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Archives: March 17, 2011

A quick explanation of the rationale behind the GOP's Shock Doctrine...

Clinton: No interest in job if Obama wins in 2012

1989: How a Tokyo Earthquake Could Devastate Wall Street & World Economy

1989: How a Tokyo Earthquake Could Devastate Wall Street & World Economy

Those who forget their (nuclear ) history are doomed to repeat it.

FLASH: Japan nuclear operator says does not know what caused explosion at Fukushima Daiichi plant re

AP: US starts evacuating some Americans out of Japan

A glass to the Workers at the Plant

Only live news I am getting at 9 PT is CNBC World

Lesson from life,

The Emperor speaks

Odds of the next chapter in "The Shock Doctrine" being all about Japan?

What is it with energy corporations?

What is it with energy corporations?

Lawmakers OK billions in program cuts in California budget

Genuine appreciation for nadinbrzezinski thread.

March the 17th

Far-right hit-man James O’Keefe files for nonprofit status

From Reuters, ports resume operations

for those who care for a good map

(TN) Republican sponsored bill opposes age limit for breast-feeding

Flaws in Japan’s Leadership Deepen Sense of Crisis

Senator Al Franken & The Guild's Felicia Day spearhead the SXSW battle cry

Best President since LBJ?

Monk sets himself on fire in Sichuan in government protest

Panoramic image shows the damage in Kesennuma, Japan

LA Times spin on - Radiation Headed for California

Stand up to John Kasich and SB5 today Noon to 1:00

Well my LOCAL media is NOT

So, are rich people and corporations ever going to pay their share?

Funny speak - they are anti-government protesters in

Funny speak - they are anti-government protesters in

Fla. religious leaders rally for immigrants

Bungling, cover-ups define Japanese nuclear power

ATM glitches, power outages jolt stressed Tokyo

China suspends nuclear building plans

Self Defense Force now starting to spray water @ Fukushima

Radiation suits from South Florida sent to help Japan

Utah Gov. Herbert Signs “Solution” to Immigration Issue, Still Angers Tea Party

NPR cut could impact Midlands (R representatives don't care)

Support Japan

Justice Dept. Collects Barely 2¢ on the Dollar from Big-Time Convicted Swindlers

Bungling, cover-ups define Japanese nuclear power

Police attempting to use water cannon stepping back - unable to reach due to radiation

Even with all going on in the world, let us not forget this day those who gave their lives...

How do I look up messages I've sent on DU?

Madison comes to Lansing

His name was Ian Muller

UK political advisor: "If we don't get the white folk angry he's gone," he warns.

Water Canons

Salt sales soar in China amid Japan nuclear crisis

Proposed cuts to Ohio public utilities consumer watchdog group brings criticism

Gov rips 'Housewives' hubby

Multicultural Gala Night 2011 in Calgary this Sunday

Angry at Public Sector Pensions? How about Members of Congress?

Need a response to Coburn re SS notes "paper money."

NYT has a good overview of reactor status

CEOs urge Arizona to forgo immigration measures

Instead of going after the public unions

Links to articles from nuclear power critic Amory Lovins

It’s Coming: The $5 ATM Fee

Killing Children in Afghanistan…As Americans Say Enough is Enough

Happy St. Patrick's Day:

Curious as to how long it took everyone else to fill out their NCAA selections?

Corporate Profits Hit 18-Year High

Those Japanese nuke plants should all be covered with a

War as static, noise in the background.

House Republican campaign chief furious after leak on party dues

the stalker frame

Fight for a Decent Society or Inherit a Worse One by Stephen Soldz

For years, nuclear 'experts' said the chance of a meltdown was so remote, 'impossible' was a better

What if Obama doesn't even run in 2012?

March 17th

French court bans condoms from Condom

Am trying to find that list of companies that the koch brothers

Scientists Project Path of Radioactive Plume

Randy Hopper (R-State Senator, Wisconsin).. it just keeps getting better

If Obama really wants to keep his base, and his Presidency...

Accept the crumbs or else!

To say that I need a break from this place

The Times Announces Digital Subscription Plan

Group says biometric screening could reduce airport hassle

Nukefree.org.....take action now !......link

During NPR Funding Debate, Rep. McGovern Proposes No Federal Funding Should End Up At Fox News

100's of Wisconsin protesters storm Washington lobbying firm BGR Group. (Video)

North Dakota economy booms, population soars

D.A.: Walker's stealthy vote broke Wisconsin's open meetings law

Oral Roberts U grad Bachmann says Harvard grad Obama 'isn’t well-schooled'

Chrysler sues business for using Imported slogan

Rush Limbaugh: Media exaggerates Japan disaster

Rush Limbaugh: Media exaggerates Japan disaster

Congress- "No more earmarks"..so politicians pressure federal agencies

And now Unit No. 5 is having problems with cooling.

NY Times introduces Digital Subscriptions.

nuclear revival? lessons for women from three mile island accident

earthquake/meltdown killing off Japan's elderly

Deputy Who Saved Infant In '06 Dies From Related Illness

WI Dems: Walker's Frank Luntz Visit Broke the Law

There Is Power in a Union

There Is Power in a Union

DOMA repeal legislation introduced

DOMA repeal legislation introduced

Windows at Washington, D.C. Republican Office Shot Out

Aristide Plans To Return,

Largest existing gold nugget sells at auction for $400,000

Lincoln edges Lexus in new survey of vehicle dependability now leads the industry

Article: Japan's Nuclear Power Industry Has History Of Scandals

High radiation level detected 30km from nuke plant

Remember when Biden was ridiculed for saying Obama would be tested?

Aerial video of damaged reactors

Protesters storm the Homer Bldg. in Washington DC during a lobbyist fundraiser for WI GOP - pics

Yucca Mountain, yay or nay: Can someone start a poll?

Illinois lawmakers look at allowing smoking back in bars, to raise more money via taxes

An Inconvenient Truth Question.......

Did DU just create an internet meme in the making?

Will there be risks to U.S. travelers flying domestically. . . . . .

More US relief crews exposed to radiation in Japan

"this is like suicide fighters in a war," and how to make a diaper

How Your Taxpayer Dollars Subsidize Pro-War Movies and Block Anti-War Movies

All Politicians "In the Hands of the Super Wealthy,"

Study: Americans Think Al Jazeera English is Unbiased… When It Has a CNN Logo Placed On It

Oklahoma House vote bans pain-causing abortions

Oklahoma House vote bans pain-causing abortions

The Donald's birther theory: "He grew up and nobody knew him"

Garrison Keillor to Retire in 2013

On cable news last night, one segment showed a reporter in Japan

Realists vs Idealists from Toothpaste for Breakfast

Obama is going to Rio de Janeiro this weekend.

US military team to advise Japan on nuke hazards

"Hey, This Guy Makes Sense" from Wiley Miller's Non Sequitur

Records: 'Blood money' paid to kin of Pakistanis killed by U.S. man

How many people in this country are truly free?

How much do you know about the 2010 health care overhaul?

How much do you know about the 2010 health care overhaul?

Meme: unregulated business is a ponzi scheme.

CAPCOM reduces price of 'Street Fighter IV' for iOS by 90% for Japanese relief.

? for DUers....: Do you see all those blogads (including the meat video?)

Would this work ?

IAEA says "Fukushima is not "out-of-control"...(wtf?)

Chernobyl's Half Lives....a photo journal

Radiation data being crowdsourced to fill info gaps

msnbc reports radiation detected in Dallas on plane and passengers

Bill opposes age limit for breast-feeding

(LA) LaBruzzo wants drug tests for welfare recipients

What has President Obama done about Japan?

The "stay away" line.

