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Archives: June 14, 2010

'So That Everyone Can Eat, Produce It Here' -Food Sovereignty and Land Reform in Haiti.

The myth of the U.S. troop surge in Iraq (ethnic cleansing = "collateral damage")

Bitter Debate over Immigration at U.S.-Mexico Meeting

Political fundraising tool taps social networks

Jimmy Dean Dies at The Age of 81

It's the lies and cover-ups. It is problematic. South Korea - North Korea

NY Times - "Republicans Try Anti-Global Warming Themes Against Sen. Boxer and Other Democrats"

NY Times - "Republicans Try Anti-Global Warming Themes Against Sen. Boxer and Other Democrats"

Just curious...if 2nd Amendment purists are true purists, then how come...

Rand Paul lies about being board certified

Google screws Scroogle

Disneyland workers go on solidarity strike for fired shop steward

Obituary for an Old Friend (from Financial Times)

U.S. adopts reintegration strategy to subdue Afghan insurgency

Military fails on brain-test follow-ups

Report: MultiCam costs more than ACU

A ‘Prophecy’ Worth Watching - Chris Hedges

Iraq's thirst for fresh water grows

Chastised Bonehead claims he ’said from beginning’ he wants BP to pay for spill

If the teabaggers siphon off 20-25% of the GOP vote come November and

If the teabaggers siphon off 20-25% of the GOP vote come November and

If the teabaggers siphon off 20-25% of the GOP vote come November and

The Navy is pissing and moaning about old ships again

False Advertising About the Iraq Surge

McChrystal Faces "Iraq 2006 Moment" in Coming Months

McChrystal Faces "Iraq 2006 Moment" in Coming Months

McChrystal Faces "Iraq 2006 Moment" in Coming Months

I have never seen this much rain in my life. There is water standing on the street.

BP may use $10B - $15B escrow fund as a negotiating chip (to cap damages).

Afghan mineral deposits known in 2002

Afghan mineral deposits known in 2002

More than 100 Uzbeks slaughtered as Kyrgyz mobs set the city of Osh on fire

On "Political Will" ..........

Pat Robertson’s advice to woman whose husband flirts: Make yourself more attractive

Pat Robertson’s advice to woman whose husband flirts: Make yourself more attractive

Elected representatives and their tax returns

DOTTIE MacINNES, Pembroke, MA: Columnists misrepresenting what Tea Party is all about

Klobuchar, Lubinski to headline Justice Department Pride event

The Kandahar offensive

About those Taliban attacks at the peace conference. What I find weird is

Use Mississippi River to stop the oil

BP Promises to Fix Leak; Asks US If Someone Will Be Home Between 8 and 5

Nine year olds in combat

In the U.S., Economy Always Trumps Ecology

The Difference Between Business and Government

Barbara Bush 'Glad' Health Care Reform Passed (VIDEO)

NATO War Deaths May Rise in Afghanistan Through the Summer

Chris Wallace to Fiorina: "But if I may, what about the 30,000 American jobs that you laid off?"

And here they come---Tropical disturbance brews in the Atlantic near Africa

Is Afghanistan's minerals' find more Pentagon disinformation? (Huffington Post)

Rap Star's $360,000 Maybach Birthday Gift To Son Questioned On Nightline

Germany's Lesson for America: Wars of Necessity, not Choice

Robert Reich: Why the United States Still Can’t Get BP to Do What’s Necessary

Rolling Stone’s Tim Dickinson interviewed on Democracy Now!

Rolling Stone’s Tim Dickinson interviewed on Democracy Now!

As the whites in the US become the minority, should we begin to look for a small

As the whites in the US become the minority, should we begin to look for a small

As the whites in the US become the minority, should we begin to look for a small

Summer reading list....Books to keep the outrage fresh during the hazy, lazy days of summer

What is the big deal with beautiful young blond women???

Sarah Palin complained to her doctor that she got a sharp pain in her eye when she drank tea.

question about logging in here.

question about logging in here.

Idiot America Update: Tennessee congressional candidates battle for Joe the Plumber's endorsement

"I'm a free market guy" -- Van Jones speaks about Green jobs at Michigan Summit

Soviet Union footage showing nuclear weapon being used to shut down an out of control well.

Soviet Union footage showing nuclear weapon being used to shut down an out of control well.

Piece of oil rig washes up on Florida beach

Piece of oil rig washes up on Florida beach

For all those people who complain about Police Officers Pensions and benefits

The Oil Drum: On Relief Wells, Deepwater Impacts, Marshes, Belief Systems Changing?

So that's why they screwed up TV...

Poignant.

A Trillion Dollars In Mineral Deposits Found In Afghanistan

Mass layoffs at hospitals hit new highs

NC churches pissed off God recently? Ceiling caves in on one during

Another putz eats the granite cookie.

Lockheed preps autonomous vehicles

More Than 1 In 5 American Children Are Now Living Below The Poverty Line

Okay DU'ers. Get on this one. Research time.

Wrong bra, no bra: Jail bars lawyer (metal detector vs. underwire bra)

U.S. discovers $1 trillion Afghan mineral deposits: report

In light of the recent S. Carolina "election", I'd like to resurrect Mr. Stephen Spoonamore

In light of the recent S. Carolina "election", I'd like to resurrect Mr. Stephen Spoonamore

does it only *seem* like we're doomed?

Afghanistan is the New Pandora

Amnesty for the Banksters, Debtor's Prison for the Serfs

Oklahoma City flooding: Officials warn motorists to stay home

"A gray, algae-like substance" is washing ashore at Marco Island

Alabama Tea Partier Defends 'Gather Your Armies' TV Ad (VIDEO)

I am so dreading this upcoming summer.

EPI: Is It 1930?

Kevin Fox was railroaded into confessing to murder his daughter.

We're having torrential rain here in OKC.

Is Alvin Greene faking it ? or is he really slow ? he has a degree in political science

Can anyone suggest a substitute for "Hitler was vegetarian"?

WIRED News: US has known about Afghanistan’s mineral riches for years

Is the Democratic Senate nominee a Republican plant? I don't

Ann Telnaes toon: What BP has succeeded in plugging up

I guess i was naive to think that people in NY in 2010 didn't use racist words.

