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Archives: January 23, 2010

Is this "Reagan & Bush Court-appointed Judiciary Payback Week"?

vote: Should Ben Bernanke be approved for a second term as Fed chief?

Calling a spade a spade

Greatest Political Ad Ever

Seamen drown trying to save portraits of Kim Jong Il and Kim Il Sung, proclaimed heroes

Bushies Take on Perry

Mom forced her son to kill his pet hamster with a hammer as punishment for bad grades

Roeder trial - Day 1

Father Loses Grip, Ariz. 6 Year Old Boy Swept Way In Flood

Father Loses Grip, Ariz. 6 Year Old Boy Swept Way In Flood

"Demo" means "People". "Cracy" means "Power". What's so hard to get about that?

Glenn Beck sees Obama everywhere … even in his bedroom

Greenspan thinks Bernanke should be re-hired...

Obama administration opens nearly 300 govt databases

Will the Democrats become more liberal or more moderate for next election?

I want to thank the Supreme Court for making this line being spoken by a politician a possibility!

I think Kucinich regrets going on O'Reilly

Rachel and Keith will be on at 10.00pm and 11.00pm

Down memory lane with John Roberts


‘Haiti’s So Screwed Up Because It Wasn’t Colonized Long Enough’

Do Your Members of Congress back Public Campaign Financing? Link=>>

U.S. delays setting up more anti-Taliban militias . . . they'd become 'stronger than the government'

Roberts and the Supreme Court Phalanx

The new republican look (after the SC decision)

Best Obama Presidency article EVER

Stevie Wonder LIVE Bridge Over Troubled Water NOW

Dr. George Tiller: Trust Women

no corporate $$ for our democratic primary challenger in CO

self-delete; dupe

International Red Cross Operational Report for today

David Gregory: 'I Don't Think We've Made Mistakes' On 'Meet The Press'

State law would prevent restraining inmates during birth (WA)

RI judge gets panel's OK for appeals court seat

Haiti survivor models..

ACLU Files Suit Seeking OPR Report on Torture Memos

Just like Michael Jackson and that rat, Harry Reid has a Ben

Arlen Specter just lost his election today.

Uganda: Thousands of children demonstrate in favour of anti-gay bill

Just in Obama's payroll tax reduction in no way effects return.

Facebook suggested I should friend Scott Brown!

KO - The Supreme Mess day two n/t

"Yankee go home", "GRINGOS!" I grew up with that

NHS review calls for clearer cervical cancer guidance for lesbians

Modern Mystery: Who Flattened Ancient Indian Site?

Roger Ebert Endorses Universal Healthcare in this movie review:

Did Your Paper Endorse SCOTUS Ruling? Denver Post Did

Rachel Maddow on MSNBC now.


Jonathan Alter on "the serious threat to American democracy" from the "Roberts Court Radicals"

5 bank closings this evening -- FDIC estimated cost $532.7 million

Fox News and the Saudi Royals are teaming up to destroy America

Scotus Line

Scotus Line

fitting tribute to "Old Glory"

Sexual harassment okay as it ensures humans breed, Russian judge rules

On this date:...1973...

Cindy McCain ad for group challenging Prop 8

UK rejects Barack Obama's bank reforms

J.C. Bancroft Davis

Wyclef is a brilliant musician

Bank of America will now own 88% of the San Jose Mercury News, Denver Post, et al.

No law expert, but isn't Jonathan Turley missing the point that a Corporation is not a person?

What happens if we vote for the people that don't take corporate money?

My eyes haven't been dry since the Help for Haiti Telethon began --

A question about 'The'

Banks May Get Help to Escape Risk Limits

I am so fed up with unwillingness to govern by the democratic party

Tom Hanks on Conan now. Then conan's first guest.

Obama should trade Berneke for House passage of Senate HCR.

shakira sounds like that gal who sings "how deep is your love"

What did you say? Spend UP!.. Spend louder! I can't hear you!

What did you say? Spend UP!.. Spend louder! I can't hear you!

Hope For Haiti Telethon-Tonight @ 8PM, 7CT, on lots of channels

Ok, Will Ferrell and the ending of the Conan Tonight Show with 'Freebird' was Awesome.

fyi, hulu now contains Charlie Rose.

Washington Examiner Stocks Up On Washington Times Columnists

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF!!

How to Stop Complaining and Start Improving Government

I know this will be an unpopular question, but...

Paul Harvey in cahoots with J. Edgar Hoover?

In the YeeeaarrrRRRrrr 2010

US firm to remove Biblical references on gunsights

If corporate personhood is the vehicle, FREE TRADE is the fuel driving America off a cliff.

Question-if Haiti is a predominately Catholic Country-

Yay centrism!

Yay centrism!

FOX news not airing Hope for Haiti. Are they that petty & heartless?

A small opening for campaign finance law given the SCOTUS ruling: make it strict-scrutiny compliant.

Florida's Official Unemployment rate up 0.3% to 11.8%

A sure fire question to shut up Rwers

9/11 waterfall design unveiled

9/11 waterfall design unveiled

"Did anything trigger your decision to leave?"

Dan Glickman to Step Down as Chairman, CEO of MPAA.

Canadians ARE at Jaqmel and Leogane

California Loses Most Jobs as Ranks of States With 10% Unemployment Swell

Indigo Before The Lock

OK: With the Homeland Security, the "anti terrorist" laws, the Corporate personhood

Why did some of the kids... read NGOs went ahem public with issues going wrong

Ron Reagan, Salon: Farewell, Air America, when we need it most

General Welfare

If corporations are now people, can they be given the death sentence if they kill someone?

A response from Alan Grayson

A response from Alan Grayson

Retirement community holds "Telethon for Haiti", raises $18,000!

