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Archives: January 12, 2010

The GOP is guilty of painting Reid's racial non-sophisication as racism

Palin on Faux

Taliban make 'undetectable' bombs out of wood

Celebrate Martin Luther King Day

Is Ron Christie gay or is he just a black Republican ?

Jim Rennie=Sarah Palin

Discrimination is a hellhound that gnaws

Federal Reserve, Bloomberg Lawsuit: Bank Fights To Keep Details Of $2 Trillion Bailout Program Secre

If anyone is interested here's the link for the Coakley Brown debate happening now

Thank you, Mods. That post was vile.

More gop paranoia. Deport all Iranians!

A big Thanks to my state senator John DeFrancisco

A big Thanks to my state senator John DeFrancisco

The Difference: I Don't Think Harry Reid Is A Racist, But I'm Pretty Sure Trent Lott Is.

Waxman Attacks Winograd on Israel; Ignites a Political Firestorm

Joe Conason, Salon: Cheney family values & Liz's "crude, propagandistic pronouncements"

Dollars & Sense: Economic Rights, Then and Now

A new kink on the war on Christmas

It's all in how you use a descriptive term for a person.

New Jersey Legislature Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

Do the Freepers and Tea Partiers realize they have a LIBERAL for a Candidate in Massachusetts?

Ok, I understand that using "gay" as a term of derision is poor form

I miss MLK Jr.

I miss MLK Jr.

Restaurant Food Has Up To 200% More Calories Than Advertised

When did this happen? What were they voting on?

Simon Cowell leaving American Idol after this season

Bad news for Republicans playing politics with crotch-bomber incident

Fox News running unpaid ads on Glenn Beck Show to fill void created by departed paying advertisers

The Tea Party Factions... like High School... with guns.

TN Candidate to GOP: Sorry, But Tea Party Label Better for Me

President Signals Flexibility on Health Plan Tax (NYT) - union pressure is working

President Signals Flexibility on Health Plan Tax (NYT) - union pressure is working

Lieberman to Obama: "Well Duh"-A revised parable -The frog and the scorpion-By Tom Tomorrow

Activists Slam Plan For Tea Party Convention (Rancor in the Ranks)

According to Rudy Giuliani, Mary Matalin, and Dana Perino:

"I was 17 I got pregnant and my boyfriend hit me in the stomach with a hammer &..."

well, somebody should start demanding Republicans disavow the tea-partiers

Miep Gies, Protector of Anne Frank, Dies at 100.

Catholic bishops oppose gays Bill

Supreme Court justices oppose civil rights if they don't publicly support showing the proceedings?

Newsweek (WTF?!?): "GOP Senate Candidate's Racy Pics Don't Matter---Because He's a Dude"

Boeing Reaps Stimulus Millions to Clean Up Site It Was Fined for Polluting

Sarah Palin to contribute to Fox????

Jordanians question alliance with US after Humam al-Balawi’s CIA suicide bombing

Jordanians question alliance with US after Humam al-Balawi’s CIA suicide bombing

Northwestern U. fights subpoena for grades of journalism students in the Medill Innocence Project

Al-Awlaki, the Translator of Jihad -- How Influential Is Yemen's Mystery Man?

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

Did anybody see John Yoo on The Daily Show?

A new Seinfeld

Study suggests too many bodies buried at Burr Oak

Love is a myth?

NOW Law and Order on TNT, OLD one WITH KUNSTLER appearing!

Sarah Palin signs deal with Fox News

If TSA uses the new body scanners, will people start wearing leaded bras?

Palestinians find ancient coin hoard in Gaza


Can some one photoshop pictures of Ann Coulter and Liz Cheney to morph the two into one?

Johnny Cash has weighed in on the controversy of Avatar from beyond the grave...

Circus Art Extraordinaire!

The White House Juices the Stimulus Jobs Creation Count

Today, Jan 12th, is Rush Limpballs' birthday...

WHEN will world leaders address the growing crisis; that religion causes religious extremism.

Avoid the scanners, fly naked.

For orion007 (and anyone else who may have missed it): Egypt tombs suggest free men built pyramids

"Strong on national defense, low taxes, small government, fiscal responsibility" DECODED here.

Anne Frank diary guardian Miep Gies dies aged 100


Social Democrat Ivo Josipovic elected Croatia president

LA County supes hold off on releasing "worst ever" budget figures, for fear of scaring public

The Republican Party and McCain deserve to be consigned to a generation in the wilderness

Jamaican 'hate-cleric' Abdullah al-Faisal back in Kenya

Threats, Anxieties, Ingredients of Conservativism

Picture this, if you will, Samuel Adams, the patriot not the beer...

Study: Excess salt impairs bodily functions

Will Obama listen to unions and drop the excise tax?

Well I have to take back what I said earlier!

Jebus fugging Krist - not another day of this Joe Scum

CBS poll: only 1 in 5 say HCR is "about right" for covering Americans & controlling costs, ins cos

Hey everyone, be sure to say "Hi" to WorldNutDaily


Is there anyone Jay Leno won't screw over ?

All The Salacious Tidbits From Game Change Are Just Fine

So when does richie tax cut expire this year?

Are things really getting better in Afghanistan?

mods, please delete.

So, Doughy Pantload's mom was Nixon's press mole. Ha!

"Selling Insurance Across State Lines" is Health Insurance Deregulation - OpenLeft

This one is not about what the PC term for a race is for a change


The Sky is Not Falling: "Democrats luck out: Unelectable candidates quit in Connecticut and Colorado

What are the implications if Scott Brown wins the MA Senate seat next week?

BBC Reporter Smashes 'Unbreakable' Cell Phone During CES 2010

New Jersey Lawmakers Pass Medical Marijuana Bill

Delta is now accepting arms and legs as payment for its heightened checked bag fees

Mr. Fish: The real terrorists

The Psychology of Being Conservative (just a rough draft - input/feedback sought)

Review of Chevy Volt in action.

to the mod (in LBN in particular): my thread "Doubts cast on H1N1 scare" was moved to sept 11 forum

In Defense of Harry Reid ... at DU? You've got to be kidding.


Amazing how the Reid story pushed Rudy's lying out of the news.

Ed Meese rears his ugly head

Memo to media: Statement attributed to Clinton in Game Change is not a direct quote

You know what ought to piss you off more than Harry Reid?

You know what ought to piss you off more than Harry Reid?

"A few years ago, this guy would have been getting us coffee."

Tucker Carlson & friends, pathetic little men

dupe --

mods pls delete, posting bug error

California Woman Moves Her Money After Being Blocked From Her Own Account

Creationist Kent Hovind: still in jail

Health care spending per country vs life expectancy graph

The Federal Reserve will return about $45 billion to the U.S. Treasury for 2009

GOP Backs Off Reid

Open Letter to the American People about the H1N1 Flu Vaccine

The media is finally asking.. "Who is Liz Cheney and what has she done to get all this press?

