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Archives: July 8, 2010

Happy Birthday, Ringo. July 7, 1940.

German Factory Orders 'Unexpectedly' Fell 0.5% in May; April Growth Revised

Witness Alleges Brutality in Bartlett

Tee hee. Someone's hang'n signs re old leather face in AZ.

Ok, anyone know what was with all the Hannitized Freepers....

Has anyone else here taken the National Survey on Drug Use and Health?

NATO attack mistakenly kills 5 Afghan soldiers

It's little things that make you think maybe something is going on ...

Video Link posted merely for the fun of it. Take a look.

Unemployed Republican Readers...Are you happy?

Unemployed Republican Readers...Are you happy?

somebody tell me quick, what is the order?

somebody tell me quick, what is the order?

somebody tell me quick, what is the order?

I just posted this in another message board.

Can anyone help me with questions about labor law in Maine?

Salon discusses that Scarborough thing...the one about killing his intern and getting away with it.

Stop feeding them.

HIV Scare not Over for Miami-Area Vets

Survey of Afghans points to rampant corruption in government

Afghan Companies Say U.S. Did Not Pay Them

In the Stupid Department: Palin makes exception for military spending

The best comment today in the military rags:

Mullens Advocate More Reserve Support

Vehicles of Guilty Marine Seized

Next CG mod set for Pearl Harbor

VA not approving enough service dogs, IG says

Psychologists face Guantanamo abuse claim

At least 58 Alabama patients treated for oil-related ailments, say health officials

**Happy Lebron Day!** Lebron and what Lebron means to you

Anti-Obama posters stir flap at North Dakota Capitol

40 Iraqi pilgrims killed, scores wounded in Shiite religious pilgrimage

Two More Trade Unionists Assassinated In Colombia

More casualties of the one trillion dollar military budget: Budget cutbacks in California expose mor

U.S. casualties to mount as Afghan war widens, general says

(Military) Sources: Rolling Stone quotes made by jr. staff

"Multibillion-dollar Comprehensive National Cybersecurity Initiative": WSJ

They'll let you die for 1/100th of a penny.

The War Drones On

IMF says Europe presents main threat to global recovery..

"Huge mats of tar found on Galveston beaches"

Judge rules hotel illegally encouraged workers to decertify the union

Judge rules hotel illegally encouraged workers to decertify the union

Mississippi business leaders say oil spill blow may last years

The United States of Abuse

Jesus' General: Bill Gates wants to shrivel our testicles

Guantanamo detainee pleads guilty at military commission

Morning Joe sinks into irrelevant idiocy (even worse than usual).

Officer's Actions Under Review After Shooting (Of unarmed man during traffic stop)

Can Your Cell Phone Put You in a Cell Block?

Can Your Cell Phone Put You in a Cell Block?

Matt Miller: Jobs now, deficits . . . soon!

The Grim Sleeper: How a son's DNA snared his father ("Familial DNA Testing")

Missing children come in many colors

MARKOS: MSNBC Only Bans Scarborough CRITICS

TX Workforce COmm. tells employers how to avoid paying unemployment to qualified (ex) employees .

i just saw a commercial comparing Obama to neville chamberlaiin

Two More Candidates for the McChrystal Treatment

OECD sees 'daunting challenge' in cutting unemployment AND deficits

OECD sees 'daunting challenge' in cutting unemployment AND deficits

Solar Powered Plane that works: $95 Million. Ospry: $27 BILLION before it stopped crashing. (rant)

Europe should freeze deep water drilling: top official

Boehner Invites Lobbyists To Help Form GOP Agenda In Intimate Meeting At His Office

How Virginia tried to pass an immigration law similar to AZ, but was forced to repeal it..

Junk Food Crackdown: Feds Draw Up Strict Standards For Marketing To Kids

It's What We Do.

Special Forces called in as gunman taunts UK Police for 5th day..

Republicans Incite Class Warfare—Within the Middle Class

Pseudo-historian and Glenn Beck pal, David Barton, admits that a lot of his data is unverifiable

How We Won the War on Drugs, Repeatedly, and How to Win the Afghanistan War

Despite being told by armed thugs not to take photographs he kept snapping

Celebrities fight for Iranian woman sentenced to stoning

Why Liberals Should Love the Second Amendment

Why Liberals Should Love Slavery

Has anyone seen the promos for "Outsourced?"

PETA demands Paul, the World Cup-predicting octopus, be set free

Legal group: Gays shouldn’t answer Pentagon survey

Majority of Judges Hearing Drilling Moratorium Appeal Attended Oil-Funded Junkets

MARK TWAIN-Fresh As The Day It Was Written

What's with all the Kos hate here?

AFL-CIO President Trumka: Obama lawsuit against anti-immigrant law a first step, but not enough

WHY do American Muslims have to "grapple" with "homegrown jihad"?

Despite Vitter's Denials, DISGRACED Staffer Worked on WOMEN's ISSUES.

