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Archives: April 11, 2011

Teabaggers and Taxes

Gordon Brown: I made a big mistake in not seeking regulation of banks

11 PM Thursday - “Nope. Zero,” - Obama to The Speaker of the House

Security guard at Masters golf tourney bars female reporter from locker room

Security guard at Masters golf tourney bars female reporter from locker room

Aviation enthusiasts; Video of during and after a tornado went through the Sun-N-Fun Aviation Expo..

Tornado hits Green Bay!

City, Destroyed and Yet Hopeful, Begins to Move On

Spraying to Make Yards Green ... but With Paint, Not Water

Spraying to Make Yards Green ... but With Paint, Not Water

Wal-Mart plans ad campaign to woo back shoppers!

police pepper spray baby squirrel (video) (squirrel treated and released)

Radiation levels in Hawaii?

Man stranded in empty Japanese town since tsunami

Japanese see disaster as opportunity for broad change

I'm a thug

Obama, GOP look to rein in benefits

Judge Napolitano - When it comes to War, there is little difference between the Parties

I think I have part of "it" figured out.

The UK Banking Crisis Report

Alone, broke and target of profiteers

Coal mogul gets role with Corbett!

If Conservatives hate government so much,

Gulf Oil Spill and the carnage -- Mar 8th Update of Dead/Missing/ or Jailed scientists

Florida lawmakers take up religion in funding, courts

Charles Blow Just Did Something That Needs To Be Done CONSTANTLY

U.S. Attorney Threatens 'Quick, Direct Action' Against Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Can I go back to college NOW? PLEASE?????

Secret US prisons in Afghanistan revealed

Raising revenue: Why it's good for families but not for government.

Mapleton grateful for warning

How D.C. Lobbies D.C., Backchecking on Broadcast Royalties and More in Capital Eye Opener: April 11

Is it time to kill the trillion dollars/year War Department budget?

DHS May Not Be Alone in Politicizing FOIA Processing.

Anyone have a billboard idea for the Waco Friends of Peace?

What is this "EndofAmerica60.com" commercial on CNN

Time to bomb Egypt: Egyptian military kills protesters in Cairo

Time to bomb Egypt: Egyptian military kills protesters in Cairo

Scientists speak out to discredit 'gay caveman' media reports

WTF this is hard to believe

Let's tax tax breaks

'Memba "Compassionate Conservatism"? Howbout some Compassionate Liberalism?

I need to take a break for a while...

9 Meals From Anarchy

Olympian Carl Lewis to run for NJ Senate

Transparency Funds on the Chopping Block

How about a different approach? What do you think of this idea? (I can take it)

Justice Dept. to Congress: Don’t Saddle 4th Amendment on Us

The next Rwanda? ‘In all districts of Abidjan there is gunfire’

The next Rwanda? ‘In all districts of Abidjan there is gunfire’

Our prosperity is dependent on what is untouchable

I wonder if Kloppenburg will give results of their canvass

Look who replaced our new gov in the state senate:

K & R if you like the letters "K' and "R"

Joe Miller Security guy who handcuffed reporter disappears - informant on AK militia?

Experts: Wisconsin only ‘Republican broke’

Uh-oh for the Japanese - Former EPA head Christine Todd Whitman

U.S. Weapons Systems Dependent on Rare Earth Elements from China

U.S. Weapons Systems Dependent on Rare Earth Elements from China

Eaglets? Someone please tell me they are ok

Milk poisoning in northwest China 'deliberate'

New bumper sticker idea

The Commander in Chief can unilaterally solve the debt problem

heres the best reason to vote for Obama

Photo taken on 4/9 in front of the Wisc Capital:

Karl Rove's Patsy? Trump Card

BP buys Gulf Coast millions in gear

BP buys Gulf Coast millions in gear

Donkey Rising

I have a hard time caring about eaglets right now

Canadians launch U.S. constitutional challenge against ‘alien gag law’

Canadians launch U.S. constitutional challenge against ‘alien gag law’

Raising taxes on the wealthy?

Milton Friedman's Legacy: The Suppression of Individual Freedom by Corporate Governance

UN Office Assailants Were Taliban Militants Who Had Renounced Violence

"Union Brothers, not koch brothers!"

Obama"s Plan To Tax The Rich Is A Good Counter To Any Con Blackmail On Social Programs

You won't believe what just happened in Wisconsin

CNN: _____ story up next, 2 hours later... they are still saying the same thing

Incredibly, HASSELBECK struck Joy dumb over Shrub's "intelligence"

David Michael Green: And Now, For The Kill

EMPLOYEE PAYCHECKS ARE SOARING! -- Hightower

Shakowsky deficit plan PDF: revenue, public option, sensible cuts

The Milwaukee County DA & GAB to hold News conference on, separate, unrelated to "the 14000" story

7 or 8 earthquakes centered around Fukushima in this last hour.

The Earth's Destiny and Our Fates are Being Determined by Approximately 500 Wealthy Men

Bolivia enshrines natural world's rights with equal status for Mother Earth

Mr. President. Every day is April Fool's Day for Republicans. Stop playing us.

only in America

The National Debt. Come on, repubicans, let's take a walk down Memory Lane.

John Cole: I’d Add a Couple of Things (About Ryan's plan and the punditocracy)

REPORT: U.S. Military Spending Has Almost Doubled Since 2001

Third tea party rally planned for Friday (Zanesville, OH)

American Ghost Towns of the 21st Century

American Ghost Towns of the 21st Century

American Ghost Towns of the 21st Century

Milwaukee Urinal/Sentinel in-depth look at Wisconsin Election turnout.

Rick Scott: pay cuts for union workers … raises for his appointees...

Hightower -- Mickey Mouse Wage Hike

Hightower -- Mickey Mouse Wage Hike

A fair tax table

Snort

Anti-Monopoly Laws Were a Crazy Liberal Idea

Market troubles/ Which countries are most in favour of the free market?

