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Archives: August 28, 2011

New Look for Perry?

Wake up. DU!

Downtown Annapolis will probably flood once again

Watching news, reading thru Du, is there any place where what's going on is

Sunday Talk Shows

GOP pols told they're not welcome at Wausau Labor Day parade

Breaking - tornado watch for New York city

First economic collapse, now donut violence: It's all gone wrong in Greece

Minor earthquake near Albany, NY. Dam inspection ordered.

Nuclear plants in Hurricane Irene’s path

Why all the foofooraw about Irene is a Very Good Thing.

Skinner bitches to the West Coasters about a little earthquake

Skinner bitches to the West Coasters about a little earthquake

Economist front page

Hilarious GEICO ad with singing parrot and keyboard-playing dog...

Hurricane Irene Will Make 2011 a Record Disaster Year

SF: Mayoral candidate arrested in 1992 for shoplifting.

on the coverage

Kiskadee Russert is on now n/t

Self delete - missed the Hipchick post

Amtrak closed tomorrow from Jacksonville, FL north and Toledo Oh east

I keep thinking that by evacuating everyone

WABC tweet: NYC hotels shutting down ac's and elevators

Oh lordly, that is a SLOW MOVING and LARGE storm

Alaska to appeal polar bear endangered ruling

Obama Faces Trouble With Key Voters Ahead Of 2012: Poll

Ironic... Apparently We May Have To Bail Out Wall Street Again... This Time Literally...

A lone Tomb Sentinel

Irene is in Norfolk

Bloomberg Presser Notes (Addresses Rikers)

History International did a two-fer tonight!

I really like Chris Jansing.

Prepare for whiplash as this storm makes believers of federal assistance.

Prepare for whiplash as this storm makes believers of federal assistance.

Prepare for whiplash as this storm makes believers of federal assistance.

I won't be needing it anymore.

"last call"

Cognoscenti of their own bamboozlement

Irene remains a CAT 1 is down...

Eight sellout administrations in a row, starting with Reagan...

'meet the press' warning

Hey, does this look like Irene is breaking up? 10:09 EST

LAT: After the hospital, a haven for homeless patients to recuperate

LAT: After the hospital, a haven for homeless patients to recuperate

Mission: Infiltrate Liberal Websites and pose as disaffected liberals with liberal-sounding username

I'm Not Convinced...

I don't think I've seen that before...

Mission: Infiltrate liberal web sites and pose as unquestioning, hard-line Obama supporters who...

Mexican snobs beat, insult cop, raise debate

NYC now on tornado watch


Hurricane To-Do List: New York v. The World

Bloomberg is impressing me. This is leadership.

WALL STREET.....Are They Going To Be........

The WunderMap I'm looking at appears that this hurricane is moving

Checking in from DC: constant but not heavy rain, 20-knot winds (+ shelter contact info)

Hey Eric Cantor, here is an update on the hurricane you might want to address

LAT: An artist's incendiary painting is his bank statement

Official 11 PM EDT forecast discussion from National Hurricane Center

Perry Says He Hasn’t ‘Backed Off Anything’ In His Book, Still Thinks Social Security Is

OK I give up. I'm doomed and I know it.

Daily Mail photos of NY prep and Irene's destruction as well as sidebar about Beck

and now they are finally adresing the structural

Dam Failure Threat in St. Mary's County

Roof collapse in Georgetown

I wonder if NY will get the help it needs to recover faster than places after Katrina?

The Affordable Prayer act of 2011..

The Affordable Prayer act of 2011..


Is this what we want for president?

The Hitler Channel is showing Mega Hurricane in NYC

Can't vouch for this Tweet photo... Times Square Station

Glenn Beck Affiliation Leads to Calls for Boycott of Christian TV's TBN

Protestors greet ‘publicity hound’ Ariz. sheriff: ‘Go home, Joe!’

DC Fire/EMS is no longer reporting tree falls due to volume

MSNBC reports right now that power in VA might be off

Obama apologizes to Tea Party Voters

Irene vs Katrina: why electing people who hate government leads to bad government

535,000 without power in Atlantic County. They are getting slammed.

