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Archives: June 29, 2010

A Rousing Day of Commons

Last year, Kennedy's death killed the health care reform we wanted. Will Byrd's death do the same...

One Year After Honduran Coup: U.S. Gov't Still Supports the Repressive Regime:

Obama and British PM Cameron: BP Should Remain "A Strong and Stable Company"

Team USA World Cup hero Landon Donovan 'fathered love child with a British woman'

Team USA World Cup hero Landon Donovan 'fathered love child with a British woman'

Don't Forget Who's at Fault-by Meteor Blades

Supreme Court ruling underscores need for more firearms education

John Adams on education.

If you're outraged at BP, you should be pulling for the Netherlands to win the World Cup

Maybe the libertarian wack jobs and extreme wingnuts are right!

It looks like the track of Alex will miss the bulk of the oil spill

Hilarious - the Capelli and Lippi show at the 2010 World Cup

Modern Alchemy: Turning Fear into Profit

The Ohio Democrat Party Fails to Release Personal Information of Gun Owners

"... geysers of tar issuing from the ground..."

Sharron Angle: Deregulate Big Oil & Drill ANWR

Cheney leaves hospital after treatment

Farewell, Stevens: The Supreme Court Loses Its Cryptographer

Barry Goldwater a Moderate??

BP Runs Two Dozen Full-Page New York Times Ads

Louisiana Judge Feldman protecting his Exxon stock, and not the law.

Montana GOP platform seeks to criminalize 'homosexual acts'

Tea Party against the Free Market (so I guess that makes just about everyone)

As Canada's Democracy Trembles, a New Global Architecture Emerges

US Senate confirms Obama judicial nominee Gary Feinerman unanimously

MT GOP calls for a ban on homosexual acts and "avoidable consequences" for Young Offenders...

Storm Alex

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

Oh wow, Rick Barber just out-crazied himself, talking to Lincoln. Comes with free Godwin!

Scam alert!

Oklahoma police tase an 86-year-old bedridden grandmother

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

Can Fiction become reality?

Should There be a Special Election to Replace Sen. Byrd?

The Deficit Commission: No Results Revealed 'til After Nov Elections

Alex Is Back Over Water, And In The Gulf... Sitting Stationary At The Moment...

(Wash. state) Government Agencies Award $418,000 in Political Surveillance Case

GOP finally apologizes....

I propose we jump from April 14 directly to April 21 every year.....

Jim Cantore: Alex will bring 2-3' water rise, 10-25 mph SE winds to LA coast

Rand Paul at Christian Homeschoolers Conference: Schools and Hospitals Part of Our ‘Welfare State'

G20 Protesters Being Abducted, Bundled Into Unmarked Vans In Toronto

A poem, by Sen. Robert Byrd..

Remind me to avoid Miami from September 16th to the 18th.

Take care friends.

East Timor war crimes loophole must be closed - Amnesty

Clarence Thomas, the angry sexual harrasser

Publicly funded elections starting in Hawaii despite potential legal questions

U.S. strategy in Afghanistan may involve greater use of special operations forces

C-130 Program to Launch Despite Doubts

‘Slush fund’ a factor in USNA supe’s exit

Academy pitches new ‘cyber center’ for mids

House Dems strip some Afghan war funding

The Afghanistan Paradox: When the War's Defenders Make the Case for Why We Should Stay, They End Up

Russell Pearce, SB1070, and links to hate groups

One Year Later: Honduras Resistance Strong Despite US-Supported Coup

L.A. Times Blogger Who Pushed Biden Video Is Professional Republican Flack

NH woman on oxygen dies after power cut to home

The Australian Labor Party coup: a warning to the working class

KO and David Corn tearing

Grim Afghan Toll as 100 Foreign Troops Die in June

Denver police officer suspended during excessive-force investigation

Pentagon looks for $100B in cost savings

Kagan confirmation hearing (Q&A's) resumes at 9:00 on cspan3.

Just saw "Green Zone" on PPV

Accused Russian spies lived perfect Boston lives

Governmental help, 5 cents.

The Ollie North award for stupid: Weak Civilians and a Fired General

Pakistan Receives F-16s That May Give `Unprecedented' Boost Over Taliban

Kagan Causing Friction Between GOP And Its Base

Republicans say the darndest things!

Posner and Landes study of the Supreme Court Justices. Shocking. Reveals the most conservative

Ireland is an example of when the government stops stimulating the economy

Could the oil spill be responsible for the heat wave?

Anyone watching Washington Journal right now?

11,000 Afghan Bound NATO Containers With Goods Worth 220 Bln (Rupees) Go Missing in Pak

Fact or fiction?

Say What?

So, I see Boone has resurfaced on Cable news

Drug Pushers in Academia

Facebook took the Boycott BP page down.

Gen. David Petraeus Confirmation Hearing-LIVE NOW

Do You Commute by Auto, or Some Other Means, Work at Home, or Something Else?

More than oil spills if GOP takes Congress. Teabagger wants to dump nuke waste in the ocean

Susan Collins Pulls Back Support For Wall Street Bill Over Bank Tax

Blagojevich considered Schwarzenegger, Winfrey to fill Obama's Senate seat

Cash Business In Gulf Makes Compensation Difficult

Afghanistan’s first media mogul partner is Rupert Murdoch...

I hate to say I told you so, but

Is this the Rethug/BP employee CNN keeps putting in front of a camera every day to blast Obama?

Fun and games with the "terrorism" label

Kagan’s clerkship with Thurgood Marshall a huge asset

Randall Terry Asks: Where Have All The Protests Gone?

NASA commander: No sex on International Space Station

John Pilger: There Is A War on Journalism

"I'm a Nervous Wreck": Gulf Fishermen's Wives Face Trauma, Domestic Abuse, Economic Insecurity

Nev GOP Senate Candidate Sharron Angle said that

Nev GOP Senate Candidate Sharron Angle said that

Supreme Court rules against UC student group that excluded gays

Fines make fraud profitable.

