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Archives: August 23, 2010

The Gospel according to AK-47

Protest at Ft. Hood is now live 11:30pm. Sign up & ask questions.

Tom The Dancing Bug--"Lucky Ducky And The Deficit Hawk"

Highway jam enters its 9th day, spans 100km

For Angry Dragon, a little on derivatives

WaPo: too many vacations?

Thousands strain Fort Hood's mental health system

Juvenile Justice Military Style

Juvenile Justice Military Style

I Have An Honest Question For Historians

I Have An Honest Question For Historians

"Sir, I say this with all due respect - you are a fucking moron."

Taliban birthplace next target for U.S. troops

Realignment to affect 12K airmen, 650 planes

Navy relieves Bahrain network CO

I have a bad feeling about this:

In Nicaragua, a return of the contras?

WHAT THE F**K! We can bail the banks out to the tune of TRILLIONS, but --

(RW meme:) Iraq: Progress but vulnerability

The Erosion of America's Middle Class

Gerald Celente: The Recession is Heading Toward Depression

Spinning the US Failure in Iraq

Krugman - History Does Not Lie - Unless It Is Being Invented by Republicans

Iraqi bishop says U.S. betrayed country, Christians suffer most

Bush Got His Crusade

Worth a look:

The New Normal: A Lot Like Now Only Worse

What You Will Not Hear About Iraq

What You Will Not Hear About Iraq

I'm home from my 7 day cruise to the Mexican Riveria. Ask me anything!

Housing Fades as a Means to Build Wealth, Analysts Say

Petraeus on Afghanistan troop surge: "It gets harder before it gets easier." USA! USA! USA! USA!

In Japan town where dolphins are both playmates and game, mayor defends hunts

Quotes from the Ft. Hood protesters' live feed...

Scary fanatics like Newt Gingrich turn Ground Zero mosque debate into ugly, stupid spectacle

Armey To Republicans: ‘We’ll Replace You’

Can governors just call out the Nat'l Guard to handle problem situations?

freeze watch in Idaho, possible record lows! yay winter is coming just as so cal heats up nt


Combat brigades in Iraq under different name

Combat brigades in Iraq under different name

Ky. Libraries to Benefit From Stimulus Money

Flashback: In 2006 joint appearance, Beck appeared to call Imam Rauf a "good Muslim"

A lesson for our Democratic leaders

Since 1981, the mission of government has largely been to assure the nation's wealth is further

Land of the Free?

Another POS from Ingalls Shipbuilding: (USS) Makin Island suffers engineering casualty

Marijuana-guarding bears were "docile and content"

(Nutbag) Steve King: ‘He’s his own man’

I have a suggestion for the admins re: alerts

Christian Right Bigots Are Hiding the Truth -- Early Christians Condoned Gay Marriage

Where is the surgeon general and has she made any comment on egggate?

Where is the surgeon general and has she made any comment on egggate?

Where is the surgeon general and has she made any comment on egggate?

Where is the surgeon general and has she made any comment on egggate?

Where is the surgeon general and has she made any comment on egggate?

Fisherman Forced To Sign Waiver Making Them and NOT BP Liable For Contaminated BP Gulf Oil Spill Sea

Fisherman Forced To Sign Waiver Making Them and NOT BP Liable For Contaminated BP Gulf Oil Spill Sea

monday am...m$nbc anchor just said that julian assange faces sex charges in sweden

Jeff Merkley shows Dems how it's done on "mosque"

How do you steal (the easy part) and then sell a famous painting?

If the Bush tax cuts get extended for the very rich-our country no longer works as a Democracy

To the wonderful person who gave me a star, you are too kind, thank you!

CNN: 10 things Obama must do in 10 weeks

Minneapolis Police will pay $165,000 to zombies for false arrest!!

BP sends letters with no checks to hundreds of oil spill claimants

CNN's pre-midterm advice for Obama: "Channel Ronald Reagan," and catapult the propaganda

NYT: Housing Fades as a Means to Build Wealth, Analysts Say

The Rude Pundit - In Brief: Oklahoma City Must Not Have Hallowed Ground

Housing Slide in U.S. May Drag Economy Into Recession as Foreclosures Rise

Arizona's Republican Government now cheating children

Sec'y Napolitano on the Diane Rehm show this a.m. (Mon.). Repellent performance...

Sorry, I'm now convinced that this story taken from the site is bogus.

Michelle Obama, Laura Bush Plan Joint 9/11 Anniversary Event

FLASHBACK: In 2006 Joint Appearance, Beck Appeared To Call Imam Rauf A "Good Muslim"(Video)

How a Lunatic, Racist Blogger Is Fanning Hate Against Muslims -- With the Help of Our Dumb Media

Johanns: "a fresh opportunity for bipartisanship"

The Rise and Fall of Predatory Governments.

Ellsberg, Assange. Some parallels. Some ruminations.

Is this animal cruelty?

Lots of truth over at Wonkette today

Is Your Favorite Wingnut Blogger on the Take?

Thom Hartmann and Dennis Kucinich

Thom Hartmann and Dennis Kucinich

Despicable... ...hypocrisy.

Shots Fired at Al Franken’s Condo

Going Nowhere: Traffic Jam Enters Ninth Day

Handmade 'grassroots' Sep. 12th D.C. Tea Party Signs popping up in my neighborhood.

Wear your stupid proudly

SeaWorld fined $75,000 after whale trainer's death

Are protest signs now being "Sponsored by...."

How the Defense Industry is Hosing Obama and the Taxpayer ... Again

A walk down memory lane with St. Ronnie

Keeping Bush Tax Cuts For Rich Like Giving 120,000 People 3 Million Each

Felony dismissed for N. Ky. teacher who allegedly beat his son over hopscotch

NYT: New Orleans’s Storm Defenses Nearly Ready, but Mistrusted

Japanese program to recruit foreign nurses struggles as its elderly population swells.

