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Archives: March 19, 2011

Five recent 'near miss' incidents at US nuclear power plants

War Is Illegal - Even In Libya

Get hip to MOX

Hiroshima survivors fear new nuclear fallout

RE:Meat vid -Smug, DU internet "tough guys", I have something to say to you

Senators Lugar, Kerry Reintroduce Startup Visa Act

Five recent 'near miss' incidents at US nuclear power plants

DU posting bug, please delete

Blog Ads picture "Shocking Meat Video"

Latest Koch Industries product ad being run in Wisconsin

Bahrain dictatorship demolishes Pearl Monument, site of democracy protests

Let me raise a glass for the firefighters

Small tornado hits Santa Rosa, Calif.

NY Mets Owners Face More Than $1 Billion of Claims From Madoff Trustee Picard

Judge Blocks Wisconsin's Union-Busting Bill On Procedural Grounds

Why Big Bird Needs And Deserves Your Tax Dollars...

Why Big Bird Needs And Deserves Your Tax Dollars...

Anyone inspired to look for beef tenderloin recipes after seeing the meat ad?

I'm starting this thread to call out and attack other members or groups of members.

dark ponies

Actors, musicians demand end to inhumane treatment of Bradley Manning

Just a note from

Man pulled alive from rubble 8 days after quake

Japan Meteorological Site: The 2011 off the Pacific coast of Tohoku Earthquake

MSNBC Photo: "A woman cries while sitting on a road in the destroyed city of Natori"

Fuck you.

Nagasaki survivor calmly waits out nuclear crisis in Tokyo

Newark, NJ mayor Cory Booker: Gov. Christie is "really interested in solving problems.”

Quick, get the jaws of life and help me pull this freeper's head outta his / her / its ass.

Quick, get the jaws of life and help me pull this freeper's head outta his / her / its ass.

Questions about the Japan nuke crisis

Questions about the Japan nuke crisis

A history of Libya - video

What happens if you post and everyone on DU has you on ignore?

CNN Breaking: Japan confirms 7,197 dead, 10,905 missing after last week's disaster

You people do realize that what's been declared in Libya is equivalent to pre-2003 Iraq?

Emotional overload.

We will never control anything until America gives up it's American Idol mentality

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF! Best of Malloy tonight

Hashbar TV's Channel

Employee sues for $2 million for 'anguish' and 'depression' because had to drive to New Jersey

Today I saw some people in Shorewood trying to get people to sign

Egypt set for post-rebellion constitutional referendum Many Egyptians protested against the referen

My Platform.

Man, 70, Stoned to Death for Homosexuality: Police

Japan running out of options to deal with nuke crisis: U.S. experts (kyodonews)

Japan running out of options to deal with nuke crisis: U.S. experts (kyodonews)

Breaking: Temps FALL Spent Fuel Pool #5 (kyodonews)

Wank'n Fuk'n Bankers.

Here's why you should support energy supplies that please your conscience and oppose others...

Something appropriate by Charles Bukowski

As many as 10 people tackle registered sex offender when he tries to drag a teen girl away

Who had the worst week in Washington? Answer: Sarah Palin.

Who had the worst week in Washington? Answer: Sarah Palin.

Poll: Latino Voters Have 'Widely Negative' Views Of GOP

Should the Obama administration allow uranium mining near the Grand Canyon?

Survivor pulled from Japan rubble after 8 days

When was the last time workers were inside Reactor #3 Building?

War On The Poor: Minnesota Republicans Want To Bust Poor People Who Carry Cash

RT had a fascinating article

Report paints darker deficit picture

It was 76 degrees today in Connecticut. So where are the global-warming-deniers now?

Here is a question that is impotant about OUR media

Besides the beginning of the Iraq War, other historical events from March 19 (like Intl Women's Day)

Heard VP Biden tape on Ed Show tonight

Heard VP Biden tape on Ed Show tonight

NHK reports that they "have not been able to cool the number 3 rector’s spent fuel holding pool"

Palin support fading says poll

independent/volunteer radiation monitoring from tokyo & elsewhere

They got electricity to Reactor five

Cooling function operable at 2 reactors (NHKNews)

The clearest graphic I have found

Victoria Jackson's latest rant

BBCTV: Reporting Pro-Ghadaffi Forces entering Benghazi (sp?)

(Tn Gov) Haslam shrugs off Senate GOP stance on bargaining

I believe in compensation but this one is over the top for a city manager who quit in Miami Dade

Who Would American-Jesus Stone?

US State Dept: Travel Warning Japan 'Strongly' urges No Go

Have there been more ultra-right terror plots or more Islamic terror plots stopped since 9/11?

TEPCO workers exposed to radiation beyond limit (so Gov'mt raise limit)

IAEA: Japan (earlier this week) advised iodine for people near plant

Fw: Radioactive Fallout from Japan Detected in California

Bill Maher segment about relationships/ environment/ disaster porn

Bill Maher segment about relationships/ environment/ disaster porn

An incredible "sea change" in Wisconsin attitudes.

Milwaukee Urinal / Sentinel article on recall chances

Libya Alhurra LIVE right now, Benghazi being bombed! :(

Its name: Great East Japan Earthquake

So a lady grabbed my teabag tonight.

My god... you know you are in trouble

Man who told Cheney his Iraq war policies were disgusting can sue two SS agents

Yemen - 'Dozens killed' as gunmen target anti-government rally

Rep. Walter Jones pushes for Afghanistan exit

Female soldiers' suicide rate triples when at war

Viral Video. Bullied kid body slams his tormentor

The real reason why relief supplies aren't reaching Japan evacuation centers -->

For the Pepsi Throwback fans (and Mt. Dew Throwback fans too)

Buffett – trading on inside information – steals $3.7 bn. from the American taxpayer.

