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Archives: March 16, 2011

Interview with Paul Gunter - Thom Hartman - Nuclear Waste Pools

Heard a strange theory/conspiracy tonight regarding the Japan quake.

Bahrain: military trying to open roads and clear Lulu Square (per Al Jazeera)

Republicans split, but House approves stopgap budget bill

fuel rods are on fire, the winds are blowing SE, wind expected to increase in strength

Tell me spent fuel isn't stored on the 4th floor of US Mk 1 reactors.

Here's a really stupid paranoid question

So now we have MSNBC, CNN and now Russian TV

OK. 36 yo Mk 1 Reactor, spent fuel goes to the 4th floor; August 2010, TEPCO gets MOX fuel approval

PHOTO REMINDER: Einstein belonged to a TEACHERS UNION and urged others to join:

Japan radiation risk to California is downplayed

Waukesha County panel refuses to endorse Walker bill

How bad is it? Depends on which nuclear expert you ask

Where do I go to find wikileaks docs?

It's celebration time!! (A "feel-good" Palin Story!)

Hmm now that we are distracted... Bahrain is exploding

Hmm now that we are distracted... Bahrain is exploding

50 workers bravely stay at troubled Japan reactors

I wonder how many rescue and clean-up workers in Japan are union...

So, for weeks now, China has been screwing with Gmail accounts in the country

Did you know that there are still 11 RBMK-1000 reactors in operation?...

Ugh.. having partisan battle on facebook

PDX Defend the Dream workers rally

Radiation fears prompt firms to move employees Airlines have cancelled and diverted dozens of fligh

Japan: No rest for Red Cross medics as search and rescue efforts continue

Japan: No rest for Red Cross medics as search and rescue efforts continue

Workers at Japan's damaged nuclear power plant have returned after

Smart phone, dumb idea lands Idaho man in jail

New York Times: Fukushima Accident Not Like Chernobyl, Experts Say

Chernobyl fallout around the world - site with maps of Global Radiation Patterns

Local news, TRUST OUR ANALYSIS

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Hearing reports from Kyodo about UFO spotted over the reactors??

Joke's on those who joke about Japan

Japanese self-defense forces now deploying helicopter for reactor cooling. live

Let's just suppose they could screw every teacher in America...

Timeline: Japan's unfolding nuclear crisis

World leaders are getting ready to conduct stress tests on Nuclear facilities. Hello, Obama???

My thoughts, my love, my prayers are with everyone who are and will be affected

Imagine we had a disaster of Japanese proportions and Republicans refused to rebuild infrastructure

Hey our 24 hour nooz is now live, MSNNBC

Clean-up efforts in Japan and "missing"...

Clean-up efforts in Japan and "missing"...

Clean-up efforts in Japan and "missing"...

The Japanese Emperor just gave an address

Japan suspends work at stricken nuclear plant - (again) 4:21 AM est

Governor of Fukushima presser live now

Rebuilding northeast Japan to take years, billions

GE, designer of Japan’s reactors, slips in trading

GE, designer of Japan’s reactors, slips in trading

Tell me why I have 3 news networks on my tv and no recent news. It is all

Crystal Cathedral choir is asked to sign anti-gay covenant

Crystal Cathedral choir is asked to sign anti-gay covenant

Today's CNIC presser going on now!

How long until the material in the reactors is "cool?"

How long until the material in the reactors is "cool?"

My most shocking, intimate photos By Mark Morford

What I find bizarre is that no countries close to Japan have generators

Palm Beach County approves tougher requirements for dog owners (fans/AC/no tethering)

Spare a thought for the people of North East Japan

Spare a thought for the people of North East Japan

Some live feeds to Japan news

Some live feeds to Japan news

I have three friends who were in Libya as correspondents... their bosses have pulled them out

Sierra Club Sues Dept. of Energy over $400 Million for Strip-Mining

Activism Made Easy

U.S. producer prices climb 1.6% in February

U.S. producer prices climb 1.6% in February

France says Japan lost control, French should leave

Golden Country

British Embassy Tokyo statement on Fukushima situation:

Our government operates TOO DAMN SLOW!!! (excuse my language)

GOP Car Salesman/House Candidate Charged With Car-Lot Sex Attack

Fetal homicide bill to get first hearing (in NC)

Reuters to have live chat w/Nuke Expert @ 11 am edt

Nuclear Industry Response - Throw $$$ At It

Robert Scheer: No Nukes Is Good Nukes

Some Animals are More Equal than Others

It's over, they won.

Tepco radiation readings from most recent presser (fukushima plant)

GOP Votes to Deny Existence of Climate Change

GOP Votes to Deny Existence of Climate Change

GOP Votes to Deny Existence of Climate Change

Bahrain crackdown on protests in Manama's Pearl Square

Interesting, informative interview with an excellent nuclear engineer,

Panel urges TSA to implement ‘trusted travelers’ program

Anyone ever meet/shake hands with Eisenhower or FDR in RL?

House Republicans introduced a bill to permit 200 more commercial nuclear reactors in the U.S.,

Protest the WI Repub Union Busters! They are in DC today and we need to meet them

Free Republic Fatties Think Obesity Epidemic Is Fake

KUFO, RIP. Another great radio station bites the dust...

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Post your questions @ 11 ET - Reuters to host live Q&A on site with nuke experts

State cuts money to city+city ask me for more money= tax hike

We already have our first Kasich budget-inspired tax levy

Forcing out superintendent of education just part of Kasich’s slash-and-burn education agenda

Chernobyl Legagacy - photo essay

BBC: Japanese Emperor "deeply worried."

CHRIS LEE RESIGNATION (bus inner city blacks to the farms to pick)

New York spends $75 million a year on marijuana arrests though it's not technically a crime

peek a boo?

"The Onion" abandons satirical format for straight news

Chernobyl Legacy : A Photo Essay of Sorrow and Human Damage

Governor Flintstone's (Christie's) Prize Prosecutions Being Tossed

Class Warfare, the Final Chapter

Donald Trump has no use for Guantanamo Prison for terrorists.

Fukushima (35-YEARS-AGO): Mark 1 Nuclear Reactor Design Caused GE Scientists To Quit In Protest

Fukushima (35-YEARS-AGO): Mark 1 Nuclear Reactor Design Caused GE Scientists To Quit In Protest

Congressional candidate wants to bus African-Americans from the inner city

Huffpo: Rush Limbaugh Mocks Japan Quake Refugees

I'm so pissed off. I'm up late listening to the news and I cannot find

Film: Voices of Wisconsin

Sen. Mark Warner Needs to Hear from REAL Democrats...No Social Security Cuts

Associate Editor of The National Review in support of humane treatment for Private Manning

Police Smash 'Biggest Ever' Paedo Network - exposes 70,000 members

'Blood money' frees CIA contractor in Pakistan - AP

Are corporations responsible for their actions because they can assess risk and make decisions?

Arkansas quakes decline since hydrofracking injection wells were closed

I'm a Californian living 50 miles north of the Bay Area. How concerned should I really be?

Trying to outrun radiation

Ohio Town Sees Public Job as Only Route to Middle Class

Gulf Divers Experiencing Health Problems, Blood Contaminated With Petroleum Hydrocarbons

Navy says radiation releases pose challenging environment

TEPCO and BP should not be responsible

Just read in the Kenosha paper that Cullen (D-WI)

Whoopi Slams Beck Over Quake Comment-Suggests He Look In The "Mirror"

Whoopi Slams Beck Over Quake Comment-Suggests He Look In The "Mirror"

Reactor Update Mar 16th

Pic Link to Protesters being removed from Tenn. Legislative Committee meeting

What Are The Politics Behind Nuclear Power In The U.S.?........

