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Archives: May 9, 2009

CA Anti-gun legislation shelved

the Correct Way to Correct Someone (and stand corrected)...

Cancer Research Website Really Arlen Specter Campaign Fundraiser

The Secret to George and Laura Bush's Deviled Eggs Recipe? Dijon Mustard

Arlen Specter Converts To Islam, Becomes Woman

Bravo DUers - KOs going for that CBS goon

To The GOP and their strange ZaNu Labour Bed Fellows. Are you Learning Yet?

Does Eric Cantor set US Foreign policy? command the military?

Bill Moyers Journal Tonight -THE POLITICS OF BIG MONEY - Dick Durbin

After discussing rebranding with GOP leaders

Kitsap Bank, Port Orchard, Washington, Assumes All of the Deposits of Westsound Bank, Bremerton, Was

Kitsap Bank, Port Orchard, Washington, Assumes All of the Deposits of Westsound Bank, Bremerton, Was

I'm inclined to believe Nancy on this torture issue

Whaaaa? SLAD too?

Inside Britain's first mixed convent

Alphacat aka Iman does it again! Barack Obama Spoof - "Blame It"

How much torture did it take to beat the Nazi war machine?

Louisiana Sen. Vitter holding up the FEMA chief nomination just three weeks before hurricane season

Huffington Post-New Abu Ghraib Torture Photos

California Screamin'

I believe "mustard" was poll tested before they started talking about it.

Download Last Night's Daily Show Free

A Marijuana Tax as the Next New Revenue Stream?

Response from my ConservaDem

Promote Peace on Mother's Day

Australia to shoot 6,000 kangaroos(to protect endangered plants, insects, and reptiles)

Prepare for a generational retirement nightmare


GOP is preparing SCOTUS anti-nominee arguments.

Mike Steele .......

Now here is a good reason to join Twitter!

Top Pelosi Aide Learned Of Waterboarding in 2003

Robert Reich: What Will Happen to Banks that Fail the Stress Test, When You and I Own Wall Street

[Streaming Video] Real Time With Bill Maher

Fox Noise says Wal Mart is proof US doesn't need health care reform

Is Dick Cheney afraid of Rachel (with no extra "a") Maddow?


Bill Kristol, human sewer

Naomi Klein and Matt Taibbi on Maher's panel?

Maher Arar - all this torture talk makes me wonder -

Maher Arar - all this torture talk makes me wonder -

Sean Gourley: The mathematics of war (video)

Mia Farrow ends fast after health concerns

Mantis Mania.

Crossfire in Pakistan

Tie them sticks in a bundle

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF!!

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF!!

Rachel! Good for you!

So Keith ran the stats for our lovely

"If A Democrat Is Also Culpable...They Can Go To Hell Too"

The FABULOUS Naomi Klein defends unions and EFCA

A blast from the past: Elizabeth Edwards calls Ann Coulter out for being a hateful witch

What Levi says with apparent glee I say with resolute sadness.

Push your senators on Health Care

Heads Up: Jamie Lee Curtis the first guest on Leno in a few minutes.

Pelosi. one paragraph. from Thinkprogress.

So basically what we have here on the torture issue is...

Keywords ...they say a lot about a website

Keywords ...they say a lot about a website

Florida man who killed wife and family...obituary for him. None for the family.

Court docs: Miss California USA Carrie Prejean's parents used homosexuality as an insult

Miss Botswana: here we go again

Iraq's Deputy Prime Minister Barham Salim joins Twitter..gotta read his 1st "tweet"

Central midwesterners, hoping you are ok. Winds and tornadoes=4 deaths

Too young to get it

New credit card "trick"? or just a random screw-up?

Gay porn star kicked out of Grove City College

Outlasting the Bastards: Learning and Applying the Pete Seeger Lesson by Coleen Rowley

MSM - STFU!!!!

Let's help the Grand Old Old Party reach out to social conservatives


Why are KARZAI and ALI ZARDARI going on Meet the Press?

Karzai demanding an end to U.S. airstrikes in Afghanistan? Silly puppet . . .

Why CEO's of Car giants earn the big bucks...too stupid to know which plants were closing

Obama to scrap funding for abstinence-only programs

The son of my staff member knew that assassinated Wesleyan student

Some of us were Democrats before being a Democrat was cool

All the repubs need to regain power is for the dems to fail

I have new name for the republcian party...

Republican Party going from "Joke" to "Pathetic"

The "Irrelephants".

I ranked Harkin close to dead last in 1992

I ranked Harkin close to dead last in 1992

Issa: A Republican Watchdog, Unleashed

Silence on torture troubling

Agree or disagee: As wealth and political connections go up, personal responsibility goes down

The next time ANYBODY asks me when I'm going to get married and have kids (I'm almost 37),

Nancy knew. Nancy kept her mouth shut because she was in line to become the Speaker of the House.

