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Archives: April 27, 2009

My children, I am your child. You will raise me, and I will raise you.

An official CDC advisory on the Swine Flu associated with travel to affect areas

FYI: Cathy O'Brien is the scheduled guest on C2C tonight.

California Democratic Party Demands House Begin Bybee Impeachment Inquiry

Any reviews on Waiting for Baby Mammoth

Sunday driving in perhaps the reddest county in the nation

My LTTE regarding Torture

Analysis of White House briefing on Swine Flu

From Democratic Party: Send Cheney packing.

If you are interested in rational counter insurgency, you have to watch David Kilcullen.

60 MINUTES, Sunday Nov 4, 1979, "Swine Flu"

Entire school district closed for the week by state health department over flu fears

I've received an invitation to attend a party at the Playboy mansion

Voters in Switzerland Ban Nude Hiking

Torture under the George W. Bush administration: is it a human rights issue?

Isn't it amazing how we find out about things?

US Declares Public Health emergency....

Joan Walsh & David Frum on CNN's Reliable Sources

So today we went to the museum, they had an exhibit on DaVinci

So today we went to the museum, they had an exhibit on DaVinci

"FLU" by Gina Kolata is a great read for more information

MUSERIDER>>>you okay or are you still in a tornado warning

MUSERIDER>>>you okay or are you still in a tornado warning

Will your fax be the one to make Pelosi put single-payer back in play?

Don't be stupid this "mexican flu" is not going to infect you

BBC News Have Your Say: Mexico flu: Your experiences

Just got off the phone with my childhood friend who got a PHD in bioegineering

Anyone else remember the last swine flu scare?

Get this... GOP sought to cut $870M from stimulus for pandemic flue prep...

Swine flu outbreak forces closure of entire school district

Swine Flu's Next Move Impossible To Predict

Stylish Stouts: "Is it possible that the stout woman, poor dear, has at last become stylish?

It's a stormy night in Texas.

Dog Owners, Please Read!! Overheating Danger from drying cages.

I've been away from the 24 hour Corporate News Spew and from DU all weekend!

Swine Flu in Mexico- Timeline of Events +flu link to huge hog farm?

Mimi Kennedy's (PDA) Letter To The NYT Re: Don Siegelman

My letter to David Broder.

More than 100 dead from swine flu outbreak in Mexico / cases rise to 1,614

Global Warming Won — But Keep Fighting, Dammit: Texas Environmentalist

Torture: "It's absolutely necessary [to investigate further]...

Sometimes we learn it first on DU ..... sometimes not

Military embraces green energy

Where's Fearful Dick these days?

Economic Crisis 101...

Germany: Union leader warns of social unrest

Video of banks literally destroying foreclosed homes!

Recession is hitting men the hardest.

100 days: Mr. Obama Overthrows Reagan’s Government-Bad Dogma to Rescue Market

Putin should join bush in the dock at the Hague.

UK steps up alert for swine flu: "Better-prepared than ever before"

Mexican Lawmaker: Factory Farms Are "Breeding Grounds" of Swine Flu Pandemic

Mexican Lawmaker: Factory Farms Are "Breeding Grounds" of Swine Flu Pandemic

Man Dies After Saving Two Boys From Near Drowning

Honorary PETA Director, Bea Arthur Passes On

Iowa man charged with cutting pacemaker from dad's chest

My children, I am your child. You will raise me, and I will raise you.

Thank you Mods

I won't be around much until Thursday or Friday

When you think of the swine flu...

The most important movie you've never seen- now on Youtube.

"Why are left wingers slinging so many personal attacks on all things conservative?"

Just caterpillars and "sitting with your hands held in the air." What torture?

Who advocated specifically that we be unprepared for a flu epidemic?

European Union Health Minister urges Europeans to postpone non essential trips to USA,Mexico

Ever since the announcement of the swine flu discovery in Mexico City,

Today's RW Spaghetti (as flung at the wall in Joey the Scar's hot air emporium):

SC may have swine flu cases

"When warnings become a scare" christian science monitor-2005

It kind of surprises me that FL is so red.

Cognitive dissonance - Confederates honored at annual ceremony

Holder meets with British intelligent officials

Why do Viruses exist?

I just want to state unequivocally that I oppose murder and robbery.

I just want to state unequivocally that I oppose murder and robbery.

On a mission...

That the writ of habeas corpus is suspended in respect to all persons arrested, or who are now

Legal Schnauzer: The Siegelman Case - Why Obama Must Get It Right On Justice Issues

Legal Schnauzer: The Siegelman Case - Why Obama Must Get It Right On Justice Issues

Mass. House to debate 1.25 percent sales tax hike

Swine flu to be discussed on the Diane Rehm show - NOW.

What is a "weakened immune system?"

Does anyone remember the name of the General....

"A desk jockey at the CIA" sez Joe S. but doesn't mention her name.

You can't be sorta kinda against the Death Penalty.

EU warns against travel to US and Mexico

EU warns against travel to US and Mexico

Breaking: State to issue traveler warning for travel to Mexico

We're On To You Fox News

The banks are up to their old habits...

flu stats.. all flus are pandemics

I got the news yesterday - my job is gone after June 30.

I'm sick and tired of this big red white and BLUE dick being jammed up my asshole.

Florida Republicans: Legislation shielding banks from costs of maintaining foreclosed homes

Sessions urged Bush to ignore ‘political factors’ and name far right nominees, now whines ...

Sad, Pathetic, Mean, Vicious, Figure..Torture Issue.

Leahy wants to probe 'chain of command' on torture

Afghan president promises change in marriage law

We are honored 6 straight years.

We are honored 6 straight years.

Let's call it Karl's Flu: that captures both the swine flu

Indiana's Lt. Gov Becky Spillman (R-Of course) guest speaker at hate group fundraiser

Well well well guess what-the young Republican Craigslist guy ........

French news reports 20 dead due to porc flu in USA

japanese media all a-twiiter over swine flu outbreak ...

Did Phillip Markoff target gay men too?

Small Businesses Brace for Tax Battle

In a February 2009 Wall Street Journal column, Rove mocked spending on flu preparedness

Geithner Handed Out 3 No-Bid Contracts To BlackRock (Firm W/Ties To NYFed)

WJ this morning - 100 Day Mark :Grade Congress

Joe Scabrous summary (What I learned today)

Ever post a video at and get a racist comment? makes it difficult to report

Should Obama keep Petraeus and Bernanke on the payroll?

The uber-conspiracy nutjobs have lost their minds, re: swine flu

I'm a bit afraid for a DUer who seems to be in trouble

Multiple Republicans Calling For Selective Release Of Classified Torture Info

Geithner Proposed Treasury Guarantee ALL Debt In Banking System

Iraqi leader: U.S. raid that killed 2 breached accord

If torture works, why don't we bring back the cross-that one even made Jesus bend to our will!

100 day report card

Perry goes after Hutchison on 60 seats issue

CIA “Whistleblower” Told Hastert About Suppression of Harman Wiretap

Montel Williams talking about sending jobs to India with TRAP money now!

Frum’s confused defense of Jane Harman and AIPAC

I'm beginning to feel some optimism about Swine Flu outbreak-- I mean it.

Bailed-out Goldman Budgeting $569,220 per Worker - WTF?

Pew Research Poll: FOX News is too critical of President Obama

Here is one for the conspiracy theorist

Unique Strain: Is the Swine Flu Outbreak a Bio-Terror Attack? (See these 3 items)

The High Fatality Rate of the Swine Flu in Mexico--Due to the Origin or Conditions?

