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Archives: May 11, 2011

Strange... the Deficit Commission voted for a public option

I'm seriously considering getting a tattoo that says

Does everyone here support Israel's targeted killings of HAMAS leaders?

What song is in harmony with your present state of mind when it comes to politics?

Jon Stewart Slams Democrats For Failure To Counter ‘Team Bush’ Bin Laden Credit Offensive - VIDEO

Osama bin Who Gives a Fuck

(JAPAN) Chubu Electric to start work Thurs on halting Hamaoka reactor

Bernanke Weakening dollar - $179/barrel oil soon

Bernanke Weakening dollar - $179/barrel oil soon

Tepco turns to (JAPANESE) government for cash

Photo of the day (JAPAN)

Osaka day laborer duped into reactor cleanup (JAPAN)

Hey, OBL! If you're not dead, then PROVE IT!

Mississippi Delta braces for historic flood

Mississippi Delta braces for historic flood

'No plan to dump N-waste overseas' (JAPAN)

Navy Will Perform Same-Sex Marriages

Elusive ex-commando to replace bin Laden?

Today in History- its the birthday of

NJ Public Library Closing. Can't pay rent and utilities.

Slutwalk may be coming to Milwaukee

"Who says republicans won't protect wolves?"

watching rachel maddow online

Suspected US Drone Strike Kills 3 in Pakistan

Iraqi PM Seeks Political Support to Keep US Troops

Suddenly. . .their lives became a musical. . .

Michelle Rhee Steps Out With Scott Walker To Accept DeVos Accolades

ACLU says jail in South Carolina is banning books 'for no good reason'

LOL: today's poll... what's hurting Jane Corwin the most in the ny-26 race.

Mr. Obama

The maiden Voyage of the USS Karma

The ENTIRE GOPer Party needs to be RECALLED...their overall governance sucks

What’s the GOP Without bin Laden? - By Robert Scheer

Obama approval hits 60 percent

Mississippi Delta braces for historic flood

Frontline: What is the Secretive U.S. "Kill/Capture" Campaign?

Children Don Masks, Hats in Fukushima as Radiation Looms

Why not a windfall profits tax on gasoline?

GOP House Has Time To Honor George W. Bush, But Not Troops

Morning Joe is much more palatable without the Joe!

Bwaaahahahaha! From the National Review:The GOP Stupids Step Out

Toon: Shining a light...

From Taxing Railroads to Buying Elections - People For The American Way

Senior U.S. Interrogator: Torture Talk Puts Troops at Risk - Osha Gray Davidson - Edison 2.0 - Forbe

“Things are getting worse, but I don’t know what to do.”

Republicans, Democrats escalate budget-cutting campaign

Jon Stewart: Bush officials are ‘the Winklevoss twins of getting bin Laden’

SlutWalk’ anti-rape march coming to Australia

Of panties, pearls and hand-wringing... Sexism and war-talk.

Of panties, pearls and hand-wringing... Sexism and war-talk.

8 awesome facts to make you go blind, By Mark Morford

Indiana passes legislation to cut Planned Parenthood, your thoughts?

Facebook leaked personal data to advertisers

Wisconsin - Walker sneaks 21 policy changes into his new budget.

Republicans accused Saddam of aiding terrorist because

Mother Worries Son Will Struggle to Find Marijuana

Oh,No. One of the few Union businesses in my area has closed

Colbert mocks Trump and Gingrich announcing future announcements

AP-Gfk poll: Obama approval hits 60 percent

Bristol Palin Book Deal To Publish, 'Not Afraid Of Life'


Check out the google

Toon:The Rich are job creators

Fantastic "I'm An Ex-Mormon" ad from Emily Pearson

Rajaratnan, guilty on ALL 14 counts. I wonder if this is a message to wall street /nt

AP-GfK poll: Obama approval hits 60 percent

Something really personal that I'm having a hang up with...

The subjects need to be de-programmed

Video posted online prompts threats to UMKC professor

Live.: Minnesota Senate debate on marriage amendment

GOP Freshmen On Medicare Attacks: Let's Let Bygones Be Bygones

Meanwhile, in the compound next to bin laden's....

When did we accept the PNAC-RW meme that Iraq and Osama Bin Laden are connected?

A More Likely Nuclear Nightmare

The American Majority Rejects Austerity, Wants Jobs

Protesters of Uganda’s ‘kill the gays’ bill sprayed with pink dye

A volunteer's journal of hope for Tohoku (JAPAN)

David Korten: Making a Living (Economy)

Coal Cares about your kids

just heard on thom hartman / Florida is Dem 41% 30% repub

Does everyone here support Russia's targeted killing of Chechen supporters?

states cutting jobless benefits

I finally came around to start an ignore list.

Do you trust Facebook?

Florida city paying a consultant $2,500 a day to discourage workers from unionizing

Pentagon to White House, American People on Afghanistan: Take a Hike (July Drawdown to be 5,000)

Jon Stewart Derides Bush Administration For Taking Credit For Killing Osama Bin Laden (VIDEO)

Boehner’s unreality check on the deficit

Strap On Condom Invented for Drunk People

Wikipedia Propaganda - Mixed Economy page edited to make it heavily Socialistic

What things could have been done with the $3 trillion spent on the Iraq/Afgahnistan wars?

When you rob a bank, make sure you accessorize properly .......

Why is the 'GAY/LESBIAN' training taking so long in the military?

Two teams went in for Bin Laden.. a capture and interrogate team and

The Donald's "candidacy" drops from 26% to 8%, in 5th place behind Ron Paul

Date set for Gov. Christie’s meeting with Iowa donors

Let's revisit this legality issue after Bush 43 is prosecuted for war crimes.

