Democratic Underground

Archives: February 13, 2011

Former Kennedy Space Center worker charged with stealing, selling shuttle tiles

Is DailyKos down? All I get is a blank page when I go there.

Bankers got carte blanche on pay and a free pass on lending. We got six pages of nothing

Bankers got carte blanche on pay and a free pass on lending. We got six pages of nothing

Rumsfeld’s Book

Ft Wayne, IN editorial: Immigration bill (Arizona-style) punishes students, state

Crude reality

Just talking with a Canadian last night. The only thing "superior" about American health care

R.R.’s Deadly Joke

Army recruiter in Charlotte faces sex charges

No hearts?

Allegations of a kickback scheme in Aquidneck Island’s defense industry reverberate from Middletown

RW Lawmakers And The EFV: Marines define future role amid budget cuts

Not everyone's sold on Michelle Rhee.....

Why I don't think people should have to be broken.

Last Thursday's 30 Rock sorta mocked birthers

Julian Assange: The Hidden Curse of Thomas Paine 2008

USAF Scaled Back Vision for New Bomber

Mr Prez, Members of Congress: I have a suggestion for some deep cuts:

The poll's in my local right-wing paper never cease to amaze me.

Sunday's Doonesbury- An Alien on the show

The means justified the ends in Egypt

the competing poles of "mainstream," American political thought are not north and south...

If Chauncy Gardener ("Being There") ran today, how would the birthers react?

Activists on Facebook need protection: senator

Toles toon: Presidential Calendar

Hey, Freepers: Perhaps if you'd joined us at the Camp Casey Iraq War Protests in '05 ---

Republicans propose cuts to US State Dept, UN

When will the" from Hosni - Help me get my money out" scam-emails begin?

Unlikely allies seek military budget cuts

Shanghai fake-marriage market, where lesbians and gay men find each other

Mubarik spotted in Madison, Wisconsin?

White House reiterates demand that Iran allow protests

Well, would you look at that....a sucessful revolution pulled off

What Russ Feingold had to say about Walker's ploy to destroy collective bargaining


What the Bible Really Says About Sex - New scholarship on the Good Book’s naughty bits

I have renewed ill will toward Donald Rumsfeld (re: CBS Sunday Morning interview on now)

History of using National Guard to suppress Unions

How To Help Egypt, For Americans (a great rant)

Johnny McCaine: Go to TeeVee Guest or Last Minute Fill-in TeeVee Guest?

Egyptians are returning to Tahrir Square

Half of Foiled Terror Plots in U.S. Detected by Public or Local Law Enforcement

A bit of backstory on the use of National Guard against Workers in Wisconsin

Self-deleted by member

Has the demopedia been retired?

So who do you shoot at?

So who do you shoot at?

Robert Reich: The last Republican with original ideas was Hoover

Man Kills 4 In Stabbing Rampage Across NYC

Declassified Ike papers show range of concerns

Egypt's military rulers dissolve parliament

"Winning hearts and minds": Ed deformers as an occupying power

What would Obama, Biden, the Senate, and the Congress do IF

Charlie Cook says Dems poised for a Florida Congressional surge in 2012.

Bravo, Wisconsin! Billionaires for Educational Reform

Holy Shite you have got to watch the interview with Tony Blair

Our independent judiciary - Brought to you by the Supreme Court's Tea Party justice

Savour that chocolate while you can still afford it

Farmers Oppose Immigration Legislation

also...Barton's Shite on the EPA

Krugman: The Republican spending cuts will 'eat the future'

on the Tail of my editor's masterpiece.. Hutchison's shite on Obamacare

"Late Ripeness"

for all you worry warts: STOP TRIPPING! 2012 will be the era of Magic!

Sunday morning: Mayor of Atlanta (D) to be on Meet the Press roundtable

People in Power Have No Reason to Change the System That Put Them There – Lessons from Progressive B

Egypt in joyous song

Muslim Brotherhood=Al Queda v. 2.0?

N.Y.C. Stabbing Spree Suspect Awaits Arraignment

Dems: GOP spending cuts may jeopardize the nation’s safety

Astroforging Returns: Lobbyists Write Fake Letters in Support of Derivatives Rules

Late Night Political Humor without SNL

Late Night Political Humor without SNL

Katrina's ruins home to thousands of homeless

Coulter: Without Chris Christie GOP Forced To Nominate Mitt Romney And ‘We’ll Lose’

You're a phony, Mr. Gingrich

I propose that 90% of the voting population shall lose 71% of its vote.

