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Archives: February 17, 2011

Thank you to my secret admirer for the heart!

HIGH SCHOOL students join workers in protesting governor.

Madison Professional Police Officers Association stands together with the WPPA

I have not said so yet, so I will say it now: I fully support the Wisconsin protesters

Even Joe Scarborough gets it...our biggest long term problems are Medicare and Medicaid.

teabaggers... Allow me to go on a drunken rant

teabaggers... Allow me to go on a drunken rant

Question regarding Wisconsin state employees

WI are all cheeseheads now!

Why Isn't Wall Street in Jail?

Walker moves to vaporize Milwaukee School System

facebook status update: Anti-Government is the new black

$1.3 trillion in defense spending for 2010

Chinese hackers initiate an unprecedented and cordinated cyberattack on Canadian government

Birthers love Sarah Palin far more than any other 2012 GOP hopeful

Are there any NJ people here? What do the people of your State really think of

Eastern Michigan University: Obama's fiscal ideas concern students

Useful idiots...

CA-36: Debra Bowen files for Congress

I don't know if its been posted here or not,

What are the best run, Democratically controlled states?

n Open Letter to the People of Wisconsin

Scott Walker has already deducted pension money from our Wisconsin paycheck?

Anyone following the Doonesbury "dictator" story arc?

ya know, I really like Elliot Spitzer. He has a smart show.

Tom Tomorrow - The Strongman Steps Down

Remembering Doris 'Granny D' Haddock...

I wish Anonymous would help us...

Not trying to be maudlin -- donation to a women's crisis center in Lara Logan's name?

I hate being paranoid but MSNBC black outs happen in ATlanta, especially during the liberal time

Are ReTHUG Governors

They're trying to raise the retirement age to...

Toll road agency outsourcing license plate reading

Oxford Student:"Rekindling" of European far right-"rejection of multiculturalism and globalisation."

Sharks or Vending Machines: Which is Deadlier?

Barbara Moore: Walker sure isn’t good for our state

Barbara Moore: Walker sure isn’t good for our state

Donald H. and Carol A. Barton: Don’t let Walker ram ideas down our throats

Peng Her: From health care to unions, Walker bill assaults democracy

Kasich's contempt of working class people exposed in 2008 traffic violation.

Do Germans need a gender quota? Germany debates requiring a percentage of women on corporate boards.

Do Germans need a gender quota? Germany debates requiring a percentage of women on corporate boards.

Can Raymond Davis Case Trigger Egypt-Like Situation in Pakistan?

LETTER: Company has laid off many workers

Frederick M. Arnold: Don’t let Walker subvert process

Ed Mathwig: Walker has made series of mistakes

Dan McGlynn: Walker plan hurts veterans by hurting caregivers

Robert Crawford: Walker’s union busting will hurt businesses

Fiore Flashtoon: Military Math Boot Camp!

Letters: Walker plan harsh on middle-class families

LePage nominates Heritage Policy Center’s Bowen for education chief

The United States Black Budget 2009 Recently UNCLASSIFIED. Lets blow this open.

Changes in the Distribution of Workers' Hourly Wages Between 1979 and 2009 (declining union rates)

Letter: Direct attack on working class

New Jeans! Save 25% (made in usa)

WI - Walker gins up ‘crisis’ to reward cronies

Internet Searches Beginning to be Used as Evidence in Trials

Congressman Leonard Lance is Deceiving New Jersey Families (taking NJ taxpayer funded health care)

Debbie Schlussel: Lara Logan had it coming.

Democrats Tell Army: No More NASCAR-Too many millions spent

Sleepwalking Toward Plutocracy

“Localization is the Economics of Happiness”

I'm getting push polled on our aldermanic race in Chicago and it's pissing me off!

Why Our Government Would Fear Wikiarguments More than WikiLeaks

Tucker Carlson: Michelle Obama will raise your kids 'at gunpoint'

Tucker Carlson: Michelle Obama will raise your kids 'at gunpoint'

Governor Walker's shitty bill on its way to the Senate

Voting in the Devil - "Cairo in Wisconsin" - The Reid Report

What Would You Do if You Were Imprisoned for 18 Years for a Crime You Didn't Commit?

The DU Hundred Heart Dilemma - Resolved.

The DU Hundred Heart Dilemma - Resolved.

Republicans must be giddy

Pentagon's Secret Budget Alone Would Be World's Sixth Largest Military

We shouldn't need LIHEAP

Noam Chomsky on Democracy Now...Right now

Roseville, Calif., repeals crash tax: 'We made a mistake'

Just wondering..What is the difference between a centrist

Just wondering..What is the difference between a centrist

Rep. Paul Ryan On Wisconsin Protests: "Like Cairo Moved To Madison"

Rep. Paul Ryan On Wisconsin Protests: "Like Cairo Moved To Madison"

Republicans are stupid!

Unemployed need not apply: EEOC hears testimony

With the damage her husband did...

Thanks for heart and your donation to DU.

In Wisconsin, Budget Repair Bill Passes Committee; Mass Teacher Walkouts Planned

Thanks for the heart!

So why the great real estate heist?

"The Labor Movement; the folks who brought you the weekend."

"The Labor Movement; the folks who brought you the weekend."

Mr Fish: New Rule

Posting on Democratic Underground earns the "DUer" Heart

We Forgot to Celebrate Kim Jong-il birthday yesterday Comrades

Why Do They Hate Social Security?

Tennessee Republicans take first swipe at teachers union

The President's budget isn't serious...

FDA urged to ban soda ‘caramel’

Why do we have to raise taxes on the rich?

DEMOCRACY NOW

TWO Hearts!

The Neutron Bomb Economy: All Is Well

"We are all Lara" Egypt's Women Rally Behind Lara Logan

Help! In a media "dead zone" for Madison, WI updates

"Bernie Madoff went to jail because he stole from the *rich*"

Outings threatened against anti-gay politicians in Indiana

Does the IRS still give a % of $ recovered when you turn in tax cheats?

Please explain the media love for Chris Christie. Joey Scar, now Dana Millbank:

"I for one welcome our new computer overlords,"

EJ Dionne sums up nicely the dems dilemma versus rebubs...

EJ Dionne sums up nicely the dems dilemma versus rebubs...

EJ Dionne sums up nicely the dems dilemma versus rebubs...

Green Bay Packers Sound Off Against Gov. Scott "Hosni" Walker

Live-from-Bahrain Twitter list -- tweets from eyewitnesses

I'm sorry my government tortured you, David

I'm sorry my government tortured you, David

Think!

A tree fell and blocked an onramp here and of course, they sent a reporter, cameras, etc.

Cold Day in Hell Arrives for Patients

UW-Eau Claire staging a walkout & demonstration this morning.

Confirmed: Our Government Has Criminalized Beauty Products

Do we need Al Jazeera in Wisconsin?

Why do so many repub supporters live in the boonies?

You break it, you pay for it.

2010 Poll: Egyptians Dislike Obama, See U.S./Israel as "Threats," Want Clergy More Political

Thank you for the valentine, secret admirer.

Thank you for the valentine, secret admirer.

Rocker Kim sets tongues wagging (N. Korea)

Thank you so much to whoever gave me the Evil DUer heart!!

You can't argue with the numbers, healthcare reform huge success!

Conservative think tank gives right wing attempts to politicize education in Texas (and US) a "D"

The Tea Party and the Law of Unintended Consequences.

Right-Wing Media Freak Out Over Union Protests In Wisconsin

These so called body searches

Buyer's Remorse

Check Please? Republicans Propose Major Cuts To Social Security Administration

i would like to go on record as saying...

i would like to go on record as saying...

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker's Union Proposal Drives Teachers into Retirement

I have an old pair of hip boots and am thinking of sending them to my Democratic Senator

I have an old pair of hip boots and am thinking of sending them to my Democratic Senator

Bianca Vera Jumps Off 40 Foot Bridge To Save Her Life (Proceeds To Swim To Safety With Broken Back)

South Dakota Shelves Controversial 'Justifiable Homicide' Bill

Female War Reporters Hide Sexual Abuse To Continue Getting Assignments

Did Lara Logan's producer husband put her in harms way?

Just read where Lara Logan is back with her kids and is

Email MSNBC and tell them we want this protest in Madison covered.

Email MSNBC and tell them we want this protest in Madison covered.

Today's GD, we need to smile thread (too much shit going on today, our heads may explode)

Pro-Mubarak Barbarians, Not Egyptian Muslims, Attacked Lara Logan

Stop Attacking Workers! Statement of the Interfaith Worker Justice Board of Directors

Why all the sudden demonization against public employees?

Ohio executes Nazi sympathizer convicted of killing 3 at a Cleveland college campus in 1982

Ohio executes Nazi sympathizer convicted of killing 3 at a Cleveland college campus in 1982

How Come Anderson Cooper Is Not In Madison, Wisconsin?......

