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Archives: February 28, 2010

OpenLeft: The Philosophy of Me (First and Only)

Chicken Soup for the Universal Single Payer Enthusiast's Soul......

Just in case you're wondering what the Freepers think about the UCSD noose...

The FDIC auctions off bad debts

Quick report from Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren's town hall today

We can't even get the Olympics without a dose of 9/11, 9/11, 9/11...

Did Obama MAKE UP the tsunami story...

Anti-abortion and conservative Dems not on board with Pelosi re: Health Care Reform

Bwahaha I'm positive I've said this on DU half a dozen times already, but Republicans REALLY...

A Short History of Cursing in the U.S. Senate

India imposes limits on employment visas for foreign nationals

Sacramento Bee: Schwarzenegger's education budget could 'unravel'

Larry King: "Why were the scientists WRONG about the Hawaii tsunami?".

Rightwing media more and more reminds me of "invasion of the body snatchers"

Insurance Industry Preservation Act

Rep. Miller: House Democrats Must Pass Senate Healthcare Bill First On Mere Promise of Future Fixes

Rep. Miller: House Democrats Must Pass Senate Healthcare Bill First On Mere Promise of Future Fixes

Bernanke: Naive or deliberately obtuse?

Tony Perkins of Family Research Council Bumped From Prayer Lunch

Van Jones is a better man than I am......

Michael Steele Calls the Health Care Summit a "Death Panel for the Democrats This Fall"

Financial reform bill faces tough slog in US Senate

Hey mods! There's a live one who has rung up 15 posts in no time...

I love how Obama didn't invite Olympia Snowe to the health care summit

Team forfeits playoff game due to religious fast

Emergency shipment of condoms headed to Olympic athletes

We just watch "Nothing But The Truth" (based very roughly on Plame case) .... should reporters .....

Report: Israel Asks US To Put Return Of Syria Envoy On Hold

Senators Kerry, Graham, Lieberman to propose abandoning cap-and-trade

RW dismisses climate change as only a theory and not a fact

When did TWITTER become the most important source for NEWS?

Gagging here: Linder's replacement. They're pushing John Smoltz, another wackjob

Census Scams: The Red Flags (Census Bureau doesn't use email or Web and doesn't ask for SSN)

Healthcare IS NOT like Other Consumer Products or Services

Should anti-choice fundies condemn their own 'god'?

Double-Medalist Reutter Gives Back to Parents for Support.

John Day (Oregon): Neo-Nazis, Go Home

FDA-approved MS drug requires new label due to deadly side effect

I was shocked to learn that Michael Kelly is dead

I was shocked to learn that Michael Kelly is dead

I was shocked to learn that Michael Kelly is dead

Onoz! The Canadians have more Gold than we do!

Senator Scheiße

Watching the Pete Seeger American Masters on PBS

Pro sports players unions: NFLPA, NBAPA, MLBPA etc could do so much good to help America organize.

Pro sports players unions: NFLPA, NBAPA, MLBPA etc could do so much good to help America organize.

PLEASE when will we be able to hide entire forums

A teabagger and a socialist met one day on Facebook . . .

A teabagger and a socialist met one day on Facebook . . .

I believe that the vast majority of the Republican party is suffering from untreated A.D.D.

Obesity 'will cause more liver damage than alcohol'

AFA Fundie Blogger Sez: "Bible Ignored, Trainer Dies" (RE Orlando Killer Whale Incident)

Chile quake 2010 update: Over 300 people dead

Your Congressperson and Senators

Silvio Berlusconi 'avoiding justice', say tens of thousands of protesters

Lawsuit: Mother taken off life support without permission

Lawsuit: Mother taken off life support without permission

Lawsuit: Mother taken off life support without permission

Military suicides are causing civilian casualties, too

The Progressive: European Anarchist Has to Cancel Trip to the U.S.

Are organ procurement agencies getting away with murder?

Boehner lauds Tea Party 'great patriots,' says GOPs must 'walk among them'

Sunday Talk shows

11 more dead in Haiti from torrential rain

48 Hours Mystery is Reporting on the West Memphis 3 Right Now. n/t

WTF? Russ Feingold 55th most liberal member of the Senate?

'Green Queens' lead charge to clean up environment

At NAACP Image Awards, former Obama adviser Van Jones tells Glenn Beck "I love you, brother"

(UK) Troops in Afghanistan face defeat at home

To: Cenk Uyger, Britehorn, ihavenobias, etc. LISTEN UP! -- Please Read.

