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Archives: July 12, 2010

KETV Omaha - Couple Devotes Free Time To At-Risk Children

• Hamas TV broadcasts diatribe against Jews and Benjamin Franklin. •

World cup fans,

64 killed as bombers target World Cup viewers

Austerity policies in new zealand

The bad news: shit be f'd up

More charter school fraud: Charter school as secret corporate lending center

Shrimps get high on Prozac as antidepressants flood British coastal waters

Could "Success" in Afghanistan Be Worse Than Failure?

Could "Success" in Afghanistan Be Worse Than Failure?

Could "Success" in Afghanistan Be Worse Than Failure?

Program to Rein in Retired Officers Working as Private Contractors Delayed

Afghan government seeking bigger slice of aid pie

We Who Advocate Peace

We Who Advocate Peace

Troops seek to replicate gains in Afghan village

The mutating crisis of global capitalism, Pt. 1

Labor quote for the week Congressman Barney Frank responding to Reagan Administration

Boeing Touts KC-X Cost, Jobs (interesting discussion at end of thread)

Seniors Urge Governor To Veto Bill That Gets Rid of Low Income Tax Credit

Need help with answer/source: oil spill estimate to date

Now open your hymnals to "Onward Christian Soldiers".........OR ELSE !!!!

GOP on Unemployment

Dear Candidate - What Will You Do if Growth Is Over...?

I support the Arne Duncan led move to public school privatization

Anyone see anything skewed in today's AP lead?

Obama invades, sends 46 warships & 7000 Marines to Costa Rica

New Navy Missile Could Hit Global Targets

Photo: The July 11, 2010 total Solar eclipse

Repeal Of 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Paves Way For Gay Sex Right On Battlefield, Opponents Fantasize

avoiding LA traffic

One nightmare eases for vets with new rules on post-traumatic stress disorder

One nightmare eases for vets with new rules on post-traumatic stress disorder

California proposes to eliminate CalWORKS (TANF) welfare program

Repeal Of 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Paves Way For Gay Sex Right On Battlefield, Opponents Fantasize

Researchers find that facts can often backfire, adding strength to misinformation

Please let the new cap on the oil well work thread

Man hurls toddler into traffic, cops say

Wait til you read this piece about republican underhandedness.

Uh Oh! Quease time - Republican budget hawks boost Obama’s bipartisan deficit panel

Good show on tea parties on the Diane Rehm show right now.

Nugent introduces us to the "Uncle Ted crowbar of logic"

National debt 'is like a cancer,' governors told - So cut SS & Medicaid/Medicare!

Don't Stop Thinking About Tomorrow: Embracing the Future as a Commons

I was watching the Bloomberg channel this morning......

Former Raleigh man dies in Uganda bombings

CBO tells Deficit Commission that HCR did not reduce health costs enough

(38 people per minute) The real agenda: Let the devil take the hindmost-by Meteor Blades

(38 people per minute) The real agenda: Let the devil take the hindmost-by Meteor Blades

Counterspin: Are we being set up for the dismantling of Social Security?

Conway Rolls Out General Election Strategy In Kentucky: Rand Paul Is Totally Nuts

I just found out that BarackObama.com still has bumper stickers for you to dealth with the PH.

Why GOP might NOT take over House

c-span3 has the BP oil spew hearings

David Broder's helpful advice for the tea partiers

Reckon any of these unreccer's are down-on-their-luck DU'ers who just

If they cut Social Security...

Tremble, Banks, Tremble -- Restore the Rule of Law to Wall Street

False Capital

McCain please take a lesson from this Republican

Octopus oracle Paul to retire with perfect record

McNeil Consumer Healthcare Announces Voluntary Recall of Certain Over-The-Counter (OTC) Products

Scott Brown to vote 'yes' on financial reform

Lies the Government Told You

Female Veterans Struggle To Stay Off Streets

Henry Rollins: Michael Steele, Ann Coulter and me

I need to start ignoring right-wing relatives but my nutty conservative

How do we fight back???

Freepbaggers still blowing gas about 'socialist' soccer.

Can a site founded as the opposition

Would an Exxon takeover of BP be a good thing or a bad thing?

Oil-Qaida Strikes Again

Free Buffett beach show draws crowd on oil coast

The New Republic: The Post-Gender Justice

Aftermath

"Body of WAR"

Ga. Gov race: Karen Handel gets kiss of death endorsement from Palin

Bob Sheppard is dead

Of all the possible appointees to the catfood commission, why was Alan Simpson chosen?

Heads up, The Senate is back in session on CSPAN2

BP: New cap will be on busted well later today

spinning Mel Gibson's racist rant against 'the left'

Does anyone know where our resident Ranter is?

The Third Way. Has it risen or fallen?

Has anyone seen Michele Bachmann's $10K donor-on-the-lam, Bobby Thompson?

I don't have a car to put my Obama sticker on.

Russ Feingold's republican candidate Ron Johnson

Sheila Jackson Lee on MSNBC now: "President Karzai must step up..."

Site Linking President Obama To Rod Blagojevich Launched By Swift Boat Funder

Breaking six dead four injured in NM office shooting

Danziger TOON: More Tax Cuts!

Danziger TOON: More Tax Cuts!

