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Archives: June 18, 2010

Do you know that I'm distantly, very distantly related to Nikolai Tesla?

Watergate Anniversary today -- June 17, 1972 --

GOP Leaders Threatened To Strip Barton's Seniority For BP Apology

Today Tony Hayward said that the Deepwater oil field contained 50 million barrels.

Every weekday, WillYourVoteBCounted posts PILES of Election Reform news in the Election Reform Forum

"The Cove" documentary to be shown online in Japan

It can't be a SHAKEDOWN if it can only used to pay what you OWE.

A new pipeline is to be built from Canadian Tar Sands 1,380 miles to the Texas Gulf Coast

Marcellus drillers face stringent wastewater regulations!

Exactly how many shares of BP does the Gates Fund really own? 43 million?

Because of the BP disaster, we Dems have a great opportunity to retake the southern states! nt

Gulf disaster and it's impact on Louisiana Native Americans (video)

Joe Barton Would Like to Apologize to:

Supreme Court rules in favor of California police chief who read employee's texts

Why weren't these questions asked of BP?

Gulf oil spill puts industry-friendly Republicans in tight spot

Stop McCain: Tell Your Senators to Repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell!"

The President is damned if he does and damned if he doesn't. New York Times creates controversy

Another reason companies should be regulated

An excellent example of critical thinking.

Is it true that Allentown Jake and FreddieMertz have been tombstoned? nt

Congressional Hall of Shame

On Fox & Friends just now: "Does Joe Barton have a point?"

ND regulators to discuss Air Force wind worries

War zone corruption allegations up sharply

So long...we hardly knew ye

BP Spills Coffee

Because it cannot hurt...

BP Supervisor Fired for Expressing Safety Concerns

This should be printed in Barton's home district...

STEM CELLS: a gap between research and treatment

New CR-Z is awfully sporty for a hybrid

Morford- 19 reasons why God torched Jesus

Now NYT states that corporations think Obama is "anti-business"...

BWHAHAHA: Everybody, Even John Boehner! HATES Oil-Industry Whore Joe Barton

Well, this is a first. Can someone help me?

Riley Fox's mom: Botched 2004 investigation 'beyond just stupidity'

God, I love Margaret and Helen......

19 reasons why God torched Jesus By Mark Morford

Cool foreign word for the day: Backpfeifengesicht

Norton Anti-Virus caught and cured one a few minutes ago...

Russian military to buy 50 fifth-generation fighters after 2016

New video shows evolution of Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, April 20-June 13

I'd like to dedicate this one to Congressman Barton.

Whatever happened to these GOP talking points over the past 60 days?

What's BP getting in return for $5B a year for 4 years?

Define the differences bewteen these three . . . . . . .

Obama’s Twist of BP’s Arm Stirs Debate on Frequent Tactic

David Limbaugh picks up the "shakedown" theme

Rachel uses critical thinking to show how drill-baby-drill doesn't make us energy independent.

GAO Exposes Cynicism of Mexico Border Fence

Major Union Bashes Sodexo, Gephardt Over Push For Renewal Of Wasteful Military Contract

IMCOM (Europe) trims cleaning contracts on Army bases

Jon Stewart Calls Joe Barton A 'Disdainful Asshole' (VIDEO)

dupe.

CORPORATE-- PAY YOUR FAIR SHARE

CORPORATE-- PAY YOUR FAIR SHARE

Give U.S. troops time to win, generals say

Tony Hayward will NOT be fired...soon

Death by Fire - Gulf "clean up crew:" disregarding efforts to save wildlife

See if this rings a bell

See if this rings a bell

Suspect in Times Square bombing attempt was paid $12,000 by Pakistani Taliban

Kudos to Tweety. The Tea Party groups are very displeased...

I wish Du had a smell check...

Alabama Governor Riley, in a teevee interview . . . . . . . .

Media Matters: Rush is pushing the "shakedown" theme

Media Matters: Rush is pushing the "shakedown" theme

Another World is Possible.......US Social Forum - June 22-26, Detroit, MI

Barton didn't say he way sorry for saying he was sorry to BP. He

When does the GOBP's "Four Boobs" next album come out?

1/5 of men 18-64 uninsured: more likely to be uninsured at every age

Bad Reporter Strikes Again!

Bad Reporter Strikes Again!

BP Deepwater Horizon is not a US well

BP Deepwater Horizon is not a US well

Strikes in China may prompt pay raises

The speech Obama and Maddow should make.

The speech Obama and Maddow should make.

Man Arrested in Slaying of Family at Mass. Home

The Oil Drum: Heyward, Congress, Afghan Minerals, and Drumbeat

The Oil Drum: Heyward, Congress, Afghan Minerals, and Drumbeat

Do you think BP will pay victims forever without court orders?

CODEPINK Press Release: Distraught Shrimper Disrupts BP CEO

CODEPINK Press Release: Distraught Shrimper Disrupts BP CEO

James Lee Burke Foresees Calamitous Sludge Dooming His Louisiana Wetlands

Two points about Barton's apology the media are fumbling

I am SICK of hearing about how abusive Obama has been toward BP! Enough!!

Bachman Wants Us To REMEMBER: It Is Obama's Fault That BP Is "Evil---He Makes Them Evil"

The Three Card Monte game goes on: Air Force plans to privatize housing at Warren

the new meme....Obama is anti-business

Kerry and Wyden to FCC: Preserve Open Internet and Protect Consumers

Issa wants to go subpoena crazy

Over the past couple of days I've heard Hillary Rossen? and Jamie Gorelick are among BP's lawyers.

She Blinded Me.....with Stupid !!!!!

Gulf Oil Full Of Methane, Adding New Concerns

Gulf Oil Full Of Methane, Adding New Concerns

Victory for WikiLeaks in Iceland’s Parliament

Soccer Officially Announces It Is Gay

Rubio Foreclosure Problems in Tallahassee..

Two American Troops Killed in Afghan Insurgent Attack

As our dependence on petro chemicals threatens our way of life

delete!

dupe plz delete n/t

Diamonds in Your Bathtub - by Alan Grayson ("Paris Hilton Actually Is Albert Einstein, With A Wig")

Upside-down church provokes great debate

Deprived of Livelihood, Gulf Shrimpers Work for BP Instead $3,000 a day, $300 for crew

Prez O on C-Span NOW, from Columbus, Ohio; econ stimulus

Prez O on C-Span NOW, from Columbus, Ohio; econ stimulus

Prez O on C-Span NOW, from Columbus, Ohio; econ stimulus

What's the status of extending unemployment benefits?