Just Your Typical Facebook Interaction Between GTMO Guards and Ex-Detainees

Just Your Typical Facebook Interaction Between GTMO Guards and Ex-Detainees

Norman Lear, I love you.

Where can I find information on the safety of the full body scanners?

Nurse Outduels IRS Over M.B.A. Tuition

Forget the words, Sen. Reid- Choose the right actions

Mexico opens 2010 with one of its deadliest days

Watching TV shortens life span

Inviting discussion about co-op initiatives

Study: Youth now have more mental health issues (I'm skeptical)

Why would DUers go see Avatar and make Rupert Murdoch and Fox richer?

Meip Gies dies at age 100.

Which is worse: Nationalism or Racism? Or are they the same thing?

Iraq Invasion in 2003 Was Illegitimate: Dutch Probe

US Fed earned record 45 billion dollars in 2009

My fellow IT workers, 2010 should (hopefully) be a better year. IT spending projected to grow 6.6%.

"Divorce Rates Higher in States with Gay Marriage Bans"

Program helps woman realize dream of home ownership

Program helps woman realize dream of home ownership

Had it with Facebook? You can always kill yourself.

Man spinning tires to get refund

Just watched "An American Carol"

Iraq’s Interior Ministry’s calls for public executions

Joan Walsh Nails It

Important food recalls on the USDA list today. Hope you are signed up.

So, I'm thinking of going back to school in some capacity. Any suggestions?

How not to respond to terrorism. (cartoon)

So... How much is Sarah's payoff from News Corp.?

Citizen initiative would legalize pot in Washington state

VA 37th District Special Election Today 1/12

Can we just get Palin on "Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader" already!

"one woman, one person of color"

Historians prepare to testify in Prop. 8 trial Tuesday

Historians prepare to testify in Prop. 8 trial Tuesday

Liz Cheney Knows Racism When She Sees It (She Was Raised in It)

Every time I see Palin I think of the Ajax Girl from Up In Smoke

'negro dialect'?

The Hague - Iraq invasion in 2003 was illegitimate: Dutch probe

The Rude Pundit: So Rush Limbaugh Must Believe That Sarah Palin Is a Dangerously Unstable Idiot

Suze Orman doesn't want to be taxed to pay for health insurance.

I know I shouldn't but I'd love to see Harold Ford run for the Senate nomination

Tea Party Convention Closed to Media

Democratic registration surges in Florida

More Scandal for Michele Bachmann's Pet Charity: MN Teen Challenge

America's Third Wolrd - Pine Ridge, South Dakota

Senate Health Insurance Industry Bill Taxes the Middle Class, Not Just Union Members

America displaced...3 mil foreclosures but short sales are displacing even more

BREAKING: Toyota said to install brake override systems on all cars by end of 2010

Will Palin be the only one on Fox

Prop 8 Trial

Anybody collect Stamps?

Anybody collect Stamps?

Rosaries Being Used As A Gang Symbol In Tahoe

Rosaries Being Used As A Gang Symbol In Tahoe

Did you ever work on a farm?

Don Siegelman on with Hartmann

Another bad idea from Alaska (Credo Action petition against Senate anti-emissions-regulation vote)

A mad scheme to kill a scientist

'Cougars' Not Welcome On Cruises

"...These jobs are going, boys, and they ain't coming back..."

The never ending Three Card Monte Game - Obama Warns of POSSIBLE TAX on Banks

Protest Saturday, 1/16/2010, 1-4 PM, CIA Headquarters!

AFL-CIO: Immigration Reform Would Boost Economy

A question for those IT inclined. Has anyone had their PC

Prop 8 trial day 2 (follow along on twitter)

The Effects Of Genetically Modified Foods On Animal Health

The Effects Of Genetically Modified Foods On Animal Health

Factually challenged news channel hires factually challenged Palin

General Stanley McChrystal: US Surge in Afghanistan Succeeding

General Stanley McChrystal: US Surge in Afghanistan Succeeding

Has anyone stopped to think that we may have some blame in the Reid "controversy?"

Ted Olson, not Olsen. In case anyone cares. nt

Mother, boyfriend arrested for abusing Monroe Co. (Tn) toddler

Senate Health Insurance Industry Bill Includes Many Republican Proposals

Who Is NOT Under "The Bus"?

Who Is NOT Under "The Bus"?

Will union officials cave on Senate health insurance tax and House surtax on wealthy people?

Will union officials cave on Senate health insurance tax and House surtax on wealthy people?

Sarah Palin to Contribute to Fox News

Colbert take on Harry Reid...

Latest medical scam...

I don't have to be humble when I'm a freakin' Swedish Hero!

An Everyman’s View of Economic Science

I have seen comments about why European models

Official: Texas has worst-ranked food stamp program

The Senate bill is just a bad corporate giveaway with a very few good things in it

one paragraph from an article titled 'Our Internal Threats'

one paragraph from an article titled 'Our Internal Threats'

Posted On The Occasion Of The Appearance Of John Yoo On The Daily Show

Grayson hauls in $850K in donations for re-election in Q4/2009

How much of a pay cut have you taken during the recession?

Manhattan Office Space for Lease Increases 38%, Cushman Says

Executive Order Establishing Council of Governors

Job Openings in U.S. Fell by 156,000 in November

N.Y. has a nuke plant event

Deadly Protest in Afghanistan Highlights Tensions

***Port of Morehead City, NC evacuated***

Canada markets seal products to China

On this rare (400 year old) map, China is the center of the world - story with pic

Is it just me or is the media totally ignoring all the Palin stuff in that stupid book?

8-Year-Old Aussie Boys Save Drowning Man

485 Jobs Lost as Chrysler Fires American Ad Agency, now paying an Italian ad agency for advertising

Desperate times call for treadmills...

Sarah Palin Believed Saddam Hussein attacked the US on Sept 11.

Denver stricter on pot

Hippo swims away from flooded Montenegrin zoo, shocks villagers by strolling past their homes

I'd like to recommend an excellent movie about the Iraq/Afghanistan wars

MSNBC said there was going to a hearing tomorrow in DC

MSNBC said there was going to a hearing tomorrow in DC

Tuberculosis-Infected Man On 'Do Not Board' List Flies Into SFO

Bad as Morning Joe was, they DID have an interesting discussion about Hllary and E.Edwards

Trade Deficit up - good news or not?

Palin jumps into the Tea Party!

