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Archives: April 25, 2011

Afghan jail break sees hundreds flee, including Taliban

Afghan jail break sees hundreds flee, including Taliban

Afghan jail break sees hundreds flee, including Taliban

Relay for Life at George Washington University

UAW sets benchmark for wage-cutting in global auto industry

Portugal’s intelligence chief accused Australia of “fomenting unrest” in East Timor

Britain: Most universities to charge maximum tuition fees

a quick funny, (not Easter related, but Happy Easter to all here anyway)

Now they're going after foster kids.

Trump too busy to vote - far worse than it has been reported says the UK's Guardian

Anybody hear anything about the War on Iraq lately?

Rep. Luis Gutierrez, D-Ill. "pushing Obama to keep (immigration reform) promises".

Latino Congressman to Obama: Change takes courage, keep your promises!

Scott Walker creates 125 new jobs in Wiscons...... oh, never mind.

Hitchhiking

The verdict on Sun News ('Fox News North'): 'Cheap, cheesy, terrible'

Oops! Hundreds escape from Kandahar prison

Oops! Hundreds escape from Kandahar prison

Humorist Chad rails against sports stadiums

Don't Like a Weak Dollar? Might as Well Get Used to It

Sens. Graham, McCain and Lieberman applaud Obama for drones over Libya, urge escalation

$6 Gas? Could Happen if Dollar Keeps Getting Weaker

The Economist: Courageous Progressive Caucus Budget

Escalation in the 'not war' against Libya

No Place to Hide: Internet Tracking Probe Unveiled as New Smartphone Spy Scandal Unwinds

Anyone who thinks pot should remain illegal, but is not advocating for a return...

Devolution of the Republicans....

Japan to cull dying livestock in no-entry zone near nuclear plant

Some Idiot On Facebook Posted A Faux Obituary of President Obama

did you have a nice easter?

Democrats and Republicans escalate campaign against health care programs

Kate's Dress Revealed!

The Abu Ghraib Photos You Haven’t Seen

Pak May Approach UN to Halt US Drone Strikes in Its Territory

French Plan To Clean Fukushima’s Radioactive Water Detailed — Including Risks

I am asking a question for personal reasons that I cannot disclose right now

How would the United Kingdom deal with a Gay Monarch today?

NY Times: Pennsylvania concerns inspiring Texans to protest fracking.

Gov. Walker takes credit for creating 254 jobs that were created by Dem Governor last year...

REPORT: 'King & Spalding' Law Firm Backing Out of DOMA Case

Our temperatures here have been averaging 10-10+ degrees cooler than seasonal.

Taliban break more than 450 out of Afghan prison

...attempted Gitmo spoiler against our 8 group coalition. We had intel on them & published first...

Radioactivity in seawater near Fukushima is close to the highest-ever level recorded in history

Apparently, Dick Cheney was so afraid of Afghan sharecroppers he had to build a camp to hold them.

Bad, bad corporations

Bad, bad corporations

Repubs are running scared on Ryan plan...

With the new documents from Wikileaks coming out, do you think

'Spice' traps troops

'Spice' traps troops

Supreme Court declines to fast track Virginia's challenge to health care legislation

China should cap forex reserves at 1.3 trillion U.S. dollars: China banker

Credo Action says "tell your congress critter to tax billionaires"

Toles rant- Can you understand this?

Wisconsin Democracy Campaign - Follow the money

Ajdabiya Square Named After Tim Hetherington

Toles toon- We'll need extra brooms

Paul Krugman on progressive budget

Tsunami Speeds ‘Terminal Decline’ of Japan’s Fishing Industry

I just got back from Las Vegas....

Most Americans Want Wealth Distribution Similar to Sweden

GOP 2012

Rising Gas Prices Expected To Increase Exxon’s Earnings By More Than 50%

Iraq Postpones New Oil Bidding Round To January 2012 - Oil Minister

Mike Huebsch, author of WI budget "adjustment" & 2nd most powerful man in WI, was ALEC state chair

Fla Gov Rick Scott teams up with Insurance lobbyists to raise homeowner rates 25-100%

Being played again

We need laws to address nepotism

Wow...where to begin?

SC to hear arguments in a case that could dramatically raise the bar for shareholders seeking

Guantánamo Leaks Lift Lid on World's Most Controversial Prison (Thank You, Manning!)

New York Students Suspended for Protesting Budget Cuts, Massive Union Rally Opposing Cuts on May 12

Texas may strip away transgender marriage rights

2 U.S. Soldiers Killed In Southern Iraq

Democratic Congressman Jerry Nadler rips President Obama for not focusing more on jobs

R.I. pol who made 'Guatemalan gay man' remarks arrested in CT on drug, DUI charges..

Teachers Aren't the Enemy

IMF bombshell: Age of America nears end

Drone attacks drain our legitimacy

Clement has resigned re: DOMA defense.

Man Tried To Rape Radio Host While On Air

Probe into hole in plane turns to assembly process

Loser criminal of the week

Wow - Great new ad from Americans United for Change targets Ryan budget for ending Medicare (VIDEO)

video-Michigan Town Hall Attendees Demand ‘Higher Business Tax’Instead

The strategery of disinformation..

The strategery of disinformation..

McDonald's Perp Was Busted There Before

As gas prices rise, so does bus ridership

Teach for America and the charter school movement has one major purpose: destroy the teacher unions

I (heart) George Takei

# 28 and # 29

30 days to relocate and the movers won't go near Japan nuclear plant

Wingnut tells me Quitter is SO over with them, only us Dems are obsessed with her

DON'T WORRY, BE HAPPY

Tar balls wash up on 2 South Florida beaches (just as Gov. Scott lets Transocean off the hook!)

another lying hypocritical REPUBLICAN gets busted in R.I.

