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Archives: August 8, 2009

lol how not to answer a question on Hardball

AlterNet: Corporate Dominance of Every Aspect of Our Lives Is Suffocating us

"I would suggest the former governor is stoned, but that would be an insult to stoners."

Kieth Olbermann needs his own radio show

Coultergeist on CSPAN "Frivolous ethics complaints are a specialty of the left"

I Love Janeane Garofalo

OMG CNN Interviewing woman from Glenn Beck's 912 Thingy

CEBK: Close Encounters of the Beck Kind

Fundies: The Infidel American Psychological Association will pay for rejecting the Ex-Gay !!!!

Luxury resort dismantles room based on what you are willing to pay.

Anyone else use Twitter?

Quick question about Westboro Baptist Church

Limbaugh 's discussing Hitler compared to Obama is disgusting.

Deranged man runs around Hollywood in broad daylight stabbing homeless men to death

DU my facebook poll!

Pelosi protesters doll up children in Nazi imagery;

YAY! KO is calling them TERRORISTS!

Anyone interested in Sibel Edmonds, join her facebook.

Senate Confirms Legal Nominees, But Not the Biggest Ones

Maddow guest just nailed it!!

KO on Prince and the Crusade n/t

The purpose of the disruptors (or at least those pulling the strings)

Protest, protesters, attitude against protesters. St. Paul, RNC last fall.

The only "protest" covered on MSM is Repug protest - Teabaggers, Birthers, Unhealthies, etc.

Where is this SEIU pwnage video that some people are speaking of?

Cameras Come to the Supreme Court - In HD, No Less

Palin's "death panel" remarks remind me of how we dodged bullet in November.

Tiger Woods' Fart Goes Viral --- Warning, not for sensitive folks

Bill Maher tonight...

What I wish I could do at each of these town hall meetings...

Canada! Please initate a "We Feel Sorry For You Americans" program & let us buy in at 2x your costs

A few things Realthuglicans have taught me

Sarah Palin the Joker.

No health insurance, no heart transplant

Lynne Cheney wants to toast Marsh-Mullahs

A 2,010-Calorie Shake?!?! (and Other Shocking Drinks to Avoid)

DU'ers: Write and urge Charlie Crist to appoint Bob Graham to replace Mel Martinez in FL as Senator

Meet Obama's new US District Judicial Nominees

grow the fuck up

Too tired to respond. HELP!

Who uses the term "free speech" to describe the mob tactics that lobbyists are orchestrating?

Why would Obama make a deal with the drug makers? Why make

That Tylenol commercial with the naked, old people is really creepy.

A minor opinion about Sarah Palin's parenting...

Its time to our maneuver the Tea Bag Town Hallers...

A New Low ... Glenn Beck Fantasizes About Poisoning Pelosi

Republicans actually acting reasonable on Real Time

Dear GOP, take a close look at this...

Another opinion on HR 3200, the cynic's opinion.

PBS Newshour tonight - the Brooks/Shields segment discussing the Town Halls

Another chance to hear Frank Schaeffer on Rachel Maddow!

Town Hall Meeting Recruits...

"A Sin Against God"

"The election broke their brains." -- Bart Simpson

Is Rep. Issa really for single payer?

Union Faces Threats as Mob Mentality Deepens on Right

The look on Rep. Issa's face was priceless

What do the anti-democracy thugs want?

What do the anti-democracy thugs want?

I have a confession to make

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF!! Best of Malloy tonight

Writing, Grammar, and Spelling Geeks ..... Freeper englash righting

CNN poll just posted: Who do you trust more to overhaul US health system?

Chill The Fuck Out

I don't want Obama to kill my baby either.

Hey, David Gergen is calling out the GOP leadership for condoning the townhall disruptions.

Has Canada euthanized Gordie Howe and Don Cherry yet?

How the other side lives LOL

How the other side lives LOL

The 3 things we, and Obama, must demand of Health Care Reform

Corporations: Sentient Robots?

Claire McCaskill's town hall canceled, but she is forging on...

Suit Seeks Right to Pack Heat in Public.

FBI Investigates Danziger Bridge (Katrina deaths) and other NOLA PD alleged civil rights violations

FBI Investigates Danziger Bridge (Katrina deaths) and other NOLA PD alleged civil rights violations

Health Debate Turns Hostile at Town Hall Meetings

Insurrection (rebellion) is a Federal Crime USC18 Part 1 Chapter 115 § 2383

Ann Coulter tonight on CSPAN - Speaking to a bunch of brain washed Right Wing Assholes....

Looks like Freedom Works decided Freeperland needed some love. The Freepathon just jumped up 30% in


Why do wingnuts think Obama is trashing the Constitution?

Notice how neither Issa nor Kingston

I guess I'll have to wait for the next president for a chance at something I have wanted

Pandora's Box, opened

What are we actually going to do? What can we do to.

Question, Where are all the health care demonstrations and

Cash for Clunkers Hurting Used Car Dealers

Quote of the day -

Meet Obama's new US Circuit Judicial Nominees (with court composition analysis/graphs)

From a fark thread on healthcare ...

FAIR ACTION ALERT: Did GE Stifle Keith Olbermann? Fox and MSNBC's Gentlemen's Agreement

So thats why everyone over 30 was killed on Logans Run. They had a single payer....

Sorry if this is in the wrong area....RE: Organization For America

Dimocrats! Stop stereotypicalizing hickerbillies!

Senator Sanders Unfiltered (video)

"Keep your government hands off my Medicare!"

If the Town Hall meetings were scaled down a bit,

Sarah thinks Obama is going to kill her baby

Philadelphia Police Officer Accused Of Running Unauthorized Criminal Background Check On Obama

Another illiterate freeper pic for the moran files

The Federalists and Anti Federlist Papers were public discourse

Top 20 Largest Cases of Companies Caught for Fraud Against the Government

Reuters: "Angry Americans" Disrupt health care town halls - NO mention that these are astroturf

Reuters: "Angry Americans" Disrupt health care town halls - NO mention that these are astroturf

I'm really getting tired of assholes...

Would you report this to the authorities? If so, how do you make the report?

'Bum fixes the economy

I don't like to go to Canada anymore

What's the deal with Senator Mel Martinez?

The actual plan to kill off people who aren't productive enough

The actual plan to kill off people who aren't productive enough

World Health Org. Health care ratings

On this Day

Repost: If You Think...

No duh moment - Bad Crowd: Why Juvenile Detention Makes Teens Worse

University of Toronto archaeologists find cache of cuneiform tablets in 2,700-year old Turkish templ

If Obama has actually managed to turn the economy around

My friend just told me she's been fatigued and her left toes/hands went numb a few days ago

What would happen if an anchor, broadcaster or TV personality ...

