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Archives: May 17, 2011

For Nostradamus Lovers...Did we just kill the Third Anti-Christ?

Anyone need a donor star ? PM me please asap....

What the hell is this??? Trump "Faith and Freedom Coalition" keeps popping up

Lawrence - trying to find a graceful way to say

Quick questions

EU Bailouts Come with Precondition: More Privatization

Self Delete

Is the Bradley Manning vs. Pay Pal thing still going on?

A question for DU legal-types re: do i have to appear in court if not subpoenae'd?

It's a fun day when...

chickenshit extraordinaire: Trump escapes further scrutiny by pulling the presidential plug

Isn't this playing the race card?

Navy SEAL Mania in a sea of churning hyperbole

Very interesting young teenaged girl who challenged Bachmann --

That banner up there has said 15 tickets all day...

IDEAS. Ideas are more powerful (I didn't say important) than the people who spread them?!

H-1B fraudsters escape with penalty of only $236k, 3 years probation

surge update: 4 US soldiers killed in blast in Afghanistan

Toon- The story of the last 20 years...

Produce industry wants Americans to eat their pesticide-laden veggies

Please tell me Rachel Maddow

Ham slice dispute lands four in hospital

So let me get this straight....

San Francisco Giants to Create "It Gets Better" Video for LGBT Youth

Grifterella is soliciting contributions via direct mail for her "2012 Can’t Come Fast Enough" PAC

Strauss-Kahn focuses on IMF reform (2007)

Propaganda from the war zones courtesy of the military's embedded journalists

Huckabee quits as quick as a GOP candidate gets their own Fox News show

I think we should have a Facebook section in Groups. Hear me out

I think we should have a Facebook section in Groups. Hear me out

Allow me to spit on TRUMP, Newt, and Huckellberry

BlueNC - "Sock Puppets and Astroturfing at BlueNC" - Is Censorship Of Corporate Voices Proper?

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

Study: $2 trillion needed for U.S. infrastructure

PBS - "Sock Puppetry::Bloggers Must Be Vigilant Against Astroturf Comments" - Paranoia or Not?

what are your top 25

How to parallel park a 75' long tractor trailer in an 88' long space. (Pic heavy)

Who increased the debt?

"We have a spending problem, not a revenue problem." - The triumph of the inane!

Pointy boot craze

L&O L.A script is copying the Gifford shooting, sort of..

Do Republicans have buyer's remorse from last election?

Good god, what ever you do, don't google "pink sock".

Ann Coulter wrote her autobiography

School district in Michigan is going to pink slip entire teaching staff.

Newsbreak: a way cool stop-action high res pic of that comet which smashed into the sun last week.

U.S. drone strikes pick up after Osama bin Laden's death

Wall Street: Guilty As Charged

It's official: Bill Cunningham, obsessed with Obama's middle name, now getting TV talk show

Don't know what's sadder about this story: That it happened or that it's tragically unsurprising

The Debt Ceiling

Cuba further loosens regulation of private sector

Time: Was Fukushima a China Syndrome?

"Stinkin' voucher program."

Psychology Today runs wack job article, then yanks it.

International Criminal Court - Libya - PDF

International Criminal Court - Libya - PDF

ALEC's private-sector chair of its Energy Committee is also a federal lobbyist for the gas industry

Anybody know what is happening with the Cuban Five - Rene Gonzalez,

NM awarded best license plate in the US

Interspecies fun. The Owl and the Pussycat

What a Public Bank Could Mean for California

Photo of the Day (JAPAN) 2

Tuck me in with an Answer

Becky Hogge: "Why I Signed The WikiLeaks NDA"

Xpost EE: 75% of Dems oppose nuclear.

Disaster areas need teachers (JAPAN)

Protection of local traditions in disaster areas crucial to reconstruction (JAPAN)

Radioactive material dispersal prediction system proves useless (JAPAN)

The two attackers of the trans woman at the Baltimore McDonalds charged with hate crimes

A psychology question.

A psychology question.

Maybe the cops were clued in by the fava beans with the nice chianti...

In Japan, a seaside mayor rebuilds his life by rebuilding his town

Fukushima nuke plant worker tells of heat exhaustion, slipping safety standards

Fukushima nuke plant worker tells of heat exhaustion, slipping safety standards

TEPCO documents reveal chaos at Fukushima nuke plant after quake, tsunami

soo mannny ads - ah I lost my star - anyone want to help me out

A Conflict Without End

JoAnne Kloppenburg on "Why Recounts are a Vital Part of Election Process"

"The Freedom Riders."

Small government=a starting player sitting on the bench.

ACLU- Suspicionless searches and seizures at the airport: we're suing

The Need for Greed

First entrapped, then railroaded: More victims of Bush's "War on Terror"

Strauss-Kahn being led away in handcuffs

Robert F. Kennedy

The ReTHUG Medicare agenda for America

Will Strauss-Kahn's arrest increase Le Pen's Presidential chances?

GB Packers QB Aaron Rodgers, Union Member, Understands Labor Issues

With Huckabee Out, Whither Iowa?

(Strauss-Kahn) Questions raised about code of silence in France

The saga of John Arnold Edwards-Ensignegger

Donations Show Fox News, WSJ Are Propaganda Wing Of Republican Party

A Declaration of Empire

A $3000/night hotel room? Really? What is wrong with that picture?

Politico reports that Tommy Thompson will run for Senate

Details on Fightin' Bob Fest North (Chippewa Falls, WI)

Details on Fightin' Bob Fest North (Chippewa Falls, WI)

The Republicans need an animatronic Ronald Reagan to run.

C-SPAN Has Been Taken Over by the Koch Brothers

Toles: Negotiating Table

Now that there are no strong GOP presidential candidates left...

Dave Zirin: Santana is Booed for Using Baseball's Civil Rights Game to Speak Out for Civil Rights

Jon Stewart on O'Reilly- is anyone watching?

