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Archives: July 9, 2010

Ironically, House Democrats have been much more progressive than Senate Democrats...

Ginsburg: Roe will hold

Should marriages (or sex) between brothers and sisters be illegal?

Oil spill permeates the Gulf’s most productive environments

Millions face starvation as Niger prays in vain for rain

Malibu Barbie's Pink Elephants on Parade

Al-Qaeda Calls Off Attack On Nation's Capitol To Spare Life Of 'Twilight' Author

Al-Qaeda Calls Off Attack On Nation's Capitol To Spare Life Of 'Twilight' Author

world government

U.S. to spend $3B to combat homemade bombs (and another $6.7 billion dollars of MRAPs)

Little changing for Navy in funding shift

EADS submits tanker bid to Air Force

"Gaza Garbage Truck for Launching rockets"...

More corruption: U.S. Presses Pentagon Contractors

The propaganda war against Bradley Manning ramps up

Despite deadline, data on mentors still missing

Hope and Change Fade, but War Endures

Bipartisan Stupidity on Afghanistan

Bipartisan Stupidity on Afghanistan

In praise of the folks behind the counter at the DMV in CA

Funding the War: There Ought to Be a Rule Against This Kind of Rule

Senators want to see more C-27s bought

Senators want to see more C-27s bought

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

Michele Bachmann: Another Ayn Rand-Worshipping Welfare Queen

What Did Sen. Ben Nelson Want -- That He Did Not Get?

Wackjob Ollie North: Surrender at the Border

How many "non-profit" front groups to lobby against the public interest can one guy run?

Labor Losing To D.C. Elites Over Job Creation, Unemployment?

Thank you very much, British Petrol, By Mark Morford

One penny holds up insurance benefits, leukemia patient claims

Tarballs and Tainted History

If your not in a nursing home or a minimum security prison; why would you watch 24 hour news?

Tribes Unite to Fight BP

They have a good point

What to Do When Police Tell You to Stop Taking Photos, Video

There are 3 more monthly jobs reports before the election

There are 3 more monthly jobs reports before the election

There are 3 more monthly jobs reports before the election

There are 3 more monthly jobs reports before the election

There are 3 more monthly jobs reports before the election

There are 3 more monthly jobs reports before the election

There are 3 more monthly jobs reports before the election

GOBP of FL resists Charlie Crist's call for special session to ban near-shore drilling

The all important poll question in election years - right track or wrong track

John McCain sends out another doozy of an emailer

Do you know which is the most powerful crowd control weapon of them all?

The average household in the top 1 percent earned $1.3 million after taxes in 2007,

Pat Buchanan has had one role in nearly 50 years

Reagan Judges block Obama stay on new oil wells

So let me get this straight

World of Warcraft gaming forum introduces Real ID feature

It's official: Israel has gotten away with it -- again

Judge blocks Florida GOP Legislature's poison pill redistricting amendment from November ballot

Canada Job Creation Is Five Times Economist Forecasts

"It’s circular: we are there to fight the people who are fighting us because we are there."

Study: Think it's hot now? Just wait a few years

Whatever Happened to this asshole?

Corporate School Reform

"Weekend oil spill forecast for Mobile Bay" 100% chance of heavy crude with possibile toxic gas

A satirical "NOTE" from BecKKK to his ghostwriter of The UBERtonWindow but GHOSTWRITER is real

A satirical "NOTE" from BecKKK to his ghostwriter of The UBERtonWindow but GHOSTWRITER is real

Are Low Taxes Exacerbating the Recession?

Bartcop Cartoon On dead intern joe:

Oscar Grant Shooting - Media Ignoring ANOTHER Case of Police Brutality?

Glenn Beck's disturbing plan to co-opt MLK's "I have a dream" speech

Regarding protests, riots...

So, Sharron Angle compares Harry Reid's...

'toxic beaches' in the Sci/Fi novel world and reality

Austerity for workers, tax cuts for business—Europe’s class policy

First Read's Top 10 Senate takeovers

Scientists Urge U.S. to Move Quickly to Study Gulf Oil Spill

John Boenher wants *his* America back? Um, well, ok. Let's give it to him!

$150 buys your own cell tower

Standard Oil Octopus

A great presentation that demonstrates that deficit hawkery at this point in the US is insane

Anyone know where I can find figures on the loss of dollars

OK-Why did I get THIS in an e-mail?(Do people not know me?!)

Family togetherness, new economy style...

A public apology to the wind.

Arizona Immigration Law Donations: $500,000 Comes In To Support Law

MSNBLeBronJames...

Holder says BP not alone in oil spill probe-report

Beasley Allen files another lawsuit against BP, Halliburton and Cameron International

DC schools, Michelle Rhee, getting test happy. Increasing testing to 3 or 4 times a year

Oscar Grant.

Lindsay Lohan saves Iranian woman from being stoned

Is it all a shell game? (Now Obama's for war, Ann Coulter is a dove?)

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

Support Iraq Veterans Against the War Annual Convention in Austin, Texas

GOP Rep. Bob Inglis slams Republicans for being led by hate radio, ‘preying on fears.’