Al Gore schools global warming deniers in NYT op-ed

candy crowley interviewing nancy pelosi on cnn

"Yeah, but what if you're THE ONE!?"

Liberals and athiests are smarter

OMG: Police: Mom pimped girls for drugs

On Unemployment, We’ve Seen This Movie Before

Blowback: US-jilted Chalabi, who helped BushCo's fraudulent case for war, is rising in Iraq

Blast from the past? Nope.........Marijuana Use Can Up Psychosis Risk

Cities Shortening Yellow Traffic Lights for Deadly Profit

Oh fugging hell not John McGramps again

Manufacturing could boost Ohio once again-Dayton Daily News

Chicago Sun-Times: Range of services at risk due to city, state budgets

$250 grand for a fucking brain bucket

Non Sequitur

James Inhofe, Senate’s top skeptic, explains his climate-hoax theory

Should Hilary Clinton cancel her visit to Chile this

What do we need health insurers for anyway? (L.A. Times)

Argentina had a 6.3 earthquake today too

One soldier's family lives with the result of MSM's abject failure to question authority.

Simple question for RETHUGS and Freepers

I've been watching the BBC documentary "The Trap" by Adam Curtis

It isn't even the tyranny of the minority anymore

Rick SANCHEZ's inner idiot re-emerges (freaks over the metric system)

Great American Paycheck Squeeze: Third of All Income Growth Went to Top .1% Over Last 2 Decades

That guy in Massachusetts sure showed the Republicans one thing

Time's Karen Tumulty: Health Care: Can Nancy Pelosi Get It Done?

Assassination latest act in nightmare without end

why are politicians NEVER concerned about paying for wars, even if they are unnecessary wars

Meg Whitman scares the Sh!$ out of me

the republicans are now making 'reconciliation' an evil democratic political ploy

Jamie Dimon, JPMorgan Chase CEO, feels he's a victim of "capricious, arbitrary & punitive behavior"

Old article from 2002 on Prescott Bush, Jr.'s ties to Communist China

It Is Time For Obama To Meet Ahmadinejad

Frank Rich: The Axis of the Obsessed and Deranged

Military suicides are causing civilian casualties, too

Texas' DynCorp: Poor State Dept. OverSight in Afghanistan

Texas' DynCorp: Poor State Dept. OverSight in Afghanistan

Nobody on the antiabortion side has ever given me a straight answer: how would you enforce your law?

Nobody on the antiabortion side has ever given me a straight answer: how would you enforce your law?

'Target Jordan' says al-Qaeda agent

So...some Fundys were waiting in the lobby this morning for their

Agree Or Disagree

AL Blogger Red Eye: Who Are These People Who Don't Want "Government Run Healthcare"

Drunk mom allegedly runs through school with sword

Chile was ready for quake, Haiti wasn't (AP)

Help! Need help from someone with experience with eldercare/alcoholism!

Help! Need help from someone with experience with eldercare/alcoholism!

Durbin Launches Online Petition To Reform The Filibuster please sign

U.S. Corporate Death Squad Scandals in Columbia:

Fred Thompson Celebrates Janet Napolitano’s Broken Ankle

Any DUers watching GEM$NBC right now

How would you classify Sarah Palin's book?

Amid scandal after scandal, Florida Legislature considers ethics reform

Watch and sign the petition.

Its time our elected democrats stood tall an pushed healthcare reform

Max Headroom Returns!

McCain on MTP bitching about importation Canadian drugs...

Ahh, the Banksters............

IOC Fail

I could use some help with a Moyer's quote

Hoyer: House will go first on health bill

George Soros is on Fareed Zakaria now...

Nato draws up payout tariffs for Afghan civilian deaths

UK media reports substantiate US collusion with terrorists to provoke war with Serbia

UK media reports substantiate US collusion with terrorists to provoke war with Serbia

We Can’t Wish Away Climate Change - by AL GORE

Petition Sen. Coburn to release the hold on the Uganda Recovery Act bill

What is this with HCR having to go through the House again?

Blackwater's Gunrunners

AP: Organized labor's agenda hits roadblock; what now?

Watching fox right now, did the woman defending the new Kennedy

Chile Quake Toll Doubles to Over 700 Dead

Some lawmakers said no to stimulus bill, but not its cash

Withdrawn... this doesn't want to post

What is so hard about making simple clear arguments, Democrats?

