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Archives: May 13, 2011

Alien life may huddle under hydrogen blankets

A gay icon on Sesame Street? Bert comes out of the closet after 31 years

Chimps hunt monkey prey close to local extinction

Photographer/veterans' advocate releases controversial video in honor of Memorial Day

Immigration crackdown raises identity-theft risk

STATES need to tax wealthy since Congress extended W tax cuts 4 rich

Protesters, police clash in Athens demonstration

Mississippi towns submerged in floodwaters

Mississippi towns submerged in floodwaters

No proof of racism at site of 2010 shooting rampage: police

'Rogue websites' bill returns to US Senate

Black lawmakers press Obama on jobs in urban areas

Rachel Maddow screwed up tonight.

The Republicans are down hill racers...

(JAPAN) Gov't to cull livestock in no-go zone near Fukushima plant

Consumers, not TEPCO shareholders, to cover huge compensation bill (JAPAN)

Junk Law Will Damage Our Legal System

CEO pay in US tops pre-crisis levels

Orin Hatch criticizes the liberal mouthpieces with hardhats on MSNBC...

Rachel grills Oren Hatch on his support for Big Oil subsidies

Rachel grills Oren Hatch on his support for Big Oil subsidies

Photo of the day (JAPAN)

UFT Brings "Reform" back where Reform Belongs: WALL STREET

Brownback wants only Republicans to approve the budget

No politics is parties' line (Obama got gerrymandered)

Scholastic Magazine in 9-10 schools promote Big Coal and Sunny D curriculum

Scholastic Magazine in 9-10 schools promote Big Coal and Sunny D curriculum

BUSHCO Plan To Supplant Special Forces With Blackwater Private Hit Squads For MORE Deniability

Mississippi Flooding: Past and Future

Interesting how the Big Oil Execs can sit in a hearing and point a gun

The Huckster is a huckster. Rachel exposes Huckabee's cheesy scam...

Political donors like the Kochs and Soros get letters from the IRS

this is heartwarming

Predicted Flood Crests on Mississippi River

Come gather 'round people wherever you roam

Industrial Capitalism Still on Course to Consume the World

How do you embed a video in a thread on GD?

Pakistan academy bombs kill scores

BoA to the state of Utah - Stick it up your A$$ ...

Obama 'Death Threat': Irish Muslim Arrested

Obama 'Death Threat': Irish Muslim Arrested

Seniors, Guns and Money - By PAUL KRUGMAN

Ad from votekids.org running in Iowa now. Please disseminate.

Gateway Pundit Jim Hoft pulls post after falling for high school satire about birth certific

Trump's playing everyone: NBC, the GOP, and us.

Pay Attention To The MegaPhone America

Pay Attention To The MegaPhone America

Donald Trump: Say It's Only a Paper Moon . . . .

alert: South Park/ "Book of Mormon" Musical creators coming up on Morning Joe

NATO Urged to Adopt Gaddafi's Assassination Policy

Interesting that they can motivate folks to ban gay marriage but not cap prices

House Panel Authorizes Nearly $700 Billion in Defense Spending

Girl, 12, Killed in NATO Raid on Wrong Afghan Home

Michael Moore: Good riddance Osama. Now come back to your ways, my good ol' USA"

Fukushima schoolchildren's radiation exposure estimated at half of upper limit

Trump wins raffled trip to Bahamas

Any interest in this Daily Poll?

Any interest in this Daily Poll?

Sons of Blackwater Open Corporate Spying Shop

Right Wing Assault on Education is in Full Swing. Learning Doesn't Matter, Just Profit.

Ryan's 'communications problem' -- people understand all too well

27-Million U.S. Women Uninsured In 2010

Why doesn't Japan (or America, for that matter) use more geothermal energy, like Iceland does?

LA Times opinion: Immigration: President Obama's border moat

elephant to repukes: "scram"

separated at birth?

Republicans are all about letting you keep your own money

Four Old Serbian Ladies (Political Advertisement)

Response to Rep. Glenn Thompson's shameless attempt to mislead constituents re. GOP Medicare plan

Does New Zealand need a Multiculturalism Act similar to Canada's?

Radiation found in seaweed near crippled Japan plant

NEA leaders opt to endorse Obama -- and get some pushback

David H. Koch Theatre ‘rebranded’ to ‘The Tea Party’s Wallet’

Panel Urges Germany to Close Nuclear Plants by 2021

Wish I knew how to enlarge this picture - it's kinda cute.

$281,000 Pay Package Given to New Recovery School District Superintendent

Ron Paul made his official announcement to run on GMA

you might think twice about sending your kid to college in Texas

Trouble in Paradise. Rick Scott--having trouble cutting through red tape to create jobs.

Republicans vote in favour of terrorists on gun laws

McCain will never admit it but he hates Bush and Cheney. Especially Cheney

McCain will never admit it but he hates Bush and Cheney. Especially Cheney

Toxic contamination of the Gulf environment

Toxic contamination of the Gulf environment

My brief thoughts on the Health Security Act

Evacuees get top accommodation at defunct hotel but worry about future(JAPAN)

Investors in Poll Support Raising Taxes by 2-to-1

Menards highlights products made in America.

Darrell Issa, Fighting Obama Disclosure Order, Accused Of Doing Donor's Bidding

Darrell Issa, once gloated he had subpoena power, now fights against transparency aimed at his buds

Sluts Like Me

NRC Waives Enforcement of Fire Rules at Nuclear Plants

A little perspective that can be considered by ALL of us -- Louis C.K. on "Teabaggers"

Obama: Crazy like a Fox.

