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Archives: March 28, 2011

Last Chance / Fight The Good Fight

To the mods, thank you.

Al Jazeera English's Sue Turton: Week Of Horror In Ajdabiya's Hospital

The "if war is wrong, then you would have opposed involvment in WWII too" argument is so dumb.

Cameron's Protest Day lunch ...... cartoon from the Independent UK

On defense again, Obama claims 'important progress' in Libya war

Russian Ambassador: "Just as we forecast, NATO is being drawn deeper into war in North Africa"

LIBYA: Vengeance of the West on Gaddafi (video)

No Obama Support from Brazil, Russia, China on Libya Front

Japan business lobby: Get rid of some of our tax cuts, we don't mind

Merkel’s Nuclear Policy Under Fire as Greens Surge in Elections

The Media on Education – Grade: F

Want to Cut the Deficit? Restore Fair Taxes on Corporations and the Wealthy

Isn't it about time?

The real story of closetgate...White House purportedly kidnaps reporter

And another great post on blog... (re: health care)

The American Historical Association deplores recent efforts to intimidate William Cronon.

Sleight-of-hand, critical thinking and the Republican tactics in Wisconsin.

The Rise of Germany's Green Party

I couldn't have said it better myself (re: Republicans suck)

Sorry, Son - No Magnet School For You. The Koch Bros Need To Pay Less Taxes.

The American Historical Association Deplores Effort to Intimidate William Cronon

One simple act of activism.

Are we (the US) truly simply enforcing a no fly zone in Libya?

Worth a Repost - A Brief History of Corporate Whining

Call Wisconsin Dept of Admin, Secretary Mike Huebsch and let him know....

Seems like I've seen this picture before....

The GOP's Plan to Fund Anti-Abortion Activists

Saw some people on MSNBC talking about the teaparty GOPers in congress shutting

Cobra on the lam from the Bronx Zoo

Alabama Town Apologizes to 91-Year-Old for World War II-Era Rape

Three Mile Island marks 32nd anniversary

Fuck You Newt! He is trying to set up Obama's speech tonite as a failure....

High-speed rail gets a congressional caucus

High-speed rail gets a congressional caucus

63 years ago today there was a foot of snow on the ground

Question about real estate bubble. When banks were approving all these

Question about real estate bubble. When banks were approving all these

Arizona AG Washes Hands of Joe Arpaio's Masturbating Video

I'll believe this when I see it...

Why America Attacked Libya- NATO, Gaddafi and al-Qaeda Battle for Power (video)

Why America Attacked Libya- NATO, Gaddafi and al-Qaeda Battle for Power (video)

i just woke up to newt gingrich talking about 'values'

White Women in U.S. Live 10 Years Longer than Black Men

Make No Mistake (Kunstler)

Police Use Skype To Obtain Blood Search Warrants

24EvelJustin24:Soldiers Are Not Heroes -- They Are Paid Killers **WARNING: Graphic Images

Anti-Abortion Group Targets Planned Parenthood With Ad Featuring Former Employee

Er, we made a mistake... Vice President's aide apologises to journalist locked in a closet for hours

This map on nuclear power plant distribution in the US is eye opening.

Deadly Nuclear Levels Detected

GOP "Values"

Is You Itching for Rescue Again?

The Surprising New Class Politics - EJ Dionne

Tax sleight of hand.

Estranged son of anti-gay Westboro pastor says father does 'evil'

Anyone else notice how pubs are up in arms over the minuscule effective tax rates, or no taxes, many

The Last Middle Class American

Military on the cheap and low.

How a misunderstanding becomes right-wing fodder.

The Great Tax Shift: Asking Less of Those With More

Mike Huebsch is Scott Walkers Dept of Admin Secretary. He would like to hear from you...

AT&T Users Already Complaining About Inaccurate Meters

60 minutes

Tracking Our Downward Spiral: the Ways in Which America Still 'Leads' the World

Students run 100 miles in cold to protest PA Repub Gov Corbett Education Cuts

Fyi, Dan Ellsberg's son is collecting birthday wishes for him

How John Adams and Thomas Paine Clashed Over Economic Equality

How You End Up Bankrolling Fox News: News Corp. and Rupert Murdoch Weasel Out of Paying Taxes

How You End Up Bankrolling Fox News: News Corp. and Rupert Murdoch Weasel Out of Paying Taxes

Tired of Walker Kissing Big Business Ass?

Men more likely to overrule satnavs than women

What the hell has happened to Democratic Underground?

Harry Reid Could be the One Road Block to Social Security Cuts

Why Do Journalists Keep Falling For O'Keefe's Smear Jobs?

It's no wonder we can't get anything done.

Not to be confused with the straightforward Somalian type... U.S. military "policy" strategy:

Was Picasso's Nude, Green Leaves and Bust really worth £66m?

Rick Snyder to give U of Michigan Commencement Speech?

How a Small Wyoming Town Might Be the First to Prove its Water Damaged by Natural Gas Production

Kurosawa's premonition of nuclear disaster

Kurosawa's premonition of nuclear disaster

Blast at Yemen Munitions Plant Kills More Than 100

Messaging 101: It's a "Cigarette Tax Cut"


Juan Cole: An Open Letter to the Left on Libya

Bachmann announces Bachmann in 2011 Pres. Campaign. Media focuses on 2011 error instead of issues:

Radiation Detected on Land and at Sea (At Least A Mile Out) as Officials Fear Partial Meltdown

The Republican National Trust Political Action Committee - you can feel the hatred.

David Koch Donates to Fight Cancer While His Company Fights the Regulation of Carcinogens

Maybe oil profits can be used to fund war? (where have we heard that?)

Is bad presidential field a GOP plot to help Romney?