Taliban Gone, Pakistani Region Yearns For Normal

How Halliburton is profiting from the Gulf oil spill

Holy cow! President Obama is on TV with an old guy and a bullhorn!

Who's watching USA v Slovenia?

Fuck the NBA for letting BP run a "we care" ad during the final game. & fuck the press, too. They

A 'Frustrated' Joe The Plumber Gets Behind Microman

No Pot, Booze or Porn????

New email from Alan Grayson - about Diamonds in your bathtub...or something

Coming this summer on TLC: Little People, Big Oil Spill.

Biologists fear Gulf wildlife will suffer for generations

Stop the hand wringing over the right using Joe Barton's meme even as they run from it. USE IT!

For the lulz, we could try to get conservatives to say that the leak's already stopped.

My friend is in Gulf Shores Alabama blogging the spill - any locals with tips or stories

Opponent of Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-BP) needs $$$ to get new ad on the air

ADEM boss says cleanup crews ‘still losing the battle’ against Gulf oil spill

ADEM boss says cleanup crews ‘still losing the battle’ against Gulf oil spill

For BP, $20 Billion A Drop in A Very Large Bucket

Mapping the Response to BP Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico

The Barton Apology - Subtle Notes

Michele Bachmann (R-BP)

Afghanistan Fears Global Rivalry Over Mineral Wealth

CNN Rumored Show - Kathleen Parker & Eliot Spitzer 8PM

Problems with Nuclear Power Highlighted by Gulf Disaster?

A question for Alan Simpson:

Hartford, Conn., mayor convicted of corruption

Corruption and Collapse

Sobering View From Oil Industry Insider-The casing has been breached & its been known for some time

Always the embarrassment...

Last day of school in Detroit is bittersweet - Thirty are closing for the last time

The face of the new Republican party

Aww...Rand Paul feels BP's pain!

AP Headline: "Gulf Oil Leak Video May Haunt Obama"

Nevada Passes Michigan In Unemployment Rate, Motor State Held Top Spot Since April 2006

Robert Gates: We Need $33 Billion for War Funding by July 4th...

The Teabaggers are going after Tweety because of his documentary

something i remember hearing about the tea party movement

Corruption and Collapse

Blackburn: Obama ignored flooding in Tennessee

VIDEO: “Oil Confirmed to Be Leaking from Cracks in Sea Floor”

The twit "anchor" on MSNBC now 2:05 PM has the most irritating voice as she talks through her nose.

Friday TOON Roundup part 1

Will oil leak video unfairly intensify blaming Obama like Nightline did for Carter in 79?

Friday TOON Roundup part 3

Friday TOON Roundup part 2

Can we finally put the "Obama is a corporatist!" meme to bed?

Is there anything Rush Limbaugh could say that would make his audience stop listening to him or

The Joe Barton Apology Thread

Is The GOBP Logo That Keith Aired Yesterday Available Anywhere On The Internet......

ACORN leader says critics mounted ‘McCarthy-era war against the poor’

Very interesting and poignant article about the oil rig explosion..

15 million pounds of Spaghetti-Os recalled

Obama weekly approval rating at 46% per Gallup

The Other Gulf of Mexico Disaster: Biofuels

ACORN leader says critics mounted ‘McCarthy-era war against the poor’

Latest E-Mail from Alan Grayson. "Diamonds in Your Bathtub"

Yay! Palin coming to Ga. to speak at PURITY conference; touts 'private sector.'

Yay! Palin coming to Ga. to speak at PURITY conference; touts 'private sector.'

World Cup: US vs. Slovenia: Spoiler Alert

"What It Was Was A Robbery ... Flat Out Robbed, We Was...." (Spoiler Alert) LINK

post NBA finals rioting

There are some days when I hate people....

Has Fox News Mentioned Anything About Rep. Barton's Apology;?

Does any legislation ever get passed without a poison-pill or loop holes slipped in

Hartmann: We MUST band together until we're out of this

Campaign Launched to Force 'BP Ten' and Others in Congress to Give Up Dirty Oil Cash

"Cougar mauls horse." That's not a common Wisconsin headline...

I think I know the reason Wayward is being sent home

If the GOP gains control of the House in November Barton would be charge of he oil industry?

Grayson coming up on Ratigan. nt

Like this will shock any of us - Rand Paul offers Sympathy to Joe Barton

a homeless person says we're the NEW LEPERS

Unemployed? See If You Have What It Takes to Work for BP!

where we need Lieberman's internet kill switch: on Wall Street

Spoiler Group C wide open now

I live in AZ. Was just in a heated argument about SB1070

I just saw the Presidents Plane take off from Port Columbus.

Oil Slick Now Threatens 60 Percent of America's Tidal Marshes

Nigeria's agony dwarfs the Gulf oil spill. The US and Europe ignore it.

TED photographer takes arial pics of the slicks and rigs

BREAKING: Hayward being kicked to the curb

BP Funds Front Group Claiming Oil Spill Jobs Are Better Than ‘Normal’ Ones,

Alabama ad uses BP funds for containing spill damage to say beaches not suffering spill damage

I must say I'm a little proud of myself today. . .

I must say I'm a little proud of myself today. . .

It doesn't matter if Barton apologized or not - it is the NEW repug talking point.

Letter from Alan Grayson

BP, Nalco Sued Over Dispersant Used in Gulf Spill

US Gov't Still Approving GOM Deep Water Drilling & Suspending Royalty Payments

92 Texans charged in 3-month financial crime sweep - Mortgage fraud

Republican promises to go easy on corporations if they get power

Utah Gov. Twitters he approved prisoner execution...

Tornadoes kill 3 in Minnesota

I know where the money went.

We need to apologize to the Nazis...

Former GOP county commission candidate, nightclub owner arrested for shoplifting at Walmart

If a major bank or an investment firm came forward today and

A murder seen by millions, and a fiancé fighting for justice

BMO Capital Markets Economist: "We've definitely seen the economic recovery hit a wall,"

BMO Capital Markets Economist: "We've definitely seen the economic recovery hit a wall,"

Corporate Governance 102: Case Study the BP spill.