Neil Cavuto Likens Federal Aid For Jobless Benefits To Narcotic Drugs

Wisconsin labor, student groups organize protests against Walker's public union plans

Lawrence ODonnells: "You just heard the NRA’s lie, now some facts".

100 Dogs In Canada Killed After Business Slows.

About immigrants.

Peak oil will have an adverse effect on all economies

please review my editorial on homeless vets

Frosty the Conman

"Rich Man's War and a Poor Man's Fight"

Markey: GOP proposal to defund public broadcasting bending to 'extremist Tea

What is the least painful way to put out your eyes? I awoke to

Egypt Government Spokesman: "The main task of this government is to restore security and order"

Egypt Government Spokesman: "The main task of this government is to restore security and order"

Two takes on Egypt, but only one shown on American television; Al Jazeera English vs. Russia Today

Watching Al Jazeera via LinkTV - they are what CNN used to be back in the 80's.

Michigan has a rather large nuclear plant event

The jackboot neocons in the USA have taken down the PNAC website

From the ChamberPot: Number Two

Lady Liberty Writes the People of Egypt (TOON)

Beck Warns Against Those Darn Chaos-Loving Young People And Their Darn Facebook

Flashback: Keith Olbermann was target of Freeper threats in 2006

Let's go way back in 2001.

Cairo Newspaper Reports: Employees of Egypt's public banks in revolt on Sunday with mass protests!

Patriot Act roll call review: can you do more than talk?

Obama seeks changes to keep PELL grants at $5,500/yr rather than cut to $2500


Behind the Fox News Facade

Anonymous Claims Possession of Stuxnet Worm

Lookit Newtie addressing his base.

Republicans Begin Prebuttal of Obama Budget Plan

White House White Board: OMB Director Jack Lew on the President's Budget

Michele Bachmann aims for the 'triple clown'

Razing Arizona: Gov. Jan Brewer Sues Federal Government

As fuel prices rise...

Shirley Sherrod Case Information

Arizonans highlight economic cost of tough immigration law

I was wrong about the PELL grants, think am doing the Summer School numbers wrong

Bill O'Reilly vs Science - pics

Hummingbird watch

How Minorities and the Poor are Kept Out of U.S. Law Schools

Egyptian protest organizers call for a "march of victory" across Egypt on Friday

Egyptian protest organizers call for a "march of victory" across Egypt on Friday

Why the specifics of the budget matter

We need a name for the revolution in Egypt. velvet revolutionv #2?

Egypt's military rejects the demands of pro-democracy protesters. It intends to rule by martial law

Keep this handy for the President's speech on the budget tomorrow.

Mubarak in life/death state in Germany hospital

Pensions, Treasuries, Fannie and Freddie: Ponzi's one and all

I have noticed the term autocrat being used when describing

Hunting for Mubarak's hidden wealth will be enormous task; his official salary was $808 a month

Maine Op-Ed: Obama's drastic LIHEAP slashing must be opposed vigorously

Roubini’s Next Crisis Is Scary Food for Thought

Atlanta Police Department won't hinder citizens who videotape cops

Bird photography can be hazardous to your health (CONTENT WARNING)

Frank Gaffney Braves Muslim Brotherhood Infiltration To Warn CPAC About Grover Norquist

Al Gore speaking about Keith Oberman/ video

Cutting Community Service Block Grants in a time of high unemployment

New charges to be filed against Loughner

Men Thought To Be Gay Couple Refused Entry To Creation Museum

Is there anyway I can hide, automatically, posts with the name Bachman, Palin and

Getting Lucky In America (The New American Dream)

Chutzpah defined in one cartoon.

Army private 'pressured to implicate Assange' (Australia)

US Pulls Out of Pakistan Meetings (Countrywide Protests Over "Diplomat" Who Killed Two)

Quitting may save health and the job (won't be long until govt employees cannot smoke at home?)

The New Iron Curtain of Journalism in America: Banning Al Jazeera

Freelancing? Clinton tapped Wisner(GHWBman). Kerry had Obama's backing to counter Clinton/Wisner.

Massive Tribesmen March in Pakistan, Demanding Halt to U.S. Drone Attacks (Repost)

Have we no decency? Do we care so little for justice?

Ziebach County, South Dakota: America's Poorest County

So, the escalation and surge worked?

A look inside America's poorest county!