Two charged with election fraud for fake Tea Party filings

So Gaddafi now wants a ceasefire

"Meltdowns and Misinformation" A good read at

In Novels, an Ex-Spy Returns to the Fold (Valerie Plame Wilson)

War Is More Than Just Dead Soldiers And Dead Civilians

Charlie Sheen beats Sarah Palin for prez. among independents.

In Case You Missed This...

The reward for biggest Oxymoron in a party's name goes to:

Let the players, and some rich folk who want teams, start another league...then what?

Toles Toon: "Ahem..."

Answers to the Friday Afternoon Challenge: Rites of Spring!

Toon: Painted into a corner

Warren Christopher, U.S. negotiator, dies at 85: report

James Garlow FB ..the left is a radiation threat

Navy orders 2 more Littoral Combat Ships

Mo, who created Al Hurra shot dead?

So, how does the radioactivity from Japan compare to that released for years from nuclear bomb test?

NYT: Bid to 'Protect Assets' Slowed Reactor Fight (shit meet fan redux)

Former PA governor on lessons NOT learned from Three Mile Island

Japan sees some stabilization in nuclear crisis

Former Goldman Sachs Banker/WSJ Revving Up Smear Campaign Against Elizabeth Warren

Scotland surges ahead with new 10MW tidal farm

OMG, Sarah Palin sharing conference with Germaine Greer, Mohamed elBaradei and a Bollywood star.

Abnormal amounts of radiation found in spinach, milk in Japan's Fukushima, Ibaraki prefectures

Popular video (7 mil views) HORRIBLE example of Child Abuse -should be banned

Republican Congressman Angry He Has To Clean Up Democrats' "Pile Of Crap"

Business opposition doomed Arizona immigration bills (or - The Boycott Worked)

"The Merry Minuet" seems very appropriate today.

"100 new jobs; 1 big protest -- Walker comes to City Brewery":

Head of CA Department of Pesticide Regulation Leaves Post to Work for Chemical Giant

3D, 360-degree fog display shown off (w/ video)

MSNBC Photo: "Neena Sasaki, 5, carries some family belongings from her home that was destroyed"

Toon: No Adult Left Behind

BREAKING: Warren Crhistopher, former SOS dead at 89

BREAKING: Warren Crhistopher, former SOS dead at 89

Palin Speech: LIVE in India... GRIFTER ALERT!!!

Emergency Manager law quickly impacting unions in Michigan

Emergency Manager law quickly impacting unions in Michigan

Minnesota Democrats fold like deck chairs on Boondoggle Bridge across St. Croix River

Please sign this petition: Rep. Virgil Peck needs to resign

Gingrich Said to Funnel $125K Via Hate Group to Punish Iowa Justices

The Seismic History of Japan

The Seismic History of Japan

3/19 St Paul, MN 1pm Protest March and Rally at MN State Capitol

Victoria Jackson is seriously unhinged. "The Muslims Next Door"

Copy-Machine Question Spawns Deposition for the History Books

One in Four Americans worried about ability to put food on the table -

One in Four Americans worried about ability to put food on the table -

Fuck it

Fuck it

RSA says hack won't allow "direct attack" on SecureID tokens

Feingold to headline Netroots Nation 2011 in Minneapolis

College staffs fear Kasich budget will overload them (require professors to teach more classes)

Technology safety aside, the real issue at the heart of not building new nuclear facilities

Japan Cites Radiation in Milk, Spinach Near Plant

Must read -Why is US backing force in Libya but not Bahrain, Yemen?

Obama Endorses Military Action To Stop Gaddafi

Libya: Mohammed "Mo" Al Nabbous, founder of Benghazi webcast "Libya Alhurra TV," killed in firefight

Analysts warn air strikes on ground forces will be dangerous (AP)

Come Saturday Morning: The News from Lakes Wobegon and Monona

UCLA will not punish student for anti-Asian rant

John McCain on solitary confinement as torture:

Allen West in Palm Beach says Guantanamo detainees "living it up" at 5 star resort.

On Bengazhi just breaking

So, If Someone Could Wave A Magic Wand...

So, If Someone Could Wave A Magic Wand...

Options are few to prevent Japan nuclear catastrophe

Censorship at DU

Bob Kincaid UStream of DC event today at the White House

How is it going to be determined whether a cease-fire in Libya is being upheld?

Hillary presser on M$NBCOMCAST

Why does the world care so much about Libya, but completely ignored Darfur?

We All Live in Wisconsin - ProgressivePopulist

Web-hoster raided by marshals

Who gave you the right to intervene in our local affairs?

Credit card scam warning.

Why Fox News Will Keep Bullying NPR

Why don't we pull out of the WTO? When do they ever side with the U.S.?

Bill Maher: Governing With GOP 'Is Like Rooming With A Meth Addict'

Crisis overload

That's how *we* do it.

Ohio Gov. Kasich’s staff unlikely to share in sacrifice

Ohio Gov. Kasich’s staff unlikely to share in sacrifice

Toon: The Two Modes of Obama

Why the law-school bubble is bursting

Legitimate sympathy or compassion versus feeling "sorry for", vice versa

Legitimate sympathy or compassion versus feeling "sorry for", vice versa

Question about Libyan pilots who've been defecting...

Things are Heating-up in Syria Now

French fighters fly over Libya - where are the Arab League planes?

Can you imagine having to do this everytime 1 of your 4 active children break a CFL bulb........

Twitter Tax Break Faces Surprise Challenge from Public Union

Twitter Tax Break Faces Surprise Challenge from Public Union

Interesting History Here... 'Lack of Organizing Deters AFL-CIO' - ProgressivePopulist

Palin's stalker to judge: Tell me where she lives so I won't inadvertently violate restraining order

Keith Olbermann - we need a "countdown" clock

Keith Olbermann - we need a "countdown" clock

Huffington Post rebuffs union boycott call

Huffington Post rebuffs union boycott call

Libyans loyal to Gaddafi scorn UN resolution and 'al-Qaida'

Inside Anonymous’ Secret War Room

Warren Christopher has died.

