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Archives: January 31, 2011

Should Joe the Plumber switch to carpentry and help Mubarak construct a new cabinet?

BBC Photos

Tunisia, Egypt, Gabon, Jordan.... which nation has the best chance?

who unrecced this post?? why would anyone unrec this post!?? how do you spell "unrecced" anyway?!

who unrecced this post?? why would anyone unrec this post!?? how do you spell "unrecced" anyway?!

Minneapolis Assange letter posted at firedoglake.com Will be given to UK embassy

The Telegraph UK: "What Is Happening In Egypt Is Not Our Business"

Response Delayed in Tucson Shooting - 1 Fire Company Private with Shareholders

Response Delayed in Tucson Shooting - 1 Fire Company Private with Shareholders

Zahi Hawass faxing a blog update to a colleague in Italy

MA healthcare study: higher provider prices correlate w/ market leverage, not utilization or quality

'Mega protest' planned in Egypt

Regional divisions threaten to break Belgium apart

Veterans groups blast proposed tea party cuts

Solar-powered glass roads the way of the future? (W/video)

Amazing picture from Egypt... protester kisses riot police officer

Julian Assange is gorgeous.

Egypt: Prelude to the present events (from 2010)

Egypt: Prelude to the present events (from 2010)

OK who will be Morning Joe Scum's ReTHUG spinner

Egypt Protesters Camp Out, Mubarak Turns to Army

China’s property bubble reaches explosive levels (Beijing property = US GDP)

Mahmood Wagdy named new Egyptian Interior Minister

Pepe Escobar : Rage, rage against counter-revolution

Afghan bank’s losses could reach $900m

ElBaradei, Muslim Brotherhood Offer Political Path Out of Egyptian Confrontation

ElBaradei, Muslim Brotherhood Offer Political Path Out of Egyptian Confrontation

Bankers lay down the law at Davos

Bankers lay down the law at Davos

6 AJE reporters arrested in Tahrir Square...

6 AJE reporters arrested in Tahrir Square...

Lost Seal Pups Found 350 Miles From Home

F-35 joint strike fighter started with recipe for trouble

Robert Fisk: Egypt: Death Throes of a Dictatorship

A Principal Responds to Bloomberg Attack on Teacher Seniority

I just love when the American Press questions the ethics of non-American Press outlets...

Live news out of Egypt

Michele Bachmann Proposes ‘Don’t Add, Don’t Spell’

USAF Spice Cadets tossed out.

Policeman dies in Pakistan attack

Man on Dog!

Afghanistan: Funding both sides

Man arrested with explosives at Michigan mosque

The United States Air Force Needs A Dictionary

Busted: Fed(eral) scientists dispute Marine Corps booklet

State of Hawaii is paying the NFL $4million to keep Pro Bowl there

Dr. Zahi Hawass' blog: items damaged by museum intruders restorable; only giftshop was looted(!)

Bill O'Reilly's video response to people questioning his previous comments on tides.

Bill O'Reilly's video response to people questioning his previous comments on tides.

Startup America Partnership

Self-deleted by member

How long has David Frost had a show on Al Jazeera?

Anti-Immigration Militia Member Accused of Killing Man, 9-year-old Girl

War wounded: Father, son suffer brain injuries

Calif lawmaker would bar firings for medipot use

Democrats Force Votes With Eye on Campaigns

Doctoral student Emily Ekins conducts study to clarify Tea Party misconceptions

Oklahoma bill would mandate educators question evolution in classes

USAF Spice Cadets tossed out.

Toon "Should've said that back in 1999"

Food staples starting to run out in Egypt

Jobs: What does it cost to add a worker? $57,967.88

A quick look at Mohamed El Baradei

[b]Rallying Against The Koch Agenda, Van Jones Warns of "Excessive

An OPEN LETTER to President Barack Obama

Inspired by North Africa and the Middle East, Guantánamo Prisoners Stage Non-Violent Protests

When Bush Caved to Egypt

The Tea Party Rejects Richard Lugar: Too “Liberal” For Their Tastes

Fake Obama in KFC China Commercial For Fish Sandwiches

RT @JesperHolland: @hysharara AJE: BREAKING! FORCES BUILDING CONCRETE WALL AROUND TAHRIR SQUARE!

My 30,000th post.

Mule Mobil

Boeing/Narus Helps Egyptian Dictatorship Fight Pro-Democracy Movement

If you were homeless and won a super bowl trip would you go?

If you were homeless and won a super bowl trip would you go?

Alaska's Don Young the last of a breed on Capitol Hill

Mark your calendars

Mubarak, Little Big Man

The "Last Suppers" Project

Great site: weather and current time in Cairo at a glance

There is nothing sadder than a website viewed by millions that has these links displayed prominently

Credit card rates at record highs near 15%

delete junk, thanks

Preserving a symbol of evil

Another "Whitewash" for Wall Street

If Mubarak has been a repressive dictator for about 30 years, why in the world would Egyptian

If Mubarak has been a repressive dictator for about 30 years, why in the world would Egyptian

In case anyone cares.. Palin uses Don't retreat Reload again in speech

Project: Crowdsourced Cookbook, Comfort Food Edition (good for snowbound, hungry people)

please review my next editorial..on the back of Bachmann's vet support - Blue/Brown Water vet care

Mounting evidence suggests that human brain development may be affected by phthalate exposure

Children and Deficits: Cause and Effect

"Breaking Wind" may become a crime in Malawi

Income Inequality In The U.S. Is Worse Than In Egypt

23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism: Item #1 -- There's No Such Thing As A Free Market

When Political Money is Too Hard to Track, Follow the Lobbyists

Protests Persist as New Cabinet Is Seated

Billions to Egypt corporate socialism for Lockheed, Boeing, GE

Billions to Egypt corporate socialism for Lockheed, Boeing, GE

Barbara Starr just said on CNN U.S. troops are prepared to move into Egypt if needed.

Strong Car, Chip Exports Cause Rise in South Korea Output

Strong Car, Chip Exports Cause Rise in South Korea Output

The Four Excellent Environmental Films That Got Oscar Nods

What Corruption and Force Have Wrought in Egypt - Chris Hedges

Ikhwanweb :: The Muslim Brotherhood Official English Website

The Pseudo-State of the Pretend Union

Actors voice support for Screen Actor's Guild

Mega Protest' Planned in Egypt

Egyptian millionaires fleeing

Health Care Bill lies

Egypt: Breaking News Sources (Collection)

When do the first republican challengers to Obama announce their "exploratory committees?"

