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Archives: May 11, 2010

Gov. McDonnell appoints Nixon’s ‘Jew counter’ to help reform Virginia’s government.

Kentucky ‘Rock of Labor’ Honors Workers at Closed Tire Factory

Tanzania Lutherans Reject Aid From 'Pro-Gay Marriage' Churches

House Dems Announce Mine Safety Field Hearing

Glenn Greenwald, civil rights attorney, next on MSNBC/Maddow 8:42pm Mon...

U.S. agency let oil industry write offshore drilling rules

Has William Pitt been tombstoned?

What does one have to do or say to get banned from DU?

BP 6th Grade Science Fair Competition

The disingenuous proposal to replace Ulysses S. Grant on our $50 bills with Ronald W Reagan.

Three charged with branding man with swastika

Interesting article I just found on National Geographic Daily news: Hand washing & Regrets

US school district bans gay anthology

I feel slightly powerful

SecDef Gates suggests Obama, Levin, Pelosi, Reid are 'stupid' for wanting DADT repeal this year


You guys are too much! I have been LMAO tonite!

A Fascinating Story About Life, Death and Living Wills

Attacks signal end of poppy harvest in Afghanistan

Palin's BP Pipe

Thanks for ending your program with Lena Horne Rachel

WilliamPitt was shitcanned?!?

Al Franken Plugs Rating Agency Reform As Moody’s Goes Under SEC Investigation - FDL

Liz Cheney: Obama’s ‘first instinct’ to Mirandize terrorists

May 12: Iraq Genocide Memorial Day

NOW Applauds President Obama's Historic Nomination to Supreme Court

Planned Parenthood on Kagan nomination

A Pragmatic New Yorker on a Careful Path to Washington

News, weather, & sports is now....... news, oil forecast, and sports.

An amazing Youtube video; James Taylor song, beautiful!

PA Sen. Poll: Sestak in Dead Heat with Toomey, Toomey Beats Specter by 12

Thank you Duers for helping me learn about what is going on in the world.

Threatening bodily harm to another

agreed TG.

Farmer released after serving ten years for murder as ‘victim’ turns up alive (China)

Leahy Amendment Would Repeal Antitrust Exemption For Health Insurers - RTTNews

Just read Kagan's 1993 article on Thurgood Marshall, learned much more about Marshall

Touched by an Angel, slapped by a Demon

TOON idea re: gulf oil and regulation

TOON idea re: gulf oil and regulation

Delete - dupe

This is absolutely ridiculous...

Kagan in '97 urged Clinton to ban late abortions

Kagan in '97 urged Clinton to ban late abortions

Can one actually "build consensus" with the close-minded?

And this is just ONE of them...

Here We Go Again: "Documentary" Claims bin Laden Living Comfortably in Iran

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

Sestak uses the Supreme Court announcement to his advantage

Ted Olson advocated for keeping Campaign Fiance reform as Solicitor General and...

Pompidou Centre puts Metz on the map

This Facebook thing....

This Facebook thing....

U.S. approval allows first-run movies to TV sets

Tuesday will either mean the end of the Red Shirt demonstrations in BKK or violence

financiers trying to scare & stampede you into cutting your own throat

Afghanistan: Don’t Sell Out Women’s Rights in DC Talks

Phoenix: $90 million at risk because of immigration fallout

NARAL statement on Kagan nomination

Thank you all for being there in my hour of need

Dog recovering after being hit by suspect DUI driver

The best new BP symbol:

About the boys with the flag shirts and why they were wrong at the least

For nostalgic Russians, Cuba is a tropical time machine; Tourists look for bittersweet traces

U.S. Stock Futures Fall on Concern Aid Plan Won’t Solve Crisis

Oil Slick from Outer Space 5-10-2010

Pirates released after assault operation apparently perished

I marched in the first Earth Day, and all I got

Zombie Tea Party George Washington, Right Wing Epistemic Closure, and Slavery in America

When did the Tea Party "jump the shark" to become a bunch of phonies?

Article 32 set for E-9 accused of harassment

Redistribution of Wealth (?)

4 dead in Oklahoma tornado outbreak

Frank Frazetta, Illustrator, Dies at 82; Helped Define Comic Book Heroes

The Amazing Race (Spoiler dont open if you havent seen the final)

Who will be the new solicitor general?

A noodle shop's role in the Vietnam War

Viral Video of Columbia Police Drug Raid Spurs Changes

NYS Furloughs-who is next? These guys will do less spending.

Despite past conflicts, White House sees Karzai as ally

We Should Listen To The Libertarian Viewpoint On Kagan Represented By Greenwald and Turley

'Tea party'-backed platform sails through Maine GOP convention

Here's a good one: Judge: Torture No Grounds to Dismiss Case

The French must always have their National ID..police demand ID papers of African or Arab descent...

Left is mute on racial double standard in Kagan pick

Left is mute on racial double standard in Kagan pick

What do Palin/Hannity/Beck have to say about the Green Bay Packers?

US Drones Kill 14 in Taliban Sanctuary

This Modern World: Another massive spill!

McDonnell appoints Fred "Jew counter" Malek back from the Nixon Admin to help shrink the gov

Dark Humor

“Drill, baby, drill!” & Take no seagulls prisoner

“Drill, baby, drill!” & Take no seagulls prisoner

Wasserman cartoon - Obama's Kagan pick

Boeing appreciation thread

Old clean-up tactics for high-tech drill spill

BP, Transocean, Halliburton will blame one another for spill today

Congressional Progressive Caucus Reacts To AZ Immigration Law

The (Washington) Post Makes Stuff Up in the News Section to Push Its Deficit Reduction Agenda

White Supremacists Recruit in Bucksport (Maine)

Gulf Spill Hearing: Oil Execs Will Point Fingers At Each Other

Steele says Kagan endorses 'the liberal agenda'

Is anything on the Fox news channel worth watching?

UN fears 'irreversible' damage to natural environment

More covering-up? Karzai & Sec of State Clinton hold press conference ...

Thoughts on Greece

Thoughts on Greece

'That Hands-offy, Non-regulatey Thing' by Stuart Carlson

We call it "net neutrality". They call it "Stop The Government from taking over the Internet".