HEY LADIES!!.... the first legal male prostitute in Nevada (PIC)

A touch of love in Haiti:

A touch of love in Haiti:

Is there a list of progressive or conservative companies

A question for the smart people of DU on Creole

Why so secretive about copyright law treaty?

Every now and then this is posted by someone here

Haiti, Lifeboat Ethics, and priortization of planes landing.

The Saudi-Beck Alliance (from Daily Kos)

Hawaii: Civil unions now closer to reality after 18-7 vote

Taxpayers will be able to write off charitable donations to Haiti relief efforts on 2009 taxes..

Thom Hartmann said it best: The Anti-Dred Scott Decision

Thom Hartmann said it best: The Anti-Dred Scott Decision

Today's Non-Sequitur

"Don't worry, there is nothing to fear..."

RW Oathkeepers: Rapist Dyer was never a member of our group, oh, but he was set up by the government

RW Oathkeepers: Rapist Dyer was never a member of our group, oh, but he was set up by the government

Time-lapse Footage of Flight 1549 Exhumed from the Hudson

24 States’ Laws Open to Attack After Campaign Finance Ruling

If you put money and power over people, then my tent is too small for you

Another gem from Grayson:

New poll finds voter anger drove results of Mass. election

New poll finds voter anger drove results of Mass. election

Mass. Health Model, Not Obama's, Pleases Voters

Sometimes I see something horrible on the internet and I just have to share it

DC school's Chancellor Rhee tells group that some laid off teachers had sex with students

Hope and change , MY ASS . EOM . Unrec to your hearts content

Et Tu, Fox News Channel?

This is why I don't like the Greek scene (frats and sororities) on college campuses

Should we impeach a Supreme Court justice?

Jay Leno will headline the White House Correspondents Dinner

now that corporations are people, when they merge, must one be male and the other female?

Venezuela oil 'may double Saudi Arabia'

Word a Constitutional Amendment that Precludes a Corporation Attaining/Retaining

This week in review

Van Hollen: Senate Bill’s Brand May Be Irrevocably Tarnished, So We May Go Reconciliation Instead

DU'ers who listen to Beck and Fox: Have they mentioned the SC Decision on Corporate Election Finance

Self delete. I was wrong

Faux News and math. If this were true, it would be a hell of a ride.

In a freeper post about the Hope for Haiti benefit...

Some basic information on the Reconciliation Process for Tweety

I'm reading a book called "Age of Betrayal" The Triumph of Money in America 1865-1900

Obstacles to Recovery in Haiti May Prove Daunting Beyond Other Disasters

'Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief' - Lots of pics

The Corporation......according to "The Corporation"

Companies Flashing Financial Danger Signs

Now that you have no limits my campaign needs more help, if you need "my" help that is..

self-delete. I'm wrong.

self-delete. I'm wrong.

Spending by groups on Brown and Coakley-guess who already has more money

Where ever

Dodd: "Throttle it back" Angry Clown: "Throttle Your Ass, you out of touch motherfucker"

Dodd: "Throttle it back" Angry Clown: "Throttle Your Ass, you out of touch motherfucker"

"With Liberty And Justice For Sale"

I just met a Kurd from Iran.

"He convinced him that the animal was a Jewish human turned into a monkey by the hand of God"

"He convinced him that the animal was a Jewish human turned into a monkey by the hand of God"

What's next, post-Air America?

A 360 degree view of Haiti, courtesy CNN

Best Quote Re Tweety of the week....

Danziger Toon "The Sprit of 2010"

Danziger Toon "The Sprit of 2010"

Free bumper stickers: "Corporations are NOT The People" or

Why democrats are letting us down

How to argue Freepers that Supreme Court Ruling WRONG

41 business leaders send letter to Congress: AGAINST SC decision, pro-Fair Elections Now Act

Post Legal Ways to Deal with the Supreme Court Decision Fiasco

Nuther hypothetical:SCOTUS Chief candidate under oath espouses value of precedent

Brown for President!!!!!!!

Dear Mr. Leno,

Separation of Corporation and State

How are corporate donations different from bribery?

the repug forces are gathering to take away American values

What did the Founding Fathers really think about corporations and their rights?

The dawning of the age of "Rollerball"

The Unvarnished Truth About the US: It's time to leave this soft fascist state.

Let Hugo Chavez and King Abdullah Buy U.S. Elections?

India, China won't sign Copenhagen Accord

Can term limits be placed on the Supreme Court?

If Money is Free Speech, those with more have more rights

Biden: U.S. to appeal dismissal of Blackwater charges

U.K. Races to Bottom of Economies for Investors in Global Poll

President Obama should send two liberal nominees for Supreme Court Justices

Corporations have more rights in politics than people who "have paid their debt to society." ????

Without the 60, we might as well ditch Joementum and make HIM come to kiss OUR ass!1

Kennedy takes on the coal baron in mountain duel

Hugo Chavez: US 'Tectonic Weapon' Caused Haiti Quake (with 00:41 VIDEO)

question regarding corporate money in politics

Corporate and Union Activity in Federal elections-just so you know

How can a Corporation be a person?

An immediate bill to repeal Free Trade- NAFTA, CAFTA, GATT.. could save the Dem party.

Princeton Surge Beats Harvard as Applications Soar (Update2)

CCTV in the sky: (UK) police plan to use military-style spy drones

So, President Obama is "ready for a fight" with the banks. Fire in his belly!

Should all Dems refuse to appear on FOX News? nt

Obama Vows To Wipe Out Llamas

Tom Delay's Lawyer is having a field day

Right-wing Saudi dynasty endorses right-wing Fox News dynasty.

Has anyone read John Grisham's "The Appeal"?

Juan Cole: Is the Supreme Court Decision so Important in a Web 2.0 World?

Are Your Ears Broken?