The Chinese and the US have been working together on mining copper in Afghanistan

The Check is Not in the Mail: Obama Administration to Start Direct Deposit

15 Militants, Including Arabs, Killed in Pak Drone Strike

A major hurricane in Gulf could burst pipelines and topple rigs, research says

Why Is the Washington Post Promoting Charles Krauthammer's Islamophobia

IOKIYAR*

Can states sue other states for damages?

Is There Anything Going On In That County In Arkansas Where Poll Places Went From 42 To 2?........

Check in if you believe we are just now learning about the resources under Afghanistan

Obama Packs Debt Commission with Social Security Looters

Obama Packs Debt Commission with Social Security Looters

a woman trapped in tree from flash flood in OKLA

Oil has been leaking daily since Hurricane Ivan hit in 2004 causing an undersea mudslide

Official Breaking: Vic Rawl Protesting (Greene) Election Results

Fiery Gettelfinger knocks GOP in final address

A governor’s race without a debate? Maybe

Frank-the Dunce Luntz on his trumpet. Please come CAPTION!!!!!

Greenwald: Congressman Bob Etheridge should be arrested (for assaulting a student)

Afghanistan's Dangerous New Wealth

Californians protest Arizona immigration law

‘Fox News North’ primed for launch

President Obama: The Do-Nothing 44th President

Quicken the heart of a Monday. Please come CAPTION Frank-the-Dunce Luntz!!!

Are the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Investigating U.S. Officials for Maher Arar’s Torture?

I thought mocking science was a Republican tactic?

Fierce Urgency (Kunstler)

FAA under pressure to open US skies to drones

Crisis vampires swoop in as oil continues to spread in Gulf

SCOTUS to issue rulings on 2nd and 1st amendment cases soon

South Carolina Party To Review Complaint About Greene's Victory

How about that Ron Paul pushing for the Gold Standard

James Carville co-founded a BP-linked company

Only one thing can save the world economy...Outlaw the use of Dervatives and CDS.

Protecting the Obama brand ( Joan Walsh )

Cop shoots dog after it was restrained.

Hedge Fund Manager: A Gold Mine in Afghanistan? That's 10 years in the future

TOON: Foghorn Leghorn tarred by BP oil spill

TOON: Foghorn Leghorn tarred by BP oil spill

The Corporately-sponsored Congress seeks to water down legislation to reign in credit raters

Millionaires make a comeback in the United States

Tony Hayward called to White House, Congress over Gulf leak

Waxman Letter to Hayward Cites BP 'Shortcuts'

He cut down 546 trees because they were blocking his in-laws view of the Las Vegas Strip

Sunderland's Parents Had Reality Deal

Move over, Mrs. Robinson: Older women have more to offer a younger man

McChrystal faces massive failure in Afghanistan in next few months

BP Call Center: Company Never Does Anything With The Calls: We’re Just A ‘Diversion’

support slipping for Afghan war? Find $1 trillion in lithium!

Today's slick picture: Now the monster is ready to bite Florida

Apple Secrecy Is Bitter Fruit On The Hill

Workplace deaths an epidemic

Saw on the area news today - a 10 year old buy raised money for

Corexit Increasing Toxicity of Crude Oil

Somali Religious Nutcases- Don't watch the World Cup or we'll beat you!

Educate me: Why should I care about BP shareholders?

Educate me: Why should I care about BP shareholders?

IRS files tax liens against Idaho lawmaker

Barbara Bush "pumped" about health care...Freeper heads explode

We made it into Wonkette ...

The Reagan Revolution Is Washing Ashore in the Gulf of Mexico

It’d Be Jindal’s ‘Last Term In Office’ If He Were A West Coast Governor Calling For More Drilling

TED Lecture: Michael Shermer: The pattern behind self-deception

Brew-ha-ha? Tea Party could help Grayson win re-election

National Speed Trap Exchange

A question for the soccer fans: how the hell do you gamble with this game?

What if you don't want to participate in Wall Street?

Redneck ingenuity at it's best. (Oil Spill Related)

BP to capture 80,000 barrels of oil per day by mid July?!?!

Can't believe I've not seen a picture yet of someone mopping up oil

WAXMAN: New Back-up Docs-BP’s Well Failure Due to Effort to Save $10 Million

WAXMAN: New Back-up Docs-BP’s Well Failure Due to Effort to Save $10 Million

Video of The Great Debate - Are We Alone? A scientific public debate on the search for ET.

Terrible service at a restaurant today.

Holy shit! ... Gawd has sent a message re: Mark Kirk's candidacy for US Senate from IL.

Delete - computer glitch

Wanted by the US: WikiLeaks Founder Keeps His Head Down

Wanted by the US: WikiLeaks Founder Keeps His Head Down

Latest on oil 'bottom sludge'.

Gas Land the Movie (as on Thom Hartman today)

In case you missed it: "Tom White is on a roll."

What do you want to hear from Obama tomorrow?

Another Homophobic Chrisitan bigot is being oppressed by Libruls in Academia

I Have Seizures

"John Wilkes Booth had a clean record til he did what he did."

Women are Lucky and Cool when it comes to clothes.

BP Customer Service Rep Says Disaster Call Center "A Diversion"

Just stop a moment and imagine ......

Jesus, does Chris Matthews get paid by the word...

Why do topics disappear on DU without an explanation?

Feds get time off to care for domestic partners, but not pets

Glenn Beck Finally Got A Sponsor! (Guess Who!?)

Glenn Beck Finally Got A Sponsor! (Guess Who!?)

Greek anarchists set cash on fire

Forbes: Risk Management What's Reputation Worth? Just Ask Toyota, Goldman And BP

Tweety, Breaux and Lott were enough to make you physically ill

So far, what do you think is the defining issue of Obama's Presidency?

BP Sued Over Endangered Species Harm -- But Will Anyone Collect?

Have you seen Alan Grayson's first ad? He did GREAT!

Have you seen Alan Grayson's first ad? He did GREAT!

Women Without Men: new Iranian film depicting the Mossadeq era

Poll: 49 percent say Democrats too liberal

British Airways apologizes for Bin Laden boarding pass

British Airways apologizes for Bin Laden boarding pass

Suppose this leak HAD happened on Georgie's watch?

