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Archives: April 3, 2009

Withering internal report faults U.S. spy agencies

Teamsters Support Safe Highways and Infrastructure Preservation Act

Hong Kong market soared on 4/2

2009: The Year of Hope and Heroes

I just saw that clip of the man robbing a convenience store with his little kid in tow

Anyone know where the First Mother In Law is?

Anyone know where the First Mother In Law is?

Is Your Representative Speaking Out Against Escalation in Afghanistan?

ColbertWatcher Appreciation Thread

As of this moment, Asian stocks up nicely

Guantanamo detainee to go free after Obama-ordered review

I'm not on twitter, but keep getting emails that people are following me on twitter. WTH?

The 13th Annual Day of Silence is April 17.

What's wrong with my TV?

The Enclosure of the Commons

Finally, a little good news...

Climate Change Calls For "Continuing, Visible and Aggressive Nonviolent Direct Actions"

Andrea Mitchell subbing for eyes !!! owwwwww

Dodd down 16 points in poll - Needs to retire

Reissue of my most recent novel

Sebelius confirmation stalls over GOP objections

Vermont House passes veto vulnerable marriage bill, 95-52

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

Bernie Madoff

Tell Michael Steele what you think of the GOP!

"I'm certainly not perfect, and expect to be held accountable too."

"I'm certainly not perfect, and expect to be held accountable too."

Iowa Supreme Court to release gay marriage ruling (Friday, 04-03-2009)

Newt is bluffing.

Why would Rachel give ANY crap time to Colin-the-Fuck-POWELL?!1

Obama's demanor has changed

Rich People Have To Get All The Money Or They Won't Give The Rest Of Us Jobs

Are credit rating firms a cancer on the financial system?

Nearly 2/3 of U.S. companies paid NO fed income taxes (1998-2005)

'Mr. Poopy Pants' and fees frustrate flyers

Silver Lining - A billion less in poverty worldwide in last 10 years?

Health Critic Brings a Past and a Wallet / Get ready for sleezy Republican tactics.

Gross National Happiness Index

Man detained and harassed at airport for carrying CASH! Was this warranted?

What do you think the Iowa Supreme Court case ruling on same-sex marriage will be.

MSNBC is broken

Fool ass

Obama’s “Path to Viability for GM & Chrysler”: The ruthless language of Wall Street

Detroit schools plan new round of closings, layoffs

Michael J. Fox on Letterman

Flashback: Bush snubbed at G20 summit in November 2008


Obama Berlusconi and Medvedev walk into a photobooth....

Mullen: Suicides, homelessness trends a concern

Madonna loses Malawi adoption bid

is there a dem website for me?

Lieberman and Wiping Countries off the face of the Map

Media Matters: "Socialized" medicine: Next front in the right's "-isms" arms race

Detroit retiree, 69, supplements his income by living off the land (hunting and eating raccoons)

"...We insist on democracy in orbit,"

Date of Hash Bash in Ann Arbor coincides with debut of Michigan's new medical marijuana law

More pain for homeowners: Escrow funds bilked

This Conservative Ahole on WJ

Tombstone Pizza brought to you by Phillip Morris

== Pope, extra ribbed = By Mark Morford

Blagojevich Tried To Extort Rahm Emanuel: Lawyers

Sigh. Yesterday the VT House Passed Marriage Equality 95-52. And that is not good news.

Has MSNBC muzzled Maddow, Olbermann?

Iowa's Gay Marriage Ruling Today

Mourning Joe Scum can't take it...

Why is the Center For American Progress Cavorting With Neocons?

Aftermath of April Fools Day - Ann Coulter reveals to the world just how big of an idiot she is

Will Obama be the Gerhard Schroeder of America?

Congress Advances Federal Budget-Some Highlights

Nigerian 'Black Money' Scam Turns Deadly for Two Suspected Con Men

Is it true that righties are having a fit over the Obamas and the queen? Berlusconi irritates queen

Glen Greenwald on WJ now n/t

New 50,000-volt Taser offers capability to shock multiple 'targets' at once

monthly peggy-noonan-sucks rant::

New Hampshire Judge Orders ML-Implode To Divulge Identities of Anonymous Posters

So ...... let's consider this Congresional Progressive Caucus threat against leadership ............

Sheesh, just turned on Fox to see what they had to say about the town hall

Alaska Gov. Palin dismisses political road bumps

Sanford will ask for funds, but ...

Ok so people are comparing her to Jackie Kennedy

Governor Sanford, you posturing fuck ......

Hey, Republicans - This is what great leadership and diplomacy looks like - READ AND LEARN

Barack Obama is good for the world.

Blago is back!!!!


Will Chuck Todd ever stop calling any Obama event a "campaign"?

If George Bush is watching Obama in Europe

Windfall Profits Tax

The radical rightists are fighting Harold Koh.

Taking the Klavan Challenge, Part II: "But What About ME, Politico? What About MEEEEEEEE?"

Perception of foreign aid

Unemployment jumps to 8.5 percent. Highest in 25 years

Unemployment jumps to 8.5 percent. Highest in 25 years

"Is this heaven?" "No, it's Iowa"

The West's Fatal Overdose

Craziness scale from least crazy to most crazy: Weird, crazy, insane, psycho, birther

Excerpt: Parents, your kids aren't that special

Do the new mortgage help programs require a down payment?

As a native Iowan I want to salute the Iowa Supreme Court and their decision!

Michael Moore Goes To Washington - Gets Shit On

The third Political party that is needed.: Unemployed

What Would You Do To Keep Warm?

Studies indicating that marijuana may kill cancer cells doesn't mean that it is beneficial to smoke

Line in the Sand - an email from Howard Dean

Back to square 1

UFC president offends mental health activists, women, and gay right advocates in 2 minutes

UFC president offends mental health activists, women, and gay right advocates in 2 minutes

MSNBC covering Levi on Tyra Banks. Can we send the whole Alaska crew to a deserted island?

Alaskan Republicans want Begich to resign because charges were dropped against Ted Stevens

Do You Feel Like A Man Or A Woman Without A Party?

Ironic protester at Iowa Supreme Court today

“Ground the Drones…Lest We Reap the Whirlwind”

Michael J. Fox on Letterman

2004 AIG Advertisement-"Be Lulled Into A True Sense Of Security"

MOMocrats Rebuttal of Sen John Cornyn's op-ed, "Why I'm Voting Against The Budget"

Budgets Approved, With No G.O.P. Votes

Blago's indictment suggests Rahm and his brother were victims of extortion attempt

57,000 cars sitting in Port of Baltimore-bought 14.6 acres in February to store them

Kick Ass & Take Names - Note from Rachel to Ed Schultz on bottle of champagne

Palin Jumps On Begich-Should-Resign Bandwagon> Wants do-over since DoJ acted on Stevens

Graphing how we got here.... LOL

A little caution with that jubilation would be nice...

Why Rove shouldn't be 'throwing any stones' at Obama

Bailed-out banks may buy toxic assets

SC Governor Finally Accepts Stimulus Funds, but with Caveats

Ed Schultz has Richard Belzer calling into the show right now.

Article & Video - Indian ecologist Dr. Vandana Shiva on "The Future of Food and Seed."

Fake Faith and Epic Crimes- John Pilger

Hey Reid and Pelosi...Want to increase your favorability ratings???

