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Archives: February 19, 2009

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Amy Goodman: Jailing Kids for Cash

Be a part of the new IRC Americas Program!

Va. congressional GOP boycotts huddle with {Gov.} Kaine (USA Today)

Fla. man on trial for gay man’s murder

(Abramoff) Scandal edges closer to Cochran (Senator Thad Cocran), staff

TLC not interested in Nadya Suleman -- thanks much

Bob Cesca: "Sean Hannity's Ridiculous War Against Socialism"

Top U.S. military commander in Afghanistan says chances for 'success' are '50-50 at best'

Poll shows rising public stress about economy

Obama Against Fairness Doctrine


We can fight back! (NY Post cartoon)

Did Bush's attorney general hide internal dissent over torture?

Calling All DU'rs

Surprise, surprise!!!!! NY Post Defends Cartoon, Slams Al Sharpton

Hypocritical Repug Welfare Queens with their hands out......

Priest who blamed Katrina on sin in NOLA to be made bishop (AP/WaPo)

Will work for...

Rachel Maddow just nailed the GOP on filibustering!

My first Valentine Heart. Thanks,

Inside USA's Biological Warfare Center; Q. A. With Citizen Activist Barry Kissin

Kit Bond named Worst Person on KO - It's About Time!!

Hey Keith.. Worst Person in the World Joe Scab. and Chuck T.

Cops on school buses - but not for disruptive kids

Come, we go chill away from nasty shit....Come, we listen an Island Love song ::Izzy Shima Uta

How Much Of The Federal Debt Is Financed With Drug Money?

American Idol...A Lady I Work With.....

With reference ot the NY Post cartoon, yes the cartoonist is a racist

I received a 2nd heart

Malkin counts portions of strawberries consumed by ship's crew, defends "Colorado Swastika" photo

KOs about to skewer Michelle Bachmann n/t

See the Freeper's reactions to the toon...

See the Freeper's reactions to the toon...

Map Of Potential High-Speed Rail Built By The Stimulus

Finally! I had a REAL President in my town today and I didn't have to do the 2 finger salute!

Did Bush have an economic team?

Thinking back...and looking at this photo...I wonder if all these people knew about the cartoon

My favorite line from a "Thin Man" film

Speaking of Afghanistan, I spoke with my son last night - he will probably be there later this year

Scientists:Teach crap as science? We'll take our money elsewhere.

Zbigniew Brzezinski

Maccabee-era relics found near Jerusalem shed light on ancient Jewish warriors

Air-filled bones helped prehistoric reptiles take first flight

Ohio River once had own share of pirates

Echoes discovered in early visual brain areas play role in working memory

150mph 150 mile range All electric sportbike

Carnival queen will have Obama painted on her body

A Darfurian school house named 'Obama'

Today's "Brewster Rockit: Space Guy" is one of the most dead-on comics I've read in quite some time:

Drought might have collapsed Cambodian Angkor city

Dig Uncovers Spanish Settlement

This is depression era stuff...

This is depression era stuff...

Capitalism for kids via Theme Park

New Administration Should Relax Drug Laws

mputer technology plus archaeology equals enhanced knowledge of the past

Haha Palin and taxes..hehe

"President Barack Obama, I am from the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela"

With 130,000 DUers, are we going to do anything about the racist cartoon by the NY Post?

Va. House votes to extend death penalty (AP/WaTimes)

Utah's Senator Bigot...I mean Buttars

Dumped in Africa: Britain’s toxic waste

OK, Ron Christie sounds like a valley girl. Perhaps Hillary Banks from Fresh Prince.

okay...what "cartoon" did I miss?

An expert says Americans’ standard of living is undergoing a permanent change

A Nation of Cowards?

A Nation of Cowards?

When dreaming is believing: Dreams affect people's judgement, behaviour

Why is Brzezinski on my TV talking about Afghanistan?

Republican Senators in CA need to know that if they ever want to run statewide

this repuke on Stewart is a sample of how they can not hear how they

Michele Bachmann skewered by Olbermann on Countdown tonight

"Liberals Like Us...Liberals Like those of us who are Democrats..."

Sinkhole Holds 12,000-Year-Old Clues to Early Americans

One might find the monkey cartoon offensive but, I found the violence to be the most disturbing part

GM plans 2 other electric vehicles

Court rules Palin owes taxes on nights spent at home


Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

Biden gets a laugh

Biden gets a laugh

Homeless Man Panhandles Internet (PimpThisBum)

Some people are SO focused on their purpose/mission in life (in a good way)

Come, we go chill away from nasty shit....Come, we listen an Island Love song ::Izzy Shima Uta

Why Are We Still Involved in Several Wars?

Chapter 6: ” 95% of Ann Coulter is pure bullshit…and the other 5% is pure bullshit.”

Easter Island’s Controversial Collapse: More To The Story Than Deforestation?

Bushie Boy brings Bad Luck to Texas...little or no rain...esp around the Austin Area

How many years does the world have left?

Ahhh... the luxury of US ARMY travel

Fugitive Stanford Financial ties to Democrats...

A Note to the Republican Senators and Representatives in DC.. Listen up you Nimrods

If you see a cartoon chimp and to you that's a symbol for African Americans - aren't you racist?

Found out today that Madoff robbed my charitable foundation account

Thank you for my heart, secret admirer. And has anyone seen the doc "Phoenix Lights"?

Does anyone think Lawrence Summers is trying to play anyone?

Americans United Warns Milwaukee-Area Schools Not To Hold Graduation Ceremonies In Church

Bipartisanship: Reaching across the aisle or an elaborate reach-around?

Fed says US economy will get worse in 2009

Holy Crap, I Met Mark Warner Tonight

A reminder of the politicization under Bush (Dept of Energy still glowing in Bush glory)

A reminder of the politicization under Bush (Dept of Energy still glowing in Bush glory)

Geronimo's Kin Sue Skull and Bone Society For Return Of Leader's Skull

Germany drafts bank takeover law

The Impact President Obama had on my state of Arizona Today

This country was founded on the principle

IVAW e-Newsletter

The cartoon is a crime

BBC is non-stop news this morning - UBS guilty of hiding

Breaking on BBC - Euro Court finds British Government guilty of

Anderson Cooper DELETE.

Holder: U.S. A 'Nation Of Cowards' On Race Discussions


Why are Republicans still trying to destroy America?

NY Times: Michael Moore Wants Wall Street Scuttlebutt

Did anybody get this delightful email?

"The Molly" ; a national journalism prize

May their constituents turn on them like

Orange County high school version of "Rent" cancelled because it characters

Obamas may have a Golden Retriever Pup.

Again, the "liberal media" gives hatred a public forum...Coultergeist on Larry King tonight

GOP governors consider turning down stimulus money

Thank you for the hearts !

Email I just sent to

Freepers twist themselves into knots defending Palin's tax delinquency

Hearts - thanks for a 2nd heart - you have made my day!!!!!

Let there be no doubt: White supremacists are doubled over with laughter about that damned "cartoon"

UBS will immediately turn over names of about 250 clients - Can't wait to see the names on this list

Where in the World is Alan Stanford?

Bailed-out ($25 billion) Chase CEO "teaches" Americans to "meet your obligations, not run from them"

AlterNet: Our Health Care System Is Organized for the Wealthy -- We Can Change That

Press release up at NovaM (now On Second Thought Radio Network)

Anyone watching CSPAN (CPAC TV instead of WJ) from Canada, covering the Obama visit?

When do we get our sig lines back?

Very Important Student Loan News from Alan Collinge

Who is the awful Fortune Mag woman on Charlie Rose? Nina Easton of Faux News!

Republicans Hoping For Failure

Boeing CEO Says Pay Freeze Counterproductive

Australian Madoff doll 'a smash'

Republicans Poised to Leap on Spending Abuses (will have their own tracking system)

I respect Obama. I didn't respect Bush. It changes my citizenship.

The Republican minority is terrorizing the country!

Ah, to be young and in love today

Bush's "icy smile" enraged Iraq shoe-thrower

With the benefit of hindsight...Mr. Greenspan?

The Iraqi election commission Bush and his thugs created acknowledges fraud

Right Wing Radio and the California crisis

Right Wing Radio and the California crisis

BAE, Europe’s biggest defense company, Full-Year Profit Surges 94% on Iraq, Afghan Wars

Soldier pleads guilty to assault in Iraq death

With Minnesota Race Still Undecided, GOP Presses Online Fundraising Effort

Apple leads 2009 customer satisfaction survey

Apple leads 2009 customer satisfaction survey

Bailout Protest

If you have NO heart post here so those giving hearts might find you easier to brighter your day

"Santorum also gave the audience a lecture on Islam"-in English not in the language of "Islamic"

Want to get even with the California Republicans?