BREAKING-Perry Says He Hasn’t ‘Backed Off Anything’ In His Bk-Social Security Still Unconstitutional

Atlantic City Electric officials say flooding could force them to shut off power to barrier islands

Atlantic City Electric officials say flooding could force them to shut off power to barrier islands

Several Democrats attack State. Dept. pipeline finding

Hurricane hunter program could face budget cuts; Fla. congresswoman says Irene shows need

If I were a crossroads gps troll I would pretend to be a centrist thirdway supporter

I keep trying to fall asleep, only to hear about another Tornado Warning on the TV

New York City Evacuation Zones

There is No Longer a Shred of Doubt. Jonathan Kay Outright Lied.

Current and PREDICTED path

Greece may export solar energy to Germany

World's most dangerous job.. Al Queda #2 man..(we got another one)

CO Dems See Proprosed Redistricting to Unseat Coffman

CO Dems See Proprosed Redistricting to Unseat Coffman

Uh oh... St. Mary's Lake, Md... CODE RED... Dam may break...

Cheney: Bush Authorized Leak on Iraq

The GLOP party.

Size matters

Hurricane Irene knocked a nuclear reactor offline at Calvert Cliffs Read more: http://www.abc2news.

Can Anyone Here Explain why Jonathan Kay Outright Lied?

Tornado Warning For Parts of NYC

Have the cast of Jersey Shore been moved to safety?

Bird survives rough ride through Hurricane Irene

Good running text commentary on Irene on BBC World News

Holy mother of all that is holy. Photo of Irene converging on North Carolina.

CNN: Irene makes second landfall near Little Egg Inlet, New Jersey, at around 5:30 a.m.

Watching Seven Days in May...

Every TV station has someone standing in the rain telling us it's raining

Tbag folks must be mad as heck: Govt Handling Of Irene

Live Times Square Cam ......

Anybody here from Bound Brook (NJ) or environs?

Does America need a renaissance now that it is over 200 years old? You know a culture can

Every Puke that asks for disaster relief is a hypocrite.

Well, I just lost electricity (SE Conn.)

REPUBLICAN SENATOR Roberto Arango busted Rep Wiener style.

Is this what Republicans want for health care????

Pak court orders confiscation of Musharraf's assets

Boaters Rescued Trying to Outrun Irene. And they have a cat. Even if you

Hurricane Irene silences the noisiest bar in New York

So all the other main weather people in the media are out in full force and

I was on the phone with my sister in Binghamton

Ruling may broaden insurance plans' coverage for mental illness

Usain Bolt false starts in the 100m at the World Champs at Korea

Can someone post a pic of Russert in his yellow coat?

Glittering Rage

Families in modern Ireland skip food to pay the mortgage - 70pc support debt forgiveness

If you are in the path of the hurricane and still online reading this....

a quote from darth cheney on the killing of osama bin laden...p.s...fuck you cheney

Made it through the night

CNN: Hudson River overflows banks into lower Manhattan's meatpacking district

MLK sculpture's China link a ‘sign of the times’ for New Hampshire granite

State Dept. Aggressively Pushed Genetically-Modified Crops to Help Agribusiness Giants

What should be done about the new inlet north of Rodanthe?

Official 5 AM EDT National Hurricane Center forecast discussion

Why I don't think Perry will be President.

Why Does the U.S. Refuse to Ratify the Hazardous Waste Treaty?

Port Authority, Weather Channel: North tube of the Holland Tunnel has been closed

The real measure of interventionist policy is the long-term result and the big picture.

WI DUer need help

Madoff whistleblower: Here's the next big fraud

Independent UK: 'Sentencing frenzy' will fill prisons within weeks

Could anyone who calls Social Security "A monstrous lie" and a "Ponzi Scheme" become Prez?

Maryland warns of dam spillover as Irene hits

Maryland warns of dam spillover as Irene hits

Soledad O'Brien just had to surf her Stand-up w/Anderson on CNN

Thunder Storm Irene failed to impress.....

Irene's death toll is now 9. Be carefull out there everyone.

The best issue the President has going for him is still George W Bush...

Saw 16 volunteer utility trucks headed east today....

Hurricane Irene from space

We've got some difficult days ahead...

We've got some difficult days ahead...

Just to say: best wishes to all DU-ers in areas affected by Irene!

Valley rescue teams asked to deploy to East Coast

Why did NATO target Gaddafi for elimination?

9/11 Agnostic

A test case on deportation shift (Luis Cervantes, who is autistic)

So Perry lectured Iowans on the number of recipients of food stamps in this state.

BREAKING: Leaked Rove email singles out Daily Kos (it's more interesting than that, though)

Just lost a tree and some tree limbs.