I wonder how Alvin Greene was able to make it in the Army since he seems to be mentally deficient

Las Vegas Fox affiliate calls out "Fox and Friends" for misinformation, lobbing softballs to Angle

Toyota’s Murky Data (black boxes)

Deaf baby hears mama for first time....heartwarming video

Sarah Palin wants to meet Magaret Thatcher

"Sarah Palin" helps HIV charity raise about $175,000.

Which of the following two choices are more anti-American?

BarraQuitter on Margaret Thatcher, her "role model," & her success via "her own merit & hard work"

BP engineer called doomed rig a 'nightmare well'

Would the GOP deliberately sabotage the economy

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Dean Baker: Republicans don't give a flying fuck about the "free market"

Am I seeing a lot more idiots here lately or is it just that the BP

Is the Minnesota Crazy Bus destined for the Senate?

Pat Robertson was a Marine who lied about his combat record?

Do teenage boys need books with weak female characters? (Glenn Beck says "yes!")

How long before a thread on Vuvuzela turns into Chavez bashing?

RW bumper sticker and suggested response.

Armchair Activism for Oil-Spill Animals

From Mitch Stewart, Organizing for America: Support clean energy.

QUELLE SURPRISE !!!: Blanche Lincoln wins runoff, now softens her tough derivatives stance

Federal Reserve says strong global recovery under way

For once, a good first step idea for financial regulation from, of all places, CNBC..

Obama's Treasury Dept Working To Defeat Derivatives Proposal Of Utmost Importance To Reform Wall St.

Just because we didn't grow up watching Soccer doesn't mean that the game blows.

KO just dealt with Rand Paul's lack of Board Certification

8-Year-Olds Hospitalized After Drinking Vial of PCP "Found on Playground"

Monday Toons, Part 3

International #1s

Why does outrage fatigue happen? Boredom with wars and the gusher...

The Energy and Commerce Committee in Action on the Oil Spill--The Oil Drum

Who is DCCameraGuy?

Monday Toons, Part 4

Tiny/Grizzly Smith the professional wrestler died Saturday

Monday link dump: If the sun cares to fall in the sea

GO, K.O., GO!

Did we really think we'd stay "lucky" forever?

Spill recovery procedures and the healthcare system, a relationship

US Casualties Rising Rapidly in Afghanistan

US Casualties Rising Rapidly in Afghanistan

Deal would exempt NRA and others from campaign finance disclosures

The BP Coffee Spill - very funny video

Hey, Anarchists check in. How many post on DU and what are five of your

Temple Nurses Win Again: Hospital Must Pay Unemployment Costs

Temple Nurses Win Again: Hospital Must Pay Unemployment Costs

Wingnut Rep. Steve King: Obama ‘Favors the Black Person by Default’

Why Does God Seem To Always Heap Sorrow In The Bible Belt...

The Energy and Commerce Committee in Action on the Oil Spill

UC Irvine suspends Muslim group over disruption

Anybody Been Here Long Enough To Remember The PPT ???

Brother Hubert Flottz, on premarital S*X

Didn't SC republican voters vote for Alvin Greene and cause him to win?

Republican candidate suggests landmines at US-Mexico border

Like I Said... I Could Be Wrong...

Supreme Injustice.....Maher Arar rebuffed by our pro-torture Court

Who is Alvin Greene's attorney?

"president should have been MORE PREPARED" - wingnut/ Steve to scientologist Greta

Rand Paul earned his M. D. via homeschooling rather than med school ?

Why don't we ask other countries for ideas to stop the disaster in the gulf?

Music industry lobbyist calls for death penalty for piracy

Rand Paul wants small goverment, yet built his medical practice on payments from Medicare and Medica

This morning on Bloomberg TV

So Obama is now going to meet with BP execs?

No more Fast Track!!

Teen Sailor's Dad Says Making Reality TV Show

Long before "Rooster Cogburn", my Dad taught me about "grit",

Steve King wants Obama aunt to testify to Congress, says Obama always takes black person's side

what's happening in Florida? Has the media become lazy??? And what about Mississippi?

what's happening in Florida? Has the media become lazy??? And what about Mississippi?

BP Engineer Called Deepwater Horizon 'Nightmare Well'

AP: Gulf vacationers wait last-minute or go elsewhere

Oil on the beach, versus oil in the marshes

It's my firm belief that the DoD is just too god damned big

How do we clean the tidal marshes and wetlands?

Damn looks like Hollywood has the most modern

Did you know that the American Cancer Society has payment options

Mods, can we please have "Jabulani" added to spell check?

Sierra Club and Gang Green: Oil Spill Cleanup “Just Fine” - Jane Hamsher/FDL

The President needs to address the nation, in primetime, about the oil spill

The Tea Party IS Diverse!!!! They Have A Black Guy!!

Keil Cronauer, Chris Stanzel Arrested: Marines Accused Of Beating Gay Man Over Alleged Wink

Alabama (GOPer)Rick Barber Calls On Americans To Gather Their Armies Against Taxes And The President

Pat Robertson’s advice to woman whose husband flirts: Make yourself more attractive

Betty White is on TDS w/Jon Stewart tonight

Electoral Options: First Past the Post, Run Off Voting, or Instant Run Off Voting

Michael Bloomberg, Indispensible Financial Genius, Tosses 30 M Tax $s in Trash (Tavern on the Green)

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

A Poster that might need to be hung up in every convenience store to spread the sentiment.

How long do you think the US has known about the trillion in minerals

Corporate Culture and The Sociopath

Guns, ammo, seized from SUV at MacDill AFB

Gulf clean up: more than three times the manpower and five times more vessels than Exxon effort

Gulf clean up: more than three times the manpower and five times more vessels than Exxon effort

my TIME WARNER CABLE has been out for about 3 hours....

I had a dream it was June 1934

Glenn Beck's Novel The Overton Window: A Conspiracy to Bore You Senseless

How many "oh s***" moments have we had in the last 100 years?

"Men wanted for Hazardous Journey."

"Intellegent" tea-baggers...

Carville: Obama Needs to Lift Drilling Moratorium ASAP

Wanted by the US: WikiLeaks founder keeps his head down

Has the oil reached the beaches of Key West?