Same as it ever was. Thomas Jefferson=Crook

Given the current state of the Democratic Party agenda, I think Harry Reid is......

Chilean government makes deal with supermarkets to give out free food.

Alcohol FOUR TIMES more likely to cause psychosis than cannabis in teens

UPDATE: Federal Extensions to expire on Sunday (Indiana)

I've moved beyond the talking heads on TV. I don't need their analysis anymore.

Sony, LG, Samsung, Hitachi, Toshiba accused of price fixing

Lautenberg expected back for votes Tuesday

Bob McDonnell Supports Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation...

Help us name a town after Stephen Colbert

SURPRISE! Fox News online lying about "rare" reconciliation possibility.

I believe I have lived long enough to hear everything now

I was watching the Sunday morning news shows ...

Lucille Clifton, June 27, 1936 - February 13, 2010.

Where do we stand right now?

Apple also crushed the Boxer Rebellion!

Changing Face in Poland: Skinhead Puts on Skullcap

Pontiac: What might have been

2 - 2 -------- YOW _ - USA Just tied it up

Over 250 Significant Earthquakes Shake World in Past 7 Days

A sign of the times in New Haven, CT

Alcohol abuse is a four times better predictor of psychosis than pot abuse..


San Diego Progressives Sing at Tea Party Counter Rally

Apple: Underage Workers May Have Built Your iPhone

GG Canada...

Just got an email from Boxer re: unemployment extensions

Let's be very clear about this: the current GOP echo-chamber that is endlessly

What portions of HCR cannot be passed via Reconciliation?

Ben Sargent TOON- "Look how angry they are!"

Looking for some info please

Congratulations!!!!! (spoiler alert)

The DSCC or DCCC called me today (I can't remember which).

Crash reports tell of horror (Toyota vehicles)

Hartmann caller "If our health care is the best, why don't other countries want it?" nt


Unions vow to keep pressure on Congress for health reform

Gore: Kick out lawmakers who fail on climate

NPR: Solar Storms Could Be Earth's Next Katrina

Do the people want it or not ??

Proof our media is far from liberal

Proof our media is far from liberal

I'm tired of vitriolic arguments over really stupid 'stuff'...

Canada owns the most Gold medal win !

The simple truth is, both the Dems and the GOP have moved well to the right

Blue Dog Dems: You must hang together (with Barack) or else you will most assuredly hang separately

Rev. Billy Talen: How Consumerism Makes Us Powerless

IMF chief pushes for more power, new global currency

'sarah palin fact checks Obama's kabuki theater'

I need a little help

If Sarah Palin were to walk on stage, begin to weep, vomit, and then shit herself, John Kyl ...

Just Went to a Tea Party Rally

Unreal. GOP candidate puts these pics on his website:

How About A Demonstration Of Good Faith By The Senate To The House ???

Liz Cheney, on "Fox News Sunday," celebrates the "very full life" of a famous war criminal

My NASCAR design in the Daytona 500!

Autistic Woman Raped By Teen In Broad Daylight – No One Helps

Why Was The Sea World Trainer Killed By Captive Orca Tilikum?

False choices in HC reform?

Reagan broke up the airline monopoly

Study: If you live long enough, something will kill you.

The US government’s policy of leaving the Internet alone is over

HELP ME FIND the best statistics and websites to REFUTE supply-side economics

"Military Intelligence Overstepped Boundaries with Alaska Group"

"Military Intelligence Overstepped Boundaries with Alaska Group"

The Despicable Patriot Act Is Quietly Renewed By Congress

The desperate state of reproductive health care: abortion doctor has to travel to four states

Lawmakers keep benefits, while outraged voters struggle

Lawmakers keep benefits, while outraged voters struggle

Protect the fetus, forget about the child

Blackwater Bald Eagles have two little ones!

Blackwater Bald Eagles have two little ones!


NYT: Do Toxins Cause Autism?

Is this TRUE, or NOT? Is 55% of the total US budget going to MILITARY??

Still Don't Think The Senate Health Care Bill Is An HC Industry Bailout ??? - From DailyKos

OK, what is in the health care bill?

Now is the time for all democrats to unite and stop the BULLSHIT

1.2 million Americans Lose Unemployment Benefits Today - DailyKos

Reefer Rocks

Child sex abuse scandal stuns Del. town

This is devastation in Conception, Chile - amazing pics with tsunami damage

If reconciliation will be so bad for the Dems, why is the GOP against it?

