

Orange lying bastard!

MSNBC's strange re-broadcasting schedule

Gusher in the Gulf: What's the worst that could happen?

In District's Ward 8, economic recovery is a world away

Yet another right-wing "good Christian."

Following the Gaza Attack, Swedish Dockworkers Decide to Block Israeli Ships

VICTORY! Peace Groups Permanently Shut Down Army Experience Center in Philadelphia

BP in Colombia A History of Abuses There and Elsewhere

BP's big greasy box...

Is the "clumsiness" of Green (SC) a preparation for the 2010 elections

I believe that the Gulf Environmental Catastrophe is going to be a climate changing event

Do You Agree With What Helen Thomas Said?

Bonnaroo Festival just started Sunday's live stream..

tropical storm may be forming..

Honda workers in China are unionized. The ones in the US are not

Honda workers in China are unionized. The ones in the US are not

Fifty-four years later, an 'angel' reconnects with the baby she saved

Faux claimed BP donated $750M to OBAMA's campaign. It was $70K from BP employees

Interesting Footage of a Soviet Nuke Plugging a Leaking Gas Well

"Call me Ishmael" - 'The Ahab Parallax'

It's God's Will that Man destroys all animal life!

]BP board to discuss dividends on Monday

Niles woman shoots self to get medical attention, says nothing got accomplished - video

The Wall Street Casino bets against Big Oil

We need a Will Rogers to establish policy for stopping the oil flow from BP’s well.

Hey Sarah, just be sure you recall what all the big mouths always say: No criticizing the president

Refrigerator sized BP oil container from Deep Water Horizon washes up onto Panama City Beach

This is a great painting

Pakistan spy agency controls the Taliban and plans attacks

Fiorina seeks to shift focus away from Barbara Boxer's hair

Obama: Gulf spill 'echoes 9/11' (This Story Is Bullshit!)

The real time video of the leaking oil changes everything.

a DAILY Harper's Index of the oil disaster - FL Dept of Environment Daily Status Reports

a DAILY Harper's Index of the oil disaster - FL Dept of Environment Daily Status Reports

a DAILY Harper's Index of the oil disaster - FL Dept of Environment Daily Status Reports

Union Deaths Rise Around World, as Recession Heightens Attacks on Labor Rights

Obama wants BP to establish spill escrow account

Dow Chemical Plant leak contained at this time

The answer to the question

He was one of the people down on the floor of the House chanting 'Drill, Baby, Drill!' in 2008

Hispanics abandon "hostile" Arizona, fleeing economy, immigration law

From what I've seen---the oil companies own Texas

Why is "oil leaking from the seafloor" such a big deal? Help me to understand, please.

Congressmen/women of our days are not following George Washington's advice

Kyrgyz mobs burn villages, slaughter Uzbeks

Kyrgyz mobs burn villages, slaughter Uzbeks

Obama Plans Speech, Victims Fund For Gulf-Readying Aid Packages For Region

Oil Spills, Ecology, and the Food Chain

Mike Turner (R-OH3) is a Congressional Seat That We CAN Win Back!

How will the oil in and under the water affect water temperature re: hurricane formation & strength

Coincidence ????

Vic Rawl Campaign Promises "Lots of News Tomorrow," on Alvin Greene

Oops, I meant to write something really profound for my 7000th post

Something To Keep An Eye On...

So I talked to a family friend tonight, who was a victim of a con man....

Obama Warns Of 'Massive Layoffs Of Teachers, Police, And Firefighters'

Pierce Brosnan films PSA reminding President Obama about his campaign promise to protect marine life

We need the Corporation for Independent Citizens

Heads up DU, big news on the KY Senate race

Massive cleanup effort underway after oil leak in Red Butte Canyon

A simple, no-cost way to stop the tsunami of foreclosures that are undermining the economy:

van der Sloot: "I would have to describe myself as a snake, and one day I will be a lion"

Driving a Wedge Between Republicans and Big Oil

Political fundraising tool taps social networks

will anti-British sentiment get out of control?