POLL : Have you already decided for Kagan ?

IMF: It's time to move the Shock Doctrine to Spain and Portugal

question-probably stupid-while BP tries to plug-are they still getting oil

Info graphic: The evolving nature of Facebook's privacy settings

Arnold: I Was Going To Speak In Arizona, But I Thought I’d Be Deported

"Hey, man, don't fuck up and BP it."

Men and women differ on whether abortion should be legal.

Did a Big Bet Help Trigger 'Black Swan' Stock Swoon?

Ok...Not a commentary...I'm just sayin' ... Kagan looks a lot like

Ok...Not a commentary...I'm just sayin' ... Kagan looks a lot like

The gulf is getting a bit gooey

William Greider: Outing the Fed

Pennsylvania proposes interstate highway tolls at state borders

Houston "Charter" School "Teacher" Beats Up Middle School Student -- Video

Oil gusher hearings on Cspan now!!!!!!

Pope pins abuse scandal on Church 'sin'....from the BBC

Moderators' thread lock messages ought to identify the specific rule violation

BP: From Oil Spilling to Financial Reform Killing

Oil hearing schedules here:

Gator 1, Moron 0

Oh Hell Massey just bought a PA coal mine here

Tuesday YOU Day: Human Rights

omg fuck you Mary

6 million foreclosures in the next two months?

Her first crib is a latex-glove box - pic

Oil Gusher hearing Thread here:

Oil Gusher hearing Thread here:

Do you have a diabetic pet? Do you use Vetsulin?

I have noticed that every evening it gets dark. And every morning, the sun comes up.

Christian Group Claims They Prayed Away The Times Square Car Bomb

Vote on Sanders amendment just started.

All this Hand-Wringing about Kagan is Pointless, a Waste of Time!

Bwaaaaaaaaaaaaaah - what a great response - - Take that Portman!

The Rude Pundit: A Few Words Regarding Supreme Court Nominee Elena Kagan

Torque into a Tuesday. Please come CAPTION this Bible-thumping Teabagger!!!

RNC Desperately Tries to Walk Back Their Thurgood Marshall Attack

ReThug Mayor Believes New York Should Have Majority of SCOTUS

850 AIDS patients awaiting treatment in 10 states finally get access to HIV medication.

The ocean front homes that are going to become uninhabitable from the oil soon?

VOTE today for replacement to Re. Nathan Deal- Ga. 9th Dist.

For those who question Kagan's bona fides here is a short list.

Pa Tracking Poll: Sestak 47 (unchanged), Specter 43 (+1)

What was the official name of the hcr bill?

Blast Survivors Kept Isolated On Gulf For Hours

“It’s a tragedy what they have done here. They have made a mess of my heritage.”


Jordan River 'to run dry next year'

Here are some reasons I support Kagan's confirmation to the SCOTUS

XM25 Lets GIs Eliminate Unseen Targets

Greenwald: "How people spew total falsehoods on TV"

Gov. McDonnell appoints Nixon’s ‘Jew counter’ to help reform Virginia’s government.

Evil Ed, Inc: the Wall Street-Charter School Connection

PTSD diagnosis could appear on Georgia driver’s licenses

Who's the slow learner?

***** Official "Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Offshore Drilling" Senate Hearing Thread *****

Why Did Obama Wait until Now to Send Team of Scientists to the Gulf ?

Thieves take controversial Mojave Desert cross

BP makes enough profit in four days to cover the costs of the spill cleanup thus far.

BP claims to have spent over 350 million so far on the spill

A question on the stock markets...are they too volatile to be safe?

It only takes ONE man to secure the Mexico border...and that man is America's Mayor©, Rudy Giuliani.

voting statistics on race

Health Reform: One in Five Non-Elderly Have “Pre-Existing Condition” Tuesday, May 11, 2010 With pre

China: Unfolding credit bust

Five Eurekas! that Have Changed the World


Compare and contrast: Librarian protester vs,. Teabagger

Clarksville man steals beer, says they weren't cold enough

The Impending Doom of Glenn Beck

Rig Survivors Felt Coerced To Sign Waivers Within Hours Of Being Rescued

I don't see the SC moving appreciably in any direction

Bernie Sanders got his 60 votes - all "ayes" so far.

C-span . . . Senate is holding BP OIL RIG HEARINGS ... but we're not seeing much of them...

Grand Jury: No money for school district retiree benefits

Syphilis cases rise sharply in China

Home Prices Gain in 91 U.S. Cities in First Quarter

Gates seeks cuts in Defense bureaucracy to fund weapons systems

Two-Thirds of Senate Ready to Ban Land Mines;

New ad features Obama as Specter seeks edge

New ad features Obama as Specter seeks edge

Raleigh mental hospital cited after fight

They're trying to punk us...

Big NY Cigarette Dealer Gets 10 Years in Prison

Shenanigans!! Our Jason Carter sign was stolen! Part of the smear campaign.

Kagan advised Clinton ('97) to support late-term abortion ban

Kagan advised Clinton ('97) to support late-term abortion ban

Experts say travel health insurance can be crucial

Sem Comm. on Environ. now starting its hearing. Live feed here:

The republicans have an idea about fixing the Mother of all Gushers

The BP oil spill and American capitalism

Statement of Senator Boxer on Nomination of Solicitor General Elena Kagan

Reasons NOT to fully audit the Fed

Kagan, Right/Left and Authoritarian/Libertarian

Feingold Statement On the Nomination of Elena Kagan

Durbin Statement on Nomination of Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court

Digby: Right-Wingers Gaining in … California?!?

Some Health Effects of the Oil Catastrope:

Immigration law rattles Indian studies group

Democratic Delusions

Hatch May Get Primary Challenge (teabaggers eating their own)

Saul on Ice

Palin, Guiliani to assist with Oil Barrier Deployment in LA, MS, AL.

Mojave cross at center of court fight reported stolen

Congress Looks To Fix Age Discrimination Decision

Do you believe that Don Siegelman belongs in jail for the next 20 years?