Shawna Forde Guilty - Possible Death Sentence

Gov. Walker trying to subvert property rights

Long lost silent movies returned to US

Rick Scott was getting his information from the Heritage Foundation. Re: Fl Railway rejection.

Hillary Clinton donors indicted

Nicholas Kristof: Tunisia. Egypt. Bahrain?

Bad Reporter: "Are Nations Trees Using Social Media to Topple Borders?"

Milwaukee JournalSentinel poll on Walker's bill, Vote now!

Tom Toles- Da Doo Ron Ron

#Jan25: One Tweet, One Story

Thursday TOON Roundup part 3 -repubs

Tracking Mubarak's Fixer

It's Back: FBI Announcing Desire To Wiretap The Internet

Public employees are NOT overpaid - the rest of us are

Some lawmakers say it's time to cut their own pay

Woman Dies While Waiting 40 Minutes For Medical Treatment in Philly Airport

Glenn Beck - have I got a conspiracy for you

Thursday TOON Roundup part 6

Thursday TOON Roundup part 6

Larisa Alexandrovna: "Rape, The Everlasting Gobstopper"

Thursday TOON Roundup part 2- More cuts

Thursday TOON Roundup part 5- Middle East Change

Ray McGovern Discusses BRUTAL ARREST at Secretary Clinton's INTERNET FREEDOM Speech

Thousands of Ohioans Gathering to Protest Kasich Cuts

Thursday TOON Roundup part 4 - Iran

Teacher absences force Racine to close schools Feb 17

You like me, you really like me

Guys, Wisconsin Democrats did NOT vote for this. Please quit saying that

Glenn Beck - have I got a conspiracy for you

High-speed rail: What's not to like?

"Live Reporting from the Wisconsin Rally"

******Thank you for the Hearts Post!*********

Audio: ABC's Miguel Marquez Attacked During Bahrain Protests

(Republican) Bills Seek Watchdog for Federal Judges

Freed by Egypt’s Revolt, Workers Press Demands

Will There Be A Move To Recall Walker?

Republicans are the most heartless bastards anyone could ever imagine.

Big Eddie on the ground in Madison

Wisconsin: Protest like a Egyptian?

Organizing for America (ie OBAMA) is fighting for Wisconsin!

Organizing for America (ie OBAMA) is fighting for Wisconsin!

Progressives United

Wisconsin Crowds Swell to 30,000; Key GOP Legislators Waiver.

Ohio Citizens Group Defending Health Care.

Serial tire slasher caught after terrorizing Austin neighborhood for 16 years

freepers are so cute

Lol Republicans think Obama using birther issue to split their party.

"Hundreds descend on Ohio Statehouse to protest collective bargaining changes"

Update: Protesters building up on (Madison, Capitol) square,

Stand with Wisconsin's working people

twitter.com/feministbieber - Ms. Magazine responds to Justin Bieber

Crazy Weather

Live Reporting from the Wisconsin Rally

Have people woken up nearly 30 years after Ronnie's union busting?

Any continuous live coverage of what's going on in WI?

Wisconsin Dems walk out of Senate No Quorum No vote today! YAY

Campbell County Repeals Smoking Ban

Obviously, the problem is that workers have "too" much power

787 Dreamliner teaches Boeing costly lesson on outsourcing

Decision Time: Obama Administration Faces New Legal Question in Same-Sex Marriage Lawsuits

Are The Republican Battles Becoming Too Public?

A genuine salute to the Madison police is in order:

Thanks for the heart. It made my day.

Arrest made in poisoning of 130-year-old Auburn trees

Action Alert for those who want to help in Wisconsin

Action Alert for those who want to help in Wisconsin

Are Democrats Negotiating A Monumentally Stupid Deficit Deal?

Ohio Unions start twitter revolution................

Teabonics: NY Daily News The most ridiculous - and misspelled

MSNBC doing their 'Education Nation' charters are the answer...

MSNBC doing their 'Education Nation' charters are the answer...

for those interested Bernie and Russ will be on Hartman

On Big Eddie show, a lawyer is pointing out that the

CBS complicit in news coverup

Pro-union letter I had published last month in our city's paper

Florida legislator files bill allowing recall of State officials(Gov, Lt. Gov, Cabinet, Legislature)

Walker gins up ‘crisis’ to reward cronies

Bravo Wisconsin!!!

"Irish banks lend unsecured money to each other then claim loans as collateral to borrow from the EC

Is there any live streaming video coverage of the goings on in Wisconsin?

CNN Clueless on the Wis. Senators not showing up

CNN Clueless on the Wis. Senators not showing up

Grovelbot needs a make-over to stand in Solidarity with WI

Grovelbot needs a make-over to stand in Solidarity with WI

(WI) Senate Democrats leave state Capitol, deny quorum, delay vote

Firms throw up new hurdle: Unemployed need not apply

Officer Birk quits after SPD rebuke - Shooting death of woodcarver John Williams

Another front in the assault to break the unions

John Nichols: Never prouder of my state, its workers and unions

WI: Republican Senate "leader" threatens to send State Police after Dems.

USDA Uncovers PLOT To Import FAKE CHINESE ORGANIC FOODS

Ben Ali reportedly in coma after stroke

Truthout Live Blog: Wisconsin Protest Rally in Madison

WI Democratic Assembly members are wearing orange t-shirts as a show of support.

Is Russ Feingold Heading For Madison Wisconsin?

Just alerted a young woman as to what is going on in Winsconsin

On H.R. 1: Proposed Elimination of Biological Research Funding (BER)

Here's how the Walker Plan helps the Economy in Wisconsin.

'Seinfeld' actor Len Lesser dies at 88

Justice Breyer: Reaction to Bush v. Gore shows America's strengths

Well, I see CNN got their talking points re: WI

MSNBC daytime covering Wisconsin!

"It's not a TOUGH DECISION to cut money for POOR children": Rep George Miller.

President Obama and Democrats in Congress - there are more than a few of us who would like to see

State Workers Pack the Rotunda at the State Capitol in Madison, Wis, Feb 17 - pics

March 4th.

Teahadist Terrorists vs Americans face off in Columbus!

Teahadist Terrorists vs Americans face off in Columbus!

"UPDATE: Democratic Senators Out-Of-State"

Batshit Crazy Bachmann responds to birther question by discussing the stimulus program

HuffPo Wisconsin

(WI) The Senate majority leader, Scott Fitzgerald order Police to track down Democrats

On the edie show, lawyer read law

Hummingbird may be spying on you - new Pentagon robot drone

My letter to editor about Walker's bid to take down the unions was published

Republicans want to reduce deficit $100 billion. Here's a way to reduce it $100 billion in two yrs:

Raise Taxes

Republicans want to reduce deficit $100 billion. Here's a way to reduce it $100 billion in two yrs:

Republicans want to reduce deficit $100 billion. Here's a way to reduce it $100 billion in two yrs:

CNN wrong again

Cheers for Obama (yes for real ) DNC playing role in Wisconsin protest (big role)

8 - 10,000 people are in the capitol!

Over 80 Long Island Faith Leaders Call On Peter King To Cancel ‘Muslim Radicalization’ Hearings

Wisconsin protests promised to be upcoming on CNN

Surprise! Chief banking-rescue-deal guy from FDIC decamps for Goldman $achs

This anchor on CNN right now, Don Lemon, is getting to sound really foolish interviewing

Wisconsin Gov. Walker Ginned Up Budget Shortfall To Undercut Worker Rights

Wisconsin Gov. Walker Ginned Up Budget Shortfall To Undercut Worker Rights

Well I'm down to panhandling: Will smile for a star.

If you don't love America then get out!

CNN you ignorant shits! It's the senators jobs to protect the public interest

Scientists find men's TV remotes much dirtier than women's remotes

Are these the same people who care about what is going on in WI right now?

North Carolina's Democratic governor wants job cuts

"FedBizOps"-CONFIRMATION-US GOV Solicitation For "Persona Management Software" (HBGary Email UPDATE)

A while ago, I slammed those who thought we would have uprisings like Egypt. I take some of it back.

Boy, Don Lemon on CNN is being tough on the WI democrats

DU this poll on Wi public workers (would you vote in favor of Gov. Scott Walker’s proposals)CORRECTE

Live blog from Wisconsin here

Help! Where can I either email or tweet or SOMETHING to CNN?

President Obama, Why Do you Want to Work With the GOP on Social Security?

I can't help thinking that we need Keith Olbermann back NOW.

CNN editorializing: "People deserve to know where their state senators are"

Sen Feingold on Thom Hartmann right now

Google Just Bought The Tallest Building In Dublin For ~$136 Million

DNC playing role in Wisconsin protests

Comic actor Kenneth Mars (The Producers/ Young Frankenstein) dies

Ed Schultz: The Dems in the Wisconsin state house have walked out

Honda launches global recall of unfit Fits

"He wasn't elected to just sit in the oval office. He was elected to lead. If he won't, we will."

