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Archives: July 22, 2009

Want to keep the freedom to have access to vitamins?


9/11 decision allows judges to toss civil suits they disfavor

Taser-hit man burst into flames

Americans United for Change: “Majority Signup is Central to Labor Law Reform and Rebuilding Our Econ

I don't have a donor star...

Now freepers can complain about Franken being a funny man and as such be unsuitable for congress...

Vanity Fair: Palin’s Resignation: The Edited Version

Proud Emma Thompson poses with adopted refugee son at graduation

A medical/fiscal analogy: anatomy of a no-brainer

"Ideal World"

Luddite Joe

Louisiana passes first anti-evolution "academic freedom" law

Technocracy -- The economy of the future?

Vacuum leaks lead to more Hadron Collider delays

The GOP's Health care plan - where IS it?

F-U to those that say we would pay too much...The Numbers

Huffington Post: GE Promotes Manufacturing Jobs in US, Then Ships 'em Overseas

Universal Health care

Universal Health care

Ralph Peters in severe CYA mode...

Daily Kos: Starbucks serves up Politics

$1.99 app for iPhone & iPod Touch lets you find medical marijuana in 13 states

Some Fishy Freeper Talk About H.L. Gates

Serious healthcare reform will or will not happen in Obama's first term?

Has Obama taken any vacation yet?

Crist opposes Sotomayor confirmation

In the end, outsourcing just MIGHT kill us

Tracy, CA Marine Recruit Comatose After Workout (trying to lose weight to enter boot camp)

Here's A Funny Birther

Dean accuses media of devouring repub talking points on healthcare

For the first time, the AMA is for health care reform!

Sotomayor making SCOTUS Liberal bloc younger (graph)

What's with this "run government like a business" crap anyways?

Carrie Prejean: She's Good Enough, She's Smart Enough, and Doggone It, She's Writing A Book

The 2nd Circiut Court of Appeals will soon have 4 Vacancies

It's Time The Gavel Dropped On Cheney ... Let the Embarrassment Begin..LINK

Muslim woman to be flogged in Malaysia over beer (caning usually reserved for men)

And now, a movie to entertain you. Or not.

Schwarzenegger Wields Big Budget Knife (Really - he has a big knife on a TwitVid)

You that don't want health care changed and you dam conservatives (re-direct)

The Private option.

Hands-Free More Dangerous Than Disclosed

updated 5:47 p.m. CT, Tues., July 21, 2009...AP: Palin implicated in ethics probe

FBI Whistleblower's Reports-Place Americans at Scene of Massacre-2000 Stuffed Into Metal Containers

China Accused of Trade Restrictions

How long will it take, and what event might it take, to see a majority of citizens to see Palin as

10pm ET: Anderson Cooper covers Troy Davis' case tonight

Who supports the Pubic option?

I saw a bumper sticker today,,,

NYT (7/22): For Holder, Tough Choice on Interrogation Inquiry

NYT (7/22): For Holder, Tough Choice on Interrogation Inquiry

off-duty firefighters rush into a burning SUV and free a 4-year-old boy

some people are just STUCK ON STUPID!

Who knew... One of the capitalists on CNBC claims that the American

Actor Stephen Baldwin files for bankruptcy in NY

Has anyone heard from The Magistrate?

"Please!!! Don't Mow. Let it grow." (How Evanston got bombed)

Bogus MSNBC poll - > 70% think health reform should wait til economy improves - what BS!!

Direct Correlation-China’s Growth Comes At The Expense Of The United States

Citizen Sarah Palin speaks: no press allowed.

Politico:"The on-again,off-again debate over whether Barack Obama was born in the United States..."

Other than the moderates, are there any smart Republicans?

Other than the moderates, are there any smart Republicans?

Other than the moderates, are there any smart Republicans?

Other than the moderates, are there any smart Republicans?

Other than the moderates, are there any smart Republicans?

BBC: Phone gadget to diagnose disease

The AP bias is so obvious - Or is it just me ?!?

Mandatory Tuesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

Do you believe that boys have a uniquely competitive nature, more than girls?

Roxanna Saberi (recently freed US journalist) is FINE.

The REAL reason the space program failed.

" I never said he was perfect. I never expected him to solve all the problems of the world."

Wow. Video of bystanders rescuing a family from a burning vehicle

I Have An Abdominal Hernia

'Beg My Forgiveness,' Gates Tells Cambridge Cop / pic of Gates in handcuffs

My co-worker went bankrupt over medical bills

Jobless won't lose extended benefits [in Mass]

On individual mandated health insurance "waivers or discounts would be provided for lower-income..."

On individual mandated health insurance "waivers or discounts would be provided for lower-income..."

No charge, but Gates case seethes

Ayatollah Tells Ahmadinejad to Drop Choice for Top Iranian Deputy

System v Chaos (We have no health care "system", by ANY definition)

Welcome to the It Ain't So Wayback Machine. Witness Ferguson's genius, Cheney's homicidal grin and W

Arizona Court of Appeals Reopens Case Which Could Outlaw Diebold Voting Machines - Good News!

msnbc headline: Poll: Great hopes for Obama fade to reality

Every Cloud Has A Silver Lining: Bad Week For The CT Crowd

Coming Home

John Nichols: Senate Rejects F-22 Boondoggle

Anyone know of any debunking information about this 30,000 signers anti-global warming thingy

I'm extremely upset. The media and Dems are LYING about health care reform

Jindal takes credit for stimulus, presents constituents with jumbo-sized stimulus check.

Chinese Interrogation Of Uighurs In Guantánamo

If you see fighter jets over DC today, dont panic it's just a NORAD exercise

Silvio's been naughty again, and this time there are secret tapes.

General McChrystal and His "Retail War"

It's more like government bureaucrats will be protecting your tax dollars from doctors

10 Years for Fox News Pervert

Tyler Perry sending rebuffed day-care kids to Disney World

Has receiving a parking fine ever made you bitter or caused you to avoid an area?

Juan Cole: US Has Lost Moral High Ground on Treatment of Prisoners

Obama's Legacy

Just to be clear about "public option" health insurance....

Endowment Losses From Harvard to Yale Leave Legacy of Poorer Universities

Buying a home: can I use the $8000 tax credit as my down payment?

When a snail's pace for reform is just too darn fast.

Midday police chase of naked man in Hull, MA

State Senator Blackmailed For Explicit Pictures

Under Wall Street Pressure, House Dems Punt Reform

Under Wall Street Pressure, House Dems Punt Reform

Pot law leaves cops high & dry

Feeling targeted?

Bill Promotes Mental Health Screening for Combat Troops

HR 676, the pipedream of many of us.

Republican Talking Point: All Americans Have Health Care

liz cheney on Larry King, defending sarah palin! talking about the

If Healthcare Reform Isn't passed by the August Recess, More People Will Die Than in 9/11

Hard-line Israelis have secularism under siege

TOONS - get your HOT! TASTY! TOONS right here. Get 'em while they're hot!

idiots on my tv!!!

Pentagon Didn't Break Rules(In Run-up to Iraq Invasion), Says GAO

Did You Know? A very powerful video

Pakistan Objects to U.S. Plan for Afghan War

Ok folks time to take that tin foil hat off, regarding the powers that be

Matthews To GOP Rep. Advancing ‘Birther’ Myth: ‘You Are Feeding The Whacko Wing Of Your Party’

It's not about health-care - it's about deceit, greed, unpatriotism, and unsympathy.

