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Archives: April 19, 2011

Clinton childhood home in Hope, Ark., now part of National Park Service

Big Hollywood (Breitbart) blogger: "In Defense of 'Glee'" (cultural conservatives dislike it)

U.S. Ranks Dead Last In Overall Social Spending

Watching the Jon Stewart show and an "Adam & Eve" commercial came on

Frankly, too much wealth in the hands of the exclusive few is dangerous...

I love the Ryan plan (sarcasm)

Jail term for man who burned Koran

Student learns Arabic during detention in Syria

The truth about looting in Japan.

Biden Emerges to Lead Deficit Talks in Congress With Obama's `Full Accord'

State Looking To Cut Medicaid (video) Hawaii

Apparently, the bond market doesn't think S&P knows what it is talking about.

Rachel >>>>>>>>>>> O'Donnell > Ed

Europe: Nationalist resurgence

Democrats Call for Investigation of Alleged Recall Office Break In

Fox News chief accused of spying on his newspaper's editor

New Alzheimer's guidelines tap precursors to the disease

New contract for California prison guards lifts cap on saved vacation

Air traffic controller suspended for watching movie at work

Often used...as an excuse

Pawlenty's Education Committee: Kindergarten Sharing Is "Socialist"

Ug...It just gets better and better with Snyder in Michigan...

Is anyone going to ask Paul Ryan

Anybody listening to The Donald on Today?

After Storms, a Path of Death and Damage

Meanwhile, Bradley Manning (and the PEOPLE) in Gitmo are not being brought to trial....

Certificate of live bait

nbc is shamelessly promoting donald trump

"The story of 2011 is the Democratic base"

Programmer testifies US elections are electronically rigged.

S&P warning is a shot across the bow.

Military.com on budget bills impact on servicemen/women and vets.

Not all whistle blowers face ostracism.

Rachel exposes the motive behind Snyder's invoking the "financial martial law" bill in Benton Harbor

For Post 16,000 –

if you ever bothered to sign up for "Free Republic" and got banned...

Obama SECRETLY JEWISH!

Would somebody please...fetch me a Camel...

Justice(?) Department

Secret Memo shows JFK Demanded UFO documents 10 days before Assassination.

Another amazing video

Find out where your tax dollars went (hint: mostly to the Military)

Seattle 'spring spheres' Easter egg story can't be substantiated

Gov. Jindal will sign 'birther' bill if it reaches his desk

Toon: A moment of Privacy

Bernanke May Sustain Stimulus to Avoid ‘Cold Turkey’ End to Aid

Thanks alot.

The Iraqification of the State of Michigan has begun. Paul Bremer named "Supreme Manager" of Detroit

Americans Shun Cheapest Homes in 40 Years as Owning Loses Appeal

Castro resigns from Cuba party leadership

psst, spread it around: . the donald is a hitler fan

Has anyone asked Trump yet about which army he plans to use to

Mental Health Costs for Combat Veterans…$1 Billion a Year

Mail Your Panties To Boner

Tuesday TOON Roundup 6- The Rest

Racist Obama photo

When Democrats want Social Security in Deficit Reduction Talks, We have Trouble

Representative Ryan Puts the Republicans on the Record

FEC Audits Obama's 2008 Campaign

Mike Vick might end up on the cover of Madden 2012!

Tuesday TOON Roundup 2 - Class Warfare

Tuesday TOON Roundup 4 - Debt and politics

Decline In Teen Smoking Stalls

Tuesday TOON Roundup 5- Sleeping on the Job

Tuesday TOON Roundup 3- Budget

Army Generals Misbehavin'

Is the pendulum starting to swing toward

Probably not a good idea in a country with absurd drug laws: Man reports marijuana stolen

Arizona Gov. Brewer signs bill allowing churches political power

Decorah Eagles snowed in.

Taiwan's young artists cool to Next Media animation

Nevada has had a swarm of earthquakes this wk. - 400 of them

Wall Street Watch

Jan Brewer VETOES Fore-Skin Bill

HOW CAN DU HELP the FUKUSHIMA WORKERS????

As Gas Costs Climb, Ridership on Metrorail is Rising (Miami)

Mediterranean fish threatened with extinction

Mediterranean fish threatened with extinction

Some explain to me why speculation on any market should even be

Coming up on MSNBC...

Tuesday TOON Roundup 1 -Hair vs. Trump

Tuesday TOON Roundup 1 -Hair vs. Trump

Krugman: Poor Standards

Crazy People Are Everywhere

"College is a waste of money" from Toothpaste For Dinner.

Help for Lee County poor in jeopardy

"To Work at Fukushima, You Have to Be Ready to Die"

Slowpoke Toon: Speech and Money

2012 GOP Presidential Candidates Raised Taxes

Standard & Poor’s Plays Politics

James O'Keefe Grinds With Mary Landrieu Impersonator In New Music Video

I just came across this excellent quote:

Sixty Percent of Consumers Have Cut Back on Driving Due to Higher Gas Prices, NPD Reports

Who will win the republican primary?

So I get this crap in my email:

The next step in WI--Special elections to fill 3 vacancies

TV, Newspapers, Congress Apologize for Claiming War Not About Oil

This is cool: "A subjective comparison of Germany and the United States"

'The Family Circus' Re-Captioned By Onion Writers, Comedians For Charity

'The Family Circus' Re-Captioned By Onion Writers, Comedians For Charity

(Trump: I'll Release My Tax Returns When Obama Releases His Birth Certificate

GOP insiders embrace Trump's presidential bid

CHART: Top ‘U.S.’ Corporations Outsourced More Than 2.4 Million American Jobs

Democrats, I hope you are awake?

Democrats, I hope you are awake?

Democrats, I hope you are awake?

The Rude Pundit - BP Oil Spill One Year Later (Part 2): And Those People Are Getting Sick

Education question:

"Obamacare is un-American."

GE: 7,000 tax returns, $0 U.S. tax bill~(A Reminder of how things REALLY Are..)

Gulf oil spill: 'The monster under the water'~ BBC (VIDEO)

WaPo: Can Dems use recalls to take back Wisconsin Senate???

