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Archives: June 19, 2011

"God answers prayers in his own time."

Health Issues: No Insurance

US orders news blackout over crippled Nebraska Nuclear Plant: report

MSNBC Photo: Big Man Walks The Dog

Hijab-Wearing ‘Flash Mob’ Invades RightOnline

"The U.S. Opportunity in Laos"

whenever i log onto this website

Wind advisories in effect for the Monument fire 45 MPH

I'm sorry, I have a cold

Other Sources On Nebraska Nuclear Power Plant


Herman Cain Walks Back His Rhetoric About Muslims

The Greek austerity program is not working per Ioannis Poupkos, Greek union member

Second grade science club solves car pooling problem..

'ISI can nab Zawahiri if it wants to'

Qaeda Woes Fuel Talk of Speeding Afghan Pullback

Area 51: the plane truth

"Requiscat in pace, big man." ~~ Bruce Springsteen

Wisconsin: Redistricting pushes boundaries to help a Republican congressman (Sean Duffy)

whose debt?

Fareed Zakaria Rips Conservative Movement in Time Magazine Article

Digital Conferences, Blue and Red. (T)wo meetings, Netroots Nation for liberals and Right Online for

Indonesian branch of Obedient Wives Club opens (not a joke)


Axelrod needles GOP field:they are eager to criticize the Democratic incumbent without offering

Toon: Still Marveling (Happy Fathers Day!)

You don't have a plan (cartoon)

Hilarious. Obama impersonator gets booed off stage at Republican Leadership Conference

We will survive in spite of the trolls who may think otherwise

Explosion strikes German convoy in Afghanistan

Dog is sentenced to death by stoning by rabbinical court in Israel

Tax evasion can be a felony, Clarence.

Happy Fathers day Mr. President.

NATO Says It Mistakenly Hit Libyan Rebels Again

NATO Says It Mistakenly Hit Libyan Rebels Again

NATO Says It Mistakenly Hit Libyan Rebels Again

Myanmar's Suu Kyi celebrates birthday in freedom

Happy Fathers Day DU Dads!

'That we would build bridges in Baghdad and Kandahar and not Baltimore and Kansas City,

Louie Gohmert finds new ways to be an asshole

Larry King is on "Reliable Sources" complaining about paparazzi following him

Lawyers and Accountants Once Put Integrity First

Art Exhibit: Canvas(ing) Against Torture: Minneapolis Opening reception at noon 6/19

Jon Stewart eviscerates Faux Newz on thier own turf

President Obama’s Views on Gay Marriage ‘Evolving’

Rick Perry and the "Joel's Army" cult.

Sunday's Doonesbuy: Rapture's Aftermath

Justice Thomas and ethics

US orders news blackout over crippled Nebraska Nuclear Plant: repor

The Lazy Way

Should I cancel my Sunday paper for putting Baby Russert on the Father's Day cover of Parade? ha

Population of African cities to triple

Sports Illustrated's Richard Deitsch question's bleacher report's CEO over labor exploitation of

Interesting map, you can see what page is being read at which location on the globe.

The Vancouver Hockey Riots, Ben Johnson and my 2nd favorite city in the world..

Dolphins kept vigil on Irishman's body

Random Acts Of Kindness

Japan Failed to Implement World Nuclear-Safety Rules, Report Says - WSJ

Scott launches newspaper writing campaign for himself

So . . . yesterday was the Big Golf Game at which our future well being was discussed

Happy Fathers Day to all the dads on DU. You have one of the

could have been....should have been....

Turn to abductions shows al-Qaida's cash squeeze

Who else wants to see that list of NBC staffers

Nook 2 Color

New School of Tropical Medicine is bad news for Perry

Quake tweets make their way into memorial books

Gas pipeline operators fund, shape safety studies

A complaint I desperately miss

Another reason to vote anti-Republican......

Wisconsin Unions try to Battle Back

Tax Increases Will Create American Jobs - DailyKos

Frontpage Headline TPM: Impartial Justice? New Ethical Questions For Clarence Thomas

Appreciation thread for the DU community

Margot Fernandez - Life as you will live it if you embrace the Republican vision of America

does anybody know whats going on with the mortgage relief programs, we were on one, got a notice of

On this Father's Day, a reminder to my fellow dads of what we need.