Minnesota Poll: Support falls for ban on gay marriage

Protesters March Against Wall Street, Budget Cuts In Lower Manhattan

Protesters March Against Wall Street, Budget Cuts In Lower Manhattan

My prediction for WI Senate in 2012: Feingold vs. Ryan

"Mad Hatters" of Michigan!

Homeless Man Bails Out Banker

Google to pay $500 million fine for rogue pharma ads

(D) Sen Kohl will not seek re-election?--- yet another seat to defend

OPEC Members' Break-Even Price Continues to Rise

Shrinking Oil Supplies Put Alaskan Pipeline at Risk

Fixing Congress

Union bashing (paycheck deception) bill fails in MO

Church-State Watchdog Group Says Proposed USAID Changes Will Allow Taxpayer Funding Of Churches, Mos

CPAs study impact of elmiinating oil and gas tax incentives

CPAs study impact of elmiinating oil and gas tax incentives

An interesting observation from here in NY-26:

Gosh, the "wuy isun't wikileaks transparunt" meme will not die will it?

Which President increased the Debt

Which President increased the Debt

I called Harry Reid's office today, and according to his staffer the Paul Ryan budget vote is

Reports of debit card fraud have rocked Michaels

I've heard that they're going to spend $1,000,000,000 on Obama's campaign...

Ten Lessons From Chernobyl And Fukushima

Cliff May is on M$NBComcast

Far Right Rioters In Greece Attack Immigrants.

Just when I think . . .

Which could make a crisis worse??

Why Home Prices Will Continue To Fall

Dalai Lama urges U.S. to close rich-poor gap

Events Around Naton Next Wednesday Backs Progressive Caucus Budget

Gas-price gouging claimed by Ky. attorney general

POLL: 70 Percent Of GOP Voters Oppose Raising The Debt Ceiling

In 1927, the great Bessie Smith sang "Back Water Blues," and it was the

Supreme Court of Canada announces two retirements; Harper to fill

Blues singer Etta James ("At Last") is in the hospital

Ashton Kutcher replaces Sheen.

Paul Gunter of beyond nuclear

Anyone game to help write The Donald's "Why I can't run for pres" announcement?

Personally, I know of no less political advocates for Peace than AFSC. Please read their letter!

What happens when the debt ceiling isn't raised

John Boehner, meet West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette

John Boehner, meet West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette

AMAZING read about addiction which then homes in on the addiction to oil and consumption

Brunch with bernie (Sanders)

Brunch with bernie (Sanders)

Guardian: Greenpeace urges Tepco not to flood melting fuel reactor with water

Cheri Daniels' speech... simplified

Cheri Daniels' speech... simplified

BBC under fire for masking the words "Free Palestine" from a rap song it aired.

Pakistan thumbs its nose at the US because we have given them...

On Monday, I will wake up and be glad that it is a special day for Rahm Emanuel.

Operation Crossbow: How 3D glasses helped defeat Hitler (BBC)

What did Osama Bin Laden have in common with the Republicans?

Glenn Beck: Obama ‘clearly’ anti-cop, Clinton made kids think oral sex was OK

If you were to post that a killer asteroid were going to strike Earth

If the GOP really blocks raising the debt ceiling, doesn't all that "full faith and credit" of ...

If the GOP really blocks raising the debt ceiling, doesn't all that "full faith and credit" of ...

Friday Toons, part 2-The Newt-a-thon Continues!

Sick and tired of the "Whites a Minority in America by 2050" bleat

Funny Freepers: "Bush Eating Souffle when Obama called about OBL"

Friday Toons, part 3- Mittens and The Don

Friday Toons, part 1-The Newt-a-thon begins!

Just In Case You Weren't Already Sure Facebook Is CIA Pwned

Friday Toons, part 4-Bin not forgotten

Friday Toons, part 5- Economy

Fukushima - One Step Forward and Four Steps Back as Each Unit Challenged by New Problems

Corwin Voted To Allow Women To Be Shackled During Childbirth

Friday Toons, part 6- Budget choices and the rest.

Microsoft Structured Acquisition Of Skype To Avoid U.S. Taxes

World's largest tunnel boring machine finishes drilling under Niagara Falls...

Hypothetically Mitch Daniels says he would select Condi as his VP

"I Am" movie director Tom Shadyac was on Dr Drew's show.

Gingrich the 'idea man': Building a real-life Jurassic Park - and space sex by 2020

Osama bin Laden 'vetoed' killer tractor attack....The Guardian

Obama's NLRB is going pro union! Is Obama a stealth liberal?

Ed Dept. official who oversaw $43M contract (to Florida corp) resigns amid corruption investigation

Fukushima village on way to becoming ghost town

Tom & Dana Petty Receive Golden Heart Award (in recognition of charity work for the homeless)

For sale on eBay: a SIGNED COPY of Barack Obama's Birth Certificate

Italy shuts down pro-Amanda Knox website worldwide -- Sweden puts it back on web

Library of Congress' 'National Jukebox' makes audio of pre-1925 music, speeches available online

Can someone please tell me what are some of Gingrich's "new ideas" the MSM talks about incessantly?

Krugman: Seniors, Guns and Money

Pink Floyd Reunite at Roger Waters Show in London

Nation Stunned By Display Of Competence

Self-delete

Was Sarah Palin done in by Trig "birther" story?

Pakistan Army Chief Balks at U.S. Demands to Cooperate

Vote Tally On Republican Budget That Ends Medicare As We Know It

Fantastic Foxes

GM is hiring people across the country. Should we keep a list of the corporations who

NYC Man Spends Retirement Savings on May 21, 2011 Rapture Ads

Ensign/Coburn -Did DUers hear Andrea Mitchell saying Rachel

Republican vs Democratic National Deficit Debt chart

Surprise,surprise : A fairly extensive collection of porn found at the Bin Ladin House.

