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Archives: August 3, 2010

Teen Chained In Home For 2 Days

California Marijuana Legalization supporters have money to burn

Anybody hear of HR 5471Mandatory Service for 2 years?

Another Strange Race Clyburn Opponent hired Republican OP

Thanks Keith - at last someone speaks

Thanks Keith - at last someone speaks

Multinational Shell Game Hurts Local Business

After 30 tears of being the whipping boys, of the right wing’s election cycle.

MICHIGANDERS.......Reminder: Vote Virg Tomorrow !!!!

It is not tax cuts for the wealthy that creates jobs. Rather, tax increases create jobs.

Jim DeMint Associate, GOP Adviser Calls For Nikki Haley To Release Affair-Related E-Mails - HuffPo

$2M liability for my teeny tiny business- so for only $73M more in coverage, I could drill for oil

Rep. Ryan pushes budget reform, and his party winces

Arne and the Governors, how RTTT is hurting Democrats!

Ethics trials highlight racial tensions in Congress

LA Times - "Proposition 23 backers (Big Oil Companies) sue over ballot language"

George Barisich on Keith Tonight

Colbert: Bush Tax Cut benefits trickle down from rich to poor like Bud Light through a racehorse

Dean Baker: The US economy is not yet on the road to recovery

20/20 Hindsight Apology Tour : Ralph Nader, Ross Perot

Ohio Red Cross giving away new car, or Amish buggy

A Benchmark of Progress, Electrical Grid Fails Iraqis

A Benchmark of Progress, Electrical Grid Fails Iraqis

••• Reid 1% ahead of Angle, but with the GOP enthusiasm advantage, is it enough? •••

The crisis of middle-class America

Is this a bad dream or a bad joke?

Lindsey Graham's worried about Afghanistan and an "unholy alliance between the right and the left"

Not exactly a liberal hot bed on the Immigration issue.....Madison, WI

Not exactly a liberal hot bed on the Immigration issue.....Madison, WI

Stealthy Government Contractor Monitors U.S. Internet Providers, Worked With Wikileaks Informant

More Fundie constitutional "experts".......

Americans who swap passports

Texas Students Could Be Required to Seek Off-Campus Learning Options

Texas Students Could Be Required to Seek Off-Campus Learning Options

Ah the joys of talking with somebody intelligent

Possibly One Of The Best Jobs On The Planet

Have you noticed that Keith's "Special Comments" idea has been

US regulators out of the loop on chemical risk

America's Worst Job Market: What 27.6% Unemployment Looks Like

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Best of Malloy tonight!

Colonel Bacevich

Ya Know... Maybe Lindsey Graham Has A Point (Not Really, But Just Go With This...)

The treatment of workers by US corporations has been far more treacherous — than most realize

Why are Repubs so obsessed with extending the Bush taxcuts??

Welcome to Your America: Elderly Man Robs Bank to Get Back Into Jail - FDL

Who sounds more insane, the Republican... or Basil Marceaux?

Boeing And Lockheed Positioning To Dominate Global Arms Market

Attempt at Gulf of Tonkin V2.0 comes off the rails.

Recently Single Al Gore Finally Able To Listen To W.A.S.P. Albums

Bilbray is an IDIOT

Historical Amnesia

I never believed this chem-trail thing, but today I

Canadian cops shoot guy for no reason (According to poorly crafted news story)

Descriptive. Sadly spot on. Fitzsimmons cartoon about the Ethics investigations

Descriptive. Sadly spot on. Fitzsimmons cartoon about the Ethics investigations

A night of batpoop wingnut radio...

Looks like even some conservatives are fed up with social conservatism!

LEADERSHIP: Boston mayor to skip GospelFest over Donnie McClurkin appearance

Economic transformation of Welch, West Virginia: from mines to prisons

Kagan confirmation in sight as Senate begins debate on Supreme Court nominee

We Almost Lost Detroit (How the auto bailout became one of Obama’s best talking points)

"Low-level Bush propagandist" Marc Thiessen calls for Wikileaks founder to be kidnapped

Geithner Tells Bankers Not To Fear Financial Reform

Cuccinelli rules Virgina police can check immigration status

How fucking lame is this as a sign of 'progress'?

A site full of utter hatred.

The Takeaway from 91,000 Leaked Secret Documents on Afghanistan: It's Bad. Very Bad. Time to Go

Doubts on new health law - State's challenge goes ahead

DoD Buzz: Rugged ($1,200) Phones Ready For War

I-75/Riverside work to begin this week, expected to take 3 years

Poll: Support sags for Obama on Afghan war

Analysis: Afghan war enters decisive phase

UAW intensifies pressure on non-unionized companies

Dead Vets’ Families Accuse Insurer of $100 Million Scam

Here Be Dragons

In Kandahar, U.S. tries the lessons of Baghdad

Here are some undeserving work-refusers who should have been allowed to starve

Insurgents attack Kandahar Air Field

Rand Paul Opens Mouth Again

Barack Obama is trying to destroy Social Security

Barack Obama is trying to destroy Social Security

Barack Obama is trying to destroy Social Security

Barack Obama is trying to destroy Social Security

Showdown Over State, Teacher Aid Delayed

The Nation: Our Long Hot Summer of (Faux) Racial Tension

The Nation: Our Long Hot Summer of (Faux) Racial Tension

Banking for the People: An Angry Democrat's Challenge to Wall Street

Notice that Joe Scum is following the ReTHUG meme

Breitbart Joins Tea Party at Rally in Philadelphia

Failed Gov. who lacked cojones to finish term says Obama lacks cojones to fix illegal immigration

Failed Gov. who lacked cojones to finish term says Obama lacks cojones to fix illegal immigration

Chomsky: The War in Afghanistan: Echoes of Vietnam

Homes for the hardest of the hard-core homeless

“Independent claims czar” on BP payroll

the only tax increase that will take place is due to george w bu$h*

Investors Business Daily tries to incite violence

AP sources: 3 charges filed against Rep. Waters

Obsessed With the Internet: A Tale From China

Survey: Cadillac Escalade SUV is the car thieves love to steal

It's time for, Stupid Things Dullard Rand Paul has said post

Let's Get to the Truth About Afghanistan

What's with people posting, "There's a lot of folks like that here on DU"?