GOP Rep. Bob Inglis slams Republicans for being led by hate radio, ‘preying on fears.’

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

Lawmakers still receive two retirement plans

Happy Birthday, Robin Williams, 58 years old today.

Who "Owns" the Oil Spilled Into the Gulf? BP? The U.S. Government? Other?

"Did the Liberals not warn us that the Neocons would keep us in endless war?

Why is BP spending all the money on tv advertisements? A possible answer =

Almost Every Cleanup Worker From The 1989 Exxon Valdez Disaster Is Now D

Boston Herald's Howie Carr actively raising money for NH Republicans

Wisconsin Legislators (Democrats!) call for High Speed Rail funds to be diverted for bridge repair

Anyone heard from Seymour Hersh lately? Is the book with the inside story still coming?

I recently had occasion to get a first hand look at the Green initiative at the Capitol

BP clean-up crews not cleaning the oil that is burried under the sand - VIDEO PROOF

Will Obama's DOJ appeal the ruling against DOMA to a higher court?

All the angry posts about BP attempting to cover up the extent of the damage

Rich Are Biggest Mortgage Defaulters By Far- NYT study

US citizen children of spies, deported without so much as a whimper of public outcry

Stepping On Their Own Message

Cindy Sheehan will be the next guest on Randi Rhodes

Scary thought: a republican House with subpoena powers.

Poor folks don't have it so bad...

Okay, I may stir some serious shit here . . . the MSNBC evening prime time line up . . . . .

We are just damned lucky...

The Self-inflicted Insanity of American Unemployment

We Love Everyone and that Creates Political Problems: Rant

We Love Everyone and that Creates Political Problems: Rant

Rachel Farris: Tarballs and Tainted History

How to Share Time

if republicans are against the afghanistan war, they should be cheering the iraq withdrawal

OK-Texas DUers-and anyone else...Bill White Funfest in Waxahachie!!!!

OK-Texas DUers-and anyone else...Bill White Funfest in Waxahachie!!!!

Two tidbits from today, and a question

Prop 8 Ruling May Come at 6pm PDT Today

Makeup of the Modern Day Republican Party

Church of England debates allowing women bishops

Tea Party's "party" is over..

Universal love for little kitties (happy weekend story)

Universal love for little kitties (happy weekend story)

Growing in wealth, South Africa battles obesity

Once and Future Governor Jerry Brown of California coming up on Tweety. nt

Liquid armour 'can stop bullets'

Will Pitt: Playing the "Too Big To Fail" Card

Wisconsin GOP U.S. Senate candidate wants to outlaw homosexuality and pornography.

Former Rep. Tancredo: Obama is country's greatest threat

How Lady Gaga Helped Leak 150,000 Classified State Department Cables

How much did BP pay Labron James to capture the media's attention

Manchin to Announce Monday Possible Candidacy for Senate (WV)

Internet mocks Cavaliers owner for posting letter (about LeBrons) using Comic Sans

'Just Business': Capitalism is an Anti-Social Disease

Military scrambles jets after Obama air space violated, NORAD says

Military scrambles jets after Obama air space violated, NORAD says

WV Senate : Gov. Manchin says "highly likely" he will run.. (translation: "he will run")..

"Tragedy of the Commons".. It's what ails us all

U.S. Has Now Lost 75 Percent of Guantanamo Habeas Cases

U.S. Has Now Lost 75 Percent of Guantanamo Habeas Cases

Hawks, UAE Ambassador Want War with Iran - The Nation

People are missing the underlying danger here. Lebron + Lohan = no BP news.

Restoration of 'Star Spangled Banner' Uncovers Horrifying New Verses..

Would we be more likely or less likely to win elections if Obama got out of Iraq/Afghanistan now?

Bible spouting wingnut ex-Congressman sells out US to al Qaeda connected contractor

Lightbulb moment. " Education Reform is the Best Stock on the Market"

Gasland coming on HBO West right now. For those who haven't caught it yet...

Chamber Of Commerce Rents Its Roof To Fox News, Fox News Refuses To Critically Report On The Chamber

Chamber Of Commerce Rents Its Roof To Fox News, Fox News Refuses To Critically Report On The Chamber

Horrific serial infanticide files found in home of Cardinal Danneels. He is to be questioned today.

Who cares WHY the right is now against the war- Now is our chance to end this war of Terror!

Clarence Thomas's suicidal, epileptic nephew punched and tased.

Clarence Thomas's suicidal, epileptic nephew punched and tased.

Why Conservative Lies Spread . .and what to do about it

Another Morning at the Clinic and another Peaceful Easy Yoga Experience….

BP made 1970s board game called 'Offshore Oil Strike'

rachel maddow's yearbook picture

Nice comment on the USA team from one of the better

Biggest Defaulters on Mortgages Are the Rich

Bwaaaaaaaaaaah if DUers could see what's going

I just received notice of my settlement from class action lawsuit against Classmates.com

S.F. considers banning sale of pets except fish

S.F. considers banning sale of pets except fish

Why did I think Nikki Haley was American Indian?