Pentagon Wants Vets To Pay More For Health Care

Pentagon Wants Vets To Pay More For Health Care

For once, I agree with Ronald Reagan.

Michele Bachman Pays Tribute to 1898's Franco American War - War w/ Spain secured Canned Pasta

Pakistan army chief condemns US drone attack "unjustified and intolerable"

Harper asks RCMP to investigate his former top adviser

Ending The Afghan War Would Save Taxpayers 40,000 Times More Money Than Defunding NPR

Great Photo - Irish-Americans Gear Up For 'The Reinforcin' O' The Stereotypes'

Watching Japan TV, 50 tons of water is needed per day at reactors

Obama campaign promises broken...Your chance to see Max Keiser in a dress...

Mr. Andrew Cuomo, fix Wall Street...

Pakistan drone strike update: Some of 30 killed by U.S. missiles were tribesmen holding a jirga

Military to military connections determine US relations.

White House press briefing is being shown now at whitehouse.gov

***BIRTHER ALERT*** Michele Bachmann refuses to release her birth certificate ***BIRTHER ALERT***

***BIRTHER ALERT*** Michele Bachmann refuses to release her birth certificate ***BIRTHER ALERT***

What should you be more worried about today; the possibility of radiation

The Big Picture (Japan) collection

White House briefing on Japan now

Votes on Kuchinich de-fund the war, and bar federal funds for NPR at 2;30 pm-

Planned Parenthood Factoid - Abortions only 3% of services

US Fleet Commander Met Head of Bahrain Defense Forces Before Crackdown

Pakistan army chief condemns US drone attack

As The Global Economy Trembles, Our Nation's Capitol Fiddles

Who’s Afraid of Elizabeth Warren?

Kunicich has been debating all morning on his resolution to withdraw from Afghanistan

California's budget debate takes a bizarre twist (x-post from CA)

Video fly-over of Fukushima Daiichi Nuke Plant

What exactly are the risks? There are four ways public can be exposed to contamination

FL Governor Scott launches website that opens state salary database to public

Airbus faces manslaughter probe over crash

Obama to speak on Japan at 3:30 March 17.

Kasich’s budget gives utilities a tax break by slashing consumer watchdog agency

Case of Raymond Davis has all the trappings of a 21st century spy novel.

Toon: Fair AND Balanced!

House votes to move forward on defunding NPR

this Usteeam site from Japan has 5/6 streaming live news sites and tons of updated info......

Tokyo Electric to Build US Nuclear Plants

Obama visits Japanese Embassy; signs condolence book

Wisconsin Democracy Campaign has the facts on business/labor campaign $$$

Wisconsin Democracy Campaign has the facts on business/labor campaign $$$

The wife of Randy Hopper (Wisconsin Rep. Senator) intends to sign the recall petition.

FBI report on the MLK Bomb

Wisconsin DA Lawsuit To Void Walker's Anti-Union Bill

Japan Earthquake and Tsunami: Search and Rescue (pics)

BBC: reactor dousing doesn't appear to be working...

Richard Trumka on CNN NOW

DHS/U.S. Customs screening passengers and planes arriving from Japan

I am so tired of listening to

Sometimes you feel like a nut!

Yes Mr. President Nuclear is the answer

TSA & radiation from Japan

TSA & radiation from Japan

Radiation Exposure: Fast Facts About Thyroid Cancer and Other Health Risks (milk)

A friendly reminder of the collusion between media and energy

Elderly Hit Especially Hard as Hope for Missing Fades in Japan

Somehow we knew Crock (the 'toon character) had to be a TeaBagger

State monitor orders Asbury's Barack Obama School closed

Will the banks be asking us for another bailout?

How can Michele Bachmann be president if she won't release her birth certificate?

A Question on Nuclear Power

President Obama to speak on Japan situation at 3:30 PM...

Hospital left Essex (England) mother alone to await (premature) baby's death

Southern California air quality agency daily radiation monitoring website

Lawmakers seeking private funds for major infrastructure

Well, duh. (Teaching Seen As Crucial In Topping Ed Rankings - AP)

What if terrorists knocked a nuclear power plant off the grid the way these were by the tsunami?

We are fast becoming little more than slaves

Some Iodine Information

Great BARTCOP Rant

Great BARTCOP Rant

Great BARTCOP Rant

Does anyone seriously expect an Obama primary challenge?

Nervous China to break up with nuclear, run back to coal

Tokyo Passengers Trigger U.S. Airport Detectors, N.Y. Post Says

happy St. Patricks day

PepsiCo unveils 100 percent plant-based bottle

How come there is a government in Bahrain

Mel Gibson booked and released on battery charge

This was the sound of the quake that rocked Japan

British/US Search and Rescue teams are due to pull out of Japan tomorrow

Big Energy is a BIG CLIENT to MSM.

Last straw for me, re: The Huffington Post

"I'm an Ex-Mormon" site answer to LDS campaign

President Obama's address coming up

'Alfred' from 'Batman' Movies -- Dead at 94

Iowan: Funeral ruling wrong

Iowan: Funeral ruling wrong

Question about House repuke's total awfulness since the 2010 debacle.

Oklahoma House passes bill eliminating collective bargaining in some cities

Pentagon Wants Vets To Pay More For Health Care

Pentagon Wants Vets To Pay More For Health Care

Baby gorilla dies at Columbus Zoo

Gadhafi tells Benghazi residents "we are coming tonight' and 'there won't be any mercy'

Juan Williams Defends Obama On Japan: "You Want Him To Fly Over Like He's Superman? You Really .....

Recommendations for other left leaning forums?

Recommendations for other left leaning forums?

South Carolina Lt. Governor Ken Ard Faces 92 State Ethics Charges

State Voucher Update: PA, CO, OK, and MD

Timeline of the Fukushima nuclear accidents

LIVE: President Obama delivers statement on Japan, with streaming link

Have the Japanese tried using a fireboat to cool the reactors?

US Government Calls Indigenous Resistance of 1800s: “Much Like Modern-Day al Qaeda”

US Government Calls Indigenous Resistance of 1800s: “Much Like Modern-Day al Qaeda”

Lucrative sole-source contracts to 8(a) firms now require justification

Lucrative sole-source contracts to 8(a) firms now require justification

These clowns on CNN are doing quite the tapdance trying to explain away 'the Plume'

A Good News Story from Door County, Wisconsin (involves a garbage man..maybe union?)

Libya crisis: Military action against Gaddafi 'within hours' of UN vote

Senators call on NRC to vouch for safety of U.S. nuclear plants

Voucher Blunder: Colorado School District Approves ‘School Choice’ Scheme

NPR ... ... ... ... ... DAMMIT -- the Left has had it long enough!!!!

Bomb squad called to defuse sex toy

Study: Middle-, lower-income Minnesotans pay 12.3 percent in taxes. Wealthiest pay 10.3

Only on FAUX, Mattel's Waxing and Shaving Monster High Doll Sparks Outrage

Regarding the whole NCAA bracket thing (OK, this is actually a labor post):

Link to petition for a new national holiday honoring Ceasar Chavez...

Possible Temp Solution For Nuke Waste

We are too moral to win, we are too exceptional to win, we are etc.

Since a FEW here want to know the truth

Fighting nukes with nukes...

CNN Video - Here's what 50 Cent, Gottfried, & Rush ridiculed: "Rescuer finds his whole family gone"

HLN's Jane Velez-Mitchell talks with Nate Phelps, the son of the pastor who founded the Westboro Bap

Understanding weather forecast - question

World Vets needs your help in Japan

Fukishima Timeline Wiki

So, your child has a nut allergy

So, your child has a nut allergy

13,200 deaths, 9,700 hospitalizations

this is a dupe. i see another thread. deleted. nt

Libya: Benghazi Civilians Face Grave Risk--Human Rights Watch

Is Rachel Maddow Eligible to win an award for reporting, given that she's

Why the Obama economy will never prosper

Just announced: President will speak on situation in Japan at 3:30EDT

About all of the hoopla concerning the plume of radiation.

