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Archives: April 17, 2011

The movie "TOP GUN" - how it still resonates today & how it didn't

It's okay because she has black friends....

House GOP budget worries lawmakers (Hawaii)

Republicans need to follow the lead of Sarah Palin, she has valuable advice they need to hear

Apple Faces Lawsuit Over App Purchases, 'Child Exploitation'

Missouri bill limits lawsuits, awards against animal agriculture operations

House Democrats Say Hydraulic Fracturing Fluids Contain Toxic Ingredients

Just as a reminder, Bradley Manning is being tortured while Obama bails out

Brazilian Criticizes Wealthy Nations’ Policies

I know what is right, but I got one life

Hilarious Palin-related headline:

When is the new version of DU going to be up and running? Does anybody know?

Coachella LIVE on YouTube - Bright Eyes and Arcade Fire coming up

Amazing that this piece of website talks more about Ayn Rand than Neil Young

I watched too much TV when I was young (this is why I don't have a TV today)

It is really time to start taking our country back

Orange Crush: Obama

Legislation to give terminally ill Montana man opportunity to hunt antelope

Why don't liberals seize among fiscal conservatives?

If you don't know who Alvin Lee is, then I question you;.

Empathy & humanity in the face of adversity

What was with the temporary dividers protecting Palin?

Illinois could teach Ryan how to fix a budget

Palestinian PM hails UN ''birth certificate'' (UN endorsement of readiness to govern)

Monopoly and Competition in Twenty-First Century Capitalism

Breitbart spews lies in Madison, tells Wiconsin citizens to "go to hell".

Breitbart spews lies in Madison, tells Wiconsin citizens to "go to hell".

John Tanton - The Anti-Immigration Crusader

Total Nail from "Sicko":

EVERYONE MUST SEE THIS! Heartwarming!

Help me understand this:

Dilbert on offshoring

Brown rounds up support to stop GOP on Medicare

ZIng!

State fair vendor abused workers from Mexico

Let's get rid of the EPA! Carcinogens injected into gas wells, report says

couple of Ryan toons

Hazardous Chemicals and Known Carcinogens were Injected into Wells by Oil and Gas Service Companies

Candy Crowley is trying her best to minimize Anthony Weiner. Weiner needs to click on her. She is

More CAP clap trap on class size reduction; who are they trying to fool?

Committee Democrats Release New Report Detailing Hydraulic Fracturing Products

"The Taxman Cometh"

New climate change case headed to Supreme Court

who here has seen 'lifting the veil'?

"The Kennedys" on now on ReelZ. Heads up.

Students should fume over smoking ban (reg cigs/e-cigs/chewing/etc)

I see the smoking threads are making the rounds this morning...

Meet John TANTON, most powerful Unknown: anti-immigrant "centrist/Lib"

The Finnish Nationalist Party is posed to win today's general election

Arrested. Charged. Incarcerated. No investigation. No corroboration. No conclusive evidence

Your tax dollars at 'work'

Rep. Kucinich says 'Obama Libya war violates US constitution'

Shopping at Macy's and I run across a Donald Trump branded dress shirt----

Consider this...

Ukip (UK Indpendence Party) attracts anti-immigrant vote as polite alternative to BNP

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Is there a catalog of conservative factions somewhere?

DC Teachers Unions Protests The Washington Post

Pueblo attorney's push for nuclear plant draws a lot of heat

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Ben Stein just did a bit on CBS Sunday morning show against

Libertarian version of the New Testament

Dear Mr. CEO,

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Trump is being trumped today..

Ok, so Palin's crowd was a bit thin in Madison. Hey -- it was cold outside!

Metric Fan saves the band from Glenn Beck

Egyptian people forced Mubarak to resign. People of Wisconsin, are you gonna WAIT for months...

I have a friend who is a republican school teacher in Florida

Introducing new board game - Tea Party Monopoly

UNHCR:Poor countries bordering Libya, Ivory Coast and Somalia have taken in hundreds of thousands of

France blocks Italian trains carrying North African migrants

8 NATO Soldiers Killed Saturday in Afghanistan

Ironic That We Observe The 150th Anniversary Of Fort Sumter Being Fired Upon...

