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Archives: March 17, 2009

KOs going for Cheney - still running us scared

Tax changes for farmers

SSP Daily Digest: 3/16

President Obama to go on "The Tonight Show" this Thursday


Freedom Syrup

Bravo Canadian DUers

Is breast-feeding essential or is it an instrument that keeps women down?

On whom should John Stewart do his next INTERVENTION?

Vermont begins same-sex marriage hearings

My top three people over the past week

Popcorn Sutton died today.

Citi CEO told Congress his compensation was $1 mil, but filing shows $10.8 mil

'Seattle P-I' to Go Web-Only After Tomorrow

Former VP Cheney's ongoing disassociation with the import of 9/11...

WTF is Cheney trying to say?

Even after the collapse of civilization, Newsmax helps you to stay in touch with Rush...

On Tweety: White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs .. what a breath of fresh air!

The Granny Bashers: Different Facts, Same Policy

Recession pushing dairy farmers over edge.(NY)

Obama to Mark Sanford: Kiss my ass

Obama to Mark Sanford: Kiss my ass

Oh Canada please, please

TOMORROW - George Bush - aka Dim-Son is supposed to be visiting Canada . . .

Ladies and gentlemens please fasten your seatbelts for another dive: Now it's credit cards...

Why did it take National Outrage to Force Obama to act on AIG bonuses?

I posted this idea this morning...just mentioned on KO...

Lynne Cheney Hospitalized After Fainting Spell

FL Senate President Jeff Atwater(R) to return tainted funds from indicted influence-peddler

"Welcome to the Republican party."

From the "People Who Need to Be Unemployed" files: Laura Ingraham

Arianna: What If Jon Stewart, Instead of John King, Interviewed Dick Cheney?

Iran and its nuclear program

A letter to my son

My silly-ass'd idea on how to determine if AIG employees deserve bonus's

Go Home Bush!!! Canadians need your shoes!

No hyperbole ....... cheenee is just plain nuts

Rush (face of GOP) is defending AIG's bonuses & calling critics "Socialists for wanting to dictate"

Global COOLING! Obama-GEDDON! Rahm-NIPULATOR! It's the Michael Steele Effing Nutcase Show.

AIG probably won't be able to pay back loan

Jeezus Luvs Yew

Question about the many AIG bailouts and the bonuses

Why Newspapers Can’t Be Saved, but the News Can

"Plan Colombia has achieved its purpose. It is no longer necessary,"

Lay-off: the Game

Obama scores a first with Jay Leno appearance

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

Smuggling Boat Intercepted By Coast Guard Cutter Narwhal

A cool flag I found on-line

Segment on short selling on TDS right now is

Did Jack Cafferty Say Something About That Zit cheney ?

Rep. Ted Poe (R- TX 02) "We Must Have Rule of Law!"

Aw shucks. Let me just repost this once more...

Everybody can discuss AIG bailouts and bonuses "seven ways to Sunday"

Was Leno just get censored?

Great Quiz: What the Heck is Socialism Anyway? I scored 20.

OK Folks: New Term... Tweetup!

Ancient fish trap discovery in the Teifi Estuary

The ideal measurements of a pre-Roman model

Archaeologists discover Byzantine-era church in Jerusalem hills

Finally I read an article and I believe that GM is starting to "Get it"

Humans hunkered at Meadowcroft in Pennsylvania from Ice Age to Space Age

"Fixing The Fed" explained in detail --- LINK

Just because your robbed the grave doesn't mean you killed the guy.

Don't retreat on deregulation (article from 1990)

Networks of plunder

Mad money for funnies.... now that the Daily Show is now

Question for those saying impossible for government to impose 100% tax on AIG bonuses

Political Pet Peeves: Don't start your political career by running for the United States Congress...

Johnny Cash, to the predators: "God's Gonna Cut You Down"

Classic gags discovered in ancient Roman joke book

AIG....nothing but Gypsys, Tramps, and Thieves

We were tortured and the Foreign Office did nothing to stop it, claim three more British detainees

Where the hell is Eric Holder?


Schwarzenegger Launches Green Corps As California Fisheries Collapse

Experts baffled by Malmesbury's Roman coins

Welcome to GDA: GD Archaeology???

CEBK= Close Encounters of the Beck Kind... Glenn Beck is NOT Alone...

Parents; and Everyone: How do you explain this situation?

Ancient Egyptian Gold Found in Luxor by Spanish Archaeologists

Woman Shot By Arrow In NYC...

S.C. bill protects pets if couples clash

Feds focus: Madoff's very high paid "back office staff" including his niece, wife of former SEC atty

HAPPY ST. PATRICK'S DAY !!!! That is all.........

Archaeology office lets 7,000-year-old boats rot away

Barney Frank makes great point about AIG on Rachel show.

One of the movies republicans hate the most.

Obama to appear on Leno show on Thursday...

Christian Symposium on Aliens

GOP 'trackers' stalk Dems in hunt for 'macaca' moment

This Thursday, March 19: Find a protest near you.

Dear Mr. President -- No more lipstick -- Butcher the pig

Huffington Post: Employee Free Choice Poll Gives Labor Backers Big Boost

What happened to Pharaoh's workers?

Looks like a certain DUer has been cruising History sites tonight

The Sanford Plan

This Modern World-Dystopian post-apocalyptic movies vs. dystopian post-apocalyptic reality.

USC archaeologists to raise confederate cannons from Pee Dee River

Taxing AIG bonuses at 100% rate

BlooInBloo's Adsos Letter archaeology posts appreciation thread! appreciation thread.

SciFi Channel changing name to SyFy

A NY congress person wants to establish legislation to tax financial bonuses at 100%

Protest Set for White House Health Forum Tomorrow in Vermont

It's MORE than just AIG

What is required to enjoy private health care

repubs stay up all night worrying about some poor schmuck living high on a welfare check.

Scarbutt not on his show this morning??

Happy St Pat's Day Danny Boy Video

Sam Stein: Steele's Overlooked Radio Rant: Compares Obama to Nixon; Greenland???

EU threatens boycott of UN racism talks

Happy Evacuation Day!

AlterNet: Apparently, 18 Percent Unemployment Can Create a Sense of Community

Are you Angry? Unofficial F-U list

The American Legion Strongly Opposed to President's Plan to Charge Wounded Heroes for Treatment

How credit card issuers sank the economy

MarketWatch: Whodunit? 27 'villains' planning 'Doomsday 2011'

Why hasn't Obama fixed the economy yet?

Bernie Sanders: Stop Wall Street Loan-Sharking

Do you think Obama will make Gibbs back down or apologize tomorrow

God I love the Canadians

Sacramento Tent City Reflects Economy's Troubles

Weird -- George F. Will likes Arne Duncan

Gather round kiddies for the Freeper Letter of the Day.

Quadrel-shaped stone carving unearthed in E China

Fox News presents deceptively cropped six-month-old Biden clip as new

March 17

Question: Wasn't the TARP money given to help unfreeze the credit market?

Barack Obama no-show at top journalist society Gridiron Club event

Secret Memo From the Past to Save Republican Party

GOP pol gets caught making death threats, refuses to apologize

Who are you madder at? AIG or the thugs who pushed for invading Iraq?

Hood not so good? Ancient Brits questioned outlaw

Secret prisons and torture discussed on C-SPAN now 9:35 EDT.

Why NO Bonus For Al-Marri? - Wreaking havoc on the banking system=terror!

Sen Grassley to AIG Execs Resign or Commit Suicide

Madagascar President Says Power Handed To Military

Don Imus Says He Has Cancer

Hatemonger Beck is pulling down huge numbers on FIXED News

Happy St. Corgan's Day, everyone!

Happy St. Corgan's Day, everyone!

Prosecutors: Ruth Madoff's $100 Million Net Worth "the fruits of her husband's crimes"

Prosecutors: Ruth Madoff's $100 Million Net Worth "the fruits of her husband's crimes"

2 + 2 = ?? (Did it occur to anyone that the AIG "Outrage" is all part of the plan?)

2 + 2 = ?? (Did it occur to anyone that the AIG "Outrage" is all part of the plan?)

A 45 yr old man who takes blood pressure meds will likely be turned down

Truthout: A.I.G. Using "Suicide Strategy" to Push Bonuses

The Wind That Shakes the Barley

Apparently Jim Cramer Didn't Get The Message

Stupid question for food service workers re:Tips

Freud and the Irish

Happy St. Patty's Day President O'Bama, of Moneygall county Offaly

Cable news numbers......has this been posted yet???

Sen. Grassley's Wanting AIG Execs To Resign Or Commit Suicide Spurs A New Building Boom......

Fellow Shareholders: Your Attention Please

Celebrate the good saints....

What are teachers so damned scared of?