Derf's latest: New American Civil War?

Atlas Shrugged, eyed nearest exit

California wingnut arrested outside Michigan mosque w/ explosives: Just another "isolated incident"

It really saddens me to see Al Jazeera's reporting from Egypt

Great picture from Chicago

Watchdog Groups Appeal State Department’s Refusal to Disclose Communications with Oil Lobbyist

Leading Egyptian Feminist: "Women and Girls Are, Beside the Boys, Are in the Streets"

Inside the White House-Egypt experts meeting - Laura Rozen

Taking the filibuster to court

Interesting comments re: USA's response to Egypt --

Interesting comments re: USA's response to Egypt --

Fox News reveal their knowledge of the Middle East

Where's the Protest at Home?

The Rude Pundit - Regarding Egypt:The Devil You Know Is Still the Devil

The Rude Pundit - Regarding Egypt:The Devil You Know Is Still the Devil

'Anxious' Israel backs Egypt regime

Alleged Mosque Plotter Had Long History Of Crime, Mental Illness

A Chicken Chain’s Corporate Ethos Is Questioned by Gay Rights Advocates

Guantánamo Art

Did 60 MInutes edit Assange's interview in a deceptive way?

Huckabee becomes 2nd GOP hopeful to meet with Netanyahu

Numbers matter

How to Foil a Nationwide Internet Shutdown

New flavors of Rec.

I think there is ZERO chance of Egypt becoming a fundamentalist Islamic theocracy

Teach a man a fact and he’s smart for a day.

What happens when WE are the Illegal Immigrants?

Electronic Frontier Foundation Uncovers Sweeping FBI Abuses

Truck Show Fans Towed After Paying To Park

A winter weather warning.

A winter weather warning.

Murdoch Facing Crisis On Two Continents

Who the heck are these KOCH brothers

After Lobbying To Kill The Stimulus, Koch Meeting Attendees Guarded By Police Saved By Stimulus

Bush: Democracy Is On The March

Questions Raised About U.S. Firm's Role in Egypt Internet Crackdown

Torturers, Jailers, Spies Lead Egypt’s ‘New’ Government

Brent Crude Oil hits $100 per barrel (for first time since 2008).

Guns... not the answer to EVERY problem

Elliot Abrams doesn't have time to advise Obama on Egypt

Unrest in North Africa and Middle East may spread to Syria

Will ANY Democratic Legislation pass Congress in the next two years?

Wall Street Titan Ken Langone, GOP Presidential Candidate Herman Cain At Koch Brothers Meeting

***Gibbs Press Conference now.

Bill Richardson throws his support to El Baradei

Egypt update: This could be a turning point

Jobs are back! But the pay stinks

Suspect in Dearborn mosque plot had threatened Bush, records show

Gaza. .Heavy exchange of fire between Bedouin clans and riot police

Gaza. .Heavy exchange of fire between Bedouin clans and riot police

GOP intros bills to "Pay China First" before Soc. Sec. recipients

Despite China's Might, US Factories No. 1

Israel Shaken as Turbulence Rocks an Ally

Connecting the Dots: Food and Fossil Fuels

Egyptian airforce/army split?

Israel urges world to curb criticism of Egypt's Mubarak

Egyptian Army Says It Will Not Fire on Protesters

Confused about all the protests? Here is everything you need to know.

We know about the seriousness of the situation in Egypt

This deployment is not about beefing up the U.S. forces in the MFO

The unknown helper in development: the case of Singapore

Court won’t hold ‘Don’t ask, don’t tell’ lawsuit

Joe Barton's response to SOTU (Per my paper)

Ahmed Suwei to go talk wih Mubarak, not confirmed yet, per al Jazeera

REUTERS: Israel shocked by Obama's "betrayal" of Mubarak

Change.org petition: "Egyptian activists asking for your help"

Seeing red, PAC is down on Scott Brown Donor wants its green back

Rebooting the American Dream, by Hartmann Free to Read

Israel Allows 800 Egyptian Troops into the Sinai

Israel is concerned, the House of Saud is probably terrified

ok a strategic look at the world and the ME and what is going on here and now

Al -Jazeera: "It's the only channel that gives you the real news"

'China syndrome' means country faces dangerous property bubble

A wonderful illustration of the problem with corporate personhood:

Al-Jazeera journalists freed at behest of US State Dept

there are somewhere between 2-6 million people who consider themselves

Global unemployment has reached dangerous levels, ILO report shows

Eulogy on the Dog - from closing arguments in an 1870 civil suit about the death of a mans dog

"Walk like an Egyptian"

Egypt's new VP says Mubarak asked him to begin

Janet Reno-Era Policy Kept Loughner Off FBI List

Sorry Folks....This Egypt Crisis Comes at a BAD TIME for.....

Ronald Reagan at 100: The Darker Legacy

Low-wage jobs dominated hiring so far in job market recovery

Mubarak took power in 1981. Reagan, 1980. Thirty years. The tipping point for massive change.

Durbin, Grassley say GAO report highlights need for major reform of the H-1B visa program

Iran summons American woman to return for spying trial

Happy ending for dog rescued from ice floe

Americans don't believe in democracy anymore.

John Boehner disses Obama's golf game on Fox News

Somali soldier 'accidentally' kills at least 17 civilians

Sarah Palin's crosshairs map: Right-wingers point to maps made by Democrats

ONLY IN AMERICA!

Bill would impose fines on cyclists who talk on phone while biking

Link to petition by United Farm Workers-Texas students petitioning to reinstate holiday

Happy Days Are Here Again - as Long as You Ignore the Jobs Crisis

Farewell to Modernity in the New Age of Surveillance

Krugman on core inflation (flexible vs sticky prices)

Americans are spoiled- explains why so little political action

two days ago I said the military would be used

Egyptian "Regime Change"....this is the way it is SUPPOSED to happen in many

A question and observation about tax code, "Does" vs "Can" (semi-legal)

Did Egypt's Army just throw Mubarek under the bus?

