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Archives: January 16, 2011

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Driftglass & Blue Gal's "Professional Left" Podcast 1 Year Anniversary: "Blood Libel & Civility"

Driftglass & Blue Gal's "Professional Left" Podcast 1 Year Anniversary: "Blood Libel & Civility"

Has anyone seen

Sales of guns and explosives to people on terrorist watch lists totalled 1,119 in 6 years

For those who are following the situation in Tunisia...

Saturday Night FAILblog Follies

I don't remember what the thread was about but I want to thank whoever posted the

Someone points a camera, shoots and then says "you're dead."

Someone points a camera, shoots and then says "you're dead."

Jon Meacham, a gun owner, on restoring the assault weapons ban

Las Vegas/Tucson: Wary lawmakers return to public events after Arizona shooting

A possible media empire to rival news corps

Will We Remember Tucson? Was It Enough? Is Anything?

Tucson: "Neighbors talk of 'gentle bear' still in hospital"

Dead woman donates to Tea Party Express 4 times over 2 years


Tech demo: 3D TV without glasses

Dean Baker: The 'new normal' of unemployment

Dean Baker: The 'new normal' of unemployment

Microsoft(?!) patent application for controlled, modified parasites

Obama Ignores Eisenhower at Country's, World's Peril

No one asks economists who preach austerity how much time they expect to spend in unemployment lines

Christina Green Donates Organs to Save the Life of Boston Girl

Sad news from Philly...

Ex-candidate charged with making threats in Ind.

371 Pigeons fall from the sky, homeless people have a meal

Polls Show Americans Strongly Reject More Gun Control.

That YouTube video Loughner made, walking around Pima College

POUT-RAGE! FR freaks at the captioning of memorial event

85-year-old woman misses final $432 payment on her 30-year mortgage is billed $5,800

ex weatherman mark rudd on the tucson shooting and political violence

High-Tech Border Fence: Obama Administration Cancels Project

PHOTO: Before the teabaggers, there were the "Schiavo Activists"..."Should we not spunge her mouth?"

MLK III: AZ shootings underscore father's message

Who thought Pastor Jones was finished?

An encounter with a young man who got help.

Hannity: Iraq, Kuwait To ‘Pay For Their Liberation’ In Oil (like making rape victim pay rapist)

Arizona Shooting Victim Arrested For Threatening Tea Party Leader

Anger from a winner of a high-tech-tablet

My Name is Luca American Progressives

Unpublished JFK photos reveal private moments

Unpublished JFK photos reveal private moments

Tucson shooting victim was also protesting at Kent State day of infamous shooting

Amid Cuts, Public Colleges Step Up Appeals to Alumni

Dark-matter satellite in stargazers' sight

is it wrong to call the right wing a cancer

is it wrong to call the right wing a cancer

Australian floods spread to Victoria

Australian floods spread to Victoria

Sarah Palin VS Lady Gaga - Epic Rap Battles of History 4

McCain OpEd on Obama - "I believe he is a patriot"

Coca Tea is one helluva tea

Coca Tea is one helluva tea

O'Reilly to interview Obama on Super Bowl weekend

Seriously, why do right-wingers try to claim Martin Luther King Jr as one of them???

smoking guns...

Question....Why Wasn't The Press Up In Wasilla......

AZ Shooting victim arrested - yelled "You're Dead" at Teabagger

GOP Solution to Air Pollution: Pass a Law Declaring that Pollutants Aren't Pollutants

McDonald's employee fired for letting Vikings star Adrian Peterson use the restroom

"Homosexuals are sexual predators"

Soap opera off air in Venezuela after gov't demand

Non Sequitur TOON:Invention of Money


Sharing a birthday with MLK saved me...

If extremists in the Middle East are able to

So, has "Crosshairs Sarah" and her enabler, Sean..

Enough already! Laughner does not deserve 24 hour news coverage!

Enough already! Laughner does not deserve 24 hour news coverage!

Sea of mourners bids adieu to slain Judge John Roll

Iraqi soldier kills two U.S. soldiers in Mosul

What do you consider "Sensible gun control"? (Read the post before responding)

200 moo cows suddenly died in Wisconsin

Do you trust people like David Brock and Arianna Huffington?

