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Archives: March 2, 2011

BP owns part of Noble well that got first permit

BP owns part of Noble well that got first permit

Maryland Rep Carter holds gay communities civil rights hostage

Madison rumor: Walker bussing in tea partiers to fill gallery for budget speech

"Perfect casting: Chris Dodd as lobbyist"....(MPAA Welcomes Dodd!)

"Perfect casting: Chris Dodd as lobbyist"....(MPAA Welcomes Dodd!)

Incipit Newt 2.0

By this and send it to your congressman

Radio Free Albemuth

DU a poll: Do you support Senate (Ohio) Bill 5?

CA Attorney Gen. Asks Courts to Lift Gay Marriage Ban

Tea Partiers: Your political party and father have much in common

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez: U.S. distorting situation in #Libya 'to justify an invasion'

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez: U.S. distorting situation in #Libya 'to justify an invasion'

motown at the white house on pbs

You know what really DOES annoy me about public schools?

Cry me a river Michelle Litjens

Cry me a river Michelle Litjens

Repug just called the protestors "slobs" live on MSNBC.

Yemen March 1 protest - slideshow from Flickr

Bwaaaaaaaah hahahahaha Rachel is tearing Walker a new one

Bankrupt Vallejo becomes magnet for hookers

Ten thousand rally against Armenian government

California should allow gay marriage-att'y general

I'm getting Huckabee robocalls DAILY. Calgon, take me away!

Link to video of Grothman calling protesters "slobs" on the Last Word

CNN, please stop showing that Scott Brown Cosmopolitan photo.

Adorable Overload: Police officer stops traffic, escorts ducks to safety (VIDEO)

Madison rumor that Walker bussed in tea partiers to pack gallery for his budget speech.

Google recovers wiped Emails from tape

Mandatory Tuesday Malloy Truthseeker Check In!

Gates Plays Down Idea of U.S. Force in Libya

Gates Plays Down Idea of U.S. Force in Libya

Ruh-roh!! Charlie sheen has entered the Tweeter age!

Wisconsin Budget Would Slash School and Municipal Aid

Tax cuts for Wealthy & Business / Education cuts for Children - Walker has LOST

It's happening in Texas too. March 12th.

Who is the Kochthuglican twit on with O'Donnell? He referred to protestors as "slobs"

TN is NUMBER meth lab busts and seizures...

Grothman's phone numbers

In regard to the DU being down/unusable in the past day or two

Meet the White Supremacist Leading the GOP's Anti-Sharia Crusade

Cut Education! The world needs more stupid republicans!

Well Before All This Unrest Broke Out In the Middle East We Heard Gas Will Go Up To $5 Per Gallon...

What percentage of Fox's audience is liberals ?

Why did bin Laden release provocative video during Bush's 2 terms, but

Best starting off place for college graduate to look for a federal gov't job?

Police Departments Turn to Volunteers for array of investigative duties

Questions to teachers

Whoa! I'm on! DU has been down for over 24 hours! I'm using TOR to get through.

Explain To Me : Why Does M$N Call The "Egypt ion Revolt" .....

Now this is conservativism I think we can like around here.

Giving birth control out a year at a time significantly lowers abortion and pregnancy rates...

The Weasels regain Toad Hall, Badgers not welcome.

The Weasels regain Toad Hall, Badgers not welcome.

Just heard from some definitely a-political friends of mine in North-east U.S.

Conservative Party of Canada faces fines or jail time after campaign finance ruling

Lawrence O'Donnell | MSNBC | Charlie Sheen

KO: Scott Walker: That Man Is An Idiot

KO: Scott Walker: That Man Is An Idiot

Feb Glenn Beck Ratings Down Most of any FNC Show -26% Total -32% Younger

Black Africans and other non-Libyans targeted for revenge killings: reports

Sometimes it sucks to care

Sometimes it sucks to care

Sometimes it sucks to care

Found on FB; "The Arrogance of Authority"

When Will The Repug Governors Privatize Public Sector Jobs?......

Senator Grothman (R) WI - The protestors are stinking up the Capitol

Humane Legislature--How did your reps rank?

Scott Walker's budget address is said to cut over 21,000 jobs

Celine Dion's bodyguard in federal appeals court for American visa

Are DUers watching Lawrence

Corbett Report: "The Last Word on Terrorism"

UK Clashes With UN Over Libya No-Fly Zone

Demonstrations swell in Ohio as lawmakers mull amended budget bill

Has anyone seen nadinbrzezinski?

KO: Palm Trees In Wisconsin

Evidently the DNC doesn't think climate change is one of the top 15 priorites facing our country

Now "we" are slobs

Let's compromise: We'll do it my way.

Wisconsin Republicans introduce Idiot Protection Act to ban prank calls

Isn't it about time for Fair Deal II ?

Canadian high-schoolers go on strike demanding a bigger school

Canadian high-schoolers go on strike demanding a bigger school

Let's say Gaddafi is finally overthrown, what happens to all of his frozen assets?

Gaddafi loyalists advance to east

Trumka: Unions energized by clash in Wisconsin

The Huckster brings up that damned bust of Churchill AGAIN!

51th states?????

State Sen Bill Ketron of the sharia law bill in TN gets an earful after lying to me...

The psycho-emotional impacts of immigration on children

Dane county Sheriff about Madison Capital... "My deputies will not be palace guards,"

Lawsuit against former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. board member Rajat K. Gupta for Insider trading

The Naysayers are Right: There is no way labor will win the Wisconsin battle...

Toon: George Sends His Regrets...

Toon: George Sends His Regrets...

Toon: The Time Has Come (to cut)

Guess what? According to Dick Morris' poll - Scott Walker is winning the fight!!

Thought I'd share this link.

here's the list of what the repubs want cut

Who says bipartisanship is dead?

Al Jazeera on Egypt’s Revolt Against Neoliberalism

Caution on changing DNS settings on laptop if you travel

Women killed by boyfriend while 2 cops stand outside guarding her from same boyfriend

The Haircut

A modest proposal for reforming defense spending

Protesters hold up sign while Gaddafi speaks, ROFL!