Report: NY, NJ Immigration Raids Violated Rights

The guardian institutions of hierarchy

House Less Willing Than Senate To Give Up On F-22

The cause of California budget crisis? Ahnolds a RINO and the unholiest of unholies... a Kennedy

U.S. bombs 300 tons of poppy seeds to cut Taliban drug ties

GRITtv Live at Noon: BoA: Bad for Consumers?

Healthcare -- do these people even hear themselves?!

Why should I have to pay??

Why should I have to pay??

"Trickle Down" and job creation

So My Local Newspaper Did a Poll on Health Care...

US airline apologises for frisking former Indian president

US airline apologises for frisking former Indian president

US Ready to Set Up Defence Umbrella for Gulf Allies: Hillary Clinton

10 Baby Names Most Likely to Cause Boys Trouble

The Rude Pundit: Health Care Reform Vs. Selfish America


I'm sick of hearing 'Complex' offered up as an excuse re: health care

Steelers QB Roethlisberger Accused of Sexual Assault in Lawsuit

Another victory for the second amendment! Woo-hoo!

BlackBerry patch designed to “enhance performance” turned out to be surveillance application

Boy, I'm sure glad DeMint and the uber-capitalists in DC didn't think we were moving too fast

Why did Crist reject Sotomayor? This makes absolutely no sense to me

Quick, what's the world's largest flightless bird? ..........

The Coup and the U.S. Airbase in Honduras

Mansion's 'cross' didn't help banker's tax case

This odd world ...

Can somebody outline the relationship between Hillary Clinton and the C-Street Family for me?

I, for one, am glad that Health Care Reform is a struggle

Old Man who destroyed lives ...tortured...legally, as a Chicago Police Commander

Don't Threaten To Kill Telemarketers

The bombshell that I wish President Obama would announce tonight...

Remember the introduction to ANIMAL FARM?

The media will make or break the President's speech tonight.

Sorry Cavuto--- you're much fatter than Regina Benjamin

to all of you who lament the demise of single payer... think about this

These cable TV personalities (like Dylan Ratigan) are SO uninformed!

It is so sad to see them slowly die, even after their recent rallies ........

Pelosi is so awkward in this press conference (MSNBC)...

Toronto Star: Tamiflu-resistant swine flu case in Quebec

I Visited The Library Yesterday...

What's the wait time for an MRI (non emergency) for the uninsured in the USA?

On the road to emission free mobility- Mercedes-Benz

Unarmed man wearing swimsuit & resisting arrest shot & killed by sheriff in small MN town

Is Obama Gorbachev? - Clusterf#ck Nation

Fox News 'Expert' Calls Captured Soldier a 'Liar' and 'Deserter', Taliban Could Save US Hassles

Rachel Maddow calling out Lou Dobbs at CNN for being an idiot "birther."

Sanford To Embark On Two-Week European Vacation

Sanford To Embark On Two-Week European Vacation

CNN: Factory worker commits suicide over missing iPhone prototype

The two halves of proportional representation in electoral systems.

2 US Troops Killed in Afghanistan Blast

An anecdote about our compassionate health insurance industry.

Age- rating in insurance companies-current health care legislation

OpenLeft: When They Say Government They Mean You

Executives Receive One-Third of All Pay in the U.S.

Released Sex Offenders Forced To Live Under Miami Bridge

Once A ‘State’s Rights’ Proponent, Thune Pushes Gun Law That Would ‘Shoot Holes In State Sovereignty

Sen Linsey Graham voting for Sotomayor.

HuffPo - Italy Illegal Immigration Crackdown Draws Fire

Seems that Wall Street isn't all that concerned with Health Care Reform

U.S. Space Policy Review Under Way

2fer: Forget BECK's sanity, Gawker thinks he's a FAKE. & Noriega up on deck at SOTOMAYOR's court?

In memorium: 4327+

Dan Rather Wins Access to Thousands of Documents in Suit Against CBS

Institute for Public Accuracy: Congress Copying Massachusetts' Failing Healthcare?

Wisconsin SC Says It's O.K. To Discriminate


Wednesday making cheesy advances? . . . Slap its hand with a CAPTION!!!!

Wednesday whining in your ear? Then shout it down . . . with a CAPTION!!!!

Why not bolt through hump-day??? . . . Please come CAPTION!!!

Does the birther movement create the need for a new type of fallacious argument?

Does the birther movement create the need for a new type of fallacious argument?

Iran: The Green Brief #35 (July 21) Latest news from Iran

Harvard’s Gates in Handcuffs Sounds Familiar Note to Black Men

Sen Orrin Hatch pulls out of Bipartisan Health Care Negotiations.

Katie Couric to Obama: "How can you go on vacation when people are out of work?"

Why do "Bluedogs" not run as Republicans?

Liz Cheney Promotes MORE Canadian HealthSCARE Lies On Larry King.

Here's how STUPID FreeRepublic posters are...WORST FAILURE EVER

"I want to see his birth certificate" "He's not a citizen"

It Was Just Stated On CNN That There Are 52 Blue Dog Dems In Congress.......

Sheriff uses 198 mph cruiser to enforce 65 mph speed limit

10 things that would make me want to gouge my eyes out

Pelosi says she has the votes to pass Health Care in the House...

Suddeny Last Summer

Land mine left in Arvada Goodwill donation box

DOR: Death Of Republicanism

5 Iranian Tourists Killed in Iraq attack

Burger King woos Japan with 'angry' burger

Sometimes it's hard to not think that some people deserve it....

Well, I guess we can't talk about gun control anymore....

Report: Big cuts needed at huge Baghdad embassy Bush built

County fair as economic barometer

Obama May Seek Authority Outlined by Mukasey

Fundies :heart: Harry Potter

Obama doesn't like the current health plan proposals

Newspaper, cable TV defend Erin Andrews' honor with maximum zeal (and exposure)

Lindsay Graham announces his vote on Sotomayor: He'll vote Yea

Ahmadinejad Defies Supreme Leader

I just got this email from my Congressman..

Firm Crunching Numbers for GOP Is Owned by Health Insurer

Obama to Bolden - very brief and explicit: inspire young people and the country again

Poor little guy, er, girl

Poor little guy, er, girl

Simple question: If Obama is nothing but a puppet of corporate interests,

Interesting. Some of my letters or writings have been

journalism 2009...cnn headline:Source says some Democrats frustrated with health bill

China, Russia Kick Off War Games

Holocaust Shooter was a "Birther"

Conservatives claim to be defenders of the Constitution yet the Freeper manifesto just shits on it.

1st Amend Protects Disclosing Name/ Address of Juror, Along W/Condemnation of Juror on racist websi

Calif. apologizes for past persecution of Chinese

Poor House or Child labor

Chuckle of the day from MSNBC and Michelle Goldberg: "God hates fangs!"

Probably the least worst call on Iran, sadly.

Pelosi Upbeat About Prospects for Quick Health Care Vote

Washington Post (!) Destroys Insurance Lobby's Propaganda

What I am looking forward to in the President's speech tonight....

Durbin: No pre-recess vote on healthcare

mcconnell & boehner giving press conference on m$nbc now..Obama will be repeating 'myths' tonight

Big Eddie is calling out (D)Ross!!

Holy S&*T: Off-duty firefighters smash window, climb into flaming car to save kid! (video)

Obama on Healthcare 8pm Eastern time tonight

Obama could declare himself a natural born citizen in a Signing Statement ...