Rescue of (Omaha's lost) twins took many hands

Judge Asks CIA to Investigate Itself Regarding Illegal Tape Destruction

Rudy....mention 911 one more time....(Face the Nation) nt

For every one person who goes out and kills someone over right-wing rhetoric,

Libya's Gaddaffi pained by Tunisian revolt, blames WikiLeaks

Poll: Opposition to Health Care Reform Eases

National dialogue needed on causes of violence

Sunday Talk Shows

The insurection timeline and

This is what surveyor equipment sights actually look like.

BP targets one of the world's last unspoilt wildernesses after deal

Christie's polling higher than Obama

What do you know about C.S. Lewis? I saw this last nite:

Poor Reason / Culture still doesn’t explain poverty

OMG: A Wiki Leak

Invisible' dark matter galaxy (galaxy x) detected orbiting Milky Way

AP-GfK Poll: Raw feelings ease over health law

Marine base cancer concerns bring hundreds to Tampa

Congressman attempts to block 'don't ask, don't tell' repeal

Presidency vs. Presiduncy

Just Who Are The Socialists?

High capacity magazines were never banned under the old AWB

New variation of Sarah's map

I Recall In A "Special Comment..."

Unspoken Threats

Ladies and gentlemen, introducing your next Fox News hostess:

Honor Dr. King by participating in service projects

I Have a Dream

Placer Hills schools to reconsider policy banning sex-offender parents from campus

Frank Rich: No One Listened to Gabrielle Giffords

U.S. Gov't has had the names of offshore accountholders for eleven years.

Saw this bumper sticker yesterday....

Actress Susannah York has died, aged 72

Is The Government Really Developing A National Internet ID?

You Can't Be a Patriot and Advocate Violence Against the American Government and Democracy

Swiss whistleblower Rudolf Elmer handing over offshore banking secrets of the rich to WikiLeaks

Obama judicial recommendations to start the 112th congress

Neighbors At The Brink (India/Pakistan) - WaPo

Omaha's lost toddlers, 14 years later (got kids? A MUST READ)

The airport ads you can't miss

Separated at birth?

Fox pundit: Palin admitted political discourse can cause violence

So about politicians and “public servants.”

Meatball sandwich horseplay leads to two deaths

There is an extremely interesting and worthy thread ...

Death threats to Bay Area senator catch eye of Giffords investigators

Any word on filibuster "reform"?

Rescue of (Omaha's lost) twins took many hands (corrected with link to FULL story from 1997)

Swiss whistleblower Rudolf Elmer plans to hand over offshore banking secrets of the rich and famous

My Turn: The debate on civility and the Vermont way (by Pat Leahy)

Veeerrrrrrrrry Interesting....

Just what drivers need: database/map of redlight, speed, etc cameras in the US.

I'm a little teabag (teapot)

I'm a little teabag (teapot)

Miss Nebraska Wins!

Lighter side of Australian floods

When I hear the term “bull’s-eye”

I'm betting that Gasland wins the Golden Globe for Documentaries

Aqua Buddha SPEAKS: "They want to take people in an emotional vulnerability, play on those fears..."

This time, Glenn Beck, it's personal — a Broadway rebuttal

Libyan Dictator, Muammar Qaddafi, Blames Wikileaks for Tunisia Uprising

This is who supports Minnesota public radio

America,America,god shed his grace on thee...

Utah city may use blimp as anti-crime spy in the sky

Utah city may use blimp as anti-crime spy in the sky

Cat survives fall from nine stories on Fort Myers Beach

I need some help!

9/11 Whore

Meet the Press: mental illness (are there any employers/HR people on DU)

Anti-Abortion State Legislators Rise in Power

Improved measurements of sun to advance understanding of climate change

is there any mention of wars in Iraq and Afghanistan in mainstream news anymore?

Frackers with dough, water drinkers got nutt'n. Frackers win.

We've had some flooding in DU'ers living in Germany. You OK?

Snooping in the National Archives and what do I find?