!!!!! "...Walker signs tax cut bill into law"

Dem Rep Receives Threat Over NASCAR Proposal (DOCUMENT)

How does the out-of-state rule work?

Contact Don Lemon on Facebook about Wisconsin

Killer Cola

The Democratic Peoples Republic of Rockford, Illinois?

For every time we called Bush a fascist war-mongerer...

New Wisconsin State Motto

WHERE IS SCOTT WALKER? Wisconsin's fearless leader.

Robert Reich\: "Social Security isn’t responsible for the federal deficit. Just the opposite."

CNN planning to blame Florida state employees for child's death

Yup, They're Gone-all the Democratic senators have left the state (WI)

My Concern over Wisconsin

We need some of that gumption, across the lake here in Michigan

Scott rebuked by 26 senators over high-speed rail funding

A rant against making people pay for water.

The Devil's Bargain

Five NYC Radio Stations Commit To Keeping Glenn Beck Off The Air

Five NYC Radio Stations Commit To Keeping Glenn Beck Off The Air

City leaders want to make it a requirement that only adults be the ones walking their dogs

So is Powell just naive or stupid??

Tree killer, over a stupid college football loss...

New CPAC head apparently plans to ban Dick Cheney next year

Tell the GOP and Dems: If you want to cut the deficit, start with the Pentagon!

Tell the GOP and Dems: If you want to cut the deficit, start with the Pentagon!

Wisconsin Rotunda Packed With Protestors ( PICTURE)

Love it! "McCarthyism *Back In Wisconsin*" T-shirts...

Irrational Exuberance: The Trouble With Hysteria Over Public Pension Shortfalls

Internet a very large-scale spying machine

Obama re Wisconsin - this is an assault on Unions

Teabaggers, Union supporters clash (verbally) at Ohio Statehouse

You, Governor Walker, are clown shoes.

so is anyone complaining to CNN about Don Lemon today?

Paul Ryan On Wisconsin Protests: 'It's Like Cairo Has Moved To Madison'

A quick reminder to all repeating what a giant success HCR was. We had the votes for a public option

Will Representative Issa (R) really investigate Wall Street?

I used to think a general strike would be impossible in the US

Milwaukee archbishop backs unions

Walker gins up ‘crisis’ to reward cronies (Cap Times editorial)

Glenn Beck is getting thrown off the airwaves...so what?

Here is the deal

This is a prime example of what is wrong with this country

Why is it when doctors + insurance complain they don't get paid enough by Medicaire or Medicaid

Rock and Roll Rewind: 1960's

For the last decade unions have been forced into contracts with givebacks.

Please Join PROTECT WISCONSIN FAMILIES on facebook, if you, you know, are on fb.

Oh my. Who chose the republicans talking on Dylan Ratigan?

BP oil fund is to generous

Thank you all for the four hearts! My heart is bursting with happiness! :) n/t

Toronto cop apologizes for telling female college students to dress more modestly to avoid rape

the elephant in the room....

Special report: China flexed its muscles using U.S. Treasuries - Reuters

In Italy, the US has 9,855 members of our Armed forces station there...

In Italy, the US has 9,855 members of our Armed forces station there...

FLASHBACK: Texas Dems Fled State In 2003 To Block GOP Re-Redistricting Plan

FLASHBACK: Texas Dems Fled State In 2003 To Block GOP Re-Redistricting Plan

If you need a star to enjoy DU, pm me.

They are using the speech of Communist and marxists, them rightist are.

The Wisconsin Senate Dems are in Rockford, IL

Dirty GOP: The Republican Plan To Abolish The EPA

All you Texans remember Senator John Whitmire (Quitmire)?

Hunton & Williams Left Fingerprints at SEIU

Can elected officials be recalled

GM recalls Cadillac CTS for wheel problem

Rove: 'Birthers falling into Obama's Trap'

Grothman says he's against collective bargaining

I need answers DUers - help!!

Tweety right out of the gate: Public unions are "most relentless"...

Wisconsin Protests: State Police Pursue Democratic Lawmakers Boycotting Vote

Trumka: Wisconsin Cuts Are Payback for Politicians, CEOs

Kucinich: Trillions for War and Now ZERO for Peace!

Who is this cow on CNN?

The wheels have come off of our 'government'.

Is Wisconsin Our Egypt? 15,000 Protest Off-the-Wall Right-Wing Governor's Policies (Alternet)

Wisconsin Crowds Swell to 30,000; Key GOP Legislators Waver

Wisconsin Democratic Senator Lena C. Taylor's Facebook status: "BRB"

Foxnation.com- Union Hate Rally in Wisconsin: Protests Rife With Hitler, Gun Targets, Death Threats

Chippewa Falls, WI protest this afternoon at Courthouse

Wisconsin DUers (First of all, my sympathies) Does Walker have any backers to

People haven't seen anything like this in my lifetime

People haven't seen anything like this in my lifetime

Republican-backed changes to Walker's "Budget Repair Bill" that helped it pass JFC

Tyche, Giant Hidden Planet, May Exist In Our Solar System

Holy Shit Tweety on Wisconsin - break the Unions

"...the long road to trying to accept responsibility for something terrible he did a long time ago"

"...the long road to trying to accept responsibility for something terrible he did a long time ago"

omfg who is that total asshole anchor on CNN???

OMG! Boehner quote on Wisconsin protesters:

Tea party out to defeat 3 longtime GOP senators

LOL Boehner's statement on Wisconsin accuses White House of spreading misinformation re: Walker

Obama was quoted out of context on Wisconsin public workers! (video & transcript)

Newt Gingrich straw poll result for Republican presidential candidate

BREAKING NEWS: Walker calls Democrat walkout 'disrespectful,' to hold press conference; 4:45 CST

Cabbies asked to aid in search for donor for 3-year-old leukemia patient

Seems like a lot of frustration going on in Wisconsin. What did they think would happen when they

Feds bust welfare queens in $225 million worth of Medicare scams!

I've been a student of strategy since I was eight years old.

Private Sector Workers Join Ohio Fight

Can someone explain the true nature of WI's fiscal situation?

Why is everyone so upset about Scott Walker? He seems

Patriot Act Measures Extended For 90 Days By Congress

Dean Baker: Budget Cuts are the Real Job-Killers

Anyone going to watch batshit crazy Glenn Beck with end times freaks tonight...

5 Browns Patriarch Confesses to Sexually Abusing Daughters

5 Browns Patriarch Confesses to Sexually Abusing Daughters

Train wreck of a governor (Florida's Rick Scott)

MI gov. tough choices, slashes spending and $1.8 billion from business taxes

Does anybody think the NFL lockout is timed to go along with this nationwide anti-labor movement ?

Anonymous Florida State Senator about Rick Scott: “Is he f**#!ng crazy?”

Walker Live Stream of News Conference

Excuse me Mary Matalin -- kindly go F*ck yourself

Tax breaks for rich and..

lol John Boner quotes King George the 1st "Read my lips"

DPS: Minnesota bomb plotters linked to Mansion fire

Hear Ye Hear Ye!! The Speaker of the House of Representatives

Parnell won't implement federal health overhaul in Alaska

Parnell won't implement federal health overhaul in Alaska

Parnell won't implement federal health overhaul in Alaska

Wisconsin Protest Signs!

John Boehner: I Stand With WI Gov. Scott Walker

Does Helen Thomas regret comments on Israel? ‘Hell no’

Alabama governor urges calm

Bill OK'd to end collective bargaining with schools

Alaska governor says he won't enact federal health care law

America 2050 Statement re: Cancellation of Florida's High-Speed Rail Project

Bill OK'd to end collective bargaining with schools (TN)

Support the unions! Support the Cheeseheads! Wear green and yellow tomorrow!

Public Employee Union Protests Spread From Wisconsin to Ohio

"Hosni Walker Must GO!"

Gay Marriage is out of (MD) Senate committee and is going for open debate on Senate floor.

Public Employee Protests Spread to Ohio!!!! Fan the flames, people, fan the flames!!!!

Ed Shultz HELL YEAH!

Citizens from Wisconsin. I have a question.

Citizens from Wisconsin. I have a question.

Citizens from Wisconsin. I have a question.

Bill OK'd to end collective bargaining with schools

Rolling Stone: Why Isn't Wall Street in Jail?

Need help in changing this old poster from Poland into an avatar for DU

Aging Toyota Corolla facing small-car tsunami

Let's do a mind exercise: Pretend that Ray McGovern was a teabagger

Chris Rock on the Tea Party - They’re going crazy. They’re insane.

What does Wisconsin do with all the money its state lottery makes?

Teamsters President Calls Protests "Inspiring"

Mary Bell of the Teachers Assoc. in WI is schooling Candy Crowley on CNN...