Biden's son had a stroke, in good spirits, CNN reports, stable condition.

I think denying the Constitution rights of the people on the "communist lists" was a good idea.

I think denying the Constitution rights of the people on the "communist lists" was a good idea.

$376,000 stolen from school children...

Oil taking toll on Gulf Coast property owners

The average of right and wrong is mediocrity

3 Lejeune-based Marines killed in Helmand

Meanwhile, back at the two wars......

Inmate Labor: Working to help protect marshes from BP oil spill - pics

Arizona Immigration Law Violates Human Rights, Say UN Experts

Liberal Democrats and tories

Dick Durbin - BP at it again


We're going backward....

Revolting document from Teabagger putschists at the Maine Republican Convention

Revolting document from Teabagger putschists at the Maine Republican Convention

Thinking of young-ish Beau Biden having a stroke: For women on Birth Control Pills...

Gun Vs. Beer Bottle

Lou Dobbs Talks Arizona Immigration On Fox News – Guess Which Side He’s On

You just helped to bail out Greece.

Heard about this on my favorite "Oldies" radio show today

Heard about this on my favorite "Oldies" radio show today

Gag order over turtle necropsy's

Hiring rises to highest level in more than a year

Hiring rises to highest level in more than a year

Oil companies pass the buck for Gulf spill

Cenk Uygur is the Problem (Updated 2x)

Video captures Seattle cop kicking Latino suspect in the face, using ethnic slur, then releasing him

Which is more important - purity of process or results? And "it depends" is not a valid answer?

Looks like the liberals in Britain were sold out by their leaders too.

Tuesday TOON Roundup 3

Tuesday TOON Roundup 2

Tuesday TOON Roundup 1

Can someone here show me that Elena Kagan is a member of the DLC?

Gordon Brown resigns as PM

Anderson Cooper is dealing with that Army Doctor

Steele defends spending to RNC members, who "understood" his explanation & PowerPoint slides

Tuesday TOON Roundup 4

Massing to Shout "Leave Us Alone!" Welcome to the Politics of the Libertarian Mob.

JPMorgan Chase triples its holdings in nation's largest newspaper publisher

Kerry and Lieberman's Energy Reform Bill

Will Kagan be the first Hispanic woman judge ob the Supreme Court?

Dog sticks by owner, trapped under tractor

I heard that a Russian warship is heading to the Gulf

I had another encounter with the medical establishment this morning.

Tuesday TOON Roundup 5

I'm not trying to stereotype or be racist

FCC wants phone companies to give customers a heads-up before "bill shock" hits

May 8th, 2010 9:29 PM Seymour Hersh on Obama Being "Dominated" by the U.S. Military much is Halliburton going to charge us for the oil cleanup?

BP and the Great Lakes

Please me...just got home from Vet my cat is diabetic

"Reconquista" will be the new talking point on the right

Civil rights groups want Seattle police video probe

The latest challenge facing congressional Republicans: what to do about good news.

Collecting Problems: U.S. Mint Faces a Coin Cost Dilemma..

Protests during hearings to investigate explosion of BP's oil drilling platform - pics

Winston-Salem wants state help to curb coyote population (NC)

President Hilary Clinton......

Teabagger Fail

"Perhaps the Enlightenment guaranteed freedom of speech, but the

Red Cross scam in Haiti

The Teabagger movement is by its very nature, Fascist

I'll read it if she will

American Family Association Demands To Know If Elena Kagan Is Gay; Says That Would Disqualify Her

Why I don't care about Sestak vs. Specter in a simple email I got from Sestak's campaign


Apply "Thou shalt not kill" to American Capitalism.

one bullet 2 deaths

Mary Landrieu was lying her ass off on Ed Schultz's show

Racism and Exercise :-)

About that oil spil thing

Boat captain: Thunderous hiss before Deepwater Horizon blew

Chris Matthews issues "challenge" to Republicans to come on his show and disagree with Limbaugh

On Mollohan in West Virginia's 1st and the power of suggestion

The new meme re: gushing oil.

New Study Proves That Teabagger's Are Nothing But Spoiled Brats!

Iowa Lawmaker: Gay Families Shouldn't Go Camping

Republicans Defend Slavery to Attack Kagan

White House wants liability-fund cap lifted

USA Today: Tax bills in 2009 at lowest level since 1950:

Is Cheney openly affiliated with Haliburton? I think when he was in office his

Man's suicide shot also kills his sleeping wife

Tax Wall St. $0.25 per trade, that would be a quick way to FILL our coffers AND possibly make them

"Senate Adopts Sanders' 'Audit The Fed' Amendment"

Breaking: Beau Biden (Joe's son) is in the hospital in Delaware.

American Family Association: Kagan 's DADT and DOMA positions are "cause for concern"

Queenie Still Needs Your Help!

Here's the solution for punishing all three....

BP and the Bush administration- failed yet?

Fucking Great... BP Leak - If 'Top Hat' Doesn't Work, They're Gonna Try 'Junk Shot' !!!

Can someone explain the logic behind expecting President Obama to reject his own Solicitor General

Scroogle has been blocked

28% Of Republicans Say BP Disaster Makes Them Want More Off Shore Drilling

28% Of Republicans Say BP Disaster Makes Them Want More Off Shore Drilling

Overtime Work Is Bad for the Heart, New Research Finds

Elena Kagan: identity politics liberal, corporate/executive privilege conservative

US deficit hawks = big fat liars who want to steal your social security & defund medicare

A Teach-In Counter-Conference on Fiscal Sustainability (in answer to Pete Peterson's deficit hawking

$3.4 Million School Embezzlement Scheme

BP, Halliburton and Transocean are fighting over who is at fault.

Rachel taking on Glenn Greenwald! She's calling him on some great points!

Another massive spill! -Toxic racism threatens to engulf Arizona - By Tom Tomorrow

OMFG! Is the Chief "Justice" a boob or what?

Couple and 2 young kids missing after home collapses into massive sinkhole

The last fighter pilot was born 20 years ago.

Palin has a new book coming out???

Troops, inmates try to protect coast as executives face Congress

Do you have a plan for when worse comes to Palin?