How many Fox News talking points can you spot in this LTTE?

Obama White House Finds George W. Bush’s Bible

Just a reminder - 19 more days

What DU is to me..

Gay porn not acceptable after-school work for Christian college students

Drunk Driver Sentenced in Six Deaths - 64 years to life

White House Correspondents Dinner: Who's Attending??

Video Appointment vs. Real Doctor's Visit?

Were any DUers listening to the first half hour of WJ this morning

WOW, no threads on fear of a pig pandemic this morning?

The Real Housewives of War - Fingerprints on Shattered Lives

Star Trek Sequel Already In Production

Star Trek Sequel Already In Production

a perfect world, you keep the Dems out of your bank account & the Repubss out of your bedroom

All They Had To Do Was NOTHING

Study: Some Purses Contain Poison - Lead In Plastic, Vinyl Could Be Harmful

Just remember this one thing, When the Bush* Cabal said nukes were on the table

Could we have a "drinking poison" suicide emoticon Mods?

Could we have a "drinking poison" suicide emoticon Mods?

Could we have a "drinking poison" suicide emoticon Mods?

Huckabee warns GOP could become ‘irrelevant’

Coal ash is damaging water, health in 34 states, groups say

Sex starved Kenyan man seeks compensation in court

Isn't it awesome how Republicans have become experts in everything they talk about?

Revenge of the Tundra

Obama Makes Push For Credit Card Legislation (VIDEO)

Picture= 1000 words x 2

Mother Wright, tireless advocate for poor, dies

Texas novelist 'Bud' Shrake dies in Austin

Another texting idiot has caused misery on public transit.....

GEM$NBC has a special on

GEM$NBC has a special on

American Taliban: Christian school tells student to skip prom

Jail for suburban zoo keeper

Man went on hamster heist

I know that our protests against the Iraq War failed, but

I may have been the first voter in a CNN poll!

The Grid, Our Cars and the Net: One Idea to Link Them All

Ed Schultz: Insurance Companies Are At The Table, Why Not Single Payer? (Video)

Nations largest food drive is TODAY! Put a non-perishable in your mailbox

YouTube of priest Alberto. Not about church, celibacy. More like John EDWARDS

Does this strike you as offensive? It does me.

Steele Calls GOP Base Bigoted, Says They ‘Rejected’ Romney Because They Have ‘Issues With Mormonism’

Are the Chicago Blackhawks a Racist Organization?

Marcy Winograd To Take On Jane Harman In CA-36 Again

Letter Carrier food drive today.

Spot the stupid

Holy Footloose, Batman! Student threatened with suspension for going to a prom!

Harkin changes views on same-sex marriage

Huckabee: GOP could become "irrelevant as the Whigs, a party of gray-haired old men"

Reporters Without Borders protests in central Paris again detention of US journalist in Iran

What was Pelosi told? Olbermann talks about it.

Bio-electricity may offer better mileage for cars than ethanol

Strange but true - Science weaves some pretty weird webs

Bush and Cheney No Longer On Speaking Terms

Bush and Cheney No Longer On Speaking Terms

Man dropped marijuana bag in court

Anti choicers vandalize abortion doctor's clinic - again

Another great column by Matt Taibbi. He cracks me up.

Teed off: Smoking bans have golfers riled

oh no....Bush & Laura do Dijon

Girl, 17, run over by her own SUV during 'ghost ride' stunt

Any one else tried "Pepsi Throwback" yet?

Schriever man fatally shoots armed burglar

When did the color coded TERROR ALERTS go away?

Obama and Race Relations: Civil Rights Leaders Aren't Satisfied

Clinton Was Right To Advocate Home Loans To Lower-Rated Borrowers. Here's Why.

Going Up: Price of First-Class Stamp


Want to bet that the health insurance companies would come begging for a bailout

It doesn't matter what we believe...

Swine Flu Vaccine caused neurological illnesses and deaths in 1976

Russia warns foes in new speech, parade "Protecting the motherland our Holy duty"

Labor chief: Stimulus funds a major factor in state’s recovery

Managed care stocks rally as health reform evolves

Need citizens to speak at upcoming EPA hearings in Seattle and Arlington, VA

Hackers Steal 160,000 Health Records From UC Berkeley Database

Florida teacher has affair with 16 year old girl, puts it on My Space, wife sees it.

Shock jocks: voice of America or voice of hate?

Siegelman Lobbies DOJ To Intervene As Court Deadline Nears

Siegelman Lobbies DOJ To Intervene As Court Deadline Nears


Obesity increases health care costs for everyone

on the record, all of which will eventually come out:: you were either...

Hackers wanted! Scholarships available to coders who'll come to journalism and help save democracy

The crap that passes for 'journalism' these days!