Wonder if republicans will be highlighting bush getting a "shoe" welcome

Wonder if republicans will be highlighting bush getting a "shoe" welcome

Conservatives Suggest Torture Tactics For AIG Execs:

WaPo Bullshit....Anger Over Firm Depletes Obama's Political Capital

Bonus restrictions for Wall Street? No problem, increase salaries!

TDS showed more of Shep Smith mocking Glenn Beck.

I Haven't Seen The Movie Milk Yet

ACLU Urges New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson To Sign Bill Abolishing Death Penalty

Perino Claims Bush Was Responsible For Last Week’s Stock Market Climb

Here is a BIG REASON to let AIG Fail.. ( at least the credit derivatives part).

St. Patrick's Day Blessing for everyone

I watched "Jimmy Carter, Man From Plains" last night.

Was Dodd given this 'fight with AIG' proposal to help with his sagging poll numbers?

About reading in the public high school.

Nurturing a Society of Need

'Show Business on the Hill. AIG and the Posturing Democrats '

U.S. Housing Starts Rebound

9/11 Ground Zero - Freedom Tower to be renamed Narwhal Tower!

My contribution for St. Pat's day? A couple of smiling Irish men

Stem Cell Battle Begins in Georgia

Adsos Letter Archaeology Posts Appreciation Thread!

Washington Post: Don't Blame Jim Cramer

"...Five years ago, I don't think I would be working at Sticky Fingers..."

Bearing Witness to a Family's Heartbreak: today's LA Times

3fer: CNN luerve affair. Ron SILVER claimed reverse blacklist. eBayer want$ to governate.

Juan Cole: Cheney's Mission Accomplished

Dissing the Gridiron Club, just because Obama is skipping it this year

Ron Paul: "This guy is a queer!"

GOP Eyes Bush v. Gore To Save Coleman Seat - Politico

When will Meghan McCain become a Democrat?

What good teachers should be saying...

GOPers Cite Bush v. Gore For Possible Coleman Win

Hey Boehner, during what "previous administration" was Geitner the Chairman of the NY Fed?

Isn't March 17, 2003 the day Bush bombed Baghdad?

Human Rights Report - The Hypocrisy Edition, Volume 8

Human Rights Report - The Hypocrisy Edition, Volume 8

Top Liberal Radio Host Ed Schultz will be on 1600 today and hosting again tomorrow.

Caterpillar cuts another 2,454 jobs

Didn't we already give money directly to certain banks through TARP?

Would you pay a fee of ten to fifteen dollars a month to have access to a news group?

US Taxpayers bailing out foreign banks?

Irate Congress Takes Aim at AIG

Oops! Palin’s Office Refutes GOP Dinner Speaking Gig

Karl Rove, Sarah Palin & Tim Griffin Walk Into A Bar...

Homeless in Fresno, CA.. being evicted from their tent cities

Geither needs to be fired. Who else?

Geither needs to be fired. Who else?

I'd like to remind everyone how shameful it is that we pay for health and education as we do.

Right wing blathering boobs miss the point regarding education

U.S. Moves to Replace Contractors [Blackwater] in Iraq

Summers: No good alternative to Obama economic plan

Summers: No good alternative to Obama economic plan

Digby: Condit hunter DePaulo's self-serving 'apology' for being wrong and evil

New term: Sleazel in Rick Santelli is a sleazel!

Remember when we thought $350 billion bailout for savings and loan fiasco

Could Congress not just pass a special tax to get these bonuses back?

USN Sailors versus AIG Businessmen

Olive Garden opens in Noblesville

I don't believe that Ann Coulter's little black dress is a dress at all.

Not Paying $165M Bonuses Could Open AIG -- and Taxpayers -- to $330M Lawsuit

The Rude Pundit: America's Torture Policy During the Reign of the Savage Idiots

The National Ponzi Scheme, Trolling the Wreckage

Coleman Raked In More Cash For Recount Than Election Campaign

Barney Frank on LIVE now CNBC 12:53 EDT. Talking clawbacks.

Zakaria, Obama, and 'The Establishment'

South Carolina Republican State Rep: Sanford’s Stimulus Rejection Would Cost 4,700 Jobs

China inoculates itself against dollar collapse - Asia Times

Instead of merit pay, let's base the education of students on the participation of parents.

10 Things You Didn't Know About Ireland

Family is seeking $50M for chimpanzee attack

Anyone else watching Santelli hyperventilating on MSNBC now over

Is this Page Six item on Jon Stewart a hit piece or just good reporting?

‘Battlestar Galactica’ at the UN-Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell, 2 producers & writers

Commentary: Obama a leader who actually leads (by CNN's Cafferty)

What does "American International Group" actually mean

Hard hitting segment from FauxNews: "Is Dora too hot?"

George Bush Did Not Make Us Safer After 9/11

I Met David Brooks Last Friday

Laura Ingraham to Meghan McCain: You’re a ‘useful idiot’

CNBC bringing on the Chimps

An Open Letter to PBS

Cheney's Personal Death Squads Not Worth Asking About

GOP Lawmaker suggests AIG execs be thrown into military jails

The outrageous offenses against Richard Cheney

CNN Radio Reporting 11 AIG Executives who resigned paid bonus

A rant about this "Wall Street" term.

The stupid, it hurts!

Question about credit default swaps -- can damage be limited because of "physical settlement"?

Cheney Rejects Gore's Model for Ex-VP Decorum

Please, Mr. President, just look at the camera once in a while!

Glenn Beck Comes Out in Favor of Paying AIG Executive Bonuses

Obama Admin Won't Block AIG Bonuses Despite Tough Talk

Obama Admin Won't Block AIG Bonuses Despite Tough Talk

Salon: Pundits more aghast that W.H. hit back against Cheney's vicious claims than at the claims

Where did the $$ go?? "There is a Trillion Dollars sitting on the sidelines, waiting to come in..."

Not Dead YET: A 'Peter B. Collins Show' Update

What do you think about this whole "entertainer" label for The Great Gasbag?

AIG bonuses "It's only millions" Santelli

Happy St Pat's Day from the O'Bamas

There's no one as Irish as Ba-rack O'bama! Happy Saint Patrick's Day!

Madagascar president forced out

Kirby: Are ceremonies so sacred, or are Mormons insecure?

Kirby: Are ceremonies so sacred, or are Mormons insecure?

"Prophet and Loss" Brooksley Born warned them - Stanford Alumni Magazine

Wouldn't there be a RICO case for Wall Streeters who got dereg & appointees to ease fraud?

Why Is TYT Ignoring Cramer VS Stewart

NASA Watch: Houston... Discovery Station Tally Ho!

McCain Refuses To Condemn Ingraham’s Attacks On His Daughter

McCain Refuses To Condemn Ingraham’s Attacks On His Daughter

The budget war has officially started.........

TEDTalk Tuesday: A Sixth Sense for Wearable Computing

"Your Agenda's Too Bold."

While the Kabuki theater continues, try not to notice what the other hand is doing

Santelli: AIG $165 million is like worrying about 16.5 cents

AIG bonus checks may be taxed at up to 100%, says Sen. Chuck Schumer

NASA Watch: Today is docking day at the station..Shuttle Discovery is closing

Mark Crispin Miller: The End of Peter B. Collins and the Need for Media Reform

Obama's 'ultra-liberal' judicial nomination

Nurse charged in patient's deaths

Financial Services Mentality

The Nation: Stop the Presses?

So many gods to not believe in

Oops Caught in the CITI

Bad parents vs. bad teachers? Is this another way to pit the less wealthy against one another?

Report: Is Best Buy refusing to match prices?

Pat Boone Has A Dream

PETA Asks AL Governor to Implement Empathy Training for Meat Industry Workers Following Shootings

a thought on Grassley calling on AIG welfare moms committing suicide ...

Stop the Delisting of Wolves from Endangered List !!!

Twittering Senator Claire McCaskill decided 140 char wouldn't cut it sometimes - she has a blog now:

A video reminder about drinking and driving on St. Patrick's Day

According to Census Bureau: 34.5 Million Americans claim Irish Ancestry

Freepers link Talkingpointsmemo?!?!

Fox News Edits Six month old clip from Joe Biden

The problem is not $165 million in AIG bonuses, so stop saying that

Tuesday TOONS part 1: An AIG in the face makes you Madoff

Sen. Grassly: suggests that firm execs should resign or kill themselves

CNBC hires former Bush flack Tony Fratto.

Is this shuttle docking available in HD anywhere?

Pet Peeve: Don't just post a link without commentary or summary!

Why TF does Brad Blakeman ALWAYS 'go first'

'Bathroom Whupping' Divides Races: See link to story

NPR watch: "Is It Time To Move Past Outrage At AIG?"

"Off With Those Pants": Bill O'Reilly Seduces You in Clips From His Dirty Audiobook

Electricity thefts surge in bad times

I need to vent: Richard Daly is a damned fool and a sleaze.

The Pope is a stupid MF.

Congresswoman Mary Jo Kilroy:CHASE will not take our money and run

Mika hosting Hardball

Apparently CNBC feels it hasn't lost enough credibility.....look at their latest gem:

A question for the moderators.

