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Archives: January 24, 2011

Gay man's bedroom set on fire after rock thrown through window

Monday morning, will Scarborough gloat or

US begins deportation of Haitians

Any cell phone experts here?

Libel suit has implications across Twitterverse

In every public discussion the Democrats need to emphasize that the rethugs are not

Gay Hero Daniel Hernandez To Attend State Of The Union With Michelle Obama

More evidence of US war crimes

Fitness expert Jack Lalanne has died at 96

Fitness expert Jack Lalanne has died at 96

repudiate the Supreme Court with mass bloodshed....

Kiss My Crosshairs - Über-Douche Mike Lee (R-UT): "Shooter wins" if GOP tones down violent rhetoric

Olbermann to HBO? Maybe... sort of

Jim Jordan and Jim DeMint(ted) skip CPAC because of gay Republicans

Does "cruel and unusual" always go together? And what does it really mean, anyway.

Pro-life supporters rally, renew efforts

M&C: PROFILE: Marine le Pen: the new, softer face of France's far-right

Darrell Issa's War on the Poor

Joe Arpaio clone in Ohio

What Happened To WikiLeaks Outing Of A Major Bank, Swiss Bank Account Cheaters &....

Will Marco Rubio join the tea party caucus?

Back to the trenches, people. Callers to Washington Journal needed to

Jack LaLanne, Founder of Modern Fitness Movement, Dies at 96

good morning!

California Shows Corporate Subsidies Impoverish Us All

The Corporate Power Grab: Big Government vs. Small Government

A Trillion Dollars a Year to the Richest 1%...7 times more than all state deficits combined

SB 2179: Mississippi's 'Arizona-Style' Immigration Legislation

Call it the Green-Tea Party

Gov. Tom Corbett: School Vouchers

Do we allow people like this

Jack LaLane has died. I say we give him a 100 power juicer salute.

Democracy Now! host to speak at Vermont Law School (Commencement speaker)

Paul Ryan to Give GOP Response to SOU Address -- Does the GOP Embrace His Extremist Ideas?

At least 10 dead in Moscow Airport blast

Tea partiers say defense in mix for budget cuts

Republicans intent on ending the last vestiges of democracy

Are Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas the Bonnie and Clyde of Judicial Ethics? "Citizens Robbed"

Huge Numbers Of Dead Animals, Dead Birds And Dead Fish – What In The World Is Happening Out There

Huge Numbers Of Dead Animals, Dead Birds And Dead Fish – What In The World Is Happening Out There

Don’t miss the human clock .... correct time too

Update: At least 31 dead in apparent suicide bombing at Moscow Airport 130+ injured

Morning Joe: crickets.... Olbermann?, Olberstein? Olberdorfer? ..doesn't ring a bell

Did WikiLeaks just declare war on the NY Times?

Olbermann Split Came After Years of Tension

Rahm's TV Ads For His Mayoral Candidacy - My Comments.....

Billionaires take a stand for the working man

Talk of R Piehole not running again. Since Hendershot blew his wad, R Piehole has

Digby: Republicans Will Accuse Democrats of Destroying Social Security While Doing it Themselves

Gingrich won’t win nomination; he won’t even win in Georgia - AJC's Bookman

Power to the Corporations, Baby!

Bitter cold hits Northeast, closing some schools

Hannity and those ungrateful Arabs

teacherken: I am a liberal, and I belong to a union

Weighty mission for scientists: redefine the kilo

Nurses’ Video Urges Obama to Stand Up to Corporate Power

I saw a picture of Michele Bachmann looking even crazier than normal

Mother Jones: Will the IRS Extinguish Medical Marijuana?

Seattle Times: 2 people killed and two deputies wounded in shootout at Walmart in Port Orchard

Virginia Lawmaker: Feds Can't Stop Us From Banning Gays From National Guard

NATO plays host to one of world's worst dictators

So, what do we do tonight? Watch ALL the news on MSNBC, or be selective?

Now that the "un-rec" feature is being eliminated, I am going to have to go back to

Fatal Triangles by Robert Kuttner

David Shuster coming up shortly on Stephanie Miller Show

Kevin Smith to self release his new film "Red State"

Boehner 5 -- Pelosi 0

Come up with an idea in class and make money off it? Your college wants their cut

Sam Seder Talking About Keith

Three more police just shot in Tampa Bay.

I don't recall anyone saying "I'm worried this rhetoric might inspire a perfectly sane person...

UPDATED REPORT: Fox News' $55 Million Presidential Donation

Charming letter to the editor posted this morning;

The Myth of Homegrown Islamic Terrorism in the U.S.

EPA aircraft to fly low over Fort Worth this morning

My congressman David Wu slams Limbaugh for his racist remarks!

Please Vote Against Social Security Cuts in this CBS Online Poll

Live Russian TV coverage of the terrorist airport bombing. In English

Oversight subpanel to scrutinize health reform waivers, malpractice

Why the right wing's assault on public employees needs to thwarted at every turn

The Rude Pundit: Frances Fox Piven Is Not Afraid of You and She Will Kick Your Ass

Are your networks ready for the cutover to IPv6?

Barbara Walters said KO was extreme.

Toon- Your very own Sarah Palin Fun Page!

Real Security Threats: Food

Ten Commandments restored at Virginia schools

More proof that teabaggers can't think for themselves (steampunk Palin plagiarism)

Pressure Point (1962 film) Wow.... this is spooky.

HuffPo: A Frightening "Roadmap" for America in the Republican Rebuttal to the State of the Union

Two maps it's helpful never to loose sight of if you want to understand US politics.

