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Archives: July 16, 2010

Senate close to restoring jobless benefits

Australia: Gillard spruiks her economic “reform” credentials but coup questions persist

The Dust Bowl & The Gulf Disaster..what we can learn from the former

SF Gate: "Is Fiorina willing to snip another slice out of the $21 million HP golden parachute?"

Does anyone at DU enjoy Leon Wieseltier columns in The New Republic?

I hereby nominate James Wayne Leach as THE BIGGEST CREEP OF 2010

Federal prosecution of immigrants soared in spring

Gawd! I finally fixed this otherwise-great Toshiba Satellite A355 laptop - maybe.

Poll "Who is the worst president in history?"

Corporations don’t need as many of us as workers but still need us as consumers.

In Defense of Animals Assists in Rescue of 55 Monkeys From New Jersey

Scott Brown says you can call him anything....He's a liar.

Citigroup And AIG Classified Certain Repos as Sales

Citigroup And AIG Classified Certain Repos as Sales

Ballot secrecy compromised in NM, other states

U.S. transfers Camp Cropper (Abu Gharib) control to Iraq

U.S. transfers Camp Cropper (Abu Gharib) control to Iraq

Legions Of Iraqi Squatters Grow Even As War Recedes

How teachers became the new lawyers

In targeting Taliban stronghold, U.S. depends on Afghans' reluctant support

bill gates, phoney philanthropist, cheap labor importer, monopolist, attacks teachers' pensions

bill gates, phoney philanthropist, cheap labor importer, monopolist, attacks teachers' pensions

Report says illegal logging declining (worldwide)

Bill Gates gave $81 million to charter schools in 2 years & bankrolled Bloomberg's mayoral control

Bill Gates gave $81 million to charter schools in 2 years & bankrolled Bloomberg's mayoral control

Human Trials Next for Darpa’s Mind-Controlled Artificial Arm

Sens. ask envoy: When can we leave Afghanistan?

Americans Blame Bush, Not Obama, for Deficit, Jobs, Afghan War

In Vietnam-Era Files, Parallels of Anxiety

Congress wants more scrutiny of U.S. spending in Afghanistan

3,000 Laptops Stolen From Mil Contractor

Federal prosecutions of immigrants soar

F, Marry, Kill: Mel Gibson, Roman Polanski, Glenn Beck

Imprisoned for debt in America

US jobless benefit cutoff to hit three million

Chomsky: Is the U.S. Gearing Up for the Destruction of Iran?

Chomsky: Is the U.S. Gearing Up for the Destruction of Iran?

Arizona immigration law opens farm jobs to unemployed

Destroying democracy for private gain: Mayoral control in nyc

A reminder that our costs in Afghanistan are going up in more than one way

President Obama about to speak about

Pour les amoureux de Paris.........A book for those obsessed with the Seductress of the Seine

Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection and Elizabeth Warren

Tentative ruling requires 'Crude' filmmaker to turn over footage (to chevron)

Vegetarian Paul McCartney wins 18-month battle w/ Liverpool McDonalds over displayed Beatles photos

Vegetarian Paul McCartney wins 18-month battle w/ Liverpool McDonalds over displayed Beatles photos

Salon registers TuckerCarlson.net in reponse to Carlson registering KeithOlbermann.com

Air pollution, asthma linked to suicide

Air pollution, asthma linked to suicide

Parents, failing kids and blame

Massey Miners: Disabling Monitors Was Common

Rand Paul - “I’m not thinking about Afghanistan; foreign policy is really a complete non-issue.”

Rand Paul - “I’m not thinking about Afghanistan; foreign policy is really a complete non-issue.”

Terry(R-Ne), White(D-Ne) rake in cash for race (battleground 1 of top 10 Nov. US Congressional races)

Deepwater Horizon accident is estimated to have released about 12 billion cubic feet of natural gas

Danziger Toon : Animals of the Jungle

Luckovich Toon on Mel Gibson's new role

Ollie North: Unilateral Disarmament

Americans Blame Bush, Not Obama, for Deficit, Jobs, Afghan War

(snort)

U.S. July consumer sentiment plummets

Time to embed Michael Hastings of Rolling Stone to "McChrystal" Tim Geitner

Deputy's Taser Strikes BP Employee

I find the possibility that Fiorini could replace Boxer and that bagger Johnson could replace

California Nurses Rally At GOP Governor Candidate Meg Whitman’s Home Protests Her Anti-Worker Agenda

Latest On His Case From Don Siegelman - 'Motion For New Trial, 2nd Motion For Recusal Also Filed'

Same As It Ever Was -- F U Timmeh!

How can you tell John Boehner is lying?

"Fresh" movie trailer

"Fresh" movie trailer

Teacher anoints students with holy oil

Reid Takes Lead in Nevada

The great Dick Cheney empathy test-By Mark Morford

CNN is trying to legitimize The Tea Party's claim that the NAACP is racist too!

MSNBC sinks to a new low...

West Virginia DUers, give us the details on

Wow. Earthquake in DC. 3.7 magnitude. Felt the rumble about 15 minutes ago.

Wow. Earthquake in DC. 3.7 magnitude. Felt the rumble about 15 minutes ago.

Poll: Approval of Afghan War Slips, But U.S. Uneasy About Taliban Talks

Secrecy in the Gulf. . . . Oil-Gate: The File!!! (Please send links.)

Secrecy in the Gulf. . . . Oil-Gate: The File!!! (Please send links.)

I had an idea for stimulating the economy.

I had an idea for stimulating the economy.

The one thing that we know about the coming WV race for Byrd's seat

RIAA paid its lawyers more than $16,000,000 in 2008 to recover only $391,000

RIAA paid its lawyers more than $16,000,000 in 2008 to recover only $391,000

Pentagon warns Congress: accounts running dry

Suntimes columnist feels the wrath with her column on "ghetto parenting"

Ya see, this is why America is dumbed down and voting Republican

Ya see, this is why America is dumbed down and voting Republican

It's NOT Bush's Tax Cut for the Rich

CLOWN

Obama: Hold me accountable for my policies -- but not Bush’s

Cheney has no pulse and must be plugged in.