Michelle Bachmann used to be one of us!

Atrios: Next National Review Cruise Should Be In The Gulf

van der Sloot's mommy: "He is not a monster, not a murderer...It feels like a big trap set for him."

Tweety this anti-incumbent trend is in your

Gulf oil full of methane, adding new concerns.

Watch NewsHour for good discussion by Ken Feinberg, how 'fund' will operate.

Ed Shultz will be showing us the latest loony video from

So . . . . Matthews is reporting that Man on Dog Sanitorium is spending time in Iowa these days . .

Jeebuz. Did you just see that guy light his kitchen sink tap water on fire on MSNBC?

Make an early move on Friday's bland exterior. Please come CAPTION Rush (the Thud) Limbaugh!!!!

Pro-BP/Anti-Obama: The Far Right lost in an echo chamber.

The Gulf and All the Attention

The TEA KLUX KLAN

Orange unveils new "green" phone charging boots

Orange unveils new "green" phone charging boots

David Brooks did a good job just now, on NewsHour,

Oil cleanup: Haybooms and mushrooms.

Where do I go to find Tweety's ratings for his documentary the other

Where do I go to find Tweety's ratings for his documentary the other

BP Gulf Oil Spill - Crying Indian 2010 Remix

BP Gulf Oil Spill - Crying Indian 2010 Remix

More Progressive Radio Voices silenced

US Senate schedules Monday floor vote on 3 Obama District Court nominees

The Kagan Family: Left-Leaning and Outspoken

Gotta love Charles Pierce's take on Newsweek's Palin article!

Happy Fathers' Day to this wonderful man

Texas Representative Oily Joe Barton apologizes. Please come CAPTION!!!!

Franken Addresses American Constitution Society video

Who is this baboon faced fuckwit BP apologist on Ed's show right now?

I Hate The Poor...

The Dental equivalent of the Nightmare in the Gulf:

Juan Manuel Santos, Colombia Presidential Candidate, Oversaw The Company Managing Elections

Psychoanalyzing the Tea Partiers

TRUMKA: "The American Dream" For ALL!

BP 'strong despite spill setback'

BP 'strong despite spill setback'

Real leadership.

Pariah Watch: Alan "Borrow on Your Home" Greenspan says the U.S. has borrowed too much money

I am resorting to a bit of a nuclear option myself, day three

Facts on The Deepwater Drilling Moratorium

Need help rebutting insufferably pedantic RW acquaintance re BP/Obama

O Donnell sitting in for KO

Tea Parties? My little sisters used to have them ...when they were six years old ...

Let's look 30 . . . . . may 50 years into the future . . . . . . .

WTF are these bozos thinking or smoking?

WTF are these bozos thinking or smoking?

When Congress Becomes a Subsidiary of Corporations, Democracy and the Free Market are Dead and Burie

Tea Party Calls Chris Matthews Document. A 'Left-Wing Hit Piece,' Urges Hardball Sponsors To Boycott

A guy on Facebook just told me that the Republicans are the party of the working class.

Make a guess now: If Darrell Issa got subpoena power, how many millions would he spend on Obama?

What do Boeing, Exxon-Mobil and Pepsi all have in common?

What do Boeing, Exxon-Mobil and Pepsi all have in common?

(I found Dick) Disaster capitalists: Halliburton to make money off oil spill

Scientific American: Toxic Dispersant Use in Gulf is 'Massive, Uncontrolled' Experiment

Attn Dog Lovers - The DOGS of Capitol Hill - slideshow...

Photo gallery: Aerial photos of oil and gas flaring at Deepwater Horizon site

Michiganders Take Heart: We're no longer the most unemployed state in the union

Kill every motherfucker on the street!?

Every Republican should be forced to answer these questions about the oil spill

"Blues Brothers" gets Vatican thumbs-up

The Rude Pundit - Memo to Republicans: Don't Write BP a Check You Can't Cash

Comment of the Day: Government Murder

Are DUers watching Sharon Angle's interview on KO

War Zone Corruption Allegations Up Sharply

Gonna ask this once again....

U.S. Testing Pain Ray in Afghanistan

HELP...

HELP...

Get the ad about Michele Bachmann's BP comments on the air in her district

Get the ad about Michele Bachmann's BP comments on the air in her district

Hmm... Trouble In Arizona... 'AG Bows Out Of Immigration Law Defense'

I am anti death penalty. But if we have to insist on doing it, can we find the most humane (ha) way?

Woman who survived genocide, murder of family members, and poverty helps Cambodian kids go to school

Robert Reich: Democracy Is Better Than Corporatist Negotiation

Status Report On The Relief Wells Being Drilled To Halt The Gulf Of Mexico Oil Spill - NOLA.com

School Officials Say Candidate Overstated His Role

question regarding Barton

Just sent a message at the WH web page, asking them to take away all BP

Just sent a message at the WH web page, asking them to take away all BP

JP Morgan sends team of mining experts to Afghanistan

Tea Party 'confessional' in Playboy.

Tea Party 'confessional' in Playboy.

I'd love to see Michelle Obama run for office in 2016

Hi DU folks! Welcome to the Friday Afternoon Challenge Question!

Massive Experiment: BP's Unprecedented Use of Dispersants:

once again I am the richest man in the world.

Who will be the first, what deli, restaurant, confectionary will

19 reasons why God torched Jesus - By Mark Morford

Can anyone name the 13 Dems who refused to support the greener Kerry-Boxer climate change bill?

One Word Talking Point Memo: "BigOilyCons" n/t

Lieberman, Collins (R-ME), & Carper (D-DE) introduce bill that would allow US to disconnect Internet

Hey, bp ---

If Sarah Palin Tweets, and nobody reads it,...

PA State Trooper found to be drunk-killed in 1AM crash day of hearing for previous DUI...

Administration CONFIRMS Arizona LAW Challenge, Jan Brewer's Head To EXPLODE

Embattled BP Chief Hayward Taking Back Seat in Gulf Response

Anyone have a link to the can batch numbers for Spaghetti-o?

The "truthiness" of the Huffington Post home page...which can't be denied...makes me fucking SICK.

