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Archives: May 23, 2010

Tony Hayward was compensated apx. 3.1 million British pounds in 2009.

Tony Hayward was compensated apx. 3.1 million British pounds in 2009.

Some good news from Arizona: 2 large SOLAR projects being planned

Some good news from Arizona: 2 large SOLAR projects being planned

USAA members: Beware phishing scam!

Scientists create machine that turns corporations into actual people

"Rush: Make The Sierra Club Pay For The BP Oil Spill Clean Up"

The Net Worth Of The American Presidents: Washington To Obama

just what we don't need - tornado alert for Texas

just what we don't need - tornado alert for Texas

nadinbrzezinski you have right all along, for years in fact. NT.

Note to the teabaggers (I mean, the Ballsack-in-mouth movement)

Did Warner Bros. pirate antipiracy technology?

Bill Maher: New Rules May 21, 2010

Got one of those right wing eamils. dont know (or dont are)

Nouriel Roubini: Buy Spam not Gold

"Fox News Latino Website Launching In Fall "

Desmond Tutu: It's time to rid the world of nuclear weapons

The biggest ecological disaster in America's history and what do we do about it?

Obama is not perfect, but just think what America would look like under Palin/McCain

NY Times: Jobs and the Class of 2010

Fewer jobless; anxiety steady (NC)

Discussion, constitutionality, Arizona law, C-Span, NOW.

Niger's hungry 'crossing into Nigeria'

"Barack Hussein Obama" in Texas school textbooks?

There's a national oil spill response plan that should be the law.

Parents group threatens CBS show

Gulf oil spill: Kevin Costner to the rescue? Maybe. (Not a joke.)

Gulf oil spill: Kevin Costner to the rescue? Maybe. (Not a joke.)

Iranian lesbian actress may face death if deported

REPOST: I got one of those right-wing emails - and the response from the left

JP officials commandeer BP's hired boats in Grand Isle

Anyone else entertained by seeing right-wing advertisers paying for DU?

12 Rigs, Oil And Gas, Launched In U.S. This Week Despite Gulf Oil Spill - AP/HuffPo

300,000 jobs in public sector face the axe (in the UK)

BW - "Republicans Put Taxpayers ‘On Hook’ for Oil Damage, Obama Says"

Cool website I found showing how global warming will affect climate zones.

Independent UK: Broke Britain 'can no longer afford role in Afghanistan'

Rawstory - "Right wingers fuel outlandish Obama, SWAT takeover theories"

Richard Clarke on C-Span Book TV now, Cyber War.

I had a dream last night about the oil gusher.

I wonder if GB's claim that it needs to pull out of Afghanistan is tied to pressure for BP?

Hey Glenn, Just When Did the Recession Start?

Saudi scholar's fatwa wades into controversy

Memphis police officers warned of possible retaliation after shooting

The GOP wants US taxpayers to pay a HUGE bailout to BP and BP profits go to the UK!

State begins building berms to stop oil

Martin Gardner (Scientific American): 1914-2010

Demonstrators urge passage of transgender rights legislation

Demonstrators urge passage of transgender rights legislation

Teaching what the 1st amendment means, looking into corruption & getting 'reorganized' out of a job

Barron's advises the trust-fund set on fending off the new health-care taxes

Why won't this work?

Toyota says it will investigate story of Mankato acceleration ("Every time I hit the brake, it lurch

American Cultural And Political Parity Has No Clothes

Can Do Spirit in Djibouti


Veterans with brain injuries still struggle to get help

Fox News Dog Whistles to the Far Right Again

Finally an Oil Boom that works.

BP Oil Spill

Teabag's marriage/addiction to 'Big Govt' subsidies with a near daily injection of - GASOLINE.


NY Times' Hoyt misses mark with defense of Blumenthal hit piece

NY Times - "Crisis Imperils Liberal Benefits Long Expected by Europeans"

A wave of teacher layoffs set to wash over Georgia politics

Sunday Talk Shows

Sunday Talk Shows

Look for a "We must strengthen our resolve" speech in the near future

Look for a "We must strengthen our resolve" speech in the near future

Obama’s BP Disaster Commission: Looking Forward with NO Subpoenas

Organized Religion is dying... and that's a good thing

Florida's biggest teacher union backs Meek — and Crist

Colorado education law may mark a national shift

Toronto Star: Why decriminalizing drugs is the only fix for Mexico’s ‘Murder City’

You know, the Japanese or the Dutch, or hell, maybe even the Russians would have had this oil leak

I wondered what James Lovelock, the creator of the Gaia theory

More than 30,000 protest Emporer Christie's budget cuts in New Jersey

Question: Does the US have sovereignty in the Gulf, or do corporations?

French farmers turn Champs-Elysees into huge farm

Obama's 10 failures: An oil spill or man made volcanic vent of crude oil?

NOW Toronto: Crude awakening

Sites caught sharing secret data with advertisers, report says

Incredible Clay Bennett....To good not to share!!!