U.S. government proposes creating an 'identity ecosystem'

Corexit: One of Most Toxic Dispersants Ever Developed & Also Toxic to Plants:

A Republican Party that Really, Really Doesn't Want Any Black or Hispanic People Voting for It Ever

Kagan: A Fake John Roberts, A Radical Homosexualist, and a Sign of The End Times

Oliver Stone hits back at NYT

Oliver Stone hits back at NYT

Why do some people feel the need to please those who are better off than them ?

GOP Chooses Tax Cuts for Billionaires Over Jobless Benefits for the Unemployed

Anybody seen Oliver Stone's SOUTH OF THE BORDER? Please check in!

Big business is getting tired of being picked on

SINGAPORE: World's Most Expensive Hotel Opens With World's Largest Outdoor Pool

Yikes! Consumer Confidence Collapses Massively In June

Watchdog: Afghan forces won't be ready for U.S. withdrawal

In Ireland, a Picture of the High Cost of Austerity

FDA urges less antibiotics in meat

FDA urges less antibiotics in meat

LOL. Senator Hatch concerned about the millions spent by unions against Blanche Lincoln

Little done to prevent polar bear extinction, climate change, feds say

Obama’s Patients’ Bill of Rights: One Important Right is Missing, Thanks to Corporate Spin and Fear-

When Foreign labor isn't cheap enough, automate!

Hasty Generalization -- The Logical Fallacy That Devoured Cleveland

BP in the Gulf -- The Persian Gulf - How an Oil Company Helped Destroy Democracy in Iran

Brown-Nosing Wall Street Reform

McChrystal - A GOP Candidate For President In 2012?.........

'Austerity measures' should be imposed by

Inheritance question (this is happening on a soap). A young woman

Recent SCOTUS gun decision has very little effect for most of the states.

Recent SCOTUS gun decision has very little effect for most of the states.

This is funny

AFL-CIO, UAW Back Honda Strikers in China

What is the West Virginia statute for senate vacancies.



Tweety is going to MSNBC analysts during

Repo Men = evil assholes that are traitors of the Working Class

What is the West Virginia statute for senate vacancies.

About Linda McMahon

First Penalty kick shoot outs at the World Cup

Update LBN Story: FDA in talks with 8-year-old burn victim's family


Putin Says U.S. Police "Out Of Control" In Spy Case

Austerity Fever Has Made Ireland's Economy Worse

Obesity rising; Southern states have highest rates

Wonderful worldwide cultural costumes

Variety: 'Wackadoodle demo widens' in TV

gender discrimination,free expression,trauma,a rationale to exclude?

Sarah "Half Term" Palin's Defense Fund email praises her as a "dedicated public servant"

Maine rally to launch tour for traditional marriage

Petraeus Says He Will Revisit Afghanistan ROE

What if a state really tried to secede? What do you think the federal government would do?

Vitter leading in Senate Race . . .

Is China like a Roman Empire that didn't decline and fall, but instead held on?

In Nevada, Running for Senate and From Cameras

Australia: Mining giants dictate terms to new prime minister

What is the truth about the skimmers and Obama "not allowing" them?

China & India make up 40% of the worlds population - While the US makes up 8% - Hmmmmmm.....

Thirteen/PBS has live coverage of the Kagan hearing

Affordable Care Act Relief for Businesses etc. who offer Health Insurance to Early Retirees

boner piles on the drama and lies to boot...

Just when I thought human beings couldn't devolve any lower

Ms Hair A'flailin' gives her interviewer the old "what for." Please come CAPTION!!!!

Earthbag House Plans Blog

14 Officials Killed in Blistering Violence Across Iraq

I'm getting into the spy business

HuffPo: Sharron Angle Opposes Abortion Even With Rape, Incest: 'God Has A Plan'


Proof: Trickle Down Didn't Help, It Harmed 90% of Americans

Can science explain when, why, and how the Panama Canal was built?

Does anyone believe that the US doesn't still have spies in every country?

Did Obama Warn World Leaders at G-8 that ‘Millions Could Die’ From Gulf Oil Disaster ?

The Tea Party and the New Right is driven by a utopian worldview

Calif. state Sen. Ashburn coming to terms with his 'double life'

Paul McCartney compares global warming skeptics to Holocaust deniers

suffering from high altitude sickness

Whaaaat? Agree or disagree: Mrs. Greenspan just prononced General Dave "Too Big To Fire"

Latest track for Alex as it re-enters the Gulf

Latest track for Alex as it re-enters the Gulf

Dick & Betsy DeVos' pal sues state of MI over political campaign donor limits

Anyone know anything about the Family Medical Leave Act?

SEN. SHELDON WHITEHOUSE: Jobs missing, not motivation

Gulf's coastal wetlands surviving despite oil

Gulf's coastal wetlands surviving despite oil

MSNBC: "Of the 384 metro areas tracked by MSNBC, only two are in full-blown economic expansion"

ANGLE is Harry Reid's ANGEL

ANGLE is Harry Reid's ANGEL

Bachmann to Lead Birther-Filled Lineup at Taking America Back Conference

Unlike LeBron James, I know I am staying in Cleveland…

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac... Myths and Facts

Fannie-Freddie Bailout Could Cost Taxpayers $1 Trillion

What is the truth about the skimmers and Obama "not allowing" them?

What is the truth about the skimmers and Obama "not allowing" them?

Swiss firm has plan to save coastlines from oil.

The boycott has cost BP at least $50 million to $70 million.