'DON'T GIVE UP HOPE' Japan's Emperor Addresses Nation In Rare Appearance

In Ohio, Public Work Is a Road to the Middle Class

VIDEO: “No Happy Ending”: Nuclear Experts Say Japan’s Disaster is Intensifying

Chernobyl Expert Says Greed May Lead to Big Trouble in Japan

US energy chief: don't delay new nuclear plants

US energy chief: don't delay new nuclear plants

National Review editor defends Bradley Manning - No excuse for subjecting him to harsh conditions

70% Nuclear Rods Damaged on Reactor 1, 33% Damaged on 2, Partial Reactor Core Melting Possible

De-Funding Education: it really is about theocracy versus democracy

American Ignorance Keeps American Power in Check

Is It My Imagination Or Has The Tone Of The Reporting On The Nuclear Disaster In Japan...........

Department of Defense Funded Christian Ministry

Good News!!! Another really nasty Republican has stepped down. Next?

Chris Christie, Tom Corbet, Sharron Angle, John Kasich, Rick Snyder, Scott Walker and Rick Scott

400 solar photovoltaic power plants are listed at this site: www.pvresources.com

OK, a followup on the protests and rally in Nashville.......

Bank of America’s CON GAME

How is the head of the DNC chosen? Does the president appoint him, or is he elected?

Maps of Earthquake zones US

Oh, my. "Radioactivity forecast system down"

Kashich Budget Kills Jobs, Shileds Wealthy, Hikes Middle Class Taxes

Massive online pedophile ring busted by cops

Palestinians rally for unity

MSNBC: American forces in Japan told not to go within 50 miles of reactors

This Jim Walsh from MIT is one mealy-mouthed MF...

Foreign bankers flee Tokyo as nuclear crisis deepens

Ken & Barbie Update Their Status

Wednesday Toon Roundup 1- Nuclear fallout

Low Cost Solar = Solar Paint

Lawrence O'Donnell chews up Virgil Peck and spits him out (video)

Judge: Free speech no defense for urging suicide

Randy Hopper Wisconsin's 'family values' candidate... it just keeps getting better.

Unit 3 -- the one with MOX -- may have ruptured

Which Democrats are running against Obama in 2012

EU Energy Chief Says Possible Catastrophic Event in Next Hours

Some in GOP grow tired of right wing

Has there been any coverage of the other Fukushima plant recently?

unfortunately, this is an example of "American Exceptionalism" for the world to see

unfortunately, this is an example of "American Exceptionalism" for the world to see

Could someone explain why Aristide's return to his homeland

Tea Party is prepared for Japanese Radiation Clouds

General Electric and the nuclear crisis

Japan reactor 'out of control': EU energy chief

Boxing champ Muhammad Ali is asking Iran to release two American hikers held since 2009

A Statement on Private Manning's Detention: "There Is No Excuse"

Ground control flying high at NASA

HuffPo: Nevada Considers License Suspension For Low Performing Students

Kasich's beliefs at heart of plan

Funny looking chicken from Transylvania.

Our Right-Leaning Public Media by Ralph Nader

Our Right-Leaning Public Media by Ralph Nader

What to do if a nuculur reactor near you ever over reacts.

If you are on Facebook, please consider changing your profile picture honor of the Fukushima 50

UN nuclear watchdog chief: situation at Fukushima is "very serious", , on his way there

Wisconsin GOP Senators Head to Washington to Collect Their Payoffs, er, Campaign Contributions

Wisconsin GOP Senators Head to Washington to Collect Their Payoffs, er, Campaign Contributions

San Francisco Police Begin Enforcing Sit/Lie Law

Japan Facing Growing Humanitarian Crisis, Some Areas Left Stranded

Global Post: "Will Obama's Brazil visit differ from those of other presidents?"

Tom the Dancing Bug: Scooby-Doo Meets the Phantom Bond Vigilante!

Is Worse Yet to Come in the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster?

Earthquake deaths up to 4,000 with 8,000 people

No Word for Meltdown: The Return of Nukespeak

IRS Gives $356 Million to Companies that Owe Taxes

A Vicious Squirrel Is Attacking the Residents of Bennington, Vermont

New PPP Poll: OH Kasich's approval drops to 35%, Strickland would win by 15%

New PPP Poll: OH Kasich's approval drops to 35%, Strickland would win by 15%

New PPP Poll: OH Kasich's approval drops to 35%, Strickland would win by 15%

Meanwhile, in Wisconsin....

We need more DU'ers in the DU NCAA pool

It will be interesting to find out if the electorate, as a whole, has learned

FYI: The Chernobyl Cloud did not get up to the Jet Stream.

So to win the future we have to think positively, but when we talk about going green

"Hopper may be the only member of the Republican 8 for whom a recall is the least of his worries."

REPORT: In 12 States, GOP Plans To Slash Corporate Taxes While Increasing Burden on Working Families

Union thug caught on camera lifting property of others in Madison!!

U.S. Hispanic growth outstrips census estimates: study

Calm Amidst Desolation-They're feeding people a bowl of rice per meal, that's it - including babies.

HuffPo: Nevada Considers License Suspension For Low Performing Students

Michigan live stream link:

There are almost four thousand oil wells in the Gulf of Mexico

If Mrs. Clinton wants to do her part for the betterment of mankind?

#0737: Japan's Emperor Akihito is making a televised address to the nation.

Did you attend a "Defend the Dream" rally Tuesday?

Pro-Labor Group Working America Recruits 20,000 New Wisconsin Members In Wake Of Budget Protests

Housing Starts Plummet To Second Lowest Ever, Consumer Food PPI Jumps By Highest Since 1974

You can't have it all....

Letter to my critters, not that it will make any difference

FBI Visits Elderly Woman Over Threat to Castrate Politician

Start you own Westboro Franchise Today! from Brian McFadden's Big Fat Whale

Start you own Westboro Franchise Today! from Brian McFadden's Big Fat Whale

Start you own Westboro Franchise Today! from Brian McFadden's Big Fat Whale

Study: Cutting prices is the only way to stop piracy (From the Well Duh dept.)

2 sisters wanted in $9.1-million Medicare fraud case arrested in South America

Before Meltdown, GOP Mocked Concerns About Nuclear Safety

Over 1,000 Rally Against SB 5 In Strongsville, Ohio

To the anti-nuke crowd: putting solar panels in space is just not feasible

Indiana Money Machine Tim Durham Finally Indicted for Fleecing Amish Investors

Triumph of the flat-earth Republicans

U.S. advises citizens in 80-km radius of Japan nuke plant to evacuate

I've Got Your Compassionate Conservatism For You: Clippers Players Pay For Cancer Treatment

She's Baaaaaccckkkk...Sharron Angle is back and running for Rep. Dean Heller's

Our Impatience with Distant Events

So... I still have hope

During this nuclear horror happening in Japan, I think that it is apt to remind people of this

'Miracle on Hudson' co-pilot withdraws money from M&I

Great Osmotic Power Video

japannuclear.com

CNBC reporting that power line at nuke plant is almost ready

Japan in nuclear standby

The Strange Case of Josef Oehmen (MIT scientist says no problems)

Report from Madison March 15: Union thugs, M&I Bank, etc (warning: lotsa pics)

the anti nuke fantasy world

Scott Walker's Education Budget: INCREASED aid to wealthy school districts; 10% cut to poorer ones

Bloomberg's Approval Has Dropped 22 Points

O'reilly says all charities are ripoffs, and Monica Crowley says

New satellite photo of nuclear plant, gulp

For anyone that missed Rachel Maddow's 'Spent Nuclear Rods' segment tonight the link is below

The Rude Pundit: Why Rush Limbaugh Ought To Be Force-Fed His Own Liposuctioned Fat (Nuclear Edition)

Rush Limbaugh Poll

BBC: Fukushima Daiichi Updates (begins 9.30pm PST)

Union: 19K teacher layoff slips so far in California

Mom sues preschool for not prepping 4-year-old for Ivy League

Wishigan

Wisconsin Republicans lifting the fines and (illegal) contempt charges on the 14 Senators. How Nice.

