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Archives: September 27, 2010

Election fantasy: Teabaggers get bagged in November! Let's help McAdams

VIDEO: Mike Pence Can't Name a Single New Idea by Repubs in Their 'Pledge' ("But it's a good start")

Contact san francisco chronicle. Sen. Boxer endorsement denied

Contact san francisco chronicle. Sen. Boxer endorsement denied

Something to think about re unemployment benefits

Officials say levee fails near Wis. park

Atrios: Stop Your Whining

Good grief! Canada, Rhee, Weingarten, Guggenheim Joe and Mike...

Geert Wilders’ Dutch Freedom Party gives up fight against EU expansion

Anyone want to watch the Az Senate Debate? Glassman vs McCain

Steny Hoyer: Stephen Colbert's Testimony To Congress Was 'An Embarrassment For Mr. Colbert'

9500 Liberty aired tonight...

I thought this post by marmar --

So now we have more catapulting of the propaganda

Fox Nation: The Week The Democrat Media Industrial Complex Died

Ground Zero Mosque story on 60 Minutes

Election-year politics confound tax-cut extension plan

I'm starting wonder if the Tea Party is a media boogeyman

Waiting for superman, special on MSNBC

Are you going to the Jon Stewart/Stephen Colbert events on the Mall on Oct. 30th?

Sea-snot "blizzard" in Gulf

Wynton Marsalis, Lincoln Center jazz group to tour Cuba

Tea Party Senate Candidate Mike Lee Tried to Dump 1,600 Tons of European Nuclear Waste on Utah

I'm becoming convinced that some of the outrage expressed toward Bush/Cheney here was insincere

Study Ties Lax State Gun Laws to Crimes in Other States.

NFL Sunday Night Football keeps cutting to Spanish

Did anyone see Bill Kristol channeling Karl Rove this morning??

Reagan adviser to Republicans: ‘You can’t get the job done’

Córdoba: 1010, in the 20:20 of hindsight

Córdoba: 1010, in the 20:20 of hindsight

On the WTF department.... checked my mail today

New Muslim comic book superhero on the way

The Road to World War III - The Global Banking Cartel Has One Card Left to Play

How networks create new shows (great jab at "Outsourced")

There's losing a tug o war and then there's LOSING a tug o war

The Language of Money

I am starting the BEER PARTY who wants to join me

Money transfers could face anti-terrorism scrutiny

Linda McGibney: We who prospered should pay tax

Is it alright to use the teabaggers as pawns?

Do these folks deserve our votes??

Ballot irregularities fuel uncertainty over Sweden’s election result

How do we win this, in SPITE of the wishes of our party's leaders?

Anger as a Private Company Takes Over Libraries - NYT

Is it true that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself? I sort of think...

Alaska soldier's drug use an issue in war crimes hearing

British police officer convicted of brutal assault released from prison after six days

The Cult of Stupidity

NATO forces carry out airstrikes in Pakistan

Pensioner sentenced to 18 months for beating the hell out of a Hell's Angel

Fake general: It was free speech, not fraud

"60 minutes" Afghanistan report tonite....

What's Going On?

As Liberal Groups Prepare Mass Rally, 99ers Push to Organize

"Just say no to everything" republicans....

"Like it or not, Mr. Geithner, that's why we're giving Ms. Warren a pitchfork..."

*** September Photo Contest WINNERS ***

So investments in jobs and...

"The majority of illegal immigrants in Mexico come not from Central America, but from the US."

Banksters Inc.

Monday Morning Laugh

Latino voters overwelmingly support CA. candiates for senator and governor

The point of a fair trial


Continuous chest compression CPR

Big High Country: Medical marijuana foments culture war in Montana

Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf Invokes 9/11 & BRILLIANTLY Concludes: "We have to wage peace."

Gulf Oil hearing on C-Span 2; Nungusser testifying now

After the journey — a UN man’s open letter to Tony Blair

After the journey — a UN man’s open letter to Tony Blair

Doug Luzader always negative on Democrats and President Obama

Voo-doo Re-do. The 'new' Pledge to America.

Missing LA teacher found dead

Educate me please DUers - if the Public Schools and Teachers Unions are the problem

Luckovich 'toon: Details of the GOP 'Pledge'

Luckovich 'toon: Details of the GOP 'Pledge'

Sex abuse victim learns of Pope's role

Cory Booker, the Facebook Money, and the Rule of Law

Reagan Adviser Stockman to Republicans: 'You Can't Get The Job Done'

The Heartaches of Mrs. Paladino

Will you allow Big Business to control the internet?

Rude Pundit's blog is 7 years old today

Rude Pundit's blog is 7 years old today

When the Recession Strikes, Little Maneuvering Room for Better Transit

DEA Raids versus States w/Medical Marijuana, how far will it go?

DEA Raids versus States w/Medical Marijuana, how far will it go?

A frustrated Mike Castle says: 'It got crude' (on the race with O'Donnell)

Did Mike Pence Rat Out Boehner And His Mistress?

