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Archives: April 18, 2011

Big box prospect generates concerns in Upper St. Clair(Pa)!

We love Alvin Lee more than Bradly Manning

Saudi protests against Bahrain invasion, repression

Sightseeing boat still perched atop Iwate hostel roof

Zoe Lofgren calls on Obama to end deportations of same-sex partners

The bipartisan gang of six may recommend changes to Social Security as part of its deficit-reduction

Clay W. Hunt, veterans’ advocate, dead of self-inflicted wound

I've wrapped around like a game of Mrs. Pacman and now I like the Ayn Rand threads again.

270,000 vehicles hit by tsunami in 3 prefectures.

I shared this with the lounge, will share with you as well..

A man is beaten half to death because he's a Giants fan.

Madison Tax Mystery - To be solved on the Square Today !!!!

Are we talking politics here, or the natural world?

Are we talking politics here, or the natural world?

NATOrious Ops: 'Libyan rumble echoes in China' RT (Video)

Toon: Cutting out the middleman

Toon: Cutting out the middleman


ABC just showed a bit on Trump bragging about his net worth to Candy Crowley

Congress Deals Patent Office another setback

The real Death Panels

Simon Johnson: "We Have Done Nothing That Will Prevent This From Happening Again"

Beshear (D) Holds Double-Digit Lead in Kentucky

Halliburton Profit More Than Doubles

‘Atlas Shrugged’ Earns $1.7 Million at Weekend Box Office

"The Markets" betting on a Greek default

Facebook poll: Does Barack Obama deserve a second term as President?

Growing Inflation of Absurd Discourse

Why is Ed Rendell a talking head on Morning Blow? nt

Texas Governor, Rick "Secede" Perry asks for federal government assistance

Facebook Pole:

Facebook Pole:

Introducing an idiot...

Wow--- a genuine Birther thread lives on DU.

Geiger counters ineffective for checking food, water

Outside Company to run the operations of a Public High School in Ohio

The birther thing is funny, but I wish Obama would release the original certificate and be done with

Toon: So we had to trim our expectations back a bit...

Our deepest concerns for all who have suffered through the horrendous storms that

Haysoos Christos!! I've seen enought threads Atlas Shrugged.

The effort to stop global warming is a diversion from the truth

Gawker put future Dem candidate, Ricardo SANCHEZ, in the "PoliDICKS" category

Milwaukee County seeks deeper cuts from Union

What's the difference between Donald Trump and you declaring bankruptcy?

Here is a sad graphic...

not necessarily "factual"...Donald Trump's Mexican Birth Certificate

the truth in pretty colors

Rich Republicans Are Dumber Than I Thought Regarding Taxes

Time for a U.S. Revolution – Fifteen Reasons

The 2012 election will be a referendum on the ryan plan verses the Democrats /nt

Special Report: Honduran Teachers Get Shock Treatment~Naomi Klein~(TheRealnews`Video)

Special Report: Honduran Teachers Get Shock Treatment~Naomi Klein~(TheRealnews`Video)

Tax Day: Make Them Pay

How do we reform the financial system without first...

Tin foil hat time! By by statehood, hello corporate owned states!

Tin foil hat time! By by statehood, hello corporate owned states!

6 Pupils Killed in Crane Truck Accident in Japan

Facebook Deletes Page Organizing an Anti-Homophobia Protest, for Tame Stock Photo of Men Kissing.

Chris Hedges: "Life is not only about us. We can never have justice until our neighbor has justice.

On climate change, the GOP is lost in never-never land (of course)

The US needs to cut military spending, not social spending.

Iran accuses Siemens over Stuxnet virus attack

Why do some people love to see others get punished? Most right-wingers

IRS Completed Only 13 High Wealth Audits in 18 Months

Corrupt ratings agency S&P pushing for GOP-style austerity policies

REPORT: In 12 Years, Income For Richest 400 Americans Quadruples, Tax Rate Nearly Halved

Hey New Yorkers - I know this story will break your heart but I hope you will all be ok....

A great description of capitalism from the novel "Stone's Fall"

Is this what the Republicans are after - S&P cuts US outlook

Gas in 6 states, nation's capital tops $4 a gallon

Beck on the move: selling CT house and leaving NY

Language at risk of dying out – the last two speakers aren't talking

Activists save dogs from cooking pot

Got a buck to send M Night Shyamalan to film school?

Alternet: Walker raises taxes, fees on poor

Someone may unrec this but the First Lady & Dr. Biden are on The View now.

Michele O. just opined on "The View" that "no one wants war."

This is a test post. I haven't been able to open a thread since Friday.

Is today the last day Kloppenburg has to request a recount? n/t

Google offered to block FoxNews results for me this morning!

this seems appropriate on tax day

Out Of Congress, Grayson Still Outraising GOP Congressman

What’s Donald Trump really after?

Club for Growth slams Trump as 'tax-hiking liberal'

Gaming Our Own Asses (Kunstler)

For tax day, I'm adding something to my sig:

Toon: The Republican Field

Prominent Experts to Examine Bush Presidency - CSPAN to record 2 day conference

Meg Whitman: GOP needs to grow up on immigration

Needed: A Better Ruling Class -- Dionne

Report: Up To 400 NYPD Officers May Be Charged With Fixing Tickets

As Yemenis Run Low On Gas And Food, Revolution Could Take Off

The Pat-Down Is Only the Beginning

Donald Trump Responds To Karl Rove’s ‘Cheap Shot’: He And Bush ‘Gave Us Obama’

somebody with photoshop skills should do a bald Donald Trump

somebody with photoshop skills should do a bald Donald Trump

Yahoo Extends Data Retention From 90 Days To 18 Months (to give users a "more robust experience")...