Newt in His Own Words: 33 Years of Bomb-Throwing (MoJo)

Documenting a bit of blarney in the WH

Documenting a bit of blarney in the WH

Now that Newt's officially running, when will he whip out his child actors?

Had my purse stolen from my car

A comment from a conservative in my local paper:

NPR jumped the shark

Catholic Professors Criticize Boehner in Letter

Help Stop Paul Ryan.....

'Tis better to be silent and be thought a fool, than to speak and remove all doubt.

100 years ago: US Supreme Court upholds breakup of Standard Oil

Hedge fund founder convicted in inside-trade case

WTF?: Bill would allow states to stop long-term jobless benefits to pay off Federal loans

Ignore or Last Word?

Facing long odds, Democrats reintroduce DREAM Act

Japan nuclear operator suspects new radioactive leak into sea - From No. 3 reactor

NEA chief Dennis Van Roekel proposes they back Obama -- again

The two types of "flawed" Republican presidential candidates

I feel as if I am stuck in a real life Pod People Movie

So...will we Waterboard the Wives?

School board candidate loses election because she didn't vote for herself

No. 2 House Democrat against contractor disclosure

The Free Market and the Culture of Victimization

We Like War

Instead of the media focusing On Common, they should turn their cameras to Wisconsin and keep their

60 arrested in state Capitol rally protesting school budget cuts and no cable news coverage

60 arrested in state Capitol rally protesting school budget cuts and no cable news coverage

Obama is the first black man in American History

Teachers protest in Cal capitol... 65 arrested for refusing to leave at closing

The Right Word: Fox News's black-and-white view of Pakistan

RI Republican’s leadership position up in smoke

toon- 125 years of coca cola (warning, rude toon)

Common, the Greatest Living Threat to American Freedom

Illinois Tries to Opt Out of Federal Deportation Program

What do you think of a service that provides sexual help for the disabled?

What DU Forum is Most Appropriate for Bristol Palin Posts?

Accused son of slain neo-Nazi steeped in beliefs - 10 Yr Old shot father

Why do some liberals think Governor Daniels is the most reasonable Republican who might run in 2012?

Irritated to the max that when crude oil drops - so does NYSE

Bristol Palin says she had corrective jaw surgery

So did M$NBComcast finally send Buchanan packing

Fox News accidentally debunks its own attacks on ‘vile’ rapper Common

Google shuts down Amanda Knox site WORLDWIDE, under orders from prosecutor Magnini

It costs 1.7¢ to mint a penny, and 10¢ to mint a nickel...what is wrong with this picture?

Americans United Opposes Taxpayer Funding Of Houses Of Worship

Green Mountain Dreams

I'm torn between 2 ideas....

Library of Congress puts lots of old music up online..

just heard on thom hartman / Florida is Dem 41% 30% repub

Singer Jill Scott Is The Next White House Guest Being Targeted As Racist By The Right

MERS is being sued in MI about Foreclosures

MERS is being sued in MI about Foreclosures

NY Rep Anthony Weiner is so cool

Years of Republicans bashing the Left for not being tough on terror, then this amazing silence

Voter ID (WI) Spends Millions, Solves Nothing

Sure, the weather in April was a tad rough

Breaking - two earthquakes in Spain

BEST description of the mission to kill Osama Bin Laden

BEST description of the mission to kill Osama Bin Laden

University of Michigan distances itself from Mitt Romney's health care speech

GOP (WI) wants to change “Eau Claire” to “Eau Questionable”

Had enough? Get involved.

The Targeted Assassination of Osama bin Laden: Obama cannot serve as judge, jury and executioner


Penny-a-mile electric motorcycles gaining traction

Trump reveals best orgasm, rejects comb-over classification- rolling stone

Poll: Obama leads all 2012 Republicans by double digits

I hate junk mail and it's not my duty to be quiet about it so that the USPS can make money on it

I hate junk mail and it's not my duty to be quiet about it so that the USPS can make money on it

New Associated Press poll released - Obama job approval: Approve 60, Disapprove 39

Texas Passes Ultrasound Requirement for Abortions

Obi-Wan Kenobi Is Dead, Vader Says. About time!

Hundreds of thousands of cars were lost in the Japan Tsunami

Greek crisis triggers fierce conflicts inside Europe

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel editorial calls SC recount a "waste of time"

SWAT team fired 71 shots in raid (former Marine who served in Iraq twice)

Last of the domestic car dealers closes in San Francisco

MN state senator says, If vouchers are better than MinnesotaCare, let's try it ourselves first!

Why the GOP Can't Get Rid of Its Clowns ...

Marco Rubio's Love of Gangsta Rap

The Investment Paid Off: GM Adds Thousands of New Jobs

The Investment Paid Off: GM Adds Thousands of New Jobs

Nice to see Bashir recognizing the 30th anniversary of Marley's death

What's the bigger disaster, Katrina or the flooding and tornados in the South?

Wow .... Jerry Springer is a fantastic spokesman for liberal causes.

BIG OIL Pay "Protection Money: To Republicans & Blue Dogs In Return For OUR Tax $$$

Has anyone decided to challenge Obama in the primary?

The GOP Proposes

Another reason why Steny Hoyer blows chunks

Keith Gets M Moore, Ken Burns, Markos as Current TV Contributors

Osama Bin Laden photo released "Warning! Graphic!!!!!"

Did a Democrat really propose phasing out the Big Oil subsidies?

FCC's Baker Heads for Job at Comcast


Milwaukee Journal Sentinel editorial calls SC recount a "waste of time."

2 earthquakes in Spain kill 10 and cause major damage

Cuomo: Gay Marriage May Not Get A Floor Vote In NY

Retired Iraq War General Steps Up For Dems In Texas Senate Race

Sony Says Playstation Blog Attacked in Revenge for Lawsuit Against Hacker

Are Republicans LGBT-Friendly?