"Meanest, stupidest cuts ever"

Gov. Jindal will sign 'birther' bill if it reaches his desk

Dementia causes people to miss sarcasm cues. "They would think 'The Colbert Report' is real.”

"If you believe the Democrats have a plan to subvert the Constitution, and you think the Democrats..

Dear Sen. Bill Nelson - Get your collegue Sen. Dick Durbin in line, or you're done!

Can anybody explain what Standard and Poor's was up to yesterday..

Citing immigration reform, liberal House Dem might not back Obama in 2012

US Postal Service Uses Wrong Lady to Create Lady Liberty Stamp

Ayn Rand Sucks (words and music by Matthew Grimm)

Raise that age to buy cigarettes to 21 (CNN/Laurence Steinberg)

Why are conservatives, not liberals, fixated on amending the Constitution?

CNN poll: More Americans favor same-sex marriage

South Carolina Jail Bans All Books But the Bible

6-year-old brings gun to Texas school, 3 hurt

I HOPE Trump Runs.....

Awesome parody of Sam Cook's "Wonderful World"

Big U.S. Firms Shift Hiring Abroad

Do you think Standard and Poor would up the US bond rating if ...

Do you think Standard and Poor would up the US bond rating if ...

I apologize if this question has been asked and answered but

Response to people who vote and support against........

This is a time to ignore the polls...

Foreclosure leaves North Palm, FL couple's belongings on street for thieves

Why Does FDA Tolerate More Radiation Than EPA?

teenage performer at open mike night stabs himself to death

If birfer legislation becomes law, there are going to be a lot of seriously disappointed

Is Fox News trying to embarrass Brewer after she vetoed the birther bill?

Dear Congress,

Defending DOMA, for $500/hour

Give a Neocon a little power, and he becomes glassy-eyed mad for more. How like a sociopath!

My fellow Americans, you are happier working.

Rick Scott is now trying to pack the Florida Supreme Court with three new justices.

The republicans are doing this country a favor, if we're smart enough to see it.

just what we don't need - a new military base - cripe

Recall Petitions Filed Against Two More Wisconsin Republican Senators

HR Block just screwed us.

Rep Allen West... Earning his Republican "Extortion" Badge

A year after spill, BP gives political contributions to GOP leaders

Scientists Under Attack ~ A Genetically Modified Foods Documentary Trailer

17.9% of $13.562 trillion dept held by Social Security Trust Fund.

Well, it's spring in WI, time for snow, hwy construction and utility shut-offs

Law firm King & Spalding touts LGBT inclusiveness yet partner will defend DOMA for Boehner.

Boehner commits $500,000 to DOMA defense lawyers who may bill the govt $900/hour

Donald Trump Bubble Bath and Shampoo?

Leaked Tell-All Manuscript By Former Aide Suggests Sarah Palin Broke Election Law

Only 29% of conservatives support cuts to Medicare or Medicaid to reduce deficit.

Donald Trump wants to build a $100-million ballroom in the White House

I guess I have to store these away 'til AZ Gov Brewer finds her cojones again.

Counties and cities in Michigan should declare secession....

Grand Bargains -- Another Occasional Reminder

A new Battle Cry for the Republican Party....

‘Faith-Based’ Fracas: Supreme Court Lets Taxpayer Challenge Go Forward In Kentucky

Feds approve Cape Wind Project: Construction to begin soon

Ex-Chicago cop admits taking part in robberies

Why shouldn't I allow my young teen to show off her Tits and Ass?

Senator Demands Probe In Gas Price Rise

OMFG - Breitbart is on Ratigan

Looking for updated info on Jane Burgermeister, this is what I found:

Fugg you Tweety

Big U.S. Firms Shift Hiring Abroad

Big U.S. Firms Shift Hiring Abroad

Lawsuit questioning Taco Bell's beef is dropped

Please tell Tweety that Conservatives who are with Trump

You think the Tea Party is bad... this group makes them look like girl scouts at church

Repub Apology: "I offer my sincere apologies to you--the email was not meant for you."

Loaded gun falls on floor, goes off in kindergartners' lunch room.

Snowing in Manitowoc county, WI and also lightning and

Married and gay...a TOTAL tax nightmare!! We had to do EIGHT sets of taxes

Iowa enacts redistricting law, eliminating House seat

Ruling opens the door to legalize marijuana in Canada

Paging DU Sleuths and analysts- More Anomalies in Prosser -Kloppenburg Race (Waukesha)

New BLS Jobs Report: Illinois's Dem Gov Again Outpaces Walker in Monthly Job Growth

Kasich sticks his foot in his mouth (again); gets flamed by readers in online article.

From IRS.GOV: 70% of all taxpayers have an AGI of $58,000 or less n/t

Anybody watched the movie "Brothers"?

How can we get Rand's face

Photograph: J. P. Morgan as Cutthroat Capitalist

NY backs off rules on kickball, tag at day camps

WI Sec of State - CALL TO ACTION re LaFollette's position

Robin Williams demands to see Donald Trump's hairline (today on the View)

Robin Williams demands to see Donald Trump's hairline (today on the View)

Common misconceptions about pedophilia and attraction to minors.

Why Republicans better hope the name Obamacare doesn't stick:.

My 2012 Barack Obama sticker is already peeling off my rear window.

hey republicans.....

Executive Pay Skyrockets 23 Percent In 2010, Top 299 CEOs Get $3.4 Billion

Memo Suggests Salespeople deceive Ohio homeowners as they try to secure oil and gas drilling leases

Donald Trump and the Repugs

Texas Teacher Pension Needs 21% Return to Keep 80% Funded Ratio

Morgan Stanley Defaulted on a Loan and Walked away from Offices in Tokyo

BP kills water filtering system, one oyster at a time

New Labor: A Worldwide “We Party”

Poll: Republicans Suddenly Realize Their Medicare is Getting Cut Too

Want to see how Beck can brainwash a person?

Governor backs down on recycling ( Walker's plans get trashed...hopefully he is next))

Governor backs down on recycling ( Walker's plans get trashed...hopefully he is next))

S&P caved in to ratings pressure from Goldman Sachs and UBS

Gov. Walker planning ‘financial martial law’ in Wisconsin!!