Self-deleted by member

I'm waiting for the GOP-led House to pass a bill allowing for

NASA uploads library of space images online

The real tax cheats

Like a modern-day Moses out of Egypt, a Connecticut visionary packs up his blackboards

Like a modern-day Moses out of Egypt, a Connecticut visionary packs up his blackboards

The Top 10 Tax Breaks -- And How They Help The Wealthy The Most

The bluer the Oregon county, the lower the gay-teen suicide rate

The few, the proud, the filthy rich

Ex-Sarah Palin aide writing ‘chilling’ tell-all book

Caterpillar CEO sees compensation quadruple

Regulation ins unAmerican!!! Umm. No it isn't, idiot T-baggers.

It's time to 'rebrand'......

Time to make up bumperstickers to send to our reps

HOLY COW...Is this TRUE?

Insider Sniping and Turnover at Bank of America by John Carney (4-18-11 CNBC)

Pay your taxes? These 10 Corporate Tax Dodgers didn't . . .

I think Sheen and Cage should do a tour together

Tax Day: Are you paying or getting a refund?

Racist Orange County Republican Email ... it gets worse

Anybody watching Doonesbury's take on Donald Trump?

What is so great about Comb-over King, Trump?

Job training programs cut in budget deal

Sarah Palin: The Koch Brother’s Union Maid

End the Silence March and Rally in Benton Harbor, MI

Cursing makes you feel better when hurt: study

Atlas shrugged getting freeped on Rotten Tomatoes

Republicans, Obama Leave Room to Negotiate on Social Security

Republicans, Obama Leave Room to Negotiate on Social Security

Just watched "Inside Job" .......we didn't get any change with

World Bank President Sounds a Warning

Mike Keefe wins the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning

Mike Keefe wins the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning

Activists wield Disabilities Act in fight for smoke-free casinos

Solar power without solar cells: A hidden magnetic effect of light could make it possible

What is the difference between sedition and treason??

Frank Bailey's book re his time as SP's right-hand man due to be released May 24

Don't you think the film version of Atlas Shrugged will just confuse the tea baggers and freeps?

What does a Republican stand for??

Democrats court Ricardo Sanchez for Texas Senate seat

NRC: US Nuclear Regulator a Policeman or Salesman?

Next generation supercomputing....greatly underfunded by US government

racists now have a dedicated political party

"Rotten Tomato" reviews in for "Atlas Shrugged"

Freeper "AlexW" rips the LID off of "the really dark and filthu underbelly of America"

Gaddafi’s Tripoli lives under pall of fear

A brief meeting in the American workplace...

Roger Ailes Caught Spying on the Reporters at His Small-Town Newspaper

This Modern World Toon

Donald Trump Loves Eminent Domain Laws. Will TeaBirchers Denounce Him?

Kingdom Con 2011

Two new articles on Professor William Cronon:

Righthaven’s Secret Contract Revealed: Will Its Strategy Collapse?

Man Bursts Into Flames at San Francisco Sex Shop

Back Zack!: Louisianians Should Support High School Senior’s Science Project

UK Minstry of Defence: Unmanned aircraft are moving us towards a 'Terminator-like' world

Banks May Get Easier Path To Foreclosures in Tennessee

Iran Equips Army with New Air Defense, Cruise Missiles

10 Worst Industries for Women

The return to tribalism in the USA. 21st century style

''You know, in the old days … when you have a war and you win, that nation's yours."

Endangered Destinations: See them before they are gone

Hudson Wisconsin with “big news” about the Sheila Harsdorf Recall effort @6:00pm CST today.

Borders execs to get big bonuses after laying off 6,000

The Obamas released their tax info today

The audience shrugged

125 Paterson, NJ police officers laid off, Guardian Angels invited to patrol the city - story w/pics

Teens (gay or straight) more likely to attempt suicide in conservative towns

Odd drug commercials

How do trees communicate?

I actually heard this one the AP radio news this morning.

Toon: How Supply-Side Economics Works

A letter from an Eau Claire County Board member to Walkerite Rep. Petryk

trump is a television personality

I wonder how Hispanic republicans are feeling about all the birther stuff

shizzam!!! Pentagon Inquiry Into Article Clears McChrystal and Aides

Britefart and Palin boo'ed in Wisconsin. BriteFart tells crowd to "go to hell"

The Rude Pundit - BP Oil Spill One Year Later (Part 1): It's About Working People

Wis. Dems file recall petition for 3rd GOP senator

Govt may let evacuees return when plant stabilizes

National Labor Fight Back Conference at Kent State University, June 24-26

Anyone else see the 'Orange Pride', Hooters restaurant recruitment commericial?

Atlas Shrugged Part 1 tanked at the box office

Question: Do you feel that electoral politics still offers any hope of solutions?

Cantwell, Murray to Feds: Curb oil speculators

Sorry, Randroids...

Dupe~please delete

Nancy Pelosi takes on GOP budget, Medicare reform in Orlando

Loss-staggered school reopens (JAPAN)

Some Context on MI’s Emergency Financial Manager Law - EmptyWheel

Entergy Sues Vermont, Seeking Longer Life for Nuclear Reactor

So, which entitlement definition are they using?

Wisconsin: Prosser ahead by 7316 votes in final canvass

Pizza Time!

Flags show fishing communities resolve to rebuild (JAPAN)

Activists save dogs from cooking pot (many were stolen pets) :0(

The Science of Why We Don't Believe Science - Mother Jones

The Top Ten Exemptions for the Wealthy and All of America

Federal practices hamper study of Gulf dolphin deaths

Top Marginal Tax Rates 1916-2010 - VisualizingEconomics

Lawsuit: Kasich's JobsOhio board unconstitutional

Thank You "THE Donald the Trump"

David Korten: The world we must create in order to survive is also the vision that unites us

Mail a Million Panties to John Boehner to Protest the GOP Assault on Planned Parenthood and Women

Ame ni mo Makezu (Strong in the rain)

Without unions, the American way of life would be more difficult

Osama Bin Laden puts out a new tape...