Froma Harrop: "Let's turn Louisiana over to the federal government"

Do Republicans really want to run on the $20 Billion BP escrow as being a "shakedown"?

Terry Goddard (Jan Brewer's challenger for AZ Gov.) Named AG of the YEAR

Outrageous! Crude-Sucking Barges Stopped by Coast Guard

CBS News: Relief well has been drilled to within 200 ft. of the damaged well

There should be a crew of Environmental Experts, Technicians and OSHA type people

Friday TOON Roundup part 5

Is ethanol the 21st century version of the perpetual motion machine?

Britain offers to help clean up the Gulf...for a price!

Goddard withdraws from S1070 defense, says Brewer is playing politics

GANG OF PLACEBOS = GOP = Moot Minutiae Meaningless(3M)

Viet Nam to get $15 for each gallon of Agent Orange dumped

Disaster capitalists: Halliburton to make money off oil spill

Bye Bye Hayward

So who would spend more time in jail, hypothetically?

IBM develops Jeopardy-playing supercomputer

and now for something completely different...

Sarah Palin's "Little Dutch Boy" Fantasy - Do You Buy It?

PALIN's Newest Endorsement: STAR PARKER

I'm a new member

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF!!

Hey Keith .... give up the book idea.

GOP Rep. Joe Barton's Apology To BP - Just Think! He Will Be The Chair Of the House Energy Comm!

Google Patents ‘Tower of Containers’

About this mineral wealth in Afganistan....

Hayward sold 33% of his BP shares in March.

Dirtball Sarah Palin supporter busted for destroying Minnesota wildlife refuge to build ATV course

"Blood Atonement" in the LDS Church-- the Utah firing squad

Hillary as VP

'Shakedown' is code word for 'mugging'

Mark Kirk, serial liar

What the acronym TEABAGGER really means:

BOYCOTT BP T-SHIRTS

4 Ways BP and Officials Are Working to Suppress the Outrageous Facts

Billions of New Nuke Giveaways in Kerry-Lieberman Bill Exposed

Will Pitt: Enough of This Crap, Part II: This Note's For You

GRAPHIC VIDEO: Man Gets Pinned By Train As Crowd 'Jockeys' To See, Takes Cell Phone Photos

GRAPHIC VIDEO: Man Gets Pinned By Train As Crowd 'Jockeys' To See, Takes Cell Phone Photos

David Broder: US corporations hoarding unprecedented cash ($1.8 trillion).

Republicans say "Leave BP Alone!!!!!!!"

When I try to watch the video that was posted under this OP titile.

PLAYBOY: Confessions Of A Tea Party Consultant

Niger Delta becomes a cautionary tale for U.S. (oil)

"Are you f--king happy? The rig's on fire! I told you this was gonna happen."

Available summer positions in Raleigh

The Importance of Alvin Greene

Our sea, our shores, our psyche: Many reeling after gulf disaster

Our sea, our shores, our psyche: Many reeling after gulf disaster

Goddamn fucking Sun Trust Bank! I have been on the phone

America is too complacent

Remember. Barton is not alone. Many in the GOP agree with him.

Lest anyone forget the political support for the deaths of 10s of Ks of INNOCENT Iraqis:

The baggers have a new hero...

Millions of unemployed being held hostage by Senate

Let Biden Loose

Palin on pot: Smoking a joint in your house no biggie

Craaaaap... ROV Films Oil Leak Coming From Rock Cracks On Seafloor.

Any idea as to what the June employment picture will look like?

Woman explains why she kept 100 dead cats in her freezer. No, that's the headline.

Even Republicans will vote for true Democrats

Oil Spill Containment Efforts Could Be Putting Strain On Damaged Well - NOLA.com

Oil Spill Containment Efforts Could Be Putting Strain On Damaged Well - NOLA.com

Franken launches full-throated attack on 'conservative activism' on courts

Franken launches full-throated attack on 'conservative activism' on courts

“They took 24 lightning strikes on the site,” - Va. nuke plant event

What an incredible storm is coming.

Dawn Johnsen Advises Progressives To Stick By Their Principles: ‘I Have No Regrets’

Louisiana Bucket Brigade

ESPN ZONE closing doors..

"I'm Sorry," by Oily Joe Barton

I Cn't Find a Concise Debunking of This. Is It True?

OK, I need to know. WHY can't the secret energy meeting files be opened?

8 yr old boy's hat banned from school because toy soldiers had guns.

Concerning this meme that people depend on BP for their dividend income...

The Chavez solution....I guess I am a socialist.

TRUTH Gusher: Jeanne Pascal Spills It on BP, Judge Stanley Sporkin, and the Disaster in the Gulf

TRUTH Gusher: Jeanne Pascal Spills It on BP, Judge Stanley Sporkin, and the Disaster in the Gulf

Where'd Dick Go? Why Is Dick Cheney Silent on the Oil Spill?

Coffin... Meet Nail !!! - Can Somebody Here Please Defend THIS ???

Im glad I was never taught about this guy in high school

Im glad I was never taught about this guy in high school

Im glad I was never taught about this guy in high school

Im glad I was never taught about this guy in high school

WTF is going on in Oakland??

WTF is going on in Oakland??

BP deploys Costner's oil machine in Gulf cleanup

BP deploys Costner's oil machine in Gulf cleanup

Border Boletín: "Minuteman Project on Steroids"

Border Boletín: "Minuteman Project on Steroids"

methane, BP and the potential for a catastrophe never witnessed in human history... wowza

So -- when are we going to "fix" the HIR bill?

10 Things That Terrify Right-Wingers

Meg Whitman brags about being anti-AZ law....ONLY IN SPANISH TV ADS!

here we sit by a poluted river in MA giving the homeless a voice

here we sit by a poluted river in MA giving the homeless a voice

Rachel Maddow, Queen of Boom!

The government is hiding something about this oil spill and it is not bad press for BP....

The government is hiding something about this oil spill and it is not bad press for BP....

When the Worst Happens: Environmental Injustice in Democratic Countries

These bastards really do think were stupid

Don't kid yourself. Hayward is being rewarded for a job well-done.

What else can I say but there are not enough threads about the millions on unemployment

Robert Reich - what's the deal?

Robert Reich - what's the deal?