HA!! Michelle Bachmann starts "tea party caucus" in the house

Any ideas on what the toasts will be at the Johnston/Palin wedding?

Sharron Angle's REAL race is not against Harry Reid, it's against Michele Bachman.

Tea party face of the Republican Party may be our best friend.

Tea party face of the Republican Party may be our best friend.

The great Dick Cheney empathy test, By Mark Morford

Organ Transplant waiting list - Who gets a heart

Organ Transplant waiting list - Who gets a heart

What do you think will cause your death.

Rachel the vampire slayer

Democracy Now! was talking about Farmer-Owned grain Reserves

Mesa sweeps up hundreds of political signs - guess which party?

I need you help to answer our new Rep. Tom Graves.

The Rude Pundit - In Brief: NY Governor Paterson Says Everyone's Not a Suspect

Socialist medicine keeps Dick alive

Army reports record number of suicides for June

Glenn Greenwald on Jay Bybee's sociopathic self-pity

Reid up in new LVRJ poll

Speaker Boehner? :puke:!!

Speaker Boehner? :puke:!!

Goldman Sachs Settles Civil Fraud Case for $550M—Less Than It Reportedly Expected, and With No Admis

The Crooks of Bell, California

Bernie Sander's segment on Thom Hartmann delayed to third hour today only.

Bachmann files to start, lead House Tea Party caucus.

Head Wreck doubles down, let's 'em ride on a roll. Please come CAPTION!!!!!

Indeed.

OMG Bible idiocy from Steve King

Hanutty must be really hammering something about abortion language in a recently passed bill

Awkward! Levi Johnston on his future mother in law

How to close California's budget deficit: check out the BS on this list:

The Oil Drum: Pressure Testing, Oil Imports, and More...

The level of waste in the military is staggering

AP: Race for campaign cash goes to Blunt over Carnahan

APNewsBreak: Ex-Manchin aide tapped for Byrd seat

Fixing Wall Street, Protecting Main Street

Restored Da Vinci painting reveals hidden details

Crazy-Eyes Bachmann Digs Deeper and Deeper Hole

"Priest suspended for conducting orange mass". this title is fantastic.

Chinese news source reports terrorists are training monkey soldiers...

Ex-Manchin aide tapped for Byrd seat

One can imagine He isn't too happy with the Vatican...

TOP 5 Republicans Who Think The TEA PARTIERS Are BAD NEWS

Please, let them filibuster a Kagan vote...

More charter school corruption: "Lady Liberty" (sic) cited by ACLU for withholding public records

*Just IN* Rep. Markey says Congress unable to “PUBLICLY disclose” integrity of wellbore — More (VIDE

The patient (Cheney) is going to look like a walking zombie

Army suicides hit record number in June

41 Million People To See Free Preventive Care

Vice President Biden To Speak Friday In Nashville, Al Gore scheduled to speak

Cheney has not decided whether he wants a heart transplant

"There is only one Republican who can break through that firewall. And it is Jeb."

Hannity "can't find any examples" of racist Teabagger signs or behavior

The iPhone works fine if you hold it properly

The iPhone works fine if you hold it properly

PETITION: Let Elizabeth Warren Police Wall Street

Wall St. CEOs Who Need to be Fired: Nine for 2010

Tell Obama: WE WANT ELIZABETH WARREN!

I love Tamron Hall

Feds charge 94 Medicare fraud suspects in Miami, other cities

Democrats link gay rights, immigration

A good tip for the children.

Danny Glover's spokeswoman on MelGate: "The decision is that he will not comment"

Garbage Palin Kids

It's 2012 and 2 Michigan Militia members are at a polling place in Detroit...

Meg-abuck$ Whitman flip-flops on immigration

Why do people keep saying that Obama negotiates too much with Republicans?

Rolling Closures a Possibility for Fire Department

White people to NAACP: time to disband

LDS warnings about the evils of monogamy same as Prop 8 rhetoric!

Companies hoarding money, not hiring? Holding new jobs numbers hostage might *break him*.

After making fun of Clinton's "Vast Right Wing Conspiracy", cons try to make "Black Guy Conspiracy"

GOP candidate attacks GOP's "New Contract With America"

Axelrod: Elizabeth Warren an obvious candidate to lead new consumer agency

Earthquake devastation in Gaithersburg, MD

Peter King: Republicans Shouldn’t ‘Lay Out A Complete Agenda. Might Become ‘A Campaign Issue’

China reduces US Treasury debt holdings in May

Tea Party lost all races in Alabama!

America's Loud Desperation

Remember the Clinton years, how the republicans dogged him almost immediately....

Hey MSNBC, how about a show for Melissa Harris-Lacewell...

Hightower: Jobless People Suffer, While the GOP Helps the Rich Stay Rich

Tucker Carlson Buys KeithOlbermann.com (what a Jerk!)

Truth in the Teabags

AFL-CIO Now Operating 'Firewall' 2010 Strategy As Emergency Protection Against 'Speaker' Boehner

Judge rejects Schwarzenegger minimum wage request

Obama must make a recess appointment of Elizabeth Warren

Senator Treasure Trail throwing PALIN-fit over Kathy GRIFFIN joke about his daughters

Colo. gov. candidate (McInnis) promises to repay money (plagiarism). Wants to move on.

Report: End of federal stimulus funding to trigger significant teacher layoffs nationwide

The resident teabagger/Freeper has a new screed

Randy Rhodes: Someone needs to help Mel before we have another OJ

Utah DWS Worker called Latino Activist to complain about illegals ~~ All info on list found at DWS

32 soldiers dead in June from...suicide.

Pelosi: Boehner Hates Babies

BP denies cutting payments to thousands, despite new demand for proof of ‘actual loss’

Most Americans Believe Obama Created TARP???

More than half new power in U.S., EU is green: study

Repubs And Corp. Media Are Going To "SHOCKED" Come Nov.