A Guide to BP "Brands" if you want to boycott them

Where is Bill O'Reilly's toadlet Jesse Watters?

Vets Hooked by Over Prescribed Meds

Rex Duncan, R-OK, on "pre-emptive strike" against "growing threat" from less than 1% of OK Muslims

Need A Laugh? Ginger Does Chinese Takeout -Then On to Wine Tasting

History of BP Includes Role in 1953 Iran Coup After Nationalization of Oil

Panel says candidate Paul not board certified

EEUWWWWWWW! Saint Sarah

We met some people at the beach today, they were all strangers

"Political Will"

New York Times reports this weekend about marriage fraud and immigration

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz kicked Carly Fiorina's ass on Meet The Press today

A $10,400 starter check should trigger anti-money laundering investigation

"BECAUSE TO THEM IT'S NOT A PROBLEM!" [shouts]

I admit to not having been a follower of politifact before they started fact checking This Week

Help. Family member's unemployment stopped and her husband

Israel forced to defend 'Mossad spy' arrested in Poland

In bold move, Colorado alters teacher tenure rules

What the hell is wrong with Barbara Boxer's hair? All this

Isn't the earth that we leave to our children more important than the short

Yuma Mayor bashes gays, compares self to George Washington

Why the United States Still Can't Get BP to Do What's Necessary

Idea to close the BP well: 'Plugging it with a string of cement-filled casing pipes'

Fiorina won't apologize to Boxer because it's "a very serious election year about serious issues"

Graduation Day

Is it possible for hurricanes to lift the oil and drop it Inland?

HAve we heard about the Native American point of view on the new AZ "your papers please" law?

Texas GOP Passes Immigration Plank Similar to Arizona Law

WARNING: Reading this NYT article could make you "stupid"

Ever Wanted To Be A Fly On The Wall In Washington D.C. ??? -Well Here Ya Go !!!

Just returned from S. Africa

Kyrgyz violence: Kyrgyzstan struggles to quell ethnic massacres

Do you think that obesity is a problem in the USA?

Right wing zombie talking point: Eliminate social programs and private charities will replace them!

In Humor there is truth

Kagan would have to recuse in many cases.

Kagan would have to recuse in many cases.

GOP Candidate for AZ-GOV Wants 'Tent Cities' For Illegal Immigrants Convicted of Other Crimes

Big fucking blob of oil...

Why are people "worried" about the dollar? It seems pretty strong

Pets suffer from the oil spill too

I've got to crow - might as well crow here (I hope it doesn't jinx things)!

In regards to Alvin Greene.

18th Century Foxx

BP ‘Mechanical Difficulties’ Led To Usage Of Subsea Dispersants Twice The EPA Limit

Raising and Dealing with the post-Baby Boom

Do you view DU as a community?

"There is no job that is an America's God given right anymore" Carly Fiorina, 2004

Prediction: expect a lot more Alvin Greene style candidates

What in the devil is Carville talking about??

60 minutes - NOW I'm scared...

This weekend at Ala beach ( pic)

SC primary - - In 25 precincts, Greene received more votes than were actually cast

SC primary - - In 25 precincts, Greene received more votes than were actually cast

SC primary - - In 25 precincts, Greene received more votes than were actually cast

A Beautiful Letter to Obama from The National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S.A.

"In search of Lithium: The battle for the 3rd element" - Is Afganistan The New Bolivia?

David Boies: Prop 8 Trial Establishes as “Matter of Fact” that Marriage Equality Doesn’t...

WSJ - "Documents Show BP Opposed New, Stricter Safety Rules" Proposed By Obama Administration

Uprising in Arkansas?

Poll - should BP be put into receivership?

