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Archives: March 29, 2009

About "Earth Hour" starting at 8:30

Police in the Twin Cities target and harrass political activists working on defense of RNC 8 today

*QUICK* Is it Fargo or Ninilchik?

Now that my lights are off....

The Nation: The Dirt on Clean Coal:

Psssssssssssssssssssssst! Go Al - crosspost

U.S. Troops Still Dodging Deadly Showers

This is me...signing off for Earth Hour. Over and out.

Spain to go after "Los Asesinos" of the Bush administration?

Soros predicting that the economic crisis is by no means over yet.

People who live on the East Coast are Weenies!

This is me...not signing off for anything

Connecticut School Bans Physical Contact - "High-Fives," "Hugging" And Horseplay

Texans forge compromise on evolution

MADtv: Cheech and Chong; SNL: Alec Baldwin Host

Madoff's Mets seats (just behind home plate, worth $40,095 each) soon could be on market

Obama hits the AIG Spot

The future of Conservatism

I have two questions. Can Reid get booted out of his position and

We are shutting down main circuits

Couple in North Carolina lost their home for a third time

Help me see my failed logic here

Wild finish to Villanova-Pitt game.

Coleen Rowley: Minnesota Still Adversely Affected by Republican National Convention

Spanish court considers trying former US officials

I saw a pacifier on the street at the shopping mall, and it reminded me of Rush Limbaugh

Spy chiefs fear Chinese cyber attack

G20 Protests Building in London -Bankers Blamed for Global Recession

Somebody stole the Mom's $50.00 money order and went to Budget Suites

Mike Doogan (AK Dem) equates "anonymous bloggers" with the KKK

I just read a post that said war crimes are a joke

oops, wrong forum....


Is anyone talking about impeaching Michele Bachmann?

Remembrances of Three Mile Island

Look, if you people want to find someone to blame over this whole AIG mess

What John Irving said about post-modernist authors applies to economists as well

Robert B. Reich: Obamanomics Isn't About Big Government

Let's pretend there's not enough evidence of war crimes or bank's crimes

Clinton, Hutchison drop political guards at Women's Museum in Dallas

Just curious, are we still surrounded or has that kind of gone the way of tea bags...

Volcano ash is landing in Anchorage. Mmmm tasty.

Lost Jobs in In US Yield Homeless Starved Children in Haiti

A Quote from Thomas Jefferson..

A Quote from Thomas Jefferson..

WaPo, LATimes reported Boehner criticism of Geithner plan, but not his support for similar GOP plan

CNN ignores GOP contradiction in criticizing Geithner's proposal as "power grab"

Earth Hour Over in Eastern Time Zone! Go Central Time!

American Ingenuity in Haiti

An oldie but goodie: How Corporate Personhood Threatens Democracy

Obama is a thousand times better than George W Bush...

British Foreign Office Finally Admits To Receiving Intelligence From Torture

Mods pls delete, posting bug error

Guardian/Observer UK: The 'revolution' starts here as 35,000 pack the G20 march

Woman viciously attacked for 12 minutes while drivers pass by

I tried to watch Will Farrell's one man show called You're Welcome America

Banks - Behavior unchanged over the last century

Interesting thread on the Mormon Church / Big Love in freeperland

Albany Agrees on a Plan to Raise Taxes on Top Earners

All this Bs about drug testing. What are they testing for?

We predict a riot: Meet the anarchists plotting to overthrow capitalism

its the execution,stupid!

So, what concepts would you include in a high school "Practical Personal Finance" Class?

*ALERT* - Spin Watch - *ALERT*

Let's break up the banks... Here's a plan..

"we still do not have transparency of oversight"

Republican Road to Recovery

Getting away with it...Stephanopolis and Gregory both give Geitner a pass on contracts

Toronto Star: What should we make of empty big-box stores?

Monday is final hurdle for 199-foot tall cross in Bossier

Torturing Democracy - Has anyone seen this?

Torturing Democracy - Has anyone seen this?

The awareness of problems is limited to mainly this forum.

The Children's Bible in a Nutshell - LOLOL - Makes sense to me

National Guard pictures, in the flood and ice. & a couple more picts




Lower costs lure U.S. patients abroad for treatment

New York Post Speculates About Cocaine Use (Ashley Biden)

Blizzard hits Kansas - but makes beautiful pictures

Ladies and Gentlemen, I give you the utterly useless Harry Reid......

Were it not for the kindness of strangers ...... they might all walk free forever

I am weary of these presstitutes expressing faux outrage over the financial crisis

Gates: No change soon on `don't ask, don't tell'

New 3rd Place CNN attacks rivals on air this morning

Public Transit ridership highest in 52 yrs - ridership rose as gas prices declined & jobs were lost

McCain On Backing Palin In 2012: Let's See Who Else Runs

water wars come to a boil in Turkey

Conservatives hit harder by Recession?

Conservatives hit harder by Recession?

Glenn Beck running scared. Worried about worker uprising.