It is a right-wing strategy to define whatever position they hold as "center".

Goodbye, wolves

Van Jones: ‘While They’re Stuck On Stupid In DC, Your Generation Is Rising’

Trump's other (besides Roger STONE) campaigner, Michael COHEN

Only a Republican would think you can cut a foot off the top of a blanket,....

Oh, what the hell. (Pictorial essay)

Gang of Six’ in the Senate Seeking a Plan on Debt

Colbert vs. Kyl and spread of 'misinformation'

Raleigh, NC area tornado footage.

How CIA Spies Deal Death From The Skies

About that "present" vote by the Dems the other day...

Local CBS affiliate labels tea party members with "join or die" flags "patriots"

Michael Dell: The Making of an American Oligarch

Chernobyl exploded on April 26, 1986. By December of 86, it had been entombed.

"I hate New Jersey Nazis" - Blues Brother Jake

How come all the dead beats confiscating all the money don't have any money?

SUNDAY INFOGRAPHIC - "The Current State of Social Networks"

"Spillionaires": Profiteering in the Wake of the BP Oil Spill

Sarah Palin Bombs In Wisconsin

Just a reminder: Trump pals around with Terrarists rented a tent site to Gaddafi in his own backyard

Sorry Trump - "nobody actually likes you"

My grandparents'and great grandparents' generations were stupid

How should Congress vote?

Buffalo, NY: Move on Protester dragged onto private property and maced:

Genes from algae allow blind mice to see (Most excellent scientific discovery :0)

Death total for latest storm system at 40. These deaths, many of

New Teabagger approach: news outlets edited footage to falsely demonstrate that pro-Palin peeps were

Why on earth did hack Gregory have Greenspan on

"Racist, hatred, fear."

Why would you vote Republican to run government when they don't believe in it?

Auto Insurance Industry Ass Kissing Ad.. Oh Sorry... Story

The Truth About Paul Ryan-He has even made Atlas Shrugged required reading for his staff

The Truth About Paul Ryan-He has even made Atlas Shrugged required reading for his staff

Funny/interesting Dental Story on a dopey day...

Were there any aerial views of the Madison Teabagger rally yesterday?

Do you think the Pentagon has ever considered Wall Street a threat to national security?

Sunday Talk Shows and Trump

"ALEC saw a golden opportunity with the economic downturn of 2008 & the rise of tea party sentiments

LOL- Trump needs a running mate!

Spiritual Abuse? The "Prosperty Gospel"

Israel chief rabbi says Obama must free Pollard if he wants another term

Promise Keepers. What do you all remember about these people?

Mystery Illnesses Plague Louisiana Oil Spill Crews - Agence France-Presse

Vietnam Government Accused of Financing Forced Labor…in U.S.

Comrade Snyder looking to raid Michigan School Budget Surplus

Would you prefer a 1st or a 3rd Round Knock Out?

Go USA. we are #1 The United States imprisons 760 of every 100,000 citizens

Late Night Snack: Booing the Koch Puppet Palin in Wisconsin

Lowest bidder for lawn service rejected

S. Korea finds trace levels of radioactive particles in air

Another GOP Official Caught Forwarding Racist Obama Email

My Southern Strategy.

"Property Of Florida Legislature"

The Democratic Guide to Talking Points 101

A question about the addresses for videos from Youtube

Pics from yesterday's Tea & Counter Rally in Madison :)

Heads up! - Matt Taibbi coming up on CNN now - nt

The Conspirator - An Important Movie for Our Time...

Hillary meets the Empress in Tokyo.

"Super rich see federal taxes drop dramatically" (AP report)

Belly Dancing Sinks NYC Woman Dorothy McGurk's Disability Claim

"From now on, depressions will be scientifically created."

DU keeps eviscerating copyright trolls Righthaven.

Million Dollar Idea

Atlas Shrugged Pt. 1 opens to just under $1.7M on 300 US Screens

You Have Learned That

Trump lodges barking objection over deluxe golf resort

Trump lodges barking objection over deluxe golf resort

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Who is John Galt?.........A bomb

"You're not going to make a big deal about this are you?"