The Same Forces Of Reaction Opposed Medicare

Rose Bowl gets the Blues (81,224 in attendance)

Oakland, CA Voters Pass Pot Tax To Boost City Coffers

Prediction: In the next month or two, another event like the Holocaust Museum shooting will occur

It's been 37 years since the government sent humans to the moon. Since then, private industry

The creed of "The Family" at C-Street (sound familiar?)

Dobbs and Conservative Media Feeding "The Wacko Wing"

I don't know if this has been posted, if not here you go. Let the reactionary, isolationist

Big Ed's Show they will now be known as "Blue Cross Democrats" ......

Rights group sues CIA for info about ‘illegal’ operations

Tonight the President will address the nation about his healthcare proposal.

Healthcare at it's finest- what people deal with

ACTION ALERT: President Obama is asking us to pass-on this message

I just “Dumped” all my investments in the Healthcare Industry.

So all of Palin's BS 'I'm leaving' press conference

A serious flaw in evolution

Barack Obama Needs a Better, Skeptical Advisor - Best Advice Yet imho

Wonkette mocks Free Republic's declaration of war on the African Soviet States of America

How many 'Single Payer' votes in Congress will not support the Public Option?

FYI...On health care, I want everyone to know that I do completely trust:

The Naked Cowboy is running for Mayor of New York!

Nutjobs will demand to see Henry Louis Gates's birth certificate

My 24 year old son is this close to signing on with the Navy.

Dear Congress: You Can Take A Vacation When You Get the Job Done

"God wants you to have a reward..." - Evangelical view on adultery

Tweety on the Republican Party and their lunatic fringe

Mean Street says health reform to be a disaster

GOP (Plus Liberals!) Pushed Torture-Disclosure Provision

The Repubs might hate healthcare reform, the insurers might hate healthcare reform, the media might

Pelosi: Congress Should Work Through Recess

republican's no worse than what they said about bu$h*

A song I dedicate to all of the Blue Dogs that are trying to fuck us over on health care

16 yr old Boy discovers microbe that eats plastic

FEMA Anti-terrorism National Level Exercise 2009

Tweety: "when you get down to the short-strokes, near the bottom...

SF Muni crash: Chronicle has the videos

I fear I may have been born in Kenya.

Immigration arrests in Iowa

Liz Cheney speaks out in defense of birthers movement

Laura Flanders on Big Ed discussing Health Care - YES!

"Good God Almighty, these people now have control of ONSTAR!!"

New Republic: Old World, Why isn't Obama appointing young judges to the circuit courts?

Conference call regarding healthcare with Dr. Dean starting now

FUX SNOOZE: Bowe Bergdahl is a deserter and liar...

Amy Klobuchar To Michele Bachmann’s Constituents: Please Fill Out Your Census

America is worth paying for!

Darth Cheney still bloodsucking the American taxpayers

Regarding legacy wages and executive pay...

Rant! There is no conservative media and liberal media. There is a

Glenn BecKKK: Packin' at the cinema

I'm quite aware that there are people who can talk on a phone and drive ah..pretty good, but why ...

Why is it easier to sell war than to sell healthcare for all in

news conference prediction.....H O M E* R U N!!!!!!

The Washington Post hasn't totally gone to the Dark Side; There's still some sanity over there.....

How DARE Obama NEGOTIATE with Hospitals and Pharmacuticals to REDUCE PRICES?!?11!

"Government bureaucrats will stand between you and your doctors?"

Breaking News: High profile athlete accused of sexual assault!

Books... like very long "tweets" ..courtesy of Craig Ferguson

CBS evening news sold the Obama health routine as costing $1 trillion...

Myths From The Left About the current HR 3200

You are feeding the whacko wing of your party

Chrysler says it will match government's $4,500 'cash for clunkers' trade-in incentive

Just so we are all clear on the subject of health care

About bleeping the 'naughty' words on TV.

The senator is a married father of two, well known for his emphasis on family values.

Apple's image may be tarnished by poor factory conditions (in China)

Ryan O'Neil reveals Farrah's final struggle

DU this poll--"Should Lou Dobbs show us his birth certificate?"

"There are two kinds of plans: those that won't work . . . and those that might."

US AG Holder asserts civil rights renewal

Tonight-Obama 'Should Insist On RAMMING Thru A Bill If It Accomplishes Goals' by Sam Donaldson

Report: Ex-Fox News producer gets ten years for child porn

You tell me which news sites you trust. run down of online news source headlines today

Does Senator Sherrod Brown remind you of Detective Columbo a little bit?

Ed Shultz needs to stop letting these RWers talk over him.

Lou Dobbs embraces the Birthers.

Today in crazy: Liz Cheney defends the Birthers

Feingold: Obama’s Afghanistan Surge Might Backfire

The Dead Or Alive award: Check out the NRA spin on the Thune amendment vote.....

The Dead Or Alive award: Check out the NRA spin on the Thune amendment vote.....

SEIU announces Howard Dean to hold emergency phone conference with nurses and doctors.

2009: "Slow Down on Healthcare" 2002: "Must Invade Iraq Now"


Healthcare IS Barack Obama's Waterloo

Crisis: Nearly Five Million Adults Have Lost Insurance Since Sept. '08

"C Street" Cabal of Anti-Democracy Fundamentalist Senators and Reps Wouldn't Turn Over Child Rapist

Let CNN know about Lou Dobbs jumping onto the Birthers Bandwagon

A proposed Republican Pledge of Allegiance.

Hmm..maybe we need a FOREIGN option for health care

Hmm..maybe we need a FOREIGN option for health care

Private Healthcare becomes illegal under Healthcare Bill

Would ordinary voters support a political candidate who has no skill at impression management?

who is gonna ask the President if he is a citizen of His Country @ the press conference tonight?

Anyone know who's funding the Birthers? Scaife?

CNN poll on insurance

"Hello Mum, This Is Going to Be Hard for You to Read..."- Letters from a Dead Soldier in Afghanistan

The birth certificate, vs certificate of live birth shows how stupid some people are to obsess..

Commercial Property Shoe To Drop?

Online Poll: Jon Stewart Is America's Most Trusted Newsman

High insurance deductible causes Joe to nurse a broken wrist with shots of tequila thru the night

New Video Game: Shoot Gays Before They Rape You

Free Republic overthrowing the government

In an email I received from the President, how should I interpret the following?

43 weird things said in job interviews

Ohio legislator’s bill dictates that men should have final say on abortion.

What/Who Do You Consider To Be The Wacko Wing of the Dem Party?

Why do republicans despise a fair and necessary Public Option for health care?

A DUer has experienced a personal tragedy.

No two ways about it if health care doesn't pass democrats are to blame

I'm shocked and then really ticked...

Just what the hell is "Cheap plastic crap from China"? I keep

Rights without the ability to exercise them , are pretty much useless.

Va. Tech gunman's mental records found in home of former univ. clinic director

giuliani 'respects' palin

Dan Rather Wins Access to Thousands of Documents in Suit Against CBS

This is just stupid... ie Obama birth certificate

When ALL of the states recognize gay marriage, I'll recognize the right to bring YOUR guns into mine

Maybe I was wrong about "Big Ed" show...he had so many of our Progressives On!

Should Kennedy resign?

Just a reminder with a local plea: All Food Banks Need Donations

Birthers: To see Obama's birth certificate, you first have to remove your head from your ass

Marsha Blackburn, PIG-TN

Prof. Gates giving his side of the story now on CNN

So, I guess when Repukes talk about "Family Values" what they really mean is...