Has anyone else noted that those folks who find absolutely

Bank Of America Paid Nothing In Federal Income Taxes Last Year And Got Almost $1 Billion

"Divisive and counter productive"

The four pieces of advice John Lennon would have for U.S. foreign "policy":

European Networks Pull 'Simpsons' Nuclear Jokes in Response to Japanese Crisis

No-fly zone: Clouding words of war

Inquisition In Iowa: Religious Right Dominates Presidential Nominating Process

CEOs Tap Record $940 Billion Cash for Dividends

"There is no safe dose of radiation-We do not x-ray pregnant women-Any detectable fallout can kill"

Officials seek to replace Missouri's flawed racial profiling data

The Koch Brothers just won $100,000,000 in the lottery. Each.

Train derailment in Newton Falls leads to evacuations

Americans United URGENT ALERT: Tell Legislators to Oppose DC Vouchers!

Republican Dream Ticket for 2012: Trump for President, Bachman for V-P, Palin for Secretary of State

'Al-Qaeda snatched missiles' in Libya

Appleton, WI Newspaper Endorses Kloppenburg

And now this from Wisconsin...

Should Law Enforcement Use Cell Phone Data to Track Citizens?

I doubt that at this point any form of lasting peace in Libya is possible. Here is why:

WI Rep. Robin Vos, co-chair of budget-writing Joint Finance Committee, is ALEC state chair

Sigh...I am NEVER leaving

Sigh...I am NEVER leaving

PDA, Bradley Manning Support Network: ACTION ALERT - for immediate action on Monday, March 28, 2011

An Open Letter to America from The Corporation



Plutonium detected in soil at Fukushima nuke plant

US Servicemen asked to put their lives on the line for corporate profits.

High-income fliers are unhappier with airlines, survey says

Questions from a non-Nuclear Physicist


With no end in sight in Japan, is radiation the next plague worldwide on mankind?

Does anyone know if the wet-well at the bottom of the reactor is full or empty?

If we can have no fly zones over Libya, why not over Gaza?

plutionium's just alright

Guess He Was Not, Ladies And Gentlemen....

Former Wayne County drug prosecutor begins jail sentence in perjury case

Internet pioneer Paul Baran passes away (BBC)

More craziness in Florida...former KKK Grand Dragon for mayor, etc.

Toles: Are Clown Clothes Supposed To Fit?

Highlights from the Senate's Protect Social Security Event

Physicist: Nuclear crisis may be close to "point of no return"

Tepco says plutonium "could have come from a reactor"


This is US. We have done all of this.

The ALEC "rape the state" Budget Toolkit (pdf)

Libyan Revolution Day 39 part 2 (For the women of the revolution! Sirte liberated!)

day in the life of joe the independent voter

Chicago billboard depicting Obama: "Every 21 minutes our next possible leader is aborted"

"Safe" Radiation is a Lethal Lie

Socialism 101. (Suggestions)

Abercrombie bows to pushback on kiddie push-up bikini (changes the name)

Join the Campaign!

Who’s Really Behind Recent Republican Legislation in Wisconsin and Elsewhere?

My editorial featuring UTSW-neurology and indigent health care printed today

How does one mine for Plutonium, Uranium without being exposed to harmful radiation?

“These people were very, very extreme...and I think very dangerous.”

I can't think of a single "socialistic" thing President Obama has done. Can you?

Is there a list of corporations that pay zero taxes?

Messaging Alert: Let's start changing people's minds about tax cuts! Turn them into something bad.

The New Yorker: Who are the Rebels?

US oil boom: blessing or curse? Residents concerned about fracking, air, water

This CNN headline and story are unbelievably stupid.

What should I do about Al-Jazeera?

Republicans suck, they aren't going to change, they will destroy this country for wealth

Will Obama violate the arms embargo in Libya?

Florida House Proposes Giving Rick Scott Sole Power To Appoint Judges

Body in Río Grande Gorge identified as scientist

Thirty two years ago today . . . observed

Russia Opposes Land Operation in Libya

KRUGMAN: Republicans Are "UN-American"

Every Member of Seattle's Legislative Delegation Goes on the Record in Favor of Legalizing Pot

The Definitive (so far) Libyan 'Civil War' Photo (100+) Gallery-Reuters' Goran Tomasevic

"Back Off Social Security" rally on Capitol Hill - pics

Earthquakes, Droughts, Fracking for Oil & Financially Distressed Owner/operator

Walker team implementing their bill, whether it's law or not !@!!!

NY Times: Non-Hispanic Whites Are Now a Minority in the 23-County New York Region

O'Scare Airport

A Tale Of Two Tea Parties

Tsunami raised water levels over 40km inland

On to the next thing

Honors Student pistol whips mom to co-sign for Nissan 350z-mom doesn't want to prosecute

(VA) Governor Vetoes Physical Education Bill

The Rapture Ready crowd is wonderfully giddy over Michelle Bachmann and Allen West in 2012!

Anarchists's plan to target royal wedding.

On a mission to legalize coca

If the President does it, it's not illegal

If the President does it, it's not illegal

Diplomats discuss Libya's future as Italy plots Gaddafi's escape route Rome is negotiating an Africa

Rape used 'as a weapon' in Libya

A reminder that SCOTUS will be hearing that Walmart labor case tomorrow.

A reminder that SCOTUS will be hearing that Walmart labor case tomorrow.

U.S. soldiers' 'kill team' killed Afghanis, used body parts in poker games: report

Libyan woman allegedly raped by Ghadaffi's forces still hidden; location and status unclear.

Wisconsin State Supreme Court Justice David Prosser unhinged.

Kenneth Feinberg - Oil spill fund administrator gets a raise--$1,250,000 per month

GOP: What Part of "I do, therefore, restrain and enjoin the further implentation of 2011 WI Act 10"

Digby: GOP Launches Attack on AARP

Just called the White House to object to the treatment of Brad Manning.

This is fucking child abuse...

Employers think all is well. Oh, really?

Actually, I know a lot of people who are in the broom closet.

Leading Nuke Expert: "The problem is that you always get surprises..."