Since it is getting bandied about again..."No, the “supermoon” didn’t cause the Japanese earthquake"

Maine GOP Gov.LePage Stole Candy From Children, Wants To Undo Child Labor Laws

Accept the crumbs, or else!

Solar Panels on Nuke Plants.....

Businesses and Investers against tax haven abuse - sign the petition

A Republican Fund-Raiser Is INDICTED In A PONZI SCHEME

Youtube has been deleting this, "Last" message from man in Japan

This picture is just surreal

Loyal dog stands by injured canine friend in Japan

BlackLight Power is looking for a scientist to work on battery development based

BBC: GM Suspending production Shreveport - lack of parts (from Japan)

Bill would end abstinence-only sexual education

Live coverage of Fukushima reactor from helicopter resumes on NHKWorld (link)

Libya Revolution Day 28 (the UN decides)

Portrait of Wisconsin - Great vid. I just know there's some DU'er in there.

NY GOP candidate Jack Davis:" Bus blacks to farms to pick crops" WTF

Hey! Rick Scott. The website where my grandchildren can look

Ever run into some fool who's complaining that the rich have the largest share of the tax burden?

My question for the day:

Has anyone here seen John Poindexter (DARPA)?

One year ago today, Crystals create hydrogen from water using noise pollution

Battle at Fukushima Dai-ichi plant is just beginning, says reactor troubleshooter

VP Biden today: "This is the first time I've seen labor so much in solidarity... So much together."

Let's be clear, this House of Representatives would pass a bill demanding that orphans ...

Let's be clear, this House of Representatives would pass a bill demanding that orphans ...

AP: Interactive Map - Updates Japan disasters: Nuclear crisis worsen

Zombie Nuclear Plants: It's Worse Than You Think. Undead Nuclear Plants Still Operating

Why recruiters should be banned from high schools...

super moon...

Michigan: Don't call your new masters financial managers - call them COMMISSARS

Libya finally forces Barack Obama's hand as he goes for broke

U.S. radiation experts try to decipher reports from Japan

U.S. radiation experts try to decipher reports from Japan

White group thinks they're oppressed because they're not a privileged class anymore.

Just FYI, in case you're not following the Libya Revolution thread, UN is about to vote, webcast:

THANK YOU (Changing times Labor Forum's best day ever)

Tangled web in NJ. Mayor Booker's controversial hire of firm to overhaul public schools...

A bit of warning about tonight in the US

Congress, States simultaneously pass CRUD Act

Dog in Japan stays by the side of its ailing friend in the rubble

West Coast radiation risk low, but fears persist

The economic impact from reports of trace amounts of fallout in West Coast states

The economic impact from reports of trace amounts of fallout in West Coast states

U.S. military detects more radiation

We're wrong. Republicans ARE pro-choice.

Defending worker's rights at the University of Iowa

Has the corporate media been covering the possible radiation in milk?

NY Times: U.S. Flights Over Plant Gather Crucial Data

New York governor hits school districts, defends education cut

Any suggestions for a strong pro-labor primary challenger for 2012?

Is complaining or criticizing Obama helping the Republicans?

Lead makes it here from China

Japan nuclear plant: Just 48 hours to avoid 'another Chernobyl'

Japan initially rejected US help with nuke plants. US stipulated reactors be dismantled

Sandra Bullock donates $1 million for Japan relief

Hey Rush Limbaugh, laugh now, when you're gone, you'll be remembered as an asshole with no empathy

A $7 million stimulus to ship jobs to Mexico??

Here is what YOU CAN DO right now to help the people

We can't afford a no fly zone over Libya

Nebraska Bill Would Declare Obama Health Care Void

Libya: 11th hour bid to stop Gaddafi as US finally backs intervention

How come we can't afford NPR, food for children, healthcare...

Not to be believed...

DU poll at CNN: should nuclear power be expanded, reduced?

Walker’s great train robbery sticks Wisconsin with a $60 million bill

Defense group: Libyan no-fly zone could cost $300 million a week - or around $15 billion a year

NPR on way to becoming defunded, but hey, we got the brackets done.

We can't afford NPR, we can't afford to feed American children, we can't...

Doesn't "Military Action" against Lybia.....Mean...WAR?

The death of a thousand cost-cuts. Safety and Security of Commercial Spent Nuclear Fuel Storage

To certain republican governors:

Help for mortgages, would a sliding scale mortgage elimination work?

Joe Miller hits the road. (Former Alaska Senate Candidate with Palin support)

The year of eating dangerously

Radiation and the Pacific Jet Stream

Fox "News" guest predicts major North American quake imminent based on moon cycle.

Nothing good can come of this thread

Newt Gingrich channeled $350,000 To Anti-Gay Hate Groups

The right-wing hate continues...

My advice, get in your cars, drive East and start drinking heavily

Latest ARPANSA (Aust. radiation protect. etc) media release

Latest ARPANSA (Aust. radiation protect. etc) media release

Do we have a James O'Keefe working for us?

Anti-Walker ad just aired on TV here in Milwaukee linking Darling to him.

Lawrence O'Donnell will be LIVE tonight at 11 ET, 8 Pacific

Lew Says Obama Is Open to More Spending Cuts (Transcript)

Power is connected to Nuke plant. (IAEA)

Support Planned Parenthood

Let us give up all federal holidays....

Germany won't send forces to Libya, foreign minister declares

China: Eating additive-fed pigs "can lead to dizziness, heart palpitations, profuse sweating"

The Big Ego is a birther.

Wikileaks: US Cyber War Arms Traders Wanted to Smear WikiLeaks

Wikileaks: US Cyber War Arms Traders Wanted to Smear WikiLeaks

We have a WACKO House of Representatives...

We have a WACKO House of Representatives...

A simple plan to end both wars.

Looks like someone beat the Westboro Baptist Church to godhatesjapan.com

US readying plans to enforce Libya no-fly zone

Republicans once again call for a time out in making policy during disasters caused by policy

The future of nuclear power - Charlie Rose tonight

So it is looking like another Chernobyl solution is likely to be used in Japan...

Are you for or against the no-fly zone in Libya?

Ann Coulter: "Japanese radiation exposure would be good news"

The Scariest Earthquake Is Yet to Come (West Coast USA)

Foreclosures: Help is on the way via WH-- but for who?

.Libya Live Blog - March 18

Analysis: “The content of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is accelerating super-exponentially.”

Fleeing (politely) from Tokyo*

Schoolboys suspended for possession of oregano

Schoolboys suspended for possession of oregano

Which trans-national company operates the Nuclear power plants

The Case Against Intervention in Libya: Stratfor Global Intelligence Report

Congressman Maurice Hinchey's (D-NY22) Statement on HR 1076, defunding NPR

Az lawmakers do not pass 5 immigration bills

An environmental question for St. Pat's Day--

okay....this is REALLY random, but SOMEBODY who bought a lottery ticket

Anyone remember when "terrorism" was redefined under Bush?

The giant should have never gone to sleep in the first place.

Will Gaddafi's mercenaries keep fighting when the bombs start dropping around them?

Meet Sarah Palin's brain..RAM aka Rebecca Mansour.

Meet Sarah Palin's brain..RAM aka Rebecca Mansour.

OMG... this poll need HELP! Please DU...