What the wealth gap and tax cuts are giving us - Mansions with secret rooms and elevators for cars

New York Times profile of anti-immigration activist John Tanton

Super rich see federal taxes drop dramatically

Winter Soldiers Outshine Sunshine Patriots as Palin's Madison Rally Is Overwhelmed by Protest Crowd

Dog the Bounty Hunter bails out Nicholas Cage

Well. Watched "The Kennedys" today. Well. Sharing a memory, from 1968.

Teabagging For Jesus: Religious Right To Team With Tea Party For 2012

Fundraising by GOP House freshmen off to slow start / more buyers remorse

Southern CA Republican allegedly sent offensive Obama email

GOP official defends Obama chimpanzee email; party leader calls it 'racist'

Rightwing candidates...

"Top Secret America" Washington Post Investigation Part 1 - Democracy NOW!(video) MUST WATCH!

Earthquake relief: Little people doing big things

Do things cost less now than in 1980?

Where would our leaders and party's stand on the political compass

Can we discuss predicted 8.0 quake in Japan?

US, Japan to Create Partnership to Rebuild After Disaster

California has borrowed $10.8 billion for jobless

Creator of premium support says Ryan has ‘vouchers, not premium support’

To Japan quake survivors, temporary homes feel like heaven

To Japan quake survivors, temporary homes feel like heaven

Who'da thunk it? Scott Walker has ties to the Koch's and the Tea Party.

Only one question for Donald Trump ...

D.C. voting rights proponents’ faith in Obama sinks

One Year Later: After BP Disaster, No Tight Regulation of Offshore Rigs

surge update: 8 NATO troops killed in one day in Afghanistan

Interesting post from Help the Hawaii Homeless.org

Lawyers, guns and money, but no jobs (North Carolina GOP)

Psssssssssst the eaglets are alone

Bankers,CEOs,Stockholders, and other titans of industry I have a request. Please Go Galt.

Judge Reveals Secret Righthaven Copyright Contract

Some objective MSM reporting of Tea Party rally

US Uncut: The New Movement against Austerity and Corporate Tax Cheats

Benton Harbor since April of 2010 has had an Emergency Financial Manager

A Cloudy Day...

Let's have a Sunday morning shout out for Ichingcarpenter

Let's have a Sunday morning shout out for Ichingcarpenter

radio station aired ethnic song parody: "30 Hmongs in a House"

X-post from DU: Photography Group

GOP Spreads Corporate Tax Disinformation, America Fights Back

Donald Trump is pretty shady re: Obama birth certificate

Shockwave-Generating Wave Discs Could Replace Internal Combustion Engines

Great video explanation of what's going on with the deficit

Yesterday, Brunch with the Girls Turned Political (again)

28-Year-Old Key to Offensive Against Internet Poker Sites

Ziggy Marley now at Coachella.

One Wisconsin Now exposes tax cheats. Guess who. Our old pal, randy Randy.

Teabillies: We’re not racist! We’re Amurikkkan!

US museums face financial woes, get more visitors

Paul Ryan made a surprising comment this morning on Face the Nation..

Republicans believe in "local control" & "small government" as much as they believe in. . .

Republicans Now Hiring Out of State Felons from Colorado to recall Senator Dave Hansen

Los Angeles Porn Industry Stonewalls Health Investigators

Hong Kong gets an unlikely hero

Pigs (Two Different Ones): The Brothers Who Pushed Walker's Union Bill Through The WI Legislature

Rainbow: Family shaken to the core (Japan)

New rules for Air Traffic controllers

This is what happens when you tickle a baby penguin

Huge Climate and Clean Energy Rally At White House Tomorrow

What the Founding Fathers Intended

Staff of Koch-funded Northwood University co-authored MI op-ed piece with ALEC task force director

Find a "Tax Day: Make Them Pay" event near you

The Bishop Formula 1 rotary valve engine banned by FIA in 2003, pity that.

How I View the American Crisis

Texas DUers: Gimme Shelter? There's an app for that!

Far too many questions regarding Waukesha County vote. Contact Holder and ask for an investigation

SO: our presidentals are going to be The Donald and Star JONES?!1 makes sense to ME!1

For a variety of reasons I don't wish to be the one responsible for the purchase of costly gasoline

How about this double bill: Atlas Shrugged / A Day Without a Mexican

Republicans Now Hiring Out of State Felons – Circulator Arrested in Crime Spree

Republicans Now Hiring Out of State Felons – Circulator Arrested in Crime Spree

If third-party votes gave us more progressive policies, you would not be complaining right now.

