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Archives: August 27, 2011

Remember when the repubs downgraded terrorism as a threat

For those in the path of the hurricane, one page with many good links.

KO is exposing the financiers of Islamophobia in the US

Irene's air travel chaos

10 Dirty Jobs That Nobody Wants

Just In Case!

If there is a hit on NYC from the current storm

Police arrest 13 for not leaving Wi. Capitol story & video (RECALL WALKER)

Grover Norquist's List of Pledge Signers

Grover Norquist's List of Pledge Signers

The next big labor brawl: Unions ramping up for showdown over FAA

Michigan names opportunistic douchebag to run new statewide school system

Irene and damage already done

Why is the GOP so against the "sustainability demand" our economy needs?

New Monkey Species Discovered in the Amazon

I'm sorry the President failed you.

Fahrenheit 9/ 11 starting on Current


PUERTO RICO: Chair Of 2004 Dubya Campaign Busted Showing Hole On Grindr

Bookmark this link: Tea Party Timeline and Crib Sheet

Could Irene become the economic stimulus?

Al Gore to Rick Perry: Climate scientists aren't motivated by money

Winds and tornadoes map

Evacuees check in?

Four people, four stages, four stories.

"Don't think Wild West. Think Lord of the Flies." - Rachel on unlimited corporate campaign spending

MLK Jr. Memorial Statue Completed Using Unpaid Chinese Laborers

LATEST NOAA advisory

You should not be on this prior to or during Hurricane Irene:

Let's get this straight; It isn't about me...

Hurricane Irene - Transportation Impacts

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF!

In This Society We Live In: "Nice Guys Finish Last?" Agree or Disagree?

Dammit. I hate stories like this.

Irene's eye has reappeared on IR satellite, the gulp of dry air is done.

Maddow/Engel documentary and thoughts on 9/11 show OK for an 11 year old

Maddow/Engel documentary and thoughts on 9/11 show OK for an 11 year old

The post-Katrina nightmare that JEB and Shrub kept hush hush

Who is your favourite political writer. I like Paul Krugman and Naomi Klein when I find her.

According to Ezra Klein, MSNBC, Pipeline decision NOT made yet.

Ron Paul PWN3D !!! by History

Squirrels hate America ? Sup wit dat ?

Are government contractors immune from Snyder’s ‘shared sacrifice’?

Have the Obamas returned to the WH? Was that supposed to be tonight? nt

Price of a hospital circumcision in the US: $23,000. Other countries: $1200.

Romney is so assiduous he brings hi$ own debt clock to town hall meetings

Perhaps it's time for Boomers to revert back to their teenage dreams, and for us GenXers to follow

Pouring Rain now in Nag's Head. Mark Potter is asking for another earthquake.

Ron Paul endorsed CONSCRIPTION in place of FEMA

"And in the Divine, all of us will know that child's pain... because of you."

Funniest jokes Obama made at the 2011 White House dinner.

Tell me I am being paranoid and the GOP would NEVER sink this low...

Evolution of the Tea Party

Hurricane Bingo!

Hurricane Bingo!

Man jailed for threats over lottery ticket faces deportation

Overwhelming support for down and out father

Fill up tanks, get some cash

2,000,000 homeless kids in America in 2011. Thank you, Wall Street. (Video)

Has anyone ever watched anything like this unfold?

Oceans 14 -- cuando en Mexico

Intriguing passage from a novel I'm reading:

It returns from the Underworld in time for the 9/11 anniversary

You cannot take away your vote twice.

Chaz Bono to appear on Dancing With the Stars? Is this a good thing?

Remember how few people M$Greedia sent to Wisconsin?

Corporations are people too, my friend.

It's my God given right to die in a hurricane.

Why does someone keep posting empty replies in the state forums?

Ok... I will use this bumper sticker

The Handmaid's Tale...

Hey East Coast--- imagine having these two in charge.

This is how they treat Hollywood liberals these days (photo)

7:43am - Hurricane Irene Makes Landfall East of Morehead City, N.C.

Utilities Prepare for Hurricane Irene to Inflict Widespread Power Losses

I support Obama now before it's too late in 2012.

The Nation: State Department Issues Flawed Blessing of Keystone XL

Tar Sands Pipes aren't just for out west- plans to pipe this shit through Vermont and Maine are

That's it, Glenn Beck has Syphilis. How else do you explain his dementia?

New York Times yearns for the passage of more free trade agreements

got any tweet address to follow Irene progress, events?