Glenn Beck has gone Lord-of-the-Flies

Better cable news, please

BBC: Polish woman fined for gay abuse

Obama: Healthcare critics make outlandish claims

More Twitter fun from the RW mobsters

Rachel Maddow on "Obama Death Camps" for Seniors & Disabled Debunked! Pass this on!!

Think carefully--how many riots or revolutions have been waged by old, fat middle-class white folks?

Fox News Offers Viewers Dem’s Town Hall Schedules But Not GOP’s

Democracy has failed. Quick, we need a queen. PICK ME! I'm the new Queen of America.

US Army finds Iraq electrocution death accidental

So about this euthanasia for the elderly thing

i would think 'feeling naked' after losing twitter for the day

CNN: Kenyan offers livestock dowry for Chelsea Clinton

Hamid Karzai Set to Ink Secret Deal to Stay in Power(With Help Form Holbrooke)

Hamid Karzai Set to Ink Secret Deal to Stay in Power(With Help Form Holbrooke)

The Heart of a Hero Beats On

AP: Texas man convicted of rape freed after DNA tests

UK in Afghanistan “For 40 years” Says General

Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee

Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee

There are groups out there encouraging sedition, aided by a complicit media

Pakistan Taliban Denies Leader Dead

DoJ Pressures Ohio Election Commission to Block Sibel Edmonds Testimony

Health Care Opponent Calls for Town Hall Violence via Twitter

Health Care Opponent Calls for Town Hall Violence via Twitter

Health Care Opponent Calls for Town Hall Violence via Twitter

Health Care Opponent Calls for Town Hall Violence via Twitter

I go to city council meetings now and then, if someone repeatedly yells,

Krugman reviews Justin Fox’s 'Myth of the Rational Market'

Go vote.

Repubs, Be careful what you wish for...

U.S. and Britain again target Afghan poppies

The President Needs An Hour In Primetime

A quote to brighten up your morning - and timely too.

Palin is on Comcast's homepage

Palin: "My baby with Down Syndrome will have to stand in front of Obama’s death panel"

Real Time With Bill Maher live thread

White House warns Rush: Nazi talk puts you on ' thin ice'

did you see this on Rachel Maddow last night?

National Guard not advertising for political-dissent internment camps

The real terrorists

THREE PERCENT of Latinos now have a favorable view of the GOP.

Anti-Choicer plan for America exposed - Turning pregnant women into prisoners with no rights

Piss off a wingnut.. make and carry a sign that says: Matthew 25:40 to your next open house..

Single payer as moral public policy

When it comes to politics, I think there are essentially four types of people:

"Gingrich and the rest can’t compute that their white man-led conservative revolution is dead."

Is "King of The Hill" conservative propaganda?

The RW's thinly coded call for assassination. Call it what it is, TERRORISM

Ancient burial ground gets national designation

OpenLeft: Still A Zero Sum, Two-Party Game

Why Does Political Correctness Only Apply To Dems, Liberals Or Progressives?....

"Dead People don't hate America"

Freeper calls for military coup...

Did anyone see the Julia Childs movie tonight? It looks good, and Charlie Rose

Healthcare reform: an elderly man being terrorized by the Right.

For those wanting real health care reform, not health insurance reform look at this:

Where is the Enforcement of the Beloved Patriot Act?

Notice how the the discord is ALSO preventing questions from the LEFT side of the debate as well

"government is killing silicon valley innovation"

Suicide bombers in Western tradition

"dominant corporate media" instead of 'main stream media' (M$M)

"dominant corporate media" instead of 'main stream media' (M$M)

Fla. man blames cat paws for child porn downloads

Rush. Bizarre. Nucking futs.

Sarah Palin described in emoticons

*sigh* My brother is slowly becoming a right wing birther/conspiracy nut.....

Sonia Sotomayor has taken her oath!!

Chicago Tribune's Rick Pearson accuses Hannity/FNC of "hijacking my credibility" & "identity theft"

Someone needs to tell the teabaggers to stop driving to protest healthcare on those socialist roads!

So did Roberts futz the oath this time?

hands off their stilettos, please...

I Just Witnessed Direct, Immediate, And Historic Change In America

Can someone tell me how Prof. Gates was disorderly, but these town hall disruptors are not?

"I want my America back!!" - What exactly does she mean?

John Perkins- Honduras: Military Coup Engineered By Two US Companies?

Healthcare critics make outlandish claims, Obama says

TPM: Palin defends her brand as chief Republican Moonbat.

Congress needs to be called back into session

Just for fun - extremely entertaining Youtube videos

PETA starts 'Cash for Cluckers' program to lessen chicken consumption

Obama's health care reform: "it's people...PEEEOPLLLLLE!!!!

Job security but no advancement from bottom rung

Can't anyone else see it (am I completly nuts????) Faux news

Cash for clunkers: Why republicans are against it? They can figure this out in New Delhi

The trouble about saying all the townhall protestors are paid shills...

The trouble about saying all the townhall protestors are paid shills...

Humane Society on Dolphin movie - "The Cove": What You Should Know About Dolphins in Captivity

July 2009 vehicle sales

Channeling right-wing fears

Health Care Protester Exposed As GOP Operative

Obama admin teams with grassroots groups to ‘Green the Block’

Teabaggers disrupt the Sermon on the Mount

Obama- Calling Them Out

What happened to this? --- McCain to Filibuster Cash for Clunkers

Palin: Obama’s health plan is ‘downright evil’

CNN Refusing To Run Health Care Ad: "CEO of Insurance Giant Cigna Makes $5,883 Per Hour"

Let's talk about drugs

Be friendly if the "TeaBaggers" come to your town.

Fox News Wins The Worst Persons TRIFECTA!

One online gun dealer sold the guns to 3 mass killers: Gym killer, VA tech and NIU killers

What happened to the lamented neutering of Keith Olbermann?

Sarah Palin: Leave My Kids Alone!

TN Supreme Court: Public Records Laws Apply to Corrections Corp. of America

We'll know when we get there: Sincerely, John Hughes.

I'm getting nervous. The upswing in violent talk and actions in this country sounds too familiar.

Wow...this "Town Hall" thingy is neat! Too bad it wasn't around February 2003

Does the present healthcare system keep wages lower ??

"AARP officials walk out of meeting, refuse questions concerning ObamaCare from angry seniors"

Crazy Woman Who Some Say May Have Tried To Kill Her Own Son, Accuses Obama of Trying To Finish Him

For Some Levity In These Tense Healthcare Moments, See The Twitter Hashtag @deathpanel!

