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Archives: February 9, 2011

Immune interaction optimises foetal nourishment during pregnancy

Brief diversions vastly squirrel! improve focus, researchers find

How many Intel engineers does it take to change a lightbulb?

Why is it that the GOP seems to mistrust the personal actions of the

If we call Tim Pawlenty "Top-Posting Attention-Whore" could that end his Tpaw push?

Facing Title IX Pressure, Cal May Restore the Teams It Cut

Bush and Cheney in 2012

Arranging via PM for a DU member to post an OP that I wrote. Bad idea?

Totally theoretical: Nader or Obama?

The best question fox news ever asked on their website

A Guide to the Open Internet. . .

When Irish Eyes Are Crying

Go Egypt!!

Tom Engelhardt: Driving through the gates of hell

Lawrence O'Donnell on "Groupon Superbowl Ads"...

Most Tennesseans favor Muslims' right to build houses of worship.

Program to aid displaced workers might expire Saturday

Frank Wisner in Cairo: The Empire's Bagman

Rich Take From Poor as U.S. Subsidy Law Funds Luxury Hotels

In the 'Republic of Tahrir,' Egypt gets its Woodstock moment

All "the dogs various groups have" in the Egyptian turmoil are legion.

Meet the new Tom DeLay of Texas: State Rep Larry Taylor

Has the administration frozen Mubarak's assets yet?

U.S. Proposes Veto Power for Website Domains

A change in Neb. electoral system? (because Obama got a vote here 08))

Allstate: we like being in banking, makes us money. Govt: new scrutiny/regulations. Allstate: Bye

No More Immunity for George W. Bush – Abroad, at Least

While our govt discusses gutting programs for the poor, luxury hotels built with federal subsidies

Radical Muslim Treats and the Sharia Creep: Colbert Report

DU Ad for "Iranium"

All out attack on SS, Medicare, Medicaid on Morning Joe

Vision: How Small, Mostly Conservative Towns Have Found the Trick to Defeating Corporations

6 Mistakes Could Sabotage Women's Careers (Trying To Please Could Hold Women Back)

Teabaggers & Democrats Join To Defeat GOP Patriot Act

Taliban and Al-Qaeda are Worlds Apart

Michelle Obama was very gracious in her interview with Matt Lauer when at times he acted like Bill O

Commentary: Look at all of the bubbles

PLEASE sign the petition through Common Cause to get Scalia & Thomas

Omar Suleiman, "Egypt’s Torturer-in-Chief," Tied to False Iraq WMD Tortured "Intel"

Tenn. GOP lawmaker credits Hooters for success

I don't want to pay for war

Protest in Egypt Takes a Turn as Workers Go on Strike

Shark catching drives species to extinction

City of Buffalo Bans Fracking

Egyptian Revolution Tweets. Day 15, No To Crumbs, Part 1

Alcohol bans linked to lower STD rate

RATINGS: 'Morning Express' with Robin Meade Continues to Surpass 'Morning Joe' in 2011!

Colorado GOP Chairman Quits: 'I'm Tired Of The Nuts'

Quelle surprise !!!: The Conservative Party in Britain is bankrolled by Banksters

Argh. Another shibboleth shattered--for Top Gear fans

Robots to get their own internet. I don't know why they need another one, they already control ours

If you want to join me, I am wearing red today . . .

Your Morning Laugh (At the site that shall not be named)

America's Stay-at-Home Ex-President - By Ray McGovern

America's Stay-at-Home Ex-President - By Ray McGovern

Egypt protesters fear revenge if Mubarak stays

Attn Educators! Middle & H.S Curriculum on Homelessness



Cute and fun: KU students form dancing flash mob at basketball game

How to rule the world for five minutes, By Mark Morford

Channel 5, the Egyptian state television channel for Alexandria, has suddenly stopped broadcasting

Muslim Brotherhood says it will not field presidential candidate in Egypt elections

Repug legislators intend to protect Georgia from the rapidly encroaching terra of Sharia law

From Canada: How to talk to the new (US) Congress about trade

The Diane Rehm Show 10am est Wikileaks, the Internet and Democracy

UK denounces multiculturalism while Canada celebrates it

Ex-Mayor of Fort Wayne will not have building named after him

Can we please stop giving the asshat tea party caucus credit for stopping the Patriot

Eat more Gulf Shrimp commercial infront of a video of a dying giant squid caught on Delray Beach.

the egyptian revolution didn't stop because brian williams & anderson cooper left

Wikileaks Cable: Saudi Oil Reserves Exaggerated By 40 Percent

The law applies to Bush, too (and Obama)

Egyptian Revolution Tweets. Day 15, No To Crumbs, Part 3

Boom in Gay-Friendly Theatre (Argentina)

It Ain't Just Mubarak -- 7 of the Worst Dictators the U.S. Is Backing to the Hilt

The (Health) Insurers’ Real Agenda for Change

Increasingly Broad Social Movements Fight Mining

New UCLA project streams Twitter updates from Egypt unrest on digital map of Cairo

Unsettled on Egypt

If we're going to have to remember Ronald Reagan, then we should also remember Ben Linder

Deaf dog adopted by deaf kids after learning sign language

'Let them eat cake'

'Let them eat cake'

Omar Suleiman’s Involvement in the Gaza Freedom Flotilla

Reagan’s Third-World Reign of Terror

HEY BOEHNER and CANTOR, where are the jobs? 34 days and what? ZERO

Police Tell Wanna-be Superhero To Stop His Nonsense , not allowed to wear mask

Police Tell Wanna-be Superhero To Stop His Nonsense , not allowed to wear mask

Air Force Claims It’s Illegal for Families to Read WikiLeaks at Home

Remembering Reagan

An experience with the Thai health care system after a bike accident there:

please delete

please delete

Boehner: 'I should be' considered a member of the Tea Party

SF school is model for fight against obesity

Egyptian Revolution Tweets. Day 15, No To Crumbs, Part 2

Do you think TPTB are fearful of a TRULY independent news source?

Egypt's popular revolution will change the world

Harry Hopkins would have said to Ben Bernanke....