Are you familiar with J. Aron and Company?

Live online - chase tornadoes (in car cams from the chasers)

Lobbyists ‘intimidate’ congressional staff after Citizens United decision

PURE GENIUS from Douglas Adams.

GOP Freshmen Admit To Playing Politics, Ask Obama To Stop Doing Same

School board candidate loses election because she didn't vote for herself;

"...all wealth belongs to the government to distribute as they see fit."

Tell Ugandan President Museveni: Stop the "Kill the Gays" bill.

Rude Pundit: Photos That Make the Rude Pundit Want to Choke on a Pom-Pom (Education Series: Part 3)

Bumper sticker on a NEW Toyota FJ with temp plate that JUST rolled into our lot

Question About The Hiring GM Will Be Doing........

Trump doesn’t know what the 13 stripes on the American flag stand for

The Immigration Conundrum and Why Obama's Speech Won't Lead to Major Reforms

So we are administering STAR testing today.

Obama Makes It Through Another Day Of Resisting Urge To Launch All U.S. Nuclear Weapons At Once

Need some help in making a decision? Study: coin flip better than listening to pundits

Warmongering Democrats

How do you negotiate with someone who refuses to compromise?

I am getting so sick of GOP ignorance and game-playing...

Keith Olbermann announces first group of regular contributors, including Markos

trump: 'Torture' led to catching bin Laden

NRC Waives Enforcement of Fire Rules at Nuclear Plants

School Board candidate loses by one vote. Her own.

"America's Top Racist"/TRUMP spends an hour per day on his dandruff: World class decision-making

Is anyone going to huddle around the old wireless tonight...

Donald Trump: They hate me. They really hate me.

The latest Modern World and Slowpoke (toons) are awesome!

Dairy's Dark Side Ad needs a very strong warning attached

Dairy's Dark Side Ad needs a very strong warning attached

Daily Kos: Workers Show Union Spirit Helping Tornado Survivors

On a lighter note, I praised a Junior High class today.

On a lighter note, I praised a Junior High class today.

On a lighter note, I praised a Junior High class today.

Gingrich Campaign Slogans by Jesus General

Greek anarchists storm hospital, attack policemen

To the wackos that are going crazy because a rapper was invited to the WH - HOW do you explain this?

Texas Funds Formula One, May Fire Teachers

Worried on China, US seeks rules in space

Newt makes it official: "Today I am announcing my candidacy for President..."

Tweety is lovin' Jon Stewart from last night

Revised ‘Net Censorship Bill Requires Search Engines To Block Sites, Too

Iraq Withdrawal Date For U.S. Troops May Be Pushed Back Beyond 2011

Doctors' group greets single-payer health bill in Senate

google logo today... a must see

I am pleased to announce that I am running for president.

I am pleased to announce that I am running for president.

OBL family wants probe...sure! Right after you pay for the damages of 9/11

Tying deficit cuts to debt limit "insane": Goolsbee

Florida Senate fails basic biology, accidentally outlaws sex.

If Trump Doesn't Say Anything When Time Comes To Declare

NBC Nightly News viewers make a difference for the Detroit Dog Rescue - video

Senate Dems Renew Push For DREAM Act

Think I heard Tweety suggest the reason the GOP wants the bin Laden death pics released ...

Repug whining reaches ear-splitting levels

Congress Yawns Over Warmaking Power

Coalition Fears That San Francisco Ban on Yellow Pages Hurts Labor, Small Businesses, Seniors,

Unconditional Love (GOP style)

This is why education needs to be funded.

"The Working Poor"

Question: Do three lefts make a right?

Question: Do three lefts make a right?

Ryan Tells Constituents One Thing - Votes Opposite

Survivors re-traumatized by Peace Corps after reporting rapes

Survivors re-traumatized by Peace Corps after reporting rapes

Union opposes rapper/poet 'Common' White House visit

If "America Can Do Whatever We Set Our Mind To," How Come Our Leaders Won't Set Their Minds on Jobs?

Good news! Thank you mods

Avaaz petition: 48 hours to kill the Uganda anti-gay bill

Court Bans Sale Of Tax-Free Cigarettes By Tribes

"No more excuses - end this war" -- SOJO

"I need two shows," says Ed Schultz

Pakistan's Bin Laden Policy (5-5-11 The National Security Archive/Electronic Briefing Book 344)

(House) Republicans Move to Cut U.S. Unemployment Benefits to Ease Business Taxes - Bloomberg

I don't care what you think of me, I'm glad that we shot OBL dead

I found a picture of some of the teabaggers parents

Obama DOJ equates gay servicemembers w/ drug addicts, alcoholics & those who are threat to security

Bill Black: Why CEOs Avoided Getting Busted in Meltdown

Good gawd, Newt almost makes Trump look like a serious contender.

Was there some news about someone asking about Scott Ritter that I should know about?

It sucks having no insurance when you think something is wrong.

Missouri Muddle: Show Me State Faces Vote On Reckless Constitutional Change

Radioactive water found in No.3 reactor pit

Comcast-NBC hires FCC commissioner who voted for NBC merger

So I'm at the Kaiser lab getting a blood draw from a union phlebotimist

National Teacher Sickout (wildcat)

National Teacher Sickout (wildcat)

Koch Fueling Far Right Academic Centers At Universities Across The Country

Got an email from someone considering music for a dying baby...

The consistency of the widths demands an explanation. ESA report.

LOL !!! - Florida Senate Fails Basic Biology, Accidentally Outlaws Sex

Vincent Warren: Osama Bin Laden's Death Can't Erase 10 Years of War & Lawlessness

A co-worker just found his utilty knife in his laptop bag. TSA didn't.