There will be hell...

Can Europe's tea parties upend EU?

HEY BOEHNER, it's day whatever, where are the fucking jobs you clowns campaigned on? Dickweed.

"Allah Honors Wives With Beatings"...How to beat your wife in an honorable way...

Veteran GOP Pollster Declines Offer To Join Trump Team

How will America react when Gabi Giffords' photos come out this weekend?

Stimulus by Fed Is Disappointing, Economists Say

Nissan recalls 271,000 SUVs on steering risk

Karmic redistribution; gas prices actually helped someone.

How did Japan's nuclear industry become so arrogant?

Military patrols start Friday night in downtown Columbus

Non Sequitur toon- The Big Picture

new MSNBC adds / these are good

Borowitz: Trump Dogged By Rumors His Hair is Not From U.S.

Dean Baker on Paul Ryan's budget plan - The Battle Is Over Money, Not Philosophy

Unlike 4 years ago, heavy independent participation likely in GOP presidential primary

Times/USC Dornsife poll: California voters want public employees to help ease state's financial trou

Neoliberalism: Centrist Democrats, and Traditional Democrats

Colorado mall bomb suspect was released from prison 7 days before incident

Crown Prince of UAE to Meet With Obama Tuesday- President Needs to Ask About the Detained Dissidents

Bloomberg Warns Trump on ‘Birther Issue’

More Polls Show Shift on Same-Sex Marriage

Newly Leaked Documents Show the Ongoing Travesty of Guantanamo

Did you know that "most of the world" is busily preparing for the Royal Wedding?!

U.S. Food Costs May Rise 4% Behind Beef, Pork: USDA

BREAKING NEWS: Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour says he will not be a candidate for president

Rober De Niro Speaks and we should ALL be listening.

Rober De Niro Speaks and we should ALL be listening.

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's budget plan cuts legal services for poor

Ohio State football: NCAA penalties could be severe

Southern Republicans unhappy will Civil War outcome

The Mystery of Duffy's Cut

Why Emergency Room Access Is Not The Same Thing As Access To Health Care

Why Emergency Room Access Is Not The Same Thing As Access To Health Care

Barbour says he will not run in the 2012 election

Sean Duffy Gets Challenger in Wisconsin’s 7th:Pat Kreitlow

I think they need a larger nest (the eagles, that is)

I think they need a larger nest (the eagles, that is)

Fellow woodchucks: I'm wondering if we should all think about where we should draw the line.

That's soooo Takei....

"Spent" interactive web piece that takes you through your real choices when you lose your job.

Your Local Military Industrial Complex

Financial Heist of the Century: Confiscating Libya's Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWF) by Manlio Dinucci

Exclusive:The Astroturf Lobbyists Behind The New ‘Tea Party’ Group Pushing To Repeal

Remember The Days When Competing Gas Stations Had Price Wars.......

Wall Street insider shows how he paid 1% in federal income taxes on an income of $207,415 in 2009.

"Reverend Graham, what's the idea that you most dearly associate with Easter?"

NY gives nod to porn in public libraries

Al-Qaeda wanted to blow up your Sega, and more WikiLeaks shocks

On Civil War's 150th anniversary, tension between whites

Now for a change of pace..anyone seen this yet?

Immigrant workers keep farms running

I think there's a real possibility of a very public total trump meltdown

Wisconsin - Walker almost certain to face recall

Galveston's Water Mess

Schumer Announces Support For "Billy's Law" AKA also known as Help Find the Missing Act

Men face hate crime charges in Yuba County attack

iPhone’s Location-Data Collection Can’t Be Turned Off

Just another day at the factory.

Let's push Jane Eyre ahead of Atlas Shrugged

WikiLeaks Reveals Secret Guantánamo Files, Exposes Detention Policy as a Construct of Lies

IED found on Brownsville TX highway

Chris Hedges: The Corporate State Wins Again

Dennis Kucinich - This Friday in Tacoma

Can't resist: Levi Johnston Writing Tell-All Book on Palin

Georgia issues tax refunds via BofA debit card instead of paper check; $2 fee to ask a question

Nichols: As Congressional GOP Faces Voter Anger at Town Meetings, Senator Urges Hiding Out in DC

Pennsylvania foreclosure prevention program that works...

Gitmo recidivist numbers & Big Lies.

More Questions Of Koch Brothers’ Fingers In Scott Walker’s Wisconsin Pie... (Forbes)

Organic farming methods take root at Fresno State

ABC News: Republican Lawmakers Face Angry, Confused Constituents on Medicare, Budget Cuts

"Will Wisconsin Recall Elections Be Held On One Day?":

Potential Republicon Candidate #4, his name is Mitt Romney and this is part of his sad story

Who would've ever believed it? The birthers are now the sane ones!

The Economist: The courageous Progressive Caucus Budget

Trump lashes out at De Niro

Haley Barbour Not Running For President: I Don't Have That 'Fire In The Belly'

dupe; please delete

US senators call for Gaddafi’s assassination: Republicans support Libyah frreedooooom

BREAKING: John Boehner’s $5 Million Attorney Drops DOMA Defense

Bill Could Clear Way For Jindal's Health Care Privatization Push

Bill Could Clear Way For Jindal's Health Care Privatization Push

The Republicans' Really Thin Gruel

The domestic oil production is the highest since 2003?

Trumpery

Kucinich's Madison Declaration.

Here are some of my principles as a woodchuck.