Limbaugh mocks uninsured, calls tale of woman who wore dead sister's dentures sob story of the day

Another Republican Bites The Dust

Coffee Parties? Interesting backlash against tea baggers

looking for a clear answer to the constitutionality of a health insurance mandate…

Question? who was the GOp goof ball on thursday explaining how health care leads to socialism?

An 85 year old Dem on why he is a Democrat

What's missing in this Tulsa TV station story about UE benefits being delayed....

How many Tea Party dorks noticed they paid LESS TAXES this year?

How many Tea Party dorks noticed they paid LESS TAXES this year?

Why The Tea Partiers Are Wasting Their Time

Tales of terror and loss in Toyota-related deaths

U.S.: Senate Torture Probe Uncovers Missing Emails

What would tell a woman who was raped?

Toyota's victims

Imagine a different world

You will never see a Reconciliation Bill

The 21% cut in payments to doctors and providers come to a $245B savings

D.C. hospital fires 11 nurses, 5 staffers for snowstorm absences

Happy Birthday, JeffR ...

Jobs, community 'Worth fighting for' (Space Funding in Florida)

TOON: Sunday's Doonesbury - "A Banker's Progress"


Police: Mom pimped girls for drugs

Police: Mom pimped girls for drugs

Woman admits selling 2 kids for 1 bird, $175

Coffee Party Movement Now At 29,000+: Updated 2x - DailyKos

Coffee Party Movement Now At 29,000+: Updated 2x - DailyKos

Cuba's Henry Reeve Brigade heading to Chile.

Just think, America would be almost debt free today had Bush not cut taxes..

Tangled Up in Yoo

Is it me or is Debbie Wasserman Schultz clowning the hell out of Eric Cantor?

Capitalism uses for profit 'health' care to commit genocide upon the weak and the sick.

ironic story from my tax preparer

Congratulations Team Canada.

A Clear Iraq Exit

Why Liberals Must Distance Themselves from Policies That Aren't Liberal.

John McCain gets air time first on meet the press while dems won the election and he lost....

Kucinich: "Afghanistan Awash w/ U.S. Cash and U.S. Blood"

Kucinich: "Afghanistan Awash w/ U.S. Cash and U.S. Blood"

Kucinich: "Afghanistan Awash w/ U.S. Cash and U.S. Blood"

Up Or Down. - So What Are You Going To Do? - 28 Feb 10

Up Or Down. - So What Are You Going To Do? - 28 Feb 10

It's starting to get expensive

How the Mountain of Climate Change Evidence Is Being Used to Undermine the Cause



Slam Dunked a Radio Talk Show Host This Morning..

Debbie Wasserman Schultz kicked Eric Cantor's ass on MTP, this morning!

A little Mental Floss: Is this 7-year old the next Mozart? (Emily Bear)

CIA aids and abets terrorists with funds and weapons to sustain war on terror

Excellent article on "Cyber-Bullying" & Teen Suicide

If I was a parent of a son who was of Military Age...I'd tell him to SIGN UP!

Earthquakes due to global warming

Salon: Serial-Drama Zen - "Lost," "24" Welcome Us Into Their Comfortingly Stupid Nowhere Lands

Please link POLLS showing Americans want single payer/public option

Two things: A clear concise indictment of charters, and a Chicago fight to stop school closings.

NY Times - Al Gore - "We Can’t Wish Away Climate Change"

The Torture Gang: (Bybee's Graph)The Entire Bush Administration

Non Sequitur TOON- Ouch!

States move to revoke charities' tax exemptions

How About an American Flag Law by Dems?

We do have best health CARE in the world...

Man Charged With Stabbing Pit Bull

Man Charged With Stabbing Pit Bull

Medicare payments cut 21%

News from the Quake Zone

News from the Quake Zone

Thinking about suicides, my heart goes out to all that hurt how can we as a society help?

This is not your father's Democratic Party....

“Lest we forget how fragile we are”- update from Honolulu

Are you planning to watch the Olympic Men's Hockey Final on Sunday afternoon?

To restart our stalled agenda, you'd begin by...

Headlight Reform (now!!)

Can someone post my video for me? (DU problem).

The Killer of Dr. Tiller sentencing is delayed

The Economic Elite Have Engineered a Coup, Threatening the Existence of the Middle Class

Chicago Sun-Times editorial: "it's time for Republicans to stop misleading the public"

Part III: Exposing Our Enemy - Meet the Economic Elite

Pass a very specific law: Draft Limpblob, Beckkk, Coulter, Billo, Hannity. Send them to war.