Sources: Michael Steele Took Deal ("more lucrative than RNC chairman's salary") For Endorsement

Before He Cuts Social Security, I Hope the President Listens to This 'Obama' Guy

WSJ's (Fox/NewsCorp) Alan Abelson calls for GOP to have "Less Bile. More Guile" :

Diane Sawyer gets first interview with astronaut Mark Kelly, husband of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords

Suicide rates around the world - anyone familiar why?

NYT, 01/26/00: Consumer Confidence Hits an All-Time High; Jobs Called 'Plentiful'...

Swiss banker to give Wikileaks new data on offshore bank account holders Monday

Imagine it's 1995:

Imagine it's 1995:

Is it easier to get into Congress or the White House than to get on a plane?

Fox pundit: Palin admitted political discourse can cause violence

Islamophobes In & Outside Congress Are Claiming A Mass 'Radicalisation' Of US Muslims Is Occurring

SNL Fox news skit......

Hot booze turns material into a superconductor

Hot booze turns material into a superconductor

updating the Bible with Neal Boortz

Ariz. Tea Party Leader Worried About Threats

Great news - Gabby Giffords upgraded from critical to serious

Obama Can Cut Fossil Fuel Subsidies and Save $39 Billion, But Will Congress Go Along?

Primer helps residents battle shale industry with 'citizens army'

AARP's puff-piece on the former Commander-In-Codpiece

Schools may again require moment of silence

Neal Boortz Show Producer Royal Marshall Dies

Gabby freed from ventilator!!!

Our political discourse -- some musings

Caption these photos of Libyan dictator Muammar Qaddafi

The wars will never end as long as THIS is a reality -unemployment rate for vets-11.2%

i was hoping this headline was about cheney & rumsfeld...

What Does WikiLeaks Have on Bank of America?

Gun pointed at Chicago state rep; no shots fired

If corporate persons were real persons: Some questions.

calvin and hobbes wisdom?

The Most Durable Foundation

LOL at Miss Massachussets

I know why Todd Palin so silent

Couple floating on inflatable dolls rescued on Yarra River

I saw something amazing at a Tucson vigil last night...

The OBVIOUS resource for Sarah Palin to consult concerning her PR problems:

US Politicians voice fears over Alaska pipelines, Gulf payouts and risk of Kremlin influence!

For those who are following the situation in Tunisia...

BAD tax-exempt Heritage Foundation intern! Bad, bad!

Largest unified mobilization in Illinois teacher union history defeats billionaires' teacher bashing

Tell Washington's football team to ditch the 'Redskins' racist moniker

Secretary Kathleen Sebelius: Health care law implementation 'is absolutely on schedule'

John Boehner as Speaker of the House...anybody worried?

John Boehner as Speaker of the House...anybody worried?

Anyone just see this "business" person just say that diamonds and

President Obama--if you can't say anything nice about Social Security in the SOTU--

More banks walking away from homes, adding to housing crisis

Alexander Landau got pulled over for an illegal left turn - and ended up beaten bloody

Megan Fox thinks the media should criticize Michelle Obama's looks

A friend and I think we've found a winning GOP ticket!!

Etta James battling dementia, leukemia

O'Reilly: I Defended Palin -- So Why Won't She Come On My Show?

Today I was shocked, disgusted, and speechless... looks like Rimjobs cesspool is really going down the drain.

You know how there's the (Video) next to threads in the video section?

Are mentally ill people capable of organizing premeditated, multi-step acts of violence?

Per Bill Mahr's comment on Benjamin Franklin (for Asimov Fans)

So Glenn Beck and Teabaggers Like Thomas Paine

Sheriff Dupnik's criticism of political 'vitriol' resonates with public

I Have Mixed Feelings About This Intermixing Of The Parties At The SOTU.......

Pls. DU this page on Facebook -

In Case You Missed This... 'Matt Stoller: Understanding the Strategy of the Democratic Power Class'

Toon: Comparing Responses

Interesting article from Truthout on what Wiki has on B of A.