Poll: 22% of West Virginia Republicans believe Obama was born in US

Afterbirthers Demand To See Obama's Placenta

Toon: "You know, Kate isn't Royalty"

What's going to happen when the hammer comes down on oil/gas speculation and

(PA-R) Gov. Corbett(Gov. Corporate) signs first bill, repeals fire sprinkler requirement

Donald Trump seems to be very vulnerable to being fed a fake document about Obama right now.

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp lines up Formula One takeover bid

U.S. Reports Manufacturing Flaw in Ruptured Jet

Ron Paul will announce presidential exploratory cmte tomrrw...Paul in Reno Thurs, same day Trump in

The Onion Fools The New York Times With Fake Obama Tiger Beat Cover

RI State Rep. Who Joked Of Pot-Smoking Immigrants Arrested

President Obama ignoring his base like Jimmy Carter did,

Hah - Rachel beat Hannity's Liberal Bias show in younger key demo viewers

Predictions on when Trumps ridiculous presidential aspirations burst?

Suspects were nabbed and shipped to Gitmo because they wore cheap watches.

Do farm pesticides reduce kids’ IQs?

franklin graham the birther

Hard Times: AAA Reports 18% Increase in Motorists Running Out of Gas

self delete, nothing to see here. please move along

psssst, Cenk . . .

The quickest way to ease the budget crisis

Should Harry Reid make Repubs in Senate vote up or down on Ryan bill?

The United States — One nation under contract

Pat Buchanan is blaming Obama for the oil price

the smiley faced exxon-mobil 'geologist' commercial really pisses me off

Gasoline prices expected to slow summer travel

When did calling redheads "ginger" get started? Etymology of "ginger"?

When did calling redheads "ginger" get started? Etymology of "ginger"?

How schoolboys began the Syrian revolution

FCC Asks Supreme Court For Power To Levy Indecency Fines

FCC Asks Supreme Court For Power To Levy Indecency Fines

Two weeks ago, Tim Geithner warned we'll hit the debt ceiling on 5/16. What happens then?

TIL the Tea Party are Racists. They're not even attempting to be coy about it anymore.

Ontario civil servant's obituary: 'In lieu of flowers, please vote LIBERAL'

Sounding more and more like early Iraq....

Obama and Democrats tricked into falling for "deficit" argument once again?

Apple iPhone spying was no accident according to revealed patent applications

Did anyone else find Morning Joe in London to be a Big Bore today?

U.S. wants to restart lab testing of chimps as science cools to it

Rachel Maddow beats Sean Hannity in Key Rating Demo (the money demo) on Friday

Crazy: South Carolina Tea Party Love Them Some Donald Trump!

Grover Norquist is a guest on The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell.

Frank Luntz cheerleads for Paul Ryan at his own "focus group" on Hannity

Aw hell, Haley Barbour pulls out of presidential race.

DOJ Warns Gitmo Defense Attorneys Not to Use (TRUTH) Gitmo Files

Karl Marx, part 4: 'Workers of the world, unite!'

The Celebrated Dumping Grounds

New Jersey Bans Job Ads That Discriminate Against Unemployed (WOW and about time)

New Jersey Bans Job Ads That Discriminate Against Unemployed (WOW and about time)

White House website lying about your taxes

Trump claims Obama birth certificate 'missing'

DU just in: My men in Hawaii say "Trump is wearing a shitty wig".

DU just in: My men in Hawaii say "Trump is wearing a shitty wig".

A Tribute To War.

Keeping Them Out ---Or Keeping Us In?

TMI! Fan’s plan to propose to Ryan Braun backfires in a big way

Police: Missouri levee failure imminent

Hey Rush, If Obama were a dictator like you say...you'd be sitting in Guantanamo by now n/t.

Help save 4 million children's lives in five years!

When the bastards at the Chamber of Commerce bankrolled the Tea-baggers

MSNBC TV: Franklin Graham up next on Last Word

Judge’s Partner Cited As Grounds For Prop. 8 Appeal

Restrepo is showing on National Geographic channel

Number 4 Fukushima reactor has temps rising despite continued infusion of water

By F Graham's logic we should be questioning the Christianity of all converts.

Rachel is the best

President Obama Didn't Do Enough To Celebrate Easter, Critics Say (I say BULLSHIT!)

Rachel Maddow, and liberal tag... that was

So if teachers in Tennessee can't use the word "gay", does that mean that students

Today in 'Are You Effing Kidding Me?"

On Kim Iverson: Going through divorce when husband diagnosed with cancer....

I FEEL LIKE TYPING IN ALL CAPS IS THE ONLY POWER I HAVE LEFT!!!

Southern Republicans not happy with Civil War outcome.

Memphis Talk Radio Cuts Beck, Savage and more!

Give me some good questions to ask at a Town Hall Meeting

Human cannonball dies in UK stunt accident

We must face overpopulation, some quotes

Franklin Graham is lying on Lawrence O'Donnell

Wisconsin Recall Targets raising money as fast as they can.

Interested in participating in call with CNET editors re: future of cell phone services & tech?

Grover Norquist is simply a loud mouthed coward.

Taliban Tunnel Took Over Five Months to Complete (Had Electricity and Air Pipes)

Dupe

DWP neglected to bill customers, then hit them with sizeable due notices

Whatever happened to the "Windfall profits" tax?

White House to Franklin Graham: You're "Preposterous"

I just thought of the BEST commmercial for dems to run

I just thought of the BEST commmercial for dems to run

Appearance with Rachel Maddow may cost Blagojevich

Amazon seller lists book at $23,698,655.93 -- plus shipping (Robot pricing)

Get on the Bus

funny how rachel is the only one in the media showing the hypocrisy of mccain, lieberman and graham

Inbred

My Brother Joe By Tony Sutton

The disgusting AFA defends the Mc attackers

Can Paul Ryan be recalled?

