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Archives: April 18, 2011

Interesting post from Help the Hawaii

Psssssssssst the eaglets are alone

US Uncut: The New Movement against Austerity and Corporate Tax Cheats

Benton Harbor since April of 2010 has had an Emergency Financial Manager

GOP Spreads Corporate Tax Disinformation, America Fights Back

Great video explanation of what's going on with the deficit

Ziggy Marley now at Coachella.

One Wisconsin Now exposes tax cheats. Guess who. Our old pal, randy Randy.

Teabillies: We’re not racist! We’re Amurikkkan!

Republicans Now Hiring Out of State Felons from Colorado to recall Senator Dave Hansen

Hong Kong gets an unlikely hero

Pigs (Two Different Ones): The Brothers Who Pushed Walker's Union Bill Through The WI Legislature

This is what happens when you tickle a baby penguin

Huge Climate and Clean Energy Rally At White House Tomorrow

Find a "Tax Day: Make Them Pay" event near you

The Bishop Formula 1 rotary valve engine banned by FIA in 2003, pity that.

How I View the American Crisis

Texas DUers: Gimme Shelter? There's an app for that!

Far too many questions regarding Waukesha County vote. Contact Holder and ask for an investigation

SO: our presidentals are going to be The Donald and Star JONES?!1 makes sense to ME!1

For a variety of reasons I don't wish to be the one responsible for the purchase of costly gasoline

How about this double bill: Atlas Shrugged / A Day Without a Mexican

*Think* about it, Peeps!1 All we gotta do is brand TRUMP as the Star JONES. n/t

cute little giraffe cam

Our Uhs And Ums May Help Children Learn Language

Autographed e-books? There will soon be an app for that

GOP Recycles Failed 1993 Talking Points on Taxes

Germans prepared for a Green chancellor, survey suggests

Need DU love, folks. The Webbys are up for voting and HuffPO is leading! in Pol. Blog catagory.

Cheney is an evil fugg -Health care for military

So I just downloaded Atlas Shrugged for my phone.

Here is another teabagger,,,

Big box prospect generates concerns in Upper St. Clair(Pa)!

We love Alvin Lee more than Bradly Manning

I was told to stop posting Alvin Lee post. I am sorry.

Why I think extra security for air transportation is not a good investment

Saudi protests against Bahrain invasion, repression

Beware of Gangs...

I wonder if the teabaggers think they'll get 70 virgins when they die?

Any progressive radio stations in Los Angeles? Best friend just saw Ed on

#USUncut Flashmob #Protest Shuts Down #BP Gas Station

Sightseeing boat still perched atop Iwate hostel roof

States seek to link public assistance, drug testing

A must see film

How Ayn Rand Ruined My Childhood -- Salon

Zoe Lofgren calls on Obama to end deportations of same-sex partners

The bipartisan gang of six may recommend changes to Social Security as part of its deficit-reduction

Clay W. Hunt, veterans’ advocate, dead of self-inflicted wound

I've wrapped around like a game of Mrs. Pacman and now I like the Ayn Rand threads again.

Don't Cut Entitlements-Cut the Military

270,000 vehicles hit by tsunami in 3 prefectures.

I shared this with the lounge, will share with you as well..

How to Save a Trillion Dollars

A man is beaten half to death because he's a Giants fan.

Which is worse?

nytimes: The New Republican Landscape

Madison Tax Mystery - To be solved on the Square Today !!!!

Are we talking politics here, or the natural world?

Are we talking politics here, or the natural world?

NATOrious Ops: 'Libyan rumble echoes in China' RT (Video)

Toon: Cutting out the middleman

Toon: Cutting out the middleman


ABC just showed a bit on Trump bragging about his net worth to Candy Crowley

Congress Deals Patent Office another setback

The real Death Panels

John Nichols, on Saturday's rally in Madison

Simon Johnson: "We Have Done Nothing That Will Prevent This From Happening Again"

Beshear (D) Holds Double-Digit Lead in Kentucky

Halliburton Profit More Than Doubles

‘Atlas Shrugged’ Earns $1.7 Million at Weekend Box Office

"The Markets" betting on a Greek default

Facebook poll: Does Barack Obama deserve a second term as President?

And Now, for the Kill

Growing Inflation of Absurd Discourse

Why is Ed Rendell a talking head on Morning Blow? nt

Texas Governor, Rick "Secede" Perry asks for federal government assistance

Saw a book today, and it's funny . . .

Saw a book today, and it's funny . . .

Facebook Pole:

Facebook Pole:

Introducing an idiot...

Wow--- a genuine Birther thread lives on DU.

Geiger counters ineffective for checking food, water

Deval Patrick missed an opportunity to nail George Will. I think many people would have

Outside Company to run the operations of a Public High School in Ohio

The birther thing is funny, but I wish Obama would release the original certificate and be done with

Toon: So we had to trim our expectations back a bit...

Our deepest concerns for all who have suffered through the horrendous storms that

Haysoos Christos!! I've seen enought threads Atlas Shrugged.

The effort to stop global warming is a diversion from the truth

Gawker put future Dem candidate, Ricardo SANCHEZ, in the "PoliDICKS" category

Milwaukee County seeks deeper cuts from Union

What's the difference between Donald Trump and you declaring bankruptcy?