David Brooks compares astrotufers to Code Pink

You know what's so juicy about the birthers/healthers/freepers comparing Obama to Hitler?

I worry for my city next month


More Americans Think The Sun Revolves Around The Earth Than Believe Oil Co's., HMOs, Are Honest

If Progressives had done the same crap that they Teabaggers are doing

In all this town-hall crap, are any media reminding us that Shrubby only allowed Republicans at his?

One Reason The Teabagging Birthers May Get Radically Violent Soon - Frustration

Luxury hotel offers campy deal for $19 a night

Answer: "That's ok, I'm already a registered republican." Question:

The Face Of Terror

Doing Globalization the Right Way

CNN poll: Who do you trust more to overhaul the U.S. health care system?

Are you paying a lot for health care and see it skyrocketing if something

My sister is trying to convince me that Obama wants to force end of life on people...

Sarah Dumbass: Obama would let the dingoes kill Trig! (or some such bullshit like that)

Sarah Dumbass: Obama would let the dingoes kill Trig! (or some such bullshit like that)

Rich neighbors asking for money

"C Street" and the Military

Keep an eye on your cat. It might be downloading porn.

Federal judge Robert Takasugi dies

Clinton - Bond or Mcclane? (Photo heavy)

Let's be realistic about guns:

Taking on Guns

I am so pissed off at the Town Hall disrupters...

"republic must be saved by mob rule!"

Let's Play Hypotheticals With Health Care Reform........

Freepers worry about being rounded up and put into camps.

Alcohol and Phone-Call Details in Wrong-Way Crash

How does family coverage work under mandatory insurance plans

Mouse builds nest egg in ATM with $20 bills

"You are evil, truly evil,"

Holy COW! Justice Roberts hands were shaking badly!

If universal healthcare is stopped, will you EVER vote for a Blue Dog again?

Congress enjoys diving, snorkeling @ Great Barrier Reef, rain forest cable cars...& YOU PAID FOR IT.

IMPRESSIVE: The Amount Of Ignorance Shoved Into A 10 Minute Video

Are You Unknowingly Eating Horse Meat?

Who else just saw Frank Schaeffer on Rachel Maddow?

Fox News article from 4 years ago about Bush's screening policies at his "Town Halls"

the media loves sarah palin....the ex-governor

Kitty, After a Night of Downloading Porn

Simple question to DUers

Sanity Makes A Showing in Northern Florida......

How much input do you guess the insurance lobby had on writing these health care bills?

In defense of Radio Shack (re: Bill Maher tonight)

Trial Of ex-Rep. Renzi (R-Az) pushed back to 2010

UPS is a corporate sponsor of Beck's show -- let's send them letters & emails

For the Love of Profit

Latest Freeperism is a constitutional disaster...

Do the Palinites actually believe the "death panel" nonsense, or is it faux hysteria?

The latest email garbage being forwarded...

The latest email garbage being forwarded...

National Health Care Day of Action Photo Gallery

Inventing tales of a union "beating" (at a town hall meeting this week in St. Louis)

I've posted a summary links index thread on the "Sibel Edmonds and other Whistleblowers" group...

RWingNuts are obviously gullible.

Ben Stein loses NY Times column over endorsement

Why I hate visiting my family members sometimes...

Religious Health Care Supporters Launching Campaign

Sibel is on Twitter for anyone who wishes to follow her. She just tweeted this

Secret Service looking into Obama-Joker fax

Secret Service looking into Obama-Joker fax

Caption - but be gentle

"What has kept the world safe from the bomb since 1945 has not been deterrence....."

GOP co-sponsor of birther bill won’t show his birth certificate

Here's the federal budget pie. Start slicing and dicing to pay for single payer.

John Pilger: Books That Counter Our "Training" To Make War

MobileMe users beware. It appears that a phishing scam about MobileMe

"You might think the screen grab above is unfair. The image isn't exceptional, it's characteristic."

if it comes down to a choice to pay for either parkinson's treatment or abortion which would you do?

TheRealNews: The Downing Street memo Pt.1 - A MUST SEE

Obama Reverses Stand on Drug Industry Deal

Ex-Chaplain Offered to Sacrifice Jesus Crusade For ‘Adequate Compensation’

Ex-Chaplain Offered to Sacrifice Jesus Crusade For ‘Adequate Compensation’

Republicans have found their stride...

Freeper likens Orly to Lena Lamont in "Singin' In the Rain"

Glenn Beck jokes about poisoning Speaker of the House

Why are US consumers subsidizing health care research for the rest of the world?

An Ode to Astroturf-- And to Sara Palin

Pirate worried bloodshed would cut the sea gangs' profits.

The Health Insurers Have Already Won

Grateful for the Town Hall Idiots

Some of these old farts have been angry since Nixon...

Some of these old farts have been angry since Nixon...

Hmmm, there's a Tea Party Express headed my way

You know what would solve the teabagger bullshit? Debate them!

Tea Party Goers in Action: Video of St. Louis Tea Party Protest at SEIU office

{SOS} Clinton helps South Africa bloom (BBC)

Question for GOP Leaders: What Would It Take for You to Condemn the Hatefulness?

The Nation: Conservatives are the Real Joker

Sotomayor, Hispanics and the Martinez Resignation

Idea: Junkers for Clunkers?

Saturday hate mail-apalooza at Daily Kos

So...When is the March on Washington for Health Care?

Make your prediction: The first dscharge of a firearm at a town hall meeting will happen in ........

RIP Willy DeVille

Michigan police say purse snatching suspect was caught by his own seat belt

No Survivors Found as 2 Aircraft Collide

Coffee out of nose SQUIRT alert -

A question for the deathers: Since when has the LEFT been against folks "non-productive in society"?

I just watched "Yes Men Fix the World" on HBO -- It's a "must see"

I just watched "Yes Men Fix the World" on HBO -- It's a "must see"

The best way to handle the tea bagger mobs is to turn them into a joke.

What I think is behind the tea bagging and Astroturfing of town hall meetings phenomena.

ALL RIGHT I'm on my way to being rich.... I was just looking out my kitchen

I love the USA. Anyone find it slightly ironic that we might go to blows over health care?

Teabaggers Bring Guns To Cohen Health Care Eve

Amish Re-Construction in Crystal Beach Texas. . . .

Why aren't the faux-testers being tossed out of these town halls?

President Obama should disclose all "deals" made with the drug, insurance and health care industry!