Waterboarding, Rough Interrogation of Abu Zubaida Produced False Leads, Officials Say

Swamp Rat I need a graphic for the

Everybody on the West Coast! If you have clear skies...

Where's Randi Rhodes?

Petraeus: I don’t agree with Cheney that Obama has made the country more unsafe.

Environmentally friendly wooden swing set on the South Lawn of the White House

Pretending to be civilized in an epidemic of institutional sadism

Well, I know how to change the power structure in this country and put the

Wave the White Flag in the Limbaugh War

Booknotes at c-span 2 is hot today

Howard Dean urges passage of same-sex marriage bill

911 transcript: Richardson showed "signs of confusion, a concussion" soon after noon.

Excessive "Sports Victory Dance?" What do you think?

How many Republicans have you personally encountered that believe Obama took his oath on the Quran?

President Obama: Bush Administration Lost 'Focus' in Afghanistan

'Smooth' criminal attempts to rob a retired police a police convention !!!

What got planted in that White House vegetable garden?

We ain't gonna have none of that dancing at the County Rib & Ale House 'round here

Obama Rules Out US Troops In Pakistan

Is this legal?

Oh I get it, Chomsky, Krugman, Moyers all wrong, Obamabots correct.

Postcard from Pipelineistan

The ignorance of the Tea Party participants is glaring

What is with the ad (flashing as well) to the left - Carnal Nation?

Interesting Elitist Article: John Rawls: On My Religion

Imagine our current healthcare system as a dilapidated, termite infested house

Rep. Shimkus: Capping CO2 emissions will take away too much ‘plant food from the atmosphere


The Wonderful Wizard of Ounce ... or was that OZ?

"Minnesota Still Adversely Affected by Republican National Convention " by Coleen Rowley

Man accused of giving nursing wife meth water to "give her energy to clean the house."

Grow your own tobacco -- link

The US holds tens of thousands of inmates in long-term solitary confinement. Is this torture?

Sex with a Vacuum = 90-Day Prison Sentence

Post your before and during earth hour photos here

O.K , So Where's The Impeach Obama Petition ?

Rev. Moon Exemplifies Right Wing GOP Subsidy of Big Media to Frame Message

Perfect Palin/Jindal hybrid (NSFE)

Police: Six dead in Carthage nursing-home shooting

Reconcile these two points: Greider and Roubini

CNN bimbo wants to know why G20 protesters are so

"Earth Hour" in *Vegas* baby!!! (PICS)

What comes to mind when you hear a news outlet say "Obtained by"

How many people noticed that the new Geithner plan lays out proposals to...

Can the mods create a Krugman forum so that all the PK posts can go in one place???

NY Times mag sends a sports and music writer to do a science writer's job

Two more Freeper-types making shit up about the UN, Obama, and the democrats...

Is it legal to grow tobacco in one's lawn

Wal-Mart puff piece on CBS This Morning

Delay in Immigration Raids May Signal Policy Change

Interesting videos on the global meltdown How To Be A Professional Dominatrix (career advice for women)

Could a Neutrino Beam Destroy a nuclear weapon? Yes.

Huffington Post launches investigative journalism venture

Is the Democratic Party more liberal or more conservative?

Don't hold your breath waiting for Franken to be seated.

Tarp Nation: Squatter villages arise from the ashes of the West's booms and busts

Speaking of trolls....

LA Times: Sleeping pill use grows as economy keeps people up at night

Pre-Sunday Dental Thread: I'm too big to fail!

Wouldn't it be possible for some churches to offer classes in evolution?

A Day In The Life: The Theocratic Corporate States Of America

Chrysler to Think Progress: ‘We currently do not have the O’Reilly Factor in our media rotation"

A Ritual Slowly Unravels In India - Alarm Grows as More Sikh Youths Give Up Turbans

More details on testimony against Norm Coleman & his donor

Quebec orders police to turn in Tasers

McConnell disappointed by Obama partisanship

Outing Mudflats: The Dirty Martini Philosophy (from Andrew Halcro)

Friday's Drift River Terminal Disaster Declaration Petition - Redoubt-related

America's Dumbest Criminal Sticks Up Cop at Police Convention

TOON sums up the Press and Obama (and some here too...)

Mad cow disease suspected in Spanish doctor's death

Greta Van Susteren Rips Politico For Alleging She Advises Palin: A "Hit And Run"

Social Security and Medicaid

Fundie tails between legs after 'Notorious Abortionist' found not guilty in Kansas

Maybe I Shd Just Google; but What IS the Historical Record Re- Mercenaries?


GM CEO Wagoner to step down immediately

2nd person comes forward with complaint about Dallas officer

Police arrest unconscious man at Utah drive-thru

'interest rates from 40 to nearly 500 percent'

Only Great Minds Can Read This

Please use U.P.S. tomorrow to thank them for dumping Bill O'Reilly

Lights Off around the world!

Did everyone do "Earth Hour" last night?

Progressive policies stop at Aipac's doorstep.

Imagine .... just pretend ...... that certain former admin officials are indicted in Spain ......

Is the Autodidact an extinct species?