Rand Paul In The '90s: Medicare Is Socialism And Social Security Is A Ponzi Scheme

Rand Paul In The '90s: Medicare Is Socialism And Social Security Is A Ponzi Scheme

Senator Reid is up talking about UI

Mayor Bloomberg Not Hot On Rick Lazio's Request For Mosque Funding Investigation

Mayor Bloomberg Not Hot On Rick Lazio's Request For Mosque Funding Investigation

When they cut my Social Security I am sure they will cut their retirement plan also....

NAACP To Offer Resolution Condemning Racist Elements Of Tea Party Movement

English Heritage Launch Program To Save Buildings At Risk

Photos: Glowing Oil

Where Have We been? Where Are We Going? (Kunstler)

Tug mate in ‘duck’ crash invokes 5th Amendment - Duck was radioing Tug

Blog: ‘Radical NAACP leftists’ persecuting Tea Party movement over alleged racism

Obama has a higher rate of appointing women and minorities to the courts than any of his predecessor

BP and our national government's secrecy concerning oil spill cleanup is deeply troubling.

We're the enemy?!?!?!

Oil Gate: The File (initial run)

Did anyone else get this email?

Where It Has Gone Wrong

Why I am losing faith in Progressives and Many Democrats

Damn, Harvey Pekar Died Earlier Today

Senator Durbin: Justice Stevens is a "national treasure."

Senator Durbin: Justice Stevens is a "national treasure."

Generic Congressional Vote (Gallup): Republicans 46, Democrats 47 - Democrats +1

Generic Congressional Vote (Gallup): Republicans 46, Democrats 47 - Democrats +1

LOL! Luckovich TOON on Mel Gibson

man hurls his toddler into traffic (she's ok)

Seriously, how brilliant was Rachel M. yesterday

Rand Paul's National Board of Ophthalmology mailing address

BREAKING: Swiss court won't extradite Polanski, releases him from house arrest.

Memoirs of a W.H. Piano Man

First Black Presidency Has Driven Many African Americans Insane

The Democratic Party, the Party of Spelunkers?

about the "catfood commision"; if Social Security takes a big hit

Krugman is always wrong

Krugman is always wrong

U.S. suspends deepwater drilling again

Dylan!

What do non-medical volunteers do at a dental clinic? Anybody done something like this?

(Thursday) President plans a visit to Holland, Michigan

(Thursday) President plans a visit to Holland, Michigan

Republicans: Extend All Tax Cuts-But NO Unemployment Benefits

What happened to the Repubs going out, and listening to us?

RNC website asks 'Play Golf or Save the Gulf?'

Dupe

Michael Savage still banned from UK

Rude Pundit: Five Questions Deleted from the Pentagon's Survey of Soldiers on Don't Ask, Don't Tell

A Lot of Patience and Very Creative Minds - Amazing Video

Demand Westat and the Pentagon repay the American Taxpayer for outrageous waste of $4.4 million!

Who Are We?

Jon Kyl: Extend Bush Tax Cuts For Wealthy Even If They Add To Deficit

Price-to-income-ratio 1986-2008

Fox legal analyst: Bush & Cheney Should Have Been Indicted for Torturing, Spying &

Earth From Space: Greenland Glacier Shrinks Overnight

Fox News promoted Tea Party town halls, they made ‘better television.’

U.S. government disappointed over Swiss ruling on Polanski

Mandatory Voting as a Cure For Extreme Partisanship?

GOP Platform: "Blank check for the wealthy, IOU for everyone else"

Mel Gibson's latest audio - wow!

The Attack of the Real Black Helicopter Gang: The IMF is Coming For Your Social Security

As liberals, in what political area should we be focusing our energies?

Obama’s Health Care Bill Is Enough to Make You Sick

The "network" that let's Nugent and Chuck Norris regularly spread their lies....

iPhone 4 sheds light on FCC's nasty little secret,

Real Debt Relief - End the Bush "Rob for the Rich" Tax 'Cut'

Cleveland icon Harvey Pekar dies

Cleveland icon Harvey Pekar dies

Cleveland icon Harvey Pekar dies

We already live in a police state.

GOP Web forum aims to hear 'voice of the common man' (this will be fun!)

NV-Sen: Sharron Angle vs. Saving jobs

If Lawmakers Cut Social Security, and Nobody Is There to Hear It…Virtual secrecy

My Obama sticker was coming off the car today

Senate schedules confirmation vote today on nomination of "a judge"

A column i found about the LeBron mess that I thought some might be interested in...

I found my wife sitting on the floor in the shower crying last night.

My Obama Stickers Are Still On My Cars

My Obama Stickers Are Still On My Cars

Uncertain week ahead for oil prices as La Nina forms (more chance of hurricanes)

Clinton dealth with the PH several times by going into king pimp mode and remember that.

Male, Pale and Stale

100 things that awful Obama did

Dozens Of Deer Roam Downtown Ashland

Why we're in debt - PUT BUSH'S WARS ON THE TABLE

So posting a thread supportive of Obama is now a bannable offense?

I found my wife sitting on the floor in the shower crying last night.

Mandela video at closing cermonies

Fiorina faces fundraising challenge

'Hair-On-Fire' Action Needed On Job Deficit by Eugene Robinson

My car with the Obama sticker was repo'd.