Harsh but true Luckovich Toon on Tax Avoidance

Who are Libya's rebels?

Seems like there's martial law in Syria now...

The Unreccing Crew

Leave The Koch's Alone!---Forget The Facts by Calling-Evil-Good

Taking Aim at the Poor

Conservatives Echo Al Qaeda

Wisconsin - Massive "Sign-In" planned for Tuesday, March 29

Fox news: "Please kill our soldiers" (former team member of Army Special Forces)

Mich. governor signs cut in unemployment benefits

Wisconsin - Massive "Sign-In" planned for Tuesday, March 29

So far, most of tax cut is going down the gas tank

Interesting Tidbits from The Past of Nuclear Energy

Florida: 92-year-old woman fires shots at man who wouldn't kiss her

Seeking Level Ground

Maybe I missed this here: Vatican condemns UN resolution support gay rights

'Our interests and values challenged.'

Investigation shows questionable test results under Michelle Rhee

Pres. Obama's speech on Libya is Cspan link:

Is there a reason the "Chernobyl Solution" won't work in Fukushima?

The progressive economic terrorists?

EU working to ban gas and diesel-powered cars by 2050

Should we bomb civilians who support Qaddafi?

Spaghetti Showdown on the New York subway

Special on NBC celebrating one of the criminal in the bush family - this crap gets to me

Top 10 Dying Industries

Nuclear scientists know of safer and cheaper elements that could be used for nuclear power...

Level the playing field

How do you get a television station to remove a story from its website?

How do you get a television station to remove a story from its website?

My friend with two master's degrees finally got a job offer. In China.

Thank you President Obama!

Libya and the Passive Repeaters: Deploying Depleted Information Warheads

Libya and the Passive Repeaters: Deploying Depleted Information Warheads

Do you believe . . . . . ?

Wrong question, Cenk.


Europe Removes Nuclear Power Plant Themes From 'The Simpsons'

Lying and Cheating for Jesus

Should we bomb George W. Bush since he supported Qaddafi?

nothing but repeats on tv again - can't believe I have dancing w/stars on

Protests against counter-revolution in Egypt

Next Prey in Gov. Walker’s Corporatist Sights: University of Wisconsin-Madison

Forrest County Sheriff’s Department to Reinstate Gay Corrections Officer After ACLU Lawsuit

Lawrence O'Donnell is tearing up Newt Gingerich on MSNBC / Last Word

Maine Gov. Removes Labor Mural in Stealth Move

Trump fails to produce birth certificate

'Barefoot Contessa' AGREES to See Make-A-Wish Kid

So, let's see if I have this straight...

Wisconsin: State stops collecting union dues, starts charging more for health care

Wisconsin: State stops collecting union dues, starts charging more for health care

Squeeeeeal Little Piggy!

Anti-Abortion Billboard Features Obama, Says ‘Every 21 Minutes, Our Next Possible Leader Is Aborted

Told you so... that yes it was going to be bad

Daughter & Dad Reunite, Make Baby

Meanwhile, back in Fukushima...

The Lightning Rod Men

Let's play what if

I used to believe in Santa Claus and the Tooth Fairy…

Wis. billionaire charged with child sex assault (SC Johnson Heir)

The Nuclear Dilemma

This boggles my mind

Yay Mr President! Bomb the shit out of 'em. Send 'em back to the stone age!!

On The Lam

BREAKING: Wis DA seeks more legal relief - Wisconsin GOP Screwed At TRO Hearing Tomorrow

Intel pouring money into the training of 87000 teachers....

The 12 Funniest Fox News Fails

Coalition bombing may be in breach of UN resolution's legal limits

MN: Letting trees get old and rot in state parks is a waste of money, so let's cut/sell them

More free speech being exercised - Wisconsin

If you were hoping Obama was going to repudiate Bush's occupation of Iraq...

Budget Sparring Intensifies as both Parties Brace For G. Shutdown.

A ‘very sad, tragic life' ends

Seven out of 10 voters fear that Libya 'will become another Iraq'

So, just to ask...

TNR: The Koch Brothers' Self-Exposé

Why isn’t Obama getting credit for stopping an atrocity?--Human Rights Watch official

Why isn’t Obama getting credit for stopping an atrocity?--Human Rights Watch official

Do you remember the movie Silkwood with Meryl Streep?

media amnesia

Toon of the Day! "Do you think he'll ever notice?"

So what is our objective in Libya?

Undisputed champion of astoundingly blatant hypocritical manipulation of the American public?

Walker spends $42,000 of taxpayer money on fundraising.

Tell General Electric: Pay your taxes

GOP DEATH PANELS: Cut programs that assist the poor....simple, and effective...

What part of the nexus of "As little as 49 years of oil left" (HSBC) and our wars...

Koppel - Why Did Libya Win The ‘Humanitarian Defense Sweepstakes Of 2011?’

Statement from the TNC "The Treatment of Detainees and Prisoners"

Wisconsin's Cronon Affair: The Power of a Simple Fact

Whipped Mom didn't want to press charges against daughter because she's been accepted to Ivy League

Plutonium Detected in Soil at Fukushima Nuke Plant

Bikini-clad woman assaults Burger King staff because they were too slow (video)

Wisconsin: shades of W and the Ministry of Truth----

The U.S. Using Military Force To Protect Middle East Populations... Who Could Have Imagined THAT ???

Inmate shortage causing for profit prisons to lose money

Lindsay Graham says after Gaddafi gone we need to help them economically and politically

Women protesters were forced to have 'virginity checks' after being arrested

Texas Ranks 44th Out Of 50 States In Education Spending Per Pupil

Damaged reactor may be leaking radioactive water, Japan says

Heads up - Michael Moore is on with Stephen Colbert tonight!