Update on Rep. Giffords from Houston

Update on Rep. Giffords from Houston

InfoWorld: The government is driving some people away from the cloud

Brace yourself for the food-price bubble

Brace yourself for the food-price bubble

The "Big Four" all need to be cut.......

Mexico stands up to Monsanto – says no to GMO corn

Elisatwit sings the National Anthem every night with her kids

Senate H-1B Visa foes begin new attack...

Top of the Ticket

Rumsfeld was intent on going after Saddam hours after the plane hit the Pentagon

The DLC is shutting its doors after 25 years?!?!

*THIS* is how it's done!

*THIS* is how it's done!

Egyptian Revolution Tweets. Day 15, No To Crumbs, Part 4

Stuxnet marks the start of the next security arms race

The White House Stakes Its Political Capital on a Massive Intercity Rail Plan

The new waste-to-energy power plant in Copenhagen ski slope& smoke rings

(Congresman-D) Ackerman To Obama: ‘End U.S. Aid To Egypt’

Passive aggressive bi-partisanship kills needless spying

Data intelligence firms proposed a systematic attack against WikiLeaks

"Tom Tomorrow" on Right Wing Confusion about Egypt...

Sen Jim Webb (D-VA) will not seek re-election in 2012

Pakistan Cabinet Resigns to Reduce Government Expenditure

Emanuel resurfaces in Blagojevich case

Reagan's Associates

Just how long has our Government and our Justice Department been corrupt?

Just how long has our Government and our Justice Department been corrupt?

RNC's former Tampa convention team spent $1 million on themselves...

Right wing desperation reaches new level, tries to connect teachers unions to Teh Islam

From the folks that brought you "No Child Left Behind"...

It pains me so very much that it has come to this;

Meeting Children in Need

Tunisia senate agrees to widen presidential powers

Egyptian Labor Adds Voice: 'Closed Until Fall of Regime'

Egypt 2011 = Iran 1979?

Kansas to make the definition of Discrimination a political football:

No Arizona law for Colorado

Hemp on the ropes: Efforts to liberalize hemp growing could offer jobs and revenues

OK, I expect better from NPR than this.... offensive TOON

Durham University: Substantial secret funding for espionage.

Just in case someone has not seen this interview of Wael Ghonim

Obama Walks in the WRONG Direction

A BIG THANKS - To The 122 Dems & 26 Repubs Who Voted Against Reauthorization

2011 Solar Decathlon Is Off the National Mall

Want the newest $300 handbag? You have to eat the cow first.

A lot of HP readers are migrating to current tv's website

Tennessee legislator: Hooters “helped shape who we are today.”

Olbermann tweet re: Rep. Gabby Giffords

Anyone here watch "Frontline" last night?

Lawmakers oppose federal bailout for states

Karma (payback) can be a real MF....

Webb won't run in 2012

So I was puttering around with Where in the World is Camen Sandiego last night.

Obama School Reform Plan Relies on Big Business

Gabby getting her voice back!!!

Update on Representative Giffords 'She is enjoying 3 meals a day'

Deaf dog gets sign language training

MoJo's 1984 Reagan Illustrations

Fear, Fear, Fear....I had hoped that things would change

Egypt's Channel 5 TV broadcast cut as army surrounds headquarters!

(Google exec) Wael Ghonim: Negotiation days with Mubarak are over

JCPenney Closes Six Stores, Catalog Operation

Cops shoot and kill two Egyptian demonstrators. Police station and NDP headquarters set on fire.

Navy expects to finish DADT training by June 30

Poll: Should we give our 2 billion dollars in aid to the protesters or Mubarak this year?

Egyptian protesters staging a sit-in to block parliament building

Cairo newspaper reports: A new wave of demonstrations, workers strikes and sit-ins.

Egyptian Revolution Tweets. Day 15, No To Crumbs, Part 6

KBR Tries to Convince Judge to Use Iraqi Law in Shower Death of Green Beret

The Forgotten 99ers -- Abandoned By Their Country

Testimony against same-gender marriage from "family" advocates convince lawmaker to vote FOR teh gay

Republicans STILL planning to change definition of rape.

Why not Socialism?

Porn and other atrocities: Once upon a time, journalism strived to help people make informed decisio

Seriously? Faux....President Bristol Palin now?..

Rap of the Revolution

Rush Limbaugh Advises Fox To Ignore Keith 'Olberdork

Family Fued - "What gets passed around"

New Study Reveals the Benefits of EPA Regulation for Labor

Rep Franklin's take on gays gold goats and God

Joint Chiefs offer fresh targets to bomb the hell out of

Name that song. A little help please. Can anybody ID the music at 6:00min point of this video? Thnx

Yes we can put 1 million electric cars on the road by 2015

Egyptian farmers join protests blocking a main highway and railway. Homeless slum dwellers protest

Obama's ratings inch up as economy improves

I need help compiling all the cuts to mental health services that the GOP is proposing in FL

Rare ocelot sighted, treed in Huachucas

Rare ocelot sighted, treed in Huachucas

The False Narrative of the Corporate Media: Obama Becoming Business Friendly

A full-length mink coat, a McCain/Palin bumper sticker and a Prius

Will the 112th Congress work hard -- or hardly work?

Wild elephants destroy palm, rubber plantation in Indonesia, threaten villagers

The Fairness Draft

Try to Remember

Today's Tahrir update from a friend in Cairo.

Cenk Uyger: St. Reagan the Conservative?

Robots to get their own internet (BBC)

52% of Americans have heard little or nothing about Egyptian demonstrations

Rick Perry attacks media on $27B shortfall, wants state colleges to offer $10,000 bachelor degree

Myths regarding US aid and aid giving

100 UC Irvine faculty members ask district attorney to drop charges against Muslim students

Wednesday Toon Roundup 1- Republican'ts

NYT: U.N. Food Agency Issues Warning on China Drought

Bernie Sanders coming up on Ratigan n/t

Discover The Network Out To Crush Our Public Workers

Egyptian youth and opposition groups band together to form a national coalition

City Bans Smokable Incense And All Smoking Devices

"The Four Questions Every Liberal Must Be Asked"- The Answers-- Fox Nation

Minnesota governor proposing tax increases, jobs spending

Can We Stop the Continuing Decimation of America's Middle Class in Time? If So, How?

