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Archives: August 30, 2011

Reasons Dick Cheney’s book belongs in the crime section

Ex-mayor of Arizona border town gets 3.5 years in prison

Wow, go kids!

Labor Expert Is Right Choice to Lead Obama’s Economic Team: V

If you post lies about the President...

4 Bay Bridge crossings by 1928 - 'Saving the Bay' w/Bobby Redford on PBS now

US protests pay raise for UN workers

Film: VJ Day 1945, Honolulu, Hawaii

For those of you who think Perry can't win

Keith Olbermann says he broadcasts from the "M.C. Escher Complex" in New York City

I hope everyone here who was Irene's path is OK.

I think the irony of my "just Vietnam war" thread didn't come across very clearly.

(PA State Rep. Daryl) Metcalfe (R, of course): Obama “Treasonous” on Immigration

(PA State Rep. Daryl) Metcalfe (R, of course): Obama “Treasonous” on Immigration

Death toll for Irene now at least 41

PSA: Science Journalist Outlines the Climate Debate

Republicans Against Science.

China's second coming in Libya

So the latest troll meme on DU is about climate change?

This is what "Education Reform" Looks Like

Following the Tuscaloosa tornado, I praised the UA student newspaper. Here's the man responsible.

Ohio's new attack on voting rights would mean that minorities might as well stay home. Only rethug

John "piles of black socks and dirty underwear" Fund rumored co-author of Lady Batshit's memoir

US film-maker held in Libyan jails for six months describes his joy at release

Don't expect a New Deal from Obama's new jobs guy

Political Toons, Part 2

After reading a lot of Al Gore's missives today

United Nations Libya plans 'revealed in report'

Hurricane and Earthquake toons, part 1

Is Europe’s “last dictatorship” finally wobbling? Has the Arab Spring come to Europe?

Hurricane and Earthquake toons, part 2

Connecticut NPR doing puff piece with Joe "Gift of Rest" Lieberman right now

Bond Investors Expect Sino-Forest Default

Has anyone else been having problems posting ops in GD?

Correction: His correct name is Rick "W" Perry, not Rick Perry.

What Are Dick Cheney's Greatest Hits?

Keep up the good work, Mods. n/t

Historian takes on Christian Right's "Nazis were gay" theory - Stops short of just calling it stupid

Please stop bashing Rick Perry, Al Gore and Barack Obama

Political Toons, Part 1

So, if you had to choose between Perry or Bachmann for your president, which?

WikiLeaks reveals US attempt to buy deadly biological weapons

Derf: Update on the Giant Jesus Statue

Derf: Update on the Giant Jesus Statue

Yesterday and today are what it feels like when nothing is being hyped

Cheney's alternate universe

Blair and Bush planned Iraq war without second UN vote, letter shows

I'm glad there's no media hype about Dick Cheney's book.

Home prices bounce back, but market still struggles

Irene's surprising damage to NJ

If you have Cspan available you really should be watching right now

Cheney’s Book Features Foreword by Satan "Couldn't put it down" says Prince of Darkness (Borowitz )

August deadliest month for U.S. troops in Afghanistan

Stop saying the $12M MittMansion is quadrupled!1 It's only DOUBLED!1

Stop saying the $12M MittMansion is quadrupled!1 It's only DOUBLED!1

Tea Party Wave?

Napolitano rebuffs Perry's $350 million request for jailing illegal immigrants

A thought that got lost in the fog of lies

Cheney's Book Features Foreword by Satan (Andy

Hello Congress...... Emergency JOBS Bill NOW.....

Valerie Plame: Dick Cheney ‘wounding’ former colleagues

UPDATE on a story from last night

U.S. Wasted $1 for Every $6 Spent in Iraq and Afghanistan

TX A&M climate prof to MoFo GOODHAIR: "Goodhair, you ignorant MoFo!1" (re: climate change)

Middle Avenue pipe project digs up diesel-soaked soil

Labor law?

Smirking Cheney-burton is on Lockup San Remo on NBC now. It's gross.

This is so stupidly simple it can't NOT work to fix the budget:

A real progressive takes apart the professional left

Germany Dims Nuclear Plants, but Hopes to Keep Lights On

Very scary op-ed on Little Green Footballs's article on forced labor in Hungary.

Great Article

Arm Yourself with Facts Against this "Social Security is a Ponzi Scheme" Nonsense

The Incredibly Convenient Super Powers Of 'CEO Man'

LHCresults put supersymmetry theory 'onthe spot'

Did DU change it's format?

Dick Cheney's dog banned from Camp David Lodge after attacking George Bush's terrier

"IN MY TIME" by Dick Cheney

Waiting to hear during a Cheney interview

Waiting to hear during a Cheney interview

Why 500 Folks Crashed Scott Brown's Shindig

First thoughts: Does Obama go big or small? (MSNBC)

Plastic Bag Manufacturers Edit California Textbooks

tent babies

Dish network viewers RE: NatGeo channel

In My Time: 40% Off at Barnes & Nobel. Looks like Darth Cheneys book is allready failing to sale

"The president, he just sat there, and his face just went dead," - kid from Booker Elementary

Robots can be kind of mean. Cornell University lets two "chatbots" have a conversation.