Google's title bar is a tribute to Martha Graham today.

"Repeal the 20th Century"? - PSC-CUNY article on MO state senator & ALEC member Jane Cunningham

Who says the government is not efficient?

NPR joins AP in demanding visual proof of Osama bin Laden’s death

WND turns on the GOP: "Tea partiers issue warning to House 'RINOs'"

Huge trove of historic recordings at Library of Cong. "National Jukebox"

In praise of Ted Poe -- Republican Representative from Texas.


Bedbugs and Store Meat May Carry Deadly Drug-Resistant Bacteria

Diane Ravitch: WHy Won't Reformers Listen?

Mike Huckabee Fixes American History (VIDEO)

John Nichols: House Republicans Shred Constitution With Backdoor Proposal of Permanent War

the google doodle today--AWESOME tribute to martha graham

Beware - Newt is back with his gay and secular fascism

I'm running for President in a republican

So what happens if Harold Camping croaks next Saturday

Senators mixed on viewing bin Laden photos

Since I've never watched The Apprentice, can someone answer this question?

I've said all along that Huckabee represents the GOP's best chance in 2012.

Japan to abandon nuclear power expansions, focus on green technology

CNN: Will voters forgive Newt for the indiscretions of Little Newt? (A.K.A. the Nenis©)

CNN: Will voters forgive Newt for the indiscretions of Little Newt? (A.K.A. the Nenis©)

Maine GOPer CRUSHED in Maine State Sendate Special Election.

Do We REALLY Want A President Who CAN'T Spell His Own Wife's Name?

Money pouring in to recall campaigns (WI)

OMG! The Rapture Ready Index set a NEW RECORD LAST MONTH!

Keith Really Needs To Change His Web Site's Name

Newt: He'll always love America. Unless it gets cancer.

Republican First Ladies and Wannabe's

CNN poll: Who would be more likely to get your vote for president in 2012?

Jon Stewart just put one serious "rapping death stab" into Fox "News"

The Coolest Guys in the World. The men most likely to succeed as Navy SEALs

DINOS Shill for Oil Industry

Ill. lawmaker says raising obese kids should cost parents at tax time

The Koch brothers, university donations, and getting to pick the professors

In Case You Missed This... 'Special Report: What Triggered Oil's Greatest Rout' - Reuters

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

"Give me just one more chance...."

TexTango: Possibly the Worst Idea Ever (serve banner ads on your texts, maybe get cash!)

Is Tom Delay still out of prison?

How the COMEX Crashed the Silver Market

Man facing 6 Years in Prison for Videotaping Police, Videotape Missing

I just got a call from Mike Huckabee asking me to telephonically sign a petition

Want to see the Palace of Versailles?

Evangelist Graham, 92, hospitalized with pneumonia

3 word argument for campaign finance reforms

Now the jerks are spying on kids at LUNCH!

Texas Taxpayers Finance Formula One Auto Races as Schools Dismiss Teachers

Texas Taxpayers Finance Formula One Auto Races as Schools Dismiss Teachers

google ridirect virus

Watching gender stereotypes develop early.

Mary Landrieu, Mark Begich Defend Oil Companies Against Democrats

Lawrence just played Common's poem

Ted Rall Toon: Going After Terrorists...

How can anyone look at this and not be affected

Texas Taxpayers Finance Formula One Auto Races as Schools Dismiss Teachers

SHOCKING, is car abuse on the rise?

A Reminder From Taverner, or "Not all ducks quack"

Obi-Wan Kenobi Is Dead, Vader Says

Does Rachel Maddow Drive a Gas Guzzling SUV???

Wisconsinites, please get the word out -- Photo IDs are NOT required for the recall elections

Just received a solicitation call from Obama for America.

Meet Your New Boogeyman!!!! Ilyas Kashmiri May Replace Osama as Al-Qaeda Chief

WI Democrats offer amendment to clarify that if license is suspended revoked still valid fails

Pre-natal care is not a privilege, it’s a right

Iraq Withdrawal Date For U.S. Troops May Be Pushed Back Beyond 2011

The Geography of Hate (large graphic)

The Geography of Hate (large graphic)

Toon: A T-bagger imagines...

We need to release the death photo. Because we know the zapruder film solved the Kennedy....

A question about this rapper Common.

Michael Steele likes Newt Gingrich

Michael Moore joins Keith Olbermann's Current TV show

Gingrich caught repeatedly misspelling his wife’s name on his campaign Web site.

We are at war with Al Qaeda. Congress authorized it. Targeting the enemy's generals is legitimate.

So ReTHUGS are really upset that the President

Can anyone explain to me the difference between a single payer system and a public option?

The £12m question: how WikiLeaks gags its own staff

Brazil under fire for World Cup slum evictions

Grads walk out of U of M Law School senior day over Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) - video

Kansai bids to be 'backup capital' (JAPAN)

Wisconsin 14 speaking across the USA to help the party!

How redistribution of wealth works... and why what we need is restoration of wealth.

Catholic Scholars To Boehner: Your Agenda Defies ‘Church’s Most Ancient Moral

Catholic Scholars To Boehner: Your Agenda Defies ‘Church’s Most Ancient Moral

Japanese media organizations appear to be in bed with the government and TEPCO

Mitt Romney's State Sovereignty Argument Fails To Lift Health Care 'Boat Anchor' From Around His Nec

Hell Freezes Over As Wall Street Calls For Tax Increases

Hell Freezes Over As Wall Street Calls For Tax Increases

Danziger - "Don't You Worry!"

Danziger - "Don't You Worry!"