Here is a sad graphic...

not necessarily "factual"...Donald Trump's Mexican Birth Certificate

the truth in pretty colors

Rich Republicans Are Dumber Than I Thought Regarding Taxes

Time for a U.S. Revolution – Fifteen Reasons

The 2012 election will be a referendum on the ryan plan verses the Democrats /nt

Special Report: Honduran Teachers Get Shock Treatment~Naomi Klein~(TheRealnews`Video)

Special Report: Honduran Teachers Get Shock Treatment~Naomi Klein~(TheRealnews`Video)

Tax Day: Make Them Pay

KRUGMAN: Whenever there’s something the GOP doesn’t like-Heritage can be counted on...

How do we reform the financial system without first...

Tin foil hat time! By by statehood, hello corporate owned states!

Tin foil hat time! By by statehood, hello corporate owned states!

6 Pupils Killed in Crane Truck Accident in Japan

Facebook Deletes Page Organizing an Anti-Homophobia Protest, for Tame Stock Photo of Men Kissing.

Chris Hedges: "Life is not only about us. We can never have justice until our neighbor has justice.

On climate change, the GOP is lost in never-never land (of course)

The US needs to cut military spending, not social spending.

Iran accuses Siemens over Stuxnet virus attack

Why do some people love to see others get punished? Most right-wingers

IRS Completed Only 13 High Wealth Audits in 18 Months

Corrupt ratings agency S&P pushing for GOP-style austerity policies

REPORT: In 12 Years, Income For Richest 400 Americans Quadruples, Tax Rate Nearly Halved

Hey New Yorkers - I know this story will break your heart but I hope you will all be ok....

A great description of capitalism from the novel "Stone's Fall"

Is this what the Republicans are after - S&P cuts US outlook

Gas in 6 states, nation's capital tops $4 a gallon

Beck on the move: selling CT house and leaving NY

Language at risk of dying out – the last two speakers aren't talking

Activists save dogs from cooking pot

Got a buck to send M Night Shyamalan to film school?

Alternet: Walker raises taxes, fees on poor

Someone may unrec this but the First Lady & Dr. Biden are on The View now.

Michele O. just opined on "The View" that "no one wants war."

This is a test post. I haven't been able to open a thread since Friday.

Is today the last day Kloppenburg has to request a recount? n/t

Google offered to block FoxNews results for me this morning!

this seems appropriate on tax day

Out Of Congress, Grayson Still Outraising GOP Congressman

What’s Donald Trump really after?

Club for Growth slams Trump as 'tax-hiking liberal'

Gaming Our Own Asses (Kunstler)

From Counterpunch: "What's Really Going on in Libya?" by Alexander Cockburn

For tax day, I'm adding something to my sig:

Toon: The Republican Field

Prominent Experts to Examine Bush Presidency - CSPAN to record 2 day conference

Meg Whitman: GOP needs to grow up on immigration

Needed: A Better Ruling Class -- Dionne

Report: Up To 400 NYPD Officers May Be Charged With Fixing Tickets

As Yemenis Run Low On Gas And Food, Revolution Could Take Off

The Pat-Down Is Only the Beginning

Donald Trump Responds To Karl Rove’s ‘Cheap Shot’: He And Bush ‘Gave Us Obama’

somebody with photoshop skills should do a bald Donald Trump

somebody with photoshop skills should do a bald Donald Trump

Yahoo Extends Data Retention From 90 Days To 18 Months (to give users a "more robust experience")...

Self-deleted by member

I'm waiting for the GOP-led House to pass a bill allowing for

NASA uploads library of space images online

The real tax cheats

Like a modern-day Moses out of Egypt, a Connecticut visionary packs up his blackboards

Like a modern-day Moses out of Egypt, a Connecticut visionary packs up his blackboards

The Top 10 Tax Breaks -- And How They Help The Wealthy The Most

The bluer the Oregon county, the lower the gay-teen suicide rate

The few, the proud, the filthy rich

Ex-Sarah Palin aide writing ‘chilling’ tell-all book

Caterpillar CEO sees compensation quadruple

Regulation ins unAmerican!!! Umm. No it isn't, idiot T-baggers.

It's time to 'rebrand'......

Time to make up bumperstickers to send to our reps

HOLY COW...Is this TRUE?

Insider Sniping and Turnover at Bank of America by John Carney (4-18-11 CNBC)

Pay your taxes? These 10 Corporate Tax Dodgers didn't . . .

I think Sheen and Cage should do a tour together

Tax Day: Are you paying or getting a refund?

Racist Orange County Republican Email ... it gets worse

Michigan Teachers Forced To Rely On Food Stamps

Anybody watching Doonesbury's take on Donald Trump?

Funny picture of 3 GOP governors posted on Facebook

Barack Obama Is Now The Biggest Tax Cutter In American History

What is so great about Comb-over King, Trump?

Job training programs cut in budget deal

Sarah Palin: The Koch Brother’s Union Maid

End the Silence March and Rally in Benton Harbor, MI

Cursing makes you feel better when hurt: study

Safe injection sites for IV drug users work. They save lives. New study proves it.

Atlas shrugged getting freeped on Rotten Tomatoes

Republicans, Obama Leave Room to Negotiate on Social Security

Republicans, Obama Leave Room to Negotiate on Social Security

Just watched "Inside Job" .......we didn't get any change with

World Bank President Sounds a Warning

Mike Keefe wins the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning

Mike Keefe wins the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning

Activists wield Disabilities Act in fight for smoke-free casinos

Solar power without solar cells: A hidden magnetic effect of light could make it possible

What is the difference between sedition and treason??

