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Archives: June 27, 2010

Who Are The Real Children of Israel?

Karzai Given Timetable by G8 to Tackle Corruption in Afghanistan (Troops Remain Until at Least 2015)

There are no 6 y/o children on the no fly list. Unless her Daddy is named Sanjo, maybe

the "Fuel Film" in New Orleans Monday

surge update: Six NATO-led troops killed in Afghan bombing attacks-today

Karl Rove, Somehow the right hasn't distanced itself...

LA Times: Kagan's a not-so-leftist liberal

"I haven't seen this much incompetence since Michael Brown was running FEMA."

Why would two central air conditioners fail at the same time in the same house?

This is an example of why the corporate media aggravates me (from 1993)

Bill & Mick

Sunday Talk Shows

Case for Impeachment of Moratorium Judge Strengthened by New Evidence, Willful Failure to Recuse

Rumsfeld portrait unveiling revision just updated

BP Sends Fake Journalist to Cover the Gulf Spill

Idea to boost tourism to gulf coast & florida panhandle by using the oil...

Mr. Deficit Cutter Peterson's Blackstone Group begat Blackrock which is one of largest BP investor.

ret FBI agent, Coleen Rowley, ask: Victims of OILigarchy?"

Robotics and warfare

Dust devils in Ft. Rock Valley today.

Can someone help me figure something out?

Gulf Oil Spill Time-Lapse Video From NASA Satellites

Good news everyone - they've solved the unemployment problem!

So if we have a repeat of the banking crisis, whose fault will it be?

New rule : can't use the word "coffee shop" here anymore. Too inflammatory

Obama Secretly Deploys US Special Forces to 75 Countries Across World

Learning to Please the “Customer”: The Trials and Tribulations of Student Evaluations

Southern Baptists' response to gulf disaster: an "Evangelical Crusade To Go Green With God" (NPR)

Best Political Cartoons of the Week

Guests for the Sunday TV news shows

What exactly is "capital"? The G20 would like to know.

"Born right the first time" bumper sticker I spotted near taste of Chicago today.

Alaska's present, after 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill, might be Gulf Coast's future

Feds rewrite travel rules for U.S. attorneys!

Effort Uses Dogs’ DNA to Track Their Abusers

Has there ever been a national referundum on a ballot?

United Pilot Detained For Dropping His Pants At Security

How do you deal with an asshole youth coach?

I'm really sorry he's such a bully.

I currently oppose Kagan's confirmation, How about you?

Disturbing Sheriff Incident

U.S. embassy launches campaign to correct errors in Pakistani media

U.S. embassy launches campaign to correct errors in Pakistani media

Caption Public Anti-Lectual Sarah Palin

BP played big role in Alaska blowout preventer probe

Budget cuts will hit Britain's poorest families six times harder than the richest

surge update: US service member killed in Afghanistan

We need to see this again. The Christian Fascists Are Growing Stronger

Corruption leads to new rules for Afghan contracts

Ethics investigation of Pomeroy extended

Cop’s lawyer claims hitting an Iraq veteran 20 times was ‘too little’ force

Cop’s lawyer claims hitting an Iraq veteran 20 times was ‘too little’ force

Chavez: 'genocidal' Israel will be put in its place

Toon: Our declaration of independence from British power

Toon: Our declaration of independence from British power

What to Expect at G20: Lots and Lots of Cops


Hands Off Social Security: There Are Better Ways to Cut the National Debt

Calling for Accountability on the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

America's Got Talent

The Al Gore story: What to make of Bambi and the sex poodle

Watch Janeane Garofalo's latest standup for free @ Epix

Toon: Our Sacrifice to the SUV God

Corps to take delivery of first EFV prototype

Gone missing in Indiana: An affordable public education

Man Indicted for Using Right to Free Speech

New GOP Group Plans To Spend Millions This Fall

Frank Rich: The 36 Hours That Shook Washington

david gregory presents john mccain

Two American Service Members Shot Dead in Eastern Afghanistan

Video on cell phone at Goodwill leads to arrest

Can a Conservative Extremist be a PRACTICING Christian?

Mr Fish: Quick, get outta here while Joe's providing cover!

Timothy Serwinowski

Gay teen shut out from high school’s prom to lead NYC pride parade

Poland Reveals 2012 Deadline for Afghan Exit (Coalition of the Leaving)

From ABC in (wtf?) email: In the fog of war, how do we know when we’ve won? Ask the CIA.