Herschel (Space Observatory) finds a hole in space

Don't know if this has been posted BUT

Hold fire, earn a medal

Hold fire, earn a medal

Fresno Supervisors Vote On Health Department Cuts - Closing the only AIDS clinic in the county

DU Mentors

Glacier National Park turns 100, but age has not been kind

The Problem With Elena Kagan Is Barack Obama By Cenk Uygur

This is a left wing liberal thread!

Why Sestak might really pull it off

She Walked Off Stage & Sang To The Back Of The Room

What's the "We" Jazz, Thomas Friedman?

Lower Merion School District--SpyCam and Race Case Developments.

Anti-war 9/11 families oppose Holder proposal to modify Miranda

Home Depot called arrogant, ordered to pay ex-Boca Raton (FL) inventor millions more

Teabagger Claims Misspelled Signs & Psychos at Tea Parties Are LIBERALS in Disguise to Hurt Image!!!

We are so doomed.

We are so doomed.

9/11 Families: Due Process, Even in Times Square

9/11 Families: Due Process, Even in Times Square

Unemployed Workers Outnumber Job Openings 5.6 to 1

"Evangelicals' full-page ad in D.C. will call for immigration reform." (And Path to Citizenship)

$147 million public offering: investment opportunities in charter schools! Goldman, Citi, Morgan

Rachel Maddow just got a gold star in my book tonight

Rachel Maddow just got a gold star in my book tonight

Another example of how we are destroying the earth

When Treating One Worker’s Allergy Sets Off Another’s

I LOVE Joe Scar's newest anyway...maybe not on cable...

Wall Street thugs are spending a billion dollars to attack Social Security

The Unfortunately Inevitable Follow-Up Photo Thread To My 'Drill Baby Drill' Photo Thread

Whistleblower on Secret Offshore Bank Accounts Sentenced to Prison:

"The 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Law Let Them Rape Me."

Philly Police Officer Shot Himself - then lied and blamed a Black Man

FDIC to Ask Big Banks to Write Funeral Plans

There are less than six months before the next election.

There is no point to a third party on the left - is there any place for the very left in US politics

Zombie Satellite Causes Astronomical Buzz

Zombie Satellite Causes Astronomical Buzz

Taxes at Lowest Level Since 1950

Why 'anti-gay' Christians keep getting outed

Re: Kagan nomination, they lost me at liberal pragmatist

Silverdale school bans 'boobies' bracelet (proceeds go to breast cancer awareness)

This text enhanced photo speaks for itself

New York Times: Elena Kagan’s selection for Supreme Court leaves left longing for a liberal

Sestak is already declaring victory in the PA primary.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg is 77 and in poor heath

Timeline of America's Dependence on Foreign Oil

American Myth vs the reality

true intelligence... how do you measure it?

WTF? Union Pacific plans to fight California high-speed rail plan

Why is it considered a vicious attack if a professional female is accused of being a lesbian ?

British website sells pubic lice

why are you here?

If the government took over the BP, Haliburton, Transocean LTD gusher disasters,

The Bible is like a person- torture it enough and you can get it to say anything

Plenty of wave energy to be harvested close to shore

Plenty of wave energy to be harvested close to shore

Scientists are critical thinkers? Say it isn't so!

Rekers Resigns from NARTH

Contrary to rumors, Kagan does not believe in federal marriage equality

Judge backs Redding atheist who balked at religious anti-drug program

Obama: This is Your Crude Awakening - pics

Barbara Boxer is all over the BP Chairman. Go Boxer !!!!

"Get on your knees or I will kill you and you better apologize."

Quease making article - Obama agrees IN ADVANCE to endorse findings of Deficit Commission?

Can You Spot the Victim?

as I stood in the checkout line with my granddaughter

Beau Biden had a stroke. Praying for his full recovery

This may get locked, I hope it doesn't.. But here goes...

Pelosi Statement on President Obama’s Nomination of Solicitor General Elena Kagan for Supreme Court

Franken’s Statement On Elena Kagan’s Nomination To The Supreme Court

The Hypocrisy here is at Epic Levels

Why isn't every news-site home page wall-to-wall Oil-Spill coverage right now?

The Moral Life of Babies

Gulf Oil Spill Tracker - a collective effort

For Supreme Court, GOP picks conservatives, Dems pick moderates. Why?

Do you think a Senator will ask Kagan about her sexual orientation in the hearings?

Handwriting on the wall for 'cursive,' but teachers push penmanship

If the BP Dome Got Plugged up with 'methane crystals' why do we have to plug it with junk?

A Call for Civility By Mark Parkinson, Governor of Kansas

'Free range kids' - May 22 "Take Our Children to the Park...& Leave Them There Day,"

People in all states can help PA get single payer health care

US "reviewing" Iraq troop pullout pace due to spike in violence

Don't add my name to any list of orthodox left wing liberals

Did You Say $33 Billion?

What Is “A Government Sovereign In Its Own Currency”? Can the US "go broke"?


Tea Parties Rage as Taxes Hit Lowest Level Since 1950

War Epics on Screen Skip Mass Slaughter of Civilians

On the homeless

Thieves steal controversial Mojave cross

Thieves steal controversial Mojave cross

Why is BP permitted, still, to be in charge of stopping the leak?

WIRED: Pentagon's Cold War Mind Control Tests Included Chemical Concussions And Secret LSD

I Just Got This Message In An E-Mail & I Don't Know How To React To It (Concerning Illegals).....

WSJ digs up 17-year old photo of Kagan playing softball to announce her nomination

Why should DUers back Kagan? After reading these posts, I am sad beyond belief

What is your perspective on the DLC?

Two medical marijuana businesses hit with firebombs

Very disturbing video of the oil slick from the air....Sit down before you see it

Kagan helped shield Saudis from 9/11 lawsuits

After watching many Congress. Hearings of late, I now believe in aliens.

Since Spill, Feds Have Given 27 Waivers to Oil Companies in Gulf

Since Spill, Feds Have Given 27 Waivers to Oil Companies in Gulf

"Race to the Top has ignited an outburst of meanness"

STEWART v COLBERT (which is your favorite?)