Wildlife officials to move up to 50,000 sea turtle eggs to Florida’s east coast

Dennis Prager: whites are waiting for blacks not to be angry at them

Doing the same thing over and over expecting different results

John Kerry writes:

Sympathy for the Devil

Alex takes shape

Gulf Oil Spill: You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet

Mine bill to crack down on repeat violators, introduced by Dems naturally-rethugs whine

Urge Your Senators to Take Action THIS WEEK on UI Benefits and COBRA

I wonder if you asked Sharron Angle about the 9/11 attacks, what she would say

Beware politicians moralising on the sin of indebtedness

NYPD Hunts Real Life "Catwoman"

Who here still boycotts Exxon because of Prince William Sound?

Tax concerns jeopardise US financial reform effort

Republican Senate wants homeless vets' families to stay homeless

Republican Senate wants homeless vets' families to stay homeless

Tesla - Monster IPO

My wife is looking for some books on American and Constitutional philosphy?

if BP has to pay lost wages for their screw up, the GOP owes the unemployed/foreclosures they caused

Enough with the trashing of Taco Bell...

Our future? In Ireland, a Picture of the High Cost of Austerity

Evil bastards: Where do they come from?

Matt Taibbi takes apart Lara Logan for her criticism of Rolling Stone reporter

Against all enemies, foreign and domestic:

Gay man claims Parkersburg officers beat him

Wonkette: " Vile Racist Jeff Sessions: It’s HIS DAY To Shine! "

New Deal 2.0: Financial Reform Bill Falls Short

gop Objects To Homeless Women Veterans & Homeless Veterans With Children Act

Items the Republicans have blocked that could help the destitute

Boxer Targets Ties Between Fiorina, Palin

Kyron Horman's stepmother served with documents for restraining order, divorce

Tweety, you lying hypocritical son of a bitch

Am I missing something with this Dave Weigel dude?

A very private person

You know, only someone who is a lazy SOB him/herself would think Unemployment is Funemployment. nt

Tweety just noticed how the GOP is always anti-big gubmint ... until they need it

Is it just me or is empty? nt

Ah yesterday fake IPADs

I really cannot stand Sessions (R) Ignorant Asshole. P.s. DU you know me

Do people have a moral obligation to diversify their purchases so nobody goes out of business?

Democrats seek GOP 'Macaca' moments for new website

What the right-wingers fear.

What "Survivor" and Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings Have in Common

PETA Wants To Rebuild Touchdown Jesus

Understand This, Republicans Are Mean-Spirited, Cruel Assholes

Without Social Security 1 in 2 elderly would live in poverty

Come visit Sharron Angle's Underground Bunker

Oil now on roadway in Miss. ( pics)

Roberts' Stamp on the Court: 'Now it’s the era of the corporation and the interests of business'

Roberts' Stamp on the Court: 'Now it’s the era of the corporation and the interests of business'

FBI: SPIES Hid Secret Messages on Public Websites

Oliver Stone response to the attack on "South of the Border" from the New York Times' Larry Rohter

"Articulate" is Racist.

Fair Wage Program Ignites Fox News Hysteria

Pssst . . . . . Jeff . . . . . c'mere . . . . . .

Family: Cop shot dog, city won't pay vet bill

Steve Forbes celebrates Robert Byrd’s death: ‘Good news’ for Wall Street.

Sarah Palin mocked by reporters caught on open mic after California State University speech

Visit Florida TV ads not being shown

58% of Americans Favor President Obama's Withdraw Timetable for Afghanistan (80% Dem support)

Kirk appears from self imposed house arrest to apologize for embellishments in his military record

Yesterdays SCOTUS ruling helping to overturn Prop 8

global warming's hitting home: anyone else with increase in large cockroach visitors?

Did Coburn have a freudian slip about "mixed marriages"

Stupidity as a Virtue......Welcome to Teabaggerland

hubby was doing something and googled ... backwater hick photo....

Pass the 'historic' financial reform bill or just reinstate Glass Steagal?

The Tea Party At Sea Cruise!

Some statistics from the Comments section of Bob Herbert's column for 6/29

Oregon republican selling racist books

Sessions' smirk irks the hell out of me. nt

'This American Life' Completes Documentation of Liberal, Upper-Middle-Class Existence

Conscious Choice of Food Can Substantially Mitigate Climate Change, Research Finds

Petreaus dyes his hair but his wife does not.

I could just scream

"Social Security Eligibility Should Start at Age 70"

Jindal using line item veto to punish people living in districts where lawmakers wouldn't suck up

DNC Launches Major Citizen-Tracker Project, Urging Activists To Film GOP

How David Vitter GOT AWAY With The HOOKER Scandal

How David Vitter GOT AWAY With The HOOKER Scandal

The Vienna Declaration - XVIII International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2010)

BP: Criminal Commodities Trader, Too

Jefferson Beauregard "Jeff" Sessions once a year likes to play "dress ups"

Chinese companies 'rent' white foreigners

The Eight Most Irritating Conservative Celebrities

What I don't understand is ......

Boehner says it's time senior citizens did their part for the war effort

Is it time for a Gusher in the Gulf forum?

Joan Walsh: It's not even coded bigotry anymore

Democrats Seek Help to Document GOP Missteps

Sharron Angle: Rape, Incest Part of God’s Plan — Opposes Abortion No Matter What

This is why I hate those god damned cop "reality" shows

US banks off the hook until 2022 Political reality has forced compromise into the final version of

Montana Repugs want to make being gay a crime

Birther Web site (again) calls on Adm. Mullen to launch a coup

O’Reilly On McChrystal: “Live By The Liberal Sword, Die By The Liberal Sword"

Greece Shut Down by General Strike

Rodent droppings, roaches found in airline food prep

I believe the Toronto G20 protest riot was handled properly by police

Salute to Senator Byrd...."Stand up Miss Jean Louise. Your father is passing..."

Dell Computer's bag of nasty tricks revealed in lawsuit.

Dell Computer's bag of nasty tricks revealed in lawsuit.