Egypt's army 'involved in detentions and torture'

For the Catholics (collapsed or not) on DU, this gave me a bit of a chuckle today =)

Shouldn't Assange and Wikileaks get SOME credit for the democratic revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt?

Battle of Wolves


What a GW Bush arrest may look like

11 of the Tea Party GOP's Most Ridiculous Policy Ideas (So Far)

In Sign He Is Still In Charge, State-run Media Names Mubarak ‘Sexiest Man Alive’

Damn this snow anyway

Opposition to renaming Coronado Bay Bridge after st ronnie

Why Are Conservatives ‘Turning’ on Glenn Beck?

On 9/11 - Rumsfeld Fiddled - While Cheney Ran the Country

On 9/11 - Rumsfeld Fiddled - While Cheney Ran the Country

LAT OP ED: AOL & HuffPo. The loser? Journalism

'Pro-life' Republicans go after women and children in budget cuts

Lack Of Health Care Access Due To Costs Remains A Problem For Some In Massachusetts

America’s Income Inequality Worse than Egypt

Nonviolent Activism Is Middle Eastern

Current TV Plans Its Reinvention: Part MSNBC, Part Discovery Channel, With More Professional Content

Previously suppressed photo -- The ONLY time the puppetmasters slipped and revealed the strings:

SC Senator Defends Comments About Work of Blacks, Whites & Mexicans

The Myth of Obama's Big Spending

If we pulled the baloney Lindsay Lohan pulled, Would we be in jail?.

Ohio Senate Republicans move to wipe out collective bargaining for all state workers

Is Glenn Beck Sincere

Democrats on the Mubarak payroll

Obama Says He Will Resend Message to Mubarak, This Time in All Caps

I don't see the Git-R-Done feature

20 min shoveling snow.... geeesh. gettin old. sure nice having a 15 yr old son

20 min shoveling snow.... geeesh. gettin old. sure nice having a 15 yr old son

Republicans use only half of their brains/ dems use both sides

Obama and Huckabee on crime

Ha! So, Code Pink (looks like) put up a page to move Uncle Don's book to the Crime section.

How Moody's sold its ratings - and sold out investors

What WILL we tell the children?

"From there, Madison went on a Smurfberry binge on the family iPad. "

(Even Brightly Colored) Toy Guns Would Be Banned Under Proposed Hawaii Legislation

NY-26 Rep. Chris Lee Busted By Gawker For Scamming On Craigslist Women

J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. Apologizes for Military Foreclosures

Gov Cuomo needs to call for a Special Election: "LEE"

Bill Maher: O’Reilly ‘unpatriotic’ in his Obama interview

Frank Luntz is one of the most dangerous men in the US

Post office had $329 million loss in first quarter

It is way past the time for the Federal Government to start a jobs program

If KO interrupted GWB 40plus times what would have happened to KO?

Mr. President, You've Asked Nicely. Now What?

Gabrielle Giffords speaks for first time since shooting -

The Rude Pundit - In Brief: The "Insanity" of the GOP Reaction to Energy Independence Projects got some 'splainin' to do (Bachmann Asked By FEC For Info On $1.5 Mil In Donations)

What the Bible Really Says About Sex

Insider Trading Accusations Describe Network Of Corruption

Not a one is a member of the Republican Party

Too bad that there aren't more Congressmen Oh-Soooo-Sexy GOPers on Craigslist

Republican in Iowa legislature seek to put law in place to deny goods and services based on marriage

my republican legislators want to make you speak english to drive in our state

SarahPAC suggests donation for Palin's birthday

How are those small government southern governors

A question about income tax and poverty

LOL! Rep Lee resigns. So much for shirtless guy.

The March of Socialism, Obama-Style: If the Poor Want Fuel, They Can Go Ask Chavez

My Take: The Bible’s surprisingly mixed messages on sexuality

Who do you miss the most: Reagan or Ray Charles?

Ohio Senate moves to kill collective bargaining for

State senator so horrified by homophobic testimony that he may support marriage equality for gays

Equal Access Except For Atheists?: Schools Must Not Discriminate Against Non-Religious Students

Besides Webb, who else will not be in the senate in Jan '13?

I hope that The Nation magazine will have a program on a revitalized Current TV

Tweey it doesn't fucking matter whether ReTHUGS

Auburn has run up $170,000 legal bill in Cam Newton case

Egyptian Revolution Tweets. Day 15, No To Crumbs, Part 5

I was about to watch a film over on Current/ Missionaries of Hate

I guess I have one question for Chris Lee

Obama To Cut Energy Assistance For Poor; Kerry Urges Him To Reconsider

Hoyer And Boehner Agree Retirement Age Should Be 'On The Table'

Lawrence is about to kick some ignorant teabagger ass

The Republic of Tahrir

Bill Nye -- Science Guy!!! ... ... ... ... ... Bill O -- Science d-OH!!!!!!!!

Yes! O'Donnel plastered Rep King about the whole Obama is a muslim issue by asking him if he can

Yes! O'Donnel plastered Rep King about the whole Obama is a muslim issue by asking him if he can

The Government's Case Against Julian Assange Is Falling Apart

Idaho PUC tightens limits on wind, solar projects

How Al Gore Offered Keith Olbermann a Job - Within 24 Hours

Job Competition Rises to 9 People per Opening

Obama seeks longer PATRIOT Act extension than Republicans (December 2013)

In Egypt: "The Government Is Losing Patience"

Married GOP Congressman Sent Sexy Pics to Craigslist

House Republican Spending Cuts Target Programs For Children And Pregnant Women

House GOP Spending Cuts: The List

La Cosa Nostra member from Boston busted in rural Idaho after 17 years

Wikileaks concerning the Saudis--under the radar but huge

Hannity has Quitter Palin on to discuss Obama's "falling, terrible poll numbers" and to dicuss if

Fracking increasingly being used to recover Oil.

