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Archives: May 24, 2009

Watching Will Ferrell's Your welcome America

Trying to read about latest Terrorist Incident..FBI agent who let 9/11 Terrorists go

Is there really anything we CAN do about Global Climate Change?

In TV Appearance, Powell Plans To Answer Right-Wing Critics

A poem

Small Ohio town rallies to save baseball

For GOP, A Southern Exposure

I think I may right wing brother has turned

Wingnut Talk Show Host Gets Himself Waterboarded - Lasts 6 Seconds - Agrees It's Torture! (Video)

Please help Norm Coleman raise money for progressives ...100,000 so far

Hugo Chavez in Clio winning Human Rights ad.

International groups worry over Venezuela's stance on free press (Chavez no left wing hero)

How does the GOP get away with being so blatantly sexist?? Unbelieveable!!

Following on from Korean politicians suicide....

Is the public becoming desensitized to the idea of torture? I fear they are.

Ever wanted to ask 'Why?' realizing you would never get an answer?

OK Who bought the new Green Day CD and is blasting through Walmart?

This explains the MSM

This explains the MSM



Pravda: American capitalism gone with a whimper

The Big One is coming soon

Bees swarm store in NYC - trap employees

We need to be reminded

Limbaugh wants President Obama to fail

Was John Walker Lindh Bushco's First Torture Victim?

Illinois: Doomsday Budget will take a huge human toll...

Sunday Talking Heads: May 24, 2009

GOP Pegs Hopes to Gitmo

Obama, Geithner & Wall St Inc. unveil their plan (nausea alert)

Man Appeals Fine For Beating Seagull

Can A Moderator Contact Me About Why My Rahm Enanuel Thread was Removed? I REALLY DO not Understand!

Susan Boyle Advances To The Next Round

Susan Boyle Advances To The Next Round

C-Span's fav Security "Expert" is on- again. Seems like C-Span can't

Boy, 5, Shoots 3-Year-Old Brother With Rifle

Teenager, Defends his mother, kills her abuser boyfreind....

Prisoners Run Gangs, Plan Escapes, and Even Order Hits With Smuggled Cellphones

Media Fawns Over Newt, Ignores Other Former Congressional Leaders

Happy Memorial Day Weekend everyone

isn't hillary clinton wonderful

I totally don't get the "NIMBY" thing with terrorists

Cheney's friends say he doesn't NEED the $2 million-plus. He just wants to "debunk his many critics"

U.S. Urges Israel to End Expansion-Settlement Issue Is Complicated by Bush Agreement

why is newt gingrich on teevee....he's a private citizen just like cheney

Sunday Bobblehead Shows: Next on Press the Meat!

U.S. and Afghan Forces Seize 101 tons of narcotic drugs !

point of this headline? "Thousands gather to hear, cheer Iran's Michelle Obama"

Ariz. inmate dies after hours in outdoor cell

Shame, disgust and rage

Greg Mitchell: For Memorial Day: How KBR Killed U.S. Soldiers

Durbin tears Gingrich a new one re Gitmo on MTP

Do Conservatives Actually Believe Their Own Lies?

today Al Jazeera has a number of articles/videos on what's happening in Swat

On this Memorial Day, consider the term "Defending America".

Sen. Nelson (DINO-Neb.): I don't want an activist for SCOTUS

Forget John Edwards, Alex Witt makes ME want to vomit:

Can Obama lead on Global Warming?

Orange County foreclosure stories

U.S. Urges Israel to End Expansion-Settlement Issue Is Complicated by Bush Agreement

Will Jihad for Cash and Weed?

Thank you, Jane Harman. Love & Kisses Marcy Winograd Retracting Incendiary Remarks @ AIPAC on Iran

Ore. Mom Accused in River Drowning of 4-Year-Old

Should we push Dick Durbin to challenge Harry Reid for Majority Leader?

Who is KKKarl's target audience ( = BELIEVES what he says)?!1

i really wish Durbin were the Dem. Senate Mahority Leader!

Shuttle Atlantis landing at Edwards in 36 minutes

Top U.S. military officer Mullen pushes Guantanamo closing

Top U.S. military officer Mullen pushes Guantanamo closing

For gay couples -- marriage matters

Chamber of Commerce agrees with Obama on empathy

neo con Frank 'Boo' Gaffney did his 'scare everybody' routine on

President Obama should choose Colin Powell to head up Gitmo Project.