At Media Companies, a Nation of Serfs

SHOCKING.......No same sex couples allowed at the

Why congressional efforts to hobble the EPA may result in a lot more environmental regulation.

mentally ill prank caller sentenced to 18 months in prison

THANKS to my Secret Admirers!!!

Nev. tea party favorite Sharron Angle heads to SC

Just read the editorial I wrote after Pres. Obama was sworn in. He had his hands full

US Military Aid Paid for Mubarak's Yacht Repairs

What Do Y'all See/Think When "Reverse Mortgage" Commercials Come On Teevee?

The Extremist Party

China overtakes Japan as world's second-biggest economy (will overtake US in decade)

China overtakes Japan as world's second-biggest economy (will overtake US in decade)

Looking for a poster TBL? Animal lover.

No They Can't©...The Audacity© of Graduate Students Facing Higher Debt Under Obama's Budget Plan

"As a leader, don't you bear some responsibility to stand up to this kind of ignorance"?

Many Repubs that I know are on the government dole...

Whoever my angels are...

Thank you for the hearts. I am humbled. n/t

Progressive Strategy Handbook -- FREE download and invitation to crowdsource revisions

Aretha is speaking from her home

Well thank you very much

Obama to seek changes in Pell Grants

Thanks for my hearts....

Who ever you are

Oh Great!.. Our bathtub faucet handle broke.. American Standard, Hah!

Oh Great!.. Our bathtub faucet handle broke.. American Standard, Hah!

Oh Great!.. Our bathtub faucet handle broke.. American Standard, Hah!

Damn and typical of me. I donated this afternoon before the


A Global Awakening

Who do you think should win the Grammy for Best Album for 2010?

Upon a challenge from other DUers

CS Monitor Links Beck's Egypt Conspiracy To His Flagging Ratings

So Who's Still Advertising On Beck?

Thank you!!

King Tutankhamun Statues Missing as Intruders Break Into Egyptian Museum

Thanks for the Valentine heart!

Thank you so much for the valentine heart, secret admirer

Thank you, anonymous heart giver!


OMG, I have a secret admirer!

PIC: Wall St broke America, make THEM pay to fix it!

Get your free hearts here......................

Egyptian Revolution and the oncoming Mercury-Mars Conjunction

Thank you, my friends.

Reuters: Egypt's New Military Rulers To Ban Union Meetings and Strikes!

I will sponsor 2 DUers in need of a star- PM me

Stupid people are ruining America(video)

The Social Conscience of a 16-year old Canadian boy

Grocery store CEO resigns after arrest in child prostitution sting

Young Activist Faces 10 Years in Prison After Trying to Save Public Lands From Oil and Gas Companies

Mubarak to Succeed Gates as Defense Secretary

Markey: GOP proposal to defund public broadcasting bending to 'extremist Tea Party'

CALLING OUT The National Guard? GOP Governors Begin Their COORDINATED ASSAULT On State Union WORKERS

CALLING OUT The National Guard? GOP Governors Begin Their COORDINATED ASSAULT On State Union WORKERS

CALLING OUT The National Guard? GOP Governors Begin Their COORDINATED ASSAULT On State Union WORKERS

GOP's Gary Johnson: Obama Too Slow Ending "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"

Thank you...

Thank you...

Surging corn set to fuel widespread price hikes

Thank you for the heart!!!

Thank you for the heart!!!

To whoever gave it, thank you very much for the heart

A heart! I got a heart. Thanks so much.

How much of an ability does the president have to move spending around in the budget?

To my secret admirer

Thanks for my hearts!

I can't imagine why anyone would give me a valentine heart...

How much of your after tax income do you save/invest?

Thanks to that secret admirer

That you for the Valentines!

Thank you for my hearts.

Thank you for the heart

Thanks for the love..

Amber Alert: 10-Month-Old Boy Kidnapped From Fresno

Queensland Floods Spur U.S. Coal Exports to Highest in 15 Years

Thank you for my heart! Luv ya back! n/t

Primordial OOOOOHS! Bachmann says ideal 2012 GOP candidate will "bubble up to the surface"

thank you for the heart

thank you for the heart

Chilean miners smoked weed.while trapped...

For Some Troops, Powerful Drug Cocktails Have Deadly Results

Since the Homeland Security advisory system came out we have not had one day of guarded

Obama in Cairo Egypt June 2009

Florida's proposed immigration bill weighs heavily on busine$$ community

No Argument: (Clarence) Thomas Keeps 5-Year Silence

If You Have Comcast (On Demand), And Haven't Seen The Movie 'Matewan'...