A Birther, possible GOP candidate's AWESOME better than most Dems' plan to wipe out the debt

A Birther, possible GOP candidate's AWESOME better than most Dems' plan to wipe out the debt

The Koch Brothers' Nazi Past

Angry bear mauls Swedish boy who disturbed its sleep

20 percent turnout expected for state (Wisconsin) April election:

Bashing Teachers and Public Schools

Even if we shut down every nuclear plant today we still would have a serious problem.

David Korten: Wall Street’s days are numbered. Ours need not be.

We seem to have a bad case of crabs!

Tastykake company in Philly is in BIG TROUBLE...

Tastykake company in Philly is in BIG TROUBLE...

Michael Moore on Colbert Report tonight.

A Refreshing Take on US Military Engagement

Two words with similar impact but different meanings: Massacre and Genocide



Tavis tonight: Gov. Daniels (R-IN) - Will Tavis have the guts to ...

Next time someone says D's and R's are all the same, show them this...

Is oil the most important part in the intervention equation?

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

ThinkProgress points out the Weekly Standard's financial ties to the Kochs

LIBYA: Rebels execute black immigrants while forces kidnap others

After Walker’s Shady Maneuver, Wisconsin Awaits Court Hearing on Union- Busting Bill

Willie may have to sing in court for pot charge

Nurse haunted by screams of patients she could not save as tsunami hit

'US drops uranium bombs on Libya'

"A betrayal of who we are"...


Rachel is on Lawrence's show analyzing

"A War By Any Name"

More Black Men Now in Prison System than Were Enslaved

Self-deleted by member

The view from 'out here'

Ian Murphy (guy who pranked Scott Walker) running for congress

what the president said ...

Oops -Tokyo Electric nationalisation eyed by some in Japan govt-media

Here's where we're heading (taxes)

Pensacola, FL Right Wing AM radio Begging for $$$

Craigslist Ad seeks "Writes Needed to Post Right-Wing Comments to Social Media"

Comments from Hannity, Palin, and Bolton tonite after the Commander in Chief's

Absolutely HORRIFIC story about TSA employee abuse, intimidation, and religious bigotry.

Because I simply cannot wait....

How often do you think cops 'salt the scene'?

Cops: Girl, 11, gang raped at California park

Obama’s speech offered more for neo-conservatives to cheer than it did for liberals

Santorum: Our law is bad because it doesn't conform with religion and shariah is bad because...

Do you know about Progressive States, the anti-ALEC?

Why we are better than Free Republic.

IRS must really be hurting......

About Libyan rebels, CNN + Wes Clark

How would you organize society?

Born in the Great Depression, Harry & David files for bankruptcy

Born in the Great Depression, Harry & David files for bankruptcy

Are *that* many of us really *that* wrong?

Economics of a disaster? Food, goods, what will be affected?

About those radiation charts: Cesium 137 was never in natural "background radiation"

Anybody know how to make a homemade Geiger counter?

Bar Stool Taxation--how it really works

Have You Union/NonUnion Folk Been Treated To ALEC's 'State Budget Reform Toolkit' ???

Fitzwalkerstan - I no longer reside in the United States of America...

EPA: Expect More Radiation in Rainwater

Does anybody have any wind dispersal maps so we can see

Rising star in anti-choice movement has a story that is full of holes

Leaders speak out in controversial rape case

Why isn't food and fuel included in the SS COLA?

Why I love DU

States broke? Maybe they cut taxes too much

How a smooth faced kid of 15 was willfully blown away by the US Army

how is "transition to a government responsive to the Libyan people" not regime change?

Craiglist Ad Seeks "Writers To Post Right-Wing Comments To Social Media & News Outlets"

Cops just killed a guy a block from where I'm sitting.

Is there an online backup service that works well and doesn't support RW media buffoons?

Feel-good video of the day: Bully-victim snaps, beats the hell out of his tormentor.

Diebold Touch-Screen E-Voting Machines on Ebay! Just in time for 2012!

US Marine General Smedley Butler, "War is a Racket"

TEPCO: Plutonium is not dangerous. Where's the Boss?

Libyan Revolution Day 39 part 3 (Tribute to the women of the revolution. Sirte remains Gaddafi's.)

Walker bill would increase, not decrease State spending.

How do you feel about the Universal Declaration of Human Rights?

11-year-old girl gang raped in Calif park bathroom

DeMint Tells ThinkProgress He Wants To Strip All Federal Employees Of Collective Bargaining Rights

If you could reverse ONE election outcome, which would it be?

Smartest College Towns In America

Do you think this 'disappointment' will be as fun as the 'great disappointment'?

Newt Gingrich fears the US will be a secular atheist country dominated by radical Islamists

"Our interests and values have been challenged in Libya"

Freepers discover Governor Parnell's "let's criminalize out of wedlock sex" nominee. Hilarity ensues

I am not persuaded.

Autism Speaks. Please Light it up Blue April 1 and 2

From Credo: Tell GE to pay taxes.

African Union calls for Libyan Ceasefire and ELECTIONS: The Gov. Accepts, the Rebels Reject

African Union calls for Libyan Ceasefire and ELECTIONS: The Gov. Accepts, the Rebels Reject

African Union calls for Libyan Ceasefire and ELECTIONS: The Gov. Accepts, the Rebels Reject

President's Speech On Our Involvement In Libya...

The speech I am listening to sounds depressingly familiar

Massive shark near kayak captured on video at Panama City Beach

Study: HFCS Leads To Much More Weight Gain In Rats Than Sugar

EU to ban gas and diesel powered cars by 2050...

I fear my father-in-law, a WWII vet and Bataan Death March survivor, may be dying

Libyan Revolution Day 40 (Revolution continues.)

What 52 Years Of Tax Cuts For The Wealthy Looks Like

Remember the 1950's when the country was running along...

Should all countries nationalize their oil reserves?

Coalition forces paving (bombing) rebels' way to Libyan oil facilities - Jana agency

Report: Wis. Supreme Court Race Running Close In Internal Polls

Creationists say this petroglyph in Utah is proof dinosaurs and humans co-existed.