Usury:"The practice of lending money at an exorbitant interest rate" - Websters

Top U.S. military officer pushes Guantanamo closing

According to my brother in law, we are going down to socialism!! SOCIALISM!!

JEREMY SCAHILL: US Colonel Advocates US 'Military Attacks' on 'Partisan Media'

The Inspiration Network: David Cerullo...more than 1.5 million a year!!

Passerby pushes suicide jumper in China

Passerby pushes suicide jumper in China

memorial day reminds me that 4299 soldiers died in a needless war in iraq

I need to slap down a wingnut--help.

Eighteen US troops with swine flu leave Kuwait

You have absolutely, positively got to read this.

Jeffrey Feldman: George W. Bush "Kept Us Safe"?

Obama: 'We are out of money now.'

Obama: 'We are out of money now.'

Matthews, Cheenee, and Cheney

Evidence of Revision (6-part,10 hour, video documentary series)

“ru$h will not get his wish, and mr. cheney was misinformed' ...colin powell

Will the President regret the day ?

Gay US diplomats to receive equal benefits

On Human Nature...

Weekend TOONS, Part 3

NOW Toronto: 10 reasons why we need to decriminalize drugs

Children Who Get Flu Vaccine Have Three Times Risk Of Hospitalization For Flu, Study Suggests

So with everyone thinking there's going to be 'food riots', when will you shop for groceries?

The dumbest post I've seen today

He's off-course now, but give him some time!

Susan Boyle - semi-final performance

US withdrawal from Iraq 'on track' despite violence: Mullen

Cheney: Oozing out of the sleazy speech he gave Thursday... an inadvertent truth

Cheney: Oozing out of the sleazy speech he gave Thursday... an inadvertent truth

What Would Jesus Do, You Ask, About Torture? Apparently He Would Waterboard!

Jonathan Tasini: Red Herrings And Single Payer Health Care

I feel like we ARE experiencing a terrorist attack - from Newt and Cheney

Former intern to tell of affair with John F. Kennedy

KKKarl Rove: Gitmo mess is Obama's fault

How's this for an protest for Single payer?

Should marijuana ever be used just for pleasure...

"The Rainmaker"

Fixing America, Erasing Bush

I just heard the most ridiculously stupid thing on a story re: housing Gitmo detainees in Montana

Are people dumping pets on the Interstates in Michigan?

SEE IT NOW! New YouTube satire, as New York State takes up...

The Power of Fear

2 Questions for Governor Schwarzenegger (taking questions from public for CNN interview)

Have you been listening to more music lately?

Colin Powell fires back at Rush Limbaugh, Dick Cheney

Let's burn some fuel

Senate No. 2 Republican says Obama's Supreme Court pick could face filibuster

Torture's Psychological Impact 'Often Worse' Than Physical

GRRRRRRRRRRRRRR (ready to vomit?)

Tennessee Locals Wait All Night, Compete Against Immigrants for Slaughterhouse Jobs (WSJ)

Mullen: Military to comply if gay ban law changes

Gingrich to Americans: ‘People should be afraid’

I clicked the link at the top about the Pakistan Taliban

Bush criticized by former 9/11 commission member

Songs of Liberation

Marcia Angell: US health care held hostage to corporate profit -- single payer is the only answer

Ok here is a free hint and feel free to bookmark

They have a sense of humor at Redmond

What Did Powell Know, and Why Isn't He Subjected to the Pelosi Treatment?

The new normal

Biblical Prophesy and the Iraq War; Bush, God, Iraq and Gog

Dover 'Old Guard' team shoulders heavy burden

We had massive layoffs at my newspaper yesterday

Just curious: Why did so many of you disbelieve Bernanke when he warned that ramming

A Hit in School, Maggots and All (our kids DO like science)


Glenn Beck claims his sources are saying Prop 8 is about to be overturned

Happy birthday, Robert Allen Zimmerman (aka Bob Dylan)

How much of the anger & bitterness & nastiness of repubs comes from sexual repression?

One of the major behavior traits that run the World's Capitalistic States is also one

Bush criticized by former 9/11 commission member

What is acceptable punishment for student misbehavior?

Little know facts about this year's Indy 500

If anything happens, like an attack on US soil of any kind.....

Olbermann Rescinds Charity Offer for Cowardly Hannity

***Indianapolis 500 thread *** (official or otherwise)

Robert Parry: Please Help Get Our Books to Libraries

How asfe do you feel? After 8 years of GWB keeping us safe, we should feel safe, yes?