Obama Plan vs. GOP Plan

Posted this in the Hawaii forum, but it's dead over there and I'd like some responses.

" All that is necessary for evil to triumph is that good men do nothing."

Oklahoma set to repeal collective bargaining law

Tuesday Night Chomsky

Does writing a cute cartoon make up for being a wiener tool?

Robot to throw first pitch at Phillies game

Stiglitz: The Economy Is Not Healthy

Here's the funny thing about Donald Trump - he really is a liberal

CMS Energy has not paid federal taxes since 2008 thanks to tax credits and loopholes

Just a quick thanks to my friends here at DU

Chris Hedges speech Union Square NYC - 04-15-11 (VIDEO)

Democrats would rather close tax loopholes than cut teachers, make them pay more for insurance (AL)

BP , one year later: record profits, record cash, stock up, Gulf victims STILL not "made whole".

Even on Religious Campuses, Students Fight for Gay Identity

Banks: how can we freeze Qaddafi’s assests when we can't spell his name??

Obama holds White House meeting on immigration reform

REVEALED: Boehner’s High-Priced Lawyer Is Charging the American Taxpayer $520 Per Hour

In order to counteract the male patriarchy, women should be given more votes than men

TheDC Exclusive: Conservatives hit Beck for taking content without attribution

Financial System Riskier, Next Bailout Will Be Costlier, S&P Says

How do you pronounce Cenk? I hear him being called Jenk ??

CAPTION: Sarah Palin enjoying the snowflakes!

Koran-burning pastor plans ‘armed’ Michigan rally, prosecutor files to stop him

Kudos to Savannah Guthrie...

Kudos to Savannah Guthrie...

The Amazon forest threatened by oil palm plantation projects

Breaking - Bradley Manning being moved to a medium

Next on Kasich's List of Anti-Worker Policies? Changes To Ohio's Workers' Compensation Laws

dupe ~please delete

Gotta do it again. Sincere Apologies. From FR "[Video] Trump Blasts ABC News: Obama..."

An interesting graph from 2000 statistics on greatest wealth gaps in countries...

An extremely inspiring (seriously) essay from an influential ex-homophobe conservative

Should Palin baby threads be moved to the 9/11 Forum?

Have you ever checked someone out

Tell Durbin Hands Off Social Security

What our party poobahs reply to input, esp. when they know our vote is for sure

Kindergartner brings gun to Texas school, 3 hurt

How the hell does Rush have more listeners than Thom?

How the hell does Rush have more listeners than Thom?

How the hell does Rush have more listeners than Thom?

Kapanke recall committee rebut challenge:

RECALL NUMBER FOUR just got turned in. :0) 4 down, 4 to go!

"From now on, We'll take the private jet"

(JAPAN) Temporary housing sites to get nursing care bases

(JAPAN) Temporary housing sites to get nursing care bases

Republicans attack Donald Trump as he mulls 2012 run

Classic kids games like kickball deemed unsafe by state in effort to increase summer camp regulation

Greg Mitchell reports, Bradley Manning is being moved.

The Lies of Sarah Palin: The Untold Story Behind Her Relentless Quest for Power

Libya: 'Mission Creep' Claims As UK Sends In Military Advisers

Grand Rapids Press includes 8:45 video from Rachel's show in its Benton Harbor report

Disaster victims teamed up on day after quake to deliver baby

Kloppenburg Campaign Denies Recount Would be Frivolous

Afterbirthers Demand To See Obama's Placenta

2 missing town workers used their last words to save lives (JAPAN)

: Why Republicans better hope the name Obamacare doesn't stick:.

Check out this interview Trump did with Larry King where he PRAISES OBAMA

Pfc. Manning to be transferred to Army prison--medium security facility

Cenk continues to educate on Social Security

Glenn Greenwald featured in Out Magazine...

Chris Hedges describes in "Throw Out the Money Changers" those corporatists and politicians who are

Yada Yada Yada Yada....

("Hey There Sexy Guy") --- Wisconsin State Senator Hopper Directs Constituents to Adult Chat Line

(Onion) Ethicists Update List Of Acceptable Things To Masturbate To

Libyan war accelerates Chinese debate over “non-intervention”

Watch 13 minutes of Sun News ('Fox News North') about the USA here

When You Cancel Your Magazine Subscription on Your Kindle, Your Back Issues Disappear Too

President Obama's Dirty Energy Fixation: Obama's support for nuclear power is unwavering.

Class...

Military - expansion

A Times Editorial - Drilling off Florida: It's not worth it (anniversary of Deepwater blowout)

JoAnne Kloppenburg’s campaign disputes

The last time the New York Knicks won

Ed Stein

Ed is off by a year. Bush came in in 2001 and Obama in 2009

Japanese man, 114, named world's oldest

Et tu, IKEA?

Marist Poll Drops Present In Dem's Lap: 70 Percent of "Tea Party Supporters" Oppose Medicare Cuts

Formal retreat: Fidel Castro quits Communist Party's central committee

Valpo 16-year-old girl charged as an adult in sex attack

Skynet Will Be Implemented On April 19, 2011

Zinn's A Peoples History of the US. I'm listening to this great book

Keep it Classy GOP: Billionaires Profit while Christian Conservatives declare war on the American Ca

POWER GRAB: Florida GOP trying to pack state Supreme Court for Rick Scott

Thanks to the Republicans for the Social Insecurity...

Pastor pleads guilty to sexual assault

Peak Wingnut Was A Lie!

Schwarzenegger says commutation was to help friend

Rachel Maddow Segment on Michigan: To Michigan DUers

Kitties Rescued by US Marines in Afghanistan

I'm about to fucking snap with righteous indignation on these right-wing assholes.

Powder to remove radiation developed

Maine: LD 1397 "An Act To Establish a Single-payor Health Care System To Be Effective in 2017

Ed is on fire tonight.

Ed is on fire tonight.

Latest webcam image shows clouds of radioactive steam rising from Fukushima… After color correction

Big US Companies: Hire Abroad, Fire At Home. - BusinessInsider

Ku Klux Klan Distances Selves From Westboro Baptist Church, Tea Party

"destructive." Ohio Gov. Kasich's First 100 days.