Sometimes... GD stands for "gah-DAMMMM!!!"

Can D.C. trust Obama and the Democrats?

Protecting Civilians

Anchor Baby vs Other methods of entrance.

Teaching Children To OBEY With A "Diet Of Corporate Reading Programs & Standardized Tests"

All ye need know about Paul Ryan's GOP House budget plan, in two sentences

Gubment Cheese -- Toon

Its kind of like milking a cow

Gundersen demonstrates how Fukushima's fuel rods melted and shattered

Monday Toons, part 3- the rest

Monday Toons part 2- Ryan and Beckkk

Monday Toons part 1- shutdown toons

Hightower -- The Big Three secret funders of the $75 million campaign to trash Democratic candidates

"What's wrong with this country" Part 1,697

"What's wrong with this country" Part 1,697

It's very good to see the new Obama 2012 ad at the top

It's very good to see the new Obama 2012 ad at the top

DUPE due to Buggy Thingy...Please Delete

Loved ones live on in art (Made from their ahses)

Japan prepares to raise level of nuclear crisis to most severe

You are now free to spit on Shirley Phelps

Obama Appoints War Criminal McChrystal to Support Military Families, Sell Iraq War Extension

Obama Appoints War Criminal McChrystal to Support Military Families, Sell Iraq War Extension

Mendacity of the Day Award goes to Uncle Don

The Peasants Need Pitchforks

Toon: Restoring the Gilded Age

Ohio Lawmakers To Introduce Bill To Recall GOP Gov. John Kasich

Republicans Hate Their Presidential Candidates

Is this tea party underground?

Murdoch's enemies are winning this battle

Murdoch's enemies are winning this battle

20 Canadians have joined Somalian terror group: official

President O, start representing the people who elected you and NOT the Fat Cats you love to praise

oops, i did it again...Liberal Hypocrisy

Tea Party statement calls Boner--John 'white flag of surrender' Boner

TCM is airing *Birth of a Nation* tonight at 8 pm eastern time

Our nation's problems can be solved by bright fifth-graders.

The Happiest Careers in America-Forbes (WHAT? Happy employees?We must CRUUUUUUUUSH them!!)

Unions key to Obama re-election

Posting pics from sites that are racist, is a low life thing to do

Listening to Eric Cantor Yesterday Got Me Thinking...

Conservative Economists oppose Paul Ryan's budget, call for tax increases.

Wisconsin - Rail exec charged with illegal campaigning for Walker, others.

"People's Budget" from the Congressional Progressive Caucus

The Civil Rights Movement?

For anyone wondering who's in the new avatar photo in my posts

Hey, Dems! Remember Rostenkowski and Medicare?

Seven Killed in Minsk Rush-Hour Subway Explosion

Murdoch’s Attempt to End Phone Hacking Scandal Unlikely to Succeed

Jonathan Alter out at Newsweek

Cold Comfort: Poll: Barack Obama gets more credit in budget deal

President O, start representing the people who elected you and NOT the Fat Cats you love to praise

Anyone know if the GAB Wisconsin/Milwaukee news

Trump: Obama's Grandparents Put In The Birth Announcement To Get Benefits Like Welfare

I am Canadian now. I have some questions.

Perky 'Canada" Has Its Own Government and Laws

Perky 'Canada" Has Its Own Government and Laws

Have you seen this? "Message Matters" by mediamattersaction.org

Something you young DU whippersnappers should know--

I'm starting to think we need a Democratic Party escrow account.

Turns out I actually know one of them...

American Ghost Towns of the 21st Century

Traditional family values must have equal time on campus, (Texas) House says

Oh Boy- Boehner Wants More, More, More

Boehner says giving more snacks and naps to tea party crucial to getting a budget deal

My take on burqa bans:

Calls to "finally fix" Social Security happen as regularly as the tides

Pakistan Tells U.S. It Must Sharply Cut C.I.A. Activities - New York Times

Pakistan Tells U.S. It Must Sharply Cut C.I.A. Activities - New York Times

Logging In To DU On My iTouch.......

I would love to sell Obama a car.

Barak Obama on the shrink’s couch

Maine School District Giving Every 5 Year Old A Free iPad 2

The complete list of SNL's FoxNews "corrections" as posted by fellow DUer Staph ...

Palin finally goes birther.

A Lawsuit’s Unusual Question: Who Is a Man?

Toon: Budget Victory Tour

Teabaggers are coming to Harford county

Nature VS Nurture

What is the difference between teabaggers and freepers?

ALEC: Corporate America's Trojan Horse in the States

How is Egypt any less fucked than it was prior to the revolution there?

Democrat chastised for saying 'uterus' on House floor - a song ensues

Democrat chastised for saying 'uterus' on House floor - a song ensues

Congressman Mike Capunao D= MA has linked to the Krugman column on his fb page

Maine blogger files FOAA request to get names of ME legislators in ALEC & correspondence with ALEC

GOP Completely Fixes Economy By Canceling Funding For NPR

PONIES For Dems!!! CNN Poll Says They WON Budget Debate

When the HELL WILL THIS VIOLENT SPEECH STOP?!?!

Federal government approves 10th post-ban deep-water drilling project

Is there any new on WI ??? what time was it supposed to come on??

The face of teabaggery.

CEO Pay Up Big 2010, Not So Much For the Average Worker (I hope Obama is paying attention)

"The Case for Socialism"

I have fond memories of Oktjabrskaja....

Defaulting in the name of fiscal conservatism. . The Tea Party will kill America.

Radiation risks from Fukushima 'no longer negligible' - in Europe

Gov. (Rick) Scott's power grab goes after (FL) tourism

"Government has to tighten its belt, just like everyone does..."

Big Ed Schultz will be on Bill Mahr Show Friday night!

Ohio Lawmakers To Introduce Bill To Recall GOP Gov. John Kasich

This Week In Holy Crimes

Toon -- Diagnosing a Military-Industrial Complex

Michael Moore's Capitalism: A Love Story. Have you seen this?!