Did Clinton Resign?

The Telegraph: MI6 attacks al-Qaeda in 'Operation Cupcake'

US Rep. Allen West (R-FL) Celebrates Flag Day By Releasing Pictures of Himself Desecrating the Flag

Sega says hackers stole data of 1.29 million users (BBC)

So My Dad Fell at work and is on Workman's comp, but he is nearing social security age..

So My Dad Fell at work and is on Workman's comp, but he is nearing social security age..

When did Republicans ever apologize?

Looks like the Jon Stewart / Fox News Sunday interview is up and ready....

What would happen if a State really did try to secede from the union? The blow-hard in Texas,

From the office of (R-IN))Mike Pence (vomit)

MTP: Unvarnished Truth on Libya is at last revealed

MTP: Unvarnished Truth on Libya is at last revealed

Thar she blows!

fences and conflicts

Has anyone seen the movie The Majestic w/ Jim Carrey?

Think Big: Choosing The Fights That Build Progressive Power - ChrisBowers/DailyKos

WTFF??? American girls look up to the latest royal because she is

The art of interruption

Today I straighten the loser behind me in line at the Grocery Store

Wake up, you sleepy-head....

Inflation Risks Continue to Challenge Philippines

WATCH: Van Jones tells Fox News “You’re not America!” (I love this Guy!)

Peanut butter sandwiches get wild new look (ugh)

"Rick Perry has long insisted he wouldn't run"


" can change two at once with a monkey perched on my head"

E.P.I. : Some State Job Gains Stall Or Slip Into Reverse

Pakistanis tip off militants again

Crumbling Institutions, Crumbling Economy - FDL

Friendship of Justice and Magnate Puts Focus on Ethics - Clarence Thomas

Why is it that the medicare/social security rescue plans are all cuts?

A minor observation about the GOP family-size dicksizing exercise

Dry times in West Palm Beach

NN11 Young Voter Turnout Session – How Do You Convince Someone...

Reagan's Phony Tax Cut

McCain blames some Arizona wildfires on illegal immigrants

Think Big: Transportation Overhaul Would Save Money, Create Jobs, Cut Pollution, Burn Less Oil - DK

Memorial at Stone Pony, Asbury Park for Clarence Clemons

Dan Pfeiffer: A Slightly Dumber, Less Attractive Version of Dana Perino - FDL

Stossel’s Favorite Obama Impersonator Tells Racial Jokes At GOP Conference

Mathematics is no longer a marketable degree?

11-Year-Olds Charged After Disturbing Images Found On Cell Phone

The pride of the Metro Area Transit (MAT) fleet (over 1/2 were Obama buses!)

A Partial Portfolio

ATF debacle inadvertently destabilizing the Mexican government?

Levees in northern Missouri breached, overtopped

US orders news blackout over crippled Nebraska Nuclear Plant: report

In 1995 the middle class paid more of their wages in taxes...

I know golf isn't popular here, but there's someone doing something really special this weekend.

I think I need to change my DU screenname to "Booty Call Ninja"

Should Skinner follow RimJob's example?

The Progressive Caucus listening tour.....coming to a city near you:

Just got this wonderful e-mail from Michelle Obama.....

Inmate Charged With Bank Robbery Said He Did It To Get Medical Care

Talk about "getting the boot"

Hoping for health care man robs bank for $1.

If what Weiner did was in no way illegal, immoral, or unethical

Tallahassee hits 105°, their hottest day on record and other stuff

Eisenhower's Worst Fears Came True

My grocery store smackdown.

My grocery store smackdown.

Rick Perry backs up small government by vetoing 23 bills

More radioactive water pooling at Fukushima plant (JAPAN)

NATO is blaming Gadaffi for their bombing of the rebels they claim

DADT repeal to take effect in September; Republicans still fighting it

NY Tmes: Backward at the F.B.I.

KO tweets a pic...

Happy Fathers Day, to all dads , grand dads, and even dad's to be...

Paul Krugman talk at Keynes conference - MR. KEYNES AND THE MODERNS

NATO acknowledges civilian casualties in Tripoli strike

Played the "Get Out of Jail Free Card" in a Monopoly game today...