Just saw my first Teabagger Rally around here

Mandatory Tuesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

Ohio County Losing Its Young to Painkillers’ Grip - More deaths Overdoses than car accidents

Even still yet more vote flipping on electronic machines (vid)

Trump : Recession was "Act of God"; therefore, I don't owe bank $40 million

25% of British 16-year-olds expected to live 100 years or longer

I was nervous about watching the Daily Show's interview with Kucinich

Why every AG in the country should be suing the credit-rating agencies

Suprise, Suprise Donald Trump Won't Release Tax Information

So NBC paid the NHL $2 BILLION to show hockey for 10 years on broadcast TV

Thom Hartman Said Something About Trump Being Born In South Africa?....

Is it really possible for an adult to find a 10 year old sexy, regardless of what

President Obama gets snippy with a Texas TV reporter - Yahoo

Gay Marriage Cases Could Cost House $500K or More (Boehner tries to conceal)

More proof of GOP stupidity & malfeasance: They disapprove of raising SS income cap

China Crops in Shortest Supply as Vanishing Farms Spur Rising Food Futures

Libyan war accelerates Chinese debate over “non-intervention”

I think the President should have some fireside chats with the American people...

GA Senate passes ALEC health-insurance bill allowing out-of-state policies avoiding GA regulation

Raped policeman: 'I never thought I would be a victim'

A CIA commander for the Libyan rebels (3/28)

Letter to the Kloppenburg campaign

Jury convicts executive in $3 billion mortgage fraud case

ACLU: Police stonewalling info about their device which extracts information from smart phones

Duke Lacrosse accuser indicted on murder charge (from AP).

Biden: Republicans 'Totally Out Of The Closet' With Plan To End Medicare

"They Shoot Horses...." star, Michael Sarrazin dead at 70

Wisconsin - Sign the Petition for Supreme Court recount

Still recovering after watching "The International"

Still recovering after watching "The International"

Colbert vs. Rand.

Citizens of Michigan are beginning to fight back

Paul B. Farrell: We are past the point of no return, thanks to Super Rich

What if we tried to give Pres. Obama the same powers Gov. Snyder now has

"The Golden Arches are offering golden opportunities." - local teevee news reporter

The fascists in the Reichwing who

25% of 800 numbers controlled by 1 porn provider

Cash-strapped BNP 'turns to racist hardcore'

Cash-strapped BNP 'turns to racist hardcore'

This is what SLOB-ocracy looks like: the Grothman Recall Rally

Palin: Don't pick on Trump...

Waukesha canvass gets OK But a few anomalies noted

The S&P Scare?

Help -- I think I just got dinged by an E-Mail, and not sure what to do

Well, we now know that Trump is dumber than W

If we can't stop them drilling in the Gulf, then I hope this new invention works...

Pulitzer prize winning series on the high percentage of unsolved murders in Chicago

Just heard on the 11 o'clock news: NC about to outlaw death of fetus.

County Sheriff charged with distributing meth.

AFL-CIO 2011 Executive PayWatch:

Today is the anniversary of the Oklahoma City Bombing

Today is the anniversary of the Oklahoma City Bombing

When Bush Lost WI in 2000, Walker & Rest of GOP Supported Statewide Recount

Why don't we talk about the war anymore? It's not patriotic like it used to be. BUY WAR BONDS!

Donald Trump: Reagan Was A Con Man Who Couldn’t ‘Deliver The Goods’

Indian arrests reveal corruption in granting of pilot licenses

Indian arrests reveal corruption in granting of pilot licenses

Give Trump All The Rope He Needs

A question to DU

Why Doesn't MSNBC...

An 'Oh Please!' Moment: Is S&P Running Interference to Help Crush Social Security and Medicare?

Can somebody please explain to me how cutting taxes increases revenue?

So, NATO is about to send troops to Misrata to help with the "relief" effort.

So, NATO is about to send troops to Misrata to help with the "relief" effort.

Boy, 9, uses CPR to save 2-year-old sister

Now Chili's served a kid alcohol - Mudslide instead of chocolate shake

Are people who proposition or coerce the obviously drunk into having sex, assholes?

Texas Teacher Pension Needs 21% Return to Keep 80% Funded Ratio

Large "U.S. companies increasingly hire abroad and fire in America"

THANK YOU AMERICA! I got a job today. I had been unemployed since November 2010.

If collective bargaining goes then so should corporations. I mean they

Went to McDonalds hiring day today and applied

Went to McDonalds hiring day today and applied

Was the 2000 Presidential election rigged?

PALIN 2012!

American Wages Stagnate, CEO Wages Increase by 23 Percent

Where did my tax dollars go?

BP Is Messing With the Wrong Woman

Are bathroom breaks now a no-no?

Did Breitbart just call himself "the Upton Sinclair of the mainstream media"?

Former Pharma Rep Blows Whistle: Prescription Drug Industry a Scam

Former Pharma Rep Blows Whistle: Prescription Drug Industry a Scam

Japan's food crisis goes beyond recent panic buying

9 out of 10 climate change denialist "experts" linked to ExxonMobil

Girls

Once Again "YOU"RE BLAMING THE WRONG PEOPLE"

Illegalize it./Legalize it.

Parents, don't dress your girls like tramps

Is Compassion the New Change?

Re-bathroom breaks (a thread from last night)

How will they "cut" Social Security??

I hate people who dismiss facts from reliable organizations.

Just when I thought I had seen the worst from the republicans

Amanda Knox: Journalists call on Italy's President to restore freedom of press

Press Release: Military moves to further isolate Bradley Manning

Rachel Maddow - you are simply the best

Somali Pirates Say They Are At War With India

Senate leader Dick Durbin says Congress shouldn't rule out Social Security cuts and means testing

Has anyone ever tried to sue the federal gov't for taxing capital gains less than income from work?

Libyan Revolution Day 62

breaking: Plane carrying Michelle Obama aborted landing after it came too close to a military C-17

Iran: Dog Ownership to Be Outlawed Under Lawmakers' Plan

"With his father’s passing, young Paul Ryan collected Social Security benefits until age 18"

I don't think the government can renege on social security or medicare

I probably shouldn't find this funny, but.....