Hungary and US Diplomats

Gaddafi's African 'mercenaries' leaving Libya

Answers to the Friday Afternoon Challenge!

On MSNBC: Ray Nagin giving Hurracane prep tips.

This week is a first for me.

So can we stop repeating the NATO lie that "protecting civilians" was a priority now?

Nags Head, NC live stream of incoming waves

Fire Season 2011 catches up with 2010 in just 24 hours - wild! (DIAL-UP WARNING)

STEVE JOBS PHOTO IS A FAKE. TMZ is not a reliable news agency so don't buy their photoshop mess.

The pledge of allegiance

ECO-Terrorism is real

36 Pakistani soldiers killed

baby Luke Russett is a weather man now?

OK so what's that building in the Caribbean sea and is this heading

People riding out the storm in hotels are going to have fun because

Stratford, Oxford, or someone else

Was Gaddafi in convoy that crossed into Algeria?

PG&E's $2.2 billion pipeline plan triggers outrage

Who is this dude on MSNBC and why is he inside a tunnel?

Diversionary Hurricane Day Humor: "I'm Comic Sans, Asshole."

Diversionary Hurricane Day Humor: "I'm Comic Sans, Asshole."

Perry bills feds $349M for illegal immigrants

Day Of The Voting Dead: Perry Re-Elected Despite 'Dead Peasant' Insurance Scheme

NRC faults Entergy for radioactivity leak inside Waterford 3 plant in 2009

With Respect To This Hurricane - What Will The Repugs Blame Obama For?.....

Help Me Our Here! Re: the Banksters ripping off the rest of us, creating financial meltdown.

Rhee-Considered! New York Scraps $2.1 Million Contract With Murdoch Education Affiliate Wireless Gen

Mayor Bloomberg is impressive

Not so Curious George versus Obama

Perry's budget men suggested they could be persuaded for the cost of a pair of shoes...

Perry's budget men suggested they could be persuaded for the cost of a pair of shoes...

Wildfire near Yosemite Blackens 3,000 acres

Surf's up

NBC Sports: Rick’s Cafe: Has The Star-Spangled Banner jumped the shark?

1910-1920 installed water pipes break in Salt Lake City

Hampton Roads (VA) Bridge-Tunnel is closing in 5 minutes

Irene's down to a Cat 1

Hurricane Hype followed by Hurricane Insanity leads to hurricane death.

Tweets from Hurricane Irene:

Bob Marley, the poet laureate of oppressed people around the world calls it "Mental slavery"

Here we go again...

Half of hospitals buy back-door drugs, new survey shows

NOAA advisory 29

If this were a political cartoon


North Carolina Hurricane News Updates

Pic of Bogue Inlet Pier, Atlantic Beach,NC (other pics too)

Perhaps some movement on the Kelly (UK) front?

Would you rather MSNBC be following Irene closely, or is your

Amazing interactive radar

So stupid reporters on a beach are telling people not to be on the beach! Classic!!

You guys keep asking for the govt to create jobs.

MSNBC reports three people dead in north carolina so far

Tea Party Tiger

I am no longer excited by the sensationalized weather reporting. I need more

The famously 24/7/365 Fifth Avenue Apple Store will be closed on Saturday and Sunday.

I'm glad we're having a hurricane because I wasn't able to get much looting done after the earthquak

I'm glad we're having a hurricane because I wasn't able to get much looting done after the earthquak

WOW. Double WOW WOW. I have NEVER dreamt such a thing was possible.

Best pic of Irene I've seen yet...she is one big storm

Isn't it odd?

Isn't it odd?

My favorite picture of the hurricane

"A Nation That Continues to Spend More Money on Military Defense.."

As my fellow countrymen brace for the impact of Irene I want to remind everyone....

Lock up your kids, Luke Russert has his raincoat on

History Continues To Prove Republicans Wrong

Shocker: Anti-Gay GOP State Senator Caught With His Pics on Gay Hook Up Site

OMG - WTF - MSNBC has pre-empted "Lockup"! What's a fan of tattooed sociopaths to do?

Constituents Jeer Rep. Dan Lungren’s Support Of Bush Tax Cuts For The Rich

With props to happyhippychick, Luke Russert is now known as SPONGELUKE VILLAGERPANTS!