Kerry & Lieberman Prepared to Scale Back Energy Bill for Republican Support

Mother Jones: Starbucks-Gate

Isn't it a bit odd that 9 years later they haven't gotten bin Laden?

McChrystal's Social Liberalism and the Integration of Gays in the Military

Dallas man says the July 4th flag he bought has 61 stars

BP Station owners don't make their money on gas sales -- because BP does. Boycott.

BP Station owners don't make their money on gas sales -- because BP does. Boycott.

Cops can be so dumb. Now that Toronto police protester plants have been revealed, the question is...

What if a half a million women in Mississippi started wearing Burkas?

Nine Inch Nails, Maroon 5 join Arizona boycott

Refuting Boehner's suggestions for "reforming" Social Security...

BP's Private Police Force

Today is my birthday and I am trying not to be depressed.

If the Afghans have waited 10 year for us to leave do you think they could wait another 10 or 20?

A Republican military man's quote

Bushesque evil? Steve Forbes: 'Good news: Financial reform bill may still fail b/c of loss of Byrd'

If Feingold says the finance bill fails the test, it fails the test

If you had to give up your car for a month, which month would you choose?

The Deficit Crisis Is A Fantasy - FDL

In Refusing to Hear My Case, The Supreme Court Has Put the World's Peace and Order in Danger

Australia's new Prime Minister Julia Gillard is an unapologetic atheist

I am terrible at economics , a total stupido

What is your general attitude toward science?

Someone commented on the lack of educational background diversity on the Supreme Court

WOW! Kos to sue Research 2000 for fraudulent polling results!

Why are conservative Republicans so reckless about the lives of "other" people?

Elena Kagan – Willing Accomplice (Don Siegelman)

Oil is 6 Inches Below The Sand In Pensacola

Lindsay Graham asks Kagan where she was on Christmas

Does anyone ever ask natural gas promoter T. Boone Pickens about Fracturing?

You wouldn't know by looking at Google News that there is a fucking oil fucking gusher in the GoM!

For the middle and working classes do women still make less money than men.

Meth: That's some horrible shit.

Let's starve Grandma to pay for the war! Death panel double whammy!

Boycott Big Oil

The Rude Pundit - Kagan Hearings: Al Franken Kicks Republican Asses All Over the Hearing Room

Question for economists here... could the U.S. issue a new kind of currency?

Amazing Original Photographs from the Civil War

Wow. I thought I was disgusted by BP before..but after tonight's Rachel Maddow Show..

Kucinich: ‘We are losing our nation to lies about the necessity of war’

Conyers throws in with Grayson, co-sponsors ‘War is Making You Poor Act’

‘Dozens’ of US citizens on assassination list, White House adviser hints

First I've heard about Artur Davis avoiding addressing the Siegelman case.

Corporate Tax Rates Fall Again in Europe

Corporate Tax Rates Fall Again in Europe

Economics Is Hard . . . Especially For Those Who Got Everything Wrong - FDL

What do you buy a bigot on that "special" day? Photos from Carrie Prejean's wedding registry.

Do you think we will meet our August 31st deadline for combat troop withdrawal in Iraq?

It would be nice if someone trustworthy would come out and be

What does it say about our society that Boehner can say what he did

Sharron Angle opposes abortion for rape and incest victims because 'God Has A Plan'

War Escalation Funding Fight This Week

Consumer Confidence Falls Off A Cliff

The American Economy: Making Money By Keeping People Unemployed

The Three Biggest Lies About the Economy

U.S. authorities charge 11 suspects with spying for Russia

Why did Obama/Geithner burden taxpayers with unlimited support for Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac?

The War against the Poor and the Black – Officially Known as the “War on Drugs”

Boehner: Cut Social Security to Pay for War

CO Senate Candidate Andrew Romanoff Goes There on Education

A new way to get more votes, or decrease the number of votes for the neocons

A web site that shows you all the ships at the BP Oil Disaster site in real time...

What if the United States was attacked & occupied? What would you do?

Larry King - Retiring

Average western woman spends $25,000 on shoes number people who cannot afford one pair 3 billion

Couple terrified by mistaken Dallas police encounter

The single most awe-inspiring fact about Byrd I've heard

Popular Nebraska principal being replaced though considered effective. Arne's money the reason.

UAW vows to 'pound' Toyota in unionizing effort

Dear Skinner - we need a jobs forum please

for the cowbell fans.....

Is it just me, or is this the most poorly written news article ever?

"I'll be there for YOOOOOOU" UPDATE: Joey, drunk off his ass. It's the Joey Special! Double Scotch!

US pilot detained for showing underwear in Brazil

Anybody watching the Reds/Phillies game tonight?

Team USA World Cup hero Landon Donovan 'fathered love child with a British woman'

Rachel Maddow on Leno!

Finger Painting on the Apple iPad

GIVE ME these shoes

Random tip: Clean your computer room with lawn sprinklers

anyone seen the lincoln geico ad?

Take care Loungers. I love you all!

Question about an old DUer

Out here in the perimeter there are no stars. Out here we is Stoned Immaculate

Two random pics from my photobucket.

How would you modify the calendar?

"Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people."

Do people to "rent-to-own" for houses? What does it mean? Please help.

I think Mt. Olive Jalapeno Dill Spears are addictive.

My best friend's son and I came up with what will be the best new food craze of 2010

Check out this first post..

So long, DUers. It's been real

If you're on Facebook, you might want to join "Friends Don't Let Friends Read Ayn Rand"

last meal requests!!!!

The Gun Thing....Bang

Help me out with this work question..

Anybody tried out the new youtube gadget?

FIFA president Blatter does a 180 on video replay possibility

Composer Allyn Ferguson dies at 85 (wrote 'Barney Miller' theme)

After 7 years in Dubai, I finally tried camel curry

Tell us all about someone who made you happy

When I really think about it...

I need your help.