Add the Alert and protect our children!

counterfeit scam

Comparing The Two Tea Parties: Then And Now

Lawsuit claims Toyota ignored safety issues

Robert Reich: Fire on the Left

Paul Krugman Quote

Company: At least 3 shot at Conn. beer distributor

Navy poised to pick builder of new Littoral Combat Ship this summer

Inspired by Elizabeth Warren

Senate Judiciary Committee, Kagan Confirmation now, C-SPAN2

"Many Individual Conservatives Helping Elect Leaders Everywhere."

"Many Individual Conservatives Helping Elect Leaders Everywhere."

There is, at the top of the greatest page, the most beautful thread, but one that shows ugliness ...

Howard Dean is.... DLC?

The social security "crisis"

Computer question: I still have a dial-up connection and this morning...

Clay Bennett TOON on Palin- LOL

"Witnesses said Grace was hit by a chunk of ice about half the size of an SUV"

The next health reform debate: What's an 'unreasonable' insurance premium hike?

So, about "Beck-a-palooza" scheduled for August 28th---

If We Cared About The Women And Children Of The World

Centrist Senate Dems may offer compromise on oil spill liability

Pending Sales of Existing U.S. Homes Unexpectedly Decreased 2.6% in June

Seriously, Sharron Angle is making Sarah Palin look like a Rocket Scientist

Douglas Wilder on MSNBC suggesting that Obama drop Biden has me steamed.

Douglas Wilder on MSNBC calling for Obama to drop Biden pissed me off. nt

Sarah Palin shows how she got through 5 years of college Testin

Commodity ETFs: Toxic, deadly, evil (Next crash dead ahead, bigger than dot-coms, subprimes)

China 'Ready to Lead World on Vacuum Train'

Chicago Public Schools fires 600 teachers and staff

Dan Senor: U.S. respectfully changed name of Afghan war -- so move the "Ground Zero Mosque"

Dan Senor: U.S. respectfully changed name of Afghan war -- so move the "Ground Zero Mosque"

Dan Senor: U.S. respectfully changed name of Afghan war -- so move the "Ground Zero Mosque"

Code of Military Justice (Injustice?)

Welcome home, Gina

The right wing push is on to save the tax cuts..

Teabagger-to-English Translator

Police: Officer Baited In Altercation That Injured Him

Donated socks save soldiers' feet

dirt about to break-The Sordid David Rivera Story

Report: Brett Favre tells Vikings he's not returning

Report: Brett Favre tells Vikings he's not returning

Great New Website:

Oilgate! BP and All the President's Men (Except One) Seek to Contain Truth of Leak in the Gulf

Hunter S. Thompson on 9/11

Tuesday TOON Roundup 5

Obama, please STOP THIS CRAP!

Eric Cantor: Extending Bush Tax Cuts Will Result In..(drum roll please)..JOB GROWTH! USA! USA! USA!

Gonna vote for Virg today, baby!

Digby - Why Won't the Democratic Party Take on Paul Ryan?

Consumer Spending, Personal Incomes in U.S. Unexpectedly Stagnated in June

Geithner: Unemployment Could Go Up Before It Comes Down. USA! USA! USA! USA! USA! USA! USA!

How would you DUers poll against Sharron Angle in the Nevada race?

Gay rights groups plan August lobbying blitz to repeal ‘Don’t ask'

Woman Accused Of Posing As Boy To Date Girl

So... How's the Wal-Mart At Gettysburg Battlefield Coming Along?

McCain Faces Tough Questions About GOP Push To Repeal 14th Amendment

About the Islam Center near the Twin Towers.

"It's the Age of the Asshole" by Derf

"Goldline is committing suicide to ensure that the American people will have money in the future"

Doocy for dollars! Please come CAPTION the Economic-Fairness Warrior!!!!

CNN seems to be better at human interest stories than detailed news.

Focus on the Family trims workforce again

CNBC: They're promoting the McCain "Stimulus" scandal report!

Angle: The Press Should 'Ask The Questions We Want To Answer' (VIDEO)

Remember when righties said Dems have no ideas?

'enthusiasm gap' what a load ....

Nicolas Sarkozy is an asshole...Part Deux

Nicolas Sarkozy is an asshole...Part Deux

What the HECK is the "Progressive Conservative PAC"??? on Facebook?

Geithner stops short of tax veto threat

Do you trust the rich?

The reason it is critically important that Democrats retain the Senate

All I need to know to prove this country is almost beyond fixing......

HEADS UP Live Faux news chat about the "Ground Zero Mosque", no need to log in (Poll needs DU love)

'Just Say Now': Left-Right Coalition Launches Campaign To Legalize Pot

Medical personnel,et me reply to recent editorial re medicare/medicaid

The "Mosque at Ground Zero" is approved by NYC...BUT it turns out

Thanks to WikiLeaker, Afghan War Will End Soon - by Ted Rall

Scott Horton: WikiLeaks - The National-Security State Strikes Back

Afghanistan deployments (Wikileaks) contribute to sliding poll ratings for Pres. Obama

The Rude Pundit - Immigrants and Islam: We're All Rednecks Now (Part 1: Mosquemania)

Will Russia's Heat Wave End Its Global-Warming Doubts?

Republican Party sez: Protect tax cuts for the rich at all costs!!!!