Zuma needs a democratic Zimbabwe to gain credibility over Libya

Chrispy Creme (A-Hole, NJ) just thanked Obama for federal funds

Newt Gingrich's group American Solutions closes (Politico ... yeah, I know)

Some fear post-revolution Libya may look like Iraq

Dems achieve parity with GOP in key polling area.

Dems achieve parity with GOP in key polling area.

Welfare as They Know It

(Utah AG Mark) Shurtleff, evangelicals praise Obama deportation policy, blast tea party

I think (hope) we can do better than this in 2011

Facts? We don't need no stinkin' facts. We're Fox "News".

The Weather Channel is as always

Anyone wanting to listen to Max Keiser's show? Listen here.

Lizz WInstead on a roll tweeting NYC Hurricane jokes.

"Wild Bill for America" douchebag

Interesting take on Progressivism

If I were a US Congress critter, the last thing I'd be doing is bitching about my salary

What a difference...Just watched the brief snip of the FEMA team mtg. with the President.

Republicans to Democrats: Stop 'lies' and 'scare tactics'

In which we are treated to a schooling of MoFo GOODHAIR re: evolution by Richard DAWKINS

Goodnight "Eye-reen" - photos of the storm

I'm just SICK AND TIRED of these overpaid federal workers

Guest Lineups For The Sunday TV News Shows

Anyone else think Luke Russert looks like Sponge Bob Squarepants?

"Three Things That Must Happen for Us to Rise Up and Defeat the Corporatocracy"

Yuck... 'Hurricane Irene Could Be a Toxic Shitstorm In the Gowanus Canal' - NewYorkMag


2.3 million people evacuated ahead of Irene.

Jeez, Irene is a HUGE storm the outermost rain bands are already in New England.

Why not to go to Law School (video)

The Heart of the Matter.

U.S. oil-spill ruling pleases plaintiff lawyers

oh no, they killed Kenny...again

The Politics of Poverty...........At the Mercy of the Corporate State

Is it typical to have tornado warnings along with...


Woman's Erotic Dancing Forces Flight to Turn Back to Russia

New oil-drilling leases for Gulf of Mexico

Qaddafi’s Supposedly Long-Dead Daughter Apparently Not Dead

Christe may be a slimy ass....

What the hell is **wrong** with Obama???????

What the hell is **wrong** with Obama???????

Rick McKee -- you are NO Mike Luckovich

Class Warfare: School for Witch Burners

The GOP’s Mythical Jobs Agenda

Eric "No, You-" Cantor remembers his inhumanity on public disasters | Countdown video

Broad School Grad Leaves Kansas City MO Schools in a Lurch

FEMA advises avoiding weed before shopping for emergency groceries

New Bern is under curfew (this is where I have property)

Is Chris Christie the only politician working this week-end?

Have you ever had to stay in a storm shelter?

Does Johnny DuPree have a snowball's chance in hell of being elected governor of Mississippi?

Kudos to the Coast Guard for a small act that might have gone unoticed.

Austerity: Why Capitalism Is Choosing Plan B

BorowitzReport Andy Borowitz - on Irene

Maryland area storm numbers

"Tiles for America" in NYC are being taken down for the 1st time since 9/11.

Libya crisis: Profile of NTC Chair Mustafa Abdul Jalil

Anti-gay Puerto Rican senator accused of posting naked pics on gay social app

Poll suggests Americans starting to blame GOP for gridlock

Secrecy, Leaks, and the Real Criminals by Glenn Greenwald

Drowning Government in a Hurricane (Why Wait for a Bathtub?)

Good news: "Young man, The firm has decided to promote you to Vice President."

Who will the GOP blame for Irene's downgrade from a category 2 to a category 1?

About Eric Cantor and his remarks about aid for folks in the hurricane...from his website:

Bush 9/11 interview on NatGeo tomorrow

They are expecting historic storm surge


Take Action: Call on NY1 to investigate the status of the “contingency plan” for Rikers Island

Fatalities up to four in NC

(Ne.) State not enforcing campaign limits

State Department endorses oil sands pipeline

RIP, Stetson Kennedy, civil rights activist.

Steve Jobs is very very ill.

Oakland man sentenced to life for journalist's murder

Any experience here with Paintless Dent Removal? (auto hail damage)

he hype over Hurricane Irene is overblown, predicts the CEO of Advanced Forecasting Corporation.

Allow me to re-write this tragic story as though I were a tea partier:

Al-Qaida's No. 2 reported killed by US in Pakistan again.

Al-Qaida's No. 2 reported killed by US in Pakistan again.

