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Archives: June 20, 2011

It’s The Anniversary Of the 1964 Civil Rights Bill

Tennessee To Be the Proud Owner of 1000 Tons of Radioactive German Waste

Congress turns bill titles into acts of exaggeration

having a senior moment...need some help

Hayao Miyazaki displays anti-nuke banner

Claims of Wartime Rapes Unsettle and Divide Libyans

Senator jailed for DUI after 'stealing unlocked SUV, crashing into a driveway and falling asleep at

Current TV on Monday, June 20 at 8/7c.

High winds force evacuations near Southwest fires

High winds force evacuations near Southwest fires

U.S. nuke regulators weaken safety rules

NY Times article about Keith today (MSNBC developing show for Chris Hayes)

The NRC went to work — not figuring out how to fix the vessels, but justifying a higher standard

Rigging the 2012 Election

By the way I saw the Comedian from the ReTHUG get together

Obama DOJ's War on Free Speech & Activism

Obama DOJ's War on Free Speech & Activism

How and Why Is a Real Democratic Agenda Being Suppressed?

The Super Rich Sabotage the Arab Revolutions

The Media's "Deficit" Disorder

10 Of The Craziest Things Michele Bachmann Has Ever Said

Every time John McCain opens his mouth, some kookiness dribbles out. This time, it is the wildfires.

the kid on the "good bankruptcy lawyer" ad looks a little young to need a bankruptcy

The Secret $8 Billion Wireless Scam: How AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon Game the System

Greece did not drop taxes for the rich - the comparison with the US

New Hampshire’s GOP Budget: Low Cigarette Taxes More Important Than Education, Health Care

Gunmen in Mexico kill 22 as FIFA tournament opens

Ethanol Subsidies. Six Billion

11 killed in U.S. drone strike in NW Pakistan

Cartoon for June 20th, 2011: Here’s to Military Families

Iraqis Hold First Talks on Keeping US Troops (Past 2011)

Reince Priebus, Scott Walker, and Paul Ryan?

Nowadays, I'm beginning to believe the (R) next to a GOP

Stand-off with protesters cancels Jones' visit to Arab fest

US nuke regulators repeatedly weaken safety rules to keep nation's aging reactors operating

Toon: Ryancare coupon!

Fighting America’s Corporate Coup D’Etat

there should be a yellow nuke toxic tape all around the border of Tenn.

"public scolding of the right-wing leader" (Denmark) re. attempts to close border

The $113 Billion Hole: Ten Things America Gave Up This Year to Pay for the War in Afghanistan

America's pay gap shame: Inequality between rich and poor is worse than Cameroon, Ivory Coast and re

Roubini Warns Of Euro Break Up As Greek Credit Rating Tumbles

The Shell Game: Banks tap Government fund to repay TARP

So why is the penny still around? A penny for your thoughts.

Companies seek tax cut for offshore profits

“All my videos regarding Fukushima have been cancelled from YouTube” — Not one left this morning

Formaldehyde Added to “Known Carcinogens” List Despite Lobbying by Koch Brothers, Chemical Industry

So who do they think is going to be invading the east coast, surf slackers?

Rick Perry in the Fray now. "What Harm Could a Governor of Texas do?" - Andy Borowitz explores it

Keith, Keith, Keith, Keith, Keith, Keith.....

Looks like CNN has become the Minor League for Fox -- Another correspondent moves up to Fox

Diane Rehm Show: "The Mirage Man" - discussion of Anthrax attacks

Austerity Draft -- Toon

Tepco report reveals lack of preparedness (JAPAN)

Why do people think conservatives are extremist bigots? Here’s the answer.

Ignored by the Mainstream Media two nuclear power under water

Chicago Teachers Vow Renewed Activism Over Revoked Raises

Artist in tsunami-hit town reunites with schoolboy model for treasured painting(JAPAN)

Federal nuclear power regulators weaken nuclear plant safety rules

Federal nuclear power regulators weaken nuclear plant safety rules

IMF's Temp Chief ( replacement for DSK) Pressured Germany to Protect Bankers During Greek Bailout

Tierney, Frank frown on Obama nominee

German radioactive waste approved for Tennessee

Reggie Brown Is About To Cash In...

The Religious Right Defends The Rapist’s Right To Rape

Thousands join union-led protest of corporate greed

Everyman for Himself?

Everyman for Himself?

Michigan May Get to Vote on Budget Cutters

RFK JR: 'The only coherent philosophy to Alito, Scalia, Roberts & Thomas: CORPORATIONS ALWAYS WIN'

Photo of the Day (JAPAN)

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Old West shootout reenactment FAIL

TPM: Florida Tea Party Leader: GOP Medicare Plan A ‘Public Policy Nightmare’

Chinese liked the looks of an Austrian mountain town so much they made a Xerox copy of it

A National Living Wage Fight Finds a Battleground in NYC: 'We Aren't Here Just To Survive, We Want t

the Obama impersonator who got the hook at the RLC is coming on MSNBC very soon:

Someone a few days ago had a quesiton about Alan Grayson

Keith Olbermann restarts the clock on 'Countdown'

AP study: U.S. nuclear regulators weaken safety rules

If Keith Olbermann was still on MSNBC do you think he would have given his colleagues a pass?