Why Did Anti-War Democrats Vote for the War Supplemental? Three votes would have defeated it.

Alan Grayson To The Fed: 'We'll Be Back'

Facebook 'recommended pages'

Yeah... sleep on this: Halve the defense budget, HALVE it again while at the same time

NYT: More than 1 in 7 homeowners with loans in excess of $1 million are "seriously delinquent"

GOP Agenda To Be Shaped By Lobbyists: Least Surprising News Ever

GOP Agenda To Be Shaped By Lobbyists: Least Surprising News Ever

Will Democrats ever, Ever, EVER learn that..

Bob Corker Kills the Catfood Commission - EmptyWheel

Bob Corker Kills the Catfood Commission - EmptyWheel

Which of the following should be supported on Democratic Underground

Another Bogus "Unemployment Benefits Are Too High" Article, This Time from the WSJ

Lindsey Lohan's verdict is big news. But the riots and protests in Oakland: nothing.

As this was a discussion with a preacher

Okay- 4th of July our neighbor tells that he has trapped and relocated 24 squirrels

Dorgan: Dems likely to seek tax cut extension for those under $250K

On Animal Planet, the Ady Gil is about to collide with the Japanese whaling ship.

'Don't Minimise' Impacts of Amazon Oil Spill By Milagros Salazar

Family Says Nephew of Justice Clarence Thomas Was Beaten, Tased at West Jeff Hospital

Check into "VerifiedVoting.org" to see what each state is doing

mods please delete/lock dup post.

Silence about the Climategate scandal should be criminal...

Why is Ken Blackwell on Tweety's Show?

Murdoch, Saudi prince team up to launch ‘Arabic Fox News’

Westboro Baptist protest nets $$ for HIV clients

Who here is planning on staying home in November?

Rachel Maddow to be on Meet The Press...07/11/10

President Obama and the Democrats will be raising taxes on everyone when the Bush cuts lapse?

New Campaign Will Spend up to $15 Million to Push Public Financing of Elections

This is going to be good: Rachel is on MTP Sunday...

Wisconsin GOP U.S. Senate candidate wants to outlaw homosexuality and pornography.

White spoiled surburban teenagers smash windows of Black owned business...

I learned yesterday of a young soldier from the town next to mine...

Terry (R-Ne)-White (D-Ne) Battle Gets “Up Close and Personal” (Jane Kleeb involved :-) )

Terry (R-Ne)-White (D-Ne) Battle Gets “Up Close and Personal” (Jane Kleeb involved :-) )

Terry (R-Ne)-White (D-Ne) Battle Gets “Up Close and Personal” (Jane Kleeb involved :-) )

Macomb grandmother files false arrest lawsuit

Obama REALLY likes Harry Reid

Why is MSNBC in Aspen?

4 banks shit the bed

Anyone else want to start a right wing e-myths discussion area here?

Most Rape Kits in Illinois Never Tested

This is the first Mortgage relief program I've heard of that could make a difference

Predicting The Next Faux Controversy...

Whining Wall Streeters - OpenLeft

Overtaxed and undereducated......

Jobs outlook for small businesses may be getting bleaker

Shouldn't someone have to explain to us why we never got our trickle down?

Mpls. teachers' union wants power to authorize new charter schools

Mpls. teachers' union wants power to authorize new charter schools

Discrimination aimed at people with PTSD.

How come you can't change your rec?

What would be the national mood right now if, in the first six months of this administration . . . .

African American groups seek ouster of California NAACP head for stance on legalized marijuana

The Rude Pundit: Dead Professor

BP Aims to Contain Flow of Gulf Well Within Days

AFL-CIO " It's Not the Heat -- It's the Stupidity"

a heads up: rachel maddow on meet the press sunday

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF! Brad Friedman subs for Mike

"Praise the Lord and pass the gas." Please come CAPTION Head Wreck!!!!

Drunk and molester cop round robin

my OB/GYN told me he has read this month in 2 professional journals recs to stop mammograms at 70

my OB/GYN told me he has read this month in 2 professional journals recs to stop mammograms at 70

From deep within the absent heart . . . Please come CAPTION Head Wreck!!!!!

Hear Mel Gibson's racist, mysogynist, crazy rant... audio posted.

Hear Mel Gibson's racist, mysogynist, crazy rant... audio posted.

Hey Glenn Beck you moron-they don't show commercials during soccer games

I'm about as left wing as you can get around these parts, of course we can do better as Dems

This is new..Dept of Homeland Security cops

where is the Friday afternoon trivia thread?

Bartiromo this morning delivered an extortion message to the nation on MSNBC on behalf of

can you be anti-corporate but still a big sports fan?

Most states still use Republican-made electronic voting

Is DU too big to be personal: what's your experience?

Pentagon survey on DADT incredibly biased, derogatory

Gay veteran: Mr. President, there is nothing scientific about this latest "survey" re: DADT

Gay veteran: Mr. President, there is nothing scientific about this latest "survey" re: DADT

New Iraq Commander Once Said, ‘It’s A Hell Of A Lot Of Fun’ To Shoot Arab Men

...Now a GOOD cop story:

...Now a GOOD cop story:

Oh, How the Wages Have Fallen

"Breakup" over Tweety?