Margaret Thatcher and dementia.

Margaret Thatcher and dementia.

How BP skirted U.S. safety inspections of the Deepwater Horizon by flagging it as a foreign ship

Monday Toons, Part 1

From Bartcop (Helen Thomas vs. pigboy)

Michele Bachmann rips Obama on BP disaster, then fails to vote to clean it up

Whales for Sale

Whales for Sale

PHOTO: Showtime's Dexter on BP oil spill

Obama's Treasury Sides With Wall Street To Fight Derivatives Overhaul

Dutch continue to offer assistance re: Gulf catastrophe: "the process seems to be rather slow."

Alabama governor doesn't like OSHA trying to protect the health of oil cleanup workers

Efforts to Repel Gulf Oil Spill Are Described as Chaotic

Police: Two Marines beat gay man near Johnson Square in downtown Savannah

Arkansans: Five days of mourning are up -- it's time to face reality.

"Dr." Rand Paul's response when asked when he'd explain his certification..."Uh ... never"

Arizona immigration law may increase Phoenix foreclosures

With the U.S. Government turning away help,

My brief but pointed request to Senator McCaskill

Obama:Gulf Seafood Tasty, Consume, Best place for oil: Beaches

Man convicted for murder proven innocent - AZ Governor won't sign release from prison...

Deductibles Rise to $400 for Majority of Workers w/ Employer-provided Insurance:

Elena Kagan Documents Leave Pro-Choice Group Pleased

Has any Pub finally decided to run against Alan Grayson?

Fox News bungles Sharron Angle interview

Gen.: Artillery operations to become smaller

Sex arrest{s} puts JROTC program in bad light

About that $1 trillion mineral find in Afghanistan.....

GM Northstar V8 (largest displacement DOHC engine) will end production next month.

Authorities raid Sizzler restaurants in Phoenix

There is a clue that WikiLeaks may be getting ready to release diplomatic cables

Alvin Greene appreciation thread

The single entity most responsible for destabilizing the Earth’s climate.

Gen. Russell Honore, on AC 360, recommends fighting the spill as if it's WW III

Quiz: name one for-profit corporation with headquarters in the USA...

Resources and the balls to take them

Would you let Rand Paul near your eyes?

Fmr Senators Trent Lott (R-MS) & John Breaux (D-LA) shilling for big oil on Tweety's show

Briefing Congress and Destroying Torture Tapes (Nancy Pelosi Was Proved Fucking Right) - EmptyWheel

Had Nader not run, would the Gulf be full of oil right now?

Tally ho! Sarah Palin hopes to meet Margaret Thatcher in London

Monday Toons, Part 2

BP HQ Rally and Protest

Mr. Fish: If only DC was a comic book

Monday Toons, Part 5

Monday Toons, Part 5

The Supreme Court says NO to the people -- again

3 year old hides outside overnight after being shot

85% of Kids’ Drinks, Snacks Could Contain High Levels of Lead

Venezuelan journalist convicted to three years and nine months in jail

Scientists Locate 23-Mile Long Oil Plume Off Florida's Treasure Coast

My neocon neighbor's husband just lost his job

My Heart Aches For America

Isn't it time for high speed rail

BP’s Well Failure Due to Effort to Save $10 Million?

Painter Thomas Kinkade arrested for alleged DUI

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

Do liberal entrepreneurs and businesses exist?

10 inches of rain btw 2 a.m.-11 a.m. in Oklahoma CIty !!!! ..... CNN video link

Help Move-On defend Social Security

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

Would Drones flying within US borders break US Posse Comitatus Law

BP using federal agencies to shield itself from public accountability, disappearing oiled wildlife

NPR Marketplace pushes tripe on social security

Fixing Fannie+Freddie Mac to cost 1 trillion?!?!?

Fixing Fannie+Freddie Mac to cost 1 trillion?!?!?

Well, color me shocked: Abby Sunderland's "record-setting" world sail was for a reality show

This Modern World: Obama The Far-Left Radical!

Would publicly dunking Tony Hayward in OIL make people feel better?

Preliminary report clears ACORN on funds

For whatever reason, Newsweek has a Konami Code easter egg today

Dems defend Etheridge, attack Breitbart

Dems defend Etheridge, attack Breitbart

Report: Blockbuster seeking bankruptcy financing

Tony Hayward Sold One Third of His BP Shares Just Weeks Before 'Spill' ....WHY?

BP, GIS And The Mysterious Vanishing Open Letter

*****SAVE all the GULF of Mexico Wildlife PIcs****** They're Disappearing from the Internet

Earth

President Obama: Want to help the Gulf? Come down and spend money

What drives your politics?

One Reason Progressives Have So Little Patience Left When It Comes To Change

What do you think will be remembered as the defining issue

Study: Americans taking longer to grow up

New day in the Chicago Teachers Union: Sustar looks at the far-reaching impact of the reform victory

Last Chance, Mr. President, to Go Big and Go Left - Peter Daou/HuffPo

A point about dispersants and federal law, please read and get the word out:

What is with these stupid kids pissing off congressmen!

A prescient 2008 cartoon (from The Netherlands)

This is sick: Anti-Obama ad: 'Gather your armies'

I think after you read this Mother Jones Oil spill post---

Bwaaaaaaaaaah Rachel just played Dumbya demanding

Woman's wallet returned with more money inside

Could your immigrant ancestors pass the test???

Racist caller on C-SPAN this morning. Washington Journal.

American Spectator: Etheridge accosted by RW black ops "hunter-killer team"

The $10,000 lawn mower

Pensions Vs. 401(k)’s: Why you should Care that Pensions are Going Extinct

Glenn Beck's Blues: Why the Far Right Hates Soccer

LA Times: Living wages are key to poverty eradication

FAA under pressure from DOD and Homeland Security to allow unmanned drones in US airspace

K&R if you think the founder of wikileaks is a hero

Those Damned Moochers In My Pocket Again!

Those Damned Moochers In My Pocket Again!

A positve post! Adam Lambert Video frolics in politics ! Great message!

Marine charged with DWI after wrecking motorcycle while naked

A Polite Request to All OP Posters...