10,000 children killed by malnutrition today

Donald Trump releases his birth certificate. Turns out it's not the official one

“This is Economic Treason”: 500,000 March in London Protesting Public Spending Cuts & Corporate Tax

“This is Economic Treason”: 500,000 March in London Protesting Public Spending Cuts & Corporate Tax

A DU CALL TO ACTION!!!! EVERYONE must contact this guy TODAY.

South Dakota takes giant step back into the Dark Ages then giggles

South Korean official warns U.S. not to follow its education policies too closely. Too test-centered

Krugman: The President Is A Lousy Negotiator

Gabby Giffords' Doctor: We Must Strengthen Gun Control Laws

Do we all agree that the burden of proof always lies with those arguing FOR millitary action?

What is the proper adjective or noun to describe this thing?

It seems more likely now that any primary challenge of Obama will be FUNDED by the far right

If we still have THREE wars going in 2012, will YOU vote to renominate the president?

Did anyone see the CNN special "Unwanted:Muslims in America" last night?

Obama is NOT explaining how the actions in Libya are constitutional, he's just telling us what we

Just for fun... you're Canadian - who do you vote for in the 2011 Canadian Election?

Just for fun... you're Canadian - who do you vote for in the 2011 Canadian Election?

So. With this astoundingly blatant power and money grab going on at the state level....

The speech is over. He said what he had to say. Can anyone explain how it is in our best . . . . .

A snippet of brutal truth from Chris Hedges

U.S. deploys low-flying attack planes in Libya

Do we care more about animals than humans who are suffering?

UK Hundreds of thousands rally at TUC protest march - More than a 250,000 people marched

How on earth does a system that you pay into with your own money become an 'entitlement'?

Docs warn about teens and "Facebook depression"

OK, quantify for me when the US should "interfere" with another country

Coming as Tourists, Leaving With American Babies (maternity home shut down)

10 Ways To Save Significant Money On Your Food Bill

Secure Energy? Civil Nuclear Power, Security and Global Warming (2007)

He's not like Bush.

He's not like Bush.

Is Bernie Sanders telling the truth?

After Paying Zero Income Taxes-GE Plans To Ask Its Union Workers To Make Wage & Benefits Concessions

The Reality of Nuclear Power

GE Pays No Taxes, Wants Workers to Accept Cuts - FDL

Read the TRO. Sumi enjoined against further implementation of the act. Not just publication of it.

Glenn Beck just got kicked off a whoooooole bunch more radios

Japan's unlikely hero: the humble rice ball

My friend's very smart 14-year old kid had the best explanation for the 5/21/11 billboards...

Retaliation at San Onofre nuclear power plant (workers afraid)

US says Libyan rebels may sell oil

Yeah, Suck On This Teabaggers.

Falwell's Liberty University one of largest recipients of federal aid for students.

Here's why I call bull shit.

Here's why I call bull shit.

US reducing naval firepower aimed at Gadhafi

More Black Men Now in Prison System than Were Slaves

Gaddafi calls in favours from Africa

BREAKING NEWS: Libyan Rebels 'Take Gaddafi Hometown'

Status report: Reactor-by-reactor at the Fukushima Daiichi plant

Yemen: Blast Kills (At Least) 110 (Including Children) In Arms Factory Raid

GOP appears poised to take on entitlements

Egypt's Mubarak 'under house arrest'

Highly radioactive water leaks outside Japan's nuclear plant building

I now understand why the GoDaddy "racy full length commercial" is Web-only

Reuters journalists freed in Syria

It's Lady Gaga's 25'th birthday!!!!! I'm taking the day off to party!

Radiation in Mass. rainwater likely from Japan

well howdy yall!

Maybe this is why the Teabaggers don't use spellcheck......

I just pulled a tictac from my dog's head.


Magazine launch for gay military members announced

17 suspected militants killed in Russian operation

U.N. Rights Group Calls on China to Release Detained Lawyer

Investigation shows questionable test results under Michelle Rhee

Elevated radiation found in rainwater (in Massachusetts)

Does anyone else yearn for the Good Old... REALLY Old Days when a sport was a sport?

OK - you've successfully removed a tick from your critter - now what?

Japan Fears Nuclear Reactor Is Leaking Contaminated Water

China arrests blogger Ran Yunfei

'Al-Qaeda snatched missiles' in Libya

So *that's* what happens....

My day is won!

At the Infertility Clinic, the electron microscope showed some "abnormalities" in MFM's sperm cells.

VW recalls about 71,000 Jettas for wiring issue

oops.. Dupe

Gaddafi's Forces Stall Libyan Rebel Advance

Sometimes all you need is a fresh perspective.

in lieu of flowers...... (hilarious)

Cleopatra marathon on MFM today (w/Elizabeth Taylor)

Next Prey in Gov. Walker’s Corporatist Sights: University of Wisconsin-Madison

"The most interesting man in the world." Give me a fucking break.

My new favorite song "Pumped Up Kicks"

President to focus on needs of Latino students

U.S. Supreme Court rejects appeal from Georgia death row inmate (Troy Davis)

Striking Honduran teachers face suspensions

Explosives-packed truck kills 20 in Afghanistan

ANGRY BIRDS, the movie (trailer)

Need a good hearty laugh? With tears and all?

Apparently there's a freakin' NARWHAL loose in the Bronx!

Romeo & Juliet -- The Really Realy Reallyreally REALLY Condensed Version:

Radiohead - The King of Limbs album stream

PSA: Hominy, grits, and hominy grits.

Would you like to buy an aircraft carrier?

Ocotillo dial-up destroyer!!!!11!!

Coming soon to a liquor store near you...

nothing but repeats on tv again - can't believe I have dancing w/stars on

Who here remembers the Reebok Pump?

Let's just call it "variety meats" and leave it at that.