At Fukushima, gensets were underground

Something that stands out to me about Ghadaffi

Is There a Correlation Between Collective Bargaining of Public Sector Unions and State Deficits?

O'Keefe's heros? "Underage prostitutes." NPR punks O'Keefe. You could have fun too!

O'Keefe's heros? "Underage prostitutes." NPR punks O'Keefe. You could have fun too!

B of A to charge 12$ per month, for less than 1500 in Debit account.

Cub Foods security pepper-sprays protesters, shoppers and kids

Remember, the French are "weaklings"

Japan Tsunami: 20 Unforgettable Pictures (National Geographic)

Ariz. vet gives his Purple Heart coin to Giffords

Which ideology is the bigger long term threat to you and yours?

Solar power creeping up little by little

'US behind Mideast crackdowns'

Cracks discovered in inaugural LCS, Freedom

Hacker group takes down school web site of bullied Australian kid

Self-deleted by member

Allen Stanford update

Post 1000 - Dedicated to Grandma, a teacher

UCLA student behind anti-Asian video apparently had plans for more

UCLA student behind anti-Asian video apparently had plans for more

A coalition of freedom-loving nations makes anything we do in Libya a-ok.

I am enjoying the Dead Meat Ad on the DU Front Page

Knut the polar bear has died

Germany has 42 gigawatts of solar & wind; That's about 42 nuke plants worth.

I'm at Whole Foods right now, and there is plenty of shelf-stable milk.

What were the political leanings of your family growing up?

Coal mining is bad no question. Is uranium mining without it's

Regarding our new involvement in Libya, do you have faith that US will play only a support role?

Looking for protest sign ideas

For first time, majority in US back gay marriage: poll

Enron whistleblower gets $1.1 million from IRS

Bill Maher: 'I just think I'm too controversial'

Sharron Angle defends teachers against attacks made by her terror supporting friends.

1 in 5 women sexually abused in our now christian Air Force

Looks like they have their Poland

There exists in a little known place a book of reasons why prices increase for the masses.

France will regret attacking gaddafi. He is no Saddam

My Canuckistani cousin just sent me this billboard pic…

My Canuckistani cousin just sent me this billboard pic…

US National Debt per citizen: $45,801, Per Taxpayer: $128,301

So why not go after North Korea, aren't they more brutal?

US cruise missle strikes going in against air defense systems and airbase runways

Tom Ackerman from AJE says mission is intended to help Libyan people pursue

MSNBC: President to make statement on Libya "at any moment now" nt

A call to DUers that use B of A!

March 19, 2003: We will never forget.

A People Betrayed: West Launches New War for Oil in Libya

ACLU advocates for a "Do not track" list meanwhile they are using tracking sites on their own site.

Japan earthquake: Britons given iodine tablets Priority for the tablets is being given to children

Cruel and usual: US solitary confinement

Cruel and usual: US solitary confinement

Transition to coalition commander in coming days; current operations intended to shape the battlefie

VIDEO and TEXT = OBAMA on Lybia from

Wal-mart ok with homeless in parking lot at night

Live Pentagon briefing now.

Japan Says Small Amount of Radiation Found in Tokyo Tap Water

What is the point of the “no fly zone” over Libya?

March 19 officially start-a-war day

Yeah! Let Freedom Reign!

US fires 110 missiles at targets in Libya

A Tale Of Two Dogs Is Testament To Japan's Humanity

A Tale Of Two Dogs Is Testament To Japan's Humanity

The media in India is not exempt from PALIN victim syndrome, is blacked out from covering

Just curious... who was the last American President NOT to bomb a nation?

Just curious... who was the last American President NOT to bomb a nation?

British submarine involved in missile strikes.

Let's inspect the nation's nuclear power plants, Mr. President.

"Who The H*ll Do You Think Your Are?" Farrakhan Blasts Obama For Calling For Qaddafi to Step Down

AJE says Gaddafi speech coming up soon.

Bomb Found In Federal Building In Detroit

Thank you for your lobby day bus donation (in honor of Maria Isavel)

Layed off worker in California kills self.

Power hopes rise at Japan plant

Egypt vote contrasts with thuggery and rigging of past

France and Britain Lead Military Push on Libya

But the terrorists hate us because of our freedom.... well then

US law enforcement role in Mexico drug war surges

What's the key issue involved in US/UN/EU Libyan intervention?

What's the key issue involved in US/UN/EU Libyan intervention?

Former CIA operative Valerie Plame Wilson to pen suspense books

I cannot support US military action against Libya, at this time

Can we bill Gadhafi for the bombs we deliver?

Kansas Civil Rights March 3/19/11

Petrodollar - vs - Currency Basket (So let's not kid ourselves about what this is about)

betty beedy reincarnated (in el paso county)

Benjamin Fulford at his best! Give him all your prayers!(White Dragon Society??)

So much for all those who were sold on the 'fact' that....

Will Yemen fall silent?

Scyuntusts Assert New Japan Quake a "SooperMoon coninciDunce"

Right wing declares war on the poor:

Latest: CNN REPORTS: "U.S. Launches Its First Missiles Against Gadhafi’s Forces"

I hope we take Libyan state TV off the air during Qadhafi's speech.

Gaddafi gives short speech of 3 minutes

I don't know how many are familiar with this piece of history

Help From the U.S. for Afflicted Sister Cities in Japan

Star Trek on Guantanamo Bay and Bush's War on Terror

So is this the first time the French have been aggressor since the 18th Century?