Bus driver fired over Planned Parenthood assignment reaches settlement

Fukushima to cull dying livestock in 20-km radius of nuclear plant

delete take 2

Japan Earthquake Aftermath Raises Suicide Fears

whoops delete computer glitchy

Weigel (Slate) and Kroll (MoJo): The Right-Wing Network in the States - and Behind the War on Unions

Drug-bashing RI Republican charged with drug use

I hear that the House Progressive Caucus has come up with a budget..

With public's backing, Dems to push tax hikes for the wealthy

Wikileaks: Many at Guantanamo 'not dangerous'

CNN's Home Page gives birthers a bubbly, refreshing reality enema

CNN's Home Page gives birthers a bubbly, refreshing reality enema

Trump: How did Obama get into the Ivy League?

Paul Ryan's Budget Becomes Bogeyman Uniting Progressives, Democrats

Stephanie Miller: "If you guys ever want to have sex again, you WILL care about ...

Chinese, U.S. Media Ignore Wildcat Truck Drivers Strike in Shanghai

Republicans want to level the playing field: FLAT TAX ON COPORATIONS!

I am sick a tired of Trump. He's nothing but a racist and should be removed...

Colorado Republicans kill in-state tuition proposal

Self-deleted by member

914 girls for every 1,000 boys... India's disturbing trend

914 girls for every 1,000 boys... India's disturbing trend

Fail someone posted on facebook.

So does the Left matter or not?

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

Lawrence O'Donnell gets biblical on Rush Limpballs. The pill pusher

What do people think of David Brooks of the NYTimes?

Hightower: From Democracy to Plutocracy: Nothing conservative about Walker's autocratic power grab

Photo of the day (JAPAN)

Jimmy Carter, other former leaders to visit North Korea

Trump: Obama wasn't qualified for Ivy League

First openly gay candidate wins in Tokyo ward

"We have made Progressive a bad word." -Glen Beck.

Your weekly "Atlas Shrugged (Part 1!)" update

Michael Ware: on loss of Tim Hetherington & Chris Hondros

So . . . what happens to the astronauts?

What are your best bumper sticker ideas for next year. Here is mine:

Iowa couple may get free $320,000 home because of 1880's law loophole

Iowa couple may get free $320,000 home because of 1880's law loophole

Would you have voted for FDR after he said that public-sector unions should be banned?

Libya has potential to be a major problem for Obama.

Missouri lieutenant governor's car stolen, torched

Anyone watching Ron Paul on Colbert?

Titanic's unknown child is finally ID'd

What I saw in a Parking Lot tonight that made me smile really big: Bumpersticker

The 'Judicial Independence' of Justice David T. Prosser - A BRAD BLOG Special Investigation

Republicans (Paul Ryan especially) are going to steal "Corporate welfare" out from under us

New definition of "political correctness" (received in email)

There's a lot of crazy people in the world.

Bradley Manning Can Be Both a Criminal and a Hero.

Trump: Obama wasn't smart enough for Harvard

SIXTH Republican to be recalled in Wisconsin this Thursday. ** Sen. Robert Cowles**

Gary Tuckman on Eliott Spitzer's show: Obama can get a copy of his long form birth

Whatever the market will bear...

Of interest to the DU eagle watchers

FOK (Friends of Keith) News Worst Persons of the Day for April 25

FOK (Friends of Keith) News Worst Persons of the Day for April 25

Japan’s Terrifying Day Saw Unprecedented Exposed Fuel Rods

The Free Market Shrugged

teleconference for County Clerks at 1:30 p.m. Monday, ***WI Recount

I need some help from you truckers out there.

The game is over & We lost.

Glenn Beck caller claims she is hoarding food, selling bread for $4.99 a loaf

Boehner tells the President to grow up? Such incredible gall...

Brats for brats????

Obama was given the opportunity to be the new FDR.

Over Half of 2011's New York Times Issues Rely on WikiLeaks

Over Half of 2011's New York Times Issues Rely on WikiLeaks

Glenn Greenwald: Massive Gitmo WikiLeaks Disclosure; U.S. Media Presentation Bias "Stark, Revealing"

Obama's campaign or the DNC needs to start punching back.

Boehner: Congress should consider cutting subsidies to oil companies

Boehner: Congress should consider cutting subsidies to oil companies

Chernobyl 25 years later: Many lessons learned - by Mikhail Gorbachev

Things I Learned from a Socialist

We Need More Mass Protests in Madison! - From The Progressive

O'Donnell Gives Franklin Graham a Big Spanking

TEPCO filling containment vessels; experts raise doubts

Wanna make a million? 5.7 years in the Senate makes you one. Ka-Ching!

Recall Petition to be filed Thursday against Rethug Sen. Robert Cowles- #6 !!!

CNN JUST IN: Trump says his men in Hawaii said "The birth certificate is missing."

Why do you think Rachel Maddow keeps reminding us of the tactics the baggers used?

5,000 protest in Shibuya against nuclear power generation (JAPAN)

The Bipartisan March to Fiscal Madness

Arguments Against: Nuclear, Oil, Coal... (TOON)

Decriminalizing Pot Would Cut Burden On Justice System Without Side Effects

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

Roosevelt’s “Four Freedoms”

What a sad sad situation in Pennsylvania. Alot of 'buyers remorse' there with Corbett

My thoughts on the royal wedding. I stayed up all night to watch Diana's wedding

Before you see the right-wing spin on the new NY Times/CBS poll, you should know

The Northwestern University Innocence Project and Professor Protess

Recall effort for 2 Democratic Wis. senators fails after organizers miss filing deadline

Bwa-ha-ha -- Judge doubts trooper could have sniffed out marijuana

Ron Paul to announce 2012 presidential exploratory committee

New name I came up with for the Ryan plan, that infuriates the Teabaggers.