Why all the moaning about the campaign finance ruling?

Because I feel like it...

I think I am getting old and sentimental....

Who do you think is going to be the most despised man or woman of the first decade of the 21st Cent?

Massachusetts vote seen as Armenian punishment for Obama

Got a fund-raising call from the DNC today.

State Unemployment Data Darkens Jobs Picture: Many states saw significant job losses.

Tech groups back internet freedom call for US companies

You'll enjoy this story from November about Justice Kennedy, the great friend of "free speech"!

In case you missed it. The dog rescue from the river. Humans at their best.

had to correct my coteacher a couple of times this morning.

The activist SCOTUS: First corporate political donations. Next, abortion rights?

I voted early today! (IL)

"There is no America." "There is no Democracy"

Free the Corporations now!

The Suspicious Death of the Last Wild Jaguar in the U.S.

President Obama Making It Easier for Americans to Support Haiti

Create a Non-Military Draft: William L. Hauser and Jerome Slater

We have arrived. Next stop, hell.

From the standpoint of his own stated goals,

Corporations are immortal beings that exist among us that now have the same legal rights as humans.

My latest Brown Theory: Commuters listen to more RW talk radio.

"Ask The Dolans"

O'Brien exits 'Tonight Show' with jokes and grace

Two shot dead in Santa Cruz living room

Dem senators urge expansion of policy to bring Haitian orphans

Yes, we can!

Most U.S. Union Members Are Working for the Government, New Data Shows

Powerful Video Response to SCOTUS Inc

How about this for a Corporation?

These investigative news reports into the sex life of a former US Senator like Edwards?

No mandate without first revoking the health insurance industry's anti-trust exemption.

No mandate without public option

The Supreme Court's recent reckless decision is as much about economic disaster as Free Speech

Haiti, report from a doctor at the main hospital

A rant about the Haiti relief operations....

The SCOTUS decision doesn't change much in terms of advertising money...

Pope: Internet, an instrument for the proclamation of Christ

***BREAKING*** Biden: US to Appeal Dismissal of Blackwater Case

The Public Health Cigarette Smoking Act of 1970

SOTU Decorum.

The Congress has a couple of options to counter Court decision.

Liberalism doesn't pay

Public Agrees With Court: Campaign Money is "Free Speech" ~ Gallup

Obama Calls Team From 2008 for Races in Fall

Do beer/liquor companies do a lot of anti-drug funding?

Saw part of the Clinton-Bush Haiti Ad

"Banks May Get Help to Escape Risk Limits"

If Larry Flynt Publications wants to run political advocacy broadcast advertising

Does the Supreme Court have to follow the laws of the land?

What can be done about this USSC decision?

Elevate the rights of dolphins. Corporations? Not so much.

KOs - Obama vows "forceful, bipartisan response" to campaign finance decision

Heard Obama on TV - I'm glad that he won't stop fighting for us!

Homeless Veteran Who Saved 5 in Fire Laid to Rest

What really pisses me off is how the media ignores lies perpetrated by warming deniers

The difference between Democrats and Republicans is made clear in SC Lt. Gov. statement:

Trooper misses body during crash investigation; decedent's girlfriend discovers body in ditch

Anti-War-- Still My Priority

The last Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien starts in three minutes on the east coast.

With Corporate "Persons" Drowning Democracy In The Bathtub, Let's Thank Our Brave Broadcasters

We are where we are because our fastidious Dems found impeachment just too damn messy

About the SC decision . . .

Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission

MT Group Demands Local Leaders Boot Feds, Form Militia, Protect Guns

The ruling does not give corporations a special class of rights

"I'm a history buff. I love the Museum of Natural History."

Conservative blowbag JD Hayworth gives up radio show; blames McCain

Two suspected drunk drivers collide

'Shelterbox' USA - A new way to approach disasters quickly

'Shelterbox' USA - A new way to approach disasters quickly

I think going forward we need a piece meal approach to reforming health care

BBC: "Export ban for useless bomb detector" - huckster arrested, charged with fraud

US Marines' Iraq command ends; Biden in Baghdad

Plouffe via WaPo: "Pass a meaningful health insurance reform package" and "No bed-wetting"

Just a thought: all the corporate $ in the world wouldn't matter if the US electorate...

Truth over delusion: Hugo Chavez did not accuse the U.S. of causing the Haitian earthquake

A person can no longer count on death and taxes, if they are a CORP. that is.

Suit over 2 junker cars has cost city $71,320

Obama's tough talk: Replacing Potemkin reform with “new, improved Potemkin reform”

Zuckerman chimes in; How did this happen?

Public Agrees With Court: Campaign Money Is "Free Speech"

Nat'l Physicians Group: Obama Should Push For Medicare for All:

My prediction: Obama and Congress's "forceful, bipartisan response" will screw unions

My prediction: Obama and Congress's "forceful, bipartisan response" will screw unions

Jesus rifle update

Crowley Maritime begins operations in Port-Au-Prince,

SC Lt. Gov. compares people getting gov’t help to ‘stray animals

What happens when you attach a Jesus Sight to a Non-Jesus Rifle?

Right-Wing Flame War!

How they swoop down and take over a bank, & more!

Canadians take to the streets to protest Emperor Stephen Harper

Paid speech is not the same as free speech

We need an American version of THIS:

So, what's the penalty for not following the President's executive order?

"I'm asking you to raise my taxes,"

Facebook Snatches User’s Vanity URL And Sells It To Harman International

I propose an APRP.

I propose an APRP.

Accused Tiller killer took target practice, prosecution says

Presidential Promise Kept: US Marines ending role in Iraq today

We need to assign a body part to conservatives

So, are we looking forward to the next abortion rights case to be decided by SCOTUS?