School closings across the country due to suspected/confirmed cases of Swine Flu

Carville: Democrats Will Rule Washington for 40 Years

I am a mole in the Right Wing Noise Machine.

maybe the women of Swat will get rescued after all

maybe the women of Swat will get rescued after all

What benefit does GM get from closing down dealerships?

ALERT: GM Cutting 21,000 Jobs & Pontiac

U.S. Cities Increasing Use of Armed Mercenaries to Replace Police

Company that accidentally sent out bird flu in vaccines to be responsible for swine flu vaccines

Klingenschmitt is now praying for God to strike down Weinstein and Lynn

When Republicans don’t know squat about science, and proud of it

A straight guy says; Congrats Iowa! .... Gays can get married there today

Exceptions Are Proposed to Deadline of Pullout From Iraq Cities

David Sirota Terrific on Radio

Hate radio

Pandemic preparedness & Volcano monitoring ---- Oh, that "tax & spend Democrat party".........

Flashback: Scientists Resurrect Deadly Flu Virus

(Swine flu) Can some of the DU'ers who study molecular biology or recombinomics please explain

saying 'wash your hands frequently' isn't saying enough

Swine Flu Kills The Torture Memos

All schools in Mexico are being closed until at least the 5th of May.

Greenpeace Protesters Scale Crane, Display Giant 600-sq. ft. Banner

Breaking possible quake in Mexico City

Mexico Slammed again: First Narcos, then Swine flu, now likely Earthquake happening now

I have a question on Farms.

RSOE EDIS-Pandemic Monitoring Map

Call your Senators* and demand confirmation of HHS. Republicans holding up this nomination

my congresswoman arrested - donna edwards

Is it possible to get live online video of MSNBC?

I heard from the grapevine that the flu-infested swine that is responsible for the flu virus

6.0 Quake Guerrero, Mexico

Reporter of Bill Nye, Moonbat Story Speaks

Homeless struggle in Atlantic City

Good movement to impeach bybee

CNN: 'Atlas Shrugged' author (Ayn Rand) sees resurgence

Mexico City hit by "large" earthquake - Breaking on MSNBC

Air Force One Photo Opp Triggers Panic in Manhattan

Mexico City is the largest city in the world...

Developments on Swine Flu Worldwide

Were you a little suspicious of the way 21 horses died in Florida?

Saudi women face gyms ban

Speed Camera Slay(Of Operator) Fuels Debate In Arizona

Fox omits Republican role in Sebelius confirmation delay

Against All Enemies

Torture? It probably killed more Americans than 9/11

Just called Mexico City, not that strong of a quake

Update on that 93 yr old who froze to death when electricity shut off - new details

Swine flu casts shadow over economy

Ad Demands DHS Secretary Napolitano's Removal and Apology from Obama

Report: Still Hard Out Here For A Pimp

Report: Still Hard Out Here For A Pimp

Repubs opposed funding for pandemic readiness, huh? The shitheads can't do ANYTHING right!

Widespread Murders Of Iraq Gays by Islamic Militia (Mehdi Army) Condemned By Iraq Freedom Congress

Question ~ Given, secondary pneumonia is primarily responsible for Mexico's Swine Flu deaths ...

Levin Calls for Independent Prosecutor to Investigate Culpability in Detainee Abuse

A side of this flu story our media is ignoring and I am not surprised by this either

Countering Holocaust denials, young, old speak out

Link to rapid updates of flu cases/ locations..

Europeans urged to avoid Mexico and US as swine flu death toll rises

GM accelerates Saturn shutdown to this year

GM accelerates Saturn shutdown to this year

This Spin Is Hilarious

Young People succumbing to flu....?? (added)

The secret plan for what will really happen with Texas

Facebook surfing while sick costs woman job

When is it ever time to panic? I mean, wash your hands, Poll: How would you rate President Obama?

Very interesting flu track world map here.

Immigration court in KC begins a life-changing task

Couldn't we do with Cheney/Rumsfeld/Bush detainees ?


Calling hallucinogenic mushrooms a ‘gift from God' certainly a novel defense

I'm willing to be a witness for the prosecution of the BUSH/CHENEY criminals

Telphone the Darfur 5 to Thank Them for Standing Up for What's Right!!!

Right Wing Terrorism Watch - Man who murdered two deputies hated government, Obama

Shamflu Pharmaceticals offers swine flu vaccine wipes...

Pakistani intelligence believes Osama bin Laden is dead, "but there is no evidence"

Lone Nut Microbiologists....

The Rude Pundit - In Brief: How to Have Fun with the Coming Pandemic

Oh, how sweet... Christian Rightist prays for deaths for heads of 2 Church/State separation groups

Freeperville and Hannitown are flipping out over Iowa issuing same-sex marriage licenses.

Here's a video of Air Force One "photo op" training mission over New York City

mexico considers shutdown

'Dallas DNA' documentary series follows exonerees

Disrupted lives of those arrested during RNC in St. Paul

Where are federal stimulus monies being spent in NYC?

I Can Predict Disasters!

"Of U.S. swine flu patients only one needed hospital treatment...none...were seriously ill..."

WHO alert level so you have a frame of reference if they raise it

We have the best and most sophisticated medical system in the world

If I ever get into trouble I want this guys lawyer

Limbaugh, Beck and Swine Flu

Swiss ban nude hiking

So if a person doesn't feel well...

CDC- Q&A on Swine Flu

There is No Excuse For The Evil Use of Torture.

DNI Blair: NSA didn't tap Harman (the DOJ did?)

Randi Rhodes to be on XM 165, starting on May 11th

Swine Flu: Stay away from Disneyland on Thursday

CNBC Talking Heads say Hysteria over Swine Flu could bring Profits to Traders

CNN: The person who shook Obama's hand in Mexico died from swine flu the next day

GOP Stripped Flu Pandemic Preparedness From Stimulus

Gentlemen don't give orders for people to be tortured.

Brainless bureaucrats fly back up to AF 1 over NY, no one shares AF1 flight plans with the public

What the hell is wrong with John McCain? Does he have a split personality or something?

"Young Republican Killer" Phillip Markoff Trolled CraigsList For Men & Transsexuals

Spread this far and wide: Repubs stripped pandemic flu preparedness from Stimulus

DCCC targets Bachmann with new website

Readying between the lines

David Horiwitz is a nut....

CIA Torture Began In Afghanistan Eight Months before Justice Department Approval

James T. Kirk blames Khan for swine flu!

Tell the GOP: We need an HHS Secretary now. Please sign the SEIU Petition

Do they know something about this flu that we don't?

Do they know something about this flu that we don't?

GOP Base Opposes Progress

Gallup: Majority support investigation of Bush administration’s interrogation tactics.

That's some catch that Catch-22

"Scarborough: ‘Rational fear’ justifies torture" LINK

Terror! Terror! Terror! Swine Flu! Low-Flying Aircraft Over NYC!

Susan Collins' Web Site Still Brags About Stripping Pandemic Funds


Swine flu gives Republicans another excuse to act like racist assholes

Baxter wants to develop swine flu vaccine; accidentally mixed bird flu with human flu in vaccines

Tweety - Obama and Swine flu versus Bush and Katrina

Look for Calls to Close the Southern Border

Senator Kit Bond, ranking Republican on the Senate Intelligence Committee, Said What?