Old songs that have meaning today, "Some things will never change"

PETA demands Paul, the World Cup-predicting octopus, be set free

When social media & culture collide - CNN Fires Editor After Hezbollah Twitter Message

Iraq's Prospects Seem As Grim As Its Recent Past brought to you by the Nevada Dems

Chinese outsourcer seeks U.S. workers with IQ of 125 and up

Search for Kyron Horman Complicated by Botched Sting on Terri Horman

C-SPAN's Washington Journal, etc - What do DUers think?

Devil's advocate or just plain Devil? Hard to tell them apart here, lately.

"Coming up we'll be talking to former heart throb Lief Garrett about Lindsay Lohan."

Detroit Public Schools tries something new: A school run by teachers

Jesus Appears in Portuguese Playboy edition! May not be suitable/safe for work (NSFW),

Hail Mary full of grace-Accept Jesus motherfucker-Or I'll shoot you in the face

slow news day today....

"Ann Coulter", a little ditty by nostamj

It's a given that right wing cartoonists have the intelligence of a milk crate, but Jesus:

climategate....British Panel Clears Scientists

climategate....British Panel Clears Scientists

UK treasure hunter finds 52,000 Roman coins

Geithner and Summers: Candidates for the McChrystal Treatment

Report: NSA creating spy system to monitor domestic infrastructure

Solar-powered plane lands safely after 26-hour flight

Repubes still looking to beat Dems with Obamacare in Nov - but wasn't it really their fault??

Oh... My... Barf...

Samples Confirm Corexit Ingredients In Gulf Spill Area Far Above Toxic Concentrations

Obama: Israelis suspicious of me because my middle name is Hussein

Steele: 'I ain't going anywhere'

Why Teachers Unions Are Fed Up with Obama

Buffett: 'We’re coming back, no question in my mind'

Transocean, BP's drilling partner, linked to Iran, Syria

Why should we fund NASA? (a quick soccer ball rant)

U.S. Stocks Advance After Jobless Claims Report, Retail Sales

Do you believe the USA should ever engage in "Nation Building"?

Do you believe the USA should ever engage in "Nation Building"?

Average pay of Japanese CEOs is one-seventh that of CEOs in U.S

Pro-Wall Street Democrats launch insurgent campaign in New York against liberal Democrat

Titanic's Gloria Stuart turns 100

That'll show 'em!

World Nut Daily fundie columnist cheers vandalism of "One Nation Indivisible" billboards

FSU Film School screens award winning documentary "Fuel"

war...huge f__king waste of time...

THe Devil Went down to Jamaica - hilarious

watching that one commercial again...

BP: Gulf oil spill could be stopped this month

Now the time has come for the Congress and this administration to quit doing the bidding

Miami GOP Chairman Will Be Asked to Resign Over "REPEATED" Domestic Violence Record

BP's New Injury Stats: Texas Tarballs and More...

Idea for Florida License Plates...

Thursday TOON Roundup part 3

CNN reporting that Mel Gibson is target of domestic violence suit in Malibu CA

Mama Grizzlies and Pink Elephants

From The Seattle AFT Convention (Thanks To Proud2BlibKansan!)

Thursday TOON Roundup part 1

CNN suddenly cares about obnoxious Twitter posts?

Labor Day suggestion for Gulf states worried about tourism

Tea Party Think Tank Headed By Clarence Thomas' Wife Makes Common Cause With Militia Guru Larry Prat

" the midst of a depression" - Krugman

Iranian Mother May Be Stoned To Death

I hate my local weekly fishwrap...

Conan Gets Emmy Nomination Over Leno

Thursday TOON Roundup part 4

Nixon and BFEE considered nuking North Korea, among other places.

dear lebron james, i don't care for one second where you go to play basketball

dear lebron james, i don't care for one second where you go to play basketball

Did You Know Tar Balls Glow Orange Under UV Light?....Mother Jones website

Thursday TOON Roundup part 5

Just watched Mississippi Burning again...(pics)

Rant on: Personal responsibility

Republicans know how to organize. We look like the Keystone Kops.

Chromium Bug - Huge amount of goats teleported

The Stupid, It Burns!

Another teen idol wrote a song promoting the beating and killing of woman... Why is DU silent?.

Thursday TOON Roundup part 2

About the LeBron mania sweeping the media...

Did you get this e-mail from Alan Grayson?

Iranian Embassy denies widow to be stoned to death

Perhaps if the Democrats contrast how many private section jobs were created 2009-10

Vitter says his former aid handled abortion issues, but not 'Women's Affairs' (VIDEO)

lawyer sues Lebron James for millions, because he says he's the dad. WTF?

"Our crews are cleaning Gulf beaches 24/7" - line in a BP teevee ad

The Rude Pundit: Suck These Sweaty Balls, Climate Change Deniers

So what SHOULD I write? (Gay Marriage thing)

Tweety doing his Palin drool..again

"Actually it's quite fun to fight them, you know. It's a hell of a hoot,"

Sharron Angle's Advice For Rape Victims Considering Abortion: Turn Lemons Into Lemonade

Dad of missing Ore. boy says he suspects stepmom

VP Joe Biden In Portland Oregon Today!!!

Should we allow electric cars during a heatwave?

Ken Salazar is an industry hack

Dentists warn of giant burger dangers - over- extending jaw injuries

Better Movie with Cameos by US Senators?