What Obama should have done

The Echoes of Ayn Rand in Paul Ryan's Budget Plan

Would it be possible to have a constitutional amendment

The austerity/budget cutting measures are not the outcome

Interesting Dilemma: Global farming in a post nuclear accident era.

The Earth's Destiny and Our Fates are Being Determined by Approximately 500 Wealthy Men...

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei arrested in latest government crackdown

snip> SO NOTHING WAS NEFARIOUS? Re: Wi. Election

Ecotopia mini-city to be built on toxic waste and landfill (Treasure Island, SF)

Conferece call TONIGHT on defending Medicare

WH: Obama regrets vote against raising debt limit

(Japan's) Offshore windmills weather crisis

Toon; Politics in a wingnutshell

Rider in budget deal prohibits the administratrion from shutting Gitmo

non-rhetorical questions and out of control abstraction

French debate moved to Wednesday over Habs game

Looking for Wal-Mart women

Democrat on Waukesh vote panel speaks out

Toddler served alcohol by mistake at Applebees, blood alcohol was 0.10

Letting us die vs. Killing us

Democratic observer at Waukesha county canvass was NOT told about "missing" votes.

Take Money From Defense, Subsidies, and Tax Cuts

Water is always a good choice to rehydrate after working out, but researchers suggest beer is better

Indiana Republicans move to take out Donnelly, shore up Young with redistricting proposal

Thermal Cameras Show Too Much?

Thermal Cameras Show Too Much?

Some Things Have To Be Allowed To Percolate

First of Japan Disaster Survivors Get Temporary Houses

The Effect On You and Me From A Debt Ceiling Clash In Washington

FLASH!!!!: Philly's Tastykake sold to Georgia Company....

HOW CIVIL WAR PHOTOGRAPHY CHANGED WAR

MLK on Obama's budget solutions:

U.N. expert "frustrated" with U.S. over WikiLeaks soldier

Pakistan Tells U.S. It Must Sharply Cut C.I.A. Activities

NO DOUBT!!! Ryan has given Obama free rein to grab the upper hand.

Mitt Romney is officially running for president

"Top library complaint: Story about same-sex penguin couple"

Is this a big haul? Because it sure does look like a big haul.

Israel Worried By 'Weakening' US

Drivers start to cut back on gas as prices rise

Someone please inform me of the last social revolution that was not the product of radicalism.

WI Election...If it goes to the Supreme Court w/ Prosser...does he have to recuse himself?

"How Do You Debate This?"

In Elaborate Prank, Oregon Lawmakers 'Rickroll' The State Legislature

A statement from the Dem observer who said "numbers jibed" at Nickolaus' press conference.

Dems. will introduce bill to allow voters to repeal and replace gov. officials in Ohio - including

Romney is in.

If you do not want the Tea Party Terrorists to win - this is what needs to happen.

Tea party org, Americans for Prosperity, launches campaign against bridge over Detroit River

this should scare the jeebus out of us all...

D.C. mayor arrested protesting budget restrictions - story w/pics

Hanami. Cherry Blossoms. Spring in Japan.

Witnesses: Accused gunman intentionally targeted 7-year-old

Somebody else try this and see if I'm going nuts.

Juveniles sentenced to adult prisons, If they want to change, will we let them?

Obama on Deficits ....Then and Now.

Unequal Protection: How Corporations Became "People"...

Michele Bachmann: A one-term president? Seriously?

Should Donald Trump and Sarah Palin run as a GOP presidential ticket?

U.N. diplomat is denied unmonitored meeting with WikiLeaks suspect

PBS is Doing aSpecial On Alexander Hamilton Tonite 10 p.m. EST

The Milwaukee DA and GAB were to have a joint news

The Dems strategy shifts between 2006 and 2010.

NHK News: Fukushima nuclear accident level raised from 5 to highest of 7

So it appears Fukushima will become a full exclusion zone, not unlike Chernobyl.

Wisconsin counties still finalizing Supreme Court votes

LBJ Won Utah

Private investment firms...

Strange Numbers from Waukesha and Milwaukee Counties (from Dkos)

GOP threatens to force America into default if Dems refuse major spending cuts

CNN home page again. Why are they against their own interests?

Catholic League NYT Ad: Priests Unfairly 'Singled Out' Over Sex Abuse Scandal

Glenn Beck claims only ‘hookers’ use Planned Parenthood

Alan Watts on why it's difficult to reconcile Western religion with democracy

other than Obama

Governor Walker to Give Congressional Testimony on Budget Reform

IF Obama call for cuts in Medicare and Social Security

The anatomy of a DU post

NY Times: Student Debt Mounts, Shifting Graduates’ Options

NY Times: Student Debt Mounts, Shifting Graduates’ Options

NY Times: Student Debt Mounts, Shifting Graduates’ Options

Major Walker contributor pleads to illegally funneling funds

Owned By The World’s Largest ‘Charity’ Organization To Dodge Taxes, IKEA Thwarts Union

My mother just got her Medicare enrollment paperwork.

Bill Press not a happy camper this a.m. The President caved and

D.C. Mayor, Council Members, arrested protesting budget deal that screws D.C.

Thom Hartmann ended interview early and dropped f bomb

Hundreds rally against Walker budget in West Allis, WI

I am over 50, and never joined AARP. It's time. They're going to need our support.

Why aren't Progressives Holding the Debt Ceiling Limit Hostage in Exchange

Thom Hartmann is a true Patriot, he's on FIRE today

IRS Funding Cut Days Before Report Shows $330 Billion In Uncollected Taxes

CA Democratic Party Progressive Caucus

Text messaging divorces soon to be illegal

Boonville IN man charged with firing gun at gun show, injuring two.

Most used words: Ads for boy toys - battle, power, heroes. Ads for girls toys - love, fun, magic

Confederate Flag Comes Down at Anderson County Courthouse

Less Boehner, More Weiner -love this poster-

U.S. appeals court OKs decision blocking Arizona immigration law

Amway settles gift card case - Amway gift cards? ... WTF is THAT?