So What's A Florida Democrat To Do

If I had a Time Machine I might well go back to the Planners of the Cordoba Center

To whoever donated a donor star to me, thank you. Thank you very much!

"and then I could not see to see" . . . Please come CAPTION Head Wreck!!!!

Back to School and Lying to the Public!

Back to School and Lying to the Public!

The Vapid Mrs. Greenspan: "Looks like a really fun race"

Check out Rand Wafles - New site

15 Facts About Net Neutrality

Philly Requiring Bloggers to Pay $300 for a Business License

Poll: 1 out of 5 Americans Do Not Believe Obama Exists! ‘Existers’ Movement Gathers Steam

Anti-Mosque Mob Turns On Black Union Carpenter

Suggestion for democratic (small d) polling on DU

crime.... blame GOP

Call the Republicans on playing "mind games" with America

Iran unveils ‘ambassador of death’ drone

Beaverton's 'Crash the Tea Party' teacher resigns as his dismissal loomed

National Black Police Assn. supports California's marijuana legalization initiative

Things that make you laugh out loud, even when you're alone in the room.

Short answer to the wingnuts' Islamophobia

Gulf of Mexico Still in Crisis Four Months After BP Explosion

For those on FaceBook- Tulsa TV station poll on the "mosque". Interesting replies..

200-fold boost in fuel cell efficiency advances 'personalized energy systems'

Why is GEM$NBC only showing clips from the anti-mosque side

Why is GEM$NBC only showing clips from the anti-mosque side

Dude Looks For A Payday: Levi Johnston files letter allowing him to accept campaign donations


That's a big fish, you've got there

Media Matters to run ad on Fox News touting News Corp's $1 million donation to GOP

Rand vs. Ron? Cordoba House Drives Wedge Through The Paul Family

Defending (2008) Obama on Social Security

Oil spill investigators focus on communication

40 Bizarre Statistics That Reveal The Horrifying Truth About The Collapse Of The U.S. Economy

So you are coming to the 8/28 Glenn Beck March on Washington? - visitors guide...

The Constitution of the frightened States of America

CA: AG Suing TV Tax Attorney Roni Deutch For $34M

Wrestling with rights. . . Please come CAPTION Laura Ingraham!!!

If 62 Million Mortgage Holders Unite, Our Nation could become foreclosure proof

Feel good story for your Monday: Toddler walks two blocks to reach medical help for her father

Thought from another thread: unemployment and the retirement age

study of perceived ideology

8 hostages dead in botched Philippines hostage rescue

To the DUer that gave me the star........

Director James Cameron calls climate change skeptics ‘swine’

I take McConnel at his word that he's not a crack-selling

The dirty little secret about Google Android (Interesting article on Net Neutrality killing, Google)

Since "The Truth Wins" is now an acceptable source...

Salon: Meg Whitman's NY shout-out: Did she just tell Californians that Wall Street wants her to win?

Need slime repellant!

The Return of Reefer Madness

The Return of Reefer Madness

Dem argument against the Mosque Haters

State of the Economic State

Driveway Tax Coming in Mission, Kansas

Question about Social Security cap

Jesus in Arizona


Palm Center Releases Detailed Report On Great Costs Of DADT To America

Palm Center Releases Detailed Report On Great Costs Of DADT To America

Media Matters to run ad on Fox News touting News Corp's $1 million donation to GOP.

Rwandan Rebels Raped at Least 179 Women in Congo, Humanitarian Officials Say

We are close to being out of Iraq

Dylan Ratigan actually said something today that really resonated with me...

Dylan Ratigan actually said something today that really resonated with me...

Trapped Chilean Miners Face Psychological Challenges-4 months to rescue?

Celebrity chef Art Smith weds longtime partner.

After 40 years of assault. After eight years spent cutting scuttle holes in the hull.

BP sends letters with no checks to hundreds of oil spill claimants

BP sends letters with no checks to hundreds of oil spill claimants

Ron Paul, on the "Ground Zero mosque" controversy

Power to the people & the Internet:Charges filed against that off duty cop that shot dog in dog park

Sacrificial Lamb scheduled to bring fried chicken & 'tater saled when GOP lands on its ASS in Nov.

US court halts government funding of stem cell research

"Don't Dishoner My Son's Grave" -- Mosque Protest

This mosque imbroglio should give the Coultergeist whiplash.

george w. bu$h* is a muslim

Why won't the GOP say 'no' to extremism?

I must not think bad thoughts...

Auto union joins labor, green groups on climate bill push

American WWII soldier to be inducted into France's Legion of Honor

CBS Reporter Harold Dow Died of Asthma Attack while Driving

More Teanomics: Failor Happens At Groud Zero

A fun post.

The Economy Is Getting Worse and Worse -- And No One's Doing a Thing About It

gop twits tweet forecast of lost jobs from drilling ban

On this day, 40 years ago... The Sterling Hall Bombing

US News & WOrld Report: Are Toyota Black Boxes Reliable?

The Myth of the "Powerful" Teachers' Union

National heat records set in 2010 - remember there is no climate change

BP audit revealed problems with Deepwater Horizon

When it comes to John McCain Dems and Repubs alike

Any DUers watching the storming of the hijacked bus in Manila

Glenn Beck Rally Attendees Warned Of Dangers Of DC Metro (MOCKERS ahead! EEEK!)

Republicans can't raise money now, perhaps this is their way of

So I've been gone a week - what's happening with the lawsuit against DU from RightHaven?