FIX America - Video - liberal activism in the 21st century

At town hall, federal worker losing her job confronts Obama

Will IRS crack down on secret political donors who aren't paying taxes?

Tests Show 32 U.S. Nuclear Reactors Pose Threat

IF Navy SEALs found porn at bin Laden's place, his jihadist sheepdog followers MUST denounce him.

Special Forces Cat Ops

TN House passes bill to undo Nashville anti-discrimination ordinance

Can't we just be quit of Afghanistan?

Can't we just be quit of Afghanistan?

Fox Rushes To Defend Oil Companies After Senate Hearing

DU Legal Minds--Need Some Help

Philadelphia Police Bombs MOVE Headquarters Killing 11, Destroying 65 Homes

VOICES: The railroading of Troy Davis

GOP “No New Taxes” Position Is Rapidly Crumbling

Describe Islamic Extremist Porn Here:

BREAKING: Osama bin Laden's last words finally released...

Education is a social right! Unite teachers, students and workers against all cuts!

If the year was 1992, I would sign Ross Perot's ballot petition.

Nuclear watchdog points to gaps in U.S. safety regulations

For-Profit Colleges’ Debt Disorder

Gov’t Official: It is a fact that nuclear fuel melted a hole through Reactor No. 1

Ohio Boys Suspended For Farting On School Bus

Tune Out the Noise: Social Security is Still in Great Shape

Lolo, a black jaguar, plays with Ward, her 14-month-old spotted cub - friday fun pics

Top Ten bin Laden porn titles

Better 2nd career: Accountant or Registered Nurse?

Talk about carrying a concealed weapon...

Talk about carrying a concealed weapon...

the propaganda was very well planned as well

Bin Laden wanted to carry out attacks to prevent Obama from being reelected

New legislation could allow Sunday sales of motorcycles

Someone on DU predicted it: Porn found in bin Laden's compound

Someone on DU predicted it: Porn found in bin Laden's compound

Female Sex Offenders / Sex Predators: Women who sexually abuse children and teens

I remember well the Watergate hearingsd. I also remember well, the Clinton impeachment . . . . .

White House: Libya mission to go on until Gadhafi stops

osama bin strokin

Mike Thompson toon answers the burning question about Afghanistan

It works on any Ayatollah!

New Yorkers under 30 plan to flee city, says new poll; cite high taxes, few jobs as reasons

Cisco braces for biggest layoffs in its history--because poor management decisions

Robert Gates is concerned about Seal team 6 and their families. The Right is trying to blame Obama

Robert Gates is concerned about Seal team 6 and their families. The Right is trying to blame Obama

Jon Stewart and Bill O'Reilly to debate 'the Common situation' on Monday

Any updates on BRADLEY MANNING and whether he was moved/visitors...???

If you were a citizen of Pakistan...?

From this point on, can we change "out to lunch" to "eating souffle"...

Caption This Photo of the Huck

Communists overthrown in two Indian states

Superfast Karma - man struck by bus after stealing tip jar

Family Planning Cuts Would Deny Services to 284,000, Cost State Millions (TX)

Georgia governor signs controversial anti-illegal immigration law

Drone strike kills five in Pakistan's North Waziristan

The 5/21 loons are out in force today...

How one Japanese village defied the tsunami

The Nation: Texas’ Wild Tea Party

The Nation: Texas’ Wild Tea Party

How to Make Money in Microseconds

Stop drone attacks

ACLU: Heads Up! > Unchecked Executive War Power Could Slip Through the House.

Gov. Corbett Needs Back Surgery In Pittsburgh Harrisburg Office Describes AGH Procedure As 'Routine'

Bush praised Obama after call on bin Laden

Texas House passes bill banning TSA airport "groping"

Oh please Mr. Jon Stewart, take him up on his challenge.

John McCain to Bush apologists: Stop lying about Bin Laden and torture

Anyone familiar with the Humanist Church in Oakland, CA?

Anyone familiar with the Humanist Church in Oakland, CA?

U.S. Inflation Jumps as Gas and Food Prices Rise

An American Family

FCC/Comcast whore addresses her quitting the FCC and joining Comcast

Rush Limbaugh Claims THE BLACKS Teach Their Kids To HATE America

How do you feel about the terrorist watch list?

People of NYC vs. Koch

1982 voting rights act amendment

Countdown on Current TV - Facebook Page

Apple's 'Get a Mac,' the Complete Campaign

Energy Dept: US will help contain Fukushima crisis

Repubs are always screaming about "frivolous Lawsuits"- Well, how about this one?

Teabagger shenanigans in Cedar Rapids IA?

I.R.S. Moves to Tax Gifts to Groups Active in Politics

Obama staff calls Justin Bieber to arrange meeting with 9/11 victim’s daughter

Obama staff calls Justin Bieber to arrange meeting with 9/11 victim’s daughter

Rachel on ANdrea Mitchell now - Ensign and Coburn

Fox News shows its unparalleled command of the English language...

Louisiana Spillway Likely to Open as Farms Sacrificed for Cities

Louisiana Spillway Likely to Open as Farms Sacrificed for Cities

Iraq's union crackdown puts progress at risk

Should Obama have named the Seal team?

VOICES: When faced with floods, FDR fought back with jobs

Intrade seems positively unconvinced Mike Huckabee is going to run for President.

Breaking: IRS to go HARD after American Crossroads/Priorities USA

JP Morgan Chase Nickel and Diming the Last Nickels and Dimes from the Unemployed - EmptyWheel

I don't understand why the bin Laden porn find matters

Seniors, Guns and Money by Paul Krugman

Privatization!?!?