Mary Bell of the Teachers Assoc. in WI is schooling Candy Crowley on CNN...

Lawmakers look to head off bans on freebies at restaurants (& coupons and vouchers)

Candy is an ass.

Matthew Rothschild: Glorious Rallies in Madison, Ground Zero of the Fight Back

Dedicated to our union brothers and sisters in Wisconsin - fight on

Iranian Opposition Leader Missing as Tensions Rise

Brian Williams just said Wisconsin is "broke"--

Finally, Madison Wisconsin is all over the news. Too big to ignore. nt

The GOP's Medicaid Ambush

WISCONSIN WOKE UP AMERICA

Archaeologists study Mayan origins in Guatemala

Lena Taylor - WI State Senator who took stand today on Lawrence O'Donnell tonight

Lena Taylor - WI State Senator who took stand today on Lawrence O'Donnell tonight

Lena Taylor - WI State Senator who took stand today on Lawrence O'Donnell tonight

House defeats Heller bid to cut foreign aid (by 14.5% chosen to symbolize the UE rate in Nevada)

Charter School Says It Could Profit From State Education Cuts

The Impact of State Budget Cuts on Disabled Residents

Obey: Wisconsin Gov. Walker Is Channeling Mubarak

rEPUBLICAN PLATFORM : wE GOTTA CATCH UP WITH THE REST OF THE THIRD WORLD"

STL Police Could Lose 60 Officers, Proposes “Historic” Pension Changes

Fox: Subtle as a sledgehammer: Union Violence in Wisconsin, Arrest Made

We few, we happy few, we band of brothers;

Interesting debate on Hardball just now. Is Chris Christie's WEIGHT a political issue

Shy U.S. Intellectual Created Playbook Used in a Revolution

First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.

School District Cuts 778 Jobs, $24.4M In Anticipation Of Reduced State Budget

Ray McGovern arrested

Alaska's governor SP v. 2.0 won't implement federal health overhaul in Alaska

Unions want to overturn election result

Please Support Wisconsin Teachers In This JS Poll.

Support the unions! Support the Cheeseheads! Wear orange!

Sara Palin answered some questions today..here is what it cost to be there.

Obama 2012 support slips; Now, any generic Republican ties him

Keep government out of my ability to collectively bargain!

RI lawmaker proposes taxing high-priced clothing

Abortion

Senate fighting back against Scott in Florida. They have requested train funds be given to the

digby: Scary Nerds Taking Over The World

Appleton West High School students protest in support of their teachers (WI) - pics

Vodka Butt-Shot Contractor STILL Guarding the Kabul Embassy

It's important to remember, a threat to workers anywhere is a threat to workers everywhere!

Who Needs the Media...We're Going to Shut it Down One State at a Time !

Iowa human services to cut 236 jobs

Way too early, but what will the 2013 Congress look like?

It's time TO BE HOPEFUL...

Social networks, social revolution Youtube, Facebook and Twitter have become the new weapons

Bahrain army clamps down after protests crushed

Not just NASCAR - McCollum proposes cuts to military bands, musical equipment, performances

Didn't Eisenhower call in the National Guard to protect the children entering the desegregated....

Anyone know of good MSNBC or CNN live feeds?

Anyone know of good MSNBC or CNN live feeds?

Debbie Wasserman Schultz voted for the Patriot Act extension

Cops Ticket British Mom for Letting Son, 14, Babysit His Pre-K Brother

In the propaganda wars, which side is winning?

Limbaugh Calls WI Protests "An Anti-Democracy Movement," Repeats Myth About Public Pay

Show Your Support for Embattled State Workers!

My Math Professor is a bagger and Indiana sucks...

My Math Professor is a bagger and Indiana sucks...

MiddleEast thread of the day: Libyans in USA allege coercion and some tweets

MERS Tells Servicers to Stop Foreclosing in Their Name - FDL

Nominee for 2nd Circuit Wins Committee Vote

"As Long as the Population is Quiet...We can Just Continue"-- Noam Chomsky Interview

How the middle class became the underclass - CNN Money

The difference, IMHO, between Egypt and the US (re: protests)

Thirteen House Dems Vote With GOP To Defund Obama 'Czars'

CNN,The Other Fox "News" Channel. got their right wing talking points.

"I prefer Socialism to Feudalism!" This is part of a remark I heard about

"I prefer Socialism to Feudalism!" This is part of a remark I heard about

WI Rep, Lena C. Taylor (D) will be on MSNBC Last Word tonight

Does GOP recognize Universal Human Rights?

To the International Whaling Commission: My Complete and Utter Frustration

Wisconsin Labor Jams Capitol To Resist Governor’s Attacks

Thursday TOON Roundup part 1- unkind cuts

The discussion point should not be what union employees get, but what non-union employees DON'T get.

This is what happens when a Democrat suggests cutting a favorite GOP program

How dare US ask for these rights!!!

Fox and the Republicans are afraid of the grassroots! That is what all this hatred is about!

All public employees throughout the US should wear a ribbon in solidarity

Orrin Hatch Makes Wisconsin His Latest Tea Party Rallying Cry

Which is more fun and satisfying?

Thirteen House Dems Vote With GOP To Defund Obama 'Czars'

Teabag Freeper Fraternity Brother of mine posts on his Facebook

Do We Sometimes Focus Too Closely, Just To Make a Point?

Cuts In State Funding Could Lead To More Auto Thefts

Russ Feingold on union proposal: “one of the least Wisconsin-like things I’ve ever een anyone do.”

Nicholas Kristof: Brutal Crackdown in Moderate Bahrain

NY City to fire teachers, cut capital spending

OMG!! WI Dems go on the lam!!

WWII veteran Canadian drafted by the US Army passed away last week.

Firefighters for Labor march towards the Wisconsin Capitol building - pic

Public Employee Unions are a problem

Facebook Group forming to Recall Scott Walker

Whoa - Coulter to join Lawrence O'Donnell live, coming up now!

Thanks for the Heart!

Two REPUB Senators reported to be missing, too!

Community action agencies face 50 percent cut in Obama budget

So, how do we change the discussion?

3 Orland Park men charged with vandalizing cars at auto show

mods pls delete, posting bug error

Jim DeMint: Bert, Ernie, the big Marxist yellow bird and their leftist pals must be stopped

150 protestors in Chippewa Falls this aft (pics)

Las Vegas: Man opens fire on girlfriend in freeway shooting spree

Reagan Democrats

Now HERE Is How You Protest The Government !!!

Have-nots: Honorable hearts herein.

USC transplants kidney into wrong person

Chris Christie is a huge f#cking douche bag.

Finland has the best schools in the world and a very powerful teachers union

Kelsey Grammer's "Right Network" offers Samuel "Joe The Plumber" Weaselburger a show. USA! USA! USA!

On Calling In the National Guard on Wisconsinites: Why It Is Wrong, and Potentially Illegal

Gene Sharp is the #1 most emailed story in the NYT

Stockton school district gives away unapproved learning materials costing $4 million

Mary Matalin just said teacher union "parasitic" and were committing

Hummingbird watch. I don't know how long it will last, but one of the babies

Guilty plea in newlywed crash death (under age DWI)

Wonkette: Rep Lena C. Taylor Wins teh Internet

Posting in support of Anonymous earns the "Evil DUer" Heart

Operation Bahrain ( #opbahrain ) - Anonymous Press Release

Ed Schultz Show Features Wisconsin LABOR STRIKES! 10:00 p.m. EST

Asthma tied to bacterial communities in the airway

Police: Mom Kept Pills In Reach Of Kids

Turn on Rachel, she is covering the shennanigans

Ed Shultz will be in Wisconsin tonight..Check in if you will be watching!

Rewrite the textbooks: Findings challenge conventional wisdom of how neurons operate

Anti-Walker Rally - Madison, WI | February 17, 2011 photos

DNC Expands Role In Labor Protests To Ohio, Indiana

Are there physical limits on stupid?

Public Employees give up getting paid as much as their private sector counterparts...

Defunding the Democratic Party -- Mother Jones

Grass Roots: Catholic bishop echoes support for labor; what does your faith say?

By far the best Rachel Maddow Show I've ever seen!

ChamberLeaks: PLAN Solicited By Chamber Lawyers Included MALWARE HACKING Of Activist Computers

What are we fighting for? The scraps. Yep, the scraps.

Ann Coulter? WTF?

Sign spotted in Madison: "I walk for my teachers not on them"

Milwaukee - MPS may be closed Friday....

Cover of Madison Magazine...

Do Republicans know they are losing the battle for Wisconsin?

Fox News admits using 2010 footage of Ron Paul.Labels it "honest mistake # 463"

this is a brillaint site that follows Beck, please check it out

Albany’s Shirley Sherrod has sued Andrew Breitbart

JFK on unions: "Those who would cripple collective bargaining do a disservice to democracy"

Why Republicans must always be "to the right" of Democratic politicans.

