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Archives: February 25, 2010

onward and upward?

Torture architect ‘distorts’ investigation timeline to blame Obama

Obama Nominates Goodwin Liu to the 9th Circuit, Judge Robert Chatigny to the 2nd Circuit

Ron Paul Questions Ben Bernanke: Paul Sees Fed's Hand in Watergate, Saddam Hussein

CIA inspector general was ‘bothered’ by ‘excessive’ waterboarding

It was the repugs that put us in this economic mess

Attn: Birthers, Oily Tazer, JD Haystack, State of Arizona etal...

Howard Dean on Countdown SUPPORTING Obama's bill

Government Heathcare: Works well for Cheney


Guy who called Rachel Maddow a man expresses concern over "over the top, counterproductive rhetoric"

Family of man killed by Taser files federal civil rights lawsuit against county sheriff

''bipartisanship'' in tone deaf email from DNC chair Tim Kaine

Still heavily sedated!

Lindsey Graham runs to the warmth & safety of Fox "News" to whine about big bad meanie Harry Reid

Dr Benke's Math Lesson

Why has Olbermann been pre-empted by Curling?

Kos: Majority rule is "the nuclear option"

Whirlpool Threatens Workers: Protesting Plant Closure Risks 'Future Jobs'

Weiner: “I’m Not Sure What We’re Doing, And I’m Pretty Tied In” - FDL

Just saw a nasty anti-healthcare ad on TV, sponsored by "the American Future Fund".

Just saw a nasty anti-healthcare ad on TV, sponsored by "the American Future Fund".

Sculptor combines agricultural shed with house

I want you guys to see what these subhuman Republican bastards are up to

Weiner from CSPAN today on Rachel right now n/t

Majority Rule Is "The Nuclear Option" - by Kos

Majority Rule Is "The Nuclear Option" - by Kos

Uh oh GOP, 'The Declaration of Tea Party Independence' has officially been released

PHOTO: A Canadian responds to the US-Canada hockey game. Great comeback...

PHOTO: A Canadian responds to the US-Canada hockey game. Great comeback...

NYT publishes the real exposé about NY governor Paterson. It ain't pretty.

Supreme Court Sets Aside Strict Interpretation of YOUR Miranda Rights

Wiener! YES!

Fox guest blames Obama for rise in domestic violence

I abhor violence - I'm a peaceful man, but..........

Neo Exposes Robber Baron Banker Details

3 Evanston (Ill.) men charged with anti-gay hate crimes after Red Line attack

3 Evanston (Ill.) men charged with anti-gay hate crimes after Red Line attack

Our Brains are Hardwired to Dislike Inequality, Regardless of Status

Banks Bet Greece Defaults on Debt They Helped Hide (NYT)

US Cautiously Supports Karzai on New Election Law

Corn: Palin could help Democrats in 2010

Support for Leadership Wavers at Auto Giant

UN: 346 Afghan Children Killed in 2009, More Than Half by NATO

Scott Brown wore $750.00 pink leather shorts on his first date with his wife

Scott Brown wore $750.00 pink leather shorts on his first date with his wife

Fearing Obama Agenda, States Push to Loosen Gun Laws

Fearing Obama Agenda, States Push to Loosen Gun Laws

Tough choice: Who's the bigger in the room--O'LOOFAH or KKKarl?!1

Labels Sought For Injected Chickens - Critics Say Saltwater Injections Cheat Consumers

Bank of America, fuck you very much!

Scientists Find First Physiological Evidence of Brain's Response to Inequality

Japan to probe Toyota acceleration complaints

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

Harkin: Public option dead. Will revisit it by 2014. (What leadership from DC!)

Obama Readies A Fallback Health-Care Proposal - WSJ

Tanning Beds

How the contemporary world shapes our lexicon - an anecdotal example: "evacuated"

To be a soldier ... or a human being: One woman's encounter with 'don't ask, don't tell'

When people ask "What's going on", they don't really mean it

Code Pink protester: Blackwater official threatened to kill me

When does the senate get its corporate sponsor logo's?

Despite Harsh Criticism Of Torture Memos Report, Holder Has 'Utmost Confidence' In DOJ Ethics

Obama nominates another former Clinton Appointee to the US Circuit

Jesus... Pawlenty's Solution to HCR Costs: Just Let ERs Refuse Patients - DailyKos

New England Veterans Observe 1000th U.S. Afghanistan death

Senate Democrats take cautious tack in giving predictions on jobs measure

NY governor suspends aide, seeks investigation

WaPo - "A viewer's guide to the health-care summit"


HA! Yeeeeeesssss!!!

Is government by the people for the people of the people scary to GOP

Is government by the people for the people of the people scary to GOP

Conan O'Brien joined twitter today and with one tweet already has 150,000 more followers than Leno.

Should Blackwater contracts be cancelled & the money used to raise military pay?

Message to President Obama from Cindy at the Peace Camp

Obama no longer insisting on consumer protection agency, speculative investments limit (WP)

Obama no longer insisting on consumer protection agency, speculative investments limit (WP)

Obama, Dems look beyond health summit

There will be $28 MILLION in campaign contributions represented at tomorrow's health reform summit

How can you tell Ann Coulter isn't getting enough attention? SHE GOES BIRTHER!!!!

No Detail Too Small for (Health) Summit Optics

No Detail Too Small for (Health) Summit Optics

Gov. Paterson Suspends Aide

House votes to kill antitrust exemption for health insurers

Scientists find way to make cheap gas from coal

Two charts that look interesting side-by-side:

Health care poll on MSNBC

Legislators Reintroduce Bill to End Government's Use of Security Contractors

Another win for Toyota in documents

Bankers Are Overpaid, Says Morgan Stanley Chairman

Toomey Holds Big Leads in Pennsylvania

Democrats, Republicans try to agree on summit seat assignment

Who was the Representative who cussed out the Republicans today

"We're Number 37" - Paul Hipp

EPA sharply criticizes military's Guam plan

Workers' share of America's pie is shrinking (lowest ever)

Up Or Down. - Majority Rules - 25 Feb 10

Get those liars Rachael!

George Snaffleopagus is having verbal sex with O'Loofah on GMA

Must read- Kidnapping for Jesus

SC lawmaker proposes abortion funding ban

Marjah residents blame wounds on foreign troops

(Facebook Attack Alert) Sarah Palin on Obama's Health Care Plan: Putting Perfume on a Pig

Every Democrat who says 'public option is dead' is an accessory to public option's murder

Well, my friend just shipped off to Afghanistan with his national guard troop

Pole Dancers Push To Compete In Next Olympics......

Not As Dumb As He Looks

The Civil Rights BATTLE Of Our Time--Expanded Medicare For ALL.

The Civil Rights BATTLE Of Our Time--Expanded Medicare For ALL.

Scott Brown tied to Holocaust Revisionist's Anti-Gay Hate Group

Entitlement Programs: Killing a Myth

Spain OKs new abortion law, angers church

Simple question = simple answer

Toyota vs Big Pharma- perspective toon

Right Wing to Glenn Beck: We want your insanity, we just don't want you to insult the GOP

I've never seen anything like this....

Will today reconfirm how utterly broken our political system is.... or demonstrate

A Military Wife's Tirade Against Glenn Beck

Reuters: Renegade German war hero who saved French port dies

Health Care For America NOW!

Jobless Claims in U.S. Unexpectedly Increased 22,000 Last Week to 496,000


Healthcare Summit at 10:00 a.m. EST on CNN and

PeeWee Herman eying a senate run?

Gordon Brown to Tony Blair: 'You ruined my life.'

Did anyone just hear Shadegg on MJ re: healthcare just now?

Yoo's "Mock Burial Technique #12" - Bury Them Alive...Just "Need More Time" To Approve


Health Care Meeting Link

Is there an official Health Care Summit post? It is starting soon. nt

Pissing off the Insurance Corporations

Eric Cantor on CNBC

Should Anthony Weiner's remarks apply to both sides of the aisle?

How would things be different if McSame/Bimbo and the Repukes had won?

Movie studios appeal against iiNet piracy ruling

Who in MN and IA advocate terrorism against our Government, and WHO is prosecuted?