Photo of the Ensigns and the Hamptons together - just had to google the correct words

Mitch Daniels and Calvin Coolidge.

You won't believe the bumper sticker I saw today:

"FOXygen" - Jon Stewart makes a word

"Thomas Barnett draws a new map for peace."

The Bin Laden Killing was Legal - Former SCOTUS Justice Stevens

70% of all Americans were born in Ohio

Ron Paul on GMA on government assistance after natural disasters.

A reminder to all DU GreenThumbs. May 14 is World Naked Gardening Day...

"Obi-Wan Kenobi is Dead, Vader Says..."

Walker fanboy John Boehner caught in photo with Koch Brothers at GOP fundraiser

UPDATE from ABC World News on mom who injected her 8 yr old daughter with Botox

Flipping off San Diego Chargers' fans is legal, judge rules

Fox News and Fox Nation get viewers to rage over false story of flag being banned in school

Celebrate the Quasi-Holidays: Give Something Away, Bike to Work

Jon Stewart will be on Bill O'Reilly's show on Monday.

Where will you be on May 22 ?????

Happy 61st Birthday Stevie Wonder

Toon: Portrait of OBL

Vladimir Putin Worshipped As St. Paul The Apostle By All-Female Russian Sect

From Alternet: 10 Worst States To Be a Woman

The disgraceful interrogation of L.A. school librarians

Any Old Timer DUers Still Here, LOL ???

Why are Republicans against everything fair, decent and sane?

Why are Republicans against everything fair, decent and sane?

dupe

You know why the porn thing matters?

You know why the porn thing matters?

I honestly don't care if it comes down to Obama vs Paul

Mary Tyler Moore 'recovering nicely' from surgery

has american become a nation of cowards?

Let's hear it for the people of Virginia. Great graphic for

What’s Really in the Leaked WikiLeaks Confidentiality Agreement?

Michele Bachmann closes DC Congressional office

Our Current Political Situation...

Nothing says "family values" like helping your buddy hide his adulterous affair, Rick Santorum

Bush tells Obama on bin Laden: "Good call"

Bush tells Obama on bin Laden: "Good call"

Does Newt Gingrich really believe he can get to be president?

Rachel has more Ensign

There was a funny list about cats and what they are actually saying on GD

Newspaper poll on GOP pick for 2012 includes choice of "New Gingrich"

Newspaper poll on GOP pick for 2012 includes choice of "New Gingrich"

The Tea Party Wants to Teach Your Kids About the Constitution

Mysterious boom in parakeets — in England

one Sunday news program will feature a Democrat

The Banksters are at it again......

TEPCO now confirms nuclear meltdown in Fukushima reactor No. 1

Humanity Hitting the Resource Ceiling

Petrobras Lowers Gasoline Prices 6% as Brazil Seeks to Rein in Inflation

The Right Wing's Account of the Financial Crisis Has Been Destroyed

Drone to be struck down on orders: Air Chief

Khan calls on Pakistan to break its reliance on US aid

Dr. No Should Face Consequences

Navy researcher links toxins in war zone dust to ailments

Sometimes, it's the little things: Storyteller tries to ease tsunami victims' pain

Dropbox Lied to Users About Data Security, Complaint to FTC Alleges

The social counterrevolution in America and the tasks of the working class

On Big Bang Theory tonight I saw one of the best commercials of my lifetime

Will the real bin Laden please stand up?

NBC's Chris Hansen and his various flavors of "To Catch a -Insert Miscreant Type Here_"

PRINT OUT THIS CHART & CARRY IT AROUND-"Bushco Policies Drive RECORD DEFICITS" "

'Audacious' debit card scam hits chain

Paul Ryan reminds me of that kid in middle school science class who never paid attention - you know.

BREAKING: White House Releases Photos Found On bin Laden's USB Stick

I DO NOT Believe Osama Bin Laden Had A Porn Stash... I DEMAND To See The Evidence !!!

I DO NOT Believe Osama Bin Laden Had A Porn Stash... I DEMAND To See The Evidence !!!

Draft Russ Feingold

"Rating Agencies Win Dismissal of Lawsuits"

Per FREEwilliamsburg (as heard on Rachel Maddow):

Winners and losers, week #2

Fukushima has international consequences. We should be getting live news conferences from Japan

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF!

When employment comes back the rich will face inflation. Right now house prices

Bush: Seal Team asked for his"permission to go into

Bill would speed troops through TSA checkpoints

Daughter of The Nenis© Does Damage Control: "He didn't dump my mom in the hospital"

Daughter of The Nenis© Does Damage Control: "He didn't dump my mom in the hospital"

Should Disney re-issue "Song of the South" on DVD/Blu-Ray?

Wisconsin Senator Herb Kohl won't run in 2012! Should Russ Feingold run for his seat in 2012?

You ever get stressed?

From the "Uh.. What?" File. Tea Party leader says Democrats are Marxists for attacking oil subsidies

(Sudden) Jump in Life Expectancy Assumptions Drives Latest Social Security Projections

Time to start boycotting public places that show Fox News

President Obama lied about the OBL raid

Plan to flood Fukushima reactor could cause new blast, experts warn

I think Ron Paul is doing a good job on Hardball right now, but I would not vote for/sign a petition

Man on dog tipped off ensign(r Nevada)

What Four Miles of Yemeni Protesters Looks and Sounds Like

12% Reduction In Social Security Appropriations?

Ivy League Solicits Students Only to Reject Them

any computer genius here pls?

Robert Gates Admits That Info Leaks Has SEAL Team 6 Fearing For The Safety Of Their Families

Robert Gates Admits That Info Leaks Has SEAL Team 6 Fearing For The Safety Of Their Families

Can we be any more blatant?