Republican wants foster kids to be allowed to purchase clothing 2nd hand only

Rep. Allen West: Planned Parenthood women ‘neutering American men’

here are some of the reasons we held, tortured, abused and killed people at Guantánamo

Andy Worthington runs down the Gitmo release today on Democracy Now!

Rachel Maddow: 'I'm definitely not an autocutie' - Interview in 'The Guardian'

"it's not illegal if the President does it."....

The Insatiable Rich

If the President declares someone guilty of a crime,

Two Guys Standing on an Incline - byTom Tomorrow

What would Abbie Hoffman be doing right now ?

People who attack/destroy the property of businesses, corporations, banks

A new birther twist: Obama won't release bc because it would reveal TRUE identity of his father

Insults to lesbian couple results in fine...

I'll admit I'm not a moderate or a pragmatist, but you know what? Neither was Thomas Paine.

The Loneliest Whale In The World

Was Donald Trump abducted by aliens?

Lawrence O'Donnell DESTROYS Rush Limbaugh

Smokers won't be hired at Sparrow Hosp.-New applicants will test for tobacco

WI - ASSAULT/BATTERY by TBagger in Madison !!!

Libyan Revolution Day 68

Libyan Revolution Day 68

Libyan Revolution Day 68

The International Monetary Fund has just dropped a bombshell, and nobody noticed.

Pat Robertson: Leftists use abortion to make straight women equal with lesbians

Looks like Harry Reid has found his spine

Decline and Fall - Why Would Anybody Believe Standard and Poor's?

Hey, remember Sen. Kohl? (D, WI) Thank him today for changing his mind to support equality

Required 'keepsake' ultrasound photos for women who want abortions

20% down fixed-rate loan with a local bank, probably 30-year for most

Guardian: Liberal Humanitarians serve as USEFUL IDIOTS for NeoCon PNAC strategy for Libya

Which Republican would make the strongest opponent against Obama?

Late night at a truck stop

State Department wants passport applicants to reveal lifetime employment history

"Disaster Proves Nuclear Power is Safe"

I had dinner with Jim Hightower tonight and then heard him speak about rail transit in GA!

Trump's latest BS about Obama not being smart enough for Harvard is...

Pvt Bradley Manning is

Did Manning give wikileaks restricted material, and is this illegal?

Louisiana Rep. John LaBruzzo Wants Full Abortion Ban In Louisiana. Advocated Sterilizing Poor Women

Malnutrition rife in quake zone (JAPAN)

Congressional Black Caucus Overwhelmingly Supports the “People’s Budget”

Joint Chiefs Issue Paper: America Has Overreacted To Islamic Extremism-Needs To Invest In AMERICANS

Joint Chiefs Issue Paper: America Has Overreacted To Islamic Extremism-Needs To Invest In AMERICANS

I'm not a prude by any means, but I think we need to call a time-out

Highly respected NYC teacher placed in bottom 7% by Value Added method of scoring. A real shame.

Hah Hah - Atlas Shrugged Producers have to write checks to theaters to cover losses

Terms to avoid using when talking about the trans community.

Someone gave me a star!

All My HOUSE FIRE shows on MIXCLOUD

Any Rammstein fans?

a quick funny, (not Easter related, but Happy Easter to all here anyway)

Dontcha Know...

Kate's Dress Revealed!

You see, what had happened was.......

Screamers

The ultimate form of nepotism:

The #1 mistake made when planning bachlorette parties:

It really looks bad when the cops try to solve a murder using Craigslist

MiddleFingerMom is often described as "cat-like", probably due to his extraordinary agility & grace.

Now for a change of pace..anyone seen this yet?

Kahdahfi's headquarters hit by rocket "bare-radge".

If you're gonna be ready for the Zombie Apocalypse... the time to exercise is NOW.

FINALLY!

Famous last echoes: "Goodbye... goodbye... goodbye... goodbye... goodbye..."

The Grapes of Mud!

Universally agreed-upon in MiddleFingerMom's case, it was "Coffee cans make a redundancy."

KMG Recycling and Hauling lies to their customers

Kali's Intertubes problems have now moved WAY beyond simple dial-up issues.

The days before the Intertubes, the glory days of the BBS!

Heads up: Glory on Turner Classic Movies now, Gettysburg at 10:15 for those who can stay up late.

Anyone on SSI? Got a question ...

Every Secret Ingredient in Iron Chef America video

Every Secret Ingredient in Iron Chef America video

Guess who? Winners get 10 points!

Pouring a concrete patio is SO much fun.

Act up in class = Run a lap...(or forty-freakin'-nine of them to prove a point):

I FEEL LIKE TYPING IN ALL CAPS IS THE ONLY POWER I HAVE LEFT!!!

That's soooo Takei....

MiddleFingerMom loves a scenic ride along the coast...and his dog is clearly enjoying himself too.

666

You just wait. One day I'll be a big, badass elephant.........

All of my threads get moved or are locked

Undoubtedly, your most IMPORTANT kitchen utensil:

I know this is going to come as a tremendous shock to you all, but...

Sad news for fans of The Outsiders...Tom King has died at age 68

OK Who dragged that dead calf

'Now We Are Free' Gladiator Soundtrack

Funniest heavy metal tune?

Ya know, the "Harold and Maude" Cat Stevens songs were awesome

Slllllllooooooow Yooooouuuuu Tuuuube videos

Ironically, the day AFTER Easter -- there's potentially BIG news about Easter Island.