Ok here is a theory

BP Blocks Attempt to Save Endangered Sea Turtles from Oil Fire

Education Official Accused of Sex Act in Meeting

Eric Cantor: Betting against America

If you can credibly explain why we are STILL in Afghanistan or Iraq, I will pay your way in the next

Looking Up: War Is Over (if you want it)

Obama Twists Arms at BP, Setting Off a Debate on Tactics

$20 billion is chump change for the death of a coastline

Stop Boom and Burn of Endangered Sea Turtles

Rachel Maddow on the myth of energy indepencence

When I lived in Germany a person from Hamburg could not understand

What you may not know about the use of dispersant subsea in the Gulf of Mexico

Rick Santorum running for President in 2012? So Tweety says...

Blinking While Gay

Four new NYC charter schools being started by religious groups.

Not to sound all gloom and doom, but let's assume that the

Darryl Worley propagates that Obama is responsible for the 2008 TARP bailout!

Show down in AZ & The Lies of the Media

My pix from Grand Isle Louisiana

The Stealth Attack on America's Best-Loved Program (Social Security) - Robert Kuttner/HuffPo

Doubts about the dark side

You're putting English in my Spanish!

You're putting English in my Spanish!

Life in Barton's district: I repainted my house, therefore I must be a MEXICAN!!

Orlando church workshop to teach "legal" ways that public school staff can bear witness to students.

I interviewed for a job at British Petroleum today...

KUCINICH: “What if the BP gusher in the Gulf is unstoppable?

Utah Firing Squad Execution Announced on Twitter

The executioners all volunteered for the job

My father's death has given me personal insight into the government vs. private management issue -

Stop Boom and Burn of Sea Turtles by BP Crews

Heard about this on NPR today, Gasland, on Monday on HBO

Friday TOON Roundup part 4

Watch the BP ROV Under Sea Cams...Thread #28

iPad and tablet rivals will kill netbooks, says experts

'Inanimate whacking' fundraiser goes awry - MiddleFingerMom (ahem) comes in last in chastity event.

Zappa Plays Zappa will blow you away.....

Manga Mad

Mike Dunleavy: Lakers' Gasol led the way

LAKERS!!

Lakers edge Celtics in Game 7, win 16th title

Similarities between "Are You Gonna Go My Way" and "Wait'll we get our Hanes on you" jingle. Discuss

I wish the Starbucks near me was this awesome.

Miniature golf: better during the day, or better at night?

If this song doesn't make you bounce your head and shake your hips

I know it was you, Fredo...

Dupe

The music of Craftsman Tools..

Men of The Lounge...Is this what you are thinking when

OOOPS dupe

New Orleans tourism ad pulled as "anti-British."

What is going on with Google?

Why do so many of these young women actresses have to do videos looking like whores

Would you rather be Larry Bird or Wayne Gretzky?

Craig's List users...a question.

That's it. I finally have my retirement plan

Would you rather be Martina Navratilova or Billie Jean King?

My palm itched this morning, so I just bought two Mega Millions picks.

My palm itched this morning, so I just bought two Mega Millions picks.

Greatest Laker?

Congratulations Mr Scorpio!

Congratulate me

Wish me luck

German student attacks Hell's Angels with puppy

Bah, who is Dr. Strange anyway? For all that I care, it could be a vandalism

Good luck Mr Scorpio

Stop Boom and Burn of Endangered Sea Turtles

15 years ago today, I married a woman who is better than any I could have invented

Tunnel of Love

Hi Artie Fufkin Polymer records

Aren't these really cool dancing gifs?

Be afraid, be very afraid ...

calling the Milwaukee area Lounge-rats...

The Stooges - Down On The Street (Live - 2006) HQ

The Stooges - Loose (Live - 2006) HQ

Pretty Poison is a weird movie

I dare you to listen to a whole album of this.

What is your favorite finger?

Motherhood is so exhausting

Here's some on line gaming crack

Sometimes ... when you cry...

"...here is a land that never gave a damn.."

Cialis commercials are a female conspiracy.

Stevie Wonder - Living for the City

week 3 of 1200 calorie diet : lost 4 lbs !

IBSTD

Leno's rating fall below Conan's

once again I am the richest man in the world.

What? They Cancelled "Room 222"?

In the presense of a Saint

United States vs. Slovenia World Cup Match Thread

as good as a fresh homegrown tomato:

I remember when miniature golf was BIG

In March, I remember hearing a news-story about a man getting a 27-year

Prison afraid inmates will use Victoria Secret shiv to bust out

Demi Moore got somewhere aroung $12.5M for Striptease

From here to paternity: Scifi's best and worst fathers

New one in GD.

Under Pressure

Does Orrex have a soul?

Any Duers who are metalheads on here?

Do people have souls?

Would you use a live political forum chatroom?

cat getting smacked in the face

What genres of music do you love?

I am a Farmville Addict.

Kingston Trio on MPT at 8 tonight.

Do dogs go to Heaven? Cowboy poet Baxter Black loses a friend.

A revealing pin-up calendar -

to those who read about the hateful Niece yesterday - a letter from her husband

Good vibes needed

Post a song that references gender. 1st up: Chicago Transit Authority - "I'm a Man"

Need Home Heating Advice (meandering but read if you have time)

Do I Like You?

Let's say You hit the Lotto: What will your garage look like?

This yogurt expired yesterday.

What do you put in your tossed salad?