What We "Need to Know" About PBS After Moyers

Why did the Spanish mix freely with indigenous American population , while the Anglos/Dutch did not?

Take A Minute For A Laugh (or to be offended)

I officially LOVE--no holds barred--Kristin Chenoweth!!!!!!!!

ThinkProgress sets record straight on Kagan

ok, check in.. how many of us "left wing" liberals are left on these boards?

ok, check in.. how many of us "left wing" liberals are left on these boards?

24 Business Hours??

For your listening pleasure (music lovers only)

Please see this message from the Administration . . .

WTF?? Is it true that TZ is going to be the next US Supreme Court Justice?

Up in the sky. It's a bird, it's a plane, it's a ... doghouse?

Big TV question?...

Gordon Brown plays last card – proffering his resignation (as PM)

Visions cupped within the flower

I've been a big fan of cheap sangria lately.

Moody's stock falls on word of SEC probe

Rule change favors unions at airlines, railroads

I can't believe what my teenage nephew said.

Does anyone here ever watch the TV show "Friday Night Lights"?

Yemen says will not turn over militant cleric to US

This Facebook thing....

Stay tuned for a Very Special Episode.

Say, candy and ronnie, have you seen them yet

A friend of mine buried her husband this morning and then Tornadoes went through her town

What is "baking mix"?

U.S. agency let oil industry write offshore drilling rules

Is everybody OK? (Seriously, there were tornadoes threatening last night.)

Fake Yo Yo Trickster scams TV stations.

Yes, it's true - I did manage to score center row seats for The Wall.

Frank Frazetta, Illustrator, Dies at 82; Helped Define Comic Book Heroes

True Blood Fans Check-in: What was your favorite season #2 moments

Alaska Snapshots


Another British voice!

Anyone watching The Pacific on HBO?

Any one work in Princeton ?

For Air, Rail Workers, NMB Rule Means ‘Democracy Won Today’

Montana marijuana clinic firebombed before moratorium vote

Awkward Family Photos: MacGruber Mullet Photo Contest.

Afghanistan: Don’t Sell Out Women’s Rights in DC Talks

Gulf oil spill: Are chemical dispersants a threat?

New York Legislature Approves 1-Day Furloughs

PG&E acknowledges thousands of inaccurate utility bills

Star Trek fans! An important announcement

Gas surge shut well a couple of weeks before Gulf oil spill

4 Dead in Oklahoma Tornado Outbreak

I have one and only one question about Elena Kagan that answers everything about her .

Usama bin Laden is Living Comfortably in Iran, Documentary Asserts

Spain's Judge Garzon asks for work transfer to The Hague


Summerfest line-up this year!

Hasselbeck Bitch Hassle

SEC: Exchanges agree to new ‘circuit breakers’

Needles, CA: How creeped out are you by it?

Kan. lawyer is architect of many immigration laws

Two Oil Firms Link Rig Blast to 'Plug'

But I'm a creep;

Supporters (Ohio) of Arizona-like immigration law focus on 2011

Oklahoma City Storm PICS (dialup warning)

Proposal to Split Agency That Monitors Oil Drilling

Senate Hearings Prompting Spill Blame Game

FAO launches anti-hunger petition

Pakistan court dismisses Taliban (Baradar) extradition challenge

Men - how do you stack pups?

Tavernerdog smells bad

No Dismissal in Terror Case on Claim of Torture in Jail

White House wants liability cap lifted

FBI to investigate officers' treatment of Latino man

Needless: how creeped out are you by them?

Katy Perry? Really?

Double-dip recession looms: Roach

Vishy Anand retains world chess crown

Is there an epidemic of double posts?

Damn. Looks like 'scroogle' is dead.

(Iraq) Allawi warns of sectarian war

OK, ladies. S'plain women's clothing sizes to me?

OK, ladies. S'plain women's clothing sizes to me?

FOREX-Euro falls as market doubts rescue package

Centre County Man Killed In Freak Accident

New White House drug control strategy to stress treatment, prevention programs

Nipples, how peeped out are you by them?

Forbidden Love (Warning: Graphic)

Nettles: How creeped out are you by them?

Lib Dem-Tory Deal 'Very Close To Being Done' / Sky Sources: Gordon Brown To Resign Tonight

serious question-anyone proficient with a neti pot?

Church must recognize "terrifying" truth of abuse: Pope

Unmanned planes could begin flying over Texas in a matter of months

Crist assembles legal team to take on BP if necessary

Cuomo sues Bank of NY Mellon unit over Madoff

Is there an epidemic of double posts?

Gordon Brown resigns as UK prime minister

Welcome to Pennsylaware. Pennsylvania proposes interstate highway tolls at state borders...

Wasp Face!

Wasp Face!

BP, subcontractors: Spill is the other guy's fault

UGGGG!!! or AAARGGGGH!!! even. My dog was picked up by the dog catcher and...

On a lighter note --

What a bunch of bullshit. I am leaving DU...

Happy 100th, Glacier National Park!

Poll question: Noodles: how creeped out are you by them?

LOL this is a pair of shoes!

Agency that oversees offshore drilling to be split by Obama administration

Afghan girls hit again by suspected gas attack

John McCain Immigration Reversal: 'Complete Danged Fence'


US mulls putting Pakistan Taliban on terrorism list

Racist Graffiti, Messages Prompt Police, FBI Investigations (Georgia)

Quick question re 401k rollover and cash out...

Representative Kim Meltzer to bring Arizona style immigration law to Michigan

Obscure 80's song help needed - I've got a free treat!

Do your local weathercasters completely suck?

Pakistani ambassador attacked in Tehran

Judge backs Redding atheist who balked at religious anti-drug program

Thieves take controversial Mojave Desert cross

BBC, CNBC both reporting that the Tories will rule in Britain

The Rape of Europa.

Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg to be deputy PM (Lib Dems will get 5 Cabinet posts)

What is the definition of a Born-Again Christian?