Al-Qaida's No. 2 reported killed by US in Pakistan again.

Remembering Allison

Who Did Luke Raincoat Russert Piss Off at MSNBC

FEMA advises people to prepare for human interaction during storm.

Rick Perry prays for rain in Texas. Related: East coast gets hurricane

Official NHC 5 PM EDT discussion of Hurricane Irene

Vietnam: Toxic Legacy - Agent Orange

Can an athiest become a Christian?

Chemical Industry Rewrites Environmental Textbooks

Classified Coalition Forces List of Iraqi Detainees with Photos

Is there anything that Obama could do that would get your dander up?

Locked up and left behind: New York's prisoners and Hurricane Irene

Many Rockaway Residents Ignore Warnings and Stay Put

Many Rockaway Residents Ignore Warnings and Stay Put

Mosquitoes 'disappearing' in some parts of Africa

Sign the pledge!

Ron Paul rejects FEMA role in hurricane response -- "we should be like 1900"

I know we do the same thing but I still have a hard time imagining humans are capable of this

Lest We Forget: On this day in 1950, President Harry Truman seized control of the nation's railroads

Heritage Foundation

CNN: Dumbest reporter ever? [pic]

here is some good news

More dangerous: wolf, or wolf in sheep's clothing?

Five-year-old girl abducted from her bed and assaulted in Springfield, VA

Five-year-old girl abducted from her bed and assaulted in Springfield, VA


Goo goo g'joob! Freepers agree John Bolton would be a MUCH better V.P. for Palin than Rick Perry.

Goo goo g'joob! Freepers agree John Bolton would be a MUCH better V.P. for Palin than Rick Perry.

Bloom cuts NYC elevators so you can't get stuck in one with Steve Jobs :p

Tea Party Congressman: This job is STUPID, it's totally lame, and I ONLY make six figures

AT&T adds 'minimum use' fee for those who don't use long distance

WEBCAM EATEN BY HURRICANE: PETA Dog park webcam -- Irene in Norfolk, VA

Judge bans company from fundraising in Iowa

A personal observation on the storms since oh Katrina

Second landfall predicted to be around Breezy Point, then Queens, then Brooklyn . . .

Congressman Chabot, the cellphone never blinks: Phillip Morris

The usual/same creeps behind MoFo GOODHAIR: Swiftbots, fatcat fundies, ties to DeLay& Abramoff, etc.

Not so super Nova

How many TV newscasters have you seen today asshole deep in

Who pays the property taxes on forclosed property?

Wisconsin Republicans and Gov. Walker to hold Rally in West Allis

D.C. Runs Out Of Sandbags

D.C. Runs Out Of Sandbags

Can I take 10-year old Xanax - will it still work?

HUGE... Latest NOAA Photo Of Irene...


What if we had a crime witness strike of sorts. We refuse to cooperate

What if we had a crime witness strike of sorts. We refuse to cooperate

The Difference 25 Years Make in Medicine...

Gov. Patrick [MA] proposes rainy day fund ... deposit

Sign this petitition

The Reverend Martin Luther King gave as speech about WAR....

Bloomberg says epicenter of storm expected to strike east of the five boroughs

OMFG Brian (I never work on Saturdays) WIlliams is hosting

Iconic Pic For This Storm...

NYC Should have a Flood Barrier

A site to track the storm

Flas flood warning for san Diego ca

Best places to watch Hurricane coverage online - live streams

Obama approves oil pipeline from Alberta tar sands to Texas coast

Vermont towns vote to arrest Bush and Cheney

College picks 'America the Beautiful' over Star-Spangled Banner

Criticize Obama all you want, but here's the line in the sand.

Pets in storm shelters: NYC does the right thing

World's oldest person marks 115th birthday in U.S.

A cautionary note about Hurricane strength...

Answer me this: the teabaggers keep bragging they want to take this country back. From who?

Obama Counting on Environmentalists Not Having Any Place to Go in 2012


US street sign prank warns of 'rogue panda'

Despite all the mockery here, there's an INDISPUTABLE logic behind Teabaggers' belief in Creationism

Eye of Irene 10 miles South of my 79 year old Dad's house right now!

Eye of Irene 10 miles South of my 79 year old Dad's house right now!

From Reddit: A truly horrific story of abuse at a religious youth "boot camp"

Cruel Conservatives

Since this restaurant in Montauk is closed, it can't be good.