'Replace Mexican farm workers with blacks from the inner-city to pick crops'

I'd like to dedicate this next song to President Obama

If they're bombing Libya,

Democrats want Congress to sign off on Libya attack

Moving clockwise around the Ring of Fire

How many years has Libya been a thorn in the side of the World?

World powers (including Arab League) agree to military action in Libya with unusual speed

Everyone chill the fuck out. Those are non-combat cruise missiles..

Lawrence Cannon, Minister in Harper's government said ground troops might be needed in Libya.

Support the troops

Hundreds of Islamists stone Egypt's ElBaradei

Right winger pundits are going to be fully behind this I bet

Center City Philly Borders Books is closing...

US, Brazil take first steps "on the road to a free-trade agreement"

"So it turns out that French fries are really freedom fries after all."

Gadaffi, Khadaffi, (etc. spelling) Spouts off like Glenn Beck, Limbaugh, Gingrich, Palin, Bachman!

The U.S. has just launched the first missiles against Libya! MSNBC

Wisconsin's next Governor ? (video)

Bill Maher: Governing With GOP 'Is Like Rooming With A Meth Addict'

Libyan Revolution Day 30 part 2 (Benghazi under attack!)


Groupon deals for drinks dry up

ACLU calls Michigan Capitol's rule forbidding signs unlawful

Wind Turbines Survive Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan!!!

Is it constitutional to enforce a no-fly zone around Libya without congressional authorization?

Keep the IRS Out of My Uterus

Libya Oil Chief Says Crude Production ‘Could Reach a Halt’ Due to Conflict

"We cannot stand idly by when a tyrant tells his people there will be no mercy."

The draft is a class issue.

Disney Land Concessions exclusively use Koch Industries products?

Just because we are starting to act on Libya

Operation Odyssey Dawn

Operation Odyssey Dawn

I am in AWE of Wisconsinites

If our govt was bombing us/killing us - would you be upset if another country came to our aid?

"Dear honey. I'm sorry."

When can we expect to see John McCain and Joe Lieberman sticking their mugs on the TV?

Leave Gadhafi alone

‘Too Late’ for Some Tsunami Victims to Rebuild in Japan

Toon For Ya...

Toon For Ya...

Freepers take on the Libyan strikes

A 70 year old gay man has died after being stoned to death in Philadelphia.

Are people really stupid enough that they don't see the difference in military action against Libya

Apparently asking questions about foreign intervention in America is forbidden

Two informative articles about West Coast radiation from Canadian papers

If this whole operation ends with Gadhafi still in power, has it failed?

Guess with can't call it a MASSACRE when we kill long distance. Or just SHOCK AND AWE.

What do you think would happen here?

Human gender roles influence research on animals

One military-industrial reason the French want to take the lead in Libya

70 Year-Old Pennsylvania Man Stoned to Death "Because the Old Testament Refers to Stoning Homosexual

Breaking: French aircrafts attack Libyan military vehicles

Libyan rebels just as evil as Khadaffi, attacking black African immigrants!

So, we have chosen sides in Libya

We've been selling planes to...

email from one of my Japanese friends:

110 cruise missiles fired so far.

Virginians concerned about uranium mining

Yeah! Now We Have Three Wars Against Brown People! Yeah!

Why are sock puppet armies a threat to democracy

The Japanese Could Teach Us a Thing or Two /By NICHOLAS D. KRISTOF

Is there really a parallel universe?

Arizona economy ruined by anti-immigration laws.

Anti-war protesters arrested near White House

OIL - vs - NO OIL ( So let's not kid ourselves about what this is about)

Well, we can't cut the defense budget now.

Christal Cathedral asks choir members to sign 'covenant' - sex in marriage of 1 man / 1 woman only

The logic Obama used applies just as equally to Bahrain and Yemen yet we aren't launching

Adano is on

Should individual states vote to raise: 2% taxes on the rich and raise minimum wage 2%

25 speaking events to start 3/20. Afghan hero and fighter Malalai Joya denied US Visa. Take Action!

Illinois Congress-thing Mark Kirk needs to go

So we are now killing men, women, and children in how many countries that never attacked us?

Stop With the if Bush Did It Idiocy

Swiss rescuers leave Japan “with heavy hearts” - story w/pics

This Week I Watched A Discovery Channel Segment On Their New Ship, "Oasis of the Seas"

Laid-off Costa Mesa worker jumps to his death

I think we should invade N. Korea

The F-35: A Weapon That Costs More Than Australia

I want to thank the Republicans and their operatives, for all that they have done

Pentagon spokesman Geoff Morrell: USS Valley Forge (CG-50) fired first salvo, launching...

Word-for-word, that was a George W. Bush speech about Saddam, it seemed.

What are the criteria by which we decide to take military action against brutal dictators?

"The Saudis have 300 F16 fighter jets" HUH? Are you kidding me?

Right Wing Declares War on the Poor:

"America's Saudi Air War" - Al Jazeera English Article Exposes Split Between Freepers & Their Allies

The Moral Underground: How Ordinary Americans Subvert an Unfair Economy

Crowd Cheers as Daniel Ellsberg Led Away from White House in Handcuffs by Police (Manning Protest)

Bloomberg to spend more on charter schools, to cut spending on public schools.

Libya is NOT about oil

So we are killing people to keep Khaddafi from killing them?

Report: Pets and humans on Japan’s quirky ‘cat island’ safe

I'm already feeling a lot better about the Libya strike now that I know the official nickname...

Jacky Fisher: "The essence of war is violence; moderation in war is imbecility."

Who here still believes in Nuclear Power as a positive energy source? Controversial, but I do.

"If we lose, Huda Ben Amer will hang all of us"

Detailed downloadable paper on the Ryan-Rivlin attack on Medicare

I Love You Rachel Maddow. Check this out.

They are taking subsidies away from the needy, when the super-rich are paying lowe taxes,

It's amazing that half of our people don't see this evil. Are that many of us so brain-washed?