O'Reilly takes victory laps over W.H. Press Corps awarding Thomas seat to Fox Propaganda Ministry©

Left-Right Coalition Launches National Campaign To End Marijuana Prohibition

Harry Reid has slim lead in Nevada

Please stop calling it 'Ground Zero Mosque' we just feed into the Right-Wing Hype

Red States Are Welfare States

Several dead in CT workplace shooting

So ReTHUG Mike Rogers wants the army private to be charged

Bwaaaaaaaaaaah Cenk just played a little piece of this

The Fonz is now pitching reverse mortgages!!

Golf clubs suffer in recession as membership dwindles

Someone hacked the fox news radio website

WSJ: Do the Rich Need the Rest of America? Duh ---NO---

Web attack uses Google Street View database to determine your location

Will chocolate and bullshit be on the menu when Sarah Palin comes to Hershey, PA?

I think an appreciation thread for Sheriff Joe Arpaio is in order. Here's to you, Joe!

Northern lights could illuminate the sky late Tuesday night

Superman Saves Family From Foreclosure

Park Ride Victim's Father: "She Was Dead" - Critical Condition - Freefall Net not Raised

Really, Mike Rogers? Execute? Does that include your ol' pal "Leaky Pete" Hoekstra?

Police: Officer Baited In Altercation That Injured Him

If we retain the Senate side for 2011, then I want Reid to resign from his Majority Leader position

"Fear!!!!!" "Panic!!!!" "Politics!!!" CNBC~Now More Than Ever

Why the hell is Fucks Gnus always on top of the Google news stack?

Incoming! The Sun is sending a large coronal mass ejection smacking Earth's magnetosphere...

Speaking of repealing the 14th amendment..does anyone know what Michelle Malkin thinks about that?

Chamber of Commerce as a political arm of the GOP?

Chamber of Commerce seeks to weed out climate dissenters

illegal immigrants taking our jobs?

Bowing? That's just WRONG. Holding hands, that's fine. Kissing, also good. But never a bow.

Obama Signs Fair Sentencing Act, Reducing Disparity in Cocaine Penalties

Iran bans music (from Joe.My.God blog)

Iran bans music (from Joe.My.God blog)

Brazil can boost African agriculture. It understands the challenges that African governments will

Colorado tea party music duo splits over politics

Alan Greenspan — Stopped Clock of the U.S. Economy


Dylan Ratigan is tearing Geithner a new one today!

Pending Home Sales–Another Sign Of Housing Depression

Mark Twain musta been prescient...

Is Spirit Airline Publicly Traded?........

Michelle Duggar: I would have another child :O

The Sorcerer's Apprentice

AP source: Favre tells Vikings he will not return

CREW calls for anti-trust probe of Big Pharma

A Mel Gibson film....

Sharron Angle: Whackadoodlus Extremus

Pakistan president says US-led war against Taliban is being lost

Congressman Calls For Wikileaks Whistleblower To Be Executed

Vets and Military Families: Pentagon Statements on WikiLeaks Attempt to Deflect From Occupation

The Hill: Amid immigration debate, Democrats battle GOP over Fourteenth Amendment

Unemployment: Direct Government Hiring Could Be The Solution

Reid On Birthright Crowd: 'Taken Leave Of Their Senses Or Their Principles'

ABC whacks Shales over attack on Amanpour

McConnell Echoes Kyl's Call for Hearings on Birthright Citizenship

Why Do Red States Have the Worst "Family Values"?

Want to burn the Confederate Battle flag at a teabagger rally?

To you, who is "deserving" and who is "undeserving"?

The Problem is Civil Obedience -Howard Zinn speech at Johns Hopkins

Nir Rosen on WikiLeaks “I think undermining that war in any way possible is a good thing."

From Bloomberg's statement on religious tolerance in New York City

Congressman Mike Rogers (R-MI) Suggests Death Penalty For Wikileaks Whistleblower

Greta Van Susteren 'Sick' Over Shirley Sherrod-Maxine Waters Mix-Up (VIDEO)

Can you see why some people choose to remain oblivious to

Do you believe that for every action, there is a reaction?

Ed Shultz you nailed it

OK, I just got myself caught up and saw the news about Basil Marceaux.

Pew: Sorry, tea party: Voters prefer government projects

Why are the unemployed called the 99'ers?

Weather Vanes

New threat: Hackers look to take over power plants

Professors as Welfare Queens?

Republican Party = Bizarro Party

Baby Steps in Plastic Bags

Prison guards kill man for his rifle to use for RW Revolution - link to story

LOL they just think they are sooo clever

Oi. McConnell Wants a Review of the 14th Amendment

Where are the ads telling people to "tell congress to restore the tax base of......"

A nasty hit piece by Greene on Meek:

Republicans move to block US citizenship for children of illegal aliens

Bizzare belief? Crass political stunt? Antics from someone insane?

Illegal immigrant with past DUI arrests drives drunk and kills missionary near DC

THIS would absolutely be a deal-breaker! The White House had better clear this up

Julian Assange Responds to Increasing US Government Attacks on WikiLeaks

May rate of personal savings at 6.4 percent. Pittiful

Never trust a rich man with a bad rug.....

i guess it is a 'mosque'

Nine Dead in Connecticut Labor Dispute (7 Teamsters)

99 Weeks Later, Jobless Have Only Desperation

Beck’s Holocaust comments prompt Fox News meeting

Do you think this video is real?

Huffington Post: Bristol and Levi are off again

BP gusher spilled nearly 5 million barrels of oil.. more than worst case scenario..

Reid and Sanders blast the Dred Scott Republicans

Sharron Angle, sinking in yet another poll (Reid +4, Reuters/Ipsos)

Did you ever think we'd end up with a 4 day week for our schools??