I just had a brilliant idea! Let's fuck the auto workers and ...

CEBK - Close Encounters of the Beck Kind... Glenn Beck is NOT Alone...

Met A Madoff Victim Today

Since we're exposing Freepers, whatever happened to the Head Freeper of Washington DC..

Just Go To Russia Already

You know what I hate about those who are against Universial Healthcare?

Calgary Protests Bush! (Video)

Mosquito laser gun offers new hope on malaria

Well, if the "AIG Executive Bonus" story was meant to deflect....

Asia Times: Justice on Comedy Central

Surprised by Iraqi Freedom? Must have missed Panama "Just Cause" 1989.

Endangered cat was run over by vehicle and shot

GM chief: Automaker might not survive bankruptcy

Jeez Louise.. "Why weren't they outraged about the bonuses on Friday, instead of Monday"...

psst! Ann Coulter

We still mark the YES for the Presidential Election Campaign Fund

Asia Times: China inoculates itself against dollar collapse

$500 Million in AIG Bonuses? Who Cares.

20 ridiculous complaints made by holidaymakers

Why There Must Be A Criminal Investigation of the Bush Administration

It's not going to be mandatory helmets for skiing, it will be mandatory helmets for all auto

Holy crap. Somebody called out the local Freeper about Andy Stephenson on my local paper's website!

Tonight on "Hannity"....

Please get a hold of the vid or transcript of Marcy Kaptur's speech on the House floor.

Chris Dodd's Tarp amendment exempted the AIG bonuses????!!!

Chris Dodd's Tarp amendment exempted the AIG bonuses????!!!

Chris Dodd's Tarp amendment exempted the AIG bonuses????!!!

Obama has a +41-point net approval rating; Bush has a -41-point net disapproval rating

SC Dems to Sanford: "Stop Playing Pen Pals"

Nix that...

NASA Watch: Shuttle Docked with ISS at 4:19PM Houston Time.

Sorry, Big Eddie!

Screw green beer and all that...

A honeybee resurgence?

Bush did not inherit a recession from the Clinton administration

problems with google

Blame the victim

Ruth Madoff files homestead exemption in Palm Beach on same day authorities announce investigation

Business collapse can end union contracts, but not AIG bonus contracts

We don't need no stinking fairness doctrine.

2003 Lawsuit Suggests AIG Wasn't Always So Careful To Honor Bonus Deals

2 months in ......

As a foreigner I truly don't understand why people blame teachers for the school failures

CIA director taps retired senator for advice

Arne Duncan speaks of more testing and use of stimulus money for testing databases...

Anybody Here Up For Nationalizing SOMEBODY... Anybody ???

Marc Ambinder: Don't Blame Chris Dodd For The Bonuses

Maria Bartiromo really gaffed on "Morning Joe".

A COP is posting Glenn Becks "You are not alone" videos...

It was, almost to the day, eight years ago .............

Coming up on CNBC: should the government BAILOUT Madoff's victims?

Pope Egghead Benedict: Condoms won't solve Africa's AIDS crisis, "spiritual and moral" lessons will

Rants/Raves...what say you?

Poll: Americans Don't Support More Help For Automakers

Space Shuttle kills bat

This is fat?

Stephanopoulos ignored McCain's reversal on AIG bailout during Twitter interview

thom hartmann mentioned a democratic underground post today...

I've arranged for the CEO of AIG to be here today; let him know how you feel about him

The Nightmare of Universal Health Care

How much of the money stolen from Iraq

The Vikings: it wasn't all raping and pillaging

White House may seek to bypass filibuster rule in Senate

White House may seek to bypass filibuster rule in Senate

How do we get a Pulitzer to Comedy Central?

43 House Dems Blast JP Morgan's Plan to Invest $400M in India

Tuesday morning bimbo fest...

Park Service concerned about Alaska's helicopter wolf kill

Closing Businesses Add To Blight In Bellevue Ne (Our new hometown & video)

What do you approve/disapprove of Obama's term so far?

Tonight is, historically, a pretty deadly time to drive.

OMG: AN HONEST MSM ARTICLE about AIG and credit default swaps....

Here's a provocative pay plan for teachers! Whole life commissions!

Just Curious - What Financial Records Were Destroyed At The WTC On 9/11?......

Re: AIG: "Numerous Individuals Who Received Large 'Retention' Bonuses Are No Longer At The Firm"

Fla Repubs won't raise taxes but they want to cut salaries of state workers

Week 8 Presidential Week in Review

Hightower - Americans Are Raring for a Fight Against Corporate Power

What Cooked the World's Economy? It is not your overdue mortgage

WTF is Mika Mouse doing on Tweety's show

Alright, so I'm watching this Mika person filling in on Hardball, um...

Now would be a great time to raise the top rate income tax

Last Chance to Save the Peter B. Collins Show by Tuesday 9am PT

My stepdad is having dinner with Steny Hoyer

Tuesday TOONS part 2: Cramerfied Economy

Tuesday TOONS part 3: Of Republicans, rights and science

What's this I hear from a repuke friend about Obama asking the military

Stupid flu. Doc came to the house last night and gave me a shot.

Stupid flu. Doc came to the house last night and gave me a shot.

Actress Natasha Richardson in critical condition in Montreal after skiing accident

*how* will the economy recover in "4th quarter 2009", "by 2010", "3 years", etc?

'Was lucky to have had many good teachers and regret

RIP Seattle PI


Fox News apologizes for dishonest splicing of Biden clip.

Pew Poll: Republicans Don't Like Their Leaders This Is Ridiculous (Obama Tax Cuts)

Palin's Pipeline - The only problem: It isn’t there. And it’s her fault

Red Cross secret report about TORTURE leaked?

More Floridians ready to grow their own,,,

Have many AIG Execs refused their bonuses?

When we were smart.

The Party of Lies

Caption the Secretary.

Janes Hamsher just joined Cenk at (On LIVE right now!)

Using the 'T' word (Baltimore Sun Edit) 'Clearly, US Officials KNEW Outrages Constituted War Crimes'

I've Been Listening To Sean Hannity A Lot Lately

FREE-FOR-ALL: How should Wall Street be reported?

Here is why this "populist uprising" is a thing to be feared.

Connecting the Dots: How the heirs of the Walmart fortune fuel the charter school movement

Florida Held Hostage: Day 28 - The State Budget Crisis

My Canadian Girlfriends letter to Parliment "MUST READ"

God-damned rhinos, hippos & elephants.. How dare they be so BIG..and so FAT

Homer Police Chief Russell Mills says he wants black men to be afraid when they see police

I know a guy named John. He was a semi-pro mountain bike racer. He's basically quadriplegic now.

Steelers owner Dan Rooney to be ambassador to Ireland

The US Is Facing a Weimar Moment

Teens capture images of space with £56 camera and balloon

Burt's Bees, Tom's of Maine: Your Favorite Brands? Look Again -- They May Not Be What They Seem

Can Holder Ignore the Red Cross Report? Can Obama?

CNN's John Roberts, Kyra Phillips Dating

"Just because you robbed the grave doesn't mean you killed the guy."

Time to Get Geithner under Oath on AIG

How long before the "concerned" demand mandatory ski helmets?

"People are watching this lunatic" Very scary

In the "You Just Can't Make This Stuff Up" department....

Multiple Reports that Natasha Richardson is brain dead from ski accident

I think this is great out of the box thinking about teacher compensation

Celebration of Diversity and of our huge/small World - For everyone's enjoyment

Glenn Greenwald: The success of drug decriminalization in Portugal

Pope Benedict XVI: condoms make Aids crisis worse

How bad can it be to provide Education, housing and health services free to all citizens

Dollars from Dirt: Economy Spurs Home Garden Boom

The Predator Class and the Predator State

A fine Christian man chokes his wife ..... wearing a I HEART my Marrige t-shirt

Warning: dangers of leaving children alone with dangerous breed dogs

How common are deaths from skiing accidents?

Ingraham deflects Megan "fat" remark with President Obama's "passing reference" to Jessica Simpson

WSJ: "Immigrants Can Help Fix the Housing Bubble". What do you think?

In Calgary Today: "bush Is A WAR CRIMMINAL, Terrorist & Murderer" PICS>>>

Here's An Idea For Education: Fund The God-Damned Public Schools To Begin With!

MI cop shoots unarmed, 20-year-old marijuana activist

US Torture: Voices from the Black Sites by Mark Danner

had a talk with a fundie coal miner today and it made me think

Why is there even an argument about repealing "bonuses" for banking execs?

It really speaks VOLUMES about a party . . .


Capitalists are parasites. True or False.

This teacher has had enough.

Why is not showing up for Jury duty a punishable offense while not voting is not?

How do you talk to a Global Warming skeptic?

How do you talk to a Global Warming skeptic?