Man captures night sky in 37,440 exposures

So the Obama administration has reversed its decision to permit gay marriages on military bases

Revenge killings and reckless firing in opposition-held eastern Libya

GOP Congress refuses to honor Seal Team 6 after Democratic Senate passes resolution 97-0.

Draft Russ Feingold / petition

BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA! PORN! THEY FOUND FOUND FOUND PORN!

Houston Press Compiles Texas' 10 Hottest Female Sex Offenders - Huffpo

Why nuclear power will never supply the world's energy needs

UH OH! Looks like Gov. Deal of Ga. may be in trouble.

Tweety begins - Scandal at Vegas

OBL and Facebook

Killings Averaging 1 Daily in Dallas

Snort!

Olbermann accuses Ed Schultz of trying to ‘silence’ Michael Moore on bin Laden

Chomsky: "...prevent authentic democracy in the Arab world"

Lest we forget (Curaco' slavery museum)

The "C" Street Club - "C" for "Cover-up?

The Koch bros. are trying to inject their politics into public colleges

10,000 Protesters Turn Out To March On Wall Street, Call For Millionaires Tax

Wasilla High School Principal Bans Bohemian Rhapsody Because Freddie Mercury Was Gay

Grijalva: All We Are Saying Is Give The Progressive Budget A Chance - TPM

Donate food to the postal service letter carriers "Stamp Out Hunger" food drive tomorrow, May 14th.

Same Old Song

"Court: No right to Resist Illegal Cop Entry Into Home"

Okay, I'm calling it - The Ensign Affair is as big as Watergate

Bin Laden Mission Evokes More Questions Than Answers

The Rude Pundit: Your Bullshit Abuse of Teachers Is Killing Education (Series Part 5)

"Put your pants on and go home!"

"Put your pants on and go home!"

Records Indicate That Terrorists Everywhere Enjoy Pornography And Street Prostitutes

What’s Really in the Leaked WikiLeaks Confidentiality Agreement? - FDL

What if you re-enacted your youth.

The tragic, pathetic demise of a birther

Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive tomorrow....

The McCain Family Has Had Enough of Glenn Beck

Nuclear Fuel Meltdown at Fukushima Daiichi Confirmed

Justice Stevens Okays Bin Laden Killing

Does this mean that only 26% of parents in a Florida public school can get it changed to a charter?

California officials announce closure of 70 state parks

Ron Paul: I Would Not Have Voted For The 1964 Civil Rights Act

Ron Paul: I Would Not Have Voted For The 1964 Civil Rights Act

"Medicare, Social Security Funds Expiring Sooner, U.S. Says"-----BusinessWeek.

Huckabee Not Running

9 of the Best Recordings From the Library of Congress' New Music Service

I am tired of Big Oil and Wall Street running Washington.

WHO SAYS the porn was OBL's? NOT the "anonymous officials," who ACTUALLY said...

Baseball Hall of Fame Hometown Bans Fracking! the people have spoken!

Blog for Arizona: ALEC offering "An all-expenses-paid trip to pick up next year's legislation"

Europe moves to end passport-free travel in migrant row

What can we do about Wall Street speculators that drive up gas prices?

Libyan Revolution Day 86

Court: Chicago must hire 111 black firefighters

Megyn Kelly and Fox News Helped Sen. Ensign Cover-Up His Crimes

A 3 mile line of cars to buy Burgers?! USA! USA!

Fuku could escalate rapidly if the lava melts through+Tokyo hit w/ massive radiation(vid)+much more

I'm not sure I believe the Bin Laden "porn" story?

I'm not sure I believe the Bin Laden "porn" story?

To all of the Union Workers that work for Chrysler, ( Large Pics...56k warning)

Breaking: One of the Fukushima workers has died.

Hello, DU, today’s Friday Afternoon Challenge: Gallery stars!

Jane Corwin (NY-26) Voted To Allow Women To Be Shackled During Childbirth

The social counterrevolution in America ........

update on what our prison slaves are working on

Please someone, I can't. I just can't look at andrew breitbart long enough

The court ruled in her favor and now she can masturbate at work

Teen ordered to pay nearly $1,000,000 to Wal-mart

VOTING MACHINES MUST DIE!!!!

I'd be willing to bet MOST men have porn or links to porn in their computers somewhere.

Obama Health Law Unlikely to Stem Medical Bankruptcies

Big Tent or "pure" party.

Those Who Can, Teach . . . .

Karl Rove just gave corwyn (R) $650,000 (NY 26 spec elec) I am sending her opponent $5

I'm at Whole Foods Market again, where things just keep on trucking!

Porn found in CD release of MONEY by Skeletons

Speculation explains more about oil prices than anything else

People power takes over Wall Street

Today’s Tea Party Movement and Pre-Civil War White Supremacy Ideology

Regarding Newt Gingrich

I just got back from a business trip and had to go through Security 3 times and I want to say

Haley Barbour to Mississippi's poor: Drown Dead

How to classify the GOP’s potential candidates:

Teachers still furious about Arne Duncan's open letter to them during teacher appreciation week.

Indiana Supreme Court: No right to resist illegal cop entry into home (police state trods on)

High School Student Challenges Bachmann to Debate

Draft Russ Feingold (Kohl announced he was retiring today)

Rare treat of seeing Butch Hancock tonight....

Rare treat of seeing Butch Hancock tonight....

I have been noticing a few things.

Tim Minchin: Ten Foot C*ck And A Few Hundred Virgins

I've been away for 10 days - I feel better

Photo - not sure how to do this

Little girl playing with a squirrel, cutest thing Eva!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

How would you say, "My co-worker can't stand me and I can't stand her,"

PHOTO: YES, I'll have the soup of the day, please...and keep 'em comin'...