ICANN to ramp domain name variations dramatically: Business headaches likely

Wal-Mart wins Supreme Court sex-bias ruling

Should a governor be allowed to sell assets of the state they govern?

Republican Party hijacked for private gain

So Long Last Word....Welcome Back Keith.....

Yesterday, An estimated 1.6 billion becquerels of radioactive materials were released in Japan

The Mole Troll

Hearing over state medical marijuana law starts

Another mine collaspe

Blind woman invokes Monty Python in lawsuit against Rick Scott

Generation Rent: How Our American Dream Is Different from Our Parents'

Wisconsin: State violating federal law (Help America Vote Act)

Quiz: What's wrong with this HuffPost headline?

NYT: Companies Push for Tax Break on Foreign Cash ... Bad Idea

Video: Fukushima worker speaks out: ‘We are Kamikaze’

20% of all medical claims processed incorrectly

20% of all medical claims processed incorrectly

Steve Jobs gets comic book bio treatment

Bors Toon: Judge Thomas and '24'

Jon Stewart to Chris Wallace: "You're insane!"

Rising Water Traps Three Miners In Kentucky Coal Mine

Rising Water Traps Three Miners In Kentucky Coal Mine

Stand up, all victims of oppression, For the tyrants fear your might!

Gov. Scott: Send letter to TCPalm that says "Rick is refreshing"

Nuclear worker's mask left no room for glasses (JAPAN)

Should Democratic Candidates Start Using the Word "Poor" Again

Tepco water treatment hopes elude

Public Citizen: Trade Pact Trifecta

Clarence Thomas might be the most corrupt of the right wing judges

Ron Paul have a chance at the Republican Nomination in 2012?

Clarence Thomas is so corrupt, it's beyond belief - check this out

WikiLeaks to Release Video of Deadly US Afghan Attack (Which Killed 92 Children)

WikiLeaks to Release Video of Deadly US Afghan Attack (Which Killed 92 Children)

Private bail bond company "touts job potential" in WI, denies ALEC involvement through ALEC member

Privatization At The Heart Of Divisive Battles In Wisconsin (article mentions ALEC's role)

FL private school: No accreditation; run by headmaster with felony record; siphoning public money

Happy PRIDE Week. How is your local LGBT community celebrating?

California loses more jobs as economic recovery stumbles

Mark Halperin (the page) has a serious hard on for Jon Huntsman.

Google to digitise 250,000 books

Sign of the desperation - Americans willing to work for 25 cents an hour

Gabrielle Giffords had reunion with staff in Tucson

Clarence Thomas reported a wealth of gifts, including a corporate jet ride to the Bohemian Grove.

Clarence Thomas reported a wealth of gifts, including a corporate jet ride to the Bohemian Grove.

Alan Grayson in my inbox. He talks about the State of Our Union - and is going to run again

Today's SCOTUS ruling proves one thing: Elections matter.

NRSC - A Real Twitter Scandal

The National Hurricane Center shows no tropical cyclone activity

Are these assholes going to wait till the last minute?

Apparenty, even 80% of the Netroots Nation straw poll respondents approve of Obama.

In case you didn't know..."Inside the Fox Fear Factory"

Default Is Not the End of the World


Medical pot industry group asks judge to block law

Nova Scotia told to fund medical marijuana operation (BBC) {socialized medicine RULES!}

Teaparty dot net a focus for scammers/spammers?

Boehner and War Powers Act

Mark Halperin (the page) has a serious hardon for Jon Huntsman.

Republican Districts Seen Bearing Brunt of Social Security Cuts

Shocked,I tell you...Justices rule for walmart

From the UNcyclopedia (content-free encyclopedia) ..Time to lighten up a little

INFOGRAPHIC: The history of "traditional marriage"

Mc5planes blames undocumented immigrants for burning up Arizona

Please stop the unfair complaints about Clarence Thomas

New York Times Calls out Clarence Thomas

Heh heh, Sununu loses suit over airline consulting deal

Ill. village that declared English official language bans El Conquistador newspaper from town hall

Leno on Rush Limbaugh Ice Tea

Judge says to rule before July 1 on Georgia immigration law

Shit, Supreme court sided with WalMart over sex discrimination case (breaking)

Rick Perry and Robert Tilton...separated at birth?

Be nice to others. Time may change your perspective. (Or, what man might learn from dogs)

Do you think Calif Governor Jerry Brown will run for President in 2016?

U.S. Airways Bomb Alarmist Says God Warned Her About Weapon

Catholic bishop says Brazilian rape victims lie about rape to get a legal abortion. And more.

NY clerks could refuse to issue gay marriage licenses under proposed religious exemptions.

Do you think Hannah Arendt's "Eichmann in Jerusalem" would make a good movie?