C-SPAN running Laura Bush at Dinner a few years ago. Very funny...n/t

Poll: Risk Factors, Positive Factors, and the Cost of Health Insurance

NYC Charging Rent At Homeless Shelters

Texas Man Jailed 83 Days For Skipping Jury Duty

Richard Clarke Responds to GOP Guantanamo Attacks

Science Trumps Intelligent Design Again

Topless Model / Miss USA Alysha Castonguay: Prejean situation stems from her opinion, not photos

Guest columnist, R. Duane Graham: Concern over rights just a ruse

At last, change you can believe in:

Other Illness May Precede Worst Cases of Swine Flu ~ NYT

OK Dana Perino

Torture investigation begins! CNN has the details

Sarah Palin hails Obama's embrace of Bush's Polar Bear rule

CBS golf analyst: Soldiers would shoot Reid, Pelosi

CBS golf analyst: Soldiers would shoot Reid, Pelosi

Huge U.S. camp arises in Afghan Desert of Death

Cutting Through Economic Obfuscation--A Reality-Based Narrative About The Economic Meltdown

surge update - U.S. forces kill 12 year old Iraqi boy after grenade attack

There is a gorgeous full moon out tonight.

Clear obesity gene link 'found'

The World According to Monsanto - Full Documentary

CNN Daily Poll - not just "No", this one is a pure and simple "Hell No!"

Would Jesus take a bailout?

uhhh..guys...did you see this map?

Following Twitter (tweets) for the White House Correspondents' Dinner?

do you need to "replump" your lips?

Amid H1N1 Flu Fears, Hand Sanitizer Comes To White House Press Room

Politicians, especially Republicans, do not recognize the revolution that is taking place...

Health Care Reform: Some Basic Principles - George Lakoff will start showing the arrival of the guests at

Matt Taibbi says that we have an atmosphere where...

What part of no don't you understand??

Germany moves to outlaw paintball-says games like paintball encourage violence

EU quarantines London in flu panic

Tehana, Texas shakedown artist - Republican District Attorney Linda K. Russell

Do You Know Why Mother's Day Was Started?

Dear Jesus,

Is the MSM breaks bread with President Obama on CSPAN tonight???

Obama Calls for Bill to Restrict Credit Card Fees

How do we know where we are going if we don't know where we have been??

Al Gore: Alarming new slides depict a worsening climate crisis

*** DUzy Awards for week ending May 8, 2009 ***

Senators weigh 3 government health plans - (Closed door meeting)

Need help! What is the best way of getting a really good deal on a hotel room?

Jim Hightower: Populism Is a Rebellion Against Corporate Power -- It's Not Just Stupid, Raw Anger

Moyers Journal Durbin links

Teen banned from prom for smelling like pot wants compensation

Weird conversation on a message board - I don't get it

Did John McCain lose the 2008 U.S. Presidential election because he was not conservative enough?

In Toledo, Downturn Empties Offices; White-Collar Workers Coping With Layoffs

Wanna make a freeper's head explode?

Where black people and white people buy furniture,

Am I the only one who finds the Huffington Post website user unfriendly?

Will Bob Schieffer play dumb with Dick Cheney this Sunday?

Ohio Christian school tells student to skip prom

So when you pay off your Capital One balance, they charge you interest but they can't explain why.

"This crisis is far from over"

how did the torture debate go from bu$h*/cheney to nancy pelosi...?

Please sign the medical marijuana petition

The repubicans are dealing with nancy Pelosi with some of the same tactics they used on john Kerry.

Remember this...

Two ideas to aid the economy

Dear Max--Your "Health Racketeering" buddies have to go!

These born-again, family values GOP asshats who are pro torture:

Torture: "The Clean Team"

W.R. Grace acquitted in Montana asbestos case


A serious question about the new Star Trek movie :SPOILER ALERT: Do not klick unless you've seen it

Yet another sterling example of the RW base.

Why is there a torture "debate?"

so.. what is Dubya doing these days.. what's he Fuck'n up now..??

A simple question for you. Where do workers in the health insurance industry go if we get single

General George Washington smacks down torturers "ruin to themselves and their country"

The truth behind our presence in Afghanistan:

1995-My disabled father died at the Mayo Clinic, Billed $440,000.

Not sure what to get Mom for Mother's Day (this Sunday May 10th)

Despite Threats, Casino Smoking Ban Advances

No Country for Middle-Aged Men (Mother Jones)

Bombing Afghans in Defense of Afghanistan?

Bombing Afghans in Defense of Afghanistan?

The man won the damn Oscar, gave the best speech of the night, and this was his father's reaction

Parents sue after son is killed with 'prop' gun in school play

tv alert, RIGHT NOW on NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC channel: doc abt MARIJUANA nt

tv alert, RIGHT NOW on NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC channel: doc abt MARIJUANA nt

"If you want to pay rent and need to get money you can donate blood," she says. "My dad does that."

What's the least invasive way to find out my credit score?

Here it is, the photo everyone is having a conniption over

How much is your co-pay for mental health treatment?