Riot erupts at Indiana Old Navy over $1 flip flops

Facebook is a wonderful tool for connecting with old friends who have become assholes.

Boston Globe's Big Picture presents ... Hubble's final servicing mission ...

Steve LaTourette demands White House answers on Chrysler

The CIA's History of Deception

Who should be permitted to have a credit card?

So should Obama appoint Jesus to the Supreme Court?

As we recognize Memorial Day and honor the dead, I ask you this: Are all wars the same or are some

Spanish Judges Target High-Ranking US Officials In Human Rights Investigation

The Awful Sound of Silence

"Are you a quack?" - A nice essay about science.

Hey everyone, look what I received yesterday!

How can people justify helmet laws and seat belt laws and yet

19 years ago some piece of human garbage kidnapped and presumably murdered my childhood friend

MN's native Dakota hand ICE agents w/Notice of Deporation at Ft Snelling (Native land)

Television ads to become increasingly aggressive

Rolling Thunder: Good guys or not good guys?

Falwell Shuts Down LU Democratic Club

Why hasn't the media ever asked Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. any followup questions about this?

RNC Ad Compares Pelosi to Pussy Galore — Time For Women to Exit the GOP?

The Metal Checks- (The Burden of War)

For those of you that engage in such things, a few prayers for some friends please.

Federal Reserve holding over $2 trillion in the Darkest Balance Sheet in Financial History

Why don't we just pass a law to make hybrid ONLY cars in the US?

A televangelist's surging wealth prompts growing questions

Former Senior Interrogator In Iraq: Cheney Is Wrong

Morley Safer Doesn’t Trust Citizen Journalism

Evidence: The media will ruin Obama's Presidency...

School Board Members Attack Textbook Over Global Warming and Iraq War

In Attics and Closets, 'Biohackers' Discover Their Inner Frankenstein

The 45th President

Lodi Cat Controversy Brews - Neighbor Posts Sign: Hit A Cat I'll Hit Your Kid

Rush Limbaugh sure has an eerie preoccupation with anal sex

Weekend toons, Part 2- The big Dick

Weekend toons, Part 1, Gitmo and other problems

"War is Just a Racket" Excerpt from a speech delivered in 1933 by General Smedley Butler, USMC.

Touching Dick Cheney

America's new green guru sparks anger over climate change U-turns

Chairman of the JCS: Military to Comply if Gay Ban Law Changes

McCain was tortured by the NVA, right ?

"Four failed Presidencies and this guy still thinks his shit doesn’t stink."

Credit-Card Law May Reduce U.S. Consumers' Purchasing Power by $90 Billion

Bring Back Lay-Away!

Rx and the Single Payer

Fundies gone wild in Oklahoma.......

Did Lambert lose Idol because he is gay? Straight people don't have this question.

Have we already lost Iran?

UAW, Inc.

Fixing America, Erasing Bush

Geithner Adopts Part of Wall Street Derivatives Plan

Single payer advocates don't want insurance companies at the table at all.

Attention Liberals: There’s No Reasoning with a Reptile

Tidbits and pieces about Joe Scarborough and on-air responsibility.

Death Penalty

Gay US Diplomats To Receive Equal Benefits

The GOP is far closer to fascism than the DNC is to socialism

I own a 1993 Cadillac Sedan DeVille with about 278,000 miles.

I'm watching Valkyrie, drinking a Heineken and eating a Ritter sport.

Should the birth of Midlo's Quints be Pay-Per-View?

Spent all day at the Sr PGA Open and fried in the sun. Ask me anything

Roverboy made #8 in World's Dumbest Performers

I'm Drunk

I just deleted 635 email from my inbox. Ask me anything.

DTM Survey

Ice Road Trucker fans: Will Alex return?

Britain's Got Talent: Susan Boyle Makes It to the Semis, but

If I have inherited income, will that affect being able to get Unemployment benefits?

Who's the actor i always get confused with Nick Stahl?

You know you have an awesome spouse when people tell you they want a "Mr. Shell Beau".


Frosty Paws

Is it pathetic that I cannot bring myself to watch the Alzheimer's Project???

Want to have some fun?

Yup, it's a Great Wall, alright....

Know what I hate about hangings in film?

My cats have just mauled me

Dear God, Hayden Christensen sucked in "Clones"

Why even bother showing a movie like Clerks II in an edited fashion?