Antiscience bill in Tennessee

Truthdigger of the Week: Joseph Stiglitz

Even if you are disappointed in Obama, isn't the SCOTUS enough reason to VOTE for him?

I finally found time to watch "Inside Job" yesterday...

Chicago school bans some lunches brought from home

Sweet Story for Today - Deer Protects Nesting Goose

The Daily Beast - "Boehner and Cantor: The GOP's Rivals for the Top"- Like Gingrich, Armey and DeLay

Anywhere to watch M$NBComcast online

Christian conservative strategy proposal: ‘Stop using the word gay’ (you just can't make this up!)

Bachmann stares down heckler in Iowa

Obama Appoints War Criminal McChrystal to Support Military Families, Sell Iraq War Extension

Bradley Manning case sparks UN criticism of US government

Quick......both eagles are on the nest.

Tax Cuts for the Rich on the Backs of the Middle Class; or, Paul Ryan Has Balls

Police officer in Texas pepper sprays a baby squirrel :(

Tomorrow starts the 9 days of anniversaries for some of the darkest days in America.

Someone give me the straight story: Is the Japanese meltdown affecting the US?

The World's Friendliest Countries

Fox News Finally Labels Sarah Palin Correctly...

Class Warfare: Bill Murray's speech from "Rushmore"

Chicago may drop ban on protests at religious services

I just re-upped my membership in the ACLU. Here's the website:

Civil disobedience means disobeying the law

Safes, cash wash up on Japan shores after tsunami

Safes, cash wash up on Japan shores after tsunami

Here's a quaint, novel idea about how to maybe counteract the greed and power etc....

My heretofore politically inactive brother in

Rachel Maddow compares Republicans to her whining Labrador!

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Mike's back

Information on the Budget Process

Maybe We Don't Need To Focus So Much On Obama And The Democratic Party In 2012...

If Obama meets the GOP even halfway on "deficit reduction" it could go seriously wrong.

Ed on the Ed Show just did a great segment on the Jobs Bikini Graph!

more about Gabby Giffords

Maine’s 1st Circuit judge to take senior status

It took TEN MINUTES for Minamisanriku to be swept away

Drug warriors in Colorado pushing to make pseudoephedrine prescription only.

American High-Tech Weapons Fail to Prevent Tragedy

JOB KILLING refusal to raise the debt ceiling

Sheriff: Girls robbed of $150 at lemonade stand

i find it just a bit odd...

Glenn Beck’s ‘dream’ presidential ticket: Allen West-Michele Bachmann

So either Social Security is either solvent or we have no debt. What am I missing?

Chomsky- Nuclear Power is 1 of 2 biggest threats to humankind

Japan to raise nuke accident severity level to 7 (The highest)

Why the Donald Trump Candidacy Should Be Taken Seriously

I am praying for Bachman, Palin or Trump!

Let's be serious about 2012 for a moment....

A Bad Deal: Budget Agreement Advances School Vouchers, Trashes Church-State Separation

A Bad Deal: Budget Agreement Advances School Vouchers, Trashes Church-State Separation

Fukushima Accident Assessment Officially Raised To Maximum, Level 7

Would the wealthy send their kids to ''teach to the test'' public schools?

"15 people working, for every 1 retired person". .... The myth.

How The U.S. Kills Civilians In Afghanistan

The GOP’s Medicare Privatization Plan Will Cost Seniors 14,770 A Year

The GOP’s Medicare Privatization Plan Will Cost Seniors 14,770 A Year

Superbugs Found in New Delhi’s Water and Sewage, and why it matters to USA.

Toon: Smashing Kittens

Joe Scar and Charles Blow go at it about cutting Medicare,Medicaid and SS..

Joe Scar and Charles Blow go at it about cutting Medicare,Medicaid and SS..

If not Obama, who?

More Pentagon Papers Donald Rumsfeld Doesn’t Want You to See

Is Wisconsin 'broke'? Answer is in the eye of the beholder, experts say

Caldicott "educates" Monbiot on nuclear safety and science.

WI Update 4:58 PM - Kennedy: Waukesha County investigation ongoing, but numbers appear to match up

"Keep Your Boehner Out Of My Vagina!"

Been a tough 2 days, and tough few weeks. Could use some good thoughts (and I caught some thieves )

As a registered dyed in the wool Democrat..... I want this

What Could We Do with a 2/3 Majority in Both Houses of Congress?

Libyan Rebel REJECTION of African Union peace mission sadly REFLECTS RACISTundercurrents

Japan Nuclear Disaster Caps Decades of Faked Reports, Accidents

50th Anniversary Celebration of Yuri Gagarin

Just got a call from the Obama campaign

Walgreens Corrects Fox & Friends: We Don't Offer Pap Smears

House progressives offer budget plan: Tax the rich, end the wars, slash oil subsidies, invest in job

Video shows unruly fan tased, clubbed by Pittsburgh police

House progressives offer budget plan:Tax the rich, end the wars, slash oil subsidies, invest in jobs

House progressives offer budget plan:Tax the rich, end the wars, slash oil subsidies, invest in jobs

ALEC is behind the introduction of "Parent Trigger" bills across the country.

Sick of the phrase "Nanny State"

Bachmann: Health care ruined deal

Don't buy the Hype. Obama will not announce cuts to Social Security or Medicare.

Michelle Bachmann burns up Iowa, decries gay marriage

"Hanging on by your fingernails" Prof. Michio Kaku on the nuclear disaster in Japan

If I were the GOP, and I wanted to win a few elections...

NPR pulls Planned Parenthood ads. Pandering to Republicans?

Would you like to blog about poverty, education, environmental issues.....

"I don't have to tell you things are bad."

Obama To Announce Cuts To Medicare, Medicaid & "Changes" to Social Security Wednesday

Washington, D.C.'s Mayor Arrested at Protest Against the Budget Compromise

Punching Hippies Might Feel Good, But...