Mad Rush in D.C. to Give Back Stanford's Money ... Except Cornyn & Sessions

You can wish Senator Feingold a happy 56th birthday.....

Republican South Carolina Governor To Reluctantly Take Stimulus Funds

White House: Obama Opposes 'Fairness Doctrine' Revival

Vacuous Media: A Case Study

Pelosi foresees prosecution of senior Bush administration officials.»

Force Majeure

Bet the farm, the Pukes attack minimum wage next. They have nothing else left

Homeland Security update

Autoworkers speak about demise of middle-class and double-standards

Burris fallout: Did Illinois GOP leader threaten Dems to cover up an affair?

New York Post Publishes Second Anti-Gay Cartoon in Three Weeks (10/27/06)

The mystery of Ireland's worst driver - SOLVED!

I just sent an email to AG Holder re: his "nation of cowards" remark. You can too.

Slain Iraq contractor's family won't sue

Does the dichotomy of Obama's stimulus versus his Afghanistan stance

Petition demanding investigation - Sheriff Joe

Bush's "icy smile" enraged Iraq shoe-thrower - Reuters

GOP governors consider turning down stimulus money

"I need a love to keep me happy" - song I just heard.

Shoe thrower said bush's "bloodless & soulless smile" & joking banter provoked him.

Two ministers leading recall efforts against Cao (LA) face long odds

Can we get rid of Murtha, please?

Meet Pakistan's version of the Freeper

bankers give back bailout money after being told to take a pay cut

How does eliminating state funding for vaccine programs save money?

NYC salsa bandleader Joe Cuba dies at 78 . . .

Then And Now: Canadians Welcomed Bush With Violent Protests, Raise American Flags For Obama

Ante up! SC judge rules Texas Hold 'em is a skill

I first saw the NY Post cartoon with no knowledge of the back story

AlterNet: Will You Have Roommates for the Rest of Your Life?

Shame, shame, shame on Bill Moyers in the '60s:

*I* got a valentine's heart??

Caption: And they call the wind Santa Maria

Racism 101....

Racism 101....

Bank of America, American Express May Suffer as Credit Card Defaults Set Record

Valenti's Sexuality Was Topic For FBI (LBJ Let Hoover's Agents Investigate Top Aide)

Iraqi: "May God be the judge between me and George Bush, and I hope to meet him on judgment day."

Bill Clinton says Glass-Steagall was irrelevant....

Gas saver? Pot makes gas gauge read half full

What's so great about high speed rail?

51 Bush US Attorneys still left at DOJ: How many moles?

I'm so proud of my new boss, HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan

Chase CEO Jamie Dimon: The Worst Person In The World

IMO, Tony Harris is the worst CNN anchor. He constantly inserts his opinion into the "news"

IMO, Tony Harris is the worst CNN anchor. He constantly inserts his opinion into the "news"

Batman or Green Lantern?

Petition for Senator Leahy's "Truth" Commission

Retired general, FBI chief want Obama to investigate Bush administration's detainee policies

How the New York Post Monkey Cartoon Should've Looked (Huffington Post)

Anyone else noticed that Chicago has become the epicenter of evil to the Right Wing?

Kyrgyz parliament OKs closing air base that's crucial to U.S.

Watching the seconds

Uh ... for those in California ... Hollingsworth was elected Rethuglican minority leader in the ..

Kankakee County wind farm plan sailing along

Singing the Gospel at Crapola's End

Ron Christie is on AC360, about to sound off on 'the cartoon'-

If you oppose stimulus, don't take the money

Freeper gets his knickers in a twist at the suggestion that "Republicans are unable to adjust".

MSM went after Jessica Simpson for gaining weight; now they are after Lindsay Lohan

Google Exposes US Airbase in Pakistan Used To Launch Drones

Sebelius Wants HHS, But White House Fears Anti-Abortion Backlash from Phill Kline Groupies

Is the Horse Slaughter Movement Funded by Horse Breeders?

Is the Horse Slaughter Movement Funded by Horse Breeders?

Upside to Depression

Change Has Come (short photo essay from BartCop)

Are the worst type of people those who think they are both smart and funny, but actually neither?

Raw unedited video, firefight just across from the Texas border

California finally passes the budget.

Thursday TOONS: part 1: the stimulus and republicans

Wary Taiwan museum withholds treasures from China

Salary adjustment: -5%

Do you really want to know where all that money went? I'll tell you.

Happy Birthday, RUSS FEINGOLD! Sign the card!

White House: Obama Opposes 'Fairness Doctrine' Revival

Sean Hannity's Ridiculous War Against Socialism

W.R. Grace Prosecution Over Montana Poisoning May Disrupt Bankruptcy


The Rude Pundit: Shut the Fuck Up and Take the Money

Trusting Anti-trust

Trump's 'Golden' Image On Trial After Bankruptcy

Gonzo: I Would Cooperate With Truth Commission

Gonzo: I Would Cooperate With Truth Commission

WHO created the Asshole machine?

I am kind of split over wether I think having pet chimps should be generally outlawed.

'We are going to cut the capital gains tax, can you dig it to the max, jive turkeys?!?!?'

Wiretap Affidavits Ordered Unsealed in Spitzer Case

So, what is it about this story that speaks to us so about our own, supposed, humanity?

So, what is it about this story that speaks to us so about our own, supposed, humanity?

CBC news coverage of Obama's visit

Have we got enough data yet? Republicans are just not funny. They don't get humor.

Southern California home prices fall to 2002 levels

Wake up you idiots. This whole thing is all the fault of the Democrats.

Obama sushi!

UBS to Pay $780 Million Over U.S. Tax ChargesSwiss Bank to Name Some U.S. Clients

CBC Radio still discussing:

Can someone answer my question about the mortgage bailout plan?

Helicopters,Cover-Ups and War Crimrs

We have a threesome

Today's Ponzi Scheme Du Jour has a twist: Most of the victims, and the perp, are Deaf.

Thank you for my heart!

W Hotels

North Dakota House Passes Egg-as-Person Bill

New R.N.C. Chairman Wants a ‘Hip-Hop’ Party

CACI needs to be permanently cancelled, dissolved, ejected, forever.

My solution to the Chimp story/keeping celebrity chimps in captivity problem

Sit down, strap in, and hang on.

Sit down, strap in, and hang on.

NY POST contact page link. Unite and fight this outrage.

Andrea Greenspan-I gotta know..

Conservatives. A great source of humor


Is it Rick Santelli?

Should I even bother with this new RW email? - - Stimulus Package

Emmanuelle Latraverse; Elle est magnificint Canada/US Enviro Pact

How I made friends with a 65 year old winger, and changed her mind.

thinking of joining Americorps full time.

NYPost cartoon protest in NYC

LTTE from someone who votes against his own best interests.

Do those of us that busted our ass paying our mortgages on time get zilch?

Does anyone know anything about government travel?

Freeper Funnies

The Auditor is dead, long live the Auditor.

To those who gave me the HEARTS!!!

More milking the taxpayers from Palin.

Defense lobbying firm, PMA Group, got earmarks from over 100 House members

Publish Secret 'Torture' Documents, MPs Tell Obama

Afghanistan is where empires go to die.

Utah anti-gay rhetoric heating up. "Gay rights the greatest threat to America" says legislator.

What is it with Progressive Talk Radio? Why can't we survive?

New Scientist: The Brain is Hard-wired to Believe in Gods

New Scientist: The Brain is Hard-wired to Believe in Gods

Police: Cancer researcher killed in Atlanta condo

NYT article about Cheney failing to persuade B*sh about Libby's pardon made me accept W as a failure

Help a white girl out

Specter Looking For Solid Ground

Action Alert: NJ residents and those that have family/friends in NJ who support same-sex marriage.

Source: Alternet - "U.S. Intel Chief's Shocking Warning:

Did you receive an invitation to Cornyn's Texas Ball

Asking Our Allies for More in Afghanistan

CA Lt. Gov. Garamendi: GOP an infection 'spreading across the nation'


'The extent to which USA acted & continues to act as a rogue nation - starkly revealed by the facts'

African-American ministers kick off effort to recall Republican Congressman Anh 'Joseph' Cao

Who recalls the case of the former Brown County (Green Bay) GOP Chairman & Treasurer, Donald

Ban on mountaintop mining overturned

Should People Be Allowed To Own Chimpanzees As Domestic Animals?