Is it possible many Corporations would shy away from donating money to trash a candidate

Tim Tebow, expert on women's reproductive issues

Is Every Stockholder in America Is Now a Criminal?

Does the Tea Party side with the Republicans on the Supreme Court Ruling for Corporations?

Storms are over foir now in Califas

Those with health insurance through your job - what percentage of your paycheck is deducted?

The Link Between House Fires and "Hard Times"

Would someone with wikipedia editing capactiy ...

What day and year did the US start its final descent?

For Gawd so loved the world that he gave us a starlite scope and a .223 caliber rifle.

Attn Women: First Legal Male Prostitute Unzips in Nevada Brothel

Iraq littered with high levels of nuclear and dioxin contamination, study finds

City without a bookstore

An interesting chart to show to Bush/Repub apologist

My sister posts on a forum that has Republicans and Libertarians on it.

This may be a really stupid question,

Are you going to watch the 'State Of The Union' address?

I am working the Hope For Haiti telethon - somethng amazing just hapened!

Raw Story: Watchdog groups warn: ‘Corporate globalization’ of US elections is upon us

"My opponent is a wage busting, job outsourcing, Pro-Nafta Free Trader, loyal to corporations".

Intell Czar Dennis Blair Testifies Christmas Bomber Should Have Been Questioned by Non-Existent unit

Canadians to protest Stephen Bonaparte Harper's Imperial Ambitions Today

CNN just said Obama's ratings "plummeted" this week, that is not true 1:20pm PST

Electromagnetic Pulse Gun Stops Cars Cold

goldman Sachs Had Bomb-Sniffing Dogs, Police Barricades Before Its Earnings Announcement

A short history of working in America since Reagan

Update letter from Haiti from Partners in Health

Physician's Group: Obama Should Seize Moment to Push for Medicare for All

Freeper "ButThreeLeftsDo" worries that Pelosi is "targeting" Bachmann. NO, dumbfuck...we ALL are.

So, say Scalia retires...

Glenn Beck: Scott Brown is "creepy"

Andy Dick Arrested for Two Felony Counts Of Sexual Abuse

Prince George's County event sparks rumors of Wayne Curry running for (MD) governor

I am glad we lost a Senate seat

Guns and Gauze - or blaming the military.

Judge orders Roman Polanski to return to US for trial.

Krugman: "Jobs Not Created"

The simplest way to neutralize the SCOTUS ruling:

Dolphins: The Second-Smartest Animals?

NyTimes' Bob Herbert: They Still Don’t Get It

Bob Herbert: "The door is being slammed on the American dream & THEY STILL DON"T GET IT"

MUST SEE: Eric Alterman and Melissa Harris-Lacewell on Obama's First Year - Bill Moyers NOW

Official death toll in Haiti now 110,000

It's earned benefits, not "entitlements". It's investment in America, not "deficit spending".

It's earned benefits, not "entitlements". It's investment in America, not "deficit spending".

Student: ‘Beating So Bad Thought I Was Going To Die’

In the SCOTUS, "5-4" is becoming the new law of the land

Internet Virus Alert - "Spyfader" has been retooled

How We Can Revoke Corporate Personhood (a DU must Read)

Women face weight discrimination at the doctor's office, too

My comments sent in response to an "Organizing for America" request for support:

The coming century will be The Rise of Corporations and the Downfall of Nations

I'm not so sure......

It really is hell to think that something is wrong w/ you, but you can't go to a doctor to check

Imagine Charter Schools sells 5 schools for 44 million...will have them leased back to them.

AIG Bailout Secrets Exposed!

“60 Votes” — It Was Always Bullshit

While budget cuts shred public education, Obama pushes for more charter schools.

SC Lt. Governor has compared giving people government assistance to "feeding stray animals"

Venezuela steps up aid effort to Haiti, questions US military deployment

Freepers show their support for the Haiti telethon

A Very Simple Idea To Fight the Supreme Court Decision

Possibly the most evil press release ever written

I was watching "The West Wing" where Leo McGarry tells

Is it time to start taxing churches and other religious organizations?

Is it time to start taxing churches and other religious organizations?

For your entertainment...batshit insane.

This side has not yet learned something that the repukes have perfected.

J.D. Hayworth (slime-AZ) will challenge McCain in the repuke primary

Share your experience...

Saudi Arabia to lash Filipino rape victim 100 times

Saudi Arabia to lash Filipino rape victim 100 times

I have the solution to the SCOTUS decision....

Well, police matched bullet casing that was near Tiller's body with casings at Roeder family home

Well, police matched bullet casing that was near Tiller's body with casings at Roeder family home

It's time to CRUSH these giant corporations before it's too late - and here's how to do it

THIRTY FIVE channels air "Hope For Haiti" telethon. Guess who's not on the list.

Airport TSA worker pranks traveler. Loses job

My job requires I spend too much time with RW'ers (default). What or how do you define these people,

Tweety Gets Skewered in Essay

Stephen Colbert's The Word: LOSE

Am I mistaken, or is this generation of american conservatives

Security “Red Zones” in Haiti Preventing Large Aid Groups from Effectively Distributing Aid

This message is intended for lurking freeper types.

Wyoming (as in Matt Shepard) Schools prohibit anti-hate banners over gay sponsorship

Did You Listen to Air America

"Pass it now, we'll fix it later" - Pres. Clinton on NAFTA 1993.

A Death in the Congressman's Office (Joe Scarborough)

Corporate personhood should not be a novel concept in a liberal forum

Weiner On Health Care's Demise: We Lacked Leadership From Obama

With Air America gone do you still get progressive radio?

Brother of Terry Schiavo claims 'lies' are still being spread about her

Giant Times Square billboard broadcasts Obama advisor's affair

Giant Times Square billboard broadcasts Obama advisor's affair

Jean Simmons Has Died....