Three graphs that should make us worry. A lot.

"How do we break the cycle of despair, exclusion, powerlessness and betrayal?" Ralph Nader

Just watch tivo of Ron Paul on Mathews. Didn't disagree with him once. Is my soul lost?

How do we define 'Bigotry'? A start to an important conversation

Why the breakup of the U.S. is inevitable.

Freeper head explosions re: Brewer vetoes. HA!

We are in the middle of a second Civil War

We are in the middle of a second Civil War

What Texas secession would look like--hilarious!

Wealthy already pay their fair share

Repost - Democrats, the Truth Still Matters!

BP's Secret Deepwater Blowout September 2008

For the DU ladies only?

Right-Wing Crackpot 'Historian' Barton Exposed by Peter Montgomery and Lawrence O'Donnell

Right-Wing Crackpot 'Historian' Barton Exposed by Peter Montgomery and Lawrence O'Donnell

Manufacturing Jobs Returning To Youngstown.

The debt limit ALWAYS passes, Obama better not give up ANYTHING for it!

U.S. Home Prices Keep Falling. Why Should You Buy?

Fuck it. They won, they won. We lost, they won.

Obama Administration Drafts Executive Order On Contractor Donation Transparency

If an underaged girl lies about her age, should a man be charged for having sex with her?

If an underaged girl lies about her age, should a man be charged for having sex with her?

Seattle ed superintendent, featured Eli Broad graduate, fired for failing to address rampant fraud.

Health care workers to rally because they can’t afford medical coverage

MFM loses Mystery Food Challenge, but dogs across America breathe a "woof" of relief...

If you've never seen "Harlan County USA," stream it on Netflix IMMEDIATELY

236 years ago today

Hey Donald! if Rip Taylor can do it, so can you!

Hey Donald! if Rip Taylor can do it, so can you!

PHOTO: Hey, in this economy, any job opportunity is still an opportunity...

Decorah Eagles snowed in.

What's up with the eagle cam?

Milk's required to register with local law enforcement when it moves into a new neighborhood.

W-h-o-o-o-o o-o-o-o-o-o e-e-e-e-e-w w-w-w-w-w !!!!!

Queston about Wii & wireless routers

The Importance of Facebook:

Awesome parody of Sam Cook's "Wonderful World"

Aw, the eagle's nest is covered in snow and it's windy like crazy

It's just like YOU'RE running the Marathon ("Who's going to feed them?")

MFM is in prime physical shape NOW, but the US Olympic team is worried he'll lose this by 2014.

two anniversaries today - sixteen years ago

Words cannot express how much I love Elliott Smith

Lacrosse equipment for the Sonoran Desert

Seafood lovers. It's pretty easy to spot 'em.

JJ - My Life

Time again for 10 questions, the musical edition

I hate captchas

On behalf of my dear dialup friends, please slow down.

PHOTO: I know I have to interview for the job, but...do we really have to do it HERE?

Ticklish giggling penguin.

Posted this in the Hawaii forum, but it's dead over there and I'd like some responses.

Prepare to spend the next 3 hours of your life on this...

Anticipation

Do you ever feel bad for the people at work who that is all they have because they're assholes...

Old potato

DWTS judges are so in the bag for Kirstie Alley

Spring rose(s) {dial-up caution}

Doctor Who actress Elisabeth Sladen dies

It's April 19th, for crying out loud!

UPDATE: You wanted it, you've got it: MORE squirrel rescue photos.

PHOTO: #8 in our 10-part series on "Why You Should Skip MiddleFingerMom's House on Halloween"

I have a question for Bertha Venation... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... "Dude... ... ... you holding?"

For those of you approaching finals (or who know someone who is) -- a "study incentive":

New friends of Aristus, check in here. He feels like he does know everybody now.

So my cutie puppy keeps sticking his freaking tongue up my nose.

Vibes needed. I got fired from my job at the newspaper.

Making angel hair pasta with vegan sausage and mushroom marinara. With wine.

Just got $2,000.00 for Hard Rock pins I paid about $50.00 for. Separated all of the silver ones and

LynneSin reviews Season #1 of Beverly Hills 90210

More Ray Milland on TCM tonight, but still no "The Thing with two Heads"

My hobby expanded last weekend.

Are these types of rides still around outside grocery stores, etc.?

Danger!!1!1!!

I don't want to hear anymore tonight about dogs' tongues up anyone's nose.

Ladies and gentlemen, Ms. Tonya Harding!

Would you move into a house where severe dog abuse occurred?

Job seeking advice

Is the babysitting eagle parent using one of the eaglets as a beak rest?

The Future (according to Google Search)

"We are not fiddling around with our fonts."

Why DU is Better than DK

Hello Kitty Duct Tape

Peepshi - I had to do it!

Starting the MOMENT you leave for work, "Is it quitting time NOW? Is it quitting time NOW?" etc.

Ever wake up thinking you've slept all night, then look at the clock and see you only slept 2 hours

Elisabeth Sladen has died of cancer at the age of 63.

MiddleFingerMom has never been very successful on those matchmaking websites.

Males aren't the ONLY ones who compensate with their vehicles.

Hey! You Kids Get Off My Lawn! Department

DUerisms

New DNC chief: Screen sales of all guns

My hubby expanded last weekend.

my divorce gets weirder by the day :)

US renews investigations of extradited ex-paramilitaries

Arizona Governor Rejects Bid to Loosen Gun Rules

Investigation to open against Colombia's ambassador to Peru for 'parapolitics'

Syria protests: Thousands occupy Homs city centre

Malaysia obesity campaign targets students

Ariz. voters get ballot issue on campaign funding

Obama ran against Bush, but now governs like him

It is not dark yet , but it is getting there

Bahrain escapes censure by West as crackdown on protesters intensifies

Protests After Syria Ends 48-Year Emergency

GOP insiders embrace Trump's presidential bid

Formal retreat: Fidel Castro quits Communist Party's central committee

Treasury could sell GM shares in summer or fall

I can't decide which LOLcat I like the most today

I can't decide which LOLcat I like the most today

Cuba's party congress agrees to allow private property

Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons

(Canadian) Teen refugee sent to Mexico to get new hearing

Sometimes... this is how I picture Nolabear:

Widespread election violence erupts in Nigeria

Recall Petitions Filed Against Two More Wisconsin Republican Senators

Economic anxiety threatens Obama in 2012, but in poll he edges GOP rivals

British troops go to Libya amid 'Vietnam' warnings

Little immediate change coming to Cuba (Castro formerly resigns)

Amazon Defense Coalition: Miami Herald Catches Chevron in Lie at Ecuador Well Site

NATO missiles strike Tripoli, Sirte: Libyan TV

Ruling opens the door to legalize marijuana in Canada

Supreme Court evacuated due to unattended stroller

Supreme Court evacuated due to unattended stroller

NFL, Players Resume Court-ordered Negotiations

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Tuesday, April 19, 2011

GOP leaders name Cantor, Kyl to deficit panel

Former aide rips Palin in leaked book manuscript: Former governor broke election law, Bailey alleges

BP's Secret Deepwater Blowout September 2008

Lawyers allege prosecution pressure at Omar Khadr’s trial

Obama administration eases pain of Medicare cuts

Top US court declines plea by Uighurs at Guantanamo Bay

Sen. Dick Durbin: Social Security Cuts Should Not Be Ruled Out

Pastor pleads guilty to sexual assault

Health care workers to rally because they can’t afford medical coverage

Storms force 450 cancellations at O’Hare

Japanese exports fall 2.2% in March due to tsunami

Petitions urge Snyder to not cut Earned Income Tax Credit

Rabbits

Judge says he won't rush decision on Maine mural

U.S. Hurries to Sell GM Stake (double-digit multi billion dollar haircut as GM drops to post IPO low

US greenhouse gases drop to 15-year low

Schwarzenegger says commutation was to help friend

NRG Abandons Project for 2 Reactors in Texas

Oklahoma set to repeal collective bargaining law

A totally maudlin appreciation thread for our critter buddies.

Misurata says it has asked for foreign ground troops

Saudis 'offer to widen huge U.S. arms buy'

Financial System Riskier, Next Bailout Will Be Costlier, S&P Says

President Obama to hold meeting on immigration reform

Payrolls Rise in 38 States, Led by Texas; Unemployment Rate Declines in 34

Security breach at Sydney Airport

Katya's story: trafficked to the UK, sent home to torture

Idaho rescuers alter search operation for miner

CIA declassifies WWI-era secret documents

Mediterranean fish threatened with extinction

Judge throws out conviction of white supremacist

President signs disaster declaration for North Carolina

Revel, unions sign labor agreement for $2.4 billion casino; about 1,800 workers already on site

Baxter desperately needs those powerful patented Lounge vibes.

‘Don’t Tread on Me’ gets official seal of approval in Mo., Ariz.

Most Canadian millionaires self-made

Kloppenburg Campaign Denies Recount Would be Frivolous

Blumenthal Seeks To Ban Menthol Cigarettes

Looking out my back door. Sit with me for a moment.

McDonald's to hire 50,000 today

Up close

Question about learning languages (Mandarin, Arabic, Hindi, Spanish Portuguese)

Poll: 48% Of Iowa Republicans Say Obama Wasn’t Born In U.S.

Grete Waitz dies at 57; marathoner was a trailblazer for female distance runners

Ex-pastor pleads guilty to using Facebook to send and solicit child pornography

Plane with Michelle Obama had to abort landing because of mistake

Pa. wants to end gas-drilling wastewater discharge

Police 'engaging with royal wedding protesters'

Creepiest movie /TV kid

Is anyone getting Nintendo's new console system, Project Café?

Economic angst threatens Obama in 2012, but in poll he edges GOP rivals

Doctor Who actress Elisabeth Sladen dies

Former bank boss Lee Farkas guilty of fraud in US

I can't believe I'm doing this: Quitting my current job

WI's Government Accountability Board Finds 'No Major Discrepancies' in Waukesha County Canvass

US military deaths in Iraq war at 4,447

Michigan prosecutor files to stop Koran-burning pastor

British military officers to be sent to Libya

Fossilised spider 'biggest on record'

Police: Baby cut out of pregnant Ky. woman

WikiLeaks Suspect Being Moved Out of Quantico

Police: 5-Year-Old Takes Gun To School

Police: 5-Year-Old Takes Gun To School

Cape Wind, First U.S. Offshore Wind Farm, Building Plan Approved

Journalist association to march against recurrent death threats

Portal 2 is out now.

Sen. Dick Durbin: Social Security Cuts Should Not Be Ruled Out

Can I write a letter of recommendation for a supervisor?

I'd like to see Marilyn Davenport burned at the Stake

Videos: Obama slams GOP for threatening Medicare, education funding and more...

You can listen to President Obama's townhall now on C-Span. You won't have listen to the loathsome

Surprise! Gov. Brewer vetoes AZ birther bill

Gene Lyons: Time to Play Ball

How the GOP Is Committing Political Suicide With Ryan's Extremist Budget Plan

If you like your Medicare thank the Democratic Party.

Trump: I'll Release My Tax Returns When Obama Releases His Birth Certificate

Republicans Want To Pull A Social Security Scam

Dean Baker: Rep. Ryan Puts the Republicans on the Record

Joe Madison: Trump is a CHUMP

(IN) Gov to get Arab-American Award

Pres. Obama's two-day fundraising trip to CA

POLL: Obama +17 over Palin, +15 over Newt, +4 over Mitt, +6 over Huck, +13 over TPaw and Trump

President Obama responds to the Republicans' charge his tax hike would hurt small business

"The Donald trumped on abortion question?"

RASMUSSEN: President Obama 49% Orly Trump 34%

Pentagon: Price of big-ticket weapons programs grew $64 billion in 2010

In the deficit debate, everything should be on the table: $100 billion in tax havens

It's looking like all the republican candidates will have to go "birther" to have a chance with

The Season for Reason is upon us....a SHIFT is occuring ....from Far Right to Pragmatism...The GOPer

Is it appropriate that the TX station played tape of President taking off mic, lecturing them?

