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Archives: June 27, 2011

Documents: Industry Privately Skeptical of Shale Gas

Is Chris Wallace a flake?

: "Fighting for common sense and fiscal sanity in Washington."

Brighton (UK) may adopt liberal drugs law

Rove-Associated Groups Vow $120 Million In Attack Ads, Say More Is Needed

If they lose the ability to cool the spent fuel pond at Fort Calhoun it will take 88 hours to boil.

DU this poll: Do you think that the Keystone XL pipeline should be built?

Seriously - is anyone watching America's Got Talent at this moment

How Capitalist is America? - ProjectSydicate

Snow! In BRAZIL!

US military deaths in Afghanistan at 1,522

Lake Waconda, Ne. levee leaking (pretty much all up & down the Mighty Mo)

Jersey Shore Beaches...

China Premier Wen Jiabao visiting Europe: "A friend in need is a friend indeed."

Bill Maher Invites Obama Impersonator Reggie Brown To Finish Controversial Act

The Corner (NRO): I really didn't expect this post on marriage equality

Bad News for a Country Tired of War

To anyone who hasn't seen Food, Inc is a must see.

TPMMuckraker Joke's On Them? FEC Set To Let Stephen Colbert 'Report' On His Super PAC

NRC chief tours Cooper plant (Fort Calhoun tomorrow)

In France, where they have socialism, citizens are allowed to do stuff like this

i think all political candidates need mental evaluations and brain scans to eliminate Psychopaths

People complain about the economy, but still have lots of unnecessary crap

Group spearheaded by Karl Rove vows massive attack ad campaign to defeat President Barack Obama

Shared sacrifice? What shared sacrifice? (TYT, Chris Christie)

The Faces of School Reform

Why was my thread locked?? It was about the recession

So referring to another thread is a call-out??

Philip Morris battles Australia on cigarette packaging

Mom went to the hospital, then to a nursing home (temp) this week

Bill Clinton’s Legacy of Denial

Tea Partiers Premiering Straight-To-DVD TV Show Set In Colonial America

Sometimes the words are already spoken

A Few Small Repairs


U.S. considers 56.2 mpg vehicle fuel standard: report

Flash Forest Fire Threatens Nuclear Lab


Ex-Met and current broadcaster Ron Darling happy to see gay marriage passed in New York

Yes, this is a real newspaper article....

New map that will be required in all classrooms by the GOPhers:

Rising Prices, High Unemployment and Government Promises

China eyes Canada oil, US's energy nest egg

Oh Bobby, I'm sorry you got a head like a potato...I really am (Wallace apologizes to Bachmann)

Can someone remind me how I'm supposed to be accepting of Islam?

Updated: Check Post 3 & 4 - 'Ex-Lehman Chief Risk Officer Appointed World Bank Treasurer'

You screwed the pooch. WHY OH YOU wear the consequences.

Which memoir would be better to read?

Israeli Foreign Ministry slams airport security for strip search of gay leader

Hiraizumi gets listed as Heritage site

Freepers and Their Like are Terrorists, Period.

For those who think breaking unions is an okay thing, this

Never gonna happen, but I can dream...

Uncle Al

Rebuild America First

In custody fight, religious groups take quiet role

If There Were Any Terrorists They'd Be Winning

Shock Doctrine: 'Emergency Finance Managers' and the Right-Wing's Power Grab

Budget - Prosser - Let the Spin Begin

AP IMPACT: Populations around US nuke plants soar

Protesters at Walker signing of the budget just south of Green Bay, WI.

California Republicans support a corporate tax break that rewards companies for not creating jobs

World Food Program cuts Afghan food assistance

On CSPAN1 now: a FauxNews person, Catherine Herridge, is on flogging her book

Dem group keeps up budget attacks

Being A Republican In 2011! The New And Improved GOP! Help wanted: Ad for Position available

Brighton (UK) may adopt liberal drugs law

I'm beginning to suspect constant noisy outrage damages my brain

"Some inflation is a good thing." I've heard this said here and there,

TSA defends decision to make 95-year-old cancer patient remove adult diaper for security screening

Briefings at Tiffany's -- Picture President Newt

Nuke plant safe amid unique peril (Fort Calhoun, Ne.)

as Minot floods (PICS)

DU PSA: A piece of advice regarding internet posts that threaten violence

Decades after duty in the OSS and CIA, “spy girls” find each other in retirement

One Issue Behind Pelosi's Drive to Win Back the House

Fukushima residents' urine now radioactive

Nebraska nuclear plant flood berm fails: reports

Fitzgerald (WI, R) jokes Supreme Court "crazier than the Legislature"


Bachman about to announce, the TV picture reminds me of One Flew Over the CooKoo's Nest.