As long as GITMO is open, Dick Cheney lives.

Mark Neuman (R), if elected god, would ban homosexuality

All proceeds from these satirical shirts will be given to

Last night I watched about 2 hours of CBC's coverage of the Toronto protests. Very disturbing.

You never see a sports book downsize, do you?

Troubled Contractor Gets Afghanistan Security Deal (Xe)

CIA Chief Leon Panetta: In Afghanistan, U.S. Has Committed 1,000 Troops Per Each Al Qaeda

Court to rule on Sarbanes-Oxley and gun rights. Last day for Justice Stevens

PIC & ANIMATION: the next Republican Terminator of California: Megnold Whitmanegger

I wish I had a Trillion (or 2) Dollars. After reading about Reagen, The Gulf waters,...

afghanistan: the war that did in the soviets. we thought we could conquer it?

Little spent on oil spill cleanup technology

The 36 Hours That Shook Washington-by FRANK RICH

The 36 Hours That Shook Washington-by FRANK RICH

Fuzzy Math in the Gulf reporting

Fuzzy Math in the Gulf reporting

gotta love the MSM. Afghanistan is a mess, we remain in Iraq, oil is gushing,

We can always ask.


But, but, but it was tough legislation! Bank stocks soar on financial regulation agreement.

But, but, but it was tough legislation! Bank stocks soar on financial regulation agreement.

Jindal blocks opening of records from oil spill

Stop a riot by offering chocolate

"Free trade" deal with Korea

Triple murder in India highlights increase in 'honour killings'

Should we inform the Senate leaders how to force a filibuster?

I haven't drawn a cartoon since Gerald Ford was president (high school paper)

My latest ltte printed re:help for veterans and soldiers with ptsd

Toxic Sand: Another Enemy in Afghanistan?

Hospitalized Cheney reported feeling much better

The Oil Drum: Weather, Progress, Creating a Post-Peak Future, and More

Falling branch kills baby in NYC's Central Park

Feinstein: If Petraeus Wants Afghanistan Troop Drawdown Scrapped, 'Give It To Him, Absolutely'

DU...Help me out here....My spouse and I just had an argument about cuts in Social Security

‘American Crossroads,’ a Rove-led GOP campaign group, plans to spend millions

Has anyone heard of the documentary Restrepo?

389 Miles: "Living the Border"

Question for our Gun nuts

New 1500 calorie burger - burger sandwiched between 2 grilled cheese sandwiches

Question for people obsessed with gun rights

Delete, dupe

Idaho GOP accepts platform with loyalty oath, call for repeal of 17th Amendment

This deja vu shit is depressing

Mods, why did my second gun rights thread get locked?

RW BS Alert! CSPAN2 @ 12:30 PT -- "Manchurian President"

Pete Peterson’s Anti-Social Security Talking Points: Coming Soon to Texas Textbooks?

Video: Time-lapse view of Gulf oil spill from NASA satellites

Oil in the Gulf will become the norm, the status quo.

Thank You Andrew Sullivan !!! - More Insight Into The MSM...

Wingnut "reporter" calling Rolling Stone's HASTINGS a liar (on with Mistah KURTZ)

My friend's housekeeper stole his percocets..

A Leftist Oath in support of Obama's centrist agenda

How many Americans should die for the corrupt Islamic republic we created in Afghanistan? nt

How many Americans should die for the corrupt Islamic republic we created in Afghanistan? nt

How many Americans should die for the corrupt Islamic republic we created in Afghanistan? nt

David Brooks is a real peach. Spins blame for the McChrystal mess on

anyone see "Exit through the gift shop?"

We used a little bit of prison labor to do some odds and ends around the golf course

21 Years After Exxon Valdez Oil Spill, Many Animal Species Still Struggling To Survive -

Out in the Silence

Can we put some distance between the rec / unrec buttons

BP's Methane Monster: From the Gulf to the Globe

Breaking on MSNBC - Senator Byrd hospitalized in serious condition

One Battalion’s Wrenching Deployment to Afghanistan

President Nixon In The Rear-View Mirror

Pay ATTENTION America!

China's young college grads toil in 'ant tribes'

China's young college grads toil in 'ant tribes'

Coffee, juice, toast, eggs, a paper, and a CAPTION!!! Come do Head Wreck. (He's flammable this a.m.)