Tell the IRS to stop Targeting People With Low Incomes For Audits

Gawker totally shreds Harold FORD, Jr - exposes his "Shadowy Associates: Everyone We Hate"

From a WaPo article on Reid's campaigning in NV:

Todd Tweets LOTT

I'll say one thing about the next Dem Majority Leader:

Blades Hidden in Walking Sticks Stun Owners

Guardian UK: Wal-Mart, the US retailer taking over the world by stealth

Sarah Palin will debut on Faux tonight.......billo's show....

Damned avian terrists (sic)...

Fortune magazine senior editor: Excise tax on 'Cadillac' health-care plans is a bad idea

People against healthcare reform must alreay be on govt care or havn't been to the doctor...

Mark McGwire admits steroid use.. in other news sun rises in east sets in west film at 11!

More news: NBC has decided to outsource The Tonight Show to China..

Colonia History, and color of skin

Tea bagger & white supremacist GOP today in Washington - November 05, 2009

Can Sarah Palin and Hope for the Future Coexist?

Hitler Learns Leno Is Moving Back To Late Night

Scenery just as distracting as cellphones

BREAKING NEWS: NBC fires both Leno and O'Brien..replaces them w Craig Ferguson..

Dem Congressman introduced 50% tax on bonuses

From the grave: Bruce Lee apologizes for Chuck Norris.

Get your town off the salt habit:

Get your town off the salt habit:

I applaud your genius, Mr. President!

Coakley's Campaign Misspells Massachusetts

‘Avatar’ has a racist message?

The "Just go to the ER" argument that is used has got to be the most oversimplified thing ever said

"Day after tomorrow"...

"Scott Brown Threw Martha Coakley Up on a Pinball Machine and Treated Her Like Jodie Foster..."

The Iraq War Will Cost Us $3 Trillion, and Much More

Just curious...


Chuck Norris Hunts for Obama's 'Secret Vault' as Interpol Conspiracy Theories Get Wilder

Obama signs order to combine Federal/State military activities.

Health Sector Campaign Donations to Prez Candidates:

Reporters (Mostly) Barred From Tea Party Convention

12jan2010 ... to DU owner/admin: REC vs UNREC ... isn't it time to rethink this feature?

News Buyer Beware-Be Skeptical Of All You Read

Afghans are appealing people.

Afghans are appealing people.

Jamie Dimon on Bank Fees: Stop Vilifying Us!

Jamie Dimon on Bank Fees: Stop Vilifying Us!

Rapist, former lawmaker Ted Klaudt claims name copyright so nobody will talk about him anymore

George Monbiot: Avatar and the Genocides We Will Not See

More Republican "Humor."

OMG! Republicans are Photoshopping themselves to look EVEN WHITER!

Concealed Handgun Permit Holders Have Killed 9 Law Enforcement Officers & 108 Citizens Since May '07

Umm…Clinton May Not Have Said Racially-Charged “Getting Us Coffee” Quote

NY Daily News: Bill Clinton told Ted Kennedy that Obama 'would be getting us coffee' a few years ago

Top Ten Feature Name suggestions for Palin's Faux News segment?

UAW chief to fight 'Cadillac tax', (which Obama says is a "good idea")

From Around the world... in yesterday's Edinburgh Evening News:

Money, Clout and Texas Politics

"I wouldn't know."

Avatar: To boycott, or not to boycott, that is the question...

Panel subpoenas Fed for AIG records

The Atlanta and New Orleans mayoral races seem to be race card games

A TV Game show gives a glimpse of the US

My 6 year old displays more critical thought than Teabaggers and Foxnews viewers

Obama's recent poll #s: Gallup 49%, CBS 46%, Rasmussen 46%

AP Sources: Obama Likes National Health Exchange (& end to antitrust exemption)

Prop 8 trial - cross examination of Prof. Cott from Harvard (history of marriage expert)

So regarding the Halperin/Heilemann book--if your are a media insider...

CALIFORNIA: Assembly committee OKs bill to legalize marijuana

Krugman Shoots the Messenger: Blames Wheeler, FDL for Fueling “Fake Scandal” over Gruber

Michelle Obama's Nude Body Scan by Airport Security..

Dem internal polling shows Coakley up by 5

Bring it on, PUNK! Prediction: H.Ford won't even be able to get on the primary ballot

Our wonderful friends in the middle

Shouldn't outsourcing be taxed?

Schwarzenegger budget ax (will) fall heavily on poor

Let's fix something

Charlie Crist loses GOP straw poll to Marco Rubio

GALLUP ~ More Americans in favor of passing HC legislation than opposed - first time since October.

Check my logic! They must treat you in ER. Therefore, it is a right.

Check my logic! They must treat you in ER. Therefore, it is a right.

NBC should give the 10:00 pm slot to Rachel and Keith

NBC should give the 10:00 pm slot to Rachel and Keith

Pirate Party protests body scanners in their underpants...

Beaver magazine finds name all wrong for Internet

France Bill would impose Fines for wearing Burqas

Miep Gies, who helped Anne Frank hide from the Nazis and saved her diary, dies at 100

3.5 mile super freight train rolls through Los Angeles area catching officials by surprise.

Haiti. Earthquake. 7.l

Mirror, mirror on the wall who's the craziest wingnut of them all?

I spent the better part of my life making a living on the phone.

Prosecutors Target Northwestern Journalism Students

Tsunami watch for Haiti, Dominican Republic, Cuba after 7.3 mag earthquake

DELETED Discussion

Beware of deals devised behind politics' closed doors

Feingold Wary of Upcoming Ruling on Campaign Finance

Google threatens to leave China over hacks of dissident email accounts

Almost 2 Million People experience VIOLENT SHAKING

Lord of the Rings is a pretty racist movie.

Strong quake hits Haiti, hospital collapses (7.3)

National air wars heat up in Mass. Senate special

((PIC))) Is this Dennis Kucinich?

I think we're being played re; Caddilac tax

Everybody has Their Own Problem with Avatar

seasonal ingredient map (food)

Why my Senator Feingold supports the healthcare reform bill,

How long do you think Palin will last at FOX?

How long do you think Palin will last at FOX?

7.0 Earthquake in Haiti

Congrats NJ! Approves medical marijuana bill

Activists go undercover to thwart puppy mills

WOW !!! Just now, MSNBC -- uplifting message from an elegant african american man --

Tea Partier's Site Shows Photoshopped Image Of Racist Sign

Interesting Prop 8 Trial Testimony -Direct Connection Between Govt Discrimination & Private Violence

Top 10 Punditing Tips for Sarah Palin

After Embracing Drilling, Texas Town Atop Natural Gas Field Spooked By Air Pollution Worries

Bookies already taking bets: Who will Palin offend first at FOX?

Prolonged TV Viewing Linked To Higher Risk Of Death Even In Regular Exercisers

Prolonged TV Viewing Linked To Higher Risk Of Death Even In Regular Exercisers

I applaud your genius, Mr. President!