43,597 acres burn overnight since one day

43,597 acres burn overnight since one day

GOP Game of Thrones

Imperial Rounding Error in Iraq

Abortion should be legal because people deserve control of their own bodies.

Going negative early

Contributions and Congressional Voting


Jerry Brown's office calls Republicans 'basically moronic'

New life for Faribault Woolen Mills

What would the MSM do if a "liberal" State Supreme Court Justice

Gay marriage law set to boost New York tourism - Bloomberg to launch "NYC I Do" campaign

Wm. Koch buys photo of Billy the Kid for 2.3 million dollars.

Blue Collar Man

Gov. Haley is getting ready to make the SC GOP presidential primary irrelevant. Heh!

If Rick Perry is gay, it's okay!

The Rich Aren't Like You and Me

Minot makes Aljazeera

Wildfire triggers evacuation for Los Alamos laboratory

"Should people who get entitlements ....

Google and Facebook Are Secretly Feeding You Information Junk Food

Populations around U.S. nuclear plants soar

U.S. Plans Stealth Survey on Access to Doctors

Prosser's honorary Co-chair left campaign March 31 citing "disturbing distemper"

Prosser's honorary Co-chair left campaign March 31 citing "disturbing distemper"

U.S. Troop Deaths in Iraq at Highest Level Since 2009

Please help unfreep this poll on the NY Gay Marriage Law


Per 12 News (WI), the Madison Capitol Police will issue a press release today (on Prosser incident)

Also, She Should Apologize For Attacking His Hands With Her Neck

The land of unlimited inequality

Amanda Knox Speaks Out in Court

David Koch's group begins campaign for Wisconsin GOP senators

GOP bumper sticker I have been seeing pop up around here

Terry Nichols was a member of the Sovereign Citizens Movement?

June 27 Fukushima updates: TEPCO halts water circulation due to leaks

Jim Sensenbrenner Backs Off Medicare Plan : Medicare Concerns Dominate Town Hall Meeting

Koch brothers hold secret GOP business retreat in Vail

"A Catholic Church Is Honored During Pride Parade "

Weiner Only Choked His Chicken - Not a Supreme Court Judge

GOP philosophy on display in new Florida laws: Impoverish, Violate and Demoralize

No 'him' or 'her'; preschool fights gender bias

Activists and staff from FreedomWorks March to NRSC to Demand Hatch Ouster

Activists and staff from FreedomWorks March to NRSC to Demand Hatch Ouster

Shock Doctrine: 'Emergency Finance Managers' And The Right-Wing's Power Grab

Wanna make Boner cry? Here's your chance!

California - JUST DO IT!!!

U.S. Plans Stealth Survey on Access to Doctors

N Korean children begging, army starving

The Democratic Party and the assault on public workers

Michele Bachmann's had her share of government aid

Have you signed this?

Anything goes: the new FBI government spying guidelines

It was during the Bush administration that the naked body scanners were first approved

Herman Cain, Race mascot token for the right

So apparently Bristol

Tea Party Nation: Gay teens aren't being bullied, they're receiving "healthy peer pressure"

UK: Plans for A Summer of Protest Against Austerity and Assault on Public Sector Workers

Wingnuts hope the IDF shoots Americans in the new Gaza Flotilla

Call the White House free and tell the President not to cave to the Republicans!

Bachmann Yesterday - end minimum wage! Today - we can't afford jobs that pay too little!

Chris Hedges: Gone With the Papers

Why Nancy Pelosi isn’t at the Debt NegotiationTable: She Doesn’t Say No

Appearances Can Be Deceiving.....

The GOP's Game Plan: Cause a Recession

Missing moon dust returned to NASA from St. Louis

Yamaguchi governor bans construction of nuclear power plant (JAPAN)

Federal Reserve holds interest rates again as US recovery remains fragile

Federal Reserve holds interest rates again as US recovery remains fragile

Federal Reserve holds interest rates again as US recovery remains fragile

Supreme Court Hands Yet Another Victory To Corporations Seeking To Influence Elections

Chris Christie calls himself, "Huggable and Lovable, I'm not abrasive at all!"