Just an FYI - do NOT leave a 10lb butternut squash in the fridge for 6 months

And now a public service announcement from Liberal Veteran...

I'm kind of surprised that I haven't seen anything about Smutley here yet...

Creationists say this petroglyph in Utah is proof dinosaurs and humans co-existed.

WARNING!!!!!!! If you hate your job, this will only make you feel worse. MUCH worse.

GM Performance Parts Updates 2011 Catalog, Lists 700-HP Dealer-Built Camaros

LIBYA: Rebels execute black immigrants while forces kidnap others

More defense expected in militant trial in Texas

Obama gears up for hard sell on Libya

looking like a rich man's wife, with a proper double chin

Diplomats discuss Libya's future as Italy plots Gaddafi's escape route

Righthaven hits (Ars Technica) journalist with infringement lawsuit

The poster for The Hangover II was revealed today

'Spiderman' begins Burj tower ascent


Despite legal challenges, (Wisconsin) collective bargaining law now in effect

1 million sieverts got you down? Oh Blah Di Oh Blah Da life goes on!!

Best Buy and WalMart are reporting August 8 as the release date for DiabloIII

IQ per Square Mile Report of U.S. Cities released

The Squee War is escalating.

Sigh...I am NEVER leaving

Trump fails to produce birth certificate

More radioactive water spills at Japan nuke plant

Sugar Smacks - Honey Smacks - all the same to Tobin S.

Caterpillar CEO Warns Illinois Gov. About Increasing Taxes

Apparently there's a freakin' COBRA loose in the Bronx ...

Whistle-blowing witch grounded by TSA Wiccan is fired after complaint about casting spells

Can anyone give me a quick tutorial on posting polls?

States broke? Maybe they cut taxes too much

(AZ Gov) Brewer works to restore transplant coverage

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Monday, March 28, 2011


P.J. Crowley: No regrets on speaking out

Slipknot meets Justin Bieber

Angry bear mauls Swedish boy who disturbed its sleep

Role of US, NATO under scrutiny in Libya

Michigan Cuts Jobless Benefit by Six Weeks

Meanwhile in Glacier National Park,Spring will be {hopefully} sprung soon.

APNewsBreak: Former NFL Players Join Lockout Fight

Dutch bankers' bonuses axed by people power

Japan business lobby gives OK to scrap corporate tax cut

I'm gonna kill the cat...

Sometimes... we just need a REALLY good friend to be brutally honest with us.

Democrat urges investigation into federal security contractors

How far north can you buy grits in a regular grocery store?

I have had enough shit today.

Saw "Unstoppable" on DVD today. Lot of fun!

Harry Reid: Tea Party Has Derailed Budget Negotiations

Libya: Woman claiming rape is free

How far anywhere can you get Taylor Ham (other than NJ)?

Just finished watching "Shut Up and Sing" I miss the Dixie Chicks!

Older women who grew up in cold states, please check in here.

Who wants to guess how much it costs to fly to Ghana from Phoenix?

Toxic plutonium seeping from Japan's nuclear plant (coming from damaged nuclear fuel rods)

Don't you think it's time to abolish state drop-down-lists?

How long does butternut squash keep in the fridge?

Applegrove's living room:

No threat from Japanese radiation spread across US

Supreme Court skeptical about Arizona’s campaign finance law

Indiana Dems To Return Home With Big Concessions From GOPers (Labor & Education WINS!)

Guiltiest dog in the world.

Odyssey of the Mind finals registration fee is $2,500. WTF?

How soon is a brb?

My cat rocks

Companies Accelerate Spending as U.S. Productivity Bypasses Jobs

Anyone else think slide rules are awesome?

The new album by Heidecker & Wood, "Starting From Nowhere", is brilliant. (Heidecker=Tim, as in...)

URGENT: Plutonium detected in soil at Fukushima nuke plant: TEPCO

Disaster-hit Japan faces protracted nuclear crisis

Portland man accused of threatening to shoot LePage

Federal agency halts green-card decisions for some gay immigrants

Wal-Mart to reopen 12 quake-hit stores in Japan

That $319 million jackpot? N.Y. state workers won it

Homemade pizza is the best!

Anyone else ever get a ticket in their own driveway? I just did:)

Pirates hijack Singapore-bound oil tanker

ESPN radio tonite: 2 perfect brackets out of 16 million entrants

Best of the Harry Potter books? (spoilers okay)

Whistle-blowing witch grounded by TSA

My next tattoo

Radiation Level Outside Damaged Japan Reactor May Cause Death Within Hours (over one full sievert)

OK, it freakin' SNOWED here in KY on Saturday night!!

You can all sleep well tonight... MiddleFingerMom will be watching over you.

Qatar recognises Libyan rebels after oil deal

Parents of Libyan woman who claimed rape tell TV she’s held hostage at Gadhafi’s compound

OMG cat parents I need advice!!

Vincent Van Gogh reviews Tarentino:

Mural removed over weekend from Department of Labor offices

Caught between a rock and a wet place:

High court rejects Ga. death row inmate's appeal

How do you mend a broken heart?

Canada near top of list for asylum seekers

IRS Drastically Increases Its Audits Of America's Richest Taxpayers

Obama: 'I Refused' To Let A Massacre Happen In Libya

13% of all U.S. homes are vacant

Victims of Gang-Rape in Guatemala Announce Lawsuit Against Canadian Mining Company

Radiohead fans: have you ever listened to "01 and 10"? (OK Computer & In Rainbows combined)

Power Plant: One Small Leaf Could Electrify an Entire Home

Mut Read NYT Op-Ed: Who Will Rescue Financial Reform?

Killer Paper as Food Preservative!

A New York Prosecutor With Worldwide Reach (Obama-appointed Preet Bharara, Southern Dist NY)

"Obama Doctrine Emerges: International Support Critical To Military Missions"

"Why isn’t Obama getting credit for stopping an atrocity?"