The growing backlash is not an illusion

Has Obama approached Krugman for explicit help?

Enron and Ken Lay's electricity deregulation is being challenged in Texas

After 9/11 were you more worried about another terrorist attack or Bush's reaction to it?

Mike Doogan's Latest Novel Needs More Reviews at Amazon

Connecticut School Bans Physical Contact

I'm typically a Wolverines fan, but............. (SPOILER ALERT for Tivo/DVR people)

The Tiger is on the prowl on


The Rise of the Conservative Legal Movement: The Battle for Control of the Law

Stem Cells: Is there Anything they can't do?


Someone has to take the HEALTH INSURANCE COMPANIES by the horns

"Moderate" Democratic politicians and/or policies: Ideology or strategy?

Been gone for 6 months from question is

How health insurers secretly blacklist those with certain ailments.

Petraeus: Crossing the line into torture, hard lessons, corrective measures, but NO TORTURE

Petraeus: Crossing the line into torture, hard lessons, corrective measures, but NO TORTURE

Wm. Greider/Nation: Wall Street 'reforms' may consolidate power/ratify corporate state ---

Advocates for illegal immigrants suggest a trade-off for legalization

Obama: U.S. prepared to pursue targets in Pakistan

Newsweek's unintentionally revealed, central truth

Where does the buck stop on teacher quality? Facts and myths...

Updates on ND/MN flooding, dike breached@school, river dropping but beware still

Letter to Minneapolis Police Chief Tim Dolan about continuing, post-RNC harassment

California Asians upset... New UC affirmative action program favors whites over asians

East LA high schoolers get a lesson in oral history

Meet Molly

Paul Krugman Looks A Little French, Don't You Think?

Cheney Told Israelis That Obama is "Pro-Palestinian" (Seymour Hersh)

What do the terms "work ethic" and "contributing member to society" mean to you?

Perhaps Obama knows where Bin Laden is and that's what the Afghan surge is all about

Great news: Spain to indict Bushies on war crimes

Gates prefers sanctions to diplomacy for Iran

How corporations continue creating the next crises through our educational system.

GM CEO resigns at Obama's behest

Russia Building New Atomic Submarines With Improved Nuclear Missiles

Limiting Exec Pay May Be Needed to Save Capitalism

Very Hot Tea May Raise Risk Of Throat Cancer

PRINCETON DEPT CHAIR: Lack of tenure track jobs will drive future scientists out of US universities

Let's face it - Obama and Geithner are evil !!!!!!!!!!!!!!


I can't wait for you all to read this! "America, meet your farmer."

Did you live in Washington DC or the Maryland suburbs between 1947 and 1978?

Ex-Saudi envoy Prince Bandar 'disappears' , father seriously ill

Paul Wellstone was a varsity athlete at UNC, JC Watts was one at Oklahoma

Do you think Big Insurance will get what they want? (No public option, mandatory insurance, Privat..

with only $7,000 per annum - I'm in the top 14% in the WORLD - scary . . .

Obama’s Nobel Headache, Paul Krugman has emerged as Obama's toughest liberal critic

If President Obama is so WRONG...WHO is RIGHT?

We sure like tearing each other down, don't we?

Today is Marlin Perkins' (RIP) birthday. Many Americans learned about wildlife conservation

Keeping us safe from dangerous elements: LA County Police seize 12,000 marijuana plants....

Krugman: The Market Wizards Were Exposed as Frauds -- Obama's Team Still Believes in Their Magic

Sachs on How the Obama/Geithner Scam makes the Rich Guys Richer

Muchas Gracias Compadres

Amazing night photos of Mt. Redoubt erupting...

Privacy policy failed KU student

I don't like the rhetoric of 'defeating al-Qaeda'

Over marijuana. Lethal force? Are you fvcking kidding me?!

Cherry Blossoms in DC!

Harm done when Democratic "centrists" empower Republicans

Maddow Annoyed by Dems, Flattered by Groupies (and she bought a TV)

Newsweek April 6th cover "Obama is wrong"

Detroiters Make the Case for a Lifeline

A Call to Action. Our supposed majority in the Senate

Not The Onion: Big Ag goes after Michelle for planting an organic garden

A new world struggling from the rubble of the old

What would be the best way to recognize Cesar Chavez Day?

Lights out. Light a candle. The world is built on "symbolic" gestures. The power is yours.

Gates: No change soon on `don't ask, don't tell' - he and Obama have "a lot on our plates right now.

Glenn Greenwald: The Incredible Courage Of Jim Webb's Prison Bill

Location location location-Fargo or SoCal?

There are 5 raccoons on my porch

Okay, I'm watching the "Kids Choice Awards" on Nick

I don't say this enough, but I'm grateful for the Lounge.

There are 5 dogs on my porch

Fuck yeah, Nova!

Never get Rickrolled again.

Shouldn't March 25th be a huge, major Holiday? Aunt's dog,a lap dog, bit someone last week

what do you do about co-workers that file reports about your work that are wrong?