PHOTO of the DAY (JAPAN) Dial up warning

BWAHA-hardy-effin-HA! Sean "MTV Real World Douchebag" Duffy (R-WI) "not allowed" in Labor Day parade

i love ny

Just drove from Chicago to Conn. Dozens of utility trucks are heading east (dial-up warning)

Just drove from Chicago to Conn. Dozens of utility trucks are heading east (dial-up warning)

Before Hurricane Irene Hits, Cruise Ship Scrambles To Leave New York Harbor

MD/DC area storm update:

Bush fiddled while New Orleans drowned---Obama at FEMA Headquarters

This is exciting: Possible breakthrough in Lou Gehrig's disease

Jack Layton's state funeral

Anyone in NY/NJ- Cd you recommend radio stations for news.

I think people are waking up...

Breathtaking....Garrison Keillor's 2004 "We’re Not in Lake Wobegon Anymore" is as profoundly

Just got back from shelter duty in NYC

It is HOT in Texas. 11:15 pm and it is HOT! 3+ months of this and it is miserable!

A new warning from FEMA about Irene:

Rikers Island Prisoners Left Behind to Face Irene

Why do Republicans, and especially the teabagger variety, always want to go backwards?

(On this day) W. E. B. DuBois Dies in Ghana; Negro Leader and Author, 95

CIA’s Bay of Pigs foreign policy laid bare

what is your "pony"

I was on the verge of posting all the awful things the freepers are saying about Jack Layton,

"Bottom fifty percent pay no taxes"

Some small business owners in MI say lawmakers no longer welcome

REPORT: $42 Million From Seven Foundations Helped Fuel The Rise Of Islamophobia In America

Nuclear Reactors on East Coast Brace for Hurricane Irene's Wrath

Just sitting here... waiting... waiting for Geraldo

Irene 1...surfer 0

Japan's Cesium Leak Equal to 168 '45 A-Bombs

The End of the Nuclear Era? Not So Fast …

All quiet on Long Island

"He who slings mud generally loses ground."

In Case You Missed This... 'Obama’s Team Is Blowing It' - Michael Tomasky/DailyBeast

Some younger DUers are unaware of what baby boomers were taught about homosexuality.

President Obama at FEMA Headquarters - pics

Obama Vows to End Homelessness in Ten Years Time

Remembering Jeanne, Frances, and Charlie in 2004. All 3 hit us in a 6 week period.

Man in chicken suit attacked (remember the radio show Chickenman from the 70's?)

Wisconsin: GOP Pols told they're not welcome at Wausau Labor Day Parade

Trumka taking back the Democratic Party from the bottom up

GOP Congressmen Put Constituents Who Asked Tough Questions On A ‘Watch List’

PICS of Irene (thus far): a very good series by CNN

Back to the dark ages

NPR: Super Committee Rep: No Bush Tax Cut Rollback but Payroll Tax increase is "on the table".

Were You Born On The Wrong Continent?

Can't support Obama in 2012? OK. What's your plan, then?

Let's anatomize defenders and critics

Grand Central Station picture

Hey west coasters, do you ever get earthquake/hurricane double whammy combos?

Unions Take the Lead

Ron Paul: anti-woman, anti-gay, anti-black, anti-senior-citizen, anti-equality and anti-education...

Golem Turns on its GOP Masters

At 20, Linux is invisible, ubiquitous (CNN)

Tim Russert's entitled child looks like a fucking yellow lollipop

Hurricane Irene: Why hurricane hyperbole never goes out of style

When Bohener and Pelosi First Met

A single Mike Thompson toon covers a variety of topics and riles the crazies

Movie review: the essential truth of "Sarah's Key."

About that media hype - Irene hasn't played out yet, and

PBS Documentary - Clearing the Smoke: The Science of Cannabis (cancer treatment)


Oil Drilling Approved in Arctic Waters

Qatari flag flew over Qaddafi palace at Bab-Al-Aziziya before being removed for pictures.

WTF ??? - 'Rikers Island Prisoners Left Behind to Face Irene' - MoJo

To All DU Readers Who Have Never Experienced a Major Hurricane, Just Trying to Help

How y'all doing in NC? Elsewhere? Everyone okay? nt


Hey - There's tornados inside those friggin things..!

This is the first US hurricane landfall since Obama became

Hurricane Irene's Stupidest Weatherman

5 Reasons Progressives Should Treat Ron Paul with Extreme Caution

Brian William Ask If LaGuardia and Penn Station...

Wake up...