Is youtube not working for anyone else?

I can't figure this out - how do you TP someone?

So that's what happened to MySpace

I can't figure this out - how do you PM someone?

One of my favorite Sir Paul songs for a Chill The Fuck Out Friday The 13th: "Bluebird"

PHOTO: MiddleFingerMom directs a MAELSTROM of pure psychic force into a nearby Oscar Mayer Wiener

PHOTO: Who watches THE WATCHERS???

I'm a going fishing

PHOTO: NO, please don't tell me the ingredients...let me see if I can GUESS them.

Spoiler theory/question about The Office -

PHOTO: Iron Man LOATHES The Batman and his winning ways with women...

Photo: The TP goes over the top, dammit!

Anyone have summer vacation plans (or even herpes) yet?

Mission: Impossible

Titties and beer - my weekend is covered.

Lolo, a black jaguar, plays with Ward, her 14-month-old spotted cub - friday fun pics

Countdown. 9 posts to 6,000 on my 6 year anniversary. Ask me anything!

Hmm, it's a few minutes past eight bells here on the east coast.

Lawrence from Kansas. Gary from Indiana. Katy from Texas.

The Libertarian Argument

MiddleFingerMom has always had respect for all living things.

Ashton Kutcher Replaces Charlie Sheen on "Two and a Half Men"

Temperature normal in Tucson today:

Going through a Einsturzende Neubauten kick right now...

I must find a way to turn back time...

I got a "senior coffee" yesterday

Delete test

Pure Prairie League: "Falling In & Out Of Love" / "Amie," LIVE @ 2009 San Diego Fair

PHOTO: This can't POSSIBLY have a happy ending...can it?

POOR widdle baby ducklings!

Wanda got her forever home last night

One of the funniest youtube videos I have ever seen. Man laughing:

A woman asked if she could keep the keys to her bf's motorcycle since he took her tooth when he left

Hell hath no fury....

Special Forces Cat Ops

Anyone else have msn, hotmail or sympatico email? Is it working for you? If not how long has it been

Well, this week is one to celebrate.

shhhh. I'm really supposed to be painting right now.

Ashton Kutcher replacing Charlie Sheen in Two And A Half Men!

Mel Gibson's new sequel -- "The Passion of the Kitty":

OK, this is getting really WEIRD again. Is it that nobody wants to be SEEN playing with me? n/t

Delete

Digestive fatalism:

MFM discovers that it doesn't take Intertubes technology to re-unite with a long-lost friend.

Society- Eddie Vedder with Johnny Depp

A long time ago on Kali's ranch far, far away...

Happy Friday the 13th !!

Nicotine addict will NOT give up a cigarette!

A couple delusions that are also funny.

I was surfing and found this link of the President singing during a speech

Do you know about the Turboencabulator?

It's a Small World After All

Dr. Jeffrey MacDonald, "Fatal Vision". Guilty or Innocent?

Sunday will mark seven years on DU for me. I want to say thank you to everyone

Weekend squeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

New gelato machine -- we're on batch #4: Kahlua Stracciatella

Now I really want a 3rd kitteh....

MiddleFingerMom is not going thru a midlife crisis. He's not! ... He's NOT!!!!!!

Look, Yahkob! It's a barn! No, it's plain! No, it's...

Out of ALL the superheroes, The Flash is probably the WORST influence on young impressionable minds.

Thank Dog for "Mars Needs Moms"

EVERY WOMAN YOU CAN THINK OF WOULD LOVE A MENAGE A TROIS WITH 2 MEN.

Happy Colgate Day!

Outsourced gets downsized

My girlfriend got a " welcome to the AARP" letter today

Sonia Pictures (kitteh)...

Current DU-favored shows that you just don't "get," excluding "reality" shows

Anyone have summer vacation plans (or even hopes) yet?

Something you don't want to know.

I found a car to buy. Should I get it???

Dianne Feinstein Tells San Francisco to Go Smoke a Fat One

Panel Urges Germany to Close Nuclear Plants by 2021

IRS investigating tax status of donations to politically active nonprofits

REPORT: Sen. Tom Coburn Actively Negotiated Multi-Million $ Hush Money Package For Ensign’s Mistress

Pakistan Army Chief Balks at U.S. Demands to Cooperate

St. Louis ranks high for gun fatalities among youths (3 times+ national average)

Ron Paul Launches 2012 Bid for President

US Mideast peace envoy George Mitchell plans to resign

Ugandan parliament delays vote (again, Friday) on anti-gay bill

I JUST FOUND OUT THEY'RE NOT TALKING ABOUT REPLACING MY FART VALVE!!!

George Mitchell, US Mideast envoy, plans to resign

Pakistan suicide bombs kill 80 to avenge bin Laden

Del. governor signs medical marijuana bill

Indiana Planned Parenthood says donors from 36 states allow it to extend Medicaid services

Phone hacking: Sienna Miller accepts £100,000 from News of the World (Murdoch)

Fukushima schoolchildren's radiation exposure estimated at half of upper limit

Japan to Cover Damaged Nuclear Reactors with Giant Tents

Annual Trustees Report Says Finances Of Medicare, Social Security Worsened In Past Year

Nuclear Fuel Meltdown at Fukushima Daiichi Confirmed

Republican lawmakers release budget proposal without tax increases

Discovered a cool new music group. Braids. Check them out...