Frank Bailey's book re his time as SP's right-hand man due to be released May 24

Don't you think the film version of Atlas Shrugged will just confuse the tea baggers and freeps?

What does a Republican stand for??

Democrats court Ricardo Sanchez for Texas Senate seat

NRC: US Nuclear Regulator a Policeman or Salesman?

Next generation supercomputing....greatly underfunded by US government

racists now have a dedicated political party

"Rotten Tomato" reviews in for "Atlas Shrugged"

Freeper "AlexW" rips the LID off of "the really dark and filthu underbelly of America"

Gaddafi’s Tripoli lives under pall of fear

A brief meeting in the American workplace...

Roger Ailes Caught Spying on the Reporters at His Small-Town Newspaper

This Modern World Toon

Donald Trump Loves Eminent Domain Laws. Will TeaBirchers Denounce Him?

Kingdom Con 2011

Two new articles on Professor William Cronon:

Righthaven’s Secret Contract Revealed: Will Its Strategy Collapse?

Man Bursts Into Flames at San Francisco Sex Shop

Back Zack!: Louisianians Should Support High School Senior’s Science Project

UK Minstry of Defence: Unmanned aircraft are moving us towards a 'Terminator-like' world

A fascinating comment about being lucky,in response to an interesting study about luck.

Banks May Get Easier Path To Foreclosures in Tennessee

Iran Equips Army with New Air Defense, Cruise Missiles

10 Worst Industries for Women

The return to tribalism in the USA. 21st century style

''You know, in the old days … when you have a war and you win, that nation's yours."

Endangered Destinations: See them before they are gone

Hudson Wisconsin with “big news” about the Sheila Harsdorf Recall effort @6:00pm CST today.

Borders execs to get big bonuses after laying off 6,000

The Obamas released their tax info today

The audience shrugged

125 Paterson, NJ police officers laid off, Guardian Angels invited to patrol the city - story w/pics

Teens (gay or straight) more likely to attempt suicide in conservative towns

Odd drug commercials

How do trees communicate?

I actually heard this one the AP radio news this morning.

Toon: How Supply-Side Economics Works

A letter from an Eau Claire County Board member to Walkerite Rep. Petryk

trump is a television personality

I wonder how Hispanic republicans are feeling about all the birther stuff

shizzam!!! Pentagon Inquiry Into Article Clears McChrystal and Aides

Britefart and Palin boo'ed in Wisconsin. BriteFart tells crowd to "go to hell"

The Rude Pundit - BP Oil Spill One Year Later (Part 1): It's About Working People

Wis. Dems file recall petition for 3rd GOP senator

Govt may let evacuees return when plant stabilizes

National Labor Fight Back Conference at Kent State University, June 24-26

Anyone else see the 'Orange Pride', Hooters restaurant recruitment commericial?

Atlas Shrugged Part 1 tanked at the box office

Question: Do you feel that electoral politics still offers any hope of solutions?

Cantwell, Murray to Feds: Curb oil speculators

Sorry, Randroids...

Dupe~please delete

Nancy Pelosi takes on GOP budget, Medicare reform in Orlando

Loss-staggered school reopens (JAPAN)

Some Context on MI’s Emergency Financial Manager Law - EmptyWheel

Entergy Sues Vermont, Seeking Longer Life for Nuclear Reactor

So, which entitlement definition are they using?

Wisconsin: Prosser ahead by 7316 votes in final canvass

Pizza Time!

Flags show fishing communities resolve to rebuild (JAPAN)

Activists save dogs from cooking pot (many were stolen pets) :0(

The Science of Why We Don't Believe Science - Mother Jones

The Top Ten Exemptions for the Wealthy and All of America

Federal practices hamper study of Gulf dolphin deaths

Top Marginal Tax Rates 1916-2010 - VisualizingEconomics

Lawsuit: Kasich's JobsOhio board unconstitutional

Thank You "THE Donald the Trump"

David Korten: The world we must create in order to survive is also the vision that unites us

Mail a Million Panties to John Boehner to Protest the GOP Assault on Planned Parenthood and Women

Ame ni mo Makezu (Strong in the rain)

Without unions, the American way of life would be more difficult

Scott Adams (Dilbert creator) rant against women. Wow. Just wow

Osama Bin Laden puts out a new tape...

Is Trump Scamming The RepubliCON Party?

what happened with Anonymous outing of BOA?

Glenn Beck Implies He’s Leaving Fox News Because The Audience Is Older

William Donald Schaefer, former Baltimore Mayor and Former MD governor passed away at 6.30 pm

Duke lacrosse accuser indicted for murder ...

Hey Sarah, about that last kid?

Speaker Boehner hires attorney/firm with TAXPAYERS' money that charges $460 to $900 'per hour'

Speaker Boehner hires attorney/firm with TAXPAYERS' money that charges $460 to $900 'per hour'

Ohioans are spending $387.65 a day to support Kasich’s plane habit

Who's Happier: Europeans or Americans?

I get it now, Gov. Snyder will only take over poor, black cities.

I just got pissed with a Teabagger. (warning rude)

I just got pissed with a Teabagger. (warning rude)

Molotov Cocktail Thrown Into Burger King Drive-Thru Window In Chicago

Governor’s Lawyer Misled Florida Supreme Court in High-Speed Rail Case

Fuck Donald Trump.