Krugman- Class Warfare

The Affordable Care Act "reform" will shift healthcare costs to workers

Trump drops out.

100's of fired workers reinstated with back pay by labor board!

The first virtual GOLDEN TICKET -- and a chance to win an iPad 2 -- goes to...

the texas taliban strikes again

How about an undate on the Wisconsin Court election recount?

What kind of workers are we quickly becoming?

Exploding Watermelons.

China farmers face 'exploding' watermelon problem

U.S. Housing Starts Unexpectedly Fell in April

Mr Fish on The Arnold : I blow

bloomberg says strauss-kahn's downfall is the opportunity to break tradition in imf leadership

bloomberg says strauss-kahn's downfall is the opportunity to break tradition in imf leadership

A question for the Strauss-Kahn conspiracy theorists...

2 misdemeanors in vote flap (suspicion of bribery and illegal electioneering)

Jon Stewert went SAPPHIRE on Bill O'Reilly

Hospital Workers, Facing Layoffs, Launch Counterattack On Executives

Hospital Workers, Facing Layoffs, Launch Counterattack On Executives

ProPublica: Legal Services for Poor Face Growing Need and Less Funding

Are you a "Dead Peasant" to your employer?

Best seller bedtime story: Go the F**K to sleep

Tom Toles Rant- Unfair to the Republicans?

Waiting For Obama... in The Fields of Oz

The Adulterator: Rise of the Sex Machine

Toon: It's about Shared Prosperity!

well, now the kids know they have a half brother or sister

On the Future of Migrants – And of Europe.... “Europe needs immigrants”

Was the timing of this DU fund drive moved up ahead of the Rapture®?

Was the timing of this DU fund drive moved up ahead of the Rapture®?

Oops now that Sarkozy's rival is locked away in Riker's island

Why I Fight (WI)

Indiana court strips citizens of right to resist unlawful police entry

Indiana court strips citizens of right to resist unlawful police entry


"Where there's poke, there's sire"

Supreme Court upholds warrantless search of apartment based on marijuana smell

Another reason Newt won't be elected

The Fight Over Billy Graham's Legacy.........Ummmm interesting

"Freedom Riders" up now on PBS

The great corporate tax swindle - Richard Wolff

Arnie 2

Strauss-Kahn got busted the way he did because the NYPD had no idea who he was.


Who do you think will end up getting nominated for the Republican ticket?

Ron Paul's 15 Most Extreme Positions

I Love The Kennedys, But Can I Forgive Maria For NOT Speaking Out? ---NO!

"Bush taking credit for bin Laden's death like Muhammad Ali taking credit for George Foreman grill"

Remembering Joe, a redneck revolutionary

Following the Money (into Commodities)

All the Ugly Men

Rhode Island blogger apologizes to Diane Ravitch for how she was treated by RI's education head.

Arnie 3


Rosy telling of nuke response, warnings headed for IAEA

SCOTUS backs corporations this time over veterans, liberal dissent calls for congressional action

Freepers offer well-seasoned discourse and insightful commentary RE: ArnieOutOfWedlockGate

Smoking ban reduces emergency room admissions

Expect a chastity purge.

Wow, TEPCO relied on media when Japan's govt. tried to shut it down

"the world is always about to end"

Harrowing Scene as Jet Catches Fire Midair --

Harrowing Scene as Jet Catches Fire Midair --

Today's Daily News has a FULL COLOR print ad from the 5/21 folks...

Nearly 3,000 taken to hospitals by ambulances from quake shelters (JAPAN)

If you think the dems have a realistic chance of retaking the House and retaining the Senate, think

dup self-delete.

dup self-delete.

Former WI Gov Tommy Thompson may run for Kohl Senate Seat for GOP

Hospital Workers, Facing Layoffs, Launch Counterattack On Executives

The Koch Brothers and the End of State Universities

US default Ok according to eric cantor

Anybody else think that maybe, just maybe, the American people are starting to come to their senses?

Leftists are causing kids to forget about the founding fathers in order to make them cross-dress!

arnold in better days

How do you deal with this?

WI Gov. Walker--beyond contempt: Wants to end hospital visitation rights for gay couples

BBC: Operation Crossbow, How 3D Glasses Helped Defeat Hitler

This might come in handy for some around here.

Gift of gloves reignites dreams (JAPAN)

Granholm on Ahnold: "Guys: keep ur pants zipped, for Pete's sake."

caption these

So Obama is the food stamp President.

Why didn't Ensign receive the same 24/7 coverage

Appalling Greed: Richest 400 Americans Make Average Of $270.5 Million, Pay Almost No Taxes

sarkhozy insiders reported strauss-kahn "rape" before the arrest was made

The differences between Trump and Gingrich

"Help Me Reach My Goal!"

Toon: Why Bin Laden didn't attack US again

One way to re-take the House of Representatives in 2012 is to donate to the DCCC.

"Hand me one of them thar thunderbolts"

"Hand me one of them thar thunderbolts"

Now here's a business model I'll bet you've never seen before.

Greece Default Risk Rising With IMF Turmoil: El-Erian

Did you know that 24 U.S. Universities run nuclear reactors?

Did you know that 24 U.S. Universities run nuclear reactors?

The Wall Street Casino is now betting on your life

Gov't plans nuclear compensation payments from around fall (JAPAN)

House Gets Ready to Vote on New Worldwide War

The Queen, President Obama...Ireland is ready...

Does it all really sound stable to you?

Worker error may have led to meltdown (JAPAN)

Cornel West Worries About Barack Obama's "Kansas Influence"

My inner skeptic says no but my heart says yes

~**Send your Messages to Japan !~** ^^

GOP's "No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act" would be to turn IRS agents into abortion cops

Enough of this Cornell West/Obama crap. We are talking about hurt feelings while the real issues of

Congrats Jon Stewert ... Thanks For Putting It Back In BILLO O'Lielys FACE

Stuck between the Tea Party and a hard place

Michigan's other big issue: 'Redistricting wars'

Thom Hartmann just had a May 21 End-of-the-Worlder on.....