Curiouser and Curiouser! SC Senate Nominee Alvin Greene Received More Votes Than Were Actually Cast

You know how Newt Gingrich is all worried about all the babyboomers getting Alzheimer's?

Dan Zarelli started a 'Support BP Facebook' page

Do children in poverty even show up on the radar?

Protesters swarm Arco station in S.F.

Are you generally happy about things?

Robert Reich proposes temporary receivership for BP-America! Says we should go beyond escrow

For those of us who are mourning tonight our Gulf and our planet.

Here's three of the reasons why Nazism continues to haunt our political discourse

Robert Reich: Why the US Can't Get BP to Do What's Necessary:

The Ugliest Conservative Republicans

Genetically and vocally distinct population of sperm Whales in Northern Gulf

I never see Sunday Morning talking head threads anymore - MTP, etc.

I never see Sunday Morning talking head threads anymore - MTP, etc.

Pennsylvania, Under siege by Marcellus marauders!

Two mums better than dad (Amazing longitudinal study) -not going to make the fundies happy

Is there a Global War between Financial Theocracy and Democracy?

Another "What Are Your Politics" poll. You've just been elected to Congress....

The Hole of Death - FDL

BP relief well draws fears: Experts say effort faces similiar risks that caused original blow out

Scientists discover only immortal animal on earth

Joran van der Sloot Fears for His Life in Peruvian Prison

Alvin Greene to WAPO investigative reporter: "Can I get paid for this interview"?

If a Cat 5 crosses over Florida after FL is surrounded with oil slicks/plumes....

If a Cat 5 crosses over Florida after FL is surrounded with oil slicks/plumes....

Stupak threat charges shock neighbors

The continued leaking should tell you BP has no idea how to stop it

I don't get it... An old high school friend was a welfare recipient in his childhood

Newest post on my Lung Transplant Blog....

You know there are people who are going to get rich off of this oil spill

Why did 11% of African-Americans support a pro-Apartheid ticket in 2004?

DU just kills me, in the best way.

A family was foreclosed upon using this Document filed in court.

Something about conspiracies

Great anti-BP artwork

So I'm hare-brained & prone to conspiracies when I said that Corexit is part of BP's legal strategy?

Total stress relief. Cygnets with their Mom.

Today's Fareed Zakaria monologue"Have we all gone crazy". Not you - I mean the Media." Watch Video

Officials under Jindal's authority help BP block media access

Hall and Oates On Arizona Law: I Can't Go For That

Isurgents apparently turning up the heat during Gulf Desaster

Why would you want republicans voting in the democratic primary?

Rep. Michele Bachmann Tied To Christian Band That Calls For Gays To Be Executed

Interesting facts that need confirmation

Why Is Dick Cheney Silent on the Oil Spill?

Today, if you have a roof above, food to eat, a job to go to, & health coverage, you live in luxury

I find it scary that Rick Scott is leading the gubernatorial race in Florida.

Country singer and entrepreneur Jimmy Dean dead at 81

How’d we miss this one? Limbaugh compares O’Reilly to Ted Baxter

Palin lines up trip to the UK and a visit with Lady Thatcher...

Exclusive: Portrait of the last board meeting at BP captured in oil !!

Could it work? A simple solution to the clash of civilizations...

(HuffPo) Anti-BP Art: The Best Visual Jabs To Come From The Oil Spill (PICTURES)

Thinking about the gob of Crude that Rachel Maddow took out of the Gulf

Gas prices-they were going up till the "spill"-now are low...price fix because of the Gulf tragedy?

God should be pissed off at everybody

"Election Reform" is NOT all that important

BREAKING NEWS: U.S. Discovers Nearly $1 Trillion in Afghan Mineral Deposits

WTF - isn't it kind of early for a tropical depression off Africa

Despite what some may think, I have dreams. And I get tired of hearing I don't.

Millions of men over 45 men just don't feel like they use to...

Bare and Unbalanced. Please come CAPTION Faux and Fiends!!!