If you want to understand what just happened in El Salvador, here's the key blog...

Toddler Attacked by Family's Cocker Spaniel

MYTHS ABOUT MADOFF’S “PONZI SCHEME” – Bernie’s Game Wasn’t What They Tell You

The talented, lovey Natasha Richardson seriously injured, reports she is brain dead

It's always best to tidy things up...

Can you go into a rage and rent a gun?

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 3/16/09

Why don't people allow hookers to free range?

Mother said I could!!

I had no idea Hankscraft vaporizers form 1970 cost $30+ on ebay.

If you post something obscure and nobody grasps it, does it make a sound?

Oh boy, here we go! Breastfeeding in GD!

Why do people allow their leaders to be deranged?

I am a drunk, thank you

At least we've never had to worry about feeding breasts in public...

The bar is open! First round's on me!

The American Legion Strongly Opposed to President's Plan to Charge Wounded Heroes for Treatment

Well, I am back from the convention and had a great time, but the first night was hell.

Are Narwhal Posts in GD Still Funny?!

You know who's birthday it is today?

Well, I am back from the convention and had a great time, but the first night was hell.

DAMN you, Matthew Sweet, and your EAR-WORMY song "Time Capsule!" I cannot escape its melody!

Galactica's "Last Frakkin' Special" about to air on SciFi (10 eastern)

I came across this poem and wonder if anyone would care to comment on it, Peggy I am thinking of

Nights in Rodanthe is good sap.

What's the strangest thing you've ever freecycled?

Interesting News on Olberman and Rachel

Ladies! Pat Boone sighting in GD!

Why do we give a fuck about what entertainers are doing when they are wasted and without undies?

Boo-boo yah, boo-boo yah, boo-boo yah, hah! Boo-boo yah, boo-boo yah, boo-boo yah, hah!

This weekend my life briefly became a cartoon.

Wow. Two perfect men in the same place.

In honour of St. Patrick's Day

Tilting at windmills and hoping for a "better tomorrow" I 'm gonna post this before I go off to bed

Natasha Richardson in critical condition after ski accident

What childhood "phases" did you never grow out of?

I haven't told my parents yet, and I'm 23

Attn: PaddyBlueEyes & mcctatas

Are you going to watch the spin-off from Family Guy The Cleveland Show?

So, the Orkin guy came today, and when I apologized for the condition

Favorite Eddie Murphy Movie

Pink women-only taxi service launches in Lebanon

Now that cigarettes have gone up again

How drunk will our beloved RevActs get tomorrow?

Narwhal, walrus and baby seal not on the menu at local food festival.

I just found out LostinVA threw a molotov cocktail yesterday, and it wasn't into GD

Shockwave Rider- a new work of fractal art.

We had graupel today!

Anybody use Thuderbird for email?

BSG ending... (spoiler?)

Peak Oil Happened

Happy Saint Patrick's Day

Did you get pinched for not wearing green on St. Patrick's day when you were a kid?

Best banned commercials

Out on a limb

cute puppy




Beannachtaí na Féile Pádraig oraibh!

The Real AIG Scandal-By Eliot Spitzer: "This Was ALL An INSIDE JOB"

I know we hate Republicans here, but Megan McCain rocked The

In honor of St. Patrick's Day, I'm wearing green ...

Ever hear of the site - apparently a site to

Did St. Patrick really drive the crocodiles out of Ireland

What do you think of the term "feminized men"?

Do you ever see a thread, usually in GD, and you think it is unbelievably stupid

I have been told that drinking alone

Happy Birthday, LeftyMom!!! Welcome to your 40s, sweetie!!!!

The dog stole my pillows again.

Happy St. today is the best excuse to drink of the year day, hooray

Happy St. Pats, my ass. I wouldn't leave the house for toothpaste.

Lil Missy causes duckasms

How 'bout an Irish drinking song?

March 17th only comes around once a year, so it's important you celebrate the occasion of the day

Duplicate post nt

My fecking soon to be ex has more balls than brains

I just alerted on my first post ever

And now, a tribute to those who gave their lives for a free Eire...

Easter 1916 - William Butler Yeats

Let's get the music started!

Papa Roach needs a new lyricist

Can we forget beer and drinking for a minute?

Who is more likely to grace the DU Lounge with their presence after reading of their fame here?

Happy St. Corgan's Day, Everybody!!!

Good morning Lounge

Narwhal! Fuck yeah!

Asked my 2-year-old son to tell me the name of a Spider-Man action figure. His response? "TROGDOR!"

If I download a video from Amazon to my PC and burn it to a

Is there such a thing as a programmable DVR for over the air TV?

Real Men

'CHUCK' fans. Who is Orion?

For the Irish protestants: The Wolfe Tones - Protestant Men

Dydd Gwyl Padrig Hapus!

I'm drinking orange juice today! Who's with me?

Electronic billboard in L.A. playing gay porn

Aerial camera systems provide stunning views over nature's great events(Narwhal Migration).

Oh boo...I've stolen my own identity apparently...

wow, Steelers Owner Dan Rooney Nominated for Ireland Ambassador

I may have justification for homicide for I have had to call Norton Anti-virus "customer service"

Bumper Sticker Idea: "Fuck Chuck" (Norris)

Happy St. Patricks Day Everyone!

Dog lovers, somebody told me back in the 1970s that if a dog was registered

Would you pay a fee of ten to fifteen dollars a month to have access to a tata's group?

This Nietzsche novel is not the laugh riot I was expecting.

That was me who called The Stephanie Miller Show today!

Good god! Is there anything that smells worse than a cat fart?

This week keeps getting better and better. Now there's a pit bull post in GD!

Do bad posters drive good posters out of circulation?

I'm wearing gray with white stripes today. Who's with me?

Where are the DU bonuses for posters?

"Don't Tutch the Butt" at the vet the other day

Are you a good poster or a bad poster?

Should police be allowed to use their tasers on people at their discretion?

Hey! Watch that potty mouth!

Woohoo.....feels good to be Irish today (update on surgery)

Does Tommy_Carcetti exist? Your thoughts, please

Should we allow rich Americans to build McMansions and drive Hummers?


St. Patrick's and New Year's Eve... promoting drunk driving for tradition!

Godspeed lizziegrace, Widget and Gracie.


Breastfeeding in public--yea or nay?

Ya know? It's really kinda sad...

Who is your personal choice for Democratic nominee in 2016? Please explain why he/she is best.

A message to the DU Lounge. Screw you. Screw all of you.

ok jumped the gun re:Natasha Richardson

Veggie latkes for lunch today. Yum!

How to ruin one's credibility:

I was at a karaoke memorial party on Sunday night

I think we can all agree that there are too many cliques in the DU Lounge.

Generalissimo Fransisco Franco is in fact still dead

It's SHEMP, baby! It's the "The Three Stooges Collection, Vol. 5: 1946-1948" DVD...

Danny Elfman has not died.

Known fact: Oingo Boingo music has been used to kill Narwhals.

In honor of St. Patrick's Day, I give you

Is Keith Richard the one who was dating his son's wife's' daughter?

'Twas an evening in November. . .

Natasha Richardson has died- edit added

When you hear the song "Weird Science", what exactly do you think of?

What Green things are you doing for St. Patrick's Day?

David Bowie's "Low,""Heroes," and Lodger" - I just can't connect these three

My mom's town dedicated the annual town report to her!

The final word on "Sexting:" Chuck Norris

I'm going to Times Square. Can anyone recommend me a good Italian restaurant while I'm there?


So, anyone still hungover from the St. Urho's celebrations yesterday?

I just ate 99 grams of Andy Capp's Hot Fries!

I'm lookin' over a three-leafed clover that I overlooked bethree . . .

The following is disturbing imagery, but it is important to show that evil does exist in this world

The Wolfe Tones - Wearing Of The Green

What the Lounge needs is more threads about St. Patrick's Day!

A graphic that I like.

Ski Wars are up in GD.

What is the greatest threat to Narwhals today?

The Irish Tenors

the ad I posted on to get Angel a home

The word of the day is "tata's". Replace any word in a thread title with "tata's".

Who would win in a fight to the death?

I'm wearing nothing today.....who's with me?

Am I a good poster or bad poster?

List people who have or haven't died lately!

To those of you who've stopped subscribing to or reading print newspapers - you scored a success

Symarip: Dupe!

Was the Chicago River dyed green today?


I wish I could clone myself. seriously.

I am offering an Olive Garden branch to Symarip.

Whats the stupidest argument you ever had in a business meeting?

Hi, my name is Danny Elfman and I don't suck like Billy Corgan

Man wearing "I (heart) My Marriage" t-shirt busted for domestic battery

I'm looking for a new way to bread my chicken. Does anyone have any good ideas for me?

My Irish Tattoo From Hell Story

I wish all holidays did not involve being drunk midday.

I'm wearing pink today. But then again, I wear pink every day.