Bigger evacuation area needed -- Unit 4 has NO water!!!

U.S. Calls Radiation ‘Extremely High’ and Urges Deeper Caution in Japan

Food prices rise by most in 36 yrs, yet Ben Bernanke keeps printing hundreds of billions of dollars

Fukushima operator has history of lying to public about plant safety

Silent Thread for the "Japan 50". Thank you.

Damn, $4.09 for a gallon of regular today.

It’s Sunshine Week, But Obama’s Transparency Record Is Cloudy

Devin Nunes (R) CA response to Japan's Nuclear Issues??? Build 200 more in the US.

Drunk guy hit me last thursday night...

Sharon Angle is back! To run for Congress!

Bag of oregano results in suspensions

CHRIS LEE RESIGNATION (bus inner city blacks to the farms to pick)

To the job creators, I salute you!

Look at what Huckabee is doing - how can this come from a "man of God"?

I think we're going to need marrow donations for Japan

Helicopters attempt to cool Fukushima nuclear plant from the air

Can any DUers help identify this old photo?

Chorus from Sophocles Antigone... (442 BC)

"Chernobyl on steroids"

RW leader: Wanting to protect collective bargaining makes you the same as Hamas or Hezbollah

How safe are the Nuclear Plants on the New MadridFault Line

Sen. Risser and Rep. Pocan refusing to participate in the state Building Commission's

DOMA battle heats up

Jimmy Carter Should Be Praised

Is it just me or are the 50 workers at the Daiichi plant left alone to fight this crisis while

Is it just me or are the 50 workers at the Daiichi plant left alone to fight this crisis while

Republican response to Randy Hopper (State Senator, R-Fond du Lac) scandal

Four New York Times journalists reported missing in Libya

US power crews being readied to help (after the nuclear emergency is over)

S&P 500 Erases 2011 Gain on Japan Concern; Treasuries Rise

Grist: Koch-funded group (ALEC) mounts cut-and-paste attack on regional climate initiatives

Al Jazeera Update

Satellite Photos of Damage to Japan

Spaghetti, meatballs, & pieces of red plastic: Nestle recalls Lean Cuisine frozen dinners

CNN: "U.S. Millionaires Population Expanded By 8% Last Year." USA! USA! U-S-Mother-*******-A! USA!

CNN: "U.S. Millionaires Population Expanded By 8% Last Year." USA! USA! U-S-Mother-*******-A! USA!

CNN: It's 180 workers who are risking their lives at Fukushima Reactor

I won't jump to conclusions about how bad nuclear problem in Japan is -- But.....

Randy Hopper, Wisconsin's "Family Values" candidate - it just keeps getting better

Amendment would prohibit …taxpayer dollars from being used for advertising on partisan Fox News

Hey, Bear (Owsley Stanley), here's one for you. (Psychedelic alert)

Bernie Sanders and several Democrats propose bill to protect Social Security

So will the US close down its military bases in Japan

Bankster pickpockets at it again

Ah now we are talking about the problems with the nuke industry

As if it couldn't get any worse for the rescue workers in Japan - a blizzard

Mods...Nuke this stupid fucking thread....

I know we've talked about the Fukushima 50 quite a bit but just as

Last Defense at Troubled Reactors: 50 Japanese Workers

We need a Eugene Debs

Preacher at my school today.

Tweety is about to expose the Philly priests

What are the odds? US nuke plants ranked by quake risk

Raymond Davis indicted on two charges in Pakistan

website for earthquake forecasting

website for earthquake forecasting

website for earthquake forecasting

"Shocking Connecticut Home Invasion Trial Begins Second Round "

Amazing virtual walkthrough of the Lascaux caves..

Most of us know (knew) our grandparents

NRC: No Water In Spent Fuel Pool Of Japan Plant

How NPR Helped Empower James O'Keefe

M Moore Happaning NOW - State Capitol Lansing Michigan. Trying to stop a financial coup d'etat

The GOP blueprint for state legislatures - ALEC's "State Budget Reform Toolkit"

1500 senior citizens gather in Lansing, MI to protest plan to tax their pensions as ordinary income

Rush Limbaugh........enough said:

Final Version of Firefox 4 Coming March 22

Final Version of Firefox 4 Coming March 22

I think once the aliens attack the Republicans will see things in a different light.....

Does anyone remember the pro-nuclear energy commercials? It showed this beautiful, pastoral,

The UGLY STORY In Joe SCARborough's Political Closet

MIT Nuclear Information Hub (Really Informative Info Regarding Japan's Crisis)

"It's not Planned Parenthood. No, it's planned genocide. You can quote me on that."

Please DU this poll in our local newspaper: Is nuclear power still a viable option?

Are the Japanese really calling in loans to the US

Constitutional Mustard?

Liberian girl's bullet casing jewelry heals wounded children

I just watched on ESPN President Obama filling out his brackets

Thoughts From A Cheerful Socialist

Thoughts From A Cheerful Socialist

Thoughts From A Cheerful Socialist

Wednesday Toon Roundup 2- More nuclear

Wednesday Toon Roundup 2- More nuclear

Who is the worst of the grifters?

Does the admin even CARE that the Saudis have sent storm troopers into Bahrain?

If tomorrow the US connected 40 billion kWh of NEW wind & solar capacity to the grid ...

I'm an alcoholic, and I fell off the wagon hard last night. Apologies if I posted anything

Wednesday Toon Roundup 3- repubs

Wednesday Toon Roundup 4- The rest

Bloomberg's Approval Has Dropped 22 Points

Don't let the Koch brothers replace this

Union of Concerned Scientists: Testimony to the US Senate 3/16/2011...

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What is the REAL total amount of nuclear fuel at PLANT No. 1?

Where the human factor fails (Japanese bureacracy)

don't know if anyone has posted this.

OMG Outrage! The President!

Michael Moore just twitted: Where is Michigan governor right now...

Why should I continue a DNC membership renewal this year? I've been a member for

"Hellooo Mr. Frog!" called the scorpion across the water...."

Kasich getting an "F" in Columbus Dispatch poll.

Rush Amused That Earthquake Hit Environmentally Conscious Country

Rush Amused That Earthquake Hit Environmentally Conscious Country

Today's Daily Obama Outrage ... Obama fills out NCAA brackets ... oh the horror!!!!

Today's Daily Obama Outrage ... Obama fills out NCAA brackets ... oh the horror!!!!

Wasserman Shultz: GOP’s Anti-Abortion Bill Is ‘Nothing Short Of A Tax Increase’ On Women And Small

The Tea Baggers got a slap in the face from the Va GOP - Primary not Convention

The Tea Baggers got a slap in the face from the Va GOP - Primary not Convention

WTF, Cenk has Gen. Barry McCaffrey on?

Army Training Slides Outline 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Repeal Implementation

Clinton: No interest in job if Obama wins in 2012

U.S. Calls Radiation ‘Extremely High’ and Urges Deeper Caution in Japan

Temperature of Spent Fuel Pools at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant

Tennessee Republican files birther bill... Doesn't know what a "long form" is

Why, Michelle Rhee, you malignant piece of garbage . . . .

Go Grassroots and help Obama decide?

Security Error: Unexpected Certificate Name

Radiation Map of Japan - Updated every few hours

Chile Quake, probably an aftershock yes this late

Bahrain Hospital Still Under Siege, Journalists Kicked Out of Country - FDL

Madison comes to Michigan

Senators' "Sneak-Attack" on the EPA

Senators' "Sneak-Attack" on the EPA

Michael Moore': police arresting protestors in Mich. Capital live feed!

Tim Kaine should resign as head of the DNC and Howard Dean should take the reins

How deeply have the outrageous designs of Walker and cronies tapped into a spirit of resistance?