I'd forgotten how good Airport was

Ok, Tell Me... Is This One Of The Most Disrespectful Things You've Ever Seen Or What?

Pigs (Three Different Ones)

any suggestions on housebreaking a puppy?

Your Bandicoot Sucks.

Greetings from a health club in Gainesville Florida.

My band is going on a national tour!!

White trash, really white trash

Right or wrong, I don't care!

Rice or pasta?

Rice or pasta?

Predicting things is hard to do,especially the future.

White teeth, really white teeth

Ho. Lee. Crap. I drank SIX Yuenglings.


Is Enya still alive ?

Goodnight, citizens of the ninth division.

I have a headache


Movie: "The Incident", 1967; very good. Martin Sheen, Tony Musante, Beau Bridges

Your advice regarding how to treat aging cats has made a huge difference

PC Techs.... I need some help DESPERATELY!

What is/was for dinner?

Another gem from Miss Grace Jones!


Oh crap, I was messing around on a dating site and found my old flame

Looks like Tony Bourdain's feud with Rachael Ray may be over -- and Rachael Ray has won

I get so sick of nightly routine

I've got a great idea for a book

This thread is for LeftyFingerPop.

Meteorologist attacked by spider!

It was 17 years ago

Who killed Cock Robin?

Rules for Mastication - How to Spot the Abusers

Diamonds and Rust - Judas Priest

Letter to the Editor in regard to drug-testing welfare recipients

Letter to the Editor in regard to drug-testing welfare recipients

Roll call! Who's up!

Two random Pet Questions

For you, my friend: SISTERS OF MERCY I need all the love I can get

My mother is having a reaction to a shot for shingles. She has welts all over her body.

And people woner why so many people hate the Yankoffs...

Bye bye, coffee

Who is this singer?

Carrot Juice Is Murder

"If I had a hammer, I'd hammer in the morning..."

ORANGE ALERT!!!!!!!!!!


Rose City Rollers 148, Rat City Roller Girls 134


What does it mean to clean out the refrigerator?

Blizzard hits Kansas - but makes beautiful pictures

Did you know? You have to fly your nation's flag to be a good citizen!



New computer! And a plug for FEBE

If you havent had the latest flu. .be ready =(

Allegra isn't working for me anymore

Iron Maiden - Wasted Years

Real sentences you never thought you'd hear in children's television programming:

Ye, Techie-gods, HALP!1 How do I enable JavaScript?!1

I always wanted the silly rabbit to get some trix

What technically or likely correct usage makes your skin crawl?

THANK YOU, blogslut, and many DUers for Help tips on tech and non-tech topics for years and NOW!1

Went to see Slumdog Millionaire this afternoon

To the Admins: Can we please get a "yodeling" forum?

Nouriel Roubini's 50th birthday party

Survey Opportunity for Parents of Kids Under 10

Senior Citizen Choir does Outkast's "Hey Ya"

Uh Oh. Having a Flashback..."It's a Beautiful Day": "White Bird" (1968)

Gee thanks Crim son...

Have you ever disliked a film you wanted to like?

Want to read a truly haunting and horrifying book?

In honor of my PC and youtube fixed, a song by Willie Nelson

What's your favourite band right now?

A 12-case Heineken , a truffle cake , A giant toberlone bar

Holy fucking batshit crazy wingnuttery!!!

What Are You Doing Today To Make This A Super Sunday?

George Carlin and Robin Williams DVD Just Came In At The Libree

Dont Recommend this thread if...

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Sun 3/29/2009)

OMG...almost every episode of "Schickele Mix" is being torrented! WOOHOO! WOOHOO!

Now I'm an auctioneer.

Don't miss the latest installments of My Days With Dave.

Don't miss the latest installments of My Days With Dave.

Are These Sandhill Cranes?

Will Things Domino Tonight?

Uh oh? The mods are awake now!

End of UNC / Oklahoma game posted on Youtube (spoiler alert)

Stupid question - do kids "fark" anymore?

Mythical Beast in north Wis. Hodak? Hodog?

Ok So I Am Sitting Across From The Hottest Thing In The Libree

Why the fuck is The Concorde -- Airport '79 on American Movie CLASSICS?

KPOD in about 5 hours or so

The whole FOB is sick...

updating my Ipod-what are some great political/activist songs?

And so it begins.

Anyone else think that Jim Nantz had too much fun on Beale Street last night?

Somebody Splain This To Me Please....

How world-wide satellite communication works (in 1952)


Watching Sex In The City Movie - Does it get better?

Nicely Noobeegin's Suns of Fun: Art at play to brighten your day

Sex with a Vacuum = 90-Day Prison Sentence

Are Indigo Narwhals better than the regular kind?

Stupid question - do kids "park" anymore?

Seven babies sit in tummy tubs filled with water to cool down after a baby massage class

Funny Stuff for Pet Owners..

Thinking outside the box is great. Pooping outside the box? Not so much (cat question)

So, i just finished Twin Peakes....Prison Break next?