New Info in CREW Lawsuit Reveals 89.4% of Bush-era E-mails Were Never Archived (6-14-10 CREW)

DU Activists - A Black Immigrant Doctor being persecuted by Mesa PD in Mesa AZ, Needs your help

Cesar Chavez---Wisdom From The Past, Necessary for Today.

'Insider' story of BP spill. (Worst case scenario, and technical details, sad warning). (TOD)

Don’t Pat Yourself on the Back Yet: The Plight of Women in the U.S.

Is Owning an Apple IPad wrong?

Is Owning an Apple IPad wrong?

"At the end of the day, the government tells BP what to do."

Obama pronounces Gulf seafood safe to eat

The Mineral Miracle? Or A Massive Information Operation?

Rand Paul: Don't Cut my Government Money

Is there an Administration explanation

BREAKING: U.S. Senate Candidate Files Challenge to SC's 'Unreliable, Unverifiable' E-Vote Results

From 2003: A Time to Choose. How we began to lose the abortion debate in 1995.

If this doesn't put a smile on your face, just go ahead and resign from the human race.

Jan Brewer’s 'Southern Strategy': Dealing the GOP's favorite race card?

If we committed to spending 3x as much on defense as China/Russia combined-we’d need to CUT SPENDING

The way things ought to be.

I normally eat noodles/fruit for lunch, but I had to run errands today and

Watch the BP ROV Under Sea Cams...Thread #27

Beyond Words

GM/Ford concept car runs on water

Barcelona rebels against tourist invasion

In case somebody (else) noticed, Cindy ADAMS has been "missing" (gossip columnist)

Jimmy Dean has passed away at 81.

Katherine Jackson sues Joe for saying Michael would be alive if she'd only kept him "cheered up"

Just got up and check on CNN, OK is getting flooded bad.

COMODO - Freeware security update download link here- this is a good system...

Apparently the White House is for sale

I'm confused about how teams are scored in the "play offs." Can anyone explain that system to me?

Holy crap I'm nervous

Should I send my company's UK office a picture of Robert Green

Just watched CNN President Obama is not hiding his gray hair, I like that.

help please: a little ditty on the philosphy of life

Deep Thoughts by Jack Handey

What do you imagine goblins look like? I used to think they were like black ghosts.

The "new" Dr Who

Why are Dragonborn minis so expensive.

HELP! My Vista-based PC has crapped out -- can't afford a new one. Can this be fixed?

English goalie attempts suicide after blunder allows US goal

What is a "Zion"? Are they inexpensive? Easy to clean up after?

Rush is underrated and belongs in the Hall of Fame

Why are Dragonborn minis so expensive.

Animal vegatable or mineral. [food mold graphic warning}

Happy clouds are flipping you the bird

I miss Gray Goose...

I miss Gray Goose...

I really hate the fact that I have to dress down a bunch of god damned adults

I really don't watch Old Yeller catch rabies... What else is on?

Why did it take so long for HamdenRice to be banned from DU?

Are you interested in seeing more pictures of my Iran trip?

Friends are the people who knew you then....

I made a deal with my bro.... (cool tunes included)

You know, if you eliminated the fans of Philly pro sports, Delaware wouldn't be such a sucky state

The vuvuzela sounds like something Dr. Seuss might have dreamed up

Sir Paul & Declan McManus: "All My Loving" LIVE

Dr. Winston O'Boogie: "Stand By Me"

Ryuichi Sakamoto & YMO: "Day Tripper"

Hold back the night, turn out the light, don't wanna dream...dream about you baby...

I have never seen this much rain in my life. There is water standing on the street.

Terrible service at a restaurant today.

Now, this is my idea of a show tune!

Computer question...

Gee...I wonder why?

Mods, can we please have "Jabulani" added to spell check?

Slayer goes to church

OK, OK... due to (a lack of) popular demand, just ONE more sweet picture of the Goddamn Batman...

Being in the majority opinion on vuvuzela does not make you right

Going in for aortic valve replacement surgery Wednesday.

Okay, I decided to give Rush one more chance, and I watched their latest video.

Why is my dear Amerigo Vespucci...

A whimsical poem for a Monday afternoon: Clarinets

A Cloak of Invisibility...

Icing: This has got to be the STUPIDIST drinking game ever (and I've done enough of 'em to know)

Which is more exciting?

I am PISSED. Damned neighbor's cat just scared the bejeezus out of my pet racoon.

How long does it take baby birds to learn to fly?

Harry Nilsson: "She's Leaving Home"

what's all this controversy anout vulvazelus?

Ah , the endless joy that is C++

The A-Team: finally a movie based on a tv series that they didn't ruin

Sonic Youth - Disappearer

If drinking the blood of another person made you have dirty dreams about them...

Are men ever going to wear hats again?

I love Canada

Finally, wearable bacon.

Men - Have you noticed flies in the urinals in public places?

Good vibes to all in need.

Apparently on Facebook...

((( SPOILER ALERT ))) Well. I just don't know what to say about the ending of Breaking Bad

Okay, so I have an idea for an awesome product

Do you guys watch NCIS?

George, Eric, Ringo, Phil & Elton: "While My Guitar Gently Weeps"

Can someone explain to me what the fuck is going on here...

How should we get even with Britain for the gulf oil spill?

Need help/advice...

Just got our 2nd opinion for Heidi...

My new addition to my sig line: WWKRD-This will guide the choices I make every day, and I am sure my

Women are Lucky and Cool when it comes to clothes.

What Type Of Music Do You LIke Best?

Jimmy Dean Dies at The Age of 81

Bitter Debate over Immigration at U.S.-Mexico Meeting

Political fundraising tool taps social networks

Who should control California's prison budget? U.S. Supreme Court may weigh in

Israel banned from Madrid gay pride parade

Ban voices alarm over escalating violence in Kyrgyzstan

Children carry guns in U.S.-financed army

BP phone operator says calls from concerned citizens fall on deaf ears

Police to pay compensation to Kingsnorth climate camp protesters

FAA under pressure to open US skies to drones

Oil spill 'will shape how US thinks about environment'

Pressed by Obama, BP Weighs Options on Dividend

Mo Ibrahim African leadership prize withheld again

America leaves Iraq a toxic legacy of dumped hazardous materials

Crisis vampires swoop in as oil continues to spread in Gulf

2nd suspected BP storage tank washes up in Fla.