Tweety and company bashing Obama poll numbers while Rasmussen has him at 49%

Is Obama BACK PEDALING on taxing the rich already?

Should Obama declassify and speak publicly about oil company and other lobbying for Iraq War?

What the hell is wrong with Dick Durbin?

Wisconsin Recall Drive Makes History (# 4 to be filed)

The Rethugs think they have a WIN-WIN situation for 2012.

POLL: Majority Backs Gay Marriage, 51/47. Big swing toward equality in two years, from -10 to +4.

Poll: 70 Percent of "Tea Party Supporters" Oppose Medicare Cuts. HAHAHAHA...

Scrap the Cap, Strengthen Social Security (Sen. Harkin, April 4)

How serious was S&P's "warning"? Not very: by Paul Krugman

OBAMA IS TRULY AMAZING: They beat up on him all day everyday, rightwingers and the professional left

Obama backs lifting income cap for Social Security

Syrian-American Gov. Mitch Daniels Accepts Award from Arab American Institute

Teabaggers planning rally in CA tomorrow where Obama will be:

WILL ROGERS TALKS TO THE BANKERS - Will Rogers

Can You Hear Us Now? UnCut Verizon protest

Young Turks: More Teen Suicide In Conservative Areas

Draw Mo Day 2 - This time it's the Rapture

Wind Turbine Fire

Thom Hartmann and Bill McKibbon on Catastrophic Climate Change

Arnie Gundersen refutes Tepco's claim that Fuel Pool shows 'No Fission', No monitoring of fish in US

Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey creates $40k civilian TN Air Guard job for non-Vet, 2010 campaign staffer

Protest at US Chamber of Commerce - Power Shift 2011 - StopTheChamber.com

Tea Party Thug at Palin Speech, Madison, WI

Power Shift & UnCut take over a BP

Phyllis Bennis: UK Sends Troops to Libya as Intl Coalition Expands Mission to Include Regime Change

CUBA: Castro promises reform at Communist Party Congress

TDPS: New Arizona Birther Law Could Require Candidates to Describe Their Penis

Thom Hartmann: Atlas Shrugged - bizarre philosophy at work

Eliot Spitzer debates Brent Bozell on CNN

James O'Keefe made a music video, seriously he did

Obama Makes O'Reilly Use Google ( Fox news warning )

Programmer under oath admits computers rig elections

A.Gundersen: JP: Radioactive Steam Air & Ocean, Vermont Yankee Shutdown News [Democracy NOW!]

Trump Melodrama, Racism Against Obama, and America Supports Gay Marriage!

US uses India as electronics garbage dump

Papantonio: Republicans Love Ayn Rand

Union Workers Protest at Rep. Frank Wolf's Press Conference

Mike Malloy - Freak Of The Day: Marylin Davenport

Mike Malloy - Trump For President

Racist Teaparty Republican apologizes for Obama chimpanzee e-mail

Arnie Gundersen - Fukushima Updates - April 18, 2011

BBC Human Planet: The Douche

Democracy Now with Arnie Gundersen

Post-election violence erupts in Nigeria

Frank Schaeffer: “Obama Is Now and Will Be a Great President”

Trump interrupts 18 Times "Excuse Me"

Mike Malloy - To Hell With You, Ryan (Plus George Carlin Bonus)

Young Turks: Rep. Weiner Calls Out GOP Over Obama Speech

Breaking SNOOZE: Rush Limbaugh Breaks His Arm Patting Himself On The Back

Bush Adviser Karl Rove Lashes Out At Trump: He’s ‘A Joke Candidate’ of the "nutty right"

Nuclear Expert Says 9 Months To Stop Japan Radiation Leak Is Very Optimistic

Trump Backed Down

Bill Maher: Ed Schultz vs Michael Steele

Glenn Beck's Corn Cow Conspiracy

Obama Scolds Disrespectful Texas Reporter

Programmer under oath admits computers rig elections.

Thom Hartmann: I'll bet you didn't see this Palin on Face the Nation

Trump: "None of Your Business What I Find"

Cenk Uygur: Fox News Prez. Spying On His Staff ?

Joy Behar Hosts Stephanie Miller and Andrew Breitbart

Dylan Ratigan Interviews Andrew Breitbart

Republicans Voted to End Medicare: How Will You Pay?

TYT: Gang Of Six Attack Social Security

Interstates & States of Grief, Part1 (a new visual poem/essay by Phil Rockstroh

The Price You're Paying For Gas Isn't The Real Price It's The Price Wall St Believes Oil Will Reach

So, do you still watch MSNBC?

A leak in paradise (teaser) - Coming in 2012 (The Offshore Industry-A Whistleblower-Their Secrets)

EvelJustin: Ideal Republican Government

Young Turks: Rep. Ryan Wants Respect From President Obama??

Teabagger Violence Mars Tax Day Rally With Sen. Marco Rubio

Programmer under oath admits computers rig elections

COMEDY! "Paul Ryan's Quest"

Benton Harbor, MI Story On The Rachel Maddow Show 4/18/2011

Peak oil review - April 18

Japan Nuclear Agency: Reactor Building No. 4's Basement Filled With Five Meters Of Water

IAEA Briefing on Fukushima Nuclear Accident (18 April 2011, 15:35 UTC)

South Korean mothers stage anti-nuclear protest

Mysterious Trades in a Big Block of Tokyo Electric Shares ($600 million) Draw Regulators’ Interest

"Definitive" Study Of Media Climate Coverage Says All Is Well- But Omits Television, Fox News

Australian GHG Emissions Up 0.5% In 2010

19 April - TX Wildfires Have Consumed 1.6 Million Acres, Destroyed 240 Homes - Forecast Hot & Dry

Chevron's environmental oil case turns into duel in the Amazon

IAEA Briefing on Fukushima Nuclear Accident (19 April 2011, 18.00 UTC)

TEPCO Press Release (Apr 19,2011)—Detection of Radioactive Materials from Seawater near Fukushima…

TEPCO Press Release (as of 6:00 pm, April 19)—Plant Status of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Stati…

TEPCO Press Release (Apr 19,2011)—Detection of Radioactive Material from Subsurface Water near …