Apartment life; gotta love it.

WHERE IS YOUR GOD NOW?!?!?!?!?

You know who doesn't come knocking on my door, trying to seduce me?

Okay, let's just say that you clone yourself...

Which work by Karl Marx would make for a blockbuster movie?

Workers recover body of trapped Idaho miner

2 U.S. Soldiers Killed In Southern Iraq

Libya Rebels Drive Gaddafi's Forces Out Of Misrata

Wikileaks: Many at Guantanamo 'not dangerous'

Guantánamo Bay files: Shaker Aamer, inmate from Britain the US won't let go

WikiLeaks discloses new details on whereabouts of al-Qaeda leaders on 9/11

Israelis shot in West Bank tried to break through Palestinian roadblock, probe shows

Stimulus by Fed Is Disappointing, Economists Say

Hundreds of Taliban prisoners escape from Afghan jail

Hundreds of Taliban prisoners escape from Afghan jail

Wave of enforced disappearances in Syria (At least 221 Syrians have gone missing in past three days)

The International Monetary Fund has just dropped a bombshell, and nobody noticed.

Spring brings fundraising frenzy for GOP hopefuls

I honestly don't think Kate is another Diana, I think she is more like another Camila

Taliban break more than 450 out of Afghan prison

Colombia could reduce embassy staff over asylum issue (Uribe official hiding in Panama)

Supreme Court turns down Virginia’s request to expedite review of health-care law

Protesters demand reform in Morocco

Australian Christian Lobby head sorry for attack on gay marriage, Muslims

THE Ohio State University: Uh oh

Breaking: ACLU reports King & Spaulding will withdraw from DOMA case

Syria closes its land borders with Jordan -officials

Seven protestors to be sentenced to death in Bahrain

Happy birthday Al Pacino..Born 4/25/40..My fav actor.....n/t

'Colombia to issue international arrest warrant for former spy chief' .

Pro-choice groups warn against Harper majority (Canada Conservative Party)

Military patrols start Friday night in downtown Columbus

Bahrain prince to skip UK royal wedding (amid criticism by activists following brutal crackdown)

Royal couple face rogue's gallery of despots in Abbey's front row

how did you get onto the Internet before computers?

Oregon environmental groups sue feds over Willamette River dredging project

3 dead in northern Nigeria on eve of governorship elections

Stress drives teachers out of schools (UK teachers union conference)

US interrogation guidelines from Guantanamo list Pakistan’s spy agency as terror organization

Unlike 4 years ago, heavy independent participation likely in GOP presidential primary

U.S. considering sanctions on Syrian officials

UPDATE 1-Italy says air force can bomb Libya military targets

Oregon Senate votes to create insurance exchange

Your favorite film smokers

2 missing journalists turn out to have been detained by Libya

WikiLeaks files prove I was tortured: Habib

Gaddafi unhurt in raid, 3 killed: spokesman

Charlie Sheen dumped by text message

Immigrant workers keep farms running

Couple arraigned on charges they stomped an elderly man to death amid domestic dispute

Another creation myth explained -- "The Origin of Unicorns":

Hundreds of Syrian Troops Backed by Armoured Vehicles Move Into Deraa, Heavy Shooting Reported

Anti-nuclear 'die in' on Franco-German border

Missouri flooding forces evacuations, closes airport (levee failure imminent)

Haley Barbour Not Running For President: I Don't Have That 'Fire In The Belly'

Colombian governors, mayors face 1,845 criminal investigations

Supreme Court won't speed up Obama healthcare law ruling

Patient emits potentially harmful gas; hazmat called to Ann Arbor hospital

Poll: California voters want public employees to help ease state's financial troubles

Sri Lanka: UN issues much-delayed report on conflict

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Monday, April 25, 2011

Trump claims Obama birth certificate 'missing'

New Orleans Hornets, who knew?!?!?

Jeb Bush endorses Hogan for Jacksonville, FL mayor, despite abortion clinic bomb ‘joke’

Colombian Nazis celebrate Hitler's birthday in Bogota

I'm having a 1/4 life crisis. I don't know what to do with myself.

In a moment of clarity, MiddleFinger Mom decides now is a good time he might "want to to get away".

Boehner tells the President to grow up? Such incredible gall...

(MI) Republican ultrasound bill puts new restrictions on abortion

U.S. orders some embassy staff to leave Syria

Tips for growing tomatoes ?

Some 500 arrested in Syria crackdown: rights group

Syrian journalists speak out as killings intensify

Oregon Coast companies win wave power contracts (first commercial-scale wave power station in US)

McCain says no to US or NATO military intervention in Syria

Guantánamo Bay files: Al-Qaida assassin 'worked for MI6'

Second computer worm 'hits Iran'

No review in Teena Brandon case

Poll: Russ Feingold Ties Gov. Scott Walker In Hypothetical Wisconsin Recall

Karzai says no to US Permanent military bases

Reopening of Blackwater Case Confuses Iraqi Victims

Protests stun Mauritania

Jan Brewer: Birther Issue Leading Country 'Down A Path Of Destruction'

Texas might try to null transgender marriage rights

Holder says he’s not going anywhere

NOM Launches 'Investigation' Of Law Firm's Decision To Drop DOMA Case

Mississippi River nears highest level since '37

Gov. Rick Snyder to call for overhaul of outdated public school system in speech Wednesday

Boehner open to repealing oil company tax breaks

Apple, Google summoned to Senate hearing on mobile device privacy

New indictment names four more suspects in Mumbai attack

Some rock stars age gracefully...

I just got back from Las Vegas....