Cesium in incinerator dust across East Japan

Faux 'news': Do we really need a National Weather Service?

Irene was downgraded because

$75 billion a year on Homeland Security

Lots of fire engines near Radio City Hall for some reason

Mr. Roosevelt's Social Insurance

The simple truth is that the experts stated from day one that falling trees,

In other news, the live TV station for Cablevision is taking calls from viewers

From Twitter/WaPo: FEMA to temporarily stop paying for Joplin & other disasters for Irene

From Twitter/WaPo: FEMA to temporarily stop paying for Joplin & other disasters for Irene

For Marines in Afghanistan: be careful where you fart

Releigh Observer : Gallery Hurricane Irene lashes NC coast | 08.27.11

A caller just charged C-Span with sustaining "institutional racism"

DES MOINES REG: No candidate worries about rising poverty

You know I could understand the Pipeline, from a practical political position,

Navy poised to help in Hurricane Irene's wake

reinfect the party from the bottom up

U.S. Employment Probably Slowed in August

Irene may send fiscal conservatives running to feds for money

Tx. - car crashes into nuke plant barriers - cops investigating

Tx. - car crashes into nuke plant barriers - cops investigating

Mother will not have to show her vagina to anyone to prove the 5-month-old infant is hers

It's heeeeeere!

Nonprofit hospitals don't scrimp on CEOs' pay

People using candles because of power outtage. Be very carefull. Those suckers are dangerous. Mayor

Irene Ain't Quite Done Yet...

An accurate description of repubs, borrowed/stolen from a friend..

Three's a crowd..

Can anyone tell me what the hell the Republicans are actually 'for'?

Would you leave the Democratic Party for an American Labor Party, were one to be formed?

Good Night Irene

Power outage - why not put the power lines underground?

Powell Says Cheney Taking 'Cheap Shots' in Book

The cable news hype of the storm.

John K. Wilson (author of new book on Limbaugh) talks with McChesney LIVE 2pm ET

Kudos to the governors and Mayors all along the Eastern Seaboard

About that storm hype - I'm 275 miles from NYC, 325 from Boston

Democrats didn’t make the FEMA’s budget big enough.

Democrats didn’t make the FEMA’s budget big enough.

More lightning and fires today (DIAL-UP WARNING)

More lightning and fires today (DIAL-UP WARNING)

The Other Koch Brother

The Other Koch Brother

Gimme your money-Amen!

Cheney to Bush: "Whoever is leaking info like this to press is doing a real disservice, Mr President

Carter was a "change" POTUS who passed no meaningful progressive legislation

Who has a better record on progressive issues like human rights and economic justice?

There is No Moral Case for Tax Havens

A Tradition Ends as Bars Shut Their Doors to Dogs

I'm watching Chris Christie on M$NBComcast

Wausau Labor Day parade bans Republican lawmakers

What dam is breached?

A Few Pix For Ya... (Dial-Up Warning)

Official Program from the March on Washington for Jobs & Freedom, held 48 years ago today

K&R if you disapprove of how NATO handled the Libya crisis.

I just have to say good job to President Obama and all the governors of the NE USA

Apocalypse When? why the U.S. always seems to need a doomsday. .

Wow, they are probably here.

Are your knees sore yet?

There appear to be some Creationist on DU

Great Article on Facing Realities

Amen To THAT !!! - 'The Rescue That Missed Main Street' - NYT

Republicans Praise Nixon Administration For Allowing Qaddafi To Rule Libya

WMTW-8 (MAINE) streaming live Irene coverage - link

Notting Hill Carnival gets under way..despite robust Police presence..

51 NY City Fire Fighters saved 60 + people according to Bloomberg.

What That Exposé of the Fed's Secret Bailout Told Us... And What It Didn't - RJ Eskow/HuffPo

The march for jobs and freedom -- the Martin Luther King, Jr. "I Have A Dream" speech march Aug 28

I just had a run in with a conservative

9/11: Ten Years Later, Americans Still Stupid and Vulnerable

New Yorkers post about the "hurricane"

Police seeks Hurricane Homicides shooter...

MSNBC First Read - First Thoughts: Calendar chaos?

The GOP field is a great gift to President Obama

Okay, so we have the whole " paid troll" issue lately

Look At My Rick Perry Bumper Sticker I Made For My Truck

Al Gore compares climate change skeptics to racists

When the Levee Breaks

Irene: checking in from Boston

3 things we learned during the Hurricane that we always knew.