OH Gov. John Kasick's low approval numbers

This isn 't about YOU, Big Ed

Resource Revolts

Something tells me anyone who has ever visited an Ikea store could have told the professor this:

Economists forecast U.S. growth on upswing in 2011

KOCH

With Democrats like Mark Warner, Who Needs Republicans?

With Democrats like Mark Warner, Who Needs Republicans?

KO's Twitter account Bio is again mentioning Countdown & linking to Countdown page - CHANGED

Senator Sherrod Brown outlines plan to crack down on oil speculation

Why Ignore Sarah Palin?

Any stories on the MS role of MSNBC's firing of KO?

A deal that would NEVER be made

Fox & Friends Cheerleads Right-Wing Immigration Group's Effort To Recall Sheriff Dupnik

Fox & Friends Cheerleads Right-Wing Immigration Group's Effort To Recall Sheriff Dupnik

WaPo Editorial on Tyson Foods, ICE and immigration reform.

WaPo Editorial on Tyson Foods, ICE and immigration reform.

Our Government-Funded Mission to Make Haiti Christian: Your Tax Dollars, Billy Graham's Son, Monsant

1,000 tax haven subsidiaries of the top 20 companies

Rights group’s report on immigration focuses on Kobach

I need a bit of help and I think DU will be my best source.

Coming soon to Glenn Beck's blackboard: Danny Glover's 'Black Power Mix-Tape'

Coming soon to Glenn Beck's blackboard: Danny Glover's 'Black Power Mix-Tape'

Paul Krugman: The interests of "American" corporations and the nation are less aligned than ever

*****Keith Olbermann on Facebook*****

Ed Schultz just said on his radio program that Keith Olbermann's staff will be going to the 10:00 pm

When will Congress impeach that lying, thieving, ignorant SOB

Political Orientation Test #286:

Obama's Daughter Sasha Practices Chinese With Hu Jintao

Yes or No. Would people be less informed if they turned off TEE VEE News?

Yes or No. Would people be less informed if they turned off TEE VEE News?

I'm Maladjusted

The Founder of Thoughtworks, Neville Roy Singham, speaks in defense of WikiLeaks: A short video

What Americans think. What Europeans think.

Woman jumps from 23 stories and lives

Scalito...and maybe Roberts...plan to pull a Boehner @ SOTU (no-shows)

Glenn Beck: “Keith Olbermann Is The Biggest Pain In The Ass In The World”

Toon: All Part Of The Plan

This is a great story about the first gay couple to adopt in Washington

Fraud plagues global health fund (66% of grants eaten up by corruption)

Senate Filibuster Rules Changes Slipping Away

Dan Abrams appears to be leaving NBC

Tensions rise between Supreme Court, politicians

MSNBC history: fire the TOP-RATINGS liberals

Curing the vaccine scare: Recent report debunks autism link as 'a deliberate fraud'

Send a message to Rep Gabrielle Giffords!

A Chuck Norris column that is awesome in its stupidity

House majority leader says Ryan, not Bachmann speaks for the GOP

and so the corpulent 16th century aristocrats have made their call...

If the President were not to give a bi-partisan, unifying speech...?

Perry Bashed Recovery Act, Texas Relied Most Heavily On Recovery Act Funds

25 best conservative movies of the last 25 years (some odd choices)

Men of Tears: workshops where men go to cry

Tweety is talking about Beck threats to Liberals n/t

WikiLeaks founder Assange slams Swiss banker arrest

GOP investigative hearing to probe bailouts

Rahm can't run for mayor

Monday afternoon teabagging

The most cowardly act of a retiring politician

Attention MSNBC Graphics Department: What’s on at 8pm Tonight?

The Party of No

That idiot, fast talking moron that Rachel slapped down is on Tweety right now

House GOP leader says no federal bailout of states

GOP House takes credit for jobs gains, only 19 days on the job

Tim Pawlenty will save us from Armageddon, or something. Watch quick....

KO to issue first tweet at 8 pm Eastern time toight!

"Civility is over-rated. It's worse to be screwed and pretend it's just an honest policy difference"

Halliburton doubles profits (1-24-11 Dominic Rushe/The Guardian)

largest number of officeholders to change party affiliation in Texas

Keith Olbermann Gets The 'I'm With Coco' Treatment

Arizona GOPer: Roe v. Wade Contributed To Tucson Shootings

Nephew: Aunt Hanged, Killed Dog For Chewing Bible

What's Wrong with Calls for "More and Better" Tests?

Olbermann Tweet!

I wonder if Boehner has picked out his shade of orange for tonight?

Carnage as Moscow Airport bombed

Dems and Repubs compromise on filibuster reform..

Rep Allen West, bigot. Rep. West: Ellison "antithesis" of country's founding principles

GOP dumps Pelosi's composting program

1000s of Errors, Extra Votes, 'Lost' Votes Revealed in SC's 2010 Election

Fascism Prevention Starts With You

surprise, surprise....Bush aides violated law against campaign activities

surprise, surprise....Bush aides violated law against campaign activities

Obama has a wonderful opportunity on the SS/Medicare issue if he will take it

Friday's MSNBC ratings - KO's last show

Was the Social Security COLA automatically frozen or was legislation passed? Did I read this right?

Joe Klein: Olbermania

Woman jumps off 23rd floor of a Buenos Aires hotel...330 feet...and survives

Msnbc is really going after Beck's rhetoric! And they should.

Death Threat for a Palin Critic

The GOP's Campaign Finance "Sneak Attack"

Rahm Emanuel booted off ballot in 2-1 Appellate Court decision

Breaking the Iron Law of Oligarchy

I am a liberal, and I belong to a union, I am proud of both.

Remember the Patriot Act ... ?

Parole is Sustained for Lori Berenson

Had a conversation today with a lady who's recently divorced,

Smartest State Test Results

doonesbury locked & loaded...