Tomorrow, I will finally be able to share some good news for a change!

I'm bored

CreekDog Appreciation Thread.

How many Crayola crayons can you fit in your navel?

Marine Corps Drill Cadence I

You're the key to my heart...

Brown Eyed Girl

Let Me Down Easy

Who Loves You Better?

Hey! Now we all know that the moon is not made of green cheese...

Push Push

So, I'm walking through the Mini-Mart here on base this A.M. and came to the strangest realization..

So the dog comes trotting into the house with a rat tail

I just murdered a family of 100.

Tobin's product endorsement for the day. This stuff is excellent.

Lily Allen - Him

DUer discovers Perpetual Motion Machine.

If we all have a many thousand word vocabulary, why is it so hard

Have you ever seen a rainbow wrapped around the sun?

I forgot to switch of the perpetual motion engine in my car last night

I need to prepare a monologue from Shakespeare..........

Does anyone have HD radio?

Meet Syzygy (Ziggy)


Bees swarm store in NYC - trap employees

Weird.I believe that Midlo is insulting herself in that post:

Why the Hell would Sam Adams make a Dimatap flavored Beer

Need some Google query ideas

Shuttin' Detroit Down . . .

Educate me about shortwave radios and scanners

Educate me about shortwave radios and scanners

Nihilism after a major life event

You know what? I thought "Terminator Salvation" was a very good movie.

I would personally like to thank the NBA refs

The Mystery of Harrison Ford...

*******Administrators Appreciation Thread*******

Horror Fans, you need to watch the movie Feast.

********** I HATE ASTERISKS **********

I'm working on putting the pool up.

I don't feel nearly as alone now

What color Crayola crayon tastes the best?

Post here if you're having trouble finding a thread to post in

So many people have cancer. Why is there not more progress being made toward finding a cure?

So many people have cancer. Why is there not more progress being made toward finding a cure?

19 years ago, some piece of human garbarge kidnapped and presumably murdered my childhood friend

I saw a picture tonight of my natural Father..

How come in Star Trek TNG

For those who miss the DU Hate Mailbag

Photo Thread: Cars! Cars! Cars!

I don't know why and I don't WANT to know why...

Remember, we don't make mistakes.

Do you watch anime?

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Sun 5/24/2009)

Let us have an experiment in Anarchy !

I Put Someone on "Ignore" Today

Does anyone else use AOL for email? Has it been wonky for you the past two days?

I signed up for guitar lessons

How do I back out of this without causing an uproar

Anyone else ever watched the documentary 'Jesus Camp'?

kitten picture of the day for sunday may 24


Just home from doing my part to destroy the institution of marriage.

Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon

Pet Peeve with Howard Stern re: Ryan O'Neal's son's name.

i'm exhausted. Having guests in half hour. Have more cooking left to do!!

Suggestions for unusual stuff to do in Paris.

The Big One is coming soon

Where the Wild Things Are - Oh Hell yeah

Hey WGN, where's my WKRP?

Hey WGN, where's my WKRP?

Should I Go See Star Trek?

I just saw Star Trek and I can say, without a doubt, it was the best of the

We are going to have a Sonic Boom this morning

Pap Smears? Really?

How do you pronouce this DU Name?

English poll: "My car needs washed" or "My car needs to be washed"?

A Poll about your Driving habits.

My Nomination for The Official Image of DU Outrage

If I take back the Bose iPod dock I gave Mr. for Father's Day last year

Wild Thing

Not seeking medical advice, but can you help me with describing a symptom

Do you believe that angles exist?

Just got back from seeing Terminator


Who likes Creedence Clearwater Revival?

I want to start a new Cult with Midlo as our Divinity.But I have a problem.

My brother and his girlfriend are getting married!

I think I have a new Hollywood crush

Susan Boyle - semi-final performance

Ann Curry goes a tad overboard in her interview with Brad Pitt at Cannes

I'm listening to this very NOT PC discussion right now on a health show. Do you think

Guitarists: Do you change your own strings?

2fer, who KNEW?!1 H'wood producer molested Barbra. & Rita COSBY resurfaces!1

DS1 thinks I should start a Facebook page.


Finally, the update and the good news

So...who wants a hug?

Hank Williams - Cold Cold Heart

PSA: The Memorial Day weekend would be a very good time to watch Ava's film.