Moran strikes again

Court to rule on corporate reform law and gun rights (could extend gun rights in the US)

Fiorna plays Latinos against the Delta smelt

Chief Justice Roberts' Never-ending Quest

Deficit Hawks, Please Explain This... - DailyKos

The New World Order 2010

cnn reporter says she may NOT have reported what mcchrystal said

Please explain this social security thing to me.

Please explain this social security thing to me.

MUST READ - History News Network: Myths from the Right about the Disaster in the Gulf

Shooting at San Francisco gay pride event leaves one dead, 2 wounded

women who behave rarely make history

Grampy McBush: Most illegals aren't drug mules but Brewer's "doing a good job and is on right track"

Wassup Idaho?! Brother came and helped you out!

another foreclosure ghost town

OK,Folks-ltte from a conservative re:McChrystal -help me formulate a response

"BITE ME" Mr. Fish: Eat at Joe’s

Martin Ginsburg, husband of Supreme Court Justice

Germany Warns US Not to Become 'Addicted to Borrowing'

Germany Warns US Not to Become 'Addicted to Borrowing'

It does not matter .....

High-Risk Health Insurance Pools: Not Necessarily Affordable & Not Enough $$$ to Cover Cost

Ironically, while looking for President Obama G20 live speech, all I can find on MSNBC

Gulf oil spill spews anxiety and despair

Gulf oil spill spews anxiety and despair

Senator Robert Byrd on the 1964 Civil Rights laws

My Sunday evening gift to DUers

Senator Robert Byrd Railing Against President Bush in 2007

"AmericaSpeaks" steers debate towards cutting benefits, keeping low taxes on wealthy

What would you do to make the world a better place?

Anyone here from Grand Rapids, MI?

60 minutes - more Blackwater fuckups

Some dumbass on This Week (no, not George Will) was just

Senator Robert Byrd's speech opposing the Iraq War in March of 2003

LOL... So I'm Watching A PBS Travel Log On Istanbul, And The Military There...

LOL... So I'm Watching A PBS Travel Log On Istanbul, And The Military There...

Naked woman steals police car, leads officers on chase, gets Tasered

Ohio 6-Year-Old Turns Up on Terror Watch List

(Hoping for his recovery) -- Senator Byrd's February 2003 Speech

Extension of Bush tax cuts could test Republicans' deficit resolve

Why doesn't anyone bring up "Senator Pork?"

Why doesn't anyone bring up "Senator Pork?"

Senator Byrd, a voice for those who have no voice

Celebrity fan clubs are silly, but benign. Fan clubs for ANY elected official are harmful

Sen. Byrd, 92, is hospitalized and said to be seriously ill

I don't care about politics anymore - just get the job done.

Is Cheney still with us?

Some photos from Anchorage "Hands Across the Sand" and Pridefest today

The New Right Wing Authoritarianism

Hands across the sand photo thread!

Image of oil spewing enthralls and repels

Senator Robert Byrd Weeps Over Ted Kennedy's Tumor


Have the giant puppets been deployed at the G-20 summit yet...

DU Wayback Machine: Episode #347... David Stockman 1981...

World cup officiating incompetent -- 1966 in reverse as England not awarded goal

Pope: Belgian sex abuse raids deplorable

We, in this country, need to get a serious dialogue going about profit.

History, with rose-tinted hindsight

Texas GOP platform: criminalize gay marriage and ban sodomy, outlaw strip clubs and pornography

A thought on the loss of some seats in the up coming election

15,000 Progressive Activists in Detroit: Why No Media or Respect?

How bad has the economy become?

'My goal is to cut our deficit by half by 2013...' - Pres. Obama...

My father died of congestive heart failure in November of 1996...

Sen. Robert C. Byrd, March 19, 2003. Ten minutes worth your time.

CIA director FAIL on 'This Week': "the most serious threat to the US come from within". Question:

Interesting Visit With My Parents This Weekend

America Speaks Forum yesterday - pictures

Post a FACT about Dick Cheney

Check this out: What seems like a good thing is actually disguising support to stop Soc Security!

Ruth Bader Ginsburg's husband died today



We have " Fixed News..."

The quaint concept of a millionaire being "rich".

Tuna's End

This time next year...I too, plan to look like Mrs Obama...

Libertarians make bad lifeguards.