Banker/Hospital CEO Pay Up, People Not So Much

Banker/Hospital CEO Pay Up, People Not So Much

Banker/Hospital CEO Pay Up, People Not So Much

Slander From Santorum: Former Senator Once Again Proves That He’s No Jack Kennedy

U.S. boosts radiation-sniffing system

Fukushima Daiichi could be the Shock Doctrine event that commits the U.S. to clean energy

What we are seeing in Wisconsin and elsewhere Democrats should learn from

What we are seeing in Wisconsin and elsewhere Democrats should learn from

Hey Rachel Maddow

Hillary Clinton Would Not Serve Second Term In Obama Cabinet

Sen Boxer on the Lawrence show

Ed Shultz Was All Over Obama Today About The Comfortable Shoes Speech........

th best set of Fukushima Dai-Ichi reactor damage series photos I have found (it isnt pretty)

How do you think the Japan Prime Minister's Family feels?

Dog attack ends in gunfire, arrest

Japan disaster: Fears Death Toll Could Exceed 20,000 as Nuke Crisis Looms

YAYYYY!!! Pepsico to switch to plant-based plastic bottles... but wait-

NRC: Recommends evacuation within 50 miles of plant

Here is a tragically fascinating site re: quake/tsunami

Britons Told to Quit Tokyo as Radiation Levels Rise

Correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't taking care of the spent fuel

Michael Moore 5 student protesters refusing to leave Michigan's Capitol in Lansing.

The Yen is going up in value! Now 76 yen = 1 dollar!

This video is a day old but I think the expert in it does the most balanced job

White House needs to rethink its policies on illegal streaming

For those that criticize the President....

GE design of Fukushima Dai-ichi containment buildings did not allow for venting of hydrogen.

Japan nuclear crisis escalates

Spraying water into the spent fuel tanks "never tried before"...a "last-ditch effort"

The US military has banned access to 13 websites - including YouTube, eBay, Amazon, MTV and ESPN

Challenge: Read this about the Nuke disaster, it may calm you.

Union of Concerned Scientists has a good webpage explaining all things nuclear (easy to understand)

Are rooftop water pools covering nuclear rods a typical design in the US?

Are rooftop water pools covering nuclear rods a typical design in the US?

Japanese dog leads TV crew to injured friend (Video)

Canadian nuclear plant leaks demineralized water

Canadian nuclear plant leaks demineralized water

At California Nuclear Plant, Emergency Response Plans Don't Include Earthquakes

here we are in midst of a disaster that impacts the whole world and what's the President doing?

HELL that is a scary graphic at the RMS show

HELL that is a scary graphic at the RMS show

Please DU this Wisconsin Movement poll...

CIA spy escapes murder case in Pakistan after US pays 'blood money'

Water spraying opeartions starting now, per NHK

U.S. Pacific Fleet's flickr photostream...

Help! Need info on teacher's salaries in New Jersey

Aloha for Japan Relief

Aloha for Japan Relief

Son, I am disappoint.

WaPo has a Scott Walker op-ed up

El Paso Politician Calls Japanese Tsunami/Earthquake a Curse From God

El Paso Politician Calls Japanese Tsunami/Earthquake a Curse From God

Cleaning workers’ campaign for justice met with violence (yesterday + video)

Hey Harry Reid for once I agree with you

NHK Live - Water Spraying Coverage

The Nuclear Family: The World's Largest Nuclear Energy Producers

Wisconsin DA files lawsuit challenging union law

CNN: "Older Men" being asked to volunteer to work at the Nuclear Plant...

Pic Link: Protesters march to Gov. Kasich's home in Westerville, OH

Show of hands - who's stocking up on pre radiated weed?

Show of hands - who's stocking up on pre radiated weed?

Message to the Top 1%; If You Want to Keep Your Lives, Start Listening.

OK MuthaFuckers - it has had 6 days to Float over here How HIGH is it going to get

Sigh... Bernero could have been our Governor

Was Flipping Though Radio Stations On The Drive Home From Work... And I Don't THINK They Were Trying

Tokyo Disneyland Anouncement

U.S. Officials Alarmed By Japanese Handling of Nuclear Crisis

Airline bag fees tangle security lines

$5 ATM fees coming our way

NRC Sounds Alarm "We believe that there is no water in the spent-fuel pool known as No. 4"

NRC Sounds Alarm "We believe that there is no water in the spent-fuel pool known as No. 4"

"There is a recognition this is a suicide mission".

Jack Tapper is a complete ass

Jack Tapper is a complete ass

California has failed to identify thousands of buildings vulnerable to quakes

Japan Defense Agency news conference soon.Re: helicopter operation

Florida lawmakers looking at steep cuts in school funding

Please pay attention at sporting events: Coach loses eye after hit by baseball

It struck me today, for all the $$$$$$$ we spend on R.O.V.s that kill and spy....

If it isn't too much trouble please...I have been gone all day without a news source

Gingrich aided Iowa judges’ defeat (who threw out a ban on same-sex marriage)

Don't Make Me Go All Wisconsin On You! - Michigan protest sign (pic)

Man Saves $11,000 in Prison Wages, State Wants It Back

Fears of conservative Poles, who warned that joining the EU would steadily change the country

Ok I want you people to understand something right now

Some bruises on the Apple?

Guiliani, Gergen, and Graham

Someone made an interesting point on Thom Hartman's video about Nuclear being off the grid

Does anyone else feel the whole world is imploding right now

Hundreds have stormed the Homer Building just before the WI GOP fundraiser

Hidden victim of Japan quake: Sushi restauants

They take lobby $$$, lie like crazy and always cover their own asses!

They take lobby $$$, lie like crazy and always cover their own asses!

Anyone watching Rep Weiner tear these fox morons a new one?

This civilization is pretty much fucking stupid.

Madison DA charges Senate Republicans with open meetings law violations (Collective Bargaining Bill)

Madison DA charges Senate Republicans with open meetings law violations (Collective Bargaining Bill)

Madison DA charges Senate Republicans with open meetings law violations (Collective Bargaining Bill)

i apologize to DU

Hello... Super-Rich. Just Keep Doing What You're Doing.

'This is a labor of love for someone who is dearly loved' - John Larson (D-CT)

'This is a labor of love for someone who is dearly loved' - John Larson (D-CT)

Meanwhile, it's party like 1974.

I'm Thinkin THIS Place Is Headed For A Meltdown...

Meghan McCain throws support to Romney, advises Palin to "go away, stay silent, read..."

Send a pizza in support of Michigan demonstrators

Where are the TEPCO on restoring the power for the coolants?

£1,300 ‘hoof shoes’ unveiled for Cheltenham Festival

About this photo. A question and an observation.

Tucson Iraq Vet gives his Purple Heart to Gabrielle Giffords - he too had brain trauma

I need to know, if THIS is controversial

funniest thread i have ever seen. i am just in awe.

Japan's nuclear disaster shows we can no longer risk gov't of, by, and for the rich

Calling on unpaid writers of the Huffington Post to withhold their work in support of a strike

350.ORG vs US Chamber of Commerce

Would you put yourself in grave danger to prevent a nuclear meltdown? 51% say yes, CNN quick poll

NRC Chair: Spent Fuel Pool at Reactor 4 Has No Water, Radiation Levels "Extremely High"

NRC Chair: Spent Fuel Pool at Reactor 4 Has No Water, Radiation Levels "Extremely High"

Dear Super-Rich, I am Very Very Sorry.

Fukushima: "Problems were identified in 1975"

HA! Just heard on the radio that Gov. Kasich of Ohio has

Shame. Shame. Shame. Shame. Shame.

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseekers Check In!!

If you really think solar power can replace nuclear power, you can always do it yourself.