If Affordable Care Act had a Public Option, the constitutional question would be irrelevant.

Republicans accused of ignoring economy

Republicans accused of ignoring economy

Tea party candidate: Tea Party 'Wouldn't Exist Today If Republicans Hadn't Failed Under

Egyptian govt TV changes course, now showing much more of protests - Al Jazeera

S.F. dispute over cell phone ends in slaying

Report warns of Iran nuke disaster

Report warns of Iran nuke disaster

Faux News Crawl - New concern Obama will be known as President who lost Egypt

Egypt's K Street Connections

The House GOP's Plan to Redefine Rape

What does President Obama, Bill Ayers and the Muslim brotherhood have in common???

"US Too Broke To Keep Searching For "Most Coveted Particle in Physics"

Please consider K&Ring this post:

Open Source Democracy: Send a Valentine for Net Neutrality!

Our Industrial Policy Needs to Do More than Arm Dictators

Medicare for ALL!

Underground world hints at China's coming crisis

Last DSL (Noor) in Egypt and cell phones going down

We Are Once Again Deluged by Ignorance and Insulted by the Least Able Among Us

"Obama is not the president I voted for"

The id based brilliance of Tracy Morgan

Can someone tell me if this news is correct: Mubarak has left and El Baradei is leading?

Vinson's math - part of the healthcare ruling today

When Public Employees Were Under Attack, Rev. King Stood With the Workers

Debts Should Be Honored, Except When the Money Is Owed to Working People - Dean Baker

A repeat performance... just because she's trying to weasel out of it... Bachmann's plan

For Egypt the question is not why now? The question is what took so long?

White House prepares for life after Mubarak

Wikipedia contributions heavily skewed to one gender: 85% vs 15%

A Cross of Rubber -- Krugman

20 of the Most Loathsome People in America

Not beggars, but don't want to be thieves

Saudi Arabia: Netizens Support Egyptians in their Uprising

Suleiman to begin dialogue, per Al Jazeera

Protest’s Old Guard Falls In Behind Young (Around ElBaradei; Adopted "Hug A Soldier" Strategy)

Protest’s Old Guard Falls In Behind Young (Around ElBaradei; Adopted "Hug A Soldier" Strategy)

I just discovered a site I think a lot of you will appreciate

Provocative OpEd - A call to protest ignites call to arms (sorry if dupe)

Palin aide says Palin said "Don't Retreat, Reload" this weekend

The Little-Known Story of How a Financial Crash that Began on Wall Street is Setting the Middle East

House Dem: Liberal groups need to back off for party to win in 2012

“I Could Tell You but Then You Would Have to Be Destroyed by Me,”

FEMA Issues Midwest Storm Warning

' PAY CHINA FIRST ' -- Republicans' Wild Plan To AVOID U.S. Debt Default

I can't believe there are so many experienced gun enthusiasts on DU (myself included)...

Saudi Arabia: Netizens Support Egyptians in their Uprising

In 1798 John Adams signed a bill mandating the purchase of health insurance.

Worker burnout warnings spread across World Economic Forum

Torturers, Jailers, Spies Lead Egypt’s ‘New’ Government * By Spencer Ackerman

You Must Watch the Empire Bowl

I Repeat: Cowboy Diplomacy Is Over

Ronald Reagan at 100: The Darker Legacy

***General Clark will appear on MSNBC today! Monday, 1/31/11 @ 6:00 PM EST | 5:00 PM CST

NSA?

Judge who overturned Obama health law lets it stay in effect during appeal, which could take 2 years

Judge who overturned Obama health law lets it stay in effect during appeal, which could take 2 years

One-Track Minds On The Wrong Track

Fox and History Channel to merge---it'll be all Hitler, all the time!

Big Storm, Heavy Snow Expected in Midwest...

Rumsfeld to receive ‘Defender of the Constitution Award’ at CPAC

Israel urges world to curb criticism of Egypt's Mubarak - Haaretz/Israel

A needed respite - winter cartoons!

ARC tunnel's latest casualty Port Authority paid $95.5 million for lease days before Crispy Christie

President John Adams signed a bill for government healthcare w/mandatory tax

A few Tweets from Al Jazerra -

Found another product that is really sneakily smaller! Scott

Singaporeans ‘rent’ partners for Chinese New Year

From Nasser to Mubarak

Danziger TOON: What Does this all Mean?

US announces record deportations

Bachmann's Tea Party address gets 'Saturday Night Live' treatment

So if forced health care purchasing is unconstitutional, what about Romneycare in Mass.?

AP = All Propaganda

On Al Jazeera, they talked wiht an actifist just now

what if...?

Huge ISPs want per-GB payments from Netflix, YouTube

Palin: Media Boycott Will Keep Me From Being 'Blamed' For Egypt Uprising

Why is unemployment high?

NASA satellite - Major Winter Storm Takes Aim at Central U.S.

Senators vow to strip Obama climate power

Rise of the Machines

Rise of the Machines

A few days ago maybe a week or two it was posted here the advertisers on the rush limbaugh show

Maine: Bill seeks to let one-armed people use switchblades

Jeremy Scahill: Washington's Sudden Embrace of Al Jazeera Won't Erase Past US Crimes Against Network

Jeremy Scahill: Washington's Sudden Embrace of Al Jazeera Won't Erase Past US Crimes Against Network

LA Times OP-ED: A call to protest ignites a call to arms

Fresh cilantro recalled for potential salmonella threat

Butt Dial: Wife Mistakes Husband's Garbled Call for School Shooting

Fareed Zakaria just gave a great, capsule commentary on the situation in Egypt.

People in the path of the storm

DNA collection from arrestees starts Tuesday in North Carolina

Low-wage job growth seen as hurdle to recovery

Tourture Guy....Nobel Peace Prize Guy.

Reason # 2,439,329 of why watching Fox News makes you STUPID

Threat of snow in Kansas, grocery stores are packed.....what is the deal.....

UFCW opposes Wal-Mart takeover of South African retailer

The pilot that died in this crash had been flying helicopters since the Viet Nam war.

Ga. Lawmaker Proposes Doing Away With Driver's Licenses

The Angel of Texas Rescues 'Unreachable' Dogs

Damn!1 Dan RATHER was just BRILLIANT on Piers about Egypt!1

100 sled dogs slaughtered in Whistler when tourism slumped: Report

Huntsman stabs the President in the back, will Obama learn not to trust these fucks now?