The Laffer Curve

Congrats Cenk

To Protest Hiring of Nonunion Help, Union Hires Nonunion Pickets

That's gotta hurt- The Woz Tangles with iPhone 4's Reception Issues

The teabaggers think they aren't racist because they don't hate black people for being black.

A small nit to pick about "...noisy, toxic, dirty factory jobs..." of the past

BP capped well holding as waiting period ticks by

The fine given to Goldman-Sachs is only worth 2 weeks of their profit!

Bush Aide Says Some C.I.A. Methods Unauthorized

OMG!!! Some Anonymous Dude Says Geithner HATES WARREN!!! *FREAKOUT*!!!!!!

The fine given to Goldman-Sachs is only worth 2 weeks of their profit!

I just got off the phone with Geithner! (w/transcript)

Let's just say the teabaggers are protesting somewhere

Hate Groups Donate to Arizona Law’s Defense

Chemical Agriculture Group Says, Shut Up and Eat Your Pesticides

Austerity: Why and for Whom?

The Economic Crunch We're in: Corporations Want Fewer Workers, But They Still Need Everyone to Be Co

Romney Aide on Palin “She’s not a serious human being"

My Political Poem: Banal

Kevin Drum believes Obama would be "none too thrilled" about Warren as head of CFPB

JP Morgan to spend billions on bonuses as profits surge

Fred Thompson is shilling for AAG and Reverse Mortgages.

Senator Vitter suggests Rachel Maddow only looked like a woman "a long time ago"

Carte Goodwin Clears Path for Senate to Extend Unemployment Benefits

Boehner is gonna party like its 2007

I thought the stimulus package was around $789 billion.

Credit where credit is due: Chuck Todd did pretty well (read: minimally aggravating)

Great FinReg analogy last night from PBS Newshour

Great FinReg analogy last night from PBS Newshour

David Brooks is so, so wrong...on PBS newshour - discussing why the Dems will lose the house in 2010

I'm listening to MSNBC and I just heard this ...

Woman sues after police detain her during epileptic seizure

Jones' ex-teammates win back Olympic medals

NOAA: June 2010 the globe's 4th consecutive warmest month on record

Klingons to invade Gaslamp Trolley Station

what do the U.S., Iran, Sudan, Somalia, Palau, Nauru, and Tonga have in common?

Reid Takes Lead (44-37) on Angle

Reid Takes Lead (44-37) on Angle

Dupe, pls. delete. nt

is anyone listening to Thom Hartmen?What did bernie just say?

is anyone listening to Thom Hartmen?What did bernie just say?

DOH! Indonesian Muslims told to change prayer direction

When I was younger, the big joke was that conservatives want to return to the 1950's

About cars and oil and those who want to tax drivers more:

Vitter apologizes to Maddow for suggesting she only looked like a woman "a long time ago.

Chicken McNugget? Or a breaded, deep fried piece of catshit? our two party choice....

Some friendly advice to the professional media about words

Friday Freakout: Tim Geithner and Elizabeth Warren.

Supporters of Sarah Palin's Senate Candidate Carry Assault Rifles in Parade

Supporters of Sarah Palin's Senate Candidate Carry Assault Rifles in Parade

Chalk this up as a win for civil rights! NY governor signs law limiting stop-frisk database

palin has 76% favorable rating among republicans

Apple Makes Good on iPhone 4 but Jobs Makes Excuses

On Friday's episode of the Wasilla Chillbillies - Bristol's Ex-Beau Lashes Levi

Sentence Is Sharply Increased for Lawyer Convicted of Aiding Terror

To no one's surprise, crazy teabagger remains crazy

Heat wave ignites climate change debate, 2010 warmest year since 1880

BANK BUST FRIDAY !!!

NATO not winning Afghan hearts and minds: poll

What exactly is it that CEOs do that gets them 300 times more pay than their workers?

BP buying up Gulf scientists for legal defense, newspaper alleges.

GOP Candidates Seize Funding Edge

A Florida "Show me your papers" law?

Anybody else planning to go to the NAACP protest against Tea Party in DC?

Clay Bennett suggests a small change to the "fish" symbol used by christians

We will continue to shield Israel, militarily and diplomatically, U.S. official says

Results Called Ambiguous as Test of BP Well Continues

Why is it that many of those who think they "own" the American flag are most disrespectful to it?

Glenn Beck, Auctioning Helicopter Ride to His Home and Dinner for 75K

British-Designed ‘Bulletproof Custard’ Liquid Armor Is Better than a Kevlar Vest

The Embarrassing Racist 'Satire' of Tea Party Leader Mark Williams

REPORT: Fox News has hyped phony New Black Panthers scandal at least 95 times

Way cleared for protest at funeral (guess who) Remember my post about Eddie?

As a MA resident I got a chuckle out of this.

BP buys up Gulf scientists for legal defense, roiling academic community

Kagan Whip Count: Specter A Yes

More Foolish Teabaggers

Report: Doctor: If you feel his wrist, Cheney might not have a pulse

With Republicans and Tea baggers .. using fear and ignorance...

Are Teabaggers Racists?

BP, scientists try to make sense of well puzzle

BP, scientists try to make sense of well puzzle

REPORT: Fox News has hyped phony New Black Panthers scandal at least 95 times

Beck's conspiracy theory: Financial reform would let Obama "take over" companies like Fox News

Shifting Politics in Presidents’ Vacations

New Prison Brings Much Needed JObs....

Teabagger writes "satirical" letter to LINCOLN, portraying Blacks in racist stereotypes

Florida Oil Spill Law: Blog

Doesn't fit in Pol Vids, so here's KO reading "I Went To Sullivant"

UN Creates 'Nelson Mandela Day'

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF!!

House panel approves sweeping expansion of child nutrition programs

Van Von SUSTERAN, you are SUCH A TOOL!1 Who's got the e-addy?!1

Obama Administration Vetting N.Y. Lawyer for D.C. Circuit (often a stepping-stone to SCOTUS)

Michael Reagan has a deal for conservatives. For only $34.95, no more 'S.F. hippie' domains!