10,000 TSA employees get secret clearances

Iowa Poll: Chuck Grassley leads big over Roxanne Conlin

Blockbuster Worm Aimed for Infrastructure, But No Proof Iran Nukes Were Target

Chicago school occupation reveals rifts in school reform

Report: White House Wants To Give Law Enforcement Easier Access To Internet, E-mail Wiretaps

Gay sex is not sex abuse

Autistic Modesto Boy Stabbed, Mother Detained

Va. Govenor pulls a cutie

Va. Govenor pulls a cutie

Washington DC Hotels Reports Colbert and Stewart DC Rallies Outpacing Beck

Washington DC Hotels Reports Colbert and Stewart DC Rallies Outpacing Beck

What's the latest news on Col Terry Lakin?

What's the latest news on Col Terry Lakin?

We are where we are but did we have to be here?




More On Florida Senate Race...

"(a) how wealth actually is distributed in America; (b) how people think it's distributed; and (c)

Republican Economics as Social Darwinism - By Robert Reich

It's too bad they can't both lose...

Mike Pence Can't Name a Single New Idea by Republicans in Their 'Pledge'

The first local slots parlor (casino) opened yesterday. On the noon nooz they interviewed .....

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg suggests closing failing Newark schools in TechCrunch interview

Is anyone else pleased by how well Michael Vick is doing?

Is anyone else pleased by how well Michael Vick is doing?

Repuke Pledge: Scapegoats & Jesus to make up for destruction of American dream

Games Official Angers India With Hygiene Comment

Tiny Upstate New York Town Wants Local Muslims to Dig Up Their Cemetery

Which Democratic leader would you absolutely not allow to shuffle the deck in a poker game?

On top of everything else, now the Administration wants to make it EASIER to 'wiretap' the Internet

OliverSTONE's "W"-fans Billclinton gave a copy to Shrub; Nancy RAYGUN loved it!1

Defending Obama defends liberalism.

The problem with education in America that is seldom discussed..

Local Democrat endorses Republican because the Dem candidate isn't green enough.

Local Democrat endorses Republican because the Dem candidate isn't green enough.

Just got this re RUSS FEINGOLD

I just made a $30 donation to the DSCC and it got matched

Cat Out of The Bag

Inquiry finds GIs plotted to slay civilians for sport

We should loan them some drones. Drones work best for killing children

We should loan them some drones. Drones work best for killing children

Right Wingers and Wimpy Moderates Are Murdering US Education. Do Americans Care?

I was on and off the greatest page in less than an hour.

Fox: "Senate Power Could Shift This Year." Yes, and monkeys might fly out of Rupert Murdoch's...

Military thwarted President seeking choice in Afghanistan

Military thwarted President seeking choice in Afghanistan

Travel writers visiting beaches on BP's dime

Democrat Alex Sink Endorsed By Republican State Senator Alex Villalobos

Law professor believes government’s speech power needs more control

Breaking News: Trent Edwards Released

Afghanistan, a love story...

When do we find out why the FBI raided those houses?

Mosque near Ground Zero story kept alive by propaganda rag

Anger as a Private Company Takes Over Libraries

'Titanic' star Gloria Stuart dies at 100

Which of the following is an example of low-level terrorism activity?

Arne Duncan on the MSNBC right now

Jon Carroll (SF Chron) rips repukes a new one over DADT

Actress Gloria Stuart, the elder Rose in 'Titanic,' dies at 100

Anti-Gay Christianists Attempting Sioux City Government Takeover

Listening to Arne Duncan on MSNBC talking about the "experiment" DC

How did the Corporate campaign financing come to be?

College Graduates Are Really Screwed

Breaking: Daily Caller busts GOP press aides for ... seeking good press

India Concerns Itself Offshoring

Dr. William Harrison, Defender of Abortion Rights, Dies at 75. I am so proud of Dr. Harrison.

Surprise! Blue collar jobs are coming back

Branson Hears the Who? A Climate Change Poem

Jack Conway dead heat w. rand paul!

How to remove bumper stickers without damaging finish

It's Not About Teachers

Right-Wing Science

Report: US would make Internet wiretaps easier

Obama administration wishes to build on Bush's record on destroying privacy

Regarding your so-called privacy - always remember:

Ted Stevens Prosecutor Commits Suicide

My partner is a teacher.

McDonnell Cancels Confederate History Month

Dems struggling among rugged individualists in Fed-dependent rural areas

Segway Company Owner Dies In England After Falling Into River On The Unique Two-wheeler

Despite economy, Americans don't want $10.25 hour farm work

Raese (R-WV) Blames Volcanos For Global Warming

61 year old Olympian Diana Nyad to attempt 103 mile open water swim from Florida to Cuba

oh shit...Ahmadinejad Met With New Black Panthers, Farrakhan In New York

Republican Anecdotal Conveniences:

Discussions that could pave the way to end the fighting in Afghanistan

The Justice Department Inspector General is a NOBODY.. a flea. .

Pastors plan to 'bait' IRS with pulpit politics

David Frum: A GOP Pledge to Do Nothing

So on Friday I was told by an associate that kids with existing conditions on their parents Health

So tonite during the debate, McCain was asked what his legacy will be to the state of Arizona...

Obama says D.C. public schools don't measure up to his daughters' exclusive private school

KO Tweeted something about a time change for the show?

hey inventors: how about a meter measuring catbox odor?

Modesto science teacher's plan to teach intelligent design sparks debate-

Justice Kagan faces first Supreme Court test Monday Full of 'dubious factual claims,' GOP Pledge is 'more caricature than portrait'

Forget left/right, it is the haves against the have nots. We are being screwed by the rich.