Hispanics, blacks, lead Metropolitan Atlanta population growth

Question: If there were ballots in each state: raise taxes on rich and a min wage raise would peeps

ILO commends the Egyptian government declaration on freedom of association

James O'Keefe is not a journalist.

Libyan youngster tortured.

Evidence of Bahraini security forces’ brutality revealed

Má tá tú ag go leor t-ádh le Gaeilge, is tú an t-ádh

American planes should not be used to enforce the UN's no fly zone in Libya

FREEPER ALERT! You've been warned. Stupidity inside.

Libyan rebel leaders say no military intervention. I think we should respect that.

Trump says he has doubts about Obama’s birth place

Trump says he has doubts about Obama’s birth place

Trump says he has doubts about Obama’s birth place

Trump says he has doubts about Obama’s birth place

Worker threatened with layoff dies after plunge from roof of Costa Mesa City Hall

Phyllis Bennis on Libya and No-Fly Zones

Biden to AFL Town Hall: They know if they cripple labor, the gate is open, man.

Save the Middle Class. Take the "WE ARE ONE" pledge

Obama in campaign mode: 'Delivered on change that we can believe in'

The Rude Pundit: Rich People Are Eating You

Despite all the memes to discourage us in WI, I have never been more encouraged

‘Anonymous’ puts central banks on notice, demands Bernanke resign

An Open Letter to Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker

Don't let this happen to your town.

Libya hints at ceasefire as UN Security Council votes to approve no-fly zone

Criminals kick off Japanese disaster scams at record speed

Do you think Beck may be out of a job because he's crazy? I don't.

Do you remember that guy from high school?

Ya know what's more useful than unrec or ignore?

12 States Where GOP Plans To Slash Corporate Taxes While Increasing Burden on Working Families

2011 World’s Most Ethical Companies (big surprises)

Hauler accused of dumping wastewater all over region!(Pa)

Canada sending F-18's to help enforce UN resolution on Libya

Sign the AFT pledge to stand with the unions (all welcome)

On MSNBC Ret. Col. Jack Jacobs suggested US troops could be involved in impending Libya attack

So, would we support military action if Saudi Arabia uses deadly force against protesters?

Popping potassium iodide already? Really bad idea

Shouldn't we at least sit down with Gaddafi at the negotiating table before we let the bombs fall?

Time after time, Doughboy Christie abuses NJ citizens when he attends meetings

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Happy St. Patrick's Day!

Japan holds the line in nuclear plant crisis

Pepsi Throwback becomes permanent

Revealed: US spy operation that manipulates social media

Palin trails Charlie Sheen with independents

California insurer (Blue Cross/Shield) backs away from 59% hike

TEPCO: Greatest amount of Radition peaked today "highest registered" so far

DNC just called asking for money again, stating that they are trying to get a Neighbor-to-Neighbor

(Japan's) Victims' health growing concern

Ex-Goldman Banker Behind WSJ 'SMEAR CAMPAIGN' Against Elizabeth Warren

OMG! ‘President’ Glenn Beck Expresses Solidarity With The Japanese In ‘Oval Office Address’ - VIDEO

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! (My Grandma was a McCartney btw) A thanks to...

Please DU this Walker approval poll.

Protective Garb to Shield Against Radiation.....

The *other* reason for the no-fly zone in Libya.

CONSERVATIVE Husband Apologizes To HIS WIFE, A TEACHER After He Voted for Kasich.

Republican tax chairman: Reduce taxes for the richest Americans

Breaking: Air Drops on Nuke Plant Suspended

Are preparatory schools worth the cost?

Advice needed: I'm boycotting Huffington Post and removed the app from my phone.

BBC: Fukushima Updates from Thurs 6.30pm PST

You KNOW the person uploading Right-wing videos is a paid shill when his age is listed as 17

MSNBC: "Japan's battle at nuke plant could take weeks" ...OK, I got some bad news...

About supporting us here in Japan

All that cancer we're gonna get from that lousy radiation?

lol...check out the ad next to my latest ltte in my new venue

past grad students and admissions officers...a favor on my essay

Medically Fragile Kids forced to take NCLB tests, even though they are dying.

NATO ships direction Libya

Radiation Network

PBS... ... ... ... meh.

I read that Chernobyl (now closed) has 7,000 workers still there (was 600-800k during the cleanup)

I read that Chernobyl (now closed) has 7,000 workers still there (was 600-800k during the cleanup)

Libya

Libya

Why isn't the Arab League taking care of Libya on their own?

New York Times to Charge $15 a Month for Access to Newspaper’s Website (Bloomberg)

Libya airstrikes could start 'within hours of resolution'

TepCo wanted to evacuate ALL workers - Gov'mt said no way

While future republicans were daydreaming of how to steal other childrens toys,

If bombs start to drop...

Ann Coulter: Radiation Is Good For You

DailyMail: Nuclear crisis in Japan, a civil war in Libya and where is the President? Heading for Rio

It's clear we need to further develop a new method of power generation.

Nader: Our Right-Leaning Public Media

Libyan Revolution Day 29 (UN votes for NFZ, 10 for, 5 abstain, 0 against, revolutionaries dig in)

Mr. Shraby used to work at nuke plants. He describes dressing

Liberal AND Christian. Yes, it's possible.

When the news is too much to digest........take a brain break

For all those who believe the end is near

Helicopter pictures show devastation inside Fukushima reactor towers

Radiation worries

Rachel is about to discuss Democratic politics

Can we all agree, at least, that nuclear power is not "clean"?

This "no-fly-zone" euphemism is just bullshit. What this is is a decision to go to war against Lybia

Breaking*** UN Votes to adopt No Fly zone - Libya

Do you think that interventions are permissible under the ethics of psychology/psychiatry?

Diabolical, Mr. Scott. I was livid about my salary being posted

I think Gaddafi is looking for a way to step down and flee the country safely

I think Gaddafi is looking for a way to step down and flee the country safely

If Robin Hood had existed, would he, and his merry men except for maybe Friar Tuck,

Brutal dictator wipes out villages, engages in ethnic cleansing...do you support military action?

Rep Barbara Lee & Sen Frank Lautenberg introduce bills to halt federal funds for abstinence-only ed

In Proposed Mortgage Fraud Settlement, a Gift to Big Banks (ProPublica)

In Proposed Mortgage Fraud Settlement, a Gift to Big Banks (ProPublica)

MUST-READ: Dem. WI Rep. Mark Pocan's open letter to WI Sen. Majority Leader & Assembly Speaker

TX Bill to restrict homeowner associations’ bans on solar panels passes Senate committee

Human prejudice has ancient evolutionary roots

***** Disaster in Japan March 18 = Al Jazeera Live Blog *****

Re; Spent Fuel Pool. Why has no one thought

The Huffington Post is now OFF my daily reading list.

TX Gov Rick Perry: End High School Football to balance budget

The White House hasn't noticed the new labor movement in the US.

Breaking News: Pentagon offers to evacuate all US military family members on Japan main island....

Japan: Who is going to bell the cat?

Time: "Why Gaddafi Has Survived" Could the WEST be WRONG on Libya??

Roger Ebert: Dear Congress, While Defunding NPR, How About...

Regarding west coast radiation danger

House defeats Rep. Kucinich's resolution calling for withdrawal from Afghanistan, 321-93

If your pension sucks, makes yours better, not theirs worse.

FDIC sues former top WaMu execs, alleging 'gross negligence'

Hey Rush! Here's a photo you can use for todays show - laugh it up!!!

Donald Trump Is Kind of a Birther

Epic Fail: the never-aired Sharron Angle campaign ad. It's even worse than you think.