Now THIS is a march I'd like to see!

Senate renews Patriot Act. Democrats retreat from adding new privacy protections to the law

CBC Chairwoman Barbara Lee Says “Stop Calling It the Jobs Bill”

Medvedev says no return to Cold War tensions over NATO expansion

CNN Poll - Forty Six Percent Say Obama Is Too Liberal, Only 1 in 10 Say Not Liberal Enough

The Republicans are whispering and conspiring on my TV...

A Military Wife's Tirade Against Glenn Beck

Michael Steele just compared having health care to having a driver's license.

Mandates without single payor or

Anthony Weiner's live blog of the Health Care Summit

Yeah!!! Right!!!! - Renounce This Act - Don't Use Reconciliation......

Yar'Adua's stealthy return to Nigeria raises concerns

Watch conference live online

Is Blockbuster close to renting its last video?

John Murtha's widow is endorsing Mark Critz to fill Murtha's seat

John Murtha's widow is endorsing Mark Critz to fill Murtha's seat

ATTN: Republicans Obama is much smarter than you will ever be.

Oh, goodie. A health care summit.

Detroit Mayor Bing emphasizes need to shrink city

Health Care Meeting Prediction

The Clapper

Mr. Boner . . .Is that a stack of paper in your pants?

Former Madoof Operations Exec. Arrested

The 3rd installment of NYT's promised bombshells finally delivers (PATERSON)

Vermont Senate Votes to Close Nuclear Plant

How was it determined who would participate in the meeting? And, who was excluded? nt

"Ignore Public Option at your Great Peril"

"Ignore Public Option at your Great Peril"

EXCELLENT! Jon Stewart Skewers GOP For Deeming Health Care Summit A "Setup" (VIDEO)

Dodgers baseball team owners paid NO federal income tax on $108 mil in 4 yrs

Behind the Tea Party Facade, Just Another Bush-League Republican

“I’m Live-Tweeting My Abortion”

Reconciliation Usage – Republicans 14, Democrats 5

Reid's hitting republicans hard at the health summit

Jobless Claims Nearing Half-Million, Again

I hope Obama gives Boehner and the Repubs detention since

Even as we watch our hopes for serious health care reform die the death of a thousand cuts .......

Top Taliban’s arrest an ominous signal

Obama SHUTTING DOWN Lamar! "The Interrupter" Alexander

Afghan flag flown over Marjah town

The Startup Visa: Create Jobs, Get A Green Card

caption this Obama & McCain pic

Who else saw the refreshing(albeit short-lived) return to adult late-night viewing

Reid To Lamar: "Again, Lamar, you're entitled to your opinions but not your own facts."

Tom Coburn at the Healthcare summit....

LA Times: Students walk out of UC San Diego teach-in

Lamar: let's discuss the facts another day

"Toyoda" to work with Feds

Marjah: Success for the Military, Hell for the Residents

Marjah: Success for the Military, Hell for the Residents

Max Baucus:"We're doing what the GOP wants.....

Healthcare Summit: Can people distinguish the facts from the bullshit?

Baucus sounds tipsy

Reconciliation Usage – Republicans 14, Democrats 5

Ok, that went well. Now let the Reconciliation begin.

MSNBC, Nobody Gives a Shit what your Panel says, n/t.

Nuclear subsidies put taxpayers at risk

The Wonk Room: A HANDY guide to debunking Republican talking points at the health care summit.

Why the company is called "Toyota" and not "Toyoda" (as per my local paper)

Armstrong fucking Williams!!

Oh, shit: Calif. Assembly to vote on 'Cuss Free Week' resolution

Uh oh...looks like Palin will be demanding her next apology from Falafel Boy

MSNBC: Is it just a coincidence you keep breaking away when Democrats are talking?

The Rude Pundit: Live Irish Coffee Blogging the First Hour or So ...

RW Upset that Missile Defense logo looks Muslim and Obama logo

Go Democrats!

Detroit tops airport satisfaction study

clarity . . .

Schumer is right....

Teacher hailed as a hero says he just did job

Teachers' unions are not to blame

How bout a quick email to Anthony Weiner on his great job on the Senate Floor!

undercover patients wanted

Officials Puzzle Over Millions of Dollars Leaving Afghanistan by Plane for Dubai

Who else just switched to C-SPAN?

Kyl seemed rebut the grandfathering point the Pres raised. Was he right?

The elephant in the room...

WTF? Armstrong Williams: "Obama is arrogant..."

Re: Olbermann's special comment last night. Anyone know where a complete transcript may be located?

Absolute must read about the Canadian Premier who went to US for heart surgery.

We should cap malpractice lawsuits....

The fucking Democrats won the election, NOT the fucking republicans

Shocking Contractor/Blackwater Hearing Drowned out by All The Incredible Events of Today

Someone explain how the right makes William Ayers an Terrorist and that Austin Plane guy a hero

Check out live streaming with the speaker's donors listed

Choice and competition

Coburn: Food Stamps and school lunches are what cause most childhood diabetes

Glenn Beck, Mainstreaming Moronism/Idiocy Since 2006

Liveblogging summit, Sunrise Foundation tracks speakers corporate donors

Conservatives agree that the government spends too much. But ask them what to cut ...

***Healthcare summit thread***

Afghanistan and the Specter of Vietnam (1.5 Hour Panel Discussion)

Politico author, misinformed or lying (health care summit)

My Goodness! Someone finally making sense. Louise Slaughter

"Puppet Cleavage" too much for Colorado Springs

Banks Bet Greece Defaults on Debt They Helped Hide

Legislature considering puppy-mill regulations(NC)

STFU Mike Pence

Radical Right and White Supremacists Line Up Behind Terrorism

Are They Not Going To Time Comments Because One Can Take Over......

The republicans just opened their remarks by saying they want to start from scratch

Obama closes his eyes, RealClearPolitics Smears Obama As Having Fallen Asleep

The Democratic Party Is a Majority Owned Subsidiary of the Corporate Lobby Cartel

Republican Health Care 'Reform':

The Apology

If tax cuts make business more competitive, why wouldn't savings in health

If tax cuts make business more competitive, why wouldn't savings in health

***Healthcare summit thread 2***

The only path forward - or two paths - that I can see from today's meeting

Right wing all aTwitter over Rep. Slaughter's tale of the 'dead sister's teeth,'

Health Care Fighting at the Health Care Summit...

Eric Cantor said overwhelming majority of Americans...

Eric Cantor said overwhelming majority of Americans...

Ins Co largest institutional gamblers on Wall Street: hr 2 of Thom Hartman Feb 24

How many ReTHUGS has Andrea Mitchell interviewed

Meg Whitman is running unopposed for Governor of the most populous US State. We. Must. Stop. Her.

Memo to Greece: Make War, Not Love, With Goldman Sachs

After nearly 3 months of self-imposed exile from TeeV "news" coverage,

FACEBOOK DUers: Join "Defeat Eric Cantor in 2010"

Virginia - Counter-Protest Against the Westboro Baptist Church next week.

Health care smackdown part III

Health care smackdown part III

So it comes down to this: either we get a little bit of reform in the medical system

Louise Slaughter is 80?

PA school spying via laptops: Some technical details

Watching the HCR summit, the Dems' problem is what they're proposing is so milquetoast they don't

Jon Kyl just said insurance should cover less care....

Jon Kyl just said insurance should cover less care....

New Toyotas will have non-stick accelerators

Ben Stein or Puncture Wound in the Eye Socket?

A message to the GOP

How do I figure out how much it's costing to drive my car?

Why is Eric Cantor talking so loud

does anybody know what the latest is on the SD reservations? have been pretty much out of touch

Eric 'The Eel' Moussambani - An Olympic moment to remember

What happened to Don Caballero?? He was one of my favorites??n/t

Health care reform summit smackdown part I

Death of Sea World trainer: Do 'killer whales' belong in theme parks?

Report: Coal ash fouling N.C. waters

Andy Borowitz strikes again

Oh boy, this should be fun. Last hour of Hartmann - 2:07 EST.