'Today' Show to Allow Same-Sex Couples in Wedding Contest

I'm sick of Lebron James

I'm sick of Lebron James

Barack Obama is like Jimmy Carter...

Disaster Messaging by the Democrats: It Could be Fatal to America's Future -- By George Lakoff

Slap Down at The Supermarket....Session Two

Vermont's Health Care Reform Commission hires Taiwan's single payer architect

Military Psychologists Face Complaints With Licensing Boards Over Roles at Guantanamo

Mehserle jury reaches verdict

The Looney "Lonetree Declaration". The haters are converging on my city

This is too funny not to post.

Gov Crist rescues oily birds..

NYT: Wal-Mart Fighting $7,000 Fine in Trampling Case

KS rally with AZ sheriff forced to new site; religious school asks that event be moved

Arrest Now! Bring war crimes suspects of Darfur to justice ( Amnesty International)

"Bush, Cheney, Yoo & Each Of Your Good Friends-There Are Many Who Wish You A Very Long Life"

"Bush, Cheney, Yoo & Each Of Your Good Friends-There Are Many Who Wish You A Very Long Life"

Thank you Eugene Robinson

"As irrational prejudice plainly never constitutes a legitimate government interest..." WOOHOOO!

George Lakoff: Democrats Are Constantlty Resorting To Disaster Messaging.

Sotomayor's GOP 'yea' votes remain mute on Kagan

Hays County Texas deputies accused of excessive force against 80yr-old man and his son

I just made out with a guy for the first time because

I just made out with a guy for the first time because

Kabuki Democracy: Why a Progressive Presidency Is Impossible, for Now - Eric Alterman

Report on my bay:

Healthcare Forum... with Newton Leroy "Newt" Gingrich

"I see a recovery, this economy is coming back" - Buffett

the teabagger demographic

Another made in USA clothing line

Has anyone dones an Sharron Angle commercial overlayed on video of the McVeigh bombing

Will he stay or will he go? (Lebron James and Cleveland)

Challenge for photoshop DU:ers RE: Sarah Palin's momma grizzly bear ad.

Who the hell is this Independent Women's Voice person on Hardball right now?

Could this be dispersant?

Could this be dispersant?

KGO radio: Involuntary Manslaughter in BART shooting. NT

Mehserle convicted of involuntary manslaughter.

After that interview on Hardball, Carol Maloney has no worries

Michael Steele: I'm here, I'm here, get used to it

Michael Steele: I'm here, I'm here, get used to it

Michael Steele: I'm here, I'm here, get used to it

Another Obama Recess Appointment For Someone Not Named Johnsen

Where is DemoTex?

I guess we are wired differently

TOOO FUNNY... Paul the Octopus choses

Obama internet 'kill switch' bill approved

Goodbye India Outsourcing, Hello Rural America Insourcing

Breaking - Oil owned judges rule against the government

I like the term "solidarity Democrat" but for short we can call ourselves "solid Dems".

"What a funny little government!"

Have we forgotten Haiti?

Mehserle jury reaches verdict - scheduled to be read about 4 p.m.(BART shooting)

You know what really gets me about people who try to bring up Joe Scarborough's dead intern?

You know that petition the DSCC has to send Palin back to Alaska?

Ringo's 70th

Street Smarts; Diebold is now a verb that means "to steal"

When an employee becomes bigger than their employer

Democrats Fear They Can't Match $200 Million GOP Campaign Avalanche

What is the status of the unemployment extension?

Administration loses appeal on six-month offshore drilling moratorium

Majority Of Judges Hearing Drilling Moratorium Appeal Attended Oil-Funded Junkets

Glenn Beck Writes Message on His Fingernails to Take a Shot at MSNBC

Picture just in of Cleveland after "the news"

IMF to US elders: Your cat food is ready!

Since BecKKK is mocking MSNBC, call his novel "The UBERton Window"

I propose we create a new logical fallacy for people who cite Fox News/Glenn Beck to win arguments

For the political observers here, what do you attribute to people turning away from politics?

Lebron SHOCKER! Going to Oklahoma City to play with Durant!

The Declaration... is sourced on

Spend Our Money....on like-minded people

HuffPo: Rand Paul Worries That Obama's BP Criticism Is Putting Oil Giant 'Out Of Business'

Judge declares US gay-marriage ban is unconstitutional

HuffPo: Income Gap Between Rich and Poor Is Highest It's Been In 80 Years

Question about "nuking" the Senate

Gunning For Grandma

Federal Government Finally Decides to Buy in Bulk

LaBron to Miami... now we are seeing the news

Obama Will Show GLBT His Core Beliefs

Paul Krugman:Pity the Poor C.E.O.’s


In defense of humans, re PATTERNS and Glenny

OMG! Sharron Angle = Zippy Pinhead?

Roger Ebert reviews "9500 LIBERTY," cites Arizona's S.B. 1070

To MSNBC: Please do something about Chris Hayes' nervous hands

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Brad Friedman subs for Mike

Liz Cheney......LOSER.

Do the FOX producers just let Beck sound plain STUPID?