Fighting Demons, Raising the Dead, Taking Over the World

OK, now this is cool:

GOP Legal Heavy Dismisses Right-Wing Assault, Defends Obama Nominee Harold Koh

How Many Detestable Things Are We Willing To Do… To Continue a Disgraceful Policy?

Hey Sanford!!! WHO'S YOUR DADDY?!!!

lots and lots of white powder appears in Florida

Does anyone have a list of recent domestic investigations of Republican politicians?

Carlos Santana wishes Obama would legalize pot

Immigrant Detainee Dies, and a Life Is Buried, Too

I'm listening to

The Reality Is America Will Change

poll in the Des Moines Register about today's decision re marriage equality

Anyone else think Glen Beck is insane?


"Schwarzenegger Opens 'Obamaville' for Homeless"

Wolverines! Resist Obama's Electricity!

NYPost: Nora O'Doodle crying, MSNBC "shaken" over SHULTZ hiring & line-up shuffle

Reporters' Hair irks The Boehner

Fargo Flood 2009 : THE REMATCH

Right now Hannity, Limbaugh, Beck and the rest are praying that the "patriot" in N.Y. has their

Old guy, back in school update. Sad day

American Civic Association

Hartmann discussing revival of 60's hatred by wingers

"The Anarchists"- So Who's Really The Violent Hooligan Here?

What's the address of that immigrants' office

Ed Schultz will be introducing a segment on his TV show called "Psychotalk."

Fallen star Silicon Graphics, bankrupt, to sell most assets for $25M

Wall Street celebrates accounting rule changes designed to hide losses

NYT: "Budget approved, with no G.O.P. votes."

With crazies like the Shooter in NY and NRA who needs Al Qaeda?

Why can't M$Greedia wait until we know something

Can Vermonters vote for marriage equality?

Need all the CEO Bonus Receivers names! Am planning on contacting them!

Noam Chomsky on US Expansion of Afghan Occupation, the Uses of NATO, and What Obama Should Do

Republicans for Environmental Protection calls GOP’s cap-and-trade myth ‘a disservice’ to Americans.

Too Many Officers in the Military

NRA to launch rescue mission to Binghamton, NY to save guns

NFIF No future in foreclosures.

Inside the Bush Treasury department


caption bonehead!

is swiss cheese the anti-cheese?

Man opens fire in New York immigration services building, at least 4 people shot

Man opens fire in New York immigration services building, at least 4 people shot

AP says the shooter was found dead in the building.

Palin and AK Repubs Are Good For A Laugh ... D-Begich Resign?? I Don't Think So!

I would like to be able to UN-Recommend some threads

Clashes at Nato summit protests

Jenny McCarthy Body Count

Hostages held after 'multiple' shootings

I'm so confused, what's with all these people "thinking" and using their minds?

Should DU start a "Blind Loyalist" forum?

The news reports on the shooting in NY...

AIG's troubles are over-Mark Penn is defending them!

I Support Repealing The 22nd Amendment

The Problem With The Obama Admin Disclosing The Torture Memos Is ...

BofA's overseas workforce has grown sharply

To 911 Operator: HELP ME! I'm locked in my car and I can't get out!"


120 trucks will transport U2's new stage

Musings on our current economic situation.

Holy shit!!! IOWA!

Holy shit!!! IOWA!

It takes some time - Things are not what they first appear to be

The Rude Pundit: Glenn Beck Puts Barack Obama in a Nazi Uniform in His Magazine

My administration," the president added, "is the only thing between you and the pitchforks."

Natural mechanism for medieval warming discovered

Binghamton: What is sad is that this is not a "shocking" occurence anymore.

Are mass shootings with multiple fatalities on the rise this year?

Iowa Supreme Court strikes down gay marriage ban

MSNBC shows banner reading; "Dow Falls Short of Ending Week Above 8,000"

Jiverly Voong. That's the name of the shooter in New York. CNN has said they won't say

Calls to Havana enliven U.S. debate of Cuba travel

President Obama Says America Has Shown 'Arrogance'

Embattled NASA Inspector General Steps Down Finally

Big day for CNN Money

L.A. detainees sue immigration authorities over holding conditions

Friggin Corporations and Their HR Coordinators....

26.99 % !!!!!!! Thats what my interest was ramped to

You know what? Every day without a Republican in the White House SHOULD be a day of celebration...

Obama tries US campaign style in Europe

MI Gov. Granholm writes to VP Biden

Admiral Says War Veterans Will Suffer for Years

Maricopa County Sheriffs on camera yelling that they're not bigots

Huckabee: Voter Suppression is "The Lord's Work"

wow. DU is having a difficult time coping with a democratic leader.

Norm Coleman’s mysterious finances

That's the thing about social progress; it's almost impossible to turn it back

I laughed so much at these dirty bigots I nearly wet myself

Any Laobr Lawyers Here on The DU....

was alaska stevens vindicated for his crime. what is the story on this

New Photos of Aftermath of MLK Killing Published

Dow ends best 4-week run since 1933

Michelle Obama Or Carla Bruni?

So, which would be the worse puppet?

Please explain to me one more time why are we sending more troops and money to Afghanistan?

Please explain to me one more time why are we sending more troops and money to Afghanistan?

When Is It "The Right Time" For Gay Marriage, Gun Control, Etc?

Police: Man Videotaped Girls Tanning (says he was trying to catch beer theives)

Now Newt Gingrich can come to Iowa and marry a man in a tip

Can BOTH Michelle Obama and Carla Bruni be attractive?

This Democrat

Speaking for the Democratic Party of New Hampshire

Obama's Blackwater? Chicago Mercenary Firm Gets Millions for Private "Security" in Israel and Iraq

What color absorbs more light and heat, black or green?

From FR: "Any politician who uses this incident to push for a suppression [of] our freedoms...

Colin Powell Admits Afghanistan War Was a Failure

CDC: Rocket fuel chemical found in baby formula


Daily Kos: Nooses, Racial Harassment Used Against Workers Trying To Form Union In Alabama

If the Immigration Center Shooter Turns Out To Be A Free Republic Reading RW Terrorist...

+++ 4,937 +++

Date of Hash Bash in Ann Arbor coincides with debut of Michigan's new medical marijuana law

Typical press conference when there is a tragedy: politicians standing around thanking each other

Giants cut Plaxico "Ouch Sh*t I just shot my leg" Burress

The Curious Juxtaposition Of Ted Stevens And Don Siegelman

Has anyone ever pulled a gun and fired back at one of these shooters?

These conspiracy theorists are really starting to bug me

Pence: If economy grows, it will be 'in spite of' Obama

Why is Brad Blakeman?

"When you stand in a voting booth by yourself, You are standing with the souls...

Minnesota Held Hostage: Day 149

Tedisco faces a vote of No Confidence. Rethugs carry on eating their own.

Levi Johnston: "Pretty Sure" Sarah Palin Knew Of Sex Going On Under Her Roof

Are you kidding me with this Chia Obama?

Ex-NASA official indicted for ethics breach (AP) {old news, under the radar}

"He shot those people. No! No! I'm going to pass out!"

Reporters Call Hillary Clinton, Get Phone Sex Line

Two School Shootings, and an example of how Sick radio talk show hosts can be

I feel good every time I hear the words

Oye Como Va: Carlos Santana wants Obama to legalize pot

Oye Como Va: Carlos Santana wants Obama to legalize pot

CDC: Rocket fuel chemical found in baby formula

CDC: Rocket fuel chemical found in baby formula

BREAKING: Obama Set to Lift Ban on Family Travel to Cuba

Yay! My dad got a job today!