Governor Deal Poised to Sign Divisive Immigration Bill in Georgia

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Friday, May 13, 2011

Robert Gates Admits That Info Leaks Has SEAL Team 6 Fearing For The Safety Of Their Families

Canada reconsidered Afghan combat end date: WikiLeaks

Russia Warns West Against 'Libya Scenario' In Syria

Blog posts sensitive NYPD documents found in trash

Blog posts sensitive NYPD documents found in trash

Iowa conservative group hosting potential GOP candidates accepted $3 million in federal grants

Inflation rises at fastest rate since October 2008

TRENDING: Bush breaks silence on bin Laden

TRENDING: Bush breaks silence on bin Laden

Japan's disaster zone hit by fresh quake (6.2)

Wisconsin’s Kohl to Retire from Senate

Hampden (Maine) legislator’s bill seeks legal standing for ‘unborn child’

Egypt: Suzanne Mubarak detained in corruption probe

Terminally ill to get right to die faster in Spain

Mubarak's wife in hospital after arrest

Ind. court: No right to resist 'unlawful police entry'

California officials announce closure of 70 state parks

Strong earthquake shakes Costa Rica's capital (6.0)

Helena judge halts ban on medical marijuana ads; lawsuit seeks to overturn new law

Helena judge halts ban on medical marijuana ads; lawsuit seeks to overturn new law

Amnesty International Hails WikiLeaks and Guardian As Arab Spring 'Catalysts'

NATO strike kills at least 16 in Brega: report

Porn found in bin Laden hideout, officials say

Business tax cut will wipe out rising Michigan revenue, House agency says

Woman beheaded in Tenerife supermarket

Health Insurers Making Record Profits as Many Postpone Care

Gingrich: GE 'clever' to pay zero corporate taxes

Iran to blind criminal with acid in 'eye for an eye' justice

Activist who supports soldier in WikiLeaks case sues U.S. over seizure of laptop

Any Old Timer DUers Still Here, LOL ???

You blokes step aside!!! This is a job for Super... ... ... ... Who?!?!?

Two of the most exceptional people in my life were "Grandma-old" and still had this much attitude.

Some cats are FIERCELY intelligent. Others could probably win a medal in the Cat Doofus Olympics.

Kali only has one dairy cow on her ranch... but it's THE BESTEST DAIRY COW EVER!!!!!

Fox News Airs "Teabagger" Candidate smacks a Republican Volunteer

NY-26: Davis shoves camera of Corwin chief-of-staff; Corwin tries to deny involvement

MSNBC w/ Cenk: Fmr Shell Oil Exec - No Subsidies Needed

SENATOR JOHN McCAIN SPEAKS ON THE SENATE FLOOR ON THE DEBATE ON THE USE OF TORTURE

Thom Hartmann & Matt Taibbi - The People vs Goldman Sachs

Young Turks: Mitt Romney Ripped By Wall Street Journal

FIX America

Republican Governor of GA gives $90,000 in campaign funds to his daughter-in-law

3 mins. with Crosby and Nash, about Vermont Yankee and Corporations

Fischer: Jeremiah Wright Taught Obama To Hate America & White People

PLAN

TDPS: TSA Pats Down a Baby's Diaper, Will TDPS Producer Throw Up on Flight?

Benefit Concert for Flood Victims in South - Justice Through Music - www.jtmp.org

Preview of PBS Frontline episode about WikiLeaks

Megyn Kelly Says Creditors Love It When You Don't Pay Your Bills

"Being Bin Laden," starring Steven Weber

David Letterman monologue 5/12: Bin Laden compound, White House Poetry Night, Newt Gingrich

'World's Policeman' ramps up pressure on Syria

'Syria regime marked for death as US, UK move swiftly to split Libya'

Papantonio: Energizing a New Generation of Political Activists

Al Qaeda Threatens President Obama & Family!

Is Assassination Justice?

Wyden & Ed Schultz on Oil Tax Subsidies

Thom Hartmann: Will Baja, AZ be our 51st state and all liberal?

Koch Brothers DayDream Believer

FOX News Eats Their Own, Slams Romney

Ed Show: Jonathan Turley 'People Selling Us Torture Should Have Been Investigated as War Criminals'

Thom Hartmann: Why are we chasing terrorists instead of banksters?

Patty Duke Getting S**t Done with Dan Adler

Koch Brothers Guerrilla Drive-In

Ron Paul: I Would NOT Have Voted For The 1964 Civil Rights Act

Thom Hartmann: The Koch Brothers funding schools to teach sweatshops are good?

O'Reilly Edits Jon Stewart's Tape, Then Challenges Him To Debate On Rapper "Common"

Young Turks: Meghan McCain Disgusts Glenn Beck w/ Nude PSA

MSNBC Rachel Maddow... Liberal mouthpiece in hard hat has questions.

Glenn Beck Tells Student To Wear "Death Threat" As a Badge

Cindy Sheehan on the media

Maddow Explains Why Senator John Ensign May Be Criminally Charged pt.1

Missing footage: Rand Paul "Right to Healthcare" = support of Slavery

10,000 March On Wall Street

Ted Turner Interviews Carl Sagan (Part 1 of 5)

Arnie Gundersen: Fukushima - no water in Mox reactor, hyrogen explosion possible, criticality

Eugene Robinson: The Death of the bin Laden Myth

Why should Dems concede even one dime in exchange for GOP to vote the way we know they must & will

Poll: Obama Stronger Against Terrorism Than Bush

How should I run a GOP primary betting pool?

Only reason kids would know that a black rapper who wants to kill cops was invited to the WH is...

The whole thing was recorded

Kill Obama: Bin Laden plotted to assassinate President Obama before 2012 election

Blue Falcon Birther LTC Terry Lakin is returning home Saturday

Paul Krugman: Seniors, Guns and Money

President Obama. Please direct that ruthless efficiency politically to the GOP and the Oligarchs

Dems Retake Edge In Generic Ballot For First Time Since 2009

Five Signs Your Republican Governor Wants to Be President: Salon

George W. Bush Eating Souffle When Obama Called About Osama bin Laden

Newty: "the most successful food stamp president in history"

Love this CHART, but I'd like to see how they got their numbers.