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 3/29/09 (no language warning, safe for work, other places)

Question for people allergic to cats

Are we feeling relaxed and groovy tonight, DU Lounge Lizards?

Okay, I just watched "The Cotton Club" again on Netflix's streaming viewer thingy.

...the theme is "dark". Post your music videos

I Rediscovered an old hobby...Easy to do, available, cheep...can be done by one or many..

What. The. Fuck?

I don't know what Narwhal is

My NCAA brackets just got shredded. :-(

I've been avoiding talking about my neck

Shamu has peed IN THE LITTERBOX twice in one day!!!!!!!!

why is it that the weather turns to suck when you get off work?

Poll: Your Self Esteem

Recommend this thread if...

Sunday Afternoon Kitteh Pic

Al Kooper Is One Of The Most Underrated Songwriter/Musicians Ever

If you haven't been to the PostSecret website lately, this weekend's secrets are INSANE!

Congrats, MTV. You ruined Headbanger's Ball.

Ugh, water heater leaking water all over the garage floor.

Anyone seen the movie "The Wedding Date"? Why don't these two women

Last update on Mom--she's home.

go on, tell me happy birthday ya bastids

Look who's throwing out the opening day pitch for the San Francisco Giants

A smile for the night - A short story...

does anyone know the name of those toy sets with woodland creatures...

Accidental discovery: interesting use for cooking spray

The Crummy Stuff Thread

Laurel and Hardy or Abbott and Costello?

What's that Midlo? UCONN is in the final four? And those other loser teams

Looks like Disney is going to do for Ska what they did to Rock with the Jonas Brothers

How much is your water bill each month?

Best Sesame Street song ever (tough call, I know)

The mighty King of Beasts, asleep:

Why can't I "get" James Joyce?

So I need help dealing with my mother-in-law

My kitty died yesterday

My Italian father-in-law wants Olive Garden for his birthday today.

Your Sunday LOLcats. (dial-up warning)

anyone who knows something about cats, I need some help

DU, I need your help, I need your help, I NEED YOUR HELP.

OK people a hygiene lesson here.

I am now an East Coast Elitist!!1!! We took our daughter to the Symphony

Please vote in this poll for a girl's baby name!

The most recently published work(s) of fiction you've read that you would put on your Favorite List.

I am hugely make that down right pissed. It hasn't even been 100 days rec if you agre

The first of this week's podcasts

My browser won't stay logged on to DU

"Born in the USA" - your thoughts on the tune?

Whats Your Favorite Beer?

Biden: U.S. ready for 'collaboration'

Russia, Iran say neighbors must help Afghanistan

The Nation: Toxic Advisors ( by Robert Scheer)

Ex-Soviet States Pledge NATO Help On Afghanistan

"Overseas Contingency Operations" is NOT a replacement for "War on Terror"

Over-under Hillary replaces Biden in the next 6 months?

I didn't have any Military or National Security experience but I thought Bush was wrong!

The Nation: Trust Your Guts

pls delete

Pakistan’s President Praises Obama and Offers New Concession to the Opposition

another Hippo-Critical issue: The treatment of wives.

President Obama: Stop Faith-based Discrimination NOW

Lets see just how popular Krugman really is..........

Hillary should never have let Obama win.

Tammy Bruce's books going for as low as 1 cent on Amazon (the radio racist who called Michelle trash

GDP: August 1964. Post your reasons for expanding the war.

Can we establish "Rules of Engagement From Below" about discussing The New Administration?

It seems like the Media is holding Obama to a much higher standard than Bush

President Obama on Face the Nation this Sunday! Highlights here!

NY Post Trash Talking Biden'sDaughter

American's Approval for Budget dropping but not significantly, per Gallup

Obama: Afghanistan success requires allies' help

Economics: Obama vs. Bush

Obama 'our quarterback' for final Olympic pitch: Daley

Obama coming up on Face the Nation, n/t

If Republican Supporting Democrats Remove Make Work Pay from the Budget - the Party loses.

About Krugman, what tee's me off.

Remember "let it sink"?

Republicans, and the lies they tell

Biden "not necessarily cured of his Oval Office fever"... he's "not ruling anything... out" for 2016

Snore....zzzzzzzz Gregory is, again, giving McCain a free and clear platform to spew

Oh, the Freudian slip by John King

FauxNews' Juan Williams To Bill Sammon: "Chill Out, Dude" regarding "Blame America" nonsense (VIDEO)

Obama’s Toxic Advisers

Obama on Afghanistan: "It's not going to be an open-ended commitment of infinite resources."

***HEADS UP*** President Obama on CBS's Face the Nation

President Obama's team debuts at U.N. climate talks

Staff infection: Allies rip Palin team - Greta's husband (advisor to Phalin) partly to blame.

Damned disrupters!

AIG director named to Obama tax task force (why, she asks?)

Carter gains office, gets submarined by congressional Dems...

Krugman: The magazine cover effect

Obama On Afghanistan: I Will Not ‘Simply Assume That More Troops Always Result In An Improved...