"Breakup" over Tweety?

A little jingle I thought up about the Oil Spill

"Tar Mat" Pictures -- I railed against their unavailability, now here they are. (Pic Heavy)

Chris sitting in for Rachel just had a segment

Inglis goes after Palin: 'Lowest form of political leadership'

US Forces Drawing Down in Iraq

A message to Transocean and other companies protesting the deep water drilling moratorium:

BP Oil Spill: Kindra Arnesen Venice LA Needs to Evacuate

Egypt unveils discovery of 4,300-year-old tombs

America's Deadliest Sweetener Betrays Millions, Then Hoodwinks You with Name Change

Pornography regulation

The increasingly whacked-out George Will

Some cool Cascade Lakes photos for you sweltering East Coasters (Dial-Up Warning)

Want to see our economic future? You can.

Want to see our economic future? You can.

Mel Gibson Rant (AUDIO): Scary Oksana Conversation Released

Mel Gibson Rant (AUDIO): Scary Oksana Conversation Released

Feds say new cap could contain Gulf leak by Monday

Machos and wimps, stellar players or a bad case of the imaginaries

Do you think it is wrong to record a telephone call without all parties knowing?

How much do you think the Palin's paid Levi Johnston for his apology?

Glorifying Grenada: give me a fucking break, here.

Mother Jones: Did Obama Sabotage DOMA?

Unbelievable numbers

China dental labs

"Lower the age of eligibility for full Social Security and Medicare to age 60 and give everyone on

Petition: End Mountaintop Removal

Thank Goodness for DU!

Terry Savage, columnist who hates giving away lemonade, defends herself. . .

New dangerous dog ordinance before Toledo City Council (new one defines dog by behavior, not breed!)

Ginsburg: Roe will hold

East Haven Cop Shoots Dog In Front Of Children

East Haven Cop Shoots Dog In Front Of Children

Question re: NAU

Do Fundies EVER stop whining?

Phillipe Cousteau dived the GoM live on cnn/Rick Sanchez

Something just scared the hell out of Nick on the ground below the lookout tower.

Friday afternoon Challenge question, back by popular demand!

THis just cracks me up "friends" who can dish it out but cant take it!

Planck telescope reveals ancient cosmic light

Rahm lists Obama's Achievements, MUST READ for all you Democratic Activists

"Revolutionary Suicide"

My friend has to teach Ayn Rand to high schoolers this Fall

HOT DIGGITY, We May Have Ourselves A Real BARNBURNER In Louisiana

University of Illinois instructor fired over Catholic beliefs

The GOP almost destroyed America 2 years ago, now they want to finish the job this Nov.

Why join a political party if you are unwilling to compromise?

Deputy constable accused of beating, exposing woman at school, suit says

Rationing Oil Consumption

I'm adjusting to my new identity as a Radical Alternative Dem

Lou Dobbs Slams MSNBC, Mocks Chris Matthews And Calls Dylan Ratigan And Cenk Uygur "Insane"

87Yr Old Grandma Dies After Being Tasered By Police

The "Escalating Afghanistan is ok because Obama said he would during campaigning" argument is stupid

Is there a rational argument against making Republicans filibuster on the floor?

"There are jobs Americans won't do."

Pit bull attempts to drag 3 month old baby from her home...that was on fire.

Biden on Spy Swap: "I thought they'd take Limbaugh"

So What If They Make $100,000?

Woman gets 30 days in jail for taping boyfriends puppy upside down on fridge

Images BP Does NOT Want You See

Why Snakebites Are About to Get a Lot More Deadly

It's a shame that teachers had to be made to feel unworthy to get education "reform" done.

No Full Social Security Benefits Until Age 70?

Gawker: Mel Gibson's Horrifying Phone Calls Are Now Online

Is capitalism working?

Is George Carlin's political statements against the new DU rules?

You want to put an end to the Nevada Senate Race? Ask Sharon Angle about 9/11.

ROFL: Smart kids fail to ID Reagan Pic on Jeopardy

wordplay thread title based on title of previous thread

bad ppl, when did your decency start receding?

Author William Gay....Seek his stuff out...amazing writer...

Author William Gay....Seek his stuff out...amazing writer...

Another liberal webcomic author criticizes a Democrat! OH NOES!

The Clock Clock

bestest band full stop

Me at work last week.

What's all this I hear about LeBaron leaving Cleveland?

Fans of Nick Cave or Antony and the Johnsons, a friend just turned me on to someone similar.

Psychic octopus predicts Spain to win World Cup

Chakarron! I do believe this song sums up my mood today.

Set phasers to PAR-TAYYYYYY!

Last night I gave in to my dark, dark inner soul

Is there anything more contemptible than banks?

Need a laugh? emails from an asshole...

I hate rugs

What Is Hip- Govt Mule Cover

Good day on July 13 - New James Lee Burke Dave Robicheaux book out...