Shopping list leads to arrest (be careful what you buy....)

Shopping list leads to arrest (be careful what you buy....)

NYTimes Fuels War Against The Middle Class

NYTimes Fuels War Against The Middle Class

U.S. Soccer Men's National Team Match against Egypt Canceled

Mubarak really gets it! Not. Mubarak’s new deputy linked to CIA rendition program

EFF Uncovers Widespread FBI Intelligence Violations (FOIA Docs)

Rachel I love you for doing this backgrounder on Egypt

Who would have thunk that DemoTex would find a lookout and fire in Georgia - simultaneously?

It may be that Wikileaks exposes the hypocrisy of governments period putting all authorities in

It may be that Wikileaks exposes the hypocrisy of governments period putting all authorities in

Does it embarrass anybody else when our dignitaries "Tweet" foreign policy?

The Rude Pundit has a book coming out (video)

Has the mscm created an Egyptian "Neda" yet, or does that require Twitter?

Has the mscm created an Egyptian "Neda" yet, or does that require Twitter?

There is speculation that Meg Whitman may run for US Senate

We're trying to slow walk the revolution so we can steal it from them.

NO Coincidence: Judge Vinson Gives Health Care The Bush v. Gore Treatment

"Decider Points"...Junior Defends The Patriot Act and 'Enhanced Interrogations'

Support and Help US peace Activists being targeted by FBI and AG. National Call in DAy 2/1

Andy Borowitz tweet - "Sphinx to #Mubarak: It's Time to Leave, Douchebag"

What Uprising? China Censors News from Egypt

Oh crap. Here we go. Federal judge in Florida has struck down key parts of healthcare reform bill

Irony Overload Bonus from Hillary Clinton

a historic partnership with business leaders, investors, universities, foundations, and non-profits"

The Thorny Path to a National Black Museum

U.S. urges Egypt's Mubarak do more; envoy in Cairo

Introducing Radio Series: “Building a Powerful Left in the United States”

Executive Order -- The President's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness, EO 13501 revoked

Tomorrow starts a Palin free month..

NEW PODCAST: Republicans support date rape and more.

Hey there...will the 29% here that do not support the Teabaggers' mantra please check in?

Yipping and yapping and smoking and drinking and crying...

I am not a liberal, but I like the way Congressman Weiner talks.

Judicial Activism and the Affordable Care Act

Dozens of police break up brawl at NC church

Brokaw Speaks Out On Olbermann Exit: MSNBC is "much bigger than one player"...

Post here if a one foot snowfall is routine in your area:

“Immigration officer fired after putting wife on list of terrorists to stop her flying home” UK

Funny photo from Egypt

Poetry As Protest

Anderson is live in Cairo?!1 Who else - COURIC, Brian?!1 n/t

Beck going down, viewer/listenership slipping dramatically:

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

Egypt "Time will tell" Thread #5 (1-31-11)

Psychologists for Social Responsibility (PsySR) Statement on Egypt

KO on Letterman for an instant...

From the, Really I would never have guessed files: Chronic stress seems linked to achievement gap

Ok the revolution is extending to the media

Take a bow-wow: dogs fight bowel cancer

Take a bow-wow: dogs fight bowel cancer

"Washington's Sudden Embrace of Al Jazeera Won't Erase Past US Crimes Against the Network"

Man faces felony charges for suspicious shopping

One of last surviving vessels from Normandy landings sinks en route to restoration

Last Available IPv4 Blocks Allocated

"the people and the army are one"

Capt Honors' lawyer says the raunch video producer will not leave the Navy

Capt Honors' lawyer says the raunch video producer will not leave the Navy

Glen Beck at his best on right now! Absolutely, unbelievable.

Glen Beck at his best on right now! Absolutely, unbelievable.

Kansas state senator tells NOW lobbyist that birth control IS abortion

John Kerry "For three decades, the United States pursued a Mubarak policy."

Snap, crackle and moan.

Snap, crackle and moan.

Snap, crackle and moan.

Florida judge rules federal health care legislation is unconstitutional

Psssssst - great news!!! Aristide is going home to Haiti!!

Christwire. org... and eschatology

The World's Oldest Person Died Again this Week

Sarah Palin: Media Boycott Will Keep Me From Being 'Blamed' For Egypt Uprising

100 sled dogs slaughtered in Whistler Canada when tourism slumped

Hardball -- Howard Fineman falsely equates Birthers to our reaction to Bush v Gore

Link TV expands live carriage of Al Jazeera English

latest email sent to me by Tea party Patriots - sigh

WikiLeaks: Mubarak given advanced notice of planned Gaza attack.

MSNBC - Egypt government cutting off all cell phones- last ISP down too

MSNBC - Egypt government cutting off all cell phones- last ISP down too

"Tell everyone: Egypt's revolution is sweet and peaceful"

Three-year-old suspended from Arlington preschool for too many potty accidents

US AID to Egypt-Where does the money go? Who decides how it is spent

How the news looks...

How the news looks...

There appears to be widespread support for the Egyptian protesters here at DU.

1st Rule of the Jesus Fight Club?

Microsoft warning over browser security flaw {**again**}

Huntsman to resign from Obama administration in possible preparation for presidential bid

AC360,Cooper is walking in the crowd and people are handing out dates to eat.

Bush daughter endorses marriage equality

Link to Democratic Senatorial Campaign Comittee/Harry Reid; please contribute

George W. Bush:"I'm done with politics, GOP fundraising and appearing on TV"

So now the Super Bowl has to go political

So now the Super Bowl has to go political

Beck on O'really.... wow...

The unemployment rate in Germany hit an 18-year low last fall amidst this worldwide recession

The Art of Demonization

Is housing hiding inflation in other sectors of the economy?

So watching the factor so you don't have to

The Egyptian army just took sides!

Rush Limbaugh Boycott Gains Steam

Rush Limbaugh Boycott Gains Steam

Van Jones (Speaks For Us): "We will not live on a national plantation run by the Koch brothers"

Van Jones (Speaks For Us): "We will not live on a national plantation run by the Koch brothers"

Should Legal, Non-Citizen Immigrants Receive Food Stamps?