New Harry Potter Trailer

Bugs that sing at night in SC, NC, and undoubtedly many other states—what are they?

Post your favorite Public Service Announcement

Iron Wiener: Champ Takeru Kobayashi bows out of Nathan's Famous July Fourth Hot Dog Eating Contest

Sometimes when the world starts getting me down...

Uh oh...Little Johnny again.....

Is there a term for people who spend their whole work trying to fix things that aren't broken?

Does the width of DU chage throughout the day?

At first I was afraid


How often do you post something that is obviously meant as

tribute to MJ

LynnSin - What do you think of Mrs Robino's restaurant?

First day of my new job in the books.

So nothing special happens when you get 1,000 posts?

Just wanted to let you guys know that I won't be posting here anymore...

I want to use the phrase "Like Baby Boomers at an early bird special"

Can't Believe I Can DU ...

If you had to give up your car for a month, which month would you NOT choose?

New Ohio greeting cards come with flavor strips

I don't care if it's the last food on earth for me to eat - I LOVE Watermelon

What's more important to you, health or looks?

Anyone seen "Good Hair" the movie by Chris Rock? Is it any good?

ha! just turned on my furnace. Made me remember how much I prefer winter.


Anyone know anything about the Family Medical Leave Act?

My tomato plant fell over.

Well SHIT...scope came back inconclusive....

I acidently uploaded this to the YouTubes...

Question about an odd DUer

Scary Tokyo (Narita Airport ) Landing....

Ammun/Mr. Tinkles sure fits my furniture

If Skinner had a lounge picnic and asked everyone to bring food donations - what would you bring?

You have been given leave to download one song for your listening pleasure

Husband had to kill a pygmy rattler. (Warning: Pic a little on the gory side.)

Elton John Youtube songs.... your faves

Songs with moments of silence in them.

Facebook partners with BP to allow Oil Drilling in Farmville... A story of PR Spin.

If LynnSin had a lounge picnic and asked everyone to bring food donations - what would you bring?

The problem with the L-word is that it invariably leads to the M-word

I need your help - making a CD of typical prom songs from the 70's-80s

Are you ever made to feel less of a person (less of an adult) because you don't have children?

Why haven't any of you useless twits come over to clean my house?

Scorsese Fans: I love SHUTTER ISLAND, but why is this film so much more serious than his other

What is your favorite type of soup?

Whats Your Favorite Ice Cream?

How Do You Commute To Work?

Off to the podiatrist...I hate doctors.

Had to go to Outback Steakhouse last night.

Have you ever seen the Northern Lights? If so, where were you when you saw it?

Ya'all are gonna love this one...from a friend in NC

I don't care if it's the last food on earth for me to eat - I cannot STAND Watermelon

Happy 90th birthday, Ray Harryhausen!

How bad are carpenter ants?

Meat-flavored vodka!!!

What Is Your Favorite Fruit?

Have you ever just lived in constant pain?

Could choosing couscous mitigate climate change?

Of these books by Darwin, which remains most relevant today?

Airline Food Fails To Meet Health Standards (FDA)

Cuomo Calls Upon Mott's to Bargain in Good Faith

Supreme Court Rejects Appeals of Tobacco Ruling.

Play it. Pass it. Win it.

As Canada's Democracy Trembles, a New Global Architecture Emerges

Three of 10 alleged Russian spies posed as Canadians: U.S. government

Greeks strike on Tuesday, test government pension reform

Sen Franken:Supreme Court Caving To Corporations

(TN Gov.) Bredesen signs bill requiring jailers to notify U.S. of illegal immigrant inmates

San Francisco Health Care Law Survives Final Appeal

Plan hatched to move turtle eggs from oil spill

(Wash. state) Government Agencies Award $418,000 in Political Surveillance Case

‘Dozens’ of US citizens on assassination list, White House adviser hints

Pentagon looks for $100B in cost savings

U.S. and Afghan forces launch major assault in eastern province of Konar

Byrd special election to be held in 2012

Major Russian spy ring busted

More American women not having children: report

East Timor war crimes loophole must be closed - Amnesty

US presses farmers to reduce antibiotics use

Turkey bans Israeli military flight from its airspace as freeze deepens

Army spokesman says McChrystal to retire

Britain, France, Germany use torture intel: HRW

Case challenges 'don't ask, don't tell' policy

UN starts $5M Agent Orange cleanup at Vietnam base

Taiwan and China sign landmark trade pact

BP Discussing a Backup Strategy to Plug Well

Russian agents infiltrated US society, charges say

Consumer Confidence Collapses Massively In June

Foreign troop toll in Afghan war hits 100 for June

Pope reprimands cardinal over sex abuse criticism

U.S. frustrated with Netanyahu over stalled proximity talks

Wall Street Hiring Jumps as Guaranteed Bonuses Return

Inquiry to be held into British security service torture claims

Florida Republican leaders drawing up Arizona-styled anti-immigrant legislation

large twist with sprinkles, smartass..

Calif. advances bill creating special Reagan day

Kerry Introduces Elena Kagan

Maine rally to launch tour for traditional marriage

Shooting leaves 2 Tampa police officers dead

L.A. Times blogger is also a professional Republican flack

In Nevada, Running for Senate and From Cameras

TARP Money May Help Fund Financial Reform Legislation

Naomi Klein...Report from Toronto! ----G20 FIASCO? Protests..and What does it Mean?