"For this is the largest case of cruelty to animals in US history." (oil distaster)

Pharmaceutical company facts

Colorado rafting guide arrested after girl's rescue

Former Ocean Liner/Cruise Ship SS Independence wrecked off Alang, India...

Dick Cheney's Role in All of This

Pentagon Manhunt - DoD Trying To Locate Wikileaks Founder

Deer In My Front Yard This Morning

A Reminder From The Unions... 'Which Side Are You On?'

A Reminder From The Unions... 'Which Side Are You On?'

If you join the national guard, then should you risk being forced to fight on foreign territory?

Shouldn't a College Degree Keep You Out of Poverty?

BAD NEWS from Bayou Barataraia (helicopters at night)

I am encouraged that feminism is being strongly supported here on DU.

fuck it -- i'm coming out.

The world as crack house

Singer, sausage businessman Jimmy Dean dies at 81

The Rand Corporation, Ayn Rand and Rand Paul...

"The Courage To Leave" by Bob Herbert

"You can discover what your enemy fears most by observing the means he uses to frighten you."

'It looks like death' -- Two divers swim into oil spill

The Civil War Brewing Among Democrats

The Civil War Brewing Among Democrats

Bush daughter: ‘Health care should be a right for everyone’

Oil coming out of seafloor

Can the world kindly get off my back?

Wow, Robert Klein still has it. HBO special tonight is fantastic!

Diggin on Dollhouse Betties, San Francisco

Just saw Iron Man 2 Imax. I'm deaf but happy. (Tiny spoiler)

(posting after midnight) --VIDEO David Bowie and Cher.... medley

What should I do with the second half of this pint of Mint Chocolate Cookie?

A great Sunday morning earworm!

zooop!

I'm off to work

Whoever Game Me The Donor Star, Thank You

I find Rahm Emanuel to be very easy on the eyes and yet,

Duh..... I just noticed I have a donor star.

Spoon - The Way We Get By

Break out, sunshine, break out. Three days of rain is enough. This ain't Seattle

Anybody familiar with Laura Nyro? From them old days

What is the best way to find posts from one spec. poster?

40 years ago yesterday Doc Ellis threw his acid no-no - LOL video

a bee in the car on the highway is a most uncomfortable situation

A few pictures from the garden this morning

AMAZING photo of Earth in its current state of transition by the Hubble telescope!!!

Sometimes failbook stupidity is funny...

Things that are four-inches long

Live Bonnaroo Feed on YouTube!!

Do People Take What You Say Too Literally?

DU SONG OF THE DAY

Talk Nerdy to me....

Wings and Wheels next Sunday!

Australia vs Germany World Cup....

Could we hear some rock now please?

Had a boring time yesterday.

I think I may have discovered a secret to getting over a cold.

Ozzy Osbourne - "No More Tears" Live in Philadelphia 1996

Sex Pistols - "New York," Live in Sweden 1977

You may not always agree with me, but you know where I sit

Basketball Fightstarter Poll: Red vs. Phil

I had an erotic dream about Judah Friedlander

Yay, the groundhogs are back!

OMG TRUE BLOOD TONIGHT!!!

GORN 4

You may not always agree with me, but you know where I stand

"BOB!" doesn't ALWAYS mean Zimmerman...Husker Du, "Ice Cold Ice" live @ Pinkpop Festival 6/08/87

What the hell is it with Elton John nowadays?

I Finally Found A Place

It's pissing like hell here. Should I still go to the ballgame?

New Book Reading

Do you look for trouble?

A Toast To CaliforniaPeggy, To 45 More Years Of Happiness

My vuvuzela hurts.

Do you look for tribbles?

This is my favorite Country song

Cats Are NOT Maintenance Free Pets

I'm taking a break from DU.

Favorite heatwave activity

Showtunes! (The Tonys) Some of the biggest names can't sing

What Were the Real Motives of the Man Who Missed George W. Bush?