Obama could singlehandedly stop "the world's most destructive project."

Flooding in North Carolina - photos of what a Cat 1 hurricane can do

In Gov. Rick Perry's Texas, Formula 1 Racing Is More Of A Priority Than Education

Burglar's family awarded $300,000 in wrongful death suit

Orwellian Irony a la Alice's Rabbit Hole = New War Rationale: ‘Protect Civilians’

Bloomberg presser: Con Ed killing power to lower east, Coney Island & the Rockaways

My boyfriend's racist best friend... a dilemma.

How Chase Ruined Lives of People Who Paid Off Their Mortgages - NakedCapitalism

Insight into one of DU's most loved/hated personalities, Glenn Greenwald

Connecticut DU check in, please.

Here it is DUers, Marta & I are running for the public offices of....

Self-defense should be promoted as a remedy against school bullying

Why is it moral for NATO to be bombing SIRTE after rebels have taken over?? Protecting who??

Prison Slave Labor, Victimless Crime Legislation, & the Prison-Industrial Complex

This is a prime example why right wingers are right now and always have been full of shit

Dawkins DESTROYS Perry on Evolution

So you think Black Sabbath's "Never Say Die" is a craaap album...listen to this...

Blah Blah Blah!

Law of Unintended Consequences


Post something heartfelt about an animal/pet right here:

A couple of the neighbors cats now think they own my yard...

Anti Jokes...

Has anyone seen GoddessOfGuinness around recently?

Do you tip a professional painter when they are fnished?

What was the best brainstorm you ever got caught in? We were at a wedding at a cottage and

Ponyati (comic)

My first firefly . . .

White on White

Corgi bowling

Jerry Lee Lewis — "Goodnight Irene"

Goodnight Julia

Infinity pool

You cannot take away your vote twice.

Criminal misuse of quote marks

Criminal misuse of quote marks

Live the alpaca lifestyle

"What's with all the screaming?" -- very funny song

OK, I'm tired and have had a couple drinks so...

Is it just me, or is there a fine line between being a hard-core baking enthusiast...



Out here on the perimeter there are no stars...

A shout out to my nieces and nephews...

Flaming raccoon starts grass fire (punchline is in the last two words)

Lounge Musicians: Let Us Now Praise Vox Amplifiers

Sexy Sax Man Careless Whisper Prank (funny)

Your FAVORITE restaurant operated by a former Bush Administration member?

The 8 Most Ill-Conceived Product Names of All-Time

Wow, there's a lot of weirdness going on in this photo:

For something new and different - post something weird about hurricanes.

SRV - 21 years ago today

"If the rain comes, they run and hide their heads..."


Critical thinking means you have to read between the slats

I've got a new show on today at 3PM East Coast time

Any experience here with Paintless Dent Removal? (auto hail damage)

DU improvement committee

not my responsibility

Once again, DU's Diligent Hurricane Watcher has failed to keep us updated...

I love NYC

Any DU Small BIZ Owners Use Groupon and Have....

please delete/ignore

Post No Bills

Can you find out who has been checking out your Facebook page?

Post your DERP FACE.

Need some TV advice (the device, not the content!)

New Englanders: What did you do to prepare for Irene?

What is your favourite time of year and why. I love fall, around the second week of October.

kitty takes on dog

A mother's work is never done

A most excellent find

Has anyone else gone through this?

Storm Storm Storm, Blah Blah Blah... I'm watching "Chopped", what are you all doin?

A horrible video parody. A truly terrible video.

I'm tired of "hunkering" down.

what happened? no battlestar galactica on bbc

I was 5...

Doctor, doctor, give me the news...

Are there any technical writers here? Or maybe people who know about the field?

Is Google suddenly fighting you when you try to use it? When I'm sussing something

All for one, and one for all - 3 muskateers

Off to get some Chinese food in a bit. What you suggest?

well hidden

How do you like your snake?

Shit my students write

It's that magical time again - I turn 49 today!

Bird with stained glass wings in Tasmania

PHOTO: "Put down the phone and GET OUT! The MEOWs are coming from INSIDE THE HOUSE..."

The last firefly...

I am no longer excited by the sensationalized weather reporting. I need more

WOW. Double WOW WOW. I have NEVER dreamt such a thing was possible.

Stuff I used to do:

Officials colluded in Uraba land theft: Investigator

French Socialists fear the return of Dominique Strauss-Kahn

Vaccine Cleared Again as Autism Culprit

(Walter Reed, Bethesda) Two military medical icons become one

Approaching Hurricane Forces Widespread Air, Train Cancellations (NYC Airports Closed Noon Sat.)