Warren Buffett Wants Your Taxes

Afghanistan and the arithmetic of austerity by Amy Goodman

Ben Bernanke warns of U.S. deficit's ‘near and present danger’

C'mon, people. Time for us all to unite behind the Republicans.

Women of the Far Right

The awful truth: education won't stop the west getting poorer

Could I get a repost on a recently posted item indicating a proxy server?

Gov. Rick Scott of Florida gets an F in history and economics!

Gov. Rick Scott of Florida gets an F in history and economics!

WHY WE DOUBT Clarence Thomas.

Under Walker's budget, 55,000 would lose health care

Joke about CEO, Bagger, and Unionist. Please make a cartoon!

Check Please! World's 5 Most Expensive Foods

Most Everyone Has a Price...For Huffington it was 325 Million..

Most Everyone Has a Price...For Huffington it was 325 Million..

We know both parties endorse the austerity agenda, but does it make any sense at all?

GOP looks to cut IRS budget despite returns

"Democracy By Polling Anyone"? Pitt Post-Gazette opinion by Reg Wry shows how far off

An Inside View of WI Governor Walker's Budget Address, by lil bird

NY Post - "Wis. kid is GOP's sudden White House star" - Promotes Walker For President In 2012

Would you support U.S military action in Libya to overthrow Gadaffi?

Horsey Toon; The failure of tax cuts to create jobs

BTW, Egypt could impose a no-fly zone right now

The (new!) Great Seal of Wisconsin:

I want to see the proof that Huckleberry isn't a half witted product of

Bob Herbert: Unintended, but Sound Advice

Pett TOON: Give Me Time

Sacramento takes steps to repeal 'crash tax'

If the West (US) wants to "control" the Middle East with dictators, maybe it should let Gaddafi win.

Meet the White Supremacist Leading the GOP's Anti-Sharia Crusade

Fox News: Dang unions are busing protesters into Madison... and warm weather and palm trees too

Off-duty officer shoots family pet in Vacaville

everyone on DU should stand up for teachers

Tracy food supplier recalls chicken, pork products (contaminated w/ broccoli )

Social Security workers protesting on Wednesday across the U.S. against threatened budget cuts!

How Much Does It Cost New Jersey to Feed Christy??

Wisconsin Lawmakers Want to Ban Prank Calls

What would Molly Say?

Change to Win: America's Endangered Middle Class

Rutgers to introduce co-ed dorms

It's working! Columbus Ohio SB 5 rally at the Capitol: 4 to 6:30 pm TODAY

Big Pharma's marijuana moves highlight DEA double-standard

"Corp, Inc. Intl. Ltd. - just give them time.....

The backers of the tea party have an important message for you

Conservative lawyer Richard Painter says Goodwin Liu is mainstream and should be confirmed

Breaking News: First Amendment Under Attack in Wisconsin

Bill acknowledges the right of citizens to record on-duty police

chuck todd says huckabee was 'baited' into saying Obama was born in kenya

Subway information network is overbudget, almost done and already obsolete

A 40 million-year-old sex act is frozen in time (No, it's not about John McCain)

Republicans Push National Race to the Bottom

Attack on Public Employees Deals a Sharp Blow to Black Workers

Did the people of WI know that Walker was going to do what he did during the campaign?

Planned layoffs at highest level in 11 months

Rep. Darrell Issa fires trusted aide Bardella

Rep. Darrell Issa fires trusted aide Bardella

Tell daughter to hold onto boyfriend....

Greenwald: Chris Dodd shows how Washington works

Navajo Nation mourns death of another code talker

Robert Reich: How Democrats Can Become Relevant Again (And Rescue the Nation While They’re At It)

Please realize - Grothman et al aren't botching their lines with these outbursts

and this man wants to be president?!?

and this man wants to be president?!?

Senate OKs 2-week spending bill to avoid government shutdown

Make women prove that their miscarriage wasn't done on purpose but get government out of roads

Beware the billionaires behind pension reform

I just have to ask, since the DU-DNS situation...

Supreme Court rules for anti-gay church over military funeral protests

Walker's budget removes insurance requirement to cover birth control

Breaking: Phelps church wins right to free speech.

Modern America: Raising Fascists for Fun and Profit

Modern America: Raising Fascists for Fun and Profit

Here is a crazy idea to start fixing the deficits

A drug called Charlie Sheen

Does it make you feel good or superior to tell people

US Soldiers Shot Dead At Frankfurt Airport

DU a poll: Should the state legislature require businesses to provide paid sick days?

Toon- You think my job is cushy?

Exclusive: Gov’t SHUTDOWN Will HELP Obama Politically, Former Clinton Aide Says

CoFed Builds a Web of Student Food Co-ops

In Afghanistan, the War on birds Is Actually Going Pretty Well

CNN and John King get played By Greg Sargent

Scabs faithful to MikaMouse; rejects CBS for his solo show

Rumsfeld ATTACKS Bob Woodward -- On FACEBOOK!

Wisconsin governor faces backlash

Gov. Scott Walker can thank Michelle Rhee for making teachers unions the enemy

Revealed! The Ancient Mystery at the Heart of the Worldwide Communist Conspiracy

Libyan Revolution Tweets, Day 13 (or 14*), Part 5

Kerry seeks new money for democratic transition in Middle East

Faux announces temporary suspension of Newt & Santorum as contributors

Al Jazeera vs the us owned media

World leaders must call R2P (Responsibility to Protect) what it is

Drafting Drew Carey in Ohio...

Drafting Drew Carey in Ohio...

Cybersecurity (HBGary) CEO resigns after plot allegations

US supports war crimes tribunal for first time

Libya, Chad row over "mercenaries"

Libyan Revolution Tweets, Day 14 (or 16*), Part 1

When you get a job rejection letter

This is damn impressive

Budapest to honour Elvis for support after 1956 uprising

If you get a chance to watch Thurgood on HBO or elsewhere, you should.

A FORMAL invitation to Scott Walker: Come to my house so you can KISS MY HAIRY ASS!

I still cannot get onto DU. All other sites work.