10,000 GMAC Foreclosures Stopped in Maryland - FDL

In Tunisia "people are saying they need to arm themselves against the police, who they do not trust"

ADL analysis claims suspected Arizona shooter not anti-Semitic

When Generosity, Love, and Kindness are Public Policy,

Tunisia: How the US got it wrong

Tunisia - Notes on the Revolution

Swiss whistleblower Rudolf Elmer plans to hand over offshore banking secrets of the rich and famous

I love the interwebs and my computer machine.

Martin Luther King, this thread honors you, your life and that still unrealized dream.

No antiwar protests, no antiwar news, no antiwar music online...

So do we have a list of structurally unsound bridges in the United States, or did we just forget

They're baaack! School vouchers once again being proposed.

The question Fox will not ask

The question Fox will not ask

This photo shows the loyalty of a dog and brings tears to your eyes.

What Does 300 Calories Really Look Like? Home cooking vs eating w/pics

Violence is not a symptom of schizophrenia.

I don't understand all of the "shock" over what Loughner did

Pharmacist wouldn't dispense anti-bleeding drug because it might be used post-abortion

If I were Jesus or Harry Potter, we'd have peace in this world.

Woman Wants to Marry a Corporation

Check out this awesome, heartfelt, moving apology from the DEA regarding botched raid

More Bird Death this weekend; Ravens Falcons Seahawks

Cartoon: Danger on Both Ends of the Political Spectrum

Israel Tests on Worm Called Crucial in Iran Nuclear Delay

Message From Mark Kelly, Husband of Cogresswoman Giffords

The ESRA (Environmental and Social Responsibility Amendment)

the smoking gun

Too Early to Bury Martin Luther King Jr.

Community colleges seek ways to deal with unstable students

everything you wanted to know about private contractors,but were afraid to ask

Google dictionary calls a fetus an "unborn human baby"

Japanese young men not as interested in sex

Calif. man used Facebook to hack women's e-mails

Panhandling proposal 'poor bashing'

Loughner's identity theft incident pdf

Loughner's identity theft incident pdf

"Kiss my butt"? How can you respect someone who can't even swear proficiently? nt

Five reasons why Social Security benefits should not be cut

What benefit would Bill Gates get from worsening public education?

Tea Party leader in AZ claims to be a victim. Says Gifford played political gamesmanship.

Jack Blum’s Client Goes to Wikileaks - EmptyWheel

China turns out first solar-powered air conditioner

My Wife Was Bombarded With Faux News Talking Points Yesterday

A Message From Bernie Sanders

i open my front door

i open my front door

Any THC aficionados here?

i bring home my money

A thread dedicated to the English language's most decadent word

Needs some help from you Linux people!

Cattails -- an interpretive guide.

If you can get them to eat two DIFFERENT foods, you're ahead of the game re: a balanced diet.


Throwing caution to the wind:

Why didn't you assholes tell me that there's a taco party outside of Bill's office?

Must watch humor: "UFC discriminates against Iraq veteran who lost both his hands"

Packers-Falcons Game Thread

What are you reading tonight DU? Me, "Harperland" by Lawrence Martin. About conservative

Goodnight, Ninja Moon!

The Packers are winning.

Furniture store having a Martin Luther King Day Sale?

Help. Cat walked across my keyboard and now the letters on my screen hare "hugh"!!! What

Jeff Beck Group - Definitely Maybe

NoName was my favorite cat ever -- sweetness and ATTITUDE -- a tuxedo cat. I miss her.

The Inside of my old gas oven just became a big ball of flame

I'm not saying MiddleFingerMom is lazy... but DAMN!!! MiddleFingerMom is L-A-Z-Y lazy!!!!!

I'm in Love!!!

Rain Dancers - drat - wrong forum!

Listening to Roger Wate- er- Pink Floyd's "The Final Cut"

cleaned out my blackberry, found this fucked up picture

fuck the bears, fuck football, fuck the mental giants who yell "DAAARRRHHNNNGNNGGUHHHH"

No biking today! - drat - wrong forum!

Can anyone rec a good (free) font organizer? (PC)

Cracker poll

If Kanye West starts a religion, I'm on board

Cracker - Low

Golden Globes tonight - what will win best drama?