Siemens CEO... "US Workers Lack Skills"

Last remaining noodle restaurant in village designated evacuation zone to shut down(JAPAN)

Anyone Here Hosting a Welcome Back COUNTDOWN Party...

In the foreground, a profile in courage; in the background; a profile in cowardice.

Update on Obama Admin's targeting of prominent peace activists & politically active labor organizers

ACLU: Incarceration Nation

Guess William Kristol's dream ticket for 2012>>>>>

John McCain's 'outrageous' Arizona fires explanation (illegal immigrants)

Chris Hedges: This Hero Didn't Stand a Chance

Was a dog allegedly hosting spirit of reincarnated lawyer sentenced to death by stoning ?

GOPer’s Ad Depicts Chinese Army Marching On Capitol, Thanks To ‘Obama’s Debt Ceiling’ (VIDEO)

Sarah Palin trademarks name, it's now (wait for it)

Wisconsin: Walker goes on CNBC, says most voters aren't interested in recall elections and w

Rep. Wingard "... lead the charge on bills that will line his own pockets ..."

Weiner still hasn't officially resigned

Ryan's Shrewd Budget Payday

The rights of the Americans continue to be eroded by the Supreme Court

"Oh That's Different"

Countdown premieres tonight!

I just discovered I have Current TV on my cable system

What was the name of that group?

Let's all try to help K.O. make Current TV the Dem's Answer -Truth for a Change - to the Pub lies!

Supreme Court limits gov't employees' speech rights

Level 8? Nuclear Nightmare Worsens (plus Nebr.)

Michael Steele and pat buchanan.....darlings of m$nbc

A E.R. nurse’s thoughts on an instigator’s “apology”

Undecided (R) NY Senator Ball soliciting opinion about marriage equality on FB

Harrowing, Heartbreaking Tales of Overworked Americans

Progressive Way Podcasts.....

Fox News Sunday Edits Out Jon Stewart's Criticism Of Fox Exec

Hey GD...Summer is a day away...take a quick break...

FR's hampster is dying. I think RimJob isn't paying his hosting charges.

Righthaven hit with third fair use loss over R-J material

Roll Call: Akin used taxpayer funds for tea party rally

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Reminder...Keith Olbermann's new version of Countdown, TODAY!

Paul Krugman Blog-Our Lost Decade

What Just Happened at Nebraska’s Cooper Nuclear Station?

Student visa program: New rules, same problems

UPDATE 1-Weiner formally submits resignation from US House

Jon Stewart vs. Chris Wallace coming up on Tweety.

Unelectable, that's what they are.

Suspected US Drone Attack Kills 11 in Pakistan

US charity giving rebounds from economic slump

Kyoto may be empty shell by 2012 as nations opt out

Obama flouts legal deadline on Libya war

Rigging the 2012 Elections.

Rigging the 2012 Elections.

Ian Murphy punks James O'Keefe

Alejandro Stephens dies at 67; controversial labor leader

10 Ways to Stop Corporate Dominance of Politics

Toon: Biden and the Tortoise

I've never used Twitter. How do I find Keith Olbermann. Their seems to be several sites (or

Interest-free federal loans offered to unemployed homeowners

Which one of these stories will you be talking about tomorrow? I can't wait!

It was a room full of lawyers

How will the White House hold up in budget negotiations?

The Rationalization of Medicare?

Strawberry Field Forever

Indecision 2012 - The Awakening (video)

White House meeting with Cantor on Medicare cuts

I am really fired up about Keith Olbermann's return tonight

Alan Graysons' EMail today struck a personal chord with me...

Slower Living for a Rooted Future

Summary of Clarence Thomas' Many Ethics Problems

Oceans in Distress Foreshadow Mass Extinction

Anxious to see who is advertising on KO's show on Current TV?

Keith's Countdown show plays on Current 9 TIMES A DAY!!!!

Man Urinates In Water, City(Portland, Ore) Flushes 8M Gallons

Man Urinates In Water, City(Portland, Ore) Flushes 8M Gallons

Out of the 25 Counties with the Highest Median Income, 16 Counties Are Either DC or NY Suburbs

Out of the 25 Counties with the Highest Median Income, 16 Counties Are Either DC or NY Suburbs

nytimes: Huntsman Steps Into the Republican Vacuum

For anyone who doesn't have Countdown on their cable, I heard

REMINDER: Alt. Streaming link to Countdown w Keith Olbermann on Current TV

ROKU is not streaming KO.

Bev Harris on Electronic Voting.

AP: How MSNBC is surviving after Olbermann

At the same time we're reading about the Fukushima nightmare, the U.S. is endangering all of us by

50 Minutes Democratic Underground till Keith Is Back In Our....


N.C. Man Allegedly Robs Bank for $1 to Get Health Care in Jail

Dupe. Please delete.

Book ad on "Liberalism" startled me.

Book ad on "Liberalism" startled me.

Republicans start their "dirty tricks" campaign on Twitter.