High winds pose problems in fight against Southwest wildfires

Kingdom Coming (Year of Jubilo)

Drone Wars - why are they becoming America's war machine of choice?

OBL in Pakistan

Jon Stewart LIVE On Fox News, Tells Host 'You're Insane' (VIDEO)

Hijab-wearing flashmob invades RightOnline conference

Firefighter racked by feelings of guilt (JAPAN)

Damn who wasn't a guest on Oprah

WTG Ft. Worth: Programs addressing homelessness, mental health helped Ft Worth win All-America City

Cash-hungry mayors glad to have Rahm Emanuel in their ranks

Cash-hungry mayors glad to have Rahm Emanuel in their ranks

Cops: 3 men pointed laser at police helicopter (Chicago)

Hundreds march in Seattle 'SlutWalk' demonstration

Thinking of the people in Iowa, Missouri and Nebraska

SF: Three mayoral candidates pulling away from the pack

Overtopped levees prompt evacuations in northern MO

Unbelievable! Court Rules US Taxpayers,Not BP /Transocean, Are Liable For Gulf Oil Spill Clean U

Dialog from STAGECOACH (1939) shows that Republicans never change...

Fewer hands in the field

Backlog of Cases Gives a Reprieve on Foreclosures

LA Times - "SEIU vows to play a role in Republican races for Legislature, elect more moderates"

It's 11:59 and 59 seconds...

Not only is today Father's Day, it is also Juneteenth

Well Here's A Nice Story, And A Bit Of Justice...

Archbishop of Canterbury blasts British Government's Austerity Measures

The Malevolent Government vs. the Beneficent Markets: The Myth of Free Markets-Op Ed

Vietnamese protest China amid rising tensions

It must be nice to be able to afford things like this

Little Orphan Annie belted one out of the ball park last night!!!

When I was in high school, I had a mentor.

what Congressman Weiner did not do:

When Urban Planning and Obesity Collide

The $113 Billion Hole: Ten Things America Gave Up This Year To Pay For The War In Afghanistan

So, I had Tweety on as background noise....

Could Someone Clearly Explain the Recall Election set up in Wisconsin?

Western Governments Are Blamed for Asia's Shortage of Women

Toon: One of the Supreme Court Justices...

Google Chromebook: Great as long as you are online.

Sheesh! I had no idea that "Woodstock" was to blame for Pedophile Priests.

Non Sequitur Toon : Absolutely!

Obama's Fathers Day Tweet:

How important is our infrastructure?

Mystery buyer purchases a new Boeing 747-8, adds $100 million in interior design

FACT CHECK: Rob McKenna(R) Exaggerated Key Data In Campaign Speech

Republican Senator (McDonald): 'Fuck It,' Gays Should Marry

Larry King: "Fox Is A Forum For The Republican Party"

Barack Obama v. Thomas Jefferson: The Obama Admin's unprecedented crackdown on leaks.

Wisconsin's Walker to host CNBC"Squawk Box" Tuesday a.m.

Idaho State Senator arrested for drunk driving, grand theft

The Wisconsin Supreme Court Crisis – Far More Serious Than The Ruling On Walker’s Anti-Collective Ba

Westboro Baptist Protested A Local Church In My Town This Morning.....So I...

After Accepting $290,000 from Tobacco Industry, House Conservatives Push ‘Cigarettes For Children’ A

Two words, Clarence. Abe Fortas.

NBC omits ‘under God,’ ‘indivisible’ from pledge before U.S. Open

Honeybees Might Have Emotions

Yeah, Yeah, the right wing won again. I hear this all the time.

A word of warning about this year's harvest

Greece On The Brink Of Revolutionary Situation.

Will you watch / are you watching / have you watched tonight's Miss USA Pageant?

There's no Arguing with Conservatives ...

Two experimental images (neither real good)

I for one think there is nothing wrong with the DU.......

Glitter Bomb Strikes Tim Pawlenty At Book Signing

Glitter Bomb Strikes Tim Pawlenty At Book Signing

Online tax bill has passed California Legislature

Are toxic sex toys a problem?

Marriage equality is one thing that should not be up for debate.