Republicans want a moratorium on relgulation. what is regulation?

Republicans want a moratorium on relgulation. what is regulation?

The Goldman Sachs settlement and what it means - Charlie Rose tonight

4 Words -The Mark Williams Letter

FDA Calls Antibiotic Use In Farming 'Serious Public Health Threat,' GOP Ignores Mounting Evidence

Yo Retailers! You are ruining my summer!

Yo Retailers! You are ruining my summer!

From Altemeyer's The Authoritarians: Comments on the Tea Party. Read his take on the libertarians.

"One Man, One Woman" marriage Hate Bus uses Fake Families!

"Being Gay No Longer a Bar to Marriage"

In 1983, Argentina was still a military dictatorship

Harrison Ford to pilot athletes

Faith-Based Group Fires Back at Glenn Beck

IMF chief sees little risk of double-dip recession

Let's all contact the White House and tell them to nominate Elizabeth Warren to head up CFPB

Interesting Discussion about Copyrights, between Music Composer and a Teen

Questions: Any idea about how widespread is the use of recreation drugs?

GEITHNER vs. WARREN - one picture worth a MILLION words.!!!!

GEITHNER vs. WARREN - one picture worth a MILLION words.!!!!

WikiLeaks founder: Site getting more 'high caliber' disclosures - CNN

Tell the California Democratic Party: Endorse Prop 19! (Legalize Marijuana) - Online Petition

My first day at Glenn Beck University

Jesu! I'm watching a program on the History Channel on Nazi America

Chamber Of Commerce's Jobs Suggestions: Cut Taxes And Social Security, Privatize Roads, Drill Offsho

How does Beck get away with this?

welcome to tennessee.....'Aryan Nations' Plans Pulaski Rally

Friday night teaser for DUers

Wall Street: The banks are still boss

Report:: Mel Gibson's Ex-Girlfriend Demanded 10 Million

WTF has happened to NPR?

Beck calls Michelle's pants and top outfit

"plunder:the crime of our times" --

Beck hates Bu$h Blamers cause it's in the past, then attacks 2000 year old Jesus killers

Impacts of Oil Dispersants Unknown; Senators Demand Research

Dead birds --- the HOW

94 charged in Medicare scams totaling $251M

Valarie Plame coming up on KO

CA Prop 19: Legal, Regulated Marijuana Favored 50%-40% in New Poll

CA Prop 19: Legal, Regulated Marijuana Favored 50%-40% in New Poll

Today's problems all wrapped up in one sick woman.

Today's problems all wrapped up in one sick woman.

Looks like Nevada voters are realizing that Sharron Angle is Nucking Futs

Financial reforms represent a solid step forward

Beck: Jesus Conquered Death But If He Hadn’t, He Would ‘Make the Jews Pay’ for Killing Him

My auntie passed

Ben Jealous, NAACP...

Ben Jealous, NAACP...

Petition link to everyone in congress: extend unemployment benefits

Petition link to everyone in congress: extend unemployment benefits

Mel Gibson's Ex Allegedly Demanded $10 Million for Damning Tapes

Apple to give free cases or refunds to all iPhone4 customers.

Teabagger Mark Williams proves his racism in interview with Tamron Hall

Bybee: "I Have Regrets"

More than 1,000 nurses converge in Atherton to rally in front of Meg Whitman's house

whatever side you are on..this goes too far

Get the Definitive Book on Glenn Beck FREE

Raids are increasing on farms and private food-supply clubs—here are 5 tips for surviving one

Wasn't the Geithner disapproval of Warren nomination debunked

Holy Hell, I LOVE DU!

Trinity: "A Foul and Awesome Display"

The Democrats could have created a multi-decade dynasty

"He has done what he promised. He's transforming our country" by blackwaterdog

Joe Conason: Should Fox fire Glenn Beck? Or should he resign?

What causes the hatred in the ranks of the right-wing?

Proof...further PROOF...that Free Republic is not a racist, inbred, ignorant assemblage of SCUM.

Proof...further PROOF...that Free Republic is not a racist, inbred, ignorant assemblage of SCUM.

Top 10 GOP Scandals (Part 1)

Top 10 GOP Scandals (Part 1)

Searched to see if this has been mentioned anywhere . . .

My mom is buying gold

Raise your hand if you think John Boner wants America to fail...

A GOP "Friend" said during lunch.......

This is the kind of anti-Obama billboard we have around here. Gahhhh!!!

Confessions of an Obamabot Cheerleader.

Examining the Miracle of Dick Cheney's survival so far - by Dr. Kent Sepkowitz

Late 1930s/early 1940s

Is it just me, or is racism now becoming somewhat socially acceptable?

Dear Progressives, Focus Your Ire on The U.S. Senate

Rachel Maddow is a national treasure.

••• Krauthammer - Obama will tackle energy in 2nd term, benefit from loss of House •••

I grew up in rural Pennsylvania - someone please help me clear this up?

NONE of the Hangzhou UFO photos or video you saw today were from the incident.

Fire Geithner.

Open letter to the President

Poll: Incumbent Cheeks-Kilpatrick trails Hansen Clarke in Dem primary for her House seat

Cenk Uygur has a new baby - Prometheus Maximus Uygur

What, we're not allowed to produce our own food now without getting raided?

Some of the arguments I've read here, and why they don't hold up.

$9 an hour city snack bar worker laid off: City manager earns $800,000 per year.

Poll question:***JULY PHOTO CONTEST*** poll 3

Poll question:***JULY PHOTO CONTEST*** poll 2

Vets charity allegedly funneled donations to Minn. Republicans

Hung by his own petard...Beck is circling the drain RIGHT NOW

$4 million in tax dollar funding to media in Venezuela

Stormfront has invaded a forum my sister posts on............

Florida GOP legislature likely to reject Crist's proposed drilling ban

Inequality Is the Real Debt Burden

Robert Reich: The New Finance Bill: A Mountain of Legislative Paper, a Molehill of Reform

Robert Reich: The New Finance Bill: A Mountain of Legislative Paper, A Molehill of Reform

Democratic Congressman introduces bill to protect citizens who videotape cops

ONE YEAR after Obama told him "we're going to get this done", a Lt. Col. awaits DADT discharge fate

I just picked something very very disturbing from my navel.