If I am mistaken about Natalie Portman, I will own up to and apologize here and eat crow

Death note is a creepy show.

Weeks of meditating has done nothing to abnegate my rage toward Microsoft IE and that fucking

Gardening question

I miss my old IBM selectric

If you wee in charge of casting for a Bill Hicks biopic...

Britney Spears? Really?

We're going to see our friend's baby tomorrow. He's a little sick.

Ok, Kids, wish me luck and vibes!

Have you actually ever HAD "Boogie Fever," and did you boogie down or seek medical attention?

Anyone watching the Indy 500?

what temp and how long to bake a cornish game hen?

Bella got ate up by some mosquitoes, but here is my baby doll!

animal shelters - need advice

Stories From the Road- The Jamaican.

Stories From the Road: The Wrong Idea.

Fellow loungers, I need to discuss something serious with you.

Did you "graduate" high school OR "graduate from" high school?

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Win-win Edition

Shiloh just brought a baby rabbit into the house. What should I do?

Any other fans of "Corner Gas"?

Do you watch video mixtapes?

Do you believe that angels exist?

What cultural warning should we give people who visit the USA?

Happy birthday aljones & petersond!!

If there is a store more eager than KMart to seal its own doom, I've never seen it

Check out PiGuy's shirt!

Sometimes I feel so small ~~~>

Observer (UK): 'Dick Cheney: Washington trembles at the return of 'Darth Vader' (May 24)

Rachel (Mediawhore) Maddow's ratings continue steep decline. I haven't seen this posted?

What a difference a year makes - thank GOD!

The biggest problem with the "free media"

Do You Want Your OTV?

will the credit card bill of rights punish those who pay on time?

Are you one of "Obama's thugs"?

Tom Ridge said Rush Limbaugh and co are too shrill on State of the Union this morning (CNN)

Over $115,000 raised for progressive candidates so far by Norm Coleman [sic]

Seen this pic on

Who were the six senators who opposed blocking the funds to close Gitmo?

i don't mean to call anyone it is against the rules...but i would suggest going to this OP:

Observer (UK): 'How Obama set the tone for a quiet revolution in gay rights' (May 24)

Looking for a link to a site/news story regarding the inaccuracies in the CIA briefing memos notes

How Long Will Obama Put Up With The Likes Of Cheney & Rove.......

Obama: White House Has Been "Terrific" For Family Life

C-SPAN replaying Pres. Obama's speech on first-ever federal emissions & fuel efficiency standards

NYT: A Court Candidate Who Has a Sparse Legal Record (Granholm)

PHOTO Chicago, Inauguration Day

PHOTOS Flickr 'Messages to Obama' (VERY pic heavy)

What would happen to our nation's political landscape

Conservatives build opposition to Obama's health care plan... by making them look like McCain's?

An absolutely hideous display by Whoreish Toolbox David Gregory This Morning.

PHOTOS Thread Links

Chairman of N.C. Dems: Gut tells me Shuler's looking at run for senate

The New Republic: Why Barack Obama is waging a more effective war on terror than George W. Bush

NYT *exposes* Obama's strawman trick ...... with the help of William Safire

NYT: After Many Firsts, Judge Has Talent for Persuasion (Sears)

State Dept to provide benefits to same-sex and opposite-sex partners

Yes we have a Democrat in office.. He may not be your flavor of Democrat..

I am starting to think that Cheney will be the GOP nominee in 2012

"Gitmo detainees will radicalize prisoners if we bring them into U.S. prisons."

We are having a bi-state PROUD TO PAY OUR SHARE rally

Changing the Art on the White House Walls

WATCH: Dem Senator Nelson Open To Filibustering Obama Court Nominee

Keep an eye on Califronia and the other state budgets

Frank Rich: La Cage aux Democrats

Why do we campaign and elect a democrat?

Helpful NY janitor holds cop's gun during arrest

Pakistan's mystics in sights of Taliban

Slayings dashed dreams of rural Iraqi family

RNC's Below-the-belt shot at Pelosi

John Edwards’ wife: His affair made me vomit

Rove: Legal ‘Mess’ at Guantanamo Is Obama Administration’s Fault

Film Co-Written by Roxana Saberi Wins Cannes Prize (Journalist Jailed in Iran)

China bridge jumper 'gets a push'

Black mayor of Mississippi town brings 'atomic bomb of change'

India Likely to Move on U.S. Military Pact.