Teen tries to sell sister on Craigslist


What do you want? What will you settle for?

State (MD) sets new rules on free, low-cost hospital care

How to Twitter

Get Ready

i don't care about monogamy -- don't care if 'you'

What the Pelosi-Briefing Issue Shows - We need a Classified Crimes Act!

Why would ANYONE not want universal health care?

Jury just found a man guilty of a crime that DNA proves he didn't commit

Twittering is...

"I used to be a gynecologist in Cuba".. NC has the BEST local commercials

Senate LAUGHS About How Many Police It Takes To Silence The American People On Single Payer

The Honeymoon is over...

Just got back from seeing Star Trek and...

Grammar question!

Congressional Democrats COULD HAVE Legally Revealed Bush's Torture Crimes

"the better term was financially articulate ... if you have more money to put into the process..."

An updated rant on LAWN POISON

The Wacky Warren Commission Questioning Skills That Made Arlen Spector Senator For Life

Do you favor raising the age for receiving Social Security?



Tiny Invisibility Cloak Constructed

DUzy Awards for the week are up in GD

Is DemoTex in Oregon, yet? In training for the Fire Tower...been hoping for update...

How come this thread didn't get noticed for DUzys?

OMG, my Internets didn't work for two whole days!

How not to rob a bank(Don't leave wallet behind)

The Mods are out of control

Well, another eyebrow lost to an unfortunate...

Okay, where is Aristus? I thought we were gonna get drunk together.

My brother had a good scare today.

poem, unedited

The lounge is woefully underrepresented in this week's DUzy thread.

You know what's f'd up??

It's so exciting in here, I may break out into a fit of joy.

Apparently we are all fucking LOOSERS to Midlo, because there are no Lounge DUzy's.

I'm proud to say I wear a size 0

OK - unless you are a newbie with computers, ya know at least once, ya wanted to Beat Up Your PC!!

Screw you, Dan Ackroyd! Screw you and your snakeoil vodka

strike a pose

Does anyone else find Erin Esurance hot?

My avatar is cooler than your avatar even if you're cooler than me!

At what age is it inappropriate for a man to wear a red sequin thong and fishnet belly shirt?

I have a question about airlines and ticketing errors.

Desert Island Question: You'd rather have the "top" 500 movies or the "top" 500 music cds?

Has anyone heard from Lil Missy?

This one is making my neck hairs stand up a little (2:01 youtube)

By the way, we beat those pesky Romulans to the cloaking device.

Well, DUers... you've been WARMED...

When I need to remind myself that I suck at guitar

Well, DUers... you've been WORMED...

I had to put up a separate post for this kid musician

Man injured after shooting box of dynamite

You know what is messed up?

Who the fuck is this 343765.2456 person? n/t

best way to distress denim

Here ya go, Inchworm

For DU MOMS ONLY!!! What do you want for Mother's Day?

I'm picking up where TK421 left off. Let's all get blitzed...

Nancy Grace has snarling down to a science doesn't she?

Starship Enterprise Destroyed


So, what's up with "Lost?" nt

*sigh* Please wish me luck.

No one told me the Fonz was on Numb3rs again

My usual farewell may be a bit self-serving for this occasion.

I sooooooo want this!


flvegan is going to blow a nut exactly 11 minutes 28 seconds into the Star Trek movie

Star Trek on Rottentomatoes: 195 Reviews, 96% positive. Only 9 negative.

Oh Fuck it. It really doesn't fucking matter. Never mind.

Who's staying up late? I'm bored and everyone's going to bed...

The sun is shining and the birds are singing

The presentation of a presetnation

Why is giving head considered a miracle?

Judy Garland


JJ Abrams is my twin brother.

WAAAAH! It got locked!!!!!

I am already convinced, Dylans new album IS the ALBUM OF THE YEAR!

I'm Going to Kick Some Serious Weed Butt Today...

So.....who's drinking what right now?

hey joe, take my hand

Interesting Star Trek fan series

If I start another Star Trek tread will anyone be pissed off?

pour me another cup of coffee

NEW Terminator Salvation, 4 minute clip released.

What should be my next Internet alter ego?

Tonight's Vinyl: Bob Dylan Together Through Life

Hilarious. UK university H&S bans ladders to reach books. Library refuses to move books lower.

That's DOCTOR Dolly Parton to you honey

This is what happens when drinking Bloody Marys right before bed....

I am thinking about getting a Ipod, have enough points from my checking account, need advice.

Summer movie preview

Last night I dreamed Mrs. V. and I got married legally, and it was

kitten picture of the day for saturday may 9

It was like something from Alien

I have found a new love.....

I know where Saddam's money is!!!!!

LBN: Kim Kardashian invades planet Bajor

Manny Ramirez pregnant with triplets

Does anyone here seriously watch Celebrity Apprentice or Survivor?