Who Said it? "I will not let anyone tell me that we must spend more (stimulus) money"

So, Obama's The Decider And If You Don't Like It, Then STFU

Obama Town Hall Questioners Were Campaign Backers, Washington Post

HI-01: Ed Case to Run

On Criticism of Criticism of Criticism of Criticism of President Obama

On Criticism of Criticism of Criticism of Criticism of President Obama

What's happening here?

Did anyone else see John King's interview of Holbrooke and Petraeus?

There is a difference between wholesale trashing and reasoned criticism

time to cut bait... Afghanistan.

Hillary Clinton accepts prestigious eugenics award...

What's next in the economic debate?

What are we really arguing about? An experiment.

GM CEO resigns @ Obama's request

About the "its only been 60 days, give Obama a break" argument:

Why We Must Fix Our Prisons

If Paul Krugman was stuck on a south Pacific island, who would he want there with him?

Hillary wins!

Obama: I told bankers bonuses 'not acceptable'

Chances that Barack Obama will serve two terms:

Krugman is actually doing Obama a favor.

What's your current grade for President Obama?

"I liked how Obama brought those troops home"

Drug use/abuse is a personal issue...

I knew what I was getting when I voted for Obama. Some things I liked, some not.

It seems we may be heading toward a real life version of Logan's Run...

Gates: No change soon on `don't ask, don't tell'

I am sorry, if you voted for Obama, and are now SHOCKED

I'm watching Face the Nation in HD

Yes I knew of Obama's Afghanistan escalation plans...

Why Criticisms from the left are important.

Has "potrage" replaced "poutrage" as the rage of the day?

69 Days - 69 Fucking Days and Folks Are Already Bitching

POS Cheney Discredited Obama to Israelis: "Pro-Palestinian...never make it in the major leagues."

Hey people let's take a peace break and help out a fellow DU'er real quick

TNR - Liberalism v. Socialism - Is Obama Too Liberal, And Not Socialist Enough?

What is apparent about Pres. Obama's request for GM CEO Wagoner's Resignation.

Why does Gallup have Obama's approval falling while it has almost every other indicator up?

Newsweek: The Education of Timothy Geithner

Listening to Bernard Goldberg ranting on about the Liberal Media on C-Span 2!

Do you think President Obama is only able to do 'what he's told'?

And the Wisdom to Know the Difference

Long-haired, twentysomething female videotaped doing drugs

Krugman is NOT alone.

Obama-complaining ubermensch are our superiors.

Paul Krugman appears to have painted himself into a corner

I have a confession to make.....20 of them in fact!

Brookings Reports - Bank Nationalization, Geithner Plan, A Mix Of Both? Krugman's Incomplete View

Obama Is Wrong: The Loyal Opposition of Paul Krugman, Newsweek March 28, 2009

Fake Outrage Poll Series: Should Joe Biden resign because his daughter may have done cocaine?

Afghanistan is NOT "Obama's Vietnam."

Jonathan Alter: Caught In the Act Of Thinking

The President is NOT following Krugman's advice.

Ah Yes, Once Again, The "Split the Left" Strategy Is Hard At Work

Hillary Clinton leaves flowers for Our Lady of Guadalupe, asks ‘Who painted it?’

Evan Bayh steps up, Good for Him

UPDATE: Lawyer who tried to peddle supposed Ashley Biden tape has quit - dropped his client.

When bush was President, I thought the Paulson bailout giveaway plan was shit.

What is President Obama's biggest failure???

Someone needs to say it

Mubarak absence mars Arab summit

US Vice President: no plans to scrap Cuba embargo

Expert tips decade long Taliban fight

Obama’s Nobel Headache, Paul Krugman has emerged as Obama's toughest liberal critic

Companies Pretty Up Prices to Win Stimulus Projects

Lawson, Third-Seeded Vermont are Heading to the Frozen Four; Defeat Fourth Seeded Air Force 3-2 in D

Obama unveils overseas trip agenda

China's global cyber-espionage network GhostNet 'penetrates embassies across 100 countries'

Detainee's Harsh Treatment Foiled No Plots

Letter to Minneapolis Police Chief Tim Dolan about continuing, post-RNC harassment

Thousands of toxic toads killed in Australian fest

NLRB: Republic Windows Owners Violated Federal Law

US-Backed Iraqi Troops Quell Baghdad Uprising

Obama rules out US troop raids into Pakistan

Iraqi troops order armed Sunni group in Baghdad neighborhood to disarm after deadly gunbattles

Researchers have developed a robot capable of ...interacting with the world using a biological brain

Team Obama Halts Talk of Assault Weapons Ban

G20 protest: Thousands march for 'jobs, justice and climate'

BREAKING NEWS: GM CEO Rick Wagoner will step down from the company

Judge OKs probe of torture complaint against Bush officials

Arab-S American meet to tackle financial crisis

Update: Spanish judge approves criminal probe of Bush officials

How insurers secretly blacklist millions with common ailments

How Africa was forced to accept ‘robbery’