If Obama were serious about moving the U.S. to safe renewable fuel sources

Anyone else having problems viewing videos, particularly on youtube, with latest version of Firefox

Anyone else having problems viewing videos, particularly on youtube, with latest version of Firefox

I do believe we will have unions around the world and public health care. I think all of this

Michelle Obama to write book on gardening, healthy eating

Michelle Obama to write book on gardening, healthy eating

Scientists Project Path of Radiation Plume 'maybe' Aluetian Islands Thurs & So.California Friday

Two government buildings have been taken over by protesters. Anything on the "news?"

Meet the ultimate Teabagger Administration

This morning's sunrise over Fukushima nuclear power plant 15 minutes ago...(PIC)

MSNBC lineup.

Inside Fukushimas exclusion zone (BBC)

I thought the Republicans were going to repeal HCR?

EPA deploys more radiation monitors to the West Coast

Cruel and unusual treatment of WikiLeaks suspect

Let us be practial. We want something practical.

Buddy Roemer Maps RV Route to White House.

The helicopter water-drop is a freakin' joke.

GE must close all Boiling Water Reactors Mk. 1 in the United States

SAT’s Reality TV Essay Stumps Some

Ok this is mixed news

Talk About Your Chutzpah...

The three nuke plants near my home went on line in

6.5 Quake in Vanuatu

Which Democrat would you want to see run against Obama in 2012

Where is all our neat tech in this nuclear crisis?

We use unmanned drones to bomb and kill, can't we use them for this nuclear crisis?

Democrats propose new tax brackets for millionaires, billionaires

Let's get it straight....the Fukushima 50 are really the Fukushima 200.

Anyone getting black screen on YouTube?

Clinton Says She Won’t Stay On for Obama Second Term

"the war situation...

Cool Hartmnan on RT TV, no, not kidding

When (or if) Manning is convicted by a Military Court of treason for handing

Japanese Defense Minister: 87.7 millisievert at altitude!

Republican Rep: Eleven Year Old Gang Raped Because She Was "Dressed Like a Prostitute"

Republican Rep: Eleven Year Old Gang Raped Because She Was "Dressed Like a Prostitute"

Weapons of Mass Destruction

Faithful America Fights Ohio's Immoral Budget

Detroit's Fox2 says Lansing had a "massive crowd of over 3,000."

Detroit's Fox2 says Lansing had a "massive crowd of over 3,000."

Tea Party "thug" gets violent at Democratic Rally

Michele Bachmann for President???

Michele Bachmann for President???

Reid: ‘Leave Social Security alone’

"Dog Senses Earthquake in Eureka CA"

What % of the Dem vote would a hypothetical primary challenger get

Snake bites Model/Actress in breast dies of silicon poisoning

Libya Revolution Day 28 (Benghazi protected for another day)

DC protesters help Wisconsin GOP feel at home by occupying atrium of the Homer Building

Jimmy Carter was right

Violent tea partier arrested at Democratic rally in Houston

Anderson Cooper exposes many disturbing things this evening...

VIDEO: Woman Returns Home to Find Her Kitteh Survived the Tsunami (in Japanese)

Protesters seize DC bldg during WI GOP fundraiser

Chu should be out---still supports nukes unequivocally---Obama needs to address this immediately!

Higher prices for food are about to get worse

OMG? Scientists Project Path of Radiation Plume - Southern California by Friday NYT

Who's really behind recent Republican Legislation in WI and elsewhere?

Wisconsin is the drunkest state in the USA

BBC: Fukushima Daiichi Updates (begins 6.15pm PST)

I've felt most hopeful in the past several years when I saw this...

I can't handle any more news today. Listening to music.

America's True Crisis: Zero Vision, Zero Leadership by Jim Hightower

The next big political scandal? Belding-Gate. Bank on it.

Anumation map of Possible spread of radioactivity,...looks like it's heading to LosAngels CA.....

The Humanity of Suffering

Teach for America failed DOE audit in 2008. Still getting public funds. From CBS 2008.

I am so proud of the editor's column on Perry's Sonogram Bill

They are leaving us to die," says the mayor of Minamasoma inside the exclusion zone

Harvey Wasserman, AlterNet & Democracy Now, Feb. 2010, on Obama and the nuclear-energy lobby

Why does larry kudlow still have a job?

Why does larry kudlow still have a job?

Nuclear Crisis: 'Chain Reaction Could Restart'

Leading edge of radiation to hit Cali by late friday

Sen. Franken: Telecoms WANT Netflix OUT Of BUSINESS Entirely

Since when are "Social Safety Net" programs now called "Entitlements?"

The media seems to be doing a great job...

Rachel Maddow is doing an incredible job of explaining the current situation

MARU is OK!!!

My Mom designed safety systems for early reactors

Panic, disasters and information

Americans United Criticizes Divisive Congressional Resolution Promoting Display of ‘In God We Trust’

Scott Walker: The New McCarthyism?

GD's nightly art thread.

My Job Sucks - So Should Yours

Wow. The "bullying poll" post sure gives lie to the.........

Banker gets jail for 6th DUI

I Was A Modest Supporter of Nuclear Power So Long As It Could Show That It Was Safe

Father suing PA State Police - tased gasoline doused son - he burst into flames died

Father suing PA State Police - tased gasoline doused son - he burst into flames died

***** Disaster in Japan: March 17 Live Blog *****

The Milwaukee Urinal/Sentinel - Fair and Balanced Reporting

DC Stand with Wisconsin tonight!!!!!

How many millionaires build homes next to reactors?

On the Poet's Trail

Jeffrey Sachs: "The American People Are Going to Reach a Breaking Point"

Senator Sanders: "If a progressive Democrat were to run, I think it would enliven the debate"

Why does the U.S. restrict H-1B visas? To protect American workers.

How many jobs has the GOP created since they won their elections??

I met a 'personal injury' lawyer at an airport bar the other day

beyondnuclear.org exposes Right Wing Nuke MSM talking head Jay Lehr

Anyone here old enough to remember the Cuban Missile Crisis.

Rapper Nate Dogg Dies

A word about the Nuclear Energy Institute.

Candidate arrested...more great family republican values

Kansas Democrats demand resignation of GOP rep who said immigrants should be shot

There is a meltdown occurring right now in the United States

Rush Limbaugh Mocks Japan Quake Refugees

Rush Limbaugh Mocks Japan Quake Refugees

I FUCKING!!! Hate Bank of America

Does one have the right to use violence in self defense against a bully?

43rd Anniversary of the My Lai Massacre

US helichopper spots an entire intact house floating miles out at sea....

"Yesterday will go down in history as one of the most significant for mankind."

Gee. It'd be really nice...

Rachel Maddow - total amount of Spent Nuclear Fuel Rods in the pools at PLANT #1

Interesting... I just saw a tv ad for Mormon.org...

"It will never happen that way again."

"This is the biggest power grab since the Supreme Court elected George Bush."

Republican response to Randy Hopper (R - State Senator, Wisconsin) scandal

'Anonymous' OperationLeakS: Open Letter To All from Ex-BofA Employee

"If America doesn't want to be embarrassed it should 'stop doing embarrassing things.'"

Log Cabin Republicans Defend Boehner, Say Obama Was "Wrong" Not To Defend DOMA

Madison Protests - Crowds are smaller

Conservatives: We Are Being Outworked And Out-Organized In Wisconsin Recall Campaigns

Mom sues pre-school for $19,000; her daughter's Ivy League prospects were damaged.

Obama primary challenge would be a good thing, liberal senator says

Just saw a "Clean Coal" commercial during meltdown coverage...

HOW THE AMERICAN PEOPLE CAN DEFEAT UNLIMITED CORPORATE MONEY AND INFLUENCE IN ELECTIONS

White House muzzles National Labor Relations Board in their fight against GOP budget ax

The Progressive: Why a Primary Challenge to Obama Is a Bad Idea

What happens if Obama loses in 2012?