Is Trump Scamming The RepubliCON Party?

what happened with Anonymous outing of BOA?

Glenn Beck Implies He’s Leaving Fox News Because The Audience Is Older

William Donald Schaefer, former Baltimore Mayor and Former MD governor passed away at 6.30 pm

Duke lacrosse accuser indicted for murder ...

Hey Sarah, about that last kid?

One Wisconsin Now files open records request to anti-working family Senators

Speaker Boehner hires attorney/firm with TAXPAYERS' money that charges $460 to $900 'per hour'

Speaker Boehner hires attorney/firm with TAXPAYERS' money that charges $460 to $900 'per hour'

Ohioans are spending $387.65 a day to support Kasich’s plane habit

Who's Happier: Europeans or Americans?

I get it now, Gov. Snyder will only take over poor, black cities.

I just got pissed with a Teabagger. (warning rude)

I just got pissed with a Teabagger. (warning rude)

Molotov Cocktail Thrown Into Burger King Drive-Thru Window In Chicago

Governor’s Lawyer Misled Florida Supreme Court in High-Speed Rail Case

Fuck Donald Trump.

Julian Assange given extradition appeal hearing date

Republicans like Republican presidents to stand strong on a point and not compromise.

Someone explain to me this obsessive hatred by the Reichwing against the poor?

Boehner Bucks Tradition, Punts on Capitol Cinco De Mayo Event

Borders execs to get big bonuses after laying off 6,000

Why Does Chris Matthews Feel The Need To Have A Final Word Segment...

The problem with poor Republicants

ASU, my school, has built the largest university solar power system in the country.

Are orange people mentally deficient?

Well isn't this slick -- is this new?

Not Intended To Be A Factual Statement

$19 Billion Weather Gamble~Weather Hedge Funds~WPVRadio~Video~ UNREAL! Weather Modification?

Socialist' charge stricken from record

Secret memos expose link between oil firms and invasion of Iraq

Boehner Hires Private Lawyer to Take DOMA Cases

The Teabaggers are forcing the GOP to move further and further right.

"We will over comb"

The 'Gang(sters) of Six' may attempt to mug Social Security

Sand sculpture created to honor space shuttles - w/pic

Sand sculpture created to honor space shuttles - w/pic

U.S. says not trying to undermine Syrian government

Why do Republicans hate our troops?

Badger Herald: Dems find discrepancies in past Waukesha County votes

Chuck Norris To Protect America From Sharia Law Invasion

Serendipitous juxtaposition?

"Then Everything Changed:" Alternate History (JFK, RFK, Reagan...) What if you could change history?

Legal Drama Over Gulf Oil Spill Could Last Years

Cerabino: GOP hijacker Trump no apprentice at pretending

For union families, a loss of value beyond bank accounts -Washington Post

For union families, a loss of value beyond bank accounts -Washington Post

Benton Harbor EFM Suspends City Commission Voting Powers

5 Myths About the Information Age

Lawrence O'Donnell will be discussing Walker's financial martial law plan next

Sarah Palin's EPIC FAIL in Madison Wisconsin on Friday

MO's "Teacher Continuing Contract Act" is "a nightmarish Dickensian and ALEC vision"

What if Obama Fired State Governments, As GOP Governor Snyder Can Do to Cities in Michigan?

Sarah Palin: The Koch Brothers' Union Maid

Lawrence O'Donnell just said that Jan Brewer vetoed the birther bill.

Guardian UK : BP officials tried to influence scientists; White House clashed with NOAA,EPA on spill

I don't think it's fair that the Koch brothers are in the toilet paper business...

Even the county Sheriff uses meth

Does anyone know what Gov Brewer thinks of the birther bill?

In 12 Years, Income For Richest 400 Americans Quadruples, Tax Rate Nearly Halved - ThinkProgress


Robots throw doubt on 'road map' to control Fukushima crisis

Protesters Use Tax Deadline To Call On Corporations To Pay More (Tax the Rich Shuffle)

DoD Report Says McChrystal Profile Inaccurate, Rolling Stone Responds

Republican Legislative Gains Tug Nation To Right - BostonHerald/AP

Conservatives should just admit something.

So Brewer Vetoed the Birther Bill

A new twist in our decline in education.

MSNBC: Gov. Jan Brewer just vetoed the birther bill in Arizona

Atlas Shrugged makes 1.7 million for weekend

School Custodians Earn More Than Teachers

So my oldest son had his first little league practice last night.

THE PULITZERS: for Editorial Cartooning

Natural disasters and Republican hypocrisy.

The unbearable lightness of cuteness...PUPPIES!

Recall Petitions Being Filed Against Third Wis. GOP State Senator

Judge Roy "Ten Commandments monument" Moore forms explor - com for Prez run.

What're my chances for communicating with Senator Patty MURPHY abt BIG screw up?!1

Check out what happened to a foreclosure attorney in Phoenix.

Pakistan Urges U.S. To Stop Drone Missile Strikes....

The tea party has peaked - please tell the beltway press

10 Epic Failures of the Bush Tax Cuts

One Wisconsin Now files open records request to anti-working family Senators

Kansas Gov really is stupid taking us back to the stage coach days

Arizona Gov vetoed bill requiring President Obama to prove Citizenship

US: Uncut

OMFG Trump is now going after

Jan Brewer's reason for veto?

Donald Trump CLAIMS Karl Rove Got Obama ELECTED

Rachel just said that the AZ legislature might be able to override Brewer's veto of the birther bill

A budget is not about numbers - it is about our morals.