Zach Wamp (Country-Fried-Repug - TN) Blasts Limpballs as Not "Serious" and an "Entertainer"

WNYC/NPR.."fair and balanced" Like FAUX NOISE...

Reps Paul, Frank introduce bill to legalize industrial hemp

World Leaders Meet At The G-20...SLIDE SHOW

hey there. Wanna help Mickael Steele fill out a repuke survey...

Ballots from 'Fixed' AZ Election Finally to be Counted in Criminal Investigation by State AG

Catch "Joe" the "Plumber's" newest "project": Abolish the IRS!!!1

‘Angry’ McCain Referred To Hispanics As ‘You People’ During Outreach Meeting

With Measure Expected Soon, Industrial Hemp Called 'No-Brainer' Reform

Israel: Women Photoshopped From Cabinet Picture To Cater To The Ultra-Orthodox

House moves to keep Blagojevich from book profits

Glenn "Clownshow" Beck: The Binghamton shooting happened "because we've unpegged from God."

New Web Site Launched: "Financial Media Matters" to combat economic misinformation!

Here's a question.....

Here's a question.....

any engineers here?

Alaska GOP wants Stevens successor to resign

Food Bank Friday! April 3, 2009!

Heads up! Joe the Plumber to be on Real Time with Bill Maher tonight!

Phoenix police raid home of blogger whose writing is highly critical of them

Video: inquiry into film of Taleban beating teenage girl

Congressperson Eleanor Holmes Norton today made me proud

Heads up -- Amy Goodman on Bill Moyers tonight!

If you feel like a Man, a Woman, or a Beast without a Party...

Lawyers for Binyam Mohamed face jail sentence in America after writing a letter to President Obama

Seized U.S. journalists become 'hostages' in N. Korea crisis

What Drives Bayh?

Mea culpa: I am a Democrat

Why Is It Such An Issue That I Hear "Immigration Center Shot Up" And I Think "Right Wing Nutbag"?

Bill Moyers Journal tonight-Glenn Greenwald and Amy Goodman

Our responsibility, however, is to protect constitutional rights

Fannie, Freddie Plan to Pay $210 Million in Bonuses

Will Lou Dobbs stfu now that he has gotten people killed? More

Fundies go after Looney Tunes-version of "Last Supper" in San Diego:

I am ashamed of DUers hoping for political motivation for NY shooting

Why I Like the new Democrat that the Obamas Represent.

Michael Vick's agent "hopes Vick can return to the NFL by September"

I have observed that the American Civil War seems more recent to Southerners

Is this news? Yes, banks profit by lending money at a rate of interest.

Oklahoma Legislature - "Bill Lets Moms-To-Be Kill To Save Baby"

Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D) - We Hear You & Salute You! Mr. President - DON'T EXPAND THIS BLOODY WAR!

Todd Palin's half-sister arrested for burglary

A lady who was checking me out at the convenience store just told me Obama

Most important news story of the week (ending April 3, 2009)

GOP Senator stalls Duckworth's nomination as Asst Sec/ Veteran Affairs

Compare 1984's San Ysidro massacre to today's killing of 14 in New York.

A Chilling Glimpse Inside a Madoff Feeder Fund

U.S. says will push hard for Palestinian statehood

What Should I Tell My Congressman, Bobby Bright?


MoveOn To Reid And Van Hollen: Sorry, We’re Not Backing Off

haraS nilaP is Burning Her Bridges to EVERYWHERE - from Shannyn Moore

Remember Krugman's take on Obama's budget?

Seriously, Glenn Beck is the WORST FUCKING PIECE OF SHIT on FOX NOISE (Binghamton related)

YouTube Absorbed By Corporate Machinery: The Amateur-Video Pioneer Begins Transition

...............and the jobs keep vanishing rapidly.

Everyone Annoys Me

Kucinich - I Simply Cannot Endorse a Budget or a Plan that Authorizes the Expansion of War

New Law Poses Severe Threat to Afghan Women

New Law Poses Severe Threat to Afghan Women

New Law Poses Severe Threat to Afghan Women

Ward Churchill wins case, jury awards monetery damages

Just published photos show MLK killing aftermath

Bush Library With Complete Tour

What You Learn At Liberty U

Can someone in plain English explain to me why war escalation in this administration is forgiveable?

I'm so sick of all the Obama haters on here

Revealed: 90 Immigrants Have Died in US Custody in Last 5 1/2 Years

If you were a Member of Congress, Would you have voted For or Against the Budget?

Perception problem. Unemployed = out of money.

in case anyone was wondering

Obama will use executive power to lift ban on travel to Cuba

Shout out for H2O Man

BREAKING: Iowa Supreme Court unanimously upholds marriage equality

AZ: "Brewer order reverses Napolitano’s pro-union move"

If you don't like what Obama and the Dems on Capitol Hill are doing, there is a solution...

Study: Arctic sea ice melting faster than expected

What happened at TMI was a whole lot worse than what has been reported, Hundreds of times worse

30 year fixed at 4.78 avg with some at 4.373. Refi or not? Buy or not?

Breaking: Vermont House passes gay marriage bill 94 - 52

Caption THIS! "Backrub?!! I thought de mudderfokker was trying to strangle me!"

Anyone else think Senator Dodd's been hung out to dry by corrupt Democrats?

I wonder how the Iowa decision might impact the one still to be made in

Tea Party Bumper Stickers - So lame, they can't give them away

"Nature Doesn't Do Bailouts." ". . . we are our own asteroid".

Today I confronted a District Attorney who is trying to prosecute political protesters as terrorists

Murphy (NY-20) Picks Up 198 Votes As County Fixes Errors

Gang of villagers chase away Google car

Ask Secretary Clinton Why the US Continues to Deliver Arms to Israel

"London cops reach new heights of anti-terror poster stupidity"

Girl gets suspension for one of those cake knives she used to hand out campaign cake at school

Girl gets suspension for one of those cake knives she used to hand out campaign cake at school

‘Holy Hell’ Over Torture Memos-AG Holder wants them released, intel officials don't

Was the gunman in the immigration services center shooting a recently laid-off IBM employee?

Which of the following poses the gravest threat to America?

Obama: "My administration is the only thing between you and the pitchforks."

Is anyone keeping tabs of all these shooting sprees

Is anyone keeping tabs of all these shooting sprees

National Geographic film goes ‘Inside Guantanamo’

The Startling Effects of Going Vegetarian for Just One Day -- by Dave Johnson

Idiot comment of the day.

I thought the Primaries were bad, but I don't recognize DU anymore.

Bill Would Grant President Unprecedented Cyber-security Powers

Joint Statement from IOWA legislative leadership on same-gender marriage decision

Video of girl's flogging as Taliban hand out justice

I'm very glad Obama is President.

Robert Reich: It's a Depression

Concise Analysis of What Went Down at G20 Summit

Saw the tax-man today

Oh, no. The GUN lobby is at it again.

Another try: Posters' ages and attitudes toward Obama and the Dems

Carlos Santana To Obama: Legalize Pot

Rove-connected judge recuses self from Minor case

The very dangerous United States.