In honor of VP Joe Biden's mother, this is the music they played at her funeral today

Are we really going to lose Teddy's senate seat in Mass?

Mystery object to whizz by Earth Wednesday

So ... Obama says he wants to tax the banks as a way to get same taxpayer money back.

MSNBC reporting that Harry Reid is leaving the campaign trail in Nevada to return to DC to meet ....

The TSA lied: naked-scanners can store and transmit images

Evidence-Based Approach To Medicine Would Help The US Healthcare System: Report

Missouri Survivalist Arrested In White Supremacists Investigation Convicted On 2 Weapons Charges

Tucker Carlsen's New Site Kicks Off With Homophobic Smear Against Rachel Maddow

Mark Halperin must be a moron to say that he thinks Palin has leadership quailities

Tweety's Lead in Calls Republicans out on Denying 9/11 Happened d on Bush's Watch

The Facts About Obama's Campaign Financing

The Facts About Obama's Campaign Financing

Unions and their opposition to the Cadillac tax plan

Timmeh! Congress is investigating Geithner's emails regarding AIG bonuses!

California to consider legalizing all marijuana

Do you prefer white, caucausian, european-American or other?

Historian makes the case for same-sex marriage

Consumers come out being more regulated than the industries in HCR

Bill O'Lielly will ask Sarah Palin questions about

Got to catch Hartmann's segment with Siegelmann. Again, speaking to truth.

Tea Party n-word sign rebounds

Tea Party n-word sign rebounds

Is Palin Bi-Polar?

If you haven't heard Richard Trumka's speech at the National Press Club you should

If you haven't heard Richard Trumka's speech at the National Press Club you should

Unusual space object, possibly man-made, approaches Earth

*** Tell the FCC to Stand Up for Net Neutrality! ***

I Think We've Lost

Sagging Teabaggers protest at at Detroit Auto Show (their protest was a bust)

Joan Walsh nails it! I don't CARE about this book either

Google on the verge of pulling out of China

Hugo Chavez: Venezuela Needs 'Socialist' Soap Operas

Haiti rocked by powerful 7.3 earthquake

No rest for Caravaggio, 400 years on

If The Private Sector Is Not Creating Jobs, Then The Federal Government Has To

Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels Bashes Atheists

Fox News now has unsold airtime on Glenn Beck’s show.

John Yoo on The Daily Show w/ Jon Stewart coming up!

John Yoo on The Daily Show w/ Jon Stewart coming up!

Obama's Economic Stimulus Bill of 2009

For those wanting to help Haiti after the quake

Something good to say about Wal- Mart

In FL, New Dem Voter Registration Outpacing New Rethug Registration By 43 Percent!

In FL, New Dem Voter Registration Outpacing New Rethug Registration By 43 Percent!

Laminated Linen Protected Alexander the Great

When did banks start charging to cash checks drawn on them?

How much do you care if Reid loses his job over this race remark?

DODD says healthcare reform "hanging by a thread" (KILL THE BILL, you've missed the point!)

American Bankers Assoc CEO warns Obama that new tax on banks "will decrease their ability to lend"

On Ed just now: Firefighters just threw a shot across the bow

Are the health insurance plans provided to the US Senate and House members considered 'Cadillac'?

When Rupert Murdoch dies and his Liberal children inherit his fortune and assets

Olson: "Exactly Why We Have Courts, Why We Have the Constitution and Why We Have the 14th Amendment"

When will Mayor Bloomberg run for President?

Obesity study shows big bottoms and thighs can be healthy

Audiences experience 'Avatar' blues (become depressed, unhappy w/ humanity)

Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper will run for Colorado governor

What percentage 'non-Negro' does one require to not be called a 'Negro?'

Archeologists discover 8,000-year-old building in Tel Aviv

Drug War Violence Escalates: 'Victim's face was peeled from his skull and sewn onto a soccer ball.'

Pope calls gay marriage an 'attack on creation'

Fundie heads a flippin' : 8,000 year old building found in Israel

Fundie heads a flippin' : 8,000 year old building found in Israel

White House abandons job count method.

Al Franken Pushes Military To Offer Emergency Contraception To Soldiers Abroad

Why is everything "communist" to right-wingers?

Tide not Turning in Afghanistan, Despite McChrystal claims

A huge gaping hole in airport security

America slides deeper into depression as Wall Street revels

BECAUSE {Insert any name here} has POSITIVES, anything BAD they do is OK, right?

John Yoo on Daily Show is CHILLING

John Yoo on Daily Show is CHILLING

Palin to address alcohol industry event in Las Vegas

RS Exclusive: Obama received $20 million from the healthcare industry

Specter changes his position, announces support for stalled Justice Department nominee Dawn Johnsen.

Soooooooo...I'm listening to Ed Schultz re: the Halperin expose

I'm moving my money out of JPMorgan/Chase.

Sarah Palin's appearances on Fox to be simulcast in English

I have never stopped a single abortion. My friend June has 17 times.

I have never stopped a single abortion. My friend June has 17 times.

If a person believes that abortion should be illegal and wants to kill based off of those beliefs...

Coakley at a Fundraiser in DC tonight. GUESS WHO---

New York Times Editorial Staff agrees with FDL on Gruber!!!

This Might Be Dumb - But Is There Anyway We Can Spin Laying Off People From Their Jobs......

Afghan women praise Karzai's female cabinet picks

So does George Tiller get to have his life's work helping women defended?

Your Opinion Please: What are the most Important Rights and Duties to Teach Others?

John Nichols: Feingold Fears "Lawless" Court Ruling on Corporate Campaigning

Dems planning to ditch income tax increase on wealthy to help pay for health care reform

$81B in bonuses - The most brazen disdain for democracy in modern times

Progressive Group Issues 'Deadline' for Woolsey to Withdraw Endorsement of 'War Hawk' Harman

Conan O' Brien Says He Won't Do The Tonight Show, After Leno

So, now we're debating an excise tax? How far we have fallen.

Nine-Million-Member Union Coalition Calls For Defeat Of Cadillac Tax

Rush Limbaugh: "Kennedy was offended because it was women who brought him his coffee and negros who

Oh shit! The Kansas judge in the trial of Scott Roeder, murderer of Dr. Tiller has ruled ...

How long do you think it's going to take for faux to have to fire Palin for her saying something

Big Journalism: Palin hire caused "an awful shrinking feeling in the groin" for Fox News competitors

Big Journalism: Palin hire caused "an awful shrinking feeling in the groin" for Fox News competitors

Harry Reid is a piece of sh*t,

National Phone Blitz on Congress for real health care reform

Woolsey To Support “Blue Dog” Harman as Progressive Momentum Builds for Winograd

Ben Sollee Interview On The Mountain Top Removal Inspired CD, "Dear Companion" ...