Charley Reese's final column after 49 years (Rec'd in EMAIL)

Medieval Italian Village on sale for $782K. Vandal protection not included.

Just got back from the tax day action here in Nashville

Glenn Beck is booed by his fans for saying he's gone vegan

Four Justices send a message to the Government on Gitmo detentions

"Why Glenn Beck lost it" from The Washington Post.

Secret memos expose link between oil firms and invasion of Iraq

Charley Reese's final column after 49 years (Rec'd in EMAIL)

Look at Astronomy PIcture of The Day, April 18, 2011 AWESOME !

We all know the real reason Brewer vetoed the wang-wang bill:

Progressives Preparing To Take Advantage Of Citizens United In 2012

"Entertainment Shopping"

Boehner Hires $5 Million Lawyer To Defend Unconstitutional Law

Gawker Exclusive: Roger Ailes Caught Spying on the Reporters at His Small-Town Newspaper

Jan Brewer - even a broken clock is right twice a day (Veto'd birther bill)

Nuclear Overseers Are "Fake" Agencies .....

Tea Party protest in East Texas.

You know companies have their PR people troll websites and support them right?

Senate report on Wall Street crash: The criminalization of the American ruling class

Lawerence O'Donelll: Tariffs are against all economic policy across the board.

Is Today's Published WikiLeaks Cables In WaPo Old News?

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! & a new Kitty gif

Koch Industries Buying Ads To Refute News Stories - RawStory

Howard Dean changes mind about Afghanistan? Says we should leave.

I know some here will be shocked to hear this, but I support compromise.

Where did this warped view of "taxes can only be lowered" come from?

Smithsonian’s ‘Made in America’ mandate not easy to achieve

Does DU need/want a debate section for respectful RWers?

Gotta Do It. My Apologies...'Bachmann: Obama has neglected to prove eligibility'

Small but vocal group protests taxes (Chicago@Water Tower Place)

A few questions on Single-payer.

Furious Greeks press for country to default on debt, Violence on the streets as backlash grows

Fans campaign to send M. Night Shyamalan to film school

scorched earth theory of GOP extremism

Right-wing humor. Do you think this is in any way 'funny'?

Have you ever known personally someone you later found out had committed heinous crimes?

"SCANNERS" TIME! Little freep-y craniums are blowin' up real good over Arizona birther bill veto.

Why are so many against the new Ga, Immigration law?

I know this whole story about Sarah Palin and her 5th child is crazy but answer me this...

Does anyone know what it takes to have a baby in this country?


Are you busy on May 21st?

I'll be damned. Brewer just vetoed the "birth certificate bill"

Protest in Benton Harbor, MI!!

Secret memo's expose link between oil firms and invasion of Iraq

Are We In the Process of Creating a New and Enduring American Underclass?

Wisconsin SCJ David Prosser says Recount by challenger JoAnne Kloppenburg would be "frivolous"

When is America going to stop being held hostage by Wall Street, banks, the 1% , and the Right Wing

Rick Scott's defense of high-speed rail rejection was based on a LIE

Could you register to vote in Kansas?

Muni Bankruptcy Threat Makes Michigan Train Financial-Emergency SWAT Teams

RIP Gov. Your work is done.

I Stole Your Money, Now You Have To Pay Me Back

Walker is trying to pretend the reports he's planning financial martial law are "absolutely false"

Atlas Shrugged - 8% rating at Rotten Tomatoes and yet 85% audience liked it

Lawsuit: Kasich's JobsOhio Board Unconstitutional

Wow. 1 out of 10 people could have a brain tumor

Up next on Rachel Maddow - how MI financial martial law is being used to steal Benton Harbor's beach

Twitter et al may 'drain brain'

SEC Charges Goldman Sachs and Executive With Fraud

"ask not"

Koch Industries buying ads to refute news stories

Kloppenburg still "not sure" she wants to pursue a free recount

Du'ers you're gonna love this!!

Killer Robots, "Acceptable Machine Behavior" (When Drones Attack)

PROFESSOR: Sarah Palin Probably Staged A Gigantic Hoax About Being Trig's Mother

Prosser Campaign Vows to Block a State-Sponsored 'Recount' in WI Supreme Court Election Debacle

Have you given up on Barack Obama?

Have you given up on Barack Obama?

Third Way propaganda? Help me with this post showing SS as a greater expenditure than defense.

Gold: $1,500oz, Silver: $43oz, U.S. credit just downgraded by S&P. Let's talk about the future.

CTBTO: Fukushima is polluting the entire planet - Prep Commission Analysis

46 Percent of Mississippi Republicans Want Interracial Marriage Banned

Sorry, another Atlas thread. Something occurred to me I don't think anyone's pointing out.

New vid from the Coffee Party 'splains it nicely

All right Du'ers here's an address for Kloppenburg

The reason Beck got canned by Fox

Brazil Stadium Turns Pink - (homophobic chants shock community)

'Am I Going to Have to Kill You?': The Horrific Ways Abusive Debt Collectors Threaten Their Victims

Serious question about the math deficit? How would we ever pay it?

Cenk finally did it

I blew up at a hateful racist today...

I sincerely believe Sarah Palin faked the births of all her kids.

Stealth Media Alert -- New right wing radio network disguised as impartial "news radio" format

When on disability, don't post online "Today as I danced myself silly..."

Fast-thinking Lowe's Employees save 100 customers when tornado hit store

A member of the American Taliban writes a LTTE.

I have a confession. I am a socialist.

Bad news for Ohio Gov.

A brilliant reply to Randian fanboy at Rotten Tomatoes

Dear repubicans, we better not hear your sorry asses whining

Ex-Sarah Palin aide writing ‘chilling’ tell-all book

Goldman Sachs and Executive Charged With Fraud/ Could this be reason for S&P downgrade

Tax Day Protest in Denver...warning Pictures

Ground Tumeric sold at Target Stores recalled because of lead content.