21 Things You Didn't Know You Can Recycle

Mayor whose town legalized medical marijuana being asked to resign

Dammit we fell for it again, when we should be dominating

Charges Against Stanford a Long Time Coming, Offshore Banking Experts Say

Olympic medalist and volleyball professional commits suicide at age 46

'Stripped Naked-Dressed In Diaper-Shackled-Blindfolded-Abducted': Another Detainee Alleges Torture

As Amazon prepares to launch Kindle 2

Thank you

article: Republican wants White House e-mail plan

Did I go over the top? Rightie chain mail response to my Aunt.

Octo-Mom could be out on the street (foreclosure)

New York Post Employees Unhappy, Ashamed Of Offensive Cartoon

New York Post Employees Unhappy, Ashamed Of Offensive Cartoon

Just Last Week - GOP Was Saying Its Just A Business Cycle. Don't Do Anything

GOP Centrists: Obama Should Reverse Bush on Stem Cells

Judge: Obama Must Weigh In On US Attorneys Fight By Wed.

My catch-all response to RW e-mails.

Which is the greater problem for America?

BREAKING: FBI Agents Have Located D-Bag Stanford In the VA

Pat Buchanan is going to be shot or have the crap beat out of him after what he just said.

I think we can stop worrying about octuplet mother, Nadya Suleman

Have you seen the Credit Card grocery store commercials?

Father Kills Wife, Son, Self - BELLE VALLEY, Ohio - Please be proactive to those with problems now.

Tiger Woods will tee it up next week ...

The BRAD BLOG Goes Green: 'Green News Report' 2/19/09 (Audio)

Whoo-hoo, another heart!

Would anyone here like to photoshop something for this techno-idiot?

Eastern Europe is About to Blow

Holy Shite - Rushicans have gone mad

California Republicans claim all economists support Reaganomics

RACIST ASS Pat Buchannan in a discussion about race issues starts in on Black crime statistics. . .

Disappeared in the Name of National Security (aka: he Survived CIA Rendition)

LAT: Grover Norquist supports CA Govt shutdown

I miss living beyond our means...

Poll: Majority of Americans disapproved of congressional GOP during stimulus fight.»

Attorney General Eric Holder's "Nation of Cowards" comment is spot-f#%@ing-on!

Fox: "America's first black AG may have ripped open a scab built on top of a long-running wound"

Thursday TOONS: part 2: The Economy, Burris, Autos and the rest

RNC Chair Steele: GOP needs to go "hip-hop," improve image with "one-armed midgets""

Governor General of Canada???

Dow off 1.5% in the last 21 minutes...

Wow Jesselyn Radack is on with Shuster

Holy cow Citi closed at 2.51 down yet ANOTHER 13% today and BAC 3.93

Florida can't keep up with concealed weapons permit requests

Not a word on FoxNoise about the NY Post cartoon.

Barnacle (sp. intended) & Cramer, so you want to break the unions. Knock yourselves out!

Stop the insanity: Restore democracy to California

Caption this pic of Arnie

Thanks to whomever gave me a valentine...

My friend thinks the stimulus package is all pork, especially because of that pittance it gives to

Fox News Poll Asks Phony Questions About "Stimulus And Spending" Bill

Jobs available!

I'm sorry

This guy on with Nancy Skinner thinks we're never going to run out of oil

As long as freedom of speech is being debated

TPM: "The Big Stone Wall" (Bushies at the DOJ)

Leave Pat Buchanan alone! He lost a close relative at Auschwitz.

Vulnerable GOP leaders in the House of Reps

RNC chair plans 'off the hook' campaign, tells critics to ‘stuff it’

Where was Rick Santelli when the banks got a bailout?

The Rich, the Poor and the Middle. How we got to this sad state.

How does it help our party when Democratic wealth is destroyed by unscrupulous investment

Coleman’s Latest Vote-Count Setback Could Be Fodder for Appeal

Pope tells Nancy Pelosi life must be protected

Blue Dogs, the DLC, and other "centrists" want to gut social security! (and Medicare!)

Reversing * Position, US Now Supports UN Measure Condemning Discrimination Based On Sexual Orientati

Just got my annual statement for my retirement savings

Poll Shows Approval Of Obama/Dems Performance On Economy, Disapproval Of GOP

No more news that's fit to print? ..... The downfall of the newspaper biz accelerates.....

Things that still concern me.

Vietnam War

Texas may let hunters shoot pigs from helicopters

Meet the new Boss,,Same as the old boss....Why is Obama sending 17,000 troops to Afghanistan

Are You A Coward?

Thank you for the heart!

My Friend's Letter to Rachel Maddow.

New York Post Protest Pictures!

North Dakota Takes a Sh*t on Women's Rights

The Blackfeet Reservation.....

I have reached down my own throat, all the way to my toes, and I simply cannot find ......

How Venezuelans Are Killed

Do British troops die in Afghanistan to show willing in Washington?

Michael Steele says the GOP needs a Hip Hop Makeover!

Update on Youtube cat torture video:A 3rd abuse video of ANOTHER cat found in home. 2nd cat removed

I'm running out of places for my unemployment job search.

Mike Bloomberg Seeks to Run on "Independence Party" Line (not what you think - whackjob cultists)

Any good survival books?

UBS says it will fight IRS demand to turn over account info.

The Popol Vuh

Obama went souvenir shopping for the kids.

You thought the chimp toon was bad? THIS is the most offensive thing I've seen in a long time

K & R for DeKalb High School Basketball Team ~~ they deserve a shout out!

Wanted proof some of the hearts aren't given by members? Here it is.

Sweet jesu..that poor woman who was attacked by that champanzee lost both eyes, her nose, and

Should the Skull & Bones cult & the bush family return Geronimo's remains?

Oh, gag me. "Palin to Travel to Western Alaska!" With f'ing FRANKLIN GRAHAM.

Perry's Obstructionist Antics Could Cost Texas Billions

Who will take care of you when you are old....

What Is a Populist Caucus?

Indiana Woman Said "I Do" 23 Times

Another heart - What have I done to deserve the caring of a DUer?

Elder's Meditation of the Day - February 19

Surrendered UBS Records Yield Many Surprises

Any practical recommendations for a female deploying to Afghanistan?

Who Cares About Mice and Rats?

The Fairness Doctrine; then and now

How's your state's infrastructure?

Those racist, lying, motherfucking sons of a sack of shit:

The New Book Banning = Children’s books burn, courtesy of the federal government.

The New Book Banning = Children’s books burn, courtesy of the federal government.

How do you feel as an American citizen about the PATRIOT ACT?

Pelosi foresees prosecution of senior Bush administration officials.


Please Advise.

CA Budget Crisis: KFI talkshow hosts declare "fatwa" on 6 new assembly members

And as an afterthought, has Maddow been on fire lately or what?

Who ARE these people??? The Financial Meltdown...

Disappeared In the Name of National Security

Liquid Water Found on Mars

Moronic Siblings

Email I received from a conservative friend

Got another advertised credit offer- Ohmyfreakinghell....

Limbaugh: Trying To Understand A Dem Like Trying To Understand A Murderer Or Rapist

Cheap Prescription Glasses......Now available on the Net!!!

Cheap Prescription Glasses......Now available on the Net!!!

Here is what I don't understand about the Stimulus...

Dear homeowner who is upset that his neighbors "got a deal" while he is paying

Shouldn't the chimp owner be in jail right now?

MSNBC showed Obama arrival in Ottawa. I'm thrilled and embarrassed to learn

Michael Eric Dyson

More Obama monkey

Bank (UBS) kept 52,000 secret Swiss accounts for U.S. taxpayers, IRS says

Why Do we Need an International Criminal Court?

SEC Was Told To Back Off Stanford In 2006

'Sustained' Push Seen in Afghanistan - U.S. Commander Says Troop Level of 60,000

A response to new Doug Patton asshat column

Why allow overdrafts on debit cards? This bullshit should be outlawed NOW!

“My grades aren’t as high as I think they should be, so we have a dispute.”

They're Baaaak! Dr. Ignatius Piazza want you! To take up arms!

Behar vs. Coulter

Bwaaaaaaaaaaaaaah hahahahahahahaha- Hannity and Stanford

Each and every Burger King employee in America gets $18,000?

Oppose Bush Prosecutions? Here's What You Therefore Also Believe.

wow. Fred Phelps BANNED from the UK!

Help with a question posed by my Professor,

Why are US troops in Afghanistan?

Marry me...or I will throw ACID in your face and BLIND you!!!!

OMG!!!! Just saw that cartoon. SO racist and hateful.

Question: I was car-jacked last week and need a new car NOW

Getting Prepared for the Great Collapse -- Dmitry Orlov

Need link, please: Nouriel Rourbini grouping Wells Fargo and J.P.M. with Bank of American and Citi

you can win 100-0 or you can show what kind of man you really are.


DOW under 7500.