Had a great time at the astronomical event in PA.

Newest post on my Lung Transplant Blog....

Best method for cleaning smoke off the fireplace?

Geek Lust (CAUTION: Oh, relax!!! It's Geek Love)

Which one would you rather sit down and have a beer with?

Ok guys, how many of you have had a pulled groin muscle?

Be back later.

I never have needed subtitles for english until I heard the Scottish guy calling the Germany game

FREE THE GORN!!

I guess some drivers will do anything to avoid paying tolls

patience with children...

Hoverkitty's joy is short-lived.

This is really, REALLY sweet.

This is really, REALLY sweet. (2)

If someone says they are in the phonebook, look them up...

Bad day at Kandahar. Harrier jet hard landing and ejection.

Goodbye Little Orphan Annie

So now I really want to go see An American Idiot...

My judgmental little prick of a cousin in law...

A Little Green Rosetta

OOOHHH MMMYYY GGGAAAWWWDDD!!!! True Blood RAWKS!! (spoilers)

Vuvuzelas may be banned at Cup matches

You know if you eliminated the sucky romance story line from the movie "Pearl Harbor"

My little female cat just chased off a raccoon who was at the window. I'm so proud.

For all of you who may have missed it... here it is, courtesy of A-Schwarzenegger: OSCAR has risen!

Any experience with juicers/extractors?

Anyone have any experience with the "Hunza Diet"?

I can't enjoy the kitty threads since I lost Barney

Was my dad right on this dispute? Here's the story..

Catherine Zeta Jones?????? Gimme a break ...... PLEEEEEZE!

Which trees have you climbed?

Well, I'm back. So there it is.

Being in the majority opinion on an issue does not make you right

Which actor has been getting by too long by playing with themselves in every movie.

After 23 days, 6 blood transfusions, 10 doctors...

Another ancestry topic

The Enneagram Personality Test

Name your favorite thing from the 70s that you wish would come back.

I am trying to de-clutter my living space

I just found out my uncle died yesterday.

Who Is Watching Tony Awards Tonight?

Child labor increases in Panama, despite public policies

Saudi Arabia: We will NOT give Israel air corridor for Iran strike

Corporate power grabs on the California ballot: What do we learn?

BP hires company to handle oil spill claims whose goal is "reducing payouts" for clients

U.S. Military Intelligence Puts Focus on Afghan Graft

UN urges Colombian gov't to protect judge issued landmark ruling

Poland arrests alleged Mossad agent

Israel ministers want Poland 'agent' sent home

Obama wants BP to establish spill escrow account

Obama wants BP to establish spill escrow account

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Tidy Whities Edition

Joran van der Sloot Fears for His Life in Peruvian Prison

Democrats Slam Boehner, GOP for Position on BP Oil Spill Liability

Obama wants BP to set up escrow account for claims

Sensors to calculate oil flow rate deployed

Senators call on BP to set up $20B special account

Singer, sausage businessman Jimmy Dean dies at 81

Germany 'to abolish mandatory military service'

As businesses collapse, claimants still waiting for checks from BP

As oil washes ashore, property managers sharply cut condo rents

Former Merrill Asia Investment-Bank Chief Chunilal Sues Over Reduced Bonus

Gettelfinger: Organizing unions a basic right

President Obama to Address Nation This Week on Oil Spill

Beaches turn black in Baldwin County (AL) as oily waves roll in

Pakistan Intelligence 'On Taliban's Side'

After delays, U.S. begins to tap foreign aid for gulf oil spill

Uzbekistan: 75,000 Uzbeks flee riots in Kyrgyzstan

Flemish Separatists Win in Belgium

Obama wants BP to set up escrow account for claims (AP)

Clyburn: 'Elephant dung' all over S.C. Dem primaries

President Obama Plans to Force BP’s Hand on Oil Spill Fund

Best comedy video for a long time, Coffee Spill

Carl Hiaasen: Now You Don't Trust BP, But It's Too Late

Axelrod: POTUS Will Address the Nation Tuesday Night.