12 teeth pulled yesterday...ouch

Thieves hit my cars last night. Stolen one bottle of flexeril.

Tomorrow I officially attain geezerhood.

29 years ago today, Harry Chapin was driving entirely too goddamned fast on the LIE

A Challenge for the DU Lounge: Write a pulitzer prize winning to-do list

the counting crows

We had an earthquake in suburban Maryland this morning

Now that I'm fearless, I have no way to stop hiccups

Do you have shoes that need to be shined?

Favorite PSAs?

I just don't know what to think about this

For those of you sweltering in the mid-atlantic region today, here is a little something to

Dear people of the internet Offence and Offense are two different words...

F, Marry, Kill: Mel Gibson, Roman Polanski, Glenn Beck

The End of Schweddy Balls (Yes, it's lotion for your balls)

Mel Gibson launches new career as power electronics performer...

People information search sites. Which are the best?

I'm going to the Yankee game tonight.

in honor of Mel Gibson week

Greataunt/greatuncle, or grandaunt/granduncle?

Ozzy's son Jack proves, again, what a clueless, worthless, smug little piece of shit he really is

High today 93, humidity 91% this morning, thunderstorms this evening...

Bazinga!

Man interviews ibex

What are good reasons for NOT buying an iPod. I want to have one.

6,000 posts. What a long, strange trip it still IS! (Many more posts)

who's our DU-er that bought a bookstore?

Beer Lovers: This is a MUST DRINK Beer - Dogfish Theobroma

I'm on Washington Blvd. in L.A.

Why doesn't Farmville let you buy an Abattoir?

DU SONG OF THE DAY

In Which All Is Revealed.....

The local Hollywood Video had all their DVDs on sale due to bankruptcy, I got 7 for $20!

The Brothers Johnson - Strawberry Letter 23

Should Facebook Start 'Sexville'??

Singer Pink Is now Black And Blue

Italian women pay the ultimate price for jilting their lovers

Band Of Horses - The Funeral

drinking beers....dinner?

Photography contest preliminary polls: "Now that's funny!"

Saving Kittehs in the Midst of War

Who has seen the new Sex And The City movie and was it any good.

If You Had A 'Tea Party' Who would you invite????

Have you seen the vibratory generators?

Some great computer ads from the Olden Days

Could someone please explain a thing or two about electricity?

HUGH-est thread EVER! EXTRA SPECIAL T.G.I.F. Classic Cartoon Character UMLAUT CHALLENGE!

I just got a call from a doctor specializing in "Vaginal Rejuvenation".

Wish Me Luck On Full Time Job

If you had unlimited funds, what would your pet project(s) be?

Performers whose breakthrough hit was a cover song...

How absolutely hilarious (and whining) some men can be!

Let's see Tea Party deliver on civil rights

In Bill (spaceman) Lee's comments on Steinbrenner's passing, brings up an interesting point..

Anybody know a thing or two about Blackberries? I'm at my wit's end.

Alright, I decided to try facebook. Would you please "friend" me?

5,000 posts. What a long, strange trip it's been. (Last Post)

My Political Poem: Banal

Favorite commercial?

R. Lee Ermey GEICO commercial - hilarious (31 seconds).. YOU JACK WAGON!

"That which you fear most will happen to you"

What do you dust with? Endust, Pledge, etc., or some other brand?

BREAKING: Springfield police charge one-armed man with unarmed robbery

**Word Game, Loungers!** What do these words have in common?

Baby lima bean frittata: Great idea or ewww?

Phobia treatment?..Where to start?

Grammar question

The ghost of Wilt Chamberlain signs with Miami and takes less money....

Which color will win the poll?

Impressions?

If you're on Facebook, get a load of this person. WORST profile page ever.

Inquiring minds want to know.......Do you spit or swallow? (Pomegranate seeds that is)

What the hell kind of flies are these?

Who Else Has Facebook?

Who Else Belongs To A Fitness Club?

Before relaxing in my hot tub, first, I deserve to be blown

Most courageous thing you've ever done

This is a COMMIE PINKO DIRTBAG appreciation thread.

Why financial reform might not work as intended

Kerry: Protected status for Guatemalan immigrants

Ordination of women a crime: Vatican

Miss. man charged with post-Katrina hate crime

Report says illegal logging declining (worldwide)

Poll: Most Americans would back Israel attack on Iran

Republicans join forces with Islamic governments against America

Republicans join forces with Islamic governments against America

Thank you, Pres. Obama!

Imprisoned former Detroit mayor charged with misconduct as wife visits

Greenspan Calls for Congress to Let All Bush Tax Cuts Expire

BP well integrity test.. so far so good...

Greenspan Says Lawmakers Should Let All Bush’s Tax Cuts Lapse

More FOX NEWS bullshit on unemployed people

New University of Wisconsin Poll on Feingold Senate Race results

Could Delaware Senate be a sleeper race? new Ras poll indicates closer than expected.

Last month was the hottest June recorded worldwide, figures show

Obama will tout Wall Street reform to fire up voters ahead of midterm

Firefighters Flooded Rig, Caused Oil Spill, Suit Says

Estranged aide to John Edwards reaches movie deal

Froomkin: Obama mulling Business Roundtable recommendations

*Just IN* Rep. Markey says Congress unable to “PUBLICLY disclose” integrity of wellbore — More (VIDE

New Las Vegas Review Poll: Reid jumps out to 7-point lead over Angle

World Cup gamblers arrested in Asia

I have a question to ask about how the BP well mess has been handled..

Tom Petters shipped to Leavenworth: 50 years

New Economist National Poll: Obama 48/45 approval; Dems lead congressional ballot

WV Gov. Machin appoints 36 yr. old Carte Goodwin to fill Byrd's seat

Tax Cuts on Rich = High Federal Debt, Tax Increase on Rich = Surplus; per Krugman.