Firing McChrystal Isn’t Enough. Fire the War

Drudge is finally feeling the desperation that the rest of the right is feeling

Top Five Lobbies F**king Up Our Country (IMO)

Toronto Police Attack Protesters And Journalists At G20 - HufPo

Moratorium Won’t Stop Unprecedented BP Project in the Arctic

Moratorium Won’t Stop Unprecedented BP Project in the Arctic

Philippe Cousteau Jr:An aerial view of ruthless oil's impact

Senator Byrd is Ill; A Note on West Virginia's Vacancy Laws

As someone who has been represented by Senator Byrd for most of my life

If you were granted three wishes to change the world, what would they be?

Judge who killed drilling ban a hero in Louisiana

Tea Party Show of Character Protest!

Cindy Sheehan links wars to nation's woes

Cindy Sheehan links wars to nation's woes

Tea Partier shows true nature in Columbus Dispatch article.

A Rod Serling screenplay predicted the rise of an Objectivist/Libertarian nightmare.

A Note on West Virginia's Vacancy Laws

One of the faces of the charter school movement is the "spokesperson in demonizing public schools"

Huckabee defends using term ‘ick factor’ to describe gays

"The black Bloc - raging against the very corporate machine you bought your supplies from"

Does your car or truck leak oil?

Bob Herbert: Worse Than A Nightmare

Ok, exactly how will we meet the G20 directive to cut the deficit in half in 3 years?

Taking Joy in announcing the *****WINNERS***** in the June Photo Contest

Obama's original sin on Afghanistan. What cost to avoid the "peacenik" label?

Why is it that police are allowed to kill an innocent person, get away with it?

Library Censorship

Library Censorship

Auth: Continuing SNAFU in the graveyard of empires

what if we closed out bases around the world, brought ALL our military home, and devoted

10 Page Summary of the Fin Reg Bill (from

Lexington Pride Festival *Dialup warning* 23 images

Lexington Pride Festival *Dialup warning* 23 images

Disturbing Sheriff Incident

Robert Byrd joined the Ku Klux Klan at age 24

Toon: Miss us yet?

Gulf oil spill... It's personal to me

Heads-Up !!! - America Speaks in LA – They Want Economic Recovery, No Social Security Cuts - FDL

Sen. Robert Byrd on Homosexuality...

Bought shrimp from daughter of suicide boat Captain Kruse today.

Bought shrimp from daughter of suicide boat Captain Kruse today.

Elites are using religious extremism to sustain and expand their power.

The only way to actually shore up Social Security...

Maybe Tea Partiers are having more trouble than we realized?

Will we ever elect a President as Liberal as Richard Nixon again...

Haven't seen a pelican or cormorant in weeks.

50,000,000 people are on food stamps. 1 in 5 families can't afford food.

In Difficult Times, Small Things Mean A Lot.

In Difficult Times, Small Things Mean A Lot.

Elena Kagan, Willing Accomplice

Tomas Young, the Iraq War vet portrayed in Body of War, is a great admirer of Robert Byrd

Do you think our government is sufficiently compromised that we have effectivly become unrepresented

Private landowner closes century old trail to public water falls

BP oil spill Corexit dispersants suspected in widespread crop damage

Massage therapist reports Gore incident to police by reading prepared statement?

Report: US warships stationed off Iranian coast

As for the myth that Obama packed the Fiscal Commission

President Obama's position on Social Security

Seventy percent of all personnel that work for the Department of Defense are private contractors.

"Please spread... I want to piss off the world.". HQ Gulf flyover,6/21

Shit! When Cheney finally does go tits up, the President will have to say something nice about him.

Frustrated by boycott, station owners want BP help

My daughter was just offered a job

Corporate Water-boarding

Already There - The Verve

Was moviemaking really better "back then?"

I had chinese for dinner tonight. . . .

In case you were wondering, Generalissimo Francisco Franco is still dead

Good Lord, The Movie, "Funny People" Is Truly Awful

World Cup Players Faking Not Only Fouls, But Orgasms!

Here come old flattop he come grooving up slowly He got joo-joo eyeball he one holy roller...

Would anyone like a nice roast beef sandwich?

OK...Flogging Molly's "Live at the Greek Theater" is one of the greatest live albums EVER

I got new speakers for my computer.

It Could be Sweet

Wanna See Two Great Artists Doing Their Thing

I TIVOed Syfy's "Dinocroc vs. Supergator." Don't tell me how it ends!

I've been listening to Pandora all day

Back off Boogaloo

Troll or just the stupidest person on earth?

David Mitchell totally looks like Elena Kagan.

everyday feels like another new drug

I was just 13 then, almost 60 now: Goldfinger. He loved only gold. Perhaps you should listen.