Murder conviction in Nick Adenhart case

What happens if a radical takes over a White House that has grown dangerously powerful?

FL State Professor: 1/2 OF BP OIL STILL IN GULF-- -"It did not sink all to the bottom—it can't"

Censored Gulf news: Dying without aid seen on TV

Army censors photos of Afghan corpses in ‘kill-for-sport’ trial- Whistleblower severely beaten

Of course I am liberal.

"The Last Word" airs at 10 PM weeknights on MSNBC,with Lawrence O'Donnell

Notes to a painter.

Do national politicians have a good grasp on how much more conditions will deteriorate

Massey-backed GOP candidate Maynard drops racially-tinged ad in W.Va.

The Pledge to Increase the Deficit

I must be waaaay out of the loop. What's the deal with the sudden proliferation of . . . . .

NFL Legend George Blanda Passes Away - 83 Years Old

Why Parents Should Support Legalizing Marijuana

Why Parents Should Support Legalizing Marijuana

Amazing weather picture over Kansas State University

Fox News Party: All Republican contenders for 2012, except for one, are Fox News contributors

Red-State Dem's Ad Touts His Work With Bush (Pomeroy ND)

Who do you think is most likely to be honest with you about the educational needs of our kids?

Manchin(WV Dem Sen Candidate) Calls for Partial Repeal of Health Reform

Randall Terry Planning Koran Tearing For Tea Partiers

Millionaire Segway owner found dead at bottom of cliff, 2 wheel scooter was near his body

Delaware Masturbators March Against O’Donnell

Looking at new car. Fraud commited by dealer on our credit app.

The House Of Cards.

Digby: New Evidence That Rand Paul May Be the Craziest Man Alive

Potential New Forum Idea Please read Veterans

Anti intellectualism, for all the blaming we are hearing of unions

Best Tweet on O'Donnell's "Monkeyshines"

Did anyone see Morning Joe this morning..

"OIl" companies, give me a break. What a bunch of horseshit.

New name of 'Tournament of Roses Parade' = '122nd Rose Parade, Presented by Honda'

"It's time to fight back against death threats by Islamic extremists"

Every Time A DU'er Posts A Thread About The "Unrecommend" Function

help with question-hardware store owner on Ed Show

So are you tuning into the 2nd installment of The Event

RUSS-THE CAVALRY HAS ARRIVED-New Video-RonJohnson Defending Dioceses That Reassign Pedophile Priests

DNA Is New Weapon In Fight Against Dogfighting - Good or Bad?

‘Dying’ Harlan Ellison Says He’s Written Final Book

NY Times: Lax State Gun Laws Tied to Crimes in Other States

Amazon halts selling of Ravitch's book about school reform.

Amazon halts selling of Ravitch's book about school reform.

The Fox primary: complicated, contractual

Reusable Grocery Bags Breed Bacteria

Reusable Grocery Bags Breed Bacteria

What Chairman Bernanke Could Learn from Professor Bernanke

Just announced: Southwest just bought AirTran

GD: Do you DU at work?

GD: Do you DU at work?

US doesn't want to arm Pak against India, Obama told Zardari Read more: US doesn't want to arm Pak

Is "corn sugar" (sic) popular everywhere?

Bill Gates Sr. supports raising tax on the rich.

HarperCollins' new right-wing division to "uphold a standard of intellectual seriousness"

The Insidiousness Of The Attacks Agains Obama........

What did I miss about those ReTHUG

what Bush tax cuts cost

America's first black doctor, James McCune Smith, finally gets a tombstone

Remember MST3K? We need a live version of this for Congress

A great quote I heard today...

A great quote I heard today...

LA Teacher Dead of Suicide: Was One of LA Times' Victims

Screw it, no new TV for me, I'm going to the Stewart/Colbert rally

Schwarzenegger Blasts Oil Companies

The easiest thing for Obama to do would be to do nothing regarding education

Rest Peacefully, Mr. Ruelas. (Or, #NBCFail, Part II)

Democrats may attack Rove in ads

Funny: GOP Pledge (photo)

FBI raids on antiwar activists: A frontal assault on democratic rights

So as we move to a survelliance society

WTF ??? - 'Waxman’s Abhorrent Broadband Bill Follows Google-Verizon Deal' - FDL

"You can fit all of the GOP’s ideas in a tea bag" t-shirts & stickers!

Make Pepsi fund liberal causes. It's easy--

Why are we talking about tax cuts? Why are we NOT talking about raising taxes?

They shoot cats, don't they?

On Schools and Teachers


USA Today: Dealers awash in Toyota Camrys, light on Chevrolet Equinoxes

USA Today: Dealers awash in Toyota Camrys, light on Chevrolet Equinoxes

Recession not over, public says

Recession not over, public says

I don't get the angst over recs and unrecs, talk about sensitive egos

New Polls Show Surge of Support for Dems. in CA, KY, NV

My bad - pic

Muslims in upstate NY asked to dig up their cemetery

Our schools are failing because of people like Bill Gates

Our schools are failing because of people like Bill Gates

Our schools are failing because of people like Bill Gates

(R)asmussen places poll leader Blumenthal below McMahon

No one should attend the "One Nation March" on 10-2-10 in Washington.