Kicking the unemployed while they're down:

Don't Let Dominique Strauss Kahn Become the Victim

Dominique Strauss-Kahn Has Changed His Story--Claims it was "Consenual."

Arnold Schwartzeneggar...just another guy hiking the applacian trail

Denali Discontinues Gas Pipeline Project

Famous Pot Smokers

Teahad against John Boehner

Teahad against John Boehner

Ahead of Vote on Scrapping Big Oil Tax Breaks, Senate Dems Call for Investigation into Potential Pri

Harry will lead the test vote repealing tax subsidies for

For the person in your life who has everything.....

Breaking: Arnold fathered child with household staff member

Coming soon to your Fox News screen:

Newt Gingrich's road show bombs

Europe and Asia Set for Battle over Top IMF Post

Berlusconi Suffers Election Setback as Milan Poised to Fall to Opposition

Is today's Democratic Party a crypto-fascist movement?

FDA Investigates Next-Day Safety of Sleeping Pills

When the Tea Starts Turning Cold in the Cup----good news for a change

What's your plan this Saturday

FDA Recommends Caution on (pet) Shampoo (distributed by Sogeval Laboratories)

Anyone going to the Sexy Liberal Comedy Tour at the DPAC (Durham NC)?

Is it possible that the "personal" in Cornell Wests story


Arab Spring Fails to Improve U.S. Image - Pew Research

Diane Black's town hall meeting last night........

If the head of the IMF can be arrested and held without bond?

Toon: Huckabee's improvable history...

The Economic Crisis: The Rise of Discrimination Is Breathtaking

The Economic Crisis: The Rise of Discrimination Is Breathtaking

Bye Bye Newt - you're off to see the world!!

Newt has an obvious impulse-control disorder...

So that scumbag governor chose ReTHUG and RW politics

Government Ends Registration Program Targeting Men From Muslim Countries

Constituents Laugh At GOP Rep. Quayle For Denying Existence Of Billions In Special Oil Subsidies

I watched "Capitalism: A Love Story"" for the first time today

Yale suspends Bushes' fraternity for sexist chants

When was the last time you had medical insurance through your employer?

Xpost EE: Nuclear power: If Japan and Germany don't need it, why does anyone?

Merrill School Board votes down banning book 'Montana 1948'

Coast Guard Worried about Levee Strength

Scientists Discover Gene That Controls Obesity

Residents to sound off on potential electronic cigarettes ban

Ahnuld had a child with one of the family's employees

How do GOP supporters of John Huntsman ever imagine he can win the Presidential nomination?

'Relaxation' Brownies Found At Columbus Gas Stations

It's Romney-Bachmann...

I wouldn't write off Newt all that fast

Researchers: 99 Percent of Android Devices Open To Security

Rick Perry exploring presidential run.

(WI) K-12 bill allows test scores to factor into teacher firing

What is best in life?

Jail time handed down to body snatchers (corpse of former Cypriot president)

Between Arnold, Dominique, and Bin Laden's porn collection...

Between Arnold, Dominique, and Bin Laden's porn collection...

Boehner San Francisco event moved to a smaller venue

Cook Political moves NY-26 from "Likely Republican" to "Toss Up" in two weeks

3rd rape reported at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

So, in re Schwarzenegger (and Edwards, Woods and others), why the allergy to condoms?

So, in re Schwarzenegger (and Edwards, Woods and others), why the allergy to condoms?

Krugman- Apparatchiks

Open Letter To Cornel West, Tavis Smiley, And The Obama Critics

Christian TV weatherman fired after protesting story on strip clubs

GOP Rep. Akin to challenge Sen. McCaskill in Mo.

There's A Bottom Up Tidal Wave Underway. Will You Surf It?

Human Hair Now More Valuable Than US Dollar

The States He Flipped: an electoral college thread for 2012

This Memorial Weekend Wear Your Patriotism! (MADE IN USA)

Ronald Reagan introduced Drug Testing in 1986 - What have these tests effectively prevented?

Ohio Executes Man Who Said He Didn't Recall Crimes

"I'm going to beat the (expletive) Mexican (expletive) out of you homey. You feel me?"

Why recounts are a vital part of election process = By Joanne Kloppenburg

Britain to pull 400 troops out of Afghanistan this year

Jon Kyl touts $150 billion in budget cuts

Jon Kyl touts $150 billion in budget cuts

ATF Training Exercise Gone Wrong Burns 150 Acres in Texas

Ratigan just got my attention

Exploding watermelons

Exploding watermelons

Tweety and Bill Maher in LA

Making a strong case for ban on menthol cigarettes

High schooler challenges Bachmann to debate on U.S. Constitution

Ex-Michigan governor's tweet zings Schwarzenegger

Ouch! Non Sequitur toon today...

Ever hear of "Underground Railroad Republicans?"

What did Samantha ever see in Darren? Did she just marry to get away from Endora?

It is unconstitutional to ban guns in prisons. They should have the right to open carry!

Wahpeton police officer suspended for arresting teen with lack of probable cause

Ohio House Passes Bill Allowing Guns Into Bars, Bar Owners Reply ‘Guns And Alcohol Don’t

Ryan and the Repugs apply lipstick to their Medicare plan

Teenager/Green Revolution suing the government.

Donation: I need one. TIA!

The hypocrisy is astounding,

The hypocrisy is astounding,

Sorry---but in this country you're guilty until proven innocent.

Asbestos mine owner on Daily Show: Not funny (did not realize what type of news show it was)

I'm making a bet that not one member of the international

Poll: Americans as unhappy as ever with Congress...