President Poo Poos Pub's Political Paper Prop

OBAMA TO MCCAIN: "We're not campaigning anymore. The election's over."

Ezra Klein: There is no plan B for health reform (IOW, ignore the Eeyores and demoralization trolls)

Separated at Birth

Here's my cautious prediction of what will occur after the summit.

How much did Republicans involve Democrats in the drafting of their bills?

PIC: What Democrats pretend the GOP is vs. What it really is


Why isn't Elizabeth Warren the Secretary of the Treasury?

Segregation based on heath care must stop

Obama/McCain Summit Smackdown

Democrats Cowed By Republicans on Patriot Act

Reduced-cruelty "Faux Gras" made from free-range chicken liver and tofu

Pissed off about the student spycam case? A DUer has a great idea

Marsha Blackburn sure flaps her gums

Breaking: CNN's Stunning One-Sided Coverage of Health Care Summit

If I hear" "The majority of the American people want us to start over again"

The Fiction That Home Sales Will Improve

It looks like Obama said...

Obligatory Word Cloud of Obama’s opening remarks at Health Care Summit

Uinterrupted Coverage here

Worker Layoffs Have Profound Health Effects & Shorten Life Expectancy

Good God People! A woman just died today! Can you save your "free the animals" agenda

Paul Ryan(R) just said elected officials...

What do you think Obama's 2012 campaign slogan will be?

What do you think Obama's 2012 campaign slogan will be?

Republicans have used reconciliation 14 times. Democrats 8 times, since 1981

Most. POWERFUL, Special. Comment. EVER!

Not only are the rich not taxed fairly, they don't even get parking tickets.....

Petition to Whirlpool to keep jobs in the US

Fed eyes insurance contracts on Greek debt

They should have included the question, 'Do you favor Health Care Reform?' on this year's census.

This is a death panel right now on CNN, and the Republicans are arguing to let more Americans die.

Hillary Clinton blasts Greenspan on U.S. deficit

Anthem Blue Cross plans 17.2% rate hike for Wisconsin customers

Liberals Have Lost Their Thunder

Another police cover-up is now getting investigated by feds

'MRAP-like' Strykers Could Be Fielded in 2011 (July 2011?)

Obama May Compromise on Consumer Agency to Pass Financial Regulation, Please Bankers

The six conditions for Central Falls Teachers . . .

$1 billion for the new embassy in London.

Another Palin Aide Leaves "To Care For Family." Sarah Less Than Gracious About The Departure

O'Reilly on "Creating Political Fear in America"

Hey John Boner - Why Don't We Have Medicare For Everyone?....

Hey John Boner - Why Don't We Have Medicare For Everyone?....

The Dems need to tell the Rethugs to "Fuck off."

McCain reacts to the threat from Haywood and the Tea Partyers

McCain reacts to the threat from Haywood and the Tea Partyers

Did anyone else see Mitch the chinless ignore the

1,000 US Soldier Suicides

Reality: If the GOP actually wanted any health care reform, why didn't they do it when

This coverage is horrible both CNN and MSNBC cut in when good points are being made.

Heads up, Florida people.

John McCain and his holier-than-thou attitude

Light at the end of the tunnel: Weekly jobless claims jump 22,000 to 496,000

Mitch McConnell's dishonest quoting of healthcare polls

NYC Panel for Ed Policy approves ban on bake sales (while still allowing packaged food sales)

Obama to Barrasso

Bishops, other Catholics urge bipartisan action on health care reform

Coma Man Still Can’t Communicate, Doc Finally Admits it

SUNLIGHT FOUNDATION-Best Way To Watch Summit-INCLUDES Name/$$$ Of Industry For Whomever Is Speaking

Has the danger level of the winter games been raised on purpose? Is death possibility built in?

Eric Alterman: When the accusation (anti-Semitism) says more about the accuser than the accused.

Here is the GOP plan coming from today's summit:

When Will the Market Accept the Reality of the Recovery?

When Will the Market Accept the Reality of the Recovery?

When Will the Market Accept the Reality of the Recovery? Compares Chevy Cobalt and Toyota Corolla Steering Complaints...

Hypocrites! Call for the end of production of the Toyota Land Cruiser & Sequoia, Nissan Armada and

Medicare Solvency

The GOP's plan in proposing to start over on health care boils down to one thing.

Carrie Prejean Living In Sin With Fiance Kyle Boller

I'm interested in installing that webcam spy software in case my laptop is stolen

I'm interested in installing that webcam spy software in case my laptop is stolen

Health care smackdown part II

Fact check: Will premiums go up?

75 Right Wing terror plots

An analogy for the Dem and GOP approaches to healthcare...

When did Chris Wallace become such a ...

Senator John Barrasso on Now

Quote of the year: Cantor: "...people who are ALLEGEDLY wronged by our health care system..."

****Healthcare summit thread 3***

Rep. Reyes Introduces a Measure Re-Criminalizing Torture

Sweet wounded Jesus. There's a Tea Party chapter near me. (SE Pennsylvania)

Citibank Shuts Down Gay Entrepreneur’s Bank Account Over Blog’s Content

Citibank Shuts Down Gay Entrepreneur’s Bank Account Over Blog’s Content

I Think President Obama should kill the bill and start all over - with one stipulation

Cop Pleads Guilty To Massive Cover Up In Post-Katrina Shootings

Bull Pucky - Polls!!!! - Yeah If You Ask People Just Do They Support This Bill Or Not ....

Emergency shipment of condoms headed to Olympic athletes

Blah, blah, blah McConnell, blah, blah, blah

Companies infused eight lobbyists for every federal lawmaker into the health

Keith slams Dan ABRAMS about Teabags by making a slew of baldness innuendos

Health care choice: crappy plan as written, or crappier status quo

The Republicans have finally convinced me of what I think.

Venezuela annuls election of anti-Chavez mayor

File this directly under: No Shit Sherlock

Jon Kyl's summary of the basic differences in the health care plan.

So, honestly, what will be the result of the health care summit?

So, honestly, what will be the result of the health care summit?

You'll love this. I was arguing with a freeper type yesterday...

Coverage Does Not Equal Care - But Wouldn't You Be Proud If We.....

Has the GOP provided their HCR bill for the American people to see?

Rio de Janeiro Archdiocese sues Columbia Pictures over Jesus statue destruction in "2012"

Ok GOD, stop playing around, when is his next heart attack going to be fatal?

A cut in the Payroll Tax sounds like a great idea at first blush...

A cut in the Payroll Tax sounds like a great idea at first blush...

R.I.P. to the Hummer

CNN, Seriously....

Sheppard Smith just incited violence by telling Sen Cardin

I want to apologize to Republicans for having a chronic illness.

Remember kids, you can't feel schadenfreude over the Hummer, only over Toyota!

Why does MSNBC keep cutting away from Democrats to have Republicans spin the whole thing?

On English as the National Language, and Health Care

On English as the National Language, and Health Care

Anybody streaming the summit on their IPhone?

Dupe! Mods please delete.

Poll: Dems Lead In Illinois Senate And Gubernatorial Races

City will raise $ by trolling Dept of Water and Power database for residents with dogs

Okay, what's the game plan did the republicons..

Afghan Wounded Tell of More Left Behind in Marjah

1 to 3 years for false rape accusation

Anyone hear if Rahm ever apologized to the Liberal base?

Arizona Legislature passes measure for Obama: Show Birth Certificate and Prove Citizenship,

GOP cries foul over amendment to Intel bill

Please delete

The Republican Glossary of Sure-Fixes & Happy Living.. American Style

coburn explained it

coburn explained it

Marco Rubio under scrutiny for racking up nearly $110 thousand on GOP credit card.

Thrift Savings what?????

Rep. Dean Heller (R-NV): Is the government creating ‘hobos’ with unemployment benefit extensions?

John Dingell is the last speaker

Idiot Republicans, you're the minority party. You don't **deserve** more than crumbs!

Any guesses on what happens next after today? I was at work and watched none of it.

NPR epic-fails the definition of Single Payer.

Jeb Bush: Sarah lacks understanding ..Bill O'Reilly: 'Sarah Palin Needs To Go To College' (VIDEO)

Tax the shit out of corporations, and close the loopholes

The summits that should have been

OK, time for the post-game. What did you think?