Incredible Clay Bennett....To good not to share!!!

Dangerous Monopoly

Nevada voters will not be able to go to the polls wearing a chicken costume this year

Gulf Oil Disaster - photos

Why TeaBaggers can't organize a Party...

Rush to drill deeper carries added risks

So, we fuck around and lose another seat in Congress

So, we fuck around and lose another seat in Congress

Researchers to analyze effects of heavy packs

Convicted felon Ollie North breaks out his hatchet on Blumenthal

In praise of the Global Village.........

Does anyone here have access to

It is called laughing while you sink

Progressive Michigan nuns under Vatican's scrutiny

CSpin's nauseating Politico doofus

From whence comes this notion of expertise (re: oil fix) being exclusive to the private sector?

I have a guilty sadness over the oil spill.

I have a guilty sadness over the oil spill.

I have a guilty sadness over the oil spill.

Vietnam, U.S. conflicted over Agent Orange

Rep Alan Grayson Introduces the War Is Making You Poor Act

Ahhh, the demands of Empire

An impossible response to an impossible problem

A Teabagger's morning poem:

BP to try several oil leak options, none certain

BP to try several oil leak options, none certain

No wonder they kicked him out -Bob Bennett -What the Tea Party can learn from Jimmy Carter

Mods - can we have a "we hate Obama" group

Toon: Nuking the Gulf

Slug down a SUNDAY like a cold drink on a blistering day. Please CAPTION this teabagger.

I believe in Term Limits

So BP is telling the US that they WONT stop using the

So BP is telling the US that they WONT stop using the

The oil companies have ruined that OTHER Gulf, too.

Rove Rides Again

A question Re: Political ads on DU

A question Re: Political ads on DU

Sing of sweet CAPTIONS on a Sunday morn! PLease come do this grizzled tea partier.

To whoever gave me a donor star.....

Title II Of The 1964 Civil Rights Act - This Is What Rand Paul (R) Opposes

Will Marcy Winograd Pull A Sestak And BEAT Jane Harman In The California Primary On June 8th?

My letter to the President

We are at the point that Wall St CEOs are Laughing in the Faces of Those they exploit and destroy...

Why did God let the oil spill happen to red states?

Heads up, DU.

It's official: You can't wear a chicken costume to vote in Nevada.

Why Don't We Know How Big the Gulf Oil Spill is?

16 Terror Suspects Slipped Through Airport Security in U.S.

Do people realize Linda McMahon is unelectable?

"Something" is going on at the BP Spill Site from the Cam pictures coming through.

WikiLeaks founder has his passport confiscated

The Colorado Democratic Assembly results are in. Romanoff wins, Bennet loses

How about drilling along side the pipe to a certain depth far below the seafloor..

Photographic proof: oil spewing into loop current

The more things change, the more they stay the same. (**GRAPHIC PICTURES**)

Jury Acquits Shooter Under 'Stand Your Ground' Law

I Have A Question That Has Been Nagging At Me & Wonder If A More

Want to join the Tea Party? Tea Party Application Form

Vaguely interesting on an otherwise dull day...

The Poll of Polls of Pauls...

So BP is still using the toxic dispersant despite EPA "orders" to quit...

Toyota's Lexus ES issues: A chronology

Why was a company making billions in profit

Palin issues "wake-up" call at DU

Palin issues "wake-up" call at DU

Tea Party Attempts To Stop Gulf Oil Spill By Shouting Slogans At It

Here is an interesting email I got this morning

Gulf Oil Leaks Could Gush for Years - "We don't have any idea how to stop this," expert says.

Pak troops violate ceasefire; heavy exchange of fire in Poonch

Palin claims Rachel Maddow was "prejudiced" in her Paul interview

How many here continue to pull up to BP gas pumps? Two words...

Smack down a Sunday by plugging out a CAPTION for this Mad Hatter's tea party!!!!!

Keep Our Educators Working - Call NOW!

Idiot Palin still dangling a possible 'Presidential Run' to sell more books and speaking gigs.

Chicken costumes banned at Nev. polling places (Not from The Onion)

Chicken costumes banned at Nev. polling places (Not from The Onion)

Coast Guard commander explains, defends relationship with BP

"Nuke the Gulf Oil Gusher, Russians Suggest" - More Proof Of Obama's Inaction? Just Nuke It!

Blackfeet woman sees end to 14-year govt fight

We do not inherit the Earth

Is Rand Paul A Racist

The Wasilla Wolf Killa accuses Rachel Maddow of conducting a "prejudiced" interview with Rand Paul

Tim Pawlenty's Politics of Hate

C-Span on now about Gulf of Mexico Oil Disaster at WH

Obama had cop-killer assassinated and Dennis Blair quit in protest!!!!