Billy Corgan: Revealed

Should the Lounge be allowed to keep Tommy_Carcetti as a pet?

What is up with all the women driving in Saudi Arabia these days?

Tommy_Carcetti is in fact still spamming the lounge

Wolfe Tones - Erin Go Bragh

And 3...2...1...Happy Birthday, LeftyMom!!!

I pulled a 36-hour shift this weekrnd, and slept until 6::00 today. Good Night DU!

Irish drinking songs for cat lovers

The recommend fairy is really busy today


What is up with all the narwhals driving around pitbulls these days?

What is up with all the women driving men around these days?

Billy Corgan kills Narwhals while Skiing with Danny Elfman and wearing Orange on St. Patrick's Day

St. Pat's not among Top 8 beer drinking holidays

P Diddy Confused and Disgusted by a $1 bill

Job interview


What's on your office and/or personal chat client?

OMG What was I thinking?

Just FYI....

Today is my anniversary! 15 years without a drink and 13 years without a cigarette!

Tony Little...

Have any of you ever tickled your cat?

How would you improve Smashing Pumpkins?

It's Awareness Del! Making people aware, aware of Delaware!

Did anyone see a shooting star last night?

Some threads I need to avoid... I swear if someone starts an Irish teacher thread in GD

Abe Vigoda: Still not dead

kitten picture of the day for tuesday march 17

Mr. Van Morrison of Belfast, Northern Ireland

Rose Marie: Still not dead.

Calgary Appreciation thread

I'm Horny

Beagles are English.

The beagle and I are going to take a walk on this most beautiful

Anybody read "Brave New World"?

Asteroid Fly By Tonight-Tunguska-class size !!!!!11111

The mom of a childhood friend died last week. I friendship ended in a really bad way.

The mom of a childhood friend died last week. I friendship ended in a really bad way.

Happy St Patty's Day from Savannah, Ga

Uh-oh, I've pissed off the Narwhalites

Should people be allowed to keep pitbulls as pets? Discuss.

Post your favorite corned beef and cabbage recipe

Fran Fine's voice and headaches

Your VideoLounge Thread (of the day)

Caffeine and headaches

I don't think I've ever seen this many current flamewars on DU in one day.

WOOHOO!!!!! Only five hours to go until it's March 18th!!!!!

We're eating fish and watching Battlestar Galactica tonight

Today's book recommendation: Bill Bruford - The Autobiography

Do baby rattlesnakes have an orange stripe down their back?

That was fast.

Hey Big Lebowski fans....FLYING IN NIGHTSHIRTS!!!!!!

We got trolls aplenty tonight.

* * * * 1000 POSTS - WOO HOO!!!!!!!! * * * *

Combine screenames in a humorous way

How would you improve Oingo Boingo?

What if Syracuse had a tournament game today?

So today marks my 2-year anniversary with my SO

Oh, fer fuck's sake - the full of himself 22-year old SUPERMUSICIAN just elevated his assness to PRO

A St. Patrick's Day toast to those here among us

Noodleboy has 100 posts. Ask me anything.

Women of DU of American descent, have you ever thought about polyandry?

My St. Patrick's Day cats. Sophie and Snickers.

BarenakedLady starts a new job today.

WTF is up with Facebook?!?!?!?

Picture Thread Time: please post your own!

Irish whiskey for the evening it is!

Never heard of Pizza for St. Paddy's Day!

So I have UCONN and UNC

Someone tell me, what exactly is batshit crazy?

Are you Reverse Polish?

Why do people get uptight over breastfeeding?

Can you broil in pyrex?

You let your kid watch all of the Saw movies but not Milk?

Do you know where your Irish ancestors came from?

Hey DU ladies, read this

Before the Fall, AIG Payouts Went to Washington

Somebody likes to recommend posts.

I'm just gonna leave this here ...

Toby's YouTube Debut

On this, the holiest of Irish days, I'll hoist a drink in remembrance of Padraig18.

Got to the house about 30 minutes ago

Tiocfaidh ár lá

The Quiet Man is on tonight!!

It's not going to be mandatory helmets for skiing, it will be mandatory helmets for all auto

post your fave Irish tunes for St. Patrick's!

Cooking is the gateway drug for eating...Discuss

Vibes please, Mom's back in the hospital.

If only this holiday were used to teach some history about Ireland...

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Tue 3/17/2009)

Killed him a bar when he was only three...

NV travelers- I have a question

I was out of cat food this morning and didn't just rush right off to get more

Are you IRISH?

In Memoriam, Mary Murphy

I saw this on someones facebook wall...."wots rong hun"

Another regional colloquial question....

Let's Write Laura Bush's Memoirs

OpenOffice Write question

It's St. Pat's! Time for my annual leprechaun beheading, ritual drinking of its blood,

I has a snuggle

WTF? The dish washer didn't clean the cast iron skillet.

I had a dream last night that my thread had over 50 replies.

The Perfect Cocktail...

We're having corned beef and cabbage with an actual Irish person tonight.

I think the balrog of Moria is stalking Redding tonight

Cat-lovers, today is a special day for you.

Saturday Morning Watchmen

Naked hopscotch on a beach. Hmm.

Keith O Just Called Out Bill Posey (R-Tinfoilhat Birther Nut)!

Interesting - Jindal's Volcano Barb Was Meant To Slam Palin

SSP Daily Digest: 3/16

President Obama calls for a cessation of all political hostilities for the next three weeks.

President Obama Responds to Gov. Mark Sanford

Do you know where your non-Irish ancestors came from?

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 ---- IN EFFECT!

White House ridicules Cheney over criticism of Obama

Jon Stewart's son? Freakin' adorable!

I've heard more about higher education and research universities..

The Barack & Michelle Obama Paper Doll & Cut-Out Book

NY-Sen: Ten NY House Dems Warn State Party Chair Off Gillibrand

Shea-Porter Will Not Run for Senate

Minnesota Senate Standoff Plays Into GOP's Hands (says the WSJ)

A 21st Century Department of Veterans Affairs

Palin To Keynote Senate/House GOP Dinner VA Budget: Praise and a Warning

by golly i've got it: keep short selling legal, tax the crap out of it

TX-Sen: Hutchison Won't Give Up Senate Seat

CEBK = Close Encounters of the Beck Kind - Glenn Beck is not alone!

Obama to appear on Leno show Thursday night

Did MSM distort a statement by Biden about economy being sound?

AIG Is The Largest Monopoly In Human History!

OH POLL: Strickland approval lags but still far ahead of Repugs, Kasich gaining on Dewine

Maria Bartiromo on Mourning Joe: Looking a little Rode Hard 'N Put Up Wet

Headlines: 'GOP losing confidence in their leaders' v 'Obama shows off his cheesesteak knowledge'

The Answer For AIG Bonuses

Gridiron singed by Obama no-show

Pat Buchanan Is Wanting His Presidents To Be Pompous Asses.....

How come Gibbs is being held to a higher standard than Cheney? Cheney's defenders are pathetic. . .

***HEADS UP*** President Obama makes statement about the budget / economy.

"I did not come here to pass our problems to the next generation, I came here to solve them."

LOL 'JUST SAY NO' is only a response to your teenager for driving intoxicated

My Own Senator "No" Rationalizes Voting AGAINST the Stimulus Package

It's All About That 59th Vote

Conservatives Suggest Torture For AIG Execs: ‘Exemplary Hanging,’ Guillotine Party, ‘‘Boiling In Oil

m$nbc's First Read Joins Chorus Hitting Robert Gibbs For Being Mean To Cheney

Finance hearing on C-Span

Biden: Economy tougher than FDR's

Dan Rooney, Steelers chairman, to become Abassador to Ireland?

Finally, a Washington Post columnist who wants Bush-era torturers to be held accountable

Public Outrage - Media word of the week

AIG bailout=$170 Billion, Small Business bailout=$15 Billion - Huh?

I saw at least 20 Obama yard signs here in Madison today, even after 60" of snow

Reid: Congress intends to retrieve some AIG money

The Party Of Stupid

Dean Baker: Bonuses and Bankruptcy

Mika cherry picks polls and whacks Gibbs

Bank analyst who foresaw toxic dangers says worst isn't over for big banks

Where the economy is at

I am (less) concerned

Is Anyone Familiar With Susan Lindauer?

Shit Happens...

Ah, what a difference a year makes (A Happy St Patrick's Day and top of the morning to ya)

Bravo Andrew Cuomo! Uncovers 73 AIG Execs Received More than $1 million in bonuses each!

Meghan McCain and Laura Ingraham are in a war of words. Let the Fun Begin

NPR sheds new light on AIG BONUSES (for me at least)

Dodd (D) Suggests A Tax On AIG Bonuses - Grassley (R) Suggests Suicide

Does God exist? Your thoughts, please.

Gov. Paterson Wooing NY State Republicans: Rejects Democrat's Plan to Prevent Subway Fare Hike

Statement on the State of your Newly Outraged Media: CNN = Rock Bottom Garbage

Anyone watching Robert Gibbs' press conference right now??