My cat with the Obama sticker was repo'd

I have been on DU since 2003, but after reading GD today I have to conclude

HuffPo: Less Than 2% Of Funds Pledged To Rebuild Haiti Have Been Received

Thank you, mods

Ladies and gentlemen: The next mayor of New York City...

My Obama was hijacked

Why should I give a damn about the Democratic party either this fall or in 2012?

Here's a good link with mulit-cam live feeds of the new oil well cap about to be installed..

And You Thought the Purpose of a Bank was to Make Loans?

My Obama sticker is coming off the car today

MSNBC is full of BS this morning

I count 12 locked posts on this page.

US Official Says 'Significant Progress' Made in Stopping Oil Leak

BP oil spill: President Barack Obama's investigation hears of 'friction'

Make Afghanistan and Iraq the 51st and 52nd states

Bloomberg Weighs In On WTC Mosque Proposal, investigation un-American

DADT survey... Laugh or Cry?

Sen. Scott Brown will support financial reform

Servicemembers United: Refund Our $4.4 MILLION For That Biased & Derogatory DADT Survey

Where was George Bush I born?

Omega threes by prescription only, what a crock of bs, as if all

BP: No comment possible Exxon takeover bid

wun for da hills, Newtie is thinking bout running for Pres.

Who said this? Actual Quotes! (All Politics) (2 MORE NEW QUOTES ADDED!)

You just can't make this stuff up: Diaper Dave Vitter is now a birther!!

I see the piece of DLC filth who murdered Air America crawled out from under his rock

It's time to play the game again - Make me a US Citizen!

How to see the racism bubbling under the surface of the right wing

Nate Silver: "entire portion of the (DADT) questionnaire is fairly useless"

Nate Silver: "entire portion of the (DADT) questionnaire is fairly useless"

Oil spill commission members let BP exec off easy in questioning Monday

Who said this? Part II:

What I learned about businesses and social responsibility from an NPR program this morning...

Cheif teabagger Brendan Steinhauser says "we don't see racism in the tea party."

BP-hired security merc turns into anti-BP whistle blower

Who said this? Part III:

Change is in the air.

Keith was just teasing Rachel about

Can someone tell me what the hell this means??

Can someone tell me what the hell this means??

Dog dies after being tased.

N-Word, C-Word Distance Themselves from Mel Gibson

Ben Nelson Strikes Again!

True or False: Democrats must fight to protect Social Security at all costs

If the US had a communist revolution, how quickly would the business owners fall?

There are people in this country who think that Palin should be our next president

U.S. troops face Afghan enemy too young to kill

BecKKK coined the phrase (beyond ghostwriter) "FOUNDERS KEEPERS"!1 bwah-ha-HAH !1

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

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

The Buck Stops Here

Why don't the "responsible" rich step up and pay for their Bush presidency?

Researchers discover a surprising threat to democracy: our brains

Researchers discover a surprising threat to democracy: our brains

What are you willing to get rid of in order to make sure the wealthy stay fat and happy?

Anderson Cooper is in Haiti with Sean Penn

Gawker: NAACP resolution condemning Tea Baggers as racist

5th Circuit judges looking at drilling moratorium have oil ties too, report says

How the Tea Party May Hurt GOP Senate Prospects

To the person that keyed my car because of my Obama stickers..

The time has come," the Walrus said,

"Obama's rate of appointing women & people of color is higher than those of any of his predecessors"

"Obama's rate of appointing women & people of color is higher than those of any of his predecessors"

The Wars will cost $2 Billion dollars this week!!!

The Wars will cost $2 Billion dollars this week!!!

Dear Diary:

Rachel to interview Holbrooke tomorrow nite.

Whoopi Goldberg: Mel Gibson is not a racist

What is happening with the well cap? I see the oil is still gushing.

NPR/POV ... William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe

NPR/POV ... William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe

Rand Paul's America: A Pictorial

Can someone please post

EcoMotors gets $23.5M push from Bill Gates

How facts backfire

The Fundamental Difference Between Obama & The New Deal & Great Society Predecessors

MI's AG preparing for GOP primary by filing brief in support of AZ immigration law

Oil Industry Using Tax Loopholes To Enrich Shareholders, Not To Explore

Fellow Techies: Time to pull up stakes and leave this place for Canada

Fellow Techies: Time to pull up stakes and leave this place for Canada

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Mike's back!

The BP live oil stream has been down for over 1/2 hour at least

A nice little chart on 1930's unemployment

I don't care how his defenders spin it. Raping a 13 year-old girl is not ok.

Fox legal analyst: Bush should have been indicted

Fiat opens massive dealership in Paris; Jeep vehicles to be sold in it

Rachel Maddow just kicked Republican butt!

Tonight's PBS documentary about fmr Sec of St George Shultz funded by Shultz-tied corps

Wow Reid said Obama isn't

GWB's History as President, as Written on the White House Website, Conflates Iraq With 9/11

GWB's History as President, as Written on the White House Website, Conflates Iraq With 9/11

BTW....??... whats the latest on that TANKER SKIMMER in the Gulf? Any good?

Crises of Capitalism: An animated explanation of how we got here

Yes WE can

1 plus 1 equals 11. Please come CAPTION Head Wreck!!!