Mayor Bloomberg: "Muslims are as much a part of our city and our country as the people of any faith"

Bond Vigilantes Are Now Deficit Cheerleaders

Toyota’s July Sales: What Happened To The Prius? (sales fell 26%)

#BigotryFail: Plan To Harass Muslims With Dogs At CA Rally Collapses

Pres. Obama freezes bonuses for political appointees

Teabagger-backed CO Senate Candidate Ken Buck Insists Rape, Incest Are No Excuse For An Abortion

SarahPAC -- over $2.5 million raised in 2010 election cycle

Oxycontin Pigboy tosses a bone to birthers on eve of Obama's birthday

'we must restore america to it's judeo-christian heritage' zach wamp gov. wannabe tennesssee

How colleges are supporting the troops-post 9/11 GI Bill

kos: The Dems improving Senate picture

RW Propaganda

The American Family Association, completely unhinged.......

Lebanon, Israel clash near border; at least 4 dead

Army’s Vaccine Plan: Inject Troops With Gas-Propelled, Electro-Charged DNA

Sharron Angle cannot be for real

Do you watch Faux News? Better think again...

In 2005, the bottom 50% of the US population got 13% of total income. Top 1% got 21%.

Coburn says rich people come to the U.S. to have anchor babies.

Well, the Republicans have lost the last five presidential elections,

Girl mauled by barracuda, recovering

OMG. They built Christian Churches near the site of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building

One Progressive's Nat'l Scheme To Burn Confederate Flags At Tea Party Rallies

One Progressive's Nat'l Scheme To Burn Confederate Flags At Tea Party Rallies

This Modern World - Sparky predicts: Bogus wingnut scandals of the future

Virg! Virg! Virg! Virg!

Fox host 'astounded' that more Americans support letting some tax cuts expire

Breitbart Releases Bill Cosby Death Tape

Some people would be happy if Teh Gays would just stand silently by and try to blend in.

Meet the woman running against Lacy Clay who plans on being the next Alvin Greene

Right-wing medical group posing as the real thing-against medicare/medicaid/

The federal prop 8 decision will be announced tomorrow

Michael Bloomberg delivers stirring defense of mosque

The 14th Amendment End Game

AZ Sheriff Seeks Donations For Guns To Fight Drug Cartel

Accountability starts at the top. Yeah, talking to you, Obama, Bush, Duncan, Bloomberg, Merriman

Krugman: "...but they’re Very Serious People."

Deepak Chopra gets owned

If There Is One Thing Rand Paul Knows It Is American History

"Muslim New Yorkers are every bit as innocent of the crimes of 9/11 as are all other New Yorkers."

Democratic Party to Keep Controversial Superdelegates

I have been a Union Man all my life - a short rant.

Franken doesn't fly first class

Franken doesn't fly first class

Worker owned and operated collectives actually work even in this toxic environment.

A warning to the rich from JFK

This is the only thing I can think to do about Citizens United and the loss of our Democracy

Senators Feinstein, Bayh and Grassley lead the fight against the pot brownies menace!

My new hero! Woman stands up to Target....

Jane Doe and our cats.

Jane Doe and our cats.

Still more proof Sarah Palin is toxic outside her bubble

More employers using phrenology as a way to filter out potential employees

Posting on all

I didn't realize FDR caused The Great Depression.

Does your dog misbehave?

Basil Marceaux the lunatic candidate for Tennessee governor

Tune in Next Week for The Next Episode of the DC Wasillabillies!

Tune in Next Week for The Next Episode of the DC Wasillabillies!

HFCS lobby caught calling itself Cancer Research Alliance

Obama Drops 2009 Pledge to Withdraw Combat Troops from Iraq

Zing! (Toon on Volt)

Zing! (Toon on Volt)

The only change that should be made to Social Sercurity...

The Southern California housing market: a sign of our future?

SB 1070 boycotts cost Arizona dozens of meetings and $15M

Your boss needs to cut your pay by 20% for a year or the company will close

Matt Lauer & George Bush

Always Look On The Bright Side

AFL-CIO president urges unions to step up for Dems

Quick Status....How do you feel about supporting Obama in the 2012 election.......

Quick Status....How do you feel about supporting Obama in the 2012 election.......

Wash. Examiner's Owens suggests right-wing violence will be necessary, hopes we "feel threatened"

Is the Gates Foundation involved in bribery?

They won't even be given the option to pay for that coverage with their own money. [Citation Needed]

The Salt Hiding in Your Diet

''I'm an idealist...

Chuck Norris: Obama will use domestic assassination program to bump off white Xtian right-wingers

Grover Norquist Testifies at Deficit Commission?

Military dog comes home from Iraq traumatized

Any of you carry pepper spray at times for personal protection?

It's Time to Grow Up: Legalize Cannabis

Before they started trying to block mosques, they tried to block synagogues

Holy Crap...Rachel's first night back tearing up anti-immigrants..

Are your local fundie churches having creationism themed Vacation Bible Schools?

Departing US troops pack millions of items in Iraq

I am sick of hearing "don't blame Bush" whenever the past is brought up

Elizabeth Warren Backed By Coalition Of Academics To Head New Consumer Agency

This year's Gulf 'dead zone' among largest ever.. but not being blamed on BP spill.. yet.

Bristol Palin Breaks Off Engagement to Levi Johnston

Senate Opens Debate on Kagan

Why should insurance cover Viagra and not abortion?

Heinz and Hunt's ketchup appear to be ditching high-fructose corn syrup

Defeated GOP rep unloads on Tea Party and Palin -- GREAT READ!!

Defeated GOP rep unloads on Tea Party and Palin -- GREAT READ!!

Man Faces 16 Yrs. in Prison for Videotaping Gun-Waving Cop


Tomorrow Helen Thomas will be 90 years old

7 Reasons NOT to send your child to college

Are There Any General Election Races Where Both Candidates Are Running To The Left Of Him? Anyone?

If you were a corporate supremacist and you wanted to divide and conquer the American People

The First Step in Crippling Our System of Government Is To Convince

Girl Traces US Presidents' Family Tree, All Related But One (and it ain't who you think)

Cancer cells slurp up fructose, US study finds

Burn the Confederate Flag Day - 12 Sep 10!