The President’s Moment

Taxpayers likely to lose $132 billion from AIG bailout via TARP

Gulf oil spill: Senate Democrats call on BP to set aside $20 billion

Another oil spill...

The Alien in the White House

WTF?? BP Support Group Facebook

Now I have seen it all

Getting the Best of Both Bills: FinReg Conference

Maureen Dowd's new Obama-bashing piece:

Carville

Barbara Bush (the daughter) "glad" health care reform passed

Please sign the petition: Solar on the White House

Obama Needs To Use The Speech To Make The Case For A New Energy Policy! F*** The Chamber of Comm.!

Believe it or not, the president does have other responsibilities than just the oil spill

Rice attacks NYT, defends war effort, on Fox News

Pressure on Boehner pays off?

Zakaria to media: Oil spill isn’t about Obama’s emotions

Why haven't they called for volunteers to help in the gulf clean-up?

How Would Bush Have Handled The Gulf Catastrophe Differently?

Obama's Afghanistan Strategy: The News is Bad

KY-Sen: Rand Paul inaccurately claiming to be board certified

Axelrod: GOP has 'contributed nothing'

Axelrod: President Obama to address the world in primetime Tuesday night on the Gulf

A Sand Trap in the Gulf

"this should be a no-brainer"

Miami Herald: How Obama decided to expand offshore oil drilling

At least 10 Presidents better on environment than Obama

At least 10 Presidents better on environment than Obama

President Obama and the environment: A Breath of Fresh Air

Obama and GOP bicker over doctors' Medicare pay, new stimulus

Why do people keep demanding the President speak, and then ignore when he does?

Wait, Did the Stimulus Work?

Protecting the Obama brand

Oh no..I forget Sasha's birthday last Thursday

The War in Afghanistan May Have Just Changed Their Economy Forever (for the good.)

U.S. Discovers Vast Riches of Minerals in Afghanistan

Based on how you feel now, will you provide more or less Time and Money to Obama in 2012?

So will all of you who say you're gonna sit out the '12 election/vote 3rd party REALLY OK with Pres.

2010: Democrats

Naomi Klein (Jewish) Speaks Out Against Israeli Flotilla Attack in Canada

Free Iran! June 12 Rally to Mark Fraudulent 2009 Elections - Justice Through Music

The Illuminati Control You

Papantonio: BP, The Takeover Target

Hospitals Block Nurses from Returning to Work

Can DU Do This?

Daniel Ellsberg fears a US hit on Wikileaks founder Julian Assange - Dylan Ratigan Show

Young Turks: Hateful Homophobic AZ Mayor Compares Himself To George Washington & Abraham Lincoln!

Paul On Mountaintop Removal: ‘I Don’t Think Anyone’s Going To Be Missing A Hill Or Two Here & There'

Vanguard: Missionaries of Hate

Howard Dean zu Gast in Graz

Don Lemon Interviews Alvin Greene: "One Of The Most Bizarre Interviews I've Ever Conducted"

16 Year-Old Refutes Screaming Conservative's Bullshit On Immigration

Barbara Bush: 'Glad Health Care Bill Passed... is A Right For Everyone'

There's A Cat On The Stairs (Political Spot)

How Washington D.C. Really Works - The Young Turks: TYT Hour - June 10th, 2010

Border Agent Shooting Mexican Kid Video

Afghanistan: the march of folly

Sebelius stumps for anti- childhood obesity plan..Yahoo Health News

Two Men and Two Paths

Oil spill disaster: The guilty parties

The state of lithium

After six years the OLC still does not have a confirmed leader.

Democratic Struggle in South Carolina

What future for US-backed Plan Colombia?