*Think* about it, Peeps!1 All we gotta do is brand TRUMP as the Star JONES. n/t

Fukushima Operator Lays Out Plan to Control Nuclear Plant

I am compiling data re. big box stores vs. locally owned stores. Does anyone have any good links?

cute little giraffe cam

Our Uhs And Ums May Help Children Learn Language

So Bill Oreilly is a moderate, the teabaggers have been added to the right wing and liberals are

Autographed e-books? There will soon be an app for that

Put out your OWN damn fires, Rick "John Galt" Perry!

Slow start raises concerns about the GOP in 2012 race

GOP Recycles Failed 1993 Talking Points on Taxes

Germans prepared for a Green chancellor, survey suggests

"No Notice" - Was the Waukesha Canvass Legal? - DailyKos

What is going on with American banking?

Need DU love, folks. The Webbys are up for voting and HuffPO is leading! in Pol. Blog catagory.

City develops dress code that bans cleavage in the workplace

Cheney is an evil fugg -Health care for military

Kiss My ASSessments: Tales of Testing from a former charter school teacher

Minority rule.

So I just downloaded Atlas Shrugged for my phone.

Here is another teabagger,,,

Any psychologists here? Do you think Donald Trump is a true sociopath?

I would like to know why .. the state gov't in MI

I was told to stop posting Alvin Lee post. I am sorry.

Why I think extra security for air transportation is not a good investment

Beware of Gangs...

Madison Tea Party: Palin Introduced by Breitbart Screaming 'Go To Hell!' (video)

Would we be better off if the Chinese or Indians started surpassing the US in medical advances?

NYC DUers.I have a geo question about N.Y.City. Can you help?

I wonder if the teabaggers think they'll get 70 virgins when they die?

Any progressive radio stations in Los Angeles? Best friend just saw Ed on

Just noticed a teabag 'friend' defriended me.

With shelters full, Salvation Army directing families to live in the woods

Madison Rally: 500 of them, 5000 of us!! Walker lies:There is NO Silent Majority (with Video)

#USUncut Flashmob #Protest Shuts Down #BP Gas Station

The White House Has Put Out A Calculator To See How Your Tax Dollars Are Being Spent...

States seek to link public assistance, drug testing

A must see film

Right Wing NeoCon Radio In The Dallas Area......

How Ayn Rand Ruined My Childhood -- Salon

One month on, debris fields barely dented (JAPAN)

Single pine tree a sign of hope amid devastation in Japanese city

Single pine tree a sign of hope amid devastation in Japanese city

TOON: Sunday's Doonesbury - "The Trump" (and You All Remember How Much Trudeau Likes Him... Right?)

Don't Cut Entitlements-Cut the Military

How to Save a Trillion Dollars

Which is worse?

nytimes: The New Republican Landscape

BRICS countries ditch US dollar for issuing credit

BRICS countries ditch US dollar for issuing credit

Is it normal for police/agents of the state to touch our private areas?

John Nichols, on Saturday's rally in Madison

And Now, for the Kill

Saw a book today, and it's funny . . .

Saw a book today, and it's funny . . .

New York City’s Deadly Game of Nuclear Roulette

Robin Williams nails Trump on CBS Sunday

Deval Patrick missed an opportunity to nail George Will. I think many people would have

Re financial martial law: a 2009 SC ruling that ALEC praised & was involved with makes it easier

FL in the news : Florida Senate Judiciary approves repeal of church state separation

Greenspan is going to lose his club access if he keeps this up

Ben Stein is a liar

Our Public Schools Are Churning Out Drones for the Corporate State (Chris Hedges)

"The United States has always maintained a white underclass .." Joe Baegent

KRUGMAN: Whenever there’s something the GOP doesn’t like-Heritage can be counted on...

To The American Media: Time To Face The Reality Of Election Rigging

To The American Media: Time To Face The Reality Of Election Rigging

Ohio senior senator Sherrod Brown is introducing a tax cut for working class families only

So why is it the Republicans have such a poor roster of candidates?