Kit Bond is on Tweety's.. I wish Sheldon Whitehouse wasn't such

Calderón gives Mexican health officials power to forcibly quarantine.

US Swine Flue Cases show Ethnic Trends

William Pfaff : hang the torturers !

William Pfaff : hang the torturers !

Providence College blocks speech by ex-congressman (Tom Tancredo)

How does the swine flu compare to the regular flu?

Richardson, TX: Elem. school closes (1 swine case, 2 possible)

I need some serious guidance here, folks.

Pontiac or Chevy?

Pontiac or Chevy?

Israel renames unkosher swine flu

Rep. Hoekstra: Obama releasing torture memos embolden countries like Iraq to prosecute US soldiers

2000 new torture photos? Not as bad as Abu Ghraib photos? What happened to the videos?

91 protesters arrested at White House

Piggy Sicky shuts down Dallas area school

"Thanks for that great reporting, Tom."

WTH? South Carolina principal uses paddle to discipline students

Freaking out about the flu...

The Republican Shrinkage Problem - 21% identify as Republicans

Rick Perry is an Idiot

Five US lawmakers arrested during Darfur protests

How about this for revenue enhancement/deficit cutting/ paying for healthcare etc.

Some Sort Of Emergency Situation At WORLD FINANCIAL CTR??? LOW FLYING PLANE???

Regarding the flyovers, maybe the pentagon thought most people are decent human beings who

Former political aide to Sen. Lindsey Graham fined for theft

We can't do nothing about the borders because all our

If GW Bush was President we would all be sure that Level 4 was

Sydney’s blackouts: another sign of decaying infrastructure

Palin's pick for Attorney General defended statue of a KKK figure as an expression of free speech

Yes we can

Anyone else here get a Swine Flu vaccine the last time around? In the late 70's?

Anyone else here get a Swine Flu vaccine the last time around? In the late 70's?

Get a grip for gawd's sakes.....

The Future of the Chicago Tribune

Call the Darfur 5, and Thank Them for Standing Up for What's Right!!!

US and Cuban diplomats meet again

Swine flu....

Racist RWers Talk About Obama's "Banana Republic" Because We All Know What Monkeys Like To Eat

Conservative Wendy Wright-Flu Pandemic Political to push Sebelius Through

I'm not crazy, the people who think they can FORCE people what to think, say or do are crazy.

FOX crawl line: "Doctor says Universal Care would make swine flu more expensive"

Reporting on swine flu, Fox omits GOP role in delaying HHS Sec. confirmation

Good one from the Texas Democrats: Rick Perry voted "Most Likely to Secede"

Swine Flu Outbreak Revives Controversy Over Stimulus Funds & Sen. Susan Collins

So, an American company running a pig farm in Mexico, residents were complaining for months...

Vitamin D hope in prostate cancer -- April 26, 2009, BBC News - x

Okla. governor intervenes in Flaming Lips flap

help wanted?

If Cheney believes he can PROVE "torture saved us"-why does he OPPOSE a full investigation?

Excuse me, but why in the name of all that is holy, is advertised on DU?

Can someone please help me debunk this bullshit about Margaret Sanger being a racist and eugenicist?

Swine flu now? Is there anything else that Obama will have to deal with?

Durbin: Fitzgerald will stay as prosecutor

GOP Congressman says Texas should divide into 5 states

Virginia-based Smithfield Food Pig Ranch in Mexico: Filthy:

Monday PUSHBACK Thread.

Arbitration Fairness Act

I do not advocate torture, the ends do not justify the means, but...

National public health emergency is declared for Swine flu--County testing Temecula area nose and th

Can we get a meeting of all the democratic "talkers"

Utah County Republicans reject 'Satanic' resolution

RedState editor: Obama is trying to goad terrorists into attacking the United States ASAP.

More Atheists Shout It From the Rooftops

Has SWINE FLU replaced TORTURE on the news?

Notre Dame escapes embarrassment of giving prestigious medal to

Fox won't show Obama press conference

Iceland lesbian PM wins sweeping victory

"Anarcho Capitalists" Backed by $25 Billion Corporate Giant The Far Right's Plot to Capture N H

Plan to monitor all internet use {in UK} (BBC)

kit bond is out of his fucking mind...'now that we can't torture, how will Obama keep us safe?'

The missing sunspots: Is this the big chill?

"Karzai backs down over ‘abhorrent’ marital rape law" (Margaret Atwood novel as social experiment)

Big Ed: "More people believe in ghosts than in the Republican Party"

Would you contribute to Sarah Palin's defense fund?

Since it is now known that the

'Atlas Shrugged' author sees resurgence (CNN) {Ayn Rand -- ick!}

GM to seek another shared Toyota model to replace Vibe

Scarborough: ‘Rational fear’ justifies torture

GOP Know-Nothings Fought Pandemic Preparedness

Ontario man claims dying wife stranded in Mexico over unfounded swine flu fears


So, because I didn't have enough health problems....Let's hear it for borderline diabetes!!!

Whoever decided to keep secret an 747 flyover is this weeks "America's Biggest Dumbfuck"

Monday TOONS, Part 2 Flu

Jeff Stein and the Jane Harman Story: Why Just Now?

should credit scoring be banned?

Confirmed swine flu deaths in Mexico = twenty.

Are you a DU addict and/or internet junky?

Are you a DU addict and/or internet junky?

BBC: Iraqi gay men face 'lives of hell'

BBC: Iraqi gay men face 'lives of hell'

Gregg compares use of budget reconciliation to ‘embracing’ Hugo Chavez’s ‘politics.’

Texas Gov. Rick Perry takes Washington money - when it's for his campaign

Oh good lord...our local NBC news anchor was flailing and shrieking over the fucking flu.

about grocery prices

Ways Retailers Give You Less Product for Same Price

ALL CALIFORNIA DEMS: Please VOTE on May 19. Clear Channel has declared war on Unions.

After 8 years of king george and 30 years of neocon rule,

Got this in a mail today

AF-2 Flying over Jersey/Manhattan is TORTURE! Check out Eyewitness to Flight

Swine flu-An Al Quaida Plot

Is swine flu a red herring to get peoples' attention away from the torture info releases?

Did Obama cleverly pick up pig flu in Mexico and expose Chavez to it during handshake?

If this flu doesn't develop into a killer epidemic, it will be because

Scientists Create Fluorescent Puppy

Florida Senate approves religious license plates

Why conservatives cannot admit the existence of pandemics

Viet Nam vets, I had a dream last night. It was terrifying.

I have a serious question to DU'ers

I’ve cut those who rationalize torture, war crimes and murder out of my life

Treasury Officials Used Copy Of Financial Industry's Template To Draft Bailout Bill

You can't cure stupid

GOP is filibustering the confirmation of the Secretary of HHS in the midst of swine flu preparations

Activists Serve Blackwater With 'Statement of Foreclosure for Moral Bankruptcy'

A Weekend Immune System

Government's Terror Plane Forces Evacuations All Over Financial District, Jersey City

Card Check Is Dead: Some Democrats only care about labor's money.

Monday Torture toons

MSNBC is going high-def

White House Apologizes for Air Force Flyover

Minnesota Voters To Pawlenty - Seat Franken

oh fuck. Police: Man made child help as he cut up body (her mother who he murdered)

Latest Right Wing Talking Points about the Flu.