Federal review blasts “constitutional violations” in Miami jail system

Arizona tomato firm fined for hiring illegal workers

Suicide attack kills 18 at U.N. compound in Nigeria

A green house: Unity College builds country’s first Passive-House residence hall

Hurricane-force winds hit coast as Irene soaks NC

Glenn Mulcaire names News of the World staff behind phone hacking-Private investigator passes names

Poll suggests Americans starting to blame GOP for gridlock

GOP Congressmen Put Constituents Who Asked Tough Questions On A ‘Watch List’

Obama declares emergency for New York in anticipation of Irene

Locked up and left behind: New York's prisoners and Hurricane Irene

Hurricane Irene makes landfall in N.C.

5 Afghan Civilians, 1 NATO Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

Syria moves to halt spread of unrest into central Damascus

Suicide attack hits Algerian military academy, 18 killed

Iran Calls on Syria to Recognize Citizens’ Demands

Libyan Rebels Pursue Qaddafi Loyalists Believed to Be Hiding in Beni Walid

CIA’s Bay of Pigs foreign policy laid bare

C.I.A. Demands Cuts in Book(by FBI Agent Ali Soufan) About 9/11 and Terror Fight

Former Argentinian president denies arms smuggling

(UK chancellor) George Osborne warns tax cheats: 'I will find you and your money'

Hospital can continue to medicate Loughner

Chairman Liebman Departs NLRB As Third Term Ends; Member Pearce Designated New Chairman

Hurricane Irene set to bleed FEMA, inflame budget scrap in Congress

Perry’s travel, security costs will stay secret until after 2012

Jack Layton's 'passion, civility' honoured at funeral (Cdn opposition leader)

Dem bill aims to save state, local workers

Militants From Afghanistan Attack Pakistani Posts

New York Scraps $27 Million Contract With Murdoch Education Affiliate Wireless Generation

Santorum: GOP not 'anti-science'

HRC's Solmonese to Step Down, Sources Say No Replacement Has Been Selected

MLK Jr. Memorial Statue Completed Using Unpaid Chinese Laborers

US official: Al-Qaida's No. 2 killed in Pakistan

Typhoon-triggered landslides kill 6 in Philippines

Arrest warrant issued for Javaris Crittenton in drive-by killing of mother of four

State Supreme Court to decide racial data case

Obama officials back oil pipeline from Canada

'Mass Grave' Found In Libya After Massacre

Doctors in bid for Kelly inquest (UK)

Bachmann says she'd consider minimum wage changes

Strip Club ‘Pole Tax’ Is Upheld in Texas

Bachmann: US ‘king daddy dogs’ in energy resources, but environmentalists locking them up

Disney factory faces probe into sweatshop suicide claims

'What am I going to do?' NYC subways ordered shut

'Klan buster' Stetson Kennedy dies at 94 in Fla.

APNewsBreak: Perry bills feds for housing illegals

APNewsBreak: Perry bills feds for housing illegals

Gaddafi's African 'mercenaries' leaving Libya

If the Gov't is shut down for Irene, could Obama make some recess appointments?

AP-GfK Poll: 87% in US disapprove of Congress

Potential cost of Hurricane Irene... 4-5 Billion... Current cost of the conflict in Libya.... 1.2B

What the GOP Has Accomplished

Contessa Brewer OUT at MSNBC

Former NASA boss Mike Griffin says no new rocket until a new president

President Obama briefed on Hurricane Irene

Here we go FIX NOISE bashing Obama on the Irene hurricane

Am looking for a list of Obama proposals to the 112th Congress, that have been

Am looking for a list of Obama proposals to the 112th Congress, that have been

Huntsman Set To Unveil Jobs Plan Next Week, Leapfrogs Romney, Obama

MLK National Monument Inspires Calls to Continue Civil Rights Leader’s Work to End Poverty and War

"Poll suggests Americans starting to blame GOP for gridlock"

President Obama visits FEMA command center for storm update

8/27/1964: Democratic convention nominated Johnson and Humphrey, who would win election in landslide

More Obama duplicity: Ted Stevens vs Don Seigleman

Hurricane Irene barrels toward New York -- will Republicans blame Obama?

Division disguised as debate...