I think this is inexpressibly sad:

How Stupid Do You Have to Be to Think that Bribery and Speech Are the Same Thing?

If you were to leave the U.S., which country would you go to and why

Sign the petition to Congress against Corporate Voting

Amelia Earhart - The Handsome Family

Holy crap, it's Chewbacca

The Handsome Family - My Beautiful Bride

Flobots - Handlebars.

Flobots - Fight With Tools

Robin Trower - "Daydream," University of London, February 25, 1980

Donna Summer, "Last Dance" live

Vanity 6 - "Drive Me Wild"

Shalamar - "Dead Giveaway"

Hank & Jerry - "I'm Over You Now"

Prince - "The Beautiful Ones"...

Patton Oswalt - Sky Cake

SRV, "Voodoo Chile (Slight Return)," Live at the El Mocambo 1983

My new ride


The only thing worse than Ally McBeal OR Sussudio would be an Ally McBeal episode FEATURING Sussudio

Richie Havens' 2008 version of "Won't Get Fooled Again"'ve gotta hear this one.

Gladys Knight & The Pips, "Midnight Train To Georgia" live

My beachball-like head keeps flopping over and banging on my keyboard.

Robbie Robertson (with Peter Gabriel): "Fallen Angel"

Dead Kennedys - Kill The Poor - Sproul Plaza, 1978

Dead Kennedys - Viva Las Vegas - Live, 1979

If I may interrupt today's all YouTube video format-- Tell me, what is there besides Photobucket?

Wish they'd learn to spell my name right...

The BoDeans: "Black, White & Blood Red" LIVE on Letterman...KILLER "roots rock."

Cameo - "Word Up"

Add Keith Olbermann, Jon Stewart, and some ribbing of each other...

stupid iTunes

This may be a dupe but...the baseball player that's quitting to become a priest...

Orquesta de La Luz - Descarga de La Luz

Orquesta de La Luz - I Am A Piano

Orquesta De La Luz - Soy Esa Mujer

Gov't Mule - Thirty Days In The Hole. Mountain Jam IV, Hunter Mountain NY May 30, 2008

Dub Syndicate - Stoned Immaculate

After the from tonight...

Dub Syndicate - Secret Laboratory

What's so special about Cristiano Ronaldo?

Anybody remember Chubby Checker?

My balls itch!!

Dr Pablo & The Dub Syndicate - Dr. Who?


Veronica - No One But You

Man woke up kids to beat them and kicked their dog too

Be Still My Beating Heart

Indigo Before The Lock

Just finished reading (30 minutes ago):

Hay godammit!

OH mah Gawd... !!!

first kiss ~~ by Aa.

The Earth Dies Screaming


Food For Thought



How often do you take a bath?

Lambs Bread

Don't Let It Pass You By

One In Ten

Don't Slow Down

Silent Witness (One of my faves)

Burden Of Shame

Signing Off

Summer Cabin Kitchen.

I have way too much fun setting up the dogs.

Animal cruelty?

A little help with a Targus universal adapter cord?

Ayla Brown voted for John Kerry

Ok. That was a weird dream.

I think I'm going to get some tattoos

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 1/23/10

"In fact, he shot himself." "Badly, sir?" "No, extremely well".

Robin Trower, "Bridge of Sighs," University of London, February 25, 1980

Madam Medusa

USS Parche - periscope wake sighted on GD

A Riff on shoes

Damn it! The EMH Mark II is malfunctioning again!

Privatization of the Police Force--Fry and Laurie

Dirty Love

Happy Halloween, Everybody

Happy Halloween, Everybody

What should I do for my 25,000th post?

Hmm, I passed 6000 without even knowing it .

Laundry Detergent

Will Someone Please help me with my avatar?

Neil YOUNG and Will FERRELL YouTubes on the Conan farewell show - SMASHING!1

Ya know, Wolfmother really does 80's Style Metal well...

My personals ad on craigslist

Heard on NPR: Cat massage video form the 1990s

Great idea for a new bumpersticker: "Teabaggers Take It On The Chin."

4 flavors of Beck--Nobody's Fault But My Own

Chocolate museum in China

Here is why I don't get the "rec/unrec" feature

Showtime, for MrScorpio!

Ah , I found "Fearless" on Youtube .... Jeff Bridges is wonderful

If You Like Bluegrass Music, Ladies and Gentlemen, The Ebony Hillbillies

Dead Kennedys - Let's Lynch The Landlord - Live, 1980

So I take it when an electric widget starts smoking, it's time to pack it in

They are rebooting Spiderman in 2012

My boyfriend wants to quit his job.

"Paul McCartney" does alternate version of Blackbird - Funny

Okay, say what you will about Justin Timberlake, his version of "Hallelujah" on that

I like tetris, but ... whoa.

We gave already, do we still have to watch...

Mom forced her son to kill his pet hamster with a hammer as punishment for bad grades

Screenshot of my latest minimal Firefox configuration

Screenshot of my latest minimal Firefox configuration

Conan highlight video

* A Happy Moment*

**** Happy Birthday Omaha Steve!! ****

I have a technical question

Web Browser poll

HEY LADIES!!.... the first legal male prostitute in Nevada (PIC)

CMW or Heidi or any other fans of typewriters. Help please.

Mountain snow this morning.

So, I did something difficult.

Canned Beer Turns 75

I would not want this picture on the internet if it was me...

A wiley and excellent boy cat's work is never done,

Midlo is into necro-something-or-other

My psychiatrist told me that I need to come out of my shell...I need to speak my mind...

I got my labs back today

Just heard a few snippets of Obama's Ohio speech on NPR. I DO NOT like the "common folk" lingo.

Cats! The internet is made of cats!