I was just 13 then, almost 60 now: Goldfinger. He loved only gold. Perhaps you should listen.

Good news: I do not have ringing in my ears

Rheumatoid Arthritis can affect all the little things...

Dick Meat.

When Dick "Dick" Cheney is admitted to the hospital for 'discomfort'...

Off to a good start. Post your favorite song intros.

Albany Bar Owner Accused of Beating Up Food Critic

Was it something I said? - an apology ...

So, I have green and red peppers popping up everywhere...1

We are going to have to agree to disagree here.

My new apple iPhone sucks

Everything really pisses me off. A rant.

Spending the night at my Father's nursing home was a strange experience..

Ohhhhh that must have been some really bad tequila.

A nice song to play, played it before, it is a great song.

She's your adolescent dream,

Why can't people refrain from scratching DVD's? (mini-rant)

World Cup Cats

Echo Lawn Trimmer

Post a song that is about or mentions a POMPETUS!

People not responding to my posts really piss me off, A Rant.

Paul picked me up a new's very odd

The internets are crashing...

This dog's a REAL hero.

I want to see the Argies send Mexico packing today!

Re: youtube videos. Just post the goddamn youtube link without a bunch of "words"

GOOOOOOAAAAALLLLLLL!!!!!!!!! 1-0 Argentina!

N/T eom

My friend's housekeeper stole his percocets..

I told my Gentleman friend, Jason, that I found my Furbies....



Oh, Sookie ... Snoop Dogg

Saffie LeMew's kitty crew...6 weeks old

Caption this pic!

Trapped drunk driver opens another beer as awaits rescue

Ladies and Gentleman... and I use the term absurdly, I present to you... the bass vuvuzela.

TROUBLETOWN's take on the BP crisis:

Baked Dilbert:

It's bikini time in Tucson, and no, that's not Kali

People yakking in public really piss me off. A rant.

It's about 90 degrees here with high humidity.

MIDDLEFINGERMOM IS SO-O-O-O-O-O-O-O-O-O-O LAZY... ... ... ... ... ...




"n/t" and "eom".

This is how I feel about the vuvuzelas (video)


My husband and kids left for six weeks


Dear God I'm without adult supervision for the next two weeks!!!

Ceva Logistics, the trucking company that employed me the last 3.5 years

Why didn't someone tell me the 3rd season of Leverage started.

It is MoviPrep day and I am so hungry

This royal throne of kings, this sceptred isle...

Had a little problem this morning.

Holy crap, what in the hell happened to Barry Manilow?

Is anyone else watching the Rush documentary on VH1??

Show of hands: Who's going to be breaking the law tonight?

The best part of "Million Dollar Baby" is how it ends with her winning that last boxing match by KO.

Please stop typing "n/t" and "eom".

The new dog has come to the house...

What's everyone doing for the 4th?


How much change do you have?

I want to see Handball Maradona and his team sent home today!!


Frostie The Dancing Cockatoo

People reading books and using highlighters in public really piss me off. A rant.

Each World Cup I let slide and go into reactionary nationalism

Does anyone have advice on how to make yourself stop wanting something?

Man accused of trying to sell baby for $25 in front of Walmart

Anyone ever go to the Gaspe Peninsula in Quebec?

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Paws of Fury Edition

It has been a long time...Let it load...lots of pics

Test you internet connection speed..

You're so vain, you probably think this post is about you.

"People, they're the worst" and other Seinfeld quotes...

A lazy Sunday afternoon poem: The Purple Flower

A humble request for kitty vibes for my Evie

This is literally AND figuratively one of the sweetest things I've seen in a LONG time...

Did anyone else find Up in The Air a little too trite and cute...

What are you reading?

Do you ever blow off spellchecker with your posts?

Random tip: Shaving cream works great to clean stainless steel appliances!

Pics of the House and a tree, just because I like it --

Pics of the House and a tree, just because I like it --

New Laurie Anderson Album is awesome!