Boehner: ‘Not My Job’ to Counter Obama Rumors

What Haley Barbour Didn't Tell Fox News: He Lobbied For Mexico On “Amnesty”

Alaska warming at three times the rate of the lower 48

How do I search for a member - want to give a heart


Has there ever been a comprehensive study done comparing Canadian and American health CARE?

Thousands of leaked e-mails from the far-right: group soaked in racist & neo-Nazi ideology

AP Source: Obama to seek changes in Pell Grants

AP Source: Obama to seek changes in Pell Grants

Love and thanks for my valentine heart! I love Valentine's Day!

Love and thanks for my valentine heart! I love Valentine's Day!

Reactionary. It's time to bring it out of the crate again.

This Wisconsin poll could use some DU love

GO, Raleigh!!!!

I'm not a soccer fan, but this is an incredible goal.

Foreclosuregate: Time To Put A Fork In MERS?

No Argument: Thomas Keeps 5-Year Silence

Why was the greatest financier in the Bible the Pharaoh's daughter?

Information Gathering Thread: Who Pulls The Strings In Washington?

As long as I stay at DU I'll donate

Wow... That Was One HELL Of A Quote !!!

Please DU this Wisconsin poll

Krugman: A mysterious Absence

Obama to cut heat subsidies for poor

I am very grateful to the generous heart-giving secret admirer

Lady GaGa interview coming up on 60 Minutes

Signs of the future across America

To the givers of my hearts...

Cops Beat Crap Out of Rutgers Students

The Grover Norquist budget

Someone Gave Me a Heart!

Another "No child left behind" pimp defects

Obama set to unveil austerity plan

CNN Turning To Andrew Breitbart And Into Fox News

I think musicians should be in charge of race relations

I think musicians should be in charge of race relations

i was so much older then

"Made in China". How much of the world's economic woes can be traced to this?

Rep. Giffords Regains Ability To Speak

Any spending cuts without a tax increase on the rich is a joke!

Call to action Let's hit the streets 4/9, 4/10 (reminder)

No Valentine's Day Fundraiser?

Bachmann and Beck

A Valentine for the Egyptian People

A Valentine for the Egyptian People

Concern About Unemployment Soars

February Thaw in Minnesota, and Ice Dams are Everywhere.

Shirley Sherrod sues Breitbart over that video -- and he gets served papers right at CPAC.

NBC News Video Report: Protests break out across Egypt

Hotels for dogs

Hotels for dogs

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Victoria Jackson Says Fox News "Is Our Only Channel Of Truth"

Electronic Freedom Foundation: 40,000 Intelligence Violations By The FBI Since 9/11

I can haz a heart?!?

Officials remove portrait of ousted President Mubarak at the main Cabinet building in Cairo - pics

fascinating FDL book salon with Wendell Potter on his book "Deadly Spin"

Baby murdered with hair dryer

Ginger Rogers also would have been 100 this year.

focus on the family wants abortion rights advocates to make abortion less common

Union-Made Valentine's Day Sweets

From Egypt to the US? Protesters occupy governor's office to stop mountaintop removal coal mining.

"moon trees"

It's a FARCE

The war between the Right and the Center

Unitarians turn tragedy into lesson in tolerance

Thank you to whoever gave me the heart..

Can anyone give me a clear definition of a Conservative Woman?

US banks outsource $5 bn to India

Why are our jobs being outsourced?

A New Gold Mining Venture in the Bodie Hills

A New Gold Mining Venture in the Bodie Hills

Is it going to get any better?

San Mateo County may ban foam takeout containers

Up close and personal - Showing you my treasured rock from Egypt

Marijuana for Kids!?

Et Tu, Wisconsin?

K&R if you're not a big fan of popularity contests.

The monuments in our nation's capital - the great, the inspirational, the moving . . .

If you haven't done so, Please attach your name to this form letter to protect your social security!

thank you for the heart...can't donate

What is the Muslim Brotherhood like?

Anyone else here suffering post Egyptian revolution depression?

Poor People's Campaign (King's Unfulfilled Dream)

Bush, Rumsfeld and Iraq: Is the Real Reason for the Invasion Finally Emerging?

Unlike Ronald Reagan turning 100, very few people remember her.

We want our JOBS BACK!

I've had enough.