Boozman Making Calls For Senate Bid

Democratic state Sen. Tom Holland of Baldwin City may run for governor

Field, Goal, or Punt?

Politicians declare runs for seat Brown vacating

Pence to Decide About Senate Bid This Weekend

POTUS signs HR4426, Tax Incentive for Charitable Donations to Haiti

CNN and MSNBC broadcasting the "Hope For HAITI Now" special, but

The Andy Richter show.

When the first term is over...

I remember Howard Sten saying around 92, 93 who is this Conan.

Andrew Shepard????

Photos: The Obama Presidency, January, 22nd 2010

Paul Doesn’t Want GOP Opponent To Oversee Election

The populist Obama of Jan. 22, 2010 - your opinion?

If Hillary were President.....

I guess I didn't hear Obama during the campaign correctly?

Nope not going back to 1994 or dystopian 1984.

AP Headline: World stocks tumble as Obama targets banks

I see Republicans energized and pulling out all the PR stops.

Dems are annoying me. PASS Health REFORM! PERIOD. And Chris

A funny thing happened when I donated to Organization for America just now......

Has anyone found one editorial praising the Supreme Court's Campaign

The Senate, not to mention the filibuster makes half our nation's voters less equal than the others

Stern Advice

Are Progressives fucking invisible to the democrats?

Ed Schultz's Sources: Dems Will Away From Pres. Obama In 2010

On HCR, better to do nothing than pass the Senate Bill:

Obama Assails Supreme Court Ruling On Political Advertising

"Where is the Obama who inspired hope of real change?"

Mr. President, Fight!

American Express Co. and Capital One... fell the most in more than eight month (CARD Act )

*A pic thread*

Hole in the Bucket! (SPEARHEAD!)

Biden Says U.S. to Appeal Blackwater Case Dismissal

J.D. Hayworth says he'll run against John McCain

Obama Brings Back Plouffe for Fall Elections

Obamanomics: Year One and Beyond

The "nuclear option" is ethically questionable and we should stay far away from it.

Plouffe is right: Republicans will campaign as if HCR passed, even if it doesn't

What if there was a government website listing all doctors with pricing info and official complaints

Dems Can Pass A Progressive HealthCare Reform Bill With The Nuclear Option

Mr. President did you forget.......its your turn to ..........

Obama to Appeal Dismissal of Blackwater Case

Obama's Showdown With Wall Street

In SOTU Should Obama Come Out Against Corporatism

Ok DU'ers who made this quote:The Republicans love the FETUS but hate the BABIES

First Mistake: Tax Cut Compromises with Republicans in the Stimulus Package

President Obama "destroys the field of 2012 GOP candidates" in a poll from...FOX NEWS!

If you criticize Reid, but not Obama, then YOU are the spineless ones

On Labor and Capital (Abraham Lincoln):

Statement from President Obama on the 37th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

Calling "The Rock Obama"!

Movies That You Would Give A Different Name....

I hear Dem's running for re-election in the midterm are thinking of running away from Obama

Mort Zuckerman is a sleaze

Does it look like HCR is stopped? The media keeps talking about things

Durbin will vote for Bernanke

Poll of Mass voters and non-voters

What if there was a government website listing all patients

Obama is calling back his campaign team to take over the 2010 midterms.

Obama's State of the Union agenda: Yes, I get it

It's the framing, stupid.

Obama Calls Team From 2008 for Races in Fall (NYT)

When someone gets as spastic as Mort Zuckerman was today on MSNBC

Rate the Obama Administration's first year...

Obama asked his former campaign manager, David Plouffe, to oversee House, Senate and Governor

Obama and the Long View

Michelle Obama's Strong Personal Image

Private Insurance is NOT a mechanism to promote social justice.

David Plouffe: November will be nothing like the nightmare that talking heads have forecast

CNN: The First Year Progress Report

Frank Rich: Obama needs to stop "deluding himself" and "fight."

I just told off a caller from the DNC -- and now I feel like crap about it.

Thank God, Nancy & Harry appear to be coming to their senses: "Reid, Pelosi work to save reform"

US Marines end role in Iraq :):):)

Would you like him to send you a fucking PUPPY? Newsweek bemoans Obama's "cold cool"

Have you seen the movie 'Avatar' yet, and is it good as they say?

It's just that my bullshit meter doesn't go off as often with Obama.

I'm no Nance Greggs... but here's a scheming daemons "righteous rant"

For President Obama this will be a week.....

Progressive Caucus Whip Diane Watson Will “Hold Her Nose” and Vote for Senate Bill

SC Lt. Gov. compares government assistance to "feeding stray animals."

Obama Blasts Supreme Court Campaign Finance Ruling

Krugman: Very good news on health reform

Coakley's loss and absolute disaster as a candidate IS the Massachusetts Story

47 Health Policy Experts (Including Me) Say, “Sign the Senate Bill”

How to Squander the Presidency in One Year

Dem leader says Sestak should pull a Gerlach

Hayworth Will Challenge McCain

Today's Gallup poll is brutal!

Who Should Obama Dump?

I think I screwed up...BAD

The GOP sells Big Ideas. We sell Small Technocratic Tweaks

Obama To Admit Congress Has 'Run Into A Bit Of A Buzz Saw' On Health Care

Failed Bank Information - Information for Premier American Bank, Miami, FL

Judge grants bail to suspended Broward deputy accused of forcing men to have sex

Dodd: Dems might need a month off from reform

CCTV in the sky: (UK) police plan to use military-style spy drones

NASA Extends the World Wide Web Out Into Space

Taco Del Mar files for bankruptcy protection

Fifth Bank of 2010 Fails in Florida

Germany issues arrest warrant of Argentina ex-Junta chief

Zelaya opts for temporary residence in Mexico

Paul Harvey in cahoots with J. Edgar Hoover?