These rich Rebublicans who are saying that

No Dominion: The Lonely, Dangerous Fight Against Christian Supremacists Inside the Armed Forces

Top Anti-War Democrat (Nadler): Afghanistan War Could ‘Destroy’ Obama’s Presidency

Did Stimson Lie about Social Security? You decide.

Paul Krugman Is Freaking Us Out

Any clever rejoinder to this libertarian slogan?

2 officers out of jobs in wake of repeated Tasering of woman-She called them

Justice in America: Today Cindy Sheehan is on trial. Bush/Cheney are still free.

Dog left in hot car honks for help

Jesse Jackson slams Cavaliers owner for treating Lebron James like a "Runaway Slave"

Jesse Jackson slams Cavaliers owner for treating Lebron James like a "Runaway Slave"

If you think don't think a country can't be without a military..

"Hell Has Come to South Louisiana": SHRIMPER: "There has been a BP cover-up from day one”

How many of you would rather have Pres, Obama live up to the "radical" teabagger label?

Swiss sets Rapist Roman Polanski free

Barack Obama did not give me the puppy he promised...

12 Savvy Small-Space Urban Gardening Designs & Ideas

Rock Fans Outraged As Bob Dylan Goes Electronica

Gawker: 'My Career Is Over': Another Terrifying Mel Gibson Phone Call Is Now Online

Jon Kyl: Extend Bush Tax Cuts For Wealthy Even If They Add To Deficit

Limbaugh sells NYC digs for $11.5 million ("Stupid tax increases")

The Case for a New WPA

World Cup final makes viewing history in U.S.

For Virginians in unhappy marriages, you may be free to bolt, cuz you maybe ain't married!

"...reporters for this show research their subjects and interview the people closely involved..."

Does your Congressman recognize you and remember your name?

Iroquois Nation stuck on passports that were honored in the past

I keep hearing that we "withdrew from Iraq" or that we are "withdrawing from Iraq"

Tulli Kupferberg co-founder of the Fugs died today

Video: Glenn Beck's rhetoric grows increasingly racial, militaristic after low ratings month

I found my wife sitting on the floor in the shower crying last night.

I found my wife sitting on the floor in the shower crying last night.

No White House words on Reid's criticism of Obama

Michelle Obama Rouses NAACP Before Vote Condemning 'Racist' Elements of Tea Party

Apple: The New Toyota?

The White House comments on Hawaii governor vetoing same-gender civil unions

BREAKING: NEW CONTAINMENT CAP IS NOW IN PLACE! (Dial-Up Warning)

Fox News Contributor Andrew Napolitano admits Bush/Cheney should have been indicted

From DNC: Meet The BP Republicans.

On a scale of 1 (hell on earth) to 10 (these are the good old days), how do you rate

Secrecy in the Gulf!!! . . . Oil Gate: The File (for DU)

Go ahead and flame me -- I never expected Obama to work miracles

What in the hell is wrong with some people?

Horsey Toon Nails it

A Shakespearean thought/ for DU (long rant)

Rand Paul Staffer Blames Ohio Taxes for Losing LeBron James to Florida

US Senate unanimously confirms Sharon Coleman, US District Judge

UAW, Rainbow PUSH Launch Campaign for Jobs, Justice and Peace

The Ten Best Places to Live list is out . . . . .

The education “shock doctrine”

It's amazing how people refuse to admit they were wrong.

Any Construction Workers on DU?

The reason we have 12 million illegal immigrants - there is no legal path to immigration

Blueberry days -- immersed (on my farm) in the hours of abundance

Bombing of World Cup fans in Uganda

Refresher Course: The Rapist Checklist

In the heat wave, the case against air conditioning

Medicare - there should be, or should not be, a means test for eligibility ...

Medicare - there should be, or should not be, a means test for eligibility ...

Is Cheney back in hospital yet?

World Obesity - we're #1 and it's getting worse

I Ate a Hippie

Are we the new ROME...?

"There basically isn't a middle class here...It's like going into a Third World country."

SHOCKING. Women reports prowler, cop tasers and use pepper spray on her SHOCKING

It bears daily repeating: Ending the wars will solve the financial crisis

"Nobody in power fears the liberal left progressive forces in the United States and no one should"

Oliver Stone Tells the Real Story of the Leftist Latin American Leaders Transforming the Continent

Consumer Reports Says iPhone 4 Has Design Flaw

Geoffrey Canada: If bad teachers can't be fired, send them to upper middle class schools.

I thought this was a no-brainer: Why the victim does not decide the criminal case.

It's not that he isn't good...

Feingold Named Legislator of Year by Veterans Group

Bill Gates, Philanthropy, and Social Engineering

Westboro Baptist's Next Target - Comic-Con!

Westboro Baptist's Next Target - Comic-Con!

Toon: We have met the enemy...

After 75 Years, Is It Time to Revive the WPA?

Our American nightmare.

Our American nightmare.

If We can beat the Great Depression, win WWII and the Cold War, and get to the Moon...

Can anybody here honestly defend these illegal, immoral wars of Obama?

How Russian consumer electronics manufacturers drove their Japanese competitors out of business

Have you ever strung a bead?