ACLU Says Arizona Knows it Threw Bogus Charges at Mexican-American Studies

A Really Good Reason to Abolish the Death Penalty in CA: It's too damn Expensive

I want to stipulate that I want Obama reelected first.

Chicago City Colleges Take Corporate Turn, While Unions and Students Fight Back

LOL - Keith is gonna be all over Slappy Thomas

Stanley Kurtz Declares Bachmann Really, Really Smart

The other day, I posted that we're all on our own. That no one represents us. Todays was more proof.

Ya know what's really funny? And cruel?

Schools will never fix inequality: Diane Ravitch vs. Arne Duncan fight misses point on poverty

Ugh. He brought over the crap I hate too.

Equality 1, Walker and extremist bigots 0. Dane County judge rules state's domestic partnership law

So it is a big day for KO to crush Lawrence O on M$NBC, so Rachel just tweeted that she will be on

Convicts Testify That Amanda Knox Is Innocent, Can’t Agree On Much Else

Man robs bank so he can go to jail and get health care

If You Post Something Great About Keith Countdown O.

Indonesia To Recall Envoy From Saudi Arabia Over Maid's Beheading

Indonesia To Recall Envoy From Saudi Arabia Over Maid's Beheading

National Women's Law Center Statement On Supreme Court Wal-Mart Decision

Netroots Nation event reveals unhappiness among Obama supporters

Mike Huckabee is now on those repeat advertisements saying to sign the petition

75 Percent Of Nuke Sites Have Leaked Tritium

Obama finalizes plan for troop drawdown in Afghanistan

"Coverage" of Netroots in Minneapolis newspaper - FAIL

The Speed-up

How can we start a movement to impeach Clarence Thomas?

Dear DU Admins: Quit it with the ads!

Wisconsin: Dear Representative Stone

Remember...a similar encounter with Jon Stewart brought down CNN's iconic "Crossfire."

Is Obama secretly the greatest Republican ever?

Since 1950, Lower Top Tax Rates Have Coincided With Weaker Economic Growth

California district can't afford to use new $105M school

Thanks, Keith.

If the safety net is dismantled and more people are driven into poverty...

The Rude Pundit ...

Dan Savage: 'Barack Obama's Devolution on Marriage Equality'

Jon opening with his visit to Fox on Sunday

Democrats Held Hostage: Day 6,726

Big tornado reported in Kansas

Banking’s Moment of Truth

Howard Dean: "I'm not into primarying the President or I would do

"Long live the struggle of the working class"-chant Spanish protestors.

Texas on the Brink - 2011 report on TX state rankings in everything. ( It's bad.)

Does The U.S. Economy Depend Upon War?

just on Rachel Obama has an important announcement this week

Dana Milbank: Beck is "Leading Purveyor of Anti-Semitic Memes in Mass Media"

Countdown With Keith Olbermann: GREAT show... is NOT streaming Keith!

DU this poll for Keith O's Countdown ratings!

Paul Ryan Claims Boeing, Which Has Paid No Taxes In Three Years, Has An ‘Extremely High’ Tax Rate

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Brad Friedman subs for Mike & a

This site has become my primary source for news

Because your biz is our biz

Does anyone here know what is the RIF between Rachel and Keith...

Homeless Man's Dying Wish To See His Dog One Last Time Granted By Community

"Nulear Safety Rules Wane" (Valve leaks, Cracking pipes leakng Radioative Steam, Corrosion! REPORT!

Hey! Get off Justice Thomas's back! He "misunderstood the filing instructions!"

Hey! Get off Justice Thomas's back! He "misunderstood the filing instructions!"

Miners rescued in Kentucky.

White House warns on Libya funding measures

Dodger Stadium beating suspect ordered back to prison on parole violation

Let's Be Clear: Wal-Mart Is A Scar On The Country

Already Way Down In 37th Place, American Life Expectancy Is Much Worse In the South, Texas, Etc.

White House: Obama will not 'evolve' quickly enough on gay marriage for LGBT fundraiser

Jackass' star Ryan Dunn killed in car wreck

DU "Users" almost unanimoulsy say LSD Flashbacks are Bullshit and....

awesome reading

"Refreshing" FL Gov. Rick Scott asks followers to send form letter to local newspapers

I love the segment, "Inside the Republican Cult".

Can I say it? I loved Keiths show today...

If someone would've told me just a few years ago that there would be so many left-leaning cable news

sandy46 nails it

Has Rick Perry hired the leadership of a "New Apostolic" CULT to organize his "apolitical" seance?

Saw a truck with a "Miss Me Yet?" Bumper sticker today.

Jon Stewart is tearing FOX a new one

Prepping for conservative visitors is tough!

Welcome Home Keith

McCain now blames Forest Service official for illegal immigrant remark.

Fort Calhoun Nuclear Power Plant has an event - and

What in the world did Marcos do to Joe Scarborough?