CT-Senate: Blumenthal maintains double-digit lead over McMahon in new poll

Boehner calls for less regulation, public calls for more

Obama lampoons Hoekstra on congressman's home turf

Report:: Mel Gibson's Ex-Girlfriend Demanded 10 Million

Politico: Obama Loses By Winning? (politico rightly gets skewered)

Paul Krugman: Redo That Voodoo

Some worry about abuse as U.S. hands over final detention center to Iraq

NYC judge rejects release of CIA materials to ACLU

Crist raises $1.8M in 2Q

So you say you'd like to be a revered guest on Fox News TV?

Army reports record number of suicides for June

WHO criticizes Amnesty report into North Korea health

Breaking News: Parking Deck Collapse, Hackensack, NJ: People reportedly trapped

Eighteen months the President has held office...

Keith Olbermann Nominated For Emmy Award

"He talked before the election about what he wanted to do, and he’s done it"

Gene Robinson: "Democrats need to get over themselves. And then they need to get busy."

Blumenthal Up By 17 Points In Connecticut Senate Race

Andrew Cuomo has quite the war chest with $24 million on hand

WH talking to Bill C about doing some campaigning

Bill White beats Rick Perry in fundraising for the latest period

Lobbyists pushing hard to influence who gets appointed head of new consumer bureau

Spokesman tries to clarify another dumb Boehner statement: "moratorium on new federal regulations"

My choice for our next Democratic President (After 2 Obama terms)

Lawmakers Seek Overseas Labor Data From Tobacco Company

DNC Memo: Putting Voter Sentiment and Recent Polls in their Proper Perspective

Army 'involved in torture mission with US troops'

White House: Warren a top candidate for agency job

Joe Manchin to pick Carte Goodwin to replace Byrd.

30 corpses discovered at Colombia-Ecuador border .

The Most Cynical Of Calculations

Passage of FinReg Means $1 Billion for Unemployed Homeowners

Passage of FinReg Means $1 Billion for Unemployed Homeowners

Brewer leads Goddard by 20% in most recent poll

New national poll: Gingrich leads GOP pack for '12

Californians divided on Arizona immigration law

Hansen Clarke's poll shows he is ahead of Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick

Venezuela recalls Colombia envoy

Klingons to invade Gaslamp Trolley Station

SEIU and AFL-CIO statements on Wall Street Reform

Ensign pays staff legal bills in ethics probe

3 Congress members accuse US of funding Kenya vote

Jul. 14, Warren comments on new consumer agency. Also, there is a new Geithner outrage

Goldman Sachs ‘Victory’ Ushers Change for Wall Street

Tax Cuts for the Wealthy or Help for the Unemployed?

Tax Cuts for the Wealthy or Help for the Unemployed?

Probe finds state data used in ‘illegals’ list

Boxer has nearly 12 times the cash on hand as Fiorina

Federal prosecution of immigrants soared in spring

Post poll: McInnis losing support, Republicans like Tancredo

Toyota Has Fix for Minivans Recalled for Spare-Tire Corrosion

Palin aide swats Romney team

Dole leads Clinton in March 1995 TIME poll...

Is There Anything Obama Could Have Done To Remain Popular?

TX-Gov: White (D) leads big in money race

Is Media Giving Obama Credit He Deserves?

Boehner calls for less regulation, public calls for more

Obama Pushes Through Agenda Despite Political Risks

Photos 'show Himalayan glaciers receding'

Sunni group claims suicide attack on Shiite mosque in Iran as toll rises to 27

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Friday July 16

Drug cartel responsible for deadly Mexico blast: army

Minor Earthquake Rattles Washington, DC Area

U.S. Says Scientist Aided C.I.A. While Still in Iran

Spain to ban sex adverts from national newspapers

Six bank failures bring 2010 tally to 96

GOP criticizing Obama for vacationing during environmental disaster

GOP criticizing Obama for vacationing during environmental disaster

Michele Bachmann starting tea party caucus

Colombian former deputy minister assassinated

What We're Getting Is Just a Taste

A little Perspective on Liz Fowler

Krauthammer displays a rare morsel of lucidity: Obama's Next Act

Feds: Test results from well not as good as hoped

OSHA Launches New Whistleblower Protection Site

A.I.G. to Pay $725 Million to Resolve Fraud Claims

Why This Isn't 1994

Apple to give iPhone buyers free cases

CNN - Obama vacation brings rest, relaxation and rebuke(from GOBP)

Republican member of Civil Rights Commission says fellow cons wanted to use NBPP to damage Obama

Is PPP Right leaning propaganda? Why is Obama tied w/ Palin and behind Gingrich?

Judge rejects pay cuts for California state workers

It's hard to be optimistic when I read this: Most Think Bank Bailout Came During Obama Term

Newsweek - John Kerry's Fulbright Moment

Obey says White House Suggested Cutting Food Stamps to Pay for Education Program

Palin earned $75k to speak at Calif university

WikiLeaks founder: Site getting tons of 'high caliber' disclosures

I feel like posting a flamebait thread

Harry Reid Jumps Out to a Lead Over Sharron Angle in New Nevada State Poll

Make no mistake; A Republican President would not have the oil leak plugged by now.

Axelrod: Elizabeth Warren a candidate to head new consumer protection bureau-Updated-Geitner Agrees

Kellogg cereal recall due to unusual smells in box liners

Officials: Ex-Manchin aide tapped for Byrd seat

Yes We Did! – A Celebration of the Obama Admin and Congress’ Achievements

Bloomberg Poll: 61% Don’t Want To Repeal Health Law

Photo: I can assure you, I would have NEVER done this to Ronald Reagan

Hundreds attend NZ funeral for boisterous dolphin

BTW, Obama's approval rating is up since March, but Bloomberg News decides not to say so

Cabela's: Nearly 1,000 apply for 40 jobs at Glendale store

Schwarzenegger mobilizes National Guard to border

Omega imbalance can make obesity 'inheritable': study

Russ Feingold, Al Franken, Bernie Sanders...