Obama steps up push for added economic stimulus

Supreme Court refuses Maher Arar torture case

Obama likens Gulf environmental disaster to 9/11

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

Sea Battle Fear As Iran Sends Flotilla To Gaza

Sunderland's Parents Had Reality Deal

Barack Obama calls for clean energy push

Angela Merkel's government threatened with collapse

Wanted by the US: WikiLeaks Founder Keeps His Head Down

Flash flooding strikes Oklahoma City

Republican operative in NY accused of stealing $1M

BP phone operator says calls from concerned citizens fall on deaf ears

Whistleblower aims to expose dark side of Japanese whaling'

Rise in employer healthcare costs slowing: survey

How would you describe this?

Employer health costs projected to jump 9 percent in 2011

Congress blames BP cost-cutting for Gulf oil leak disaster (& 11 Deaths)

BP's Oil Spill Costs Rise to $1.6 Billion

Brown Rice Linked to Lower Diabetes Risk

Toyota fixed steering rods for over a decade before recall

Governor Rebuffs Clemency Board in Murder Case

Wanted by the US: WikiLeaks founder keeps his head down

Judge rules Dr. Conrad Murray can treat patients

White powder mailed to federal buildings in Northwest

Israel agrees 'in principle' to lift blockade

Gov. Bobby Jindal calls on BP to finance $457 million seafood safety program

Ted Kennedy got lots of death threats, FBI files show

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Monday June 14

Departing President Of United Autoworkers Tells Union to Fight On

Top billionaires Gates, Slim launch health program for poor

Conway challenges Paul to release Medicare billing

Chevron: Oil in Utah leaked from quarter-size hole

Black NYC councilman to challenge Cuomo for gov.

Settlement Was Paid in Whitman Shoving Incident

Vic Rawl files formal protest over Alvin Greene's Democratic primary win in South Carolina

AFL-CIO chief: Restore autoworker benefits

Toyota accused of 'pattern of' coverups

Obama names final 5 to oil spill panel commission

UC Irvine seeks to suspend Muslim student group

Just an observation, the haters cannot even bring themselves to

BP exec admits clean-up technology is dated

Sharron Angle: Sen. Harry Reid 'waterboarded' economy

I think DU has gone beyond censorship and locked my OP. I was

What line are we supposed to toe on here in order for our OPs to

Obama Urges Congress to Enact New Climate Law

How much oil is leaking and how much oil is estimated to be in the Macondo Prospect?

Pick Up Sales Rise Along With Economy

Senate Dems finally fired up and ready to go: DEMAND Escrow Account from BP .... NOW!

There IS a GOP Plan to Hold BP Accountable (It's Just Not Very Good.)

AG says Byrne, Bentley in GOP runoff

Gubernatorial candidate Bernero endorsed by Kildee

White House: "Skimmers are Surged to Gulf Areas Most At-Risk for Oil Impact"

North Carolina: GOP Leaders Give To Johnson, Shun D'Annunzio

N.Korea completely cuts off state rations: aid group

Mafia plot to smear Kennedys using Frank Sinatra and Marilyn Monroe

FTC to investigate Apple's 'unfair' iPhone ad system

I think we are better off with Greene as the nominee in SC

GOP congressional candidate suggests US could mine Mexican Border

Nokero introduces world's first solar powered lightbulb

"BP will (mostly) cave to White House demand for escrow account"

GOP Candidate Wants To Impeach Obama, Gather Armies To Fight The IRS (VIDEO)

Ted Kennedy FBI file reveals threats

Canadian RCMP Conducting Criminal Investigation of US & Syrian Officials for Maher Arar's Rendition

Any one seen the ad Grayson wants to run against his opponent? See it here.....

BP May Lose U.S. Oil Leases, Contracts After Spill

More than 12 million are modern slaves, U.S. says

Remarks by The President on Energy Security at Andrews Air Force Base, 3/31/2010

Venezuelan journalist convicted to three years and nine months in jail

Venezuelan journalist convicted to three years and nine months in jail

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

What would be the reaction if Obama Calls up the OFA Troops in Support of Clean Gulf Beaches?

Chavez says beer tycoon wants Venezuela presidency

Obama Calls up the OFA Troops in Support of a Clean Energy Bill

Can someone explain to me how, with all the "thousands" of ships

Can someone explain to me how, with all the "thousands" of ships

**** Heads Up: POTUS Speaking Now About Gulf Coast Visit ****

People with really screwed up views: Sophie B. Hawkins

Was Today's OFA Email re: the Energy Bill a Trial Balloon?

ICRC says Israel's Gaza blockade breaks law

What should Pres. Obama say about oil spill in Oval Office address?

"Secret Muslim" my ass!

Video: POTUS Meets with Adm. Allen and Govs Jindal and Barbour

House Dems Expand their List of "Red to Blue" Targets for Fall Election

Russia Weighs Pleas to Step In as Refugees Flee Kyrgyzstan

Governor hopeful Gschwendtner out of GOP primary race

Davis: Sparks needs more than bingo

Will Obama Go Big?

McMahon Cuts Blumenthal Lead To 20 In Connecticut, Quinnipiac University Poll Finds

State (Department) wants to form a mini-army for Iraq security

You know what I was thinking about today, that scared the hell out of me?

Strickland picks up NRA endorsement

WTF is wrong with Steve King?......

MSNBC: Tweety with dumbass Frmr Senator Trent Lott.

Anybody watching Tweety?

Somali football fans executed for watching matches

6 Days Before Explosion, BP Engineer Called Deepwater Horizon A 'nightmare Well'

Photos: Flag Day (The Obama Presidency, Day 511)

Anti-Gay Hate Crime Skyrocketing in Canada

Former Lowden adviser has Tea Party gripe, election official says complaint won't stand

Oil spill tourism? Obama urges Americans to 'come down here and visit'

Obama: Gulf seafood is safe to eat

Is The GOP Afraid To Govern?

Good Lord-we've gone from "where's the anger" to "is he showing commanding control?"