Tunisia's Ben Ali says he was tricked into leaving

Leaked: Mainstream Media's dictionary. Letters A, and B

Welcome to the Never-Ending Conservative Carnival Of Crazy --- by Tom Tomorrow

A toon in honor of today's SCOTUS Walmart decision ...

Sen. Al Franken: GOP’s ‘Hostage-Taking’ On The Debt Ceiling Is ‘Unconscionable’

Cases of U.S. citizens detained over immigration status emerge in Florida

June 25 is Nuclear Abolition Day

Pastoral Romance (how we mythologize, nostalgia-ize and generally misunderstand food production...)

Walmart "Rollbacks" ------>

The Patriot Act and the Quiet Death of the US Bill of Rights

Rick Perry, Rick Scott, Scott Walker. What's with these names? Anyone else

How the Mayors Debated and Passed an Antiwar Resolution

1,000,000 strong to help improve tea party patriots spelling and grammar....

How the Right Wing's Worldview Is Torn Apart By Climate Change Science

Wal-Mart Insider: We Paid off the Supreme Court

New Hampshire man lights himself on fire to protest America’s decline

Fuck the Supreme Court!

LulzSec and "Anonymous" Collectives Join Forces

Phone books: California allows Verizon to end automatic delivery of paper phone books

Number of days since Clarence Thomas' highly unethical behavior uncovered: 149 and counting.

So giving well-fare to the needy, SS to the elderly, etc.

USA's "Mass Incarceration"

They just played the Cubs It gets better video during the Cubs Sox game

Help! I'll Be Debating the Tea Party...

They're just going to keep pushing the envelope. Unlike in decades past, no one is pushing back.

Obama's John Yoo Moment-- Cherry Picking Lawyers to Break a Major Law

Daniel Tosh--Will he go too far?

It’s Still the Economy, Stupid

U.S. medical-marijuana shops struggle to find bankers

Gov. Scott Walker To Cut Medicaid Without Public Hearings

KEITH: "AS I WAS SAYING...!" (Plus: McCain on Libya - "I wonder what Pres. Reagan would say today?")

He just went LEFT! WOW! I just watched KO claim the left of the leftwing party :)

Japanese professor: Melted fuel has gone through containers & sinking into ground below + much more

Japanese professor: Melted fuel has gone through containers & sinking into ground below + much more

Michael Moore misquotes the Constitution while claiming others should read the Constitution

Forget President Obama: Why Isn’t Robert Reich President?

Parents' Dilemma: Finding a Summer Camp Free of Gender Stereotyping

50 great businesses to start for under $500. Not only great ideas, but also ways to get started.

Toon: We're gonna hafta dig

Was Rev Wright responsible for Obama's reversal on gay marriage?

Heh -- in your FACE Joe Scarborough!

False allegation of homosexuality is defamatory, judge rules

my son was bit by a dog, monday. friday, my 72 yr old father was attacked by a dog.

Young couple live in 2 shipping containers bought on ebay for $1500

Jerusalem rabbis 'condemn dog to death by stoning' story was BS

Hey everyone! It's the new Mad Libs game, Rick Scott edition!

Overworked America: 12 Charts that Will Make Your Blood Boil

For how many years do you keep:

Japan reveals world's fastest Supercomputer (8.2 Petaflops !!)

"Reagan is dead and he was a lousy President" lollllz - heads are spinning at faux news tonite.


Says here that ........We're # 1 !!!!!! USA!! USA!!! USA!!

Walmart Supreme Court Sex-Bias Case: Too Big to Sue?

Printer Refuses Service to New Seattle Gay Bar

The negative income tax is the answer...

For anyone who wants to see how we have "changed"

HAPPY SUMMER! Coney Island's Mermaid Parade 2011. My Gift To DU (Pix Heavy)

for those that want a link to watch Keith here you go

Dean Baker: What Makes the IMF Think It's Right about Greece?

So f***ing good to hear Keith's voice again.

Papers please?

Just to be clear. The Democrats that I have defended, voted for, worked for,

Are there still any DUers who doubt climate change, or that it's man-made?

I will post this 1000 times, if needed......

Only 2 of 51 Miss USA contestants say they think Evolution should be taught in classrooms

Supreme Court blocks huge sex bias lawsuit by women at Wal-Mart, will limit other big suits

I hope you all don't mind a little rant to get off my chest.

Could NATO LIBYA MISSION UNRAVEL from errant missiles and a dubious "ASSASSINATION" campaign?"

"There is no economic recession - just a bunch of lazy bums who won't work"

The Endgame on the Debt Ceiling

TOONS: Michele Bachmann ---------->

The Mental Healing Power of Cleaning

For Sale - One used Personal Responsibility Card

Guitar Man!

Question about "Charles" in MASH TV show. I gather that he was

I watched Clooney's "The American" last night.

Apparitions - Matthew Good Band

OK - who watched Falling Skies?

Accessibility Fail

Photo: "No, Mr. Bond, I expect you to...excuse me, I need to use my box."