Who'd win in a math fight?

A commonsense (and maybe odd) gift that is a sure winner for a newlywed couple

Songs with high fructose corn syrup in them

How do you feel about Lebron James going to Miami?

So What.....

Can you recommend a clock radio with decent reception?

Word association: Math

Favorite Star Trek Doctor

Forget Lebron. DINA is not returning to Real Housewives of NJ!!

woman suspected husband was faking his death, kept it secret

Free Slurpee on July 11 From 7-11

Camping out in the one air-conditioned room

I can see my future and it is foamy and hot

What is this about Hebron going to Miami?

Ugh. I hate medical problems. Need some good vicadin here

Why never to ask favors from designers.

Tar Ball Cocktail: New Drinks Inspired by Gulf Oil Spill

Cleavland KNEW about the ....

Who Wants To Drink With Me Tonight??

Yay! It's raining and the temp just dropped 10 degrees!

ESPN reporting Cliff Lee to be traded to

Ugh. I hate Moonie problems. Need some good vibes here.

Ugh. I hate Monet problems. Need some good vibes here.

Ugh. I hate monkey problems. Need some good vibes here.

Universal love for little kitties (happy weekend story)

Hi you all here, it is hot hot hot? Anybody feeling the heat and the humidity.

One good thing about the LeBron James saga...

I hate carpet

Paging Parche, all-knowing seer of things with wings

Faith No More- "Surprise! You're Dead!" Hurricane Festival 2009

I hate Monte problems. Need some good vibes here.

currently 61 F in coastal norcal, expected high today is 70 F and sunny....

Question for the people working in the medical field:

DU SONG OF THE DAY

15 years ago today: The Last Grateful Dead show....

Final World Cup games!

Okay- 4th of July our squirrel tells that he has trapped and relocated 24 neighbors

Can you point me to a website for Obama gear and stickers?

As one who works in a library I tend to notice things...

Food for thought?

What kind of dog am I?

My classmates voted me "most likely to succeed " during each of my 7 years of high school.

Things ain't OK.

Bacon ice cream! I'm SERIES!!1!

12 Unfortunate Beards and Mustaches for a Mugshot

Friday Night Blues: ZZ TOP - Just Got Back From Baby's

Free, Bad Company, Paul Rodgers solo or Paul Rodgers fronting Queen?

Shit. My lunch just got thrown out.

Hooverphonic - Renaissance Affair

Open your piehole.

Letter from Target

Who's badder, Cybermen or Daleks?

I'm so embarrassing...

llama bit me on the ass today.

Fucking lawm mowers. At fucking 8am

Should I flame the fuck out?

Best Andy Taylor (Andy Griffith Show) Girlfriend

Favorite Star Trek VULCAN

I just fired a bunch of .44 Magnum rounds into the deep dark woods. Ask me anything. nm

Josie says

Oye! Norteno- !Estamos a la noche!

Well, I guess it was impossible for me to have a truly great day.

To the Reagan/Thatcher years...

Cliff Lee is traded to.............

Which kind of cupcake would you pick?

Songs with sugar in them

Am I the only person in this whole country who couldn't give a fuck about Lebron James?

Best of the Worst Pick-Up Lines

Rizzoli & Isles

This weekend I think I'm going to do something that may screwup my entire life

"Eureka" season premiere: thoughts? (SPOILERS, most likely)

OK I may lose man points for this but I somewhat like Lady Gaga's music.

"Salt" with Angelina Jolie - opinions?

karma bit me on the ass today.

A new poem: Find Yourself

Who does the young man in jeans look like?

Saw Predators at a midnight showing last night. (no spoilers)

Best way to eat Fries

Yea!!!! The crappy neighbors are gone!!!

What do the temperature and humidity feel like right now?

Wow that acid sure came on fast!

Highest level of math mastered

Ugh. I hate money problems. Need some good vibes here.

Today is Lisa & My Four Year Anniversary.

World Cup Winner: Spain or Holland?

Okay- 4th of July our neighbor tells that he has trapped and relocated 24 squirrels

Saw Toy Story 3 tonight, and it made me cry. Spoilers within...

New Iraq Commander Once Said, ‘It’s A Hell Of A Lot Of Fun’ To Shoot Arab Men

Death & strikes hit Panama Canal expansion (one of 2 strikes)

Argentine general is sentenced to life

China confirms Google licence renewal

Toyota chief: China labour trend both good and bad

GOP leaders let demagogues set tone, (Veteran GOP) lawmaker says

BP clean-up crews not cleaning the oil that is burried under the sand - VIDEO PROOF

New BP Data Show 20% of Gulf Spill Responders Exposed to Chemical That Sickened Valdez Workers

Corporations sue to allow campaign contributions

Michigan high court OKs use of credit scores for (auto) insurance

Sea turtle egg evacuations begin along oiled Gulf

Betancourt seeks Colombia kidnapping damages

Petraeus reviews directive meant to limit Afghan civilian deaths

US Justice Department to review BART shooting

West Virginia Governor receives approval to replace Byrd, 60th vote likely on Unemployment Extension

4 banks shit the bed

Obama REALLY likes Harry Reid

Appeals court says Grosse Ile woman can't seek joint custody of kids she helped raise

FDA review spotlights heart risk of diabetes pill Avandia

J&J sales plunge as new drug recall announced

Slidell Resident Reports Dead Fish In Lake (Pontchartrain)

Court cuts life term for Pinochet aide

Oil Field Explosion Clarke County, Miss.