CBS POLL: Obama approval at 62% (unchanged), growing # believe country is moving right direction

If someone asked you about your politics, what term are you most likely to use?

The destruction isn't complete...

NASA Watch: Discovery has closed to within a few thousand feet of ISS - Great Video Right Now

Kerry Condemns Bonuses for AIG Execs

Just now on MSNBC Rep. Pence, R Indiana wants no more bailouts

In retrospect, were Summers and Geithner a good idea?

Obama fried chicken fingers with curry dip. Seriously.

The Stock Market is Up today because of what Pres. Obama said!

Cheney has $85 Million invested in private PRISONS, so where's the fucking Outrage?

O'Bama! Happy St. Patrick's Day!

Fireside Chat 2.0 - Obama's plans to adapt FDR's model to address today's economy.

Who thinks crowds with pitchforks and torches should drag AIG execs into the streets?

Peter King (R) on Mika Hardball - AIG - AND WHERE THE HELL ARE THE CAMERAS?

The main problem with the bailouts isn't the AIG execs; it's our government, Dems and Obama included

Pelosi, Reid: Dems Will Take Up Legislation to Recoup AIG's Bonuses (TEXT of LETTER to Liddy)

Calgary Canada protests Bush. Now, I am angry.

NYT publishes mind-numbing rationalization for AIG bonuses; readers rebel

A year ago, the "press" and Bush laughed it up at the Gridiron dinner.

Chuck Todd is taking up for the White House in regard to the AIG thing.

The Irony Of Republican Outrage - GOP Opposes Expiration of Bush's Tax Cuts For AIG Executives

"These executive bonuses are the best argument against socialism."

Retention rewards? 11 of 73 AIG bonus recipients had already left the company

Robert Gibbs is a human cliche machine.

Obama's lobbyist rule: Promise Broken

Obama to Appear Sunday on '60 Minutes'

My "Unsafe with Team Bush" LTTE also makes it to print

WH Chief Tech Officer Kundra Back on Job; Not Target of Investigation

Who is with me?

My LTTE on the stimulus package/government spending gets printed

Richard Burr on Obama: 'tremendous athlete' but I won't dine with him

So Obama is to blame for AIG's greed?:

Alabama Labor Council and Kentucky CWA Local Endorse HR 676

Is Obama letting us down on AIG?

Mika is Sitting in For Tweety...I hope you all appreciate him while watching this Colossal Failure

Wait, so Chris Dodd put in the very same restrictions that he now wants to void?

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R), Smacks Shuster's 'Obama losing political capital' meme

KERRY: Economic crisis' new challenges

Barney Frank: It’s ‘Nonsensical’ To Retain AIG Employees To Undo The Mess They Created

Is it me or does Peter King look a lot like Chris Dodd?

Let's get serious here. The President is risking some major political capital....

"Liberal" media's question of the day: "How much political capital is AIG costing Obama?"

Ambinder on AIG bonuses: Make them sue for it!

Meanwhile, there's a lot more than bonus money being given away (TALF)

Republicans Who Opposed Wall Street Salary Caps Last Month Now Condemning ‘Outrageous’ AIG Bonuses

Cantor is having a Press Conference with Grover Norquist tomorrow

NY Times disappears Bush Treasury Department from article on AIG bonuses

There's no one as Irish as Ba-rack O'bama! Happy St. Patty's Day All!

Obama to Appear Sunday on '60 Minutes'

Outrageous! I Totally Disagree With President Obama! Insane!

I need a fact-checker please

Does someone have the names of 73 AIG execs that got bonuses - I WANT NAMES!!

Who do you think has been Obama's best and worse appointment/staff pick?

An Explanation for your Corporate Media's interest in pushing a Populist Revolt.....

Come on then, how many DUers have Irish roots?

New York Magazine profile of!?!

Well, the hell with Hardball today. Mika? Give me a break! n/t

Some 600K people a month lose jobs. Why is Obama's Economic Policy

Some 600K people a month lose jobs. Why is Obama's Economic Policy

Media now in full "What did Pres. Obama Know and when did he Know it?" Mode

Can the Republicans accept responsibility for anything?

David Brooks believes in Obama's educational agenda

Olbermann & Wolffe getting on John King for softball Cheney interview!

Oh man, I just overheard someone talk about the tax against those AIG Bonus - if true, this rocks

The media is brutal. I am depressed when I see the full force of them on Americans

Panetta appoints Republican to advise him on CIA torture probe

What condition will most DUers be later tonight for St. Patty's Day?

Need I Remind Anyone?

Flashback - Media Matters Article Comparing Press Coverage of Clinton/Bush - Media Double Standard

Obama must fire Larry ''sanctity of bonuses'' Summers

Photos from Bush's first speech since leaving office

Senator Kerry and Michelle Obama have a Youthbuild event today on the National Mall

Shit. Mika Mouse is subbing for Tweety today.

White House's green fountains: St. Pat's

Did AIG use "bailout" money for political contributions?

Please sign this petition regarding the offshoring of medical records.

WTF? Populist rage is great and all but we really cannot levy a special tax on AIG bonuses

Team Obama rolls out the welcome mat for Family Research Council, Concerned Women for America

I'm wearing orange today! Who's with me?

Since we had a thread on avatars, what does your screen name mean? Fill us in!

Smokers: Anybody tried the e-cigarette?

Texas jail was an Animal House, authorities say

SAP lays off undisclosed number of workers

Mexico to raise tariffs on U.S. exports

Sent back by Britain. Executed in Darfur

Barack Obama no-show at top journalist society Gridiron Club event

Australian Soldier Killed by Taliban in Afghanistan Firefight

Arab League will not arrest Sudan's president

Why the rich do matter

White House Rejects Cheney Criticism

Citi, Morgan Stanley look to sidestep bonus caps: report

Wells Fargo Assails TARP, Calls Stress Test ‘Asinine’

World Heritage Sites to be proposed in Cambodia

Madagascar president hands power over to military

Malaysian Legislator Charged With Sedition

President's Visits Buoy Federal Employees

Bomb lobbed at police station in China's west

China's milk victims complain of intimidation

Pakistan Suicide Bomber Kills 7 People, Wounds 20 Near Capital

American U.N. official kidnapped in Pakistan said sick

Qaeda bomber behind Yemen attack trained in Somalia

Rep. Sherman: Treasury Could Easily Get Back Those AIG Bonuses

The American Legion Strongly Opposed to President's Plan to Charge Wounded Heroes for Treatment

Reform Candidate Withdraws in Iran

U.S. Challenged On Sealing of Detainee Files

U.S. Housing Starts Surge, Inflation Slower

Obama Admin Won't Block AIG Bonuses Despite Tough Talk

AIG likely won’t be able to pay taxpayers back

China seeks export carbon relief

Late Auto Loan Payments Continue To Rise In 4Q, Could See Highest Level On Record By Year-end

NKorea reopens border to SKoreans

Bernanke May Need `Massive' Asset Purchases to Counter Deeper Contraction

CA hired more workers despite budget cuts

Tiger Hunters May Fall Prey to Malaysia’s Poaching Clampdown

Shovels Are There, but the Readiness May Not Be

AIG paid 73 employees bonuses of $1 million or more; 11 of whom are no longer there, according to NY

BREAKING: AIG paid 73 employees bonuses of $1 million or more; 11 of whom are no longer there,

UPDATED: Natasha Richardson Injured In Accident

GM CEO Says Bankruptcy Would Cause Liquidation

Obama: Go big or go home

Report: Is Best Buy refusing to match prices?