America, where are you now? Don't you care about your sons and daughters? (Steppenwolf)

Video: Friendly cat tries to befriend cop making traffic stop

Photo: MiddleFingerMom dreams about woman he met in the hospital..."I think she's THE ONE."

The Company Men

"Watch all nine editions and you win a pony!" (KO)

Photo:'s how THEY roll.

Probably not new, but made me laugh

Things Tonto probably did to get back at The Lone Ranger

The Real Weinergate (vanity post)

Just started watching "Kill The Irishman"...

Canada's New Tourism Ad After Stanley Cup Loss

Sorry...double post.

How dirty do you like your martini?

World's Most Embarrassing Father - Humiliates his son daily (this is too cute)

how powerful is Skinner?

if ya'll ain't Dave Alvin fans, well why not, dammit?

I loves me some Shintaro Katsu (Zatoichi)

Got a threatening collection call from "the litigation department"

Chirping cat..

"While the 3 martini lunch is being cracked down on, it shouldn't affect the working man's 2 joint-

Whatever happened to the Lounge's bar?

National Lampoon's Deteriorata

To everyone who can watch KO on their TVs tonight.....

Put on your face furniture, possums, and read the news!

Li'l Missy - you staying dry out there?

Are progressive guys allowed to look at beautiful women and think....


When was the last time you did something silly with your kid?

The Beatles and Rush, and either Allman Brothers or Lynard Skynard

Your favorite broad genre of music?

"The Killing"..AMC...The ending did not make viewers happy at all.

We got a puppy! Say hi to Jama

Gas pipeline operators fund, shape safety studies

What is the most usefull extra curricular course you have ever taken. I took an assertiveness course

I just discovered a delish, nutritious, cheap, fast alternative to Krafte Dinner.

Do you consider coffee houses with bikini wearing baristas offensive?

Icann increases web domain suffixes

Tierney, Frank frown on Obama nominee

Supreme Court rules for Wal-Mart in massive job discrimination lawsuit

Police Hunt Gunman In Haven Drugs Pharmacy Shooting That Left Four Dead

Libya: Nato 'killed 15 civilians' in Sorman air strike

Administration wants to send trade pacts to Congress before recess

Magnitude 6.3 - ANTOFAGASTA, CHILE

Republican Senator asks Twitterati: Yea or nay on gay marriage vote?

Ed Henry Leaving CNN; Joining Fox News As Chief White House Correspondent

Man detained in Pentagon security case had prior arrest

Mubarak suffering from cancer, defence lawyer confirms

Tunisian Ex-Leader Sentenced to 35 Years in Jail (Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali In Absentia)

ATF acting director may resign over "Fast and Furious" program

Judge hears case against Georgia's immigration law

Supreme Court Won't Hear ACORN Lawsuit Over Ban On Government Funding

NY Senate stalls on gay marriage vote as hundreds of demonstrators rally in Albany

Weiner still hasn't officially resigned

British police officer charged with manslaughter in G20 death

Charlotte R. Bloomberg, Mayor’s Mother, Is Dead at 102

Feds Halt Bush-Era Rule Allowing Private Industry To Fund Pipeline Safety Studies

Trapped miners identified in Bell County (KY) coal mine

NRSC Uses Twitter Account To Send Fake RTs From Democratic Politicians, Including President Obama

Greek debt restructuring likely a default - S&P

South Korean military apologizes for shooting at commercial passenger plane, claims confusion

Teachers group sues Gov. Rick Scott over pension overhaul, employee pay cut

Justices reject multistate lawsuit over global warming

Syrian men promise to marry women who were raped

Witnesses offer differing accounts in Amanda Knox appeal

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Monday, June 20, 2011

Official Russian report reveals safety problems at nuclear power plants

Cooper was near flood shutdown (Nebraska's other nuke plant)

LulzSec attack closes Soca website

Greek crisis: EU leaders must act decisively or face disaster, says IMF

Criminal charges to proceed against Detroit mom in standoff with cops

Obama to Reveal Size of Afghan Troop Drawdown Wednesday

I really want to like Lady Gaga's music - but I can't

Cables Show Huntsman Deeply Involved in Obama Policies

Righthaven hit with third fair use loss over R-J material

Teachers union leads lawsuit challenging pension deductions

FTC probes possible oil market manipulation

Gunmen execute Mexican journalist, his wife and son

'Shocking' state of seas threatens mass extinction, say marine experts

Who here (besides me) has an anger and rage problem?