This picture is just wrong on so many levels.

Alan Simpson was just on Tweety's show and he

"It's less important who you love than THAT you love."

"It's less important who you love than THAT you love."

Bachman, Trump, Palin are all sideshows. They have zip to do with who

The Chiquita Papers by Michael Evans (4-7-11 The National Security Archive)

The Chiquita Papers by Michael Evans (4-7-11 The National Security Archive)

Arsonist sets Jesus statue on fire

Radiation risks from Fukushima 'no longer negligible'

Did Obama Kneecap the 9/11 Suspects' Defense Lawyers?

Cat & Dolphin Snuggle (Cute Overload Warning)

Obama: "we also made sure that at the end of the day, this was a debate about spending cuts"

If you make $40,000 a year but spend $50,000

Donald Trump slams Bill Cosby as not 'honest'

Anatomy of an Afghan war tragedy

Anatomy of an Afghan war tragedy

The Price of the Divide on Libya

The Price of the Divide on Libya

Is media avoiding the word "meltdown?"

"massive taxpayer-funded student debt, with little hope of repayment"

Self check out at grocery stores - under 21 using it to get alcohol

House progressives offer budget plan: Tax the rich, end the wars, slash oil subsidies, invest in job

81% of Americans say tax the rich

Libyan Revolution Day 54

'Conscious Men' apologize to women for the last few 1000 years or so...

TEPCO: Radiation leak may exceed amount in Chernobyl accident

The War On Planned Parenthood Is A War On Poor Women

Ikea's U.S. factory churns out unhappy workers

US military spending has increased 81% since 2001, adjusted for inflation

37...the number of earthquakes 5.+ around the Pacific Ring THIS WEEK.

Once America built things .now we just stick our hands into each other’s pockets.

The Things I Wish Barack Obama Would Learn From Harry Truman

So what does everyone think about the French banning the burqa?

Obama Faces Criticism From Mentor Over Bradley Manning Treatment

Men in heels march for anti-rape message, "Walk a Mile in her Shoes"

Fukushima goes Chernobyl.

Skin Bleaching a Growing Concern in Jamaica

Drone Peers Into Tsunami-Devastated Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant (Dialup Warning - Pic Heavy)

Did Obama Lie? " both sides had to make tough decisions and give ground"

What Should Our Issue Be?

New nasty trojan that installs a hard to remove rootkit

Krugman: 'The President Is Missing'

Wisconsin Titanic: Criminal Probe Heading Scott Walker’s Way

Woman dead after cosmetic surgery done in back of a tile business

"Why don't you ask the people of the Soviet Union what they think of Communism?" Here is the answer.

The best one-paragraph summary of Obama disillusionment I've yet seen. . .

How to Build a Progressive Tea Party -- Good article

I just heard a number that I'd never heard before. Not a shock, not out of line.

What is a moderate? What is a centrist?

What is a moderate? What is a centrist?

3rd time an Applebee's has served a child alcohol

Fundraiser held at Dodger Stadium for Bryan Stow (Giants fan brutally beaten on opening day) - pics

Many on the left literally do not feel safe to proclaim they are liberals

Did the Aztec Empire practice colonial exploitation?

For those of you that don’t understand chess, here’s Pres Obama’s strategy.

Went for a walk in Stone Mountain Park yesterday, and came upon a bunch of civil war reenactors

Went for a walk in Stone Mountain Park yesterday, and came upon a bunch of civil war reenactors

And, in Wisconsin, the plot thickens...

up to 500,000 people have died because of Chernobyl and counting

Iodine 131 found in Hawaii milk at 6 times the federally allowed level. People are getting sick.

Henry Gross - "Shannon"

Like a boss

VIDEO: Jeff Beck & Imelda May perform The Shangri-Las' 1964 classic "(Remember) Walking In The Sand"

Sometimes I wonder what percentage of the world's population is younger than me.

The Guess Who - "No Time" (the "long version" from the album "Canned Wheat")

MEDICAL NEWS: They've created a "morning after" pill for guys!

Cat playing with dolphins

Any astronomy buffs here?

It's a great life

Brian Hyland - The Impressions' "Gypsy Woman" LIVE

I have JOB!

PICS & VIDEO: "A bazooka wrapped in bacon that shoots an entire sausage. Ain’t that ‘Merica."

I'll be the roundabout

ATTENTION! I am auctioning off this unpaired sock I found in my dryer.

ATTENTION: I am auctioning off my underwear

Why aren't we more outraged about men's underwear?

buddy the cow god has a request

It's National Public Safety Telecommunications Week!! Share your 911 stories

Hello -- looking for HELP!!! Again -- Evidently nobody home in compuer help ...

Ad in paper: Forklift Driver - MUST PASS DRUG TEST AND HAVE CLEAN CRIMINAL RECORD (except dui).

I know things can be different.

Furniture for bibliophiles

Not only does my ass fall asleep, NOW it can't remember what it did with the car keys.

This has got to be the funniest SNL Digital Short ever (and Helen Mirran is a good sport too)

The annual "trof's Marriage Anniversary Post". 42 years and counting.

I don't care what Orrex says,

I'm glad to be here today...

So, the stray female cat I've been nurturing back to health, and feeding regularly,

PHOTO: For MiddleFingerMom, the Junior Prom is just a blur, but rumor has it he owned the night...

PHOTO: For MiddleFingerMom, the Junior Prom is just a blur, but rumor has it he owned the night...

"My panties" is the phrase for today. Modify a thread title to include "my panties".

Check out this cool video of China.

Anyone good with laptops here? My Dell Inspiron has been randomly rebooting itself.

When doctors cancel appointments, they should have to pay a cancellation fee.

And now an alert from Liberal Veteran

I have JOB!

How many photos are in MFM's Phucking Photo shop account, because he broke it.

ATTENTION! I hate to let these go, but I'm auctioning off my TMI shorts!