Philip Giraldi: "Some Might Call It Treason" (Jane Harmon & AIPAC Spy Case)

Glen Greenwald takes on David Broder and the other corp media APOLOGISTS and ENABLERS for torture.

Troubling News about John Gideon, Electronic Voting Reform Activist from VotersUnite

How Republicans were systematically converted to Nazism.

I found out I'm a Canadian today!

Obama Puts Gun-Control Issue on Back Burner

The mansion of mystery and malice (long read but worth it)

Note: The "Swine Flu" has not been found in ANY Swine

RW commentary - if anything bad ever happens again it will be due to lack of torture

Toon: Time wounds all Heels

The Internagtional Criminal Court and A Rogue Empire

Where Everybody Knows Your Name

Where Everybody Knows Your Name

George W. Bush Thinks the Bush-Era Torture Should Be Investigated

Monday TOONS, Part 3 credit sharks

Pelosi knew about interrogations early on.

Hillary Clinton admits US funding of Mujahideen

Headline in Conway Daily Sun: Worried gun owners stock up. Fear is Obama will take weapons away

From 2002: "Less grass, more roots". From the new CEO of the DLC.

How terrified of the swine flu are you?

A Question That Needs To Be Asked Again & Again - Are Our Representatives Being BLACKMAILED?

Free Speech TV just lost me forever. 2 hour infomercial for quack cancer treatment

Credit Agencies and CC co's should be sued en masse.

Will M$NBC quit trotting Michelle Bernard out there as an "independent"??

What's my political "label"?

My morning newspaper presented an interesting front page photo to consider.

Un. Effing. Believable. I am actually stunned...

Florida's Republican State Legislators - Oh teh Crazy Part Deux!!

Glenn Beck: A Savvy Fraud Who Knows Just How to Please His Audience of Conservative Suckers

Is there a low-IQ requirement to be a reporter? I was watching

Torture Is Foreplay for War

Poor Neighborhoods, Untested Teachers

There's been no change in the US occupation of Iraq

Glenn Beck responsible for deaths of two cops in Okaloosa County

Krugman: "no reason to believe wizards of Wall Street contribute anything to society"

Oil lobbyist in Florida: "The stars and the moon have lined up for us. Timing is everything."

Google Earth tracks spread of confirmed infections

A person uses one inappropriate word. Was the person trying to express an inappropriate idea?

Were They Taking Pictures of Panic, Air Force One, The F-16's or Scenery?

Overflowing toilet leads to child neglect case (single mom was working to provide 4 them)

Many Conservatives Don't Think Colbert is Joking

World Health Organization says there are 40 confirmed US cases of Swine flu. No deaths.

WHO raises their alert level from 3 to 4

Author tells women to marry early lest they lose "market value"

Necroconservative Social Disorder

Push to drill 3 to 10 miles off Florida's shore being done by oil and gas lobbyists...

Has anybody gotten a robo-call from tea-party advocates?

I hate the name "swine flu", I'm calling it "Oink Fatale" instead.

Anyone know where to watch ESPN online?

"Can't stop the Boogie Man!"


Still the Worlds Greatest R and R band

Would you want your ashes flushed down the toilet Patton used?

Have you tried the Kentucky Grilled Chicken yet?

This Flu Scare is Torture


Come on baby lets get out of this town, I got a full tank of gas with the top rolled down

OMG the dirty pigs are going to give me the flu of death! NOOOOOOOOOO!

Java Lounge

It's warm and I'm getting a hankering for the DQ midnight truffle dessert

My favorite Cobain song is a Velvet Undergound cover of "Here She Comes Now"

What are your thoughts on part of your neighbors' tree falling in your yard?

Twitter spelled phonetically

"Brass Bonanza" - The Hartford Whalers

Swine Flu! Fresh Swine Flu! Getcher Red Hot Swine Flu...

Anyone here never seen The Kentucky Fried Movie?

I've received an invitation to attend a party at the Playboy mansion

I LOVE Cagney and Lacey!!!!

Stepford Wives vs. The Fembots... Who wins?

What the hell is wrong with you tonight

What's wrong with you...

Live Streaming Eagle and chicks -

It used to be so easy living here

Ellsbury steals home on Pettitte

$240K ---- Check out the rec room on THIS HOUSE!!!

Swine flu updates from Science Blogs

Help Help I'm Being Repressed!

Woot! I just finished downloading all 3.6GBs of yellow Dog Linux for my PS3

Looks like I passed 10,000 posts recently!

I'm running a bit of a fever, I am practically spouting greenish phlegm from my throat and nose, my

Apparently there's no rule stating you have to post LBN in English

Baseball fans, watch your highlight reels tonight.

Just got back from the Ifest here in Houston, the country was Ireland, it was great.

An important cross-post for you to consider

coconut rum

Wanda Jackson.

Sturgeon Cam?

Google commemorates Samuel Morse's birthday

Monday morning wisdom from Lester Bernham

Utah Townhouse filled with 70,000 empty beer cans

In these hard times we can ride it out together

In case you didn't know this, Humanity is doomed

What does M-65, M-66, M-57, M-44 M-13 and Omega Centari have in common?

Reagan was satan, and the GOP are his followers.

It is my manifest destiny to take over the Lounge, no matter how many natives I must slay

Want to see some Medical students with WAY too much time on their hands?

Pictures.... of common viruses


Mel Gibson said his wife can't go to heaven? Unbelievable.

My next lifetime I am coming back as a well cared for domestic cat


Writers (published or not): What's your biggest "I could do better than THAT" moment?

Wanna hear some GOOD employment news?

It seems today has a theme already...


Give me a non-political/ non-porno website I can start looking at in my spare time.

Still sick. Still miserable. Need pity please.

My coworker was coughing, sneezing, and puked at his desk....

For those of you who would like some sanity in the lounge after the last couple of days

Squirrels In The Mood

New York Times is so fucking stupid ...


James River rapids + styrofoam lounge chair+ snow shovel paddle = FAIL

Good morning Lounge

Leonard Cohen. Yeeha!

111 days...

*** I have a 6-link Power Chain in my mouth!!!! ***

Oh, Squee! Chipotle is opening a restaurant in Rochester, NY

Two arms! Two arms!

This pig flu scare gives me an excuse to go out in public in my ninja costume.

I need to do more YouTube vids

I want to to start a sex thread that never gets fucked.

I'm back from Mexico (hopefully sans flu!) A few pics...

What is your favorite disney song?

Screw the self-appointed "Handicap Tag" police

So I finally watched "the Wrestler' yesterday and this is all I have to say about this...

What's a good DIY house fix-it book?

I don't feel so good.

Anyone heard anything from Texaslady

Family Guy is seriously messed up

You needn't do anything to receive G-d's grace

You're Beautiful.

Censorship: Okay if it is the good guys who are doing it?

UPDATE: Sex-Doll Threesome Man Gets Off

Why have they redesigned the back of the penny?

Natinals to play World Champ Phillies - in Philly - at 7:05pm EST.

Weird idea for today: Start a Twitter Scavenger Hunt

I just thought this super cool, Adam Lambert fans. Us "rednecks" LOVE him! With data...

Gawd, I need some talking down. Freepers wear me out.

We need some more interesting conspiracy theories than the

Things are desperate here at my office.

The Ultimate Truth Of The Universe

Hey BeachBaby - did you get the new PeanutButter Tastykakes?

what is the current american idol cycle?

How come when people hear voices that aren't really there, the voices are always

Fainting Question...I'm wearing Latex over Oil and it's peeling...What is the Best Sollution?