Rove steps up for Blunt fundraiser

House rejects extension of unemployment benefits

Denied by the GOP, Boyd abandons independent bid for governor

Cop Involved In Sean Bell Shooting Files Counter Suit Against Bell's Estate

Tea Party favorite Jim DeMint stumps for Pete Hoekstra's bid for governor

Updated: U.S. Supreme Court orders review of Don Siegelman, Richard Scrushy convictions

GOP: It's not even coded bigotry anymore (Joan Walsh)

U.S. charges 18 in Colombian money-laundering case

Bachmann to Lead Birther-Filled Lineup at Taking America Back Conference

Primary words haunt Ken Buck

Daily Kos Founder Suing Pollster Research 2000: 'We Were Defrauded'

MoveOn Pledge to Counter Corporate Corruption: 'The Other 98% Pledge for a Better Democracy'

Democrats May Cut $19 Billion Bank Fee From Bill

Russia denounces US Cold War-style spy arrests

Ex-Chicago policeman guilty of lying about torture

Gulf farmers asked to flood fields for migrating birds

VP Biden and Senator Robert Byrd

Joseph Casias: Walmart Fired Me For Using Medical Marijuana

Supreme Court, Supreme Court, Supreme Court...

Lawmakers Vow to Fix Financial Reform Bill’s Swap Trading Error

McCain-Feingold: an example of why the perfect shouldn't be the enemy of the good

Citing high black arrests, NAACP endorses pot legalization

Anti-abortion group backs Childers for 1st District

Clinton endorses Sen. Bennet's opponent

FDA urges less antibiotics in meat

Solar-powered plane set for pioneering night flight Thursday

Democrats seek GOP 'Macaca' moments for new website

House votes to extend homebuyer credit 3 months

High Court Backs U.S. Ban on ‘Soft Money’ Donations

EMILY’s List endorses Roxanne Conlin

US Stocks Drop, Investors Rush To Treasurys, Dollar;DJIA Down 275

Iran Nuclear Scientist Shahram Amiri 'Flees US Captors'

Senator Kaufman doesn't think the bill goes far enough, but plans to vote for it

Prosecution experts report on Minn. Toyota crash (motion for a new trial by Koua Fong Lee)

Supreme Court Justice nominee - Elena Kagan

"Feingold and the Lucys"

Rossi's final real estate talk canceled

Byrd to lie in Senate chamber where he served

Obama to senators: Include carbon limits in energy package

Obama Administration Sided With Scott Brown On Wall Street Bill Loophole

Brown Says He’ll Oppose Finance Bill With $19 Billion Bank Fee

Boehner...The financial crisis was an ‘ant’ that Congress killed with a ‘nuclear weapon.’

Democrats propose axing controversial bank tax from Wall Street bill

BP broke policy on political donations

GAO Study Finds Improper Burrowing During Bush Years

Does the University of Arizona have any criteria when handing out their law degrees?

Is it me or does it seem like we are headed for another major economic collapse?

Lawmakers request BP stop using controversial firm in public health response

California Cities Start Shutting Down Police Forces to Close Budget Gaps

Toronto police questioned after summit arrests

I see Obama's influence every morning

G20 reporters complain to police watchdog

Illegal Immigrants To Lose Out On BP Claims

State and Local Tax Revenue increased slightly compared to Q1 2009

Economist Peter Morici: Outlook Darkens for Economy, Obama

Illinois: Jury: Former cop lied about torture

It all makes sense - our troops are listening to Rush, Beck & Hannity - Armed Forces Radio

Kagan Shifts on Disclosure of Legal Views at Hearings


Thurgood Marshall deserves this nation's undying gratitude, not trashing from the GOP

New saliva test 'can detect various cancers

"Congress trying to solve how to pass unemployment benefits extension" -

Mich. man sues Wal-Mart after being fired over medical marijuana

Want Feingold to vote for a financial regulations bill? Try writing the bill correctly

Eugene Robinson: Robert Byrd’s Redemption

Two Polls out today on Ohio Gov race: Q-Poll Dem up by 6, PPP Dem down by 2

9 in 10 doctors blame lawsuit fears for overtesting

Gallup Tracking Poll: Obama 46% approval (No change) 45% disapproval (-1)

Where is the magic formula?

Pallets Of Cash Fly Out Of Kabul

House fails to extend jobless benefits

(New Australian Prime Minister) Gillard won't play religion card

Research 2000 Issues Cease & Desist Letter to FiveThirtyEight. Nate tells them to pound sand.

Republicans hate even homeless veterans

Leahy's anti-fraud amendment in financial reform bill

Feingold says won't vote to advance Wall St bill

My GOD this woman is bait shit crazy

Feingold and the Financial-Reform Vote Hunt.

Even their God , Reagan did it...

Bill Clinton: We May Have to Blow Up Oil Well

Nate Silver: Senate Forecast: After Primaries, Picture Slightly Improved for Dems

Goldilocks Planet

Kissinger Warns On Afghan Exit Strategy

Guns and bitterness

Obama 'Very Strong' on Carbon Limits

Dean Baker on financial reform

Larry King will leave CNN this fall. Larry will announce details at 9pm on his show.

If Obama Fails, Then What? Where Would We Go From There?

GAO Study Finds Improper Burrowing During Bush Years

Remarks by the President after Meeting with Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke

Pentagon looks for 100 billion in cost savings

Matt Taibbi: Lara Logan, You Suck

House fails to pass unemployment aid extension

France outlaws psychological violence in attempt to tackle domestic abuse

Is Grassley interminably STUPID?

Updated: Supreme Court vacates Siegelman decision

Turks Shot Multiple Times On Gaza Aid Ship: Forensics

Democrats dump bank tax from financial reform bill

WOW - President Clinton Endorses Andrew Romanoff

Feingold and the filibuster

New Public Policy Polling Survey: Feingold in trouble in WI

WHY GOP FAILS: They reject, despise, hate WISDOM, INTELECT, SCIENCE

Obama's Unbelievable Winning Streak

"DNC Launches Major Citizen-Tracker Project, Urging Activists To Film GOP"

Utah A.G. proposing different kind of immigration reform

Hundreds of people slept all night in line for tickets to Obama's town hall tomorrow

Daily Kos To Sue Former Pollster (Research 2000)

Al Franken Sketches Sessions During Kagan Confirmation Hearing (PHOTO)

Democrats May Cut $19 Billion Bank Fee From Bill

Russ Feingold's Bad Choice: "It's not a time for Feingold to worry about his reputation..."