Yeah Rachel! Wisc. doesn't have a $$ problem! The Go is lying!!!

Ramen noodle thief strikes

Wisconsinites need to call their legislators not just once, not just twice, but 10 times

Kids who skip school are tracked by GPS

Ed Schultz announced that he'll be in Madison tomorrow night, too

SD calls off open season on abortion providers.

Whoever just gave me a heart has a fine sense of humor.

Public workers by the numbers

Public workers by the numbers

Wisconsin Senate Democrats located

Homeless man being booked by APD (Albany PD, GA)

Wisconsin teacher: ‘When you see injustice, you have to speak out’

Call your friends, your family and tell them to turn on MSNBC ED NOW!

FHA is raising it's annual MIP. So this sounds like a good thing, right?

Head's Up!! MSNBC "The Ed Show" from Madison , WI in 5 mins!!!

On the News Hour this evening, Senators Chambliss and Warner

I joined the 540,000 to See Scott Walker Out on FB. Please join the Recall Florida Governor Rick

URGENT: Public service workers are under attack (AFSCME Email & E action)

Help wanted — jobless need not apply

Does any else think Tweety is contemplating a trip to Madison tomorrow?

What can I do to help the situation in Wisconsin?? Phone calls? Emails?

TONIGHT for one night only: RISE

If we had put Social Security into Al Gore's "lockbox"...?

Another great progressive needs to hear from you - Bernie has a poll.

Here is A Million $$$ Program That Speaker BONER Should Defund

When I was a little girl, I wanted to be a teacher

The country wasn't "broke" until the Repubs took over and said we were "broke"

"I Stand with the Muppet Lobby!"

Walker seeks to roll back FMLA

Whomever you are, thank you.

So who will the Republicans send in to quash the Madison protests?

Nancy Pelosi just Tweeted Ed Schultz - She stands with the people in Wisconsin

Anyone watching Ed. Basically covering we are watching in WI the effect of

Glenn Beck's Grand Unified Conspiracy Theory

Wisconsin State Capitol, aka The Thunderdome!

Eau Claire County Board opposes Governor Walker's bill

So I found fraud on my health insurance and who cares?

Last week some people were asking for specifics on the Egyptian protesters

Last week some people were asking for specifics on the Egyptian protesters

damn those commie squirrels....

Watch Ed in Madison live online here:

Let me reach for the RW decoder ring

Remember this old tune?

Public sector in the crosshairs of anti-union politicians

I'm too close to this to judge. Does the rest of the world "get" what's happening in Cheddarland?

OMG! TDS is hilarious tonight...

Ed doing what Ed does best..... kudos

(Maryland) Gay marriage has the votes to pass state Senate

WOW..Angry Dem. Rep. George Miller shoots back at Savannah Guthrue re: "Tough decisions" on Budget

FIRST rule of DUI arrests: Do NOT take a swig of Scotch in front of the arresting deputy.

Meanwhile, over at the House...

Solidarity...

Solidarity...

My impressions of Scott Mubarak so far…

Rockford Tea Partiers show up in Rockford to harass Wisconsin Senate Dems

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

Can there be a recall election in Wisconsin??

Seems To Me The Next Thing The People Of Wisconsin Should Do......

I am concern about Ed's safety tomorrow

ah naitonal leadership is getting behind the workers

Ray McGovern arrested for disorderly conduct (incident during speech by SOS Clinton)

Feingold's PROGRESSIVES UNITED - I joined it today!

Wouldn't it be great if this fourth attempt to reestablish whooping cranes were successful?

[POLL] Do you favor ending the collective bargaining rights of public unions? please hit this

Has The Daily Show Covered the Protests yet?

As a public service employee I would like to say I am really proud of DUers

Jon Stewart Introduces The First Muslim Cosby Show: The Qu’osby Show! - VIDEO link

GA Legislator Wants to Create The Uterus Police to Investigate Miscarriages

AFSCME on Facebook (thumb up & comment please)

Fannie, Freddie's Legal "Feeding Frenzy" Costs Taxpayers $434 Million

Fannie, Freddie's Legal "Feeding Frenzy" Costs Taxpayers $434 Million

Philadelphia Man Moves to Foreclose on Wells Fargo Over Mortgage

Philadelphia Man Moves to Foreclose on Wells Fargo Over Mortgage

Ray McGovern: Manhandled by police. Poppy Bush: Awarded Medal of Freedom

HA!

President Obama can forget about re-election

You know what would really hellp this country out?

The WI thing? ..

The WI thing? ..

Okay, I gotta say it -- the "protest" Ed is covering looks very contrived.

Urban Prep all male charter sends 100% of graduating class to college!!

Republican President Dwight Eisenhower on Unions:

Wisconsin Local Dems say they'll support recall for lawmakers voting yes on budget bill

A great disturbance in the force...

Cheesehead Vendetta

The Threat to Social Security is Real and Closed Door Discussions Have Commenced

We need a Wisconsin *****LIVE THREAD****.... so here it is. ****OFFICIAL LIVE THREAD****

There is an amazing thing going on in Wisconsin. Is it the beginning of a movement?

We are all Cheeseheads now....

BBC: Wisconsin public workers protest over anti-union bill

Why is the WI senate walk out worse than a U.S. senate fillubuster?

Gov Walker was at the Capitol today

Download Gene Sharp's "Self Liberation" for Free Here and READ IT, DAMMIT.

Governor Walker said he's received 8000 emails, mostly positive. Lets change that, DU.

where are the "DEMOCRATS" regarding Wisconsin

Feel like getting in touch with Governor Walker?

PIC: the rotunda in Wisconsin

That is all...

Gotta love this quote by the spokesman for the WI state democratic party...

Military Chaplain: ‘It Must Have Been God’s Will for Her to Be Raped’

Do Something

The real reason why they are going after Social Security and not Medicare

'I'm an Alabama cowboy' and a black man can't cuff me, unruly passenger said

Things that are kind of funny! Michael Bolton...head of steelworkers union.

MSNBC hiitng the top 5 on Directv "What's Hot"

Really, Lawrence? Ann Coulter?

Taxing pension income in Michigan

Sarah Palin

Sarah Palin

Time to End the Draft…and Save $24 Million a Year

Time to End the Draft…and Save $24 Million a Year

PG&E wants consumers to help pay for San Bruno explosion

The numbers are in this month, and they're not good

What would happen if all public workers that

The main reason the demonization of public unions has hit a fever pitch...

The main reason the demonization of public unions has hit a fever pitch...

Wisconsin Gov. Walker Ginned Up Budget Shortfall To Undercut Worker Rights

Stop the Anti-Collective Bargaining Job Killing Bill in Ohio Petition Please Sign

Stop the Anti-Collective Bargaining Job Killing Bill in Ohio Petition Please Sign

The Progressive: "President Obama reveals that he cares little about the poor and working class"

I want to apologize to everyone.

The Five Basic Steps To Organizing a Union

If other Unions won't show solidarity with the public employees union in Wisconsin

Well it seems to me the mask is completely off

Baghdad wants U.S. to pay $1 billion for damage to city

Veterans and GIs to the Wisconsin National Guard: ‘Stand with the workers and students!’

"Why is that totalitarian regimes always start with eliminating labor unions?"

Thirteen House Dems Vote With GOP To Defund Obama 'Czars'

Q: Why was now picked as the time to Shock Doctrine the USA?

Facing foreclosure without missing a payment...

Dear America: You and Your Future Are Under Siege - FDL

The Apostate: Paul Haggis vs. the Church of Scientology

If "everything is on the table", how about marijuana enforcement?

Something is amiss here. My daughter is an MD. Internal Medicine.

The South sucks. Rural America sucks.

Wisconsin Gov. Walker Ginned Up Budget Shortfall To Undercut Worker Rights

Lara Logan: Was She Actually Raped?

Lara Logan: Was She Actually Raped?

I was almost arrested

For Wi. and maybe a little for the rest of us....

Need help with a poll! Show some DU love.

Anyone outside of Wisconsin wanna help?

Repost, STRIKE FUND

Government shut-down may drive APWU, AFGE, AFSME, NTEU and NLC into the mix.

Rachel reporting that Wisconsin unions that supported republicans are excluded from union busting

DU these polls re: WI

Palin slams Michelle Obama over breastfeeding

Donald Trump is a stupid fucking pig.

For My Friends In Wisconsin: Goin' Down The Road Feelin' Bad (Carolina Chocolate Drops version)

Tea Party Patriots Investigated: 'They Use You and Abuse You'

If you got an "Evil DUer" heart - that's actually a good thing

State Police refusing to go after Democrats in WI.

Good grief. Lawrence O'Donnell is having Ann Coulter upcoming on his show

Saudi prince Talal warns of uprising threat

Don't worry about Palin or Romney in 2012, look out for this guy...

Already 8 schools closed for Friday in the Madison area.