Jon STEWART voted for Poppy?!1 I really don't believe him.

Finally some really good things

Divorce rate MUCH lower among college-educated

I just wanted to say

If "God Save the Queen" was a good enough national anthem for Germany ...

If "God Save the Queen" was a good enough national anthem for Germany ...

If "God Save the Queen" was a good enough national anthem for Germany ...

Does anyone know about a lawsuit involving

Does anyone know about a lawsuit involving

According to the NIH 291,000 US deaths a year can be linked to poverty & income inequality

It's The Father's Day Edition of BAD COP, NO DONUT

The Mayors Have Had Enough of These Useless, Costly Wars

An essay, on music, from the fire lookout tower (no pics)

How Should We Treat Wingnuts/Fundies/Teabaggers in Public?

POLL: People Still Blame Bush More Than Obama For The Economic Mess

TX state senator: "Speak English! It (Spanish) is insulting to us! ...very insulting!"

Nothing on CNN about Justice Thomas' ethical issues:

A Reminder to all those who are interested - Keith Olbermann will be on TV "Current" for t he first

Children sickness linked to Fukushima radiation

Wisconsin: Waukesha has used machines that can be hacked.

For those of us who don't get Current's how we can get Keith.

NY: Clerks might refuse gays marriage licenses, even if equality bill passes

The term "safe levels of radiation" is coming from within the nuclear establishment. Not scientists

The Power of DU

New satellite pictures show massive skyscraper cities which are still completely empty

One picture tells.... Women’s Day Massacre in Youngstown, Ohio on June 19, '37

'Don't be surprised if Athens goes up in flames'

Show no regret and show no remorse. Attack.

Played the "personal responsibility card" at the grocery store today

Rick Perry vetoes texting while driving ban - doesn't want "to micromanage the behavior of adults"

A Tiny Victory

One image, way too long in the making, clearly sums it up

Why chase a chicken if you can just go to KFC?

Greece's Riot Dog

Guess Which Book On Amazon?

To my father on Father’s day who said I should move to Europe if I love socialism so much.

I don't think Progressives should abandon the Democratic Party

Snyder hands over Detroit schools. School board loses power. Arne will join the press conference...

What Did The Founding Fathers Really Think About Corporations And Their Rights?

RE: Greece. This ups the ante...........

What's the old saying? Don't trust anything you read, and half the things you see?

The Terminix bagel ad that shows up here...

Bill Stickers is innocent!

Tonight's late late movie

G's Father's Day Page to Grandpa Wild Bill...

I'm sorry, I have a cold

The Church - Destination

Man and Goose form odd friendship

You know what's awkward?

The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated

OT - The Whole Foods Parking Lot video - check it out!

BREAKING: Paul McCartney sees woman standing there, can't dance, heart goes boom while crossing room

I am due pizza and pop money

I'm washing a sarape today

I am making Chili Verde today.

"Daddy? Can you play the really loud music with loud fast guitars?" That's my girl!

24-hour tribute to Clarence Clemons on VH-1 right now.

My God! It's full of stars!

Full Metal Star Wars - Gunnery Sgt Vader

last night I dreamed the US was in the middle of a massive Russian-Spanish(?) invasion

Them Crooked Vultures - Spinning in Daffodils

Rosalita-Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band in London, 2009

As houses start getting smaller again, new pets are needed...

Don't forget that tomorrow is Not the Father's Day.

Joe Cocker - "Unchain My Heart" (the "official" video, w/ Clarence Clemons solo)

In his first day at the hospital, MiddleFingerMom KNEW he shoulda payed for that "room upgrade."

I know it's hallmark, but I like it anyway.

Robert Palmer, w/ Little Feat's Barrere/Clayton/Hayward/Payne: "Spanish Moon"

Gov't Mule, 12/30/10 Beacon Theater: "Spanish Moon"

Anyone watchng the Miss USA pageant on NBC?

Rufus Thomas - Walking the Dog

I had to call an old friend today. His father's in a coma, and it looks terminal.

Sherry Darling , from 1984...(with Clarence as Bruce's psychiatrist)

Famous People and Their Vinyl

So, men... where are you on the 'sex, money, toilet' evolutionary table?