I need to copy some files from my computer to free up some

For those who remember....

I want to start a thread that gets fucked sideways

I want to start a thread that doesn't weep over the breakfast tray when i leave in the morning and

Painting Question...We got a house w Latex over Oil and it's peeling...What is the Best Sollution?

Halvah: Love it or leave it?

holy shit, check out these DISGUSTING pictures of cats eating birds

I'm pretty sure Napoleon Dynamite is a better milk judge than me.

Swine Flu Tip #1: Don't do this...

I haven't heard any peepers this spring.

Bad news BeachBaby...No more Firebirds soon...

*Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook*

I know this will disappoint some of you but nude hiking in Alps has been banned

VIDEO - Alan Rickman and Eddie Izzard on the same stage!

photobucket dump

Telphone the Darfur 5 to Thank Them for Standing Up for What's Right!!!

zOMG!!11!!! SacredCow was in Mexico for THREE DAYS!!!

I have had so many peoples hands in my mouth today

Excuse me a moment.

*COUGH!* *COUGH!!* *Sniffle* AHHHCHOO!!!!

This made me think of datasuspect

I got yelled at for being left-handed today

Joke for the day- be careful how you phrase things! :)

Shamflu Pharmaceticals offers swine flu vaccine wipes...

is God telling Republicans something?

Odd pictures.

Congratulations to TZ on 30,000 posts!

How I'm positive new car sales are terrible.

Anybody want to attend this meeting in my place tonight?

Kute kitty pictures!

Anybody else familiar with this artist???

update on the apple/Oreo dilemma

I love Judge Judy, even more since she's come out for marriage equality

I hate when I catch students cheating

Since when does "chance of showers" warrant this icon?

I want to create a thread that never gets locked.

Guess where I just got back from?

Are narwhal threads still funny?


Totally zombie mesmerized by iTunes visualizer

The most exciting word processing poll you'll ever participate in

How is your garden growing?

It is currently 94 degrees in my office

Has anyone cooked with ramps?

Andrew Jackson.

It's that time again: Democratic Underground is looking for new meteors

YouTube: "Britney Spears has a wardrobe apocalypse"

Im not going to dump on Texas because Im about to move there but I have to point out the irony...


If you like Spinach you will LOVE this recipe!!!!!

How can this scene NOT drive you to tears?

So when it comes to apartment living, what's worse?

It's that time again: Democratic Underground is looking for new moderates

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Mon 4/27/2009)

Yellow Dog Linux is in the midst of installing...

This website pleases me.

Hey Yankees fans..hows it feel to have a worse team ERA than the Nats?

OK - Finally saw "Magnolia" last week. WTF are the frogs supposed to mean?

I just ate an apple. Will it cure my jones for Oreos?

It's April 27th, we had a frost last week, it's 6:15 pm and it's 85 degrees.

Was Life on Mars (UK) intended to run for only two seasons (16 eps)

If you have an Afghan Hound

Who else thinks poor EarlG is doing a face palm right now

lol, go to and enter the Contra/Konami code


What movie changed your life, at least a little? How?

Just finished with my second call back interview.

Quick, quick, before sniffa becomes a mod. GO TO HIS BLOG!!!!

When did 5lb bags of sugar turn into 4lb bags?

Why does Democratic Underground need new refrigerators?

Democratic Underground is looking for new modifiers hopefully.

It's always something!!! The beagle has kennel cough.

Black Tar Heroin: The Dark End of the Street

I have completely solved the singing along with the radio, CD problem in the car.

Houston storms are scary...

Anybody seen "The Notebook"?

Anybody seen "The Notebook"?

If you don't wanna be depressed AND horrified, don't see "City of life and death" if it comes out

I just crashed Photoshop while 'goatse'ing the new Florida Jesus License Plate

Yesterday I became an old person, as I went to the park wearing shorts with black shoes and socks

I know, I know. Get a Mac. But read on, please!

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 4/27/09 (warning: graphic language; NSFW)

Do you get easily frustrated?

B-52's Kate Pierson is 61. Ace Frehley is 58. Sheena Easton is 50 today

Why does my cat do this?

"The band is about the music"...that's why it took a lawsuit for them to do the right thing.

Pot Is Illegal But Water-Boarding Is Up For Debate

Good Girls: Do or Don't?

Wish me luck; it's Moment of Truth time

Those of you who have read/seen 'Watchmen'...can you identify with Rorschach?

The Florida "dead blue Jesus" license plate needs personalized tags

The Florida "dead blue Jesus" license plate needs personalized tags

.... .- .--. .--. -.-- / -... .. .-. - .... -.. .- -.--

Mother Abigail or Randall Flagg

I don't care for pot, I'll never smoke it

Heidi!! I'm sorry for this horrible development:

Jasmine, the Mother Theresa Greyhound (get your hankies~Sweetest Rescue Dog story)

My future tennis player/blue eyed beauty!

oh, sh!^

I am *this close* to dumping a drum of Agent Orange on my lawn

Are you happily married to a Repub or Libertarian?

I haz mad skillz in big trucks!

It's that time again: Democratic Underground is looking for new matadors

So what are you going to buy at the grocery store in case you're stuck inside

What did you learn in elementary school that you thought was cool.

Post Three Tracks From One of Your Favorite Albums

Could I get some good Lounge vibes for KitchenWitch,

New York Times' damning look at Timothy Geithner

I have the keys to my new apartment.

Why does Facebook make you use your real name?

Rollerblading - just started - when do the blisters go away?

New artwork

How many folks in DU land are left handed?

***Happy Dance***

It's that time again: Democratic Underground is looking for new moderators

SWINE FLU PANDEMIC: Another THREAT for Barack to foil within 1st 100 days

The President calls for global effort to prohibit, investigate, and prosecute all acts of torture.

Bush's Lingering "Terrorist" Blacklist

Republican base doubles down on fanaticism

Obama's presidential style is a work in progress

Pardon or prosecute - Bruce Fein

What political risk is there if the President pushes for EFCA?

(self delete)

Obama Administration plans informal meetings with Cuba

Steady in Tough Times

Forgive me Rush, For I Have Sinned

Please tell Zogby what you think of this reprehensible push poll.

Obama talking at National Academy of Sciences..

Give President Obama an A in MSN's poll

Official White House photographer gets inside view

Breaking: Five U.S Reps. Arrested in Sudanese Embassy-DC: Lewis, Edwards, McGovern, Woolsey, Ellison

Push Conservative Dems to Pass Obama's Energy Bill: link

GOP Meddling cut out PANDEMIC Flu FUNDING from STIMULUS! (additional info!)

"Harry, what's John up to? It sounds crazy."

Right-wingers, including some war veterans, are killing gypsies out of hatred in Hungary

So, whatever happened to that 'Budget' the GOP trotted out?

The Nation Can Not "Move On" past the Crimes of Torture until Justice is Served

Celeb visits to Obama White House are a "striking contrast" from that of his predecessors

I am sick of this 100 day grading thing already ..

ABC News: "POTUS Loses at Golf"

F*** CNN. Headline now: "Bipartisanship didn't last long in Obama's first 100 days" n/t

Condoleezza Rice approved 'torture' techniques

WH Briefing: Gibbs, why don't you tell these WH reporters swine flu has a 24/48 hour incubation, so

Why is the MSM so stupid? They keep on asking Gibbs if Obama has Symptoms of Swine Flu?