Beware the Good Samaritan

I think the purpose of today's health care conference has become clear, as has its outcome

The data is finally in on Political Forums..

No Countdown Tonight

Obama exposes Republican assholery - in three short sentences.

Wisconsin Teen Gets 15 Years for Facebook Sex-Extortion Scam

Speaker Pelosi reminds summit that the Public Option would save $120 billion (Video)

They shoulda listened to Rush.....Bwhahahaha...n/t

Health Care No Stranger To Reconciliation Process

Obama is driving the ReTHUGS crazy in this wrap up

98 Organizations Oppose Obama's Monsanto Man, Islam Siddiqui, for

Another Republican POS......

Kudos, Obama. However this plays out , a great closing statement.

JP Morgan CEO quote of the day...

Conan O'Brien joins Twitter - Within the first three hours had more than 100,000 followers

Bipartisanship on Healthcare is finished.

So, why not do BOTH a Public Option and allow insurance across state lines?

FYI, the FIRST Toyota

Tracking Justice Stevens' Milestones

The problem with this event being during the day...

The Plot to Kill Social Security

Free Trade, junk economics, dying middle class, & where we went wrong.

Prop. 8 suit closing arguments may be televised

Rep. Paul Ryan

Progressives to rejoice, Obama nominates Goodwin Liu

Obama Takes Dr. Barrasso To Medical School

Don't enforce parking rules where rich people live, officers were told in Oakland, Calif.

Workers' share of America's pie is shrinking

*Join the Copper Revolution!*

The IRS is after Blackwater,

Caught on Tape: Selling America's Secrets

“You usually don’t get 80-year-old female burglars.”

Wow! I just discovered John Gofman. Am I the only one who doesn't know about him?

Rockefeller: ‘The health insurance industry is the shark that sits

Male Figure Skating Highlights Homophobia and Sexism Canada

"Malaysia wants to organise an international conference to "discuss" the caning of women."

Durbin on Fire!!

Thank you, Keith Olbermann

So whatever happened to Rhonda Smith's out-of-control killer Lexus?

Vincent Van Gogh Painting Authenticated by Art Experts

Mrs. Carvell put it on the table...

"The American people say scrap the bill and start over"

Here's What I'm Sick To Death Of: The Claim That The American People Don't Want ...

Ex-officer pleads guilty in Katrina killing probe

Rachel just nailed it to the doors of Congress --

Under-30 Americans: The Next New Dealers - E.J. Dionne

I don't understand the need to backdoor single-payer--JUST BOLDLY DO IT, UP FRONT!

Michele Bachmann's campaign gets a little "star power" fundraising help. Oh, you betcha.

We have a Democratic President and Democratic Party leading both houses of Congress...

The Magical PR Myth - If President Obama Only Ran A Better Campaign, It Would Have Been Easy

McConnell, Boehner and Kyl statements to the press show they haven't budged -

Howard Dean Talks Healthcare Summit - 7pm ET/4pm PT @ &

Do you think Obama knew Pelosi was going to bring up the Public Option? And

Supporters of National Healthcare and protesters against it outside of Blair House -pics

In Capitalism: A Love Story - Link to the Citigroup leaked internal memo on "Plutonomy"

Do members of Congress get free, govt. healthcare?

Citibank Shuts Down Gay Entrepreneur’s Bank Account Over Blog’s Content

Slam Dunked A Tea Bagger Tonight

"The Bill I Sign MUST Include the Public Option"

Durbin To Repubs: "If You This Its A Socialist Plot-Then Drop Out Of Fed Employees Health Program"

The Canadians lost in Olympic hockey, but....

FCC Wants to Transition Broadcast TV Spectrum To Mobile Use

So Rethugs insist we "sell across state lines"....

The Unemployed Now Have Their Own Union, and It's Catching on Quickly

Letter to the President - by David V. Clough, MD

GOP cries foul over torture amendment to Intel bill

Nordic combined, the story of this Olympics for Team USA? (Spoiler Alert!)

There Are Only Two Outcomes to Healthcare: Single-Payer or an Uninsured Majority of the Population

There Are Only Two Outcomes to Healthcare: Single-Payer or an Uninsured Majority of the Population

Andrew Koenig may have been found.

Former exec: Toyota was 'hijacked'

1976: Cheney, Rumsfeld Lobby for Nuclear Power Plant in Iran

In baseball venacular, how is Obama's hitting going? Do you like his new stance at home plate?

Scahill: Blackwater used shell company to defraud US government

HOW TO: Grow an Edible, Vertical Garden in 5 Steps

HOW TO: Grow an Edible, Vertical Garden in 5 Steps

SPYCAM: New allegations by plaintiff's attorney...

A Republican is a person whose mind is made up, even if he's dead wrong

At Closing Plant, Ordeal Included Heart Attacks

(Gallup) 20% Underemployed in U.S.

Steve Jobs says Apple must 'think big' with $40 billion in cash

Obama & his dirty little trade rep are at it again.

Blackwater about to be awarded a new ($1 Billion) contract in Afghanistan

I don't think the equation changed at all in this health summit - The Prez still holds the advantage

Marco Rubio charged personal bills on GOP card...

Keith said his father told him he wanted Keith to kill him

Keith Olbermann: A Special Comment From My Father

Just got a robocall from "Rachel at Credit Card Services" --

List of Assassinations in the United States

Rockefeller absolutely chastising the Insurance Industry

Great - Medicare Tanks Just As I A Baby Boomer Will Become Eligible......

More Toyota Testimony Lost in Translation

Damn look at snow in BInghamton, New York

PM Brown hosts RECEPTION for GLBT soldiers: "No one need walk the road to equality alone again"

And now, the latest Freeper outrage (yes, it's dumb as shit)

Living and dying by test scores: a charter faces probation for weeding out problem students.

Doctors' Group: Obama Plan Leaves Millions Uninsured, Boosts Private Insurers

Official Hummer Death Grave Dancing Thread

GOP Rep. Dean Heller claims extending unemployment benefits is creating ‘hobos.’


HEADLINE: Obama Official Applauds Rhode Island Teacher Firings

Caption McCain and Boehner

Health Scandal of the Decade – Monsanto’s GMO Perversion of Food

Laptop family is no stranger to legal disputes


Caption this pic

political victory for Republicans: Senate Passes 1-Year Extension Of Key Patriot Act Provisions

Heads Exploding... it's a scientific fact...

Given the current environment surrounding the women's health care

The Real Reason Obama's Plan Doesn't Include a Public Option

Liberals and Atheist found to be more intelligent (again)

AP reports Ethics Panel finding that Charles Rangel broke House rules

Alternative lunch in our public school--due to Lent

Nobel Economist Joseph Stiglitz: "What We're Doing Is Socializing Losses And Privatizing Gains"

Mr. Prez just called Boner a liar...

Gays taking over the world???

How does Taxing junk food prevents Obesity?

Senator Bernie Sanders: "Obama is Wrong, Making a Mistake on P.O."

Blueberry Battle Turns Ugly Between Walmart and Pasco County Man

Does Anyone Know Why Dan Abrams Was Fired From MSNBC?

Why do we eat our own?

The Last Four Minutes of Air France Flight 447 - DER SPIEGEL 2/25

"Today’s New Right looks a lot like the New Left of the ’60s" - your take?

Alert! It looks like C-Span 3 is re-running the summit meeting, if you missed it. nt

Glenn Beck: Blond, Dumb & Dangerous

Glenn Beck: Blond, Dumb & Dangerous

Duh! Is it just me, or is health care an inalienable right of all human

Comment from Congressman Weiner on Ryan and ending Medicare

Subprime 2.0 - the next Crisis is Ramping up (Dollars & Sense)

Democrats retreat from Patriot Act privacy protections because "some Republican senators objected" !

HUMMER IS DEAD! Schadenfreude runs rampant!

Right Wing myths about DADT busted

Pres. Obama today continues a state of emergency declared in 1996.

Mr Obama, Give me one good reason why the Public Option is 'not available"?