Libya is United in Popular Revolution – Please No Western Military Intervention

Libyan Revolution Tweets, Day 14 (or 16*), Part 2

Fox suspends Gingrich, Santorum

Emergency surgery for Serena Williams

What L.A.'s New Bike Plan Means For Cyclists—and the City

Congressional bosses from Hell: Sheila Jackson Lee

My thought what is happening with education

Palm trees in Wisconsin, can't explain that! Fox Lies once again.

"Senate passes resolution to fine missing senators w/o any debate or comment #wiunion Fine $100/day

Fox News suspends Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum

Sharron Angle: I Taught Students Creationism, Harry Reid 'Public Enemy Number One'

Many of us are still having problems accessing DU. Can we lighten up a little on normal protocols?

Libyan Revolution Tweets, Day 14 (or 16*), Part 3

Found this link saying Grothman was "mobbed" by "thugs".

A poll that should get some DU love.

Ohio Anti-Union Bill Passes Senate Committee Amid Huge Protests

Libyan Revolution Tweets, Day 14 (or 16*), Part 4

Branstad (R-Ia) to visit the Bluffs (cutting Iowa corporate income tax rates in half & more R stuff)

Luckovich - "All Dynamite Candidates!"

HELP! I heard neat news about oil/gas, forget exactly what, something about output? reserves?

Very useful website. Use this for your arguments.

Gas prices break $4/gallon in Chicago

Best Tweet Evah! "Keep your weeping orange Boehner out of my uterus!"

IN YOUR FACE! Study: Over 16-year span, Wisconsin teacher salaries lag private sector wages

Facebook privacy proves not so private...again

Wisconsin capital Union Rally crowd Panorama

A super duper triple dipple, most excellent shout out to my favorite forum, Democratic Underground!

Wisconsin, Rochester, New York is with you today!

Missing Wisconsin Democratic senators now face daily fines

You Just Know It Is Coming, But It's Still Going To Make You Sick

Suggestions for our trip back from the brink

Catholic Church sees unions as ‘moral Choices’ and bargaining rights as ‘principles of justice’

Supreme Court sides with fundamentalist church members who picketed Marine's funeral

Fox "News" Contributors Newt & Lil' Ricky Man-on-Dog Placed on 60-Day Leave

Huckabee and Gingrich are speaking from the same RW talking point.

Want to know why Vermont politics are so vibrant?

CNN Video: Pennsylvania pizza shop owner accused of planting mice in rival pizzerias

CNN Video: Pennsylvania pizza shop owner accused of planting mice in rival pizzerias

Harry Reid: Boehner being ‘bossed around by a bunch of freshmen’

21,325!! Really? 21,325!!! Walker's budget proposes to eliminate 21,325 Positions. Budget attached

Hartmann caller said original 1946 birth cert was turned down in passport application

Planned Parenthood was, at it's inception, supported by

The frog, the pot and Scott Walker

The frog, the pot and Scott Walker Statement of Support for Wisconsin 14 (Please Sign)

Bristol Palin's new book titled "Not Afraid of Life"

Wisconsin Voters Launch Recall Campaign Against Eight GOP State Senators

Dear Tea Party: You've Been Had

If Herbert Hoover had been re-elected in 1932, what would the USA be like today ?

The Phelps decision disgust me but I believe it was the correct decision

Libyan Revolution Tweets, Day 14 (or 16*), Part 5

If Libya falls, so do shortened twitter links?

Members of the House and Senate make $174,000 time to roll it back to $50,000!!!

Arab League Considering Imposing No-Fly-Zone Over Libya

Obama condemns assassination in Pakistan

"In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts": Dr. Gabor Maté

You know, I think in our country we have merged Capitalism and Communism

Does anyone know of an organization that helps people with pets who have fallen on hard times?

Military Drops Crazy ‘ICBMs vs. Terrorists’ Plan

Who Elected Bill Gates?

Take a look at this crazy crap.

Activist says creationism is being taught in science classroom

NH Gov Opposes Legislation To Lower School Drop Out Age (could cost $$)

Bachmann wants $700M fed funds for bridge (it's not an earmark, it's a transportation project)

NEed a smile today. Look below. Guarenteed to make you smile and more

How fitting. Ghoul Gov Rick Scott on the Trading Floor. On CNBC.

(HuffPo) Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand - The Next Step Toward Equality: Repealing DOMA

South of the border: Dem senators share snippets of life on the lam

"Union Wages" $38 million a year for eight years?

Should today's Republicans punish all groups that vote for Democrats?

George Carlin explains today's America in three minutes

Your own private Wisconsin, By Mark Morford

Rachel Maddow will be a guest on the Martin Brashear Show

Thanks to the heavens! You're back!

Tea Party and Freeper paradise = Bangladesh

Republican says he expected Senate Democrats back

Did anybody know about this?

AmeriCorps memories, "I do know that I will never regret my decision to join CalSERVES."

Sale! (funny email spam I received a few minutes ago....)

Why did we kill off our own people....

I thought a judge told Walker to open the people's house

Wisconsin ad battle continues between liberals, conservatives

Elliot Spitzer (CNN) is on FIRE Tonight

Ratigan's guest host is tearing

It's BACK!

Ex Issa aide accuses MSM of offering to collaborate on partisan investigations of Obama

On the 3rd day, DU access is returning!

Tennessee considering an alternative currency...

Wisconsin Teachers, Students Face Uncertain Future

Wisconsin Teachers, Students Face Uncertain Future

As oil rises... Record U.S. Natural-Gas Output continues

I know the Phleps decision is narrow, but does this mean so-called Free Speech Zones

A unionized public employee, a member of the Tea Party, and a CEO are sitting at a table....

WI Dem. State Sen. Bob Jauch says the fines on the Democratic senators are unconstitutional

Amazing footage out of libya

The HBO one-man play -- Thurgood -- is excellent.

Missing (WI) Senators To Be Fined $100 A Day

Wisconsin GOP Senators Look To Take Control Of Absent Democrats' Staffers

Wisconsin GOP Senators Look To Take Control Of Absent Democrats' Staffers

GOP leader John Boehner vows to eliminate ‘net neutrality’

Soldiers vs. Bankers

Grist: Recent college grads contributing to society whether they like it or not

Question for Irish and English DUers

DU Poll about MJ-legalization (do you support it?) (would you use it?)