Monthly Review on Libya (great resource)

Phases of Disaster Response

Widely ignored AP piece: "U.S. Debt caused by weak economy, not gov't spending"

Weird, Birdlike Mystery Drone Crashes in Pakistan

If you want a progressive America... And America is by NO means progressive:

Oh, Sextra-Grammy-ton God, this will be the 'Last Days' if we burn the Tar Sands of Ottawa Harper!

complaining about a weak proposal that didn't pass won't create jobs...

Dick Cheney Bashes John McCain In New Book

Federal recruitment, retention, relocation bonuses rose 22% in 2009

Fish-catching trick may be spreading among dolphins

Insurance adjusters find storm a bonanza

Far-right Swiss People's Party candidates sign "contract with the people" to halt mass immigration

Now that we have established that we are mostly on the same page


CNN running with 50,000 casualty estimate in Libya.

Bill Press: If you think Dick Cheney is mean, you haven't met his daughter, Liz.

so we have a weak economy, lol.

Anonymous and LulzSec case: police fly to US to gather hacking evidence

Human weasel Eric Cantor wants FEMA disaster funds held hostage to a vote on more spending cuts

FLASHBACK: Rep. Cantor Did Not Mention Offsetting Cuts In 2004 Requests For Federal Disaster Relief

Obama: 7 proposed regs would exceed $1 billion

Top US of A threats in ....

Must be one of Rick Perry's churches...

$40M guaranteed. $60M more in bonuses

So young Eric will hold funds to help people who need money NOW

Pa. man charged again for putting ribs in pants

Who's sabotaging the damn mic

Tax us more, say wealthy Europeans

France seeks expenditure cuts 2X the amount of any revenue from higher taxes - TheLocal

Woman tells Iowa Senator: Raise payroll tax cap for Social Security

This diagram clearly explains the difference between a Ponzi scheme and Social Security. Must see!

"Wild Ass" US made jeans are back

Daughter Gadhafi said was killed in a 1986 U.S. airstrike apparently lives

Tea Party Congressman Calls For Tax Breaks To Put Out Raging Wildfire In District

Fyi: 100s of VN War photos in collection at Flickr (63-75)

Fox News' Preemptive Strike Against Gawker

Before Irene, you stocked up on Pop-Tarts and Doritos. Now what?

Ex-Bush Official Col. Lawrence Wilkerson: "I Am Willing to Testify" If Dick Cheney Is Put on Trial

BBC: Is Syria slipping out of the grasp of its rulers? - new pressures from within and without

Iowans Show Up At Rep. King’s District Office To Protest Vote To End Medicare

Vermont's extreme weather is 'no mere chance'

Steve Benen tears little Eric the dummy a new one

Michigan Republican Freakout

Tea Party Congressman Calls For Tax Breaks To Put Out Raging Wildfire In District

Stories Not Mentioned in Dick Cheney's New Memoir (Rude Pundit)

Tea Party Congressman Calls For Tax Breaks To Put Out Raging Wildfire In District

Fox Contributor To Bill Nye: You're 'Confusing Our Viewers' On Climate Change

Question: If in 2004, Kerry had run with McCain as VP, would we be better off?

Anyone in NC know who Irene effected the wild horses of Corolla?

Did Asswipe Eric Cantor Ask For Spending Cut Under Bush and The PUG Congress...

How Bill O’Reilly Tried to Get His Wife’s Boyfriend Investigated By the Cops

Anyone Else Lose Feed From MSNBC

Glenn Beck Accuses Me of Destroying America

Glenn Beck Accuses Me of Destroying America

"pray for rain"

2012: What's at stake - Part I

Black Death bug identified from medieval bones

Man aiming for dog shoots, kills girlfriend

If you outlaw giant inflatable bananas, then only outlaws will have giant inflatable bananas

Floodwaters From Storm Isolate 11 Vermont Towns.


President God

Letter reveals Texas Gov. Rick Perry praised Hillary Clinton for health care reform in 1993

OMG OMG, one of the rarest of rarest occurrences is happening Right Now...

Do Republicans Really Want to Cut Taxes on the Wealthy and Raise Them on Everyone Else?

American Experience The Hurricane of '38 See the PBS Documentary

dick cheney To limbaugh: "You Do Great Work, I'm A Huge Fan"

Who can indict Cheney? Serious question. He's out there promoting torture again

Who can indict Cheney? Serious question. He's out there promoting torture again

Who can indict Cheney? Serious question. He's out there promoting torture again

Infants are fat & lazy. They should work.