Calif. father accused of trying to sell his baby for $25 at Walmart is beaten by jail inmates

U.S. embassy launches campaign to correct errors in Pakistani media

Palin decries 'Dumpster divers' at Calif. campus

Falling branch kills baby in NYC's Central Park

Goldman Sachs' Bayou Fine: Firm Told To Pay $20.6 Million In Hedge Fund Ponzi Scheme

Captured soldier's family marching to Jerusalem

BP played big role in Alaska blowout preventer probe

Three Killed at Political Rally in Mexico

One killed in central Bosnia bombing

Barack Obama invites China's Hu Jintao for state visit

George Osborne's budget cuts will hit Britain's poorest families six times harder than the richest

Facebook to launch India operations in two months

Civil rights organizations question nominee Elena Kagan's record on race

Report: Toronto police rough up journalists, arrest peaceful protesters at G20

92 year old Sen. Robert Byrd D-W Va hospitalized in serious condition

Spies told to reveal instructions which 'turned blind eye to torture'

Headmaster beheaded, schools torched in Afghanistan

US Official: Condemnation Of N Korea Builds Momentum For UN Action

Bingaman: ‘Difficult to see’ 60 votes for climate change bill

Daughter says Cheney likely to leave hospital soon

Overture to Taliban Jolts Afghan Minorities

CIA: At most, 50-100 Al Qaeda in Afghanistan

T.D. Alex Moves into Southwest Gulf

GOP govenor hopefuls talk tough on illegal immigration

Man Critically Injured, Two Others Shot During San Francisco Gay Pride "Pink Saturday" Event

Martin Ginsburg, justice's husband, dies

US Military Chief In Israel For Top-Level Talks

Report: Karzai holds secret talks with top militant

WORLD: CIA reports Iran has enough uranium for 2 bombs

Documents show vast cleanup of Plum Island land

H1B visa growth signals recovery

'Hands Across Sands' attracts thousands

No skimmers in sight as oil floods into Mississippi waters Read more:

Longtime Sen. Byrd in hospital, seriously ill

Leon Panetta: There May Be Less Than 50 Al Qaeda Fighters In Afghanistan

As Gulf Disaster Unfolds, NYers Hold Hands to Protest Off-Shore Drilling

CIA defends Blackwater contract worth $100m

Sometimes you just have to look those stinkers straight in the eye..

Fix News and Mike Huckabee trash CCR song Who'll Stop the Rain

Nine Years On, Only 41 Percent of Americans Believe US Can Win in Afghanistan

Nine Years On, Only 41 Percent of Americans Believe US Can Win in Afghanistan

Liberals Question Kagan's Stance on Detainees

Kagan Critics: Keepin' It Klassy

Is Obama still letting BP....

Moron Sarah Palin praises column linking Obama, Hitler

Stopping The Hemorrhage Of The SGR Pay Cut Is Not Enough

Simon Johnson's argument against the financial reform bill simply doesn't hold water.

Moratorium Won’t Stop Unprecedented BP Project in the Arctic

Political cartoonist Tony Auth nails it once again...

Obama Administration Won't Charge Blackwater in Sudan Sanctions Case

"A Look at Children and the President’s FY 2011 Federal Budget"

I'm sorry but I really don't like Karzai (Afghanistan)

Republicans are Undercutting National Economic Recovery -- and Dems Need to Say So 24/7

BREAKING-Sen. Byrd Hospitalized in ‘Serious’ Condition

How can the GOP win anything if they are ASHAMED OF THEIR PARTY??

Public Isn't Buying Wall Street Reform: AP Poll

Diluted provisions a big win for banks

PIC: Forget G-8.. Obama sit and watch World Cup

Stimulus: largest middle class tax cut in history and an increase in unemployment benefits

Kristol, Liz Cheny praise Obama on Afghanstan

Kristol, Liz Cheny praise Obama on Afghanstan

West Virginia's 'centrist' governor readies for national role (Byrd's Senate seat)

Cameron digs in over Falklands as oil revives former tension

Calls to ban brothels in Australia's 'Bible belt'

This extending of Blackwater contracts really SUCKS!

8-year-old burn victim denied medical procedure by FDA

"The 36 Hours That Shook Washington" (Frank Rich)

Huckabee says polling shows he's the best Republican to take on Obama in 2012

What we need to highlight before November elections

Al Gore is accused of groping a woman

Lawmakers express doubts about Afghan withdrawal assurances

The elections are about four months away. What should Democrats campaign on:

"Sir, some of the guys here, sir, think were losing, sir.”

Sounds Corny? So F*#*^g What? Hope is still better than None!

Barbour has mobilized only 58 of 6000 National Guard troops authorized by the President.

Who on here would be agreeable for the US to shut down its

'Not since FDR has a president done so much to transform this country.'