Are Ice cream trucks near schools subverting efforts to encourage healthy eating habits?

Newt’s invisible friend Jack Abramoff: "I have more pictures of him than I have of my wife."

what is a cheating has been, a bat-shit crazy and an idiot?

GOP governor candidate calls Obama a 'Sambo,' Pelosi a 'bimbo'

House Democrats say Medicare vote already hurting GOP with voters, cite NY

When did the shrub look the dumbest?

Bin Laden death photos to be viewed by some Congress members

Florida's Bestiality Law May Have Accidentally Outlawed Sex Entirely

Breaking: Smoke/steam pouring out of Reactor No. 2, 3, 4 (Pics & Vids) + many more articles/vids

Breaking: Smoke/steam pouring out of Reactor No. 2, 3, 4 (Pics & Vids) + many more articles/vids

Democratic Republic of Congo: 1100 Women Raped Each Day

Marijuana compound shows promise in fighting breast cancer

Bristol Palin says she had corrective jaw surgery

The Death Penalty Increases the Murder Rate

Walker wants private sector to run assistance programs

United Nations Special Rapporteurs statement on bin Laden

Is rapper Common getting the racist treatment from the conservatives?

Anyone else feel that wave of rage over them when listening to Repubs? what? Just need to rant a bit.

The People vs. Goldman Sachs -Matt Taibbi of Rolling Stone unloads a broadside indictment

The People vs. Goldman Sachs -Matt Taibbi of Rolling Stone unloads a broadside indictment

The GOP's New Constitutional Amendment: Give States Veto Power Over Federal Laws

anybody here interested in geopolitical information?

Isn't the insurance industry

Remember This? Newt Shuts Down the Gov't b/c He Couldn't Sit Up Front on AF1

Billboards warning of the End of the World

Former gang members: A life sentence of joblessness

Naked subway rampage in NYC (w/ video)

Photo of pat-down of baby at KCI goes worldwide

I can HEAR you now!

(Mary) Landrieu Calls Fellow Dems' Oil-Tax Bill ‘Laughable' - TheHill

Boycott 'Water for Elephants' - Shocking Elephant Abuse Documented


Health Care Reform good news

FCC commisioner to lobby for Comcast/NBC giant she OK'd

Libyan Revolution Day 84

Instructions For Posting in DU in Cursive

Lynch vetoes anti-union bill in New Hampshire

Bin Laden kept a journal of all the ways he wanted to kill you.

Now that Usama bin Laden is dead, who takes the title as Most Evil Person in the World?

68% to 32% - It's Great to Finally Have Good News!

Noam Chomsky: "The U.S. and Its Allies Will Do Anything to Prevent Democracy in the Arab World"

FCC COMCAST APPROVAL --- This is classic. Can the US be more corrupt?

This video shows a promising way to pave our highways:

370 teachers in one Florida county have filed for early retirement this spring.

The Death of the McMansion

How Many People see?

Uh oh. Christian Right leaders worried that Ayn Rand worship is messing with their theocratic plans

Ed is spot on about GM tonight

WikiLeaks gags staff, threatens leakers with $20 million penalty

I think this is a good time to dig up the theory debate: Is terrorism crime or warfare?

What did you hear, my blue-eyed son?

Please cite the law that Obama Violated when He Had Bin Laden Killed

Bernie Sanders makes Rand Paul look like a fool...

Bin Laden son calls burial at sea 'humiliating'

Single-payer, medicare-for-all, legislation introduced in Senate & House by B Sanders & J McDermott

Obama declares Miss. disaster zone

It's 1:00 AM, Do You Know Where Newt Is?

ACLU: Obama DOJ Equates Gay Servicemembers With Drug Addicts, Alcoholics, And ...

Is cursive handwriting obsolete?

Study: Semen has an antidepressant effect on women

Surprise amendment stuns (MN) Senate during debate over health care for poor

Surprise amendment stuns (MN) Senate during debate over health care for poor

Wisconsin - SOS Doug LaFollette needs your support !!!!

What's Lurking in Your Stadium Food?

Obama's DOD not required by law to dock gay servicemembers pay


Internet attention span

Cat versus Blu-Ray Player (video)

HOME MADE Kazoku - Thank you!! (Arigatou!) - With lyrics

poor ole Newt --


okay everyone, please get off the national jukebox

Think Rebecca Black is bad?

Does anybody else think it's creepy

I'm jealous

Is this a legit message from

Fuzzy math

PHOTO: All I need is some catnip and my noise-canceling headphones

This just in: Osama bin Laden is still dead!

Forrest: I'm not a smart man, Jenny... but I know what love is."

Freudian theory:

Freudian slips:

I have way too much blood in my caffeine stream

Fatboy Slim is fucking in heaven.

Time to get HYPNOTIZED!

Cellphone cameras often make it impossible for MFM to deny that he's been, um... under the influence

I'm seriously considering getting a tattoo that says

Self delete

Google To Announce Chrome Laptops - $20 / Month

What hurts the most from a dog's Eyes

Itteh bitteh kitteh attacks yellow monster...

You've heard of the 'Arnold Palmer' - now try the 'Laura Palmer!'

Everybody's Free (to wear sunscreen)

I've got a bad feeling about this....

Which Macca was better? The Wings or Macca solo?

Bob Marley (6 February 1945 – 11 May 1981)

Can you be flimmed without being flammed?

Baby Seal Release Into the Wild - JOY!

I'm doing a Gaddafi run - post here what I can get you

Spider-Man places "role model" at the bottom of his to-do list

PHOTO: It's Dessert Time on Pottymouth Lane!

Always read the fine print....

The Dude abides...can you?