DUI Arrest Puts Spotlight on Florida Congressman's Daughter

Firefighters Rip Obama For Breaking Campaign Promise Over Cadillac Tax

MSNBC not covering the earthquake?

Rep. Maffei (D): Cadillac Tax (which Obama says is "good idea") would hurt middle-class, retirees

It's NOT a "cadillac" tax it's a UNION tax.

Morning Joe and Al Sharpton have the education problem solved. Fire the teachers.

Suicide rates soar for US war veterans


Binary Poll: Are You Pro Union Or Anti-Union?

Itching for battle, U.S. troops in Iraq stage fight nights

Denver breast-milk bank faces shortage of deposits

Harold Ford tells a whopper: "I am pro-choice -- have always been.."

The Disposable Worker

Some of us can`t afford to be patient.

Fellow union members, if Dems punish the gains made though COLLECTIVE BARGAINING

On Thom Hartmann: Don Siegelman just said Obama isn't doing his job.

AlterNet: 4-Year-Old Boy Suspended From School for Months Because His Hair Is 'Too Long'

Gibbs: Obama isn't campaigning for Coakley this week -- DEMS may LOSE 60th vote in Senate

Jon Stewart / The Daily Show (unedited interview) takes on Unindicted War Criminal John Yoo

Rec this thread if you stand with the unions against the excise tax on "Cadillac" health plans

Schizophrenia over-diagnosed in blacks

Jeb Bush is Back

Tucker Carlson Launches His New Website With Jokes About Gays, Rapes and Rachel Maddow Insults

Paul Krugman Circles the Wagons

Paul Krugman Circles the Wagons

The Dismantlement of the American Middle Class

The Dismantlement of the American Middle Class

The Dismantlement of the American Middle Class

The Dismantlement of the American Middle Class

DUI Arrest Puts Spotlight on Florida Congressman's Daughter ( Rep. John Mica)

Memory Lane: Auma Obama in Iowa (Barack's Sister)

NV-Sen, NV-Gov: Reid Steps In It

OK-Gov: More Comfy Leads For Fallin

Hi, I’m Charlie Crist. And I’m running for U.S. Senate

McCain campaign discovered Palin on 'Google and youtube'

Obama rebukes senator's critics in race controversy

White House: Obama Has 'Productive' Meeting With Labor Leaders

North Dakota Gov. John Hoeven to announce Senate bid

Sarah Palin could not pronounce 'nuclear' correctly

GOP Congressman Wants To Deport Every Iranian

After Bush, it will be a long time before Americans vote for another binary thinker... ignore Palin

Fiorina loans her Senate campaign millions

The HUGE difference is that Reid actually likes and supports minorities.......

Excise Tax Rabbit Hole revision #387: No one claimed 80% of revenue would come from wage increases

"Reid's words on race echo earlier ones by Obama."

Harry Reid's comments?

Cianci says he may run again

Senator Russ Feingold: I'm Open To Harry Reid Stepping Down As Majority Leader

Tensions are running high, and now Harry Reid is in the slammer, he

You conservatives that think public option health care

State Sen Obama: We Must Eradicate The Slander That A Black Youth With A Book Is Acting White

July 2008 - "McCain Camp: 'Obama Has Played the Race Card'" - GOP Insults The Public's Intelligence

Policy, Party or Person?

"The fact that we spend days on this, explains why no one understand what's going on in Washington"

And now for something a little lighter from the White House... the garden as a soapbox

Top 10 Reasons the GOP Let the World Be Destroyed

Greenwald: "Political reporting" means "royal court gossip"

Is Politico on retainer for Game Change?

Democrats did NOT force Lott to step-down as majority leader

TOON: This Modern World on Obama & Lieberman

Meip Gies dies at age 100.

Teabagger to primary Coble: It's god's will

Clinton & Obama At Funeral Together!!

McCain is a efn liar.

I'm damn tired of conservative gas lighting about Reid

msnbc right now - Biden giving the eulogy for his mom.

Of course Obama talks differently to different groups. So do most politicians.

HCR: "Democrats Weigh New Tax on Investment Income"

Last week the repugs whined about Ed Shultz running for the Senate

How much are people being paid to disagree with you?

"How Democrats Could Pass Health Care Without Coakley's Vote"

Now Harold Ford Jr. backs gay marriage

The business of health care reform (Pincer grasp strategy used by the insurance lobby)

Damned if he does...

Corporations love Obama just like they did McCain

Servicemember's group makes it clear: It's time for Obama to lead on DADT

Poll: African-Americans optimism at 25 years high

"Game Change": A stupid distraction in a world of otherwise serious challenges.

The GOP 2012 Presidential Ticket Will Be....

Handy Guide to the list of Republicans protesting Limbaugh calling Obama "the Magic Negro"

CBS POLL: Obama's Approval Rating Dips to New Low

DADT Repeal: Dems Move Forward With Plans

Obama plan funds nurse visits to new moms

PETA pulls ads featuring Michelle Obama

Obama Indicates Support For National Exchange -- Excise Tax Scaled Back?

Answer This: Could a Dark-Skinned Man from Baltimore who Graduated from Morehouse Become President?

Gallup: Healthcare Bill Support Ticks Up; Public Still Divided

Defending "junk insurance"

Funeral set for Jean Finnegan Biden, vice president's mother, in Delaware; Obamas to attend

Candidate Obama; "If you make less than $250,000 a year, your taxes will not increase one dime."

DOD Announces Casualties 11-12-Jan-10 and Vietnam War MIA is identified

Obama Received $20 Million From Healthcare Industry in 2008 Campaign

Fed records $45 billion in earnings in 2009

Too Cool? Big Majority Approves Of Obama’s Temperament And Leadership

Sarah Palin will be so prepped and scripted on Fox that she will look intelligent!

Obama meets union leaders over healthcare concerns

Stupak: "I will work with Democratic Leadership"

Amish families exempt from insurance mandate

Losing Hometown Straw Poll a Blow for Gov. Crist (maybe he should switch sides?)

Federal Reserve earned $45 billion in 2009

"President Signals Flexibility on Health Plan Tax"

I don't like Gossip. I don't like Halperin. I don't like the media pushing a reporter's Book.

Memo to media: Statement attributed to Clinton in Game Change is not a direct quote

Mike Malloy asks, "Is Barack Obama more powerful than God?"

AP Sources: Obama likes national health exchange

Luke Russert is a douchebag.

Has working class consciousness collapsed?

The New NBC Late Night Lineup!

A big THANK YOU to the anonymous DUer who donated...

Tannenbaum Goes Tannenvoooooooooom!!! New war on Xmas?

Wow it was in the 50's today, I really miss that cold weather we had.

Painfully unfunny Paul Reiser has his head firmly up Leno's ass

Our real estate bubble was the fault of irresponsible dead-beats who bought too much...