Why is Myrtle Beach so much more popular as a tourist destination than some of the beaches around

Judge stops federal funding of embryonic stem cell research

DEVELOPING: "Ground Zero Mosque" brought to you by DC Lobbyist firm, ties to "King Birther" Gaffney

Spectacular! Canine Lifeguards to the rescue in Italy

The java bubble

TX-17 GOP Nominee Bill Flores Repeatedly Refuses To Support John Boehner

TX-17 GOP Nominee Bill Flores Repeatedly Refuses To Support John Boehner

Man Accused Of Racially Charged Bus Attack

Introducing the Judge that just blocked federal funding of embryonic stem cell research

More 'progress' in Fearless Leader's Bolivarian Venezuela

“John Boehner and the Republican leadership wouldn't know a new idea if they tripped on it,”

Former Sea World employee speaks out about killer whale attack - Larry King tonight

Something that really irritates me about these pundits..

News tidbits that are "totally shocking" <--- extreme sarcasm

Glenn Beck Rally Attendees Warned Of Dangers Of DC Metro

A friendly FUCK YOU from the Have Mores: "U.S. business wants hearings on Bush-era tax cuts"

Why Are Progressives Being Thrown Under The Bus ?

Fox News Gets Slammed In New 20th Century Fox Movie, 'Vampires Suck'

Connecting the dots on right-wing "non-profit" propaganda tanks

The WORST Playground Fails Of All Time

And Now, A Message From Congressman Grayson - digby


EPA posted this on facebook tonight:

Medical Marijuana Helping Budget Deficit, Colorado Gov. Says - HuffPo

Sarah and Tawd show their nasty side again...

BP believed well to be breached, with flow surging “into the ROCK FORMATION” from ‘top kill’

BP believed well to be breached, with flow surging “into the ROCK FORMATION” from ‘top kill’

Goodbye, Shareholder Nation

My Pandigital Novell 7 arrives today.

Union delegates resolve to build record voter turnout

Cannabis electric car to be made in Canada

Mosque vs. Gay Marriage on Courage-O-Meter

How come you can't speak Amurkan?

Surprise! FCC Chairman Genachowski will be in Minneapolis 8/24 at 10am to 12pm.

breaking...federal judge has blocked federal funding of stem cell research

Ron Paul, American Patriot????????????!!!!!

Feds to pump $40M into Space Coast (Florida)

Dems playing hardball? DCCC Criticizes Cantor Over 'Scandal Plagued Candidates'

Things that make you say: "Hm-m-m?"

Why isn't the GOP and Dems scared of the AARP in this Social Security fix?

this IS "General Discussion", right?

How much do you need to donate to DU to view without ads?

Retrial for Blagojevich could be early next year

US needs John Putnam Thatcher's financial advice

Bernanke Must Raise Benchmark Rate 2 Points, Rajan Says

The host on MN Public Radio always called it the "Islamic Cultural Center" today, so why here at DU

The host on MN Public Radio always called it the "Islamic Cultural Center" today, so why here at DU

GM building new plant in Mexico on bailout dollars

40 years ago, at the University of Wisconsin.

Political lessons from the egg recall.

Political lessons from the egg recall.

What's Gotten Into Joe Scarborough?

BP recommended in September 09 the Deepwater Horizon suspend operation...they didn't.


Sufi is to Islam as the United Church of Christ is to Christianity.

Natgeotv has a Katrina special tonight

PolitiFact confuses mosque debate it seeks to clarify

San Francisco newscaster Dave McElhatton dies

Woman caught on video tossing cat into trash bin.

On Hardball, anti-Cordoba House protester couldn't tell Chris Matthews

Oh lord, just got a robo call from Meg Whitman

This interview on the Rachel Maddow show

My ltte was printed today-thanking my docs and encouraging national health care

We could actually KICK ASS in this election, if our party's leadership wanted to

It pains me to say so, but the President I worked so hard to elect is a homophobe.

It isn't just about Florida

Federal prosecutors exploring criminal charges against Wikileaks

Have women truly achieved equality?

What people eat, where they eat, what people drink, why people don't recycle? What is WRONG with US?

What people eat, where they eat, what people drink, why people don't recycle? What is WRONG with US?

Don't miss the Countdown Special Investigation

Obama - "born a muslim" / Homosexuals - "Gay by choice"

You know what we need? Another Johnny Carson.

For sale: Conservative bloggers and (possibly) Mike Huckbaee

WSJ Asks Ground Zero Strippers What They Think About Park 51 Ctr.

Do-Gooders Get Voted Off Island First: People Don't Really Like Unselfish Colleagues

The Coolest Elementary School in Maryland

Far too many of us are taught, from an early age, that most of the time, it is a good thing to bite

Tony Judt from his home 3 weeks before his death from ALS - Charlie Rose tonight

A 10-Year Treasury Note is paying 2.6%. What does this mean?

Information on Philippe Girard

There is no greater control than fear....

Bwahaha! Michelle Malkin is an "Anchor Baby"!!!

Philly requiring bloggers to pay a $300 Business License Fee if they show any profit

Indian Tech Industry Lobbies Against Further Visa Fees

Indian Tech Industry Lobbies Against Further Visa Fees

Could 62 Million Homes be Foreclosure-Proof ?

Is opposition to interracial marriage racist?

Credit Union group urges Obama to raise cap for MBL's (member business loans)

Is It Time For A Flat Tax...

When Wall Street Rules, We Get Wall Street Rules

'The people behind the mosque project were "the same people who took down the twin towers"'

'The people behind the mosque project were "the same people who took down the twin towers"'

I am just getting around to reading Al Franken's "Truth...with Jokes". I am blown away

You can tell the most important and meaningful topics on GD by the number of replies they get..

The "Expendables"

SO let me get this straight

want fries with that ponzieconomy?

Fascinating: Christian Right Bigots Are Hiding the Truth -- Early Christians Condoned Gay Marriage

The weather forecast in DC is a high of 82 for Beck's hatefest this Saturday

Socialist Sherry Wolf makes mince meat out of some Mosque bigot dude on Chris Matthews.