In new poll, Ron Paul rates with front-runners Romney and Perry

Rick Perry signs anti-abortion pledge

Independents Finally Getting Fed Up

"we can’t spend our time focused on alternate’s time to let go of the fairy tales"

Mis-titled article leads to misfire.

Just got a Call from the Obama Campaign

Our President is doing his job. What a refreshing change.

Did you vote in the election of 1996?

President Obama = The Anti-Bush (Photos)

Jesse Jackson: "Tea Party is not new . . . just a new name for the old game."

Last Straw for Mr. Cool

Hurricanes 101 (National Geographic)

Dogs Kill More Than Terrorists

Jarvis - Running The World

Weekly Address: Coming Together to Remember

V for Vendetta Crash the Banksters Buy Silver

Countdown with Keith Olbermann- Securing the Safety Net,with Bernie Sanders

TYT: Insane Gabrielle Giffords Challenger

Countdown with Keith Olbermann - Worst Persons

NBC from 8/23/11- check this out at the 2:38 mark - automatic weapon + LOOK AT ME = near miss

Channel 4 News: Horror in Abu Salim (Libya) (PBS NewsHour edited the more graphic parts out)

Pat Robertson: Crack In Washington Monument A Sign From God

Peaceful Activist Is Banned By Austin Mayor For Stating His Name

Max Keiser - Downgrade US debt for Wall Street bankers !

Young Turks: Rick Perry Life Insurance Scheme w/ Texas Teachers

Max Keiser - World is witnessing financial WWIII

Countdown With Keith Olbermann: John Dean on Dick Cheney's memoir 'In My Time'

Bill McKibben: Why I Spent 2 Days in Jail Protesting the Keystone XL Tar Sands Oil Pipeline

Bye-bye Gaddafi, Welcome Al-Qaeda?

Crowd jeers Lungren support for tax cut for rich until he almost leaves

False Prophet Beck: Hurricane Irene Is A Blessing

Little Girl Schools Fox Guest For "Beat Your Kids" Jerk on Hannity


Women Masturbating Evil - Christian Right Group

A Different Kind of Texan (Wright in New Yorker re: Perry)

Gadaffi Found Hiding in Condi's Condo

Jake moves to Ohio and his graduation photos arrive

Jake flies around the gulf coast

Rick Perry’s Texas Delusion

A smaller America could be a stronger America

The U.S. Needs a National Jobs Policy, Not More Cheap Money by Fed: View

Human rights irony for the US and Arab world

Fear, Inc. The Roots of the Islamophobia Network in America

Indian Parliament affirms anti-graft proposals

King's Eloquence Goes Far Beyond "I Have A Dream"

Equal Rites Awards/ Ellen Goodman

CIA’s Bay of Pigs foreign policy laid bare

UNHCR concerned as sub-Saharan Africans targeted in Libya

3 Things That Must Happen for Us To Rise Up and Defeat the Corporatocracy

World Facing 50% Danger of Another Recession, Nobel Laureate Spence Says

Patriot Acts: Narratives of Post-9/11 Injustice

Prosser admits touching Bradley's neck; she says she suffered no harm

Why 401(k) plans will fall short for most Americans

Examining a Labor Hero’s Death (Joe Hill)

Talking with Thom (Hartmann)

Progressives, Treat Ron Paul with Extreme Caution - 'Cuddly' Libertarian Has Some Very Dark Politics

"We’re Not in Lake Wobegon Anymore" - Garrison Keillor from 8/26/04

Panetta should be FIRED for threat to military retirement

Few African leaders show up for famine summit

Can This Man Save the Planet? WSJ profiles Greenpeace executive director Kumi Naidoo

Greece 'to export solar power to Germany'

Romney says would not put limits on emissions

Microporous polymer material for supercapacitors, advances in energy & power density and cycle life

Jim Inhofe backs Rick Perry over 'mushy' Mitt Romney

Emerging powers press rich world on CO2 cuts

National Snow and Ice Data Center arctic sea ice extent graph

National Snow and Ice Data Center arctic sea ice extent graph

House Republicans Seek to Remove U.S. Funding for UN Climate Efforts

Time to Start Work on a Panic Button? (Geoengineering plans)

Strange Bedfellows Back Bill Using Mortgages to Spur Energy Retrofits

PCI: Will Natural Gas Fuel America in the 21st Century?

Will Germany Become First Nation with a Hydrogen Economy?

Tequila plant could fuel vehicles and help reduce emissions

Al Gore to Rick Perry: Climate scientists aren't motivated by money