Probiotics: Secret to Good Health or Crackpot Supplement Fad?

Their Code Words} Lower Taxes, Smaller Government; Bust Thru Their BS

UCSD Black Student Union declares "State of Emergency" after student broadcast (Fraternity to Sue!)

Why Leahy Is Afraid to Subpoena Yoo

McCain: "We Arizonans hate California because they've stolen our water."

This is Tilikum's (the killer whale) 3rd human death.

I got bad news from the IRS and I'm not going to fly a plane into a building

Skewing The Health Care Debate (about today)

Breaking: CNN's Stunning One-Sided Coverage of Health Care Summit

Republican comes clean on affair with mother-in-law

Senate votes to extend Patriot Act-Democrats retreat from adding new privacy protections to the law

For those people that wonder why some people are quick to consider conspiracy

Sen. Durbin Destroys Republican Arguments on Malpractice Reform

48 Hour Mystery about the West Memphis Three..with Johnny Depp This Sat.

Mass firings in RI may signal new trend. Fire all the teachers.

Alarming new trend: Boys call it "scooping". Parents call it sexual assault

I've been arrested twice in three years for photographing cops against their wishes

NC teacher suspended over remarks on her Facebook page

Uber-cute attack returns!

Anyone want to play this game?

When "George W." was President,

Gazing in wonder on a star!

How old am I? A short history of the first vehicle I drove that was as old as me.

Yodeling is to vocals as 'shredding' is to guitar playing. For example:

Man, I'm finally learning that I'm vincible after all.

I saw "Shutter Island" today. What a GREAT MOVIE!! (no spoilers please)

How old am I? A short history of a tractor I drove that was as old as me.

Sure, cellphones are perfectly safe...

I had a vanilla bean latte yesterday by mistake. Ruined my atkins diet. Darn now I have

"Universal mind" LTE. Too much time practicing scales, or just virtuosos?

Giant predatory shark fossil unearthed in Kansas

This Is My Brain On Drugs (Fresh fractal art)


Why didn't any of you tell me?

Does anyone else think that Muse's 'Uprising' and Blondie's 'Call Me'

The Mariana Trench, to scale:

A special smiley for you snowbound DUers...

Canada WON against RUSSIA

Did anyone woke up at 2:30am this morning?

I am the Nate Kaeding (playoff incarnation) of Kittyball

I'm consternated.

A man's struggle with a very sick, perhaps dieing parent.

Freepers stand for "NOT nationalizing our country": comic relief

I was ODB.

Is it alright

One VERY lucky dog!

I Have Got To Learn To Let Stupid Shit Go

OOPS! Never mind!

I went to high school with the girl who Matthew Fox allegedly cheated with!

The Internet solves yet another problem we didn't know we had:

How come some towels don't dry worth a toot? Some almost repel water.

Well, that's just great. TZ also hates Pink Floyd's "The Wall".

Fred Roggin looks like a serial killer

Effort to make the chicken the state bird of Georgia

I watched the Health Insurance summit and fell asleep.

For those of you who did not see Keith Olbermann's special comment tonight,

I love my butterfly avatar

Fuck. Pain. I haven't been able to sleep; it's like an ice-pick is stabbing me in the tooth

Is it wrong to let my dog preclean my shirts and pants?

Light As A Feather

RIP (Rust In Pieces), Hummer.

Some stuff some people from the olden days said....

Kirsten Dunst Cosplaying 'Turning Japanese'.....WTF????

Live Funeral Obama Supporter, Story for why we need healthcare

Do you now or have you ever owned a Creed (ence Clearwater Revival) album?

What I Like Most About You Is Your Girlfriend

Our Lips Are Sealed

Mirror in the Bathroom

Is it wrong to let my dog preclean my pots and pans?

Making money looking at ads?

General Public

People who aren't superstitious are just

Message To You Rudy

I am watching Carnivale now, what a strange show.

Driving In My Car

Aerosmith back together, touring Europe this summer. Short, funny video from the band:

House Of Fun

Simmer down

How many unrecommendations can a thread receive?

Irie Warrior

Missouri mules--why do people refer to them? What makes them more special than mules from other

Off The Beaten Track

The Show Is Coming

Je T'Aime

Can't Take It Easy

Can't Take It Easy

Devious Woman

Herbman Hustlin'

This is the heavy, heavy monster sound

Night Nurse

In honor of LocutOs post on the girl dumped on live radio


Bull in the Pen

When you see will squirt mortar.

I must sheepishly admit that I am a horrible excuse for a human being

I must sheepishly admit that I am a horrible excuse for a human being

Jesus, what an asswhippin': Canada Vrs Russia

Help Anyone, on Facebook, is there a way to

Shamrock Shakes....

Do you now or have you ever owned a Creed album?

Rock Lobster

Rock Lobster


Charlotte Gainsbourg's new album, IRM - your thoughts?

Shit, are the Olympics still going on? I'm bored of them already! Why o why...

Just tried to watch three Nickelback videos - couldn't do it. Couldn't even watch one. Awful.

Curry! Mmmmmmmm!

"The waifs keep coming on the ocean"

If you like the B52's

Riddle: what is the significance of this set of letters?

never heard of this breed of dog before: a Jack Shit

George Harrison would have been 67

Have you ever gone for it?

"Brian, DON'T!"

A bobsled question...

Recovering from my hysterectomy...

One of those "A A A A A R R G G H H ! ! !" days already.

Mmmmmm bourbon after work.

Marcus Garvey

U.S. vs. Canadian Women Hockey shortly!!!!

Has anyone else seen the pics of Hillary Duff just when she got engaged?

Anyone getting heavy snow yet?

Ravi Shankar

Firefox "Text Only" browser extension for dialup users

Oh. My. God. Reporter Has An ...Errr..."Accident" During Interview! (Greatest Video Ever?)

Does anyone else think that Julia Mancuso's crying was ridiculous?

Do you now or have you ever owned a Creedence album?

Whatever happen to whoisalhedges

Why aren't we MARCHING ON WASHINGTON with Pitchforks & torches?

Saint-Saëns - Aquarium

Sweden vs. Canada just starting

Steve Guttenberg - he was a pretty decent actor. What happened to him?

Oh. My. God.

Confess!!! How many of the bands in LynneSin's Hall of Suck are on your MP3 Player

Eurotrash? Where do they get these guys?

Favorite Movie Car

Do you work with people that are constantly selling their stuff?

I'm starting the "Rock & Roll Hall of Suck" museum - list your nominations here

My mom's had another heart attack.

The phrase of the day from GD: "narcissistic tinfoil-hat persecution complex"

Your Weapon of Choice for the Zombie Apocalypse

What is your cry-like-a-baby song as of this minute?

How much could I get on EBay for a sock in the image of Vincent Schiavelli?

John Wayne

Favorite tv shows few have heard of or remember

Do you now or have you ever owned a Toyota?

Which shitty artist did most unholy, God awful abomination of a cover of a classic song?

I've been on hold for 14 minutes

No mention in the media today about ProSense's claim that Dean endorsed Obama's plan

3 Q's: What recourse is there to people spewing BS at an appalling rate?

Will the Senate Come Through?

Does the DNC have Health Care ads playing in Vermont/Mass/ and Connecticut?

Obama, Dems look beyond health summit...going it alone

Dean went from wanting to kill the bill to wanting it to pass:


RI is the FAA of teacher tenure. This is a Ronnie move and Duncan as the symbol of the WH giving

"Stupak: 15-20 Dems withholding support for White House health plan."

Ex-Bush adviser Dan Senor weighing run against Gillibrand as Republican

Whitman has Overwhelming Lead over Poizner in new Statewide Poll

Whitman has Overwhelming Lead over Poizner in new Statewide Poll

Barnett leads to succeed Moran

A *GREAT* side-by-side HCR comparison tool:

Cenk is getting to be annoying. Now he's angry about Politico saying Obama's team is working on

NM-Gov: Denish Leads Domenici (Jr.) by 5

The Mad Hater...