"Obama to hit airwaves as health care plan wanes"...WTF? From SanFrancisco Chronicle

Here's the link to tax rate comparison from countries around the world.

Rep. Pryor (D-Ark) spokesman calls Jeff Sharlet "Nut Job", denies Pryor is in C Street's'The Family'

Republic of Money: Frank Wisner & AIG

If Obama's message was "We're all in this together," why are we not all in this together?

Birthers: yes, they're racist but it goes far deeper than that.

This was BREAKING NEWS from the LA Times

Send an open letter to Obama from Physicians for a National Health Plan

Ed Schultz is on a roll people - You should be listening and supporting his efforts!

Tonight - PNHP on The Colbert Show - Single-Payer, Not for Profit

TODAY is the DAY. July 22, 2009 "Call Harry Reid and Max Baucus" day

Single payer health care is no longer a live option

Michele Bachmann Opposes Public Option Because It's "Cheaper"

Should photographers "drop the camera and help," or ...

Crazy birther billboard on Interstate 5 in Los Angeles

NJ Woman's Bake Sale Helps Make Mortgage Payment

75 yr old woman calls police about suicidal daughter. Both women shot and killed

More on the family...

Has Obama addressed Rimjob's manifesto yet?

Mysteries of our age: I can think of at least three off the top of

I do not want government healthcare, or public schools or Fannie Mae

The Kerry Alternative

I personally have never seen George W. Bush's birth certificate...

Caption Arnie

Through the Looking Glass

Aussie comedy show raids John Yoo's Berkeley class

I was asked to appear on a Fox News health care panel discussion tomorrow.

Why can't we do health care like the french?

Archivists Scramble to Preserve Gitmo History

A segue

Another Republican "moralist" from the Buy-bull Belt exposed as a hypocrite!

Another Republican "moralist" from the Buy-bull Belt exposed as a hypocrite!

New Irony: Palin used state website for private response to ethics charge; Also defamed citizen?

Thune amendment fails; falls two votes short

More mobile home parks trying to become condos

Randall Terry Warns of "Random Acts of Violence" over Healthcare Legislation

I'm so sick of anything birth certificate related, whether it's in support OR debunking.

Obama-Pelosi-Reid-Waxman Cabal? ... (Michael Steele's Phrase)

What do we call those on the “other side”?

Dennis Kucinich, In Honor of Walter Cronkite

Vote on the Senate concealed-carry amendment going on right now

I'm ready to spit nails...

Question on birther nonsense

Strange! Humans Glow in Visible Light

Jeremy Scahill: Blackwater Seeks Gag Order

Oh, Freep jobs! I think this is what you're looking for.

I am changing my mind about the FairTax (or UnFairTax)

So what's the best way to tackle poverty?

Texas Cops Send Racist E-Mails about Obama

Congressman Eric Massa Condemns Fox News(Calls For O'Reilly & Peters to be Fired)

House Intelligence Panel Could Call Cheney in Probe

Our gigantic cottonwood tree toppled during Monday night's storm here in the Denver area

Palin Moving to Fox??

Obama should invite the birther leaders like Berg and Taitz to the WH

Atheists choose 'de-baptism' to renounce childhood faith

The Canadian Woman in the Health Care Ads is Lying

My mother is home safely back from UK/France and 2/3 of my gifts were confiscated at the airport.

My mother is home safely back from UK/France and 2/3 of my gifts were confiscated at the airport.

I Don't Believe In Marriage - Here's Why I (Grudgingly) Got Married Anyway

Shouldn't the name of the program be "Future clunkers for clunkers"

Worst Case Scenario

From Stargazer99

Mandated Health Care? Finally getting some MSM truth about a Public Option

The Case of Nazis in the CIA

Executives receive one-third of all pay in the U.S.

Dr. David Himmelstein says Dr. Howard Dean is lying about the Obama health care proposal.

"What Do You Call A Black Man At Harvard?" (Jack and Jill Politics)

Chris Hedges: There Is No Reason For Us To Be In Afghanistan - Everyone Knows It & It Spells Defeat

Some quotes correcting the record about "liar liar pants on fire" attacks toward Howard Dean

I thank the generations who were willing to pay their taxes. I owe them my literacy.

In defense of monogamy.

Check out the most-alien landscapes on earth!

Living in a Police State: The Gates Incident

An Insurance Story. This past week

Doctors Warn: Avoid Genetically Modified Food

Should Heath Care Reform pay for Abortions or should it be between Doctor and Patient?

Would you be happy if you had a truly affordable health plan that covered 99%

Is the Obama Health Care Plan Really Better Than Nothing?

Health Insurance Lobby Cherry-Picks Data In Fight Against Public Plan

Blue Dog Mike Ross Made Millions Selling Prescription Drugs, Threatening to Kill Health Care Reform

Oh dear G-ddess, it gets worse... Deals made with drugmakers and hospitals

Ted Nugent uses terms "mediocrity and slovenliness" about Obama White House

Mandatory Insurance

Mandatory Insurance

At tonight's press conference, would you like to see someone ask President Obama ...

Hemp is illegal for ANTI-COMPETITVE CORPORATE REASONS, e.g. DuPont

Anyone hear the interviews on NPR this afternoon (12:00 pm CDT)

Health Care, Media and the Case for Socialized Medicine

No one ever mentions this. ...

Sign this petition asking Congress to delay their vacation for healthcare reform

Online Poll: Jon Stewart Is America's Most Trusted Newsman

Is Lou Dobbs a screaming asshole?

No Health Care Bill, No Recess

Be afraid: "Glenn Beck likes to bring his gun to the movies."

Who Caused the Economic Crisis?

Who Caused the Economic Crisis?

Who Caused the Economic Crisis?

Stop telling LIES about the Canadian health care system

Online Poll: Jon Stewart Is America's Most Trusted Newsman

Single-Payer Healthcare Gets a Vote

Rep. Blackburn: "We're Not Going To Cry 'Emergency' Every Time We Have A Katrina"

"Whisper it softly, but Texas looks set to become a Democratic state"

Saw a great bumper sticker today, that both religious and non-religious can enjoy.

How now, I just thought of a new GREAT APE for the lounge!!

I have become a belcher

Vibes For CaliforniaPeggy

Pretty good take on the old Lunar Lander game

I'm thinking about taking vacation to Alaska.

Best bloopers ever from a feature film:

Anyone hear from Parche???

Something strange to see in one of the big forums...

Jebuscripes on a trailer hitch Vista sucks donkey ass!

Did anybody else just see Jon Stewart with pie all over his face?

Shpongle - Dorset Perception [DJ Sasha mix]

They Finally Sold My Mom's House

I really love Rescue Me.... It;s so fucking funny...

Its almost 1:00

Most random music video of all time?

Tangerine Dream - Thief / Sorcerer

Spot the logical error

n/t (wrong forum)

"Swallow It"

My little girl is a big girl now!!

The new Macbook Pro; whatever you do, DON'T piss it off!

Who's up??

Roxanna Saberi (recently freed US journalist) is FINE.

DU Song Of The Day

"Hello, you've reached Alan Rickman at 555-0122..."

New U2 video is cute

"Charlie Wants An Abortion" from It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia

I went to bed before 7:00 last night

Unusual tattoos

GI Joes Fans Check In

What'll ya have?

what does your SO do that is so special

Ladies and Gentlemen, Mr. Alan Rickman.