Weird to read 2001 words of Michael Pearl on "Biblical chastisement" light of recent events.

UCSD: The guy who yelled "N*****s" on student TV and set the university ablaze

Health Care In This Country Is Simply MEDIEVAL =====>

Long-time cannabis use linked to psychosis: study

The Democratic Party Suicide Prevention Thread

If the Medicare cuts of 21% go through with a Democratic majority...

Underage drinking? Colleges may tell mom, dad

President Obama has signed the extension of the Patriot Act's not a dirty word!

Have you all been paying attention to what's happening to schools in this country?

Global Communication - 14:31

If I could travel through time and change one event in human history...

I thank whoever decided to put a snorkel on my 4 wheeler

California! Sun is blinding and yellow, sky half black, half blue, rain is coming down in SHEETS.

Favorite Woody Harrelson Movie

Time to play MRSCORPIO'S WHO AM I?

Marie Osmond 18yr son dead..

The Great Gig In The Sky - Pink Floyd

I would like for DU to have a "I'm not real fond of you tonight so just leave me alone group"

What's your favorite guitar "fade out" tune ?

Ozzie Guillen is now on Twitter

Things you would mind being caught doing right at the moment the world ended.

Looks like March will come in like a lamb instead of a lion this year.

Rec this if you're smarter than I am.

This one is going to be a little easier, Time for another WHO AM I?

Mmm... Girl Scout Cookies.

O.K., here's a TRUE Lounge topic: The local VFW can only survive

TZ confessed that she has Billy Idol songs on her iPod.

Just saw District 9....

So Jennifer Lopez is playing a nun in a Telemundo skit on SNL...


Sitting here at my desk, with no pants on, eating cheese...

Pictures of the effect of the Tsunami here in Los Angeles area.

I want to post a picture, how do I do it.

I'm drunk,andthisisit.

I hate free online slots.

Some of you definitely need this tonight

I need someone versed in Northwest family law...

Things you wouldn't mind being caught doing right at the moment the world ended.

Iggy Pop - Bang Bang

Some of you might need this tonight

I hope none of the packages were marked "FRAGILE"...

What sites do you go to when you are gored?

nevermind.....dull post

would you buy underwear off of ebay?

Should I Go?

a rare failblog WIN

Please let this be the one. Please let this be the one. Please let this be the one.

A Very Creative Doggie Video

Passenger eats his winning ticket.

Advice or reviews on Kindle 2?

Here is an interesting picture I took, I call it Weeds in Winter

People really used to shave with pumice stones?

Things you wouldn't mind being caught doing wrong at the moment the world ended.

Best Film of 2009: The Hurt Locker

Respect Yourself

My caregiver brought me some sweet island skunk bud today

Check in if you lost your unemployment benefits today, thanks to Senator Bunning

100 years ago today

I just DL'd nosquint add on for firefox. Wow. Adios glasses. Just thought I'd share it.

Yesterday, for the first time in 8 1/2 years of marriage, my wife...

My Fukin Wallet was just stolen

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 2/28/10

New game! Figure out where this is on the Earth

So I finally finished the Harry Potter series

Figure out where this is on the Earth Part 2

Congratulations to Canada!

Nude Model in Storefront in NYC's West Village

Puyallup, WA: Bikini Bottoms espresso stand barista charged with unlawful public exposure

Hot one in GD!

I asked my wife out last night, but she refused to go until curling was over

special needs kitty keeps stealing the socks

Come on home, son.

I have a computer question

female friends: if you're going to cheat on your husband, can you please not tell me?

In honor of the full moon tonight, the Wolf Moon from last month.


Vibe request for my girlfriend's dog

This is Canada's magic moment

I just found a 1936 nickel in my pocket change.

Tampa has a "StripperMobile"(?!)

**HEADS UP** Team USA about to face off with Canda for Olympic Gold in Hockey


So, my marriage is basically going down the tubes...

Max Headroom Returns!

I can't find my cat!

What sites do you go to when you are bored?

R.I.P. My oldest friend

Now we have clinical proof to what we have all know for so long...We are smarter than conservatives.

Post your Hawaii memories here!

The search is over. I found it. The funniest thing on the internet

Here is my picture, hope it works.

What was your favorite 80's or so arcade game? (& pls help - going crazy trying to remember one...)

why "empty net?"

Canuckistan is victorious

Sushi lovers rejoice!