How Dems Can Have A Damn Good Election Cycle In 2010

Indian professionals to oppose UK cap

Herbert: Worse Than a Nightmare (the reality of an unwinnable war)

Venezuela says will pay for nationalized H&P rigs

"It's been 18 months and people continue to be surprised when i do what i said i'm going to do"

Striptease on Australia's Uluru angers Aborigines

A year later, coup talk again rattles Honduras

AP: Drilling Protestors Join Hands on Florida Beaches

Westboro Baptist parody GaGa's Telephone

Police abandon cars at G20 protests amid $1 billion security clampdown

Broken windows, burnt cars left by G20 riots in Toronto

G20 Protests Heat Up: Video of police car fire in Toronto

G20 Protest Toronto 2010 ; Anarchists Burning Police Cars and Looking For a Fight

G20 Protests - Toronto 2010 (birdseye view)

International Monetary Fund arrival for the Toronto G-20 Summit


Toronto Police Attack Peaceful Protesters and Journalists at G20 Protests

Best Church of God Vs. Greg Epstein

G20 Cop Cars Set on Fire/Windows Smashed - Raw Footage - Part 2

G20 Toronto: Black Bloc FAIL (Undercover POLICE) Destroy Undercover Vehicles as REAL Protesters Film

G20 TORONTO - What We Saw (Video 1) POLICE CAR

TYT Interviews MSNBC's Ratigan: Banks Keep Stealing, Why Keep Paying?

Violent Protest or Agent Provocateurs? Toronto G8-G20

Rescuer: Call to BP's Oil Hotline 'Unbelievable'

CIA Dir Panetta: 'may be less than 50 al Qaeda in Afghanistan'

Hydraulic Fracking & Lies From Oil Companies About Safety

Sarah Palin Protest at CSU Stanislaus

Rethink Afghanistan: "We're F*cking Losing This Thing."


What the media ignored: 25,000 peacefully demonstrate against G20 policies in Toronto

Sarah Palin Protest at CSU Stanislaus Turlock CA

Meg Whitman Answers Planted Questions At Fake Town Hall

BP - Burning sea turtles alive - Is anyone going to stop them?

Bill Maher: Religious Weather Forecast

Hands across the sand was HUGE!

G20 Toronto 2010 provocatuers

Carly Fiorina confused about creating jobs

NEW BP Oil Spill FLYOVER FOOTAGE 6/21/2010

TYT Canadian Banks versus US Banks

"And so, my fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you ...

Bush Gets Embarrassed by Other World Leaders

Open live mic remarks after Sarah Palin's speech at CSU Stanislaus in Turlock - 25 June 2010

I'm a Mac ... and I've Got a Dirty Secret

TYT Interviews Rep. Alan Grayson - War Is Making You Poor & More

US diploma mills: Scamming the Third World.

Frank Rich: 36 Hrs that shook DC

Best Political Cartoons of the Week

Chernow Essay: The Feuding Fathers

Financial Regulation...NYT. Editorial ..

Looters stealing from Iraq's unprotected archeological sites

Interview with Ruy Teixeira on "Demographic Change and the Future of the Parties"

America Speaks in LA – They Want Economic Recovery, No Social Security Cuts

Greg Jaffe: Military disturbed by rapid turnover at top in Afghan, Iraq wars

What if Rolling Stone Had Covered Gen. Douglas MacArthur?

Extreme Measures: Arming the Zealotocracy, Serving the Elite

Oliphan: Kagan's a not so leftist liberal

Terminations, Reductions and Savings (FY 2011 US Budget proposals)

Save a Whale, Save a Soul, Goes the Cry

Postponing the 2010 Congressional Elections, REVISITED

Herbert: Worse than a nightmare

Cuban former castaway Elian on military track

Wanna know how F#*KED we really are? (oil industry)

Petraeus cannot win if he sticks with current tactics

Nation Can't Afford to Suffer a Revival of Reaganomics

The Politico Opens the Kimono. And then Pretends it Never Happened.

May Toronto's G20 Be the Last

What's the Story, Morning Glory?

Black leaders announce move against conservative attempt to distort King Dream

When Capitalism Meets Cannabis

Insurance Pools Readied in Some States

Endless war, a recipe for four-star arrogance


Northern spotted owl marks 20 years on endangered species list

The St Lawrence Seaway - Oil Spill Some 30 Years Ago - Prelude to the Gulf Tragedy

How BP wants to start over in bid to contain Gulf oil spill

Extolling the benefits of heating with pellets (Maine)

Companies Peddling Microbial Cures to Oil Spill Come Calling on Gulf Coast

Reports suggest Louisiana ignored own plans for oil spill

What is the latest about oil dispersant usage?