Crist 34%, Rubio 36%, Meek 15%- Rasmussen (July 8)

Talking about cutting government spending is apparently like the board game "Operation"

Socialism is missing an historic opportunity

Biggest Defaulters on Mortgages Are the Rich

Some quotes from Jefferson

We the People....are Extremely F**king Stupid (Another Teabag moment)

Monkeys catapult to freedom over fence

Blatant Market Manipulation, How the rich are getting richer in the middle of the night.

Do you boycott goods from one or more countries, and if so, is the US one of those countries?

Huge Roman coin find for hobbyist

Bobby Jindal Signs 'Guns-In-Church' Bill Into Law

CNN fires long-time employee for tweeting her sadness, respect for late Hezbollah leader

Swipe, smile, blow: Pa. has wine vending machines

Those 260,000 Stolen Documents From the State Dept.

Is there a clip available of the Back in Black segment on

have both parties mutated into something different?

Gawker: Levi Johnston's Sister Will Not Be Silenced: Bristol Got Pregnant on Purpose!

Naomi Klein: The earth is bleeding

It's over - the $243 million dollar F-35 is toast.

On KRON4 local reporter says he's seen the Black Bloc in Oakland.

Good news! Steele "ain't goin' anywhere" ..

Photo: THE ULTIMATE PROOF that Liberal Women are the most beautiful...conventional and otherwise.

Democrats in Trouble, But Voters Hate Republicans More

Skin rash and blisters after wading in Mobile Bay, Alabama

Is it me or does BARNEY FRANK look like shit tonight

my ltte printed today-the effect of infinite wars

Help Defeat Boehner in Just One Click!

What dental care is covered under HCR?

You'd think a Capitalist Mecca like the US would look for & embrace "Best Practices"

You'd think a Capitalist Mecca like the US would look for & embrace "Best Practices"

Will the left be blamed if the Democrats lose seats?

Ohio hamburger chain says insurance reform will bite into profits

Know your companies: ChoicePoint

***July photo contest needs more entries***

How will LeBron James decision affect the midterm elections?

Why did Obama and the Democrats let LeBron go to Miami?

SeizeBP files FOIA request demanding records on Coast Guard's new restrictions on media access

BP can do whatever the hell they want to do. After all, who is going to stop them?

The next time a Republican asks you why Democratic Presidents are anti-business.....

What do you think of these two policy ideas?

In 1934, although the U.S. was still in a depression, the Democrats were able to gain seats

I had no idea how much energy these wind turbines can produce

Head Wreck finds a religion he can endorse. Please come CAPTION!!!!!

Obama endorses Netanyahu as man of peace

Minor rant on police traffic stop

I Dedicate This Song to the City of Cleveland

Went through jury duty selection in Phoenix. Something unbelievable happened.

Last year Joey S had Mika defend him from the "liberal" media in a NYT letter. Now Markos...

Need some help, and ideas for my state

At long last,someone who understands the stress the wealthy have been under.

At long last,someone who understands the stress the wealthy have been under.

Tar balls wash up on Cocoa Beach and Cape Canaveral... Is The Coast Guard In Bed With BP

Does anyone else find themseves thinking about that "boiling frog" story with some

Holder: Spill probe not confined to BP

Democrats Fear They Can't Match $200 Million GOP Campaign Avalanche

Invisible Contamination: How the BP Spill Might Be Poisoning People

Invisible Contamination: How the BP Spill Might Be Poisoning People

Sharron Angle, deranged asshole

Robert Reich -We're in a Recession Because the Rich Are Raking in an Absurd Portion of Wealth

What is Christian Nationalism?

ProPublica Photographer: I Was Followed by BP Security and Then Detained by Police

Former BART officer convicted of involuntary manslaughter...

Is having a house pet "animal cruelty?"

10 year old babysitter arrested for abusing 23 month old baby

Effects of a Brazilian oil spill 10 years on - pic of mangrove

"Congress undertook this classification ... to disadvantage a group of which it disapproves."

Obama draws about $500,000 for Carnahan in Missouri Senate race, praises her as independent

"The people are pissed off"

Mel Gibson tells girlfriend she "f**cking deserved" to get hit in face while holding baby daughter

48 states agree with Albert Snyder that Westboro/Phelps needs to be stopped

48 states agree with Albert Snyder that Westboro/Phelps needs to be stopped

BREAKING: Section 3 of DOMA found unconstitutional, violates equal protection

White People calling Tan Tax Racist

Lebrons "decision" shows how insecure and desperate he is.

Detroit Republican Examiner openly admits racism, calls for "bloodshed"

Check in if you enjoy choking on exhaust fumes in sweltering heat . . .

Too Old For A Job, Too Young For Medicare Or Social Security

Why isn't dental work considered to be medical care

A letter to Saddam Hussein...

Federal gay marriage ban is ruled unconstitutional

Cheap Gas?

Why I Am Afraid of the School Privatization Movement

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

the entire "cut the deficit" argument is based on the crazy claim that interest rates are too high

Insanity in tomorrow's LTTE

Insanity in tomorrow's LTTE

Whatever you think of Kos, Joe Scarborough still had a dead intern in his office and . . . .