Sarah Palin Lashes Out at Levi Johnston for Sex Talk on Tyra

Video of Taliban Flogging Rattles Pakistan

Reality check: Who here disagreed when Obama announced his Afghanistan plan pre-election?

Authoritarianism as the Scourge of Humankind and Major Cause of War

CNN's Jack Cafferty & The Author of Hella Nation/Generation Kill talk to Cenk on TYT

10 Democrats vote yea to cut estate taxes for supremely wealthy; 5 are ConservaDems

Maddow, Powell, and the Need for a Torture Commission-By Scott Horton

Maddow, Powell, and the Need for a Torture Commission-By Scott Horton

This is Life.

White Collar Crime

Question for DVR user/Downloaders

Iggy Pop Live "TV Eye" - your thoughts?

my daughter got her Cap and Gown and grad invitations today

So The Office isnt on you know what that means?

Lansing, MI - what should I expect? Say late April?

Movie clichés

"Under President Bush's Authority, they've been going into countries... and executing people on a li

Jerry's Kids: Check in here....

"Dave is a good guy"

No Animals Were Hurt Making This Movie Scene...

My son is pissed off at Mr Coffee.

It has been so windy here in Houston even the birds are not flying.

OK, what's the deal with this CADIE thing?

Bif Naked's new song is incredible

Reissue of my most recent novel

Anugram - yes it's a word

Why aren't you self satisfying? (Poll) [View All]

"porn" or "The Porn"? (Poll)

I can either argue with jerkwads in the main forums or I can finish this bottle of Smirnoff.

John Edwards investigation reported

25 Continuous Days With No Sunspots....Longest In A Century

Relaxing after a long hard day of napping.

Goddamnit. I typed a long, serious post, and when I went to submit it...

A tribute to Edie Adams.

I cannot believe it. Today, I've written three poems.

Not a bid for "vibes"--father-in-law might've had a stroke.


what the heck was that GA GA performance on American Idol last night?

Wow, a friend of mine from high school got shot 27 times and killed.

Little brown jug , don't I love thee

I shot a man in Reno, just to watch him die.


I absolutely luv Heineken ....burp

I'm goint to bed.Good night peoples !

Great. I owe 2K in taxes for 2008

PSA: Do not pass me, just to slow down

Bob Loblaw!

I just got a friend request on Facebook from an LDS Conservative

My husband saw Rachel Maddow and Larry Flynt in DC

I got a haircut yesterday. My feet are warm tonight. Mom is happy. I still have Girl Scout cookies.

God damn fucking trojan horse virus hit me three times today!!!


Three Musketeers on TCM...

Happy go to Hell !

Strip searched???



That new Fast and Furious was pretty good.

Where online can I watch Jeopardy, assuming it's available anywhere?

I feel nekkid as a jaybird! Am I the only one?

Only in the life of priyanka: i dreamt yesterday night that lisa was cheating on me

I can't believe that they ended "E.R." by claiming the whole thing was Bob Newhart's dream.

Jessie Jackson Host SNL (1984):The Question is Moot

BREAKING NEWS: Delaware and DC form unholy alliance; Traffic Circles to now feature tollbooths

Darkstar Reviews (Trailers): Chocolate

Hokey Smoke! Batman and Robin can get married in Iowa

I just got an email from elsewhere sent by "MoneyDrone"

Our office got broken into last night.

Just because you put "DELAWARE" in your subject title doesn't mean I'm going to respond

Just because you put "I Adore Taterguy" in your subject line doesn't mean I'm going to respond

Just because you put "NARWHAL" in your subject line means Symarip will automatically respond

As I post this, a person is droning on and on in my ear over the phone.

Our local TV station WOOD TV has a radio spot

What does high and low pressure mean on weather maps?

Ted Nugent Lands Hunting Show - With Humans As His Prey

Need a good safe place for adolescents online (Posting art)

Pebbles Flintstone.

Speaking of duct tape! - Something I overheard at the redneck house...

I wish to offer a heartfelt apology for telling all those Iowa jokes


NB: just because you think a noun is important in a sentence does NOT make it a proper noun;

I'm not wearing any pants...

Interesting job offer: Henchman/Henchwoman Needed 6 Month Contract

So, I'm Watching VH1's One Hit Wonders of the 80s

DUPE - deleted

Okay, so we are out of clean spoons except this one.

I have 12,500 Dong

I have 12,500 Dong

So, has anyone seen Padma's commercial for Hardee's?

Tough Luck MrCoffee Trebek

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Fri 4/3/2009)

Teen's Painted 60ft Phallus on Parents' Roof for a Year before Parents Found Out.

Chicago Bears trade for Jay Cutler, Sign Orlando Pace!

I need helpful suggestions. I'm a 16 year old girl and my teacher keeps looking at my cleavage.

Wha....what just happened?

BREAKING NEWS: GD now discussing the merits of Jenny McCarthy. Details at 11.

Duct tape: Perfect teacher's tool to keep a student at his/her desk?

would hollywood be capable of even thinking about greenlighting a movie like this today?

I dare you not to smile while watching this

what's up with chiquitas in omaha?

i forgot if i took my blood pressure pills today

I Adore Taterguy

should i be offended?

Hating this new iMac...

Good morning Lounge

My sister is into this song , Sia - Soon we'll be found

"Body of Lies" what a huge disappointment

who knew Boss Hogg had his slimy tentacles on Buck Owens too?

Because no one asked (LOL) a little about me (as per my FaceBook info):

Am I the only one that is god damn tired of hearing about Twitter?

What idiot gave Billy Mays his own tv show?

Let's say you are having twins. What are their names?

I'm proud to be an Iowan today.

Name something that you laughed at as a kid and now realize how un-PC/offensive it was

Why do some people enjoy conflicts between two other people?

The meat thief is on the loose....

Confession: I have issues

If the lounge were to start selling its own cleaning product, what would it be called?

I don't know if saying this will get me banned from DU or at worst - on everyone's DTM list but....

I HAVE created a thread that never dies.

Personnally I think it's great that the Denver Broncos traded Coulter.

it seems there is an outside cat

I drool all over myself and I believe every word I read in the National Enquirer.

I'm being told that 4/15 is "B.A.G. Day" or "buy a gun" day

We're going to a public document shredding event tomorrow! YAY

Waffle wafer cookies: Love 'em or leave 'em?

OMFG, EarlG's avatar is a TEABAG!!!!

I want to create an April Fool's joke that never dies....

Thoughts, prayers, and vibes for the people of Binghamton

Whats with the food posts today ??

I always knew people who went on Dr. Phil were idiots.

TV Science Fiction-Verses

is swiss cheese the anti-cheese?

Still believe in flying saucers? UFO prank catches NJ in the buff.

OMG, gays can marry in IOWA???!!! I would think that state would be one of the last ones

Should I be offended? (Dumb comment by mom)

To 911 Operator: HELP ME! I'm locked in my car and I can't get out!"

I am so tired of people skeeting up f

Post a link to a post that asks people to post something.

You May Hate Walmart but....

Anyone know of a good place to order tomato PLANTS online?

Giants release Plaxico Burress

***OFFICIAL- PLACE BETS ON WHEN THE 'I want to create a thread that never dies.' THREAD WILL DIE***

Four times in the last 20 minues, my Internet has stopped responding while on GD or GDP...

btw, you should only use "shall" in the singular or plural first person.

Post here why I should forgive you

I was tunin' by the light of the late night dial doin' anything my radio advised

O'Hare Airport sucks.