Louisiana Coast's Battle Against Drifting Oil Expected To Last Months, If Not Years -

'Stepmom' of West Memphis suspects says FBI told her young Kane pulled trigger

five reasons why Stephanie Herseth-Sandin might squeak through

Hack Gregory comes out swinging against

White Supremacist preacher kills two cops after traffic stop

"I trust Tony Hayward"

Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival will proceed: (not from the Onion)

•••• Video - Iran TV - "We emphasize the peaceful nature of our nuclear weapons" ••••

NYT Editorial Scuttle ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

Founded On Christian Beliefs - Help

CSpan has a great speaker from National Geographic Society right now.

I feel a lot less anxious about the financial regulation fight winding down in Congress

We've Put All Our Emphasis On BP - But What Of The Other Major Oil Companies Out There.........

A bit of light on another dreary oil day I must share. A pug named

BP CEO Hayward: 'We Had Too Many People Working To Save The World'

The latest headlines and forecasts from The Gulf Of Oilmessico.

The latest headlines and forecasts from The Gulf Of Oilmessico.

Foxnews: Rand Paul is Learning What It's Like to Be Me, Says Sarah Palin

CO AG John Suthers (R) Needs to Resign ASAP after today's Denver Post article!

Obama and BP Toon

Disclosed Secret Doc-Links Saudi King To al-Queda

Police: Man sucked into sausage seasoning machine

Corporate Media At Work - Headlines Re GOP Win In Hawaii Never Mention That Democrats Split The Vote

Deepwater Horizon (apologies to Woody Guthrie)

It wasn't that long ago that conservatives were...

Why even think about using Nuclear weapons on the spill?

Swagger Waggon

How admissions still favor wealthy applicants

planned pregnancies - self

Lindsay Graham commercial on ABC, did you see what i saw?

Ixtoc 1 - Never Heard Of It Until This Weekend. Wish There Was No Reason To Revisit The Subject

Give Kevin Costner Credit for BP Oil Spill Efforts

Rand Paul expressed more outrage at Obama's words about BP

I am angry...

I've figured it out: We are witnessing the hangover from the Bush Administration

Democracy Fail

Does Rand Paul believe in Gay Marriage and DADT?

Robert Reich: Closing Tax Loopholes for Billionaires

Robert Reich: Closing Tax Loopholes for Billionaires

This Is What Happens

Jury selection begins in Ill. police torture trial

Three puzzles from Martin Gardner (1914-2010)

Three puzzles from Martin Gardner (1914-2010)

Three puzzles from Martin Gardner (1914-2010)

When was the last time you saw a fresh "Support the Troops" yellow ribbon car magnet?

what is the risk with Top Kill? pundit said theres a chance it makes it "worse"

Sarah Palin Talking Gibberish Again

So does this look like a government agency

Why is this not on CNN, GEM$NBC, FOX, ABC

We must protect our corporations and our government from ourselves

The domino effect of the hemorrhage of BP oil if unchecked

How many groups of Keystone cops acting as Anarchists were there at 2008 RNC ?

Are the Democrats and Media letting Rand Paul off the hook on purpose?

If you could have incontrovertible evidence of a wingnut having sex with a goat, who would it be?

Feds neglect to collect billions from big oil

Feds neglect to collect billions from big oil

Pelosi Reasserts Claims On CIA Interrogation Techniques

US Government Response to the Dissaster

Question: Since BP is a British company

Iran calls for Russia to support Teheran over its nuclear fuel exchange agreement

TRIAL of SADISTIC Chicago Torture Cop Ramps Up

Canada top commander charged with murder, assault

How about they install a heat lamp were the oil is gushing out. The energy from the heat would


Jindal just said that the equivalent coastlines of Delaware and Maryland...

Despite Record-High Deportation Numbers, Kristol Says Obama Is ‘Reluctant’ To Enforce Immigration

your moment of zen (some nature photos I've taken this month)

If Costner's device works....

Republican Strategy on Illegal Immigrants Set for Failure

I fucking HATE Rush Limbaugh.

Mott's Workers Ask Dr. Pepper Snapple Why $550 Million in Profits Isn't Enough

Long waits, denials plague efforts to modify mortgage

I think that deep water drilling should be 100% legal and number of leases increased

question for older people who remember Chuck Norris in his prime

"U.S. government slams BP for missed deadlines on spill"

Please click on this Hawaii politics blog to help us retain our one good journalist next week.

Talk about draining the life out of the economy.....

New financial rules bill may not prevent next crisis - source: yahoo newswire

Oklahoma Abortion bill vetoed for flaws, says governor

C-span today featured this book: "The Culture of Fear" by Barry Glassner

Texas Board of Education compared to Palin

Texas Board of Education compared to Palin

Big Oil Executives- for profit ecological terrorists.

Marijuana Cultivation Class.....A Sacramento Bee photoessay

Marijuana Cultivation Class.....A Sacramento Bee photoessay

Johnson: Accentuate the positive, like Haley Barbour

Out in the garage, I have an old foot pedal powered dentist drill…

Sorry but politics does not go away or stop. Whatever Jindal does I want it to fail.

Slum standoff in Jamaica over drug lord's extradition to US

Gaia's appeared on the board. Can I just say how very Gaia the volcanic ash thing was?