Japan ends Antarctic whaling season

Internet a very large-scale spying machine?

Boy Refuses to Wrestle Girl

My reply to RW'er tonight on FB (He said unions were bleeding us dry):

I was asked to speak Saturday to the protesters in Madison, Wi

DU this poll, please Re: Wisconsin situation.

GENOCIDE IN LIBYA, AND NO ONE CARES.

The walk out in Wisconsin is fun politics but what is more fun is trying to predict which Democrat

Al-Jazeera's silence on Lara Logan

Cenk Uygur Had A Great Show Tonight! His ratings seem to be great too.

I HAVE MARCHED WITH HIM SIDE BY SIDE: Our hero Protester Ray McGovern Is Bloodied

No "Heartbreaks" for the rich! kpete and nadinbrzezinski have too many...

This sounds like a man who is afraid.

Totally blind senior had his sight restored as he talked to a photo of his deceased wife.

Wisconsin story has gone international!

I saved a life. To celebrate,I'll sponsor 2 more DUers who need stars

Where do I go now?

What a sick joke the "no inflation, no COLA for 2 years" has become on our seniors

Freepers and lurkers please check these little facts out.

Check in to show your solidarity with the Unions in Wisconsin

Found "Harlan County, USA" on my Comcast cable guide - 3/1 at 9:15am on IFC

Found "Harlan County, USA" on my Comcast cable guide - 3/1 at 9:15am on IFC

Firefighter refused call to Tucson shooting spree scene

President Obama: "entitlement programs could really destroy our budget if we don't act soon"

Rick Scott doesn't read newspapers. Governs as outsider.

What if Congress was paid based on how much their constituents made?

Obamaland, Where Right Meets Center-Right

What happens AFTER Governor Weasel gets his union busting legislation passed?

Solidarity Forever

The right is getting really, really ugly about Wisconsin

"Most of the headlines you see about (Wisconsin) are wrong" --Rachel Maddow

Ok younger DU'ers, come over, and listen up

The fabulous 14 Democrats who are inspiring a nation:

Sockpuppets Sockpuppets Sockpuppets Sockpuppets Sockpuppets

NOAM CHOMSKY: Egypt - "happening now to Wisconsin"

Roll Call Vote Killing The F-35 Second Engine

I need a gun and advice, in that order. Don't criticize until you read the post.

Protesters cheer Wisconsin Assembly Democrats (unleashed venomous boos at Republicans) - w/pics

Green Bay Packers Sound Off Against Gov. Scott 'Hosni' Walker

High school athlete refuses to wrestle female opponent

You want the "Big Lie?" HERE'S the "Big Lie":

Bobbolink is sick, thoughts and prayers her way please...

Okay...

Prosecutors in Posada trial reject grounds for mistrial

Obama reassures Jordan king of U.S. support

Police Move on Protesters in Bahrain, Killing at Least 3

NJ Dems move to oust rogue Supreme Court justice

Egypt asks US, EU to freeze assets of officials

Anti-union bills pass despite worker protest (Idaho)

Tea party, union protesters visit Ohio Statehouse

Wisconsin schools call off classes as budget protests continue

FLASH: U.S. officials will make calls to Bahrain today urging restraint - administration spokesman

Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Report (02/17/2011)

Airport CEO aims to shelve collective bargaining

National Enquirer: Apple's Steve Jobs Is Terminally Ill

Check Please? Republicans Propose Major Cuts To Social Security Administration

South Dakota Shelves Bill Aimed at Defending Unborn

Patriot Act Measures Extended For 90 Days By Congress

At Least One Dead, 14 Wounded in Libyan Unrest, Reports Say

Democrats look to close lucrative Gulf drilling loophole

Violence erupts during anti-government protests in southern Iraq city

Bahrain crushes protest camp, locks down capital

Mubarak’s Funds Found by Swiss (“The first traces have been identified”)

Firms throw up new hurdle: Unemployed need not apply

Hillary Clinton donors indicted

Consumer prices increase 0.4% in January as energy and grocery store food prices rise

Collective bargaining protestors, supporters clash at Statehouse (Ohio)

Damn...these extra tracks from the re-release of 'Exile on Main St'

CBS complicit in news coverup

GOP memo urges purity on (healthcare law) repeal

U.S. proposes fee for visitors from Canada

FBI to Announce New Internet-Wiretapping Push

Libya's antigovernment protests escalate on 'day of rage' against Muammar Qaddafi

Some things just have a way of working THEMSELVES out.

Who loves ya, Baby?

One of my favorite movies is on right now....

Yeah, yeah, yeah... MiddleFingerMom had to make yet ANOTHER trip down to the Free Clinic.

To think this was once the height of Internet entertainment...

is it to early to start drinking??? I've been to the Wisconsin

Toddlers in restaurants - a social battlefield - BBC

University Wisconsin teaching assistants out in full force

Anthropologists Trace Human Origins Back To One Large Goat

The secret to a happy marriage is that it's a 50/50 proposition... EXCEPT for chocolate.

Students stage walkout at Chippewa Falls Senior High School (Wisconsin)

Joke of the day! My friend posted this on Facebook...I like it.

Democrats Told to Embrace Spending Cuts or Risk Voters’ Rebuff

UPDATE: Joint Finance Committee passes budget repair bill (Wisconsin)

Senate Dems leave city to avoid participating in budget vote

Kitties!!!!!

Wisconsin Gov. Walker Ginned Up Budget Shortfall To Undercut Worker Rights

New movie about Abraham Lincoln coming out....

Wow, I had such a crappy few days and I see I have four hearts, thank all your for the hearts.

Hundreds descend on Ohio Statehouse to protest collective bargaining changes

Obama to meet Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg

No Jeggings!

CBS Cancels ‘Two and a Half Men'

GOP group fined $26K for campaign violations

What was your fist non top 40 hippie song you liked?

"Weird Al" Yankovic - I Lost On Jeopardy

Bench statement squelched by school

Foes seizing on governor's 'idiot' remark (Ohio)

Where is a good place online to post politically argumentive essays?

Obama 2012 support slips; Now, any generic Republican ties him

Missing Wisconsin Dem speaks: We're MIA until GOP drops assault on workers rights (Dems in IL)

Barack Obama to make state visit to Britain in May

Palin rejects gun laws changes, stays vague on '12

Digital Age Is Slow to Arrive in Rural America

(Wisconsin) Democratic Senators Out-Of-State

Tanks 'Ready to Be Used Against Uprising in Pyongyang'

LePage’s budget would level general assistance; cities decry welfare cuts

Philadelphia cardinal orders investigation of 37 priests

Chants of 'Kill the bill' fill Wisconsin Capitol

MERS to members: Don’t foreclose in our name

Dodd-Frank tensions headline Senate hearing

DNC Expands Role In Labor Protests To Ohio, Indiana

Bill Monroe, ‘Meet the Press’ Host, Dies at 90

Bar Tab and Legal Question

I'm watching the clock!

Someone who lost the game

Question for Seattle, WA Area DUers

The last time you took more than a passing glance at your ass in a mirror?

So what's for lunch, DU?

It's going to be 60 degrees in Chicago today!

Noisey Sex is the BEST punk rock band...EVAH!

Tom Price amendment to defund the National Labor Relations Board failed earlier today

Bahrain government officials resign as protests continue

I've been thinking of doing VOICE OVER -- check it out:

Republicans seek to quash ‘net neutrality’ rules

Area protesters hit the streets this morning (Wisconsin)

Can one thing go right for me?

I'm too bored to plan my afternoon... help me out here.

Thanks for the heart. You folks are fantastic!

PC Air hires all transsexual attendants

Stanford sues FBI agents – and the US government

Noisy Sex Triggers Brawl Between Brothers Who Still Live With Their Mom

Tunis renames square after man who sparked protests (by setting himself on fire, December 17 2010)

Oh...WTF...I do this every few years here on DU...just to annoy folks.

BP workers could have prevented (Deepwater Horizon) rig accident: (White House oil spill) commission

No Jeggings!

I can't wrap my brain around the deranged marriage thing

DNC playing role in Wisconsin protests

doh! why didn't i think of this before.

Happy Go Lively

I Need Some Insight

Obama on sideline as senators tackle entitlements

How do you 'bold' text in a post?

Did you ever camp out in the Lounge?

Obama administration asks judge to clarify health ruling

Cuomo Unveils Non-Partisan Redistricting Legislation

Whatever happened to that guy?

Grass Roots: Catholic bishop echoes support for labor (in Wisconsin); what does your faith say?

Next time you're "stuck in traffic", think of this:

NFL, Players' Union Agree to Mediation (Two weeks before a potential lockout)

Baghdad wants U.S. to pay $1 billion for damage to city

Best Album Pairing. I say Rolling Stones "Exile" and The Clash "Sandanista!"