'Atlas Shrugged' Derails?

From Counterpunch: "What's Really Going on in Libya?" by Alexander Cockburn

Stop Blacking Out Progressive Protests

"the day abortion becomes an unquestionable right"

"During 7 of the 8 George W. Bush years-the IRS report on top 400 taxpayers labeled state secret"

I have seen "Atlas Shrugged." Ask me anything.

Big money goes toward our furry friends

Ebert: "Does Anyone Want to Be 'Well-Read'?"

CIA Sued For "Holding History Hostage" On Bay Of Pigs Invasion

Michigan Teachers Forced To Rely On Food Stamps

Robert Parry: How I View the American Crisis (4-17-11 Consortium News)

Funny picture of 3 GOP governors posted on Facebook

Barack Obama Is Now The Biggest Tax Cutter In American History

Safe injection sites for IV drug users work. They save lives. New study proves it.

Trump says he's "a much bigger businessman" than Romney...

FDA: "We have not been doing any testing."

Have you ever run out of gas? (Out of gas calls on the rise)

"I was gate-raped by my Government" - from Shannyn Moore

Air traffic controller scheduling changes coming

A fascinating comment about being lucky,in response to an interesting study about luck.

Genius.

Is it time to show up at every Tea Party Event? In huge numbers?

Are Stock Exchanges Unconstitutional?

MiddleFingerMom's response to Sarah Palin's Taxday Teabaggin' Address... & you can quote him on this

When PWB pays more taxes than G.E. we have a tax problem.

High Res Photos of Damage at Fukushima

Scott Adams (Dilbert creator) rant against women. Wow. Just wow

Spitzer to Eric Holder: Prosecute Goldman or Quit

I talked with a Tea Partier yesterday

Sarah Palin’s Tea Party Thugs Bully Two Women at WI Protest

Can we have a forum for coverage of local protests?

Stand Up for Women's Health

McDonald's McNuggets made with 'Silly Putty' chemical

McDonald's McNuggets made with 'Silly Putty' chemical

Do you designate $3 to the Presidential Election Campaign Fund?

I don't care how much a woman drinks. If she says "No," it's rape.

Could riding the bus fund your retirement?

Smokers Vs. Drinkers

Chevy Volt Owners Going 1000 Miles Before Refilling?

"18 years after Waco, Davidians believe Koresh was God"

Libyan Revolution Day 60

40 Days w/ no Alcohol

Mail Carrier Suspended for Defecating on Job

GREAT NEWS!! WI-Harsdorf Recall Effort Has 110% of Signatures Needed For Recall, Working Toward 125%

Patrick Stewart says he wants the option of assisted suicide when his time comes

ATLAS SHRIEKED: Ayn Rand's first love was a sadistic serial killer

Was life really that different prior to 9/11?

U.S. Ranks Dead Last In Overall Social Spending

Greg Mortenson and 60 Minutes...

A Tale of Two Babies by Sarah Palin. (MUCH more info and some pretty hard to ignore proof about the

Would being President change your world view? Did it change Obama's?

Can a person who is drunk consent to sex?

French Catholic extremist destroy famous Piss Christ

COMEDY! "Paul Ryan's Quest"

Rochester ed superintendent on Rahm's short list for CEO had no confidence vote by 2,713 to 140.

Sweet Home Alabama. Damn You.

Call Me Wesley's first ukulele music video (Caution: nekkid ukulele tushes)

SPAM, SPAM, SPAM, SPAM...

Favorite type of sex thread.

Favorite type of sex Fred.

Wanna go away for a long weekend? A short vacation? MFM is available to babysit your children.

ha ha - this one made me laugh. remember this oldie?

wind chimes or yappy rat dog?

Coachella LIVE on YouTube - Bright Eyes and Arcade Fire coming up

Badass cat

Number 1 song this date in 1966? Stay seated if you can (hint: Give me a little bass on those 88s).

Other little girls were happy playing as Dale Evans, but Li'l Skittles was happiest as Genghis Khan.

You never know when and where you'll need to have an emergency meeting.....

S'up, Dawg?