America's new green guru sparks anger over climate change U-turns

Geithner Adopts Part of Wall Street Derivatives Plan

Liberty University Rejects Democrat Club

Migrants Return Home From Working Abroad To Debt and Hardship

Powell to Republicans: Listen to moderates, too

Petraeus Tells RFE/RL That Recent Gitmo, Interrogation Moves Will 'Help' (U.S. efforts in Iraq-Af)

Ridge blasts Obama over Guantanamo handling

Netanyahu defies Obama on Israeli settlement freeze

Gay US diplomats to receive equal benefits

Gore, others urge CEOs to back climate change deal

Defeated Tamil Tiger rebels confirm leader's death

Atlantis, crew land in Calif. after Hubble mission

Scores Wounded In Gunfire At Sikh Temple (Vienna Austria)

Dick Durbin would accept Gitmo detainees in Illinois if in 'supermax' prison

Haneke's 'The White Ribbon' wins Cannes top prize

Rising unemployment raises threat of social crisis: World Bank

Soldiers battle Taliban in Swat hub

Ban says U.S. climate bill plan "not enough"

Powell: 'I am still a Republican'

Pakistanis protest Swat offensive

Court pick could face filibuster over 'feelings'

Poverty levels influence children's learning

International groups worry over Venezuela's stance on free press

you are a slave to the Government

Lily Allen - Him

Obama Taps Former Astronaut As NASA Chief

WH Briefing on Gitmo, Torture

KO: Col. Janis Karpinski responds to Cheney, "bad apples" myth

RM: Did Gonzales Approve Torture?

Pakistani Troops Fight Taliban in Main Swat Town

Rove: I Prefer Limbaugh Over Powell

Why Do You Kill, Zaid?

Ridge(R): Rush Limbaugh Offends, Shrill & Divisive - 'let us be rational, thoughtful, responsible'

Ben Nelson Keeps Door Open To "Enhanced Interrogation Techniques"

C-SPAN Callers Discuss Cheney

Nobody misses Bush like Bill Maher


ABC Sunday Show Round Table: Obama Foreign Policy = Bush Foreign Policy


The View- Film 'Outrage' Outing Closeted Politicians Who Vote Anti-Gay

TV ONE: Stand -- Michael Eric Dyson and Cornel West debate music

Powell: Chairman RNC has to Lay Prostrate On The Floor to Limbaugh More Than Entertainer

Rep. Hoekstra (R-MI) on investigating Pelosi CIA comments

Durbin Calls Gingrich Out for His Double-Standard on Pelosi - CIA Faux Outrage

Colin Powell On Face The Nation May.24, 2009

Powell: I Have No Idea if Torture Works..Aware Legal Opinions Given EIT Met the Standards of Law

Dick Durbin Says Newt Gingrich Is Suffering From 'Political Amnesia'

Rove: We carefully protected America while upholding the Constitution

Iran's Very Own 'Michelle Obama' Takes to the Stage

The Good News Flower Hour #22 (Donald Rumsfeld's Holy War Art)

Funeral For A Friend

Innocent Man In Coma After 'Hard Shove' By Police Officer

A Word to Obama About Clean Coal

Joseph Galloway: A day to remember the price of freedom

Saying Goodbye to Ground Zero

The First Great Constitutional Debate of the 21st Century (Nichols | The Nation)

Court Views Work Of Potential Picks.

Hitler's European Holocaust Helpers

Spain's Judges Cross Borders In Rights Cases.

Cheney's new book: 'I'm right, you're wrong' (Abouhalkah | Kansas City Star)

Hey, Mr. President! What did Canada ever do to you?

Involuntary Military Service Under the Radar

Stimulus Spending Trickles In

Congressional Duck and Cover

Migrants Return Home From Working Abroad To Debt and Hardship

Migrants Return Home From Working Abroad To Debt and Hardship

Now at last it's time for Shell to atone for my father's death

Cheney vs Obama: What doesn't make sense (Rick Starr | Knoxville News)

Obama Refuses to Release Photos Of Sasha and Malia's Swingset

McChrystal & the Afghan military "solution"

McClatchy: Cheney's speech ignored some inconvenient truths

Geithner Dismisses GOP Socialism Charge as 'Ridiculous

Another Banking Rip Off -Where does this end??

Climate change summit hijacked by biggest polluters, critics claim

Shocking Admission By Frank Luntz in NYT Magazine

Why would you hire a bad lawyer?