This place needs a "Bickering over Obama" forum

2nd tweet from Keith

dupe

Mommas, don't let your babies grow up to be C-list actors who take too many kicks to the head

Bernie Sanders will be on Lawrence O'Donnell 8:15/from twitter

Suicide Bomber at Russian Airport kills 35, injures 130

Olbermann 1st Tweet :-) "Reports of the Death of my Career are Greatly Exaggerated"

Appellate Court Bounces Rahm

Lawrence O'Donnell will pay tribute to Keith soon.

Fox News is evil, Fox news sucks, yet we complain that MSNBC won't act the same way?

Classy Lawrence O'Donnell

Joel Osteen: Homosexuality is a sin

**O'Donnell: 'I am here today entirely thanks to Keith. More on this later.;'

**O'Donnell: 'I am here today entirely thanks to Keith. More on this later.;'

U.S. Can't Link Manning to Assange

Keith Just Tweeted THIS!

A New War on Women from Kansas Forced-Birthers

Oh joy! (in)Justice Scalia is teabagging with the Tea Party Caucus.

Randi Rhodes just said re: Keith Olbermann, that there

Heads up: LOD's gonna be making a statement about KO - n/t

I have something misguided and angry to say about this current event...

Frances Fox Piven: The new Comcast overlords cut her off in mid sentence

Becks Shoot Em in The Head....

Becks Shoot Em in The Head....

USA! USA! WE’RE NUMBER ONE!

Government Admits Brig Commander Improperly Put Bradley Manning on Suicide Watch

Here's some words for war-mongers and empire builders...

War of The Worlds

Should Lenin be buried?

Rachel + Schultz discussing repug strategy, good job, imo.

America in decline... and Foreign Policy Magazine

are there #FOK items for sale online yet?

Carol Browner to leave White House

'Operation Cookie Jar' nets charges for 5

*LO'D. 'Thank you, Keith, so does my 92 year old mother.

My wife notes that Lawrence was promoted over Rachel.

MSNBC has really messed up

Scalia’s Speech to Closed-Door Tea Party Caucus Session Is Inappropriate Political Activity

Help reform the filibuster.

Village of Fairport Harbor, Ohio evacuated

Did anyone catch the last couple minutes of Cenk?

Republicans Rehearsing Grouchy Facial Expressions for State of the Union

Three party system

Olbermann's Exit Deal Means He's Barred from TV for Months

My dreams have come true! Michelle Bachmann is finally going to STFU!!

Ex-Minnesota governor sues over body scans, pat-downs

Budget ax-man Rep. Paul Ryan is Senate Democrats' new villain

This is YOUR liberal media

"The reports of the death of my career are greatly exaggerated"

Rham might be off the ballot in Chicago! New court ruling against Rham:

"Common Security Clubs"

VP Biden arrives in Wilmington for jury duty

Rachel is going to talk about Keith

Are those watching MSNBC on tv seeing no commercials?

Biting monkey escapes from her cage

Biting monkey escapes from her cage

KEITH PIC from today! <<< sorry dupe!

Chicago Tribune: RTA to weigh cost, practicality of switching diesel locomotives to electric

Wow, the anti-MSNBC posters are out in full force tonight. nt

I learned something new about wingnuts over on the site for banished freepers

Goonstruck: The Mysterious Mind of Modern Progressives

Can Someone Tell Me When the First Tea Party Rally Was?

Dems and GOP to Also Mix at SOTU After-Party

late night tv and early shows have evolved into marketing bad books or movies

America in decline... and Foreign Policy Magazine

Juan Cole: Bradley Manning and Mohamed Bouazizi

Parole is Sustained for Lori Berenson

Parole is Sustained for Lori Berenson

Glenn Beck Guns For More Money - Picks up gun seller ads - Cheaper Than Dirt

Republicans Rehearsing Grouchy Facial Expressions for State of the Union

Carol Browner, Director of Policy on Climate Will Leave White House (NYT)

***Anderson Cooper to discuss Keith next on CNN 7:39pm PST***

What's Bah-bwah's e-addy? Today she said KO was "extreme". She's hosted O'LOOFAH

Peruvian court: No more prison for Lori Berenson

My niece sent me this heartbreaking obituary

Olbermann Overcomes Outstanding Obstacle

Olbermann Overcomes Outstanding Obstacle

Guatemala massacre suspect faces charges in Calif

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Insurance Companies Sue Bank Of America-Massive Mortgage Fraud, 91% Securitized Loans Misrepresented

Report: Fox News gave GOP presidential candidates $55 million in free advertising

watching pbs on National Parks and seeing how the party of NO

watching pbs on National Parks and seeing how the party of NO

What If We Treated Doctors The Way We Treat Teachers?

Report: Bush White House Violated Law By Using Gov't Resources To Support GOP in '06 Elections

Beyond the bullet

Rebuilding the 'Civility Caucus'

Canadian unions step up pressure for wage hikes

Where Liberals Go to Feel Good -- Chris Hedges

The United States of Shame

Rachael just said Michelle Bachman's response would be online, at the Tea Party Express site. So...

Rachael just said Michelle Bachman's response would be online, at the Tea Party Express site. So...

Texas Gov ask Republican voters to quit their state jobs

What, Exactly, Is The "Press?" What Is Our Freedom?

What, Exactly, Is The "Press?" What Is Our Freedom?

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! & a new Maru gif

Me: compulsive Facebook link sharer. Friend request: tea party evangelical HS acquaintanc. Worth it?

We will have the Repub response...

Cindy Sheehan continues to interest me.

NBC: U.S. can't link accused Army private to Assange

Rachel Maddow quote regarding Keith Olbermann

Trivia time! Who who's the only president to be worse than George Bush?