Men beaten with golf club after urinating on car

The Bad Astronomer reviews Star Trek

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break 5/9/09

The next time ANYBODY asks me when I'm going to get married and have kids (I'm almost 37),

Where's the funniest place your cat has ever taken a nap?

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Sat 5/9/2009)

How is Obesity an issue?

I just discovered something about DTV that may be helpful to others

Help needed please - Someone with Photoshop skills and a little time.

I don't mind the birds eating from the bird feeder, but why can't they use fork and knife?

ladadi ladada ----Crystal Waters - Gypsy Woman (She's Homeless)

Why is Star Trek considered a miracle?

Keep me from going outside and hurting someone

Imagine living next door to this

needing help with dvd rom

E! Online: 80s Hair Metal Singer Kip Winger to star in Tarantino's upcoming "Pulp Fiction" Prequel

Anyone have a "car repair" warranty?

Hey flvegan! I think you should try out for "wipeout"

If I were grilling T-Bone Steaks - how do you want yours done and what do you want on it

Unusual sights at work pic thread.

Holy Crap! How come no one told me about this guy?

I've been freaking people out - should I stop?

Guess who said "I never liked Star Trek"?

Fight Swine Flu With Mushrooms

I am so sick of being so sick

Itsy Bitsy Little car.....

Bunny Jr. sent me flowers for Mother's Day!

I had to hide the "magazines in the bathroom" thread

Not a collection, more like an accumulation.

Thundah Boomahs movin' in!

self-esteem killers

Hey, Anyone know the score of the Bosox game?

Our TV died last night.

Psychobilly Barndance

Most Overrated Rock Act (with actual choices)

I've been gone a couple days, what's the latest on President Obama's SCROTUS...

I have decided to simplify my life.

Can anyone tell me who has the longest hitting streak in baseball at 26 games?

Do you believe that a part of you lives on through your children?

Ladies, don't let your S.O. see this video - 2009 Pole Dancing Champ

This is an odd combination of teams to root for...

I traded in my POS BlackBerry Storm today and got a Curve.

There's a new restaurant in town...

If I were grilling T-Rex Steaks - how do you want yours done and what do you want on it

Spoiled Brat Pissed Disney Won't Let MTV Film her $150k Quinceañera

Haruka needs to get home with the Chinese food so we can watch "The Reader"

Are you ever an ally of a poster in one thread and their enemy in another?

Picture: If only you could smell the lilacs...

RIP, Chuck Daly

Does anyone ever hear from Parche anymore? nt


Bands to piss off the hippy noodlers

Abrams’ Star Trek Goes Where No Trek Has Gone Before: $33M in 29 Hours

MIT students have incredible minds. I recommend you view this!

What are you giving the mater for Mother's Day?


So Chuck Daly is gone...

La la la, de doo doo doo, and na na na songs.

Redneck Camping Guide

Is there a "you're family are a bunch of assholes group"

I'm drunk and lonely and bored. Ask me anything...

I just watched Bert Blyleven eat 2 nightcrawlers on the Twins pregame show

Trekkies Bash New Star Trek Film As 'Fun, Watchable'

Dems Becoming "Party Of CHUMPS" - We Should Be OUTRAGED At Lack Of Responsibility (Turley)

I just spent $9 to see the "Wolverine" movie. Please don't make the same mistake I did.

Ball. Cock. Screw. Nut. Sheath. Coupling. Rod. Friction.

heh, So even in the alternate ST universe, it's a VERY bad idea to wear a red shirt

It looks like there will not be a memorial service for my friend R

Wikipedia as a Source of Information

A question for the DU electronic experts, re: static buildup.

Marital Vows Conundrum

Kubrickologists, "The Shining" fans, I have had a question since the day that film opened.

Most overrated rock band ever?

What magazines are in your bathroom?

Academia-types--your advice/ideas about grad school MFA programs?

Diet, not lack of exercise, to blame for obesity

Diet, not lack of exercise, to blame for obesity


Stop the Single Payer Shut-out! by Ralph Nader

This is my 9,999 post! Who wants to pop my 10,000th cherry? Hmmm?

H Dean coming up on Rachel Maddow....nt

Wonkette: ‘Star Trek’ Movie Sparks Massive Nerd War On Political Internet

WaPo: Obama Set To Revive Military Commissions

MoveOn moves against Specter (Politico)

Obama to address Muslims in Egypt

So when is President Obama/DHS Secretary going to get rid of the flight watch list?

It really all boils down to this:

FLASHBACK: July 2004: President Obama is the future

Does someone from the military like Admiral Mullen has a chance for the SC nomination?

"It’s all just a little incestuous, don’t you think?" (those giving testimony to Congress regarding

Is there still ANY good reason for Obama to hedge on LGBT issues?

Where do the Scotus candidates stand on hamburger condiments?

We may really want to give Specter back now

U.S. official: White House plans no changes to NAFTA

Gotta ask this question in an OP I guess to see what comes back....