Negligence and Cover-Ups at Fort Calhoun Reactor

Patrick Cockburn: Don't believe everything you see and read about Gaddafi

Worker unrest in China sends tremors through world capitalism

Newt Gingrich loves money more than he loves Ronald Reagan

Gingrich Cites His Sponsorship of DOMA in 1996–Fails to Note He Was Cheating on His Wife at the Time

Woman Arrested After Allegedly Spraying Deputies With Breast Milk

Gay Marriage’s Unlikely Hero

Justices strike down taxpayer-supported campaign spending law

Deficit-Wracked Maryland Calls It Quits

1,000 New Species Discovered in New Guinea

Consumer Spending in U.S. "Unexpectedly" Stagnated in May

L.A. Unified's new homework policy gives students a break

Disposal of radioactive debris a headache for Fukushima Prefecture (JAPAN)

Poll: Japanese oppose restarting closed reactors

is the media still enamored with this major felon?

it's official.....insanity prevails

it's official.....insanity prevails

Revisiting Alleged 30 Million Famine Deaths during China's .....

Want some good Obama news?

Blago guitly on 17 of 20 counts

FBI searching Dallas County Commissioner's offices, Price's home

Wildfire triggers evacuation for Los Alamos laboratory

Republicans Rejected Ending $72 Billion Corporate Accounting Gimmick In Debt Talks

NYT Op-Ed: Our Untransparent President

Caption Michele Bachmann

"One of my responsibilities as commander-in-chief is to keep an eye on robots"

Several States Forbid Abortion After 20 Weeks

Judge blocks Georgia law targeting illegal immigrants

Radioactive cesium from Fukushima expected to reach U.S. West Coast in 5 years

GUILTY Blago - 17 charges

Sheriff investigating Wisconsin court choking incident

"Serial killers ruin families, corporate and political and religious psychopaths ruin economies."

"Serial killers ruin families, corporate and political and religious psychopaths ruin economies."

Why the record-breaking temperatures in Texas are being caused, in part, by the record drought

Michael Jackson 'Thriller' jacket fetches $1.8M

Spies, military looking for hacker-, backdoor-proof circuits

He May Not Have Kept His Promise And Walked With Them But Obama Is On Their(Our) Side On This One

as much as i hate to admit it

Covers for nuclear reactors to use dome stadium technologies (JAPAN)

Freeper cites "new scientific poll" as PROOF that HALF of Americans are BIRTHERS. They are SERIES111

one asshole for another?

Justices Strike Down Arizona Campaign Finance Law

Nuclear regulator visits second Nebraska plant on Missouri

Weakness invites predation.

Weakness invites predation.

Iran unveils underground missile silos

Iran unveils underground missile silos

Freeper weighs in on vidoegame restricting decision...

Obama, The Deficit, And The Long Game

Denmark: "Only the Social Liberals and the Red-Green Alliance opposed the tightened border controls

In Gold Cup final, it's red, white and boo again

Wealth of world’s richest rose nearly 10 percent in 2010

My wife and I were married in California.

Breaking on Yahoo! right now: Sen. Robert Byrd dies at 92

Breaking on Yahoo! right now: Sen. Robert Byrd dies at 92

Our country does have a spending problem.

Senator Bernie Sanders speaking on Senate floor RIGHT NOW - watch on CSPAN2

The Communists Have Taken Over the Acropolis (to save it)

The Communists Have Taken Over the Acropolis (to save it)

Sorry if this has been discussed before,but when is Tom Delay going to jail?

Eric Cantor should be brought up on ethics violations. He is short U.S. bonds through the ETF

Enron Redux? Industry Insiders Say Natural Gas Drilling Is a Ponzi Scheme

Who is this obnoxious winger on Hartmann?

LIBYA Made Simple (Seriously, Don't Overthink It) --- By Tom Tomorrow

"She loves murder clowns"

The New Thirty Years’ War: Winners and Losers in the Great Global Energy Struggle to Come

Have you ever run for office?

On Facebook, this guy I know basically revived the "stay the course" re: Afghanistan...

Is Sampson the labrador Australia's most obese pet? And is this abuse?