Majority Whip Eric Cantor's Idea

Okay, so how much of domestic power is produced by nukes, again?

Should President Obama be primaried?

How much golf does Obama play?

The OTHER Japan problem...

Anthony Weiner: Obama Is 'Not A Values Guy'

WI Veterans Against the War: Call to Action - Stand in Solidarity March 19th: Madison, Wisconsin

25 Percent of Republicans Think ACORN, which Folded Last Year, Will "Steal" 2012 Elections

So Obama wants to fire up his base?

A GIANT WTF!!!?

dog stands by injured friend after tsunami

Put solar roofing panels on most structures. Shade all large parking lots

Obama Is As "Eager To Go The Extra Mile To Hide The Truth As Assiduously As" BUSH "If Not More So"

Toon- Good point on Collective Bargaining

Obama on nuke plant: "all energy sources have their downside .... we saw that with the Gulf spill."

So... a teabagger lady grabbed me this evening.

Lifting the Veil: Obama and the Failure of Capitalist Democracy

Two Republicans ousted in recall vote in Miami Dade County, Florida.

Chavez Halts Venezuela Nuclear Plans After Japanese Crisis

Military dependents may leave Bahrain

U.S. drones scout Mexico for drug gangs - report

Kasich's beliefs at heart of plan

Bahrain Begins Military Operation to Clear Pearl Roundabout

Local government leaders slam (Gov. Kasich's) plan

Facebook, Google Must Obey EU Data-Protection Law, Reding Says

Japan's emperor urges nation not to give up

CHRIS LEE RESIGNATION (bus inner city blacks to the farms to pick)

CHRIS LEE RESIGNATION (bus inner city blacks to the farms to pick)

Wisconsin GOP Senators Head to Washington to Collect Their Payoffs, er, Campaign Contributions

(Jerry) Brown says he does not have GOP votes for budget

CHRIS LEE RESIGNATION (bus inner city blacks to the farms to pick)

New Rumsfeld documents highlight Gingrich’s involvement with Iraq War

In Ohio, Public Work Is a Road to the Middle Class

Japan prepares to restart work at nuclear plant

Some in GOP grow tired of right wing

House panel advances bill to limit greenhouse gas restrictions

Palestinians rally for unity

Strickland to the DNC

EU energy chief says Japan reactor "out of control"

Japan Says 2nd Reactor May Have Ruptured With Radioactive Release

Gaddafi forces tell Benghazi residents to lay down arms

Deep cuts, privatization fill Kasich’s first budget

Oil, natural-gas drilling proposed for park land (Ohio)

Cambridge students removed from Assange talk for alleged recording

RNC considers selling TV rights of presidential primary debates

Japan Nuclear Crisis: China Leads Exodus as Fears Rise (1st nation to begin evacuating its citizens)

IAEA Head Says Core Damage at Units 1-3 of Japan's Quake-Hit Nuclear Plant Confirmed

EPA deploys more radiation monitors to the West Coast

White House backs online 'privacy bill of rights'

Gaddafi determined to turn clock back (& kill as many Libyans as possible), Clinton says

Gaddafi determined to turn clock back (& kill as many Libyans as possible), Clinton says

Britain reviewing crowd control weapons exports, says Hague

Top Dem blasts comment comparing illegal immigrants, 'feral hogs'

U.S. urges citizens within 80 km of Japan plant leave

Kasich budget would hike public employees' pension payments by $1.1 billion

(Ohio) Utility watchdog agency surprised by depth of budget cut

NHK Reporting Quake with Preliminary Magnitude of 6.0 Hits East Japan

UN chief urges immediate cease-fire in Libya

U.S. to Press Ahead With Expanding Loan Guarantees for Reactors, Chu Says

President Obama likes chalk for NCAAs (w/video)

NRC Chair: Spent Fuel Pool at Reactor 4 Has No Water, Radiation Levels "Extremely High"

Guardian journalist (Ghaith Abdul-Ahad) freed from captivity in Libya

U.S. Urged to Raise Teachers’ Status

Ivory Coast murders and abuse of foreigners documented in report

State lays off 99 tax workers (Ohio)

Ind. businessman indicted, faces SEC fraud charges (was a Republican donor)

U.S. deploys more radiation detectors on Hawaii, other U.S. islands

Praise for 'heroes' working to avert Japan's nuclear catastrophe

Japan to use water cannon at nuclear plant as international concern grows

Japan has raised max rad dose allowed for nuclear workers

Bahrain and Gulf allies "on the wrong track" - Clinton

U.S. House Republicans Vote to Cancel $1 Billion in Housing Aid

Secretary Chu: Obama Still Supports Expanding Nuclear Plants In The U.S.

Labor backers arrested at Tenn. Capitol protest

New power line may ease Japan nuclear crisis

Current Account Deficit Falls in Fourth Quarter

EU to force social network sites to enhance privacy

Japan warned over nuclear plants, WikiLeaks cables show

Buddy Roemer Maps RV Route to White House.

A push for late-term restrictions

Sharron Angle will seek Dean Heller’s House seat

Clinton welcomes release of CIA contractor

CIA spy escapes murder case in Pakistan after US pays 'blood money'

NRC: No Water In Spent Fuel Pool Of Japan Plant

Yen Strengthens to Record Against Dollar on Radiation Concern

Michigan's Capitol Building is currently occupied

Harlem Is Losing a Piece of Clinton (Clinton Foundation moving offices)

Border activist who touts U.S.-Mexico 'bloodbath' to address AZ lawmakers

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Wednesday, March 16, 2011

9 Senators Seek to Delay Debit Card Fee Changes

Radiation Found On Lester Holt, NBC News Crew In Japan

MI Protesters Refusing to Leave Capitol After Rallies

China suspends all new nuclear plants, orders safety review

NFL: Suspensions More Likely for Illegal Hits

(Ari) Fleischer: U.S. ‘got it wrong’ on Iraq

Four New York Times Journalists Are Missing in Libya

Radioactivity forecast system down

Clinton: No interest in job if Obama wins in 2012

Blue Shield cancels insurance rate increase

Libyan Envoy Says Security Council Must Act in Next 10 Hours

Military preventing medics from accessing Bahrain's largest hospital (Ring of tanks surrounding it)

Canada regulator reports water leak at nuclear plant

Nuclear power lobbyists try to limit damage from Japan crisis on Capitol Hill

NATO air strike killed two Afghan children in east: officials

Republicans: Consumer bureau too powerful

GOP begins rollback of Wall St. reform

Tokyo bourse rejects calls for halt, to keep markets open

Bachmann: I made a mistake; media shows bias in reporting it

DA files open meetings complaint against Fitzgerald over budget session

DA files open meetings complaint against Fitzgerald over budget session

New power line could restore cooling systems at Fukushima Daiichi plant

Scientists Project Path of Radiation Plume

Pentagon preparing for a nuclear worst-case scenario at Fukushima

BBC plans to cut up to 25% of workforce by 2016

'Miracle on Hudson' co-pilot withdraws money from M&I

Fukushima Nuclear Plant Owner Falsified Inspection Records

Sarah Palin losing more ground among Republicans, Post-ABC poll finds

In Cleveland, Kasich promotes his budget's Medicaid reforms

Clinton says no to second term

Brandt can't watch, though, or he has to pay a hundred.

Let's undress just like cross-eyed strangers

U.S. Officials Alarmed By Japanese Handling of Nuclear Crisis

Jan Schakowsky Introduces Bill To Raise Taxes For Wealthiest Americans

Jack Hardy died Saturday morning

Minnesota lawmakers seek ban on teachers’ strikes

Human Rights Watch: U.S. Should Explain Conditions of Bradley Manning’s Confinement

dupe

And this is why Chile is awesome.