Just in: LBJ says 'not enough votes' to pass Civil Rights Act; will drop the whole matter

Cenk Destroys Milbank/Rahmno Article

Reconciliation: correct me if I'm wrong

Sunlight Foundation live blogging healthcare summit

"Only one Senate Democrat opposes reconciliation, while 44 don't oppose"

The Speaker: No 'incrementalism' on Health Care Reform (Excerpts of planned remarks at summit)

Biden discloses records to agencies that Cheney often rebuffed

Biden discloses records to agencies that Cheney often rebuffed

Boehner requests that Obama dress up like Dolly Parton in last minute request for HCR Summit

Menendez Wants Ellsworth For Bayh Seat

So I am watching Bloomberg and they are parading all these lobbyists for their view on the HCR

Oh no! President's Health Care Summit Like a ShamWow Commercial

Six Hours At The Table: What To Expect At White House Health Care Summit:WH Plans 4 Themes

I love it did you hear Marsha Blackburn introduce herself to POTUS. . .

I will be tweeting the health care summit...

Ralph Nader will be at Oblong Books in Millerton, NY on Saturday.

For some reason I can only listen...

Following who is "yelling the loudest" is not a good political strategy.

USA Today Poll: 56% think Dems will make a sincere effort at the summit, 54% think GOP wont.

In South Carolina poll, Obama does better than GOP senators

Health Summit Drinking Game

Coburn has been using the "fraud" story on healthcare and he's full of shit

Lamar Alexander brings up malpractice insurance problem

Chamber Poll: Rubio, 48; Crist, 30

I wonder if the republicans are going to bring up fraud or tort reform?

If this Summit were

I don't see Obama's teleprompter.

WaPo, media try to play "liberals" on claim about administration's consumer agency

The display of bigger balls re: Health Care Summit

In His 7 Years In The Senate, Lamar Alexander Voted For Reconciliation Bills At Least 4 Times

"Lord" Boustany took $1.25 M From Health Industry

Oh my God...I'm done with REpublicans...that fool (McConnell) is keeping time!? Who does that?!

Caption This -- Obama and Boner.

If no Republican has the balls to call Obama a socialist to his face today then they . . .

Healthcare Summit: Republicans talk MONEY! Democrats talk saving LIVES!

***Official Healthcare Summit Thread****

"Battle at Blair House" - Viewing Guide

Cantor: "mine is bigger than your's"

The media suck

Where to Watch Obama's Health Care Summit Online

Pence on MSNBC. There, its been said. The Rs will not budge.

White House Denies Report Obama Is Considering Scaled-Back Reform Plan

Why isn't the Dem response to the deman to abandon reconciliation : when you abandon the filibuster"

Cantor---PWND!! Thanks Pres.

Louise Slaughter: On Dentures

Uh oh...Biden is getting pissed!!!

Can someone give me an msnbc live feed?

**** Health Care Summit: Thread #3 ****

I love Obama's People at this summit.

CSPAN-3? Really?

Obama's Bold Plan for Bank Reform Likely to Founder in the Senate

Andre Mitchell has interviewed 3 rethugs in a row

I hope what Tweety just describe happens this afternoon.

Viewer’s Guide To GOP Ideas At The Health Care Summit

Something that needs to be said re: deals with Pharma, etc.


Bookmark this: Media Matters' Excellent Adventure in Repiglified Hypocrisy

Cantor: "We have a very difficult bridge to gap here".

He gets to talk more, cause he's the fucking PRESIDENT!

Apparently "Winning By Capitulation" Is Our New Democratic Slogan!

Reuters: FACTBOX-Keys to U.S. Senate compromise on financial reform

The CBO score of Republican proposal proves insurance companies aren't interested in new customers

**** Health Care Summit: Thread #2****

What the HE11 is going on here? I just want to watch the summit!!

"Republicans are spending every ounce of their breath saying some combination of the following"

Just noticed that the nameplates in front of each speaker do not have a party designation on them.

Good God....Boehner is a bonehead...Smack him down Mr. President!!

The repukes are predictable. Malpractice bullshit by McCain.

Repukes, " we want to have the right to kill your bill."

Who's the redhead in the back? She looks like she's going to explode.

OK, you oppose mandates. What's your alternative?

CNN Fact Check on Obama v Alexander Debate: "This one goes to the President."

Boehner must have rehearsed that in his basement.

The International Consequences Of GOP Obstructionism

I'm so so Glad that John McCain lost the Election!

Rachel Maddow just effin' NAILED IT....Probably best she's ever been tonite

Rachel Maddow just effin' NAILED IT....Probably best she's ever been tonite

**** Health Care Summit: Thread #4 ****

**** Health Care Summit: Thread #4 ****

Waxman is so PISSED OFF!!!

Yo Barrasso, come here a second:

Boehner told a Gawd Damn lie about malpractice being one of the biggest contributors to medical debt

Obama Does Play Professor To Boehner's Petulant School Kid (VIDEO)

**** Health Care Summit: Thread #5 ****

Harold Ford Jr. faces tough crowd at NY gay event

I like this Health Summit discussion in the public.

Healthcare Summit at 10:00 a.m. EST on CNN and

So, What campaign ad do you think JD Hayworth will be making

Florida: Rubio,, Hey Big Spender!

The summit can only make things worse for Republicans: Cantor edition

**** Health Care Summit: Thread #6 ****

Please smack that little shit down, Paul Ryan (R Wisconsin), Mr President

Obama on reconciliation - "A majority vote makes sense."

[boner] Parsing The Meaning Of The Word 'Major'

If you're watching it live, who do you think is winning/won the health care discussion?

Smartest president ever

The summit can only make things worse for Republicans: Obama smack down edition

I'm a teacher.

so let me get this straight, they could illegal invade countries, torture, massive tax cuts

Rep. Steny Hoyer: We will do whatever we have to do to go forward....

ok, I really can't figure this out, I have been watching all day..

The summit can only make things worse for Republicans: McCain edition

Reporter to Mitch McConnell: "Not to be argumentative, but it sounds like you're saying that this..

OH SHIT!!! Obama just shut Alexander down on cost

It's utterly frustrating

Nancy pelosi just shredded the repukes!

The More the President Speaks, the more I'm getting Frustrated!

You gotta love these drama Queens - CNN

God I can't stand that twit Mary Matalin

Durbin told Andrea Mitchell basically that if nothing comes from today's summit

**Summit Photo Thread: Number 1**

Is there a "Wiener for President" site up yet?

"Let me just make this point, John, because we are not campaigning anymore."

**** Health Care Summit: Thread #7 ****

Boehner and McConnell look like the Easter Island statues during Obama's summation

Obama: "I'm not sure we can close the gap in our disagreements, and if we cant ...."

I honestly think we won the day....

"Let me just make this point, John, because we're not campaigning anymore. The election's over."

Steele Statement: GOP Ignored At Summit

Could Someone Extend An Olive Branch, Or Is The Situation Hopeless?

The summit can only make things worse for Republicans: GOPremature damage control edition

Obama: "All right, guys. RAGING KEGGER at the White House!"

I have full health insurance - I need access to affordable medical treatment

I am not looking forward to the cynical undressing of what I think is a very good day for American

White House Health Plan Fails Women "NOW"

Howard Dean: "This is great ... the President has GUTS for doing this."

Extending Our Stay in Iraq (Odierno Request Combat Forces Beyond 'Deadline')

CNN, MSNBC Carrying Most Of Big Health Summit Live

Monumental and historical day and MSNBC is covering...

Just called MSNBC and said, "don't want to hear your Commentating, want to hear the Summit Speakers"

Whiny Jon Kyl(R) - The President talked more than Republicans & Democrats Combined!

Screw the MSM

Pelosi Closing Remarks at Bipartisan Meeting at Blair House on Health Insurance Reform

But, but the President promised

Twitter users tell CNN anchors to STFU during health care summit

Matlin is calling Democrats action tyranny of the minority.

Best Moment Of The Summit So Far: Obama On Cheap-o Health Insurance

Why You Can't Discuss Health Care With The GOP

Wow Mcaain sure is running for reelection with that comment about water rights and hating Californ

Just a quick assessment from my 80 year old mother on how the President and the Democrats are doing

Harry Reid: "The most patient man in the world is Barack Obama"

"If you think it's a socialist plot, then please drop out of the federal employees health program."