As Oil Spill Grows, So Does Need For Data On Health Effects

Civil Liability for Nuclear Claims Bill, 2010: is life cheap in India?

GOP: Obama's panel is biased: spill inquiry panel has no oil experts, only drilling foes

The Oil Drum: Weather, Progress, Creating a Post-Peak Future, and More

AREVA covers up extent of massive nuclear reactor cost overrun

Politics embroil gulf research grants (GOP govs. want all the BP moolah)

Painting a mountain to save a glacier

Genetically Altered Salmon Get Closer to the Table

Indian Point Unit 2 Cruising Down Davis-Besse Boulevard

Monarch butterflies use internal compass to find their way

Another Bogus GOP Claim: Obama refuses to use skimmers!

Turtle Deaths Called Result of Shrimping, Not Oil Spill

The Unseen Disaster (commentary on subsurface Gulf oil plumes by Texas A&M marine scientist)

Being coached by Bob Bradley finally catches up to U.S.

For El Supremo. A tough day for us all. A couple more shots from Omaha.

World cup losses are painful for many reasons.

I so want England to win so that Argentina can


Dustin Pedroia's injury works to Oakland A's benefit

"Germany smothers England Refs miss goal" " Controversial goal helps Argentina doom Mexico"

O's Sweep Nats

What's wrong with England's soccer team?

I Need My NFL Fix. Can Anyone Help Me Out?

Are there too many World Cup threads currently on DU?

Red Sox beat up Lincecum; even with injuries, take series from Small Men


Bob Bradley: Still our coach, or greeter at Wal-Mart?

Colombia's displaced face ample hurdles, even death, to recover stolen land

Former AUC boss 'HH' pleads guilty of murder

69-Year-Old Native Leader Heads 1,500-Km March

What's really happening in El Salvador?

Cuba: Contras split over blockade

Ecuador would get oil revenue under proposed law

A year later, coup talk again rattles Honduras

Agriculture Committee to Vote on Freedom Travel to Cuba on Wednesday, June 30

Report: Flyers getting Nabokov for seventh-round pick

WOLA Announces Second Death Threat From Colombian Paramilitaries For Working With Displaced Peoples

Why the term 'gun regulation' sometimes bothers me.

Transgender Student Beaten in Alleged Hate Crime

Link to SF Pride live stream

McDonald v. Chicago decision could be coming down tomorrow

Gay couples pay more for less

O'Reilly gets heat over statements on guns ...

Prof. Fires Back at Huckabee

Question for people obsessed with gun rights

Gay man claims Parkersburg officers beat him

Lexington Pride Festival *Dialup warning* posted in GD

Newlywed Not Allowed To Change Name On License

Have you ever had one of those moments when you realized you were so out you stopped censoring

Cuccinelli: Gays Not Included in 14th Amendment

Today in Labor History June 27 Congress passes the National Labor Relations Act, & more

Organized labour rallies against corporate bailouts during G20 protest

Feed Me Mommy, Part Deux

Joshua Tree


Evolution of a Smile, and other images

Could we have a thread for calendar submissions?

Announcing the *****WINNERS*****of the June Contest with great Joy

These girls just make me smile.

Galaxies linked by quasar-making nebula six times bigger than the Milky Way

Captured soldier's family marching to Jerusalem

Chavez: 'genocidal' Israel will be put in its place

Israeli soldier's family urges swap

U.S. army chief: I always try to see challenges from Israeli perspective

Israeli submarines have cruise missiles armed with nuclear warheads in the Gulf near Iran!

Chavez: 'genocidal' Israel will be put in its place

The Family That Shows Why There Needs To Be a Naval Blockade on Gaza

I have been having escape dreams

starcodes _Heather Roan Robbins

Very interesting! Laughing Clubs

Traditional Hindu temple dedicated in Mississippi

Believe in God... instantly!

Jesus Died on a Tree Trunk?

Can a Conservative Extremist be a PRACTICING Christian?

Test to predict menopause age a step nearer

Just got my first juicer.

Psychiatric Medication Risk in Children

Acupuncture improves exercise tolerance of patients with heart failure

Misnamed Financial Services “Reform” Bill Passes, Systemic Risk is Alive and Well

Fannie Mae to Charge Strategic Defaulters, for Everything

What caused the Budget Deficit (Before the Financial Crisis)?

Deficit Doves, the Gift that Keeps on Giving

Is the U.S. a Fascist Police-State?