At These Dinners, Candor Is The Entree

Secretary Napolitano is doing a good job; she is handling the MSM well, too

Five Members Of Congress Arrested Protesting Outside Sudanese Embassy (VIDEO)

Nora O'Donnel on MSNBC announced that she would be discussing the GOP stripping the Stimulus of.....

Dear GOP: If there is funding for Killer Bees, Bird Flu, Tsunamis, or Alien Invasions....

A very important question left out of all polls about torture

Shortage of Doctors Proves Obstacle to President Obama's Goals

Obama Official: Conservative House Democrats Are 'The Bad Guys'

I can't believe that someone would be that stupid! - AF1 & NYC

PHOTOS Bo's hanging out with a Horticulturist. Seriously.

Crist Nears a Senate Decision

The NYT profile on Geithner is kind of depressing

Times/CBS News Poll: Obama is a Different Kind of Politician

The Greatest Danger to Americans...republicans.

The Republicans need to understand what bipartisanship means in the Age of Obama.

New Republic co-editor William Galston on torture investigation

I don't think Gibbs likes Chuckles Todd

The Director of the White House Military Office just apologized for NYC plane incident

AP: 'Most families allow media to cover fallen soldiers'

Fox rejects Obama's request for airtime

No Way! Study: Many Conservatives Don't Think Colbert is Joking

President Obama Developing "Baby Colleges" to combat poverty

Stupid Repug of the Day: Collins, Pandemic Prep & the Stimulus

Next up, polls to show that some Americans are complicit in accepting torture?

And the Swine Flu is yet another reason I'm enormously relieved that Obama is president

Breaking--> 5 US reps arrested - Including John Lewis

Some Administration tax proposals are misguided and will hurt small businesses

Study: Media give Obama more and better coverage than predecessors

NYT: An Indiana Town Appreciates Obama, and That Stimulus Cash, Too

Time to stop the rumors -Why Biden cancelled his GMA appearance - h

"Number One," he said. "That's what I'm talking about."

CNN's John King: the NEXT 100 days will be crucial for Obama

What color is the sky in RW Land?

What to Make of the Ironic Mr. Obama

Isn't it great we don't have the Administration telling us to go shopping

Republican Party and its upcoming Civil War

CBS/NYTIMES Poll: President Obama has a 68% Approval Rating!!

Water board Kit Bond

Poll Suggests Obama’s Term Is Altering Views on Race

It's time for the Obama Adm. to remind Fox that White House press credentials are a privilege

REPORT: Only 13% of FauxNews coverage of Obama has been favorable.

NYPD Directed Not to divulge Information About Low-Flying Plane Over Staten Island and Harbor

CA-Gov: Brown Leads Primary Field

i posted this in the Atheists and Agnostics Group

Suckling Pig!

excuse me, do you know where the time masheen is?

Let It Out

American Conservative Institute ranks Republican efforts during Administration's' first 100 Days

FOX manipulates video to attack Obama

If John McCain was President, how would he handle all the things Pres. Obama is dealing with now?

FOX says NO to Wednesday Press Conference

Holy cow!

your posts offend G-d

Before you guys get worked up about FOX not covering Obama, I seem to recall ABC, FOX and NBC. . .

PHOTOS The President and the NCAA champs

First Read discusses weakness of the GOP: "It's Stunning."

Hmmm...why the media silence on Repub. Tedisco's loss in NY-20? It's Steele's first loss...

Obama, Cantor let sparks fly

McCain: Bybee Violated The Law, But It Was Just ‘Very Bad Advice’

A Modest Suggestion: Offer Immunity To Everyone.

That's me at the helm, with Pops and Bro

Republicans stripped $900 million in pandemic preparedness funds from the stimulus bill.

Senior prosecutor for war crimes in Bosnia: Why We Must Prosecute

POTUS: The Practice of Faith Aided by Science

It's that time again: Democratic Underground is looking for new moderators

Obama Should Pardon Bush (Read, *Then* Flame Me)

Holder Close to Making Decision on Gitmo Detainees

G20 stimulus spending on track, says IMF

Swine flu fears close schools in NY, Texas, Calif.

World Bank, IMF: Crisis becoming 'human calamity'

Leahy wants to probe 'chain of command' on torture

UAW reaches deal with Chrysler, Fiat, Obama administration

CIA ‘Whistleblower’ Told Hastert About Suppression of Harman Wiretap

L'alerte s'étend au monde entier

What Happened to the Ban on Assault Weapons?

French news reports 20 dead due to porc flu in USA

U.S. Plans Informal Meetings With Cuba

Worldwide alert sa killer ‘swine flu’

CDC Readies Vaccine in Case of Swine Flu Pandemic0

Police in riot gear subdue U of M crowd

Sri Lanka to Halt Heavy-Weapon Attacks on Rebels

Pakistan Taleban talks 'halted'

Study Says Warming Poses Peril to Asia

White House: Obama Updated Regularly, Despite Golf Outing (Fox News)

Taliban say seize 10 police in north Afghan raid

"Swine flu" name is wrong -world animal health body (should be called "North American influenza")

Iraq Resists Pleas by U.S. to Placate Baath Party

TCS to move staff back to India (TATA)

Mexico to Get $205 Million in World Bank Aid to Fight Swine Flu

Taliban agrees to release Polish geologist's dead body

Reporter of Bill Nye, Moonbat Story Speaks

Israeli official: Swine flu name offensive (wants "Mexican Flu")

747, F-16s fly over lower NYC causing scare (federal government exercise)

Priest, wife hacked to death in Indonesia: police

Biden tours Chicago (former Republic Windows and Doors) factory

Torture Debate Follows Holder To Europe

Schoolteacher Charged With Rape

NLRB Backs Union in AT&T Fight

Flu fear closes school near Sacramento

U.S. lawmakers arrested in Darfur protest at Sudan embassy

Newberry school closes over Swine Flu concerns

Zardari says Pakistan's nuclear weapons are safe

US Official: Harman wasn't monitored by NSA

CIA “Whistleblower” Told Hastert About Suppression of Harman Wiretap

White House could release more memos on treatment of detainees

BREAKING NEWS: NY official says city has 20 more swine flu cases, additional 17 probable cases

Taliban terrorise metropolis near tribal badlands

Clinton fait l’éloge de la révolution du Cèdre et de la modération.

CAW ratifies Chrysler deal

U.S. set to issue travel warning to Mexico

Possible earthquake in Mexico

President Obama to name Goosby as US global AIDS coordinator

World animal health body says swine flu wrong name

Rep. Ellison arrested during Darfur protest

Woolsey arrested at D.C. protest

Judge: Bruno's must honor labor contract

Saudi prince says Taliban leader could be U.S. ally

Lawmakers Introduce H1-B Visa Reform Bill

Former Liberty University Professor Facing Sex Charges

Security problems uncovered at US bases in Iraq

Jury to deliberate in Liberty City 6 terror retrial (FBI's 3rd attempt to steamroll guys)

Spanish capture 'Somali pirates'

Workmen in Poland find hidden Auschwitz letter

Swiss canton bans nude hiking

Cuba to limit Mexico flights amid swine flu fears

GM to cut 21,000 US factory jobs, shed Pontiac

WHO raises alert level over swine flu

Timken To Cut 4,000 Jobs

Raw alfalfa sprouts linked to new salmonella outbreak

Fed study puts ideal US interest rate at -5%

Maersk Alabama Crew Member Files Lawsuit Against Employer for Failing to Protect Him from Pirates