Now, from a clean slate, I will get to see what health care is like here

Fish stories:

Innocence:

I'm going to Dublin next week.

So I've decided to fall off the wagon and watch a tv show tonight.

Penguin tickling (Squee Warning!!)

Listening to Monster Ballads

Can anyone explain this paradox to me?

Psssssssssst the eaglets are alone

When the day is long and the night, the night is yours alone

To whomever anonymously gave me a star.

Just efiled my federal taxes for the first time

It took me a moment to realize just what made these earrings so cool.

Photographic evidence that Einstein eventually rounded down to the nearest digit:

Never make your move too soon

It's a great video, unless you are one of the three musicians wearing red

I can manage to keep my rational and thoughtful attitude

Advice needed for the terminally confrontation-phobic.

Remember the cars that the Wolf would always drive in those old Merrie Melodies cartoons?

Photograph sent to me from Japan

Ah, the sweet taste of kosher for Passover Coke

Just got back from a half-day pub crawl for a local theatre company.

Tell us about the most boring day you ever had. Give as much detail as possible.

Mom and dad eagle fighting over food

For those of you pining for the fjords of Football:

Fish Sticks or Thai Sticks?

cute little giraffe cam

Sick dog - ER vet or wait and see?

Well, I just watched the worst movie ever made.

This is what happens when you tickle a baby penguin

Tornado missed my mom's house and my little girl by about a 1/4 mile yesterday

Important user tip for Mac operators with scroll wheel mice

They're showing The Passion of the Christ. I can't BELIEVE how sick this movie is.

Have a job interview tomorrow...

I don't like it when people ask me

Funny/interesting Dental Story on a dopey day...

I found a tv show that ..always ..yes always makes me smile...

Other than the smile giving him away, how can you tell MFM is naked from the waist down?

Who, please tell me just WHO could be THIS damned evil?

Marvel Superheroes!!!

Children's book author Beverly Cleary, 95, looks back at Ramona

Brazilian Criticizes Wealthy Nations’ Policies

Anyone know a good online place to ask tax questions without spending a fortune?

Groundwater radiation level at nuke plant rises: TEPCO + Japan may move capital from Tokyo

I am going to quit smoking.

Etiquette Lesson #43: Eating Ice Cream Sandwiches --

This moment marks 9 years since my last cigarette.

Report: Michigan 'fairly' prepared for possible radiation emergency

State fair vendor abused workers from Mexico

Sri Lanka President Rajapaksa calls for UN report rally

D.C. voting rights proponents’ faith in Obama sinks

Pueblo attorney's push for nuclear plant draws a lot of heat

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Fuzzy Green Meat Edition

Spitzer to Eric Holder: Prosecute Goldman or Quit

Winter is Coming...

Wilson child killed in accidental shooting

Gang of Six’ in the Senate Seeking a Plan on Debt

From Stephen Fry to Hugh Grant: The rise of the celebrity activist

Question about those one-hour photo shacks in the seventies and eighties.

I feel like writing, but I don't have a topic

Egypt's ex-premier charged with corruption

Air controllers to get more rest between shifts

Trump lodges barking objection over deluxe golf resort

Winter Soldiers Outshine Sunshine Patriots as Palin's Madison Rally Is Overwhelmed by Protest Crowd

TEPCO aims to achieve 'cold shutdown' for reactors in 6-9 months

Ai Weiwei arrest protests at Chinese embassies worldwide

Mexico gang leader 'captured over killings'

Clinton visits Tokyo in show of support for Japan

2,000 protest Chernobyl benefit cuts in Ukraine

Storm's fury over 6 states leaves at least 40 dead

Steak Advice...Help!

What's your favorite appetizer?