National Journal: Obama Like Ike

Supreme Court Raises Questions About Ariz. Law’s Extra Cash For Publicly Funded Candidates

Salon: No One Listens to the President

**** Heads Up: POTUS holds town hall with Univision, 7pm EDT ****

As much as Obama has been making me want to scream lately, I just saw

**** Heads Up: POTUS Speaks on Libya, Live 7:30pm EDT ****

We need separate DU message boards for those who like and those who don't like President Obama.

Bumper Sticker

"I was kidnapped. That was news to me."

Obama says too much testing makes education boring

When I saw Dennis Kucinich being interviewed on The Last Word, I suddenly realized...

Text Of President Obama's Speech On The Situation In Libya

DU sides with Fox News. You fucking bastards!

Why is the president justifying the war to the left?

Rush Limbaugh eggs on caller who says Michelle Obama looks like 'bowl of mustard' in color yellow

Apologies to the DU community... but can we set a standard that Democrats for impeachment of Obama..

If this was Bush going into Libya the stinking media would be in full support of it

Mike Luckovich on the potential Republican presidential candidates

The Obama Doctrine’s outlines are clear, but the details are hard to make out

Bank Of America Paid Nothing In Federal Income Taxes...And Got Almost $1 Billion From Taxpayers

Conservatives Echo Qaddafi, Insist Al Qaeda Is Behind Libyan Rebel Uprising

Obama make a clear to you about Libya?

Krugman: The President Is A Lousy Negotiator (apparently Paul Krugman has been reading my posts)

Trump releases unofficial birth certificate! What's he hiding?!

How come I always agree with Ed Shultz?

I can't take it anymore. Every thing this President does is

It's actually refreshing to see a COMPETANT speech on foreign policy

Donald Trump, clown or moron?

Republicans take aim at AARP

there is an adult in the White House...

I'll admit it. I'm going to be a hypocrite and give the President a free pass on Libya

The proudest day in my voting life, was the day I voted for Pres. Obama

The New Republic: Why isn’t Obama getting credit for stopping an atrocity?

Libya war cost so far...

I am THRILLED that this man is our president!

Trump fails to produce birth certificate

Radiation in seawater may be spreading in Japan

Obama makes convincing case for action in Libya

CIA's "Facebook" Program Dramatically Cut Agency's Costs

Yemen Dictator Plays Extremist Card

Bahrain Monarchy From British Empire to US Fifth Fleet

Protests in Syria

US Spent Nuclear Fuel Largest Concentration Of Radioactivity On Planet

French socialists beat Sarkozy's UMP in council poll

Ronald Reagan On The Tea Party!

Sean Hannity interviews Barack Obama - A Faux News Special

Al Jazeera English: Rape Used As A 'Weapon' In Libya

S02E08 - The Situation in LIbya

End Times! Armageddon! Apocalypse! Revelation!

Indian TV properly shows Fukushima Radiation Disaster – Japan Nuclear Crisis: 10 million x greater

RT: Chink of Change: 'Silver Keiser' Liberation Army

Thom Hartmann: Big Picture Rumble - Libya, Debtors Prisons, Robin Hood and Rambo

Papantonio: GOP Passing Laws to Keep Liberals From Voting

Shocking: Latest helicopter footage of Fukushima, zoom-in on ruined reactors

Thom Hartmann: Corporations are the new kings - and their agenda is to radically remake America

"I Love You" Bank vs. Credit Union ad

Michele Bachmann Saves America Pt. 1: What a God Wants

Israel new campaign ground for US presidential candidates like Sarah Palin?

TRIANGLE'S ECHOES: The Unfinished Struggle for Worker Protection, Safety and Health

(NMA TV) Glenn Beck out of Fox News?

The Maine Department of Labor Mural Revised

Civil Rights Violation... Ticket for Quietly Holding Sign on First Floor!!

Herman Cain refuses to appoint a Muslim in his administration

CrossTalk on Libya: Humanitarian Bombs?

Sinead O'Connor's new protest song against the Vatican.

CNN Segment On Libya Titled The New World Order

Sia - Breathe Me (Six Feet Under Finale) - god I miss this show...

Al Jazeera English: Gaddafi Forces Intimidate Rebels (Very Disturbing)

Fight Back! AFSCME Council 5 Day on the Hill

Liberals, Leftists, and Workers Grow Ever Stronger!

Young Turks: 1 in 4 Americans Have Criminal Record - Employer Discrimination

Papantonio: If Obama Sells War, Americans Won’t Buy

Trump fails to produce birth certificate

Young Turks: Massive London Protests - U.S. Next?

President Obama's Full Speech on the U.S. Mission in Libya

The Sargent Boys stand up for the First Amendment

Animal House of Representatives

Death Buy Lemonade

Thom Hartmann: Corporations are the new kings - and their agenda is to radically remake America

Billy Bob Neck - Donald Trump Is Right On The Money

George Carlin on God, the planet, and "the freak show" - EMMYTVLEGENDS.ORG

'Atlas Shrugged' preview - The John Gault railroad

(German) Nuclear groups (corporations) to sue over idled plants

"local exposure to the workers' legs was estimated to be between 2 and 6 sieverts."

Drumbeat from the weekend and today...