Gallagher Is a Paranoid, Right-Wing, Watermelon-Smashing Maniac - The Decline of a Comedy Legend

Recalls Leave New Car Buyers Wary About Switching to Toyota

Greenwald: Octavia Nasr's firing and what The Liberal Media allows

I was just going thru my hard drive and came across this pic.

Text Of Obama Administration Letter To BP

What Senate seats will the Dem's lose in Nov. ?

Democratic Poll Has Grim News for Party, Obama

Legal eagles SOS: civil rights violations of kids near border

You can be arrested for invading the police's right of privacy if you videotape...

You can be arrested for invading the police's right of privacy if you videotape...

Turn a key in day's door. Please come CAPTION Fuss Limpblah!!!

How in hell can someone "support" Arizona's anti-immigrant law?

For her sake I'm backing Spain

"James Mattis, Marine Corps General, to take over U.S. Central Command"

MSNBC won’t comment on whether they banned liberal blogger from network

Income of $94K = being on the hook for $29K in health care expenses

People DO NOT send money to Democrats just so the GOP does not win!

S.F. considers banning sale of pets except fish

S.F. considers banning sale of pets except fish

Ray McGovern and Robert Parry on Truth Unflinching and the Price of Integrity

10 Shockingly Violent Video Games

High stakes testing is taking individuality and depth of learning from students.

Dear Mr. President... we raise our warning voices

Will you watch a Mel Gibson movie again?

Fox enjoying themselves TOO much..."They will lift up her mouth, her tongue, and then make her..."

Remember the, "Hey Culligan Man!" commercials?

How would you react if someone addressed you as MO-REEEEEEESE?

Why can't we here in the US have TV ads like these from France?

SHOULD President Obama declare a National Vegetarian Chili Day?

Survivor's guilt

It's only 5:37 PM where I am. Who's up?

our cafeteria is actually going to serve steamed lobsters today

Something out of the ordinary that would be scary....

Ladytron - Destroy Everything You Touch

Shhhhh!.. Marvin is napping

Lindsay Lohan is front page news, but not Iraq, oil spill...

The "hint-hint" card or e-mail: How would you respond?

sex and periods.... (hilarious)

David Lee Roth - Just A Gigolo

Could Aquaman Fix The BP Oil Gusher?

Train Wreck Update: "Fuck U" Lohan Tweets U.N. Declaration over her "cruel, inhuman punishment"

Durinmg my MRI this morning, I started to fall asleep and dream about...

Best FB status ever: "BREAKING:LeBron to announce he's...

Jennifer Saunders of "AbFab" treated for breast cancer, reportedly in remission.

Its Gonna Be 100 here today!!

What's His Fukin Problem?

Yo' momma is so Fat ,

WORLD CUP: Paul the Octopus gets death threats.

Genesis fans check in here!!

A cat question

Match Game Story: "Pus-oozing Paul lost his bus ticket, and had to ____ with Phlegmy Frida."

Correct Forum

Good luck Parche

Wish Me Luck

Bad set of teeth end negotiations for sex in Fla.

In other news some of the Irish drink... (changed per request)

How long till LeBron Ascends into heaven?

I am the luckiest girl in the world.

Who else is having a LeBron James decision party tonite?

BACON!!............... in GD!!!

What's with all the brazillion waxing threads??

LaBron to Miami... now we are seeing the news

Brazilian Waxing Speaks Out Against Janeane Garofalo

Is nothing fucking sacred anymore? They fucking ruined Columbian Coke!

Michigan extortionist claims FBI lost / destroyed his John Stamos coke & strippers photos

Is Hot Tub Time Machine worth a rental?

I saw the cutest little porcupine on the dirt road to the cottage last night. He was

Hey, I just found out that our float won 1st place in the 4th of July parade!

Emmy nominations

Funniest news to come out of that Russian spy scandal...

So...What makes you inferior to me?

Don't go off the VERY deep end... Infinity pool 55 STOREYS above ground opens in Singapore

Janeane Garofalo Speaks Out Against Brazilian Waxing

David Thorne does Easter.

I have a very serious cat problem.

An emotional, "savor life" moment

Passport Issuance and Renewal Fees Go Up July 13th (PSA)

What kind of internet porn do you view most?

LeBron went from one of the most well-liked NBA players to the most hated in a matter of days...

Man accidentally shot himself while drunk, police say

FIREFLY: The Credits Sequence It Deserved!

Will Predators be worth seeing or will it suck?

The Queen of Spain gets more than she bargained for upon greeting the winning Spanish team...

Wrong Forum

If a stray animal comes to your it don't run it MIGHT be saving a heartache

Lebron -> Miami (screw your spoilers!)

Dude. Open letter from Cavs owner...

Cute things kids say. When my brother was three he was teaching

bald ppl, when did your hairline start receding

Good place to buy used DVDs? Amazon has everything I

Actual Washington state weather alert today.


What in life did it take you a surprisingly long time to realize you've been doing wrong all along?

Time for another rousing rendition of...NAME THAT DUER.