Utah Senator Chris Buttars Calls "Gays Greatest Threat to America"

Seven states pushing for Personhood for the Pre-born. And we reach across the aisle?

Firefighters in gay pride parade were sexually harassed, jury says

CNBC's Santelli Rants About Housing Bailout

L.A. Times: MSNBC Viewers Lobby For A Liberal Host (Highlights Cenk And Sam Seder)

The Hard Cases & The Enemy Combatant Canard

Something is extraordinarily weird about this chimp story...

GM & Chrysler want more money!? What is FORD doing that they aren't?

Hedge Fund Billionaire to keynote Obama's "Fiscal Responsibility Summit" February 23

Even the rich are suffering :-)

Even the rich are suffering :-)

From 9 Years Ago: The Democrats Bow to Megabanks by Ralph Nader

From 9 Years Ago: The Democrats Bow to Megabanks by Ralph Nader

FRONTLINE special covered up the fraud......

Being "open minded"

Ann Coulter doesn't know history, makes stupid analogy

Ann Coulter doesn't know history, makes stupid analogy

Rapture Ready: "Ann Coulter helped me see the light on evoltuion!"

Rapture Ready: "Ann Coulter helped me see the light on evoltuion!"

Rapture Ready: "Ann Coulter helped me see the light on evoltuion!"

Question: Should vets be given priority for jobs?

Question: Should vets be given priority for jobs?

If you buy anything on credit, you are living beyond your means.

Is a plaintiff's homophobia a legitimate defense against a sexual harrassment suit?




Dell Can Kiss My A$$

Drunk man run over by train awarded $2.3 million

Thank God someone put Beerfest on youtube!

Dow at 36,000 and the sad lack of a guillotine in American life.

Question about Unemployment benefits paid via debit card in MO

A classy RickRoll (not mine)

Well, next week it finally happens. I start pumping iron again.

My cockatiel Murphee is trying to get a publicist.

Does anyone else hate it when cigarette smokers...

Thank YOU ........

What A Day

Are Richie Sambora and Marie Osmond an item?

Well now...there's something not quite right about you.

PUI Fck yeah!

Poor Gramps.'s another good joke!

Why isnt LynneSin 'Boss Bitch' of DU?

I bought a bottle of Time Release Mescaline, hope it works.

I so so so hate not having a dishwasher

Note to time don't forget to cut slits in the oven bag before putting it in the oven...

Thank you, Bush and DHS!

OMG! i'M PUI!1!111

When was the last time you finished a video game?

Anybody here have to work with structured FrameMaker?

What should I wash down my time-release muscle relaxers with tonight?

Milk thievery!! (pic)

Who was crazy enough to give me a heart???

Have Paddy and mcctatas gotten a room yet?

If Nate Silver is so good a crunching numbers,

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 2/18/09

Where, where the hell is Bill?

The room in 'Goodnight Moon' has a copy of 'Goodnight Moon' in it

I just bribed Skinner. Is it noticable?

How can sitting in a cubicle for 8 hours be so tiring?

Chad Vader reenacts Oscar nominated films.

I'm hammered

I just put a snowball down my son's shirt

I am lost

I'm screwed.

I am watching "Aberdeen"

I'm screwn.

I created a fan page on Facebook

but what I really want to know is...

Thanks for the heart, whoever you are

This could be amusing - Law & Order is doing a story that includes

The most awesome tattoos ever

Does anybody really like those chalky hearts?

I am bored , bored , bored out of my mind tonight

Your FAVORITE MST3K / Cinematic Titanic / RiffTrax personality

If you were famous would you like to have your name on a lunch box.

I Had The Biggest Nightmare Dream Last Night

Wet Dream

I bought a bottle of time-release Melanin. Hope it works!

"The Jonas Brothers Movie: 3-D Experience" -- the Tenth Circle of Hell

I passed 15,000 posts

roast beef for dinner

Three weeks from today, my son will be home.

I want one of these, please.

I wish the mob would wack people in

Whats the Rapture index today?

Big Pharma

Egads, everyone around me is sick!

People I hate:

Many, many thanks for the 5th and 6th hearts.

Weird noises in the background of the Rachel Maddow program

I now have 3 hearts. I'm an ass. Who would do this?

My wireless connection fixed itself while I was asleep last night...

Im taking this trip to see a verrry special DU'er and

Confession: My blood pressure was lower when Bush was President

Weird. I was just walking past this nursing home today and saw this bag on the sidewalk

Racism and Comedy

Shitbag found my weed at the nursing home today

Shit I found a bag of weed at the nursing home today

I'm mad at Taco Bell.

I just have to state this here: I hate republicans

Well it's... love and darkness and my sidearm...

I found a bag in the weeds at a nursing home.

There's no internets in heaven?

Since my last post was a downer, I bring new baby pics!

I'm freezing! Could I put my feet in your armpits?

LA Du'ers ....

I hate it when I find out too late that there is no toilet paper!!!!

I hate it when I find out too late that there is no toilet paper!!!!

I just have to post this and hope I get some honest answers

Who wants to wax my potato?

Apple hates South Park

I accidentally got on an AFA mailing list.

I'm a stranger down here, be gentle....

So, I had this weird dream

My favorite line from a "Thin Man" film

Leonard Cohen - In My Secret Life

Hey KitchenWitch!

The best movie catfight ever

Shit. My grandma just got popped for selling bags of weed at the nursing home.

Well, at least the new to me cornbread recipe was a success

My grandma sold me a bag of weed laced with Angel Dust

Shit. Someone stole my grandma's bag of weed at the nursing home today.

I'm outta weed and grandma's visiting hours are over

No kidding. I actually bought weed from someone's grandma once

Is it really 3:15 AM ???

Which TV franchise? Law And Order or CSI?

Who ever gave me a heart thanks. You gave me a big lift at a very low point in my life.

Okay ... fess up ..... 2nd Heart Received.....

Why do people need such giant hoes?

GREAT--thanks to computer error, a simple $65 fee has become a $325 hole in my bank account.

Why do people need such giant hoses?


Shit, I think I left my bag of weed at the nursing home today...

Guitar geek assistance requested: ID this axe

A joke for the Lounge...I liked this one!

Shit. My grandma left me with enough morphine to kill an elephant.

my anti virus and security software has expired!

Good morning Lounge

My most recent heart: Wow

Give me your weirdness here.

I can't tell if my sister was thinking wishfully or hinting, but . . .

I guess only 2 people like me

Please check out my blog.

What really does ITBL mean?

This summer, know where the "Rock Of Love" is filming?

Look what Lars39 sent to me

Why do people in Glass Houses throw stones. (Pittbull chimp post)

18 and life, you know...

Sunday is my birthday and Mrs. V. will be home!

Would you drink this?

Sorry I haven't sent any hearts.

Post the trailer for your favorite movie.

Shit. My Grandma's trying to pimp me out again for more weed.

Business question

Should I start investing gold?

Frank Black and Moris Tepper - I Burn Today

I bought a bottle of Time Release Melatonin, hope it works.

Only the Washington Nationals....

There. Is. No. Hope.

About the chimp attack

Well , heading back to Orlando today

So, if my ex girlfriend writes for an online magazine, does that mean I've dated a famous person?

DU's a big tent. Even having to ASK if that cartoon is racist is an embarrassment and an indictment.

Who else turns 52 today?

I saw a school bus get hit by a pickup truck this morning.

The Wire is soooooo good!

I'm tired of you people always picking on poor Lindsey Lohan

Who else has a birthday this year?

How smarts are you - can you answer this question?

Best Snowman I've Ever Seen

Pip the kitten... spay problem question

Even "Name Removed" is worthy of a heart!

Your Oscar Picks?

People who get up and rush for the exit before the curtain call...

Publicists for octuplets' mother quit over death threats

Yeah, it's hard, but let's play NAME THAT PRONNOVEL.

Who else turns 20 again this year?

why do i need women with big butts?

thanks for the heart-somebody

sorry boring post

Top Chef Poll - Who's it gonna be?

you are all invited to a no holes barred weekend at the datasuspect compound

So I'm at the Opera last night and my pager started vibrated just as the Opera ended

Why do I bother trying to move up at work?

Posting a gray box smiley here.

Thw World According to Hurley (for the Lost fans...)

Thirty one hearts to go

Well I broke down and made an appointment with a orthopedic doc

The 8th grade boy's basketball team is playing tonight for the state championship.

In The Garden Of Eden, by I. Ron Butterfly

I have a ton of canker sores right now.

The eighth deadly sin is PIZZA!

Seperated at birth?