Little Feat, with the Tower of Power Horns, BURNS through "Spanish Moon" @ the Rainbow, 1977

Tributes to dads who have passed on, thread.

OK. Can't tweet pics of me in my undies. Got it. But what if my pants just fall off?

MFM's recovery is on the fast track, but he has been feeling a little hoarse.

ereaders - any good?

Is Netflix website down?

Just watched the final episode of "The Killing"----One of the best TV shows EVER.

Church Goers More Obese, Obesity Messes With the Brain

Bush and textile prices


"Fuck you and the Sarah Jessica Parker you rode in on."

PRIME Post-Quicksilver John Cippolina: From 1973, Copperhead - "They're Making A Monster"

I'm making bread.

If a natural blonde were to bleach their hair - what color would it turn?

I got grey boxer briefs for Father's Day!

Adirondack Chairs

Here's another thread where everybody can argue pointlessly about stuff nobody cares about!

Everything that I say in this thread will be a lie

Anger ramps up in Congress over Obama’s legal defense of Libya operation

Yelena Bonner: Russian human rights activist dies at 88 {wife of Sakharov}

Peanut butter sandwiches get wild new look (ugh)

President Obama’s Views on Gay Marriage ‘Evolving’

Paul wins RLC straw poll; Romney fades to fifth

8 NATO Troopers Killed in 1 Day in Afghanistan

2 U.S. police pulled from river near Niagara Falls (by Canadian police)

Brazil’s elite police force protecting families of targeted small farmers in Amazon forest

NBC omits ‘under God,’ ‘indivisible’ from pledge before U.S. Open

Sec. Gates: U.S. engaged in 'preliminary' peace talks with the Taliban

E. coli 'passed from human to human'

Guardian journalist badly beaten for the second time in Pakistan

Lauded Somalian Prime Minister Resigns Under Pressure

Libya crisis: Nato probes 'civilian deaths' in attack

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Alsatian Rhapsody Edition

Tens of thousands protest against cuts in Madrid

US-funded Afghan militias 'beat, rob and kill with impunity'

For Giffords, a Brief Taste of Her Old Life in Tucson

NATO cites errant missile in Libya civilian deaths

U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan counters Karzai’s criticism

(Utah) State GOP delegates pass resolution to repeal guest worker program

UNHCR report says refugee numbers at 15-year high

Study: Wrongful convictions cost (Illinois) taxpayers $214M

Wallow Fire jumps containment lines in Luna NM, town evacuated

California Loses Jobs As Jobless Rate Declines Again

2 Punished After Disabled Gays Told to Leave Pool

Do you watch any shows on DVD? If so what are you watching?

Game of Thrones - tonight

Sri Lanka president receives US court summons

New Orleans police face trial in post-Katrina killings

Missing Iraq cash 'as high as $18 billion'

McCain blames some Arizona wildfires on illegal immigrants

Nebraska Nuke Plant Notifies Feds of Missouri Flooding

Death penalty costs California $184 million a year, study says

AMC's The Killing finale tonight! Who's watching?

Texas Leader Calls for Rightward Tilt

Anger ramps up in Congress over Obama’s legal defense of Libya operation

First lady’s African trip resurrects criticism of president on African issues

Rick Perry went to the 2007 Bildergroup meeting

rick perry death penalty cameron todd willingham - google search

New Poll: Obama approval rating in Tennessee… 44%

Rick Perry... be afraid, be VERY afraid.

SF: Draft Ed Lee campaign looking more organized.

Another Congressman in trouble and he's a rethug

Cillizza: For Obama in 2012, closer look at state unemployment numbers shows silver lining

Most GOP candidates favor constitutional ban on gay marriage; want to stall DADT repeal

Netroots Straw Poll Shows Obama Still Strong, 80% of liberal activists approve or strongly approve.

Politico: Obama impersonator flops at RLC, gets hauled off stage for making racially tinged jokes

There seems to be some revisionist history when it comes to Clinton and gay rights

Damn... with all the arrows he's taking, Obama's Gallup numbers are taking a hit

Huntsman: "while serving at the pleasure of the POTUS, he began plotting against the POTUS"

Perry-Palin 2012. Sick, but true.

Why does the "Obama=Bush" meme sound so familiar?