The Giant Jesus on Interstate 75 speaks to America

Behold, the mighty Boobius Maximus of The Klingon Empire!

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) House and Home Edition

How do you cope, what do you do when you just keep getting bad news followed by more

The right way to frame the case for healthcare reform

Krugman on the MSMGOP's "arrogant and condescending" meme and more

McConnell before and after the summit

Moore’s Wife Potential Hopeful In KS 3rd District

Knowing when to quit Congress or get out of politics...when you get

Pass & Patch- important unknowns for hcr are swing voting Dems in the House, not Senators,not Repubs

The Real Reason Cynical Dem Pols Should Vote for the Health Care Bill

A Matter Of Life And Death

Looks like Obama will be running against Romney or Huckabee

Does Obamas plan do anything to prevent private insurance "death panels"?

AP: RFK's Grandson Weighing US House Run in Massachusetts

Pelosi to Dems: back health bill even if it hurts - "Time is up...We really have to go forth"

Results of physical: POTUS is in "excellent health and fit for duty"

CNN is trying to say there's a poll out saying the people want to drop this health care bill

Noonan: Obama is entering 'a boorish phase' (again)

Proposal to Pay Contractor Employees Living Wages Sparks Republican Outcry

White House: Simple up-or-down vote on health care

Is it right for your neighbor to get a better deal than you?

"Exclusive: GOP Partners with ACME Corp to Plan Next Presidential Summit"

"The president is in excellent health and fit to lead"

Bipartisanship robs voters of the chance to influence policy

Some perspective on the "arrogance" outcry here

Un REc ??

Dallas Tea Party crowd's message is clear: 'We're not gonna take it' (health care = socialism)

Was Jimmy Carter THAT Bad?

Summit on C-Span being replayed now......

Run ads NOW that debunk supposed benefits of tort reform and selling insurance across state lines

Kyl defends Bunning blocking unemployment benefits

Gramps McCain is on Meet The Press.......again.

AL-02: Bright Leads Big

AL-02: Bright Leads Big

The Cost of Doing Nothing on Health Care

“Innovation has now cost us $7 trillion.”

"a funny thing happened on the way back to the usual bickering..."

I owe a thank you to one or more DUers.

Bill Kristol to host new movie review show on Fox News!

Obama - Failure of Leadership, or Legislation?

Eric Cantor-"The truth is we Republicans DO care about healthcare reform."

The Coffee Party Movement

Cantor: We need ‘to get more people uninsured’

Huffpo: Consumer Groups Rip Chris Dodd Over Financial Protection Agency Compromise

When the Repubs. claim they want to "start over," why doesn't anybody ask them

MODEST PROPOSAL: SWITCH Ed Secretary Arne Duncan & Treasury Sec Geithner

David Gregory is throwing McCain softballs!!!!

I guess the media just said fuck Haiti

The Axis of the Obsessed and Deranged, By FRANK RICH <-- *READ THIS*

Do you ever believe that Obama is really the last hope for this country?

Can we PLEASE have a moratorium on playing the "You're playing the race card!" card?

If You Had To Stake Your DU Membership On It, Who Would You Say WILL Be The repuke nominee in 2012?

Obama apparently wants to see both Medicare be destroyed AND have the Repubs claim the higher ground

Krugman on ABC's This Week...disgusted!

PNAC Bill Kristol, while admitting he didn't watch the HC Summit, thought it was a "failure"

Obama Signs One-Year Extension Of Patriot Act

Marie Osmond’s son commits suicide

Long-time cannabis use linked to psychosis: study

Video of Taliban commander leaves fate unclear

Iran frees four journalists, professor: report

Iraq says sacking of Saddam officers would be illegal

GOP challengers join Texas ed board battleground

CIA aids and abets terrorists with funds and weapons to sustain war on terror

Underage drinking? Colleges may tell mom, dad

Tories caught up in new immigration storm

U.S.: Senate Torture Probe Uncovers Missing Emails

Pelosi says GOP has hijacked 'tea party' movement

Chilean quake toll jumps to 708

US police quash protesting students in Berkeley

Pelosi: Democrats will retain majority in House

New arguments advanced in (Prop. 8) gay marriage trial

Transportation Layoffs Said to Be Weighed as U.S. Funds Expire

APNewsBreak: Kennedy III decides against House run

At least 45 dead in western Europe storms

Pelosi to Dems: back health bill even if it hurts

GOPs oppose proposal for consumer bureau at Treasury Department

Actors support death row Briton

Enron's Jeff Skilling takes fight to US Supreme Court

Buffett: Execs should pay price for risky bets

Afghanistan bomb 'kills 11 civilians'

White House: Simple up or down vote on health care

President's doc: 'excellent' health, cut the cholesterol

Fatal car bomb targets Iraqi election convoy

World warming unhindered by cold spells: scientists

Obama signs one-year extension of Patriot Act

UCSD student who hung noose has been suspended from school (Noose ignites more protests at UCSD)

Specter/Sestak: Question 5- What Are you Going to do About the Trade Deficit?