Julian Assange given extradition appeal hearing date

Republicans like Republican presidents to stand strong on a point and not compromise.

Someone explain to me this obsessive hatred by the Reichwing against the poor?

Boehner Bucks Tradition, Punts on Capitol Cinco De Mayo Event

Borders execs to get big bonuses after laying off 6,000

Why Does Chris Matthews Feel The Need To Have A Final Word Segment...

The problem with poor Republicants

ASU, my school, has built the largest university solar power system in the country.

Are orange people mentally deficient?

Well isn't this slick -- is this new?

$19 Billion Weather Gamble~Weather Hedge Funds~WPVRadio~Video~ UNREAL! Weather Modification?

Socialist' charge stricken from record

Secret memos expose link between oil firms and invasion of Iraq

Boehner Hires Private Lawyer to Take DOMA Cases

The Teabaggers are forcing the GOP to move further and further right.

"We will over comb"

The 'Gang(sters) of Six' may attempt to mug Social Security

Chuck Norris To Protect America From Sharia Law Invasion

Cerabino: GOP hijacker Trump no apprentice at pretending

For union families, a loss of value beyond bank accounts -Washington Post

For union families, a loss of value beyond bank accounts -Washington Post

Benton Harbor EFM Suspends City Commission Voting Powers

5 Myths About the Information Age

Sarah Palin's EPIC FAIL in Madison Wisconsin on Friday

Sarah Palin’s Tea Party Thugs Bully Two Women at WI Protest

MO's "Teacher Continuing Contract Act" is "a nightmarish Dickensian and ALEC vision"

What if Obama Fired State Governments, As GOP Governor Snyder Can Do to Cities in Michigan?

Guardian UK : BP officials tried to influence scientists; White House clashed with NOAA,EPA on spill

A new twist in our decline in education.

Atlas Shrugged makes 1.7 million for weekend

School Custodians Earn More Than Teachers

So my oldest son had his first little league practice last night.

Natural disasters and Republican hypocrisy.

10 Epic Failures of the Bush Tax Cuts

One Wisconsin Now files open records request to anti-working family Senators

Kansas Gov really is stupid taking us back to the stage coach days

US: Uncut

OMFG Trump is now going after

A budget is not about numbers - it is about our morals.

Just got back from the tax day action here in Nashville

Glenn Beck is booed by his fans for saying he's gone vegan

Four Justices send a message to the Government on Gitmo detentions

"Why Glenn Beck lost it" from The Washington Post.

Look at Astronomy PIcture of The Day, April 18, 2011 AWESOME !

Boehner Hires $5 Million Lawyer To Defend Unconstitutional Law

Nuclear Overseers Are "Fake" Agencies .....

You know companies have their PR people troll websites and support them right?

Senate report on Wall Street crash: The criminalization of the American ruling class

McDonald's McNuggets made with 'Silly Putty' chemical

McDonald's McNuggets made with 'Silly Putty' chemical

Do you designate $3 to the Presidential Election Campaign Fund?

I don't care how much a woman drinks. If she says "No," it's rape.

Howard Dean changes mind about Afghanistan? Says we should leave.

Smithsonian’s ‘Made in America’ mandate not easy to achieve

Does DU need/want a debate section for respectful RWers?

Gotta Do It. My Apologies...'Bachmann: Obama has neglected to prove eligibility'

Furious Greeks press for country to default on debt, Violence on the streets as backlash grows

Have you ever known personally someone you later found out had committed heinous crimes?

Why are so many against the new Ga, Immigration law?

I know this whole story about Sarah Palin and her 5th child is crazy but answer me this...

Are you busy on May 21st?

Protest in Benton Harbor, MI!!

Secret memo's expose link between oil firms and invasion of Iraq

Libyan Revolution Day 60

Wisconsin SCJ David Prosser says Recount by challenger JoAnne Kloppenburg would be "frivolous"

40 Days w/ no Alcohol

When is America going to stop being held hostage by Wall Street, banks, the 1% , and the Right Wing

I Stole Your Money, Now You Have To Pay Me Back

Walker is trying to pretend the reports he's planning financial martial law are "absolutely false"

Twitter et al may 'drain brain'

SEC Charges Goldman Sachs and Executive With Fraud

Koch Industries buying ads to refute news stories

Kloppenburg still "not sure" she wants to pursue a free recount

Du'ers you're gonna love this!!

Have you given up on Barack Obama?

Have you given up on Barack Obama?

Third Way propaganda? Help me with this post showing SS as a greater expenditure than defense.

Gold: $1,500oz, Silver: $43oz, U.S. credit just downgraded by S&P. Let's talk about the future.

46 Percent of Mississippi Republicans Want Interracial Marriage Banned

New vid from the Coffee Party 'splains it nicely

All right Du'ers here's an address for Kloppenburg

Brazil Stadium Turns Pink - (homophobic chants shock community)

Serious question about the math deficit? How would we ever pay it?

Cenk finally did it

I blew up at a hateful racist today...

Stealth Media Alert -- New right wing radio network disguised as impartial "news radio" format

Fast-thinking Lowe's Employees save 100 customers when tornado hit store

A member of the American Taliban writes a LTTE.

Bad news for Ohio Gov.

A brilliant reply to Randian fanboy at Rotten Tomatoes

Dear repubicans, we better not hear your sorry asses whining

Ex-Sarah Palin aide writing ‘chilling’ tell-all book

Goldman Sachs and Executive Charged With Fraud/ Could this be reason for S&P downgrade

Ground Tumeric sold at Target Stores recalled because of lead content.