EXCLUSIVE: White House to Cut Energy Assistance for the Poor

Giffords speaks, asking for toast with breakfast

"Empty the clip ... do what needs to be done"

Some long term unemployed are finding jobs

Wow, Watch The Odds Go Up... The Most Likely Causes Of Death (PHOTOS)

The Winter of '10-'11

Nurse told patient to 'man up' before surgery and took his painkillers for herself

Tea Party to Launch New Magazine at CPAC

Wait....What is this?

Lindsey Lohan charged with felony grand theft.

What would happen if what is happening in Egypt happened here?

Some folks here on DU seem to want to Abandon Huff Post, Dennis Kucinich, Bernie Sanders, Jon Stewar

David Bollier: The Supreme Court of India Defends the Village Commons

The South Carolina birth (and abadonment) of a baby at a circus - the nice side of the story

The South Carolina birth (and abadonment) of a baby at a circus - the nice side of the story

U.S. Poor to Benefit from 6th Year of Subsidized Venezuelan Heating Oil

See The Turmoil In Jupiter's Belt - MSNBC

Ah Jesus... Now I Like Him Even Less (If That's Possible)... A Trojan Bieber...

So Trump combover dude may attempt a run for President.

"China owns us" or other exaggerations re: our national debt- nope, we owe us. Good short article

"Dear Mr. President"

Nonprofit cancels appearance by Ashcroft in Colorado

Ed Schultz on MSNBC mentioned this website.

OK... Fuck it.

For Car Cassette Decks, Play Time Is Over

Strikes erupt as Egypt protesters defy VP warnings

Stupid Fee Alert: ‘Economy Comfort’ Seats

This is embarrassing. The U.S. is second to last among nations who accept and believe in evolution,

Matthews: I met Maggie Thatcher, and she was VERY nice...

Air Force: All Wikileaks readers are criminals (then beats a retreat)

Sen. Jim Webb, Virginia Democrat, Won't Seek Re-election

"Fannie and Freddie phase-out plan due"

Wednesday Toon Roundup 2- Egypt

Iowa Republicans: Obama Is a Muslim

Did Keith Olbermann Just Make a Huge Mistake?

Bank of America using three intelligence firms to attack WikiLeaks

Security Firms Pitching Bank of America on WikiLeaks Response Proposed Targeting Glenn Greenwald

Security Firms Pitching Bank of America on WikiLeaks Response Proposed Targeting Glenn Greenwald

We need to talk about Mike Huckabee's very liberal, very lenient record on crime

Alan Simpson speaks of sparrow belches, green weenies, and Social Security.

The only power the ultra rich have over us is that which we all surrender to them through our apathy

50 years ago. The Beatles play their first show at The Cavern in Liverpool.

Tea Party Nation on GOProud @ CPAC: "GOProud is a disturbing group ~not a part of this movement "

Rep. Chris Lee Sending Half-Naked Pics To Ladies On Craigslist

Tories cagey about cuts to the budget (Globe & Mail).

Toronto and London stock exchanges to merge; largest owner is sheik of Dubai

Congressman Christopher Lee Resigns

I flipped over to MSNBC and Rachel is loving up Michael Steele and Clinton is President of the World

The real threat of Glenn Beck's fantasies

Feb. 9, 1965: First Combat Troops Sent to Vietnam

Is Anderson Cooper taking up the Olbermann mantle? Starting with a strong essay on Egypt and LIES

Air Quality Facts

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Brad Friedman subs for Mike!

Granny Badass

I’m starting to get the DT’s

@0 Economic Records Set in 2010

anyone watch the Donald on CNN tonight?

There is no need to cede the word "entitlement" to the GOP

"They call them terrorists now."

Speaker Boehner, Where Are The Jobs??? (new DCCC website)

Cables: FBI trained Egypt’s state security ‘torturers’

Shiver Me Timbers: Gay Pirates Invade Tampa Bay !!!!

Egyptian Revolution Tweets. Day 15, No To Crumbs, Part 7

I am another budget cut.

Egypt Threatens (Military) Crackdown But Protesters Stay Put

Veterans more likely to be homeless, study says

Keith Olbermann joins Al Gore: The professional left strikes back!

Egyptian Revolution Tweets. Day 15, No To Crumbs, Part 8

Alert: AFP - Egyptian Revolutionaries Are Fighting Online Wars Against Gangs Of Mubarak's Trolls

"Education plans set out by conservative governor & Obama nearly identical"

As a result of the stimulus, LIHEAP funding in 2009 was nearly triple the 2008 level.

California Researchers Raise Concerns About ‘Thirdhand Smoke’

re: Fox/Frank Luntz focus group from parallel universe: Is it possible for any sane person to have

Debt Collection Company Says I Owe Hollywood Video Money (Consumerist)

Did Ray Davis Shoot Two Pakistani Agents?

Ronald Reagan said that?

Obama's Scary Budget: Why the Neediest People Should Be the Most Afraid

Wow, Joe Scum getting his ass handed to him over unions/state's debts.

The biggest story we're not talking about: Food.

99ers Go To Washington: 'We're Just Trying To Let Them See That We're Real Live Human Beings'

Watching Lawrence O'Donnel right now- astounded that people still believe that Obama is Muslim.

Lawmakers introduce bill to end unemployment benefits for millionaires

Depressed? Facebook May Be To Blame

Looks like the Virginia state senate killed a proposed amendment designed to allow

Egyptian Revolution Tweets. Day 15, No To Crumbs, Part 9

What are you doing for VD ?

Anderson Cooper Is On Fire

Is the IRS not mailing out tax forms this year?

How does someone get as arrogant as Bill O'Reilly?

Huge volcano under Yellowstone Park rising

In Kentucky, Over 80 Percent Oppose Discrimination Against Gays and Lesbians

I didn't vote for Rahm today

Kenneth Olsen dies at 84; co-founder of Digital Equipment Corp.

Kenneth Olsen dies at 84; co-founder of Digital Equipment Corp.

Rumor is that Google or Facebook may buy Twitter. Which privacy destroyer would you rather see win?