I'm gong to a wedding Saturday, but just found out today

Wet Dream

Sorry--my mistake. nt

OK - Colorado - Midwest or no?

should I purchase

Love Me Two Times, Babe

"It's a cold bowl of chili when love lets you down...."

DU Lawyers, Help me Out?

I had a really good new snack

Our Oscar killed three fish in 12 hours.

Thank you for my heart

Kölle Alaaf!!!

Music is what we like to play

I think I spend way too much time here...

thinking of joining Americorps full time.

People Make The World Go Round

We gotta get out of this place

Lay Lady Lay

wage freeze

"I have a new baby!!!" Aren't all babies "new" by default?


Florida budgets 3.8 million more for gun permits, cuts more school funding, waits for stimulus aid.

How do you pronounce 'February?'

Should I adopt another kitty?


be vewy quiet

It is called a drunk chicken people!!!!

I have never been to me. Fares are low. Where should I start?

I have never been to Italy. Fares are low. Where should I start?

I have never been to Italy. Fares are low. Where should I start?

Appreciation thread for anyone with Shell Beau in their name!

Why do people need such giant horses?

Our oscar killed three fish in 12 hours.

Fuck,Orloff O Fortuna

...and a hideous, fiery doom shall greet you if you dare fix your gaze upon my putrid shaved ass...

Appreciation for anyone with "California" in their screenname!

Fuck You, Fortunoff

Our Garfield just ate 3 bill collectors in 12 hours

fill in the blank: "I Only _________ On Days That End In 'Y'"

Propane or Charcoal?

This is funny! Hitler gets banned from Wikipedia

So, it looks like I'll be moving at the end of March.

Why did I think the word "approbation" was a negative thing?

Our Oscar Wilde killed three theater critics in 12 hours

Still in Alabama

Hot off the camera phone- new pics of LeftyKid!

Serious vibes needed, asap, please

OUCH! Be careful with monster neodymium magnets!

Sad News On Paul Minor Situation From Larisa Alexandrovna

Appreciation thread for:

Air fares are ridiculously low right bow. Where should I go this summer?

Someone is very sweet.

Thank you!!!

Finally finished some art..... thank goddess! ( pics)

Our 12 yr. old Fox Terrier has severe teeth problems

CreekDog DEPRECIATION thread!

Did you know that KFC's whole chicken was delivered fresh?

Missing you ........

Match Game: "Rabrrrrrr forgot yesterday's Match Game because he was busy ____ himself."

I'm making a list of things not to do

How can Jon Voight make a movie like "Midnight Cowboy"...

Poll question: Air fares are ridiculously low right now. Where should Initech go this summer?

My eyebrow fell off.

Having very special guests this weekend!

Leatherman, Cop, Cowboy, Native American,Construction Guy, G.I.: VILLAGE PEOPLE MISSED OPPORTUNITIES

Beer Can Chicken and Organic Broccoli For Din Din. What Are Y'all Fixin'?

kitten picture of the day for thursday february 19

PLEASE sign this petition....

Has the Predator franchise finally gone off the deep end? Judge for yourself

Has the Predator franchise finally gone off the deep end? Judge for yourself

Has the Predator franchise finally gone off the deep end? Judge for yourself

Has the Predator franchise finally gone off the deep end? Judge for yourself

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Thu 2/19/2009)

PSA to all cat owners: Make sure you know what's above your head when picking up a cat!

Update on my Dad:

Who else turns 20 this year?

If you were to kill yourself what song would you have on replay while you did it?

NYC area du'ers: isnt it time to start planning another meetup?

I've got some big decisions to make and I could use some vibes

My dream house.

Need Movie suggestion


If you could create a national holiday what would it be and how would it be observed?

I wrote a LTTE supporting marriage equality.

3 bricked computers? *3*!?

Word association thread - the word is "SPATULA"

Word association thread - the word is "SPATULA"

Is it me or is there a slight sadness in all of Harry Nilsson's songs?

Is it me or is there a slight sadness in all of Harry Nilsson's songs?

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 2/19/09

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 2/19/09

What thing did your pet learn really, really quickly?

Four weeks ago Tuesday, I quit smoking.

So I got a new bottle opener at the store today. "Made in Germany" it says. So far so good.

Chelsea's coming to Seattle July 18

A great road story is unfolding...great photos and updates!

Don't let it ever be said that I don't love my kids.

Why the fuck would FedEx give my package to the USPS?

Midlo hates her kids

Fill in the blank: "I'm the only person in the world who has ever___________."

Any lawyer around that could reassure me?

Doing a "Beer Belt" MW Road Trip

If you could run away with anyone, whom would you choose?

Don't Knock the Messenger: Bailout Has Good Points

The Stimulus and Housing Plans, What Do They Mean for You and Your Family?

Are you Gonna just Sit there and take this Insult

Why are we here at the DU if we want to insult people who feel insulted?

Why are we here at the DU if we want to insult people who feel insulted?

If you oppose stimulus, don't take the money..says Paul Begala

NY Daily Pic Collection. All the doofy pics of * in one place

Quick Debunk of the "He put Beware of Dog in Cartoon to be more racist"

The best way to get rid of Rush Limbo

Civil rights in court spotlight: Discrimination, voting cases awaiting justices

KS-Gov, KS-Sen: Obama Wants Sebelius for HHS

Federal Judge takes senior status making 63 vacant federal judges for Obama to appoint (0 so far)

Anyone watch Jon Stewart tonight? Is it worth staying up for?

Thanks for the heart, you crazy somebody.

The "Maverick" crybaby

Gergen: "That cartoon is dripping with racism."

Had the Hate Speech Cartoon Been in a Liberal Publication Towards a Repuke President...

What I don't get about this stupid cartoon situation...

Need book recommendations...

Ben Bernanke, Federal Reserve Chairman, Doesn't Rule Out Banks Nationalization!

Q: Isn't the 75 Billion Foreclosure bill part of the 350 Billion BailOut already Alloted?

Republicans vote against stim, but will take credit in 2 years for it if it works

Well, No One Can Say We Haven't Been Warned.

How do you pronounce 'Wednesday'?

'Several Shots' Killed the Chimp, Why Did the Cartoonist Use Two Holes in the Chest?

Corporate Media Lie - 75 Billion is additional Monies sought by the President!

Is there More of a Miserable Dope on Cable News than Greta Van Susteren?

Help me out here: Incitement to Hatred v Freedom of Speech...what's the story?

Politico, ABC's The Note spotlighted Wash. Times article reviving Obama flag smears

Al Sharpton is one of my not-so-Guilty pleasures. He's a very smart man.

An important fact to remember about President Obama..Chicago

I received this e-mail today from a Canadian friend.

How long until monkey story (and cartoon story) gets Law and Order-ized?

Nancy Skinner is just not entertaining

Cartoon: Racist or not Racist

"Worst Is Yet to Come:" Americans' Standard of Living Permanently Changed

FL-Sen: Quinnipiac Runs Some Tests

Anybody remember this racist ASSHOLE who brought the Obama monkey to the Palin rally?

TOON If Bankers were Firemen

Yeah, it's hard, but let's play NAME THAT NOVEL.

President Obama's Top Republican Ally - Ahnold

Political cartoonist Tony Auth on Senator Roland Burris...

To cancel your NY Post subscription:

The "Bankruptcy Reform Act of 2005" Has Increased Foreclosures: Who Voted For It

Senate not likely to oust Roland Burris anytime soon

Anyone Seen This Man(?) ????

NYT: The EPA under Obama Admin is going to for the first time start regulating Carbon Dioxide

Intentionally Racist Post had pic of Obama signing bill on page preceding cartoon!

Okay Why Did The Cartoon Depict The Stimulus Bill Killed Dead When They Knew It Had Passed?

Short trip, long agenda: Obama darts up to Canada

Update on 'Drunken Negro Head' cookies

Behold the power of the Magic Eight-Ball!

Republicans urge Obama to overturn stem cell ban

Eventually, Obama will probably do what he has always done on race-related issues:

Folks, I think the recession is OVER!!!

Lets give the President "Elect" a by on this one?????

A new low for Drudge. Now he is bashing Obama based on Republican HS Students' opinions of Obama

Hypocrisy: SC Gov. Sanford says he'll take stimulus money despite misgivings

How the New York Post Monkey Cartoon Should've Looked...

PHOTO Caption it?

Greedy Wall Street Robber Barons Whine That Their Gilded Age Coming To End Under Obama (VIDEO)

The President Arrives In Canada (VIDEO)

Brad DeLong to UC-Berkeley: Fire John Yoo

Sarah Palin ordered to pay back taxes

My idea for the ultimate revenge on the Republican idolization scheme of the 1990s

Why pillory people for failing to out-think the "great economic minds"?