Overdoses of prescription drugs up drastically, new study says

Aung San Suu Kyi's desperate plea to the world

Gulf oil spill puts industry-friendly Republicans in tight spot

(MS Gov.) Barbour: Deepwater drilling ban bad for U.S. economy

Toronto G20 protest hints at more to come

Mobile phones used to get past China's Internet censors

Judge favored by BP has financial ties to oil industry

UPDATE: Lakers celebration turns ugly as police, motorists come under attack

Times Square car bomb suspect indicted on 10 counts

New video shows evolution of Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, April 20-June 13

Utah prisoner faces death by firing squad

Oil spill report to remain under wraps

WikiLeaks questions why it was rejected for Knight grant

Strange Martian Spirals Explained

José Saramago, Nobel Prize-Winning Writer, Dies

Vietnam to end use of firing squads for executions

Iraqi asylum seekers claim they were beaten on flight to Baghdad

Daimler To Invest $194M At Detroit Diesel Engine Plant

China's stimulus spending created infrastructure projects that may not be needed

Top Republican joins chorus calling for Rep. Barton to step aside

White House Meeting Next Week May Determine Fate of Energy/climate Bill

5-day 'morning after' pill gets FDA advisers' approval

South Korean children's balloons mistaken for parachuting North Koreans

U.S. Senate restores Medicare pay for doctors

Pensacola Rep. Jeff Miller wants Barton to resign

N. Korea lifts ban on private markets to prevent famine

Embattled BP asks 7 banks for $1 billion each

WikiLeaks Preparing to Release Video of Alleged U.S. Massacre in Afghanistan

Education Official Accused of Sex Act in Meeting

How Halliburton is profiting from the Gulf oil spill

BP CEO Hands Over Gulf Focus

Juan Manuel Santos, Colombia Presidential Candidate, Oversaw The Company Managing Elections

Scotts Songbird Selections Donates $50,000 to National Wildlife Federation Oil-Spill Cleanup Efforts

Unemployment falls in 37 states in May (mainly because people gave searching for work)

Survey: Obama's more popular abroad than at home

LAPD arrests at least 9 outside Staples Center after Lakers win

BP CEO Hayward still in control of Gulf oil spill response (BP clarifies comments)

Alert Issued for 17 Afghan Military Members AWOL From U.S. Air Force Base

BP has paid less than 12 percent of claims

(Sen.) Warner faults Obama on selling of stimulus

At least 27 killed in Iraq

Source: FIFA may sit Slovenia-U.S. referee

Bank of America, Wachovia employees received up to $55,000 in bribes

(Florida) Justices rule for fishermen

Texas Congressman’s Apology to BP Denounced by Party

Obama Urges G20 Nations to Maintain Stimulus

(AG) Holder: Review of CIA’s Treatment of Detainees Nearly Complete

Bid to end senators' 'secret holds' advances

Gulf oil full of methane, adding new concerns

Bipartisan bill would stop government from buying Chinese items

Utah firing squad executes convicted killer

Anadarko blames Gulf oil disaster on 'reckless' BP

Calif University Will Allow Media at Palin Event

BP Oil Spill: As Pay Czar Promises Money, Workers Turned Away From BP Claims Center

Number dead during Kyrgyzstan violence '10 times higher than thought'

U.S. Testing Pain Ray in Afghanistan

Doctors urge (VA Atty. General) Cuccinelli to drop health-reform lawsuit

Inquiry: Police not justified in Pole Taser death

Lawsuit Seeks $19 Billion from BP

Auto dealers criticize UAW plan to protest at Toyota outlets

Storm rips windows off 110-story Chicago tower

Hayward to be relieved of operational control in Gulf

BP Oil Spill: As Pay Czar Promises Money, Workers Turned Away From BP Claims Center

More Companies Knew About Tainted Drywall but Stayed Quiet—and Kept Selling It

BP turns to cleanup device backed by Kevin Costner

Medvedev Pushes Ruble Reserve Currency to Cut Dollar Dominance

U.S. military criticized for purchase of Russian copters for Afghan air corps

Knight Commission: Athletics vs. academic spending too unbalanced

Florida candidate Rubio seeks to stave off foreclosure

Obama to agencies: Don't pay dead people

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Friday June 18, 2010

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Friday June 18, 2010

Obama internet 'kill switch' proposed

GOP senator: Bush handled Katrina better than Obama handling spill

BP Oil Spill: White House Intervenes After Coast Guard Stops Two More Oil-Sucking Barges

Getting Shit Done

Gulf oil spill puts industry-friendly Republicans in tight spot

Obama invite The Lakers at the White House

was Barton's apology a BP ruse to steal headlines?

Tony Hayward Estimates Size of Deep Horizon Oil Field at about 2 Billion Gallons/50 million+ barrels

Fake ----- Scarborough...

Barton takes the heat off Hayward

President Obama To Talk Stimulus, Jobs During Columbus Visit

Despite my petty complaints, I am pulling for Barry to succeed.

"Obama Twists Arms at BP"

Hillary: Justice Dept. Will be Bringing a Law Suit Against the AZ Immigration Act

"To Obama, this is all about rebalancing the books"

Just a simple question- How much did Poppy Bush get Exxon to pay for the Valdez spill?

Another pathetic day in the U.S. Senate

Is the WSJ agreeing with Barton?

40 Senate Hoovers

Senior Official: Obama Administration Will Challenge Arizona Immigration Law

Barton’s three different apologies

Spock who? CNN Opinion Research Poll finds 60% Believe Obama "cares about people like them."

My grandmother told me her theory as to why she thinks Obama will be re-elected

MSNBC: Ron Christie claims there is no power under Articles I or II of the Constitution

Publc Backs Additional Stimulus-Congress, what's YOUR problem?

For the lulz, we could try to get conservatives to say that the leak's already stopped.

Perhaps a stupid question, but how important is all that Afghani lithium

Barton's Grovel, GOP's Emblematic Moment

James running out of votes in Alabama recount

Joe Conason: Ripping the Populist Mask Off GOPBP

Obama gets 20 Billion and more from BP without using a waterboard.

Empty anti Obama talking point, "Obama did not ask for help on the oil spill."

Biden angrily responds to Barton: It’s not a ‘shakedown’ to insist BP takes care of people...

20 billion starting to move is a good thing for the people of the gulf coast. Obama deserves a lot

BP refurbishes marina owned by Nungesser

Marsha Blackburn (TN -R) putting some of the blame on MMS

Obama Gets Billions From BP Without Beating His Chest

Senate Democrats Doubt Obama Can Find Votes For Climate

9 GM plants skip summer shutdown due to demand (Toyota hiring 2,000 as work resumes on Miss. plant)

"A Coup for the Cool One"

Psst, GOP: Where's Tom Price's apology?

The reason why Barton is upset with Obama's "shakedown"

The reason why Barton is upset with Obama's "shakedown"

New meme: Spill proves Obama isn't manly enough

Brits that complain about Hayward's grilling should consider their complaints are groundless.