TEPCO Press Release (Apr 19,2011)—Out flow of fluid containing radioactive materials to the ocean…

TEPCO Press Release (Apr 19,2011)—The results of nuclide analyses of radioactive materials in…air…

TEPCO Press Release (as of 16:00PM, April 19th)—Status of TEPCO's Facilities and its services after…

TEPCO Press Release (Apr 19,2011)—Transfer of high level radioactive wastewater to the Centralized…

10 Reasons to Still Be Pissed Off About the BP Disaster

Ultra-Efficient Racer Gets 2,564.8 MPG

JAIF: Earthquake Report No. 57

Worldwatch Institute's World Nuclear Industry Status Report 2010-2011 draft report available

BP post 5.6 BILLION in profits

Robot finds sauna-like conditions around damaged reactor (Unit 2)

Are Rising Oil and Food Prices a Scam? (Consortium News) (xpost)

Arnie Gunderson Refutes TEPCO's imagination

What Feed-in Tariffs Could Do for Japan's Electricity Shortage

Sometimes our elected officials tell us it is not Govt. job to create jobs, unless it's for Monsanto

Salon: The decade the GOP hopes you've forgotten

Obama ran against Bush, but now governs like him

Breitbart's book: Righteous Indignation:Excuse Me While I Save the World

"Can A Fukushima Happen in Russia? No..."

Brent Budowsky: Elizabeth Warren for senator

Radiation release from Fukushima won't increase much: IAEA

We should look to Bolivia for inspiration

Sasol’s Plan For North American Shale Gas: Turn It Into Diesel

10 Doomsday trends America can’t survive (Paul B. Farrell, Marketwatch)

Trading Down: Laid-Off Americans Increasingly Taking Pay Cuts - And Kissing Their Old Lives Goodbye

Those Billionaires (Obama starting to emulate Bernie Sanders's rhetoric)

Are Rising Oil and Food Prices a Scam?

Michigan citizens group files paperwork for petition to recall Snyder

Extortion Politics: Why Won’t American Business Stop the GOP From Threatening to Blow Up The Economy

Florida Set to Move on a “Show Me Your Papers” Immigration Bill- It May Cost the Republicans 2012

Iraqi oil supply was considered to be 'vital' to British interests

Eric Foner's The Fiery Trial

Madison, Corporations, and the National Security State by Scott Horton

"Sleepwalking into the Imperial Dark/ What It Feels Like When a Superpower Runs Off the Tracks"

Bombshell exclusive: Leading expert withdraws name from Climate Shift report

Amy Goodman interviews Right Livelihood Laureate Mycle Schneider

Libyan rebel's story shows links to Taliban, Al Qaeda, NATO

The Ghost Park - Yellowstone Up First; The Rest Will Go As Trees Die & Burn

Obama adviser, Elizabeth Warren, speaks at University of Kentucky

Good question: Why ARE the prices at your Co-op so much higher?

Peak Oil - An objection to Hubbert's U.S. production curve as a benchmark for world production

Recent Yale Male Behavior So Sexist the Federal Government Has to Intervene

The Do-Nothing Plan: How Congress can balance the budget in eight years by literally doing nothing.

Obama rips GOP plan, yet sees hope for a debt deal

Lawmaker: Ban guns from Capitol (MN)

Gov. Jan Brewer issues veto on campus gun bill

6-year-old brings gun to Texas school, 3 hurt

NRA chief says Obama re-election threatens guns rights

Even if you love guns, the NRA is NOT your friend

It must be spring! Time for an open carry litter pickup!

Loaded gun falls on floor, goes off in kindergartners' lunch room.

Kindergartner brings gun to Texas school, 3 hurt

Even on Religious Campuses, Students Fight for Gay Identity

Lil B to Name Album I’m Gay

So I went to the Phoenix LGBT Gay Pride Festival last weekend.

I Open Carried my AR15 at the local Tea Party today

Dallas County Commissioner Compares Being Transgender to Being Fat

Gunman upset daughter was in lesbian relationship

Malaysia sends 66 boys to anti-gay camp

McKeon backs legislation to disrupt ‘Don’t Ask’ repeal

Leader of Maine’s Anti-Gay Marriage Campaign Admits They Lied

Sen. Sherrod Brown's (D-OH) mass e-mail on ENDA

MAP: Has Your State Banned Sodomy?

So somebody walked into a school in a town near me and didn't shoot

Greenwald said something interesting about Bradley Manning:

Lincecum ties Christy Mathewson for most 10+ strikeout games in Giants history..

English football rules need clarification.

Boxing Review (4-16)

Should Alabama give Sarah Patterson a statue?

Wings!

English football rules need clarification.

Bobby Knight is a lying son of a bitch

NHL, NBC sign record-setting 10-year TV deal

So Tressel printed and signed his name...

Cincinnati Reds pitcher accused of shoplifting $59 worth of shirts...

Politicians weigh into Santos-Uribe 'rift'

We should look to Bolivia for inspiration

'US led major efforts to help Israel at UN after Cast Lead'

Suspects in Gaza activist killing die in raid

Two main suspects in slaying of Gaza activist killed in Hamas raid

Report: Quartet may formally recognize Palestinian state if peace talks not renewed

Abbas: Britain and France would recognize Palestinian state

Conservative Bloggers Accidentally Slam Palin's "Vicious," "Tone Deaf" Passover Statement

Proud to support Pride again

US renews investigations of extradited ex-paramilitaries

Amazon Defense Coalition: Miami Herald Catches Chevron in Lie at Ecuador Well Site

Chevron's environmental oil case turns into duel in the Amazon

Investigation to open against Colombia's ambassador to Peru for 'parapolitics'

Statement about Helen Thomas and Move Over AIPAC (Helen Thomas withdraws from conference)

DAS planned smear campaign to sabotage NGOs (Colombian CIA & FBI)

Journalist association to march against recurrent death threats

Haitian Companies Still Sidelined from Reconstruction Contracts

On island economies and food "rationing".

PSA: Reminder, Skip Gates' new series "Black in Latin America" tonight.

Cuba's party congress agrees to allow private property

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