Ted Rall Toon "Dick's new Heart"

"I'm Republican. You're Democratic. Let's work together"

Congressmen are sleeping/living in the House of Representatives - thoughts?

Rupert Murdoch's arrogant empire must be reined in

Olbermann's 8 PM tweet: - first two tweets

Run up the score much?

Bernie Sanders on Social Security and Republican Paul Ryan's plan

From Keith

Let's simplify our lives: let's be honest.

In honor of Keith Olbermann's Tweet and the KOEB: The One in Which He Wore THE TIE

When unemployed means unemployable

In 1947 scientists created the Doomsday Clock. In 2011a Fascist Clock is

Keep an eye out for the change in right-wing rhetoric.

Keith says watch Craig Fergerson tonight

America is a nation of sheep

Combination Red Lobster/Olive Garden Restaurant to Save Depressed Community

Cenk rocks! Loved his interview with Skinner about DU!!!

LOL....Lieberman Retirement Party

Justice Department begins preliminary review of Seattle police

A Visual History of Koch Conservatism, from John Birch to Cato

Odd, Odd Case of Bobby Fischer

"States with the Smartest Kids"

KO tweet alert -- 8 pm -- @davidshuster

John McCain: Obama Has "Learned a Lot"

Here's a thought,

CNN Poll: Rudy or Sarah

CNN Poll: Rudy or Sarah

Texas Used Stimulus to Cover 97% of Its Deficit (Ultra GOP hypocrite)

Thomas Says He Erred on Disclosure

loving new show Harrietts law - reminds me of Boston Legal

Rahm's eligibility to be decided by Illinois Supreme Court

Police fear 'war on cops'

I will not watch, not tonight, not tomorrow, nor for the foreseeable future

Why must organizations I support use my info to blanket me with junk mail?

Long exposure photography- 45 examples

Long exposure photography- 45 examples

For those keeping scorecard, Biden was not picked to be a Jury today, was dismissed at noon

Movement underway to draft Olbermann for Senate (Lieberman's seat)

Peggy Noonan was SO helpful this morning on MJ! And you don't appreciate her!

I need a new ISP and want to switch from comcast

Senator Jim Alesi's broken leg lawsuit

Call the GA Governor on behalf of peaceful striking inmates

Olbermann gets his own Taiwanese CGI episode

What the Hell Happened to Keith Olbermann? (Robert Parry, ConsortiumNews.com)

Caption this truly brilliant piece of artwork, certain to rival Picasso or Van Gogh

Do a Google search on "Rick Santorum" and check out the top 3 results.....

**Rachel discussed Keith, Said:

The Term "Regressive"...

Today for the first time in years im leaving MSNBC Off

A most unexpected thing happened today at work. (The IT job situation is improving)

news is starting to seem surreal to me - thinking of Michael moore statement on Why are we such a

Incredible Michele Bachmann Speech Gets Every Historical Fact Wrong

IMF's Strauss-Kahn "bemoaned a large and growing chasm between rich and poor—especially within

Scheduling a c-section three weeks in advance?!

Toonmeister Mike Thompson offers up the interactive "Your Own Sarah Palin Fun Page"

Look out Pepsi and Coca Cola! Here comes Canna Cola, the medical pot soft drink!

"Renewed Push to Give Obama an Internet 'Kill Switch'."

Kick if you will subscribe to whatever news organization Keith Olbermann puts together

Alan Grayson: The Speech I'd Like To Hear

Comming soon to a theater near you...

Draft Jane Hamsher for Lieberman's seat!

A special photo contest from DemoTex - one photo, many questions.

Bachmann's Real Reason for Giving Alternative Response to SOTU

The United States of Shame - What is your state the worst at?

Tim Pawlenty, just another garden-variety Republican a**hole

He didn't go there... did he?

Tragic Workplace Death of an Undocumented Worker in NYC

$1.89 for tiny 16z box of sugar

Obama may get power to shut down Internet without court oversight

Raise taxes on those who make a million plus a year. Get out of the wars.

A pic from Keith, posted on Twitter 8 minutes ago:

Anyone use Credo Mobil phone service? If so is it competitive with ATT and Verizon? nm

AND....that's ALL Rachel had to say?????

***Jon Stewart on in 10 mins...8pm pst .. What will he say about Keith?***

Why doesn't Wikileaks just release their ''thermonuclear file''?

Government Admits Brig Commander Improperly Put Bradley Manning on Suicide Watch

The New Socialism - Autumn 2008 to now and forever

Obama: Reagan saw that 'we are all patriots'

The most cowardly act of a retiring politician

Ed Schultz: ''.... we're going to do the best we can, for the 'product', for the network'' - UPDATED

Bush White House improperly held political briefings, report says

Cenk Uygur's opening show on MSNBC.

An explanation of how SS checks increase (COLA calculated) and why it isn't some grand conspiracy.

Being in law enforcement is dangerous and the number of policemen attacked and some killed is

White House Backs Down On Social Security Cuts In State Of The Union

"I read the news today (oh boy)"

Colbert has claimed all Keith's power

Colbert has claimed all Keith's power

I just heard on Rachel Maddow's show

Police: SC woman kills dog because it chewed Bible

Attytood Will Bunch: The true meaning of Keith Olbermann (Went to HS with KO)

I'm glad Rahm can't run in Chicago. He'd carry out the Obama/Bush/Duncan education plan.

Is it necessary to demonize ALL Republicans?

Class Warfare and the Deregulation of Corporate Power in the United States

Feingold: ‘We Need To Regenerate Progressivism’ To Battle This ‘Gilded Age On Steroids’

President Obama won't reject Social Security cuts in his State of the Union address.

President Obama won't reject Social Security cuts in his State of the Union address.