Van Jones sends a little shout out and love to Glenn Beck

Shot in the Back: The Human Impact of the Honduran Coup

Who Killed the Subpoena Power?

Proposition 8 Trial - Lawyers Theodore Olson & David Boies Interview - Pt. 1/5

Philippine farmers battle drought

Young Turks: Bill O'Reilly - 'Sarah Palin Needs To Go To College' (Video)

Nolan Treadway on Netroots Nation at the Sum of Change House Party

Coffee Party: How We Began

What We know about Climate Change/Climate Denial Crock of the Week

Interview with Michelle Singletary at Economic Empowerment Meeting

Republicans by Buckaroo Fush

America Rising An Open Letter to Democrat Politicians

Ac**kalypse now: That's Gay

The Wall Street Economic Death Squad - Part I

The Greatest Theft in History - Wall Street Economic Death Squad - Part II

Senator Brown Urges the Extension of Unemployment Insurance

Abolish the Senate, Start With the Filibuster

TYT Interviews Howard Dean on the Healthcare Summit

U.S. Army Veteran: Tea Party Doesn't Represent Me

Johnny weir: That's gay

Troy Conrad of the Flamer Movement Joins TYT

Democracy Now Headlines 2/26/10. A Reminder of What News Should Look Like.

Rachel Maddow on South Dakota's embarrassing, illiterate, unscientific, idiotic, climate bill

Wary Centrists Posing Challenge in Health Care Vote.

Commentary: Overhaul health care now

Media Sleeps While Democracy Burns, Patriot Act Will Be Renewed

Debra Medina, new star of America's right, is firing up the race for Texas governor

Americans need an intervention in health care

Hold CEOs, boards responsible for problems in firms: Buffett

Taxed Enough Already - The Bastion of the Deceived and Duped

New Left Review: Dispatches from the Emergency Room

A world away from Texas

What do we need health insurers for anyway?

Tea Party Frivolities - pop tv inanities, sponsored by the Faux-News network.

Why Conservatives Will Miss ACORN

Federal Government sources of revenue..

FLASHBACK: Hannity, Breitbart led conservative media fundraising 4 'vidiographers' who punked ACORN

Canadian Men's Hockey Team Celebrates Differently Than Women

The GOP War On Knowledge…or how the skids are being greased for America’s decline and fall.

'Yes, but where's Mr. Hoover?'

Ending Private Insurers' Chokehold on Health Care

Frank Rich: The Axis of the Obsessed and Deranged

Conservatives Target Their Own Fringe

Ex-UN nuclear chief: change in Egypt is inevitable

How Sincere is Wal-Mart’s Demand that Chinese Suppliers Meet Labor and Environmental Standards?

White Collars Are Feeling the Blue-Collar Woes

(Toyota) Crash reports tell of horror

Why Liberals and Atheists Are More Intelligent.

Patriot Games - From blowhardery to nihilism to...treason?

Pat Robertson: God angrier at Chile than Haiti

US banks veto 'socialist pay' in secret talks

Abu Ghraib guard’s case to be reviewed

Toronto: the greenest city in North America?

(Japanese) Bill stipulates 25% CO2 cuts (from 1990 levels by 2020)

Can greener gadgets save us from e-waste?

Hospitalization of Gas Waste Contaminated Students Still Gets No Attention Here.

Nuclear Chicken: An Interview with Martin Hellman

"Landphoon" delivers a deluge across Queensland and Red Centre (more relief for the Murray Darling)

Asbestos Widely Used in Asia's Building Boom and Exported:

Italian mafia implicated in radioactive waste dumping

Losing life’s variety

Pentadyne Clean Energy Storage

Environmentalists question coal's place in Obama policy

Health Care Reform Fallout

Olympics Spoiler!

has a sport ever gone from being absolutely ridiculed to one of the most popular olympic events?

They are about to do a Curling skit on SNL!