"Training Iraqi forces"... am I missing something?

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! & Here's a new kitty gif!

Old house, new paint job

Religious crazy people win in court; stop stem cell research

Do you have a story of changing someone's mind from a conservative/Republican position ?

ESQUIRE: Rudy Giuliani Is Still a Colossal Seven-Letter Word

Michael Moore: Profits Are Way Up at General Motors ... So Why Aren't They Hiring?

Billionaire Baloney

Update on dog stabber. Police to seek charges

The Tea Party Could Bring Fascism to America

Miss Jamaica says no to the death penalty

Teachers drop teaching about the Holocaust to avoid offending Muslims

Rachel Maddow via Eugene Robinson: scaring white people, part 2...

Karzai on "This Week": Our private military contractors are "terroristic groups at nighttime."

Wing nut self hatred is a prize for the rich.

Supplies reach Chilean miners; now, the long wait

Supplies reach Chilean miners; now, the long wait

Top 10 Things Churches (and mosques) Need to Know About Zoning

were the noughties a lost decade?

were the noughties a lost decade?

AFGHANISTAN Task Force 42 and Task Force 121, the Other Secret Killers – Part 3

What Are The Ten Best Countries In The World?

In Case You Actually Want To Read What Ron Paul Wrote...

Exclusive: Jimmy Carter headed to North Korea on rescue mission

I was just disqualified from answering further questions in a telephone survey of voters because...

what if Obama had flown onto an aircraft carrier in a flight suit declaring an end to iraq war

Wait, I thought the combat in Iraq is over and they are withdrawing combat troops

"Stolen Land"

New "Laser" Weapon Debuts in LA County Jail

Spike Lee's: If God Is Willing And Da Creek Don't Rise..

Right Wing Nut Jobs began anti-Islamic Hatred in Shanksville.

Calling "hogwash" on Rick Warren (and Obama's?) concept of marriage

A blast from the past--fundie Muslim "freedom fighers" == the Founding Fathers

“Someone has to be the youngest in class”

Teachers' Facebook Troubles

Center for Biological Diversity: Gulf Oil - "What we saw firsthand was horrific."

Which right wing is more dangerous? Christians or Muslims?

Can we please scare voters by running hyperbolic ads regarding Social Security?

Al Qaeda is to Islam as the Ku Klux Klan is to Christian Protestantism.

Gotta love Björk

'Poster Child for Corporate Greed: Dr. Pepper Snapple Group'

Republican Bloggers Getting Payola

More bull puckey than you can shake a stick at.

Marijuana will help plug state budget hole

High-tech torture ray gun to be installed in county jail

'Ground Zero mosque'? America needs a reality check. Really

Company Owned By David Koch Lobbied Against Designation of Formaldehyde as Carcinogen

Barbaric Bear Baiting in SC [Defenseless bear attacked by dogs for "training'] - Sign the petition!

For you folks un-reccing my threads, just remember...

Kristol: Obama Not A Muslim

Naomi Wolf: Banks Siding Against the Customer in Fraud Cases

Alan Grayson: The President Got the Message

Ron Paul breaks with GOP on mosque:

What phenomena were projected to be apocalyptic, but fell well short of catastrophic status?

Texas' Tom DeLay Is One Step Closer to a Trial

Turn on Jon Stewart

Harry Shearer's movie, "The Big Uneasy" opens one night only, in theaters nationwide on 8/30

JOIN US: The War on Christmas!

Raising the Social Security Cap: Policy and Politics

The dick must be close to croaking

All BP claims must now be re-filed !

Get rid of the Rec & Un Rec option

Toon: If I could find a Job...

Cancer patients 'lacking painkillers'

On the news, they always speak of the "farm" where the eggs came from

Zappos is offering a free lifetime overnight shipping membership until tomorrow.

America's State Religion: Horse'sAss-ism

So, it seems Target is feeling a little pressure from Teh Gays. Good. Fuck 'em. Let 'em sweat.

"I would have been the last to know had my partner been killed"

Musical interlude: "Jump you f*****s!" (A song for wall street)

We assume the President can do something about the "corporate takeover"...

Brad Pitt's Death Penalty Jibe Over BP Spill

I have three other healthy kids. Please send me $8000 so I can adopt a baby from China!

This whole egg recall thing is just confirmation that the free market paradise upon us...

Obamas lead Americans exhibition {at National Portrait Gallery} (BBC)

Has anyone seen that recent pic of the Muslims praying at the concentration camp?

Candidate Stays on Ballot Though He's Moved to New State

"Let me tie your hands and see how well you do your job"

I don't care about any Mosque, one way or another but I do care about America

Getting involved in my neighbor's business, yes or no?

Jeb Bush: Democrats focusing on my brother "is a loser issue. They have a big L on their foreheads."

I can't jump 120 feet high.

3 dead, 4 wounded in shootout in central Virginia

What Is It About 20-Somethings? Why are so many people in their 20s taking so long to grow up?

Facing Budget Gaps, Cities Sell Parking, Airports, Zoo fire sale prices

Provocative Subject Line

"Religious" prayerfest in front of Toronto same-sex couple's home

From student to teacher in 5 weeks...TFA recruits play bigger role.

Disgrace - Obama’s increasingly absurd gay marriage position

Michael Ian Black's Tirade Against a Racist Obama-Hater During Set

U.S. Occupation of Iraq More Than Doubles Poverty, Sickness - Leaves Country A Disaster

Calling out a Bull Shit Sticky posted above, Why does Skinner allow this crap?

It's not that I mind the ads

Steele Already Targeted For Blame Should GOP Stumble In 2010

Standing up to the Military Industrial Congressional Oil Wall Street Complex

California Pot Initiative (Prop. 19) Still Leading In Latest Poll

Nail Salon Charges More For Overweight Customers

Breaking: How to Stop Unrec Trolls

Breaking: How to Stop Unrec Trolls

A Life Lesson During An Economical Crisis.