Kitteh Vs. Roll of Toilet Paper

I must confess- I love coffeecake

Match Game Story: "Chocolate-Loving Charlie put six Charleston Chews _____ the freezer"

R.I.P.: John "Marmaduke" Dawson, founding member of New Riders of the Purple Sage, 1945-2009

Good morning Lounge

I want to create an Alan Rickman thread that never dies.

California Peggy: Update?

Alan Rickman is:

And now, a cryptic message from Tommy_Carcetti

Which side do you take in the Great Atheist Schism?

The AMA on the stimulus package

Anyone else here watch "Z Rock" on IFC ?? I just discovered the show

Saw a great bumper sticker today.

My brother needs a triple by-pass surgery and he has no insurance.

Colin Firtzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz......

Colin Firtzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz......

who is alan rickman

Could someone explain to me the fascination with armpits ?

The Hurt Locker has an astounding 98% on Rotten Tomatoes (over 100 reviews)

Eddie Izzard on the differences between cats and dogs

Okay, you all can have Alan Rickman and Colin what's-his-name . . .

I'm watching the Simpsons en Francaise

Pictures from graywarriors and Alan Rickman's wedding...

Is it really after noon (CST)?

BREAKING:Alan Rickman signs 3 year deal to be Cialis spokesman!

Which side are you on in the great Alan Rickman Rivalry?

Most unlikely thing to hear on FOX Opinion Channel

Most unlikely thing to hear on FOX Opinion Channel

So are hobbit children the size of tea cup poodles?

Anybody Here See Public Enemies?

make sure to check out this new social experiment show on the Discovery channel now

Just on CTV news tonight:: they may cancel classes for students in the

Most awesome dreams ever this morn'... I am a Dreamlord!

What do you think when you ask someone a straight up question

Batshit crazy hairlady strikes again

If you could enact any law you wanted

Pinch Me

Ever get lost in a bad neighborhood?

My 5 personal hero's

Never mind the Episcopalians or atheists... bananas are a Pastafarian's nightmare!

Happy Pi Approximation Day

I know you ladies like Colin Firth in a wet white shirt. I'd take Jennifer Ehle in the same...

Any "Mister Rogers" fans here?

OMG Car accident in front of my house. No one hurt but

Never mind the Episcopalians... bananas are an atheist's nightmare!

Anyone see the movie "Outsourced?"

Holy shit! Alan Rickman marries Graywarrior and Tuesday Afternoon in dual ceremony!

I got a case of beer for $10, and it doesn't suck!

Any Chicagoland SQL DBA's in the Lounge?

No, I'm NOT ready to start playing Livony

Oh sure, Bananas are all fun and games until they spill all over I95 shutting down the highway....

No SHIRT No SHOES No SERVICE Thread. I also reserve the right to refuse service to anyone.

Green Hornet will be the end of Seth Rogens career

Great. I just got a SECOND copy of Adobe CS4 collection!


Yacht Rock!!!

Graywarrior and Rickman ambushed by paparazzi!! The pic Graywarrior tried to keep hidden!

What if cartoons were real

OK CP what did the doctor say?

Do elite colleges produce the best-paid graduates? Not in my case!

The cover of the latest issue of 'Time' makes me so angry I could spit nails that are on fire.

How far are you from your monitor? What degree is it angled. Here is a link to some cool ergonomic

DU Song Of The Day

If the first you found out about it was stats - did a blog war happen?

Update on "The Narcissist ", and some thoughts about bad karma

Taco Bell dog dead at 15

Will July 22 forever be known as Rickman Day for the Lounge?

For all the homewreckers out there


I have to tell you something.

WIthholding information from a family member?

All this crap about Alan Rickman has broken my spirit and is forcing me to leave DU.

Darth Vader says "You Can't Touch This!" LOLOLOLOLOLOL!


rate the rock voice (meatloaf live)

zOMFG! Alan Rickman just died in a fall off a cliff in New Zealand!!

Since I did the DU name change, I've been able to post on DU again

Congratulations Sparkly! 20,000 posts!

Congratulations theHandpuppet! 10,000 posts!

Congratulations endarkenment! 10,000 posts!

Has anyone seen this Alan Rickman video (NSFW)?

Has anyone seen this Alan Rickman video (NSFW)?

Has anyone seen this Rick Astley video (NSFW)?

Alan Rickman? PFFFT!

Dream Boat Annie....

Let's have a party. An ACID party.

Any "Mister Mister" Fans Here?

Elton John lost me when he put on the fucking Donald Duck suit

Help! My universe is shrinking!

How bad is it when your blueberry muffin mix is blue?

My newest poem: "Strength"

Legal question here...debt collection but not mine

Holy shit! Alan Rickman marries Graywarrior on Tuesday afternoon in duel ceremony!

I have a book idea... anybody got contacts in publishing?

Summertime dilemma

How did I miss the Alan Rickman battle?

Congratulations LynneSin! 70,000 posts!

Finish this sentence: "Power is ..

Puberty and the Pre-teens...

Picture of a happy dog

One of my molars ache like hell!

When I click on a video on this site all I get is the sound and a few fuzzy

Damn! I haven't seen Lilith , the calico kitty

Bait and Switch, How the Public Option was sold,

I swear my cat looks at me

I'm just going to put a sign on my house that says "Homeless bugs welcomed"

Who the fuck is Alan Dickman and why is he so important.

Do you or someone you know have a good grasp on trademark laws? If so, please let me know! THANKS!

All things being equal, how is your life right now?

Any "Mister Roberts" fans here?

Which actor or actress would portray you in your biography?

Y'all can have Alan Rickman

Dear Alan Rickman fans: I like him very much, too, but . . .

Finally after 2 years...

Ever known anyone who needed psych. help but says "no I don't --

Alan Rickman and graywarrior Wed in hush hush wedding

Has anyone else had this happen?(puss involved)

I just made a big ass batch of refrigerator pickles.

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 7/22/09

Pick your personal sports cliche

You can have Rickman and Firth

Who else misses the job they USED to have?

Looking for an approporaite toy for an 8wk old Beagle puppy?

DAMN! Somebody send me some bull snakes!

PETA video shows Ringling Bros. circus handlers beating elephants

my first semester schedule is set and i know where i'm living

BMW Billionaire Blackmail Suspects Arrested Over Sex Video Tape

Can someone explain to me what the battle over bananas and Episcopalians is about?

So I was away from the Lounge the past week. Somebody fill me in on what happened while I was gone.

What was the nicest thing you did for someone else yesterday?

GARGH! You Creation Science/ID shitwads, there are NOT "both" sides of the story!!!!

Do you like wind chimes? Do you have a rain chain?

What director(s) would you want to make your biography?

***********STRONG ATHEIST Appreciation Thread***********

Do you admire and respect royalty?