Beaten Dog Bites Man. Man Acts Surprised.

Obama has committed the nation to “the supreme international crime”: aggressive war

WFTDA Adopts Gender Policy

Senators Graham, Lee, and Paul Introduce a Plan to Steal Social Security Contributions

Just thinking, Ayn Rand, Rand Paul

Michigan university professors have their wages cut so much they are now eligible for food stamps

Another instance of the Reich-wing playing hardball

Paying your taxes is an act of patriotism.

Paying your taxes is an act of patriotism.

If Cairo Came to Kabul

Michele Bachmann: God told me to sponsor an anti-gay amendment

Now, wait just a damned minute. Standard & Poor brought us the crisis, now they downrate the US?

So Joe Scum et al couldn't make it to Wisconsin

Walker wanted to sell Milwaukee parks & privatize its airport while he was County Executive

Top surgeon forced to resign over semen

Joycelyn Elders re Congress: "I'm so tired of them playing vaginal politics that I could just vomit"

Life-size Barbie gets real women talking (OMG...39-18-33 what a woman!)

They want the land in Benton Harbor Michigan

Performer at open mic night kills himself

Libyan Revolution Day 61

The Truth About GOP Hero Ayn Rand - ThinkProgressVideo

Greenspan: Young people are stupid, Social Security never existed

Ayn Rand and Altas Shrugged are more dangerous to our republic than Hitler and Mein Kampf

Ayn Rand and Altas Shrugged are more dangerous to our republic than Hitler and Mein Kampf

For those who minimize the seriousness of sexual abuse of males - read this

Shocking Meat Video - is there any way to get rid of it? nt

"Greetings Libtards" --- The Conservabot Returns --- by Tom Tomorrow

The birther crap about Obama is as untrue as Sarah Palin faking a pregnancy...

Green Bay Recall Committee (Against Dem) fakes burglary?

Soaring gas, food prices hit US families

Italy chocolate tycoon Pietro Ferrero dies in S Africa (BBC)

Why there must be a hand recount in Wisconsin

The Obamas: A two-thirds pay cut in 2010

My neighbor told me yesterday it is getting too expensive for her to work. $40 each day for gas.

Baby - A VKH like syndrome journey. (Warning, Long)

Homeless Woman, Arrested For Sending Son To School Using Babysitter's Address

a tax reform proposal - get rid of Schedule A

Will DU Criticize Pelosi as they do President Obama?

John Edwards suicidal over possible jail time, magazine claims

We're pretty well totally fucked

Socialism 101: private vs personal property.

The Fukushima crisis is officially no longer news

EPIC fail: Just as Microsoft dropped XP support in IE9, preview release of IE10 drops Vista

Montana Repug wants gays to be arrested for "recruiting" hetero's.

Anti-Sex Trade Turns to Focus on Men Who Buy Sex and "John Schools"

Anti-Sex Trade Turns to Focus on Men Who Buy Sex and "John Schools"

I was told to stop posting posts that say "I was told to stop posting."

it's got so many people

i continue to burn the midnight lamp

now the smiling portrait of you

i'm in love, i'm in love with an insect woman

i love her to bits

Meet a smoking new rock band

Tonight I went to my third Prom.

Sometimes I wonder if I'll ever find "the one"...

if product logos were honest...

do people on dial up DESERVE a warning?

PHOTO: Even as a mere lad, MiddleFingerMom had special feelings for all moms...

You can get your own drone with dual cameras

I bet you anything you haven't seen this catchy video before

VIDEO: Arguably Zsa Zsa's finest cinematic moment, "I hate that Queen."

Just out of curiousity - is anyone here still using dial-up connection

Vermont I fucking love. nt

I think Sheen and Cage should do a tour together

This is AWESOME! Stephen Colbert sings "Friday" with The Roots , Taylor Hicks, and Jimmy Fallon

Tho he's pretty laidback as a lifeguard, there's 1 rule that's STRICTLY enforced at CMW's koi pond.

Calling out Mrs CP.. or at least her camera..

the last time i gave a shit

Light and shadows can be funny that way.......

For AOR fans: Ten Years After - Love Like A Man

Terminally cranky.

BREAKING-white mob chasing black men through Boston area streets

Were you lying down

dial up is irritating and slow, but

Stake Advice...Help!

BOB! "I Don't Believe You (She Acts Like We Never Have Met)," LIVE

Some CLASSIC Dr. John (with The Meters & Allen Toussaint) ..."I Been Hoodood"

Finally! FINALLY, the LYRICS to the Los del Río smash hit "Macarena." Sing along, won't you?

Remember the old saying "I ought to trade you for a dog and then shoot the dog? Not this one.

That tasty li'l sucker's around here SOMEPLACE!!!

Ame ni mo Makezu (Strong in the rain)

How to REPLICATE Burger King Japan's MEAT MONSTER WHOPPER right here in the good old US of A...

what were you doing one year ago

Eaglets are up and having a snack


I had a CT scan, and the doctor has not called with the results. Why?

The things you can do with a pineapple.......

Is it just me, or has Trump had a Clinton makeover?

The caller id says, "Phone Scam" followed by the number.

Did anyone watch Human Planet last night on Discovery??

Had to hide somebody on Facebook because of his obsession with criticizing Michelle Obama's fashion.

Kali admitted her online problem when she realized her carne asada burrito reminded her of smilies.

I fucking LOVE Vermont!

George Takei wants to be Spiderman!

PHOTO: Crouching Tiger, Flying KITTY!


Liberal super heroes!

Meet "Too Much Natty Catty". No autographs, please.

This is got to be one of the funniest things I have seen on YouTube...