Completely shallow re Justice Sotomayor

Anyone watching this fundraising program on NBC

Its so easy to confuse Ensure and Insure Climate Change Seen as Threat to U.S. Security

Unions Receiving Increasingly Direct Threats Of Violence Over Town Hall Participation

Is DU acting strange for anyone else? Everytime I scroll to the bottom, it loads

My response from my letter to Chrysler re: Lou Dobbs show

Sounds like Blackwater founder Erik Prince was operating a child prostitution service in Iraq

The Orly Taitz Admiration Society and Presidential Exploratory Committee

Joan Walsh, Salon: Palin's "Trig & Obama's Death Panel" posts would be funny if it weren't so sad

Taxes and Health Care

looking for t-shirts, pins ect that are pro public option

Cambodia cancels landmine pageant

Kenyan offers livestock dowry for Chelsea Clinton

Woodburn teen kidnapped by man police say had "inappropriate relationship" with victim

Not all bad news. This is a good week for Democrats (comment by Chuck Todd on MSNBC)

Not all bad news. This is a good week for Democrats (comment by Chuck Todd on MSNBC)

Break-through Healthcare Plan

Olbermann-O'Reilly Plot Thickens: Howard Kurtz or NYT: Who Got Punk'd by Their Sources?

Sotomayor Fans Claim the Phrase ‘Wise Latina’

Isn't "Death Panel" Already A Reality Program On Fox Network?

Insurance company greed: "The Rainmaker"

GOP Congressman Questions Obama's Citizenship At Town Hall

Hey, new DUers, welcome! I see a lot of you. What brought you here


Australian Sex Party Gets All-Clear

Friends Of Bill

Did Bill Maher ask his Repug panel about Medicare last night?

Ken Gladney should release his medical records related to the recent "attack" against him

Americans Fantasize, Germans Act:

Young asians should get their own damned health care!!!!

THE strangest painting of Obama yet!

A quote from a German friend I will never forget, on Nazism.

Harkin Health Care Event Erupts in Shouting Match

Great post - David! Just donated to...

I recommend liberals begin arming themselves

Is there a synopsis of the revelations from Sibel yet? Here's what I know so far:

Check in if you officially don't give a flying fuck what Sarah Palin thinks about ANYTHING.

Why does the U.S. jail child rape victims?

Obscene salaries being paid to to health care CEO's

Patriotic? Not So Much. Bullies? You Betcha.

People 'get happier as they age' (BBC)

I'm at a coffee with the congressman and these teabaggers are nuts

Great grandmother is another victim of socialized medicine.

I bet it's a gloomy day over at Jeff Sessions' house.

Poll : Who is in favor of using violence against the "tea baggers" violence at town hall meetings.

'Brown Shirts'? Town Hall teabaggers' ranks are indeed riddled with right-wing extremists

Are Women’s LIves The Canary In The Political Coal Mine

Idea for town halls: Billionaires for Bush approach. Street theater folks!

Idea for town halls: Billionaires for Bush approach. Street theater folks!

James Zogby: "Danger on the Right"...

David Adkisson's manifesto - "Go Kill Liberals"

David Adkisson's manifesto - "Go Kill Liberals"

Big Netroots announcement! The Big Dawg is coming to Pittsburgh

Obama's "Death Panel" will see you now...

Let Them Eat Cake.

only caught the end of oliver north on hannity

X to the E. Gen-X'rs for Euthanasia.

Anyone watch "Whale Wars"

I'll die before the endgame, says Terry Pratchett in call for law to allow assisted suicides in UK

They are trying to get Obama killed

File Sharing Leaks Sensitive Federal Data, Lawmakers Are Told

William Greider: Obama's $80 Billion Deal with Pharma Is a Very Bad Deal for Us

TOONS: Doonesbury - This Week's Complete 'C Street/The Family' Storyline

Maintaining human health should be a strictly not-for-profit endeavor

And You Thought a Prescription Was Private

How THEY Are Spending YOUR Money

Huffington Post: Unions To Take On Conservative Groups Health Care Town Halls

Why in the hell is MSNBC, aside from Keith/Rachel, NOT spelling it out re "teabaggers?"

Is it fascism yet?

What is the purpose of the public option? is it only to reduce costs because it operates cheaper?

What is the purpose of the public option? is it only to reduce costs because it operates cheaper?

Where have I seen the faces of the town hall protesters before?

Note: Sibel is back. I sent her the following thread:

the kinds of things that make women happy are heel-friendly streets and pink parking garages.

UPDATED 5X: The Glenn Beck/Fox Boycott is Working!!

'Brooks Brothers riot alumni' spotted at anti-health rally

Giving Names To The GOP Townhall Mobs ...

Response from UPS regarding my letter about them sponsoring Glenn Beck:

FYI: Sibel Edmonds and other Whistleblowers Group

Who said this-

To win this fight, we must not overreact in the face of THEIR overreaction.

Children of the 80s: You simply must read this moving blog post about John Hughes

God hates fags ... God hates the sick and uninsured ... What's the difference?

Is the economy starting to recover?

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor - pics

Top Blue Dog Boasts: "We Held Bill Hostage," Killed Single Payer

Reaganomics in a nutshell

Sturmabteilung - My German grand-parents warned me

Teabaggers With Guns At Tennessee Townhall!

CNN poll needs some DU love

Sibel completes testimony implicates Congressional Members

The problem with America is that the opinions of stupid people are given too much import

Levin and Hannity: Obama is Responsible for Anything that Happens in these Town Hall Meetings

Well, it happened. Obama's death panel decided I'm too lazy to live.

"I've eaten raw rat. Nothing else could possibly be that bad"

A French Revelation, or The Burning Bush

DU This Poll: Should Lou Dobbs Keep His Job?

what would successful health care reform look like to you?

On This Day In History, 1974: Nixon Resigns as President

I left a nasty note on a teabgger's car today.

After walking away from town hall brawl, conservative shows up on Fox in wheelchair

Canadians: do Canadian medical doctors still get rich under your system?



For everyone here who has had a health care rant or story--

Whoa...the Doom/Gloom GOP has been Fucked with the DOW going UP and not DOWN

Was The Military Coup in Honduras Engineered By Two US Companies?

Was The Military Coup in Honduras Engineered By Two US Companies?

Fascism: "Yes, kids: we are there now..."

A letter from a right wing friend of mine to Obama

Another Whale Wars post... No wait! You HAVE TO SEE THIS VIDEO!