Obama says NO to raising age on Social Security!

Barack Obama - Out of The Closet

Deadbeat’ parents caught in a debtor’s prison

Deadbeat’ parents caught in a debtor’s prison

who's grading those tests the billionaires are imposing on kids? low-level Target managers: $11/hr

Doing something useful.... being proactive.

Americathon: or Impoverished People Don't Give a Fig about Democracy or the Republic.

mentally ill or??

I've Been Missing for 6 months third try at Cure

Should Social Security be strengthened and saved...?

Only 47% of working age Americans have full time jobs

My Last Post For Awhile

Jared Loughner Has a Violence Problem, Not a Mental Health Problem

More troops lost to suicide by John Donnelly (1-24-11 post @ C.Q./Congress.org)

NBC: U.S. military officials admit they can't link accused Army private Manning to Julian Assange!

NBC: U.S. military officials admit they can't link accused Army private Manning to Julian Assange!

Principal bans camouflage in school

I'm sorry, but Cenk sucks. (MSNBC @ 6pm E)

The Boomers are being forced out of the labor market and stripped of

Florida's Allen West attacks Keith Ellison for his Muslim faith. Vows to work to defeat him.

People have posted here that Ron Paul is a racist, a sexist and a homophobe.

Lawrence says that if Obama doesn't address gun control tomorrow night...

The Teatea Macoute?

Michelle Bachmann is so dumb that ...

Florida legislator files bill to let teachers grade parents.

Have you ever heard a Lyrebird?

Susan beware of the devil!

You want me to do WHAT?!?!?!?... ... ... To WHOM?!?!?!?

Old Rolling Stones play a song by the young Rolling Stones, and do it pretty good...

AARRGGHH!!

I love playing public Scrabble on my iphone - I have 7 games running right now

Great achievements in medicine - 1/24/11

Thank God for central heat, indoor plumbing and

Talk of R Piehole not running again. Since Hendershot blew his wad, R Piehole has

Happy Birthday Apple Macintosh - 27 years young

Juxtaposed

Our third snow this winter; the world is about to end. We got a

Nothing like a Good (Awful) Disaster Movie at 1 AM

At the end of DOWNTON ABBEY, I hope they'll tell us what happened to the characters

Nostradamus, by Al Stewart

Check out this close call.

DU parents: What do you think of this?

It so cold (How cold is it?) ...

Florida town's redevelopment strategy -- Olive Garden!!

Favor Please? Dial 211 from your home phone

Lebanon's Druze leader says backs Hezbollah

Leaks show Palestinians giving much ground to Israel

help!

Monday evening music; Jimi Hendrix Experience, live in Stockholm, 1967...

Will you kids please stop doing that!?!

Another YouTube-related flavor

NATO plays host to one of world's worst dictators

Norwegian teen escapes pack of wolves with cell phone

Every once in a while, you get to see some royal asshole get EXACTLY what he deserves...

Just looked at the quarters in my pocket:

Kitty burps are adorable (Part II).

`We could ALL take a tip from prairie dogs. They're only so photogenic because THEY WORK AT IT!!!

One very wise man over 2000 years ago

Jessica Simpson's "ass prayer tweet" isn't half as funny as the responses from the Internets...

Question about emotion and corresponding movie genre ...

State of the Union Address Drinking Game

Bands that could have been bigger if they had a better name

Because the Matrix 2 and 3 didn't suck enough, now we have Matrix 4 & 5 coming soon

Where is the tawdry lips forum?

Anyone else believe as strongly as I do that this is what Jimi was actually SEEING most of the time?

Need some debt consolidation help if possible

California to Mid-Atlantic (and v/vs) transplants? (inspired by Pryderi's post)

Anyone else noticed a trend in mystery series where the sleuth ends up megarich? SPOILERS

Help. My email host got taken over by hotmail a few years ago. Now they are making

I see Neil Young's "Ragged Glory" as his last GREAT album. Agree? Disagree?

How far away did you run from where you were born?

Senators discuss streamlining confirmation process

How far away do you live from where you were born?

Olbermann Split Came After Years of Tension

Well, here's a weird story

MiddleFingerMom would hit it.

I LOVE cats because they're so athletic and graceful.

The well is poison

How do you deal with argumentative people who seem to disagree with everything you say?

Provided as a PSA by MiddleFingerMom -- "P.B.E." (Public Bathroom Etiquette):

job advice--- wwyd

When did John Cougar Mellancamp start looking like Della Reese?

Why did the chicken cross the road?

When you take so much away from a person and there is

Yemen president blasts succession claims

Palestinians Conceded Jerusalem Areas, Jazeera Says

Domodedovo blast: Explosion rocks Moscow's main airport

I just answered my (Mrs. V.'s) nephew's bogus forward-forward-forward about the ACLU and headstones

South Africa flood death toll rises as government declares 33 disaster zones

New Japanese fashion: LED lights for your teeth

Library protestors declare day of action

Afghan Report Revives Concerns About Scrutiny of Private Security Firms

DUers for GB Packers to win the Superbowl check-in thread

Hariri rejects working under Hezbollah-named PM

Razzie awards announced. Guess they don't like Twilight, SATC or M. Night

Egypt to face its first Tunisian-inspired protests

5,000 demobilized paramilitaries unaccounted for

Irish lawmakers wrangle over new date for election

Ex-Guantánamo inmates take on MI5 and MI6 over courtoom secrecy

Former U.S. diplomats to Obama: Support UN draft condemning Israeli settlements

Hezbollah-backed candidate set to lead Lebanon cabinet

Court rules that Rahm Emanuel not eligible to run for mayor of Chicago.