Book review: John Amato's and David Neiwert's "Over the Cliff"

Guardian UK: The BP oil spill's cruel toll of wildlife

Greg Sargent:Pressure on Boehner pays off?

Edward Wasserman: Why media making Obama the fall guy?

Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, Philip Alston*

MMS Deepwater Lease Sales to BP and Other Companies Continue

"We Are at the Crossroads": Yannick Etienne on Sweatshops as Development Model

For those of us who pine for justice to amend warranties wire tapping's, read this:

Turkey's Choices: The Ankara Government’s Decision To Cozy Up To Iran’s Renegade Regime Is Troubling

The Manning-churian candidate (Alvin Greene)

Dawn Johnsen on the Appointments Dilemma

Independent UK: How can America's 'War on Drugs' succeed if their Prohibition laws failed?

10 Things That Terrify Right-Wingers

Taking on Tenure

Wind turbines set out to conquer Sweden's great north

The Oil Drum: The Science of the Marshes, Belief Systems Changing?, and more...

Vince Young prime suspect in Dallas assault...

Mike Thompson's World Cup toon in today's Detroit Free Press

Algeria fan flies his flag high

Dan Beebe making last ditch effort to save the Big 12.

Conflicting reports on Texas A&M

Cubs-White Sox game, HOLY HELL!!!!!

Serbia-Ghana

Germany-Australia

Slovenia-Algeria

Frogs march to Omaha!

3-2

Child labor increases in Panama, despite public policies

Child labor increases in Panama, despite public policies

UN urges Colombian gov't to protect judge issued landmark ruling

What future for US-backed Plan Colombia?

Cuban cooperation helps reduce illiteracy in Panama

Colombian soldiers free long-held rebel hostages

23 personas murieron de forma violenta el fin de semana (23 killed this weekend)

"We Are at the Crossroads": Yannick Etienne on Sweatshops as Development Model

Building Socialism from Below: The Role of the Communes in Venezuela

Thousands participate in Tel Aviv gay pride parade

Does Anyone Know If New Mexico...

Website lists name and address' of NY pistol permit hilders.

New York Microstamping bill ...

Attempt At A Civil Discussion

Today in Labor History June 13 Several thousand peasants marched, American Railway Union founded

Where labor went wrong

'American Idol' Ringtone: Sue, Sue, Sue Me

Govt. Tear Gas Evicts Mexican Miners After Three-Year Strike

Young Workers Summit: NFL Players Call for Union Solidarity

How Do We Win Strikes Again?

WALMART: THE FACE OF GLOBAL GREED

Unionists, Environmentalists, Progressives Need to Take Over Democratic Party

Sunday Morning - and there are only three more spots in the contest.

Lovely day for a walk...and we have a new batch of duck eggs

Following the Gaza Attack, Swedish Dockworkers Decide to Block Israeli Ships

NASA Releases First-Ever High-Def Footage Of Shuttle Ice Team

Israel ministers want Poland 'agent' sent home

Israel forced to defend 'Mossad spy' arrested in Poland

Naomi Klein (Jewish) Speaks Out Against Israeli Flotilla Attack in Canada

Italian flotilla journalist: My credit card was used after IDF confiscated it

If true, this will not end well: Spider III Pro Arctic Wickedlaser

Plants "call you" when they are thirsty

Japanese space probe Hayabusa makes history

Guilty Until Proven Guilty

Why don't more scientists get involved in politics?

I must say that I'm rather surprised by this: maybe there IS hope for humanity.

New user name, hi to Rick, and info on new site?

Quincy, MA Priest Accused Of Sexual Abuse

New Vatican campaign to clamp down on 'liberal opinion'

The horrors of the fundie mindset.

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome vs Lipoic Acid

Scientists take first big steps in growing working livers

a vaccine that's going unused

New Hips Gone Awry Expose U.S. Kickbacks in Doctors’ Conflicts

The lunatics are back in charge of the economy and they want cuts, cuts, cuts

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