Steve King is a fucking moron

We Need to Band Together to Protect Social Security Now

By the Numbers: Super Bowl Facts and Figures

Allen West taking Palin's keynote slot at conservative conference

Florida governor turns Voting Rights Act rule on its head

Clarence Thomas Is Trying To Get Away With A Felony

When Will Obama Switch Parties

The Egyptian people are going to win this one and this is why

NPR reporting that SS is in the red...

Forty-One Gang Members and Associates in Five Districts Charged with Crimes Including Racketeering..

Are You Ready For IPv6?

Democratic Underground will NEVER, EVER sell out

Hartmann hosting wingers all day

Obama, Inc. - Hightower

Obama, Inc. - Hightower

"Mama" rescued from burning apartment complex in Bloomington, Minn - pic

CHP says more than 200 citations issued on zero tolerance day (& 52 verbal warnings??)

Asking for her hand in marriage

Should government be run like a business?

Janet Napolitano: US terror threat highest since 9/11

Tax breaks for the rich, cut heating assistance to the poor

Maybe Some Of You Guys Are Right... Maybe HuffPo Has Gone Republican...

Egypt crisis flying under Americans' radar

This really irritates me! Why should we make up for losses due to fraudsters and criminals?

The Planet Keeps Warming, But U.S. Media Interest Cools

You'd never need government assistance, right?

Drivers Could Be Ticketed For Driving Slow In Left Lane (speeders out there- - get out of their way)

Top Gear presenters in legal firing line over anti-Mexican comments

Egypt:: "The mass movement needs to break or destabilize the regime's backbone, the Egyptian army"

OK - Red Scare killed the first outing. Why not Socialist POLICY?

***** EGYPT Live Blog ***** Al Jazeera English, - Feb. 10 *****

Nikki Haley Affair Rumors Resurface

Hypothesis: nearly all DUers support Wikileaks' mission.

Rep. Posey Can’t Say If He Takes Govt. Health Care-He Doesn’t ‘Know’ If He’s ‘A Federal Employee'

Rep. Chris Lee (R-NY) Resigns "effectively immediately" After Craigslist Adultery Scandal

I just realized how traffic tickets work.

How Can We Crack the South

Gov't unveils "Secret Ingedients" in COREXIT (Gulf spill)

New Obama strategy: Beat up poor people

US Holds patent on medical cannabis (Hypocrite content)

Rick Shaw - Missing after plant explosion in TX

Kerry Urges Obama To Reconsider Cutting Energy Assistance For Poor

Anderson Cooper Can't Carry Robert Fisk's Jockstrap.

LOLZ ChristinePAC will enable me to counter the liberal-controlled GOP establishment

In your opinion is there any past Supreme Court Justices worse than Scalia and Thomas?


An article by a very smart conservative via foxnews... the rest won't listen, so no worries

Why Socialism?

Why Socialism?

Run for your lives! Fox says Bulletstorm causes rape

Re those "food shortages": The US planted less wheat last year than in any year since 1960 but one.

Fannie's Scandalized, Freddie's Dead -- and the Next Financial Meltdown May Have Already Started

Cops: We Haven't Heard Any Of The 'Threats' That Nixed Palin Event

So Suleiman is threatening the people of Egypt with a coup

Do you know who's tracking you on the Web?

Retiring abroad?

Northeast Democratic leaders react to Obama's proposal to cut billions in aid for low income energy

More trees than there were 100 years ago?

Top Ten states in the "Falling-Behind Derby"

I can't say what I'm thinking about Obama.

Dennis Kucinich silent DU appreciation thread

What do you think of Black Women in commercials?

WikiLeaks: Egyptian 'torturers' trained by FBI

A CALL For Liberals To ABANDON Huffington

Current TV Plans Its Reinvention...

Alan Grayson: “President Obama…let these crooks off the hook”

Alan Grayson: “President Obama…let these crooks off the hook” Files Formal Complaints to Disbar and Prosecute Clarence Thomas

Jail Bush.

A Rich Fantasy Life

"Paid To Troll Social Media" (create messages, submit fake docs, cause concern)

Firm Hacked by ‘Anonymous’ Plotted Against WikiLeaks on Bank’s Behalf (Glenn Greenwald Targeted)

Firm Hacked by ‘Anonymous’ Plotted Against WikiLeaks on Bank’s Behalf (Glenn Greenwald Targeted)

(B of A) Intel Attack Plan on Wikileaks leaked

Wednesday Toon Roundup 3- Economy

Wednesday Toon Roundup 4- Ronnie, Dummy and the rest

How broke are you?

Let's talk about quantifying the costs of going to war in general and protecting

Michelle Rhee urges Florida to abolish tenure, fire 8% of K-12 teachers.

Court tells man to stay away from Facebook founder

UK woman dies after 'buttocks injection' at US hotel

Report: More than 700 Children Died in Afghan Conflict in 2010

Missouri executes man in 1991 slaying of girl, 11

Le Pen daughter inherits French far-right leadership

Silvio Berlusconi should be sent straight to trial over sex claims, say prosecutors

South Sudan minister shot dead in Juba: army

Three car bombs kill 7, wound 78 in Iraq's Kirkuk

Chipotle faces scrutiny over illegal workers

Warning Shot On Financial Protection

Ed Fallon: Only gays can call me on Wednesday

Bernanke to testify on economy before House committee

Bush's EPA Chief Urged Regulating Carbon Emissions in 2008, Letter Shows

Mo. executes man in 1991 slaying of girl

GOP knocks Democratic proposal to cut oil company tax breaks

GOP Backs Massive Tax Increase To Phase Out Abortion Coverage By Private Insurers

No threats reported to authorities over Palin's planned speech in Glendale By Kyle Glazier

Jordan's king swears in new Cabinet

Egypt protesters gain ground: Labour unions stage country-wide strikes & demonstrations extend

Rep. Justin Amash joins Dennis Kucinich and Democrats in opposition to Patriot Act extensions

Sudanese president urges supporters to use Facebook to overcome opposition

Firm hacked by ‘Anonymous’ Plotted Against WikiLeaks on Bank’s Behalf: Report

Two soldiers killed in Afghanistan (British)

Tunisia senate agrees to widen presidential powers

Report: More than 700 children died in Afghan conflict in 2010

Indonesia police guard churches amid wave of hate

damn you TBS for the earworm

Greek oil supertanker Irene hijacked off Oman

Job Competition Rises to 9 People per Opening

Wael Ghonim: Negotiation days with Mubarak are over

Did Ray Davis Shoot Two Pakistani Agents?