UPDATED: Chechens suspected in Moscow airport bombing -- death toll rises to 35, injures dozens more

Little Green Plastic Army Men

Need another YouTube-related favor

Tucson Shooting Hero to be honored at State of the Union (Daniel Hernandez)

UK: Protests over undercover police

Sarkozy targets commodities in G20 agenda

Cocoa prices jump as Ivory Coast weighs export ban

Thinks that you cannot do to your pet without getting a warning bite.

ADC: Plaintiff's Final Arguments in Ecuador Court Show 'Overwhelming' Proof of Chevron Contamination

Most Icelanders Back Completing EU Accession Talks, Poll Shows

S&P warns of more muni bond downgrades

Arizona GOPer: Roe v. Wade Contributed To Tucson Shootings

Bloomberg Pushes Stricter Gun Control Measures

Feingold: ‘We Need To Regenerate Progressivism’ To Battle This ‘Gilded Age On Steroids’

Update on Mrs. V. # 3

Halliburton doubles profits

Intel Signals Trend In Rising Use Of Cash, Says UBS

Any home brewers out there?

Parole is Sustained for Lori Berenson

This is neat

Does anyone here own an electric or gas-powered bicycle?

Tunisia army vows to uphold revolt, warns of vacuum

Peru joins Latin wave recognizing Palestine state (AFP)

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Monday, January 24, 2011

Report: Record $2.5 billion recovered from Medicare fraud cases

Trying to remember the name of a Costco wine

Mexico tights security ahead of Clinton's visit

Jared Loughner pleads not guilty to three Arizona charges

Film about anti-gay preacher who murders homosexuals sparks protests at Sundance festival

I finally got GPS... I don't know why it took me so long.

Private Finance Initiative: hospitals will bring taxpayers 60 years of pain

Mortgage Giants Leave Legal Bills to the Taxpayers

'Amazing' Australian floodwaters enter new towns

Doing computer upgrades for a friend. New (out of the box) hard drive catches fire

Duct tape. Is there anything... ANYTHING it can't do?

Director of Policy on Climate Will Leave, Her Goal Unmet

Authorities investigate new 'false positive' allegations

Gas Leak Closes 4 Columbus City Schools On Tuesday

Tunisian women fear Islamist return

Gross out picture of Alley's knee.. WARNING GRAPHIC BOO BOO PICTURE

Resurgent GM nips at Toyota's heels in sales race

What is it with the pockets (or lack of) on women's jeans these days?

Larry the Cable Guy coming to history channel

Ireland's finance minister secures deal to pass austerity bill

Researchers find smoking gun of world's biggest extinction

Greece to seek damages from Siemens over bribery claims

Suspect pleads not guilty in deadly Ariz. shooting

Clinton Voices U.S. Support of Mexico in Trip

Blocking "rogue gene" may stop cancer spread-study

'Skins' loses two more advertisers

Court Rules Company Retaliated By Firing Fiance.

Miami exile takes stand in Posada-Carriles trial

Postal Service Eyes Closing Thousands of Post Offices

U.S. Marshals agent, two police officers shot in St. Petersburg

McDonald’s to hike prices as commodity costs rise

Union membership falls in California and nationally

Health-care law: Arizona tries new approach to get by federal Medicaid rules

Blast hits Domodedovo airport in Moscow,23 dead, 100+ injured

Bush White House improperly held political briefings, report says (violated Hatch Act)

Alabama law firm to Taco Bell: That's not beef

Majority of russians want Lenin buried in poll

Police fear 'war on cops'

NBC: U.S. can't link accused Army private to Assange Military also denies allegations that Bradley M

NY mayor urges Obama guns crackdown

Court: Rahm Emanuel Can't Run For Mayor, Not Chicago Resident

Food Makers Devise Own Label Plan

/UFO Disclosure | Canada Admits - America is keeping Alien Technology Secret from the Public. Please

Deadly blast rocks Moscow's busy Domodedovo airport

Thom Hartmann: Conversations with Great Minds with Professor Harvey Kaye, Pt 1

Thom Hartmann: Conversations with Great Minds with Professor Harvey Kaye, Pt. 2

Stochastic Terrorism?

Comcast Sealed The Deal For FCC Merger Approval By Wooing Rep. Jim Clyburn's Daughter

"Watch How Fast Maddow & All The Rest Of Them Dial It Back Now That Olbermann's Been Fired!"

Thom Hartmann: Muslim Americans have constitutional rights too

Young Turks: Big Government Abortion Law In Kansas?

Kevin Smith protests the protesters at his Red State Sundance premiere

Ed Schultz: Where is the GOP's Job Plan?

No One to Blame for Arizona Shooting?

It's Not Raining, We're Getting Peed On

Americans for Prosperity leader threatens professor on television

TDPS: Republicans discovering new ways to waste time on the House floor

Hamsher interview by Ratigan on Bradley Manning abuse

CrossTalk Debate - Is American Exceptionalism a Myth?

Jay Greene on Making Schools Better

Date of the Union

Janet Huckabee ARGUES With Arkansas State Trooper After Traffic Accident

Q&A with Christopher Hitchens, Jan 23, 2011

High School Senior "Comes Out" in Assembly

Rick Perry Wants To Force Abortion Patients To View Sonogram

Incredible Michele Bachmann Speech Gets Every Historical Fact Wrong

Young Turks: Cenk on Glenn Beck's Jewish Problem

Majority Report: Keith Olbermann, the Man Who Built MSNBC

Sam Seder: Raiding Social Security for giveaways to millionaires? 08/17/10

MRN: Senator Keith Olbermann: Worst Idea In The World?

subliminal messages - GOP pres. cand. Pawlenty's amazing "Courage to Stand"

WHAT HAPPENED TO THE ANTIWAR MOVEMENT?