Why all the yelping from the right side, that those who "play by the rules" are left out??

Durbin's statement on Burris (not good)

VIDEO: Welcome to Ottawa, President Obama!


Phase One of Michael Steele's "hip-hop/urban outreach for the GOP"

Heads up. Cooked FAUX News poll coming at 1 PM. Anchor teased O's popularity isn't what it was a

UBS Name Pool Here... PLACE YOUR BETS!

A post in an Ottawa paper today .... nice to know others like Obama too.

Remember McCain's Mortgage Plan? Obama's Similar Plan Offers LESS Freebies, But...

Democrats Strike Different Tone On Katrina

Change has come. (funny)

I think we can stop worrying about octuplet mother, Nadya Suleman

Dick Cheney Outspent Bush in Entertainment Expenses by 6:1 in 2007

Barack Obama-Stephen Harper news conference started

I myself have two questions about The Cartoon:

Confirmation of 2000-2008 Election Fraud: Analysis of the Essential Polling Evidence

Obama to Canada .... "I love this country."

PHOTOS The Vice President / Leon Panetta's swearing in

Transparency: Agencies receiving stimulus funding will be monitored like students in detention

American gets most of their oil from Canada

Obama: U.S. will respect trade pacts 'as we always have'

Help: I missed the Obama-Harper joint news conference -video link?

Why do people need such giant houses?

This New York Post thing reminded me of a thread I read on here 3 years ago..

Canada goes 'gaga' for Barack Obama during first trip abroad as president

Kill 'Em With Kindness---Or Run Over Them with a Bulldozer???

He shall from time to time....

Despicable NY Post states that David Paterson's blindness makes him an incompetent Governor

Shoe-Throwing Journalist: "I felt innocent blood running under my feet"

alas, racism alive and well in red, red el paso county

*** Please PISS off Lou Dobbs and DU his lame ass poll ***

Do Republicans love Iraq more?

Obama's getting better at the press conferences (already)

Palin turned in per diem for interviews & phone calls

It's Feb. 19th: Solis hasn't been confirmed by our Dem Senate and Franken is still in limbo.

Rick Sanchez: I really can't stand Amy Holmes on any level.

Some of you don't seem to be here today

Yes, it's true ... I'm a socialist looking for a handout

Another guy named Fucker I mean Tucker just told Obama to ignore Bishop Tutu,

I just got back in town from a week in Florida. Thank you for the hearts!

Did you see the CNBC correspondent who led the Chicago Mercantile Exchange REVOLT live on TV?

Stephen Harper mentioning their economic stimulus package does not contain health care, because they

How Obama Can Close Limbaugh's Mouth

New Congressional Approval Polls - It's Looking Good

Breakin News!!!!! Allen Stanford found, but not arrested he was served.

Presidential Blend #44 - new coffee blend from Timothy's (Canada)

Biden Stresses Break From Bush At Panetta CIA Swearing-In

Will Republicans Who Opposed Stimulus, Take Credit and Control Congress In 2010 Like 1995?

President Barack Obama Announces Key White House Posts

Fox News conducts poll 68 percent of Americans agree with Obama and Axelrod:

The Quiet American: How the World Sees Obama (Joe Klein, Time)

Freeper thread: Where there any protestors in Asia for Hillary or Canada for Obama?

New York Times City Room weighs in on New York Post Cartoon

The phones on the city desk have never rung like that before

Laid-Off Workers Accuse Sanctuary of Euthanizing Animals

Are Republicans Physically Afraid of Their Party?

Hardball has Eric Micheal Dyson on talking about race and they keep cutting him off

APNewsBreak: Black pastors to ask Burris to resign

OpEd on Obama returning Churchill bust to British government

Tax evasion is riskier "The Swiss are saying that this is the end of Swiss banking as they knew it"

RNC Chairman Steele says he is planning 'hip-hop' outreach to target urban minorities and the young

Is Eric Holder a moron?

We Must Call the Cartoon What It Is: Racism. Or, We Will Not Progress

senator-elect al franken's situation is yet more proof that bush v. gore was a crock of partisan shi

TPM: Behold the Hypocrimap! (tracking R's who trashed the bill who now take credit for it)

Obama to make controversial pick for National Highway Traffic Safety Administration?

BBC: Hamas 'sends Barack Obama letter'

Tim Paulenty What planet are you on?

Why Isn't the GOP Called a "Terrorist" Organization?

AP out with another hit piece on Obama; this time with his mortgage plan

"S.C. governor takes stimulus cash."

Matt Taibbi just tsked tsked at Eric Holders' hyperbole

PHOTOS The President Goes Shopping in Ottawa

Oh Oh President Obama thanks Canadians who came over the border to campaign for him.

PHOTOS The President in Canada Part II (And the First Lady in Washington)

Beyond the obnoxious racist cartoon: Why did they have to kill the poor chimpanzee in the 1st place?

Robert Reich: And Now Homeowners

Why do old white guys like Barnicle and Buchanan want a discussion of the collaspe of the Black. . .

No, I'm NOT Kidding, "Steele: GOP needs 'hip-hop' makeover."

NYT: Obama has settled on Gov. Sebelius for Secretary of Health

Dem ‘family politics’ blocks Dean at HHS

Liveblogging Obama's Visit to Ottawa

In the first TV photos of Harper and Obama together Harper looks really nervous.

Nouriel Roubini: "The Anglo-Saxon model of regulation of the financial system has failed"

Color of Change has a petition set up on their webpage re: NY Post cartoon.

What are you irrationally afraid of?

Cartoon Reality Check

MORE Hearts! Thank You, Secret Admirers!

CBC seems to have become "Obama TV" today. It's like Canada is having a national holiday.

Obama And Michelle Ask Progressive Groups For Help Driving White House Agenda

* *MEA CULPA * *

I am sorry I can no longer play with DU, you are no longer the "cool site"

As per our Attorney General, I will NOT be a coward about how much Al Sharpton annoys me.

PHOTOS This saluting business is catching on!

Does anyone know where the chart can be found that Rachel showed on her

PHOTOS The President in Canada (UPDATED again!)

The Religious Right doesn't want to be called the Religious Right anymore. Maybe DU can help..

Ladies & Gentlemen-If a significant portion of black people find something offensive, it's offensive

I noticed it was Barack who asked to go out to greet the crowd in Ottawa

Oklahoma City officer pulls man over for anti-Obama sign

Obama’s Bipartisanship Is One Sappy Dream: Margaret Carlson

How's YOUR 41K doing? (sic)

If the Obama administration doesn’t start to deal with the populist wave headed for Washington,.....

Leftist and liberal bashing on this board

Who is watching PAT BUCHANAN on HARDBALL?! He basically said, "I'm a racist."

Ten Loathsome Cartoons from Sean Delonas (the chimp cartoonist)

Kabul On the Edge: Residents say feel less safe, conspiracy theories about U.S. run rampant...

Bernero calls for pay, health care reforms for elected officials

Poll: New Yorkers want income tax hike for rich

Clean energy deal anticipated during Obama visit

Israeli widows support Munich 2018 Olympic bid

Hackers steal thousands of Wyndham credit card numbers

EU mulls action as Ukraine crumble triggers contagion fears for Europe

Madoff Case Led SEC to Intensify Stanford Probe

Madoff Loss Spawned in ‘Bargain With Devil’ at Cerberus Bank

Cleric Qatada given compensation

Sebelius reportedly chosen as HHS secretary

Judge gives Microsoft big win in 'Vista Capable' case

Roy Blunt is IN for U.S. Senate in 2010

Obama throws $75 billion lifeline to homeowners

Nova M Radio Network Files for Bankruptcy Liquidation

Bush's "icy smile" enraged Iraq shoe-thrower

China Adds to Security Forces in Tibet Amid Calls for a Boycott

Pakistan Says It Needs Marshall Plan to Fight Taliban

Wary Taiwan museum withholds treasures from China

Australian unions want China mine deals watched

Indonesia tells Clinton US must lead on climate change

China calls on Russia to investigate ship incident

Ferry capsize kills 17 in Bangladesh

Clinton sees possible North Korea power struggle

Vatican envoy hopes Pope visits Vietnam this year

Food makers try to hold prices as retailers push back

US lawmakers attack bank secrecy

Liquid Water Found on Mars

Pelosi foresees prosecution of senior Bush administration officials.