LIBYA: Kadafi to face investigation for crimes against humanity

Facebook will soon share users’ phone numbers and addresses with 3rd parties

It is largely college students and hangers on having a party in the state capitol (Madison)

Al Jazeera's Director General: Why we saw the Arab revolutions coming and the West did not.

1,000 nurses walk off job at Kaiser in LA

Tea Baggers: Ilegal immigrants..ok for certain jobs..

Plan Would Erase All-Business Town in Calif.

Let's Remember Real Labor History -- From Madison to Memphis

Life is too short to spend time with people who suck the happiness out of you.

Where are the twitter reports on Wisconsin? Someone was reporting on Egypt....

We Need to March on the TV stations, in Wisconsin and the entire US

Read one reporters account of trying to get into the Wisconsin State Capitol

Just sent an email to the flock fleecer

I get it, why we have not recognized the rebels in Cyrenaica

ThinkProgress: How Koch Industries Makes Billions Corrupting Government And Polluting For Free (p 2)

Where is the news on Wisconsin?

FINALLY!.. Things seem to be normal again No more proxy-stuff

"But I've got to believe I'm ready to be president, and I don't."

Do you find yourself using this "smilies" more & more?

Wis. Dems in Ill. vow to fight gov's budget plan

Wis. Dems in Ill. vow to fight gov's budget plan

Major Conflict of Interest in Wisconsin- Fitzgeralds control Senate, Assembly, and State Patrol

Major Conflict of Interest in Wisconsin- Fitzgeralds control Senate, Assembly, and State Patrol

NM House approves end to student social promotion

Ohio Senate Passes Bill to Restrict Public Unions

Scott Walker did more for labor in days than labor did for itself in decades!

Ah DU is back... I missed it

Tweety calls out

Ohio Senate passes Senate Bill 5 for collective bargaining reform

Some Facts--Wall Street Fools Hurt Public Pensions: Duh

Clinton: US Far From Decision on Libya No-Fly Zone

In OH, if you can't get the vote you want, remove committeemen (RE: SB5)

If you are on Facebook, please "like" "Being Liberal." "Being Conservative" is killing us.

Frankfurt shooter shouts "Allah Ackbar", shoots 4, kills 2. Terrorist attack, check.

Ohio Senate passes bill to ban public workers from striking, restrict collective bargaining

It is amazing that the kindness of strangers can turn a bad day into an exceptional one


It doesn't seem like Obama's been at this president stuff for all that long.

Jon Stewart defends teachers. finally.

Local demands testing anti-earmark rhetoric

In Madison: Scott Walker Packed His Budget Address With Ringers

Republicans are losing it.

California college student sues FBI over GPS tracking

Is Obama just as bad as Walker? Cut tax on the rich, balance the budget on the backs of the poor?

Wisconsin GOP Senator Glenn Grothman chased, trapped by hecklers, saved by Dem. Rep. Brett Hulsey

Has anyone ever seen the Movie "Meet John Doe"??

UK “Police warn of 'morale meltdown' if pay is cut as promised” Guardian

Disability Advocates On Edge After Cuts To Special Olympics, Other Programs

Media Malpractice in Madison ("the mainstream media has become journalistically irrelevant")

Illinois tells religious groups: permit gay foster parents or lose funding

More actions in Eau Claire (this stuff is happening all over WI)

Those of who who have seen The Watchmen: are we living the social scenario now?

Workers Defend Their Rights in Wisconsin and Ohio (VIDEO)

Workers Defend Their Rights in Wisconsin and Ohio (VIDEO)

Zsa Zsa Gabor rushed to hospital with no blood flow in leg, rep says

Tweety: "Gingrich looks like a car bomber."

Defense Agency Awarded Contract to Director’s Father's Company

TSA staff jet blew it - Boxcutters taken on JFK airliner

Post office faces cash shortage by end of year

Battle for Bregga could mark start of real war in Libya

FDA cracks down on untested cold medicines

Haven't been able to access DU

Teachers, unions rally against firings

Libyan Revolution Tweets, Day 14 (or 16*), Part 6

Huckabee "misspoke"...

Bad Reporter Toon

White House seeks $15 billion from federal property sales


GI Bill Changes Could Force Some Veterans to Drop Out

Can anyone familiar with Twitter answer a question for me?

What happened? I couldn't access DU for several days.

Globalism Is Pushing The Standard Of Living Of The Middle Class Down To Third World Levels

Report from Protester on the scene in Wisconsin yesterday

FDA Pulls Unapproved Cold, Cough, Allergy Drugs From Market

Republican State Senator Repeatedly Scolds Scott Walker, Says Union-Busting "Classic Overreach"

Wisconsin AFL-CIO raising funds for workers' fight (how to help from your home)

Megyn Kelly And Anthony Weiner Get Into Shouting Match Over Clarence Thomas (VIDEO)

A quote that, at this moment, I think is inspiring.

Wisconsin Lawmakers take their offices outside of the Capitol

Florida State Senators file suit against Rick Scott

today I got a money grubber survey from the DNC

Those old welfare state blues

Report: Saudi Facebook activist planning protest shot dead

Report: Saudi Facebook activist planning protest shot dead

Fox News Airs Random Protest Video To Make Wisconsin Demonstrations Appear Violent

The Library is America's last truly socialized institution and you're about to lose it

Kucinich on SB 5: “A Scheme to Defraud Both Workers and Taxpayers"

SCOTUS throws out judgment against Phelps clan. 8-1

MSNBC Feb Ratings - Rachel Up but Olbermann Absence Felt

Military files 22 charges against Pvt. Bradley Manning, including aiding enemy

Rush Limbaugh Agrees With Wisconsin Official: Protesters Are A “Bunch Of Slobs”

Why we need an alternate media, or why MSM will not cover Wisconsin news.

March, 2011 edition of Church & State now available online.

As tension rises, people are talking about a general strike

The truth = union workers make much more then non union workers

Social Security Administration Cuts On Their Way...

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Military Funeral Protesters

The Administration needs to admit it....this country simply can't AFFORD foreign wars anymore

When facebook goes down, I find out from Twitter, when Twitter is down...