Maryland Judge Tosses the Felony Wiretapping Charges Against Anthony Graber!

Anyone else watching Matt Lauer interview the President re: education on MSNBC now?

Anyone else watching Matt Lauer interview the President re: education on MSNBC now?

Protesters call for the end of mountaintop removal for mining (many arrested) - pics

Priceless! The Little Picture: Truth in Art.

...the family feud that is the House GOP.

So GOP are not going to get many votes if they want to get rid of Medicare

Wherein Steny Hoyer Gets Cordially Invited to Shut It - FDL

Mother Jones: Junkets for Jesus

Democrat Jack Conway pulls even with Rand Paul in Bluegrass Poll, closes 15 pt gap

More Reich Wing efforts to prevent voting.

Obama wants to monitor 100% of money transfers in and out of US

When you are being barked at, what else can you do?

ON EDUCATION REFORM: Do the rich pushing it have our best interest at heart or making a buck?

I just made this bumpersticker - do you like it?

We are in a Civil Cold War.

Wuerker Toon Sums up the hollowing out of America

monday Toons 4: the rest

Monday Toons 2: More Tea madness

Monday Toons 3: economy

Question for all of you ! as I travel along I-95

i thought george bu$h* just fixed our education system?

Just Encase you thought Global Warming was a Hoax...

There is no good reason to tax companies

anyone want to help me respond to my congresswoman?

What You Missed At The Beverly Hills Tea Party

MUST READ- Domestic Disturbance: FBI Raids Bring the Terror War Home

The FBI is raiding peace activists' homes. The Pentagon is burning books.

Crabby Old Man, (Poem worth reading)

So, how bad are our public schools really?

Katy Perry Busts Out The Elmo Mockery on 'SNL'

Fascism is fascism...

David Michael Green: The Dismantling of Civil Society

From the DU way-back machine...Poets Against the War

Welfare-To-Work Program's Demise 'Really Demoralizing'

the catholic church cracks the whip in the Philippines

My very simple view: If with HUGE Democratic majorities and the WH, we are not willing or able

What's up with Bill Maher and the O'Donnell tape?

GOP Civil War, it's RINOs vs. EIPOs

Jimmy Johns Employee on the Chopping Block for Refusing to Serve Rotten Meat

A "Grown Up Have" Responds To Ben Stein: You're Out Of Touch With America

Sad but true - Derf's Latest

F**k you very much JP Morgan Chase

Ya wanna cure our "shitty" education system? Just one word is necessary:

Monday Toons 1: Recycled Pledges

Oil lingering in waters off Alabama, Mississippi and Florida beaches

Missing LA teacher found dead

Southwest Airlines to buy AirTran for $1.4B

Surprise! Blue collar jobs are coming back

Confession Video: US Soldier Describes Thrill Kill of Innocent Afghans

Confession Video: US Soldier Describes Thrill Kill of Innocent Afghans

Confession Video: US Soldier Describes Thrill Kill of Innocent Afghans

Confession Video: US Soldier Describes Thrill Kill of Innocent Afghans

Confession Video: US Soldier Describes Thrill Kill of Innocent Afghans

5 Weeks Out Polls Reveal a Surge of Support for Democrats

A taxi ride in Mexico City... and fundamentalism

I'm not a teacher. I'm a mom. But I get it.

11th Mexican mayor killed

BREAKING: Mass Arrests in DC- Activists Demand An End To Mountaintop Removal

Sign the Credo petition--No New Abortion Restrictions

When Will Obscenely Rich A**holes Stop Crying About Taxes?

FYI: Protest the FBI raids in 20 cities today, this week.

Many are irritated because "unrecommends" cancel out "recommends." I have an idea...

Democratic friend "it's hard to get motivated behind Obama now"

Regarding the lack of scientific data on medical uses of cannabis

Marriage Defender Carl Paladino Has A Love Child With A Former Employe

Even FreeRepublic realizes the FBI raids on anti-war/anti-empire groups is BS

Last night they said 10% chance; this morning it was 30% chance

If Dem's followed Alan Grayson's script--- they'd dominate.

New Muslim comic book superhero on the way (wheelchair)

Obama: D.C. schools don't measure up to his daughters' private school

One in seven Americans, doesn't begin to reflect how widespread poverty really is in this country

Teacher commits suicide after low rating in teacher-rating database published in LA times

Teacher commits suicide after low rating in teacher-rating database published in LA times

Today's inevitable corporate media attack on Venezuelan democracy...

Christian Science Monitor: Why is Obama taking on teachers' unions right before midterms?

So do the teachers here feel sufficiently bloody, bruised, and bludgeoned?

LA Times' coverage of the teacher suicide precipitated by their publication of teacher ratings

Biden tells liberal base: 'Stop whining'

An Upset Teacher's Letter to Oprah - "Ask Teachers"...

The DIRTY Little Secret About LIKELY VOTERS

Obama calls for longer school year and removal of worst-performing teachers

Obama presses for longer school years

Christie, Booker, Zuckerberg and Newark schools....questions of legality?

PLEASE vote and comment on latest "NEWS" re:Obama's appointments

The time required for change

Boston Globe editorial: Obama must bridge the gap

An Effort to Recapture Democratic Enthusiasm - POTUS hits road with old-fashioned campaign rally.