New York Investigates Banks’ Role in Financial Crisis

LGBT Groups Target Fox News' Anti-Gay Bigotry, Asking Advertisers to DropFox

Clinton exposes private Obama joke

Coburn walks away from "Gang of Six' budget talks

Leaving a Church of Free-Market Miracles

Schwarzenegger has given past nanny a state job

If gasoline isn't at $2.20 by January 2012, Obama's reelection is in jeopardy

The Rude Pundit: "Michelle Bachmann is like your ex-wife..

In Europe: “Everywhere, right-wing populists peddle simple recipes."

Arnold Schwarzenegger Flashbacks: Vetoed CA Marriage Equality Bill; Sexually Harrassed Women...

Impeachable vs. Unimpeachable reputations.

"Most of the funding for the IMF comes from America"

Allen West Gives Thumbs Down To Gingrich's Call To Bring Back Voter Literacy Tests

New Rules

If you actually go and check the voting records of the "blue dogs" or any Democratic legislator,

To fight the xenophobic populists, we need more free speech, not less

Bumper sticker of the day (rude)

Tell Scholastic: Stop Pushing Corporate PR in Classrooms (petition)

Obama administration wants rebate on electric cars

San Francisco Giants join drive against bullying of gays

5-year old and Marine attack sexual predator,...

Recent Press Release from Social Security Board of Trustees

CNN - Gingrich Presidential Run 'done'

Keith Olbermann, His ESPN Years.

Thank you to the Du'er who gave me a star!!

I mean hey ... come on ... If Strauss-kahn could afford $3000 hotel suite, then why not

computer that uses a typewriter instead of a keyboard

Guest Post: Congress Proposes Bill to Allow Worldwide War … Including INSIDE the U.S.

Former GWB aide Marc Thiessen: Khalid Sheik Mohammed neither a mod nor a rocker, but a MOCKER.

Breaking: Movie Star has extramarital sex - "love child" ensues!!!!

Arnold and the party of "Family Values" should be apologizing to the Country

WaPo: Newt Gingrich, the Pinocchio candidate

WaPo: Newt Gingrich, the Pinocchio candidate

A child who will have a reason to dislike her parents

Scott Walker seeks to stop defense of state's domestic partner registry

Newt Gingrich reportedly owed up to $500,000 to Tiffany

Jerry Lewis to retire from telethon

Newt Gingrich owed six figures to Tiffany's

Students asked to pray before standardized testing even after parent and student complaints

I feel so bad for Maria Shriver

Allen West Gives Thumbs Down To Gingrich's Call To Bring Back Voter Literacy Tests

Orange County, California

Random thought, did the Egyptians call their Israelite worker program an H1b program?

Ohio Petition Drive to Repeal S.B. 5 Rolling Along

Newt Gingrich apologizes to Paul Ryan...

Did you ever wonder why Newt Gingrich is a first rate prick?

Iowa voter to Newt Gingrich: “You’re an embarrassment”

Schwarzenegger betrayal is stunning! Mistress and mother of kid lived in Maria's home for

This 2010 photo of President Obama and Cornel West says it all

Sorry Arnold, but when you bed your maid, you must lie in it.

Republicans Behind Closed Doors...

Is there NOTHING left to BELIEVE in? Rap Music Figures Targeted in DEA Probe.

Charges filed against driver in Rohnert Park crosswalk death

Groomed for suicide: how Taliban recruits children for mass murder

French Socialist Party puts on a united front

We don't have a spending problem. Period.

House Gets Ready to Vote on New Worldwide War (including inside US)

The Rude Pundit - Newt Gingrich: "My Mandate on Individuals Is Not Like the Individual Mandate"

For anyone following the LeBron James vs Cleveland Saga, here is a good read

Since when did Paul Ryan become this unimpeachable figure in the GOP?

Satellite TV for PC

H2OMan: When will the Results of your election be known?

Supreme Court Rules on Warrantless Search

The new acting leader of Al Qaeda

The new acting leader of Al Qaeda

Just Got A Call From Bohner!

Cornel West and Cynthia Mckinney for the Green Party Presidential nomination in 2012?

So did Arnold have a prenup?

A big thank you to the DU'er who gave me a donor star!

My room mates notebooks anti-virus program won't allow access to DU

Thank you to the person who gave me a star!

Greeks say, 'I WON'T PAY'

Greeks say, 'I WON'T PAY'

Fox cancels 'America's Most Wanted,' plans specials, series no longer profitable

Man-On-Dog-Sex-Ricky: McCain... who was fucking TORTURED... doesn't understand torture

One of Arnold's mistresses looks like John Edwards' baby mama - PHOTO

Willie Nelson’s Teapot Party backs Republican Gary Johnson (R) for president

Slime, total slime (T. DeLay)

Does Arnold have another love child?

Another freshman Republican explains her Medicare vote at town hall -- hilarity ensues.

The Atlantic - "Should Obama Call the GOP's Bluff on the Debt Ceiling?"

Cornel West v. Barack Obama

Just how close did Grover come?

VIDEO: Iowa Voter to Newt Gingrich: ‘Why Don’t You Get Out Before You Make A Bigger Fool Of Yourself

52-48 - GOP blocks bill to end oil subsidies

Cornel West Introduces Barack Obama at the Apollo Theater, Nov. 29, 2007

Got Health Insurance? Pray You Won't Get "Purged" - Wendell Potter

Schwarzenegger Fathered Secret Child --

How does someone so sexist and vile have a "love child"?

Rock on, Carlos !!!!!

'bachmann is for people who find palin too intellectual'

the ten most expensive colleges in the country

Dominique Strauss-Kahn: Not a Latin lover stereotype, more like "a chimpanzee in heat"

An Entitlement is the RIGHT to GUARANTEED benefits under a government program

A Table of Period Life Expectancy, according to the Social Security Administration.