Revelations, it ends up, is actually the business plan for Right Wing Corporate America

So, "the plume" can travel thousands of miles across the ocean

IRS goes after medical marijuana in California (Washington Independent)

IRS goes after medical marijuana in California (Washington Independent)

Danger of Spent Fuel Outweighs Reactor Threat (Japan, USA have same approach to spent fuel storage)

Why was fake Koch phone call the only sting done on righties?

Palin/Bachmann 2012 Bumper Sticker

We have to confront the tea baggers. We outnumber them and we are beginning to scare them.

We have to confront the tea baggers. We outnumber them and we are beginning to scare them.

Why I'm giving up on corporate American news channels and watching BBC!

Pakistan condemns U.S. over drone strike that kills 36 (McClatchy)

If we are going to freak out about Nuclear Energy then we need to move everyone off the coast

If we are going to freak out about Nuclear Energy then we need to move everyone off the coast

Kasich attempts to strip environmental agencies of funds, open state park lands to drilling

If we can't afford social security or single payer or school lunches then we DAMNED SURE can't . . .

If we can't afford social security or single payer or school lunches then we DAMNED SURE can't . . .

Iowa House OKs ban on secretly filmed farm videos

Wow, a repuke state Sen. with a conscious. Who would have thought...

Wow, a repuke state Sen. with a conscious. Who would have thought...

A 45 Car Garage???

If the idea of a 'no-fly zone' bothers you, would you support

Wonder question of the day.

Colleges and Universities that Allow Guns on Campus (a list)

RECALL EFFORTS Attempts to unseat senators could be historic

Despite student protests, Gov. Rick Snyder will speak at University of Michigan spring commencement

Rockefeller Bill Would Gut the EPA -- (That's Jay Rockefeller/Dem)

Rockefeller Bill Would Gut the EPA -- (That's Jay Rockefeller/Dem)

That's THREE!!!

Japan Radioactivity Could Enter Food Chain

Physicist Michio Kaku warns that Japan nukes may go 'beyond Chernobyl'

Toon: The high cost of energy

"after seeing the NRC in action a serious accident inevitable. They're asleep. And I'm road kill"

We're violating a sovereign nation that's fighting an internal insurrection because...

We're violating a sovereign nation that's fighting an internal insurrection because...

so....on tues we had a defend the dream rally...pictures!

After pounding rebel hub, Gaddafi calls for truce as UN action looms

There is nothing Democratic about Marxism, Communism, Socialism..

Democratic Chairman: "gays are like white termites...who infiltrate your house"

America's finest, at their best

Japan Nuke Design: What they did right and what they did wrong

President Obama Is Wrong To Approve The Saudi Invasion of Bahrain: U.S. Wavers on "Regime Change"

There is nothing democratic about capitalism.

My great niece is gay. I am having a hard time accepting it.

Warning on US states' plan to severely restrict workers' rights

Received this from a friend of a friend. It's pretty illuminating.

Assistance thread for Japan - Open thread

Libya is not Iraq. The middle east is full of DIFFERENT countries in DIFFERENT situations

If we can't afford to upgrade safety at existing plants, how can we build more?

Florida House Approves Ending Tenure for New Teachers

How to help animals affected by the Tsunami

You won't have to be angry at supporting two wars anymore!

Canada having nuke plant problems

Canada having nuke plant problems

So where do we stand on Hydroelectric?

Heartbreaking: Elderly Japanese hard hit as hope for missing fades

Obama job approval amongst *****LIBERAL****** democrats - 87%

While we are discussing taking away federal funding for NPR...

Kucinich Says No! To ‘No-Fly’ Zone Over Libya

Kucinich Says No! To ‘No-Fly’ Zone Over Libya

Wisconsin recall 50% - Time For Negotiation over

I can't think of one conservative idea that works. So why do we have continue to put up with them?

Get this in your brain. 10, 000 years before spent nuclear fuel is

GOPers Trying To Pass Bill Making It Illgegal For The Poor To Have $20

What's holding everything together?

"SCOTTY WE'RE COMING FOR YOU" Great song by the Kissers (from Wisconsin) --Pass it On!

Do you support air strikes and a no fly zone in Libya?

Do you support air strikes and a no fly zone in Libya?

FYI: Congressional Salaries

The FULL UN Security Council Resolution To Take "All Necessary Measures" To Protect Libyan Civilians

The FULL UN Security Council Resolution To Take "All Necessary Measures" To Protect Libyan Civilians

Congress Asks to Review DoD and NSA Contracts With HBGary

An evacuation center for pets and their owners in Japan -pics

CORN NUTS were the f-ing vegetable for my students today. I'M FURIOUS!!

School makes all 1st-graders rinse out their mouths before class - b/c one child has peanut allergy

Just listening to Al Jazeera

‘Anonymous’ puts central banks on notice, demands Bernanke resign

‘Anonymous’ puts central banks on notice, demands Bernanke resign

Artistic rendering of the Wisconsin Protests......POWER TO THE PEEPS!

Turns Out ANON Leak IS Smoking Gun: BofA-Docs Show "INTENTIONAL FRAUD FOR PROFIT"

Should more should be done for humane livestock treatment?

US starts evacuating some Americans out of Japan

State Dept., Pentagon Offer To Evacuate Family Members From Tokyo

U.S. to help Americans leave Japan

(WIS) DA files open meetings complaint over budget session(Asks Judge To Void Walker's Measure)

Rush Limbaugh Mocks Japan Quake Refugees

U.S. shows growing alarm over Japan nuclear crisis

Defiant Gaddafi vows 'decisive battle'

Clashes Reported in Western City in Yemen

Syria Should Release All Detained Protesters, Human Rights Says

China suspends nuclear building plans

Clinton in Tunisia to press post-revolt reforms

Sarah Palin's 2012 Presidential prospects fade

Authorise Libya air strikes, US urges UN

Bahrain arrests six opposition leaders

Bahrain unrest: Opposition arrests follow crackdown

Bungling, cover-ups define Japanese nuclear power

Libya: Red Cross pulls out of Benghazi fearing attack

Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims Report {03/17/2011}

Tibetan monk said to set himself on fire in China

Libya: Rebel forces 'repel Ajdabiya attack'

Officials: Suspected drone strike kills up to 30 in Pakistan

Castro Enemy Said to Have Recounted Role in Attacks (former CIA )

Japan: Evacuees Speak Of Sense Of Betrayal

China urges Japan to give prompt, accurate information on crisis

19 senators support Biden's efforts on Planned Parenthood

US sends drone to inspect damaged Japanese nuke plant

Fiery explosion in Minneapolis; no injuries

Trump says he has doubts about Obama’s birth place

House to Vote on Cutting off Funds for NPR

Records: 'Blood money' paid to kin of Pakistanis killed by U.S. man

A Letter to Our Readers About Digital Subscriptions

Libya: Gaddafi forces bomb rebel-held Benghazi

Witnesses say Libyan rebels shoot down planes bombing (Benghazi) airport

Kerry calls for repeal of Defense of Marriage Act

US military begins evacuations of families from Japan due to nuclear threat

NYC patient infected with AIDS virus by transplant

California Legislature OKs deep budget cuts

Talent in China: A Legion of Ambitious, Qualified Women

Senate Democrats Call For Investigation Of U.S. Nuclear Plants

Libya: Government - We Will Hit Any Target If Attacked (By International Forces)

Wisconsin Senators "Sell Out" to Corporate Interests as DC Crowds Pick Up the Chant: "Recall"

A Fukushima Plant Worker's Blog Post

7 Years After Ouster in U.S.-Backed Coup, Former Haitian President Aristide Prepares to Return Home

‘Anonymous’ puts central banks on notice, demands Bernanke resign

Scandal-ridden energy company behind Japan's nuke crisis

Libya clashes leaves 30 civilians dead

Man Monitored by Hate Watchdog Skips Ariz. Hearing

Libya: UN urges respect for right to life and protection of children as violence rages