AP: Senators Weigh 3 (shitty) Government Health Plans

White House Correspondents' Dinner - Twitter Aggregator Feed

Can someone explain this LTTE from Sen Pat Roberts?

Baby in womb receives heart surgery... Wow this is a first...

If Israel Attacks Iran, 49% Say U.S. Should Help (What Gives?)

Mignon Clyburn Will Kill Net Neutrality

Celebrities Line Up for White House Correspondents' Dinner with no dessert

Is the White House Correspondents' Dinner live on any website?

Further Proof the Obamas are Cool: WH to Host Poetry Slam

Obama's Biggest Problem: People are suffering from Bush Vision.

Banks Won Concessions on Tests

When Republicans claim the military doesn't back President Obama

Richard Wolfe on KO Tonight: The papers yet to be released are far more shocking.

Why we risked arrest for single-payer health care. **.....

Obama to make press dinner debut

Feinstein and - SPECTER - coming together on Employee Free Choice.

Holder leaves door open to investigate Congress members who knew about interrogations

Dain Bramaged gives Arrianna Huffington an "F" for journalism

Do you believe Obama has the ability to multitask?

NYT: "Republicans are now mounting an aggressive pushback" (against investigating torture)

Ten Minutes Until The White House Correspondence Dinner on CSPAN

PHOTO: President Obama meets with Captain Phillips

B Ball - Barack and the Boys

Our liberal media again, this Sunday on the talk shows:

The President, Susan Boyle, Hair-washing and a cat called Pebbles.

ID-01: Top GOP Recruit Bows Out

A Democrat Calls for Executive Accountability Bill To Prevent Further Abuses of Presidential Power

Top Pelosi Aide, and Rep. Harman, Learned Of Waterboarding in 2003 (WaPo)

Why the Current Muddle-Through Approach to the Banking Crisis May Not Succeed by Nouriel Roubini

Predict what Obama joke the conservatives will be "outraged" by at the WH Correspondents Dinner

Oh oh (in a good way) Wanda Sykes is the entertainment tomorrow night---look for gay marriage. . .

You can't make this up! Palin and Prejean are phone buddies!

What should President Obama do about Don't Ask Don't Tell?

Obama Approval Ratings by State (i.e. 73% in New York, 54% in Georgia)

President Obama demands of Congress: Send me credit card reform legislation this month

TIME cover story

"President Obama: Lt. Dan Choi Needs a Fierce Advocate Right Now"

"Obama sticks with Bush-era polar bear rule"---WTF?

Screw health care reform.

Conservatives act like someone FOISTED McCain onto the GOP last year...

Arrianna Huffington gives Obama an F on the economy

THE NATION's Panel of Legal Experts pick "ideal" SC Justice. The WINNER IS:

Obama calls for credit card legislation

Obama set to revive military commissions: Only "reliable" hearsay "evidence" will be permitted

L.A. restaurant closed for labor law violations (until he obtains workers' compensation insurance)

Going Up: Price of First-Class Stamp

Group ends fight against Chrysler restructuring

Karzai’s Ex-Allies Vie for Afghan Presidency

Germany moves to outlaw paintball

Duke Energy Quits RW National Association Of Manufacturers Over Differences On Climate Policy.

Polanski loses bid

Half a million flee Swat valley as Pakistan faces months of fighting

Parks Fortify Israel's Claim to Jerusalem

Suspects in torture-murder of Brooklyn marine Pawel Pietrzak and wife drank beer after slay: witness

Trolleys Crash in Boston; Dozens of People Hurt.

Croatia: Sentence in Torture Deaths

Fiat CEO sees union snags but time for Opel deal

Stanford drug informer role claim

Rep. Filner, others taken into custody

Canada appeals ruling on Guantanamo detainee

Hoekstra’s Office: He’s Seen Documents That Prove Pelosi Was Briefed On Waterboarding

Body in Georgia fits description of fugitive professor

Hoekstra considers hearings on Pelosi, interrogations

Chuck Daly, Pistons Coach, Dies at 78

Obama wants Fed to be finance supercop

Sri Lankans arrest UK news team

Democrats win Indonesia election

US report blames Taliban for civilian deaths

Afghan's Karzai Demands U.S. Halt Air Strikes: Report

UK threatens to deport widow of hero Gurkha killed in Afghanistan

After crash, MA transit chief to ban operators from bringing cell phones on buses and trains

CIA Refuses to Turn Over Torture Tape Documents to ACLU

Jurors find W.R. Grace and execs not guilty; Libby shocked

For Somali Pirates, Worst Enemy May Be on Shore

Pope warns of misuse of religion

'Demons would fight with him' ( Priest Stabbed )

Couple accused of shooting 4, including 2 kids

Chavez takes over oil service firms

Banks Won Concessions on Stress Tests

Toyota suffers biggest loss in 72 years

Countdown: Cheney Looking Out for the Little Guy

Countdown: Worst Persons In The World 5/9 - CBS Sports Analyst

Rachel Maddow: Obama Budget Cuts 'Abstinence Only' Sex Education Funding

Bob Dylan - It's All Good

TYT: How Will GOP React to Pro-Choice or Gay Judge?!