EARWORM time! Ides of March featuring Jim Peterik - "Vehicle," LIVE 2007

PHUCK!!! PHUCK-PHUCK-PHUCK!!! PHUCK-PHUCK-PHUCK-PHUCK!!!!

The Bronx Zoo's cobra has a name now! It's Mia.

"God will never give you more than you can handle"

Find the kitteh

i didn't know my life lacked bluegrass covers of modest mouse until tonight

Is EVERYBODY READY for a KINKS REUNION?

What should I read next? Science fiction or non-fiction?

Koran-burning pastor Terry Jones going to France to wear a burka.

PHOTO: If there's a bustle in your bedsheets, don't be alarmed now...it's just...

PHOTO: Fickle cult members TORN between worship of John Boehner and Rod Stewart...

so me and the wife are divorcing

What does Paul Wolfowitz's comb taste like?

Qaddafi Agrees to Accept Cease-Fire Plan, Starts Talks

Berlusconi Shows up in Court in Tax Fraud Case

Japan warns of massive earthquake and volcanic explosion after the April 7 earthquake

Mapleton grateful for warning

Help! Need assistance with Outlook 2007.

Ugh, I need to have surgery for a hernia.

Greatest Star Trek captain

Egyptian Blogger Sentenced to Prison for Insulting Military

Gov. Jerry Brown pushes tax vote on GOP turf

I've been asleep for about 40 hours.

Experts: Wisconsin only ‘Republican broke’

Can anyone tell me what a duck squeezer is?

War in Afghanistan is destabilising Pakistan, says president

Obama to Put Taxes on Table in Spending Plan

China accuses US of human rights double standards

URGENT Ghaza: Arab League for a no-fly zone

Gordon Brown phone-hacking inquiry halted by civil service (more coverups by Murchoch's henchmen)

Gordon Brown phone-hacking inquiry halted by civil service (more coverups by Murchoch's henchmen)

Third tea party rally planned for Friday (Zanesville, OH)

American Ghost Towns of the 21st Century

Ohio Lawmakers To Introduce Bill To Recall GOP Gov. John Kasich

Anatomy of an Afghan war tragedy

France bans the burqa

Railroad executive charged with campaign law violations (WISCONSIN)

House progressives offer budget plan: Tax the rich, end the wars, slash oil subsidies, invest in job

Lawyer claims up to 7,000 may have had phones hacked (by Rupert Murdoch's news company)

Forces capture Ivory Coast strongman in bunker

Breaking: Ivory Coast dictator Gbagbo arrested by French special forces

Bachmann: Health care ruined deal

Leading California Democratic strategist Kam Kuwata dies

BP buys Gulf Coast millions in gear

Private records of 3.5 million people exposed by Texas

DC metro bomb plot: Farooque Ahmed jailed for 23 years

Number of New York City homeless reached record in 2010

Red River crests on North Dakota-Minnesota border

Judge Orders NFL, Players to Try Mediation Again

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Monday, April 11, 2011

Japan Targets Wider Area for Evacuation (unprepared to grapple with the longer-term implications)

Siemens, Areva end nuclear JV, legal spat goes on

Fed to stick with low rates, despite oil price rise

Fed to stick with low rates, despite oil price rise

Michelle Bachmann burns up Iowa, decries gay marriage

Suspect Arrested in Synagogue Bombing

The G8 legacy: buildings empty, Parliament misled

Democrat in Missouri to Oppose Health Care Law

Court won't lift stay on Arizona immigration law

Budget opponents look to future of Medicare, Medicaid

Ikea's U.S. factory churns out unhappy workers

Witnesses say an explosion has hit the subway system in the Belarusian capital

Witnesses say an explosion has hit the subway system in the Belarusian capital

Fukushima nuclear plant operator says a fire has broken out at the No. 4 reactor

Obama to kick off 2012 fundraising efforts in home base of Chicago

TEPCO issues temporary evacuation of Fukushima nuclear plant following 7.1 magnitude earthquake

Stop Libya from becoming new Somalia – Moussa Koussa

Magnitude 6.3 earthquake hits Chiba Prefecture, Japan

Righthaven drops suit against autistic blogger, warns other targets not to rest easy

Arizona Immigration Law Ruling Refuses To Lift Ban On Enforcing Major Aspects Of Measure

Halliburton Wins Iraq Drill Contract From ExxonMobil

Florida tourism gets a $30 million boost from BP

Facebook twins lose appeal deal-

Microsoft attacks Google over security

Many killed in Iraq attacks (At least 19)

AARP calls Iowa nuclear plant bill "bad public policy"

Who the hell goes to a tile store for cosmetic surgery?

Libyan rebels reject African Union cease-fire plan

AP: Olympian Carl Lewis to Run for NJ Senate

United Airlines turns 85, celebrates with old-school paint job

Bradley Manning case sparks UN criticism of US government

US elections: Mitt Romney announces candidacy

2 U.S. forces mistakenly killed by drone attack in Afghanistan

GOP Sen. Rand Paul to vote against budget deal

Barack Obama gets more credit in budget deal

Two planes collide while taxiing at JFK Airport

Ex-US college basketball players charged in game-fixing

Imelda Marcos ordered to repay stolen cash

Chicago school bans home-packed lunches

Give me a remedial/ end o'life Soylent Green type list of OPERA to listen to

College Loans Weigh Heavier on Graduates

Would like opinions on this - personal family stuff

New ChamberLeaks Presentation Emerges, Details More Plans To Sabotage Liberals

Drivers start to cut back on gas as prices rise

Laser gun fired from US navy ship

Pakistan Tells U.S. It Must Sharply Cut C.I.A. Activities

Farm subsidies face $30B hit under GOP budget plan

What do you think of Adele?

Three workers exposed to radiation at Nebraska nuclear plant

Magnitude 7.1 earthquake hits Fukushima

Trump Will ‘Probably’ Run as Independent If He Doesn’t Win GOP Nomination

Am I the oldest person here who has never married?