Arizona didn't get its "Official State Handgun" yet, but we DO have an "Official State Snooze Alarm"

Iran: Tehran announces new 'halal' Islamic internet

You can't see MiddleFingerMom in this pic, but it's easy to imagine the size of HIS smile.

Li'l Skittles would have just kicked some flying baseball bat ass.

U.S. Closes Final WWII Internment Camp

The part of the fairy tale that Disney CONVENIENTLY ignored:

I still feel bad about this kid!

One of the things Li'l MFM liked about staying with Aunt Lulu was he got to "camp out" all the time.

Bald eagle question: How can you tell Mom from Dad?

MiddleFingerMom's School of Art© has gifted instructors, but the tuition is a little steep

PHOTO: Somehow, that whole "circle of life" thing was handled much better by Disney.

I LOVE fucking Vermont!

The character of "Buffalo Bill the Cat" STILL gives me nightmares.

Oh, STOP!!! Now you're just showing off!!!!!

Time to see a different Vet ?

I never do this, but I want to plug a band, Coyote Grace, which whom I've fallen absolutely in love.

I'm trying to think of a certain actor...

What's the least horrible tasting *canned* non-alcoholic beer?

When the going gets weird - the weird turn pro

It REALLY isn't Monday without photos of a rescued baby squirrel...IS IT?

Mystery Food: identify this dish and win prize

Funny story. My 94 year old cousin.

If April showers bring May flowers, what do April snows bring?

I'm going to Africa and Europe in less than a month!

Man and goose form friendship..this is just cute.

Pooping Portland Postal worker getting sympathy

Victor Toro, Tortured in Chile, Fights Deportation

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

Nicest Movie Mom

Clay W. Hunt, veterans’ advocate, dead of self-inflicted wound

Super rich see federal taxes drop dramatically

A year after BP oil spill, fate of gulf ecosystem remains murky

Diplomat resigns after critical report

Ex-U.S. commander in Iraq may run for Senate in Texas

Benton Harbor EFM Suspends City Commission Voting Powers

Military police seize old training manuals from book shop

D.C.'s angry at budget deal - and President Obama

Supreme Court takes no action on Obama healthcare case

"Naked from the waist down" is the phrase for today. Modify a thread title to include "naked from

Most Japan voters want new PM, approve quake tax

Kenya's Mutai wins Boston in record 2:03:02

Treasurys Drop on S&P Warning (S&P lowers outlook on US debt to negative)

Exclusive: U.S. nuclear regulator a policeman or salesman?

Arctic coast eroding up to 8 metres a year: study

Nissan Leaf recalled for software glitch

U.S. secretly backed Syrian opposition: report

Students burn official buildings in Burkina Faso, joining military protests

Paper: Leaked documents show US funding opponents of Syrian government

Democrats court Ricardo Sanchez for Texas Senate seat

S&P Cuts U.S. Outlook to Negative on Fiscal Worry

Digger arrives in Idaho to help with mine rescue

Gay Teen Suicides (And Straight) More Common In Politically Conservative Areas

Vermont Yankee Nuclear Plant Owner Entergy Sues State To Stay Open

Borders execs to get big bonuses after laying off 6,000

Nepal: Kathmandu hit by acute fuel shortage

Court, for now, punts on request to fast-track health care challenge

Earlier tonight, Jake crossed the Rainbow Bridge. He went very peacefully.

Embattled Wu gets primary challenger

AP: Bahrain government cracking down on athletes

UN Announces Aid Deal With Qaddafi for Embattled Libyan Port City Misrata

US nuclear regulator monitoring plant after tornado

One Wisconsin Now files open records request to anti-working family Senators

Group begins effort to recall Gov. Rick Snyder

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Monday, April 18, 2011

Robots throw doubt on 'road map' to control Fukushima crisis

Ian Tomlinson did not die of heart attack, specialist tells inquest

Petition to recall Wisconsin GOP Sen. Sheila Harsdorf to be filed Tuesday

1,300 wolves to come off endangered list

Group pulls out of Islamic Center protest

U.S. defends role in Libya

Power temporarily knocked out after Pacifica quake (3.7)

Syria vows to suppress 'armed revolt'

William Donald Schaefer, 89; Maryland governor, comptroller, Baltimore mayor

Committee to Recall Harsdorf will file 20000 petitions

Detroit's pension boards sue over emergency manager law

Severe thunderstorms and sandstorms hit China

France threatens to return Tunisian migrants

Stanley McChrystal Cleared Of Wrongdoing In Pentagon Inquiry Into Rolling Stone Profile

Capitol Report: As recall petition is filed against third GOP senator, GAB seeks to consolidat

Ten Commandments judge explores presidential run

Robots report high radiation levels in damaged reactors (Fukushima Daiichi)

John Boehner: DOJ Funds Should Pay To Defend Marriage

Rick Santorum disowns Langston Hughes line used in presidential campaign

Offshore natural gas platform worker dies

Gold hits record near $1,500 after S&P cut

Creepiest Movie Mom (I'm sure there are some spoilers so be warned)

DU, what password do you use most often?

Boehner Bucks Tradition, Punts on Capitol Cinco De Mayo Event

.Calif. GOP official apologizes for chimp email

Arizona gov. vetoes presidential 'birther' bil

Lawsuit questioning Taco Bell's beef is dropped

Team Prosser: We Will Object To Any Recount

Istanbul could be split in two, says Turkish prime minister

Republican retracts ‘socialist' comment but not sorry

US court rejects Uighurs' Guantanamo appeal

Japan plant operator starts moving radioactive water into storage

Prosecutors fear riot at Good Friday mosque protest

Democrats File Recall Petitions Against Ripon Senator Luther Olsen

Republican budget includes overhaul of food stamps

Concrete crumbling at nuclear storage site (Idaho, from 3 Mile Island)

Gov. Walker: Plans for Financial Martial Law "Absolutely False"

Obamas paid nearly $454,000 in taxes on $1.7M income

Accuser in Duke lacrosse case indicted on murder charge

Secret memos expose link between oil firms and invasion of Iraq


Mystery illnesses plague Louisiana oil spill crews

List a TV restaurant or bar or coffee shop....