GOP to CIA: Release interrogation briefing records

Mexico: Suspected swine flu deaths climb to 149


U.S. swine flu cases climb to 40

(Ron) Carey stepping down as (Minnesota) GOP Party Chair

Rove mocked spending on flu preparedness

Most families allow media to cover fallen soldiers

5 charged in 'nightmare' $70M mortgage scheme (more Ponzi fun)

Krystian Zimerman's shocking Disney Hall debut

Ex-envoy (U.S. ambassador to the Vatican) rejects Notre Dame award over Obama flap

MMA pirate fighter Shane Murphy injured in car accident

FAA says low-flying plane over Staten Island is 'pre-planned' flight to take photos

2 US lawmakers, others arrested at Darfur protest

Obama vows investment in science

Yahoo to hire 150 in India

GE unveils breakthrough micro-holographic disc that will have capacity of 100 DVDs

7 NASCAR Fans Injured by Debris at Talladega

Pakistani leader: Bin Laden 'may be dead' _ or not

Fox Won't Bump Sweeps Programming for Prime-Time Obama

John King at it again. He shows Obama's disapproval at 27% (compared to Bush's 29% & Clinton's 37%)

Salazar Moves to Withdraw 11th Hour Mountaintop Coal Mining Rule-Restores Protections

Shortage of Doctors Proves Obstacle to Obama Goals

Lawrence Wilkerson: Disbar The Bush Lawyers And Get A Special Prosecutor For The Rest

Iowa judge waives 3-day waiting period, allowing gay couples to marry immediately

Onetime necessities aren't necessary these days

Austrian Holocaust denier sentenced to five years in jail

Oil falls over 2 percent on flu fears

Grippe porcine : l'état d'urgence sanitaire déclaré aux Etats-Unis

It's that time again: Democratic Underground is looking for new moderators

US offshores 22,000 green jobs to India

White House apologizes for Obama plane's NY flyover

Hard Times-we believe ...we should ride out these hard times... together! (00:16)

Swine Flu And Secession By Gov. Rick Perry

Rosie sings the theme from "Maude" to Bea Arthur

Maine legislative hearing on same-sex marriage

Eric Cantor Blames the Media for the Public Perception that the GOP are Obstructionists (4:18)

Highlights from the PARTY OF NO

Mexico City at a Near Standstill - CBS Early Morning Report

American Gun Culture Report Introduction

"Wannabe?" Music Video by Vyan - NSFW Version

Hoekstra-R: Democrats Should Have Broken Secrecy On Interrogation Concerns

John Meacham makes sense, squashes Peg Noonan on Fareed's GPS

The Daily Left - Leahy Wants Torture Chain Probed

Funniest 'gathering storm' parody yet

Talk About Torture

*YES!* Bill Kristol says 'bring it on' (1:46)

Listen To Buck, Use your Nukes

'GOP Is Extinct' - Steve Schmidt, Fmr McCain Campaign Manager

Vice President Joe Biden Interviewed on 60 Minutes

Young Turks: Republican Goofball Asks Dumb Global Warming Question

GINGRICH: I -- I -- I think it's -- I can't tell you.

Christopher Hitchens CSPAN interview, on torture, terrorism, and more.

Nobel Prize winner Joseph Stiglitz critiques Obama's stimulus package

National Geographic-HD-Earth Investigated Ancient Mariners

DNC TV Ad: "Foundation for Change"

Faux & Fiends p*ssing their pants about criminal investigation of torture, spinning wildly

John McCain admits US under George Bush violated the Geneva Convention

Intern Killer Joe: We live in a bubble and rational fear justifies taking a chance on torture

MOST important Rachel Maddow EVER. Explains Military, CIA, torture programs. MUST SEE

Young Turks: Will Sean Hannity Go Through With Being Waterboarded??

Victims of Gun Violence Meet in Brockton

TYT: Barney Frank NAILS Republican Hypocrisy

Break Room Live's 8 Tips To Avoid Swine Flu.

Air Force One & Military Jet Flies Over Lower Manhattan, Scaring New Yorkers!(4/27/09)

Green shoots will not mean healthy roots

Dick Cheney Endorses the ShamWow for Waterboarding

Nicholas D. Kristof: Time to Come Clean

And the Pursuit of Happiness

Swine Flu, GOP Panic, Flip Flop

Roche Introduces Program to Facilitate Corporate Pandemic Stockpiling of Tamiflu(R)

Joe Conason: Torture and truthiness

Money for Nothing - Krugman on the Results of the Banker Bailout

Confirmed cases of swine flu on the rise, U.S. begins screening travelers at borders

The Surprising Satisfactions of a Home Funeral

Mexican Lawmaker: Factory Farms Are "Breeding Grounds" of Swine Flu Pandemic

A Gift for y'all.

Rabid with Debt

Poor Call-Center Service Angers Indians, Too

Waterboard Sean Hannity for Charity

Honoring Jesus in Florida, the Wing Nut Way

(Congressman Paul) Ryan shines as GOP seeks vision

Try Some Quid Pro Nil

Arab Sheikh (UAE) caught on video torturing a farmer

Wide Open to Pandemic?

"New swine flu feared to be weaponized strain" (4-27-09 Online Journal)

Obama's Secret Plan

David Sirota: Welcome to this era when populism is popular

The Problem With a Special Prosecutor

Michael Isikoff: How Ali Soufan, an FBI agent, got Abu Zubaydah to talk without torture.

Flu Update

Swine flu spreads to UK and is suspected in Brazil, Australia, New Zealand; death toll rises

Innocent People Suffering at the Hands of the Judicial System, & It Could Happen to You

Jenny McCarthy, bringer of the Apocalypse

Why We Must Prosecute: Torture Is a Breach Of International Law (Mark McKeon)

Innocent People Suffering at the Hands of the Judicial System, & It Could Happen to You

Rude Pundit: How to have fun with the coming pandemic

"Radiation From 1960s Nuclear Tests Is Still Hurting My Family"

Obama's True Religion (Nice Story About Barack Helping Girl at Easter Egg Hunt)

More Atheists Shout It From the Rooftops


Waterboarding Sean Hannity

Reagan's DOJ Prosecuted Texas Sheriff for Waterboarding Prisoners

Lawton Smalls Attacks Obama Overseas.

LAKOFF: Progressives lack a Limbaugh-like voice

Joe Wilson: Freedom of Disinformation

Ever wonder why people like David Broder can look the other way re. torture?

Water Wells Contaminated by Gas Drilling

Torture Fallout: Release Your Testimony About My Wife, Dick Cheney by Joe Wilson

Confederate Memorial Day flags removed from graves by Auburn Alabama city councilman

What Happened to the Ban on Assault Weapons?

Obama Is In Denial On Torture (Justin Frank, M.D.)