Valencia La Traviata

Need help with finding a singer's name who won lottery

Eugene Robinson: "Forgive me if I am neither shocked nor outraged"

We have a dance!.. .a prostitute

Would you accept higher taxes if it meant getting universal health care?

How do credit card flyer reward miles work

My newest podcasts have been posted

Again, Letterman did not get the Tonite Show

Sony Pictures informs Tobey Maguire that he can no longer do whatever a spider can

Sell me some babies with kittens on the side.

An old hs friend has shown up on FB. He's a photographer, check this out:

...seasons may change, winter to spring

There was a boy.....

Tell me this song ain't cool...

This is so cool...a roll cloud

Paranormal Activity sucks!

"Snow Monkeys at a Japanese hot spring" cute for words

Good lord. I just played Six Degrees. Don't do that if you value sanity.

If I was a seagull, high in luff....

Do you ever wear your underwear inside out so the tag does not dig in between your shoulder blades?

Great Grandmother has plastic surgery to look like Jessica Rabbit

PHOTOS - "Reality Check" - Carl's Jr. Six Dollar Cheeseburger AD photo VS. the REAL DEAL.

I sent a guy to jail tonight

Gipsy Kings children's album

How am I supposed to get 60 hours of driving experience?

I just learned a new word: Palingenesis

Jack Nicholson doesn't look too impressed here. LOL

Best way to register a website/domain name?

Who knew it was a crime? SC man who claimed he was just 'massaging' meat...

Good morning Lounge

Circus Art Extraordinaire!

Can someone please give me a medical diagnosis?

Happy 100th Birthday to Luise Rainer

Maytag motor

To Heilemann, Halperin and Politico: I'll Proudly Defend Hillary Clinton, On The Record

Could Democrats lose Ted Kennedy's senate seat? (Seattle PI)

New Airport Security Check-in Procedures

Martha Coakley lead solid in Democratic poll

Question for baseball trivia buffs: who is the most (unintentionally) walked batter in MLB history?

If the word "negro" is so bad, why is this web site online?

The Great Joe Rollino has died.

So, I'm thinking of going back to school in some capacity. Any suggestions?

I don't have to be humble when I'm a freakin' Swedish Hero!

'Cougars' Not Welcome On Cruises

I trust Obama but I know people who have lost faith. What do you think is

Love is a myth?

You know who's a hero in Sweden? You better believe that I am!

file this under thinning the herd

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 1/12/10

In the Black World, Barack Obama is considered as a "Medium" complected Brother

"Bagger is the Centerfold"? ..... Brown like you have never seen him before (may cause eye damage!)

Catfight downstairs

Which center are we aiming at?

How do you pronounce " Timucuan?" Floridians or others, can you

What would you most like to see (pop culture edition)?

Anybody know how old Zeus and Apollo, of MAGNUM PI fame, lived to be?

Cheap fruit punch, diluted, tastes like Vitamin Water.

NOW Law and Order on TNT, OLD one with Kunstler appearing!


Funniest burying a dog story I have to tell.

Assorted links and stuff for those who despise "Jersey Shore"

Eric Rohmer, French 'New Wave' cinema filmmaker, dies at 89

Spent the weekend in Hermosillo, Sonora

I have questions about DU marketplace.

McQwire says if they had had drug testing he wouldn't had used drugs.

Opera the fun way

One more month until vacation.....

Who won the DU Bowl Season Pick "em Contest?

I think I found the best peanut butter...

White House Opposes Challenge to Gillibrand

Tacoma bloodmobile trading beer for blood

Can anyone identify the music in this YouTube clip of a vintage car show?

Attn Lounge: Creekdog is being paid to mock me

Moses, Jesus, and an old man are playing golf one day...

Groucho Marx on the Secret of Life

Conan O’Brien Says He Won’t Host ‘Tonight Show’ Following Leno

Chris Gaffney - Hickory Wind

If Your Cat Was The Same Size As You

8-year-old boys save drowning man at beach

Anyone else like Tebow?

Let's play the Movie Quote Game: 1st line edition

Game Time

Today's epic fail

At church yesterday, my pastor said there was no Santa Claus

Coming March 9: "Valleys of Neptune" CD (12 unreleased Jimi Hendrix recordings)

Amazing animation...almost PIXAR

Anyone been to Australia in the winter?

If TSA uses the new body scanners, will people start wearing leaded bras?

David Letterman's Advice To NBC (Youtube)

Didn't know roof rats are capable of ripping up Oreo cookie bags

A 90 year old man tells his doctor that his 18 year old wife is pregnant.

Anybody collect Stamps?

Man sentenced in federal cocaine case (dont have drink in mouth when clicking)

Don't you think the Brits should change the rules of inherited titles?

Did you ever hear of a private lake?

am i the only one without 1000+ posts?

I'm TA'ing this semester. God help me.

Mystery object to whizz by Earth Wednesday

Ever get drunk.. then

Every day my almost-six-year-old grills me on the physics of cartoons

TV shows usually decline in quality as the seasons go by.

IKEA is going to sell cars...

Which countries (not USA) has the best dishes?

Dog senses earthquake...

Anyone else like Elbow?

I'm so excited about something on E-Bay I could just crap

Hey guys! Wanna ask a woman out? Wanna not come off like a creepy stalker?

Israel plans wall for Egypt border

Sarah Palin takes Fox News commentator job

Mayor Bloomberg Adamant As City Health Department Set To Release Draft Guidelines Suggesting Salt In

Chile gains entry into OECD

Shallow quake hits off Taiwan

Doubts cast on H1N1 scare

AIG, autos offset Treasury bank bailout profits

Countries re-think swine flu vaccine orders

NJ Legislature approves medical marijuana bill

Anne Frank diary guardian Miep Gies dies aged 100

Study suggests too many bodies buried at Burr Oak

US Banks Brace For Firestorm As Bonus Payouts Due

(UK) 1million households use credit card to cover mortgages or rent

Seaweed used to treat Alzheimer's

Russia activates 1 of 3 new Glonass navigation satellites

China 'successfully tests missile interceptor'

Domestic Abuse Arrest Follows Packers Loss

Nixon aide Colson said The Post needed to curry favor with administration

Progressive Group Issues 'Deadline' for Woolsey to Withdraw Endorsement of 'War Hawk' Harman

Challenge accepted: Carroll signs five-year deal to coach Seahawks

Hoeven ends suspense, enters Senate race

Nurse Outduels IRS Over M.B.A. Tuition

Foreigners (3 britons and a colombian) kidnapped in Nigeria

President Signals Flexibility on Health Plan Tax

Automakers, suppliers get $56.6M in grants

Federal Reserve earned $45 billion in 2009

U.S. Probes Afghan Reconstruction Abuses

Israel media splashes 'hazing' of Turkish envoy

Police taser 83-year-old woman in altercation

Venezuelans Rush for TVs on Devaluation, Colgate Hit (Update1)

Wal-Mart to close 10 Sam's Clubs stores in U.S.