Pelosi Reps the Public Option; Obama Admits He Abandoned It

Obama To GOP: It’s Over

Obama Addresses the Mandate Issue (and Why He Changed His Mind)

Arne Duncan is an educational chicken hawk.

NBC "News" Kelly O'Donnell just reported that the HCR bill will cost 900 Trillion over 10 years.

Do you think that Obama will do another Back to School speech in September?

Did anyone see that DUMB FUCK BEN STEIN*, YES DUMB FUCK on CNN just now claim. . .

Cash-strapped LA going after unlicensed dogs

Bloom Box Launch Is "Big Hype"--Invention Nothing New?

Toyota supplier raided by FBI

Vermont Scuttles Plans for Reactor

New home sales drop 11 percent in January, new low

Despite Harsh Criticism Of Torture Memos Report, Holder Has 'Utmost Confidence' In DOJ Ethics

Obama nominates Berkeley prof to appeals court

Group urges more aggressive appointments of liberals to the bench

Senate Democrats take cautious tack in giving predictions on jobs measure

Aussies to test golden staph vaccine

White House Denies Report Obama Is Considering Scaled-Back Reform Plan

'Toyota defense' might rescue jailed Minnesota man

UK immigration from Eastern and Central Europe falls

Obama Readies a Fallback Health-Care Proposal

FBI searches 3 local auto suppliers

Anthem Blue Cross parent company comes under fire in Congress

Movie studios appeal against iiNet piracy ruling

NCAA yanks Focus on the Family ad amid concerns

Banks Bet Greece Defaults on Debt They Helped Hide

iTunes sells 10 billionth track

Banks Bet Greece Defaults on Debt They Helped Hide

Anthem Blue Cross plans to go ahead with rate hikes in California

Clinton to visit Latin America

Emergency shipment of condoms headed to Olympic athletes

Obama hosts summit to rescue health bill

Odierno requests more combat forces in Iraq -- beyond the Obama deadline

Massachusetts Senate eyes creating a state bank

Obama may compromise on consumer agency to pass financial regulation

Davie Yards to lay off 1,590

The Oregonian announces layoffs of 37 employees

Presentation shows Toyota knew of tougher regulation

Spanish oil firm Repsol to drill near Falkland Islands

Exclusive: What happens next in health care (Massive Dems-Only Health Care Plan)

Fed eyes insurance contracts on Greek debt

Nato admits that deaths of 8 boys were a mistake

Rising jobless claims reflect weakening recovery

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Thursday February 25

Jobless claims up 12% in past 2 weeks

FBI Arrests Another Madoff Executive

Obama May Prohibit Home-Loan Foreclosures Without HAMP Review

Top aide to Gov. Paterson resigns to protest David Johnson domestic violence cover-up scandal

Obama Readies a Fallback Health-Care Proposal

E-Verify misses half of illegal workers checked

White House Denies Obama Is Considering Scaled-Back Reform Plan

China's military warns Washington, denies hacking

China's military warns Washington, denies hacking

Longtime congressman tells NY's Paterson: Drop out

Afghan government claims Taliban stronghold

Political ally of Colombian president arrested (links to death squads)

Poll shows concern about American influence waning as China's grows

Bribes Let Tomato Vendor Sell Tainted Food

(Sec of State) Hillary Clinton blasts Greenspan on U.S. deficit

BREAKING: Pelosi Makes Strong Case For House Public Option Going Forward, "We Must Act"

Mary Landrieu phone tampering case gets drawn out a bit (O'Keefe will walk)

Blockbuster Collapses: Shutting Down 500 Stores In Desperate Bid To Save $200 Million

Democrats retreat on new privacy protections

Coolest tv show theme music?

Sanders: Senate has the votes to pass public option via reconciliation

Dubai Mall aquarium cracked and leaking

OAS report criticizes Venezuela on human rights

Video shows SeaWorld trainer Dawn Brancheau in water with killer whale moments before fatal attack

FPR - Foundation For Patients' Rights Ad

Max Keiser Report-Debt Attacks On Spain/Greece(Australian Housing Market-Steve Keen)

Chris Hayes on Grassroots Video, Follow Up To Netroots Nation Video


Chris Hayes - The Public Option Is The Terminator Of Progressive Politics

Congressman Clyburn (D-SC) Denounces Steve King (R) For Making Excuses For IRS Attack

Activists and Union Janitors tell Wells Fargo "STop Playing Monopoly with our Lives'

KO responds to Dallas Tea Party diversity commercial

10,000 Maniacs - My Mother The War

Demonstration in spain against retirement age

Specter/Sestak: Question 7- What Should We Do About the Filibuster?

Young Turks: Republican - Disabled Babies = God's Abortion Punishment

Rachel Maddow covers Anthony Weiner's GOP 'wholly owned subsidiary'

Specter/Sestak: Question 3- What is Your Opinion of Same-Sex Marriage?

KO & Dan Savage on 'Miss Beverly Hills' dangerous homophobia

Young Turks: Story - US Commanders Using Media To Sell War

Rachel Maddow exposes GOP's lies on reconciliation

The Morrill Plan - Grow a Spine (Part 1 of 4)

McCain And Obama Rematch

Joseph Stack - "The Hero"

TYT: Rush Limbaugh Defends Toyota (w/ Direct Video Link That Explains How Insane That Is)

Speaker Pelosi corrects so-called GOP facts at Health summit. . .

Keith Olbermann Special Comment PT. 2: 'A Cry For Help; Damn Them to Hell'

Bristol Palin Goes to Hollywood

Steve Earle - Rich Man's War live @ Operation Ceasefire Concert in Washington DC on 9/24/2005

Jigaboo Jones takes credit for UCSD racist "Compton Cookout"

Democracy Now! Computer Spying on Young Students

Keith Olbermann Special Comment PT. 1: 'Last Friday Night My Father Asked Me To Kill Him'

TYT: Republicans Hates Reconciliation...When Dems Use It

Why are U.S. Troops in Afghanistan?

Rachel Maddow To Obama - Ignore Medicare For All and the Public option 'at your very grave peril'

Alan Grayson And Chris Matthews Have Heated Debate Over Healthcare

Olympics: Lebanese skier in Ute tribal garb moving on, down the slopes

How to fix our failing disease care system? Start over.

GOP Responds to Anthony Weiner's Scathing Attack

Pravda: Storm in Iraqi Desert: Stable and Brutal

Is It Me, or Has the Spirit in America Been on Hold Lately

Scandal Rocks Olympic Curling Competition

Guardian UK: Three strikes and we're out of cash (Life in prison for a cheese thief?)

Just said NO to Wa Po

Identification Of Agents By Dubai Police Embarrasses Mossad

At Health Care Summit I hope Pres. just makes sure to ask Corporate Lobbyists to present their ideas

Latin America's path to independence

What WikiLeaks Means for Journalism and Whistle-Blowers

A Gravy Train with Biscuit Wheels

The Democrats' next big step on healthcare reform

15 disqualified H-1B employers

Create jobs in America, get a green card!

Rising jobless claims reflect weakening recovery

E.J. Dionne: Why Are Democrats Ignoring the Next New Dealers?

LeDuff: Blue-collar workers hanging on by thread - Desperation on the factory floor

The Media-Lobbying Complex

US liberals have lost their thunder

Stiglitz: Bankers Made Reckless Bets on the Economy, Knowing Taxpayers Were Going to Pay the Tab

Americans Rise Up Against the Supreme Court Decision to Create Corporate Frankensteins

Condolences are in order for the "green" Governor of California.

More Tropical Cyclones in (Ancient) Past Could Play Role in Warmer Future

China "Could Not, Should Not" Set Any GHG Emission Cap - Chief Climate Negotiator

Woods Hole Researchers Confirm Existence Of Atlantic Garbage Gyre - Telegraph

Drumbeat: February 25, 2010

Oilwatch Monthly February 2010

ANALYSIS-California governor race key to U.S. climate change

Forecast: A Strong Chance of Climate-Change Skepticism

New NASA Web Page Sheds Light on Science of Warming World

Wave Technologies Could Harm Marine Resources -- DOE Study

GE Confirms Offshore Turbine Details

2,000+ South African Farmed Ostriches Die From Heat As Temps Hit 50C And Higher

Post-2002 Pacific NW Dead ZonesUnprecedented In 50 Years Of Marine Data, All-Source Review Shows

Bloom vs. Solar: Which One is Best?