Another mass bird drop....

Self delete

if your going to waste 5 minutes...this is as good a way as any.

Oranges are now the size of tennis balls?

Watched some Resident Evil Flicks yesterday to battle insomnia . Some Questions :

deadmau5: "Strobe"

Too hip to function (cartoon)

Darwin Award Nominee: Man and woman back together after genitals set on fire

If Davy Jones and Desi Arnaz Jr had a fight, who would Marcia Brady root for?

Look up in the Sky (pic)

Warning:Graphic cuteness. Kitties Rescued by US Marines in Afghanistan

Centuries from now when alien anthropologists unearth thousands of 'Shakeweights,' what will they...

Meet the Beetles.

Worldwide Mysterious Bird Deaths Finally Solved

When did you last go into a Love Shack? And why?

Coca Tea is one helluva tea

Ex-Candidate Charged With Making Threats in Ind.

Amid Cuts, Public Colleges Step Up Appeals to Alumni

A Bird's-Eye View of Some Beetles

Shame... the Walk of:

Stay Calm Dad! (A 5-year-old talks on the phone with 911 - She's amazing!)

Animal lovers, please watch these videos

Perry Puts Immigration Atop Session’s Agenda

EU freezes Ivory Coast port and bank assets

And finally... Shakeweights -- witness the Dawn of Realization!!! (dial-up warning)

American hostility grows over BP's deal with Russian state oil company

Mrs. Venation in hospital -- update # 2

When did you last go into a Radio Shack? And why?

Actress Susannah York dies at 72

America... ... ... FUCK YEAH!!!!!!

You know how sometimes when you are out of town you put all your keys safely

As I am sitting here watching the NFC divisional playoffs, I am realizing that NFL football

That's how it's done / Wish I could do that.

Gaddafi declared ‘King of Africa’ by Kenyan elders

You won't believe what I bought at Shopko today.

Rights group decries 'execution binge' in Iran

Tunisia: Ben Ali's security chief is arrested

State Budgets: Year Ahead Looms As Toughest Yet

Foreign minister Martin in challenge to Irish PM Cowen

First US ambassador in 5 years arrives in Syria

Top senators to sit together at 'State of the Union' address

BP targets one of the world's last unspoilt wildernesses after deal

Sudan opposition threatens protests over price hikes

Google to fight Spanish demands to remove 'libelous' links

Algerian dies in self-immolation, echoing Tunisia

Gun Battles Erupt In Tunisia

Muammar Gaddafi condemns Tunisia uprising

Susannah York dies aged 72

Iran joins Venezuela, Libya to say $100 oil no harm

William Batoff, fund-raiser to presidents, dies

Algerian dies in self-immolation, echoing Tunisia

Brazil rains kill more than 600, epidemic feared

Foreign tourists trapped by Chile protests

Venezuela considers shooting down drug planes

It's time: Golden Globes Fashions 2011

Gabrielle Giffords shooting victim also witnessed Kent State shootings

Police: Gun pointed at Illinois state legislator

Ariz. Tea Party Leader Worried About Threats(to him)

Daughter of Le Pen elected leader of National Front party he founded

Christie: I was not criticizing Palin

AP-GfK Poll: Opposition to health care law eases

Man sentenced to death for killing Christians (in Egypt)

Swiss Whistleblower Plans to Hand Over Offshore Banking Secrets of Rich and Famous to WikiLeaks

French photographer dies after being hit by police teargas canister in Tunisia

BP and Russia sign Arctic oil deal

Swiss find signs of illegal US surveillance

Tucson shooting vicitm Eric Fuller arrested

WOO-HOO!!! I finally figured out what "MILF" means!!!!!!!

Chavez could give up extra powers before they expire

Russia warns of ‘Iranian Chernobyl'

Stuxnet cyberworm heads off US strike on Iran

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Lil' Bullhorn Edition.