A call to action: Time to reboot Valentine's Day

High-fructose corn syrup could become 'corn sugar.'

High-fructose corn syrup could become 'corn sugar.'

Welcome to Bizarro America

The Lies, Falsehoods and Myths We Believe.

To our lonely hearts - who needs love?

Mubarak's illness rumored last summer...

Mubarak's illness rumored last summer...

Thanks to whoever gave me the donor hearts.

GOP 2012 presidential candidates. And the scariest is …

Proof that corporate-conservative groups are CONSPIRING against public workers

Unemployment- There' ain't no hiding place

What have you learned from the Egyptian uprising and toppling of Mubarak regime?

But we turned away. We let it go. The moment passed. "And the war came."

Thank you for the love!

The right doesn't lead their followers into being better people. Like Boehner

Group to beam FREE internet access across the globe from space!

Where is our Tahrir Square? Where are the people willing to spend weeks stopping business as usual?

CONFIRMED: Obama's Budget seeks deep cuts in domestic spending

Mechanics Seek Out 'Right to Repair'

The example of Frank Wisner, Jr. shows how the National Security State only benefits the well-off.

VR ALERT! Breaking--Chamber Of Commerce Team Caught Spying On Us

Why the Coming Debate Over Spending Cuts Has Nothing to Do With Reviving the Economy | Robert Reich

What about starting our own HuffPo-type community blog network?

How I despise these people

Thank you for all the hearts!

Is there a cheese boycott planned? Which brands use California cheese?

Army Told Units to Destroy Gulf War Troops Records

No food stamps for college students..

As Obama and the Republicans cut domestic spending - a reminder.

My editor deserves a Pulitzer Prize for his editorial on Public Education today.

Thank you, Secret Valentine!

Doonesbury confuses an illegal alien...

Tomorrow Organized Labor begins three days of organized protests to Gov. Walker in Wisconsin

Richard Clark: 'Founding Fathers Would Be Proud Of Egyptians-Disgusted At Spineless Sheep Americans'

Congressman Ron Paul booted from conservative group for anti-war views

BBC: Is California the most miserable US state to live in?

Veterans are 15% of the Homeless Population

Groveport Teacher Is Placed on Leave After Picture of Penis Shown on School-Owned I-Pad

"2,000 try for 250 grocery jobs" (Raleigh, NC)

"60 Minutes" top story tonight?

Today's college students learn less than those of previous decades-

Housing Crash Is Hitting Cities Thought to Be Stable (NYT)

Pardon me

Pardon me

Here's a thanks for the heart thread,

Bankers got carte blanche on pay and a free pass on lending. We got six pages of nothing

Sudanese women call for release of sons, protesters

Arrests spark protest (Kashmir)

Egypt State TV Switches Sides As Mubarak Falls

Rights groups warn of jailed Syrian activist's deteriorating health

Tunisian foreign minister resigns - official media

Palestinian Leaders Suddenly Call for Elections

Taliban fighters kill at least 19 in attack on Kandahar police headquarters

Obama to cut heat subsidies for poor

Self-deleted by member

McConnell says Obama agenda is `over'

Egypt Comments Slip Past China's Web Police .

Thai "reds," "yellows" rally on Bangkok's streets

Abortions would be costly, more difficult to get under new bills (Ohio)


Egypt shutters banks after new protests from employees, police

Baby loves Betty White.

Adding insult to injury

Iran names bomb attack survivor as nuclear chief

Assange hails WikiLeaks role in Middle East revolt

Republican: Auto recovery could make Sen. Stabenow harder to beat

Iran opposition to hold demonstrations despite government warnings

Screwed by DirecTV - what are my options?

What is The Purpose of Capitalizing Every Noun on New Posts?

Clashes in Algeria as opposition plans new protest

Tahrir Square protesters defy army to keep Egypt's revolution alive

Abbas' cabinet to resign on Monday: sources (Pakistan)

Egypt's military begins clearing Tahrir Square

Bahrain opposition in protest call

I just saw a TV commercial that sang "Poop there it is"

Song A Day #770: The Red Panda Hop


Big cat drama in the Venation household tonight. Jesus Christ.

Music for a great Sunday night..."Sleepwalk", the 1959 hit, covered by the Ventures...

What's the best beverage for rehydrating or keeping hydrated?

Anime cliches you can't stand...