(Dem) Congressman involved in on-camera confrontation

Countdown: Marine Biologist Riki Ott Reporting About Efforts to Suppress Info

Poll: Half say Dems 'too liberal'

New details emerge about President Obama's Tuesday address

Obama Names Final 5 to Oil Spill Panel Commission

Gunmen ambush Mexican police, killing 10 officers

Millions of cancer survivors skip care over cost, study finds

The mineral wealth found in Afghanistan is welcome news

Visit South Beach, Get a Tan With No Oil: Crist

Mike Tomasky: Against Despair - How Our Misreading Of History Harms Progressivism Today

Breaking: Two Arrested for Trying to Break Into Coast Guard Central Command

Steve King: Obama favors the black man, by default

Every time I hear Tweety's Tea Bag Special promo, I think it's a spoof.

Did I hear President Obama Say.......

Anti-torture activists on trial

U.S. Approves First Contracts Tied to Movie Box-Office Receipts

APNewsBreak: Losing SC Senate candidate protesting

White rice linked to higher risk of type 2 diabetes

If the Repubs aren't careful, they'll lose the Gulf Coast and Florida. Oh, dear!

Home to Half of World’s Union Murders, Colombia Excluded from ILO’s Sanctions List

Rick Barber's Must-Watch Tea Party Ad: "Gather Your Armies"

Obama stop and get some snowcone with GOP Gov Mississippi (Pic)

Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden releases statement to the American people

Axelrod: Greene win 'doesn't appear' legitimate

Congressional Ethics Reform that could go a long way to stop shady influence...

Video of oil leak coming from cracks in a rock on the seafloor

RFK, Jr. Discusses Health Effects of Oil Spill

Indian Pakistan Border - Wagah

Rachel Maddow - Booming incompetence, infamous neglect, Gulf Coast spoiled

Fareed Zakaria: Whining because the President doesn't 'get angry' is stupid

Midterms: It all comes down to oil

FBI Documents show Ted Kennedy was death threat target

Utah's Oil Spill

BP Oil Spill Protest MoveOn.Org at the Holland Tunnel

Young Turks: Right Wing Christians Attack Comedy Central Jesus Show (JC)

IBEW Members Keep Grand Teton Park Beautiful

Rachel Maddow, John Meacham & The Cat Killer on Real Time With Bill Maher, 6/11/10

Dr. Flowers:

Young Turks: 6 Beliefs Of Radical Tea Party Candidate Sharron Angle Of NV

Will Bluefin Tuna Survive B.P.'s Oil Spill Catastrophe In the Gulf

Free Iran! June 12 Rally to Mark Fraudulent 2009 Elections - Justice Through Music - Song 2

Identity Politics Problems

Master Debater & Teabagger Sharron Hideous Death Grin Angle Challenges Harry Reid To A Debate On Fox

Alan Grayson -- A Congressman with Guts

Rep Etheridge Flips Out on Video, Shoulda Kept Walking

Nigeria - more oil spilled in one year than so far in the gulf!

Proof of why some animals eat their young

Papantonio and Sam Seder Uncover the News

Congressman Assaults Student on Washington Sidewalk

50-Year Oil Spill Lingers in Brooklyn

Salt Lake City Utah. Rainbow trout die in oil spill

Young Turks: Obama Approves Trojan Horse That Could Destroy Social Security & Medicare?

Rick Perry's Texas Republicans Support Radical Anti-Hispanic Laws

Gather Your Armies (You thought the Alabama Ag commissioner ad was hilarious?)

MAHER-'Stop talking about "jobs" being lost in a murderous, hateful industry like it's a bad thing'

U.S. Rep Bob Ethridge (D-NC) assaults a college student.

No "under god" in Porkys Pledge of Allegiance

BP spill: one hours worth of oil.

New FBI docs show Kennedy death threats

Olson surprises many conservatives by seeking to overturn gay-marriage ban

Mother Jones: Will the Cruise Ship Industry Do BP's Dirty Work?

The Incendiary Danger of Unchecked Power: Bibi As Bullyboy

"Lure People Into That Calm and Then Just Totally F--k 'Em"

The Do-Nothing 44th President

No Closing Time for Income Taxes

Americans get most radiation from medical scans (by AP Medical Writer Marilynn Marchione via

A Leadership of Frankness and Vigor

Energy subsidies put at $550bn a year

Chris Hedges: A ‘Prophecy’ Worth Watching

Children carry guns in U.S.-financed army

Targeting Whistleblowers: Truth Telling Endangered

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

Read: BP’s Document on Workers’ Illnesses and Injuries, Little Mention of Chemical Exposure

How the Reagan Revolution Succeeded: Strangling Government in a Bathtub

2010 Renewable Energy Summit focuses on changes needed now.

Quants vs. English/Philosophy, Humanities Majors" and How Wall St. Deals with It"...a Fascinating W

Yes, Obama is angry with BP, but not Britain

U.S. Identifies Vast Riches of Minerals in Afghanistan

The U.S. wins the right to abduct innocent people with impunity

Angela Merkel's government threatened with collapse

Op-ed: Palin, Fiorina and other "good women of this kind might do a world of good"

Arizona Republican to introduce legislation to revoke "anchor baby" status from immigrant children.

A Bad Week for the Monroe Doctrine

The Failure of the American Jewish Establishment

Kucinich: Afghan Mineral Discovery Demands a Thoughtful Way Forward

At Long Last the Catholic Church Must Be Destroyed

Center for American Progress: Obama’s Oil Reform Opportunity...

Bush women run afoul of GOP orthodoxy

My photos of the BP oil spill on the shores of Orange Beach, AL.

A Dirt-Poor Nation, With a Health Plan

Joseph Stiglitz: Fiscal conservatism may be good for one nation, but threatens collective disaster

McChrystal Faces Massive Failure in Afghanistan in Next Few Months

Wiki Protest: Let's Name the Bankers and Make Them Famous (Cenk @ Huffington Post)

Democrat-in-Chief?

Iran And Pakistan In Pipeline Deal

Just a quick note to my American Env/Energy friends ...

Energy politics in the Senate: why Merkley’s oil plan matters

NHC Update - 6/14 - Low-Pressure Area 1425 ESE Windwards - 60% Chance Of Cyclone Formation In 48 Hrs

Drumbeat: June 14, 2010

Drumbeat from the weekend...