French activists block train with radioactive waste for Russia

Obama invites new British prime minister to visit

Biden's son appears to have had a mild stroke

Please me...just got home from Vet my cat is diabetic

Please me...just got home from Vet my cat is diabetic

6 dead as tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Kansas

NARTH Had Hand in Rekers Damage Control, Escort Says

Board wants contempt hearing for Sheriff Joe Arpaio


Was my printer sabotaged?

Kerry endorses Specter in Pa. Senate primary

Obama Seeks to Split Agency That Monitors Oil Drilling

Holder brings anti-gang effort to Oakland

Pakistan can't link N.Y. bombing suspect to extremist groups

Men - how do you stack up?

Tax bills in 2009 at lowest level since 1950

Health overhaul law potentially costs $115B more

Rekers Resigns From Board Of Ex-Gay Group NARTH

GOP message at oil hearing: Drill safer, not less

The 20 least visited National Monuments

Pope: Church's own sins to blame in sex scandal

Want your idea in 3D? I'm up to a challenge.

Red Cross confirms 'secret jail' in Bagram, Afghanistan

Oil spill testimony to Congress: Not our fault

**Update** Delaware Atty. General Beau Biden hospitalized

APNewsBreak: US reviewing Iraq troop pullout pace

Drifting satellite threatens cable programming (Cinemax, Encore, ESPN, Fox News, HBO, Starz & SyFy)

White House: Biden's son hospitalized

HELP: Name an example from literature, film or history where two traditional enemies team up?

Poll: Support for More Offshore Oil Drilling Plummets

OK, so I might have "yelled" something in the McDonald's drive-through without intending to do so...

Rig Workers Made to Sign Statements after Blast

Cameron becomes prime minister

The most INFUENTIAL rock band of all time

New Palin book gets title, release date "America by Heart"

I ask a lot of questions , and think loudly all the time .

What's your favorite line from The Simpsons ever?

Senate Votes 96-0 To Audit The Fed

Have you picked out your next username yet?

Arizona's immigration law boycotts will cost Phoenix $90M: city officials

Obama Drug Plan Firmly Opposes Legalization As California Vote Looms

Arizona immigration law violates human rights, say UN experts

Sarah Palin Speaking Fees Kept Secret to Curtail Negative News Coverage of University Event

Hung Parliament: Brown to resign as prime minister

Thieves take controversial Mojave Desert cross

Craft found not guilty (Ga Teacher on Trial for Molestation)

Dead dolphins wash up on coast; oil's role unclear

Veterans to lobby for the repeal of ‘don’t ask, don't tell’ policy tomorrow

Veterans to lobby for the repeal of ‘don’t ask, don't tell’ policy tomorrow

A theme is starting to emerge with Kagan: Triangulation at the expense of fundamental rights

Kagan in Context: Shafting Progressive Values

Joe Conason: Don't invade Kagan's privacy

Unless there is something scandalous, Kagen is in. Filibuster looks impossible.

Senator Julie Lassa enters race for State Congressional seat

Kagan in '97 urged Clinton to ban late abortions

Looks like Balls will succeed Brown.

Guardian: Gordon Brown: Gifted Man Ground Down by Success of a Rival

White House Won't Address Drone Strike Debate

Obama wants federal agencies to hit the gas on hiring

Gov. Schwarzenegger nails it on Arizona's immigration law

If Kagan isn't liberal enough.....

New drug control strategy: more resources into drug prevention and treatment

MSNBC has been reporting that Beau Biden has been hospitalized

Economic argument should be used to bolster immigration reform

2016 Campaign...Franken/Weiner....

Email your Senators. Tell Them to Keep the Financial Reform Bill Strong!

Kagan Nomination Leaves Some Longing on the Left

"She also plays poker and has been known to smoke cigars."

If progressives don't like Kagan, tis their, no, OUR fault.

Pentagon Doubts Grow on McChrystal War Plan

Mike LaCoste of Waterloo drops out of congressional race (Iowa)

US House candidate get support from GOP rivals (NC-08)

The LayDeeBug's words of the day: REPUBLICAN DEREGULATION

Photos: Shorty Gets a Shot at the Big Leagues (The Obama Presidency, Day 476)

"Combating global warming will be a top priority of my presidency"

Heads up! David Cameron to become PM with Lib Dem coalition

How People Spew Total Falsehoods on TV (Elena Kagan)

Dorothy Helms pens letter to help Burr

**Heads Up: FEMA Director to Appear at Today's WH Press Briefing, 2:30pm EDT **

Salazar to urge Congress to split MMS into two agencies: inspection/investigation and enforcement

Should Obama Administration change Miranda Law for Suspected Terrorist Interrogations?

Why Elena Kagan Is A Terrific Choice

Things that make you go hmmm... and make my head spin

I'm worried the wingnuts are running out of questions to ask about Obama


Just about every action Obama has taken the past 18 months has shown me his judgement is sound...

Today's Gallup Daily Tracking Poll...

Rand Paul May Not Vote For McConnell As Senate GOP Leader

GOP hopeful Allen West takes swipes at Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio on Arizona immigration crackdown

How close was Obama to the Gulf when the rig blew up????

Palin ‘losing the Alaska vote,’ as more say they’d vote against her

Senate now debating Bernie Sanders' amended 'Audit the Fed' amendment. Vote is now proceeding.

Obama Approval Bounces Back

President Dean in 2012!

Specter swiftboating Sestak

Pretty tired of the Crist speculation

To clarify: Kagan asked Clinton to endorse Daschle's abortion bill in 1997.

Marshall campaign: Cunningham can't win

The Jeep that Wasn't Cheap

SPT Buzz Blog: Tea Partiers Coming After Bill McCollum Next?

Kennedy, the Pill and Conservatives for Contraception

The Case Against Kagan (Greenwald) Versus The Case For Kagan (Lessig) (VIDEO)

Obama Admin Makes It Easier for Air and Rail Unions to Organize

"The Kagan Rope-A-Dope?"

1977 photo of Elena Kagan

Climate Bill Will Allow States to Veto Neighboring States’ Drilling Plans

"Kagan Sided With Investors in Two Notable Securities Cases"

"Progressives Drive Hard Bargain On Wall Street Bill"

Tweety has Pap on, and they're hitting Cheeney hard. Halliburton. Halliburton. Halliburton. n/t

From The Nation, Kagan piece...