Big Vibes For Midlo

A few observations and things. let 'em rip (list 5)

Pay of Top Earners Erodes Social Security

Clear Channel donates radio stations to support minority ownership initiative

Varanasi (India) witnesses total solar eclipse

(California) State budget deal threatened

Police 'beat' pro-Mousavi protesters

US Senate halts F-22 jet funding

Clinton Hints at ‘Defense Umbrella’ to Deter Iran

Rights Group Accuses Saudi Arabia of ‘Gross’ Abuses

Tyler Perry sending rebuffed day-care kids to Disney World

Pakistan's Musharraf Told to Appear in Court (to explain 2007 firing judges)

U.S. could take over pensions for Delphi’s hourly workers

Oakland (Calif.) voters pass pot tax to boost city coffers

US mission workers ask Obama to help restore Honduran president

Seattle Businessman Sending Uniforms to Iraqi Team (Rachel Maddow Project)

Pakistan FM: Relations with India to improve

Report: U.S. wins WTO films, music case vs. China

3 accused of letting rats chew toes off Ohio baby

Clinton urges Myanmar to free Suu Kyi

Schoolgirl, 13, arrested after sub-machine gun found in her wardrobe

More shooting on road to Freeport's Papua mine

Saudis chided on 'rights abuses'

Antiterror Campaign in Indonesia Comes Under Question

Key Sri Lankan road is re-opened

Disney Japan to sell movies in tiny memory cards

Venice's first female gondolier pushes off into uncharted waters

Japan ruling party warns voters against change

Palin legal fund may violate ethics law

Did US forces watch Afghan massacre?-Afghan detainees allege that Americans witnessed a mass killing

First Human Trials of Swine Flu Vaccine Begin in Australia

Dick Cheney Gets the Gift of More Protection

(Arlen) Specter's lead over Toomey disappears, poll shows

Mexican immigration to US hits 10-year low: study

Panel approves $128 billion for Iraq, Afghanistan

Drizzle causes emergency in Chilean desert city

Ahmadinejad Humiliated Over Vice President Choice

Goldman Sachs Pays $1.1 Billion for Treasury Warrants

Chavez 'to review' Colombia ties

UnitedHealth profit soars 155%

GOP Sen. Graham says he will vote for Sotomayor

Ukranian general confesses to murdering reporter

Unemployment could undercut U.S. recovery: Bernanke

$2M ad blitz launched by U.S. Chamber of Commerce (against public healthcare)

Toyota says it's no longer profitable in North America

Feds: Man gave al-Qaida NYC subway info

Lutz man says he was fired for complaining Obama not U.S. citizen

Famous Taco Bell Chihuahua Dead at 15 (Yo quiero Taco Bell)

Pakistan Objects to U.S. Expansion in Afghan War

Group Plans Lawsuit To Unveil the CIA’s ‘Pentagon Papers’

Darkness falls in Asia during total eclipse, luring masses

(Mental Health) Records of Virginia Tech Gunman Discovered

Sun setting on San Onofre beach nudity

Brazil Pans US and Clinton's Role in Honduras Coup d'État Crisis

Michael Jackson's Doctor Under Investigation on Possible 'Manslaughter' Charges

Report: DEA searches Jackson doctor’s clinic

China suicide puts spotlight on secretive Apple culture (Update)

US 'ready to boost Gulf defence'

Honduras talks postponed, Arias has new proposal

Vietnam police detain 18 Catholics after clashes

New NASA boss: Astronauts on Mars in his lifetime

U.S. Deaths Hit A Record High In Afghanistan

Pelosi on the Public Option: "That's Gonna Happen."

Kucinich Asks 'Is the Fed Paying Banks NOT to Loan Money?' (New Probe of TARP)

Democrats scold Obama on signing statements

Conservative kiosk not allowed at mall

Seniors see savings in Medicare drug plan

Oakland, California, passes landmark marijuana tax

Long Island Man Charged in Attack on U.S. Base in Afghanistan

US envoy hears Pakistan concerns on Afghan war

Senate rejects pro-gun measure on concealed weapon

Judge restores Rather’s fraud claim vs. CBS

White House declines to disclose visits by health industry executives

FDNY written exams excluded hundreds of black and Hispanic firefighters, federal judge rules

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Wednesday July 22

E-cigarettes contain toxic chemicals, FDA says

Woman launches suit against Applebee's, Weight Watchers for inaccurate calorie count

Courts: Cops who allege corruption can be fired

Howard Dean speaks on health care reform to Campus Progress

GOP Docs No perception

Lady waves flag (literally), questions Obama's citizenship, and leads crowd in Pledge of Allegiance

Birfer Berg And Savage Weiner Visit The Land Of Make Believe

Beck: ‘Nothing Like Starting Your Week’ By Slamming Unions For Getting Rich Off ‘Illegals’

Holocaust Shooter Von Brunn was a "Birther" - Rachel Maddow

Conservatives for Patient's Rights

Tom Arnold is a smart guy

Rachel Maddow & Barney Frank discuss the likely defeat of the F22 Boondoggle

Rep. Ginny Brown-Waite claims Dem health plan tells seniors to "drop dead."

Bachmann Doesn't Want You to Have Affordable Health Care

Protect ALL Washington Families: Decline to Sign Referendum 71

Obama Spanks the Congress

DNC TV Ad: "No Plan At All" (DNC targets DeMint)

Gordon Brown: Wiring a web for global good

CNBC or Fox News? What's the difference?

Pelosi: Work through recess

Lewis Black - In God and Healthcare We Trust (Or Not)

DNC Web Ad: Playing Politics

Obama and the progressive movement

Rachel Maddow discusses the birthers, Lou Dobbs, and conspiracy theories

Lewis Black on Health Care - Hysterical!!!

The Question You Need To Ask Yourself Is Do I Feel Lucky? Congresswoman Moore

Obama: Big Pharma's Sugar Daddy?

America is in Decline~ Red Crow

Crazy birther woman hijacks Delaware town hall meeting

Clown Beck bashes President Obama for complaining about haing to fill out dying mother's paperwork.

TYT: Glenn Beck Does Spirited Defense Of The Rich

TYT: The Secret Republican Strategy on Healthcare

Liz Cheney has verbal diarrhea

Randall Terry warns of

Rick Sanchez Puts End To Obama Birth Certificate Issue

Rep. Blackburn: "We're not going to cry 'emergency' every time we have a Katrina.'

US Forces Linked to Afghanistan Prisoner Massacre, Says Report; DoD Investigation Still MIA

Guardian UK: Tax the rich for healthcare


Americans Need Jobs; Firms Look to India

Obama Means Business About Two-State Solution

More Republican Troubles With Their Wingnuts

The call of the highway - Garrison Keillor

John Thune: 'Concealed Weapons Don’t Kill, Gay Spouses Do'

The CIA, licensed to kill

Chávez Bashing

Fiscal ruin of the Western world beckons

Obama's not-so-new Latin America policy

Don't give up the fight for choice on abortion

Teen Pregnancy: An Epidemic in Foster Care

Steve Clemons: Note to White House: Netanyahu is Obama's Khrushchev

Want To Menace US Leaders ? Join The Theocratic Far Right

H-1B demand may be retreating as feds increase scrutiny

The Guardian Institutions of Hierarchy

Massa displays his independent side.

India should keep up pressure on US on protectionism: Premji

TYT Launches New YouTube Channel: TYT Interviews

Is President Obama's race behind the 'birther' conspiracy movement?

The Great Tax Con Job

The Great Tax Con Job

From the hospital to bankruptcy

'The Fellowship' aka 'The Family' secretive DC prayer group

Health Care Is Not The Only Socialized Thing We Need To Stop

Wisdom dictates we stop demonizing Republicans

We have to Fight the media and congress, because this is a Life or Death matter!

Can you imagine saying to Blue Cross Blue Shield "You're out"

Hilarious: DailyKOS poster proves that Obama is the anti-Christ

Can someone tell me if there is ANY republican alternate health care plan?