The Top 10 Conservative Idiots, No. 363

Years after civil war, Guatemalan activists still face challenges

Pulitzer-winning photographer Patrick Farrell told of Haiti's horrors as no one else could

Forum on Guevara just part of U.S. rebranding

NYT: US Plans Informal Meetings with Cuba

Jamaica Observer-John Maxwell: "Half a Century of Lies" re: Cuba

Brazil to Produce Cuban Medicines

Cuba's New Foreign Minister, Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla, Speaks to NAM Ministerial Mtg. in Havana

Radio reporter gunned down in Colombia (CPJ)

Flight Carrying Journalist on US No-Fly List Diverted

Non-Aligned Movement Mtg. Will Call for Puerto Rican Independence

Juventud Rebelde: "Correa's Election Victory Consolidates Ecuadorian Revolution

Despite Increased Southern Ocean Sea Ice, Warming Trend Will Catch Up With Antarctica - GRL Paper

UN FAO - 70% Of Planet's Fisheries Fully Exploited, Overexploited Or Depleted - Guardian

Migrating whales an unexpected sight off northern Newfoundland

Bis Zum Letzten Krill (To The Last Krill) - On Southern Ocean Krill Fishing Impacts

No splitting hares: it's the great rabbit census

Drumbeat: April 27, 2009

Miliband (UK climate change secretary) calls for populist push in battle against climate change

Car Sharing Pros

Beach Loss, Cliff Erosion Threaten Key French Tourism Destinations In Aquitaine As Seas Rise - AFP

"I'm Not Sure Whether We'll Hear It" - TN Legislator On Proposal To Tighten Coal Ash Safety Laws

Murray-Darling Basin Food Output To Fall By At Least $5 Billion (AU) - About 1/3 - For This FY

Large Sponges May Be Reattached to Coral Reefs

EPA to Review Bush-Era Air Pollution Rules

Energy Efficiency Could Save India 183.5 Billion kWh

Utilities amp up lobbying over climate debate

A bright future with solar lanterns for India’s poor—Women and children benefit most

Scientists Call For Closing 1/3 Of World's Oceans To Fishing For 20 Years Or More - Guardian

About 1/3 Of European Beehives Died Last Year - 50% Loss Rate In Slovenia, 80% In SW Germany

The missing sunspots: Is this the big chill?

Canada steals Sea Shepherd boat, holds trial but won't allow defendants entry

The Pachamama Alliance -- Awakening the Dreamer

All-electric cars about to be resurrected

New blow for dinosaur-killing asteroid theory—Impact didn't lead to mass extinction 65 million…

Does Embracing Complexity Mean Adopting A Fundamentally Tragic View Of Existence?

Red Sox: 10 straight, sweep Yanks, sweep 9 game home stand.

How long before Red Sox fans start booing Jason Bay? I say June.

NHL Roundup: Hurricanes blank Devils, series goes distance

MLS Goal of the Week - Week 6

Just got back from Dallas and am I really excited about this >>

Here's something about that great guy, Jason Bay

Backstrom, Mason, Thomas vie for Vezina (best goalie).

Draft Consensus Honor Roll and Dishonor Roll

If the season ended today, the Pirates would be the NL Wild Card


New spring game attendance record set.

Patriots ship Hobbs to Eagles for picks

2009 NFL Mr. Irrelevant: Ryan Succop

Obama is putting OHSA back on our side


Workers skimp on health care while greedy millionaires fight real reform

Today in labor history Apr 27 The first strike for the 10-hour workday

Baldemar Velasquez; Farmworkers need labor law protections

Why should workers have to pay?

Reforming Temporary Worker Programs is the Goal of New Bill in Senate

Occupational safety and health in times of economic crisis: the need to resist temptation

Workers Memorial Day 4-28-2009

Gay couples begin seeking Iowa marriage licenses

Widespread Murders Of Iraq Gays by Islamic Militia (Mehdi Army) Condemned By Iraq Freedom Congress

Will there be "trouble" if/when CSSC upholds Prop H8?

I have a question for DU GLBT members, if I may

Gay and lesbian couples to wed at Tel Aviv pride parade

Married gay or lesbian DUers, a question.

Bah. Crying at 4:45 in the morning sucks....

WP: Crave Man (on the neurology of overeating)

Alfafa sprout warning issued

A question about 1970's swine flu vaccine.

"Flu" by Gina Kolata is a great read on the 1918 pandemic.

Fatty foods 'offer memory boost' (BBC)

Chocolate offers 'significant protection' against swine flu

Vitamin D hope in prostate cancer (BBC)

No swine flu yet, but Israel on alert

Gay and lesbian couples to wed at Tel Aviv pride parade

No rejoicing for Israeli Arabs on Independence Day

'Obama's rabbi': Support for Israel doesn't mean blanket approval

Clinton’s Mideast Pirouette

Fatah and Hamas set for unity talks

Netanyahu calls to strengthen Israel, Diaspora bonds in message

Abbas says won't recognize Israel as Jewish state

'Iran will honor any two-state decision'

"If I only had a gun" - Frontsight responds.

Do you ever find your gun "discussion" going this way?

Why not gun insurance...

What Happened to the Ban on Assault Weapons? Op-ed by Jimmy Carter

How Many More Cops Must Die?

Cops gun deaths........

Mods please delete

Four Banks Fail Across U.S. - Failures in 2009 Already Outnumber 2008 Tally

Don't Get Scammed

No surprise here "Investors Buy Up Shares of Flu Drug Makers "

US offshores 22,000 green jobs to India

China Loves Gold

Swine Flu and Bird Flu Stock Index (*RXFLU)

After Off Year, Wall Street Pay Is Bouncing Back

Fannie Mae Creates Housing Mirage With Bum Loans

The Joker (by Jim Kunstler)

Daimler to give up Chrysler stake (BBC)

Is this the correct forum to discuss investing?

Need help with a few Anti-Tax rethug talking points

GM to cut total of 21,000 US jobs (BBC)


In a three mile radius - Places on the Historic Register

REMINDER:: Seasonal Contest begins on May 1st!!!

Smiling dove - ravenous Robin- and the Camel of Camel City Fame - all in my yard

Late sun - and good bye for a while.

The Birds and the Bees

Some flowers

Almost on the road but ... I want to show you the Empire State Bldg's little brother

Interesting possible example of manifestation..

The Stars This Week: "Communicate Your Relationship Needs" - April 27 - May 3, 2009

"Like To Get To Know You Well" or "Getting To Know You"... Another B'Day Request

Trusting our gifts...NEW monthly VISIONING THREAD proposal

“International Space Station comes together”, link to USA Today animated time line of key events.

90 Years Old, and Breaking Science News With Verve

How does intelligence benefit the squid?

NASA To Hold Briefing To Discuss New Findings About Planet Mercury

National Geographic-HD-Earth Investigated Ancient Mariners

Optical disc offers 500GB storage (BBC)

Egyptian archeologists unveil ancient burial ground near Cairo

Question: Likely effect of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet collapsing?

Guatemala marks anniversary of bishop's murder

Akihabara geeks appeal to gods

Israeli official: Swine flu name offensive (wants "Mexican Flu")

More Atheists Shout It From the Rooftops

Why don't advocates of Intelligent Design try to persuade biology professors to teach it?

Has anyone tried amino acids to help mood?

Fish in Caramel Sauce

My new favorite summer salad

Discovering new foods

So now it's summer!

The One-Hour Cup of Coffee

So...should we all be avoiding pork products?

Sweet corn ice cream

Found it!

How many of you make a recipe once...

End the University as We Know It

For some controversial subjects, should there be a moderator in the classroom?

Ever since the announcement of the swine flu discovery in Mexico City,

The uber-conspiracy nutjobs have lost their minds, re: swine flu

Swine Flu Kills The Torture Memos

"New swine flu feared to be weaponized strain" (4-27-09 Online Journal)

Richardson ISD closes elementary school (swine flu)

Perry goes after Hutchison on 60 seats issue

Thought That

L'alerte s'étend au monde entier