SUV runs over two cars in Boise parking lot

PUPE n/t

Sunflower Market CEO resigns after sex-sting arrest

Question for the Lounge

Anyone watch Sunset Limited on HBO?

RIP little star

"At the end of the day"

Swiss vote on tighter gun controls

Egypt's military rejects swift transfer of power and suspends constitution

Leaked e-mails embarrass German far-right party

Birds... I fucking hate them

Grocery CEO resigns after arrest in child prostitution sting


Young Protesters Revolt in Yemeni Capital

Malaysia warns Muslims of Valentine's Day 'trap'

Yemen police disperse protests, make arrests

Fire guts 20 homes on Washington Indian reservation

Egypt's New Military Rulers To Ban Union Meetings


Words... I fucking hate them

Bahrain's king gives out cash to families

Curds...I fucking love them.

Reminder- don't post Grammy spoilers in the subject lines

Herds...I fucking hate them.

Nerds... I fucking date them.

Thank you to whoever gave me the heart

Thank you to whoever gave me the heart


My 1000th post! Thank you for the hearts!!! n/t

Damn. Grammy Category #60 - Best Regional Mexican Album

Elliott.....I fucking miss him

King Tut statue among missing Egypt treasures

To whomever sent me a valentine - thx

I would kill my kid if it was born that way.

Great Falls Select!

Thank you to the DUers who gave me hearts. I'm "laughing and wiggling both my ears".

Oil & Gas Groups Hope Egypt Will Not Interupt Output

Italy: day of protests in 200 cities against Berlusconi

Gunmen kill eight in Mexico City suburb drive-by attack

FARC to Release Three Colombian Hostages in Effort to Initiate Peace Talks

Aretha is speaking from her home

HaHa! Is Cee-Lo doing Elton or

Shirley Sherrod Sues Andrew Breitbart

Thank you for the heart, Secret Admirer!

How did cats get to be such a such a lounge mainstay?

AP Source: Obama to seek changes in Pell Grants

Arab Media Reports: Mubarak Seriously Ill

Valentine chocolates.

Dudeism on the raddio, daddio


Chimes of Freedom - Dylan

What the hell am I listening to?

Jesus Christ, it's 46F out in FARGO, in FEBUARY!!!

okay, cat people -- this is really weird

The worst part of being a soldier stationed overseas

I ain't gonna work on Maggie's Farm no more

Happy Valentine's Day, Sweetheart

A rather safe choice

I gotta say, I was impressed...

Truth in labeling

This is so wrong, yet so adorable

She not only has pointy weird ass shoulders, she has horns as well.

Egypt's military dissolves parliament

Barack Obama to unveil $1.1tn cuts in US budget over next decade

Mister Buddy Guy is great.

Remy kitty update...

Grammys - Oh, I think I like "Mumford and Sons"

I've gone over the DU books closely and can find no mention of hookers, rotgut or blow

Never eat anything bigger than your Mom's head.

Looking for Tin Men

Nerds... I fucking hate them.

Who do you think should win the Grammy for Best Album for 2010?

Anyone here get chocolate crosses for Easter?

Question for those of you who are on your feet a lot

Does it have to be windy for it to qualify as a snow "storm"?

Grammys - How do you feel about 'Muse'


Why I will not be participating in the VDay heart fundraiser

turds...I fucking ate them!

Suggestions for next year's Super-Bowl Anthem singer.

What are you giving your sweetie?

Jihadi who helped train (London) 7/7 bomber freed by US after just five years

Egyptians Can Claim Mubarak’s Stolen Billions

Lets' see some THE Rolling Stones covers!

need good DU vibes here

Valentine's Day images to enjoy and/or share... ... ... ... ... or not. (DIAL-UP WARNING!!!!)


Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Valentine's Day Awwfest Edition

We brought Poppin (chihuahua, think Taco Bell Dog)home today.

Topic: Love is Under-Rated. Discuss. (And Happy Valentines Day)

Republicans Propose Zeroing Out CPB Funding

Stupid question: What's the difference between Best Album of the Year and Best Record of the Year?

Get your free hearts here......................

Graduate Students May Face Higher Debt Under Obama's Budget Plan

Officials: 105 dead in Southern Sudan clashes

Need Advice on relatives "Saying Mass" for ailing relative. (I'm researching it too on Google).

Terpsichore visits Forest Lawn

Do you forgive people who f*** you over and don't come within a mile of remorse or an apology?

Lady Gaga arrives at Grammys in giant egg borne by litter-slaves.