Is Michelle Bachmann just full of the stupid or what

Nurses Take on Wall St. and the Politicians Who Pander to Corporations

Tropical Storm Katia Strengthening: projected to become a strong storm, unsure where it'll hit land

Why Obama's Jobs Plan Should Be 'Unnrealistic And Unreasonable' (Eugene Robinson)

Perry and various issues (Medicaid, Transportation, Education)

I'd almost buy my local paper to read about the coyote problem in Upstate SC.

the next time you have the urge to utter the nonsensical "Obama=Bush", remember this past week

Obama sets Boehner straight on regulations

"Bloody August"

Hey Ron Paul; The Federal Government WAS there for Galveston in 1906

Wealthy Use Auctions to Sell U.S. Mansions as Homes Languish on the Market

Salon's latest silly counterfactual: Gore might have invaded Iraq too after 9/11

545 vs. 300,000,000

MI state rep (Dem) resigns seat, joins Michelle Rhee group (StudentsFirst) as lobbyist

Please send email to National Park Service to Protect Nesting Birds & Sea Turtles in Cape Hattaras

Melbourne takes the crown of most liveable city from Vancouver

34 points near Fukushima plant exceed radiation standard used for Chernobyl, government map shows

Flooded Vermont town epitome of patience

William Koch, Billionaire Brother Of Charles And David Koch, Buys Old West Town Of Buckskin Joe

Airlifts take food, water to cut-off Vermont towns; Irene death toll at 42

Just one question for proponents of right wing economic philosophy

Crash was 4th recent military motorcycle fatality

Meet the Shady Dallas Mega-Billionaire Industrialist Pouring Money into Rick Perry's Coffers

Famous political forecaster with 100% track record picks Obama to win in 2012

Daryl Hannah arrested in White House oil protest

Dick Cheney Toons

I'd rather be waterboarded

Obama: tool of the military industrial complex

Obama: tool of the military industrial complex

Corporate parties push for fervent brand name loyalty.

So Cheney has a problem with a foreign government

Is CLIMATE CHANGE for real, or a made up theory to make some folks rich?

Is CLIMATE CHANGE for real, or a made up theory to make some folks rich?

Cheney's new book: "Spin My Crime"

My review of Dick Cheney's new book In My Time

the reality of the uninsured rears it's head again... another hospital has been cited

Former Powell Chief of Staff: Cheney "Fears Being Tried as a War Criminal"

Tea Party Congressman Calls For Tax Breaks to Put Out Raging Wildfire In District

Tea Party Congressman Calls For Tax Breaks to Put Out Raging Wildfire In District

Christine O'Donnell dropped from lineup of speakers at tea party rally in Iowa

Michael Brown, Former FEMA Director, Agrees With Eric Cantor: No Disaster Aid Without Budget Cuts

Christine O'Donnell Booted Off Tea Party Event with Palin: TPM

Another question for lovers of right-wing economic philosophy

The Bushies are about to launch "Operation Perry"

Congresswoman on Medicare, Shared Sacrifice & Anger

FU Blitzer & the assholes "Romney & Perry go after Obama on national security"

Former Bush official promises to testify if someone will ‘Pinochet’ Cheney

Hey Mr. Stelle you are an IDIOT!

Starting to notice a trend...

Unless we change direction...

Not-Real Church Sign: "Gov. Perry... Choir Practice Wed. At 7 p.m."

Cabinet officials tour states affected by Irene

Perry-Gate: The File. 22 categories of possible transgressions with hotlinks. Illustrated Edition!!!

Judge tosses much of state's new sonogram law

Bikes stolen in my neighborhood

The military budget

Getting angry at the Weather Channel and the MSM for the hype is misguided

Report: Russia Identifies Cause of Rocket Launch Failure

Glenn Beck Claims CALLING African Americans COLORED Is NOT A Bad Thing

No Government, No Problem: The Curious Case of Belgium

Mutual Aid: It's a good thing

Tonight on Countdown

I watch Ron Paul on Anderson

Heard a veteran on NPR strongly favoring Perry over Romney

7 Foundations Spent $42 Million to Spread Fear of Muslims in U.S.

Berkeley man makes a (really rather nice) dumpster home

Confirmed> San Francisco did just have an earthquake

Confirmed> San Francisco did just have an earthquake

On newbies, trolls, and Obama critics

Daily Kos: Rick Perry's reading list: A how-to on converting Jews and Muslims to Christianity

Daily Kos: Rick Perry's reading list: A how-to on converting Jews and Muslims to Christianity

Are airline pilots forgetting how to fly? Industry is suffering from 'automation addiction,'

Jim Inhofe (R-OK) catches Perry FEVER! There is NO KNOWN, DOCUMENTED CURE!