About Lybia

Libyan Revolution Day 31 (RIP Mohammed Nabbous, killed by Gaddafi forces, airstrikes begin)

BWHAHAHAHA: Sarah Palin Says SHE WOULD'VE WON In 2008 If She Had Been TOP Of ticket

Why Libya? I don't think it's for oil or humanitarian reasons

No invite for Michele Bachmann to Koch-funded 2012 forum for GOPers

I said weeks ago that I would support an invasion of Libya and I still do.

Pentagon papers leaker: 'I was Bradley Manning'

The same suspect hacks who showed up for the illegal invasion

the eighth anniversary of the war on iraq

After centuries of writing poems, why is Anonymous practicing the dark art of computer hacking?

Forget Harvard and a 4-Year Degree, You Can Make More as a Plumber in the Long Run

Would you like to see US troops brought home from Afghanistan immediately?

Supporters of Nuclear Energy - Who are they?

Live streaming of radiation monitor in Santa Monica, CA

Tell Boehner: "Government shutdown? Give up your own pay first!"

Kucinich: President Needs Congressional Go-Ahead for Libya No-Fly Zone. "It is an act of war."

The British are in, too.

It started in Tunisia

GOBAMA!!!! Obama & Clinton eloquently explain why US involvement in Libya is unconstitutional

GOBAMA!!!! Obama & Clinton eloquently explain why US involvement in Libya is unconstitutional

M1911 Gun Becomes An Official Utah State Symbol!

Obama administration is wrong to endorse suppression of democracy in Bahrain

Mt. Fujiyama rumbling, last rumbled in 1707

‘Comfort women’ launch fundraising efforts for Japan

Anyone watching Ed right now?

New BUSHCO Docs Reveal How Yoo Eliminated 4th Amendment So Cheney Could Wiretap Illegally

Fool me once, shame on you,

NEW 100 MILE OIL SLICK Reported Near Deepwater Drilling Site in Gulf

This is what Democracy looks like. Scenes from Madison March 19, 2011 (warn: pics)

$500,000,000 / year for Military Bands... more important than feeding children.

Testing Finds No Health Threat Along West Coast

UCLA Student Who Posted Racist Online Rant Says She Will Quit School

Provision In House GOP Bill Would Require IRS To Ask Those Audited If Anybody In Their Family Had Ab

Can we just *talk* about Japan/radiation worst case scenarios?

How a Legacy From the 1800s Is Making Tokyo Dark Today

The right-wing REALLY hates the Volt.

The right-wing REALLY hates the Volt.

Right wingers cannot do political comedy.

We are approaching 6,000 American soldiers killed in the invasions and occupations

So what BS name will they call this operation?

West coasters: know your subduction zone (Cascadia Earthquake of 1700)

The Keystone Rebels in Libya shoot down their own plane

46% of DUers support the draft?! Where the hell am I?

Well, Rick Scott made me decide to retire, my last day will be

Quick. Look over there. Now over there. Just don't look here.

NJ mother loses baby for 3 years for not consenting to c-section (child still in custody)

I support Obama and the military strikes against Libya

Any FACTS about Libya have been lost or DISTORTED in the propaganda war

Right Wing Aims for the Kill - ProgressivePopulist

WAR! On Head Start, LIHEAP, Legal Aid, WIC, Pell grants, community health centers.....

Wonderful documentary running on Comcast channel `140 about Kentucky

I think I am poisoning my students... Guess how much sodium I just fed them.

All of you who are now suddenly so concerned about Libyan civilians ......

Why is US backing force in Libya but not Bahrain, Yemen?

WI Republican State Senator gets his mistress $11,000 pay raise for state job

"Plutonium fuel could be used at Hanford power plant" - MOX

"An Advocate Who Scares Republicans"

I sure hope we can kill Gaddafi within the next couple of days...

Libya - the nuclear industry's wag the dog? nt

I just learned of a worldwide movement going on to fight against evil banking abuses! Want to join?

U.S. Launches Cruise Missiles Against Qaddafi's Air Defenses

"for those with vaginas", other provocative videos defend planned parenthood

Libya : popular uprising, civilian war or military attack ? MUST READ

"Backtrace Security" declares cyber war on Anonymous "Progressives"

Should the military draft be brought back?

Libyan massacres condemned -- Saudi Arabian, Bahraini & Yemeni ignored.

No public debate. No authorization. No fucking anything just send in the missiles.

Rant: Insurance copays bankrupting you? Upside-down on your mortgage? Join the club.

Rant: Insurance copays bankrupting you? Upside-down on your mortgage? Join the club.

Killing of Syrian protesters sparks concern from UN chief

New wave of refugees pour into Tunisia from Libya

UAE (United Arab Emirates) sends 40 tonnes of humanitarian aid to Libyan refugees

WHO: No radiation risk outside evacuation zone

Poll: Latino Voters Have 'Widely Negative' Views Of GOP

Fed deems several major banks healthy enough to pay dividends

Russian-born programmer gets 8 years in U.S. prison

Philly man upset about lost dentures admits making phone threat to office of Pa. congresswoman

Laid-off Costa Mesa worker jumps to his death

Obama trying to limit military involvement in Libya

Harper heads to Paris summit on Libya

David Cameron to meet allies for Libya crisis talks

RIP. Warren M Christopher Secretary of state

NFL Players Say Goodell Attempted to 'Divide'

Bahrain says Iran is meddling

Benghazi hospital has 26 dead after attack

Young protestor dies after being beaten by regime agents .