One Wisconsin Now: Senate Republicans Make Taxpayers Finance Corporate ALEC Group

One Wisconsin Now: Senate Republicans Make Taxpayers Finance Corporate ALEC Group

Florida: Behavior Outside Office May Stop Unemployment Checks

While Slashing Schools Funding, Christie Bails Out ‘American Dream’ Mall Boondoggle With $400 Mil

Orrin Hatch, co-sponsor of the proposed Repeal Amendment, lists ALEC 1st among amendment supporters

Learning to Spin You, learning all about you....

So, movie reviews please. "Inside Job" is coming

What to make of John Edwards?

So I asked my son: "Do you know what the 'China Syndrome' is?"

Supreme Court upholds warrantless search of apartment based on marijuana smell

PSA on rape, since we seem to have some misunderstanding on what it is

Duncan Hunter criticizes Navy's decision to name ship for Cesar Chavez

'This Is A Ticking Time Bomb!' Michio Kaku cuts through the double-talk (xpost)

Koch Brothers Bank Rolling Legal Dream Team to Defend Walker's Union Busting Bill

Let me get this straight. Today we are working on Strauss-Kahn's defense

Idaho teachers to lose certification if they challenge Luna

IMF chief a 'honey trap' victim? Conspiracy theories swirl

The second virtual GOLDEN TICKET -- and a chance to win an iPad 2 -- goes to... (drumroll please)

While you weren't looking - the Supreme Court eliminated the 4th Amendment today

What's with all the health care waivers being granted

I have to choose between two Democrats today

NYT: I.M.F. Chief May Claim Consensual Sex as a Defense

NYT: I.M.F. Chief May Claim Consensual Sex as a Defense

Nevada secures partial waiver from federal health care law

For those of you who complain about the 'loans' given to help GM....

The Sperminator!

Pissed-Off Painters Take Revenge

Pissed-Off Painters Take Revenge

"Ill be sitting in my new mercedes"

"Ill be sitting in my new mercedes"

The Bible Should Be Taught In Schools

Dominique Strauss-Kahn Has Alibi, French Media Report

Dominique Strauss-Kahn Has Alibi, French Media Report

The Democrats' Attack on Unions

See, THIS is where we should Doubt the Scientists, NOT on global warming!

Just came from the polls in PA

Arizona mom arrested after toddlers wander streets

Are all trial lawyers good? Really?

"Some days you want to quit and just be normal for a bit, yet I love my family..."

Water bears in space

Down Syndrome Fundraiser-Palin pockets $100,000 to speak-nothing left over for kids but spare change

Fukushima No.1 rods "completely melted" + more

IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn Guilty of Identity Theft!

bad news for Japanese green tea, also bamboo shoots, etc.

IMF Chief Strauss-Kahn Caught In " HONEY TRAP "

BILL MOYERS RIPS MSM: "American TV is saturated with conservative views of the "ruling ideology".

Middle Tennessee Police Profiting Off Drug Trade

Just because I like some guy's movies, doesn't mean I'd like his politics

Where is the Concern for Strauss-Kahn's Alleged Victim?

Why are some social problems worse in conservative areas?

Dominique Strauss-Kahn Placed on Suicide Watch: Source

A DUer died last night

Why I have a Social Security entitlement

2 showings of "The China Syndrome" on 5/23 - HiDef Trailer - Roger Ebert review

My review of the just-released Birther Book "Where's the Birth Certificate?"

How would you rate gov Brownback???

Roseanne Barr Just Became a Goddess

Why is Obama not listening to this guy??

Loughner's mental competency hearing likely to be nothing more than a formality

Psst... Wall Street's Achilles Hell... Don't Tell Anybody...

U.S. Postal Service in dire financial straits: Postmaster

Does anyone know what time the rapture is this Saturday?

Does anyone know what time the rapture is this Saturday?

Woman feels 'disrespected' after being kicked off train-Loud on cellphone 16 hrs

Women:What Do you Think of Arnold's Other Woman?

I was not deceived, I paid attention .............

The Kooky Konservative Klown Kar

An IMF employee...warned the organization about D S-K's behavior toward women...three years ago.

Think twice before buying any made in China food including soy sauce.

Ind. Sheriff: If We Need to Conduct RANDOM HOUSE to HOUSE Searches We Will

Saw a real fundagelical idiot on the road yesterday.

Some doctors refuse to treat fat patients: Is that ethical?

How do we destroy the blue dogs?

White Teachers Sue Philadelphia School, Charge Race Bias

The American experiment in democracy is ending in disaster.

It's time for another DU3 PREVIEW! ... Don't be afraid to go over there and POST!

Contempt for the Poor

Idaho keeping its teachers in line. Will lose certification if they engage in "political activities"

We need a system of checks and balances against rampant capitalism.

How the media is spinning Ahnold's indiscretion(s)

Krugman: Obama "might as well move out of the White House" if not willing to "draw a line" with GOP

The Tao of planting asparagus (to deal with disappointment)

The Tao of planting asparagus (to deal with disappointment)

More than 60% of voters support Hamaoka nuclear plant shutdown (JAPAN)

Why the Modern Tomato is Flawed: A Review of Tomatoland

"The Psychopath Test" - on Jon Stewart's show...

My hubby is about to walk in the door!!

MFM... You Handsome Devil, BEST WISHES!

PHOTO: Why, yes...a duck's ass IS watertight, and can also apparently hold your computer files.

And oh, how they danced...the little children of Stonehenge...

I want to say thank you...

MFM is probably in recovery right now. Let's send some more vibes over the intertubes.

I want a big rooster


Skinner loves me

That's it..I'm giving up on gay men!

Interspecies fun. The Owl and the Pussycat

my appeal with BC/BS and the

I feel pretty,.. oh so pretty,... I feel pretty, and witty and

Frakking Awesome!

Funny and very short video of a Human Bicycle...

Dear Conservative Cave Dwellers: The Car Thread? Seriously?

I have one thing to say to the person who gave me a star

This is going to ruin your credit score...