Housing Fades as a Means to Build Wealth, Analysts Say

there will be a large right wing demonstration on Aug 28: what's our response?

Florida Man to Plead Guilty to $880 Million Grocery-Business Ponzi Scheme

The Jobless Effect: Is the Real Unemployment Rate 16.5%, 22%, or. .

The Economy is in Big Trouble

Apple patent looks to lock up jailbreakers

All right! Who made the Bush Harvey Oswald sticky?

If you had to leave the USA, where would you go?

You what really pisses me off? When even "progressive" talk hosts miss the obvious question.

Paladino: "welfare recipients...get employment training and take lessons in "personal hygiene."

Dean Baker: the real danger to social security is coming from Democrats

We ALL Lost: "The American public has no idea just how terrible we've made conditions in Iraq"

Elderly Central Florida man accidentally shoots wife during 'robbery drill'

Are the people of America being held hostage?

Please bookmark this thread

The Campaign Against Julian Assange

All Hail The True Blood Stickie

Grayson statement: Us, and Them. "I don't know why they want anarchy ... they don’t know, either."

Anyone have any evidence at all that U.S. troops are still engaged in combat in Iraq?

What Do We Do Now That It IS Fascism?

Berkeley prof to students: 'You have been the victims of a terrible swindle'

DU 2011 CALENDAR - Final Round ***dial-up warning***

Toon: Now poke him...

Quote Of The Day - Carl Paladino: The poor should be housed in prisons

Toon: Sarah's email

Toon: Sarah's email

Harry Reid uses Sharron Angle to blast Sharron Angle

The World's Best Countries

Egg recall drives worried customers to farmers markets

Life on the Arizona-Mexico border: A look at life in my neck of the woods

Angry Ron Paul Defends Ground Zero Mosque

Lost Where I Belong

Everybody Loves the Sunshine

Hugs Not Drugs!!!! Are you responsible for getting your kids hooked on hugs?

Eve (I need you)


Lil Girl

All Of Your Things

Will You Be There


Falling' Down

Tarja Turunen, Opera Rock Show, Miskolc, Hungary...cover of Whitesnake's "Still Of The Night"

It's nice to know America still builds rockets

Mad Men - Talkin' Spoilers

David Lee Roth now looks like Ted Levine from Silence of the Lambs.

Does anyone use the word "may" to ask permission in RL?

Who else is reading the top headline on DU's front page and immediately thinking this:

Does anyone use the word "prithee" to ask permission in RL?

New Website Offers Hope For The Hopeless

You know, in the subject line where you have the option to


"What's the French for 'fait accompli'?"

I Go With a Psycho

What's the matter with tuna? I opened a very small can recently and it was so fishy and tinny I

Tiger Woods and Elin Nordegren finalize divorce

Just saw the first clip promo for the next Venture Brothers next season..

Blue Oyster Cult's "The Siege And Investiture of Baron Von Frankenstein's Castle At Weisseria"

Once I ran to you, now I run from you...

"Another exit on the freeway...another bridge I cannot bear to cross alone..."

I need a good cause to plug for when I make my annual donation sticky

So I am thinking of buying a sleeper sofa, but sometimes those things aren't

The Economy may suck, but at least it's still "Good vibrations" for certain products...

12/21/12. If I'm still alive that day, it will be my birthday.

OK so which mod banned KaptKrunch?

The client I'm meeting today is either serious, or is blowing smoke up my middle ground.

Classic movie most in need of a remake, a little shaking up...Samuel L. Jackson style?

Didn't you hear?

The Walking Dead coming to AMC in October "trailer"



Any coin experts (or semi-experts) here?

Dammit, Facebook seems to be down, and I want to go to Facebook

paint fumes... paint fumes... PAINT FUMES

Sunflower goes down, jalepenos thrive

a radical, a liberal, fanatical, criminal


Another story idea!!!!!

Whoever sent me a star, thanks a lot!

Does anyone have a link to the SNL clip of Belushi in the graveyard or Bad News Bees?

Need suggestions for appropriate TV shows/films for 3 and 4 year old girls

By the way, from the bottom of my heart, thanks for my star.

I got a piece of mail from Google


The role of the spectator



Who can resist laughing babies?

Do you ever think of your online posts as a part of your legacy?

Bad enough that my stupid shithead of a cat loves to vomit on the carpet

Hey Orrex: Here's something from James Cameron I think you will actually like!

So I've got a question for this eBay seller

Today is tjwmason's birthday.

Grateful Dead - Unbroken Chain (Studio Version)

Can't even remember if it's been 3 or 4 years since I quit smoking.

Did you learn the metric system when you were in elementary school?

A fun post.

(sigh) True Love

Jolene, Jolene, Joelene, JOOOOOLEEEENNE

What do you think of the color pink?

"Strange Things Happen" Stewart Copeland's sort of autobiography - GOOD READ

Key Lime Pie Ice Cream w/Graham Crackers

Post something about BEER

Windows open+rain=wet car.

Incredible Sound ....

True Blood recap! We now know what everyone is! *spoilers*

BTW , last week I went into the Metropolitan Museum of Art for the first time ever

So my daughter started college today. Surprise! Her room-mate is a rabid republican...

Hey, My 2007 Yaris just turned over 100,000 miles

Bumper Sticker "Give War a Chance"

Admit it.. You love me.

Your Hair Reveals Whether You're a Morning Person

OK, I laughed.

Visited Minneapolis this weekend

Shit, forgot to ask for a fork when I grabbed my take-out.

in Dallas, temperatures in the "mid-90's" considered a "cold front"

I vote for the most physically attractive candidate, regardless of party.