Downsized movie titles

American hostility grows over BP's deal with Russian state oil company

Today Show: The Death Of Charles de Gaulle (1970)

Jimmy Carter campaign ad (1980)

Today Show: George Wallace on the eve of the Flordia primary 1972

The Last Mountain - Trailer

Democratic response to Reagan's 1985 State/Union (hosted by Bill Clinton,music by Genesis) Part 3/3

Democratic response to Reagan's 1985 State/Union (hosted by Bill Clinton,music by Genesis) Part 1/3

On The Road: A look at the building of the Golden Gate Bridge, a brickmaker & hard times

On The Road: For one day in Strafford, Vermont, pure Democracy

NBC News: Political ads in the 1990 California Governor's race (1990)

Democratic response to Reagan's 1985 State/Union (hosted by Bill Clinton,music by Genesis) Part 2/3

The Loughner Videos... Compilation of Crazy Thoughts

Fierce clashes in Tunisia as cops fire tear gas, govt dismissed

Victoria Flooding Disaster Jan 16, 2011

Franken: First Time FCC Has Allowed Discrimination on the internet

Bob to Rush Limbaugh: GET YOUR *** OUT OF THIS COUNTRY!!!

Young Turks Tina Dupuy: Max Blumenthal On Palin's 'Blood Libel' Comment

Today Show: George McGovern on the eve of the Flordia primary 1972

On The Road: A WWII Russian prisoner of war remembers the Americans who helped him survive

Social Security: Keep The Promise

Casualties Of War

20 years ago today

Weird Liberal Head Show #269: REVOLUTION!

Protest Against Obama Guantanamo Policy

Young Turks: Racist Right Causes (R) To Resign In Arizona

AZ Shooting Victim Arrested for "You're Dead" Comment to a Teabagger

Mike Malloy - Hunting The Hate From The Left

Why Arizona Could Not Cope With Tucson Shooter Jared Lee Loughner

Paying The Price: Killing the Children of Iraq... PART 1

They picked another idiot to be Miss America

Bill Maher/ Tea Party & Founding Fathers (working link)

Elizabeth Lesser: Take “the Other” to lunch

A Kid Who Gets "Citizens United" - The Face of the Future?

The Clowns of Westboro Baptists Church - Your daily chuckle - LYAO!

Fred Phelps' Scary Granddaughters

US media, Gulf War propaganda

Martin Luther King, Jr.: "I Have a Go to War?!"

Daniel Hernandez, Intern Who Helped Save Giffords: Political Discourse Is "Completely Destructive"

Why is Glenn Beck Obsessively Targeting New York City Professor Frances Fox Piven? 1 of 2

The truth about the lunatic religious right in America.

Tucson Shooting Survivor: "It Looks Like Palin, Beck, Sharron Angle & the Rest Got Their 1st Target"

A Message from Senator Franken

SNL Opening Skit: Fox News On Civility

Cornel West "Barack Obama Is NOT The Fulfillment Of Martin Luther King's Dream!"

Wouldn't it be funny and cool if…………...

What does President Obama do today?

The Weekly Standard: Did Hillary Clinton help bring down Tunisia's Ben Ali?

A second look at some other deficit reduction plans

Have Obama & Democrats made satisfactory progress on their 2008 campaign platform?

Poll: More want health law expanded than fully repealed - FINALLY

DAMN!! this looks painful

I Have a Dream

Crazy Indiana woman was charged with threating a judge after being arrested

"Obama prepares to engage China on human rights as President Hu visits next week"

must re-peel

From CNN Giffords' condition upgraded:

Free Republic comments on McCain's positive assessment of Obama's Tucson speech

Did Obama admin sabotage Iran's nuke program with a computer worm?

Looming Democratic schism if Obama backs Social Security benefit cuts

What should be our response if Obama proposes austerity at the state of the union?

We have a job to do this week, my fellow Progressives.

Obama's comments and more on Sudan referendum

WSJ - Jebby's Math©: Hispanics are "aspirational" + reward "aspiration" = Hispanic votes for GOP.