Christine O’Donnell Book Tour Struggling to Find Any Attendees Whatsoever

U.S. Gov. Secretly Infected Thousands of Guatemalans with STDs

Prez O on Joyner:

"It's OOOOOO-K to be confused about climate," Fox tells Bill Nye. Check the facts, tho.

A Piece Of 9/11 World Trade Center Came Home To My Hometown...PIC Heavy

Awesome polar animal descends 300ft cliff in a bid to scavenge eggs from some VERY surprised birds

Wausau Mayor Says City Won't Pay For Labor Day Parade If GOP Isn't Invited To Attend

Maryland Fusion Center Trash Bag Balloon Bombs Warning

Tonight I'm watching Fahrenheit 9/11 on DVD.

Portland embraces front-yard farming

Jobs? What Kind of Jobs Can We Create In A Year?

Just received an e-mail from Chase Bank... I'm Shocked!!!

Keith is goin to talk about the Bill O'Reilly bribing the cops story

David Stockman: Describes all calls for new tax cuts as “rank demagoguery”

Millions of Songbirds Threatened by Keystone Tar Sands Pipeline Email Obama Here:

Fox Business host accuses Bill Nye of ‘confusing viewers’ with science

Cheney's big Al Haig Moment (Ring of Fire video)

Constituents Chide Freshman Rep. Herrera Beutler For Holding Zero Town Halls During August Recess


Mr. President.... GO BIG!!!!!

Scumbag RETHUG Scott Walker is on CNN

(The Onion) Iraqi Violence Almost Makes American Invasion Seem Pointless

Rick Perry fundraising army rivaling President Obama' they say

Scott WALKER just told tool Piers he hadn't expected out-of-state cash opposing him

Scott WALKER just told tool Piers he hadn't expected out-of-state cash opposing him

Arizona man (owner of alleged cockfighting farm) demands $100K from Steven Seagal & Sheriff Joe

Why Schneiderman Is Right !!! - 'Nevada Says Bank (Of America) Broke Mortgage Settlement - NYT

My Du Screen is way goofy..anyone else having this problem?

Foreclosures Go Into Reverse: The Ticker

Roommate hell - it doesn't get better. Several of my kids had wonderful roommates -

Stand By. You'll very soon be seeing far too much of them.

Ad Giant Google Describes How It Exploits Your Name In Video

Obama Fundraising Email Author Arrested Outside White House - TheAtlantic

Yeah Baby !!! - 'New York Congressional Dems Support Schneiderman on Foreclosure Fraud Investigation

One of the major reasons for the downfall of this country

Thanks Eddie for covering the mess in Vermont

A Key Sept. 11 Legacy: More Domestic Surveillance - LATimes

Just how evil is Google?

Picture of the Day

The Republican Front Runners as Imagined by The Simpsons

Self-deleted by member

Has anyone read Cheney's book?

***Melissa H-P in for Rachel. OUTSTANDING.

There's just something about these Republican dickheads…

Kucinich: Obama’s job czar expert at creating foreign jobs

U. of Iowa to salute US Navy SEAL Tumilson, other fallen servicemen at Nov. football game

When did strong advocacy for the interests of the poor and lower income become unfashionable?

On The Shoulders Of Giant Corporations

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

Question for the unemployed: Do you agree with Eugene Robinson?

Gawker strikes back: Bill O'Reilly got police internal affairs to investigate detective

I just realized what George W. Bush, George Pataki and Rudy Giuliani all have in common.

Libya and Syria toons

Something else I have noticed

Paul B. Farrell: Classical economics is fatally flawed

Letterman just did a great bit on Cheney's book.

Made in USA forever over 2600 items as seen on Ed's Show

First Federal Reserve Audit Reveals Trillions in Secret Bailouts

UN plan for post-Gaddafi Libya leaked

Ex-Bush Official Col. Lawrence Wilkerson: "I am Willing to Testify" If Dick Cheney is Put on Trial

there's a nasty (and quite funny) little freeper war going on over Perry/Palin

A message from a founding father...add you own...

'Sleeping gas' thieves target super-rich at Italian billionaires' resort

Power just came back on, finally!

Rick Perry: They called Reagan dumb, too

"You guys would vote for a steaming turd as long as it had a (R) after it's name"

Cops On The Hunt For Duplicitous iPlank Scammers

WI GOP Congressman upset over being banned from Union-Labor Day Parade!

Give Karl Marx a Chance to Save the World Economy: George Magnus


Bloggers claim Peter DeFazio and Earl Blumenauer are socialists

Borowitz: The kind of people you used to cross the street to avoid are now all running for President

Isolation eases as supplies, roads begin to reach communities cut off by Irene

Ed Schultz was outstanding on tonights TV.

Iowans Show Up At Rep. King’s District Office To Protest Vote To End Medicare

any nation that denies needed health care to a single individual is simply immoral

"Cheney then laughed as he disconnected the battery and the device began to beep."

Top ten wealthiest countries...