US To Consult Pakistan On Strikes

Fargo Casts Wary Eye on Red River as It Recedes

GM CEO resigns at Obama's behest

19,000 UK credit card details posted on the Net...and accessible on Google

Gandhi arrested for 'inciting violence against Muslims'

Spanish court considers trying former US officials

President Barack Obama unveils major economies climate forum

Report: Hizbullah, Mexican drug cartels working together

Gates: No change soon on `don't ask, don't tell'

Detainee's Harsh Treatment Foiled No Plots

DHS Signals Policy Changes Ahead for Immigration Raids

Prospect of Barack Obama show causes UK to clear its decks

'Friends' of Biden's Daughter Selling Film (she's 'snorting cocaine')

Obama administration set to announce it will give more money to General Motors, Chrysler

Police: Six dead in Carthage nursing-home shooting

General Motors Chief Rick Wagoner Said to Step Down (Correct)

Obama calls Afghanistan 'America's war'

US and Iran open Afghanistan peace talks

Insurers shun those taking certain meds

Former Guyana President Janet Jagan Dies At 88.

Obama Taps Three Nominees for Treasury Posts

It's almost time....Earth Hour

Karzai's Minister Opposes U.S. Plan for Talks with the Taliban Apartment

SEIU Employees Picket Own Union Over Layoffs

Cool/Not Cool - Saturday Smile

College Shut Down For Virus - 100 Students/Staff Reporting Symptoms

D.L. Hughley Visits Calif. Medical Marijuana Store

TheRealNews: Chomsky on the Economy

McCain Refuses to Endorse Palin

Idiocracy - House of Representin'

Obama on Afghanistan: The response can't always be "we need even more troops."

Legalize Drugs, Save Mexico-RSU

Egomaniac Bill O'Reilly to grade his own show but it'll cost you $$$

Bill Moyers Interviews Jon Stewart

The Week In Cartoons 03/29

Young Turks: Police Kept NFL RB Ryan Moats from Mother-In-Law's Deathbed

Trinity Institute Keynote: David C. Korten

Climate Denial Crock of the Week - The Great "Petition" Fraud

Young Turks: Ron Paul Talks to Cenk and Michael Shure

Earth Hour 2009 | Official Worldwide Roll Out

Steele on Reaching Out To Obama...I'm Done. He's President. I'm RNC Chairman. So what's your point?

Petraeus: Cheney is wrong to say Obama is making U.S. less safe.

Countdown: UPS pulls advertisements from O'Reilly after ambush





Moderator Availability Thread for Sunday March 29th 2009



Snip please - CBR




pleides is my home



OT: A student with crazy RW parents wrote this paragraph.

Metric System

OT: I needed a chuckle today...and got it:


Pirate Smile





Rebellious Republican

NV Whino

rufus dog


snip please steven johnson


Smokers face a hit as tobacco taxes spike

Famed Anonymous Anti-Palin Blogger 'Outed' by Lawmaker

Out of the crisis: Building a new era of justice and peace

Speaking Freely, Biden Finds Influential Role.

Recruited to Serve and Sniff -- Again

Obama Will Face a Defiant World on Foreign Visit

Ray McGovern: Welcome to Vietnam, Mr. President

Inside Obama's War Room

GOP's More Detailed Budget To Be Written in Invisible Ink

Worldview: Signs of hope in Obama's Afghan plan

Feeling Too Down to Rise Up

"And the Pursuit of Happiness: So Moved" by artist Maira Kalman

HORTON: Bush Torture Lawyers Targeted in Criminal Probe

More to Homelessness than Needing a Home

Seymour Hersh: Syria Calling

LA Times: Promise of globalization fades

Complete Bill Moyer William Greider interview

Atlantic: Is Jon Stewart Our Ed Murrow? Maybe...

What they Used to Teach You at Stanford Business School

Krugman: the left's new anti-Obama

The Outing of a Blogger: Social Transparency or Violation?

The Dirty Dozen--Meet the bankers and brokers responsible for the financial crisis

Guest workers will be missed

Pretending to be Civilized in an Epidemic of Institutional Sadism

Canada's Brit snit is embarrassing

Why We Must Fix Our Prisons By Senator Jim Webb

TYT: Obama (& Cenk?) Speaking @ Notre Dame. Gingrich Outraged.

cellulosic ethanol facility starts producing

FAA may keep bird strike records confidential

Building Good Roads

Why conservatives hate green jobs

Environmentalists Hail Earth Hour As A Big Success

How Green Is My House

Questioning Global Warming. Freeman Dyson, the NYT and Media Matters

Obama nominates CEO of Al Gore’s Alliance for Climate Protection to Assistant Secretary for EERE

California's First Animal Community Center - Humane Society

Can the West cultivate ideas from Cuba's 'Special Period'?

Electric car range extending trailers

US Media Silences support of Cuba and the Cuban Five

"The Black Jacobins, Teachers of Revolution"

NYT: "Spanish Court Weighs Inquiry on Torture for 6 Bush-Era Officials

Arab-S American meet to tackle financial crisis (Gulf Times)

Kidnapping Jews, Gas Stations of Terror, Allying FARC with Hezbollah!