When facebook goes down, I find out from Twitter, when Twitter is down...

Been wondering...why are the Libyan rebels using the old Kingdom of Libya flag?

A Peek Inside The Westboro Baptist Church

Just canceled my subscription to the Chicago Tribune, due to its anti-union positions,

Hmmmm...WWJND? (what would Jesus not do)

The Free State of Arizona?

The Cookie Joke (in cartoon format) A Teabagger, a Union member and a CEO are sitting at a table...

Germany's Green Party was always loudly left-wing... Why are they more popular than ever?

Ex-Blue Cross CEO walks away with $11M, after company loses $149 Million

Locking out WI protestors - I don't get it

Elder abuse....Mickey Rooney testified before congress today on this subject,

4 new species of Zombie ant fungi discovered in Brazilian rainforest

Great read Gary Horton: Pitted against ourselves unwittingly (fighting against our own interests)

For every dime cut from social programs

PIC: It's a Wisconsin Life

Some Wisconsin Assembly Dems move their desks outside to meet with constituents

How many of us were locked outside while some people partied on?

A Republican entering heaven

You don't have to be a teacher to get it.

An 8-year war built on lies: But when did the lying begin? Must Read

Parents rationalize the economic cost of children by exaggerating their parental joy

Why is it everything the 'Baggers do they do 'For Freedom'??????

I'm sorry but did I miss the memo that we were voting for KINGS?

Margie Phelps (Westboro) calls herself "the mouth of God"

What swell folks over there at that Supreme Court, huh?

Thankful for DU Panic room!

Libyan Revolution Tweets, Day 14 (or 16*), Part 7

Tariq Ali interviewed by Al Jazerra on the Arab Revolutions. Watch it here!

Really Fox News, really????

Public Employee Unions Are Getting Screwed TODAY In Ohio, If Anyone Cares

Banks may cap size of debit card transactions ($50 or $100 limits)

Fox News suspends Gingrich, Santorum for signaling presidential runs

Where can I find lists of corporations that don't outsource?

“New Country For Old Men” - Stephen Colbert Delivers ‘The Word’ On Income Inequality

Keith Olbermann's latest blog: "Gov. Scott Walker: Follow The Money"

Ignore Sarah Palin week 2011? D:

Bad enough no DU for a day but on my birthday too?

Any chance we'll have a media person refuse to catapault the RW propaganda,

Star must identify anonymous posters to website, judge rules

Predictions about today from 1997.

Chuck "Yes, I've been kicked in the head multiple times" Norris compares teachers' unions to the Mob

Scott Walker's budget address: The ego has landed

Dominican Priest Tells People To Turn Off The Fox News

Is there anyone here NOT ANGRY at the republicans by now?

File A Complaint Against Fox

"Everybody's beating up on teachers' unions, whether it's Pres Obama or Chris Christie" -

I hate to beat a dead horse: But, seriously, Republicans are assholes.

Has anyone announced a primary challenge to Obama thusfar?

They are going to take you down, rung by rung, until we are all at the bottom

F-U Mr FAUX Contributor/Lehman Bros Asshole: " Kasich Cheers Job Killing Bill..."

Want to help Wisconsin Recall Republican Senators?

Want to help Wisconsin Recall Republican Senators?

Protests surge as Wisconsin Capitol lockdown extends to downtown Madison

Laugh or cry?

Email from Move On: We could be on the verge of losing in Wisconsin.

Has anyone ever rented a car in Mexico?

Obama administration joins critics of U.S. nonprofit group that oversees Internet

TRUTH is not FACT. FACT is not TRUTH. Okay? TRUTH is subjective, FACT is objective.

Walker Defies Court Order, Locks Out Public

Fox News' Lies Keep Them Out of Canada

The NFL lockout is not a good thing...

Breaking: Wisconsin Dems throw their weight behind drive to recall GOP Senators

Supreme Court says corporations do not have personal privacy rights

Latest News Paris prosecutors say Galliano to stand trial

Charlie Sheen - is this a real story or a distraction?

Thank you connection doctors whom ever you are!! Over 3 days without DU is like a day without

This will break your heart - Man was prepped for liver transplant & insurance denied him right there

Bubba left a budget surplus to Shrub

Palm trees in Wisconsin? You can't explain that!

Photos: Inside the New GOP-Run, Styrofoam-Filled Congressional Cafeteria

Libya and the Strange Case of Edwin P. Wilson

I may even buy a new IPad......

How the rich soaked the rest of us (with graphs from 1913 to now)

I'll just leave this here.

New (And Unimproved) Newt: Gingrich Seeks To Topple Secular America

Hey! Did you hear that Julian Assange is a rapist AND an anti-Semite?

***Please sign MoveOn's statement of support for the Wisconsin 14!***

Teachers and Parents "Save Our Schools" National March on Washington on July 30, 2011 !

Charlie does have a point!

Porter's Fetus Stunt Falls Flat

What do you say to a lawyer with an IQ of 50?

Diary of a teacher's journey: "I Don't Want to Be a Teacher Any More"

DEA Finally Admits Marijuana is Medicine

So, has Kucinich gotten in to see Bradley Manning yet?

So, has Kucinich gotten in to see Bradley Manning yet?

DU Withdrawl was beginning to set in

Public Toilets are Cleaner Than Shopping Carts

WI protesters sleep outside Capitol Building (despite temperatures in the low teens) - pics

Really Bad Reporting in Wisconsin: Who 'Contributes' to Public Workers' Pensions?

Breast milk ice cream goes on sale in Covent Garden

Union-made TP?

Is there a difference between corporatism and fascism?

VA Poll . . . hahahaha . . . . Obama leads all comers +6 to Romney, +19 on Palin.

Budget Crisis My Ass! We Have a Refusal 2 Levy Adequate Taxes on Those that Can Afford it Crisis

Spanish Court Allows Guantanamo Torture Investigation To Continue

Americans love gas hogging trucks - sales up 32% in Feb

"Your Forefathers Would All Have Been Gassed"

Is meth a right wing drug?

Members of the House and Senate make $174,000 time to roll it back to $50,000!!!