Official: 5 troops killed in Afghanistan bombing are all Americans

2 dead in Iowa train crash

Defiant U.S. ambassador rebuked for faith-based writing asks to resign

Rescuers work through night to find Idaho miner

Raul Castro proposes term limits in Cuba

Nationalist True Finns make gains in Finland vote

Super rich see federal taxes drop dramatically

Rebels Flee Key Libyan Town

Salvadoran in Florida Faces Deportation for Torture

Two Britons shot dead during Florida holiday in notorious gang area (teen arrested)

Attorneys say new evidence shows fraud by Righthaven

U.S. is increasing nuclear power through uprating(Pushing Equipment beyond orig specs)

Bill to allow guns in Maine State House advances

Oil market oversupplied: Saudis

Hungary considers giving mothers extra votes

Facts about ALEC (American Legislative Exchange Council)

President Obama Issues “Signing Statement” Indicating He Won’t Abide by Provision in Budget Bill

The Empty Pulpit: The Obama Problem

The Buzz Blog: Pelosi comes to Orlando, Florida tomorrow to bash GOP plan to overhaul Medicare

Greenwald: Obama v. Obama on signing statements

I have not posted for a while....been underground for a while.

WAPO: Pelosi Loses Her Spot at the Helm

why the post-9/11 generation is in favor of gruesome interrogation techniques

Right Wing Friend: "The GOP candidate should refuse to debate Obama!"

"It's almost like trying to negotiate with a suicide bomber."

Let’s Not Be Civil, By PAUL KRUGMAN

Barack Obama: White House technology '30 years behind'

Racist Orange County Republican Email: President Obama and His Parents Are Apes

Pelosi names two to Biden debt talks

Sarah Palin Tea Party Appearance Announced on Vicki McKenna Radio Show 4/14

Mike Malloy - Nasty Little Narrow Republicans

Radiation Poisoning at Fukushima

sans freedom

African Drum and Dance Circle - Power Shift 2011 - Clean Energy Summit - JTMP.ORG

What Was Cut In The 2011 Budget Deal? 4/11/11

Sarah Palin gets a boo in Madison

Marijuana will ruin your life.

Keith Olbermann-The First Guess: Glenn Beck

Sarah Palin in Madison 4/16/11

Mike Malloy - Bet Your Ass Is Class Warfare

Mike Malloy - Every Single Republican Is A Liar

Horses of War Celebrated - Amazing Puppetry & Story

Mark Fiore animation, "Pretty Please"

The US, Gulf Kings and Brutal Repression in Bahrain

Offshore tax havens: the way Wall Street rulez the world!

Power Shift 2011' Van Jones Guest Speaker

TDPS: Insane anti-gay bill says teachers can't say or refer to homosexuality, gays, lesbians...

Madison Tea Party April 16th - Vuvuzela Edition

Bill McKibben at Power Shift 2011 - Clean Energy Summit - WWW.JTMP.ORG

Frenchman living in Tokyo: Update on Fukushima (with Emotion)

Mad as Hell in America with Adam Klugman-Cat's Uterus', LLC!

Austerity Is the Last Thing You Want During A Recession

Rep. Markey speaks on the GOP budget proposal to dismantle Medicare

Eat THIS, Andy: Palin, Breitbart booed by 3,000 pro-labor supporters at teabagger event

Ron Paul : Lying is Not Patriotic

Song A Day #833: Wall Street Wives (+ link to Matt Taibbi article)

NASAleaks ("Comet" Elenin)

US Uncut "Pay Up!" Flashmob at Bank of America 4/15/11

Mark Fiore animation, "New Nation"

Frenchman in Tokyo: Previous Update - April 14

Worst Persons of the Day for April 13, 2011 Keith Olbermann

Reid Report: Bradley Manning's Father says his son looks good

Matt Taibbi on a Government "Shadow Budget" that benefits Wall Street

Andrew Breitbart and Sarah Palin in Madison with Real Full Audio of Protesters

Governor asks feds to declare Texas a disaster area due to wildfires

TEPCO Aims for 'Cold Shutdown' Within Nine Months

At least 6500 spills, leaks, fires or explosions at wells and pipelines nationwide in 2010

Nine-Month Plan Is Set for Crippled Japan Nuclear Plant

Gov't OKs raw milk shipments from another 25 Fukushima municipalities

Maine's nationally recognized recreational water route generated $1.75 million a year

Robots Enter Fukushima Reactor Building for First Time

Reminder: John Holdren: "The most important environmental liability of nuclear fission is..."

Anti-nuke protesters walk from Indian Point to Vermont Yankee

Arctic coasts on the retreat - International studies describe current state of the Arctic coasts

The Chair of FERC is the point of the spear for grid reliability.