400 NYers a day see benefits expire --There's one gone every 80 seconds

Native American farmers hopeful about suit involving USDA loans

Toxic milk powder scandal hits China, again

Toyota to recall (600,000) 1998-2010 Sienna minivans

Transferring oil from broken well an option for BP

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Friday July 9

U.S. Rep. Melancon: Louisiana deserves better

Louisiana Humane Society director files lawsuit against BP

Obama vs. Nixon, the limitations of labels based on a one dimensional axis...

U.S. agencies try to restore faith in Energy Star appliance testing

Friends, that avatar is no reason to get upset! Actually it is funny and

Russian sub 'could stop oil leak'

$1 billion: 2010 midterm elections will be most expensive in history

AP Interview: GOP Sen. Bennett Predicts Reid Win

U.S. mounts ($3 billion) effort to combat Taliban's deadly homemade bombs

Mehserle apologizes; Grant family unimpressed

Up to 45 People Killed in Pakistan Suicide Attack

Neb. files defense of abortion law

'We know how this movie ends, right? We don’t want to see it again.' -President Barack Obama

So Corporate America is doing well but not investing in the US.....And this is WHOSE fault?

Korean War Panel Finds U.S. Attacks on Civilians

Crowds Storm Streets After Verdict in Killing of Unarmed Black Man

U.S. Missiles Deployed Near China Send a Message

Heat Waves Could Be Commonplace in the US by 2039

The screwed up argument by Jindal and others cheering the ruling against the drilling moratorium

Is Michael Bennet imitating Paul Wellstone?

Health care reform: Jindal signs faux nullification bill

Simon Johnson surprisingly discovers a "radical idea" in the financial reform bill

Iranians still facing death by stoning despite 'reprieve'

Historical perspective on mid-term elections, Presidential approval

Must be a slow news day for Sam Stein trying to mix tea baggers with Lebron James

Public Policy Polling (PPP): Boxer vulnerable, but should survive

Time for the Most Wanted card decks, hit squads, and F22 air strikes yet?

Ca. Governors race 43 Brown 42Whitman according to Tweety

Vote for the DFA AllStar.

Pentagon Survey on DADT Incredibly Biased, Derogatory

article about gay marriage decision

Top Five Dumbest Ideas Republicans Had On The Road Back To Relevance

Another Republican who lost in primary slams Republican Party

Breaking News: Cornered Moat 'Holding A Gun To His Head'

AP Interview: GOP Sen. Bennett predicts Reid win

Obama To Open Up 1.8 Million Alaskan Acres To Oil Drilling

Tom Tancredo says something so outrageous that the Repub. he was campaigning for renounced it

Ohio's Fisher raises less than half his GOP rival

Cahill’s coffers now a little bit lighter

Biden fans - He will be on the Tonite Show tonite (Friday the 9th)

Poll: Most Americans are morons and we are SCREWED in November

Krugman: Pity the Poor C.E.O.’s

Turnover time in many governors' mansions

No, Pres. Obama is not sitting right next to me. If only!

No, Pres. Obama is not sitting right next to me. If only!

Brown rips Whitman's Spanish-language ad blitz

Angle AWOL from first ad

HEADS UP-Obama about to speak about the economy in Nevada

US troops in Iraq down to 77,500

Obama administration provide $25 million more for life-saving AIDS drugs

Today's Republicans are the problem. In 1935, 16 Republican Senators voted for Social Security

"Obama is swinging for the fences because that is what home-run hitters do"

Why are corporations sitting on their money?

With No Candidate, Democrats Ponder Predicament (NE)

Despite Obama's Lofty Words, Scientific Integrity Rules Are Lagging

Does anybody here think that the Dems might not do as poorly in November as the polls/pundits think?

Colo. Republicans run from Steele

Michael Steele a tool? Say it isn't so.

Nice to see Howard Dean on MSNBC! Says elections are about 'who do you trust?'

"I'm your worst nightmare . . . a n***** with a badge"

Family Says Nephew of Justice Clarence Thomas Was Beaten, Tazed at West Jeff Hospital

Arizona sheriff under investigation for alleged abuse of power

Ready for the investigations?

AP sources: Bill Clinton to Lead Wedding of NY Rep

WHOOPSIE! Darrell Issa may have some explaining to do regarding financial ethics!

AP: Dems Recommend 2012 Calendar That Starts in February

Stephen Moore Calls for Raising Taxes on the Poor in Order to Pay for Tax Cuts for the Rich

BP partner Anadarko refuses oil spill billv

Panama: Protester killed, 100 people hurt in clash between striking banana workers and police

DNC launches: BPRepublicans.com

Send the returning Congress a message! Sign the Fair Elections Now Act petition now!