My choice for the best ballad EVAR

music for tonight

Hello.

Somebody's out smoking some mojo somewhere on my property

Haagen Dazs Banana Foster.. OMG

Hey check out these tunes by DU's pepperbear and his band.

Was anyone else reluctant to click on Tobin S's "My entire rig and my first load (pics)" thread?

What type of future situation is best?

There's lots of good stuff on DU, but too much of it is too depressing.

Two hotties ...

What do you think about copycat threads?

If you were going to work from home what would you do?

Local weather guy sez: we have had 90 degrees or above 20 times so far

Don't go in there

Inadvertent gallows humor - one of the better "church signs"

Have you ever ...

What did Jimmy Buffett know and when did he know it?

Annual 'Mooning' Of Amtrak

First Non-European or South American team to win the World Cup?

What do you think about floppycat threads?

Who Else Has 'Thrown ' out their Back?

self delete

big thunderboomers here

DU SONG OF THE DAY

Have you ever rocked to Creed?

Have you ever ate seeds?

When sucking up to the boss takes on a whole new level....

Do you have more than one cell phone/Blackberry? And why?

Barenaked Ladies tonight at Red Rocks. Yay!

I phoned my aunt's grandson,Jeff today.

Any pregnant or recently pregnant folks on here?

***Picture Thread***

It has come to my attention...

What bumper sticker should I remove from my car to make room for a Kruger Brothers bumper sticker?

Computer question-- Maybe a network question?

Nanny F*CKS herself to death! (What a way to come and go at the same time!)

***Skeptical Picture Thread***

Best half-time show ever!

How do you cite a web page into a research paper?

PHOTO: 68 year old legend at NJ Comic Convention. GUESS who it is...without cheating, DAMMIT!

My copycat thread got deleted.

Don't make me do it.... alright you did and I will....

Do We Need A 'Gorn' Smilie??

IBTL

Dang it!

Who's Crazier: Dennis Hopper in Blue Velvet or Mel Gibson?

Mods busy today? GD is a train wreck

Keith Olbermann was teasing Rachel Maddow...

Drum Komputer - E.P.L. (Femme Machine)

I got a haircut!

So the home run derby comes to my town tonight. Who ya got?

S N O W B A L L

PICTURE THREAD!11!

Just Had A Rachel Maddow Spotting

I am about to go crazy with nerves.

Anyone seen "An Education" the movie? Was it great or just good?

'Success had not changed' psychic ocutpus

A summer day - Pic Thread -

RIP Harvey Pekar: A Great American

decision about the fruit bowl pee-er (my very serious cat problem)

You can have your burrito prepared any way you like it. How would you like it?

"Show me the way to the next whiskey bar..."

Cats really are awful, digusting creatures

When was the last time you used a pay phone?

How long does a watermelon..

PEARL JAM: "Last show in a looong time"

ESPN is shocked and appalled at LeBron overkill?

BEST locking message ever!

A Love Poem....for my Husband.....I Rise

There are some good poets in the lounge. I'm not one of them, but I had some inspiration...

IATL!

My First Attempt At A Sunset Pic:

I have a drinking problem...Some advice may be appreciated

Don Corleone, I am honored and grateful that you have invited me to your daughter... 's wedding...

Have you ever smoked weed, have you ever rocked to Creed, have you ever had mead?

You can have your hot dog prepared any way you like it. How would you like it?

They still *cough* allow smoking indoors *wheeze* in Texas

Have you ever been watching TV with your parent/aunt/uncle, etc.,

I'm watching "Open Your Eyes" tonight. Good movie?

You can have your hamburger prepared any way you like it. How would you like it?

I just re-watched "Close Encounters"

The ultimate "EWWWWW!" story

oh god

Alright...I know the people that write Commercials think we Americans are all dumb-asses, but...

What's Your Top 10 List?

Is this evidence of a virus on my computer?

Will The Large Cap Stop The Oil In The Gulf?

Fifth Job Rejection in 2 weeks

My Independence Day--from Doodadem

Lost in Hollywood

The Most Beautiful Woman in Sci-Fi (TV and film) - Pictures

Slow progress in prosecuting accused Guatemalan war criminals

Netanyahu: Only US Military Threats Can Stop Iran From Making Nukes

Afghanistan: civilian casualties 'on the rise'

Divining the Return on a Candidate’s Investment

CA-based group: Worker killed in Uganda attack

Baghdad kills 58,000 stray dogs in 3-month span

Israel admits Gaza flotilla raid 'mistakes'

Tour boat calls before crash went unanswered

Vitter's New GOP Challenger Says ABC News Report On Violent Aide Helped Spur Primary Bid

Judge says he received advice from public on Blago

JPMorgan Hires Ex-HUD Secretary Martinez

Interior Dept. to issue new moratorium on deepwater drilling projects

Gulf Coast Gas Stations Ditching BP Brand

VA eases claims process for PTSD vets

Carlyle Group Joins Hunt for U.S. Health-Plan Acquisitions

Historic oil spill fails to produce gains for U.S. environmentalists

BP in talks with Apache to sell Alaska fields for spill clean-up

Colombia's new president faces awkward questions over civilian murders

'Iran nearing nuclear bombs' Russia warns

Chicago's Tough New Gun Law Under Fire Already

U.S. offers bounty for Shining Path leaders in Peru

U.S. Issues Revised Offshore Drilling Ban

Palin's PAC raises nearly $900,000 in second quarter

Obama Could Push US Into Insolvency Like Greece: Sen. Gregg

New Containment Cap In Place

Protest to back imprisoned Minn. Toyota driver (Koua Fong Lee)