In my failed attempt to find my baseball glove I found a buried treasure...

Russia in color, a century ago (Big Picture)

I just ate pork by accident.

Question on the music of the sixties...

My dogs appear to be in a literal pissing contest -

Anyone here have a magic 8 ball?

Ok! Who is the better "entertainer?" Michael Jackson or

DU 2011 CALENDAR - Final Round

Wlen you see that little padlock by a thread, what do you think...

'My interview with Obama on his Christianity and the 'Muslim issue'

SPIN METER: Republicans hot, cold on Constitution

Salon: Obama needs to find the guy who made all things seem possible in 2008...within himself

Three new polls on FL Senate and Governor primaries

The second BIGGEST contributor to FOX NEWS is a Muslim

Daily Kos highlights toss-up Governor races

Krugman: Bush Tax Cuts, Now That's Rich

So let this be the message from left to right, from Democrat to Republican

OH SHIT!! Rob Redding will be on XM radio 6 days a week starting 8-29-10

Obama Plans Major Speech on Iraq Aug. 31 to Mark Troop Drawdown

New credit card rules protect consumers from abuse

Watchdogs to WHCA: Reconsider Fox News' front-row seat

First Lady Michelle Obama, Laura Bush, to appear together at 9/11 memorial ceremony

E. J. Dionne: Forget the ‘Party of No,’ Dems Need to Run Against Extremism

WSJ: Protests, Rhetoric Feed Jihadists' Fire

Political cartoonist Tony Auth: Where is George W. Bush now that we need him?

Shots Fired at Al Franken’s Condo

Scary fanatics like Newt Gingrich turn Ground Zero mosque debate into ugly, stupid spectacle

PALINdrome: reads the same backward as forward

Schweikert ramps up ads after declaring victory (AZ-05)

Paul money bomb falls short

AFSCME hits Rep. Blunt for minimum wage vote

RNC Committeewoman: Obama Told Muslims That He Was A Muslim

Obama is a Muslim

How a Lunatic, Racist Blogger Is Fanning Hate Against Muslims -- With the Help of Our Dumb Media

Vice President Biden to tout auto industry success on Midwest swing

Here We Go: Insurers Begin Blaming Health Law For Premiums Increases

phase of federal law restricting credit card fees, interest rates begins

Obama stem cell regulations temporarily blocked

July RNC fundraising: absolutely anemic

Pope's UK visit to involve strict rules for pilgrims

Pope's UK visit to involve strict rules for pilgrims

Right Wingnuts win (for now)! U.S. district court rules against stem cell policy

Barack Obama Elementary School.

Rain batters China; 250,000 evacuated in flood (along border with North Korea)

Brad Pitt's Death Penalty Jibe Over BP Spill

AP SPIN METER: Republicans hot, cold on Constitution

Facing Afghan mistrust, al-Qaeda fighters take limited role in insurgency

Spanish al-Qaeda hostages freed (in North Africa)

New Mexico governor in Cuba, may seek release of U.S. contractor

BP Hopes To Fix Pipeline Quickly

China traffic jam stretches 'nine days, 100km'

Wikileaks says Australian intelligence services warned of 'dirty tricks'

Israel says Iranian reactor use 'totally unacceptable'

UK public 'shaming world politicians' over Pakistan aid/UK Public Donates £29m ($40m) To Pakistan

AIG repaying nearly $4 billion in federal loans

My phone rang tonight, it was a right-wing pollster.

Time to Snap On the Chin Strap

Blackwater founder gives statements in fraud suit

Army Anti-Discrimination Officials Pressured Soldiers Not to File Discrimination Complaints

SeaWorld fined $75,000 for safety violations(Trainer's Death)

Fire Cripples Long Island Rail Road Service

RNC Committeewoman: Obama Told Muslims That He Was A Muslim

FDA commissioner says agency needs more authority

RW + GOP thought all D presidents since FDR were illegitimate

APNewsBreak: Hagel backing Pa.'s Sestak for Senate

Ex-Sen. Hagel backing Pa.'s Sestak for US Senate

Feinberg Says BP Gulf Oil Spill Victims May Be Able to Sue Some Companies

Farm Bureau rejects Skelton, endorses Republican for first time in 14 years

Former Swedish chief prosecutor demands explanation for ("Bizarre") arrest order

Fox News reports former Republican Senator Chuck Hagel has endorsed Joe Sestak for Senate in PA

Convicted Arms Dealer Faces New Charges

Heavy rain causes floods in India

NLRB judge rules against Times Union (“engaged in certain unfair labor practices” must rehire 11)

The republicans seem to be running to the elections on only 3 things:

The republicans seem to be running to the elections on only 3 things:

Ammonia leak update: Worker describes seeing 60-foot plume of white gas

If you were an embryo used for in vitro fertilization and rejected, what would you like done to you?

If you were an embryo used for in vitro fertilization and rejected, what would you like done to you?

Republican National Committee spent $900K of $5.5M on an insurance payment: campaign reports

Colorado Tea Partiers Angry At Tancredo: You Spoiled Our Party

In break with Reid, Durbin backs mosque

Meek headed for a BLOWOUT!!!!!!!!!

Report: Former BLM manager took oil company gifts

Amid flooding, CIA resumes Pakistan drone campaign

Stalling Problems Could Affect 1.2 Million Toyotas (control module’s circuit boards)

Ex-Marine guilty of killing Lauterbach (woman Marine).