US denies visa to Colombian journalist to attend Harvard program

The money laundering thread: A DU collaborative investigation

POT vs POP

T fighting for the unemployed

B.P. Late On Monthly Recurring Payments To Oil Spill Victims! (This Is The Second Payment!)

This Isn't About Saving The Gulf! This Is About Saving B.P.!

Judges With Connections To Big Oil Allow Resumption Of New Offshore Drilling

7/7/10: White House Press Briefing

H1N1 Vaccine Miscarriage Risk

Young Turks: Cenk Slams Sean Hannity For Saying Muslims Don't Praise The US Enough

Republicans Are Totally Hip

Cursing Winnebago Man - Documentary

Open for Questions: Health Care

Unemployment Extension Thursday July 8 2010 HR4213, HR5618 - NO MORE REPUBLICANS!

Keith Olbermann Tears Into Sarah Palin Ad!

Angle: Girl Raped By Dad? Make Lemonade! (God's Plan)

Breakdown of BART Cop Oscar Grant Shooting

Palin on what Obama should do about BP Oil Spill (funny)

Oakland: Peaceful protesters tell anarchists to leave!

Journey to the Moon (Apollo 11 Moon Landing Remixed)

The Rooftops of Hebron - Restrictions on movement

BP DUMPING OIL WASTE IN MISSISSIPPI LANDFILLS!!!

911 Trek

"Keiser Report" BP and The Ecological Holocaust Cover-up

MN Republican: Screw Waiters & Bartenders!

Papantonio: BP Escrow Fund is a Sham

BBC TV live performance of 1984- W/ Peter Cushing/Donald Pleasence 1954

Hey Mitch McConnell

Obama Slams Angle for Standing up for Big Oil

The Most Provocative Ad Of The Campaign Season?

Chris Hayes & Barney Frank discuss the bloated military budget

Chris Hayes SLAMS the BART killer cop verdict

George Bush Don't Like Black People

Young Turks: Financially Stupid People Are Everywhere w/ Author Jason Kelly

American Taliban militia is going to the Arizona border.

Tom Tancredo @ Teabagger rally: Greatest threat to the U.S. is the guy in the White House today

CNN: Grayson Debunks The Latest Poll Numbers

Midweek Politics: Sharron Angle says "rape and incest are God's plan" What about disease?

Liberty Mutual Sues Goldman Sachs Over 2007 Fannie Mae Offering

When the American VP was progressive

Oliver Stone - South Of The Border....Sun, Sex & Politics

Ed Schultz: Psycho Talk! - Bill O'Reilly

Olbermann: Worst Persons 7/9 - O'Reilly Used To Scare Us, Now We Just Feel Sorry For Him

Repubs you suck!!

Hey Media!!! Stop The INSANITY about LeBron James!

TYT Brings Huge Ratings on MSNBC

Rahm interview on PBS Jim Lehrer

Competitive Enterprise Institute stooge gets owned by CNBC host, on the Jones Act talking points

GRITtv: Bill Fletcher, Jr.: Organize the Unemployed

MSNBC: Cenk To Obama - Go For The Throat Of The GOP!

CNN: Grayson Mocks Jessica Yellin's Disinformation, "Sarah Palin Does Whatever I Tell Her To Do"

Arizona's Flawed Law

Olbermann: Gulf Human Health Crisis Explodes - "Corps. Don't Mind Repeating History, It's Cheaper"

The Vaccine Song

Alvin Greene cleared in filing fee investigation

US opposes Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline

Capitalism is an Anti-Social Disease

David Sirota: Are Low Taxes Exacerbating the Recession?

Sticking the public with the bill for the bankers’ crisis

Demagoguery destroying the GOP

Why the Idiocy about Unemployment?

Accidental guerrillas in our midst

Washington Post and transparency: total strangers

The Theory of “Structural” Unemployment and the Jobs That Aren’t Coming Back

One Paragraph on the Financial Reform Bill

The Worst Supreme Court Decision of the Term

OpEd: Natural gas drilling contaminates water, air

Biggest Defaulters on Mortgages Are the Rich

Angle: Just say no

The Price of a Bargain: The Quest for Cheap and the Death of Globalization

Pity the Poor C.E.O.’s

Fanny & Freddy Are F-Words

The New GOP Con--Obama the Reverse Racist

Rush Limbaugh Takes Swipe at Russian Spy Swap

Rand Paul, Jack Conway trade jabs in first joint appearance

The Progressive Movement: Out of Work and Losing Hope

Obama US Attorney expected to stand behind federal gay marriage ban, plaintiffs say

Funny from an economics book -Larry Summers in 1988 (Bruce Bartlett's book)

Saving Tinkerbell

Friday Talking Points (130) -- Who Is This "They" Obama Speaks Of?