For BP to Survive, The Gulf Must Die

Sacramento pot farmer's mom went to jail for what he does legally

BP = fucking liars

A possible reason why Obama has not intervened in spill

BP May Be Barred From U.S. Contracts Under Plan Weighed by EPA

Hundreds Of 'Pot Plants' Seized By Texas Cops Aren't Marijuana

BP's plans for preventing and remedying disastrous oil leaks disclosed:


Tired of the Day in Day out attacks in my RightWing Newspaper!

Kill or be killed--- No Bull---((((Warning Graphic Photo))))

Cop Killer involved in Beck's 9/12 Project

If Obama is so much the Marxist, why is it that it's only the GOP/Tea Bag Nation calling him that?

Submissions Wanted: DU May Photo Contest:

Is It Me, Or Was david gregory particularly ass-holey this morning?

Welcome to the machine: Cleaning man sucked into seasoning machine at DiLigui Sausage Co.

The Nature Conservancy Is Business Partners With BP

International Space Station transits the Sun

BP refuses EPA order to switch to less-toxic oil dispersant

Put Homeless in Vacant NYC Luxury Apts

Put Homeless in Vacant NYC Luxury Apts

The Great White Hopeless? Christian Science Monitor tosses "limited, naive" Rand Paul under the bus.

Texas board adopts new social studies curriculum (an absolute atrocity)

Obama stinks

Anyone have any good BP-oil spill conspiracy theories?

Anyone have any good BP-oil spill conspiracy theories?

Scientists don't have the right instruments to measure spill or to study its impact, maps outdated takes $1.6m bath on web-mispriced items but lets the sales stand

More than 35,000 New Jerseyans flood downtown Trenton to Protest Unfair Cuts

Is th US looking at it's own "Lost Decade?"

This is why we need to elect our US Attorney General every 2 years.

This is the Kentucky blogger who busted Paul's communications director.

Palin: Rand Paul "woulda marched with MLK," calls Maddow a "tv character with an agenda"

Exclusive Audio: Brothers embark on walk across America to fight corporate personhood

Vatican investigating a progressive order of 850 nuns in Adrian, Michigan

Big Oil & Conflicts of Interest: Obama Owns This Mess

So, call the White House.....

Are right-wingers going to insist the Government "do more"? Will this oil disaster teach some

BP oil spill: A holiday beach gets a deadly brown bath

Gringo Mask Lets Tense Arizonans Whiten Up

Joel Pett on Rand Paul

The biggest ecological disaster in America's history and what do we do about it?

Your tax dollars at work

Gulf Tragedy: Can anyone explain about the Oil Plumes beneath the surface?

I don't know what to say to this (Nicholas Kristof column)

Introducing Andrew Romanoff

Pardon Me, But... I Will NOT "Get Used" To This Fucking Oil Spill !!!

Are we intentionally not talking about something obvious?

Malcolm X, the humanitarian

Mac McClelland reporting for MJ on Grand Isle, LA (horrifying quotes)

We should turn over BPs leases to the company with the best record of safety.

The Buck Stops on Obama’s Desk

When a student, Natalie Maines of the Dixie Chicks tried to prove the school system was racist.

Autistic 18-year-old Tazed and Beaten by Tybee, GA police

Colorado DUers - I'm watching Andrew Romanoff on CSpan-

Affluence and a lack of health care in the US are proving deadly, Why more Americans perish as

"The great majority of Americans no longer matter." (NYT Op-Ed).

At 95,000 bbl/day, Deepsea Horizon "spilled" 11 times Exxon Valdez to date....

Is it true the Dutch have effective oil skimmers and that our government is forbidding their use?

CBS News - "GOP Blocks Oil Spill Liability Bill" - First Wall Street, Now Oil Companies

relax, everyone. The oil spill is nothing to worry about. we will get used to it

Young Barack Obama. Very nice photos

Fixing U.S. oil spill is "no feat", say Iranians

Robben Island: A Greater Goal ( The remarkable synergy of soccer and political prisoners)

Robben Island: A Greater Goal ( The remarkable synergy of soccer and political prisoners)

What Rand Paul wrote on Barack Obama's Facebook feed

Media coverage since the Gulf Disaster has been

John Cory: Your Moment Of WTF?

Texas Board of Education to introduce new math standards

From the Archives, my vote for the "Best Ayn Rand Post Ever"...

How Many Nations have Offered Assistance in the Gulf? Why haven't we accepted any, yet?

Study shows why overhearing cell phone calls bugs us so much

Obama takes a stand: No more offshore drilling unless oil companies promise no more disasters.

B P America 501 Westlake Park Blvd Houston, TX 77079

Sen. Lamar Alexander Advocates A Government Takeover Of BP

Sarah Ferguson offered access to Prince Andrew for £500k cash

Supreme Court Teabagger Connection

President's address: "what led to this disaster was a breakdown of responsibility on the part of BP"

Poll: How Many Think it's NOT the GOV Responsibility to Take Charge of a Historic, ongoing Disaster

BREAKING: a bailout for BP's oil spill

I'm not a religious man but...dear God!