Blago guilty on 17 of 20 counts

I can't stand Michelle Bachmann's accent

Floodwater Seeps into Nebraska Nuke Plant Building

Los Alamos-- Mandatory evacuation just ordered.

What Tau Sounds Like

Newest wingnut conspiracy: Al Gore supports eugenics! (really was talking about empowering women)

Europe Stifles Drivers in Favor of Mass Transit and Walking

Todd Akin may not want you to see these paragraphs from his 2010 campaign website

South Carolina governor signs immigration bill into law

Dog befriends orphaned deer - pic

Pearce is pushing for a tea party mayor in Phoenix

Pearce is pushing for a tea party mayor in Phoenix

Obama gets a lot of criticism on his policies. What policies would a republican president

Prepaid Pain

Bachmann sees herself as "Everyman" and champion of the people.

please sign this.

please sign this.

China wrestles with food safety problems

only seven government-selected local residents were allowed to attend

Florida tea partiers embrace news that Michele Bachmann's running for president

Tea Party Terrorists storm the offices of the National republican Senatorial Committee.

Shoot-first, ask-questions-later

I think it's time to give Michael Steele his own show

Flood test not over for nuke plant (Fort Calhoun, Ne.)

Supreme Court rejects Arizona campaign finance law

Los Angeles Dodgers File for Bankruptcy

End Of Blago Case Could Mean House Ethics Probe For Jackson Jr.

Supreme Court to decide if police need a warrant to attach GPS tracking devices.

Countdown tonight: Sen. Bernie Sanders and Matt Taibbi

Brazilian judge gives male couple approval for what court says is country’s first gay marriage

Bachmann endorses cannibalism

Who are some good people to follow on Twitter?

Do you know of any job openings? Companies can list openings here for free:

Freeperville. Now advocating genocide of gays.

Sarah Vowell On Gay Marrriage

Johnny Gosch Profile Tonight on "Vanished" - Lifetime TV 10pm

You want to put Americans back to work? Invest massively in infrastructure.

Designed obsolescence...

Anti-Union Life at Target

Karl Rove is laughing his pasty ass off

DU Gets it WRONG and dozens of DU people don't bother to check Where John Wayne was from.

Reality Bytes: Eight Myths About Video Games Debunked

Romney: Labor board case could cost Iowa jobs

The template for Weiner's Wiener--

Jerry Brown and Democrats team up on budget plan without GOP input

I go through TSA on a regular basis for work.

Free speech: difference between porn and violence?

Karma's a bitch, ya know?

WorldNutDaily: Support marriage equality? Then you need to be charged with communist conspiracy!

If I could ask Michele Bachmann one question

FOIA docs reveal cancer cluster in TSA workers

blood boiling to point of incoherence here

Alabama GOP Defector Cites Teacher Bashing

Any Consensus Regarding Airport Security/Screening? What Is The Best Option?

NRC chief: Keep improving plant (Fort Calhoun Nuclear Station)

You would think that after rick scott, Florida would avoid republicans.

I wonder what Social Conservatives think about that Supreme Court decision

Manchin: U.S. 'Staying Well Beyond Our Mission' in Afghanistan (No Terrorist Threat Last 7-8 Years)

Vatican adviser wants communion rite taken away from Cuomo

My, what desensitized people we have become.

Where is the media pressure for Prosser to resign!

Wrong John Wayne, there, Crazy-Eyes

Michele Bachmann told Fox News, “[W]hat I want them to know is, just like John Wayne was

Oh.My.God. Michelle Bachmann confuses John Wayne with a serial killer.

I think the gopper race is going to be Romney and the anti-Romney (Bachmann)

I think the gopper race is going to be Romney and the anti-Romney (Bachmann)

So Bachmann announces her run for the Presidency

My sister is facing foreclosure on her home.

David Frum: I was wrong about same-sex marriage

TEPCO failed to report possible hydrogen explosion (JAPAN)

Pat Robertson warns God will destroy America over same sex marriage

Photo of the Day (JAPAN)

Heartbreaking: American Children saying what

"God Bless America"

Radiation discovered in Fukushima residents

A No Brainer!

SF Pride for Bradley Manning contingent photos

Chinese wage growth has been tremendous...from 52 cents in 2000 to an expected $4.41 in 2015

Please sign Bernie's "Shared Sacrifice" letter!

Prank signs on PA Turnpike H2O fountains target fracking.