Afghanistan's Opium Wars: Amazing Photos From 'National Geographic'

Want to know what the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt is saying and doing? Visit their website

MSNBC begins booking Comcast guests

Egypt not trending in China

Digby: New Dem Strategy? Put Party up for Bid to Big Business and Silence Liberals

Adults With College Degrees in the United States, by County (Incredible Interactive Map)

Producer Of 9/11 Conspiracy Film 'Loose Change' Accused In Heroin Sale

How cold is it?

So after reading post after post here about how we're worse off than

Why does the GOP hate Americans?

Egypt vigilantes protect children's cancer hospital from looters

Did/does anyone else pay "rent" for textbooks in public school?

Just tweeted by Anthony Weiner

200GB to 25GB: Canada gets first, bitter dose of metered Internet

Final Meg Whitman tally: $178.5M spent "en route to a loss"

Australia evacuates coastal cities in path of cyclone Yasi – Category 4 storm by landfall

Diane Sawyer is standing on a massive map of the ME and North Africa

Google helping Egypt! Announcing "speak-to-tweet"

What's the Real Reason Republicans Want to Do Away With Social Security?

It has become clear to everyone online that Al Jazeera/ English

Looking for a screenshot from Egypt posted a few days ago.

Looking for a screenshot from Egypt posted a few days ago.

Bush Child, in a Break, Endorses Gay Marriage

We're Better off Than Egypt - Right? Let's Take a Look.

Harry Reid Takes Social Security 'Off The Table'

New Egyptian trade union federation calls for General Strike tomorrow

The Earth Shifts (Kunstler)

America is losing its international competitiveness, neglecting its poor

Rahm Emanuel's Nightmare - Health Care "Reform" Illegal

Mubarak and the Star of David

ATF fears budget cuts would imperil gun-trafficking fight at Mexico border

***** LIVE BLOG ***** Al Jazeera English: Live Stream *****

Leaked document: EPA knowingly approved bee-killing pesticide

This should be an ALBATROSS for the GOP : GOP advocates a SELECTIVE DEFAULT on bonds held by SS...

This should be an ALBATROSS for the GOP : GOP advocates a SELECTIVE DEFAULT on bonds held by SS...

Remember Republicans Are People Too

Ever Heard of Vivos? A network of massive underground shelters from the coming apocalypse. Really.

Home Prices Are Dropping Again as the Markets Head Toward a Devastating "Double-Dip"

My first day back at work since the end of August...

Nearly 11 Percent of US Houses Empty

KO on Letterman

If the neo-cons go down with Mubarak

Plan To Replace Hosni Mubarak May Be In The Works

The excitement on the Weather Channel over this 'gigantic' storm coming is breathless

Weiner Reacts To Health Care Ruling: "We know this: the public option is constitutional."

GOP Wants to Pay China Before Social Security Recipients

By request, my favorite tribute to Ronnie Raygun, from several years ago.

Neocons meeting with Obama at the White House today over Egypt

The Failed Argument That Won't Die: Car Insurance vs. Mandated Private Health Insurance- A Repost

Egyptian Revolution Protest Manual (How to Protest Intelligently)

Government’s Dietary Advice: Eat Less

Rush Limbaugh - "Liberals should not be allowed to own guns or have Freedom of Speech"

Jim Hightower: Obama's Lame Marketing Line: "Win the Future" --- Who's Buying That?

I am watching AC360 out of curiosity and I can't believe what I'm seeing

••• Healthcare law ruled unconstutional - a public OPTION would not have been •••

If forcing someone to purchas health insurance is unconstitutional, does the same apply...

For my dialup brothers and sisters

Generation 'Y' men losing traditional male skills of carpentry masonry and iron smithing

DU Get Well Wishes To Glenn Greenwald: He's In The Hospital With Dengue Fever(!)

GOP Governors Take Aim at Teacher Tenure (NYT)

Who Is Encouraging Mubarek To Hang On?........

"Redneck Day" at high school upsets parent

Computer experts: HELP!! Yesterday, my computer crashed.

New Details:Clarence Thomas Appears to Have 'Knowingly, Willfully' Violated Rule of Law for 20 Years

BP pays 10 million to unnamed business partner out of Gulf claim fund. Bypassed Feinberg.

It is as if the tea party, glen beck and limbaugh are "grooming" their uninformed followers

It is as if the tea party, glen beck and limbaugh are "grooming" their uninformed followers

Health Care law and "severability" - can anyone tell me what the deal really is?

Judge rules health law unconstitutional...

Parents of bullied kids hiring lawyers, suing school districts

The Fox News picture of Iraq labelled as Egypt is a fake

Maybe it's time for the poor of the world to let the ruling class know we outnumber them

Peter Bergen Explains Why The Muslim Brotherhood Are Unlikely To Take Over Egypt

Game over folks. We're done.

I need a really really big hug!

There Are A Number Of Misperceptions And Myths That Exist About Al Jazeera English In North America

"Medicare for All"

Dear Israeli Government: KINDLY SHUT THE FUCK UP!!!

Dear Israeli Government: KINDLY SHUT THE FUCK UP!!!

Petition for Egypt. Urge @BarackObama Admin to drop insistence that Mubarak lead transition.

Your White Swan is beautiful...

woof

FUCK no means no, too.

MiddleFingerMom had always KNOWN that a career in statistical analysis would finally pay off.

It is very hard to know where the line is

How many of you, when growing up (perhaps STILL) were exiled to the kitty table at family holidays?

Great window sticker I saw on the back of a pickup this weekend - re: firemen

Taterguy better cancel that trip to Malawi.

"It's not the 1st time I've been on fire. Probably won't be the last."

How'd you like to have this dude as your high school principal?

Saw the musical "Fela" yesterday

DUPE - PLEASE REMOVE

"Homo sapiens have outgrown their use"

Henry Cavill, is the new Superman....

PIZZA!!! PIZZA!!! PIZZA!!! PIZZA!!! PIZZA!!! PIZZA!!! PIZZA!!! PIZZA!!! PIZZA!!!

When You Drop Off at Cairo Illinois (Billy Murray)

If anyone needs more incentive to quit smoking...

Cats got earworm. In over 30 years I've never encountered this. Any advice is appreciated.