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

A Hole in the World by Naomi Klein

Bad Software

Biofuels sustainability: JRC methodology for calculating carbon stock changes

Drumbeat: July 9, 2010

Coal and clean air

Coal and clean air

In Midst Of Drought, Massive Fire Reaches Bolivian National Park In Pantanal Region - AFP

Stanford Study Provides Advice For City Dwellers Facing Extreme Heat Waves - Get Used To It

Algae Bloom In China's 5th-Biggest Lake Approaching Drinking Water Source For 300,000

Proposals To Gut Brazil's Forestry Law Pass First Legislative Hurdle - Mongabay

Rainforest Researchers - Margays Can Imitate Calls Of Baby Monkeys To Lure Adults

Researcher - Urban Farming Best Way To Blunt Future City Food Insecurity, System Failures

22 Million Acres Of Crops In Russia Lost To Drought - Grain Output Projection Cut 10%

90+ Arrested In Illegal Logging Of 642 Million BF Brazilian Timber - Odds Good That Most WIll Walk

At Today's Levels Of Atmospheric Carbon, Pliocene Arctic Was 10C Warmer Than Now - New Scientist

The Arctic is rapidly changing

Banner mocks topless Judd for coal comments

Silence about the Climategate scandal should be criminal...

Wind project opponents arrested outside Kibby Mountain site (Earth First)

Stop Drilling For Natural In The State Of New york

Nevada Nuclear Test Site now Solar Energy Demonstration Projects site

Open Letter to Fans from Cavaliers Majority Owner Dan Gilbert

Paul the Octopus has predicted Spain will win Saturday...

Paul the Octopus has predicted Spain will win Saturday...

Open Letter to Cavaliers Majority Owner Dan Gilbert from Trumad

So an employee got the better of Dan Gilbert---- Ha Ha

ESPN: Name the crimes of LeBron James

Stay Classy Cleveland!

England's Howard Webb to referee World Cup Final..

Cliff Lee Yankee Deal IMLPODING!!!!!!

Report: Mariners trade Cliff Lee to Rangers!

Some people don't know what it really means to be a "fan"

Mathematical Formula Predicts Clear Favorite for the FIFA World Cup -- Spain

ESPN: Cliff Lee-to-Yankees deal nearly done

Mike Brown and Danny Ferry are laughing at the whiny ass Cavs owner. Loyalty?

Strasburg totally dominates the Giants

Cavs owner: LeBron quit during playoffs

Panama: Protester killed, 100 people hurt in clash between striking banana workers and police

Costa Rica invites US military to combat drug trade

Winning candidates in Mexico get death threats, party says

Colombian president's aides to be quizzed over illegal wiretaps

Cuba Travel, Ag Bill: Headed to House Floor or Foreign Affairs? (Ileana pushing..)

Ecuador asks that arbitration ruling be thrown out

Fariñas ends his hunger strike in Cuba

Court cuts life term for Pinochet aide

Will Cuba open to U.S. tourists soon? (with poll 94 yes 4 no)

Death & strikes hit Panama Canal expansion (2nd ongoing Panama strike)

US denies visa to Colombian journalist to attend Harvard program

Posada Carriles Associate Confesses Was Paid to Destabilise Venezuela

Pew Research Center, Gun Ruling, dominated last weeks social media

My experience as a 6 year old

Sacramento County Sheriff May Consider more CCW permiting

The evil empire of the NRA.

Why hasn't the NRA freaked out about Open Carry bans?

KOS article "Why liberals should love the Second Amendment"...a little late, folks...

Michael Bellesiles,.....or maybe still!

Presbyterians continue to be divided over gays

On marriage equality legal rationales

Quit squirming!

I need help with a ? for our superintendent interviews

As this was a discussion with a preacher

Cuomo Gay Rights Record Examined

Lugar Won't Filibuster DADT

Anita Bryant is Back, Hosting Antigay Rally with husband of Rep. Sally Kern

OWH Exclusive: Whistle-blowers say ax fell on them

Today in Labor History July 5,000 demonstrators rally at the state capitol in Columbia, S.C & more

Duluth RNs to conduct informational picketing

Idyllwild, CA (Pic Heavy)

More black and white

vegetation desaturated.

Storm clouds with full moon

It's NOT that LeBron left Cleveland, it's HOW he did it...

Study: Think you're hot now? Just wait a few years

Journey to the Moon (Apollo 11 Moon Landing Remixed)

Cat calls monkeys to their doom

Silence about the Climategate scandal should be criminal...

Ahmadinejad questions 'fairy tale' Holocaust, denies being anti-Semite

Egypt unveils discovery of 4,300-year-old tombs

Arab-American journalists 'under siege'

It's official: Israel has gotten away with it -- again

Minerals, Rocks, and Geology Thread

The Conscious Convergence: A Wave of Unity July 17-18, 2010

Friday July 9, 2010: PEMS Scale Poll :)

update on my friend accused of starving his horses

Astrologically, what is stressful for us?

SWEET!!!!!!!!!

I'm baaaaack!

I asked for inspiration and I got it!

Ready to crawl out of my skin .........

Playboy Kills Off Portuguese Edition Over Sexy Jesus Photo Shoot

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