Vermont uses draft horse to lay cable for Internet access

Didn't John Wayne play Paul Revere in The Battle of Waterloo?

When the Public Rises, We'll Want an Ally in Congress

Poverty sucks and no one is immune from it

Treasure divers find antique ring off Florida Keys

One Tiny Voice

Would you like some tort reform with that? - "Hot Coffee" film trailer, review - HBO tonight 9pm ET

Greenwald: US, Israel Escalate Threats Against Flotilla, Including US Citizens

I don't want to fix the world any more. Is that a good or a bad thing?

If we don't fix this, nothing else we do will matter

If we don't fix this, nothing else we do will matter

Report: Private Contractors Make Up More than 50% of Force in Iraq and Afghanistan

Greece: General strike called for June 28-29

8 year old girl tricked into becoming a suicide bomber...HELLO TSA

Went shopping today because I ran out of a couple of things and my eyes were burning from the prices

David Prosser Probably Had A Very Good Reason For Putting His Hands On A Colleague's Neck - Salon

Battle of Little Bighorn 135 years ago today

I think that the president is making a political mistake

The Road from Clarence Thomas to Harlan Crow Runs Close to Home - LegalSchnauzer

Teen gang charged under lynching law after 'savage attack on 18-year-old student' Carter Strange

Need DUing-- Keith Olbermann show.

NY Times - Gay Marriage: Where’s Mr. Obama?

Bachmann cites wrong John Wayne, praises notorious serial killer

TSA defends their agent? Really? What tone deaf motherfuckers decided to do that?

Happy Birthday Emma

W. was incredibly stupid. Obama is incredibly smart. So why the wars?

An accidentally good question on Free Republic

How large is the homeless population in the USA?

Republican Political Survival Suit

Working people, the elderly and middle class should not make any sacrifices to balance the budget.

Right now in the Gulf of Mexico


Rule of Law and Civilization as we knew it is coming to an end here in Philly:

Teen hurt in sand collapse at Santa Cruz beach - had dug 6 feet deep tunnel

Bernie Sanders to Obama: 'Do Not Yield to Republican Demands' on Taxes, Cuts, Deficit Policy

On what issues do you think Obama has taken a strong, clear, functional position of leadership?

With Extra Points for Rapes...

The Apple II, the TRS-80, and the first IBM PC couldn't do video playback.

Apartment complex to require dog DNA for testing of unscooped poo

Bad Kitty

Muslim woman sues Abercrombie & Fitch over hijab

Nurse's suicide after fatal baby overdose mistake highlights twin tragedies of medical errors

Why Do Working Class People Vote Against Their Economic Interests?

Guardian: Pregnant Women Who Lose Babies Face Murder Charges

Note to ignorant fucks: the gays grow back.

Philadelphia: Teen flash mob attacks pedestrians, several injured

Alien encounters "within twenty years" (6-27-11 Reuters via Guardian)

Bristol Palin says her virginity was stolen.

Know Nothings and the Bloody Monday Riots in Louisville, Ky


Woman who videotaped police--charges dropped!

Pregnant, nude and weeping rape victims hung upside down. Then shot in the head.

Just chang e it to 21st Century and it could be released today!

I fucking HATE loud DJs

I fucking HATE loud DJs

I have a cherry tree in my back yard.

I fucking HATE loud PJs

Life Explained


This song wasn't as good as I'd hoped

It's a dangerous thing when power goes to your head......

I fucking HATE loud ... no, I can't. You can figure out what this was gonna be, right?

Back from a visit to the Twin Cities

I think I have figured out those little flies that go to the middle of the room and make 90 degree

Love this song by Karen Carpenter......I've posted this before...


western yurts

western yurts

Tom Lehrer

A vehicle, a companion, a destination...

Lesbian Spider-Queens of Mars?

I hate when people do this (about email)

PHOTO: "An-ti-ci-PA-tion, anticipation is making me wait, it's keeping me wai-ai-ai-ting..."

Skittles is really going to kick my ass...

Does all Amaretto taste terrible ?

How to avoid an oncoming train...

Should I buy my cat a mouse?

Should I buy my mouse a cat?

YET ANOTHER animated GIF that you will use over and over and over in your GD posts.

Another email rant

Should I buy my cat a hat?

Should I buy my house a cat with a mat and a mouse with a hat?

I don't know what kind of outfit MFM's rehab is running out there, BUT...