My Blackberry Is Not Working!

My nose is broken

opposites who shares a birthday today

Where the hell is the snow?

IT'S RAINING IN TUCSON!!! WOO-HOO!!!!!!!!!

The most violent DU post ever

Victor Jara - Te Recuerdo Amanda

Rattlin' Bones

Does anyone know what happened to "Dr. G Medical Examiner"?

I went to see Les Ballets Trockadero De Monte Carlo this weekend...

A definite need for more well-balanced diets:

If I were his attorney, I would DEFINITELY go with the "Boogie-Board Flashback Defense".

Another MiddleFingerMom motto: When life hands you shit, you can probably STILL make lemonade.

Shameless plug here

true or false

Did you know that Salvador Dali was terrified of grasshoppers?

"Oh my God... I'm so mad right now... I was taken advantage of... I'm glad I did them." Er...HUH?

The more you drive, the less intelligent you are

Anita O'Day - - Sweet Georia Brown / Tea For Two

John Barry, who basically wrote the James Bond theme (though you can't say that), has died.

Ball - Twas an evil genius that developed this !!!!

Don't go back to Rockville!

In my best Forrest Gump voice: "Sorry about your penis."

No Cheerleaders at this Year's Superbowl

I have to go to Whoville. What sleigh should I take?

MFM learned early in life, when a drunk buys you a drink, he expects you to listen to his life story

Not-so-unhappy End-of-the-World movies :)

Been thinking on the beer and travel money.

Cats got ringworm. In over 30 years I've never encountered this. Any advice is appreciated.

This website I found in a book I paid $15 made it worth every penny

60+ inches of snow on the ground already. 16-20 more coming tomorrow.

An EXTREMELY clear sign (unless you're in denial) that you're spending FAR too much time on DU:

Unemployed Stuff To-Do List: Items 1-6 apply to *anyone*....

COMPLETELY mindless poll: The toilet paper roll placement conundrum .........

Cool video (and music) - Twilight Landing At LAX (Cockpit View)

Mission Impossible - Squirrel Edition

I have to go to Smallville. What train should I take?

Saw "True Grit" yesterday. In a word: wow

Because it's been a funky day, how 'bout some good funk? The Meters - Cissy Strut

ULTIMATE MANCAVE...Batman's Batcave, Superman's Fortress of Solitude, Cheney's Undisclosed Location?

Israel urges world to curb criticism of Egypt's Mubarak

A fire is a cheerful thing

I'm going to a theme party. Need tunes with "Red" or some variation in them.

Protest’s Old Guard Falls In Behind Young (Around ElBaradei; Adopted "Hug A Soldier" Strategy)

Anyone work at a place that doesn't ever allow snow days?

Azerbaijani Opposition Seeks To Avert 'Egyptian Scenario'

Correctional officer in Washington prison is found dead

Have you ever rooted for an actor because of what he/she had to do his/her body to perfect the role?

Egypt not trending in China

'Mega protest' planned in Egypt (Calls For 'Million People Demonstration' on Tuesday)

Free used paint

US calls for release of Al-Jazeera reporters in Egypt

Protests Spring Up in Rural Yemen .

US panel’s report reflects partisan rift

EFF Uncovers Widespread FBI Intelligence Violations (FOIA Docs)

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn to sign civil unions bill today

Excessive force claim is denied by security firm Blackwater's president

Little Skittles was SO charming that waitstaffs would GIVE her gift cards for free meals...

BREAKING NEWS Six Al Jazeera Reporters Arrested in Egypt

-Egypt army: will not use violence against citizens

China's CCTV news report was 'Top Gun' scene

Composer John Barry dies aged 77

Did Egypt's Army just throw Mubarek under the bus?

Any reoccuring themes in your dreams? I have a few. One is a casino

Fdereal Judge rules entire Health Care Reform law to be unconstitutional

Kohl Loans Warchest $1 Million

The House GOP's Plan to Redefine Rape

Trash firm fights immigrant death claim

Hoenlein: ElBaradei a ‘stooge’ for Iran

Sen. Gillibrand returns from visit with Giffords

44 GOP Senators Sponsor Health Care Repeal Bill

UK firm's partner 'wanted Peru to curb priests in mine conflict areas'

Businesses in U.S. Expand at Faster Pace Than Estimated, ISM Index Shows

Illegal immigration enforcement program takes heavy toll on Hispanic populations

Democrat John Conyers to run for 25th term in Congress

Baseball Card oddities - anyone remember this classic "OOPS"

Oracle to pay $46M to settle kickbacks charges

1 dead, 1 critical, 2 serious after PCSO helicopter crash

Microsoft warning over browser security flaw {**again**}

WikiLeaks: Britain Secretly Advised Libya How to Secure Release of Lockerbie Bomber

Mike Huckabee speaks “very Zionistically” in Israeli Knesset, condemns Egyptian uprising

Of all the summer-camp pranks at Camp Gitchimewmee, the lowest of the low is to shorts-sheet someone

Past life regression

Haiti opens door for return of ex-president Aristide

US AID to Egypt-Where does the money go? Who decides how it is spent

Word from Redstone

Iran summons US hiker Sarah Shourd for spying trial

I have to go to Clarksville. What train should I take?

I have to go to Clarksville. What train should I take?

Rep. Capuano: Decision by summer on challenge to Scott Brown

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Monday, January 31, 2011

Last Internet provider in Egypt goes dark

Chairman: Republican Party is $23M in debt

Clapton is...

Cheese!

AFL-CIO, Global Unions Applaud New Egyptian Labor Movement

George Osborne (UK chancellor of exchequer) warns unions over strike plans

Dayton proposes $1 billion investment to put Minnesotans back to work

Australian man sentenced to 3 years jail over anti-semitic video

Windy City falls under blizzard watch as winter storm revs up - One for the record books

Google Launches Twitter Workaround for Egypt

My friend's 14 year old daughter was STUNNED that back in the days we only had one phone per family

Exxon profits soar 53%

Israel allows Egypt troops in Sinai for first time since 1979 peace treaty

Egypt Unrest Spurs Call for U.S. Oil-Production Boost

Japan volcano erupts with big blast of ash, rocks

Proposed budget cuts for the California courts already causing a stir

91,000 Gulf oil spill claims, just 1 final payment

Uncontacted Tribe, One Of The World's Last, Threatened By Illegal Logging In Brazil (PHOTOS)

Clinton Ambassador Meeting: Unprecedented Mass Meeting Of Top Envoys

Oil Trading Hits Record Levels

Castro says Obama has been underhanded in Egypt

Idiotic old sayings:

Google Executive Missing in Wake of Egypt Protests

Mass sled dog killing probed in B.C.