Uprising brings joy to Tunisia – and fear to the region's autocrats

U.S. Renews Anachronistic Campaign to Stamp Out Coca Leaf Chewing

Peru: evidence mounts of "uncontacted peoples" in Amazon oil zones

Police seize guns after Los Alamos standoff

Progressive Profiles: With New TV Show, Radio Talker Thom Hartmann Brings Substance to Style

Tea Party demands Tennessee school curriculum erase minority experience

Best Political Cartoons of the Week

GOP Swears Off Heated Rhetoric: Agrees To Conduct a 'Civil War'

Naomi Klein: Hunting the Ocean for BP's Missing Millions of Barrels of Oil

Bill Zeller's suicide note (WV): Palin's lack of control demonstrates why she is not presidential class

Pope Supports Separation of Church and State

When Generosity, Love, and Kindness are Public Policy.... (Michael Lerner)

CIGNA Whistleblower on GOP's Repeal Smokescreen & How It Is Providing Cover for Insurance Companies

Tunisia's protests spark suicide in Algeria and fears through Arab world

North Africa sees its own intifada

Why is Glenn Beck Obsessively Targeting Frances Fox Piven?

Democrat called GOP, Boehner on hate speech in March of 2010

Revealed: how eco-spy masterminded G8 protest

Why peace is the business of men

Both Sides? No!

Miami Herald: NRA & friends totally oblivious to Ariz. tragedy

Mind-numbing OpEd from The Tennessean: "Palin's character carries her through adversity"

Russ Feingold Speaks Out

Tunisia: People Power Succeeds Without Western Backing

The Moral Roots of Liberals and Conservatives.

Jack Blum’s Client Goes to Wikileaks

U.S. Nuclear Body Weighs Proliferation Appraisals for Facility Licensing

Reprocessing in China: Separating fact from fiction

Renewable energy in Russia

Higher ocean levels force Ventura officials to move facilities inland (LAT)

BP targets one of the world's last unspoilt wildernesses after deal

Murders in San Diego at lowest level since 1968

Police-on-police shootings spark reform

Man Carrying Concealed drops gun and shoots Kingwood woman.

I Hate the Idea of Killing (even in Self-Defense), But I Hate the Idea of Gun Control Even More

Polls Show Americans Strongly Reject More Gun Control.

What gun control or regulations do you favor?

What do you consider "Sensible gun control"? (Read the post before responding)

Thousands attend Tucson gun show one week after shootings

Harsh Gun Control Will Seem Like the War On Drugs,Opines a Harvard Professor

Schumer Pushes for Military to Report Applicants' Drug Use to Prevent Gun Purchases

The NRA's twisting of the right to bear arms, and why it's again relevant.

Jon Meacham, a gun owner, on restoring the assault weapons ban

How to recognize the tactics used by anti gun activists in their plan to ban guns.

Venezuela considers shooting down drug planes

Argentina: "national hero" recast as mass murderer of indigenous people

Chavez could give up extra powers before they expire

Obama: Cuba Travel Restrictions To Be Eased

Trial of the Terrorist Who Almost Killed Me (Stephen Kinzer on Posada Carriles)

Meet Colombian communities resisting repression

BND files show war criminal Barbie was their agent after the war

U.S. Renews Anachronistic Campaign to Stamp Out Coca Leaf Chewing

Guyana Joins other South American Countries in Recognizing Independent Palestinian State

I don't know if I should root for the Bears or the Seahawks tomorrow.

Source: Rob Ryan to join Cowboys as D-coordinator

Gloat-Free NBA Scores (Saturday, January 15)

Billo to interview Obama on Super Bowl Sunday on Fox (not Fox News)?

Well, that was a great season, Baltimore, can't wait for next year!

Da Bears. I credit Ditka, of course.

If the Seahawks beat the Bears, they get home field for the NFC Championship Game

Packers are DECIMATING the Falcons

May the spirit of Bruschi shine upon you.

Role of the DH changing in today's game

Cromartie Was His Name-O

Ok so here is a wierd question

Peace Now at Tel Aviv rally: Lieberman threat greater than Iran

Battling bigotry


How much anti-Semitism is too much?

The battle of Towton: Nasty, brutish and not that short

Richard Feynman: Fun to Imagine

Quantum Compass for Birds