Japan Confirms High Radiation in Spinach and Milk Near Nuclear Plant

'US behind Mideast crackdowns'

Jordan, Morocco, Qatar, UAE (are the Arab nations) at Libya summit (in Paris): diplomat

British Airways employee gets 30 years for terror plot

Radiation from Fukushima plant detected in Sacramento, EPA says

: French air force protecting Benghazi, Sarkozy says

Margaret Thatcher papers reveal how she stoked rightwing rebellion

Algeria's president promises political reform

French bombardment army vehicle

Libya Oil Chief Says Crude Production ‘Could Reach a Halt’ Due to Conflict

Germany indirectly helps action Libya

Bid to 'Protect Assets' Slowed Reactor Fight

French plane opens fire in Libya

French warplanes fly reconnaissance missions over Libya (& Full Text of President Sarkozy's Speech)

French warplanes fly reconnaissance missions over Libya (& Full Text of President Sarkozy's Speech)

EC Secretary Blasts Saudi Military Intervention in Bahrain

Rebel says own plane downed over Benghazi

US defense chief Robert Gates postpones trip to Russia over Libya

Crowd Cheers as Daniel Ellsberg Led Away from White House in Handcuffs by Police (Manning Protest)

British Forces In Action Over Libya

NFL Responds to Players' Letter to Goodell

ICRC : Civilians at high risk amid escalating conflict

Allies launch first attacks against Gadhafi forces in Libya

Qaddafi Warns West on No-Flight Zone

Pentagon briefing on action in Libya (Live)

US officials: US prepares for sea-based missile launch against Libyan air defenses

Iran's iFilm off air due to interference

Plane shot down over rebel-held city in Libya

Anti-war activists rally near White House to mark 8th anniversary of start of Iraq war

Iran calls on Saudi Arabia, UAE to leave Bahrain "immediately"

Libyan forces 'enter outskirts of Benghazi'

Tracked down: The war crimes suspect living in Tiverton

Federal judge halts ban on payroll deduction to Alabama Education Association (Unioin Win)

Organization of the Islamic Conference: Communiqué on the Alarming Developments in Libyan Jamahiriya

Egypt crowd attack ElBaradei at voting station

High turnout marks 'orderly' Egypt vote

Israelis retaliate for killing of settlers

UPDATE 1-Turkey to play appropriate role over Libya -formin

Brazil slams U.S. for protectionism

Righthaven loses second fair use ruling over copyright lawsuits

Marijuana legalization advocates organize to put new measure on California ballot

GM cuts unnecessary spending after Japan disaster

Clinton: Fears of Libyan `unspeakable atrocities'

Iran Majlis warns over Bahrain invasion

Bahrain protest casualties on rise

Japanese Government Says Milk, Spinach Near Stricken Nuke Plant Have Unsafe Radiation

War on Libya ‘regrettable’ – Russia

Libya TV reports attacks on several cities

'Lonely' boy, 9, reunited with cousin

OK, I finally did it. Just because I wanted to.

Touching video from Japan: Dog sticks by injured buddy.

Euphoric, Egyptians Vote on Future

It's a TCHAIKOVSKY kind of night and you know what that means

Video: "I want to tell my dad...I love you"

Be careful where you put the price sticker....

Libya: Mohammed "Mo" Al Nabbous, founder of Benghazi webcast "Libya Alhurra TV," killed in firefight

Rock tumbler suggestions? (edited to include link)

What happens if you post and everyone on DU has you on ignore?

Gaddafi calls UN resolution 'blatant colonialism'

Introducing Gracie Macy.

the gray, severe campus that looks like the birthplace of the headache

I'm starting this thread to call out and attack other members or groups of members.

I'm sorry, but does "Homosexual Advances" sound like a pay day loan op for gay people?

PHOTO: MiddleFingerMom's tour guide reluctantly informs him they won't be "shooting the rapids"

...and Hillary wanted the nofly Libya ..when will the HORSESHITEND?

Cold? Frightened? Insecure? Come here and tell Mama ALL about it.

PHOTO: "Well, you see, my cat did my homework for me...but then my dog ate it"

Anybody here roasting their own coffee?

Anyone's brackets holding up (Pole)

.xxx adult entertainment domain approved by internet regulators

Giorgio Moroder bass lines. Synth washes. Bowie replication. Is there anything Duran Duran can't do?

Canada says needs 2 days to prepare jets for Libya

Anybody Watching the Greg Giraldo Special on Comedy Central?

Is this Super Moon a sign that she's still pissed about when we "bombed" her a few years ago?

(Thousands of) Syrian mourners call for revolt (Calls for "freedom" as police fire tear gas)

bluegrass..Brian Setzer style :)

I don't know about everyone else....

Libyans form human shield at Gaddafi's compound

CBO: Obama budget underestimates deficits by $2.3 trillion over upcoming decade

Oh, Lieutenant Commander Geordi La Forge...behave yourself.

Try being a 14 year old boy in 1984 constantly being compared to Simon Le Bon

Rebecca Black...UNPLUGGED!


The Cult of Charlie

Look out for Extreme SuperMoon!

Day #2 and Obama is pretty much kicking the rest of DU's butt in the NCAA Brackets

My hands look like I had the fricking Stigmata or something

Advice? I am shopping for pipes (it's one way of dealing with grief)

Supermoon" Tonight: Biggest Full Moon in 18 Years

Obama endorses military action to stop Gadhafi

Enterprise gets in on the action

The gum inside the blower nozzle on electric hand dryers, you know you want

Petition to pull “gay cure” app hits 20,000 signatures

Thunder Road on TCM now.

For Wilmington Delaware's "Bacon Weekend":

John Bolton 'considering' running for president

Does anyone know of a list of countries that do not have

OMG it's bacon weekend in Wilmington, DE!

I just realized today that I have worked in all levels of government,

So a lady grabbed my teabag tonight.

Warren Christopher, former secretary of state, dies

RIP Knut the Polar Bear

There he is. ... ... What? I said... THERE HE IS!!!! ... ... What?