True Blood Season 4 Episode 1 - OH MY GAWD!!!!

How To Almost Always Win Rock Paper Scissors

Anyone use Google tasks?

Are there any zamboni experts in the Lounge?

Calling All DU kooks! Please help.

MiddleFingerYoungerBrother revealed his POWERFUL anti-zombie arsenal...right before they ate him.

Men who flaunt flashy cars not the 'marrying kind'

Anyone have a good tuna-macaroni and cheese casserole recipe?

Katharine Hepburn's Connecticut estate on sale for $28 million

Seriously - is anyone watching America's Got Talent at this moment

My thoughts for the season opening of True Blood (episode #1 AND #2 spoilers)

PHOTO: Double Bacon Hamburger w/ "hidden egg center" patty & "onion-bacon center" patty...

heat/computer question

Should I buy my house a mat?

Ohio deputies: Woman sprayed us with breast milk

Deadly bombing in north Nigeria

Which photo do you think looks sillier?

Las Conchas wildfire at 3500+ acres; Lab to be closed Monday

Canada Post promises mail delivery Tuesday

Kyl Defends Taxpayer Subsidies For Richest Oil Companies

Brand names that instantly label the wearer as an asshat...

International Criminal Court Issues Arrest Warrant For Libyan Leader Moammar Gadhafi

What's for dinner?

Salon's 10 Worst Movie Dads Of All Time

Michele Bachmann's had her share of government aid

What is your favorite dip. Mine is Kraft Whipped Philadelphia Cream Cheese and Chives.

Karzai accuses Pakistan of shelling

Death penalty opposition onrise in China

There's a skunk in the house.

If you could be the imaginary lovechild of two people, who would it be?

Federal Judge Rules Indiana Can't Block Planned Parenthood Funding

Women of DU. In case you need a new man - Charlie Sheen is once again single

Jim Sensenbrenner Backs Off Medicare Plan

Ex-Illinois Governor Blagojevich guilty of corruption

Blagojevich jury agrees on 18 counts, verdict to be read

Democrats launch massive ad campaign against Republican Medicare position

Appeal Trial of Amanda Knox Opens in Italy

Russian convicted of betraying Anna Chapman, 9 other spies

Video shows (Bryan) Stow in Dodger Stadium confrontation

Obama shows 'lack of respect' for Colombia: Former US official

Lady Gaga sued over Japan earthquake charity bracelets

Billionaires give big to new 'super PACS'

Anonymous Picks up Slack as LulzSec Calls it Quits

Two groups ask high court to shut down Righthaven in South Carolina

Hey, you DU Lounge Tech Experts, I need your help!!! I'm at my wits end here...

DU Gets it WRONG and dozens of DU people don't bother to check Where John Wayne was from.

Texas Is Pressed to Spare Mexican Citizen on Death Row

Pipe bombs found after La. man wrecks pickup truck

After ruling halted N.J. foreclosures, experts fear deluge of filings

US High Court Strikes Down Arizona Public Political Funding Law

Blagojevich Found Guilty in Corruption Trial (Obama Senate Seat for Financial Benefit)

TSA stands by officers after pat-down of elderly woman in Florida

Supreme Court to look at government regulation of broadcast profanity

Ex-Blackwater Worker Gets Prison for Afghan Killing (30 Months)

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Monday, June 27, 2011

Poof! And just like that, I have a daughter-in-law (dialup warning)

Nuclear power plant flood berm collapses -near Omaha

Citigroup ex-VP arrested in NYC on fraud charges

Democratic Rep. Jay Inslee announces bid for governor (Washington)

Nuclear Plant Leak No Cause for Concern

Obama shifts from consensus to instincts on key calls

Wisconsin Supreme Court sparring must end, Gov. Scott Walker says

TV Products that are actually as good as they say

MST3K bed headboard. WANT.