Gulf countries facing shortage of gas

Power outages threaten Vietnam's industry

Barataria estuary now ground zero in oil spill

Oil Spill May Spur Action on Energy, Probably Not on Climate

163 Confirmed Deaths From Lead Poisoning In Northern Nigeria, Though Full Toll Of Episode Unknown

Another Empty Indonesian Promise - Forest Fire Count Up 59% In 2009

LA Attorney General Will Proceed W. Investigation Of BP Blowout, Handling Of Claims - NOTP

Tropical storm Alex?

The Oil Drum: On Relief Wells, Deepwater Impacts, Marshes, Belief Systems Changing?

Gas prices continue their fall

Oregon Geothermal Project Wins $102 Million Federal Loan Guarantee

Food and Ethanol Shortages Imminent as Earth Enters New Cold Climate Era

The Energy and Commerce Committee in Action on the Oil Spill--The Oil Drum

Europe’s New Wind Power Rivals Gas

The IPCC consensus on climate change was phoney, says IPCC insider

US House Can't Even Pass Non-Binding Resolution Calling For More Ocean Acidification Research

Japan Bribed 6 Whaling Comm. Nations With Cash, Hookers - Officials From Each Nation Say So On Film

Security blocking media access to oil clean up crews [video]

BP oil spill may not be capped until Christmas, expert warns

Boaters Destroy Oil Booms in Pensacola

Which goal was scored on the stupidest mistake so far?

Japan-Cameroon

Italy-Paraguay

Picking up baseball's pace: is it necessary?

Some facts after Day 5 of the World Cup (6/14)

Jozy Altidore attends a Tea Party!

Mexico goalies train with NFL Footballs

A question for those who don't like soccer.....

Netherlands-Denmark

North Korea's most passionate fan is from Portsmouth, UK

The Official College World Series Thread

In 24 Hours, Pac Ten Went From Clear Winner to Clear Loser in Expansion

Conference expansion is pretty much dead

The Big 12 (10) is alive!

You realign the conferences.

I tried to watch the World Cup, I really did.

Danger continues for Honduran protestors

4th hostage found in Colombian jungle after raid (other 3 chained by necks)

Home to Half of World’s Union Murders, Colombia Excluded from ILO’s Sanctions List

Displaced persons in Colombia struggle for aid

Afro-Peruvian Dance "Festejo"

Repost from LBN: "Venezuelan journalist convicted to three years and nine months in jail"

Drummond reaches agreement with Colombian coal union

A Bad Week for the Monroe Doctrine

Colombian journalist shot and killed

Exhumed bones may offer clues to Guatemala's `disappeared'

Venezuela: PDVSA to be renamed Socialist Venezuela's Petroleum

'My God loves gays': Kelly Osbourne shouts down homophobes

Giannoulias signs policy on domestic partners

How Gay Days Made a Home at Disney World

Boston Pride Parade 2010

Gay Vancouver Couple Attacked, Bitten by Thugs

I know this question is liable to get me in trouble but I have to ask anyway

Just curious...if 2nd Amendment purists are true purists, then how come...

Gunfight in home leaves 1 dead

OMG!!! Now we need " Lego Control!!!!"

Support, give money, or on the Brady Campaigns Email list?? Get ready for Spam!!!!

Just curious...if 2nd Amendment purists are true purists, then how come...

Today in Labor History June 14 Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life in prison in South Africa, &more

Interview with United Steel Workers Health and Safety Specialist Kim Nibarger

Is the Era of State Sanctioned Unions Coming to an End in China?

Foxwoods Resort Casino faces new demand for union

NFL players' union files case claiming improper TV deals by NFL

US labor updating petition on China workers' rights Bush rejected AFL-CIO petitions in 2004 and 2006

OSHA: Refineries Ignore Safety, Workers Die

Union owes fired secretary

Dr. Laura Schlesinger - Leviticus 18:22 (Abominations)

This is my favorite picture of the Iran trip

Reminder about the Contest Schedule

Birders, please help me out!

Car

Better to be lucky than good, part 2,341...

A blue Himalayan poppy

The Region: Better unpopular than dead

EU urges Israel to lift its blockade of Gaza

Flotilla raid Israeli myths debunked - video

U.S.: Israel capable of conducting impartial Gaza flotilla probe

The Incendiary Danger of Unchecked Power: Bibi As Bullyboy

What's wrong with the sun?

Ancient Ocean May Have Covered Third of Mars

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Launches Scientific Journals

Space probe Hayabusa lands in Australia after 7-year trip

How to Charge an iPod using electrolytes and an onion

U.S.: Israel capable of conducting impartial Gaza flotilla probe

Stephen Kinzer on the History of BP/British Petroleum and Its Role in the 1953 Iran Coup

Israel's Gaza blockade breaks law, says ICRC

A Decade Later, Genetic Map Yields Few New Cures

Israel: My lost hero

Democrats demand flotilla "terrorists" be denied entry into U.S.

'Grow-your-own' organs hope after scientists produce liver in lab from stem cells

D’oh, we may never decode the universe

Sea Battle Fear As Iran Sends Flotilla To Gaza

Israel banned from Madrid gay pride parade

This is late, but may be of interest?

Grandbaby # 6 has made his appearance

for those who can't stomach GD (don't read if you plan to stay at a river in Egypt for a while)

Need healing energy for my mother

"natural disasters such as tornadoes are the result of sin in the world"

Abuse of 10-Y.O. OK in God's eyes, Mn. Tea Party leader says

"A hypothesis which cannot be falsified is, ultimately, of no value whatsoever"

The cringe factor

Canadian online Health and Care Mall

Rec'd my Certificate for supporting the 'Affordable Care Act of 2010'

Mexico cracks down on self-prescribed antibiotics

Has anyone had a dental implant, and if so, what was your experience? :)

Lovely, Ophah is giving Jenny McCarthy her own talk show.

Uncertainty Restores Glitter to an Old Refuge, Gold

Robert Kuttner: Don't Blame the Dream of Home Ownership

I just heard on MSNBC that we will need a trillion dollars to fix Fannie and Freddie?

Surprises in store for economists

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