Don't panic but Douglas Adams passed away ten years ago today

"Crime Watch" PSA:

I'm doing a coffee run - post here what I can get you


If the Fukushima plant starts glowing will it emit a cyan aura?

I'm doing a liquor run - post here what I can get you

PHOTO: Just a boy and his little pet kitty cat.

Main course suggestions for vegan serial killers to accompany some fava beans and a nice chianti?

Have a cold? Try this.

I walked from the bedroom to the kitchen & back today.

Question: Do three lefts make a right?

I have a VM from Jehovah's Witnesses inviting me to some sort of gathering

Miami 97 - Boston 87

Just opened my apartment window for the first time this year. Cats are full of beans. Should I add

Sprained my ankle tonight as I was heading up stairs in high heeled shoes. Thing is the front of my

Kali played her guitar for me once.

Empty perrier bottle was placed underneath my right front tire and I destroyed it.

PHOTO: As a child, MiddleFingerMom had the beginnings of a "magnetic" personality...

Pepsi "Throwback?"

This was SO not drawn by a male.

necessity truly is the mother of invention....

There was no hope of rescue... nor, to tell you the truth, any DESIRE for it.

You want to be a real man, do what I did, put in your own

Baby Seal Can't Believe It's Being Released Into The Wild (VIDEO)

Nothing like getting ice cold beers from the drive thru at 5:03

The Game in "Last Year at Marienbad"

Pink Floyd Announce Massive Reissue Project...with rarities 'from the very back of the cupboard'

What should I buy for a one year old boy's birthday present?

Breaking news: Singer Adele has a weinie

I fought the law...

With a name like that... it's GOTTA taste good!!!

I turn 46 tonight. I feel old. Like I've lived multiple lives. Which I have. Nine lives really.

Hunter S. Thompson, John Cusack and Johnny Depp riding around with a blow-up doll

Had my purse stolen from my car

Anyone seen the movie "The Dilemma"? Is it any good. Stars vince vaughn.

Woman charged with leaving baby in car as she headed into bar topless

Please indulge me to put a photo of my fur baby here.

Does this irritate you?

For you pet owners who expect to be raptured on 5/21 - Pet Care Service

Politicians party on at La Picota prison: W Radio

EU to open Benghazi office to aid Libya rebels

About 24 hours from now, I will be hopefully recovering from knee surgery...

Fried or Grilled Pork Chop?

Just 11 shopping days left until the end of the world. What are your plans

GOP Medicaid plan would slash N.Y. funding

What actress should play CatWoman next?

Since Judgment Day is coming, I'll share my Judgment Day fantasy.

Navy Halts Move To Allow Gay Unions By Chaplains


Schoolgirls targeted in Bahrain raids

Syria sent detained Northwest reporter to Tehran

Appellate Court Rules Poor VA Mental-Health Care for Vets Is Unconstitutional

Federal judge in Utah to consider dispute over release of 1995 Oklahoma City bombing videos

Syrian security forces kill 18 in new (tank) assaults

Bedbugs, meat can carry drug-resistant MRSA bacteria

Groups rally to oppose LePage budget cuts

Al-Qaida leader warns of 'worse to come' in eulogy to Bin Laden

How do you fit in when you move to another country?

2 plead guilty in firebombing of Ark couple's home

LePage budget fix would cut welfare benefits, state jobs

Self-deleted by member

Hedge fund founder convicted in inside-trade case

GOP says boost to state budget won't help unions (WI)

Senate protesters (WI) bring action to a halt

Bin Laden Raid: Pakistan Hints China Wants Look at U.S. Stealth Copter Remains

Michael Steele likes Newt Gingrich

Lohan sentenced to four months jail for theft

Job Openings Rise To Highest Level Since Sept. '08

Fla. pilot program to cut Medicaid costs raises new questions

Iraq PM opens door to longer US troop presence

French Lean Toward Ban of a Controversial Gas Extraction Technique

Does anyone have a dorm size refrigerator?

Case Against WikiLeaks Part Of Broader Campaign (Fed Grand Jury Against WikiLeaks Begins Tomorrow)

One third of world's food is wasted, says UN study

ok cute DOG ONLY pics contest

Democrat Ricardo Sanchez to enter race for US Senate in Texas

Gingrich Officially in 2012 Race... Finally

Top stem cell researcher leaving U-Mich (for Texas?)

Americans Back Tax Increases in Debt Fix: Reuters Poll

MiddleFingerMom had a viagra-fueled panic attack recently.

Toilet Paper's Eternal Debate Wages On

Transportation Security Administration officers give eight-month baby pat-down

Minn. Senate OKs 2012 vote on gay marriage ban

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Mary Landrieu, Mark Begich Defend Oil Companies Against Democrats

San Jose student reaches settlement with city in civil rights case (police brutality caught on video


Uganda lawmakers remove death penalty clause from anti-gay bill

DR Congo: 48 rapes every hour, US study finds

Education proposal: Corporations could reserve student places, board seats in charter schools

No new terror plots uncovered so far, official says

Fiesta Bowl Fined $1 Million, But Stays in BCS (illegal campaign contributions, lavish spending)

Galleon’s Rajaratnam Found Guilty

Iraqi PM open to US troop presence if blocs agree

Global Marijuana March Shows International Support For Pot Legalization

ISI hires US attorneys, pleads immunity in 26/11 case

EU fisheries reform would 'privatise oceans'

Magnitude 5.3 earthquake kills at least 4 in Spain

Birds -- they're such drama queens.

Kali is a regular fixture in Tucson parades... riding one of her proud steeds in full regalia.