Birthers Need to Come Out and Just Admit They Have a Problem w/ a Black man Being President

CNN Distances Itself from Lou Dobbs

The Left Needs to Support Obama Now

Will Mother's Baptism Come Up At Obama's Mormon Meeting?

Hillary in Thailand

Nouriel Roubini: Economic recovery "very ugly, going to feel like a recession even when it ends"

Guess who's birthday is coming up August 4th...

Prof. Gates' arrest demonstrates that President Obama has NOT "ushered in a post-racial America"

I've never seen Reagan's birth certificate!

White House declines to disclose visits by health industry executives

GOP in FULL COURT PRESS Swift Boating Pres Obama with negatives

I am not voting for Obama in 2011.

Why does the EMPLOYER have to PROVIDE healthcare benefits in the USA?

HERE's why so many people are satisfied with their Health Coverage

Bid Ed is having a elected Canadian Official on MSNBC tonight

DeMint's "We will break him" translation. (sung by Billie Holiday)

Are there any cable companies that allow you not to take Fox "News..."

The Ultimate Obama Insider

WH: Obama to get more directly involved in health care talks

So... Why are they called "BlueDog Democrats"?????

Jackeens!!! Quit Bein' On Vacation!!!! (Michelles new do!)

I predict that after the Presser tonite DU will once again explode with enthusiasm for the President

An honest to the heart question.. can "you", or "we"..handle the drop in the polls?


Gang Of Seven Is Now Six

Perdue: Don't give states the bill

We Can't Let Perfect Be the Enemy of Good.

Does Anyone Have Obama's Back?

I don't know why the media underestimates Obama.

White House declines to disclose visits by health industry executives


A case study in a recent family health issue that shows how the Repigs are lying

Do you think anyone will be an ASSHOLE and ask President Obama about his birth certificate?

Republicans Will Be Toast in 2010 If the Dems Pass Health Reform, and They Know It

Swiftboating Health Care Reform - There are No Interest Groups as powerful as the Corporate Media!

Research Firm Cited by GOP Is Owned by Health Insurer (WaPo)

Obama and His Words

Obama says US on schedule to leave Iraq

Here in Chicago Obama's News Conference will not be on Fox

I just love me some Barbara Boxer!

Maybe President Obama should land on the roof of a major urban hospital in a flight-for-life chopper

New York Times: ‘Birther’ Boom - Meme going Mainstream

All I can say is "bring it on"...

Obama on health revamp: Debate is `not a game'

GOP giddy over presser tonight- is this desperation?

PERSPECTIVE. Obama: Healthcare Debate is "not a game" :: McConnell rolls out "Straw Man Bingo"

WorldNetDaily: 'Birth certificate' seller vanishes into thin air

Will He Exceed Expectations Yet Again With His Speech Tonight?

Obama: Health Reform Crucial to Rebuilding Economy

CNN's Roland Martin: Birther's "I want my country back" comment means...


If Obama was in Hogwarts, what house would he be in?

I got your "Mission Accomplished" right here! (Excerpts from the Speech Tonight)

Recovery in Action: Re-training Auto Workers and Creating Jobs

Every GOP Senator should have to provide a valid Birth Certificate by Noon Friday!

Nelson (D-Ne) : Obama faces 'tough sale'

McCain Loses Again (McCain and the GOP Apologize)

Rasmussen: Obama's Health care plan struggling; 53% now oppose Healthcare reform

Snowe does not support a public option from day 1

The M$M, Republiscum, and Blue Dogs are going to their knives.

Good News: Hatch quits health care talks

"Tune In," he tells me. Okay, Prez...

POTUS Applauds House Passage of Paygo Legislation

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Meet the Press Sunday

So... what would have happened had GWB stolen our Social Security?

Reporters love the bipartisan theme, but ignore the GOP's zealous determination to see Obama fail

First grandmother says it's a wonderful life

I Will Not Support the President Obama in the 2012 Democratic Primary!

dupe delete

Obama on the Today Show: "This is not about me. I have healthcare"

ACTION ALERT: President Obama is asking us to pass-on this message

President Obama preps for prime-time news conference

Pelosi on the Public Option: "That's Gonna Happen." - Not overly concerned with bi-partisanship.

Secret Service Cut Corners on Obama's Protection

Pelosi: We Have the Votes to Pass Health Care

Bye bye Jon Kyl: Implies Sotomayor is a liar, won"t vote for her; Crist agrees with Kyl

Did Bush do permanent damage to the office of the Presidency?

President Obama is probably the 1st president in modern history

The Hill: Pelosi open to keeping the House in session thru August to pass healthcare overhaul

.It it time for the Obama to take control of Healthcare Legislation. Pelosi/Baucus fail

Visitor records, OBAMA "continues ... bad, anti-transparency, pro-secrecy approaches" of BUSH

What everybody simply must understand about the Birther Movement

DeMint takes the bait: says "We've got to stop the President"

At tonight's presser Obama will focus on "how we rescued the economy from the worst recession" (NYT)

Why don't they produce the birth certificate to show he was born in Kenya?

Thune’s gun amendment fails in Senate vote.

Lindsey Graham to support Sotomayor; Cochran to oppose...

Sasha and Malia Obama giggle upon seeing wax figures of parents at Madame Tussauds in DC

REPORT: On health care reform, networks highlight perceived setbacks far more than progress

Private Insurance Is a Defective Product: Testimony of Steffie Woolhandler before Congress

Kerry proposes tax on insurance companies

"Obama is going to fall back position?"

Lou Dobbs and the canard over President Obama's birth

The Repubs have shown our President that seeking bi-partisanship is nothing but a snipe hunt

Why is this Birther Issue getting so much attention from the media, now?

Compulsory health-coverage plan wins support (WaPo)

Sen. Jim "Demented" DeMint's desperation: say anything for media attention

Sorry, but I don't see anything wrong with Obama's....

"Seven Reasons Not to Bet Against Obama on Health Care"

Healthcare Reform and Economic Recovery are inextricably entwined

Jim DeMint is right.

Why is Lou Dobbs obsessed with Obama place of birth?

United Health made 150 million profit

The Mormon gift of the "Family Tree" to the Obama family

Specter's Lead Vanishes in PA. Now 45/44 against Toomey. 49% say he does not deserve reelection.

Waxman agrees to Blue Dogs' idea for independent commission with power to control Medicare spending

Maybe if we told our corporate lords that they could save money by

Mandates without single payer is the stick without the carrot

Steele: Joe the Plumber got the GOP its groove back

The Long Game Strategy

Why hasn't someone in the media ask these rethugs that why do they have Gov. run health care

So this idiot RETHUG has Bluecross Blueshield but thinks Gov. shouldn't provide healthcare

Matt Miller's health plan proposition (or what is probably what the Blue Dog see as a responsible

PhRMA ad praises Hagan

Is Hagan Democratic enough?

Self-Delete (nt)

Every Democrat who is "slow-walking" universal heathcare will be held accountable if it fails

Rachel Maddow: Reporter asked Sanford, "Where's your wedding ring?"

I wonder if Letterman will be having a field day today with Palin...

Oh my! Roundtable of Politico "reporters" on Charlie Rose?

When all is said and done, will you be willing to accept incremental changes in...

where are the commercials with job out sourced clerks standing between you and your MD...