Housing starts surge 22.2% in February; producer prices tame

U.S. banks suffer 149 percent rise in bad loans

Russia announces rearmament plan

IRS to Issue Guidance to Aid Victims of Madoff, Other Ponzi Scams

Poll: 45 percent of Americans expect another Great Depression

Majority Receptive to Law Making Union Organizing Easier

Rage on the streets in Calgary as Bush visit begins

'Star Wars' scientists create laser gun to kill mosquitoes

GOP tries to catch Democrats in ‘macaca' moments

Stimulus plan: Spend now, details later (promise)

IRS giving relief to some Madoff investors

Reid: Congress intends to retrieve some AIG money

Malaysian court accepts woman's decision to convert from Islam

3 arrested (so far) in Calgary as Bush event begins

Army puts Madagascar opposition leader in charge

Obama, Cowen praise N. Ireland response to attacks

Sarkozy faces no-confidence vote

Obama to Appear Sunday on '60 Minutes'

China Gains Key Assets In Spate of Purchases. Oil, Minerals Are Among Acquisitions Worldwide

UPDATE: Natasha Richardson Is Brain Dead

Obama Picks Steelers Owner To Be Ambassador To Ireland

UN expert: North Korea commits widespread torture

Cuomo Offers Some Details of A.I.G. Bonuses

Embattled Va. GOP Chairman Vows Fight to Retain Post

1970s radical freed from US jail

New Jersey sues Lehman officials for fraud

Israel Could Use Ballistic Missiles Against Iran-Report

Poll: Public Supports Aid To Homeowners

Pope rejects condom use in Africa

2003 Lawsuit Suggests AIG Wasn't Always So Careful To Honor Bonus Deals

Grassley: AIG execs should quit or commit suicide

Chief Information Officer Is Quietly Reinstated

Justice Ginsburg Says She Will Have Chemotherapy

Fox News admits mistake in misleading editing of Joe Biden clip

GOP eyes Bush v. Gore to save Coleman seat

Intel to Obama: Not in this economy

Bush faces footwear protest in Canada

Iran FM calls oil price 'unjust': report

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Tuesday March 17

Caterpillar lays off 2,454 workers in 3 states

GM CEO says bankruptcy would cause liquidation

Reid: Tax on AIG bonuses coming in next 24 hours

High court ruling prompts Superferry to suspend operations

Rage at AIG Swells As Bonuses Go Out

Frank Prepares Bill to Revamp Fannie, Freddie

Senate passes pay freeze

With protests outside, Bush defends free trade, Guantanamo in Calgary speech

Union Unleashes Brutal Video Tying Anti-EFCA Blue Dog Dem To Dead Worker

Feds clear way for NYC's Bloomberg to run again

Killer dogs sow terror in Sicily

Obama drops 'war on drugs' rhetoric for needle exchanges

ACLU Calls on Attorney General to Investigate CIA Interrogations

Drywall from China blamed for problems in homes

Gates readies big cuts in weapons

Natasha Richardson critically injured in tragic Canadian ski accident

NYT: Goldman Sachs (GS) Offers Loans to Stretched Employees

Obama to be presented with proof of Irish ancestry

Mexico Imposes Tariffs ($2.4bn) On US Goods

WSJ: Citi's Chief Economist Leaves for Treasury Post

Justice Thomas: Americans don't sacrifice as much

Bush refuses to criticize Obama in Canada

Prison Restrictions on 'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh Loosened

Drones Are Weapons of Choice in Fighting Qaeda

Madagascar president 'to resign'

President picks moderate as first judicial nominee

Russian president announces rearmament plan

Obama Administration Proposes Third-Party Billing for Combat-Related Injuries

Appeals Court Refuses To Revisit Decision Ordering Defense DeptTo Release Prisoner Abuse Photos

As Pakistan Restores Judges, Taliban in Swat Sends Some Home

First Interview with President-elect Mauricio Funes

On Trip to Gaza, Rachel Corrie's Parents Remember Their Daughter. Democracy Now

Craig Ferguson: Those Quirky Religions

US Consul General Says Awaiting Israeli Report on IDF Shooting of American Citizen. Democracy Now

Young Turks: Fake Outrage by Politicians on AIG

Catholic Church's Ad For Indulgences!

Krauthammer and Kondracke suggest death for AIG execs

Thoroughly Enjoyable 'TODAY in 100 Seconds'

Young Turks: TYT on Back on XM

KSM is smarter than Cheney

Jane Hamsher Discusses AIG Bonuses on ABC Visit

David Shuster: Hypocrisy Watch: Eric Cantor

Rachel Maddow Show - Rachel gives a comprehensive chronology of AIG malfeasance

David Shuster & Isikoff discuss Red Cross torture report

Mark Danner on torture - C-SPAN

There's No One As Irish As Barack Obama

Ingraham Defends Calling Meghan McCain Fat: 'Can I say lighten up or is that offensive too?'

Seeds of Domination - (Monsanto's attempt to monopolise the seed supply)

Rep. Barney Frank "We Own AIG - There Should Be No Bonuses"

The West Wing: Why is Liberal such a bad word?

Countdown: Will Canada Arrest Bush for Torture?

Grassley on his AIG Suicide Remark

Rachel Maddow examines The Quagmire That Is Afghanistan

Court Says Navy Can Shoot Recruits With Deadly Pepper Spray

Could Bush be Arrested in Canada?

A Pillar of Austin Activism Needs Your Help

Hilarious, brilliant and devastating! Will Ferrell as George Bush on Iraq

More Will Ferrell: George Bush says goodbye

Calgary Protests Bush! (Didn't Arrest Him, Though...)

CNBC's Rick Santelli on AIG Bonuses "No Big Deal"

Mark Danner: Press Is Obfuscating Torture Issue

Dennis Miller Makes Fun Of Glenn Beck

Obama's Good Cop/Bad Cop Routine

Larry Summers And AIG

Young Turks: Glenn Beck Continues His Crying Act (Nuts? Charlatan? Both?)

Fox Apologizes For Editing Biden Quote On Fundamentals of Economy

Colbert spoofs Glenn Beck's "War Room"

TYT: Fake Outrage By Politicians (including Obama) On AIG

Rachel Maddow on Letterman

Sen. Grassley: AIG Execs Should Commit Suicide

New Rules 3-13-09 Bill Maher

TYT: Limbaugh Figures Out Why CEOs Stole So Much Money (Watch The Volume)

Senator Grassley "Sucking the Tit of The Taxpayer"

Pat Boone Sings Judas Priest

Mark Danner = Iraq War and U.S. Torture = 59:47

The Nation: A Post-Capitalist Future is Possible

VIDEO: Why You Need to Take the UFO Issue Seriously.

A Bad Sign for Newpapers? Even 'End Times Weekly' to End Publication

US Consul General Says Awaiting Israeli Report on IDF Shooting of American Citizen

Cheney Asserts Jack Bauer's Too Soft on Terrorists

Warsaw museum exhibits 1,000 years of Jewish life in Poland

Coleman-Franken trial notebook: As we await some rulings, a few odds and ends ... (MN Senate Trial)

On the Road Today - AIG HQ, 70 Pine St., NYC

More GOP LINGO translations

Bush Aministration is Responsible for the Damage to our Economy (Blog from Capitol Hill Blue)

Gay French Monkey Blogging

Newspapers and Thinking the Unthinkable

Politics of language: For Obama, the right 'words matter'

Uber RWer Diana West: Conservatives would be better off if Kerry won in '04

Bonus Madness and AIG

Insider commentary from CNN

Leader -- or Just Louder?

President Obama, 'Challenges we face are too large to ignore'

Let Me Chew My Coca Leaves (Morales / NYT)

Harsh reality, tough love (Afghanistan)

Congress threatens to tax AIG executives' bonuses

Moral outrage in the age of AIG

Cheney's Mission Accomplished-by Juan Cole

Glenn Greenwald: The outrageous offenses against Richard Cheney

Walter Shapiro: Fix the Country Already!

Note to the Air Force: Butt out

Joe McGinniss: Pipe Dreams (of Sarah Palin)

Financial Times: Let fairness triumph over corporate profit

Shoes thrown to protest Bush

Q&A with Goldman Sachs over AIG bailout

The Painful Cost of ‘Breed Standards’: Mutilation Vs. Cosmetics

The sanctity of AIG's contracts

Asia Times: China inoculates itself against dollar collapse

GOP eyes Bush v. Gore for Coleman

South Carolina's Mark Sanford wants to pay down state debt with the stimulus funds!

The End of Peter B. Collins and the Need for Media Reform

Meghan McCain takes on Ann Coulter, Laura Ingraham responds

A.I.G. Bonuses Strike a Nerve on the Internet

President Obama gives VA a makeover, adds $25 billion to budget

Eugene Robinson: Now It’s Personal

Haiti: Coup Drugs CIA Republicans IRI Bush

So-called «Eastern European financial bomb» is Manipulation - LEAP/E2020

Women opt out of math/science careers because of family demands

Hudson burns Down Obamas Burning House Metaphor for Banks.

Inconvenient Contraception

Commentary: Obama a leader who actually leads-By Jack Cafferty CNN

Are videogames changing narrative structure for boys?

So Long, Alex P. Keaton

Tax Tea Party Republicans Conservatives Neocons Fox Nuts Propaganda Parade

Why the rich do matter


They can yet we can't

Chinese Lawmakers' New Renewable Energy Policy Will Benefit Solar Companies

Would you like to read AIG's blackmail letter to govt?

Climate science: A call to think big - and think policy

Peak oil review - Mar 16

UW-Milwaukee Study Could Realign Climate Change Theory.

Super Vegan in the Galapagos - Tod Emko, First Campaign End

The Iron Lady of Climate Research: Drop the Geek Language

Good news from California! We're at 87% of normal precipitation

China Wants To Exclude Entire Export Sector In Any Emissions Deal - AFP

Arctic Sea Ice Basin Survey Team Down To Half Rations As Foul Weather Blocks Resupply Drops - AFP

Mighty diatoms: Global climate feedback from microscopic algae

Gartner predicts ray of light for solar tech

Shell to focus (more) on biofuels (than wind or solar energy) and raises dividend

Tom Brokaw's New Global Warming Documentary (Discovery Channel on Mar. 18)

Navy to test tidal power off Marrowstone Island

DuPont Ignores Solar Market Woes (Article says "bad" I say "Good for DuPont!")