Boy - Luke Russert is certainly looking dapper these days. He appears to have

Tom Toles cartoon on climate change

Accusations fly that MSNBC pundits pre-planned Obama criticism for ratings

I'm from a ____ state,and I ____ Obama's performance

Eric Cantor’s financial disclosures reveal that he bets against U.S. Treasury bonds.

Inhofe slams Obama’s response...Bush’s ‘leadership’ during Katrina ‘looks pretty good right now.’

Why The Dirth Of Polling, You'd Think We'd Have Slew Right After The Speech?

New DNC ad calls on GOPers to "stop apologizing to big oil"

Beck slams Congress for ignoring his debunked BP Leak theories-George Soros

Trumka speech on immigration reform and the ecomony

Biden goes after Repubs - saying they are jeapardizing Seniors healthcare/

Loopholes Grow in Bill to Offset Ruling on Campaigns

President Obama Breaks Ground on 10,000th Recovery Act Road Project...

Vote Trackers - very useful information to pass around

"GOP rushes to clean up Barton mess" - Still Silent on the BP Mess

More fallout: second Republican calling for Barton to step down (updated)

BREAKING NEWS: Anadarko blames Gulf oil disaster on 'reckless' BP

One-on-one match ups find Fallin leading Governor race

Plumline: Joe Klein skewers the idea Obama's posture towards corporations represents 'overreach'

Didier expects more Palin support

Internal Poll Shows Hilliard Voters Swinging Toward Sewell

The GOP upset at Obama because

Rubio camp disputes foreclosure

Explain this

BREAKING: Obama Administration Will Challenge Arizona Immigration Law

Saw the President tonight,,,Again

Jobs bill blocked in Senate

Tea Party Calls Chris Matthews Documentary Boycott

GOP-er: Tea partier a Grayson stooge

On supporting the President

CALL TO ACTION: Let's Make Rachel's "Oil is Oil is Oil" Video GO VIRAL!

ABOUT TIME!!! - Yes, He Strong-Armed Them & Why Shouldn't He?

After watching this clip, I think the WH needs to unleash Joe Biden on this BP mess.

BREAKING NEWS: Tony Hayward to give up control of BP in the Gulf.

President Obama to junta: Release Suu Kyi

Possible in 2012 that VP Biden and SoS Clinton will switch jobs.

wife swap show - I have only watch a couple of times- they seem to pick complete opposites - why do

Unemployment falls in 37 states in May

Fiorina’s HP Mishaps Prompt Technology Executives to Back Boxer

The Cap and Trade Success Story (2009)

I want a damn law to revoke Rupert Murdoch's citizenship!!!

If you could remake the Senate

Define "progressive."

If Repubs win House - "Issa wants to be ... a subpoena machine in search of White House scandals."

Barton's BP Apology: Revealing What the GOP Really Thinks (David Corn)

Those who say we need to "support the President" have it exactly backwards.

Shouldn't the tort reform-obsessed GOP be THRILLED the President forestalled countless lawsuits?

The Tea Party's success ought to be a warning to our own Purity Patrol

Sarah Palin Thinks Cops Should Just Let You Smoke Pot, But Doesn’t Support Legalization

Short-Sighted Liberals?

Short-Sighted Liberals?

Over the next two years, which is more important?

Obama's ratings ebb in Muslim world

If Kucinich was POTUS how long would it take before we will be told he isn't progressive?

Teabagger Sharron Angle’s Campaign Calls Reporter ‘Idiot’ For Quoting Her Website (WONKETTE)

Republicans say no to the millionaires tax

WHY THE GULF OIL DISASTER HAPPENED

GOP Objects to Holding Oil Companies Accountable for Spills

Queen Meg Wants RN Ratios - For Lunch!

Coast Guard Shut Down Vacuum Barges Cleaning Up Oil Spill

Speaker Pelosi on Ranking Member Joe Barton (R-TX)'s Comments

Don't let Republicans get away with it

Profiles In Courage: Joe Barton

GOP Objects to Giving Subpoena Power to BP Oil Spill Commission

Stop Listening To and Quoting Rush Limbaugh

You can always count on a TX republican to stand up for America

Anderson Cooper & Ken Abbott (B.P. Whistleblower) Discuss Atlantis, B.P.'s Other Ticking Time Bomb

Tony Hayward Won't Spill

Mike Malloy - When The Lights Go Out, I Will Get Limbaugh - Part 1

Family sings 'Free Bird' at vigil for executed man

EMILY'S List Announces EMpower

Rep. Bruce Braley on BP's safety record

Biden Blasts Barton On BP Apology

World Party - Ship of Fools

VIDEO COMPILATION: Conservative Pundits Rush To Defend Barton, Praise Him As Courageous

Don't cry for BP, GOP

JOE BARTON'S 2010 APOLOGY TOUR

U.S. May Pay For Child Soldiers In Somalia

Checking papers at a Republican fundraiser?

A Real Stimulus Package that would help all Americans..

Whitman flip-flops on her secure borders, no amnesty stance with Spanish-language campaign ad

Angle Aide Calls Reporter An ‘Idiot’ For Pressing Her To Explain ‘Second Amendment Remedies’ Comment

TYT: BP CEO Acts Like Star Trek Character - Why? (+ CRAZY # Of Safety Violations)

Tarryl Clark on Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-BP)

Michele Bachmann hearts Joe Barton for apologizing for his apology

Young Turks: Man Executed By Firing Squad In Utah

Hateful Fundies: America Is Being Judged

The Friday Night Follies: Hymn to the GOP Unitary Executive Theory

Message for Michele Bachmann & Joe Barton From Hank Crab

Bachmann Opponent's New Ad Blasts Her For 'Standing Up For BP' (VIDEO)

Shai Agassi: A bold plan for mass adoption of electric cars

IKAROS - Come Sail Away

TYT: Obama Strikes CEO Pay Fixes From Financial Reform Bill

Coulter - Liberals Believe in Obama the Way Children Believe in the Tooth Fairy or Santa Claus

Sharron Angle: You can make more money on unemployment than you can on an honest job

Animaniacs - The presidents

Cenk Vs. Republican Strategist On MSNBC (Debating Campaign Finance Bill)

Decades of high unemployment likely

Climate Crock Wraps up "Climate Gate"

Why we need to protect our marshes from the BP oil spill.