**** Thank you for the hearts thread ******

Hilarious Video Tantrum: The Democrat Party is Responsible for All This Guy's Problems

HB Gary Holiday Video Card

This Guy and his 12 Views are going to CURE US ALL OF OUR LIBERALISM!!!

PBS Newshour: Shields and Brooks on GOP Candidates' Plausibility, Egypt's Bottom-up Revolution

Glenn Beck meets George Washington

Aaron Barr's New Look

Evgeny Morozov: The Dictator's Dilemma

Barack Obama is Coming For His Guns

The History of Military Dictatorship in Egypt

Egypt: Obama Reacts To Strategic Blow

CrossTalk Egypt Special: After Mubarak


We Get It, GOP. You Hate Women. We Get It.

Victim of DTE: Wanda Scott tells her story

TDPS: FBI Agent Played by Ryan Phillippe in "Breach" hates Wikileaks, shut down during interview


Past Versus Future (DNC - Rapid Response Ad)

KY Sit-In: Wendell Berry interviewed

Wyclef Jean - Freedom (Song For Egypt) Arabic Subtitle

When is the last time you saw such a CEO?

Need You Now by Lady Antebellum

John Boehner Won't Stop The Fake Birther Talk-"Not My Job"

GOP Speaker John Boehner on Budget Cuts!

TDPS: Supreme Court increasingly corrupt, first Alito, now Clarence Thomas & wife - TRANSCRIPT

Weird Liberal Head Show #286: We Will Win!

60 Minutes: Wael Ghonim and Egypt's New Age Revolution

Young Turks: Fox News Insider Tells All To Media Matters

MD: Cancer is going to "SURGE" over next few years in area impacted by oil disaster

Cleanup Over? "Football field" of submerged oil found in Florida -- "Oil washing onshore everyday"

Palestinian Leaders Suddenly Call for Elections

"I think they've handled what is a very difficult situation, about as well as it could be handled"

"How can you complain about him over this?" a top Republican warrior moaned. "It's no contest."

What *won't* Obama do to get Republicans to vote for him?

Boston Globe sees Egypt as Bush's work

SBA launches new Community Advantage Initiative loan program

Speaker Boehner: “It’s Not My Job To Tell” Americans That Obama Is Not A Muslim

Obama's budget to call for slashing oil tax breaks, boosting clean energy

US starts Farsi Twitter account aimed at Iranians

Joe Klein: Meanwhile, Across Town

Obama to Seek Changes ($100 Billion Cut Over Ten Years) in Pell Grants

Budget to make clear that post-9/11 military spending spree has ended

As we ready to review the New Budget, we "should" keep in mind....

NYT: Obama went against Clinton, Gates and Biden

Bill O’Reilly’s Tidal Skepticism Launches “You Can’t Explain That” Meme

Would you trade Social Security reform for Higher taxes for the rich?

Why aren't the Democrats proposing raising taxes?

Will sewer fees push some out? (Clean Water Act to cost Omaha 1,000s of jobs?)

Livestock boom risks aggravating animal ‘plagues,’ poses threat to food security and world’s poor

Administration to Push for Small ‘Modular’ Reactors

Oil Still Leaking out of Gulf Seafloor, EPA Blocking Action

Paradox: Linchpin Of The Long Emergency

Crude Reality (Is the US economy less susceptible to a major oil disruption than we thought?)

Sunday Funnies: Best Political Cartoons of the Week

Dirty Little Secrets of Search, NYT

Jihadist groups watch revolution pass them by

"Palestine’s Great Book Robbery"

How the hippies really did help to change our world

Straw Poll at CPAC Won by Tupac

The Insurers' Real Agenda for Change By Wendell Potter

"Spiritual Fitness" is Christian, Says Professed Co-Author of Army Leadership Manual

Dominionism's Threat Against Indian Country

Christian Flag Folding Ceremony Reveals Official Sanction of Church-State Violations in the Military

Freedom Falsehood: Religious Liberty Isn't Under Attack In America

Anonymous hack reveals HBGary plan to destroy WikiLeaks

What Egypt Can Teach America

Los Angeles Basin Long Overdue for Major Earthquake

Airborne Prions Make for 100 Percent Lethal Whiff

Small part of brain itching for a fight

"Louis" tells why Baptists need review boards

Swine flu gives its survivors supercharged immunity

The Week's Best Late-Night Jokes

Commentary: Time to shut up

WikiLeaks Springs a Leak

Arab Street to Cairo: Can You Spare a Tahrir Square

Giving Chase: Egypt, OK - But What About America’s Oligarchs? By Russ Baker

Lie of the Month: Social Security is Insolvent

Wikileaks - Saudi asked US to stop oil lawsuits

Egypt needs an ECONOMIC revolution, and the U.S. could learn from its unrest

Guardian UK: The west can no longer claim to be an honest broker in the search for peace

China’s poor treated to fake rice made from plastic

‘Kentucky Rising’ asks justified questions about governor’s disregard for EPA

Social Security’s Silent Majority

As Egypt Calms Down, So Do Israeli Nerves.