Norfolk principal put on leave after school staffer hands out fetus dolls to elementary students

Revealed: how Israel offered to sell South Africa nuclear weapons

Okay I finally had the courage to stand up at least through e-mail

A message from Chief Arvol Looking Horse

Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld and pals: criminals not prosecuted.

Mark Kirk has his own "Blumenthal Problem" and then some

Chicken Suits Banned at Nevada Polls

"The Beauty Bias": The pressure of appearances on women.

What the Hell does it take to convince America the Republican Party is inept, self serving, and a

White House in Denial; Public Wants Real Action on BP Oil Disaster NOW - FDL

And Curiously... Jindal Seems To Be Taking Charge On CNN Right Now!!!

The Great Shame: America's Pathetic Response to the Gulf Catastrophe - HuffPo

Cyclists And Drivers Can Keep Each Other Safe

A Picture Is Worth... 'Oil Threatens Pelicans' -

State Officials (Jindal) Say They Won't Wait For Approval To Build Sand Barriers -

Deciphering the full text of SB 1070

How Many Tankers Does BP Have on Standby to Handle the Oil they are Capturing from the Gusher?

BEST DU post on the BP disaster -- IT'S NOT ABOUT OBAMA

This might be too much for DU

The Last Straw

Everybody better get used to the idea that Deepwater Horizon will leak until September

Freedom is the opposite of "free to discriminate"

Laying all the blame on BP is counter productive.

WP: Private funds for public schools can be dangerous charity.

In 1989, Neil Peart (of the band Rush) wrote a song that could have been about the Gulf situation

U.S. Laws Rated Worst Value Per Dollar

Oil Spill: Why Were Bush's People Still There?

The Leaders in the Oil Crisis have stepped forward. And they are not Obama

BP Oil cam. Did something happen?

Prom queen in a dress? Not this guy this night

No, We Can't Have It All

In the wake of the killing of the gulf, why aren't we seeing the biggest push for alternative

"Badly veiled women and girls are like foot soldiers of the United States" says Iranian assholes

The Oil Leak and the EPA -- Elementary CERCLA

Insurgents attack Afghanistan base

State of Emergency declared in KIngston

planned pregnancies - spawn

Texas Ghost Towns - my pictorials on Facebook

How to fix Social Security the "Old Democratic Party" way:

I think much of the frustration expressed toward President Obama on this site...

I think much of the frustration expressed toward President Obama on this site...

USA: Vietnam too quick to blame their birth defects on Agent Orange; look into malnutrition.

20 worst drink in America with healthier alternative

Little-Known Lobbying Group Created 115 State Laws for Industry in 2009

Co-Chair of Obama's debt commission says we are going to the "bow-wows"

'We're braced for a heavy impact and the food-chain collapsing'

Look people you need some perspective

There is an appalling lack of knowledge about the BP disaster

My Newest Song Parody, GUARANTEED to amuse!

Anyone else having trouble handling the Gulf disaster? I'm nearly 60, and this is one of the worst.

Anyone else having trouble handling the Gulf disaster? I'm nearly 60, and this is one of the worst.

Bullshitting. Yes or no? (***WARNING: no leftyfingerpops were injured***)


Okay- now THIS is impressive technology.

Lou Reed's Berlin is just amazing

Free Dog! 25% off!

GD is fun. n/t

Anyone know where you can get good ceviche in Wilmington, DE?

Well, Spike TV is now going for the more culturally literate.

Anyone watch Grey's Anatomy? I just watched..

I can't decide if SJP is a terrible actress or if Carrie Bradshaw is SUPPOSED to be that affected

Are the "Sir" guy and "Dear" lady married ?

.gif of the day;

Need a good recipe for your LOST finale viewing party?

Ahhhh writing sucky fiction.

Who here practices marital arts?

Bumper sticker seen on the road to El Paso today..

I've got a sixer chillin' in the fridge

F#ck you Google...

Question about San Francisco

So BP is telling the US that they WONT stop using the

Songs that sound as good or better in the acoustic version

I got a late phone call last night.

C U R R E N T D U F A D I S A S B A N A L A S K U D Z U n/t

Fucking awesome thread in GD Alert:

Historic LOLS - my new favorite Lolsite:

LOST! LOLCats Edition..

4 year old drummer

Banding eaglets in Cat Harbor was live, now over - sorry about that.

2012 is soo stupid, its fun!

I just thought of a computer program that could make me a billionaire

BoomBox - Baby Caught My Blues

Look what they did to this He-Man cartoon!

I am angry...

Who here practices martial arts?

Former ML pitcher, Jose Lima, dead at 37 of heart attack

Just a couple of photos I took out my office window tonight.


Canadian Day trip..what can I bring back?

W A N T ! !