Veterans Affairs to Ease Claim Process for Disability

Obama Asks Court to Reinstate Ban on Deepwater Drilling

(Fmr Republican Rep) Siljander pleads guilty in Islamic American Relief Agency lobbying case

"Huge mats of tar found on Galveston beaches"

Two More Trade Unionists Assassinated In Colombia

Kidnapping suspect (of 4 year old) takes own life in Lincoln County, Missouri

I.M.F. Raises Its Growth Forecast

Unemployment falls to 18-month low (Australia)

Guantanamo detainee Ibrahim Ahmed Mahmoud al Qosi pleads guilty

Veterans Affairs to Ease Claim Process for Stress Disorder

White House contest asks federal workers for money-saving ideas

Abu Hamza US extradition halted

After 'death panel' furor, Ore. Rep. trying again

Cops: 'Person of interest' in abduction dies

US airline 'loses Netanyahu bodyguard guns'

Owner of Exploded Rig Is Known for Testing Rules

Solar-powered Swiss plane attempts first 24-hour flight

La Nina developing, could mean more hurricanes

BP oil spill: relief well drilling 'ahead of schedule'

Coast Guard unwilling to assume BP timetable

Police shooting reported near Togus VA hospital

Oklahoma, South Carolina and Utah may follow Arizona's lead on immigration law

Big Money Drives Up the Betting on the Marcellus Shale

Democrats Fear They Can't Match $200 Million GOP Campaign Avalanche

This Big Brother Is in the U.S.

Anti-whaling group says activist ban 'a strategy'

Deficit hits $1 trillion in June for second year

U.S. court to rule on drill ban by early next week

Democratic Poll Has Grim News for Party, Obama

Obama Presses BP on Procedures to Recover More Oil

Fed judge: Gay marriage ban unconstitutional

Weekly Jobless Claims Fall

Recalls Leave New Car Buyers Wary About Switching to Toyota

3 troops killed in Afghanistan

New batfish species found under U.S. Gulf oil spill

Mississippi Ocean Enthusiast Launches for Information, Resources...

W.Va. AG: Special election OK for Byrd's seat

J&J sales (Johnson & Johnson pain relievers) plunge as new drug recall announced

BP Does Not Pay 500 Fishermen and Gives no Explanation

Iran backs down over stoning execution

APNewsBreak: $500K donated to Ariz. to defend law

Berkshire downgraded to sell because of economy

US to access Europeans' bank data in new deal

Drugmaker Merck closing 8 plants, 8 research sites

Insurgents supplying Taliban intel to NATO: Officials

Verdict to be announced in Oscar Grant killing by BART officer(Guilty InVol Manslaughter)


Wall Street Buys Itself a Primary Challenger: Reshma Saujani

Legalization could slash the price of pot 80% (Rand Study)

Rocket attack on Afghan market kills six civilians

EPA: Moderate health concerns with Gulf air

Sharron Angle: We're going to "pursue" Harry Reid for reposting my Web site -- possibly in court

Senators and Congressmen, Get Your Priorities Right and Pass Federal UI Extensions

Federal Court Rules DOMA Violates Equal Protection

Kevin Costner's oil skimmer to work in fouled Gulf

National Public Radio is changing its name to NPR

Asking two questions - Can President Obama do recess appointments?

Sharron Angle Backtracks After Calling BP Cash a "Slush Fund"

Mississippi coast hit by tar mats 'size of school buses'

Must Read from Joe Conason: Show Us the Money

Wells Fargo to slash 3,800 jobs over 12 months

U.S. should cut deficit to spur recovery, IMF says

My response from a real Tea Partier. LOVE IT !

Groups Say Time Is Now for Public Financing Push

Wonkette skewers Politico's Mike Allen for Biden article

President Obama's administration set for drill ban legal fight

calling the bluff on immigration

calling the bluff on immigration

As Randy says the rethugs love the fetus but hate the babies

"...a decade of irresponsibility..."

Obama makes case for voting Democratic in November

"Fed judge: Gay marriage ban unconstitutional"

Parnell squirms at Senate question

Court rejects US bid to keep drilling moratorium

SC chamber sticks with Dem Sheheen endorsement

CA-Sen: Boxer Has 3-Point Lead in Field Poll

Judge: Suspect's rights violated by former (AZ) sheriff

Buck claims bigger bank than Norton

Ohio: Portman Banks $8.8 Million

Antibody Kills 91% of HIV Strains

I'll say this about Obama

Last nite I reported about Kids Jeopardy with the Chinese premier and Reagan.

OBAMA: "You can imagine a movie, ‘The Ant That Ate Our Economy.’ Just -- that's a big ant. "

Senator David Vitter Calls Case of Violent Aide Old News

Federal Gay Marriage Ban is Ruled Unconstitutional

A curious question I have is what was the economy like in 1994 before the midterms

Help Defeat Boehner in Just One Click!

Republican Sharron Angle sides with BP.

Companies brace for end of cheap made-in-China era

Kagan picks up another endorsement

Shadow Elite: Has the Obama Organizing Machine Staged A Party Takeover?

Crazy conservative on Facebook wants Obama hanged, her friends agree

Non-STARTer - Why Mitt Romney is looking like a worse and worse presidential candidate every day.

TPM: Federal Judge Rules Part of DOMA Unconstitutional


Obama's Speech in Kansas City @ Smith electric Vehicles.