What you reading tonight DU? Me, I just starting "The Memory Keeper's Daughter" by Kim

Eurozone must act before Greek crisis leads to global meltdown, IMF warns

Chilean Court Blocks Plan for Patagonia Dam Project

U.S. Nuclear Regulators Weaken Safety Rules, Fail To Enforce Them: AP Investigation

Convicted US Spy Pollard Not Allowed To Attend Father's Funeral Despite Israeli Requests

Majority of 1,105 arrested during G20 released without charges

Jerry Reed, Early Morning Rain

Bachmann Playing with House Money

Obama finalizes plan for troop drawdown in Afghanistan

AMA Backs Individual Mandate

Fastest Sea-Level Rise in Two Millennia Linked to Increasing Global Temperatures

Weiner Formally Submits Resignation From the House

WH: Foreign investment in US up 49 percent in 2010

Deportee slashes his throat as plane prepares to leave Gatwick, UK

Supreme Court Limits Wal-Mart Sex Bias Case

Van Jones Considers Legal Action Against Fox News, Demands Glenn Beck Retraction (Cease & Desist)

Mexico reporter, his son and wife shot to death

LulzSec and Anonymous team up, plan digital destruction

Drunk State Senator Steals Car, Falls Asleep In Backseat: Cops

"Indiana Planned Parenthood to Drop Medicaid Patients" Rueters

Ryan Dunn from Jackass killed in car crash

Fla. Gov. Scott is sued by teachers' union

World's oceans in 'shocking' decline

India to issue another warning to US on hike of professional visa fees

N.C. Man Allegedly Robs Bank for $1 to Get Health Care in Jail

Inquiring minds want to know... was it a US plane/missile/bomb that killed the civilians yesterday?

collateral damage

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

E.J. Dionne, Jr.: Rigging the 2012 Election

Human Rights First: Political Interference with Torture Investigations is Un-American

New Poll: Obama approval in California… 54%

The Hill Poll: Majority (72%) says military involved in too many places

Utah Dems Mock Huntsman's Motocross Web Video

Former Colonial Bank Senior Vice President Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison for Fraud Scheme

I'd have no problem with Reggie Brown's jokes - IF they'd been told in an appropriate venue

US Mayors Tell Congress: Bring War Dollars Home

FOX --- Here in Fort Wayne it appears that the local station is losing its FOX affiliation.

For All The Obama Bashing That Goes On Here...

UT-Sen: Poll says Matheson could beat Hatch

Could YOU Be The Next Republican Presidential Candidate?

Caller on Bill Press said it best; at least for me.

Stewart is a comedian but Wallace is a joke.

EDITORIAL: Defund the war in Libya

Obama at 86% approval among liberal Democrats

Obama on UN Human Rights Council Resolution on Human Rights, Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity

YES, Reggie Brown...Obama has a “great sense of humor," LOVES to hear that Kenya shit over and over.

COUNTDOWN w/ Keith Olberman -- Current TV @ 8pm (HERE)

Does anyone else feel like Ginsburg is holding on too long?

Serious question. How much of the Obama support is hatred for the right-wing?

Afghan Decision: Obama Will Disappoint Antiwar Americans

Jill Sobule sings 'They Say They Want Our America Back' at Netroots Nation 2011

NATO investigates latest Libyan civilian death claim

Disgusting Homophobic Racist Conservative Radio Hosts

Anti-austerity protests spread across Europe

MSNBC: Cenk, Press & Buchanan Agree on Weiner

TYT: Ban On Goldfish In San Francisco?

Obama on Libya war-The Real Deal-06-19-2011-(Part1)

Welcome Back, Keith

Ticking Town: Nuclear City Shovels

Japan Tsunami 2011 Delivery Man's Dashcam Video

Fukushima workers: “We are Kamikaze” Public needs to realize that very real danger remains at plant

Papantonio: Don’t Underestimate the Anger of American Workers

Glenn Greenwald - Could Obama Be Impeached For Waging War in Libya? - Democracy NOW!

Tom Hanks, Actor supports a Pulitzer for The Onion

Olbermann Worst Persons: FOXNews Post-Interview Censorship of Jon Stewart

radiated babies die in philly ~cooper nuke plant next fukushima

Aerials of Fort Calhoun Nuclear Plant Flooding - No-Fly Zone Enforced as of June 14, 2011

Steve Nash for HRC's NYers for Marriage Equality

Great Pre-Show Countdown w/ Keith Olbermann Promo

Furor Over Indonesian's Beheading In Saudi Arabia

TYT: Progressive Caucus Leader Says Raise Retirement Age

The NEW Countdown with Kieth Olbermann - Clarence Thomas -

Miss USA: Should Evolution Be Taught?

NBC Removes "Under God" From Pledge of Allegiance, Christianity Weeps

Olbermann NEW SPECIAL COMMMENT: 'Tho' You & I Shouldn't Be Last Line of Defense, Apparently We Are'

Countdown w/ KEITH OLBERMANN Current TV First Segment - Michael Moore

Brian Dickerson: How judicial cowardice prolonged a travesty

Dave Zweifel's Madison: Colombian journalist wishes his countrymen could protest without fear

Gap Be Gone: A Locality Takes on Inequality

Come to Beautiful Somalia, Libertarian Paradise!

Come to Beautiful Somalia, Libertarian Paradise!