Social Security Threatened by Obama Administration and Republicans -- (SS Crisis Made Up)

Will Republicans Support 'Roadmap' to Privatize Social Security?

Shoot Them in The Head Video Poster Answers Glenn Beck

Rachel Maddow Talks About Keith Olbermann's Departure

Oil Spill Commission Final Report: Catfish Responds

The Truth About Net Neutrality

Converting mil/industrial to green tech

"Treasury's toxic asset funds gain 27 percent" (TARP)

According to this story Kieth O had two more years left on his contract with MSNBC

Who is broadcasting Michelle Bachman and why?

Just thought I would pop in and see how things are going on DU

"The West Wing, Season II"

Cannot blame Obama for this!

Obama changes conversation on deficit with call for new investment

Should we create a WEAKLING INDEX?

(R)asmussen Obama Approval: 52% approve, 47% disapprove

Poll: Palin Would Make Texas A Swing State

When will rethugs 'pivot'?

Senate Dems Ask Cantor: Will Seniors Owe The U.S. $250?

Big Ed: Nothing is going to change

Holy Cow! - Even Rasmussen has Obama up by 5 points.

"Turbulence Ahead" (on the economy, Joseph Stiglitz offers caution and optimism)

Mourn a Monday's mountain with a song: please come CAPTION Head Wreck!!!!

Why is the NYT article proof that Obama won't cut SS?

Here's a big Shout-out for President Obama on his SOTU!

Evan Bayh walks through the revolving door

they've thrown the kitchen sink at the president...Obama's approval rating is still 50%-and climbing

How many republicans will scream out at the President during the SOTU? I look for the

Need a lift, watch this: JFK's inaugural address

Halfway to the CFPB: An AFR Progress Report

White House Insider Debunks “Obama’s Moving to the Center” Meme

Without Obama, We Lost So Much More Than an Election

Randy Rhodes: All the MSNBC top Executives resigned last Friday

Rahm kicked off the ballot by the courts

“What he wants,” says one of his friends, “is to be Barack Obama again.”

Economists forecast U.S. growth on upswing in 2011

It's not about Obama. It's about whether we will stay with a discredited approach

SOTU theme: 'How We Win the Future'

Now that Obama is not going to cut SS what responses will we see from commentators?

Stephen Moore: GOP ‘Hypocritical’ For Taking Gov’t Health Care

"Obama's speech may seek to redefine the "center"

Hiring Simpson and Bowles to help Working Americans

Obama the sell out - NOT

(Energy Adviser) "Carol Browner to leave White House"

Secretary Ray Mabus: Moving the Navy and Marine Corps Off Fossil Fuels

Obama set to back down on Social Security Cuts that he never Announced...n/t

Senate Dems Throw In the Towel

"You've Never Seen a State of the Union Address Like This Before"

Inside the first lady’s State of the Union box

Obama announces broad new support for military families

Rahm lost a court battle and is off the ballot for Chicago mayor!

Obama allowed a Chinese propagand song to be played at the White House is the next outrage

Stop Job Off-Shoring Deal With Korea

"Senate rules reform won't happen"

No MSNBC for me !!!

Coming Together As One American Family

Protest sign of the day. Bound to screw with Freeper heads

Is "Operation Palin" a good idea for those on the left, or not?

CNN Poll: Obama at 55%

Dept. of Energy backs advanced biofuels plant to create 700 jobs, tripple domestic production

Yes, I'm going to give credit to someone else, but not to the progressives

Hardball: Discussing Glen Beck's paranoia that the left will have to shoot him in the forehead.

White House Says Chinese Folk Song Played During State Dinner Was Not An Insult; Experts Divided

How did Morning Joe become so popular?

I see tweety is still holding two time slots

Washington Post: Obama won't endorse raising retirement age or reducing Social Security benefits

67 Percent Of Tea Partiers Would Rather Raise Taxes Than Raise The Social Security Retirement Age

Independents return to Barack Obama

Obama Met With Former Bush Strategist Matthew Dowd

The Republicans' platform is to cut the deficit but we can outdo them

Republicans to Propose Higher Taxe Rates On Middle Class Than On Millionaires

Boycott Mnsbc's coverage of the SOTU address? Let them compare their previous #s when

Continued use of "Obamacare" clearly DEMONSTRATES a Fox News' bias.

Less than two years out of bankruptcy, Government Motors has a shot to reclaim world sales title..

Financial Crisis Commission Finds Cause For Prosecution Of Wall Street

Cenk is an idiot

So far tonight, MSNBC seems slow, lethargic and boring

Sanders: "I applaud the president for standing up for Social Security."

Alright, you've got a 20 minute meeting with Obama, one on one

"...political commentary’s long, sad descent..."

Is American Higher Ed Screwed? Conservatives Try to Privatize College As Tuition Soars

Secret papers reveal slow death of Middle East peace process

Vietnam Veterans of America Founder Bobby Muller Speaks Out Against Air Force Academy Speaker

The Longest War: A final summary of the horrible Bush record

The Commons Moment is Now

Obama's State of the Union to Honor 'Sitting Bull'

Taking Mom And Pop To The Cleaners: How The Small Business Lobby Hurts Small Business

Chris Hedges: Where Liberals Go to Feel Good

Republicans’ 2010 election triumph will fuel civilization’s demise, Chomsky says

Keith Olbermann Leaves MSNBC (A Few Great Moments Against Dominonism)

Truth and reconciliation needed

Tibetan Monks take over Museum - NYC

What Obama wanted - and would have accomplished - if not for the filibuster

The well is poison

The rhetoric of fear feeds terror

Is Egypt About To Have a Facebook Revolution?