Thousands of dead fish reported at mouth of Mississippi

Settlement on Minn. Bridge Collapse

Pakistanis Tell of Motive in Taliban Leader’s Arrest

"Ground Zero Mosque" Foes Bankrolled By Feds

(At least 26) Deaths in Pakistan Mosque (Suicide) Attack

Blogger beware: Postings can lead to lawsuits

9th Circuit overturns conviction of man who made Super Bowl threats

Minneapolis will pay $165,000 to zombies

Anne Frank tree falls over in wind, heavy rain

Anne Frank tree falls over in wind, heavy rain

Woods, Nordegren confirm they have divorced

"Manila bus hostages killed"

(Funeral) Protester likely to face no charges

Democrats Outraise Republicans in July, Have More Cash on Hand

Calif. Man Gets 20-Year Sentence in Anthrax Hoax

(CA) State sues TV's 'tax lady' for alleged swindles (Roni Deutch)

Nevada Assembly GOP leader: Consider tax on food

Feds seek Ebonics experts to help in drug cases

Large fish kill found at mouth of Mississippi River Gulf outlet

PPP: FL Senate--sneak preview of tomorrows GE numbers (good news for Rubio?)

US admits human rights shortcomings in UN report

Covert Operations:The billionaire brothers who are waging a war against Obama.

Germany Plans Major Restructuring of Military

Anti-Government Sovereign Citizens Taking Foreclosed Homes Using Phony Deeds, Authorities Say

Allan Grayson:The republicans hate the President because he's black

Glenn Beck: WE are going to reclaim the Martin Luther King DREAM

AP Source: Carter Going to NKorea to Free American

U.S. district court rules against stem cell policy

Report warns of man-made threats to Grand Canyon National Park

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Monday August 23

Group wants SC bear hunters to call off their dogs

Pickens urged Bush to take Iraq’s oil

U.S. Drone Strike Kills 20 People in Pakistan (3 Children)

Some 200 women gang-raped near Congo UN base

Some 200 women gang-raped near Congo UN base


Dan Choi PWNS Man Who Created Don't Ask Don't Tell

Peter Schiff wants the dollar to collapse, then he will say I was right!

Congressman credits Obsessed ROV watchers for forcing action

Atheist Church August 22, 2010 Ground Zero Mosque

New Commercial For the Unemployed

Fox News co-owner funded Ground Zero Mosque

Lilith Fair 2010 DC Sarah McLachlan "Loving You is Easy" -Justice Through Music

Stupid Things Republicans Say

War on Prayer

Palin Robocall for Joe Miller...He's got the BACKBONE to confront Obama's RADICAL agenda, you betcha

COMMERCIAL: A Very Special Message From Fox News

Sam Seder on Net Neutrality

Prof. Gopin: Actions that Accompany Negotiations

Miss USA and a Stripper on the Ground Zero Mosque

Fool in RW&B Hard Hat is 'fed up' w/ Muslims smiling and laughing

Midweek Politics: White couple denies house to black couple, snake oil salesmen on INSP channel

Lilith Fair 2010 DC - Sarah McLachlan "The World is on Fire" - Justice Through Music

Prof. Gopin: Denying Emotion President's Harvard Education Getting in his Way

Weird Liberal Head Show #140: Conservatives- Surrender!

Pass the Tier -5 Unemployment Extension

Rachel Maddow & Richard Engel on the MASSIVE continuing US presence in Iraq

Demonstration of Sickness- "Rally Against Ground Zero Mosque"

Howard Dean: Name one thing that you could hope for from the Republicans if they should win

Mildly Relevant News: Miss USA and a Stripper on the Ground Zero Mosque

Lilith Fair 2010 DC - Sarah McLachlan "I Will Remember You" - Justice Through Music

Lilith Fair 2010 DC - Sarah McLachlan "Ice Cream" - Justice Through Music

Thom Hartmann - Should Fox News be in Guantanamo for supporting terrorism?

NV Week in Review panel discusses the repackaging efforts of Sharron Angle's handlers

Ed Show w/ Cenk: DFA On Islamic Center Near Ground Zero

Ed Show : Grayson, Sharpton Talk GOP Smear Tactics

Ron Paul smacks down teagagging islamophobes on Countdown Aug, 24 2010

Blunt Staffers Kick Out Seniors

Carl Paladino said he would transform some New York prisons into dormitories for welfare recipients

Thom Hartmann - How long will before they call for all Muslims to wear crescents on their clothing?

Ed Show w/ Cenk: Dr. Laura Racist Debate

Al Jazeera English: New Yorkers Rally Over Islamic Cultural Center Plan (Fair & Balanced, For Real)

Electronic Voting-MACHINE-Researcher Arrested After Disclosing Problems

The Ed Show - Someone's got a crush on the psycho talker from Monnesota

Michio Kaku: UFOs Are Real - MSNBC Dylan Ratigan Show

"They're not conservatives. They're anarchists.": Rep. Alan Grayson: What's at Stake in 2010

Is the cartoon funny enough to justify your effort in getting it to display?

Australia's Hung Parliament.


MURFREESBORO, TENN: Far from Ground Zero, other plans for mosques run into vehement opposition

False Charges Ricochet in the War on WikiLeaks by Scott Horton

Ron Paul : Stop Your Demagogy About The NYC Mosque!

Anti-American Religious Group Is Building Houses of Worship Near Ground Zero; They Must Be Stopped!

And the first major payout from the BP Oil Spill Fund goes to...realtors

The GOP's Long, Hot, Racist Summer

Political Killings in Colombia

The billionaire brothers who are waging a war against Obama.

In Case of Emergency: What Not to Do

Stopping Oil Tests----The Alaskan Inuits win one. Whoot!