TSA denies having required a 95-year-old woman to remove diaper

Light bulb moment? Tea Party's Michele Bachmann vows to repeal energy-saving light bulb law

Kagan: SCOTUS Ruling Against Arizona Public Financing Is 'Chutzpah'

L.A. to D.C.: $280 a mile at Northrop Grumman…

Feds Take on Racism in Wisconsin

NH Gov. Lynch Vetoes Voter-ID Bill

Global arrest warrant issued for Qaddafi, son

Congress pays $6.1 million in bonuses (To itself) as it debates spending cuts

(WI) Cosmetology Board to licensees: Continuing education classes no longer needed

San Francisco mulls ban on all pet sales, including goldfish and hamsters

Do you call it a Soda? Or Pop? Or a "Coke"? Breakdown of soft drink names by county;

Hugo Chavez's brother talks of armed struggle

Video Games Defeat California in Supreme Court Battle Over Violent Video Games

Cost of air conditioning for U.S. troops in MidEast more than NASA budget

Cost of air conditioning for U.S. troops in MidEast more than NASA budget

Abu Ghraib Inmates Lose U.S. High Court Bid to Sue Contractors

Locals protest fireworks stands

What commercial product do you use in a way not intended?

GOP Governors Will Help Obama

You have to give credit to Obama. Doing a good job fending off those trying to "Weiner" him!

E.J. Dionne Jr.: Obama’s prudent policy on Afghanistan

Obama shifts from consensus to instincts on key calls

Guardian: Nick Broomfield film casts critical eye on Sarah Palin

Jared Bernstein: The Budget Debate, and What Should Be Obvious

RebuildTheDream = OUR "TeaParty" = FINALLY some ORGANIZATION

Belligerent Un-mind. Please come CAPTION Michele Bachmann!!!

Bernie Sanders now on Senate floor: How did we get here?

This seems appropriate for Michelle Bachmann

Tweety is being a total ASS today on his show

Is Michele Bachmann going to play the "victim" and/or "sexism" card (a la Sarah Palin)

The New Face Of Michele Bachmann.

Wallace Question to Bachmann was a SETUP

Can Bachman win the GOP nomination? I think the TeaNuts are VERY influential on that side. If she

Pelosi undermining Obama on debt talks, sez Ken Duberstein

Federal Judge Rules Indiana Can't Block Planned Parenthood Funding

Bachmann confuses John Wayne with John Wayne Gacy. -- "That's the kind of spirit that I have too"

Here's a very long list of some of the things President Obama has done since January 20, 2009

Here's a very long list of some of the things President Obama has done since January 20, 2009

Fuck you, George W Bush. You are the reason why this country is still suffering in 2011 and beyond

A Small Sampling of Bills House Dems Passed, GOP Senate Blocked Last Session

DADT is gone, huh?

Michele Bachman tells FOX News in 2009 "I don't need government to be successful."

Massachussetts lauches summit on soaring health care costs

Dont forget to watch tonight on HBO Hot Coffee at 9:00PM

I hope Obama watched the 60 Minutes episode tonight on homeless and hungry children

Obama CAN'T move any further right and still win in 2012

Bachmann Says She Would Eliminate Minimum Wage to Spur Growth

Two probes opened into Bradley claim (WI supreme court)

Rep. Nygren knocked off ballot in Hansen recall election (WI)

Finance Minister Says Egypt Wary Of Debts

Levee Saving Flooded US Town From Disaster

Japan's Gargantuan Clean-up Continues

TDPS: Judge Suspended for Requiring Church Attendance as Condition of Bail

WI Governor Scott Walker Budget Signing Protest Green Bay 6.26.11

Community Connections: David Korten

Getting Real about Food & the Future

David Stockman: Ben Bernanke is finished!

Rick Santorum Sings with a Monkey

Thom Hartmann: Are Hacktivists becoming the new journalists?

Lord Monckton on Tour: Bring out your Dead!!!

Debt Ceiling Standoff to Lead to Revolution?

Conversations with Great Minds, pt.1 - Lester Brown - Is the global civilization failing?

Michele Bachmann confuses John Wayne (hero) w/ John Wayne Gacy (serial killer)

EvelJustin: How Serious Are Republicans About the Deficit?

Conversations with Great Minds, pt. 2 - Lester Brown - Is the global civilization failing?

June 26 2011 Las Conchas Fire near Los Alamos

State Department on quest for regime change

Papantonio: Why the Religious Right Loves the Tea Party

Debt Contagion and the Global Economic Collapse

MSNBC w/ Cenk: Walmart 'Too Big To Sue' - Supreme Court

Engdahl: Libya intervention absurd, NATO criminal

Robertson: God Will Destory America Due to Gay Marriage

Mitch McConnell Sells Snake Oil To David Gregory On MTP

Michele Bachmann Refuses To Answer Question About How Some Of Her "Facts" Are Completely Made Up BS!