Oil-spill commission begins work by hearing from coastal residents

Castro appears on Cuban TV

States Can't Count on Federal Bailout, Obama Appointees Say

Gingrich 'serious' about president

Three officers shot during riots in Belfast

BP: New Cap On Leaking Oil Well In Place

Snowe says she will vote for financial regulations

Trial Over White House Protest to Start (Sheehan Arrest)

Vitter supports 'birthers' challenging Obama's citizenship

Gingrich says he's considering presidential run

Feds shuffle forces to "ramp up" against international crime gangs

Iran: stoning sentence was for murdering her husband, not just cheating on him

Mel Martinez (Former Republican U.S. Senator) To Work For JPMorgan Chase Bank

Drilling ban reissued

(British healthcare) NHS faces radical pro-market shakeup

U.S. Rebuilds Power Plant, Taliban Reap a Windfall

President Obama to speak at Michigan battery plant Thursday

Democrats Corral Votes on Bank Bill

Interesting read from EJ Dione on the difficult challenges facing Democrats this fall.

Progressives hope 'One Nation' coalition can recapture grass-roots fervor

Sharron Angle flummoxes local press with "stimulus" non-sequitor

Are they kidding me?

Van Hollen: 'Democrats are not going to lose the House'

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Monday July 12

Famed Cleveland Comic Book Writer Harvey Pekar Dies

Nightmare eases for vets with new rules on post-traumatic stress disorder

Great Republican quotes from the past on many current Democratic positions

Bernanke says spurring credit key to rebound

Economic Damage of Drilling Ban May Dwarf Oil Spill

WRECKONOMICS II REV 7-12-10

Ezra Klein: Jon Kyl Gives Away the Game on Deficits

Finance Bill Close to Passage in Senate

Police search for gunman in Albuquerque shooting (multiple victims, happing now)

White House corrects NASA’s Muslim comment

Angle says it is “myth” she wants to scrap Social Security

TRENDING: RNC website asks 'Play Golf or Save the Gulf?'

Consumer Reports Says iPhone 4 Has Design Flaw

Republican senator says he backs birther lawsuits

Obama's debt commission warns of fiscal 'cancer'

Awesome Website On The Pro-BP Members Of Congress

Dem Conway Rolls Out General Election Strategy In Kentucky: Rand Paul Is Totally Nuts (FROM TPM)

How Democrats Should Respond To Jon Kyl

Voinovich- Deficit Hawk on Jobless; Not Unfunded Wars

Fox 'News' Judge Andrew Napolitano Says Bush, Cheney 'Should Have Been Indicted'

Obama to unveil strategy to cut HIV infections

Ky. Senatorial Candidate Rand Paul Stirs Some Anger With Remarks About Poverty, Drug Fight

Iraq inquiry: Government ‘intentionally and substantially’ exaggerated WMD threat

Gingrich says he's considering a presidential run

Offshoring creates good jobs in poor countries: Study

Vitter: I Support Birther Lawsuits (VIDEO)

Does anyone know if there'sany coverage of Michelle Obama speaking to the NAACP?

Lions, tigers and bears-oh my-Palin de facto GOP nominee by Dec 2010-Desperate GOP to turn to Jeb?

Democrat Governors begging the President to back off suing Arizona law

Michelle Obama Rouses NAACP Before Vote Condemning 'Racist' Elements of Tea Party

23.ATF seizes 1,000 guns in East Mesa raid

Chinese rating agency strips Western nations of AAA status

Pete Peterson's Real Crisis: America Speaks and Says the Wrong Thing

Democratic Rep. Gutierrez says 40 percent of illegal immigrants overstay visas

What you all want the President to do to appease you? Even Dems

Doctors Threaten to Pull Out of Texas Medicaid

Just Curious, Where's Jackeens Been?

PHOTOS: Michelle Obama walks barefoot on the beach at Boardwalk Beach Resort, Panama City FL

Obama has a higher rate of appointing women and minorities to the courts than any of his predecessor

Canadian Gitmo prisoner refuses to defend himself, calls plea deal an ‘excuse’ for torture

Switzerland won't extradite Polanski to the U.S.

More Americans' credit scores sink to new lows

First family to vacation in Maine

SC Law Enforcement: Alvin Greene Paid Senate Race Registration Fee Himself

So what is the point of even trying? Facts be damned

Snowe to Back Financial Regulation Bill - That makes 60

Jon Kyl: Extend Bush Tax Cuts For Wealthy Even If They Add To Deficit

Republican senator says he backs birther lawsuits

Bush's boat runs aground on beach in Maine

Video shows new cap put on leaking BP Gulf well

FinReg: Snowe, Brown, Collins... all on board!

Photo: Bromance?

Ben Nelson: failbag.

"if that’s the acid test for a progressive president, then FDR, Truman & LBJ fail as well."