What would the Secret Service code name be for Trump?

Old friends of Aristus, check in here. I feel like I don't know anybody anymore.

2011 Pulitzer Prize Winners Announced

Andres Serrano's Piss Christ destroyed by Christian protesters

Budget Similarities

I've never agreed with Todd Moss

Caricatures Of Themselves

E.J.Dionne: Needed: A Better Ruling Class

Cartoonist Mike Luckovich on Medicare: Obama vs. The GOP

"We need, as a nation, to reexamine the single-payer plan" - Donald Trump

why do those who know the secrets still keep them from the American people?

For the 400 highest adjusted gross incomes, "tax rate has dropped from 26% to 17%."

This why Trump isn't going anywhere on the rethugs side

Ross Douthat's racial paranoia

Pelosi to Boehner: How much will outside DOMA counsel cost taxpayers?

Democrats Pride Ourselves As Tolerant. Are We Just Suckers?

2012 Presidential election: 4 way dance?

BREAKING-Jan Brewer just vetoed "Birther Bill."

The Republican Candidates---My thoughts.

"Obama Returns to His Moral Vision..."

Obama rips budget bill's Guantanamo restrictions

Presidential Candidates for 2016? Can anyone give me names of Progressive Dems for Congress 2012?

Okay, I accept in 2012 that Obama will almost certainly be the nominee , but in 2016

NYT: The New Republican Landscape

Rick Ungar: Obama’s Character And The Progressives Who Resent It

Trump's stunt is showcasing GOP extremism to a lot of America that doesn't normally see it

Glenn Greenwald: Why Do We Assume Obama's Actually Trying to Enact a Progressive Agenda?

MSNBC w/ Cenk: Crowley on Pfc. Manning Treatment for WikiLeaks Documents

MSNBC w/ Cenk: Con Job - GOP Debt Ceiling Hypocrisy

US secret jails in Afghanistan

Union Dixie (Happy Patriot's Day!)

Chernobyl 25 Years Later: Food for Thought

David Pakman: Obama's broken promises, The answer is campaign finance reform!

TDPS: Doctors Often Would Opt for Different Treatment for Themselves Than Patients

Name That Republican

M.Taibbi, E.Spitzer, A.Cooper, Goldman Sachs are above the law

Young Turks: Do Catholic Women Use Birth Control? (Study)

Thom Hartmann: Brunch with Senator Bernie Sanders - April 15, 2011

Thom Hartmann: Blistering Report Scolds Goldman

Keith Olbermann introduces the NY premiere of American: The Bill Hicks Story

Wis. Union Supporters Boo Tea Party During The National Anthem

Rep. Van Hollen Explains Ryan Budget

Michele Bachmann meets John Adams

TEPCO: Unit 2 containment vessel leaking nuclear radiation -CCTV News

'The stakes are too high; vote Liberal' (Canada)

Young Turks: Rep. Crowley Silent Speech (100 Days Of GOP Rule)

Thom Hartmann: Thomas Jefferson's 3 Greatest Fears

Thom Hartmann: Conversations with Great Minds - Michio Kaku, Part 2

Ken Burns' The Vowels: Part 1 (Jefferson's vowels)

Seth Freed Wessler, Investigative Reporter for, on Georgia's New Anti-Immigrant Bill

Special Report: Honduran Teachers Get Shock Treatment

Obama lied about Gaddafi's bloodbath?

Papantonio & Robert Greenwald Expose the Koch Bros.

CrossTalk: Flat Broke!

Robin Williams on Donald Trump : April 17, 2011

It isn't Nice

Chris Hedges - Pt. 1 of 2 - Bank of America Protest Speech

Chris Hedges - Pt. 2 of 2 - Bank of America Protest Speech

Horrific Assault and Injustice in Alabama, and Other News of the Day

Chris Hedges: Corporatist America

Stanley Collender Says S&P's Report on U.S. Is `Ironic

Thom Hartmann: Conversations with Great Minds - Michio Kaku, Part 1

Donald Trump Says KARL ROVE Is BUSH

MSNBC: Cenk Rips Racist Anti-Obama Tea Party Email

Gov. Brewer Vetoes Birther and Campus Gun Bill

Obama Disses Republicans on Open Mic!

I think I know what's motivating Chris Christie to go after public school teachers.

Sarah Palin in Madison, Wisconsin - April 16, 2011

Scary Fox Talking Head discusses Obama's birth certificate with Batshit Crazy Scary Michele Bachmann

Riots in Nigeria as Jonathan's camp says he has won

Why Do We Assume Obama's Actually Trying to Enact a Progressive Agenda?

FRAUD: Federal Reserve Is Selling Put Options On Treasury Bonds To Drive Down Yields (key, key info)

Reagan Raised Corporate Taxes

Charlie Crist Apologizes to David Byrne for Using Talking Heads Song

Birthers: Is President Obama a US citizen according to US law?

A long thread in GD about Fukushima

Robots detect high levels of radiation

Opposition to huge India nuclear plant hardens

Drumbeat from the weekend and today...