I'll be the first to admit I'd love to see Michael Vick make a comeback in the NFL

Amazingly stupid coverage of the NY shooting tragedy from FOX - no joke - it was on the tube.

Sometimes junk food hits the spot

I just got a job!

What's your favorite intelligent-ingredient food?


I dislike how British people say "in hospital" instead of "in the hospital"

to avoid complications

New Freeperism to add to the dictionary DEFFEST.

They had a party for me at work today.

THE Prank to pull on your man!!


Grilled cheese sandwich...

sweet set up

GD has been renamed. It is now "GD-STFU"

I'm about to call into a "Healthcare not Warfare" conference call.

Wheeeeeeeeen you wake up in the mornin' ....

My dad and I and sometimes my brother were in Hell


I'm watching Jeopardy tonight JUST to watch Diane crash and burn.

i'm thinking of opening a suicide/crime scene clean up biz. help me out with a business name . . .

People love to raise other people's children!

People are visiting, people are joining, but people are not posting

Ok seriously, I need some help - re: one of those slimy debt collectors

The end of E.R. has me thinking of actors who were able to make that leap to the big screen.

Guiding Light, the oldest show on TV (72 years) has been cancelled

Best. Pilot. Ever.

Figure 99.

What Do DU'rs Do To Stop Your Heart From Breaking?

My son shocked me yesterday.

brownie recipe

I posted this as soon as I found that a new one is out - NEW CHICK TRACK - WOOHOO

kitten picture of the day for friday april 3

I am so tired of people shooting up places!

sweet! One of my photos was used by

I'm joining the ranks of the unemployed.........

how many cats is one to many cats?

How often do people typically clean their basements?

Writing checks. How do you do the line where you write out the amount in words?

My doggies demand attention

Is there an album that, no matter when you put it on, it just works?

Just rented Quantum of Solace

Robin Williams' favorite word is 'cloaca'.

need some help please.from a birdwatcher

Jack Black

I'm New To The Lounge...

pic thread

I watched the Sex in the City Movie tonight on HBO.

Wolverine Origins leaked!

LOST: Who' the sexiest ?

I love how the Brits say "in hospital"

Lounge Ladies - how often do you wear dresses (outside of work or formal occasions)?

Which One Are You?

Go ahead and laugh at me but my latest musical kick is listening to pep and marching band recordings

The most UNDERRATED albums of all time.

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 4/3/09 (non-graphic language and not a prank)

I just drove 100 miles to get terminated. Ask me anything!

What's your favorite single-ingredient food?

Post a picture of a person or an animal in a chair.

Hey, I know this is mean and

Any plans for the weekend?

What should I do when in Portland, Oregon (or near there)?


I feel like calling someone out.

Isn't Michelle awesome?

Exclusive Photos: Behind the Scenes with the Obamas (Time)

"hopefully, at the end of your life, you'll be able to look back and say, 'I made a difference'."

PHOTOS The Obamas and the Sarkozys (April 3)

Obama sure dodged a bullet by not picking Evan Bayh as his VP last year...

Yet Again. The House Delivers; Republican Democrats in the Senate Fail.

Russia's Dmitry Medvedev hails Barack Obama as his "new comrade" - cue Freeper meltdown!

OMG Obama's talking to the French citizens right now!

For Obama devotees who have (almost) everything

Obama said his full name in French town hall

Bayh And Nelson Vote Against Obama Budget Because It ‘Costs Too Much,’ But Support Costly Estate Tax stupid is Bush feeling as the weeks go by? Obama is exposing how lame he really was!!!

Carville: Obama has best day as president.

I don't recall a singe photo of Bush mixing it up with the European crowds

FL-Sen, FL-Gov: McCollum Leads Sink By 1 (for Governor)

Just for fun, I think the four of them should gather in Sarkozy's office

About the kissing (during the Obamas' trip to Europe)

Mark Halperin and Mike Barnicle gushing over Obama right now on MSNBC!

Your President is doing fine on this trip.

"Can take the people out of the ghetto, can’t take the ghetto out of the people" Freeper Madness

David Sirota pulls of the one of the most disingenuous conflations ever

Obama video to open Olympic session

Photos: Angela Merkel definitely has a crush on Obama

Let me guess...NRA will say that if people killed in NY today had guns it would have saved people!!

PHOTOS Links to today's photo threads

I'm gonna gush ... GOD I LOVE the President and First Lady

Blagojevich Targeted Emanuel... and now you know why Blagojevich is where he's at

Baldwin invites Michelle to '30 Rock'-‘I think my character falls in love with Michelle Obama'

Who are the 2 Dems that voted for the Republican alternative budget

Chairman Kerry Statement on G-20 Summit Agreement

OMG I can see why Michelle fell in love with Barack!


The irony of Michelle Obama's triumph in Great Britain . . .

GOP obstructing Veterans.

The girls' reaction to Michelle Obama today is a beautiful depiction of what it means to people

I'm sick of these networks treating people like Chuck Todd like experts

What Real Diplomacy Looks Like

Chuck Todd trying so hard to find negative comments .. what an asshole.

Show of Hands - Who Plans on Watching Levi Johnston's Interview on the Tyra Banks Show on Monday?

MSNBC-"The Place for Politics"-has non-stop coverage of NY shootings and about 1 min. of Obama

Drudge strikes again, advances lies about Obama Administration taking credit for a fire station

Video: Rapturous welcome for Obama

Thank God for George W. Bush!

Obama Offers Chip Reid Condolences

Obama: 'I don't come (w/) grand designs'

I can only speak for myself...

Second NEWS CONFERENCE today... this one with Merkel in

CNN - RW Neocon Media Spin - Unilateralism Is A Sign Of Strength, Diplomacy A Sign Of Weakness

"DOW Falls Short of Ending Week Above 8000"? Wrong.

One very nice thing about President Obama is that...

BREAKING! Republican Leader Rush Limbaugh Announces His Own Charm Offensive!

Newt Gingrich Speaks For Me!

House and Senate advance Obama's budget

I must say that I am taking great pleasure and going on right wing blogs

Obama Calls Out European "Anti-Americanism" And American "Arrogance"

LOL! They served FRENCH toast on Air Force 1 this morning

No Republican in Congress voted for the budget

To recap... Obama in France: Gitmo & 'hell of a lot' more. -- Obama in Germany: No "grand designs"

OMG They are cheering Obama like he's a rock star...

Developing world's agenda makes gains at G20 Summit

CNN reporting that Iowa allowing same-sex marriage!

PHOTOS: Obama's gaffe with Merkel today?

OK, you know what I'm guessing the next meme on FOX will be?

Media Tries to Sabotage Obamas With Pseudo Stories on Faux Gaffes But No One Buys It

HILDA SOLIS on MSNBC right now

Obamacomics coming to a comic shop in June

Am I the only one who is suprised by how proud I am of our IMPERFECT President?

Making me proud Obama

iPod, fashion, bowing, teleprompter,...

What I noticed about media in its reporting on the G20 Summit.....

Your feedback needed for Obama's second regional health care forum

Obama pledges new US relations with Europe

Black and White Now: Kids Talk Race (video & story/ partial transcript)

I'm confused. Are we supposed to be upset about respect or disrespect of monarchy?

Now our President is in Baden Baden Germany!!!

War in Asia?