Pat Buchanan: the melting pot that created America is now an instrument of cultural genocide

How Not to Join a Union

Yves Engler-Canada vs Latin American Democracy-1of6

CTW CR Roundtable - 1 (Dr. Julie Thomas)

Inside the mind of a wingnut. Mutual Protection Teams

President Obama - Your Weekly Address - Clearing away the wreckage...

The Health Insurance Game

Overtime - Real Time with Bill Maher (Naomi Klein)

Focus on Gaza - Care for collaboration - 8 May 09 - Part 2

Focus on Gaza - Care for collaboration - 8 May 09 - Part 1

Swat fighting threatens Pakistan army unity

Panic grips Pakistan's Buner as fighting intensifies


MADDOW: Republican scare tactics in perspective

Zuma sworn in as South Africa's president - 9 May 09

Republicans and Hatred Part 1

Maher: NEW RULES - May 8th

Union Members Fight off Somali Pirates!

An Invisible Crisis: Rising Rates of HIV Among Young Men of Color

TYT: National Prayer Day---Why Are Some Mad At Obama?

Boyd Dobbler Addresses Charity

World's Smallest Car

Tom Ridge on the Republican party: We're a little bit too doggone shrill

Cheech & Chong Live - Tommy Chong speaks about prison time

Friday Talking Points (76) -- Countering The Luntz Playbook On Health Care

Target Women: Obama Arms

Letterman: Obama Jokes

Lawrence O'Donnell On Socialism BS - The ED Show

AT&T Near $2.5 Billion Buy Alltel ExxonMobil in Cahoots with AT&T ? Monopoly Gone Wild

Former Clinton FEMA Director Urges Louisiana Vitter To Lift Fugate Hold

FEMA again a victim of politics (Wilmington NC Star-News)

If Empathy Weren't Contagious, Would Republicans be Extinct?

Olbermann: 'If a Democrat is Culpable in Torture Then They Can Go to Hell, Too'

The single-payer challenge

David Vitter Pays Porn Star NOT to Screw Him

Matt Taibbi: These God Pundits Can Give You a Splitting Headache

DAVID MACARAY : Recessions and Labor Unions

Republican Callers: David & Ben

Interview with Dr. Margaret Flowers, Arrested Tuesday on Capitol Hill, part two

When Comets Attack: Solving the Mystery of the Biggest Natural Explosion in Modern History

"The Cheney-Rumsfeld Cabal Deception" (a treasure trove of links page from Source Watch)

Stop tearing immigrant mothers apart from their children

JFK’s Sorensen Could Tell Pelosi a Thing or Two About the CIA

The Thriving Fear Based Prison / Industrial Complex

Happy Mother's Day from America's Health Insurance Plans and Mr. Baucus

Pakistan faces full scale war against the Taliban

From ACORN, a mighty GOP fight

Max Baucus, Listen to Ed Schultz and Give Doctor Marcia Angell a Seat at the Table

Where does Sonia Sotomayor go to get her reputation back?

TYT: Right Wing Demonstrators Get Arrested At Notre Dame for Sick Protest

Stephen Morgan: From Quiet Loner To Accused Killer

Lawrence O'Donnell rips up torture apologist David Rifkin

"The Great Strike, 1877---Labor Union History (Good Weekend Read)

Real Time w/ Bill Maher: 'Evangelical Cancer in U.S. Military'

Recessions and Labor Unions

Vitter put the diaper back on and is acting like a 2 year old again

Capitalism Hits the Fan, The Real Story.

Bill Donohue Compares President Obama To David Duke

“Benefits of Socialism”

Justice David Souter's legacy tied to the 72 lawyers who clerked for him.

James Mandrell: From the Inquisition to us.

Texas School Board votes on the age of the Universe

We Demand An End To ALL Airstrikes! Afghanistani President Karzai

Populism is Not a Style, It's a People's Rebellion Against Corporate Power

Looking back, with disappointment bringing different tears

Weekend Economists' Dirty Harry Weekend May 8-10, 2009

Fort Hunt's Quiet Men Break Silence on WWII (WaPo Oct.6, 2007)

Howard Dean on Rachel Maddow's Show....about Republicans pandering to Rush

Christian silence on torture troubling

David Sirota: America's piggish capitalism

Is Sestak Disappointed in Biden, Obama and Reid for Siding with Specter? (Cenk @ Huffington Post)

I wonder what these guys would have done at Kent State

They tried to make the world forget his name - Nikola Tesla the greatest Inventor of all time

HAITI (videos): United Nations Peacekeeping Massacres - Making the 2004 Coup Stick