Dan Fogelberg - Leader of the band

Bruce and Clarence Clemons at their finest - "Sherry Darling"

Part 1 of ThinkProgress' interview with Sen. Al Franken

How to be a good police officer

Part 2 of ThinkProgress' interview with Sen. Al Franken

Assemblyman Daniel O'Donnell Vs. NOM's Brian Brown On NY Gay Marriage Bill

Sunday: Spanish protesters rally against politicians and banks

Austerity pain slams US- 20 Orlando Police Steal food from Children, Arrest 6 for feeding the Hungry

Fukushima Day 99- Infant Deaths up 48% in Philadelphia USA since Japan meltdowns

W.H. Communications Director Dodgey When Asked about 'War on Women'

Senator Schumer: Where's the job creation?


Madrid today: Tens of thousands protest

Cenk Uygur at Netroots Nation

FOX news sunday Jon Stewart interview

Howard Dean: Republicans Work for Corporations, not for People

"Look Little Girl If You Want To Be A Prostitute We'll Help You Be A Prostitute" Gohmert On ACORN

Here's to the Teachers! SOS March and National Call to Action

Please translate: Chris Christie

MRN: Dan Gilbert Drops Giant Turd On Cleveland

Pakistan looms large as India, China armies resume talks

Sunday Funnies: Best Political Cartoons of the Week

Spain’s Challenge to Austerity

Goldberg: Father’s Day Lesson About Children, and Life

The Government Nudge: A Public Role in the Private Sector

Taliban talks: the new mirage in Afghanistan

A slice of Britain: Lib Dem guerrillas plot their next move

Ed Balls warns unions of George Osborne's 'strike trap'

politicians could carelessly turn a temporary softening of the global recovery into something worse

Dan Rather Reports - No Thanks for Everything (H-1B guest worker visas)- Part 1/4

How to Land Your Kid in Therapy

Obama outdoes GWB at the FBI (NYT)

Payroll tax cuts rob the poor to feed the rich (Michael Hiltzik, LA Times)

Breakaway Wealth With executive pay, rich pull away from rest of America

Jon Stewart and Fox News anchor go head to head

Private Eye Tells Homeless Man of Inheritance : Yahoo News, AP

Friendship of Justice Clarence Thomas and the uber-rich Harlan Crow raises serious questions

Chris Wallace Further Proves Jon Stewart's 'Insane' Accusation

"They filled the arena with a sustained roar like nothing I’d ever heard...The building shook."

The Latest Bank Bailout: Does Too Big to Fail, Mean Too Big to Govern?

Iraq hunting $17 billion missing after U.S. invasion

At New Network, Olbermann Sets Sights on MSNBC: New York Times

Tens of thousands march against Euro Pact in Spain

Is Clarence Thomas being protected by the leaders of both political parties? Here's why.

Obama is a Socialist! Sure he is....yeah right!

Cold Comfort at Senate Nuclear Safety Hearing

Kansai mulls own nuke nightmare vulnerability

TEPCO to open second Fukushima reactor building

Lake Powell (Colorado River) water releases near minimum yearly amount

1366 scores $150M DOE loan for solar tech plant, 1 GW solar mfg construction begins 2013

Toxie Awards Name Flame Retardant Worst Chemical of the Year

NY Times lets dirty energy soil its op-ed page

New report shows early chaos at Japan nuke plant - AP

The Body of Christ Has AIDS

Jesus Wept

Trevor Phillips wades into debate on religion in modern society

OT Father's Day

Open Minded Torah: A Conversation With William Kolbrener

The Atheist Chaplain

Science and Religion: Confrontation or Accomodation?

Pariah | A Focus Features Film | Movie Overview

Gay Sera, Sera

Living the Good Lie

I take it I missed something...

This little light of mine

NY Senator Greg Ball asks "Tweet me Yes or No on Marriage Equality"

So! Are we all feeling warm and fuzzy, yet?

Gay marriage gets another ruling in its favor

Pride in the Pines in Flagstaff AZ was awesome!

Every Time.....

Latest update and analysis on the gay marriage bill in New York State.

Sick, sick and tired

My Ex-Gay Friend

I see we're playing smear the queer with Dan Choi now