Bush dug a really deep hole in terms of job losses

Bob Herbert: A Jobs Program That Works

Progressives hope 'One Nation' coalition can recapture grass-roots fervor

Why hasn't historic Gulf spill helped push climate bill?

Castro blames U.S. for stoking nuclear tensions

Anyone ever parented a troubled teen? I'm looking for suggestions.

Gingrich says he's considering a presidential run

Who's Got the Right (to Marry)?

Unemployment Extension...

Capitol Hill Agenda: July 12, 2010

Real News Network: Finance REFORM Bill Shows Power of Wall St.

Weird Liberal Head Show #108: I Destroy the GOP and Tea Party (Part One)

Peak Oil is a traitorous liberal lie

Fluffy Bunnies by Old Fart Rants

Traitor Bayh Agrees With Eric Cantor On Extending Bush Tax Cuts

Pap and Cenk Uygur Dissect Goldman Sachs

Climate Denial Crock of the Week/Climate Change and National Security Part 2

Young members of the American Taliban protest Kagan

What Democrats Are Up Against

Ashley Judd speaks about Mountaintop Removal Mining

Big Bad Teahadist Shows Off His Weapons!

Ed Show: Millionaire GOP Senators Block Unemployment - What They Earn

Damon Vrabel interviewed by Max Keiser

Congressional Bill to Reaffirm "In God We Trust"

NAACP Calls Out Tea Party For Its Racist Element

MAK: Emmer Proposal ..Like Stealing The Tips Off The Table

Sharron Angle Flunks Fox Noise

Marc Faber: U.S. bonds worthless confetti

Thom Hartmann - The art of advertising disease and disaster to children.

Democats Nervous About Justice Department Suing Arizona Over Immigration Legislation

Sen. DAVID VITTER- I Support Birther Lawsuits.mov

Young Turks: Ana Goes Off On Sarah Palin PAC!!!

Psycho Talk! - Michelle Bachmann

Carl Safina: The oil spill's unseen culprits, victims

Cenk Hosting Dyland Ratigan - Political Spectrum Moves Right

Unemployment Extension Sunday July 11, 2010

Worst + Dumbest Person In The World! - Senator Jon Kyl

Buffett's Margaritaville, BP version

THE REAL REASON GLENN BECK SCREAMS NAZI EVERY NIGHT (At Everyone else)

Cenk Debates Rep. Franks (R - AZ) On MSNBC - PolitiFact Proves Congressman Was Wrong Here!

Cenk Hosting MSNBC: Obama Uses GOP Talking Point On Economy/Deficit

Keith Olbermann Tea Time: FOX Racist Liars

Rand Paul In The '90s: Medicare Is Socialism And Social Security Is A Ponzi Scheme

Drill Baby Drill (the Sarah Palin song)

I declare war on Free Republic

Slow progress in prosecuting accused Guatemalan war criminals

America Builds an Aristocracy

Our Myopia Around the Mighty

Washington Still Has Problems With Democracy in Latin America

Right-wing gets clever with charts to falsely cast Dems as job killers

Republicans Plot Giving More Tax Cuts to the Rich Without Paying for It

Are too-low taxes exacerbating the recession?

Jon Kyl: Extend Bush Tax Cuts For Wealthy Even If They Add To Deficit

Steve Benen :Some People Never Learn

Corporations Gone Wild (As Jefferson Warned Us

Whether Burrowed Inside Bureaucracy or Appointed to Commissions, Social Security Cutters Circle

New offshore oil moratorium not focused on depth

Where Have We been? Where Are We Going? (James Howard Kunstler)

Africa needs a brown (not green) food revolution: CS Monitor commentary -

Mel Gibson is psycho crazy listen to the latest audio

The Unemployment Benefits Stalemate: Our Broken Politics on Full Display

Fox Legal Analyst : Bush Should Have Been Indicted...Raw Story.

Why Agencies Get Things Terribly Wrong by James Kwak

Credit scores sink to new lows

Mission Accomplished! DISAPPEARING MIDDLE CLASS:

The Attack of the Real Black Helicopter Gang: The IMF Is Coming for Your Social Security

No extension of unemployment benefits in sight for the long-term jobless

The New Yorker Examines Why Conservatives Hate Soccer

Cuccinelli's Miracle

With 'One Nation,' Liberal Groups Aim to Match Tea Party's Energy, Influence

Meet the Man Who Made a Fortune Exploiting the Poor With Payday Loans

Bob Herbert:Outside the Casino

REPUBLICANS JUST DON'T LIKE THE UNEMPLOYED

A Humane Egg

Chris Hedges: Obama’s Health Care Bill Is Enough to Make You Sick

Reuters: Cuban ex-intelligence chief recalls JFK assassination

How close to deflation are we? Perhaps just a little closer than you thought

What These Things Cost

Drumbeat from the weekend...