Democrats need to keep the trend going. Before the successes of the 2008 election, there was 2006

Buffett: 'We’re coming back, no question in my mind'

Crist calls special session to ban offshore drilling

A little history lesson on Reagan (updated)

Section 2 of DOMA has been found unconstitutional - how will Obama's DOJ react?

Any DU'er see the exchange between Robinson and Buchanan on Tweety's show

Biggest Defaulters on Mortgages Are the Rich

S.F. considers banning sale of pets except fish

Fuck anyone who thinks Obama is even remotely in the shitiverse as Bush, Reagan and Nixon.

Jobless claims drop sharply last week

Obama Administration to Cover PTSD for ALL Veterans

Three held in Norway 'al-Qaeda bomb plot'

Just Listened To Obama Speech - He's Campaigning For Carnahan In Missouri.......

Sen Boxer Poll looking ominous?

George Lakoff: Disaster Messaging

Who is more conservative: Adolf Hitler or Barack Obama?

Presbyterian leaders approve gay clergy policy

"Pentagon sends out "don't ask, don't tell" survey"

CNN: Obama will come out like gangbusters, hit Republicans hard on the economy

Cenk jumps the shark and gets completely shredded by kossacks.

Who is more correct about the current President--Rachel Maddow or Cenk Uygur?

Re: The spy swap that's been on the news for several days now.

Katrina vanden Heuvel: Wall Street Not Giving to Dems: Good Riddance

Why can't we have more liberal thinkers like this?

Boxer's approval ratings sink, Field Poll says (Statistical "dead heat" with Fiorina)

"He better start dancin' with them that brung him.".......

Karl Rove: Vote Republican because Bush was right.

What's your fucking problem?

'BP Makes Me Sick'

Papantonio: BP's New Police State

Blockbuster campaign ads

Senator David Vitter Continues to DUCK QUESTIONS on Staffer

Young Turks Mock Glenn Beck University

Lessons in Brazil's oil spill after a decade

1,500 oil cleanup workers sickened says BP's lead doctor in Gulf

Oil Spill Photographs

Pensacola Beach Daily Oil Spill Report July 8 2010 AM

Young Turks: GOP Thinks Unemployed People Are Lazy Drug Addicts

Best Buy vs YouTuber

Unemployment Extension Thursday No replacement for Senator Byrd

Democrats on Escalator

Clean Up - NE Ad (Senator Mike Johanns)

Unemployment Reign

Midweek Politics: Anti-Gay Tony Perkins Called as Minority Witness Against Elana Kagan...Why?

Sarah Palin's NEW WEB AD: Pink Elephants

TV Ad: Sharron Angle Wouldn't Fight for Nevada Jobs

Protest at McCain's office over him not passing the Unemployment Extension


Providence Rally for Unemployment Ins.-COBRA Extension City Hall

Nutty SE Cupp Says Keith Olbermann is "Irresponsible," Gets Batted Down in Interview

Kindra Arnesen... I SUPPORT YOU!!!!

West Virginia Aids GOP Filibuster

News From The Future

Papantonio: BP - Salazar Should be Fired

Steve Moore: Tax the Poor More To Pay For Tax Cuts For The Rich

Iran bans 'immoral' mullets

Government is the Problem, Really?

Desperately Seeking Sanity: The Upcoming Midterms are Making the GOP Nuts! (Satire)

What the Fuck would Jesus do Now?

Glenn Beck worst person in the world

Keith Olberman regarding Justice Thomas' wife Ginni The Teabagger

10 defendants plead guilty in Russian spy case

6'4" Cop Bullies 4'11" Videographer as She Videos a BP Worker Taken Away in Ambulance

Clinton gets earful from Moscow on 'occupation' remarks

Labor Dept: GOP Senators Are Receiving 'Unemployment Benefits'

BP Connected to Wild Horse Roundups?

Flying Over Gulf Marshes: The Spill Is Vast, the Booms Are Small

One Year After Coup, Honduras Still in Crisis; Is the US Enabling?

Dramatic Leak: LeBron's Brilliant Plan to Split the Baby

Cisco to hire 3,000 personnel over next 2 years (In India)

India Expands Role as Drug Producer

Court rejects bid to restore drilling moratorium

Disaster Messaging by the Democrats: It Could be Fatal to America's Future -- By George Lakoff

Octavia Nasr's firing and what the liberal media allows

The Constitution Trumps Arizona.

Spy swap with Russia seems a bit fishy

'Graduating' From Graduating From College: The Ivory Tower Crumbles (Carolyn Baker)

False Hope, No Change

Drumbeat: July 8, 2010

Peak oil notes - July 8

Pro-nuclear parliamentary vote surprisingly definitive (Finland)

"Business as usual" crop development won't satisfy future demand

Reuters: Aircraft completes first solar-powered night flight

China Sends 60 Ships To Intercept 400 Km2 Algae Bloom Heading Towards Coast - Guardian

Yay. European Retailers Adopt "Sustainability" Code - Voluntary, Undefined, Standard-Free

Setting the Standard: Washington Interstate-5 to Become an Electrified Highway

Interior Department Removes BP As Finalist In "Safety Award For Excellence" Program

Right whales yell over the ocean din

Burmese Gov. Urges Yangon Residents To Report Plague Cases; Infected Rats Confirmed

"Renewable" energy is a destructive and tragic hoax.