Nationwide study finds U.S. meat and poultry is widely contaminated — Multi-drug-resistant Staph…

NRL Scientists Demonstrate Novel Ionic Liquid Batteries

Peru’s Less-Than-Benign Environmental Policy

Wiki Graph of US/China/France/UK/Russia Military Spending

The Cost of a Convenient Store

Cryogenic energy storage plant could provide valuable back-up

Sunday Funnies: Best Political Cartoons of the Week

PNM Is Not Your Friend

FDA claims no need to test Pacific fish for radioactivity

Work under way for transfer of contaminated water

Tornado Cuts Power to Surry Nuclear Plant (Virginia)

Japan, Oil and the Fragility of Globalization

This is how the ruling (Repug) class rules.- Walker and Republicans Go Over the Heads of the People

Palin’s road show fizzles in Wisconsin

Radioactive Lanthanum, Usually Lead-Shielded in Labs, detected in Japan's Air

As in 1984, we need the courage to raise taxes

Representative Raul Grijalva: A Congressman that Stands with Us

Super rich see federal taxes drop dramatically (down 35% since 1992)

Patriots' Day, April 19 - 'Concord Hymn' (R. W. Emerson)

Ryan Deficit Reduction Plan (bykilling Medicare & Medicaid) would more than double beneficiary costs

Why are Republicans so down on America?

Guest Post: Why Should U.S. Taxpayers Subsidize the Sale of the F-35?

CNN: "Human resources are dumb as a box of hammers. They need everything spelled out."

Trump Tells Candy Crowley What He'd 'Take' From Each Nation

Victor Toro, Tortured in Chile, Fights Deportation

From Stephen Fry to Hugh Grant: The rise of the celebrity activist

Cut Limbaugh and Hannity By Ralph Nader

Offshore Banking and Tax Havens Have Become Heart of Global Economy

Shock employment figures: Fewer than 46% of Americans have jobs

Congressman Wants Citizens of ALL Religions to Reflect on the Ten Commandments (Redux)

Obama v. Obama on signing statements

Investigation throws "Three Cups of Tea" author Greg Mortenson's charity work into doubt

Dr. Inferno: Staggering Drop in Global Temperature!

Are Arizona's gun laws too lax?

A gun permit - and a medical marijuana card

ACTION cancels gun show protest due to ‘threats’

Man, 83, Shoots Burglar, Holds Accomplices at Gunpoint.

"Happiness is a Worn Gun".....a really balanced article about CCW from a writer for Harpers....

Anti-gun "activist" loses his mind....

Texas officials want their own gun rights - rights that wouldn't be extended to other citizens.

Gotcha! GetEqual ambushes Maggie Gallagher, gives her Bigotry Award

Something I have wanted to say to you all for awhile

Modern Passover Seder Songs (United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism)

What Do You Believe? Nick News with Linda Ellerbee...

RAY ALLEN!!!!

Why Marge Schott should be in the Hall Of Fame

There is no better player in the NBA than Derrick Rose

"Baseball is (now) just another game without its history."

NBA History Made Today

Timmy Lincecum will be a mile high tomorrow.

Honduras: Human RightsNahúm Palacios, journalist, assassinated

Travel with Rick Steves: Jim Wallis explains to Rick the work he was doing

Peruvian presidential election results electoral map - comentators argue battle shifts to Lima

Uribe and Santos exchange snides

Raul Castro proposes term limits in Cuba

World's richest man to invest $1.5 bn in Argentina

Victor Toro, Tortured in Chile, Fights Deportation

Peru’s Less-Than-Benign Environmental Policy

Colombia rejects human rights blacklisting

Salvadoran in Florida Faces Deportation for Torture

Two teens from West Bank village arrested over Itamar massacre

Jewish groups debate ways to thwart U.N. recognition of 'Palestine'

Israeli teenager dies from bus attack injuries

Thomas, Walt-Mearsheimer to address ‘Move Over AIPAC’ conference

Helen Thomas to address anti-Israel protests during Netanyahu's visit to U.S.

A Palestinian 'gift' for Passover - Official Palestinian promotion of terrorism

Report: Israel chief rabbi says Obama must free Pollard if he wants another term

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