Cockney Star Trek vs. Scottish Star Trek

How to parallel park a 75' long tractor trailer in an 88' long space. (Pic heavy)

Pink Floyd Fans - this video will give you goose bumps (it brought tears to my eyes)

Perhaps someone needs to watch the Discovery Channel......

I really, REALLY hate the Steelers, but Hines Ward is a class act.

May, 1963: Streisand, 21, sings "Happy Days Are Here Again":

Pointy boot craze

I just replaced my dried up old bag. Ask me anything.

You just know that each of these dumbasses

Daily cuteness - The Tired Sea Lion

A Camel steals the show.....and the hair

Amazing Grace: The Two-Legged kitten

Jerry Lewis to retire from the MDA telethon.

Just in case the Rapture does come on Saturday, I just want to say that

"The High Road is only for people who want to look down on others"

I am so very sorry

This morning, flatmates had on an episode of "Walker, Texas Ranger".

So what do some of us geeks read when we're sad?

Rapture Vans hit Duluth!

What did Samantha ever see in Darren? Did she just marry to get away from Endora?

Ratatouille is a dish best served cold.



All of you asparagus-casting DUers...

Someone on the news was talking about risk takers, and risk avoiders.

Is There Anybody Out There?

It's the strippers that kill me.

KNOCKING on the ceiling and pipes to tell me if you WANT me? I'll just use your pants as a meter.

Anyone here watch "Pioneer One"?

$5 for 54M Wirless internet on the plane right now

If you grew up loving "The Flintstones"

Yaaaaay!!!! I'm a Mrs. Fix-It type person!1!1!!!

Rusty cars that could be worth millions

I walked to the store today as it was raining. I was wearing only a t-shirt. Some man

Revenge is a dish best served cold.

Post photos of your feathered friends!

Songs for the Rapture

What is this from?

BREAKING: Kiki Dee shuts down iTunes, Napster, Rhapsody & Amazon, says "I've got the music in ME"

My cat snatched a piece of broccoli off my plate and is now hunched over it, growling.

How old do you have to be to qualify as "elderly?" nt

o.k., GLEEks... who's it going to be?

Famous Pot Smokers

WHAT did that toy phone say?? (nsfw)

Sheriff's Dept. news from my home town newspaper (Note: there is a punchline)

What really sticks in your craw?

Any other gals here.........

Holy crap. My veggie gardens are outta control.

Big Mac lover Don Gorske eats 25,000 Big Macs in 39 years

Fuck GD, I'm going out for Indian Food

40 things that will make you feel old (Dial-Up Warning)

It's the slippers that kill me.

What did Samantha ever see in Darren? Did she just marry to get away from Endora?

Paul Ryan: Obama engaged in "class warfare"

Relocation advice requested.

Appeals court allows NFL lockout to continue

(California) Legislature OKs six state worker contracts

President praises Memphis school's 'culture of caring and learning' (high school commencement)

Immunity Gene Cures Man Of AIDS

Paul Ryan defends Medicare plan in wake of Newt Gingrich's slam

Appeals Court Backs NFL, Lockout Remains in Place

US envoy visits S Korea for nuclear and food aid talks

NM awarded best license plate in the US

Supreme Court upholds warrantless search of apartment based on marijuana smell

UK Queen's visit to Ireland to go ahead despite bomb

What? No Ahnold jokes yet?

Toyota to face claims from owners after US court ruling

WikiLeaks cables show oil a major focus of US diplomats

NATO incursion into Pakistan wounds two troops: officials

US alarmed by David Cameron's push for early Afghanistan withdrawal

New York Investigates Banks’ Role in Fiscal Crisis

U.S. hits debt limit and takes actions to postpone a default

US Rep. Giffords picks wake-up song for shuttle

Long-term jobless see reduction in benefits

In Georgia, Court Ruling Could Close Some Charter Schools

Study: $2 trillion needed for U.S. infrastructure

Fukushima No.1 rods "completely melted" + more

Construction of new homes plummets in April

George Takei is a Goddamn National Treasure

Official: A few Syrian soldiers flee to Lebanon

Clinton on Syria: 'additional steps in days ahead'

Pakistani police foil suicide attack

Official: 4 journalists held in Libya to be freed

Teacher's murder in north Colombia sparks complaint to ICC (International Criminal Court )

Agreement Between BP and Russian Oil Giant Collapses

Former Rwandan army chief gets 30 years for genocide

Calif. deficit falls under $10 billion, Brown says

UK steps up bombing of Gaddafi targets

Setback for Silvio Berlusconi after poor local election results

U.S. contradicts Taliban leader on bin Laden visits

Feds invited to weigh in on Fla Cuba travel law

Afghan police sometimes high on drugs, British commander tells inquest

Pakistan homes in on Osama Bin Laden network with arrest of al-Qaida man

Former top Colombian intel official to face murder charges in leftist senator’s killing

Mubarak may apologize, return money

Libya's top oil official defects: Tunisian source

What are your top 5 rapture songs?

Haitians’ temporary protected status in U.S. extended for 18 months

Argentina Dirty War officers jailed for mass killing

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Denali (BP/ConocoPhillips) says to drop Alaska gas pipe plan

Afghan officer 'killed British soldiers in row over hat'

Pakistan PM Snubs US By Declaring China ‘Best Friend’

Poll finds LePage approval rating at 31 percent

Lawyer says hotel maid who accused IMF chief had no idea who he was and is telling the truth

Canada kicks out 5 Libyan diplomats

Conservative declared elected loses in Judicial recount to NDP

Profit Rises at Wal-Mart, but U.S. Sales Languish

Confidential Federal Audits Accuse Five Biggest Mortgage Firms Of Defrauding Taxpayers [EXCLUSIVE]

U.S. official: Bin Laden communicated with Yemen-based terror group (AQAP)