These tiny two Texas School Board Elections could move sch textbooks right 4 decades. Please gi

Liberal Groups Planning to Rally on National Mall (NYT)

Joe Madison: I listened to Eddie Long with a third ear and I think he is GUILTY!!

Joe Madison: I listened to Eddie Long with a third ear and I think he is GUILTY!!

The richest man in America supports tax increases on the wealthy

On now: Matt Lauer interviewing President Obama, re: education

President Obama looks to reenergize youth vote, get late Democratic surge

On the subject of Rand Paul, Jack Conway, and making generalizations about Southern states

House seat changes based on 2010 census

Alternate Politico headline: Poll shows Obama would easily defeat Palin

Poll--NM Governor Denish (D) 46% Martinez (R) 46%

MN Tribune Poll--MN Governor: Dayton (D) 39% Emmer (R) 30% Hoerner (I) 18%

PA House seat--Murphy (D) up three points in new poll

How does a news organization cover White House hopefuls when so many are on the payroll?

DE Senate--Castle considering Write-In Bid

Obama administration wants to make it easier to wiretap the Internet

Hypothetical question: Had Biden been President, would he be seen as

Those of you who support Crist why do you trust a word the man says?

Inspector General Criticism Doesn't Faze FBI Raids on Midwestern Anti-war Activists

The donkey in the China shop

Krugman: The Power of Conventional Wisdom

Now: "President Obama Hosts an On-the-record Conference Call with University Student-journalists"

Vulnerable House Dems declare their independence

Morning Call Poll--PA Senate: Toomey (R) 46% Sestak 39%

Never mind. Delete.

It’s official: The US is a police state

Obama: "...we're gonna do just fine."

"The opportunity costs of Underpants Gnome politics".

Christ Cristy has NOT fired 6,000 teachers Big Ed

How do you know if you might have Fibromyalgia?

An Idea Whose Time Has Come.

Hey Ed you should live in NJ where this FAT SLOB is Governor

Monday Morning's Good Dem News.

Boehner: Americans Aren’t Ready For Solutions

Obama to sign $42B small-business bill

Interesting article from "The Economist":

world's most powerful woman (not Hillary)

Obama to target GOP ‘pledge’ from road

PA-10: Carney Pushes Back, Internals Show 8-Point Lead

AFL-CIO Hits Raese With Mail Piece in WVA Senate race

WTF!!!! Obama Administration wants to make it easier to wiretap internet

Doonesbury: Our President is 'Serene' in the face of disaster.

Comically misleading link-baiting headline of the day

The Fox primary: complicated, contractual....

"Let's NOT get to the potential solutions"

Bizarre polling disconnect of the day

The Classic Short Story

Seems Like He Can't Wait To Get Rid Of Rahm?

Has It Ever Occurred to You?

AFL-CIO Hits Raese With Mail Piece

Walker decides against write-in campaign

The military failed the President and the Nation

The military failed the President and the Nation

Hey Mr, President, you wanna know why our schools are so mediocre?

David Stockman: Republicans "can't get the job done"

African American string band music

Poll finds Perry has the numbers, but White has a shot

Campaign paid $135K to lease aircrafts from company Deal co-owns

Ever get a cramp in the arch of your foot?

Kurtz profiles Krugman; ignores elephant in room

I spent the day with the Deepwater Horizon cleanup crew, ask me anything!

Axelrod didn't like Rahm's health reform deal making

The 2011 Obama budget cuts show priorities

I'm 90% sure I have a JOB

One of society's great lies..

I have a confession to make

(R)asmussen places poll leader Blumenthal below McMahon

DAmMMMMNNNN! a DIFFERENT friend died on Friday with a heart problem

Larry King is taking a really long time to go away.

Sebelius jumps into Nevada Senate race, blasts Angle autism comments

man, what is up with conservatives

PLEASE contact MSNBC and ask them to at least MENTION the "One Nation Working Together" rally

We No Speak Americano -- VERY cool hand choreography

Katy Perry, Elmo, Sesame Street and BreastGate

For experienced travelers to Mexico

Little Greenback? A misheard lyric makes it onto the label?

Any advice on what to do about a loose stool?

Anyone ever seen "Meet The Robinsons" from Disney?

In The Bank - Mingo Fishtrap

Gallup: Latest Generic Congressional Ballot Tied. Republican enthusiasm remains high.

How to remove bumper stickers without damaging finish

Looks like I'm going to be stuck in the Seattle area for the next two days

Clean your balls!..

I want to learn Spanish -- has anyone tried Rosetta Stone?

NFL Sunday Night Football keeps cutting to Spanish

Monday night treat - Monkey Pick Ass! from Preston & Steve radio show

I am going to make Shia LaBeouf Bourguignon tomorrow.

GREAT mid'70's LA band - Dwight Twilley Band - "I'm On Fire" live in '77..

$2,500 Denon ethernet cable gets mixed reviews on Amazon..

I have two new (relatively new) movies to recommend.

Just Get Yourself High.....

Toomey says he opposed GOP spending under Bush

hey inventors: how about a meter measuring catbox odor?