Gov. Christie is a previous hurricane victim

Charity T-shirt to benefit Vermont flood victims

TRENDING: Palin to New Hampshire (again) in Labor Day schedule shuffle

The rise of the 150-year-olds?

25 Frightening Photos Of Hurricane Irene’s Destruction

"This is a book written out of fear — fear that one day someone will 'Pinochet' Dick Cheney.”

Guitar Frets: Environmental Enforcement Leaves Musicians in Fear

Salon: Confessions of a Bad Teacher..

SURVIVOR Rupert wants to be Indiana Governor..

OK Texas DUers here are the words of Jeff Masters

Surveillance photo shows officer in sex act

What the hell is the "professional left"?

The best way to stay out of student loan debt and boost your resume (low or free tuition in EU, etc)

Michael Vick prepared for new deal

Bill O'Reilly Allegedly Harasses His Estranged Wife's Boyfriend

Shots fired outside Rep. Gene Green’s office in Houston

Reduce the deficit: Sell a US state

Seems to me Obama is all but saying the GOPers are HOLDING US BACK and they should go

I'm going to tell you a story today,

I'm going to tell you a story today,

Treating mental illness with cigarettes

Libya: Much nicer under Gaddafi's rule.

Guardian UK-Libya's spectacular revolution's been disgraced by racism(rebels killing black Africans)

Bankster of America Sued By Homeowners To Block $8.5 Billion Mortgage Settlement

Justice Ginsburg: If I Were Nominated Today, My Women’s Rights Work For The ACLU Would

Christian think tank: Those protesting Keystone pipeline at White House aren't "real Christians"

Labor leaders must pay for parade if GOP banned, mayor says

Ground zero is sacred...

Massive government spending is all I want to hear about

National Geographic Trashes Its Brand with Bush ‘Infomercial’ on 9/11

“I would be surprised to see any other handbook as punitive as ours”

Life is good...and kinda scary

What's your plan for the 9/11 commemorative day

Ouch! Daily Caller digs up old letter from Rick Perry and it's a dilly...

Why would anyone declare a holiday for Labor? Here's why...

Is it OK to run an illegal library from my locker at school?

so we put a little plastic yellow caution man in the street to warn drivers of the down wires

Great tee shirt from "The Onion."

Pentagon No-Bid Contracts Rise to 45% in 2011

Is Drug Testing Welfare Applicants Unconstitutional?

Africa Perspective on NATO destruction in LIBYA: THE RETURN OF COLONIALIST BONDAGE

I look forward to seeing Sarah Palin join the repug candidates

No power for three days at home, my work was under five feet of water,

Obama may be planning a "reasonable" jobs program

Bob Herbert: The White House and Congress have refused to recognize the severity of unemployment

Arkansas Middle School Includes George W. Bush and Dick Cheney In ‘Top 5 worst people of all time’ L

President Obama met by protests in Minneapolis, MN while at American Legion convention 8/30

Great DailyKos Diary On The Constitutionality Of Social Security And The General Welfare !!!

DU Has New Moderators!

Isn't it time someone just flat out told Cantor, Boner,

People need more than an evil GOP candidate to make calls, walk streets and donate money!

Planet Earth Doesn't Know How To Make It Any Clearer It Wants Everyone To Leave

The Real Reason For Bush's Frozen Stare During My Pet Goat

Did any government agency (like the SEC) investigate whether the attendees

Fukushima needs its own forum in the dungeon.

Libyan Revolution Week 28 part 2

Libyan Revolution Week 28 part 2

Let’s Make It Official: Obama Is Not Serious About a Real Economic Recovery Plan

Pelosi NAILS the Class War: Low wages are designed to keep you in debt to the banksters

Cables Reveal 2006 Summary Execution of Civilian Family in Iraq

The Real Obama Betrayal - Jesse Lava/HuffPo

Keystone XL pipeline protest SOLIDARITY thread

Keystone XL pipeline protest SOLIDARITY thread

Dick Cheney -- The Fruits of Elite Immunity

The terrible effects of new 401ks in a bear market in one personal screenshot

Unemployed? Go to North Dakota

Dubious ranking: US worse than 40 other countries in newborn deaths

With the tenth anniversary of 911 coming up....whatever happened to DUer Paul Thompson?

The Alberta Tar Sands expose, how 7 pipelines and nuclear power fit into the overall strategy.

I wonder if the 40 fatalities from Irene...

New body 'liquefaction' unit unveiled in Florida funeral home

You want to help folks in Vernont?

(Gawker Dirt): Scumbag O'Reilly-coerces cops to dig up dirt on another cop who is screwing his wife.

How do I volunteer for Irene clean up?

We’re losing. And we’re losing big.

We’re losing. And we’re losing big.

NYC stopped a contract that would give Rupert Murdoch $27 million of Race to the Top funding.

The Great Distraction: Are we really experiencing a population explosion?