White House warns of debt 'Armageddon'

Obama’s new approach to deficit reduction to include spending on entitlements

Maine AG says mural removal is ‘government speech’

Microsoft Bing Controls 30% Of Search Market, Google Slowly Sinking

Applebee's sorry after tot served booze in sippy cup

Obama to draw sharp contrast with GOP over deficit

Japan may raise nuke accident severity level to highest 7 from 5

I don't know what to do with my asshole neighbor

BrightSource Energy closes financing for solar thermal power plant in California's Mojave Desert

D.C. mayor arrested at protest near Capitol

Fukushima raised to level 7 severity, same as Chernobyl

'Burqa ban' in France: housewife vows to face jail rather than submit

Help me win a KatKabin...

Senate alters, OKs immigration crackdown bill (Georgia)

Honduran police ignore rise in attacks on journalists, gays

Is Gone With the Wind racist?

tea party plan (toon)

Obama & Plouffe's brilliant masterstroke on the deficit reduction!

"Republican lawmakers sour on 2012 field"

Why did Obama choose to run as a Democrat in the first place?

Wacko Glenn Beck Says He’s Leaving Fox To “Target The Kids” Via The Internet

"A Bunch of Clowns"

Here's what the President can announce Wednesday night

More FOX NEWS bullshit on the birth certificate

Global military spending hits high

March Madness has passed, but The March Hare is still with us. Please come CAPTION Head Wreck!!!!

Required Reading for Obama

DUers on Twitter: petition @nbc to #saynotoracism & cancel @apprenticenbc

CNBC Poll: Would Donald Trump make a good CEO of the USA?

Limbaugh tells neo-cons to go after independents who plan to vote for Obama.

What about contracting with foreign countries to provide services to those on Medicare and Medicaid

In March, the EPA proposed first national standard for mercury pollution from power plants

President Obama meets Colorado Middle School

Taxpayers Still Paying For "Bridge to Nowhere"

Government by People Who Hate You

Pelosi Statement on Budget Agreement

Conservative Economists Criticize 'Off The Deep End' Republican Budget

Republican threatens Republican in New Hampshire (union related)

Manning, Obama and U.S. moral leadership

How President Obama won 2012 (post from the future)

Democrat..plain , brown bag type liberal Democrat;

Ezra Klein: Why Rep. Paul Ryan’s budget plan is so flawed

Birther Theories - I wish people would understand THEIR own citizenship is being questioned

Odds of Obama getting taxes raised on upper earners and their tax loopholes plugged?

Dear Speaker Boehner: Who's responsible for the 'Drivers of Our Debt?'

Singer John Legend: Trump your a RACIST

ha ha ha,, Trump is a clown (pic)

Must watch

Krugman: The President Is Missing

For a brief, fleeting moment, Mitt Romney was trending on Twitter...

Now What.. they question about Obama's head

Mobilize to End the War. On Social Security.

Who do you think will be the Republican nominee next year?

LOL I just read about the budget deal, HE IS PLAYING CHESS!

Government by People Who Hate You

Seems to me that the Republicans keep serving up nuttier and more bizarre candidates for Prez

Poll: Americans Strongly Support Budget Deal, And Credit Dems For Averting Shutdown

"Obama was able to reverse many of the cuts passed by House...Obama also repelled Repub moves to..."

If Howard Dean does not "primary" Barack Obama, will you still consider him a strong progressive?

Mike Malloy - Billions In Profit, Cero In Taxes

Libya update: AU leaders 'mobbed' in Benghazi

Politics and the Lords of Money

Reverend Payton's Big Damn Band - Everything's Raising

S02E10 - Stopping CFPB

Radiation increases continue across US

TDPS: Did Barack Obama Make a Deal to Kill the Public Option?

Rigging Yet Another Election

Arnie Gundersen: Demonstrates How Fukushima's Fuel Rods Melted and Shattered

Susan Sarandon — Mountaintop Removal: An American Tragedy

Glenn Beck & Sarah Palin - Live (REMIX)

Welcome Back, Governor LePage

Stiglitz: Time to Rethink Fixation on GDP?

Jim Cramer Says Secretary Made $400,000 /yr at Goldman Sachs

Normon Solomon: "You Can't Really Trust the Media"

RT - "Keiser Report' Bernanke Middle Class Murderer

Tad Daley Nuclear Weapon Abolitionist Speaks at International Forum - PART 1

Tad Daley Nuclear Weapon Abolitionist Speaks at International Forum - PART 2

solidarity shirt around Wi war hero statue

There Was a Time In This Country... Reverend Kiley delivers labor's invocation

GRITtv: Cornel West: Paul Ryan and Greed

GRITtv: Cornel West: Awakening Democracy in Madison

US human rights hypocrisy

Cody James (I'm From Wasilla, AK) - True Gay Stories

Barry McGuire - Eve of Destruction

Republicans Obsess about China but Ignore Education's role in Competition

TYT: Rep. Posey - ''Big Oil Should Pay No Taxes''

GRITtv: Frances Fox Piven: Obama and New Voters

Fox News Smears Romney, Then Blames Dems

Appeals Court Blocks AZ Immigration Law

MSNBC: Cenk - Rigged Game, Tax $ For Big Oil

Cornel West

TYT: Obama To Out-Republican GOP On Budget Cuts?

Government Shutdown! Crisis! Terror! wait, nevermind

EvelJustin: Paul Ryan's Media Rimjobs

TYT: Michael Savage Goes Off On Caller! Is He Mad About Ratings?

Who will it be, Congress? 16 Corporations or We the People?

CIA-Trained Airline Bomber Acquittal by Texas Jury

Nuclear Engineer Arnie Gundersen demonstrates How Fukushima's Fuel Rods Melted and Shattered

TYT: Obama Caves On Budget, Brags About It

George Monbiot vs. Dr. Helen Caldicott: A Debate on the Future of Nuclear Energy. Part 1 of 2

Blue Collar Comedy Tour - BIG DECK - starring Drew Carey

"Democracy's Gold Standard" - A Special Comment by Brad Friedman (in wake of WI debacle)

Alternative voting explained in a fun way.