US firm to remove Biblical references on gunsights

Weiner On Health Care's Demise: We Lacked Leadership From Obama

Populist backlash puts Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke under siege

World Digest: Britain raises its terror threat level to 'severe'

Van Hollen: Senate Bill’s Brand May Be Irrevocably Tarnished, So We May Go Reconciliation Instead

Global Stocks Tumble on Obama Bank Plans

Facebook Snatches User’s Vanity URL And Sells It To Harman International

Gates Sees Fallout From Troubled Ties With Pakistan

Tech groups back internet freedom call for US companies

Climate panel admits glacier gaffe

Blankenship, Kennedy debate coal, climate change

Australia Asked to Take Guantanamo Prisoners, Herald Reports

Government releases reams of free data

British firms banned from exporting faulty bomb detectors to Iraq and Afghanistan

Morales sworn-in for second term

Haiti rescuers race to rescue 'trapped survivor' (update he's rescued!)

Banks shut in Fla., Mo., NM, Ore., Wash.

Reid Says He’ll Support Bernanke for Second Term as Fed Chairman

In Haiti, 21-year-old man and elderly woman (84) pulled from rubble 10 days after earthquake

Hawaii Senate passes civil-unions bill, 18-7

Biden vows the US will appeal in Iraq Blackwater case

Poll: Frustration with D.C. fueled GOP in Mass.

Homeless veteran who saved 5 in fire laid to rest

Obama lashes out at campaign finance ruling

Pentagon chief defends arms sales to rivals India, Pakistan

International rights body criticizes US Supreme Court ruling on election spending

Brazil extradites Uruguay officer in 'Condor' case

(Haiti's)Government declares search and rescue phase over

Justice Stevens Bemoans Changed Court ("Corporate power at the cost of the individual")

Vessels collide in Port Arthur, evacuations ordered

Venezuela oil 'may double Saudi Arabia'

Bauer: Needy 'owe something back' for aid

24 States’ Laws Open to Attack After Campaign Finance Ruling

Obama Calls Team From 2008 for Races in Fall

Rahm up to his shit again anyone read this

Court Reduces ‘Shocking’ File Sharing Award

Will corporate money change campaigns? (The Hill)

In Landmark Campaign Finance Ruling, Supreme Court Removes Limits on Corporate Campaign Spending

Mass. Exit Polls: 'Brown Supporters' Thought They Were Voting For UPS

Those who voted for President Obama and Scott Brown favor public option

Former Army Top Brass Address Gitmo, Obama And More

SCOTUS ruling allows Saudi & Chinese big money to buy U.S. elections

A campaign funding mess (Greenfield | Boston Globe)

For Israelis, Mixed Feelings on Aid Effort

Our View: Court ruling a troubling turn (Norwich Bulletin)

Corporations aren’t people, don’t merit special protections (Boston Globe editorial)

GE has exported more American jobs to China under Jeffery Immelt

Survivors Flee Haiti Capital; Buried Still Saved.

My Trip to GTMO (Josh Rogin)

Biden Visits Iraq Amid Election Row.

Court's campaign finance decision a case of shoddy scholarship (Marcus | WaPo)

On High Court's Big Issues, 5-4 Split Is the Rule.

When the Media Is the Disaster

Palast: Supreme Ct Just Handed Anyone, inc. bin Laden or the Chinese Govt., Control of Our Democracy

San Diego Mayor (R): Proud to Testify for Marriage Equality

Why did US aid focus on security Haiti rather than helping Haitians?

Intimations Of Sanity (Krugman blog)

New York Times Takes Aim at Use Cash Movement

Campaign Finance Ruling May Get Legislative Response (CQ)

Manchurian Candidates: Supreme Court allows China and others unlimited spending in US elections

Time to Reign in Out-of-Control Corporate Influences on Our Democracy

Gates Sees Fallout From Troubled Ties With Pakistan

Uganda's "Kill the Gays" Movement Organizing in Newark, NJ

Federal Judge: If Torture Prevents Detainee Convictions, ‘So Be It’

GOP-linked company tracks online users’ ‘loan-worthiness’

AlterNet: Do Employers Really Need to Give Drug Tests for Pot?

Senate Dems Urge 10-Month Extension of Unemployment Benefits

SCOTUS eviscerates campaign finance regulations: What to do about it

A Preview of 2016 Election: Supreme Court Decides Anheuser-Busch v. Gore-Tex

Stocks Crash Following Scott Brown Win

Schumer calls for hearings on SCOTUS decision (The Hill, 1/21)

Ron Reagan: Farewell, Air America, when we need it most

Rubbing Salt in Guantanamo's Wounds: Task Force Announces Indefinite Detentions

Paul Krugman For The Fed

How to Squander the Presidency in One Year

Friday Talking Points (108) -- Obama's Pivotal Week

A Supreme Act Of Judical Treason Against The People Of The United States And What We Can And Must Do

Teddy Roosevelt Was Right: Ban ALL Corporate Contributions

The resurrection of Howard Dean

A partisan Supreme Court (Rutten | LAT)

Supreme Court's blow to citizen democracy (The Day editorial)

Ruling will have chilling effect (Imperial Valley Staff)

Corporations don't need a louder voice (Seattle Times editorial)

Poll: Oregon voters likely to raise taxes on corporations, wealthy

Fascinating suggestion to ditch the verb "To Be". Not such a crazy idea.