Michelle Obama meets her match

Request: Someone here posted an Inauguration Background Blend they made

Question: is the carbon cap and trade in the budget bills

What a difference a Dem makes

***HEADS UP*** President Obama Town Hall in Strasbourg, France **LIVE NOW**

God He's Good!


Been out of town three days, and the good news in the real world is the President is hitting it out

You know what I just realized? It's very likely Pres. Obama will have to dedicate the Bush library.

President Obama will pay his respects in Normandy on the 65th anniversary of D-Day in June

fyi, cnn covering press conference, Obama/Sarkozy now, 6:30am CT.

Obama's New Global Vision: It's Beginning to Happen

Heidelberg in the Hayyyouse!

GALLUP: Little Change in Negative Images of Bush and Cheney (both at 63% unfavorable)

Bless you!

As Crisis Loomed, Geithner Pressed But Fell Short

44th generation... America President Barack Obama - First African type American president

Obama In France: Sarkozy Pulls Out Red Carpet For President's Arrival (AP)


Hey, Evan Bayh!

Anyone have a list of those in the House who voted for/against the budget?

~~~Need some (quick) DU love with a really insane poll here in Anchorage!~~~

Senate follows House, approves Obama budget

There is one little thing Obama could do that would INSTANTLY make the republicans adore him;

Did anyone else get their prayer mats ??

Fucking Enough!

Friday's Public Schedule for Barack and Michelle

I am SO. DAMN. PROUD. of our president and first lady.

The "liberal" New York Times, tries hard to turn wine into drain water

I am so sick of these shrieking Obama haters on the left.


Jim Webb in Parade Magazine - Worth a read and a call to your Senators!!!

Gillibrand schedules visit to Mohawk Valley

I'm all choked up over the Michelle Obama Countdown story

So today must be "Post Your Most Trivial Concerns about the President and First Lady in Europe" day.

Jeffrey Sachs: G-20 Accomplishments Beyond Expectation

Stephanie Miller and others coming up next on LKL. I can't watch Andrea Mitchell on MSNBC.

Gregg says he definitely won't run again

msnbc: part two of rachel's colin powell interview. andrea mitchell in live for rachel. nt

So glad to see Rachel humiliate Powell.

Ok, that clip about Mrs. Obama in London at the end of Countdown just about killed me.

"GRRRR! SCREW our popular President who people in foreign countries actually LIKE!

On the Lighter Side of Life: Anyone read O'Reilly's new book?

Everything you need to know about the G20 deal (UK Independent)

House Members to Obama: Rethink Afghanistan Surge

PHOTOS: It's amazing how smitten European LEADERS are with Obama. Also, BREAKING NEWS.

The Bailout Double Standard And The Revival Of Reaganism

HuffPo: Glenn Beck Mocks Obama's Aunt

Chuck Todd is such as A-hole..

PHOTOS The Obamas' Afternoon/Evening

Chuck Todd just said on Hardball that our President runs the risk of appearing cocky

McCain has a meltdown with Hispanics, "You people made your choice!"

I feel the love coming back.

PHOTOS Achtung! It's the Obamas!


Senate passes Kyl/Lincoln estate tax amendment to budget bill 51-48 with 9 Dems voting yes

Obama's "bow" stirs wingnut tizzy fit

Obama's "bow" stirs wingnut tizzy fit

Eugene Robinson: What We're Not Talking About

Obama to Bankers-“My administration is the only thing between you and the pitchforks"

World leaders disappointed in Obama

Forbes Magazine Cheers Obama Silence on EFCA (Corporations to Obama: THANK YOU!!)

Thoughtful piece on Europeans' impressions of Obama (Christian Science Monitor)

MoveOn: We Won't Back Off Moderate Dems

PHOTOS Hillary's Day (April 3)

Obama offers tough love to Europe

Obama taps 2 more for federal appeals courts

The President Looking Like An Idiot at November 2008 Summit

Alexi Giannoulias For Illinois

US Cybersecurity Bill Would Set Standards For Government, Private Companies

China Vies to Be Leader in Electric Vehicles

States Look To Tax Wealthiest Residents To Shore Up Budget Deficits

China pushes for bigger role in reshaping the world economy

The Words Have Changed, but Have the Policies?

Boats Too Costly to Keep Are Littering Coastlines

Journalists get shock with 'sexy' White House call

NASA's Embattled Inspector General Resigns

Democrats Agree on a Health Plan; Now Comes the Hard Part

Video of girl's flogging as Taliban hand out justice

G-20 Pact Has New Rules and $1.1 Trillion for Loans and Trade

Senate Follows House, Approves Budget

Calls to Havana enliven U.S. debate of Cuba travel

U.S. Senate contest: Coleman prepares supporters for long battle

Honoring the new age-Ithaca College’s Park Center for Independent Media presents first Izzy Award

Immigration Agency’s Revised List of Deaths in Custody

Iowa Supreme Court: Marriage Ban Unconstitutional (AP)

Pressure grows on minister over torture claims

U.S. Aircraft Targets Sons of Iraq Members

For U.S. immigration, 'partnered' doesn't count

Unanimous Ruling: Iowa Marriage No Longer Limited to One Man One Woman

US in Iraq kills Sunni paramilitary (Sons of Iraq) planting bomb

Tales of WTFery, Volume 17: This is Jeopardy

Merkel: Germany will bear its share in Afghanistan

Afghan law legalizes marital rape, critics say


After G20, Obama to Discuss Afghan Plans With NATO.

Shooting and Hostage situation in Binghamton, NY

New Afghan law worries Nato chief

English villagers send Google snapper packing

Norm Coleman Won't Say Whether He's Been Interviewed By FBI

Immigrant Detainee Dies, and a Life Is Buried, Too

ACLU Agrees To Extension Of Torture Memo Deadline-DOJ Pledge To Consider Releasing Bybee Memo

Foe of Hugo Chávez arrested in Venezuela

U.S. Jobless Rate Hits 25-Year High

Jobless Rate hits 8.5 %, After 663,000 Jobs Lost in March

Massacre kills 12 at immigration center in NY

Reporters call Hillary Clinton, get phone sex line

Obama seeks world free of nuclear arms

CDC Finds Rocket Fuel Chemical In Baby Formula

As Crisis Loomed, Geithner Pressed But Fell Short

Robo-scientist's First Findings

Obama blasts anti-Americanism in Europe

At least 12 killed at immigration center in NY

Fannie, Freddie worker bonuses total $210M

Why Legalizing Marijuana Makes Sense

Ted Stevens should run against Palin, Alaska Republican says

Cambodia says 4 Thai troops killed in border clash

Video of Taliban Flogging Rattles Pakistan

Village Mob thwarts Google street view car

Obama Set to Lift Ban on Family Travel to Cuba

Vandal corrects spelling on anti-Obama sign

Obama Set to Lift Ban on Family Travel to Cuba

Brewer order reverses Napolitano’s pro-union move


Prime Loan Default Rates Doubled as Credit Tightened, U.S. Says

OECD names and shames tax havens

Science 'Eureka machine' puts scientists in the shade by working out laws of nature

Diet-Drug Lawyers Guilty of Stealing Settlement Money (Update1)

Fannie and Freddie Detail Retention Bonuses

US Marine stood with gun over Iraqi: witness

Burr delays Duckworth confirmation