Miss USA 2011 — Should Math Be Taught In Schools?

TSA Makes 95 Year Old Woman Cancer Patient In Wheelchair Remove Diaper Before Allowed To Board

Obama Admin Warns of Fines and Incarceration for Gaza Aid Flotilla - Democracy NOW!

Polynesian wa'a (canoes) arrive on Oahu from 7 Pacific Island Nations: Epic and historic!

Sarah Palin Takes Credit For 'Quitting' of Washington Nationals Manager

GOP expected to balk at good-news tax bill

Borrowing and spending the GOP way

Neither a picnic nor a Switzerland

Gay Marriage: From Stonewall to Albany

Our ‘Double Bubble’ of Economic Trouble

Orzag: How Wi-Fi Adds to America’s Class Divide

Greek communists storm the Acropolis in bailout protest

Apple, Google, Microsoft Sitting on 58 Billion in Overseas Profits, Blackmailing Us to Avoid Taxes

My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant

Job Jugglers, on the Tightrope

US: Pakistan must show it wants Afghan peace

“A perfectly illegal and dangerous action”

Four Decades of Cruelty and Inhumanity to U.S. Political Prisoners

Iran carves out an AfPak hub

Hybrid share of car market stalls - poor economy, cost slows share from 3.6% to 1.6%

Enough, Again, About 9/11

Capitalizing diversity - Mississippi

Is the US in denial over its $14tn debt?

"Hot Coffee" - Official Documentary Film Trailer

Chris Hedges: Gone With the Papers

Iran To Stage Missile Wargames From Monday

Justice In America: A Tale Of Two Crimes

'Safety Myth’ Left Japan Ripe for Nuclear Crisis

Oil Industry Infiltrates Local Government

Major Antarctica glacier is melting faster

A new way of thinking as sea levels rise

Drumbeat from this weekend and today...

Save Fukushima, Save Our Future - 200 Voices [Kindle Edition]

AP: Population density around (US) nuke plants soars

NPR: Japanese Ask: What Kind Of Changes Do We Want?

TEPCO halts water circulation due to leaks (Again)

City dwellers produce as much CO2 as countryside people do

Water rises near offline nuclear plant

Nuclear regulator visits second Nebraska plant on Missouri

Japan: 35 prefectures to join Softbank's 'natural energy council'

100s Killed, Roads Buried & Crops Failing As Colombia Endures Nearly A Solid Year Of Rain - WP

Oil leaks at Pengrowth facility near Swan Hills

Trap, Neuter, and Release: Bad for Cats, Disaster for Birds

Serengeti road scrapped over wildlife concerns (BBC)

Wildfire Closes Los Alamos Lab

Long-Beaked Common Dolphins In Puget Sound For 1st Time On Record; 3rd Tropical Species In 7 Months

No, the Three Mile Island Accident in 1979 Was Not a Major Cause of US Nuclear Power’s Woes

Those Crazy Koch-Heads Are At It Again.

Does anyone find the show "Swamp Loggers" as profoundly disturbing as I do?

Just saw an ad from 1912 for batteries for electric cars.

U of T Engineers Crack Solar Challenge

Lecture on Population Growth and Resource Consumption

Power From Space to Tackle Fukushima-Like Incidents?

Goverment considers boosting fuel economy requirements to 56 m.p.g. by 2025

Aung San Suu Kyi's idea of freedom offers a radical message for the west

Oldest Shinto Shrine in Japan

San Mateo Woman: Store Fired Me for Wearing Headscarf

Religious conservatives have a problem

Hundreds of thousands back gay pride in Brazil

Turkish gay pride march draws thousands

Toon: We (heart) NY

Michele Bachmann: Constitutional amendment banning gay marriage

Tea Party Nation: Gay teens aren't being bullied, they're receiving "healthy peer pressure"

Debra Loeffelholz, UW Employee Told Not to "Flaunt" Her Gayness, Can Proceed with Suit

I just have to share this ...

Next gay-marriage showdown could be in Minnesota

Christie Says He’s ‘Not a Fan’ of Gay Marriage After New York Passes Bill

Not Anti-Catholic, Just Anti-Harm

Evolving Equality in America

Gay-friendly senior housing, half-century-old idea

Please help unfreep this poll on the NY Gay Marriage Law

Pentagon Confirms New DADT Discharges