Many NFL players living paycheck to paycheck

"You can't unblow a dogwhistle" or Why did Huckabee think Obama 'grew up in Kenya?'

does anyone know anything about GOOOH ?

Obama puts on his comfortable shoes to stroll with union basher Jeb Bush

Nurses offer to buy Obama comfortable shoes

Nurses offer to buy Obama comfortable shoes

Nurses offer to buy Obama comfortable shoes

Connecting the dots can get a little uncomfortable

Sometimes life really sucks.

Limbaugh is dangerous

Sex toy demo at university class raises questions (live person demo)

Judge Orders State Capitol Open To General Public- Walker Breaks Law, Refuses Access 2 Capitol

Benefits of Clean Air Act Rules to Reach $2T, EPA Says

Giants' Mara 1st Owner Seen at NFL Mediation (owners could lock out the players Friday)

Clashes between security forces and protesters reported in Iran

As tension rises, people are talking about a general strike

Facebook will soon share users’ phone numbers and addresses with 3rd parties

MPs critical of Britain's policy in Afghanistan

Cleric calls for Islamic state as Yemeni protesters take to streets

US supports war crimes tribunal for first time

Guatemala STD study was 'wrong': US panel

HSBC halts US foreclosures over paperwork errors

Dodd to be Hollywood's top man in Washington

Series Of Explosions Heard In Tripoli

Gunmen kill Christian Pakistan government minister

Libyan rebel army prepares for war

Gaddafi forces seize East town, send warplanes

Gaddafi dismisses protest reports, blames al Qaeda

David Cameron backtracks on Libya no-fly zone plan as US distances itself

US calls for help for Colombian refugees in Ecuador

Libyan Rebels Said to Debate Seeking U.N. Airstrikes

Pope Benedict Exonerates Jews For Jesus' Death In New Book

Ex-minister to be called to testify on 'paramilitary ties'

Iran opposition says 79 arrested in protests

UK, US vying for Libya invasion amid chemical woes

House Panel Postpones Vote On Net Neutrality Resolution

Vilsack urges subsidy cuts for wealthy U.S. farmers

High court rules for military funeral protesters

Nurses flex muscle at state Capitol

WikiLeaks, Internet in record Nobel Peace field

Signs of progress in budget stalemate?

Int'l community should ready Libya no-fly zone-Kerry

Cybersecurity (HBGary) CEO resigns after plot allegations

Supreme Court rules for anti-gay church over military funeral protests

Supreme Court: AT&T can't keep bad behavior a secret

First U.S. permit puts BP back in the gulf

Indiana House leaders meet but no deal to end boycott

Spielberg lines up WikiLeaks film based on Guardian book

Taliban: Pakistani minister killed over stance on blasphemy law

Destroyer CO, CMC fired during deployment

Extreme winter weather linked to climate change

Iraqi prime minister calls for calm as protests continue

Fox News suspends contracts for Gingrich, Santorum

LePage budget brings out hundreds of union workers in protest

Federal judge sides with players against owners in NFL TV money dispute

Ed Secretary Duncan Defends $2B Increase in 2012 Education Budget

Announced U.S. Job Cuts Rose 20% From Year Ago, Challenger Says

Steve Jobs emerges to introduce iPad 2

LIBYA: Protesters Retake A Key Strategic City And Are Now Chasing The Military Into The Desert

Sens. Arthenia Joyner, Thad Altman sue Gov. Rick Scott over high-speed rail

Bill Would Make Some Airport Screening Sexual Assault

Fed’s Bernanke: Budget cuts could trim 200,000 jobs

Ivory Coast: Power and water cut to pro-Ouattara north

Zsa Zsa Gabor rushed to hospital with no blood flow in leg, rep says

Farrakhan: Jews are pushing the US into war

Manning hit with new charges; could face death penalty

Hospital official: Pakistan's minister for religious minorities has died after shooting attack

Spokesman says Huckabee 'simply misspoke' about Obama's childhood

High Court Rules for Military Funeral Protesters

Star must identify anonymous posters to website, judge rules

Newt Gingrich plans to launch bid for Republican nomination in 2012

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Angel Alvarez, shot 23 times by cops, found innocent on charges he opened fire on NYPD

Ohio Senate Bill 5 approved by narrow vote

DA to seek death penalty for abortionist Gosnell

Petraeus Apologizes for Deaths of 9 Afghan Boys

Replacement execution drug ample, but has issues

Ohio state Senate passes bill to curtail collective bargaining

GAO Report: U.S. Pays Twice or More for Same Service

Senate Bill 5 approved by committee, moves to Ohio Senate

Government overlap costs taxpayers billions, GAO reports

Breaking: WI GOP State Sen Schultz Says Walker Move a "Classic Overreach" and GOP Colleagues Unsure

Navajo Nation mourns death of another code talker—Joe Antonio Silversmith

International Court to open formal Libya probe

Rupert Murdoch to sell Sky News for takeover approval

Gasoline Surges to 30-Month High as Mideast Tensions Escalate

Fox Buses In Footage From Sacramento To Make Union Protesters Look Violent

NBC/WSJ poll: 62% against stripping public employees' bargaining rights

Wis. Assembly Dems Climb Out Capitol Windows to Meet Constituents

Fellow Psychonauts, chime in!!!!!

Special occasion or not, MiddleFingerMom INSISTS on dressing formally for dinner.

Suze Rotolo dead at 67

BREAKING: Wisconsin Voters Launch Recall Campaign Against Eight GOP State Senators

DO NOT remodel your bathroom!

How Well Do You Know: The Social Network?

Holy Crap! I have a thread at the top of the Greatest Page!


Can anyone explain blinding meditation?



Are You Receiving Me?



The Vienna Philharmonic

Providence teachers protest as city lays out timeline for termination plans


Charlie Sheen Quotes As New Yorker Cartoons

Existential ennui with kittehs:

Kali likes to discourage visitors at her ranch -- see the enclosed photo from the "Guest Bunkhouse".

How did it get to be 2011? I've barely recovered from 1968

Julian Assange says "Jewish" conspiracy behind WikiLeaks smear campaign

Anyone else having DU getting into trouble?

DU this!

The buzzfeed "Viral Feed" icon looks eerily familiar

The DU Lounge word of the day is "Wearing a golden sombrero." Replace any headline with....