(Gov) Brewer defends gun show sales in wake of 'sting'

Al Jazeera English (TV) Blacked Out Across Most Of U.S.

How long could you eat on the food that is in the house right now, I would be good for along time.

Bush daughter supports gay marriage

BREAKING: Florida judge strikes down parts of health care reform

Egyptian Army: 'We Will Not Use Force'

Duncan calls on black men to go into teaching

CDC: No link between deaths and Chinese drywall

TYT: Mom Jailed For Putting Kids In Good School

CBS: 60 Minutes Assange Interview - Overage 'Rules for Publishers'

RESCUE~Salvamento incrível em FULL HD (Helicóptero Águia PM-SP Brasil)

Tyler's Warning to the Upper 1% of Americans...

TYT: High School Segregates Students

Spoof on US State Departments Position on Egypt

Koch 'secret' meeting protest in Rancho Mirage #1

Free Egypt Protest in Toronto (with Officer Bubbles)

Response to Obama Youtube Interview.(War on Drugs/Medical Marijuana)

protest video with beatles tune revolution

Rally against Koch Brothers in Rancho Mirage

Protest march in Sudan over unrest in Egypt

Rachel Maddow: GOP says 'jobs jobs jobs', but actually are still culture-warring

Nomi Prins explains Goldman Sachs shady Facebook deal

WikiLeaks_ Julian Assange_ Pt. 1 - 60 Minutes - CBS News

Egypt protests organized by the US? RT

Bank Bail Out True Facts

Thom Hartmann: Republicans Diss Public Funding

40 DAYS AND 40 NIGHTS OF NON STOP RAIN IN SRI LANKA

The World Supports You Egypt!

TYT: Sex Week with Bristol Palin?!

Israel express support for Egypt

Control Hot Money Says Economists

Palestinians fight for civil rights and reject old leadership

CNN's Reliable Sources: Al Jazeera English's Washington Bureau Chief Dispels The Myths About AJE

Egyptian Feminist, Nawal El Saadawi

PCCC Delivers Thank You Letters to Harry Reid RE: Social Security

Silly Wikileaks Interview

911Truth Activist chains himself to the White House fence

Recent Presidents Who Increased the National Debt

Daily News Egypt: As the revolt sweeps Egypt, so has volunteerism

Russia Today's Crosstalk show discusses Egypt and whether the US should get involved

Revolution!

The Big Picture: January 28, 2011

Uncle Jay Explains: Jan. 31, 2011

Nancy Skinner on Fox News with Megyn Kelly discussing Bloomberg wanting to fire teachers

Palin and Bachmann Nitpicker Chris Matthews Says Panama Canal is in Egypt

Rachel Maddow Destroys Republican Myth That Tax Cuts Pay For Themselves (AKA

U.S. Marines senior leadership official video about DADT repeal

Egyptian Journalist Ms. Mona Eltahawy SCHOOLS CNN: Use “Revolt/Uprising” Instead Of “Chaos/Unrest”!

"Bravest girl in Egypt" translated into English

TDPS: Eric Cantor refuses to call birther claims illegitimate, chooses each word carefully

Mona Eltahawy: "This Not About Islamists. This Is Not About Al Qaeda. This Is About Egyptians!"

"I can't even get in the water any more because we get oil on us" -- It's just MUD says cleanup crew

Republicans Want Another Great Depression

Senator Vitter is as scary as they get.

Dylan Ratigan's panel laugh at Wikileaker Manning's unlawful detention (& probable torture)

Tea Party Recruitment Song (FUNNY!!)

Thom Hartmann: Conversations with Great Minds with Ed Asner, Pt 2

MRN: Sh*t Done Hit The Fan In Egypt

How Reaganomics Destroyed The Middle Class...And Maybe America

Thom Hartmann: Conversations with Great Minds with Ed Asner, Pt 1

I Protested The Koch Brothers

Tears: Seafood restaurant done after 19 years — NO fresh shrimp, oysters since oil disaster

Wall Street Titan Ken Langone, GOP Presidential Candidate Herman Cain At Koch Brothers Meeting

Protesters Take On Conservative Retreat

Well, that's likely to leave a mark.

Obama administration allies itself with Egypt protestors

Kucinich: Ros-Lehtinen captured mood of Congress on Egypt

Labor uneasy as OSHA withdraws safety regulations

Democrats Force Votes With Eye on Campaigns

Fox News' Chief Political Operative Reveals Pressure To Create Anti-Obama Panels

Donald Trump is turning into Newt Gingrich. The Republican primary will entertaining.

Nonstop idiocy about Obama and `American exceptionalism'

The Extreme Activism Of Judge Vinson -- Who gives a "shout out" to the tea party in ruling.

Dems adopting aggressive posture in fight over government spending

Egypt is an African country. So why are the networks using more commentators/experts of color

DCCC Targets 19 Republicans Over Spending Cuts, Ethics Issues

Right-Wing Media Claim Obama "Lost Egypt," But Can't Agree On Why

Filibuster Reform Dies a Quiet Death

'Now is not the time to raise taxes on the American people'

New Concern Fox News Will Be Remembered As The Network That Lost Egypt

Could GOP grab control of redistricting in Virginia?

White House Expects Huntsman to Resign, Explore 2012 Bid

Kerry, Colleagues Respond to GOP Assault on Environmental Protections

What's a Monday morning without an IQ accident??? Please come CAPTION Head Wreck!!!!

Fox Geezer Syndrome

GOP State Legislator want to do away with licensing drivers.

Breaking NYT: Flordia judge declares health care law unconstitutional

McCarthy had nothing on these guys.

"Axelrod: Judge's Invalidation Of Health Care Law Is 'Very Dubious"

Chris Matthews to host Bill Clinton special: ‘President of the World’

Nate Silver - Poll: Egyptian Public’s Views Toward United States Are Much Improved

If we had government HC for all now, we would be in power for generations.