Helen Philpot: "Life’s a bitch… and so is Dick Cheney"

Nuance Is Fine Until It’s a Flip-Flop

Daniel Webster on the Draft

A new democracy must emerge from this mire

The President’s ‘Whiz Kids’

Four People Face Federal Prison for Passing Out Leaflets and Chalking Slogans

Robert Reich: The Only Sure Way to Fund Universal Health Care

President Obama’s Orwellian New Category of “Prolonged Detention”

BAD COP #2 Makes Statement: Sen. Lugar "Cuba Should Not Be Allowed to Rejoin OAS"

Miami-Dade shows Cuba how to do democracy right!

Venezuela's farm seizures show little results

State Dept. Newspaper, er uh, WaPo and another silly, lie-filled editorial about Chavez

VENEZUELA's Ambassordor to OAS, Roy Chaderton Matos, Rejects UN/OAS Media Critique

SE Queensland Gets 1/3 Of Annual Rainfall In 24 Hours - Authorities Describe "Inland Sea" - AFP

Chilean Study Outlines Projected 1-1.5C Average Temperature Increases, 10-15% Loss In Rainfall, Snow

Exxon Opposes Renewables Proxy Vote - Cites "Strong & Proactive" Company Stance

N. Wisconsin Lakes Lowest In 70 Years - Research Finds Long-Term Drying Trend From 1950s On - MJS

Large Tree Numbers In Yosemite Declining Rapidly - 24% Loss From 1930s To 1990s - Climate Suspected

Study indicates people by nature are universally optimistic

A New E&E Feature - "Asshole Of The Week" - Here's My Nominee!

"I'd put my money on the sun and solar energy. What a source of power!...

National Geographic, 'The Global Food Crisis'

Zebra Mussels Confirmed In Susquehanna River Upstream From Chesapeake Bay - WP

Armed Forces commander becomes new Defense Minister (Colombia)

Micro-Hydro Turbines Embedded In Water Pipes - Viable alternative to Coal?

The Forty-whiners have changed their logo this year...

UFC 98: Rashad Evans vs Lyoto Machida

NFL rules out wedge formation- no more wedge busters

Ok here's my kiss of death, er, prediction for the Indy 500

Dodgers win in extra innings, run walked home

The JR Chess Report (May 24): Shrov wins Sofia; Ganguly, Zhou take Subic Bay

Fenway Park has lost its virginity. Twice!

Absolutely dumbest rule in sports:

Cowboys hired ex con to give advice on practice facility

Holy freakin cardiac Mets!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Tomorrow is a SERIOUS racing day. Indy 500 in the morning, followed by

Part of Cleveland being sold to Chinese investors? Crap!!

Papelbon Overreacts To An Out

Ok we're taking bets here. When will the Cubs score some damn runs?

Big Papi is now below the Mendoza Line. It is affecting the team.

Rugby: Ireland stuffs Canada - next victim USA

Pinnacle Of Journalistic IRRESPONSIBILITY Times Reporter John Frank Ignites Tempest In A Teapot!

Today in labor history May 24 “the eighth wonder of the world” 27 worker deaths the Brooklyn Bridge

Libel and slander

Children Who Get Flu Vaccine Have Three Times Risk Of Hospitalization For Flu, Study Suggests

What is an "inalienable" right?

Everyday more homophobic garbage spews from her mouth.

Obama quashed Israel military option against Iran

U.S.: Jerusalem's status subject to negotiation

Delete. Wrong Forum. Sorry.

Country's gun-loving tradition has gone too far......

The anti-gun people should name why they are so afraid of guns.

One Way to Maintain Low Unemployment

Goslings and Ducklings (Warning for dial up and squee alert)

Let me take you to a defunct gold mine - I doubt you'll regret the visit. Dial-up caution

Reflections on Canada Place

Rules for Sizing of Photos - for June Contest only

Macro photography with a digital camera

Contest Rules

June Photo Contest *** Scouting Suggestions for a Theme***

Hitler's European Holocaust Helpers

SEE IT NOW! New YouTube satire as New York State takes up...

We need a chatroom!

What are the most common and most effective methods of manifestation?

Polywell Fusion WB-8 gets stimulus funding

Menorah Illuminates (Sammy) Davis Jr.’s Judaism

Sex-abuse priest took secrets to grave

Orthodox Women To Be Trained As Clergy, If Not Yet as Rabbis

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