Nature Conservancy land buy to help revive coho

Manufacturing inefficiency—Study sees 'alarming' use of energy, materials in newer manufacturing…

US Govt cuts red tape on offshore renewable energy

Oil and Gas Lobby Spending Up a Whopping 64% on Capitol Hill

'Whale kill tapes' taken by government must be made public: Australian Greens

BBC: The Maldives plans to go carbon neutral

Peak Oil Happened

Castaneda's Crap: "The Plot Against The Castros"

Venezuela Confronts Capitalism's Crisis with More Revolution

"Plan Colombia has achieved its purpose. It is no longer necessary," Colombian VP

Another whacked Miami Herald/Montaner op/ed: No foes, more power

Look at this -- they didn't even wait to get the results in.

Machetera Uses the Machete on Castaneda: "Inside Jorge Castaneda's Feverish Mind"

Wooster (Ohio) Daily Record: Card check could bring sweeping change

Pa. labor offers Specter a deal

Today in labor history Mar 17 HELP WANTED No Irish Need Apply.

Toyota nixes pay-scale hike, but to pay bonuses worth 5 months' wages

US labor secretary says recession hard on women

Bonus fever: a university in Fl gives bonuses & tries to hide them!

Why the left won in El Salvador

Bellevue police officer's firing overturned

Machinists (IAM) Call for Terminations at AIG

Hoffa Calls Mexican Tariff Threat “Absurd Overreaction

Economic Report: U.S. Industrial Output At Seven-Month Low

NYT: New Head of N.F.L. Union Gets to Work Right Away

China labor activist free after 7 years jail

More labor unrest at Microsoft: Custodians want subcontractor to restore jobs

Teamsters Yank $14 Million Out of KeyBank Because of Labor Dispute

Wal-Mart May Win Democrats Unions Need on Card-Check (Update3)

Forget the UAW, the average American should be on strike

In a First, Bankruptcy Judge Rules Calif. City Can Void Union Contracts

Pelosi Pushes for Papers

Detroit gets 1% of AIG loans

It's official..Stanford Women Get Screwed...

Warnock may sue over Tevez saga

I always thought soccer was boring, but that was before I knew about the gun play

I found this video of Lost In The Fog...

Why do foreigners think football is boring and soccer is exciting

Bracket of Integrity or Multiple Brackets?

Vermont begins same-sex marriage hearings

Anti-gay Hate Crimes Surge in Santa Clara Co. (thanks to Prop 8)

West Point grads form gay support group (xpost from Veterans)

RuPaul's Drag Race- 03/16/2009

NPR Prop 8 Segment Stirs Community Response

Pope: Condoms Not The Answer In AIDS Fight (Cross posted from R&T)

Sides square off on Maine gay marriage legislation

A conservative’s thoughts on gay rights

A Lake Beyond the Wind

Demonstrators protest in front of Miami's Israeli consulate

Five arrested during protest over wounding of Oakland man in Israel

Portugal urges EU to pressure Israel against settlement expansion

Egypt blocks Hamas cash at Rafah border

Israel's national security aide barred from U.S. (Washington Times)

'Durban II' organizers issue new draft document

Negotiators return from Cairo without Schalit deal

Obama's Middle East moment of truth: His diplomatic moves are a good start. But does he have the

GET THIS, NOW South Carolina's Mark Sanford wants to pay down state debt with the stimulus funds!

Grassley on AIG execs: Quit or suicide

$3.4 trillion in U.S. trade, country by country

WP: Critics Object to 'Pseudoscience' Center

Housing Plan Creates Opening for Scammers

Intel, Lockheed Tell Obama on Taxes, F-22: Not in This Economy

Who's idea was "Too big to fail"....????????

Card Issuers Choke U.S. Businesses With Rate Hikes, Limit Cuts

Market doing quite well this morning....

Thoughts on the Death of Rachel Corrie

Do antidepressants kill love?

Can someone clafify exactly what a credit-default-swap does

Some of the AIG bonus getters aren't even working for the company anymore.

Richard Haas President of the CFR was just on MSNBC and said something interesting.

China likely to be stronger after crisis

Dr. Housing Bubble 03/16/09

Question about credit default swaps -- can damage be limited because of "physical settlement"?

Why, despite the 'chatter' is there no talk whatsoever of consumer bridge loans?

Shipowners in stand-off with banks

Congress must tackle "too big to fail" problem

Market Had a Good Day...

Accounting Standards Eased Today!

Running the settler gauntlet

IMF poised to print billions of dollars in 'global quantitative easing'

DOW up 13% in last 6 sessions. Now only an idiot would say I am claiming this means that the

Gun prohibition is akin to drug prohibition: a losing battle.

“New Hampshire's 10th Amendment Rally: 'Armed but Peaceful' “ 2nd & 10th Amendment meet.

Chicago’s Mayor Daley beats the drum for more gun-grabber laws.

On Glenn Beck's New Website....

Sure I'm pissed

My other door pictures

More doors & ancillary shots

The Duck and Swan Show

Got sidetracked looking for something else entirely - guess I'm stuck on the contest theme

Latest Right-Wing Canard: "If Workers' Productivity Increased, Workers' Wages Would Rise"

New fitness program to focus more on stress

F-16 shot down Iranian drone in February

82nd paratrooper killed in car accident

Green Beret dies during underwater training

Fort Hood soldier found dead in barracks room

Iraqi girl killed in U.S. shooting near Mosul

Borat star fools Ala. Guard into training stint

Obama renews pledge to transform VA

Fight to end widows benefit offset goes on

West Point grads form gay support group

Nearly 3,200 Miss. guardsmen prepare for Iraq

Veteran on cross-country bike trek dies

Canadian officials visit U.S. war deserter

Experts: Financial crisis threatens security

CNO announces new missile defense command

Death of CG Academy coach ruled a suicide

SMCR lieutenants get more time to go infantry

Report: Troops need more sleep

U.S. aid slips by Kurds’ veneer of success

State Department warning Americans to be alert at Roppongi bars and clubs

Arrest warrant issued in death of U.S. soldier in Iraq

Twin blasts rock southern Afghanistan

Obama Expected to Name Mabus as SecNav

Poll Shows Iraqis More Upbeat About Future

Task Force to Focus on Protective Gear

DoD contracts for 3/16/2009

(Military Times) Op-Ed: Failing The Test

Air Force weighs e-mail’s religious neutrality

Sagging Economy Sinks Navy Bonuses

Ugly rumor against Obama - American Legion

Thorns in Boxes

Connecting Spirituality, Philosophy & Science.

A true Irish ghost story that my late Irish husband told me that happened to his mother.

The History of a Truly Scary Irish Spirit


Some Scientists want to shut down alternative medicine research

From Charley Reese (pardon moi if this was posted before)

The economy and the planet.

Luck of the Irish B'Day Wishes, BanzaiBonnie

New York Seas to Rise Twice as Much as Rest of U.S.

Antievolution bill dead in Iowa

Former journalist who appealed to churches wins Salvadoran election

Dead Sea Scrolls 'were a spoof'

Researchers aghast that key figure in funding controversy invokes religion in science discussion

I gotta admit, as a teacher, I sometimes wish this ran all day...

Islamic creationism will bury Darwinism:

Pope: Condoms Not The Answer In AIDS Fight

Religions driving people away from God -- Leonard Pitts Jr.

So many gods to not believe in

Wow, you guys are all over the place.

For those who don't have the Ain5 book yet

During the last 3 minutes of frying blackened catfish, it started emitting tear gas!

Happy St. Patrick's Day: Chocolate Stout Cupcakes

What's for dinner? ~ Tuesday the 17th ~ St. Paddys Edition

So, is anybody making corned beef and cabbage tonight?

Commencing at 11AM on September 11, 2008...

Has anyone here seen "The Obama deception"?

Anti-gay appointee for refugee board

Goodyear retreats on evolution

Science minister won't confirm belief in evolution

Any experience with "pokapoka" aka Elite tb?

can you figure this out?

Yet another virus question

Vundo/Virtumondo malware: HELP!

Sending DVR signal to second TV ?

Buying a new computer -- advice please?

Senator Kerry quoted on Pakistan in the Times of India last week

Finance Comm hearing: 3/17 10 am Ponzi Schemes and Offshore Tax Evasion

Kerry praises Obama Small Biz plan. Nice to see JK's ideas becoming reality.

Oh Tay Tay - (pics)

JK with Michelle Obama at a green Youthbuild event on the National mall

Kerry there for Don Imus, who was just diagnosed with prostate cancer.

KERRY: Economic crisis' new challenges

Has John Kerry weighed in yet on a VA plan being considered?