Pictures of the Coffee with the Congressman I attended this morning

Oh what BS! The Kenneth Gladney lie;

Fox News Is Killing The GOP

Real News in the Age of Infotainment: Weekly Economic Roundup

Freaky Sleep Paralysis: Being Awake in Your Nightmares

2 nuns from Sisters of Mercy focus on jailed immigrants

Women at Risk

Dems Hold Their Own at MA Town Hall

The right way to fix these town hall disruptions

Fox & friends: bring your guns. There will be blood shed, and most, if not all of it will be ours.

Florida: pay $190 a month for "catastrophic" insurance that only pays $25,000?

The grave injustice of COMMEMORATING victims of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

The Billionaires for Bush have taken on health care reform! LOL

In any Townhall, the very first question should be - how many of you here are on Medicare or VA?

Senator Sanders Unfiltered

The Guardian: Media Misogyny and Harriet Harmon

Sibel Edmonds's deposition is underway. DOJ a no show.

When is the next DU photo contest?

I'm not sure I'll be able to get through this but I'm going to try: End of Life

Denied a job because of a consumer credit check?

The Hope of Awakening Consciousness

The Hope of Awakening Consciousness

Lobbyist Dick Armey's "Freedom Works" Is Orchestrating HC Riots on Behalf of His Corporate Clients

Meet Sean Hannity's wife, Jill Rhodes Hannity, photographed at a right-wing concert

*** Bradblog LIVE BLOGGING Sibel Edmonds deposition ***

The right wing appears to be basing their "death to old people" fears on words of Zeke Emanuel.

Strangest title on a news article: "Improved 'beaver deceiver' OK'd"

I've got a truckload of sheetrock and a 1200 sq ft outbuilding...

Do women go to sports games together?

Simon's Cat in 'Fly Guy' - LOL

Congratulations blockhead! 884 posts!

One week to go....

I'm out of my mind right now, please leave a message after the beep.

Gotta go, Glenn Ford up next on TCM in 3:10 to Yuma - that man was sexy as hell! nt

***** Thankyoulations*****


The Grateful Dead sing the National Anthem (Garcia, Weir, Welnick)

Cops with flashlights, & other stuff happening out back.

Oily Taitz "The Remix"

Marilyn and Tony

Lock And Load!

Lock And Load!

Want to stay at a luxury hotel in San Diego for $19 per night?

Barack Obama's Facebook Feed

"Now Go Home and Get Your Fucking Shine Box"

Fav Bill Murray Cinematic Vehicle

No Monkey! Dont do it!

Would you **** your own ***** if you *****?

OK, it's Friday (Saturday here in DC). I suggest y'all watch this brief video. Harold. Blue Notes

Dancin' In the Moonlight

Cocaine contributed to the death

BREAKING: Clampett family forced to sell mansion, eat Ellie Mae's critters for survival

35 years ago today, Philippe Petit walked on a tightrope stretched b/w the tops of the Twin Towers

"Robot Lesbian Roofing and Siding."

A young woman at the oil change place winked at me

i'm having one of those days where i'm amazed anyone could possibly want to marry me

Chris Rock Video - "How not to get your ass kicked by the police"

Did Anyone See The Fan Fall Over The Railing At The Pirates Game Tonight?

I want to create a "Death Panel" to reveiw "the thread that never dies"

Beginning Friday, Aug. 14 @ 11:59 PM, it's wooDUstock: 3 Days of Peace & Music, here in The Lounge

Regarding knives

Saw Steely Dan tonight

Congratulations City Lights! 15,000 posts!

*******HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY to blue neen!!*******

Congratulations ColbertWatcher! 30,000 posts!

*******HAPPY BELATED ANNIVERSARY to DeposeTheBoyKing!!*******

*******HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY to Jamastiene!!*******

*******HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY to tyedyeto!!*******

Are you cool?

I think some kids were huffing freon out of my air conditioner

Palin Death Panels

Where Can I Download Free Movies

I need a definitive answer and I need it now: Does your chewing gum lose its flavor

Scary clouds last Wednesday in Montana.

DU Song Of The Day

Is decluttering part of empty nest?


Ouch. (fixed)

I found out who's going to be on the death panel!

Stephen King's "It":

National anthem to be played at the Natinals game today

Saw a sign on a pickup truck this afternoon that really pissed me off.

My friend has a radio show

Anyone else harvesting their home-grown cannabis yet?

Can someone help me make sense of this thread?

Obscure Mike Tyson question... For all you boxing fans...

Any feedback on

Deodorant Question

I just converted to Mozilla FireFox.

what are THE BEST headphones

Get down tonight!

Ugh, I'm annoyed.

I will be spending the day at the Festival of Wood.

I get my eyebrows waxed because, quite honestly...

On a personals/dating site

Gram Parsons - Tonight the Bottle Let Me Down


Migraine sufferers - which is the worst thing about migraines?

Keep an eye on your cat. It might be downloading porn.

Is that creepy Palm Pre woman in the movie on SyFy right now?

Kitty, After a Night of Downloading Porn


Why Captain Sisko was the best Starfleet Captain ever.

*******HAPPY BIRTHDAY toTuesday Afternoon!!*******

ShamWow Vince just told me I was going to love his nuts. He wants me to buy a slap chop too.

Elvis, if still alive, would be 74. I wonder if he'd be singing Jonas Bros. & Kelly Clarkson shit.

Anyone else harvesting their home-grown tomatoes yet?

My sister's best friend, and friend of the family passed this evening.

Crawling baby rescued from middle of South Euclid street

Bob Marley - Redemption Song (acustic)

Three early morning cactus pictures. {dial-up caution}

Any Blackberry experts in the house? "Device Error 394"

On a Rant indeed!

WTF moment?!

I came very close to having a major accident on the 408 today

I need a definitive answer and I need it now: are there such things as ghosts

What actors or actresses do you miss?

Just a rant - anyone else find young beauty contests sick?

Judy Garland singing "Over the Rainbow".

Vibes for a close friend of mine, if you can spare them...her mother passed yesterday.

Q What do fat bellies, yellow teeth, and cleavage have in common?

Music for Cats...

I finally caught him!!!! (graphic photo)

I've lost 91 pounds (pics)

This morning, I started my shower while still wearing my glasses.

What is with this freaky guy?

Prayers, positive energy & good vibes needed

*******HAPPY BIRTHDAY to wildhorses!! (where did you go, my friend?)*******

Has anyone ever 'punished' their kids by not letting go to their job?

How old is the main computer you use?

Tickle deodorant commercial 1978

Family cat 'eaten by pet python' (BBC)

I Don't Post Often in the Lounge

Why doesn't she eat?

We just bought land!!!

Blue pepper flower? {dial up warning) pic heavy.

Is 40 too old to try to have a baby?