Peak oil review - March 28

TEPCO Press Release (Mar 28,2011)—Detection of radioactive materials…seawater…Fukushima Daiichi…

TEPCO Press Release (Mar 28,2011)—…Facilities…after Tohoku-Taiheiyou-Oki Earthquake…(as of 4:00PM)

TEPCO Press Release—Plant Status of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (as of 8:30 PM Mar 28th)

Status of nuclear power plants in Fukushima as of 20:00 March 28 (Estimated by JAIF)

Earthquake Report — JAIF (No. 34)

TEPCO Press Release (Mar 28,2011)—The results of nuclide analyses of radioactive materials in…air…

Aerial video of Fukushima dated March 27 at 10am in Japan

Plutonium detected in soil at Fukushima nuke plant

World Bank Forest Carbon Program Heavy On "Lip Service" To Indigenous Rights, Says Outside Report

Penang Tribesman In Malaysian Borneo - 30 Years Of Chief Minister's Rule "Has Destroyed Everything"

Wegener Institute - Upper Arctic Ocean's Freshwater Content Up 20% Since 1990s - Science Daily

Joe Barton - "Texas Air Quality is Excellent"; TX Air Quality Regulators "The Best In The Country"

Arnie Gundersen on CNN: Fukushima + safety tests for GE reactors

IAEA—Fukushima Nuclear Accident Update Log (Updates of 28 March 2011)

CNN: Temperatures rising in reactor one at Fukushima Daiichi plant

Holes discovered (admitted to) in Reactors 1,2,3 pressure vessels

Russian Boreal Forest Destabilizing - As Larches Die, Conifers Will Retain Otherwise Reflected Heat

TEPCO Press Release (Mar 28,2011)—Detection of radioactive material in the soil…Fukushima Daiichi…

Moody's Japan considers downgrading nuclear utilities plus newest aerial video of Fukushima

Hidden Truths About Nuclear Power

I told you so

REUTERS: Plan to nationalise TEPCO being floated within Japan govt-media

NASA/EO - Polar Ice Mass Balance - 18-Yr. Greenland & Antarctic Avg. Annual Loss Of 36.3 Gigatons

Is there any good news about these reactors?

Where is the floor of the refueling bay Unit 3? Where is the reactor lid?

Let's take a look at TEPCO's measurements of contaminated water in turbine building No. 2 reactor

Kudzu One Of Multiple Invasive Lianas Heading North - Now Abundant In New Jersey - Science Daily

EPA Promotes Use of Coal Ash Without Assessing Risks

Exposed workers okay

Japan’s Electricity Shortage to Last Months (test of baseload myth)

"new paradigm in thinking about a battery in three dimensions for enhancing properties"

UN's 'coalition of the opposed' grows

Some American corps paid for Pan Am #103, not Ghadafi/Libya.

Al Jazeera English's Sue Turton: Week Of Horror In Ajdabiya's Hospital

Who Will Rescue Financial Reform?

American Thought Police

The privatization of US foreign policy

Colombo digs grave for Tamil harmony

Food and Syria's failure

Welcome to the new NATO quagmire

North Korea laments Gaddafi's nuke folly

I preached against homosexuality, but I was wrong

Make No Mistake (James Howard Kunstler)

The Day the Sun Brought Darkness

A Shabby Crusade in Wisconsin

Libya: a legitimate and necessary debate from an anti-imperialist perspective

Mansfield Ohio School Chief Pulls Plug An 'Anti-Islamic' Tea Party Event

Aftershock: The Ticking Time Bomb of Soldiers' Traumatic Brain Injuries

Hey parents did anyone every tell you Standardized testing may not be safe from tapering....

Wallnuts are the healthiest nuts say scientist: BBC

How Radiation Contamination Can Travel. Courtesy of NY Times

As Mideast Lashes Out Against Corruption, Chamber of Commerce Lobbies to Weaken Anti-Corruption Law

Libya: it wasn't supposed to be like this in free Benghazi

Killer Fashion: An Industry in Denial

Bin Laden sets alarm bells ringing

Krugman - WI GOP terrorizing academic for starting a blog it doesn't like

Disclosure's Effects: WikiLeaks and Transparency

Chris Hedges: The Collapse of Globalization

Time for Plan B: Our Civilization Is on the Edge of a Systemic Breakdown

A Choice for States: Banks, Not Budget Crises

One way to thwart nuclear spin is to challenge the fundamental premise itself - energy from FISSION

Protestors have "civilly arrested" a judge at Birkenhead county court.

Radio Shack gives away firearms ...

Campus arms carry bill advances

MONTANA: Permitless Carry Bill Goes To Governor

Guns Save Lives

Dr Peter Rhee - Trauma Surgeon who treated Giffords calls for fix background checks

''Full force of law to be used in ATF gunwalking scandal investigation."

Opposing Viewpoints: Concealed Carry on Campus

If a university put it to a popular vote

Jimmy Carter arrives in Cuba for three-day visit

For Peru Schoolkids, Sun Hats Now De Rigeur

Election Jitters Take Toll On Peru's Markets And Currency

FOIA suit brought against US agencies over Honduras coup

Live from Honduras

Colombia to replace OAS ambassador

Armed groups use fear to keep stolen land: Govt

Lobo laments death of teacher (runover by vehicle)

Victims of Gang-Rape in Guatemala Announce Lawsuit Against Canadian Mining Company

Gingrich: I'd Stop Gay Rights Progress

WINNINGGGGGGGGGGGG Comes in threes right?

Barry Bonds' former mistress testified he blamed an elbow injury on steroid use

The USMNT midfield is crap...Bradley's pet players need to retire already

Kettle interviewed about pot.....

And another over-rated Pat Summitt team loses early!

Frozen Four......

There's Something About Hockey

2011 MLB Predictions

The JR Chess Report (March 28): Aronian wins Amber; Euro Championship in Aix-les-Bains

NASA Completes 52-Year Mission To Find, Kill God

Who Wrote the Bible and Why It Matters

This is fucking child abuse...

Zuabi: Revoking my parliamentary privileges is political persecution Knesset voted to revoke Arab MK

Israel deploys Iron Dome missile defense system for first time

Jerusalem bomb seeds gathering conflict

Assad's fall could deliver Lebanon to Iran and Hezbollah

Settler jailed for assaulting Palestinian teen

If we can have no fly zones over Libya, why not over Gaza?

Israel lawmaker wonders if his Labor Party may deserve its fate

Soldier suspected of humiliating Palestinian kids

Poll: 46% in favor of 'price tag'

'Miral's' Freida Pinto aims for a global takeover