US govt seeks to reopen Blackwater case

China police stop spread of Egypt news: activist

I have a solution to the problem of the oil running out.

JPMorgan Apologizes For Overcharging 4,500 Soldiers and Foreclosure on 18 of Them

Congressman Chris Lee (R) Resigns

Spokesman: Giffords recovering part of her ability to speak

Who Loves You, Baby?

Video Mid Day Distraction- Playmobil Stop Motion: Joy Division

The front just got here.

I have no heat in my house. It's -2 outside, 47 inside.

Is this a Rodin piece?

Guess what Hooters think you should get your speical someone for Valentine's Day

*THIS* is how it's done!

For all the glee fans out there...

Conspiracy! Just posted to my blog

happy birthday Joe Ely!

Giffords speaks, asking for toast with breakfast

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Sinfest by Tatsuya Ishida

Nelson 'learning toward' another Senate run

Top Gear presenters in legal firing line over anti-Mexican comments

Judge halts any Ecuadorean award against Chevron

Coroner: Busch's girlfriend overdosed on oxycodone

Forty-One Gang Members and Associates in Five Districts Charged with Crimes Including Racketeering..

New House Energy Chair: Global Warming Not Man-Made

My Sarcococca is blooming!

Anyone notice the Exploding heart move is also the 'Thin Mint' story.

Egypt rejects US advice on reforms

New Jersey rating cut on high debt, pension gap

God Chinese new year is annoying

Understanding Conversation Flow in GD

Bill Cosby looks terrible!

(CA Gov.) Brown drops controversial plan to sell state buildings

Deep13 + Gizmonic: 19 years together this week.

Who here had never wanted the black eyed peas until the supper bell?

Whataburger is celebrating Valentine's Day by offering free jalapenos on all its burgers

ABC7 poll: Emanuel enjoying majority of support

U.S. says Egypt failing to meet protest concerns

Black-eyed Pea ~ !! ~ Menu

Icelandic volcano 'set to erupt'

Mitch Ryder, "Soul Kitchen," LIVE @ Rockpalast Germany 1979

WikiLeaks: Egyptian 'torturers' trained by FBI

Janet Napolitano: US terror threat highest since 9/11

I need a Super Big Bowl of Black Eyed Peas for dinner!


US says Egyptians' demands unmet: White House says Mubarak's gov. hasn't met minimum threshold

AP IMPACT: At CIA, grave mistakes, then promotions

STAR WARS IV: A NEW HOPE presented in glorious Iconoscope

(Jerry) Brown drops controversial plan to sell state buildings

Is it crazy to apply for two jobs at the same place?

I warned you about the dog, I thought this was implied. NEVER feed the CAT leftover chili. either!!!

Egypt's army 'involved in detentions and torture'

Chase admits mishandling loans to military

Nobody Home - Pink Floyd

'Inexcusable' delay on TSA body-scanner safety reports

Another job application question...

Daddy the Cat's foot is not broken. Something bit him.

Recommend an iPad case

My nephew got fired.

Barking owl pellets behind evacuation of Cal State East Bay building

Gov't Mule w/Peter Frampton - "Feel Like Breaking Up Somebody's Home," 1/29/2010

Weeping Willow

Wanna REALLY freak out a fundie?

I'm sorry but Joy BEHAR doing internet-porn-by-dudes is GROSS.

Have you ever divorced any of your children?

The phrase of the day is "buttocks injection". Modify any thread to include "buttocks injection".

Ukelele, ukeschmele.

Trouble In Fort Wayne, IN

Even Superman has his problems.

So we got a group rate on colonics, is that weird?

Did I luck out today.

Heaven please send to all mankind,

Cat found near death after 2-4 weeks trapped in Oregon City storage locker

I must be getting better because

it takes a lot of Black Eyed Peas

Daddy the Cat has a broken foot.

Daddy the Cat has a broken foot.

Pre-synth Little Ol' Band From Texas: "A Fool For Your Stockings," LIVE Rockpalast Germany 1980

Pre-synth Little Ol' Band From Texas: "A Fool For Your Stockings," LIVE Rockpalast Germany 1980

Two churches engage in sign warfare, hillarity ensues (Dial-up Warning)

MiddleFingerMom has always thought that life can, and SHOULD be... much, much simpler.

Texas snow job

Texas snow job

Egyptian talks near collapse as unions back protests

Robots to get their own internet

Republicans push energy, science, IRS cuts

Moscow airport bomb suspect named

BFF.... ... ... No, seriously!!! ... ... ... ... ... BF-effin'-F!!!!

Mexico drug violence not an 'emergency,' White House says


Did you get into any scuffles as a kid? I remember two things. Once

Racist Habs fans

Guantanamo Bay detainees may get invite to (resettle) Berkeley

Bomber Names Ex-CIA Operative in Cuba Bombings

Bomber Names Ex-CIA Operative in Cuba Bombings

DeLay files motion for retrial on money laundering charges

Analysis: Egypt military in power grab amid unrest

House GOP Chairman outlines sweeping spending cuts

Black SC lawmaker: Immigrants are hardest workers

(74 House) Dems: Thomas should recuse himself

Rumsfeld warns on effort to prosecute Bush abroad

Finally, a song with Enough Cowbell.

Could someone please explain to my fiancee two people don't need.....

Toronto, London stock exchanges merge

Female Teacher Accused of Sex with Five Students Over Five Months

Cute and fun: KU students form dancing flash mob at basketball game

You had me at (Whatever baby antelopes say)

It was fucking SCARY!!! I sat and watched Kali eat EIGHTY-FOUR of these tacos in ONE sitting!!!!

Did you have a favorite kids' show when you were a rugrat?