FIDEL: Once Again, the Rotten OAS

STATE DEPT. report on the operation of the US Interests Section in Havana

Elvira Arellano Runs for Mexican Congress

Brazil and Neighbors Build Their Own US$ 7-Billion Nest Egg

Cuba neighbours to restore ties

Guatemalan anti-mining activist wins rights prize

RIGHTS: Campaign Against School of the Americas Lobbies El Salvador

US Citizen Detained, Told to Expect "Big Trouble" by US Customs for Trip to Cuba

Former Bolivian ministers seek asylum in Peru

Scientists Airlift Giant, Endangered Frogs

Al Gore on TED talks

Guatemalan anti-mining activist wins rights prize

The Awakening

CNBC Report: Oil Going to $300 a barrel

Coal ash is damaging water, health in 34 states, groups say

MACHETERA - "Yoani Sanchez: Pentagon Babe"

Old Firm *SPOILER*

Definition of a good night @ the plate: 8 RBI, 15 total bases

Tested Jokinen has become Hurricanes' inspiration

Mets are startin to look REALLY good

Aramis Ramirez is the best Third baseman in the NL


NBA, Olympic coach Chuck Daly dies at 78

Wounded Soldier Finishes Marathon in 13 Days

Does anyone think Pete Rose ever used PED's as a player?

Pens and Caps Even Series 2-2

Welcome new Labor Forum moderators

Ronald Reagan reaches out from his grave, ties up NLRB (young right-wing lawyers back in the 1980s)

The single-payer challenge

Union Wal-Mart “ballot” uses secret vote

Omaha teen dies when forklift falls on him

Lack of bracing may have caused fatal trench collapse in Arlington

Today in labor history May 9 4,000 garment workers, mostly Hispanic, strike for union recognition

The Employee Free Choice Act--A Human Rights Imperative

Wal-Mart To Pay $2 Million In Employee Death, But Admits No Guilt

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius Addresses AFSCME Nurses

X-Post from LBN: Rep. Filner, others stand up for Union workers

Wisconsin Small Business Owners talk Employee Free Choice

UFCW Weekender 5-9-09

Kim Bobo's "Wage Theft in America"

Strike Shuts Down Banana Plantations (17,000 workers) in Northern Colombia

King Soopers workers reject latest contract offer

Labor Lawyers Shut Out of State (Ca) Jobs (because of pro-worker stance) Join Forces in Small Firm

CA Labor Commissioner Issues over $770,000 in Fines Following Statewide Car Wash Enforcement

Delta may offer early retirement packages to pilots

Union group part of lawsuit (KB Home and Countrywide Financial ) over home prices

Hartmarx (makers of Obama's suits) workers prepared to sit-in if Wells Fargo closes their factory

US Chamber: We Hate Arbitration. Except For When We Love It.

Report: Senators mull 3 health-insurance plans

Cannabis for Swine Flu?


before revisions

I'm ill....and it sucks!

Iowa U.S. Senator Tom Harkin now supports marriage equality

DADT: OK....someone explain this BULLSHIT from Bob Gates...

Governor defends gay marriage decision (Maine)

Prohibition of a right versus pro-choice of a right. Common ground for same-sex marriage and RKBA.

Gay Pride 2009 - a profound sense of shame and anger

I don't want my son to grow up gay so I walk around naked around him

Parks Fortify Israel's Claim to Jerusalem

Howard Jacobson: A letter to an anti-Semite who isn't

Florida man kills wife, 2 kids, himself, officials say

Germany to curb gun rights

H. R. 2159 - Here we go with the arbitrary trampling of the Constitution again

probably the worst brief yet in the chicago gun case

Texas Boy, 7, dies after shot in in mistaken trespass

Why the Current Muddle-Through Approach to the Banking Crisis May Not Succeed by Nouriel Roubini

Newsweek: Recovery? What Recovery?

Has Bernanke Pulled the Economy Back From the Brink?

Ok so tomorrow

Some shots from Santa Monica

Some of my historic register rejects

It was a blast... CMS 2009

Credit Card Companies: Dumb, crazy or what?

Hamas: We won't accept two-state solution

We Moon Starcodes

I wanted to post something here to maybe help some who are struggling

Is anyone familiar with the Pyramid Collection?.?.?

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 5/9/09

I have been very, very sick.

Assault weapons are NOT machine guns, they are not automatic.

Weird Connections

Science Trumps Intelligent Design Again

WTF?? NPR: On space station, Russians, Americans bickering over food, toilets

Woman repeatedly raped and impregnated at 14 by Catholic priest gets record settlement

Helping Christians Reconcile God with Science

GOOD news!

I think I finally made a loaf of bread that I really like!

Hurricane glassware

hippy restaurants

This week's question.....

"Was it over

The Carole many names people just called me.

Texas man jailed 83 days for skipping jury duty

Just saw Star Trek