China now probes "mystery" kidney stones in children

Venezuela drug arrests: husband wanted by British police

Philadelphia Manufacturing Drops to Lowest Level Since 1990 in Fed Index

Iraqi (journalist) Defends Shoe-Throwing Incident

Japan Says Economy Is in a ‘Severe’ State, Lowers Assessment

Afghanistan Will Remain A "Graveyard For Foreigners"

US, Republic of Indonesia (RI) pledge closer, comprehensive ties

Stanford under drug investigation

Valenti's Sexuality Was Topic For FBI (LBJ Let Hoover's Agents Investigate Top Aide)

Colombia militia leader confesses to milking public treasuries

Kyrgyz MPs vote to shut US base

Deputies find missing North Carolina soldier in Arkansas, take him to hospital

Wood resigning as U.S. attorney in western Missouri

UBS tax deal is Swiss bank secrecy's Waterloo

Bomb Threat at Depaul University Library in Chicago

New Jobless Claims Hit 627,000, Continuing Benefits Figure Sets New Record Near 5 Million

Helicopters,Cover-Ups and War Crimrs

Venezuela government seizes failed Stanford Bank

California legislature approves budget bill

China calls for return of Guantanamo Bay inmates

UBS to identify customers, pay $780 million (unindicted co-conspirators)

Sheriff: Man killed wife, son, then himself (said he had financial problems)

Iran Markedly Slows Atom Enrichment Expansion: IAEA

Limbaugh: Trying To Understand A Dem Like Trying To Understand A Murderer Or Rapist

California budget finally passed.

Indonesia Polls Show Hard-Line Islamists Losing Ground

Stanford Found by U.S. Authorities in Virginia (Update1)

Gov (Mark Sanford) says SC might take (stimulus) money despite misgivings

New Orleans whistleblower lawsuit reinstated

Venezuelans tried to evade risk through offshore bank, but found a bust

Dow Closes at Its Lowest Level in More Than Six Years

Alberto Gonzales: I’ll Cooperate with Leahy Truth Commission

GOP governors consider turning down stimulus money

Drunk man run over by train awarded $2.3 million

Google Earth reveals secret history of US base in Pakistan

Depositors turned away from Stanford banks

January Leading Indicators Up; Recession's Intensity To Ease

Roubini Warns Of 'Sovereign' Bank Failure

Russia's military not hurt by crisis: Medvedev

Drug violence spins Mexico toward 'civil war'

Allen Stanford Found in US by FBI Agents: NBC News

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Thursday February 19

Cheneys Join (McLean, VA) Neighborhood

Dolphins trapped behind drifting pack ice

Republican (Darrell Issa) wants White House e-mail plan

NH's (Congresswoman Carol) Shea-Porter urges review of KBR contract

PHOTO IN THE NEWS: "Extinct" Bird Seen, Eaten

California legislators approve budget

(CA) GOP senator says he'll vote for budget if it includes constitutional amendments

Sources: GOP Considering Pataki for (NY) Senate Run

Layoffs at Xe (formally known as Blackwater Worldwide)

Man Who Froze To Death Didn't Pay Bills

Ex-CIA exec faces sentencing for fraud

Bush's "icy smile" enraged Iraq shoe-thrower

Obama arrives in Ottawa

Rep. Ellison says he isn't assigning blame, but finds destruction hard to understand

Spitzer Prostitution Wiretaps to Become Public

California lawmakers OK budget after lengthy impasse

Otter spotted with camera in slough

US lawmakers make rare visit to Gaza

Newly Poor Swell Lines at Foodbanks

U.N. Finds New Traces Of Uranium In Syria

Holder: U.S. a 'nation of cowards' on race discussions

Cheney furious at Bush for refusing to Pardon Libby

Burris's Blagojevich Lies

Racist AZ Sheriff faces Civil Rights Probe

Countdown: HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan explains the Obama housing plan in detail

RNC Protesters Tried on Terrorism Charges

Short video clip of what was probably VP Biden's motorcade leaving the Stimulus Bill signing.

Countdown: Worst Person = Sen. Kit Bond (CBC-MO)

PDA - Healthcare Not Warfare

Lt. Governor Garamendi on California's Recession and the Budget on MSNBC

For anyone who may be having doubts about what the 'monkey cartoon' might mean to some people

TYT: Was The NY Post Cartoon Racist?

Al Sharpton Rips Racist New York Post Cartoon on Keith Olbermann's Countdown

Young Turks: LA Times Gives TYT Some Love - Way to Go TYT Nation!

Stratfor: Implications of a Sharia Deal in Pakistan (with maps)

Red State Update- Killer Chimpanzee-Must SEE (Not what you think)

Republican Governors Mull Not Accepting Stimulus Funds

Georgia Rep. Charlice Byrd Wants To Fire "Disgusting" Queer Theory Profs

Jane Hamsher talks w/ David Schuster about coverage of the stimulus

Greenspan-CDO valuing errors were 'utterly unexpected' (4:55 mark of 7:20)

Young Turks: Roland Burris Has To Go!

CNN - "Penis Being Served on Northwest Airlines"

Shannity's hilariously overwrought fearmongering video on the stimulus, complete w/ 'O Fortuna'!

President Barack Obama arrives in Canada 2/19/2009 (inc. some great footage of Air Force One)

The GOP is Home Alone

Roland Martin to Ron Christie on AC360: "you're delusional...that was a racist cartoon"

KO highlights Cantor's stimulus hypocrisy, Mrs. Cantor getting TARP money conflict of interest

Rick Santelli and the "Rant"

Countdown: Bachmann Returns - "what may be the craziest interview in American political history"

TYT: How Credit Card Companies Are SCREWING You in Two Ways

Rachel Maddow: Frank Rich on The Grand Obstructionist Party

Bank nationalization, from Greenspan? but WHY? (follow the....)

Inevitable: Obama's Surge in Afghanistan Will Bring a Surge in Civilian Deaths

Danish Cartoonists Riot Over NY Post 'Chimp Cartoon'

Study: Big Pharma relies on India, China for R&D

Single-payer and the battle for health care

Guess what? The New Deal worked!

Amy Goodman: Jailing Kids for Cash

Two Good Reasons to be Pro-Choice

Anti-gay preachers banned from UK - BBC (Fred Phelps)

We already own the banks -- shouldn't we run them?

Former Bush Lawyer Behind Facebook's PR Nightmare

Organize! Many Employers are Just Using the Recession to Stick it to Workers

Cross of Irony: Defense Spending of The Absurd

UK Ministers 'using fear of terror'

Jailing Kids for Cash - by Amy Goodman

Exclusive: Derivatives for Dummies by The Other Katherine Harris

Robert Parry: The Ultra-Radical Republicans

Greenwald: the UN Convention Against Torture was signed by Reagan and ratified by the US Senate

Joe Conason: There Was No GOP ‘Victory’

The FDIC shuttering a bank,.. "Folks, that is a form of nationalization"

Why the experts missed the crash... and a Wish list for reporters covering a financial crisis

Can Evangelicals Be Part of a Pro-Choice Consensus?

Greenwald: Binyam Mohamed, war crimes investigations, and American exceptionalism

There is a solution to this economic disaster!

Canadians Want NAFTA Reformed, Too

Our Health Care System Is Organized for the Wealthy -- We Can Change That

Stimulate Peace, Not War

"US authorities face questions over their investigation of Allen Stanford" by Andrew Clark (2-19-09

Private Prisons, Human Trafficking and the American Way of Punishment

Reagan, Bush and How Presidents Got To Be Above the Law

Google Earth Reveals Secret History of US Base in Pakistan

Joe Klein: The Quiet American: How the World Sees Obama

A car-lover's take on a subdued Chicago Auto Show

Study Shows Sharp Rise in Latino Federal Convicts

Brown calls on world to strike 'grand bargain' to solve economic crisis

Subsidizing COBRA Is Not Enough–We Need Single Payer

The Obama Mandate: End Abstinence-Only-Until-Marriage Programs

How a profiteer works one of the world’s worst economies

Reagan, Bush and How Presidents Got To Be Above the Law

France to pay family carers £45 daily wage.

Our Afghan War for Pipeline & Poppy Fields

Breaking Bad is Breaking Ground

Pat Buchanan earns his racist bona fides on HARDBALL 2.19.09




EU wants more sharks in the sea, less in soup pots (AP/Newsmeat)

Five U.S. nuclear plants make DOE loan short-list

D.C. Environmental Film Festival, March 11-22, 2009

Oklahoma nuclear power bill advances in committee

Obama agrees to work with Canada on clean energy

25% Renewable Energy Standard (by 2020) Introduced into Senate

Alaska tumbling into the Sea?

With the stroke of a pen President Obama has rewritten the future of solar energy (ASES email)

The Future Of Pond Scum

Is Economic Recovery Even Possible on a Planet Headed for Environmental Collapse?