Halp! Any suggestions to make growing a haircut out easier?

Two children dead, man and another child injured in Gwinnett home

10 degrees tonight. 26 tomorrow. jeez........

Are We Doing The Heart Thingys This Year?

unattached people- what will you do valentine's day?

Farewell my sweet, beautiful boy Fabio.

Arranging via PM for a DU member to post an OP that I wrote. Bad idea?

Taco Bell offers free taco in lawsuit's wake

EXCLUSIVE: White House to Cut Energy Assistance for the Poor

Chevy unveils high-performance Camaro ZL1 with 550 hp

Sen. Jim Webb won't run for reelection in 2012

Do You Hear The People Sing?("Les Miserables")

Anderson Cooper & Egyptian Actor Khalid Abdalla Discuss The Lies & Brutality Of Mubarak's Regime

Keith Olbermann To Join Current TV

Rachel Maddow (1) GOP small government talk_ big government agenda

Thom Hartmann pulls a gun on state militias

Gay Marriage: At-Large City Council Candidate Forum

Gandhi - His Triumph changed the World Forever

Lincoln/Douglas Debates - Angry Town Halls of 1858

Gandhi's first protest

The Whitewashing Of Ronald Reagan

Rachel Maddow sends Blanche Lincoln to Claire McCaskill. LOL

Glenn Beck Music Box!

Papantonio: Progressive Media Essential to Democracy

Thom Hartmann untangles the perverted history of guns

AJE - NEWS Update: Unions Boost Egypt Protests

Egypt explained -Toddlers know more about foreign affairs than most American adults

Pax Americana and the Weaponization of Space (documentary w/ Noam Chomsky, Martin Sheen, etc)

Bill Maher on O'Donnell's Last Word

Cenk on MSNBC: Money The Answer For Egypt?

TDPS: XXXChurch Anti-Porn Pastor Turns Anti-Gay During Interview, Talks "Quitting" Homosexuality

Egyptian Blogger: Mass strikes all over Egypt

Rachel Maddow: Tuesday Largest Protest In Cairo So Far. Friday'll Be Even Bigger. It's Snowballing!

Hacking Us Will Not Work!

Egypt's Parliament: Two Nights of Sitting In

Free to Choose (1980 PBS special): Frances Fox Piven, Thomas Sowell debate egalitarianism

US presses Egypt on reforms

Letterman - Anderson Cooper On His Attack in Egypt

Bill O'Reilly's Pathetic Argument For Intelligent Design

Journalist Robert Fisk on the Gap Between U.S. Rhetoric and Action in Egyptian Uprising. 1 of 2

Tea Party Governor's Radical Budget - Cenk & Rendell on MSNBC

Deadbeat Bank Gets Served, (This will make your day)

Social Security Disconnect

Asmaa Mahfouz & the YouTube Video that Helped Spark the Egyptian Uprising

Nancy Skinner on Freedom Watch discussing earmarks_unemployment_military spending 2-8-11

TDPS: John Boehner so obsessed with "transparency" that he rejects easy opportunity for transparency

Racist Limbaugh:Pepsi AD, Black Woman and Their Fear of Blonds

Excellent AJ English Interview With Egyptian Writer Mona Eltahawy About Latest Developments In Egypt

V Powerful Interview With Egyptian Blogger & Google Executive, Wael Ghonim: "Ready To Die For Egypt"

Devils & Angels. What gets passed around-a joint or a church plate?

Fox News bashing fire fighters


Bernie Sanders "We Got To Break These Babies Up!"

Rachel Maddow audio of a conservative making the conservative pro-choice argument

Orin Hatch Is SAD For Egypt's DICTATOR

Former TFA teacher says TFA has "noble purported aim", but mostly about influence, federal money.

Oh Snap! Gillibrand: GOP Showing "Heinous Disregard" for Women

Truth-Out for the Gulf: Panel Discussion

Police run over Arab citizens in Mahalla (Google Translation)

DeFazio on Republican plans to cut vital programs

Glenn Beck Freaks Out GOP Is Trying to Assassinate Him!

Congressman Chris Lee (R-NY) Resigns After Shirtless Photo Posted on Internet

On Harman's Resignation and a Possible Run By Marcy Winograd

Obama is in the pocket of big business and a sell out to progressives - NOT

Warning Shot On Financial Protection

In First Month Of Legislative Session, GOP Lawmakers In Five States Seek To Eliminate Abortion

How is Sarah Palin most like Ronald Reagan?

Obama Vs. GOP in New Mexico:

Allen West Unwittingly Endorses Stimulus-Funded [Gov't] Industries To ‘Turn Around’ The Economy

Obama's chance to earn his Nobel Peace Prize

Cops: We Haven't Heard Any Of The 'Threats' That Nixed Palin Event

"When the choice is between extreme and mild conservatives, progressives don’t stand a chance."

What Obama accomplished in the Primary...

Obama to propose relief for states burdened by debt from unemployment benefits

After Voting To Repeal Health Care, GOP Members Without Coverage Fear Cost To Family Members

GOP vote to pull money back from U.N. fails.

If I wanted to follow Egypt's revolution on twitter who should I follow? Nt

Dems To GOP After Patriot Act Fail: Welcome To The Big Leagues

MSNBC: Cenk interviews Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) about taxes being lowest since 1950

Has Obama issued a statement on the military's torturing of Bradley Manning?

Webbs decision to not run in 2012 is no slam dunk for the rethugs according to PPP

"Biden is Obama's point man on almost everything"

About Bill O'Reilly interrupting the President 40 some times in Sunday's interview,

How a Palin nomination could expand Obama's playing field

Senator Gillibrand calls out GOP for "heinous disregard for the health and well-being of women"

Sen. Rand Paul will oppose Patriot Act renewal

Obama's Advisors Split on When and How Mubarak Should Go

Mother Jones: House GOP Declares War on Planned Parenthood

Some thoughts about the terrifying trajectory in this country

Photos: Regis and Kelly .... and Michelle ... and her yellow shoes. (The Obama Presidency Day 751)

We'll never have a Congress that works for us until we finance their campaigns

Poll: Majority says Obama will lose in 2012

What's the Real Unemployment Number?