MFM, hating being ignored, slowly reached for his cell phone

Was this MFM's swan song?

Fox News: New ‘Wonder Woman’ Outfit Lacks Patriotism


Radioactive iodine found in (Tokyo) Japan tap water

PHOTO: "Yes... OH, YES... that's right, just a little closer... yes... YESSSSSSSS...."

Eureka! I've done it! I've solved the most important problem in the world!

Regarding a certain species of tree ...

Lemme Tell Ya', Movie Reviewers Are About As Useful As Tits On A Blender

I'm watching my Dad slip away..

George Bush finally goes to Hell

got a HUGE rescue dog today

Saturday night - Live Rolling Stones from long ago...

Stories from the Road: Starting Over

Saturday's NCAA Tournament Thread

A rash of recent digital art.

Flirting with "danger"

Next up to bat... Irish Coffee ice cream!

Post-birthday dinner at Cindy's Diner (ie, see Heidi, makeupless, having her first stip of Mtn. Dew

another female celebrity becomes super skinny

New Mexico governor (R) loses bid to block licenses for illegal (immigrants)

Here's some cool music for you: Toro y Moi

I give up. Good night. n/t

The late singer Jim Croce wanted to save time in a bottle. What would YOU like to save in a bottle?

Mrs. V.'s brother Woody has died.

U.S. launches first missiles against Gadhafi forces

Anyone's brackets holding up (Poll)

I have to replace my car: What's your best advice?

Strong earthquake hits northeastern Japan

Berlin zoo: Beloved polar bear Knut has died

Mythical beings in MiddleFingerMom's life:

Not many people know that cats prefer their food to be really, REALLY big!!!

It's just plain MEAN to startle your co-worker if he or she is a squid.

Traditionalists were OUTRAGED when sumo wrestlers began using weapons against each other.

Miracle Noodles

Obama to visit human rights activist's tomb

Qaddafi and His Forces Warned on War Crimes (by the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court)

Biden (Audio): Organized Labor Keeps 'Barbarians From The Gate'

The Foreign Policy Genius Of a gop Visionary

Think Progress: New Hampshire House Approves Tax Cut on Cigarettes, Cuts Health, Education Funding

The Hill: Durbin fires back at WSJ editorial for ripping his plan to set debit card fee

So SICK of the media criticism of Obama over the Libyan situation

The Hill: Reid: Rider on Planned Parenthood won't be included in budget deal

I'm sick and tired of the primary challenge talk people keep bringing up

Helen Thomas at it again BASHING Isreal

Hillary just loving this war shit

White Light/Black Rain: The Destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki 01

Meet the new Boss. Same as the old Boss.

Cost of the no-fly zone? End the Afghanistan and Iraq wars

March 19: Remarks by the President on Libya

Lets see wee launched over 100 cruise missiles in Libya do the math

Reid: “I support the actions taken today by our allies, with the support of several Arab countries"

"In other words, I have no idea what VandeHei and Allen are talking about."


How much is this shit costing

Dual Presidents.

Libyan Civil War, Conservatives Love the Japanese Tragedy, Union-Busting in Wisconsin Thwarted

Obama Authorizes Blowin our Soc.Security/Medicare and our National Debt..

I never approve of military action of any kind...

Obama official: “It’s not designed to have Qaddafi go. That’s not the purpose,”

Behind Closed Doors- Why HB 916

The "giant" should never have gone to sleep in the first place.

I oppose "operation Libyan Freedom"

do you still visit Huffpost for news? That site really sucks lately

Philippines: country on a fault line

Let's hope Libya doesn't become an ideological litmus test, either on the left or between D and R

US limited role is brilliant!!

Clinton Says Arab Nation Made Pivotal Statement on Libya

Why is Obama going to Brazil in a time of crisis?

A U.N. resolution is not a unilateral U.S. action.

Just for fun: Obama's kindergarten class photo

Frustrated Frenchman in Japan : 37 Million People in Tokyo not getting information on Nuke Disaster.

David Swanson on Why We Risk Arrest This Weekend

U.S. Forces Lead Attack Against Libya in Operation 'Audacity Dawn'

When is the last time you saw such a CEO

Teabaggers Stop Man Recording O'Keefe Speech

Al Jazeera English: After Online Calls For A "Day Of Dignity", Violence Flares At Syrian Protests

Papantonio: Japan Nuclear Crisis Could Happen Here

''BURY IT!'' Michio Kaku On Japan's Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant

Beck and Limbaugh Mock JAPAN SURVIVORS

Have you noticed? Our right-wing media is now poo-poohing Sarah Palin

Breaking News - Sarkozy Says Allied Forces Already In Action In Libya 3/19/11

Ellsberg on Why We Risk Arrest This Weekend

Sarah Palin Set To Embarrass USA at India Conclave

An Advocate Who Scares Republicans

Three simultaneous Vietnams?

Mo's Last Video From Benghazi Before He Was Killed: Bombed Bedroom Of 4months-old & 5year-old Kids

Simi Valley Nuclear Disaster 1959

In Japan, Relief Supplies Not Getting Through to Hardest Hit Areas

About The Movement to Ban Paddling in Schools

Russian village huge human nuclear experiment - Mayak, the Kyshtym Disaster

French fighter jets over Libya

Medea Benjamin on Why We Risk Arrest This Weekend

Support or not for Operation Odyssey Dawn

Weekly Address: American Jobs Through Exports to Latin America

I Answer Conservative Fans Hate Mail!