Judge ends NFL lockout; owners to appeal

AP Exclusive: Judge's partner cited in Prop 8 case

CNN investigation: Obama 'birther' claims have no merit

NTSB: Loose rivets found in plane with hole

500-year-old book surfaces in Utah

FAA fires a third controller for sleeping on duty

Fighting in besieged Libyan city (& heavy shelling by Gaddafi's forces) rages on

High court rejects quick review of health care law (VA)

Pot grow houses eat 8 percent of California's residential electricity use

New Jersey Bans Job Ads That Discriminate Against Unemployed

Signed Sealed Delivered - Kapanke Offically Up for Recall

Drug-bashing RI Republican charged with drug use

DOD Terminates Contract For Alternate F-35 Jet Engine - Update

Vacuum cleaners. What brand/model do you use?

Prince William urged to back gay marriages

Venezuela to boost minimum wage by 25%AAP

White House to Franklin Graham: You're "Preposterous

King & Spalding drops marriage case

2 deaths as storms wallop state Tens of thousands without power; 3 schools damaged (AR)

NDP leapfrogs Liberals to land in second spot in ‘astonishing’ twist(Canadian election news)

FBI tells families of miners killed that blast may be federal crime

Atlas may have shrugged last week but this week Atlas Tanked

'Tea party' license plate draws ire as critics emerge on left, right

Ron Paul Launches Presidential Campaign

Michael Ware: on loss of Tim Hetherington & Chris Hondros

"Obama may have found an issue to save his presidency."

Amazing Grace

Senators Seek to Unclog Confirmations

Donald Trump wins straw poll in Alvin Greene's hometown

Empire on the Rocks: Washington's Autocrats, Aristocrats and Thugs Are Falling

White House: Oil firm subsidies ‘crazy’ amid corporate profit reports

Easter Donations..."Operation Home Front" kicks off donate to WH for Easter Egg Day!

"...the White House didn't release an Easter proclamation. Because it hates Easter."

Afghan War Takes Record Toll on Obama's Rating Too

Toon: ...and nobody wants to face him

Now here's something Obama could use...

LOL. I found this random tweet about Obama funny as hell

History of political lying - Rick Perlstein - fascinating

Mitch Daniels Was Once Caught With 2 Shoeboxes Full of Weed?

What Obama's Reckless Treatment of Bradley Manning Reveals About Our "Nation of Laws"

President Obama with his iPad 2.

Trump: Karl Rove Is a "Loser" Who Should Retire

The plastic Romney is cracking...

A humble request:

Romney: Obama responsible for huge `peacetime’ spending binge

What would Abbie Hoffman do to stop the Koch brothers?

2011 White House Easter Egg Roll...

"In Defense of Bradley Manning!" (This is NOT Glenn Greenwald)

Would being a birther qualify someone as an idiot to you?

Negative Vibes: Not My Problem.

Allen West: Liberal Women ‘Neutering American Men’ - "not going to have our men become subservient"

Can someone please tell me why a "certificate of live birth" is not

It's bizarre sometimes -- I try to time these things so they're in a group...

Pete Warden and Alasdair Allan talk about how they discovered the iphone tracking database

23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism Pt.3

Pale Blue Dot - Animation

Pakistanis condemn US drone attacks - Press TV News

Papantonio: Are We Human, Or Are We Dancers?

Billy Graham's Kid is a Birther

Drone war against Gaddafi

IT GETS BETTER from NBCUniversal

Broken Promises: House Republicans Vote to End Medicare

Giant phallus graffiti by Russian 'art terrorists'

Robertson: Liberals Support Abortion To Make Lesbians Equal

What you don't know about the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill! Big Brother told another Lie, poison Corexit

Sai Baba Exposed - Part 1 of 4

Syria deploys troops and tanks in brutal crackdown

Barack to the Future

Wall Street Behind High Food-Oil Prices Causing Global Instability.

Pt.8 23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism

Thom Hartmann: Which Shall Rule - Wealth or Man?

Chris Gibson Says 'Illegal' Not Paying Taxes, Town Hall Attendee Asks: 'You Mean Like GE?'

MSNBC w/ Cenk: Republican Sex Scandals On C Street

Steal This Movie! - The Story of Abbie Hoffman

A-10 Warthog - AC ~DC ~Shoot to thrill

WikiLeaks' Assange Slams NYT's Handling of Afghan Diaries

Greta V. Calls SCOTUS "Disgraceful" Over Health Care Delay

'Piss Christ' Destroyed By Christians

A word about our enemies

Bradley Manning - guilty until proven innocent?

Michigan Residents Protest Gov. Snyder's Education Cuts At Town Hall

Beck Starts a Fox News War,Calls Huckabee a "Progressive"

Maher Assad in front of his victims

TYT:Bachmann Blames Obama For Tax Cuts On The Rich

Trump: "Somebody" Says Obama's BC is Missing ,With No Proof

500 Prisoners Escape In Massive Jailbreak In Afghanistan "100 Top Taliban Leaders"

President Obama's Birth Slap

World's Deadliest Aircraft - AC130

TDPS: Openly Gay NBA Player John Amaechi on Kobe Bryant Slur, Gay NBA Players, More

Sean Duffy Loses His Cool After Being Challenged On The Ryan Budget And Medicare

Segway Jeremy gets hit with a sign.

"...Nobody wants to face him"

Obama Wants To Cut Corporate Taxes?

Busby: 'Can't seal Fukushima like Chernobyl - it all goes into sea'

The United States faces a crisis not seen since the Depression

Chris Hedges: The Corporate State Wins Again

The Hazards in Our Fairytale Marketplace

Is S&P Running Interference for the Right to Help Crush Social Security and Medicare?

Rhode Island GOP Lawmaker arrested for POT!