Gaddafi advances, no-fly diplomacy falters

Lawsuit settled: Isthmus, AP will get emails, Walker must pay legal costs

Do we really need energy from all sources?

Higher Prices For Food Are About To Get Worse

The Universe/Fate/FSM says to you:

PHOTO: Even in 1885, "cute kitten photos" were the order of the day

Umm.....

As of now, 10:15 AM Eastern DST, my work week is 50% over. nt

Shamrock shakes: Yummy treat? or like drinking toothpaste?

AWESOME Japanese commerical ..enjoy

This Donald Trump Roast is Amazing

The Bus Boys - American Worker

Food prices increase most in 36 years

Woohoo! After 6 years on DU, I just hit 300 posts!

Republican Senators Demand Obama Take Lead on Entitlement Cuts

Bizarro stuff I found in an old photobucket account

A friend's daughter has been living and working in Sendai, Japan

Every time I EAT, it's like it's a MANDATE to my cat to user her BOX.

vibes for my parents building. There is a huge, noxious fire next door

Charle Sheen...please, put us out of misery....

CEOs urge Arizona to forgo immigration measures

Post a song" THAT SAYS IT ALL" About_______________

Photo: WHAT? He didn't leave a phone number so he could receive an APOLOGY?

Photo: This public service announcement needs a little work...can't quite put my finger on it...

You guys seen this video? Kid fights back against a bully, gets SUSPENDED

Photo: MiddleFingerMom's daily "DAMN the papparazi" moment

Here is a funny thing.

I'm starting to think that

I know..I'm a Stevie Ray fanatic..but..one more

Derek Trucks plays Duane's 1957 Les Paul Gold Top as Allmans perform "Fillmore East" album in NYC

This may explain a LOT! Long-lost footage shows Li'l MFM traumatized/delighted by a bodily function.

If you put club soda and a splash of Rose's lime in a wine glass....

x t c - Frivolous Tonight

Stonehenge - Spinal Tap

Dogs are perfectly willing to let washing machines take the heat.

For Movie Title Fans

(With all the Burl stuff ...) Has anybody seen Burlesque?

Monsters -- not just for BEDROOM closets anymore:

Every once in awhile you get a good junk email

Need some Yellowstone Park lodging advice

Update on friend's daughter in Japan

Pakistan frees CIA contractor accused of murder

We as a society need to come together and define the 1 to 10 scale

Home, suh-WEET sweet sweet sweet home.

My old orange tabby man Keiko died tonight.

39 days 'til Lent is over. 39 days 'til Lent is over. 39 days 'til Lent is over. 39 days 'til...

Global paedophile network smashed

You're not going to believe this, but MiddleFingerMom tried exercising last night.

Mythbusters and what?

root canal

Wow, I'm actually in a new Hollywood movie!

"Letting the cat out of the bag" Granny's engagement party.

Brazilian activists laud creation of commission to look into abuses under military regime

**Diagnosis: Atrial Flutter**

George Bush fans: "Skinny, Drunk and Stupid", his first album in 6 years, coming May 16th

National Review editor defends Bradley Manning

Funny looking chicken from Transylvania.

I dreamt of a spirit animal last night, but it wasn't mine. I'm PRETTY sure it belongs to Skittles.

What do you guys think about this craigslist ad?

Well imagine that.....

We have too many illegal aliens here!

Colorado Cops Arrest Moron

Breaking News: With Gov. Walker's 'Tools,' Wisconsin Begins Dismantling Public Education

Call the North Carolina Department of Transportation RIGHT FUCKING NOW

I want to form a DU Risk League

What's your favorite apple?

Craigslist jobs questions????

Queen Victoria: A Sugar Mama?

Best movie action scene in world history

Police try to hush up shooting of community radio station’s president

No matter what I go in for, my doc won't prescribe medical marijuana

Drummond paid Colombian paramilitaries: WikiLeaks

Fed survey: Economy expands throughout US

Clinton Meets in Paris With Libyan Rebel Leader

Michigan's unemployed face early cut-off of UI benefits

Just ask the simple question

Wrong on Missouri benefits, state senator threatens to cut off extended UI benefits

Any "NEW" unions forming in your area?

Boehner Tips His Hand, Hints At Deal With Democrats On Spending

Financial News: Obama would veto bill killing foreclosure prevention

Japan Abandons Nuke Plant Over Radiation

"Shock and Awe" I can get behind - Punish Banks And End Foreclosuregate

CDT statement: White House Asks Congress to Pass "Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights"

Stocks Sink on Japan Crisis, Weak Economic Reports

Governor Scott Walker May Just Be Paranoid

Raymond "Boots" Riley on Police brutality -- Uncensored

Bill O'Reilly interviews Barack Obama - A Faux News Exclusive

It's quite amazing

Kerry, 19 Senators Support Vice President Biden’s Efforts to Protect Planned Parenthood Funding...

TYT: Faux Noise Hires A Right Wing DINO, Evan Bayh (D-IN)

Michigan Dems To Seek Constitutional Amendment To Ensure Union Rights

Democrats Aim For DOMA Repeal

Dear Congress, please pass the President's 2011 and 2012 budgets

Bahrain: Riot police move on Pearl Square protesters

Pelosi: We'll help Boehner pass funding bill—if he'll compromise

What do you think Obama pick for NCAA Championship

The Democratic Base is Alive and Well on DU.

WARNING: GRAPHIC - Bahrain Protester Shot Point Blank

President Obama, It's time for a Presidential address, tonight if possible

"Target, Are You Anti-Gay?" - Born This Way Parody

TDPS: Great interview on what's being hidden about Japan nuclear radiation problems - TRANSCRIPT

Tom Lehrer - We Will All Go Together When We Go

Thom Hartmann and Congressman Rush Holt brace for the radiation catastrophe

Thom Hartmann confronts Tea Partier Mark Meckler on his calling WI Protesters anti-Democratic

Barbara Boxer Defends Social Security

That's The Best I Can Say

Thom Hartmann & Markos Moulitsas expose the WI recall polls and what it means

Sharron Angle To Run For Nevada House Seat In 2012 (VIDEO)

Rachel Maddow - Spent Nuclear Rods segment - Tuesday, March 15th

Thom Hartmann: Will this disaster cool our fever?

Release of CIA Contractor In Pakistan Who Killed 2 people prompts clashes

The Gruen Transfer: The Pitch Nuclear Power

How we became slaves to oil

Like a Bad Penny- The Return of Sharron Angle

Papantonio: Republicans Say Let’s Kill Immigrants Like Wild Pigs

Presient Obama to receive transparency award

Disaster creates mass Tokyo exodus

Whoopi to Glenn Beck: If Japan quake happened because God is pissed, check the mirror, Glenn...

Geologist who predicted 1989 Bay Area Earthquake says major one will occur March 19th on West Coast

Dinosaurs: Changing Nature Ending (The final episode)

Clip from Chernobyl Heart

Gov Walker Addresses the Nation

Sharron Angle Running for Congress

MSNBC: Cenk Rips Glenn Beck for saying God Punished Japan With Earthquake, Tsunami

Max Keiser on RT: 'Peasants 0 - Monarchs 100, go get some scalps!'

John Nichols, The Nation, interviews Susan Sarandon in Madison, WI

AP: Radiation Forces Pullout Around Japan Plant

The Dirty Fucking Hippies WERE RIGHT!

Checkmate: No Good Moves For Boehner In Spending Fight

Thom Hartmann: It's a bigger nuclear disaster then you think!

How can Obama win re-election when he really doesn't take a hard stance on anything?

Obama & The Pentagon Treat The Torture Of Bradley Manning As A Joke!

Sen. Franken - Net Neutrality First Amendment Issue

Thom Hartmann & Greg Palast: Is Tokyo Power going to build reactors in TX?