Japan bars officials (industry regulators) from utility jobs

TEPCO Press Release—…Facilities…after Tohoku-Taiheiyou-Oki Earthquake…(as of 9:00AM, April 18th)

TEPCO Press Release—Plant Status of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (…11:00 am, April 18)

TEPCO Press Release (Apr 17,2011)—Detection of Radioactive Material from Subsurface Water near…

China regions face power shortage even before summer peak

Japan needs more LNG, buys to push up long-term price

TEPCO Press Release (Apr 17,2011)—Out flow of fluid containing radioactive materials to the ocean…

Federal practices hamper study of Gulf dolphin deaths

TEPCO Press Release (Apr 17,2011)—…results of nuclide analyses of radioactive materials in the air…

TEPCO Press Release (Apr 17,2011)—Detection of Radioactive Materials from Seawater near Fukushima…

IAEA Briefing on Fukushima Nuclear Accident (15 April 2011, 14:30 UTC)

Status of nuclear power plants in Fukushima as of 20:00, April 18th (Estimated by JAIF)

NHK Video: Robots detect high levels of radiation

Chemicals Were Injected Into Wells, Report Says

Oil Spill Crews Suffer Mystery Illnesses

New pollutants detected in peregrine falcon eggs

Tepco's 6-9 month plan handout reveals concern over hydrogen explosions

Emails Reveal BP Attempted To Manipulate Oil Spill Studies

Saudi slashes oil output, says market oversupplied

Contributions of Psychology to Limiting Climate Change

New Baylor Research Shows Using Leaves' Characteristics Improves Accuracy Measuring Past Climates

PV industry may suffer sluggish demand in 2Q11

(25 years later) Ukraine seeks $1 billion to seal Chernobyl

The contango game: How Koch Industries manipulates the oil market for profit

Historic 3-day tornado outbreak kills at least 40

MDN Editorial: Hamaoka Nuclear Power Plant must be shut down

Experts doubt TEPCO's timetable for bringing nuke plant under control

AP IMPACT: Asia nuclear reactors face tsunami risk

One killed in clash at planned India nuclear plant site (BBC)

Hubris Punished

DOE Exploring Superconducting Magnet Scheme for Grid Energy Storage

Fukuology Blog: a Cynics Guide to the Japan Catastrophe

Green group targets lawmaker votes to block EPA climate regulations

Texas Has 254 Counties, And There Are Fires In 252 Of Them Today - Driest Spring Since 1917

Renewable Energy Passed Up Nuclear in 2010

The Truth About GOP Hero Ayn Rand - ThinkProgressVideo

Japan, Oil and the Fragility of Globalization

Finland's Right Turn Spells Trouble for Europe

Executive Pay Excess: A New Battlefront

Autumn 2011 -- Very Serious Breakdown Of The Global Economic, Financial And Monetary System

High-tech weapons sow fears of chip sabotage

Best Correction Ever

Latest talking point BS from Faux: Taxes to Balance the Budget? Not Unless Rates Go Up 150 Percent

Spring Recess critical for Democrats to reclaim narrative

Oil Does Not Disappear!

EJ Dionne: America’s elites have a duty to the rest of us

Forget Move By S&P, GOP Downgraded by A&P

David Korten: The World of Our Dreams

Hubris Punished: Japan as Nuclear State

JAIF: Earthquake Report No. 56

TEPCO: Unit 2 containment vessel leaking (April 18)

Gaming Our Own Asses (James Howard Kunstler)

Guardian UK: Anti-abortion movement tramples on US women again

Chris Hedges: Throw Out the Money Changers

Japanese given little clarity about origin of vegetables when trying to avoid radioactivity

Are We In the Process of Creating a New and Enduring American Underclass?

Former surgeon general ‘could vomit’ from all the ‘vaginal politics’

Conservative towns lead to teen suicide.

(Indiana) Residents should stand against gun bill

University of Tennessee musters opposition to campus gun legislation

Should students, faculty and others on college campuses be permitted to carry handguns?

Senate rejects (stupid GOP) gun bill - colleges, local law enforcement relieved (Idaho)

All states need to do this!!! Prevent local communities from overriding state gun laws! Yup!

Kansas on track to have their biggest Conceal Carry license year ever......

At some Virginia churches, guns are an invisible part of the routine

Washington Post Investigation

New DNC chief: Screen sales of all guns

NYC - Bystander who grabbed wounded cops gun to fire back at robbers won't be charged

What Should I Do If I Ever Need to Use My Gun in Self-Defense?

New Indiana law bans businesses from asking workers whether they have guns in their vehicles

Huh, is this guy serious?

Where there's more support, fewer suicides among gay teens

Video: Hate Crime in Rock Hill, SC, but there will be no hate crime charges.

Brazil Stadium Turns Pink After "******" Chants Shock Community

Obama: Gay Dogs Don't Bark

National group honors 2 Las Vegas officers in fatal CCW Holder Shooting Costco

True meaning of the Second Amendment.

Protestors to collide over gun control Thursday in Old Town Pasadena (Calif.)

An Atheist Meets God

Go Down Moses (Louis Armstrong)

Do observers realize that the story of Moses is BS

MrCoffee's Top 5 MLS Goals - Week 5

Best record in the A.L. now belongs too...

The good Dice-K showed up today...and that sucks....

Hope our North Carolina pals, their families, and friends

Will Timmy Lincecum pitch a No Hitter tonight?

Which school (cfootball) has the best helmet design?

Kenya's Mutai wins Boston in record 2:03:02

Brazil rejects IMF line on capital controls

Brazil police arrest Rio lawmaker for paramilitary ties

Venezuelan Police Force With Links To Crime Is Disbanded

Peru's national anthem: a colossal bummer?

X post: Special Report: Honduran Teachers Get Shock Treatment

Venezuela's food inflation trebles Latin American average

Technocrats align with Peru’s Humala

Madden '12 Cover Voting: Superman Hillis vs. Dog Killer Vick

Congressman asks Obama to free Pollard ahead of Passover

'Partner for peace' has strange way of showing it

Boy hurt in Gaza rocket attack on Israeli bus dies of his wounds

Jewish Defense League holds protest at Pride Toronto