BP Offers $70 Million in Cash to Gas Station Owners

Top Republican: Raise Social Security's retirement age to 70

Boehner: Retirement age needs to be raised to 70

Banks Financing Mexico Drug Gangs Admitted in Wells Fargo Deal


Pope battles secularization, 'eclipse of the sense of God'

Push to let Australian doctors mutilate genitals of baby girls

Ecuador threatens to cut Colombia ties over spy plot

"So, you must wish McCain and Palin had won, right?" has become the DU equivalent of "Why do you

This Modern World: Sensible liberalism in the age of Obama

This Modern World: Sensible liberalism in the age of Obama

Majority of Americans Favor Obama's Afghanistan Timetable per Gallup

California NAACP backs recreational marijuana use

West Virginia GOP may sue to force special election

Sen. Byrd Remembered by Franken, Klobuchar

G20 TORONTO - Riots @ G20 Expose Police Brutality

Thom Hartmann - Has ANY conservative done ANYthing good for the working person?

HR 4213 - CONGRESS! ACT NOW OR FACE 15 MILLION SOON - Unemployment extensions

Olbermann: Life of Sen. Byrd w/ Lawrence O'Donnell

Sen Franken:Supreme Court Caving To Corporations

Pass the Unemployment Extension Please

Larry King LIve: Senator Byrd 2003 Interview Regarding Iraq

Thom Hartmann asks Kieran Suckling, Center for Biological Diversity, Is BP guilty of ecocide?

G20 Provocateurs allowed run rampant to justify 1.1 billion policestate

Keith Olbermann Special Comment On Heartless Republicans


Republicans Kill Unemployment Benefits - Why?

Unemployment Extension UPDATE June 28, 2010, WATCH THIS NOW!!!

BP Oil Spill - "Sir, YOU CAN NOT INTERVIEW THE WORKERS!" Are you Afraid, Intimidated?

The Bi-Partisan Sham

Black Water (BP Version) - Gulf Oil Spill Doobie Brothers Parody

Al Franken's Excellent Opening Remarks at Kagan Hearings

Why David Cross is my favorite comedian

Tad Daley endorses Countdown to Zero

Retail Rage At G20

Deliberate Oil Cover Up Pensacola Beach (Part 2)

Fresh Oil And Tar In Surf Pensacola Beach June 29 2010 (Part 3)

TYT: Obama's Bush-Like War Comment

Kucinich: "We Cannot Afford to Continue This War"

QUEEN MEG: Play That Funky Music, White Girl!

DNC TV Ad: On Their Side

Worst Person In The World! - Sarah Palin

G20 Protest Toronto ; One Nice Moment

Crazy eatons meltdown guy -- I have a dream version (very funny)

Trickle Down Doesn't Trickle Down by Old Fart Rants

This guys hates the unemployment extension

Police snatch G20 protester for getting to close to them

Rachel Maddow: How Much Did BP Spend on Clean-up Research, You Ask?

Unemployment Extension Monday June 28 2010 HR4213 dead. S3520 alive!!

Grassley- Was Right To Bear Arms Granted By God Or The Constitution

Young Turks: 6 Year Old Girl On Terror Watch List Raises Other Issues

Chris Hayes & Dean Baker discuss the maddening G-20 fiscal austerity

Pensacola Beach Oil Tar Cover Up (Part 1)

Kagan Answers Graham: 'Where Were You At On Christmas Day?'

The Mystery of the Stock Market Flash Crash

Republican Senators Blocks Homeless Veterans Bill

Rep. McDermott Introduces Legislation to Continue the Unemployment Insurance Program

Takedown of Rick Barber's "Slavery"

TYT: Establishment Press Furious w/ Rolling Stone's Hastings

Is EVERYTHING Obama's Fault?

Burn Pits 'Agent Orange' of Iraq, Afghanistan? - 'I was told to shut up...'

FOX NOISE calls unemployed Welfare Queens!

Soccer - America's Path To Socialism (The crazee is off the charts in this one)

TYT: HILARIOUS In-Studio Interview w/ Ask A's Rep. Gilmartin (R - OH)!

EXPOSED! - G20 Police in Black Bloc Anarchist Gear @ 0:45 - Toronto

A guide to being a sensible liberal in the Obama Age - Tom Tomorrow

"Your humanitarian work could land you in jail" (Mary Shaw)

Dupe..deleted by OP..

Kagan opening remarks:

Funniest Protest Signs of 2010

A Sneak Peek: Rolling Stone Covers Gen McChrystal's Retirement Party

GOP Kagan Strategy: Bash Thurgood Marshall

We are now in the early stages of a third depression: Paul Krugman

In Ireland, a Picture of the High Cost of Austerity

The new American can’t-do spirit

" a quarter point here, and half point there ... and pretty soon you have some real drag."

Ever wonder what a future America might look like if the Tea Party took over? Try today's Israel.

Right-to-Know Law Gives India’s Poor a Lever

7 Potential Economic Effects Of A War With Iran

What Is Goldman Sachs Thinking?

In Nevada, Running for Senate and From Cameras

Big Media slurs Oliver Stone (as usual)

The Journey From Anger To Anguish: Responding To Eco-cide (Carolyn Baker)

Eight (Lonely) Votes For Common Sense Regarding U.S. Relations With Iran

Blue Water Battle (VA denies agent orange claims for sailors and airmen)

Potholes, Petroleum, Pashtuns: Afghanistan As a Local Issue

Banks Financing Mexico Drug Gangs Admitted in Wells Fargo Deal

Republicans Imposing Sado-Economic Austerity on U.S.