Former Bush aides help form new political intel firm

Police arrest 2 in 'horrific' child abuse case

Reporters' hair irks House Republican leader

Venezuelan police sentenced for 2002 violence

Ala. Senator(Shelby) Blocks Pentagon Nominee Over Tanker

Rape victim's lawsuit dismissed

Bailed-out banks eye toxic asset buys

PPG loses bid for World Trade Center

Shooting and hostage situation in Binghamton NY

Mexico's Senate approves property seizure law

‘Holy Hell’ Over Torture Memos (AG Holder wants memos released - Intel officials fighting against)

I baited jaguar trap, research worker says

Protesters Rally On Wall Street To Ask Government To 'Bail Out The People' - Not Big Business

Seton Hall Law Students Reveal That Generals Knew Guantanamo Detainees Were Tortured

Paul, Frank Introduce Hemp Legalization Bill

US Stocks Up; DJIA Has Best 4-Week Streak Since 1933

South Carolina Governor Requests Stimulus Funds

Israel cabinet picture doctored to remove women

NY governor: At least 12 killed in Binghamton

Medvedev praises Comrade Obama after milestone meeting

Inquiry into torture allegations announced (Britain)

White House says U.S. needs H-1B visas to avoid 'competitive disadvantage'

Teen Commits Suicide Due to Bullying: Parents Sue School for Son's Death

Obama to Lift Ban on Family Travel, Remittances to Cuba

Doctors Are Opting Out of Medicare

IOWA Supreme Court Uphold Marriage Equality

PHOTOS & VIDEO Ooh la la, Les Obamas! (April 3)

Todd Palin's half-sister arrested for burglary

'Sexting' Hysteria Falsely Brands Educator as Child Pornographer

AT&T-union negotiations expected down to the wire (100,000 ready to strike)

Vermont House gives final approval to gay marriage

H-1B bill seeks to 'staple' green cards to Ph.D.s

Two more teachers murdered in Colombia

Report: Grand jury investigating Edwards over mistress




OT - Going home tomorrow!!!

Captain Lance Bass

Moderator Availability Thread for Friday April 3rd, 2009

OT - Spammers and the MF






Catherine Vincent

40/3 Snip please, democracy1st.



OT: Gun Forum Mods- sandnsea posting a TON in the gun forum.




OT -- I am sure that you all know that ex-governor of Illinois Rod Blagoejvich was indicted today.

Democracy Now: G20 Talks

Sticks An Stones Can Break My Bones BUT Words Hurt Forever

Stephen Langa Teaching from Richard Cohen's Book

David Shuster Signs Off '1600 Pennsylvania Avenue'

Press Conference: Barack Obama (London Summit 4/2/09) Parts 1-6

Air Force 1 G20 in London President Obama 747 Stansted

Rachel Maddow Grills Colin Powell on Torture Authorization In Bush Admin.

Democratic Rep. Rob Andrews Takes On GOP Climate Change Distortions

I was a witness to the death of Gangsta' culture

Obamas received a rapturous welcome in the French town of Strasbourg

David Shuster's Hypocrisy Watch: Karl Rove sez Obama WH 'playing politics'

TYT: Obama personally creates dialog, compromise, impresses at G20 summit

Noam Chomsky on US War in Afghanistan, NATO and Israel/Palestine Pt.1

To Save A Whale - The Voyages of Greenpeace 1975, 1976

Jack Cafferty-What's Behind Michelle Obama's Popularity- Admits He Has a Crush on Her

George Soros On CNBC April 02

Abraham, Martin and John

In Cramer We Trust?

Cheney Spies On Obama-Red State Update

Goldman Sachs Vet Sparks Conflict On Hill

Project For The New American Century II: William Kristol's Revenge

Norm Coleman: "This is Not Judicial Fast Food"

MSNBC Reports on Iowa Gay Marriage Ruling

Obama Holds Town Hall In Strasbourg, France

ACLU: How Bush Abused Power

Gingrich calls for preemptive attack on North Korean missile using lasers

TYT: Who Is Better - Jon Stewart or Stephen Colbert?

Max Keiser slams bill o'reilly, rush limbaugh, glenn beck on PressTV; comments on g20 summit

Johnny 'Guitar' Watson - Ain't That A Bitch

Blago Does Disney

Rush Limbaugh Talks About - Gordon Brown and "Anal Poisoning"

Jean Klock Park Devastation

Is there any gold at Fort Knox?

Robert Fisk despairs how little impact his work has had.

GOP goes crazy over Obama's bow to Saudi King -- ENOUGH OF THIS!

Why Obama Hates the New York Times

Japan, Sweden may offer economic recovery lesson : Bite the bullet initially and it'll cost less

The Words Have Changed, but Have the Policies?

Conservatives? The Obamas leave 'em flummoxed

Michelle Obama: The Biggest Thing for London Schoolgirls Since Sidney Poitier

Michelle Obama Also Wows French Schoolgirl Madeline

Tax havens: Let in the light

What Real Diplomacy Looks Like

AlterNet: China Hates Us -- How Much Longer Will They Back Our Debt-Ridden Economy?

So, Girl Scouts are Really Storm Troopers, Then?

LTTE: Corporate outsourcing obscene

Bipartisan (adj.)

A Tale of Two Latin American Experiences: Biden and Nixon

Forget Michelle, Now We Know Why the Queen Refused to Meet Sarkozy

The CIA's Open Secrets

Shut Out: How the Cost of Higher Education Is Dividing Our Country

Behind The Numbers: Workforce Dropouts

Israel: Women Photoshopped From Cabinet Picture To Cater To The Ultra-Orthodox

Joe Conason: The French are right (again)

‘Slap In Face’ For US From Israel’s New Government

An Open Letter to Congress: Help Me or I Will Die

At the Ward Churchill verdit

The Return of Statecraft-How Obama proved his mettle at the G20 summit

Post here, if you want graywarrior to FREE THE DUCK!!1!!

Why Legalizing Marijuana Makes Sense

Do You Know What You Are Getting When You Buy Health Insurance?

Iowa Families Headed for Destruction

PBS cuts single payer conclusion from health care documentary

David Sirota: This is the truth on drugs ... any questions?

Texas state Senate bans Vista from use in government agencies

Joe Klein: Why Legalizing Marijuana Makes Sense

White House says U.S. needs H-1B visas to avoid 'competitive disadvantage'

General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt wakes up?

Obama: ".....between you and the pitchforks.”

Don't Socialize the Losses -- Liquidate the Losers

Three Mile Island Horror stories show real risk of nuclear power

Should Obama Control the Internet? —By Steve Aquino

Weekend Economists' Deal You Can't Refuse April 3-5, 2009

Morford: The Last Muscle Car

Western U.S. Entities Move Quickly on Geothermal Mapping

ODAC Newsletter - 3 Apr

(DOE) Stimulus Dollars Begin to Flow: Here's How, Where and When

Germany: The World's First Major Renewable Energy Economy (FU US GOP)

312 MW of Biomass to Power Burger Production in Ohio

Large turbine blade factory slated for Wisconsin Rapids (WI)

"First Read" of the Waxman-Markey Energy and Climate Discussion Draft (Huff Po)

As Baltic Sea Ice Goes, Ringed Seal Pups Hypothermic & Dying - Must Swim Too Early - #s Collapsing

Increased Amounts Of Mercury In Seal Tissue May Be Directly Linked To Sea Ice Loss - ES&T/ENN

Scientists - California Should Begin Planning Now For More & More Intense Wildfires

False Killer Whale Numbers In Freefall Off Hawaii - Scientists Saw None In 2000, 2003 Surveys