Beaten Dog Bites Man. Man Acts Surprised.

WFTDA Adopts Gender Policy

Senators Graham, Lee, and Paul Introduce a Plan to Steal Social Security Contributions

Michigan university professors have their wages cut so much they are now eligible for food stamps

Another instance of the Reich-wing playing hardball

Patrick Stewart says he wants the option of assisted suicide when his time comes

ATLAS SHRIEKED: Ayn Rand's first love was a sadistic serial killer

If Cairo Came to Kabul

Now, wait just a damned minute. Standard & Poor brought us the crisis, now they downrate the US?

Top surgeon forced to resign over semen

Life-size Barbie gets real women talking (OMG...39-18-33 what a woman!)

Greenspan: Young people are stupid, Social Security never existed

For those who minimize the seriousness of sexual abuse of males - read this

"Greetings Libtards" --- The Conservabot Returns --- by Tom Tomorrow

The birther crap about Obama is as untrue as Sarah Palin faking a pregnancy...

Green Bay Recall Committee (Against Dem) fakes burglary?

Italy chocolate tycoon Pietro Ferrero dies in S Africa (BBC)

Greg Mortenson and 60 Minutes...

Would being President change your world view? Did it change Obama's?

Can a person who is drunk consent to sex?

The Obamas: A two-thirds pay cut in 2010

My neighbor told me yesterday it is getting too expensive for her to work. $40 each day for gas.

Baby - A VKH like syndrome journey. (Warning, Long)

a tax reform proposal - get rid of Schedule A

Will DU Criticize Pelosi as they do President Obama?

Montana Repug wants gays to be arrested for "recruiting" hetero's.

Anti-Sex Trade Turns to Focus on Men Who Buy Sex and "John Schools"

Anti-Sex Trade Turns to Focus on Men Who Buy Sex and "John Schools"

Can anyone explain this paradox to me?

When the day is long and the night, the night is yours alone

To whomever anonymously gave me a star.

It took me a moment to realize just what made these earrings so cool.

Photographic evidence that Einstein eventually rounded down to the nearest digit:

Never make your move too soon

It's a great video, unless you are one of the three musicians wearing red

Photograph sent to me from Japan

Just got back from a half-day pub crawl for a local theatre company.

Mom and dad eagle fighting over food

For those of you pining for the fjords of Football:

I was told to stop posting posts that say "I was told to stop posting."

cute little giraffe cam

it's got so many people

i continue to burn the midnight lamp

now the smiling portrait of you

i'm in love, i'm in love with an insect woman

i love her to bits

Meet a smoking new rock band

Tonight I went to my third Prom.

This is what happens when you tickle a baby penguin

Sometimes I wonder if I'll ever find "the one"...

if product logos were honest...

do people on dial up DESERVE a warning?

PHOTO: Even as a mere lad, MiddleFingerMom had special feelings for all moms...

You can get your own drone with dual cameras

I bet you anything you haven't seen this catchy video before

VIDEO: Arguably Zsa Zsa's finest cinematic moment, "I hate that Queen."

They're showing The Passion of the Christ. I can't BELIEVE how sick this movie is.

Just out of curiousity - is anyone here still using dial-up connection

Vermont I fucking love. nt

I think Sheen and Cage should do a tour together

This is AWESOME! Stephen Colbert sings "Friday" with The Roots , Taylor Hicks, and Jimmy Fallon

Tho he's pretty laidback as a lifeguard, there's 1 rule that's STRICTLY enforced at CMW's koi pond.

Calling out Mrs CP.. or at least her camera..

the last time i gave a shit

Light and shadows can be funny that way.......

For AOR fans: Ten Years After - Love Like A Man

Terminally cranky.

BREAKING-white mob chasing black men through Boston area streets

Were you lying down

dial up is irritating and slow, but

Other than the smile giving him away, how can you tell MFM is naked from the waist down?

Stake Advice...Help!

BOB! "I Don't Believe You (She Acts Like We Never Have Met)," LIVE

Some CLASSIC Dr. John (with The Meters & Allen Toussaint) ..."I Been Hoodood"

Finally! FINALLY, the LYRICS to the Los del Río smash hit "Macarena." Sing along, won't you?

Remember the old saying "I ought to trade you for a dog and then shoot the dog? Not this one.

That tasty li'l sucker's around here SOMEPLACE!!!

Ame ni mo Makezu (Strong in the rain)

How to REPLICATE Burger King Japan's MEAT MONSTER WHOPPER right here in the good old US of A...

what were you doing one year ago

Eaglets are up and having a snack


Who, please tell me just WHO could be THIS damned evil?

I had a CT scan, and the doctor has not called with the results. Why?

The things you can do with a pineapple.......

Marvel Superheroes!!!

Did anyone watch Human Planet last night on Discovery??

Had to hide somebody on Facebook because of his obsession with criticizing Michelle Obama's fashion.

I fucking LOVE Vermont!

George Takei wants to be Spiderman!

PHOTO: Crouching Tiger, Flying KITTY!

Liberal super heroes!

Children's book author Beverly Cleary, 95, looks back at Ramona

Anyone know a good online place to ask tax questions without spending a fortune?

You can't see MiddleFingerMom in this pic, but it's easy to imagine the size of HIS smile.