Well now the hype (sarcasm) continues from the WH

Best sign for family planning office:

Newt Gingrich: Glitter bombing is clearly assault

Why this is the moment Libya's Islamic extremists have prayed for By John R Bradley

Interview with Benjamin Harff, upcoming Tolkien illustrator and creator of the Edel-Silmarillion


? Recovery

The Lesser Of 2 Evils

CA State legislature under pressure over secrecy

For MOST people, a corndog is a MEAL. For Lady Batshit of Crazytown, it was an EPIPHANY.

It's dawning on me that perhaps the parallels to Vietnam are even stronger in Libya than

President Obama does have a sense of humor

Drunk Airplane Passenger Performs In-Flight Erotic Dance

Colin Powell compares Cheney’s book to ‘supermarket tabloids’

“Maggie Goes on A Diet”

Does a conspiracy impress you merely because it is international?

Link to many media sources in the US & around the world. FYI

Reporter Gives Update Covered In Toxic Sea Foam - "It doesn't taste great"

Reporter Gives Update Covered In Toxic Sea Foam - "It doesn't taste great"

Libyan rebels says won’t deport Lockerbie bomber

New report maps the roots of Islamophobia By Justin Elliott in

Man electrocuted trying to save NY child

Guardian: Images from Irene (dial up warning)

Irene Recovery Map: Everything you wanted to know....

Electric-Car Makers’ Quest: One Plug to Charge Them All

Tornado warning in Wynnewood, PA. Fuck.

How Does Global Warming Make Hurricanes Like Irene More Destructive?

Ken Loach: 'the ruling class are cracking the whip'

GOTTCHA DICK...The Chapter That Went Missing From Dick Cheney's Book

Do people realize how HUGE the Keystone project is, that it will go UNDER the MIssissippi River?

PG&E's $2.2 billion pipeline plan triggers outrage (want customers to pick up 90% of tab)

BBC: Rise of strict Islam exposes tensions in Malaysia

Response to any ReTHUG who tries to play down

The Triple Crisis... Maybe It's Time For A "Human Spring" ???

NSNBC reporting Irene is now a Tropical Storm.

On MSNBC they are covering how this storm behaved in

Stoller: "Obama mocks the idea that he is an honest politician"

New York Times Smacks Down Rep. Darrell Issa’s Demand For A Retraction

Powell: cheney "overshot the runway" in book

The birth of Hurricane Katia?

The birth of Hurricane Katia?

How hurricanes are named (and why)

AL State Rep Alvin Holmes Calls for Drug Testing Legislators

Cheney is the Undead

Cheney is the Undead

Watching CNN now - Showing some terrible flooding in New England

A lone Tomb Sentinel (The Old Guard) walks his tour in humble reverence during Hurricane

Tonight on National Geographic Channel

You know, he may not be perfect. But all things considered, Obama's doing a darn wonderful job.

Eye-reen Sports Report of dueling Weathermen on MSNBC

Similarities between the dying Roman Republic and the US.

Cesium in Incinerator Dust Across East Japan

NJ governor on TV talking about hurricane response.


I just saw a commercial for "Remembering 9-11" with dubya

Rep. Todd Akin Refuses to Meet With Constituents and Defend Vote to Eliminate Medicare

Rep. Todd Akin Refuses to Meet With Constituents and Defend Vote to Eliminate Medicare

Story Update: Cow that escaped slaughterhouse in truck crash now living high life

Hey, Mr. President, what happened to these promises?

So, I finally watched Capitalism: A Love Story

I don't understand: What's so great about having a moron as president?

Lockerbie bomber comatose, near death...


Stealth U.S. Industrial Policy: Lithium Ion Batteries

Army Ranger's widow expelled from Rumsfeld book signing

BEST news of the day (maybe week/month/year) - Bill Moyers returning to weekly TV in January

"Hancock" fire now up to 33,000 acres (Fossil, Oregon)

Guardian/Observer UK: Sorry, Richard Branson – we didn't care about your blaze

I Got Into a DU Boxing Match Yesterday About Irene/Media

As Irene Devastates, Ron Paul Says We Need To ‘Come To Our Senses’ And Abolish

I finally figured out who Rick Perry reminds me of ...

Fox News: Do we really need a national weather service?