PA-Gov: Corbett Leads GOP Field, Dem Field Unclear

PNHP on The Colbert Show - Single-payer, not for profit

Who do you trust on ... ? (Obama or the 30 percenters)

HEADS UP-David Shuster going to talk about how the "birthers" are dividing the Repub. party

Wind power throws a curve at the BPA

DrumBeat: July 22, 2009

193-Square-Mile Cook Glacier On Kerguelen Island Has Shrunk By 22% Since 1963 - AFP/JGR

The Seeds of a New Economy

Late Monsoon Bypassing Key Bangladesh Agricultural Regions - "Severe Drought" Possible w/i Weeks

Central Valley (CA) Fruit Crops Need Winter Chill, Won't Get It In Future - UC Davis

Frisco Chokers 0 Atlanta 8

An Upton poll.

Giants getting scalped again by Braves 8-1


Who's the most annoying poster in the sports forum? (non-poll)

Chokers SHUTOUT by the Nationals 4-0

LaRoche to BoSox for two prospects

Rock Climbing-related Injuries Increasing

The Bucco's win a wild one against the Brew Crew, 8-7!!

Gloat-free Baseball Scores (Tuesday, July 21)

Holy shit, the Phillies finally lost a game!

Good news SEC Fans! You got your own network.

Report: Shirtless Mets VP challenges (AA)players to fight

(Rockies)Helton hits 500th career double

Islanders sign Marty Biron to one year deal

For what it's worth, I found a third DU'er who is a Natinal fan!

Around the horn college football predictions --Big 12

Venezuela: US drug report threatens relations

US mission workers ask Obama to help restore Honduran president

Is anyone following the Giordano vs Golinger spat?

Optimism at the Mesa Redonda with the Honduras Ambassador

Damn! Now we have to discuss sports in the sports forum?

VIDEO of Xiomara Hortensia Zelaya's Speech Before July 18 March in Tegu

Bolivia completes nationalization of oil and gas sector

Totó La Momposina: Colombia's Afro-Caribbean star

Raul Prada: Bolivia’s New Political Constitution of the State

VIDEO: Promo for Eva Golinger's New TV Show in Venezuela - US Interference in Latin America

Brazil Pans US and Clinton's Role in Honduras Coup d'État Crisis

Obama's not-so-new Latin America policy

HONDURAS RESISTS: "The Campesino Movement Speaks"

FIDEL: "The 30th Sandinista Anniversay and the San Jose Proposal"

Analysis of Ambassador William Brownfield’s Address on Colombia

Twenty-first Century Coups d'Etat

Zelaya, Negroponte and Controversy at U.S. Air Base of Soto Cano (Palmerola)

Evo Morales blames the US for Honduran coup

PINOCHETTI Carlos Lopez Giving Press Conf. Live Telesur (Press Conf. finished at 4:10pm EDT)


Fernando Francia on Twitter saying Zelaya delegation arrived Micheletti on the way


Okay, SO. FLORIDIANS - this one is for you. 7/25 Solidarity Protest at US SOUTHERN COMMAND IN MIAMI!

Robert Lovato: "Our Man in Honduras" (the decision is final, Lanny Davis is an asshole)

Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Adolfo Perez Esquivel, Demands Zelaya's Reinstatement

EVA'S UPDATE 7-22: "Honduras Talks Postponed; Zelaya "On His Way" and Coup Regime Expels Venezuelans

Chávez Bashing

What are the obstacles for Steelers to repeat?

ACLU Joins Fight to Stop Illegal Searches of Open Gun Carriers

Gee--The thread ends when the gun nuts are defeated.

Another victory for the second amendment! Woo-hoo!

Senate rejects pro-gun measure on concealed weapon

Authors Oz, Grossman sign petition calling for external probe of Gaza op

Israel turns on itself (article about the ultra-orthodox riots)

Gaza: Dozens hurt in Dahlan family wedding

'Iran arms path to Hamas hit hard by Gaza war'

Israeli rabbis to U.S. Jews: Sway Obama administration in our favor

ZOA: Obama policy on eastern Jerusalem is ‘racist’

Israel circulates photo of Hitler greeting late Palestinian mufti

Israel bans mention of Palestinian 'nakba' from textbooks

1199 Union Forgoing Raises to Aid Pension

Stella D'Oro Workers Fighting Plant Closing Get Support From Their Congressman

Boston Globe Union Approve Cuts, Clears Sale Obstacle

Ohio town party axed because of union involvement (local business leaders weren't happy)

"PACE Coalition" - disgusting anti-worker group!

Labor Secretary Solis pushes jobs program

Today in Labor History July 22 Union declares victory a 10-hour day, 6-day week 1886, bomb kills 10

CNA, SEIU Protest Tenet's Cutting Of Sick Leave For Health Care Workers

How does your (local) union settle contract disputes?


Private Insurance Is a Defective Product: Testimony of Steffie Woolhandler before Congress

White House declines to disclose visits by health industry executives (re-direct)

this is just wrong. healthgrades website, see you doctors rating only


Can anyone point me to an executive summary of the major points of

Major Study of Malpractice Insurance Finds No Basis to Limit Liability

UofL researcher may have found link between conditions such as autism, dyslexia

Jack Layton visits Big Ed!

Christ's Teachings v. US Health Care

Did anyone see that ad...

I'd gladly pay an extra 1% if it would bring back my Uncle

How Vitamin D Reduces the Incidence of Cancer: The DINOMIT Model - x

After the Health Reform Bill is Passed and Signed the Insurance Industry Will Be...

Hide and Seek in the Morning

Dead English Ivy

Some more info on Shona Holmes, from the Ottawa Citizen.

Update on phony Heathcare ad

Nouriel Roubini: Economic recovery "very ugly, going to feel like a recession even when it ends"

Wall Street’s Love Affair with Ben Bernanke

Dr. Housing Bubble 07/21/09

"Lets call it economic darwinism.."

Oil's year-to-date rally defies declining demand

Anyone else see the NY Times article about the $23 trillion bailout number being completely bogus?

List of blue dog democrats

(30 meter) telescope to be built in Hawaii

DNA-Radio: Listen to entire human genome

Amendments limit extension of federal hate-crimes law

Are there any websites or fountains of information about how gay-friendly a company is?

Conservatives Warn Quick Sex Change Only Barrier Between Gays, Marriage

Gay Marriage Activists Hypocrisy: Navratilova having her cake and, uh, eating it too....

Parents of 'ex-gay' student threaten lawsuits

Gay T-Shirts In Windows A Problem For American Apparel

Benjamin Libet: We live 1/2 second in the past and have no free will

A thread I think you may be interested in reading.

Thoughts about these signs and initiations?

Great article about a pro football player's study of alt healing.

Starting working with my Reiki group again a week ago

The eclipse as seen in Asia and interesting beliefs in different cultures

Did *you* know that humans emit visible light?

Eclipse dreams of 7/21?


Best non-prescription thyroid supplement...

A great quotation that someone sent to me today...

The value of cussing

Can you guess the political orientation of the author of these words?

California's IOUs Offer a Way Out of Its Fiscal Crisis

Legion Order Under Seige for Sexual Abuse, Double-Life of Founder

Catholics Excommunicate Family And Doctor Of A 9-Year Old Rape Victim For Abortion

Todays menu (don't hurt me)

Hi, guys!

Cast iron experts

Census report shows that Texas still ranks low in voter turnout

Congressmen move to bring passport application office to Valley

San Antonio Police Officers Fired for sex crimes

The Blue Glow Grows Brighter in Texas

Ok folks time to take that tin foil hat off, regarding the powers that be

Did you guys see this!!!!!