Montana Legislator Introduces Bill To Declare Global Warming ‘Natural’ And ‘Beneficial’

MiddleFingerMom's first dance recital picture. NSFW

I just got the book The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo...

Yay, team trivia win!

Curveball doubts were shared with CIA, says ex-German foreign minister

I heard that someone said giving a person an 'Evil DUer' heart is a bad thing

"Jersey Shore" star Deena Cortese: "I think I dress a little bit less slutty now." USA! USA! USA!

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Thursday, February 17, 2011

Wordsmiths: the die is cast

John Boehner: I Stand With WI Gov. Scott Walker

Milwaukee archbishop affirms value of unions

Be careful if they're not willing to buy you dinner FIRST.

BP Says Spill Settlement Terms Are Too Generous

Fed may reconsider plan to limit debit card fees

Type alt 259 into the body of your thread and you'll get a heart.

driving to Kansas from Massachusetts

Massive Nationwide Medicare Bust: 111 Charged For Scams Worth $225 Million

One good thing about being a supra-genius: idiots on facebook only debate me once.

is it dangerous to eat ants?

What are cats actually good for?

Gates: Prospects for closing Guantanamo 'very, very low'

Puttin Kittehs back to work!

I could use some good vibes Loungers

Disco Goat

I am Mad Dog Vachon. I crush you.

Pardon me, but do have any Pink Poupon?

FBI urges Congress to expand Internet wiretapping

BREAKING NEWS: Walker calls Democrat walkout 'disrespectful,' to hold press conference; (4:45 CST)

Tourists in Southern California charter boats to go out MiddleFingerMom-watching.

Teacher Suspended for Blog About Students

Bahrain Defends Deadly Assault On Protesters (NPR Reporter "grief is turning to anger very rapidly")

FINALLY! A pick-up line I can use in a bar!

Last September I began experiencing panic attacks.

Knife removed from man's head after four years

Uncle Leo (Seinfeld) has died

ChamberLeaks: Plan Solicited By Chamber Lawyers Included Malware Hacking Of Activist Computers

Since so many loungers are obsessed with what we are eating,

Bible Spice just floated another prez bid balloon

Faith No More - Zombie Eaters

Today, I *rocketed* through the Hoary Krummholz

Kali has WAY too much time on her hands out there on the ranch.

The absolute greatest rock and roll album ever made - or ever will be made

The absolute greatest rock and roll album ever made - or ever will be made

Poor Kitteh. What an ordeal. Happy ending though. :-)

"Noisy sex" is the phrase for today. Modify a thread title to include "noisy sex".

A certain well known DUer asked if I had any photos from the 2003 Philly party....

Alaska governor refusing to enact health care law

Radio Flyer Car

Democratic Senators Walk Out As Protests Begin

Gates, Mullen Say Plans To Add Up To 73,000 More Afghan Forces Is Under Review, Cost Is Key

When I take my 6-year-old to a fancy restaurant, I let him run around screaming...

Lizards, if you can spare a few good thoughts between now and Friady, our dog

wtf.

U.S. fines Delta Air $2 million over disabilities rules

Things Fred Mertz did in the Ricardos' apartment while they were out of town

Banks told to stress-test for 11% jobless rate

I got a heart that says "EVIL DUER."

Semi-Old Picture Thread

Cats just can't help but be smartasses.

Subject line short story.

Latest example of Teabonics: "all-do respect"

Recommendation for an inexpensive camcorder?

Ferret face:

Puppy was spayed today :(

Few States Following Mental Health Gun Law

I like cats

Besides me, is there anyone that only have hearts that were given out by admins?

Who wants to join my internet band?

In Blow To Rule Of Law-Court Dismisses Lawsuit To Hold Former Gov Officials Accountable For Torture

I can't wrap my brain around the arranged marriage thing

Whatcha having for dinner?

Feds Target Illegal Hires

Mexican brewery unveils first gay beer

Republican centrists join Democrats on cuts

US Secy (Geithner) wants H-1B visa programme expanded

Egypt: Detainees allege torture at hands of military (Amnesty International urges army to stop)

Ark. cities feel unexplained surge in earthquakes

PBS NewsHour: Sen. Bernie Sanders: 'I've Got a Lot of Problems With President's Budget'

Scott Walker dismisses protests

EXCELLENT Rachel Maddow: GOP 'War on People Who Work in Public Sector' - Kids WI Protests

Tweety's late again -- calling for war hearings.

Amazing video of Wisconsin protests

When Mubarak Left: The Twitter Cloud

Fighting for Home Heating Support

PALIN! - Fire! Fire! Fire! (by Eric Schwartz and Eliza Jane Schneider)

Protest Union Busting in Wisconsin - speaker priest

Fighting Bob Lives: Wisconsin fights for workers' rights

Protest Union Busting in Wisconsin - welcome to day two

Scott Walker's Milwaukee County Mess

Bahrain Security Forces Launch Brutal Assault On Sleeping Protesters

Bahrain Security Forces Launch Brutal Assault On Sleeping Protesters

Nancy Skinner on Freedom Watch 2-15-11 discussing budget and FannieMae and FreddieMac legal fees

Dutch TV: trades recorded on recovered WTC hard drives contained evidence of 9/11 pre-knowledg

TDPS: Fox News calls Mubarak leaving "biggest news since winning Iraq war...um, what? - TRANSCRIPT

ABC's Miguel Marquez Beaten In Bahrain

Rachel Maddow Why GOP is OK with federal job losses

Mobile update 1 feb 17

Karl Rove: Birtherism Is A 'White House Strategy'

Sarah Palin Goes After Michelle Again

Wisconsin Teachers Union & Gov Workers Protest in Madison, WI

Raw Video: Thousands Protest Anti-union Bill

Union Protest 2/15/2011 Madison WI

Wisconsin, Budget Repair Bill Protest: (University Of Wisconsin Students) Part 1

Rove: Democrats happy about the birther thing because it prevents discussion of Obama's failures

social security does not contribute to the deficit

Who's REALLY Killing Jobs?

Union Protest 2/16/2011 Madison WI - Day 3

Reaction after Rick Scott takes high speed rail off the tracks

Progressive music is not dead!

Dedicated to my brothers and sisters in Wisconsin!

After Nasser's Death Sadat Turned Egypt Into A US Client State

Anderson Cooper Defends Lara Logan From A Blogger's Vicious Attack

MRN: Cavs Beat Lakers = Freedom In Bahrain

Natalie Merchant: Which Side are You On?

AFT is Fighting for Workers' Rights in Wisconsin

Noam Chomsky on Reagan's Distorted Legacy, Wisconsin Protests & Obama's Activist Crackdown

Finland's education success BBC

Ray McGovern confronts Rumsfeld

Ohio Senate Bill 5 Protesters

Papantonio: What Wisconsin learned from Egypt... Protest!

Ed Bus for mayor of Chicago (parody)

REPUBLICAN Officials Cut Head Start Because WOMEN SHOULD BE MARRIED AND HOME WITH KIDS

MSNBC: Cenk w/ Congressman on President Obama Budget Cuts

Ed Schultz: Wisconsin Gov Lying About Budget Crisis

We Need Jobs: MN AFL-CIO Day on the Hill

First Person: RAPED In The Coast Guard

Rachel Maddow: Jon Erpenbach in undisclosed place Walker Protest

In Wisconsin, “Everything’s at Risk”

ED SCHULTZ Massive backlash to anti-union WI governor

Obama Budget Pushes States Into War With Their Unions

Anti-Walker Rally - Madison, WI | February 17, 2011

We Didn't Start the Fire by Billy Joel - WITH LYRICS

Bernie Sanders on PBS News Hour: 'Our Middle Class is Collapsing'

WISCONSIN: We're Not Gonna Take It Any More

Mr. Block

Thom Hartmann: Madoff wasn't the only thief - time to put Banksters in jail

Helen Thomas "Obama Lacks Courage & He's NOT A Liberal!"

Hillary Doesn't Even Break Stride in "Freedom" Speech as Vet Is Roughed Up Right in Front of Her

Mike Stark talking Unions on Rush Limbaugh

"the deficit doesn't matter"

We should call anyone proposing pay cuts hypocrites if they won't live at the pay they propose

This Dem Congressman was just on Daily Rundown and he was incredible

"Are there any adults in charge of the House?...we had to conclude the answer to that is no."

Could this eliminating of Collective Bargaining end up in the courts even the US Supreme Court

TIME: The Stimulus Turns Two: How Obama Quietly Changed Washington

Obama is so pro defense spending

E.J. Dionne: Deficit hawks and the games they play

"DNC playing role in Wisconsin protests" (OFA)

OFA has been organizing protests in Wisconsin

Obama tells Leno he was 'stunned' by AIG bonuses

"Report: Wis. Dem State Senators Leave State To Block Budget Quorum"

"Barack Obama coming to UK on state visit in May"

New Iowa Republican Governor Terry Branstadt double dipping from the state with his pay!