GOP magic trick: Making George W. Bush vanish

President Carter: Decent housing is not just a wish, it is a human right

Chris Hedges: This Hero Didn’t Stand a Chance

House Progressive Caucas pushes jobs campaign

Man Down (James Howard Kunstler)

Crusties: a hardened existence on the road (Today's young hobo)

Sight in an eye restored after 55 year wait...BBC

Strike talks on the brink of collapse

About the WalMart decision:

Oceans in Distress Foreshadow Mass Extinction

Medvedev Says Wants 2nd Term But Not To Run Against Putin

NATO, the ultimate transformer by Pepe Escobar

Under pressure, McKinsey releases insurance study methodology, concedes study not predictive

Katia Hetter, CNN: Stop calling Huma Abedin (Weiner's wife) a victim

"Obama Administration Touts Foreign Investment!"

Obama Impersonator Yanked By GOP For Being a Real Citizen

Precedent: Justices Have Been Forced to Resign for Doing What Clarence Thomas Has Done

Why Conservatives Punish Their Victims: A Lesson From Arizona

Three words: Predator Drones. Domestically.

Global Economy Comes Back To Haunt Developed Nations

Are Are Republicans purposely hindering the economy in order to make President Obama weaker 2012?

German Giant Says US Workers Lack Skills

Get Radical: Raise Social Security

Low wages and revolutions

Govt to cover renewable energy in quake-hit area

Super-Sized Spores Make Fungal Infections More Deadly, Possibly Explaining Victims in Missouri

China's Mining Pit (Australia)

Arizona considers lowering future car emissions standards

Moody's Cuts Tepco to Junk

E. Texas Fires At 15,000, 4,000 Acres In Grimes, Trinity Counties Respectively

Peru - Lima City Council Declares Capital City A GMO-Free Zone - AFP

Paul Ryan Lies About Ending Oil Subsidies To Protect His Family’s Cash Bonanza

Taking windmill blades to the edge

Norway's Oil Output Down 9.4% In 2010 - Upstream Online

Rate Of Spread Of Emerald Ash Borer 40 Times Faster Than Expected

The Fire and Climate Change Feedback Loop

Arctic Surface Temps Since 2005 Warmest On Record; Permafrost Temps Up 3.5 Degrees - Arctic Council

Climate change disasters could be predicted

This Just In From The Ministry Of Duh - Landowners Seen Behind Amazon Activist Murders

Endangered crane population expands in Tibet

The largest wildfire in US history: the Peshtigo Fire of 1871, which burned 5,938 square miles

UN project shows how trees help halt desertification (BBC)

Drumbeat from this weekend and today...

A victim of TEPCO's yakuza-style extortion - BLUES BOWMAN Narita, Chiba LTTE

A Million Homes, a World of Possibilities

Improving LED Lighting

'Shocking' state of seas threatens mass extinction, say marine experts

Amid Texas Drought, High-Stakes Battle Over Water

(Guardian) Fukushima report shows nuclear power can never be safe and cheap

Scientists demand respect for their work

Beginning of the end for nuclear power in Japan?

Will economic collapse save us from climate catastrophe?

TVA signs letter of intent for mini reactors

IPSO Report - Oceans In Far Worse Shape Than Thought - In Extinction Phase Unseen On Human Timescale

No Natural Gas, No Electricity - Pakistani Steel Mills Fueled By Burning Tires

Small temperature benefits provided by realistic afforestation efforts (planting trees isn’t enough)

Republicans love bike and rail—so why don’t Republican politicians?

They now know that the water decon system is functioning - the rad level in sludge is ^^^

Cost of Solar Panels Lower Than Ever, Americans Optimistic about Future of Technology

17 prefectures plan or mull boosting solar power aid after nuclear crisis

Flying Squirels Push Range 140 Miles N. In MI; Armadillos "Never Expected" This Far North

I read a comment elsewhere that thorium is a alternative to uranium with no downside. Is this true?

Schools of fish inspire wind farms with 10x as much power output per unit area

NBC apologizes for pledge edit

Catholic bishop says Brazilian rape victims lie about rape to get a legal abortion. And more.

Christian Faith Requires Accepting Evolution

Matt Baume Marriage News Watch 06/20/11

Some Methodist clergy defy gay marriage ban

Nepal’s 1st public lesbian wedding joins Americans

UPDATE: Rallies grow as NY Senate weighs gay marriage vote

(Weird Twist) £56,000 for male hotel workers forced to share a room then bullied by their boss

Do you know what really pisses me off? People who act like we owe them something

Nigeria oppose UN gay rights resolution

New York GOP Ready to Delay Gay Marriage Vote for Days

Lichtenstein Approves Civil Unions

This has been a horrible month for me...

I found this on my drive today...

Stalemates Lock Albany

Bahamas' support for UN gay rights resolution 'a long time coming'

New Guidelines on Deportation Cases Could Apply to Gay Couples

DMC Of Run DMC Tells Rappers To Stand Up Against Anti-Gay Hate

Support Is Key to ‘Coming Out’ Process for Gay People: Study

Cubs continue support of LGBT youth

Thank you.

Google's Disappointing Decision to Hide Its Support of Gay Pride

forgive the I continue to come out.

Tyree Moves to Block Marriage Equality in New York