Growing threat of diseased trees

Small Business Despairs, Despite Rumors Of A Recovery

What should be done with the rec-unrec system?

What should be done with the rec-unrec system?

Well, the coup d’etat is over, and they won. (Chris Hedges)

How The Charges Against Maxine Waters Were Fabricated Out of Next to Nothing

Tuesday TOON Roundup 3

Tuesday TOON Roundup 3

Tuesday TOON Roundup 6

Tuesday TOON Roundup 4

Tuesday TOON Roundup 2

Tuesday TOON Roundup 1

Looks like the Rooster Rock fire (NW of Bend) just blew up.

No, The Combat Troops Are Not All Leaving Iraq

Mongolian neo-Nazis: Anti-Chinese sentiment fuels rise of ultra-nationalism

Can Jesus Cure PTSD? (t r u t h o u t)

Florida University spends $434,000 taxpayer money on video game teaching abstinence only.

Why is it called the "Pursuit" of Happiness?


Lounge Dance Party: Everybody do the Lurch!

What About Me?

I don't do polls, yet will ask, McCARTNEY or ONO. (The rhetorical ought to be clear.)

how do you beat the heat?

The Traveler's Insurance TV ads are getting almost as good as the Geico ads.

S l i d e a w a y


My WO-man Chelsea HANDLER has left me for a piece of meat

I'm seeing chests flying through the air. n/t

Picture from last DU meetup (can't remember this DUer's screen name)

Total Eclipse of the Heart: Literal Version - pretty funny

OMG is it humid out this evening here in Fargo!

I have to put stool softener in my ears for the next two nights...

Where in the hell did you go

Two bald guys bonding and, um... you know... experimenting with each other.

Mr. Jones

Hey who here would be grossed out and offended if forced to look at Winston Churchill's dentures?

If this doesn't cheer you up, nothing will!

PHOTO - Dinner is served! Tonight, fusilli with home made meat sauce

Is there any way to share electronic books?

If my 8 week old puppy is 8 pounds, how much will it way fully grown?

"this is where we came in"

Inception is The Matrix done right

Hey Cubs Fans...

Janie Jones

Did you ever change your career path...and do you regret it now?

I have been unemployed over a year. Benefits expired.

Chelsea Clinton looks like the Beetlejuice snake

A woman I know very well gave me a CD I hadn't heard and told me to listen to it.





QUESTION about eco-friendlier A/C options-- pls help if you've researched

"Nt or nmt--that is the question."

Mexicans Seize Branson

Damn I can't remember to buy cotton balls, I really need some.

Shoot! Right in the middle of a post, Microsoft takes over and tells me

My ex-girlfriend tells me she likes cute buns...

The world's longest basket.

"Banana Republic" indeed

Video from "Funny or Die" Website: "Wax On, Fuck Off" with Ralph Macchio

Youth Conservation Corps

My Netflix movies came, so tonight is the 1962 b/w movie Hud.

Whereupon, the fat cat climbed the ladder

By The Time I Get To Phoenix

Finally realized I'm getting old and its just "there"

I have a very important question that is political in nature!!

I have a very important question that is political in nature!!

Remember long-distance calls in the old days?

Seriously, though, why didn't the "scientists" just drain the Gulf of Mexico?

A very sad thread at Rapture Ready Bulletin Board.

Man claims to have been shot with gun that he then claims the gunpowder had been taken out of...

I am watching the old Burns and Allen show on Netflix, Gracie seemed to be a hoot.

On August 6th, I celebrate my 3 year anniversary on DU. I need to set up the gift registry, STAT!

What US State Is The Furthest South?

Sarah Palin LOL

We defrosted a corned beef package from last St. Patrick's Day

DUers who use Facebook, I have a small favor to ask. :)

The Lounge is my home...on the net.

so I was diagnosed with a stress fracture to the wrist today

Donald Duck comics online and an interesting theory.

How Many States Share A Border with Canada and Name Them?

Favorite movie?

The perils of being a 'nice person'

I just ordered pizza with my unemployment money!!!

I wonder if Iron Chef is rigged

How Many States Share A Border with Mexico and Name Them?

Name something wacky you've learned from conspiracy theory websites.

I think I'm in big trouble. I was helping Mrs R

Songs of insanity

Was gonna wait to do something profound for my 5,000th post, but I guess this'll have to do


So what do you think you were in your past lives?

Has anyone here ever used Martha Stewart laundry detergent?

The mechanic says the battery and charging system are fine, but it keeps not starting

I don't know that I have ever read anything so vile.

Site about War dogs - you can send them packages or adopt one

ladies,we really have come a long way-old ads my mom sent me....

Alex Salmond attacks senator for Megrahi deal 'insinuation'

Corporate campaign fundraising picks up speed

Manufacturing lifts recovery with year of growth

Cuban president: More private enterprise will be allowed

Bill seeks action to curb brutality against women globally

Cuban president: More private enterprise will be allowed

NATO and Russia: Trust, but make military plans

Historical Amnesia

Calif. high court upholds affirmative action ban

BP oil well gushed 4.9 million barrels: US

Judge greenlights health reform suit

Mongolian neo-Nazis: Anti-Chinese sentiment fuels rise of ultra-nationalism

Corporate campaign fundraising picks up speed

US tycoon Sidney Harman buys Newsweek 'for a dollar'

In Venezuela, Rise Of Labor Unions Turns Deadly

U.S. most armed country with 90 guns per 100 people

Boeing And Lockheed Positioning To Dominate Global Arms Market

Arpaio's office investigating alleged threat

Tropical Storm Colin Forms in Atlantic

Protecting Afghan civilians a priority, Petraeus tells troops

Car bomb explodes near Londonderry police station

Mercosur to discuss EU trade, Colombia-Venezuela spat

I-75/Riverside work to begin this week, expected to take 3 years

Officials: 37 gunned down in Pakistan's Karachi

Confirmation on track, Senate starts Kagan debate

BlackBerry maker grants India access to emails, say reports

Army’s Vaccine Plan: Inject Troops With Gas-Propelled, Electro-Charged DNA

Army lawyer asks Supreme Court to stop Guantánamo trial

Turkey summons Israel's ambassador over Barak's remarks on spy chief

Lebanon, Israel clash near border; at least 4 dead

BP oil well gushed 4.9 million barrels: US

Italian group says executions on the rise in Iraq

At least 40 die in Russian wildfires

Spirit Airlines' Next Fee? Talking to a Human

Pakistan president will 'put David Cameron straight' over terror claims

(Canada) YouTube veil video sparks airline safety probe

Berlusconi's political future uncertain

Berlusconi's political future uncertain


Geithner: U.S. unemployment could rise

Sen Feinstein: Senate Vote On Oil Spill Liability Delayed Until Sept.