You stayed home in November?

Pay rises, union rights, equal pay,support for the international rule oflaw. Dangerously left wing?

Gallup irked me today...

How many Wall Street Bonuses would equal money lost by WI Workers?

Jim DeMint: President Barack Obama Is Not The Nation's Leader

Mr. President, please make a speech about Wisconsin protests like you did for Egypt

"Wisconsin Gov. Walker Ginned Up Budget Shortfall To Undercut Worker Rights"

The stakes in Wisconsin

The stakes in Wisconsin

Obama details conservation action plan

'Read my lips,' says Boehner in spending showdown with Obama

Obama Returns U.S. Politics to 1995

The Stimulus Turns Two: How Obama Quietly Changed Washington

Panel: BP questioned Halliburton Co. cement work years and hours before Gulf blowout

I love how Obama is always 2 steps ahead of everyone else

From President Obama's Facebook Account re: WI (Note this only goes up with WH approval)

KKKarl Rove: "He was born in Hawaii". What? One of the main republican leaders actually

PLEASE JOIN Russ Feingold's Progressives United to fight corporate influence

If elected Democrats won't stand with labor unions...

DNC Expands Role In Labor Protests To Ohio, Indiana

"Missing Wisconsin Dem speaks: We're MIA until GOP drops assault on workers rights"

President's job approval rating up in Pennsylvania, poll finds!

Those of you talking shit about Democrats not standing for unions, the WI Senate Dems walked out...

Poll needs some DU help!

Moving closer to a train wreck: Republicans ignorant of consequences of shutting down government

Connecticut Governor, Tackling Budget, Criticizes Christie’s Approach

Republicans discover governing is hard

Woo-hoo! Some Tea Party Members are Waking Up!

How can Obama do this to people w/ a deadly disease. This I just don't understand

"Obama: Wisconsin Gov's Plan Seems Like 'Assault On Unions'

Report Ordered by Obama Warned of Mideast Unrest[

Both parties are the same. Wrong!

Obama should fight against Union-Busting as hard as he fought for tax cuts

I wonder how many of the Wisconsin protesters voted Republican?

MSNBC cast Alter and Tweety kissing Christ Christy's ASS

I think its time to retire this photo

It's clear Obama wont have any meaningful legislative accomplishments, so he should...

Let's say it's Romney who is the GOP nominee...

Let's call their bluff---Why not just cut $100bn in GOP districts?

Obama voices strong support for Wisconsin public employees

Foreign hackers attack Canadian government

Gasland Critic ‘Energy In Depth’ Was Created By Major Oil and Gas Cos According to Industry Memo

Anthropogenic greenhouse gas contribution to flood risk in England and Wales in autumn 2000 (Nature)

Drumbeat: February 16, 2011

Obama’s energy budget builds for the future

World's Largest Lake Sheds Light on Ecosystem Responses to Climate Variability

Acid oceans demand greater reef care

Indonesian Orangs Released From Captivity Sent Into "Killing Field" Of llegal Logging, Poaching

Cameron Makes It Official - UK Forest Privitazation Plan Dead After Furious Backlash Across Spectrum

Peru's Gov. Wants To Use Forests For Carbon Credits As Destructive Gold Rush Gathers Momentum

Rapid Changes In Peru's Climate Behind Push To Ship Potato Landraces To Svalbard Seed Vault

Interior Plan Bans Mining Claims Near Grand Canyon

I Hate Republicans.... the tune

The Green Machine: Algae Clean Wastewater, Convert to Biodiesel

Technology breakthrough fuels laptops and phones … (hydrogen)

Compact High-Temperature Superconducting Cables Demonstrated at NIST

Arctic Permafrost Melt Will Release 95 Billion Tons Of GHG - 1/2 Of Industrial Age Total Releases

Human contribution to more-intense precipitation extremes (Nature)

Study: Ozone Layer’s Future Linked Strongly to Changes in Climate

U.K. Start-Up Aims to Cash in on Small Fusion Reactor

MN State Rep. - We Need More Coal Plants, Because God Will Fix Global Warming

Mining giants bury Canadian critics with lawsuits

New Report: How Efficiency Can Increase Energy Consumption

Analysis: Lower wind and solar prices to usher speedier adoption

Fashion Week In New York Goes Green - Except For the 24/7 Diesel Generators, Noise, Fumes . . . NYT

Valhalla, I am coming!

American Voters Want EPA, Not Congress, to Set Standards

5-Month Mission To Confirm Whether 100 Frog Species Extinct Finds Exactly 4 Still Alive - BBC

The dirty 'lil secret about residential wind power -- and how it has been solved

More on the oil-fired, grain-fed global food crisis

Solar Power Comes to Saudi Arabia in a Big Way as Peak Oil Looms

Throwing Little Old Ladies into the Cold

Why Isn't Wall Street In Jail? Matt Taibbi w/ Cenk on MSNBC (Includes Article)

Harvard Study Estimates Coal Power Has $300 to $500 Billion in Hidden Costs

Kasich's anti-union mindset

Finding the Good in the ‘Good Old Days’

'Anonymous' Hacker Group Teaches Shady Cyber-Security Companies a Lesson They'll Never Forget

Is Wisconsin Our Egypt? 15,000 Protest Off-the-Wall Right-Wing Governor's Policies

While Britain Loosens Big Brother's Grip, US Keeps Civil Liberties Curtailed

A New Vision for America IV - A Fresh Look at World Citizenship

YES! We Can Reinvent a Failed Prison System

DNC Expands Role In Labor Protests To Ohio, Indiana

Salon: 1935 ad, "WARNING! Shrewd dope peddlers may put some killer "marihuana" in your tea"

EXCLUSIVE: An Interview With Former Guantanamo Detainee David Hicks

Glenn Beck on Bahrain: 'U.S. Should Seize the Manama Canal'

Shy U.S. Intellectual Created Playbook Used in a Revolution

Joe Conason: Why Do They Hate Social Security?

Matt Taibbi: Why Isn't Wall Street in Jail?

“Localization is the Economics of Happiness”

Local Public Agency Monitor Up In Arms About Public High School Meetings in Churches

Cenk Uygur, Matt Taibbi, Why isn't Wall Street in jail?

Cutting $100 Billion?... Easy: If Only Washington Had a Brain

Gun safety starts with finger off the trigger

Grassley to Holder: ATF refused to answer specific questions in briefing

Few states follow mental health gun law

Johnson County Oks gun ban in public buildings (Iowa)

CBS news...

The NRA's Post-Tucson Contortions

Indianapolis Colts respond to controversial gun bill

Reasonable Common Sense

NY prosecutor charges 9 Long Island gun shop owners/emloyees in assault weapons case

Va. Tech shooting victims oppose campus guns bill (Texas)

Understanding the principles of those who would disarm innocent people

Educators oppose letting teachers carry firearms (Nebraska)

Witnesses change stories in 'parapolitics' trials

Prosecutors in Posada trial reject grounds for mistrial

“Neither state absolutism nor market fundamentalism. The solution is not in extremes”

Venezuela's government says it had 48 homicides for every 100,000 inhabitants last year

South Africa helping Aristide prepare Haiti return

More dissension at Alcasa aluminum as cooperatives take on unions

Who can believe that Chavez will build 913 homes per day?

Warning of shortages if price adjustments are not permitted (Spanish)

Gonzalo Arijon's documentary, "Eyes Wide Open" can be streamed

Sting 'ringleader' re-enters Chevron-Ecuador case

Tony Kornheiser: Dan Snyder asskisser

Screw Arsenal

Wow, I dislike Vick intensely but this makes me feel...almost sympathetic

"I BLAME FAVRE"

Why is Miguel Cabrera smiling?...

Ugly hat trick for NHL as mayhem spins out of control

Madres pitcher signs "I hate SF" baseballs

Alabama Crimson Tide "Fan" & tree killer

Iowa wrestler defaults in State Tournament rather than face first-ever girl qualifier.

Thank you to whoever gave me the heart.

I don't know who gave me the heart...but thank you.

To Whomever Gave Me the Hearts....

Thank you to the person who gave me a heart.

Gay marriage has the votes to clear Md. Senate

Wow! Thanks!

BOOKS: Gaza in Crisis. By Noam Chomsky & Ilan Pappe (Jim Miles)

Does Helen Thomas regret comments on Israel? ‘Hell no’

I prayed to John Paul II and I got results too.

An opportunity to demonstrate church and state separation.

Gun lobby stands firm in opposing Obama's ATF nominee

Rare Masers -Cosmic 'Water Fountains'- Discovered

Reflected Glory: New Image of Nebula Shows Brilliant Starlight as It Ricochets Off Dust Particles

Winners of the 2010 International Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge

The Secret World of Printing Concept Cars in 3-D

Another Wow! image from Hubble....(big pic)

Physicists Build World’s First Antilaser

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