2 - 2 -------- YOW _ - USA Just tied it up

OMG! Tony Stewart just pitted for four tires and fuel.

Congrats Canada!

Any place to listen to livestream radio Olympic Hockey gold?

Hockey thread

I'm a straight dude who thinks figure skating is definitely a sport.

Congratulations Canadian Hockey Team. Congratulations Canadian Hockey Fans.

NFL may change OT rules for playoffs

The JR Chess Report (February 27): Topa Takes Linares; Upsets in Reykjavik; Baden Baden Falls in BL

Crosby wins it in overtime

IOC failing in its responsibility to the Olympics

Rain triggers deadly floods in Haiti

Carlos still needs votes today through Monday. We can vote once day.

Helen Skelton completes Amazon adventure

Honduras: We Refuse To Go Back (Video)

X-post: Miami Considers Ban on Feeding the Homeless Without Proper Training

Ecuador: Controversy Over Drilling For Petroleum in the Amazon

PDVSA could drop Curacao refinery lease - Reuters

Hitting the wrong target

Israelis rush to join Mossad after Mahmoud al-Mabhouh killing

U.S. warns Syria: Stop arming Hezbollah immediately

'Anti-Semitism being taught in Spain schools'

Settlers to mark Goldstein's massacre in Ibrahimi Mosque

Dubai Police: 'Israeli PM To Be Put On Wanted List If Mossad's Links Proved'

For Israel, defiance comes at the cost of legitimacy


Meet the Youth for the Land of Israel - rightist zealots on a mission

Report: Mossad used Australian passports before Dubai row

Ontario Government Bans Use of '“Israeli Apartheid"

Israel Begins Distributing Gas Masks To Citizens

Hamas U.

Police enter Jerusalem holy site

Assassination latest act in nightmare without end

Israel planning Old City renovations without consultations

It is time for Israel's friends to condemn its acts of terrorism

AP: Teachers to appeal mass firings at RI high school

LAT: California Assembly Speaker-elect Pérez has ties to deep pockets (crusader for the marginalized

Today in Labor History Feb 28 The entire workforce walked off their jobs to support laid off workers

Commentary: Tough times call for solidarity

Garden State Equality is going to Washington, DC -- want to join us?

A Kick Ass Music Video By SSION

Harry Potter speaks for gay suicide prevention

Gun Control advocates: "we win, by losing"

Why US v. Miller is Such a Pathetically Reasoned and Poorly Written Decision

1999 Washington Post; Virginia Democrats see gun control as best hope of election

Police: neighbor shot intruder during home invasion

Suspect killed in home invasion gunbattle

Chronic Back Pain Soothed by Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Robert T McCall 1919-2010

ANOTHER, "we win, by losing" article... and some commentary on where we should go now.

Chicago gun case could restore other civil rights

NASA not over the moon about prospect of buying out Constellation program contracts

How Tsunamis Work

Seals Sleep As They Sink in the Sea

Decatur Man Shoots Burglary Suspect

A map of firearm registration laws in the United States...

Car salesman shot during test drive

Tour Bus Headed To Casino Damaged In Shooting by Youths

Meanwhile at Camp Courage

But, only the police should have firearms!!

Family Day in Georgia

Sarah Palin to be Keynote NRA Speaker

Nobody panic!

Southern Iowa barn quilts (pic heavy)

Chile earthquake precursor to events in July solar eclipse?

Rick DiClemente's March Starself Astrology Newsletter

Rick DiClemente's March Starself Astrology Newsletter

holy craps. energy alert update: 6.4 earthquake today in Argentina

Mortgage Modifications and You — Part 1

Carter ruined the economy; Reagan saved it

Rising Threat of Infections Unfazed by Antibiotics

Space workers rally to save jobs

Little advice requests re: kidney pain

Doc Pleads Guilty In Pfizer Fraud Case

Pinpointing immune system disturbances in celiac disease

McCain's disgusting vitamin ban bill

'Buy farmland and gold,' advises Dr Doom

Depression’s Upside: Depressed affect made people think better.

Team forfeits playoff game due to religious fast

Nudging Schools to Help Students With Learning Disabilities

Looking for some info please

Broad Foundation Awards $1.5 Million to National Center on Time & Learning to Double Partnerships

Kali's Mexican Skillet Stir Fry Dinner

What dishes do you think of as "Latin" food?

Pad thai for dinner tonight

What's your favorite way to cook trout?

Gotta be ultra frugal the next two weeks: reqest for frugal recipes and tips!