Assert Your Democratic Influence on Other Blogs

Two Utah state employees linked to anonymous 'illegal immigrants" list

Russian lawmakers expand powers of security service (FSB)

California judge denies Schwarzenegger's minimum wage order

US puts Muslim cleric on terror blacklist (Anwar al-Awlaki)

Tesla-Toyota's first joint car

How this President is able to get done as much in the right direction as he has, considering...

President Obama, wife Michelle and kids to see sights, eat lobster in Bar Harbor, Maine

President Obama, wife Michelle and kids to see sights, eat lobster in Bar Harbor, Maine

Progressives side with Warren, knock Geithner

Ask President Obama WHY his administration is restricting abortion coverage for vulnerable women.

'Super skimmer' a giant bust in Gulf cleanup

US judge jails Cuba spying couple

BUSTED: Federal Agents Crack Medicare Fraud Operations in 5 Cities

Release of Lockerbie bomber was a mistake, British government says

Glacier Once Stuck to Sea Floor, Breaks Loose

Stimulus signage has GOP outraged

Are you planning on sitting out the 2010 and 2012 elections

As Obama’s Popularity Falls; Republicans Inch Ahead in 2012 Race

Judge rules Stolen Valor Act unconstitutional

Chavez "communes" stoke Venezuela democracy debate

BP buys up Gulf scientists for legal defense, roiling academic community

"An even greater victory for Obama, who has had to fight for every inch of progress"

BP OIL CATASTROPHE! Our EXCLUSIVE chat with the EPA! A MUST WATCH

Warehouses Full Of Food While Children Go Hungry In Haiti

Unemployment Extension Friday July 16 2010 HR4213, S3520, HR5618. Financial Reform bill passed.

unemployment extension..hang in there..

THE RELIGIOUS-REICH AND RIGHT WING DEATH SQUADS

Church of Beck

Call these Senators against unemployment extension

Economic Plan can create 33 million jobs overnight!

Everything old is new again: Steinbeck discusses the Depression, reasons for writing Grapes of Wrath

We Can't Be Afraid To Say It! It's Un-American!

California Nurses Protest Gubernatorial Candidate Meg Whitman

Truth

Countdown: So-called financial reform bill passes Senate, Dean Baker opines

Katharine's Nurses

Goldman's Blankfein seen as winner following SEC deal, NY Times says

Family Pets Being Destroyed Because Of B.P.'s Oil Spill Catastrophe!

Initial Claims for Jobless Benefits Drop Sharply

Pete King: Don't offer an agenda, because people might not like it

TYT: Why Pot Should Be Legal

PRODUCTIVITY IS UP SO WHY CUT SOCIAL PROGRAMS?

Vatican revises rules on sex abuse

California Working Families' TV Spots

Obama Hails Passage of Financial Reform

Rachel Maddow interviews the producer of 'Countdown to Zero' on the problem of nukes

CNA Nurses Picket Whitman In Atherton We Will Not Back Down

Record $550 Million dollar Wall Street fine = just 2 weeks profits.

Midweek Politics: US Church Supports Ugandan "Kill Gays" Legislation

Riz Khan - wounds of the Vietnam war

Jeremy Scahill on COUNTDOWN: Blackwater and Erik Prince

Sharron Angle: God Has Called Me To Run Against Harry Reid

Code Pink Buries a Hummer in Detroit!

Iran Blames US for Deadly Mosque Bombing

Michele Bachmann Is So Full Of Crap! She Might Be The Queen Of Crap!

Delete!!

Book TV: After Words: Nomi Prins, interviewed by Bernie Sanders

Palin: Teabaggers a beautiful movement, not racists, don't care that Obama is half black half white

GRITtv: Jon Liss: Crisis Resolved on the Working Class

Sharron Angle: Eliminate Federal Department of Education & Nevada Department of Education

Jeremy Scahill on Bill Maher (with Chuck Todd and Jay Leno)

Rachel Maddow: Outed Pilot - 'Nobody Surveyed Me If I Was Comfortable Getting Shot At Over Baghdad'

Unemployment Extension July 16, 2010 BOYCOTT OMAHA STEAKS

Papantonio: the Truth About BP's Escrow Fund

Oil Industry Expert: 'BP Cap Meant to Hide Original Rate of Gusher'

US Troop Withdrawal Begins In Baghdad

NAACP vs. The Tea Party

The future of parking

REPUBLICAN TEA PARTY LEADER using NAZI propaganda methods

John King's Colleague, Mark "Kleagle" Williams, Pulls His Racist Letter To Lincoln From His Blog

Did the Govt Let Goldman Sachs Off the Hook?

Democrats or Republicans: Terrible Choice Either Way

Keith Olbermann's "Tea Time": Tea Party's Racism Revealed

Tamron Hall owns Mark Williams who proves he is racist

Union head Weingarten mocks teachers who walk out protesting Gates' speech.

Hilarious Rachel Maddow look back on dopey GOP primary losers' commercials

Tea Party is Full of It!

Papantonio: Hillary Clinton in 2012?

Rachel Maddow Afghanistan Commentary: "...Then Each Additional Life Sacrificed Is a Moral Outrage"

U.S. Senate appointment and Alabama primary reveals vengeance voters in the GOP

HOW BROKERS BECAME BOOKIES: THE INSIDIOUS TRANSFORMATION OF MARKETS INTO CASINOS

GRAY PANTHERS OPPOSE REP. BOEHNER'S PROPOSAL TO RAISE AGE OF SOCIAL SECURITY RECIPIENTS:

Why we can’t let this financial reform bill be our only response to the economic crisis

The real question is why the Democrats refuse to point this out

Hawaii Governor Linda Lingle Informs Gay Rights Activists They're Second-Class Citizens

Dupe ....please delete

About Those Unpaid Internships

FOX News, The DOJ Pseudo-Scandal, And White Racial Hysteria

Scars run deep, Alaska town slowly heals after 1989 Exxon Valdez spill

Robert Parry: Some Hard Truths about America

"Debunk U" Study Guide - Lesson 1

GOP Reps. Cite The Bible To Support Harsh Crackdowns Against Undocumented Immigrants