President Obama signs law eliminating disparities in cocaine cases

Political Ads Off Limits, Goldman Promises

Pipeline Company Offers To Buy Up To 200 Homes In Area Affected By Oil Spill In Michigan River

McCain to let vote on Obama intel chief pick proceed

Music fails to chime with Islamic values, says Iran's supreme leader

Record number of Ill. families on food stamps

Ex-fair director took NY for a ride, officials say

Lawyer petitions Supreme Court about youngest Gitmo detainee

Xe Hires BlackArch as Adviser as Blackwater Founder Sells Firm

Whitman campaign spending hits $99.7 million

Mosque Near Ground Zero Clears Key Hurdle

Taliban suicide squad hits US base in Afghan south

Department Of Justice Gives Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio Deadline To Comply With Investigation

Groups file suit over government power to kill American terrorists

Bolivia court upholds seizure of US man's ranch

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Tuesday August 3

GOP Rolls Out Agenda Topics for Discussion

GM funds Indiana electric vehicle startup Bright

PTSD Victims Include Military Dogs, Too

Kudos to Tweety on his 'Let Me Finish' today on R's and their extending the Bush tax cuts lies!

'Dangerous Heat' Spreads Across Central U.S.

New Democratic strategy for creating jobs focuses on a boost in manufacturing

Critics Decry `Secret Deal' as AT&T, Google Huddle With FCC

US Congressman calls for Wikileaks whistleblower (Manning) to be executed

BP starts 'static kill' to plug Gulf of Mexico oil well

We're still haunted by Angry White Males-Something about a Dem WH& Congress brings out this ugliness

War against Taliban 'being lost' says Zardari

Mills to remain in governor's race

Peru Bubonic Plague Outbreak Infects 31

Toyota Documents Allegedly Reveal Company Able to Recreate Sudden Acceleration Incidents

Consumer Spending and Incomes in U.S. Stagnate

Nine killed as Qaeda fighters plant flag in Baghdad

ALFA endorsements good for Bright, Raby

Rights Groups File Lawsuit to Allow Challenge to Targeted Killing Without Due Process

Senator Kerry pushes US-Muslim nation exchanges

6 teens drown in Louisiana river; 7th rescued

In letter, Gingrich blasts arrests of missionaries at Dearborn (Arab) festival

How dare he! Robble, robble! Obama! Robble, robble! NO MORE! Robble, robble!

GOP Report Points to Stimulus Money Gone Awry

Gingrich Endorses Smith For Tennessee House Seat

Poll: Wyoming gubernatorial races remain up for grabs

Kitzhaber adds Independent Party nomination to his ballot line

Harry Reid Holds Narrow Edge In Nevada: Reuters - Ipsos Poll

Boehner Hits — Then Praises — Obama Over Iraq Strategy

Kansas Voters shift, but GOP still top party

Charges dropped in alleged airplane groping

Solar Tsunami to Strike Earth Tonight

The e-mail I got said "Chicks Dig Big Peckers," so, ladies, here you go...

Connecticut’s McMahon No.4 All-Time Self-Funder

Dear President Obama, just do what you feel is right but you need

Wikipedia and FBI in logo use row

Hey, Joe! Why are you and the rest of your ilk ignoring Ensign, Vitter to focus on Rangel, Waters?

Hey, Mike Pence on Morning Joe! Sorry! R's are in to the same old 'Tax Cut and Spend' you decry

Didier, Akers join forces, but still vying for Senate nomination

Watchdog Groups Demand a Senate Vote on The DISCLOSE Act Before the August Recess

Bristol Palin Calls It Quits With Fiance (after possibly fathering child by another woman)

Rasmussen Nat'l Survey - 48% Blame Obama for Bad Economy, 47% Blame Bush

For First Time Ever, U.S. Moves to Enforce Labor Rules in Trade Deal

Pa. City Shames Owners Of Blighted Property On Web

President Obama, keep talking.

Joe Madison:The Maxine Waters and Charlie Rangle cases are plans to try and KNOCK off black leaders

Notice Any Similarities?

Report on Pennsylvania natural gas drilling tallies 1,400 violations

Senate adds cosponsor to Fair Elections Now Act. Now, when will we get a vote, Senator Reid?

Obama will use Reagan playbook for re-election

Queen Meg Spends $99 Million in California Governor's Race

Faith In Obama’s Handling Of Afghan War At Record Low: Poll

Counter-Productive, Foot-Shooting Bigotry

Democratic Party to Keep Controversial Superdelegates

In Historic Move, HHS Encourages LGBT-Inclusive Sexual Education

I LOVE that Obama is meeting with African youth today, BUT am I the only one. . .

...Republican ‘Jobs Plan’ Spends $10 Trillion On Ineffective Tax Cuts For The Rich And Corporations

**** Heads Up: POTUS Holds Town Hall with Young African Leaders 2pm EDT ****

Public Policy Polling: Comparing 2010 and 2006

What is Obama saying about the large coronal mass ejection smacking Earth's magnetosphere today?