"FAP" - "Follicula­r Aptness for the Presidency­."

NPR says US CEOs don't know why consumer confidence is so low.

Ron Paul: I don't accept the theory of evolution

I'd love to see the cops try to confiscate this!!

PHOTOS: ***WARNING: GRAPHIC*** From Ecuador...believe it or not..."Guinea Pig & Corn Pizza"


Felix the Puppy meets Felix the Puppy

All the good songs have already been written

How do you act at live music events?


Ever get a nasty email from somebody? Take my advice, boys and girls:

The man was near death, for cryin' out loud.

RIP David "Honeyboy" Edwards

Forbidden message

Question About Resume

Eddy Currents in Copper Pipe (Physics in action)

cat vs. dog ROFL ROFL ROFL greatness

Today's phrase is "hot for Leezza". Modify a thread title to include "hot for Leezza".

I created a new word....I am AWESOME!

To certain members of my family: Screw you. I'll make my own choices.

Kudu, it's going places.

Help with a Government question....Fighting Words Doctrine

Question on tip...

Is there a help group for DU'er(s) who have an infatuation with other DU'er(s)

Everyone seems to be moving on with their lives, except for me.

Been having issues - good, bad and indifferent

ha ha. I trussed out of troll. buh-bye. hardly know ye


Let me introduce to Katia - the latest import from Cape Verde

This movie sounds Teh-Teh-Terrifying


And now for the dismount

Sitting in the hospital....

Please believe me when I say that I am really, REALLY and TRULY

We're off to THE 150TH BIRTHDAY PARTY!

Ever "OD" on your own endorphins?

Oh Jesus H. Christ in my shower stall!

Radiation Therapy Studio Diary - Track 3

I'm a Stupid Cat!

so....anyone else addicted to gambling?

I'm off to play Dragon Warrior 4 on my's been fun, loungers!

Roommate hell - it doesn't get better. Several of my kids had wonderful roommates -

Picker Sisters

Little girls suspected of late night goat rustling

Cool, next week on Billy the Exterminator they will be cleaning out a hoarder's house.

Cool, next week on Billy the Exterminator they will be cleaning out a hoarder's house.

Boy am I glad I wore my lab coat and goggles today.

Vietnam War: A Picture is Worth 1000 Words...

Why do people post political crap on FB

iheart radio

Nicknamed '24,' Cuban man considers his 4 perfectly formed extra digits a blessing

What are the symptoms of using the wrong oil in your car?

Rock music timeline

Donnie, Billy's Mom " I caught the snake and I did it in high heels"

Watching Farscape for the very first time (on Netflix streaming)

I hate my boss

So I have started a Journal here at DU about this trip. And thia is the first entry!

Is this a real creature? Never seen one.

Do two wrongs make a right?

So this Kim Kardashian sex tape.

Went to the dentist today.

Another Day, another few miles.

What question about DU do you most need answered?

Just stopping in to say hi.

Things are looking up for Our Friend...

The entire LOUNGE is making my balls itch! GODDAMNIT!@#

I am PLEASED to announce that starting today, ALL of my posts are now 100% gluten free.

Jumper cables and vodka are not a good combination

CONFESS!!! Post your dirty secrets you know about DU's new crop of moderators

Any good alternatives to Frostwire for downloading music?

I'm asking a favor (no cost to you) raises funds for a school by clicking once a day (link added)

OMFG! This lady on Hoarders had a zillion cats shitting all over everything she owned.

Tell us a true Ewww story that happened to you

What's with giving little girls surnames for their names? I know somebody who,

Roommate hell - it doesn't get better. Several of my kids had wonderful roommates -

How often do you think this happens on DU?

If Page & Plant re-formed Led Zeppelin with Jason Bonham on drums and Geddy Lee on bass...

so....anyone else addicted to gambling?

What does the "H" stand for in Jesus H. Christ?

Chinese miners rescued after seven days trapped

Is China's nuclear power risky?

Subsidiary of News Corp. Loses Deal With (NY) State

False Australian article leaves Gillard seeing red

Officials: At least 38 killed as a result of Hurricane Irene

Never-fail prediction system shows 2012 win for Obama

Texas inmates enroll in prison-based seminary

Libyan 'behind Yvonne Fletcher's killing' found dead

Budget cuts trigger early end to solar energy credits

Iran frees 100 political prisoners

(UK) Minister inadvertently displays sensitive Afghanistan documents

Us Iraq Pull-Out 'To Proceed As Scheduled': Maliki (will not be any permanent US bases)

Japanese Parliament Backs Noda as Prime Minister

Facebook pays for security loopholes

Fed Considered Stronger Actions, Record Shows

Libyan cash in UK banks unfrozen as UN lifts sanction

State Bar gives rave review to nominee Goodwin Liu

Aide: Giffords walking with cane and writing left-handed

News Corp. Expands Internal Investigation

Libya rebel leaders give ultimatum to Gaddafi fighters

Exxon Mobile strikes deal to explore for oil in Russian Arctic

Exxon Mobil clinches Arctic oil deal with Rosneft

House GOP targets ‘job-destroying’ laws

Holidaymaker's body torn apart by tiger sharks near Fantome Island, off Queensland coast