John Stamos owns Charlie Sheen

The Charlie Sheen Dictionary

"Weeds" spoiler alert. I've just watched the first two seasons of "Weeds" on dvd. I love it

Listening to 70's sitcom theme songs, do you remember how shows were about workers?

Will Pitt on the "Bachelor" Finale?

Brooklyn woman kills brother's girlfriend over $20 following Facebook fight

Gathering Firewood, 9 Afghan Boys Killed by NATO Helicopters

Manning hit with new charges; could face death penalty 'Aiding the enemy' is most serious of 22 new

is that really Mercedes Ruehl on wikipedia?

Postal Service Celebrates Another Awesome Day Of Delivering Mail


Epic music thread?

Atheist Vader:

My FAVORITE meal -- spakitty & meatballs.

TP and pro-Walker GoogleAd on DU!! LOL

Hey Mahler fans: PBS has video of Boulez conducting all of Mahler 7!

Student calls police after Atherton math teacher rattles table



WAL-MART to sell anti aging make-up for eight year olds.

Paul Zerdin Ventriloquist

There are many interesting things to be found in the burner compartment of my range top. Assorted

"I don't know when the Kadafi movie will be made, but I know who

Did somebody break DU?

Need help with free fonts.

I heard you can't bring your guns or smoke on the Space Shuttle

Charlie Sheen == Col. Kurtz

No one told me that Mark Fidrych had passed away back in 2009!!!


This comic goes all the way to 11!!

Well, I gotta say, Madonna's looking great, if a bit trashy...

A Movie Recommendation!

Beautiful music by J. S. Bach

What would you do at work if this happened to you?

The DU Lounge word of the day is "Charlie Sheen" Replace any headline with....

Good God! Charlie Sheen looks terrible!

Firefox Beta 4. Would you try it? Have you?

No one told me that Abe Vigoda didn't pass away back in 2009!!!

What is all this hoopla about Charlie's Spleen?

Not many people know about THIS mealtime gathering -- "The Last Breakfast".

Christian Rock: someone please explain it to me.

So late last night I quit FB

Star must identify anonymous posters to website, judge rule

When will they ever learn? When will they ever learn?

CONFESS!!! What did you DUers do for the 3 days without access to DU

I no longer have a freaking bathtub in my living room!!!

Goodnight Dune

Places you don't want to be when the Zombie Wars begin:

Tell daughter to hold onto boyfriend....

Heidi brings home the coolest gifts:

What are some things you wish you'd known about wedding dresses before you bought one?

Does it seem to anyone else that Charlie Sheen is doing a poor impersonation of Hunter S. Thompson?

WHAT? Did you know Adam Sandler's a republican?

Hey DUers in NY

OK DU, i need music suggestions

Do you have friends on here that you PM with but, you would not

US Soldiers Shot Dead At Frankfurt Airport

Explaining Harry Potter to children, specifically the later books (spoilers)

Hillary Clinton Says Al Jazeera Is Embarrassing U.S. News Agencies

Car rental in Mexico

Clarence Thomas Faces Call For His Disbarment

Democrats- Abandon Fiscal Conservatives for Economic Justice!

Colonel Gaddafi in 47 seconds

Learn U.S. History in 3 Minutes

Gov. Scott Walker's complete budget proposal speech.

WI Protests: Resolution of Sen Grothman Incident

PARIS - The Devil Made Me Do It

Mike Malloy - Republicans Love Hurting Children

TWU Speaks to Madison, WI

TDPS: Would anyone care about government shutdown? Wouldn't it just hurt Republicans? TRANSCRIPT

Rep.Grothman calls protesters Slobs

Airstrikes in Libya did not take place - Russian military

Thom Hartmann: Is this officially the best congressional committee money can buy?

Thom Hartmann: Darrell Issa's team includes industry insiders

Thom Hartmann: Mirror, mirror on the wall...Who's the most crony capitalist of all?

Liberated Libya Rejects US Intervention

Video From Tehran. March 1st 2011 - Death to Dictator!

Thom Hartmann: I smell corruption on the high court

The Power of Civil Rights & Organized Labor

Ed Schultz: The GOP Assault on Public Education Continues

Fox News Lies About Violent Wisconsin Protests

Airstrikes in Brega, Libya

MRN: Charlie Sheen's Tiger Blood Excrement

Libertarianism: a discussion with Bruce Fein and Paul Jay

Breaking: WI GOP State Sen Schultz Says Walker Move a "Classic Overreach" and GOP Colleagues Unsure

In the WI Capitol Rotunda...singing Amazing Grace. Beautiful.

GOP Loves Bankers, Hates Teachers - Cenk on MSNBC

Rachel Maddow: The Truth About Conservatives & Big Government!

Fox News Bites and Rep. Weiner Bites Back

WI Republican State Senator Glenn Grothman Calls Protestors "A Bunch of Slobs"


The War is Over

Superman no match for power of Corporate America

Bipartisan duo sues Florida Gov. Scott over rejection of federal high-speed rail money

BRAVE republicans coming up on Rachel. ON RACHEL MADDOW'S SHOW!

Sen Tom Coburn doesn't like Gingrich

What should be our takeaway from this powerful and very moving article: "Fight to bring us home."

NBC/WSJ poll: 62% against stripping public employees' bargaining rights

Bankers Line Up to Meet Elizabeth Warren

REPORT: How Koch Industries Makes Billions Corrupting Government And Polluting For Free (Part 2)

Bernanke gets specific on GOP-forced job losses

TPM: With One-Vote Margin, Ohio State Senate Passes SB 5

Obama grew up in Kenya.. Huckabee told me..

There's nothing wrong with growing up in Kenya

Idiots united for Glenn Beck!!! Please come CAPTION our little pacific pacifist.!!!

Transcript of President Obama's speech to the National Governors Association

Is there really any reason to be covering the 2012 campaign yet? We need a break.

Banks now using threatening ads to get us to sign their 'dontmakeuspay' petition

Joe Klein: Huck Fink

Cristy is a lying sack of shit

'Demented' Demint lets the cat out of the bag on Republican governors' efforts to union bust

If the high court rules this is protected free speech why isn't collective bargaining free speech

TP: House GOP Says ‘So Be It’ To Taxpayers, Votes Unanimously to Protect Big Oil Subsidies

Newt and Sarah in 2012!