American Family Association, demanding to know. "Are you gay Ms. Kagen?'

Republicans have created a monster: Kooks now control Maine GOP

NC-Sen: Burr Leads Marshall by Only 1 Point, Cunningham by 5

Hey Teabaggers! Here's a reality check: Tax bills in 2009 at lowest level since 1950

Hatch Explains Bennett’s Defeat: Tea Party Doesn’t ‘Have An Open Mind And They Won’t Listen’


Economy growing too fast? Manufacturers are having trouble keeping up with demand

I don't like Kagan, but back off her doing her job!!!!

I don't like Kagan, but back off her doing her job!!!!

Beau Biden suffered mild stroke, per breaking newz on m$nbc.

REPORT: Kagan’s Experience Involved Handling More Than 23,000 Cases

27 More Offshore Wells Approved Since Spill. 26 Exempted From Environmental Review.

A key player in the monstrosity that was welfare reform is a liberal? A progressive?

How the current Supreme Court works, and what the current goal is.

Kagan helped shield Saudis from 9/11 lawsuits

Al Giordano: Progressive for Kagan

Congress Likely to Toughen Volcker Rule in Reform Bill

Sanders' Audit-The-Fed Measure Passes - - Unanimously

French Nuclear Industry Faces Meltdown

I like Kendrick Meek as well but he appears unelectable. Polling at just 18%.

Small businesses brace for state's immigration audits

I'm writing about former FCC Chairman Mark Fowler.

Thom Hartmann - Elena Kagan - Sleeper Socialist or Right Winger?

Stop Wall Street Favors (:30 TV Ad)

Green Jello / Green Jelly - Obey The Cowgod

Papantonio: Where are BP's Pals - Exxon, Chevron, and Shell? - Pt. 2/2

Papantonio: Is A BP Bankruptcy Possible?

Another Sarah Palin 'Tribute' Video (Unintentionally funny at times)

Lindsey Graham Questioning Elena Kagan - 2/10/2009

Rush Limbaugh called NAZI by an ex-marine republican caller

Thom Hartmann-How do we stop the hedge fund wolves from destroying the California next?

Just the Black Notes... This Will Amaze You

How Dummies Respond to Oil Spills

Obama- Preventive and Indefinite Detention

Benedict XVI lands in Portugal, addresses sex abuse crisis aboard papal plane

Furious Political Editor Of Murdoch's Sky News Totally Flips Out & Almost Slaps Labour's Spin Doctor

Rob Portman Took The Shirt Off My Back

Alabama Political Attack Ad Mocks Evolution

Papantonio: Where are BP's Pals - Exxon, Chevron, and Shell? - Pt. 1/2

Love Police ruins Conservative Party Press Statement

Alabama candidate attacked for supporting evolution

Sanders' Fed Transparency Amendment Passes


President Obama Nominates Elena Kagan for Supreme Court Judge-The GOP Response

Papantonio: BP - The Very Corrupt Side of Dick Cheney - Pt. 1/2

Papantonio: BP - The Very Corrupt Side of Dick Cheney - Pt. 2/2

Cartoonist Lars Vilks (of Muhammad-as-a-dog notoriety) attacked at lecture

Teabaggers are lying spoiled brats!

TYT: Did Obama Screw Up By Picking Elena Kagan for Supreme Court?

TYT: Rush Limbaugh Attacks Cenk (More Right-Wing Conspiracy Theories)

TYT: Palin & O'Reilly: US Law Based On God, Bible

TYT: Obama Being PC Helps Terrorists - Rudy Giuliani

Seymour Hersh Describes

Charlie Chaplin Speaks (rare!) Eerily beautiful speech

Fallujah Birth Defects

Just Answer the Question. Greenhouse

Behind this crisis, lurks a bigger one

GOP's Response to Gulf Disaster: ''

Some Indian call centres resorting to trickery

Arizona To Suspend Miranda Rights, For Anyone Named 'Miranda'

US News guest editorials debate on children and violent video games

Do You Have Excessive Sleepiness? Shift Work Sleep Disorder? Big Pharma Hopes So

Mystery Disease Linked to Missing Israeli Scientist

And Chicks for Free? (James Howard Kunstler)

Searching for Elena Kagan

How People Spew Total Falsehoods on TV (Elena Kagan)

A Plan for Action by Free Press calling for a Public Media.

A Plan for Action by Free Press calling for a Public Media.

More than an oil spill (LA Times Op Ed)

India tops in originating spam, phishing in Asia: Report

Marjorie Cohn: Diminishing Supreme Court Justice

Kagan Nomination Leaves Some Longing on the Left

The Gray Lady and Officials Anonymous

Hamid Karzai . . . Our Diem (where is George Santanaya when you need him)

Uncle Warren (Buffett) strums ukulele, in denial of Wall Street's toxic business model

Outing The Fed (William Grieder,The Nation)

Ed Schultz does an Incredibly Good Rant on BP's "Three Stooges Act" in Oil Gusher...

U.S. embrace of Karzai's brother disappoints many Afghans

Scahill: Georgetown Professor: 'Drones Are Not Killing Innocent Civilians' in Pakistan

Worth a watch for those who Remember.....Tariq Ali...but Brit Crisis and More......

Oil Spill Silences Once-Raucous 'Drill, Baby, Drill' Camp: The Republican battle cry ..

Obama Seeks to Split Agency That Monitors Oil Drilling (NY Times)

Was Last Week's Market Crash a Direct Attack By Financial Terrorists?

The Republicans are self-destructing. Only one thing can save them.

Red Family, Blue Family

Marco Rubio says deport all the immigrants

Mr. Obama: Tear Down This War!

Those Demons Are Us

NYT: Turtles vs. Tourism in Puerto Rico

Solar's on Fire in San Diego, um, um, literally....

Mother of Buddha....

SunCatcher (TM) looks so awesome (CSP tech).