Rachel Maddow brilliantly explains why domestic oil drilling doesn't help us AT ALL

Mike Malloy - When The Lights Go Out, I Will Get Limbaugh - Part 2

New DNC Video: Stop Apologizing (to be aired on cnn and m$nbc)

(GOP Rep. Darrell) Issa has eye on subpoena team

Australian oil spill last year happened almost exactly the same way as Deepwater Horizon

Mr. Fish strikes again

Modernizing in Russia means a lot of chances to German industry

Ancient Oceans

Enough of This Crap, Part II: This Note's For You by William Pitt

A little gallows humor on another Friday when the oil is still flowing....

That ’30s Feeling

Andrew Sullivan-- Getting Shit Done

Andrew Sullivan-- Getting Shit Done

President Obama dashing to Ohio to keep economy out front

Bwah ha ha! Luckovich 'toon on Barton's suckup to BP.

Versailles sleaze

“We’re All Born Atheists”: A Religious Person Defends Non-Belief

Joe Barton is just a long line in Texans

Kick Ass or Buy Gas?: How Taxpayers Are Subsidizing BP’s Disaster Through the Pentagon

Obama Twists Arms at BP, Setting Off a Debate on Tactics

The Psychological Toll of the Oil Spill

Inside the mind of the anonymous online poster

Republicans are missing a golden populist opportunity

Commentary: Where's oil expert Dick Cheney when we need him?

Our Century: A Dialogue with Helmut Schmidt and Fritz Stern (I) by Scott Horton

Greenwald: The strange and consequential case of Bradley Manning, Adrian Lamo and WikiLeaks

See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil

What Would the Tea Party Do?

Germany's ruling alliance teeters on the brink as Angela Merkel loses control

Friday Talking Points (128) -- Merry Bartonmas!

ACORN Totally Vindicated of All Wrongdoing -- What Was That 'Scandal' All About?

100 Best Books for Humanitarians

Unleash The Mississippi River To Stop Gulf Oil Invasion

19 reasons why God torched Jesus

Sharron Angle Is Coming for Your Pot, Booze, and Porn, But She Says You Can Keep Your Guns

Our (US) Heart Belongs to Daddy (Warbucks) Weekend Economists Salute the Old Man June 18-20, 2010

Swiss Team Plans To Fly Solar Plane All Night

Local power: tapping distributed energy in 21st-century cities

Peak oil notes - June 17

ODAC Newsletter - June 18

Drumbeat: June 18, 2010

The Oil Drum: Heyward, Congress, Afghan Minerals, and Drumbeat

Consequences of being rich: wealth and population are key drivers of invasive species in Europe

Oregon gets taste of living with wolves

Saw my first Tesla yesterday.

Shocking Oil Disaster Video: visualizing 25,000 barrels of oil

Gulf oil spill: A hole in the world

The Long Disaster: Ecotherapy as Emergency Medicine

Creating a game plan for the transition to a sustainable U.S. economy

Local power: tapping distributed energy in 21st-century cities

TVA halts popular solar program as money dries up

Buncefield fire: Oil storage firm found guilty of safety breaches

Environment worries to lift electric car sales: report

The Endless Debate on Climate & Energy Legislation Must Come To An End, And Soon

Jon Stewart: The last eight presidents have promised an energy-independent future

Brainstorming Session

Stop Boom and Burn of Endangered Sea Turtles

YES.

As a St. Johns fan I just want to say....

USA-Slovenia

Germany loses to Serbia

Nil Nil

Spoiler Group C wide open now

What a surprise! Jerry Jones wants Arkansas (and ND?) to join the Big12.

Vuvuzela Song!

Who's watching USA v Slovenia?

England-Algeria

USC was "Breaking the rules" not "Cheating"

Top 50 QBs for College Football 2010

I would like to say I watched a basketball game last night but I didn't

Germany-Serbia

US Group C Scenarios

Lakers fans riot after victory..

Strasburg sets record for K's to start career

The Most Disliked People In Sports

OK---I get celebrating after a score----

"What It Was Was A Robbery ... Flat Out Robbed, We Was...." (Spoiler Alert) LINK

Interesting pics tonight >>

Indigenous Rights in Peru: We just need one signature!

Juan Manuel Santos, Colombia Presidential Candidate, Oversaw The Company Managing Elections

Did anyone hear Mika call Thom Hartmann today?

Brazil gears up for a fight

Southern Baptists vote to support gay ban

What Daley plans to do if the Supreme Court overturns Chicago's handgun ban ...

The Boston Globe Lovejoys for gun rationing

Supreme Court ruling puts Toyota (workers) suit back in circuit court on 11 year old case

Phantom photographer

Station at night

I'll be ready. Contest starts in only one more day.

Guess what this is

Are any of you using a point and shoot

The meaning of strangulation

s/d

Testing Quantum Gravity With Bosons in an Elevator Shaft

Obama's ratings ebb in Muslim world

Swine Flu Jumps Back to Pigs and Keeps Evolving

Would Hamas lift the siege?

Alberta boasts biggest dinosaur graveyard in world

UN chief urges international Israeli raid probe

Ultra-Orthodox Jews rally round parents jailed for defying Israeli court ruling. Ashkenazi/Sephardic

VIDEO / IHH leader tells Gaza flotilla activists to 'throw IDF soldiers into the sea'

Is Ecumenist ever coming back?

Virtual Council with 13 Grandmothers

Anyone wanna shake your groove thang?

Favor #1:

The oil disaster and some insights I have been getting particularly after

Keep your eyes open, Everything is happening this weekend.

A clash of civilisations

Murfreesboro (TN) mosque opponents pack commission meeting

Ted Haggard says it's all about the Love, baby. Predicts the end of the Religious Right

Lawsuit: Trio fired from faith-based charity for being the wrong kind of Christians

If 'god' is 'reality' or 'existence,' why confuse matters by calling it god?

Martin Buber: I and Thou

Tea and coffee reduce heart disease risk, study suggests

Experts Explore Emerging Evidence Linking Diabetes and Cancer

Fructose doesn't contribute to tooth decay?

House-Senate Panel Broadens Audits of Fed

“US borrowing vulnerable to rate spike- Greenspan” (Reuters) Fri Jun 18, 2010

Housing market swoons

Paul Krugman: That 30's Feeling

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