Florida - Crist Cuts Area Of Everglades Restoration Plan By More Than 50% - NYT

European Space Agency - Collapse Of Wilkins Sheet Ice Bridge "Appears Imminent"

Endangered right whales appear to be on the rebound (CNN)

On the verge of veganism

Newfoundland touts historic hydro deal with Quebec (Labrabor -> US hydroelectricity)

Action Plan for 50%: How Solar Thermal Can Supply Europe's Energy

Humane Society takes Washington Wildlife Dept to Court over Killing Sea Lions

This may not be appropriate in the way that the DOE thinks...

Two more teachers murdered in Colombia

FIDEL: The Start of the Summit

Morales Charges U.S. Conspiracy to Force Bolivia onto Daylight Savings Time

A Tale of Two Latin American Experiences: Biden and Nixon

LA JORNADA Profiles Cuban-Am, Carlos Pascual, New Ambassador to Mexico

Chavez backs Sudan's al-Bashir

Something you may want to read: Caracas mayor tells Venezuela's military to ignore Chavez

BOREV has a happy friday treat - Cuban gynocologist/American Auto Salesman Ad

VENEZUELA and Iran to Form Joint Companies and Bank

Mexico's Senate approves property seizure law

Venezuelan police sentenced for 2002 violence

Rep. Barbara Lee in Cuba on Congressional delegation to talk tourism and trade

Baduel, rival of Hugo Chavez, arrested in Venezuela

Venezuelan Leader: "Capitalism Needs to Go Down

Chavez at the vanguard (Dr. Francisco Dominguez, Middlesex University)

Cito Gaston on Roger Clemons-“He’s an a------ himself. A complete a------. I will say that out loud,

Remember, it's only spring training,

Giants release Plaxico

Which team do you think made out better in the Cutler trade?

Kyle Orton pics >>

Paging Bill Bellichek: College baseball team clobbered 49-1 in 5 innings

MLB free on your TV until 4/12

Reed Smith Negotiates Ad Industry Deal With Actors

Lax Labor Safety Enforcement Costs Workers’ Lives

NYT: Taking the Boss Hostage? In France, It’s a Labor Tactic

Iowa slaughterhouse child labor trial is postponed

Job losses aren't letting up, forecasters say

Above, Under, and Around the Law

Former Smithsonian Employee Alleges Whistleblower Retaliation

Penalty timeline of the Turner egg farms (3.6 mill 1996 etc)

The best thing women could do to counteract pay inequality might be to join a union.

South Bay car wash owner pays $270,000 in back wages

Wall Street greed IS capitalism

Greeks Stage Walkout Tied to Summit

New York: Starbucks union busting attempts

Today in labor history Apr 3 1954 $4.5 million in back pay and pension credits

Video: Chrysler workers oppose Obama auto plan

We Need a Working Class Program for the Economic Crisis

Union Pacific CEO got 20 percent increase in compensation (while laying off more workers)

Queerty: Best blog answer about phobes across the pond.

Hi all! Anyone in Illinois? Please consideder attending this and tell your friends!

Iowa Supreme Court Rules Gay Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

Vermont Same-sex Marriage Bill Passes House 95-52, short of the 100 majority to override veto

Go Iowa! Make this viral

Those Activist (Republican-Appointed) Judges

Is this heaven? No, it's Iowa!

Does Iowa's decision help us in other states?

Sending all here some Iowa love

Jenny McCarthy Body Count

U.S. Jews offer cautious support for Netanyahu government

Doha Debate on BBC:'This House believes it's time for the US administration to get tough on Israel'

Increased humanitarian aid to Gaza after IDF operation, 29 Mar 2009

Netanyahu: We don't want messianic cult controlling nukes

UN names South African to lead Israel-Gaza probe

Livni: Lieberman ruined years of peace efforts in just 20 minutes

Intruders hunting valuables, police say

Man jailed with a gunshot wound after harassing ex-wife

Home invasion results in shooting of one suspect

“Mexico, US to battle weapons traffic” Napolitano vows to use existing laws. I’m glad Holder doesn’t

Toddler Shoots Himself In The Foot

Teen Says Fatal Shooting An Accident

Man jailed with a gunshot wound after harassing ex-wife NY

Hollywood loves spreading false informaiton about guns.

4-year-old shoots self in hand


I've Got Friends In Low Places - April 2009 - Contrary Investor

FHLB Chairman Disgusted With FDIC Accounting Alchemy, Quits

Pay 100% house insur. Premium, get 60% coverage, 40% IOU. Sound Fair to you?

Banks Plan To Bid Up Each Other's Toxic Assets With Taxpayer Money

Accidental Gun Deaths since 1981

Congress gives its staff 9.1 million in bonuses.

Efficiency reduces stability, and vice versa

Man shot during pizza-shop robbery attempt dies

Fannie and Freddie Detail Retention Bonuses

'Good Banks' Are the Cost Effective Way Out of the Financial Crisis

Rep. Wexler of Fla introduces 3% tax hike bill ... on working class.

Former AIG CEO: We Should Have Let It Fail

It’s a Bird…It’s a Plane . . . No, it’s Spitzer to the Rescue

Move to Ease 'Mark' Rule May Subvert Treasury Plan

Robbery suspect dies after getting shot, run over

Home invasion leads to gun battle with two intruders

geez, you guys

Teen Girl Killed By Accidental Shooting

While you two argue and post back and forth

19 month old dead in accidental shooting

Bank of America to pay $713 million in TARP Preferred Dividends (Bloomberg)

Should we ban everything that accidentally kills kids?

“Mexican Gangs With American Guns: 'A Threat To U.S. National Security'” Brady lies ad nauseam

“DHS, Drug Interdiction and Common Sense”, forget Posse Comitatus, integrate & expand existing

Has anyone ever pulled a gun and fired back at one of these shooters?

Orange Blossom Trail pharmacist kills armed robber

Gunman kills at least 12 or 13 people in Binghamtom N.Y.

Ever have a suspicion this country's gold has been spent?

Who Killed the Little Man?

Social Security: There Is No Trust; There Is No Fund

The quiet around here is deafening. I suppose we all have a lot of weird weather and rain.

Woo-hoo! The first Iditarod gallery is up.

Don we now our gay apparel....

First Friday Photos (April 09)

PA: Death penalty for those who sell land to Jews

Angel Numbers - Doreen Virtue

Best Pet for Your Sign

NPR Science Friday: A Tour of the Universe

Revealed: why we need a good night's sleep

The Evolution of Religion (Link NSFW)

Virginia, the 24th state to adopt “choose life” auto license plate

Man vents anger on 8-foot tall Moses statue

Crazy things being preached by Evangelicals

What's the best world map projection? [long]

In honor of the March Crepe Challenge

What's for dinner ~ Friday ~ April the 3rd Edition


Dorothy Hunt, wife of Howard Hunt was killed in a plane crash...she was carrying blackmail money---!

I'd like these videos debunked, anyone personally know a good skeptic?

What's wrong with this picture

Movie Screening - PARIS 36

Canada denies passport to blacklisted citizen

As to my AVG only situation from a post prior to this, I reinstalled

Vista sound problem

Need LightScribe software.

Time Warner metering experiment