Wow, my roomate just pulled the drunkest moment ever

28 years ago today. Right about now. I was eating Ellios frozen pizza.

I would like to thank LeftyFingerPop for my star.

Advice from New Yorkers....... cheap places to eat around the Wellington

My brains are scrambled

What this language needs is more vowels!

Must see video: "The Ending of Lost"

Can anyone else see anything in these clips.

Need a laugh?

I am angry...

My vulva hurts

My Volvo hurts your vulva

Gardnerville woman accused of stealing wine while topless

anyone in need of a star?

If computers were as easy to use as cars...

Have you ever drunk wine spo-dee-o-dee, drunk wine?

Over 400 CD's and I can't find anything I want to hear

lost my old alpha male two years ago today

Glee should do a Lou Reed show

My alveoli hurt

My volvo hurts.

Hal Holbrook in Mark Twain Tonight.. We are

I am sick of the warm, humid weather here in Fargo!

three blankets, a throw, a robe, and a tabby cat on the bed last night -- brrr!

The paramedics just left.

There's something I know you suspect about me, and it's true.

Any appliance repair people here?


Where's Bertha Venation?

Lounge vibes for my Dad, please?

L O S T F I N A L E Death Pool

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Peechy-Tini Edition

"The Middle" on ABC with Patricia Heaton

An important PSA from MiddleFingerMom


Soul Survivor by The Rolling Stones, or Sole Survivor by Asia?

GO HAWKS!!!!!!

Okay, here's what I find totally fucking annoying around here!

Lou Reed's Berlin vs David Bowie's "Heroes"

Need help identifying a song.

Cleaning Oil-Soaked Wetlands May Be Impossible

Polo Ralph Lauren settlement moves ahead

BP delays attempt to plug leak with mud

Deciphering the full text of SB 1070

Toyota took cost-cutting approach on lurching Lexus models, records show

Colorado party activists boost outsider candidates

US appoints first cyber warfare general

Documents show BP chose a less-expensive, less-reliable method for completing well in Gulf oil spill

Greek PM says no need for default, restructuring

Financial times pulled anti-Shell ad by Amnesty

Republican takes Hawaii House seat as GOP ends losing streak

als is one fucked up disease

Lindsay Graham commercial on ABC, did you see what i saw?

Taliban win £1,600 bounty for each Nato soldier killed

Rand Paul skips ‘Meet the Press’ but remains show’s top topic

Nature Conservancy faces potential backlash from ties with BP

Cuban prisoners 'win concessions' after Church talks

Japanese prime minister accepts Marine Corps air base in Okinawa

Gordon Brown 'first choice' for top job at IMF

Revealed: how Israel offered to sell South Africa nuclear weapons

Oil spill brings ‘death in the ocean from top to bottom’

Only BP has expertise to stop spill, top U.S. response official says

Obama says diplomacy, military go hand in hand

South Korea seeks UN action against Pyongyang for sinking of warship

Martin Gardner, mathematics and science writer, dies at 95 in Oklahoma

US presses China on trade, China warns on risks

US presses China on trade, China warns on risks

New Turkish secularist party leader sacks old guard

BP says oil-siphoning tube not working as well as before

Scientists worry Gulf oil spill may endanger manatees headed for Mobile Bay

Palin: I'm a big supporter of offshore drilling

French farmers turn Champs-Elysees into huge farm

What the hell is hippywife's problem?

Environmental awareness grows in Alabama as oil soaks Louisiana marshes

Duchess of York 'Devastated' Over Tabloid Sting

Disgraced former Ohio congressman dies at 79 ("Buz" Lukens)

Yemeni cleric advocates killing US civilians

White House Defends Handling of Spill

Jamaica Declares State of Emergency

Chicken costumes banned at Nevada polling places after Lowden's chicken quip

Japanese PM: U.S. military base will stay in Okinawa

Watching Porn in a Movie Theater Full of Strangers....

(Erin Brockovich) "Stand up to BP and say: ‘You know, I’m not taking your s*** any more’"

Leinenkugel drops out of Wis. U.S. Senate race

WRAPUP 3-US says must rely on BP to stop oil;Iran offers help

Djou wins special election for Congress (Hawaii)

Surveillance Suspected as Spacecraft’s Main Role

Feds eyeing online forums to correct 'misinformation' (Canada)

Gibbs opens door to criminal probe in Gulf of Mexico oil spill

I found bear shit in my yard.

Oil Hits Pelican Nesting Area

Cuomo Opens Campaign for New York Governor

Cunningham touts endorsements

Immigrant exodus: Lack of jobs has Mexicans headed home

Burr, building war chest, off to Duck

Is the War on Drugs the Worse Social/National Policy in American History Behind Slavery?

Obama: U.S. can't act alone in world

My solution to the gulf oil spill...

The BP Oil Spill disaster is NOT a 30 minute sitcom, and Government ain't our Fairy Godmother!

(Video): Press Corps Grills Gibbs Over the Obama Admin's Response to the Oil Leak

f the Great Debate Over Offshore Drilling Sounds Vaguely Familiar......