(NLRB) Board issues decision on appropriate units in non-acute health care facilities

Michael Vick prepared for new deal

Airlifts take food, water to cut-off Vermont towns; Irene death toll at 42

FEC moves to approve purchase of home security upgrades for Giffords

This month America's deadliest in long Afghan war

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Tuesday, August 30, 2011

National Labor Relations Board issues decisions in two significant cases (2007 and 2002)

Fast and Furious: US officials resign over gun sting

ATF head Kenneth Melson reassigned in shakeup following gun-trafficking probe

Nearly 62,000 Colombians disappeared: Ombudsman

College Athlete Died of Head Trauma, Father Says

HP Resurrects TouchPad Tablet to Pacify Rabid Customers

Compensation system urged for research victims

Compensation system urged for research victims

Suit alleges state wrongly denied Medicaid benefits to VA pensioners

French firm helped Kadhafi spy on opposition: report

Christine O’Donnell Won’t Appear After All at Tea Party Rally.

Isolation eases as supplies, roads begin to reach communities cut off by Irene

Fire official says blaze in Oklahoma City threatening homes

Gadhafi forces perched children on tanks to deter NATO attacks

Google Confirms It Aims to Own Your Online ID

TRENDING: Palin to New Hampshire (again) in Labor Day schedule shuffle

Mitt Romney: U.S. near ‘profound economic misery’

Tripoli Divided as Rebels Jockey Over Leadership

Bolivian court convicts former military officers

Bolivian court convicts former military officers

Calls to Perry donor raise questions

Nato must extend stay: NTC

Tropical Storm Katia forecast to be a Category 3 hurricane

Feds come down hard on PG&E for San Bruno blast

Vancouver police launch website to catch rioters

Nuclear plant worker dies of acute leukemia

Libyan rebels accused of targeting and killing innocent black workers

News of World journalists who ordered phone hacking will not be revealed

S.F. jury convicts MS-13 gang members

GOP tax expert Mark Prater chosen as staff chief for budget ‘supercommittee’

Consumer confidence plunges, expectations dive

Obama admin. crackdown on health care fraud leads to 85% more prosecutions

Oklahoma tops list of highest divorce rates

Obama: 7 proposed regulations would each top $1B (letter to Speaker in defense of regulations)

Vermont's misery continues as flooding isolates communities

Father slit throats of three daughters in 'honour killing' after they were raped by Gaddafi's troops

Actress Daryl Hannah arrested in front of White House

Obama: could add 1 million new jobs (report from his Tom Joyner interview)

Carl Levin pie throwers put in federal prison

Maya Angelou says King memorial inscription makes him look ‘arrogant’

Why is the media so focused on a Primary challenge for President Obama

would a small interest rate hike help spur some growth?

GAO: New rules leading to lower healthcare premiums, cuts to agents' fees

Actual Video of What Will Happen Under A Rick Perry Presidency

Buzz Blog: Florida Reps Face 'Gas Attacks'

Who's footing Rick Perry's campaign security bill? It's a secret...maybe.

Politicususa: Never Wrong Forecasting Model Predicts an Obama Victory In 2012

There will be no Democratic Primary.

Judge strikes down key parts of Texas sonogram law (one of Perry's top legislative priorities)

Hey Mitt hot enough for ya?

‘Big Government finally got one right’

Is Obama a Center-Right President or Has the Center Shifted Right?

1% of Democrats have no opinion as to whether Obama should win the nomination

High ranking Govt People unable to locate the jobs needed for Econ Recovery

Despite Risks, Romney Presses Grim Picture of Obama

August is the deadliest month yet for US in Afghanistan (currently the longest war in US history)

So, A Half Dozen Threads About 27% Of Democrats Want To "Primary" Obama

Unbelievable. Look. JUST LOOK at what this Administration has done now...(WARNING: GRAPHIC)

Judge blocks Texas sonogram law

It Seems The Economy Is Burying President Obama's Accomplishments

CBS' Norah O'Donnell:White House sources tell her Obama's job plan will be paid for by spending cuts

OMG Great NEWS!! Obama has a commanding mandate for reelection!

Never-fail prediction system shows 2012 win for Obama

"To Those Who Consider President Obama a Disappointment;

Shocking new details of US STD experiments in Guatemala

Mormon Masturbating To Death? Warren Jeffs In Coma

Operation Wall Street - We Are Anonymous

Judy Shepard, Neal Broverman, Lisa Bloom & Chris Jacobs On Lawrence King Murder

Papantonio: Michael “Brownie” Brown – The Best the GOP Had

Valerie Plame & Joe Wilson Respond To Dick Cheney pt.2

One Day On Earth

United Nations -- Expert Mechanisms on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples 2011

Does Gadaffi's fall justify Nato's intervention in Libya?