China's Ghost Cities and Malls

be daste do javan azadandish (Koran Burned In Iran)

the Tea Party

University students film tsunami striking Nakatsugawa City

Lessons from the Great Hanshin earthquake

drumbeat from the weekend and today...

Retired US diplomat advances the cause of renewable energy in Barbados

Kuwait seeks to import Iraqi gas in Shell deal

Xpost GD: Caldicot "educates" Monbiot on nuclear safety.

From Ancient Giants, Finding New Life to Help the Planet

Discarded Plastic Bottles Put to New Use in Schools

Wealthy GOP Donor: Env. Regulators "Vindictive"; "Out Of Control" - And In PA, He's Now Their Boss

Study: Gas from ‘fracking’ worse than coal on climate

Japan expands evacuation areas around crippled nuclear plant

Japan Weighs Giving Nuclear Crisis Chernobyl-Level Rating

Excessive nitrogen harms the economy and environment – first Europe-wide assessment published

Some dairy farms in Fukushima resume milk shipment

Wave Disk Generator. The future of transportation?

Samsung Heavy Rises to Highest Since 2007 on $1.2 Billion LNG Ship Orders

Japan Raises Nuclear Accident Severity to Highest Level (7 = Chernobyl)

High times and energy consumption - the energy cost of growing weed.

Xpost fm GD: Raised to level 7 headed towards 8

SHOULD JAPAN CONTINUE WHALING DESPITE THE INTERNATIONAL OUTCRY?

How long will it take to stabilize Fukushima? #2

For those involved in the Green Energy profession, what would you advise a young person

Washington Post interview with DC Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton

Miami Herald: Scott: Learning on the job

4 ways we're still fighting the Civil War

The cost of war: A Marine veteran's suicide points to the heavy toll at home.

Blowin’ in the Idiot Wind

Why Evangelicals Enabled the Corporate Takeover of the Republican Party - Frank Schaeffer

Paychecks for top American executives are growing again

Medicare for Beginners

Guardian UK: How nuclear apologists mislead the world over radiation

Guardian UK: How nuclear apologists mislead the world over radiation

Karl Marx, part 2: How Marxism came to dominate socialist thinking

Bohner warns he's gonna start the fuze on the economy over debt ceiling

Nuke Plant license renewal? Diablo Canyon

“Biblical Slavery” For Non-Christians? Yes, Suggests Website of Mike Huckabee’s Favorite Historian D

Proof The Fix Is On: Election Decided Two Days Before Polls Open

Militarized Conservatism and the End(s) of Higher Education

Who Needs to Raise Debt Ceiling: Just LOWER the House Floor

Mario Cuomo Still Believes

Why isn’t Obama fighting Colombia’s dirty deal with Chavez?

The Most Dangerous Thing You'll Do All Day..Yahoo Health, Men's Health

Matt Taibbi on "young, prickish, over-coiffed, anal-retentive deficit Robespierre" Paul Ryan

Wisconsin Commoncause: " Count every vote"

Democrats Can Still Stop This Budget Tragedy

Adolf Eichmann wanted to return to Germany, historian claims

Science - "Unlikely" That 2C Goal Remains Attainable, No Matter What Happens Next

Chris Hedges: Why the United States Is Destroying Its Education System

Court determines that CCDW permit equivalent to FOID

Boonville IN man charged with firing gun at gun show, injuring two.

Some people have an irrational fear of firearms ...

Dallas Morning News Spreads Anti-Gun Disinformation

VA Cuccinelli says guns in churches are okay if they’re for self-defense

High-profile shootings fail to spur gun control

Racism rife in Bogota

Spain unlikely to take more political prisoners from Cuba after Friday, government says

Cuban journalist Fernández Saínz: I was a reporter in prison

Brazilian president arrives in China for state visit

Colombia and Venezuela sign 16 bilateral cooperation agreements

Venezuela's most populated areas suffer another major blackout

Police Brutality in Honduras

X-post "The Chiquita Papers by Michael Evans (4-7-11 The National Security Archive)"

Ending dark era, Cuba frees last jailed journalist

Honduran police ignore rise in attacks on journalists, gays

Former vice minister to jail over agriculture subsidy

Homophobia Is Not Kosher

House GOP to hold hearing on ‘defending marriage’

LGBT Stories: Wasilla Teen's Coming Out Results In Slashed Tires, Shouting Parents, Supportive Siste

Catholic Abuse? Blame Gays

Anti-gay Bush official sentenced to jail

Scientists speak out to discredit 'gay caveman' media reports

Uruguay to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

"Venezuela: Putting People First"

This Week In Holy Crimes

Should Christians be classified as members of a denomination of Judaism?

A. C. Grayling: “The Good Book: A Humanist Bible”

Manny Ramirez: A Retrospective

Dumb ass NBA fines Jay Z $50,000.00 for

MrCoffee's Top 5 MLS Goals - Week 4

Did anyone post about TSUN losing the college hockey championship game?

You want a closer for the Kentucky Derby?

Anyone catch the Pujols story on 60 Minutes last night?

Bonds jury ends second day without verdict

New Palestinian military groups surface in Gaza

U.S. Backs Down and Grants Visa to Omar Barghouti, Palestinian Advocate of Israel Boycott

Israel’s attorney general set to indict (Avigdor) Lieberman

Israeli inertia on peace may saddle state with old regrets

Czech reporters sue Israel over flotilla raid

Israeli Speaker Reuven Rivlin visits Tonga

If Assad falls, we will see all the region's alliances unravel

Congressional leaders slam efforts to demonize Israel

Awarta residents report daily IDF raids

Israel worried by 'weakening' US

Mississippi Republicans are against interracial marriage

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