The part of the fairy tale that Disney CONVENIENTLY ignored:

I am going to quit smoking.

Bald eagle question: How can you tell Mom from Dad?

Etiquette Lesson #43: Eating Ice Cream Sandwiches --

This moment marks 9 years since my last cigarette.

I LOVE fucking Vermont!

Oh, STOP!!! Now you're just showing off!!!!!

Time to see a different Vet ?

I never do this, but I want to plug a band, Coyote Grace, which whom I've fallen absolutely in love.

Winter is Coming...

What's the least horrible tasting *canned* non-alcoholic beer?

It REALLY isn't Monday without photos of a rescued baby squirrel...IS IT?

Funny story. My 94 year old cousin.

I feel like writing, but I don't have a topic

I'm going to Africa and Europe in less than a month!

Clinton visits Tokyo in show of support for Japan

Victor Toro, Tortured in Chile, Fights Deportation

Racist Orange County Republican Email: President Obama and His Parents Are Apes

Storm's fury over 6 states leaves at least 40 dead

Clay W. Hunt, veterans’ advocate, dead of self-inflicted wound

Super rich see federal taxes drop dramatically

A year after BP oil spill, fate of gulf ecosystem remains murky

Diplomat resigns after critical report

Ex-U.S. commander in Iraq may run for Senate in Texas

Benton Harbor EFM Suspends City Commission Voting Powers

Military police seize old training manuals from book shop

D.C.'s angry at budget deal - and President Obama

Supreme Court takes no action on Obama healthcare case

"Naked from the waist down" is the phrase for today. Modify a thread title to include "naked from

Most Japan voters want new PM, approve quake tax

Kenya's Mutai wins Boston in record 2:03:02

Treasurys Drop on S&P Warning (S&P lowers outlook on US debt to negative)

Exclusive: U.S. nuclear regulator a policeman or salesman?

Arctic coast eroding up to 8 metres a year: study

Nissan Leaf recalled for software glitch

U.S. secretly backed Syrian opposition: report

Students burn official buildings in Burkina Faso, joining military protests

Paper: Leaked documents show US funding opponents of Syrian government

Democrats court Ricardo Sanchez for Texas Senate seat

S&P Cuts U.S. Outlook to Negative on Fiscal Worry

Digger arrives in Idaho to help with mine rescue

Gay Teen Suicides (And Straight) More Common In Politically Conservative Areas

Vermont Yankee Nuclear Plant Owner Entergy Sues State To Stay Open

Borders execs to get big bonuses after laying off 6,000

Nepal: Kathmandu hit by acute fuel shortage

Court, for now, punts on request to fast-track health care challenge

Embattled Wu gets primary challenger

AP: Bahrain government cracking down on athletes

UN Announces Aid Deal With Qaddafi for Embattled Libyan Port City Misrata

US nuclear regulator monitoring plant after tornado

Group begins effort to recall Gov. Rick Snyder

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Monday, April 18, 2011

Robots throw doubt on 'road map' to control Fukushima crisis

Salvadoran in Florida Faces Deportation for Torture

Ian Tomlinson did not die of heart attack, specialist tells inquest

Two Britons shot dead during Florida holiday in notorious gang area (teen arrested)

1,300 wolves to come off endangered list

Attorneys say new evidence shows fraud by Righthaven

Syria vows to suppress 'armed revolt'

U.S. is increasing nuclear power through uprating(Pushing Equipment beyond orig specs)

Committee to Recall Harsdorf will file 20000 petitions

Detroit's pension boards sue over emergency manager law

Severe thunderstorms and sandstorms hit China

France threatens to return Tunisian migrants

Stanley McChrystal Cleared Of Wrongdoing In Pentagon Inquiry Into Rolling Stone Profile

Capitol Report: As recall petition is filed against third GOP senator, GAB seeks to consolidat

Ten Commandments judge explores presidential run

Robots report high radiation levels in damaged reactors (Fukushima Daiichi)

John Boehner: DOJ Funds Should Pay To Defend Marriage

Rick Santorum disowns Langston Hughes line used in presidential campaign

Gold hits record near $1,500 after S&P cut

DU, what password do you use most often?

Team Prosser: We Will Object To Any Recount

Istanbul could be split in two, says Turkish prime minister

Republican retracts ‘socialist' comment but not sorry

US court rejects Uighurs' Guantanamo appeal

Prosecutors fear riot at Good Friday mosque protest

Democrats File Recall Petitions Against Ripon Senator Luther Olsen

Republican budget includes overhaul of food stamps

Concrete crumbling at nuclear storage site (Idaho, from 3 Mile Island)

Gov. Walker: Plans for Financial Martial Law "Absolutely False"

Obamas paid nearly $454,000 in taxes on $1.7M income

Hungary considers giving mothers extra votes

Accuser in Duke lacrosse case indicted on murder charge

Secret memos expose link between oil firms and invasion of Iraq

Mystery illnesses plague Louisiana oil spill crews

2011 Pulitzer Prize Winners Announced

Andres Serrano's Piss Christ destroyed by Christian protesters

Greenwald: Obama v. Obama on signing statements

I have not posted for a while....been underground for a while.

Budget Similarities

I've never agreed with Todd Moss

Caricatures Of Themselves

E.J.Dionne: Needed: A Better Ruling Class

why the post-9/11 generation is in favor of gruesome interrogation techniques

Cartoonist Mike Luckovich on Medicare: Obama vs. The GOP

"We need, as a nation, to reexamine the single-payer plan" - Donald Trump

why do those who know the secrets still keep them from the American people?