(Wisconsin Gov.) Walker wants to drop defense of state gay couple law

Fukushima reactors will be stable by January, operator insists

Osama bin Laden's guns found 'only after' US Navy Seals killed him

Kloppenburg vote edges Prosser in recount, but many ballots yet uncounted

Has anyone ever been on narcotics before? My dad is trying some and I just wonder

Repeal of $2B in oil company tax breaks likely to fail in Senate, may live on in budget talks

IMF chief claims consent in hotel 'attack'

ICC to investigate institutionalized gang-rape of women in Libya

Sources: Raiders Knew Osama Mission a One-Shot Deal (Most Complete Account So Far? "Went Awry")

Port Huron man detained on charges he threatened life of Obama

TEPCO Revises Plan To Stabilize Reactors

Hayward woman charged in mass thefts of IDs

Righthaven hit with class-action counterclaim

Ousted Pres Mubarak to Ask Egypt for Forgiveness on Air

Thompson plans to run for Senate

OOPS Historic 'Spending Cut' Bill Increased Spending By $3 Billion

Church Report Cites Social Tumult in Priest Scandals

Seaholm High student to be arraigned in racial intimidation case

Pork Tartare. With all of teh chest-thumping Google indulges in, you think they'd offer ONE recipe.

Egyptian princess was first to have heart disease

Queen lays wreath for dead republicans on Ireland visit

Gingrich owed over $250,000 to jewelry company

Warrants Let Agents Enter Homes Without Owner Knowing

(CA Gov. Jerry) Brown will seek taxes before vote of people

Israeli media reveals U.S. president's forthcoming Mideast speech

Mitt Romney scores $10 million in Vegas telethon

Watermelons burst in China farm fiasco

Yale suspends Bushes' fraternity for sexist chants

Federal judge rules against Calif. gun advocates (no Constitutional right to conceal carry)

Twins great Harmon Killebrew dies

Twins great Harmon Killebrew dies

Lawmaker criticizes naming ship for Cesar Chavez

Citing victories as well as failures, Obama urges frustrated supporters not to give up yet

Schwarzenegger fathered a child with longtime member of household staff

MSNBC w/ Cenk: Catholics Call Out Boehner - Con Job

David Letterman: Top Ten Questions on the Application to Replace Osama bin Laden

Thom Hartmann: Koch machine...coming to a school near you

Antarctic Treaty: Lesson in Imagination

Compassion -- A Call to Action

Thom Hartmann: Raising the debt ceiling only at the expense of the poor?

Gays and Muslims Hate America and Christianity

PBS NewsHour on 50th anniversary of Freedom Riders

How to Speak Republican

Channel 4 News (UK) interviews Iman al-Obeidi, Libyan rape victim (WARNING: GRAPHIC DETAILS)

Thom Hartmann: Could it be that Republicans REALLY DO wants us to default?

Religulous - Ending Scene

Rachel Maddow & Jeremy Scahill discuss Blackwater hiring itself out to Middle East countries

Final Launch of Space Shuttle Endeavour

Revealed: The Real Reason Donald Trump Quit! (Toon)

New Republican Presidential Candidate: Mr. Potato Head

Thom Hartmann: Power vs the Maid in Manhattan

Peacekeeping Bombs & US Stooges in Libya

Thom Hartmann: Fukushima...ticking time bomb?

Noam Chomsky speaks to Sasha Lilley about Anarchism and the State

Papantonio: The Weasel With A Hair Piece Drops Out

A Reassuring Fable - Carl Sagan - The Sagan Series (Part 3)

Indiana Supreme Court Is WRONG!

Why ''They'' Hate (U.S.)

Brazil's Amazon In Grip Of Deadly Drug

American Mercenaries Hired by United Arab Emirates

Trump, Huckabee 2012: EPIC FAIL, 1,000+ Subscribers, and PROGRESSIVE REVOLUTION!

Angry Iowan confronts Newt - "Why don't you get out before you make a bigger fool of yourself"

Papantonio: Oily Republicans Raise Your Gas Prices

Glenn Bekkk To Take Teabaggers Ball To Israel in August

Thom Hartmann vs. Joe Hicks: Do Liberals 'Hate' America?

Bill Maher: Tea Party is Not a Movement, It's a Cult

Busby: Fukushima Reactors A Raging Radioactive Inferno

TDPS: Is 91-year-old former Nazi too old to be reasonably punished?

Young Turks: Cenk - Conservative Talk Radio Is Dead (Limbaugh, Beck Ratings Dive)

I'm A Climate Scientist: A very funny and well done song featuring real climate scientists!

Iowa VOTER To Gingrich: " Get Out Before You Make A BIGGER FOOL OF YOURSELF "

Mr. & Mrs. Daniels v Mr. & Mrs Duck

Mike Rowe Speaks To Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Romney not ruling out self-financing

Newt Gingrich's rough roll-out

Who will have a new Fox News show in 2013 with hours to preach their filth.....

Republicans, tea party less likely to see potential U.S. default as ‘disastrous’

The GOP Has Already Won the Debt-Ceiling Fight

Remember when Hatch, Rohrabacher & the Rs wanted to AMEND OUR CONSTITUTION to make Ahnuld president?

Well ICE T is pretty upset...

Newt has an obvious impulse-control disorder:

Obama’s Irish cousin lands new role as television star

Thank you, whoever you are! nt

Okay I was wrong in predicting a Trump independent run for Prez....Mea Culpa

Do you think it's wrong that Pres. Obama feels comfortable around Jewish men?

Senate to vote on oil tax bill Tuesday

Russ Feingold, Potential Senate Candidate, Rips Democrats For 'Corruption'

What if I give you this roasted Newt?

HaHa... GOP Golden (Big) Boy Chris Christie Gets Booed At Seton Hall Commencement

Through an Ass, Darkly

The Macho Democrat

The Hill: Bank Fight Tests Reid's Allegiances

Video of Obama first surprising students, then speaking at Booker T. Washington High School

Kerry’s Emerging AfPak Role: Precursor to Secretary of State Gig?