Can Someone In The National News Media Ask This Simple Question To A Republican re Tax Cuts

Who's this asshole saying no surge in polling among democrats

BREAKING-Crews pumping mud in hopes of plugging Gulf leak

White House freezes bonuses for political appointees

What hath Sarah wrought?

For First Time Ever, U.S. Moves to Enforce Labor Rules in Trade Deal

White House blasts McCain and Coburn on stimulus spending report

Mitch Miller, Maestro of the Singalong, Dies at 99

Kerry: R's have forced same number of procedural cloture votes from January 2009 through today as


"He is a most improbable president."

Meg Whitman outspends Jerry Brown 86-1

New Washington State Senate Poll: Murray: 49% Rossi: 46%

AFL-CIO's Richard Trumpka: Mid-terms a 'choice between the clean-up crew and the wrecking crew'

"...they're betting on amnesia."

US to Attend Hiroshima Memorial for First Time

WikiLeaks' Cry for Help- Julian Assange wants the Pentagon’s help (reviewing 15,000 reports)

North Carolina Senate Poll: Burr 39% Marshall 37%

Senator Kerry pushes US-Muslim nation exchanges

Do we have a moral obligation to stay in Afghanistan?

Dallas business leaders back the Democrat for Texas governor

Judicial confirmations have nose-dived in the Obama administration

Ok it's time to hold Chris Matthews accountable

Should Harry Reid be replaced as majority leader after 2010?

Another Poll gives Harry Reid lead over Angle

its up...

Dump Biden, ex-Va. governor urges Obama

Alleged Shooter: I Killed The Racists

GA Transgender woman gets job back; fired for being trans

Police say gunman among dead in Conn. shooting

Would you sacrifice a second term as President in order to guarantee equal rights for ALL?

Toyota sudden acceleration reports (by its own technicians) date to 2003

"...when you go forward, what do you do? You put it in “D.”

U.S. To Train 3,000 Offshore IT Workers

Currency Crisis ?

Euro Bailout Will Lead To Currency Collapse

Leave It All Behind

How To Enslave Nations 101

This Week in Unnecessary Censorship (Feat. A Classic Neil Cavuto Clip)

Is the tea party racist?

"We had to make the decision to put 'em on the frickin' ground..... Will this never stop?"

The American Dream - it's a big club and u ain't in it!

Come November, you can get with this, or you can get with that

Rep. Brian Bilbray at a loss for words in responding to Cantor

Rachel Maddow w/ Andrew Bacevich - no difference between Dems & GOP on matters of empire

Deanna Zandt: The Misinformation Problem

Schultz: Obama Should Act Now On The 99ers

Ken Cuccinelli Strikes Again: VA the next AZ?

Deanna Zandt: The Power of Storytelling

Rachel Maddow on UAE banning Blackberry communication; the power of people

MRN: The Bachelorette, Eric Cantor Wants Bush Tax Cut and Fox News Has A Front Seat

(LOL!) BP Exec: I Would Serve Gulf Fish to My Family

WikiLeaks' 1.4GB "Insurance" File: Publicity Stunt Or Safety Net?

Lisa Graves: Cynics of a Constitutional Amendment

Rachel Maddow: Amtrak courts gay customers, FRC loses its mind

Pretty damn prophetic writing by Affleck and Damon

MSNBC: Cenk On GOP Attack On Constitution

Rachel Maddow: Scaring white people

Maine: Call Senators Collins and Snowe Now -- It's an Emergency

Midweek Politics w/David Pakman: Huckabee, End Times, & Should Pastors be Called "Doctor"

President Obama: Ending Combat in Iraq - Speaks to the National Convention of DAV in Atlanta [35:36]

TYT: Paul Craig Roberts explains (slowly) how they are coming to steal your SS money

Ed Schultz: Bush Tax Cuts Absurd and Disgusting

Worst Person In The World .... Rupert Murdoch

Basil Marceaux on Jimmy Kimmel Live

Sharron Angle Wants Media To Be Her Friend

Ken Buck: No abortions, even in cases of rape and incest

Ken Buck: No abortions, even in cases of rape and incest

Sherrif Joe Arpaio calls Tent City a "Concentration Camp"

Fmr. Reagan Assoc. Atty. Gen. Bruce Fein Advocates for Legalizing Marijuana

Fox: Ending Bush Tax Cuts is a class warfare attack from White House on what makes America great

MSNBC: Cenk Vs. (Fmr Reagan Adviser) Art Laffer On GOP Debt, Tax Cuts

WOW! Dan Rather & Rep Grayson-The Federal Reserve: Where Did Our Money Go?

Chris Hedges--How corporations destroyed American democracy

Democracy Now: Ravitch says we will see a massive privatization, particularly inner city.

Tea Partiers Raise Havoc at Colonial Williamsburg, Refuse to Pay Sales Taxes

How to trash a nation- 99 weeks and the Depression scenario

Unemployment Extension Tier 5 Update August 2, 2010: 99ers Planning a Rally

A Public Option for Finance Reform? FINANCE REFORM BILL HELPS 5 BIG BANKS PT3

Recent Colombian Mass Grave Discovery May Be "False-Positives"

Right-Wing Activist Claims Outlawing Same-Sex Marriage Will Boost The Economy

New Evidence About Prisoners Held in Secret CIA Prisons in Poland and Romania

Poll: Arizonans Say Racial Discrimination Is on the Rise

New anti-Health care reform strategy by Repubs - defund sections of the law!!

There They Go Again: Two Senators Continue False and Misleading Attacks on Recovery Act

Commodity ETFs: Toxic, deadly, evil (Next crash dead ahead, bigger than dot-coms, subprimes)

Is Fox News owned by the Saudis?