Increasing carbon storage in intact African tropical forests (from this week's Nature)

Nuclear Energy’s Moment of Truth

Earth sweating under the 'Sauna Effect'

Maybe GliderGuider is right

How to Use Solar Energy at Night

VIVA LA RAZA: A History of Chicano Identity and Resistance (a thrilling history of resistance)

Military court hears Colombia drug and weapons smuggling case in Ames

video of FARC's efforts in Colombia narrated by a "special guest"

Mexican Senate Intercedes with US Supreme Court on behalf of Cuban 5

WEISBROT: "Will Obama Change US Policy Toward Latin America?"

Venezuelans tried to evade risk through offshore bank, but found a bust

Six bus passengers shot to death in Colombia

Venezuelan, China Boost Economic Cooperation with $12 Billion Fund

VENEZUELA: Understanding Democracy - Accepting Chavez by Pascual Serrano

Six bus passengers shot to death in Colombia

Raw unedited video - Firefight in Reynosa Mexico

Che's Son on the movie "Che" and Guevara family website about Che

VENEZUELA: Extract from 2/17 State Dept. Press Briefing

Corporate front group gives “Defense of the American Worker” awards to anti-worker legislators

Blaming the autoworkers

Video: Chrysler workers oppose pay cuts, concession demands

Ben Bernanke, Federal Reserve Chairman, Doesn't Rule Out Banks Nationalization

Dr. Housing Bubble 02/18/09

Anybody see this? Juan Enriquez' 10 Commandments

Living the high life in San Diego (xpost from Veterans)

I.D. (Intellectual Disconnect): "Why the hurry?" / "Why'd he wait?"

U.S. No Longer "Most Liberal" Consumer Bankruptcy System?

Obama to talk protectionist fears on Canada trip

Scandinavian Home Mortgage Lien Stripping (cramdown)

U.S. January Producer Prices Rise More Than Forecast

Asian Container Traffic Tanked in January

Outrage continues over skyrocketing credit card rates

Good article on the Stanford structure..The fractal Stanford

LOL Stanford bank's investors go home empty-handed

New Republican talking point. "What about ME?"

With cities' programs for poor, IT PAYS TO SAVE(!).

UBS admits helping tax evaders - agrees to id US co-conspirators - USA Today

Bank of America, AmEx May Suffer on Card Defaults

Madoff Loss Spawned in ‘Bargain With Devil’ at Cerberus Bank

Posted here many time, I am gay. Anyone know when MILK comes to DVD?

Peer Steinbrueck says Germany might bail out the Austrians

Switzerland threatened with bankruptcy

Now this is interesting. Donald Trump is saying he shouldn't have to pay what he owes to Deutsche..

Mortgage assistance supporters' response to repuke whining about the "unworthy" getting help...

Mexico peso falls to record low on US bank worries

Self Delete

US junk bond mutual funds have $255 mln inflows-AMG

Redemptions Reduce Hedge Funds To Less Than $1 Trillion

U.S., UK, European Regulators May Jointly Oversee Credit Swaps

I watched the Law & Order this week and because I am not gay I

Action Alert: NJ residents and those that have family/friends in NJ who support same-sex marriage.

Hope this article goes here......Tiger Woods and family pic....

Hate has its day...

Fiat World Mathematical Model

Cousin who provided A-Rod drugs identified

Buttars: Gays 'greatest threat to America'

Trouble in plastic as alarm bells on credit-card bonds go off

Georgia Rep. Charlice Byrd Wants To Fire "Disgusting" Queer Theory Profs

Tiger Woods will tee it up next week ...

U.K. bars entry to anti-gay American preacher

49ers: no way to Vick

Dow Watch 2/19/2009 - Closed 7,465.95

Looks like Sir Allen was laundering money for drug cartels.

Someone in big-time anti-gay, pro-Prop 8 Caster family toking weed?

ok -- the lgbtiqq bar is open!!!!

CNBC sowing the seeds of resentment and selfishness..

Small Business Tax Breaks in the Stimulus Package

IDF: War crime charges over Gaza op are 'legal terror'

Medea Benjamin: Once You See What Truly Happened In Gaza, It Will Change Forever

Livni to Kadima: We're going to the opposition

Likud, Kadima support aliya cabinet

Israeli widows support Munich 2018 Olympic bid

Analysis: Turkey's shift toward Iran, Syria is no short-term blip

Iran N-experts in Israel crosshairs?

Jewish Agency brings Yemeni Jews to Israel in secret

Let’s see the 'criticism' of Israel for what it really is

U.S. Senator John Kerry makes rare visit to Hamas-ruled Gaza

Here's a Hugh "Oh shit" fact.

Mitchell expresses support for Palestinian unity government

'Exploring legal liability for parents of unvaccinated children '

'the vaccine industry'

Pay to Play: Big Pharma $$$ Equal Big Clout in Medical Journals

images of a cough

What, or whom, exactly IS " Big Pharma"?

Outsourcing of Drug Trials Is Faulted

When were you born? And which area of world?

Witch Hunt Reporter Brian Deer gets Worst Person in World on Olbermann

F.D.A. Finds ‘Natural’ Diet Pills Laced With Drugs

Defense objects to evidence that Bonds’ testicles shrunk

"Open Carry" bill in committee in Oklahoma

Is it an acceptable invasion of medical privacy?

Obama administration defending a last-minute rule that allows concealed firearms in national parks

4-star: Southern Afghanistan a stalemate

Hard choices looming, JCS chairman says

Death of girl, 16, thought to be drug-related

Witness: Sgt. seen with pistol before killings

Green Beret faces trial in Afghan death

101st soldier sentenced in Iraqi death case

Pakistan-Taliban deal alarms allies

General visits Afghan bomb site for death claim (Caution: contains graphic pics)

Living the high life in San Diego

Pacific diving and salvage unit to shut down, sources say

Eisenhower CSG deploying this week

Judge to reschedule Fallujah shooting trial

Pendleton death under investigation

Air Force announces retraining opportunities

PETA protests Hurlburt training

Senior officers get new jobs

After the homecoming (Part 1)

Stimulus provides for military; not as much as hoped

Survival in the outskirts

GI testifies he saw Iraqi detainee shot by soldier

Researchers: Bin Laden is in Pakistan

Feature on USAREUR Web site to give answers on range of topics

NCO killed in Afghanistan, family says

Poles, Czechs fear loss of U.S. bases

Court Reverses Ruling to Bring Detainees to US

Interesting mailbag at Stars & Stripes today:

Navy Toasts Trident Sub Milestone

(Military Times) Op-Ed: Tough Love for Tehran

Marines Take Very Painful Course

Iran Claims it has Unmanned Aircraft

Sailor says he didn’t know gun was loaded

Navy cuts re-up bonuses

Petraeus to speak to MIT, Harvard ROTC

Another little guy

zoe swaddled

Shade tree softbox with an off camera flash..


I just felt like posting something

Rachel Carson Sense of Wonder Contest 2009

Anyone up for visualizing Norm Coleman conceding

Sometimes world news is so good

"The Blue Butterfly"

Stars this week from

An inspiration I got regarding our propaganda M$M outlets. Yesterday, it started when

Opposites Attract, Yeah Really, No They REALLY .......... DO

Okay, here's an odd dream for the ASAH gang to take a whack at!

Wow - the energy today.

If anyone is wanting a dream journal

Out of Body Experiences

What is happening to our economy...there is no name for it.

Air-filled bones helped prehistoric reptiles take first flight

Echoes discovered in early visual brain areas play role in working memory

U. Toledo professor finds "cosmic fountain" in Red Rectangle nebula

Space Jam

"The Alchemy of Air", by Thomas Hager

Oh, Hubble, Can This Really Be the End?

Want to see what a lunar eclipse looks like from the Moon?

Beautiful Milky Way Panorama from Mauna Kea

Yes, Virginia, there is a magenta


Saudi Arabia. Added link. Sorry!

I had lunch with my brother

A goal we can ALL agree on, I think...

Initiative Measure No. 1040 concerns a supreme ruler of the universe.


Thanks to my fellow cooks & bakers for the Valentine's Hearts!

GREAT meatball marinade (very easy!)


What's for Dinner? ~ Thursday the 19th Edition

New trick with Ain5!

mmmm --- Bacon

Who crashed the planes into our economy?

Carol Kent's father passed away - please keep her family in your thoughts

Texas legal aid services face dramatic drop in funding

Perry formally requests stimulus dollars

"Andy Richter Controls the Universe" FINALLY coming to DVD!

those funny folks to the south

Harper warns U.S. against protectionism


Sorry to be a pest, but in SUSE 11.1 - roll-up does not work.

Former Kerry staffer of BCCI fame, Jack Blum mentioned in NYT UBS article

Sen. Kerry's trip to the Middle East

Oh the irony!