Turkey helps free Guardian journalist in Libya

FAA, Airlines Monitor Japan Radiation Plume Over Pacific Ocean

Clinton: UN no-fly zone requires bombing Libya

US To Support Libya No-Fly Zone At UN

Sacramento Car Dealer Agrees to Bargain with Machinists in NLRB Settlement

UN approves no-fly zone over Libya

Florida House Approves Ending Tenure for New Teachers

New York Times paywall coming March 28

NFL to Judge: Don't Unseal TV Contract Case Info

Dividends Will Enrich Bank Chiefs

Tokyo passengers set off radiation detectors at O’Hare

Silvio Berlusconi's ratings hit record low

UN Security council backs air strikes on Libya - Live now

(Rep. Jason) Chaffetz makes emotional call for end to Afghan war

House rejects call to leave Afghanistan in 2011

Costa Mesa city employee jumps to death at City Hall (after layoff notices)

Italy to make bases available for Libya no-fly zone

Plan to overhaul Florida Supreme Court clears a Republican committee

U-M Students Protest Rick Snyder As Graduation Speaker

Jean-Bertrand Aristide defies US by heading back to Haiti

Libya airstrikes could start 'within hours of resolution'

.Libya Live Blog - March 18

ILO commends the Egyptian government declaration on freedom of association

Republican tax chairman: Reduce taxes for the richest Americans

Warning on US states' plan to severely restrict workers' rights

Libya hints at ceasefire as UN Security Council votes to approve no-fly zone

NATO ships direction Libya

Congress Asks to Review DoD and NSA Contracts with HBGary (Result of 'Anonymous,' WikiLeaks)

Reactor No.2 Smoke Could Be Steam from Spent Fuel Pool or Explosion in Suppression Chamber

Radiation Spread Seen; Frantic Repairs Go On

Anne Hathaway, Jane Lynch (and other celebrities) urge Obama to support gay marriage

Japan rejected early US help on nuclear disaster

More smoke rises from Japan's crippled nuke-plant

Gaddafi Warns Of 'No Mercy' In Rebel City

Wikileaks: Congress party 'bought India votes'

U.N. Approves Military Action in Libya to Halt Qaddafi Attacks

Drone Attack Reported to Kill Scores in Northwest Pakistan

GM to shut plant amid shortage of Japanese parts

GM to shut plant amid shortage of Japanese parts

Anti-Kasich Flash Mob Rocks Local Bob Evans (Ohio)

I'm indulging a guilty pleasure...

Libya Rebels Lash Out At West's Inaction

Federal investigation claims abuses among New Orleans police

Buzz or howl?

and his paw or what do you call it?

Harry Reid: Leave Social Security Alone - It's Solvent For at Least 30 Years

Radiation From Japan Detected At O’Hare Airport

Got an e-mail at the office from the "China Decision Makers Consultancy"

STILL TIME TO JOIN THE NCAA MEN"S BASKETBALL TOURNEY - win a prize

Arizona Senate rejects immigration bills

Aristide at SAfrica airport en route to Haiti

"One Day More"/Blame Canada......

Do you want to say you kicked Obama's butt AND win a prize - now you can

U.S. envoy (Susan Rice): More than a no-fly zone needed

It's too risky to keep Indian Point nuclear power plant open: Gov. Cuomo

the best 'Oh Danny Boy' ever -- happy st patricks.

1 Dead, 10 Sent To Hospital After Massive Overdose

Guilty!

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Thursday, March 17, 2011

Thank goodness for cell phones.......

Kasich looks to extract savings from pensions

Vice President Biden Fires Up Union Activists: Organized Labor Keeps 'Barbarians From The Gate'

Happy St. Paddy's Day!

Let The Sunshine In

My kittehs still like my lap the best

Some things never change.

Huh???

Best computer external speakers for music

Happy birthday to baby cakes Cash today, our little 6 year old

Who here is not wearing Greek?

Call Me Wesley has never pretended to be much of a morning person:

NJ township want to limit rooster population

Best damn show on American television.

And now for something different...Danny Boy...

David Lowery - Ah you Left me

Post here if you are NOT Irish and damn proud of it

What weighs more?? 3 pounds or raw beef or 3 pounds of cooked beef?

Chart: St. Patrick vs Guy Celebrating St. Patrick's Day

speaking of speakers...related question

Photo: Possible graywarrior sighting?

Irish blessing for St. Patrick's Day...

Paddy won't be coming in to work today.

Union workers in Wayne assembly plant boo Gov. Rick Snyder during Ford Focus celebration

The phrase of the day is "ambulatory Pez dispensers". Modify any thread to include it.

Squirrel Goes Nuts, Terrorizes VT Neighborhood

A Republican Fund-Raiser Is Indicted in a Ponzi Scheme

Should the NCAA have scheduled Clemson to play today?

Democratic Party files complaint on Walker meeting with pollster

Should I get an old VOIP to replace my old mobile?

Never watch NCIS after watching Buffy.

This thread is not about you,

What kind of Internet access do you need to watch movies on your laptop?

Just heard back from my Stanford contact who informs me that, my photoshop suspicions aside,

To all the people who didn't give me a star... well you know what you all can do...

Irish Day Match Game Story: "Liam, Ailin, and Dáivi drank til dawn, then _____ some Irish maidens"

THIS kind of Lent, I approve.

Sona La le pogdric Lá Pádraig

Irish curse for St. Patrick's Day...

Hey Dude sitting next me on the bus...Stop Spreading your legs Out!

Egypt Said to Arm Libya Rebels

Whitesnake w/ Steve Vai, live @ Donnington 1990: "Kitten's Got Claws"

Diablo Canyon (PG&E, Central California) nuclear plant 'near miss' in report

Pick One

I love those Social Security people!

"Danny Boy" -Keith Jarrett solo piano

An Irish love story

One last St. Paddy's Day Song (Never fails to make me cry)

Ugh. Toothache. Misery. Dentist tomorrow. Waiting for vicoden. OOOoooooowwwwie...

Photo: I'd be willing to bet that this cat carrier is not SPCA approved...

Thursday's NCAA Tournament Thread

Rented the movie Morning Glory yesterday. It was blah. Predictable.

LBN: Video over Libya... is that Obama, Gates, Hillary... who is that?

How did I ever live without Netflix?

I am pretty sure I deserve to get un-pinched.

I am listening to Beastie Boys' "Check your Head" They haven't been this good since.

Some touching photos of people and their pets at earthquake shelters in Japan

Jeez. Owner's manual available online. Only.

Whitesnake w/ Steve Vai, live @ Donnington 1990: "Slip Of The Tongue"

A little Doobie Brothers (without Michael MacDonald) for this day...

Revealed: US spy operation that manipulates social media

St Patrick's day stuff to enjoy, "steal" and/or share -- This one: ... ... (poss dial-up warning)

St Patrick's day stuff to enjoy, "steal" and/or share -- The OTHER one: ... (poss dial-up warning)

Should fruit flies be allowed everywhere or should there be one zone with no fruit flies?

Who here is not very clean?

The Irish Pig

Intenet comics - what's your favorite?

What's something you wished you'd known about funerals before you had one?

On St Patrick's Day, I find your lack of faith... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... digesting.

Who here is not wearing green?

Goodell E-mails All Active NFL Players

Just so you know Obama is kicking our asses and Wolverine hasn't tanked yet

So, I had a job interview the other day

Guacamole...

I miss the old Internets

Quiz: How well do you know your shit?