Have Saudis overstated how much oil is left?

The Age of Arrogance: Trump, Christie, et al....BuzzFlash/Ann Davidow

Paradox: Linchpin Of The Long Emergency (Carolyn Baker)

The Big Society: a cloak for the small state

Don't be blinded by the web. The world is actually stagnating

Colorado Sanctuary Ready to Receive Record-Breaking Lion Airlift

White House to Iran: Allow Opposition Demonstrations There

Poll: Most Utahns oppose designation of state gun

LaPierre vs. Reagan: Different Lessons on Guns

Crime Scenes: City leaders press for tougher gun laws (MD)

Gun Registry Supported by Norwalk Police Chief (CT)

Pentagon Fingered as a Source of Narco-Firepower in Mexico

Swiss reject gun control measures

(Republic Rich) Lowry gun crack at CPAC

U.S. Justice Dept. says gun claim is bogus - repeat bogus

City, county mull gun bans (Johnson County, Iowa)

Thank ya very much...

When Both Sides Are In The Right

OK, I had 10 donation hearts to give out so I picked some of my favorite gun members......

Man Pulls Gun in Bar Fight, Lands Behind Bars

Does New Jersey Need Even Tighter Gun Control?

On a non-argument note.....who is watching "Top Shot" on the History Channel?

Gun rights group to appeal ruling against guns in church (GA)

Cops vs AK47 video

Police: Man kills 4 in stabbing rampage across NYC (Not having a gun didn't stop this madman)

Swiss voters reject anti-gun initiative

For those of you thinking disarming a person with a knife is easy

So who do you shoot at?

Egypt "proves" that a government with a monopoly of force will abuse its power,

Feds urge Houstonians not to help in arming of criminals in Mexico

Need quick entry into Texas Capitol? Just get a gun permit

How many of you actually believe the 2.5 million yearly US defensive gun use number?

Swiss Vote to Keep Guns at Home

Have I mentioned lately how much I love Doonesbury?

Locked and loaded: Concealed carry grows as critics’ fears of ‘bloodbath’ proven wrong - A twofer.

FARC to Release Three Colombian Hostages in Effort to Initiate Peace Talks

In Honduras, 800,000 Malnourished Children

Colorado Sanctuary Ready to Receive Record-Breaking Lion Airlift

Cuba dissidents Hector Maseda and Angel Moya released

Question about tariffs and the difference in the worth of labor around the world.

Venezuela: Sanitary Napkins to Powedered Milk Shortage

Check out Yohandry's blog from Cuba, (more truthful than Yoani)

Bill Murray / DA Points win AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am

Tommy Morrison still insists he can box and doesn’t have HIV

The JR Chess Report (February 13): Le Seeks Repeat Title in Aeroflot Open

Gay Republicans backed CPAC write-in campaign for... DONALD TRUMP?

"The Left is Trying to Co-Opt Gays"

Rumsfeld: "Time Has Come" To Allow Gays To Serve Openly

"Palestine’s Great Book Robbery"

March 8 hopeful Camp David pact follows Mubarak

Prepare the ground for a real transition to democracy

Palestinian government to quit Monday: top official

Egypt's military moves to dissolve parliament, suspend constitution

Palestinian Leaders Suddenly Call for Elections

Prosor named Israel's UN ambassador

Gadhafi: Palestinian refugees can use Mideast unrest to pressure Israel

some of you may be interested in this site:

Societies worse off "when they have God on their side"

Secular humanists, check in.

Refuting the myth that Hitler, Stalin and Pol Pot were atheists.

Is Venus Geologically Active?

Newly Discovered: "Planet-Eating" Stars

SpaceX heavy-lift launch vehicle: 5 years, $2.5B fixed price

Dapper Blue Penguin: Tux Is a Feathery First