Describe the music you love with one list

Did anyone see the Julia Childs movie tonight? It looks good, and Charlie Rose

Three British paratroopers killed in Afghanistan

Eunice Kennedy Shriver in critical condition

White House: Deal With Big Pharma Bars Price Negotiations

Premiers put weight behind push for U.S.-Canada trade deal

In Europe, 'cash for clunkers' drives sales

Florida bank failures bring 2009 tally to 71

Fresno health care forum canceled

Anne Wexler, Political Adviser and Lobbyist, Dies at 79

Indian anger at ex-rebel's death

Off-duty cops clocked in excess of 145 mph on motorcycle

Sotomayor to Be Sworn In as Justice Saturday.

Palin says Obama's health care plan is 'evil'

Malaysia denies Internet filter will curb dissent

Palin calls Obama healthcare plan "evil"

Obese Texas inmate hides gun in his flabs of fat

TVA plan for Ala. nuclear plant drops to 1 reactor

India intercepts North Korean ship

LIVE BLOG: Deposition of Sibel Edmonds Underway, DoJ a 'No Show', All Questions Being Answered...

Glaciers a canary in the coal mine of global warming

Nine feared dead in NY air crash

NOPD Investigated In Post-Katrina Civil Rights Cases

Eric Holder's Conflict of Interest

EXCLUSIVE UPDATE: DoJ Pressures Ohio Election Commission to Block Edmonds Testimony

French embassy targeted in Mauritania attack

Sotomayor Takes Oath from Chief Justice Roberts

Salmonella outbreak strikes 27, prompts beef recall

Venezuela returns Colombia envoy

Secret Service looking into Obama-Joker fax (“Death to All Marxists Foreign and Domestic”)

French Academic, Embassy Staff Stand Trial in Iran

UK 'may have 40-year Afghan role'

Healthcare critics make outlandish claims: Obama

Paulson, Goldman CEO spoke often last fall: report

Minneapolis, MN's Rosemary Williams, Evicted yesterday, neighbors and activist now Squatting

Unions Receive Increasingly Scary Threats Of Violence For Town Hall Participation

Tesla Says It Is Now Profitable, Ships 109 Roadsters In July

Helicopter crashes in the Hudson - after collision with small plane

Chavez asks Colombia's Uribe to explain base plan

Deposition of Sibel Edmonds Underway, DoJ a 'No Show', All Questions Being Answered...

11-Year-Old Boy Dies After Mom Says GPS Left Them Stranded in Death Valley

South Florida doctors paid thousands by Eli Lilly

Obama Admin. Asks High Court to Hear Torture Photo Case

Sen. Kerry frets over Obama letter to GOP

Obama Says `Worst May be Behind Us' on Recession

Geithner asks Congress for higher US debt limit (to $12.1 TRILLION)

Palin says Obama's health care plan is 'evil'

JTMP Interviews Iranian singer Shamim

Keith Olbermann: Health Care Political Terrorism

Iranian Human Rights Activist Speaks at Candlelight Vigil (Translated!)

Carnahan Answers Questions On The Violence At Meeting

This Aint' No Recession

Keith Olbermann: WorldNetDaily Punked By Obama Kenyan Birth Certificate

Iraqi group executed by members of Iraqi VP security detail

CollegeHumor Originals / We Didn't Start the Flame War

Maddow on Brooks Bros. rioters' connections to Town Hall thugs

Keith Olbermann Opposite Day

TYT Interviews: Is America Rejecting Science? Are Religion & R's To Blame?

Faux News Interviews An "Angry Democrat" About Health Care Reform

Don't Taze Me Sis!

Movie - "The Cove", Dolphins captured for marine parks and killed for food in Japan

WAMM interviews people on the street in MN about Cluster Bombs

CNN's Erica Hill Interviews CONservative Anti-Health Reform Leader Rick Scott

Weekly Address: Necessary Reform, Absurd Attacks

MSNBC's David Shuster Takes On "FreedomWorks" Vice President Max Pappas

Fox News: Swearing in Sotomayor

A Brief History Of WEED!

Swearing in Justice Sonia Sotomayor

Iraq and the Morality of War - Elie Wiesel

Fox News Tea Party and Town Hall Coverage

President Obama Dispells "Outlandish Rumors" On Health Care Reform

Shimmysham The Liberal Dummy (LIVE) by RSU

Pandering To The Religious Right

Global Warming / An Inconvenient Truth by RSU

Blueprint for Truth - WTC Building 7

TYT: Pittsburgh Shooter Home Tour Video--Can We Learn From It?

Woman Claims She Was Also Assaulted At St Louis Townhall

Chris Matthews: Are "Protesters" At Health Care Town Halls Racists?

August 7, 2009 Real Time With Bill Maher Dr. David Scheiner

A short history of America - Robert Crumb

Obama's SEIU Thugs Attack a Black Conservative Outside Russ Carnahan Town Hall. [RAW VIDEO]

SEIU On The Teabaggers- Protect an American Tradition

Hannity's Guest Blames Obama For 'Conflicts' @ Health Care Town Halls & Says He's "At War"

Rachel Maddow: "Mob Rule" - It's Not About Health Care It's "Fact Free Paranoia & Rage"

Afghan Leader Courts the Warlord Vote, but Others Fear the Cost

Red State Update Town Hall Meeting (LIVE)

U.K. Sued for Rendition on U.S. Behalf

'Iran not capable to produce HEU before 2013'

AIG reports first profit since 2007

Even in Death, Billy Mays Still Pitching … Angel Dust

Gaza’s Kite Runners (Ramzy Baroud)

AlterNet: Corporate Dominance of Every Aspects of Our Lives Is Suffocating us

Columbia Journalism Review: What the mainstream press can learn from Taibbi's Goldman Sachs takedown

Protesters Disrupt Town - Hall Healthcare Talks.

AlterNet: The Shocking Benefits of Legalizing Pot

How Outlet Malls Have Convinced Shoppers into Thinking They're Getting a Sweet Deal

The Top 50 U.S. Bank Holding Companies Ranked by Total Insurance Income for 2008

at-Largely: Selling children into prostitution - Christian "Blackwater" values...

Guardian UK: US fuels Asian arms race

Public Health Versus Private Health

Time for media to clarify the health care debate

Teabaggers disrupt the Sermon on the Mount

Birthers Propose a 'Compromise': Obama Can Serve as Prez 3/5 of the Time

Frank Schaeffer : Far-Right Evangelicals And The Campaign Against Obama

Union families show anti-Obama rally ‘what real Americans want’ (Photos)

This is Real America!