Living in a nightmare world

Does America Need Manufacturing?

As I was getting into my truck in the parking lot, this woman comes up to me laughing

A must see ..... Fox Reporter covered in shit.

A must see ..... Fox Reporter covered in shit.

University of Texas Adopts Plan to Publish Performance Data on Professors & Campuses

Coach Admits Having Sex With Players, faces life in prison

Top Ten Ancient Forests of the United States ( take a break from storm porn)

WikiLeaks cables expose Washington’s close ties to Gaddafi

Just a post to tell everyone here - especially veterans - about the

Time: The 10 Greatest Books of All Time

Losing My Insurance..... Again

This is how a real President should act during a disaster...

A voice from Texas--prepare for Perry NOW!!

Understand the Right's Attack on Social Security

Hype vs Reality and the culture of Storm fear mongering.

Glenn Beck: Hurricane Irene is a 'blessing'

Pathetic freepers plan long journeys to Quitter's next dumb speech call it "PalinStock"

On the media hype tm, and people listening to warnings

DU discussions

Norway/Utoya: Nearly identical scenario trained by police only hours before attack

Michael Mukasey pushes to alter bribery law

Toon: Educating The Obvious

Another no-no- Don't paint banks on fire or you will be called a terrorist

Poll: Why did the US join in the invasion of Libya

Poll: Why did the US join in the invasion of Libya


MSNBC just lamenting on those "poor" people who had to have their quarter million dollar yachts ...

Democrats Good. Republicans Bad.

Flooding conditions 'awful' in Vermont due to Irene's rains

Hurricane Irene and American Self-Centeredness

I know we can disagree, and in fact I expect we will.

Ouch! Matt Stoller: Power Politics – What Eric Schneiderman Reveals About Obama

We lost power and my apartment flooded

Gloat over my stupidity


How many No. 2s does Al-Qaida have?

Even in a hurricane, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment guards the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

Inside Col Gaddafi's Airbus 340..

Now That The Hurricaine Is Over..........

Buffett Rescues Bank of America

Number without power @ 3pm Sunday: 5 million

FOX weather reporter covered in plankton, er, RAW SEWAGE!

Do You know How Hard It Is To Be A Liberal?

Charter school moves into public school..moves furniture around, takes over auditorium.

Charter school moves into public school..moves furniture around, takes over auditorium.

Voting record of our Super-Committee hero Senator Baucus on SOCIAL SECURITY issues:

I am 63 years old.

Framingham minister among those arrested during peaceful pipeline protest at "The People's House"

Best NY Times typo ever

It's not complicated. We are the party that MUST stand for humanitarian values.

Oh wow...the LA Times reviewed my book today. Squee!

Press Release: Veteran and Military Spouse Dragged from Rumsfeld Book Signing

Does anyone else get the feeling that if Obama wins in 2012

Does anyone else get the feeling that if Obama wins in 2012

Obama and/or Holder could change the nation's medical marijuana policy on Monday morning ...

A prison guard from a Texas prison in Bonham: 3 prisoners died of heat last week.

"It's not the kind of headline I would have expected from (a) vice president..."

LOL !!! - 'Three Charts To Email To Your Right-Wing Brother-In-Law' - DailyKos

George Will feels media reaction to Irene overblown

George Will feels media reaction to Irene overblown

First they came for smokers, then pets: New York City Cracking Down On Bars That Allow Pets

Batshit fundies suggest atheist registry, modeled after sex-offender registry.

America's Temperate Hardwood Forests are slowly dying -- will anyone care?

Bill Moyers - The great divide today is a radical lack of empathy

Lockerbie bomber found in family's villa in Tripoli in care of son, elderly mother -


The Goals of Marxism.(In the short-term.)

Wife with MS, two children one with Special Needs Child and soon to be out of work: HELP Please!

At my "local" Wal Mart.

GOP pols told they're not welcome at Wausau Labor Day parade

PHOTO: Hurricane Irene inspires Best Buy in Howell NJ to sell 24-pack Dasani Water for $40.56

Parents Outraged Over School Pickup Process

Whatever happened to Restless Leg Syndrome?

What a rotten week.

Wake up. DU!

Parenting style strongly affects drinking, study says (not the other way around?)

A request for DU friends on Facebook who like Scrabble

Who KNEW that ranches needed "scarecrows"? Here's Kali's (and M's) self-portraits:

I can't stand the rain...