Fox News Dumps Sara Palin and Openly Campaigns for Donald Trump

The Arab World Braces for the Summer of Counter-Revolution

Peacetime?

One Nation Under Contract–Six Questions for Allison Stanger by Scott Horton

Blackwatering the classroom: Voucher bills in states part of Koch-style far right war on public ed

The Right-Wing Network Behind the War on Unions - Andy Kroll, Mother Jones

Oil company earnings skyrocket, taxpayer subsidies continue

"The Lobbying Bubble!" .No Recession for Finance, Pharma, Oil & Gas, Utilities, Big Business

Wikileaks Guantanamo cache: Up to 150 innocents locked up

Chris Floyd:" Normalizing Evil: The NY Times' Curious Take on the Gitmo Files"

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How did Japan's nuclear industry become so arrogant?

Krugman: Let's Take a Hike

Mother Jones: Inside the GOP's Fact-Free Nation

Cover Story..in Newsweek, August 2, 1982...

Royal couple face rogue's gallery of despots in Abbey's front row

Robert Parry: Republicans Embrace 'Greedy Geezers'

The Banana Peel of Destiny (James Howard Kunstler)

Drumbeat from today and the weekend...

Laos Bows To Pressure To Delay Mekong Dam, Maybe For 6 Mos. Concerns For Fish, Seasonal Flows Grow

Not If But When Pine Beetles Reach Central Canada's Boreal Forests - Already Jumping Pine Species

A Dry, Objective Survey of Climate Scientists

Politics -- Spinning Out of Control

TX Firefighters Make Some Progress; Bracing For High Winds, Low Humidity Starting 4/25

Washington on the Rocks: An Empire of Autocrats, Aristocrats, and Uniformed Thugs Begins to Totter

Study Suggests Migratory Sea Turtles Face Greater Threat From POPs Than Non-Migratory Counterparts

Sorry wrong forum

Lasers could replace spark plugs in car engines (BBC)

NHK: Temperatures rising in spent fuel pool #4 in spite of water injection

RT News: 4/25 w/journalist James Corbett, Philip White, Tim Burke on Fukushima

Sharks Taught to Hunt Alien Lionfish

Oil price of $120 is acceptable - Iraq oil min

Prof. Chris Busby believes No. 3 reactor had a nuclear explosion: RT News xpost

300+ Cases Of Food Poisoning In Hunan, 15 In Critical - Illegal Pork Additive Clenbuturol Suspected

Why Hasn't Japan Built 4 Floating Islands Yet?

Lawrence O'Donnell Interviews Newest Member of Birther Club - Franklin Graham

Monitoring Rising Temperatures (spent fuel pool #4)

Carbon emissions 'hidden' in imported goods revealed (BBC)

Gas prices set new records, $6 possible

Obama Backing Key to Nuclear Power

The Nuclear Disaster That Could Destroy Japan ... and the World

Chernobyl recovery officer criticises Japan's "slow motion" efforts at Fukushima

Japanese Experts: Fukushima is more serious than Chernobyl

The Article the For-Profit Healthcare Sector SERIOUSLY Doesn't Want You (or Anyone) to Read

The Robert E. Lee myth

How bad is the Fukushima Fallout

er, um. How come nobody has died, or even gotten sick??

Interesting results

Asher’s parents respond to abuse allegations

toddler son fatally shot mother

Opposing view: Restricting firearms makes us less safe...

2 killed, 4 wounded in Oakland restaurant shooting

Firm Hired By GOP Ends Work On Gay Marriage Ban

Pink pistols, fitted gear: NRA Annual Convention will court women

Carney: No list of LGBT promises for 2012 election

OK, I would call this homeowner overzealous.....

"The Stonewall Uprising"..American Experience on PBS - 9:00 p.m.

Don't want handguns registered?

Man dies from wounds after accidental shooting

Armed man fends off sword-wielding 'ninja' in South Union(PA)

The PoliceOne Firearms Corner: 8 tips on contacts with 'open carry' citizens

Where Michele Bachmann got her theology

Carrie Underwood nails it! Beautiful.

What I choose to believe.

Twelve more days to the Derby & it's a horse race.

MrCoffee's Top 5 MLS Goals - Week 6

God Given Talent

THIS JUST IN -- NFL Lockout Lifted!!! (ESPN)

Former Bush partner to run Dodgers!

BREAKING: Actually, not so breaking. Oh well.

Video: Demolishing the House That Ruth Built

I think its time the Penguins cash in - No Crosby No Cup

Can someone tell me why the Florida Marlins need cheerleaders?

Tebow believes he's ready to start

NCAA: Tressel lied to hide violations

Some suggestions for future Florida Marlins promotions?

Can the Blackhawks make history?

I knew Memphis was good

PLO official: PA prefers negotiations to unilateral declaration of Palestinian state

Israelis shot in West Bank tried to break through Palestinian roadblock, probe shows

Guess the Ohio State haters were caught napping today...

Colombia could reduce embassy staff over asylum issue (Uribe's security official hiding in Panama)

'Colombia to issue international arrest warrant for former spy chief'

Gunmen kill environmental activist, 4 others in southern Brazil; police seek 2 suspects

Colombian Nazis celebrate Hitler's birthday in Bogota

Colombian governors, mayors face 1,845 criminal investigations

Journalist sentenced to three years in prison for libeling Peruvian prosecutor

Colombian Nazis celebrate Hitler's birthday in Bogota

Venezuela to boost minimum wage by 25%AAP

Bush, Cisneros, Fanjuls. Meeting again, as before, right after the Venezuelan coup.

Civilian gun possession rate for 90 most violent and 90 least violent nations on earth

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