An ethical question for DU posters...

Jon Huntsman: The Would Be Republican Presidential Candidate Democrats Most Fear

Joe Biden: Right on Iraq, Right on Afghanistan

Paging Russ... Paging Russ... Kohl Not Running For Re-Election

High schooler challenges Bachmann to a duel of knowledge

The Crash and Burn of Old Regimes: Washington Court Culture and Its Endless Wars

Former Blackwater Officials Form Global Intelligence Company- “Jellyfish Intelligence”

Truth and Greed Revealed at Senate Hearing

Fox News as a Social Movement

High schooler challenges Bachmann to debate on U.S. Constitution

The rigged game of redistricting

Demjanjuk Released From German Prison

Google Is Said to Have Broken Internal Rules on Drug Ads

Friday Talking Points (167) -- Happy Friday The Thirteenth, Ron!

The Right-Wing Talk-Radio Flame Out

America's Largest Newspaper Launches a Nasty Attack on Grandma and Grandpa

Best Stephen Colbert Quotes Ever (in honor of his birthday)

Debit Card Fraud at Michaels Stores now Includes 20 States

Autopsy, family say Cuban dissident wasn't beaten

The Week-End Economists Grumpy Old Men Weekend Show!

GOP Primary Poll - who will get the nomination?

Speaking of Malthus: Children's Day and Japan's future

(Fri 13) Kan orders slaughter of all livestock in 20-km hot zone

Some amazing photos of Fukushima taken Tuesday

Toles Rant: Brain Fog Edition

Kan promises probe by "people independent of Japan's past nuclear policies"

Arnie Gundersen May 13 update: One Step Forward and Four Steps Back

Peak oil notes - May 12

Drumbeat: May 13, 2011

Oil Rises a Second Day, Climbs Above $100, as European Growth Accelerates

Thieves drain $2,000 worth of gas from Pasadena, Calif. station

Enormous wind, solar energy resource potential available in Japan: Govt report

WVU Study Finds Poorer Health Near Mountaintop Mining

TEPCO drowning in dealing with tons of radioactive water

Big Oil First Quarter Profits, 2011

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Deep in it: North Carolina's hog sh*t problem

Reactor 1 water level is more than one meter below where the bottom of the fuel rods should be

A dire warning from a broken pipe

TEPCO Installing Giant Tents over Radiation-Leaking Reactors

According to Gunther

NRC panel: U.S. nuclear plants are safe

As Clinton works against global warming in Greenland, some there don’t mind it

Fukushima: Radiation on 2nd Floor of Reactor 1 Exceeded 1,000 Millisieverts/Hour

Tepco Presser 5/12: Gauges not to be trusted in No. 2, No. 3 also, probably no water as well

Will China’s 50 GW by 2020 goal create a solar bubble? No.

Panel on Nuclear Waste Disposal to Propose Above-Ground Storage

America's Achilles' heel: the Mississippi River's Old River Control Structure

A New Way has been found to Bottle Gravity.

AmericanCrossRoadsWatch.org Calls On Jane Corwin to Reject Karl Rove's Dirty Money

The worst thing your kid can tell you....

The coolest gay wizard and actor ever.

Kerry introduces bill to combat LGBT youth homelessness

Wasilla High School Principal Bans Bohemian Rhapsody Because Freddie Mercury Was Gay

The Bells of Hell Go Ting-a-ling-a-ling

Respected Theologian Defends Genocide and Infanticide

Church of Scientology Booklet Rejected From Ill. School Curriculum

"Relationships don't need an owner's manual, just the Bible"

The Dharmic Method to Save the Planet

Now Playing! The Pope's Film Festival!

Ex subway worker sinks $140,000 life savings into campaign advertising the end of the world...

I work for a co owned by Seventh Day Adventists and they

Willcoxson: Long History of Trouble With The Law

Law Allows Guns on School Grounds

Cops, prosecutors slam gun bill (MN GOP/NRA "Castle Law")

Police: 5 dead in Idaho after murders, suicide

Mo. lawmakers pass bill lowering concealed gun age

Art of Dying

Officer involved in Erik Scott(LV-Costco) shooting indicted on weapons charge

Federal suit filed over Illinois’ concealed carry ban

INDIANA: Five (5) NRA backed bills passed and signed this year.

Motley County Attorney considers charges against ATF

The turn American into a corrupt banana republic bill was defeated. Good!

Pursuing Pardon, Steinbrenner Aided F.B.I.

A video of a great Vegas fight.....

Johnson: Children are the future of our gun culture

Republicans vote in favour of terrorists on gun laws

Celtics join Lakers for early golf outing

Rivers gets five-year extension

NFL players ask for $707 million in damages in television dispute

Nice night in Cleveland

In honor of the remaining teams in the NHL playoffs-A Song

Harmon Killebrew ends cancer fight, enters hospice care

St. Louis ranks high for gun fatalities among youths (3 times+ national average)

Christiano Ronaldo does something really nice.

Criminal with knife, does Best Buy allow CCW?

you might think twice about sending your kid to college in Texas

Not this time Red Wings!!

Attendance at Dodger Stadium continues to plunge

U.S. Mideast Envoy Resigns After 2 Years of Frustration

U.S. Mideast Envoy Resigns After 2 Years of Frustration.

Long Battle Against Guns Began With a Son’s Death

Judiciary Republicans kill bill blocking gun sales to suspected terrorists

Why Grandpa carries a gun:

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