Young Turks: Cenk Slams 'Big God, Small Government' Comments by Senator DeMint (R-SC)

TDPS: Fox News Mislabels Nightclub as Japanese Nuclear Power Plant - TRANSCRIPT

TDPS: Fox News Mislabels Nightclub as Japanese Nuclear Power Plant - TRANSCRIPT

CHOMSKY-Analysis Of Democracy At Large

The "Enormous Amount of Money" Petreaus Says We Spent on the Afghanistan War Wasn't Worth It

Original video as visual, political poem: A Zoo Of Our Own Making, by Phil Rockstroh

Still Rings True Today: FDR Second Bill of Rights, People's Rights - TRANSCRIPT

MSNBC - Banksters & Government Exposed FINALLY by Mainstream News!

The United Nations, after the support of the Arab League, voted to impose something we WANT

"Obama outlines limited U.S. role in Libya intervention"

ZENN Motor Company Announces Change In Management

Energy 101: Concentrating Solar Power

Radiation Plume Modelers Chafe at Scarcity of Data (

Battle-proof Wind Farms Survive Japan's Trial by Fire

How Nuclear Reactors Work, And How They Fail

Toon: The Thinker

Mosquito Foils Christians and Climate Deniers

Kitazawa: Reactors surface temperatures below 100C

Other countries with central government clean energy strategies pulling ahead of the US

Radiation at Safe Levels in Tokyo Water; Some Foods Testing Above Limits

IAEA Update on Japan Earthquake

Aiming for reactor: Easier said than done

Reactor cooling efforts missing mark: B.C. expert (Pssst… try using longer cables, and hovering)

Reuters: Japan nuclear rescue advances

Los Angeles radiation plunges to new interday low

Deal reached to lift wolf protections in Idaho, Montana

Can Biochar Help Suppress Greenhouse Gases?—New Zealand study shows biochar to decrease nitrous oxi…

Radiation risks to health: A joint statement from leading scientific experts (lay off the iodine!)

IAEA says disaster risk decreasing at Fukushima

JOINT EPA/DOE STATEMENT: Radiation Monitors Confirm That No Radiation Levels of Concern … Reached US

3/19 MIT Fukushima status update

Wind and solar can reliably supply 25% of O'ahu's electricity demand

Upgrading the vanadium redox battery—New electrolyte mix increases energy storage by 70 percent

Experts say virtually no threat to Hawaii from Japan nuclear radiation

New technique enables much faster production of inexpensive (amorphous silicon) solar cells

German Solar Energy May Get a Boost from Japan's Nuclear Disaster

Possible oil sheen under investigation in Gulf of Mexico could be large

Offshore Wind Energy is Very, Very Cheap — Cheaper than Nuclear

Possible Source of Leaks at Spent Fuel Pools at Fukushima

Japan Finds Contaminated Food Up to 90 Miles From Nuclear Sites

UN: Too early to sound all-clear in Japan

COMMENTARY: Approaching final stages to avoid worst-case scenario (

Lowdown on nuclear crisis and potential scenarios (Japan Times)

Officials: Small Level Of Radioactive Iodine Found In Japanese Water

Radioactive iodine found in tap water in Tokyo, other areas

Tokyo sees steady exodus amid nuclear crisis

Research shows 20 MW wind turbines are feasible

Reactor containment buildings are not designed to contain a meltdown

Fukushima water tested above safe limit (radio-iodine) 2 days ago

Nuclear Socialism

Bayer gives up fight to restart Institute MIC unit (Charleston Gazette) {Bhopal, WV}

Interesting study on the effects of long term radiation exposure

Fukushima releases one-tenth of those from Chernobyl: France's IRSN

UC Berkeley detects itsy bitsy amounts of iodine, cesium, barium and krypton,

UCLA researchers engineer E. coli to produce record-setting amounts of alternative fuel

map o'doom - from France

67 exposed to radiation in Fukushima prefecture following radioactive leaks

Current TV Co-Founder Joel Hyatt talks About Keith Olbermann's New Show

Lifting the Veil: Obama and the Failure of Capitalist Democracy {Full Film}

Bob Herbert:A Price Too High?

Who Is Bankrolling A Lawsuit To End The Ban On Foreign Money In U.S. Elections?

Daniel Ellsberg Joins Peace Activists Risking Arrest at Protest Marking Iraq War Anniversary, Nader

How the ATF's gun-running misfired for Caldéron

Bill Moyers & Michael Winship: NPR: The Saga Continues

Japanese Get Even With Limbaugh For 'Environmental Mockery'

Totalitarian Democracy By: Richard Lichtman, t r u t h o u t | News Analyis

Friday Talking Points (159) -- Firing Up The Base

122mm GRAD rocket effects in Benghazi

To Cut the Deficit, Expand the IRS

Armed robber shot dead at McDonald's in Sunland

Drafting Honduran Democracy

Obama to visit human rights activist's tomb

Morales reitera rechazo a intervención en Libia

US Coal Giant Possibly Involved in Trade Unionist Killings Asked Diplomat for Help with Bad Publicit

Court demands investigation into early releases of jailed politicians

Tracked down: The war crimes suspect living in Tiverton

Gov’t and media look to ban violent front page photos in Honduras

Chávez on Libya (es)

Teacher run over during Honduras protest (Spanish)

I wonder if a conference call or a realtime chat-room type thing

Kansas Civil Rights March 3/19/11

Kansas Civil Rights March 3/19/11

Fyi, I have been talking to the good people at GetEqual

ESPN gametracker fail.

Are there any Tennessee Volunteer fans here?? That was an absolutely

Local Michigan Bar Owner Busted for $5 NCAA Brackets. - I feel safer already!

Report: Ichiro Suzuki donates 100M yen to Japanese Red Cross

Best looking cheerleaders

New limited edition Giants cap commemorates World Series ring ceremony

Top European court rules crucifixes acceptable in classrooms

Gaza Militants Fire Dozens Of Mortars Into Israel

Helen Thomas at it again BASHING Isreal

"pain offers us a lesson in gods love"

Hamas fires mortars at southern Israel

Israelis retaliate for killing of settlers

The day the Sun stood still...