The Not So Innocent 50s

Need a laugh or perhaps kill some time - check out ugly house photos thru the decades

Anyone ever accept strangers as "friends" of facebook? I don't use my account but did

Have you seen this flier?

Freaky art: what do you think of it. It really is quite the experience to walk

Unfortunately, this is an all-too-common debating tactic that can overshadow all others on GD.

CaliforniaPeggy, here's a shout out to you!

MiddleFingerMom would like to share another of his "Secrets to Immortality" with you:

My electricity was off for almost three hours yesterday. Also, the wind blew now and then, and

The Venture - Bach's Prelude

Saturday, August 27. The Weekend Edition of William Shakespeare's Thought For The Day:

Worst (or best?) Pregnancy Pic Evah!

NYC post storm info needed in Park Slope

Had a "Game of Thrones" marathon last night. Any other fans?

My latest recording job...

HELP! My neighbor gave us about 15 lbs (not kidding) of tomatoes this week,

Have the cast of Jersey Shore been moved to safety?

Quality is like Oats...funny sign I found in a restaurant;

Martin SHEEN / Emilio's "The Way" -

HELP! Computer has a problem. (bonus cute cat gif inside! )

Anyone seen the movie "Of Gods And Men" (I think it is in french with subtitles). It won

Couple try to outrun storm to Annapolis but can't make it. They get rescued..... along with my eye is infected.

If you could be a tree, what type of tree would it be. I would be a jackpine. Weathered


Does anyone know if you can still get Retin-A without a prescription in Mexico?

Pooped pidgeons snooze at noon after Irene

What if Pink Floyd had released "The Wall Demos" instead of "The Wall"?

Does anybody know what kind of bird this is?

Change a real movie to a porn movie. ie: Saving Ryan's Privates

DAMMIT! The Original Dick Van Dyke Show Theme Song Has LYRICS!!!!

Not having electricity sucks...HARD

I keep having this recurring dream, and how weird: The Searchers. Another You.

So I'm drinking a Mai Tai and/or a Cuban Breeze. Listening to the "Gaucho Outtakes."

DAMMIT! The Original Star Wars Theme Song Has LYRICS!!!! (Hear Bill Murray sing it)

Well, here I am, still fumbling with the son's phone...

After two years, two lovers break up. They have things to return to each other.

my 1000th poast

Question for MAC Users

Who saw the Irenis on the Weather Channel?

What is the most valuable thing you had on hand when your power went off for more than a day?

DU discussions in GD

"Space Oddity" transformed into the saddest children’s book ever...

America is struggling because we have lost our Spirit Wind

Today I harvested about 10 lbs of tomatos. Does anyone

Got my first tattoo! Dial up warning - pics

So it looks like I have a hole in my gas tank.

"Paying it forward"...What should I do??

Mexican Restaurant UPDATE...the owner could use some DU vibes (his refrigerator died)

Post things you use to do with your grandparents. I used to take my

Ignore this. testing photo linking

What great man (living or dead) would you consider naming a child after?

Well, I survived Saturday clinic, just barely...

Did I miss something or were the LOL cats not posted this week?

So, the farmer across the road has a logging crew in to select cut

I thought Tombstone pizzas were supposed to be pretty good

Amazon has a HDMI cable (6 foot) for $1.75 incl. shipping.

dilemma about a car accident

PHOTO: Here is PROOF that I have the BEST job in the WORLD. The BEST.

Finger nails ... and stuff

greatest movie scene ever?

Hey, let's all go over to GD and start a fake argument! Like the "Shut up" "No, you shut up" kind.

Einstein's little-known SECOND theory -- The Theory of Total Self-Reliance.

MiddleFingerMom can still remember a time when taking Viagra would have been ridiculously redundant.

MiddleFingerMom doesn't believe he's EVER been this tired in his entire life.

DAMMIT! The Original Star Trek Theme Song Has LYRICS!!!!

There are definitely times when you don't want your tattoo to be TOO realistic!!!

Even HERE, in a forum with so much tolerance and open-mindedness... some of us are guilty...

MiddleFingerMom presents what may be a useful eye-opener for parents with teens starting to drive.

Investigative Journalism - the strange disappearance of Greek Holy men

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Letter To Gammaw Edition

Just ask any HONEST guitarist about his initial motivation to learn to play the guitar.