Jon Stewart on O'Reilly tonight (both parts)

Obama to address AIPAC on Sunday

Hillary Picks Cheney Aide Nuland to Replace PJ Crowley at State Department

Former P.G. County executive set for plea hearing in federal court

The GOP's latest flavor of the weak (sic): Rick Perry Presidential Push Quietly Gains Steam

Obama pushing for "job retraining" program that has already totally failed American citizens

Barack Obama's theory of power (Robert Kuttner)

back around 1960 when I was 25 or so I asked my Rep. father:

Melissa Harris-Perry on Cornel West:"self-aggrandizing, victimology sermon deceptively wrapped in.."

What to Think About Cornel West

"Restrepo" ...Grand Juring Winning Sundance Film..story of war, loss, tragedy and bravery...

Guardian UK: Oh yes, there are atheists in foxholes

Guardian UK: Meat is murder? More like suicide, argues Planeat film

Cartel Wars

Mr. Ryan’s Neighborhood

Rwanda genocide: Ex-army chief given 30-year sentence

Saudi Diplomat Assassinated In Pakistan: Embassy

Anonymous is anyone who knows the rules

US alarmed by David Cameron's push for early Afghanistan withdrawal

"WAR ON TERROR" A Conflict Without End

Obama is so re-elected that the GOP should endourse him

Leaving a Church of Free-Market Miracles

Salon: The Trump "campaign" taught us that repugnant sexist creeps are treated as lovable rogues

Barack Obama's theory of power (Robert Kuttner)

Guardian UK: Japan: Seeking higher ground

10 Indications The United States Is A Dictatorship

Jonah Goldberg: A sharper GOP field (begin laugh track)

Republicans are Losing Their Best and Their Brightest by Tex Shelters

Insider: "The Christian Right is Aiming to Destroy All Things Public"

The Rosslyn Code (Part One)

Did Bin Laden Borrow His Porn Stash From Manuel Noriega? (Updated)

What a Public Bank Could Mean for California

Cornel West's Legitimate Obama Gripe Comes With An Unfortunate Side Of "Jilted-Lover"

Scholastic’s pro-coal curriculum pulled from schools

Brilliant! New Plate Will Display Food’s Radiation Levels

(UK) MPs attack government's covert subsidies for nuclear industry

TEPCO: Fuel rods partially exposed above water (xpost)

Peak oil review - May 16

Back-up cooling systems at Fukushima (#1) failed

Another climate scientist joins the ranks of skeptics

Chicago River among most threatened waterways in U.S., group says

National Research Council Urges Action to Combat Climate Change

Generator trucks proved useless at Fukushima plant

TEPCO 'failed to heed warnings about tsunami risks'; Japan govt body detailed risks: documents

GOP House Energy Action Team Is Dirty Energy Dream Team

Germany Says Safety Report Rules Out Immediate Nuclear Exit

Loan guarantee program is on hold, creating uncertainty for clean energy projects like Cape Wind

'This Is A Ticking Time Bomb!' Michio Kaku cuts through the double-talk (xpost)

Nantenna to increase solar energy capture threefold -

Brazil’s Petrobras Turns To South Dakota For New Ethanol Technology

Israeli electric car pioneer unveils price plans

Japan disaster not similar to Chernobyl: officials

The Changing Geopolitics of the Nuclear Energy Market – China

$25,000, 350-mile-per-charge electric car

Hiroaki Koide of Kyoto University: "Melted Core Outside the Containment Vessel"


Arctic sea ice: chasing 2007

Chiquita & the Colombia FTA -- Murder in the Interest of Profit

Nuclear power: If Japan and Germany don't need it, why does anyone?

New Study Breaks Link Between Land Use, Biofuels

The SF Giants are producing an It Gets Better video

"Mass Effect 3" To Allow Same-Sex Space Love

SF Giants to make video for 'It Gets Better' drive

Gay students threatened with suspension for holding hands on campus (High school- Floriduh)

Eye Candy!

Walker seeks to stop defense of state's domestic partner registry

I am an Episcopalian

Ayn Rand: The GOP’s Godless Philosopher

Seattle Atheists collect for Rapture Relief Fund

Former Royals pitcher Splittorff battling cancer

Harmon Killibrew has died

The SF Giants are producing an It Gets Better video

What universities/colleges allow ccw on campus?

The most special game ball of all.

Royals' Vin Mazzaro surrenders 14 runs in Cleveland rout; sets record

IMHO, Great photo of Harmon Killibrew

(California) Assembly passes crackdown on carrying unloaded handguns in public

Man arrested after allegedly threatening neighbor with gun.

Get your free tacos tomorrow!!!!

Concealed Carry Bill Aims to Protect Students’ Right to Self-Defense

Rep. Slocum: 'Shoot First' Bill Will Increase Gun Violence (MN)

Please school me on MA nonresident LTC rules.

Chris Rickert: Guns vs. votes: You can’t shoot someone with a ballot

MY doctor does NOT want to know about guns in the home

Any civil rights fan should monitor this site as well!

No negative impact for conceal carry statewide -- Holders are law-abiding, not dangerous

US accuses Syria of inciting protests against Israel

New Film Details Child Abuse By IDF

Gun owner charged - shooting at school by 6 year old

Stu Bykofsky: Openly carrying a gun is legal ... and irresponsible

Israeli Army Uses Dogs Against Palestinian Workers

How We Communicate: A Proposal

Netanyahu strays left while winking at the right

Sunday, bloody Sunday by Pepe Escobar

US to push Israel for shared capital

NYT: The Long Overdue Palestinian State by Mohammed Abbas

Ohio House Passes Bill Allowing Guns Into Bars, Bar Owners Reply ‘Guns And Alcohol Don’t

Federal judge rules against California gun advocates (no 2A right to open carry)

Of the 70 colleges and universities that allow concealed carry...

Where I stand on guns