WikiLeaks: The National-Security State Strikes Back by Scott Horton

ACLU, CCR seek to have Obama enjoined from killing Awlaki without due process

Mayor Bloomberg defends mosque in emotional speech

Rand Paul "No one will apply for dangerous jobs"

Behind the Colombia / Venezuela Tensions

Democratic Party to Keep Controversial Superdelegates

New Rule: Anyone arguing that we are in Afghanistan for women´s rights..

The Right-Wing's Racist Freak Out Over the "Ground Zero" Muslim Center

Health-care law to save Medicare $575 Billion over this decade, report indicates - WaPo

On the Neuroticism of Fox News Viewers

August 3, 2010

Warming Is Real. Now What?

Smoke from the burning forests to the northeast

July 2010 Hottest July Ever For Finland - New Mean, Peak Temperature Records - AFP

Sea Life Census Completed In 2009 Found Gulf Of Mexico Remarkably Biodiverse System - AFP

2010 Already In 2nd Place For Number Of Temperature Records Set In Single Year - WP

Russia: Global Warming Long Held To Be Western Conspiracy, But Medvedev's Sweaty Statement Stunning

Barkwheats: It's A Dog's (Fair Trade) Life (sustainable product/recycled & biodegradable packaging)

Russian Wheat Loss Projections Up To 30% For 2010 - Global Wheat Prices At 2-Year Highs - AFP

Western Aleutians Sea Lion #s Down 45% In 10 Years - NMFS Considering Fishery Closures, Restrictions

N. Greenland Eemian Project Hits Bedrock - Ice Core Will Likely Be Best Record Yet Of 130,000 BPE

"Explosive Growth" Of Box Jellyfish, Mauve Stingers Closes Popular Spanish Beaches - Telegraph

Caithness Energy Offers Oregon Residents $5K Not to Complain About Shepherds Flat Wind Farm Noise

Dead zone as big as Massachusetts along coast of Louisiana and Texas

Buried Secrets - Gas Drilling's Environmental Threat

Arctic Ice August 2010

Report: Favre tells Vikings he's not returning

Bigger Diva: Brett Favre or Albert Haynesworth

I'm going out on a limb here and say that Tebow may just be a good NFL QB.

Can't wait for Sunday!!

This is about as close as I could get to a hunting/fishing forum so here it goes

James thanks hometown fans in Ohio in newspaper ad

Report: Brett Favre tells Vikings he's not returning

LOL! Husker media calls the Big 10's kick-off "a classy banquet" . The Big 12? A" backyard BB-Q".

Kurt Warner to appear on "Dancing with the Stars"

Cuban president: More private enterprise will be allowed

Recent Colombian Mass Grave Discovery May Be "False-Positives"

Bolivia court upholds seizure of US man's ranch

Peru Bubonic Plague Outbreak Infects 31

Venezuelan Communists Call for Regional Demilitarization

BP Agrees on $1.9 Billion Colombia Sale to Ecopetrol, Talisman

Colombia: OAS rights commission condemns murder of indigenous leader

Chilean president's brother sentenced to community service

Chilean archbishop criticizes Argentina's same-sex marriage law

Alvaro Uribe: The Turnaround Champion

Firebombs hurled at Venezuela newspaper office

Union chiefs say government meddling in unions is stirring violence

Hugo Boss: What I learned about Hugo Chávez's mental health when I visited Venezuela with Sean Penn.

In Venezuela, Rise Of Labor Unions Turns Deadly

PDVSA: More Contradictions

Operation False Positive:Behind the Colombia / Venezuela Tensions

U.N appoints an assassin to investigate assassinations

Gun sales slow down as laws remain intact

Vacaville Couple Sentenced In Accidental Shooting Of Child

9 Killed, 2 Wounded in Shooting at Beer Distributor

The U.S. gun lobby holds Mexico hostage

Trans Woman Ridiculed, Rejected by Hospital

Gay Florida Candidate Gets Aggressive

Your moment of DUH! Scare tactics convinced parents to vote against gay marriage

Man Who Attacked Gay Men Gets Light Sentence - Gays are NOT worthy of justice

The Prop 8 decision will be tomorrow

Alliance Defense Fund Calls For Prayers: Please Jeebus, Let Us Keep Prop 8

OMG...Man Kills Toddler Because He Was "Acting Like A Little Girl"

Watch: DNC Chair Tim Kaine Answers Questions from LGBT Voters

Maryland Pension Fund to Lead Toyota Shareholder Lawsuit Over Auto Recalls

Mondale to keynote Workers Memorial dedication

Today in labor history Aug 3 Author of "Which Side Are You On?" dies, PATCO rejects contract

Union Job Opening Mn

Five point six million workers added under Social Security tax break

A self-portrait

Deadly Israel-Lebanon border clash

Orangutans are more efficient than we are

Here comes the sun storm (big aurora's tonight?)

Tracing Oil Reserves to Their Tiny Origins

Lebanon, Israel clash near border; at least 4 dead

Undersea river discovered flowing on sea bed

Aurora alert - tonight and tomorrow

Android Sales Overtake iPhone in the U.S.

Scientists plan to resurrect aurochs, wild ancestor of modern cows with back-breeding

Rumors in Astrophysics Spread at Light Speed

Worse Than Door-To-Door Proselytizing

XKCD hits one out of the ballpark. (In other news, water is wet.)

The Jesus Illusion

Philosophy and Faith

Take this, atheists!

I could use advice, please

Interesting account of ascension that resonated with me on youtube...

Anybody see this in GD? Like WOW!

I got exiled to the 9/11 forum on this one.

Cancer cells slurp up fructose, US study finds

Christian Academics Cite Hostility On Campus

August 2010 Prayer, Light and Healing Requests Thread

Expectation May Affect Placebo Response in Parkinson's Patients

A Question About Dehumidifiers -

Virginia Suit Against Health Care Law Moves Forward

A Snapshot of a Generation May Come Out Blurry

can you die of cancer without knowing you are sick?

More Dietary Supplement Regulation Needed

What a shock! Nitrates and nitrites in prepared meat linked to cancer!!