Right Wing Friend: "The GOP candidate should refuse to debate Obama!"

For the 400 highest adjusted gross incomes, "tax rate has dropped from 26% to 17%."

This why Trump isn't going anywhere on the rethugs side

Let’s Not Be Civil, By PAUL KRUGMAN

Ross Douthat's racial paranoia

Pelosi to Boehner: How much will outside DOMA counsel cost taxpayers?

Democrats Pride Ourselves As Tolerant. Are We Just Suckers?

2012 Presidential election: 4 way dance?

The Republican Candidates---My thoughts.

Barack Obama: White House technology '30 years behind'

"Obama Returns to His Moral Vision..."

Obama rips budget bill's Guantanamo restrictions

Racist Orange County Republican Email: President Obama and His Parents Are Apes

Okay, I accept in 2012 that Obama will almost certainly be the nominee , but in 2016

NYT: The New Republican Landscape

Rick Ungar: Obama’s Character And The Progressives Who Resent It

Trump's stunt is showcasing GOP extremism to a lot of America that doesn't normally see it

Power Shift 2011' Van Jones Guest Speaker

Bill McKibben at Power Shift 2011 - Clean Energy Summit - WWW.JTMP.ORG

Frenchman living in Tokyo: Update on Fukushima (with Emotion)

Mad as Hell in America with Adam Klugman-Cat's Uterus', LLC!

MSNBC w/ Cenk: Crowley on Pfc. Manning Treatment for WikiLeaks Documents

Rep. Markey speaks on the GOP budget proposal to dismantle Medicare

Ron Paul : Lying is Not Patriotic

MSNBC w/ Cenk: Con Job - GOP Debt Ceiling Hypocrisy

US secret jails in Afghanistan

Union Dixie (Happy Patriot's Day!)

Chernobyl 25 Years Later: Food for Thought

David Pakman: Obama's broken promises, The answer is campaign finance reform!

TDPS: Doctors Often Would Opt for Different Treatment for Themselves Than Patients

Frenchman in Tokyo: Previous Update - April 14

Name That Republican

M.Taibbi, E.Spitzer, A.Cooper, Goldman Sachs are above the law

Young Turks: Do Catholic Women Use Birth Control? (Study)

Thom Hartmann: Brunch with Senator Bernie Sanders - April 15, 2011

Thom Hartmann: Blistering Report Scolds Goldman

Keith Olbermann introduces the NY premiere of American: The Bill Hicks Story

Wis. Union Supporters Boo Tea Party During The National Anthem

Rep. Van Hollen Explains Ryan Budget

Michele Bachmann meets John Adams

TEPCO: Unit 2 containment vessel leaking nuclear radiation -CCTV News

'The stakes are too high; vote Liberal' (Canada)

Young Turks: Rep. Crowley Silent Speech (100 Days Of GOP Rule)

Thom Hartmann: Thomas Jefferson's 3 Greatest Fears

Thom Hartmann: Conversations with Great Minds - Michio Kaku, Part 2

Ken Burns' The Vowels: Part 1 (Jefferson's vowels)

Seth Freed Wessler, Investigative Reporter for, on Georgia's New Anti-Immigrant Bill

Special Report: Honduran Teachers Get Shock Treatment

Obama lied about Gaddafi's bloodbath?

Papantonio & Robert Greenwald Expose the Koch Bros.

CrossTalk: Flat Broke!

Robin Williams on Donald Trump : April 17, 2011

Chris Hedges: Corporatist America

Stanley Collender Says S&P's Report on U.S. Is `Ironic

Thom Hartmann: Conversations with Great Minds - Michio Kaku, Part 1

Obama Disses Republicans on Open Mic!

Sarah Palin in Madison, Wisconsin - April 16, 2011

Scary Fox Talking Head discusses Obama's birth certificate with Batshit Crazy Scary Michele Bachmann

Riots in Nigeria as Jonathan's camp says he has won

Why Do We Assume Obama's Actually Trying to Enact a Progressive Agenda?

FRAUD: Federal Reserve Is Selling Put Options On Treasury Bonds To Drive Down Yields (key, key info)

Reagan Raised Corporate Taxes

Charlie Crist Apologizes to David Byrne for Using Talking Heads Song

Birthers: Is President Obama a US citizen according to US law?

Anti-nuke protesters walk from Indian Point to Vermont Yankee

Arctic coasts on the retreat - International studies describe current state of the Arctic coasts

Nationwide study finds U.S. meat and poultry is widely contaminated — Multi-drug-resistant Staph…

NRL Scientists Demonstrate Novel Ionic Liquid Batteries

A long thread in GD about Fukushima

Peru’s Less-Than-Benign Environmental Policy

Robots detect high levels of radiation

Opposition to huge India nuclear plant hardens

Drumbeat from the weekend and today...