84 Days W/O Snow For Beijing - Longest Dry Stretch In 60 Years Of Records

Peak oil review - Jan 31

Drumbeat from the weekend and today...

New Onshore Wind Installations Decline 14% in Europe as Offshore Surges

Videos--The link between oil, the US Military, and your tax dollars

Cyclone Yasi Heading For Queensland Coast - Winds Currently Up To 160 Mph - ABC Net

Chinese increase oil search in US

FAO - Global Fish Consumption At All-Time High; No Improvement In Global Fish Stocks

9-16 January 2011 - N. American Surface Temperature Anomalies - EO/NASA

World carbon dioxide emissions data by country: China speeds ahead of the rest

Congressional committee: diesel use in hydraulic fracturing may violate Clean Water Act

Fastest-Growing Form Of Intercity Travel In The US In 2010 - Buses

TVA fires Watts Bar project manager

Stuxnet Virus Attack: Russia Warns of ‘Iranian Chernobyl'

China Initiates Thorium MSR Project

Investors abandoning new nuclear power plants

More on food and energy

A proud moment in Egypt's history

If Mubarak had not ruled Egypt as a dictator, the World Trade Center would still be standing

Protesters Take On Conservative Retreat

Ethos: New Documentary Calls for Consumers to Reclaim Power

I wonder if this guy has a I-hate-that-bitch-Jane-Fonda patch on his Vietnam veteran jacket?

Women on the front lines in Egypt

The New Arab Revolts - An Interview with Vijay Prashad

Internet Kill Switch? We don't need no stinkin' Internet Kill Switch.

The Torture Career of Egypt's New Vice President

An update as regards: Morocco

On 'Political Dialogue' And 'Principles' (Jim Miles)

'America Plops and Fizzes' An interview with poet, Andrew Rihn (Mickey Z.)

The Guiding Principle (David Glenn Cox)

UK firm's partner 'wanted Peru to curb priests in mine conflict areas'

Unrest in Egypt unsettles world markets ( e.g. oil )

The Tax That Turned Ronald Reagan Right

In Vallejo, A Municipal Bankruptcy Means Big Sacrifices For Ordinary Workers

Land grabs have dominated Colombia's history

Healthcare Hypocrites

Is U.S. on the side of Mideast democracy? (Khaled Elgindy)

The high deficit, low tax trap

Krugman on Income Inequality

200GB to 25GB: Canada gets first, bitter dose of metered Internet

Mubarak's Latest Faux Pas Really Seals His Fate

Al Jazeera English Finds an Audience.

The Devil We Know

Farmer by Farmer, an Organic Transition

The Earth Shifts (James Howard Kunstler)

Bill Keller vs Wikileaks: Goodnight, Julian Assange, And Bad Luck

US taxpayers should not pay for fixing US infrastructure, new White House chief declares

Chris Hedges: What Corruption and Force Have Wrought in Egypt

We're Better off Than Egypt -- Right? Let's Take a Look.

Arizona's cultural genocide law

Getcher Special Edition Blackwater Shotguns!

New Arizona legislation aims to loosen gun laws-inclduding seizing govt property

How easy is it to buy a gun in AZ? (undercover video)

So, why *shouldn't* we go out of state and buy guns illegally?

Opinion: Here's an Easy Way to Improve Gun Safety ...

Arizona: Pistol Packer's Paradise?

Fisherman's Wharf Shop Owner shoots Competitor's Employees over Counterfeit Purses

Gun safety hearings rejected by chairman of House Judiciary Committee

Brewer defends gun show sales in wake of 'sting'

2000 rubes @ $100 a plate savor Grifterella's call to "Beware of what's coming" RE: 2nd Amendment

Doctor's office not the place for anti-gun politics (Ethical boundary privacy violation)

I can't believe there are so many experienced gun enthusiasts on DU (myself included)...

A reasonable requirement is to require ID verifying a gun purchaser is 18 years or older

NY mayor conducts gun-sale sting in Arizona (Blowback agin Bloomy starts)

Tucson shooting: Undercover agents expose loophole in US gun laws

Hillary Clinton: Haiti aid will not be suspended

Mexico's left wins western state in setback for PRI

Colombia: Murders of Teachers Continue into 2011

UK firm's partner 'wanted Peru to curb priests in mine conflict areas'

Land grabs have dominated Colombia's history

Uruguayan Court Retakes HR Violations Cases

wikileaks cables Zelaya ALBA

Uncontacted Tribe, One Of The World's Last, Threatened By Illegal Logging In Brazil (PHOTOS)

Ecuador judge works marathon hours on Chevron case

Ecuador to build five super highways by 2014

Sundance Premiere Highlights Guatemala Human Rights Work

US embassy confirms receiving threats (Spanish)

Honduras urged to investigate transgender killings

wikileaks cable Chavez asks Zelaya to publicly declare FARC not a terrorist organization

Cuban Government Court Investigates Fidel Castro's Human Rights Abuses

Former inspector general investigated for wiretaps

Eagles kicker Akers had more on his mind than football in playoffs

Jackie Robinson's birthday today

The one single play that most represents the "I don't give a fuck" attitude of the Pro-Bowl

IT'S TIME: what is your Super Bowl pick?

The Cavs have now lost 21 straight games....

on a Lighter note.. cafepress has some really cool GLBT Valentine's T's

BRITAIN: Gay & Straight Couples Launch Challenge To Marriage Laws

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn to sign civil unions bill today

Three Men Charged for Distributing “Death to Gays” Leaflets

Wyoming House committee strikes down civil union bill

Thousands Sign Letter to Gates Over Recoupment

Gay high school athletes blog

Israel worries privately as Egypt descends into chaos

Mike Huckabee speaks “very Zionistically” in Israeli Knesset, condemns Egyptian uprising

Israel Allows 800 Egyptian Troops into the Sinai

There is a partner, just read the Papers

Religious reality

Biblical quotes from Revalations

Caltech's Frances Arnold wins Draper Prize for biofuels-related research

Interesting little video...What Would Neptune Look Like if it Orbited Earth?

Challenger astronauts memorialized on the Moon

Bill O'Reilly explains his tides comments

Frogs re-evolved lost lower teeth

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