USGS - Cool Graphic Showing Wilkins Shelf Retreat 1947 - 2009

GOP Lashes Out At USDA Funding For Research On How Climate Breakdown May Affect Farming - NYT

Governor Paterson Announces Passage of Bill to Help Businesses Produce Their Own Renewable Energy

Carbon Pricing Sticks Out as Senate Climate Bill's Main Obstacle

Republicans Bash USDA's Investment in Climate Research

Apple Rejects Proposals To Produce Detailed Company Sustainability Reports, Green Board Committee

League of Conservation Voters scorecard is out - they love Vermont

EU industry CO2 fell 11 pct in 2009 (in the wake of the economic downturn) -analysts

Warmer Temps killing up to 80% of White Bark Pine:

Renewable Energy Powerhouse: Siemens Enters Ocean Power Industry

UK's renewables revolution starts to sweep away the cynicism

Climate Change's O.J. Simpson Moment

Dispatch From The Post-Ironic World: Pollution Concerns Key In Chinese Decision To Dump Hummer

Another example as to why the nuclear industry isn't to be trusted.

(Tired of perpetual motion machines?) New windless windmill technology could mean jobs in S.C.

Where Will the U.S. Get Its Electricity in 2034?-Renewables and natural gas may dominate ...

Terrible Winter, Packed Snow Spell Doom For At Least 5.5 Million Grazing Animals In Mongolia

EarthJustice/EIP List 102 Coal Ash Dump Sites In 14 States Leaking Into Neighboring Water Systems

Nuke critics easily win procedural vote (xpost from yesterdays LBN)

Vonn breaks finger in giant slalom crash

so did you all see "Brian Westbrook" prank call sportscenter?

NCAA yanks Focus on the Family ad amid concerns

My Ruskie liquor store owner was not happy.

The Russians Suck

Nah nah nah nah, nah nah nah nah, hey hey hey, goodbye

Bridge quits England over Terry row

Finnish and Swedish hockey women pretty rough!!!

This Day in D/FW Sports History - Jones buys Cowboys, fires Landry

Universal Sports (DTV broadcast signal) has really taken the piss out of the Olympics

First Iranian Woman to compete at a Winter Olympics

Demong wins Nordic combined gold

U.S. vs. Canadian Women's Hockey has begun!!!!!

Fuck the Canucks!

USA, Finland, Slovakia, Canada

Uhh---Let's see---Tony Kornheiser or Hannah Storm?

Pole Dancers Push To Compete In Next Olympics......

Giants go retro..

BREAKING: Cleveland signs 1st baseman Russell Branyan for an amazing TWO MILLION DOLLARS!

Greatest sports call ever: "Do you believe in Miracles? Yes!" or "The Giants win the pennant!"

Ancient Aztec temple found in colonial building

How to fix our failing disease care system? Start over.

Electricity crisis in Venezuela: govt needs to replace local steel production with Brazilian

Here's an update on the resistance in Honduras that I caught via Grit TV

Venezuela: Education Minister fired... too soft.

(es+babel) Venezuela: "Brutal repression" in Barinas against protests because of electrical problems

Clinton to visit Latin America

Kansas congressman seeks to expand trade with Cuba

Nominate this as "Photo of the Day."

The Uribe era appears on the brink of ending

Venezuelan TV Channel RCTV Agrees to Register with CONATEL

Venezuela annuls election of anti-Chavez mayor

Electricity Emergency Declared in Venezuela, Special Measures Taken

US slams Israel over designating heritage sites

"Metabank" is the name of US bank that issued credit cards to Mossad agents

Hamas report to UN shamefully evades responsibility

Riots over Israeli claim to West Bank heritage sites

European court keeps West Bank out of EU-Israel trade deal

Identification Of Agents By Dubai Police Embarrasses Mossad

Hit squad, Iowa bank's credit cards are linked, police in Dubai say

Australia warns Israel on Dubai assassination plot

Today in Labor History Feb 25 Some 25,000 immigrant textile workers went on strike against Paterson

Wake Up Wal-Mart's Week Of Action Shines Light On Sick-Leave Policies

NFL, Union Begin Another Bargaining Session

NYT: At Closing Plant, Ordeal Included Heart Attacks

Painter's Union Hero Saved Six Lives In That Austin Suicide Plane Attack

An infantry officer in Afghanistan explains the personal relevance of DADT

Pa. custody ruling gives equal rights to gay parents

Marine Corps: Study gay ban but don’t hurt force

Gay-marriage ban fails in House (West Virginia)

CANADA: Push To Require License To Have Replica Gun

Maine seeks to stymie federal law on guns in parks

Gun shop owner murdered.


Remember, the Police will protect you....If they don't shoot you first....

Trenton man accused of shooting, killing his wife is now behind bars

St. Petersburg, FL homeowner shoots home invader in self defense

What (many) Democrats forget about gun control

Geostationary Highway

African Pygmy Mice: Females Are XY

Light, Wind and Fire (warning, big star pics!)

Brain 'Hears' Sound of Silence

Star Devours Its Own Planet

At least three police officers shot in Fresno confrontation

FL: No Charges To Resident Who Shot Unarmed Burglar In The Back

Liberals and Atheists Smarter?

So many menus, so little time...


Some tips for shooting panoramas

Reactor-Grade Plutonium Can be Used to Make Powerful and Reliable Nuclear Weapons by Richard Garwin

Hole punch cloud

Is anyone good at eyeballing approximate scale? Can you give me a hand here? :)

Random photo of the day: Pandarazzi

Ignore: Wrong thread--What (many) Democrats don't understand about gun control

Laura Magdalene Eisenhower (Ike's great granddaughter)

We have baby kittens

Can someone go over this and debunk?

Dr. Housing Bubble 02/23/10

Germany denies accusations it failed to pay WWII reparations to Greece

The Public Domain Manifesto

Protests Grow in Greece, Portugal and Spain

Goldman And JPMorgan SPY Holdings Double Over Prior Quarter

Greek Debt- Stock Market drop.

Danish homeowners deepest in debt

Gray Days for Spanish Banks

Hollywood and hedge funds: Bank crisis CEOs return

At Closing Plant, Ordeal Included Heart Attacks

Ben Bernanke Is Looking Into Goldman "Arrangements With Greece"

Senate bill costs

Docs Cut Work Hours as Primary Care Shortage Looms

Great visualization of a review of popular supplements and their efficacy

How to fix our failing disease care system? Start over.

Acupuncture offers relief from depression during pregnancy

DSSA, making healthcare unafordable for everyone.

Faith-based health care?

Paying With Fairy Dust

Sen. Coburn: "A large number of tests we (doctors) order are for

The Bible, a history by Gerry Adams

Spanish priest spunked €17k on chat lines and whores

Liberals and Atheists Smarter? Intelligent People Have Values Novel in Human Evolutionary History

Stanley Fish: Are there Secular Reasons?

Sam Harris - Misconceptions About Atheism

How about some appreciation for David Benke?

Ever Hear Of The "Christmas Tree Ship"?

What I want to know

Whatever happened to instruction?

Because of RTTT and Duncan's position on the RI teachers, Obama has lost my vote.

My letter to my Congressman, Senators, and the Democratic Party

Grotesque Hypocrisy in D.C., Times Square... Obama, Duncan and The New York Times demand firing

Video: Canadian high school teachers perform lap dance at spirit rally

March 4 National Walk Out in Defense of Public Education

Wildcat Strike for the Central Falls 100

I travel between buildings. If one of them was Central Falls would I only be half fired?

Continuum of Teacher Development: Can someone translate this for me?

A Jumble of Strong Feelings After Vote on a Troubled School

Union’s stand only serves to hurt the teachers

What we don't know about Central Falls

anybody have a fast one bowl cake recipe they have tested?