Blair-Bush notes on Iraq reveal early move towards military action

2 Dead In Kennesaw (GA) Truck Rental Shooting

Union Heads Warn of Political Toll for Backing U.S. Health Tax

Fla. grandmother forgotten in jail for 15 days

Conan O' Brien Says He Won't Do The Tonight Show, After Leno

Saudi transfers from Gitmo on hold

Ford announces Michigan investment

Obama considers levy for rescued firms

US, Mexico open first new border crossing in 10 years

World Health Organization to review swine flu response

British police anti-terror searches condemned (by european court of human rights)

N.Y. Court Denies Dan Rather Appeal

'Afghan deaths in Nato firing'

Chavez's new exchange rates may boost inflation: analysts

AP sources: Employer health mandate may be dropped

US shuts North Carolina port over explosive container fears

Afghan govt to lure Taliban to switch sides

Stop-and-search powers ruled illegal by European court

Colombia to postpone some public spending in 2010

White House: Obama Has 'Productive' Meeting With Labor Leaders

Tom Campbell to drop out of governor's race to run for U.S. Senate (vs. Boxer)

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Tuesday January 12

Gasoline prices zip toward $3 mark

New papers show Nixon targeting Ted Kennedy

Afghan officials: 6 killed in Quran protest

Actress Luise Rainer celebrates centenary

China says missile defense system test successful

White House backs Gillibrand over Ford

Iranian (nuclear) scientist killed in bombing

SEC brings new charges against Bank of America

Mexican drug lord 'El Teo' captured

'Necessity' defense: Did abortion doctor need to die?

SEC order helps maintain AIG bailout mystery (keeps payouts to Goldman/banksters secret until 2018)

Dutch inquiry says Iraq war had no mandate

Feingold Criticizes Reid, Declines to Endorse Him as Leader

Guatemalan lawyer arranged own slaying, U.N. panel says

NY court rejects Dan Rather's appeal against CBS

Toyota unveils baby Prius at Detroit Auto Show

Extremist Islamist groups to be banned under new (British) terror laws

Chile opens Museum of Memory to commemorate victims of Pinochet dictatorship

7.3 Earthquake near Port-au-Prince Haïti

AP sources: Health tax on high-earners may be out

(California) Assembly committee OKs recreational marijuana

Nippers (8 year old lifesaver trainees) hailed for daring surf rescue

Mayor Hickenlooper will run for governor

Sick Passenger on "Do Not Board" List Flies Out of Philly

Man Boards Flight with Shotgun Shells

AP Sources: Obama likes national health exchange

Venezuela announces nationwide energy rationing

‘Baby Einstein’ Founder Goes to Court

Body scanners can store, send images, group says

Body scanners can store, send images, group says

'Iranian' hackers paralyse Chinese search engine Baidu

Google 'may end China operations over e-mail breaches'

Police fight cellphone recordings

Venezuela protests to US on claimed air incursion

Study sees parking lot dust(Coal Tar Sealant) as a cancer risk

Learning From Europe

Unemployment: The 2010 Time Bomb

Trent Lott Comes to the Defense of Harry Reid

Can a new era of affordable housing be created from the wreckage of failed luxury real estate?

North Korea's Kim: 'I Don't Understand Why There's a Sarah Palin'

What the Financial Crisis Commission Should Ask

States Lower Test Standards for a High School Diploma.

Taking Tea with the Lizards (Joe Bageant)

Will Obama put U.S. boots on the ground in Yemen?

Senators boost Hanabusa

The COIN Myth - counterinsurgency field manual...281-page volume of balderdash

Ted Olson's Opening Statement (via Daily Dish)

White House: Obama Has 'Productive' Meeting With Labor Leaders

Regulators Seek to Throw Light on Hedge Fund Impact in Energy Trading

The Tea Party Splatters

The Unofficial List of Pundits/Experts Who Were Wrong on the Housing Bubble

Federal Reserve Profit: Fed hauls in record $45 Billion in 2009.

Mawkish, maybe. But Avatar is a profound, insightful, important film


Even in a Recovery, Some Jobs won't Return

Strom Thurmond's Ghost Returns to Give His 'Reid' on Harry

Activists protest in DC over Guantanamo prison [AP]

NADER ON DORGAN RETIREMENT: The Last of the Prairie Populists

When Jon Stewart Fails

President Obama to speak at House GOP retreat

The Melting of America: The Story of a Can’t-Do Nation

Super Criminals:Chiquita Lauded for Human Rights Abuses

The Fundamental Unreliablity of America's Media

New Doesn't Always Mean Improved

Poll: More Think Health Care Reform Isn't Ambitious Enough

Russia, China, Iran redraw energy map.

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg says privacy is no longer a 'social norm'

Why taxing health care plans is a terrible idea

Behind the Veils of Power: Hope for Progressives

How Banks Got Too Big to Fail

Doubts cast on H1N1 scare

Miep Gies (Anne Frank diary guardian)

Lockstep Republican

"Why Switzerland Has The Lowest Crime Rate In The World"

Federal Prop 8 Trial - Rally Montage

Christmas Song Music Video - Op-Critical

Top Dems & Obama's race

Otto Frank talks about Annes diary

Screamin' A Smith calls for Harry Reid to Resign

Howard Stern plays Bill Hicks' rant on Jay leno

The Recession Explained

Thom Hartmann - Shouldn't we kill factory farming before it kills us?

Rudy Giuliani says big Wall Street bonuses are wonderful

Thom Hartmann - Blackwater...murder for hire? with Jeremy Scahill

Thom Hartmann - Isn't comparing Osama to Hitler way off the mark?

Thom Hartmann - Isn't comparing Osama to Hitler way off the mark?

TYT: New Book w/ Devastating Sarah Palin Revelations & Palin Takes Job w/ Fox News!

The News Hour - Jon Gruber & Josh Bivens on health care - the so-called

Beck outrageously says health care isn't a right. Forward to 2:30mins.

Marcy Winograd Freedom, Equality & Dignity For All in the Middle East

Martha Coakley 'Lockstep-Republican' Ad

US ethanol potential may now exceed US gasoline consumption

Freak irukandji jellyfish stings fairly frequent (and they're moving south)

California company to make bio-ammonia fertilizer from corn cobs

Drumbeat: January 12, 2010

Peak oil review - Jan 11

Disappearing options…what happens to long-term policy options if mid-term emissions targets are not…

Northern forests do not benefit from lengthening growing season

US temperature still rising.