Nuke lobby wins (Yucca Mountain lives)

Jim Bohlen, Led in Creation of Greenpeace, Dies at 84

California PUC approves solar power contract (500 MW)

Solar going nuclear in Nevada

Photos: Leaking Nuclear Waste Fills Former Salt Mine (Germany, Nat'l Geographic)

Yingli $5.3 Billion Loan May Boost Solar Panel Supply (China to double global PV production)

Toxic Algae Alert For Lake Champlain - Burlington Bay To Ferrisburgh & Port Henry

Scientists Make Air-Purifying Cement, Cuts Emissions by 45%

Unsafe Mercury Levels For Fish From 16 OK Lakes - 2 Of 16 Have "Do Not Eat" Advisories

What is being done with the tar balls and matts that are picked up along the

Peruvian Judge Halts Expulsion Of UK Citizen Supporting Forest Tribes Against Oil Development

The Big Business of Conservation - Corruption has destroyed American mainstream environmental groups

June 2010 Atmospheric CO2 Content - 392.04 ppm; 2009 - 389.43; 2008 - 387.88

The Parking Lot as ‘Solar Grove’

The Washington Generals Make Their Play For LeBron James.

Doping scandal rocks South Korea pole vaulting world

Saints goes to the White House next month

The LeBron James Surreality Show

Breaking: LeBron and & Chris Paul sign with the Bobcats

TOOO FUNNY... Paul the Octopus choses

Votto, Swisher win vote for final All-Star spots

VIDEO: The Queen Pays Spain Squad A Visit & Carles Puyol Is Caught In His Towel

LOL mad. This just came in: Jermaine O'Neal going to the Boston Celtics

Votto, Swisher win Final Vote..

dear lebron james, i don't care for one second where you go to play basketball

LeBron James Chris Bosh, and Dwayne Wade are why I loathe the NBA

How Much Is James Supposed to Make In Miami?

Playing at altitude in South Africa

One Year After Coup, Honduras Still in Crisis; Is the US Enabling?

Freed prisoners will travel first to Spain, thence to a destination of their choice

Can the Internet Bring Change to Cuba? NYT Review of Books

Two More Trade Unionists Assassinated in Colombia

If you live or work in a nice area, you don't need to carry a gun...

Helmke, giving up on Starbucks, now takes his road show to Utah, where he hopes to find support

The founding fathers are dead.

I love it when the NRA brings God into the discussion.......

A question for those who want to ban or restrict "assult weapons".

Mom Who Refused To Iron Held Hostage By Son

Chicago Police Officer Killed By His Own Weapon

Pentagon sends out survey on gay troops

NOM's Hate Bus Is Rolling

Boston rally: immigration is a "queer issue"

'Today' Show to Allow Same-Sex Couples in Wedding Contest

Prop 8 decision: TONIGHT!!!?!!?!!!?!! (Good As You is hearing this - 6pm PST)

Federal Court Rules DOMA Violates Equal Protection (cross post - breaking news)

Group warns gays that survey could out them

Copy of DADT Survey posted online - hopefully its not pulled

Judge Orders Iowa Sheriff to Issue Gun Permit

After Ratifying New Contract Minnesota Will Continue To Press Patient Safety Campaign

Today in Labor History July 8 Pacific Mail Steamship Co. fires all employees & Founding Wobblies

Labor Applauds Obama Recess Appointment Of Medicaid/Medicare Head

Woman dies before getting $447K in back pay a judge said she was owed

Today in Labor History July 7 "The March of the Mill Children" & keep new immigrants from scabbing

Wal-Mart: ‘Crowd Trampling’ Not an Occupational Hazard of Doorbuster Sales

Companies brace for end of cheap Made-in-China era

Testing my new birthday present

Tried to shoot a water droplet this morning (failed miserably, advice needed)

Why Liberals Should Love the Second Amendment

LeBron to Miami

Magnetic Nanoparticles Can Remotely Control Worms

Black Hole Blows Big Bubble

Spitzer Spies a 'Flying Dragon' Smoldering with Secret Star Birth

Parasite-Busting Bugs Throw Fruit Fly Evolution Into Overdrive

These Explosions Are Saviours

Israel must lift Gaza blockade and answer for flotilla raid, says Turkey

Obama endorses Netanyahu as “man of peace”

Israel is waiting for Palin

Chavez: Christ would lash the cardinal with a bullwhip

Manifestation to share

Thursday July 8, 2010: PEMS Scale Poll :)

What is the spiritual/astrological meaning of Charon?

Thoughts for my mother

World Nut Daily fundie columnist cheers vandalism of "One Nation Indivisible" billboards

Breast Cancer Risk Lowered by Fish Oil, Study Says

6 billion to foster nonprofit, member-run health insurance - section 1322

Nobel scientist discovers scientific basis of homeopathy

State Banking, Globally by Simon Johnson

Revisiting American History-Financial Empire

Give Geithner and Summers the McChrystal treatment

Commercial bank ‘gold swap’ intrigue continues