Job killed by oil spill – and now BP is best option

Dumbest Political Quotes of 2010 (So Far)

War Reporting Is About to Change for the Worse

The Potentially Far-Reaching Implications of the Supreme Court's Ruling

Fundamental Change in Colombia Unlikely with President-elect Santos

Efforts to curb special interests in elections stymied.

Breaking: Supreme Court vacates conviction of Don Siegelman

The Gulf, Oil and Republican Hypocrisy

Does the Judge Who Blocked Obama's Drilling Moratorium Suffer from an Unethical Conflict of Interest

Sen Franken:Supreme Court Caving To Corporations

The universality of war propaganda

One trillion dollars.

Whitney, Ritholtz Issue Bearish Calls on Housing Market

The quagmire gets worse

Noam Chomsky: The Iranian Threat

How a New Jobless Era Will Transform America

What FDR Gave Us

More American women not having children: report

Why Washington is More Right-Wing Than the Rest of the Country

Robert Shiller Says the Depression Scare is Back

Freedom from Sexual Self-Denial: Why Not Have Sex With People Who Aren't Your Partner?

Peak oil review - June 28

Storm Watch, 29 June 2010

Drumbeat: June 29, 2010

Oregon salmon rated as "avoid" on Monterey Bay Aquarium's seafood watch guide

5 myths about getting rid of the bomb

Hydraulic Fracture Drilling Explained in detail by Cornell Professor Tony Ingraffea

U.S. Approach to Farming Should Change to Meet New Challenges, Expanding Needs

Joe Romm: "I do think Obama and his team have screwed up this once in a generation opportunity"

CDC Advisory - As Of Late May, Dengue Once Again Endemic In Continental United States

Molecules typically found in blue jean and ink dyes may lead to more efficient solar cells

Coral: Lost at sea?

Climate change could wipe out 40% of species in Arab world

Compromise or Dilution? Kerry and Lieberman Agree to Scale Back the American Power Act

Portrait of a Transformative Technology: Joule Unlimited - Ethanol from CO2 , waste water & sunlight

Arctic Climate May be More Sensitive to Warming Than Thought, Says New Study

Can science explain when, why, and how the Panama Canal was built?

Cubs' Zambrano to undergo evaluation for anger issues

El... Serious news....

First Penalty kick shoot outs at the World Cup


Experts warn about repeated brain blows in football and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

Source: Wade, James and Bosh have talked of splitting Heat cash

Tigers lose Zumaya for the season

Will UCLA mirror the San Francisco Giants...

FIFA President Blatter aplogizes to England and Mexico, says replay will be considered

They're dropping like flies.


Honduras: police, military kill Aguán campesino

Share USAID: The Bone of Contention in US - Bolivia Relations

Assembly President and Cuban leaders discuss South-South cooperation

Response to Attack From the New York Times' Larry Rohter

Ecuador threatens to cut Colombia ties over spy plot

Breyer's BS

Some of the comments I read today RE:McDonald...

Residents pleased by high court decision on guns

Kagan on guns: Court precedents are 'settled law'

Second City Cop weighs in on Mayor Daley and the McDonald decision...

Chicago could limit number of guns allowed in a home

Woman sleeping with child in adjoining apartment, shot by man "fooling around" with a gun

States with the most guns

The Court, the Constitution and the Reality of Guns

TheDailyBeast: The Obama Gun Grab Myth

Interesting tidbit, I picked up in analysis of the McDonald...

Obama's statement on the ruling

The Brady Bunch has been canceled

Big things are changing for gay Americans: Christopher Neff

A well regulated militia

Whats missing from the governments website on Fathers?

Levin: Senate likely to repeal Don’t Ask

Boston’s gay bank bought out

Diverse coalition of unions mobilizing Met Council workers

Photo: 25,000 workers march at G20

NYC Ironworkers Local Leader Bob Ledwith: U.S. Needs Strategic Infrastructure Plan

Los Angeles School District Budget Cuts Endanger Another 2500 Jobs

Judge OKs Philly papers' reorganization plan despite objections from employee pension officials

Today in Labor History June 29 The U.S. Supreme Court rules in CWA v. Beck & much more

Byrd Spent Career ‘Unabashedly’ on Working Families’ Side

Incredible fisheye image at APOD June 29, 2010

I just saw a beautiful sunset

In honor of one of my favorite movies, Ice Castles... "Don't Forget The Roses"


University of Hawaii approves giant telescope

Students Record Spellbinding Video of Disintegrating Spacecraft

Tooth Regeneration Gel Could Replace Painful Fillings

Discovering the Virtues of a Wandering Mind

Turkey Bars Israeli Military Overflights

The scarecrow

Israel transfer of Hamas men from Jerusalem may be war crime, UN envoy says

Lieberman: Absolutely no chance for a Palestinian state within next two years

Ever wonder what a future America might look like if the Tea Party took over? Try today's Israel.

Israelis Keep the Trigger Tight

Turkey bans Israeli military flight from its airspace as freeze deepens

This Light Is Always Red

AA Metatron: 'The Extraordinary Eclipses of the Grand Cross'

Vandals "Under God" to be erased from North Carolina billboard

Copenhagen Declaration on Religion in Public Life

Are you an atheist if you believe in the existence of a being who ...

Too stupid to even be slightly offended

When the time is right will you be rapture ready?

"Lost Sleep Is Hard to Find"

No, Pot Researchers Aren’t Smoking Anything

Nitrate in beetroot juice lowers blood pressure

Fat and calorie bombs: Every state has worst-for-you foods

JAMA study: Diabetes drug Avandia can increase risk of stroke, heart disease

G20 accord: you go your way, I'll go mine

The GOP stole my UI compensation, and as a result my bank profited $140 from my overdrafts


Why should we trust the IMF?

I wish all the people here would call a Congressperson after the jobs

Gold may reach new high amid fears of double-dip recession