'GOP wins House seat in Obama's home district'

US demands oil spill costs 'clarification' from BP

Paul — says 50% of his patients are on Medicare!

Remember when Romney said his dad marched with MLK?


Breaking News:: Despite heroic efforts to find and assist People find their LOST/STOLEN MINDS only a

Sounds of a Republican Convention/ gathering is as follows

Rob Redding: Obama and Rand Paul have something in common

BP Refuses EPA Order to Switch to Less-Toxic Oil Dispersant

**** Heads Up: POTUS on TNT Tonight (NBA), 8pm EDT ****

Kagan has already demonstrated that she is unqualifed to be on SCOTUS, let alone be on any bench

When I pulled the lever for Sen Obama....

Obama! He makes lifesaving devices out of household materials.

Obama Gives a Bipartisan Commission Six Months to Revise Drilling Rules

Fugitive cleric al-Awlaki warns of future attacks

WP reader on Justice Dept not charging AIG execs: "We no longer have a gov't that represents us"

Obama gives Basketball interview while the Gulf is destroyed.

Is more gas bubbling from the seabed floor, with increased seabed venting visible to ROV?

Obama did nothing about the BP leak!

Barack Obama: No more cosying up to oil industry

The spin about the Hawaii special election being in "Obama's home district" is BULLSHIT

The hypocrisy is so thick you could cut it with a knife.. Rand Paul

HI-01 Special Election Results

has Biden made any comments about the oil spill?

has Biden made any comments about the oil spill?

35,000 NJ residents protest of budget cuts and no media attention

LOL...."Palin: Maddow Was 'Prejudiced' In Her Rand Paul Interview"

Gibbs opens door to criminal probe in Gulf of Mexico oil spill

For just a second.. lets imagine that McCain and Palin won and the Republicans were still in power.

Mr. President: Place the oil leak under the authority of FEMA.

What do *I* want Obama to do about the BP geyser in the Gulf?

Steele refuses to denounce Rand Paul: ‘I can’t condemn a person’s view.’

If Bush would have responded to this leak EXACTLY like Obama has, we would be outraged!

FL-SEN POLL: Crist 30%, Rubio 27%, Meek 15%

Has the President done anything right?

Okay people, what EXACTLY is it you want Obama to do about the oil spill?

If we financed their campaigns, they'd work for us, not BP and Goldman Sachs

WANTED: Bullhorn moment ASAP!

Bolivian general who caught 'Che' Guevara gets house arrest in alleged plot against president

••• Video - Mars Direct - settlement on Mars in 10 years within NASA's EXISTING budget •••

Colombia set to elect the world's first Green leader

Disasta from Alaska reacts to Kentucky RANDslide. He's a little outta the BOX! USA! USA! USA!

The Front Fell Off

Marvin Gaye - Mercy, Mercy Me

Marcy Honors Union Workers, Rio Tinto Settlement

A True Veterans Day

Clarke and Dawes ask the million dollar questions ABC News Australian Broadcasting Corporation

'Start the Clock' - Main Course is Served - Full Real Time w/ Bill Maher (while it lasts)

Champs-Elysees avenue goes green

Young Turks: Evangelist Busted For Dead Wife In Freezer

White Supremacist preacher kills two cops after traffic stop

Tell Obama to shut down BP Atlantis

NostradaMooseMom stares into the crystal balls and offers prophecy on Nov. midterms, dontcha know.

Pelosi: “DADT Will Be a Memory By Christmas”

Zak Ebrahim - Terrorist's Son Promotes Peace with Nonviolence Lectures(2/2)

Weekly Address: BP Spill Independent Commission

President Obama Delivers Commencement at West Point

Rand Paul's Exhausting Week

Zak Ebrahim - Terrorist's Son Promotes Peace with Nonviolence Lectures(1/2)

Pastor Jeff Owens: BURN AND SHOOT FAGS!

TYT: For The Bible Tells Me So - Review & Discussion (Anti-Gay Christians & More)

The Candidate and the War, NYT Public Editor

Take Justice Off the Ballot Sandra Day O'Connor

Why we know less than ever about the world.

WP: Results of Kandahar offensive may affect future U.S. moves - There is no Plan B.

2. Chemical Dispersant Cover-Up-5 Reasons You Won’t See the Worst of the Gulf Oil Spill

P-G: We Should Not Smoke Our Medicine

Europeans Fear Crisis Threatens Liberal Benefits

The ‘Randslide’ and Its Discontents

Charles Djou: How did a Republican win in Obama's Hawaii hometown?

A life lost on 20 April is found on FaceBook, Net messages of blast family set to haunt BP

Ninth worker death at Taiwan iPhone firm Foxconn

BP Refuses EPA Order to Switch to Less-Toxic Oil Dispersant

The True Cost of Oil

Martin Gardner: Rest in peace, good old man (Richard Dawkins)

Did young Kane pull trigger in Memphis shooting?