Build a Bigger House - Increasing the size of the House of Representatives

Guardian UK: Britain must learn to decline gracefully

Bush White House improperly held political briefings, report says

KCStar: NBC blew it letting Olbermann walk

The REAL Reason Rahm Was Booted From Chicago Mayoral Race

The War on Public Workers by Steve Breyman

US Sociologist rec'd death threats after Beck criticism

Modern-day slaves' story repeats daily in plain sight

Will he say this?

Taking Mom And Pop To The Cleaners: How The Small Business Lobby Hurts Small Business

Dancing for Corporate Dollars: PBS "News"Hour's Ifill (and friend) parrot more GOP Disinformation.

Obama Out Of The Closet

Utah's $1.5 billion cyber-security center under way

U.S. Treasury Secretary Admits U.S. Default is Imminent

Net Oil Import Trends in USA and Chindia

Drumbeat from the weekend and today...

1996 - 2010 - Bark Beetles Take Out 4 Million Acres Of WY, CO Forests - 400K Just Last Year

Clenbuterol - Toxic Additive & Sports Drug - Latest Adulterant In Chinese Pork Supply - NYT

UK fish threatened by global warming to be moved north

BBC - "Inland Sea" Of Floodwater Moving South Through Victoria

Chris Mooney: Will the State of the Union Address the State of the Planet?

In Karakorum Range, Glaciers Holding Their Own, Despite General Himalayan Retreat - Science News

ER-2 lifts off with MABEL - NASA

Energy Star, Organic Certification, High-Speed Rail - So Many GOP Funding Cuts, So Little Time

Revkin to Obama: Use State of the Union Address to Create a Year-Long National Energy Conversation

Abandoned Uranium Mines: An "Overwhelming Problem" in the Navajo Nation

Industrial Grade "Cold Fusion" Device Ready To Manufacture?

Rare whale tracked leaving Bering Sea for Gulf of Alaska

Good news: Endangered Bird Hatches on U.S. Soil for First Time in Recorded History

U. Calgary Scientists Unearth "Smoking Gun" Of Permian Extinction - Coal Ash - Phys.org

Driving Straight Into Catastrophe

The colourful tailings ponds from the uranium processing plant.

Environmental Defense Fund - Green Power: the Basics

We all hate imperialism, right?

Nuclear and coal, coal and nuclear - two sides of the same coin 2

Suspect pleads not guilty in deadly Ariz. shooting

Let's see who here knows this correct answer to this question.....

Three officers wounded while serving warrant at Florida home. CNN saying two are dead.

This one makes me laugh

I see another bright red sky tonight....

WPost: Va. data show drop in criminal firepower during assault gun ban

My thoughts on common sense and reasonable and H.R. 308.

"Gunpowder Kurt" is in trouble

Officer Deaths by Year

Wonder if the NRA defense fund will defend this idiot? Or people here?

Tucson: Gun rights debate: It’s hard to kill a bad guy. Just ask a cop

5,000 demobilized paramilitaries unaccounted for

Emiliano Salinas - Se Buscan Ghandis

Venezuelan Government implements program to guarantee food product sales at regulated prices

Chavez government sells cheap fish products to the masses

Supreme Court to revise 3 parapolitics cases

Venezuelans Tortured by Posada Carriles Collect Evidence

Colombia stepping up anti-drug training of Mexico's army, police

The Venezuelan who 'knew too much'

Uruguay's unique problem --- unemployment is too LOW

Peru joins Latin wave recognizing Palestine state (AFP)

Miami exile takes stand in Posada-Carriles trial

Guatemala massacre suspect faces charges in Calif

Human Rights Watch asks to meet with VP Garzon

Authorities investigate new 'false positive' allegations

Plaintiff's Final Arguments in Ecuador Court Show 'Overwhelming' Proof of Chevron Contamination

Reflections of Fidel : Now is the time to do something

Actually there were two errrr---rapists on the field last night....

I'd like to give a big hardy welcome to the annual Bandwagoneers here in the sports forum.

This really sucks! Roger Staubach could be presenting the Lombardi Trophy to the Steelers.

Jay Cutler's knee looks fine in this photo

I'm rooting for the Packers on political grounds.

The JR Chess Report (January 23): Wijk after Eight Rounds

Coming out begins at home: Awesome ad from Israeli group

Panel approves first step to same-sex marriage vote

Last week I discovered Derek and Romaine, and this is a great talk show.

Schwarzenegger's Mom Sought Gay Cure

Robert Gibbs Nearly Ends Press Conference Over Obama's Position On Marriage

World Net Daily: Gay Parents Are Going To Abort Their Straight Babies!

This passes as 'news' on CNN.com: "[Rev.] Joel Osteen: Homosexuality is a sin."

High School Senior Comes Out At Assembly

High Schoolers Terrorize Gay Neighborhood

NFL, NBA, and MLB - Competitive Balance

Wyoming House Passes Anti-Marriage Bill (Holds back government intrusion in tradition and culture)

O'Donnell calling for proof

Palestine papers are distortion of truth, say Palestinian officials

Palestinian Protesters attack Al Jezeera office in Ramallah

Hezbollah to Nominate Billionaire Najib Mikati as Lebanese Prime Minister

Abbas: Concessions in Palestine papers came from Israel, not us

Former U.S. diplomats to Obama: Support UN draft condemning Israeli settlements

Hariri supporters: Hezbollah is carrying out an Iran-backed coup of Lebanon

Palestinians Conceded Jerusalem Areas, Jazeera Says

Condoleezza Rice: send Palestinian refugees to South America

Former U.S. diplomats to Obama: Support UN draft condemning Israeli settlements

Here are some interesting Biblical quotes

NASA image - super massive black hole - check it out.

Wyoming Senate wants 5th graders to learn gun safety

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