High radiation level detected 30km from (Fukushima) nuke plant (Outside Japan Gov's exclusion zone)

High radiation level detected 30km from (Fukushima) nuke plant (Outside Japan Gov's exclusion zone)

I'm not racist. But being a skinny white guy has it's perks...

How about a pet thread?

I miss my best friend

Au revoir, donuts.

They say that animals know well in advance of earthquakes.

What do you DUers think about the most during the day

What are you reading tonight DU? Me, "This Body of Death" by Elizabeth George.

Post here if you are not going to reply to this thread.

One of my friends at the nursing home no longer knows her name, she asked me what it was today.

Kiss: A low-octane "Detroit Rock City," Minnesota State Fair 9/4/10...what, no puppet show?

"Daddy?" "Yes, son." "What does regret mean?"

My son is in first grade and went on a field trip the other day. The kids were served lunch,

Eh???

Mexico's Calderon wants U.S. ambassador out

Should the U.N. have accepted the offer by Bill O'Reilly to create a "no spin zone" in Libya?

Erin Go Braless.....

Our cat's addicted to treats

One of the ladies next door just brought over a hot loaf of Irish Soda Bread.

Your favorite line from the National Lampoon? Back when it was funny.

When you see signs like this you have to wonder who was the idiot that actually did that....

Documents Reveal Chevron's Changing Tune In Ecuador Rainforest Destruction Case

Houses Passes Bill Stripping Federal Funding for NPR

Dionne : Obama’s Audacity Deficit on Guns

Energy lifts inflation, jobless claims decline

Dems turn the tables on ‘Drill, baby, drill’

the world's money Barons aren't worried about Japanese radiation

The Truth About Teachers

Egyptian Democracy Movement Expected To Reject New Constitution

Children of Chernobyl

All of the talking points about how hard it is for Obama would make sense if...

Rachel Rips NY Daily News Panicky Headline

150 years of nationhood and Italy is still divided

PA POLL: Don't make health, education cuts - tax drilling, voters say

Americans Rapidly Losing Confidence In GOP's Ability To Reduce The Deficit

"Obama’s decision to invite the NRA for talks was exactly the right one. "

Michigan’s Constitution Allows That Governor Snyder Can Be Recalled In July

Daily Show Asks If Gitmo Is Prison or Zoo?

The nature of Yemen's uprising

No Nukes Concert 1979....( Rep John Hall sings)

POLL: Charlie Sheen 41, Sarah Palin 36.

Walker the new flavor of the month for rethugs

GOP BUDGET VALUES: The Game Show Where Republicans Choose, Americans Lose!

Thom Hartmann & Rep. Jan Schakowsky - A tax on millionaires and billionaires?

Obama up in Ohio

Thom Hartmann: Why a meltdown would be worse here

Oberlin has sex! (Viral video in defense of Planned Parenthood)

Obama attempts to reach out to the NRA, gets snubbed and then slapped in the face

F.D.I.C. Sues Chief Executive in Washington Mutual Collapse

Remarks by the President on the Situation in Japan

Anthony Weiner Vs Michele Bachmann

President Obama: "we haven’t finished that task, but we have made extraordinary progress"

Don't read too much into Clinton standing down in 2012.

Warning: Violent! Unarmed protesters shot in Bahrain

Papantonio: GOP’s Union Busting is Theft

Thom Hartmann: Taxing millionaires & billionaires? with Rep Jan Schakowsky

If only nuke was unnecessary

Obama's Bipartisan Fetish Bait for Social Security Cuts

Thom Hartmann: Would a draft end all wars?

TYT: Sarah Palin Destroyed By Conservatives

Duane Clarridge Defends the Empire (CIA interview / Pilger)

Labor actions hit DC lobbyist fundraiser for Wisconsin GOP, Mar 16

Video fly-over of Fukushima Daiichi Nuke Plant

MSNBC: NPR Smeared, Funding Cut? - Rep. Blumenauer (D-OR) w/ Cenk

Real Time With Bill Maher-Catholics Come Home Commercial (3/11/11)

Vehicle camera captures tsunami earthquake in the city of East Tiba Akira

Video of protesters march to Gov. Kasich's house in Westerville, Ohio

"Operation Empire State Rebellion"---‘Anonymous’ puts world's central banks on notice

TDPS: David Pakman confronts progressive strategist on how progressives can win - TRANSCRIPT

Dem Launches Pun-Based Defense on NPR (Lloyd Doggett)

Rep Jan Schakowsky -- THIS is what Democrats can be

US ambassador Susan Rice at the UN Security Council

Motorhead "Get Back In Line" A great music video about Casino Capitalism!

Rep. Weiner raises a point of order as H.R. 1076, Prohibiting Federal Funding of NPR

Koch Industries Astroturf Management Training Program

Washington, DC union workers protest the Wisconsin GOP fundraiser

Incredible New Footage Of People Fleeing & Rescuing Fellow Survivors Of The Tsunami In Sendai, Japan

Citizens United v. FEC

MSNBC: Cenk Rips Rush Limbaugh for Joking About Japan

Earthquake Prediction 2011 Dr Jim Berkland - A Major Earthquake in North America Imminent

Dan Quayle: The Voice of Reason?

merci

Rep. Keith Ellison Explains What "LIBERTY & JUSTICE For ALL" Really Means

David Swanson on Imperial Presidents

Governor Walker Tells Post Readers That He Doesn't Understand Basic Economics

Bruce Fein on Imperial Presidents

The Democrats’ misplaced frustrations

Tennessee workers fight for workers right

Tim Pawlenty's Amazing Vocal Stylings

Oops! Scott Walker Supported Recalls, Statewide Organizing

Rep. Schakowsky announces Fairness in Taxation Act, 3-16-11

I'm going to make a bold prediction on the media: everything Obama does leading up to 2012 will

Iowa Rep. Pat Murphy after collective bargaining vote

2011 - 2016. ONE judicial appointment to flip SCOTUS to 5-4

Despite all the criticism, Obama up to 50% in today's Gallup Tracking Poll

Nancy Pelosi’s plan

Reid: ‘Leave Social Security alone’

Dan Ramos: GAYS ‘Are Like Termites’ Infiltrating The Democratic Party

Then-Sen. Obama's legislative dealings w/ Exelon remarkably prescient

OK, so now Obama can't fill out a Final Four bracket and celebrate St. Patrick's Day?

Heath Shuler lone Democrat to vote with all House Republicans to defund NPR

Obama's Brazil visit: Fresh start for ties? (BBC)

U.N. approves "all measures necessary" to protect Libyan people

TYT: Dem Congressmen Fight Obama

Has the President aged a decade in two years?

Is Obama a "stealth" progressive? (Could be.)

ONE MILLION DEAD IRAQIS! BASED ON A LIE! Congressman Dennis Kucinich

If Obama really wants to keep his base, and retain his Presidency.

Weiner Mocks GOP For Defund NPR Bill

A Time-Lapse Map of Every Nuclear Explosion Since 1945 - by Isao Hashimoto

Has the Administration blown a great opportunity to remake the

Upgrades lessen local nuke risk (Omaha, publicly owned Fort Calhoun)

U.S. to send drones over damaged nuke plant

Peak oil notes - Mar 17

Forecast for Plume's Path Is a Function of Wind and Weather

I've been thinking... the difficulties they're having with Fukushima...