Keiser Report: Redback vs Greenback (E177)

Constituents URGE Grassley To RAISE Social Security CAP

Eric Cantor Rant

Pelosi: The Rich Wont Pay Taxes Because They Want To Be Immortal

UFO - Are we alone in the universe? - BBC Full Movie

War Is Better Than Ron Paul, Say (Many) Progressives

Democracy Now! interviews US Army Ranger widow who confronted Rumsfeld about her husband's suicide

Tell Congress to Stop the Army's Cruel Use of Monkeys

TDPS: Does Texas boy dying from dehydration punishment mean psych screening for parents is necessary

Real-Life Thriller Explores al-Qaida Triple Agent's CIA Infiltration, Bombing

In Brazil, Women's Changing Roles, Attitudes Leading to Smaller Families

Valerie Plame & Joe Wilson Respond To Dick Cheney pt.1

Papantonio: Dick Cheney’s Criminal History

Christine O'Donnell's Naples FL Book Signing Could Have Been Worse...

TYT: Christians Should Control Government - Michele Bachmann & Dominionism

Too Easy: Bill Nye Confuses Fox News Viewers

What Does Data Reveal About the Geography of Marriage?

Tavis Smiley interviews Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-CA), a member of the budget supercommittee

Bill McKibben (protested tar sand pipeline) interview on PBS NewsHour

Wikileaks - ''Politically Difficult'' to Measure China's Real Pollution

Lawrence Wilkerson on Dick Cheney's Personal and Political Memoir, Part I

Grand Wizard Limbaugh: "Melanin is Thicker Than Water"

How the FBI Uses Informants to Surveil and Entrap Americans - Democracy NOW!

Olbermann: Joe Wilson - Cheney 'Should Be Held to Account For What He Openly Admits Were War Crimes'

Alien captured on CCTV (pranking the cameras)

Squadron established to train air forces in Africa

Cantor's Can't-Do Attitude: No Money for Hurricane Victims?

Lessons From Central Cell Block {uniting left issues}

Jake moves to Nebraska

"A hand conservatives are trying to sever, when they're not busy ceremoniously shaking it"

Is Syria slipping out of the grasp of its rulers?

Meet the Shady Dallas Mega-Billionaire Industrialist Pouring Money into Rick Perry's Coffers

Breaking: Ros-Lehtinen Ties U.N. Funds To Palestinian Statehood Vote

Jake receives a gift from home

Multigenerational Homes Surge in U.S.

Cantor's Can't-Do Attitude: No Money for Hurricane Victims?

The Republicans MUST be defeated!

Sacred Economics: Chapter 7, "The Crisis of Civilization"

Cheney's Latest Revelation: My Dog 'Water Bowled' Bush's Dog

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin Has Big Post-Katrina Regrets

Paul B. Farrell: A 20-rule manifesto for New No-Growth Economics

Republicans Against Science

White House blasts Cantor on FEMA spending

Peak oil review - August 27

toon: Your choice

34 points near Fukushima plant exceed radiation standard used for Chernobyl, map shows

Orcas, POPs & Mothers' Milk - 90% Of PCBs "Offloaded" To Young Whales During Nursing - BBC

Wikileaked State Dept. Report - Bangkok Facing Flooding By 2050; Potential Loss Of Rice Farmlands

Climate change concern tumbles in US and China

Are New England's Iconic Maples at Risk?

Death Of A Talking Point? Regulations Actually Create Jobs

Inside the guar gum bubble (oil industry reducing food industry's guar gum supply for fracking)

Pew Center - 2011 TX Drought In Historical Context

Germany Withdrawing Financial Support From Ecuador's Plan To Keep Yasuni Oil Underground

Panda poop may hold key to cellulosic ethanol

World’s First Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Polyurethane Wind Blades

Illinois—UC Berkeley discovery turns seaweed into biofuel in half the time

Budget cuts trigger early end to solar energy credits

Schools in Tokyo ban use of playground sandboxes over radiation fears

While wind energy is variable, it is not completely random and unpredictable

Testing the Water for Bioenergy Crops—Water significant limiting factor in…crops like switchgrass

Novel Alloy Could Produce Hydrogen Fuel from Sunlight

Where Are We Heading?

(Fukushima) Nuclear plant worker dies of acute leukemia

Please send email to National Park Service to Protect Nesting Birds & Sea Turtles in Cape Hattaras

"Garuda Wasp" Discovered On Sulawesi - Males' Jaws So Big They Wrap Around Its Head - Mongabay

Germany importing electricity from France after decision to shut down all nuclear reactors

Experts split on how to decommission Fukushima nuclear plant