I know that guy who played "trapper" in the legend of alfred packer

Your TV

I notice Obama never brings up the level of obstruction he's encountered from the Republicans

All DU flight attendants: what tips do you have for interviewing?


Troll Toll!

Forgiveness = Time + Distance

African American backlash in Florida?

Larry the Cable guy gives a 5 mil donation to a medical facility

Obama visits a small community in ALBQ, NM

John McCain Takes A Beating

(R)asmussen Poll--CT Senate: Blumenthal 50% McMahon 45%

Well, eff. It's rainin. What should I do?

What's the definition of redundant?

Obama vs. Palin...the comics...

"Obama to sign $42 billion bill expected to create 500,000 jobs"

Obama Passing Healthcare Reform Is Like FDR Bringing Booze Back

Tweety: It's going to be tough for Cuomo now

SF Chronicle cannot choose between Fiorina and Boxer - Really?

Chris Matthews Panel: Why Can't Barack Obama Be More Like Bill Clinton?

If you like for-profit health care, you'll love for-profit education

Iowa Poll: Grassley stakes 31-point lead over Conlin in U.S. Senate race

Scott McAdams: AK Sen - We Will Win This Race

If I buy a rotisserie chicken from my local grocery store, cut off the

Paul Krugman: Structure of Excuses

Don't buy running shoes advertised on the tv. My dad ordered a pair,

DE Senate: O'Donnell "Why aren't monkeys still evolviing into humans?"

Waxman Readies Net Neutrality Bill With No Room for FCC Ruling

Headline Classic

Has there ever been an attempt here to provide an interactive map, so we could see where everyone

Is Harlan Ellison really this big an asshole?

For Paladino, Love Child Is Seemingly Not A Political Liability

More Good Poll Numbers Point To Surge towards Democrats

feeling terribly insecure in my job today

A Serious Man

What was your favourite summer job? Mine was at a teahouse

CRAP! I failed my histology lab practical...........

He's President, not a superhero: The left has been too quick to jump ship

Samantha the cat.

A tale of four kittehs

Obama Calls for Big Education Reforms - More Charter Schools, Longer School Year

MO Senate Poll--Blunt (R) 45% Carnahan (D) 41%

Rush Limbaugh guest stars on next week's Family Guy.

It just occurred to me.

Monday, September 27. William Shakespeare's Thought For The Day:

Dem Whip: GOP majority will issue birther subpoenas against Obama

Kentucky Senate: NRSC pulls it's ads

So I won the eBay auction and bought the Guitar!!!!!

The new 5-minute rule for flirting

More people might confuse me with President Obama if I were taller

Today's kitteh

Tweety mentioned it today - "Corporations Sit On $1.8 Trillion Until They Get Their Way"

Ok, so I'm recording the Beatles' "White Album," and I'm wondering...

Cats and Closed Doors

omg Mad Men

I found a blooper in a movie that I saw once, and can't remember the title

US ready to bomb 150 Pak terror camps?

I have a new kitteh!

Obama to hold outdoor rally in Madison, WI tomorrow! I'll be there

The Reagan Dollar Bill?

You just can't break him

Concerning the "with the party or against" mentality

"Stop whining and get out there and look at the alternatives."

What do people do with cinnamon brooms?

Rusty old truck update

In Honor of the ALA's Banned Books week, I'm doing a Banned book of the day this week on Facebook

I am going to make Boeuf Bourguignon tomorrow.

In honor of The White Album thread - What's your favorite backmasked song?

Alan Grayson Is Fighting Like A Real Democrat.

"Many of Obama's supporters decided they were, in fact, NOT the ones they had been waiting for..."

Would you help a teen get birth control if her guardians opposed it?

So are you tuning into the 2nd installment of The Event

Dexter on Showtime - Debra Morgan should've been killed, not Rita

Neo-paramilitaries threaten unionists and return of stolen land

UK Guidance on Torture Challenged by Watchdog

Iran crosses into Iraq to hit bombing suspects

Japan asks China to cover damage to patrol boats

Chavez likely to retain parliament in Venezuela vote

Experts question BP's take on Gulf oil spill

Mexico drug wars: Mayors forced to live in US

Dream Act defeat upsets unionists

Aliens have deactivated British and US nuclear missiles, say US military pilots

Vulnerable House Dems Declare Their Independence

Millionaire owner of Segway firm dies in freak accident after riding 1 of his machines off cliff

Oregon universities open to record enrollments as they step up efforts to help students succeed

Sunni Awakening officers are kicked off police force in Iraq

Ex-soldiers face manslaughter charges

Virginia veteran report shows high depression rate

GOP slams push-back of tax vote

Confession Video: US Soldier (From Wasilla, Alaska) Describes Thrill Kill of Innocent Afghans

Levee along Wisconsin River fails; extent of possible flooding unknown

In Kentucky race, Rand Paul and Jack Conway divided on strategy

President Obama: Fire failing teachers

Tea party cool to GOP pledge

Setback for Chavez in Venezuela vote (52% vote for opposition, but stymied in results)

Nato helicopters kill 'dozens of rebels' in Pakistan

Minnesota Poll: Voters opt for taxing top earners

Russia and China sign series of energy agreements

Social Security — FDR's 'greatest' feat —praised

Obama: Money alone can't solve school predicament

Attorney says 'sexting' Wis. prosecutor to resign

New Study Shows N.Y. to Lose Two Seats, Florida to Gain Two

Report: FBI employees cheated on test

U.S. Is Working to Ease Wiretaps on the Internet

Anger as a Private Company Takes Over Libraries

Draft of Waxman's net-neutrality legislation leaked

US ready to bomb 150 Pak terror camps?