Food And Farming: The Hub Of Planetary Transformation (Carolyn Baker)

What I Did On Summer Vacation (James Howard Kunstler)

U.S. Execs "Extremely Worried" about China Pay Hikes

Scant Progress in Effort to Solve Old Racial Killings

No justice in partisan fight over judges

Redistribution of Wealth and the Tier V Unemployment Extension

Margaret & Helen are BACK

Alberto Gonzales to GOP Leaders: Don't Trash the Constitution

Voluntary Simplicity: Outwardly Simple, Inwardly Rich

Senator Jeff Merkley shows Dems how it's done on "mosque"

How Bill O’Reilly Got a Critic Fired by Scott Horton

U.S. Judges Sound Off on Bank Settlements

Frank Rich's Excellent OPED about the "Ground Zero Mosque"

Eugene Robinson:The right-wing, blinded by its own hysteria

The blessings of liberty by Joan McCarter at Daily Kos

The Economy Is Getting Worse and Worse -- And No One's Doing a Thing About It

Survey Of 500 Large UK Companies Show Vast Majority Do Not Measure Carbon Output

NZ glacier sheds 50m tonnes of ice

Drumbeat from the weekend...

Drumbeat: August 23, 2010

In GOM, Fish & Shrimp "Jubilees" Now Taking Place In Hypoxic Open Water Rather Than On Shore

3-Year UN Investigation Exonerates Shell For Nigerian Pollution (Shell Paid For Investigation, btw)

China's nine-day traffic jam stretches 100km

Putin & His Climate Doubts Bluntly Slapped Down By Scientist On Arctic Visit

Ophiocordyceps - Deadly Fungus - Has Been Turning Insects Into Zombies For 10s Of Millions Of Years

Current Drought & Cold, Complex Of Weather Factors Threaten Bolivian Food Security Now And In Future

Tybee Island, GA Sets New Record For Jellyfish Stings Among Beachgoers - Up 8X In Four Yrs @ 10,792

Nothing But Toxic Blue-Green Summers Ahead For Great Lakes, Ohio Waterways - Scientists

Study measures Atlantic plastic accumulation (BBC)

ECOSMART: Natural way to deal with insect pests of all for pets and children...and the

A Mountain in the Stream

Fueling Washington

Scientists Discover Genes that Can Improve Biofuel Production

UN Carbon Trading Scheme: $2.7 Billion Market Could Be 'Biggest Environmental Scandal In History'

Chernobyl species decline linked to DNA (BBC)

Mars technology creates self-dusting solar panels (BBC)

Comparing this weekend's arctic image with 2007

TVA Has Lost $50 Million Cutting Brown's Ferry Output - Tennessee River Too Hot To Cool Plant

If Favre had run instead of thrown the ball against many yards would he have gained?

Inkster DQ'd for rule violation

ND mascots. The Leprechaun or Clashmore Mike?

Red Sox Claim Johnny Damon Off Waivers

Pirates owners pocket revenue sharing.

Brett Favre meets Patrick Willis and Takeo Spikes

Brady no fan of Jets, 'Hard Knocks'

Huskers intend to make a statement

Venezuela, more deadly than Iraq, wonders why

New Mexico governor in Cuba, may seek release of U.S. contractor

Supplies sent down to trapped miners

Crime rate high all over Latin America, not just Venezuela--but the New York Slimes don't report it!

Venezuela’s Climate of Crime

Colombia Rebels Ask Unasur to Mediate Conflict With Santos

Political Killings in Colombia

Popularity of Venezuela's state-run food markets--last month, a 35% increase

Polls say Chavez's party on track to win a solid majority in the National Assembly

Food sovereignty--the transformation of agriculture in Venezuela

Attended a Gunshow for the first time on a long time...interesting...

Congressional candidate robbed at gunpoint in Florida

Jared Diamond ("Guns, Germs and Steel"): "Disarm the populace...

Jon Stewart admits error, praises Charlton Heston

Catholics For Equality Launches

The Right To Love: An American Family

I'm speaking to you as an American, Mr. Obama

Posted without comment.

"Would you want to be adopted by a pair of faggots or lesbians?"

Rep. Lee Terry (R-Ne) Doubles Down in Support of Tax Loopholes for Companies That Send Jobs Overseas

Today in labor history Aug 23, 13 Black soldiers were sentenced to death and 40 to life & much more

American Airlines learns Tuesday if TWU members approved or rejected contracts

Union vindicates CT healthcare workers (130 days on strike so far)

Roy Kaufman, freedom fighter, dies at 80

25 Years on, Still P-9 Proud (the Hormel Spam strike)

United States Chamber of Commerce criticizes Craig Becker

Congressman Carney helps local helmet manufacturer gain military contract (will hire new workers)

NLRB Sets Date for Biggest Union Election in 70 Years

Factual errors abound as OSHA report on SeaWorld Orlando killer whale trainer death is released

US Department of Labor's OSHA cites E.N. Range Inc. in Miami, Fla., more than $2 million

Omaha Man Pulled Off Wall At Sanford Job Site (his safety line may be to blame for his injuries)

City postal center faces $350K in fines from OSHA

China mulls heavier penalties for forcing others to labor

Kaiser charged with criminal breach of federal labor law

The 2011 Calendar - final round is up

Kids at fountain

Israel mulls deporting migrant kids

Gaza Mall Seeks to Make Statement of Resolve

Photos: Honeycomb Clouds "Communicate," Rain in Unison

New type of chlorophyll identified

Another news flash from Jupiter

Dinosaur bones found in Canadian sewer tunnel

If the rain outside is dreadful, just remember the rain could be worse...

Israel's Choice is Settlements or Peace, say Palestinians

Alien hunters 'should look for artificial intelligence'

Jack Horkheimer - "Star Hustler" - dead at 72

Closing in on the Goddess Particle

Wishadoo question for you...

Is Leslie Kean's new book the beginning of UFO disclosure??

Birthday Party Just Now Starting for GardeningGal

I'm on the verge of a nervous breakdown!!

Artificial way to grow stem cells discovered

Energy Healing Wolf

Bottled Teas May Not Deliver on Antioxidants

Does marijuana treat migraines?

I need a lot of opinions on this question...

Probiotics, how much is enough to create an effect? 13 billion seems