Stable climate and plant domestication linked

Ford says it will sell an electric Focus next year

Science Daily - Carbon Carried From Melting Tundra Into Arctic Seas Likely Further Boost For Warming

Suntech solar panels sold out through early 2010

League of Conservation Voters: Clean Air Act under attack in the Senate!

Air Cars

New Scientist - Avoiding Dangerous Warming By 2100 "Barely Feasible"

Madagascar OKs Export Of Rosewood Logged From National Parks - Mongabay

Australian Oyster Farming Collapsing - Would Need "Biblical" Rain To Rebuild Production - SMH

Australian Bureau Of Meteorology Publishes Decadal Temperature Anomaly Data

World's Longest Migration Found--2X Longer Than Thought

Pending PNAS Study - Butterfly Numbers, Diversity Falling Fast Across All Of California

Seville, Other Spanish Cities, See First Snowfall In 50 Years Or More - AFP

Nuclear 'doomsday clock' to be reset Thursday - live webcast from New York Academy of Sciences

GM's Lutz: Higher gas tax would help

Atmospheric CO2 concentrations…ancient greenhouse climates…similar to those predicted for…2100

West Virginia approves 55.2MW Green Mountain wind project

Power Laws, Bell Curves & The Death Of Rationalization - Energy Bulletin

Would someone please critique my CO2 scrubber/air filter?

Fuel blenders got $3.3 Bil for blending ethanol in 2007. Gas prices were 15% lower saving $82 Biln

Rooftop Solar Installations Growing Faster than Utility-Scale Solar

Germany sticking to ambitious CO2 target: adviser

It takes 2.7 gal of water to make 1 gal of Ethanol! How much water to make a gal of gas? 92.5 gals

Great music video by LaDanian Tomlinson

December 28, 1975 - NFC Divisional Playoff Game

This past weekend in sports was CRAP

don't blame the Knicks for losing to the Thunder last night -- they were terrorized by evil spirits

The Times (London): Blocking Togo's Return to African Cup is Pathetic

Todd Helton is the Grand Marshal of the National Western Stock Show Parade!

How bad is the Pac-10? Bad enough to not earn one at-large bid

Miami Dolphins fire defensive coordinator Paul Pasqualoni

Challenge accepted: Carroll signs five-year deal to coach Seahawks

Among most of Washington's pro sports teams, misery loves company

Del Rio Staying in Jacksonville Amid U.S.C. Reports

The Dallas Cowboys vs the Stupid Vikings

DBJ picks Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones as its Executive of the Year

Who is the more disgusting?

I will never ever root for__________

The End of Times is for real! I'm actually rooting for the Cowboys this

Honduras: Reject Amnesty for Abuses During Coup

Museum stirs up Chile's troubled past

Super Criminals:Chiquita Lauded for Human Rights Abuses

Guatemala President Alvaro Colom cleared over murder

Assistant Secretary Valenzuela's Travel To Chile

Massive 7.0 earthquake near Haiti

Venezuelans Rush for TVs on Devaluation, Colgate Hit (Update1)

Israel plans wall for Egypt border

Hamas: Gaza bombmaker killed in work-related blast

Israel's 10 worst errors of the decade (Bradley Burston)

Israel-Turkey relations deteriorate as FM seeks to recall envoy in Ankara

Israel considers giving legal status to two illegal West Bank outposts

Four-hour electric rationing to be implemented in Greater Caracas

NIS 30m. for settlement-freeze victims

Latest in hummus war: Israel doubles record

Colombia to postpone some public spending in 2010

Israel media splashes 'hazing' of Turkish envoy

Guatemalan planned his own murder, probe finds

W Post: Saints' quarterback Drew Brees weighs in on NFL's Supreme Court case

Today in Labor History Jan 12 JFK signs Executive Order 10988, join unions and bargain collectively

Fire extinguisher emboldens criminal in Texas

Grand jury finds woman justifiably killed intruder

2 dead in Ga. shooting; suspect was ex-employee

In Vermont, how could this be?

Two killed, three wounded in Kennesaw Georgia shooting.

The year of the NRA..

Looking for answers

"A perverted and abiding love for guns "

Concealed Handgun Permit Holders Have Killed 9 Law Enforcement Officers & 108 Citizens Since May '07

Puerto Rico Governor seeks amendment to ban same-sex marriages

Finally, Some Movement on DADT--Sort Of.

Prop 8 trial: Historian says marriage about more than procreation

Army sergeant is tired of living 2 lives under "Don't ask, don't tell"

Will the Phillipines Criminalise Gay Marriage?

mo lap, I nap

One thing about winter

Nephew in Afghanistan

Winter reflections

First post....I'm nervous

Deciphering the Chatter of Monkeys

A delightful photo/AV site. I was going to make bread, but this site

I seem to have developed radioactive shelving

I have a wish for real portable editing/storage machines.

Snow, Chair, Shadows

My parents flew me down south for winter

Yearlong Star Eclipse May Help Solve Space Mystery

Carefree Summer days are coming again...I just know it.

The January poll now has 300 votes. How often have we broken that barrier in the past?

if you use flickr, you will love this

Green Sea Slug Is Part Animal, Part Plant

So guess who will be a keynote speaker at the BIO2010 conference in Chicago? Yep. G.W. Bush.

Recent Rise In Certain Disorders Could Be Explained By Ongoing Human Evolution

Big Bank Theory By DEAN BAKER

Fate Weaving

11:11 on 01-11-10

Yesterday, in meditation, the question of anger came up

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 1/12/10


China overtakes Germany as biggest exporter..No longer USA

I can't believe I'm going to ask this....

Ed Dames is a birther!

Woman beats IRS Single handedly!!!!!!!

Will Overhaul Put the Brakes on Health Care Costs?

Fast-acting impotency drug outpaces rivals: study

New Sex Hormone Found—May Lead to Male Birth Control?

Yoga reduces cytokine levels known to promote inflammation

Light Hurts Even Blind Migraine Sufferers, Study Reveals How

Bifocals slow progression of near sightedness in children, study shows

Clinical trial chiefs more likely tied to industry

GAO: "Extraordinary" increases in drug prices over the past decade

A Comparison of the Effects of Three GM Corn Varieties on Mammalian Health

More Evidence That Autism Is a Brain 'Connectivity' Disorder

Seaweed used to treat Alzheimer's

Mail order meds-still targeted or under the radar...

OK, we've learned that the RDA for Vitamin D was set too low and that

As School Exit Tests Prove Tough, States Ease Standards

DPS teachers sue district, union over contract

New website: Great Schools for America

Have public high schools become diploma mills now?

Dolphins = non human persons

Allah - The Word

Dr. Dino's prayer request answered...

World Vision: Non-Christians Need Not Apply

Pope Says Gay Marriage Threat To Creation

Cornish pasties...