FTC says POM juice ads are deceptive about health

Iran dissolves pro-reform parties

Combat stress: Iraq shock hits US troops

Target Corp. illegally disposed of hazardous goods, court order claims

Migraine Breakthrough Gives Sufferers Hope (Study Points to Cause of Migraines)

Hyundai Recalls 140,000 Sonata Units (reduction or even total loss of control)

North Korean leader's son apparently promoted to general (27 y/o son)

Segway company owner dies riding Segway off cliff

Investigation reopened amid questions of whether Arizona deputy's shooting was a hoax

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Monday September 27

Shortage of drug holds up some U.S. executions

Obama says U.S. not in a jobless recovery

'Titanic' star Gloria Stuart dies at 100

Public banned from Senate debate after fistfight

Surprise Blue collar jobs are coming back

APNewsBreak: Lazio drops out of NY governor's race

Obama signs $42 billion bill aimed to help small businesses

‘Gold-to-Go’ taps into gold fever with ATMs

WikiLeaks Spokesman Quits -'The Only Option Left for Me Is an Orderly Departure'

Wal-Mart Eyes Growth In Africa

Federal Prosecutor in Stevens Case Commits Suicide

Ella 'morning after' emergency contraception available soon

Ashcroft's Post-9/11 Roundups Spark Lawsuit

Upstate NY Town Wants Local Muslims to Dig Up Their Cemetery

Obama To Young Voters: 'You Can't Sit Out' In 2010

(Sen.) Franken moves to curb abusive debt collection

Money transfers could face anti-terrorism scrutiny {no minimum dollar amount}

Burnsville Cops To Use New Taser Monitoring System

NKorea appears to give military rank to Kim son

Southwest Airlines To Buy Discount Rival AirTran

Liberal Groups Planning to Rally on National Mall

At 113 degrees, downtown L.A. hits all-time record high

Football legend George Blanda dead at 83

Obama: 'Money without reform' won't fix U.S. education system

US joins condemnation of renewed settlement building

Chavez’s party wins majority in Venezuelan vote

Despite economy, Americans don't want farm work

Peter Jackson threatens Hobbit shutdown

I know I should love "Boardwalk Empire" but it's just not clicking with me

Don't Think I've Forgotten (Cambodia's Lost Rock And Roll)

Dumber Than Palin?

Teabagger Files Lawsuit To Wear T-Bag T-Shirt At Polling Place

Google Teams Up With CIA to Fund

John Conyers WANTS Stephen Colbert to LEAVE Hearing

(Once again) Blackwater/

Don't Talk to Cops, Part 1

Waiting For Superman - Review by What The Flick?!

S01E05: H.R. 2521 - National Infrastructure Development Bank Act

AFSCME hits back at GOP opposing legislation.

Climate Denial Crock of the Week/ Extinction: It's not just for Polar Bears anymore

Enrollment Ceremony for the Small Business Jobs Act: Nancy Pelosi

Comcast Union, IBEW Official Card Count (card check)

The Top Vlog: 'Wowed' By The New GOP Plan (Daily Show CC Lizz Winstead)

Toxicologist says persistent rashes in Gulf residents -- Resists mulitple rounds of antibiotics

Help Progressives win tough districts

Communist talks about health care

MUST-VIEW: 60 Minutes - People Behind NYC Islamic Community Center (Plans Seen for 1st Time)

60 Second Martian - Introduction

Capital Gains - Jerry Brown's ad RE: Whitman's pure handout to the rich...including herself

Randall Terry - Koran Tearing For Tea Partiers


Put Elections Back in Voters' Hands

GOP: No Friends of Small Business

Young Turks: Angry Mob Catches Kidnappers (Bad Idea?)

John Boehner Affair with Lobbyist

Entire family sickened: Like an "Acid Cloud" -- 10 y/o son's nose "gushing blood everywhere" (GRC)

TEDxNextGenerationAsheville "What's Wrong With Our Food System"

Young Turks: Idiot Right Wing On 10th Amendment

The Video Ben Quayle Doesn't Want You To See - "A Thousand Mile Journey"

TALIBAN DAN WEBSTER: Ad for Grayson for Congress

McCain Protester Tackled to Ground

Papantonio Goes 4 Against 1 on CNBC, Again

Steve King: Colbert Testimony Disparaged American Workers

A Candidate Running Against Big Money

Coalition for Battered Women: Domestic Abuse Very Powerful ad. Says it all.

GRITtv: Tim Wise: Race and the Social Safety Net

Attorney: Dive equipment "EATEN THROUGH" & parts of engines "MELTING"

Weird Liberal Head Show #175: Want a Liberal America? VOTE!

Ayn Rand: Moral Monster

Environmental Protection Administration Administrator Lisa Jackson

Good Night, Dear Jack!

Iams Smart Puppy shortage or recall ?