Another Vietnam Blunder? Not Likely


Drones and Democracy. Just rubble and charred stuff...

Obama's Drone Blitz: They Seek Them Here, They Bomb Them There ...

Obama Admin on verge of giant sell-out to Conservatives

A Loser White House, Guilty by Association

Guardian UK: Revealed: how Israel offered to sell South Africa nuclear weapons

Video of Murders all over Immigration Issues

Today my son became a man...

Obama running out of patience as BP misses oil slick deadlines

Palin in Denver: 'America... we got snookered'

Obama embraces George H. W. Bush's New World Order

Reference Data Source For Photodissociation of Some Small Gas Molecules of Environmental Importance.

Texas' wind industry has seen huge growth

Cool website I found showing how global warming will affect climate zones.

The SMSC Biodiesel Project: From French Fries To Shuttles

Nesting Brown Pelicans Land As Oil Washes Ashore - Barataria Bay, Louisiana

Obama Administration backs Bush-era plan for Columbia Basin salmon

Halide Salt Solubility in Supercritical Water Relevant to the Destruction of Halogenated Pollutants.

Half Of Florida Keys NMS Reef Already Dead As Scientists, Visitors Await Oil's Arrival

BP Refuses EPA Order To Switch To Less-Toxic Oil Dispersant - LA Times

Eco-Friendly and made in the USA

MMS official apologizes for ‘drill, baby, drill’ cake

New Jersey to add more nuclear, decision criticized by pesticide expert

This gulf spill unifies us all but what more can I do? Please help.

Obama's Tepid Response to the BP-created Oil Volcano

Shoshone solar farm could power 45,000 homes

Obama seeks $9 billion more in nuclear loan guarantees

The Celtics are clinging

Gloat-Free Baseball Scores (Saturday, May 22)

Okay, Mariners fan's only...

Dwight- Dominance like I have never seen

3-0 Celtics. nt

"Beat L.A." - Celtics Nation

Red Sox will be very active come July regardless of the standings

Jose Lima dead at 37

The freaking Sharks got swept...

The JR Chess Report (May 23): Is the G. W. Bush of chess stealing the FIDE election?

Uh, Oh Fricso!

In Venezuela, looting Is Bolivarian-style

Paraguay rebel crackdown sees little success

Alleged Assassination Plot against Manuel Zelaya Denounced in Honduras

Inter-American Human Rights Report Riles (Honduran) Government

Bolivian general held over Morales plot

Got to say, I'm surprised Pres. Obama didn't mention DADT at West Point

Is high christian divorce rate due to legal gay marriage? is it why atheist divorce rate is lower?

Hamas wants peace, dialogue with America

'Shame on you, democracy,' Vanunu yells as he returns to prison

Today in Labor History May 23 The "Battle of Toledo" erupted & 10,000 children strike in Philadelphi

(A just-published Department of Labor rule) Employers Must Post Workers’ Rights Info

Reuters: UAW pressuring Tesla/Toyota to hire union workers at former NUMMI plant

NYT: Unions Vow Push to Defeat Lincoln

Tibi: Lieberman is an immigrant who's racist against the native Arabs

Shaw’s strikers borrow from history

Red Cross union members turn in strike notice

OSHA Slaps $1.3 Million Fine on Mississippi Shipbuilder (Two workers died)

Militants attack U.N. Gaza summer camp

This isn't a gun question. Its a binoculars question. Thought there would be some outdoorsmen here

Jury Acquits Shooter Under 'Stand Your Ground' Law

Another way to stay safe while

Gunman opens fire on unsuspecting targets

This Is What Happens

Just another reminder, of how far we have come on this issue..

A bit timely for the contest - and just for laughs on a Saturday night

Here is my grandson in the middle of his promised

I'm extending the May Contest Deadline

I'm having such fun tonight - and I will quit hogging this forum any minute now

more wall art ...around San Antonio

Mira! Look who has returned.


red velvet

A waterfall from me - I'm going through my photos from Costa Rica

First Hints of Comets Circling Other Stars

Toothy Tree-Swinger May Be Earliest Human

Sun's explosions are particle accelerators

Lightning May Cause Hallucinations

BIG $$$ Corporations taking a hit. Are we changing for the better?

has the BP catastrophe hit Maine?

HUMMINGBIRD BABY about to 'leap' from nest!

Fun optical illusion that I thought some here might enjoy.

I have a sister!

I have way too many planets in water and this whole BP spill is making me sick.

Manifestation at its finest (hee hee)

Birthday Party Now In Progress: Happy Birthday Wovenpaint

A message from the planet

Fascinating video shows scientifically how we are connected

Maybe the Atheist-Gay "Come Out of the Closet" Analogy Isn't the Best One to Use...

Fargo, ND man appeals after rejection of atheist license plate

Organized Religion is dying... and that's a good thing

Viagra could double risk of hearing loss (Reuters)

32 States Now Officially Bankrupt: $37.8 Billion Borrowed From Treasury To Fund Unemployment