Eugene Robinson: It's time for Democrats to give up the funk

Conservatism's Death Gusher

Inequality Is the Real Debt Burden

Voters should think twice about letting the GOP back in the henhouse

The Financial Regulation Vote Shows That the GOP Is not the Solution

Krugman: Redo That Voodoo

Republican credibilty on the Deficit ....zero. Fighting Unemployment extension to kill the recovery

Sander Levin calls for GOP to drop opposition to extending unemployment benefits

Friday Talking Points (131) -- Democratic Campaign Advice

Corporations want fewer workers, but they still need everyone to be consumers

Stinbrenner Really Was Just Another Hustler

On Lockerbie Bomber Release, Scotland Admits to 'BP Offer It Couldn't Refuse'

Rushdoony and Theocratic Libertarians on Slavery

The great Dick Cheney empathy test

The Food Bubble: How Wall Street Starved Millions and Got Away With It

Jay Bybee's sociopathic self-absorption

Weekend Economists--Back in the Saddle July 16-18, 2010

The 21st Century Grid (NatGeo)

The Oil Drum: Pressure Testing, Oil Imports, and More...

From a Gulf Oyster, a Domino Effect

France doubles exports to UK power market

U.S. to Host First Clean Energy Ministerial

Drumbeat: July 16, 2010

Peak oil notes - July 15

New Corps Of Engineers Plan - Use Mix Of Coal Ash & Lime To Repair Levees Along Mississippi

Senate Climate Bill May Not Even Hit Copenhagen's Weak Targets - Reuters

Long Heatwaves Could Be Commonplace In US By 2039

Mayak: the other Chernobyl

Study: Global Warming Will Kill Hudson Bay Polar Bears Within 25 Years

In Russia, Worst Drought In 130 Years Destroys 9.6 Million Hectares Of Crops - Temp Records Tumble

Pierce makes it official, re-signs with Celtics

More fashion statements at the British Open...

Giants sign Dontrelle Willis..

STILL PLAYING in Scotland, 4:00 edt, 9:00 pm local time.

X-post from GD:Percentage of population below the extreme poverty line in Brazil, year by year.

Over 1000 Exposed to Dengue Fever In Florida

Ok, here's a thread for baseball lovers.

Colombia drug wars 'fuelling extra judicial assassinations' in Ecuador

Medellin commission created to tackle impunity .

Bogota displaced leaders threatened by paramilitaries .

30 corpses discovered at Colombia-Ecuador border .

Argentine human rights leaders show support for embattled Spanish Judge Baltasar Garzon

Witness for Peace urging action for Cuba Travel Bill

Salvadorian president slams visit of Honduras' former post-coup leader

Colombian former deputy minister assassinated

Venezuela on brink of severing diplomatic relations with Colombia

Venezuelan Congress rejects "meddling" of Chilean Senate

Documents Reveal Multimillion-Dollar Funding to Journalists and Media in Venezuela

Slushie!

Va. congressman heads forum on gun show loophole

It's too bad neither Murtha or Strickland are "Real Dems", or so we've been told.

Chicago Police Department Roster of “Unsafe Handguns” (Nothing can be registered)

Can the NRA or ACLU or any other alphabet soup create new rights?

Gun Sales Expected to Shoot Up in wake of SCOTUS Chicago Ruling

SAF sues New York State over need provision in state law

NOM's Hate Tour Attracts Tens Of People

One Iowa launches campaign to protect gay marriage

BTB: Will Luxembourg be eleven?

When the Bride Takes a Bride, Businesses Respond

VA Gov McDonnell's Former In-Law Speaks Out for Gay Rights

Gay Fla. city councilman seeks U.S. House seat

GLAAD disappointed with ABC’s statement on “down low” comment

City Pays $20K for Banning Gay Musical

We just decided our next trip is going to be to Buenos Aires

NOM counter-protesters?

World Net Daily's Unfunny DJ Dolce Thinks It's OK To Use "Faggot"

Hey Conservatives -- Gays Are Better Parents Than You

AFL-CIO Says Senate Financial Reform Vote Represents “Historic Shift” Of Power

Today in Labor History July 16 The "Great Upheaval" of 1877 began, Martial law declared in strike

Last Chance to Win a $22,000 Triton Bass Boat (55 additional ways to win)

Union leader Hunter disputes NBA's financial projections, preparing for lockout

CARLSBAD (CA): City agrees to $2 million for new farmworker housing

where work took me today

Contrast

Scuba diving dachshund, oil-covered birds, a baby wallaby and more in Animal views

Here's my entry if we ever do "Red" again

*** Photo contest preliminaries posted in GD****

question ??

Aviation Industry Harnesses Algae for Biofuel

Space Weather Turns into an International Problem

Michael Tomasky's Friday Science Quiz

Titan's lakes follow a "hydrologic" cycle

Look Up! The Billion-Bug Highway You Can't See

Malaria-proof mosquito engineered

The research field of supernovae is exploding right now!

Endgame

Greater U.S. military aid should assist Israel's 'tough' peace talks decisions, official says

Poll: Most Americans would back Israel attack on Iran

Greater U.S. Military Aid Should Assist Israel's 'Tough' Peace Talks Decisions, Official Says

Anybody watch the new shows on SyFy last night?

For the Week of July 15, 2010 & final Uranus/Saturn opposition

The Peace Project looking for Art Entries

The Mayan Code: Time Acceleration and Awakening the World Mind (podcast)

Starcodes this week - Heather Roan Robbins

Reversing Adult Onset Diabetes

International Crop Circles Conference England Canceled after Attempts Made to Dictate The Program

DOH! Indonesian Muslims told to change prayer direction

Matthew's Messages

Medicare's Future - Pro | Doctors likely to flee from low payments, onerous rules

The joys of American healthcare: tracking down test results

Walt Disny and Kraft move regional HQ to Shanghai

So you hate unemployment...

Roubini: Fasten your seat belts.. we're on the precipice of the global 'double-dip'.

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