Did the Supreme Court Just Save Newspapers? (politics daily via Fox News)

Something is Wrong With Our World

Joe Conason: The right is wrong about Haiti

Rep. Donna F. Edwards' on Supreme Court Ruling and Need for Constitutional Amendment

The Boss sings at Hope for Haiti Benefit - "We Shall Overcome"

Beyonce performs "Halo" at Hope For Haiti Benefit

Firefighters Perform Dramatic Air Rescue of Dog in Rain-Swollen LA River

Madonna Performs "Like a Prayer" at Hope for Haiti Benefit

Hope For Haiti Now: "I'll Stand by You" - Shakira

Stevie Wonder sings at Hope for Haiti Benefit - "Bridge Over Troubled Water"

Christina Aguilera performing "Lift Me Up" at Hope for Haiti Benefit

Bill Clinton speaks at Hope for Haiti Benefit

Justin Timberlake and Matt Morris Perform "Hallelujah" at Hope for Haiti Benefit

Neil Young & Dave Matthews perform ''Alone and Forsaken'' at the Hope for Haiti Now Benefit

Keith Olbermann Comments On The Ignorance Of The Media

Hope for Haiti - Sting -

Does Corporate Money Lead to Political Corruption?

Review of Fiasco by Thomas E. Ricks

JAY-Z, Rihanna, the Edge, and Bono perform at Hope for Haiti Benefit

Cenk Interviews (D) Rep. Yarmuth - Where Will Dems Go Post MA Election?

PTV "On The Edge with Max Keiser" Finance! Markets! Scandal! The Warren Buffet, Beirut Connection

TYT: CNN Quotes Cenk To Challenge DNC Chairman Tim Kaine

the real John Roberts revealed...

Keith Olbermann Responds To Jon Stewart's Slamming

Weekly Address: As Long As I'm Your President, The Most Powerful Voice In Washington Belongs To You

The Economists' Sitting Bull Weekend January 22-24, 2010

C old February Forecast

Wangari Maathai and the reforestation of Kenya, one woman's

One quarter of US grain crops fed to cars - not people, new figures show

Disorder in the houses of OPEC

Tesla gets $465 million loan from DOE

California to Subsidize Solar Water Heaters

World's Largest Wood-Pellet Factory To Be Built in GA

Coefficient of Correlation of Rates of Deforestation to the Price of Soybeans? ... 0.13

Distillers grains, a byproduct of ethanol production , exports to China ‘exploded’ last year

Jennifer Lopez Calls Sarah Palin a Crazy B*tch on George Lopez Show!!!!

Thom Hartmann - The Personhood of Corporations

Golfer Jim Thorpe going to jail--ESPN crawl

It's down to 11

Sad. UConn is putting a serious thump-down on one of the light-weights from the Big-12.

Rachel Alexandra beats Zenyatta for 2009 Horse of the Year

HBO's Boxing After Dark (BAD) 1-23-10

Oakland A's top prospect ditches baseball -- for the priesthood

Israel pays UN for Gaza war damage

Israel's double standards over Haiti

Zelaya opts for temporary residence in Mexico

Colombian justice vs. human rights

Venezuela Central Bank Sends $3 Billion to State Fund

Venezuela’s Biggest Power Plant Sputters Amid Crisis

Mexico: Corporate Hit Men Find New Ways to Turn a Profit

Haiti: Guns or food?

Review of "Venezuela Speaks! Voices of the Grass Roots"

More African immigrants finding a home in Latin America

Venezuela vs the US on aid to Haiti

Brazil extradites Uruguay officer in 'Condor' case

Attn Peace Patriot -- USGS --Venezuela Holds One of the Largest Oil Accumulations

In case you missed it, Evo was sworn in for another five years on Friday

Herzog: Israel looking to adopt orphans from Haiti quake

Union Membership Dropped in 2009; Private Unions at All-Time Low

Union: Chrysler Delays Plan To Close Twinsburg Plant

UPDATE: Explusion overturned of student that had hunting rifle in car off-campus

Totally apolitical - but I just got home from "Sum of Us"

Hawaiian Senate Passes Civil Unions

What's being done today to combat homophobia in the military?

All My Children's Mitchell Dead at 89

Justin Timberlake's gettin' a lot of buzz from the Haiti telethon, so maybe no one noticed

Dolly Parton says gay rights are a 'human' issue

Words that are like fingernails on a chalkboard to me: "The homosexual lifestyle"

I wanted to share this photographer's work with people here

today as I waited for a memory update on my computer.

More pictures from the Opéra Comique Part 1

A few more from the heart of Hogtown

Raven, living dangerously

Since we're not doing signs...

Lady in broken mirror

R.I.P. Tim Hart

More Opéra Comique Part 2

Does this qualify as an outdoor still life?

sparrow exposed as world's most promiscuous bird

Public Invited To Pick Pixels on Mars

Humans Could Run 40 mph, in Theory

Protozoans Against Intelligent Design

Travel to Mars in Three Hours

Humans Caused Demise of Australia's Megafauna, Evidence Shows

Show Geithner And Bernanke The Door

5 banks bit the dust today.

How they swoop down and take over a bank, & more! X-post.

Guest Post: Front Running the Fed

Populist Surge on Hill Eases the Support for Bernanke

MS Drug Ampyra Gets FDA Nod (helps some to walk faster)

A couple of things to remember about that blueberry-juice study

Does the flu vaccine matter?

Diabetics--Can you tell the difference when your blood sugar is 250...

Nutrient 'Cocktail' Appears to Improve Dementia Symptoms

Rabbinic Text or Call to Terror?

A's prospect leaving baseball for the priesthood

The long history of religious groups doing charity in Haiti

I give Ultra-Orthodox Jews a free pass compared to other fundies...

Was Ayn Rand really an atheist?

I need a nod or an EEEK! ...RE: beets.

For all you bread bakers out there

Fresh Powder Meets Fine Dining at Cortina d’Ampezzo.

So, today is supposed to be National Pie Day

I just made a yummy for lunch.

Bread bakers resource center - Can't find the flour you want locally?

America's Test Kitchen makes the perfect creamy French Omelet