High radiation level detected 30km from nuke plant

US authorizes American evacuations out of Japan

Deleted Dupe

Fear of Fallout From Japan Spreads in Russia

Satellite images of Fukushima power plant released

China asks Japan for timely, precise nuclear info

UPDATE 8: Water on Fukushima fuel/ radiation levels remain elevated - March 17, 2011 (Nature.com)

Radiation Spurs Fears Around Japanese Food

Prof. Emeritus Kenji Sumita (Osaka Univ.): Responses from TEPCO, NISA came too late

Berlin Enters the Scramble for the Arctic

Ethiopia dams on Nile river stir conflict

Japan Churns Through ‘Heroic’ Workers Hitting Radiation Limits

Wind and Rain Steer Radiation’s Reach

Choppers and cannons bring no nuclear relief

US Air Force plane dispatched to map airborne radioactive plume (WC-135 Constant Phoenix)

Salt vanishes from shops after radiation rumors in China

Maps of surface ocean currents near Japan

Fukushima Will Be Wasteland (Scientific American editor)

Depleted Arctic Ozone Area 22X Size Of Texas -Min. 50% Depletion Over Six Weeks

Passengers Arriving (at SeaTac) From Japan Screened For Radiation

Graphic of projected path of radioactive plume from Fukushima

China's seawater will not be affected by radioactive leaks from Japan: experts

President Obama to issue statement on situation in Japan @ 3:30 EDT — watch it live here

Dam Failure In Japan Refocuses Attention On California's Aging Structures

The Oil Drum's editor summarizes crisis to date and the potential outcomes.

Nuclear Liability to Fall on Japan's Taxpayers

U.S. asks Japan for data on nuclear crisis, offers aid (Impressive image of reactor #4 at link.)

14 "near misses" cited at US nuke plants in 2010

High radiation levels hamper efforts to cool Japanese reactors (new power line delayed)

Namida Ame -- Daiichi Skywater

Japan nuclear crisis deepens as radiation keeps crews at bay

Just a reminder, the radioactivity of light water reactors is in the millions of curies

Japan nuclear crisis could last for weeks, U.S. nuclear official says (NRC Chairman)

msnbc.com video: Kaku: 'Like squirt guns against a forest fire'

Australians told to leave Tokyo

U.S. Flights Over Plant Gather Crucial Data (worst contamination within 18 mile radius)

How Much Spent Nuclear Fuel Is At the Fukushima Daiichi Reactors? (647+ tons Scientific American)

Don't let this happen to your town.

TEPCO Press Release—Plant Status of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (as of 0:00 pm Mar 17th)

Have The Klingons Blown Up Praxis?

Radiation Fears and Distrust Push Thousands From Homes

Radiation data from Japanese disaster starts to filter out (Nature.com)

Livid PM Kan demands of TEPCO “What the hell is going on?” - takes personal control (March 16)

Smoke or steam at crippled Japan reactor (No. 2) could be explosion (Reuters Mar 18, 12:59am GMT)

TepCo wanted to evacuate ALL workers - Gov'mt said no way (xpost)

Danger of Spent Fuel Outweighs Reactor Threat

Wind Shift at Japan Reactor Site - radioactive plume to blow inland Sat-Sun. Accuweather.com

Nature - "Hard To Escape Conclusion That The US Congress Has Entered The Intellectual Wilderness"

Why what's happened in Japan should be an ENDORSEMENT of nuclear power

Nuclear Crisis Prompts Exodus of Executives From Tokyo

Exposed to the elements, nuclear fuel in meltdown (Telegraph UK 10:20PM GMT March 17)

NJ opposes 60-year storage for spent nuclear fuel

A Quick and (Mostly) Dirty History of New England’s Energy Supplies

Interesting description of what is going on inside TEPCO

ENERCON E126 - The World's Largest Wind Turbine

Helicopter photos confirm reactor No. 4 spent fuel pool has boiled dry (LA Times)

Ashley Judd: Children Are Not for Sex - A Hidden Epidemic: Child Trafficking in the U.S.

Haiti wants Aristide: let him go

Smoking out Vietnam War truths

How a tiny kingdom strong-armed the US

White House Wants To Make Illegal Video Streaming A Felony

The Stoner Arms Dealers

Fight for a Decent Society or Inherit a Worse One

Koch Brothers and US Chamber: Polluting Our Earth and Our Democracies

Obama's Latin America Policy: Renewal or Further Decline?

The Wire's War on the Drug War

Chevron sues Amazon natives who were damaged by Chevron!

Clarence Thomas' Legal Challenges Continue to Build -- Will the Next Come From Congress?

Time to get the recall effort brewing in Michigan?

The Arab counter-revolution is winning

Japan Nuclear Disaster Caps Decades of Faked Reports, Fatal Accidents & Underestimated Earthquake Ri

The Republican Money Primary Begins

Behind Administration Spin: Bailout Still $123 Billion in the Red (ProPublica)

Jack Balkin: Bradley Manning, Barack Obama and the National Surveillance State

Why the Jokes about Japan's Tragedy

Red states show exactly who is going to 'sacrifice' and who is going to 'share'

Where Will the New Jobs Come From?

How our universities enable Limbaugh's racism, global warming denial, and union busting.

NPR: How Offshore Tax Havens Save Companies Billions

Forbes: How The Wealthy Plan to Finance The American Aristocracy With Middle Class Dollars

The problem with Reactor number three.

Wind power cheaper than nuclear, says EU climate chief

Family of 5 slaughtered in their beds.

Texas house approves handguns on college campuses bill

KENTUCKY: Governor Signs Two Pro-Guns Bills Into Law.

Joe Biden's Office Joins Gun Policy Discussions

GA passes gun bill

GA passes gun bill

EDITORIAL: Conceal carry should be extended to universities

Gun Store Owner angry about light sentences for burglars of his store

Obama attempts to reach out to the NRA, gets snubbed and then slapped in the face

IDAHO: Campus Carry Passes House 41-28

Castro Enemy Said to Have Recounted Role in Attacks

Govt recalls land given to Jorge 40

Mexico's Calderon wants U.S. ambassador out

The “Chilean Model”: Market regulation, not just liberalization, key to success

Obama has 'deep concerns' over Aristide return

Tampa port seeks car ferry service to Cuba

Bolivian cop arrested on drug suspicion

Obama's Latin America Policy: Renewal or Further Decline?

Bogota ombudsman accused of 'parapolitics'

Brazil Police Officers Arrested For Death Squad Murders

Venezuela Death Squads

Aristide at SAfrica airport en route to Haiti

Haiti earthquake one year on: The squalid tent cities where rape gangs and disease run rife

3 Minute Cliff Notes of US Foreign Policy (Greenwald)

Documents Reveal Chevron's Changing Tune In Ecuador Rainforest Destruction Case

Chavez was right about Libya

Vicente Castaño sentenced for murdering AUC leader brother

Gay marriage ban stirs worries for businesses

Japanese Activist fighting for LGBT rights

Like Any Other High School, but Without Bullies

Nate Phelps: Father's "evil" actions one of "best reasons" U.S. is forced to work on GLBT issues

Mostly Straight, Most of the Time

If I was a fast food mogul....

“Sinner” Teacher “Dealt With”

Armistead Banned From Bathroom

Love me some 'Head, Morehead 49 UL 48 @ 7:50

Harmon Killebrew says he feels great

Top 50 Funniest Baseball Quotes

Furious Comeback by Michigan State vs UCLA

Suck on THAT ESPN/Seth Davis

Louisville??

Spidys are going to put me ahead!

Travis "THE MACHINE" Grant Inducted to NAIA Hall of Fame

Who has God picked to win the NCAA tournament?

Civil Society and Palestine: The Growing Power of the Ordinary (Ramzy Baroud)

Turks cast leery eye on Israel

PM: Palestinian unity government would kill off the peace process

Rival Leaders Agree to Hold Gaza Meeting

Alaskan Exodus: Palin to visit Israel

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