Longtime NFL, college coach Lou Saban dies at 87

Holy Shit, Louisville is going down in flames 64-52

Excessive "Sports Victory Dance?" What do you think?

Wrestling With a 1952 Murder-File Request

Machinists on Strike (since July 20, 2008) at Moncure Plywood to Vote on New Contract

Hispanic broadcaster KVDA-TV recognized by OSHA program

East Coast: If you need to use your stove, oven or micro, now's the

OSHA proposes more than $1.2 million penalty to St. Louis area chemical repackaging and distribution

Todays working family Carol Simpson cartoon: Corporate Retirement Plan

Today in labor history Mar 29 Sam Walton proclaimed that his priority was to "Buy American

Anti-union intimidation on the rise

Detroit hospital creates retraining program for autoworkers

Bill Moyer William Greider interview

Millions Of Auto Jobs Hang On Government’s GM, Chrysler Decision

Malware Threat Growing From Unemployed Ranks

US: Unemployment hits double digits in seven states

Tyson workers accept contract proposal

Growing Up with the UFW — A Conversation with Cesar's Granddaughter

More unions favor legalizing workers

Non-Profit Status For Newspapers Could Save The Industry

Pawlenty to state workers: Take 48 (unpaid) days off

'Card check' bill loses key supporters (Sen. Dianne Feinstein D-Calif.)

Apology to Prop 8 supporters :)

Marco Rubio sent me an email asking for money

Trivia question

Sec. Gates on DADT: "the president and I feel like...let's push that one down the road a little bit"

Tarnished Rainbow: Hawaii Kills Civil Unions Bill

Stem Cell Therapy Could Help Repair Failing Hearts.

A natural approach for HIV vaccine

Medical insurance is a losing bet for all.

Cholesterol Drugs May Reduce Risk of Blood Clots in Veins

Taliban Says No to Polio Vaccine Meant for 300,000 Children - Fearing it’s Anti-Muslim Plot

Action video games sharpen eyesight: U.S. study

Egypt releases pro-Palestinian blogger

The Vandal State

Final offer: J'lem concessions and settler evictions

If Only the World Had Listened

Jenin orchestra shut down after playing for survivors

Good story from Florida

Heard a piece on NPR about FDIC...

What if Private investors and Banks balk on the Geithner plan?

Report: When Economy Picks Up, A New Energy Shock is Likely

GM CEO Rick Wagoner Resigns At Obama's Request

I was angered by a major site asking: "Will the Stock Market Continue to Rally Next Week?"

Steel Wheel Interstates

Ever wonder why credit card companies can charge such high interest?

Bank of America gives directors 70% pay raises in lame attampt to avoid bailout bonus outrage.

Capitalism Hits the Fan: A Marxian View

Guns and the 'But Everyone I Know Voted For McGovern!' Effect

LBN: Team Obama Halts Talk of Assualt Weapons Ban

Anti gun supporters don't change. Elected representatives do.

How would you enforce a ban on "assault" weapons?

"Assault weapons" for hunting?

If an assault weapons ban was passed, would that be the end of any

Police: NC nursing home shooting kills 6, hurts 3

Team Obama Halts Talk of Assault Weapons Ban

Anyone on the web who hasn't seen this yet?

Iditarod photo of the day


Volcanic ash

Non-macro shots and a near-macro with the Tokina 100mm macro

Your Iditarod photos of the day

Why did this happen?

"That will show them, now let's go home Baby..." "My Hero!"

Bear and I went on a hike last weekend.

Things are starting to pop...

Fear Of New Regs Drives Gun, Ammo Shortage

A complaint free world.

Fire The Grid ~ Part II

Need some feedback on a dispute I'm having at school

Animal Odd Couple

I really need to understand this 2012 galactic alignment thing, astronomically speaking...

Scientists find safer way to make human stem cells

Young Earth Creationists vs. Reality: a Visual Aid

Obama adviser on new era for science in US (BBC Video)

Buzz Aldrin's freaky space travel story

Researchers have developed a robot capable of ...interacting with the world using a biological brain

Texas wrapup: Yup. Doomed.

Faith vs Reason

Every atom in our bodies came from somewhere else.

Seattle Atheists are starting a bus-ad campaign

Death Opens Doors on Group

A complaint free world.

Hillary Clinton leaves flowers for Our Lady of Guadalupe, asks ‘Who painted it?’

Chronic Insomnia....Help.

What's for dinner? ~ Sunday the 29th

On the "Used Meat" section....

Here's our entry to the crepe theme event!

Not "used meat" but bread products...

Education Without Borders to kick off Monday

Why not allow high school students to drop a course as soon as the final class ends?

Obama meets with Hutto boy about sickle cell disease

need help Cinemaphiles... who was the Black Actor who played a guy who wanted to be Top Pimp and was

Harper blows it on Fox News

Okay... I need help BAD!

I downloaded VLC video player...

Anyone using Picasa 3?

I think I figured it out!

I have a small problem with the website I am building .........

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