Obama proposes slashing heating aid to the poor.

YAAAAAYYYYYYY! Petraeus Warns of a Bloody Spring.

Drumbeat: February 9, 2011

Crosspost from Economy: Crude Oil - price elasticity of supply

Desperation Rising with Global Temps: Deniers Say There's Plenty of "Artic" Sea Ice

U.S. House Energy Chairman Fred Upton Denies Anthropogenic Global Warming [Video]

68 Houses In Perth, Australia Destroyed By Bushfire - 32 More Damaged - AFP

GOP Eager To Cut Climate Aid Funding - Only Funding They Hate More Than Foreign Aid In General

7.5 Million Ha Of Indonesian Primary Forest & Peatland Designated For Destruction - Mongabay

World's #2 Palm Oil Company Will Preserve Indonesian Blahblah Pledge To Protect Blahblah Saves Blah

For Hudson Bay Polar Bears, Study Implies Thinner Ice = Up To 73% Reproductive Failure

US Corn Reserves At Lowest Levels In 15 Years - Greater Ethanol Demand Among Leading Reasons

A New Vision for America III - Rescue the Planet, Save Ourselves

Hated Bank Bailout about to turn a profit - USA Today

Wikileaks - Saudis Cannot Pump Enough Oil To Hold Prices Down; Reserves Overstated By 40%

Yasi Speeding GBR Decline: Heating + Bleaching "Will Knock Out The Reef In The Long Term Anyway"

What I wish the President had said at Chamber of Commerce gathering the other night

Leading Peak Oil Theorist Now Believes in Peak Demand, Says We Have To Go Green

Despite NASA, NCDC, WMO Findings, Inhofe: "Actually, We're In The 3rd Year Of A Cooling Period."

Western analysts assumed Chernobyl had no containment buildings... and they were right.

Oh BOY ! James Inhofe Has A Book Coming Out! It's Called "The Hoax"!!!!!!

Is 2010 Really The Warmest Year Ever?

How Reagan Brought the World to the Brink of Nuclear Destruction

Amy Goodman: Egypt’s Youth Will Not Be Silenced

Mukhtar Ablyazov – yet another fugitive tycoon made political exile in London?

Haiti Issues Passport to Vanquished President Aristide

U.S. fast food caught in immigration crosshairs

Is ‘Eat Real Food’ Unthinkable? (NYT Opinionator)

State Budget Cuts Are Bad for Your Health

Mr. Suleiman’s Empty Promises

Israeli praise for Egypt's Omar Suleiman

Insider Inquiry Steps Up Its Focus on Hedge Funds

The Arts of Cuba, Set to Wow New York

AOL (loves) HuffPo. The loser? Journalism

EXCLUSIVE EXCERPT: Wikileaks, Assange, And Why There's No Turning Back

What California should learn from the Texas budget crisis

A New Vision for America III - Rescue the Planet, Save Ourselves

Obama's Bad Deal With the Chamber of Commerce - Robert Reich

Boehner Sex Scandel??????????????

U.S. must back democracy in Egypt regardless

Frances Fox Piven | The Real Threat of Glenn Beck's Fantasies

Ex-WikiLeaker Claims Defectors Took Control Of Leaks From Assange (Forbes)

Mysterious Shooting In Pakistan Becomes International Incident (TPM)

Why Obama's Half Measures Won't Save the States

Vision: How Small, Mostly Conservative Towns Have Found the Trick to Defeating Corporations

Egypt's popular revolution will change the world (Guardian UK)

Afghan Rights Groups Shift Focus to Taliban.

Gabrielle Giffords speaks for first time since shooting -..

Rumsfeld Book Tour Marred by Massive Book Looting

The Internet Is Laughing at Rep. Chris Lee

Meet Egypt's Future Leaders

Beyond Keynesianism

Guardian UK: Cameron's scapegoating will have a chilling, toxic impact

Mike Thompson: Global warming and snow

Arianna Huffington's ideological transformation

Data intelligence firms proposed a systematic attack against WikiLeaks

What I wish the President had said at Chamber of Commerce gathering the other night

Majority Report: The Earmark Ban, John McCain and Libertarians

ATF Declaring War on Honest Gun Owners

Rate of Concealed Carry holder's crime in Texas.

Huntsville, AL: Pleasures store trades adult toys for guns

NRA faces two crucial tests this week (Los Angeles and Redondo Beach)

Why Obama's Silence on Gun Control Pleases No One

A deal I'm willing to make with gun control

Maryland: Two Anti-Gun Bills will be Considered in Committee this Thursday, February 10!

A well-regulated militia

A "poll" for the "gunniez" around here.

Yoani Sanchez's blog unblocked in Cuba (Spanish)

Judge halts any Ecuadorean award against Chevron

Haiti issues new passport to Aristide, lawyer says

Cuban official testifies in ex-CIA agent's case

Analyzing Chávez’s foreign policy

Army official suggests U.S. troops might be needed in Mexico

Sally jenkins article- Washington Post

UNC vs DUKE tonight - smack talk escalates

This is what I call a hole

State senator so horrified by homophobic testimony that he may support marriage equality for gays

Protecting the people's religious right to hate

Facebook page urges Gazans to topple Hamas government

Abbas, Dahlan take out Jordanian citizenship

Forgive me, Father, for I have linked...

A primary function of the First Council of Niceae was to take power from women it the church

For the Catholics (collapsed or not) on DU, this gave me a bit of a chuckle today =)

On Evolution, Biology Teachers Stray From Lesson Plan

are concepts of Time in genisis actually measured in days?

Atheists head for high schools with new clubs for Godless teens

Proposed Private Space Plane Gets Fiery Name: Prometheus

The New/Old NASA/ESA Rocket?

Dr. Seussian Mystery Fluid Could Have Saved Top Kill

IceCube neutrino telescope in Antarctica finished

Ultrafast Quantum Computer Closer: Ten Billion Bits of Entanglement Achieved in Silicon

Mutant Planet

Is speculation in multiverses as immoral as speculation in subprime mortgages?