Data transfer speeds... now THAT'S fast!!!

You can NEVER be too careful with your language when around your young children.

MiddleFingerMom doesn't LOSE the remote -- he is occasional witness to its powers of invisibility.

I you could go back and ask an ancestor a question, which ancestor would you pick? and why?

Owls - warning: the owls aren't the only birds in this picture

MFM's note to self: Tho you're TERRIFIED of flying, DON'T overmedicate yourself til AFTER boarding.

MiddleFingerMom is not one, but TWO distinct superheroes. WHICH one depends on his mood at the time.

The first "Navy Seal Cat" deploys for an extended, open-ended mission:

Wouldn't it be wonderful if your cat(s) presented their demands at mealtime...


Mumbaikars exult at Hazare's success

GOP pols told they're not welcome at Wausau Labor Day parade

Five die in Rio de Janeiro tram derailment

Japanese Island’s Activists Resist Nuclear Industry’s Allure

Libya: Pro-Gaddafi Forces Killed Detainees, Says Rights Group, Witness

Airlines scrap thousands of flights as Irene hits

Wausau Labor Day parade bans Republican lawmakers

Navy poised to help in Hurricane Irene's wake

Typhoon Nanmadol kills eight in the Philippines

In the food porn biz, Amerigo Vespucci's aware of the role of subliminal suggestiveness in photos...

El Salvador recognises Palestinian statehood (Reuters)

Libya: Col Gaddafi 'offers talks on power transfer'

Hurricane Irene Has Knocked Out Power to 1.8 Million Homes (10 Deaths So Far Including 3 Children)

No Favorite Emerges in Race for Japanese Premier

Slower but still powerful, Irene hits land in NJ

Slower but still powerful, Irene hits land in NJ

Guatemala agrees to US extradition of ex-president

Damage and Flooding Scar Atlantic Seaboard

Rebels accuse Gaddafi troops of using civilians as human shields

Sheriff's report shows dysfunction in, pressure on Supreme Court

Nuclear Plant Under 'Unusual Event' (Calvert Cliffs Nuke Plant in MD)

Chavez to have third chemo session in Venezuela

Gov. Rick Scott transition team knew of e-mail deletions in March, records show

Michael Mukasey pushes to alter bribery law

Va. soldier sought in 4 deaths found dead in Pa.

Mexican army, feds raid casinos after arson attack

Officials: 29 dead in suicide bomb in Iraq mosque

(UK party) Labour seeks law change to stop News Corp renewing BSkyB bid

New York Stock Exchange ready for trading Monday

Bill Moyers returning to weekly TV in January

Arab League urges Syria to end bloodshed

Britain enacts blanket ban on protests

Turkey Says It Has ‘Lost Confidence’ in Syrian Government

Libya council:we won't hand over Lockerbie bomber

Luxury, horror lurk in Gadhafi family compound

Vermont towns vote to arrest Bush and Cheney

In planting a church called Open Table, the Rev. Ellen Sims welcomes unchurched of all backgrounds

I was impressed by FEMA Director, Craig Fugate's assessment

The wrong way to respond to a storm

Who lives in the land of make-believe?

"Why on earth would RWers pose as Obama supporters??"

Get some help.. seriously get some help

FEMA PRESS, Who says that? on TV

Perry: Social Security is a 'monstrous lie', 'Ponzi scheme', Obama created 'economic misery'

Obama speaking on Hurricane Irene RIGHT NOW

Torn American flag flies upside-down above the US Capitol

President Obama receives an A+ with how he handled this storm

Bachmann: "Somebody's Got to Save This Country From Certain Doom..."

Perry / Paul 2012

Stupid ASS Ron Paul saying we don't need FEMA to respond to hurricanes

remember how hard we all worked in 2008

"How To Politicize a Hurricane" - RWNJ PowerlineBlog freaks out over "Obama takes charge"

WTF - President Obama 38/55 on Gallup today

How should white progressives invoke Dr. King to criticize President Obama?

Gibson Guitars Under Attack By U.S. Justice Department

CAUTION: Kid Drops Shorts Behind Weather Reporter

Presidential Candidate Michele Bachmann is a Political Disaster


Farmers Speak Out: GMOs are a Trap That Monsanto is Using to Take Over Agriculture

Gaddafi fighter recounts her nightmare war

U.S. Economic Model is a CRIMINAL Model : Catherine Austin Fitts : Keiser Report

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