Senators: US military plans to reorganize forces in Japan are unworkable, unaffordable

Trump blames Ryan budget for GOP woes in NY special election

CME Halts Energy Trading After Gasoline Plunge

County pensions are public record, court rules

Libyan regime accused of exploiting boat people

Nebraska Senate: It's A Tea Party For Bruning

Funds Steered to Amtrak's Northeast Corridor Prompt House Republican Criticism

BREAKING: Democratic State Conference MOVING as labor dispute brews at the Tropicana Casino

Raided medical marijuana providers sue U.S. government

The "rally to restore sanity and or fear" honored with Emmy nominations

Radiation in soil near troubled Japan nuclear plant exceeds Chernobyl evacuation level

After approving NBC buyout, FCC Commish becomes Comcast lobbyist

Suit seeks to nullify Schwarzenegger commutation

UN chief Ban calls for immediate Libya cease-fire

Billy Graham in hospital

AP - Gfk Poll: Obama's Approval Hits 60 Per Cent.

Catholic Professors Criticize Boehner in Letter

3 dead after shooting at San Jose State University

Critics call for AZ sheriff to resign, be indicted

Do you like Lady Gaga?

I did not get the IBM job...

Texas Funds Formula One Race, May Fire Teachers

Most shocking death of a main character in a movie or TV series

Journalist killed in Honduras, the 11th in two years

Strikes over austerity measures paralyze Greek capital

Kitty quicksand:

Michael Savage Praises Obama

Thom Hartmann: High food prices - Government failure or over-population?

Best Of ED Show: Gun Rights Group False Fear Of Obama

Young Turks: Cenk - Banks Behind High Gas Prices?

Papantonio: The Republican Colicky Babies Whine Again

Will Obama Reform Immigration?

Papantonio: Boehner’s Debt Fight Shows GOP’s Greed

Gay Horror Porn for Conservatives

Rachel Maddow: Fox News Is The Gatekeeper for Republican Politics & Politicians

One American's view of Canadian and American health care

Another American's views of Canadian and American health care

Mock The Dummies Destroy Donald Trump

Thom Hartmann: Should the Koch Brothers be firing teachers at a public university?

Common Performs Poetry at the White House

Rachel Maddow: Wisconsin Republicans Push Their Agenda Before Historic Recall Election

Tariq Ramadan : Changing bin Laden stories 'bizarre'

Papantonio: Birkenstock Liberals Angry About Bin Laden Death

TDPS: Fox Business Network Loves Joking About Torture, Lawrence WIlkerson Sets Rumsfeld Straight

We are in the NEWT MOMENT!!! feel the warmth (2:09)

Mrs Attacks

Healthcare: Sanders vs Paul

Bush's Failed Hunt for Bin Laden

Harvey Wasserman on How We'll Survive and Win

Thom Hartmann: Our biggest threat is not Al Qaeda, debt, illegal immigration or taxes

Lou Engle Prays Over Newt Gingrich

POLL: 59% say it's time to bring U.S. troops home from Afghanistan.

Senator Brown and 2 other Republicans claimed they had seen photos of bin Laden shot?

SPTimes: Billionaire's role in hiring decisions at Florida State University raises questions

The military should create some photos of bin Laden

Yawn: Gingrich Officially Enters 2012 Race for Best Bloviating Adulterer

House Dems Protest GOP's Plans For Permanent War Against Terror

RE: Bin Laden shooting v. trial. We had 10 YEARS to figure out how to handle him. . .

John Boehner's Ransom Note

What’s the GOP Without bin Laden?

President to Renew Muslim Outreach, giving Mideast speech soon

Can we please put this crap to rest.. there were two a capture team for bin laden

Trump has thrived with government's generosity

"One of the great problems (Republicans) have .. is that we don't encourage you to be nasty." - Newt

Democrats are just a better party at getting anything and everything done..republicans self destruct

Statements of Support for President Obama's Commitment to Fix our Broken Immigration System

Who's supporting the Republican candidates?

Governor Daniels Says He Could Beat President Obama In 2012

What's next!?

* "A War on Civilians": Mexico’s Drug War Draws Protests as Grueling Death Toll Grows

It is a very historical day - Gingrich tweeted, he is running

Re: Obama approval rating at 60%

HEADS UP-An Evening of Poetry at the White House

I would support legalizing polygamy for criminals or potential criminals.

Common just delivered a beautiful poem and shamed his racist critics in the process

Conrad's budget hits millionaires with 3% surtax; uses 50/50 split of spending cuts, tax increases

One sure way to bring down Pres. Obama's approval is to inject RACE

I love having a young, fit active and intelligent first lady.


Does any white pundit on FOX NOISE even know who the fuck rapper Common is

So these people are picking on two multi-talented Grammy Award winners?

Tthe latest manufactured nontroversy: Common's appearance at the White House poetry event

Obama appointee Meredith Attwell Baker leaves FCC after just two years to become Comcast lobbyist

****AP Poll: Obama approval rating at 60%!!!***

Matt Drudge tries to downplay Obama AP poll numbers

Sanchez (Retired Army Lt. Gen.) to Enter Senate Race in Texas

Obama Nears Key Decisions on Afghan Strategy

Obi-Wan Kenobi Is Dead, Vader Says

Question. Does Kucinich believe that Obama's capture/kill mission to be illegal?

In 2012, Obama will have the distinction of being the first (and only)

Iraqi PM open to US troop presence if blocs agree

Now Jill Scott is in the White House guest hot seat notice a pattern here? A racist one?

Nancy nails it: The Truth Hurts — You Did Vote to End Medicare as We Know It

Question about Uganda, their Coffee Bean & the Kill Gay Bill about to become law...

Dear GOP Freshman: You will surely reap what you have sown

Obama way ahead of Republicans for 2012 election

Obama team considering putting resources into contesting Texas in 2012

Wonder how they will spin Newt's lack of military

Robert Scheer: What’s the GOP Without bin Laden?