Ed Show bugged me: I may not sound very liberal right now or supportive.

Huckabee keeps on digging: Obama grew up near madrassas

Is Matt Damon saying Obama has done too much or not enough? I'm confused

Why isn't Obama doing anything about $100 oil?

Plutocracy and What Scott Walker Really Wants

The Koch Brothers, Scott Walker and Garlic Covered Freedom Dildos

New Heating Oil Rules Would Affect Thousands Of NYC Buildings

Drumbeat: March 2, 2011

Iraq to start water injection project in a month

San Francisco Near Adoption of Urban Agriculture Planning Code

Brazilian Federal Judge Halts Belo Monte Dam Construction - Cites Environnmental , Social Problems

9% Of Forest Cover In Indonesian Borneo, Sumatra Gone In 8 Years - 5.4 Million Hectares

Woods Hole, Others Lead Study Confirming Wholesale Rapid Shift In AK Boreal Forests

Motorist in Brazil ploughs through Critical Mass cyclists

WeatherBill Raises $42 Million

Rupert Grabs The Greenwash Brush - News Corporation Declares Itself "Carbon Neutral"

Turtles Now Planet's Most Threatened Vertebrates - 50%+ Of Species Face Extinction Threat

Science Daily - U Florida Study Tracks Global Fire Ant Invasions Back To Southern US States

Without intervention, lions heading for extinction

From The WTF Dept. - Roundup Ready Alfalfa? Energy Bulletin

Obama loan guarantees drive nuclear proposals in three more states

Fracking Waste Not Regulated As Hazmat - Like The Road Salt Distilled From It, NYT Reveals

Eastern Cougar Removed From ESA - Feds Determine That It's Officially Extinct - FWS

$3.50/Gallon? Fine. US Auto Sales Up 27% YOY In February; Truck/SUV Sales Up 32%

Brazilian Amazon Deforestation Up 1000% YOY In December 2010 - Whether Uptick Or Trend Unknown

Nature - Chinese Science Minister: "The Ecological Situation Is Terrible"

Is California building wrong kind of solar?

Public Sector Workers Earn Less - Economic Policy Institute

Robert Scheer: Boeing Boondoggle: Pork Can Fly

Molly Ivins timelessly revisited on Union Busting..

David Korten: War Against the Middle Class

Editorialist Frank Rich leaving NYT for New York Magazine

Why the Right Attacked Unions, ACORN and Planned Parenthood

Why Your Boss Is Wrong About You

Rajat Gupta and Goldman's Insider Trading Bombshell

Americans for Prosperity (Koch brothers) launches bus tour for Walker

First Big Coal Broke the Union. Then It Broke This Town.

Letter to Maddow Re:Reproductive Rights Framing

GOP Governors: Replace High-Speed Rail With High-Speed Handrails

As Labor Goes, So Goes the Nation

Bernanke gets specific about the GOP-forced job losses ..crosspost

Debunking the Myth of the Over-compensated Public Employee

A Tale of Two Worlds: Apocalypse, 4Chan, WikiLeaks and the Silent Protocol Wars

War porn is back in Libya by Pepe Escobar

It's on! Wisconsin Dems officially back recall effort against GOP Senators

You Might Be A Republican If…

Jim Hightower: The Kochs and the Guv Stir up a Hornets' Nest

How the rich soaked the rest of us

The Library is America's last truly socialized institution and you're about to lose it

Who needs a gun in a shoe store?

SD to allow legal resident non-citizens concealed carry permit

I think it is time we repealed the Gun Control Act of 1968!

Ohio issued large number of concealed-carry permits in 2010

Accidental Shooting

EDITORIAL: No hope for gun grabbers

Luzerne County Community College: Student had loaded gun in coat - wanted students to join the NRA

Just a reminder about the NRA

Illinois Officials Spar Over Order to Make List of Gun Owners Public

NY State Sen. Eric Adams shows how easy it is to buy high-capacity gun clips in NY State

PA State Senate Committee Approves Expanded "Castle Doctrine" Bill

Unintentional death and injury, just the price we must pay.

2nd guerrilla attack kills 2

'FARC kill father for resisting son's recruitment'

The Colombian Vice President: a diplomatic champion?

Guatemala STD study was 'wrong': US panel

Martinelli claims imposters are impersonating him on Twitter

Expulsion of two Spanish journalists deals blow to freedom of expression

Wikileaks Peru: US feared Indigenous power

US calls for help for Colombian refugees in Ecuador

Intelligence agency condemned for M-19 murders

Ex-minister to be called to testify on 'paramilitary ties'

Argentine leader would jail tax evaders, limit foreign land ownership, subsidize pregnant moms

Argentine Dictators Go On Trial For Baby Thefts

Carson Palmer: "I have $80M in the bank and will never set foot in Paul Brown Stadium again."

(HuffPo) Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand - The Next Step Toward Equality: Repealing DOMA

Rick Reilly Columns Increasingly Laden With Cries For Help

Albert Haynesworth is likely to return to the Redskins

Rev. Gomes obit: worth reading very carefully.

Couple banned in UK for fostering children due to anti-gay stance.

Former Miami lineman Shawn Lee is dead at 44

I'm back! Now I can continue to berate all your teams!

Nebraska beats #22 Missouri

Red Sox owner fined $500,000 for criticizing MLB...

Serena Williams undergoes surgery for pulmonary embolism

Tel Aviv to build affordable housing for Jaffa's Arab residents

Netanyahu mulls Palestinian state with temporary borders as part of interim peace deal

Israel destroys wells near Hebron: witnesses

Can the Arab world leave anti-Semitism behind?

Hamas breaks up peaceful protest in Gaza

Farrakhan: Jews are pushing the US into war

Were DU's DNS problems an act of God?

Pope Benedict Exonerates Jews For Jesus' Death In New Book

Need some DU brainstorm love re: teaching Plate Tectonics

Cats Adore, Manipulate Women

Beyond Southern Rhea (space pic)