Observations on Latin America

Guardian UK: Doped and duped

John Bolton: Israel will attack Iran by end of 2009

An Ouster Highlights a Yawning Divide in Honduran Society

Why Murdoch, the old media reactionary, is wrong to charge for content

Can private health insurance and publicly funded basic care co-exist?

New Rules From Bill Maher For August 8, 2009

Latinos know profiling all too well

US Still Paying Blackwater Millions - Outcry Grows From Veterans, Elected Officials

What this country needs is an outburst of common sense

PalinCare in Alaska – now you tell me…who is evil incarnate?! - Theopalinism

The Lost Art of Reading

Tucker: 45-65% Of Townhall Protesters Are Racists

Rachel Maddow: The Right-Wing Intimidation Machine Invoking Fear Of Nazism & Provoking Assassination

Republicans Use Chaos as a Shock Doctrine to Create Authoritarian Rule

Eric Holder's Conflict of Interest

Lou vs Olbermann: Dobbs Takes the Gloves Off!

TYT: Man Blames Cat For Porn On His Computer

People 'get happier as they age'

Rachel Maddow guest, author Frank Schaeffer, summarizes The Right Wing

Keith Olbermann Bloodwater

Keith Olbermann Bloodwater

Police Tasing is as American as Apple Pie and Baseball

"The Rebellion" - The Domestic Terrorist Movement's Movie Trailer

Raising Baby Bubba

Republican Senator Martinez Says He's Quitting.

Take a moment for a LAUGH

Fascist America: Are We There Yet?

A Cold War Ghost Reappears in Honduras

"Women at Risk"

Lawrence O'Donnell Smacks Down Peter Schiff

Chris Matthews attacks Jim Dean on the ad about Ben Nelson.

... stand in front of Obama's "death panel"

President Obama should disclose all "deals" made with the drug, insurance and health care industry!

Kenneth Gladney is a fraud, being pimped by tea baggers (aka POLITICAL TERRORISTS)

Get a Brain, Morans

Huff Post: If The Economy Lost 247,000 Jobs, How Did The Unemployment Rate Go Down?

Bob Roberts (AKA:Tim Robbins) Should Take on These Town Hall Mobsters

By negotiating with big pharma, the White House pits pharma against insurance companies.

President Obama: "So, let me explain what reform will mean for you. "

Tea Party/GOP operatives Accusing SEIU of "hate crime carried out by racist union thugs."

Do Jews Or Anyone Find The Trivialization Of The Nazis and The Holocaust Insulting? Anti-Semitic?

"It’s gonna be hot, Saturday afternoon, bring plenty of Kool-Aid."

Is it time to bring back The Fairness Doctrine?

Can we stop talking now about anybody getting hurt or worse? PLEASE?

"WILL IT COME OUT FROM MY PAYCHECK" the woman screamed

I don't care if the president was born on Mars, he's a million times better than anything GOP

Ken Gladney and Teabaggers Demanding Apology

Unions Receive Increasingly Scary Threats Of Violence For Town Hall Participation

Calling Obama a "Hitler","racist","not American" are code to the fringe wingnuts to take him out...

The Enthusiasm Gap - Why Liberals Should Get Behind Congress's Lackluster Health Care Reform Plan

White House advises Democrats on protests

Pawlenty for President!

Union families show anti-Obama rally ‘what real Americans want’ (Photos)

They call him a "Fascist"

An analysis of Sarah Palin's Facebook entry regarding Obama's "death panel"

Hey Rahm, kiss my f^cking uninsured ass

Chicago Mayor Richard Daley demands Obama take a pay cut

Tables at Townhalls where seniors can reject their government healthcare & donate it to charity?

Gonzales ‘angry’ his reputation has been tarnished: I don’t deserve this treatment.

Philly police officer ran criminal background check on Obama

Fundie Paranoia Increasing Dramatically

Obama Has Cut Taxes for 98.6 Percent of Working* Households** (Nate Silver)

NYT: Obama Reverses Stand on Drug Industry Deal

Single Payer, Public Option, Blah, Blah... Do People Even Understand Our Current Healthcare System?

The "advanced care planning" amend. was proposed by republicans

Do not think that if a not-so-perfect bill passes that it is the end.

Death threats on Twitter?

The Birthers' new Theme song: "Barack Hussein Obama, Where Were You Born"?

The Right Wingers are the perfect example of why we need reforms

Republican vacations - you won't like reading this

The Globe magazine is supporting the right wing extremist birthers....

POLL: The cost of Sotomayor opposition - GOP approval among Latinos craters (3% vs 14% in April).

But seriously, folks: Obama death panels?

Oh god, I just saw the Orly Taitz meltdown for the first time!!

Co-Sponsors and text of Senate single payer American Health Security Act of 2009 S.703

The definition of a terrorist is someone who uses fear of violence to achieve objectives

Obama Calls Out 'Outlandish Rumors'

Anyone else feel like we are in a time like the build up to the Iraq War when Republicans have their

Hillary Clinton helps South Africa bloom

To all the Boo Birds.. who love to tell us everything wrong with Obama, Clinton

Obama Gets Some Good News on Economy, Terror Fight

Grading Obama’s Second 100 Days

PA-Gov, PA-07: Meehan Set to Run For Sestak's Seat

The key is cloture not reconciliation.

Its August 8th and Obama hasn't left for vacation? I know where, but when and how long. . .

Geithner asks congress to raise US debt limit.

***HEADS UP*** Sonia Sotomayor swearing in at 11:00 am (ET)

Frank Schaeffer on Rachel is on fire! nt

Remember The G-20 Summit Protests When The DNC Supported The Efforts To Shut Down The Summit?

I just want to know one thing: When is the US version of "Krystal Nacht" going to happen?!!!

Time for Obama to threaten Reconciliation to end the violence over health care

Support for reform growing again - Republican hate backfiring?

So Issa argues that Canada and France spend less on Health Care than

Sonia Sotomayor travels to D.C.

THIS should be the response to the town hall terrorists...

“The Health Care Debate Has Only Just Begun” (Common Dreams)

Economic B.S headline: "Surprisingly strong jobs data signal turning point"

Will the Supreme Court be considered womens work in the future. With the exception of

Should Fox News & Roger Ailes be charged with inducing panic in the U.S.?

Thread to call on Holder to end the gagging of Sibel Edmonds

Its as though the MSM and the GOP are in a mutual suicide agreement

Media Matters: A long, hot summer of hate

I Am So Proud Of My Congressman (Kagen)

Watching the wheels on health "reform" theater

GOP 'foot soldiers' taking over newspaper message boards

Obama uses jobs report to press health care reform

Is America ready for a black president?