Congressional Dems Vow to Push Tax Cut Vote, After They’re Pushed Out of Congress

(WP) The makings of a trade war with China - Better than do nothing

Early voting has downside

A Judge’s Warning About the Legitimacy of the Supreme Court

Climate change crisis 'can be solved by oil companies'- By Michael McCarthy

Wire tapped phones? Now Internet?

Guardian: Book accuses corporate media of acting as propagandists for capitalist states

Ashcroft's Post-9/11 Roundups Spark Lawsuit

FBI Raids Homes of Antiwar and Pro-Palestinian Activists in Chicago and Minneapolis

The Fox primary: complicated, contractual

How Billionaires Could Race to Our Rescue

Damn' Straight, I Shouldn't Have to Work "Hard"

Christopher Hitchens: God's Bigmouths

The Obama administration's war on privacy

More Americans Living in Poverty Now than when Eisenhower was President

An Ethics Meltdown at the Justice Department by Scott Horton

Anger as a Private Company Takes Over Libraries

My ratio of good teachers to "failures"-- Public--47:2 Private:--5-1

The Left Right Paradigm is Over: Its You vs. Corporations (Barry Ritholtz)

Chris Hedges: Retribution for a World Lost in Screens

The Top 10 Conservative Idiots, No. 381

Drumbeat from the weekend...

Drumbeat: September 27, 2010

South Africa Nearing Peak Coal, Say Scientists

Russian company seeks to buy U.S. uranium mining operations

Cooperation Law for a Sharing Economy

"All The Animals Are Adult Females" - Walruses Come Ashore But Largely W/O Yearling Calves

Australia Bracing For Worst Locust Oubreak On Record - Gen 3 Emerging, Each Generation 150X Last

Can We Build in a Brighter Shade of Green?

Grist: Why an additional road tax for bicyclists would be unfair

Mining by Moonlight to Save Energy

How to seal a plastic bag of open and half-used rice, beans, macaroni, whatever

The cost of wind: power when we don’t need it

Progress Energy concedes it may never build new nuclear reactors in North Carolina

Saudi Crude Output Falls 11.3% In 2009 Vs '08 -Ctrl Bk

AZ: Solar energy development cancelled

An error is seen on a computer screen of Bushehr nuclear power plant

Only two teams in the NFL have 400 wins since the merger...

Breaking News: Trent Edwards Released

Man Guilty of Murder in Death of Angels Pitcher Adenhart

Sorry about the weekend baseball scores, fellow forumites

Stat of the Week - Number of arrests per team in the AFC East...

BREAKING -- 49ers fire Offensive Coach Jimmy Raye

Raiders legend George Blanda dies at 83

Besides the inexplicable Cowpies win over Houston, what was the most suprising of yesterday's games?

Anyone going to watch Barry Bonds' documentary tomorrow?

Is anyone else pleased by how well Michael Vick is doing?

Ryder cup Europe vs. the born agains with one black asian who wins?

70% of Venezuelans Exercise Voting Right

Venezuela opposition limits Chavez in parliament (opposition wins 52% of overall vote)

In Guatemala, Alayna Wool Tries To Heal Civil War Wounds With Photography

Chavez’s party wins majority in Venezuelan vote

Opposition hopes to rein in Chavez after election

Colombia: Senator Piedad Córdoba sanctioned for collaboration

Venezuela: Basic Industries economic activity of has slowed since 2005

Study Ties Lax State Gun Laws to Crimes in Other States.

You may notice a lot of sad stories posted here, read here to understand the significance of them

Elderly Man Turns Tables On Attackers

Would You Support A Nationwide Handgun Ban?

3 wounded by gunman shooting randomly at passing cars in Siren Wisconsin. Shooter now dead.

A law abiding gun owner right up until the moment he wasn't.

Son of a Gun: More Celebrities Than Ever Are Carrying Firearms ...

Study Ties Lax State Gun Laws to Crimes in Other States.

Ann Coulter To GOProud's Gays: Stop Forcing Your 'Fisting' Education On Kindergartners

Gays caused Buju Banton to be arrested for drugs?

Gay Muslims in the UK

How are GLBTs doing in the new tv season?

Transgender senior can't be HS homecoming king

Can someone explain to me...

Israeli Settlers Rev Bulldozers As Settlement Freeze Nears End

Just sat there and waited for people to cross the street.

MLK statue takes a self-portrait

If you want a copy of the monthly photo contest template, you can get one here:

Waterfront tour, part 3: HtO Park.

early morning at the recycling plant

September contest results are in!

A Jewish state or an Israeli democracy?

Some shots from Kauai

The sun this morning.........

New baby! Not great shots but what can I say...

Jewish aid ship sails for Gaza

Union Jobs Clearinghouse®

SAG warns members to quit 'The Hobbit'

Scam Sites: An Update

Huffington Post: Labor and the Democrats: Accountability for Next Election Cycle Must Start Now

This is a news website article about a scientific paper

Artificial Ovary Could Help Infertile Women

Interesting Blog Post By Barbara O'Brien

Real Religion. Football.

100 pastors will bait the IRS with politicking from the pulpit next Sunday

My sweet granddaughter... out of the mouths

Well happy Monday ASAHers lookee what I found

Free on-line event: "Transforming Conflict Through the Four Sacred Skills of Peacemaking"

Which Brand of Fish Oil do You Use?