Havana: The State Retreats

The Bin Laden Photos by Scott Horton

Amy Goodman: Tony Kushner and the Angels of Dissent

Reassessing The Cost Of The Post-9/11 Era, Post Bin Laden (between $4 trillion and $6 trillion)

Fox didn't mince words:Former Mexico leader's message at UH: Legalize drugs, build bridges.

While Bahrain demolishes mosques, U.S. stays silent

Iran Gets Another Nuclear Fuel Batch From Russia: Report

Why the world might end next Saturday

Koch Brother Buys Professors @ Public University to Spread Free Market Propaganda -- Public Ed Next?

Susan Tompor: Debit cards hit jobless with 'junk fees'

GOP: Gay Friendly?

Thank You Scott Walker for handing Democrats another gift against recalled Republicans, Vouchers. Se

NASCAR community steps up

Gaddafi's nurse denied asylum by Norway

"People out there really care,'' says Tampa lung patient as donations top $90,000

BBC: Why are Americans so angry about petrol prices?

An Emboldened Obama Invites An 'Old School Common Rapper' to the White House

What Labor unions have accomplished for everybody

The Eleven Craziest Things Newt Gingrich Has Ever Said: The Nation

It's Time to Break Up AT&T, Verizon, Comcast, Time Warner and the Rest of the Telecoms

Huckabee Adviser: Obama is a Soviet Spy - Mother Jones

Arizona's Ethnic Studies Ban Has National Ramifications, Warns U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva

The new and improved FSU course catalog, brought to you by Charles G. Koch

Neo-Nazi Father Is Killed; Son, 10, Steeped in Beliefs, Is Accused

TSA Seaches 8 Month Boy - Fetuses Next

Obama Calls for Immigration Reform amidst Record Levels of Deportations

WI Senators Paying Corporate ALEC Membership with Tax Dollars

Noam Chomsky - U.S. Policy in Arab Word

GOP Budget Would Leave Up To 44 Million More Low-Income Americans Uninsured:


Former VY employee sues Entergy for wrongful termination.

Rate Of Iowa Topsoil Loss 50X That Of Soil Formation - NYT

David Swanson interviews Harvey Wasserman on How We'll Survive and Win (xpost)

Drumbeat: May 11, 2011

WHAT?? You mean the Bush Crime Family couldn't "arrange" for HAARP to save Texas' Ass?

German panel to endorse closing nuclear plants

States’ Best Practices Attracting Baseload Investment

Denialsits vindicated: climate scientists bought and paid for!

In PNAS: "Methane concentrations were detected generally in 51 of 60 drinking-water wells (85%) "

Tarballs Linger On Uninhabited Alabama Beaches -

no pesticides or herbicides needed with right balance of soil microbes, sez govt. study

Fishing for plastic

Is the NRC just putting on a show after Fukushima?

Indian Point Nuclear Evacuation Plan ‘Impossible’ Lawmakers Say

Coal is dirty, gets almost a billion dollars from "the GubMint"

Chain Reactions Reignited At Fukushima After Tsunami, Says New Study (MIT)

Kan slams nuclear energy, goes green

Fukushima I Nuke Plant: Reactor 1's RPV Has Hardly Any Water

What's the cheapest commute: Leaf, Volt, Prius, Focus or a train?

LENR, Low Energy Nuclear Reaction (cold fusion - it just wont go away)

Gallup: 16 MONTHS AFTER 9/11, Bush Approval Drops Below 60% for First Time

Ugh!! Crazy Homophobic preacher on fb "friend's" page

Presbyterians Approve Ordination of Gay People

LATimes: Navy reverses decision to let chaplains perform same-sex unions

BREAKING: Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill Postponed Until Friday

Do atheists have anything to say about religion besides "there is no God?"

Luke 21:6

Catholic Scholars To Boehner: Your Agenda Defies ‘Church’s Mo Ancient Moral Teachings’ On Helping

Montana gov. strikes down gun-rights bill for easier concealed carry, vetoes 14 other measures

Man On Raft Washes Up On Jones Beach With Loaded Gun

School gun idea debated (Columbia, MO)

Woman shoots and kills knife-wielding intruder

woman uses gun to defend herself from rapist/home invader

Worker with a gun turns the tables on bandits at Walgreens

Why would any law that prevents innocent bystanders from suing be ok with anyone?

Officer Accidentally Fires Gun Inside Hazelwood East High School

INDIANA: Gov. signs two NRA backed bills.

Bumper Sticker

Campus shooting

Guns in bars and restaurants bill passes Ohio House

Tell me again how faith is a quiet, private thing.

Gun bill: It's a chilling license to kill (MN Castle Law Insanity)

Uptown robbers target the wrong guy (They jumped a 61 year old ex-marine)

Sports cartoonist (NY Daily News) Bill Gallo has died.

Brett Favre to mentor Cam Newton??

Game 5 - Celtics Vs. Heat

Robert 'Tractor' Traylor found dead

LeBron just "apologized" for The Decision

Gun groups duel with polls on concealed carry

CUNY Votes to Approve Honorary Degree for Tony Kushner

Gaza Marathon: A Race for Freedom and Summer Camps (Ramzy Baroud)

Now, Kushner's Critic Has His Freedom of Speech Threatened (UPDATED)

DEMOCRACY NOW: PlaywrightTony Kushner Speaks Out on CUNY Controversy, Academic Freedom and Israel

Kushner Affair Puts Israel Dissent At Center Stage

Syria Drops Bid for Seat on UN Human Rights Council

Gun owning worker in Walgreens thwarts robbery..

Congratulations to the Miami Heat with their victory over the Boston Celtics.