Oil spill science: The jellyfish graveyard

Drumbeat: May 11, 2010

Indian GHG Emissions Jump 58% 1994 - 2007 - Now At 1.9 Billion Tons Annually - AFP

Nevada State Energy Director - Gibbons Appointee - Reveals Stunning Cluelessness In Public Memo

Rocket Stove...low cost & high efficiency.

Oil executives shift blame at Senate hearing

Nations Around The Planet Generally Ignoring Biodiversity Treaty, UN Notes - NYT

We’re From the Government and We’re Here to Help You Be More Energy Efficient

California Solar Home to be First with Battery Technology

Samsung to invest US$21 billion in solar cells, LEDs, more

Township Plans for Second, Larger Solar Project (NJ)

Everett Washington solar panels to power electric cars (Stimulus $$$)

Obama WMD czar discusses Iran nuclear program

Florida Solar Rebate Program New Life? (out of money for now)

What if there is no climate bill? Civil Society Institute report shows clean energy path

Pocono Raceway's solar power plan (3 MW) picks up speed

"In Mortal Hands: A Cautionary History of the Nuclear Age," author book talk, D.C., May 18

Shale Gas Will Rock the World

No-till farming improves soil stability

Anyone here have experience with solar hot water to supplement their

I've been a member of DU for years and have seen all sorts

How good are our predictions of the next 30 years ?

Preparing for the Coming Wave of Electric Cars

What does the President's Science and Technology Advisor say about expanding use of nuclear power?

New York Power Authority Advances Plan for Massive Solar PV Increase (100 MW)

FOX refuses to air ad denouncing dependence on foreign oil

NJ solar rebate program halts applications for now (BPU overwhelmed with applications)

Mysterious quantum forces unraveled-MIT researchers find a way to calculate...Casimir forces...

Christchurch NZ Finds That New Wood Stoves Actually Worse Than Old. Lung Cancer Rates From Woodsmoke

Christchurch NZ Finds That New Wood Stoves Actually Worse Than Old. Lung Cancer Rates From Woodsmoke

The People’s History of Radioactive Waste FORUM - Saturday, June 5, 2010, Chicago, IL

...Plus they just enjoy ruining things for other people.

Well, That Didn't Take Long - BP Launching PR Blitz, But Top Lobbyist Staying Vague So Far

For dim bulbs only.

Jonathan Turley on Kagan SCOTUS Nomination: Obama is Moving the Court to the Right

Profile of a Company That Funds the Famous Anti-nuke Amory Lovins: Chevron.

IEA Report predicts solar could meet 25 percent of world energy needs

Finland’s 100,000-Year Plan to Banish Its Nuclear Waste

New Jersey Fire Fighters Worry About Solar Panel Dangers.

Gloat-Free Baseball Scores (Monday, May 10)

Notre Dame EPIC FAIL. In *women's golf*!!

Hank Haney Steps Aside as Tiger's Swing Coach

Mets take two of three from the Frisco Ginats

Tennessee boy, 12, earns $400 in bowling event

Ladies and Gentlemen, your initial USMNT World Cup 30-man roster!

The Ten Most Important Unwritten Baseball Rules

Looks like 13 in Preakness

Dodger Parking: $15.00... Dodger Dog: $5.75... Dodger Stadium Peanuts: $6.00...

Colombia: FARC frees Moncayo and Calvo

Chavez says he will apply an embargo to Colombia if Santos wins the elections

‘Tweet-In’ Aims to Stop the Canada Colombia FTA

Panama’s Plummeting Prospects

Why Is the US Cutting Off Climate Aid to the Poorest Country in South America?

Marco Rubio says deport all the immigrants

"Venezuela is not Greece"--Mark Weisbrot in the UK Guardian

Is gay the new black and racism in the lgbt community

Gay Rights In Video Games: A Brief History

What the hell is the matter with 'Family Guy' and Seth Macfarlane?

One Click: Tell your CongresCritter to pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act

Kansas Democrats Honor AFSCME Affiliate

Groups lining up to stop employment practices they say are abusive to workers

Elizabeth Warren at SEIU this Thursda

ARAW job opening: Communications Associate

Retirees speak out on insurance (OS's future?)

ABC employees ratify new guild contract

"Outsourcing Student Transportation to Outsiders is the Wrong Choice

Rosen Claims AIPAC Made Promises In Spy Case

'Stop using Palestinian gays to whitewash Israel's image'

Welfare System Could Cause Israel To Collapse, Economist Warns

NSSF Responds to NY Times ‘Government Watch List’ (NY Times) Editorial

Guns impersonal?

Michigan State Police report shows about 1 in 43 state residents has a CPL

Man's Suicide Shot Kills His Sleeping Wife

Teens arrested for bringing gun to Forestville school

Gun Vs. Beer Bottle

It's time to eliminate handgun registration in Michigan

Ohio Senate should bury bill to permit concealed weapons in bars

Gold stones, glass houses (Israel's Secret Relationship With Apartheid South Africa)

NSSF Provides Free Videos to Help Educators Teach Firearm Safety and Conservation

April? or May?

***SUBMISSION THREAD for April Photo Contest***

***COMMENT THREAD for April Photo Contest****

Sony mirror-less camera leaked early

Diptych (of a Crazy Heart)


***COMMENT THREAD for May Photo Contest****

***SUBMISSION THREAD for MAY Photo Contest***

Ant butt

Self-delete (duplicate)

Megalodon Shark Nursery Found

Herschel (Space Observatory) finds a hole in space

Earth, 2300: Too hot for humans

Mystery Disease Linked to Missing Israeli Scientist

Portals from another perspective.

(Swiped from Science forum.) Jupiter has lost a belt.

Native Flutes For Relaxation

Ugh, upsetting dream last night

Reading Recommendations?

How do you rate Mercury Retrograde periods?

Twin Flames Re-unite

11-hour days are bad for the heart

Taking the Medicine: A Short History of Medicine’s Beautiful Idea, and Our Difficulty Swallowing It

a thought occurred to me ... anybody else wonder ...

Deadly blasts hit Siberian mine despite $1 bln investment

Market trends buoy optimism on Greek recovery

Bridgewater Associates: Be The Hyena. Attack the Wildebeest

The People v. the Bankers