Shouldn't there be a lot more stories about Canadians keeling over from scary crappy CHEAP pharms

Please Delete (Wrong forum)

ABC's Jake Tapper Rips Palin on 'Death Camps'

Obama wants to provide everyone healthcare, keep them from going bankrupt if they get sick = Nazi

It's about the pie. People understand pie

Health care reform - It's time to get 'er done!

Seniors need to be reassured they won't be bumped off. They need to see the film

delete please, thx

Who have you reported anyone "fishy"?

Is Rep. Issa really for single payer?

Channeling McCain? Britain’s mission in Afghanistan could last for up to 40 years

Obama says this is not the time to reopen NAFTA

On Countdown tonight

rachel maddow hitting hard on astroturf mobs.

Handy link for Healthcare reform debate

I'd call the public option Americare w/ an opt out that would last 5 years if you choose it

olbermann: "the truth is out" exposing gop/insurance company astroturfing. nt

Political Terrorists.

Cash-strapped Cuba says toilet paper running short

Take Fox "News" off basic cable

Recycler staves off foreclosure

Recycler staves off foreclosure

Is Nissan's Leaf EV marketing strategy over the top?

SunEdison Awarded 2.1-MW Project by UMES (

BG&E division to grow biomass for Florida power plant

Three glaciers tell the same story

Glaciers a canary in the coal mine of global warming (CNN) {faster than expected -- yet again}

Argonne Study Suggests Chevy Volt Would Get 157 MPG

The Waking Up Syndrome

Gloat-free Baseball Scores (Friday, August 7)

LeBron James Hints He Will Explore Free Agency

Heh! The Natinals have a six game winning streak.

Giants bounce back... move back into Wild Card lead by whipping Reds 4-2

I would personally like to thank Jim McGiver

Since no one has started a thread about how the Frisco Giants did last night...

HONDURAS: Military Back on the Political Scene

Costa Rica urges more sanctions on Honduras‎

Brazil's new diplomacy

Venezuela returns Colombia envoy

List of ten families that funded the coup

Narconews: Toppling the Honduras Coup, Part I

Global Day of Action for Honduras

A Cold War Ghost Reappears in Honduras

Sen. Kerry frets over Obama letter to GOP

Song to commemorate Tupac Katari, Bolivian man who led a 6 month revolution

An Ouster Highlights a Yawning Divide in Honduran Society

Chavez asks Colombia's Uribe to explain base plan

Honduras political crisis unleashes media wars (short news video)

Toppling a Coup, Part II: The Honduras Regime Is Like an Onion

The Minimum Wage and the Coup in Honduras

High Court closes off use of major highway to Palestinians

Israel and the Darfur Refugees: Opinions generally divide down the identity line.

Court case reveals how settlers illegally grab West Bank lands

Erasing facts from Israel eviction story

One online gun dealer sold the guns to 3 mass killers: Gym killer, VA tech and NIU killers

This is why in my opinion, banning guns is equivalent to abstinence-only sex ed.

Let's be realistic about guns:

30/30 a cop killer? Oh come off it.

Homeowner Shoots, Kills Intruder

'Sex and the City' star embroiled in West Bank controversy

Taking on Guns

Gunfree Englewood (Chicago) : 15-year-old bystander shot after road rage incident

Fatah: We'll sacrifice victims until Jerusalem is ours

Suit Seeks Right to Pack Heat in Public.

My employer is laying off 130 people (several of my friends got axed by OS)

Today in Labor History Aug 8 C James was the first African-American elected Assembly President 1902


Thirty-Two Thousand CWA Workers At AT&T Could Hit Picket Lines

United Steel Workers Union Pulls Out Of Petroleum Industry Safety Talks

This Week's Blogging In Review (Jobs Or Income Now)

Laid-Off Qimonda Workers Fight Back (PLEASE sign the E petition link added)

Arizona Custodians Win Jobs Back

Unemployment Lifeline!

Round Two: Stella D’Oro Workers Fight Against Plant Shutdown

Question to Hippywife and anyone who knows the answer..size for entry..

High summer in the backyard

SUBMISSION THREAD for the August Photo Contest. Theme: GREEN.

Another weekend on The Mountain... (DIAL-UP WARNING)

Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness

Here comes Trouble...

Help me pick my "Green" entry...

COMMENT THREAD for the August Photo Contest. Theme: GREEN.

ER Physician Tells You How To Avoid A Lightning Strike And What To Do If One Occurs

Co-Sponsors and text of Senate single payer American Health Security Act of 2009 S.703 (re-direct)

US births fell 2 percent in 2008 amid recession; end to baby boomlet

President Obama should disclose all "deals" made with the drug, insurance and health care industry!

I need help for a family member re: eating disorder (bulemia).

Reply to critics of “Bait and switch: How the ‘public option’ was sold”

Lawsuits about to begin: prozac & paxil caused birth defects & miscarriages

health-care in ghana....

'Roman emperor's villa' unearthed (BBC)

U.S. Bank Failures Rise to 72 With Collapses in Florida, Oregon (Bloomberg)

"Private sector added virtually no jobs during the last 10 years"

People 'get happier as they age'

Evolution of House Cats

July unemployment numbers down 47% from June's numbers!!

Geithner asks Congress for higher US debt limit.

Climate Change Seen as Threat to U.S. Security

Author retracts and apologizes for story on NRA and CDC.

Polish woman fined for verbally abusing gay neighbor

Organizers solidify plans for march on Washington

A Moral Crossroads For Conservatives

Newlywed Game Goes Gay

Gay-friendly online high school believed to be first of its kind

Is opposition to gay marriage violent?

Group attacked while protesting Tel Aviv shooting

Why Exercise is Not the Best Prescription for Weight Loss

I'm not sure what to say about this

Jasmine and Clover miss their big brudder Dilbert

I've got my new assignment!!!!!!

"A Shot of Angel Dust and the Move Forward" - Karen Bishop - August 7, 2009

{{{ A Get Well Soon Card for our Special Friend Rick Join me in signing it for him }}} ;=D

pssst! ....on the down low....

Desperation Pantry Cooking

Jim Nugent, former Railroad Commissioner, endorsed me yesterday!

Star Telegram says Joe Barton thinking about Senate run.

Tarrant County Democratic Women meeting today...excellent turnout

John Perkins- Honduras: Military Coup Engineered By Two US Companies?

Obese Texas inmate hides gun in his flabs of fat

M.J. Heal the Kids - Oxford Speech, 2001. VERY compelling, worthy read.