TDPS: Are the Koch Brothers Paying People to Rewrite Wikipedia? - TRANSCRIPT

Assault on Cub Food Protesters

The Battle of Chernobyl

Rep. Weiner ( D. NY): Obama Is 'Not a Values Guy'

Do you think Obama's campaign is going to be namby-pamby, "I'm middle of the road" and safe?

Kid fights back against a bully, gets suspended

TDPS: Nebraska Abortion Law Forces Mother to Watch Her Baby Die - TRANSCRIPT

Obama Administration Pushing For Banks To Modify Millions Of Mortgages To Settle Foreclosure Claims

Buyers remorse in DU land!!!

RNC considers selling TV rights of presidential primary debates

Hillary Clinton: I will NOT serve as Secretary Of State in a second Obama term

At what point does the Left realize that THEIR President is facing the WORST Global Crisis?

Obama's blunder: Libyans " very angry that no action is being taken against Gadhafi's weaponry."

VOICES Of WISCONSIN

Workers briefly evacuate stricken nuclear plant—Temporary surge in radiation as Japan struggles to …

Video X-Post: Japan Abandons Nuke Plant Over Radiation

Close-up picture of damaged No. 4 reactor at the Fukushima nuclear plant - Yomiuiri

Drumbeat: March 16, 2011

Fukushima Thread: March 16, 2011

Radiation levels fall in Tokyo area: officials

Reducing global dependence on nuclear power

Groups Challenge TVA's Operation of 'Ash Island'

Consol agrees to $5.5mn federal fine for WV coal mines pollution

US could send special nuclear team to Japan's reactors

House panel rejects EPA's greenhouse gas rules

Socioeconomic Studies of High-Level Nuclear Waste Disposal - 1994

Hanford, WA Tests Find Plutonium In Fish, Mulberry Trees

NPR: A Nuclear-Powered U.S. Still Too Expensive

Ohio State EPA Updates Fish Consumption Warnings - 1/Month For Some Species Thx. To HG, PCBs, DDT

'Slow-moving nightmare' unfolds at Japan nuclear plant (police will try to use a water cannon…)

Japanese emperor 'deeply worried'

Glenn Beck Uses Wok, Saucepan, M&Ms To Demonstrate Why Nuclear Power Plants Are Safe

Video X-Post: Radiation Forces Pullout Around Japan Plant

Japan puts top priority on nuclear plant's No.3 reactor (only one … powered with plutonium)

EPA fines TVA $450,000 for clean air violations at Widows Creek (al.com)

Reuters: U.S. shows growing alarm over Japan nuclear "crisis"

So, have you seen those "clean coal"" ads on MSNBC yet?

Not time to say Japan events "out of control": IAEA

U.S. urges Americans within 50 miles of Japanese nuclear plant… (NRC chair says “no water” in pool)

Video Footage of Nuclear Reactor Explosion at Fukushima

RadNet - Tracking Environmental Radiation Nationwide

USGS - Invasive Lionfish Now Found From Bahamas To New England - ENS

Weather Service prohibited from talking to media

Spent Fuel Pools At Japan Plant 'Becoming More Serious,' US Nuclear Chief

EPA to limit mercury, other toxics from coal plants (USA Today)

Fukushima spent fuel threat rises/Boric acid shortage - March 16, 2011 - Nature.com

What will happen if the China Syndrome comes true.

I sure wish what has happened in Japan hadn't, the quake, the dam breaking,

Forgive me if this is a dumb question but in terms of radiation that could be

New power line almost ready at Japan nuke plant

Wegener/Potsdam Data "About Half Ozone Present Above The Arctic Has Been Destroyed Over Past Weeks."

Scientists Project Path of Radiation Plume: low levels in Aleutians & Southern California by Friday

Radiation level falls at Japan Fukushima plant: agency

Tokyo and the Kanto Plains

Of all the places in the world...

Fukushima: Mark 1 Nuclear Reactor Design Caused GE Scientist To Quit In Protest 35 Years Ago

Generous payments to parents aim to make Germany more family friendly

Oprah Network Soft-Pedals Exodus International, Which Has Endorsed the "Gay Demon" Theory

Fear mongering by the Press

Heterogeneous Interacting Agent Models for Understanding Monetary Economies, Stiglitz/Gallegati

The Hubris of Nuclear Engineers

Labor Brawl Lands on K Street

Calling time on the nuclear age

The ransoming of Raymond Davis

For Irish-Americans, labor threats carry poignancy

Amid Furor Over State Pensions, Congress Gets Much Bigger Ones

K.O.'s "W.P.O.T.D." for March 16th: "Notoriously shamed anger mismanagement goober Andrew Breitbart"

Is Assange On His way To The U.S.? By James C. Goodale

John Boehner Endorses Nuclear Tanning Salons

The Secretly Horrifying Implications of AT&Ts Bandwidth Caps

A Japanese profile in courage! LA Times story; For one quake survivor, self-help in the face of

Why Don't ...Repug POTUS Candidates Want to Leave Afghan?

Yup, efforts to recall Dems in Wisconsin are flagging

US bank bailout was ‘critical’: Congress watchdog

For Those With Vaginas

"Ten Things You Need to Know About the Infowar"

Would Obama invite the KKK to a discussion on affirmative action? Why did he invite a BOR hating

TEXAS: Senate Passes Guns-In-Car-At-Work Bill 30-1

Revisiting "Just My Opinion"

Gov. Scott readies first trade mission

Judge reopens 2001 Chengue massacre case

'Emerald czar funded paramilitaries'

U.S. drones scout Mexico for drug gangs - report

In Ecuador, disabled vice president is inspiration to others

Police try to hush up shooting of community radio station’s president

Argentina: Rural Slavery at Time of Record Earnings

Honduras considers closing embassies in 5 South American countries that do not recognize Lobo govt.

Little idealism on post-Castro Cuba

Santos: Japan's nuclear crisis is wake-up call

Half of petrodollars are deposited in parallel funds

Brazilian activists laud creation of commission to look into abuses under military regime

NGOs urge EU to strike down Colombia trade deal

Drummond paid Colombian paramilitaries: WikiLeaks

'El Tuso' incriminates 60 officials in 'parapolitics' scandal

6 soldiers to stand trial for 'false positive' killing

Chavez freezes nuclear-plant program

Uribe adviser lied over DAS meetings: WikiLeaks

Some Damn Good Music Videos (or at least fun) ;-)

DOMA Repeal Vs. DOMA Defense: Recent LGBT Bills Reveal Partisan Divide

Feel Locked Out? Nothing to Tackle? Well, Try Opera

Barcelona's (F.C.) Eric Abidal faces surgery for liver tumour

CONCACAF Champions League semifinal: Salt Lake 2 - 0 Saprissa

Derby Top 10

BYU Students Protest Brandon Davies' Dismissal By Having Sex All Over Campus

Former Manchester United Player Bryan Robson Has Throat Cancer, Club Says

This just in: Clippers owner Donald Sterling is extremely evil

NFL defines illegal hits, will discuss potential rules changes

This can't be a good sign for the NFL situation...Chad 85 to try out with Kansas City

Chad Ochocinco to try out for MLS team

Shocking!

Thunder???

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson compares his $10.72 mil-a-year career to "slavery"

Bonds' voicemail messages to mistress released

I think it's time to talk about some ideas...

Palestinians rally for unity

Abbas Says Ready to Go to Gaza to End Division With Hamas

Egypt report: Israeli spy ring uncovered by Egyptian authorities

Arab-owned car set alight after Jewish-Arab dialogue in Safed

New bill aims to punish foreign-funded organizations

Post a favorite religious story. Here's the gist of a tale from Merton's book on the Desert Fathers:

Israel Has the Right to Attack Iran's Nuclear Reactors Now

Uruguay recognizes Palestinian state

Making the progressive case for Israel

IDF, settlers save Arab baby

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