Japan bars officials (industry regulators) from utility jobs

TEPCO Press Release—…Facilities…after Tohoku-Taiheiyou-Oki Earthquake…(as of 9:00AM, April 18th)

TEPCO Press Release—Plant Status of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (…11:00 am, April 18)

TEPCO Press Release (Apr 17,2011)—Detection of Radioactive Material from Subsurface Water near…

China regions face power shortage even before summer peak

Japan needs more LNG, buys to push up long-term price

TEPCO Press Release (Apr 17,2011)—Out flow of fluid containing radioactive materials to the ocean…

Federal practices hamper study of Gulf dolphin deaths

TEPCO Press Release (Apr 17,2011)—…results of nuclide analyses of radioactive materials in the air…

TEPCO Press Release (Apr 17,2011)—Detection of Radioactive Materials from Seawater near Fukushima…

IAEA Briefing on Fukushima Nuclear Accident (15 April 2011, 14:30 UTC)

Status of nuclear power plants in Fukushima as of 20:00, April 18th (Estimated by JAIF)

NHK Video: Robots detect high levels of radiation

Chemicals Were Injected Into Wells, Report Says

Oil Spill Crews Suffer Mystery Illnesses

New pollutants detected in peregrine falcon eggs

Tepco's 6-9 month plan handout reveals concern over hydrogen explosions

Emails Reveal BP Attempted To Manipulate Oil Spill Studies

Saudi slashes oil output, says market oversupplied

Contributions of Psychology to Limiting Climate Change

New Baylor Research Shows Using Leaves' Characteristics Improves Accuracy Measuring Past Climates

PV industry may suffer sluggish demand in 2Q11

(25 years later) Ukraine seeks $1 billion to seal Chernobyl

The contango game: How Koch Industries manipulates the oil market for profit

Historic 3-day tornado outbreak kills at least 40

MDN Editorial: Hamaoka Nuclear Power Plant must be shut down

Experts doubt TEPCO's timetable for bringing nuke plant under control

Cryogenic energy storage plant could provide valuable back-up

FDA claims no need to test Pacific fish for radioactivity

Fukuology Blog: a Cynics Guide to the Japan Catastrophe

Green group targets lawmaker votes to block EPA climate regulations

Texas Has 254 Counties, And There Are Fires In 252 Of Them Today - Driest Spring Since 1917

Renewable Energy Passed Up Nuclear in 2010

Japan, Oil and the Fragility of Globalization

Trump Tells Candy Crowley What He'd 'Take' From Each Nation

Victor Toro, Tortured in Chile, Fights Deportation

Finland's Right Turn Spells Trouble for Europe

Offshore Banking and Tax Havens Have Become Heart of Global Economy

Executive Pay Excess: A New Battlefront

Autumn 2011 -- Very Serious Breakdown Of The Global Economic, Financial And Monetary System

High-tech weapons sow fears of chip sabotage

Best Correction Ever

Latest talking point BS from Faux: Taxes to Balance the Budget? Not Unless Rates Go Up 150 Percent

Spring Recess critical for Democrats to reclaim narrative

Oil Does Not Disappear!

JAIF: Earthquake Report No. 56

TEPCO: Unit 2 containment vessel leaking (April 18)

Gaming Our Own Asses (James Howard Kunstler)

Guardian UK: Anti-abortion movement tramples on US women again

Chris Hedges: Throw Out the Money Changers

Japanese given little clarity about origin of vegetables when trying to avoid radioactivity

Are We In the Process of Creating a New and Enduring American Underclass?

Former surgeon general ‘could vomit’ from all the ‘vaginal politics’

Conservative towns lead to teen suicide.

(Indiana) Residents should stand against gun bill

University of Tennessee musters opposition to campus gun legislation

Should students, faculty and others on college campuses be permitted to carry handguns?

Senate rejects (stupid GOP) gun bill - colleges, local law enforcement relieved (Idaho)

At some Virginia churches, guns are an invisible part of the routine

New DNC chief: Screen sales of all guns

NYC - Bystander who grabbed wounded cops gun to fire back at robbers won't be charged

New Indiana law bans businesses from asking workers whether they have guns in their vehicles

Huh, is this guy serious?

Where there's more support, fewer suicides among gay teens

Video: Hate Crime in Rock Hill, SC, but there will be no hate crime charges.

Brazil Stadium Turns Pink After "******" Chants Shock Community

Obama: Gay Dogs Don't Bark

National group honors 2 Las Vegas officers in fatal CCW Holder Shooting Costco

True meaning of the Second Amendment.

Protestors to collide over gun control Thursday in Old Town Pasadena (Calif.)

An Atheist Meets God

Go Down Moses (Louis Armstrong)

Do observers realize that the story of Moses is BS


MrCoffee's Top 5 MLS Goals - Week 5

Best record in the A.L. now belongs too...

The good Dice-K showed up today...and that sucks....

NBA History Made Today

Timmy Lincecum will be a mile high tomorrow.

Hope our North Carolina pals, their families, and friends

Which school (cfootball) has the best helmet design?

Kenya's Mutai wins Boston in record 2:03:02

Victor Toro, Tortured in Chile, Fights Deportation

Peru’s Less-Than-Benign Environmental Policy

Brazil rejects IMF line on capital controls

Brazil police arrest Rio lawmaker for paramilitary ties

Venezuelan Police Force With Links To Crime Is Disbanded

Peru's national anthem: a colossal bummer?

X post: Special Report: Honduran Teachers Get Shock Treatment

Salvadoran in Florida Faces Deportation for Torture

Venezuela's food inflation trebles Latin American average

Congressman asks Obama to free Pollard ahead of Passover

'Partner for peace' has strange way of showing it

A Palestinian 'gift' for Passover - Official Palestinian promotion of terrorism

Jewish Defense League holds protest at Pride Toronto