Drumbeat: July 12, 2010

Analysis Triples U.S. Plutonium Waste Figures

plz delete, wrong forum

Acidity levels in Puget Sound may be lethal to some organisms

GreenSpace: Knowing more about plants and wildlife will do a world of good

WSJ: The Climategate Whitewash Continues—Global warming alarmists claim vindication …

Interior department opening 1.8 million acres of Alaskan Petroleum reserve to drilling

CBO analysis of American Power Act (would reduce future deficits by about $19 billion...2011-2020)

Change coming slowly on climate law

Boeing Unveils (hydrogen powered) Unmanned Phantom Eye Demonstrator

India climate meet ahead of Mexico to push tech deal

Moment of truth for energy bill

Once lauded, BP no corporate citizen

Deadly Funnel web spiders infest Hunter Region suburbs

World on Track for Warmest Year on Record, U.S. Scientist Says

Africa's national parks hit by mammal declines—Parks need urgent support to halt loss of key species

China's Coal Production & Consumption - Chilling Post From TOD

WSJ: Cap and No More Trade

Perhaps not the best way to store nuclear waste

Rising sea drives Panama islanders to mainland

Peak oil review - July 12

Forget Shorter Showers - Why Personal Change is not Political Change

The voice of God

Showalter, Orioles in serious talks

Drag racer dies in crash in Washington

Cuban: NBA should examine how Heat got Big 3

Slow progress in prosecuting accused Guatemalan war criminals

Good for you Charlie Manuel!

Rising sea drives Panama islanders to mainland

6.2 quake in Chile: US seismologists

X-post from LBN: JPMorgan Hires Ex-HUD Secretary Martinez (Cuban exile & Pedro Pan-er)

Favre looks good in workout with high schoolers

World Cup ratings in U.S. up 41 percent

Hoop news: Last Four At-Large play to get into the Dance.

Betancourt Won't Sue Colombia Gov't

It's time. A shout to Renew Deal!! A big thanks for the coverage of the World Cup!!

Colombia USO Activist Murdered, ILO Delegation Arrives in Colombia

You have a Day with Erin Andrews, What do you Do?

Can we all agree now that LeBron would still be in Cleveland if it wasn't for that rat Coach K

Colombia's new president faces awkward questions over civilian murders

Obama discusses with President of Dominican Republic wide range of issues

Giants ranked 7th most popular baseball team in America

Curaçao Faces Friction With Chávez Over U.S. Planes (Simon Romero)

Fidel to appear on 6pm Cuban news broadcast tonight

Cuba's Fidel Castro set for live talk show appearance

Castro appears on Cuban TV

Spain set to receive Cuban dissidents on Tuesday

You have a Day with the Stanley Cup, What do you Do?

Delete - Misposted

Chicago's Tough New Gun Law Under Fire Already

Minister sues to carry gun in church, citing First and Second Amendments

Chicago's Tough New Gun Law Under Fire Already

Armed robber shot by his would-be victim

Carrying a gun to the beach, that hotbed of crime and terrorism

Shooting leaves one dead and one injured

52,000 Stop and Frisk Searches, Only 25 Guns Confiscated.

Question for the CCW'ers.

Summerlin COSTCO Store: Slaying of Army veteran by police shocks friends

Gay compares to Incest says Hawaii Governor

FRC Reacts to DOMA Ruling

Jersey swap!

Pentagon at odds with gay rights groups

White House silent on Mass. gay marriage ruling

Hearing postponed for two Marines accused of attacking gay Savannah man

Lingle: Civil Unions Like Incest

Pro-marriage ad from Argentina (it's very sweet)

Crosspost: Demand Westat & Pentagon repay the American Taxpayer outrageous waste of $4.4 million

Thanks for the ice-maker Fred!

Hit the Showers! A Gay Veteran Responds

Today in Labor History July 12, 1,186 miners sent into desert in manure-laden boxcars, SAG first mee

Retirement Contribution Effects on Your Paycheck Calculator

Not A Submission For July, But My First Attempt At A Sunset:

New hit song for Palestinian children: When we die as martyrs

Israel admits Gaza flotilla raid 'mistakes'

Military audit clears soldiers in Gaza flotilla raid

A society falling apart

APOD - Moons Beyond the Rings of Saturn

New acoustic fibers can 'sing' and hear sounds

Don't jump gun on Libyan ship, ministry tells military

Cops release Women of the Wall leader

Police save Palestinian from snake

Germany bans IHH for Hamas links

Israel's 'street apartheid' By Mya Guarnieri

Rare "Corpse Flower" to bloom soon in Houston

Is Gravity Real? A Scientist Takes On Newton

Monday July 12, 2010: PEMS Scale Poll :)

Oh My Fooking Goddess.... H.A.W.K.S. in the Hood ;=}

Astrologically, the reason things are so tough right now ...

Don't forget your black kyanite.

Spain won because they had Jesus on their side.

anyone ever heard of this place?

Indigenous Religion/Spirituality

No Dominion: The Lonely, Dangerous Fight Against Christian Supremacists Inside the Armed Forces

Matt Rossano on war and religion.

Fear as doorway to the unknown

The Man: Uranium Mill Cleanup - 'Fat Paycheck' - Renal Cell Carcinoma

Omega threes by prescription only, what a crock of bs, as if all

NETWORKS REVEAL CONCENTRATED OWNERSHIP OF CORPORATIONS

China Ratings Agency Downgrades US Debt From Moody's, S&P's, and Fitch's AAA Rating

Don't Let Goldman Be Goldman

Playboy stock jumps 40% today on news that Hef will buyout all shares - insider trading question???

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